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Former teammate challenges Horton

They knew this game was coming. No phone calls, e-mails or Post-It Notes were needed. After starring together for Cedar Hill High School in Dallas, Missouri guard Jason Horton and Sam Houston State forward Kelvin Williams were well aware they would be playing against each other.

Edwards’ streak ends at Phoenix

AVONDALE, Ariz. — After two straight victories catapulted Carl Edwards up the standings in NASCAR’s Chase for the Nextel Cup championship the 26-year-old Columbia native was disappointed Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway.

Temple breaks through

Tony Temple had fumbled twice against Colorado, so against Baylor, he wasn’t taking any chances.

Sharp start

As if he was an opposing scout sizing up the Missouri roster, coach Quin Snyder gave his take on the play of Tiger freshman Matt Lawrence.

Tigers fall to top-ranked Huskers

The Missouri volleyball team had the daunting task of playing the No. 1 team in the nation at a place that has sold out 67 consecutive matches. Despite this, the Tigers still almost came out with a victory Sunday in Lincoln, Neb.

Smith extinguishes Baylor’s comeback bid

Things were getting tense.

Fitting farewell

On a day that all-too-predictably turned into the Brad Smith farewell tour, the Missouri football team got perhaps its biggest boost from some of the team’s lesser-known seniors.

Bruins’ season ends with loss at DeSmet

They lost to the better, more experienced team, but they played with the courage of champions.

Foust returns to scene of memorable victory

KANSAS CITY — Everything was the same.

Home-court advantage

At the Missouri volleyball team’s practice Thursday, Megan Wilson got to perform a task that she hasn’t done for a while. It is a simple task she has done hundreds, if not thousands of times growing up and in high school: setting to her older sister, Nicole.

Seniors shed tears, focus on game

Seventeen guys. Seventeen different reactions.

Rowing with resilience

In the pale light of the moon, four cars make their way down a winding dirt road through the woods, the dust kicked up by the tires illuminated by their headlights. They line up next to each other in a parking lot where each car’s doors open, spilling out

Freshman wrestlers lead Tigers past Stanford

In front of a noisy crowd of 2,174 in Kansas City, the MU wrestling team showed just how talented its young wrestlers are in its season-opening 32-8 defeat of the Stanford Cardinal.

Rock Bridge ends season with 35-14 loss

Just about everything that could go wrong for Rock Bridge did.

Tigers focus on bowl bid

In the past two weeks, the Missouri football team’s preseason goals have crumbled like a sandcastle at high tide.

Support crew

The sign outside the store has a familiar appearance to NASCAR fans.

Study critical of adults’ influence on youth sports activities

Craig McGonagle said he remembers it vividly.

Wrestling life trains Askren for title shot

A plaque in the wrestling room in Hearnes Center reads “Champions on and off the mat.”

Bruins make sure they take the right approach

Respect all, but fear none.

MU’s Drew set for new season

Kassie Drew couldn’t quite remember which it was.

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