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Stephens tennis gets win over Westminster

The Stars beat Westminster College 5-4 in a meet Tuesday. Stephens' Gracie Strawn won her third set in singles play to finish the final match of the night and secure a win for the Stars. 

Columbia softball splits doubleheader with William Woods

The Columbia College softball team took the first game 5-3 in extra innings but fell to William Woods 13-10 in the second game.

Arkansas' Bobby Portis enters NBA draft

Bobby Portis, the key cog in Arkansas' rebirth under coach Mike Anderson, averaged 17.5 points and 8.9 rebounds this season, leading the Razorbacks (27-9) to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2008.

Jordan Spieth is going places in a hurry

The 21-year-old Texan won the Masters with a dominant performance.

Stephens tennis loses to Fort Hays

Stephens College tennis lost 9-0 to Fort Hays State University at home on Friday. The Stars and their coach attributed the loss to their opponents superior level of play. 

Tolton tennis defeats Battle 6-3

The Trailblazers improved their record to 3-1 with a 6-3 win over the Spartans on Thursday.

Hickman track and field athletes finish strong at Glendale Invitational

The Kewpies girls track and field team competed against 15 other high schools at the Glendale Invitational on Thursday.

Wade hopes to keep Havoc at VCU

Will Wade, a high school history and world geography teacher by trade, intends to employ theories borrowed from coaching mentors Oliver Purnell, Tommy Amaker and Smart, as well as his own love for all things analytical with the Rams.

Tolton soccer in control in 5-1 win over St. Paul Lutheran

Tolton soccer dominated St. Paul Lutheran with precision passing and a steady offensive attack.


Lauren Hill's fight inspires coach

Coach: "Why has her story caught on? I think it's her spirit, her personality. You've got to be around her. I keep telling people that once you get around her, you'll know what I mean. It's hard to describe, but it's a spirit of never giving up."

Lauren Hill hopes people remember her for resilience

Lauren Hill has set a new goal: Raise a total of $2.2 million for research and treatment of the type of cancer she developed more than a year ago. Through her efforts, more than $1.5 million has been raised so far.

Connecticut, Auriemma win 10th national championship

The Connecticut-Notre Dame matchup was just the second time in the history of the tournament that the same teams played in the final in consecutive years. UConn beat Tennessee in 2003 and 2004.

After Duke's title, a look at the coming college hoops season

Duke will hang its fifth championship banner, but next season is already on the minds of teams across the country. Here are some of the intriguing story lines for the 2015-16 season.

Illinois State University athletics department members among those dead in crash

Rescue personnel found no survivors at the site near the city of Bloomington, and a coroner pronounced the seven occupants dead, McLean County Sheriff Jon Sandage said at a news conference.

Connecticut-Notre Dame rivalry adds intrigue to women's hoops final

"This isn't something that's going to last forever," Auriemma said. "Not going to win every single championship game that we're in. If we're in some more, but up to this point, it's something that's really hard to explain."

Duke pulls away from Wisconsin to win school's fifth national title

A group of freshmen starred for the Blue Devils, who won their school's fifth national championship.

A scare for Yordano Ventura, but not for Royals in 10-1 win over White Sox

Royals manager Ned Yost said he does not expect Yordano Ventura to miss a start after the the pitcher said he felt his right thumb "lock up" during Monday's victory over teh White Sox.

Tolton soccer falls to Southern Boone in first loss of season

After winning their first two games, the Trailblazers were blanked 2-0 by Southern Boone High School on Monday.

Alex Rodriguez makes his return from year-long ban

At one point during the Yankees' home opener against Toronto on Monday, fans in the bleachers held up large letters and numbers that spelled out "#-F-O-R-G-1-V-3."

Connecticut, Notre Dame set for championship rematch

A win for the Huskies on Tuesday night would be a third straight title for Connecticut and 10th overall for coach Geno Auriemma. That would tie him with UCLA men's coach John Wooden for the most all-time in college basketball.