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Eagles win home conference thriller

The Central Methodist men’s basketball team won a back-and-forth thriller over Mount Mercy 74-71, Monday at home.  With the win, Central improves to 8-11 and 5-9 in the Heart, while the … more

CMU women’s basketball posts third straight double-digit victory

The Central Methodist women’s basketball team won its third straight contest with a 77-56 victory over Grand View University Saturday afternoon in Des Moines, Iowa.  With the win, the … more

Bottomley sets new record in shot put, wins weight throw at winter series

Several Eagles on both the men’s and women’s sides earned top finishes and set new personal bests at the second weekend of the Graceland Indoor Winter Series on Friday. CMU dominated … more

Senior receiver Kaden Polson signs with Mo. Valley

Fayette High School receiver Kaden Polson committed to play football at the next level. On Friday, the senior made it official when he signed with the Missouri Valley Vikings next season. Polson … more

Fayette senior DT Robert Saunders to play in Blue-Grey All-American Bowl

Fayette defensive tackle Robert Saunders will play in the Blue-Grey All-American Bowl on Monday. Saunders, a senior, was chosen after giving strong performance before college coaches in a football … more

Fayette boys unbeaten at home

The Fayette Falcons remain undefeated at home following a high-energy win, 86-67, over Southwest Livingston on Wednesday night. Fayette leaped right out of the gate on a 3-pointer and layup by … more

Falcon girls dominate second half in win over Southwest Livingston

Leading by five after two quarters of action, the Fayette Lady Falcon basketball team outscored Southwestern Livingston 28-7 in the second half to win 47-21 in Wednesday’s non-conference matchup … more

Schleeter banks 29 as Falcons edge Harrisburg

It is a rare treat to watch a high school basketball player who has scored 1,000 points in his career. Even more rare is the opportunity to watch two players square off against each other after they … more

Fayette girls drop opener

The sixth-seeded Fayette girls couldn’t shake of the rust fast enough to hold of third-seeded Bunceton/Prairie Home in the opening round of the New Franklin Tournament on Monday.  The … more

NF Girls win nailbiter in opening round

An untimely timeout may have cost Pilot Grove the game in Monday night’s opening round of the 92nd Annual New franklin basketball tournament as the New Franklin Lady Bulldogs came from behind … more

Righting a Wrong


Over the years, baseball fans have celebrated what my old friend, attorney John Whiteside, refers to as the “principle of moments.” This involves those moments when all things come … more

Fayette roundballers stand ground against Class 5 Moberly

While neither team came away with a win, both the Lady Falcons and Falcons played with a tenacity on Saturday against a Class 5 school that would allow them to walk away with heads held high, despite … more

Glasgow Lady Jackets: Our style? We work hard

The 2019-20 Glasgow Lady Jackets went 13-14 on the year and lost one senior, point guard Krista Monnig. That leaves three seniors and two juniors in the starting lineup for the 2020-21 season and … more

2020-21 Glasgow Yellowjackets turn to basics

With only one big man, Glasgow head coach Mick Cropp realizes what every good coach does: going back to basic fundamentals will be their strongpoint. Losing two seniors from a … more

After loss in district final, Harrisburg girls pick up where they left off

Harrisburg girls basketball coach Ryan Richardson said “We lost to Eugene last year in the district championship game as we were playing our best basketball of the year. This season, … more

Youth will prevail when Harrisburg boys hit the court

The Harrisburg Bulldogs boys basketball team, losing only two seniors from last years team that played in the district semifinals last season, look to improve on last years record of 12-14. During … more

New Franklin Boys take fourth at Glasgow

After losing the first game in pool play to the Slater Wildcats 60-28, no one could have blamed the New Franklin Bulldogs boys basketball team had they been leery stepping onto the court for their … more

New Franklin Girls finish third in Glasgow

Junior Abby Maupin led the New Franklin Lady Bulldogs to a fourth-place finish in the Glasgow Invitational as coach Morgan Vetter’s girls split their first two games before dropping the … more

Fayette girls start 2-1 on season

Going into the consolation game of the 90th Glasgow Invitational Basketball Tournament the Lady Falcons of Fayette were sitting at 1-1 on the season after Thursday night’s second-round win over … more

Glasgow girls take second, Cairo wins boys division

The Lady Jackets of Glasgow took second in the girls division of the Glasgow Tournament. Going into the third quarter of Saturday’s championship game with a one-point lead it looked as if it … more
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