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We’re celebrating our 2012 KMZU Basketball Dream Team by holding a broadcast to honor all the student athletes. We’ll be airing interviews with coaches talking about all the accomplishments of their Dream Team players throughout the season. Our KMZU Dream Team broadcast is coming up Friday March 30th starting at 7 p.m. Phone calls are rolling in and here are the Dream Team players to announce for today:
We’ve now got over 90 coaches interviews lined up for our Dream Team broadcast!!
Hamilton Hornets and Coach Ken Ruffcorn – seniors Eli Kipp and T.J. Schieber
Richmond Spartans and Coach Duane Bastob – sophomore Reid Summers and senior Kyle Carroll
East Buchanan boys and Coach Kevin Jermain – seniors Cory Bower and Brandon McNeely
Because of the overwhelming response for Dream Team interviews we are now going to have a two night broadcast. We’ll play the first half of the interviews starting Friday March 30th at 7pm. The second half of the coaches interviews will be played starting at 6pm on Saturday the 31st. The interviews are being played back in the order we received them, and a full order for both nights of Dream Team broadcasting will be posted next week on kmzu.com…
Coaches when you’re ready to be interviewed about your Dream Team players just call us toll free here at KMZU at 866-542-5050. We’ll play back all those interviews and also announce the players and coaches of the year during our KMZU Dream Team broadcast on Friday March 30th starting at 7 p.m.
Registration for Sedalia youth baseball ends April 2; registration for summer adult softball will be April 2-18; registration for T-Ball and Tiny Tee’s will be May 1-22. For more information call the Parks and Recreation Department at 826-4930.
TOKYO (AP) — Major League Baseball’s 2012 campaign got under way in Tokyo, where the Seattle Mariners outlasted the Oakland Athletics 3- 11 innings. David Ackley homered and drove in the go-ahead run in the final frame, while teammate and Japan native Ichiro Suzuki (EE’-cheer-oh soo-ZOO’-kee) went 4-for-5 with an11th-inning RBI.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — The player with the longest tenure on the Astros roster will start Houston’s April 6 season opener against the Colorado Rockies. Manager Brad Mills says he’ll hand the ball to left-hander Wandy Rodriguez, who is 2-2 with a 7.88 ERA in four Grapefruit League starts this spring.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — There’s still a buzz after the announced sale of the Los Angeles Dodgers for $2 billion to a group that includes former L.A. Lakers great Magic Johnson. It is far and away the most ever for a North American sports franchise. The NFL’s Miami Dolphins went for $1.1 billion in 2009.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Four years after being fired as basketball coach at Missouri State, Barry Hinson is taking over the hoops program at Southern Illinois. Hinson went 169-117 with the Bears but none of his nine teams made it to the NCAA tournament. He replaces Chris Lowery, who was let go after compiling a 145-116 record in four seasons with the Salukis (suh-LOO’-keez).
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Less than 24 hours after her sister Serena was ousted from the Sony Ericsson Open, Venus Williams has been shown the exit door in Key Biscayne. Looking weary after three straight three-set victories, Venus Williams dropped a 6-4, 6-1 decision to Agnieszka Radwanska (ahg-nee-ESH’-kuh rahd-VAHN’-skuh) in the quarterfinals.