Alpha Delta chapter of Beta Theta Pi at Westminster College celebrates its history
The 147-year-old Alpha Delta chapter of Beta Theta Pi at Westminster College was recently recognized for its history. The chapter was the first fraternity established at Westminster and the oldest of any college fraternity west of the Mississippi River.
Westminster College selected its president, Barney Forsythe, as its commencement speaker. Forsythe is retiring at the end of this school year after spending a decade at the college.
Gina Loudon to give graduates advice, wisdom
Gina Loudon, class of 1990, is an author, anchor, columnist, talk show host and news commentator.
Westminster junior Kyle Collins was a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference individual recipient, while senior Nate Connell and freshman Peter Hasenmueller picked up doubles recognition recently.
William Woods senior Kacey Scharnhorst and sophomore Hannah Campbell capped off their respective campaigns by each picking up first-team all-American Midwest Conference honors.
Westminster sophomore Alyson Hahn and freshmen Abby Bartley and Amber Tepen each recently received first-team all-St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference first-team recognition.
The William Woods Lady Owls racked up a staggering 282 points in cruising to a fourth straight American Midwest Conference title last Saturday.
After clawing all the way back from a four-run deficit, the William Woods Owls’ quest for an AMC championship got sunk by a walk-off winner.
The South Callaway boys and girls’ track teams each notched second-place finishes at their own relays last Friday.
Sophomore Justin Adams logged the lone victory for the Hornets in their 11-1 North Central Missouri Conference loss to the Pirates on Monday at the high school athletic complex.
Bulldogs junior Logan Taylor and sophomore Blake Parker each qualified for Class 2 sectional competition after medalling at Monday’s Class 2, District 4 championship at Redfield Golf and Country Club.
The Bulldogs late charge in the top of the seventh inning couldn’t lift them in a 6-3 non-conference loss to the Wildcats on Monday.
The Fulton Hornets were one big base hit short of potentially playing for their own tournament championship.
Callaway, Cole County package thief arrested for similar offenses
Callaway County deputies arrested John Jaegers, 43 of Holts Summit, Monday for burglary, property damage and stealing, according to a Callaway County Sheriff’s Office press release. Jaegers was also involved in package thefts in both Cole and Callaway counties in November — a separate offense from the one he was arrested for on Monday.
The Hornets improved their season record to 5-11 after Thursday night’s 8-1 non-conference triumph over the Spartans.
The Thunderbirds could only squeeze a single run out of their seven hits in Friday night’s 6-1 non-conference loss to the state-ranked Bulldogs.
The suddenly scuffling Bulldogs produced only one hit and committed five errors in Saturday’s 4-0 non-conference loss to the Falcons.
Lady Hornets post third-place finish
Fulton senior Sam Christensen triumphed in the 110-meter hurdles and high jump, and the Hornets won five events overall in taking second place in their annual Don Dobson Invitational on Friday.
Fulton comes up with just three hits, drops third straight
It wasn’t that the Fulton Hornets beat themselves. In fact, the rival and state-ranked Mexico Bulldogs completed that task all by themselves.
The Blue Jays wrapped up the regular season by splitting a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader with the Panthers on Friday at Saucier Field.