Madelyn and Emily Tegerdine say they haven't talked much about what it would be like to play varsity volleyball together for Hickman High School. Junior Madelyn is currently on the varsity squad, while sophomore Emily plays with JV. But before a recent practice, the sisters let themselves look forward to that possibility.
The Kewpies won 10-0 Monday against visiting Eugene.
Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel called Nebraska “one of the dirtiest team’s he’d ever played,” but he wasn’t the only one angry after the Tigers' victory Saturday. Junior defensive lineman Jaron Baston called Nebraska “by far” the dirtiest team he’d ever suited up against.
The Associated Press and USA Today college football coaches poll voters noticed Saturday's lopsided victory over the Cornhuskers, and moved the Tigers up a notch in both rankings. Missouri now sits at No. 3 in the AP poll and No. 2 in the coaches' poll.
In practices, senior Matty Bennett, the Rock Bridge cross country team's No. 1 runner, often works out by himself. That's all right with him, though, he says that being the lead runner on the team helps him reach his absolute peak.
Missouri steamrolled host Nebraska for a 52-17 victory Saturday night to secure its first win on Cornhuskers' turf since 1978.
Through five weeks, the Missouri defense had heard about how much it needed to step up its play after struggling through the non-conference portion of the schedule. This time, the defense was ready for the challenge.
Nebraska diehards have not forgotten the last time Missouri won in Lincoln 30 years ago.
As the 2008 Tigers attempt to break a 14-game drought at Nebraska on Saturday night, memories of 1978 resonate for those who lived through one of Missouri's greatest victories.
Helias quarterback Jay Shimmens accounted for three touchdown as Helias throttled Rock Bridge 45-13 in the Bruins’ homecoming game.
In tonight's 41-0 drubbing of Hickman at Robert M. LeMone Field, the Hawklets left an impression that will last a while.
The Cornhuskers' defense is working hard to keep last season's struggles in the past.
Nebraska's fans are likely to give Missouri's offense a tougher time than Nebraska's defense will.
A spirit rally Thursday night gave MU football fans the chance to show their support as the Tigers prepare for their conference opener against the Nebraska Cornhuskers in Lincoln, where Missouri hasn't won in 30 years.
Drew Gordon, a senior linebacker on Rock Bridge, was temporarily paralyzed during a practice. He suffered no permanent damage but will miss the rest of the season.
As a sophomore last season, Josh Williams was never short on words, but his message was often lost among the more experienced voices heard on a Hickman defense that had seven All-District players. This year, Williams is making noise that has been impossible to ignore.
Juliana Quadrado, assistant coach for the Columbia College women's volleyball team and native of Brazil, bridges the gap between the squad's English- and Portuguese-speaking teammates.
For MU junior Tasha Dittamore, the starting goalkeeper for the Missouri soccer team, the numbers on the clock regulate life both on and off the field.
Since two-a-day practices, Priscilla Armendariz has become part of a new type of family with some of her teammates. Along with fellow freshman defensive specialist Annie Lopez, sophomore libero Caitlyn Vann and assistant coach Chen Feng, she is part of "the DS," or defensive specialist, family.
Nearly three weeks after re-injuring his foot against Nevada, Missouri safety William Moore says he is "about 85 percent." He is his likely return to action for the Tigers' Big 12 Conference opener on Saturday in Lincoln.