Sports

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)

2/11/2017

Anderson earns win 300 as Missouri defeats Vanderbilt

Anderson earns win 300 as Missouri defeats Vanderbilt

Posted 7:51 PM 2/11/2017 by Edward Redler, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Coach Kim Anderson earned victory number 300 for his career when Missouri defeated Vanderbilt 72-52 Saturday. 

The victory is the second consecutive at home for the Tigers (7-17, 2-10 SEC). It's also the largest conference win since beating Alabama 68-47 in January of (More)

2/10/2017

Missouri gymnastics ends losing streak, wins quad meet

Missouri gymnastics ends losing streak, wins quad meet

Posted 9:48 PM 2/10/2017 by Edward Redler, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA- No. 13 Missouri gymnastics ended their three-match losing streak Friday night against No. 13 George Washington, No. 25 Iowa St. and Lindenwood University.

The Tigers (8-3, 1-3 SEC) were led by sophomore Britney Ward, who won vault and beam titles, her team leading sixth and (More)

2/9/2017

Local Scores: Thursday, February 9, 2017

Local Scores: Thursday, February 9, 2017

Posted 9:14 PM 2/9/2017 by Joey Schneider, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

MID-MISSOURI – Here are some scores from around the area for Thursday, February 9, 2017:

NCAA Women’s Basketball

No. 24 Tennessee 77, Missouri 66

NAIA Women’s Basketball

No. 13 Columbia College 78, (More)...

2/8/2017

Missouri Valley Men's Wrestling moves up in final Coaches' Poll

Missouri Valley Men's Wrestling moves up in final Coaches' Poll

Posted 6:03 PM 2/8/2017 by Travis Breese, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

Marshall, Mo. - The Missouri Valley College Vikings Men's Wrestling squad has moved up three spots in this week's NAIA Wrestling Coaches' Top 20 Poll, which was released Wednesday. They now sit at No. 16 in the final regular season poll with six individuals ranked as well. 

Since the (More)

2/7/2017

Missouri Valley College Mens Volleyball Stays at No. 8 in Coaches Poll

Missouri Valley College Mens Volleyball Stays at No. 8 in Coaches Poll

Posted 2:45 PM 2/7/2017 by Micaela Dea, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - The second edition of the 2017 NAIA Men’s Volleyball Coaches’ Top 10 Poll was released today, and the Missouri Valley College men’s volleyball team remains in the No. 8 spot.

Missouri Valley is 7-3 so far this season, however when faced against other teams currently ranked in the coaches’ poll, their record is 1-3. They lead the Heart of America conference with a 4-0 record.

The team will face Graceland on February 14 in a home match.

2/6/2017

Former Westminster Athlete earns conference Hall of Fame nod

Former Westminster Athlete earns conference Hall of Fame nod

Posted 5:44 PM 2/6/2017 by Matt Antonic, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

The 2017 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) Hall of Fame Class will feature six new inductees, including Rachel Backes of Westminster University. Backes was a member of the Westminster Women's Basketball team for four years. She ranks top-five in program history in points (More)

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