February 13, 2014 2:20 PM

Springfield skater, Mavs defenseman lose openers in Sochi

Two athletes with western Missouri ties suffered losses Thursday at the Sochi Winter Olympics. Emily Scott, the Springfield short track speedskater, finished last in her four-skater 500-meter quarterfinal and Henrik Odegaard, the Missouri Mavericks defenseman who competes for Norway, was on the ice for one of Canada’s goals in a 3-1 loss.

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