PHILADELPHIA — St. Louis manager Tony La Russa expected a high-scoring game where the bullpens would be stretched thin.
Instead, the Cardinals’ relievers kept it under control.
ST. LOUIS — Mike Danton, a St. Louis Blues forward, was delusional and using painkillers and sleeping pills in the hours before the FBI says he tried to hire a hit man to kill an acquaintance, Danton’s agent said.
Several media reports, citing anonymous police sources, have identified agent David Frost as Danton’s intended target. Frost reiterated Thursday his belief that he was not the target.
After a shaky start, Hickman’s midfield clamped down in the second half.
The Kewpies held Rock Bridge without a shot in the second half and rarely allowed the Bruins past midfield to secure a 1-0 victory Wednesday at Audry J. Walton Stadium.
Hickman’s Janelle Cordia and Ashley Turner have been working all season to get a goal and an assist together.
The pair accomplished that feat at the perfect time. Cordia turned a pass from Turner into a 1-0 Hickman victory against Rock Bridge on Wednesday at Audrey J. Walton Stadium.
After the American Midwest Conference Tournament championship game on Wednesday, coaches named Columbia College pitcher Kerri Gapka honorable mention All-Conference.
They might want to recast their votes after Gapka’s stellar pitching helped the Cougars beat William Woods 6-1 at Columbia College.
For Missouri, golf is more than mental. It’s psychological.
The Tigers are working to earn an unprecedented berth in the NCAA National Championships. To do so, they will have to place among the top eight at the 21-team NCAA Central Regional. The three-day regional begins today in Normal, Ill.
Columbia College’s dormant bats finally came out of hibernation.
The Cougars, scoreless for 21 innings, scored a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat Missouri Baptist 1-0 in the first round of the American Midwest Conference Tournament on Tuesday at Columbia College.
Marc VanDover hasn’t settled on a goalie, but for now, he has struck a compromise.
Since the start of last season, Emily Schuenemeyer and Emily Roark have competed to become Rock Bridge’s starting soccer goalkeeper.
The Hickman boys’ golf team shot a 292 and had the top three finishers to win the Class 4, District 5 Tournament on Tuesday at Sedalia Country Club.
Chris Johnson won with a 71, Josh Brady was second with a 72 and D.J. Chung finished third at 73.
Midfielder Molly O’Connell said Hickman’s game against Hannibal on Monday showed how much the Kewpies have to improve.
“We weren’t really playing up to our full potential,” O’Connell said.
Tim Robyn has never seen his 8-year-old son Davis play baseball. He hasn’t watched his 11-year-old-daughter Kayla play soccer this year.
His desire to spend more time with his family prompted Robyn to resign as coach of the Missouri men’s golf team Monday. He coached the Tigers for seven seasons.
Chase Patton provided the drama, but an extra-inning error left Rock Bridge with a broken heart.
Helias scored two runs in the 10th inning to beat the Bruins 11-9 on Monday at Rock Bridge Stadium in a game that lasted more than three hours.
Persistence paid off in the second half for Rock Bridge and Karissa Nedoma.
Nedoma scored two goals in the second half to lead Rock Bridge to a 4-0 victory against the Smith-Cotton Tigers at Cosmopolitan Park on Monday. The win snapped a three-game losing streak.
Hickman got its first shutout win of the season on Monday, but it hopes it will not be the high point of the week.
The Kewpies beat Mexico 9-0 at home.
When Hickman and Rock Bridge tee off today, they will contend with more than the area’s best golfers.
Sedalia Country Club, the tournament’s host, is under construction for repairs and improvements. It is the host of the Class 4, District 5 tournament that starts today at 9 a.m. The top two teams will advance to the state tournament May 17-18 at Deer Lake Golf Course in Springfield.
The series between the Missouri and No. 1 Texas was a pitching battle. The Longhorns won that battle Sunday.
Big 12 Conference opponent Texas beat Missouri 16-0 in seven innings in the final game of the three-game series at Taylor Stadium. Missouri won the series 2-1, giving Texas (42-8, 14-6) its first loss in a conference series this season.
Leave it to a man who nearly entered the seminary, to inspire Missouri to a 10-0 win against Texas Tech on Sunday.
The last game the Tigers (24-23, 11-4) played at University Field this season ended after four and a half innings.
The wait left Missouri groggy.
The Tigers appeared sluggish after rain delayed their game against Texas Tech for four hours Saturday, losing 1-0 to the Red Raiders at University Field and ending an 11-game home win streak.
An extra week of rest was enough for starter Garrett Broshuis to make Missouri the first team to shut out No. 1 Texas.
Broshuis’ strong outing helped the Tigers defeat the Longhorns 8-0 on Saturday at Taylor Stadium in a Big 12 Conference game and gives them a chance for the sweep at noon today.
Moesel is the Hickman lacrosse team’s captain and leading scorer with 27 goals. His leadership role means he has a responsibility to his team to play his hardest every day.
Moesel also is a Mormon, which means he has a duty to his faith to honor the Sabbath.