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  • Rock Bridge wins fourth consecutive state title

    Rock Bridge wins fourth consecutive state title

    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)

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  • Blue Springs South defeats Park Hill South for state title

    Blue Springs South defeats Park Hill South for state title

    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)

  • Los Angeles Lakers sign Jabari Brown to second 10-day contract

    Los Angeles Lakers sign Jabari Brown to second 10-day contract

    Posted 8:39 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)

  • Missouri Valley upsets No. 4 seed in NAIA Championship first round

    Missouri Valley upsets No. 4 seed in NAIA Championship first round

    Posted 8:07 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)

  • Local Scores: Thursday, March 19

    Local Scores: Thursday, March 19

    Posted 8:01 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)

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  • Missouri basketball fans look for time off to watch March Madness

    Posted 2:03 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. 

    With (More)

  • Local Scores: Saturday, March 14

    Local Scores: Saturday, March 14

    Posted 1:30 PM 3/14/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are your local scores for Saturday, March 14.

    High School Boys Basketball:

    Blue Springs South: 56

    Nixa: 54

    High School Girls Basketball:

    Rock Bridge: 64

    Republic: 44

  • Local Scores: Friday, March 13

    Local Scores: Friday, March 13

    Posted 8:39 PM 3/13/2015

    MID-MISSOURI: Here are your local scores from around the area for Friday, MArch 13th, 2015. 

    High School Girls Basketball

    Boonville 63

    Buffalo 54

  • Local Scores: Thursday, March 12

    Local Scores: Thursday, March 12

    Posted 6:29 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)

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  • Mizzou men's basketball season ends vs. South Carolina

    Mizzou men's basketball season ends vs. South Carolina

    Posted 10:23 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)

  • Columbia College draws Our Lady of the Lake in NAIA National Championships

    Columbia College draws Our Lady of the Lake in NAIA National Championships

    Posted 8:19 PM 3/11/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The 15th-ranked Cougar men's basketball team will square off against No. 17 Our Lady of the Lake University (Texas) (24-5) in the first round of the 2015 NAIA National Championship. Columbia is making its fifth straight appearance at the national championship and 19th overall.

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  • Local Scores: Wednesday, March 11

    Local Scores: Wednesday, March 11

    Posted 6:43 PM 3/11/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    High School Boys' Basketball

    Class 5 Championship Bracket:

    Blue Springs South: 57

    Jefferson City: 42

    SLUH: 61

    Battle: 31

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