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New QB system works for Colorado

Although Colorado football coach Dan Hawkins isn't a fan of the two-quarterback system, he'll be employing it this weekend when his Buffaloes play Missouri.

Sooners top preseason basketball poll

When Jeff Cappel came to Oklahoma before the 2006-07 season, he inherited a team in turmoil. Former coach Kelvin Sampson had left behind a recruiting scandal that cost Oklahoma recruits and scholarships, and Oklahoma lost its top four scorers and top three rebounders when their eligibility ran out.

MU men's basketball team looks to surprise

The Big 12 North is expected to be especially wide open this season, and though he stopped short of making any bold predictions, Missouri coach Mike Anderson is optimistic about his team's chances.

MU journalism school alumni find success at ESPN

Catie DeVito, Pat Forde and Michael Kim all worked in local and regional sports before moving to ESPN and are a fraction of the more than 20 MU School of Journalism alumni working for ESPN.

Rock Bridge football's family tradition of kickers

Brandon Gerau began his kicking career with the Rock Bridge football team in 2004. When Sheldon Gerau, his youngest brother, graduates, a Gerau will have kicked for the Bruins for six consecutive seasons.

With districts looming, Hickman sweeps Rock Bridge

The Hickman girls volleyball team defeated Rock Bridge in three games Thursday night at Hearnes Center.

Pink popular for Stephens College volleyball

To raise awareness of breast cancer, the Stars organized a "Dig for the Cure" night for their volleyball game against McKendree.

Hickman student loves her busy life

Galit Rudelson runs cross-country and participates in gymnastics, all without affecting her studies.

MU defense gets back to basics

Injuries and fundamental errors have contributed to struggles for a unit that returned 10 players from a season ago.

Reactor Field tailgaters upset over later lot opening

Representatives from athletics, parking services, the MU Police Department and others met last week to discuss what to do about the spot off Providence Road. The decision was made to delay Reactor Field's opening until 2:30 p.m. Saturday, three hours before MU kicks off against Colorado for Homecoming. Donor lots will open for tailgating at the usual 8 a.m., and Maryland Avenue Garage will open at noon.

MU volleyball beats Colorado after short break

Julianna Klein tied for the team lead in kills in the Missouri volleyball team's 25-18, 25-23, 25-17 victory Wednesday at Hearnes Center. Wilson also got a chance to go back to her hometown of Omaha, Neb., during the team's five-day break before the match.

Bruins' Thaler is her own toughest critic

Nici Thaler is the only ninth-grade student playing varsity volleyball in Columbia.

Hickman football getting used to facing state's best

Four of Hickman's five losses have come at the hands of teams ranked in the top five in either Class 5 or Class 6.

Small Hickman cross country team thinks big

Despite obstacles from a realigned district, multiple injuries and having a small team, Hickman's cross country coach believes the at-home advantage at this week's race will give the team a good chance against the competition.

MU to cut back on tailgaters' time at Reactor Field

Reactor Field will not be open to tailgating until 2:30 p.m. Saturday because of recent "inappropriate behavior," athletic director Mike Alden said in an open letter to fans posted on the athletic department's Web site on Tuesday.

Vann earns MU libero job after tense preseason

Caitlyn Vann, a sophomore on the MU volleyball team, wanted to earn the libero position before the season. Her freshman year, she was a defensive specialist when then-senior Tatum Ailes was the libero.

Colorado depends on defense

The Buffaloes rank near the bottom of the Big 12 in almost every offensive category.

Columbia College gets one goal to beat Missouri Baptist

Dylan Barduzzi scored his ninth goal of the season with less than nine minutes left in the match.