• Murphy and Ray receive all-SEC weekly honors

    Murphy and Ray receive all-SEC weekly honors

    Posted 6:08 PM 10/20/2014 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou tailback Marcus Murphy hauled in another award from the SEC and defensive end Shane Ray tallied his third honor from the conference this year.

    The SEC named Murphy as the All-SEC Special Team's Player of the Week, and it named Ray Defensive Lineman of the Week after a (More)

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  • Week nine Friday Night Fever plays of the week

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    Posted 12:23 PM 10/20/2014 by KOMU 8 Sports

    Here are your week nine Friday Night Fever plays of the week! What an end to the regular season of mid-Missouri high school football. Voting for the final plays of the week ends Friday at 3 p.m. and make sure to watch KOMU 8 News at 6 to see the results.

  • Mizzou to host Kentucky, SEC Network pre-game show

    Mizzou to host Kentucky, SEC Network pre-game show

    Posted 11:32 AM 10/20/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri Tiger fans will have an action packed day of SEC football when the Kentucky Wildcats come to town on Nov. 1. On Monday, the Southeastern Conference announced the game will kickoff at 3 p.m. and can be seen on the SEC Network.

    In addition to the game, the SEC Network's (More)

  • Rams fans and Ferguson protestors clash outside Rams game

    Rams fans and Ferguson protestors clash outside Rams game

    Posted 10:04 PM 10/19/2014 by Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Police say two women have been arrested after dozens of Rams fans and Ferguson protesters clashed outside the Edward Jones Dome.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that one protester tried to jab a Rams fan with a pole bearing an upside down American flag on Sunday (More)

  • Santos' 48-yard field goal lifts Chiefs over Bolts

    Santos' 48-yard field goal lifts Chiefs over Bolts

    Posted 6:23 PM 10/19/2014 by The Associated Press

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - Cairo Santos kicked a 48-yard field goal field goal with 21 seconds left and the Kansas City Chiefs beat San Diego 23-20 Sunday, snapping the Chargers' five-game winning streak.

    The Chiefs moved into field goal range thanks to Alex Smith, who completed three straight (More)

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  • Rams hold off Seahawks 28-26

    Rams hold off Seahawks 28-26

    Posted 3:26 PM 10/19/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Punter Johnny Hekker's pass from the St. Louis 18 caught the Seattle Seahawks by surprise for the last of three big plays by Rams special teams in a 28-26 victory over the defending Super Bowl champions on Sunday.

    Stedman Bailey had a 90-yard touchdown on a trick return (More)

  • Missouri routs Florida 42-13

    Posted 10:44 PM 10/18/2014 by The Associated Press

    GAINESVILLE, Florida - Marcus Murphy scored three touchdowns, including two on special teams, and Missouri embarrassed Florida 42-13 Saturday night.

    The Tigers (5-2, 2-1 Southeastern Conference) scored on a kickoff return, a punt return, a fumble return and an interception return. (More)

  • FNF high school football scores and photos: Week 9

    FNF high school football scores and photos: Week 9

    Posted 5:02 PM 10/17/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - That is it, the regular season is over for most mid-Missouri high school football teams. Hickman and Hazelwood Central meet tomorrow.

    Everyone plays at least one more week because of districts.

    Click here to see all the (More)

  • 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)

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