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    Pinkel, Ray, Murphy earn SEC accolades

    Pinkel, Ray, Murphy earn SEC accolades

    Posted 2:19 PM 12/10/2014 by Jeremy Schrank, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    The SEC coaches awarded Missouri Head Coach Gary Pinkel, defensive end Shane Ray and running back Marcus Murphy with honors today.

    After leading the team to another SEC East division championship and 10-2 regular season record, Gary Pinkel took home the honor of the SEC Coach of the (More)

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    Local Scores: Tuesday, Dec. 8

    Local Scores: Tuesday, Dec. 8

    Posted 9:33 PM 12/9/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some scores from around the area on Tuesday, December 8.

    High School Boys' Basketball

    Boonville 53, Hallsville 52

    Hermann 54, Wright City 50

    Salisbury 73, North Callaway 35

    South (More)

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    Six Tigers named All-SEC by league coaches

    Six Tigers named All-SEC by league coaches

    Posted 2:47 PM 12/9/2014 by Amber Smith, Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Six Missouri Tigers made the coaches' 2014 All-Southeastern Conference football team including two players on first-team and four players on second-team.

    DE Shane Ray made first-team. This year Ray set a school record with 14 quarterback sacks. Ray leads the SEC and ranks 3rd in (More)

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    Behind the numbers of MU football's 2014 All-SEC players

    Posted 2:32 PM 12/9/2014 by Mark Bergin & Tyler Greever, KOMU 8 Sports Reporters

    COLUMBIA - The Associated Press and SEC coaches have released their All-SEC teams and between the teams, there are eight Missouri Tigers mentioned.

    The SEC coaches named junior defensive end Shane Ray and senior running back Marcus Murphy to the All-SEC first-team Tuesday. For the All-SEC (More)

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    Century-long rivalry lives on through club sport teams

    Posted 6:30 PM 12/8/2014 by Madi Morris, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri vs. Kansas rivalry is anything but dead for club sports players at the University of Missouri. 

    The Border War rivalry between the University of Missouri and the University of Kansas is one of the biggest and most well-known rivalries in the state of Missouri. (More)

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    Local Scores: Monday, Dec. 8

    Local Scores: Monday, Dec. 8

    Posted 6:19 PM 12/8/2014 by Stephanie Lorenc, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from Monday, Dec. 8:

    Girls High School Basketball:Fulton defeated Blair Oaks 55-49.Hermann defeated Lynn 38-15.Prairie Home defeated Green Ridge 61-52.New Burg defeated Belle (More)

  • Football

    Doctors diagnose Chiefs safety Eric Berry with cancer

    Doctors diagnose Chiefs safety Eric Berry with cancer

    Posted 3:27 PM 12/8/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Chiefs safety Eric Berry has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease and will begin chemotherapy for what doctors called a "very treatable and potentially curable" form of cancer.

    Hodgkin's disease is a form of lymphoma originating in white blood cells.

    Berry had (More)

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    Missouri wrestler J'den Cox battling with new challenge

    Posted 2:35 PM 12/8/2014 by Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Missouri wrestler J'den Cox said he never backs down from a challenge, whether it's on the mat or anywhere else. 

    "I want to dominate," Cox said.

    Mizzou wrestling coach Brian Smith said, "He always wants to be the best on the field or the best on the mat."

    (More)
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    Missouri's Ray named AP SEC Defensive Player of the Year

    Missouri's Ray named AP SEC Defensive Player of the Year

    Posted 1:54 PM 12/8/2014 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff and The Associated Press

    ATLANTA (AP) - Missouri defensive end Shane Ray has been selected as the Southeastern Conference defensive player of the year by the Associated Press, while Alabama receiver Amari Cooper claimed the award as the best offensive player.

    The coach of the year went to Mississippi State's Dan (More)

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    Rams sign punter Hekker to 6-year deal

    Rams sign punter Hekker to 6-year deal

    Posted 8:41 PM 12/7/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams signed punter John Hekker to a six-year contract extension Friday, keeping him with the team through the 2020 season.

    The 24-year-old Hekker was scheduled to become a restricted free agent at the end of the season. Terms were not disclosed.

    Signed (More)

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    Williams, Stanton lead Cardinals by Chiefs 17-14

    Williams, Stanton lead Cardinals by Chiefs 17-14

    Posted 6:38 PM 12/7/2014 by The Associated Press

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Kerwynn Williams rushed for 100 yards two days after being elevated from the Arizona practice squad and the Cardinals rallied to beat Kansas City 17-14 on Sunday in a matchup of teams that had lost two in a row.

    The NFC West-leading Cardinals (10-3) took the lead (More)

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    Local Scores: Sunday, Dec. 7

    Local Scores: Sunday, Dec. 7

    Posted 6:30 PM 12/7/2014 by Alex Farkas, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI- Here are some local scores from Sunday, Dec. 7:

    High School Boys Basketball:

    Mexico tops Battle, 65-52

     

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    Missouri to play Minnesota in Citrus Bowl on New Year's Day

    Missouri to play Minnesota in Citrus Bowl on New Year's Day

    Posted 4:00 PM 12/7/2014 by Alex Farkas, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri Tigers' football team will face the Minnesota Golden Gophers in the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl after finishing the season 10-3. 

    The game will be played in Orlando, Florida on January 1, 2015 at 12 p.m.

    The Tigers finished the season 16th in the (More)

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