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    Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series

    Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series

    Posted 8:25 AM 10/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head.

    Gordon let out a huge laugh, and so did a bunch of his Kansas City Royals teammates watching Monday's workout.

    "I (More)

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  • Sports

    Local Scores: Monday, Oct. 20

    Local Scores: Monday, Oct. 20

    Posted 10:14 PM 10/20/2014 by Stephanie Lorenc, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from Monday, October 20.

    High School Volleyball Districts
    Russellville defeated North Callaway 25-17, 27-25

    High School Soccer
    Southern Boone defeated Jefferson City 2-0

     

  • Baseball

    Listeners have difficulty finding Royals on radio

    Listeners have difficulty finding Royals on radio

    Posted 8:04 PM 10/20/2014 by Morgan Uber, KOMU 8 Reporter

    BOONVILLE - The Kansas City Royals have made it farther than the St. Louis Cardinals in post-season baseball for the first time in 29 years, but this won't make it any easier to find the Royals on the dial for the 2014 World Series.

    There are only two Royals affiliate radio stations in (More)

  • Mizzou Xtra

    Murphy and Ray receive all-SEC weekly honors

    Murphy and Ray receive all-SEC weekly honors

    Posted 6:08 PM 10/20/2014 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou tailback Marcus Murphy hauled in another award from the SEC and defensive end Shane Ray tallied his third honor from the conference this year.

    The SEC named Murphy as the All-SEC Special Team's Player of the Week, and it named Ray Defensive Lineman of the Week after a (More)

  • Friday Night Fever

    Week nine Friday Night Fever plays of the week

    Vote for your favorite Friday Night Fever play of the week!

    Posted 12:23 PM 10/20/2014 by KOMU 8 Sports

    Here are your week nine Friday Night Fever plays of the week! What an end to the regular season of mid-Missouri high school football. Voting for the final plays of the week ends Friday at 3 p.m. and make sure to watch KOMU 8 News at 6 to see the results.

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    Mizzou to host Kentucky, SEC Network pre-game show

    Mizzou to host Kentucky, SEC Network pre-game show

    Posted 11:32 AM 10/20/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri Tiger fans will have an action packed day of SEC football when the Kentucky Wildcats come to town on Nov. 1. On Monday, the Southeastern Conference announced the game will kickoff at 3 p.m. and can be seen on the SEC Network.

    In addition to the game, the SEC Network's (More)

  • News

    Rams fans and Ferguson protestors clash outside Rams game

    Rams fans and Ferguson protestors clash outside Rams game

    Posted 10:04 PM 10/19/2014 by Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Police say two women have been arrested after dozens of Rams fans and Ferguson protesters clashed outside the Edward Jones Dome.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that one protester tried to jab a Rams fan with a pole bearing an upside down American flag on Sunday (More)

  • Sports

    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)

  • 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)

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    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)

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  • Football. Marcus Murphy, Shane Ray Win Weekly SEC Honors

    Senior TB/KR Marcus Murphy and junior DE Shane Ray were named the SEC's Special Teams Player of the Week and Defensive Lineman of the Week.

  • W. Volleyball. Mizzou Volleyball Continues Road Trip at No. 8 Florida Friday

    Mizzou volleyball will head to Gainesville for a SEC showdown with No. 8 Florida on Friday at 6 p.m. on the SEC Network. It will be Mizzou's first match against a ranked opponent this season and it will be the first time that Mizzou faces a top-10 team on the...

  • Football. Mizzou Hosts Vanderbilt for 2014 Homecoming

    The Missouri Tigers (5-2 overall, 2-1 SEC) return home for the annual Homecoming game Saturday afternoon, when they will take on the Vanderbilt Commodores (2-5, 0-4) at Faurot Field/Memorial Stadium. Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. CT, with the game being televised on the SEC Network.

  • W. Golf. Meek Earns Top-10 Finish at Mercedes Benz

    Sophomore Jess Meek used a third round 2-over par performance to move into the top 10 at the Mercedes Benz Collegiate Classic in Knoxville, Tenn. on Sunday. The Carnoustie, Scotland, native finished the tournament 8-over par (76-72-73--221) in total, recording three birdies in the third round of play to move...

  • W. Soccer. Mizzou Suffers 1-0 Defeat to Visiting Alabama on Sunday

    Alabama used a goal in the 84th minute to post a 1-0 win over the Mizzou soccer team Sunday afternoon at Walton Stadium. With the loss, the Tigers fell to 10-4-2 overall and 5-3-0 in Southeastern Conference action, while the Crimson Tide improved to 9-4-3 and 4-2-2.