Posted: Mar 25, 2013 4:12 PM
BATON ROUGE, LA - Mizzou Women's Golf finished 11th overall at the LSU Tiger Golf Classic. The Tigers shot 309-315-311-935 in three days of play to finish 71-over par as a team. Arkansas took the tournament title with a final score 35-over par, and Tulane earned second with a score of 45-over par. The LSU Tigers earned a third place finish overall after shooting 48-over par. Junior Taylor Gohn led Missouri, in the third round, firing a 75 to move into a tie for 16th place overall. Gohn shot 77-76-75-228 through three rounds of play, tallying four birdies in the final round in addition to her second round eagle.
Michelle Butler also had a strong tournament for Mizzou as she closed out the tournament in a tie for 31st overall. After firing a 1-over par second round score, she closed the tournament with a final score of 16-over par. Alina Rogers finished just two strokes behind Butler to tie for 36th overall. She also fired a third round score of 75 to tie with Gohn for a team-best on the day. Rogers shot 77-82-75-234 overall.
Laura Kraft had her best showing in the third round, tallying two birdies on the day. She scored 27-over par to tie for 55th overall. Katherine Hepler also competed for the Tigers, tying for 74th overall. She shot 86-84-86-256 through three rounds of play.
Missouri heads to Oxford, Mississippi on April 5 to continue the season at the BancorpSouth Rebel Intercollegiate.
Posted 6:52 PM 11/28/2015 by The Associated Press
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri lawmakers are set to question officials in Gov. Jay Nixon's administration on how the state spends money to help refugees.
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Posted 4:38 PM 11/28/2015 by Emma Balkenbush, KOMU 8 Reporter
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Posted 3:29 PM 11/28/2015 by Taylor Stevens, KOMU 8 Reporter
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Posted 2:18 PM 11/28/2015 by The Associated Press
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Sedalia Fire Department Battalion Chief Matt Irwin says the cause couldn't be determined because of "the complexity of the house." The Sedalia Democrat reports that heavy smoke (More)
Posted 1:00 PM 11/28/2015 by Taylor Stevens, KOMU 8 Reporter
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Posted 4:19 AM 11/28/2015 by The Associated Press
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Posted 2:58 PM 11/27/2015 by Nick Komisar & Amy Money, KOMU 8 Reporters
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Posted 1:52 PM 11/27/2015 by The Associated Press
BRANSON (AP) — Authorities say deputies have killed a man who shot his wife and pointed a handgun at the deputies.
KOLR-TV reports that 58-year-old Rick Gullickson was killed early Friday at a home in southern Stone County. The Stone County Sheriff's Department said (More)