Pujols thrills young guests

ST. LOUIS — Albert Pujols has a daughter with Down syndrome, and the St. Louis Cardinals’ annual “buddy walk” game always seems to bring out his best.

Agassi finishes storied career

He was flat-footed and in pain at the finish, which is the way all but a few of the great ones bow out of their sport. They can choose when to leave, but not always how, and so some part of you wanted a better ending for Andre Agassi.

MU soccer sets record

Staff and wire reports

Kansas City no pushover, just ask champions

KANSAS CITY — The Chicago White Sox are probably happy they don’t have to face the Kansas City Royals again this season.

All local, all stars

For more about the All-Stars, including a Little League recap, photos and comments by the players, see the Missourian's Sunday eMprint edition of Sept. 3.

Slideshow: Tigers start the season strong

Missourian photographers Sara Debold, Ikuru Kuwajama and Samantha Clemens captured the game and pregame activities.

Successful start for Daniel

Chase Daniel stepped out onto Faurot Field for the first time as the Tigers’ starting quarterback.

St. Louis cuts to its final 53-man roster

ST. LOUIS — With Stephen Davis in a Rams uniform, the St. Louis Rams cut veteran Moe Williams and nine other players Saturday to get to the league-mandated 53-man roster. Among the other players cut was former Missouri guard Tony Palmer.

Hickman struggles in opener

Free safety Nick Timberlake was a bright spot for the Hickman football team in a 39-0 loss to the East St. Louis Flyers on Friday night at home, even if that bright spot meant a poor overall defensive performance for the Kewpies.

Hustle beats height at Rock Bridge

At first glance, it looks like a typo on the Rock Bridge volleyball team roster.

Missouri volleyball team earns Shamrock Invitational title

The No. 13 Missouri volleyball team (6-1) won its fifth-consecutive match Saturday night, taking down the No. 21 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (3-1) 28-30, 30-28, 27-30, 30-26, 15-13 and taking the title of the Shamrock Invite.

Buehrle continues to dominate Kansas City

KANSAS CITY — Mark Buehrle is trying to get back to pitching as well as he did the first three months of the season. He’s getting closer with each start.

Cards’ run ends at four games

ST. LOUIS — Shawn Chacon and two relievers combined on a eight-hitter and Ronny Paulino hit a bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the seventh inning to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 1-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night.

Small players, big field

All the action Saturday on Faurot Field didn’t happen in the evening.

MU defense thrives

Limiting an opponent to one score and 150 yards of offense is usually a proud accomplishment in football. Saturday night at Faurot Field, the Tigers were slightly disappointed they were unable to maintain the shutout.

Daniel-led Tigers ready for Racers

For the Missouri football team, it’s finally time to put that preseason practice into motion.

Tigers’ freshman hitter rises above early nerves

In the early moments of Julianna Klein’s first home game playing for Missouri on Tuesday night, she hit her first serve wide for an error. Minutes later, she had another error in her first attempt at a kill.

Hickman braces for dangerous receiver

Jerrell McDaniels is the best high-school wide receiver that Hickman football coach Jason Wright has ever seen.

Rock Bridge wins opener

Rock Bridge wasted no time on Thursday night demonstrating it is one of the top teams in the state.

Runner ends long recovery

Last year, Amanda Bales lost something she loved.