Sports: KC can clinch AL Title
Thursday Night Football
Marshawn Lynch ran for 122 yards and a touchdown as the Seattle Seahawks beat the San Francisco 49ers 20-3 to improve to 3-4. Russell Wilson completed 10 of his first 12 passes and finished with 235 yards passing, including a 43-yard scoring strike to Tyler Lockett late in the first half. The Niners managed just 142 total yards in falling to 2-5.
The Toronto Blue Jays count on former Tiger David Price tonight in Game Six of the American League Championship Series. The Royals counter with Yordano Ventura and can clinch a World Series appearance with a win. If necessary, the Royals would also host a deciding Game Seven on Saturday. The winner of the series will face the New York Mets in the World Series starting Tuesday.
The Red Wings are in Calgary for a game tonight and at Vancouver on Saturday night. Their next home game is Tuesday against the Carolina Hurricanes.
The Pistons wrap up the exhibition season tonight as they host Atlanta. Detroit will open the regular season on the road against the Hawks Tuesday. The Pistons got some positive news Thursday on the Kentavious Caldwell-Pope front. An MRI done earlier in the day confirmed no structural damage was done to his left foot and he remains day-to-day.
Michigan State hosts Indiana at Spartan Stadium Saturday. Hear the MSU-Indiana game Saturday at 2pm on WBCK.
The Western Michigan football team, (3-3, 2-0 MAC), will host Miami of Ohio on Saturday in their homecoming game at Waldo Stadium.
Central Michigan (3-4, 2-1) will travel to take on Ball State this weekend.
Eastern Michigan (1-6, 0-3) will visit Northern Illinois.
Michigan is off this weekend.
The Lions host the Vikings this Sunday. Thursday, safety James Ihedigbo, Eric Ebron, and Haloti Ngata were full participants in drills. Brandon Pettigrew, and Josh Wilson, did not practice. Broadcast time is at 12 noon on WBCK.
Boys Soccer Districts
The Battle Creek Central Bearcats boys' soccer team advanced to the District finals with a 3-0 win over Charlotte on Thursday. Isaac Engelhardt had 12 saves for the shutout. Biak Ahling, Jose Chavez and Carlos Ramos all scored for the Bearcats.
Marshall beat Harper Creek 2-0 in the District semifinal. The Redhawk goals came from Cody Clapper and Andrew Shippell. Kurt Kraushaar got the shutout in goal. Marshall will host Battle Creek Central at 5 p.m. Saturday in the District Championship game.
Tekonsha swept a pair from Litchfield.
St. Phillip 3, Jackson Christian 0.
Athens beat Hillsdale, but lost to host team Hanover Horton in the tri meet.
High School Football
In the 8-Player Division, #3 St. Philip plays #2 ranked and defending state champion Lawrence in a battle of unbeaten teams. We’ll have that game on the radio for you this Friday night on WBCK.
Friday night marks the final week of the High School football regular season.
In Division 3: #8 ranked Marshall plays No. 2-ranked Portland.
In Division 8: #5 Climax-Scotts closes out the regular season at New Buffalo
Battle Creek Central at Loy Norrix
Gull Lake at Lakeview
Lansing Everett at Harper Creek
Olivet at Pennfield
Bellevue at Three Oaks River Valley
Lake Michigan Catholic at Bronson
Delton at Schoolcraft
Marcellus at Galesburg-Augusta
Middleville-Thornapple Kellogg at Hastings
Maple Valley at Dansville
Tekonsha at Litchfield - 8-Man Football
Homer at Manchester
The Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship continues at Talladega on Sunday. Joey Logano is in first, followed by Denny Hamlin, Kurt Busch, Carl Edwards and Kevin Harvick.
Michigan's Zak Irvin is able to do some light shooting as he recovers from his back operation. Michigan held its media day Thursday and allowed reporters to watch an hour of practice. The Wolverines open the season November 13th against Northern Michigan.
Mattingly Out as Dodgers’ Manager
Don Mattingly will not be back as manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers next season despite leading the team to the last three NL West titles. Mattingly says after meeting with team officials that both sides realized it was time to move on.