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Tough-Talking Tiger

Photo by L.G. Patterson Mizzou football went 4-8 in 2016. You probably knew that. Head coach Barry Odom certainly remembers. “When you [only] win four games, guys, believe me, it hurts your soul,” Odom told reporters at SEC Media Days in Hoover, Alabama. But the 2016 season did end on a high note. The Tigers […]

All in the Family

Photos Courtesy of Mizzou Athletics Major college athletes basically have a second family. They often spend more time with their teammates and coaches than their actual relatives, especially during the season. University of Missouri women’s basketball has taken the family thing to another level. The Tigers were the only team in the country during the […]

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Picnic Perfect Wraps

Fall is filled with tailgates, cycling, hikes and more. And wraps are the perfect pick for all your outdoor activities. Grilled Chicken, Avocado and Veggie Wrap with Roasted Red Pepper and Lime Spread 2 large limes (or 3 small ones) 1 cup of roasted red peppers 1 cup sour cream 1 cup good mayonnaise 5 […]

Tigers

Tough-Talking Tiger

Photo by L.G. Patterson Mizzou football went 4-8 in 2016. You probably knew that. Head coach Barry Odom certainly remembers. “When you [only] win four games, guys, believe me, it hurts your soul,” Odom told reporters at SEC Media Days in Hoover, Alabama. But the 2016 season did end on a high note. The Tigers […]

College

Net Gains

It is not very often a college coach — or any coach for that matter — is asked to write something on their own. We see many articles in the daily sports section about coaches and their athletic programs. They always come from the minds and talents of the individual writer. When asked to take […]

trail

Trail Time

What is trail running? For me, if the surface is not paved, I’m trail running. Rocky, narrow singletrack through the forest, a grassy mowed path through the prairie or a crushed limestone bike trail along the Missouri River all add to the diversity of trail running experiences. There are many things I love about trail […]

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Show-Me State Fun

Your heart races. Your palms sweat. You feel a sudden surge of adrenaline. There’s nothing quite like the rush you get from an amusement park attraction! And our great state recently added some nearby new options that are sure to thrill you. Face Amusements opened two new Branson-area attractions. The “Branson Coaster,” a double-alpine coaster […]

astronomy

Beyond the Eclipse

It was hailed as “possibly the most impressive 2 and a half minutes of your life.” Do you think the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 lived up to all the hype? Dr. Angela Speck, professor of astrophysics and director of astronomy, astrophysics and general relativity at the University of Missouri, gave dozens of talks […]

Mizzou

Pigskin Preview

Photos by L.G. Patterson On Sept. 2, black-and-gold clad fans will fill the old bowl at the southern end of campus, Truman the Tiger will spin his tail and Marching Mizzou will play those old familiar tunes. The Missouri Tigers will dash out onto the turf to the roar of the crowd and the firing […]

CoMo Moves

photos by L.G. Patterson Aerial Arts The setup for an aerial arts class looks more like a circus performance than a gym scene. No weights, no equipment, just long streams of silk fabric cascading from the ceiling. But it would be wrong to say that it’s one or the other, says CoMO aerial arts member […]