Local Sports News

11/21-Clinton Bball Begins Monday

The pro basketball season is underway...so is the college basketball season. So, it's time for the high schools to get into action for the 2014-15 season...and Clinton has games coming up Monday night.

11/21-Jennies Volleyball Update

Duluth, Minn. – Fourth seeded Central Missouri was defeated 3-1 (17-25, 26-24, 14-25, 22-25) by fifth seed Wayne State in the opening round of the NCAA Division II Central Regional.

11/21-Mules at Home Sat.

WARRENSBURG, Mo. -- The Mules closed out the first half on a 26-5 run to propel them to a 93-70 win over Missouri S&T on Tuesday night at the UCM Multipurpose Building and now they play at home again Sat.

11/21-MSU on the Road Sat.

MSU head coach Paul Lusk is gunning for his 50th win with the Bears. He is 49-51 through his first 100 games.

11/21-Royals News

KANSAS CITY -- The Royals spiced up their 40-man roster moves on Thursday by making a trade, acquiring outfielder Reymond Fuentes from the San Diego Padres for Minor League pitcher Kyle Bartsch.
The Royals also promoted two players to the Major League roster, outfielder Jorge Bonifacio and shortstop Orlando Calixte.

11/21-Mizzou on the Road Sat. on 104.9FM

The #19/20 Missouri Tigers (8-2 overall, 5-1 in SEC play) hit the road for one final time in 2014 as they travel to Knoxville, Tenn., where they'll face the upstart Tennessee Volunteers (5-5, 2-4).

11/21-Chiefs Lose at Oakland

OAKLAND, Calif. -- After 368 days and 16 straight losses, the Oakland Raiders finally had something to celebrate.
Rookie Derek Carr threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to James Jones with 1:42 remaining, and the Raiders got one last defensive stop to snap a 16-game losing streak with a 24-20 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night.

11/20-It's the Heisman Trophy of D2!

LaVance Taylor named candidate for Harlon Hill Trophy

FLORENCE, Ala. -- Central Missouri senior running back LaVance Taylor has been named to the Super Region 3 ballot for the 2014 Harlon Hill Trophy as announced today.

11/20-MSU Football on the Road Sat.

Missouri State takes on its fifth straight ranked opponent Saturday (Nov. 22) when it closes out the 2014 campaign against No. 11 UNI in a 4 p.m. (CST) game at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls, Iowa.

11/20-MSU Bears Win at Home

SPRINGFIELD – Six Missouri State players scored in double figures, including a game-high 13 by Marcus Marshall, to lead the Bears (2-0) to an 87-39 win over visiting Avila University (3-3) here Wednesday.

11/20-Mules Football Gets One More Game!

Mules Football accepts bid to Live United Texarkana Bowl


11/20-New to the Royals Front Office

KANSAS CITY -- Former second baseman Chris Getz is taking a new position with the Royals -- he's becoming an assistant in player development in the team's front office.

11/20-Mizzou Wins at Home

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Thanks to a balanced scoring attack and a second half surge, the Mizzou Men's Basketball team improved to 2-1 on the season with a 78-64 win over Oral Roberts Wednesday evening at Mizzou Arena.

11/20-Waterfowl Clinic

Not all youngsters grow up learning how to hunt, prepare and cook wild game. Missouri Hunting Heritage Federation (MHHF) is trying to reverse that trend.

For its fourth consecutive year, MHHF will hold its Waterfowl Clinic in Henry County on Dec. 12 to 14.

11/19-Quail Forever

High Hopes for Bobwhite in Missouri with Creation of New Quail Forever Chapter


11/19-Jennies Soccer to Play #1 Team

NCAA-II Round of 16
Fri., November 21: (No. 2 Seed) #10 Central Missouri (20-0-2) vs. (No. 1 Seed) #1 Minnesota State (22-0) | 11 a.m.

11/19-Tickets to Mizzou-Arkansas

G.A. Ticket Four-Pack for Arkansas Game Announced

Fans can purchase four General Admission tickets to the regular-season finale for $100

1/19-Mules Win at Home

WARRENSBURG, Mo. -- The Mules closed out the first half on a 26-5 run to propel them to a 93-70 win over Missouri S&T on Tuesday night at the UCM Multipurpose Building. The Mules trailed by five in the first half, but used the big run at the end of the frame to put some distance between themselves and the Miners.

11/19-NASCAR Today


With back-to-back wins to close the season and his first Sprint Cup Series championship, Kevin Harvick will end the year atop the final Motor Racing Network Power Rankings.

11/19-Billy to Oakland?

Free agent Billy Butler has agreed to a three-year, $30 million deal with the Oakland Athletics, sources told ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney.

11/19-Mizzou Football News

Mizzou has adjusted their offensive game plan focusing more on the run and it’s starting to pay off

November 18, 2014 by Bill Pollock

11/18-Mules Football and the MIAA

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Central Missouri Mules football team put 17 players on the All-MIAA Team, including three first team selections as announced by the league office on Tuesday morning.

11/18-Meet Me in KC!

UCM Athletics to host pregame event before Mules Basketball game at Sprint Center

WARRENSBURG, Mo. -- UCM Athletics will host a pre-game tailgate event at Johnny's Tavern in the Power & Light District for Mules Basketball fans attending the UCM game against Quincy on Tuesday, Nov. 25 at the Sprint Center.

11/18-MSU Bball News

ST. LOUIS – Missouri State guard Marcus Marshall (Jr., St. Paul, Minn.) has been named Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Week for his exemplary performance in the Bears’ season opener against Eastern Illinois last Friday.

11/18-Will Play for the Lions

Congratulations to Dillon Richardson for signing his National Letter of Intent to play baseball at Lindenwood University.

11/18-NASCAR Today

Eli Gold hosts NASCAR Live at 6 p.m.  Wrapping up its thirty-first year, NASCAR Live invites listeners to call 1-800-2-NASCAR to participate or post their questions on the NASCAR Live link at www.MRN.com.

11/18-The Deer Kill So Far

Firearms opening-weekend deer harvest tops 91,000, up by 30,000 from 2013
Top harvest counties were Franklin, Howell, and Callaway.

11/18-Now to Oakland

The Kansas City Chiefs have a short week to prepare for the Oakland Raiders
After the Kansas City Chiefs 24-20 victory over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, coach Andy Reid immediately mentioned there’s not a lot of time for everyone to celebrate this win.

11/18-Mizzou and the Media

HEAD COACH, Gary PinkelOpening statement...
"Tennessee is a very good football team. They're playing well. They've had two back-to-back big wins for them. He's (head coach Butch Jones) doing a great job building that football program. We certainly have some challenges. We're working hard to improve, and I think we're getting a little better each week.

11/18-Mizzou Women Win

Columbia, Mo. - Four Tigers reached double-figure scoring numbers to lead Mizzou Women's Basketball to an 88-42 victory over Southeast Missouri State on Monday (Nov. 17). The Tigers improve to 2-0 on the season with the win.

11/18-Mizzou Football News

COLUMBIA, Mo. - University of Missouri junior TB Russell Hansbrough (Arlington, Texas) has been named the Southeastern Conference's football Offensive Player of the Week for his performance Saturday at Texas A&M, as announced tonight by the league office.

11/18-St. Louis Cardinals News

Cardinals answer question about who will play RF. Club sends Shelby Miller to Atlanta Jason Heyward

MONet  November 17, 2014 by Bill Pollock


11/7-Mizzou Women's Bball

Columbia, Mo. - Mizzou Women's Basketball earned its first win of the season on Saturday afternoon (Nov. 15) at Mizzou Arena, recording an 89-52 win over Western Illinois.

11/17-Meet the Cards and Fall Awards for CHS

2014 Winter Meet the Cardinals and those who received awards for the fall sports season.

11/17-The Future of MSU Bball

Basketball Bears Add Four New Standouts for 2015-16
Paul Lusk’s fifth recruiting class at Missouri State includes high-impact signees

11/17-NASCAR Today

WEEKEND WINNERS … KEVIN HARVICK, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series … MATT KENSETH, Nationwide Series … DARRELL WALLACE JUNIOR, Camping World Truck Series …

2014 CHAMPIONS … KEVIN HARVICK, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series … CHASE ELLIOTT, Nationwide Series … MATT CRAFTON, Camping World Truck Series …

11/17-Jennies Volleyball Update

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The MIAA Champion Jennies Volleyball team earned the No. 4 seed in the NCAA-II Central Regional and will play fifth-seeded Wayne State on Thursday in Duluth, Minnesota. Ticket information and game times will be announced on Monday.

11/17-Jennies Soccer Update

WARRENSBURG, Mo. -- The No. 2 seeded Jennies picked up a 2-0 win in the second round of the NCAA-Central Regional over MIAA rival Central Oklahoma at the South Recreation Complex on Sunday. With the win, the Jennies (20-0-2) advance to their second Sweet 16 in the past three seasons (2012).

11/17-MSU Football Loses at Home

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – North Dakota State rode a season-best rushing day from John Crockett and a big performance from its defense to score 42 unanswered points against Missouri State in a decisive 45-10 victory Saturday afternoon at Robert W. Plaster Stadium.

11/17-MSU Bball Wins

SPRINGFIELD – Marcus Marshall scored 38 points – the most by a Missouri State player since 1979 – to help the Bears to a 64-53 win over visiting Eastern Illinois here Friday in the season opener for both clubs.

11/17-Mules Football Loses at Home

WARRENSBURG, Mo. -- The Central Missouri Mules fell behind early and never recovered as they fell to Fort Hays State 45-17 on a cold, wintery Saturday afternoon at Walton Stadium/Kennedy Field. The Mules finish the season at 7-4.

11/17-Mules Bball Start 2 and 0

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- The defending national champion Mules basketball team opened their 2014-15 season with a 67-66 win over 14th-ranked Minnesota State at the Sanford Pentagon Showcase on Friday night.

11/17-Chiefs Win at Home

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The old offensive line coach in Andy Reid could appreciate the way the Kansas City Chiefs pried open holes for Jamaal Charles to run free against Seattle on Sunday.
He could appreciate the way their defensive front stepped up, too.

11/17-Food Safety and Sports

The food safety manager at Kansas City's Kauffman and Arrowhead stadiums, home to the Royals and the Chiefs claims poor food handling and dirty conditions have routinely been putting fans' health at risk -- including during the World Series.

11/17-Mizzou Football Wins

Hansbrough rushes for a career high, the Tigers offense wakes up and the defense makes a late game stand to win at A & M

MONet  November 15, 2014 by Bill Pollock

11/17-Mizzou Bball Wins...and Loses

Kim Anderson gets first coaching win at Mizzou as Wes Clark leads the Tigers past Valpo

MONet  November 16, 2014 by Bill Pollock

11/13-Mizzou and BYU...in KC!

Chiefs use “secret weapon” to land Mizzou-BYU matchup at Arrowhead in 2015. Tigers travel to Provo in 2020


11/13-Lookin' For Eagles

Discover nature with MDC Eagle Days
Join wildlife watchers around the state to view our nation’s symbol in action.

11/13-Royals News

KANSAS CITY -- The Spring Training lockers at Surprise, Ariz., are already being filled by the Royals. They've signed two free agents, infielder Ryan Roberts and left-handed pitcher Joe Paterson, to Minor League contracts with an invitation to the Major League training camp.

11/13-Legally Intoxicated

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Dominican officials say St. Louis Cardinals rookie outfielder Oscar Taveras was drunk at the time of his fatal car crash last month.

11/13-Mizzou Signs Two

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Mizzou Men's Basketball head coach Kim Anderson has announced two signings for the program's 2015 recruiting class, with talented student-athletes Kevin Puryear (Blue Springs, Mo.) and Cullen VanLeer (Pacific, Mo.) inking with the Tigers.

11/12-Chiefs News

The Kansas City Chiefs announced numerous roster moves


11/11-Chiefs Injuries

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Chiefs have lost backup running back Cyrus Gray for the season with a torn knee ligament. Tight end Demetrius Harris is also sidelined with a broken foot.

11/11-Royals News

Shields says no to KC...for now.

11/10-MO State Loses at Home

Missouri State rallies from 15 down, but can’t hold off rival SIU. Bears fall to 1-5 in conference play

MONet  November 8, 2014 by Bill Pollock

Southern Illinois rode a career day by redshirt freshman running back Cameron Walter to a 32-22 victory over Missouri State Saturday afternoon at Robert W. Plaster Stadium.

11/10-Chiefs Win in Buffalo

Buffalo’s inability to score touchdowns inside the red zone is the reason the Chiefs came away with a win

MONet  November 9, 2014 by Bill Pollock

11/6-Battle Line Rivalry

Missouri-Arkansas rivalry football game has a name, logo, corporate sponsor


11/6-Limiting Anterless Deer Permits

MDC limits firearm antlerless deer permits

11/6-Watch For Sinkholes

MDC reminds hunters to be wary of sinkholes

11/5-UCM Hall of Fame Class

UCM Athletics announces 2014-15 Hall of Fame Induction Class


11/5-Mizzou Bball Tickets

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Mizzou Basketball announced today that a limited number of reserved tickets for select games will be made available at a discounted rate in a special "Starting 5" mini-plan promotion beginning Tuesday, Nov. 4.

10/23-Mules Picked to Finish First

Mules Basketball picked first in MIAA Preseason Coaches Poll

10/20-MO Deer Season Forecast

Hunters’ harvest decisions determine the number and quality of deer on private land.

10/6-Share the Harvest

MDC and CFM encourage deer hunters to Share the Harvest
Help feed hungry Missourians by sharing your harvest. Funds are available to help cover processing costs.

10/2-This Sounds Like a Great Idea

MDC reminds deer hunters to properly dispose of carcasses
Proper deer-carcass disposal helps prevent the spread of deer-borne diseases.

8/25-MO Waterfowl Seasons Set

Missouri waterfowl seasons set
Duck hunters will have a 60-day season again this year.
JEFFERSON CITY–The Missouri Conservation Commission set 2014–2015 waterfowl seasons at its regular August meeting, giving hunters another 60-day season for ducks.

8/19-Mizzou and the Sprint Center

Columbia, Mo. -Tickets for Mizzou Basketball's doubleheader at the Sprint Center in Kansas City are on sale now through the Sprint Center Box Office.

8/6-Get on the Mule Train!

Schedule set for 2014-15 UCM Mule Train Events
WARRENSBURG, Mo. -- The schedule has been set for the 2014-2015 University of Central Missouri Mule Train functions.

7/29-Watch the Mules and Jennies, and Other MIAA Schools

Kansas City, Mo. – The Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association has announced a partnership with Stretch Internet® to provide streaming of conference events. Stretch will partner with the league and members institutions to broadcast all conference football and men’s and women’s basketball games as well as selected other conference events.