Mid-Missouri can’t win them all in its last at bat.
Washington starter Ben Ally shut down the Mavericks offense in the Wild Things’ 6-1 win against Mid-Missouri on Sunday night at Taylor Stadium. The Mavericks ended their season-high five-game winning streak.
Two and a half years ago, Phil Stitzer, a participant in Sunday’s Show-Me State Games duathlon, had heart bypass surgery.
This was the second year for the race. It featured 39 athletes competing in a five-mile run and a 20-mile bike ride.
Sometimes a nickname describes a team well, other times it’s a fun name.
The Monster Squad, who played in this weekend’s Show-Me State Games soccer competition, doesn’t fit their nickname at all. None of the players look or act like monsters. They lost all three of their games in the Show-Me State Games Governors’ Cup soccer competition. The team was one of eight teams in the women’s open division.
Pride can be a powerful motivating force and it was one of the main factors in the Show-Me State Games Division I basketball championship Sunday.
The St. Louis Pistons defeated the Rolla Pepsi team 84-81 in two overtimes at the MU Student Rec Center. They won despite playing the final two minutes of the second overtime without leading scorer Maurice Baker, a former first team All-Big 12 performer at Oklahoma State.
The Mid-Missouri Mavericks haven’t exhausted their supply of ninth-inning magic.
After winning games in the last at-bat the previous two games, the Mavericks did it again Saturday night, defeating the Washington Wild Things 3-2 at Taylor Stadium.
Driving his third race in as many days was not a problem for Columbia native Carl Edwards on Friday.
Edwards, 23, won the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Power Stroke Diesel 200 at Indianapolis Raceway Park. It was his second series win and fifth straight top-five finish.
Kevin Young has been busy this summer but not too busy to find time to play recreational basketball.
Young, a 6-foot-9 sophomore power forward for Missouri, has spent the summer participating in workout sessions and taking classes. With classes ending last week, Young, 19, found time to play for Columbia’s Mid-West Motor Sports team in the 19-and-older division at the Show-Me State Games.
There were several new faces among the runners at the Show-Me State Games cross country event Saturday morning.
Those faces also were young.
The Mavericks keep finding unusual ways to walk off as winners.
With more than 15,000 medals ordered, competitors in the Show-Me State Games have to do something with the hardware they have won. Here is what some of them did.
An ugly game had a fitting ending.
The Mid-Missouri Mavericks came through in the bottom of the ninth on a misplayed fly ball to defeat the Kalamazoo Kings 4-3 in a game that featured seven errors, five by the Mavericks, on Thursday at Taylor Stadium.
KANSAS CITY – Gary Pinkel made it clear at Thursday’s Big 12 Conference Football Media Day that he is tired and hungry.
Those were the words Pinkel, Missouri’s coach, used to describe his feelings entering his third season with the Tigers.
Police reports from the Ricky Clemons investigation show that the woman he assaulted, Jessica Bunge, told investigators about several violent episodes leading up to the January assault that prompted criminal charges.
Circuit Court Judge Ellen Roper’s ruling Thursday allowed public access to cell phone records and more than 880 pages of depositions in the case. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch requested the information under the state Sunshine Law.
MONTREAL — Dan Haren helped stake himself to a big lead before he had thrown his first pitch. Then he made sure not to waste it.
Haren, a St. Louis rookie, pitched seven shutout innings, and Mike Matheny hit a three-run double in a seven-run first to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to an 11-1 victory against the Montreal Expos on Wednesday night.
MACOMB, Ill. — Surrounded at a table by born-again Christian teammates, Kyle Turley, the tattoo-covered, wild and crazy, helmet-tossing offensive tackle for the St. Louis Rams, felt right at home.
“The religious right?” Turley said. “Certain people have certain viewpoints on life and certain people have others.
ROCKFORD, Ill. — When the Mid-Missouri Mavericks decide to score runs, they do it in bunches.
After managing six runs in their first two games on the road, the Mavs scored more than that Tuesday night, beating the Rockford Riverhawks 8-0 in the rubber match of their three-game series at Marinelli Field.