Harrisburg girls finish fourth at South Callaway

The Harrisburg girls basketball team had a two-point lead after one quarter in the third-place game of the South Callaway tournament, but a few cold-shooting stretches and a few defensive breakdowns cost the Bulldogs (6-9) in a 51-37 loss to Montgomery County (8-5). “That’s just being a young team, relying on a lot of freshmen…

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Eagle track teams start off on the right foot

The Central Methodist University track and field program opened the season at the Dutch Athletic Classic in Pella, Iowa with excellent team and individual finishes. The CMU men finished first, while the women took second place led by record-setting freshman Antoinette Flowers. Flowers finished first in the 200-meter dash and set a new CMU record…

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CMU wrestlers get first win at Westminster

The Central Methodist men’s wrestling team came back from an early deficit to earn the program’s first dual win 27-24 at Westminster College. The Eagles took a 24-21 lead with three straight pins from Jose Resendez at 165 pounds, Jesse Imbierowicz at 174, and Alex Drmac at 184. The Blue Jays got a pin at…

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Callahan rides off to Transylvania

This fall, Lily Callahan plans to take not only her talents, but also her horses, Moose and Pistol, to Transylvania University. Callahan signed her letter of intent to join the Transylvania eventing team in the Harrisburg High School library on Tuesday, Jan. 14. “I love the horse program,” Callahan said. “They have one of the…

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Eagles surprised by Statesmen in overtime

Brenda Pennington hit a 3-pointer over a double-team with one second left in overtime to give William Penn a 62-60 win over No. 8 Central Methodist on Wednesday night. “They are extremely well coached, their little point guard made an extremely tough shot at the end,” CMU coach Mike Davis said. “A tough, tough, shot.”…

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New Franklin basketball teams host Community

New Franklin 65 Community 32 New Franklin improved to 13-0 after a 65-32 win over Community on Thursday. Tyler Perkins led the Bulldogs with 18 points, while Gavin Bishop finished with 17. New Franklin took a 13-4 lead after one quarter and increased it to 34-10 by halftime. Tre Cowans had 12 points, Tysen Dowell…

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Strong second half propels Falcon JV

The Fayette JV boys went into halftime with 18 points and a two-point lead in Bunceton on Thursday. The Falcons scored 20 points in the fourth quarter and went on to a 46-34 win over Bunceton/Prairie Home. “I thought we did a lot better job on defense (after halftime) and we did well knocking down…

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