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    Mitch Morse a candidate for Senior CLASS Award

    Mitch Morse a candidate for Senior CLASS Award

    Posted 9:27 PM 9/18/2014 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri offensive lineman Mitch Morse has been named as one of 30 candidates for the 2014 Senior CLASS Award in college football.

    It recongizes a senior NCAA Division One FBS player every year who showcases excellence in community, character, classroom and (More)

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    Mizzou Athletics announces renovations for Mizzou Arena

    Mizzou Athletics announces renovations for Mizzou Arena

    Posted 8:43 PM 9/18/2014 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - This offseason, the Missouri Tigers basketball team has already seen the arrival of a new head coach. 

    Now, it will get to play in a newly renovated stadium. 

    Mizzou Athletics announced plans for renovations to Mizzou Arena that are scheduled to be finished by (More)

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    The Extra Point: Game of the Week: Hickman at Rock Bridge

    The Extra Point: Game of the Week: Hickman at Rock Bridge

    Posted 7:36 PM 9/18/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Hickman High School heads to Rock Bridge for Providence Bowl, one of the best rivalry games mid-Missouri high school football has to offer.

    No rain is predicted for Friday's games and the temperature is forecast to be in the mid-70's around kickoff.

    Who: (More)

  • Football

    Chiefs' Charles limited with high ankle sprain

    Chiefs' Charles limited with high ankle sprain

    Posted 5:17 PM 9/18/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles showed up for practice Thursday, albeit in a limited capacity, despite a high ankle sprain sustained last Sunday against Denver.

    Charles did not participate Wednesday and there were fears that one of the game's dynamic playmakers could (More)

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    UConn-Missouri agree to home-and-home series

    UConn-Missouri agree to home-and-home series

    Posted 3:20 PM 9/18/2014 by The Associated Press

    STORRS, Connecticut (AP) - Connecticut and Missouri have agreed to a home-and-home football series, the first meetings between the programs.

    The schools announced Thursday that UConn will visit Columbia, Missouri on September 19, 2015 and the teams will play September 23, 2017 at (More)

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    Opening Drive: previewing high school football, week five

    Posted 1:46 PM 9/18/2014 by Tyler Greever and Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporters

    COLUMBIA - On this week's episode of Opening Drive, we give you the story of how one Fulton player is balancing music and football with some advice from his coach.

    Then, our hosts tell you about a special grill in Fayette and what was keeping everyone warm last week at the games.

    Finally, we give you a full preview of this week's Friday Night Fever Game of the Week: Rock Bridge vs. Hickman, the Providence Bowl. We'll tell you every other game we'll be at as well! 

  • Baseball

    Wainwright breaks up no-hitter, pitches complete game shutout

    Wainwright breaks up no-hitter, pitches complete game shutout

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

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Adam Wainwright posted his 19th win, pitching a shutout Wednesday night as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 to hold their 2½-game edge in the NL Central.

    Wainwright (19-9) worked around seven hits and tied for the major league lead in wins and (More)

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    Aoki breaks record in Royals victory over White Sox

    Aoki breaks record in Royals victory over White Sox

    Posted 10:15 PM 9/17/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Lorenzo Cain hit a three-run homer, Nori Aoki kept up his tear at the plate and the Kansas City Royals roughed up Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale in a 6-2 victory Wednesday night that kept the pressure on Detroit in the AL Central.

    The first-place Tigers led the Royals (More)

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    Local Scores: Wednesday, Sept. 17

    Local Scores: Wednesday, Sept. 17

    Posted 9:35 PM 9/17/2014 by Justin Cowan, KOMU Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI: Here are some local scores from Wed. Sept. 17th

    Softball:

    FOX 5

    Hickman 3 

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  • Football

    WR Bailey back at practice for Rams

    WR Bailey back at practice for Rams

    Posted 4:36 PM 9/17/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Stedman Bailey emerged as a consistent threat late in his rookie season and the St. Louis Rams anticipate plugging the wide receiver back into the mix right away this weekend against Dallas.

    Bailey served half of a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's (More)

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    Chiefs QB Smith takes responsibility for offense

    Chiefs QB Smith takes responsibility for offense

    Posted 3:45 PM 9/17/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The past two weeks, when the Kansas City Chiefs have struggled to score touchdowns in the red zone, Andy Reid has insisted that he needs to put his players in better position to succeed.

    What happens when he puts the Chiefs in a bad position, though?

    Well, the (More)

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    Dropped wallet leads to MU basketball players' arrests

    Dropped wallet leads to MU basketball players' arrests

    Posted 10:23 AM 9/17/2014 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Columbia Police Department released new information Wednesday morning about the weekend arrests of two Missouri basketball players.

    Officer Latisha Stroer said officers arrested Jakeenan Gant and D'Angelo Allen for assault early Sunday morning.

    Stroer said officers (More)

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    Rare flop for Royals bullpen in 7-5 loss to White Sox

    Rare flop for Royals bullpen in 7-5 loss to White Sox

    Posted 6:59 AM 9/17/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis both gave up runs for the first time in nearly three months as the Kansas City Royals' dominant bullpen was touched up Tuesday night in a 7-5 loss to the Chicago White Sox.

    Davis replaced Herrera with two on in the seventh inning and walked (More)

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