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Mizzou softball program has bright future after breakthrough season

Fort Zumwalt West High's Julia Crenshaw, the top college softball prospect in the St. Louis area, is headed to an already strong Mizzou team.

COLUMBIA, Mo. — For several months last year, Mizzou Stadium served as a drive-thru COVID testing site, attracting long lines of cars that snaked through the parking lot outside the otherwise desolate softball facility, the Tigers’ season long-since shuttered because of the pandemic.

A year later, a different crowd returned. In a scene school officials surely hope returns this fall for football season, Missouri softball fans flocked to Mizzou Stadium over six May days for NCAA postseason action.