Capital City High School hires first head football coach
Posted on 11 December 2018 at 10:55am
JEFFERSON CITY - Jefferson City Public Schools has named the first football head coach for the new Capital City High School.
Shannon Jolley will be the school's new coach. He is currently an assistant football coach and physical education teacher at Jefferson City High School.
Missouri women's gymnastics ranked 19th in preseason poll
Posted on 10 December 2018 at 6:18pm
COLUMBIA- The Missouri gymnastics team is ranked 19th nationally in the Women’s Collegiate Gymnastics association preseason pool. Mizzou has started in the top 25 the last four seasons. Last season the Tigers started at 17th.
The 2019 season includes 15 matchups with 14 teams ranked in the top 25 preseason polls.
Billy Hamilton signs a one year agreement with the Kansas City Royals
Posted on 10 December 2018 at 5:07pm
KANSAS CITY- Billy Hamilton agreed to a one-year deal with the Kansas City Royals. His contract will be worth $5.25 million, according to ESPN.
Hamilton spent his first six seasons with the Cincinnati Reds. His speed could be a great impact for the Royals defense. In his first six seasons he stole 277 bases. He is considered one of the fastest players in the league.
Missouri women's basketball notches fifth straight victory
Posted on 9 December 2018 at 10:17pm
St. Louis - The 23rd ranked Missouri women’s basketball team started fast and finished strong in its 74-62 road victory at St. Louis University (4-6) on Sunday. Mizzou (8-2) scored 50 of its 74 points in the first and fourth quarters, 25 in each, and improved to 8-2 on the year.
It was the dynamic duo of Sophie Cunningham and Amber Smith leading the way for the Tigers. Cunningham led the team in scoring with 18, while Smith picked up her sixth double-double of the season with a 15 point, 13 rebound effort. Smith dominated the glass, as her 13 rebounds were eight more than the next highest total for either team.
Missouri wrestling captures 24th straight dual victory with shutout
Posted on 9 December 2018 at 10:10pm
Columbia - The sixth ranked Missouri wrestling team dominated Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 48-0 on Sunday afternoon at the Hearnes Center. The win was Mizzou’s 24th straight dual victory and 10th MAC dual victory in a row.
Jaydin Eierman began the dual with his fourth pin of the season. After a forfeit at the 149 pound level, Mizzou used five freshman to win all 10 bouts of the dual. True freshman Zach Elam earned an 11-1 decision to win his ninth straight bout.
Chiefs clinch playoff berth behind miraculous Mahomes
Posted on 9 December 2018 at 10:06pm
Kansas City - Patrick Mahomes did other-worldly things and the Kansas City Chiefs won on Sunday. That seems to have been the one sentence summary of almost every Chiefs game this season, and Sunday’s battle with the Baltimore Ravens was no different. Mahomes completed two improbable fourth down passes on the eventual game tying drive as his 377 passing yards and two touchdown tosses led the Chiefs to a 27-24 overtime victory.
Mahomes’ 48 yard completion to Tyreek Hill on fourth down with the game on the line was one of the most astounding plays of Mahomes’ short but already decorated career. With just under 1:30 remaining in the fourth quarter, the gunslinger sprinted to his right, while being chased by two defenders, and gunned the ball across his body to Hill who caught the pass in stride. The conversion, on fourth and nine, set up Damien Williams’ game tying touchdown four plays later that sent the game into overtime.
Missouri uses the 3-ball to beat Oral Roberts 80-64
Posted on 8 December 2018 at 8:47am
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri looked to be in trouble after Oral Roberts' DeShang Weaver drilled a pair of 3s to cut the Tigers' lead to just three at the beginning of the second half.
Missouri hadn't been able to break Oral Roberts' zone defense and all of its big men were in major foul trouble.
Columbia man helps veterans get back on their feet
Posted on 7 December 2018 at 9:53pm
COLUMBIA - A formerly homeless veteran is helping other vets expand their horizons by cycling.
Tyler Kempker leads a group of veterans at the Bike to the Future shop who fix bikes to give away.
Oilers defeat Blues in Shootout
Posted on 5 December 2018 at 11:41pm
ST. LOUIS- Despite being on ice, Wednesday's hockey game between the St. Louis Blues and the Edmonton Oilers heated up as it went into a shootout. Edmonton defeated St. Louis with a final score of 3-2.
The Blues got a 2-0 lead early in this match-up as goals were scored by Ivan Barbashev and Brayden Schenn. Both of these goals came from almost the same spot on the ice, right in front of the net. St. Louis' defense and goalie Jake Allen kept Edmonton from connecting any goals in the first period.
Paul Goldschmidt traded to St. Louis
Posted on 5 December 2018 at 6:58pm
ST. LOUIS - Wednesday, according to ESPN, the St. Louis Cardinals acquired first baseman Paul Goldschmidt from the Arizona Diamondbacks, in return for right-handed pitcher Luke Weaver, catcher Carson Kelly and infielder Andy Young.
The Diamondbacks will also get a 2019 Competitive Balance Round B draft pick from the Cardinals. Goldschmidt, an All-Star for the past six seasons, batted .290, with 33 home runs, 83 RBI’s and 35 doubles last season.