With one round to go at the NAIA national women’s golf championships, the No. 5 William Woods Lady Owls’ climb toward the program’s first-ever national title is now a little steeper.
Junior starter Dillon Stone tossed a one-hit shutout and drove in the game’s only run as the Bulldogs stymied the Warhawks 1-0 in Wednesday night’s regular-season finale.
North Callaway, New Bloomfield begin district play on Saturday
The North Callaway Thunderbirds used an early cushion to fend off the surging New Bloomfield Wildcats and take some momentum of their own into district play.
One strike away from victory, the No. 3 seed Owls now find themselves on the edge of elimination after a 3-2 NAIA Opening Round loss to the No. 2 Bruins in the Bellevue Bracket on Tuesday at Roddy Field.
Bulldogs junior Logan Taylor came in just under the wire of qualifying for the Class 2 boys’ championship with his performance at the Sectional 2 championships on Monday at Kirksville Country Club.
The Wildcats logged at least one run in each of the first four innings in downing the Lions 6-3 in non-conference play on Monday.
A trio of individual wins and just as many relay victories catapulted the South Callaway Bulldogs to a second straight district track crown.
After staving off elimination twice, the Westminster Blue Jays’ offense ran out of bullets in its quest for a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament championship.
Sophomore second baseman Josh Quick singled in a pair of runs, part of a three-run sixth inning for the Hornets in their 5-3, non-conference victory over the Bulldogs on Monday.
Eagles senior Benson Goodwin collected a district championship in the high jump at the Class 1, District 1 championships on Saturday at Festus High School.
New Bloomfield sophomore Gannon Withers will enter the Class 1 boys’ golf championships armed with a top-10 sectional showing.
Freshman Haydon Windsor got the lone win for the No. 5 seeded Hornets, who wrapped up their team season with a 5-1 Class 1, District 7 loss to the Rebels on Monday.
Hornets junior Gage Oestreich tallied a 33-over-par 104, placing 52nd at the Class 3, Sectional 2 championships on Monday at Quail Creek Golf Course.
The No. 2 seed Blue Jays couldn’t summon another rally in a wild 10-7 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference quarterfinal loss to the top-seeded Panthers on Thursday at Robert E. Smith Field.
The Wildcats cranked out 15 hits in rolling to a 13-4 Show-Me Conference rout of the Indians on Monday night.
Freshman Haydon Windsor rolled in a second-set tiebreaker at No. 1 singles to supply the Hornets with their only victory in Tuesday night’s 8-1 loss to the Crusaders in the final dual of the regular season at the high school athletic complex.
Medal performances by sophomore Gannon Withers and seniors Tyler Grace and Ridge Martin highlighted the Wildcats’ effort at the Class 1, District 2 championships Monday at Tan-Tar-A Resort.
Sophomore Donnie Baysinger’s 31st-place effort directed the Thunderbirds to an 11th-place showing at the Class 2, District 3 championships Monday at Norwood Golf Club.
Junior Gage Oestreich won the lone medal for the Hornets at the Class 3, District 4 championships Monday at Eldon Country Club.
Sophomore Justin Adams logged the lone victory for the Hornets in their 11-1 North Central Missouri Conference loss to the Pirates on Monday at the high school athletic complex.
Bulldogs junior Logan Taylor and sophomore Blake Parker each qualified for Class 2 sectional competition after medalling at Monday’s Class 2, District 4 championship at Redfield Golf and Country Club.
The Bulldogs late charge in the top of the seventh inning couldn’t lift them in a 6-3 non-conference loss to the Wildcats on Monday.
William Woods senior Kacey Scharnhorst and sophomore Hannah Campbell capped off their respective campaigns by each picking up first-team all-American Midwest Conference honors.
The South Callaway boys and girls’ track teams each notched second-place finishes at their own relays last Friday.
Westminster sophomore Alyson Hahn and freshmen Abby Bartley and Amber Tepen each recently received first-team all-St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference first-team recognition.
The William Woods Lady Owls racked up a staggering 282 points in cruising to a fourth straight American Midwest Conference title last Saturday.
After clawing all the way back from a four-run deficit, the William Woods Owls’ quest for an AMC championship got sunk by a walk-off winner.
Westminster junior Kyle Collins was a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference individual recipient, while senior Nate Connell and freshman Peter Hasenmueller picked up doubles recognition recently.
The Blue Jays wrapped up the regular season by splitting a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader with the Panthers on Friday at Saucier Field.
Fulton comes up with just three hits, drops third straight
It wasn’t that the Fulton Hornets beat themselves. In fact, the rival and state-ranked Mexico Bulldogs completed that task all by themselves.
William Woods University’s lineup came out of the gate quickly in extending the Owls’ quest for an American Midwest Conference Tournament championship.
The Hornets delivered big hits, but not enough of them in Thursday night’s narrow 6-5 non-conference loss to the Indians.
Freshman starter Allison Waskow was saddled with four unearned runs over two innings of work in the No. 5 Lady Owls’ 8-4 elimination loss to the second-seeded Lady Pirates in the American Midwest Conference Tournament on Thursday at Antimi Softball Complex.
It’s hard for Fulton Hornets head coach Darren Masek to get a read on his team at times. Some games, the Hornets take the field prepared and ready. In other outings, well, it’s the other side of the spectrum. Tuesday night’s clash with the Moberly Spartans was certainly an example of the latter.
Despite getting out-hit, the North Callaway Thunderbirds cashed in on the South Callaway Bulldogs’ myriad defensive miscues to pick up an extra-inning victory.
Junior Travis Dean was the Hornets’ lone medalist at the Ron Whittaker Bulldog Classic on Saturday.
The South Callaway girls’ track team racked up 73.33 points in collecting fifth place at the Owensville Relay last Friday.
Junior Brier Skogsberg and freshmen Taylor Howard and Shannon McCaul posted individual victories in powering the Westminster women to a third-place showing at the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championships on Saturday.
Westminster sophomore Alyson Hahn picked up St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week recognition for the fifth time this season on Monday.
The Westminster College Blue Jays’ win streak is up to 10 games after sweeping a SLIAC doubleheader from the Highlanders on Sunday at Saucier Field.
Eagles senior Benson Goodwin took top honors boys’ high jump at the Great Plains School for the Deaf championships on Saturday.
David Mullins flustered the No. 25 Owls, tossing a perfect game to direct the Spartans to a 10-0, seven-inning American Midwest Conference rout to close the regular season Saturday.
Junior shortstop Grant Nichols was perfect at the plate for the second time in as many nights to help the New Bloomfield Wildcats sustain their recent surge.
The No. 3 seed Blue Jays used three singles victories to turn back No. 4 Webster University 5-2 for third place at the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament on Friday at the Dwight Davis Tennis Center.
Brandon Hagedorn’s near-perfect pitching performance lifted the Thunderbirds to a 9-0 Eastern Missouri Conference trouncing of the Wildcats on Thursday night.
Fulton racks up season-high 16 hits, outlasts Hannibal in 15-8 NCMC win
The Fulton Hornets’ season-best offensive display effectively pumped the brakes on a three-game losing streak.
A healthy amount of hitting helped the William Woods University Lady Owls bring a quick end to their season-ending American Midwest Conference doubleheader.
Missouri School for the Deaf senior Joseph Allen triumphed in the boys’ 200 meters at the Black and Gold Invitational on Thursday.
State-ranked Tigers hand Fulton third consecutive loss in 10-5 NCMC setback
Timely two-out hitting by Kirksville dogged the Fulton Hornets in their 6-3 North Central Missouri Conference road loss to the Tigers on April 2.
The Lady Owls closed out their home schedule on a high note, moving back above .500 by toppling the Stars 9-1 in the backhalf of an American Midwest Conference doubleheader on Monday at Owls Field.