WLKR – Sports News & Scores


In boys high school basketball last night…
-St. Paul beat Monroeville 59-53…..South Central defeated New London 65-52
-Western Reserve beat Mapleton 90-44…..Plymouth defeated Crestview 59-58
In girls high school hoops on Thursday night…
-Ontario beat Norwalk 65-39…..Sandusky St. Mary’s defeated Huron 56-49
-Clyde defeated Old Fort 43-40…..Shelby beat Marion Pleasant 45-27
We have 2 live high school hoops matchups on the radio tonight…
-On 95.3 WLKR, it’s boys action with Norwalk at Perkins.
-On 92.9 WLKR Classic, it’s New London at Monroeville in a girls game.
-Coverage for both games begins around 7:00 pm with coach’s pregame interviews, followed by tip-off around 7:30 pm.
Ohio State lost to Michigan State last in women’s college hoops…
-The Spartans got by the Buckeyes 68-65.
In the NHL, Columbus has won 5 out of their last 6, including last night…
-The Blue Jackets beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2.
The Cleveland Cavaliers are back in action tonight…
-The Cavs wrap up their 5-game road trip in Memphis against the Grizzlies at 8:00 pm (game is not airing on WLKR due to high school basketball).
In baseball news, the Astros sign-stealing scandal has claimed another job…
-The New York Mets and first-year manager Carlos Beltran have agreed to part ways before Beltran ever managed a game.  Beltran, who played for the Astros during the scandal, was the only player named in the investigation.

-The Astros and Red Sox fired their managers in the last week following word of the scandal.
Looking ahead to Sunday’s NFL Conference Championship games…
-Kansas City hosts Tennessee at 3:00 pm in the AFC.
-It’s Green Bay at San Francisco at 6:40 pm in the NFC.

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