Missouri pitcher Chelsea Thomas fell to 18-7 and the Tigers slipped to 11-7 in Big 12 Conference play with a 2-1 loss to the Sooners on Sunday in Norman, Okla.
Missouri freshman Rachel Updike tallied a combined score of 8.4375 on her floor routine after working through a few uncharacteristic falls.
Missouri scored two in the ninth inning and Brannon Champagne drew a bases-loaded walk to give the Tigers their second straight win over Kansas State.
Missouri put runners on base in the first five innings but couldn’t score any runs until Ashley Fleming hit a two-run home run in the sixth to tie the game. The Tigers beat the Sooners 4-2 with a pair of runs in the eighth.
Gary and Vicki Pinkel separated at the beginning of the year after 39 years of marriage.
Missouri scored four runs with two outs in the first inning and went on to defeat Kansas State by a score of 13-4.
Mark Alnutt will take over as director of athletics at Southeast Missouri State University in about a month.
In his first year with the Missouri baseball team, Blake Holovach has grown into a starter's role, compiling a 5-2 record and taking over the Saturday starting spot.
The Tigers' Rachel Updike, a freshman named to this season's All-Big 12 Gymnastics Team on vault and floor exercise, will compete in the all-around competition at this weekend's NCAA national championships in Duluth, Ga.
Redshirt freshmen Alyssa Cousins, Taylor Gadbois and Carlie Rose can feel left out at times, but they've used their situation not only to develop as softball players but to become closer friends.
Jonathan Ilori came to MU from London to work with Tigers assistant coach Kareem Streete-Thompson, a three-time Olympian.
Basketball, soccer and field hockey are the Division I sports allowed to have scrimmages or exhibition games before their first game. But NCAA rules prohibit football programs from practicing or scrimmaging against other schools during spring ball.
After being eliminated from the regular competition during preliminary rounds, the Tigers earned a bid to the finals by winning the Challenge Cup and finished fourth in its division.
Flores was one of three Big 12 players selected to the draft. Missouri senior BreAnna Brock was also a prospect, but she was not drafted.
A new BCS format must be in place before television negotiations with ESPN open in the fall. The current four-year deal runs through the 2014 season.
The Missouri baseball team lost 5-4 to the Sooners in Norman, Okla. on Sunday. The Tigers fell to 18-17 overall and 3-9 in the Big 12 Conference.
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Most people weren't talking about the highlights of the Tigers split with Texas Tech on Saturday. They were talking about the umpires and the reaction they drew from the teams and fans.
The hyped unveiling of Missouri's new football uniforms was quite the production at halftime of the annual Black and Gold game.
Tigers starter Blake Holovach suffered his second straight loss in a 8-4 defeat Saturday at Oklahoma.