• Sports

    Local Scores: Wednesday Oct 1st

    Local Scores: Wednesday Oct 1st

    Posted 10:15 PM 10/1/2014 by Justin Cowan KOMU Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI: Here are some local scores from around the area on Wednesday, October 1st:

     

    College Volleyball:

    Park University 3

    Stephens College 0

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  • Football

    South Carolina showcases unique tailgates

    Posted 9:56 PM 10/1/2014 by Morgan Uber, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA, S.C. -Tailgating is about the local food, passionate fans, and time-honored traditions. From the Grove at Ole Miss to the Junction at Mississippi State, Southeastern Conference fans are highly ranked for knowing how to celebrate their teams and their schools.

    The Tigers are (More)

  • Sports

    Rams pick Austin Davis as starting QB for season

    Rams pick Austin Davis as starting QB for season

    Posted 3:14 PM 10/1/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Rams coach Jeff Fisher says that Austin Davis will be the team's starting quarterback for the rest of the season.

    Fisher had insisted that Shaun Hill would return as the starter as soon as he was completely healed from a quad injury. Instead, he said Wednesday that Davis (More)

  • Sports

    Chiefs' Stephenson returns from 4-game suspension

    Chiefs' Stephenson returns from 4-game suspension

    Posted 2:51 PM 10/1/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Right tackle Donald Stephenson returned to the Kansas City Chiefs on Wednesday following his four-game suspension for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing drugs.

    Now, the question is how many games it'll take him to return to the starting lineup.

    (More)
  • Sports

    Wacha in bullpen to start NL division series

    Wacha in bullpen to start NL division series

    Posted 2:10 PM 10/1/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Michael Wacha, who starred in the postseason as a rookie last fall, will be in the St. Louis Cardinals' bullpen for the start of the NL division series.

    Manager Mike Matheny said Wednesday he'll go with Adam Wainwright, Lance Lynn, John Lackey and Shelby Miller the first (More)

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    Royals fans elated after 9-8 win over Athletics

    Posted 1:22 PM 10/1/2014 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Reporter

    KANSAS CITY - After nearly three decades of waiting, Royals fans celebrated Tuesday as the team secured a spot in the American League Division Series. The Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 9-8 in the American League wild-card game.

    Longtime Royals fan Sean Wille said he and his (More)

  • Baseball

    Royals beat A's 9-8 in 12 in AL wild-card thriller

    Royals beat A's 9-8 in 12 in AL wild-card thriller

    Posted 1:32 AM 10/1/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Royals had waited 29 years to reach the postseason. They weren't going down without a fight.

    Salvador Perez singled down the left-field line with two outs in the 12th inning, allowing Christian Colon to score from second base and giving the long-suffering (More)

  • Sports

    Local Scores: Tuesday Sept 30

    Local Scores: Tuesday Sept 30

    Posted 10:20 PM 9/30/2014

    MID-MISSOURI: Here are some local scores from around the area on Tuesday, September 30th:


    Softball:

    N Callaway 13, Mark Twain 0

    Centralia 11, Hallsville 3

  • Friday Night Fever

    Mokane football player does it all

    Posted 8:23 PM 9/30/2014 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter

    MOKANE - South Callaway football has jumped out to a 6-0 start this season, beating opponents by an average margin of just more than 60 points. This is in large part due to one Bulldog who can do it all on and off the field.

    Cory Hanger is a senior at South Callaway who plays multiple (More)

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  • Football

    NFL admits mistake in penalty against Abdullah

    NFL admits mistake in penalty against Abdullah

    Posted 2:38 PM 9/30/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The NFL says Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for dropping to his knees in prayer in the end zone after an interception.

    NFL spokesman Michael Signora writes in an email to The Associated Press on Tuesday that "the officiating (More)

  • Baseball

    Athletics, Royals set rosters for AL wild-card

    Athletics, Royals set rosters for AL wild-card

    Posted 2:19 PM 9/30/2014 by The Associated Press and KOMU Digital Staff

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Royals manager Ned Yost went with a nine-man pitching staff and Oakland counterpart Bob Melvin (More)

  • Sports

    Local Scores: Monday Sept 29

    Local Scores: Monday Sept 29

    Posted 10:37 PM 9/29/2014 by Stephanie Lorenc, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from Monday, September 22.

    High School SoftballNorth Callaway defeated New Bloomfield 2-1Hickman defeated Blair Oaks 6-5South Callaway defeated Russellville 13-0 (More)

  • Mizzou Xtra

    Mizzou's Shane Ray named SEC Defensive Line Player of the Week

    Mizzou's Shane Ray named SEC Defensive Line Player of the Week

    Posted 7:23 PM 9/29/2014 by Jack Korte, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Standout Missouri defensive lineman Shane Ray was named SEC Defensive Line Player of the Week for his big game this past Saturday against the South Carolina Gamecocks.

    Ray had a career-high eight tackles, including two sacks, which ties his personal best.

    This marks the (More)

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  • W. Volleyball. Mizzou Falls at Ole Miss as SEC Win Streak Comes to an End

    Mizzou volleyball had its 20-match SEC winning streak snapped on Wednesday night (Oct. 1) at Ole Miss as the Tigers fell to Ole Miss, 3-0 (18-25, 23-25, 22-25). The loss drops the Tigers to 11-6 on the season and 2-1 in SEC play. Senior Emily Wilson (Omaha, Neb.) led Mizzou...

  • W. Soccer. Soccer Hosts Kentucky Thursday in Pack the Park and Pink Out Match

    The Mizzou soccer team (7-2-2) return home to Walton Stadium to host a pair of key Southeastern Conference games this week. On Thursday, Oct. 2, the Tigers host Kentucky at 6 p.m. CT in the team's annual Pink Out and Pack the Park match. The game will be televised live...

  • W. Golf. Mizzou Takes Johnie Imes Tournament Title

    Mizzou Women's Golf finished strong at the Seventh Annual Johnie Imes Invitational. Held at Columbia's own Club at Old Hawthorne, Mizzou took first overall with a final tally 18-under par. The Tigers set tournament records with their team totals from the first and second rounds (282, 280) and their third...

  • W. Golf. Tigers Lead the Way at Johnie Imes

    Mizzou Women's Golf is holding onto a three-stroke lead after two rounds of play at the Johnie Imes Invitational. The Tigers finished the day 14-under par (282-280--562) to surpass Kansas State who is currently in second with a score 11-under par.

  • Football. Shane Ray Named SEC Defensive Line Player of the Week

    This is the second weekly honor that Ray has garnered in what is quickly becoming an award-worthy season. He was named the SEC Defensive Player of the Week for his 7-tackle performance in a win over UCF on Sept. 13th, which included four tackles for loss, two sacks and a...