KXEO Sports Report 2/13/23

A celebration is coming to Kansas City for the Champion Chiefs.

Super Bowl 57 in Arizona last (Sunday) night saw the Chiefs overtake the Eagles and win 38 – 35.

Patrick Mahomes was 21 of 27 for 182 yards and 3 touchdowns and rushed for 44 yards in the game and capped off the win with MVP honors.

Naysayers at the beginning of the season didn’t even have the Chiefs picked to win the AFC West, let alone the Super Bowl, claiming it was a rebuilding year with the loss of Tyreek Hill.

Late in the first half Mahomes seemed to re-injure the high ankle sprain suffered in the divisional round against Jacksonville but he stayed in the game for the duration.

After the game, quarterback Chad Henne announced that Sunday’s game would be his last, taking to Instagram to say, “Calling it a career. Capping it off with Bud Light and another ring.”

Henne has been with the Chiefs since 2018 after spending time with Miami and Jacksonville since his drafting in 2008.

A parade honoring the Chiefs through downtown Kansas City is set for Wednesday starting at Noon and ending at Union Station around 1:45 where there will be a rally.

The exact route of the parade will be released later today (Monday).

It was a true buzzer beater in Knoxville Saturday night for the Tigers men’s basketball team.

After blowing a 17 point lead and behind by 2 points with 4.2 seconds left in the game, DeAndre Gholson’s half-court heave hit the net and gave Mizzou a one-point win.

They beat #6 Tennessee 86 – 85 and were the second team to beat the Vols last week.

Next up for the Tigers, a road game tomorrow (Tuesday) night at Auburn.

Tip off is set for 6:00.

On the women’s side, they dropped a road game to Arkansas yesterday (Sunday), 61 – 35.

They return home Thursday to face Mississippi State at 7:00.

Mexico Bulldog boys basketball picks up a road win in St. Elizabeth Friday night, 81 – 67.

The win marks Coach Darren Pappas’ 100th career win as head coach.


Two local girls are advancing to State in wrestling.

Mexico freshman Alexus Johns advances in the 235 pound class and Centralia sophomore Madie Shelton will compete in the 120 pound class.

State championships begin Wednesday, February 22nd at Mizzou Arena.

With the NFL season wrapped up, it’s time to turn the attention to the XFL

Games get underway this weekend with Vegas headed to Arlington and Houston hosting Orlando on Saturday.

Sunday’s matchups include the St. Louis Battlehawks at the San Antonio Brahmas at 2:00 and the Seattle Sea Dragons at the DC Defenders at 8:00.

The 65th running of “The Great America Race” is officially sold out for the 8th consecutive year.

The Daytona International Speedway made that announcement earlier today.

This year’s Daytona 500 recognizes the 75th anniversary of NASCAR and will be run Sunday afternoon at 1:30.

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