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    Giants hit walkoff homer in Game 5 to end Cardinals' season

    Giants hit walkoff homer in Game 5 to end Cardinals' season

    Posted 10:39 PM 10/16/2014 by The Associated Press

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Travis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending the San Francisco Giants to the World Series with a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.

    These every-other-year Giants clinched the NL Championship Series in Game 5 and (More)

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  • Sports

    Local Scores: Thursday, Oct. 16

    Local Scores: Thursday, Oct. 16

    Posted 9:08 PM 10/16/2014 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    Here are some scores from around the area:

    Women's College Soccer

    William Woods defeats Hannibal-LaGrange 4-1

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    Royals fans strike out looking for World Series edition newspaper

    Posted 7:00 PM 10/16/2014 by Vilma Obando, KOMU 8 Reporter & Drew Whiteman, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mid-Missourians trying to get their hands on a piece of baseball history ran into trouble Thursday morning.

    Fans have cleaned stores out of the Kansas City Star's front page dedicated to the Royals first World Series berth in 29 years.

    KOMU called three Hy-Vee's, Barnes (More)

  • Sports

    Local Scores: Wednesday, October 16

    Local Scores: Wednesday, October 16

    Posted 5:18 PM 10/16/2014 by Alex Farkas, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI: Here are some scores from around the area for Wednesday, October 16:

    College Soccer:

    William Woods: 1

    Hannibal-LaGrange: 2

     

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    Cards Wainwright confident he made key adjustments

    Cards Wainwright confident he made key adjustments

    Posted 1:47 PM 10/16/2014 by The Associated Press

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Adam Wainwright is determined to forget about his frustrating October outings and get back to the dominant postseason pitcher he used to be.

    The Cardinals ace is confident he made some key adjustments in a bullpen session Monday and will return to form when he starts (More)

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  • Friday Night Fever

    Opening Drive: Previewing high school football, week nine

    Posted 1:04 PM 10/16/2014 by Tyler Greever and Andrew Kauffman, KOUM 8 Sports Reporters

    COLUMBIA - In this week's episode of Opening Drive: Winning usually means everything to football teams. See why it doesn't for the Missouri Military Academy in Mexico.

    Then, our hosts show you where the most fiery tailgates and craziest fans were last week.

    Finally, see the full preview for the Friday Night Fever Game of the Week: Eldon vs. Southern Boone. We have previews for all of the other big games too! 

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    Cardinals lose thriller in San Francisco

    Cardinals lose thriller in San Francisco

    Posted 11:10 PM 10/15/2014 by The Associated Press

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Buster Posey and the Giants already know how to win in October - even without all this help from the St. Louis Cardinals.

    Strange as it might look sometimes, San Francisco finds a way to score just enough.

    Posey drove in three runs and capped another (More)

  • Sports

    Local Scores: Wednesday, Oct. 15

    Local Scores: Wednesday, Oct. 15

    Posted 9:34 PM 10/15/2014 by Justin Cowan, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI: Here are some scores from around the area for Wednesday, October 15:

    College Volleyball:

    Columbia College: 3

    Benedictine (IL): 0

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    Royals make it back to World Series

    Posted 8:21 PM 10/15/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - James Shields led thousands of fans in a celebratory chant. Lorenzo Cain pranced along the warning track, cradling his newborn son. Ned Yost finally allowed himself to smile.

    After nearly three decades spent as one of the game's biggest laughingstocks, the Kansas City (More)

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    Cain named ALCS MVP

    Cain named ALCS MVP

    Posted 8:21 PM 10/15/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Lorenzo Cain capped the AL Championship Series with his best catch yet: an MVP trophy.

    The smooth center fielder snagged MVP honors after helping the Kansas City Royals to a four-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles with a 2-1 victory Wednesday.

    Along with making a (More)

  • Mizzou Xtra

    Missouri hoping to overcome offensive struggles

    Missouri hoping to overcome offensive struggles

    Posted 5:19 PM 10/15/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - The 34-0 loss to Georgia is the only time Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk can ever remember being shut out.

    So, he hosted an hours-long meeting with his receivers. It had one agenda: how to get back on track.

    The Tigers gained just 147 yards on 43 plays last week, and (More)

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    Ray added to Bednarik Award watch list

    Ray added to Bednarik Award watch list

    Posted 4:16 PM 10/15/2014 by Jeremy Schrank, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Maxwell Football Club's Selection Committee has added Missouri defensive end Shane Ray to the Bednarik Award watch list.

    The award recognizes the best defensive player in the country. 

    Ray ranks second in the nation with 12.5 tackles for loss and is tied for (More)

  • Baseball

    Royals edge Orioles 2-1 to take 3-0 lead in ALCS

    Royals edge Orioles 2-1 to take 3-0 lead in ALCS

    Posted 10:23 PM 10/14/2014 by Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Mike Moustakas had his eye on the ball from the moment it left Adam Jones's bat, tracking it against the bright lights of Kauffman Stadium. When it settled into his glove and he tumbled into a dugout suite, a dozen fans were waiting to pick him right back up.

    Just like (More)

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