The Kansas Board of Regents has moved up the scheduled executive session to discuss the future of the Big 12 Conference. Chairman Ed McKechnie says the meeting was moved up a day to this afternoon because of the activity surrounding the league. McKechnie says it appears both Kansas schools would stay members of the Big 12.
Tomorrow marks the half-way point of the High School Football Season. The Game of the week travels to Richmond this week for a battle of MRVC East rivals. It’s Higginsville taking on defending State Champion Richmond. Huskers Head Coach Steve Cook knows his players need no special motivation for this game.
Spartans Head Coach Rob Bowers says his defense started to pick up its play last week.
Both teams are coming off shut out wins in week four. 4-0 Richmond blanked Carrollton 35-0 in Carrollton. 3-1 Higginsville whitewashed Lexington at home 40-0. The High School Game of the Week kicks off tomorrow night at 7:00 on 103.9 KRLI. Pre-game is at 6:45pm.
Week five marks homecoming for the Carrollton Trojans. They’ll be looking for their first win against Westran tomorrow night. The Hornets enter week 5 of the season with a 4-0 record. Trojans Football kicks off at 7:00 on am1430 KAOL and 101.3 “The Grenade.” Pre game is at 6:45pm.
Victor Martinez knocked in three runs as the Tigers doubled up the Royals, 6-3. Don Kelly belted a two-run homer as part of a three-hit night for Detroit, which finished up its road schedule with a record of 45-and-36. Billy Butler and Jeff Francoeur plated a run a piece for the Royals, who went 40-and-41 at home this season.
Doug Fister went three innings out of the bullpen for Detroit to improve to 10-and-13. Kelvin Herrera allowed three runs in the eighth to suffer the loss in his first big league appearance. The Royals get the day off. They finish the season with a six game road trip beginning in Chicago tomorrow night.
Final N-Y Yankees 4 Tampa Bay 2 (first game)
Final N-Y Yankees 4 Tampa Bay 2 (second game)
Final Chi White Sox 8 Cleveland 4
Final L.A. Angels 7 Toronto 2
Final Baltimore 6 Boston 4
Final Seattle 5 Minnesota 4
Final Texas 3 Oakland 2
David Freese provided the big blow with a three-run jack in the bottom of the seventh as the Cardinals clipped the Mets, 6-5. Freese also tripled home a pair of runs in the first for St. Louis, which moved to within one-and-a-half games Braves in the NL Wild Card standings.
Jaime Garcia went seven-and-two-thirds to move to 13-and-7 on the year. Jason Motte got the final four outs for his eighth save. Chris Schwinden went six innings for the Mets in a no-decision. Danny Herrera took the loss. The Cards go for the sweep this afternoon at Busch Stadium. Jake Westbrook for the Redbirds against the Mets’ Chris Capuano.
Final Cincinnati 2 Houston 0
Final Chi Cubs 7 Milwaukee 1
Final San Diego 4 Colorado 0
Final Arizona 8 Pittsburgh 5
Final Washington 7 Philadelphia 5
Final Florida 4 Atlanta 0
Final San Francisco 8 L.A. Dodgers 5
Adam Cracknell scored a game-winning goal in the closing minutes to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 exhibition win over the Tampa Bay Lightning last night. Chris Stewart, Nikita Nikitin and Ian Cole also had goals for the Blues. St. Louis takes on Minnesota tonight for the team’s third game in three days.
The question on the lips of fantasy football owners everywhere is the status of Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick for Sunday’s game against the New York Giants. Well… it remains uncertain. The signal-caller took part in the club’s walk-through practice yesterday as he continues to recover from a concussion sustained Sunday night against the Falcons. Eagles head trainer Rick Burkholder says Michael Vick looks good, but they are following procedure.
Eagles Head Coach Andy Reid said he’s getting all three quarterbacks, Vick, Vince Young and Mike Kafka, ready for