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Wildcats stay on surge, down Harrisburg

NEW BLOOMFIELD — The New Bloomfield Wildcats tallied four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning, which proved to be the difference in Tuesday night’s 7-3 non-conference triumph over the Harrisburg Bulldogs.

Branneky sets RBI mark in Westminster split

ELSAH, Ill. — Junior third baseman Tyler Branneky set a single-season school record with his three runs batted in during the Westminster College Blue Jays’ 8-1 victory over Principia College in the first game of Tuesday’s SLIAC doubleheader.

Fulton finishes sixth at NCMC golf championships

KIRKSVILLE — The Fulton Hornets golf team accumulated a 373 team total in taking sixth place at the North Central Missouri Conference championships Wednesday at Kirksville Country Club.

Lady Owls look to stave off AMC exit

COLUMBIA — The William Woods University Lady Owls softball team owned the edge in hits, but that did not translate to the ultimate advantage on the scoreboard.

No. 5 Lady Owls march to 12th straight AMC title

Freshman Celia Mansour locked up the individual title in directing the fifth-ranked William Woods University women to their 12th consecutive American Midwest Conference championship Tuesday at Redfield Golf Course.

Fulton flattened by rival Mexico

The No. 1 doubles pairing of freshman Haydon Windsor and sophomore Grant Hendricks supplied the host Hornets with their lone victory in Tuesday night’s 11-1 NCMC loss to the rival Bulldogs.

North Callaway can't get past EMO foe Community R-6

The Thunderbirds were limited to five hits and the Trojans established control behind a five-run outburst in the bottom of the third inning of Tuesday night’s 7-2 EMO matchup.

Vogel's home run fuels No. 2 Fatima to 3-1 SMC triumph over Bulldogs

Second baseman Logan Vogel broke a 1-all tie with a two-run home run in the bottom of the fifth inning, sending state-ranked Fatima to a 3-1 SMC win over the South Callaway Bulldogs on Tuesday night.

North Callaway bows to state-ranked Mexico

The state-ranked Bulldogs went in front to stay behind a six-run outburst in the top of the fourth inning to stop the Thunderbirds’ three-game winning streak 13-2 Friday night.

South Callaway stuffs Southern Boone in five-inning win

The Bulldogs broke out for seven runs in the top of the first inning and capitalized on the Eagles’ nine total errors in breezing to the 10-0, five-inning romp Friday night.

South Callaway offense silent in loss to Tolton

The Bulldogs created little offense with their six hits and committed four errors in falling to the Trailblazers 7-1 on Thursday night.

Westminster splits with Greenville

Sophomore starter Alyson Hahn’s RBI double in the bottom of the eighth inning lifted the host Lady Blue Jays over the Lady Panthers 6-5 in the opener of Wednesday’s SLIAC doubleheader.

Ladybirds’ Brinker to play in MBCA Missouri Challenge

North Callaway senior guard Elaine Brinker will cap off her high school career when she takes part this weekend in the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association’s Missouri Challenge.

Fulton tumbles to Tolton in non-conference play

The Hornets dipped to 4-9 on the season after Thursday night’s 6-3 loss to the Trailblazers.

Hornets come in third in home triangular meet

Paced by a pair of 45s from seniors Matt Henry and Austin Wilson, Fulton finished third in a triangular with Mexico and Fatima at Tanglewood Golf Course on Thursday.

New Bloomfield thumps Tuscumbia in SMC play

Junior shortstop Grant Nichols had three extra-base hits and knocked in six runs to fuel a 15-hit attack as the Wildcats chalked up their first SMC victory 12-0 Thursday night.

Bulldogs golf team takes fourth at Palmyra Tournament

PALMYRA — The South Callaway Bulldogs golf team manufactured a 365 score to finish fourth out of eight teams in the Palmyra Tournament at Jackson Park Golf Course on Wednesday.

Lady Owls pull off AMC sweep of Missouri Baptist

ST. LOUIS — The William Woods Univrsity Lady Owls needed a dramatic five-run comeback in the top of the seventh inning to pull out a 6-5 victory over Missouri Baptist University in the opener of Tuesday’s American Midwest Conference doubleheader.

Owls’ Houlding, Wells share individual title at Illinois tourney

MACOMB, Ill. — With sophomores David Houlding and Matt Wells splitting the individual championship, the third-ranked William Woods University men's golf team came away with the team title at the Beu/Mussatto Invitational on Tuesday.

T-Birds wallop Wellsville in 25-2 EMO runaway win

WELLSVILLE — The North Callaway Thunderbirds rapped out a season-high 22 hits in Wednesday night’s 25-2 Eastern Missouri Conference dismantling of Wellsville in five innings.

Eugene's comeback stifles Wildcats' win streak

NEW BLOOMFIELD — The New Bloomfield Wildcats watched their four-game winning streak snapped after the Eugene Eagles rallied for three runs in the top of the seventh inning for a 7-6 win in Tuesday night’s SMC clash.

No. 25 Owls' rally stretches win streak to eight

The No. 25 William Woods University Owls relied on a rousing rally to preserve their winning streak with Tuesday’s 8-7 non-conference victory over MidAmerica Nazarene (Kansas) University at Backer Sports Complex.

T-Birds, Ladybirds both place sixth at Montgomery County

Senior Steven Coleman locked up victories in the 100 and 200 meters, as well as the 110 and 300 hurdles to pace the North Callaway boys to a sixth-place finish at the Montgomery County Invitational on Monday.

Bulldogs ride Peneston three-hitter, 12-hit outburst in rout of Hermann

Sophomore starter Graysan Peneston threw a three-hitter and was one of three South Callaway players to drive in two runs as the Bulldogs throttled Hermann 11-1 in five innings Tuesday night.

Fulton tumbles to Marshall 10-2 in NCMC clash

The Hornets slipped to 4-8 on the season and 0-4 in the North Central Missouri Conference after Tuesday night’s 10-2 loss to the Owls at the high school athletic complex.

Bulldogs’ Taylor finishes as runner-up at Centralia

Junior Logan Taylor tallied a 79 to post a second-place individual finish as South Callaway came in fifth out of 11 teams at the Centralia Invitational on Monday.

Harrison sparks MSD girls to third-place finish at Belle

Sophomore Elizabeth Harrison racked up wins in four events to power the Missouri School for the Deaf girls as they came in third overall at the Belle Invitational on Thursday.

Helsel, Peneston HRs ignite Bulldogs' romp

Senior shortstop Dax Helsel and sophomore first baseman Graysan Peneston both hit two-run home runs as the unbeaten South Callaway Bulldogs roughed up Russellville in an 11-0 SMC victory Thursday night.

Oestreich paces Hornets to win in home triangular

Junior Gage Oestreich posted a 43 to steer Fulton to a triangular victory over Eugene and Russellville on Friday at Tanglewood Golf Course.

Hornets finish third at Marshall Invitational

Fulton split its four dual matches in taking third place at the Marshall Invitational on Friday.

Fulton shuts out Liberty for first win of the season

The Hornets broke into the win column behind their convincing 9-0 shutout of the Eagles on Tuesday.

Errors thwart North Callaway in EMO loss to Clopton

The Thunderbirds were plagued by six errors in Tuesday night’s 4-2 Eastern Missouri Conference loss to the unbeaten Hawks.

Hornets stay hot, sink state-ranked Boonville

Fulton has won three in a row, six of its last eight

Fulton head coach Darren Masek and his Hornets baseball team have every reason to be pleased with their present position.

Hornets come in second at Blair Oaks Invitational

Senior Sam Christensen won two events and senior Noah Given and sophomore Jared Eliuk supplied victories Saturday to direct the Fulton boys to a second-place team finish at the Blair Oaks Invitational.

Lady Bulldogs' Oberdiek, Jennings capture victories in field events

South Callaway seniors Hannah Oberdiek and Sarah Jennings triumphed in the girls’ long jump and javelin throw, respectively, at the Northwest Invitational on Saturday.

Lady Owls halt slide in AMC split with Williams Baptist

The William Woods University Lady Owls stopped their four-game losing streak in dramatic fashion.

Coleman’s four wins help T-Birds share MSD title

Senior Steven Coleman collected victories in four events Thursday in powering the North Callaway track and field team to a share of the boys’ team championship at the 28th-annual Missouri School for the Deaf Invitational in Fulton.

Defensive breakdown costs T-Birds in loss to Bulldogs

MOKANE — In what proved to be a sharp pitching duel, the South Callaway Bulldogs benefitted from the North Callaway Thunderbirds’ defensive hiccup.

Bulldogs finish first in quad at Eugene

EUGENE — Steered by a pair of 41s from junior Logan Taylor and sophomore Blake Parker, the South Callaway Bulldogs golf team narrowly took first place in Thursday’s quad matchup at Redfield Golf Course.

Oberdiek, Mann spark Lady Bulldogs to third-place finish at Versailles Invite

VERSAILLES — Senior Hannah Oberdiek and freshman Adrian Mann each won events Thursday as the South Callaway girls' track and field team came in third overall at the Versailles Invitational.

Wildcats’ Withers picks up Montgomery medalist honors

MONTGOMERY CITY — New Bloomfield sophomore Gannon Withers shot a 2-over par 37 to collect medalist honors in Friday’s quad match with host Montgomery County, Silex and Wright City.

Hornets tennis team falls at Moberly

MOBERLY — The Fulton Hornets tennis team dropped five of six doubles matches in succumbing to the Moberly Spartans 9-3 in Friday’s North Central Missouri Conference encounter.

Missouri Valley blanks Blue Jays tennis team

The Westminster College Blue Jays tennis team tumbled to 1-7 on the season after Thursday’s 9-0 non-conference home loss to the Missouri Valley College Vikings (8-5) at the Elder Tennis Courts.

Stewart’s slam, eight RBIs fuel Owls’ thrashing of Hannibal-LaGrange

Cody Stewart’s mammoth display demolished Hannibal-LaGrange University.

Fulton bows to Boonville to open NCMC tennis play

The Hornets slipped to 0-3 on the season after dropping their North Central Missouri Conference opener to the Pirates 8-4 on Thursday night.

Martin directs Wildcats in quad meet at Eugene

Senior Ridge Martin shot a 36 to guide New Bloomfield in a quad matchup with host Eugene, South Callaway and Fatima on Thursday at Redfield Golf Course.

Principia shuts out Lady Blue Jays tennis team

ELSAH, Illinois — The Westminster College Lady Blue Jays tennis team remained winless in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference at 0-3 after being blanked by the Principia College Lady Panthers on Tuesday.

Shoemaker, Bulldogs take second at Owensville meet

OWENSVILLE — Senior Mason Shoemaker was victorious in the boys’ 100 and 200 meters to spur the South Callaway Bulldogs track and field team to a second-place finish at the Owensville Quad on Tuesday.

William Woods’ Rushworth, Mansour add national golf honors

Will Rushworth and Celia Mansour — a pair of William Woods University freshmen — were named the NAIA national men’s and women’s golfers of the week, respectively, on Wednesday.

Bowling Green baffles T-Birds in 4-1 EMO loss

BOWLING GREEN — The North Callaway Thunderbirds mustered just two hits in a 4-1 Eastern Missouri Conference loss to the Bowling Green Bobcats on Wednesday night.