• 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)

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  • 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.

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  • 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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  • Opening Drive: Previewing high school football, week seven

    Posted 12:32 PM 10/2/2014 by Tyler Greever, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - On this week's episode of Opening Drive, find out why one South Callaway player can never seem to stay off the field.

    See the top plays from weeks four through six of this season and find out who our host thinks the top three teams are in mid-Missouri right now.

    Finally, our host previews the Friday Night Fever Game of the Week: Palmyra vs. Centralia. All of the other games on this week's slate are previewed too! 

  • South Carolina showcases unique tailgates

    Posted 9:56 PM 10/1/2014 by Morgan Uber, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina -Tailgating is about the local food, passionate fans, and time-honored traditions. From the Grove at Ole Miss to the Junction at Mississippi State, Southeastern Conference fans are highly ranked for knowing how to celebrate their teams and their schools.

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  • Rams pick Austin Davis as starting QB for season

    Rams pick Austin Davis as starting QB for season

    Posted 3:14 PM 10/1/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Rams coach Jeff Fisher says that Austin Davis will be the team's starting quarterback for the rest of the season.

    Fisher had insisted that Shaun Hill would return as the starter as soon as he was completely healed from a quad injury. Instead, he said Wednesday that Davis (More)

  • Chiefs' Stephenson returns from 4-game suspension

    Chiefs' Stephenson returns from 4-game suspension

    Posted 2:51 PM 10/1/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Right tackle Donald Stephenson returned to the Kansas City Chiefs on Wednesday following his four-game suspension for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing drugs.

    Now, the question is how many games it'll take him to return to the starting lineup.

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  • Mokane football player does it all

    Posted 4:49 PM 9/30/2014 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter

    MOKANE - South Callaway football has jumped out to a 6-0 start this season, beating opponents by an average margin of just more than 60 points. This is in large part due to one Bulldog who can do it all on and off the field.

    Cory Hanger is a senior at South Callaway who plays multiple (More)

  • NFL admits mistake in penalty against Abdullah

    NFL admits mistake in penalty against Abdullah

    Posted 2:38 PM 9/30/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The NFL says Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for dropping to his knees in prayer in the end zone after an interception.

    NFL spokesman Michael Signora writes in an email to The Associated Press on Tuesday that "the officiating (More)

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  • Mizzou's Shane Ray named SEC Defensive Line Player of the Week

    Mizzou's Shane Ray named SEC Defensive Line Player of the Week

    Posted 7:23 PM 9/29/2014 by Jack Korte, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Standout Missouri defensive lineman Shane Ray was named SEC Defensive Line Player of the Week for his big game this past Saturday against the South Carolina Gamecocks.

    Ray had a career-high eight tackles, including two sacks, which ties his personal best.

    This marks the (More)

  • Week six Friday Night Fever plays of the week

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    Posted 10:04 AM 9/29/2014 by KOMU 8 Sports

    Here are your Friday Night Fever plays of the week from week six! Voting ends Friday afternoon at 3 so be sure to vote as often as possible for your favorite play! Watch KOMU 8 News at 10 on Friday nights for all of your local high school football coverage!

  • Chiefs fans trying to break Seattle record

    Chiefs fans trying to break Seattle record

    Posted 3:17 PM 9/29/2014 by The Associated Press

    SEATTLE (AP) - While the Kansas City Chiefs are trying to beat New England in the Monday night football game, Seahawks fans are watching to see if Kansas City fans can beat Seattle in crowd noise.

    KIRO-FM reports it's been a back-and-forth battle, with (More)

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