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Corona Virus Coverage - Columbia Missourian: Sports

Sports Articles

March 2020

3/11/2020 The season goes on for MU athletes, not so much for the fans

3/11/2020 PHOTO GALLERY: MU football practices continue despite campus concerns

3/12/2020 Coronavirus and its impact on sports both locally and across the country

3/12/2020 Missouri's season abruptly over as college basketball world shuts down

3/12/2020 NAIA cancellations affect Columbia College women's basketball

3/12/2020 Missouri baseball games, other sports, suspended until March 30

3/13/2020 Missouri baseball practices and games suspended until April 15

3/13/2020 Missouri softball among other sports suspended until April 15

3/13/2020 Latest SEC COVID-19 measures suspend all practices including spring football

3/14/2020 PHOTO GALLERY: COVID-19 limits crowd size, but Rock Bridge girls still pull out win

3/16/2020 MSHSAA cancels state basketball Final Four, keeping Rock Bridge girls from title shot

3/16/2020 Spring high school sports put on hold as CPS, Tolton close down for weeks

3/17/2020 Southeastern Conference cancels competition for remainder of 2019-20 athletic year

3/17/2020 High school baseball coaches react to delay of season in wake of school closures

3/17/2020 Missouri baseball season comes to an end with Coronavirus concerns

3/18/2020 SEC commissioner discusses impacts of COVID-19

3/18/2020 Cancellations could put further hurt on Missouri Athletics' bottom line

3/18/2020 MU softball's season comes to an end following COVID-19 concerns

3/24/2020 Olympic dreams put on hold: Former Missouri wrestler Dom Bradley reacts to Olympics postponement

3/24/2020 The Olympics wait gets longer for Missouri alum Karissa Schweizer

3/24/2020 COVID-19 delays local youth and recreational sports

3/24/2020 LOCAL BRIEFS: Missouri gymnastics' Hu earns postseason honors

3/25/2020 Cox gears up for new challenge amid Olympics chaos

3/25/2020 High school spring sports championships still a possibility

3/26/2020 Battle softball embraces video workouts amidst COVID-19 shutdown

3/31/2020 Missouri softball players granted extra year of eligibility, but questions remain

3/31/2020 Columbia College seniors don’t get final shot, leave historic legacy behind

3/31/2020 Missouri baseball players react to being granted an extra year of eligibility

April 2020

4/2/2020 Exact ramifications remain uncertain as Missouri athletics prepares for financial impact of COVID-19

4/3/2020 Ten Missouri games to revisit while sports are canceled

4/3/2020 SEC extends suspension of all in-person athletic activities

4/4/2020 For now, Show-Me State Games one of few summer sports events not put on pause

4/6/2020 LOCAL BRIEFS: MU softball's Jordan Weber named to All-Freshman Team

4/7/2020 NOTEBOOK: Martin talks offseason, transfers, 3-point shooting

4/8/2020 Columbia golf community reacts to absence of the Masters Tournament

4/10/2020 Nearly stranded in the U.S., Rice finds perspective with family on Canada's virus front lines

4/13/2020 Tigers miss out on grad transfer Turner; 5-star Christopher

4/16/2020 Lack of COVID-19 vaccine, other obstacles stand in the way of a college football season

4/17/2020 LOCAL BRIEFS: Former MU pitcher helped raise nearly $1M for child hunger relief

4/21/2020 Never deterred: Larson continues working for her goals during pandemic

4/23/2020 The pandemic plan: Tigers strength coach improvising at-home exercise in no-contact period

4/23/2020 Loss of pro day, individual workouts, may bring challenges in the NFL Draft

4/28/2020 Mizzou Athletics announces refund plan for football season ticket holders

4/29/2020 Kingsolver opens up on giving birth amid canceled softball season

May 2020

5/1/2020 LOCAL BRIEFS: Annual Stephens College athletics banquet canceled

5/5/2020 LOCAL BRIEF: Show-Me State Games currently planning to hold July events

5/6/2020 Missouri, SEC plan for possible summer return of athletics

5/6/2020 Special Olympics Missouri State Games to be held virtually this year

5/12/2020 LOCAL BRIEFS: Missouri Sports Hall of Fame Women's Sports Luncheon delayed again

5/13/2020 12 seniors will return to MU for extra year of eligibility

5/14/2020 Sterk, Choi speak on gradual return of MU athletics to campus

5/14/2020 Local Briefs: Special Olympics holds virtual torch run

5/22/2020 Sterk optimistic for football's fall return after NCAA's moratorium lift

5/22/2020 SEC to allow voluntary on-campus athletics workouts on June 8

5/24/2020 Stoppages, starts and successes: Columbia's collegiate eSports programs transition to remote competition

5/27/2020 Diamond Council youth baseball set to begin play despite COVID-19 resurgence

June 2020

6/4/2020 Missouri prepares for athletes to return to campus

6/5/2020 MU athletics employees take pay cuts, furloughs amid budget crisis

6/5/2020 Summer workouts start again for high school sports

6/6/2020 With student-athletes coming back to campus, what will change?

6/9/2020 Missouri athletics doesn't plan to publicly disclose new COVID-19 cases

6/17/2020 What will Missouri's offense look like after a pandemic-shortened offseason?

6/17/2020 Notebook: Rountree, Drinkwitz talk COVID protocols, T-shirts and more

6/18/2020 Missouri athletes asked to sign COVID-19 pledge

6/25/2020 MU athletics announces five positive COVID-19 tests

6/26/2020 With her eye on a future moon, Battle student wins world championship

6/30/2020 Pandemic-related travel bans pose challenges for MU teams

July 2020

7/8/2020 Missouri athletic department announces 10 total COVID-19 cases

7/28/2020 Wallace-Simms added to Jacksonville's Reserve/COVID-19 list

7/31/2020 MU's Martin on social justice, the pandemic and basketball

August 2020

8/2/2020 Pac-12 football players urge opt-out amid COVID-19 concerns

8/7/2020 SEC announces COVID procedure, will test semiweekly; masks required on sidelines

8/18/2020 SEC will require masks for all attending games in 2020

8/21/2020 SEC specifies cardiac evaluations, adds third weekly COVID-19 test to protocols

8/25/2020 Drinkwitz 'concerned' about crowded scenes in Columbia

8/28/2020 SEC updates stadium protocols for pandemic

September 2020

9/8/2020 Notebook: Missouri with four positive COVID-19 cases, 14 players in isolation

9/12/2020 Notebook: Missouri football with seven active COVID-19 cases

9/14/2020 Missouri soccer pushes back opener due to opponent's COVID-19 cases

9/14/2020 Missouri Athletics begins COVID-19 testing with third-party vendor

9/17/2020 Battle-Hickman football game canceled because of positive COVID-19 test

9/26/2020 Notebook: MU coach out because of COVID-19; Shearin opts out

9/26/2020 Group protests MU COVID policies ahead of Saturday game

9/30/2020 Missouri tennis match postponed due to COVID-19-related issues

October 2020

10/2/2020 Behind the scenes of MU's first pandemic-era road game

10/13/2020 Learning the COVID-19 way: local athletic programs navigate through changes

10/17/2020 Missouri football affected in wild week of COVID-19 in the SEC

November 2020

11/7/2020 Notebook: Rock Bridge cross country's season, marred by COVID, comes to a close

December 2020

12/8/2020 'Stay tuned': After chaotic fall, colleges hoping spring brings smoother sports season

January 2021

1/8/2021 MU-LSU postponed, team activities paused because of COVID issues

1/10/2021 COVID-19 issues shelve Missouri vs. Auburn hours before tipoff

1/11/2021 Missouri falls in AP, NET rankings as Tigers are on COVID-19 pause

1/13/2021 Missouri returns to basketball activities following COVID-19 issues

March 2021

3/14/2021 No plays to run: An oral history of COVID-19 in local sports, one year on

3/17/2021 MU to allow full Faurot Field capacity for 2021 season

April 2021

4/6/2021 NCAA shifts to predetermined sites for baseball, softball regionals

4/19/2021 COVID-19 cancels MU baseball's midweek game

June 2021

6/8/2021 Kessinger to return for Missouri softball next season

July 2021

7/8/2021 Sterk talks COVID-19, NIL and tickets in presser

7/21/2021 Hot Topics: Texas and Oklahoma and vaccines

7/22/2021 As some SEC coaches avoid vaccine talk, Drinkwitz takes a different stance

August 2021

8/7/2021 Daniel Boone Little League is making waves in national tournaments

8/9/2021 Braggin' Rights basketball game returns to St. Louis

8/30/2021 Games forfeited due to COVID-19 will count as losses in SEC

8/31/2021 Battle's week two game against Capital City off due to COVID

September 2021

9/3/2021 It takes a village, and a stadium: Memorial serves as more than football host in offseason

9/3/2021 Columbia swimmers excited for new season loosened COVID-19 restrictions

9/3/2021 Missouri, Central Michigan face off for first time as Memorial Stadium returns to full capacity