Two weeks ago, the Moberly Spartans shocked the Fulton Hornets with a two-out, go-ahead grand slam in the first round of the Fulton Tournament. That setback stayed with Hornet players and coaches. “It was in our head, but you obviously can’t think about it too much,” junior Dalton Horstmeier said. “We remember that we kind of had it locked up and they came back and got us.”
William Woods softball coach Tracy Gastineau compiled a tough schedule to test her team. Add in some dismal weather this spring, and the Lady Owls certainly began this season with a challenge. “I think they always knew that they could do it and they could compete with anybody,” Gastineau said. “But saying that and seeing on paper that they’re not can be a little bit discouraging.”
NEW BLOOMFIELD — Once the New Bloomfield Wildcats got themselves settled at the plate, the New Haven Shamrocks were sunk.
WARDSVILLE — The South Callaway Bulldogs didn’t have any difficulty getting their bearings for an early wake-up call.
The Fulton Hornets clinched a district tennis triple crown.
Rely on doubles play to rally past Kirksville
Louis Schnoebelen was still giddy, turning somewhat philosophical in comparing the glow to the gloom.
The South Callaway Bulldogs pounded out a season-high 15 hits in dispatching the New Bloomfield Wildcats in a 10-1 romp in Show-Me Conference play Wednesday night.
Boonville’s Cali McAreavy tallied the game’s only goal with 6 minutes to go in the first half, lifting the Lady Pirates to a 1-0 North Central Missouri Conference triumph over the Fulton Lady Hornets soccer team Wednesday night at the high school athletic complex.
Overcome Steinbeck injury in 6-3 semifinal victory over MMA
The Fulton Hornets tennis team had no choice but to show some flexibility after losing a key component.
Westminster College junior Alec Belden on Friday was named to the 2013 all-St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference men’s tennis first team at No. 4 singles.
Moberly’s Brittany Kroner produced the game’s only goal in the final minute of play, sending the Lady Hornets to a 1-0 North Central Missouri Conference triumph over the Fulton Lady Hornets soccer team Thursday night at the high school athletic complex.
Fatima hangs on for 12-10 win
Turns out, the state-ranked Fatima Comets needed those final three runs. Fatima fended off a frenzied rally by the North Callaway Thunderbirds, who erupted for seven runs in the bottom of the seventh inning late Wednesday night in the championship of the 19th-annual Fulton Tournament.
The Westminster College Blue Jays’ brother act sparked an eventual doubleheader sweep.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — In the end, the William Woods University Owls couldn’t stop Benedictine University-Springfield’s surprising run.
BOWLING GREEN — North Callaway junior Jaida Gray and freshman Skyler Schmauck provided ample evidence to support being named the Eastern Missouri Conference girls’ sprinter and distance runner of the year, respectively.
Three North Callaway players combined to go 9-for-9 with four runs batted in Tuesday night as the Thunderbirds stayed unbeaten in the Eastern Missouri Conference by punishing Wellsville 13-3 in five innings. Sophomore first baseman Paul Zerr finished 3-for-3 with a double, drove in two runs and scored once as part of North Callaway’s 12-hit attack. Junior third baseman Chance Kee and junior second baseman Tanner Murphy were also 3-for-3, both with a double, an RBI and two runs scored.
Lose opener to Moberly on late grand slam, drop second game to Eldon in nine innings
Darren Masek liked the way his team fought. Masek liked their resolve and, in spite of their record, believes that his Fulton Hornets are getting better. Unfortunately, none of that translated to wins Tuesday in the 19th-annual Fulton Tournament. The Hornets dropped both of their tourney games, falling to the Eldon Mustangs 10-7 in nine innings Tuesday night at William Woods University after bowing to North Central Missouri Conference foe Moberly 7-6 earlier at the high school athletic complex.
Sophomore pitcher Paul Zerr scored the winning run and pitched six innings in leading North Callaway to a 3-2 win over the Southern Boone Eagles in the semifinals of the 19th annual Fulton Tournament on Monday afternoon at the high school athletic complex.
Senior right fielder Justin Elmore drew a bases loaded walk, to bring home senior second baseman Jacob Harrison and vault No. 3 seeded William Woods to an 6-5 10-inning win over the top-seeded Missouri Baptist Spartans in the semifinals of the American Midwest Conference baseball tournament on Monday.
The William Woods University Owls advanced in the American Midwest Conference postseason baseball tournament after squeezing all it could out of a dramatic first-round win.