Posted 4:05 PM 4/17/2014 by Thomas Bradbury, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - University of Missouri basketball coach Frank Haith arrived in Tulsa, Oklahoma late Thursday afternoon, and multiple media outlets say the trip signals the end of his coaching career for the Tigers, which began three years ago.
Reports indicate Haith has a verbal agreement to (More)
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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.
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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.
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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)
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)
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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)
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)
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)
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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)
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)
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)
Junior C Evan Boehm (Lee's Summit, Mo.) and senior DE Markus Golden (St. Louis, Mo.) were selected to the Second Team, while junior PK Andrew Baggett (Lee's Summit, Mo.) was named to the Third Team.
The 24th-ranked Mizzou Tiger football team closed its 2014 training camp with its final pre-season scrimmage of the fall, held Thursday morning on a sun-splashed Faurot Field.
The annual popular X's and O's Clinic makes its return to Memorial Stadium this Saturday, Aug. 23, as announced today by Mizzou Athletics. Rockie Alden and Mizzou football wives are set to coordinate the event, taking place in the LeMone Tiger Lounge inside Memorial Stadium. The event will be open...
Coming off of an undefeated season, it's no secret that there's plenty of talent surrounding the Mizzou volleyball program. Two Tigers, Carly Kan and Whitney Little, received honorable mention nods to AVCA's All-American team in addition to drawing praise as Preseason All-SEC selections.
A strong showing from Preseason All-SEC picks Carly Kan (Honolulu, Hawaii) and Whitney Little (Keller, Texas) guided the Black Team to a 2-0 (25-20, 25-22) win the annual Black & Gold Scrimmage for the No. 15 Mizzou volleyball program. In all, Kan finished the night with 11 kills on .391...