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MU baseball team sweeps Indiana State

Greg Folgia's double was the winnng hit in the first game of the MU baseball team's doubleheader sweep of Indian State on Sunday at Taylor Stadium.

MU women's golfers 11th in Texas

The Missouri women's golf team tied with Baylor for 11th place Sunday in the 15-team Texas A&M ‘Mo’morial tournament in Bryan, Texas.

MU softball team 5-0 at tournament

The Missouri softball team completed a 5-0 sweep at the University of South Florida’s Under Armour Invitational in Clearwater, Fla., with a 10-4 victory Sunday against the Villanova Wildcats.

Breakdown sends Busch past Edwards for victory

When his car started spewing smoke, Carl Edwards relinquished the lead then left the race allowing Kyle Busch to surge to victory, the first for a Toyota in 40 Cup starts.

MU men's basketball team set<br>to start 'new season'

The 10th-seeded Missouri men's basketball team will face No. 7 Nebraska on Thursday in the first round of the Big 12 Conference Tournament in Kansas City.

Kansas State favored entering Big 12 tournament

The madness officially starts up again this week. The women of the Big 12 Conference descend on Kansas City for the Big 12 Conference Tournament, running from Tuesday through Saturday at Municipal Auditorium.

Truman the Tiger a potential video game cover boy

EA Sports’ new NCAA Football 09 video game is coming soon to Nintendo Wii, and its Mascot Challenge is under way. An online poll will decide which NCAA Divison I Football Bowl Subdivision mascot is to appear on the game’s cover. Everyone is eligible to vote once a day until the contest ends on March 14.

Tigers ride four-run fifth inning to victory in home opener

The Tigers never let Indiana State's Michael Manus out of the fifth inning in the 5-1 victory against the Sycamores. Patience at the plate paid off particularly well for Aaron Senne, whose key fifth-inning double earned him two RBIs, and Ryan Lollis, who had two hits, including a double and two RBIs of his own, and raised his team-leading batting average to .410.

Bruins are the best

Rock Bridge girls win their first-ever state title with a 50-35 win over Incarnate Word Academy.

Columbia College men's team comes up short in finals

The Cougars fell 75-71 to McKendree in the championship of the American Midwest Conference tournament. A Jason Ellis 3-pointer with 7:19 to play gave the Columbia College a 61-50 lead, and the Cougars appeared to be well on their way to an AMC tournament title, if not for McKendree’s Eric Palm.

MU wrestlers fourth at Big 12 meet

Two individual championships were not enough to help the Missouri wrestler win its first team championship Saturday at the Big 12 Conference Championships. Max Askren and Nicholas Marable won titles but the Tigers finished fourth at Oklahoma State in Stillwater, Okla.

Perry in fine form for MU gymnasts

Missouri junior Adrianne Perry is on a roll. Her 39.375 in the all-around competition tied for first place with Illinois’ Allison Buckley. The Illinois freshman’s score was the second highest for the program, but even such an impressive score could not defeat Perry. The second highest score of the season for Perry marked the fourth consecutive week she has held at least a share of the all-around title.

Oklahoma's strong second half drops Tigers

The Sooners scored 38 points in the last period to defeat Missouri, 75-64.

Small crowds for MU women's basketball games get noticed

When the Missouri women’s basketball team almost upset No. 11 Oklahoma on Feb. 6 at Mizzou Arena, the home crowd was a factor. But it wasn’t because the arena was filled with loud, rowdy fans. Instead, the docile crowd of 1,228 fans made little noise in the close contest, which threw the Sooners off their game.

Cougars lose in finals of AMC Tournament

The Columbia College women's basketball team was deafeated 78-66 by McKendree College, ending their season.

MU recruit Steve Moore, Truman High can't overcome Webster Groves

Truman, featuring MU signee Steve Moore, fell, 64-60 to Webster Groves on Friday night in the Class 5 state semifinals.

'Confident' Bruins to play for first state title

The first half was sloppy on both sides marred by poor passes and even worse shooting — Rock Bridge shot 9-for-23 in the first half and Saint Joseph’s shot 8-for-24. Rock Bridge found its rhythm in the second half on the way to a 55-42 victory over Saint Joseph’s Academy in the state semifinals.

Former MU track star wins shot put world championship

Christian Cantwell won his second IAFF World Indoor Championship in the shot put on Friday.

MU softball extends win streak with win over Purdue

The MU Softball team topped Purdue, 9-4, at the University of South Florida Under Armour Invitational to extend the team’s winning streak to 10.

Rivalry adds motivation for Columbia College

The Cougars women's basketball team takes on McKendree in the tournament championship game on Saturday with a berth in the NAIA national tournament on the line.

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