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    No. 10 CMU softball wins 12-straight game

    No. 10 CMU softball wins 12-straight game

    Posted 10:20 PM 4/1/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital producer

    HANNIBAL, Mo. - No. 10 Central Methodist won its 12th-straight game Tuesday after a doubleheader sweep of Hannibal-LaGrange at HLGU Field. The Eagles won the first game 8-1 and the second contest 9-1 (6).

    Central Methodist (23-6) scored four runs in the second inning of game one (More)

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    Westminster softball sweeps Iowa Wesleyan in doubleheader

    Westminster softball sweeps Iowa Wesleyan in doubleheader

    Posted 9:57 PM 4/1/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa - The Westminster College softball team completed their second conference sweep of the season with two wins over Iowa Wesleyan College on Wednesday, April 1. The Westminster Blue Jays short-gamed the Iowa Wesleyan Tigers in game one, 8-0, and went on to win game two, 5-1. The (More)

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    Missouri Valley College baseball falls 9-8 in ten innings

    Missouri Valley College baseball falls 9-8 in ten innings

    Posted 8:55 PM 4/1/2015 by Samanth Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MARSHALL, Mo. - The Missouri Valley College baseball team traveled to St. Louis, Mo. Wednesday for a ten-inning game against No. 7 Missouri Baptist University. The Vikings grabbed an early lead, but fell in extra innings by a 9-8 score.

    Missouri Valley scored seven runs in the top of the (More)

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    Missouri Valley College softball splits doubleheader

    Missouri Valley College softball splits doubleheader

    Posted 8:42 PM 4/1/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MARSHALL, Mo.- The Missouri Valley College softball team hosted Culver-Stockton College in a Heart of America Athletic Conference doubleheader Wednesday afternoon at the Lyon Bowl at Indian Foothills Park. The Vikings used three home runs to win game one by an 8-6 score, but let an early lead (More)

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    Columbia men finish at No. 18 in postseason poll

    Columbia men finish at No. 18 in postseason poll

    Posted 8:13 PM 4/1/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Cougar men's basketball team checked in at No. 18 in Wednesday's release of the NAIA Division I Men's Basketball Coaches' Postseason Top 25 poll. National Champion Dalton State claimed the top spot in the rankings, followed by Talladega, national runner-up Westmont, Hope (More)

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    Local Scores: Wednesday, April 1

    Local Scores: Wednesday, April 1

    Posted 7:59 PM 4/1/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from Wednesday, April 1:

    High School Boys Baseball

    Wright City 15

    North Callaway 5

    Southern Boone 9

    Harrisburg 0

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    Stephens College Athletic Director Deb Duren announces retirement

    Stephens College Athletic Director Deb Duren announces retirement

    Posted 7:09 PM 4/1/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - Deb Duren, Vice President for Student Services and longtime athletics director at Stephens College, is retiring at the end of this academic year, leaving behind a legacy of service and commitment to women's education. Duren came to Stephens as head volleyball coach in (More)

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    Mizzou softball defeats SLU in rain-shortened game

    Mizzou softball defeats SLU in rain-shortened game

    Posted 6:39 PM 4/1/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Rain came at the ideal time for the No. 21 Missouri softball team (23-7, 5-4 SEC) Wednesday, helping the Tigers get out of a jam to secure a 10-6 victory over Saint Louis University.

    After taking a 5-0 lead after two innings, off of a two-run home run by sophomore Kirsten Mack (More)

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    Royals and Dodgers end in a 4-4 deadlock

    Royals and Dodgers end in a 4-4 deadlock

    Posted 5:42 PM 4/1/2015 by The Associated Press

    SURPRISE, Arizona (AP) - Clayton Kershaw and Yorduno Ventura each had a final sharp outing in preparation for opening day, and the Los Angeles Dodgers and Kansas City Royals tied 4-4 Wednesday.

    Kershaw, the 2014 National League MVP and Cy Young Award winner, threw 45 pitches while facing (More)

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    Martinez pitches 6 scoreless innings as Cards beat Mets 5-4

    Martinez pitches 6 scoreless innings as Cards beat Mets 5-4

    Posted 5:41 PM 4/1/2015 by The Associated Press

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Florida (AP) - Carlos Martinez pitched six scoreless innings and Jhonny Peralta drove in two runs as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the New York Mets 5-4 Wednesday.

    Martinez, the Cardinals' fifth starter, scattered three hits, struck out five and walked one.

    Mets (More)

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    Local Scores: Tuesday, March 31

    Local Scores: Tuesday, March 31

    Posted 9:36 PM 3/31/2015 by Justin Cowan, KOMU Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from around the area on Tuesday, March 31:

    High School Boys Baseball

    Fulton 14

    Eldon 9

    North Callaway 29

    Van Far 2

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    Local Scores: Monday, March 30

    Local Scores: Monday, March 30

    Posted 11:11 PM 3/30/2015 by Eric Kelly, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores for March 30, 2015High School Baseball

    Tolton 6

    Fulton 5

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    Cardinals pick Carlos Martinez as 5th starter; Jaime Garcia to the DL

    Cardinals pick Carlos Martinez as 5th starter; Jaime Garcia to the DL

    Posted 6:33 PM 3/30/2015 by The Associated Press

    JUPITER, Florida (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have picked Carlos Martinez as their fifth starter and put pitcher Jaime Garcia on the 15-day disabled list.

    Cardinals manager Mike Matheny made the announcement about the rotation on Monday.

    Martinez, Garcia and Marco Gonzales had (More)

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  • Softball. Mizzou Takes Down SLU, 10-6

    Mizzou Softball scored in five of six innings and withstood a rally by Saint Louis University to defeat the Billikens by a score of 10-6 on Wednesday at University Field. The win improved the Tigers' record to 23-7, while SLU fell to 20-12 on the season.

  • W. Volleyball. Kan Selected to Represent USA Volleyball at World University Games

    Two-time Mizzou volleyball All-American Carly Kan (Honolulu, Hawaii) has been selected to the USA Volleyball team that will represent the nation at the World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea, this July 2-12. This is the second consecutive season that Kan has been selected to the USA Volleyball High Performance...

  • W. Tennis. Tigers Close Out Spring Home Schedule This Weekend

    Mizzou tennis concludes their Spring 2015 home schedule this weekend at Mizzou Tennis Complex (MTC) against a pair of ranked SEC opponents. The Tigers welcome No. 11 Texas A&M on Friday, April 3 and No. 25 LSU on Sunday, April 5.

  • Baseball. Mizzou Drops Braggin' Rights Game, 4-3

    Illinois' David Kerian hit a two-out, two-run home run in the top of the sixth inning to help the Illini defeat Mizzou, 4-3, on Tuesday evening (March 31) at GCS Ballpark. Senior pitcher John Miles (Columbia, Mo.) was charged with loss, his first of the season, after going 6.0 innings,...

  • M. Golf. Golf Takes Ninth in Hootie at Bulls Bay

    In its final regular season outing at the Hootie at Bulls Bay, Mizzou Golf tied for ninth with Coastal Carolina at 3-under-par 861.