Posted 1:52 PM 3/11/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - The American Midwest Conference released its 2014-15 men's basketball awards Wednesday and four Columbia College Cougars were recognized.
Both senior forward Tanner Sutton and junior guard Zach Rockers, were selected for AMC first-team All-Conference honors. Sutton is shooting (More)
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Posted 7:33 PM 3/10/2015 by The Associated Press
EL SEGUNDO, California (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers have signed guard Jabari Brown to a 10-day contract.
Brown was called up from the D-Fenders, the Lakers' D-League team. He led the league with 24.4 points, along with 4.1 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 39 games.
Brown was a college (More)
Posted 3:44 PM 3/10/2015 by Genevieve Reaume, KOMU 8 Sports
COLUMBIA - There's a certain "S" word the lady Pirates keep out of their vocabulary.
"We do not say the "S" word," Morgan Imoff, a senior, said. "Which is the tournament at the end of the year."
There's just one game in between the Boonville girls basketball team getting to the (More)
Posted 1:36 PM 3/8/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
BATESVILLE, Arkansas - The William Woods University women's basketball team saw its American Midwest Conference (AMC) Tournament run come to a close on Saturday night, as the Owls fell to No. 16-ranked Lyon College in the AMC Semifinals, 65-46.
The Owls (23-8; 18-6 AMC), shot 36.7 percent (More)
Posted 5:26 PM 3/7/2015 by Tyler Murry and Chris Turner, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producers
STARKVILLE, Mississippi - Jonathan Williams III posted his sixth double-double of the year, but it wouldn't be enough as Missouri fell to Mississippi State in their regular season finale, 52-43.
The loss at Starkville makes it 15 straight road losses for Missouri, dating back to February (More)
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Posted 3:36 PM 3/6/2015 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Sports
COLUMBIA - The Special Olympics is deeply rooted in Mid-Missouri. Special Olympics Missouri, or SOMO, has events at the University of Missouri every year, and there are programs going year round.
One of those events is basketball.
"There is this slogan that I heard, ‘you (More)
Posted 8:44 PM 3/5/2015 by The Associated Press
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (AP) - Tiaria Griffin scored 21 points, Krista Donald added 13 points and 15 rebounds, and the 10th-seeded Georgia women beat No. 7 Missouri 75-64 in the SEC tournament second round on Thursday.
Griffin and Erika Ford made back-to-back jumpers to spark a 10-1 (More)
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Posted 8:01 PM 3/5/2015 by Kylie Callura, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
MID-MISSOURI - Here are your local scores from around the area for Thursday, March 5, 2015:
Mens College Basketball:
No. 12 Columbia College defeats Benedictine University in the quarterfinals of the American Midwest (More)
Posted 1:44 PM 3/5/2015 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - The Missouri Tigers are vying for a national championship this weekend, only not in the sport you might think.
Mizzou is hosting the men's and women's National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament from Thursday through Saturday at the Mizzou Rec (More)
Posted 7:18 AM 3/4/2015 by The Associated Press
COLUMBIA (AP) - Keith Shamburger thought about diving. The Missouri Tigers are glad he didn't.
After watching teammate Montaque Gill-Caesar poke the ball away from Auburn's Cinmeon Bowers Tuesday night, the senior instead grabbed it and drained a 10-footer with 10.9 seconds remaining to (More)
Mizzou volleyball produced their highest team GPA in over a decade this past season and were once again honored by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) for their outstanding academics, as they received the 2014-15 AVCA Team Academic Award.
The University of Missouri Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is partnering with Sidearm Sports to roll out a new and improved online presence for www.MUTigers.com. Debuting July 31st, the new online home for Mizzou Athletics will feature a modern design and improved user interface with exciting new features that will benefit...
The Mizzou Department of Athletics will hold its 13th annual Football Fan Appreciation Day on Sunday, August 9, at Faurot Field/Memorial Stadium. Gates will open to the public at approximately 3:15 p.m., and the team and coaches will be on hand to sign autographs until 4:45 p.m. Admission to this...
Former Mizzou standout Molly Kreklow (Delano, Minn.) guided Team USA to a Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) World Grand Prix Championship and a perfect 5-0 record over the week-long event in Omaha, concluding on Sunday with a 3-0 win over China. Kreklow, the second Mizzou setter to play with the...
We caught up with former Mizzou guard Bailey Gee (2008-12), who is now working as a structural engineer in the Kansas City area.