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Turnovers help Tigers pull upset

The momentum at Memorial Stadium changed direction more quickly than a Brad Smith cutback Saturday night.

Missouri and Nebraska exchanged long drives and turnovers for most of the first half, creating nothing short of a roller-coaster ride for the teams and their fans.

Bruins breeze to title

Rock Bridge’s Sarah Seltsam will carry the first-place District 5 Tournament plaque to school Monday.

The Bruins’ tennis won the District 5 Tournament on Saturday at Bethel Park with 37 1/2 points, bettering Rolla, which scored 25½. . Both teams advance to sectional competition Saturday at Bethel Park.

Tigers build win streak

Missouri used the highest-scoring game in its volleyball history to finish a sweep against Texas and continue its win streak.

The Tigers defeated the Longhorns 30-19, 30-26, 42-40 at Hearnes Center on Saturday. The victory was Missouri’s (13-4, 6-2) seventh straight.

Dazzling Smith does it all

In case anyone forgot, Brad Smith is good.

Smith gave Nebraska a clear reminder Saturday night at Memorial Stadium.

Coach Powers Tigers to victory

Former Missouri coach Warren Powers has some magic left, apparently.

Powers, Missouri’s coach the most recent time it beat Nebraska and the most recent time it beat a Top 10 opponent, was in attendance for Missouri’s 41-24 win against the Cornhuskers on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

Tigers earn tie with Cowboys

Jennifer Nobis put Missouri into overtime, but couldn’t get herself there and the Tigers couldn’t get a win.

The Tigers’ soccer team and No. 21 Oklahoma State played to a 1-1 final Friday night at Audrey J. Walton Stadium in a Big 12 Conference game.

QB Patton leads Bruins

The board in the training room made the game sound as simple as Rock Bridge made it look.

Rock Bridge defeated Hannibal 63-14 on Friday night at Rock Bridge Field.

Early scoring keys Black win

The first inning was all it needed.

At the annual Black and Gold baseball game Friday at Taylor Stadium, the Black team scored all its runs in the first inning of a 5-4 victory against the Gold team.

Kewpies end slide at three

A big win can do wonders for a team’s confidence.

Hickman snapped a three-game losing streak, beating the Parkway South Patriots 37-19 on Friday night at Hickman.

Bruins make it look easy

The board in the training room made the game sound as simple as Rock Bridge made it look.

Kewps end losing streak

The Kewpies snapped their three-game losing streak Friday night, beating the Parkway South Patriots 37-19 at Hickman High.

Coach Gregg Nesbitt said that he thought his team was fragile coming into the game, but after a quick start the players gained confidence.

History in the making

The Tigers beat the Cornhuskers 41-24 for the first time since 1978. Brad Smith tied a school record of four touchdowns during the game.

The chase for Chase

After coming off a fairly good win against Fulton last week, the sights are now set on a step up in competition, Hannibal. Against Fulton we were able to get some good things done on offense through the air and on the ground and had a fairly good showing by the defense.

This week, (Rock Bridge coach A.J.) Ofodile and the rest of the coaching staff made some corrections on both sides of the ball and added a few things to the offense. It seems as though each week a new threat makes himself known.

Halftime boosts Bruins

Rock Bridge has taken advantage of the third quarter.

The Bruins have outscored opponents 75-0 in the third quarter. Ranked fifth, the Bruins will try to have another impressive third quarter against Hannibal at 7 tonight at Rock Bridge.

Kewpies turning over games

At the midway point of the season, the Hickman Kewpies have learned the hard way that turnovers lose games.

At 7 tonight, the Kewpies will try to create turnovers against the Parkway South Patriots (3-2) at Hickman High.

Trying history

Marcus James knows what he wants for his birthday. He wants Missouri to end the Nebraska jinx.

James, a senior wide receiver, gets his last chance at the Cornhuskers on Saturday, the same day he turns 22, and all he wants is a victory.

Harrington has been a big hit so far

There is something about Dedrick Harrington. As soon as you see him, you recognize it.

A 6-foot-3, 223-pound outside safety from Mexico, Mo., Harrington has what Missouri coach Gary Pinkel calls “the look.”

Injury no obstacle for Buxton

It all seemed so innocent and routine.

Since starting tee-ball when she was 5, Denise Buxton has played countless softball games en route to her senior season at Hickman.

Yet on a day in July, her chance for a fourth straight letter was almost ended.

MU team chaplain changed his ways

One sentence from the person he looked up to most, and Scott Willingham knew what he wanted to do with his life.

Ryan McReynolds, the leader of the Campus Crusade for Christ student group at New Mexico State told Willingham he was “a disgrace to Christianity.” At that moment, everything in Willingham’s world changed. He realized there was a better path for him than the one he was traveling.

Rastovac sets up Cougars for sweep

When the ball is hit to Columbia College setter Nikolina Rastovac, opponents had better beware. She can do much more than set up her teammates.

The McKendree Bearcats learned that the hard way Thursday night. Rastovac passed, served and hit the Cougars to a 30-20, 30-22, 30-18 victory at Southwell Arena.