Category: Sports

Ryan with 4 TDs as Falcons beat Chiefs 40-24

By DAVE SKRETTA (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The Falcons gladly took advantage of a short-handed Chiefs defense Sunday. Matt Ryan threw for 299 yards and three touchdowns, one of them to tight end Tony Gonzalez in his return to Kansas City, and Atlanta used a second-half surge to pull away for a 40-24 victory…. Read more »

Mules down rival Northwest

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — The Mules jumped to a 24-7 first-half lead Saturday and held off No. 3 Northwest Missouri for a 31-21 upset win at Walton Stadium. The Mules went four for four on red zone chances as they rebounded from a 38-26 week one loss on the road at Missouri Western. Colter Smith went 28-44… Read more »

Turnovers cost Tigers in loss to Grain Valley

By Jason Strickland (GRAIN VALLEY, Mo, digitalBURG) – Turnovers cost the Warrensburg Tigers a chance to win (0-3) Friday night in a 16-6 loss to the Grain Valley Eagles (1-2). The Tigers coughed up the football five times, none bigger than the Logan Means fumble inside the 10-yard line in the first quarter. The Tigers… Read more »

Jennies Golf finishes fifth at UNK Fall Classic

(AXTELL, Neb.) — The Central Missouri Jennies golf team completed the first tournament in program history with a fifth-place finish at the Nebraska-Kearney Women’s Fall Classic. The Jens fired a two-round score of 728 to tie for fifth place. Missouri Western won the team title with a team score of 654. The top finisher for… Read more »

Bates shares MIAA Athlete of the Week honors

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — UCM’s Julia Bates was recently named MIAA Specialist of the Week. Bates helped lead Central Missouri to a 3-1 record over the weekend including a victory over No. 10 Indianapolis. She reached the 50-assist mark three times and had 48 assists when the Jennies defeated UI. She had 50 assists in… Read more »

Tiger girls fourth at LSN Invitational

(LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo.) – The Warrensburg girls cross country team took fourth in the Lee’s Summit North Invitational Saturday, Sept. 1 at Longview Community College. The times for individual runners were not available. Shannon Ward took 15th out of 55 runners; Brooke Guiot, 28th; Kelly Blunt, 31st; Ali Landrum, 34th; Kaci English, 44th; Nicole Schneider,… Read more »

Tigers win LSN Invitational

(LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo.) – The Warrensburg cross country team won the Lee’s Summit North Invitational Saturday, Sept. 1 at Longview Community College. Three Tigers placed in the top 10 in the 2.1-mile race out of 73 runners – Trent Classen, fourth, 11:36; Alex Burson, sixth, 11:43; and J.P. Espinoza, seventh, 11 :45. Max Burson placed… Read more »

Jennies down Mavericks in final minutes

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – University of Central Missouri Jennies’ soccer (2-0) picked up a 2-1 win over Minnesota State University (1-1) Sunday afternoon at home. The Jennies used two goals in the second half to go a perfect 2-0 in their first two matches of the season. The Jennies and Mavericks battled in the first half,… Read more »

Vasquez makes first start for Twins in 6-4 loss

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Esmerling Vasquez had minimum success as a reliever in the majors, but Minnesota believe he was miscast. The Twins see Vasquez’s future is in the rotation. After 141 relief appearances over three seasons with Arizona, Vasquez made his first major league start Sunday, a 6-4 loss to the Kansas City… Read more »