Archive | February, 2017

Jimmy Kimmel’s lackluster Oscar hosting saved by major mishap

By Jillian Leiby, E23 Reporter

It was just not Jimmy Kimmel’s night. As host, much of the night’s failures and successes were bound to come down on his shoulders. All he had to do was be funny and not waste Read the rest

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Missouri women’s basketball heads to SEC tournament with high honors

Nathalie Jones, 23 Sports

Tuesday, February 28—

No. 23 Missouri Tigers women’s basketball is not only headed to the SEC tournament on a five-game winning streak, but also with high honors. Head Coach Robin Pingeton, Sophie Cunningham and Amber Smith … Read the rest

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A brief history of Mardi Gras

By Lucy Reis, E23 Reporter

Over the years, Mardi Gras has evolved into a day, or even several days, full of parties and parades. Although colorful and lively, these celebrations have managed to mask the true meaning of the holiday. Read the rest

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Live Blog: MSA Presidential Debate, February 27

Live Blog: MSA Presidential Debate, February 27

By Lauren Petterson and Kaleigh Feldkamp

February 27, 2017

The presidential and vice presidential candidates for the Missouri Students Association are facing off in their second public debate. The three slates are Tori Schafer and Riley de Leon; Nathan Willett and Payton … Read the rest

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Mizzou women’s hoops heads to SEC tourney on five-game win streak

Jameshia Sumlin, 23 Sports

Monday, February 27–

The Missouri women’s basketball team is completely dominating the court and they didn’t slow down Sunday when they beat Alabama 65-56 in Tuscaloosa. With the win, the Tigers grabbed the No. 3 seed … Read the rest

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Mizzou gains Braggin’ Rights over Illinois baseball

Erik Kase, 23 Sports

Monday, February 27—

After a dominating 9-0 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, Mizzou baseball ended their time in Texas by facing off against Illinois in a baseball Braggin’ Rights game on Sunday. The bats were hot … Read the rest

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COLUMN: This week in college hoops

Justin Bjorseth, 23 Sports

Sunday, February 26–

With just one week remaining in the regular season, it seems that the field of 68 is taking shape. There is a lot of seeding still up for grabs, and lots of teams … Read the rest

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Mizzou takes down Louisiana Tech in home opener

Aaron Carter, 23 Sports

Sunday, February 26—

Mizzou tennis had its long-awaited home opener on Saturday against Louisiana Tech, and it was well worth the wait for the Tigers. Mizzou took a 5-2 win over the Bulldogs, extending the Tigers’ … Read the rest

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Tigers throw a combined one-hitter

Aaron Carter, 23 Sports

Sunday, February 26—

Missouri Tigers baseball threw a combined one-hitter in its win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, the team’s first time allowing no more than one hit since 2015 against Purdue. This one-hitter led the Tigers … Read the rest

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Mizzou softball falls twice in Mary Nutter Classic

Quinn Ritzdorf, 23 Sports

Sunday, February 26—

A day after knocking off No. 7 Washington in thrilling fashion, the Mizzou softball team dropped a pair of tough games on Saturday night at the 2017 Mary Nutter Classic. In the first … Read the rest

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