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Tigers wrestler says he’s set to go in heavier class

Going into today’s match, Missouri’s Joey Garrity, a redshirt freshman, will face two great challenges. One is competing in a different weight class from his normal one. The other is grappling with the country’s No. 3-ranked wrestler, according to the NWCA/Intermat rankings.

MU track teams go the distance

The Missouri women’s track and field team swept the distance events from 800 to 3000 meters for the second year in a row in Friday’s Missouri-Kansas-Kansas State Indoor Triangular in Lawrence, Kan.

Tigers fall hard

Welcome to life post-Kansas, Thomas Gardner.

Balancing act

Missouri freshman Adrianne Perry perches high atop the uneven bars in Hearnes Center.

Healthy and hungry

Not much went right for junior Cartier Martin in his first two seasons at Kansas State.

Cougars use solid defense to stop rivals

Strong perimeter defense and 23 forced turnovers led the Columbia College men’s basketball team to a 76-51 win over McKendree on Thursday night at Southwell Complex.

Cox back in Hickman lineup

This year Drae Cox, a 145-pound sophomore wrestler at Hickman High School, did something he hasn’t done in over a decade: He missed a month of the wrestling season.

Hunter to leave school, join USA Volleyball

Lindsey Hunter, a senior setter on the Missouri volleyball team, said she was not going to join USA Volleyball until she finished her degree.

Weather matters little at annual disc golf Ice Bowl

One thing is certain about the Ice Bowl: It will not be canceled.

Kewpies finish seventh in KC tournament

Columbia Hickman beat Hickman Mills of Kansas City 57-53 in overtime to finish seventh at the Lee Summit Tournament.

Savant comes in from the outside

In her career, Carlynn Savant has always been known as a good outside shooter who isn’t afraid to put up a long-distance shot. More often than not this season, it’s gone in.

Hickman basketball falls to Lee's Summit

The Kewpies’ lost their fourth game in a row Wednesday at the Lee’s Summit tournament, falling to the hosts 63-49. Hickman (8-11) had led Lee’s Summit by 12 points early in the second quarter.

Moody brings MU déjà vu

Christian Moody probably doesn’t know Kiwane Garris. The North Carolina native may not have ever even heard of Garris, for that matter, but he did a great Garris impression Monday.

Fans lend Missouri helping hands

The Missouri women’s basketball team received a boost of confidence on Monday night without picking up a basketball.

First-half woes hurt Bruins

For three quarters Tuesday night, the Rock Bridge and Jefferson City girls played to a draw. Unfortunately for the Bruins, basketball games have four quarters. And it was the second quarter one that did them in.

Cougars win streak snapped

The Columbia College women’s basketball team’s unbeaten streak in the American Midwest Conference came to an end Tuesday evening with a 73-72 loss to McKendree College. Before tonight’s loss, the Cougars had won 30 straight games in AMC play, a streak that dated back to the 2002-2003 season.

Missouri gymnastics team moves up

The Tigers, previously No. 14, moved up three spots to No. 11 in the GymInfo National Top 25 Poll released Monday. They will compete against unranked Centenary and Air Force on Friday in Shreveport, La.

Gardner plucks Jayhawks

With 75 seconds left, a win seemed improbable at best. With 0.4 seconds left it seemed impossible.

Free throws key to game

When an opponent has the chance to end the game with free throws, a feeling of helplessness can overcome defenseless players waiting on the block.

Jefferson City will challenge Bruins

The Rock Bridge girls’ basketball team is expecting an evenly-matched game between two strong teams. And it expects to be ready.

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