• FNF Week 5: Hickman to honor late Coach Monroe with memorial Posted on 15 September 2017 at 4:44pm

    COLUMBIA - He was a man known by many names. 'Coach' to some. 'Dad' to others. Most people just called him 'Spanky.'

    His name was Arnel Monroe, and he was Hickman High School's head football coach from 2011 until his sudden death in June 2016.

  • Friday Night Fever Presents: Opening Drive Week 5 Posted on 15 September 2017 at 11:13am

    COLUMBIA - KOMU 8 Sports Reporters Ben Burke and Evan Lachnit bring you highlights and analysis of from week four of Friday Night Fever, and get you all set for week five's biggest games in Mid-Missouri.

  • Teams raise money for cancer center Posted on 18 September 2017 at 12:00am

    GLASGOW - The Glasgow High School softball and baseball teams rallied together Tuesday night to support a good cause.

    The teams hosted their annual Pink Out games to raise awareness and money for the Fitzgibbon Community Cancer Center.

  • FNF Live Blog Week 5: High school football photos and videos Posted on 15 September 2017 at 9:05pm

    COLUMBIA - Two Columbia rivals square off this week as the Rock Bridge Bruins head north to take on the Hickman Kewpies in the Providence Bowl in our Friday Night Fever Game of the Week.

    In other high school football action around mid-Missouri, the Battle Spartans host the Helias Crusaders as Helias continues its stretch of playing four Columbia schools in four weeks.

  • FNF week 5: High school football scores Posted on 14 September 2017 at 5:54pm

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

    Rock Bridge 41

  • White Sox score 2 in 9th, beat Royals 5-3 Posted on 13 September 2017 at 11:45pm

    KANSAS CITY (AP) — Jose Abreu and Avisail Garcia drove in runs in the ninth inning as the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 5-3 on Wednesday.

    Abreu's sacrifice fly scored Tim Anderson, who led off the inning with a single, took second on a wild pitch by Scott Alexander (4-4) and stole third.

  • Mahle, Suarez help Reds to 6-0 win over Cardinals Posted on 13 September 2017 at 11:40pm

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rookie Tyler Mahle threw five innings, Eugenio Suarez hit a grand slam and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-0 on Wednesday night.

    Jesse Winker added a home run, and Joey Votto had two hits and drove in a run for the Reds, who had lost four of their last five games.

  • DeJong, Molina power Cardinals to a 13-4 rout of Reds Posted on 13 September 2017 at 12:36am

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul DeJong homered, Yadier Molina drove in three runs and the streaking St. Louis Cardinals outslugged the Cincinnati Reds 13-4 on Tuesday night.

    The Cardinals have won four straight and six of their last seven to stay two games behind the first-place Chicago Cubs in the NL Central.

  • Brandon Moss grand slam lifts Royals over White Sox 4-3 Posted on 12 September 2017 at 11:23pm

    KANSAS CITY (AP) — Brandon Moss hit a grand slam in the first inning Tuesday for his third consecutive game with a homer, powering the Kansas City Royals to a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox.

    Scott Alexander worked out of a ninth-inning jam for his fourth save in six chances. He yielded a double to Adam Engel and a single to Yolmer Sanchez to lead off the ninth. He struck out Yoan Moncada, retired Jose Abreu on a pop to Whit Merrifield and got pinch hitter Matt Davidson on a grounder to end the game.

  • 2017 FNF Play of the Week - Week 4 Posted on 11 September 2017 at 10:00pm

    COLUMBIA - Vote now for the Friday Night Fever Week Three Play of the Week! This week's candidates are from Rock Bridge High School, North Callaway High School and South 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.