Race-walking has kept Larry Young’s life in motion. Young is a former two-time Olympic bronze medalist and the only American to win a medal in long-distance race-walking at the Olympic Games.
Young was inducted into the Columbia College Athletic Hall of Fame on Oct. 8.
Tanner Mills arrived at Rock Bridge Field in time.
Mills, a senior who also plays goaltender for the Rock Bridge soccer team, missed most of the first half Friday night playing in the semifinals of the Class 3 District 10 soccer tournament at Cosmopolitan Park. He earned a 2-0 shutout against Jefferson City.
Jefferson City — Hickman’s football team huddled in the end zone minutes before the second half began Friday.
What was said in that huddle belongs to the Kewpies. What was done afterwards sealed Hickman’s postseason fate.
Rock Bridge looked ready to play Friday at Cosmopolitan Park. After three weather postponements, the Bruins (20-1-2) finally got to take the field against Jefferson City and got a 2-0 win.
They wasted no time as Michael Ferguson headed in David Hilderbrand's cross three minutes in.
The Kewpies soccer team picked the perfect time to start a winning streak.
Behind a 27-7 win on the road against Jefferson City Friday night, Hickman advanced to the state quarterfinals.
Senior Demond Thorpe knew that he was playing in the final game of his high school football career.
That’s why he made it count.
During preseason, many experts predicted the winner of one game would have a stranglehold on the Big 12 North.
But the Missouri-Kansas State matchup at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Stadium has dwindled to a matchup between two desperate teams trying to save their seasons.
After $75 million, four years of construction and recent political debates about its existence, Paige Sports Arena finally shined on its opening night.
Those in attendance, even some with a strong attachment to Hearnes Center, received Paige Sports Arena with open arms and lots of superlatives.
Dedrick Harrington admits to acting like a “dummy” this season.
Henry Sweat said Harrington and fellow newcomers Marcus Bacon and David Richard add athleticism to the linebacker corps, a group that Xzavie Jackson called one of the best units in the country.
The men's basketball team outshined the opening of the new Paige Arena with a big win against Central Missouri State University. In their first full game at Paige Arena, the Tigers have started on the right foot in their new home. The 100-73 win against CMSU was witnessed by 10,328 attendees in the 15,000 seat arena.
Patience is something not often talked about in football.
Speed, athleticism and emotion are all common attributes of good players, but patience is not necessarily a virtue in the fast-paced, high-contact sport.
A day after the NCAA announced its sanctions against the Missouri men’s basketball program, the prevailing mood Thursday at the university was relief that the findings weren’t worse.
Although the NCAA found MU had committed numerous infractions, it did not find evidence to support some of the most serious charges, including academic dishonesty and cash payment of players.
Roger and Sheri Hoenes only wanted to know the details and make sure all the questions had answers.
Otherwise, they would not have accompanied their son, Matt, to the local Marines recruitment office.
Bill Snyder is redefining the term backup quarterback this season at Kansas State.
Partly because of necessity and partly to give opposing defenses more to worry about, the Kansas State coach has played two quarterbacks in all but one game this season.
Hickman Kewps' cross-country runners Tim Cornell and Matt Richmond have been racing eachother since high school. Finishing first and second in both district and sectional meets, their competitive relationship is just what Hickman needs to capture this year's state title.
Wet field conditions Thursday postponed the semifinals of the Class 3 District 10 boys soccer tournament at Cosmopolitan Park for the second straight day.
The MU men's basketball team is working together like family, sharing plays and as a result, success. In the win against Central Missouri State, four players scored in the double digits. Men's basketball coach Quin Snyder has talked about how the Tigers were going to be like a family, and it was evident in the 100-73 win against Central Missouri State.
Rock Bridge linebacker Joe Whitener, like 14 other seniors on the roster, hopes to finish his football career on a high note. He, like the others, doesn't expect to play organized football again and plans to make to make this last game count. “There’s really no pressure,” he said. “Just go out there, have fun. Since it’s the last football game you play, just take it for what it’s worth and play as hard as you can.”
For Hickman coach Gregg Nesbitt, this season's defense is among the best in his 12 years of coaching football. Hickman (7-1) plays Jefferson City (6-3) in the Kewpies’ final District 6 game at 7 tonight at Adkins Stadium.