• Mid-Missourian Christian Cantwell Goes for Gold

    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)

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  • Throwing for the Gold

    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.

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  • Missouri Makes a Showing in the 2012 Olympics

    Missouri Makes a Showing in the 2012 Olympics

    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)

  • Cantwell Ready for Another Shot at Olympic Gold

    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.

     

     

  • Olympic Trials and Error for Mid-Missouri Athletes

    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)

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  • Cantwell Earns Another Shot at Olympic Gold

    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)

  • Cantwell in Final Stages of Olympic Trial Preparations

    Cantwell in Final Stages of Olympic Trial Preparations

    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)

  • MVC Alumna Selected as USA Athletic Trainer for 2012 Olympics

    MVC Alumna Selected as USA Athletic Trainer for 2012 Olympics

    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)

  • Schulte Selected for USAAI Aruba Friendship Series Squad

    Schulte Selected for USAAI Aruba Friendship Series Squad

    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)

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  • Five Tigers Set for Wrestling Olympic Trials

    Five Tigers Set for Wrestling Olympic Trials

    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)

  • Photos: Missouri Wins First Big 12 Wrestling Title

    Photos: Missouri Wins First Big 12 Wrestling Title

    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)

  • Blitz to Assist U-23 U.S. National Team in Four Nations Tournament

    Blitz to Assist U-23 U.S. National Team in Four Nations Tournament

    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)

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  • Wrestling. Wrestling Opens MAC Schedule At Old Dominion Sunday

    Fresh off their opening duals last Saturday at the Hearnes Center, Mizzou wrestling now travels to Norfolk, Va. this Sunday for their first Mid-American Conference (MAC) matchup. Action is set to begin at 12 p.m. (CT) at the Jim Jarrett Athletic Administration Building.

  • M. Swimming. Mizzou Men Off to Strong Start at Mizzou Invite

    The Mizzou men's swimming and diving team won four events and set two school records as they opened competition at the three day Mizzou Invite Thursday at the Mizzou Aquatic Center. The Tigers lead sit in first place with 471 points after day one. Drury is in second with 310...

  • W. Swimming. Mizzou Women Start Strong at Mizzou Invite

    The Mizzou women's swimming and diving team won five of six events and set two school records as they opened competition at the three day Mizzou Invite Thursday at the Mizzou Aquatic Center. The Tigers lead sit in first place with 397 points after day one. Florida International sits in...

  • Cross Country. Schweizer Ready for NCAA Championship

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - Karissa Schweizer will return to the cross country course one last time this fall, as the lone Tiger at the NCAA Championships in Terre Haute, Ind., on Friday (November 22). The freshman led the squad at last weekend's NCAA Midwest Regional Championship in Peoria, Ill., finishing seventh...

  • Football. Marcus Murphy Named Hornung Award Finalist

    University of Missouri senior TB/KR/PR Marcus Murphy (DeSoto, Texas) has been named one of five finalists for the fifth annual Paul Hornung Award, presented by Texas Roadhouse, as announced today by the Louisville Sports Commission. The award is given annually to the most versatile player in major college football, as...