Sports

2/19/2017

Boonville girls basketball gives star player one last time in spotlight

Boonville girls basketball gives star player one last time in spotlight

Posted 6:50 PM 2/20/2017 by Jacob Kornhauser, KOMU 8 Sports

BOONVILLE - Basketball has been a huge part of Paige Renfrow's life since she was in grade school. It always came easy to her and it showed. Last season, as a junior, the Boonville forward was named to the all-state team. 

Looking to build on that campaign in her senior year, her (More)

2/18/2017

Missouri extends road losing streak at Tennessee

Missouri extends road losing streak at Tennessee

Posted 1:39 PM 2/18/2017 by Edward Redler, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Missouri basketball fell to Tennessee Saturday afternoon 90-70. The loss extends a program record for road losing streaks to 33 games.

Tennessee (15-12, 7-7 SEC) got off to a hot start with a 13-0 run to take a 16-3 lead in the first. Mizzou failed to cut the deficit to (More)

2/17/2017

Missouri baseball drops opener of Bieser era

Missouri baseball drops opener of Bieser era

Posted 1:04 PM 2/18/2017 by Edward Redler, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

FORT MYERS, Fla.  – Missouri baseball dropped their season opener to Eastern Michigan 6-2 Friday, the first game under new head coach Steve Bieser.

Bieser was hired from Southeast Missouri in June to replace Tim Jamieson, who resigned after 22 seasons at the helm.

Mizzou (More)

2/16/2017

Local Scores: Thursday, February 16, 2017

Local Scores: Thursday, February 16, 2017

Posted 9:26 PM 2/16/2017 by Joey Schneider, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

MID-MISSOURI – Here are some scores from around the area for Thursday, February 16, 2017:

NCAA Women’s Basketball

Missouri 74, Florida 67

NAIA Women’s Basketball

No. 1 Freed-Hardeman 76, No. 12 Columbia (More)

2/15/2017

Missouri Men's Basketball looking for third straight win at home

Missouri Men's Basketball looking for third straight win at home

Posted 4:10 PM 2/15/2017 by Travis Breese, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Coming off of their most convincing conference win of the season, a 20-point victory over Vanderbilt, the Missouri Tigers (7-17) will be hosting the Crimson Tide (14-10) Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena. The Vanderbilt game also marked a special occasion for head coach Kim (More)

2/14/2017

Cougars Womens Basketball ranked twelfth in latest poll

Cougars Womens Basketball ranked twelfth in latest poll

Posted 4:32 PM 2/14/2017 by Micaela Dea, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - The Columbia College Cougars women’s basketball team is ranked 12th in the latest NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball Top 25 Poll. The Cougars moved up one spot after ranking 13th in the last poll.

     The team currently has a record of 22-4 this (More)

2/13/2017

Columbia College Softball Sweeps Player of the Week Awards

Columbia College Softball Sweeps Player of the Week Awards

Posted 8:43 PM 2/13/2017 by Kevin Levine, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA- Columbia College softball players Carly Spalding and Paxton Welch swept the first American Midwest Conference Player of the Week awards of the 2017 season.

Spalding was awarded the AMC Player of the Week award while Welch was named AMC Pitcher of the Week after the duo helped the (More)

2/12/2017

J'den Cox's Final Journey at the Hearnes Center

J'den Cox's Final Journey at the Hearnes Center

Posted 12:20 AM 2/14/2017 by Tyler Murry, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

COLUMBIA - J'den Cox's story at Missouri has been one of success and countless accolades.

From a bronze medal in Rio during the 2016 Summer Olympic games, to a NCAA National Title, Cox's success garnered a large spotlight.

However, before the games in Rio, Cox said he doesn't want (More)

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