For a complete list of regional high school football games, click here.

 

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HS Softball

The Carrollton Lady Trojans traveled to Lexington Thursday and fell to the Minute Women 5-7

 

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The Leeton Lady Bulldogs softball team traveled to Humansville Thursday and took home a win, defeating Humansville 8-2.

 

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Polo hosted Southwest and won in a 8-0 shutout.

 

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Meadville traveled to Bucklin/Macon County winning 12-6

 

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The Meadville boys baseball team also won 13-2. Meadville will host Brunswick Saturday night.

 

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MLB

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Michael Young’s RBI single in the 10th inning lifted the Texas Rangers to a 5-4 win over the Kansas City Royals last night. Josh Hamilton and Adrian Beltre hit back-to-back homers for the Rangers in the fourth. Eric Hosmer and Jeff Francoeur went deep for the Royals. The Royals travel to Chicago tonight to open a three game series against the division leading White Sox; first pitch at 7:10 p.m.

 

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NEW YORK (AP) — A St. Louis Cardinals minor leaguer has been suspended 50 games for violating the drug policy. The commissioner’s office announced yesterday that first baseman Alan Ahmady was suspended after a second violation. Ahmady was on the roster of Class A Palm Beach in the Florida State League. St. Louis had last night off as they are set to open a weekend series hosting the Milwaukee Brewers; first pitch tonight at 7:15 p.m.

 

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NFL

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs will turn to a former D-III standout to replace linebacker Tamba Hali in Sunday’s season opener against Atlanta. Andy Studebaker will start in place of Hali, who is suspended for Week 1 for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy. Studebaker was drafted in 2008 out of Wheaton College in Illinois.

 

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — As he goes for an eighth straight 1,000-yard rushing season, St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson will be counting on a re-made offensive line to open some holes. There will be three new starters for Sunday’s opener at Detroit. Jackson also enters the season 907 yards shy of becoming the 27th player in NFL history to reach 10,000 yards.