Category: Sports

Dudley named assistant coach for Mules basketball

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The UCM Mules have a new assistant coach, hiring Dylan Dudley who spent the previous three seasons as an assistant coach at Division I Tennessee-Martin. “We are excited to have Dylan join our basketball staff,” said Kim Anderson, UCM head basketball coach. “He is an energetic coach with a great deal of… Read more »

Knob Noster falls to St. Paul’s

Knob Noster fell to St. Paul’s Lutheran in two games, 25-8, 25-9, during their first match of the season Monday. “The Lady Panthers nerves showed in their first match of the season,” said coach Jennifer Goodrich. “They were a step behind where they needed to be some of the time. The ladies showed a lot of… Read more »

Crest Ridge loses to Sherwood

The Crest Ridge volleyball team lost to Sherwood Monday in three games, 25-21, 15-25, 24-26. Breanna Wonderly had nine kills and four digs. Melodi Branscum had four kills, Kennedy Dick had eight assists, and Destanie Garza served up five aces, according to coach Angie Flick.

Parks and rec volleyball signups

The Warrensburg Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for fall adult volleyball Leagues. There will be two divisions — coed and women’s. The games will take place on Sundays from Sept. 16-Nov. 4. Each league will play eight regular season games. The leagues’ champions will receive team T-shirts. All games will take place at… Read more »

Verlander struggles as Tigers lose to Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Justin Verlander had one of the worst outings of his career in one unlikely spot. The ace right-hander allowed seven runs in the first two innings and the Detroit Tigers went on to a 9-8 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night. Mike Moustakas had three hits and… Read more »

Red Sox bounce back with 8-6 win over Royals

Story by JIMMY GOLEN (BOSTON, AP) — With a well-placed ground ball up the middle, James Loney showed he can fit in at Fenway Park — just like Chavez Ravine. Loney hit a tying single in his Boston debut, Jacoby Ellsbury drove in the go-ahead run an inning later and the revamped Red Sox bounced… Read more »

After trade, depleted Red Sox lose to Royals 10-9

Story by JIMMY GOLEN (BOSTON, AP) — Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost said he felt his team always had a chance, even after falling behind by six runs after four innings. He must have taken a look at the Red Sox bullpen. Tony Abreu singled home the go-ahead run in the 12th inning, and… Read more »

Tigers blanked by Excelsior Springs

By JASON STRICKLAND (EXCELSIOR SPRINGS)—With several new faces in the starting lineup for the Warrensburg Tiger football team, it was a struggle Friday during the opening game of the season at Excelsior Springs. The 42-0 blowout was not how head coach Scott Grinde wanted to start the season. He said it would be difficult to… Read more »

Wilson leads Seahawks to 44-14 win over Chiefs

Story by DAVE SKRETTA (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Romeo Crennel was anything but the jolly head coach he so often seemed during training camp, stepping to the podium and tritely dissecting a dismal performance by his Chiefs. Just down the hallway, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll couldn’t have been happier. Both of them had just… Read more »

Ciriaco doubles in 2, Red Sox beat Royals 4-3

Story by HOWARD ULMAN (BOSTON, AP) — David Ortiz returned to the lineup, Adrian Gonzalez left it and the Red Sox broke a four-game losing streak. It was an eventful night for Boston’s top two hitters. Ortiz was back after missing 35 games with a right Achilles strain and had two hits and two RBIs… Read more »