AREA CALENDAR

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 27

ECHL MINOR LEAGUE HOCKEY

7:05 p.m. — Kansas City Mavericks at Tulsa Oilers, BOK Center, Tulsa, Okla.

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL

William Jewell College Holiday Classic

Nelson Division

9 a.m. — Blue Springs vs. Center

10:30 a.m. — Truman vs. North Kansas City

Noon — Fort Osage vs. Park Hill

1:30 p.m. — Rockhurst vs. Winnetonka

Patterson Division

4:30 p.m. — Lee’s Summit vs. Park Hill South

6 p.m. — Oak Park vs. St. Joseph Central

7:30 p.m. — Raymore-Peculiar vs. Liberty North

9 p.m. — Grandview vs. Smithville

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING

4 p.m. — Blue Springs South, Liberty, Belton at Blue Springs Family YMCA

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL

William Jewell College Holiday Classic

Nelson Division

Noon — Blue Springs-Center loser vs. Truman-North Kansas City loser

1:30 p.m. — Fort Osage-Park Hill loser vs. Rockhurst-Winnetonka loser

Patterson Division

9 a.m. — Oak Park-St. Joseph Central loser vs. Lee’s Summit-Park Hill South loser

10:30 a.m. — Raymore-Peculiar-Liberty North loser vs. Grandview-Smithville loser

Cardinal Division

4:30 p.m. — Lee’s Summit West vs. Summit Christian Academy

6 p.m. — Raytown vs. Staley

7:30 p.m. — Liberty vs. Lincoln Prep

9 p.m. — Blue Springs South vs. Kearney

North Central Missouri College Shootout

At Ketcham Center, NCMC, Trenton, Mo.

9 p.m. — Grain Valley vs. Richmond

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL

State Farm Holiday Hoops Invitational

At Jefferson City Helias Catholic High School

5:30 p.m. — Blue Springs South vs. Columbia Hickman

North Central Missouri College Shootout

At Ketcham Center, NCMC, Trenton, Mo.

3 p.m. — Oak Grove vs. Smithville

7:30 p.m. — Grain Valley vs. Richmond

 

WHAT'S ON TODAY

Today’s TV/Radio Highlights

Wednesday’s Television

• College football: Walk-On Independence Bowl: Southern Mississippi vs. Florida State, 12:30 p.m., ESPN (13)

• Soccer: English Premier League Soccer: Manchester City at Newcastle United, 1:40 p.m., NBCSN (46)

• Hockey: IIHF World Junior Championships: Switzerland at Belarus, 2 p.m., NHL (276)

• College football: New Era Pinstripe Bowl: Iowa vs. Boston College, 4:15 p.m., ESPN (13)

• College basketball: Eastern Michigan at Syracuse, 6 p.m., ESPN2 (29)

• College basketball: Florida Gulf Coast at Rhode Island, 6 p.m., ESPNU (269)

• Hockey: IIHF World Junior Championship: Slovakia at Canada, 6 p.m., NHL (276)

• College basketball: Villanova at DePaul, 6:30 p.m., CBSSN (274)

• NHL: Washington at New York Rangers, 7 p.m., NBCSN (46)

• NBA: Toronto at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m., NBA (273)

• College basketball: CSU-Bakersfield at Arkansas, 7 p.m., SEC (284)

• College football: Foster Farms Bowl: Arizona vs. Purdue, 7:30 p.m., WDAF4 (6)

• College basketball: Xavier at Marquette, 7:30 p.m., FS1 (43)

• College football: Academy Sports + Outdoor Texas Bowl: Texas vs. Missouri, 8 p.m., ESPN (13)

• College basketball: UCF at SMU, 8 p.m., ESPN2 (29)

• College basketball: Chicago State at Wisconsin, 8 p.m., ESPNU (269)

Wednesday’s Radio

• Women’s college basketball: Iona at Kansas, 5 p.m., ESPN KC (99.3 FM)

• NHL: Nashville at St. Louis, 7 p.m., KCWJ (1030 AM)

• College football: Academy Sports + Outdoor Texas Bowl: Texas vs. Missouri, 8 p.m., KMBZ (980 AM or 98.1 FM)