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    Five Mizzou wrestlers named to NWCA All-Academic Team

    Five Mizzou wrestlers named to NWCA All-Academic Team

    Posted 4:24 PM 5/26/2015 by Abby Rice, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Five members of Missouri's wrestling team were named to the 2015 National Wrestling Coaches Association All-Academic Team Friday.

    Redshirt senior Johnny Eblen, sophomore Joey Lavallee, redshirt freshman Willie Miklus, redshirt sophomore Zach Synon and redshirt senior Alan Waters (More)

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    Blues retain Ken Hitchcock as coach for another season

    Blues retain Ken Hitchcock as coach for another season

    Posted 3:30 PM 5/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Blues are sticking with veteran coach Ken Hitchcock for another season.

    The Blues and Hitchcock on Tuesday announced a one-year contract. Financial terms were not disclosed.

    Hitchcock took over as Blues coach during the 2011-2012 season. He has led St. (More)

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    Cardinals outlast Diamondbacks 3-2 in 10 innings

    Cardinals outlast Diamondbacks 3-2 in 10 innings

    Posted 7:20 PM 5/25/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jhonny Peralta hit a game-ending homer in the 10th inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday.

    Peralta's leadoff drive to left on a 1-2 pitch from J.C. Ramirez (1-1) was his fourth career game-winning homer. The (More)

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    Gardner, Yankees rough up Guthrie, Royals 14-1

    Gardner, Yankees rough up Guthrie, Royals 14-1

    Posted 7:15 PM 5/25/2015 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - Brett Gardner, Brian McCann and Chase Headley homered during an eight-run first inning and the New York Yankees quickly erased the memory of a lost weekend, romping past the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 14-1 Monday.

    Stephen Drew added another three-run homer off a (More)

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    Carl Edwards wins the Coca-Cola 600

    Carl Edwards wins the Coca-Cola 600

    Posted 9:50 PM 5/24/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU Sports Digital Producer

    CONCORD, North Carolina - Carl Edwards snapped a 31-race winless streak with a win in Charlotte in the Coca-Cola 600.

    "This does not feel like one of 24 wins. This one feels pretty big to me," Edwards told the Associated Press. "I just cannot thank Joe Gibbs and everyone at Joe Gibbs (More)

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    Missouri softball's season ends at hands of UCLA

    Missouri softball's season ends at hands of UCLA

    Posted 7:42 PM 5/24/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU Sports Digital Producer

    LOS ANGELES - The Tigers' season comes to an end after a loss in game two to the Bruins by a score of 10-6.

    This loss comes after a 7-4 loss in game one as UCLA took the three-game series two games to none. In the defeat, Tori Finucane and Paige Lowary combined to throw seven innings (More)

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    Wacha improves to 7-0, Cards end 3-game skid by beating KC

    Wacha improves to 7-0, Cards end 3-game skid by beating KC

    Posted 7:05 PM 5/24/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Unbeaten Michael Wacha won for the seventh straight time this year and the St. Louis Cardinals ended their season-worst three-game losing streak by beating the Kansas City Royals 6-1 Sunday.

    Wacha held the majors' best-hitting team to one unearned run and five (More)

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    William Woods golfers finish second at nationals

    William Woods golfers finish second at nationals

    Posted 9:54 PM 5/22/2015 by Justin Cowan, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The William Woods University men's golf team finished a program best second-place in the NAIA National Championship.

    The Owls shot a 4-over-par 1156, just 11 shots behind the tournament champions Coastal Georgia. Sophomore David Houlding placed second individually with an 8-under-par 280.

    Both Houlding and sophomore David Wells were named to the All-Tournament team after finishing in the top-15.

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    Cardinals fall to Mets, 5-0

    Cardinals fall to Mets, 5-0

    Posted 3:35 PM 5/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - Jacob deGrom retired his final 23 batters following a first-inning single, and Lucas Duda hit two long homers to nearly the same spot Thursday during the New York Mets' 5-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.

    deGrom struck out 11 Cardinals batters over eight dominant (More)

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    Missouri eliminated at SEC tournament

    Missouri eliminated at SEC tournament

    Posted 2:56 PM 5/21/2015 by Austin Hough, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    HOOVER, AL - The Missouri baseball team's chances of making the NCAA tournament took a big hit Thursday morning, as the Tigers lost to the Alabama Crimson Tide 4-3, eliminating them from the SEC Tournament.

    Just like Wednesday, the Tigers got off to a good start. Missouri scored two runs (More)

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    Cardinals dominate Mets with a 9-0 win

    Cardinals dominate Mets with a 9-0 win

    Posted 10:15 PM 5/20/2015 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - Matt Adams hit a long three-run homer, Jason Heyward also connected and the St. Louis Cardinals enjoyed their second consecutive offensive outburst, roughing up Bartolo Colon in a 9-0 rout of the New York Mets on Wednesday night.

    Matt Holliday and Kolten Wong both had three (More)

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    Royals earn a 7-1 victory over the Reds

    Royals earn a 7-1 victory over the Reds

    Posted 10:11 PM 5/20/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jeremy Guthrie pitched six shutout innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-1 on Wednesday night.

    The Royals tied a club record with 24 consecutive scoreless innings, which was set June 9-12, 1976. That streak ended in the seventh when Brandon (More)

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    Cardinals dominate Mets with a 9-0 win

    Cardinals dominate Mets with a 9-0 win

    Posted 9:44 PM 5/20/2015 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - Matt Adams hit a long three-run homer, Jason Heyward also connected and the St. Louis Cardinals enjoyed their second consecutive offensive outburst, roughing up Bartolo Colon in a 9-0 rout of the New York Mets on Wednesday night.

    Matt Holliday and Kolten Wong both had three (More)

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  • Baseball. Former Mizzou Standout Ryan Lollis Called Up the Big Leagues

    Former Mizzou baseball standout Ryan Lollis was called up to Major League Baseball’s San Francisco Giants on Friday (July 3). Lollis, a 37th-round pick by the Giants in 2009, was a standout for the Tigers for four seasons. He was a 2008 All-Big 12 honorable mention selection and helped Mizzou...

  • W. Golf. Mizzou Women's Golf Releases Fall Schedule

    Mizzou women’s golf head coach Stephanie Priesmeyer announced the fall 2015 schedule on Thursday. The Tigers will compete in five total tournaments across the country during the fall season and will take on some of the top programs nationally.

  • W. Volleyball. Paola Ampudia Enjoying Success With Colombia At World Grand Prix

    Former Mizzou volleyball All-American Paola Ampudia has continued outstanding success in her professional career, as she recently helped lead the Colombian National Team to a 3-0 win over Kenya at the FIVB World Grand Prix.

  • W. Swimming. Four Mizzou Tigers Set for World University Games

    Four current and former members of the Mizzou swimming and diving team are set to compete for their respective countries at the World University, which run July 2-14 in Gwangju City, South Korea. Diver Lauren Reedy (Rochester Hills, Mich.) will represent the United States, Nadine Laemmler (Wackersdorf, Bavaria, Germany) and...

  • M. Swimming. Four Mizzou Tigers Set for World University Games

    Four current and former members of the Mizzou swimming and diving team are set to compete for their respective countries at the World University, which run July 2-14 in Gwangju City, South Korea. Diver Lauren Reedy (Rochester Hills, Mich.) will represent the United States, Nadine Laemmler (Wackersdorf, Bavaria, Germany) and...