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    MU student on ESPN's My Wish series hopes to meet Tebow again

    Posted 3:24 PM 10/30/2014 by Mark Bergin, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - One MU student remembers meeting Tim Tebow a few years back in Orlando, Florida.

    "I'd love to see him again, but I know he has a tight schedule with ESPN," Adam Hubbs said.

    Hubbs, a sophomore engineering student at MU from Millstadt, Ill. (More)

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    Fans react to "Mr. Mizzou's" death

    Posted 11:26 AM 10/29/2014 by Katie Moeller and Phil Bergman, KOMU 8 Reporters

    COLUMBIA - Earlier today many local residents learned the news that "Mr. Mizzou" John Kadlec passed away at age 86.

    Richard King, owner of the Blue Note, was fortunate enough to meet Kadlec on a few occasions traveling to Missouri away games.

    "I remember sitting in the restaurants (More)

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    Mizzou athletics remembers Coach John Kadlec

    Mizzou athletics remembers Coach John Kadlec

    Posted 11:26 AM 10/29/2014 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri Athletic Department remembered "Mr. Mizzou" Wednesday. Former assistant coach and player John Kadlec passed away early Wednesday morning. He was 86.

    The St. Louis native and lifelong Tiger, came to Mizzou in 1947 to play football under Hall of Fame (More)

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    "Mr. Mizzou" dies at 86

    "Mr. Mizzou" dies at 86

    Posted 8:57 AM 10/29/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Former Mizzou football player and color commentator John Kadlec, also known as "Mr. Mizzou", has died at 86.

    Kadlec was known as a beloved figure in the MU community for decades.

    Born October 22, 1928, Kadlec played on the offensive line for the Tigers from 1948-1950. (More)

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    Sasser and Mauk lead Missouri past Vanderbilt 24-14

    Sasser and Mauk lead Missouri past Vanderbilt 24-14

    Posted 6:46 PM 10/25/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Bud Sasser scored two touchdowns and Russell Hansbrough added another to lead Missouri past Vanderbilt 24-14 Saturday and end a two-game home losing streak.

    After scoring twice apiece on special teams and defense last week at Florida, the Tigers (6-2, 3-1 Southeastern (More)

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    Missouri vs. Vanderbilt: news, stats and scores

    Missouri vs. Vanderbilt: news, stats and scores

    Posted 2:06 PM 10/25/2014 by Alex Farkas, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer and Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Missouri hosts Vanderbilt in a SEC East matchup. It is Missouri's annual homecoming game. The Tigers and Commodores have split games against each other in Missouri's first two years in the SEC. Vanderbilt won the first matchup in Columbia. In his last three games, Maty Mauk has (More)

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    Community gathers for homecoming campus decorations

    Posted 9:49 PM 10/24/2014 by Jordan Bowen, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Community members and those coming from out of the area gathered in the University's "Greek Town" Friday to take part in the campus decorations for this year's 103rd homecoming.

    "I'm really excited to see everyone's hard work showcased," Freshman Christy Purst said. "I know the (More)

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    Missouri vs. Vanderbilt: Homecoming preview and predictions

    Posted 3:41 PM 10/24/2014 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports

    COLUMBIA - This year, I'm hosting a weekly Mizzou football webcast to get you ready for gameday. Every week, I'll breakdown three things you need to know about the upcoming matchup. This week, Mizzou plays its Homecoming game against Vanderbilt on Saturday, October 25 at 3 p.m. CT

    Note: To (More)

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    Economy benefits from SEC, homecoming

    Posted 3:00 PM 10/24/2014 by Genevieve Reaume, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - MU homecoming brings a lot more to Columbia than alumni and families.

    Homecoming is a source of revenue for the city, and in combination with other sporting activities, it has increased over the past few years.

    A study done by the Columbia Chamber of Commerce (More)

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    Greek community showcases house decorations

    Posted 8:01 AM 10/24/2014 by Eduardo Gonzalez, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Greek Town will be decked out Friday night for House Decs. The sororities and fraternities decorate their houses and the crowds are able to walk around and enjoy the sights.

    The University of Missouri is credited for creating Homecoming. This year marks the 103rd Homecoming, as (More)

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    Murphy sets pace as Missouri's offense stumbles

    Murphy sets pace as Missouri's offense stumbles

    Posted 3:55 PM 10/22/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Missouri running back Marcus Murphy expects to make a big play every game. Sometimes it works out, other times it doesn't.

    "On Saturday, it happened a lot," the fifth-year senior said of his performance against the Florida Gators.

    He scored three touchdowns in the (More)

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    Murphy and Ray receive all-SEC weekly honors

    Murphy and Ray receive all-SEC weekly honors

    Posted 6:08 PM 10/20/2014 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou tailback Marcus Murphy hauled in another award from the SEC and defensive end Shane Ray tallied his third honor from the conference this year.

    The SEC named Murphy as the All-SEC Special Team's Player of the Week, and it named Ray Defensive Lineman of the Week after a (More)

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