Posted 6:46 PM 10/25/2014 by The Associated Press
COLUMBIA (AP) - Bud Sasser scored two touchdowns and Russell Hansbrough added another to lead Missouri past Vanderbilt 24-14 Saturday and end a two-game home losing streak.
After scoring twice apiece on special teams and defense last week at Florida, the Tigers (6-2, 3-1 Southeastern (More)
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Posted 2:06 PM 10/25/2014 by Alex Farkas, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer and Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
COLUMBIA - Missouri hosts Vanderbilt in a SEC East matchup. It is Missouri's annual homecoming game. The Tigers and Commodores have split games against each other in Missouri's first two years in the SEC. Vanderbilt won the first matchup in Columbia. In his last three games, Maty Mauk has (More)
Posted 9:49 PM 10/24/2014 by Jordan Bowen, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - Community members and those coming from out of the area gathered in the University's "Greek Town" Friday to take part in the campus decorations for this year's 103rd homecoming.
"I'm really excited to see everyone's hard work showcased," Freshman Christy Purst said. "I know the (More)
Posted 5:43 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)
Posted 3:00 PM 10/24/2014 by Genevieve Reaume, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - MU homecoming brings a lot more to Columbia than alumni and families.
Homecoming is a source of revenue for the city, and in combination with other sporting activities, it has increased over the past few years.
A study done by the Columbia Chamber of Commerce (More)
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Posted 8:01 AM 10/24/2014 by Eduardo Gonzalez, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - Greek Town will be decked out Friday night for House Decs. The sororities and fraternities decorate their houses and the crowds are able to walk around and enjoy the sights.
The University of Missouri is credited for creating Homecoming. This year marks the 103rd Homecoming, as (More)
Posted 5:17 PM 10/23/2014 by Tyler Greever, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
MONITEAU - When the calendar pages flip to October, the colors you normally think of are red, brown, and orange.
But Breast Cancer Awareness Month has brought a new color to that palette: pink.
"Everyone has somebody in the family that's been touched by cancer in some way," (More)
Posted 2:48 PM 10/23/2014 by Tyler Greever and Andrew Kauffman, KOUM 8 Sports Reporters
COLUMBIA - On this week's episode of Opening Drive, find out why the color pink means a little bit more to one California football player and how one Tolton man won the drawing of a lifetime.
Then, our hosts take a look at where every team in the mid-Missouri area is playing for the district playoffs.
Finally, we preview the best playoff matchups this week.
Posted 2:35 PM 10/23/2014 by Eric Kelly, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
MEXICO - Many teams base their success on the number of wins and losses at the end of the season.
The Missouri Military Academy Colonels are not one of those teams.
On paper, this small college preparatory school in Mexico, MO is failing on the football field. Over a stretch of (More)
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Posted 4:00 PM 10/22/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs insisted Wednesday that Jamaal Charles has passed a battery of tests and does not show signs of a concussion, one day after the star running back said he exhibited symptoms in last weekend's win over San Diego.
Charles took a blow from Brandon (More)
Posted 3:55 PM 10/22/2014 by The Associated Press
COLUMBIA (AP) - Missouri running back Marcus Murphy expects to make a big play every game. Sometimes it works out, other times it doesn't.
"On Saturday, it happened a lot," the fifth-year senior said of his performance against the Florida Gators.
He scored three touchdowns in the (More)
Posted 5:56 PM 10/21/2014 by The Associated Press
IRVING, Texas (AP) - The Dallas Cowboys have released Michael Sam from the practice squad, another setback as the NFL's first openly gay player tries to make an active roster during the regular season for the first time.
Sam was signed to Dallas' practice squad on Sept. 3, four days after (More)
Mizzou tennis freshman Brianna Lashway advanced to Sunday's Hoosier Classic singles final, after defeating Cincinnati's Natalia Abdalla (6-2, 6-4) Saturday afternoon at the Indiana Tennis Center.
Maty Mauk threw two touchdowns to Bud Sasser - the last with just over two minutes left to play - and the Tigers ground out a season-high 244 yards on the ground in a 24-14 win Homecoming win over Vanderbilt on Saturday at Faurot Field.
Mizzou volleyball looks to bounce back after a Friday road loss at No. 8 Florida as it heads to Columbia, S.C., for a battle with the South Carolina Gamecocks at 12:30 p.m. (CT). The match will stream live on SEC Network-Plus.