The Mexico Bulldogs football team will face their toughest challenge of the season yet tonight when they travel to Hannibal taking on the Pirates.
Mexico comes into the game 2-1 and 1-0 in the North Central Missouri Conference while Hannibal is 3-0 and 1-0 in the NCMC.
AM 1340 KXEO will carry the pre game staring at 6:30 with an interview with defensive backs and wide receivers coach Kyle Louder.
Kick off is at 7.
The game will also be streaming on KXEO.com.
Other matchups in week of 5 of the high school football season include:
Blair Oaks Falcons try remain undefeated with a road trip to Eldon.
Boonville is at home against California.
Bowling Green Bobcats host Mark Twain.
It’s the Jefferson City Bowl when the Jefferson City Jays take on the Capital City Cavaliers.
The Centralia Panthers looking to go 5-0 when they face Clark County.
South Callaway gets Clopton-Elsberry
Hickman and Smith Cotton
Rock Bridge at Helias
The Fulton Hornets host the undefeated Moberly Spartans.
Hallsville vs. Osage
Marshall against Kirksville
Missouri Military Academy at home against Confluence Prep Academy.
Monroe City at Palmyra.
Wright City hosts Montgomery County.
North Callaway hosts Strafford.
And the Paris Coyotes at home against Marceline.
The Mexico Lady Bulldogs softball picked up their 3rd consecutive win last night 8-6 over Father Tolton.
Abby Bellamy broke the long ball yet again along with 3 RBI.
Taylor DeMint produced a big 2RBI hit late in the game.
Jordyn Thurman allowed 5 hits on 6 innings pitched, and Eboni Mayfield closed the game for the save.
Mexico went undefeated this week and improved their record to 11-7.
The Lady Dogs are back it on Monday, when they host Kirksville.
The Community R-6 Lady Trojans shut out Madison 10-0.
Emma Angel was the winning pitcher striking out 7 in a 1 hitter.
Olivia Schafer went 3-3, Sarah Angel was 2-3 and Alexis Welch was 2-4.
The Lady Trojans are 9-2 on the year.
The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 last night at Busch Stadium and Yadier Molina also notched a major milestone.
Molina collected his 2,000th career hit.
Despite not having fans in the stands, there were a few that showed up outside of Busch Stadium, peering through the center-field gates and chanting Yadi over the piped in crowd noise.
With the win the Cardinals took sole possession of second place in the National League Central, a half game ahead of the Cincinnati Reds who were off yesterday.
The Kansas City Royals defeated the Detroit Tigers 8-7.
In the NFL last (Thursday) night it the Miami Dolphins defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 31-13.