Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:40 PM
MARSHALL, MO -- The Missouri Valley College men's wrestling team remains ranked No. 10 in the latest NAIA Wrestling Coaches' Top 20 Poll. The Vikings remained in the spot despite an eighth place finish at the NWCA/Cliff Keen National Duals Tournament and a fifth place finish at their own MVC Invitational since the last poll was released.
Other notable teams ranked in this week's poll include Grand View (Iowa) at No. 1. The Vikings host Grand View in a dual Jan. 30. Baker University comes in at a tie for No. 11. Also Benedictine College, a team the Vikings have a dual with Wednesday night, are in the "others receiving votes" category.
Also released were the individual rankings in each weight class, and the Vikings have nine members of their team ranked. Freshman Ryan Sterns stays at No. 14 at 125 pounds, Sophomore Logan Welch remains ranked at No. 10 at 133 pounds, Freshman Jake Ekster moves down one spot to No. 7 at 149 pounds, Freshman Dylan King enters the individual rankings at No. 11 at 157 pounds, Senior Gian Traverso moves up five spots to No. 7 at 165 pounds, Freshman Brett Bader enters the rankings at No. 13. Junior Josh Manu stays ranked at No. 5 at 197 pounds, Junior Carl Lawrence enters the poll at No. 10 in the 197 pound weight class, and Junior Daniel Mueller remains ranked No. 6 at 285 pounds.
The Vikings have two duals upcoming, Wednesday night at Benedictine College and Friday night at home against NCAA Division II foe Maryville University. The Friday night dual is at 7 p.m. at the Burns Athletic Complex. Maryville University recently won the team championship at the MVC Invitational.
Posted 8:06 AM 12/1/2015 by Louie Kaczmarek, KOMU 8 Reporter
JEFFERSON CITY – Pre-filing began Tuesday for the 2016 legislative session and state representatives already have a plan in mind for the new year.
Rep. Travis Fitzwater, R-Fulton said lawmakers will be focusing bills on infrastructure, ethics reform and school funding.(More)
Posted 5:44 AM 12/1/2015 by Zachary Reger, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
PHELPS COUNTY - A woman was hit and killed by a passing vehicle Monday night near I-44 in Phelps County.
Miya Goetz, 21, was a passenger in a stopped vehicle on the westbound side of the highway, according to an (More)
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Posted 4:36 AM 12/1/2015 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Monsanto Co. plans to make its operations carbon neutral by 2021.
A key component of Monsanto's plan calls for working with the thousands of farmers who use its seeds, herbicides and pesticides. The company is developing an incentives program to encourage (More)
Posted 11:05 PM 11/30/2015 by Rose Schmidt, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
BOONE COUNTY - The Boone County Sheriff's Department arrested a woman on several charges after she hit multiple vehicles, sending two people to the hospital.
The department arrested Deborah Barr, 51, from Columbia on two counts of assault, assaulting a law enforcement officer, leaving (More)
Posted 7:52 PM 11/30/2015 by Rose Schmidt, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
FULTON - The Fulton Police Department is investigating a shooting that sent one man to the hospital.
Investigators said the incident was reported at 5:07 p.m. Monday at 728 Grand Avenue.
Detective Dal Hedges said the man was taken to Fulton Medical Center initally but did not (More)
Posted 1:08 PM 11/30/2015 by Derek Brizendine, KOMU 8 Reporter
CENTRALIA - The City of Centralia hopes expanding its electrical system will help bring growth to more parts of town.
Boring for the first of three new underground electrical conduits began Monday. The conduits will run under the two rail lines in the city and widen (More)
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Posted 5:36 PM 11/30/2015 by The Associated Press and Ashton Day, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
COLUMBIA (AP) — A federal judge has temporarily blocked Missouri's health department from revoking the abortion license held by a Planned Parenthood clinic in Columbia.
The temporary restraining order issued Monday by U.S. District Judge Nanette Laughrey is set to (More)
Posted 4:38 PM 11/30/2015 by The Associated Press
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Missouri higher education leaders have dropped plans for a potential 2016 ballot measure that would have raised taxes on cigarettes to fund college scholarships.
Supporters of the "Missouri Promise" initiative announced their decision (More)