Mizzou’s Pingeton picks up commitment from 6-foot-5 forward
COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) Mizzou women's basketball coach Robin Pingeton added some much-needed height to her roster on Tuesday afternoon, as a 6-foot-5 forward from Croatia committed to the Tigers. Lucija Milkovic will be an incoming freshman in the 2023-24 season and will already be the tallest player on the roster....
Kaleb Brown withdraws from portal, announces return to Mizzou; Border War date set
After spending 46 days in the transfer portal, Kaleb Brown announced his decision to return to Missouri for the 2023-24 season. Brown made the announcement to return Tuesday afternoon via a post to his Twitter account. The 6-foot-7, 250-pound guard appeared in 11 games for MU during the 2022-23 season....
Mizzou women's basketball adds 6-foot-5 freshman Milkovic
Missouri women’s basketball secured its fourth addition of the offseason Tuesday, when Croatian center Lucija Milkovic announced her commitment to the Tigers via a Twitter post. Listed at 6-foot-5, the incoming freshman is currently the tallest player on the Tigers’ roster for the 2023-24 season. Milkovic has spent...
Mizzou basketball lands 7-foot-5 transfer from Oral Roberts. Here’s what he brings MU
The Missouri Tigers are adding one of college basketball’s biggest players to their roster. Meet their new transfer addition.
Missouri Hires Kerrick Jackson as First Black Head Baseball Coach in SEC History
Jackson comes to Missouri after previously being the head coach at Memphis.
Mizzou track and field prepped for NCAA Outdoor Championships
Seven Missouri athletes will travel to Austin, Texas, to compete in the 2023 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The championships begin Wednesday and run through Saturday and will be broadcast on the ESPN family of networks.
Alex Honnold Named Academic All-American
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri softball junior center fielder Alex Honnold was recognized as a Third-Team Academic All-American, College Sports Communicators announced Tuesday. Honnold becomes the program's 20th all-time Academic All-American. She is the third Tiger to earn a spot on the Academic All-American team during Larissa Anderson's tenure, joining Kara Decker (2019) and Kimberly Wert (2022).
How Rock Bridge baseball endured tragedy during a record-setting season
It isn't easy to quantify success in high school sports at times. Some teams can have the ultimate goal of winning state championships, others shoot for as high as they can possibly go. Rock Bridge baseball was talented enough to aim to win it all. The Bruins' season ended in...
I'm joining Blue & Gold: Jack Soble
Late in the night of Dec. 23, I was packing my backpack in the press box of Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. The Columbia Missourian’s Mizzou football beat — myself, Kyle Pinnell and Kenny Van Doren — had filed our stories from the Tigers’ loss in the Gasparilla Bowl and we were debriefing the final game we’d cover together for the local paper.
Sunday Sit-down with Andy Humphrey
COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) ABC 17 Sports Director Nathalie Jones brought on the co-host of KTGR's 'The Big Show,' Andy Humphrey in this week's edition of Sunday Sit-down. You can watch their full conversation in the video player above.
Mizzou hires former Valpo coach Lottich as special assistant to Gates
Missouri men’s basketball made an addition to its coaching staff Monday, bringing in former Valparaiso head coach Matt Lottich as a special assistant to the head coach. The news was first reported by Stadium’s Jeff Goodman. Lottich spent the past 10 seasons with Valparaiso — three as an...
Special Olympic Missouri athletes compete in summer games
The 2023 Special Olympics Missouri State Summer Games continued Saturday with competitions ranging from powerlifting to track and field. Athletes from all over the state traveled to Columbia to partake in the games. The games will resume at 8 a.m. Sunday, the final day of the three-day event, with track and field.
How Mizzou’s transfer portal additions will fit into the 2023-24 roster
The rollercoaster ride that is the transfer portal is nearing the end of its tracks. The option to enter the portal closed on May 11th for college basketball players and all NBA Draft decisions have been made, meaning that rosters are (mostly) finalized entering the 2023-24 preseason. The Missouri Tigers...
Former Missouri Tiger, WNBA star making impact on next generation
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Second round and pick No. 13 of the 2019 WNBA draft, former Missouri Tiger Sophie Cunningham was selected by the Phoenix Mercury. She has been a part of the team ever since her four-year career at Missouri. Prior to her time as a Tiger, she...
Last day of lifeguard training at Hickman High School pool
Lifeguard trainees quietly shuffled into Hickman High School's pool on Sunday morning for their last day of training for lifeguard recertification through Columbia Parks and Recreation. Donning their swimsuits, they hung up their towels to keep them dry in the humid room. They began their assessment by running CPR drills...
Special Olympics to be held in Columbia this weekend
COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) More than 1,000 athletes will be in Columbia this weekend for the Special Olympics. The event officially kicked off Friday night. This year's state summer games include volleyball, swimming, power lifting and track and field. The games will be held at the University of Missouri and Hickman High School all weekend. The post Special Olympics to be held in Columbia this weekend appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
Father Tolton girls soccer wins first State title in school history
Fenton — The Father Tolton girls soccer team is in the history books!. The Trail Blazers earned their first State Championship in school history after their 1-0 win over Villa Duchesne Saturday. Sophomore Ava Martin scored the lone goal of the contest with a little over 22 minutes left...
Colorado State Champ Zara Zallen Switches Commitment from Utah to Missouri
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Special Olympics Missouri to kick off State Summer Games
COLUMBIA Mo. (KMIZ.) The Special Olympics Missouri State Summer Games will kick off with an opening ceremony Friday night at Mizzou Rec. This will be the group's second full event since 2018. All summer games were canceled in 2019 after a tornado hit Jefferson City. In 2020, Special Olympics Missouri was canceled again because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The post Special Olympics Missouri to kick off State Summer Games appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
SOMO Summer Games continues Saturday in Columbia
COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) The 2023 Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) State Summer Games continues in Columbia on Saturday with two events at Hickman High School. The three-day competition is set to bring more than 1,000 athletes, coaches, volunteers and others to the area. The organization kicked off an opening ceremony on...
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