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Missed opportunity

MANHATTAN, Kan. — They were one second from being finished, from finally allowing the game to get away for good. If nothing positive happened for the Tigers, there was probably no chance Missouri would have an opportunity to win the game.

Hannah holds up well despite heckling

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Glen Dandridge and Nick Berardini were the first Missouri players to walk onto the floor at Bramlage Coliseum for the Tigers’ shootaround before the their game against Kansas State in Manhattan, Kan. The one thousand or so student fans already in attendance gave the two a few boos, but nothing too significant.

Late MU rally falls just short against Baylor

Missouri thought its season heartbreaker was out of the way when they lost to Texas in overtime on Jan. 10.

Bruins look for new twists in meet against Jays

In a corner of the musty wrestling room, deep in the bowels of Rock Bridge High School, junior Dan Shufeldt watched assistant coach Joe Collier and head coach Brook Harlan demonstrate different strategies for Shufeldt to employ in future matches. Shufeldt, as well as his teammates, will need some new moves as they take on a familiar foe Jefferson City at 6 p.m. today at Rock Bridge.

Kewpies cruise in first round

The Hickman girls basketball team defeated Cor Jesu Academy 60-30 in the first round of the Ameritime High School Girls Basketball Invitational.

Unlikely foes aid guard’s play

Senior guard Marchele Campbell is used to practicing and playing with boys. She’s been doing it against her older brothers for about 18 years.

Mizzou rebounds from past problems

When Missouri lost to Kansas State on Jan. 13, Marshall Brown’s missed dunk probably was the single ugliest moment for the Tigers. Brown’s miss was a physical mistake, an unlucky moment, and a vivid memory from the Tigers third consecutive conference loss.

Penguins would find welcome nest in Kansas City

America’s most underrated niche sport may be coming to a city near you.

That’s right, Kansas City may soon be the permanent home of one of the NHL’s most exciting, resurgent franchises.

Darkow shines for Bruins

Rock Bridge senior Erik Darkow can’t remember the first time he picked up a basketball.

Puddle jumper

Missouri swimmer Shannon Hogan has been racing and winning in competitive swimming for 14 years, but as the end of her senior year looms, Hogan has begun to look back on swimming before she abandons the sport.

Brown out to temper tough play

Marshall Brown’s aggressiveness has been a key to his high-point production during the Big 12 Conference men’s basketball season. But that aggressiveness has also led to consistent first-half foul trouble for Missouri’s starting forward.

Valiant effort

The death of a thoroughbred racehorse is never less than heartbreaking. They’re magnificent athletes, bred to race, with muscular torsos perched on sinewy legs.

Extra points

Barry Bonds and the San Francisco Giants completed a $15.8 million, one-year contract Monday night after the slugger spent hours at the ballpark being examined by team doctors.

Jayhawks’ relentless defense stuffs Cornhuskers

LINCOLN, Neb. — Brandon Rush scored 20 points, Julian Wright added 17, and sixth-ranked Kansas used a 27-0 run in the first half to fuel a 76-56 blowout of Nebraska on Monday night.

Standouts step aside

In the first two minutes of the Missouri women’s basketball game Sunday against Colorado, senior EeTisha Riddle had already picked up her first foul.

Huggins lauds K-State fans after victory

Missouri wasn’t the only Big 12 Conference team blessed with a large home crowd Saturday.

Imperfect victory

For perfectionists like the Missouri wrestlers, a 31-11 win isn’t good enough.

MU credits turnaround to renewed urgency

The Missouri men’s basketball team lost its fourth straight Big 12 Conference game Jan. 15 at Kansas. Since then, however, the Tigers have not come close to losing, beating Colorado and Texas Tech by double-digits.

Bye week readies Tigers for Colorado

Before the Missouri women’s basketball team played Colorado on Jan. 3 at Boulder, Colo., it was receiving votes in both the Associated Press and the coaches’ polls.

Shadow games

If Missouri guard Jason Horton is allowing his man to score, coach Mike Anderson lets him know about it. And Anderson isn’t too kind in his way of telling him.

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