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    Missouri softball's season ends at hands of UCLA

    Missouri softball's season ends at hands of UCLA

    Posted 6:42 PM 5/24/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU Sports Digital Producer

    LOS ANGELES - The Tigers' season comes to an end after a loss in game two to the Bruins by a score of 10-6.

    This loss comes after a 7-4 loss in game one as UCLA took the three-game series two games to none. In the defeat, Tori Finucane and Paige Lowary combined to throw seven innings (More)

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    Missouri eliminated at SEC tournament

    Missouri eliminated at SEC tournament

    Posted 1:56 PM 5/21/2015 by Austin Hough, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    HOOVER, AL - The Missouri baseball team's chances of making the NCAA tournament took a big hit Thursday morning, as the Tigers lost to the Alabama Crimson Tide 4-3, eliminating them from the SEC Tournament.

    Just like Wednesday, the Tigers got off to a good start. Missouri scored two runs (More)

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    Rock Bridge golfers capture title

    Rock Bridge golfers capture title

    Posted 5:54 PM 5/19/2015 by Abby Rice, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    SEDALIA, Mo. - The Rock Bridge High School boys golf team secured the Class 4 State Championship for the second year in a row at the Sedalia Country Club on Monday.

    The win marked the third time in the last five years that the Bruins have won the state title.The Bruins posted a team score (More)

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    Missouri earns first ever SEC Tournament win

    Missouri earns first ever SEC Tournament win

    Posted 4:00 PM 5/19/2015 by Abby Rice, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    HOOVER, Al. - The Missouri baseball team advanced in the SEC Tournament with a 5-1 win over South Carolina on Monday, giving the Tigers their first ever SEC Tournament win in program history. 

    Starter Reggie McClain stepped up in a big way for the Tigers. McClain pitched seven innings (More)

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    Former Mizzou, JCHS standout Justin Smith retires from NFL

    Former Mizzou, JCHS standout  Justin Smith retires from NFL

    Posted 6:35 PM 5/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    SANTA CLARA, Califonia (AP) - When Justin Smith decided that his body wouldn't let him perform up to his own lofty standards, he knew it was time to stop playing.

    Smith announced Monday that he is retiring after 14 seasons as one of the top defensive linemen in the NFL, dealing yet another (More)

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    Mizzou downs Kansas 7-6 to advance to Super Sectional

    Mizzou downs Kansas 7-6 to advance to Super Sectional

    Posted 4:49 PM 5/17/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Produucer

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - Mizzou softball's Kirsten Mack hit a grand slam and a double, driving in a career high five runs, to help the Tigers down Kansas 7-6 Sunday and advance to the NCAA Super Regional against UCLA.

    Sophomore P Cheyenne Baxter got the win in the circle for the Tigers, scattering (More)

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    No. 10 Missouri softball wins border war

    No. 10 Missouri softball wins border war

    Posted 5:49 PM 5/16/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - After a big win against Indiana State, the Tigers kept to their winning ways against rival Kansas, 5-3.

    Despite trailing early, Missouri's bats came alive as Emily Crane, Sami Fagan and Amanda Sanchez each recorded a pair of hits to lift the Tigers.

    On the mound, Tori (More)

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    Missouri baseball falls to Kentucky

    Missouri baseball falls to Kentucky

    Posted 3:05 PM 5/16/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Following its first win in 13 days, the Missouri men's baseball team added another tally to the loss column falling, 8-2, to Kentucky.

    The loss marks the seventh loss for the Tigers in their past three games as the team is now 4-7 in the month of May. Missouri's record now sits (More)

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    Sophie Cunningham named to 2015 USA Basketball Women's U19 Championship trials team

    Sophie Cunningham named to 2015 USA Basketball Women's U19 Championship trials team

    Posted 6:11 PM 5/6/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    OLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Incoming Mizzou women's basketball freshman and McDonalds All-American Sophie Cunningham was named to the 2015 USA Basketball Women's U19 World Championship Team Trials roster, as announced today by USA Basketball.

    Trials to select the 12 members who will comprise (More)

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    No. 13 Missouri softball rolls on in SEC Tournament

    No. 13 Missouri softball rolls on in SEC Tournament

    Posted 4:04 PM 5/6/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The No. 13, 7-seed Missouri softball team (39-13) won its first round SEC Tournament game, run-ruling 10-seed Mississippi State (35-19) 9-0 in six innings.

    Sophomore pitcher Tori Finucane (19-8) allowed just one hit with two walks and two strikeouts in a complete (More)

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    Ole Miss avoids sweep against No. 21 Mizzou baseball

    Ole Miss avoids sweep against No. 21 Mizzou baseball

    Posted 5:02 PM 5/3/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - No. 21 Mizzou baseball (28-20, 14-10 SEC) was unable to complete its comeback against Ole Miss Sunday afternoon at Taylor Stadium. With the win, the Rebels prevented the Mizzou sweep. Sikes Orvis had two homeruns.

    Orvis' homers came in back-to-back at bats in the second and (More)

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    Mizzou softballs earns an extra-innings win over No. 1 Florida

    Mizzou softballs earns an extra-innings win over No. 1 Florida

    Posted 2:22 PM 5/3/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - Freshman pitcher Paige Lowary threw her best game of the season en route to the Tigers downing No. 1 Florida in eight innings, 3-2. She pitched 8.0 innings, giving up only two runs on three hits and four walks, while striking out seven batters.

    Redshirt junior OF Taylor (More)

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