The basketball and wrestling seasons are beginning their race to the finish, with the hoops seasons starting districts on Monday, and the wrestling state tournament starting tomorrow (Thursday) in Columbia.
While not yet securing the #1 seed for next weekend's Region 16 postseason tournament in Joplin, the North Central Missouri College Lady Pirates will do no worse than a tie with St. Louis for the top spot, after rallying for a 77-76 win on Tuesday night at Cottey College.
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Chiefs cut ties with a pair of disappointing wide receivers on Tuesday, releasing veteran Donnie Avery and placing former first-round pick A.J. Jenkins on waivers.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - A co-owner of two Kansas City-area hotels has been sentenced to a year and nine months in federal prison for hiring workers who were in the country illegally and paying them less than other employees.
(hannibal.net) - The Northeast Missouri Narcotics Task Force has reported drug charges have been filed against three suspects, following an investigation that began approximately one and a half months ago concerning certain individuals using and selling heroin in the Marion County area.