KXEO Sports Report 2/22/22

The Mexico Bulldogs boys basketball team will try to complete an undefeated regular season when they play the Hannibal Pirates at the Hannibal High School tonight (Tuesday). The Bulldogs boys come into the game with a record of 24-0 and are the North Central Missouri Conference Champions for a second consecutive year.

(Photo Credit To Eric Mattson)

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The Mexico Lady Bulldogs look to claim a share of the North Central Missouri Conference tonight when they play the Hannibal Lady Pirates. There is currently a 3-way tie at the top of the NCMC between Mexico, Moberly and Kirksville. The girls game tips at 6:15 with the boys game to follow. Both games will be audio streaming on KXEO.com., while the Missouri Tigers men’s basketball game will be broadcast on AM 1340 KXEO.

The University of Missouri men’s basketball team will cap off a stretch of 4 games in seven days tonight (Tuesday) when they host 17th ranked Tennessee. Tip off from Mizzou Arena is set for 6pm.

Not much progress made between Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association yesterday (Monday) as the 2 sides met to try to reach a new collective bargaining agreement.

Leadership from both sides met in offices overlooking the spring field in Jupiter, Florida where the St. Louis Cardinals train, to start an important week of negotiations in order to preserve Opening Day on March 31st.

The start of spring training has already been delayed with games postponed until at least March 5th as the owners continue to impose a lockout on players.

Ten players were in attendance for the meeting yesterday including Cardinals slugger Paul Goldschmidt.

The sides will meet again today (Tuesday).