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    Missouri Signs Beckner Jr.

    Missouri Signs Beckner Jr.

    Posted 3:06 PM 2/4/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri's 2015 football recruiting class added its most highly regarded player Wednesday.

    Terry Beckner Jr., a defensive tackle from East St. Louis (IL) High School, announced his commitment to Mizzou at a morning press conference covered by ESPNU and other (More)

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    Mizzou Wrestling moves to 18-0 with win over Northern Iowa

    Mizzou Wrestling moves to 18-0 with win over Northern Iowa

    Posted 9:39 PM 1/31/2015 by Chris Turner, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou Wrestling kept their undefeated record intact on Saturday night, with a 33-6 victory over MAC-foe Northern Iowa at the Hearnes Center. The Tigers (18-0, 6-0 MAC) also tied an all-time program record for wins in a season (18).

    Mizzou won eight of the 10 matches against the (More)

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    Missouri falls to Ole Miss and drops its seventh straight game

    Missouri falls to Ole Miss and drops its seventh straight game

    Posted 4:14 PM 1/31/2015 by Tyler Murry KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri has lost seven straight games for the first time since 1993 after the 67-47 defeat at the hands of Ole Miss.

    With the loss, Missouri falls to 1-7 in the SEC and 7-14 on the season.

    Five-star football recruit Terry Beckner Jr. made his official visit to Missouri (More)

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    Mike Alden addresses community in resignation press conference

    Mike Alden addresses community in resignation press conference

    Posted 3:20 PM 1/30/2015 by Tyler Greever, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Mike Alden addressed the University of Missouri community Friday regarding his resignation as the university's athletic director, effective Aug. 31. 

    Alden, along with MU Chancellor Dr. R. Bowen Loftin, and Deputy Chancellor Mike Middleton all discussed Alden's 17-year (More)

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    Mike Alden leaves behind reshaped Mizzou legacy

    Mike Alden leaves behind reshaped Mizzou legacy

    Posted 8:43 PM 1/29/2015 by Tyler Greever, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Mike Alden, University of Missouri Chancellor Dr. R. Bowen Loftin, and MU College of Education Dean Dan Clay all plan to meet with media and fans at 10:30 a.m. Friday morning to discuss Alden's resignation as the university's athletic director. The resignation is effective on Aug. (More)

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    Mizzou fans react to Alden's resignation

    Posted 4:37 PM 1/29/2015 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Mike Alden's decision to step down as Mizzou's athletic director marked the start of a new chapter for the department.

    After 17 years, Mike Alden announced Thursday he is stepping down effective August 31, 2015.

    Before Mizzou's men's basketball game against Kentucky (More)

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    Mike Alden to step down as Missouri Athletic Director

    Mike Alden to step down as Missouri Athletic Director

    Posted 4:29 PM 1/29/2015 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri athletic director Mike Alden announced Thursday he will be stepping down from his position effective August 31.

    Alden released a letter Thursday afternoon, including this statement:

    "After several months of contemplation, I have decided that it is (More)

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    Two Mizzou softball players named to preseason top-50

    Two Mizzou softball players named to preseason top-50

    Posted 5:59 PM 1/28/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri softball team has had two players named to USA Softball's preseason top-50 player of the year watch list.

    Junior outfielder Emily Crane of Troy, Missouri and sophomore pitcher Tori Finucane of Germantown, Maryland were both named to the list. Crane hit .389 last (More)

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    Mizzou Wrestling's Mayes named MAC Wrestler of the Week

    Mizzou Wrestling's Mayes named MAC Wrestler of the Week

    Posted 2:15 PM 1/28/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri wrestler Lavion Mayes has been named Mid-American Conference Wrestler of the Week for January 19-25.

    The redshirt sophomore from Mascoutah, Illinois won both of his matches this weekend in the Tigers' two duel victories over No. 7 Oklahoma State and MAC-foe Northern (More)

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    Alden, others elected to Missouri Sports Hall of Fame

    Alden, others elected to Missouri Sports Hall of Fame

    Posted 9:23 PM 1/25/2015 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    SPRINGFIELD - The 2015 enshrinement class of the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame was formally inducted on Sunday.

    Among the notables to be inducted was University of Missouri Athletic Director, Mike Alden.

    Alden has been the Athletic Director at the University of Missouri since 1998. (More)

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    Mizzou women unable to come back against No. 14 Kentucky

    Mizzou women unable to come back against No. 14 Kentucky

    Posted 6:13 PM 1/25/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou's Women's Basketball team fell 83-69 to No. 14 Kentucky while registering 13 3-pointers as a team.

    The Tigers' 13 3-pointers are the most allowed by the Wildcats this season, and the nine first-half scores from the arch were the most in a single half for the Tigers this (More)

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    Mizzou Wrestling improves to 17-0 after defeating Northern Illinois

    Mizzou Wrestling improves to 17-0 after defeating Northern Illinois

    Posted 4:03 PM 1/25/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou wrestling remains undefeated, improving their record to 17-0 Sunday afternoon at the Hearnes Center after defeating Northern Illinois, 32-12. This win also makes the Tigers' Mid-American Conference a perfect 5-0 in Mid-American Conference this season.

    The Tigers won eight (More)

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