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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.
NFL owners say players must stand for the National Anthem
Posted on 23 May 2018 at 6:36pm
(CNN) - NFL players must stand during the National Anthem this season, team owners decided Wednesday, a reaction to fierce backlash against some who took a knee in symbolic opposition to the systemic oppression of people of color, including by police.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said during a news conference at the meeting in Atlanta that teams whose players and personnel do not stand and show respect for the flag and the anthem will be fined by the league.
Missouri softball begins search for new coach
Posted on 22 May 2018 at 6:46pm
COLUMBIA - Missouri athletic director Jim Sterk announced Tuesday the school is conducting a national search for a new head softball coach.
Missouri fired Ehren Earleywine two weeks before the start of the regular season, and assistant Gina Fogue took over as interim head coach.
CMU Announces 2018 Hall of Fame Class
Posted on 14 May 2018 at 6:22pm
FAYETTE - Four individuals and four teams will be inducted into the Hairston Hall of Fame at Central Methodist University on Saturday, September 22.
The 2018 class includes Rebecca Barajas, Tyler Lieberman, Ken Oliver and Quintin Norris, the 1980-81 mens' basketball team, 2012-13 mens' golf team, 2012-13 baseball team, and 2013-14 softball team.
Missouri softball makes NCAA Tournament
Posted on 13 May 2018 at 11:38pm
COLUMBIA - Missouri softball was announced as one of 64 teams to make the NCAA Tournament Sunday night for the 12th consecutive year.The Tigers (28-27) are one of 13 SEC teams to make the tourney under interim coach Gina Fogue. She took over control of the program after athletic director Jim Sterk ousted longtime softball coach Ehren Earleywine before the season.All 13 SEC schools that play softball are in the tourney. Nine of the 13 SEC teams are regional hosts.The selection committee placed Missouri in the Norman, Okla. region against American Athletic Conference champion Tulsa. The Golden Hurricanes (33-23) have won the last three AAC titles.Mizzou failed to win 30 regular-season games for the second consecutive season, but finished with an RPI of 23 due to a difficult schedule.Missouri would play the winner of Oklahoma and Boston if it advanced past Tulsa. The Sooners (50-3) are the two-time defending national champions and the number four national seed.First pitch is scheduled for Friday afternoon at 3:30 p.m.
Royals Make History in Baltimore
Posted on 8 May 2018 at 11:02pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Dylan Bundy set a dubious modern-day record, yielding four homers and leaving without getting an out, part of a 10-run first inning that propelled the Kansas City Royals past the hapless Baltimore Orioles 15-7 Tuesday night.
Bundy (1-5) was lifted after allowing five hits and two walks to the only seven batters he faced. That was more than enough damage to send the Orioles to their season-high seventh straight defeat and 19th in 22 games.
More than a manager
Posted on 8 May 2018 at 9:50pm
COLUMBIA – It’s 2 o’clock on a Thursday afternoon. Mizzou softball players are making their way into the team’s new stadium for practice. They line up down the left field for team stretches while chatting about this weekend’s opponent, nationally ranked Auburn and after a pep talk from Head Coach Gina Fogue, the team takes the field for practice.
But for team manager Jonathan Lynch, practice began a long time ago.