Fulton senior Grant Gaines clocked a fourth-place time of 17 minutes, 51.79 seconds to earn medal honors at the Mexico Invitational on Saturday. Gaines’ time paced a Hornet squad that finished fourth in the varsity boy’s team standings with 103 points.
The Lady Hornets finished up play in the 28th-annual Fulton Tournament with a straight-set loss to the eventual tournament champion Lady Savages on Saturday.
Junior middle hitter Bethany Bloss supplied a team-high 14 digs and put away five kills in the Ladybirds’ 25-13, 25-12 loss to the Lady Eagles on Monday.
The Lady Hornets left the tying run at second base in the form of freshman sec0nd baseman Emma Abbott in Fulton’s 2-1 North Central Missouri Conference loss to the Lady Pirates on Monday.
Sophomore pitcher Konnor Arrowood fanned 11 batters in her team’s Show-Me Conference 2-1 loss to the Lady Wildcats on Monday.
The Ladybirds' undefeated start to the season was halted with a 3-1 loss to the Lady Indians on Monday night.
Sophomore outside hitter Riley Lawrence paced her team with seven kills and tied for the team-high with eight digs as the Lady Blue Jays swept the host Lady Lions to earn third place at the Mount St. Joseph Tournament on Saturday night.
The Lady Owls capped off their unblemished run at the Avila Tournament with a sweep of Benedictine University-Springfield on Saturday. William Woods (6-5) prevailed 25-14, 25-10 and 25-22 to win its fourth match in a row.
Freshman midfielder Dustin Seibolt supplied Westminster's lone goal in a 2-1 road loss to the University of the Ozarks Eagles on Saturday.
William Woods junior midfielder Jordan McNamara’s hat trick highlighted the Lady Owls’ big offensive day as they topped Westminster 7-0 on Sunday at Firley Field.
William Woods University connected on 24.5 percent of its attacks in a 28-26, 25-20 and 25-12 win over the host Lady Eagles at the Avila University Tournament on Friday. The Lady Owls (4-5) dispatched the Johnson & Wales Lady Wildcats 27-25, 23-25, 27-25 and 27-25 in tournament play earlier Friday.
The Lady Owls are still seeking their first win of the season after bowing to the Lady Wildcats 3-2 in double-overtime on Friday afternoon.
Freshman midfielder Harrison Bray’s strike just one minute into overtime helped the Owls trip the Golden Eagles 1-0 on Friday to remain unbeaten. It was a third straight win and shutout for William Woods University (4-0-1).
Westminster College senior quarterback Joe Plassmeyer threw for 356 yards and three touchdowns, but the Blue Jays’ defense gave up 618 yards to Hendrix (Arkansas) College in a 42-28 season-opening loss Saturday at Priest Field.
Freshman shortstop Madi Craighead was a home run short of the cycle in the Lady Wildcats’ 16-6 five-inning Show-Me Conference win over the Lady Indians on Thursday.
The Lady Bulldogs exploded for 15 first-inning runs, thumping the Lady Lions 19-3 in three innings in their Show-Me Conference opener Thursday night.
Senior middle hitter Joyla Ingram and sophomore setter Tyra Rogers both had six points in the Lady Eagles’ 25-18, 17-25 and 25-17 loss to the Lady Indians on Saturday.
Freshman Brooke Fischer finished in 34th place to guide three North Callaway varsity runners at the Mexico Invitational on Saturday morning.
South Callaway junior Amanda McDonald finished 19th of 33 runners, earning a medal at the Jim Marshall Invitational on Saturday at Cole County Park. McDonald finished in 24 minutes, 48.6 seconds as the Lady Bulldogs’ only competitor in the varsity division.
Game called at halftime due to lightning
The Fulton Hornets were a little more than five minutes away from a shutout in last week’s 43-6 win over the Versailles Tigers. Fulton completed the feat this time around, albeit in just one half.
Fulton head coach Pat Kelley said the Hornets’ impressive win against the Versailles Tigers last week wasn’t a case of the squad firing on all cylinders.
Senior Brooke Kelley won a scorecard playoff to earn medalist honors in the Lady Wildcats’ win over the Lady Eagles and Lady Panthers on Thursday afternoon at Eagle Knoll Golf Club.
Senior center fielder Haylee Ebersole was 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored as the Lady Hornets bowed to the Lady Tigers 13-3 in five innings in Thursday night’s North Central Missouri Conference setback.
The Ladybirds tagged the Lady Tigers for six runs with two outs in the top of the first inning and cruised to the 13-0, five-inning romp in Eastern Missouri Conference play Thursday night.
Victory is No. 1 for Lee as Fulton head caoch
Coleman Lee has found the win column as the Fulton Lady Hornets’ first-year volleyball coach. Guided by junior libero Amanda Allison’s nine digs and three aces, Fulton topped the Eugene Lady Eagles 25-15 and 25-21 for the Lady Hornets’ first victory of the season Thursday night.
Junior outside hitter Madison Droeste collected a game-high 11 digs in the Lady Hornets’ 25-10, 25-23 loss to the Lady Falcons on Tuesday night at Roger D. Davis Gymnasium.
William Woods’ junior varsity unit bested the field by 37 strokes at the Illinois College Fall Inivtational on Sunday afternoon. The Lady Owls posted a team score of 15-over-par 591 (297-294) to ease to victory. Indiana Tech shot 52-over-par to claim second place, Illinois Wesleyan earned third at 73-over-par, while their “B” team (+82) and Rend Lake Community College (+106) rounded out the top five.
The William Woods women placed eighth and the men finished 10th in the 12th-annual Brooks Memphis Twilight Classic on Saturday.
William Woods closed out its run at the Bellevue University Tournament with losses to the fifth-ranked Northwestern (Iowa) College Lady Eagles and the Baker University Lady Wildcats on Saturday afternoon. The Lady Owls (3-4) fell in three sets to the Lady Eagles 25-16, 25-5 and 25-23. Senior outside hitter Kristen Bauer put away a team-high eight kills as William Woods converted 5.7 percent of its attacks.
Westminster dropped all four of its season-opening matches at the Elmhurst Invitational over the weekend. The Lady Blue Jays bowed in 3-1 decisions to the Luther College Lady Norse and the Dominican University Lady Stars on Saturday while being swept in three sets by the Edgewood College Lady Eagles and the Coe College Lady Kohawks in Friday night’s opening matches.
The Lady Blue Jays managed just two shots on goal in a 4-0 season-opening loss to the Nebraska-Wesleyan Lady Prairie Wolves on Saturday.
Owls senior defenseman Alan Matthew produced his team’s only goal on a second-half penalty kick as William Woods played the Avila University Eagles to a 1-1 tie on Saturday.
Westminster did all its scoring after halftime, earning its first win of the year in a 2-1 decision over the Rhodes College Lynx on Sunday at Westminster Field.
The Lady Bulldogs had no hits and just one base runner in a 1-0 loss to the Liberty North Lady Eagles in the championship game of the War on the Battlefield Tournament on Saturday afternoon.
South Callaway runners occupied the top three spots in the girls’ race, boosting the squad to a first-place showing at the Callaway County Meet on Saturday at Fulton High School.
William Woods swept the host Lady Bruins 26-24, 26-24 and 25-23 to close out opening play at the Bellevue College Tournament on Friday night.
Westminster sophomore midfielder Tripp Sheehan logged the Blue Jays’ only goal in their 3-1 season-opening loss to the Culver-Stockton Wildcats on Friday night.
Fulton senior goalkeeper Craig Latty came up with two crucial saves and the Hornets soccer team turned back the Mexico Bulldogs 2-1 on penalty kicks in their North Central Missouri Conference opener Thursday night.
Fulton head coach Pat Kelley wasn’t wild about the six penalties for 53 yards that his Hornets racked up Friday night against the Versailles Tigers.
FULTON — Though the Fulton Hornets are eager for their home opener, head coach Pat Kelley said his team is thankful just to have another opportunity to redeem itself.
The Hornets opened up their season with a 30-0 road loss to the Centralia Panthers on Thursday.
Lady Wildcats senior Brooke Kelley medaled with a score of 46 while sister Ashley Kelley shot a 48 to earn runner-up honors in New Bloomfield’s one-stroke loss to the Lady Eagles on Wednesday at Redfield Golf and Country Club. It was the Lady Wildcats’ first match of the season after Tuesday’s season-opening duel against Osage at Dogwood Hills was rained out.
Senior middle hitter Madison Murphy had seven kills and blocked seven shots in the Lady Hornets’ three-set loss to the Lady Owls to open North Central Missouri Conference play on Thursday.
Sophomore pitcher Konnor Arrowood struck out seven in five innings and hit a two-run homer as the Lady Bulldogs dominated the Van-Far Lady Indians 16-4 on Wednesday.
The New Bloomfield Lady Wildcats exploded for 17 hits and opened Show-Me Conference play with an 18-2, three-inning drubbing of the Tuscumbia Lady Lions on Thursday.
Senior shortstop Elaine Brinker beat up on the Van-Far Lady Indians’ pitching, driving in seven RBIs in the North Callaway Ladybirds' 16-3 five-inning triumph on Thursday.
Senior shortstop Dacrie Depping went 4-for-5 with an RBI and a stolen base as Fulton got its first win of the season via a 9-3 decision over the Marshall Lady Owls on Thursday at the high school athletic complex.
Despite an early goal from freshman midfielder Elyssa Cappaert, the Lady Owls were unable to pull off the upset of the No. 24 Lady Ravens in a 5-2 loss in their season opener Monday night.
Senior outside hitter Kristen Bauer and freshman outside hitter Abbi McKnelly shared the team lead with 13 kills as the William Woods Lady Owls bowed to the William Penn Lady Statesmen 25-17, 13-25, 25-23 and 25-21 in Tuesday’s season opener at Anderson Arena.
Freshman outside hitter Kate Pani paced the Fulton Lady Hornets with four kills and two aces in a 25-19 and 25-20 loss to the Centralia Lady Panthers in Tuesday night’s season opener at Roger D. Davis Gymnasium.