• Opening Drive: Previewing high school football, week eight

    Posted 1:27 PM 10/9/2014 by Tyler Greever and Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporters

    COLUMBIA - On the newest episode of Opening Drive, see how a coach changed one of his player's lives.

    Then, find out what Emojis our hosts give to some of the biggest storylines from last week's games.

    Finally, see the full preview for the Friday Night Fever Game of the Week: Jefferson City vs. Battle. We have previews for all of the other best matchups too! 

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  • NCAA president has wish list for Power Five conferences

    NCAA president has wish list for Power Five conferences

    Posted 12:35 PM 10/9/2014 by The Associated Press

    DANBURY, Connecticut (AP) - Now that the Power Five conferences have their autonomy, NCAA President Mark Emmert has a wish list he'd like them to tackle right away.

    Emmert, speaking after a lecture at Western Connecticut State University, said Wednesday the conferences should prioritize (More)

  • SEC East overshadowed by more powerful West

    SEC East overshadowed by more powerful West

    Posted 2:14 PM 10/8/2014 by The Associated Press

    ATHENS, Georgia (AP) - An important Southeastern Conference Eastern Division showdown is being overshadowed this week by another deluge of compelling SEC West games.

    The only ranked teams from the SEC East will meet on Saturday when No. 13 Georgia visits No. 23 Missouri in a game which (More)

  • Mizzou gets bike-friendly for Georgia game

    Mizzou gets bike-friendly for Georgia game

    Posted 4:58 AM 10/8/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Missouri football fans who arrive early to tailgate before Saturday's home game against Georgia may see a few more two-wheeled tailgaters.

    The university's athletics department is installing bike racks on the east side of the Hearnes Center in an effort to promote (More)

  • Week seven Friday Night Fever plays of the week

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    Posted 9:13 PM 10/6/2014 by KOMU 8 Sports

    Here are your Friday Night Fever plays of the week from week seven! Voting ends Friday afternoon at 3. Make sure to watch KOMU 8 News at 10 on Fridays for all of your mid-Missouri football coverage!

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  • AT&T and MU announce wireless upgrade at football field

    Posted 7:08 PM 10/6/2014 by Alex Brown, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Seven Saturdays a year, Memorial Stadium normally fills with more than 70,000 rowdy fans. 

    However, on Monday, the stadium was quiet and peaceful as AT&T and Mizzou officials led a tour to showcase a new wireless system. 

    The system is a multi-million dollar (More)

  • Missouri to travel to The Swamp for evening game

    Missouri to travel to The Swamp for evening game

    Posted 11:55 AM 10/6/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri football team will head to The Swamp for an evening game on Oct. 18. On Monday the Southeastern Conference announced the Gators will host the Tigers with a 6 p.m. CT kickoff, scheduled to appear on either ESPN or ESPN2.

    The network will finalize the channel (More)

  • Fake punt helps 49ers beat Chiefs 22-17

    Fake punt helps 49ers beat Chiefs 22-17

    Posted 6:37 PM 10/5/2014 by The Associated Press

    SANTA CLARA, California (AP) - Colin Kaepernick threw for 201 yards and a touchdown, Frank Gore ran for 107 yards and the San Francisco 49ers converted a fake punt to beat the Kansas City Chiefs 22-17 on Sunday.

    The 49ers (3-2) turned to a trick play on fourth-and-1 from their own 29 early (More)

  • Eagles beat Rams behind defense, special teams

    Eagles beat Rams behind defense, special teams

    Posted 3:42 PM 10/5/2014 by The Associated Press

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Nick Foles threw two touchdown passes, the defense and special teams each scored, and the Philadelphia Eagles held on for a 34-28 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday.

    The Eagles (4-1) rebounded from a tough loss at San Francisco with a strong all-around (More)

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  • Missouri to host Georgia with morning kick-off

    Missouri to host Georgia with morning kick-off

    Posted 1:03 PM 10/5/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri football team finally knows the start time for Oct. 11 home game. The Tigers will officially kick-off their first home conference game of the season against the Georgia Bulldogs at 11 a.m. CT on CBS.

    The game time and broadcast network information was released on (More)

  • FNF high school football scores and photos: Week 7

    FNF high school football scores and photos: Week 7

    Posted 4:26 PM 10/3/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - There were some crazy scores in week seven of mid-Missouri high school football. It seems the cold did not slow any one down, as evidenced by a lot of high scores.

    Click here to see all the scores.

    In our game of the week (More)

  • The Extra Point: Game of the Week: Palmyra at Centralia

    The Extra Point: Game of the Week: Palmyra at Centralia

    Posted 7:22 PM 10/2/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    CENTRALIA - In week seven of mid-Missouri high school football, our Game of the Week is the battle of the panthers. Centralia hosts Palmyra to see which panther team will reign supreme. 

    No rain is predicted for Friday's games and the temperature should be chilly in the 50's.

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