Posted 10:28 AM 7/26/2015 by Luke Slabaugh, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - The St. Louis Starz basketball club lived up to its name during the final weekend of the Show Me State Games. The team continued to make history this year, accomplishing its third run of five consecutive undefeated seasons at the games.
A total of three five-peats equals 15 (More)
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Posted 3:24 PM 7/22/2015 by Luke Slabaugh, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - Former Missouri Tigers basketball player DeMarre Carroll hosted his "Next Level" camp for kids Tuesday.
Carroll said this is his sixth camp he's put on for Columbia youth. He hosted it this year at Father Tolton Catholic High School, with the help of several Tolton coaches and (More)
Posted 3:04 PM 6/21/2015 by Chris Gothner and Berkeley Lovelace Jr., KOMU 8 Reporters
BOONE COUNTY - The Missouri State Highway Patrol confirms that two MU athletes, football player Harold Brantley and basketball player Madeleine Stock, are the victims involved in the single-car crash on Highway 63 Sunday afternoon.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the (More)
Posted 4:37 PM 6/9/2015 by Abby Rice, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - University of Missouri women's basketball incoming freshman Sophie Cunningham and Rock Bridge High School coach Jill Nagel were honored with the Kiwanis Club of Columbia Don Faurot Sportsperson of the Year Award on Tuesday.
"It's been amazing," Cunningham said. "We've done (More)
Posted 7:11 PM 5/6/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
OLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Incoming Mizzou women's basketball freshman and McDonalds All-American Sophie Cunningham was named to the 2015 USA Basketball Women's U19 World Championship Team Trials roster, as announced today by USA Basketball.
Trials to select the 12 members who will comprise (More)
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Posted 8:39 PM 4/30/2015 by The Associated Press
COLUMBIA (AP) - Asked how to raise attendance at sporting events, new Missouri athletic director Mack Rhoades said simply, "Win games."
"That's just human nature," Rhoades said. "People want to be associated with a winning program. They want to be associated with the next great thing."(More)
Posted 9:33 AM 4/25/2015 by The Associated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - When DeMarre Carroll is having one of those nights where the shots just won't fall, like Game 2 of the playoffs, he doesn't get down on himself.
He knows there's so many other ways he can help the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks, whether it's playing shutdown defense, banging for a (More)
Posted 3:44 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)
Posted 8:45 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)
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Posted 7:13 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 9:20 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 2:03 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)
Mizzou volleyball produced their highest team GPA in over a decade this past season and were once again honored by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) for their outstanding academics, as they received the 2014-15 AVCA Team Academic Award.
The University of Missouri Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is partnering with Sidearm Sports to roll out a new and improved online presence for www.MUTigers.com. Debuting July 31st, the new online home for Mizzou Athletics will feature a modern design and improved user interface with exciting new features that will benefit...
The Mizzou Department of Athletics will hold its 13th annual Football Fan Appreciation Day on Sunday, August 9, at Faurot Field/Memorial Stadium. Gates will open to the public at approximately 3:15 p.m., and the team and coaches will be on hand to sign autographs until 4:45 p.m. Admission to this...
Former Mizzou standout Molly Kreklow (Delano, Minn.) guided Team USA to a Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) World Grand Prix Championship and a perfect 5-0 record over the week-long event in Omaha, concluding on Sunday with a 3-0 win over China. Kreklow, the second Mizzou setter to play with the...
We caught up with former Mizzou guard Bailey Gee (2008-12), who is now working as a structural engineer in the Kansas City area.