Sports Report for Wednesday, December 16
Big district wins for some local basketball teams. Sports brought to you by RENO TIRE AND SERVICE CENTER.
Last night on the hardwood, the Prairiland Lady Patriots defeated Grand Saline 70-2. Kirsten Bridges led the team with 17 points. Malorie Sneed and TJ Folse each had 13 points.
The Detroit girls defeated Maud 42-37. The Chisum Lady Mustangs got by Commerce 46-39.
The Rivercrest Lady Rebels fell to Chess 53-37. Anna Guest led the team with 15 points.
The Prairiland boys defeated Cooper 56-40, it was the Chisum boys over Wolfe City 61-41, and the Detroit Eagles lost to North Hopkins.
The North Lamar Panthers lost to Melissa 76-26.
Giannis Antetokounmpo has signed a five-year extension to remain with the Milwaukee Bucks, the team announced Tuesday. According to his agent, the two-time reigning MVP will make $228 million throughout his extension. Antetokounmpo has an opt-out after the 2024-25 season.
The NFL has decided against using local playoff bubbles; the league said in a memo distributed Tuesday. “With the exception of the night before the game when players and coaches are required to stay in the team hotel, clubs may not require players and staff to stay at a hotel in their local area,” read the statement. The league decided based on its analysis of the frequency of positive COVID-19 cases across the NFL compared to the risk of significant spread between players and staff when gathered at one hotel for an extended period.
Major League Baseball executives and owners would like to delay the beginning of the 2021 season until May. Players can get vaccinated before arriving to spring training, reports USA TODAY’s, Bob Nightengale. However, the MLBPA has different thoughts. The union believes the campaign should begin in April after teams showed that they could adapt to safety protocols last season.