WEATHER: Friday, mostly cloudy with highs around 50. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the morning.
Friday night, partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.
TIGER TIDBITS: Houston coach Chris Edwards said injured players Sean Conway (ankle), Bobby Campbell (shoulder) and Darin Wade (back) are expected to return this week. …Houston has been outscored 126-26 in the first half this season. The Tigers won the lone game they led at the half – a 14-6 advantage against Pleasant Hope. …Kyle Poynter missed his first PAT of the season last week when his attempt was blocked. He is now 4-for-5.
MIDDLE SCHOOL: Houston’s season finale last Thursday was canceled due to inclement weather.
ABOUT WILLOW SPRINGS: Since beating Springfield Central and Cabool to improve to 2-2, the Bears have lost three consecutive games to Salem (36-15), Thayer (57-22) and Mountain Grove (53-0). …The Bears won consecutive meetings against Houston in 2006 (26-34) and 2007 (39-7) before losing last year’s game 56-34.