Dejection apparent on his face and wholly unsure of his future, Melvin Watkins steadily vowed to continue working for the Missouri basketball team immediately following an end-of-the-season defeat in the Big 12 Conference tournament.
PHILADELPHIA — While Jimmy Rollins stretched his hitting streak to 38 games, the Philadelphia Phillies remained winless.
The Rock Bridge girls’ soccer team is running out of chances to finish a full home game this season.
There’s home court advantage and then there’s home court advantage.
Jay Spoonhour, a former MU hoops assistant, was busy preparing for a job interview even as his replacements were being named Wednesday. Spoonhour is one of three finalists for the Southeast Missouri State head coaching job and will interview at SEMO Friday.
KANSAS CITY — Jackson County voters split Tuesday on a pair of tax measures to fund upgrades to Kansas City’s sports stadiums, approving a sales tax for renovations and refurbishments but rejecting a separate business tax for a rolling roof at the Truman Sports Complex.
The drill looks simple.
This afternoon, Christelle N’Garsanet could be facing an interesting choice over her plans for the summer.
Growing up, Marcie and Katie McMahon never really got along. They bickered and fought as most siblings do at a young age. Now 20 and 19 respectively, the two are more than just best friends, they’re teammates.
Hickman track and field hosted Jefferson City Tuesday afternoon in the first junior varsity dual of the season. Although the Jays came out ahead in most events, the Kewpies were encouraged with the start.
Seniors Kelsey McClure and Kim Foster were all smiles as they jogged off the soccer field after a 6-1 win over Helias (3-3-1) Monday night. Both Hickman girls matched their scoring totals from last year, scoring three goals apiece in the Kewpies’ seventh game of the season.
High school golfers from throughout the state met in Columbia on Monday to compete in the Columbia Classic. Hickman and Rock Bridge host this annual tournament.
The intensity was back and so were the bats for the Rock Bridge baseball team.
Minutes after her team lost 11-1 to Baylor in five innings Sunday at University Field, Missouri assistant coach Autumn Eastes lingered in the dugout mulling the Tigers’ fourth straight defeat. Before entering the team room to meet with her players, Eastes stood on the top step and leaned on the railing in front of the bench, occasionally closing her eyes or shuffling the dirt around her feet.
INDIANAPOLIS — After speculation he might leave Iowa to coach Missouri or Indiana, Steve Alford said he has never talked to either school.
Hunched over after her match, Erika Josbena could not contain the tears. With her elbows on her knees and head buried in her hands, she stayed courtside after everyone else had left. When her face finally reemerged, it was bright red. It wasn’t from embarrassment, but because she had just lost a heartbreaking three-set tiebreak that lasted more than three hours.
When Missouri hired Mike Anderson as its new men’s basketball coach, Athletic Director Mike Alden beamed that it was a “great day” for the university. That day, March 26, could also turn out to be a memorable date for the girls’ basketball program at either Hickman or Rock Bridge.
Blue Springs South pitcher Matt Morgan made it tough on Rock Bridge.
LAWRENCE, Kan. — The Missouri baseball team stumbled late in a 3-2 loss Saturday at Kansas.
Halfway through the collegiate men’s 400-meter run on the second day of the Missouri Relays, all running and jumping in the Audrey J. Walton Stadium ceased and a mass of fans rose to face the American flag.