MU student on ESPN's My Wish series hopes to meet Tebow again

Posted 1:24 PM 10/30/2014 by Mark Bergin, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - One MU student remembers meeting Tim Tebow a few years back in Orlando, Florida.

"I'd love to see him again, but I know he has a tight schedule with ESPN," Adam Hubbs said.

Hubbs, a sophomore engineering student at MU from Millstadt, Ill. (More)...


"Mr. Mizzou" dies at 86

"Mr. Mizzou" dies at 86

Posted 6:57 AM 10/29/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Former Mizzou football player and color commentator John Kadlec, also known as "Mr. Mizzou", has died at 86.

Kadlec was known as a beloved figure in the MU community for decades.

Born October 22, 1928, Kadlec played on the offensive line for the Tigers from 1948-1950. (More)...

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TARGET 8: Plans for dealing with head injuries vary by high school

Posted 6:55 PM 10/27/2014 by Josh Sultan, KOMU 8 Reporter and Ky Bright, KOMU 8 Producer

COLUMBIA - To some, the sound of two football helmets smashing into each other, gets the blood pumping. Football fans may find these hard hits fun to watch, but for the people wearing the uniforms, they could become a nightmare.

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Week ten Friday Night Fever plays of the week

Posted 2:09 PM 10/27/2014 by KOMU 8 Sports

Here are your Friday Night Fever plays of the week from the first week of Districts! Vote for your favorite play of the week and make sure to check KOMU 8 News at 6 on Friday for the results. 


Chiefs take down Rams in Governor's Cup battle

Chiefs take down Rams in Governor's Cup battle

Posted 1:30 PM 10/26/2014 by The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) - Jamaal Charles ran for two touchdowns, Knile Davis returned a kick 99 yards for another score and the Kansas City Chiefs trounced the St. Louis Rams 34-7 on Sunday.

Cairo Santos added a pair of field goals for Kansas City (4-3), including a career-best 53-yarder. Alex (More)...


Sasser and Mauk lead Missouri past Vanderbilt 24-14

Sasser and Mauk lead Missouri past Vanderbilt 24-14

Posted 4:46 PM 10/25/2014 by The Associated Press

COLUMBIA (AP) - Bud Sasser scored two touchdowns and Russell Hansbrough added another to lead Missouri past Vanderbilt 24-14 Saturday and end a two-game home losing streak.

After scoring twice apiece on special teams and defense last week at Florida, the Tigers (6-2, 3-1 Southeastern (More)...

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Greek community showcases house decorations

Posted 6:01 AM 10/24/2014 by Eduardo Gonzalez, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Greek Town will be decked out Friday night for House Decs. The sororities and fraternities decorate their houses and the crowds are able to walk around and enjoy the sights.

The University of Missouri is credited for creating Homecoming. This year marks the 103rd Homecoming, as (More)...

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Local high school teammates bonded by more than football

Posted 12:35 PM 10/23/2014 by Eric Kelly, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

MEXICO - Many teams base their success on the number of wins and losses at the end of the season.

The Missouri Military Academy Colonels are not one of those teams.

On paper, this small college preparatory school in Mexico, MO is failing on the football field. Over a stretch of (More)...

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