• Sports

    Photo shoot kicks off preparations for high school football season

    Posted 5:44 PM 7/22/2015 by Gage Jackson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mid-Missouri high school football players gathered Wednesday for a pre-season photo shoot. The Pigskin Preview magazine will come out the week of August 10th, highlighting area high school football teams. 

    The kids are very excited about the upcoming sesason and have spent (More)

  • Friday Night Fever

    Battle football caps dream run with a state title

    Battle football caps dream run with a state title

    Posted 1:45 PM 11/30/2014 by Eric Kelly and Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Reporters

    ST. LOUIS - One year ago, the Battle Spartans finished up their first varsity football season after losing to Troy Buchanan in districts. Now, the Spartans have a state football championship. 

    In their first season with playoff eligibility, the Spartans defeated the Nixa Eagles (More)

  • Friday Night Fever

    Battle High football team heads to state championship

    Posted 1:45 PM 11/28/2014 by Christina Santiago, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Only two years after its founding, Battle High School's football team traveled to St. Louis Friday for the Class 5 State Championship.

    Dozens of parents scrambled to make 95 sandwiches in 15 minutes as their sons scarfed down lunch in the high school cafeteria. Members of the (More)