Posted: Oct 21, 2012 6:42 PM
COLUMBIA -- No. 16 Mizzou soccer team fell to LSU, 3-1, Sunday afternoon at Walton Stadium in the home finale. The loss dropped Missouri to 13-5 overall and 8-4 in Southeastern Conference play, while LSU improved to 8-7-4 and 4-6-2.
Mizzou had near scoring chances in the opening minutes but could not find the back of the net. Sophomore Kaysie Clark sent a cross into the box that bounced off the crossbar, while senior Haley Krentz and junior Dominique Richardson both had shots hit the left post.
The home Tigers scored the game's first goal in the 24th minute to go ahead 1-0. Sophomore Kaysie Clark dribbled around a slew of LSU defenders and unleashed a rocket from the top of the box that sailed into the net. The tally was the third of the season for Clark.
LSU responded just 25 seconds later when Victoria Sample sent a 35-yard shot on goal that went over redshirt sophomore McKenzie Sauerwein and into the back of the net. The visiting Tigers then took a 2-1 lead in the 38th minute when Colby Maffei headed home a cross from Fernanda Pina.
Early in the second half, Missouri looked poised to tie the game but the offense could not connect.
LSU scored again in the 64th minute when Nina Anderson headed in a pass from Jade Kovacevic for a 3-1 LSU advantage.
Missouri closes out the regular season on Thursday, October 25 with a game at No. 9 Texas A&M at 7 p.m. The contest will be televised live on SportSouth and streamed on ESPN3.
Posted 10:31 AM 11/26/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Arrests for drunken boating on Missouri waterways have fallen by 63 percent since the Missouri State Water Patrol merged with the Highway Patrol.
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Posted 10:22 AM 11/26/2015 by Annisa Budiman, KOMU 8 Reporter
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Posted 9:40 AM 11/26/2015 by Eric Yount, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
BOONE COUNTY - An early morning fire broke out in a house at 6399 Old Village Road Thursday.
Battalion Chief Gale Blomenkamp of the Boone County Fire Protection District said a couch caught fire in the living room, causing smoke and heat damage throughout the room. The woman living there and her two dogs were able to escape without injury.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
Posted 8:41 AM 11/26/2015 by Eric Yount, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
MEXICO - Mexico Public Safety arrested a man early Thursday morning in connection to a shooting in Mexico.
The Mexico Public Safety Department responded to calls of a man being shot just before 2 a.m. Thursday and found a 32-year-old man in the road in the 900 block of Carrico Street. (More)
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Posted 6:56 AM 11/26/2015 by The Associated Press
SPARTA (AP) - A southwest Missouri police chief has been placed on leave after killing a pit bull.
The Springfield News-Leader reports that Sparta Police Chief Andrew Spencer was placed on leave Tuesday.
A police report says a resident told Spencer earlier this month that (More)
Posted 5:40 AM 11/26/2015 by The Associated Press
OZARK (AP) - A Missouri woman has been found dead after shooting at bail bondsmen and exchanging gunfire with law enforcement.
Sgt. Jason Pace, of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, identified the woman killed Wednesday afternoon as Somer Brook Speer, of Ozark. She also is a bondwoman (More)
Posted 5:37 AM 11/26/2015 by Eric Yount, KOMU 8 Reporter
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Posted 6:14 PM 11/25/2015 by Taylor Stevens, KOMU 8 Reporter
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Posted 1:08 PM 11/3/2015 by Collin Ruane & Emma Nicolas, KOMU 8 Reporters
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Posted 12:02 PM 11/25/2015 by Steve Dawson, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - Cooking grease can cost homeowners money if it's improperly disposed of.
This holiday season, Missouri American Water is launching a state-wide campaign to "can the grease."
Instead of pouring cooking grease down the drain, the organization urged residents to put used (More)