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Area High School Football Scores – Friday, August 28

CITY Platte County 41, Central 34 (0-2) Carthage 36, Lafayette 0 (0-2) Bishop LeBlond 31 (2-0), Van Horn 0 Benton 20 (1-1), Grain Valley 15 St. Joseph Christian 46 (1-1), South Nodaway 14 AREA Harrisonville 34, Savannah 6 Maryville 56, St. Pius X 7 Chillicothe 41, Kirksville 6 Excelsior Springs 24, Cameron 7 Park Hill […]


Smith sharp as Chiefs rout Titans 34-10 in third preseason game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs’ Alex Smith knows exactly how much weight Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota feels as the first-round pick tries to turn around the fortunes of Tennessee. He was in a similar position in San Francisco a decade ago. “For me, it was battling the anxiety of being the top pick […]


Morales hits 2-run homer as Royals beat Tampa Bay 3-2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Kendrys Morales lost sight of his deep drive to center field. Turns out he missed seeing the end of a quirky long ball. Morales hit his 15th homer, Edinson Volquez pitched into the seventh inning and the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Friday […]


St. Louis loses on a walk-off in series opener at San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rookie Kelby Tomlinson has been called upon out of necessity for the injury-plagued Giants, and he keeps delivering. Veteran Marlon Byrd has been called upon for big moments like this down the stretch, and is doing his part since coming to San Francisco this month in a trade from the Cincinnati […]


Ventura overpowers Orioles as KC wins series finale

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Yordano Ventura’s locker sits next to that of Edinson Volquez in the Kansas City clubhouse, and two down from Johnny Cueto, who arrived last month in a trade from Cincinnati. In other words, he gets plenty of veteran advice. “I believe Johnny’s had a big impact on Ventura the last […]

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