Near Grand Street at National Avenue

Police arrest man suspected of assaulting officer with SUV; stealing car at intersection

The officer tried to stop the SUV about 10:30 along High Street west of Kansas Expressway.


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Mar. 2 district basketball scores

It is win-or-go-home time for the area's small class basketball teams. Find all of the scores, brackets, photos and stories from the area's games below.

Strafford Boys

The Drive for 5: Strafford routs rival Fair Grove to extend district streak

You would think after winning seven consecutive Mid-Lakes Conference titles and five straight district championships, the feeling of hoisting that wooden Missouri plaque up in the would get old for Strafford.

Buffalo Girls

Buffalo continues magical run by routing Strafford for C3-D11 title

After going an imperfect 0-24 in 2010-2011, the Lady Bison have improved their win total in each of the last four years, culminating in Monday’s 68-44 rout of Strafford in the Class 3 – District 11 championship game in Strafford.

Mount Vernon Boys

Balanced scoring leads Mountaineers to district championship

The Big Eight Conference rivals were already well familiar with each other as Mt. Vernon had edged East Newton 47-40 a month and a half ago.  The rematch was just as intense as the two teams battled tooth and nail all the way in front of an energetic crowd that was virtually split down the middle between Mt. Vernon fans and East Newton fans.  The Mountaineers led 10-9 after one quarter and 22-17…

Stockton Girls

Shipps, Garrett lift Stockton over East Newton for district title

Stockton won that game 43-35, but East Newton coach Erin Rice said “We’re a much different team now.”  The key matchup was Stockton 6-foot-3 senior Jolene Shipps versus East Newton 6-foot sophomore Koty Cooper.  Shipps would get the upper hand early with eight first-quarter points while Cooper picked up two quick fouls, sending her to the bench.  The Lady Tigers led 16-9 at the end of the first…

Brady Petry

Petry too much for Aurora as Hillcrest advances

Brady Petry was the focus of Hillcrest's offense; defending Petry was the focus of Aurora's defense. But in the end, Hillcrest's strategy won out, as the Hornets defeated the Houn' Dawgs in an opening round Class 4 District 11 battle in Aurora Monday, 62-52.

Licking boys claim first district title in 18 years

Defense the key for Wildcats once again.

Licking girls get district 3-peat

Smith and Osborne combine for 51 points as LHS beats Houston for fourth time this season.

Pierce City Boys

Pierce City blitzes Miller with 3-pointers for district title

The Eagles knocked down nine first-half 3-pointers and 12 in the game en route to an 81-65 win over Miller for the district title.

Crane surges in 2nd half to capture 3rd straight district title

The Crane boys certainly turned it on in the 2nd half as they rolled past Blue Eye 74-43 for their third straight Class 2 District 11 title.

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