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Las Vegas police: 2 Massachusetts men die in rollover crash

Sep. 26, 2021 11:12 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two Massachusetts men have died in a fiery crash at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Las Vegas police said Sunday. Las Vegas Metro Police said the victims were a 34-year-old man from Chicopee and a 33-year-old man from Springfield, but their...

Shelley's 4 TDs leads Missouri State over South Dakota 31-23

Sep. 25, 2021 23:59 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Jason Shelley accounted for four touchdowns to lead Missouri State to a 31-23 victory over South Dakota in a Missouri Valley Football Conference opener for both teams on Saturday night. Shelley tossed a 3-yard touchdown pass to Kevon Latulas...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 06:10 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= ALAH 46, Cerro Gordo-Bement Coop 19 Abingdon 34, Annawan/Wethersfield (FB Coop) 12 Algonquin (Jacobs) 27, Huntley 17 Amundsen 37, Chicago (Urban Prep Charter/Bronzeville) 12 ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 05:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Adrian 50, Imbler 0 Alsea 49, Siletz Valley Early College 6 Amity 54, Yamhill-Carlton 24 Astoria 8, Stayton 7 Beaverton 55, Southridge 28 Bonanza 38,...

100-year-old World War II veteran defies age in golf

Sep. 25, 2021 01:07 AM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Guy Ellis, a 100-year-old World War II veteran, recently coasted through 18 holes at Bunn Golf Course. Ellis played on behalf of the Decatur Veterans and Friends golf group in a scramble against the Springfield veterans. ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 01:06 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Academy Park 41, Sun Valley 6 Aliquippa 62, Quaker Valley 0 Allegany, Md. 21, Albert Gallatin 14 Apollo-Ridge 35, Burrell 17 Armstrong 49, Knoch 6 ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 01:05 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Archie 28, St. Joseph Le Blond 24 Ash Grove 39, Miller 6 Aurora 58, Springfield Catholic 6 Ava 45, Salem 6 BV West, Kan. 27, Raytown 19 Blair Oaks 53,...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 00:57 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Alamosa 47, Manitou Springs 0 Arapahoe 41, Rock Canyon 35 Briggsdale 63, Peetz 16 Caliche 40, Denver Christian 22 Cherry Creek 34, Regis Jesuit 14 ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 24, 2021 23:31 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Akr. East 46, Akr. Firestone 19 Akr. Hoban 37, Cle. Cent. Cath. 16 Akr. Manchester 41, Massillon Tuslaw 3 Amanda-Clearcreek 49, Circleville 13 Andover Pymatuning Valley 12,...

Missouri university has new mascot after dropping Crusaders

Sep. 22, 2021 13:46 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A private Christian university in Springfield announced Wednesday that its new mascot will be Valor, symbolized by a horse's head. Evangel University announced in March that it was dropping the Crusaders mascot the school adopted in the 1950s....