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    Mid-Missouri sporting event cancellations

    Mid-Missouri sporting event cancellations

    Posted 10:26 AM 2/28/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - Due to inclement weather predicted for the weekend of Feb. 27-28 and Mar. 1, the following sporting events involving mid-Missouri teams have been either rescheduled or canceled.

    Mizzou baseball: home-opening series against the University of Illinois-Chicago (More)

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    Local Scores: Friday, February 27

    Local Scores: Friday, February 27

    Posted 8:31 PM 2/27/2015

    MID-MISSOURI: Here are your local scores from around the area for Friday, Feb. 27, 2015:

    Girls High School Basketball

    Tipton 66

    New Bloomfield 53

     

    Boys High School Basketball

    Helias 55

    Rock Bridge 53 

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    Appalachian State hires Douglas Gillin as Athletic Director

    Appalachian State hires Douglas Gillin as Athletic Director

    Posted 2:55 PM 2/27/2015 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff & The Associated Press

    BOONE, North Carolina (AP) - Appalachian State has hired Douglas Gillin as its athletic director. Chancellor Sheri N. Everts announced the hiring Friday and says Gillin will begin April 6.

    Gillin comes to Appalachian State from Missouri, where he has been its deputy athletic director since (More)

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    Late 3 lifts Missouri women over No. 12 Texas A&M 70-69

    Late 3 lifts Missouri women over No. 12 Texas A&M 70-69

    Posted 10:57 PM 2/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Maddie Stock made the game-winning 3-pointer with 0.1 seconds left to give Missouri women a 70-69 upset over No. 12 Texas A&M on Thursday night.

    Sierra Michaelis went the length of the court and drove into traffic before kicking out to Stock who was open (More)

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    Local Scores: Thursday, February 26

    Local Scores: Thursday, February 26

    Posted 9:11 PM 2/26/2015 by Kylie Callura, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are your local scores from around the area for Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015:

    Mens College Basketball:

    Graceland defeats Central Methodist, 85-65.

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    Adam Wainwright diagnosed with abdominal strain

    Adam Wainwright diagnosed with abdominal strain

    Posted 6:19 PM 2/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    JUPITER, Florida (AP) - Adam Wainwright has been diagnosed with an abdominal strain but the St. Louis ace could be available to pitch the Cardinals' opener at Wrigley Field on April 5.

    Wainwright strained the muscle on Monday while putting a 45-pound weight back on a rack. General manager (More)

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    Rams release DT Kendall Langford

    Rams release DT Kendall Langford

    Posted 6:13 PM 2/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have released defensive tackle Kendall Langford, who lost his starting spot to rookie Aaron Donald last season

    The move frees up $6 million in salary cap space heading into free agency.

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    Chiefs waive tight end Fasano to free up salary cap space

    Chiefs waive tight end Fasano to free up salary cap space

    Posted 6:10 PM 2/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs waived veteran tight end Anthony Fasano on Thursday, freeing up about $2 million in salary cap space that they could use to keep All-Pro linebacker Justin Houston.

    The Chiefs have been unable to come to a long-term deal with Houston, making it (More)

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    Local Scores: Wednesday, February 25

    Local Scores: Wednesday, February 25

    Posted 7:35 PM 2/25/2015 by Alex Farkas, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some scores from around the area on Wednesday, February 25.

    Girl's High School Basketball:

    Tipton 59

    Russellville 26

    Harrisburg 58

    Westran 48

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    Missouri wrestler named MAC Wrestler of the Week

    Missouri wrestler named MAC Wrestler of the Week

    Posted 3:15 PM 2/25/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - For the second time in the 2014-15 season, Missouri wrestling's Alan Waters has been named MAC Wrestler of the Week. 

    Waters, a senior from Kansas City, went 3-0 this past weekend at the 2015 National Duels Finals at the University of Iowa and moved to the No.1 ranking in (More)

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    Wainwright heading to St. Louis for abdominal exam

    Wainwright heading to St. Louis for abdominal exam

    Posted 2:36 PM 2/25/2015 by The Associated Press

    JUPITER, Florida (AP) - Adam Wainwright called his impending trip to meet with doctors in St. Louis to discuss his lower abdominal pain "strictly precautionary."

    "I want to be fair to you and say that anything I say about it will just be speculation," Wainwright said Wednesday morning. "I (More)

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    Mike Sweeney elected to Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame

    Mike Sweeney elected to Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame

    Posted 2:09 PM 2/25/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Former first baseman Mike Sweeney will become the 26th member of the Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame.

    Sweeney, a five-time All Star when he played with the Royals from 1995 to 2007, was elected in his first ballot appearance, the team announced Wednesday.

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    Inglewood city council approves stadium backed by Rams owner

    Inglewood city council approves stadium backed by Rams owner

    Posted 8:23 AM 2/25/2015 by The Associated Press

    INGLEWOOD, California (AP) - The Inglewood City Council late Tuesday night approved plans to build a football stadium that includes St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke as a partner, clearing a path for a return to the Los Angeles area of the NFL for the first time in two decades.

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  • Track. Rushin Claims All-SEC Finish

    LEXINGTON, Ky. - Senior Jill Rushin found herself back on the podium for the fifth consecutive SEC Championship shot put competition on Friday, placing second in the field with a lifetime best mark of 17.61m (57-9.50). Rushin, who has finished in the top three for the conference in every shot...

  • Softball. Mizzou Falls to Notre Dame, 3-2, to Open Citrus Classic

    Mizzou Softball lost to Notre Dame after a seventh-inning rally fell short in a tight battle. Mizzou moved to 9-3 on the season.

  • Softball. Mizzou Splits Pair of Games to Open Citrus Classic

    Mizzou Softball split a pair of contests to open play at the Citrus Classic on Feb. 27 in Kissimmee, Fla. A seventh-inning rally fell short in a tight battle with Notre Dame, but the Tigers responded to clip Penn State, 11-7, in a nail-biting, eight-inning game. Mizzou moves to 9-3...

  • W. Gymnastics. No. 23 Mizzou Posts 195.275 in Close Loss to No. 17 Arkansas

    The No. 23 Mizzou gymnastics team posted its sixth team score this season of 195.000 or higher but fell to No. 17 Arkansas 195.825-195.275 Friday night at Barnhill Arena in Fayetteville, Ark. Senior Briana Conkle claimed the beam event title with a meet best 9.825 on the apparatus.

  • W. Basketball. Mizzou Welcomes Arkansas in Regular Season Finale

    Tiger Fans should plan to arrive at Mizzou Arena no later than 1:30 on Sunday to help honor Mizzou's two seniors, Bree Fowler and Morgan Eye. As always, it will be Family Funday, offering pregame activities on the concourse and free admission for kids 12 and under. Not only that...