Posted 8:33 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)
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Posted 11:05 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)
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)
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)
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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)
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)
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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)
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)
No. 15 Mizzou Softball (35-11, 13-8) fell to the No. 3 LSU Tigers (42-8, 14-7) in the series finale on Monday (April 27) night, 9-0 in five inning. LSU used five runs in the third inning and four runs in the fifth inning to avoid the Mizzou sweep.
Mizzou and Missouri State have met 49 times over the years, with the Bears holding a slight 25-24 lead. The two teams split the two meetings a season ago, both winning at home. MSU took game one of the series last week in Columbia, 9-8, as Mizzou squandered a...
Freshman LHP Paige Lowary was named SEC Co-Freshman of the Week as announced by the conference on April 27. Lowary was lights out in four appearances last week as Mizzou picked up four more wins and extended its current winning streak to 10 games.
Mizzou Softball's hot hitting streak did not stop on Saturday (April 26) as the Black & Gold scored 10 runs on seven hits to run-rule No. 3 LSU, 10-2, and clinch the weekend series.
No. 14 Mizzou baseball dropped its series finale at No. 8 Vanderbilt on Sunday (April 26) at Hawkins Field. Vanderbilt scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to rally past the Tigers, who stranded eight men on base and squandered a great outing from junior right Peter...