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6/10/2016

Missouri baseball's Howard drafted by the Giants

Missouri baseball's Howard drafted by the Giants

Posted 7:42 PM 6/10/2016 by Matt Vereen, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA — A tough junior season for Missouri shortstop Ryan Howard ended on a high note today.

Howard was drafted in the fifth round by the San Francisco Giants with the 155th overall pick.

Howard is the highest-drafted Missouri position player since 2005.

The (More)

6/9/2016

Arnel Monroe taught Hickman players more than football

Arnel Monroe taught Hickman players more than football

Posted 7:39 PM 6/14/2016 by Conner Handel, KOMU Sports Reporter

Family, coaches, players and members of the Columbia community all gathered at Alumni Stadium Thursday night to remember Hickman football coach Arnel Monroe.

Monroe wore a Kewpie uniform as a high schooler and rejoined (More)

6/7/2016

SEC announces kickoffs for first two Mizzou football games

SEC announces kickoffs for first two Mizzou football games

Posted 2:58 PM 6/7/2016 by Mercedes Mackay, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA – The first couple of weeks of the 2016 SEC football television selections have been announced. It reveals the kickoffs and networks that will be airing Mizzou’s first two home games at Faurot Field.

The home opener is set on Sept. 10th, with the Tigers (More)

6/6/2016

Hickman football practices put on hold following coach's death

Hickman football practices put on hold following coach's death

Posted 12:37 PM 6/6/2016 by Melissa Zygowicz, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Columbia Public Schools announced Monday summer football camp for the Hickman High School football team is put on hold due to the sudden death of head coach Arnel Monroe.

Summer football camp was scheduled to begin Monday but instead, coaching staff and administrators will (More)

6/5/2016

Jefferson City caps historic season with state final appearance

Jefferson City caps historic season with state final appearance

Posted 10:53 PM 6/5/2016 by Chris Turner, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

O'FALLON - The last time Jefferson City won a State Championship in baseball, Missouri softball head coach Ehren Earleywine was the team captain for the 1989 Jays.

27 years later, the Jays ended their season at Carshield Field as the runners-up in Class 5, dropping the title game to (More)

6/4/2016

Muhammad Ali, who riveted the world as 'The Greatest,' dies

Muhammad Ali, who riveted the world as 'The Greatest,' dies

Posted 11:14 AM 6/4/2016 by The Associated Press

He was fast of fist and foot — lip, too — a heavyweight champion who promised to shock the world and did. He floated. He stung. Mostly he thrilled, even after the punches had taken their toll and his voice barely rose above a whisper.

He was The Greatest.

Muhammad Ali (More)

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