Area Sports

No. 1 Eagles move on to quarterfinal round

The No. 1 Central Methodist men’s soccer team took another step towards defending its national championship, beating Georgia Gwinnett 7-1 to advance to the quarterfinal round of the NAIA men’s soccer national tournament.   Alberto Pangrazzi scored twice in the first half to tie, and then break Central Methodist’s single season goal record of 20…

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Falcons come back to beat Westran

Fayette overcomes early offensive struggles to win first game  It took the Fayette offense most of the game to get warmed up in the first contest of the season on Monday night.  Luckily, the defense kept Westran close enough for a late comeback and a 49-48 Fayette win in the first round of the Glasgow…

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Higbee girls earn first win 31-28 at Bevier

Macey Whisenand scored all 15 points of her points in the first half as the Higbee girls defeated Bevier 31-28 for their first win of the season.  The Tigers took an 18-10 lead after 16 minutes, but scored just two points in the third quarter, allowing Bevier to go ahead in the fourth.  Victoria Gibson’s…

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Lanay Rodney leads Eagles in wins

The No. 12 Central Methodist women’s basketball team  bounced back from its first loss of the season with an 87-56 win over Midland University on Saturday and a 97-87 win over Missouri Valley on Monday.  CMU (8-1) allowed just five first-quarter points in the win over Midland. Lanay Rodney led four player in double figures…

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Perfect season ends as CMU women fall 4-3 in penalty kicks

The No. 5 Central Methodist University women’s soccer program was eliminated in the Round of 16 at the NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championship after a 4-3 shootout decision against Eastern Oregon. CMU concludes the season with an overall record of 22-1 after making its third straight appearance in the NAIA national tournament. Both teams were…

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Glasgow girls pick up first-round victory

Glasgow started the game with a 7-0 run and never trailed in a 60-48 win over La Plata in the opening round of the Glasgow tournament on Monday night.  Brenna Hubbard scored eight of the Lady Jackets’ first ten points as Glasgow took a 10-3 lead. Then it was Malia Carmack finding a rhythm with…

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Bulldogs struggle against Eagles

  Harrisburg was unable to dig out of a 20-point first quarter hole in a 66-38 loss to Southern Boone on Tuesday, Nov. 26.  Tanner Lanes scored 11 points and Jace Carr finished with 10 for the Bulldogs in the loss.   Harrisburg trailed 20-0 after the first quarter. Coach Kyle Fisher was frustrated with…

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Slow start dooms Harrisburg

Baylie Combs scored 17 points for Harrisburg in a 76-33 loss to Southern Boone on Tuesday, Nov. 26.  The Eagles jumped out to a 32-7 lead which included a 17-0 first quarter run. Kailey Franklin made a pair of 3-pointers, which were the only Harrisburg points in the first quarter.  After struggling to either pass…

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Eagles shock No. 9 Evangel

The Eagles had shown flashes of proficiency on the football field over the season, but they had failed to put a complete game together against a team with a winning record. That changed Saturday as Central Methodist had its way with No. 9 Evangel for 60 minutes in a 42-7 win on senior day at…

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Falcons can’t overcome mistakes at Carrollton

The Fayette football team was in position to recover from three first-half fumbles on Friday, trailing 13-8 with the ball at Carrollton’s 20-yard line early in the third quarter. A fourth fumble turned out to be a back-breaker. The Trojans drove 80 yards, scored on a 56-yard touchdown pass on third-and-13 and eventually took the…

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