In high school basketball Thursday night, Fayette beat Smithton 67 to 49. Fayette was led by Rudy Williams who had 30 points on the night. Dane Apsher led Smithton with 21 points. Tyler Gerke added 13 and Preston McMullen contributed 11. Smithton plays Slater at the SFCC W/K shootout Saturday.
On the girls side Thursday night, Weaubleau topped Lincoln 61 to 13. Morgan Strathman and Meghan Cooke led Lincoln in scoring. Strathman tacked on 5 and Cooke had 4.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Rams find themselves with a chance to finish the season with a winning record for the first time since 2003. If they accomplish that feat, Sam Bradford and the offense won’t be the main reason for the success. The Rams offense is 29th in scoring and Bradford is ranked 22nd among quarterbacks.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Dwayne Bowe’s injury further opens the wide receiver void for the Kansas City Chiefs. Bowe suffered a rib injury last Sunday against Cleveland. Former first-round pick Jon Baldwin has not made an impact in the NFL, and veteran Steve Breaston hasn’t been active the last several games.
(Lawrence, KS) — The Kansas Jayhawks battle the Belmont Bruins at Allen Fieldhouse tomorrow night. The ninth-ranked Jayhawks have won six in-a-row to move to 7-and-1. The Bruins are 6-and-2 on the season
(Seattle, WA) — The Kansas State Wildcats are in Seattle, Washington tomorrow night facing the Gonzaga Bulldogs. The Wildcats are 7-and-1 on the year, while the number-14 Bulldogs come in at 9-and-1.
(Columbia, MO) — The Missouri Tigers are off the hardwood until Monday night when they host South Carolina State. The Tigers have won four straight since losing to Louisville. Mizzou is 8-and-1 overall.