Young racer looks to build own legacy while balancing teen life
Posted on 24 October 2018 at 11:54pm
JEFFERSON CITY – It all started with a phone call.
“Reid called me in December of last year and said, ‘I got a kid that I think has a lot of talent,’” Brennon Willard, Ryu Taggart’s mentor, said.
Drew Lock named finalist for two major awards
Posted on 24 October 2018 at 6:34pm
COLUMBIA - On Wednesday, Missouri football quarterback, Drew Lock, was named a finalist for two major college football awards.
Lock was picked as one of 15 finalists for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, which is awarded to the nation’s top quarterback. Lock was also selected as one of 10 finalists for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award, an award given to the Football Bowl Subdivision player with the most notable achievements in four areas of excellence: community, classroom, character and competition.
Missouri football team still in search of first SEC win
Posted on 24 October 2018 at 5:25pm
COLUMBIA - Heading into week 9, the Missouri Tigers are still winless in the SEC, but will look to change that on Saturday against the No. 12 Kentucky Wildcats. Mark Stoops and company head to Columbia, having beaten Vanderbilt last Saturday, 14-7.
For Missouri, Kentucky will be its fourth SEC opponent of the season. The Wildcats and the Tigers have met eight times and Kentucky holds a slight 5-3 lead in the all-time series. Kentucky just slipped by in last years contest, defeating Missouri, 40-34. Kentucky is 3-0 against SEC team this season.
Blues lose lead, fall in OT
Posted on 22 October 2018 at 11:05pm
WINNIPEG, Manitoba - The St. Louis Blues were defeated by the Winnipeg Jets in overtime Monday night, 5-4.
The Blues held a 3-1 lead going into the third period, but Ben Chiarot brought the Jets within one just one minute after the break. Mark Scheifele scored the third goal for the Jets a few minutes later, tying the game.
Former Mizzou wrestler wins gold at World Championships
Posted on 22 October 2018 at 9:01pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Mizzou graduate and Columbia native J'den Cox won the gold medal at the World Wrestling Championships Monday afternoon.
Cox defeated Ivan Yankouski of Belarus in the gold medal match.
Mizzou Women's Basketball lands top ten recruit
Posted on 22 October 2018 at 8:35pm
COLUMBIA - Five-star guard Aijha Blackwell committed to Coach Robin Pingeton and the Mizzou Women's basketball team Monday night.
Blackwell is ranked as the eighth overall recruit in the country by ESPN and a consensus top ten player in the class of 2019. She was deciding between Mizzou, Louisville, and Kansas.
St. Louis Blues face off against the Winnipeg Jets
Posted on 22 October 2018 at 6:27pm
ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Blues look to continue their winning streak as they travel to Manitoba, Canada to face off against the Winnipeg Jets Monday night.
The Blues snapped their three-game losing streak against the Toronto Maple Leafs Saturday night.
Mahomes breaks another NFL record as Chiefs handle the Bengals in Sunday night blowout
Posted on 21 October 2018 at 11:59pm
Kansas City - The Kansas City Chiefs (6-1) might just have something special. Sensational quarterback Patrick Mahomes launched four touchdown passes in a 45-10 primetime dismantling of the Cincinnati Bengals (4-3).
Everywhere you looked for Kansas City there were standout performances. Kareem Hunt ran for 86 yards and had three total touchdowns. Tight end Travis Kelce was one of five Chiefs receivers who caught at least four balls. Kelce finished with five catches for 95 yards. Speedster Tyreek Hill contributed seven grabs for 68 yards and a touchdown. Mahomes was dynamite yet again for the Chiefs. He completed passes to eight different receivers and finished the game 28 of 39 for 358 yards and four scores. The 23 year old did toss his fifth interception of the season.
Mizzou soccer honors seniors with 2-0 triumph
Posted on 21 October 2018 at 9:58pm
Columbia - The Missouri soccer team scored a critical 2-0 victory over Florida on senior day at Walton Stadium. The victory over the Gators was the second in program history. More importantly, the win gives the Tigers 10 points in the SEC and keeps their postseason hopes alive with one match left in the regular season.
The Tigers got the scoring started quickly in the 10th minute when Jefferson City native Sarah Luebbert notched her fourth goal of the season. Bella Alessi played a spectacular ball across the face of the goal, and all Luebbert had to do was tap it in to put the Tigers ahead 1-0. Skye Kingsley added an important insurance goal in the 65th minute.
Mizzou volleyball notches signature win with road upset of Florida
Posted on 21 October 2018 at 9:23pm
Gainesville, FL - The Missouri volleyball team (18-4, 8-2 SEC) captured its most impressive victory of the season with a five set (25-23, 16-25, 25-17, 13-25, 17-15) road win against SEC leading No. 11 Florida. The Tigers have now won six consecutive matches and are settled into third place in the conference.
The Tigers traded sets with the Gators for the first four sets to set up an exciting fifth set. The Tigers clawed back from deficits of 5-0 and 9-4 to win the 5th set 17-15. Florida out-hit the Tigers .318 to .269 and out-blocked them 4 to 1, but three Mizzou service aces along with 12 final set kills made the difference.