• Munlyn named SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Week Posted on 2 October 2017 at 6:00pm

    COLUMBIA – After a great start to conference play for the Missouri Tiger Volleyball, middle blocker Alyssa Munlyn was named the SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Week.

    Munlyn, a junior from Suwanee, GA, ranks second nationally in total blocks with 109. In addition, Munlyn leads the Tigers in sets played, kills, hitting percentage and points.

  • California senior takes home field one last time after season-ending injury Posted on 1 October 2017 at 8:00pm

    CALIFORNIA – Jacob Wolken was one of 11 seniors recognized from the California High School football team during last Friday’s senior night.

    But unlike several teammates, he had not played in a game this season coming into the Pintos’ home finale. Wolken has been sidelined his whole senior season after tearing his left ACL in June football camp.

  • 2017 FNF Play of the Week- Week 7 Posted on 2 October 2017 at 1:25am

    COLUMBIA - Vote now for the Friday Night Fever Week Seven Play of the Week! This week's nominees are from South Callaway High School, Hickman High School and North Callaway 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.

  • FNF Week 7: Fulton sophomore to sing anthem at St. Louis Blues game Posted on 29 September 2017 at 5:57pm

    FULTON - Alex Armstrong rarely gets stage fright.

    He's sang for legislators in Jefferson City, for basketball games at Mizzou Arena and, on November 24, he'll sing the national anthem before the St. Louis Blues game against the Nashville Predators.

  • FNF Live Blog Week 7: High school football photos and videos Posted on 29 September 2017 at 8:48pm

    COLUMBIA - It's a beautiful night for high school football on our seventh week of Friday Night Fever. In our FNF Game of the Week, Boonville faces off against Fulton. Both teams are hoping to improve their records. Last week, Fulton lost to Hannibal 14 – 42 and Boonville lost to Kirksville 27 – 6. 

    Tweet your game photos to @komunews or @komusports.

  • FNF week 7: High school football scores Posted on 29 September 2017 at 1:26pm

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

    Boonville 28

  • Cards miss playoffs for 2nd straight year, lose to Cubs 2-1 Posted on 28 September 2017 at 11:37pm

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Cardinals were eliminated from postseason contention when Leonys Martin leaped at the center-field fence to rob Paul DeJong of a tying home run with two outs in the 11th inning, preserving the Chicago Cubs' 2-1 win over St. Louis on Thursday night.

    St. Louis, which went 5-14 against its rival, missed the playoffs in consecutive seasons for the first time since 2007 and 2008. At 82-77, the Cardinals are assured their fewest wins since going 78-84 in 2007.

  • Royals win 7-4, extend Tigers' skid to 9 games Posted on 27 September 2017 at 11:48pm

    KANSAS CITY (AP) — Paulo Orlando hit a two-run homer, his first of the season, as the Kansas City Royals rallied from a three-run deficit to beat Detroit 7-4 on Wednesday night, the Tigers' ninth straight loss.

    The Tigers are 4-22 in September and have been outscored 68-30 in the skid. The last time Detroit lost nine in a row was Sept. 1-9, 2005.

  • Russell homers, Cubs beat Cardinals 5-1 to clinch NL Central Posted on 27 September 2017 at 10:57pm

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Addison Russell hit a three-run homer and John Lackey pitched six strong innings as the Chicago Cubs clinched their second consecutive National League Central title with a 5-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night.

    The Cubs reached the postseason for the third straight year for the first time since 1908. They are also the first defending World Series champion to win their division the next season since the 2009 Philadelphia Phillies and the first defending champion to reach the playoffs the next season since the Cardinals won the wild card in 2012.

  • Vargas wins 18th as Royals top Tigers 2-1 Posted on 27 September 2017 at 1:01am

    KANSAS CITY (AP) — Jason Vargas tied for the major league lead with his 18th victory, lifting the Kansas City Royals over the struggling Detroit Tigers 2-1 on Tuesday night.

    Vargas (18-10) went six innings to match Cleveland's Corey Kluber and the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw for most wins in the majors. He gave up a run and five hits, inducing groundball double plays in the second, fourth and fifth innings.