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In High School Football tonight, Mt Pleasant will host Pine Tree at 7:30 pm on KLAKE 97.7 at 7:30 pm. Jefferson will visit Hughes Springs. Kickoff is at 7:30 pm on STAR Country 96.9. Sulphur Springs is at Forney on STAR Country 95.5, Paris will host Anna on 101.9 KBUS, North Lamar will host Celina on MIX 107.7, Pittsburg will take on Rusk at home, Gilmer travels to Bullard and Rivercrest will host Big Sandy. Mt Vernon, Daingerfield, and Paul Pewitt are all off this week.
Yesterday in the NLDS, the St Louis Cardinals scored six runs in the last two innings and held off a Braves rally in the ninth to take game one, 7-6. In the nightcap, the Dodgers cruised to a 6-0 win over the Nationals. Today the Cards and the Braves start at 3:37 and LA and Washington are slated for 8:37 pm.
In the ALDS, The New York Yankees have left CC Sabathia off their roster for the American League Division Series, manager Aaron Boone announced Thursday. Boone also announced that James Paxton will start Game 1 of the series against the Minnesota Twins tonight, and will be followed by Masahiro Tanaka and Luis Severino for Games 2 and 3, respectively. That game will start at 6:07 pm tonight on the MLB Network. Things start off this afternoon at 1:05 pm with the Tampa Bay Rays at Houston on FS1.
Meanwhile, there was another Coaching casualty in MLB, as Mickey Callaway, who was the toast of New York when the Mets won 11 of their first 12 games with him as a manager in 2018, no longer has a job. The Mets on Thursday cut ties with the second-year manager despite an 86-76 season highlighted by a midsummer surge that put them in the postseason hunt.
Last night in Thursday night NFL Football, the Rams missed a field goal in the final seconds to give the Seattle Seahawks a 30-29 win.