Schweizer legacy reaches further than Mizzou
Posted on 6 May 2018 at 10:45pm
DES MOINES – As she crossed the finish line at the Drake Relays on April 26, Karissa Schweizer threw her arms up in the air in triumph.
Despite the “four” stuck to her leg, the exhausted and relieved smile said more of her run than her number. As a senior of the University of Missouri, Schweizer finally won her first title at the Drake Relays after participating in them for eight years. She also broke a meet record.
Columbia College Baseball Falls in AMC Championships opener
Posted on 2 May 2018 at 10:34pm
JOPLIN -- The Columbia College baseball team earned the fourth seed in the 2018 AMC Baseball Championships but struggled in its opening game.
The Cougars were shut out by Williams Woods Wednesday, 5-0, marking their third consecutive loss.
Mizzou Men's Golf Receives NCAA Regional bid
Posted on 2 May 2018 at 9:48pm
COLUMBIA -- Mizzou Men's Golf clinched its 14th appearance in program history to the NCAA Regionals and for the second consecutive year.
Mizzou was selected to be the No. 8 seed in the Raleigh Regional. The Tigers will play at the Lonnie Pool Golf Course from May 14-16.
Royals drop rubber match to Red Sox
Posted on 2 May 2018 at 9:19pm
BOSTON-- Mookie Betts passed Boston Red Sox legend Ted Williams in the record books Wednesday against the Kansas City Royals.
Betts hit three home runs Wednesday for the fourth time in the 25 year old's career. Williams held the previous team record with three games of such production. Betts is also the first player in MLB history to have four games with three home runs before the age of 26, according to STATS.
Carlos Martinez pitches, hits in Cardinals sweep of White Sox
Posted on 2 May 2018 at 9:00pm
ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Cardinals showcased their short-term memory Wednesday, as the Cardinals rebounded from getting swept to promptly sweep a team themselves.
The Cardinals were swept by the Pittsburgh Pirates in a three game series over the weekend. It was a different story against the Chicago White Sox the past two days, and Carlos Martinez was a major reason why.
Mizzou baseball finishes strong in Iowa City
Posted on 1 May 2018 at 10:40pm
IOWA CITY - On Tuesday, the Missouri Tigers baseball team hit the road. The Tigers took a break from conference play as they took to the field against the Iowa Hawkeyes. A wild finish led to a Tiger win after 11 innings, 17-16.
Iowa came out with two homers in the first three innings to take an early 8-0 lead. Mizzou continued to trail after six innings, 13-6 and 14-13 after eight. The bats began to heat up in the eighth inning for Mizzou though, thanks to a home run from Zach Hanna which tied the game at 13.
Adapted gymnastics provides outlet for children with disabilities
Posted on 1 May 2018 at 6:50pm
COLUMBIA- For children with disabilities, finding ways to stay active and participate in sports can be a challenge.
Columbia's adapted gymnastics program gives children with disabilities the opportunity to learn balance beam, trampoline, uneven bars, rings, foam pit and tumbling skills.
Columbia College softball advances to second round of AMC Conference Tournament
Posted on 1 May 2018 at 6:27pm
COLUMBIA - The Columbia College Cougars (25-14) were back on the diamond on Tuesday for the first round of the American Midwest Conference Tournament (AMC). The Cougars who are the host of this years tournament, saw William Baptist College in round one. The Cougars manage to advance to the second round, edging the Eagles 3-1.
Before the start of the game, an immense amount of players were awarded with conference awards. Of those players, Rachel Sullivan, Molly Carter, and Natalie Dummitt were honored as First Team All-Conference. Alexandra Linck and Olivia Denslow were given Second Team All-Conference accolades.
Lincoln University athlete earns weekly honors
Posted on 30 April 2018 at 5:46pm
JEFFERSON CITY - Lincoln University's Diana Cauldwell was honored as the MIAA's women 's field athlete of the week on Monday.
Cauldwell leads the MIAA in the triple jump, after placing fourth with 12.76 meters during the Drake Relays over the weekend.
Kentucky gets the final slam against Mizzou
Posted on 29 April 2018 at 9:13pm
COLUMBIA - Grand slams were heard around the stadium.
The Kentucky Wildcats started the game with a 4-1 lead.