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Columbia College softball claims AMC regular season title

Columbia College softball claims AMC regular season title

Posted 4:19 PM 4/22/2019 by Hannah Howard, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - The Columbia College softball team swept the Lyon College Scots in its final series of the regular season to claim the title of AMC Regular Season Champions.

The series sweep left the Cougars with a final regular season record of 30-10 overall and 21-3 in conference play.

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Special Olympics athlete comes home a champion

Special Olympics athlete comes home a champion

Posted 11:43 PM 4/21/2019 by Travis Breese, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

KANSAS CITY - Colin Garrison is back in the Show Me State after showing the whole world what he can do.

Garrison represented Missouri, and the United States, at the 2019 Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi. 

"All I knew was it was in the Middle East somewhere," Colin said about the (More)

4/20/2019

Schwartz leads Blues past Jets 3-2 in Game 6 to win series

Schwartz leads Blues past Jets 3-2 in Game 6 to win series

Posted 9:14 PM 4/20/2019 by The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jaden Schwartz scored three times and Jordan Binnington stopped 18 shots to help the St. Louis Blues beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 in Game 6 of their playoff series Saturday night to advance to the second round.

The Blues will next face the winner of the (More)

4/19/2019

Jontay Porter declares for the 2019 NBA Draft

Jontay Porter declares for the 2019 NBA Draft

Posted 6:02 PM 4/19/2019 by Makayla Looney, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

COLUMBIA - Sophomore forward Jontay Porter officially declared for the 2019 NBA Draft via Twitter Friday.

4/18/2019

Blues rally to retake series lead versus Jets

Blues rally to retake series lead versus Jets

Posted 9:48 PM 4/18/2019 by Travis Breese, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

WINNIPEG - The St. Louis Blues rallied from a two-goal deficit to beat the Winnipeg Jets Thursday night and retake the first round series at 3-2. 

Winnipeg found the back of the net early, scoring two goals in the first period. After blanks for both teams in the second, St. Louis (More)

4/17/2019

Battle hires new football coach

Battle hires new football coach

Posted 4:10 PM 4/17/2019 by Ethan Illers, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

COLUMBIA - The Battle Spartans have a new head football coach.

Former Missouri Tiger and NFL defensive lineman Atiyyah Ellison will take over head coaching duties. Ellison has been an assistant coach at Battle and played defensive line for Missouri from 2002-04. He was selected by the Carolina Panthers in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft.

Ellison replaces Justin Conyers who left Battle to become head football coach at Hallsville High School.

4/16/2019

Mizzou softball team gearing up to host Texas A&M

Mizzou softball team gearing up to host Texas A&M

Posted 7:39 PM 4/16/2019 by Chance Sticklen, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - The Missouri softball team will host the Texas A&M Aggies in a three game set starting on Thursday. This comes after the Tigers suffered a third SEC series loss to Ole Miss this past weekend, dropping two of the three games. The Tigers are now 5-5 in their last ten games. Jazmyn Rollin (More)
4/15/2019

Yelich continues to haunt Cardinals, Milwaukee wins 10-7

Yelich continues to haunt Cardinals, Milwaukee wins 10-7

Posted 9:53 PM 4/15/2019 by Ben Miglore, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

MILWAUKEE – The Cardinals had no answer for the reigning MVP Monday against Milwaukee, as Christian Yelich led the Brewers to a 10-7 win.

The Cards jumped on Brewers starter Freddy Peralta early and hard. Paul Goldschmidt pounded the first pitch he saw 443 feet to put the Redbirds up 1-0. (More)...

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