It’s impossible not to notice Aaron Skinner at Rock Bridge tennis matches. Skinner is the shortest player on the team, one of the most talkative Bruins off the court, and is talented. All this, and he’s only a freshman.
Sophomore second baseman Greg Folgia drove in four runs in a 9-4 victory against the Oklahoma Sooners. Aaron Crow won his ninth game of the season.
On a muddy field, the Kewpies lost to traditional-power DeSmet, 5-4. The team has two games this weekend, including the first lacrosse game at Hickman High.
Former Missouri baseball pitcher Max Scherzer dominated late Thursday night in Sacramento for the AAA Tucson Sidewinders.
After a rain delay, the Rock Bridge boys defeated Kickapoo 8-1 in the quarterfinals of the Mid-Missouri Invitational. The semifinal will finish Saturday shortly before the finals.
The women of the track and field team competed Friday in the four-day event.
Tigers lost the second-to-last Big 12 match of the season.
Hickman senior also goes stands at out at the plate against No. 2 team in the state.
The Rock Bridge boys tennis team swept Glendale 9-0 the day before they begin the Mid-Missouri Invitational.
Running back Titus Wonsey didn’t get to suit up for the Tigers this fall. After waiting until the spring to strap on a helmet, Wonsey is turning heads.
La'Rocderick Thomas spent his redshirt and freshman seasons as a cornerback, but never saw playing time. Then when Missouri was preparing for the Cotton Bowl, Thomas was selected to imitate Darren McFadden for the scout team. The Missouri coaches saw a player with good speed who could help the team elsewhere.
After two years of preparation Brett Barton is set to run in his first Boston Marathon on Monday. Seventeen other runners from Columbia wiil join him in this year's race.
The MU swim team has made its annual switch from short course swimming to long course, a transition that has implications for practices and races alike.