HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL-

AURORA 75 CAMDENTON 61

LEBANON 48 BRANSON 45

WITH FIVE GAMES PLAYED THUS FAR, OVER ONE THIRD HAVE BEEN AGAINST THE PIRATES AND FRIDAY’S GAME WAS SIMILAR TO THE ONE SEVEN DAYS EARLIER IN THE FORSYTH TOURNAMENT, EXCEPT THIS TIME THE YELLOWJACKETS EMERGED VICTORIOUS, OUTSCORING BRANSON 16-7 DURING THE FINAL 8 MINUTES….L.H.S. COACH RYAN TOOMBS SAID IT WAS A TESTAMENT TO HEART AND TOUGHNESS..

 

NOAH BOGGS LED THE SCORING WITH 18 FOR THE BLACK AND GOLD…NOAH TOLLIVER PROVIDED 17 FOR BRANSON…..LEBANON GOES TO 4-1 ON THE SEASON WITH A HOME GAME FRIDAY UP NEXT AGAINST THE NORWOOD PIRATES……

ALSO:

FAIR GROVE 63 MARSHFIELD 45

HARTVILLE 85 FORDLAND 26

NIANGUA 64 HURLEY 14

CUBA 60 DIXON 55

STOUTLAND 77 HALFWAY 62

DORA 59 PLATO 46

IBERIA 58 STOVER 54

LICKING 50 STEELVILLE 40

TUSCUMBIA 61 RICHLAND 45

WHEATLAND 61 SKYLINE 48

VERSAILLES 73 OSAGE 57

ST. ELIZABETH 72 MACKS CREEK 47

AVA 55 GAINESVILLE 44

CABOOL 54 SUMMERSVILLE 49

GREENWOOD 70 MOUNTAIN GROVE 54

SPRINGFIELD CATHOLIC 55 STRAFFORD 38

LAKELAND 50 LINCOLN 46

WEAUBLEAU 80 MORRISVILLE 39

HERMITAGE 52 WARSAW 24

ROGERS, ARK. 51 WAYNESVILLE 28

ROLLA 57 PACIFIC 20

SALEM 82 ST. JAMES 57

HILLCREST 66 WILLARD 52

OWENSVILLE 61 LINN 48

TIPTON 46 LA MONTE 35

ELDON 54 SULLIVAN 28

MANSFIELD TOURNAMENT:

EMINENCE 72 CONWAY 55

RUSH 59 MANSFIELD 43

GIRLS BASKETBALL-

STOUTLAND 66 HALFWAY 28

LAQUEY 50 VIENNA 40

FORSYTH 56 BUFFALO 44

OSAGE 57 MEXICO 30

CUBA 66 DIXON 22

KNOB KNOSTER 56 VERSAILLES 37

OSCEOLA 44 STOCKTON 42

TIPTON 58 LA MONTE 28

MORRISVILLE 67 WEAUBLEAU 35

EUGENE 42 HUMANSVILLE 32

MACKS CREEK 57 WHEATLAND 48

CAPITAL CITY 55 RUSSELLVILLE 42

COLLEGE BASKETBALL-

SOUTHWEST BAPTIST 65 DRURY 63

S.B.U. LADY BEARCATS 66 DRURY 65

MISSOURI S&T 95 MARYVILLE 81

MARYVILLE 79 S&T LADY MINERS 60

EVANGEL 72 BETHANY 61

BETHANY 66 EVANGEL WOMEN 61

COLLEGE OF THE OZARKS 79 KANSAS CHRISTIAN 72

C OF O LADY BOBCATS 87 MISSOURI BAPTIST 68

KANSAS 73 MIZZOU 64

A 20-2 FIRST HALF RUN LIFTED PUT THE JAYHAWKS IN FRONT AND IN CONTROL THE REST OF THE WAY…HUNTER DICKINSON RECORDED 13 POINTS AND 16 BOARDS FOR K.U. KANSAS LED 41-29 AT HALFTIME AND OUTREBOUNDED THE TIGERS 42-25….COACH DENNIS GATES SAID PORTIONS OF THE GAME WERE WELL-PLAYED BY HIS TEAM, BUT THAT PROVED TO BE NOT ENOUGH…

 

SEAN EAST LED MIZZOU WITH 21…NICK HONOR ADDED 17….THE TIGERS RETURN TO THE HARDWOOD SUNDAY, HOSTING SETON HALL IN A 4:00 TIP AT THE SPRINT CENTER IN KANSAS CITY, THEN FACE ILLINOIS IN THE ‘BRAGGIN RIGHTS GAME FRIDAY DECEMBER 22ND IN ST. LOUIS…….

KANSAS STATE 84 MIZZOU LADY TIGERS 56

MISSOURI STATE 69 SAM HOUSTON 60

PLAYING WITHOUT STARTING GUARD MATTHEW LEE DUE TO INJURY, THE BEARS HELD THE VISITORS TO 29 PERCENT FIELD GOAL SHOOTING AND SNAPPED A 2-GAME LOSING SKID….N.J. BENSON LED THE DEFENSIVE EFFORT WITH 7 BLOCKS WHICH TIES A SCHOOL RECORD……..

 

DONOVAN CLAY TOSSED IN 20 POINTS WHILE ALSTON MASON ADDED 18…MISSOURI STATE STAYS UNBEATEN AT HOME WITH 4 CONSECUTIVE VICTORIES, AND IS NOW 7-3, AND ON THE ROAD AT TULSA SATURDAY FOR A 2:00 TIPOFF…….

 

NFL SUNDAY-

BUFFALO 20 KANSAS CITY 17

THE BILLS CONTINUED TO HOLD THE UPPER HAND ON THE CHIEFS DURING RECENT REGULAR SEASON GAMES AT ARROWHEAD STADIUM…TYLER BASS CONVERTED A 39 YARD FIELD GOAL WITH 1:54 REMAINING THAT PUT THE VISITORS IN FRONT….CHIEFS TACKLE CHRIS JONES….

 

KANSAS CITY LOST A POTENTIAL GAME-WINNING PLAY WHEN KADARIUS TONEY TOOK A LATERAL FROM TRAVIS KELCE INTO THE ENDZONE TO COMPLETE A 49 YARD SCORING PLAY, BUT WAS RULED TO HAVE BEEN OFFSIDE…QUARTERBACK PATRICK MAHOMES SAID THAT WAS UNUSUAL TO SAY THE LEAST…

 

BUFFALO HAD A TEN MINUTE ADVANTAGE IN TIME OF POSSESSION, AND WENT PLUS ONE IN TURNOVERS….THE CHIEFS HAVE DROPPED FOUR OF SIX AND ARE A GAME IN FRONT OF DENVER IN THE A.F.C. WEST WITH A RECORD OF 8-6…A ROAD GAME AT NEW ENGLAND IS THIS SUNDAY AT 12 NOON…..

BASEBALL-

THE CARDINALS SENT OUTFIELDER TYLER O’NEILL TO BOSTON FRIDAY IN RETURN FOR PITCHERS NICK ROBERTSON AND VICTOR SANTOS….
ROBERTSON WAS 0-1 WITH THE DODGERS AND BOSTON THIS PAST SEASON WHILE SANTOS HAS BEEN ASSIGNED TO THE MINORS…

AND THE ROYALS ADDED A POTENTIAL BULLPEN MAINSTAY SUNDAY WITH THE SIGNING OF VETERAN LEFTHANDER WILL SMITH…HE WAS A PART OF THE RUN TO THE 2023 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BY THE TEXAS RANGERS WHILE ALSO EARNING WORLD SERIES RINGS THE TWO SEASONS PRIOR WHILE A MEMBER OF THE ATLANTA BRAVES AND HOUSTON ASTROS…..SMITH MADE HIS MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT IN 2012 WITH THE ROYALS….HE HAD 22 SAVES WITH THE RANGERS THIS PAST SEASON…