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    No. 19 Mizzou softball falls to No. 14 Tennessee

    No. 19 Mizzou softball falls to No. 14 Tennessee

    Posted 9:19 PM 3/20/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - The No. 19 Missouri softball team fell to No. 14 Tennessee on Friday, 12-4 in the first game of a three-game weekend series. The Volunteer win included four home runs, including a fourth-inning grand slam off of sophomore right handed pitcher Tori Finucane.

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    Mizzou agrees 2017 football game with Idaho

    Mizzou agrees 2017 football game with Idaho

    Posted 4:20 PM 3/20/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri and University of Idaho have agreed to a single game for October 21, 2017. The game will be take place in Columbia as the final non-conference game of the season.

    In 2017, Missouri will be home to face Missouri State on September 2 and Purdue on (More)

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    Missouri wrestling tied for fifth at NCAA Championships

    Missouri wrestling tied for fifth at NCAA Championships

    Posted 8:02 AM 3/20/2015 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff & The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Ohio State carried the momentum of a strong start to the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships into the evening session Thursday.

    Ohio State leads the team points with 23, followed by Iowa (21), Oklahoma State (19.5), Penn State (18.5), Missouri (18) and Nebraska (More)

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    MU's Title IX office talks changes as Menu Courey case closed

    Posted 4:16 PM 3/19/2015 by Arianna Poindexter, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - MU Title IX employees discussed future changes in their office and elsewhere on-campus Thursday following the Columbia Police Department's closing of the Sasha Menu Courey investigation.

    Since August 2014, there have been approximately 144 incidents, including sexual misconduct (More)

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    Missouri, Iowa, Ohio State, headline NCAA wrestling meet

    Missouri, Iowa, Ohio State, headline NCAA wrestling meet

    Posted 10:20 AM 3/19/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - There's no odds-on favorite for the NCAA team wrestling title for the first time in years.

    About the only thing everyone seems to agree on is that it won't be Penn State.

    The four-time champions Nittany Lions likely will see their run atop college wrestling come to (More)

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    Timeline of former MU swimmer sexual assault investigation

    Posted 10:04 PM 3/18/2015 by Kimaya Davis, KOMU 8 News Reporter

    COLUMBIA - After more than a year of reviewing evidence, Columbia police closed the Sasha Menu Courey sexual assault case.

    Here is a detailed time-line of Menu Courey's time at MU and the subsequent reports and investigation:

    • Sasha arrived at the University of Missouri in (More)
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    Mizzou baseball falls to Air Force

    Mizzou baseball falls to Air Force

    Posted 5:32 PM 3/18/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Air Force snapped the Missouri baseball team (16-5, 3-0) six-game winning streak Wednesday, 4-2.

    The Falcons (9-10) scored the first two runs of the game in the third inning on RBIs from senior Noah Pierce and sophomore Tyler Jones. The Tigers got a run back in the fourth inning (More)

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    Menu Courey case a catalyst for MU sexual assault reporting reform

    Posted 1:53 PM 3/18/2015 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - University of Missouri Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin spoke Wednesday morning about the aftermath of the Sasha Menu Courey investigation and its impact on Title IX investigations. He took questions surrounding sexual assault reporting in an open-ended question and answer session initially (More)

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    Columbia police close sexual assault case of former MU swimmer

    Posted 11:54 AM 3/18/2015 by Jessica Mensch, KOMU 8 Reporter and Mark Bergin, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - After more than a year of reviewing evidence, Columbia police say the were unable to identify a suspect as the Sasha Menu Courey sexual assault case comes to a close.

    Menu Courey was a former MU swimmer, whose suicide prompted national attention including ESPN's "Outside the (More)

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    Mid-Missouri sporting event cancellations

    Mid-Missouri sporting event cancellations

    Posted 10:30 AM 3/18/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - Due to inclement weather, the following sporting events involving mid-Missouri teams have been either rescheduled or canceled.

    Mizzou Softball: due to steady rain in the Springfield area, Wednesday's game against Missouri State has been postponed. The contest (More)

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    The woman behind Missouri wrestling

    Posted 2:23 PM 3/17/2015 by Genevieve Reaume, KOMU 8 Sports

    COLUMBIA - Behind every successful man is a woman, and for Coach Smith of the Missouri wrestling team, it's no different.

    "I would say it was love at first sight," Denise Smith, wife of Coach Brian Smith, said. (More)

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    Mizzou baseball into Collegiate Baseball Top 30

    Mizzou baseball into Collegiate Baseball Top 30

    Posted 4:11 PM 3/16/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Following a three-game sweep at Georgia to start SEC play, the Missouri Tigers baseball team has cracked the Collegiate Baseball Top 30.

    The Tigers (15-4, 3-0) moved into the ranking, released Monday, at No. 26. In the USA Today Coaches Poll and National College Baseball Writers (More)

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