Ethan Froese crossed the finish line in Sunday’s Froze Toes cycling race with a simple fist pump, nearly a minute ahead of his closest competitor.
Froese’s victory is representative of a Columbia family synonymous with cycling in mid-Missouri.
A game decided in the final 30 seconds is supposed to be exciting. But Saturday’s game at Mizzou Arena didn’t feel like a closely contested game until about two minutes to play. Before that, Tigers' 60-53 victory over Colorado felt more like a badminton match or a golf tournament.
DeMarre Carroll played 25 minutes Saturday in Missouri’s 60-53 win over Colorado and scored his first and only basket with 3:25 left. Needless to say, his ankle is still hurting him.
The Missouri women's basketball team is last in the Big 12 Conference in free-throw shooting percentage this season at 62.7 percent, and opponents have 91 more attempts and have made 111 more free throws than the Tigers.
Most riders will complete the 31-mile loop that begins at Two Mile Prairie School off Highway Z in Columbia. Pro racers will tackle the loop twice for a 62-mile race.
The Tigers' may have lost to a higher-ranked team on Friday, but the gymnasts performed near the top of their game and just barely missed the upset.
Despite 43 points by Hickman’s Yvonne Anderson, the Rock Bridge girls basketball team won the district title, 52-50, on Friday night.
The Tigers lost to the No. 6 Sooners on Friday night despite having their second-best point performance of the season.
Senior Kurt Calvert got hot early in the leadoff spot for Missouri, while preseason All-American pitcher Aaron Crow struck out seven in five innings on opening day in Florida.
MU track athlete Chris Rohr broke the school record in the weight throw, while former MU star Christian Cantwell gave the world-class performance at the same meet.
The senior, who is in her third year on varsity and first as a starter, is often credited for her dedication to the game.