The Fulton Hornets wrestling team went a perfect 8-for-8 at the Moberly Spartan Duals this past weekend at Moberly Area Community College.
The South Callaway Bulldogs’ strong second-half showing insured that they’d take a perfect mark into the holiday break. The Bulldogs outscored the Crocker Lions 50-31 in the second half, vaulting themselves to an 80-56 non-conference victory on Saturday on the campus of Drury University.
The Blue Jays couldn’t contain the Saints 3-point shooting in a 72-56 road loss on Saturday. Maryville — an NCAA Division II team — knocked down 42 percent (13-of-31) from beyond the arc in handing Westminster its second straight loss.
Fulton controls third quarter in 78-67 victory at Kirksville
The Fulton Hornets had to change their defensive mindset to keep their perfect record intact. Fulton broke a 37-all halftime tie by outscoring Kirksville 20-8 in the third quarter, launching the undefeated Hornets to a 78-67 North Central Missouri Conference win over the Tigers on Friday night.
Senior guard Troy Hentges responded with a game-high 24 points to help keep South Callaway unbeaten in Thursday night’s 80-70 non-conference clash between Bulldogs.
The Thunderbirds were outscored 21-7 in the fourth quarter of their 48-27 EMO loss to the state-ranked Trojans on Friday night.
The Lady Wildcats logged their fourth straight victory with a 54-40 triumph over the Lady Eagles at the Missouri National Guard Shootout on Saturday at Jefferson City High School.
The Lady Hornets steadied themselves after suffering their first loss of the season, fending off the Lady Tigers down the stretch in Friday night’s 59-55 NCMC victory.
Senior guard Elaine Brinker was two rebounds short of a triple-double as the Ladybirds upended the Lady Trojans 58-43 in EMO play on Friday night.
The Lady Bulldogs connected on 13-of-28 free throws in the fourth quarter to rally past the Lady Eagles 65-61 in Show-Me Conference action Friday night.
Junior forward DJ Johnson’s 12 points and eight rebounds paced the Owls in a low-scoring 45-42 American Midwest Conference loss to the Scots on Thursday night at Anderson Arena.
South Callaway’s Rulo chosen Class 2 coach of year
South Callaway senior Cory Hanger and junior Dillon Stone were both first-team picks in Class 2 on the media’s 2014 all-state football teams announced this past week. Hanger — who was a slot receiver for the Bulldogs — was selected on offense at running back, while Stone was chosen on defense at linebacker. Both players were also first-team picks on the Missouri Football Coaches Association all-state teams, with Hanger being named Class 2 offensive player of the year.
New Bloomfield senior forward Ashley Kelley knocked down 25 points to power a balanced scoring attack as the Lady Wildcats toppled Belle in a 73-50 non-conference win Thursday night.
MALTA BEND — Junior guard Joseph Allen connected for a game-high 12 points and the Missouri School for the Deaf Eagles rallied in the fourth quarter to slip past the Malta Bend Tigers 38-35 on Thursday night.
Few shots fell for the William Woods University Lady Owls in a 52-43 American Midwest Conference loss to the 23rd-ranked Lyon (Arkansas) College Lady Scots on Thursday night at Anderson Arena.
INDIANOLA, Iowa — The Westminster College Blue Jays shot just 33 percent as a team in Wednesday night's 70-52 non-conference loss to Simpson College.
The William Woods University Owls shot a dismal 33 percent as a team and trailed by 19 points at halftime in falling to the 10th-ranked Freed-Hardeman (Tennessee) University Lions in Tuesday night’s 74-53 AMC loss at Anderson Arena.
The William Woods University Lady Owls’ seven-game winning streak came to an abrupt end Tuesday night when they suffered their first AMC loss to the No. 1-ranked Freed-Hardeman (Tennessee) University Lady Lions 91-58 at Anderson Arena.
NEW BLOOMFIELD — Senior forward Benson Goodwin registered a team-high 13 points and eight rebounds as the Missouri School for the Deaf Eagles held on for Tuesday night’s 39-37 victory over the New Bloomfield Wildcats' junior varsity.
KINGDOM CITY — The Van-Far Indians spoiled the North Callaway Thunderbirds’ Eastern Missouri Conference opener by outscoring them 12-5 in the second overtime of Tuesday night's 81-74 loss.