Posted 10:33 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)
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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)
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)
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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.
No. 15 Mizzou Softball (35-11, 13-8) fell to the No. 3 LSU Tigers (42-8, 14-7) in the series finale on Monday (April 27) night, 9-0 in five inning. LSU used five runs in the third inning and four runs in the fifth inning to avoid the Mizzou sweep.
Mizzou and Missouri State have met 49 times over the years, with the Bears holding a slight 25-24 lead. The two teams split the two meetings a season ago, both winning at home. MSU took game one of the series last week in Columbia, 9-8, as Mizzou squandered a...
Freshman LHP Paige Lowary was named SEC Co-Freshman of the Week as announced by the conference on April 27. Lowary was lights out in four appearances last week as Mizzou picked up four more wins and extended its current winning streak to 10 games.
Mizzou Softball's hot hitting streak did not stop on Saturday (April 26) as the Black & Gold scored 10 runs on seven hits to run-rule No. 3 LSU, 10-2, and clinch the weekend series.
No. 14 Mizzou baseball dropped its series finale at No. 8 Vanderbilt on Sunday (April 26) at Hawkins Field. Vanderbilt scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to rally past the Tigers, who stranded eight men on base and squandered a great outing from junior right Peter...