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Rock Bridge girls win their first-ever state title with a 50-35 win over Incarnate Word Academy.

Columbia College men's team comes up short in finals

The Cougars fell 75-71 to McKendree in the championship of the American Midwest Conference tournament. A Jason Ellis 3-pointer with 7:19 to play gave the Columbia College a 61-50 lead, and the Cougars appeared to be well on their way to an AMC tournament title, if not for McKendree’s Eric Palm.

MU wrestlers fourth at Big 12 meet

Two individual championships were not enough to help the Missouri wrestler win its first team championship Saturday at the Big 12 Conference Championships. Max Askren and Nicholas Marable won titles but the Tigers finished fourth at Oklahoma State in Stillwater, Okla.

Perry in fine form for MU gymnasts

Missouri junior Adrianne Perry is on a roll. Her 39.375 in the all-around competition tied for first place with Illinois’ Allison Buckley. The Illinois freshman’s score was the second highest for the program, but even such an impressive score could not defeat Perry. The second highest score of the season for Perry marked the fourth consecutive week she has held at least a share of the all-around title.

Oklahoma's strong second half drops Tigers

The Sooners scored 38 points in the last period to defeat Missouri, 75-64.

Small crowds for MU women's basketball games get noticed

When the Missouri women’s basketball team almost upset No. 11 Oklahoma on Feb. 6 at Mizzou Arena, the home crowd was a factor. But it wasn’t because the arena was filled with loud, rowdy fans. Instead, the docile crowd of 1,228 fans made little noise in the close contest, which threw the Sooners off their game.

Cougars lose in finals of AMC Tournament

The Columbia College women's basketball team was deafeated 78-66 by McKendree College, ending their season.

MU recruit Steve Moore, Truman High can't overcome Webster Groves

Truman, featuring MU signee Steve Moore, fell, 64-60 to Webster Groves on Friday night in the Class 5 state semifinals.

'Confident' Bruins to play for first state title

The first half was sloppy on both sides marred by poor passes and even worse shooting — Rock Bridge shot 9-for-23 in the first half and Saint Joseph’s shot 8-for-24. Rock Bridge found its rhythm in the second half on the way to a 55-42 victory over Saint Joseph’s Academy in the state semifinals.

Former MU track star wins shot put world championship

Christian Cantwell won his second IAFF World Indoor Championship in the shot put on Friday.

MU softball extends win streak with win over Purdue

The MU Softball team topped Purdue, 9-4, at the University of South Florida Under Armour Invitational to extend the team’s winning streak to 10.

Rivalry adds motivation for Columbia College

The Cougars women's basketball team takes on McKendree in the tournament championship game on Saturday with a berth in the NAIA national tournament on the line.

Rock Bridge basketball vying for state title

Get quarter-by-quarter updates as the Bruins girls' basketball team competes in the MSHSAA Show-Me Showdown Class 5 girls semifinal.

Stefhon Hannah's court date set

Former MU basketball guard Stefhon Hannah's court trial has been set for 2 p.m. on April 15 in Boone County Circuit Court Judge Deborah Daniels' court room, according to Missouri Case.net.

Some worthy Big 12 wrestlers could miss national championship

The conference will send 38 wrestlers to the championships, which are held in St. Louis later this month.

Tigers' Marable is no pushover

The MU wrestler hasn't been pinned since December 19.

Gymnastics coach Drass to face familiar opponent

During Drass’ years as a Nebraska assistant coach, he recruited and coached Amy Kruse, who is now an assistant coach at Illinois.

MU women's tennis team tries to notch more road wins

The Tigers scheduled a tough non-conference schedule to prepare for upcoming conference play.

Columbia College upsets Harris-Stowe, advances to championship game

The women's basketball team scored a 63-56 overtime victory to make the finals.

MU women's basketball team will face Oklahoma in Big 12 tournament

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