Sports

4/25/2017

Central Methodist University shortstop wins weekly athletic award

Central Methodist University shortstop wins weekly athletic award

Posted 4:15 PM 4/25/2017 by Micaela Dea, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Central Methodist University freshman shortstop Hannah Steeby was named the Heart of America Athletic Conference Softball Player of the Week on Monday.

She had one of her strongest weeks for the Eagles, hitting .484, with four home runs, five doubles and 14 runs batted in. (More)...

4/24/2017

Columbia College women's basketball coach resigns to take NCAA Division I position

Columbia College women's basketball coach resigns to take NCAA Division I position

Posted 5:42 PM 4/24/2017 by Matt Antonic, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Columbia College Athletic Director Bob Burchard announced today that women's basketball head coach Jessica Keller has resigned to accept a top assistant coach position at NCAA Division I Illinois State University. "Jessica did an exemplary job leading our women's (More)

4/23/2017

Fulton softball tournament raises thousands for cancer research

Fulton softball tournament raises thousands for cancer research

Posted 9:02 AM 4/24/2017 by Marissa Rubino, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

JEFFERSON CITY - Fulton Family Health Associates held their first ever Strike Out Cancer softball tournament benefiting Callaway County Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society on Sunday. 

The company began fundraising for Relay for Life back in 2015, after seeing how (More)

4/20/2017

Columbia Cougars softball earns regular season conference title

Columbia Cougars softball earns regular season conference title

Posted 9:18 PM 4/20/2017 by Joey Schneider, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Following a doubleheader home sweep of the No.22 Freed-Hardeman Lions, the No. 3 Columbia Cougars softball team became outright champions of the American Midwest Conference on Thursday.

The Cougars did not allow a run in either game, collecting 5-0 and 8-0 victories respectively (More)

4/19/2017

Cardinals complete sweep against the Pirates behind Fowler's big bat

Cardinals complete sweep against the Pirates behind Fowler's big bat

Posted 4:55 PM 4/19/2017 by Travis Breese, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

ST. LOUIS - The Cardinals defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates by a score of 2-1 Wednesday afternoon for the third time in a row, completing their first sweep of the season. Michael Wacha got the win for the redbirds and Gerrit Cole was handed the loss, his second of the season. 

The first (More)

4/18/2017

Columbia College softball clinches share of AMC title

Columbia College softball clinches share of AMC title

Posted 5:33 PM 4/18/2017 by Micaela Dea, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA – The Columbia College softball team extended their winning streak to seven straight games this afternoon. They defeated Park University in an AMC doubleheader by a final score of 6-3 in the first game and 4-0 in the second.

The Cougars improved to 36-5 this season and (More)

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