• Sports

    Cardinals fall to Cubs in 7-2 loss

    Cardinals fall to Cubs in 7-2 loss

    Posted 11:09 PM 8/29/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jorge Soler hit two homers and fellow rookie Javier Baez had a tiebreaking, two-run double in the eighth inning off All-Star reliever Pat Neshek as the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2 on Friday night.

    The Cardinals lost in the return of star catcher Yadier (More)

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  • Friday Night Fever

    FNF high school football scores and photos: Week 2

    FNF high school football scores and photos: Week 2

    Posted 6:47 PM 8/29/2014 by John Zupon, Jr., KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA- This week in our game of the week, Osage stepped up and out of its district three to beat district four Moberly who was at home. Osage moves on to 2-0 and Moberly takes another step back and is now 0-2 after two weeks. 

    Moberly will need to win out if they want to get a good (More)

  • Mizzou Xtra

    Mizzou Extra: Tigers kick off 2014 season against SDSU

    Mizzou Extra: Tigers kick off 2014 season against SDSU

    Posted 4:46 PM 8/29/2014 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Columnist

    COLUMBIA - Winning is always nice, but the hardest thing about being successful is raising the bar afterwards. The Missouri football team had a taste of success last season when they won the Cotton Bowl and finished the season with a 12-2 record. Now the Tigers begin their quest to (More)

  • Mizzou Xtra

    Mizzou vs. South Dakota State preview and predictions

    Posted 1:11 PM 8/29/2014 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports

    COLUMBIA - This year, I'm going to host 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. And we'll start with the season opener against South Dakota State on Saturday, August 30 at 2:30 p.m.

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  • Friday Night Fever

    The Extra Point: Game of the Week: School of the Osage at Moberly

    The Extra Point: Game of the Week: School of the Osage at Moberly

    Posted 12:07 AM 8/29/2014 by John Zupon Jr., KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    MOBERLY - Friday night's high school game of the week features Moberly and Osage. Coming off one of the best seasons in school history, Moberly lost to Blair Oaks in week one while Osage blew out Fulton by 27 at home.

    KOMU 8 News will be covering most of this week's games with a real-time (More)

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    Twins score 6 in the 10th to beat Royals 11-5

    Twins score 6 in the 10th to beat Royals 11-5

    Posted 11:17 PM 8/28/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jordan Schafer tied a career high with four RBIs, including a two-run single in the 10th inning Thursday night as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Kansas City Royals 11-5.

    Bruce Chen (2-4), the sixth pitcher for the AL Central-leading Royals, gave up five hits and (More)

  • Sports

    Thursday, August 28 Local Scores

    Thursday, August 28 Local Scores

    Posted 8:19 PM 8/28/2014 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    High School Softball:

    Russellville defeats California 16-3 in 5 innings

    Harrisburg beats Praire Home 10-9

    North Callaway beats Van-Far 22-3

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  • Sports

    Battle Football looks to improve in second year

    Posted 8:02 PM 8/28/2014 by Eric Kelly, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Last season, not much was expected of the Battle HIgh School football team. The Saprtans exceeded the majority of expectations by finishing the season at 5-4, which didnt catch the team by surprise.

    "We had a lot of confidence going into it. Last year, if you really look at the (More)

  • Sports

    Stewart to return to competition Sunday

    Stewart to return to competition Sunday

    Posted 4:06 PM 8/28/2014 by The Associated Press

    ATLANTA (AP) - Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus after his car struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race.

    The three-time NASCAR champion has not raced since Aug. 9, when he hit Kevin Ward (More)

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  • Friday Night Fever

    Opening Drive: Previewing high school football, week two

    Posted 12:13 PM 8/28/2014 by Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter & Tyler Greever, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Two mid-Missouri high schools are trying to build up their football programs, Tolton and Battle. For details, click the video to the left for this week's Opening Drive, KOMU 8 Sports' weekly high school football show, which is making its online debut this week.

    You can also find (More)

  • Baseball

    Royals rally to beat Twins

    Royals rally to beat Twins

    Posted 9:48 PM 8/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Nori Aoki drove in the go-ahead run during a six-run eighth inning Wednesday night, sending the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins.

    Billy Butler and Salvador Perez each drove in a pair of runs during the surge, which came after the Twins' (More)

  • Football

    Chiefs' bus involved in accident

    Chiefs' bus involved in accident

    Posted 9:35 PM 8/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    GRAND CHUTE, Wis. (AP) - Authorities say a bus taking the Kansas City Chiefs to their Wisconsin hotel was involved in an accident.

    The Outagamie (awt-ah-GAY'-mee) County sheriff's office says it was escorting the Chiefs' five buses from the airport to the hotel Wednesday afternoon when a (More)

  • Sports

    Wednesday, August 27 Local Scores

    Wednesday, August 27 Local Scores

    Posted 9:35 PM 8/27/2014 by Justin Cowan KOMU Sports Digital Producer

    High School Softball:

    Westran def. Harrisburg 13-3

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MIzzou Xtra

  • Cross Country. Women's XC Wins Season Opener Against Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The Tigers kicked off their 2014 season on Friday, going head-to-head against fellow-Midwest Region competitors, Illinois, on their home course in Champaign. It was an exciting showing under new head coach, Marc Burns, with both teams showing a lot of positives early on.

  • W. Soccer. Grant Strikes Twice as Soccer Downs TCU in OT, 2-1

    Senior Taylor Grant scored two goals, including the game-winner in the 92nd minute, as the Mizzou soccer team earned a 2-1 overtime victory over TCU Friday night in Fort Worth, Texas. The Tigers improved to 1-1-1 on the season, while the Horned Frogs fell to 1-2-0.

  • M. Golf. Mizzou Golf Returns to the Turning Stone Intercollegiate

    Mizzou Golf kicks off the 2014-15 season in Verona, N.Y., looking for its third consecutive win at the Turning Stone Intercollegiate Sunday Aug. 31- Monday Sept. 1.

  • W. Volleyball. Mizzou 3, MVSU 0 - Notes

    Notes-With the win, Mizzou has now won 35 consecutive regular season matches, the longest active streak in the nation.-The Tigers have also won 19 consecutive regular season non-conference matches, dating back to the 2012 season.

  • W. Volleyball. No. 15 Mizzou Opens 2014 With Sweep of MVSU

    No. 15 Mizzou Volleyball opened its season with a 3-0 (25-7, 25-11, 25-17) win over Mississippi Valley State in the first match of the North Texas Invitational on Friday afternoon (Aug. 29) at the North Texas Volleyball Center. The Tigers have now won their last 35 regular season matches, the...