HIGGINSVILLE — Speed kills, and the Higginsville Huskers proved that in a 53-14 win over Cole Camp on Friday in the Class 2, District 7 semifinal.
CARTHAGE — Alex Derryberry's feet and arm were too much for Smith-Cotton's defense, as the Carthage quarterback ran for one touchdown and threw for three more on the way to a 28-6 victory over S-C in a second round district playoff...
Astronomers, calendar makers and folk of a like ilk insist that fall (autumn to the more gentrified among you) arrives near the beginning of the fourth week of September. Believe me, I don't mean to make fun of such well intentioned people,...
GRAIN VALLEY — In search of an 11th district championship, the Smith-Cotton soccer team rallied in the Class 3, District 13 title game on Thursday, scoring a pair of goals in the second half to win 2-1 over Grain Valley.
Four local football teams kept their season alive by winning last week to begin district play.
There will be a lot of new faces on the State Fair men's basketball roster this season.
COLUMBIA — The Missouri men's basketball team struggled at times on the offensive end in Wednesday's exhibition game at the Hearnes Center against William Jewell College, but the defense shut down the Cardinals in a 72-31...
Stover goalkeeper Alex Haag made one remarkable save after another and for 30 minutes the Bulldogs were within reach of Sacred Heart in the Class 1, District 6 title game at Clover Dell Park on Wednesday, but a flurry of goals late in the first half...
As many as 14 players could see regular playing time for the State Fair woman's basketball team this season.“We have all the pieces to be very good,” said Lady Roadrunners coach Kevin Bucher.
GRAIN VALLEY — Smith-Cotton got a fight from Warrensburg's defense in the first half, but Smith-Cotton used precision passing in the second half to run away with a 5-0 win to advance to Thursday's Class 3, District 13 title...
The Smith-Cotton volleyball team is well represented on All-Region, All-District and All-Conference teams.
David Furnell. left, on behalf of the Furnell family, presents a football signed by the 2014 Smith-Cotton Tigers team to S-C Principal Wade Norton during Monday night's Sedalia 200 Board of Education meeting at the high school. The Furnells...
A dozen Kaysinger Conference volleyball players have been honored by the Missouri High School Volleyball Coaches Association.
The Sacred Heart soccer team advanced to the finals in Class 1, District 6 with a 1-0 win over Smithton on Monday at Clover Dell Park.
The Windsor Lady Greyhounds won the Kaysinger Junior High Volleyball tournament Saturday, Oct. 18th.They were undefeated in the tournament. They also were 9-1 in the regular season against Kaysinger Conference opponents. Pictured front row from left:...
Northwest beat Chilhowee 44-40 on Friday in Hughesville to open the 8-man football playoffs.
Smith-Cotton's Gavin Holman took 43rd at the Class 4, District 6 cross country meet Saturday at Ray-Pec.Holman finished in 18:43.Nixa's Marcus Johnson won with a time of 16:35.
The Green Ridge volleyball season came to an end Saturday in New Haven as the Lady Tigers lost 25-16, 25-14 to New Haven in the Class 2 quarterfinals.
COLE CAMP — Comebacks have been the name of the game for Cole Camp volleyball this season and the Lady Bluebirds got another one Saturday against Summit Christian to advance to the Class 1 quarterfinals.
First round District scoresClass 5, District 6Smith-Cotton 19, Ruskin 12Class 3, District 3Mountain Grove 38, Warsaw 0
Smith-Cotton's defense recovered a fumble, picked off three passes and knocked away Ruskin's last chance at the goalline in a 19-12 district playoff win Friday in what is likely the last game at Jennie Jaynes Stadium.
CENTERVIEW — Windsor went down by double digits three times Friday night and answered with scores each time, but Crest Ridge never gave up the lead in a 26-20 win.
The Green Ridge Junior High soccer team won the Kaysinger Conference Championship Wednesday night. They played the entire season a man down to all opponents but still went undefeated against all conference teams, out-scoring them 19-1. The...
This column first appeared in the Sedalia Democrat in June of 1984 and has been a weekly feature continuously since that time and, hopefully, will continue to be well into the future. The myriad of components that form what is collectively referred to...
Brandon Cooper scored his 100th career goal in a 9-0 Sacred Heart win against Osage on Thursday. Cooper scored five goals for the Gremlins.
The Smith-Cotton boys soccer team fell 3-2 at Rock Bridge on Thursday.The Tigers were up 2-0 at half before Rock Bridge rallied.
The Smith-Cotton boys swimming team had five swimmers recorded personal bests Thursday as the Tigers took third in the West Central Conference meet at the Joe Arbisi Memorial Pool.
Three members of the Smith-Cotton softball team have received post-season honors.Darby Christian and Mariah Voitl were named all-conference with Maddy Kindle an honorable mention pick.
The Stover soccer team beat Iberia 3-2 on senior night Thursday in Stover.
It's week 10.No matter how a high school football team's season has gone up to this point, whether it's 8-1 or 1-8, everything from here on out is single elimination. Teams now have no room for mistakes.
The new Lincoln Sun Devils 12U softball team won the Fall Shootout Championship in their first tournament as a team this last weekend in Independence, beating the Topeka Blaze 8-1 in the title game. The Sun Devils outscored their opponents 49-11 over...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single in a five-run sixth inning, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits and the Kansas City Royals won 7-2 over San Francisco on Wednesday night as they...
The Smith-Cotton soccer team beat Clinton 2-1 in overtime on Wednesday as Jordan Lawson equalized in the 75th minute, then scored the game winner with a minute left in the first overtime.
The Smith-Cotton volleyball team got within two points of a district title, but could not hold off Rock Bridge as the Bruins won Class 4, District 9 over the Lady Tigers on Wednesday, 17-25, 25-23, 25-22.
The Gremlins and Crusaders went to two overtimes Wednesday to decide a winner and Sacred Heart came away with a 2-1 win.
The Green Ridge volleyball team now knows who it will be playing in Saturday's sectionals. The Lady Tigers will take on Osceola, which has knocked Green Ridge out of the district tournament the past two years.
The Cole Camp Lady Bluebirds are the Class 2, District 13 champions after defeating Adrian 26-24, 24-26, 25-17 on Wednesday in Holden.Bailey Heimsoth, Alyssa Oelrichs and Kaleena Logan each got a double-double for Cole Camp.
COLUMBIA — The Missouri basketball team failed to make the NCAA Tournament last season with a 23-11 record, but a number of fresh faces have joined the Tiger program.Of course, that's an understatement.
The Smith-Cotton volleyball team is in the Class 4, District 9 final after a 25-17, 25-16 semifinal win over Hannibal.
After Smith-Cotton High School girls golfer Ali Bankovich, right, joked that she finished first at the state meet, Principal Wade Norton provides her actual finish (53rd) to the student body, which was assembled Wednesday morning to recognize some of...
KANSAS CITY (AP) — Madison Bumganer took a two-hit shutout into the seventh inning, Hunter Pence hit a two-run homer off James Shields in a three-run first and the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals 7-1 in Tuesday night's...
GREEN RIDGE — Stover and Green Ridge battled to the wire in all three sets Tuesday in the Class 1, District 10 tournament, but it was the Lady Tigers coming up victorious in the final two sets to advance to Saturday's sectional...
The Cole Camp soccer team beat Columbia Independent on Tuesday 3-0 in a non-conference game in Columbia.The Bluebirds' Tessia Balke opened the scoring in the first half.
HOLDEN — The Cole Camp Bluebirds moved into the final of Class 2, District 13 with a 25-16, 25-13 win over Knob Noster on Tuesday.
Stover beat La Monte 25-9, 25-18 in district play Monday at Green Ridge.
The Smith-Cotton boys cross country team placed five runners in the top 15 to take second at the West Central Conference meet Monday at Clover Dell Park.
Knob Noster beat Windsor 25-22, 25-19 in the opening round of the district volleyball tournament Monday in Holden.
Pilot Grove's Melissa Schlotzhauer has been named CCAA most valuable player in softball.Three other Lady Tigers were named to the All-Conference first-team, released Monday.
The Northwest volleyball team closed the regular season with a 25-13, 25-11 win over Smithton.Jessi Zimmerman had 29 assists for the Mustangs. Lakota Wiskur had five digs and two aces. Allison Barnes had three blocks.
Smith-Cotton will host a playoff game in what could be the final game played at Jennie Jaynes Stadium.