AREA CALENDAR

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29

ECHL MINOR LEAGUE HOCKEY

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

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL

6:30 p.m. — Oak Grove at Van Horn

William Jewell College Holiday Classic

Cardinal Division

9 a.m. — Summit Christian Academy vs. Staley

10:30 a.m. — Lincoln Prep  vs. Kearney

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

6 p.m. — Liberty vs. Blue Springs South

Nelson Division

7:30 p.m. — Blue Springs vs. North Kansas City

9 p.m. — Park Hill winner vs. Rockhurst

Patterson Division

Noon — Oak Park vs. Lee’s Summit

1:30 p.m. — Liberty North vs. Grandview

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL

State Farm Holiday Hoops Invitational

At Jefferson City Helias Catholic High School

2:30 or 5:30 p.m. — Blue Springs South vs. Jefferson City or Quincy (Ill.)

HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING

9 a.m. — Blue Springs South, William Chrisman at Belton Tournament, Belton Middle School/Freshman Center

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30

ECHL MINOR LEAGUE HOCKEY

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

MAJOR ARENA SOCCER LEAGUE

7:35 p.m. — Baltimore Blast at Kansas City Comets, Silverstein Eye Centers Arena

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL

William Jewell College Holiday Classic

Nelson Division

2 p.m. — Fifth-place game (South Court)

2 p.m. — Third-place game (North Court)

5:30 p.m. — Championship

Patterson Division

Noon — Fifth-place game (South Court)

Noon — Third-place game (North Court)

7:15 p.m. — Championship

Cardinal Division

10 a.m. — Fifth-place game (South Court)

10 a.m. — Third-place game (North Court)

9 p.m. — Championship

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL

State Farm Holiday Hoops Invitational

At Jefferson City High School

Time TBD — Blue Springs South vs. TBD

WHAT’S ON TODAY

Today’s TV/Radio Highlights

Friday’s Television

• Hockey: IIHF World Junior Championship: Belarus at Russia, 11 a.m., NHL (276)

• Tennis: Mubadala World Tennis Championships, 11 a.m., TENNIs (277)

• College basketball: Louisville at Kentucky, noon, KCTV5 (3)

• College football: Belk Bowl: Wake Forest at Texas A&M, noon, ESPN (13)

• College football: Hyundai Sun Bowl: North Carolina State at Arizona State, 2 p.m., KCTV5 (3)

• Hockey: IIHF World Junior Championship: Canada at United States, 2 p.m., NHL (276)

• College football: Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl: Kentucky vs. Northwestern, 3:30 p.m., ESPN (13)

• College football: NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl: Utah State vs. New Mexico State, 4:30 p.m., CBSSN (274)

• College basketball: Cleveland State at Michigan State, 5 p.m., BTN (255)

• College basketball: UT-Arlington at Coastal Carolina, 6 p.m., ESPN2 (29)

• College basketball: West Virginia at Oklahoma State, 6 p.m., ESPNU (269)

• NBA: Houston at Washington, 6 p.m., NBA (273)

• NBA: Milwaukee at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m., FSKC-Plus (925)

• College basketball: UMBC at Maryland, 7 p.m., FS1 (43)

• NHL: Nashville at Minnesota, 7 p.m., NBCSN (46)

• College basketball: Youngstown State at Indiana, 7 p.m., BTn (255)

• NHL: St. Louis at Dallas, 7:30 p.m., FSKC (48)

• College football: Cotton Bowl: USC vs. Ohio State, 7:40 p.m., ESPN (13)

• College basketball: Kansas at Texas, 8 p.m., ESPN2 (29)

• College basketball: Kansas State at Iowa State, 8 p.m., EPSNU (269)

• College basketball: Utah at Oregon, 9 p.m., FS1 (43)

• College basketball: Washington State at UCLA, 10 p.m., ESPN2 (29)

• College basketball: Colorado at Oregon, 10 p.m., ESPNU (269)

Friday’s Radio

• College football: Music City Bowl: Kentucky vs. Northwestern, 3:30 p.m., ESPN KC (99.3 FM or 1510 AM)

• NHL: St. Louis at Dallas, 7:30 p.m., KCWJ (1030 AM)

• College football: Cotton Bowl: USC vs. Ohio State, 7:30 p.m., ESPN KC (99. FM)

• College basketball: Kansas at Texas, 8 p.m., WHB (810 AM)

• College basketball: Kansas State at Iowa State, 8 p.m., KCSP (610 AM)