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    Carl Edwards wins the Coca-Cola 600

    Carl Edwards wins the Coca-Cola 600

    Posted 8:50 PM 5/24/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU Sports Digital Producer

    CONCORD, N.C. - Carl Edwards snapped a 31-race winless streak with a win in Charlotte in the Coca-Cola 600.

    The victory gives Edwards a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup and was his first win since joining the Joe Gibbs Racing team.

    The win marks the 24th career victory for (More)

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    Missouri softball's season ends at hands of UCLA

    Missouri softball's season ends at hands of UCLA

    Posted 6:42 PM 5/24/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU Sports Digital Producer

    LOS ANGELES - The Tigers' season comes to an end after a loss in game two to the Bruins by a score of 10-6.

    This loss comes after a 7-4 loss in game one as UCLA took the three-game series two games to none. In the defeat, Tori Finucane and Paige Lowary combined to throw seven innings (More)

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    Wacha improves to 7-0, Cards end 3-game skid by beating KC

    Wacha improves to 7-0, Cards end 3-game skid by beating KC

    Posted 6:05 PM 5/24/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Unbeaten Michael Wacha won for the seventh straight time this year and the St. Louis Cardinals ended their season-worst three-game losing streak by beating the Kansas City Royals 6-1 Sunday.

    Wacha held the majors' best-hitting team to one unearned run and five (More)

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    William Woods golfers finish second at nationals

    William Woods golfers finish second at nationals

    Posted 8:54 PM 5/22/2015 by Justin Cowan, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The William Woods University men's golf team finished a program best second-place in the NAIA National Championship.

    The Owls shot a 4-over-par 1156, just 11 shots behind the tournament champions Coastal Georgia. Sophomore David Houlding placed second individually with an 8-under-par 280.

    Both Houlding and sophomore David Wells were named to the All-Tournament team after finishing in the top-15.

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    Cardinals fall to Mets, 5-0

    Cardinals fall to Mets, 5-0

    Posted 2:35 PM 5/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - Jacob deGrom retired his final 23 batters following a first-inning single, and Lucas Duda hit two long homers to nearly the same spot Thursday during the New York Mets' 5-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.

    deGrom struck out 11 Cardinals batters over eight dominant (More)

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    Missouri eliminated at SEC tournament

    Missouri eliminated at SEC tournament

    Posted 1:56 PM 5/21/2015 by Austin Hough, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    HOOVER, AL - The Missouri baseball team's chances of making the NCAA tournament took a big hit Thursday morning, as the Tigers lost to the Alabama Crimson Tide 4-3, eliminating them from the SEC Tournament.

    Just like Wednesday, the Tigers got off to a good start. Missouri scored two runs (More)

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    Cardinals dominate Mets with a 9-0 win

    Cardinals dominate Mets with a 9-0 win

    Posted 9:15 PM 5/20/2015 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - Matt Adams hit a long three-run homer, Jason Heyward also connected and the St. Louis Cardinals enjoyed their second consecutive offensive outburst, roughing up Bartolo Colon in a 9-0 rout of the New York Mets on Wednesday night.

    Matt Holliday and Kolten Wong both had three (More)

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    Royals earn a 7-1 victory over the Reds

    Royals earn a 7-1 victory over the Reds

    Posted 9:11 PM 5/20/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jeremy Guthrie pitched six shutout innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-1 on Wednesday night.

    The Royals tied a club record with 24 consecutive scoreless innings, which was set June 9-12, 1976. That streak ended in the seventh when Brandon (More)

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    Cardinals dominate Mets with a 9-0 win

    Cardinals dominate Mets with a 9-0 win

    Posted 8:44 PM 5/20/2015 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - Matt Adams hit a long three-run homer, Jason Heyward also connected and the St. Louis Cardinals enjoyed their second consecutive offensive outburst, roughing up Bartolo Colon in a 9-0 rout of the New York Mets on Wednesday night.

    Matt Holliday and Kolten Wong both had three (More)

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    Ventura, 2 relievers shut out Reds, 3-0

    Ventura, 2 relievers shut out Reds, 3-0

    Posted 9:00 PM 5/19/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Yordano Ventura, Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis combined on a four-hitter and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-0 on Tuesday night.

    The Royals, who beat the New York Yankees 6-0 on Sunday, logged consecutive shutouts for the first time since Sept. 29-30 (More)

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    Grichuk, Cardinals rough up Niese in 10-2 win

    Grichuk, Cardinals rough up Niese in 10-2 win

    Posted 8:40 PM 5/19/2015 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - Randal Grichuk had three extra base hits and drove in three runs a night after striking out five times, Mark Reynolds homered among his three hits and the St. Louis Cardinals teed off on Mets starter Jonathon Niese for a 10-2 victory over New York on Tuesday night.

    Michael (More)

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    Local Scores: Tuesday, May 19, 2015

    Local Scores: Tuesday, May 19, 2015

    Posted 6:59 PM 5/19/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some scores from around the area for Tuesday, May 19:

    High School Baseball District Final:Rock Bridge 7, Jefferson City 1 

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    Rock Bridge golfers capture title

    Rock Bridge golfers capture title

    Posted 5:54 PM 5/19/2015 by Abby Rice, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    SEDALIA, Mo. - The Rock Bridge High School boys golf team secured the Class 4 State Championship for the second year in a row at the Sedalia Country Club on Monday.

    The win marked the third time in the last five years that the Bruins have won the state title.The Bruins posted a team score (More)

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