High School Basketball

At William Jewell College’s American Family Insurance Holiday Classic Boy’s set

Pleasant Hill 62

Grandview 52


Fort Osage 60

O’Hara 49


Blue Springs South 64

St. Joseph Central 56


Lee’s Summit West 82

K.C. Central 42


Rockhurst 70

Park Hill 44


St. Pius X 63

Harrisonville 60


Liberty 60

Raytown 42


Truman 58

Kearney 41

Thanks to Paul Worstell for those scores.


At the Holiday Hoops at NCMC in Trenton in the Girls contests:

Gilman 40

Novinger   23


Polo 62

Carrollton  29


Green City 56

North Harrison 42


Princeton 47

Meadville 46

In the boys contests

Polo  66

Novinger 31


North Harrison 55

Green City 35


Meadville 69

North Mercer 45

Our thanks for those scores go out to Teresa Cross and Darren Smith



ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Rams’ defense faces a challenge this weekend against the high-scoring Seattle Seahawks. They have averaged 50 points per game in the past three weeks. Rams defensive end Chris Long says the Seattle offense is the “best on the planet” and the Rams must slow them down.


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles, linebacker Tamba Hali and left tackle Donald Stephenson were kept out of practice yesterday because of an illness. Coach Romeo Crennel says all three players were sent home after arriving at the team’s practice facility. Five other players missed practice due to injuries.


NEW YORK (AP) — Despite a 2-13 record, five Kansas City Chiefs players have been voted into the Pro Bowl. Running back Jamaal Charles, safety Eric Berry, punter Dustin Colquitt and linebackers Tamba Hali and Derrick Johnson all made the AFC roster. The Pro Bowl is January 27th in Honolulu.