• No. 6 Mizzou Wrestling Defeats No. 5 Ohio State, Advances to Semifinal

    No. 6 Mizzou Wrestling Defeats No. 5 Ohio State, Advances to Semifinal

    Posted 8:49 PM 2/22/2013

    MINNEAPOLIS - The Mizzou Wrestling program won eight of 10matches Friday night against No. 5 Ohio State to advance to the semifinal round of the 2013 NWCA Cliff Keen National Duals. Junior Alan Waters only needed three minutes and eight seconds to give the Tigers a lead that they would not (More)

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  • Eubank and Updike Earn Event Titles in Loss at Kentucky

    Eubank and Updike Earn Event Titles in Loss at Kentucky

    Posted 8:02 PM 2/15/2013

    LEXINGTON, KY -- Missouri Gymnastics dropped a close contest to the Kentucky Wildcats on Friday. The Tigers put up a 194.125 to Kentucky's 194.250. Freshman Miranda Eubank took first on the bars, with a career high 9.900 score, and sophomore Rachel Updike also placed first on the vault with a (More)

  • Bonuchi Selected to Compete for USA at 2013 Canada Cup

    Bonuchi Selected to Compete for USA at 2013 Canada Cup

    Posted 8:18 PM 2/8/2013

    COLUMBIA -- Mizzou junior diver David Bonuchi was one of 10 divers selected to represent the United States at the 2013 Canada Cup, USA Diving announced on Friday. Bonuchi, who will participate on the men's 10-meter, will compete at the FINA Grand Prix meet May 2-5 in Gatineau, Quebec.

  • Mizzou Diver Figueroa Bouncing Back in the Pool

    Posted 7:33 PM 1/14/2013 by Eric Blumberg

    COLUMBIA -- Missouri basketball fans know all about Laurence Bowers sitting out last season with a knee injury, but another Missouri athlete is bouncing back from an injury that took away a season.

    Mizzou diver Loren Figueroa has seen the highest highs and the lowest lows in only her first (More)

  • Missouri Volleyball Falls To Ole Miss on the Road

    Posted 10:05 PM 10/19/2012 by KOMU 8 Sports

    OXFORD, Miss. - The Mizzou volleyball team dropped to 14-6 overall and 6-4 in SEC play as it lost at Ole Miss, 3-1 (17-25, 21-25, 25-19, 21-25), on Friday night (Oct. 19) at the Gillom Center. Junior All-American Lisa Henning (Blue Springs, Mo.) posted her seventh double-double in the season with (More)

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  • Former MVC Female Wrestler Wins Bronze for USA

    Former MVC Female Wrestler Wins Bronze for USA

    Posted 5:18 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)

  • Eldon Holds Watch Party for Olympian

    Posted 8:39 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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  • Mid-Missourian Christian Cantwell Goes for Gold

    Posted 6:43 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)

  • Throwing for the Gold

    Posted 7:26 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 10:22 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 7:56 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 7:32 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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