Mizzou's Schweizer places in 10K at nationals
Posted on 8 June 2018 at 6:39pm
COLUMBIA - Missouri track star Karissa Schweizer ran her first distance race at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Thursday, placing third.
Schweizer clocked in at 32:14.94. She trailed second place finisher Dorcas Wasike (32:11.81), from Louisville and race winner Sharon Lokedi (32:09.20) of Kansas. By placing third, Schweizer will receive her ninth All-American honor.
Tigers' Plassmeyer, Montes De Oca drafted
Posted on 6 June 2018 at 12:29am
COLUMBIA - Two Missouri Tigers were selected in the 2018 MLB Draft on Tuesday.
The Seattle Mariners drafted left-handed pitcher Michael Plassmeyer in the fourth round. Plassmeyer finished his junior season with 102 strikeouts and 3.05 ERA.
Royals lose series against Oakland
Posted on 3 June 2018 at 8:36pm
KANSAS CITY - The game was scoreless for the first two innings on Sunday.
The Oakland Athletics were first on the board in the 3rd after catcher Jonathan Lucroy hit the ball up center field driving in left fielder Mark Canha.
Cardinals claim a grand victory against the Pirates
Posted on 3 June 2018 at 8:36pm
ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Cardinals started the game on Sunday with a bang!
Cardinals left fielder Marcell Ozuna hit his fourth career-grand slam in the first inning.
Jontay Porter returns to Mizzou for his sophomore season
Posted on 30 May 2018 at 4:12pm
Columbia - While one Porter brother is likely playing in the NBA next season, another will play his home games in Columbia for another year.
Jontay Porter will return to Mizzou for his sophomore season, Mizzou Basketball announced Wednesday.
Program at State Tech leads students to major league dreams
Posted on 27 May 2018 at 10:53pm
LINN – The “Wall of Fame” at the State Technical College of Missouri is littered with names associated with the likes of the St. Louis Cardinals, The MLS New York Red Bulls and the Minnesota Vikings. But not a single student has taken a swing, kicked a ball or thrown a pass.
“We started a couple years ago. Anybody who worked at a professional or even minor league gets a flag up on the wall,” Linn Tech Commercial Turf and Grounds Management Department Chair Nick Rackers said.
KC Royals end series with a split
Posted on 27 May 2018 at 9:21pm
ARLINGTON - The Kansas City Royals got on the board early in the game.
For the Texas Rangers, the first five innings were scoreless.
Cardinals win series with a 6-4 finale
Posted on 27 May 2018 at 8:51pm
PITTSBURGH - The St. Louis Cardinals took home a win against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the series finale Sunday.
The Cardinals scored one in the first inning taking an immediate lead.
Mizzou hires new softball head coach
Posted on 26 May 2018 at 9:03pm
COLUMBIA - After a disappointing season capitalized by missing the postseason SEC Tournament it was hosting, Missouri softball will have a new leader for the 2019 season.
The athletic department announced it named Larissa Anderson the 10th coach in program history on Saturday. Anderson served as head softball coach at Hofstra University for the past four seasons after serving 13 years at the school as an assistant and associate head coach.
MU settles defamation lawsuit involving Athletic Director Jim Sterk
Posted on 24 May 2018 at 5:54pm
COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri has agreed to pay $50,000 to settle a lawsuit filed after Athletic Director Jim Sterk said fans of the South Carolina women's basketball team used racial slurs and spit on his players after a game in January.
South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley sued for defamation saying Sterk's comments suggested she promoted a racist atmosphere.