Sports

4/4/2017

Walton, Hughes to transfer from Mizzou basketball program

Walton, Hughes to transfer from Mizzou basketball program

Posted 8:03 AM 4/7/2017 by Micaela Dea, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA – The Mizzou basketball team announced in a statement on Tuesday that sophomore guard K.J. Walton and freshman guard Frankie Hughes plan to transfer from the program.

In his two seasons with the Tigers, Walton averaged 6.0 points and 2.6 rebounds per game. He also appeared (More)

4/3/2017

Royals routed by Twins on Opening Day

Royals routed by Twins on Opening Day

Posted 5:40 PM 4/3/2017 by Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Miguel Sano homered and drew the third bases-loaded walk for Minnesota during a dreadful seventh inning for Kansas City's bullpen as the Ervin Santana and the Twins beat the Royals 7-1 on Monday for their first opening victory in nine (More)

4/2/2017

Legendary Jefferson City football coach takes a stance in vote on second public High School

Legendary Jefferson City football coach takes a stance in vote on second public High School

Posted 8:10 AM 4/7/2017 by Chris Turner, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

JEFFERSON CITY -- For decades, two high school teams have dominated the state capital: Helias and Jefferson City. Soon, a third school could join the fold. 

On April 4, Proposition J and C will ask voters to authorize a tax and operating levies that will pave the way to build a second (More)

4/1/2017

Mizzou softball wins series opener over No. 9 Alabama

Mizzou softball wins series opener over No. 9 Alabama

Posted 7:53 AM 4/1/2017 by Edward Redler, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Mizzou softball won the series opener Friday over No. 9 Alabama, 2-0.

Tiger starting pitcher Cheyenne Baxter (7-2) threw a complete game shutout. She worked around six hits, two walks, and two errors to keep the Crimson Tide (31-5, 7-3 SEC) off the scoreboard.

Baxter (More)

3/29/2017

Former Mizzou QB Chase Daniel signs with the Saints

Former Mizzou QB Chase Daniel signs with the Saints

Posted 8:41 PM 3/29/2017 by Edward Redler, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

NEW ORLEANS - Former Mizzou QB Chase Daniel has signed a one-year deal to play for the New Orleans Saints next season in the NFL.

This is the second time Daniel will have played for the Saints. Daniel played his first four seasons as a backup in New Orleans behind Drew Brees.

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3/28/2017

Mizzou softball's Sanchez out for the season

Mizzou softball's Sanchez out for the season

Posted 1:09 PM 3/28/2017 by Edward Redler, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Missouri softball junior Amanda Sanchez is out for the season after suffering an ulnar collateral ligament sprain in her left elbow in the Tigers' loss to Ohio State on Friday.

The timetable for her return is uncertain, a team spokesperson said (More)

3/29/2017

Michael Scherer chases NFL dream despite injury

Michael Scherer chases NFL dream despite injury

Posted 4:45 PM 3/29/2017 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

COLUMBIA - Missouri linebacker Michael Scherer has had an additional hurdle to jump through while he pursues his NFL dream. 

The senior tore both his ACL and MCL against Middle Tennessee in 2016, effectively ending his season and his Missouri football career. 

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