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 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.
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.
The Blue Jays used an eight-run first inning to notch an 11-1 seven-inning triumph over the Hornets on Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
The Lady Blue Jays’ offense led the way to a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader sweep of the Lady Panthers on Wednesday.
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.
The Blue Jays’ losing streak reached four games after bowing to the Prairie Wolves 7-2 on Saturday.
Sophomore Ellen Woolsey had a hand in both Lady Blue Jay win as they fell to the Lady 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.
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 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.
Lady Owls senior guard Blake French picked up a second consecutive all-American Midwest Conference second-team selection on Monday.
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.
The No. 19 Lady Owls yielded six unanswered runs in bowing to the Lady Chargers 7-1 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.
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 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.
Senior designated hitter Dustin Kremer’s sacrifice fly pushed home the decisive run in the Owls’ 8-7 win over the Wildcats on Saturday.
The William Woods Lady Owls’ offensive futility in the second half resulted an earlier-than-desired exit from the American Midwest Conference tournament.
The Lady Blue Jays were outhit 15-9 in a 9-5 loss to the Lady Chargers on Sunday at Backer Sports Complex.
Jaramillo buzzer-beater sends rival Mexico past Fulton 64-62
Everything went the way of the Fulton Hornets in the final 40 seconds of Thursday night’s Class 4, District 8 semifinal against the rival Mexico Bulldogs. Everything, that is, except the end result.
Four double-figure scorers weren’t enough for the No. 8 seed Owls in their season-ending 80-62 loss to the top-seeded and fourth-ranked Lions in the quarterfinals of the American Midwest Conference postseason tournament Friday night.
The Blue Jays notched a trio of singles wins in a 6-3 loss to the Tigers on Saturday.
The Owls were outgained 16-4 in overtime in bowing to Spartans 80-68 in Saturday’s AMC regular-season finale.
The No. 19 Lady Owls finished their run at the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Leadoff Classic with a 4-2 loss to the Lady Lynx on Sunday afternoon.
The Lady Blue Jays were outhit 9-4 in a 7-0 loss to the Lady Bears on Saturday.
The No. 25 Owls toppled the Crimson Wave 5-3 on Saturday to complete a four-game sweep.
Fulton will play Mexico in Class 4, District 8 semifinals on Thursday
Two game-tying 3-pointers and two overtimes later, the Fulton Hornets punched their ticket to a Class 4, District 8 semifinal match with an all-too-familiar foe. The No. 3-seeded Hornets outscored the No. 6 Hannibal Pirates 19-8 in the second overtime to pull away with an 84-73 first-round triumph on Monday night.
The Lady Hornets’ torrid first quarter pushed them to a 59-33 Class 4, District 8 first-round win over the Lady Pirates on Monday at Kirksville High School.
Backed by a 36-14 halftime lead, the William Woods Lady Owls closed the regular season with 63-43 AMC rout of the Missouri Baptist Lady Spartans on Saturday afternoon.
Fulton completes regular season with NCMC loss
MEXICO — When asked to pinpoint what went awry during his team’s loss to the rival Mexico Bulldogs to end the regular season, Fulton Hornets head coach Ryan Shaw kept coming back to one word.
MEXICO — Once it appeared the momentum was there for the taking, the Fulton Lady Hornets didn’t hesitate in riding it all the way to a dramatic overtime victory.
Fulton Hornets head coach Ryan Shaw believed the Hannibal Pirates featured the best post player in the North Central Missouri Conference in junior forward Dylan Powell. However, with the Pirates visiting the Hornets on Thursday night, Powell wasn’t even the best big man on the floor. That distinction went to Hornets senior forward Sam Christensen.
The No. 7-seeded North Callaway Thunderbirds’ season came to an end after a 70-36 loss to the No. 2 seed and state-ranked California Pintos in the first round of the Class 3, District 8 tournament on Tuesday night. North Callaway wraps up its season at 9-16.
The third-seeded Ladybirds were outscored 15-7 in the third quarter of their 54-44 first-round, upset loss to the No. 6 Lady Bearcats at the Class 3, District 8 tournament on Monday.
Junior forward DJ Johnson’s double-double lifted the Owls to a 78-72 American Midwest Conference overtime win over the Pirates on Saturday in their home finale.
The Blue Jays’ five-point halftime lead couldn’t hold up in their season-ending 63-55 SLIAC loss to the Golden Eagles on Saturday.
The Lady Blue Jays went scoreless in the final 2 minutes, 40 seconds of their 91-82 SLIAC overtime loss to the Lady Golden Eagles in Saturday’s regular-season finale.
The Bulldogs claimed a share of the Show-Me Conference title with a 76-71 overtime win over the Eagles to close the regular season on Saturday.
A good start to the game helped the New Bloomfield Lady Wildcats get off to a good start in district play.
The Lady Owls erased a 17-point second-half deficit to outlast the Lady Pirates 65-60 in American Midwest Conference play in Saturday’s home finale at Anderson Arena.
The No. 19 Lady Owls managed just six hits in their 11-0 five-inning loss to the Lady Falcons in the backhalf of a doubleheader on Saturday.
A second-quarter slump tripped up the North Callaway Thunderbirds in their regular-season finale.
Sophomore center Kennedy Volkart led all players with 12 points and eight rebounds in the Lady Owls’ 67-39 American Midwest Conference triumph over the Lady Eutectics on Thursday night.
Paced by sophomore guard Alec Mulvihill’s career-high 27 points, the Owls put away the Eutectics for a 71-57 American Midwest Conference win on Thursday night.