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Missouri comeback falls short

The Missouri baseball team lost 4-3 to Creighton on Tuesday in Omaha. The Tigers trailed 3-0 by the sixth inning, but tied the game in the seventh when Junior Jacob Priday hit a two-run double, and sophomore Kyle Mach scored off junior Dan Pietroburgo’s ground out to first base. Creighton freshman Robbie Night scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth on senior Chad Ogden’s double

New Kewps coach uses optimistic approach

When first-year Hickman boys tennis coach Andy Materer runs drills in practice, he’s not afraid to step onto the court. Kewpies junior Brandon Page says his coach can still play the game.

Freshmen flavor All-American team

If Kevin Durant and Greg Oden play only one season of college basketball, it will have been as All-Americans.

Drivers say new wheels have much different feel

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — There’s a comfort level behind the wheel of your own car, a familiarity that sometimes makes it easier to break the speed limit, blow through a red light or cut off another driver.

Pitching collapse ends Tigers’ run

Missouri’s pitching staff got an unsympathetic reminder of the quality of the competition offered in Big 12 Conference play on Sunday.

Modin’s milestone night beats Blues

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Fredrik Modin and the Columbus Blue Jackets hope their three-game winning streak is a sign of better things to come next season.

COT a-OK with Busch

BRISTOL, Tenn. — As Jeff Burton considered how to beat Kyle Busch in the closing laps at Bristol Motor Speedway, he couldn’t shake the lessons his mother taught him as a child.

Tournament brings back Big Ben

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The Gateway Arch won’t be the only major attraction in St. Louis when college hockey’s Frozen Four hits town next month. “Big Ben” is coming home.

Streak remains intact

Sometimes, you’ve just got to take one, or three, for the team. With one odd and painful at-bat, senior John McKee delivered that message to his teammates Saturday at Nebraska, and they made the most of his efforts.

Cutting to the knockouts

As you watch CBS’ coverage of the battle for the Final Four this weekend, please pay your respects to one of the pioneers of sports as we know them.

Columbia native inducted into state’s hall of fame

Not many college football players can say they played for three NCAA Hall of Fame coaches. So it’s not surprising that Russ Sloan says former Missouri coaches Don Faurot, Frank Broyles and Dan Devine made a lasting impact.

End to mid-major woes

Kansas coach Bill Self has to be happy there are only teams from the power conferences left in the West Regional.

MU’s Askren is Hodge recipient

Missouri wrestler Ben Askren was awarded the Dan Hodge Trophy on Thursday, college wrestling’s equivalent to the Heisman Trophy. It is the second time Askren, a two-time national champion, has won the award. Since its creation in 1995, only Askren and Iowa State’s Cael Sanderson have received the award more than once. Sanderson earned the honor three times.

Late free throws lift Memphis over A&M

SAN ANTONIO — Antonio Anderson isn’t the player Memphis would have picked to go the line with a chance to advance to another NCAA regional final.

Taming the dogs

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Kansas’ run through the NCAA tournament was slowed to a crawl by scrappy Southern Illinois.

Tigers no-hit by Salukis

The Missouri softball team lost 1-0 to No. 19 Southern Illinois on Wednesday in Carbondale, Ill.

Recruits report for practice

Instead of hanging out with friends and trying to fight off senioritis, Michael Keck and Luke Lambert were practicing at Faurot Field on Wednesday, hoping to impress the Missouri football team’s coaching staff and earn playing time in the fall.

Show-me talent

Darrell Foster is laughing.

Bruins’ Joe Neal retools his game by tweaking his swing, mentality

Joe Neal is not the same golfer that made the Rock Bridge varsity squad as a freshman. He’s not quite like the golfer that qualified for the state tournament last year as a sophomore either.

Kewpies’ Young recovers to win 1600-meter race

Emily Young won the 1600-meter race Tuesday night, leading the race for all four laps around the Hickman track. Young may have been even faster, if she would have been racing in her usual event.

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