Posted 11:26 AM 10/29/2014 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri Athletic Department remembered "Mr. Mizzou" Wednesday. Former assistant coach and player John Kadlec passed away early Wednesday morning. He was 86.
The St. Louis native and lifelong Tiger, came to Mizzou in 1947 to play football under Hall of Fame (More)
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Posted 8:57 AM 10/29/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - Former Mizzou football player and color commentator John Kadlec, also known as "Mr. Mizzou", has died at 86.
Kadlec was known as a beloved figure in the MU community for decades.
Born October 22, 1928, Kadlec played on the offensive line for the Tigers from 1948-1950. (More)
Posted 4:09 PM 10/27/2014 by KOMU 8 Sports
Here are your Friday Night Fever plays of the week from the first week of Districts! Vote for your favorite play of the week and make sure to check KOMU 8 News at 6 on Friday for the results.
Posted 3:30 PM 10/26/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Jamaal Charles ran for two touchdowns, Knile Davis returned a kick 99 yards for another score and the Kansas City Chiefs trounced the St. Louis Rams 34-7 on Sunday.
Cairo Santos added a pair of field goals for Kansas City (4-3), including a career-best 53-yarder. Alex (More)
Posted 6:46 PM 10/25/2014 by The Associated Press
COLUMBIA (AP) - Bud Sasser scored two touchdowns and Russell Hansbrough added another to lead Missouri past Vanderbilt 24-14 Saturday and end a two-game home losing streak.
After scoring twice apiece on special teams and defense last week at Florida, the Tigers (6-2, 3-1 Southeastern (More)
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Posted 2:06 PM 10/25/2014 by Alex Farkas, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer and Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
COLUMBIA - Missouri hosts Vanderbilt in a SEC East matchup. It is Missouri's annual homecoming game. The Tigers and Commodores have split games against each other in Missouri's first two years in the SEC. Vanderbilt won the first matchup in Columbia. In his last three games, Maty Mauk has (More)
Posted 9:49 PM 10/24/2014 by Jordan Bowen, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - Community members and those coming from out of the area gathered in the University's "Greek Town" Friday to take part in the campus decorations for this year's 103rd homecoming.
"I'm really excited to see everyone's hard work showcased," Freshman Christy Purst said. "I know the (More)
Posted 5:43 PM 10/23/2014 by Annie Hammock, KOMU 8 Interactive Director and Katie Grunik, KOMU Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - Missouri high school football playoffs began Friday night.
Blair Oaks beat Boonville 37-7 in the KOMU 8 Sports game of the week. The Falcons will play Fulton next week.
Several teams advanced with shutouts, including Jefferson City scoring 39 against Hickman and Moberly (More)
Posted 3:00 PM 10/24/2014 by Genevieve Reaume, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - MU homecoming brings a lot more to Columbia than alumni and families.
Homecoming is a source of revenue for the city, and in combination with other sporting activities, it has increased over the past few years.
A study done by the Columbia Chamber of Commerce (More)
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Posted 8:01 AM 10/24/2014 by Eduardo Gonzalez, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - Greek Town will be decked out Friday night for House Decs. The sororities and fraternities decorate their houses and the crowds are able to walk around and enjoy the sights.
The University of Missouri is credited for creating Homecoming. This year marks the 103rd Homecoming, as (More)
Posted 5:17 PM 10/23/2014 by Tyler Greever, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
MONITEAU - When the calendar pages flip to October, the colors you normally think of are red, brown, and orange.
But Breast Cancer Awareness Month has brought a new color to that palette: pink.
"Everyone has somebody in the family that's been touched by cancer in some way," (More)
Posted 2:48 PM 10/23/2014 by Tyler Greever and Andrew Kauffman, KOUM 8 Sports Reporters
COLUMBIA - On this week's episode of Opening Drive, find out why the color pink means a little bit more to one California football player and how one Tolton man won the drawing of a lifetime.
Then, our hosts take a look at where every team in the mid-Missouri area is playing for the district playoffs.
Finally, we preview the best playoff matchups this week.
Mizzou volleyball closed its season with a 3-2 (27-25, 25-23, 21-25, 21-25, 12-15) loss to Alabama on Wednesday night (Nov. 26) at the Hearnes Center. The Tigers were led by sophomore Carly Kan (Honolulu, Hawaii), who tallied her 19th double-double of the season, matching the school record for double-doubles in...
Mizzou kept host school Chaminade at an arm's length throughout the Tigers' final game at the EA Sports Maui Invitational, outrunning the Silverswords down the stretch for a 74-60 victory.
The Mizzou men's swimming and diving team is ranked third nationally in the Nov. 26 College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) NCAA Division I Men's Team Rankings, the CSCAA announced on Wednesday. The No. 3 ranking is the highest in program history, besting the No. 7 ranking the squad...
Mizzou volleyball sophomore All-American Carly Kan (Honolulu, Hawaii) was named SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year, as announced by the SEC office on Wednesday (Nov. 25). Kan shares the award with Florida's Holly Pole and Texas A&M's Shelby Sullivan. This is the second major academic award for Kan this year...
For the second time this season, junior diver Lauren Reedy earned accolades from the Southeastern Conference, as she was named the SEC Female Diver of the Week on Tuesday. The Rochester Hills, Mich., native also earned the same honor on Oct. 28.