• Centralia football coach limited this season

    Posted 4:38 PM 8/20/2014 by Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    CENTRALIA - Centralia Football Coach Erle Bennett is limited to coaching 550 hours this season due to a Missouri retirement statute.

    Bennett retired from teaching last spring.

    Steve Yoakum, the executive director of the Public School Retirement System of Missouri said, "The (More)

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  • Charles, Bowe remain out of Chiefs practice

    Charles, Bowe remain out of Chiefs practice

    Posted 3:32 PM 8/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Add rookie running back De'Anthony Thomas to a lengthy list of Chiefs players who are missing practice as the team prepares for its preseason game Saturday night against Minnesota.

    The electrifying Thomas missed Wednesday's workout with spasms in his hamstring.

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  • Heat pushes back start times for high school games

    Heat pushes back start times for high school games

    Posted 11:28 AM 8/20/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - The high school football season officially kicks off this week, but summer temperatures are delaying the start to some games.

    According to KOMU 8's First Alert Weather Center, temperatures are predicted to still be in the 90 degree range with heat idencies in the upper 90's and (More)

  • Greg Robinson has double duty on offensive line

    Greg Robinson has double duty on offensive line

    Posted 8:22 PM 8/19/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Rookie Greg Robinson has been getting double duty at guard and tackle in training camp for the St. Louis Rams.

    The No. 2 pick has been equal to the task.

    Robinson projects as a main tackle eventually, but being versatile is always a plus. He admits it's been (More)

  • With Chiefs' Charles out, Davis, Gray get chances

    With Chiefs' Charles out, Davis, Gray get chances

    Posted 8:15 PM 8/19/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Pro Bowl running back Jamaal Charles was still held out of Chiefs practice Tuesday after hurting his foot in an accident while moving out of the dorms last week.

    Charles did not make the trip to Carolina for Sunday's preseason game after getting hurt on the final day of (More)

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  • Newton, Stewart lead Panthers past Chiefs, 28-16

    Newton, Stewart lead Panthers past Chiefs, 28-16

    Posted 10:48 PM 8/17/2014 by The Associated Press

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Cam Newton made a successful return following ankle surgery, Jonathan Stewart ran for two touchdowns and the Carolina Panthers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 28-16 on Sunday night.

    Newton completed 4 of 9 passes for 65 yards and led a pair of touchdown drives in the (More)

  • Missouri Tigers ranked No. 24 in preseason AP Poll

    Missouri Tigers ranked No. 24 in preseason AP Poll

    Posted 2:19 PM 8/17/2014 by Eric Kelly, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The AP released its preseason top-25 football poll on Sunday, with the Missouri Tigers beginning the season at No. 24 in the country.

    The Tigers are one of a record eight SEC teams that made the preseason top-25. (More)

  • Jefferson City football ready for season

    Posted 10:12 PM 8/9/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    JEFFERSON CITY - The Jays of Jefferson City High School put together a modest 6-4 record on the gridiron in 2013. Rock Bridge, however, ended the Jays' season by handing them a 30-point playoff loss on their home turf.

    The team turned the page on last season's postseason defeat as family (More)

  • New leadership in store for Hickman football

    Posted 4:35 PM 8/8/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Hickman Kewpies are coming off a rough 2013 campaign in which the team finished with a 3-6 record including an 0-4 mark on their home turf.

    The Kewpies lost many of their players to Battle High School last season. 2014 marks a new beginning, however, as head coach Arnel (More)

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  • Providers work to finalize deals with SEC Network

    Providers work to finalize deals with SEC Network

    Posted 1:59 PM 8/4/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - The SEC Network is scheduled to launch on August 14 and mid-Missouri cable companies are finalizing plans to carry it. On Monday, KOMU confirmed both CenturyLink, Charter Communications and DirecTV have agreed to terms with ESPN to carry the SEC Network.

    A CenturyLink sales (More)

  • Mizzou football names 2014-15 captains

    Posted 2:00 PM 8/4/2014 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports

    COLUMBIA - The Mizzou football team named its captains for the 2014-15 season Monday. Offensive tackle Mitch Morse, defensive end Markus Golden, safety Braylon Webb and wide receiver Bud Sasser will serve as the Tigers captains this upcoming season.

    All four players are seniors, with two (More)

  • OU officials 'confident' Green-Beckham will play this season

    Posted 6:12 PM 8/1/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    NORMAN, Okla. - The Oklahoman reports University of Oklahoma officials are confident former Mizzou football player Dorial Green-Beckham will play this season.

    The University of Missouri dismissed Green-Beckham from the team in April after a burglary incident in which the star wide (More)

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