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    Missouri, Iowa, Ohio State, headline NCAA wrestling meet

    Missouri, Iowa, Ohio State, headline NCAA wrestling meet

    Posted 10:20 AM 3/19/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - There's no odds-on favorite for the NCAA team wrestling title for the first time in years.

    About the only thing everyone seems to agree on is that it won't be Penn State.

    The four-time champions Nittany Lions likely will see their run atop college wrestling come to (More)

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    Timeline of former MU swimmer sexual assault investigation

    Posted 10:04 PM 3/18/2015 by Kimaya Davis, KOMU 8 News Reporter

    COLUMBIA - After more than a year of reviewing evidence, Columbia police closed the Sasha Menu Courey sexual assault case.

    Here is a detailed time-line of Menu Courey's time at MU and the subsequent reports and investigation:

    • Sasha arrived at the University of Missouri in (More)
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    Local Scores: Wednesday, March 18

    Local Scores: Wednesday, March 18

    Posted 8:55 PM 3/18/2015 by Alex Farkas, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are your local scores for Wednesday, March 18.

    College Baseball

    Game 1: Central Methodist University 10 - Bendictine (KS) 2

    Game 2: Central Methodist University 3 - Bendictine (KS) 10

    Game 1: Baker 9 - Missouri Valley 5

    Game 2: Baker 0 - Missouri Valley 7

  • Baseball

    Parra, Davis combine for 7 RBIs, Brewers top Royals

    Parra, Davis combine for 7 RBIs, Brewers top Royals

    Posted 6:48 PM 3/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    SURPRISE, Arizona (AP) - Gerardo Parra and Khris Davis combined to drive in seven runs as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Kansas City Royals 8-4 Wednesday.

    Parra, acquired in a July 31 trade with Arizona, hit a three-run homer in the fourth and had a sacrifice fly in the second.

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    Mizzou baseball falls to Air Force

    Mizzou baseball falls to Air Force

    Posted 5:32 PM 3/18/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Air Force snapped the Missouri baseball team (16-5, 3-0) six-game winning streak Wednesday, 4-2.

    The Falcons (9-10) scored the first two runs of the game in the third inning on RBIs from senior Noah Pierce and sophomore Tyler Jones. The Tigers got a run back in the fourth inning (More)

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    Menu Courey case a catalyst for MU sexual assault reporting reform

    Posted 1:53 PM 3/18/2015 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - University of Missouri Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin spoke Wednesday morning about the aftermath of the Sasha Menu Courey investigation and its impact on Title IX investigations. He took questions surrounding sexual assault reporting in an open-ended question and answer session initially (More)

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    Columbia police close sexual assault case of former MU swimmer

    Posted 11:54 AM 3/18/2015 by Jessica Mensch, KOMU 8 Reporter and Mark Bergin, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - After more than a year of reviewing evidence, Columbia police say the were unable to identify a suspect as the Sasha Menu Courey sexual assault case comes to a close.

    Menu Courey was a former MU swimmer, whose suicide prompted national attention including ESPN's "Outside the (More)

  • Sports

    Mid-Missouri sporting event cancellations

    Mid-Missouri sporting event cancellations

    Posted 10:30 AM 3/18/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - Due to inclement weather, the following sporting events involving mid-Missouri teams have been either rescheduled or canceled.

    Mizzou Softball: due to steady rain in the Springfield area, Wednesday's game against Missouri State has been postponed. The contest (More)

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    Steen, Elliott lift Blues to 4-0 win over Flames

    Steen, Elliott lift Blues to 4-0 win over Flames

    Posted 12:20 AM 3/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - Alex Steen scored two goals and Brian Elliott made 25 saves to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 4-0 win over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday night.

    Jori Lehtera and David Backes also scored for St. Louis, which won for the fifth time in six games and moved into sole (More)

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    Local Scores: Tuesday, March 17

    Local Scores: Tuesday, March 17

    Posted 8:41 PM 3/17/2015 by Justin Cowan, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI: Here are some local scores from around the area on Tuesday, March 17: 

    College Softball:

    Game 1: Central Methodist University 5 - Bethany (KS) 0

    Game 2: Central (More)

  • Baseball

    Hammel throws 4 scoreless innings, Cubs top Royals

    Hammel throws 4 scoreless innings, Cubs top Royals

    Posted 7:55 PM 3/17/2015 by The Associated Press

    MESA, Arizona (AP) - Jason Hammel threw four scoreless innings and Anthony Rizzo reached base three times on Tuesday as the Chicago Cubs beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3.

    Hammel came in with a 10.80 ERA in his previous two outings over five innings, but had good downward action and fastball (More)

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    Peralta's 3 hits lead Cards over Marlins' split squad 7-1

    Peralta's 3 hits lead Cards over Marlins' split squad 7-1

    Posted 4:47 PM 3/17/2015 by The Associated Press

    JUPITER, Florida (AP) - Jhonny Peralta had three hits, including his first homer of spring training, leading the St. Louis Cardinals over a Miami Marlins' split squad 7-1 Tuesday.

    Peralta, who entered in 1-for-14 slide, homered on a fifth-inning slider from Bryan Morris for a 5-1 lead. He (More)

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    Sporting Kansas City assistant suspended a game, fined

    Sporting Kansas City assistant suspended a game, fined

    Posted 4:44 PM 3/17/2015 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - Sporting Kansas City assistant coach Mateus Manoel has been suspended one game and fined an undisclosed sum for entering the field during the 64th minute of Saturday's game against FC Dallas.

    Major League Soccer on Tuesday also fined FC Dallas midfielder Kyle Bekker for improper contact with Sporting Kansas City defender Kevin Ellis. He was cited for violating the policy of placing hands on an opponent's head or neck.

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  • M. Golf. Mizzou Golf Leads Hootie at Bulls Bay

    Mizzou Golf sits atop the Hootie at Bulls Bay leaderboard after posting an 11-under-par 277 during the first round. The Tigers lead seven teams ranked in the top 50 of the Golfstat.com rankings.

  • Baseball. No. 23 Mizzou Drops Series Finale at No. 1 Texas A&M

    No. 23 Mizzou baseball dropped the series finale against top-ranked Texas A&M, 14-5, on Sunday afternoon (March 29) at Blue Bell Park. Junior starter Peter Fairbanks (St. Louis, Mo.) allowed four runs and two home runs over the first three innings and the Tigers hit into three double plays in...

  • Softball. No. 20 Mizzou Softball Drops Series Finale to No. 8 Auburn, 10-8

    Mizzou Softball dropped its series finale against No. 8 Auburn, falling 10-8 on Sunday at University Field. Mizzou moves to 22-7 on the year, with a 5-4 record in the SEC.

  • W. Tennis. Tigers Fall To Visiting No. 6 Georgia, 6-0

    Mizzou tennis continued SEC action Sunday afternoon at Mizzou Tennis Complex against visiting No. 6 Georgia. The visiting Bulldogs trotted out five nationally ranked players in singles play, and proved to be too much for the Tigers.

  • Track. Winning Efforts Close Texas, Tennessee Weekend

    AUSTIN, Tx. - Senior Jill Rushin defended her shot put title at the prestigious Texas Relays on Saturday (March 28), closing out what has been an exciting opening weekend for the Tigers' outdoor season. All in all, the teams depart the three meets in Texas and Tennessee with four personal...