• Ex-teammates Pinkel, Saban meet for SEC title

    Ex-teammates Pinkel, Saban meet for SEC title

    Posted 2:28 PM 12/3/2014 by The Associated Press

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Gary Pinkel and Nick Saban are competing with a conference championship on the line 42 years after winning one together.

    The former Kent State teammates will be on opposing sidelines Saturday. Saban leads No. 1 Alabama against Pinkel and No. 14 Missouri in the (More)

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  • Mizzou's Baggett wins Co-SEC Special Teams Player of the Week

    Mizzou's Baggett wins Co-SEC Special Teams Player of the Week

    Posted 6:49 PM 12/1/2014 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - After being a target on social media for missing two extra points two weeks ago, Andrew Baggett won an award for his performance last Saturday.

    Baggett hit two critical field goals in a 21-14 win against Arkansas. He made attempts from 52 yards and then another from 50 right (More)

  • SEC fines Missouri for fans storming field

    SEC fines Missouri for fans storming field

    Posted 5:09 PM 12/1/2014 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The SEC fined Missouri $25,000 Monday for fans entering the field following the team's 21-14 win against Arkansas Saturday.

    This is Mizzou's second offense for rushing the field or court since the Tigers moved to the Southeastern Conference in 2012.

    Fans last rushed the (More)

  • St. Louis police group criticizes Rams players

    St. Louis police group criticizes Rams players

    Posted 10:12 AM 12/1/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Police Officers Association said the five Rams players who stood with their hands raised before Sunday's game should be disciplined and the NFL should publicly apologize.

    Some witnesses said Michael Brown, who was black, had his hands up before being fatally (More)

  • Battle football caps dream run with a state title

    Battle football caps dream run with a state title

    Posted 2:45 PM 11/30/2014 by Eric Kelly and Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Reporters

    ST. LOUIS - One year ago, the Battle Spartans finished up their first varsity football season after losing to Troy Buchanan in districts. Now, the Spartans have a state football championship. 

    In their first season with playoff eligibility, the Spartans defeated the Nixa Eagles (More)

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  • No. 17 Missouri beats Arkansas to take SEC East

    No. 17 Missouri beats Arkansas to take SEC East

    Posted 9:00 PM 11/28/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - After three quarters smothered by Arkansas, Missouri found a way out. It's been that way most of the year, simply finding ways to get the job done.

    "I just think it got contagious," coach Gary Pinkel said after finally emerging from a rowdy locker room celebrating the 21-14 (More)

  • Hog dominates Mizzou tailgate menus

    Posted 8:25 PM 11/28/2014 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou fans flooded the tailgates Friday afternoon, hours before the Mizzou football team clinched the SEC East championship.

    Fans ditched holiday shopping and decked out in black during the Black Friday game.

    But Thanksgiving feasts didn't keep tailgaters from Friday's (More)

  • Mizzou fans react to second SEC East Championship

    Posted 7:26 PM 11/28/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - You didn't need a ticket inside Memorial Stadium to tell how the Tigers were doing.

    Missouri pulled out a 21-14 win against Arkansas in the Battle Line Rivalry, sending the Tigers to the SEC Championship for the second straight year.

    "I got to tell you we were a little (More)

  • Battle High football team heads to state championship

    Posted 2:45 PM 11/28/2014 by Christina Santiago, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Only two years after its founding, Battle High School's football team traveled to St. Louis Friday for the Class 5 State Championship.

    Dozens of parents scrambled to make 95 sandwiches in 15 minutes as their sons scarfed down lunch in the high school cafeteria. Members of the (More)

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  • Missouri vs. Arkansas: news, scores and stats

    Missouri vs. Arkansas: news, scores and stats

    Posted 12:29 PM 11/28/2014 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter and Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou can win back-to-back SEC East championships with a win against Arkansas today. But it won't be easy. Arkansas is the 1st team ever to win back-to-back shutouts against ranked opponents. 

    Follow us here on our live blog for news, stats, scores and much more. Updates (More)

  • Rams' upset bid turned back by Gilchrist, Chargers

    Rams' upset bid turned back by Gilchrist, Chargers

    Posted 8:11 AM 11/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - The St. Louis Rams were 4 yards away from another upset.

    Journeyman quarterback Shaun Hill dropped back to pass and Kenny Britt flashed across the middle.

    Strong safety Marcus Gilchrist swooped in and it was game over.

    Gilchrist intercepted journeyman Shaun (More)

  • No. 19 Missouri outlasts Tennessee 29-21

    Posted 10:24 PM 11/22/2014 by The Associated Press

    KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (AP) - Missouri found a way to win on the road once again.

    Now, the 19th-ranked Tigers return home with a chance to earn their second straight trip to the Southeastern Conference championship game.

    Maty Mauk threw a pair of fourth-quarter touchdown passes (More)

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  • W. Basketball. "You can't Laugh Without Smiling"

    If you asked Mizzou freshman guard, Carrie Shepherd, where the University of Missouri-Columbia was located, going into her junior year at South Permiscot High School, Shephard would have not been able to tell you.

  • Wrestling. Wrestling Hosts Trio Of Duals Friday At Mizzou Arena

    Mizzou wrestling closes out their month of December action this Friday, Dec. 19 with three duals at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers are set to compete against Kent State at 1 p.m. (CT), South Dakota State at 3 p.m. (CT) and SIUE at 5 p.m. (CT).

  • Track. Dr. Rick McGuire Honored with the 2014 George Dales Award

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - Dr. Rick McGuire was recognized for his contributions and life long commitment to the profession of coaching with the 2014 George Dales Award, one of the USTFCCCA's (U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association) most prestigious honors. Presented on Tuesday (December 16) at the USTFCCCA...

  • Wrestling. Houdashelt Awarded MAC Wrestler of the Week

    Tiger Style redshirt senior Drake Houdashelt was named the MAC Wrestler of the Week for Dec. 8-14, as announced today by the Mid-American Conference (MAC) office. The O'Fallon, Mo. native is coming off an outstanding weekend, as he recorded two victories over Top-10 opponents.

  • W. Volleyball. Carly Kan Named AVCA Honorable Mention All-American

    Mizzou sophomore outside hitter Carly Kan (Honolulu, Hawaii) has been named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-America Honorable Mention Team, as announced by the AVCA on Wednesday (Dec. 7). This is the second consecutive year that Kan has been named Honorable Mention All-American. Kan's All-America nod this season...