Posted 8:26 PM 7/29/2012 by Eric Blumberg
COLUMBIA - In his second shot at Olympic gold, Columbia's Christian Cantwell is preparing differently, he's blocked out all distractions. Cantwell says Mid-Missouri's hope for an Olympic medal is riding on his shoulders but he's running out of opportunities... so he has to make it count.(More)
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Posted 11:22 AM 7/27/2012 by Maggie Miller
Meet the 2012 Olympians from Missouri:
Brittany Borman will toss the javelin for U.S. Track & Field. She grew up in Festus and attended the University of Oklahoma. She is a four-time NCAA Champion. For Brittany's full (More)
Posted 8:56 PM 7/13/2012
COLUMBIA -- Former Missouri Tiger Christian Cantwell will throw the shot putt in his second straight Olympics on August 3rd. At the Olympics Trials last month, Cantwell finished third.
He says he is one of six throwers with a shot at Olympic gold.
There are 530 americans competing in the Olympics but Cantwell says he won't participate in opening ceremonies or go to other events. He wants gold and all the admiration that comes with it.
Posted 8:32 PM 6/24/2012
EUGENE, OR -- A few other athletes from the mid-MO area took their shot at joining Team USA in London for this year's Olympic Games.
Former Jefferson City High School pole vaulter Vera Neuenswander. Sadly, she failed to record a height in three attempts at 13-feet-11 and a quarter inches. (More)
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)
COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Mizzou cross country program is set to open the 2014 campaign this week as they travel to Champaign, Ill., on Friday (Aug. 29) for the Illlini Challenge. The meet will serve as a dual between the two Midwest Region programs on the Fighting Illini's home course...
Mizzou Softball will welcome the addition of Doug Gillis to the program's coaching staff in the role of assistant coach, head coach Ehren Earleywine announced Thursday.
Former Missouri All-American and Big 12 Conference champion Adrianne Perry has joined the Mizzou gymnastics coaching staff as a volunteer assistant, Head Coach Shannon Welker announced on Wednesday. Perry, a Columbia, Mo., native, competed for the Tigers from 2006-00.
The Mizzou soccer team continues its 2014 campaign with a pair of games in Texas this weekend. On Friday, Aug. 29, the Tigers face TCU at 7 p.m. in Fort Worth, Texas, followed by a match at SMU on Sunday, Aug. 31 at 7 p.m. in Dallas, Texas.
As 15th-ranked Mizzou volleyball hits the road, senior middle blocker Whitney Little is preparing to play at home.The Keller, Texas, native has played inside the state of Texas many times in her Mizzou career, most in her time in the Big 12 during her freshman campaign, though never closer than...