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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)

3/5/2017

Kim Anderson out as Missouri head coach

Kim Anderson out as Missouri head coach

Posted 11:46 PM 3/5/2017 by Austin Hough and Chris Turner, KOMU 8 Sports Reporters

COLUMBIA - Missouri men's basketball head coach Kim Anderson was asked for his resignation from athletic director Jim Sterk Sunday afternoon.

Anderson has been the Missouri coach for the past three seasons, going 26-67. 

The last three years were the first time any SEC program (More)

3/4/2017

Area scores March 4, 2017

Area scores March 4, 2017

Posted 7:06 PM 3/4/2017 by Edward Redler, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

Here are your area scores for March 4, 2017:

Mizzou:

Men's basketball: 89-78 Loss at Auburn

Baseball: 6-4 Win vs. University of Illinois-Chicago

Softball: 2-0 Win vs. Maryland; then lost 7-2 to (More)

3/3/2017

Historic night lifts Missouri gymnastics over Auburn

Historic night lifts Missouri gymnastics over Auburn

Posted 10:10 PM 3/3/2017 by Edward Redler, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Missouri gymnastics scored its third-highest score in program history Friday in its 197.200-195.350 victory over Auburn.

Missouri's 197.200 is the highest since the 2004 season when the team posted the top two team totals, 197.425 and 197.350, in school history. The Tigers (More)

3/2/2017

Local Scores: Thursday, March 2, 2017

Local Scores: Thursday, March 2, 2017

Posted 9:11 PM 3/2/2017 by Joey Schneider, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

MID-MISSOURI – Here are some scores from around the area for Thursday, March 2, 2017:

NAIA Men’s Basketball

William Woods 91, Freed-Hardeman 77

Missouri Baptist 78, No. 6 Columbia College 73

Missouri Valley (More)

3/1/2017

Robin Pingeton honored with SEC Coach of the Year as Missouri preps for postseason

Robin Pingeton honored with SEC Coach of the Year as Missouri preps for postseason

Posted 4:54 PM 3/1/2017 by Travis Breese, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Missouri Women's Basketball head coach Robin Pingeton has been named the 2017 Coach of the Year for the Southeastern Conference, as announced by the league on Tuesday. Pingeton is Mizzou Women's Basketball's first coach to receive the honor since 1990, the only other time in (More)

3/5/2017

Local referee follows in dad's footsteps with dream of college officiating

Local referee follows in dad's footsteps with dream of college officiating

Posted 2:45 PM 3/1/2017 by Jacob Kornhauser, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

COLUMBIA - Being a basketball referee can be an unforgivable job. The constant yelling from fans, arguing from coaches; most wouldn't want to do it. But Bobby Vestal's dad did it for as long as he could remember, so naturally, he wanted to also.

"I always wanted to be like my dad," Bobby (More)

2/28/2017

Cougars rank sixth in latest poll

Cougars rank sixth in latest poll

Posted 4:36 PM 2/28/2017 by Micaela Dea, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA – The NAIA announced the latest Division I Coaches’ Top 25 Poll this afternoon. The Columbia College Cougars basketball team dropped three spots from last week to sixth place in this week’s poll.

     The team went 2-2 in their last four games. (More)...

2/27/2017

Two Lincoln Men's Basketball Players earn conference honors.

Two Lincoln Men's Basketball Players earn conference honors.

Posted 4:40 PM 2/27/2017 by Matt Antonic, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

JEFFERSON CITY - Lincoln University senior Guard Anthony Virdure was selected to the All-MIAA first team, while senior Guard Jaylon Smith was named to the All-MIAA third team, the league announced Monday.

Virdure became the sixth Blue Tiger to lead the MIAA in scoring averaging a (More)

3/1/2017

6-year-old helps dad coach William Woods women's basketball

6-year-old helps dad coach William Woods women's basketball

Posted 5:13 PM 3/1/2017 by Jacob Kornhauser & Austin Hough, KOMU 8 Sports

FULTON - Boys love to imitate their dad. But most don't go to the degree 6-year-old Luke Chapla does. His dad, Dan Chapla, is the head coach of the women's basketball team at William Woods and at home games. Luke is right there by his side. 

"We call him coach Lukie," Dan Chapla said. (More)...

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