Posted 7:59 PM 8/21/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Two more former University of Missouri students have gone public with assault allegations against ex-running back Derrick Washington, including a women's soccer player who said her coach suggested she could lose her scholarship if she pursued her complaint that Washington punched (More)
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Posted 2:01 PM 8/21/2014 by Mary Kate Burgess, KOMU 8 Sports
MEXICO, MO - The facilities at Hawthorne Heights are immaculate. However, there used to be an eyesore right above the football field that had been there since 1992.
The old press box at Mexico High School was "full of mold, structurally the integrity of it had be compromised (More)
Posted 8:42 PM 8/20/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Courtland Griffin has attempted to keep the lives of his McCluer North football players as normal as possible despite the upheaval in their community - Ferguson, Missouri.
North is one of three high schools in the Ferguson-Florissant School District that has yet to begin (More)
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)
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.(More)
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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)
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)
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)
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)
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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)
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)
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)
No. 15 Mizzou volleyball escaped host North Texas in a thrilling five-set (17-25, 25-17, 31-29, 18-25, 15-12) win in the final match of the North Texas Invitational, sharing the invitational title in a three-way tie. Mizzou rallied after losing the first set and got double-digit kills from four players, including...
Gary Pinkel wanted to get Marcus Murphy more touches, and Murph made his coach look good Saturday. The senior from DeSoto, Texas, returned a third-quarter kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown to help the 24th-ranked Tigers to a 38-18 win over South Dakota State on Faurot Field on Saturday.
No. 15 Mizzou volleyball lost to Northwestern State, 3-0 (19-25, 19-25, 22-25), on Saturday afternoon (Aug. 30) at the North Texas Volleyball Complex in match four of the North Texas Invite. The loss drops the Tigers to 1-1 on the young season and snaps a streak of 35 consecutive regular...