Battle football caps dream run with a state title

Battle football caps dream run with a state title

Posted 12:45 PM 11/30/2014 by Eric Kelly and Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Reporters

ST. LOUIS - One year ago, the Battle Spartans finished up their first varsity football season after losing to Troy Buchanan in districts. Now, the Spartans have a state football championship. 

In their first season with playoff eligibility, the Spartans defeated the Nixa Eagles (More)...

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Fire causes $10,000 in damages to Columbia residence

Fire causes $10,000 in damages to Columbia residence

Posted 7:00 PM 11/29/2014 by Eric Kelly, KOMU 8 Reporter and Amber Smith, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - The Columbia Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Lenoir St. at 6:24 p.m. Saturday after several callers reported smoke coming from the residence.

Columbia Firefighters put out the fire within ten minutes. The fire was contained in a bedroom, but smoke created damage (More)...

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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)...

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