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Slideshow: Tigers start the season strong

Missourian photographers Sara Debold, Ikuru Kuwajama and Samantha Clemens captured the game and pregame activities.

Successful start for Daniel

Chase Daniel stepped out onto Faurot Field for the first time as the Tigers’ starting quarterback.

St. Louis cuts to its final 53-man roster

ST. LOUIS — With Stephen Davis in a Rams uniform, the St. Louis Rams cut veteran Moe Williams and nine other players Saturday to get to the league-mandated 53-man roster. Among the other players cut was former Missouri guard Tony Palmer.

Hickman struggles in opener

Free safety Nick Timberlake was a bright spot for the Hickman football team in a 39-0 loss to the East St. Louis Flyers on Friday night at home, even if that bright spot meant a poor overall defensive performance for the Kewpies.

Hustle beats height at Rock Bridge

At first glance, it looks like a typo on the Rock Bridge volleyball team roster.

Missouri volleyball team earns Shamrock Invitational title

The No. 13 Missouri volleyball team (6-1) won its fifth-consecutive match Saturday night, taking down the No. 21 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (3-1) 28-30, 30-28, 27-30, 30-26, 15-13 and taking the title of the Shamrock Invite.

Buehrle continues to dominate Kansas City

KANSAS CITY — Mark Buehrle is trying to get back to pitching as well as he did the first three months of the season. He’s getting closer with each start.

Cards’ run ends at four games

ST. LOUIS — Shawn Chacon and two relievers combined on a eight-hitter and Ronny Paulino hit a bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the seventh inning to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 1-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night.

Small players, big field

All the action Saturday on Faurot Field didn’t happen in the evening.

MU defense thrives

Limiting an opponent to one score and 150 yards of offense is usually a proud accomplishment in football. Saturday night at Faurot Field, the Tigers were slightly disappointed they were unable to maintain the shutout.

Daniel-led Tigers ready for Racers

For the Missouri football team, it’s finally time to put that preseason practice into motion.

Tigers’ freshman hitter rises above early nerves

In the early moments of Julianna Klein’s first home game playing for Missouri on Tuesday night, she hit her first serve wide for an error. Minutes later, she had another error in her first attempt at a kill.

Hickman braces for dangerous receiver

Jerrell McDaniels is the best high-school wide receiver that Hickman football coach Jason Wright has ever seen.

Rock Bridge wins opener

Rock Bridge wasted no time on Thursday night demonstrating it is one of the top teams in the state.

Runner ends long recovery

Last year, Amanda Bales lost something she loved.

Strong teams feud in 8-team tourney

As the world’s best tennis professionals hit the hard courts for the second round of the U.S. Open in New York, Columbia will host its own major of sorts.

Forward back from leg injury

In the 27th minute of Thursday’s home opener against Rolla, Hickman goalie Brent Tegerdine cleared the ball from outside of the penalty box. The ball happened to land at the feet of forward Blaise Parker, and he scored the first goal in Hickman’s 2-1 win.

Rock Bridge dealt first loss of season

According to coach Joe Henderson, the Rock Bridge softball team had never defeated the Jefferson City Jays.

Hickman softball team depending on seniors

With four seniors leading the way, the Hickman softball team hopes that its experience will translate to wins this season.

Extra Points

Missouri freshman wrestler Max Askren is participating in the FILA Junior World Championships in Guatemala. He is competing in the 96-kilogram (211 pound) weight class. Askren’s older brother, Ben Askren, won the 2006 NCAA national title at 174 pounds.

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