MATCHUPS FOR THIS YEAR’S GREENWOOD BLUE AND GOLD TOURNAMENT WERE RELEASED WEDNESDAY….SPRINGFIELD CENTRAL IS THE TOP-SEED IN THE GOLD DIVISION WITH NIXA NUMBER ONE IN THE BLUE….GOLD FIRST ROUND GAMES ARE SCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY DECEMBER 26TH AT HAMMONS STUDENT CENTER ON THE MISSOURI STATE CAMPUS….

9:30 ASH GROVE-WILLOW SPRINGS
11:00 SPRINGFIELD CENTRAL-SKYLINE
12:30 SPRINGFIELD GREENWOOD-CRANE
2:00 SPARTA-SPOKANE
5:00 BRANSON-AVA
6:30 CLEVER-OZARK
8:00 STRAFFORD-MOUNT VERNON
9:30 SPRINGFIELD GLENDALE-MARSHFIELD

BLUE DIVISION AT GREAT SOUTHERN BANK ARENA:

9:30 LEBANON-MOUNTAIN GROVE
11:00 NIXA-REEDS SPRING
12:30 FAIR GROVE-AURORA
2:00 CAMDENTON-ROGERSVILLE
5:00 SPRINGFIELD CATHOLIC-WEST PLAINS
6:30 REPUBLIC-BUFFALO
8:00 BOLIVAR-WILLARD
9:30 HARTVILLE-STOCKTON

GIRLS BASKETBALL-

ELDON AT LEBANON 7:30 TONIGHT ON KJEL

COLLEGE BASKETBALL WEDNESDAY-

EVANGEL 90 AVILA 66

WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL-

MIZZOU 81 MISSOURI STATE 63

EVANGEL 71 AVILA 63

COLLEGE OF THE OZARKS 74 ST. AMBROSE 52

NHL WEDNESDAY-

LAS VEGAS 6 ST. LOUIS 3

THE BLUES HELD A 3-1 LEAD HEADING INTO THE SECOND, BUT VEGAS SCORED FIVE UNANSWERED GOALS TO WIN THE GAME AND AVENGE MONDAY’S 2-1 OVERTIME SETBACK….ST. LOUIS CAPTAIN BRAYDEN SCHENN ON THE LACK OF CONSISTENCY.

AFTER THE GOLDEN KNIGHTS TOOK A FIRST PERIOD LEAD, JAKE NEIGHBOURS, KEVIN HAYES AND JORDAN KYROU COMBINED TO PUT ST. LOUIS IN FRONT 3-1 BEFORE ‘VEGAS TOOK OVER IN THE SECOND TWENTY MINUTES.. THE BLUES ARE AT COLUMBUS TOMORROW NIGHT, THEN  FACE THE BLACKHAWKS IN CHICAGO SATURDAY NIGHT….