LINCOLN, Neb. — Whether the problem was consistency, execution, a lack of star players making plays, or turnovers, Missouri players and coaches know the team didn’t play its best offensive game of the year.
When fans call themselves dedicated, they often refer to how much paint they have slathered on their bodies, how loud they scream or how many players’ statistics they can rattle off.
A banner, picturing seven women, hangs in the east hallway of Mizzou arena.
Although it was only an exhibition, Friday night’s game against in-state opponent Missouri-Rolla was Mike Anderson’s first as the Missouri men’s basketball coach.
A night that began with talk of tiebreakers, point differentials and a district championship ended with frustration and tears for the Hickman football team.
JEFFERSON CITY - Early in the season, Phillip King said that he wanted to show that Rock Bridge had what it took to run among the best cross country teams in the state.
Na Yang breathed a huge sigh of relief as she walked off Hearnes Center’s court Saturday night.
Hearnes Center’s scoreboard told the entire story, and it had nothing to do with the score.
When Missouri scores, the fans cheer and the fight song plays. Usually.
LINCOLN, Neb. — Xzavie Jackson slowly jogged off the field at Memorial Stadium, tears welling up in his eyes.
The year is going by a little too fast for Carlynn Savant. She’s nine hours into her master’s program in sport and exercise psychology.
Throughout the 2006 season, fans of the Missouri volleyball team have energized the Tigers and rattled opponents, turning Hearnes Center into one of the most intimidating places in the country to play.
Missouri and Nebraska are heading in to Saturday’s 11 a.m. game with the same thing at stake: the Big 12 Conference North division title and all that comes with it.
You can call it a flawed system. You can call it a loophole. The Hickman football team does not care.
What Missouri fans will see tonight isn’t a finished product. It probably won’t even be close.
As they signed autographs after Wednesday night’s match against Iowa State, Missouri volleyball players tried to put on happy faces for some of their youngest fans.
When Rock Bridge coach A.J. Ofodile took over in 2003, he ditched the school’s plain solid white and solid green jerseys.
Missouri’s offense isn’t deceived by Nebraska’s poor defensive showing against Oklahoma State last week.
This was supposed to be Bryant Chambly’s breakout season. A 6-foot-4 senior forward on the Columbia College men’s basketball team, Chambly had expectations of leading the Cougars to an opening night win Wednesday night in front of the home crowd against Lindenwood University.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Tucked in the hills of West Virginia lies the Land of the Misfits.