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Coverage of District Championship basketball is coming your way this evening on KMZU as we bring you girls and boys championship games from Class 3 District 15 at Higginsville. The girls game tips at 5:30 and has the Hamilton Penney High Lady Hornets going up agianst Coach Lisa Glenn and her tough Lawson Lady Cardinals. Then at 8 p.m. the boys will decide the district championship when Coach Jim Stoner and his hosting Higginville Huskers slug it out with Coach Ken Ruffcorn and the top ranked Penney High Hornets from Hamilton. Nathan Stuedle and Rod Tompkins will have the call from Higginsville. The game will be followed by the seasons last official KMZU Farm Bureau 5th Quarter Show.

Thursday’s District Tournament Scores

Jefferson 57 Nodaway Holt 37
N.E. Nodaway 42 Stanberry 36
St. Joe Christian 42 N.Andrew 34
Mound City 49 South Holt 28
Maysville 65 Tarkio 41
Polo 56 Rockport 52 (ot)
Archie 45 Cass-Midway 29
Humansville 54 Rich Hil 34
St Pius X 70 University Academy 31
Hogan Prep 42 Pembroke Hill 27
Green Ridge 25 Leeton 24

Leeton 70 Otterville 35
Higginsville 57 Richmond 45
Hamilton 59 Carrollton 45
Sacred Heart 78 Windsor 55
Tipton 72 Pilot Grove 56
Wellington 62 Wentworth 41
Salisbury 85 Harrisburg 75
Lone Jack 47 Santa Fe 43
Sturgeon 73 Fayette 65
Cameron 49 Maryville 39
St. Mary’s 56 West Platte 52
Mid Buchanan 61 E.Buchanan 56
N. Platte 59 ACE at Southeast 55
Adrian 65 Summit Christian 59
Stockton 81 El Doradoe Springs 77

(Kansas City, MO)  —  The Chiefs announced Thursday that former cornerback Kevin Ross will be inducted into the team’s Hall of Fame.  The seventh-round pick from Temple played for the Chiefs from 1984-1993, then returned to KC to finish his career in 1997.  He was a two-time Pro Bowler and is currently the secondary coach for the Oakland Raiders.  Ross will be honored at a game next season.

(Columbia, MO)  —  The Kansas Jayhawks will take on the Missouri Tigers tomorrow afternoon in the Big 12 regular-season finale for both at at Mizzou Arena.  The second-ranked Jayhawks are 28-and-2 overall and 13-and-2 atop the Big 12, having clinched at least a share of the conference crown.  The 24th-ranked Tigers are 22-and-8 and 8-and-7.  Kansas won the first meeting 103-86 on February 7th.

(Manhattan, KS)  —
  The Kansas State Wildcats are on their home floor for the Big 12 regular-season finale against Iowa State at Bramlage Coliseum.  K-State has won five in a row and seven of its last eight games to improve to 21-and-9 on the season.  The Wildcats are 9-and-6 in conference play.  The Cyclones are 16-and-14 and 3-and-12.  Kansas State won the first matchup 86-85 February 5th.

(Tempe, AZ)  —  Mitch Maier [[ MY-er ]] went 4-for-4 with two RBI and Jamie Romak slugged a two-run homer as the Royals routed the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 8-2 in Cactus League play at Tempe Diablo Stadium.  Starter Kyle Davies gave up a two-run homer to Mark Trumbo in two innings of work.  Joakim Soria got the win.  The Royals return to Surprise this afternoon to play the Chicago Cubs.

      Thursday’s Results
  Top-25 College Basketball
 Seton Hall 84, (15) St. Johns 70
(10) Wisconsin 77, Indiana 67
(18) Arizona 70, Oregon State 59


Denver Nuggets 103, Utah Jazz 101
Orlando Magic 99, Miami Heat 96


Carolina Hurricanes 3, Buffalo Sabres 2 (OT)
Washington Capitals 3, St. Louis Blues 2
Toronto Maple Leafs 3, Philadelphia Flyers 2
Ottawa Senators 3, Atlanta Thrashers 1
Minnesota Wild 3, New York Rangers 1
Montreal Canadiens 4, Florida Panthers 0
Edmonton Oilers 4, Columbus Blue Jackets 2
Nashville Predators 3, Vancouver Canucks 0
San Jose Sharks 3, Detroit Red Wings 1
Los Angeles Kings 1, Phoenix Coyotes 0