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Golf gets down to business

Saturday, a handful of MU business students got some real-life, hands-on help from members of both the men’s and women’s teams. The clinic, organized by MU College of Business student council member Laura Eisenbeis, was held to address an issue that came up during the fall semester.

Back to basics: Quin Snyder is out of the spotlight and back to coaching

Quin Snyder will tell you this isn’t a redemption story. Don’t go thinking he was desperately searching for one last chance to make good on his potential.

 

This interview is not a confession, either. He’s made plenty of mea culpas.

 

People have decided what they want to believe about him, and there is no sense in fretting over it. “You get to a point where (with) everything that’s said about you there’s a certain perception that you just get tired of fighting,” he says.

Tigers struggles have been a team effort

After a blistering start, the Tigers baseball team has struggled to get back on track.

Potter earns All-Big 12 honors

The sophomore golfer is the first Tiger named to the team since 2006.

Hickman beats Rock Bridge for Golden Crosse

The Hickman lacrosse team has now won all six Golden Crosses in the history of the matchup.

Rock Bridge tennis to host elite teams

Rock Bridge tennis team is facing two top teams, Kirkwood and Blue Valley North, on Saturday.

Hickman baseball coach will take job in North Kansas City

When this season ends Hickman baseball coach Dave Wilson will leave to take a job at Staley High School in North Kansas City. Meanwhile, the MU baseball team's home finale will be televised.

Mitrisin solidifies role and becomes ace of the Kewpies’ staff

Last year junior Drew Mitrisin would come into a game when the starter was struggling and the next week he might get a start. But during the end of last year Mitrisin started getting more starts and took advantage of them.

MU student seeks a perfect pitch on the turf of Taylor Stadium

William Pipp, a student in the plant sciences department at MU, get hands on experiences by managing the turf at Taylor Stadium.

Bruins put damper on Kewpies' senior night

The Rock Bridge girls soccer team scored two goals to defeat Hickman on its senior night.The senior helped Rock Bridge soccer to a season sweep of Hickman on the Kewpies’ senior night.

Rock Bridge tennis sweeps Hickman

Blake Burchert is working to improve his tennis game. He played for Rock Bridge's junior varsity basketball team in the winter and uses his size to his advantage on the tennis court.

Missouri women's tennis looks to next season

The Tigers will return six of seven players next year and head coach Blake Starkey knows much work will need to be done to turn the team's promise into wins.

Hickman athlete goes full speed on and off track

Bianca Aaron, a jumper and middle distance runner for the Kewpies, is the president of her senior class and is involved in enough student organizations to make even the most exclusive universities do a double-take when they see her application.

Tigers women's golf team selected for NCAA regionals

This is the sixth-consecutive trip to the regionals for Missouri, and the 10th in 11 years.

Travis Craig takes over as Bruins wrestling coach

Craig will take over the position from former coach, Brook Harlan.

Passion for soccer drives Bruins' Litofsky

The Rock Bridge girls soccer team won its senior night game over Smith-Cotton 2-0 on Tuesday night under the direction of senior midfielder Alex Litofsky.

66-year-old Columbian tackles 42-mile bike ride

Columbia’s Judy Knudson had never biked until she tried to quit smoking in her mid-50s. Now she is training for a bike ride through New York’s five boroughs.

Hickman shuts out Mexico, faces Rock Bridge next

Hickman will play rival Rock Bridge 4 p.m. Tuesday at Cosmopolitan Park.

Two Missouri football players drafted into action

Will Franklin wasn’t waiting by the phone when the fourth round of the NFL Draft got under way. With the second day of the draft starting at 9 a.m. central time Sunday, he had other things on his mind.

“I was actually asleep in bed and I got the phone call,” he said. “It was an unknown number, and I was like, ‘Who could be calling me unknown, a reporter or a team?’”

Two young local divers look to make splash on national scene

Christian Head,13, and Ashley Shelton, 14, have passed on playing other sports to focus on becoming top-flight divers.

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