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Kewpies disappointed in tie

The Hickman girls’ soccer team walked off the field Saturday night tired and frustrated. The Kewpies’ game against Francis Howell Central went into double overtime and ended scoreless. The Kewpies (6-1-2) have tied the Spartans three out of the past four times they have played them.

Joining the flock

GIBBON, Neb. — As dusk approaches and the evening sun fades over the horizon, thousands of sandhill cranes cover the salmon and scarlet complexion of the Nebraska sky. Moonlight takes over, and the large ancient birds glide into the shallows of the Platte River, bleating their high-pitched call.

Jersey incentive promotes intensity

After the defense stopped the offense on the last play of Thursday’s scrimmage, Xzavie Jackson was happy. And he let everyone in Memorial Stadium know it.

Familiar ground

The Missouri golf team hopes to repeat last year’s first-place finish at the Boilermaker Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind. The tournament, which begins Saturday, will also be freshman Peter Malnati’s first opportunity to prepare for the 2008 NCAA championships.

Frey provides needed spark

Missouri baseball coach Tim Jamieson got a pleasant surprise this season.

Despite Latifis, Bruins top Kewps

Three match tiebreakers went Hickman’s way during its tennis match against Rock Bridge on Thursday. But the Bruins showed when it comes to depth, they still have the edge.

Tigers eager for West Coast getaway

While students prepare to trudge through the last few weeks of class, Missouri volleyball is gearing up for a weekend getaway to San Diego. The fact that the first tournament on the Tigers’ spring schedule is the reason behind the trip only adds to the excitement.

Road trips drive Kewpies team closer together

After being separated last week during spring break, the Hickman boys lacrosse team will not be able to get away from each other this weekend.

Tigers ready for elite Texas lefty

Missouri outfielder Micaela Minner isn’t impressed with Texas starting pitcher Cat Osterman.

WNBA takes two Tigers

LaToya Bond’s computer picked a heck of a time to crash.

Missouri will retain Watkins

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.

Molina’s single wins it for Cards

PHILADELPHIA ­— While Jimmy Rollins stretched his hitting streak to 38 games, the Philadelphia Phillies remained winless.

Rock Bridge loses 1-0 in weather-shortened game

The Rock Bridge girls’ soccer team is running out of chances to finish a full home game this season.

Bruins look to extend home win streak against Hickman

There’s home court advantage and then there’s home court advantage.

Former MU assistant a candidate for SEMO job

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.

K.C. voters won’t raise new roof

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.

Tigers fight glare in return to field

The drill looks simple.

Two Tigers wait for WNBA draft pick

This afternoon, Christelle N’Garsanet could be facing an interesting choice over her plans for the summer.

Sibling camaraderie

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.

Young Kewpies learn from loss

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.

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