Posted 3:48 PM 4/14/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
JEFFERSON CITY - John Moseley has been named as the next head men's basketball coach at Lincoln University.
A news conference was held by Lincoln University president Dr. Kevin Rome and athletic director Betty Kemna on Monday to announce the hiring.
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Posted 5:25 PM 4/10/2014 by Thomas Bradbury, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - A future Missouri Tiger received an honor Thursday. The 6-foot-5 shooting guard Namon Wright has been named a 2014 All-American by BallIslife.com.
He will compete in the publication's annual All-Star game on May 3 at Long Beach City College.
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Posted 2:00 PM 4/10/2014 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff
COLUMBIA - University of Missouri Basketball coach Frank Haith dismissed James Zach Price from the team Thursday.
Missouri Basketball guard Earnest Ross filed a restraining order April 2 against Price. In the restraining order, Ross wrote, "I feel threatened by this activity and violated. (More)
Posted 3:15 PM 4/9/2014 by Creighton Hayes, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - KOMU 8 News learned Wednesday that former Missouri Basketball guard Earnest Ross filed a restraining order April 2 against his former teammate, James Zach Price.
In the restraining order, Ross wrote, "I feel threatened by this activity and violated. He endangered my life and not (More)
Posted 10:43 PM 4/7/2014 by The Associated Press
ARLINGTON, Tx. (AP) - Connecticut's upperclassmen were too much for the kids of Kentucky.
Poised and experienced, UConn won its second national championship in four years, outlasting Kentucky and its stable of freshmen Monday night.
UConn (32-8) dominated early, withstood a big (More)
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Posted 10:31 AM 4/3/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer
COLUMBIA- The Columbia Police Department arrested Missouri basketball player James Zach Price, 20, early Thursday morning on suspicion of third degree assault and third degree domestic assault.
Columbia Police confirmed officers were dispatched to Heather Lane and Ash Street around (More)
Posted 7:46 AM 3/24/2014
COLUMBIA (AP) - Southern Mississippi guard Neil Watson scored 18 points to lead Southern Mississippi past Missouri 71-63 on Sunday.
Aaron Brown added 16 points for the third-seeded Golden Eagles (29-6), who have won eight of their past nine games and advance to play at No. 1 seed Minnesota (More)
Posted 10:49 PM 3/22/2014 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
COLUMBIA - The Hickman boys' basketball team fell to Christian Brothers College High School in the Class 5 State Championship Game by a score of 86-77 in overtime.
Hickman trailed most of the game, but the Kewpies managed to rally in the fourth quarter. Mason Murray capped off the rally (More)
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Posted 9:57 PM 3/22/2014 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
COLUMBIA - The Rock Bridge girls' basketball team took home its third consecutive Class 5 girls' basketball State Championship after beating the Lee's Summit North Broncos by a score of 62-45.
The Bruins got off to a hot start and never looked back. They took an early 12-4 lead to end the (More)
Posted 1:19 PM 3/22/2014 by Dan Molloy, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
COLUMBIA - In mid-Missouri, there are tons of Tigers, plenty of Panthers and a bunch of Bulldogs, but only one high school goes by the name "Kewpies." But even as Hickman High School celebrates the 100th anniversary of its iconic mascot, the origin of the nickname is still very much a folk (More)
Posted 7:39 PM 3/21/2014 by Morgan Dzakowic, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores for Friday, March 21.
High School Boys' Basketball
Republic 67, Helias 62
High School Baseball
Boonville 6, Hallsville 5
Fulton 16, Bloomfield 6
William Woods 17, Harris-Stowe 11
Mizzou 11, Ball State 3
Mizzou Women's Golf will head to Birmingham, Ala. for its second SEC Championship Tournament. The 2014 SEC Women's Golf Championships will be held at Greystone Golf & Country Club in Birmingham, Ala. Teams will play the par 71 Founders Course.
Notes - Junior Brett Peel earned his first start since Feb. 15 against McNeese St. Peel broke his hand in that game, missing the next 26 games.- Reigning SEC Player of the Week Eric Anderson started the game at first base, his first start at that position this season. He...
Mizzou baseball split its season series with in-state rival Missouri State as it fell to the Bears, 9-0, on Tuesday night (April 15) at Hammons Field. The Tigers allowed 15 hits as Missouri State tagged Mizzou starter Peter Fairbanks (Webster Groves, Mo.) for eight hits and five earned runs over...
The Tiger women are continuing to make historic moves in the National Rankings as they move up into the No. 23 spot in the nation, as released by the USTFCCCA (U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association) on Tuesday. This is the highest the Tigers have placed on...
Some of the nation's top women's tennis teams converge on Mizzou this weekend as the Tigers host the 2014 SEC Women's Tennis Championship April 16-20 at the Mizzou Tennis Complex.