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.
Also comes in second in 800
Senior Jenny McCarty won the girls’ 1,600 meters and took second in the 800 on Friday in Fulton’s annual Don Dobson Invitational at the high school athletic complex.
There’s a big difference between the Fulton squad that won three in a row and the Hornets squad that left the field after Friday night’s North Central Missouri Conference game against the rival Mexico Bulldogs. A stark difference, in fact.
Despite its No. 3 seed, the William Woods University Owls would appear to be the hottest team entering the American Midwest Conference postseason tournament.
Jared Wood saw some discomfort, some intimidation in his South Callaway Bulldogs. Especially junior pitcher Smith Kemper, who took the mound for the Bulldogs in Thursday’s game against the Jefferson City Jays. “You could tell that when there was nobody on and he went off the stretch,” Wood said. “... They were a good-hitting team and they hit the ball well.” Kemper agreed. “A little bit, just because it’s been a week or a week and a half since I pitched, so I wasn’t comfortable coming out of the windup,” he said.
The North Callaway Thunderbirds golf team definitely made its mark in its first appearance in the Eastern Missouri Conference championships.
Sophomore right fielder Sam Christensen drove in the winning run on a two-out single in the top of the eighth inning Wednesday night as the Fulton Hornets clipped the Eldon Mustangs 2-1 at the high school athletic complex.
William Woods University baseball player Jacob Harrison — a Fulton native — has been honored with the NAIA Dr. Leroy Walker Award.
William Woods’ 13-game winning streak was halted in a 4-2 American Midwest Conference loss to the No. 5 Williams Baptist Lady Eagles at Firley Field on Monday. The Lady Owls bested the Lady Eagles in the day’s first game with 1-0 eight-inning triumph.
North Callaway sophomore pitcher Paul Zerr threw a complete game and knocked in the go-ahead run in the T-Birds 6-4 victory over the South Callaway Bulldogs on Monday night. The win was North Callaway’s second in a row while it snapped the Bulldogs’ eight-game spurt.