• Mizzou Xtra

    Live Stream: News Conference on Dorial Green-Beckham Dismissal

    Live Stream: News Conference on Dorial Green-Beckham Dismissal

    Posted 4:22 PM 4/11/2014 by KOMU DIgital Staff

    COLUMBIA - KOMU 8 News live streamed the news conference by MU Athletic Director Mike Alden regarding the dismissal of Dorial Green-Beckham from the football team. Complete video will be posted shortly.

    Alden told reporters the decision should send a message to current and future Mizzou (More)

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  • Mizzou Xtra

    Mizzou Football Dismisses Dorial Green-Beckham

    Mizzou Football Dismisses Dorial Green-Beckham

    Posted 3:03 PM 4/11/2014 by Mihir Bhagat and Jack Wascher, KOMU 8 Sports Reporters

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri football team dismissed wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham, the former No. 1 overall recruit in the country, from the program Friday. The decision was made by head coach Gary Pinkel in conjunction with athletic director Mike Alden. 

    "This decision was made with (More)

  • Baseball

    Final Scores from April 10, 2014

    Final Scores from April 10, 2014

    Posted 9:05 PM 4/10/2014 by Clayton Conness, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    Final scores from high school baseball action on April 10, 2014 include:

    North Callaway 11, Community R-6 0

    Fulton 1, Mexico 0

    Final scores from NCAA Men's Tennis action on April 10, 2014 include:

    Westminster 5 (More)

  • Sports

    Missouri Basketball Commit Namon Wright Gets Recognized

    Missouri Basketball Commit Namon Wright Gets Recognized

    Posted 5:30 PM 4/10/2014 by Thomas Bradbury, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - A future Missouri Tiger received an honor Thursday. The 6-foot-5 shooting guard Namon Wright has been named a 2014 All-American by BallIsLife.com.

    He will compete in the publication's annual All-Star game on May 3 at Long Beach City College.

    Wright had an impressive year (More)

  • Sports

    Missouri Softball Coach Gets 500th Win

    Missouri Softball Coach Gets 500th Win

    Posted 5:00 PM 4/10/2014 by Thomas Bradbury, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri Softball coach Ehren Earleywine achieved a milestone Wednesday evening. He won his 500th game as a head coach. The achievement came in the form of a 4-2 win over Western Illinois.

    Earleywine began his head coaching career in 2003 at Georgia Tech. During his time there (More)

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  • Mizzou Xtra

    MU Basketball Dismisses Zach Price

    MU Basketball Dismisses Zach Price

    Posted 2:00 PM 4/10/2014 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - University of Missouri Basketball coach Frank Haith dismissed James Zach Price from the team Thursday.

    Missouri Basketball guard Earnest Ross filed a restraining order April 2 against Price. In the restraining order, Ross wrote, "I feel threatened by this activity and violated. (More)

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    Text Messages Shed Light on DGB Burglary, Assault Allegations

    Posted 1:44 PM 4/10/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - According to documents obtained by KOMU 8 News from the Columbia Police Department on Thursday, a burglary and assault involving Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham occurred around 2:36 a.m. on Sunday, April 6.

    The report states Dorial Green-Beckham arrived at the (More)

  • Mizzou Xtra

    No Arrests to Be Made in Burglary Involving MU Football Player

    No Arrests to Be Made in Burglary Involving MU Football Player

    Posted 12:47 PM 4/10/2014 by Catie Laylin, KOMU Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Columbia Police announced Thursday no arrests will be made in a burglary incident  involving University of Missouri football player, Dorial Green-Beckham.

    Columbia Police said a burglary investigation began at 2:36 a.m. Sunday at Brookside Townhomes off Old Plank Road.

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  • Sports

    CMU Golfer, Julian Taylor, Wins Golfer of the Week

    CMU Golfer, Julian Taylor, Wins Golfer of the Week

    Posted 10:41 PM 4/9/2014 by Jonathan Casey, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    KANSAS CITY - After a dominating performance at the WWU Spring Invitational, Julian Taylor was named the American Midwest Conference and the NAIA National Men's Golfer of the Week for the second time this season.

    Taylor, a junior at William Woods University, led the charge for the No. 4 (More)

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    Missouri Snags Four-Star Quarterback, Drew Lock

    Missouri Snags Four-Star Quarterback, Drew Lock

    Posted 10:06 PM 4/9/2014 by Jonathan Casey, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri acquired another major recruit, Drew Lock, after he verbally committed Wednesday, April 2.

    Lock is ranked second in the state and fifth for pro-style quarterbacks in the nation according to Rivals.com. Currently a junior at Lee's Summit high school, the pro-style (More)

  • Sports

    Wednesday, March 9: Local Scores

    Wednesday, March 9: Local Scores

    Posted 9:54 PM 4/9/2014 by Jonathan Casey, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some lcoal scores from around the area on Wednesday, April 9.

    NCAA Softball

    Missouri 4, Western Illinois 2

    Missouri 5, Western Illinois 0

    High School Baseball

    Helias 7, Hickman 6

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  • Baseball

    Gordon homers, Drives in Four as Royals Beat Rays

    Gordon homers, Drives in Four as Royals Beat Rays

    Posted 4:01 PM 4/9/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Alex Gordon hit a three-run homer and matched a career high with four RBIs, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 7-3 rout of the Tampa Bay Rays in their series finale Wednesday.

    Nori Aoki, Johnny Giavotella and Billy Butler also drove in runs for the Royals, who have (More)

  • Sports

    Reds Beat Cardinals, Avoid Sweep

    Reds Beat Cardinals, Avoid Sweep

    Posted 3:42 PM 4/9/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Billy Hamilton had three hits and his first two steals, and scored easily after tagging up on a shallow outfield pop fly to support a strong outing from Mike Leake in the Cincinnati Reds' 4-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday.

    Leake (1-1) allowed four hits (More)

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MIzzou Central

  • Track. Peoples Starts Week with New School Record

    Junior Kearsten Peoples kicked off the Tigers' final week of regular season travel on Wednesday with a new Missouri School Record mark at the Emporia Midweek Open in Emporia, Kan. The team is once again dividing forces, heading to three of the premier meets this weekend with the Penn Relays...

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    Notes - John Miles made his first midweek start of the season on Wednesday. It was his second start in four games after pitching last Saturday against Mississippi State.- Dylan Kelly ripped a single into left field to open the top of the second inning. He has now reached base...

  • Baseball. Fairbanks Leads Mizzou to 5-2 Win Over Illinois

    Peter Fairbanks (St. Louis, Mo.) went a career-best eight innings, holding Illinois (22-15) to just two runs as Mizzou (19-21) claimed a 5-2 victory over the Illini Wednesday (April 23) night at Busch Stadium. Fairbanks needed only 84 pitches in his eight innings of work, throwing 57 strikes and striking...

  • Softball. No. 15 Mizzou 5, Missouri State 0 - Game Notes

    After Wednesday's victory, Mizzou improved to 7-0 against Missouri State under head coach Ehren Earleywine. The Tigers have thoroughly controlled the last three meetings with the in-state school, outscoring the Bears a combined 24-0.

  • Softball. Finucane and No. 15 Mizzou Blank Missouri State, 5-0

    Shutout pitching from Finucane and extra-base hits from Randazzo and Genovese set the tone, as No. 15 Mizzou (36-12) defeated Missouri State, 5-0.