• Opening Drive: Previewing high school football, week nine

    Posted 1:04 PM 10/16/2014 by Tyler Greever and Andrew Kauffman, KOUM 8 Sports Reporters

    COLUMBIA - In this week's episode of Opening Drive: Winning usually means everything to football teams. See why it doesn't for the Missouri Military Academy in Mexico.

    Then, our hosts show you where the most fiery tailgates and craziest fans were last week.

    Finally, see the full preview for the Friday Night Fever Game of the Week: Eldon vs. Southern Boone. We have previews for all of the other big games too! 

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  • Missouri hoping to overcome offensive struggles

    Missouri hoping to overcome offensive struggles

    Posted 5:19 PM 10/15/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - The 34-0 loss to Georgia is the only time Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk can ever remember being shut out.

    So, he hosted an hours-long meeting with his receivers. It had one agenda: how to get back on track.

    The Tigers gained just 147 yards on 43 plays last week, and (More)

  • Ray added to Bednarik Award watch list

    Ray added to Bednarik Award watch list

    Posted 4:16 PM 10/15/2014 by Jeremy Schrank, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Maxwell Football Club's Selection Committee has added Missouri defensive end Shane Ray to the Bednarik Award watch list.

    The award recognizes the best defensive player in the country. 

    Ray ranks second in the nation with 12.5 tackles for loss and is tied for (More)

  • 49ers throttle Rams 31-17 for 3rd straight win

    49ers throttle Rams 31-17 for 3rd straight win

    Posted 10:55 PM 10/13/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Colin Kaepernick threw for 343 yards and three touchdowns, helping the San Francisco 49ers erase an early 14-point deficit and beat the St. Louis Rams 31-17 on Monday night.

    Brandon Lloyd, Anquan Boldin and Michael Crabtree each caught a scoring pass for the 49ers (4-2) (More)

  • Friday Night Fever week eight plays of the week

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    Posted 12:03 PM 10/13/2014 by KOMU 8 Sports

    Here are your Friday Night Fever plays of the week from week eight! There's only one week left in the regular season for mid-Missouri high school football. Vote for your favorite play and spread the word about your vote! The poll will close Friday at 3 p.m. 

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  • SEC announces kickoff time for Missouri's homecoming game

    SEC announces kickoff time for Missouri's homecoming game

    Posted 11:38 AM 10/13/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri football team will kickoff this year's homecoming game at 3 p.m. CT on Oct. 25. The Southeastern Conference made the announcement on Monday that the match-up against the Vanderbilt Commodores can be seen on the SEC Network for fans who aren't able to "come home" for the (More)

  • No. 23 Missouri gets routed at home

    Posted 2:19 PM 10/11/2014 by Chinmay Vaidya, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Despite losing Heisman candidate Todd Gurley, the No. 13 Georgia Bulldogs blanked the No. 23 Missouri Tigers 34-0. Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk threw four interceptions and the defense wasn't able to stop the Georgia rushing attack. This was the first time Missouri was shut out at (More)

  • Missouri vs. Georgia: news, stats and scores

    Missouri vs. Georgia: news, stats and scores

    Posted 10:17 AM 10/11/2014 by Chinmay Vaidya, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer and Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - No. 23 Missouri hosts No. 13 Georgia in a pivotal SEC East matchup. The Tigers had an extra week to prepare for the Bulldogs and won't have to contend with Todd Gurley. Gurley was suspeneded earlier this week for NCAA violations. The Bulldogs will have to rely on younger players and (More)

  • FNF high school football scores and photos: Week 8

    FNF high school football scores and photos: Week 8

    Posted 6:17 PM 10/10/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - It has been another fun week in mid-Missouri high school football. With only two weeks left, every team has been pushing to get a little closer to the post season, even if the team had zero wins entering Friday.

    Click here to see all (More)

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  • The Extra Point: Game of the Week: Jefferson City at Battle

    The Extra Point: Game of the Week: Jefferson City at Battle

    Posted 1:17 AM 10/10/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - With only two weeks left in the season in mid-Missouri high school football, we have a high-powered and well-established Jefferson City team heading up to Columbia to take on the young and new Battle squad. It should be a fun game because these two schools are so different yet so (More)

  • Helias football loses its first game of the year to Rockhurst

    Posted 10:42 PM 10/9/2014 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    JEFFERSON CITY - In a matchup of two powerhouse Missouri football teams, Rockhurst got the better of Helias on Thursday night in a 40-10 victory. 

    The loss was the first of the year for the Crusaders, as they are now 7-1 on the season. 

    Next up for Helias is a home game against Sullivan on Friday, Oct. 17. 

  • Georgia star Gurley suspended days before Missouri game

    Georgia star Gurley suspended days before Missouri game

    Posted 4:55 PM 10/9/2014 by The Associated Press

    ATHENS, Georgia (AP) - Georgia star tailback Todd Gurley has been suspended indefinitely while the school investigates an alleged violation of NCAA rules.

    The school made the announcement Thursday, two days before the No. 13 Bulldogs (4-1, 2-1 Southeastern Conference) face No. 23 Missouri (More)

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