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.
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.
Tony Temple had fumbled twice against Colorado, so against Baylor, he wasn’t taking any chances.
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.
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.
Things were getting tense.
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.
They lost to the better, more experienced team, but they played with the courage of champions.
KANSAS CITY — Everything was the same.
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.
Seventeen guys. Seventeen different reactions.
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
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.
Just about everything that could go wrong for Rock Bridge did.
In the past two weeks, the Missouri football team’s preseason goals have crumbled like a sandcastle at high tide.
The sign outside the store has a familiar appearance to NASCAR fans.
Craig McGonagle said he remembers it vividly.
A plaque in the wrestling room in Hearnes Center reads “Champions on and off the mat.”
Respect all, but fear none.
Kassie Drew couldn’t quite remember which it was.