Posted 5:02 PM 12/2/2013 by Clayton Conness, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
BIRMINGHAM - Senior Mizzou football cornerback E.J. Gaines did something Saturday no other player has done in the last two years: hold Texas A&M wide receiver Mike Evans to under 40 receiving yards in a game. Monday, the SEC named the captain its Co-Defensive Player of the Week for his superb (More)
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Posted 9:55 PM 11/30/2013 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
COLUMBIA - Missouri won the SEC East and will play Auburn in the SEC Championship Game next week after beating Texas A&M 28-21 in front of a sold-out crowd on senior night.
"We got a lot of respect back," Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel said. "And that respect is really important for (More)
Posted 5:04 PM 11/30/2013 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff
COLUMBIA - The Mizzou Tigers secure a spot in the SEC championship with a victory Saturday night against the Aggies of Texas A&M.
The Tigers improve to 11-1 in just their second season in the SEC. The team is currently ranked No. 5 in the AP Top 25 Poll.
The must-win game was (More)
Posted 2:36 PM 11/30/2013 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Quarterback Trent Nally ran for three scores and passed for another as Maryville won its 30th game in a row and second straight Class 3 Missouri State High School Championship by defeating Seneca 50-28 Saturday at the Show-Me Bowl.
Nally passed for 96 and ran for 59 more for (More)
Posted 6:34 PM 11/29/2013 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Columnist
This is it. This is the game fans have been fearing all year. Johnny Manziel, one of the best quarterbacks in college football, and the Texas A&M Aggies will come to Columbia to take on the Missouri Tigers. But now, this game has bigger implications. This game is the one thing standing in (More)
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Posted 3:48 PM 11/29/2013 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
ST. LOUIS - It was closer than last year's Class 4 State Championship Game, but for the second straight year, Webb City beat Helias as the Cardinals become the first team in Missouri history to win 12 state titles.
Helias started strong. On the first drive of the game, senior running back (More)
Posted 10:25 PM 11/26/2013 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
COLUMBIA - For the first time in 20 years, Rock Bridge will play in the State Championship Game and emotions will be running high.
"The atmosphere is going to be crazy," senior running back Eli Stout said. "I can't even imagine playing in the Rams stadium."
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Posted 6:04 PM 11/24/2013 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Philip Rivers threw for 392 yards and three touchdowns, the final one a 26-yarder to Seyi Ajirotutu with 24 seconds remaining, to give San Diego a 41-38 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday and end the Chargers' three-game losing streak.
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Posted 4:41 PM 11/24/2013 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Tavon Austin's 65-yard touchdown run - his fourth straight this season from beyond midfield - jump-started a 21-point first quarter and the St. Louis Rams defense made some big plays, too, in a 42-21 victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday.
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Posted 10:15 PM 11/23/2013 by The Associated Press
OXFORD, MS. (AP) - Henry Josey rushed for two touchdowns, Marcus Murphy added another and No. 8 Missouri rolled to a 24-10 victory over No. 24 Mississippi on Saturday night.
Missouri (10-1, 6-1 Southeastern Conference) is now one victory away from clinching the SEC East title. The Tigers (More)
Posted 10:53 PM 11/22/2013 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
COLUMBIA - The Rock Bridge football team started the postseason with a 4-5 record. Now, they are 8-5 and headed to St. Louis to play in the Class 6 State Championship.
The Rock Bridge Bruins football team beat the undefeated Hazelwood Central Hawks by a score of 36-33 to advance to the (More)
Posted 5:52 PM 11/20/2013 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
The Missouri Tigers control their own destiny. Whether it's the SEC East or the BCS, Missouri's play in the next few games determines which games they play in to end the season.
While the biggest game of Missouri's season will come in two weeks against Texas A&M at home, they will have (More)
Members of the Mizzou men's swimming team wrapped up competition at the three-day American Short Course Championships, held March 6-8, at the Lee & Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on the campus of the University of Texas. Over the course of the meet, the Tigers set two school records, a...
Missouri Basketball will open Southeastern Conference Tournament action on Thursday at Noon CT against Texas A&M at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.
After a full day of wrestling at the 2014 MAC Championships, the ninth-ranked Missouri Tigers sit in second place with 89.5 team points. Northern Iowa leads all nine MAC programs with 97 points, with Ohio holding the third spot with 81 points.
Saturday, March 8, 2014 Missouri vs. Southern Miss Kendall Keeton and Dillon Everett both reached base in the first inning, extending their team-best on base streaks of 12 and 11 games, respectively.
Mizzou baseball (6-6) took a 5-0 lead through two innings and held on to win by a 6-4 final over Southern Mississippi (6-9) Saturday afternoon (March 8) at Taylor Stadium. The Tigers took advantage of five walks through the game's first two frames, sealing a series victory. John Miles (Columbia,...