CBC High School hires new athletic director

Christian Brothers College High School has hired David Hill to replace Scott Brown as athletic director. Hill, an Orange County native, played college football at Penn State University under Joe Paterno. Continue reading

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Rams 2010 draft recap

Photo courtesy Jeff Roberson, Kansas City Star

Round 1, Pick 1 (1): QB Sam BRADFORD, Oklahoma

Round 2, Pick 1 (33): OT Rodger SAFFOLD, Indiana

Round 3, Pick 1 (65): CB Jerome MURPHY, South Florida

Round 4, Pick 1 (99): WR Mardy GILYARD, Cincinnati

Round 5, Pick 1 (132): TE Mike HOOMANAWANUI, Illinois

From Atlanta: Round 5, Pick 18 (149): DE Hall DAVIS, Louisiana-Lafayette

Round 6, Pick 1 (170): TE Fendi ONOBUN, Houston

From Atlanta: Round 6, Pick 20 (189): DE Eugene SIMS, West Texas A&M

From Washington: Round 7, Pick 4 (211): CB Marquis JOHNSON, Atlanta

From Atlanta: Round 7, Pick 19 (226): DE George SELVIE, South Florida

Compensatory Pick: Round 7, Pick 47 (254): ILB Josh HULL, Houston

Breakdown by Position: QB, OT, 2 CB, WR, 2 TE, 3 DE, ILB

MU’s Campus Tennis Team finishes 26th at Nationals

The Maneater published this article on April 23, 2010.

Graphic by Spencer Pearson

Mizzou’s Campus Tennis Team (USTA website photo) Front row (L-R): Corinne Walther, Ashley Bonine, Lily Masoumy Back row (L-R):Brian Murphy, Amish Dudeja, Ryan Wilkerson, Zach Merkle, Drew Brightfield, Douglas Brightfield

Missouri’s Campus Tennis team finished 26th out of 64 teams at the United States Tennis Association’s Tennis on Campus National Championships in Surprise, Arizona last weekend.

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Tigers’ rally comes up short against Oklahoma State

View from the pressbox at Taylor Stadium.

The Maneater published this blog post on April 18, 2010

The Missouri baseball team was unable to overcome an early eight-run deficit, falling to Oklahoma State 10-7 Saturday.

After MU freshman starting pitcher Eric Anderson and junior reliever Jeff Scardino were hit for 10 runs through a combined 4 2-3 innings of work, junior left handed reliever Zack Hardoin shut out Cowboys for the remainder of the game, allowing no runs on four hits.

“[Hardoin] did great, five zeroes,” coach Tim Jamieson said. “That gave us a chance to get back in the game. We had chances. That ball that [freshman right fielder] Dane [Opel] hit in the ninth got a catcher making that play over at third base. [He] made a great play. That ball gets by him, who knows what happens next?” Continue reading

MU club tennis competes at nationals

Graphic by Spencer Pearson

The Maneater published this article on April 16, 2010

Participating in the United States Tennis Association’s Tennis on Campus program, Missouri’s team finished second in the Missouri Valley Sectional Championship last March to earn an automatic bid to the USTA’s National Campus Championship in Surprise, Ariz., this week.

The USTA’s campus matches are dual matches. This format has teams play a series of both men’s and women’s singles and doubles matches before concluding with a mixed doubles game. Whoever wins the majority of those matches is the overall winner. Continue reading

Tiger golf takes third in Intercollegiate

William Harrold finished the COG Mizzou Intercollegiate at -2, just 3 shots behind the leader. Media guide photo

The Maneater published this article on April 16, 2010

The Missouri men’s golf team took third place with a final score of 291 at the Columbia Orthothopaedic Group Mizzou Intercollegiate on Tuesday, its final tournament of the regular season.

The Tigers entered the final round at The Club at Old Hawthorne at even par, five shots behind Kansas State. But they were unable to close the gap, finishing the round at 3-over par, 10 strokes behind first place Nebraska.

William Harrold, the only upperclassman on the team, pulled to within one shot of the overall leader late in the round. A bogie on 15 and three straight pars to close out the round put Harrold at 2-under for the tournament, three shots behind the leader.

“I played well,” Harrold said. “It was frustrating, (I) could have gotten a lot better than that on the back nine. I missed a couple little putts, but overall I shot well. I was pleased.”

After running his score up to 4-over par through six holes, sophomore Chris Johnson, who entered the day at even par, scored an eagle followed by two birdies on holes 8-10 to finish the round at even par.

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