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    Mike Alden to step down as Missouri Athletic Director

    Mike Alden to step down as Missouri Athletic Director

    Posted 4:29 PM 1/29/2015 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri athletic director Mike Alden announced Thursday he will be stepping down from his position effective August 31.

    Alden released a letter Thursday afternoon, including this statement:

    "After several months of contemplation, I have decided that it is (More)

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    Local Scores: Wednesday, January 28

    Local Scores: Wednesday, January 28

    Posted 7:23 PM 1/28/2015 by Alex Farkas, KOMU Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI: Here are local scores from around the area on Wednesday, January 28, 2015:

    High School Girls Basketball:

    North Callaway 50

    Clopton 47

     

    Hickman 45

    Rock Bridge 35

     

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    Two Mizzou softball players named to preseason top-50

    Two Mizzou softball players named to preseason top-50

    Posted 5:59 PM 1/28/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri softball team has had two players named to USA Softball's preseason top-50 player of the year watch list.

    Junior outfielder Emily Crane of Troy, Missouri and sophomore pitcher Tori Finucane of Germantown, Maryland were both named to the list. Crane hit .389 last (More)

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    Mizzou Wrestling's Mayes named MAC Wrestler of the Week

    Mizzou Wrestling's Mayes named MAC Wrestler of the Week

    Posted 2:15 PM 1/28/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri wrestler Lavion Mayes has been named Mid-American Conference Wrestler of the Week for January 19-25.

    The redshirt sophomore from Mascoutah, Illinois won both of his matches this weekend in the Tigers' two duel victories over No. 7 Oklahoma State and MAC-foe Northern (More)

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    Local Scores: Tuesday, January 27

    Local Scores: Tuesday, January 27

    Posted 9:46 PM 1/27/2015 by Justin Cowan KOMU Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI: Here are local scores from around the area on Tuesday, January 27, 2015: 

    High School Boys Basketball:

    Iberia 76

    Newburg 36

    Harrisburg 60

    Centralia 51

    High School Girls Basketball:

    Centralia 56

    Harrisburg 46

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    Local Scores: Monday, Jan. 26

    Local Scores: Monday, Jan. 26

    Posted 9:05 PM 1/26/2015 by Jack Korte, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    Local Scores for January 26, 2015:

    High School Mens Basketball:

    Rock Bridge defeats Northwest in the Union Tournament, 79-37.

    Boonville defeats Southern Boone, 70-62.

    High School Girls Basketball:

    Boonville defeats Southern Boone, 49-39.

    Cole Camp defeats Green Ridge, 62-48.

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    Women's national soccer team to play St. Louis exhibition

    Women's national soccer team to play St. Louis exhibition

    Posted 6:28 PM 1/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The U.S. women' s national soccer team will play an exhibition against New Zealand in St. Louis as it prepares for the 2015 Women's World Cup.

    The April 4 match at Busch Stadium will be the national team's first domestic game this year ahead of the Women's World Cup in (More)

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    Rams notify St. Louis they'll go year-to-year on dome lease

    Rams notify St. Louis they'll go year-to-year on dome lease

    Posted 4:17 PM 1/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have notified the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission they intended to shift to a year-to-year lease agreement for their use of the Edward Jones Dome.

    A spokesman for the Rams and the CVC, which operates the dome, both confirmed the move (More)

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    Royals begin spring training preparation

    Royals begin spring training preparation

    Posted 2:09 PM 1/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Royals have invited 23 non-roster players to spring training, including former fifth overall draft pick Bubba Starling and promising youngsters Miguel Almonte and Raul Mondesi.

    Starling, who grew up near Kansas City, has struggled in the minor leagues but will get a (More)

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    Coach Kuligowski to remain with Mizzou

    Coach Kuligowski to remain with Mizzou

    Posted 1:11 PM 1/26/2015 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri defensive line coach Craig Kuligowski doesn't plan to leave the program anytime soon. On Monday, Kuligowski released a statement saying he had withdrawn his name for consideration for a co-defensive coordinator coaching position at the University of Illinois.

    Kuligowski (More)

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    Alden, others elected to Missouri Sports Hall of Fame

    Alden, others elected to Missouri Sports Hall of Fame

    Posted 9:23 PM 1/25/2015 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    SPRINGFIELD - The 2015 enshrinement class of the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame was formally inducted on Sunday.

    Among the notables to be inducted was University of Missouri Athletic Director, Mike Alden.

    Alden has been the Athletic Director at the University of Missouri since 1998. (More)

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    Mizzou women unable to come back against No. 14 Kentucky

    Mizzou women unable to come back against No. 14 Kentucky

    Posted 6:13 PM 1/25/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou's Women's Basketball team fell 83-69 to No. 14 Kentucky while registering 13 3-pointers as a team.

    The Tigers' 13 3-pointers are the most allowed by the Wildcats this season, and the nine first-half scores from the arch were the most in a single half for the Tigers this (More)

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    Mizzou Wrestling improves to 17-0 after defeating Northern Illinois

    Mizzou Wrestling improves to 17-0 after defeating Northern Illinois

    Posted 4:03 PM 1/25/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou wrestling remains undefeated, improving their record to 17-0 Sunday afternoon at the Hearnes Center after defeating Northern Illinois, 32-12. This win also makes the Tigers' Mid-American Conference a perfect 5-0 in Mid-American Conference this season.

    The Tigers won eight (More)

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