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Men’s club soccer flourishes shortly after being established

Brandon Butcher is no magician. He can’t make objects disappear, and he certainly can’t conjure them from thin air.

A distinctive voice leads Tigers

David Overstreet is known for his mouth. In fact, it’s even one of his nicknames.

Big men lacking for Tigers

At 6 feet 9 inches tall, junior Kalen Grimes is the only player listed as a center on the Missouri basketball team’s roster.

Halfway to glory

ST. LOUIS — Mark Brennan doesn’t remember much about his first World Series in 1964.

Bruins victorious in opening round

Staci Winter began Rock Bridge’s volleyball match with an ace, the ball falling untouched to the hardwood on the opposite side. Winter celebrated briefly with her screaming teammates, then served again.

Kewpies sent packing after first round

Tuesday night was supposed to be a lot of things for the Hickman volleyball team.

Cougars win fourth straight match

Everything changed within a few minutes for the Columbia College men’s soccer team and Lloyd Jacobs on Tuesday night against Westminster College.

Omondi adjusting to game play

When the Columbia College volleyball team practices, Maria Omondi is the best player at every skill except setting, Cougars coach Melinda Wrye-Washington said.

Bruins’ soccer lacks intensity in defeat

Intensity was the buzzword of the night Tuesday at Rock Bridge Field.

Series offers elevated drama

ST. LOUIS — Pitching to Albert Pujols, chasing Christy Mathewson, and Smudgegate.

Eckstein fights through pain

ST. LOUIS — David Eckstein, the little engine that drives the St. Louis Cardinals, is in need of a tuneup.

MU defensive leader out

Brian Smith, Missouri’s senior defensive end who is three sacks short of the Big 12 Conference record for career sacks, was lost for 6 to 8 weeks with a fractured right hip. He will miss the rest of the regular season, but he might be back in time for the team’s bowl game.

Fan support bolsters Bruins, Kewpies

As the players walked back onto the field for overtime Monday, something changed.

Moving on

Kallie Carmichael left a lot in New Sharon, Iowa.

Cards scuffed up

DETROIT — Now you see it. Now you don’t.

Anderson’s quick tempo pleases guard

There’s no reason to try to describe it any other way.

Tigers pass ‘another barrier’ with win over Kansas State

Missouri’s football team did more than beat Kansas State.

Chavis wraps up Kansas State

Tommy Chavis stood underneath the south stands of Memorial Stadium, tucked away in a corner near the small, makeshift tent for Gary Pinkel’s postgame news conference.

Unique accomplishment

Christy Skouby laughed as she told the story. She and her teammates on the 1997 Missouri softball team were in San Francisco for a spring break tournament. Skouby, a freshman at the time, had successfully avoided initiation up to that point, but that was about to change.

Cards’ Rolen dispels doubt about hitting

DETROIT — Scott Rolen sure gave Tony La Russa something to talk about.

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