The Blue Jays’ first-round opponent in the NCAA Division III tournament will be a familiar one. Westminster will play the eighth-ranked Loras (Iowa) College Duhawks at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Rock Bowl Stadium in Dubuque, Iowa.
A quick strike was the only strike the William Woods Lady Owls would need to advance to a conference title game. Senior forward Jamie Palermo scored in the second minute of play, powering the fourth-seeded Lady Owls to a 1-0 upset of the top-seeded Columbia College Lady Cougars in the semifinals of the American Midwest Conference tournament on Monday.
The William Woods men’s golf team made school history in earning the No. 1 seed in the NAIA Preseason Top 25 poll, released on Friday.
The Owls committed 22 turnovers and were just 2-of-15 from 3-point range in a 81-62 loss to the Yellow Jackets at the Columbia College Classic on Friday.
The fourth-seeded Lady Blue Jays had just two shots in a 2-1 season-ending loss to the Lady Gorlok in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament on Thursday.
Senior midfielder Rachel Meyer scored twice in the fifth-seeded Lady Owls’ 3-0 triumph over the No. 4 Lady Bulldogs in a quarterfinal game at the American Midwest Conference tournament on Friday at Firley Field.
Westminster is on top of the SLIAC once again. The second-seeded Blue Jays downed the No. 4 Fontbonne Griffins 3-1 to capture their second straight St. Louis Intercollegiate Athltic Conference tournament title on Saturday at Westminster Field.
Isaac Siegel poured in team-high 20 points to push the Bulldogs to a 62-26 victory on Thursday night.
Khobi Kellerman led the Thunderbirds with 18 points in a 50-37 loss to the Indians on Saturday morning.
Bailey Parker sparked the Lady Bulldogs with 12 points in a 38-12 win over St. Brendan’s on Thursday.
North Callaway junior middle hitter Bethany Bloss secured a spot on the all-Eastern Missouri Conference team. Bloss was a first-team honoree in the Ladybirds’ inaugural volleyball season.
Junior Madison Dreste and freshman Kate Pani were both named to the all-North Central Missouri Conference volleyball team recently.
Senior Mykaela Bonnett and sophomore Kate Baxter represented the Lady Wildcats in the recently released all-District 10 squad.
A trio of Ladybird seniors were recently named to the all-District 11 team.
Six Lady Bulldogs recently picked up all-district and all-region softball accolades.
Fulton juniors Travis Dean and Clayton Bristol each earned all-North Central Missouri Conference football honors for a second straight year recently.
North Callaway senior Michael Pezold grabbed his second all-Eastern Missouri Conference selection in as many years recently. Pezold was a unanimous first-team pick on the offensive line, while taking home first-team defensive honors at linebacker.
South Callaway’s first season in the Eastern Missouri Conference was a successful one as the Bulldogs’ undefeated conference-title squad finished with nine first-team all-EMO selections.
New Bloomfield's Bedsworth, Granich compete in Class 1 races
Fulton brothers Grant and Mason Gaines finished in 44th and 49th place, respectively, at the Class 3 boys’ cross country championships on Saturday at the Oak Hills Golf Center.
Defensive specialist Abbie O’Mara etched her name into the school’s record books in the Lady Owls’ 25-11, 25-21 and 27-25 AMC win over the Lady Bulldogs in Wednesday night’s regular-season finale. O’Mara logged 16 digs, increasing her career total to 2,216 and putting her ahead of Amanda Henley, who collected 2,207 digs from 2009-12.
Sparked by three top-10 individual finishes, the William Woods University women placed second at the American Midwest Conference cross country championships Thursday.
The Westminster women logged five top-20 finishes to finish third in the team standings at the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championships on Saturday. The Lady Blue Jays posted a team score of 72, finishing behind champion Greenville (41) and runner-up Spalding.
Westminster finished its stay at the Washington University Invitational with a straight-set loss to 19th-ranked Millikin Big Blue on Saturday. The Lady Blue Jays (17-12) bowed to the Big Blue 25-18, 25-22 and 25-20. Westminster defeated the Transylvania (Kentucky) Pioneers 28-26, 22-25, 25-19 and 25-21 in its first game on Saturday.
Junior outside hitter Emily Becker collected a team-high 10 kills in the Lady Owls’ 25-17, 25-16 and 25-18 loss to the No. 2-ranked Lady Pirates in AMC play on Saturday.
The Lady Blue Jays outshot the Lady Highlanders on goal 20-1 to secure the 5-0 SLIAC shutout in Saturday’s regular season finale.
Freshman midfielder Daniel Barone scored twice as the Blue Jays blanked the Highlanders 5-0 in SLIAC play to close the regular season on Saturday.
Midfielder Rael Beneit netted the game-winning goal eight minutes into the second overtime of the No. 8-ranked Vikings' 2-1 win over the Owls in Sunday’s regular-season finale at Firley Field.
The Blue Jays received 63 points, good for third place in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference preseason poll released last Friday.
Westminster was outgained in total yardage 626-170 in its 42-14 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference loss to the Greenville Panthers in Saturday’s home finale at Priest Field.
McKenzie Ausfahl logged a team-high 17 points to push the Ladybirds to a season-opening 33-21 win on Monday night.
Freshman Adrian Mann sparked the Lady Bulldogs with a 21st-place finish at the Class 2, District 4 championships on Saturday in Linn.
Senior Steven Coleman finished in 44th as the Thunderbirds’ lone runner at the Class 2, District 3 championships on Saturday at Bowling Green.
Lady Wildcats senior Sydni Bedsworth will return to the Class 1 girls’ cross country championships after her performance at the District 3 championships on Saturday at Bowling Green High School. New Bloomfield junior Nicolas Granlich finished 13th in the boy’s run to earn his first-ever state meet qualification.
Brothers Grant and Mason Gaines have earned tickets to the Class 3 cross country championships. The Hornet siblings finished in sixth and 12th place, respectively, at the Class 3, District 4 championships on Saturday at Warrenton High School. The two will run in the MSHSAA Class 3 boy’s cross country championships at 9:30 a.m. this Saturday at Oak Hills Golf Center in Jefferson City.
Raeghan Meyer’s 23-point performance sparked the Lady Bulldogs to a 42-20 victory in Thursday’s season opener.
The Bulldogs finished with four double-digit scorers in the “A” team’s season-opening 65-54 win Thursday night.
The Owls blanked their 10th opponent of the season in Thursday’s 2-0 American Midwest Conference triumph over the Lions.
The Lady Owls set a school record with their eighth AMC victory after blanking the Lady Lions 2-0 on Thursday.
The Westminster College Lady Blue Jays volleyball team converted just 1.9 percent of its attacks in a 25-14, 25-13 and 25-20 loss to No. 5 Washington at the Washington University Invitational on Friday.
Nothing seemed to work for the North Callaway Thunderbirds’ offense. North Callaway managed just 210 net yards and committed four turnovers Friday night as the No. 2 seed Thunderbirds were shut out by No. 3 Palmyra 36-0 in the Class 2, District 6 semifinals.
Less than halfway through the first quarter of their Class 3, District 6 semifinal against the Blair Oaks Falcons, the Fulton Hornets found themselves in a three-score hole and looking for anything to build on. Unfortunately, the Hornets found no such footing against the state-ranked Falcons.
When asked to describe the state-ranked Blair Oaks Falcons offense, Fulton Hornets head coach Pat Kelley had an interesting choice of words. “They’re different,” Kelley said during Tuesday afternoon’s practice. “From an offensive standpoint, (they remind me) a lot of Moberly and a little of Boonville.”
Fulton Hornets soccer coach Brad Oestreich loved the effort, just not the outcome in his team’s season-ending loss. Boonville forward Phillip Udinyiwe logged the game-winning goal in the 9th minute of double overtime, lifting the third-seeded Pirates to a 4-3 win over the No. 2 Hornets in the semifinals of the Class 2, District 9 tournament on Monday night.
Senior Daniel Lindaman’s 34th-place effort guided the Westminster men to a ninth-place finish at the St. Louis Fall Cross Country Classic on Saturday.
Junior outside hitter Emily Becker and freshman setter Brittany Engelbrecht each had a double-double in the Lady Owls’ sweep of the Friends (Kansas) University Fal- cons on Saturday. William Woods (20-14) topped the Falcons 25-23, 25-16 and 25-15 and bowed to the No. 19 Evangel University Lady Crusaders 26-24, 30-28 and 28-26.
Senior midfielder Brittainy German and junior defender Sarah Krispin each scored twice in the Lady Owls’ 6-0 victory over the Lady Wildcats in Sunday’s home finale.
The Owls dropped an American Midwest Conference contest 3-1 against the 21st-ranked Lynx on Saturday.
Sophomore forward Drew Cook netted the game-winning goal in double overtime to push the Blue Jays to a 1-0 SLIAC win over the Panthers in their home finale on Saturday at Westminster Field.
Westminster head coach John Welty picked up his 100th victory with the Blue Jays in their 24-13 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference win over the Northwestern Eagles on Saturday at Priest Field.
Sophomore goalkeeper Brittany Griffin saved 13 shots, but the Lady Eagles snapped the Lady Owls’ four-match winning streak in double-overtime 2-1 Thursday night.