Jden Cox embraces new journey from the mats to the sidelines
Posted on 26 November 2017 at 6:53am
COLUMBIA – Three-time national champion wrestler J’den Cox is serving as a volunteer assistant coach for the 2017-18 Mizzou wrestling season.
Cox graduated from Mizzou last spring and played in his last tournament nearly eight months ago. The new role allows him to watch performances of players and provide statistical breakdowns of each match.
Missouri wins fifth straight to become bowl eligible
Posted on 19 November 2017 at 8:07am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Drew Lock threw three touchdown passes and Missouri won its fifth straight game to become bowl eligible with its sixth victory, a 45-17 rout of Vanderbilt on Saturday night.
The Tigers (6-5, 3-4 SEC) are the second team from the Southeastern Conference to become bowl eligible after a 1-5 start. Mississippi was the first, finishing 6-6 after an Independence Bowl loss in 1983.
Schenn scores in OT to lift Blues past Canucks
Posted on 19 November 2017 at 8:03am
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Brayden Schenn scored at 2:41 of overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night.
Colton Parayko, Vladimir Sobotka and Joel Edmundson scored in regulation for Western Conference-leading St. Louis. Paul Stastny had three assists and Jake Allen stopped 20 shots.
LIVE BLOG: Missouri at Vanderbilt football
Posted on 18 November 2017 at 6:06pm
NASHVILLE, TENN. - The Missouri football team looks to reach bowl eligibility on the road as the Tigers take on the Vanderbilt Commodores.
Mizzou (5-5, 2-4 SEC) is riding a four-game winning streak into Saturday's game, following the Tigers' first two conference wins in the last two weeks over Florida and Tennessee.
KOMU Sports Podcast Ep. 6
Posted on 17 November 2017 at 10:54pm
KOMU 8's Matt Vereen and John Saltzman discuss Mizzou Football's chances at a bowl, Blair Oaks in the state semifinals and shakeup in the CFB Playoff. All that and more on the sixth episode of the KOMU 8 Sports Podcast:
Michael Porter Jr. out again for Mizzou basketball
Posted on 16 November 2017 at 3:19pm
COLUMBIA - Mizzou basketball will once again be playing without prize recruit Michael Porter Jr. Thursday night.
The 6'10" freshman has only been on the court a total of two minutes this season.
Scherzer wins third Cy Young award
Posted on 16 November 2017 at 4:08am
COLUMBIA - Former Mizzou baseball pitcher and current Washington Nationals' pitcher Max Scherzer has been named the 2017 National League Cy Young award winner. Scherzer is now the 10th pitcher to receive the honor three times.
Scherzer easily beat out Los Angeles Dodgers' ace Clayton Kershaw and his teammate Stephen Strasburg, receiving 27 of the 30 first-place votes by members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America.
Both Mens and Womens Soccer set to host NAIA Opening Round
Posted on 13 November 2017 at 6:58pm
COLUMBIA – Cougar Soccer bore the fruit of their success as both programs will be hosting the opening round of their NAIA tournaments.
The women boast the No. 10 seed nationally after a 20-1 record. The one lost on their season came early in October on the road against William Woods, another team in the national tournament.
Cougars get a First Round bye to start off the NAIA Championships
Posted on 13 November 2017 at 6:12pm
COLUMBIA – After the NAIA announced the 44-team bracket, the Columbia College Volleyball team will receive a first round bye as they head to Sioux City, Iowa.
The Cougars, led by Head Coach Melinda Wrye-Washington, has a successful 2017 campaign boasting a 31-5 record in the regular season while going 11-1 in conference.
Columbia hosts first drone race
Posted on 12 November 2017 at 9:47am
COLUMBIA- Pilots gathered from all over Missouri for Columbia's inaugural Veterans Day drone race at Cosmo Park Saturday.
Over $300 was collected from entry fees that will be donated to Boonville and Randolph County Toys for Tots.