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Fans upset with Alden, Deaton’s handling of Snyder

Some MU fans said Thursday that they agreed for the most part with Athletic Director Mike Alden’s handling of former basketball coach Quin Snyder’s departure and are anxious for the program to move on.

Kansas’ Self calls Snyder to wish him well

LAWRENCE, Kan. — There is no joy in the coaching community over what’s happened to Quin Snyder at Missouri, says the last coach Snyder beat.

Missouri squeaks by OSU

EeTisha Riddle’s baseline jumper with 21 seconds left gave the Missouri women’s basketball team the lead for good after a back-and-forth game against Oklahoma State in Stillwater Wednesday night.

Sisters at heart

Ashley Patten and Trisa Nickoley adhere perfectly to the production line of talented middle-distance runners that are continually delivered by the Missouri’s track and field program. The girls are so similar, they could be sisters, albeit sisters who just happened to be hand picked for their excellence in the 800-meter run.

Deaton denies role in Snyder’s leaving

Even though his investigation into a meeting between resigned MU basketball coach Quin Snyder and Gary Link is ongoing, MU Chancellor Brady Deaton on Wednesday denied any knowledge of that meeting prior to it taking place.

Blue Springs South coach back in familiar setting

Doug Black is back. The former Hickman wrestling coach will coach again in Columbia when the state tournament starts today.

Rock Bridge senior signs on with Cougars volleyball

Columbia College volleyball coach Melinda Wrye-Washington said she has known Kristen Stevens since the Rock Bridge senior was in ninth grade. The two worked together many times at summer camps and local volleyball clubs such as Club COMO and Vipers 18. Stevens also job-shadowed the coach for a school assignment when she was a freshman. Wrye-Washington said Stevens sat next to her on the bench and learned firsthand what it was like to be a coach. Stevens will return to that bench next year as a player on Wrye-Washington’s team.

Deaton releases findings of investigation

In a statement released this afternoon, MU Chancellor Brady Deaton said he finished with his investigation into the circumstances surrounding the departure of former men’s basketball coach Quin Snyder.

Snyder breaks silence

Recently departed MU men’s basketball coach Quin Snyder spoke for the first time Tuesday since quitting, and his comments added a layer to the controversy surrounding his resignation last Friday.

Deaton to look into circumstances of resignation

UM System President Elson Floyd has asked MU Chancellor Brady Deaton to investigate the circumstances surrounding the resignation of former men’s basketball coach Quin Snyder.

Coaching vacancy endangers recruiting

When former Missouri men’s basketball coach Quin Snyder resigned Friday afternoon, a groundswell of speculation arose concerning the status of Snyder’s three commitments for the class of 2006.

Rock Bridge seniors strive to fulfill pact

The clock is ticking and the last of the sand is about to fall through the hour glass. If three Rock Bridge boys basketball seniors want to make good on a pact, the time is now.

Extra points

MISSOURI SOFTBALL: First baseman Amanda Renth was named co-Big 12 Player of the Week on Tuesday. Renth shared the honor with Nebraska outfielder Lizzy Aumua.

Deaton denies knowledge of Snyder's status

In a statement released Wednesday morning, MU Chancellor Brady Deaton denied knowledge of any contact made last week regarding the job status of former Missouri men’s basketball coach Quin Snyder.

Hickman loses last home game in last seconds

Hickman’s game Monday night came down to one final shot.

Stars’ seniors net win at home

The Stephens College women’s basketball team (8-20) has seen its share of blowouts this season, more often than not on the losing end. But it was the Stars’ turn to dominate Monday night.

Kraftova serves up big victory for MU

The intensity of the rivalry between the Missouri women’s tennis team and Oklahoma was felt early on during the match Monday. The Tigers lost 4-3, falling to 3-2 this season.

Tiger wrestlers keep streak alive

The Missouri wrestling team kept its streak alive, earning their third consecutive win over a ranked opponent on Monday night with a 26-10 victory over host No. 25 Northern Iowa. The No. 10 Tigers won seven of their 10 matches.

Tigers get win one for Watkins

It was just a splattering of Mizzou Arena that first rose to cheer Missouri on defense.

Century team offers pleasant distraction

For a few moments during the Mizzou All-Century team celebration at halftime, the focus wasn’t on former coach Quin Snyder and the team he left behind, at least not entirely anyway.

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