DECATUR, Ga. — Bill Hargrove took three small steps and dropped the ball at his feet with a loud clunk. While it rolled slowly down the lane, he held up his right arm in a camera-friendly pose.
SAUGET, ILL — No. 17 Missouri defeated Illinois, 12-5, Tuesday in a wood bat game. The Tigers hit three home runs in the game and picked up their 36th win of the season.
BALTIMORE — It appears trainer Todd Pletcher will have two chances to win Saturday’s $1 million Preakness and end an 0-for-26 losing streak in Triple Crown races.
WASHINGTON — When your team has one of the worst records in baseball, and attendance is down, and people are complaining that the hot dogs are half-cooked, it can seem as if the spirit of the old Senators is alive and thriving at RFK Stadium.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — They are the most famous family of golf instructors, and even better at giving each other the needle. So when Butch Harmon was voted the No. 1 golf coach, his younger brothers
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. needs some time to decompress. It’s been all Earnhardt all the time since he announced he was defecting from his late father’s company.
CHICAGO — Pink bats were all the rage around the major leagues on Sunday. The Kansas City Royals might not want to put theirs away.
Missouri finished its season with a 17th place at the NCAA Central Regional at the University of Michigan Golf Course in Ann Arbor, Mich.
Freshman Aaron Senne drove in a career-high six runs to lead Missouri to a 10-8 victory against Oklahoma on Sunday at Taylor Stadium.
Missouri was one of six Big 12 Conference programs named to the 64-team NCAA softball tournament on Monday.
Oklahoma evened the series with Missouri by taking a 5-0 win on Saturday at Taylor Stadium. It was the second time this season that the Tigers have been shut out.
Four wheels and two sets of feet approach the batter’s box. Tyler Roberts takes the hand of his brother Trevor to share the grip on the red plastic bat. Trevor has cerebral palsy, but he’s about to hit a home run.
With his brother guiding the bat, Trevor connects and sends the ball five feet on the foul side of the first baseline. But when the last batter of the inning hits, everyone is supposed to score. Tyler takes hold of the stroller and pushes toward first. John Henrikson slides into home, followed by Torie Boyles, who vaults across using arm braces.
With a purple knit hat covering her long brown hair and dressed in sweats, the keeper defending one of the goals during a Rock Bridge girls’ varsity soccer practice doesn’t look much different than the other athletes running around the field struggling to keep warm in the abnormally cool April weather.
The stacked rows of lights of Memorial Stadium will flicker on 18 weeks from today.
That’s longer than this year’s season of “Lost.”
The Columbia College softball team beat Culver-Stockton 4-0 Thursday in the championship game of the NAIA Region V Softball Tournament.
After coming up short in its quest for the university’s second Big 12 Conference regular season championship, the Missouri softball team starts it’s pursuit of a Big 12 tournament championship today when they play Texas at 1:30 p.m. at ASA Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City.
The similarities between the Giersbergs and the Sanders drove them together once they met.
Rock Bridge senior Jack Campbell walked to the plate with the Bruins trailing Hickman by one run.