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Champion Hornets place nine wrestlers on all-NCMC squad

The Fulton Hornets wrestling team procured the North Central Missouri Conference title with a perfect 6-0 mark, and its dominance was reflected on the 2014-15 all-conference squad. Led by its trio of junior state champions — Josh McClure (138 pounds), Zach Benner (195) and Trenton Clines (145) — Fulton occupied the first-team spots in eight of the 14 weight classes.

William Woods women complete season sweep of Columbia College

The Lady Owls, fueled by free throws, logged their fifth straight win by outscoring the Lady Cougars 44-31 in the second half to rally for the 66-59 AMC victory Thursday night.

Westminster women's season ends in SLIAC tourney loss to Eureka

The No. 2 seed Lady Blue Jays’ season ended Thursday night when they were ousted by the No. 3 Lady Red Devils 71-58 in the semifinals of the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference postseason tournament.

South Callaway boys throttle California in District 8 semifinals

The third-seeded Bulldogs stunned the state-ranked, No. 2 seed Pintos by outscoring them 22-2 in the fourth quarter of Thursday night’s 60-34 triumph in the Class 3, District 8 semifinals.

Lady Wildcats dismantle Iberia in District 8 semifinals

New Bloomfield will face top-seeded, state-ranked Tipton in showdown for title Friday night

RUSSELLVILLE — The New Bloomfield Lady Wildcats will get another chance to take down the state-ranked Tipton Lady Cardinals.

Moberly rallies to stop Hornets' win streak

The Fulton Hornets were outscored by the state-ranked Moberly Spartans 19-10 in the fourth quarter of Tuesday night’s 59-54 North Central Missouri Conference loss at Roger D. Davis Gymnasium.

Three Kings!

Hornets' McClure, Benner, Clines bring home state titles

Josh McClure, Zach Benner and Trenton Clines collaborated to carry out a remarkable program first for the Fulton Hornets wrestling team. The Fulton juniors’ extraordinary night, though, was almost upstaged by a tense, dramatic sprint to the finish between the Hornets and perennial power Oak Grove for the Class 2 team title.

Hornets' McClure, Benner, Clines to wrestle for state titles tonight

COLUMBIA — For these three Fulton juniors, one gets his chance at a rare repeat, the second gets his opportunity to rectify and the other gets his first experience.

Hornets send nine into Class 2 quarterfinals

Fulton leads tight team battle with 31.5 points

The Fulton Hornets profited from their previous presence at the state wrestling championships, and that has them sitting at the front of the pack in Class 2. Fulton — sparked by a skilled group of juniors who are state veterans — moved nine of its 12 qualifiers into this morning’s Class 2 quarterfinals as the 85th MSHSAA Wrestling Championships got underway Thursday at Mizzou Arena.

Strong junior class fuels Hornets' Class 2 title hopes

McClure, Benner are favorites to win titles at 138 and 195 pounds

Fulton head coach Eric Hudson could detect something that set this gifted group apart before it even became an essential component of the Hornets’ wrestling program.

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