Tag: football

Chiefs, Seahawks share top spot in AP poll

By DAVE CAMPBELL The Kansas City Chiefs are on top of the Associated Press power poll. They had to share first place in the AP Pro32 rankings with the Seattle Seahawks, though, despite being the NFL’s last undefeated team. The Chiefs and Seahawks each had 369 points from the 12-member panel, with the Chiefs getting… Read more »

Josh Powell, Zach Gebhardt named MIAA Football Players of the Week

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — Central Missouri redshirt freshman defensive end Josh Powell and senior placekicker Zach Gebhardt have been named MIAA Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week, respectively, for their performances in UCM’s 51-7 homecoming win over Northeastern State on Saturday afternoon. Powell finished the game with six tackles and three sacks totaling 24 yards in losses…. Read more »

Mules roll to 51-7 homecoming win over Northeastern State

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — The Central Missouri Mules racked up over 600 yards of total offense and rolled to a 51-7 win over Northeastern State on Homecoming on Saturday afternoon at Walton Stadium/Kennedy Field. The Mules out-gained the RiverHawks 603-215 in the game. The Mules (4-4, 3-4 MIAA) wasted no time in taking the lead. UCM… Read more »

Chiefs remain perfect with 23-17 win over Browns

By DAVE SKRETTA (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Andy Reid took responsibility for the Kansas City Chiefs’ offense growing stagnant in the second half Sunday, and then stood accountable for the play calls that got quarterback Alex Smith sacked six times by the Cleveland Browns. Perhaps he should also take a bit of credit for… Read more »

Chiefs hold on to edge Texans, 17-16

By DAVE SKRETTA (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs had their backs to the end zone in the third quarter on Sunday, and the Houston Texans had first-and-goal with an opportunity to take the lead. Three straight plays went nowhere and the Texans had to settle for a field goal. It was… Read more »

WHS Tigers cut down in homecoming game

By JAMIE EMBREY for digitalBURG The Warrensburg Tigers Football Team fell short to the St. Pius Warriors at the Homecoming game last Friday with a final score of 35-13. Zack Nowlin, ’15, scored the first touchdown on a 68-yard scamper. Jacob Carter, ‘16, added a three-yard touchdown. Head Coach Scott Grinde was pleased with how… Read more »

Mules come up short, 31-21, against Pittsburg State

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — The Central Missouri Mules suffered their third close loss to a top-10 ranked team, falling 31-21 to 10th-ranked Pittsburg State on Saturday afternoon at Walton Stadium/Kennedy Field, according to a press release. The game got off to a rough start for UCM (2-4, 1-4 MIAA) when Nate Dreiling intercepted Hayden Hawk on the first… Read more »

Arrowhead Stadium breaks record for noise level

By DAVE SKRETTA (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Arrowhead Stadium is once again the loudest stadium in the NFL. This time, it’s official. The Kansas City Chiefs fans broke the world record for an outdoor sports stadium in their 24-7 win over Oakland on Sunday when they reached 137.5 decibels in the closing minutes. An… Read more »

Chiefs defense key to unbeaten start

DAVE SKRETTA (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs were clinging to the lead late in the first half and the Tennessee Titans had the ball first-and-goal just a couple feet outside the end zone. They ran up the middle and went nowhere. They threw a pass that was batted up in the… Read more »

Perfect Chiefs rally for 26-17 win over Titans

By TERESA M. WALKER (NASHVILLE, Tenn., AP) — Being perfect is what matters most in the NFL, as Chiefs coach Andy Reid knows only too well. No matter how ugly some of those wins may be. Jamaal Charles scored a 1-yard touchdown with 6:23 left, and the Chiefs rallied to beat the Tennessee Titans 26-17… Read more »