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  • John Moseley Named Lincoln University Men's Basketball Coach

    John Moseley Named Lincoln University Men's Basketball Coach

    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.

    "We're committed to building a (More)

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  • Missouri Basketball Commit Namon Wright Gets Recognized

    Missouri Basketball Commit Namon Wright Gets Recognized

    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.

    Wright had an impressive year (More)

  • MU Basketball Dismisses Zach Price

    MU Basketball Dismisses Zach Price

    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)

  • Earnest Ross Files Restraining Order Against Teammate

    Earnest Ross Files Restraining Order Against Teammate

    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)

  • Upperclassmen Lead Huskies to NCAA Title

    Upperclassmen Lead Huskies to NCAA Title

    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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  • Missouri Basketball's Zach Price Arrested on Assault Charges

    Missouri Basketball's Zach Price Arrested on Assault Charges

    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)

  • Mizzou's Jordan Clarkson Declares Early for NBA Draft

    Mizzou's Jordan Clarkson Declares Early for NBA Draft

    Posted 10:48 AM 3/31/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - Junior guard Jordan Clarkson announced on Monday he will forgo his senior season at the University of Missouri to declare early for the 2014 NBA Draft. In an open letter to Mizzou fans (More)

  • Tigers Out of NIT with 71-63 Loss to Southern Mississippi

    Tigers Out of NIT with 71-63 Loss to Southern Mississippi

    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)

  • Hickman Boys Basketball Loses State Championship Game

    Hickman Boys Basketball Loses State Championship Game

    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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  • Rock Bridge Girls Basketball Wins State Championship

    Rock Bridge Girls Basketball Wins State Championship

    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)

  • After 100 Years, Kewpie Mascot's Origin Still Unclear

    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)

  • Friday, March 21: Local Scores

    Friday, March 21: Local Scores

    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

    NAIA Baseball
    William Woods 17, Harris-Stowe 11

    NCAA Softball
    Mizzou 11, Ball State 3

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  • W. Golf. Womens Golf Heads to SEC Championships

    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.

  • Baseball. Mizzou-MO State Postgame Notes

    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...

  • Baseball. Mizzou Baseball Falls at Missouri State

    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...

  • Track. Tigers Enter Mt. SAC Week at No. 23 in the Nation

    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...

  • W. Tennis. Mizzou Set to host 2014 SEC Women's Tennis Championship

    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.