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    Dave Steckel introduced as Missouri State Head Coach

    Dave Steckel introduced as Missouri State Head Coach

    Posted 5:27 PM 12/14/2014 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Dave Steckel has left Mizzou to become the head football coach at Missouri State University.

    Steckel, who's been Mizzou's defensive coordinator for the past 5 years, was introduced as MSU's head coach Sunday afternoon. 

    Steckel was at Missouri's Citrus Bowl game (More)

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    Smith leads Kansas City past Oakland 31-13

    Smith leads Kansas City past Oakland 31-13

    Posted 3:35 PM 12/14/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY - Alex Smith threw for 297 yards and two scores, Kansas City shut down Derek Carr and the Oakland offense and the Chiefs beat the Raiders 31-13 on Sunday to end a three-game skid.

    Knile Davis had touchdowns running and receiving, and De'Anthony Thomas returned a punt 81 yards (More)

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    Xavier pulls away late against Missouri 74-58

    Xavier pulls away late against Missouri 74-58

    Posted 5:29 PM 12/13/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA - Dee Davis scored 17 points and Myles Davis and Brandon Randolph added 11 apiece to lead Xavier past Missouri 74-58 on Saturday.

    The Musketeers (8-2) led just 44-41 with 11:36 remaining after Tramaine Isabell's layup for Missouri, but Xavier responded with an 11-2 run and (More)

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    Dave Steckel reportedly taking head coaching job at Missouri State

    Dave Steckel reportedly taking head coaching job at Missouri State

    Posted 3:18 PM 12/13/2014 by Chinmay Vaidya, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA- Missouri will likely be looking for a defensive coordinator in the upcoming months. 

    According to the Springfield News-Leader, Missouri defensive coordinator Dave Steckel is reportedly taking the head coaching job at Missouri State. Steckel was the linebackers coach at (More)

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    Rams lose 12-6, now mathematically eliminated from playoffs

    Rams lose 12-6, now mathematically eliminated from playoffs

    Posted 10:46 PM 12/11/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Chandler Catanzaro kicked four field goals and the Arizona Cardinals overcame the loss of quarterback Drew Stanton with stifling defense, moving closer to clinching a playoff spot with a 12-6 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Thursday night.

    The Rams (6-8) were held to (More)

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    Missouri men's basketball hangs on for 78-73 win over Elon

    Missouri men's basketball hangs on for 78-73 win over Elon

    Posted 8:27 PM 12/11/2014 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - As has been the trend so far in 2014, the Missouri Tigers basketball team didn't make things easy in its matchup with Elon University on Thursday night. 

    However, the Tigers were able to hang on for the narrow 78-73 victory after leading by 19 points at the half. 

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    Local Scores: Thursday, Dec. 11

    Local Scores: Thursday, Dec. 11

    Posted 7:35 PM 12/11/2014 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI- Here are some local scores from Thursday, Dec. 11: 

    High School Boys Basketball

    Rock Bridge beats Holt 70-61

    Hallsville defeats Centralia 47-42

    Macon defeats North Callaway 48-32

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  • Baseball

    Reynolds, Cardinals reach 1-year deal

    Reynolds, Cardinals reach 1-year deal

    Posted 4:12 PM 12/11/2014 by The Associated Press

    A person familiar with the negotiations says power hitter Mark Reynolds and the St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to a one-year deal.

    The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday because there no official announcement.

    The 31-year-old Reynolds hit 22 (More)

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    Morales, Royals reach $17M, 2-year deal

    Morales, Royals reach $17M, 2-year deal

    Posted 3:34 PM 12/11/2014 by The Associated Press

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - A person familiar with the negotiations says slugger Kendrys Morales and the Kansas City Royals have agreed to a $17 million, two-year contract.

    The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the agreement with the AL champions was subject to him passing a (More)

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    Local scores: Wednesday December 10

    Local scores: Wednesday December 10

    Posted 10:13 PM 12/10/2014 by Justin Cowan KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI: Here are some local scores for Wednesday, December 10th: 

    Girls High School Basketball:

    Boonville 50

    North Callaway 24

    Macon 50

    Southern Boone 41

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    Pinkel, Ray, Murphy earn SEC accolades

    Pinkel, Ray, Murphy earn SEC accolades

    Posted 2:19 PM 12/10/2014 by Jeremy Schrank, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    The SEC coaches awarded Missouri Head Coach Gary Pinkel, defensive end Shane Ray and running back Marcus Murphy with honors today.

    After leading the team to another SEC East division championship and 10-2 regular season record, Gary Pinkel took home the honor of the SEC Coach of the (More)

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    Local Scores: Tuesday, Dec. 8

    Local Scores: Tuesday, Dec. 8

    Posted 9:33 PM 12/9/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some scores from around the area on Tuesday, December 8.

    High School Boys' Basketball

    Boonville 53, Hallsville 52

    Hermann 54, Wright City 50

    Salisbury 73, North Callaway 35

    South (More)

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    Six Tigers named All-SEC by league coaches

    Six Tigers named All-SEC by league coaches

    Posted 2:47 PM 12/9/2014 by Amber Smith, Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Six Missouri Tigers made the coaches' 2014 All-Southeastern Conference football team including two players on first-team and four players on second-team.

    DE Shane Ray made first-team. This year Ray set a school record with 14 quarterback sacks. Ray leads the SEC and ranks 3rd in (More)

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