HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL-

THE 78TH BLUE AND GOLD CONCLUDED FRIDAY NIGHT IN SPRINGFIELD……

GOLD CHAMPIONSHIP: CENTRAL 77 GLENDALE 47

GOLD 3RD PLACE: SPARTA 67 BRANSON 46

GOLD 5TH PLACE: GREENWOOD 72 OZARK 61

GOLD 7TH PLACE: MARSHFIELD 72 WILLOW SPRINGS 59

THE BLUEJAYS WON THREE STRAIGHT TOURNAMENT GAMES AFTER DROPPING THE OPENER TUESDAY TO GLENDALE….COACH JOHN CHERNE IS NOTING IMPROVEMENT IN THE WAY HIS SQUAD DEFENDS….

 

MERRICK DENNIS LED THE WAY FOR MARSHFIELD WITH 22 POINTS…SILAS MASSEY ADDED 19…MARSHFIELD WILL PLAY FRIDAY NIGHT AT ROGERSVILLE….

BLUE CHAMPIONSHIP: NIXA 59 REPUBLIC 48

BLUE 3RD PLACE: WILLARD 56 FAIR GROVE 53 (OT)

BLUE 5TH PLACE: ROGERSVILLE 46 HARTVILLE 38

BLUE 7TH PLACE: BOLIVAR 52 LEBANON 41

THE LIBERATORS OPENED WITH A 13-3 LEAD AFTER THE FIRST QUARTER AND PULLED AWAY IN THE LATE-GOING AFTER THE YELLOWJACKETS PULLED TO WITHIN FOUR…..DAMEAN YOUNG LED THE SCORING WITH 21 FOR BOLIVAR…..LEBANON COACH RYAN TOOMBS SAID IT WAS A DISAPPOINTING WAY TO END A TWO WIN TWO LOSS WEEK AT THE BLUE AND GOLD….

 

CALEB RAY HAD 11 FOR THE YELLOWJACKETS…..
LEBANON WILL TAKE AN 8-3 RECORD TO CAMDENTON TOMORROW NIGHT FOR THE OZARK CONFERENCE OPENER…THE LIBERATORS WILL ENTERTAIN WAYNESVILLE ON WEDNESDAY…..

WALNUT GROVE TOURNAMENT-

CHAMPIONSHIP: NIANGUA 99 LAMAR 79

3RD PLACE: EL DORADO SPRINGS 65 SEYMOUR 53

5TH PLACE: MORRISVILLE 60 MARIONVILLE 39

7TH PLACE: HOLLISTER 43 BILLINGS 30

CABOOL TOURNAMENT-

CHAMPIONSHIP: LIBERTY 67 NORWOOD 54

3RD PLACE: LICKING 52 MANSFIELD 47

5TH PLACE: GAINESVILLE 51 CABOOL 47

7TH PLACE: SALEM 70 DORA 59

GIRLS BASKETBALL-

MOUNTAIN GROVE TOURNAMENT-

CHAMPIONSHIP: ALTON 65 LICKING 35

3RD PLACE: NORWOOD 55 LIBERTY 47

5TH PLACE: WILLOW SPRINGS 68 MOUNTAIN GROVE 54

7TH PLACE: AVA 41 SALEM 37

PINK AND WHITE-

PINK CHAMPIONSHIP: KICKAPOO 57 FORT SMITH NORTHSIDE 47

3RD PLACE: EL DORADO SPRINGS 56 FAIR GROVE 51

5TH PLACE: AURORA 50 ROGERSVILLE 40

7TH PLACE: WEST PLAINS 53 CARTHAGE 31

WHITE CHAMPIONSHIP: GREENWOOD, ARK. 44 NIXA 41

3RD PLACE: MARSHFIELD 54 GLENDALE 46

5TH PLACE: SKYLINE 53 REPUBLIC 41

7TH PLACE: THAYER 61 BOLIVAR 36

COLLEGE BASKETBALL-

MIZZOU 92 CENTRAL ARKANSAS 59

TAMAR BATES MADE NINE OF TEN FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS ENROUTE TO A CAREER-HIGH 25 POINTS….SEAN EAST ADDED SIXTEEN WHILE CONNOR VANOVER AND NOAH CARTER PITCHED IN WITH 11 APIECE….COACH DENNIS GATES ON HIS TEAMS PERFORMANCE.

 

THE TIGERS OPEN S.E.C. PLAY WITH GEORGIA AT MIZZOU ARENA THIS SATURDAY AT 12-NOON….
(COURTESY MISSOURINET)

SOUTHWEST BAPTIST 72 WILLIAMS BAPTIST 49

S.B.U. LADY BEARCATS 96 HANNIBAL LA GRANGE 39

MISSOURI S&T 89 PRINCIPIA 62

MISSOURI S&T LADY MINERS 70 COTTEY COLLEGE 41

MISSOURI STATE LADY BEARS 54 NORTHERN IOWA 52

LACY STOKES DRIVING BANK SHOT AT THE BUZZER GAVE THE LADY BEARS A DRAMATIC VICTORY IN THE MISSOURI VALLEY CONFERENCE OPENER AT GREAT SOUTHERN BANK ARENA…

 

THE VISITORS LED THROUGHOUT UNTIL JUST OVER THREE MINUTES REMAINING IN REGULATION….KENNEDY TAYLOR LED MISSOURI STATE WITH 13 POINTS AND 13 REBOUNDS…THE LADY BEARS ARE 7-3 AND SET TO HOST VALPARAISO THURSDAY AT 6:30…….
(COURTESY MISSOURI STATE)

MISSOURI SOUTHERN 80 DRURY LADY PANTHERS 57

MAYVILLE STATE 88 COLLEGE OF THE OZARKS LADY BOBCATS 52

COLLEGE FOOTBALL-

MIZZOU 14 OHIO STATE 3

THE TIGER’S FINISHED A MEMORABLE CAMPAIGN WITH A WIN OVER THE 7TH RANKED BUCKEYES..CODY SCHRADER RAN FOR 128 YARDS AND A TOUCHDOWN WHILE BRADY COOK THREW A 7 YARD T.D. PASS TO LUTHER BURDEN HELPING MIZZOU SCORE TWO FOURTH QUARTER TOUCHDOWNS AFTER BEING BLANKED FOR 45 MINUTES..COACH ELI DRINKWITZ SAID THE TIGERS STOOD THE TEST OF TIME AND KEPT THE GAME WITHIN REACH.

 

SCHRADER FINISHED WITH 128 YARDS IN THE FINAL GAME OF HIS TWO YEAR CAREER IN COLUMBIA AFTER TRANSFERRING FROM TRUMAN STATE.. THE TIGERS HELD OHIO STATE TO 203 YARDS AND FORCED 8 PUNTS ….MIZZOU FINISHES 11-2 AND WILL HOST MURRAY STATE IN THE 2024 SEASON OPENER ON AUGUST 31ST…
(COURTESY MISSOURINET)

COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF GAMES TODAY:

ALABAMA-MICHIGAN IN THE ROSE BOWL

TEXAS-WASHINGTON IN THE SUGAR BOWL

N.F.L.

KANSAS CITY 25 CINCINNATI 17

THE CHIEFS DEFENSE THREW A SHUTOUT FOR THE FINAL 38 MINUTES ON SEVEN POSSESSIONS AFTER
THE BENGALS HAD GONE UP 17-7 IN THE SECOND QUARTER…..HARRISON BUTKER BOOTED SIX FIELD GOALS WHILE ISIAH PACHECO RUSHED FOR 130 YARDS AND ADDED A TOUCHDOWN RECEPTION…RASHEE RICE CAUGHT FIVE PASSES FOR 127 YARDS….

 

THE WIN GIVES KANSAS CITY THE A.F.C. WEST CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE EIGHTH STRAIGHT YEAR AND WILL HAVE AT LEAST THE NUMBER 3 SEED IN THE PLAYOFFS….THE CHIEFS WILL CONCLUDE THE REGULAR SEASON AGAINST THE CHARGERS IN LOS ANGELES NEXT SUNDAY……
(COURTESY MISSOURINET)