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Columbia College announces Athletic Hall of Fame class of 2018
Posted on 7 August 2018 at 6:58pm
COLUMBIA – Columbia College announced its 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame class on Tuesday.
The class will include men’s soccer player Nikola Velickovic, volleyball player Paula Ferreira, the 2000 women’s volleyball team and the 2013-13 men’s basketball team.
Missouri offense locked and loaded
Posted on 23 July 2018 at 11:04pm
ATLANTA - Missouri senior quarterback Drew Lock has been through a lot during his three seasons in Columbia.
Lock played for two head coaches, Gary Pinkel and Barry Odom, as well as two offensive coordinators, Josh Henson and Josh Heupel.
National Champions say handball is like family
Posted on 22 July 2018 at 8:21pm
COLUMBIA – A group of national champions attended the annual Show-Me State handball tournament Saturday.
Wilson’s Fitness on Forum Boulevard held the tournament on the handball courts. Each person was awarded a certain number of points for each game.
National Handball Champions to visit Columbia
Posted on 19 July 2018 at 8:35am
COLUMBIA – Four National Handball Champions are coming to Columbia Saturday.
Wilson’s Fitness on Forum Boulevard is hosting its annual handball tournament for the Show Me State Games, but this year they will have four pros in attendance.
Rock Bridge Tennis Coach Ben Loeb talks success, new book
Posted on 15 July 2018 at 9:44pm
COLUMBIA - Rock Bridge Tennis Coach Ben Loeb sat down with KOMU 8's Chris Gervino to talk about his success as a coach and new book.
Catch "Sports Xtra with Chris Gervino" every Sunday at 10:30 p.m.
Karissa Schweizer nominated for NCAA honor
Posted on 12 July 2018 at 8:22pm
COLUMBIA - Mizzou track and field alum, Karissa Schweizer, was nominated for one more NCAA honor on Thursday.
The eight-time SEC conference champion, was announced as a candidate for the NCAA Woman of the Year award. Schweizer is one of 581 female college athletes in contention for the honor.
KC Royals lose series against Boston Red Sox
Posted on 8 July 2018 at 9:36pm
KANSAS CITY - The Boston Red Sox swept the series against the Kansas City Royals on Sunday.
The Red Sox were on the board first, but the Royals took a 2-1 lead in the 3rd.
Cardinals series against the Giants ends in a split
Posted on 8 July 2018 at 9:03pm
SAN FRANCISCO - The St. Louis Cardinals ended the 4-game series in a split against the San Francisco Giants.
The Cardinals were first to get on the board in the 2nd inning after a homer from second baseman Yairo Munoz.
Royals face tough weekend series with Boston
Posted on 5 July 2018 at 9:49pm
KANSAS CITY - The Kansas City Royals will host the Boston Red Sox in a three-game series at Kauffman Stadium that kicks off on Friday.
Boston is slated to throw its top three pitchers in Chris Sale, David Price, and Rick Porcello.
Cardinals open pivotal weekend series vs Braves
Posted on 29 June 2018 at 6:26pm
COLUMBIA - St. Louis is looking into a tough series this weekend, opening an important three game stand against the Atlanta Braves at Busch Stadium.
The Braves, who are at the top of the National League East, have re-activated star rookie outfielder Ronald Acuña, who has been out the past month with a right knee injury. Prior to the injury, Acuña was batting .265 with five home runs.