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KFBD Sports For Friday August 13

THE WAYNESVILLE FOOTBALL TIGERS, WHO HAVE BEEN AT PRACTICE FOR ONE WEEK, WILL HOLD AN OPEN SCRIMMAGE TONIGHT, DUBBED THIER SPECIAL FORCES SCRIMMAGE….THAT STARTS AT 6PM…
JUST LIKE LAST YEAR DURING THE SUMMER PANDEMIC WHEN MANY EVENTS WERE CANCELLED AND EVERYBODY STAYED HOME, THE TIGERS WERE ROBBED OF BOTH OF THEIR 7 ON 7 PASSING CLINICS AT PARKVIEW, AND COLUMBIA BATTLE THIS SUMMER…THE PARKVIEW 7 ON 7 WAS WIPED OUT BY MOTHER NATURE AND THUNDERSTORMS SCREAMING THROUGH SPRINGFIELD THAY JULY 1ST AFTERNOON….THE COLUMBIA BATTLE WAS CANCELLED DUE TO WHAT WAS THOUGHT TO BE, COVID CONCERNS AND THE RECENT SPIKE IN OF THE DELTA VARIANT……
THE TIGERS HOWEVER DID GET THE CHANCE TO PARTICIPATE IN SOME SUMMER CAMPS THIS YEAR…THEY HAD THEIR BROTHERHOOD CAMP HERE IN TOWN, THEN WEN TO EVANGEL UNIVERSITY IN SPRINGFIELD AND BRANSON FOR SUMMER CAMPS………NEXT FRIDAY, THE TIGERS WILL BE IN ROLLA FOR THEIR JAMBOREE WITH THE HOST BULLDOGS, CAPITAL CITY AND UNION…..

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WE’RE AT LAQUEY TODAY CHECKING THE NEW AND RETURNING COACHES FOR THE UPCOMING SEASON THAT STARTS IN EXACTLY 2 WEEKS, AGUST 27TH…
THERE’S NOT BEEN A LOT OF CHANGES FOR THE HORNETS AND LADY HORNETS….
CHANCE ALLAN IS BACK AS THE SCHOOLS ATHLETIC DIRECTOR…HE’S ALSO THE HORNETS FALL AND SPRING BASEBALL COACH….
A NEW SOFTBALL COACH FOR THE LADY HORNETS THIS YEAR IS ALSO THE BOYS BASKETBALL COACH, STEVE SCHOLFIELD….
GIRLS BASKETBALL HAS MIKE PARTEN RETURNING….
RICH HEENAN COMES BACK FOR BOYS AND GIRLS SOCCER THIS FALL, AND SPRING…
CROSS COUNTRY WILL SEE CRAIG PORTERFIELD RETURNING…..

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MONDAY, IT’S MIDDLE SCHOOL AND JR. HIGH TIME…
A WEEK AFTER THE HIGH SCHOOLERS STARTED THEIR FALL PRACTICES, THE 6TH, 7TH AND 8TH GRADERS AT THE MIDDLE SCHOOL LEVEL START THEIRS…..

AT WAYNESVILLE, THAT’S CROSS COUNTRY, FOOTBALL, AND VOLLEYBALL…..
THE CROSS COUNTRY TEAM MEETS AT 4:30 AT THE MIDDLE SCHOOL TENNIS COURTS..
THE FOOTBALL TEAM GOES FROM 4-7 AT SLAUGHTER FIELD….
THE MIDDLE SCHOOL VOLLEYBALLERS PRACTICE FROM 3:30-5 IN THE NEW MIDDLE SCHOOL…..
THE FOLLOWING WEEK, ALL PRACTICES WILL BE RIGHT AFTER SCHOOL DISMISSES….

AT THE SMALL SCHOOL LEVEL IN THE FRISCO LEAGUE, IT’S BOYS AND GIRLS JR. HIGH BASKETBALL THAT’S ADDED TO THE FALL SPORTS…..THOSE PRACTICES ALSO START UP ON MONDAY….
LIKE HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETES, MIDDLE AND JR. HIGH STUDENT ATHLETES MUST HAVE COMPLETED PHYSICAL ON FILE AT THE SCHOOL BEFORE THEY CAN BEGIN PRACTICE…

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ROYALS WERE OFF YESTERDAY….

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SPRINGFIELD CARDINAL
The Springfield Cardinals (34-53) took the series lead, 2-games-to-1, with a 4-3 win in 10 innings against the Arkansas Travelers (45-42) at Dickey-Stephens Park on Thursday night. A two-base fielding error in the top of the 10th scored SS Delvin Perez for the go-ahead run, before RHP Jacob Bosiokovic slammed the door with a scoreless bottom of the 10th.

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Patrick Mahomes isn’t BLAMING THE offensive line for the Kansas City Chiefs failing to repeat as Super Bowl CHAMPS. THE CHIEFS QB admitted he didn’t trust himself in the pocket enough during that game and vowed to improve….

One of the Chiefs’ prize additions on their offensive line is really helping him out.

“Just communicating with the offensive line on like how they protect,” Mahomes said to reporters at Chiefs training camp Thursday. “Orlando (Brown) is great about it and talking about different things that he is trying and seeing how I like them. Trying to build that relationship, build that kind of comfort with them.

Brown’s veteran experience will certainly help Mahomes trust his offensive line more. He allowed 28 pressures and three sacks for the Baltimore Ravens last season and didn’t allow a single sack or quarterback hit in 389 pass-blocking snaps at left tackle filling in for Ronnie Stanley. Brown has also committed just two holding penalties over the last two seasons. He’s just one of four offensive tackles selected to the Pro Bowl in each of the last two seasons
Brown is helping Mahomes accomplish his offseason challenge, using the valuable time the two have in training camp to figure out their tendencies.
CHIEFS MEET THE 49ers NEAR SAN FRANCISCO SAT. NIGHT AT 7:30…..

49er Coach Kyle Shanahan knows in the big picture, it won’t matter how well Trey Lance plays in his exhibition debut for the San Francisco 49ers. That doesn’t dampen Shanahan’s excitement to see his rookie first-round quarterback take the field in a game for the first time Saturday night when the Niners host the Kansas City Chiefs in an exhibition game.

3 NFL PRE SEASON GAMES TONIGHT:
TITANS AT FALCONS
BILLS AT LIONS
COWBOYS AT CARDINALS…


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