It didn’t take long for the Columbia Multisport Club to make a name for itself.
CMC, a club of triathletes, won the USA Triathlon Division I National Club Championship on Sunday at the Boulder Peak Triathlon in Boulder, Co. The competition consisted of a nine-tenths of a mile swim, a 26-mile bike ride and a 6.2-mile run.
The road to Missouri’s only soccer NCAA Tournament began in Holland. Maybe this year it will begin in Brazil.
The Tigers are leaving Saturday for a preseason trip to Brazil. The most recent time the Tigers made a similar trip was 1999, the same year MU made its tournament appearance. The tour, which the NCAA allows a team to take once every four years, will take the Tigers to Sao Paulo, Brazil, where they will play against national teams.
The 10th annual Columbia Seniors Championship Golf Tournament starts Friday at the Lake of the Woods Golf Course.
It ends Saturday at A.L. Gustin Golf Course.
The Big 12 Conference championship wasn’t on the line, but the stakes were a little higher than an average two-a-day.
Mention the tattoo on Joe Gianino’s left bicep and then hand his dad a handkerchief.
“Every time I talk about it I cry,” Ralph Gianino III said.
The Missouri basketball team has added another player for the 2004 season.
Glen Dandridge, a 6-foot-6 small forward/shooting guard, confirmed Tuesday he has given an oral commitment to play for MU.
The search for a Stephens College basketball coach is over.
Andy Hill, Missouri’s wide receivers coach, must feel like he is trying to piece together a Justin Gage jigsaw puzzle.
Several of Missouri’s receivers have something in common with Gage, but it is yet to be seen which of them will pick up the slack.
Most teams try to ignore the polls, but the Missouri volleyball team says it’s feeling good about the rankings.
One of the hardest things a high school football player must do is survive two-a-day practices at the start of the season.
High school teams across the state officially begin fall sports practice today and many athletes, including Rock Bridge quarterback Chase Patton, said they are looking forward to returning to competition.
“I can’t wait to get out there and get some pads on,” Patton said. “It’s been tough all summer just talking about football.”
Dave McDonald was due.
After playing in the Kiwanis Columbia Championship Golf Tournament for the past 10 years, McDonald won for the first time Sunday at Columbia Country Club.
The resume of the Missouri football team’s offensive line reads longer than its grocery list: two preseason All-Americans, three preseason All-Big 12 Conference candidates, six returning starters, eight letterwinners.
“We think we’re pretty good two-deep, pretty solid, it’s a close battle,” Dave Christensen, the MU offensive line coach said.
Marshall Brown of Austin, Texas gave Missouri assistant basketball coach Tony Harvey an oral commitment to join the Tigers’ class of 2004. Rivals.com ranks Brown, a 6-foot-6 small forward, eighth in the country at his position.
“I felt really good about it and my family is behind me,” Brown said. “I like the coaching staff and I think I’m going to be able to come in and play.”
Mid-Missouri lost 2-0 to the Washington Wild Things on Sunday at Falconi Field in Washington, Penn. It was the second day in a row the Wild Things (41-27) shut out the Mavericks (28-42) .
The Wild Things’ Jared Howton pitched six innings and struck out five to earn his seventh win of the season. Anthony Kozol pitched the ninth to finish the three-hit shutout and pick up his 13th save.
In late June, 11 members of the Hickman cross country team found themselves standing in the middle of Michigan’s Manistee National Forest with a trip home more than a week away.
They were dumped off in Manistee minutes earlier, after a 12-hour trip, with nothing more than a stool to sit on, running clothes for the week, a flashlight, a sleeping bag and a three-ring notebook.
Mike Martz called for a long pass. This wasn’t a shock to one of the NFL’s most pass-oriented offenses. The only person surprised was former Missouri quarterback Kirk Farmer.
After struggling in the early part of camp, Farmer entered the St. Louis Rams’ preseason game Friday night against Oakland as the fourth-string quarterback. When Farmer’s performance was over, he had gone eight-of-13 for 130 yards and a touchdown and had sole possession of the No. 3 job behind Kurt Warner and Marc Bulger.
No, Jose Canseco and Mark McGwire aren’t roaming the secondary for the Missouri football team.
This pair, though, is going by the same nickname.
Friday night, Columbia native Carl Edwards was in a place that has become familiar to him — victory lane.
Edwards, 23, won the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Federated Auto Parts 200 at Nashville Superspeedway, his second straight win and third in five races.
Jessica Bunge is not through talking about Ricky Clemons.
Bunge, a former Missouri student, agreed to meet with NCAA officials to discuss her statement that Clemons, her former boyfriend, received money while a member of the MU basketball team.