Thunder blanks Missouri Mavs
WICHITA — The Wichita Thunder posted its first shutout of the season, stopping the Missouri Mavericks 3-0 Friday night at the Intrust Bank Arena in Central Hockey League play. Wichita halts a three-game losing streak, improving to 2-3-1. Missouri falls to 2-3-0. Chad Painchaud scored a goal with an assist for the Thunder. Nathan Lutz and Kevin Young each added goals. Ian Lowe, Matt Summers and Neil Trimm were each credited with assists. Wichita scored all of its goals in the first two periods. Wichita outshot the Mavericks 26-25. Kevin Regan had 25 saves for Wichita to get the shutout win in goal. Mathieu Corbell had 23 saves for Missouri in the loss. The two teams meet again at 7:05 p.m. today in Independence, Mo.
Missouri 0 0 0 —0 Wichita 1 2 0 —3 FIRST PERIOD — Scoring: 1. W Painchaud (Lowe) 4:02. Penalties: M Forsyth (holding) 14:57, M VanderVeeken (tripping) 18:38. SECOND PERIOD — Scoring: 2. W Lutz (Summers) 9:05, 3. W Young (Trimm, Painchaud) 11:41-sh. Penalties: M bench (served by Tochkin) (too many men on ice) 3:36, W Boogaard (interference) 10:30, W Wight (tripping) 15:58. THIRD PERIOD — Scoring: none. Penalties: M Krug (interference) 12:35, W Flath (interference) 14:47. Shots on goal — Missouri 4-9-12—25, Wichita 11-7-8—26. Saves — Missouri: Corbeil (L, 0-2-0) 10-5-8—23. Wichita: Regan (W, 1-2-1) 4-9-12—25. Power plays — Missouri 0 for 3, Wichita 0 for 4. Penalties-minutes — Missouri 4-8, Wichita 3-6. Referee — Cruickshank. Linesmen — Collier, Crowell. Attendance — 5,217.
Wings fall in opener
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — The Wichita Wings opened the second season of its revival with an 18-15 loss to the Missouri Comets Friday night in Major Indoor Soccer League play at Independence Events Center. Wichita led 13-4 at the half. Stats were not posted at press time. The two teams meet again at 3:05 p.m. Sunday in the Wings’ home opener at Hartman Arena.
Documentary to be screened
WICHITA — The documentary film “Oil and Gold: The McPherson Globe Refiners Basketball Story” will be shown at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame at the Wichita Boathouse. The 18-minunte film highlights the team that won the first Olympic basketball competition at the 1936 Berlin Games, followed by a question and answer session with producer Anne Hassler and contributor Rich Hughes. Admission is free and the event is open to the public. The hall is hosting a sports card and memorabilia show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 11. A number of items will be auctioned off. Proceeds from the show will benefit the hall.