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Rock Bridge girls soccer loses to Blue Valley Northwest

Grathwohl's spectacular defense not enough loss to Fort Zumwalt West

Hickman senior also goes stands at out at the plate against No. 2 team in the state.

Eighteen from Columbia in Monday’s Boston Marathon

After two years of preparation Brett Barton is set to run in his first Boston Marathon on Monday. Seventeen other runners from Columbia wiil join him in this year's race.

Rock Bridge boys tennis trounces Hickman

The Bruins swept the dual match and Aron Franck showed off a daunting forehand.

New swim suit making waves, controversy

Since its debut February, the Speedo LZR has helped set 35 world records and raised the eyebrows of some MU swimmers from their countries’ Olympic trials.

Bowhunting season opens Monday

A senior at Mizzou has been bowhunting a majority of his life and turkey hunting season begins again on Monday.

For MU baseball, every pitch counts

Throughout most of baseball history, effectiveness has been the sole factor in determining when a pitcher exits a game. Over the past decade, other factors have begun to influence the decision-making process.

“I don’t remember even having discussions about pitch counts when I was a player,” Jamieson said of his playing days in the late ’70s and early ’80s at the University of New Orleans. “We didn’t talk about it or worry about it.”

Today, he worries about it. He does not obsess, and it isn’t his chief concern, but he is aware.

Missouri softball rallies to sweep Texas Tech

The series victory pushes the Tigers' record to .500 in conference play as it prepares to host Kansas this week.

Kayakers take advantage of heavy rain

Swollen creeks present a challenge that only the most experienced paddlers should try.

Scherzer impressive in debut

Edwards wins third Sprint Cup race

Columbia native Carl Edwards raced to his series-best third win of the season Sunday, holding off Jimmie Johnson on a two-lap overtime sprint to the finish at Texas Motor Speedway.

Weather keeps Rock Bridge golfer's from getting in needed practice

Golf clinic exposes new generation to old sport

MU golfer William Harrold quietly goes about his course of action

In the face of success and struggle, the freshmen doesn't let his emotions belie his play.

Diverse group attends kite flying festivities

A wide variety of Columbia residents turned up at Douglass Park Saturday for the Parks & Recreation Department’s kite flying day.

Tennis pair's connection leads to success

While the Tigers have struggled this season, Jessica Giuggioli and Kaitlyn Ritchie have been a bright spot as doubles partners.

Kite flying event aimed at families

Columbia Parks & Recreation hopes that kites will fill the sky at its kite flying day Saturday at Douglass Park.

Missouri softball pounds Drake for doubleheader sweep

After getting swept over the Weekend, the Tigers responded with 16-0 and 5-0 wins over the Bulldogs

MU gymnasts' work in the classroom recognized

Nine gymnasts were named to conference's all-academic team, and coach Rob Drass says it shows his program is about more than sports.

Special friendship inspiration for MU ski club

When MU senior Mike Neustedter learned a sport he once saw as a distraction could have a positive influence, he decided to start a ski club at MU. Mizzou Freeride was given approval in November.

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