Sports – Tuesday January 8th

| January 8, 2013 | 7:18 am
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High School Basketball

Concordia       28

Knob Noster   78

We would lie to thank Coach Adam Easterwood for that score.

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At the Lawson Invitational Monday night:

Gallatin Girls  – 47

Richmond  – 37

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Lawson Girls  -  67

St. Marys  -   38

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Gallatin Boys  – 52

Plattsburg  – 41

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Lawson Boys  -  71

St. Marys  -   59

We would like to thank Don Edwards for those scores.

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Trenton (MO)        83

Northeast Nodaway (Ravenwood, MO)      51

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Tina-Avalon (Tina, MO)                       48

Braymer (MO)     65

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Ridgeway (MO)                     61

Princeton (MO)                37

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Veritas Christian Girls 65

Wentworth Military  8

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Veritas Christian Boys   69

Wentworth Military   21

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NFL

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Andy Reid has been introduced as the new coach of the Kansas City Chiefs, one week after he was fired following 14 seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles.

Reid was joined by Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt and several other team officials at a packed news conference at Arrowhead Stadium. Reid takes over for Romeo Crennel, who joined Reid and five other NFL coaches in losing their jobs last Monday.

Reid took the Eagles to the Super Bowl and won 130 games over his career. But things had soured the past couple seasons and he was dismissed after going 4-12.

He takes over a team that went 2-14, matching the worst finish in Chiefs history. That means the Chiefs pick first in the NFL draft for the first time.

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College Basketball

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — No. 10 Missouri heads into its first SEC game battle tested and then some.

A 2-point decision over Bucknell, an overtime loss at UCLA and a neutral-site victory over Illinois have all helped the Tigers (11-2) prepare for Tuesday night’s game against Alabama (8-5).

Missouri trailed at halftime and got outrebounded for the first time all season in their close call against Bucknell on Saturday before winning their 73rd consecutive non-conference home game. Coach Frank Haith is counting on such tests to toughen the roster now that the competition figures to step up on a consistent basis.

Alabama had lost five of six overall before beating Oakland 65-45 on Saturday to snap a three-game home losing streak.

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