KOMU.com https://www.komu.com/ KOMU.com Sports Sports en-us Copyright 2018, KOMU.com. All Rights Reserved. Feed content is not avaialble for commercial use. () () Mon, 22 Oct 2018 HH:10:ss GMT Synapse CMS 10 KOMU.com https://www.komu.com/ 144 25 Mahomes breaks another NFL record as Chiefs handle the Bengals in Sunday night blowout https://www.komu.com/news/mahomes-breaks-another-nfl-record-as-chiefs-handle-the-bengals-in-sunday-night-blowout/ https://www.komu.com/news/mahomes-breaks-another-nfl-record-as-chiefs-handle-the-bengals-in-sunday-night-blowout/ Sports Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:59:49 PM Mark Powers KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer Mahomes breaks another NFL record as Chiefs handle the Bengals in Sunday night blowout

Kansas City - The Kansas City Chiefs (6-1) might just have something special. Sensational quarterback Patrick Mahomes launched four touchdown passes in a 45-10 primetime dismantling of the Cincinnati Bengals (4-3).

Everywhere you looked for Kansas City there were standout performances. Kareem Hunt ran for 86 yards and had three total touchdowns. Tight end Travis Kelce was one of five Chiefs receivers who caught at least four balls. Kelce finished with five catches for 95 yards. Speedster Tyreek Hill contributed seven grabs for 68 yards and a touchdown. Mahomes was dynamite yet again for the Chiefs. He completed passes to eight different receivers and finished the game 28 of 39 for 358 yards and four scores. The 23 year old did toss his fifth interception of the season.

Through the first seven weeks of the season the Chiefs offense has been  unstoppable. The Kansas City attack leads the NFL in scoring, while its leader, Mahomes, is second in the NFL in passing touchdowns. The gunslinger’s 22 touchdowns through his first eight career games are a new NFL record, breaking Kurt Warner’s record.

The Kansas City offense has been all the rage to begin the season, but it’s the defense that has caused concern for the team as a whole. The defense entered Sunday night’s game last in the NFL in yards allowed per game. None of this was evident on Sunday, however, as the defense held the high flying Bengals offense to a season low 10 points. Cincinnati managed just 239 yards and 15 first downs on a night when punter Kevin Huber trotted onto the field five times to punt.

The Chiefs will be back at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday as the Denver Broncos arrive for an AFC West showdown. Kansas City beat Denver 27-23 in a week four meeting in Denver.


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Mizzou soccer honors seniors with 2-0 triumph https://www.komu.com/news/mizzou-soccer-honors-seniors-with-2-0-triumph/ https://www.komu.com/news/mizzou-soccer-honors-seniors-with-2-0-triumph/ Sports Sun, 21 Oct 2018 8:58:46 PM Mark Powers KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer Mizzou soccer honors seniors with 2-0 triumph

Columbia - The Missouri soccer team scored a critical 2-0 victory over Florida on senior day at Walton Stadium. The victory over the Gators was the second in program history. More importantly, the win gives the Tigers 10 points in the SEC and keeps their postseason hopes alive with one match left in the regular season.

The Tigers got the scoring started quickly in the 10th minute when Jefferson City native Sarah Luebbert notched her fourth goal of the season. Bella Alessi played a spectacular ball across the face of the goal, and all Luebbert had to do was tap it in to put the Tigers ahead 1-0. Skye Kingsley added an important insurance goal in the 65th minute.

The Tiger defense was outstanding on Sunday afternoon and limited Florida to just four shots on goal, as Kelsey Dossey recorded her 11th career shutout.

Mizzou will travel to Knoxville, TN for the regular season finale with the Volunteers. The match will have postseason ramifications, as multiple spots in the annual SEC tournament remain available to multiple teams in a crowded Southeastern Conference.


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Mizzou volleyball notches signature win with road upset of Florida https://www.komu.com/news/mizzou-volleyball-notches-signature-win-with-road-upset-of-florida/ https://www.komu.com/news/mizzou-volleyball-notches-signature-win-with-road-upset-of-florida/ Sports Sun, 21 Oct 2018 8:23:06 PM Mark Powers KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer Mizzou volleyball notches signature win with road upset of Florida

Gainesville, FL - The Missouri volleyball team (18-4, 8-2 SEC) captured its most impressive victory of the season with a five set (25-23, 16-25, 25-17, 13-25, 17-15) road win against SEC leading No. 11 Florida. The Tigers have now won six consecutive matches and are settled into third place in the conference.

 The Tigers traded sets with the Gators for the first four sets to set up an exciting fifth set. The Tigers clawed back from deficits of 5-0 and 9-4 to win the 5th set 17-15. Florida out-hit the Tigers .318 to .269 and out-blocked them 4 to 1, but three Mizzou service aces along with 12 final set kills made the difference.

Outside hitter Kylie Deberg led the Tigers front line, especially in the deciding fifth set. She tallied five of her career high 21 kills in the final set to boost the Tigers back from the aforementioned deficits. Andrea Fuentes was fantastic while setting up the Mizzou attack. She finished the match with 47 assists along with 7 digs from her setter position.

Mizzou will put its six match unbeaten streak on the line Friday when LSU visits


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Missouri's Jontay Porter to miss season after knee injury https://www.komu.com/news/missouri-s-jontay-porter-to-miss-season-after-knee-injury/ https://www.komu.com/news/missouri-s-jontay-porter-to-miss-season-after-knee-injury/ Sports Sun, 21 Oct 2018 7:34:47 PM Mark Powers KOMU 8 Digital Producer Missouri's Jontay Porter to miss season after knee injury

COLUMBIA - The Missouri men’s basketball program suffered a crushing blow Sunday night when it was announced that sophomore power forward Jontay Porter will miss the entire 2018-2019 season after tearing the ACL and MCL in his knee. The injury occurred during a closed scrimmage with Southern Illinois.

Porter averaged 9.9 points and 6.8 rebounds as a freshman sixth man last season. He was named to the SEC all – freshman team and the co - SEC sixth man of the year. The 6’11 forward entered the draft initially, but opted to return to school for another year after testing the NBA Draft waters. Porter was projected by some as a sure-fire lottery pick in the 2019 NBA draft prior to the injury.

After a bounce back season last year that included the biggest boost in attendance nationally and a NCAA tournament appearance, the Missouri men’s basketball team was expecting big things this season with Porter leading the charge.  6’10 forward Jeremiah Tilmon and Porter were expected to be one of the top tandems of big men in college basketball this season.  Tilmon’s ability to be a more traditional back to the basket big man complemented Porter’s outside shooting and playmaking.

Missouri has four other scholarship forwards on the roster, but Porter’s shoes will be tough to fill. Tiger fans can expect it to be a team effort as they try and fill Porter’s expected production. The Mizzou men’s basketball team begins the season November 6th when Central Arkansas visits Columbia.


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Missouri bounces back to throttle Memphis 65-33 https://www.komu.com/news/missouri-bounces-back-to-throttle-memphis-65-33/ https://www.komu.com/news/missouri-bounces-back-to-throttle-memphis-65-33/ Sports Sun, 21 Oct 2018 8:17:27 AM The Associated Press Missouri bounces back to throttle Memphis 65-33

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Defense came at a premium in Missouri's homecoming game against Memphis. The teams combined for 68 points in the first half, and continued to keep the scoreboard operator busy in the second.

When it was all said and done, Missouri rolled over Memphis. Drew Lock threw for 350 yards and four touchdowns on 23-for-29 passing, and Missouri defeated Memphis 65-33 in its homecoming game on Saturday.

After losing three straight Southeastern Conference contests, Missouri (4-3) responded with a much-needed victory. It jumped out to a 21-0 lead less than six minutes into the game, and never relinquished it.

"I thought the offensive staff leading up to today, they did a heck of a job of putting together a game plan, finding a way to get us some matchups," Missouri coach Barry Odom said. "Some one-on-one matchups. And formationally, we were able to do some things that really gave us an advantage."

Albert Okwuegbunam took advantage of one-on-one coverage multiple times throughout the contest. He caught six passes for 159 yards and three touchdowns and Jalen Knox had five catches for 104 yards and a score.

All of Memphis' scoring came without star running back Darrell Henderson, who exited the game after four carries in the first quarter. He was seen riding on a stationary bike and left to the locker room in the second quarter.

Henderson entered the game leading the nation with 1,133 rushing yards, 15 total touchdowns and 10.3 yards per carry. Tony Pollard and Patrick Taylor Jr. split carries the rest of the way, and Memphis' rushing attack was limited to 4.6 yards per carry.

Missouri sprinted out of the gates by blocking a punt on Memphis' first drive and Christian Holmes intercepted Brady White's pass for a 42-yard touchdown return on Memphis' second drive.

Memphis (4-4) climbed back with 17 straight points, but Missouri responded with 20 consecutive of its own. Missouri's defense slowed down the visiting Tigers in the second half, and the home Tigers cruised to their first victory since Sept. 15 against Purdue.

THE TAKEAWAY

Memphis: Contrary to its close game against No. 10 Central Florida last week, Memphis looked thoroughly outplayed against Missouri. Memphis fans will be closely watching the status of Henderson's injury.

"Not the showing we wanted to have," Memphis coach Mike Norvell said. "Got off to a slow start, turned the ball over, had miscues in every phase and gave up too many explosive plays defensively and had some missed assignments that really cost us."

Missouri: The Tigers broke out of their three-game losing streak in a big way. Lock and the Missouri offense found its form, and the Tigers look to carry momentum into the second half of SEC play.

TURNING POINT

After 17 unanswered Memphis points, Missouri faced a fourth-and-1 on its own 34. Lock completed a pass to Jonathon Johnson. The next play was a 58-yard touchdown pass to Albert Okwuegbunam. Missouri scored 20 consecutive points to open up its lead.

"It's a pretty gutsy call," Lock said. "The tides turned. We picked that up, we scored. Came back, scored again. The momentum swang in our way. It was a big point in the game."

HENDERSON HURT

Against Missouri, Henderson spent more time riding the bike than running the ball. Memphis coach Mike Norvell described the injury as a "tweak" and declined to be more specific. Pollard was prepared to come in relief.

"It's a 'next man' mentality," Pollard said. "That's how we go about things. You've just got to be ready when your number's called."

UNLOCKED

Lock threw for just one touchdown and five interceptions in his previous three games. The last time he tossed for over 300 yards and four touchdowns came against Wyoming in week two, when he compiled 398 yards and four touchdowns.

"I thought he was smart with the ball," Odom said. "He's continuing to grow, he's such a talented kid and player. In-game adjustments, I thought, was maybe one of the best ways that he's done up to this point."

UP NEXT

Memphis has a bye week before facing East Carolina on Nov. 3.

Missouri returns to conference play with a home matchup next Saturday against No. 14 Kentucky.


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FNF Week 9: High school football photos and videos https://www.komu.com/news/fnf-week-9-high-school-football-photos-and-videos-97534/ https://www.komu.com/news/fnf-week-9-high-school-football-photos-and-videos-97534/ Sports Fri, 19 Oct 2018 5:20:13 PM Jack Lee and Micaela Dea, KOMU 8 Digital Producers FNF Week 9: High school football photos and videos

COLUMBIA - This is the last week of the regular season and it's a cold one.

Our game of the week features a battle of two 5-3 teams as the Moberly Spartans visit the Mexico Bulldogs. Both teams feature defenses that have had success in forcing turnovers over the course of the season.

On the other side of the ball, two high-powered offenses collide in the Boonville Pirates and Southern Boone Eagles. The Pirates have put up at least 30 points in every game they have played this year.

Be sure to tweet your game photos and updates to @komusports. This live blog will feature photos and videos from high school football games around mid-Missouri. Items are in reverse chronological order, with the newest on top.

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The De Smet Spartans aren’t relieving any pressure on Helias High School as # 2 Grant Stegman grabs another touchdown for De Smet! De Smet High School leads Helias High School 37-10 in the third quarter. @KOMUsports pic.twitter.com/lp1Awq2AYM

— Ben Beythoun (@TheBenBeythoun) October 20, 2018


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FNF Week 9: High school football scores from around mid-Missouri https://www.komu.com/news/fnf-week-9-high-school-football-scores-from-around-mid-missouri/ https://www.komu.com/news/fnf-week-9-high-school-football-scores-from-around-mid-missouri/ Sports Fri, 19 Oct 2018 5:16:20 PM Clint Davenport, KOMU 8 Digital Producer FNF Week 9: High school football scores from around mid-Missouri

COLUMBIA - Below are scores from football games around mid-Missouri. Final scores are in bold.

Mexico 7

Moberly 34

Hannibal 28

Battle 41

Oak Park 20

Hickman 17

Francis Howell 21

Rock Bridge  35

Boonville  27

SoBoCo  43

Rockhurst 41

Jeff City   8

Fulton  48

MMA 6

Helias  17

De Smet 51

S. Callaway 33 

N. Callaway  32

Paris  26

Westran  55

Clark County 6

Brookfield  32

Kickapoo  7

Camdenton  49

Cole Camp  21

Lincoln  28

Christian  42

Tolton 23

Knox County 6

Fayette  30

Marceline  49

Harrisburg  0

Hermann  6

Union  41

Macon  37

Centralia  20

Kirksville  26

Marshall  27

Montgomery County   58

Clopton Elsberry  56

St. Clair  49

Owensville  15

Rolla  74

Central  8

Schuyler Cty.  30

Salisbury  34

Strafford  55

Slater  14

Smith-Cotton  29

Center  6

Concordia  0

Tipton  0

Bowling Green 52

Van Far  30

Skyline  0

Warsaw  0

Parkview  56

Waynesville  16

Osage  12

Eldon  31

Versailles  24

Hallsville  39

California  7

Blair Oaks 65


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Blues are checked by Canadiens in final seconds https://www.komu.com/news/blues-are-checked-by-canadiens-in-final-seconds/ https://www.komu.com/news/blues-are-checked-by-canadiens-in-final-seconds/ Sports Wed, 17 Oct 2018 9:44:43 PM Sarah Bush, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer Blues are checked by Canadiens in final seconds

MONTREAL- The St. Louis Blues had hopes of winning their second game of the season as they arrived in Montreal to play The Canadiens. Unfortunately for St. Louis, it will leave disappointed due to a score of 3-2.

Montreal scored its first goal with only 39 seconds into the first period. They had this 1-0 lead until the second period, where St. Louis' Vince Dunn tied it up on a power play goal. Four minutes later, The Canadiens scored another goal to enter the final period up one.

The Blues kept trying to play catch up for the majority of the third period, and they scored another power play goal around sixteen minutes, this time from Brayden Schenn. The game looked as if it was going into overtime with the score at 2-2, but Montreal's Brendan Gallagher put the puck in the net with just ten seconds left to play, giving St. Louis its third straight loss.

The St. Louis Blues will try to turn their season around in Toronto on Saturday, where they play The Maple Leafs at 6 PM.


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Columbia College soccer takes down Park University 4-1 https://www.komu.com/news/columbia-college-soccer-takes-down-park-university-4-1/ https://www.komu.com/news/columbia-college-soccer-takes-down-park-university-4-1/ Sports Wed, 17 Oct 2018 8:24:41 PM Sarah Bush, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter Columbia College soccer takes down Park University 4-1

PARKVILLE, MO- The Columbia College women's soccer team traveled to Parkville, where it played Park University in The American Midwest Conference's Game of the Week. The Cougars defeated the Pirates 4-1.

The Columbia College Cougars started off strong, as sophomore Molly Klein scored on the team's first shot on goal less than 10 minutes into the match. At about the 20 minute mark, Columbia College's Samantha Bassler blasted another ball into the back of the net, making the half-time score 2-0.

The Cougars did not ease up in the second half as Lucy Kingsley extended the lead to 3-0 with an early goal. In attempt to keep the hopes alive, Park University answered, cutting Columbia's lead to two. Their effort was not enough as Molly Klein sealed the victory for the Cougars with her second goal of the game.

Columbia College is now 10-4 on the season and 8-1 in conference play. The Cougars are back on the pitch on Saturday, where they host Harris-Stowe State at 12 PM.


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Sophie Cunningham earns preseason accolades https://www.komu.com/news/sophie-cunningham-earns-preseason-accolades/ https://www.komu.com/news/sophie-cunningham-earns-preseason-accolades/ Sports Wed, 17 Oct 2018 4:22:21 PM Chance Sticklen, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer Sophie Cunningham earns preseason accolades

COLUMBIA - On Tuesday, the Southeastern Conference picked the Missouri women's basketball team to finish fifth in the 2018-19 SEC preseason media poll.

Senior Sophie Cunningham was one of seven players chosen to the preseason All-SEC team.

Each of the teams selected in front of Missouri (Mississippi State, South Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia) advanced to the NCAA Tournament last season, along with the Tigers.

Last season, Cunningham was one of only three players to receive votes for the preseason SEC Women's Basketball Player of the Year award. She also averaged 18.5 points and nearly five rebounds per game for the Tigers last season.


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Jontay Porter recognized, Missouri Basketball picked 9th in SEC poll https://www.komu.com/news/jontay-porter-recognized-missouri-basketball-picked-9th-in-sec-poll/ https://www.komu.com/news/jontay-porter-recognized-missouri-basketball-picked-9th-in-sec-poll/ Sports Wed, 17 Oct 2018 3:58:00 PM Chance Sticklen, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer Jontay Porter recognized, Missouri Basketball picked 9th in SEC poll

COLUMBIA - On Wednesday, Missouri men’s basketball player Jontay Porter was selected Preseason Second Team All-SEC by the Southeastern Conference media.

Porter, who plays forward for the Tigers, will be entering his sophomore year with the program.

Porter had a big freshman season for Missouri, earning SEC Co-Sixth Man of the Year and SEC All-Freshman Team accolades. As a freshman, he averaged nine points and nearly seven rebounds per game.

Along with Porters’ recognition, the Missouri men’s basketball team was also chosen to finish ninth in the SEC media preseason poll.

Missouri will open up its 2018-19 season on November 6th against Central Arkansas at Mizzou Arena.


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U.S. Soccer settles for a late draw against Peru https://www.komu.com/news/u-s-soccer-settles-for-a-late-draw-against-peru/ https://www.komu.com/news/u-s-soccer-settles-for-a-late-draw-against-peru/ Sports Tue, 16 Oct 2018 10:05:56 PM Ben Miglore, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer U.S. Soccer settles for a late draw against Peru

EAST HARTFORD – The U.S. Men's National Team took on Peru at the University of Connecticut Tuesday, faltering late to settle for a 1-1 draw in the friendly.

Interim manager Dave Sarachan opted to make nine changes to the lineup that lost 4-2 to Columbia last week, including putting Brad Guzan back in goal. The veteran keeper had one more appearance then the rest of the starting XI combined. With youth being the name of the game, you'd expect some errors. But the inexperienced side almost broke through first in the 15th minute. Jonathan Amon, one of three international debutants for the U.S., put a lofted through pass just out of the reach of Tim Weah who was unmarked in the Peru box.

For the rest of the first half, the inexperience showed through. The midfielders gave the ball away far too often. Fortunately the center-half pairing of Cameron Carter-Vickers and Aaron Long bailed them out every time. The duo guided the U.S. into halftime still scoreless.

The Americans came out of the break strong, winning a free kick early in the second half just wide of the 18-yard box. Kellyn Acosta took the kick, pulling a pass back to Josh Sargent, who after a deflection found the back of the net. The 48th minute goal was Sargent's second for the National Team.

The U.S. dropped off visibly about 20 minutes later, playing much more defensively. Peru’s Andy Polo nearly found the tying goal. He crashing a 30-yard screamer off the underside of the bar in the 75th minute. Raul Ruidiaz was unable to finish the favorable rebound, too.

In an attempt to see the game out, Sarachan subbed in the veteran DeAndre Yedlin to try and sure up the defense. The swap had the opposite effect. Yedlin switched off mentally in the 86th minute, crowding the center of the box and allowing Edison Flores to sneak onto the back post, tapping in the late equalizer.

The U.S. was unable to find any more momentum, settling for a draw against the South American side.

The Americans won’t be home again this year, with trips to England and Italy looming in the next international break. 

 


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Patriots fan charged for incident with Chiefs' Hill https://www.komu.com/news/patriots-fan-charged-for-incident-with-chiefs-hill/ https://www.komu.com/news/patriots-fan-charged-for-incident-with-chiefs-hill/ Sports Mon, 15 Oct 2018 8:34:22 PM Jacob Lang, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter Patriots fan charged for incident with Chiefs' Hill

FOXBOROUGH - The fan who threw a beer at Kansas City Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill Sunday night was charged with disorderly conduct and throwing an object at a sporting event Monday evening.

The incident happened after Hill scored a 75-yard, game-tying touchdown late in the fourth quarter against the New England Patriots.

After scoring, Hill ran through the endzone to a barrier where fans were standing. Many fans used obscene gestures towards Hill, but one man doused him with a beer.

The New England Patriots released a statement early Monday morning stating that they helped identify the perpetrator, banned him from the stadium, and passed his information on to the police. The Foxborough Police Department later announced the formal charges.

A spokesperson for the Foxborough Police Department stated that the Chiefs showed no intention to criminally prosecute the fan, but stadium security and the police decided to pursue it.

The Chiefs lost the game to the Patriots, 43-40.


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Former Mizzou wrestler prepares for World Championships https://www.komu.com/news/former-mizzou-wrestler-prepares-for-world-championships/ https://www.komu.com/news/former-mizzou-wrestler-prepares-for-world-championships/ Sports Mon, 15 Oct 2018 8:12:40 PM Jacob Lang, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter Former Mizzou wrestler prepares for World Championships

COLUMBIA - Former Mizzou Wrestling standout J'den Cox will compete at the Senior World Championships in Budapest, Hungary from October 20-28.

Cox earned a bronze medal in both the 2016 Olympics and the 2017 World Championships.

While at Mizzou, Cox won three national championships in the 197 lb. weight class. He was also a four-time All-American.

Cox will be competing in a newly created weight class, 92 kg, which is roughly 202 lbs. He will be going up against a field that consists of four former Olympic medalists.

First round competition in the 92 kg weight class begins Sunday, October 21 at 3:30 am CT.


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Fatony named to top punter of the week list https://www.komu.com/news/fatony-named-to-top-punter-of-the-week-list/ https://www.komu.com/news/fatony-named-to-top-punter-of-the-week-list/ Sports Mon, 15 Oct 2018 7:57:01 PM Jacob Lang, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter Fatony named to top punter of the week list

COLUMBIA - Missouri punter Corey Fatony was named one of the "Ray Guy Award Week 7 Ray's 8" Monday morning for his play over the weekend.

The weekly honor is given to eight of the top performing punters in the country for that week.

Fatony had his best game of the season Saturday night against the top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide. He averaged 43.7 yards per punt on six kicks, allowing just one return yard.

On the season, Fatony is averaging 44.7 yards per punt with just one touchback on 19 punts.

Fatony and the Missouri football team will host the Memphis Tigers Saturday night.


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Pair of third period goals doom the Blues https://www.komu.com/news/pair-of-third-period-goals-doom-the-blues/ https://www.komu.com/news/pair-of-third-period-goals-doom-the-blues/ Sports Sun, 14 Oct 2018 9:14:40 PM Mark Powers KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer Pair of third period goals doom the Blues

St. Louis - The St. Louis Blues entered the third period with a 2-1 lead, but after two unanswered Anaheim goals, the Ducks escaped with a 3-2 road win.

Ben Street netted the tying goal on a deflection with 12:45 to go in the third. Andrew Cogliano broke the backs of the Blues with a point blank power play goal with just one second remaining on the power play and 6:45 to go in the game. Alexander Steen and Tyler Bozak scored the Blues two goals, both during the second period. Each team finished the game with 31 shots on goal, but it was Anaheim who controlled play during that deciding third period.

The Blues drop to 1-2-2 on the young season after the loss, and will travel to Montreal to play the Canadiens on Wednesday.


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Mizzou volleyball gets its fourth straight win https://www.komu.com/news/mizzou-volleyball-gets-its-fourth-straight-win/ https://www.komu.com/news/mizzou-volleyball-gets-its-fourth-straight-win/ Sports Sun, 14 Oct 2018 8:48:07 PM Mark Powers KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer Mizzou volleyball gets its fourth straight win

Starkville, MS - The Mizzou volleyball team (16-4, 6-2) continued its hot stretch Sunday with a 3-0 win at Mississippi State. The Tigers have now won four consecutive matches and have won all 12 sets during those four victories. Mizzou was dominant all match long, as the Bulldogs managed just 14 points in the first two sets and 16 in the third.

Kylie Deberg led the Tigers in kills with 13, while Dariana Hollingswort backed her with 10 and nine digs. Riley Sents and Andrea Fuentes were consistent in the back, as Sents contributed 16 digs and five assists while Fuentes had 35 assists to go with four digs.

The Tigers sit in third place in the SEC, behind Florida and Kentucky, who are both undefeated in conference play. Mizzou will attempt to push its win streak to five on Friday when Auburn enters Mizzou Arena. Sunday is a match that the Tigers have circled on their calendars as they will head to Gainesville to try to knock off SEC leading and 11th ranked Florida.


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Mizzou soccer falls to Auburn on breakway goal https://www.komu.com/news/mizzou-soccer-falls-to-auburn-on-breakway-goal/ https://www.komu.com/news/mizzou-soccer-falls-to-auburn-on-breakway-goal/ Sports Sun, 14 Oct 2018 8:05:02 PM Mark Powers KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer Mizzou soccer falls to Auburn on breakway goal

Columbia, MO - The Mizzou soccer team (5-8-2) fell 1-0 to Auburn on Sunday afternoon at Walton Stadium. In the box score, the two teams were dead even in the two most telling stats, shots and shots on goal. Mizzou pushed hard in the second half for a winning goal, as it fired eight of its 13 shots in the second half. But, it was Auburn midfielder Hailey Whitaker who netted a breakaway goal in the 69th minute and put Auburn ahead for good. Midfielder Madison Lewis led Mizzou in shots, blasting five unsuccessful tries, including a potential equalizer that banged off the crossbar in the 85th minute. The loss drops Mizzou to 2-4-1 in SEC play with three regular season games remaining. The Tigers will have a chance to bounce back Thursday when they travel to Columbia, South Carolina to do battle with ninth ranked South Carolina.


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FNF Week 8: High school football scores from around mid-Missouri https://www.komu.com/news/fnf-week-8-high-school-football-scores-from-around-mid-missouri/ https://www.komu.com/news/fnf-week-8-high-school-football-scores-from-around-mid-missouri/ Sports Fri, 12 Oct 2018 6:48:39 PM Jack Lee, KOMU 8 Digital Producer FNF Week 8: High school football scores from around mid-Missouri

COLUMBIA - Below are scores from football games around mid-Missouri. Final scores are in bold.

Battle 14

Jeff City 17

Rock Bridge 52

Helias 28

Hickman 21

Truman 0

Tolton 47

Warsaw 8

SoBoCo 55

California 16

Blair Oaks 59

Osage 7

Fulton 14

Mexico 49

N. Callaway  22

Mark Twain 24

Moberly 32

Kirksville 34

Fayette 32

Salisbury 15

Hallsville 12

Boonville 31

Centralia 46

W. Hancock (IL) 0

Eldon 24

Versailles 41

Marceline 14

Westran 12

South Shelby 26

Brookfield 18

Rolla 13

Camdenton 56

Butler 14

Cole Camp 7

Scotland Cty 48

Harrisburg 12

Palmyra 7

Macon 12

Marshall 0

Hannibal 42

St. Paul Lutheran 17

MMA 0

Van-Far 20

Montgomery County 60

Sullivan 47

Owensville 13

Schuyler Cty 0

Paris 0

Slater 6

Windsor 27

Hermann  40

Pacific 14

Clinton 7

Smith-Cotton 47

Wright City 21

S. Callaway 41

Santa Fe 0

Tipton 36

Waynesville 53

Glendale 14


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FNF Week 8: High school football photos and videos https://www.komu.com/news/fnf-week-8-high-school-football-photos-and-videos/ https://www.komu.com/news/fnf-week-8-high-school-football-photos-and-videos/ Sports Fri, 12 Oct 2018 6:03:54 PM Makayla Looney, KOMU 8 Digital Producer FNF Week 8: High school football photos and videos

COLUMBIA - Eight weeks into the high school football season and we're back to the chilly, fall nights. 

Our game of the week features a matchup of teams with inverse records, as the Jefferson City Jays at 3-4 visit the Battle Spartans at 4-3. Battle's defense continued its defensive struggles last week in a 28-0 road loss to Rockhurst. The Jays, meanwhile, are coming off of a 42-7 blowout loss on the road to De Smet.

The North Callaway Thunderbirds are also looking to get back on track this week against Mark Twain after the T-Birds dropped their first of the season last week at Montgomery County.

Be sure to tweet your game photos to @komusports. This live blog will feature photos and videos from high school football games around mid-Missouri. Items are in reverse chronological order, with the newest on top.


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