North Callaway made it a matching pair of titles. Seniors Zac Eads and Ryan Pezold, junior David Jones and sophomore Steven Coleman each won events Thursday to help carry the Thunderbirds to the boys’ team championship at the 26th-annual Missouri School for the Deaf Invitational. Meanwhile, juniors Baylie Borman, Jaida Gray and Maddie Sorell also posted first-place finishes and the Ladybirds followed suit by securing the girls’ team title.
The William Woods University Owls baseball team paired a late rally with a hitting rampage in sweeping an American Midwest Conference doubleheader with Park University on Friday.
Fueled by senior medalist Kyle Latham’s 5-over par 41, the North Callaway Thunderbirds eased to the team title of the annual Callaway Cup on Thursday at Tanglewood Golf Course.
South Callaway junior starter Smith Kemper and sophomore reliever Luke Horstman combined on a one-hitter Thursday night as the Bulldogs stifled Southern Boone 4-1.
SILEX — Senior catcher Jake Kee and his brother, junior third baseman Chance Kee, both had two hits and drove in two runs apiece Wednesday night as the North Callaway Thunderbirds slammed Silex 12-2 in an EMO matchup.
CANTON — Gene Nanney’s grand slam with two out in the bottom of the eighth inning broke a 2-2 tie and sent Culver-Stockton College to a 6-2 win over the William Woods University Owls on Wednesday night.
South Callaway senior starter Bradley Smart tossed a one-hitter Tuesday night and the defending Class 2 state champion Bulldogs used an 11-hit attack to flatten Calvary Lutheran 11-0 in five innings.
Split twinbill with Benedictine on Friday
Junior left fielder Zach Nichols had four hits and drove in three runs, helping the William Woods University Owls halt a five-game losing streak with an 8-2 AMC win over visiting Benedictine University-Springfield (Ill.) on Friday.
Three players from South Callaway and two from New Bloomfield have been named to their respective 2012-13 all-Show-Me Conference boys’ and girls’ basketball teams. New Bloomfield senior Justice Richards and South Callaway sophomore Troy Hentges were selected to the boys’ second team, while South Callaway junior Garner Rudroff was an honorable-mention pick. South Callaway junior Taylor Howard and New Bloomfield junior Bethany Craighead were both chosen to the girls’ second team.
JEFFERSON CITY — Sparked by the senior quartet at the front end of its singles lineup, the Fulton Hornets tennis team obtained its first win of the season by downing Helias 6-3 on Wednesday.
ST. LOUIS — Sophomore Hannah Oberdiek won the long jump and came in second in the 200 meters to spur the South Callaway Lady Bulldogs to an eighth-place team finish at the Gateway Invitational last Saturday.
Westminster ran its winning streak to three by taking two games from the Eureka Red Devils in St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play on Saturday at Saucier Field. They prevailed by scores of 6-1 and 9-3, respectively.
William Woods junior forward Priscila Santos capped off her inaugural season with the Lady Owls by being named a second-team NAIA Division I All-American.
Southern Boone produced the game-winning goal 5 minutes into overtime to spoil the Fulton Lady Hornets soccer team’s season opener in a 2-1 loss Wednesday night at the high school athletic complex.
Freshman Grant Nichols’ single to right field drove in the game-winning run in New Bloomfield’s 5-4 win over the Tipton Cardinals on Tuesday afternoon.
North Callaway will host the Eastern Missouri Conference’s fourth-annual Basketball Senior Showcase on Friday night at the high school.
There’s not much to do when your opponent shoots 50 percent from the field and from beyond the 3-point line. William Woods found that out the hard way in its season-ending loss. The No. 6 seed Lady Owls got 25 points from junior forward Priscila Santos, but it wasn’t enough as they fell to the No. 2 Vanguard Lady Lions 85-60 in the second round of the NAIA National Tournament at the Frankfurt Civic Center on Friday afternoon.
Priscila Santos humbly deferred all credit, while William Woods University head coach Dan Chapla noted that her dazzling performance transcended description.
The William Woods University Lady Owls split a doubleheader with Vanguard University on Wednesday. The Lady Owls prevailed in the first game 4-1, before bowing in the nightcap 5-4.
Making fifth straight tournament appearance, William Woods plays MidAmerica Nazarene tonight
Dan Chapla wasn’t sweating his team’s postseason prospects after the William Woods University Lady Owls fell at Columbia College 91-83 in the American Midwest Conference postseason tournament championship on March 4. Neither was his team, for that matter.