William Woods women cruise past Stephens

The No. 14 ranked Lady Owls ran their American Midwest Conference record to 6-0 and 19-1 overall witha 75-41 victory over Stephens College on Saturday afternoon. It was the team's seventh straight win.

The Lady Owls scorched the Stars (3-14, 0-6 AMC) to the tune of a 52 percent shooting performance from the field. Senior guard Jill Sutton and Freshman forward Stephane Copelin each scored 11 points to lead the team on the day Junior guard Sarah Eagan had 10 points while freshman forward Daris King also had 10 points.

William Woods will take on conference opponent Missouri Baptist College in St. Louis on Friday. Tip-off is at 5:30 p.m.

Owls men’s indoor track team takes sixth place in season opening meet

JACKSONVILLE, Ill., — The Owls started off 2011 finishing sixth out of 17 teams at the Illinois College Snow Bird Open on Saturday afternoon. Sophomore weight thrower Anthony Stockton beat out 27 others in his field with a toss of 56’6” to beat his own school record of 55’4 1/4. Stockton finished second in the shot put with a throw of 46’3 1/4”.

Sophomore 400 meter runner Terrell Shannon finished fourth in his event with a time of 51.62.

The Owls compete again this weekend at the University of Central Missouri Mule Relays. Events start Friday.

Lady Owls finish 12th out of 20 at Illinois College Snow Bird Open

JACKSONVILLE, Ill., — Junior Cheryl Held took first place in the 3000 meter run for William Woods in its first meet of 2011 on Saturday afternoon. Held’s time of 10:38.26 bested 18 other runners competing in the event.

The Lady Owls next run at the University of Central Missouri Mule Relays starting on Friday.

Mexico.............................................................59

Fulton basketball (V/G)....................................29

MEXICO — The Lady Hornets never led against rival Mexico on Monday night in North Central Missouri Conference action. After being down 14-7 at the end of the first quarter, Fulton got blitzed for 21 second quarter points to fall even deeper behind.

Junior forward Corri Hamilton led the Lady Hornets with 13 points and 12 rebounds. Fulton (6-9, 3-3 NCMC) continue conference play on Thursday at 6 p.m. when they travel to Boonville.

North Callaway basketball (JV/B)....................49

Centralia..........................................................43

CENTRALIA — The T-Birds survived a late surge from the home team before putting them away on Monday night. North Callaway was up 47-25 at one time before Centralia made one last push, ultimately coming up short.

Sophomore Jacob Haubner led North Callaway with 10 points. The T-Birds (3-4) play again tonight, hosting Russellville. Tip-off is at 6 p.m.

North Callaway basketball (JV/G)....................21

Centralia..........................................................15

CENTRALIA — Centralia jumped out to an 8-2 first quarter lead before North Callaway held them scoreless in the second frame to take the lead for good on Monday night. A 9-0 second quarter run by the Lady Birds helped lead them improve to 4-7 on the season.

Freshman forward Kelsey Coil led all scores with 11 points. North Callaway travels to Russellville on Thursday, with the game schedule to start at 6 p.m.

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