Brett Craighead wanted to see how his New Bloomfield Lady Wildcats responded to high expectations. So far, he has to like what he sees. State-ranked New Bloomfield — the No. 1 seed in the 31st-annual Sturgeon Tournament — secured a 47-27 first-round victory over the No. 8 Westran Lady Hornets on Monday night.
The fifth-seeded Ladybirds used a 22-9 third-quarter spurt to best the No. 4 Warriors 54-45 in the first round of the Bowling Green Tournament on Monday night.
The Lady Hornets put an end to their four-game losing streak with a 56-38 North Central Missouri Conference victory over the Lady Pirates on Monday night at Roger D. Davis Gymnasium.
The Lady Eagles fell to 1-10 with a 35-33 loss to the Lady Jackrabbits on Saturday.
The Eagles outscored the Jackrabbits 26-15 after halftime to claim a 48-28 win on Saturday.
Junior guard Kasey Gatson supplied a game-high 31 points in the Lady Blue Jays’ 63-58 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference road triumph over the Webster Lady Gorlok on Saturday afternoon.
Junior forward Matt Murphy and freshman guard Jaime Villalobos each paced the Blue Jays with eight points in their 75-48 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference loss to the Gorlok on Saturday.
The Owls were unable to maintain their halftime lead in a 54-51 American Midwest Conference loss to the Bulldogs on Saturday afternoon.
The William Woods men’s and women’s track teams each notched third-place team showings at the Illinois College Snowbird Open on Saturday. The Owls amassed 61 points, trailing only Lincoln University (85) and Lincoln College (67). The Lady Owls totaled 88 points, only bested by Lincoln College (186) and Central Methodist (88.5).
Westminster senior Nyima Njie broke her own 200-meter dash school record at the Illinois College Snow Bird Open on Saturday.
Fulton Hornets head coach Ryan Shaw didn’t have to delve too deep when summarizing his team’s most lopsided loss of the year. Fulton tallied a season-low point total and was dominated throughout in a 73-33 thrashing by the state-ranked Helias Crusaders on Friday night at Rackers Fieldhouse.
Freshman point guard Adrian Mann posted a game-high 17 points in the Lady Bulldogs’ 60-29 Show-Me Conference rout of the Lady Wildcats on Thursday night.
Junior guard Kendra Vernatti came off the bench to score a game-high 22 points in powering the Lady Owls to a 90-42 American Midwest Conference blitz of the Stars on Thursday night at Anderson Arena.
ST. LOUIS — The Westminster College Blue Jays’ season-long losing skid reached eight games after a 67-60 SLIAC setback to the Fontbonne University Griffins on Wednesday night.
The North Callaway Thunderbirds used a frantic final three quarters to snap their losing skid. The T-Birds outscored the Missouri Military Academy Colonels 36-16 after the first quarter, rolling to a 50-29 non-conference triumph on Tuesday night.
The Lady Wildcats’ 11-game winning streak came to a screeching halt thanks to a 60-37 Show-Me Conference loss to the state-ranked Lady Comets on Tuesday night.
The Lady Bulldogs couldn’t fight out of a 19-8 first quarter hole in bowing to the Rangers in non-conference action 48-41 on Monday night.
Fulton's Totta surpasses 1,000-point career milestone
The Fulton Lady Hornets’ recent pattern of flat second-half efforts materialized this time with a futile final 8 minutes. Fulton was outscored 31-14 by Eldon in the fourth quarter Monday night as the Lady Hornets bowed to the Lady Mustangs 85-68 at Roger D. Davis Gymnasium.
The host Lady Blue Jays’ five-game winning streak was snapped in a 68-46 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference loss to the Lady Eagles on Saturday.
South Callaway will seek own tournament title against Harrisburg on Saturday night
One of the goals of head coach Tony Brandt’s South Callaway Bulldogs was to capture their own tournament title for the first time since 2002. They’re now one game away from doing just that.
MOKANE — Freshman point guard Adrian Mann tallied a game-high 15 points, steering the No. 6 seed South Callaway Lady Bulldogs to a 46-28 consolation semifinal win over the No. 7 Montgomery County Lady Wildcats on Wednesday night at the South Callaway Invitational Tournament.
MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa — The Westminster College Lady Blue Jays logged their fifth straight victory as four players reached double figures in Wednesday night’s 67-43 SLIAC triumph over the Iowa Wesleyan College Lady Tigers.
MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa — The Westminster College Blue Jays dropped their sixth game in a row, falling to the Iowa Wesleyan College Tigers 72-60 in SLIAC action Wednesday night.
Will play New Bloomfield on Thursday night
The North Callaway Thunderbirds nearly erased a 21-point third-quarter deficit and came close to handing the South Callaway Bulldogs their first loss of the season on Jan. 5.
The Fulton Lady Hornets will get an opportunity to avenge their only two losses of the season. The Lady Hornets — seeded fourth in the 91st-annual California Tournament — dispatched the No. 5 California Lady Pintos 62-56 in first-round play on Monday.
Senior guard Elaine Brinker led all scorers with 22 points in the fourth-seeded Ladybird’s 49-39 first-round triumph over the No. 5 Shamrocks at the South Callaway Tournament on Monday night at the middle school.
Senior forward Taylor Howard scored a career-high 19 points in second-seeded New Bloomfield’s 54-29 first-round win over No. 7 Montgomery County in the South Callaway Tournament on Monday night at the high school.
A dominant second-quarter showing pushed the Ladybirds to a decisive 51-32 victory over the rival Lady Bulldogs on Saturday.
Productive efforts from their entire starting five helped the Westminster College Lady Blue Jays continue their recent run of success.
Four Lady Owls scored in double figures as they outlasted the Lady Pirates 61-56 in American Midwest Conference play on Saturday.
The Blue Jays erased a 16-point halftime deficit, but fell in the final seconds to the Red Devils 68-65 in SLIAC action on Saturday at Westminster Gymnasium.
Owls sophomore guard Ryan Hill’s 22 points couldn’t lift them in a 66-65 AMC loss to the Pirates on Saturday afternoon.
Fulton suffers third straight loss, 10th in a row to rival Bulldogs
A pair of streaks the Fulton Hornets wish would end will continue courtesy of the rival Mexico Bulldogs.
The Ladybirds climbed back above the .500 mark with a 66-30 Eastern Missouri Conference romp over the Lady Wildcats on Thursday night.
The Lady Owls ended their four-game losing streak with a 72-31 AMC rout of the winless Lady Eutectics on Thursday night at Anderson Arena.
ST. ELIZABETH — Sparked by four double-figure scorers, the New Bloomfield Lady Wildcats stretched their winning streak to six games with a 55-36 Show-Me Conference triumph over the St. Elizabeth Lady Hornets on Tuesday night.
MOKANE — Freshman point guard Adrian Mann’s game-high 17 points helped the South Callaway Lady Bulldogs squeak past the Chamois Lady Pirates 37-34 for their fourth victory in a row Tuesday night.
Senior guard Elaine Brinker outscored the Lady Warriors by herself as the Ladybirds cruised to a 64-12 Eastern Missouri Conference triumph on Saturday.
The Lady Hornets were outscored 15-5 in the third quarter of a 52-42 North Central Missouri Conference loss to the state-ranked Lady Pirates on Monday.
Freshman guard Madi Craighead’s game-high 20 points pushed the Lady Wildcats to a decisive 58-25 win over the Lady Indians in their Show-Me Conference opener on Monday night.
The North Callaway Thunderbirds made a furious comeback in hopes of ending the undefeated start of the rival South Callaway Bulldogs. The spurt came up one bucket short as the Bulldogs outlasted the T-Birds 58-56 on Monday.
Junior guard Sadie Theroff and sophomore forward Andrea Zalis each finished with 20 points, pushing Westminster to an 86-50 SLIAC mauling of the MacMurray (Ill.) College Lady Highlanders on Saturday.
Senior guard Destani Stensrud’s attempts at a game-winning basket both rimmed out as the Lady Owls bowed to the Lady Lynx 73-72 in American Midwest Conference play on Saturday.
The Owls current skid dipped to four games with a narrow 69-66 American Midwest Conference loss to the Lynx on Saturday.
The Blue Jays were outscored 44-32 in the second half of their 76-64 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference loss to the Highlanders on Saturday.
Hentges, Smith each log 16 points as South Callaway moves to 8-0
On a night where the South Callaway Bulldogs’ offense wasn’t at its best according to head coach Tony Brandt, the defense did more than its fair share to keep them undefeated. The Bulldogs’ harassing defensing resulted in 25 turnovers by the St. Elizabeth Hornets in a 66-41 Show-Me Conference triumph on Friday night.
Hentges, Smith each log 16 points as South Callaway moves to 8-0
Key defensive stops and a career-best scoring effort by freshman point guard Adrian Mann helped the Lady Bulldogs edge out the Lady Hornets 50-49 in Show-Me Conference play on Friday night.
Loss stops Fulton's season-opening win streak at seven games
Fulton senior forward Austin Wilson had a game-high 16 points in the Hornets’ narrow 64-63 NCMC loss to the Hannibal Pirates on Tuesday night.
Sophomore guard Ryan Hill logged 15 points to pace the Owls in a 98-76 exhibition loss to the NCAA Division II Miners on Wednesday.
Sophomores David Houlding and Billy McKenzie and senior Julian Taylor each posted overall top-20 showings for William Woods at the Patriot All-America Invitational on Wednesday.