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    Gordon's 3 RBIs Help Royals Beat White Sox 7-5

    Gordon's 3 RBIs Help Royals Beat White Sox 7-5

    Posted 7:32 PM 4/4/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Alex Gordon drove in three runs and Jeremy Guthrie pitched effectively into the sixth inning as the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 7-5 in their home opener Friday.

    Gordon hit a bases-clearing double in the first inning and Guthrie allowed four runs on (More)

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    Cardinals beat Reds 7-6 to take 2 of 3 in series

    Cardinals beat Reds 7-6 to take 2 of 3 in series

    Posted 8:09 PM 4/3/2014 by The Associated Press

    CINCINNATI (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals overcame another long delay and Todd Frazier's two homers on Thursday, holding on to beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-6 and take two of three in their season-opening series.

    The first pitch was delayed 3 hours, 42 minutes because of rain. The Cardinals (More)

  • News

    Missouri Basketball's Zach Price Arrested Twice in One Day

    Posted 8:01 PM 4/3/2014 by Alexis Rogers, KOMU 8 News Reporter

    COLUMBIA - MU basketball player James Zach Price was arrested and taken to the Boone County Jail twice Thursday on assault charges. 

    The first incident happened Wednesday afternoon when Columbia Police Sergeant Joe Bernhard said Price rammed a 23-year-old male and a 23-year-old female (More)

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    Missouri Basketball's Zach Price Arrested on Assault Charges

    Missouri Basketball's Zach Price Arrested on Assault Charges

    Posted 10:31 AM 4/3/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA- The Columbia Police Department arrested Missouri basketball player James Zach Price, 20, early Thursday morning on suspicion of third degree assault and third degree domestic assault. 

    Columbia Police confirmed officers were dispatched to Heather Lane and Ash Street around (More)

  • Sports

    Reds Break Record Slump, Beat Cardinals 1-0 in 9th

    Reds Break Record Slump, Beat Cardinals 1-0 in 9th

    Posted 11:45 PM 4/2/2014 by The Associated Press

    CINCINNATI (AP) - Chris Heisey's single in the bottom of the ninth inning ended Cincinnati's record scoreless streak to open a season and sent the Reds to a 1-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night following a long rain delay.

    The Reds set a modern franchise record by (More)

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    Vargas Strong but Royals Fall 2-1 to Tigers in 10

    Vargas Strong but Royals Fall 2-1 to Tigers in 10

    Posted 6:52 PM 4/2/2014 by The Associated Press

    DETROIT (AP) - Under last year's rules, the Kansas City Royals would have had men on first and third with two out in the 10th inning of a tie game.

    Instead, their rally ended after a replay review - but that was OK with manager Ned Yost.

    "That's exactly why the system is there - to (More)

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    William Woods Men, Women Claim Golf Titles

    William Woods Men, Women Claim Golf Titles

    Posted 6:11 PM 4/2/2014 by Creighton Hayes, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    FULTON - The William Woods University Men and Women's Golf teams each claimed titles Wednesday at the William Woods Spring Invitational.

    The No. 4-ranked (NAIA) WWU men's golf team picked up its third straight win of the season, as the Owls won by 41 shots over several area colleges and (More)

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    Missouri's Jabari Brown Enters Name into NBA Draft

    Missouri's Jabari Brown Enters Name into NBA Draft

    Posted 4:20 PM 4/2/2014 by Creighton Hayes, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri Junior guard Jabari Brown announced Wednesday he will enter his name into the 2014 NBA Draft.

    The decision makes Brown eligible for feedback from the National Basketball Association office and gives him the opportunity to either sign with an agent or return to Missouri (More)

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    Cardinals End Spring Training Focused on Championship

    Cardinals End Spring Training Focused on Championship

    Posted 9:58 PM 4/1/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    JUPITER, Fla - Jupiter, Florida might be the most aptly named city in the country. Every February this relatively small town in southeastern Florida turns into its own baseball planet. Bikinis and swim trunks are washed away for two months by a sea of Cardinal red.

    Getting your favorite (More)

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    Tuesday, April 1: Local Scores

    Tuesday, April 1: Local Scores

    Posted 8:38 PM 4/1/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

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

    High School Baseball

    Mexico 7, Kirksville 1

    Fulton 12, Eldon 4

    North Callaway 12, Wellsville 2

    Hallsville 9 (More)

  • Football

    Rams Sign WR Kenny Britt

    Rams Sign WR Kenny Britt

    Posted 7:55 PM 4/1/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have signed Kenny Britt to a free agent deal, adding depth to a young group at wide receiver.

    The Rams also added defensive lineman Alex Carrington on Tuesday. In other recent moves, St. Louis added backup quarterback Shaun Hill, linebacker Etienne (More)

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    Missouri Baseball Focuses on 'Togetherness'

    Posted 3:30 PM 4/1/2014 by Ashley Arp, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Missouri baseball head coach, Tim Jamieson said the team had a lot of issues with togetherness during the 2013 season, its first year in the Southeastern Conference (SEC). Jamieson was in his nineteenth season of coaching at MU, and the team ended the season with 18 wins and (More)

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    Monday, March 31: Local Scores

    Monday, March 31: Local Scores

    Posted 8:09 PM 3/31/2014 by James Packard, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Here are the local scores for Monday, March 31

    High School Baseball:

    Fulton 7, Fr. Tolton 4

    Helias 9, Boonville 4

    Rock Bridge 17, Battle 4

    Blair Oaks 14, N. Callaway 2

    NAIA Baseball:

    Central Methodist University 2, Saint Mary (KS) 3

    Central Methodist University 10, Saint Mary (KS) 5

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