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    Missouri men's basketball loses 13th straight

    Missouri men's basketball loses 13th straight

    Posted 2:03 PM 2/21/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    NASHVILLE - For the first time in school history, the Missouri men's basketball team has lost 13 straight games after a 76 to 53 defeat to Vanderbilt.

    Missouri remains last in the SEC with a conference record of 1-13 and 7-20 overall record. The Tigers now have lost 20 games in one season (More)

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    NASCAR announces effort to promote STEM education

    NASCAR announces effort to promote STEM education

    Posted 9:08 AM 2/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    WASHINGTON (AP) - It takes a lot of geometry and physics to get a race car to go 200 laps at speeds that can top 200 mph.

    In a nod to the often overlooked science behind races like Sunday's Daytona 500, NASCAR announced Friday a commitment to promote "STEM" - the buzzword for science (More)

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    Blues ride big second period, beat Bruins 5-1

    Blues ride big second period, beat Bruins 5-1

    Posted 10:46 PM 2/20/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Vladimir Tarasenko became the youngest St. Louis player to score 30 goals in 23 years, getting the last two scores in the Blues' 5-1 win over the sagging Boston Bruins on Friday night.

    Petteri Lindbohm, Alex Pietrangelo and T.J. Oshie scored on the Blues' first three shots (More)

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    Local Scores: Friday, February 20

    Local Scores: Friday, February 20

    Posted 7:37 PM 2/20/2015

    MID-MISSOURI- Here are your local scores from around the area for Friday, Feb. 20th, 2015.

    Boys High School Basketball

    Bowling Green 51

    North Callaway 32

     

    Hickman 70

    Battle 38

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    Mizzou baseball wins in walkoff fashion

    Mizzou baseball wins in walkoff fashion

    Posted 5:50 PM 2/20/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - The Missouri baseball team improved to 5-1 on the season with a 2-0 walkoff victory over Sam Houston State Friday in its second game at the Kleberg Bank College Classic.

    Freshman catcher Brett Bond hit his first career home run in the bottom of the ninth to break a (More)

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    Rams hire Weinke as quarterbacks coach

    Rams hire Weinke as quarterbacks coach

    Posted 2:20 PM 2/20/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have hired Chris Weinke as quarterbacks coach.

    Weinke played seven NFL seasons after winning a Heisman Trophy and leading Florida State to a national championship. He had been director of the IMG Academy program in Bradenton, Florida, helping college (More)

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    Missouri Southern coach hired at Northwestern State

    Missouri Southern coach hired at Northwestern State

    Posted 1:37 PM 2/20/2015 by The Associated Press

    NATCHITOCHES, Louisiana (AP) - Northwestern State has named Daryl Daye its new defensive coordinator and assistant head coach.

    Daye, head coach for the past three seasons at Division II Missouri Southern in Joplin, announced his departure from the Lions' program Thursday to join the (More)

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    Mid-Missouri sporting event cancellations

    Mid-Missouri sporting event cancellations

    Posted 12:00 PM 2/20/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - Due to inclement weather predicted for the weekend of Feb. 20-22, the following sporting events involving mid-Missouri teams have been either rescheduled or canceled.

    Lincoln University: baseball team's MIAA-opening series against Lindenwood, originally (More)

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    Local Scores: Thursday, February 19

    Local Scores: Thursday, February 19

    Posted 9:20 PM 2/19/2015 by Kylie Callura, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are your local scores from around the area for Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015:

    Mens College Basketball:

    No. 18 Evangel defeats Central Methodist, 71-66.

    William Woods defeats St. Louis College of (More)

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    Workers commit to round-clock work on St. Louis stadium

    Workers commit to round-clock work on St. Louis stadium

    Posted 3:09 PM 2/19/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Workers have agreed to work around the clock without overtime if needed to build an NFL stadium on St. Louis' blighted north riverfront.

    Gov. Jay Nixon and Mayor Francis Slay spoke at a news conference Thursday at the offices of the St. Louis Building and Construction (More)

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    No. 2 Tigers travel to Iowa City for 2015 nation duals finals

    No. 2 Tigers travel to Iowa City for 2015 nation duals finals

    Posted 2:12 PM 2/19/2015 by Stephanie Lorenc, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - No. 2 Mizzou wrestling squad will conclude their 2014-15 dual schedule at the NWCA Division I National Duals Finals.

    This year's National Duals Finals features seven nationally-ranked teams, 85 nationally-ranked wrestlers, and three returning national champions. The field also (More)

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    Missouri drops 12th straight game with loss to Arkansas

    Missouri drops 12th straight game with loss to Arkansas

    Posted 11:40 PM 2/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas (AP) - No. 18 Arkansas beat Missouri 84-69 on Wednesday night for its fifth straight victory and eighth in nine games. Missouri (7-19, 1-12) has lost 12 straight games for the first time since the 1966-67 season.

    The Tigers nearly defeated Arkansas in their first (More)

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    Local Scores: Wednesday, February 18

    Local Scores: Wednesday, February 18

    Posted 8:09 PM 2/18/2015 by Alex Farkas, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from around the area on February 18:

    Womens College Basketball:

    Westminster 70

    Fontbonne 65

    Boys High School (More)

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  • Baseball. Mizzou Completes Sweep of UIC, Off to Best Start Since 1985

    Mizzou baseball got another strong pitching performance, this time from junior Peter Fairbanks (St. Louis, Mo.) as he pitched Mizzou to a 10-1 win on Sunday morning (March 1) at USA Stadium, completing a three-game sweep of UIC. Fairbanks went 7.1 innings, allowing just four hits and one unearned run....

  • Softball. Mizzou Softball Downs Maryland, 5-1

    After steady rain forced the cancellation of two games on Saturday (Feb. 28), Mizzou wrapped up play at the Citrus Classic with a 5-1 win over Maryland on Sunday morning. The Tigers went 2-1 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex and improved to 10-3 on the season.

  • Track. Peoples Claims SEC Title in the Weight Throw

    LEXINGTON, Ky. - Senior Kearsten Peoples clinched her third SEC title on Saturday, highlighting the SEC Indoor Championships' final day of events on Saturday (February 28). Six more Tigers joined her on the podium as top three finishers in the conference, including fellow-senior Jill Rushin (shot put), junior Markesh Woodson...

  • Baseball. Mizzou Matches Best Start Since 1993 with Doubleheader Sweep of UIC

    Mizzou baseball won its fourth and fifth consecutive games while sweeping a doubleheader against UIC on Saturday afternoon (Feb. 28) at USA Stadium. Junior infielder Josh Lester (Columbus, Ga.) launched a walk-off homerun in game one to back another sensational start from reigning SEC Pitcher of the Week Reggie McClain...

  • M. Basketball. Missouri Falls to Georgia 68-44 in Athens

    Johnathan Williams III and Namon Wright scored 10 points each, but Georgia pulled out with a runaway 68-44 win over Missouri on Saturday.