High School Basketball

Salisbury was on the road and edged Macon Tuesday night, 37-33.

The Tina Avalon Boys were at Santa Fe and fell 53-47.




Northwestern Invitational:

Game 1

Higbee Lady Tigers 40

Hale Lady Cardinals 57

Game 2

Higbee Tigers 48

Northwestern Eagles 63

Game 3

Bosworth Lady Bulldogs 6

Meadville Lady Eagles 71

Game 4

Bosworth Bulldogs 24

Meadville Eagles 84




St. Joe Benton was at Odessa Tuesday night and the boys team fell to the Odessa Bulldogs 52-43.

Boonville traveled to Sedalia to take on Smith-Cotton and came away with a 54-47 road win.




It was girls night at the Savannah Invitational Tournament: Chillicothe beat Maryville 49-30. Savannah topped Platte County 31-24 and Lafayette County beat Bishop LeBlond 53-44.




In other scores:

The Richmond Spartans defeated the Hamilton Hornets 64-34. In girls scores Kirksville beat Windsor 60-41 and Concordia bested Northwest 63-34.



College Football

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri coach Gary Pinkel says he has no plans to make dramatic changes after a disappointing SEC debut. The Tigers finished the season at 5-7, missing a bowl appearance for the first time in eight years. Pinkel also told reporters yesterday that he has no immediate plans for retirement.




KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles has caused a stir after asking Denver quarterback Peyton Manning for an autograph following Sunday’s game. KCTV aired footage of Charles waiting for Manning after the Chiefs’ loss to the Broncos. Charles told the TV station he was getting the autograph for his mother.




ST. LOUIS (AP) — The NHL lockout is taking a toll on St. Louis. 20 St. Louis Blues games have been lost so far, costing the city an estimated $1.7 million in tax revenue. Mayor Francis Slay says there’s little he can do other than hope the lockout ends soon.