High School Volleyball
Carrollton faced Knob Noster Monday evening in the opening round of Class 2 District 14 play in Higginsville and came away with a victory in 3 sets, 25-20, 19-25 and 25-17. The Lady Trojansx will face St. Paul Lutheran Wednesday afternoon at 5 o’clock.
In the class 1 District 12 Tournament at Green Ridge High School Lincoln fell to Green Ridge in 2 sets, 13-25 and 11-25. Green Ridge advances to the semi-final to take on Windsor tonight at 6.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hunter Pence hit a two-run double last night as the San Francisco Giants blanked the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 to advance to the World Series. The Giants won their record-tying sixth elimination game of the postseason. Cardinals starter Kyle Lohse was tagged for five runs in two innings of work.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brady Quinn has been named the Kansas City Chiefs’ starting quarterback ahead of this weekend’s game against Oakland. Matt Cassel will serve as the backup. Coach Romeo Crennel says he hopes the quarterback change “impacts the team.”
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Rams are gearing up for next week’s game against the New England Patriots in London. The Rams took a flight overseas yesterday. The team had planned on playing in London for three straight years, but backed off earlier this year and decided on playing just one game.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri quarterback James Franklin will likely miss his second straight game when the Tigers play Kentucky on Saturday. Franklin was listed as “doubtful” on the team’s depth chart yesterday. Redshirt freshman Corbin Berkstresser is expected to start in his place.