Posted 11:05 AM 4/29/2013 by Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - NBA veteran center Jason Collins has become the first active male professional athlete in the major four American sports leagues to come out as gay.
Collins wrote a first-person account posted Monday on Sports Illustrated's (More)
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Posted 11:15 AM 4/25/2013
COLUMBIA - The Cougar Athletic Department held their annual Celebration of Excellence on Wednesday night to honor the accomplishments of Columbia College's student-athletes in their respective sports as well as in the classroom and the community.
Women's basketball player Kaitlin Allphin (More)
Posted 3:02 PM 4/22/2013
COLUMBIA - Missouri Women's Basketball associate head coach Randy Norton has accepted the position of women's basketball head coach at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
"This is a great opportunity for Randy to pursue a life-long dream and we are very excited for him", said Robin (More)
Posted 12:17 PM 4/22/2013
COLUMBIA -- Head Coach Frank Haith added a fifth member to his nationally-ranked recruiting class on Monday as Shane Rector, a 6-foot, 175-pound point guard from South Kent School in South Kent, Connecticut signed a national letter of intent to attend the University of Missouri and play for the (More)
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Posted 9:41 AM 4/20/2013
SPRINGFIELD, MO -- Head Coach Mike Davis of the Columbia Lady Cougar basketball team will be inducted into the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association (MBCA) Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 27th. Davis is one of ten members to be inducted to the MBCA's class of 2013.
Since arriving at (More)
Posted 7:25 PM 4/19/2013
FAYETTE, Mo. - Blue Springs' Andrew Wright will be staying home to play his college basketball.
The 6'0 guard has signed with Central Methodist University for the 2013-14 season, coach Jeff Sherman announced.
Wright was an All-Conference and All-Area honorable mention selection last (More)
Posted 3:29 PM 4/19/2013 by Associated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Loyola of Chicago made it official on Friday, saying they will move from the Horizon League to the Missouri Valley Conference in a switch aimed at generating more interest for the school and starting up new rivalries for its teams.
The Ramblers will begin competing in the (More)
Posted 2:40 PM 4/18/2013
FAYETTE -- Zach Adams, a 6'6 forward, becomes the second student-athlete that has signed to play for the Central Methodist men's basketball team for the 2013-14 season, coach Jeff Sherman announced.
Adams averaged 12 points and eight rebounds per game in 2012-13 for Fort Osage High School in (More)
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Posted 11:23 PM 4/17/2013
COLUMBIA -- Former Missouri freshman guard Negus Webster-Chan is officially headed to the University of Hawaii. The Rainbow Warriors head men's basketball coach Gib Arnold announced the transfer on Wednesday afternoon. The 6-foot-7 Ontario native averaged 2.5 points and 2.0 rebounds (More)
Posted 5:11 PM 4/17/2013
COLUMBIA -- Head Coach Frank Haith added to his nationally-ranked recruiting class on Wednesday as Southwestern Illinois College big man Keanau Post signed a national letter of intent to attend the University of Missouri and play for the Tigers next season.
The 6-foot-11, 260-pound Post (More)
Posted 3:39 PM 4/17/2013
FAYETTE, MO - As Central Methodist looks to replace seven seniors, including four starters, from a team coming off a Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinal appearance, men's basketball coach Jeff Sherman believes the Eagles have found a major piece in 5'10 redshirt junior (More)
Junior starter Rob Zastryzny (Corpus Christi, Texas) gave Mizzou a great effort on Tuesday night (May 21) as Mizzou's season came to an end with a 2-1, 17-inning loss to fifth-seeded Mississippi State at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. Zastryzny put together a masterful start, going 9.0 innings, allowing just seven hits...
The University of Missouri Golden Girls will be hosting a Junior Golden Girls dance clinic on Thursday, June 6, 2013.
University of Missouri redshirt sophomore diver Loren Figueroa qualified for the 2013 World University Games at the recent USA Diving World Championships and World University Games Trials in Tallahassee, Fla. This marks Figueroa's second World University Games appearance, as she also competed in the 2011 Games, where she placed sixth...
The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) has announced its annual Division I All-Academic wrestling team for the 2012-13 season. Mizzou's Nathan McCormick and Alan Waters represented Tiger Style wrestling on this year's list after both claimed All-American honors on the mat this past March. A total of 82 collegiate wrestlers...
Seven members of the Mizzou soccer program took part in Mizzou's graduation ceremonies this past weekend at the University.