Mizzou Sports

Missouri golf recruit achieves on many levels

Missouri women's golf recruit Katherine Hepler has an impressive game, but that's not all. She has a 4.0 GPA, a 35 ACT score, plays several musical instruments and tutors chemistry and algebra, "just for fun." 

MU international students to get a taste of college football

The Missouri football team will host 150 international students Saturday at a clinic to help them understand the traditions and workings of the game.

Missouri football players await NFL Draft

The Tigers' Michael Egnew, Dominique Hamilton, Jerrell Jackson and Jacquies Smith say they are trying not to get too nervous about their chances in the 2012 NFL Draft, which begins Thursday.

Missouri baseball team uses extra innings to beat Missouri State

Missouri beat Missouri State 4-3 in 11 innings Wednesday in Springfield, extending the Tigers' winning streak to four games.

Missouri men's golfers optimistic entering Big 12 championship

The Tigers have won their past two tournaments and hope to continue their success in this weekend's Big 12 Conference championship in Trinity, Texas.

Missouri Tigers to participate in Governor's Joplin Habitat Challenge

Athletes from across Missouri will help build homes alongside volunteers as part of the Governor's Joplin Habitat Challenge.

BCS officials work on whittling postseason options

The guys in charge met Wednesday for about eight hours to discuss overhauling how a champion is determined in Division I college football and possibly implementing a four-team playoff.

Missouri wrestler receives Wilma Rudolph Award

Missouri sophomore wrestler Kyle Bradley was honored by the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics.

Missouri baseball team completes sweep of Kansas State

Freshman pitcher Brett Graves held the Wildcats scoreless over more than six innings, and Missouri won its third straight game, 7-0.

Missouri softball team drops series at No. 5 Oklahoma

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's Rachel Updike finishes 11th on floor at NCAA Individual Event Championships

Missouri freshman Rachel Updike tallied a combined score of 8.4375 on her floor routine after working through a few uncharacteristic falls.

Walk pushes Missouri baseball past Kansas State

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 softball evens series at Oklahoma after extra-inning victory

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 Pinkel announces separation from wife

Gary and Vicki Pinkel separated at the beginning of the year after 39 years of marriage. 

Missouri baseball routs Kansas State, ends conference losing streak

Missouri scored four runs with two outs in the first inning and went on to defeat Kansas State by a score of 13-4.

Missouri athletics official named director of athletics at SEMO

Mark Alnutt will take over as director of athletics at Southeast Missouri State University in about a month.

Junior college transfer provides stability for Missouri baseball team's pitching rotation

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.

Missouri's Updike ends outstanding year with trip to national gymnastics championships

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.

Redshirts handle challenges of first season on Missouri softball team

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.

Freshman triple jumper adjusts to life in America

Jonathan Ilori came to MU from London to work with Tigers assistant coach Kareem Streete-Thompson, a three-time Olympian.