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    Live Blog: 2015 NFL Draft day one

    Live Blog: 2015 NFL Draft day one

    Posted 4:00 PM 4/30/2015 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    CHICAGO - The first round of the 2015 NFL Draft has come to an end. Tweets are posted below in descending chronological order.

    Missouri defensive lineman Shane Ray, who was originally predicted to be drafted in the Top 10 until he was (More)

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    No. 11 Mizzou softball completes DH sweep over UNI

    No. 11 Mizzou softball completes DH sweep over UNI

    Posted 3:47 PM 4/30/2015 by Stephanie Lorenc, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The No. 11 Mizzou softball squad swept Norther Iowa on Wednesday in their doubleheader to improve their record winning. The Tigers won the first game 4-2 and second game 10-9.

    Mizzou had an impressive three-run fifth inning that helped lead them to victory in the first game. On (More)

  • Baseball

    Royals' Escobar hit in head by pitch

    Royals' Escobar hit in head by pitch

    Posted 8:01 PM 4/29/2015 by The Associated Press

    CLEVELAND (AP) - Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar was hit in the head by a pitch from Cleveland's Danny Salazar in the fifth inning on Wednesday.

    Escobar was hit in the left side of the helmet and dropped to the ground immediately as two Royals trainers rushed on the field.

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    St. Louis Cardinals suing local nonprofit over ticket sales

    St. Louis Cardinals suing local nonprofit over ticket sales

    Posted 3:56 PM 4/29/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have filed a lawsuit against a nonprofit, accusing it of breaching a contract and committing fraud by selling hundreds of tickets over face value.

    The lawsuit says the Leagues of Extraordinary Gentlemen, which runs the Lewis & Clark Baseball (More)

  • Baseball

    Cardinals end two-game skid; defeat Phillies

    Cardinals end two-game skid; defeat Phillies

    Posted 11:46 PM 4/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Matt Carpenter tripled and doubled, and the St. Louis Cardinals had season highs in runs and hits to help Michael Wacha remain unbeaten with an 11-5 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.

    Matt Holliday and Matt Adams each added three hits for the (More)

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    Royals prevail after overcoming early deficit

    Royals prevail after overcoming early deficit

    Posted 11:16 PM 4/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    CLEVELAND (AP) - Kendry Morales' three-run homer capped a six-run seventh inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 11-5 on Tuesday night.

    Kansas City's big inning came after Cleveland had taken a 5-3 lead on Brandon Moss' three-run homer in the sixth.

    Alcides (More)

  • Sports

    William Woods golfers secure 12th straight title

    William Woods golfers secure 12th straight title

    Posted 9:50 PM 4/28/2015 by Justin Cowan, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    EUGENE - The William Woods women's golf team secured its 12th consecutive American Midwest Conference (AMC) title Tuesday. The team finished with a 10-over par 586, 57 strokes ahead of second place Freed-Hardeman University.

    All five of the WWU golfers participating in the tournament (More)

  • Sports

    Local Scores: Tuesday, April 28

    Local Scores: Tuesday, April 28

    Posted 9:08 PM 4/28/2015 by Justin Cowan, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from around the area on Tuesday, April 28:

    Boys High School Baseball:

    Boonville 9

    Mexico 1

    Moberly 7

    Fulton 3

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    Plenty of SEC East teams exit spring unsettled at QB

    Plenty of SEC East teams exit spring unsettled at QB

    Posted 9:24 AM 4/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (AP) - Missouri has a head start in at least one respect as the Tigers aim for their third consecutive Southeastern Conference Eastern Division title.

    With Maty Mauk returning for his junior season, Missouri is one of only two SEC East teams that exits spring practice (More)

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    Cole Hamels dominates, Phillies beat Cardinals 4-1

    Cole Hamels dominates, Phillies beat Cardinals 4-1

    Posted 10:09 PM 4/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Cole Hamels won for the first time in seven starts dating to last September, and Ben Revere's two-run double in the seventh inning was the go-ahead hit for the Philadelphia Phillies in a 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night.

    Hamels (1-2) and John Lackey (More)

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    No. 15 Mizzou drops series finale to No. 3 LSU

    No. 15 Mizzou drops series finale to No. 3 LSU

    Posted 9:35 PM 4/27/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - The No. 15 Mizzou softball squad fell to the No. 3 LSU Tigers in the series finale on Monday night, 9-0. LSU got the run-rule victory, using five runs in the third inning and three runs in the fifth inning to a Mizzou sweep. The loss drops MU to 35-11 on the season and 13-8 in the (More)

  • Baseball

    Gordon, Moustakas, Royals keep Kluber winless, beat Indians

    Gordon, Moustakas, Royals keep Kluber winless, beat Indians

    Posted 8:53 PM 4/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    CLEVELAND (AP) - Alex Gordon, Mike Moustakas and the Kansas City Royals kept AL Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber winless this season, beating the Cleveland Indians 6-2 Monday night.

    Kluber (0-3) gave up six runs, four of them earned, and 10 hits in 6 1-3 innings. After going 18-9 last (More)

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    Former Missouri football player cited for marijuana possession

    Former Missouri football player cited for marijuana possession

    Posted 8:29 PM 4/27/2015 by KOMU 8 News Digital Staff

    COOPER COUNTY - Early Monday morning, Missouri State Highway Patrol pulled over 21-year-old Shane Ray in Cooper County. Ray is a former Missouri football player and is expected to be drafted on Thursday.

    MSHP said the trooper pulled him over for speeding and illegally driving in the (More)

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  • Baseball. No. 21 Mizzou Falls To In-State Rival SEMO, 8-5

    The No. 21 Mizzou baseball team (28-21, 14-10) lost to in-state rival SEMO (31-17, 20-7) 8-5 on Tuesday night (May 5) at Taylor Stadium. The Redhawks used 14 hits and three Tiger errors to take the midweek contest. Mizzou still leads the all-time series with a 22-11 record against SEMO...

  • W. Gymnastics. Mizzou Gymnastics Closes the Season with Year-end Banquet

    The Mizzou Gymnastics team hosted its end-of-the-year banquet on Saturday night at Mizzou Arena's Clinton Club. Coming off of a strong season under the second-year coaching staff of Shannon Welker, Casey Jo MacPherson and John Carney, it was a celebration of many accomplishments both athletically and academically. The Tigers qualified...

  • Softball. Crane Earns First Team All-SEC, SEC All-Defensive Honors

    Mizzou Softball (38-13, 14-10) saw five different Tigers earn Southeastern Conference recognition, led by junior OF Emily Crane (Troy, Mo.), who was named First Team All-SEC.

  • Baseball. No. 21 Mizzou Closes Non-Conference Play With SEMO Tuesday

    • No. 21 Mizzou closes its non-conference portion of the regular season schedule with a Tuesday bout against in-state rival SEMO Tuesday at 6 p.m. The game will air live on SEC Network+ live from Taylor Stadium. It is the Tigers' final scheduled midweek game this season. • The Tiger...

  • Baseball. Mizzou's Brett Bond Named SEC Freshman of the Week

    Mizzou baseball catcher Brett Bond (St. Louis, Mo.) was named SEC Freshman of the Week following an outstanding four-game stretch that saw him lead the team in batting, hits, RBI, total bases and doubles while catching all four games for Mizzou. This is the first time that Bond has earned...