Posted 4:44 PM 4/8/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
FAYETTE - Central Methodist University's men's basketball team added a big presence in the low post with the signing of 6'7" center Jasmin Biberovikj Wednesday.
Biberovikj, a native of Bitola, Macedonia, played the last two seasons at Danville Area Community College in Illinois following a (More)
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Posted 9:45 AM 4/8/2015 by The Associated Press
COLUMBIA (AP) - The University of Missouri has confirmed sophomore forward Johnathan Williams III and junior guard Deuce Bello are transferring.
The school said in a release Tuesday that Bello intended to graduate this spring and transfer to pursue graduate studies at another institution. (More)
Posted 8:13 PM 4/1/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - The Cougar men's basketball team checked in at No. 18 in Wednesday's release of the NAIA Division I Men's Basketball Coaches' Postseason Top 25 poll. National Champion Dalton State claimed the top spot in the rankings, followed by Talladega, national runner-up Westmont, Hope (More)
Posted 10:20 AM 3/23/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff
MANHATTAN, Kansas - Missouri women's basketball senior Morgan Eye helped lead the team to a 67-48 win over former Big 12 conference foe Kansas State on Sunday. The Tigers will now advance to the third round of the WNIT.
Eye recorded nine three-pointers in Sunday's game, tying the record (More)
Posted 3:03 PM 3/22/2015 by Nick Komisar, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - While sports bars and pubs see an increase in business during March Madness, not all restaurants thrive during this exciting time of year.
One local restaurant owner, who asked to not be named due to protecting her business, said her sales cut nearly in half on nights when (More)
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Posted 9:57 AM 3/22/2015 by The Associated Press
COLUMBIA (AP) - Sophie Cunningham scored 13 points and Cierra Porter added 12 to lead Rock Bridge to its fourth consecutive state title on Saturday, beating Liberty 49-35 in the Class 5 championship game.
The seniors and Missouri signees helped Rock Bridge (24-7) capture its fourth (More)
Posted 9:53 AM 3/22/2015 by The Associated Press
COLUMBIA (AP) - Brandon Kilgore scored 23 points to help Blue Springs South defeat Park Hill South 71-57 in the Class 5 boys championship game on Saturday.
Missouri signee Kevin Puryear and KJ Robinson each added 15 points for Blue Springs South (29-2), which won in its first-ever title (More)
Posted 9:39 AM 3/22/2015 by The Associated Press
EL SEGUNDO, California (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers have signed guard Jabari Brown to a second 10-day contract.
The Lakers announced the move Saturday.
Brown is averaging 7.0 points per game while hitting nearly 58 percent of his shots in four appearances with the Lakers, who (More)
Posted 9:07 PM 3/19/2015 by Kylie Callura, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
KANSAS CITY - In the first round of the NAIA Division I Mens Basketball National Championship, Missouri Valley defeated No. 4 seed Freed-Hardeman of Tennessee in overtime, 71-69.
Freed-Hardeman (28-4) took the game to overtime on a three point shot made by senior guard Ben Meis with nine (More)
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Posted 9:01 PM 3/19/2015 by Kylie Callura, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
MID-MISSOURI - Here are your local scores from around the area for Thursday, March 19, 2015:
Mens College Basketball:
Missouri Valley defeats Freed-Hardeman in OT the first round of the NAIA Division I Mens Basketball (More)
Posted 3:03 PM 3/19/2015 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - Employers throughout the United States every year may see work productivity slip just a bit in late March, and mid-Missouri is no different.
Thursday marked the start of the round of 64 for March Madness, college basketball's annual men's Division I tournament.
The Mizzou soccer team scored three second half goals to conclude its spring season with a 4-1 victory over Northern Iowa Saturday morning at Walton Stadium. Kaitlyn Clark, Savannah Trujillo, Jessica Johnson and Alli Magaletta all scored for the home squad to propel the team to the win.
Saturday's Mizzou soccer spring match against Northern Iowa has been moved up to 9 a.m. at Walton Stadium. Admission to the contest is free.
No. 18 Mizzou Baseball (25-13, 11-6) defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide (19-17, 6-10), 4-3, on Friday (April 17) night in front of a season-best Friday night crowd of 1,763.Junior righty Reggie McClain (Duluth, Ga.) pitched his longest outing in four games, going 8.2 innings while surrendering just one earned run...
No. 20 Mizzou Softball jumped out to a big lead early and cruised to a 9-0 series-opening victory over Arkansas in five innings on Friday night. The Tigers batted around and manufactured six runs in the first inning.
Due to expected inclement weather, No. 18 Mizzou baseball has rescheduled Sunday's series finale against Alabama and will now play a doubleheader on Saturday (April 18), beginning at noon. The doubleheader will feature two nine-inning contests to conclude the weekend series.