Jason Samples completed the biggest pass of the night for Troy State University and also caught the touchdown that put the final touches on the Trojans’ 24-14 upset victory against No. 19 Missouri.
The Trojans’ offense struggled in the first quarter. Troy State did not pick up a first down until 9:22 remained in the first half. Samples, a senior wide receiver, made a clutch throw on a gutsy trick play as the Trojans reached the end zone for the first time.
Craig Snethen of Fulton will mount his bike and pedal away from Midway Expo Center at 7:30 a.m. Saturday for a 75-mile trek through Missouri's heartland.
He won't be alone. More than 2,500 cyclists will join Snethen for Day 1 of the 20th annual MS 150 Bike Tour which raises money to help find a cure for multiple sclerosis.
Freshman midfielder Justin Robinson scored on a header for his first goal of his college career Wednesday night.
The score helped Columbia College beat Baker College 2-1 at R. Marvin Owens Stadium. The win improves the No. 7 Cougars to 3-2 on the season.
After taking down Arkansas State on Saturday, the Missouri football team looks to win its second game tonight against a Sun Belt Conference opponent.
The Tigers (1-0) play Troy State University (1-0) at 6 p.m. at Movie Gallery Stadium in Troy, Ala., in a nationally televised game on ESPN2. It is the second meeting between the teams, with Missouri winning 44-7 in 2002 at Memorial Stadium.
When the Columbia College volleyball team travels to Lamoni, Iowa, this weekend it is probably not looking for an exciting time.
A comfortable, relaxed atmosphere filled Silverthorne Arena Wednesday evening at the Stephens College volleyball practice.
Laughter could be heard as the team prepared for its first home match of the season at 7 p.m. against Missouri Valley in Silverthorne.
LEE’S SUMMIT — A 15-year-old girl who collapsed after a high school cross country race during the weekend has died.
Looking at Joe Tantarelli, it is easy to see why field-goal posts are built so tall. Tantarelli, Missouri’s 5-foot-7 place-kicker, might not be able to see the uprights over his blockers if the posts were any shorter.
The Tigers’ shortest player was their second-biggest scorer Saturday in a season-opening 52-20 win against Arkansas State. Tantarelli kicked seven extra points and added a 17-yard field goal with 19 seconds left in the game for 10 points scored, right behind tailback Damien Nash’s 12 points (two touchdowns).
The Rock Bridge Bruins knew that if they kept battling, they’d get the goal.
It finally happened when Michael Ferguson scored with less than a minute left in regulation in a 1-1 tie with Jefferson City.
Acrobatic shots from senior Amy Trae helped the Kewpies tennis team win Tuesday.
The Hickman girls’ swept Helias 9-0 in their fourth home match of the season.
Losing at home for the second time in barely under a decade can cause a team a lot of pain. Losing an All-American to an injury can make the pain even worse.
Columbia College felt the first pain after losing at home to Truman State 30-19, 30-20, 30-18. It might feel the second pain after senior outside hitter Jacqueline Makokha sprained her ankle early in the first game.
Rock Bridge’s No. 1 golfer Lindsay Martin didn’t come back from Labor Day weekend rested and ready for the rest of the season.
She came back injured, restricted to tracking her teammates from a golf cart during Tuesday’s loss to Kirksville at Lake of the Woods Golf Course.
A come-from-behind effort gave the Rock Bridge volleyball team its first victory of the season.
The Bruins defeated Montgomery County in three games 24-26, 25-16, 25-23 Tuesday night and improved to 1-2.
Senior Anita Sadhu hopes a third 40 will be the charm for her golf game.
Sadhu medaled with 40 Tuesday as the Hickman girls’ golf team defeated Southern Boone and Mexico at L.A. Nickell Golf Course.
Home sweet home turned a little sour for Hickman’s volleyball team.
After winning its first two games of the season on the road, coach Greg Gunn said he thought his team was too tense while playing its first home match.
A new assistant softball coach will join the Missouri staff for the 2005 season, head coach Ty Singleton said on Tuesday.
Autumn Eastes spent three years as an assistant strength coach at Fresno State.
When Ronald Chislom enters the Heart of America Marathon, he doesn’t lose.
For the fourth time in as many races, Chislom won Columbia’s annual Labor Day race.
Joe Gianino and the rest of Missouri’s offensive line haven’t stopped to admire their work.
Two days after the Tigers’ 52-20 victory against Arkansas State in which the line cleared the way to 263 yards rushing, Gianino said they need to focus on what will probably be a more formidable task.
When I met my new editor, Mark Barnett, I told him I’m the biggest Missouri football fan in Columbia. I generally leave good first impressions on my bosses, but Mark clearly thought his new columnist was insane.
Mark’s main beef was my longevity. Fair enough, I thought, but if there really are bigger fans I want to meet them.
ST. LOUIS — Orlando Pace really cut it close this year.
The five-time Pro Bowl offensive tackle will get four days of practice to prepare for the St. Louis Rams’ opener after signing a one-year contract for $7.02 million late Sunday night and hitting the field Monday.