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Lady Falcons shut out Higbee
9/30/2016

Lady Falcons shut out Higbee
BY MIKE URSERY
SPORTS EDITOR
The Fayette Lady Falcons (7-11) won two of three games in grand fashion this week, capping it off with a 15-0 shutout against the Higbee Lady Tigers (0-13) on Sept. 29 in Fayette.

Harrisburg honors seniors with big win
9/30/2016

BY MIKE URSERY
SPORTS EDITOR
The Harrisburg Lady Bulldogs (4-14) bid farewell to three seniors on Sept. 27.
Outfielder Jessica Merritt, Catcher Shelby Simmons and shortstop Sara Colyer were all honored on the field at the conclusion of Harrisburg’s 15-5 win over the Paris Lady Tigers.

Lady Bulldogs win at Cairo to force 3-way tie for first in CAC
9/30/2016

BY MIKE URSERY
SPORTS EDITOR
The New Franklin Lady Bulldogs (12-7) traveled to Cairo, Missouri, on Sept. 28 to face the Northeast Lady Bearcats, and left Cairo with a share of Central Activities Conference title.
Senior pitcher Cassie Armentrout was the winning pitcher, giving up eight runs on eight hits over seven innings while striking out five hitters and issuing two walks.

For some Major League Baseball teams, the postseason has already started
9/30/2016

BY MIKE URSERY
SPORTS EDITOR
It seems like this happens every year. The St. Louis Cardinals always seem to pull out some kind of devil magic and win a game they shouldn’t have. What is it about this team? How do they keep doing this?

CMU claims 3-0 victory over Avila
9/30/2016

 The Central Methodist University volleyball team defeated the Avila University Eagles in straight sets on Tuesday evening, by a final of 3-0. Final scores were: 26-24, 25-21, and 25-19.

Cross country meet to be held at Fayette City Park
9/30/2016

Central Missouri Athletics Circuit (CMAC) is in its third year of youth cross country.
This meet is available to ALL boys and girls ages 6-14 years old (born 2002-2010). 6-8 year olds will compete in 2K, 9-10 and 11-12 years olds will run a 3K, and the 13-14 year olds will run a 4K.

E. Donnall Thomas, Jr. Inspires Simpler Style
9/30/2016

BY BRANDON BUTLER
E. Donnall Thomas, Jr. isn’t your average outdoor writer. If you’re a reader of Traditional Bowhunter Magazine or Gray’s Sporting Journal, then you’re already aware of his immense talent for telling stories. Yet, I believe what differentiates Don lies deeper than his ability to string words. I believe his true strength is found in an unwavering, principled approach to simplicity and a burning desire to share with us, his readers, inspiration for not taking ourselves too seriously.

Homecoming heartbreak
9/27/2016

Homecoming heartbreak
BY MIKE URSERY
SPORTS EDITOR
Things turned south in a hurry in the second quarter, and the Fayette Falcons (3-3, 3-2 Lewis and Clark) were unable to make up the deficit in the second half, losing 28-20 to the Paris Coyotes (2-4, 2-4 Lewis and Clark) on Sept. 23.

On to the next game
9/27/2016

BY Mike Ursery
SPORTS EDITOR

I’m not going to say anything in this piece about last week’s game. It’s in the past, and I know everyone wants to put it behind them and look ahead to the next game.

Bulldogs win shootout against Missouri Military Academy
9/27/2016

BY MIKE URSERY
SPORTS EDITOR
The Harrisburg Bulldogs (1-5) won a wild shootout 44-42 against the Missouri Military Academy Colonels (2-4) in Mexico, Missouri, on Sept. 23.

Lady Bulldogs come from behind to beat Hallsville
9/27/2016

BY MIKE URSERY
SPORTS EDITOR
The New Franklin Lady Bulldogs (11-5) rode a late rally to defeat the Hallsville Lady Indians (6-8) 11-7 at Cox Softball Complex in Fayette, Missouri, on Sept. 26.

Yellowjackets beat Eagles with trick play
9/27/2016

BY MIKE URSERY
SPORTS EDITOR
The Central Methodist Eagles (1-4) were on the losing end of a dramatic finish against the Graceland Yellowjackets (2-3), dropping a 28-27 contest at Davis Field on Sept. 24.
Graceland place kicker Wade Metcalf made the game-winning 27-yard field goal with no time left on the clock to seal the victory for the Yellowjackets.

Men’s soccer Eagles take down No. 3 Missouri Valley College
9/27/2016

BY MIKE URSERY
SPORTS EDITOR
The Central Methodist men’s soccer Eagles (6-2-1, 2-1-0 HAAC) earned a signature win by defeating the No. 17 Missouri Valley College Vikings (3-4-1, 0-2-1 HAAC) 3-1 in Moberly, Missouri, on Sept. 25.

New Franklin wins on Senior Day
9/23/2016

New Franklin wins on Senior Day
BY MIKE URSERY
SPORTS EDITOR
The New Franklin Lady Bulldogs (10-2) recognized four seniors on Senior Day and defeated the Harrisburg Lady Bulldogs (3-9) 11-0 in five innings on Sept. 20 at New Franklin High School.
New Franklin recognized seniors Cassie Armentrout, Madison Maupin, Jasmine Himmelberg and Kaitlyn Utterback at the end of the game.

For some Major League Baseball teams, the postseason has already started
9/23/2016

by Mike Ursery
SPORTS EDITOR
 It’s that time of year again. The calendar is about to flip over to October.
The weather is going to get cooler (unless you live in Missouri, where the temperature is still in the mid 90s in late September), and the Major League Baseball regular season is nearing its end.

Lady Falcons lose to Marceline
9/23/2016

Lady Falcons lose to Marceline
by Mike Ursery
SPORTS EDITOR
The Fayette Lady Falcons (5-10) dropped an 11-0 decision to the Marceline Lady Tigers (13-4) on Sept. 22 at Fayette High School.

Eagles continue to roll after earning eighth straight win
9/23/2016

Eagles continue to roll after earning eighth straight win
BY MIKE URSERY
SPORTS EDITOR
The Central Methodist women’s soccer Eagles (8-0-0, 2-0-0 HAAC) remained undefeated after defeating the Avila Eagles (2-4-1, 0-1-0 HAAC) 4-1 at Davis Field on Sept. 20.
“It’s a great start,” head coach Dan Schmidlin said. “We’re now 8-0 and 2-0 in conference. It’s a great start to the season.”

Eagles sweep Wildcats for fifth straight win
9/23/2016

Eagles sweep Wildcats for fifth straight win
BY MIKE URSERY
SPORTS EDITOR

The Central Methodist volleyball Eagles (16-3, 2-0 HAAC) defeated the Culver-Stockton Wildcats (3-11, 0-2 HAAC) 3-0 on Sept. 20 at Puckett Field House.

Men’s soccer Eagles earn first conference win
9/23/2016

BY MIKE URSERY
SPORTS EDITOR
The Central Methodist men’s soccer Eagles (5-2-1, 1-1-0 HAAC) defeated the Avila Eagles (0-6-1, 0-1-0 HAAC) 5-1 on Sept. 20 at Davis Field.

Chautauqua County a great place for sportsmen
9/23/2016

BY BRANDON BUTLER
New York. Those two little words represent a metropolis. When most folks think of New York, their minds automatically turn to the city. Millions of people, skyscrapers, honking taxis, the Yankees and paper-thin pizza are common correlations to New York City.

 
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