High School Football
In High School football the tournament season begins tonight with the Lafayette County Huskers hosting African Centered College Prep in the opening bracket of the Class 2 District 7 tournament. That game will be broadcast live on sister station 103.9 KRLI with pre-game at 6:45. Our 2nd game of the night will feature Carrollton on the road to St. Joseph to take on Bishop LeBlond in the first round of the Class 2 District 8 bracket. That game will be on sister station 101.3 KAOL, pre-game also at 6:45.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pablo Sandoval became just the fourth player to homer three times in a World Series game as the San Francisco Giants ripped the Detroit Tigers 8-3 in the opener of the Fall Classic. He put the Giants ahead with solo shot in the first, added a two-run blast in the third and crushed another solo homer in the fifth. Marco Scutaro (SKOO’-tah-roh) went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored to support Barry Zito, who allowed a run and six hits in 5 2/3 innings for the win.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals have promoted minor league hitting coordinator Jack Maloof to major league hitting coach and Andre David to assistant hitting coach. The two will replace Kevin Seitzer, whose contract wasn’t renewed. Maloof was the hitting coach for the Florida Marlins from 1999-2001.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs running back Peyton Hillis was back at practice yesterday and could play this weekend against Oakland. Hillis hasn’t played since Week 3 when he sprained his ankle against New Orleans. Hillis signed a one-year deal this season to provide a complement to running back Jamaal Charles.
LONDON (AP) — The St. Louis Rams won’t get a home-field advantage when they face the New England Patriots in London this weekend. The Rams are technically the home team, but the Patriots have a much bigger international following. Quarterback Sam Bradford says the London game is a “big opportunity.”