Sports – Wednesday October 3rd

| October 3, 2012 | 7:22 am
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High School Softball

 

Linn Co was at Meadville Tuesday, the girls team won 2-1 and the Meadville boys were defeated by Linn County, 8-3.

 

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High School Volleyball

The Knob Noster Lady Panthers had a slow start, but got the win against Richmond in three games, 12-25, 25-14 and 25-16. The Lady Panthers will travel to Holden tonight for a match that starts at 5.

 

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MLB

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals clinched baseball’s final postseason berth last night when the Los Angeles Dodgers lost to San Francisco. The defending World Series champions were beaten by Cincinnati 3-1 but wrapped up the second NL wild card hours later when the Giants won 4-3 at Dodger Stadium. St. Louis will play at Atlanta on Friday in the new one-game playoff between wild-card teams.

 

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Miguel Cabrera had two hits and drove in two runs before leaving in the fifth inning, and the Kansas City Royals rallied to beat his AL Central champion Detroit Tigers 4-2 last night. Alcides Esocbar and Jeff Francoeur went deep for Kansas City, and Salvador Perez provided the go-ahead RBI in the fifth inning at Kauffman Stadium.

 

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NFL

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Western was a must stop for NFL special teams coaches this spring. Everyone wanted a close look at the kicker who made 21 field goals in a row, nine of them from midfield or beyond. Greg Zuerlein broke the Rams franchise record with a 58-yarder in the first quarter Sunday against the Seahawks, then topped it with a 60-yarder in the second half.

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