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)
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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)
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)
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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)
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)
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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)
Posted 8:57 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 8:53 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)
A trio of current and former Mizzou volleyball players were once again in action this past weekend, as Molly Kreklow, Carly Kan, and Paola Ampudia each continued international play for their respective teams.
Mizzou Men’s Golf sophomore Luigi Botta will swing his clubs for Italy at the World University Games from Wednesday, July 8 - Saturday, July 11.
Former Mizzou baseball standout Ryan Lollis was called up to Major League Baseball’s San Francisco Giants on Friday (July 3). Lollis, a 37th-round pick by the Giants in 2009, was a standout for the Tigers for four seasons. He was a 2008 All-Big 12 honorable mention selection and helped Mizzou...
Mizzou women’s golf head coach Stephanie Priesmeyer announced the fall 2015 schedule on Thursday. The Tigers will compete in five total tournaments across the country during the fall season and will take on some of the top programs nationally.
Former Mizzou volleyball All-American Paola Ampudia has continued outstanding success in her professional career, as she recently helped lead the Colombian National Team to a 3-0 win over Kenya at the FIVB World Grand Prix.