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Sept. 2, 2014

Mizzou No. 24 in Latest AP Poll

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on Sept. 2, 2014 at 4:47 p.m.

Missouri came into the season ranked No. 24 in the nation in the Associated Press Top 25 Poll. Following a week one 38-18 victory over South Dakota State, the Tigers stayed put in the latest poll, which came out this afternoon. Florida State remained atop the rankings after a win ...

Aug. 31, 2014

Missouri soccer improves to 3-1 record with win against SMU

Posted to Sports Blog by Bruno Vernaschi on Aug. 31, 2014 at 11:36 p.m.

With goals from freshman midfielder Savannah Trujillo and forward Reagan Russell, the Missouri soccer team beat out Southern Methodist University 3-1 on Sunday night in Dallas, Texas, improving their record to 2-1-1. The Tigers got off to a quick start when Russell, assisted by senior midfielder Kaysie Clark, hit the ...

About Yesterday: Week 1

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on Aug. 31, 2014 at 1:14 p.m.
About Yesterday: Week 1

Two catches, two touchdowns for Darius White. The senior wide receiver’s two early strikes from 44 yards and 39 yards out sparked Missouri’s 38-18 season-opening victory over South Dakota State. “It felt great, getting back into rhythm, getting back into the endzone,” White said. “Out there with my team, just ...

No. 15 Tigers taken down by Northwestern State in straight sets

Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Aug. 31, 2014 at 10:41 a.m.

Most teams would be content with a 2-1 record in their opening tournament. For Missouri, it marked facing something they had not seen since 2012: a regular season loss. In the night cap, 15th-ranked Mizzou knocked off host University of North Texas in five sets, with sophomore Emily Thater setting ...

Aug. 30, 2014

Mizzou leads Jackrabbits at half

Posted to Sports Blog by Andrew McCulloch on Aug. 30, 2014 at 4:17 p.m.
Mizzou leads Jackrabbits at half

The Missouri Tigers opened the 2014 season with a bang, scoring on their first drive of the season with 44 yard-bullet from sophomore quarterback Maty Mauk to senior wide receiver Darius White. Seconds later, South Dakota State answered with a score of its own after Jackrabbits star running back Zach ...

Aug. 29, 2014

MSVU No Match for Mizzou

Posted to Sports Blog by Will Jarvis on Aug. 29, 2014 at 10:00 p.m.

The Missouri Women’s Volleyball team had no trouble in their season opener against Mississippi Valley State in the North Texas Invitational on Friday afternoon, sweeping the Delta Devils 25-7, 25-11, 25-17. The Tigers hold the nation’s longest active regular season win streak at 35, and Friday’s win also gave them ...

Grant’s golden goal gives Tigers first victory

Posted to Sports Blog by Daniel Witt on Aug. 29, 2014 at 9:00 p.m.

In 2013, Taylor Grant, a junior at the time, had a career-high of five goals. Three games into her senior season, the Texas native already has four. Grant returned to her home state on Friday as the Tigers faced the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs in Fort Worth, 44 miles ...

Mascot Mashup: South Dakota State

Posted to Sports Blog by Andrew McCulloch on Aug. 29, 2014 at 3:28 p.m.

The college sports landscape is littered with some of the most bizarre and unique mascots and traditions you will ever know. To explore this realm of collegiate athletics, we here at The Maneater will be providing a look at the history and significance of opposing team’s mascots throughout the 2014 ...

Aug. 23, 2014

Isabell’s Status in Question

Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Aug. 23, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.

The Seattle Times reported Saturday that former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer used a “series of questionable tactics” to bring basketball talent to Lakeside High School (Washington). The report could put the eligibility of Mizzou freshman point guard Tramaine Isabell in question. According to the report, Isabell “stayed at a $6 ...

Aug. 22, 2014

Green-Beckham waiver denied

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on Aug. 22, 2014 at 8:58 p.m.

Former Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham’s waiver request to play for the Oklahoma Sooners this season immediately after transferring was denied, the program announced Friday evening. University of Oklahoma Statement on Dorial Green-Beckham Ruling by NCAA— Oklahoma Football (@OU_Football) August 23, 2014 Green-Beckham was dismissed from the Mizzou football ...