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KJEL SPORTS MONDAY AUGUST 23, 2021

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL SUNDAY-

CARDINALS 3 PITTSBURGH 0

IT WASN’T A GOOD WEEK, BUT IT DID END ON A WINNING NOTE FOR THE REDBIRDS BEHIND ANOTHER STERLING PERFORMANCE FROM ADAM WAINRIGHT WHO PITCHED EIGHT INNINGS, THROWING 106 PITCHES WITH TWO HITS ALLOWED WITH ALEX REYES ON FOR THE WRAPUP…

HE’S WON THE LAST SEVEN OUTINGS AGAINST THE PIRATES AND IN THIS ONE HE STRUCKOUT NINE WITHOUT A WALK..YADIER MOLINA SINGLED IN THE GAME’S FIRST RUN IN THE OPENING INNING….

PAUL GOLDSCHMIDT UNLOADED A SOLO HOMER IN THE FIFTH; HIS 19TH OF THE SEASON AND HAS NOW HIT SAFELY IN 11 STRAIGHT GAMES..

AND HARRISON BADER PRODUCED THE FINAL RUN OF THE AFTERNOON WITH AN EIGHTH INNING SINGLE…PITTSBURGH ENDED UP WINNING FIVE OF THE NINE GAMES PLAYED THIS SEASON AT BUSCH STADIUM..ST. LOUIS IS OFF TODAY BEFORE HOSTING DETROIT TOMORROW NIGHT AT 6:45..PREGAME COVERAGE WILL AIR AT 5:50 ON KJEL…

ROYALS 9 CHICAGO CUBS 1

KANSAS CITY SWEPT THE WEEKEND AT WRIGLEY FIELD…ANDREW BENINTENDI PROVIDED THREE HITS AND THREE RBI’S…CARLOS SANTANA ADDED THREE HITS AND HUNTER DOZIER DROVE IN TWO RUNS TO BACK CARLOS HERNANDEZ WHO IMPROVED TO 4-1 BY GOING 7 INNINGS, ALLOWING JUST A RUN ON FOUR HITS WITH EIGHT STRIKEOUTS..K.C. HAS WON SIX OF SEVEN AND WHIT MERRIFIELD LIKES THE DIRECTION THEY’RE HEADED.

THE ROYALS HEAD SOUTH TO MEET THE HOUSTON ASTROS TONIGHT AT 7:10..

DOUBLE A BASEBALL-

WICHITA 11 SPRINGFIELD CARDINALS 7

NFL FOOTBALL-

KANSAS CITY 17 ARIZONA 10

MAKE IT TWO ROAD WINS IN THE PRE-SEASON FOR THE CHIEFS WHO RODE A STRONG DEFENSIVE PERFORMANCE AND TOUCHDOWN PASSES FROM CHAD HENNE AND SHANE BUECHELE…PATRICK MAHOMES COMPLETED 10 OF 18 PASSES FOR 78 YARDS AND ONE INTERCEPTION AND SAYS THE OFFENSE IS WHERE IT NEEDS TO BE RIGHT NOW….

HE LED THE CHIEFS TO A FIELD GOAL ON A 15 PLAY DRIVE IN THE FIRST QUARTER…THE K.C. DEFENSE RECORDED FIVE SACKS….EXHIBITION PLAY CONCLUDES FRIDAY AT ARROWHEAD STADIUM AGAINST MINNESOTA WITH KICKOFF AT 7:00…

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL BEGINS FOR REAL THIS FRIDAY….TEAM’S WENT THRU DRESS REHERSALS THIS PAST FRIDAY WITH LEBANON TRAVELING TO REEDS SPRING TO MEET THE WOLVES, AURORA AND BRANSON..COACH WILL CHRISTIAN SAW SOME GOOD IMPRESSIONS AND OTHER AREAS OF NEED..

LHS WILL PLAY HOST TO HILLCREST IN THE SEASON AND OZARK CONFERENCE OPENER….PRE-GAME COVERAGE WILL BEGIN AT 6:15 WITH KICKOFF AT 7:00 ON KJEL…

RACING-

FRIDAY AT LEBANON MIDWAY SPEEDWAY, GRAYSON MCKINEY TOOK THE CHECKERED IN THE PURE STOCK FEATURE…TIM DAY WON THE HORNETS FEATURE…DAYTON PURSLEY WON THE B-MOD FEATURE…MARK SIMON WAS FIRST IN THE LATE MODEL MAIN….DONNIE MILLER DROVE TO VICTORY IN THE SUPER STOCK FEATURE…AND PETE RICHARDSON PREVAILED IN THE MIDWEST MODIFIED FEATURE…

AT THE LAKE OZARK SPEEDWAY SATURDAY, MARIO CLOUSER FROM CHATHAM, ILLINOIS WON THE NON-WING SPRINT FEATURE..AYRTON GENNETEN OF VERSAILLES TOOK THE CHECKERED WON THE WINGED SPRINT FEATURE. COLE CAMPBELL OF MEXICO WAS FIRST IN THE B-MOD FEATURE..DEREK HENSON OF RUSSELLVILLE PREVAILED IN THE SUPER STOCK MAIN..SPRINGFIELD’S GRAYSON MCKINEY WON THE SUPER STOCK FEATURE…

AT LUCAS OIL SPEEDWAY, LARRY FERRIS OF NEVADA PLACED FIRST IN THE LATE MODEL FEATURE…LEBANON’S KRIS JACKSON TOOK FIRST IN THE B-MOD FEATURE..JAMES MCMILLIN OF WARRENSBURG OUTDROVE THE FIELD IN THE STOCK CAR FEATURE, AND FULTON’S KEVIN BLACKBURN WON THE MODIFIED FEATURE..

RYAN BLANEY WON SUNDAY’S NASCAR RACE AT MICHIGAN..SATURDAY’S XFINITY RACE WENT TO A.J. ALMENDINGER WHILE SHELDON CREED DROVE TO VICTORY IN THE TRUCK RACE FRIDAY NIGHT AT GATEWAY IN ST. LOUIS…

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL-

EUGENE SENIOR BIG MAN CALEB WALKER HAS ANNOUNCED HE’LL PLAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL FOR AIR FORCE…HE AVERAGED 15 POINTS AND TEN REBOUNDS PER GAME FOR THE EAGLES DURING HIS JUNIOR CAMPAIGN…

 


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