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Marvs Sports-KFBD-Saturday May 29

A BUSY DAY FOR BASEBALL AND SOCCER AT THE HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL AS BOTH HAVE QUARTER FINALS SCHEDULED…..

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BASEBALL’S 2 LARGEST CLASSES, 5 AND 6, ARE INTO THEIR QUARTERS TODAY…
THE OTHER 4 CLASSES SHOULD HAVE REACHED THEIR SEMI FINALS THAT START NEXT WEEK AT THE U.S. BALLPARK IN OZARK, THE HOME OF THE FORMER OZARK MOUNTAIN DUCKS, A MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ORGANIZATION THAT DISBANDED IN 2003 WHEN THE SPRINGFIELD CARDINALS CAME TO TOWN JUST UP THE ROAD…..
THE PARK WAS IDLE FOR SEVERAL YEARS, THEN SOME RENOVATING BROUGHT THE PARK BACK, RE-NAMED PRICE CUTTER PARK…..SOME SPRINGFIELD COLLEGES USED THE PARK FOR THEIR HOME GAMES BEFORE IT BECAME THE SITE OF TOURNAMENTS, AND THE STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS WHICH DID NOT HAPPEN LAST YEAR, BUT APPARENTLY WILL IN 2021….

THE CLASS 5 QUARTER FINALS TODAY HAS THE ONLY OZARK CONFERENCE SCHOOL STILL PLAYING, GLENDALE TRAVELING TO WILLARD FOR A 1PM FIRST PITCH….FT. ZUMWALT SOUTH HEADS TO CHESTERFIELD IN ST. LOUIS COUNTY TO MEET PARKWAY CENTRAL.
GRAIN VALLEY HOSTS SMITHVILLE AND ROCKWOOD SUMMIT VISITS JEFFERSON COLLEGE IN HILLSBORO TO MEET FESTUS…

CLASS 6 HAS THE JEFF CITY JAYS, THE TEAM WHO ELIMINATED WAYNESVILLE STILL ALIVE AND HOSTING REPUBLIC AT 2 THIS AFTERNOON..
FRANCIS HOWELL HOSTS FT. ZUMWALT WEST IN ST. CHARLES.
LIBERTY VISITS RAY-PEC IN THE KANSAS CITY AREA AND
LINDBURGH HOSTS C.B.C. IN ST. LOUIS COUNTY…..

THIS PAST WEEKS RAIN MAY HAVE FORCED SOME OF CLASS 3 AND 4 TO BUMP THEIR GAMES TO THIS SATURDAY, BUT ALL WERE SCHEUDLED TO BE COMPLETED BY FRIDAY EVENING….

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SOCCER QUARTER FINALS IN ALL 4 CLASSES ARE TODAY…
CLASS 1, THE CROCKER LADY LIONS ARE PLAYING HOST THIS AFTERNOON TO THE NEW COVENANT LADY WARRIORS OUT OF SPRINGFIELD….
THE MATCH WILL BE PLAYED AT THE LAQUEY SOCCER FIELD AT 12 NOON TODAY….QUARTER FINAL WINNERS MOVE TO THE FINAL 4 IN ST. LOUIS NEXT WEDNESDAY AT THE WORLD TECHNOLOGY PARK IN FENTON…….

FUTURE OZARK CONFERENCE MEMBER BOLIVAR IS PLAYING IN THE CLASS 2 QUARTERS TODAY AT OAK GROVE AS THEY MEET THE LADY PANTHERS..THE LADY LIBERATORS ARE 19-6…..

CLASS 4 SOCCER HAS THIS YEAR’S OZARK CONFERENCE CHAMP, AND THE ONLY CONFERENCE TEAM STILL LEFT, THE KICKAPOO LADY CHIEFS HOSTING LEE’S SUMMIT WEST FOR A 1PM START..THE MATCH IS SCHEDULED FOR THE GRASS FIELD, BUT IF RAIN FORCES A MOVE, THEY WILL PLAY ON THE TURF AT THE STADIUM…..

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TENNIS WRAPS UP THIS SEASON TODAY IN ALL 3 CLASSES AT THE COOPER COMPLEX IN SPRINGFIELD……
CLASS 1, IT’S WESTMINSTER CHRISTIAN, CLAYTON, BOLIVAR AND BARSTOW..
CLASS 2, THEIR FINAL 4 FEATURES LADUE HORTON-WATKINS, PRIORY,BRANSON, AND THOMAS JEFFERSON-INDEPENDANT OF JOPLIN…..
CLASS 3, IT’S JOHN BURROUGHS, COLUMBIA ROCKBRIDGE, LEE’S SUMMIT WEST AND KANSAS CITY ROCKHURST……
THE SEMI’S WERE YESTERDAY, THE CHAMPIONSHIPS AND 3RD PLACE MATCHES ARE UNDERWAY TODAY……….

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TRACK
CLASS 3 TRACK AND FIELD HAS THEIR STATE MEET TODAY AT ADKINS STADIUM IN JEFFERSON CITY….
YESTERDAY IT WAS CLASS 4 WHO RAN THEIRS, WITH CLASS 5 FEATURING DISTRICT AND SECTIONAL CHAMP WAYNESVILLE IN ACTION THIS PAST THURSDAY…
TRACK WAS A BIT DIFFERENT THIS YEAR..
WITH THE ADDITION OF AN EXTRA CLASS THIS YEAR, EACH DAY OF THE STATE MEET WAS JUST FOR THAT CLASS, NOT SPREAD OUT OVER 2 DAYS AS IT WAS IN THE PAST…..

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STL

THE ST. LOUIS CARDINALS ARE IN THE DESERT THIS WEEKEND TAKING ON THE ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS…..and last night got an 8 to 6 win over the Diamondbacks. It will be an evening game tonight with an 8:15 pre-game start on 97.9 f-m. Then, an afternoon game tomorrow before the Cardinals move on to Dodger Stadium Monday night at 7:15.

The Kansas City Chiefs are putting some wins together after the recent losing streak. Kansas City topped Minnesota last night 8 to 3.

 


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