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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 ...

No. 15 Missouri beats Iowa 10-2

By Thomas Cuda

On Wednesday night, the Missouri softball team (32-10) defeated the Iowa Hawkeyes (16-34) by a score of 10-2, marking the Tigers’ seventh straight win and their fourth on a run rule. Sophomore pitcher Tori Finucane started the game for the Tigers, but she allowed a two-run home run to Iowa ...

Column: Tebow signing hurts NFL

By Andrew McCulloch

It’s April and that means it’s the busiest time of year on the sports calendar. The Masters and Final Four are officially in the books, but now it’s time for the NBA and NHL playoffs to take center stage. And along with handing out the Stanley Cup ...

Tigers drop a tight game to Missouri State, turn focus to weekend series at Vanderbilt

Tigers drop a tight game to Missouri State, turn focus to weekend series at Vanderbilt

By Quinn Malloy

“It’s going to be a fun weekend,” senior infielder Brett Peel said.

Williams leads lights out bullpen, closing in on saves record

Williams leads lights out bullpen, closing in on saves record

By Quinn Malloy

Williams has 10 saves on the season, chasing Ryan Stegall’s school record of 12.

Young Missouri offense shows signs of life

Young Missouri offense shows signs of life

By Bruno Vernaschi

The Tigers look to this summer for their biggest improvements.

April 18, 2015

McClain returns to form, Tigers take game one against Tide

By Jason Lowenthal

The ball squirted by Missouri baseball’s Jake Ring in center and Alabama’s leadoff man Chandler Avant found himself standing on second base right off the bat. Tiger starter Reggie McClain got back on the mound and delivered a pitch to the next batter Georgie Salem. The Crimson Tide ...

April 15, 2015
Gaining clarity: Kim Anderson reflects from his first season as head coach

Gaining clarity: Kim Anderson reflects from his first season as head coach

By Daniel Witt

Offense and individual skills will be focused on during the offseason.

Missouri digs in near end of season

Missouri digs in near end of season

By Thomas Cuda

Crane: “We’ve just gotta keep grinding. It’s starting to be the downhill side and this is when it is most important to be your best.”

Reasons to fall in love with the Royals

By Daniel Schmidt

You know what the best part of this summer in Kansas City was supposed to be? The Rolling Stones coming to Arrowhead on June 26. (Quick shout out to Wayne Schmidt for anteing up for the tickets. Love you, Dad!) The Stones are the greatest rock 'n' roll band of ...

Column: St. Louis versus Chicago

By Andrew McCulloch

As an out-of-state freshman coming to Mizzou, I really had no idea what to expect when I got here seven months ago. I didn’t know anything about the people I would meet, the experiences I would have or what this community would have to offer. But before I learned ...

Teammates, family help grieving left fielder Harris in series win

By Jason Lowenthal

Missouri baseball took home another series victory this past weekend, winning two of three games against Tennessee on the road. However, it was not just another pair of wins for Tigers freshman left fielder Trey Harris. He had dedicated the series against the Volunteers to his aunt Sherri, who died ...

April 8, 2015
Bello to leave Mizzou hoops

Bello to leave Mizzou hoops

By Daniel Witt

The junior guard will graduate in May and pursue graduate studies elsewhere.

Del Rio shines as Tigers take series against Florida

By Jason Lowenthal

The Tigers hadn’t won a series against a top-five opponent since 2008.

Houck becomes leader for ranked Mizzou

By Quinn Malloy

Mizzou has surpassed last season’s overall win total (20) and SEC win total (six).

Through hardships, D-Line Zou excels

Through hardships, D-Line Zou excels

By Bruno Vernaschi

Rickey Hatley donned a black and gold wristband with the words “Burn Your Boats” on it. The phrase, which was introduced by Harold Brantley last year during a speech prior to taking on Texas A&M, has become a maxim for the Missouri Tigers’ defensive line. “It means there’s ...

Column: Why losing didn’t ruin my Monday night in Madison

By Will Jarvis

I’ve never seen my best friend cry. I should rephrase that. I had never seen my best friend cry. That changed Monday night. Sitting in the stairwell of his University of Wisconsin-Madison fraternity house, I tried to help him find positives. The Badgers beat undefeated Kentucky. They won the ...

April 4, 2015

Tigers break out for 10 runs against No. 4 Florida

By Quinn Malloy

Jamieson: “Why can’t they all be like this one?”

April 3, 2015

Gators devour Tigers in game one

By Jason Lowenthal

Missouri head coach Tim Jamieson could not have asked for a better start in the Tigers’ Friday night matchup with No. 4 Florida. Starting pitcher Reggie McClain (L, 4-3) worked out of a jam in the first inning, and the Tigers had loaded the bases with nobody out in their ...