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How does the BLM movement effect local residents?

November 1, 2020

Ever since the death of George Floyd on May 25th of this year, the BLM movement has taken the world by storm and has helped bring awareness to a glaring issue in this country: police brutality and the...

COVID-19 affects sports

Coronavirus puts a halt to the sports world and leaves fans empty
March 18, 2020

It’s safe to say that the coronavirus has sent the word into mass panic. After all, it’s been a while since the CDC has issued a pandemic among the American population. Not only has the virus affected...

Xavier Pinson shows excellence on the court

Pinson sparks recent success for Missouri
February 27, 2020

Mizzou basketball has had a season full of rollercoasters and ups and downs. Early in the year, Mizzou showed their fierce defensive play during the non-conference schedule and looked like a contender...

Who is McGregor’s next challenger?

Connor McGregor beats Cerrone, but who's next?
February 25, 2020

The notorious one is back. In 2018 at UFC 229, many fans watched Conor McGregor fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov, in a grudge match that brought in outrageous numbers in terms of pay-per-view buys for...

Battle falls short in Norm Stewart Classic

Battle suffers heartbreaking loss to Raytown South, 60-59
December 10, 2019

On Saturday night the boy’s basketball team played in front of a rowdy crowd at Mizzou Arena against Raytown South. This was the first time the Norm Stewart Classic was held at Mizzou Arena, as it was...

Justified or not justified?

Barry Odom fired after going 6-6. Was it the right decision?
December 10, 2019

It’s safe to say that the Barry Odom tenure at Missouri was a rocky rollercoaster. Odom has been with the football program to some extent for 20 years, whether a defensive coordinator or head coach and...

Missouri Basketball Preview

Missouri looks to improve upon disappointing 2018 season
November 12, 2019

Year three of the Cuonzo Martin era for the Missouri basketball program is quickly approaching. Mizzou is looking to improve upon a very disappointing 15-17 record from the 2018 campaign that was plagued...

Is Barry Odom’s time at Missouri coming to a close?

November 4, 2019

For about 2 decades, The University of Missouri has made a well-respected name for themselves in college football and in large part, you can thank former Head Coach Gary Pinkel because of that. Gary Pinkel...

QB Success Continues

New Quarterback Harrison Keller Takes Over
October 25, 2019

  Throughout the six-year tenure of the storied football program, the quarterback position has always been secured by great quarterbacks throughout the years, such as Brevinn Tyler, who is now...

Battle basketball preview

Battle looks to have best year in school history
October 1, 2019

As fall sports season begins, that means that winter sports are coming right around the corner. The hardwood will soon be put to use, as the boy's basketball team looks to build upon an impressive 20-8...

Missouri Looks For First Win Over South Carolina Since 2015

September 18, 2019

The Mayor’s Cup: ever since Missouri entered the Southeastern Conference (SEC) in 2012, South Carolina has always played Missouri tough. It seems no matter what each team’s resume looks like, when...

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