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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.

Kewpies pair true teammates

Familiarity doesn’t always breed contempt.

From fears to cheers

Despite the turmoil surrounding Quin Snyder and the men’s basketball team, the Missouri women’s team gave the 4,723 fans at Mizzou Arena something to cheer about on Saturday.

Controversy continues

Quin Snyder had a drink in his hand.

Snyder’s career at Missouri ends with disappointment

April 7, 1999 marked the beginning of the Quin Snyder era at Missouri, an era which came to a close on Friday — even though it may dribble on for a while.

Substitute coaches square off at MU

There will be a different feeling in the air at Mizzou Arena today when the Missouri men’s basketball team plays Kansas State at 12:30 p.m.

Watkins brings Big 12 experience to Missouri

Newly-appointed acting head coach of Missouri, Melvin Watkins, walked past the west entrance of Mizzou Arena on Friday night with assistant coach Lance Irvin and was asked by Missourian reporters to comment on the situation regarding the resignation of Quin Snyder.

Talk of the town:

Remember the positive impact

Cougars win with two 3’s

In Columbia College’s women’s basketball game against the McKendree nearly a month ago, the Cougars were heartbroken after the Bearcats made a free throw with less than a second left to win 73-72.

Tigers’ throwers improving skills

They say that when you heave a 35-pound weight throw, if you grit your teeth, spin quickly, and release at the perfect moment, you can trick yourself into thinking it’s as light as a feather.

Falling short of state

Rock Bridge wrestler Dane Griffin just wanted to win one more for his father.

Blogging the game

MU drama draws national attention

Oprah had to go.

O’Brien becomes a force for MU

Four years ago, the Missouri track and field team had a future distance heavyweight right at its fingertips.

Earning name recognition

Hickman senior wrestler Tony Pescaglia earned the nickname as a child eating a bowl of Frosted Flakes. It took a literal meaning when, earlier this season, the defending state champion signed a letter of intent to compete for Missouri.

Cougars win physical game in OT

Early in the first half of Thursday’s game, Missouri Baptist forward Jimmy Cessna collided in midair with Columbia College forward Nahowan Saxon while going in for a layup. Instead of landing smoothly, Cessna stumbled and fell into the first row of bleachers, with his head taking the brunt of the punishment.

Broken hand doesn’t deter Bruins’ Davis

Broken bones and torn muscles are nothing new to Rock Bridge wrestling captain Justin Davis. But breaking his hand during his first wrestling match this year almost cost him his season.

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