Sports

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)

2/26/2017

Former Mizzou football head coach battles with Alzheimer's

Former Mizzou football head coach battles with Alzheimer's

Posted 9:29 AM 2/27/2017 by Amanda Henderson, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA – A former University of Missouri head football coach is fighting an off-the-field opponent far greater than any he faced on the field: Alzheimer's.

Warren Powers was in charge years before Barry Odom was head coach, Powers took over job in 1978 and coached until (More)

2/25/2017

Missouri basketball extends road losing streak at Ole Miss

Missouri basketball extends road losing streak at Ole Miss

Posted 5:39 PM 2/25/2017 by Edward Redler, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

OXFORD, Miss. - The Missouri Tigers basketball team lost its 34th consecutive road game Saturday, falling to Ole Miss 80-77.

Missouri (7-21, 2-14 SEC) took a 72-71 lead with 3:11 left following a dead-ball technical foul on the Rebels. However, Ole Miss countered with a Sebastian Saiz (More)

2/24/2017

Local scores Fri. 2/24

Local scores Fri. 2/24

Posted 9:25 PM 2/24/2017 by Edward Redler

Basketball scores from the night that was:

BOYS

Hickman def. Fort Zumwalt North, 88-67

Rock Bridge def. Helias, 71-56. Bruins advance to district semifinals Thursday.

 

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2/23/2017

Local Scores: Thursday, February 23, 2017

Local Scores: Thursday, February 23, 2017

Posted 9:13 PM 2/23/2017 by Joey Schneider, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

MID-MISSOURI – Here are some scores from around the area for Thursday, February 23, 2017:

NCAA Women’s Basketball

Missouri 100, Ole Miss 65

NAIA Women’s Basketball

No.12 Columbia College 86, Park (Mo.) (More)

2/22/2017

Ole Miss self-imposes 1-year postseason ban

Ole Miss self-imposes 1-year postseason ban

Posted 5:08 PM 2/22/2017

Oxford, Miss. - The University of Mississippi has announced a self-imposed post season ban for the 2017 football season. The ban was announced Wednesday at a press conference by Mississippi's Vice Chancellor for Collegiate Athletics Ross Bjork. 

The ban comes amidst 21 (More)

2/21/2017

Three Columbia College Cougars earn weekly awards

Three Columbia College Cougars earn weekly awards

Posted 3:25 PM 2/21/2017 by Micaela Dea, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

     COLUMBIA - Three Columbia College Cougars won weekly awards from the American Midwest Conference this week.

     Tyler Lawson was awarded the AMC Indoor Track Athlete of the Week. Lawson set a new AMC Championship meet record over the weekend (More)

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