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    Frank Haith's Past: Frequent Moves and NCAA Infractions

    Frank Haith's Past: Frequent Moves and NCAA Infractions

    Posted 5:33 PM 4/17/2014 by Thomas Bradbury, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - University of Missouri basketball coach Frank Haith arrived in Tulsa, Oklahoma late Thursday afternoon, and multiple media outlets say the trip signals the end of his coaching career for the Tigers, which began three years ago.

    Reports indicate Haith has a verbal agreement to (More)

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    Sources: Haith in Negotiations to Become Tulsa Head Coach

    Sources: Haith in Negotiations to Become Tulsa Head Coach

    Posted 3:14 PM 4/17/2014 by Eric Stoyanov, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Multiple media outlets report University of Missouri basketball coach Frank Haith is in negotiations to become the University of Tulsa's new head basketball coach. 

    According to the Tulsa World, "Haith is described by the source as 'a (More)

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    Homer by Moustakas lifts Royals over Astros 6-4

    Homer by Moustakas lifts Royals over Astros 6-4

    Posted 11:29 PM 4/16/2014 by The Associated Press

    HOUSTON (AP) - Mike Moustakas homered in the 11th inning to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 6-4 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.

    Moustakas has been off to a tough start this season and was hitting .098 before his solo shot to the seats in right field off Jerome Williams (More)

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    Wednesday, April 16: Local Scores

    Wednesday, April 16: Local Scores

    Posted 10:57 PM 4/16/2014 by Jonathan Casey, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores for Wednesday around Mid-Missouri.

    NCAA Softball

    Iowa 3, Missouri 1 (Game one)

    Iowa 13, Missouri 9 (Game two)

    NCAA Tennis

    Missouri 4, Arkansas 0

    NAIA Softball

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    No.13 Missouri Softball Falls Short to Iowa

    No.13 Missouri Softball Falls Short to Iowa

    Posted 10:27 PM 4/16/2014 by Jonathan Casey, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    IOWA CITY, Iowa - The Missouri Tigers Softball team lost both games in a doubleheader against the Iowa Hawkeyes Wednesday night.

    Early in game one, Mizzou suffered four errors resulting in three unearned runs in the bottom of the second. Iowa senior Kayla Massey held Missouri to only four (More)

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    Moberly Names Field After General Omar Bradley

    Posted 5:44 PM 4/16/2014 by Chris Lilly, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    MOBERLY - On Tuesday night there was a special ceremony at Moberly High School to honor alum General Omar Bradley. 

    The high school held a dedication ceremony to name its baseball field, General Omar Bradley Field.

    Secretary of State Jason Kander spoke at the ceremony and threw (More)

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    Brewers Stop Skid, Cardinals Fall in Milwaukee

    Brewers Stop Skid, Cardinals Fall in Milwaukee

    Posted 3:28 PM 4/16/2014 by The Associated Press

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - Wily Peralta allowed one run in 6 1-3 innings and the Milwaukee Brewers turned two errors into four unearned runs Wednesday in a 5-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals that ended a two-game losing streak.

    Milwaukee, which came into the series with a nine-game winning streak (More)

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    Blues Limp Into Playoffs Riding Six-Game Losing Streak

    Blues Limp Into Playoffs Riding Six-Game Losing Streak

    Posted 10:38 PM 4/15/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    ST. LOUIS - April has not been kind to the St. Louis Blues. The team will enter the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Thursday riding a season worst six-game losing streak.

    During the streak the Blues saw themselves fall out of the President's Trophy race (awarded to the team with the best (More)

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    Cards Pitching Shuts Down Brewers Again 6-1

    Cards Pitching Shuts Down Brewers Again 6-1

    Posted 10:37 PM 4/15/2014 by The Associated Press

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - Shelby Miller struck out seven and allowed three hits over six innings, and Mark Ellis had two RBIs in his return from the disabled list to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-1 win Tuesday night over the Milwaukee Brewers.

    Matt Holliday and Jhonny Peralta each hit solo (More)

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    CMU Softball Earns Highest Ranking in Program History

    CMU Softball Earns Highest Ranking in Program History

    Posted 9:58 PM 4/15/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    FAYETTE - The Central Methodist University women's softball team is out to the best start in the program's history.

    The Eagles are 28-5 and have won six games in a row for head coach Pat Reardon. 

    Central Methodist has moved from 17th to 16th in the latest NAIA softball (More)

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    Tuesday Evening Sports Scores

    Tuesday Evening Sports Scores

    Posted 5:59 PM 4/15/2014 by Alex Brown, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    Here's a look at your Tuesday afternoon and evening sports scores from around Mid-Missouri.

    NAIA Softball:

    Columbia College vs. Stephens College

    Game One: CC - 20 SC - 3

    Game Two: CC - 10 SC - 2

    NCAA (More)

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    William Woods Men's Golf Ranked No. 1 in Golfstat Rankings

    William Woods Men's Golf Ranked No. 1 in Golfstat Rankings

    Posted 4:51 PM 4/14/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    FULTON - For the first time in program history, the William Woods University men's golf team is ranked No. 1 in the Golfstat rankings, while in the latest NAIA top 25 poll, the team comes in at No. 3, which also marks its highest ranking ever.

    In the NAIA top 25 poll, the team is receiving (More)

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    CMU's Geringer Named Softball Player of the Week

    CMU's Geringer Named Softball Player of the Week

    Posted 4:43 PM 4/14/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    KANSAS CITY - For the first time in her career, Central Methodist infielder Lauren Geringer has been named the Heart of America Athletic Conference Softball Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday.

    Geringer, the reigning HAAC Player of the Year, batted .429 with three (More)

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  • Track. Peoples Starts Week with New School Record

    Junior Kearsten Peoples kicked off the Tigers' final week of regular season travel on Wednesday with a new Missouri School Record mark at the Emporia Midweek Open in Emporia, Kan. The team is once again dividing forces, heading to three of the premier meets this weekend with the Penn Relays...

  • Baseball. Mizzou 5, Illinois 2

    Notes - John Miles made his first midweek start of the season on Wednesday. It was his second start in four games after pitching last Saturday against Mississippi State.- Dylan Kelly ripped a single into left field to open the top of the second inning. He has now reached base...

  • Baseball. Fairbanks Leads Mizzou to 5-2 Win Over Illinois

    Peter Fairbanks (St. Louis, Mo.) went a career-best eight innings, holding Illinois (22-15) to just two runs as Mizzou (19-21) claimed a 5-2 victory over the Illini Wednesday (April 23) night at Busch Stadium. Fairbanks needed only 84 pitches in his eight innings of work, throwing 57 strikes and striking...

  • Softball. No. 15 Mizzou 5, Missouri State 0 - Game Notes

    After Wednesday's victory, Mizzou improved to 7-0 against Missouri State under head coach Ehren Earleywine. The Tigers have thoroughly controlled the last three meetings with the in-state school, outscoring the Bears a combined 24-0.

  • Softball. Finucane and No. 15 Mizzou Blank Missouri State, 5-0

    Shutout pitching from Finucane and extra-base hits from Randazzo and Genovese set the tone, as No. 15 Mizzou (36-12) defeated Missouri State, 5-0.