Bennett Durando

Bio

Bennett Durando covers Mizzou football for the Missourian. Reach him with tips, story ideas or Mizzou-induced rage at bdurando@outlook.com, or in the newsroom at 573-882-5700.

Home town

St. Louis, Mo.

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THE MOMENTS THAT SHAPED THEM: A memorable pin move gave Missouri wrestling a 21-17 upset of Oklahoma State in 2003 and proved that Brian Smith’s program "could beat the giants, and was becoming one."

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THE MOMENTS THAT SHAPED THEM: Before the Cunninghams made Rock Bridge girls basketball a dynasty, Jill Nagel led the Bruins to their first state title in 2008 ... with the help of some elephants and a song lost in time.

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THE MOMENTS THAT SHAPED THEM: The story of how Kenny G inspired a minimalistic approach that became the staple of Bob Burchard's legendary NAIA basketball dynasty at Columbia College.

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THE MOMENTS THAT SHAPED THEM: It's hidden in history among Ben Loeb's 19 championships, but this 1999 girls tennis state final might be the most incredible moment in the history of Columbia sports.

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THE MOMENTS THAT SHAPED THEM: He wasn’t used to the stage. Nerves took over. Now, 16 years later, Hickman’s Cedric Alvis is a better coach because of that 2004 state championship game.

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