The Carrollton Junior High School boys and girls basketball teams take on Knob Noster tonight. Games start at five in the High School gym.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Brittney Griner scored 33 points yesterday as top-ranked Baylor defeated No. 17 Kansas 82-60. Odyssey Sims added 14 points and Brooklyn Pope recorded a double-double as the Lady Bears won their 26th straight Big 12 game. CeCe Harper had a career-high 21 points for the Jayhawks.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — DeNesha Stallworth scored 17 points yesterday to help No. 6 Kentucky extend its winning streak to 15 games with a 69-43 win over Missouri. A’dia Mathies added 14 points for the Wildcats, who never trailed. Sydney Crafton led the Tigers with 11 points and nine rebounds.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State has hired Joe Bob Clements as its new defensive line coach. Coach Mike Gundy announced yesterday that Clements would join the Cowboys staff, filling a void created when defensive coordinator Bill Young was fired. Clements has spent the past four seasons as Kansas State’s defensive ends coach.
(Kansas City, MO) — The Chiefs’ management makeover is complete. Kansas City has hired Green Bay director of football operations John Dorsey as its new general manager replacing Scott Pioli, who was fired following the end of the regular season. Dorsey played linebacker for the Packers in the 1980s and worked with Chiefs head coach Andy Reid when both were assistants on the Green Bay coaching staff in the 1990s.
(St. Louis, MO) — It’s a warm welcome back for the St. Louis Blues. Thousands of fans turned out as the Blues began a week-long training camp at the Scottrade Center yesterday. St. Louis will begin its season next Saturday against Detroit. Tickets are not yet on sale.
The stage is set for NFL Championship Sunday next week, after a weekend of thrilling divisional round games. In the AFC the Baltimore Ravens pulled out a 38-35 double-overtime win over the Denver Broncos Saturday to advance. Baltimore will travel to New England for the title game against Patriots, who beat the Houston Texans, 41-28 yesterday. The San Francisco 49ers will be in the NFC championship game for a second straight year after taking care of the Green Bay Packers, 45-31 on Saturday night. The Niners will face the NFC’s top-seeded Atlanta Falcons, who got past the Seattle Seahawks, 30-28 yesterday.