AREA CALENDAR

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 26

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL

William Jewell Holiday Classic

At Mabee Center, Liberty

Nelson Division

9 a.m. — Fort Osage vs. Staley

10:30 a.m. — Blue Springs South vs. Center

Noon — Grandview vs. Oak Park

1:30 p.m. — Rockhurst vs. St. Joseph Central

Patterson Division

4:30 p.m. — Truman vs. Grandview Christian

6 p.m. — Blue Springs vs. Ruskin

7:30 p.m. — Liberty vs. Winnetonka

9 p.m. — Lee’s Summit vs. Park Hill

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 27

ECHL MINOR LEAGUE HOCKEY

6:35 p.m. (CST) — Kansas City Mavericks at Cincinnati Cyclones, Heritage Bank Center, Cincinnati, Ohio

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL

William Jewell Holiday Classic

At Mabee Center, Liberty

Nelson Division

9 a.m. — Grandview-Oak Park loser vs. Rockhurst-St. Joseph Central loser

10:30 a.m. — Fort Osage-Staley loser vs. Blue Springs South-Center loser

Patterson Division

Noon — Truman-Grandview Christian loser vs. Blue Springs-Ruskin loser

1:30 p.m. — Liberty-Winnetonka loser vs. Lee’s Summit-Park Hill loser

Cardinal Division

4:30 p.m. — Lee’s Summit West vs. North Kansas City

6 p.m. — Park Hill South vs. Kearney

7:30 p.m. — Raytown vs. Liberty North

9 p.m. — Raymore-Peculiar vs. Odessa

St. Joseph Bishop LeBlond Tournament

5:30 p.m. — St. Michael the Archangel Catholic vs. Mid-Buchanan

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL

Jefferson Bank Holiday Classic

At Jefferson City Helias Catholic High School

4 p.m. — Blue Springs South vs. Jefferson City Helias Catholic

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING

10 a.m. — Blue Springs South, Grain Valley, Lee’s Summit North, Belton, Liberty at Blue Springs South Aquatic Center

 

WHAT’S ON TODAY

Today’s television/radio highlights

Thursday’s Television

• Hockey: IIHF World Junior Championship: Russia vs. Czech Republic, 8 a.m., NHL (Comcast 276)

• Soccer: EPL: Southampton at Chelsea, 8:55 a.m., NBCSN (46)

• Soccer: EPL: Newcastle United at Manchester United, 11:30 a.m., NBCSN (46)

• Hockey: IIHF World Junior Championship: U.S. vs. Canada, noon, NHL (276)

• Soccer: EPL: Liverpool at Leicester City, 1:55 p.m., NBCSN (46)

• College football: Independence Bowl: Miami (Fla.) vs. Louisiana Tech, 3 p.m., ESPN (13)

• Cycling: UCI Cyclo Cross World Cup: Belgium, 3:30 p.m., OLY (208)

• College football: Quick Lane Bowl: Pittsburgh vs. Eastern Michigan, 7 p.m., ESPN (13)

• NBA: Memphis at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m., FSKC (48)

• NBA: San Antonio at Dallas, 7 p.m., TNT (51)

• Soccer: Liga MX final (first leg): América at Monterrey, 8:30 p.m., FS1 (43)

• Tennis: Hawaii Open, 9 p.m., TENNIS (277)

• NBA: Portland at Utah, 9:30 p.m., TNT (51)