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)...
Posted 6:41 PM 12/7/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams signed punter John Hekker to a six-year contract extension Friday, keeping him with the team through the 2020 season.
The 24-year-old Hekker was scheduled to become a restricted free agent at the end of the season. Terms were not disclosed.
Posted 5:00 PM 12/6/2014 by Chinmay Vaidya, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
ATLANTA - The No. 16 Missouri Tigers fell to the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide 42-13 in the SEC championship game. The Tigers were within a possession until Alabama scored 21 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to roll to victory.
The Crimson Tide opened up the scoring with a (More)...
Posted 8:04 AM 12/6/2014 by The Associated Press
NORMAN, Oklahoma (AP) - Oklahoma's still scoring. Now, the Sooners are playing defense, too.
Ryan Spangler scored a season-high 18 points to help No. 22 Oklahoma defeat Missouri 82-63 Friday night in the SEC/Big 12 challenge. Buddy Hield had 17 points and three steals and Isaiah Cousins (More)...
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)...
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)...
Posted 7:43 PM 12/4/2014 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
MID-MISSOURI- Here are some local scores from Thursday, Dec. 5:
High School Boys Basketball:
Boonville tops Centralia 68-54
Fulton beats Clopton 71-50