Joplin and Tuscaloosa rebuilding after 2011 tornadoes

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)...


Rams sign punter Hekker to 6-year deal

Rams sign punter Hekker to 6-year deal

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.

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Williams, Stanton lead Cardinals by Chiefs 17-14

Local Scores: Sunday, Dec. 7

Missouri to play Minnesota in Citrus Bowl on New Year's Day

Rams top Redskins 24-0 for 2nd straight shutout


No. 16 Missouri falls to No. 1 Alabama in Atlanta

No. 16 Missouri falls to No. 1 Alabama in Atlanta

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)...

Live Blog: Missouri battles Alabama in the SEC championship game


No. 22 Oklahoma beats Missouri 82-63

No. 22 Oklahoma beats Missouri 82-63

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)...


Alabama fans not fazed by Missouri's back-to-back wins

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)...

College Football Hall of Fame welcomes visitors after recent opening

Dreamland Bar-B-Que connects with community


MU football takes flight for Atlanta

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)...

Alabama sophomore determined to not let cancer stop her

New Atlanta Stadium to replace Georgia Dome in 2017

SEC FanFare eases championship rivalries

Mizzou Atlanta Alumni throw SEC championship eve party


Local Scores: Thursday, Dec. 4

Local Scores: Thursday, Dec. 4

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


Atlanta SEC hot spots expect less fan turnout this year

SEC warns fans about counterfeit tickets

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