Sports – Thursday February 13th

| February 13, 2014
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Girls

Grain Valley        59

Harrisonville       31

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Liberty                  53

Kearney               49

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C.L.A.A. Tournament

Norborne            69

Northwestern   42

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Cass Midway tournament

Barstow               58

Lone Jack             47

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Cass Midway      70

K.C. East               13

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Sturgeon                             42

New Franklin                     31

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Boys

Grandview                          85

Platte County                    71

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C.L.A.A. Tournament

Hardin-Central                                  63

Northwestern/Mendon                               42

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Southwest (Livingston)                 49

Hale/Bosworth                                 45

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Kaysinger Tournament

Stover                   59

Smithton             62

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Sacred Heart      84

Green Ridge       74

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Cole Camp          67

Northwest          56

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Tipton                   75

Windsor               38

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Harrisonville       58

Grain Valley        45

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Keith Pickens had 18 points with seven rebounds and Christian Kirk added 12 points as Missouri State defeated Drake 69-63 on Wednesday night. The Bears (17-8, 7-6 Missouri Valley) outrebounded Drake 35-27 and went 23 of 29 from the foul line. Jarmar Gulley finished with 11 points.

 

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Myles Taylor and Marshun Newell both scored 18 points and Tennessee-Martin defeated Southeast Missouri 79-70 Wednesday night. Southeast Missouri lost its top scorer, Jarekious Bradley, who injured his right knee early in the first half and did not return. Tyler Stone led the Redhawks (13-13, 4-8) with 21 points and 16 rebounds. Langford added 14 points.

 

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) —At 32, Adam Wainwright is the lone starter older than 27 for the Cardinals, who aim to return to the World Series for the third time in four years. After posting a 19-9 record with a 2.94 ERA and finishing second in the Cy Young voting in 2013, Wainwright is the only starter to know his slot in the rotation. Cardinals pitchers and catchers reported for training camp Wednesday in Jupiter, Fla.

 

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Gregg Williams is returning to the Rams as defensive coordinator for the first time since he lost his job in New Orleans as fallout from the bounty scandal. A news conference introducing Williams will be Thursday. He will replace Tim Walton, who was fired in January after just one season. Williams has led five top-five defenses. He was defensive coordinator for the Saints when he was suspended for the entire 2012 season for the scandal. He was reinstated by the NFL in February 2013 and served as a senior defensive assistant for the Titans last season.

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Olympics

The medal count so far at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia shows Norway still in the lead with 13 medals overall, four of them gold. The United States surged up the standings with a sweep of the men’s slope style competition. The U.S. has 12 medals total and four of those are gold. Germany though, holds the top spot with 6 gold medals and 8 total. Some of Thursday’s competitions include the Men’s Individual Biathlon, Ladies Classic Cross-Country, Men’s Curling Qualification, Men’s Figure Skating and Freestyle Skiing.

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