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BRIAN DECKER HAS BEEN NAMED THE NEXT HEAD COACH OF THE LEBANON LADY YELLOWJACKETS…THE 2007 LEBANON HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE HAS BEEN THE TOP ASSISTANT FOR THE NOW RETIRED JACKY PAYNE FOR THE PAST FIVE SEASONS….

THE FINAL WEEK OF THE MISSOURI HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL SEASON IS AT HAND WITH THE FINAL STAGE OF THE M.S.H.S.A.A. SHOW-ME SHOWDOWN SET TO BEGIN TODAY IN SPRINGFIELD…THE CLASS FOUR BOY’S SEMIFINALS WILL FEATURE ST. JOSEPH LAFAYETTE UP AGAINST PARK HILLS CENTRAL AT NOON, FOLLOWED BY ST. LOUIS VASHON AND TOLTON CATHOLIC OF COLUMBIA AT 2:00….ON THE GIRLS SIDE, AT 4:00 PARK HILLS CENTRAL WILL OPPOSE ST. JOSEPH BENTON AT 4:00, THEN SOUTHERN BOONE WILL CHALLENGE VASHON AT 6:00 WITH ALL FOUR GAMES AT GREAT SOUTHERN BANK ARENA…CLASS FIVE AND SIX SEMIFINAL GAMES ARE TOMORROW…

COLLEGE BASKETBALL-

NCAA TOURNAMENT:

MIZZOU-UTAH STATE

THE TIGERS BEGIN THEIR POST-SEASON AS A A PART OF THE SOUTH REGION IN SACRAMENTO AS THE 7TH SEED FACING UTAH STATE. THE AGGIES HAVE LOST NINE STRAIGHT NCAA TOURNAMENT GAMES. THEIR LAST WIN AS A PROGRAM CAME IN ’01 WHEN THEY UPSET 5-SEED OHIO STATE IN THE FIRST ROUND.
MIZZOU COACH DENNIS GATES CERTAINLY LOOKS FORWARD TO HIS FIRST N.C.A.A. GAME ON THE TIGER SIDELINE…

THE TIGERS HAVE LOST FIVE STRAIGHT NCAA GAMES. THE LAST WIN COMING IN THE FIRST ROUND OF 2010. SINCE THEN, FOUR STRAIGHT ONE AND DONE’S FOR MIZZOU. TIP OFF IS AT 12:40.
(COURTESY MISSOURINET)

W.N.I.T.

NEBRASKA 75 MISSOURI STATE LADY BEARS 64

N.C.C.A.A. NATIONAL TOURNAMENT-

COLLEGE OF THE OZARKS LADY BOBCATS 81 ASBURY 67

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MIZZOU 10 LAMAR 8

MISSOURI STATE 7 SEMO 3

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL-

CARDINALS 4 METS 1

 

TEXAS 4 ROYALS 3

W.B.C.

USA 3 COLOMBIA 2

NHL-

MINNESOTA 8 ST. LOUIS 5

RYAN HARTMAN AND JOEL ERIKSSON EK EACH HAD THREE POINTS IN THE WILD VICTORY, THAT SAW BLUES GOALTENDER JORDAN BINNINGTON EJECTED FROM THE GAME. MINNESOTA COACH DEAN EVASON ON THE FIVE GOAL SECOND PERIOD BY HIS GROUP TO ERASE A 3-1 DEFICIT..

THE WIN  EXTENDS MINNESOTA’S POINT STREAK TO A FRANCHISE BEST 14. THE LAST TIME THE WILD LOST IN REGULATION WAS FEBRUARY 15TH AND THEY’VE GONE 11-0-3 SINCE. THE BLUES WILL NEXT PLAY TOMORROW NIGHT AT WASHINGTON…(COURTESY MISSOURINET)