• Sports

    Local Scores: Thursday, Sept. 25

    Local Scores: Thursday, Sept. 25

    Posted 11:23 PM 9/25/2014 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    Here are some scores from around the area on Thursday, Sept. 25th: 

    High School Softball

    Smith-Cotton beats O'Hara 18-0

     

     

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  • Baseball

    Royals beat White Sox, now just one win away from playoff berth

    Royals beat White Sox, now just one win away from playoff berth

    Posted 10:51 PM 9/25/2014 by The Associated Press

    CHICAGO (AP) - Eric Hosmer homered and drove in two runs, Lorenzo Cain had four hits and scored twice, and the Kansas City Royals put themselves on the verge of a playoff spot with a 6-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night.

    One more win for Kansas City, or a loss by (More)

  • Football

    Chiefs' Reid hopeful Charles available vs Pats

    Chiefs' Reid hopeful Charles available vs Pats

    Posted 2:02 PM 9/25/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Chiefs coach Andy Reid expects star running back Jamaal Charles to be ready for Monday night's game against the New England Patriots.

    Charles was back on the practice field Thursday after missing last week's game against the Dolphins with a high ankle sprain. Charles (More)

  • Baseball

    Construction begins on renovated stadium in Joplin

    Construction begins on renovated stadium in Joplin

    Posted 1:41 PM 9/25/2014 by The Associated Press

    JOPLIN (AP) - Construction is scheduled to begin on a renovated stadium in Joplin that will be the home of an independent league baseball team.

    Joplin city officials and supporters of the new team, called the Joplin Blasters, participated at a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday for the new (More)

  • Friday Night Fever

    Opening Drive, week six: previewing high school football

    Posted 1:34 PM 9/25/2014 by Tyler Greever and Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporters

    COLUMBIA - On this week's episode of Opening Drive, tailgating and football are synonymous. But, in Fayette, we'll show you how a tailgating tradition has made Falcon football even more special.

    Then, our hosts tell you where the craziest student sections were last week. 

    Finally, we give you a full preview of this week's Friday Night Fever Game of the Week: Battle vs. Hickman. We'll tell you every other game we'll be at and give some predictions too! 

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  • Baseball

    Arrieta flawless in Cubs' victory over Cardinals

    Arrieta flawless in Cubs' victory over Cardinals

    Posted 10:19 PM 9/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    CHICAGO (AP) - Jake Arrieta pitched seven strong innings to outduel St. Louis' John Lackey and lead the Chicago Cubs to a 3-1 victory over the Cardinals on Wednesday night.

    Arrieta (10-5), coming off a one-hit shutout against Cincinnati last week, limited St. Louis to two hits and an (More)

  • Baseball

    Royals can't complete sweep in 6-4 loss

    Royals can't complete sweep in 6-4 loss

    Posted 9:59 PM 9/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    CLEVELAND (AP) - Yan Gomes hit a three-run homer, Michael Brantley got three more hits and the Cleveland Indians stayed in the AL wild-card chase for at least one more day with a 6-4 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.

    A loss would have eliminated the Indians, but after (More)

  • Sports

    Local Scores: Wednesday, Sept. 24

    Local Scores: Wednesday, Sept. 24

    Posted 8:42 PM 9/24/2014 by Justin Cowan, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI: Here are some local scores from Wednesday, September 24th:


    Softball:

    Hickman 3

    Helias 1

    New Franklin 10

    Harrisburg 3

    Soccer:

    Southern Boone 3

    McCluer North 0

  • Baseball

    Castillo's HR in 10th lifts Cubs over Cards 4-3

    Castillo's HR in 10th lifts Cubs over Cards 4-3

    Posted 10:53 PM 9/23/2014 by The Associated Press

    CHICAGO (AP) - Welington Castillo homered and drove in the winning run with a 10th-inning single, giving the Chicago Cubs a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals that tightened the NL Central race Tuesday night.

    St. Louis' lead was reduced to 1 1/2 games over second-place Pittsburgh (More)

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  • Baseball

    Royals roll on, shut out Indians 7-1

    Royals roll on, shut out Indians 7-1

    Posted 10:17 PM 9/23/2014 by The Associated Press

    CLEVELAND (AP) - Rookie Yordano Ventura blanked Cleveland's punchless offense for seven innings as the Kansas City Royals kept pressure on first-place Detroit in the AL Central with a 7-1 win over the Indians on Tuesday night.

    The hard-throwing Ventura (14-10) allowed four singles and (More)

  • Sports

    Local Scores: Tuesday, Sept 23

    Local Scores: Tuesday, Sept 23

    Posted 10:03 PM 9/23/2014 by Chelsea Vaughn, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI: Here are some local scores from Tuesday, Sept. 23.

    Softball:

    North Callaway 15 Community 0

    Hallsville 10 Sturgeon 4

    Eugene 5 South Callaway 0

    Camdenton 14 Smith Cotton 3

    Southern Boone 12 Harrisburg 0

     

     

  • Mizzou Xtra

    Missouri makes changes after injuries

    Missouri makes changes after injuries

    Posted 10:40 AM 9/23/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Missouri (3-1) will unveil a new-look offense Saturday at No. 13 South Carolina.

    Brad McNulty is listed atop the depth chart at left guard after fifth-year senior Anthony Gatti tore his right anterior cruciate ligament in the team's 31-27 loss to Indiana last weekend. (More)

  • Baseball

    Wainwright wins 20th, Cardinals beat Cubs 8-0

    Wainwright wins 20th, Cardinals beat Cubs 8-0

    Posted 10:28 PM 9/22/2014 by The Associated Press

    CHICAGO (AP) - Adam Wainwright joined Clayton Kershaw as the majors' only 20-game winners, pitching three-hit ball over seven innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 8-0 on Monday night.

    Wainwright hit the 20-win mark for the second time while matching his career-high (More)

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  • W. Golf. Mizzou Takes Johnie Imes Tournament Title

    Mizzou Women's Golf finished strong at the Seventh Annual Johnie Imes Invitational. Held at Columbia's own Club at Old Hawthorne, Mizzou took first overall with a final tally 18-under par. The Tigers set tournament records with their team totals from the first and second rounds (282, 280) and their third...

  • W. Golf. Tigers Lead the Way at Johnie Imes

    Mizzou Women's Golf is holding onto a three-stroke lead after two rounds of play at the Johnie Imes Invitational. The Tigers finished the day 14-under par (282-280--562) to surpass Kansas State who is currently in second with a score 11-under par.

  • Football. Shane Ray Named SEC Defensive Line Player of the Week

    This is the second weekly honor that Ray has garnered in what is quickly becoming an award-worthy season. He was named the SEC Defensive Player of the Week for his 7-tackle performance in a win over UCF on Sept. 13th, which included four tackles for loss, two sacks and a...

  • M. Golf. Mizzou Golf Wins Patriot Intercollegiate

    Ryan Zech fired a 4-under-par 67 to win his second tournament of the fall and lift Mizzou Golf to a three-shot win at the Patriot Intercollegiate on Monday afternoon in Virginia.

  • W. Volleyball. Mizzou Heads to Oxford For Nationally-Televised Contest at Ole Miss

    Winner of seven of its last eight and 20 consecutive SEC matches, Mizzou volleyball will face a tough road test at Ole Miss on Wednesday (Oct. 1). The Rebels come into Wednesday's match at 14-2 and 0-2 in SEC play but boast an unblemished 7-0 home record. Mizzou is 2-1...