• Stroman ends 5-start winless streak, Jays beat Royals 5-2 Posted on 20 September 2017 at 12:38am

    TORONTO (AP) — Marcus Stroman pitched seven innings to win for the first time in six starts, Darwin Barney hit a two-run homer and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 on Tuesday night.

    Kansas City outfielder Alex Gordon's solo home run off Ryan Tepera in the eighth was the 5,694th of this major league season, breaking the record set in 2000 at the height of the Steroids Era. The record was broken with just less than two weeks remaining in the regular season.

  • Fowler comes up big as Cardinals top Reds 8-7 in 10 innings Posted on 20 September 2017 at 12:34am

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Dexter Fowler hit a tying homer in the eighth inning and a go-ahead double in the 10th, helping the St. Louis Cardinals knock off the Cincinnati Reds 8-7 on Tuesday night.

    Yadier Molina and Paul DeJong also connected for St. Louis, which was swept by NL Central-leading Chicago over the weekend and had dropped four of five overall. Juan Nicasio (4-5) pitched 1 1/3 innings for the win and Tyler Lyons got two outs for his third save.

  • 2017 FNF Play of the Week - Week 5 Posted on 18 September 2017 at 9:00am

    COLUMBIA - Vote now for the Friday Night Fever Week Three Play of the Week! This week's candidates are from Rock Bridge High School, Osage High School and Westran High School. Voting is now open, and will conclude Friday at 3 p.m. The winner will be announced live from our Game of the Week during the 6 p.m. newscast and online.

  • Missouri looks for answers after blowout loss Posted on 17 September 2017 at 7:38pm

    COLUMBIA - The result blindsided the Missouri Tigers.

    "To be honest, we had our best week of preparation this week," said redshirt senior linebacker Eric Beisel. "It just kind of shocked us."

  • Missouri falls flat in 32-point loss to Purdue Posted on 16 September 2017 at 9:23pm

    COLUMBIA - A 66-yard punt from Missouri Punter Corey Fatony is about the only positive to take from the Tigers' 35-3 home loss at the hands of the Purdue Boilermakers.

    "Everything felt and looked and smelled right...so we obviously didn't execute very good early on, on either side of the ball," Missouri Head Coach Barry Odom said after his defense allowed 477 total yards to the Boilermakers.

  • FNF Week 5: Hickman to honor late Coach Monroe with memorial Posted on 15 September 2017 at 4:44pm

    COLUMBIA - He was a man known by many names. 'Coach' to some. 'Dad' to others. Most people just called him 'Spanky.'

    His name was Arnel Monroe, and he was Hickman High School's head football coach from 2011 until his sudden death in June 2016.

  • Friday Night Fever Presents: Opening Drive Week 5 Posted on 15 September 2017 at 11:13am

    COLUMBIA - KOMU 8 Sports Reporters Ben Burke and Evan Lachnit bring you highlights and analysis of from week four of Friday Night Fever, and get you all set for week five's biggest games in Mid-Missouri.

  • Teams raise money for cancer center Posted on 18 September 2017 at 12:00am

    GLASGOW - The Glasgow High School softball and baseball teams rallied together Tuesday night to support a good cause.

    The teams hosted their annual Pink Out games to raise awareness and money for the Fitzgibbon Community Cancer Center.

  • FNF Live Blog Week 5: High school football photos and videos Posted on 15 September 2017 at 9:05pm

    COLUMBIA - Two Columbia rivals square off this week as the Rock Bridge Bruins head north to take on the Hickman Kewpies in the Providence Bowl in our Friday Night Fever Game of the Week.

    In other high school football action around mid-Missouri, the Battle Spartans host the Helias Crusaders as Helias continues its stretch of playing four Columbia schools in four weeks.

  • FNF week 5: High school football scores Posted on 14 September 2017 at 5:54pm

    COLUMBIA - Below of scores from the first week of the high school football season. Final scores will be in bold.

    Rock Bridge 41