The St. Louis Cardinals have tied a franchise record for the longest winning streak in a season after beating the Chicago Cubs in a day/night doubleheader at Wrigley Field yesterday (Friday).
The Cardinals defeated the Cubs 8-5 in game 1 of the double header and were victorious 12-4 in game 2.
The Redbirds have reached a historic 14 game winning streak which ties the 1935 Gashouse Gang Cardinals streak.
Their deficit in the National League Wild Card race stood at 3 games before their contest on September 11th, the start of the current winning streak.
Their lead after sweeping both ends of the split doubleheader yesterday (Friday) stands at 5 games, with their magic number trimmed to four.
Week 5 of area high school football last (Friday) night say the Blair Oaks Falcons got back to their winning ways with a 52-17 win over Versailles.
Boonville defeats California 32-8.
The Bowling Green Bobcats remain undefeated after a 28-14 against Mark Twain.
The Mexico Bulldogs lost to the Hannibal Pirates 48-21.
Jefferson City took out Capital City 42-7.
Centralia Panthers shut out Clark County 20-0.
Battle loses to Poplar Bluff 26-22.
Hickman bests Smith-Cotton 16-6.
Helias 34 Rock Bridge 13.
Southern Boone wins 58-50 in a shootout against Eldon.
Moberly picked up their first win of the season 32-22 over Fulton.
Hallsville Indians shut out Osage 28-0.
Harrisburg outlasted Sweet Springs 20-16,
Herman in a squeaker 36-35 against Owensville.
Kirksville takes down Marshall 14-0.
Louisiana 41 Van-Far 6,
Brookfield defeats Macon 32-28.
MMA with their first win of the season 12-0 against Confluence Prep Academy.
Monroe City bests Palmyra 18-13.
Montgomery County 42 Wright City 26.
North Callaway loses 48-14 to Strafford.
Marceline over Paris 46-8.
Highland wins 24-8 against South Shelby.
The Missouri Tigers Football Team is on the road to play the Boston College Eagles today (Saturday).
It is the first meeting for the 2 teams on the gridiron.
Kickoff is at 11am.
The Kansas City Royals picked up a 3-1 win against the Detroit Tigers in the series opener at Comerica Park.