No. 3 Missouri Wrestling boasts seven nationally-ranked wrestlers
Posted on 8 February 2018 at 9:50pm
COLUMBIA – Missouri Wrestling added yet another impressive label to its 2017-2018 campaign as seven Tigers received national rankings per the NCAA Coaches Panel rankings.
Jaydin Eiermann received the highest honor of the bunch, earning the number one ranking in the 141-pound weight class. Eiermann, a redshirt sophomore from Columbia, is one of four Tigers on the year with at least 20 wins and received the NCAA Wrestler of the Week for the week of Jan. 31.
The man with a few hundred sons
Posted on 15 February 2018 at 3:59am
FAYETTE - Thirty-three years ago, Jeff Sherman took the court as the head coach of the Central Methodist Eagles for the first time.
"We had promised to stay three to five years. [The athletic director and President] wanted us to stay three to five years, that was the agreement, not just to go and leave real quick," Sherman said. "Never in our wildest dreams would this have turned out to be a thirty-three year gig."
First female professional baseball player shares her story
Posted on 6 February 2018 at 5:00pm
COLUMBIA - Ila Borders, the first female athlete to play collegiate and professional baseball, spoke about her journey at the 21st annual Women's Intersport Network luncheon on Tuesday.
The luncheon recognized contributions from female athletes and coaches as part of National Girls & Women in Sports Day. Borders discussed some of her challenges on and off the field in front of more than 100 guests.
Mizzou Football adds six more recruits on second National Signing Day
Posted on 7 February 2018 at 9:57pm
COLUMBIA - Six more student-athletes signed their national letters of intent to play football at Mizzou under Head Coach Barry Odom.
The most recent players to join Odom's roster are Tyler Badie, Nick Bolton, Xavier Delgado, Jastorian Hansford, Bobby Lawrence and Lindsey Scott Jr. Scott, a transfer from East Mississippi Community College, is the only non-high school recruit in the second national signing day.
Tigers prepare for Rebels
Posted on 6 February 2018 at 5:27pm
OXFORD - The Missouri Tigers travel to Oxford, Mississippi on Tuesday night to take on the Ole Miss Rebels, who are 11-12 overall and 4-6 in SEC play.
Xavier Pinson commits to Missouri
Posted on 5 February 2018 at 7:27pm
COLUMBIA - Xavier Pinson, the three-star prospect from Chicago, committed to Missouri basketball Monday, following a visit over the weekend.
Kassius Robertson named player of the week
Posted on 5 February 2018 at 4:21pm
COLUMBIA - Missouri guard, Kassius Robertson, was named Southeastern Conference Player of the Week this morning, following a victory over No. 24 Kentucky over the weekend.
In Missouri's first win over the Wildcats, Robertson scored 16 points, to tie for the team-lead. In the final minutes, he put the game on ice, shooting a perfect 8-for-8 from the line.
Kansas City Chiefs trade quarterback Alex Smith to Washington
Posted on 30 January 2018 at 11:26pm
KANSAS CITY - The Kansas City Chiefs have traded quarterback Alex Smith to the Washington Redskins, according to the Kansas City Star.
Smith spent the last five seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs, recording a 50-26 record in his time as a starter. He completed 67.5 percent of his passes for more than 4,000 yards and a career-high 26 touchdowns last season. He competed in his third Pro Bowl on Sunday.
Hickman head football coach resigns
Posted on 30 January 2018 at 5:43pm
COLUMBIA - Hickman High School's head football coach, Trevor Rubly, has resigned, according to athletic director J.D. Coffman.
Coffman told KOMU 8 Sports that Rubly spoke to returning players Monday night to notify them of his decision.
Royals make a series of moves
Posted on 29 January 2018 at 9:38pm
KANSAS CITY - With less than a month away from spring training the Royals were busy preparing for their upcoming season.
Monday night the Royals were involved in a four-player trade with the Oakland Athletics AND made a signing just hours later.