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May 6, 2015
After injury setback, Bond makes strong return

After injury setback, Bond makes strong return

By Jason Lowenthal

Mizzou’s catcher received SEC Freshman of the Week honors.

Biggest embarassment: Men’s Basketball

By Daniel Witt

It’s safe to say Anderson’s first season didn’t go as expected.

Biggest Surprise: Mizzou football wins second straight SEC East title

By Andrew McCulloch

As time wound down in the final regular season game of 2014, the Missouri defense dug in for one final stand. The Tigers held a slim seven-point lead, and Arkansas quarterback Brandon Allen was marching his team down the field. Allen handed the ball off to running back Alex Collins ...

Most Influential Students: J’den Cox

By Bruno Vernaschi

Said Cox: “I don't want to be valued as a wrestler. I want to be valued as a person. I enjoy people that care about my wrestling and all that, but if that’s all that people see in me, then I think that’s lacking on my part. That means I’m not doing someth

Top 5 sports fails

By Jason Lowenthal

1. Football loses to Indiana, blown out by Georgia Missouri may have finished the season with a second consecutive division title in hand, but the season had its rough patches. It’s hard to forget about giving up nearly 500 yards and losing to a lowly Indiana team on parents ...

May 5, 2015

Best female athlete: Jordan Frericks

By Bobby Ceresia

Frericks led the team several statistics, including points per game and rebounds per game.

Best male athlete: Drake Houdashelt

By Quinn Malloy

Drake Houdashelt will stay and help the wrestling team as he pursues a master’s degree in positive coaching.

Column: NBA’s ‘Hack-a-Shaq’ has to stop

By Andrew McCulloch

The 2014-15 NBA season has made for excellent theater with the return of LeBron to Cleveland, the emergence of the Splash Brothers in Golden State and the dismantling of a dynasty in South Beach. And with the Miami Heat missing out on the postseason and the San Antonio Spurs being ...

Ring a catalyst for Missouri baseball

Ring a catalyst for Missouri baseball

By Quinn Malloy

Ring leads the team in doubles and walks.

Shane Benes off to strong start after missing nearly two years

Shane Benes off to strong start after missing nearly two years

By Jason Lowenthal

Benes: “It’s been awhile since I’ve been able to trot around the bases."

Tigers look to secure NCAA Tournament bid

Tigers look to secure NCAA Tournament bid

By Jason Lowenthal

Mizzou prepares to face No. 1 LSU in critical series.

With regular season concluded, Missouri aims at WCWS

By Thomas Cuda

Missouri will be taking on Mississippi State in the first round of the SEC tournament.

May 2, 2015

Tigers drill Rebels 18-1 to claim series

By Jason Lowenthal

Missouri defeated Ole Miss 18-1 Saturday to claim the series against the Rebels. No, you do not need to check your prescription. The Tigers (28-19, 14-9 SEC) recorded 18 runs, their most ever in a Southeastern Conference game, and cruised to an easy victory over the Rebels (24-24, 10-13 SEC ...

April 29, 2015

After early-season dominance, bullpen struggles a concern

By Jason Lowenthal

Earlier this season, Missouri closer Breckin Williams described the back half of the Tigers’ bullpen as a “three-headed monster.” This doesn’t seem to be the case anymore. Williams, along with senior Andrew Schwaab and junior Austin Tribby, was a dominant force late in games during non-conference play. Prior to ...

Missouri softball prepares for NCAA tournament

Missouri softball prepares for NCAA tournament

By Thomas Cuda

This weekend, No. 3 LSU came to Columbia. The Missouri Tigers (35-11, 13-8 Southeastern Conference) entered the series with an eight-game win streak, but the Tigers from down south put an end to that streak in the final game of the weekend. Despite the end of the streak, the Tigers ...

Column: Mock drafts are useless

By Daniel Schmidt

I'm sure we all fondly remember the “mock” mock draft column I wrote last year; hell, I wouldn't be surprised if some of my more die-hard readers had taken the time to memorize my prediction for their favorite team. The point of that column was not just to ...

Column: Ray’s arrest an injustice, hurts NFL future

By Andrew McCulloch

After several vanilla months of sports coverage, the busiest week of the sports calendar is finally upon us. This weekend marks the beginning of the second round of both the NBA and NHL playoffs. Additionally, the weekend will play host to the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby and the ...

Tigers continue to struggle in mid-week games in loss to Missouri State

By Jason Lowenthal

The Tigers are 2-6 in midweek games since conference play started.

April 22, 2015
Benes makes triumphant return with Vandy looming

Benes makes triumphant return with Vandy looming

By Jason Lowenthal

The time read 6:06 p.m. Friday evening when Tigers freshman Shane Benes was finally cleared to play for the first time this season. Unfortunately, the first pitch between Missouri and Alabama was at 6:05. He missed playing in his first baseball game in nearly two years by ...

Column: Buried in the hamper: Why October is the only time for Cardinals gear

By Daniel Schmidt

Last week, I was once again reminded of the vast number of readers I have when a few of you lashed out at me for praising the Kansas City Royals, despite my St. Louis roots. While short-sighted, I can see where they were coming from. The old “you can only ...