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Westminster gets swept by Coe

Westminster managed just four hits in being swept by the Kohawks in a doubleheader on Saturday at Blue Jay Field.

Lady Owls top Northwestern Ohio, WVU Tech

The William Woods Lady Owls used stout pitching and live bats to garner a doubleheader sweep. The Lady Owls outlasted West Virginia University Institute of Technology 7-4, while picking up a 2-0 win over the University of Northwestern Ohio on Monday.

Fulton golf ties for second in opening triangular

Junior Gage Oestreich was the low man for the Hornets, tallying a 48 in Fulton’s opening triangular with the Falcons and Pirates on Monday at Tanglewood Golf Course.

South Callaway opens with run-rule win over Centralia

Senior Terry Miles struck out five batters in a complete-game effort, powering the Bulldogs to a 12-1, five-inning season-opening triumph over the Panthers on Monday.

Hornets bow to T-Birds, Spartans in home opener

The North Callaway Thunderbirds stranded a pair of Fulton Hornet runners to preserve a season-opening win. The T-Birds outlasted the Hornets 7-6 on Monday at the high school athletic complex.

Police: No clear motive in Missouri auditor Tom Schweich's suicide

The embattled chairman of the Missouri Republican Party gained some support Monday as police said law officers have no evidence of an anti-Semitic whispering campaign against a state auditor who killed himself, and a prominent GOP donor revised his recollection of hearing negative remarks about the auditor.

Owls' defense breaks down in loss to Williams Baptist

The William Woods University Owls baseball team easily out-hit the Williams Baptist (Arkansas) College Eagles 9-3, but crippled themselves defensively by committing six errors in Friday night’s 5-1 American Midwest Conference loss at Backer Sports Complex.

Lady Owls move win streak to six with Hannibal-LaGrange sweep

The William Woods University Lady Owls softball team stretched its season-high winning streak to six games with Friday’s AMC doubleheader sweep of Hannibal-LaGrange University at Backer Sports Complex.

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Thompson, Hornets shut out Wildcats 2-0

Fulton senior starter stifles New Bloomfield, scatters three hits in season-opening victory

NEW BLOOMFIELD — When asked to assess his team’s play in Friday’s season opener against the New Bloomfield Wildcats, Fulton Hornets head coach Darren Masek offered quick, high praise for the “outstanding” effort of his starter, senior Blake Thompson.

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Longtime Callaway volunteer to receive Settler’s Award at Kingdom of Callaway Supper

Joyce Epperson has led her life with open arms and open ears. As a mother, crisis response team member and medical first responder, the Fulton woman has cared for a countless number of people by listening to their woes and offering them hugs. She’s done this in various situations — at home with neighborhood children, car accidents and death scenes. Her hugs know no race, color, gender or economic status.

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For sale by the pound

KPI holds quarterly pound sale to benefit its employees, mission

Kingdom Projects, Inc., a non-profit sheltered workshop that provides employment to disabled residents of Callaway County, hosted a pound sale on Saturday to benefit its employees and mission.

New Bloomfield Proposition KIDS to host forum on no-tax-increase bond issue

New Bloomfield voters will have the opportunity to ask questions about a $2 million no-tax-increase bond issue that will appear on the April ballot. The New Bloomfield Proposition KIDS (Keep Improving District Schools) election committee is hosting a forum Thursday night to discuss the bond issue and answer questions.

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Two of seven candidates appear at Fulton school board forum

Incumbents Dennis Depping and Kristi Donohue were the only Fulton School Board candidates — out of a field of seven — to participate in the Fulton Community Teachers Association’s (FCTA) candidate forum Thursday night.

Vehicle search leads to drug arrests of two Fulton residents

Two Fulton residents were arrested Friday morning after police allegedly discovered drugs following a vehicle search.

Missouri Senate passes bill to access $200 million in bonds

Missouri senators have passed a bill to use $200 million in bonds for repairs to state buildings and some new construction.

Westminster sweeps Principia to open its SLIAC schedule

The Lady Blue Jays’ offense led the way to a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader sweep of the Lady Panthers on Wednesday.

Lady Owls sunk by late bucket at NAIA Tournament

William Woods edged out by No. 5 Bethel 62-61

The William Woods Lady Owls’ furious second-half comeback fell just seconds short of completion. Shamon Pearson’s go-ahead 3-pointer with 2 seconds capped off a wild final 20 minutes and lifted the No. 2-seed Bethel Lady Wildcats to a narrow 62-61 victory over the No. 7 Lady Owls in the first round of the 35th-annual NAIA National Tournament on Thursday at the Independence Events Center.

New Bloomfield superintendent discusses next year’s budget

District hopes to add part-time IT coordinator

The New Bloomfield school district is looking to add a teacher and designate a current teacher to serve as an IT coordinator next school year.

Two Fulton residents arrested from Westwood Motel after drug-related search

Two Fulton residents were arrested after Fulton Police conducted a narcotics search warrant at the Westwood Motel in Fulton on Thursday.

Lady Owls enter unique territory as tournament host

Meet fifth-ranked Lady Wildcats in first round tonight

There has been a sense of the unknown in Dan Chapla’s tenure as head coach of the William Woods University Lady Owls basketball team. That is, Chapla and his Lady Owls have never known a season that ends without a trip to the NAIA national tournament.

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