HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL-

FATIMA 65 CUBA 40

TIPTON 59 LEETON 55

LEBANON PLAYS TONIGHT AT BRANSON…IT’S THE SECOND MEETING IN THE LAST WEEK AFTER THE TWO COLLIDED IN LAST FRIDAY’S FORSYTH TOURNAMENT SEMIFINALS, WON BY THE PIRATES 51-45…LEBANON COACH RYAN TOOMBS HOPES HIS BALLCLUB CAN FIND BIT MORE OFFENSE THIS TIME IN THE FIRST TRUE ROAD GAME OF THE CAMPAIGN..

 

BRANSON HAS WON THE LAST NINE GAMES WITH LEBANON; THREE IN THE BLUE AND GOLD GOING BACK TO 2011…..YOU’LL HEAR TONIGHT’S GAME AT 7:30 ON KJEL….

GIRLS BASKETBALL THURSDAY-

CONWAY 36 GREENWOOD 34

HARTVILLE 49 GAINESVILLE 32

MACKS CREEK 46 CLIMAX SPRINGS 39

ELDON 79 LEBANON 70

THE LADY MUSTANGS WENT IN FRONT EARLY AND WITHSTODD SEVERAL COMEBACK ATTEMPTS IN A HI-SCORING GAME AT BOSWELL AUDITORIUM…ELDON LED BY AS MANY AS 14 BEFORE THE LADY ‘JACKETS CAME TO WITHIN FOUR IN THE FINAL PERIOD BEFORE CONNECTING ON SEVEN OF NINE FOUL SHOTS TO PUT IT AWAY….LEBANON COACH BRIAN DECKER SAID ONE AREA SHOWED IMPROVEMENT WHILE ANOTHER DID NOT…

 

SYDNEY HALDERMAN AND DELANEY MCGHAY EACH SUPPLIED 25 POINTS FOR ELDON…LORAN MOONEY PROVIDED 20 FOR L.H.S. WHICH WILL TRAVEL TO BRANSON NEXT THURSDAY WHILE ELDON PLAYS NEXT TUESDAY AT CAMDENTON…

OTHER GIRLS FINALS:

MARSHFIELD 46 CAMDENTON 20

SKYLINE 51 SOUTHERN BOONE 37

OSAGE 66 WAYNESVILLE 63

ST. ELIZABETH 57 CROCKER 42

RICHLAND 45 STEELVILLE 36

NORWOOD 54 BAKERSFIELD 49

FAIR PLAY 51 EUGENE 29

FORDLAND 42 SEYMOUR 24

FATIMA 41 OWENSVILLE 31

TIPTON 61 LEETON 22

NORTH SHELBY 55 TUSCUMBIA 47

WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL-

SOUTHWEST BAPTIST 71 ROCKHURST 50

DRURY LADY PANTHERS 72 WILLIAM JEWELL 55

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL-

MZZOU AT KANSAS SATURDAY

THE TIGERS ARE ONE OF JUST FOUR TEAMS IN THE NATION WITH TWO ROAD WINS AGAINST POWER CONFERENCE SCHOOLS.
THE JAYHAWKS HAVE ALREADY BEATEN KENTUCKY AND TENNESSEE ON NEUTRAL SITES AND BEAT THEN 5TH RANKED UCONN AT HOME LAST FRIDAY.
MIZZOU TRANSFER GUARD CALEB GRILL FEELS HE’S GETTING INTO THE FLOW NOW..

 

THIS WILL BE THE 272ND MEETING IN THE BORDER SHOWDOWN RIVALRY. KANSAS AND MISSOURI WERE CONFERENCE MEMBERS FROM 1907 TO 2012. KU LEADS THE OVERALL SERIES 176-95, WHICH INCLUDES A 95-67 WIN LAST SEASON IN MIZZOU ARENA. THE JAYHAWKS HAVE WON FOUR STRAIGHT AND NINE OF THE LAST 10 MEETINGS WITH MU. TIPOFF IS SET FOR 4:15 TOMORROW AT ALLEN FIELDHOUSE…
(COURTESY MISSOURINET)

FOOTBALL-

THE MISSOURI FOOTBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION WILL MEET THIS WEEKEND AT MARGARITAVILLE AT THE LAKE OF THE OZARKS….LEBANON’S WILL CHRISTIAN IS TO BE ENSHRINED INTO THE M.F.C.A. HALL OF FAME TONIGHT…

 

COACH C WILL JOIN PREVIOUS AREA COACHES THAT HAVE RECEIVED THE CALL TO THE HALL OF FAME, LIKE TIPTON’S TONY BRABY, DAN HENDERSON OF OSAGE, WAYNESVILLE’S RICK VERNON, BILL SCHUCHARDT OF SALEM, CAMDENTON’S BOB SHORE, DOUG POTTS OF BOLIVAR, ROLLA’S GARY MILES, LARRY SILVA OF AVA, RANDY MORROW OF WARSAW AND FORMER LEBANON COACH HARV WELCH..ALSO GOING INTO THE HALL OF FAME TONIGHT WILL BE JOHN DABNEY OF MILAN, JASON AMBROSON OF SMITHVILLE AND CHARLIE ELMENDORF OF DUCHESNE..

NFL SUNDAY-

BUFFALO AT KANSAS CITY

THE TWO PLAYOFF CONTENDERS MEET AGAIN AT ARROWHEAD STADIUM….THE BILLS HAVE TAKEN THEIR BYE WEEK AFTER THE OVERTIME LOSS AT PHILADELPHIA WHILE THE CHIEFS ATTEMPT TO RESTART AFTER THE SUNDAY NIGHT LOSS AT GREEN BAY….K.C. COACH ANDY REID SAYS STAYING COHESIVE HAS BEEN A PRIMARY MESSAGE…

 

THE CHIEFS AT 8-4 OWN A 2-GAME LEAD ON THE A.F.C. WEST, AND CURRENTLY OCCUPY THE 3-SEED IN THE PLAYOFF STANDINGS…..
QUARTERBACK PATRICK MAHOMES SAYS THE SEARCH FOR IMPROVEMENT HAS BEEN ONGOING….

 

BUFFALO IS 6-6 AND IN THE 11TH POSITION CURRENTLY…THIS WILL START THE FIVE WEEK SPRINT TO THE FINISH LINE FOR THE CHIEFS WHO WILL PLAY AT NEW ENGLAND, THEN HOST THE RAIDERS AND CINCINNATI BEFORE CONCLUDING THE REGULAR SEASON AT THE L.A. CHARGERS ON JANUARY 7TH…

NHL TONIGHT-

ST. LOUIS AT COLUMBUS