Missouri ace Chelsea Thomas was uncharacteristically off-target in the Saturday super regional game against LSU, giving up 6 walks and hitting two batters.
The Missouri softball team lost 6-1 to LSU on Saturday in the first game of the Columbia super regional at University Field.
The Tigers never trailed in Saturday's final Big 12 meeting between the rivals, riding Dane Opel's hitting to earn a 12-2 eight-inning victory over the Jayhawks.
The Missouri Tigers will meet Kansas in the Big 12 Conference baseball tournament Saturday. Kansas beat Texas A&M 5-3 Friday to advance. In other action, Baylor beat Kansas State 11-2.
There were so many twists and turns in the way Missouri coach Ehren Earleywine recruited Corrin Genovese, the Tigers' award-winning freshman infielder almost didn't come to Columbia.
Freshman outfielder Kayla Kingsley started her first season with Missouri slowly and struggled with her hitting. But in regional tournament play last weekend, she led the Tigers at the plate, going 6-for-9.
The Missouri baseball team defeated Texas A&M 5-3 on Thursday night in the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship. Missouri will face either Texas A&M or Kansas on Saturday.
The Missouri wrestling team has added former Tiger wrestlers Mark Ellis and Todd Schavrien to the coaching staff. Volunteer assistant Joe Johnston has been promoted to a full-time assistant.
A quality outing from Rob Zastryzny was enough to stifle the Texas bats in Missouri's Big 12 tournament win Wednesday night.
At the Big 12 baseball awards luncheon Tuesday, opposing coaches took turns saying goodbye to Texas A&M's Rob Childress and Missouri's Tim Jamieson, who will take their teams to the SEC next season.
Missouri pitcher Dusty Ross was named All-Big 12 second team, and four other Tigers were honorable mentions.
The Missouri women's basketball team has added two new players, including a former Kansas State player, to its 2012-13 roster.
Tiger Town planning committees plan to have what is being called a block party showcasing local businesses ready for the first home SEC football game Sept. 8.
Missouri will battle LSU for the super regional title this weekend in Columbia.
Missouri edged Illinois State 2-1 to win its fifth-straight regional championship. Missouri will host the super regional tournament next weekend, playing future Southeastern Conference opponent LSU.
The Tigers won 2-of-3 games against the Longhorns this season.
The Tigers will host their third-straight super regional.
Chelsea Thomas was in control the entire game, striking out 10 Blue Demon batters and scattering five hits across nine shutout innings.
Missouri's 6-3 victory Saturday at Kansas gives the Tigers a No. 6 seed in next week's Big 12 Conference tournament.
Emilio Cuartero and Jace Long finish at NCAA Regionals in Kentucky.