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Royals win close one in Atlanta

Royals win close one in Atlanta

Posted 9:20 PM 7/23/2019 by Danielle King, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

ATLANTA - The Royals won 5-4 in the first game of a two game series against the Braves.

The first inning began with the Braves in a 1-0 lead, but Alex Gordon was a star in the first half of the game.

Gordon tied the game in the fourth inning and hit home run in the sixth inning to (More)

7/22/2019

Cardinals knock off Pirates in extra innings

Cardinals knock off Pirates in extra innings

Posted 9:17 PM 7/22/2019 by Danielle Hepler, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

PITTSBURGH - St. Louis took the first game of the series versus Pittsburgh with late inning dramatics.

Matt Wieters got the Cardinals off to a good start by slamming a home run in the third inning. Colin Moran then singled, allowing Starling Marte to score for the Pirates.

Wieters (More)

7/21/2019

Show-Me-State Games athlete defies the odds

Show-Me-State Games athlete defies the odds

Posted 6:32 PM 7/21/2019 by Raime Cohen, KOMU 8 Sports

COLUMBIA- At a young age one Missouri athlete learned to approach the game of softball a little differently

Kallie Smith dreams of playing college softball. But just under a year ago, an accident interrupted that dream. 

Her life changed forever on a sunny day at second base (More)

7/19/2019

Missouri football team selected third in SEC East in preseason picks

Missouri football team selected third in SEC East in preseason picks

Posted 5:46 PM 7/19/2019 by Chance Sticklen, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

COLUMBIA - With the SEC Media Days wrapping up earlier this week, the SEC announced the annual media preseason picks on Friday. The Tigers were picked to finish third in the SEC East, behind Florida and Georgia. 

Five players also earned Preseason All-SEC Team including junior tight (More)

7/18/2019

Mizzou volleyball coaches Wayne and Susan Kreklow announce retirement

Mizzou volleyball coaches Wayne and Susan Kreklow announce retirement

Posted 5:58 PM 7/18/2019 by Tyler Driesenga, KOMU 8 Sports

COLUMBIA - Wayne and Susan Kreklow announced Thursday night they will be retiring as coaches of Mizzou volleyball after 19 year careers. 

Assistant coach Joshua Taylor will be promoted to interim head coach for the upcoming season.

"Wayne and Susan have been synonymous with (More)

7/17/2019

Royals beat White Sox again

Royals beat White Sox again

Posted 9:38 PM 7/17/2019 by Danielle Hepler, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

KANSAS CITY - The Royals made it three wins in a row over the White Sox, 7-5.

The Royals started the game on the right foot by scoring two runs in the first inning.

The Royals were able to keep the White Sox quiet and strengthen their lead to 6-0 in the fifth inning. The White Sox (More)

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