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    Local Scores: Monday, Jan. 26

    Local Scores: Monday, Jan. 26

    Posted 9:05 PM 1/26/2015 by Jack Korte, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    Local Scores for January 26, 2015:

    High School Girls Basketball:

    Boonville defeats Southern Boone, 49-39.

    Cole Camp defeats Green Ridge, 62-48.

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    Women's national soccer team to play St. Louis exhibition

    Women's national soccer team to play St. Louis exhibition

    Posted 6:28 PM 1/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The U.S. women' s national soccer team will play an exhibition against New Zealand in St. Louis as it prepares for the 2015 Women's World Cup.

    The April 4 match at Busch Stadium will be the national team's first domestic game this year ahead of the Women's World Cup in (More)

  • Football

    Rams notify St. Louis they'll go year-to-year on dome lease

    Rams notify St. Louis they'll go year-to-year on dome lease

    Posted 4:17 PM 1/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have notified the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission they intended to shift to a year-to-year lease agreement for their use of the Edward Jones Dome.

    A spokesman for the Rams and the CVC, which operates the dome, both confirmed the move (More)

  • Baseball

    Royals begin spring training preparation

    Royals begin spring training preparation

    Posted 2:09 PM 1/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Royals have invited 23 non-roster players to spring training, including former fifth overall draft pick Bubba Starling and promising youngsters Miguel Almonte and Raul Mondesi.

    Starling, who grew up near Kansas City, has struggled in the minor leagues but will get a (More)

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    Coach Kuligowski to remain with Mizzou

    Coach Kuligowski to remain with Mizzou

    Posted 1:11 PM 1/26/2015 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri defensive line coach Craig Kuligowski doesn't plan to leave the program anytime soon. On Monday, Kuligowski released a statement saying he had withdrawn his name for consideration for a co-defensive coordinator coaching position at the University of Illinois.

    Kuligowski (More)

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    Alden, others elected to Missouri Sports Hall of Fame

    Alden, others elected to Missouri Sports Hall of Fame

    Posted 9:23 PM 1/25/2015 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    SPRINGFIELD - The 2015 enshrinement class of the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame was formally inducted on Sunday.

    Among the notables to be inducted was University of Missouri Athletic Director, Mike Alden.

    Alden has been the Athletic Director at the University of Missouri since 1998. (More)

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    Mizzou women unable to come back against No. 14 Kentucky

    Mizzou women unable to come back against No. 14 Kentucky

    Posted 6:13 PM 1/25/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou's Women's Basketball team fell 83-69 to No. 14 Kentucky while registering 13 3-pointers as a team.

    The Tigers' 13 3-pointers are the most allowed by the Wildcats this season, and the nine first-half scores from the arch were the most in a single half for the Tigers this (More)

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    Mizzou Wrestling improves to 17-0 after defeating Northern Illinois

    Mizzou Wrestling improves to 17-0 after defeating Northern Illinois

    Posted 4:03 PM 1/25/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou wrestling remains undefeated, improving their record to 17-0 Sunday afternoon at the Hearnes Center after defeating Northern Illinois, 32-12. This win also makes the Tigers' Mid-American Conference a perfect 5-0 in Mid-American Conference this season.

    The Tigers won eight (More)

  • Basketball

    Westminster women beat Webster to improve in conference play

    Westminster women beat Webster to improve in conference play

    Posted 3:28 PM 1/25/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    WEBSTER GROVES - The Westminster women's basketball team hit 23 free throws to boost them over the Webster University Gorloks Saturday afternoon, 63-58. The win brings the Westminster Blue Jays to 9-5 overall and 8-2 in conference play.

    "This was a big road win for us," said junior Kasey (More)

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    Webster runs over Westminster 75-48

    Webster runs over Westminster 75-48

    Posted 3:13 PM 1/25/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    WEBSTER GROVES - The Westminster men's basketball team struggled to connect with the basket during Saturday's game at Webster, ending with a 75-48 loss.

    The Westminster Blue Jays jumped to a 7-2 lead just over two minutes into the game, but the Webster Gorloks followed with a 12-2 run to (More)

  • Basketball

    Central Methodist women fall 80-73

    Central Methodist women fall 80-73

    Posted 3:06 PM 1/25/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    PERU, Nebraska - Central Methodist dropped an 80-73 decision at Peru State on Saturday in Al Wheeler Activity Center in Heart of America Athletic Conference action. The Eagles have now alternated wins and losses in their last four conference games.

    Peru State (6-13, 2-7) scored 13-straight (More)

  • Basketball

    Central Methodist leads at the half, loses to Peru State 91-83

    Central Methodist leads at the half, loses to Peru State 91-83

    Posted 2:52 PM 1/25/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    PERU, Nebraska - Central Methodist suffered its first loss in three games Saturday with a 91-83 loss at Peru State in Al Wheeler Activity Center. The Eagles lost just their first contest in seven games against the Bobcats since both teams have been members of the Heart of America Athletic (More)

  • Basketball

    Local Scores: Saturday, January 24

    Posted 5:23 PM 1/24/2015 by Tyler Murry KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are your local scores from Saturday, Jan. 24:

    Men's College Basketball

    Arkansas: 61

    Missouri: 60

    Central Methodist: 83

    Peru State College: (More)

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  • Wrestling. All 10 Tiger Style Grapplers Make First NCAA Coaches' Panel Rankings

    Last Thursday, Jan. 22, the NCAA released the first of four coaches' panel rankings for the 2014-15 wrestling season. In the first edition, all 10 of Mizzou wrestling's starters were ranked in their respective weight classes.

  • W. Volleyball. Mizzou Volleyball Welcomes Courtney Eckenrode

    Mizzou volleyball head coach Wayne Kreklow is happy to announce that former Texas Gatorade Player of the Year Courtney Eckenrode (The Woodlands, Texas) will join the team in 2015. Eckenrode will transfer in from San Diego State where she started 19 matches at setter. She comes to Mizzou as a...

  • W. Basketball. Mizzou-Kentucky Postgame Quotes

    On thoughts about a good offense in first half... "I think we could have had a little more poise. We would see the open shooter and we would immediately make the pass instead of having a little more poise. But within scrambling out of it, it left a lot of...

  • W. Basketball. Mizzou-Kentucky Postgame Notes

    • Today's game marked Mizzou's fourth time competing against a ranked opponent in a six-game span.• The Tigers first four baskets were three-pointers, each made by a different Tiger (Lindsey Cunningham, Morgan Eye, Sierra Michaelis, and Maddie Stock).

  • W. Basketball. Mizzou's Three-Point Barrage Falls Short vs. No. 14 Kentucky

    The Mizzou Women's Basketball team nailed 13 three-pointers as a team, falling, 83-69, in a tight, physical contest with No. 14 Kentucky. Four different Tigers reached double figures as sophomore Sierra Michaelis poured in a team-best 16 points and added seven rebounds and six assists. Junior Maddie Stock chipped in...