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    Missouri teen shares special connection with Carl Edwards

    Posted 9:00 PM 5/10/2015 by Ashley Colley and John Zupon, KOMU 8 Sports Reporters

    COLUMBIA - Dance is a popular activity for kids to participate in while growing up. It's one that can help teach children about balance and fitness. In the case of 13-year-old Yszabehl Stuaffer, it also served as an outlet for the Children's Miracle Network Hospital patient. 

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    Pirates slip past Cards for 4-3 victory

    Pirates slip past Cards for 4-3 victory

    Posted 4:03 PM 5/10/2015 by The Associated Press

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Jung Ho Kang went 2 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Sunday.

    The Cardinals dropped two of three in Pittsburgh, their first series loss of the season.

    With the game tied 3-3, Kang hit a go-ahead RBI (More)

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    Pirates rally to cool off Cards, 7-5

    Pirates rally to cool off Cards, 7-5

    Posted 9:05 PM 5/9/2015 by The Associated Press

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Jordy Mercer broke out of a deep slump with a go-ahead two-run double and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-5 on Saturday night.

    Mercer, who began the day hitting .186, sent a fastball off the wall in center field with one out in the sixth (More)

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    Mizzou Baseball drops second game to LSU, 8-1

    Mizzou Baseball drops second game to LSU, 8-1

    Posted 7:28 PM 5/9/2015 by Chris Turner, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    BATON ROUGE - After taking the series opener on Friday, LSU rolled past Missouri to clinch the series with an 8-1 win on Friday.

    Freshman Tanner Houck picked up the loss for Missouri, going 6.0 innings on the hills while allowing four earned runs off six hits. 

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    Royals rebound, beat Tigers 6-2 behind Escobar, Guthrie

    Royals rebound, beat Tigers 6-2 behind Escobar, Guthrie

    Posted 3:08 PM 5/9/2015 by The Associated Press

    DETROIT (AP) - Alcides Escobar homered on the first pitch of the game and made a sparkling catch on Miguel Cabrera's line drive two innings later, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 6-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday.

    Jeremy Guthrie (2-2) allowed two runs in 7 1-3 innings for (More)

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    Local Scores: Thursday, May 7

    Local Scores: Thursday, May 7

    Posted 8:48 PM 5/7/2015 by Kylie Callura, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from around the area for Thursday, May 7, 2015:

    High School Baseball:

    North Callaway defeats Hallsville in the Fulton Tournament, 11-6.

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    Cy Young winner Kluber winless this year, Royals top Indians

    Cy Young winner Kluber winless this year, Royals top Indians

    Posted 7:38 PM 5/7/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Reigning AL Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber remained winless through seven starts this year, with Eric Hosmer hitting a three-run homer in the first inning that sent the Kansas City Royals over the Cleveland Indians 7-4 Thursday.

    Kluber (0-5) matched the record (More)

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    Lackey holds Cubs to one run in Cardinals victory

    Lackey holds Cubs to one run in Cardinals victory

    Posted 4:31 PM 5/7/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - John Lackey drove in a run for the third time in his big league career and struck out 10 in 7 2-3 innings, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 5-1 Thursday for their ninth win in 10 games.

    Jason Heyward singled three times with an RBI, and Peter Bourjos (More)

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    Indians rough up Danny Duffy, roll to 10-3 win over Royals

    Indians rough up Danny Duffy, roll to 10-3 win over Royals

    Posted 10:36 PM 5/6/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Just about everyone in the Cleveland lineup drove in a run, Carlos Carrasco tossed seven sharp innings and the Indians rolled to a 10-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.

    Brandon Moss homered and added a two-run double to lead the charge, but six (More)

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    Cubs end Cardinals' 8-game streak with 6-5 win

    Cubs end Cardinals' 8-game streak with 6-5 win

    Posted 10:23 PM 5/6/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Anthony Rizzo homered with three RBIs and Jon Lester had a strong outing for the Chicago Cubs, who ended the St. Louis Cardinals' eight-game winning streak and their own four-game skid with a 6-4 victory on Wednesday night.

    Jhonny Peralta hit a 447-foot homer and Yadier (More)

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    Cardinals shutting down Walden for 6-10 weeks

    Cardinals shutting down Walden for 6-10 weeks

    Posted 8:39 PM 5/6/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis Cardinals setup man Jordan Walden will be shut down for six to 10 weeks for a strained muscle in his right shoulder.

    The 27-year-old was placed on the 15-day disabled list last week and the decision was made Wednesday after a second opinion.

    The Cardinals say the injury will not require surgery.

    Walden was acquired from the Atlanta Braves in November along with outfielder Jason Heyward and has a 0.87 ERA in 12 games.

     

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    Local Scores: Wednesday, May 6

    Local Scores: Wednesday, May 6

    Posted 7:14 PM 5/6/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    High School Baseball

    Sturgeon 14

    Harrisburg 1 (5 innings)

    Rock Bridge 10

    Hickman 4

    Sacred Heart 10

    Green Ridge 5

    High School Girls Soccer

    Rock Bridge 3

    Highman 1

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    Sophie Cunningham named to 2015 USA Basketball Women's U19 Championship trials team

    Sophie Cunningham named to 2015 USA Basketball Women's U19 Championship trials team

    Posted 7:11 PM 5/6/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    OLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Incoming Mizzou women's basketball freshman and McDonalds All-American Sophie Cunningham was named to the 2015 USA Basketball Women's U19 World Championship Team Trials roster, as announced today by USA Basketball.

    Trials to select the 12 members who will comprise (More)

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  • W. Volleyball. Tigers Enjoy Record Setting Success In The Classroom

    The 2014-15 academic year at the University of Missouri has concluded, and Mizzou volleyball finished with the team's highest GPA in over a decade. The 14 girl roster posted a Spring 2015 semester GPA of 3.55 and finished with a cumulative 3.51 GPA this past school year.

  • Softball. Mizzou Softball Set for UCLA Super Regional

    No. 10-seed Mizzou Softall is set to face No. 7 UCLA in a best-of-three series at the Los Angeles Super Regional from May 23-24. All games will be televised on ESPNU. Saturday's Super Regional opener is slated to begin at 7 p.m. CT.

  • Track. Track & Field Earns 24 NCAA Prelim Qualifiers

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - Twenty-four Tigers will move onto the second stage of the 2015 outdoor post-season, as their marks were good for qualification into the NCAA Championships West Preliminary Round in Austin, Tx., from May 28-30. The NCAA released the list of final entries on Thursday (May 21), which is...

  • Baseball. Mizzou Closes SEC Tournament With 4-3 Loss to Alabama

    Alabama catcher Will Haynie hit a go-ahead solo homer in the bottom of the seventh inning as Mizzou baseball was eliminated from the SEC Tournament with a 4-3 loss on Thursday morning (May 21) at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. The loss drops the Tigers to 30-28 on the season while Alabama...

  • Baseball. Mizzou Falls to Commodores, 7-6, in 10 Innings

    Vanderbilt scored four runs over the final four innings as it completed a 7-6 comeback win over Mizzou baseball in 10 innings on Wednesday afternoon (May 20) in game six of the 2015 SEC Tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. Mizzou junior righty Peter Fairbanks (St. Louis, Mo.) struck out 10...