High School Basketball
Northwestern Tournament at Mendon
Northwestern Lady Eagles 33
Hale Lady Cardinals 63
Northwestern Eagles 52
Meadville Eagles 66
Bucklin/Macon Co Lady Raiders 42
Meadville Eagles 37
Bucklin/Macon Co Raiders 40
Linn County Mustangs 48
The Championship bracket is set for Saturday evening as the girls of Bucklin/Macon County face off against Hale and in the boys matchup Meadville will take on Linn County. Live coverage of the Northwestern Tournament on sister station 103.9 KRLI will start up no sooner than 6:15, depending on the first game for boys third place at 5:30. You can also listen online at 1039 The Grenade dot com.
The Knob Noster Boys Basketball Team beat the Lincoln Cardinals 61 – 21 Thursday night in the Warsaw Tournament. The Panthers will play again Saturday night at 5:00 verses the winner of the Lakeland/ Eldorado Springs game later tonight.
At the Marshall Tournament
Grain Valley 41
5th place (5:00)- Sacred Heart vs. Marshall
3rd (6:30)- Windsor vs. Smith-Cotton
1st (8:00)- Kirksville vs. Grain Valley
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Suspended Missouri guard Michael Dixon has left the team amid a pair of sexual assault allegations. School officials confirmed Dixon’s intent to transfer last night. Dixon has been benched all season for the No. 13 Tigers.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Rams receiver Danny Amendola wore a walking boot and missed a second straight day of practice. Offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer says it might be a game-day decision whether Amendola plays against San Francisco. Center Scott Wells also missed the last two days of practice with a knee issue.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have claimed offensive lineman Hayworth Hicks off waivers. Hicks spent time on the Indianapolis Colts practice squad before being acquired by the New York Jets earlier this month. The Chiefs also released kicker Matt Szymanski from the practice squad.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pitcher Felipe Paulino and the Kansas City Royals have agreed to a $1.75 million contract that avoided salary arbitration. The deal announced yesterday included $250,000 in performance bonuses. Chris Getz and Luke Hochevar are the only remaining Royals players eligible for arbitration.