Rock Bridge had three wrestlers lose today in the state finals, with one still having a chance to place as high as third.
Missouri guard Jason Horton and his former teammate, Stefhon Hannah, were charged with third-degree assault Friday in connection with a January fight at a late-night restaurant.
Hansen will swim in the preliminaries of the 100-meter freestyle and the 200-backstroke today. He competes in the preliminaries of the 200-breaststroke Saturday and the 100-breaststroke Sunday. The Grand Prix marks the first long-course meet — the same format as the Olympic trials and the Olympics — that Hansen has competed in since the U.S. National Championships in August.
Columbia has five wrestlers competing in the state finals, three from Rock Bridge and two from Hickman.
Despite being in the middle of one its best defensive performances of the season, the Columbia College men’s basketball team needed a spark on offense. A dunk by Jake Alexander provided the necessary ignition.
In a year where the Tigers have only one conference win and rank at or near the bottom of almost every major statistical category in the Big 12 Conference, the affinity and skill in firing the 3-point shot has kept the team in the thick of most games.
A big key to slowing Beasley in the first meeting on Feb. 2 was double and triple-teaming him each time he touched the ball.
Lori Halvorson and Colleen Gordon will participate in the Missouri Grand Prix, which begins on Friday, hoping for a chance to compete for an Olympic spot.
While road meets tend to produce lower scores because of unfamiliar equipment and hostile crowds, the need for high scores in away meets is essential for regional qualifying.
Ben Askren was selected to be on the USA wrestling World Cup team that is competing at the 2008 World Cup for freestyle wrestling this weekend in Russia.
Missouri scored 15 points in the overtime to defeat Nebraska on Wednesday night. Keon Lawrence scored 19 points in the win.
MU will host the Mizzou Grand Prix this weekend, a swim meet featuring most of the American national team.
Lisa Puccio who is coming off a torn ACL has not been a major scorer, but styles the hair of the gymnasts and helps in other ways off the floor.
After their 20th win, an 86-48 victory at Williams Baptist on Saturday, senior Lee Sattler, and juniors Joe Flanner, Brett Hoskins and Christian Lewis decided to channel their inner punk-rockers and shaved their hair into Mohawks.
The Rock Bridge and Hickman swim teams have dramatically cut their practice distances to prepare for the state meet, a process known as tapering.
Freshman Jasmyn Otote has joined the starting lineup over the last few weeks after spending the better part of the season on the bench
Columbia College guard Keishell Paul hit the game-winning shot with less than a minute to play as the Columbia College women’s basketball team beat Illinois at Springfield.
The Rock Bridge girls baksetball team defeated visiting Troy Buchanan on Tuesday night by the score of 73-21 behind five scorers in double figures.