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Lady Owls split doubleheader after Southeastern rallies in nightcap

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.

Hughes sets school record as Westminster falls to RIT

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.

Shikles, Wildcats tumble to Blair Oaks in 6-1 setback

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.

Westminster offense erupts in win over Elmhurst

The Blue Jays erupted for 17 hits, nine going for extra bases, in a dominating 17-6 romp over Elmhurst on Monday afternoon.

Hornets bow to T-Birds, Spartans in home opener

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.

Fulton golf ties for second in opening triangular

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.

Owls claim first, Lady Owls second at Wildcat Open

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.

Westminster sets seven school records at Wildcat Open

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.

William Woods claims AMC series win over Williams Baptist

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 gets swept by Coe

Westminster managed just four hits in being swept by the Kohawks in a doubleheader on Saturday at Blue Jay Field.

Lady Owls top Northwestern Ohio, WVU Tech

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.

Westminster run rules Kalamazoo

The Blue Jays used an eight-run first inning to notch an 11-1 seven-inning triumph over the Hornets on Sunday.

South Callaway opens with run-rule win over Centralia

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.

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Thompson, Hornets shut out Wildcats 2-0

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.

Westminster sweeps Principia to open its SLIAC schedule

The Lady Blue Jays’ offense led the way to a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader sweep of the Lady Panthers on Wednesday.

Lady Owls sunk by late bucket at NAIA Tournament

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.

Lady Owls enter unique territory as tournament host

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.

Westminster men's tennis team edged out by Nebraska Wesleyan

The Blue Jays’ losing streak reached four games after bowing to the Prairie Wolves 7-2 on Saturday.

Westminster baseball team sweeps Eureka to start SLIAC play

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.

William Woods baseball team routs Lyon to avoid sweep

The Owls avoided the American Midwest Conference sweep with a decisive 14-3 win over the Scots on Monday at Owls Field.

Westminster women's tennis tumbles to Nebraska Wesleyan

Sophomore Ellen Woolsey had a hand in both Lady Blue Jay win as they fell to the Lady Prairie Wolves 7-2 on Saturday.

Prolific pitching pushes Lady Owls to AMC doubleheader sweep of Benedictine

Freshman Bre Logan’s spotless outing capped off an unblemished day for the William Woods Lady Owls.

Owls open AMC play with doubleheader sweep of Freed-Hardeman

The William Woods Owls pitching staff turned in a pair of strong outings to open their slate of American Midwest Conference games.

No. 19 William Woods takes two from Culver-Stockton

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.

WWU's French earns second all-AMC second-team nod

Lady Owls senior guard Blake French picked up a second consecutive all-American Midwest Conference second-team selection on Monday.

No. 25 Owls topple Culver-Stockton in home opener

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.

Kremer's sacrifice fly lifts No. 25 William Woods baseball team past Baker

Senior designated hitter Dustin Kremer’s sacrifice fly pushed home the decisive run in the Owls’ 8-7 win over the Wildcats on Saturday.

WWU quartet compete at NAIA Indoor Championships

Madeline Emme, Lee Anna Sanders, Nick Zink and Adam Smith represented William Woods at the NAIA Indoor National Championships over the weekend.

Lady Owls' late drought downs them in AMC semifinal loss to Lyon

The William Woods Lady Owls’ offensive futility in the second half resulted an earlier-than-desired exit from the American Midwest Conference tournament.

No. 19 Lady Owls bow to Briar Cliff

The No. 19 Lady Owls yielded six unanswered runs in bowing to the Lady Chargers 7-1 on Sunday at Backer Sports Complex.

Westminster baseball team drops series-finale to Nebraska Wesleyan

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.

Westminster softball team drops home tilt to Briar Cliff

The Lady Blue Jays were outhit 15-9 in a 9-5 loss to the Lady Chargers on Sunday at Backer Sports Complex.

Westminster men's tennis team falls at Hendrix

Sophomore Scott Strough (Fulton High) prevailed in the No. 6 singles matchup of the Blue Jays' 6-3 loss to the Warriors on Saturday.

Hornets' season ends in dramatic loss in District 8 semis

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.

William Woods men close fall to Freed-Hardeman in AMC quarterfinals

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.

Westminster softball team blanked Washington University-St. Louis

The Lady Blue Jays were outhit 9-4 in a 7-0 loss to the Lady Bears on Saturday.

No. 25 William Woods sweeps Calumet College

The No. 25 Owls toppled the Crimson Wave 5-3 on Saturday to complete a four-game sweep.

William Woods men clipped by Missouri Baptist to close regular season

The Owls were outgained 16-4 in overtime in bowing to Spartans 80-68 in Saturday’s AMC regular-season finale.

Westminster men's tennis drops match to Doane

The Blue Jays notched a trio of singles wins in a 6-3 loss to the Tigers on Saturday.

Brandt, Fulton girls down Hannibal to open district play

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.

Hornets outlast Hannibal in double OT of district opener

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.

No. 19 Lady Owls tumble to Lindenwood-Belleville

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.

Lady Owls roll past AMC foe Missouri Baptist in regular-season finale

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.

Hornets succumb to Mexico's grind

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.

Lady Hornets pull away from Mexico in overtime

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.

Christensen carries Hornets in NCMC win over Hannibal

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.

T-Birds’ season ends with District 8 loss to California

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.

North Callaway girls end season in District 8 loss to Hermann

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.

Westminster women tumble to Spalding in SLIAC play

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.

Johnson, William Woods men oust Park in overtime

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.