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The seventh all-girls arm-wrestling tournament in the past three years took place Saturday night at Café Berlin as a benefit to offset the costs incurred by a mid-January robbery at the restaurant. For the raucous crowd chanting, "Rip her head off!" the eight arm wrestlers were a big draw.
Contrary to popular belief, the Tigers are looking for their pitchers to cut down their strikeouts and put the ball in play early in the count.
With wins over North Dakota State and Wisconsin, the Tigers are just one victory shy of tying the school record for most consecutive wins.
With all the star power on the Missouri Tigers’ pitching staff, Ian Berger occasionally gets lost in the shuffle. rotation.
Saturday evening at Taylor Stadium, Berger displayed his latest bit of brilliance, throwing eight scoreless innings in the Tigers’ 10-0 win against the Toledo Rockets.
In state championship games it can come down to which team has a player have the kind of game that boys dream of while shooting on their driveway hoops.Harrisburg junior forward Cory Via had one of those days.
Josh Wagner's only hope was that the Big 12 coaches selected him as one of eight wild cards for the meet.
Eighth-grader Christian Ackmann won the Columbia Regional Spelling Bee by correctly spelling the word "cybernetics."
This is the first year the route has been certified by the USA Track and Field Commission, which gives runners the opportunity to record their times with professional accuracy.
When his car started spewing smoke, Carl Edwards relinquished the lead then left the race allowing Kyle Busch to surge to victory, the first for a Toyota in 40 Cup starts.
On Wednesday, NASCAR said Carl Edwards victory Sunday in Las Vegas was tainted and slammed Edwards and his Roush Fenway Racing team with its toughest penalty yet. Edwards was docked 100 points, knocking him out of first place, and stripped of the 10 bonus points he earned for the win.
The basketball bug is fulfilled at least three times a week for MU junior Daniel Thode, who coaches a Columbia Youth Basketball Association boy’s team. His eighth and ninth-grade team, the Flying Squirrels, practices twice a week and has a game each Saturday.
Carl Edwards raced to his second win in six days, holding off Dale Earnhardt Jr. on a pair of late restarts Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Before taking in a game, get a primer on how the game is played and the rules that players must follow.