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THURSDAY, MARCH 18

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL

Class 5 State Semifinals

At JQH Arena, Springfield

3 p.m. — Van Horn vs. St. Louis Cardinal Ritter

Class 5 State Semifinals

At JQH Arena, Springfield

7 p.m. — William Chrisman vs. St. Louis Whitfield

FRIDAY, MARCH 19

ECHL MINOR LEAGUE HOCKEY

7:05 p.m. — Indy Fuel at Kansas City Mavericks, Cable Dahmer Arena

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL

Class 5 State Final Four

At Springfield

At Hammons Student Center

Noon — Third-place game

At JQH Arena

2 p.m. — State championship

Class 5 State Final Four

At Hammons Student Center

10 a.m. — Third-place game

At JQH Arena

4 p.m. — State championship

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL

KC Metro Leadoff Tournament

At Creekside Baseball Complex, Parkville

1 p.m. — Blue Springs vs. Smithville (Field 2)

1 p.m. — Grain Valley vs. Liberty North (Field 3)

3:30 p.m. — Blue Springs vs. Lee’s Summit North (Field 2)

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS SOCCER

6:30 p.m. — Van Horn at Lincoln Prep

HIGH SCHOOL TRACK & FIELD

3:15 p.m. — Blue Springs, Blue Springs South at KC vs. COMO Challenge, Columbia Battle High School

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS GOLF

8:30 a.m. — Grain Valley, Oak Grove, St. Michael the Archangel Catholic at Oak Grove Invitational, Adams Pointe Golf Club

WHAT’S ON TODAY

Today’s sports broadcast highlights

Thursday’s Television

• Golf: European PGA Kenya Open, 5 a.m., GOLF (Comcast 27)

• Tennis: ATP Dubai/WTA St. Petersburg/WTA Monterrey, 5 a.m., Tennis (277)

• Golf: PGA Honda Classic, 9 a.m., GOLF (27)

• College wrestling: NCAA Division I Championships, 10 a.m., ESPNU (269)

• MLB spring training: Washington vs. New York Mets, noon, MLBN (272)

• Golf: PGA Honda Classic, 1 p.m., GOLF (27)

• College wrestling: NCAA Division I Championships, 1 p.m., ESPNU (269)

• Women’s college soccer: Nebraska at Illinois, 2:30 p.m., BTN (255)

• MLB spring training: Chicago Cubs vs. Cleveland, 3 p.m., MLBN (272)

• College basketball: NCAA: Texas Southern vs. Mount St. Mary’s, 4 p.m., TRUTV (47)

• Soccer: CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying: U.S. vs. Costa Rica, 4:30 p.m., FS1 (43)

• Women’s college soccer: Minnesota at Penn State, 4:30 p.m., BTN (255)

• College wrestling: NCAA Division I Championships, 5 p.m., ESPN2 (29)

• Tennis: ATP Dubai/WTA St. Petersburg/WTA Monterrey, 5 p.m., Tennis (277)

• College basketball: NCAA: Drake vs. Wichita State, 5:20 p.m., TBS (50)

• College basketball: NIT: North Carolina State vs. Davidson, 6 p.m., ESPN (13)

• Women’s college hockey: NCAA Frozen Four semifinal: Ohio State vs. Wisconsin, 6 p.m., ESPNU (269)

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

• College baseball: Texas A&M at Florida, 6 p.m., SEC (284)

• Soccer: CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying: Mexico vs. Dominican Republic, 7 p.m., FS1 (43)

• College volleyball: Minnesota at Wisconsin, 7 p.m., BTN (255)

• Tennis: ATP Acapulco/WTA Monterrey, 7 p.m., Tennis (277)

• College basketball: NCAA: Appalachian State vs. Norfolk State, 7:30 p.m., TRUTV (47)

• College basketball: NIT: SMU vs. Boise State, 8 p.m., ESPN (13)

• College wrestling: NCAA Division I Championships, 8 p.m., ESPN2 (29)

• Boxing: Alberto Machado vs. Angel Fierro (lightweights), 8 p.m., NBCSN (46)

• College basketball: NCAA: UCLA vs. Michigan State, 8:50 p.m., TBS (50)

• NBA: Charlotte at Los Angeles Lakers, 9:30 p.m., NBA (273)

• Rugby: AFL: Western at Collingwood, 3:30 a.m. (Friday), FS2 (740)

Thursday’s Radio/Audio

• High school boys basketball: Class 5 state semifinal: Van Horn vs. St. Louis Cardinal Ritter, 3 p.m., KCWJ (1030 AM), freetap.com 

• MLB spring training: Royals vs. Chicago White Sox, 3:05 p.m., KWOD (1660 AM)

• College basketball: NCAA: Texas Southern vs. Mount St. Mary’s, 4 p.m., ESPN KC (94.5 FM)

• College basketball: NCAA: Drake vs. Wichita State, 5:20 p.m., ESPN KC (94.5 FM), 6 p.m. (in progress) on WHB (810 AM)

• High school girls basketball: Class 5 state semifinal: William Chrisman vs. St. Louis Whitfield, 7 p.m., KCWJ (1030 AM), freetap.com

• College basketball: NCAA: Appalachian State vs. Norfolk State, 7:30 p.m., WHB (810 AM)

• College basketball: NCAA: UCLA vs. Michigan State, 8:50 p.m., WHB (810 AM)