MO State HS Sports

Local News

(LISTEN): UM System President says NIL bill is crucial to Mizzou winning championships

Mizzou football coach Eli Drinkwitz speaks at the bipartisan NIL bill-signing ceremony at Columbia’s Memorial Stadium on August 15, 2023 (photo courtesy of Mizzou Athletics senior associate athletic director Ryan Koslen) The UM System president and Mizzou football coach Eli Drinkwitz are praising the passage of bipartisan name, image and likeness (NIL) legislation. They and numerous other Mizzou coaches and …

Read More »

Jefferson City’s tri-level crash impacts traffic for five hours

It took 939 the Eagle’s Stephanie Bell two hours to drive from Ashland to the Missouri River bridge in Jefferson City on August 15, 2023 (photo courtesy of 939 the Eagle’s Stephanie Bell) While no injuries are reported, Jefferson City Police say Tuesday morning’s crash involving an overturned tractor trailer on the tri-level closed southbound Highway 54 traffic for about …

Read More »

Missouri Task Force One sending additional staff to Maui

This August 15, 2023 Hawaii fire graphic is courtesy of the Boone County Fire Protection District’s Facebook page Hawaii’s governor says the confirmed death toll from the Maui wildfires has now risen to 101. The Associated Press (AP) reports a mobile morgue unit has arrived to help Hawaii authorities working to identify the remains of those killed in the fires. The …

Read More »

UPDATE: Westbound 54 in Jefferson City remains closed near tri-level

A cattle truck overturned this morning on westbound Highway 54 on Jefferson City’s tri-level (August 15, 2023 photo courtesy of 939 the Eagle listener Marc Ellinger) Traffic has been backed up all morning near Jefferson City’s tri-level, after a cattle truck overturned on westbound Highway 54. Both lanes of 54 remain closed at this hour, according to state Department of …

Read More »

Drinkwitz, Gates to join Missouri’s governor for bipartisan NIL bill-signing in Columbia

State Rep. Kurtis Gregory (R-Marshall), right, visits with U.S. Rep. Sam Graves (R-Tarkio) at the Missouri Capitol in Jefferson City on May 1, 2023 (file photo courtesy of Tim Bommel at House Communications) Missouri’s governor will sign bipartisan NIL legislation Tuesday afternoon at Columbia’s Faurot Field, the home of the Missouri Tigers. Governor Mike Parson will sign the omnibus House …

Read More »