Mizzou basketball player starts nonprofit for Columbia kids
Posted on 15 December 2017 at 9:15am
COLUMBIA - A Missouri basketball player and a former Mizzou student have teamed up to start a nonprofit aimed at helping local children.
Junior guard Terrence Phillips and MU graduate Ashley Reed started "Beyond The Ball" in 2017 to help enrich the lives of children in Columbia.
Kevin Roy scores twice, Ducks down Blues 3-1
Posted on 14 December 2017 at 11:20pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kevin Roy scored twice and John Gibson made 29 saves as the Anaheim Ducks defeated the St. Louis Blues 3-1 on Thursday night.
Andrew Cogliano also scored for Anaheim, which has won three of four.
Cardinals land Ozuna from Marlins
Posted on 13 December 2017 at 10:41pm
The St. Louis Cardinals have acquired outfielder Marcell Ozuna from the Miami Marlins. The deal is pending a physical.
The Cardinals' quest to find an impact bat has been completed after coming up empty-handed in the Giancarlo Stanton sweepstakes.
Tolton girls basketball features father/son coaching duo
Posted on 12 December 2017 at 4:31pm
COLUMBIA - Cory Riley always wanted to coach basketball and follow in his father's footsteps, and that dream became a reality last basketball season.
Riley joined his father, Curt Riley, as a coach for the Tolton girls basketball team last season. He's said it's been a dream.
Nation's largest Special Olympics campus could open in Jefferson City by late next fall
Posted on 11 December 2017 at 8:12pm
JEFFERSON CITY- A Special Olympics Missouri plan nearly a decade in the making could become a reality as soon as next fall.
Construction broke ground on the organization’s Training For Life Campus in May. The 34,000 square-foot campus will hold the nation’s largest Special Olympics venue in the United States.
Jefferson City head football coach resigns
Posted on 10 December 2017 at 11:55pm
COLUMBIA - Ted Le Page has resigned as Head Football Coach for the Jefferson City Jays.
Le Page, the former Missouri Tiger defensive back, struggled this season as head coach for the Jays. They finished with a 3-7 record this season.
Geist leads Missouri past Green Bay 100-77
Posted on 10 December 2017 at 10:39am
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Jordan Geist, a role player known most for his scrappy style, scored 28 points Saturday night to help Missouri beat Green Bay 100-77.
Geist, a reserve guard who entered the game averaging 5.2 points, turned into a scoring machine, exceeding his previous career high by 10. Geist had 18 points at halftime on 7-of-8 shooting. He continued his efficient play in the second half, finishing 11 of 14 from the field. He even dunked — sort of, as the ball got a bit of the rim — on a breakaway after a steal.
Columbia eSports team prepares for the new season
Posted on 7 December 2017 at 12:09am
COLUMBIA - Columbia College is just days away from starting its eSports season, which will be its second.
ESports is competitive video gaming.
Mizzou OC Heupel takes job at Central Florida
Posted on 5 December 2017 at 12:59pm
COLUMBIA - The University of Central Florida announced Tuesday morning that Missouri offensive coordinator Josh Heupel would be the school's new head football coach.
Heupel was in his second year in charge of the Mizzou offense. He also served as the team's quarterbacks coach.
What You Can't Miss This Week
Posted on 4 December 2017 at 5:40pm
COLUMBIA – In an action-packed week for Mizzou and Columbia College athletics, KOMU Sports has the games you won’t want to miss out on this week.