For the second straight time, the Rock Bridge girls basketball team finished its regular season at 22-2. The Bruins, ranked No. 4 in the state, duplicated the mark with a 44-35 win against Helias on Thursday. However, to Bruins coach Jill Nagel, this season was much different than the previous one.
The three Big 12 Conference wins by the Missouri women’s basketball team aren’t really anything to brag about when compared with the four-game losing streaks that separate them.
When Texas standout freshman Kevin Durant scored 34 points and grabbed 13 rebounds against Missouri a month ago, nobody thought much of it. After all, Durant is averaging nearly 25 points per game this season.
Both Hickman and Rock Bridge each ended Thursday’s session of the state wrestling meet having had only one wrestler eliminated. That was where the similarities stopped.
When Douglass senior Anthony Massengale tried to recall his favorite basketball memory after Thursday’s 78-33 rout of the visiting Jamestown Eagles, words escaped him.
On August 16, 2004 in Athens, Greece, Natalie Coughlin lived out her lifelong dream. Swimming in the finals of the 100-meter backstroke at the Olympic Games, Coughlin touched the wall at the end of the race just ahead of Zimbabwe’s Kirsty Coventry. She had won her first gold medal.
Dressed in a furry white robe adorned with pink and red hearts and a red bow tied around her ponytail, sophomore Missouri gymnast Adrianne Perry came to practice on Wednesday in the Valentine’s Day spirit.
These were free throws the Missouri Tigers needed to make.
Missouri coach Mike Anderson wasn’t even asked about Marshall Brown after the Tigers’ 18-point loss to Kansas on Saturday.
In many ways, college softball can be as exciting as baseball.
The most recent time the Missouri women played Kansas on Valentine’s Day it was 1990 when the Jayhawks beat the Tigers in Columbia. This year in Lawrence Kan., it was a different story.
University Field, home of the Missouri softball team, looked more like a lonely ice skating rink Wednesday afternoon. The stands were empty, the air was cold enough to bite through your coat, and a layer of ice and snow covered the hidden playing surface. The frosty February weather, however, was not enough to keep the Tigers from playing their home opener against Missouri-Kansas City.
Growing up, Rock Bridge senior Logan Gray dreamed of playing basketball in Rock Bridge’s gym.
You could hear the disappointment in the Hearnes Center stands as the Missouri wrestling team’s lineup was announced Wednesday night.
Last year, as a freshman, Vince Pescaglia sat on the sidelines as his brothers, Tony and K.C., captured state wrestling championships for the Hickman Kewpies. This year, it’s little brother’s turn to share the spotlight. Vince will join his brother K.C. when the state wrestling meet begins today at Mizzou Arena.
After moving 120 miles away from your best friends, there’s nothing like Chinese food to remind you of home after a long day at work.
Raymond Jordan knows all about perseverance.
After fouling out against Kansas, Stefhon Hannah laid for an extra second on Norm Stewart Court thinking about what had just happened.
Sheena Connely, a freshman starting guard for Stephens College, had a game she will remember for quite some time Tuesday night in the Stars’ basketball game against Central Christian College.
At No. 1 nationally, Texas might be the national focus of the Big 12 men’s swimming championships in College Station, Texas, but Missouri is focused on the hometown Aggies.