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State-bound Falcons: Fayette sends seven athletes to state track in six events
5/20/2015

State-bound Falcons: Fayette sends seven athletes to state track in six events
Saturday continued a promising season for the Fayette track and field team at the Class 2 Sectional 2 meet in Jefferson City.
A season ago, the Falcons qualified for state in three events. This year, they’ll participate in double that number.
Fayette qualified for the Class 2 State Track and Field Championships in six of its 12 events at the sectional meet. Those seven athletes — five girls and two boys — will compete again in Jefferson City on Friday and Saturday with a chance to receive All-State honors.


It all comes down to this
5/20/2015

It all comes down to this
With 18 holes left in their 2015 season, Fayette freshman Blake Dawson and senior Sam Zimmel found themselves tied with each other after Monday’s opening round of the Class 1 State Golf Championships at Meadow Lake Acres Country Club in New Bloomfield.
Both Dawson and Zimmel were tied for 50th place out of 88 golfers after the first day, each shooting a 20-over par 92.



Lady Jackets break relay record at sectionals
5/20/2015

Lady Jackets break relay record at sectionals
Glasgow will spend quite a bit of time this offseason updating the track and field record board hanging on the wall in the high school gym. For good measure, the Lady Jackets went ahead and knocked off one more school record.
The Glasgow girls 4x400-meter relay team was one of three sectional track champions on Saturday at the Class 1 Sectional 3 meet in Clinton. The team of Caitlin Yung, Kristin Stockhorst, Julia Kramm and Makayla Fuemmeler broke the fourth Lady Jackets school record of the season, winning the relay in a time of 4:17.33.


Harrisburg qualifies 16 athletes for state track
5/20/2015

Harrisburg qualifies 16 athletes for state track
This time last year, Harrisburg’s track and field season was finished.
The Lowell Eaton Community Track was empty all week. There was no track practice to prepare for the upcoming State Track and Field Championships.
Well, Harrisburg’s track is going to be plenty busy this week.
After failing to qualify in any event last season at state, Harrisburg will send 16 athletes to Jefferson City this weekend. The boys and girls combined to qualify for state in 12 of their 18 sectional events.


Fayette’s season ends with opening-round loss to Sturgeon
5/20/2015

Sturgeon scored six runs in the bottom of the fifth inning, winning the other Class 2 District 7 first round game over Fayette 10-0.


Harrisburg baseball wins in extra innings over Cairo
5/20/2015

For the second-straight game, Harrisburg benefitted from some late-inning heroics. This time, it extended the Bullodgs’ season.
Will DiStefano singled to right field with one out in the bottom of the eighth inning, scoring Trey Freeman to give the fourth-seeded Bulldogs a 3-2 win over Cairo in extra innings Monday night in the first round of the Class 2 District 7 tournament.


Maupin leads way for New Franklin in three events at sectionals
5/20/2015

Maupin leads way for New Franklin in three events at sectionals
New Franklin head coach Adam Quest was more than pleased following Saturday’s Class 1 Sectional 3 track and field meet at Clinton.
New Franklin competed in 10 events at sectionals, and of those 10, seven qualified for this weekend’s State Track and Field Championships in Jefferson City.





Higbee track season ends at sectionals
5/20/2015

Freshmen Geocie Sager and Jason Hudson failed to qualify for state at Saturday’s sectional competition in St. Louis, ending the season for Higbee track.


Driftwood Outdoors: Trip to Kansas extends turkey hunting season
5/20/2015

Driftwood Outdoors: Trip to Kansas extends turkey hunting season
When the clock struck 1 p.m. on May 10, Missouri’s 2015 spring turkey season ended. I still had two tags in my pocket. Ending the season without taking a gobbler didn’t bother me. Not turkey hunting anymore did. So I packed up and headed to Kansas, where the season stays open a few weeks longer.





Eagles win NAIA Opening Round title
5/20/2015

Eagles win NAIA Opening Round title
Central Methodist softball history was made Wednesday afternoon at Cox Softball Complex in Fayette.
It took eight innings, but Central Methodist — the No. 8-ranked team in the NAIA — outlasted Bellevue 4-2 in the championship game of the Central Methodist Bracket in the NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round. This season marks the school’s first Opening Round championship win and the Eagles will advance to the NAIA World Series at Morningside College, which will be held from May 22-28 in Sioux City, Iowa.


CMS boys win Lewis & Clark track championship
5/20/2015

CMS boys win Lewis & Clark track championship
The Clark Middle School boys have made it a habit of winning conference titles during the basketball season. That success, however, hadn’t quite carried over to the track and field season. Each of the past two years, the Falcons have finished in fourth place at the Lewis & Clark Conference track and field meet.
Well, now Fayette can boast two boys conference middle school titles in one season. The Falcons won the 2015 Lewis & Clark Conference track and field championship on Tuesday in Westran, posting 132 points. They finished well ahead of second-place Marceline by 45 points.


Spring sports banquet
5/20/2015

Spring sports banquet
Fayette High School honored its spring sports athletes at a banquet on Wednesday night.






Bulldogs beat Santa Fe for 18th win
5/20/2015

New Franklin wrapped up its regular season on Wednesday with a 5-2 win over Santa Fe at Waverly.
The Bulldogs held a 3-0 lead for much of the game, benefitting from an RBI double by Dylan Johnson in the first inning and an RBI single by Tanner White in the second inning.


Fayette fall to Pilot Grove on Senior Night
5/20/2015

Fayette dropped its fourth-straight game with a 13-2 loss in Tuesday’s regular-season finale at Estes Field.


Harrisburg wins at Jamestown in regular-season finale
5/20/2015

Down to its final three outs, Harrisburg rallied to score three runs in the top of the seventh, beating Jamestown 4-3 on the road Tuesday night.
With two outs in the seventh and Cade Combs and Brendan Gray on base, Blake Gipson hit a three-run home run to turn a potential Harrisburg loss into a thrilling victory.


Eagles top Cougars in opener
5/20/2015

Eagles top Cougars in opener
Central Methodist picked up a win in its first game of the 2015 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round on Monday. The top-seeded Eagles defeated No. 4 seed Columbia College 6-3 in the first round of the Central Methodist Bracket at Cox Softball Complex in Fayette.




Falcons qualify 13 athletes for sectionals in 12 events
5/20/2015

Falcons qualify 13 athletes for sectionals in 12 events
The bus for track and field sectionals is getting fuller and fuller for Fayette, as numbers continue to grow in 2015.
The boys and girls track teams will advance 13 athletes in 12 different events following Saturday’s Class 2 District 3 meet in Linn. The Fayette girls finished with 49 points to take fifth place out of 12 schools, while the boys tallied 43 points to finish in eighth place.
Making this season more special is that Fayette is qualifying athletes for sectionals in events in which Fayette rarely competes in beyond the district meet.


Fayette golf qualifies two for Class 1 state tourney
5/20/2015

Fayette golf qualifies two for Class 1 state tourney
For the first time since 2012, the Fayette High School golf team will send multiple golfers to the Class 1 State Golf Championships this season.
Freshman Blake Dawson and senior Sam Zimmel each made the cut for the state tournament during Monday’s Class 1 Sectional 3 round at L.A. Nickell Golf Course in Columbia. Dawson tied for fifth place out of 50 golfers, shooting a 13-over par 83. Meanwhile, Zimmel finished in a tie for 12th place with an 18-hole score of 89.



Glasgow wins third-straight district title
5/20/2015

The Glasgow girls track and field team is mastering the art of winning this season.
For the 12th time in 13 meets, the Lady Jackets won the team standings in Saturday’s Class 1 District 5 meet at Marshall. Glasgow won its third-consecutive district championship, scoring 150 points, holding off second-place Santa Fe by 10 points.
The Glasgow boys came in third place with 121.5 points, finishing 61 points behind district champion Hardin-Central.


New Franklin girls 4x200-meter relay leads way at districts
5/20/2015

The Lady Bulldogs won two event districts titles Saturday in Marshall, propelling themselves to a third-place finish behind Glasgow and Santa Fe with 68 points. Since winning the district championship in 2012, the New Franklin girls have finished third in districts in each of the past three seasons.


 
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