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    Mid-Missouri sporting event cancellations

    Mid-Missouri sporting event cancellations

    Posted 11:03 AM 3/24/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - Due to inclement weather, the following sporting events involving mid-Missouri teams have been either rescheduled or canceled.

    Mizzou baseball: Tuesday's game against University of Arkansas - Pine Bluff will now be played at 3 p.m. at Taylor Stadium (More)

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    Mizzou gymnastics heading to Norman for NCAA Regional

    Mizzou gymnastics heading to Norman for NCAA Regional

    Posted 8:17 PM 3/23/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - The Mizzou gymnastics team will travel to Norman, Oklahoma, to compete in the 2015 NCAA Regional on Saturday, April 4 at 4 p.m. CT. The bid marks the Tigers' first trip back to NCAA Regionals since 2012 and the 25th overall appearance for the program.

    Missouri will compete (More)

  • Baseball

    Hosmer, Moustakas, Rios lead Royals past Giants 4-2

    Hosmer, Moustakas, Rios lead Royals past Giants 4-2

    Posted 9:03 PM 3/22/2015 by The Associated Press

    SURPRISE, Arizona (AP) - Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas and Alex Rios each had two hits as the Kansas City Royals defeated a San Francisco Giants split squad 4-2 Sunday.

    Hosmer, who hiked his batting average to .353, doubled in the fourth and scored on Rios' single. Rios also doubled in the (More)

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    Royals demote pitcher Brandon Finnegan

    Royals demote pitcher Brandon Finnegan

    Posted 7:55 PM 3/22/2015 by The Associated Press

    SURPRISE, Arizona (AP) - The Kanas City Royals have optioned Brandon Finnegan, who became the first player to play in the College World Series and the World Series the same year, to Double-A Northwest Arkansas on Sunday.

    The Royals' first-round pick out of TCU last year, will be used as a (More)

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    Lackey pitches into fifth in Cardinals' 8-6 win

    Lackey pitches into fifth in Cardinals' 8-6 win

    Posted 5:47 PM 3/22/2015 by The Associated Press

    SARASOTA, Florida (AP) - John Lackey worked into the fifth inning in his second spring start, allowing four runs as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 Sunday.

    Adam Jones homered twice for Baltimore, driving in four runs and Manny Machado hit a solo home run.

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    Mizzou baseball drops series finale to No. 6 South Carolina

    Mizzou baseball drops series finale to No. 6 South Carolina

    Posted 5:19 PM 3/22/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri baseball team dropped the series finale against the No. 6 South Carolina on Sunday, 7-5 but still managed to get the series win. With the loss, the Tigers are now 18-6 on the year, and hold a 5-1 mark in SEC play. Brett Bond got things started for Mizzou with a (More)

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    Morgan Eye helps lead Mizzou to third round of WNIT

    Morgan Eye helps lead Mizzou to third round of WNIT

    Posted 4:35 PM 3/22/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    MANHATTAN, Kansas - Missouri women's basketball senior Morgan Eye helped lead the team to a 67-48 win over former Big 12 conference foe Kansas State on Sunday. The Tigers will now advance to the third round of the WNIT.

    Eye recorded nine three-pointers in Sunday's game, tying the record (More)

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    No. 19 Mizzou softball drops series finale to No. 14 Tennessee

    No. 19 Mizzou softball drops series finale to No. 14 Tennessee

    Posted 4:18 PM 3/22/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - The No. 19 Mizzou softball team fell short of a comeback against No. 14 Tennessee on Sunday. The Volunteers clinched the series with a 10-7 win.

    Four Tigers recorded two hits while both Kelsea Roth and Amanda Sanchez had home runs in the loss. Roth went 4-for-7 in the entire (More)

  • Sports

    Red Wings slip past Blues 2-1 in OT

    Red Wings slip past Blues 2-1 in OT

    Posted 3:23 PM 3/22/2015 by The Associated Press

    DETROIT (AP) - Justin Abdelkader's power-play goal 24 seconds into overtime lifted the Detroit Red Wings to a 2-1 win over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday.

    The teams reignited their old Western Conference rivalry, accumulating 36 penalty minutes in a third period that included multiple (More)

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    March Madness slows down some Columbia restaurants

    Posted 3:03 PM 3/22/2015 by Nick Komisar, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - While sports bars and pubs see an increase in business during March Madness, not all restaurants thrive during this exciting time of year. 

    One local restaurant owner, who asked to not be named due to protecting her business, said her sales cut nearly in half on nights when (More)

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    No. 19 Mizzou softball rallies to defeat No. 14 Tennessee

    No. 19 Mizzou softball rallies to defeat No. 14 Tennessee

    Posted 11:38 PM 3/21/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - No. 19 Mizzou softball used a six-run sixth inning to complete a comeback win over No. 14 Tennessee. Junior Sami Fagan went 2-for-3 with four RBI, including a bases-loaded double to give the Tigers the win. Freshman Paige Lowary earned her 10th victory of her career. She (More)

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    Rock Bridge wins fourth consecutive state title

    Rock Bridge wins fourth consecutive state title

    Posted 11:00 PM 3/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Sophie Cunningham scored 13 points and Cierra Porter added 12 to lead Rock Bridge to its fourth consecutive state title on Saturday, beating Liberty 49-35 in the Class 5 championship game.

    The seniors and Missouri signees helped Rock Bridge (24-7) capture its fourth (More)

  • Basketball

    Blue Springs South defeats Park Hill South for state title

    Blue Springs South defeats Park Hill South for state title

    Posted 9:56 PM 3/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Brandon Kilgore scored 23 points to help Blue Springs South defeat Park Hill South 71-57 in the Class 5 boys championship game on Saturday.

    Missouri signee Kevin Puryear and KJ Robinson each added 15 points for Blue Springs South (29-2), which won in its first-ever title (More)

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