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Mizzou baseball walks to 20th straight win

Photo courtesy of The Maneater Erik Kase, 23 Sports Reporter The 18th-ranked Missouri Tigers baseball team returned home after sweeping Alabama to face off against the Little Rock Trojans. Behind 11 runs and 11 batters walked, Mizzou came away with the 11-8 win to extend their winning streak to 20 games, the longest in the […]

COLUMN: This week in college hoops

Justin Bjorseth, 23 Sports Reporter With the Sweet Sixteen set, we are beginning to get a feel for the accuracy of seedings, the power of conferences and each team’s chance of going to the Final Four and perhaps beyond. The first, and most obvious, observation from the first two rounds is that the ACC was […]

Missouri tennis comes up short against Ole Miss

Photo courtesy of Emily Nevils/The Maneater Madeline Boccardi, 23 Sports Reporter Mizzou tennis (10-6, 1-4 SEC) battled hard, but came up short against Ole Miss (11-5, 2-3 SEC) on Sunday. The Tigers won the doubles point for the first time in conference play this season and had control of a pair of singles matches, but […]

Mizzou bows out in second round of NCAA Tournament

Photo courtesy of Emil Lippe/The Maneater Max Arnold, 23 Sports Reporter Missouri women’s basketball was knocked out of the round of 32 in the NCAA Tournament by third-seeded Florida State 77-55 on Sunday evening. The Tigers finish with an overall record of 22-11. This was the ninth time in program history that Missouri has won […]

Mizzou claims seventh at SEC Championships

Photo courtesy of Julia Hansen/The Maneater Jameshia Sumlin, 23 Sports Reporter No. 14 Missouri gymnastics scored a 195.825 to place seventh at the 2017 Southeastern Conference Championship Saturday at the Jacksonville Veteran’s Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. LSU claimed the team title with 198.075. Florida took second at 197.825 and Alabama took third with 197.400. […]

Webster Groves takes home state title in blowout victory

Mitchell Soell, 23 Sports Reporter Webster Groves players and coaches hugged each other, waiting for the final seconds to tick off the clock. The two stars of the Statesmen, junior guard Courtney Ramey and junior center Cartre’Are Gordon, embraced and jumped for joy as tears streamed down their face. And as the buzzer sounded, the […]

Kirkwood rides hot start to state title victory

Mitchell Soell, 23 Sports Reporter The Kirkwood Pioneers have struggled to score in the first quarter all season. The Pioneers picked the perfect game to stop struggling. Even though Kirkwood struggled from the field, shooting a 28 percent mark, their ability to make free throws along with their savvy defensive play drove the Pioneers to […]

Mizzou softball roars past Monmouth

Photo courtesy of The Maneater Aaron Carter, 23 Sports Reporter Mizzou softball (17-11) finished off its high-powered weekend with a  10-1 victory in a shortened five-inning game (due to the run rule) over Monmouth (6-14) on Sunday. Mizzou scored more than 10 runs in each of their last three games over the course of the […]

J’den Cox shines as Mizzou places fifth at Nationals

Photo courtesy of The Maneater Justin Bjorseth, 23 Sports Reporter The NCAA wrestling championships, or March Matness, came to a close on Saturday in St. Louis. Olympic bronze medalist J’den Cox (197) achieved a historic feat, becoming the first Missouri wrestler to win three national championships. He was joined in the finals by both Lavion […]

Mizzou’s offense leads the way in doubleheader sweep

Photo courtesy of The Maneater Justin Bjorseth, 23 Sports Reporter Missouri softball came to life Saturday, sweeping a doubleheader in more impressive fashion than they have all season. The Tigers took the field for their third and fourth games of the weekend in Clearwater, Florida. After splitting on Friday night, Missouri responded emphatically, beating North […]

No. 23 Mizzou baseball extends win streak to 18 games

Photo courtesy of Emil Lippe/The Maneater Aaron Carter, 23 Sports Reporter Mizzou opened up SEC play Friday night in Tuscaloosa with a win over Alabama in the first of a three-game series, and the Tigers continued their success against the Tide on Saturday. Mizzou extended its win streak to 18 in the process, which is […]

Mizzou softball splits another doubleheader

Photo courtesy of The Maneater Justin Bjorseth, 23 Sports Reporter The Missouri Tigers softball team took the field for a doubleheader in Clearwater, Florida, on Friday. The night would mark the seventh split doubleheader this season for the Tigers. Their record sits at 14-11; their failure to sweep doubleheaders against lesser opponents has been the driving […]

Mizzou tennis falls To Mississippi State

Photo courtesy of Emily Nevils/The Maneater Aaron Carter, 23 Sports Reporter Mizzou tennis (10-5, 1-3 SEC) dropped its third conference match of the young season on Friday, losing to Mississippi State (9-4, 2-3 SEC) 4-0. Mizzou quickly lost the doubles point, which has been crucial in Tigers’ victories so far this year, and promptly was defeated […]

Last second shot launches Mizzou to second round

Photo courtesy of Emil Lippe/The Maneater Jameshia Sumlin, 23 Sports Reporter The Missouri Tigers will advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament after a thrilling 66-64 victory over 11-seed South Florida. Senior Sierra Michaelis came in clutch with a game winning basket with only 0.6 seconds left in the game. Michaelis scored a […]

Missouri State Class 5 boys semifinals recap

Mitchell Soell, 23 Sports Reporter The semifinal games did not disappoint as both games came down to the last couple possessions. While one game was focused on play inside, the other was highlighted by outside shooting. Semifinal 1: Chaminade Red Devils (24-6) vs Lee’s Summit West Titans (26-2) It came down to the last minute […]

Missouri wins first game of three in Tuscaloosa

Photo courtesy of The Maneater Max Arnold, 23 Sports Reporter Missouri (17-1) baseball extended their winning streak to 17 games, beating Alabama (10-8) 3-0. This is Missouri’s best start to a season in program history and is tied for the longest active streak in the country. Pitchers Tanner Houck and TJ Sikkema combined for 14 […]

Women’s basketball looks to impress in NCAA Tournament

Photo by Max Arnold Nathalie Jones, 23 Sports Reporter After an early first round exit in the SEC Tournament, the Tigers are looking to bring home a title in the NCAA Tournament. The obvious favorite in the tournament is the undefeated Connecticut Huskies. They have played a flawless season thus far. The team is currently […]

Missouri baseball’s upcoming SEC season

Photo courtesy of The Maneater Nathalie Jones, 23 Sports Reporter Missouri Tigers baseball is hot, hoping to continue a 16-game winning streak. This is the longest streak in the program since 1981, and is tied for the longest active winning streak in the nation. However, Mizzou has not yet faced some of the best competition […]

Missouri State Class 5 boys semifinals preview

Mitchell Soell, 23 Sports Reporter In the state of Missouri, the weekend of March 17-18 at Mizzou Arena is full of high school basketball fans, coaches and players as four of the best boys’ basketball teams compete for the Missouri State Class 5 Basketball championship. This year features four teams from around the state of […]

Missouri State Class 5 girls’ basketball semifinals preview

Mitchell Soell, 23 Sports Reporter The nights of March 17 and 18 hold the final four games of the Class 5 girls’ basketball season. On the 17th, the semifinal games take place before the championship game on the 18th. Semifinal 1: St. Joseph’s Academy (20-8) vs. Lee’s Summit (15-13) The Angels of St. Joseph’s come […]