When Helias freshman Danielle Baumgartner’s shot hit the back of the net in the third minute of the second sudden-death overtime, half of Hickman’s team fell to its knees. Others hung their heads and covered their eyes as they welled up with tears.
Guard Thomas Gardner won’t be sticking around to help new Missouri men’s basektball coach Mike Anderson attempt to resurrect the Tigers’ program.
BALTIMORE — A Kentucky Derby loser isn’t necessarily a Preakness loser.
ST. LOUIS — Matching zeros with the Mets’ Steve Trachsel, Mark Mulder found his stride.
KANSAS CITY — If anybody were eavesdropping, Will Shields and Willie Roaf must have sounded like bashful adolescents trying to muster the courage to line up a prom date.
The wind rustles the grass on the side of the lake.
Junior Hunter Mense had four hits and junior Gary Arndt added three, including a home run on Wednesday night for the Missouri baseball team, which snapped its three-game losing skid with a 14-2 win over Illinois at T.R. Hughes Ballpark in O’Fallon.
Hickman and Rock Bridge met on the soccer field for the third time this year on Tuesday evening. And for the first time this season, Hickman came out ahead. The Kewpies (11-6-4) beat the Bruins (10-7-6) 2-0 at Cosmopolitan Park in the second round of the Class 2 District 10 Championship Tournament.
The closer the tennis match, the farther away from the court you can usually find Letty Felix.
“Zach!” I yell to my son, “I think Barry Bonds is up next.”
CLEVELAND — Travis Hafner hit a game-winning, two-run homer in the ninth inning to give Cleveland a 6-4 win over the Kansas City Royals as the Indians snapped a six-game losing streak Tuesday night.
ST. LOUIS — Injuries gave John Rodriguez his first big break in the major leagues. A lofty .417 average is helping him carve out a more permanent niche.
The Rock Bridge girl’s soccer team went into Monday night’s game against Smith-Cotton with direct orders to focus on their play.
ST. LOUIS — Except for maybe some conditioning issues, St. Louis Rams coach Scott Linehan found a lot to be pleased about with the team’s latest crop of rookies.
The Rock Bridge girls soccer team will have to defeat some familiar opponents if it wants to make it out of its district this year.
Missouri’s Amanda Bales won the women’s 1500-meter run at the Big 12 Conference Track and Field Championships completed Sunday in Waco, Texas. Bales’ 4 minutes, 21.21 seconds beat Baylor’s Erin Bedell by :0.8.
ST. LOUIS — Another stingy start by Chris Carpenter got wasted by the St. Louis Cardinals.
As a team, Rock Bridge dominated the Class 2 District 5 tennis tournament Saturday, winning the title by a cushy margin.
Rod Williams is often the first Hickman baseball player at the practice field after school.
It was a first for the players on the Rock Bridge baseball team.