After losing its Little League World Series opener, 1-0, to Lake Charles, La., in nine innings Friday night, Columbia was ready to take the field Saturday night.
The next time Tommy Saunders scores a touchdown for Missouri you could see him doing push-ups instead of dancing in celebration.
CHICAGO — Juan Pierre used all of Wrigley Field to stop Albert Pujols and the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday.
ST. LOUIS — Preston Wilson, released by the Houston Astros earlier this week, on Friday signed with the St. Louis Cardinals.
KANSAS CITY — Barry Zito bounced back with a solid outing after two rough starts.
KANSAS CITY — One Pro Bowl guard was finally back Saturday as the Kansas City Chiefs went through their first practice since returning from training camp, but another was in a walking boot.
ST. LOUIS — Mario Williams looked less like a mistake-prone rookie and more like the No. 1 pick of the draft in his second preseason game.
This is about two guys riding with dirty threads. About Austin “Tex” Hall and Adam Borts shoving quarters into tiny slots, so tight end Martin Rucker can run gassers in style.
The Thursday morning practice at Faurot Field ended up being the day’s only practice on the last day of preseason two-a-day workouts for the Missouri football team. One player continued to take advantage of his time on the field.
They have watched the ones before them and memorized their names, and tonight they will introduce themselves to children all across the country.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Eli Manning and the New York Giants didn’t exactly lay out the welcome mat for Herm Edwards’ return to Giants Stadium.
ST. LOUIS — Scott Rolen enjoys pressure.
CHICAGO — Ozzie Guillen had seen Mark Grudzielank beat his team enough this week.
For years Columbia has followed college football and basketball. This weekend, however, the city will be watching 11 boys play baseball at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa.
COLUMBIA — Jamar Smith spent much of the spring and summer angry, often taking out that anger on his Missouri teammates. Now they know why.
The Missouri football team got back to more serious work Wednesday morning at Faurot Field after a fun “NFL practice” on Tuesday afternoon at Kadlec Athletic Field.
Everyone has arrived at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa., and the games have started.
Sophomore Chase Daniel has officially emerged as Missouri’s probable starting quarterback and replacement for four-year starter Brad Smith.
With four of five starters returning from last season, Missouri coaches believe the offensive line has the potential to be very good in 2006.
ST. LOUIS — Chris Carpenter pitched a four-hitter and Ronnie Belliard had three hits and two RBIs in his biggest game since joining the St. Louis Cardinals at the trade deadline, helping them stop a three-game skid with a 5-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.