KANSAS CITY — Mayor Kay Barnes said Wednesday she is “very optimistic” Kansas City could get a Final Four if voters approve tax measures to fund renovations and a rolling roof at the Truman Sports Complex.
New Missouri basketball coach Mike Anderson’s contract won’t pay him as much as the departed Quin Snyder, but it does offer several interesting, broad guidelines to his off-the-court leadership.
Derrick Butler’s phone has been ringing off the hook lately, so much that his full voice mailbox is no longer accepting messages.
Ben Askren is the 2006 Dan Hodge Trophy recipient, and Dan Hodge, 74, is glad.
In its first home game of the season, the Hickman girls’ soccer team recorded its fourth shutout in five games with a 3-0 win against Pembroke Hill on Tuesday night.
Trailing Apollo high school of Owensboro, Kent. 4-0 through five innings, the Hickman Kewpies were six outs away from falling to 1-3 on the season. Eight runs later and one inning later, the Kewpies were back at .500.
Opposing counsels in the Aaron O’Neal wrongful death suit banded together in a Boone County courtroom Monday in an attempt to obtain more than 600 photos from a Columbia Daily Tribune photographer.
There was no doubt the Missouri women’s gymnastics team would qualify for regionals. The only questions were who it would be facing and where.
Junior Ben Askren, Missouri’s first NCAA Wrestling Champion, was named the 2006 recipient of the Dan Hodge Trophy on Monday. Wrestling’s version of the Heisman Trophy is awarded to the most outstanding collegiate wrestler of the year by the International Wrestling Institute and Museum and WIN Magazine.
Fans dotted the south side stands in Mizzou Arena. Truman roamed, searching for someone to return the excitement of his high-fives, with limited takers. The cheerleaders sat back in their chairs, presumably formulating chants in their heads to fight what looked like an urge to nod off to sleep.
After Quin Snyder resigned as Missouri men’s basketball coach, Jason Horton said he was unsure about his own future with the Tigers.
Missouri’s top pitcher, junior Max Scherzer, practiced in the bullpen before Missouri’s 6-3 win over Kansas State at Taylor Stadium. But he never made it onto Simmons Field on Sunday.
Plastic wrap and ice bound senior Travis Wendte’s pitching arm after he allowed only two hits during a career-high 4.1 innings against Kansas State on Saturday. He hadn’t spent nearly that long on the mound since his freshman year when he pitched four innings against Arkansas State.
The Missouri softball team racked up a season-high 15 hits to defeat Oklahoma 9-6 on Sunday in the second game of a two-game series in Norman, Okla.
Opposing attorneys in the MU football player Aaron O’Neal wrongful death suit banded together in a Boone County courtroom today in an attempt to obtain more than 600 photos taken during the pre-season training last July where O’Neal collapsed and later died.
Six weeks of waiting might turn into “40 Minutes of Hell.”
Up on the hill where Taylor Stadium sits, the Missouri baseball team has run a gamut of emotions this season: confidence, worry, relief, disappointment and, above all, frustration.
LINCOLN, Neb. — As the teams marched into Nebraska’s Bob Devaney Sports Center during Saturday’s Big 12 Conference women’s gymnastics championship, red was everywhere.
The Missouri softball team opened its Big 12 Conference season with an 8-6 victory over No. 15 Oklahoma on Saturday in Norman, Okla. The win snaps Missouri’s three-game losing streak. Freshman shortstop Andee Allen hit a two-run home run in the top of the sixth inning to put the Tigers ahead 6-2, but the Sooners responded with a three-run home run from third baseman Traci Dickenson. Missouri (16-11) added two more runs in the seventh and Oklahoma (23-9-1) scored once in the bottom of the frame.Tigers sophomore pitcher Jen Bruck, who hit a leadoff home run in the fourth, struck out seven to improve to to 14-8.
It’s easy to spot Joe Brown. He’s the one smiling widely in the back row of the picture.