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Bulldogs’ season ends in sectional round

After New Franklin’s 70-64 overtime loss to Eugene in the sectional round of the state basketball tournament, the gymnasium at Helias Catholic cleared out. Except for a group of fans in blue … more

Eagles hit a half-dozen homers in double-header split at Mount Mercy

The Central Methodist baseball team hit five home runs in a 14-1 win over Mount Mercy on Saturday. However, the Mustangs came back in the second game of the double header to end the Eagles’ … more

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After Central Methodist defeated Culver-Stockton on Saturday, Feb. 22, the Eagles celebrated a conference championship on the court at Puckett Field House. And then they left. Players and fans … more

Bulldogs go back-to-back

There was no panic in the New Franklin huddle when six-seed Smithton scored six in a row to pull within a point of the top-seeded Bulldogs with one quarter remaining in the district final. The … more

Falcons fall to Stover in the second round

Fayette’s basketball season came to an end on Wednesday with a 72-45 loss to Stover in the district semifinals. The Falcons trailed 15-11 early in the second quarter when the Bulldogs took … more

Fayette ends season with quarterfinal loss

The Falcons ran into a hot-shooting Slater team in the district quarterfinals and couldn’t match the Wildcat offense in a 78-60 loss on Tuesday. Cale Polson led Fayette with 14 points in his … more

Falcons come together on senior night

Abbey Conrow is the engine that powers the Fayette girls basketball team. She leads the Falcons in scoring, rebounds, assists, and steals. She takes 28 percent of the team’s shots and scores … more

Eagles clinch Heart title with thrilling finish

Central Methodist had missed all 11 of its second-half 3-point tries when Mercedes Jefflo found Taylor Victorine in the corner with six minutes left in a tie ball game. Victorine, who had not … more

Fayette finds another gear in overtime win over Paris

Momentum was firmly on the side of Paris at the end of regulation on Tuesday. Fayette had let a 10-point fourth-quarter lead slip away as the Coyotes closed the quarter on a 14-4 run to tie it up … more

Falcons stay calm under pressure

The seventh lead change of the game came on a Cole Camp 3-pointer in the fourth quarter during an 8-1 run for the Bluebirds. Fayette trailed 44-41 with just a few minutes left in the season for … more

Falcons get balanced scoring in loss

Despite a career-high 12 points from Kylea Hoover, the Falcons were unable to snap Scotland County’s winning streak on Friday. The Tigers (17-3) left Fayette (4-13) with a 54-31 victory, their … more

Falcons best Tigers as Schleeter scores 1,000th point

In the middle of the first quarter on Friday, from the left side of the court just outside of the 3-point line, Kyle Schleeter pulled up and launched a shot.He’s taken thousands of shot on that … more

Slater takes New Franklin to the wire in rematch

New Franklin played near-perfect basketball over the final minutes of the first half on Thursday at Slater. The Bulldogs finished the second quarter on a 22-4 run and scored the final 12 points of … more

Salmon and New Franklin hold off Slater

The New Franklin girls led by as many as 11 points in the fourth quarter at Slater on Thursday, but that lead was down to one when Addy Salmon stepped to the free-throw line with 30 seconds … more

Gibson scores a career-high 37 points in senior night win

William Gibson poured in a career-high 37 points in Higbee’s 68-35 senior night victory over Bucklin-Macon County on Friday. The Tigers’ only other senior, Seth Kirby, made his 23rd … more

Bottomley's record throw highlights week in sports at CMU

Central Methodist junior Taylor Bottomley set a new school record in the (indoor) shot put with a throw of 49-5.5 at Central Missouri’s Mule Relays on Saturday. The Harrisburg graduate broke the … more

Bulldog teammates reach 1,000 points

New Franklin seniors Gavin Bishop and Tyler Perkins each reached 1,000 career points during the Bulldogs’ 20th win of the season, a 63-43 victory over Brunswick on Friday. Bishop finished with … more

Jackets win two on Courtwarming night

Glasgow 41, Sturgeon 15 The Glasgow girls (9-9) earned a victory with a dominant defensive game in a 41-15 win over Sturgeon on Friday. The Lady Jackets allowed four points or less in each quarter … more

Harrisburg drops two games

The Harrisburg boys lost both games in the Southern Boone Tournament, falling 70-36 to the tournament host on Tuesday, and 65-43 to Hallsville on Thursday. Both the Harrisburg boys and girls will … more

Fayette brings energy in win over Slater

The Fayette girls out-scrapped Slater in the second half to reach the consolation final of the Wildcat Classic with a 39-34 win. It wasn’t pretty offensively, but the Falcons had enough energy … more
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