Area Sports

Spielbauer sparks Falcon offense

Even with a running clock for the entire fourth quarter, the Fayette girls managed to equal their season-high scoring total in a 69-19 win over Westran on Monday, Feb. 17. Sydney Spielbauer scored a season-high 15 points in the Falcon victory. While the points eventually flowed, Fayette started slow and trailed 4-3 four minutes into…

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Conrow leads Fayette to win

Abbey Conrow tied a career high with 33 points in a 65-50 win over New Bloomfield on Tuesday. Fayette trailed 18-14 after one quarter, but the Falcons made four 3-pointers and went 8-9 at the foul line in the second quarter to take a 38-26 lead into halftime. “We came out in the first quarter…

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Falcons roll over Tigers in Pink Out game

The Falcons started fast and never let up in a 69-52 win over Marceline on February 14. Cale Polson scored 11 points during a 17-6 start and the Falcons led by at least nine points the rest of the way. Friday’s game was a Pink Out, with funds raised benefitting Sarah Henderson, who is battling…

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New Franklin suffers first loss of the season

The third matchup of the season between CAC leaders Slater and New Franklin finally went the Wildcats’ way. Slater handed the Bulldogs their first loss of the season on Tuesday, Feb. 11 by a score of 62-52. Gavin Bishop and Tyler Perkins each scored 21 points in the loss. New Franklin had a slow start…

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Sanford signs with William Jewell

Last week, Jonah Sanford made official his decision to continue his academic and baseball career at William Jewell College. The Harrisburg senior signed his letter of intent in the high school library on Tuesday, Feb. 11. Sanford, who plans to study engineering, was impressed with what William Jewell had to offer on the diamond and…

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Higbee girls take fourth at Brashear

Despite missing 46 3-pointers, the Higbee girls earned a double-digit win over Novinger in the first round on Tuesday. The Tigers grabbed a season-high 69 rebounds and cashed in on nine of 55 3-point attempts in the 46-36 victory. Devin Clark had 17 points, four steals and two blocks in the win. She also led…

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Carr leads Harrisburg to senior night win

Harrisburg led by as many as 13 points in the second half, but Schuyler County scored back-to-back baskets to cut it to 41-34 with three minutes left. Senior Zoe Carr took the ball straight to the basket, and found the net to end the Lady Rams’ momentum. Carli Ellis blocked a shot on the other…

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New Franklin girls come back at Sturgeon

New Franklin came from behind in the final quarter to pick up a 55-53 win at Sturgeon on Friday. The Bulldogs trailed 43-37 heading into the final quarter, but Madelyn Chaney hit a pair of 3-pointers and went 2-2 at the free-throw line over the final eight minutes. Kristen Flick scored six of her 12…

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