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)
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Posted 3:04 PM 6/21/2015 by Chris Gothner and Berkeley Lovelace Jr., KOMU 8 Reporters
BOONE COUNTY - The Missouri State Highway Patrol confirms that two MU athletes, football player Harold Brantley and basketball player Madeleine Stock, are the victims involved in the single-car crash on Highway 63 Sunday afternoon.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the (More)
Posted 5:28 PM 6/15/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The videos that Justin Houston has been posting on social media of his workouts this offseason, and the absurd amount of weights he's been lifting, should help set Chiefs coach Andy Reid at ease.
Especially considering Reid probably won't see Houston until at least (More)
Posted 5:22 PM 6/8/2015 by The Associated Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Dorial Green-Beckham has only one worry, and that's making sure he rehabs the tight hamstring that has kept the Tennessee Titans rookie sidelined the past three weeks.
Proving the Titans made the right decision by drafting him will come soon enough.
Posted 7:17 PM 6/2/2015 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have added former Pro Bowl quarterback Jeff Garcia to the coaching staff as an offensive assistant.
Garcia will primarily assist wide receivers coach Ray Sherman. The move was announced on Tuesday.
Garcia was with the Montreal Alouettes of the CFL (More)
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Posted 6:20 PM 6/2/2015 by Abby Rice, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - Three Columbia public high schools will kick off their 2015 seasons at Faurot Field.
On Aug. 22, Class 5 state champion Battle will play Jackson at 11 a.m. in the "Mayhem at the Zou."
Hickman will take on Class 6 champion Christian Brothers College at 3 p.m. (More)
Posted 7:32 PM 5/18/2015 by The Associated Press
SANTA CLARA, Califonia (AP) - When Justin Smith decided that his body wouldn't let him perform up to his own lofty standards, he knew it was time to stop playing.
Smith announced Monday that he is retiring after 14 seasons as one of the top defensive linemen in the NFL, dealing yet another (More)
Posted 5:04 PM 5/2/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
CHICAGO - After seeing four of their teammates drafted in the first two days of the 2015 NFL Draft, wide receiver Bud Sasser and running back Marcus Murphy saw their names called in the third day.
The St. Louis Rams selected Sasser in the sixth round with the 201st selection in the draft. (More)
Posted 6:54 PM 5/1/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
CHICAGO - Former Missouri Tigers wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham was selected by the Tennessee Titans with the 40th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft.
Green-Beckham, who was dismissed from the Mizzou football team in April 2014, was the nation's number one recruit in the Class of 2012 (More)
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Posted 10:36 PM 4/30/2015 by Ebony Holmon and Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Reporters
COLUMBIA - NFL teams picked their most promising players for the coming season Thursday. Two former tigers with checkered pasts were in the spotlight as the draft kicked off in Chicago.
One was drafted and one was not.
The Denver Broncos drafted defensive end/outside linebacker (More)
Posted 10:24 PM 4/30/2015 by Kylie Callura, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
CHICAGO - With the No. 23 overall pick in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft, the Denver Broncos selected Mizzou's Shane Ray on Thursday.
"All teams that passed on me, that were in the top 10, I felt like they made a huge mistake," Ray told the Associated Press. "As a Denver Bronco, I (More)
Posted 8:39 PM 4/30/2015 by The Associated Press
COLUMBIA (AP) - Asked how to raise attendance at sporting events, new Missouri athletic director Mack Rhoades said simply, "Win games."
"That's just human nature," Rhoades said. "People want to be associated with a winning program. They want to be associated with the next great thing."(More)
The Mizzou Department of Athletics will hold its 13th annual Football Fan Appreciation Day on Sunday, August 9, at Faurot Field/Memorial Stadium. Gates will open to the public at approximately 3:15 p.m., and the team and coaches will be on hand to sign autographs until 4:45 p.m. Admission to this...
Former Mizzou standout Molly Kreklow (Delano, Minn.) guided Team USA to a Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) World Grand Prix Championship and a perfect 5-0 record over the week-long event in Omaha, concluding on Sunday with a 3-0 win over China. Kreklow, the second Mizzou setter to play with the...
We caught up with former Mizzou guard Bailey Gee (2008-12), who is now working as a structural engineer in the Kansas City area.
Echelmeier turned in a round score of 142 at Meadowbrook, a mark that ranked tied for the second-best score of the qualifier.
Phillips won 88 games in his final two seasons at Oak Hill as the primary ball-handler, dishing out 8.7 assists per game.