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Set for Big 12 Championship
will compete in the Big 12 Gymnastics Championship in Norman, Okla.
Mo. –The Mizzou Gymnastics team will travel to Norman, Okla., this
weekend for the 2012 Big 12 Gymnastics Championship. Hosted by OU, the
meet will be held in the Lloyd Noble Center and is scheduled to begin
at 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 24.
Franklin to Have Surgery on Shoulder
is Expected Back for 2012 Season
Mo. – University of Missouri junior quarterback James Franklin will
undergo surgery to repair his injured right shoulder, and he will miss
the remainder of spring camp, but is expected to be ready for the
beginning of the 2012 season.
Named Newcomer of the Week Again
has won a weekly Conference award six times this season
Mo. – Freshman Rachel Updike has been named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week
by the Conference office for the sixth time this season on Tuesday
(Feb. 21). She is the only gymnast to earn Newcomer of the week six
times in one season, and one of three gymnasts in the conference to
earn a weekly award six times or more in one season. Updike joins
former Mizzou Gymnast Sarah Shire for the second-most weekly awards in
a year in conference history.
Faces Iowa State on Tuesday
Look for Second Conference Victory
Mo.-- The Tigers will face The Iowa State Cyclones on
Feb. 21 in Ames, Iowa. This is the second meeting for the two teams
this season. The Tigers and the Cyclones will face off at 7 p.m. in
Updike Named Newcomer of the Week
claim first conference honor of the season
Mo. – Rachel Updike has received another honor this week after snagging
three event titles at Sunday’s season opener against No. 24 Iowa State.
The freshman has been named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week
Faces Kansas State
Columbia, Mo.— The Tigers head to Manhattan, Kan. on Wednesday (Jan.
11), to take on the Kansas State Wildcats
open Conference Play at No. 1 Baylor
looks to earn another win over a ranked opponent
Mo.—The Tigers will open conference play on Wednesday (Jan. 4) against
No. 1-ranked Baylor. The Tigers and the Lady Bears will go head-to-head
at 7 p.m. in Waco, Texas. The game will be the Tigers’ first road game
since Nov. 16 when Mizzou took on the St. Louis Billikens.
Announces 2012 Football Conference Schedule
Will Host Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky and Vanderbilt at Faurot
Mo. – The University of Missouri will begin athletic competition in the
Southeastern Conference in 2012, and today the Mizzou Football program,
fresh off its 41-24 win over North Carolina in the 2011 AdvoCare V100
Independence Bowl, learned its schedule for the upcoming historic first
year in its new conference home.
Tops UNC, 41-24, For Independence Bowl Victory
Franklin ran for two touchdowns and threw for another, and Missouri
easily beat North Carolina 41-24 in the Independence Bowl on Monday
La. (AP) - James Franklin's hard running and timely passing led
Missouri to an easy win in its final game as a member of the Big 12. It
also gives the Tigers plenty of hope heading into their new home in the
Flores earns 1,000th career point.
Mo—The Missouri Women’s Basketball team topped Memphis, 58-48 in a
heated contest on Thursday. Senior Christine Flores surpassed the 1,000
point mark, becoming the 30th Tiger to score over 1,000 career
points. The Tigers improved to 9-1 on the season with the
victory, continuing their four game win streak, as Memphis is now 9-3.
Prepare for Purple Aces
Mo.- The Missouri Women’s Basketball team hosts the Evansville Purple
Aces on Monday at 7 p.m. The game will be televised on the Mizzou
Breeze Past North Dakota, 69-52
start propels the Tigers to an easy win over the North Dakota Fighting
Mo. – The Missouri Tigers beat the North Dakota Fighting Sioux 69-52 on
Saturday (Dec. 10) in Mizzou Arena. The Tigers started the game on a
21-0 run, an advantage that never dropped below 12 points.
Squad Takes Intrasquad Title
Show off new skills at Black and Gold
Mo—The 2012 Missouri Gymnastics team came out strong at the annual
Black & Gold Intrasquad meet. The Gold team took the title,
the Black 164.475-163.150. Mary Burke came out on top in the All-Around
with a score of 39.300. Katelyn Trevino and Allie Heizelman also
competed all-around, scoring 38.750 and 38.650, respectively.
24-10 Over Kansas
scored 24 unanswered points after falling into a 10-0 hole, to pull
away in the second half for a 24-10 win over rival Kansas, Saturday at
Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.
close regular season against arch rival Kansas
the game that many Mizzou fans circle on their calendar before the
season starts, and it’s finally here – Mizzou vs. Kansas, the nation’s
2nd-most played rivalry and one of the most hotly-contested rivalries
in all of sport.
achieved bowl eligibility for the 7th-straight season (extending a
school-record streak) with a thrilling come-from-behind 31-27 win
Saturday in Columbia over Texas Tech.
Ink Two New Recruits
and Eubank to Join Gymnastics in 2013 Class
Mo. – The Missouri Gymnastics program proudly announces the addition of
two stellar gymnasts for the upcoming 2013 season. Head Coach Rob
Drass, with the help of recruiting coordinator John Figueroa, has
signed Blair Elmore and Miranda Eubank to national letters of intent.
Tigers Named to Academic Team
one of four teams with double-digit first team distinctions
Mo. - The Big 12 Conference has named 134 student-athletes to the 2011
Academic All-Big 12 Football team, the league office announced on
Thursday. Of those 134 student-athletes, 16 are members of the Missouri
Football team. The Tigers were one of four teams with double-digit
first team distinctions.
Named Doak Walker Semifinalist
Back One Of 10 Up For National Award
Texas – University of Missouri sophomore tailback Henry Josey
(Angleton, Texas) has been named one of 10 semifinalists for the 2011
Doak Walker Award, which is awarded annually by the PxCSMU Athletic
Forum Board of Directors, and goes to the nation’s top running back.
Welcomes Kelsy Landreth
Tiger to Join 2011-12 Team
Mo. – The University of Missouri Gymnastics program and Head Coach Rob
Drass are proud to announce the addition of Kelsy Landreth to the
2011-12 Mizzou Gymnastics team. Landreth will join the Tigers this
season from Show-Me Gymnastics in Columbia, Mo. where she trained under
- Texas Tech Week
Coach Gary Pinkel and the Mizzou football team
our football team right now, it’s about finishing the season. As I told
my team last Thursday, there has been a lot of ups and downs this
season. We’ve had a lot of close games, there has been an extraordinary
number of injuries and all those things that went down, but that’s not