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KJEL SPORTS FRIDAY AUGUST 27, 2021

WEEK 1 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL-

HILLCREST AT LEBANON

THE OZARK CONFERENCE OPENER FEATURES THE HORNETS OF NEW HEAD COACH LEE COLEMAN, A FORMER HILLCREST STANDOUT FROM THE LATE NINETIES WHO’S WORKED DURING THE SUMMER TO ACCLIMATE HIS SQUAD TO SOME OF THE SAME AND SOME DIFFERENT THINGS.

 

THE YELLOWJACKETS COME OFF A 7-4 SEASON IN 2020 AND A THIRD DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP IN THE LAST FOUR YEARS..COACH WILL CHRISTIAN
HAS RESPECT FOR THE HILLCREST OFFENSE WITH SENIOR QUARTERBACK MIKE FLOYD AND SOME CAPABLE SKILL PEOPLE..

LHS HAS WON SIX STRAIGHT AGAINST HILLCREST, INCLUDING 34-13 LAST YEAR IN SPRINGFIELD..PRE-GAME COVERAGE WILL AIR AT 6:15 WITH THE KICKOFF AT 7:00 ON KJEL…

KICKAPOO AT CAMDENTON

THE LAKERS HOST THE CHIEFS…COACH JEFF SHORE FEELS DEPTH WILL BE AN ASSET FOR CAMDENTON THIS SEASON…

LAKER TALK AIRS AT 9:30 THIS MORNING ON KJEL..

PARKVIEW AT WAYNESVILLE

ROLLA AT BOLIVAR

CENTER HILL, MISSISSIPPI AT WEST PLAINS

MARSHFIELD AT SENECA

BUFFALO AT AVA

WILLARD AT CARL JUNCTION

NEOSHO AT REPUBLIC

CARTHAGE AT OZARK

BRANSON AT NIXA

JOPLIN AT WEBB CITY

VALLE CATHOLIC AT SKYLINE

MOUNTAIN GROVE AT FAIR GROVE

ROGERSVILLE AT NEVADA

ELDON AT SPRINGFIELD CENTRAL

COLE CAMP AT WARSAW

OSAGE AT FULTON

KNOB KNOSTER AT VERSAILLES

STOCKTON AT MARIONVILLE

CABOOL AT MILLER

STRAFFORD AT LIBERTY

CLEVER AT WILLOW SPRINGS

SARCOXIE AT HOUSTON

SPRINGFIELD CATHOLIC AT LAMAR

DIAMOND AT ASH GROVE

THAYER AT HAYTI

PIERCE CITY AT LOCKWOOD

EL DORADO SPRINGS AT FORSYTH

UNIVERSITY ACADEMY CHARTER AT TIPTON

RUSSELLVILLE AT MISSOURI MILITARY ACADEMY

SOUTHERN BOONE AT ODESSA

LINCOLN AT MIDWAY

SEDALIA SMITH COTTON AT MOBERLY

CHAMINADE AT JEFFERSON CITY

HANNIBAL AT HELIAS

CAPITAL CITY AT WARRENSBURG

BLAIR OAKS-MARYVILLE

COLLEGE FOOTBALL SATURDAY-

EVANGEL AT CLARKE

NFL PRE-SEASON TONIGHT-

MINNESOTA AT KANSAS CITY

 

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL THURSDAY-

PITTSBURGH 11 CARDINALS 7

THE PIRATES SCORED EIGHT IN THE SEVENTH TO TOP THE CARDINALS AT PNC PARK. YOSHI TSUTSUGO TOPPED OFF THE INNING WITH A TWO-RUN HOMER FOR PITTSBURGH, WHICH HAS WON FIVE-OF-SEVEN. CHAD KUHL PICKED UP THE WIN IN RELIEF, HIS FOURTH OF THE YEAR. CARDS MANAGER MIKE SHILDT SAID THIS ONE HURT.

NOLAN ARENADO AND EDMUNDO SOSA BOTH HOMERED TO STAKE ST. LOUIS TO AN EARLY 7-1 LEAD. GENESIS CABRERA GAVE UP SIX RUNS WITHOUT RECORDING AN OUT TO FALL TO 2-AND-5. THE CARDS HAVE DROPPED FOUR-OF-SIX AND PLAY THE PIRATES AGAIN TONITE AT 6:05…

ROYALS 6 SEATTLE 4

A SIXTH INNING GRAND SLAM BY SALVADOR PEREZ HELPED THE ROYALS BEAT THE MARINERS IN SEATTLE. SEATTLE LED 4-1 WHEN PEREZ HIT HIS 35TH HOME RUN OF THE SEASON WITH THE SACKS JAMMED…. MANAGER MIKE MATHENY CREDITED THE LINEUP WITH CREATING THE OPPORTUNITY…

WHIT MERRIFIELD AND NICKY LOPEZ EACH ADDED AN RBI. BRAD KELLER ALLOWED TWO RUNS IN FOUR-AND-ONE-THIRD INNINGS AND ERVIN SANTANA GOT THE WIN OUT OF THE BULLPEN FOR THE ROYALS, WHO HAVE WON FIVE OF SEVEN. YUSEI KIKUCHI GAVE UP FOUR RUNS OVER FIVE INNINGS AND RELEIVER JOE SMITH WAS TAGGED WITH THE LOSS. KYLE SEAGER HIT A SOLO HOMER AND JAKE FRALEY DREW A BASES-LOADED WALK AND ADDED A TWO-RUN BLAST FOR THE MARINERS’ WHOSE THREE-GAME WINNING STREAK WAS SNAPPED.

DOUBLE A CENTRAL LEAGUE-

SPRINGFIELD AT NORTHWEST ARKANSAS RAINED OUT

IT IS THE LATTER PART OF AUGUST, BUT THERE WAS SOME BASKETBALL DISCUSSED THURSDAY AS DRURY WOMEN’S COACH AMY EAGEN MADE AN APPEARANCE IN LEBANON AT THE ROTARY CLUB….THE LADY PANTHERS WERE NATIONAL RUNNERUP IN DIVISION TWO LAST SEASON, AND THE COACH CREDITED LEBANON NATIVE KELSEY WINFREY FOR HER CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SUCCESSFUL PRODUCT.

DRURY WAS 24-2 AND WILL RETURN 4 STARTERS, INCLUDING NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR PAIGE ROBINSON…THE SCHEDULE WILL BEGIN OCTOBER 29TH AGAINST 2019 NATIONAL RUNNERUP SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA STATE IN THE WEST TEXAS A&M CLASSIC…

 


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