Posted 8:31 PM 6/24/2012
EUGENE, OR -- A few familiar Columbia faces were seen at the U.S. Track and Field Olympic Trials. To make this summer's Olympic team, you first have to finish as one of the top in your event. Eldon native, former Mizzou All-American, and current Columbia resident Christian Cantwell is trying to (More)
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Posted 7:59 PM 6/14/2012
COLUMBIA -- Missouri's most famous former track and field athlete is eyeing a return to the Olympic podium. Christian Cantwell won a silver medal in the shot put in 2008.
Cantwell is in the last stages of preparations for the 2012 Summer Olympics Trials later this month. He has dealt with (More)
Posted 8:04 AM 5/11/2012
MARSHALL, MO -- Missouri Valley College Alumna Carrie (Harmon) Moore ‘99 has been selected to serve as an athletic trainer for the United States' women's wrestling team at the 2012 Olympic Games that begin on June 27 in London, England. Moore was selected by Coach Terry Steiner (More)
Posted 11:35 AM 5/5/2012
FULTON, MO -- Adding to her fourth consecutive all-AMC selection, senior Kelsey Schulte was recently selected as a member of the USA Athletes International squad that will compete this summer in the Aruba Friendship Softball Series, June 18-25. The pitcher/outfielder will be part of a team (More)
Posted 9:22 AM 4/17/2012
COLUMBIA -- Five current and former members of the Missouri wrestling program will get the chance to reach their goal of competing in this year's Olympic Games in London, as the 2012 Olympic Trials are set for April 21-22 in Iowa City, Iowa. All five grapplers will be competing in the men's (More)
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Posted 4:17 PM 3/4/2012 by Peter Terpstra
COLUMBIA - Missouri won its first Big 12 Wrestling Tournament in program history Saturday.
The Tigers sent eight wrestlers to the finals and had nine wrestlers qualify for the NCAA Tournament.
Out of the eight finalists, four wrestlers came out as champions: Alan Waters at 125 (More)
Posted 5:05 PM 2/20/2012
COLUMBIA -- University of Missouri soccer Head Coach Bryan Blitz will travel to La Manga, Spain, as an assistant coach of the U-23 U.S. Women's National Team. The team will spend two weeks training and participating in the Four Nations Cup.
Blitz will assist U-23 Head Coach Randy Waldrum (More)
Posted 9:10 PM 2/12/2012 by Eric Blumberg
COLUMBIA -- He might be the most decorated athlete on Missouri's campus you've never heard of. David Bonuchi won three state high school diving championships while at Hickman.
The Mizzou sophomore also owns more than a handful of Junior National Titles, but the latest accomplishment beats (More)
Posted 10:22 AM 2/12/2012 by Associated Press
COLUMBIA (AP) -- Talk about pressure to perform. For Matt Grevers, a top finish in the 100-meter backstroke Saturday night at the Missouri Grand Prix was a virtual necessity to pull off a surprise medal-stand marriage proposal to his girlfriend and USA national swimming teammate, Annie (More)
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Posted 9:45 AM 2/11/2012
COLUMBIA -- The University of Missouri hosted day one of the Missouri Grand Prix, a swimming event that features elite swimmers from around the world hoping to meet the Olympic Time Trial qualifications or prepare for the 2012 Olympics in London. The Missouri Grand Prix, one of seven stops that (More)
Posted 2:52 PM 2/10/2012
COLUMBIA -- Three members of the Mizzou volleyball program - Lisa Henning, Jade Hayes and Molly Kreklow will try out for USA Volleyball this weekend.
In all, the three Tigers were among 207 athletes invited to try out for the national teams in Colorado Springs from February 10-12 at the US (More)
Posted 9:36 PM 2/1/2012 by Jordan Santo
COLORADO SPRINGS -- Olympians Jason Lezak, Matt Grevers and Amanda Weir headline the list of swimmers competing at the 2012 Missouri Grand Prix, February 10-12 in Columbia, Missouri. The Missouri Grand Prix is the third stop of the 2011-2012 Grand Prix Series and will take place at the Mizzou (More)
Mizzou Head Basketball Coach Frank Haith announced the hiring of former Drake University Head Coach Mark Phelps as an assistant coach on Monday. Phelps enjoyed more wins (77) than any Drake head coach in his first five seasons with the program and led the Bulldogs to a pair of postseason...
Once again the 2013 spring semester was a success in the classroom and the community for Mizzou Athletics. Missouri's student-athletes posted an overall GPA of 3.00 in the spring to mark the fourth consecutive semester of 3.00 or higher for the department. Additionally, 13 of Missouri';s 20 athletic programs compiled...
Former Tigers Nicole Hudson and Rhea Taylor were selected to the USA Softball Women's National Team on Friday.
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Yesterday we took a look at what former Mizzou baseball players in Major League Baseball were doing and today, we will look at what former Tigers are doing in the minors. Several former Mizzou standouts are very close to being called up to big league rosters by...
Whether you know Brady and Anne personally or professionally, please join me in congratulating them on a job well done. The amount of growth that the University of Missouri has seen in Brady's nine years as Chancellor have been monumental.