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3/13/2017

Rock Bridge looks to win its fifth title in six years

Rock Bridge looks to win its fifth title in six years

Posted 10:22 PM 3/13/2017 by Amanda Henderson, KOMU 8 Reporter

BOLIVAR – After a surprising finish to last season, the Rock Bridge lady bruins basketball team is looking to make sure it learn from its mistakes.

After winning four straight state championships with both Sophie and Lindsay Cunningham as well as Bri and Cierra Porter on the roster (More)

3/12/2017

Combatting the dangers of basketball hoops in Columbia

Combatting the dangers of basketball hoops in Columbia

Posted 1:07 PM 3/13/2017 by Marissa Rubino, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

COLUMBIA – There is a potential danger lurking inside school gymnasiums.  

Earlier this month, a Joplin high schooler was killed in a freak accident in an elementary school gym. Police are still investigating the incident but the coroner officially said he was crushed by a (More)

3/11/2017

Missouri-Anderson-Separation Deal

Missouri-Anderson-Separation Deal

Posted 7:41 AM 3/11/2017 by The Associated Press

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri will pay fired men's basketball coach Kim Anderson $650,000 as part of a separation deal.

As part of the agreement released to media outlets Thursday, when Missouri's season ended (More)

3/10/2017

Missouri baseball extends winning streak, shuts out Appalachian State

Missouri baseball extends winning streak, shuts out Appalachian State

Posted 8:40 AM 3/13/2017 by Edward Redler, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Preseason All-American Tanner Houck was one out away from a complete-game shutout Friday night as Missouri defeated Appalachian State 4-0 Friday night.

Mizzou (13-1) hasn't lost since the season opener to Eastern Michigan. The 13-game winning streak is tied for the longest (More)

3/9/2017

Mizzou basketball's Anderson era ends with loss to Ole Miss

Mizzou basketball's Anderson era ends with loss to Ole Miss

Posted 8:47 AM 3/10/2017 by Joey Schneider, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Missouri Tigers basketball season came to an end Thursday night, following an 86-74 loss to the Ole Miss Rebels. 

Following Wednesday’s 86-83 overtime victory against the Auburn Tigers, Missouri lost to the Ole Miss Rebels for the (More)

3/8/2017

Pingeton and Cunningham receive AP honors

Pingeton and Cunningham receive AP honors

Posted 8:53 AM 3/9/2017 by Travis Breese, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Missouri Women's Basketball head coach Robin Pingeton has been named the Associated Press Southeastern Conference Coach of the Year, as announced by the AP on Wednesday. Sophomore star Sophie Cunningham got a nod for the AP's First-Team All-SEC, also announced Wednesday. 

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3/9/2017

Harrisburg boys' basketball team retrieves secret locker room stash

Harrisburg boys' basketball team retrieves secret locker room stash

Posted 5:25 AM 3/9/2017 by Marissa Rubino, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

COLUMBIA - The Final Four-bound Harrisburg boys' basketball team has been keeping a secret. 

Back in January, after a tough loss to Father Tolton in the MFA Oil Shootout at Mizzou Arena, the team hit a low point. Morale was down, and, as the team entered the visitors' locker room (More)

3/8/2017

Kansas suspends star freshman Jackson for Big 12 opener

Kansas suspends star freshman Jackson for Big 12 opener

Posted 10:16 AM 3/8/2017 by Dave Sketta, AP Sports Writer

KANSAS CITY (AP) — Top-ranked Kansas has suspended star freshman Josh Jackson for the Jayhawks' opening game of the Big 12 Tournament after he backed into a parked car last month and fled the scene.

Kansas coach Bill Self announced the punishment Wednesday. The No. 1 seed (More)

3/7/2017

Burchard named AMC Coach of the Year

Burchard named AMC Coach of the Year

Posted 9:52 PM 3/7/2017 by David Rothchild, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Columbia College earned a bevy of men's basketball awards following the American Midwest Conference championship.

Despite their absence in the title game, the Cougars claimed the 2016-17 AMC regular season title. At the helm of the success was head coach Bob (More)

3/6/2017

Missouri Valley College Softball loses both games in doubleheader

Missouri Valley College Softball loses both games in doubleheader

Posted 4:58 PM 3/6/2017 by Matt Antonic, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

MARSHALL - The Missouri Valley College softball team lost both of its games Monday in Tucson, Ariz., falling 7-1 to Olivet Nazarene University (Ill.) and 9-8 to Presentation University (S.D).

Freshman pitcher Shelby Conklin kept the first game scoreless through four innings before (More)

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