While some people can’t wait to leave college, others end up sticking around.
CHICAGO — Joe Crede and A.J. Pierzynski hit home runs during an 11-run, 12-hit third inning Tuesday night and the Chicago White Sox used their biggest scoring output in a decade to rout the St. Louis Cardinals 20-6.
KANSAS CITY — David DeJesus and John Buck drove in two runs apiece and Kansas City erased an early deficit to beat Pittsburgh 10-6 Tuesday night in an interleague clash between the two worst teams in the majors.
MAMARONECK, N.Y. — Phil Mickelson isn’t the only major champion to blow the U.S. Open. He can only hope he doesn’t end up like the others.
ST. LOUIS — Albert Pujols’ side injury could have been devastating for the St. Louis Cardinals. Instead, they have gotten just as much production from the third slot in the order without him.
Missouri pitchers Max Scherzer and Nathan Culp were named to the American Baseball Coaches Association’s All-Midwest Region Team.
After four days, seven rounds, and 126 holes of golf. David McDonald stood on the 16th green at Lake of the Woods Golf Course, trophy clinched in hand. He lifted the gold-colored prize to his lips and tasted the icy cold beer. It’s tradition that the winner of the Francis Hagan Match Play Championship have a drink out of the trophy before it’s swept away to be engraved with the champion’s name.
As the announcer’s voice gets louder, so does the rumble of the crowd and the music piping through the sound system.
ST. LOUIS — Scott Rolen is swinging the bat so well right now that all he needs is one mistake to put the St. Louis Cardinals in front.
She has a sandy indoor arena ready for rodeo practice at her house. To some it’s a hobby, but for this Hallsville High School graduate, it’s a way of life.
Kyle Kovar is tied with his former Hickman teammate, Josh Brady, coming into the 18th hole of the Francis Hagan Match Play Championship quarterfinals. After two shots, his ball is 15 feet from the hole at Lake of the Woods golf course.
He’s not worried about the $100,000 cash prize. He’s not worried about driving alone to Indianapolis. He’s not even worried about facing the fastest man on earth. Columbia’s Christian Cantwell’s only concern is performing in the shot put as well as he can.
Houston’s Brad Lincoln, one of the top two-way college baseball players in the country, was named the winner of the Dick Howser Trophy on Friday.
Steve-O momentarily clings halfway up a 12-foot bouldering wall.
Her name was Foxy.
They roared in on Harley Davidson motorcycles and left hundreds of dollars in merchandise behind. In between, legendary skateboarders from the Emerica Skateboard Shoe Company team invaded skate parks in Marshall, Columbia and St. Louis on Thursday in their second annual ‘Wild Ride’ tour.
The Francis Hagan Match Play Championship continues this weekend and might pit father against son before the tournament concludes on Father’s Day.
Terry Whitney, head coach of the Rock Bridge baseball team, has resigned. Whitney coached the Bruins for the past nine seasons and has been coaching at public high schools in Columbia for 25 years.
Sitting on top of a bucking horse, James Earl Carter has only a suitcase-type handle called a bareback riggin to hang on to. His other hand can’t touch the horse, or he will be disqualified and his efforts are wasted. He squeezes the horse’s neck with the heels of his boots, hoping to keep on top for just 8 seconds.
Tracy Edwards talks on his cell phone in his white Suburban at Douglass Park after Monday night’s practice. He is calling hotels in Louisville, Ky., trying to find rooms for 10, 15- and 16-year-old, basketball players and four coaches. His team just finished scrimmaging neighborhood talent on the cracked courts before sunset.