As batting practice pitcher, freshman manager Lance McMahon has one of the most important duties on the Missouri softball team, according to coach Ehren Earleywine.
Missouri scored six runs in the second inning and went on to win 11-4, building on a pattern that has defined its offense so far this season.
The Tigers' usually high-powered offense waited six innings to score against Minnesota on Sunday, but it was enough for their 19th-straight win.
Missouri lost the second half of a doubleheader 8-1, snapping a six-game winning streak, but an 8-6 win earlier Sunday was enough to win another series.
Eric Anderson will start on the mound for Missouri on Tuesday, but he's also getting time to play the field and hit this season.
The Missouri softball team led Western Michigan 10-1 in a game postponed because of the weather. The game continues Sunday at 12:30 p.m.
Missouri senior forward Justin Safford couldn't hide his emotions in the final minutes of Missouri's 78-63 loss to Cincinnati on Thursday night in the NCAA Tournament. With the loss, the Tigers' season, as well as Safford's career at Missouri, is over.
MU second baseman Eric Garcia snapped a run of bad luck in Missouri's 7-6 series-opening win against Central Michigan. Garcia went 3-for-3 with two runs and an RBI, bucking a trend of well-hit balls that resulted in outs.
Sophomore Rachel Hay got her first hit of the season, a solo home run, in No. 13 Missouri's 10-0 win in five innings over Western Michigan. The Tigers' offense struggled, though, in a 4-3 win over North Dakota State earlier in the day.
The Missouri men's basketball team did everything it wanted to for the first four minutes. After that, the Tigers lost their shine in a 78-63 loss to Cincinnati on Thursday in the NCAA Tournament.
Blaine Gabbert’s throwing session was like a well-choreographed dance at Missouri's Pro Day on Thursday.
On Thursday, all eyes in the football world were on Columbia as Pro Day commenced at Dan Devine Pavilion for Tiger football players. Former MU quarterback Blaine Gabbert threw for the first time for NFL scouts. Gabbert is projected to be selected in the first round of the NFL draft, and he is currently projected to be the No. 1 quarterback chosen overall.
As NFL scouts, agents and media studied the mechanics of quarterback Blaine Gabbert and the health of defensive lineman Aldon Smith, current Missouri players sat together in a corner providing support rather than analysis.
Former MU quarterback Blaine Gabbert said that, more than anything else, Thursday’s throwing session was fun for him. No matter that representatives from all 32 NFL teams were assembled in the Devine Pavilion to watch him throw.
Tahki Chievous, the 7-year-old son of former Missouri men's basketball player Derrick Chievous, traveled with the Missouri men's basketball team to Washington, D.C., for the Tigers' first-round game against the Cincinnati Bearcats.
Last season, guard Kim English averaged 14 points-per-game for the Missouri men's basketball team, and as this season approached, so did higher expectations. But as Missouri’s up-and-down season has gone, so has English’s year.
Out of the eight quarterback prospects invited to the NFL combine in February, former Missouri player Blaine Gabbert was the only one who elected not to throw. Scouts will finally get their chance to see what he has at Thursday's Pro Day.
The Bearcats coach claims his team is "one of the funniest teams on earth."
The No. 13 Missouri softball team earned its 14th straight win and 10th shutout this season in a 3-0 victory over Southern Illinois on Wednesday at University Field. But coach Ehren Earleywine said it could have been a more satisfying win.
The Missouri men's basketball team remains confident that it can make a run in this year's NCAA Tournament. The Tigers might have a chance if they can make the necessary adjustments by the time they play Cincinnati on Thursday.