Johnson's humor helps MU women's basketball team

Jessra Johnson’s ability to keep the MU women's basketball team loose with her humor would be a great asset for any squad, but it’s especially good for a young Tigers team going through a rough season.

Starting comes second for MU wrestler and ROTC member

Senior Vince Demarest hasn't started a match with the Tigers, but sticks with the team for the discipline and toughness it brings.

Big 12 coaches expecting big things<br>for conference at tournament time

The Big 12 has an RPI rating that’s second in the country, nine teams already boasting at least 16 wins, and the nation’s best winning percentage against ranked outsiders.

MU student enjoys coaching youth basketball

The basketball bug is fulfilled at least three times a week for MU junior Daniel Thode, who coaches a Columbia Youth Basketball Association boy’s team. His eighth and ninth-grade team, the Flying Squirrels, practices twice a week and has a game each Saturday.

Horton pleads 'not guilty'; Hannah stays mum

MU men’s basketball player Jason Horton and former MU guard Stefhon Hannah waived their arraignments, which were set for Monday. Both were charged with misdemeanor third-degree assault stemming from a Jan. 27 fight outside a late-night restaurant.

Cougars face tough opponent in Harris-Stowe's Ross

Chanel Ross leads the NAIA in both assists and steals, and is leading the American Midwest Conference in scoring. The Columbia College women's basketball team faces off against her and her team Wednesday in the AMC tournament semifinals.

Weather stops Tuesday's baseball, softball games

MU softball routs Boston, but its coach sees room for improvement

in their first game outdoors at University Field this season, the Tigers defeated Boston University 12-6. It was the third time the team defeated BU in three days in addition to two victories over South Dakota State.

New MU lacrosse coach looks to move team past controversy

In May of 2007, the Missouri men’s lacrosse team made national headlines when it decided not to renew the contract of openly gay head coach Kyle Hawkins. For months after, a small club team that received little media attention was at the forefront of a nationwide controversy.

In the summer of 2007, the lacrosse team hired Jared Diamond as its new head coach. Diamond, a former MU lacrosse player, said he hopes hard work will be the answer for the lacrosse team making a name for itself that is not so closely associated with the firing of Hawkins.

Carl Edwards wins second straight Sprint Cup race

Carl Edwards raced to his second win in six days, holding off Dale Earnhardt Jr. on a pair of late restarts Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Columbia College men's basketball coach humble about 500th win

Cougars men's basketball coach Burchard said the best part about winning his 500th game was that he could finally put all the attention behind him.

Bruck struggles, but MU softball wins doubleheader

Pitcher Jen Bruck was unhappy with her performance despite being credited with a win in her team’s second victory on Saturday.

Big second half gives Baylor victory over Missouri

The Bears stormed back from 13 points down in the second half.

Bruins advance to state semifinals in convincing fashion

The Rock Bridge girls basketball team blew out Waynesville 51-28 in the quarterfinals Saturday afternoon.

Tigers loss clinches last place in Big 12

The Missouri women's basketball team's 81-52 loss to Kansas State gave the Tigers the second most losses in a season in program history.

Taylor’s speeds leads MU softball to two victories

Rhea Taylor went 7-for-7 and stole seven bases as her team defeated South Dakota State and Boston University Friday night.

Rohr, Adcock and Hunt lead Tigers at Big 12 Indoors

Junior Chris Rohr broke his week-old school record in the weight throw at the Big 12 Indoor Championships, but he finished second in the event.

Columbia College cruises into second round of conference tournament

The Cougars came away with a 102-55 win over Williams Baptist to set up a second-round matchup with Harris-Stowe.

Tigers place second at Cat Classic

A strong start for Danielle Guider during the 28th Annual Cat Classic on Friday night at Hearnes Center was not a sign of great things to come. A team score of 48.975 on the vault was the highest event total of the meet for the Tigers.

Senne’s grand slam lifts MU over Cal

Aaron Senne's homer helped secure the win for Aaron Crow, who struggled in the first innning but finished with 10 strikeouts in five innings pitched.