Posted: Sep 18, 2013 7:26 PM by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
Updated: Sep 18, 2013 11:14 PM
COLUMBIA - The Missouri Tigers hit the road Saturday for the first time this season. The team looks for its first 3-0 start since it went 7-0 to start the 2010 season.
Missouri goes to the Hoosier State with the tenth best scoring offense in the country, scoring at a cilp of 48 points per game. But, Indiana has been just a little better. The Hoosiers rank sixth in the nation scoring 50 points per games.
Missouri linebacker Michael Scherer said, "They have a very high-powered offense, it's a spread offense. But I think if we stick to our gameplan and do what we are supposed to do, and don't make too many mental errors... I think we'll be fine."
That high flying Hoosier offense, led by quarterback Nate Sudfeld, has Missouri's attention.
Head coach Gary Pinkel said, "This is his offense, the same thing that he ran at Oklahoma and was very, very successful doing it there. And they're one of the first teams to play the fastball type offenses on a consistent bases. They kind of get in and out of it, but they create a lot of problems for you."
Senior defensive back Randy Ponder also said, "They have a great quarterback. I mean you just got to go out there and look at film, and look at their tendencies and play to the best of your abilities. And play your fundamentals."
The Tigers kick off in Bloomington Saturday at 7p.m. central time. The game will be aired on the Big Ten Network.
Posted 5:53 PM 11/21/2015 by Luke Slabaugh, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
COLUMBIA - The dust is settling on one of the most eventful Novembers mid-Missouri has seen.
Implications are abound for MU in its recruiting of students and athletes in the wake of the events on campus that garnered it national attention - in particular, the (More)
Posted 5:39 PM 11/26/2015 by The Associated Press
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Springfield police said an officer has shot and killed a man during a struggle over the officer's gun.
Police on Thursday identified the man who was killed as 23-year-old Magnum E. Phillips, of Springfield. Police said in a news release that the shooting (More)
Posted 5:34 PM 11/26/2015 by The Associated Press
FORT LEONARD WOOD (AP) — Fort Leonard Wood dished out more than five tons of turkey for the Thanksgiving Day holiday.
The south-central Missouri installation said in a news release that it celebrated the holiday with a traditional meal served in (More)
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Posted 2:08 PM 11/26/2015 by Annie Hammock, KOMU 8 Reporter and Nicole Cooke, Sedalia Democrat Reporter
COLUMBIA - A fire in Sedalia gutted two homes and heavily damaged at lest two others Thursday on the 500 block of 4th Street. Dramatic pictures and video from the scene show flames and heavy smoke.
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Posted 1:55 PM 11/26/2015 by Kolbie Satterfield, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA – An expected 650 people were fed a full Thanksgiving meal today thanks to the annual “Everybody Eats” program.
There were 59 turkeys and 11 hams prepared the day before Thanksgiving to feed the crowd, head chef Bill Sullivan said.
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Posted 12:09 PM 11/26/2015 by The Associated Press
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Springfield police said an officer shot and killed a man during a struggle over the officer's gun.
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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
COLUMBIA - As people are preparing for their Thanksgiving feast, shoppers are planning to get the best deals for Black Friday. Many stores are again starting Black Friday sales early on Thursday this year.
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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.