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Huggins has K-State riding wave of momentum

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Since the tongue-lashing he gave students for not showing up at games, there has hardly been an empty seat.

Lawrence debuts as starter

AMES, Iowa — Prior to tipoff Tuesday night, Keon Lawrence lived out a dream. In the second half of Missouri’s 77-55 win over Iowa State, he helped his teammates avoid a recurring nightmare.

Rock Bridge overcomes 13-point deficit

The Rock Bridge boys’ basketball team rallied from a 13-point deficit after three quarters to defeat Liberty 50-48.

MU shaken, still not stirring

When Missouri sees Iowa State on the opposite end of the court tonight in Ames, Iowa, it undoubtedly will bring back unwanted memories for the Tigers men’s basketball team.

Extra points: Autopsy shows USC kicker was intoxicated

Staff and wire reports Southern California kicker Mario Danelo was drunk when he fell off a cliff to his death, but the coroner’s office Monday was unable to say why he fell.

Dungy earns just reward

MIAMI — There never should have been any doubt about Tony Dungy as a coach, even without a Super Bowl ring.

Bears’ future full of questions

MIAMI — Those large “Finish” banners hanging in their Super Bowl hotel were hard to miss. The Chicago Bears saw them OK, they just couldn’t follow the advice.

Shouldering on

For the past two years, Hickman junior Drae Cox has arrived at the last match of the district wrestling tournament. And the past two years, Cox has fallen just short of realizing his state tournament aspirations.

Coach urges continued support

It was announced a couple of weeks ago as a sellout. The attendance was 15,061, at least according to the public address announcer at Mizzou Arena.

Missouri miserable after Iowa State avenges early losses

It took only about 30 minutes for the Missouri women’s basketball team to get away from Hilton Coliseum and leave behind its 76-68 loss to Iowa State on Sunday.

Confidence dwindling

Keon Lawrence is usually a talkative, engaging guy.

Gage family eager for his Super debut

A 13-year-old boy prepares to punt a rubber football as far as his leg can.

Complex expands

The public had its first chance to see MU’s renovated and expanded student-athlete center in an open house Friday afternoon.

Difficult day for Missouri

Missouri freshman Kaitlin Dunham is a fighter. At least that’s how Missouri women’s tennis coach Blake Starkey described her after Dunham’s come-from-behind victory against Arkansas’ Carly Dixon.

Eevolving Riddle

Meet EeTisha Riddle’s mother.

MU star Wehrli elected to Hall of Fame

MIAMI — Former Missouri standout and St. Louis Cardinals five-time All-Pro cornerback Roger Wehrli was one of six elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday.

Lineup changes, but result doesn’t

Not even a dramatic change in the lineup could change the growing, and certainly disconcerting, trends for Missouri.

Cacophony of clucking

Jake Biddle carries his most prized possessions — a collection of wild turkey calls — in a small plastic box. There are slate calls, box calls and mouth calls, all of which he uses to create the sounds of one of the country’s most popular game birds.

Bruins can’t stop Goode

At several points during Rock Bridge’s Friday night game against the Raytown South Cardinals, the chant of “You can’t stop him” could be heard coming from one section of the crowd at the Rock Bridge gym.

Ozark’s size too much for Kewpies

The last person sitting in the bleachers behind the Hickman Kewpies boys basketball bench Saturday night wasn’t a fan, or a statistician.

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