High School Softball
The Norborne Lady Pirates softball team got a 7 – 4 win over Lexington last (Mon) night. We’ll be following the Lady Pirates through the playoffs again this year on KAOL. Tune in Thursday night at 6 for the opening round of district play from Polo, with me (big Mike Stone). Then if Norborne wins that game they will play for the district title Saturday at one. All Norborne Lady Pirate softball playoff games will be broadcast on 101.3 FM and 1430 AM KAOL.
The Carrollton Lady Trojans resumed play against Higginsville Monday in a continuation of a game that was suspended earlier this season. The Lady Trojans defeated the Lady Huskers 7-5.
Meadville was at Hardin Central Monday and got the win, 9-1. They finish 2nd in the CLAA Conference with a 5-1 record.
High School Volleyball
Knob Noster traveled to Windsor Monday and fell in two matches 5-25 and 21-25.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pitcher Jaime Garcia homered last night to help the St. Louis Cardinals clinch a tie for the second NL wild card with a 4-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. The defending World Series champion Cardinals have won 11 of their last 14 games. St. Louis’ victory spoiled Reds manager Dusty Baker’s return from a mini-stroke.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Miguel Cabrera homered last night as the Detroit Tigers defeated the Kansas City Royals 6-3 and clinched the AL Central title. Jhonny Peralta also went deep for the Tigers, who advanced to the postseason in consecutive years for the first time since 1934-35. Royals starter Bruce Chen took the loss after giving up six runs in five-plus innings.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel is sticking with quarterback Matt Cassel for now. Crennel reiterated yesterday that Cassel will be under center for the Chiefs on Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens. Cassel has thrown seven interceptions and lost three fumbles through the first four games.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri offensive lineman Elvis Fisher is expected to return this week against Vanderbilt after missing three games with a strained knee ligament. Fisher is listed atop the depth chart, but coach Gary Pinkel says he isn’t sure how long Fisher will be able to stay in the game. Fisher injured his knee against Georgia on September 8th.