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Aug. 19, 2014

The best of Mizzou volleyball’s Twitter takeover

Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Aug. 19, 2014 at 11:29 a.m.

Since Aug. 11, the Mizzou volleyball team has been staging a social media takeover during its two-week training camp. Each day, a new player has taken over the account, answering questions that were submitted by fans. With Week 1 in the books, here are some of our favorites so far. ...

Aug. 16, 2014

Missouri soccer edges out North Carolina in exhibition match

Posted to Sports Blog by Bruno Vernaschi on Aug. 16, 2014 at 7:48 p.m.

With goals from sophomore Rachel Hignett and senior Taylor Grant, Missouri beat No. 4 North Carolina 2-1 in an exhibition match Friday in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The first chance to get on the board for Missouri came in the 36th minute with a shot by Hignett into the left ...

Aug. 9, 2014

Boehm takes shot between legs

Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Aug. 9, 2014 at 10:26 a.m.
Boehm takes shot between legs

The Missouri Tigers are out on the practice field putting in work to prepare for what they hope will be a successful 2014 campaign. And while, by most accounts, things have gone smoothly to this point, the same can’t be said for Friday’s snapping drills. Evan Boehm, a junior offensive ...

Aug. 8, 2014

Jones dismissed for rules violation

Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Aug. 8, 2014 at 8:27 p.m.
Jones dismissed for rules violation

The Missouri men’s basketball team issued a statement Friday announcing the dismissal of sophomore forward Torren Jones for a violation of team rules. “We have high standards at the University of Missouri and after consulting with Mike Alden, I have made the decision to dismiss Torren Jones from our program,” ...

Aug. 2, 2014

Top 50 recruit Gill-Caesar picks Tigers, reclassifies to 2014 class

Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Aug. 2, 2014 at 6:56 p.m.

With the school year fast-approaching, the Missouri Tigers topped off their 2014-2015 roster on Saturday landing four-star recruit Montaque “Teki” Gill-Caesar. Gill-Caesar uses Mizzou’s final scholarship spot for the season, and signed a financial aid agreement on Saturday. “Teki is an outstanding addition to our family and fills a position ...

July 29, 2014

NCAA suspends Copelin whole season

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on July 29, 2014 at 6:05 p.m.

Missouri football announced Tuesday the NCAA has suspended sophomore wide receiver Levi Copelin for the entire 2014 season. Copelin said in a news release that he was suspended because he used a nutritional supplement that, while legal, is not approved by the association. “This was a stupid mistake on my ...

July 17, 2014

Four football Tigers on preseason All-SEC lists

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on July 17, 2014 at 10:36 a.m.

Four Missouri football players were named to preseason All-Southeastern Conference lists, the conference announced Thursday. Junior center Evan Boehm, senior defensive end Markus Golden, senior running back Marcus Murphy and senior kicker Andrew Baggett received the honors. The lists are voted on by members of the media at SEC Media ...

July 10, 2014

Two named to pre-Season award watch lists

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on July 10, 2014 at 12:48 p.m.

Thursday morning, Missouri junior center Evan Boehm and senior defensive end Markus Golden were named to a pair of preseason award watch lists. Boehm was one of 64 players named to the Outland Trophy watch list, awarded to the college football’s top interior offensive lineman. The junior from Lee’s Summit, ...

July 9, 2014

Mizzou, Purdue announce two-game football series

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on July 9, 2014 at 1:55 p.m.

Missouri and Purdue University announced Wednesday the creation of a two-game, home-and-home football series beginning in 2017. The Boilermakers will visit Faurot Field Sept. 16, 2017, while Mizzou will travel to Ross-Ade Stadium the following year on Sept. 15. “We’re pleased to add a quality opponent such as Purdue to ...

June 26, 2014

Former Mizzou player Jabari Brown not selected in 2014 NBA Draft

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on June 26, 2014 at 11:16 p.m.

Former Missouri guard Jabari Brown went unpicked in the NBA Draft Thursday. Brown was named first team all-Southeastern Conference last season after leading the conference in scoring. He averaged 19.9 points and 4.43 rebounds per game. Brown was third in the conference in three-point shooting percentage, at 41 percent. An ...