advertisement

Sports

MU climbs in bowl projections after win

The most important man to Missouri’s football postseason fate might have been sitting in row two, seat 27 of the press box at Memorial Stadium on Saturday.

Historically festooned fanatics heckle Jayhawk faithful

Elliott Jaros and Danny “D-Ray” Rafiner are prepared for war, just not a modern one.

Missouri steady on the receiving end

It was everything they hoped for this season. Missouri’s twin terrors at tight end, junior Martin Rucker and sophomore Chase Coffman, put up the numbers that they were expected to all season.

Tigers await their NCAA playoff fate

Missouri volleyball is not just an overnight sensation. Last year, coach Wayne Kreklow took a Missouri program that had never advanced beyond the NCAA Tournament’s second round to the Elite Eight.

Gymnasts battling through early pains

Ice is surprisingly important for the Missouri gymnastics team. Whether it is for an ankle, a wrist or maybe a shoulder, it is a big part of life for the Tigers, especially now.

From the Press Box

"From The Press Box" is a quarter-by-quarter update of Missouri football games with a post game recap right after the final whistle blows.

Players show they can dish it out

Stefhon Hannah and Jason Horton complement each other on the basketball court. And, it appears, at the dessert table.

Tigers focus on chance to get back to winning

A month ago, it was the chance to set this Missouri football team apart from the past.

Chiefs put down Broncos

KANSAS CITY — NFL rushing leader Larry Johnson made the Denver Broncos’ fifth-ranked run defense look ordinary.

Freshman not short on fans

When Tess Hayes played basketball for Higbee High School, the teams were six-on-six.

‘Last of a dying breed’

NEW YORK — John Riggins was the type of player kids loved emulating. He was a bruising runner with a mean streak and big shoulder pads who plowed through defenders and dragged them along for the ride, all the way to the Hall of Fame.

Curling enthusiasts willing to go long haul

Somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean is a freighter loaded with 13 tons of coveted supplies, steaming its way toward North America.

Rams continue to get run over

ST. LOUIS — It’s a weekly topic at Rams Park: What’s wrong with a defense that can’t stop the run?

Coach back at home with Kewpies

In 1978, Ken Ash was in his final year as coach of the Hickman boys basketball team. Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson produced a No. 1 hit that year that implored mammas everywhere not to let their babies grow up to be cowboys.

When Cornish comes calling

Unlike most standout Big 12 Conference football players, Jon Cornish was not heavily recruited in high school.

Judge declines plea in Temple case

An Missouri football player charged with assault in June pleaded guilty to peace disturbance Wednesday in Boone County Circuit Court. But the judge declined his plea.

Missouri falls to Stanford

Missouri 6-foot-3 center EeTisha Riddle doesn’t usually look up to too many players. But Tuesday night, she found herself looking up to Stanford’s 6-foot-5 Kristen Newlin. And 6-foot-4 Jayne Appel.

Freshman force

Missouri wide receiver Jared Perry is generously listed at 6-foot-1, 170 pounds in the media guide.

Coming off the bench, Berardini brings spirit

The students start chanting his last name with about two minutes left. The other players on the Missouri bench, just moments away from another win, start to stir. Then, the man everybody wants to see stands up. He gets some last-minute instructions from coach Mike Anderson before pulling off his warm-up jacket. He runs to the scorer’s table to check in. And then the crowd erupts.

Columbia College still not finding answers

The Columbia College men’s basketball team just can’t seem to get it right.

advertisements