Central Missouri's bid for a fourth straight MIAA regular season title ended Saturday with an 83-73 loss at Northwest Missouri.
Smith-Cotton captured the West Central Conference boys basketball title this season for the first time in 19 years, and that achievement brought a new look for one of the Tigers.
The season came to and end Saturday for the No. 9 State Fair Lady Roadrunners after a 61-51 loss to No. 24 Mineral Area College in the Region 16 title game in Joplin.
VERSAILLES — The Cole Camp Bluebirds led by as many as 11 points in the third quarter in Saturday's Class 3, District 13 title game, but Boonville took the lead a minute and a half into the fourth quarter and never trailed again to win...
VERSAILLES — The season came to an end Saturday for the Cole Camp Lady Bluebirds after a 64-35 loss to undefeated and second-ranked Boonville in the Class 3, District 13 title game.
RUSSELLVILLE — During close games this season, the Tipton Lady Cardinals have relied on getting one big run to get enough of a cushion to win.
WARRENSBURG — A year ago, the Warrensburg boys basketball team finished off its regular season as West Central Conference champions with a trip to Smith-Cotton and S-C beat them to spoil the victory lap.
The State Fair Lady Roadrunners never trailed and led for all but 27 seconds of the Region 16 tournament semifinal, cruising to an 87-57 win over Jefferson on Friday in Joplin.
Smith-Cotton High School senior Christian Sarabia signed a letter of intent to compete in track and field at Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa, during a signing ceremony Friday in the Dr. Harriet Wolfe Media Center at the high school. Seated at the...
No. 6 seed Otterville upset No. 2 seed Green Ridge in the Class 1, District 8 girls basketball semifinal 58-49 on Thursday at Northwest.The win avenges a loss from earlier this season at the Otterville Tournament.
Turkey season doesn't open until April 20, so it's hard to get very serious about either shotguns or shotgun shells. That's OK, too, unless you'd like to shoot a couple of gobblers this spring instead of merely shooting at...
VERSAILLES — Cole Camp led by as many as eight and trailed by as many as 10 during Thursday's Class 3, District 13 semifinal against Versailles but the Tigers' shooting went cold late as the Bluebirds won 59-57.
Sacred Heart cruised past Stover in the semifinal of the Class 2, District 14 boys basketball tournament on Thursday, winning 77-40.
WINDSOR — A late third quarter run by Crest Ridge ended Windsor's run of district basketball titles as the Cougars beat the Lady Greyhounds 48-33 on Thursday in the Class 2, District 14 semifinal.
The LeMaire's Cajun Catfish sixth grade basketball team defeated all the Sedalia teams with a record of 5-1. The only loss was to a Lincoln club team by 2 points. Team members are: Front row-Treyvaugn Taylor, Chase McMullin, Tyler Tindell,...
HUGHESVILLE — In the first half, the 3-pointers just kept falling. Conner Dillon started the parade of long-range shots. Eric Ray came off the bench to hit a few. Dillon added a couple more. Then Tom Dove joined in with one of his...
The Tipton girls basketball team is in the finals of the Class 2, District 8 tournament after beating host Russellville 59-26 on Wednesday.The Cardinals led 34-13 at halftime.
Nic Crank will be a busy man in college.
The Green Ridge girls basketball team cruised past Chilhowee 52-12 in the first round of the Class 1, District 8 tournament at Northwest.
Cole Camp avenged a regular season loss to Warsaw, beating the Wildcats 67-56 in the Class 3, District 13 tournament Tuesday in Versailles.
The Otterville Lady Eagles won their district opener, beating Leeton 43-23 on Tuesday in Hughesville.
VERSAILLES — Buzzer-beaters, a near buzzer-beater and a transition dunk highlighted Tuesday's Class 3, District 13 game between Knob Noster and St. Paul Lutheran, and the Saints finally prevailed 62-54 in triple overtime.
HUGHESVILLE — La Monte led practically from the opening tip on its way to a 68-23 win over Calhoun in the first round of the Class 1, District 8 girls basketball tournament on Tuesday at Northwest. Cathy Butts won the jump ball and the Lady...
NEVADA — It wasn't easy, but nothing worthwhile ever is.
The Northwest girls basketball team beat Kingsville 55-32 on Tuesday to advance to the Class 1, District 8 semifinal.
Sacred Heart got scoring from 10 of its 13 players in a 75-41 win over Crest Ridge to open the Class 2, District 14 tournament Tuesday in Windsor
State Fair lost 82-56 to MSU-West Plains in the first round of the Region 16 Tournament on Tuesday.West Plains led 51-24 at halftime.
The Otterville Eagles were able to hang on for a 63-58 win over Kingsville on Monday in the Class 1, District 8 Tournament in Hughesville.
The Cole Camp girls basketball team started off the district tournament with a 58-28 win over Warsaw on Monday in Versailles.The Bluebirds outscored the Lady Wildcats 22-9 in the second quarter and 20-10 in the third.
Tipton opened the Class 2, District 8 tournament at Russellville with an 87-35 win over Belle on Monday.The Cardinals led 56-14 at halftime and pulled away from there.
The Smithton girls basketball team fell to Skyline 86-12 in the first round of the Class 2, District 14 tournament Monday in Windsor.Katelyn Smith led Smithton with five points.
The Lincoln girls basketball team fell to Crest Ridge 51-41 in the first round of the Class 2, District 14 tournament at Windsor on Monday.
HUGHESVILLE — A 15-point comeback attempt fell short for the Northwest Mustangs on Monday in the Class 1, District 8 Tournament, losing 60-54 to the Green Ridge Tigers.
WINDSOR — The Stover girls basketball team made run after run after run but the last one fell just short as Osceola ended the Lady Bulldogs' season with a 56-52 win in the first round of the Class 2, Distrct 14 tournament...
The Smith-Cotton boys' basketball team won a share of the West Central Conference title after defeating the O'Hara High Celtics Feb. 13 in Kansas City. The Tigers hadn't won a conference title in 19 years, dating back to...
Bailey Heimsoth led three Bluebirds in double figures as Cole Camp beat Smithton 55-34 in the regular season finale.Heimsoth led the way with 20 points. MacKense Gudde added 16 and Meghan Pitts scored 15.
Points were hard to come by for much of Saturday's physical game between the University of Central Missouri Mules and the Southwest Baptists Bearcats, but the Mules went on an 11-0 run in the second half and held on for a 71-67 win on Senior...
The State Fair Lady Roadrunners led during all of Saturday's game at Mineral Area College, winning 77-62.
Two Smith-Cotton wrestlers dropped their second-round wrestlebacks at the MSHSAA state meet Friday in Columbia.Logan Parham lost in the 120-pound wrestlebacks to Jericho Harris of Harrisonville on a pinfall in 1:38.
Two area wrestlers lost in the quarterfinals in the Class 1 Missouri State High School Activities Association state wrestling meet in Columbia on Friday.
To start the 2014-15 season, the State Fair Lady Roadrunners raced out to an 8-0 record before the schedule began to ramp up.
Eight members of the Sacred Heart football team competed in the Glendale Football Strong, First Regional Powerlifting Competition in Springfield on Feb. 14 with six coming away with top-10 finishes.
Samantha Unkel, a senior at Green Ridge School, signed to play softball for the Missouri Valley Lady Vikings. She is going to MVC to get her degree in Athletic Training, and then she plans on receiving her Master's degree in Occupational...
Now that everything except predators and snow geese are safe from me and my fellow hunters, it's time to think seriously about fishing. When I did that, a plan to do something a little bit different this year began to take shape. Instead of...
Winter weather caused the cancellations of several area high school basketball games on Friday.
The Northwest Mustangs beat Slater 63-48 on Thursday.The Mustangs led 23-15 after the first quarter and 43-28 at halftime.
The Green Ridge Tigers lost 72-63 Thursday to Santa Fe.Both teams scored 24 points in the fourth quarter, but Santa Fe outscored Green Ridge by three in each of the first three quarters.
The Smithton Tigers beat Crest Ridge 74-58 on Thursday.Smithton outscored Crest Ridge 40-26 in the second half to pull away.
The Knob Noster Panthers beat Lexington 57-50 on Thursday.The Panthers led 35-23 at halftime and held on for the win.Lucas Rincker led Knob Noster with 21 points Garnett Williams scored 15 points.
The Cole Camp Lady Bluebirds beat Concordia 56-44 on Thursday.Cole Camp outscored the Lady Orioles in each quarter.