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    Missouri vs. Georgia: news, stats and scores

    Missouri vs. Georgia: news, stats and scores

    Posted 10:17 AM 10/11/2014 by Chinmay Vaidya, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer and Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - No. 23 Missouri hosts No. 13 Georgia in a pivotal SEC East matchup. The Tigers had an extra week to prepare for the Bulldogs and won't have to contend with Todd Gurley. Gurley was suspeneded earlier this week for NCAA violations. The Bulldogs will have to rely on younger players and (More)

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    Gordon-led Royals beat Orioles 8-6 in ALCS

    Gordon-led Royals beat Orioles 8-6 in ALCS

    Posted 12:14 AM 10/11/2014 by The Associated Press

    BALTIMORE (AP) - These Kansas City Royals, and Alex Gordon in particular, are way more than just speed and singles. Especially in extra innings.

    Gordon hit a tiebreaking homer in the 10th inning, Mike Moustakas added a two-run shot and the Royals defeated the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 Friday (More)

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    FNF high school football scores and photos: Week 8

    FNF high school football scores and photos: Week 8

    Posted 6:43 PM 10/10/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - It has been another fun week in mid-Missouri high school football. With only two weeks left, every team has been pushing to get a little closer to the post season, even if the team had zero wins entering Friday.

    Click here to see all (More)

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    Mizzou vs. Georgia: preview and predictions

    Posted 1:28 PM 10/10/2014 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports

    COLUMBIA - This year, I'm hosting a weekly Mizzou football webcast to get you ready for gameday. Every week, I'll breakdown three things you need to know about the upcoming matchup. This week, Mizzou hosts Georgia on Saturday, October 11 at 11 a.m.

    Note: To hear from the team and check out (More)

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    The Extra Point: Game of the Week: Jefferson City at Battle

    The Extra Point: Game of the Week: Jefferson City at Battle

    Posted 11:32 AM 10/10/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - With only two weeks left in the season in mid-Missouri high school football, we have a high-powered and well-established Jefferson City team heading up to Columbia to take on the young and new Battle squad. It should be a fun game because these two schools are so different yet so (More)

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    Hosmer, Moustakas leading Royals into ALCS

    Hosmer, Moustakas leading Royals into ALCS

    Posted 9:09 AM 10/10/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The expectations that accompanied Mike Moustakas and Eric Hosmer were largely unfair, and anybody in the Kansas City Royals front office would probably be willing to admit it.

    Moustakas was the second overall pick in the 2007 first-year player draft. Hosmer went third (More)

  • Friday Night Fever

    Helias football loses its first game of the year to Rockhurst

    Posted 10:42 PM 10/9/2014 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    JEFFERSON CITY - In a matchup of two powerhouse Missouri football teams, Rockhurst got the better of Helias on Thursday night in a 40-10 victory. 

    The loss was the first of the year for the Crusaders, as they are now 7-1 on the season. 

    Next up for Helias is a home game against Sullivan on Friday, Oct. 17. 

  • Sports

    St. Louis Blues lose season opener 3-2

    St. Louis Blues lose season opener 3-2

    Posted 10:11 PM 10/9/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Rick Nash had two goals and an assist, including the tiebreaking score late in the third period, and the New York Rangers beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 Thursday night in the first game of the season for both teams.

    Chris Kreider had a goal and an assist for the Eastern (More)

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    Georgia star Gurley suspended days before Missouri game

    Georgia star Gurley suspended days before Missouri game

    Posted 4:55 PM 10/9/2014 by The Associated Press

    ATHENS, Georgia (AP) - Georgia star tailback Todd Gurley has been suspended indefinitely while the school investigates an alleged violation of NCAA rules.

    The school made the announcement Thursday, two days before the No. 13 Bulldogs (4-1, 2-1 Southeastern Conference) face No. 23 Missouri (More)

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  • Friday Night Fever

    Opening Drive: Previewing high school football, week eight

    Posted 1:27 PM 10/9/2014 by Tyler Greever and Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporters

    COLUMBIA - On the newest episode of Opening Drive, see how a coach changed one of his player's lives.

    Then, find out what Emojis our hosts give to some of the biggest storylines from last week's games.

    Finally, see the full preview for the Friday Night Fever Game of the Week: Jefferson City vs. Battle. We have previews for all of the other best matchups too! 

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    NCAA president has wish list for Power Five conferences

    NCAA president has wish list for Power Five conferences

    Posted 12:35 PM 10/9/2014 by The Associated Press

    DANBURY, Connecticut (AP) - Now that the Power Five conferences have their autonomy, NCAA President Mark Emmert has a wish list he'd like them to tackle right away.

    Emmert, speaking after a lecture at Western Connecticut State University, said Wednesday the conferences should prioritize (More)

  • Baseball

    Mid-Missouri baseball fans boost business

    Posted 3:49 AM 10/9/2014 by Katie Link, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Baseball fans brace for a bit of magic that hasn't happened since 1985- a possible "I-70 Showdown."

    As both the Kansas City Royals and the St. Louis Cardinals advance to the next round of the MLB playoffs, a friendly rivalry is turning into a big boost for one local (More)

  • Sports

    Local Scores: Wednesday, Oct. 8

    Local Scores: Wednesday, Oct. 8

    Posted 9:54 PM 10/8/2014 by Justin Cowan, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI-Here are some local high-school sports scores for Wednesday, October 8th:

    Softball:

    Harrisburg 12

    Higbee 0

    New Bloomfield 5

    Bell (More)

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