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Lefty right for Rock Bridge’s Stefan Nosic

Putting a left-handed spin on a serve is something not many tennis players can do. For Rock Bridge senior Stefan Nosic, playing tennis as a lefty is a clear advantage.

Freak injury does not deter track star

Missouri junior Elisha Hunt was seeded 15th in the women’s weight throw last week at the indoor NCAA championships, but surprised everybody by finishing fourth.

Winless set still valuable for Cougars

Although the results weren’t good, the Columbia College softball team enjoyed the experience of playing in the Mizzou Invitational. The Cougars, an NAIA program, got to play on MU’s University Field and play against Northwestern, the 2006 NCAA runner-up and current No. 7 team, as well as Missouri and Western Illinois.

Tigers lassoed

This season was supposed to be different for the Missouri women’s basketball team.

Hannah puts priority on team success

Stefhon Hannah at least had the look of a satisfied person on Wednesday.

Senne extends MU winning streak to 12

Maybe it was the strain of playing five games in five days. Perhaps it was a case of looking ahead rather than focusing on the game at hand. Or, it might simply have been time for the Missouri baseball team to face a challenge.

Season of progress

It wasn’t a season burdened with high expectations.

Hard work times two

Paul Bolerjack doesn’t know where his daughters found their love for basketball. But he does know where they got their skills. And while their skills aren’t necessarily from his genetics, they are of his influence.

Spreading the love for Tigers’ offense

If you venture onto a Missouri football message board, you’re likely to see complaints from Missouri fans about the type of offense that the Tigers run.

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.

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