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  • Former Missouri Tigers Team Up in Motown

    Former Missouri Tigers Team Up in Motown

    Posted 7:25 PM 3/4/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    DETROIT- Tiger stripes must be a tough pattern to get sick of for Max Scherzer and Ian Kinsler.  The former Missouri baseball stars will be first year Detroit Tiger teammates this season in the Major Leagues.

    Kinsler, a three-time All Star second baseman,was drafted by the Texas (More)

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  • Friday, February 28: Local Scores

    Friday, February 28: Local Scores

    Posted 7:11 PM 2/28/2014 by Morgan Dzakowic, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores for Friday, February 28:

    High School Girls' BasketballNew Bloomfield 55, Russellville 33 Hermann 55, North Callaway 41 

    High School Boys' BasketballHickman 96 (More)

  • Royals Begin Spring Training Looking to Make Playoffs

    Royals Begin Spring Training Looking to Make Playoffs

    Posted 4:23 PM 2/27/2014 by Thomas Bradbury, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    SURPRISE, Ariz. - Coming off their best season in two decades, The Kansas City Royals will begin their 2014 campaign, hoping to reach the playoffs for the first time since they won the World Series all the way back in 1985. The team began spring training Thursday in Surprise, Arizona.

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  • Baseball's Beer Looks to Enshrine Opening Day

    Baseball's Beer Looks to Enshrine Opening Day

    Posted 12:51 PM 2/25/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Baseball's official beer wants to turn what is already a cause for celebration among fans into a national holiday.

    A new Budweiser promotion seeks to collect 100,000 online signatures on a White House petition to declare the start of Major League Baseball a day of national (More)

  • Wacha's Workload Not a Concern for Cardinals

    Wacha's Workload Not a Concern for Cardinals

    Posted 5:07 PM 2/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- The Cardinals are not putting a limit on the workload for young pitching star Michael Wacha.

    Pitching coach Derek Lilliquist says there's no reason to. Wacha pitched 170 innings last year and his coach says he could be a 200-inning guy this year. Wacha's readiness (More)

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  • Friday, February 21: Local Scores

    Friday, February 21: Local Scores

    Posted 9:19 PM 2/21/2014 by Morgan Dzakowic, KOMU 8 Digital Sports Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores for Friday, February 21:

     

    High School Girls' Basketball

    Hallsville 59, Harrisburg 50

    North Callaway 56, Van-Far 20

    Fulton 45, Kirksville 47

     

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  • Central Methodist Baseball Opens Joplin Invite with Two Wins

    Central Methodist Baseball Opens Joplin Invite with Two Wins

    Posted 8:45 PM 2/21/2014 by Morgan Dzakowic, KOMU 8 Digital Sports Producer

    JOPLIN, Mo. - The Central Methodist Baseball team opened the Joplin Invitational at Joe Becker Stadium with two wins on Friday.  CMU evened its record to 3-3 after defeating Viterbo (Wis.) 5-4 and Clarke (Iowa) 16-7.

    The Eagles started out with a 3-1 lead over Viterbo (0-1) through (More)

  • Royals Sign Seven Players to One Year Deals for 2014

    Royals Sign Seven Players to One Year Deals for 2014

    Posted 2:28 PM 2/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) - The Royals have agreed to terms with seven players not yet eligible for arbitration on major league contracts, including third basemen Mike Moustakas and Danny Valencia.

    Kansas City also agreed Friday to deals with left-hander Justin Marks, right-handers Louis (More)

  • Saturday, February 15: Local Scores

    Saturday, February 15: Local Scores

    Posted 7:17 PM 2/15/2014 by Morgan Dzakowic, KOMU 8 Digital Sports Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are the local scores for Saturday, February 15.

     

    High School Boys' Basketball

    North Callaway 49, Tipton 47

    California 79, Pilot Grove 61

    Rock Bridge 73, Jefferson City 72

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  • Friday, February 14: Local Scores

    Friday, February 14: Local Scores

    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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  • Royals Start Spring Optimistic about Playoffs

    Royals Start Spring Optimistic about Playoffs

    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.

    "The Royals' (More)

  • St. Louis Cardinals Spring Training Preview

    St. Louis Cardinals Spring Training Preview

    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.

    The (More)

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  • W. Golf. Women's Golf Off to Strong Start at SEC Championship

    Mizzou Women's Golf is holding a strong position after the first round of play at the 2014 SEC Women's Golf Championship. The Tigers sit eighth overall with a score 15-over par. Junior Alina Rogers, redshirt sophomore Michelle Butler and freshman Jess Meek lead the team, tied for 21st overall after...

  • Softball. Game Notes - Doubleheader vs. Ole Miss (April 19)

    The Tigers are now 9-3 in doubleheaders this season and 23-5 on days with multiple games. Mackenzie Sykes recorded her 48th RBI of the season, needing just four more RBI to reach tenth in the single-season program record book.

  • Track. Distance Squad has Record Performances on West Coast

    Day two in California saw the mid-distance and distance groups split between two of the weekend's premier meets, the Mt. SAC Relays and Bryan Clay Invitational. As the teams prepare to enter their final day of competition on the west coast on Saturday, they have already accrued nine personal record...

  • Softball. No. 13 Mizzou Softball Gets Friday Doubleheader Sweep of Ole Miss

    Clutch pitching and a seventh-inning rally propelled No. 13 Mizzou Softball to a 5-3 win over Southeastern Conference foe Ole Miss in Game One of the doubleheader on Friday at University Field.

  • Baseball. Mizzou 2, MSU 3 (11)

    Mizzou -, No. 22 Mississippi State - April 18, 2014 Notes Redshirt senior OF Eric Anderson lined a leadoff double to center in the bottom of the first. It was the 17th time in 26 games he has reached base safely in the first inning since moving to the leadoff...