Posted 8:04 PM 2/14/2014 by Morgan Dzakowic, KOMU 8 Digital Sports Producer
MID-MISSOURI - Here are the local scores for Friday, February 14.
High School Girls' Basketball
Boonville 63, Kirksville 54
High School Boys' Basketball
Boonville 75, Marshall 64
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Posted 3:44 PM 2/14/2014 by The Associated Press
SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) - Starting pitcher James Shields entered Royals camp on Friday wearing a shirt with the word "propaganda" on the front.
The Royals begin spring training with hopes of ending a 29-year-old playoff drought since winning the 1985 World Series.
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Posted 6:56 PM 2/11/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
JUPITER, FLA - The St. Louis Cardinals will officially commence 2014 Spring Training operations when pitchers and catchers report Wednesday. The team's first official workout will come the following day. Position players are not required to report until February 17.
Posted 8:12 PM 2/8/2014 by Jacob Kornhauser, KOMU 8 Digital Sports Producer
KANSAS CITY - Since taking over as the senior vice president of baseball operations/general manager of the Royals in 2006, Dayton Moore has never had a player's contract decided by an arbitration hearing. That could change in the next couple of weeks.
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Posted 2:28 PM 2/7/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Royals have added former first baseman Mike Sweeney to their front office, giving him the title of special assistant to baseball operations.
Sweeney was a five-time All-Star for the Royals, and arguably their most popular player from 1995-2007. He was a career (More)
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Posted 3:34 PM 2/1/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Royals have announced the signing of veteran pitcher Bruce Chen to a $4.25 million, one-year deal on Saturday that includes a mutual option for the 2015 season.
The sides reached an agreement Thursday but had to wait to announce it until Chen passed a physical. He'll (More)
Posted 4:45 PM 1/31/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Royals ace James Shields says he is open to discussing a contract extension that would keep him in Kansas City past the end of this season, when he is eligible for free agency.
That news should make fans, already flying high over a strong finish a year ago, feel even (More)
Posted 1:01 PM 1/30/2014 by Thomas Bradbury, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - Lance Berkman, the six time MLB All-Star, has decided to retire. The 37-year-old, played 15 seasons, including two with the St. Louis Cardinals from 2011-2012.
Berkman helped lead the Cardinals to a World Series victory in 2011, a year where he also received recognition as NL (More)
Posted 9:14 PM 1/23/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Reliever Jon Rauch agreed Thursday to a minor league contract and will report to the major league spring training camp.
Rauch was just 1-2 with a 7.56 ERA in 15 appearances for the Marlins last season, but the 35-year-old right-hander was 3-7 with a respectable 3.59 ERA (More)
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Posted 7:53 PM 1/19/2014 by Brent Pearson, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
MEXICO - At 22-years-old, St. Louis Cardinals' pitcher Michael Wacha has already played in the majors, the World Series and earned the National League Championship Series MVP award.
Wacha finished the 2013 regular season with 4-1 record posting a 2.78 ERA with 65 strikeouts. He appeared in (More)
Posted 3:39 PM 1/17/2014 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA, MO - The University of Missouri Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame has announced their 2013 class. This year's inductees include Aaron Crow, Dan Pippin, John Putnam and Ashley Wysong.
Crow, currently a pitcher for the Kansas City Royals, was a former Roger Clemens Award (More)
Posted 10:15 AM 1/17/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer
COLUMBIA - The St. Louis Cardinals launched their annual caravan tour across the region on Friday with stops scheduled in Missouri, Illinois, Tennessee and Arkansas. For fans in mid-Missouri, a group of current and former Cardinal pitchers will be making four stops in two days. Those players (More)
Missouri Basketball will open Southeastern Conference Tournament action on Thursday at Noon CT against Texas A&M at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.
After a full day of wrestling at the 2014 MAC Championships, the ninth-ranked Missouri Tigers sit in second place with 89.5 team points. Northern Iowa leads all nine MAC programs with 97 points, with Ohio holding the third spot with 81 points.
Saturday, March 8, 2014 Missouri vs. Southern Miss Kendall Keeton and Dillon Everett both reached base in the first inning, extending their team-best on base streaks of 12 and 11 games, respectively.
Mizzou baseball (6-6) took a 5-0 lead through two innings and held on to win by a 6-4 final over Southern Mississippi (6-9) Saturday afternoon (March 8) at Taylor Stadium. The Tigers took advantage of five walks through the game's first two frames, sealing a series victory. John Miles (Columbia,...
Jordan Clarkson had 13 points for Missouri (21-10, 9-9), but the Tigers fell to Tennessee on Saturday.