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Heyward’s 2B keys rally as Cardinals beat Nationals 8-5

ST. LOUIS — Jason Heyward hit a two-run, tie-breaking double in the seventh inning to key a five-run rally, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 8-5 on Monday night.

Chiefs expect waived players to be snapped up

KANSAS CITY — The first year general manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid were in charge of the Chiefs, they were so short of quality depth they snapped up seven players on waivers. This year, the Chiefs could have that many of their own claimed.

Blair Oaks remains No. 4 in football rankings

The Blair Oaks Falcons remain the highest-ranked team in the area in the latest Missouri media football rankings released this morning.

Lady Jays blank Waynesville in tennis

The Jefferson City Lady Jays dropped just four games Monday in sweeping a tennis dual from the Waynesville Lady Tigers.

Girls Golf: Helias, Lady Jays at Quad

The Helias Lady Crusaders were second and the Jefferson City Lady Jays finished third Monday at the Sedalia Quad.

Softball: Fatima 14, St. Elizabeth 1

Erica Fick and Sammey Bunch had three hits each Monday as the Fatima Lady Comets defeated the St. Elizabeth Lady Hornets 14-1.

Softball: Vienna 16, Salem 3

Bailey Wilkinson rapped out three hits and stole seven bases to lead Vienna to a 16-3 win against Salem in six innings Monday night.

Boys Soccer: Calvary 2, Fatima JV 0

The Calvary Lions opened the season with a 2-0 victory Monday against the Fatima JV at the 63 Sports Complex.

Volleyball: Smith-Cotton drops Lady Jays

The Sedalia Smith-Cotton Lady Tigers posted a 19-25, 25-20, 25-22 win against Jefferson City in volleyball action Monday night.

Volleyball: Fatima downs Southern Boone

The Fatima Lady Comets moved to 3-1 on the season by beating Southern Boone 25-17, 25-20 on Monday night.

Briles believes No. 4 Baylor not bothered by investigation

WACO, Texas — Baylor coach Art Briles said Monday his team isn’t distracted by the school president’s call for an independent investigation into the handling of a sexual assault complaint against former transfer Sam Ukwuachu.

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Royals acquire Gomes from Braves

ATLANTA — Now that he’s officially on the move from Atlanta, Jonny Gomes is excited to be joining the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals.

Dixon a deserving winner as IndyCar grieves

With a dominating drive on a day worth double points, Scott Dixon once again proved he is one of the greatest IndyCar drivers in open-wheel history.

With a fourth win, Day creates a temporary Big 3

Jordan Spieth was gone, but not forgotten, certainly not by Jason Day.

Williams into second round when opponent stops

NEW YORK — Even before Serena Williams set foot Monday night in Arthur Ashe Stadium, her path through the U.S. Open to complete a true Grand Slam became a lot easier thanks to losses by other top women.

Football: Helias frosh down Tolton

The Helias freshman team notched a 28-13 win against Father Tolton on Monday.

Football: Helias JV beats Hannibal

The Helias JV team got a pair of touchdowns from Kaleb Davis in an 18-12 win against Hannibal on Monday.

Goodell, Brady await ‘Deflategate’ ruling by judge

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady attended last-minute settlement talks between the NFL and its players union Monday before a judge announced he would decide the dispute about deflated footballs with a ruling in a day or two.

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Richardson enters plea of not guilty

ST. CHARLES — Suspended New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson will be back in court Oct. 5 after pleading not guilty Monday to resisting arrest and traffic charges stemming from his arrest in July.

Legal experts see no criminal trouble for Clinton thus far

Experts in government secrecy law see almost no possibility of criminal action against Hillary Clinton or her top aides in connection with now-classified information sent over unsecure email while she was secretary of state, based on the public evidence thus far.


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