Posted 6:18 PM 8/8/2012
MARSHALL, MO -- Former Missouri Valley College Wrestler Clarissa Chun captured the women's wrestling bronze medal in the 48 kilo weight class Wednesday at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London. Chun, wrestling for the United States, opened the competition with a two-period win over (More)
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Posted 9:39 PM 8/3/2012 by Ashleigh Johnson
ELDON - Friends, family and neighbors of Olympian Christian Cantwell gathered at the Eldon Community Center Friday night to watch him compete in the Olympic shot put event. During the party, Eldon officials honored Cantwell's family and presented them with proclamations.
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Posted 7:43 AM 8/3/2012 by Kamen Entchev
ELDON - Christian Cantwell, a graduate of Eldon High School and the University of Missouri, will try to win Olympic Gold on Friday in the shot put competition. Cantwell qualified in 9th place for the finals with a throw of 20.41 meters Friday morning. The finals begin at (More)
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)
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)
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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)
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)
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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)
Redshirt Junior Michelle Butler led the Tigers through the first round of play at the SunTrust Gator Invitational, finishing the round 5-over par. As a team, the Tigers currently sit 14th overall, with a score 35-over par. Mizzou is just nine strokes out of the top five, while Arizona leads...
Mizzou Softball begins its third season competing in the Southeastern Conference this weekend as the Tigers travel to the other Columbia and take on the South Carolina Gamecocks in a three-game set.
A career night for sophomore Sierra Michaelis wasn't enough to lift the 7th-seeded Tigers over the 10th-seeded Lady Bulldogs. Michaelis knocked down a career-best 29 points in the game while grabbing six boards and dishing four assists. Michaelis has now scored 20 or more points in four games this season....
Mizzou Men's Basketball (9-21, 2-14) closes its conference schedule at Mississippi State on Saturday, March 7, at 5:30 p.m. on SEC Network.
After cancelling its series against Central Arkansas due to weather, the Mizzou baseball program has added a game to its schedule. Mizzou baseball will host Truman State this upcoming Tuesday (March 10) at 6 p.m. inside Taylor Stadium.