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KTVI-Fox 2

Recent Articles
  • Mizzou Ready for Return to NCAA Tournament

    After a five year absence the Missouri Tigers Men’s Basketball team is back in the NCAA Tournament. They play Florida State on Friday, March 16th in the first round of the tournament. Fox 2 Sports reporter Zac Choate is with the Tigers in Nashville, Tennessee and has their story of excitement at the Big Dance. Mizzou will play their NCAA Tournament opening round game without their second leading scorer, Jordan Barnett. The three point shooting specialist is suspended for being […]

  • Fox 2 Prep Zone – Thursday, March 15, 2018

    It’s semi-final day for Class 5 High School Basketball in Missouri. On our 9 PM Sports cast, we had highlights of the Class 5 Boys semi-finals, Chaminade vs Rock Bridge and Webster Groves vs Liberty. The girls Class 5 semi-final game between Kirkwood and Liberty was also featured. On Our 6 PM Sports cast we had highlights from the Missouri Class 5 Girls semi-finals,  Kirkwood vs Liberty and St. Joe’s vs Kickapoo.  

  • Avalanche Deal Blues Costly 4-1 Defeat

    One of the teams the Blues are chasing for a playoff spot came into Scottrade Center on Thursday night and handed the Blues a costly defeat. The Colorado Avalanche got two goals from both Nathan MacKinnon and Mikko Rantanen and 44 saves from their goalie, Semyon Varlamov and manhandled the Blues 4-1. The only Blues goal came from Joel Edmundson. His 7th goal of the season cut the Colorado lead to 2-1 at the time. The game marked Edmundson’s return […]

  • Belleville West Boys Basketball Headed to State Final Four, First Time Since 1966

    For the first time in 52 years, the Belleville West boys basketball team is going to the State Final Four. The Maroons dismantled West Aurora 81-43 in the state quarterfinal game on Tuesday night in Bloomington, IL. The victory earned West a trip to Peoria and the Class 4 Final Four. The Maroons will play Larkin, out of Elgin, IL in the first semi-final game at 5:30 PM on Friday, March 16. In the quarterfinal win, West was led by […]

  • Blues Win Second Straight in Southern California, 4-2 over Ducks

    The Blues west coast road trip ended on a happy note with a 4-2 win over the Ducks on Monday night in Anaheim. This follows last Saturday’s win over the Los Angeles Kings, giving the Blues a two game winning streak and moving them to just one point out of a playoff spot. Robert Bortuzzo scored a goal in the first period to get the Blues off to a 1-0 start. It’s the first time in Bortuzzo’s career that he […]

  • Jordan Barnett Won’t Play in Missouri’s NCAA Tournament Opening Game

    Tigers senior forward Jordan Barnett will not play in their NCAA Tournament opening game this coming Friday, March 16. Barnett was suspended by the school for one week after being arrested early Saturday morning, March 10 on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. The University of Missouri student athlete handbook states a driving while intoxicated charge mandates a week minimum suspension. Tigers head basketball coach Cuonzo Martin confirmed the suspension on Sunday night and reinforced that Barnett will not play Friday, […]

  • Fox 2 Prep Zone, Saturday, March 10, 2018

    This is the Fox 2 Prep Zone for Saturday, March 10, 2018. We start off with a shout out to the new Class 1 State Champions in Illinois, the Okawville Rockets. Highlights from the following Missouri Class 5 Quarterfinal playoff games. (Boys): Webster Groves vs Zumwalt South (Boys): Hazelwood Central vs Chaminade (Fox 2 reporter Nick Thompson has the game story). (Girls): Kirkwood vs Howell Central (Girls): Hazelwood Central vs St. Joseph’s Scores from other local area high school teams […]

  • Arby’s/Fox 2 Prep Zone – Friday, March 9, 2018

    This is the Arby’s/Fox 2 Prep Zone show for Friday, March 9, 2018. Segment One features highlights of these high school basketball playoff games. (Girls): Whitfield vs Strafford (Boys): Belleville West vs Moline (Boys): Okawville vs Goreville The Missouri Class 5 Boys and Girls quarterfinal playoff games were previewed too. Those games will be played Saturday, March 10. Segment Two of the Arby’s/Fox 2 Prep Zone features Whitfield’s Torrance Watson and Belleville West’s E.J. Liddell being named Gatorade Players of […]

  • Davidson Knocks Billikens out of A-10 Tournament with 78-60 Victory

    Davidson built a 23 point lead in the first half and cruised past Saint Louis, 78-60 to eliminate the Billikens from the Atlantic 10 Tournament. Peyton Aldridge scored a game high 35 points to help the Wildcats to their hot start in the game. The Billikens got the Davidson deficit down to 13 points, but could get no closer.  The loss could be senior guard Davell Roby’s final game as a Billiken. If it is, Roby went out big, scoring […]

  • Blues Slide Continues, Losing 2-0 to Sharks

    Jake Allen couldn’t play any better, but he got no offensive support at the Blues late season slump continued in a 2-0 loss to the Sharks in San Jose Thursday night. Allen stopped 34 of 35 shots he faced. The Blues offense could only muster 16 shots on Sharks goalie Martin Jones. The game was scoreless into the third period when the Sharks finally broke through on the scoreboard when Mikkel Boedker scored on a power play. Tomas Hertl added […]

  • Billikens Win A-10 Tournament Opener, 70-63 over George Washington

    Despite trailing by 11 points at half time, the Billikens fought back and won their opening game of the Atlantic 10 Tournament, 70-63 over George Washington on Thursday night in Washington, DC. Four St. Louis players scored in double figures in the team’s balanced attack. Jalen Johnson led the way with 18 points. Javon Bess scored 16, while Davell Roby scored 15 and Hasahn French chipped in 11. SLU outscored GW 49-31 in the second half to secure the win. […]

  • Georgia Upsets Mizzou & Porter Jr. 62-60 at SEC Tourney

    Mizzou got off to a 10-0 start, brought in Michael Porter Jr. two minutes into the game, but stumbled at the end and lost their opening round SEC Tournament game to Georgia 62-60 on Thursday at Scottrade Center. Porter Jr. didn’t start the game, but played 23 minutes, scoring 12 points and grabbing eight rebound. Porter’s brother Jontay led Mizzou with 20 points to go along with eight rebounds. Georgia rallied from the 10-0 deficit and outscored the Tigers 15-2 […]