• Target 8

    TARGET 8: Plans for dealing with head injuries vary by high school

    Do you feel your child's high school is properly prepared to handle injuries?
    • Yes

      35 votes 36.5%
    • No

      41 votes 42.7%
    • It's adequate, but more needs to be done

      20 votes 20.8%

    Posted 7:55 PM 10/27/2014 by Josh Sultan, KOMU 8 Reporter and Ky Bright, KOMU 8 Producer

    COLUMBIA - To some, the sound of two football helmets smashing into each other, gets the blood pumping. Football fans may find these hard hits fun to watch, but for the people wearing the uniforms, they could become a nightmare.

    Many parents worry when watching their child play sports (More)

  • Friday Night Fever

    Week ten Friday Night Fever plays of the week

    What is your favorite play of the week from week ten? Vote below.
    • Osage's Collin Samuelson's one-handed catch

      601 votes 54.3%
    • California's Walker Borghardt's long run

      476 votes 43.0%
    • Battle's Nash Sutherlin's touchdown

      30 votes 2.7%

    Posted 3:09 PM 10/27/2014 by KOMU 8 Sports

    Here are your Friday Night Fever plays of the week from the first week of Districts! Vote for your favorite play of the week and make sure to check KOMU 8 News at 6 on Friday for the results. 

  • Friday Night Fever

    FNF high school football scores and photos: Playoffs week 1

    FNF high school football scores and photos: Playoffs week 1

    Posted 4:43 PM 10/23/2014 by Annie Hammock, KOMU 8 Interactive Director and Katie Grunik, KOMU Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri high school football playoffs began Friday night.

    Blair Oaks beat Boonville 37-7 in the KOMU 8 Sports game of the week. The Falcons will play Fulton next week.

    Several teams advanced with shutouts, including Jefferson City scoring 39 against Hickman and Moberly (More)