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    Local scores: Wednesday December 3

    Local scores: Wednesday December 3

    Posted 10:15 PM 12/3/2014 by Justin Cowan KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI: Here are some local scores from around the area on Wednesday, December 3.

    Women's College Basketball:

    Westminster 79

    Webster 70

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    SEC Championship Game ticket prices lower than ever

    Posted 6:50 PM 12/3/2014 by Cody Crutchfield and Mark Collins, KOMU 8 Reporters

    COLUMBIA - Tickets for this Saturday's 2014 SEC Championship Game are already sold out on the SEC's official website, but that doesn't mean you can't buy tickets anymore.

    This may actually be a blessing in disguise for fans looking for cheaper tickets. As of Wednesday evening, tickets were (More)

  • Baseball

    AP source: Royals, Hochevar agree to 2-year deal

    AP source: Royals, Hochevar agree to 2-year deal

    Posted 3:46 PM 12/3/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Right-hander Luke Hochevar and the Kansas City Royals have agreed to a $10 million, two-year deal, a person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press.

    Hochevar will make $4.5 million this season and $5.5 million for the 2016 season, the person said (More)

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    Ex-teammates Pinkel, Saban meet for SEC title

    Ex-teammates Pinkel, Saban meet for SEC title

    Posted 2:28 PM 12/3/2014 by The Associated Press

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Gary Pinkel and Nick Saban are competing with a conference championship on the line 42 years after winning one together.

    The former Kent State teammates will be on opposing sidelines Saturday. Saban leads No. 1 Alabama against Pinkel and No. 14 Missouri in the (More)

  • Sports

    Local Scores: Tuesday, Dec. 2nd

    Local Scores: Tuesday, Dec. 2nd

    Posted 10:04 PM 12/2/2014 by Ben Wilson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from around the area on Tuesday, December 2.

    Boys Basketball

    Kirksville defeated Battle 52-51

    Sturgeon defeated Hallsville 86-83 (OT)

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  • Basketball

    Missouri comes back to top in-state foe SEMO

    Missouri comes back to top in-state foe SEMO

    Posted 9:49 PM 12/2/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri Men's Basketball Team topped Southeast Missouri State 65-61 on Tuesday night.

    The Tigers trailed for the entirety of the game until freshman D'Angelo Allen buried his first career 3-pointer with four minutes left to put Missouri up 57-55.

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  • Sports

    Blues sign Martin Brodeur to 1-year deal

    Blues sign Martin Brodeur to 1-year deal

    Posted 7:41 PM 12/2/2014

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Blues signed 42-year-old goalie Martin Brodeur to a one-year contract, picking up the NHL's career leader in games, wins and shutouts while Brian Elliott is out with a knee injury.

    Brodeur began practicing with St. Louis last week. He played 21 seasons for (More)

  • Baseball

    Cardinals sign pitcher Matt Belisle

    Cardinals sign pitcher Matt Belisle

    Posted 5:35 PM 12/2/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals added more bullpen help, agreeing Tuesday to a $3.5 million, one-year contract with free agent Matt Belisle.

    The 34-year-old right-hander has made 70 or more relief appearances in four of the last five seasons and led the NL with 80 in 2012.

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  • Basketball

    Local Scores: Monday, December 1

    Local Scores: Monday, December 1

    Posted 10:10 PM 12/1/2014 by Stephanie Lorenc, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from around the area on Monday, December 1.

    Boys Basketball

    • Boonville defeated Eugene 91-27
    • Battle defeated Sacred Heart 68-60
    • Fulton defeated Moberly 56-25

    Girls Basketball

    • Fulton defeated California 42-37

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    Mizzou's Baggett wins Co-SEC Special Teams Player of the Week

    Mizzou's Baggett wins Co-SEC Special Teams Player of the Week

    Posted 6:49 PM 12/1/2014 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - After being a target on social media for missing two extra points two weeks ago, Andrew Baggett won an award for his performance last Saturday.

    Baggett hit two critical field goals in a 21-14 win against Arkansas. He made attempts from 52 yards and then another from 50 right (More)

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    SEC fines Missouri for fans storming field

    SEC fines Missouri for fans storming field

    Posted 5:09 PM 12/1/2014 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The SEC fined Missouri $25,000 Monday for fans entering the field following the team's 21-14 win against Arkansas Saturday.

    This is Mizzou's second offense for rushing the field or court since the Tigers moved to the Southeastern Conference in 2012.

    Fans last rushed the (More)

  • Football

    St. Louis police group criticizes Rams players

    St. Louis police group criticizes Rams players

    Posted 10:12 AM 12/1/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Police Officers Association said the five Rams players who stood with their hands raised before Sunday's game should be disciplined and the NFL should publicly apologize.

    Some witnesses said Michael Brown, who was black, had his hands up before being fatally (More)

  • Friday Night Fever

    Battle football caps dream run with a state title

    Battle football caps dream run with a state title

    Posted 2:45 PM 11/30/2014 by Eric Kelly and Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Reporters

    ST. LOUIS - One year ago, the Battle Spartans finished up their first varsity football season after losing to Troy Buchanan in districts. Now, the Spartans have a state football championship. 

    In their first season with playoff eligibility, the Spartans defeated the Nixa Eagles (More)

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