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.
The Westminster College Lady Blue Jays shot just 29 percent as a team — with no players reaching double figures — in Thursday night’s 59-41 loss to NCAA Division II Missouri S&T.
Junior forward Dalton Horstmeier knocked down a trio of 3-pointers and finished with a team-high 15 points in the Fulton Hornets’ 59-51 win over Bowling Green on Tuesday night in the first round of the Montgomery County Tournament.
The Westminster College Blue Jays produced the game’s first nine points and rolled from there Friday night, breezing to a 90-54 home victory over Milwaukee School of Engineering.
FAYETTE — Despite limiting Central Methodist University to 33-percent shooting, the No. 23 William Woods University Lady Owls suffered their first loss of the season in being edged by the Lady Eagles 61-60 on Tuesday night.
SPRINGFIELD — Senior guard Ashlee Taylor delivered 16 points Friday night and the No. 23 William Woods University Lady Owls remained unbeaten by battling past Evangel University 60-54.
Three members of the Fulton Hornets soccer team were recently named to the Class 1, all-District 7 squad.
Junior guard Priscila Santos put up a game-high 14 points Tuesday night as the No. 23 William Woods University Lady Owls raced past No. 20 Avila University 63-49 at Anderson Arena.
The Fulton High School and Fulton Middle School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will preview the upcoming 2012-13 season with a series of scrimmages Thursday night at the high school’s Roger D. Davis Gymnasium.
It was a definite dozen for the North Callaway Thunderbirds.
The William Woods University Lady Owls volleyball team — bolstered by a pair of double-double performances — is back in the semifinals of the American Midwest Conference postseason tournament for a second straight year.
The William Woods University men’s soccer team’s season came to an end after a 3-0 loss to Hannibal-LaGrange University on Tuesday afternoon in the semifinals of the American Midwest Conference postseason tournament.
South Callaway has made headway in its recent football history against Blair Oaks, but Bulldogs head coach Tim Rulo still sees the Falcons as the standard-bearer.
The William Woods University Owls — receiving double-double efforts from senior forward Roy McElroy and junior guard Blake Burgess — opened the 2012-13 season by coasting past St. Louis Christian College 72-49 on Tuesday night at Anderson Arena.
The South Callaway Bulldogs and North Callaway Thunderbirds normally tussle over a travelling trophy as the prized possession when they clash in their annual Callaway Cup football rivalry.
The state-ranked South Callaway Bulldogs were never in any particular trouble in Friday night’s Class 2, District 6 opener against the Lutheran (St. Peters) Cougars.
If you have a rich tradition of running the football like the North Callaway Thunderbirds during head coach Mike Emmons’ tenure, there is no reason to fiddle with the formula.
KINGDOM CITY — North Callaway wingbacks Vance Allen and Justin Menard combined for 208 yards rushing and four touchdowns Thursday night, and the surging Thunderbirds opened Class 2, District 6 play by easily handling Hermann 34-14.
MOKANE — South Callaway head football coach Tim Rulo can envision the state’s new playoff system creating the possibility of a wild scramble capable of producing all sorts of entertaining scenarios.
MEXICO — Junior forward Trevor Neal, senior midfielder Ben Kucera and sophomore forward Austin Wilson each scored unassisted goals Tuesday night in the Fulton Hornets’ 4-0 NCMC victory over rival Mexico.
KINGDOM CITY — The North Callaway Thunderbirds football team has a reasonably-fresh frame of reference to draw from as it sets out down the path of the state’s new playoff system.
The North Callaway Thunderbirds roll into district play with another reason to cause distress for opposing defenses. Senior quarterback Jacob Haubner passed for a season-high 241 yards and threw touchdown passes to three different receivers Friday night, and surging North Callaway topped off the regular season with a 42-15 manhandling of Marionville.
There was no impassioned diatribe, no panic when the state-ranked South Callaway Bulldogs went to halftime tied with the Montgomery County Wildcats. South Callaway has rarely trailed this season, but found itself down 7-0 in Friday night’s regular-season finale after Montgomery County senior tailback Nick Martin slipped through a gap in the middle of the line and sped 66 yards for a touchdown early in the second quarter.
For North Callaway Thunderbirds head football coach Mike Emmons and his assistants, multi-tasking comes with the territory. Emmons and his staff have been busily prepping for tonight’s home
South Callaway head football coach Tim Rulo can feel the tone of the season shifting dramatically, and he hopes his state-ranked Bulldogs are honed in on that sense.
Head coach Megan Youse felt her Fulton Lady Hornets volleyball team might have been a bit more focused on the senior night festivities than it was on its opponent, the rival Mexico Lady Bulldogs. You wouldn’t be able to tell by the final score, though.
MEXICO — Fulton senior cross country runner Jenny McCarty logged her second first-place finish in three days here, prevailing this time in the Mexico Autumn Classic.
Senior setter Melissa Hoerber pitched in a team-high 23 assists and four serving aces in the Fulton Lady Hornets’ straight-set win over Wright City on Tuesday night.
The North Callaway Thunderbirds put their offense into hyper drive, pulling away for a perfect dash to the Eastern Missouri Conference championship.
The state-ranked South Callaway Bulldogs didn’t allow their attention to be diverted. Sophomore Cory Hanger ran back a punt for a touchdown and junior Garner Rudroff and sophomore Mason Shoemaker both returned interceptions for scores Friday night, and South Callaway put an emphatic stamp on homecoming by flattening Father Tolton 55-14.
South Callaway Bulldogs head football coach Tim Rulo can appreciate what Chad Masters, his Father Tolton counterpart, is enduring as he tries to establish a foothold with the Trailblazers.
It’s hard to fathom when North Callaway Thunderbirds head football coach Mike Emmons mentions the scarcity. In his 22-plus seasons at North Callaway, Emmons has directed the Thunderbirds to nine appearances in the state playoffs. Incrediby, North Callaway owns just one conference title exclusively — from the 1999 season in the Eastern Missouri Conference — during Emmons’ long tenure.
FESTUS — The South Callaway Lady Bulldogs are moving on in the state softball playoffs.
ELDON — Fulton Lady Hornets head volleyball coach Megan Youse said her team has a habit of lagging in the second game when it thinks it has the opposition on the ropes.
KINGDOM CITY — For the second straight week, the North Callaway Thunderbirds discarded their opponent in fast fashion.
CUBA — The South Callaway Bulldogs’ running game was not deterred, or slowed, by some mud.
MOKANE — South Callaway head football coach Tim Rulo’s practices are tightly-scripted, detail-heavy marathons that normally approach three hours — sometimes longer — and are lean on leisure time.
KINGDOM CITY — The North Callaway Thunderbirds’ defense is trying to minimize the guesswork when it comes to deconstructing Van-Far’s voluminous offensive sets and the Indians’ quarterback tandem.
MOKANE — When it comes to a conference affiliation, the South Callaway Bulldogs football team has a home to call its own again.
WRIGHT CITY — The North Callaway Ladybirds weathered a close call in reaching the semifinals of the Class 3, District 7 Tournament.
Sophomores Brooke Kelley and Ashley Kelley qualified for sectional play during the Class 1, District 2 golf tournament at Dogwood Hills Golf Course on Tuesday.
The North Callaway Thunderbirds extended their month-long charge, this time laying waste to the Wright City Wildcats. North Callaway received production in every phase Friday night while obliterating Wright City 55-21 in an Eastern Missouri Conference blowout. The Thunderbirds scored on each of their six first-half possessions, their defense forced four turnovers — scoring on one — and special teams added a touchdown. Coasting into halftime with an authoritative 48-0 advantage, then turning the game over to its backups, North Callaway picked up its fourth straight victory while improving to 4-2 overall and 3-0 in the EMO. During the streak, the Thunderbirds have outscored their opponents by a commanding 152-37 margin.
The South Callaway Bulldogs were able to dodge the possible snare. Senior quarterback Jason Kimminau threw a pair of touchdown passes and also ran for a score, and South Callaway’s defense did its share by tallying its first shutout of the season as the state-ranked Bulldogs toppled Confluence Prep Academy 46-0 on Friday night. South Callaway — playing Confluence for the first time — rebounded from its first loss of the season last week to undefeated, Class 1-ranked Tipton 28-18. The Bulldogs (5-1) are ranked No. 9 in Class 2.
MOKANE — As the sun plunged behind a line of trees on the west edge of their practice field, the South Callaway Bulldogs’ offense was in fast-forward mode.
KINGDOM CITY — As the North Callaway Thunderbirds mount momentum, head coach Mike Emmons has an urgent reminder for his squad — don’t relax.
LINCOLN, Neb. — The William Woods University Lady Owls golf team, led by two individual finishers in the top five, took second overall Tuesday at the Doane College Invitational/NAIA National Preview.
South Callaway sophomore catcher Anna Bartley’s eighth-inning double was the difference in the Lady Bulldogs’ 3-2 win over Iberia on Tuesday night.
The North Callaway Thunderbirds’ 27-7 Eastern Missouri Conference win over neighboring rival Montgomery County had Vance Allen’s imprint all over it.
For the South Callaway Bulldogs, another close call against the Tipton Cardinals meant little consolation. In Friday night’s showdown between state-ranked, undefeated teams, Tipton wriggled out of an early jam in overcoming a 12-0 first-quarter deficit by answering with 14 points in the second quarter to take a narrow lead into halftime.
MOKANE — The South Callaway Bulldogs and Tipton Cardinals both come hurtling into tonight’s showdown between state-ranked, undefeated teams for a second straight year.