Mizzou Sports

Big 12 hires Stanford athletics director as commissioner

Bob Bowlsby will take over for interim Commissioner Chuck Neinas — who replaced the ousted Dan Beebe in September — on June 15 after six years as Stanford's athletics director.

Experimenting cost Missouri softball team one game during doubleheader

Tigers coach Ehren Earleywine said he has been experimenting with his lineup because he can't find consistency from his players.

Arkansas hands Missouri baseball team fourth straight loss

Rock Bridge graduate John Miles, a right-handed freshman, made his first start for the Tigers and threw four scoreless innings, but he had little support from the struggling Missouri batters in a 2-0 loss Wednesday at Arkansas.


Missouri names new deputy athletics director

Doug Gillin, who worked for the MU Athletics Department from 1995 to 1999, has been named deputy athletics director, MU Director of Athletics Mike Alden announced Tuesday.

Missouri baseball team loses at Arkansas

Missouri's bats stayed quiet again in a 6-3 loss Tuesday night at Arkansas, the Tigers' third straight defeat.

Missouri's Rob Zastryzny named Big 12 Pitcher of the Week

Missouri's top starting pitcher, Rob Zastryzny, was named Big 12 Pitcher of the Week after throwing the Tigers' first complete-game shutout in conference play since 2009. 

THE WEEK IN MISSOURI SPORTS: Egnew picked in NFL Draft; softball team sweeps

Missouri tight end Michael Egnew was selected in the third round of the NFL Draft, and the softball team swept Iowa State.


Missouri softball team completes sweep of Iowa State

Missouri held off host Iowa State 6-5 on Sunday to give Tigers freshman pitcher Bailey Erwin a victory in her first Big 12 Conference start.

Wilson leads Missouri men's golfers at Big 12 tournament

Hickman graduate Nick Wilson finished 11th for the Tigers in the individual standings this weekend at the Big 12 tournament in Trinity, Texas.

Missouri baseball team shut out at Texas Tech

For the second straight game, the Tigers had just four hits, falling 7-0 on Sunday at Texas Tech.

Missouri football gives international students a glimpse of American athletics

Members of the Missouri football program hosted 150 students at Saturday's International Day event, which gave MU students from other countries a chance to learn about the rules of football and practice their skills on Faurot Field.

Undrafted Missouri football players sign free agent contracts

After watching the 2012 NFL Draft come and go without hearing their names called, several Missouri football players have said they've agreed to free agent contracts with NFL teams.

Missouri softball powers past Iowa State for second straight day

Kelsea Roth hit her second home run in two days with a first-inning grand slam to send the Tigers on their way to a decisive victory in the second game of their weekend series against the Cyclones.

Missouri baseball loses to Texas Tech

The Missouri baseball team's five-game winning streak ended with a 4-3 loss to Texas Tech.


Michael Egnew drafted by Miami Dolphins in the third round of NFL Draft

Former Missouri tight end Michael Egnew was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the third round of the NFL Draft on Friday night. Egnew is the first Missouri player to be taken in this year's draft.



Missouri softball beats Iowa State 9-0

The Tigers are now 35-10 overall and 12-7 in Big 12 play. They will continue their series against Iowa State at 2 p.m. Saturday.

Missouri baseball beats Texas Tech 9-0, extends winning streak to five

Sophomore Rob Zastryzny pitched a complete game shut-out, the first of his career.

Missouri softball team didn't go far to find offensive standouts

Freshman Ashtin Stephens and sophomore Mackenzie Sykes, two of the Tigers' best offensive players this season, attended Blue Springs High School, where they led the Wildcats to an undefeated state championship season in 2009.

Ballhawk snags stray balls at Missouri baseball games

MU student Phil Joens collects an average of seven or eight balls a game at Taylor Stadium despite team assistants' efforts to get to them first.

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."