At Arkansas and Missouri, the basketball resumés look awfully similar these days: NCAA tournament absence and middle-of-the-pack conference finishes.
Just call Drae Cox, “Corvette.”
The Missouri volleyball team defeated Missouri State 30-27, 30-18, 30-26 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Friday at Hearnes Center in front of 6,294 people, the second largest crowd in MU volleyball history.
Missouri erased a double digit deficit in the second half of Friday night’s game in Fayetteville, but Arkansas ultimately held on for a 66-63 victory.
At 5 feet 2 inches tall, Venicia Vaughn hardly looks like she belongs on the basketball court for the Stephens College Stars (2-8), much less as the team captain and the starting point guard.
With dawn breaking on another season of high school wrestling, the wrestlers at Rock Bridge High School are doing their part to get an early start on their competition.
ST. LOUIS — St. Louis Rams interim coach Joe Vitt has been coy all week about whether rookie Ryan Fitzpatrick had earned his first career start.
KANSAS CITY — Ryan Sims hasn’t exactly slimmed down. Going from 315 pounds to 310 hardly qualifies as an ad campaign for a trendy new reducing salon.
To be honest, Sean Washington said he didn’t know much about College of the Ozarks forward Michael Bonaparte.
Quinton Day should be familiar by now. The University of Missouri-Kansas City standout’s story has been written, as has that of his teammate, Tim Blackwell.
The Hickman boys’ basketball team knows it will go through some growing pains this year. The team has one senior and its lack of experience showed Tuesday.
Some things just take on a life of their own.
Andrea Seabaugh was perfect from the free-throw line and the Bruins girls’ basketball team outlasted Cor Jesu Academy 51-40 in St. Louis on Tuesday.
The Kewpies lost to Kirksville 44-32 on the road Tuesday.
The MU athletic department made a donation of $3,431 to the American Red Cross. The money is going to the Red Cross’ hurricane-relief fund. The organization received the donation Nov. 21 and the money represented a portion of the funds collected during the annual Fall Craft Show on Nov. 6.
Comparisons to an NBA player while still in high school can be a hard thing to live up to, just ask UMKC’s Quinton Day.
KANSAS CITY — The half-eaten hot dog that sat on Gunther Cunningham’s desk overnight was looking awfully stale.
ST. LOUIS — Out of high school, the choice was easy for Ryan Fitzpatrick.
Throughout the season Missouri volleyball player Tatum Ailes has sacrificed her body to dig balls that appeared unreachable, and at times she has been brought to tears after landing in awkward positions.
After almost 20 minutes of waiting, the Missouri volleyball team received the news it was hoping to hear.