• New assault complaints against ex-Mizzou RB emerge

    New assault complaints against ex-Mizzou RB emerge

    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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  • Mexico Bulldogs debut new press box at Friday's football game

    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)

  • Three Ferguson area schools practice at Rams facility

    Three Ferguson area schools practice at Rams facility

    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)

  • Centralia football coach limited this season

    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)

  • Charles, Bowe remain out of Chiefs practice

    Charles, Bowe remain out of Chiefs practice

    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.

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  • Heat pushes back start times for high school games

    Heat pushes back start times for high school games

    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)

  • Greg Robinson has double duty on offensive line

    Greg Robinson has double duty on offensive line

    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)

  • With Chiefs' Charles out, Davis, Gray get chances

    With Chiefs' Charles out, Davis, Gray get chances

    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)

  • Newton, Stewart lead Panthers past Chiefs, 28-16

    Newton, Stewart lead Panthers past Chiefs, 28-16

    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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  • Missouri Tigers ranked No. 24 in preseason AP Poll

    Missouri Tigers ranked No. 24 in preseason AP Poll

    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)

  • Jefferson City football ready for season

    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)

  • New leadership in store for Hickman football

    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)

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