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Eighteen from Columbia in Monday’s Boston Marathon

After two years of preparation Brett Barton is set to run in his first Boston Marathon on Monday. Seventeen other runners from Columbia wiil join him in this year's race.

MU swimmers transition to long course

The MU swim team has made its annual switch from short course swimming to long course, a transition that has implications for practices and races alike.

Sports briefs

Tigers senior sets career home run, RBI records

Jacob Priday, a fixture in the Tigers lineup for the past four years, has climbed atop the record books.

Nash's late RBI propels MU softball team to win

The Missouri softball team, led by the batting of Meredith Nash and Lindsey Ubrun, won both games of Wednesday's doubleheader against Kansas.

Rock Bridge boys tennis trounces Hickman

The Bruins swept the dual match and Aron Franck showed off a daunting forehand.

Tennis-pro father drives MU freshman Ritchie

Missouri tennis player Kaitlyn Ritchie's loudest cheerleader is her father, Pat Ritchie, who drives five hours to see each of her home matches.

New swim suit making waves, controversy

Since its debut February, the Speedo LZR has helped set 35 world records and raised the eyebrows of some MU swimmers from their countries’ Olympic trials.

Big fourth inning is key for Kewpies

After struggling early, the Kewpies routed Helias 11-5 Tuesday night.

Lackluster Hickman soccer falls to Jefferson City

The Hickman girls soccer team struggled to maintain any constant pressure on Jefferson City’s defense and gave up a second half goal to fall to the Jays 1-0.

Bowhunting season opens Monday

A senior at Mizzou has been bowhunting a majority of his life and turkey hunting season begins again on Monday.

MU softball to face Kansas in pivotal doubleheader

Stefhon Hannah pleads guilty

Hannah pleads guilty to lesser charges after fight outside nightclub.

Tigers defense returns lots of experience

Ten starters return on defense for the Missouri football team.

MU water polo team fights finances, misconceptions

The Missouri water polo team, a club sport, has had its share of struggles with gaining recognition and keeping participation, but its members continue playing the sport they love.

Missouri women’s basketball team hires assistant coach

Doshia Woods comes from Oregon State to be recruiting coordinator for the Missouri women’s basketball team.

Six score in Hickman lacrosse team win

For MU baseball, every pitch counts

Throughout most of baseball history, effectiveness has been the sole factor in determining when a pitcher exits a game. Over the past decade, other factors have begun to influence the decision-making process.

“I don’t remember even having discussions about pitch counts when I was a player,” Jamieson said of his playing days in the late ’70s and early ’80s at the University of New Orleans. “We didn’t talk about it or worry about it.”

Today, he worries about it. He does not obsess, and it isn’t his chief concern, but he is aware.

Missouri softball rallies to sweep Texas Tech

The series victory pushes the Tigers' record to .500 in conference play as it prepares to host Kansas this week.

College athletes struggle to find new identities after graduation

At the end of their collegiate careers, many MU athletes struggle to make the transition from elite athlete to regular person. The MU athletic department is now taking steps to help the former student-athletes cope.

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