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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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)
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)
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)
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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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)
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)
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)
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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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.
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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)
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)
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.
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).
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...
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.
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...