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Calloway takes the helm at Central Methodist
7/29/2016

Calloway takes the helm at Central Methodist
By Mike Ursery
Sports Editor

Last year, David Calloway was hired to be the defensive coordinator for the Central Methodist Eagles. This year, he will take on a much bigger role -- head coach.

You must be new here
7/29/2016

by Mike Ursery
Sports Editor

The Lewis and Clark Conference will have several fresh faces this coming fall, adding four teams and giving the district nine teams in all.

New sports editor ready to ‘hit the ground running’
7/26/2016

New sports editor ready to ‘hit the ground running’
by Mike Ursery
Sports Editor

“I wanted to be a sportswriter because I loved sports and I could not hit the curveball, the jump shot or the opposing ball carrier.” - Dick Schaap
My name is Mike Ursery. I’m a 35-year old veteran of the United States Marine Corps and a recent graduate of Missouri State University in Springfield, where I obtained a Bachelor of Arts in print journalism.

Central Methodist holds annual golf tournament
7/26/2016

The Central Methodist University athletic department held its 26th annual Dr. James Leutjen Golf Tournament at Rolling Hills Golf Course in Versailles July 22.
FHS cheerleaders slated for state competition
7/22/2016

FHS cheerleaders slated for state competition
Fayette High School cheerleaders take third place at MCCA Regionals.

By Mason Stornello
Sports Writer

After four months of preparation, on Thursday, the Fayette Falcon competition cheerleading team took their nearly-three-minute routine to compete alongside–and against–25 other teams at the Missouri Cheerleading Coaches Association’s (MCCA) Northeastern Region competition.

Eight players join the Central Methodist women’s basketball program
7/22/2016

Eight players join the Central Methodist women’s basketball program
Central Methodist Women’s Head Coach Mike Davis announces his 2016-17 recruiting class.

Central Methodist University head women’s basketball coach Mike Davis announced Tuesday the signing of eight players who will join the program in time for the 2016-17 season.

CMU Eagle Athletics renews partnership with Alpha Media
7/22/2016

 Central Methodist University and Alpha Media out of Moberly, Mo., announced a new partnership on Wednesday afternoon. With the new deal, all Eagles’ football games in 2016 will continue to be carried on the radio throughout Mid-Missouri and online worldwide following the agreement.
Central’s Wes Davis nominated for Allstate AFCA Good Works Team
7/22/2016

Central’s Wes Davis nominated for Allstate AFCA Good Works Team
Allstate Insurance Company and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) announced last Wednesday 165 nominees for the 2016 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, one of the most coveted off-the-field honors in college football.
Fayette head coaches host Youth Falcon Football Camp
7/22/2016

Fayette head coaches host Youth Falcon Football Camp
By Mason Stornello
Sports Writer

Perhaps with goals of Fayette football program unification in mind, Fayette High School head football coach Roger VanDeZande held a youth fundamentals camp on Monday and Tuesday morning.

CMU boasts 11 teams qualify as scholar-athletes in NAIA
7/22/2016

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced Friday the 1,585 teams that have earned the distinction of Scholar-Teams for the 2015-16 academic year. Central Methodist University placed 11 teams on the list, with the Eagles volleyball team finishing with a school high 3.69 GPA.
2015-16 Hometown Heroes
7/15/2016

2015-16 Hometown Heroes
By Mason Stornello
Sports Writer

All throughout the year, The Fayette Advertiser and The Democrat Leader generally dedicate these pages to the struggles and successes of Howard County high schools and middle schools, and Central Methodist University.

Minute-Man Fayette team takes on Boonville All-Stars
7/12/2016

Minute-Man Fayette team takes on Boonville All-Stars
By Mason Stornello
Sports Writer

This past week, Boonville, a baseball town to its core, announced its Missouri State Babe Ruth 13, 14, and 15 year old All-Star teams. Naturally, the teams and their managers wanted to get some experience under their belts before they go off to their state-wide tournaments later this month.

Young Falcons bulk up for the fall
7/12/2016

Young Falcons bulk up for the fall
Fayette High School head football coach Roger VanDeZande will host a Youth Football Fun camp on Monday and Tuesday, July 18-19, 8-11 am, at the middle school practice field.
CMU Hoops: Central Methodist hosts youth camp
7/8/2016

CMU Hoops: Central Methodist hosts youth camp
This year, CMU hosted their 32nd annual basketball camp under Central Head Coach, Jeff Sherman, who is in his 32nd year at CMU.
Ed Stewart returns to Central Methodist Univ. as a coach
7/8/2016

Ed Stewart returns to Central Methodist Univ. as a coach
Director of Track & Field Mark Nelson announced July 1 that former Central Methodist University track & field standout Edward “Ed” Stewart (2009-13), has been hired as an assistant coach with the track & field teams, in charge of the sprinters and hurdlers.
Adrian signs with CMU Baseball
7/8/2016

Adrian signs with CMU Baseball
Adrian joins Central Methodist from Waubonsee Community College
 Central Methodist University head baseball coach Nate Breland announced July 1, the signing of catcher Zach Adrian (Davenport, Iowa).

NF Bulldogs: Four players named All-State
7/5/2016

NF Bulldogs: Four players named All-State
By Mason Stornello
Sports Writer

There are many honors that a high school baseball player can receive, all the way from being honored individually by their school to receiving recognition for scholarship with Academic-All State. But perhaps the most distinguished title players can receive is their names on the All-State Team roster.

FHS hires new head girls basketball coach
7/5/2016

Centralia’s 200 plus win Jeff Martin comes to Fayette to coach Lady Falcons.


By Mason stornello
Sports Writer
In their June closed personnel session, the Fayette school board accepted resignations from previous girls head basketball coach Morgan Matthews and hired two new coaches.

CMU Eagles baseball signs Brandon Alcala
7/5/2016

CMU Eagles baseball signs Brandon Alcala
Outfielder joins CMU from Laney Community College in Oakland, Calif.

Central Methodist University head baseball coach Nate Breland announced June 26, the signing of outfielder Brandon Alcala (Alameda, Calif.).

Two Marceline grads join CMU men, women teams
7/5/2016

Two Marceline grads join CMU men, women teams
Central Methodist University head men’s and women’s golf coach Jim Ray Kluck announced Tuesday, the signings of Nicki Boone and Brandon Newman (both from Marceline, Mo.).
 
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