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    William Woods Men's Golf Ranked No. 1 in Golfstat Rankings

    William Woods Men's Golf Ranked No. 1 in Golfstat Rankings

    Posted 4:51 PM 4/14/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    FULTON - For the first time in program history, the William Woods University men's golf team is ranked No. 1 in the Golfstat rankings, while in the latest NAIA top 25 poll, the team comes in at No. 3, which also marks its highest ranking ever.

    In the NAIA top 25 poll, the team is receiving (More)

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    CMU's Geringer Named Softball Player of the Week

    CMU's Geringer Named Softball Player of the Week

    Posted 4:43 PM 4/14/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    KANSAS CITY - For the first time in her career, Central Methodist infielder Lauren Geringer has been named the Heart of America Athletic Conference Softball Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday.

    Geringer, the reigning HAAC Player of the Year, batted .429 with three (More)

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    Southwest Baptist Sophomore Named Tennis Player of the Week

    Southwest Baptist Sophomore Named Tennis Player of the Week

    Posted 4:11 PM 4/14/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    KANSAS CITY - Southwest Baptist's Christina Zentai has been named the MIAA Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week.

    Zentai remained perfect in both doubles and singles play on the season as she led SBU to their 3rd straight MIAA Regular Season Championship as SBU went 3-0 (2-0 MIAA) on the (More)

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    Westminster Athletes Receive SLIAC Honors

    Westminster Athletes Receive SLIAC Honors

    Posted 4:02 PM 4/14/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced the Players of the Week for the week of April 14. Westminster's baseball pitcher, Will Miller, was named the SLIAC/Diamond Sports Pitcher of the Week, and Westminster's tennis player, Kyle Collins, was named the SLIAC Men's (More)

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    John Moseley Named Lincoln University Men's Basketball Coach

    John Moseley Named Lincoln University Men's Basketball Coach

    Posted 3:48 PM 4/14/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    JEFFERSON CITY - John Moseley has been named as the next head men's basketball coach at Lincoln University.

    A news conference was held by Lincoln University president Dr. Kevin Rome and athletic director Betty Kemna on Monday to announce the hiring.

    "We're committed to building a (More)

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    Missouri Softball Player and 12 Year Old Share Special Bond

    Posted 9:50 PM 4/13/2014 by Jack Wascher, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Emily Crane and Camryn Schaller share similar personalities.

    "They're both just very outgoing and goofy, always looking to have a good time," Kari Schaller said.

    "It's tough to take Emily serious sometimes because she always joking around, but it definitely (More)

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    Aldon Smith Arrested at Los Angeles Airport

    Aldon Smith Arrested at Los Angeles Airport

    Posted 9:19 PM 4/13/2014 by The Associated Press

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities said he became belligerent during a security screening and threatened that he had a bomb.

    The 24-year-old player was randomly selected for a secondary (More)

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    Mizzou Softball Takes Final Game Against Auburn, Sweeps Series

    Mizzou Softball Takes Final Game Against Auburn, Sweeps Series

    Posted 7:57 PM 4/13/2014 by Phil Bergman, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    AUBURN, Ala. - The No. 16 Missouri softball team defeated the No. 20 Auburn Tigers 7-6 to complete the three-game sweep in the weekend series.

    Junior 1B Kelsey Roth got the Tigers out to a 4-0 lead early in the game after hitting a grand slam in the third inning. The grand slam was (More)

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    Twins Sweep Royals, Win Sunday Game 4-3

    Twins Sweep Royals, Win Sunday Game 4-3

    Posted 7:23 PM 4/13/2014 by The Associated Press

    MINNEAPOLIS - Pitcher Wade Davis made a wild flip home on a comebacker in the eighth inning and the Minnesota Twins rallied past the Kansas City Royals 4-3 Sunday for a three-game sweep.

    After the Royals scored three times in the eighth for a 3-2 lead, reliever Aaron Crow (0-1) walked two (More)

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    Cardinals Defeat Cubs 6-4

    Cardinals Defeat Cubs 6-4

    Posted 7:20 PM 4/13/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS - Matt Carpenter drove in three runs, leading Michael Wacha and the St. Louis Cardinals over the Chicago Cubs 6-4 Sunday.

    The Cardinals took two of three from the Cubs. Chicago has lost three of four overall.

    Carpenter hit a two-run single in the second inning and added a (More)

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    Anderson Leads Missouri to Series Victory Over No.15 Kentucky

    Anderson Leads Missouri to Series Victory Over No.15 Kentucky

    Posted 6:18 PM 4/13/2014 by Lauren Greenheck, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    LEXINGTON, Ky. - Fifth-year senior Eric Anderson led the Mizzou baseball team to an 8-3 victory over the No. 15 Kentucky Wildcats Sunday afternoon. Anderson struck out 10 batters for the second outing in a row, something that has not been done by a Tiger since March 2013. Anderson (More)

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    Mizzou Football Team Reacts to DGB Dismissal

    Mizzou Football Team Reacts to DGB Dismissal

    Posted 1:53 PM 4/12/2014 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The Mizzou football team spoke to the media for the first time Saturday regarding Dorial Green-Beckham's dismissal from the program.

    "It wasn't a real fun day to be a head football coach," Gary Pinkel said.

    Missouri running back Marcus Murphy said he didn't want to see (More)

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    Friday, April 11: Local Scores

    Friday, April 11: Local Scores

    Posted 8:14 PM 4/11/2014 by Morgan Dzakowic, KOMU 8 Digital Sports Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from around the area on Friday, April 11.

    High School BaseballQuincy 11, Battle 10Hannibal 6, Fulton 3 Mexico 8, Moberly 3 

    NCAA BaseballMizzou (More)

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