Posted 6:07 PM 12/5/2013 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
COLUMBIA - This Saturday, the fifth ranked Missouri Tigers will play the third ranked Auburn Tigers in the SEC championship. But this game doesn't only decide the SEC title, it also impacts the national championship picture.
As of right now, there are five teams in the race to play (More)
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Posted 12:17 AM 11/19/2013 by William Joy, KOMU 8 Reporter
FULTON - Corey Bryant is a fan of Superman.
"I'm kind of a nerd about it," Bryant said, laughing.
But the superhero isn't his only interest. Football comes a close second. In fact, a year ago, Bryant was a starting offensive lineman for Westminster College in Fulton. But for (More)
Posted 4:23 PM 12/5/2013 by Mary Kate Burgess, KOMU 8 Reporter
CALIFORNIA - Mid-Missouri athletic directors and coaches alike are making sure bullying does not happen in their programs. With the Miami Dolphins bullying scandal gaining major media attention, bullying has been a topic across the nation and discussion on how to prevent it starting in high (More)
Posted 7:23 PM 12/2/2013 by Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
COLUMBIA - Reporters laughed at Missouri senior wide receiver L'Damian Washington back in July at SEC media days when he said he expected the Tigers to win the SEC title.
"It's all about a championship, and I think that's what you aim for," Washington said. "If you fall short, at least you (More)
Posted 5:02 PM 12/2/2013 by Clayton Conness, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
BIRMINGHAM - Senior Mizzou football cornerback E.J. Gaines did something Saturday no other player has done in the last two years: hold Texas A&M wide receiver Mike Evans to under 40 receiving yards in a game. Monday, the SEC named the captain its Co-Defensive Player of the Week for his superb (More)
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Posted 9:55 PM 11/30/2013 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
COLUMBIA - Missouri won the SEC East and will play Auburn in the SEC Championship Game next week after beating Texas A&M 28-21 in front of a sold-out crowd on senior night.
"We got a lot of respect back," Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel said. "And that respect is really important for (More)
Posted 5:04 PM 11/30/2013 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff
COLUMBIA - The Mizzou Tigers secure a spot in the SEC championship with a victory Saturday night against the Aggies of Texas A&M.
The Tigers improve to 11-1 in just their second season in the SEC. The team is currently ranked No. 5 in the AP Top 25 Poll.
The must-win game was (More)
Posted 2:36 PM 11/30/2013 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Quarterback Trent Nally ran for three scores and passed for another as Maryville won its 30th game in a row and second straight Class 3 Missouri State High School Championship by defeating Seneca 50-28 Saturday at the Show-Me Bowl.
Nally passed for 96 and ran for 59 more for (More)
Posted 6:34 PM 11/29/2013 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Columnist
This is it. This is the game fans have been fearing all year. Johnny Manziel, one of the best quarterbacks in college football, and the Texas A&M Aggies will come to Columbia to take on the Missouri Tigers. But now, this game has bigger implications. This game is the one thing standing in (More)
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Posted 3:48 PM 11/29/2013 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
ST. LOUIS - It was closer than last year's Class 4 State Championship Game, but for the second straight year, Webb City beat Helias as the Cardinals become the first team in Missouri history to win 12 state titles.
Helias started strong. On the first drive of the game, senior running back (More)
Posted 10:25 PM 11/26/2013 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
COLUMBIA - For the first time in 20 years, Rock Bridge will play in the State Championship Game and emotions will be running high.
"The atmosphere is going to be crazy," senior running back Eli Stout said. "I can't even imagine playing in the Rams stadium."
"It's going to be very (More)
Posted 6:04 PM 11/24/2013 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Philip Rivers threw for 392 yards and three touchdowns, the final one a 26-yarder to Seyi Ajirotutu with 24 seconds remaining, to give San Diego a 41-38 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday and end the Chargers' three-game losing streak.
The Chiefs had taken the (More)
Sam becomes the 33rd First-Team All-American in school history, the seventh at Mizzou for Head Coach Gary Pinkel, and the school's first defensive selection since former great Justin Smith in 2000.
The No. 8 Missouri Tigers wrestling team will travel to Cedar Falls, Iowa for the Northern Iowa Open this Saturday, Dec. 14.Over 30 Tiger grapplers will participate in the annual tournament held on the University of Northern Iowa's campus. Along with the eighth-ranked Tigers, Northern Iowa is ranked tenth in...
A staple of the Mizzou Department of Athletics has been the work of its student-athletes in the classroom and the 2013 University December Graduation proved once again that at Mizzou, its athletes truly are student-athletes. In fact, this weekend 34 Mizzou student-athletes will graduate with their degrees. The Mizzou football...
This week's Workout Wednesday will teach you a great exercise for the back and shoulders. Strong athletes have strong backs!
The NCAA announced Wednesday that it has awarded the City of St. Louis with four more NCAA Championships. Missouri will partner with the St. Louis Sports Commission to host the 2015 and 2017 NCAA Wrestling Championships and the 2017 and 2018 NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championships. The wrestling tournaments will be...