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.
Senior forward scores game-high 27 as Fulton remains perfect on season
Devin Gibson doesn’t usually have trouble finding shots, according to Fulton Hornets head coach Ryan Shaw. The Fulton senior forward recorded his second straight double-double, totaling game highs of 27 points and 15 rebounds as the Hornets stayed unbeaten with an 86-69 North Central Missouri Conference triumph over the Boonville Pirates on Tuesday night at Roger D. Davis Gymnasium.
New Bloomfield Lady Wildcats head coach Brett Craighead thought his team could have guarded the Bunceton Lady Dragons a little better. Still, New Bloomfield’s defense was plenty effective in dispatching Bunceton 43-27 on Monday night.
Senior guard Elaine Brinker tallied 10 points as the Ladybirds triumphed over the Lady Indians 57-39 in their Eastern Missouri Conference opener on Monday night.
Sophomore forward Konnor Arrowood logged a game-high 19 points, but the Lady Bulldogs fell to the Lady Indians 52-38 on Monday night.
Junior guard Grant Nichols’ game-high 24 points keyed the Wildcats to an 80-46 win over the Dragons on Monday night.
Three double-digit scorers and a 49 percent shooting clip sparked Westminster to a 72-64 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference win over the Blackburn Beavers on Saturday at Westminster Gym.
Junior forward DJ Johnson logged game highs of 23 points and 10 rebounds as the Owls downed the Indians 86-70 on Saturday.
Sophomore guard Andrea Zalis’ double-double vaulted the Lady Blue Jays to an 82-62 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference triumph over the Lady Beavers on Saturday.
Four finish in double figures as Fulton ups its record to 5-0
Fulton head coach Ryan Shaw’s assessment of the Hornets’ performance against the Marshall Owls sounds boastful. But that doesn’t make it any less true. “I don’t think there’s any aspect of this game that we didn’t dominate tonight,” Shaw said. “That sounds arrogant, but it’s a fact.”
The Bulldogs’ scintillating effort from 3-point range helped continue their perfect start. South Callaway knocked down 13-of-20 from long distance to vault them to an 89-58 Show-Me Conference win over the Wildcats on Friday night.
Freshman forward Alex Walker scored 12 points as the Thunderbirds 51-34 bowed in the seventh-place game of the Mexico Tournament on Saturday morning.
Brandt logs double-double as Fulton improves to 5-0
The Fulton Lady Hornets continued the torrid start to their season. Junior guard NaShayla Brandt led all players with 17 points and 10 rebounds as the Lady Hornets dominated the Marshall Lady Owls in a 62-30 win in their North Central Missouri Conference opener on Thursday night at Roger D. Davis Gymnasium.
Senior forward Ashley Kelley's 16-point outing sparked the Lady Wildcats to a 66-20 triumph over the Lady Tigers on Thursday.
The Lady Bulldogs were blitzed by the state-ranked Lady Lions for 20 first-quarter points in a 67-35 loss on Thursday afternoon.
The eighth-seeded Thunderbirds were outgained 22-7 in the first half of a 48-42 consolation bracket loss to the Tigers at the Centralia Tournament on Thursday afternoon.
Fulton seniors Kevin Wallace and Austin Wilson were recently recognized as Class 2 All-State honorable mentions by the Missouri High School Soccer Coaches Association.
Lady Owls junior outside hitter Emily Becker was recently slotted as a Tachikara-NAIA honorable mention All-American. Becker is just the third player in William Woods history to earn such an honor.
Blue Jays defender Muhle Dlamini was named to the NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division III All-Region first team recently.
Fulton off to fast 4-0 start
Coming off Fulton’s championship win at the Montgomery County Invitational Tournament last Saturday night, head coach Ryan Shaw wasn’t especially worried about his Hornets easing up.
The Lady Blue Jays scored just 19 points and shot a dismal 24 percent from the field in the first half of a 66-52 home loss to the Lynx on Monday night.
The Owls totaled a season-low in points in their 82-53 American Midwest Conference loss to the Eagles on Saturday.
Senior guard Verdis Lee Jr. logged a game-high 21 points as the Blue Jays bowed to the Panthers 73-62 in SLIAC play on Saturday.
The Lady Blue Jays finished 26 percent from the floor in a 50-40 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference loss to the Lady Panthers on Saturday.
William Woods sophomore center Kennedy Volkart’s career-high 21 points led all players in a 64-51 AMC win over the Williams Baptist Lady Eagles on Saturday.
O’FALLON — Sparked by six first-place individual showings, Fulton totaled 160.5 points to earn second place at the Fort Zumwalt North Tournament on Saturday. Warrenton scored 172 points to claim the team championship.
Seniors Ricky Dawson and Austin Wilson each netted a game-high 20 points to vault the top-seeded Hornets to a 80-76 overtime victory over the No. 2 Bobcats at the Montgomery County Tournament on Saturday night.
The No. 2 seeded Lady Wildcats were outscored 24-11 over the final eight minutes in falling to the top-seeded Cardinals 57-53 in the finals of the Tipton Tournament on Saturday.
Sophomore guard Nicole Horstman posted a game-high 17 points to spark the Lady Bulldogs to a 52-45 victory over the Montgomery County Lady Wildcats on Monday night.
The Owls’ furious second-half rally came up a shot short in an American Midwest Conference 65-63 loss to the Trojans on Thursday night at Anderson Arena.
The No. 2 seed Lady Wildcats hit their final seven free throws, completing a 53-48 comeback victory over the third-seeded Lady Pirates in the semifinals of the Tipton Tournament on Thursday night.
The Ladybirds are still searching for their first win after fading late in a 60-51 loss to the Lady Indians on Friday night.
The Thunderbirds faltered in the fourth quarter and were outscored by the Indians 15-4 during that span in a 45-35 Friday night.
The top-seeded Hornets weathered early offensive struggles to position themselves in the finals of the Montgomery County Invitational Tournament.
Fulton's Brandt named MVP, Totta also chosen to all-tournament team
Fulton head coach TJ Quick didn’t want to bring up what happened last year.
Junior forwards Kellen Brondel and Matt Murphy scored 10 points points as the Blue Jays tumbled to the visiting Gorloks 71-53 in their SLIAC opener Wednesday night.
Junior point guard Mackenzie Haddox’s 17 points spurred the host Lady Blue Jays past the Lady Gorlok 79-70 in their St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opener Wednesday night.
Junior forward Nia Lateju tallied 17 points to pace four Lady Owls in double figures in Thursday night’s 72-55 American Midwest Conference triumph over the Lady Trojans at Anderson Arena.
The eighth-seeded Ladybirds scored just five points over the final three quarters in falling to the No. 3 Lady Wildcats 37-14 in the semifinals of the Hermann Tournament on Thursday night.
Junior forward DJ Johnson logged a team-high 14 points in the Owls’100-63 exhibition loss to the NCAA Division II Saints on Monday night.
The Ladybirds were outscored 30-18 in the second half in bowing to the Lady Panthers 45-39 on Tuesday night.
A stout defensive effort by the Lady Bulldogs pushed them to a season-opening 42-11 win over the Lady Indians on Tuesday night
Four double-digit scorers sparked the second-seeded Lady Wildcats to an 86-24 rout of the No. 7 Lady Cougars in the quarterfinals of the Tipton Tournament on Tuesday afternoon.
The Thunderbirds’ second-quarter scoring slump was a key in their season-opening 47-35 loss to the Panthers on Tuesday night.
The top-seeded Fulton Hornets started their season and their run in the Montgomery County Tournament with a resounding triumph. Fulton blew by the No. 8 Silex Owls 74-37 in quarterfinal play on Tuesday afternoon.
Junior guard Grant Nichols registered 14 points in guiding the fourth-seeded Wildcats to a 54-35 quarterfinal win over the No. 5 Cougars at the Tipton Tournament on Monday night.
A big opening quarter led the Lady Hornets to a big season-opening victory. Fulton — the No. 4 seed in the Montgomery County Tournament — exploded for 22 points in the first quarter, riding that to a 56-25 quarterfinal win over the No. 5 Moberly Lady Spartans on Monday night.
Sophomore guard Andrea Zalis collected team highs of 22 points and eight rebounds, but the Lady Blue Jays succumbed to the Lady Knights 75-68 on Tuesday night.
Senior guard Brandon Moore missed just one field goal to push Westminster to its first win of the season, a 74-38 triumph over the Central Christian College of the Bible Saints on Monday night at Westminster Gymnasium.