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    Upperclassmen Lead Huskies to NCAA Title

    Upperclassmen Lead Huskies to NCAA Title

    Posted 10:43 PM 4/7/2014 by The Associated Press

    ARLINGTON, Tx. (AP) - Connecticut's upperclassmen were too much for the kids of Kentucky.

    Poised and experienced, UConn won its second national championship in four years, outlasting Kentucky and its stable of freshmen Monday night.

    UConn (32-8) dominated early, withstood a big (More)

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    Collins, Bueno Among Others on Royals Diabled List

    Collins, Bueno Among Others on Royals Diabled List

    Posted 7:36 PM 4/7/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Left-handed relievers Tim Collins and Francisley Bueno have been put on the 15-day disabled list by the Kansas City Royals.

    The Royals recalled right-hander Michael Mariot and left-hander Donnie Joseph from Triple-A Omaha on Monday.

    Collins, who walked two and (More)

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    Monday, April 7: Local Scores

    Monday, April 7: Local Scores

    Posted 7:31 PM 4/7/2014 by James Packard, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Here are the local scores for Monday, April 7:

    High School Baseball:

    Fulton 6, Mashall 3

    Boonville 6, Kirksville 2

    Harrisburg 13, Fayette 1

     

    NAIA Softball:

    Columbia 12, Harris-Stowe 0

    Columbia 9, Harris-Stowe 0

     

    High School Girls' Soccer:

    S. Boone 1, Tolton 0

     

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    Cardinals Claim Home Opener

    Cardinals Claim Home Opener

    Posted 7:24 PM 4/7/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Michael Wacha outdid Tony Cingrani in a rematch of young power arms and the St. Louis Cardinals got a three-run double from Yadier Molina in the first inning, beating the Cincinnati Reds 5-3 in their home opener on Monday.

    Standing room attendance of 47,492, the largest (More)

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    William Woods Senior Named AMC Pitcher of the Week

    William Woods Senior Named AMC Pitcher of the Week

    Posted 5:38 PM 4/7/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - William Woods University softball pitcher MacKenzie Bowden was named American Midwest Conference Pitcher of the Week following her perfect game against Freed-Hardeman.

    Bowden, a Hartsburg, Mo., native, made quick work of the Lady Lions, needing only 71 pitches to get through (More)

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    CMU Track and Field Athletes Receive Conference Honors

    CMU Track and Field Athletes Receive Conference Honors

    Posted 3:59 PM 4/7/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    KANSAS CITY - Central Methodist sprinter DeMarcus Jackson and pole vaulter Nick Homan have been named the Heart of America Athletic Conference Men's Outdoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week, respectively.

    Jackson hit a pair of provisional qualifying standards on Saturday at the CMU (More)

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    Mizzou Freshman Finucane Earns SEC Honor

    Mizzou Freshman Finucane Earns SEC Honor

    Posted 3:14 PM 4/7/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    BIRMINGHAM, Al. - Freshman pitcher Tori Finucane claimed her first SEC Pitcher of the Week honor after an impressive showing at Mississippi State last weekend. The Tiger pitcher shut down the Bulldogs with 16 strikeouts over 14 innings of work. Finucane is now 2-0 in her two starts for (More)

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    St. Louis Celebrates Cardinals Opening Day

    St. Louis Celebrates Cardinals Opening Day

    Posted 3:05 PM 4/7/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Opening day of the baseball season is pretty close to a holiday in St. Louis, and the city is ready for the party.

    The Cardinals host Cincinnati Monday after starting the season with six road games. Opening day ceremonies include dedication of the new Cardinals Hall of (More)

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    Sale Shuts Down Royals As White Sox Win 5-1

    Sale Shuts Down Royals As White Sox Win 5-1

    Posted 4:47 PM 4/6/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Chris Sale gave up four singles in eight scoreless innings as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Kansas City Royals 5-1 on Sunday.

    Alexei Ramirez and Tyler Flowers each drove in a pair of runs as the White Sox won the series finale after dropping the first two games.

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    Pirates Slip Past Cardinals For 2-1 Victory

    Pirates Slip Past Cardinals For 2-1 Victory

    Posted 4:29 PM 4/6/2014 by The Associated Press

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Tony Sanchez hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the seventh inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 on Sunday.

    Sanchez's double to deep center field with two outs came off Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright (1-1) and snapped a 1-1 tie.

    The hit (More)

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    Saturday, April 5: Local Scores

    Saturday, April 5: Local Scores

    Posted 10:39 PM 4/5/2014 by Jacob Kornhauser, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Here are some local scores from around the area on Saturday, April 5.

    NCAA Men's Baseball: Georgia 7, Missouri 2

    NCAA Softball: Mississippi State 9, Missouri 3

    Missouri 8, Mississippi State 1

    MLB: Cardinals 6, Pirates 1

    Royals 4, White Sox 3

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    Cardinals Cruise Behind Homers From Molina And Peralta

    Cardinals Cruise Behind Homers From Molina And Peralta

    Posted 9:25 PM 4/5/2014 by Jacob Kornhauser, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    PITTSBURGH - After dropping yesterday's game 12-2 to the Pirates, the Cardinals bounced back tonight, beating the Pirates 6-1 behind home runs from Yadier Molina and Jhonny Peralta. With the win, the Cardinals moved to 3-2 on the season.

    A Matt Holliday RBI single got the scoring started (More)

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    Friday, April 4: Local Scores

    Friday, April 4: Local Scores

    Posted 7:59 PM 4/4/2014 by Morgan Dzakowic, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from around the area on Friday, April 4.

    NCAA BaseballMizzou 1, Georgia 2

    NCAA SoftballMizzou 6, Mississippi State 0 

    NAIA BaseballWilliam Woods 17, Williams (More)

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