• 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.

  • Sports XTRA: Mizzou's defense emerges in first conference victory Posted on 4 November 2017 at 7:00pm

    COLUMBIA- The Missouri Tigers defeated the Florida Gators 45-16 for their first conference victory of the year.

    The victory extended the team’s season-high three-game winning streak. Mizzou also matched their highest margin of victory against a conference opponent since moving to the Southeastern Conference in 2012. 

  • Sports XTRA: Mizzou's offensive resurgence continues despite loss to No. 4 Georgia Posted on 15 October 2017 at 6:00pm

    ATHENS, Ga.- The Missouri Tigers dropped their fifth straight game on Saturday in a 53-28 road loss to the No. 4 ranked Georgia Bulldogs.

    While Mizzou remains winless in conference play this season, the Tigers scored more points than any opponent throughout Georgia’s season-opening seven-game winning streak.

  • Columbia College knocks off Westminster, improves to 3-0 Posted on 8 November 2017 at 10:59pm

    COLUMBIA - The No. 7 Columbia College Cougars improved to 3-0 on the season with a dominant 86-52 victory over the Westminster Blue Jays. 

    Despite 12 turnovers in the first half, the Cougars headed to the locker room with a 45-25 lead at halftime. Jackson Dubinski led the Cougars with 12 first half points. 

  • Mizzou Volleyball wins fifth straight, defeats South Carolina in five sets Posted on 8 November 2017 at 10:30pm

    COLUMBIA, SC - The Mizzou Volleyball team continued its winning ways Wednesday night with a road victory over conference foe South Carolina in five sets.

    The Tigers fell behind early after losing the first set 19-25, only to rebound and take sets two and three 25-20 and 25-23, respectively. The Gamecocks would rally to win set four 25-22 to force a winner take all fifth set. The fifth set proved to be back and forth, but would ultimately end with Mizzou winning 16-14.