Josh Hurt has kept it mellow while mounting a flawless run. The Fulton senior will carry a perfect 25-0 record into the Class 1 state singles tournament at the Cooper Tennis Complex in Springfield. Hurt will square off against Westminster Christian Academy’s Joel Andrew Montgomery in the first round at 9 this morning.
Journey brings them to Class 1 doubles tourney
Scott Strough still tries to fathom how he and Philip Barkho reached this ultimate destination.
The William Woods University track and field program can now boast a national champion. Senior Anthony Stockton became the school’s first national champion in the hammer throw at the NAIA outdoor track and field championships on Thursday.
MOKANE — About 48 hours before its state title would make school history, the South Callaway girls’ 400-meter relay took a short but necessary trip.
MOKANE — Garner Rudroff had his mind on hoops. Specifically, what can be one of the most dazzling plays in the sport.
A little more than a year ago, Nick Jones was watching the track season from the sidelines and mourning the passing of his father, Hardy.
LINCOLN, Neb. — The William Woods University Lady Owls, sparked by freshman Alejandra Ferrer, were tied for seventh place after Tuesday’s opening round of the NAIA women’s golf national championships at Wilderness Ridge Country Club.
As North Callaway junior shortstop Chance Kee rounded third base and headed to the home plate of Busch Stadium, Thunderbirds head coach Kevin O’Neal had no intent of doing stopping him. “...I don’t think there was going to be any way of me stopping him at third,” O’Neal said on Monday.
A trio of Fulton players garnered first team recognition in Class 1, District 8 competition. Senior forward Adrienne Ebersole, senior midfielder Anna Fink and senior goalkeeper Billie Klutts all earned slots on the first team while sophomore Alexandria Fague and seniors Allie Pierce and Kate Sterner were second-team honorees as backs. Fink was also the sole Lady Hornet named all-North Central Missouri Conference as she was a first-team honoree.
North Callaway’s Steven Coleman and Fulton’s Jenny McCarty will both have two cracks at taking home state championships next weekend.
South Callaway’s Garner Rudroff had not competed in the long jump prior to this year. But he said he’s always been good at jumping, so why not try something new? Now, he’s a state champion.
Tim Rulo rattled off the pecking order of priorities. Rulo was referencing the objectives that he and South Callaway co-head coach Bill Frazee have outlined for their qualifiers at the Class 2 state track and field championships, which begin late this morning at Lincoln University’s Dwight T. Reed Stadium in Jefferson City.
Missouri School for the Deaf junior Nick Jones could be lining himself up for a big weekend. Jones will be one of the favorites for state titles in the 100 and 200 meters, as well as the long jump, when the Class 1 state track and field championships start late this morning at Lincoln University’s Dwight T. Reed Stadium in Jefferson City.
BOONVILLE — The Fulton Lady Hornets soccer team endured another near-miss against the Boonville Lady Pirates, this one coming with a trip to the state playoffs on the line.
The William Woods offense had bit more success on Tuesday than it did on Monday.
North Callaway senior Kyle Latham and Fulton junior Kory Masek gave themselves a reasonable chance. Latham shot an 83 to end up in a six-way tie for 30th place after Monday’s first round of the Class 2 state golf championships at Fremont Hills Country Club in Nixa. Meanwhile, Masek carded an 81 to finish in a five-way tie for 43rd in the opening round of the Class 3 state tournament at Sedalia Country Club.
Lady Bulldogs claim sectional title, Bulldogs finish third
The South Callaway Lady Bulldogs and Bulldogs track and field teams will be sending a record number of athletes to the state championships after a prolific display at the Class 2, Sectional 2 meet.
Fulton will be represented in both the Class 1 singles and doubles state tennis tournaments.
The Fulton Lady Hornets soccer team forgot about what was behind it and focused on what was in front. With a dismal regular season in the rear view, Fulton received two goals from senior midfielder Adrienne Ebersole and the Lady Hornets’ defense bottled up Southern Boone in a 3-0 win over the Lady Indians on Monday night in the Class 1, District 8 semifinals.
A second state championship in a row will not take place for the South Callaway Bulldogs. South Callaway — seeded fourth in Class 3, District 13 — was done in by six unearned runs at the hands of the top-seeded Fatima Comets in a 6-0 semifinal loss Monday night.