Fulton junior Dalton Horstmeier and recent North Callaway graduate Justin Murphy were both first-team choices on their respective all-state teams selected by the Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association.
Post 210 squad both competitive, convenient
Competitive summer baseball is an expensive venture. Tim Echelmeier, an assistant coach for the Fulton Hornets high school team and a father of two ballplayers, can attest. “The problem is that in high school, if (players) want to play good competition, they feel like they have to play for a club team or a prospect team and those can be pretty expensive,” Echelmeier said last week.
The Fulton Post 210 American Legion baseball team hit early, often and effectively. Post 210 scored at least two runs apiece in five innings, including seven in the fifth, on its way to a 15-1, seven-inning win over St. Charles Post 312 on Wednesday night at the Fulton High School athletic complex.
William Woods University’s Myriam Hassan was one of four freshmen named as a first-team choice on the 2013 NAIA women’s golf All-American team announced Tuesday.
LINCOLN, Neb. — The William Woods University Lady Owls ended up with a sixth-place finish at the NAIA women’s golf national championships after Friday’s fourth and final round at Wilderness Ridge Country Club.
Barkho, Strough post pair of doubles wins
Josh Hurt, Phillip Barkho and Scott Strough have definitely driven the standard to an exciting height for the Fulton Hornets tennis program. The senior trio were responsible for Fulton’s best-ever state showing as Class 1 singles and doubles play at the 85th Missouri State High School Activities Association boys’ tennis championships came to a close Saturday at Cooper Tennis Complex.
Coleman medals in 110, 300 hurdles
Fulton senior Jenny McCarty had just set a personal record in the girls’ 3,200 meters at the Missouri State High School Activities’ Class 3 state track and field championships. McCarty had gone 15 seconds faster and shattered her time in last year’s 3,200 final.
SPRINGFIELD — Josh Hurt is still perfect, and is now in a position that no Fulton tennis player has ever been in before.
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.