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)
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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)
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)
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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)
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.
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Posted 7:29 PM 3/12/2015 by Kylie Callura, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
MID-MISSOURI - Here are your local scores from around the area for Thursday, March 12, 2015:
Girls High School Basketball:
Naylor defeats Tuscumbia in the Class 1 semi-finals, 57-38.
Tuscumbia will play (More)
Posted 11:23 PM 3/11/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
NASHVILLE - The worst season in Mizzou men's basketball history since the 1966-1967 season is finally over as Mizzou dropped its opening game in the SEC Tournament to South Carolina 63-54 Wednesday night at Bridgestone Arena. Mizzou came within two points in the second half, but was unable to (More)
Mizzou tennis continued SEC action Sunday afternoon at Mizzou Tennis Complex against visiting No. 6 Georgia. The visiting Bulldogs trotted out five nationally ranked players in singles play, and proved to be too much for the Tigers.
AUSTIN, Tx. - Senior Jill Rushin defended her shot put title at the prestigious Texas Relays on Saturday (March 28), closing out what has been an exciting opening weekend for the Tigers' outdoor season. All in all, the teams depart the three meets in Texas and Tennessee with four personal...
Mizzou Softball walked-off on No. 8 Auburn with a 5-4 win in game two of its three-game series, as senior 1B Kelsea Roth (Yorba Linda, Calif.) hit a two-run game-ending home run to center field in the bottom of the eighth inning.
Concluding their most successful season in program history, the Mizzou men's swimming and diving team placed a school record 11th at the 2015 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships after tallying a program high 132.5 points in the meet. Missouri's previous bests stood at 14th-place, set in 2013, and 95...
No. 23 Mizzou baseball evened its series with top-ranked Texas A&M with a 3-2 win on Saturday afternoon (March 28) at Blue Bell Park. The win improves the Tigers to 20-8 and 6-2 in SEC play, matching their win totals both overall and in SEC play from a season ago...