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    Missouri soccer victorious in last regular season game

    Missouri soccer victorious in last regular season game

    Posted 10:58 PM 10/30/2014 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA- In the last game of the regular season, the Missouri Tigers women's soccer team narrowly beat SEC foe Arkansas at home, 2-1. 

    In the 33rd minute, Taylor Grant got Mizzou on the board first with a 20-yard strike to make it 1-0. 

    The Razorbacks tied things up with (More)

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    Plans for dealing with head injuries vary at area high schools

    Do you feel your child's high school is properly prepared to handle injuries?

    Posted 8:01 PM 10/30/2014 by Josh Sultan, KOMU 8 Reporter and Ky Bright KOMU 8 Producer

    COLUMBIA - To some, the sound of two football helmets smashing into each other, gets the blood pumping. Football fans may find these hard hits fun to watch, but for the people wearing the uniforms, they could become a nightmare.

    Many parents worry when watching their child play sports (More)

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    MU student on ESPN's My Wish series hopes to meet Tebow again

    Posted 3:24 PM 10/30/2014 by Mark Bergin, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - One MU student remembers meeting Tim Tebow a few years back in Orlando, Florida.

    "I'd love to see him again, but I know he has a tight schedule with ESPN," Adam Hubbs said.

    Hubbs, a sophomore engineering student at MU from Millstadt, Ill. (More)

  • Baseball

    Royals look toward next season after dream run

    Royals look toward next season after dream run

    Posted 2:54 PM 10/30/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The emotions were still raw, the sting of defeat still fresh from Game 7 of the World Series when Billy Butler stood in front of his locker and spoke in a voice full of conviction.

    They would be back, this scrappy bunch of kids. Their return to the playoffs after 29 (More)

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    College teammate of Royals outfielder says he deserves a ring

    Posted 10:40 AM 10/30/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Reporter

    KANSAS CITY - Royals outfielder Alex Gordon was 90 feet away from tying World Series game 7 in Kansas City Wednesday. 

    Gordon hit a triple and was left stranded when catcher Salvador Perez hit a pop fly to end the game.

    Gordon played third base at the University of Nebraska and (More)

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    Downtown Kansas City sees growth since Royals last World Series

    Posted 10:13 AM 10/30/2014 by Eduardo Gonzalez, KOMU 8 Reporter

    KANSAS CITY - The Kansas City Royals success in 2014 season helped bring life to an area that did not exist the last time the Royals were in the World Series in 1985.

    The Power and Light District in Kansas City became the spot to watch the World Series for fans that did not have tickets to (More)

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    Major Kansas City corporation created famous Royals logo

    Posted 10:43 PM 10/29/2014 by Madi Morris, KOMU 8 News

    KANSAS CITY - The Hallmark Corporation, based in Kansas City, is responsible for the Royals' signature crown logo.

    Founded in 1910 when J.C. Hall decided to travel to Kansas City from Nebraska to sell postcards, Hallmark has become a billion dollar company. Although much of the company's (More)

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    Royals fall short and Giants are crowned World Series Champions

    Royals fall short and Giants are crowned World Series Champions

    Posted 10:38 PM 10/29/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third championship in five seasons.

    With both starters chased early, this became a (More)

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    Tigers pummel William Jewell in exhibition matchup

    Tigers pummel William Jewell in exhibition matchup

    Posted 9:20 PM 10/29/2014 by Justin Cowan KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri Tigers men's basketball team was victorious in their 72-31 defeat of the William Jewell College Cardinals on Wednesday night.

    Sophomore Wes Clark lead the Tigers in scoring with 14 points, followed closely by Ryan Rossburg and Tramaine Isabell who had 13 and 10 (More)

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    Game six reminded Royals fans of a specific moment in history

    Posted 5:00 PM 10/29/2014 by Alex Brown, KOMU 8 Reporter

    KANSAS CITY - With the World Series back at Kauffman Stadium for Game 6 and 7, fans took the opportunity to reflect on a previous big game in Kansas City.

    "I was at the game," Michael Diamond said, referring to the 1985 World Series when the St. Louis Cardinals battled the Royals in Game (More)

  • Football

    Rams make multiple moves to fill holes

    Rams make multiple moves to fill holes

    Posted 2:43 PM 10/29/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams elevated linebacker Korey Toomer and offensive lineman Brandon Washington to the active roster, among a flurry of moves in the wake of an injury-filled loss at Kansas City.

    The Rams on Wednesday also were awaiting the arrival of safety Mark Barron (More)

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    Chiefs QB Smith to practice after shoulder injury

    Chiefs QB Smith to practice after shoulder injury

    Posted 2:37 PM 10/29/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith plans to practice Wednesday despite spraining his troublesome throwing shoulder in last weekend's victory over the St. Louis Rams.

    Smith landed on his right shoulder shortly before halftime. He received treatment in the locker room and (More)

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    Fans react to "Mr. Mizzou's" death

    Posted 11:26 AM 10/29/2014 by Katie Moeller and Phil Bergman, KOMU 8 Reporters

    COLUMBIA - Earlier today many local residents learned the news that "Mr. Mizzou" John Kadlec passed away at age 86.

    Richard King, owner of the Blue Note, was fortunate enough to meet Kadlec on a few occasions traveling to Missouri away games.

    "I remember sitting in the restaurants (More)

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