Heartland Football Friday scores and highlights Week 1

Heartland Football Friday kicks off 8/23 on Heartland News at 10.

Rockies take on the Cardinals following Melville’s solid showing

Ja Morant gives kids back-to-school shopping spree

Steelers keep Chiefs in check in 17-7 victory

Stidham rallies Patriots to 22-17 victory over Titans

Caldwell County football coach passes away

Cardinals take over first place with 13-4 romp over Reds

Continued Coverage

  New Esports Arena launched at SIU

Gray, Reds stop Cardinals’ win streak with 2-1 victory

Hudson solid, Cardinals crack Keller in 6-0 rout of Royals

Blues’ inspirational fan in school for first time in 2 years

  Southeast Mo. State announces new partnership with SoutheastHEALTH for sports medicine

Bonds run deeper than baseball for one Cape Catfish player and his host family

  Cape Catfish defeated 5-2 in Prospect League Championship to finish their first season

The Cape Catfish play the Chillicothe Paints for the Prospect League Title Tuesday at 6:35 p.m.

  All tied up as Catfish fall 9-4 in Prospect League Championship

The Cape Catfish will go to a game three to decide the Prospect League Championship.

  Louisville Slugger creating specialty bats for MLB Players’ Weekend

Louisville Slugger making specialty bats for MLB Players' Weekend with personalized nicknames

  Dangerously hot first day of football practice for some Heartland high school players

A dangerously hot first day of football practice for high school players in many parts of the Heartland. The high temps led one local coach to call it quits early.

Minor league team to end 21-year run in O’Fallon

Cardinals release 2020 regular season schedule

Thomas’ slam leads Cardinals to comeback win over Pirates

Bryant homers, Cubs rally for 6-3 win over Reds

Mahomes sharp as Chiefs rout Bengals in preseason opener

Wainwright overcomes 1st-pitch HR, leads Cards over Pirates

  Cape Catfish get the win over Chillicothe in game one of Championship Series

The Cape Catfish take on Chillicothe in game one of Championship Series in Ohio

  Cornhole tournament held on honor of Special Olympics competitor

The Special Olympics held the Scott Wright Memorial Cornhole Tournament

  Mizzou announces sale of alcohol at football games following SEC policy change

Mizzou Athletics is joining in the SEC policy of allowing the sale of alcohol during game days for the 2019 football season.

Pirates take 6-game losing streak into matchup with Cardinals

Pittsburgh heads into the matchup against St. Louis in a rut, losers of six straight

Goldschmidt, Ozuna spark rally, Cardinals beat Pirates 6-2

Paul Goldschmidt's single snapped a tie, Marcell Ozuna's home run provided some insurance runs, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-2 on Friday night

Trevor Bauer fans 11 in Reds home debut, beats Cubs 5-2

Trevor Bauer fans 11 as Cincinnati Reds beat Chicago Cubs 5-2

  Murray State Racers go 3-0 in the Bahamas

The Murray State Racers played three basketball games in the Bahamas in three days.

St. Louis Cardinals to hold ‘Stranger Things’ theme night

On Aug. 23, the Cardinals will take on the Colorado Rockies at 7:13 p.m.

St. Louis hosts Pittsburgh, aims to build on Flaherty’s strong showing

St. Louis looks to follow up a dominant performance by Wednesday starter Jack Flaherty

Rookie Slye kicks Panthers past Bears in preseason opener

Rookie Joey Slye kicked three field goals, including a 55-yarder, and outperformed two Bears kickers in a 23-13 victory by the Carolina Panthers.

  Cape Catfish advance to Championship Series after first playoff win vs. DuPage

The Cape Catfish won their first ever playoff game

  Cape Catfish managers celebrate successful first season

As the Cape Catfish are getting ready for the post season the management team is celebrating a successful first regular season.

  Cape Catfish players named Pitcher of the Year, Player of the Year

Two Cape Catfish players received Prospect League honors.

Dodgers host Cardinals, look to build on Kershaw’s solid performance

Los Angeles looks to follow up a dominant outing by Tuesday starter Clayton Kershaw

SEMO ranked 17th in preseason poll

The Redhawks will get their season going on August 29 against SIU in Houck Stadium.

Yadi Molina starts again in rehab assignment for AAA Memphis

Molina went 0-3 in Sunday start as Memphis was victorious 2-0

Newcomers come up big for A’s in 4-2 win over Cardinals

Tanner Roark wins Oakland debut as Athletics beat St. Louis Cardinals 4-2

  Mountain biking gaining traction in southeast Mo. with racing event

Mountain bike riders took to the 4.5 mile trail through a rocky and rough terrain throughout the park.

Cardinals, streaking Goldschmidt set for matchup against Athletics

Cardinals, streaking Goldschmidt set for matchup with Athletics

Fiers extends win streak to 8 as A’s thump Cardinals, 8-3

Mike Fiers took a shutout into the sixth inning for his eighth consecutive win, and the Oakland Athletics beat the St. Louis Cardinals 8-3

Cardinals visit Oakland, aim to build on Flaherty’s strong outing

St. Louis looks to follow up a dominant outing by Thursday starter Jack Flaherty

  Jackson Cross Country team runs with shelter dogs

The students ran with the dogs on Friday, August 2 at the Osage Trail.

  Cape Catfish win Western Division title

The Cape Catfish won the Prospect League’s Western Division Title Thursday night.

Cardinals beat Cubs 8-0, move into 1st place in NL Central

Jack Flaherty struck out nine in seven strong innings and Matt Wieters hit a three-run homer as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 8-0 in a matchup of NL Central leaders

Cubs visit the Cardinals in division play

The Chicago Cubs will play division foe St. Louis at Busch Stadium

Astros hit 3 homers, beat Cards 6-2; Goldschmidt streak ends

George Springer led off the game with a home run, Jose Altuve and rookie Yordan Alvarez also connected and the Houston Astros beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-2

Chiefs’ Hill contrite, repentant in first public comments

Tyreek Hill was contrite but repentant in his first comments since he was banished from the Kansas City Chiefs following an audio recording in which his then-fiance accused him of hurting their son

Correa, Astros top Cards 8-2; Goldschmidt HR in 6th straight

Carlos Correa hit his first career grand slam and the Houston Astros withstood yet another home run by Paul Goldschmidt, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 8-2

Goldschmidt homers again as Cardinals beat Astros 5-3

Paul Goldschmidt homers again as St. Louis Cardinals beat Houston Astros 5-3 to take over first place in NL Central

  SEMO hosting 3 day gymnastics tournament

The camp started Thursday and runs through Saturday.

Goldschmidt homers in 4th game in a row, Cards top Pirates 6-3

Paul Goldschmidt homered in his career-high fourth straight game, powering the St. Louis Cardinals over the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-3 on Thursday for a four-game sweep.

Men’s soccer returns to Busch Stadium

Tickets will go on sale on Wednesday, July 31 at 10 a.m.

Adult home run derby scheduled fro August at Shawnee Sports Complex

If you want to go and just watch, admission is $1.25.

  Junior American Legion baseball team heads to Regionals

The team was sent off at 8 a.m. from Harmon Field in Chaffee, Missouri.

  Bike Polo tournament brings people from all over to Cape Girardeau

Bicycle and polo enthusiasts gathered together at Arena Park in Cape Girardeau this weekend for the DeCapetur Shuffle tournament.

Herman rides Trump’s putting advice to victory in Kentucky

Jim Herman rode President Donald Trump's putting advice to victory in the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship

Reds snap 4-game losing skid with 3-2 win over Cardinals

Yasiel Puig hit a game-tying double to end Miles Mikolas' shutout bid, Josh VanMeter followed with his first major league home run and the Cincinnati Reds snapped a four-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals

NFL won’t suspend Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill in case involving son

Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill escapes NFL suspension in domestic violence case involving son.

Reds look to end 3-game slide against Cardinals

Cincinnati is looking to snap its three-game losing streak with a win over St. Louis

Missouri man fined for pointing laser at Brady during game

Missouri man fined $500 for pointing laser at Brady during Chiefs-Patriots AFC title game

Cincinnati takes on St. Louis in division play

The Cincinnati Reds will take on division foe St. Louis at Great American Ball Park

Eight Cape Catfish players named Prospect League All-Stars

The Cape Catfish had eight players named to the Prospect League All-Star team on Tuesday.

Goldschmidt homers as Cardinals beat Diamondbacks 5-2

Paul Goldschmidt homered, Wainwright pitched seven scoreless innings, and St. Louis held on to win their weekend series against Arizona

  102-year-old Cape Girardeau woman celebrates her birthday with the St. Louis Cardinals

Arabella Stike is a huge St. Louis Cardinals fan and was personally invited by the St. Louis Cardinals to watch the game on July 14 against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Grant to help rebuild Satchel Paige’s Kansas City home

A new grant will help rebuild the fire-damaged Missouri home of Satchel Paige, one of baseball's legendary pitchers and showmen

Wainwright expected to start for St. Louis against Arizona

The Diamondbacks will start Zack Greinke on Sunday while the Cardinals are expected to counter with Adam Wainwright

Cardinals great Bob Gibson fighting pancreatic cancer

St. Louis Cardinals great Bob Gibson is fighting pancreatic cancer

Media: Cardinals HOF Bob Gibson fighting pancreatic cancer

Gibson played for the Cardinals from 1959-75 and has won two World Series rings with the Redbirds.

O’Neill has 4 RBIs, Cardinals beat Diamondbacks 4-2

Tyler O'Neill drove in four runs, tying a career-high, and Dakota Hudson tossed six effective innings to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday

  Jackson Freshman American Legion team wins state title

Jackson finished the tournament undefeated in claiming the state championship.

  Poplar Bluff native Kameron Misner signs with Miami Marlins

Poplar Bluff native and Mizzou baseball stand out Kameron Misner has signed with the Miami Marlins.

Fans may soon be able to buy used Arrowhead Stadium seats

Fans may soon be able to buy used Arrowhead Stadium seats, possibly before the end of the Kansas City Chief's preseason next month

Cardinals place Molina on IL amid series of roster moves

The Cardinals placed catcher Yadier Molina on the injured list with a strained right thumb and activated infielder Matt Carpenter as part of a series of roster moves Thursday

Football star Jared Lorenzen to be laid to rest Wednesday

Funeral arrangements have been made for Highlands High School star, University of Kentucky football quarterback and New York Giants player Jared Lorenzen.

AL defeat NL 4-3 in the MLB All-Star Game to tie overall record 44-44

All-Stars from around Major League Baseball gather a Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio for the 90th All-Star Game.

Kansas City Chiefs become Missouri’s official NFL team

Founder Lamar Hunt brought the franchise to Kansas City, Mo. from Dallas in 1963.

Coroner: Ex-Clemson RB drowned while swimming at Ga. state park

A former Clemson football player drowned on Friday while swimming at a state park in Georgia, according to officials in Elbert County.

Cape Catfish manager named Western Division All-Star manager

The game will be held on July 23 in Normal, Illinois.