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5/16/2017

Local Scores: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Local Scores: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Posted 7:52 PM 5/16/2017 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from around the area for Tuesday, May 16, 2017:

NAIA Softball Championship (Columbia College Regional):

Columbia College 9, Grand View 0

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5/15/2017

Local Scores: Monday, May 15, 2017

Local Scores: Monday, May 15, 2017

Posted 8:06 PM 5/15/2017 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from around the area for Monday, May 15, 2017:

NAIA Softball Championship (Columbia College Regional):

Columbia College 8, University of the Cumberlands (More)

5/13/2017

Cardinals even series with Cubs in front of record crowd

Cardinals even series with Cubs in front of record crowd

Posted 5:41 PM 5/14/2017 by Edward Redler, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Cardinals responded from a series-opening loss Friday night to even the series with the Chicago Cubs Saturday afternoon, 5-3, in front of 47,882 attendees, a record for Busch Stadium III, which opened in 2006.

The third-most ticket sales for a regular season (More)

5/11/2017

CMU baseball earns No. 3 seed in NAIA baseball tournament

CMU baseball earns No. 3 seed in NAIA baseball tournament

Posted 8:28 PM 5/11/2017 by Brendon Baker, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

FAYETTE - Central Methodist University baseball will face Webber International University (Fla.) in the opening round of the NAIA baseball tournament. 

CMU, a No. 3 seed, complied a 42-15 record and received one of 15 at-large bids to the tournament. The Eagles will play Webber (More)

5/9/2017

New rankings released for Lincoln University's track and field teams

New rankings released for Lincoln University's track and field teams

Posted 4:24 PM 5/9/2017 by Micaela Dea, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA – The United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s Division II rankings were released Tuesday afternoon. The Lincoln University men’s track and field team is ranked third in the country, while the women’s team is ranked sixteenth.

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5/11/2017

TARGET 8: Missouri Gymnastics posts abnormally high departure numbers

TARGET 8: Missouri Gymnastics posts abnormally high departure numbers

Posted 9:05 AM 5/12/2017 by Mark Kim and Mitchel Summers, KOMU 8 Sports Reporters

COLUMBIA - Since the end of the 2013-2014 season, eight Missouri gymnasts have left the team for non-injury concerns, which is one of the highest rates in the SEC during that time frame, according to public information.

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5/13/2017

Stephens College forms first all-female collegiate eSports team

Stephens College forms first all-female collegiate eSports team

Posted 7:02 PM 5/13/2017 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

COLUMBIA — Stephens College is starting the first all-female collegiate eSports team in America. 

“This is just the next step for us of a long tradition, 183 years, of making sure women are a part of everything and every opportunity as it emerges,” said Stephens (More)

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