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    Blues begin season with hopes of hoisting cup

    Blues begin season with hopes of hoisting cup

    Posted 6:51 PM 10/19/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    ST. LOUIS - The 2014-2015 NHL season is now well under way. For the St. Louis Blues, it's another season filled with hopes and dreams of capturing the franchise's first Stanley Cup Championship.

    The 2013 season was a roller-coaster ride for the Blues.

    There were the highs of " (More)

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  • Football

    Santos' 48-yard field goal lifts Chiefs over Bolts

    Santos' 48-yard field goal lifts Chiefs over Bolts

    Posted 6:23 PM 10/19/2014 by The Associated Press

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - Cairo Santos kicked a 48-yard field goal field goal with 21 seconds left and the Kansas City Chiefs beat San Diego 23-20 Sunday, snapping the Chargers' five-game winning streak.

    The Chiefs moved into field goal range thanks to Alex Smith, who completed three straight (More)

  • Football

    Rams hold off Seahawks 28-26

    Rams hold off Seahawks 28-26

    Posted 3:26 PM 10/19/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Punter Johnny Hekker's pass from the St. Louis 18 caught the Seattle Seahawks by surprise for the last of three big plays by Rams special teams in a 28-26 victory over the defending Super Bowl champions on Sunday.

    Stedman Bailey had a 90-yard touchdown on a trick return (More)

  • Mizzou Xtra

    Missouri routs Florida 42-13

    Posted 10:44 PM 10/18/2014 by The Associated Press

    GAINESVILLE, Florida - Marcus Murphy scored three touchdowns, including two on special teams, and Missouri embarrassed Florida 42-13 Saturday night.

    The Tigers (5-2, 2-1 Southeastern Conference) scored on a kickoff return, a punt return, a fumble return and an interception return. (More)

  • Friday Night Fever

    FNF high school football scores and photos: Week 9

    FNF high school football scores and photos: Week 9

    Posted 6:51 PM 10/17/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - That is it, the regular season is over for most mid-Missouri high school football teams. Hickman and Hazelwood Central meet tomorrow.

    Everyone plays at least one more week because of districts.

    Click here to see all the (More)

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    Missouri vs. Florida: preview and predictions

    Poll results are no longer available.

    Posted 12:57 PM 10/17/2014 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 travels to Florida to take on the Gators on Saturday, October 17 at 6 p.m. CT

    Note: To (More)

  • Baseball

    Giants hit walkoff homer in Game 5 to end Cardinals' season

    Giants hit walkoff homer in Game 5 to end Cardinals' season

    Posted 10:39 PM 10/16/2014 by The Associated Press

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Travis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending the San Francisco Giants to the World Series with a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.

    These every-other-year Giants clinched the NL Championship Series in Game 5 and (More)

  • Sports

    Local Scores: Thursday, Oct. 16

    Local Scores: Thursday, Oct. 16

    Posted 9:08 PM 10/16/2014 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    Here are some scores from around the area:

    Women's College Soccer

    William Woods defeats Hannibal-LaGrange 4-1

  • Baseball

    Royals fans strike out looking for World Series edition newspaper

    Posted 7:00 PM 10/16/2014 by Vilma Obando, KOMU 8 Reporter & Drew Whiteman, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mid-Missourians trying to get their hands on a piece of baseball history ran into trouble Thursday morning.

    Fans have cleaned stores out of the Kansas City Star's front page dedicated to the Royals first World Series berth in 29 years.

    KOMU called three Hy-Vee's, Barnes (More)

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    Local Scores: Wednesday, October 16

    Local Scores: Wednesday, October 16

    Posted 5:18 PM 10/16/2014 by Alex Farkas, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI: Here are some scores from around the area for Wednesday, October 16:

    College Soccer:

    William Woods: 1

    Hannibal-LaGrange: 2

     

  • Baseball

    Cards Wainwright confident he made key adjustments

    Cards Wainwright confident he made key adjustments

    Posted 1:47 PM 10/16/2014 by The Associated Press

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Adam Wainwright is determined to forget about his frustrating October outings and get back to the dominant postseason pitcher he used to be.

    The Cardinals ace is confident he made some key adjustments in a bullpen session Monday and will return to form when he starts (More)

  • Friday Night Fever

    Opening Drive: Previewing high school football, week nine

    Posted 1:04 PM 10/16/2014 by Tyler Greever and Andrew Kauffman, KOUM 8 Sports Reporters

    COLUMBIA - In this week's episode of Opening Drive: Winning usually means everything to football teams. See why it doesn't for the Missouri Military Academy in Mexico.

    Then, our hosts show you where the most fiery tailgates and craziest fans were last week.

    Finally, see the full preview for the Friday Night Fever Game of the Week: Eldon vs. Southern Boone. We have previews for all of the other big games too! 

  • Baseball

    Cardinals lose thriller in San Francisco

    Cardinals lose thriller in San Francisco

    Posted 11:10 PM 10/15/2014 by The Associated Press

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Buster Posey and the Giants already know how to win in October - even without all this help from the St. Louis Cardinals.

    Strange as it might look sometimes, San Francisco finds a way to score just enough.

    Posey drove in three runs and capped another (More)

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