Brennan Scanlon wanted to raise the level of play on defense when he took over the Smith-Cotton boys basketball team.
Central Missouri senior running back LaVance Taylor has been named to the Daktronics All-America second-team.The All-America honor comes after Taylor was already named first-team all-region and first-team all-conference.
The Cole Camp boys basketball team fell at Versailles 66-48 on Tuesday.Trey Woods and Michael Allen each scored 22 points for Versailles with Hunter Edgar adding 11.
CLINTON — Kirby Lewellyn hit a 3-pointer to tie the game with 17 seconds left in regulation Tuesday, then buried another to start overtime as the Smith-Cotton Lady Tigers held on for a 55-54 road win against Clinton.
La Monte fell to a tough Leeton team at home on Tuesday 70-33.Tristan Hackworth scored 12 points to lead the Vikings. Juan Barajas added seven. Joe Arnett led La Monte with six rebounds.
KNOB NOSTER — Lucas Rincker shot the long ball and Garnett Williams drove to the bucket, scoring 17 and 19, respectively, as the Knob Noster Panthers got a 62-51 win against conference foe Richmond on Tuesday.
The Smith-Cotton swimming and diving team was 4-0 on Tuesday, beating Lincoln College Prep 201-33, Grandview 163-114, East 210-8 and Central Academy Excellence 210-4.
Tipton beat Smithton 77-11 in kaysinger Conference girls basketball on Tuesday.The Cardinals led 47-5 at halftime.Ashton Pace led Tipton with 20 points. Destiny Dowell added 19. Angela Petree and Alyson Brant each scored 10.
Chance Johnson had 21 points before his fourth-quarter ejection, and Keoni Hale picked for his teammate and finished with 20 points as Smith-Cotton defeated Clinton, 78-61, in a West Central Conference showdown.
The Sacred Heart boys basketball team opened the game with a 22 point barrage and kept going from there, beating Concordia 86-37 on Tuesday.
The Sacred Heart girls basketball team beat Concordia 54-45 on Tuesday.
The Pilot Grove Tigers beat the Concordia Orioles 69-47 on Monday.
Cole Camp held off a late run by St. Paul Lutheran to pull out a 50-47 win on Monday.The Bluebirds got 20 points from Kaleena Logan and 13 from Meghan Pitts. MacKenze Gudde added six.Cole Camp (3-4) will visit Warsaw on Thursday.
The Sacred Heart girls basketball team cruised to an 82-40 win over Warsaw on Monday.The Gremlins jumped out to a 32-5 lead after one quarter and kept building the lead from there.
Zach Morrison dominated the action in the fourth quarter as the Smith-Cotton boys JV basketball team held on for a 47-38 victory over Clinton at Smith-Cotton High School.
Trailing by three at the half, the Sacred Heart Gremlins rallied to beat Warsaw on Monday 56-51.The Gremlins took the lead late and held on, getting free throws from Chase Lyles and Garrett Strange to seal the win.
Fast-break offense and a turnover-inducing defense led the Smith-Cotton ninth grade boys basketball team to a 46-22 win Monday night against Clinton at Smith-Cotton High School.
The Smith-Cotton Lady Tigers JV basketball team got within one point with 10.7 seconds to go, but could not secure the rebound of a missed free throw attempt and lost, 32-29, to Clinton on Monday night at Smith-Cotton High School.
Richmond beat Knob Noster 41-22 on Monday in the Lady Panthers' first Missouri River Conference game of the season.Holly Chabotte and Rachel Palomo each scored six for the Lady Panthers.
The Central Missouri mens basketball team had little trouble with Culver-Stockton on Monday, pulling away for an 81-59 win at the Multipurpose Building.
Concordia edged Pilot Grove 54-52 on Monday.Kerigan Wessing led the Lady Tigers with 19 points.
The La Monte girls basketball team beat Lincoln 59-33 in a Kaysinger Conference matchup on Monday.The Lady Vikings jumped out to a 34-18 halftime lead and never let the Lady Cardinals mount a comeback.
The Smith-Cotton girls swimming and diving team changed things around on Monday.
The Northwest Mustangs took fifth in the Pilot Grove Classic after edging our Otterville 50-49 on Saturday.Ryan Rafferty led Northwest with 15 points. Chandler Crosswhite scored 11.
Stover earned third place in the Pilot Grove Classic after a 46-30 win over Prairie Home on Saturday.Stover's Garrett Goetze led the way with 30 points.Stover (3-3) will be at Macks Creek on Monday.