The Lady Blue Jays stopped their three-game slide with a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader sweep of the Lady Tigers on Wednesday.
Two-out miscues dampened an otherwise encouraging performance by the Fulton Hornets baseball team. All the runs allowed by Fulton came with two outs as the Hornets bowed to the Kirksville Tigers 6-3 in a North Central Missouri Conference matchup Thursday night.
The Blue Jays were blanked by the Panthers 9-0 in their St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opener Wednesday.
Sophomore Levi Gilman and freshman Nicole Emmons secured victories to direct the Thunderbirds and Ladybirds at the California Invitational last Friday.
Junior Logan Taylor medalled with a score of 39 as the Bulldogs took second place in Monday’s season opener against host Montgomery County and Winfield.
Fulton outlasts Eldon in 14-9 victory
The Fulton Hornets’ offense helped overcome a bevy of fielding blunders. Despite committing an astounding 10 errors, Fulton snapped its four-game losing streak with a 14-9 defeat of the Eldon Mustangs on Tuesday night.
Seniors Tucker Lane and Brady Wiler, and junior Clay Jensen each went 2-for-4 in the Wildcats’ 7-4 loss to the Eagles on Monday night.
Sophomore Bennett Hager cleared a height of 12 feet, 6 inches to win the boys’ pole vault for the Bulldogs at the Westran Open on Monday. Hager posted the only win for both the South Callaway boys’ and girls’ squads.
The Thunderbirds exploded for 16 runs in the top of the first, demolishing the Indians 29-2 in five innings to open Eastern Missouri Conference play Tuesday night.
Six fielding errors plagued the Thunderbirds in a 13-1 five-inning loss to the Falcons in Monday’s home opener.
Freshman Katie Warren collected a tournament record and finished first individually to help boost William Woods to its fourth consecutive Washington University Spring Invitational championship on Sunday.
Senior Daniel Lindaman bested his previously-set school record in the 10,000-meter run by almost 40 seconds at the Washington University-St. Louis Invitational this past weekend.
William Woods exploded for a two-game total of 29 hits to sweep an American Midwest Conference doubleheader from the Hornets on Sunday at at Backer Sports Complex.
The Lady Blue Jays dropped both ends of a non-conference road doubleheader to the Cornell (Iowa) College Rams on Sunday.
The South Callaway Bulldogs used some opportunistic base running to score a non-conference triumph.
The Golden Eagles scored a run in the bottom of the 15th inning, handing the Blue Jays their first SLIAC loss on Sunday.
The William Woods men and women each logged second-place team showings at the Central Methodist University Invitational this past weekend.
A blistering two-out rally prevented the William Woods University Lady Owls from wrapping up their spring-break trip with a doubleheader sweep. The Southeastern (Florida) University Fire plated five runs in the bottom of the seventh inning in stealing a 7-6 win over William Woods in Wednesday’s nightcap.
Junior center fielder Deion Hughes set a school record with his seventh career triple as the Blue Jays were edged by the Tigers 7-6 on Wednesday.
Junior catcher Derek Shikles was 2-for-3 with a double and a run batted in as the New Bloomfield Wildcats fell to the Blair Oaks Falcons 6-1 on Monday night.
The Blue Jays erupted for 17 hits, nine going for extra bases, in a dominating 17-6 romp over Elmhurst on Monday afternoon.
Junior Gage Oestreich was the low man for the Hornets, tallying a 48 in Fulton’s opening triangular with the Falcons and Pirates on Monday at Tanglewood Golf Course.
Sparked by six first-place showings, the William Woods men’s track and field squad began the outdoor season with a team title at the Culver-Stockton Wildcat Open on Saturday.
The William Woods Lady Owls used stout pitching and live bats to garner a doubleheader sweep. The Lady Owls outlasted West Virginia University Institute of Technology 7-4, while picking up a 2-0 win over the University of Northwestern Ohio on Monday.
The Blue Jays used an eight-run first inning to notch an 11-1 seven-inning triumph over the Hornets on Sunday.
The Owls plated three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to complete an American Midwest Conference doubleheader sweep of the Eagles 3-0 on Saturday at Backer Sports Complex.
Westminster managed just four hits in being swept by the Kohawks in a doubleheader on Saturday at Blue Jay Field.
Freshman Anna Houston established four Lady Blue Jay program records, while three Blue Jays broke previously set school marks as Westminster began its outdoor season at the Culver-Stockton Wildcat Open on Saturday.
The North Callaway Thunderbirds stranded a pair of Fulton Hornet runners to preserve a season-opening win. The T-Birds outlasted the Hornets 7-6 on Monday at the high school athletic complex.
Senior Terry Miles struck out five batters in a complete-game effort, powering the Bulldogs to a 12-1, five-inning season-opening triumph over the Panthers on Monday.
Fulton senior starter stifles New Bloomfield, scatters three hits in season-opening victory
NEW BLOOMFIELD — When asked to assess his team’s play in Friday’s season opener against the New Bloomfield Wildcats, Fulton Hornets head coach Darren Masek offered quick, high praise for the “outstanding” effort of his starter, senior Blake Thompson.
The Lady Blue Jays’ offense led the way to a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader sweep of the Lady Panthers on Wednesday.
William Woods edged out by No. 5 Bethel 62-61
The William Woods Lady Owls’ furious second-half comeback fell just seconds short of completion. Shamon Pearson’s go-ahead 3-pointer with 2 seconds capped off a wild final 20 minutes and lifted the No. 2-seed Bethel Lady Wildcats to a narrow 62-61 victory over the No. 7 Lady Owls in the first round of the 35th-annual NAIA National Tournament on Thursday at the Independence Events Center.
Meet fifth-ranked Lady Wildcats in first round tonight
There has been a sense of the unknown in Dan Chapla’s tenure as head coach of the William Woods University Lady Owls basketball team. That is, Chapla and his Lady Owls have never known a season that ends without a trip to the NAIA national tournament.
Sophomore Ellen Woolsey had a hand in both Lady Blue Jay win as they fell to the Lady Prairie Wolves 7-2 on Saturday.
Junior third baseman Tyler Branneky’s three-hit day helped the Blue Jays topple the Red Devils 8-3 and complete a SLIAC series sweep on Sunday at Saucier Field.
The Blue Jays’ losing streak reached four games after bowing to the Prairie Wolves 7-2 on Saturday.
Freshman Bre Logan’s spotless outing capped off an unblemished day for the William Woods Lady Owls.
The Owls avoided the American Midwest Conference sweep with a decisive 14-3 win over the Scots on Monday at Owls Field.
The William Woods Owls pitching staff turned in a pair of strong outings to open their slate of American Midwest Conference games.
The 19th-ranked Lady Owls have now won four of their last five games after sweeping the Lady Wildcats in a doubleheader on Tuesday at Backer Sports Complex.
The No. 25 William Woods Owls opened their home schedule in style by continuing their recent surge. The Owls registered their seventh straight win by disposing of the Culver-Stockton Wildcats 4-2 on Tuesday afternoon at Backer Sports Complex.
Lady Owls senior guard Blake French picked up a second consecutive all-American Midwest Conference second-team selection on Monday.
The Blue Jays surrendered five runs in the top of the ninth inning of an 11-8 loss to the Prairie Wolves on Monday at Hickman High School.
The William Woods Lady Owls’ offensive futility in the second half resulted an earlier-than-desired exit from the American Midwest Conference tournament.
Senior designated hitter Dustin Kremer’s sacrifice fly pushed home the decisive run in the Owls’ 8-7 win over the Wildcats on Saturday.
Sophomore Scott Strough (Fulton High) prevailed in the No. 6 singles matchup of the Blue Jays' 6-3 loss to the Warriors on Saturday.
The No. 19 Lady Owls yielded six unanswered runs in bowing to the Lady Chargers 7-1 on Sunday at Backer Sports Complex.
The Lady Blue Jays were outhit 15-9 in a 9-5 loss to the Lady Chargers on Sunday at Backer Sports Complex.
Madeline Emme, Lee Anna Sanders, Nick Zink and Adam Smith represented William Woods at the NAIA Indoor National Championships over the weekend.