The Yellowjackets 16-and-under basketball team won the MO/KS metro showdown. Pictured, front from left: Marcus Ingram, Tyler Long, Zion Buckner, Alden Harding, Jaden Kendrick. Back row Left: Bryson Couch, Jake Neal, Zack Gwaltey, Terrence Callaway...
ODESSA — Green Ridge and Northwest battled back and forth for nine innings before Northwest finally came away with a 6-4 win and its third district title in a row.
The Class 1 and Class 2 state track meets get started today at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, and 11 local individuals and one relay team will compete.
The Knob Noster tennis doubles team of Cole Lankford and Kyle Zimmerschied won its sectional match Wednesday in Joplin, beating John Burnett and Joseph Scott of Thomas Jefferson Independent 6-1, 6-2.
Green Ridge hopes to beat Northwest for the third time this year.Northwest hopes to win a district title for the third time in a row.
The Sedalia Select Sting U14 Girls Soccer team recently won the Challenger Cup U14/15 tournament in Shawnee, Kan. The Sting went 4-0 in the tournament, outscoring their opponents 13-1. The Sting team also took second place in the Nutmeg U14 Tournament...
Green Ridge beat Santa Fe 3-2 in 10 innings in the Class 1, District 14 semifinal Tuesday at Wellington-Napoleon.
LINCOLN — Tipton got a couple of runs on the board early and then pulled away late to beat Lincoln 10-0 in six innings Tuesday in the semifinal of the Class 2, District 14 tournament.
NEW BLOOMFIELD — Boone Kroenke and Peyton Needy started Tuesday's second and final round of the Class 1 state golf tournament at Meadow Lake Acres Country Club 10 strokes apart, but they ended up within two strokes of each other and with...
Corbin Mertgen struck out 14 Greyhounds as the Lincoln baseball team won the opening game of the Class 2, District 14 tournament on its home field Monday, beating Windsor 6-2.
COLUMBIA — A solid season from what Smith-Cotton baseball coach Jud Kindle called a great group came to an end Monday as Jefferson City scored six runs in the first two innings and beat the Tigers 9-4 in the semifinal of the Class 5, District 9...
NEW BLOOMFIELD — Day one of the Class 1 state golf tournament at Meadow Lake Acres Country Club had a mixed bag of results for local golfers.
Northwest senior Trey Green will continue his baseball career at Central Christian College in McPherson, Kan. Pictured, front row from left: Thomas Green, Trey Green, Tami Green. Back row, from left: Northwest athletic director and baseball coach...
The Smith-Cotton girls track 4x100 relay team of Mariona Ward, Makeba Nash, Monique Grant and Saige Peterson broke their own school record with a time of 49.19 to take fourth at the Class 5, District 6 meet Saturday at Jefferson City.
The Knob Noster tennis doubles team of Kyle Zimmerschied and Cole Lankford is moving on to the individual sectional after a first-place finish in the individual districts Saturday in Warrensburg.
JEFFERSON CITY — Jefferson City put the pressure on Smith-Cotton early Saturday at Art Firley Soccer Complex, scoring five goals in the first half and winning 7-1 to advance to Tuesday's Class 4, District 11 title game against...
Cullen Rosine has made the journey from Knob Noster to the NFL — at least for a few days.
The Lincoln golf team and Green Ridge's Peyton Needy were newcomers to the state golf meet when they played at Rivercut in Springfield in 2014. They are not rookies anymore.
Every time I go fishing, I either learn something new or relearn something old. That's good from a professional standpoint, since I earn my living helping people to take advantage of my successes and to avoid my miscues. From a personal...
A Jill Vansell goal in the 67th minute lifted the Smith-Cotton girls soccer team to a 2-1 win over Clinton on Thursday at Tiger Stadium, and with it S-C claimed a share of the West Central Conference title.
WARRENSBURG — La Monte was able to rally in Monday's sectional game against Santa Fe, but the Lady Vikings couldn't manage enough offense to catch up to Crest Ridge as they lost 12-1 in five innings in the quarterfinals on Thursday...
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In a makeup game from a rainout earlier this seaosn, Pilot Grove beat Green Ridge 8-3 on Wednesday.Regan Meisenheimer was the winning pitcher for Pilot Grove.
Three Sweet Springs athletes were honored by the I-70 conference in baseball and softball.Andrew Krause was the lone Sweet Springs baseball player to be named first team All-I-70.
The Smith-Cotton soccer team beat Center 6-1 Tuesday at home.Jessica Coble and Jill Vansell each scored two goals. Maddie Davidson and Olivia Funk each scored one goal.The JV team won 6-0.
Pilot Grove scored nine runs in the fifth to beat Fayette 13-2 on Tuesday.
KNOB NOSTER — The Class 1, District 12 tennis final came down to the last match on the court and that match at No. 5 singles went to a third set before Warrensburg pulled out the win to take the district title, 5-4, over Knob Noster.
The Missouri State Fair Speedway hasn't hosted a racing event since an incident in 2012, but that's about to change.
Pilot Grove scored nine runs in the fifth to beat Fayette 13-2 on Tuesday.
WARRENSBURG — With a 6-3 win Tuesday against Nevada in Warrensburg, the Smith-Cotton Tigers clinched the West Central Conference title.
The Knob Noster tennis team beat No. 4 seed Clinton 5-0 in the district semifinal on Tuesday in Knob Noster.
WINDSOR — Five runs in the first inning was only the beginning for the Windsor Greyhounds on senior night as they beat Northwest 17-1 in five innings on Tuesday.
The Smith-Cotton girls soccer team fell 1-0 at Hickman on Monday.Hickman also won the junior varsity game 1-0.Smith-Cotton (13-8) will host Center on Tuesday.
Green Ridge pitcher Justin McCarthy threw a five inning no-hitter as the Tigers beat Otterville 13-0 on Monday.McCarthy walked the first two Eagles he faced, then struck out 14 of the next 15.
Baseball coaches have seeded the Class 5, District 9 tournament in Columbia.
Sacred Heart claimed its first sectional title singe 2012, beating Lincoln by six strokes on Monday at Joplin. The Gremlins shot a 355 while the Cardinals carded a 361.
LA MONTE — Lady Vikings softball coach Dabecka Kirk sees her team as a group of honey badgers.The scrappy team kept fighting again Monday in the sectional against Santa Fe and rallied from a four-run deficit to a 10-8 win.
Eight members of the district champion La Monte Lady Vikings were named to the District 14 All-District softball team.
Junior Eli Kemp reads “One Noisy Night” to students Friday morning at Heber Hunt Elementary School. Kemp and about 30 of his Smith-Cotton football teammates started their school days reading to students at the Sedalia 200 district's...
In the Class 1, District 6 track and field meet at Midway on Saturday, Smithton's Isaac Calvert won the 3200 with a time of 10:54.38.Stover's Nelson McCollum was fifth in the 3200.
Last week's district tournament for Smith-Cotton brought mixed emotions.
The Smith-Cotton track and field team won both the boys and girls conference titles at the West Central Conference meet Friday at Tiger Stadium. For the boys, it was the third conference title in a row. For the girls, it is the first WCC...
Three local teams and 13 individuals will compete in either Class 1 or Class 2 sectional golf tournaments on Monday.
The All-Kaysinger Conference teams were announced Friday for baseball and softball, with Green Ridge leading the way with five honorees in softball and four baseball teams getting four players named all-conference.
When I was about 12 years old, my grandfather gave me a 4-foot cast net he'd bought while vacationing on the gulf coast. If memory serves — and this time I think it does — it didn't take me long to teach myself how to throw it,...
A pair of Marilyn Ream goals in the first half and a seven-goal outburst in the second lifted Smith-Cotton to a 9-0 win over Warrensburg on Thursday at Susie Ditzfeld Memorial Field in the team's annual Think Pink game.
A 1-0 first-half lead for Sacred Heart quickly turned into a tie game and eventually a 2-1 loss Thursday against Osage at Clover Dell Park.
The Knob Noster tennis team added a conference tournament title to the regular season title it clinched this week, taking 46 points in the Missouri River Valley Conference tournament Thursday at Odessa.
Sacred Heart senior striker Brandon Cooper has announced his plans to continue his soccer career at the University of St. Mary. Cooper helped lead the Gremlins to three straight quarterfinal trips including a third place finish in 2014. Pictured,...
Sacred Heart beat Green Ridge 10-5 on Wednesday in a Kaysinger Conference baseball game at Green Ridge.