The State High School Football Tournements have reached the semi-finals. Saturday afternoon the High School Game of the Week will be in Richmond, where the Spartans will try for a repeat appearance in the Class Three “Show Me” Bowl, as they square off with the Logan-Rogersville Wildcats. Spartans’ Head Coach Rob Bowers says his team will try to be multi-dimensional offensively.
Is Wildcats head coach Doug Smith worried about a let down after finally getting past Cassville?
Pre game from Richmond is at 1:15pm. Kickoff is at 1:30 on 103.9 KRLI.
Two other semi final matches Saturday. In Class two: The Red Hot Higginsville Huskers travel to Blair Oaks and in class one: the steamrolling Concordia Orioles take on Valle Catholic.

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Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski has become the all-time leader in NCAA Division One men’s basketball victories.  Coach K earned his 903rd career win when sixth-ranked Duke beat Michigan State, 74-69, in the Champions Classic at Madison Square Garden. Coach K says this record will mean more when he is done coaching.
Krzyzewski passed Bob Knight for first place on the all-time list.

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Doron Lamb scored 17 points and Terrence Jones added another 15 as second-ranked Kentucky beat Number 12 Kansas 75-to-65 last night at Madison Square Garden. The matchup pitted the two winningest college basketball programs against each other. Tyshawn Taylor scored 22 points to lead the Jayhawks.

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Tyler Palko will get his first NFL start on Monday night as the Kansas City Chiefs face off against New England. The journeyman quarterback who was once cut by a UFL team replaces Matt Cassel, who hurt his throwing hand late in the loss to Denver. Palko’s played in only four games and attempted 13 passes, six of which came on Kansas City’s final series Sunday against the Broncos.

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New Cardinals manager Mike Matheny swapped out his red and white jersey last night when he dropped the ceremonial first puck during the St. Louis Blues game. Matheney wore a Blues jersey with his Number 22 while he stood on center ice before the sellout crowd.
Alex Steen scored unassisted for the go-ahead goal in the second period last night as the Blues beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-to-1. Matt D’Agostini added a power-play goal for the Blues, who ended the Red Wings’ four-game winning streak.

Oak Grove  (Pat Richard)  Offensive: Chris Wrisinger     Defense: Skyler Hulse

St. Paul Lutheran (Larry Laubenstien)  Offense: Seth Dahlke    Defense: Aaron Hemme

Sweet Springs  (Baker)    Offense: Jeffery Hall     Defense: Colby Dorhman

Wellington-Napoleon (Quentin Bainbridge) Offense: Jacob Beckemeyer  Defense: Brett Scheberg