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Mizzou drops SEC Tournament opener

Justin Bjorseth, 23 Sports Reporter It was a short-lived run for the Missouri tennis team in the 2017 SEC Tournament. While Mizzou was very competitive in the tournament opener on Wednesday, they were unable to get over the hump and fell to Ole Miss 4-2. The 15th-ranked pairing of Bea Machado Santos and Amina Ismail […]

Mizzou picks up a midweek win over Nebraska-Omaha

Maddie Boccardi, 23 Sports Reporter Mizzou softball (27-18) took care of business again against Nebraska-Omaha with a 7-4 victory. The Tigers have produced victories in all three midweek nonconference matchups this season. Mizzou scored in each of its opening three innings, earning an early 7-0 advantage over the Mavericks. Senior Kirsten Mack hit a two-run […]

Missouri tennis snaps 10-match losing streak

Nathalie Jones, 23 Sports Reporter Missouri Tigers tennis upended No. 33 Alabama Crimson Tide in their regular season finale Sunday. The Tigers showed a lot of determination to snap their losing streak in Tuscaloosa, defeating the Tide 4-3. The Tigers were sharp during doubles play as they took the No. 2 and No. 3 matches […]

COLUMN: This week in the American League

Justin Bjorseth, 23 Sports Reporter With the season now two weeks in, there still isn’t much certainty about anything we have seen happen in baseball this season. Are last year’s ALCS representatives really capable of finishing in last place, along with the team who had the best record in the league? Can Detroit sustain their […]

Breakout inning pushes No. 7 Auburn past Mizzou

Justin Bjorseth, 23 Sports Reporter Missouri Tigers softball dropped both the game and the weekend series to the No.7 Auburn Tigers on Sunday. After holding Auburn off the board early and keeping pace with the seventh-ranked Tigers, Missouri let the game slip away in the bottom half of the fifth, when Auburn hung five runs on […]

Kentucky upends Mizzou baseball in series finale

Erik Kase, 23 Sports Reporter After winning game two, Mizzou baseball looked to make it two in a row against Kentucky in the series finale. Missouri had the momentum, but the Wildcats took the game by a score of 6-1. The scoring opened up in the fourth inning, when the bases were loaded. Tigers starter […]

Mizzou track earns 16 first-place finishes at home

Mitchell Soell, 23 Sports Reporter The Missouri Tigers track & field team hosted the Tom Bott Invitational this weekend. Making his home debut, freshman James Ward posted a top-five national mark in the long jump on day one of the meet. Ward won the event with a jump of 7.88m (25-10.25). This was one of […]

Mizzou softball comes up short at Auburn

Erik Kase, 23 Sports Reporter Coming off a series-opening win against the seventh-ranked Auburn Tigers, Missouri looked to keep the momentum going in game two. The Missouri Tigers gave a great effort, but a four-run fourth inning for the Auburn Tigers ultimately would be enough to drive them to a 5-4 victory. Missouri opened up […]

Spring game shows promise for Mizzou

Justin Bjorseth, 23 Sports Reporter The past several weeks have drawn much of Columbia’s attention to the hardwood, but on Saturday the focus shifted to the gridiron for Mizzou’s annual Black and Gold Spring football game. The offense (Gold) defeated the defense (Black) 24-0. There were a lot of positives on both sides of the […]

Mizzou avoids disaster in game two

Aaron Carter, 23 Sports Reporter After losing game one on Friday night, the Tigers came out with energy on Saturday for game two, defeating the No. 10 Kentucky Wildcats 9-8. It was a back-and-forth victory for the Tigers at Taylor Stadium, as four lead changes (and nearly a fifth) occurred throughout the game. Junior Evan […]

Mizzou softball upends No. 7 Auburn

Aaron Carter, 23 Sports Reporter Mizzou softball defeated No. 7 Auburn in the opening game of the series on Friday night, winning 6-1. This season, Mizzou has played to its level of competition, losing to bad teams such as UC Santa Barbara and Maryland but beating some of the top teams in the conference (Auburn […]

Missouri tennis drops the ball against Auburn

Nathalie Jones, 23 Sports Reporter Missouri Tigers tennis claimed the doubles point, however, they still could not pull off a win against No. 11 Auburn, 4-1. Missouri was in good shape early as the duo of Amina Ismail and Bea Machado Santos defeated the No. 16 pairing in the nation 6-1, putting themselves at 12-5 […]

Mizzou baseball topples Arkansas-Pine Bluff in series finale

Erik Kase, 23 Sports Reporter In their previous game, Missouri baseball scored in bunches and had no problem defeating the Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions 13-1. It was more of the same for the Tigers on Wednesday as they scored seven first inning runs, leading them to a 15-6 victory. After loading the bases, Missouri pounced […]

Mizzou softball takes doubleheader against Western Illinois

Mitchell Soell, 23 Sports Reporter The Mizzou softball (23-16) team took home two wins Tuesday night, improving their record to 4-0 on mid-week double headers. In game one, the Tigers won 10-2 (six innings), while in game two, it was a walk-off single from sophomore Kolby Romaine that sealed a 6-5 Tigers win. Sophomore Regan […]

Mizzou posts strong finish to regular season

Justin Bjorseth, 23 Sports Reporter The Mizzou men’s golf team dominated on their home course Tuesday to win their sixth consecutive hosted tournament in the Tiger Invitational. No other team in the tournament managed to shoot under par, and the Tigers ran away with an 18-stroke victory, good for their second tournament win of the […]

Mizzou baseball overpowers Arkansas-Pine Bluff, wins third straight

Erik Kase, 23 Sports Reporter Mizzou baseball returned home to Columbia after winning a series against Georgia to take on Arkansas-Pine Bluff in game one of a quick two-game series. A high-powered offense and solid pitching was too much for the Golden Lions as Missouri easily won 13-1. After enduring a seven-game losing streak earlier […]

Mizzou tennis drops to No. 2 Georgia Bulldogs

Madeline Boccardi, 23 Sports Reporter On a gorgeous afternoon for senior day, Missouri (10-12) fought hard against the No. 2 Georgia Bulldogs (16-3) but fell 4-0 despite playing several close matches. The Tigers competed in third sets in three singles matches against three ranked opponents, but ran out of time as Georgia clinched the match […]

Mizzou tennis loses a close one to Tennessee

Aaron Carter, 23 Sports Reporter Mizzou tennis came up just short on Saturday after a comeback attempt faltered against the No. 24 Tennessee Volunteers. The Tigers lost the doubles point and the No. 4 singles match, which both proved crucial to the result. The national No. 17 doubles pairing of junior Amina Ismail and senior […]

Mizzou women’s golf misses the mark at PING/Arizona State Invitational

Erik Kase, 23 Sports Reporter After a sixth place finish at the LSU Tiger Classic, Mizzou women’s golf travelled to Tempe, Arizona, to compete in the PING/Arizona State Invitational. Despite consistent play over the three-day tournament, the Tigers didn’t perform up to standards and finished at 27-over-par 891, tying them for 10th place out of […]

Tigers score top 10 marks at Crimson Tide Invitational

Nathalie Jones, 23 Sports Reporter The Crimson Tide Invitational was a success for Missouri track and field, as both days were filled with top finishes. The Tigers recorded five top-five finishes in the first day, including a third-place mark in javelin from Reinhard Van Zyl. The remaining top finishes were recorded in men’s and women’s […]