Senior Lee Anna Sanders and junior Kaleb Wilson represented William Woods at the 35th-annual NAIA cross country championships on Saturday.
The Blue Jays’ 48-percent shooting performance wasn’t enough to push them past the defending NCAA Division II national champion Mules in a 91-68 on Saturday.
Junior forward DJ Johnson’s career-high 25 points led all players as the Owls held off the Bulldogs 86-82 in their American Midwest Conference opener on Saturday at Anderson Arena.
Senior guard Mykaela Bonnett paced the Lady Wildcats with 19 points in a season-opening 49-42 loss to the Lady Panthers on Monday night.
The North Callaway girls’ basketball team was outscored 11-4 in the fourth quarter in dropping its season opener to the Hermann Lady Bearcats 37-27 on Monday night.
Freshman guard Nikki Callahan finished with a double-double and the Lady Owls ran their winning streak to five games with a 98-31 AMC dismantling of the Lady Bulldogs on Saturday at Anderson Arena.
William Woods couldn’t muster enough offense to prolong its season. The Lady Owls posted four shots on goal and five attempts overall in a 4-0 loss to the No. 8 University of Northwestern Ohio Racers in the NAIA Opening Round on Saturday.
Will play three-time defending state champion for crown next Saturday at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis
Thanks to a typically stout performance by its defense, No. 3-ranked South Callaway is St. Louis-bound with their eyes on state hardware. The Bulldogs punched their ticket to the program’s first-ever Class 2 state football championship with a 27-2 semifinal triumph over the Palmyra Panthers on Saturday at Palmyra Middle School.
Senior Joe Plassmeyer and sophomores Kyree Hart and Mike Washington picked up first-team, all-Upper Midwest Athletic Conference honors Wednesday. Senior Kyle Bryant and junior Bret Robertson both received second-team accolades.
Sparked by a 21-0 run to start the game, William Woods opened its American Midwest Conference schedule with a dominating 76-30 triumph over the Stephens College Stars on Thursday night.
Senior guard Destani Stensrud logged a team-high 11 points — including 7-of-7 free throws — in the William Woods University Lady Owls’ 89-42 exhibition loss to NCAA Division I Western Illinois on Monday night.
Freshman outside hitter Abbi McKnelly was a second-team all-American Midwest Conference selection and was tabbed as the league’s Freshman of the Year in a list released recently.
Junior Claire Gibby paced the Westminster women, who finished 30th in the team standings of the NCAA Regional on Satturday.
Senior guard Paige Stewart’s late 3-pointer and subsequent steal on defense helped William Woods secure an 82-81 win over the Lady Warriors on Saturday to close out the Southwestern Classic.
The Lady Blue Jays committed 26 turnovers in falling 87-56 in the final game of the CCIW/SLIAC Challenge on Sunday.
Sophomore guard Alec Mulvihill tied for the game high with 15 points in the Owls’ 90-63 loss to the Bruins on Saturday at Anderson Arena.
Westminster scored just 17 second-half points in a 72-48 loss to Elmhurst to close out play at the CCIW/SLIAC Challenge on Sunday.
The William Woods women’s soccer team will oppose a nationally-ranked squad in the NAIA Opening Round. The Lady Owls will tangle with the No. 8-ranked University of Northwestern Ohio Racers at 1 p.m. Saturday in Lima, Ohio.
Senior guard Destani Stensrud’s basket with 3 seconds to play vaulted the Lady Owls to an 83-81 triumph over the Lady Builders on Friday night at the Southwestern Classic.
Sophomore guard Andrea Zalis paced four players in double figures with 17 points in the Lady Blue Jays’ 75-70 season-opening win over the Big Blue at the CCIW/SLIAC Challenge on Saturday afternoon.
It was a familiar feeling and score to end the season for the Westminster Blue Jays soccer team. The No. 8-ranked Loras (Iowa) College Duhawks used a pair of second-half goals to down Westminster 2-0 in the first round of the NCAA Division III Tournament on Saturday at Rock Bowl Stadium.
Junior forward DJ Johnson’s double-double wasn’t enough to push the Owls past the Eagles in a 73-63 loss on Wednesday night.
The fourth-seeded Lady Owls hit on just 11.1 percent of their attacks in a 25-22, 25-13 and 25-17 loss to the top-seeded Lady Pirates in the semifinals of the American Midwest Conference postseason tournament Thursday night.
Will earn automatic bid to NAIA Opening Round
The William Woods University Lady Owls soccer team didn’t get a lot of shots in comparison to the Missouri Baptist University Lady Spartans.
The William Woods University Athletics Hall of Fame announced Monday that Tracy Gastineau, Ashley Morgan and Saysha Sappenfield (Nevins) will comprise its fourth induction class. The trio will formally join the Hall of Fame on Jan. 17, 2015.
Lady Owls junior forward Nia Lateju netted a career-high 20 points to push William Woods to a 70-58 win over the Lady Threshers on Saturday at the Columbia College Classic.
Powered by five double-digit scoring efforts, the Owls dominated the Preachers to close out play at the Columbia College Classic with an 84-52 win on Saturday.
The Lady Blue Jays’ season ended in a 25-16, 27-25, 18-25 and 25-23 loss to the second-seeded Lady Gorlok in the semifinals of the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament on Saturday. Westminster — the tournament’s No. 3 seed — closed its season at 17-14.
Senior quarterback Joe Plassmeyer tossed three touchdowns — including two in the fourth quarter — to vault the Blue Jays to a season-ending 28-21 UMAC win over the Knights on Saturday.
The fifth-seeded Owls’ run in the American Midwest Conference tournament ended in a 4-1 quarterfinal loss to the No. 4 Trojans on Saturday.
The Blue Jays’ first-round opponent in the NCAA Division III tournament will be a familiar one. Westminster will play the eighth-ranked Loras (Iowa) College Duhawks at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Rock Bowl Stadium in Dubuque, Iowa.
A quick strike was the only strike the William Woods Lady Owls would need to advance to a conference title game. Senior forward Jamie Palermo scored in the second minute of play, powering the fourth-seeded Lady Owls to a 1-0 upset of the top-seeded Columbia College Lady Cougars in the semifinals of the American Midwest Conference tournament on Monday.
The William Woods men’s golf team made school history in earning the No. 1 seed in the NAIA Preseason Top 25 poll, released on Friday.
The Owls committed 22 turnovers and were just 2-of-15 from 3-point range in a 81-62 loss to the Yellow Jackets at the Columbia College Classic on Friday.
The fourth-seeded Lady Blue Jays had just two shots in a 2-1 season-ending loss to the Lady Gorlok in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament on Thursday.
Senior midfielder Rachel Meyer scored twice in the fifth-seeded Lady Owls’ 3-0 triumph over the No. 4 Lady Bulldogs in a quarterfinal game at the American Midwest Conference tournament on Friday at Firley Field.
Westminster is on top of the SLIAC once again. The second-seeded Blue Jays downed the No. 4 Fontbonne Griffins 3-1 to capture their second straight St. Louis Intercollegiate Athltic Conference tournament title on Saturday at Westminster Field.
Isaac Siegel poured in team-high 20 points to push the Bulldogs to a 62-26 victory on Thursday night.
Khobi Kellerman led the Thunderbirds with 18 points in a 50-37 loss to the Indians on Saturday morning.
Bailey Parker sparked the Lady Bulldogs with 12 points in a 38-12 win over St. Brendan’s on Thursday.
North Callaway junior middle hitter Bethany Bloss secured a spot on the all-Eastern Missouri Conference team. Bloss was a first-team honoree in the Ladybirds’ inaugural volleyball season.
Junior Madison Dreste and freshman Kate Pani were both named to the all-North Central Missouri Conference volleyball team recently.
Senior Mykaela Bonnett and sophomore Kate Baxter represented the Lady Wildcats in the recently released all-District 10 squad.
A trio of Ladybird seniors were recently named to the all-District 11 team.
Six Lady Bulldogs recently picked up all-district and all-region softball accolades.
Fulton juniors Travis Dean and Clayton Bristol each earned all-North Central Missouri Conference football honors for a second straight year recently.
North Callaway senior Michael Pezold grabbed his second all-Eastern Missouri Conference selection in as many years recently. Pezold was a unanimous first-team pick on the offensive line, while taking home first-team defensive honors at linebacker.
South Callaway’s first season in the Eastern Missouri Conference was a successful one as the Bulldogs’ undefeated conference-title squad finished with nine first-team all-EMO selections.
New Bloomfield's Bedsworth, Granich compete in Class 1 races
Fulton brothers Grant and Mason Gaines finished in 44th and 49th place, respectively, at the Class 3 boys’ cross country championships on Saturday at the Oak Hills Golf Center.
Defensive specialist Abbie O’Mara etched her name into the school’s record books in the Lady Owls’ 25-11, 25-21 and 27-25 AMC win over the Lady Bulldogs in Wednesday night’s regular-season finale. O’Mara logged 16 digs, increasing her career total to 2,216 and putting her ahead of Amanda Henley, who collected 2,207 digs from 2009-12.