INDIANOLA, Iowa — The Westminster College Lady Blue Jays simply couldn’t weather this particular Storm.
BATESVILLE, Ark. — Fueled by junior guards Priscila Santos and Katie Scherder, the William Woods University Lady Owls fashioned some sweet redemption behind a remarkable rally.
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. — LaCharleston Tumblin’s basket with 3 seconds to play Thursday night lifted No. 4 seed Williams Baptist College to a dramatic 70-68 win over No. 5 William Woods University in the quarterfinals of the American Midwest Conference men’s postseason tournament.
Having easily handled Harris-Stowe State University, the William Woods University Lady Owls now get another shot at payback against Lyon College.
The William Woods University Lady Owls basketball team opens play in the American Midwest Conference postseason tournament when it hosts a quarterfinal matchup against Harris-Stowe State University at 7 tonight at Anderson Arena.
The winter storm that was expected to hit mid-Missouri today has forced the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference to push back the schedule for its women’s postseason tournament.
KINGDOM CITY — North Callaway junior guard Jaida Gray broke out for a career-high 26 points and the No. 2 seed Ladybirds advanced to the Class 3, District 6 championship with a 59-40 semifinal win over No. 3 O’Fallon Christian on Wednesday night.
Fulton senior, junior capture state titles; Hornets take second in Class 2
Cody Pae and Paul Books both procured memberships into some small, very exclusive clubs. In doing so, Pae and Books were the primary influences in helping the Fulton Hornets acquire some exalted status as a whole at the 83rd MSHSAA Wrestling Championships.
Pae, Books, McClure all go for state titles at 132,195,106 pounds
Cody Pae showed his selfless side while needing precious little time to put his overmatched opponents in quick predicaments.
COLUMBIA — Fulton head coach Eric Hudson wanted his squad to “place and score like a team that brought 10 kids” to the 83rd MSHSAA Wrestling Championships.
KIRKSVILLE — Fulton outscored Kirksville 10-6 in overtime Tuesday night and the Hornets halted a six-game losing streak with a 57-53 North Central Missouri Conference victory over the Tigers.
Cody Pae and Drew Benner both have enjoyed the prized view from the top of the podium. The Fulton seniors are hoping to climb there, simultaneously, one final time.
After a shaky first half, the North Callaway Thunderbirds corrected their shooting aim over the final 16 minutes.
The Fulton High School Wall of Fame will expand by a pair when Dara Digh-Lowe (Class of 1989) and David Sanderson (Class of 1991) are inducted Friday night.
ST. CHARLES — The Fulton Hornets’ presence at the state wrestling championships later this week will be abundantly apparent.
SULPHUR, Okla. — Senior guard Kijuan Monroe generated half of Missouri School for the Deaf’s output, delivering a game-high 17 points Friday night in the Eagles’ 34-20 semifinal win over New Mexico at the 24th-annual Great Plains Schools for the Deaf Tournament.
MONTGOMERY CITY — Freshman guard Sloane Totta tallied a game-high 16 points and the Fulton Lady Hornets continued their upward trend by easily disposing of Montgomery County 54-19 on Thursday night.
Senior guard Kenna Cornelson scored 12 of her team-high 16 points in the second half and the Westminster College Lady Blue Jays remained on a roll with their 58-52 SLIAC home victory over Greenville (Ill.) College on Wednesday night.
MONTGOMERY CITY — Jerad Jordan put up a game-high 23 points and Montgomery County sent the North Callaway Thunderbirds to their third straight loss in a 56-49 Eastern Missouri Conference setback Tuesday night.
Five Westminster College players scored in double figures Saturday as the surging Lady Blue Jays edged out the Eureka (Ill.) College 79-76 in SLIAC play at Iba Court.
Senior forward Jacob Haubner totaled a team-high 15 points — No. 4 seed North Callaway’s only double-digit scoring effort — in the Thunderbirds’ 53-43 loss to top-seeded Fatima in the semifinals of the Southern Boone Classic on Thursday night.
ASHLAND — Obviously affected by some disheartening news, the North Callaway Ladybirds made a shocking, early exit from the Southern Boone Classic.
North Callaway senior forward Zac Eads put up a game-high 20 points and the fourth-seeded Thunderbirds forced 17 turnovers in their 54-42 first-round win over No. 5 Linn on Tuesday night at the Southern Boone Classic.
The Thunderbirds survived a shaky final minute to stop their three-game losing streak with Friday night’s slim 54-53 win over the Cardinals.
The No. 20 William Woods University Lady Owls held Missouri Baptist University without a basket for almost 11 minutes in the second half Thursday night, ultimately coasting to a 69-43 AMC victory at Anderson Arena.
ASHLAND — Junior guard Jaida Gray and junior forward Maddie Sorell combined for 43 points Wednesday night to spark the North Callaway Ladybirds to a 62-45 victory over Southern Boone.
The Fulton Hornets were staggered by a slow start. Dalton Powell put up a game-high 22 points and Hannibal led by as many as 25 in the first half before settling for a 59-44 North Central Missouri Conference victory over Fulton on Tuesday night.
The Fulton Hornets made it interesting and tense late in Friday night’s game against the Helias Crusaders. But the Hornets’ late surge wasn’t enough in a 48-41 loss to the Crusaders.
The heavyweights exerted their influence for the state-ranked Fulton Hornets wrestling team in its North Central Missouri Conference battle against rival Mexico.
The William Woods University Owls sustained their best conference start in the program’s history with a prolific effort.
NEW BLOOMFIELD — Morgan Brandt scored a game-high 19 points and Fatima toppled New Bloomfield’s three-game winning streak with a 57-27 Show-Me Conference romp over the Lady Wildcats on Tuesday night.
North Callaway senior guard Justin Murphy scored a game-high 18 points, including six in the extra frame to help the Thunderbirds secure a 55-49 overtime Eastern Missouri Conference win over the Community R-6 Trojans on Monday night.
Freshman guard Sloane Totta’s 14 points led the Lady Hornets as they outlasted the Boonville Lady Pirates 43-40 in the third-place game of the California Tournament on Saturday afternoon.
The North Callaway Ladybirds won’t get another shot at a state-ranked showdown against Hermann, which this time would have been with a tournament championship on the line.
MOKANE — Kyle Ruediger and the New Haven Shamrocks were responsible for slowing the North Callaway Thunderbirds’ surge.
The state-ranked North Callaway Ladybirds didn’t need long to remove any possibility of suspense.
Junior guard Priscila Santos delivered a game-high 23 points Saturday afternoon to help fuel the No. 18 William Woods University Lady Owls to a 68-57 AMC victory over Harris-Stowe State University. William Woods — which took a 28-20 advantage into halftime at Anderson Arena — pushed its winning streak to seven games. The Lady Owls are now 11-1 overall and 2-0 in the American Midwest Conference.
BOWLING GREEN — Ricky Dawson served up a stirring finish to stamp out the Fulton Hornets’ six-game slide.
KINGDOM CITY — Junior center Brett Metcalf came off the bench to score seven of his career-high 18 points in the fourth quarter Tuesday night, helping the North Callaway Thunderbirds hold off Silex in a 60-59 EMO victory.
It should come as no surprise that Fulton native and Olympic champion Helen Stephens heads up the inaugural class in the William Woods University Athletics Hall of Fame.
The South Callaway Lady Bulldogs gave themselves a chance with a deliberate offensive approach. In the end, Miranda Brandt and Allison Mehmert both scored 13 points and state-ranked Chamois outlasted South Callaway in a 30-27 Show-Me Conference victory over the Lady Bulldogs on Tuesday night.
MOBERLY — The Fulton Hornets wrestling team, with six individuals going unbeaten, extended its season record to 10-0 by prevailing in all seven of its matches at Moberly’s Spartan Duals on Friday and Saturday.
Sarah Rhine broke out for a game-high 33 points Tuesday night, powering Eldon to a 66-53 victory over the slumping Fulton Lady Hornets at Roger D. Davis Gymnasium.
North Callaway turns back Macon in 43-38 win
North Callaway head coach Jack Peace is doing his best to enjoy the Ladybirds’ unbeaten status at this early stage of the season.
The Fulton Lady Hornets are five games into the season and, after Thursday night’s North Central Missouri Conference opener against the Marshall Lady Owls, excuses are no longer welcome. Freshman guard Sloane Totta led Fulton with 16 points and added eight rebounds in the Lady Hornets’ 55-46 loss to Marshall. The loss was the fourth in a row for Fulton, which tumbled to 1-4 overall.
CENTRALIA — Junior forward Maddie Sorell supplied a game-high 21 points Wednesday night, steering the unbeaten North Callaway Ladybirds to a 50-38 win over Salisbury in the semifinals of the 57th-annual Centralia Invitational Tournament.
Fulton Hornets wrestling coach Eric Hudson stressed to his team the importance of being aggressive in their North Central Missouri Conference match with the Marshall Owls on Tuesday.
It was a football sweet 16 for Callaway County.
A pair of Callaway County linemen — North Callaway senior Zac Eads on offense and South Callaway senior Dylan Atterberry on defense — have been named to the Missouri Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association’s 2012 Class 2 all-state football team announced today.
O’FALLON — The Fulton Hornets wrestling team, featuring three individual champions, took first place in the Gold Division at the Fort Zumwalt North Tournament on Saturday.