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    SEC East overshadowed by more powerful West

    SEC East overshadowed by more powerful West

    Posted 2:14 PM 10/8/2014 by The Associated Press

    ATHENS, Georgia (AP) - An important Southeastern Conference Eastern Division showdown is being overshadowed this week by another deluge of compelling SEC West games.

    The only ranked teams from the SEC East will meet on Saturday when No. 13 Georgia visits No. 23 Missouri in a game which (More)

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    Special Olympic athlete chases gold to honor late father

    Posted 8:11 AM 10/8/2014 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports

    HOLTS SUMMIT - The Missouri Special Olympic State Outdoor Games concluded Sunday. While many athletes competed, the games took on a little extra importance for one competitor.

    Keith Lueckenhoff, of Jefferson City, is a 41-year-old man with Down syndrome. He teamed up with Missouri Special (More)

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    Mizzou gets bike-friendly for Georgia game

    Mizzou gets bike-friendly for Georgia game

    Posted 4:58 AM 10/8/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Missouri football fans who arrive early to tailgate before Saturday's home game against Georgia may see a few more two-wheeled tailgaters.

    The university's athletics department is installing bike racks on the east side of the Hearnes Center in an effort to promote (More)

  • Sports

    Local Scores: Tuesday, October 7

    Local Scores: Tuesday, October 7

    Posted 10:22 PM 10/7/2014 by Chelsea Vaughn, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here is a local score from Tuesday, October 7th.


    Softball

    Harrisburg 12 , California 2

     

  • Baseball

    Cardinals sink Kershaw again, head to another NLCS

    Cardinals sink Kershaw again, head to another NLCS

    Posted 8:09 PM 10/7/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals tagged Clayton Kershaw in the seventh inning for the second straight time, riding Matt Adams' go-ahead, three-run homer to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday and a fourth consecutive trip to the NL Championship Series.

    Following (More)

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    Lackey, long balls lift Cards over Dodgers 3-1

    Lackey, long balls lift Cards over Dodgers 3-1

    Posted 12:09 AM 10/7/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Kolten Wong hit a two-run homer to snap a seventh-inning tie, Matt Carpenter went deep for the third straight game and John Lackey lived up to his big-game reputation as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 Monday night to take a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five (More)

  • Friday Night Fever

    Week seven Friday Night Fever plays of the week

    Poll results are no longer available.

    Posted 9:13 PM 10/6/2014 by KOMU 8 Sports

    Here are your Friday Night Fever plays of the week from week seven! Voting ends Friday afternoon at 3. Make sure to watch KOMU 8 News at 10 on Fridays for all of your mid-Missouri football coverage!

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    AT&T and MU announce wireless upgrade at football field

    Posted 7:08 PM 10/6/2014 by Alex Brown, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Seven Saturdays a year, Memorial Stadium normally fills with more than 70,000 rowdy fans. 

    However, on Monday, the stadium was quiet and peaceful as AT&T and Mizzou officials led a tour to showcase a new wireless system. 

    The system is a multi-million dollar (More)

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    Missouri to travel to The Swamp for evening game

    Missouri to travel to The Swamp for evening game

    Posted 11:55 AM 10/6/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri football team will head to The Swamp for an evening game on Oct. 18. On Monday the Southeastern Conference announced the Gators will host the Tigers with a 6 p.m. CT kickoff, scheduled to appear on either ESPN or ESPN2.

    The network will finalize the channel (More)

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    Royals beat Angels 8-3 to finish off ALDS sweep

    Royals beat Angels 8-3 to finish off ALDS sweep

    Posted 10:44 PM 10/5/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Royals waited nearly three decades to return to the postseason. Now that they're here, they want to stick around for a while.

    Alex Gordon hit a bases-clearing double in the first inning, Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas each homered and the wild-card Royals (More)

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    Fake punt helps 49ers beat Chiefs 22-17

    Fake punt helps 49ers beat Chiefs 22-17

    Posted 6:37 PM 10/5/2014 by The Associated Press

    SANTA CLARA, California (AP) - Colin Kaepernick threw for 201 yards and a touchdown, Frank Gore ran for 107 yards and the San Francisco 49ers converted a fake punt to beat the Kansas City Chiefs 22-17 on Sunday.

    The 49ers (3-2) turned to a trick play on fourth-and-1 from their own 29 early (More)

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    Eagles beat Rams behind defense, special teams

    Eagles beat Rams behind defense, special teams

    Posted 3:42 PM 10/5/2014 by The Associated Press

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Nick Foles threw two touchdown passes, the defense and special teams each scored, and the Philadelphia Eagles held on for a 34-28 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday.

    The Eagles (4-1) rebounded from a tough loss at San Francisco with a strong all-around (More)

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    Missouri to host Georgia with morning kick-off

    Missouri to host Georgia with morning kick-off

    Posted 1:03 PM 10/5/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri football team finally knows the start time for Oct. 11 home game. The Tigers will officially kick-off their first home conference game of the season against the Georgia Bulldogs at 11 a.m. CT on CBS.

    The game time and broadcast network information was released on (More)

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  • Football. Marcus Murphy, Shane Ray Win Weekly SEC Honors

    Senior TB/KR Marcus Murphy and junior DE Shane Ray were named the SEC's Special Teams Player of the Week and Defensive Lineman of the Week.

  • W. Volleyball. Mizzou Volleyball Continues Road Trip at No. 8 Florida Friday

    Mizzou volleyball will head to Gainesville for a SEC showdown with No. 8 Florida on Friday at 6 p.m. on the SEC Network. It will be Mizzou's first match against a ranked opponent this season and it will be the first time that Mizzou faces a top-10 team on the...

  • Football. Mizzou Hosts Vanderbilt for 2014 Homecoming

    The Missouri Tigers (5-2 overall, 2-1 SEC) return home for the annual Homecoming game Saturday afternoon, when they will take on the Vanderbilt Commodores (2-5, 0-4) at Faurot Field/Memorial Stadium. Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. CT, with the game being televised on the SEC Network.

  • W. Golf. Meek Earns Top-10 Finish at Mercedes Benz

    Sophomore Jess Meek used a third round 2-over par performance to move into the top 10 at the Mercedes Benz Collegiate Classic in Knoxville, Tenn. on Sunday. The Carnoustie, Scotland, native finished the tournament 8-over par (76-72-73--221) in total, recording three birdies in the third round of play to move...

  • W. Soccer. Mizzou Suffers 1-0 Defeat to Visiting Alabama on Sunday

    Alabama used a goal in the 84th minute to post a 1-0 win over the Mizzou soccer team Sunday afternoon at Walton Stadium. With the loss, the Tigers fell to 10-4-2 overall and 5-3-0 in Southeastern Conference action, while the Crimson Tide improved to 9-4-3 and 4-2-2.