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    Cuddyer hits fourth homer, helps Mets beat Cardinals 5-4

    Cuddyer hits fourth homer, helps Mets beat Cardinals 5-4

    Posted 4:56 PM 3/20/2015 by The Associated Press

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Florida (AP) - Michael Cuddyer hit his fourth home run of spring training, his second in two days, helping the New York Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 Friday.

    Cuddyer had two hits, including a two-run drive off Sam Tuivailala in the sixth inning for his third home (More)

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    Mizzou agrees 2017 football game with Idaho

    Mizzou agrees 2017 football game with Idaho

    Posted 4:20 PM 3/20/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri and University of Idaho have agreed to a single game for October 21, 2017. The game will be take place in Columbia as the final non-conference game of the season.

    In 2017, Missouri will be home to face Missouri State on September 2 and Purdue on (More)

  • Sports

    Jets' Ladd scores decisive goal in SO vs. Blues

    Jets' Ladd scores decisive goal in SO vs. Blues

    Posted 8:09 AM 3/20/2015 by The Associated Press

    WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) - Andrew Ladd scored the decisive shootout goal to give the Winnipeg Jets a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night.

    Drew Stafford netted the only goal in regulation for the Jets. David Backes scored the lone goal for the Blues.

    Ondrej Pavelec made 32 saves for his 16th win of the season. Brian Elliott stopped 33 shots in the loss.

    The Jets are trying to hold off Calgary in the wild-card race in the Western Conference.

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    Missouri wrestling tied for fifth at NCAA Championships

    Missouri wrestling tied for fifth at NCAA Championships

    Posted 8:02 AM 3/20/2015 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff & The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Ohio State carried the momentum of a strong start to the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships into the evening session Thursday.

    Ohio State leads the team points with 23, followed by Iowa (21), Oklahoma State (19.5), Penn State (18.5), Missouri (18) and Nebraska (More)

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    Missouri Valley upsets No. 4 seed in NAIA Championship first round

    Missouri Valley upsets No. 4 seed in NAIA Championship first round

    Posted 9:07 PM 3/19/2015 by Kylie Callura, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    KANSAS CITY - In the first round of the NAIA Division I Mens Basketball National Championship, Missouri Valley defeated No. 4 seed Freed-Hardeman of Tennessee in overtime, 71-69.

    Freed-Hardeman (28-4) took the game to overtime on a three point shot made by senior guard Ben Meis with nine (More)

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  • Basketball

    Local Scores: Thursday, March 19

    Local Scores: Thursday, March 19

    Posted 9:01 PM 3/19/2015 by Kylie Callura, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are your local scores from around the area for Thursday, March 19, 2015:

    Mens College Basketball:

    Missouri Valley defeats Freed-Hardeman in OT the first round of the NAIA Division I Mens Basketball (More)

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    Rockies reliever Betancourt hit in jaw by liner

    Rockies reliever Betancourt hit in jaw by liner

    Posted 8:51 PM 3/19/2015 by The Associated Press

    SURPRISE, Arizona (AP) - Rockies reliever Rafael Betancourt was struck in the jaw by a line drive and walked off with a bruise Thursday in Colorado's 13-2 win over the Kansas City Royals.

    The 39-year-old Betancourt was hit in the sixth inning by Brett Eibner's liner. He was checked by a (More)

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    Niese helps Mets' split squad beats Cardinals 7-2

    Niese helps Mets' split squad beats Cardinals 7-2

    Posted 5:36 PM 3/19/2015 by The Associated Press

    JUPITER, Florida (AP) - Jon Niese struck out six in four innings, and a New York Mets' split squad defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2 Thursday.

    Niese allowed one run and three hits and walked none in his third and longest outing of spring training.

    Daniel Murphy singled and scored (More)

  • News

    MU's Title IX office talks changes as Menu Courey case closed

    Posted 4:16 PM 3/19/2015 by Arianna Poindexter, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - MU Title IX employees discussed future changes in their office and elsewhere on-campus Thursday following the Columbia Police Department's closing of the Sasha Menu Courey investigation.

    Since August 2014, there have been approximately 144 incidents, including sexual misconduct (More)

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    Missouri basketball fans look for time off to watch March Madness

    Posted 3:03 PM 3/19/2015 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Employers throughout the United States every year may see work productivity slip just a bit in late March, and mid-Missouri is no different.

    Thursday marked the start of the round of 64 for March Madness, college basketball's annual men's Division I tournament. 

    With (More)

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    Missouri, Iowa, Ohio State, headline NCAA wrestling meet

    Missouri, Iowa, Ohio State, headline NCAA wrestling meet

    Posted 10:20 AM 3/19/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - There's no odds-on favorite for the NCAA team wrestling title for the first time in years.

    About the only thing everyone seems to agree on is that it won't be Penn State.

    The four-time champions Nittany Lions likely will see their run atop college wrestling come to (More)

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    Timeline of former MU swimmer sexual assault investigation

    Posted 10:04 PM 3/18/2015 by Kimaya Davis, KOMU 8 News Reporter

    COLUMBIA - After more than a year of reviewing evidence, Columbia police closed the Sasha Menu Courey sexual assault case.

    Here is a detailed time-line of Menu Courey's time at MU and the subsequent reports and investigation:

    • Sasha arrived at the University of Missouri in (More)
  • Sports

    Local Scores: Wednesday, March 18

    Local Scores: Wednesday, March 18

    Posted 8:55 PM 3/18/2015 by Alex Farkas, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are your local scores for Wednesday, March 18.

    College Baseball

    Game 1: Central Methodist University 10 - Bendictine (KS) 2

    Game 2: Central Methodist University 3 - Bendictine (KS) 10

    Game 1: Baker 9 - Missouri Valley 5

    Game 2: Baker 0 - Missouri Valley 7

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  • Track. Winning Efforts Close Texas, Tennessee Weekend

    AUSTIN, Tx. - Senior Jill Rushin defended her shot put title at the prestigious Texas Relays on Saturday (March 28), closing out what has been an exciting opening weekend for the Tigers' outdoor season. All in all, the teams depart the three meets in Texas and Tennessee with four personal...

  • Softball. No. 20 Mizzou Softball Powers Past No. 8 Auburn, 5-4, in Extras

    Mizzou Softball walked-off on No. 8 Auburn with a 5-4 win in game two of its three-game series, as senior 1B Kelsea Roth (Yorba Linda, Calif.) hit a two-run game-ending home run to center field in the bottom of the eighth inning.

  • M. Swimming. Mizzou Finishes Program Record 11th at NCAA Championships

    Concluding their most successful season in program history, the Mizzou men's swimming and diving team placed a school record 11th at the 2015 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships after tallying a program high 132.5 points in the meet. Missouri's previous bests stood at 14th-place, set in 2013, and 95...

  • Baseball. No. 23 Mizzou Evens Series With No. 1 Texas A&M

    No. 23 Mizzou baseball evened its series with top-ranked Texas A&M with a 3-2 win on Saturday afternoon (March 28) at Blue Bell Park. The win improves the Tigers to 20-8 and 6-2 in SEC play, matching their win totals both overall and in SEC play from a season ago...

  • Track. Tigers Continue to Roll Through Day Two at Texas Relays

    AUSTIN, Tx. - A historic men's 4x100m relay performance got things rolling for the Tigers on day two of the three-meet weekend in Texas and Tennessee on Friday (March 27). Their All-Time Top Ten performance was one of three that highlighted the opening weekend of the outdoor season, along with...