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The Kansas City Royals are excited to announce the Inaugural Career Fair taking place inside the Diamond Club at Kauffman Stadium on Friday, April 29, 2011 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Looking for a job, internship, or a career change? Join the Kansas City Royals and other business leaders for a unique networking opportunity to connect with representatives from a variety of corporate businesses and organizations. Fees and Game Information: $13.00 Career Fair Registration. Cost includes admittance to the Career Fair and a ticket to the Royals vs. Twins Game at 7:10 p.m. on April 29, 2011. For more information on the Royals Career Fair please contact Laurie Ambroson at (816) 504-4390 or email laurie.ambroson@royals.com.

Sweeney, Figueroa Win Big 12 Honors

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The Big 12 Conference announced today the 2010-11 Big 12 Swimming and Diving postseason awards, and two Tigers were selected to receive postseason honors. Jamie Sweeney received the honor of Big 12 Women's Diving Coach of the Year for the first time, while freshman Loren Figueroa also nabbed her first Women's Diver of the Year honor for the conference.

Rise Finishes as National Runner-Up

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With one event left in the heptathlon at the 2011 Indoor NCAA Championships, senior Lars Rise (Trodheim, Norway) found himself in fourth place. Rise was sitting in the middle of a logjam - 62 points separated the second place and seventh place competitors. Rise ran a huge five-second personal-best of 2:40.92 for 863 points in the 1,000m run to jump over two competitors and finish the event as the national runner-up.

Soccer 5k this Sunday!

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3rd Annual Tiger Trot 5K Run/Walk Benefitting True North 9:00 A.M., Sunday April 17, 2011 at Memorial Stadium $25 per person or pledge a dollar amount per mile* (Donations also Accepted) A portion of the proceeds will benefit True North in Columbia, Mo. T-Shirts and Prizes for participants. Please contact Shaunna Daugherty @ daughertys@missouri.edu with any questions and for registration details and visit WeAreMizzouSoccer.com for further detail.

Six Tigers Earn Academic Awards

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Six Missouri Gymnasts have been honored by the Big 12 conference for their academic achievement over the past year. Five Tigers have been named to the 2011 Academic All-Big 12 first team and one to the second team. Juniors Mary Burke and Allie Heizelman earned first team honors along with sophomore teammates Sandra Ostad, Lauren Swankoski and Tori Howard. Senior Alex Gold was named to the All-Big 12 second team as well.

Bouchard Takes Bronze Twice at World Trials

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Dominique Bouchard posts lifetime best finish in first event of the competition, and qualifies for World Games in the 200 back. Bouchard qualified for the World University Games with her bronze medal finish in the 200 back Saturday. She finished the event in 2:10.30, just ahead of fellow Missouri swimmer Lauren Lavigna, who finished fourth in 2:10.80. Bouchard will represent Canada at the Games held in August. Lavigna also led off a relay with her club team, earning a gold medal and setting a new Canadian record.

Sophomore Jace Long claims second victory of the spring season

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Jace Long (Dixon, Mo.) led Missouri Golf to its third consecutive victory of the spring season as he shot a second-round 67 and an even-par 72 to win the 2011 Arkansas-Little Rock First Tee Classic on Tuesday afternoon in Little Rock, Ark. The 2011 First Tee Classic was played at the par-72, 7,326-yard Chenal Country Club. The victory was Long's second straight for Head Coach Mark Leroux's club. Long won the Jackrabbit Invitational on March 15 in Las Vegas.

Bradley Takes Third, Schavrien Sixth

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Junior Dom Bradley picked up two wins to secure third place while senior Todd Schavrien finished in sixth as the Tiger wrestling team wrapped up the 2011 NCAA Championships. Bradley is the second heavyweight All-American in program history, joining two-time honoree and National Champion Mark Ellis. Bradley finished the year with a 30-4 record. Schavrien finished 30-9 in his senior season, and wrapped up his career with an 86-44 record while earning his first ever All-America honors along the way.

Where Are They Now: Former Soccer Star Kat Tarr

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I guess any good blog starts off with the bloggers name and a little bit about them. My name is Katarina Tarr (Kat) and I am a University of Missouri Grad and a Mizzou Soccer Alum (2005-2008)! After I graduated and was done playing soccer, I decided to sign with a professional soccer team in Berlin, Germany named Tennis Borussia! So here I am, a tiger in Berlin, and let me say I am LOVING IT. The first couple of days were harsh, I had to get used to a nine hour time difference, but after a couple of looooong night sleeps and some AMAZING German tea, I was feeling new again. First practice with the team was so much fun. Some of the girls spoke a little, bit of English, but for the most part it was all German. I get to start my German classes soon, so I am very excited to learn a new language. I think the classes will be very important too, I need to at least learn soccer terms, the girl who plays next to me in defense knows "hello" in English and that’s about it!

After practice, my American roomie (Amanda) and I decided to go on a little adventure and walk the streets outside of out hotel room. We saw so many amazing buildings and even did a little bit of shopping in the "Das Schloss" which is a really big shopping center. Amanda and I are really excited to move into our new apartment next week (Germans call it a flat) and we even get a little German car and an S Bahn pass! (The S bahn is the above ground train that takes people all over Germany. The public transportation is absolutely amazing in Germany and the train is also nice to people watch!) After we went shopping Amanda and I decided to try a German restaurant. I ordered lamb with Kartoffels. Kartoffels are potatoes and they are almost as popular as the Wiener Schnnitzel and Brawtwurst and Currywurst (which I promised myself I will try very soon! After dinner we went to our room and passed out. I am so excited for the four months that await me in this beautiful country..and I am glad I get to share with my fellow tigers.

Till next time..MIZ-

Kat Tarr

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