Local Sports News

10/24-CHS Tennis Update

After taking 2nd place in the district tournament on Friday, October 3rd, junior Adriane Dehn moved on to play at Sectionals.

10/24-NASCAR Today

The Eliminator Eight in this year’s Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup are continuing down the road that will lead to Ford Championship Weekend in November, with 1,076 “Miles2Miami” remaining. Sunday’s Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway is the opening race of the Eliminator Round.

10/23-Mules Picked to Finish First

Mules Basketball picked first in MIAA Preseason Coaches Poll

10/23-Chiefs at Home on 104.9FM

After cooling off one of the NFL's hottest teams, the Kansas City Chiefs are moving forward with confidence.
The Chiefs look to continue their dominance over a St. Louis Rams team that's coming off an impressive victory of its own Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium.

10/23-Homecoming at Mizzou on 104.9FM

The Missouri Tigers (5-2 overall, 2-1 in SEC play), return home for the annual Homecoming game this Saturday afternoon, when they will take on the Vanderbilt Commodores (2-5, 0-4) at Faurot Field/Memorial Stadium. Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. CT, with the game being televised on the SEC Network.

10/23-High School Football/Week Ten

It's week number ten, the first week of district high school football Friday night, and we will have three of those games covered.

10/23-Mules on the Road Sat.

Central Missouri Mules (5-2, 5-2 MIAA) at Northeastern State RiverHawks (0-7, 0-7 MIAA)
Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 | 1 p.m.
Tahlequah, Okla. | Doc Wadley Stadium (8,300)

10/23-MO State on the Road Sat.

Missouri State begins a two-game road swing with a 6 p.m. contest against No. 9 Illinois State Saturday

10/23-Lucas Oil Speedway Banquet Coming Up

Budweiser Weekly Racing Series Championship Banquet coming up on Nov. 1st at Springfield's University Plaza!

10/23-NASCAR Today


On Wednesday, NASCAR announced changes to the qualifying rules in its Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series for next season to more closely resemble Sprint Cup Series qualifying … with increased emphasis on speed and fewer starting positions available based on owner points.

10/23-World Series Will Continue on KDKD AM1280 and 104.9FM KXEA

Friday, Sat. and Sunday night.

10/23-Jamaal Should Be Fine

Chiefs Head Athletic Trainer Rick Burkholder on RB Jamaal Charles
Head Athletic Trainer Rick Burkholder addresses the media about Jamaal Charles as the Chiefs prepare to face the Rams in week eight

10/23-World Series Even at One Game Each

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Salvador Perez shouted at Hunter Strickland, who shouted right back. The Kansas City Royals streamed from their dugout, the San Francisco Giants from their own. And for a tense moment in the sixth inning Wednesday night, Kauffman Stadium was consumed by chaos.
The one thing that was clear? The World Series suddenly had some life.

10/23-Mizzou Bball News

Mizzou’s Ryan Rosburg, “If you’ve seen Hoosiers, it’s kinda like that,” describing practices under Anderson

MONet  October 22, 2014 by Bill Pollock

10/22-Former Montrose Lady Jay Looking at Setting Records

Pingeton thinks senior Morgan Eye has a shot at setting NCAA three-point record. Mizzou picked 11th in the SEC preseason poll


10/22-Jennies Bball News

Jennies basketball picked fifth in MIAA Preseason Coaches Poll

10/22-Clinton Cross Country Update

This is the XC West Central Conference Meet.

10/22-Meet Some Defending Champs

Fans invited to meet the Mules and Jennies Basketball teams Thursday, Oct. 30

WARRENSBURG, Mo. -- Fans of Central Missouri Basketball are invited to "Meet the Mules and Jennies" next Thursday night, October 30 at 6 p.m. at the UCM Multipurpose Building. The event is open to the public and free of charge.

10/22-NASCAR Today

Michigan International Speedway is continuing its partnership with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation to sponsor the track’s annual summer Sprint Cup Series race for 2015 … with an option to extend the contract for two additional one-year terms.

10/22-Royals Lose Game One of the World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- By the time Madison Bumgarner took the mound to throw his first pitch, the San Francisco Giants already held a three-run lead.
It might as well have been 100 with the way Bumgarner and this orange-and-black bunch play in the World Series.

10/21-NASCAR Today


The 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup moves from the longest track on the schedule – the two-point-six-six-mile Talladega Superspeedway – to the smallest oval, the flat half-mile “paper clip” at Martinsville Speedway, for Sunday’s Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500.

10/21-The Chiefs and the Media

OPENING STATEMENT: “Alright, as far as the injuries go, Donnie Avery we know about. He had the surgery. He won’t practice this week. Junior Hemingway strained his hamstring. We’ll just have to see here. That’s really a day to day injury and then Travis Kelce hurt his rib, sore rib and it’s mostly up in the cartilage area there.

10/21-Mizzou and the Media

HEAD COACH Gary Pinkel

Opening Statement…

“We have bumps and bruises like everybody does, but they are manageable and we expect everyone to play.

10/21-Mizzou Football News

Marcus Murphy, Shane Ray Win Weekly SEC Honors
Duo Keyed Mizzou's 42-13 Win at Florida on Saturday

10/21-Here We Go, Royals and Giants(five stories)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head.
Gordon let out a huge laugh, and so did a bunch of his Kansas City Royals teammates watching Monday's workout. "I can't believe that just happened, dude," pitcher James Shields razzed.

10/21-Your Deer Hunting Seasons Guide

Missouri deer hunting seasons underway (AUDIO)

MONet  October 21, 2014 By Bob Priddy

Missouri hunters already have started thinning the state’s deer herd. The serious hunting starts in less than a month.

10/20-MO Deer Season Forecast

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

10/20-Murphy is Doing it All!

Mizzou’s Murphy named to Hornung Honor Roll after returning a kick and punt for touchdowns in win at Florida

10/20-A UCM Mule RUNS Away With an Honor

Kansas City, Mo. – Central Missouri’s LaVance Taylor has been named the MIAA Football Offensive Athlete of the Week with Pittsburg State’s Colby Hall earning Defensive Athlete of the Week. Missouri Western kicker John Schmiemeier has been named the MIAA Special Teams Athlete of the Week.

10/20-Conservation Commission Meets

October 2014 Conservation Action
The Conservation Commission met Oct. 16 and 17 at Conservation Department Headquarters in Jefferson City. 

10/20-Urban Hunt Numbers

Hunters check 594 deer in urban hunt
Five portions of the firearms deer season remain.

10/20-The Royals on KDKD AM1280, 104.9FM KXEA...and elsewhere

Major League Baseball announced the broadcast schedule for the 2014 World Series, which can be seen on FOX and is set to begin on Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium.

10/20-NASCAR Today


10/20-MO State Wins at Home

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Missouri State notched its first Missouri Valley Football Conference victory of the season with a 31-12 homecoming decision over South Dakota Saturday afternoon at Robert W. Plaster Stadium.

10/20-Mules Win at Home

WARRENSBURG, Mo. -- The Central Missouri Mules accumulated over 400 yards in total offense and ran away from 22nd-ranked Central Oklahoma for a 31-19 win in front of 9.783 fans on Homecoming on Saturday afternoon at Walton Stadium/Kennedy Field.

10/20-Clinton Football Update from Micah Melling

Cards Pick up First Victory of Season
The Clinton Cardinals picked up their first victory of the season on Friday night, defeating Nevada by a narrow mark of 14-13.

10/20-Legit Tickets?

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The anticipation can be exhilarating and excruciating. You want the gates to open so you can see your Kansas City Royals in the World Series, but imagine getting to the front of the line and finding out your tickets are fake.

10/20-Chiefs Win in San Diego

Cairo kicks a career long field goal with 21 seconds remaining to push the Chiefs past the Chargers

MONet  October 19, 2014 By Bill Pollock

10/20-Mizzou Wins at Florida

Mizzou gains just 119 yards, but specials teams and defense scores big in blowout win over Gators


10/17-Quick Draw Application Period Approaches

Applications for Grand Pass CA open Oct. 17.

10/17-Even Back Then

The first time I saw him play I said to myself, “This kid’s gonna be good someday.” It took time, but Lorenzo Cain is finally turning heads

MONet  October 16, 2014 By Bill Pollock

10/16-A Quack-Quack Here and There...and There...

Missouri waterfowl hunting forecast: Loads of ducks!
With favorable weather, the 2014-15 season could be one of the best in recent memory.

10/15-Fish Diversity

MDC sampling shows rich fish diversity in Big Buffalo Creek

10/15-MO State Bball News

Bears and Lady Bears Will Make 10 Appearances on ESPN This Season
Bears will play four games on Net Flex Sunday afternoon ESPN games; Lady Bears earn two ESPN3 exclusive assignments

10/15-Chiefs News

TE Brandon Barden signed to Practice Squad

10/15-News From the SEC

Slive to slide out of SEC Commish role at the end of July 2015. Also beginning treatment for a recurrance of prostate cancer

10/15-Mizzou Football News

Thursday night game with Bulldogs highlights Missouri’s 2015 football schedule

MONet  October 14, 2014 By Bill Pollock


10/13-Bass Pro Founder Inducted into MO Tourism Hall of Fame

Bass Pro Founder Inducted into Missouri Tourism Hall of Fame
Springfield, Missouri - One of Missouri’s most successful and well-known entrepreneurs was among eight award recipients recently recognized for contributions to the state’s tourism industry.

10/7-Clinton Parks and Recreation 1st and 2nd Grade Bball

Registration is open through Nov. 3rd.

Fees:  $25.00 by Nov. 3rd and $30.00 for late registration.

10/7-Bball Tickets for MSU Bball

SPRINGFIELD -- Non-conference single-game tickets for the upcoming basketball season at Missouri State University will go on sale Monday, Oct. 13, the University announced today.

10/6-Go See the Mules Play Duke!

Tickets for Mules Basketball game at Duke now on sale

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.

9/29-Fall Turkey Hunting Forecast

Wild turkey numbers up, fall and spring hunting prospects bright
Brood survey shows substantial gains in most of Missouri.


David Lee interviews Nick Petree, a 2009 Clinton High School graduate, now a member of the St. Louis Cardinals Baseball Organization.

9/3-Youth Waterfowl Hunting Clinic

...offered Oct. 11 and 25
CLINTON, Mo. – Applications open Sept. 1 for the 20th Annual Wilderness Lodge Youth Waterfowl Clinic and Hunt. The event takes place on the second and fourth Saturdays in October.

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.

8/19-Bring Back the Bricks!!

Cardinal Stadium Walkway
Bringing Back the Original 1952 Field House Bricks
Limited Number of Bricks Available

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.