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Freshmen shed inexperience in time for WNIT

If freshman Jessra Johnson were allowed to participate in postseason NCAA bracketing, Duke’s loss to Virginia Commonwealth would have ruined her predictions.

Ben Askren’s title helps MU clinch third place at nationals.

One last time, wrestling fans got to see what they had seen so many times before. The last match of Ben Askren’s career ended the way most did: with style, flair and a victory.

Priday’s struggles continue in Tiger victory

Jacob Priday is struggling. The only problem is, he’s not sure what the problem is. He is entering his junior season as a leader on the young Missouri (17-5) team. He’s respected and relied upon by his teammates. He has recovered well from offseason surgery. He has been a Freshman All-American, a first team All-Big 12 Conference selection, and a cornerstone of the Tiger lineup since he joined the team in 2005.

Renth’s swing adjustment leads to big things for MU

When softball coach Ehren Earleywine arrived at Missouri before the season, he brought with him RightView Pro, a computer program that helps analyze swings with the help of videos of Major League Baseball players.

‘You have to get out and show people you can instead of accepting their pity’

John Covington doesn’t want you to feel sorry for him.

Wait over: MU faces Wyoming in WNIT

One, two, three, four.

Upset overshadows MU’s successful day

A shocking elimination overshadowed a solid performance by most of the Missouri wrestling team Thursday at the NCAA National Championships in Auburn Hills, Mich.

Prognosis is positive for MU linebacker

Missouri linebacker Brock Christopher got some great news Thursday, and it had nothing to do with football.

Freshman guides Tigers with poise and steady spirit

When Danielle Guider found herself with the unenviable task of following a fall on the balance beam last Friday at the Missouri gymnastics meet against Iowa, she did what every veteran is expected to do. She took a deep breath and hit a routine.

Pitching carousel

There were moments Thursday night when it seemed as though Missouri coach Tim Jamieson was changing pitchers simply for the sake of changing pitchers.

Tigers await first WNIT opponent

The Missouri Tigers know they will be playing a postseason game in the WNIT. But the who, when and where are still to be decided.

National title is sole goal for Missouri

It’s almost a given Ben Askren will win a national championship for the Missouri wrestling team this weekend.

Tigers rout Billikens in offensive show

If the Missouri baseball team was hoping to see stiff competition in preparation for Big 12 Conference play on March 23, Wednesday night’s game against Saint Louis didn’t offer it.

Missouri rides solid pitching to sweep North Dakota State

After March 7th’s doubleheader against Wichita State, MU softball coach Ehren Earleywine was concerned about the lack of consistency from his pitching staff. But after Wednesday’s doubleheader sweep of North Dakota State, Earleywine was pleased with the performances inside the circle at University Field.

Williams leads Cougars to doubleheader sweep

As the team’s leadoff hitter, Lindsey Williams’s job is to get on base to give her teammates on the Columbia College softball team a chance to win.

Threats returning for MU

After Tuesday’s practice, MU football coach Gary Pinkel mentioned one thing in particular that his offense needed to improve from 2006.

Dominant Tiger ends his career

By this point in his career, nothing can be said about Ben Askren that hasn’t already been said.

A method to March Madness

If you’ve ever been to a horse track, you have experienced the feeling of helplessness. You’re looking at a list of horses with unfamiliar names and are expected to know which animal is going to win.

Niagara wins shot at KU

DAYTON, Ohio — With some of the smoothest shooting of his career, Clif Brown exchanged Niagara’s play-in dread for NCAA drama.

Tigers get first-round bye in WNIT

The invitation arrived and the Missouri women’s basketball team did not hesitate to RSVP.

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