Mizzou Xtra

12/5/2014

Joplin and Tuscaloosa rebuilding after 2011 tornadoes

Posted 1:52 PM 12/8/2014 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama - Back in May of 2011, a catastrophic tornado struck Joplin, impacting hundreds of thousands of lives. Since then, the city has made progress towards getting back on its feet.

Less than one month before this incident, a tornado devastated parts of Tuscaloosa. Just like (More)...

No. 22 Oklahoma beats Missouri 82-63

12/3/2014

SEC Championship Game ticket prices lower than ever

Posted 4:50 PM 12/3/2014 by Cody Crutchfield and Mark Collins, KOMU 8 Reporters

COLUMBIA - Tickets for this Saturday's 2014 SEC Championship Game are already sold out on the SEC's official website, but that doesn't mean you can't buy tickets anymore.

This may actually be a blessing in disguise for fans looking for cheaper tickets. As of Wednesday evening, tickets were (More)...

12/4/2014

Alabama fans not fazed by Missouri's back-to-back wins

Posted 1:33 PM 12/4/2014 by Mary Kate Burgess, KOMU 8 Sports Xtra Reporter

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Fans of the Crimson Tide are used to winning. Alabama is football royalty when it comes to college football, especially in the Southeastern Conference. 

Meanwhile, the University of Missouri is the new kid on the block. The Tigers have only been in the conference (More)...

Dreamland Bar-B-Que connects with community

12/5/2014

MU football takes flight for Atlanta

Posted 12:37 PM 12/5/2014 by Genevieve Reaume, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - MU football jetted off for the SEC Championship in Atlanta from Columbia Regional Airport at just about 2:00 Friday afternoon.

The weather caused some delays, but the flight normally is just under an (More)...

Alabama sophomore determined to not let cancer stop her

New Atlanta Stadium to replace Georgia Dome in 2017

SEC FanFare eases championship rivalries

Mizzou Atlanta Alumni throw SEC championship eve party

12/4/2014

College Football Hall of Fame welcomes visitors after recent opening

Posted 5:01 PM 12/4/2014 by Alex Brown, KOMU 8 Reporter

ATLANTA - With fans looking forward to the SEC Championship game Saturday at the Georgia Dome, one place in downtown Atlanta offers fans a look back.

The College Football Hall of Fame opened at the end of August and has attracted several football fans from around the nation. But it's not (More)...

Atlanta SEC hot spots expect less fan turnout this year

Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park still attracts visitors

SEC warns fans about counterfeit tickets

12/3/2014

Ex-teammates Pinkel, Saban meet for SEC title

Ex-teammates Pinkel, Saban meet for SEC title

Posted 12:28 PM 12/3/2014 by The Associated Press

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Gary Pinkel and Nick Saban are competing with a conference championship on the line 42 years after winning one together.

The former Kent State teammates will be on opposing sidelines Saturday. Saban leads No. 1 Alabama against Pinkel and No. 14 Missouri in the (More)...

12/1/2014

Mizzou's Baggett wins Co-SEC Special Teams Player of the Week

Mizzou's Baggett wins Co-SEC Special Teams Player of the Week

Posted 4:49 PM 12/1/2014 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - After being a target on social media for missing two extra points two weeks ago, Andrew Baggett won an award for his performance last Saturday.

Baggett hit two critical field goals in a 21-14 win against Arkansas. He made attempts from 52 yards and then another from 50 right (More)...

SEC fines Missouri for fans storming field

11/28/2014

Hog dominates Mizzou tailgate menus

Posted 6:25 PM 11/28/2014 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Mizzou fans flooded the tailgates Friday afternoon, hours before the Mizzou football team clinched the SEC East championship.

Fans ditched holiday shopping and decked out in black during the Black Friday game.

But Thanksgiving feasts didn't keep tailgaters from Friday's (More)...

Mizzou fans react to second SEC East Championship

No. 17 Missouri beats Arkansas to take SEC East

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