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Game 5 of the World Series, the Nationals scratched starter Max Scherzer because of neck spasms just hours before the game and replaced him with Joe Ross against Gerrit Cole. The Astros led the entire game finishing with a 7-1 win. Game 6 is Tuesday night at 7:07 pm with Houston leading the series 3-2.
The Cowboys were off yesterday, but the Houston Texans battled back against the Raiders and came away with a 27-24 win. Elsewhere:
SAINTS 31 CARDS 9
PACKERS 31, CHIEFS 24
CHARGERS 17, BEARS 16
EAGLES 31, BILLS 13
49ERS 51, PANTHERS 13
TITANS 27, BUCCANEERS 23
PATRIOTS 27, BROWNS 13
RAMS 24, BENGALS 10
COLTS 15, BRONCOS 13
SEAHAWKS 27, FALCONS 20
JAGUARS 29, JETS 15
LIONS 31, GIANTS 26
A shakeup once again in the AP College football poll. LSU is now No. 1, followed by Alabama at No. 2, Ohio State is 3rd, Clemson is 4th, Penn State is 5th, followed by Florida at No. 6, Oregon is No. 7, Georgia is No. 8, Utah is 9th and Oklahoma drops to 10th. Baylor is 12th and SMU is 15th.
The Chisum Mustangs finished with 512 yards on the ground including 222 from Hayden Todd In their 54-20 win over Prairiland. Trenton Ortega added 174 while Espn Blyton added 106. Landry Morrison finished with 107 to lead Prairiland.
In other actions, Paris took care of Sanger 54-7 as heard on 101.9 KBUS. It was Rivercrest over Boles 52-14. Detroit edged out Clarksville 18-12. And honey grove shut out Como Pickton 42-0.
In volleyball, the Prairiland Lady Patriots wrapped up a district title with a straight-set win over Mt Vernon. Since dropping the opener of district against Commerce, the Lady Pats have not lost a set.
Commerce took care of Chisum in straight sets. It was Pleasant Grove taking down North Lamar In three straight. And Rivercrest lost in three as well.
The No. 23 Texas A&M University-Commerce football team thrilled the Homecoming crowd with a 62-21 rout of Western New Mexico University at Ernest Hawkins Field at Memorial Stadium on Saturday. With the win, the Lions move to 6-2 overall and 4-1 in the Lone Star Conference, winning on Homecoming weekend for the sixth straight season. The Lions are on the road next week for a 4 p.m. kickoff on Saturday, November 2, at West Texas A&M on ESPN3 in the NCAA Division II Football Showcase game.
The Dallas Mavericks dropped their first game of the season last night against Portland 121-119.
Friday Night High School results
Honey Grove 42 Como-Picton 0
Commerce 20 Howe 14
Lone Oak 14 Bonham 7
Detroit 18 Clarksville 12
Chisum 54 Prairiland 20
Lindale 41 Mt Pleasant 28
Gilmer 28 Pittsburg 6
Paris 54 Sanger 7
Greenville 25 Sulphur Springs 13
Hooks 31 Mt Vernon 14
Hughes Springs 48 Redwater 0
Daingerfield 56 Waskom 35
Paul Prewitt 45 Elysian Fields 33
Rivercrest 52 Boles 14
Coming up this Friday night in High School Football
Mt Pleasant at Jacksonville on KLAKE 97.7, (6-2) Daingerfield at (8-0) Paul Pewitt on STAR Country 96.9, North Lamar at Paris on 101.9 KBUS and MIX 107.7, Sulphur Springs at Kaufman on STAR Country 95.9. Also, Commerce at Bonham, Clarksville at James Bowie, Cooper at Leonard, Blue Ridge at Prairiland, Detroit at Mt. Enterprise, Liberty Eyelau is at Pittsburg, Redwater at Mt Vernon, New Boston at Hughes Springs, and Como Pickton is at Rivercrest. Gilmer is off.