KOMU Sports Stories
Tony Mitchell's Path from Missouri to North Texas
I drove five hours to Omaha to catch up with former MIssouri signee Tony Mitchell, considered a future top-five NBA Draft selection and one of the top high school prospects MU ever signed. After the NCAA ruled him ineligible at Missouri, he enrolled at North Texas. Before the opener of his sophomore season at Creighton, I sat down with him during his team's shoot-around. In addition to the television story, I wrote this web feature.
Braggin' Rights Preview and Recap
The annual Braggin' Rights game between Missouri and Illinois has produced a ton of classics over the past three decades. Before the game, I dug through our archives to revisit the past. After the game, I captured the hate of the rivalry from my seat on the baseline as a photographer.
Jeff Boschee's Return to Columbia
Former Kansas guard Jeff Boschee, often a target of verbal assault from Missouri's student section during his playing career, returned to Columbia as an assistant coach for Missouri Southern. Boschee and the students still do not quite get along!
Laurence Bowers' Return from Injury
Missouri forward Laurence Bowers missed the entire 2011-12 season with an ACL injury, but he scored 20 points in the first regular season game of his senior season.
Lightning Strikes in Missouri's Loss to Alabama
Hosting top-ranked Alabama in the pouring rain, Missouri falls behind 7-0 on the second play from scrimmage and never recovers in a 42-10 loss. Here's my recap of the blowout loss.