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  • 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)

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  • 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

  • Missouri Defeats Davidson to Advance in NIT

    Missouri Defeats Davidson to Advance in NIT

    Posted 8:58 PM 3/18/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The shorthanded Missouri Tigers battled back from 13 points down to defeat the Davidson Wildcats 85-77 in the first round of the National Invitational Tournament (NIT) Tuesday at Mizzou Arena.

    The Tigers entered the matchup against Davidson with only seven scholarship players (More)

  • Women Tigers Headed to Creighton In WNIT

    Women Tigers Headed to Creighton In WNIT

    Posted 10:37 PM 3/17/2014 by James Packard, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri Women's Basketball team will travel to Creighton University Thursday evening in the WNIT.

    The Missouri Women have not played in nearly two weeks since losing to Mississippi State in the opening round of the SEC Tournament on March 5. This is the second year in a row the Tigers have made the WNIT. They enter with a record of 17-13. The Women's NIT field includes 64 teams.

  • Missouri Will Face No. 7 Davidson in Opening Round of NIT

    Missouri Will Face No. 7 Davidson in Opening Round of NIT

    Posted 7:55 PM 3/16/2014 by Phil Bergman, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - After not making the NCAA tournament for the first time in six years, the Missouri Tigers were selected as a No. 2 seed in the National Invitational Tournament (NIT). 

    The Tigers first game will be this Tuesday against No. 7 Davidson at Mizzou Arena at 8 p.m. The game will (More)

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  • Saturday, March 15: Local Scores

    Saturday, March 15: Local Scores

    Posted 10:43 PM 3/15/2014 by Jacob Kornhauser, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from Saturday, March 15.

    Girls' High School Basketball

    Rock Bridge 73, Parkview 36

     

    Boys' High School Basketball

    Sacred Heart 61, Iberia 46 (Class-2 State Title)

    Hickman 57, Willard 54

    Dexter 75, Battle 31

    Helias 63, Normandy 57

  • Missouri Falls to No.1 Florida in Quarterfinals of SEC Tournament

    Missouri Falls to No.1 Florida in Quarterfinals of SEC Tournament

    Posted 3:43 PM 3/14/2014 by Morgan Uber, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    ATLANTA - Missouri basketball went up against No. 1 Florida Friday afternoon in Atlanta in the quarterfinals of the Southeastern Conference but could not keep up with the Gators' offense. The Tigers fell to Florida 72-49.

    Missouri kept the game tied 29-29 at halftime. The Tigers still had (More)

  • Double OT Win Keeps MU Basketball NCAA Tournament Hopes Alive

    Double OT Win Keeps MU Basketball NCAA Tournament Hopes Alive

    Posted 3:12 PM 3/13/2014 by Thomas Bradbury, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    ATLANTA - Missouri keeps its NCAA tournament hopes alive as it beat Texas A&M 91-83 in Double Overtime Thursday. The Tigers were led by Jabari Brown. He finished the game with 26 points off of 14 of 18 on free-throw shooting. Missouri hopes to keep its streak of NCAA tournament appearances (More)

  • SEC Men's Basketball Tournament TV Affiliates Announced

    SEC Men's Basketball Tournament TV Affiliates Announced

    Posted 2:41 PM 3/12/2014 by Creighton Hayes, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri Men's Basketball team travels to Atlanta this week to play the Texas A&M Aggies in the second round of the 2014 SEC Tournament. 

    Missouri needs to make a deep run in the tournament in order to make a sixth straight trip to the "Big Dance". To do this, the (More)

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  • Criswell to Miss SEC Tournament, Owes Thousands in Late Rent

    Criswell to Miss SEC Tournament, Owes Thousands in Late Rent

    Posted 4:42 PM 3/10/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA -- Missouri Basketball Head Coach Frank Haith announced Monday that senior forward Tony Criswell will not travel to the SEC Tournament in Atlanta this week with the team. Haith said Criswell, "needs to get things taken care of at home."

    Since then, KOMU 8 News has learned Criswell (More)

  • Saturday, March 8: Local Scores

    Saturday, March 8: Local Scores

    Posted 9:56 PM 3/8/2014 by Jacob Kornhauser, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from around the area on Saturday, March 8.

     

    Girls' High School Basketball

    Rock Bridge 60, Hickman 25

     

  • Missouri Basketball Falls to Tennessee 72-45

    Missouri Basketball Falls to Tennessee 72-45

    Posted 5:12 PM 3/8/2014 by Luke Slabaugh, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - The Missouri Tigers lost to the Tennessee Volunteers today 72-45 to finish regular season play. The Tigers fell to 21-10 overall and 9-9 in SEC play. 

    Jordan Clarkson scored 13 points to lead the Tigers on offense. Wes Clark and Jabari Brown each contributed eight (More)

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  • Track. Distance Squad has Record Performances on West Coast

    Day two in California saw the mid-distance and distance groups split between two of the weekend's premier meets, the Mt. SAC Relays and Bryan Clay Invitational. As the teams prepare to enter their final day of competition on the west coast on Saturday, they have already accrued nine personal record...

  • Softball. No. 13 Mizzou Softball Gets Friday Doubleheader Sweep of Ole Miss

    Clutch pitching and a seventh-inning rally propelled No. 13 Mizzou Softball to a 5-3 win over Southeastern Conference foe Ole Miss in Game One of the doubleheader on Friday at University Field.

  • Baseball. Mizzou 2, MSU 3 (11)

    Mizzou -, No. 22 Mississippi State - April 18, 2014 Notes Redshirt senior OF Eric Anderson lined a leadoff double to center in the bottom of the first. It was the 17th time in 26 games he has reached base safely in the first inning since moving to the leadoff...

  • Baseball. Tigers Fall to No. 22 MSU in Extras, 3-2

    Keaton Steele (St. Joseph, Mo.) was strong in relief on Friday (April 18) night, striking out seven batters in four innings but surrendering the winning run in the top of the 11th inning as Mizzou (17-19, 6-10) fell to No. 22 Mississippi State (24-15, 8-8) 3-2 at Taylor Stadium. Brett...

  • W. Tennis. Mizzou Tennis Adds Brianna Lashway to Program

    University of Missouri Head Tennis Coach Sasha Schmid announced on Friday the addition of Brianna Lashway (Bradenton, Fla.) to the program for the 2014-15 season. Lashway signed a National Letter of Intent to attend the University and compete for the Tigers.