Category: Sports

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 »

Jennies fall to Tampa, defeat Lock Haven

(PENSACOLA, Fla.) – In what turned out to be a long final day at the Hemmingway’s Island Grill Invitational at West Florida, the Jennies split a pair of five-set matches, falling to Tampa before knocking off Lock Haven (Pa.). UCM lost to Tampa 25-14, 25-22, 11-25, 25-27, 8-15, and then defeated Lock Haven (Pa.) 30-28,… Read more »

Pleasant Hill runs over Tigers

By JASON STRICKLAND (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — The combined score of the first two games of Warrensburg Tiger football: 76-7. The Tigers followed up a 42-0 loss at Excelsior Springs last week with a 34-7 loss in Friday’s home opener against Pleasant Hill (1-1). “We have a bunch of guys that just haven’t played a… Read more »

Before SEC play, Missouri gets warm-up game

R.B. FALLSTROM ST. LOUIS (AP) — Before Missouri dives head-first into the Southeastern Conference schedule, there’s an opportunity to iron out a few kinks. Southeastern Louisiana serves as the warm-up act on Saturday night for the Tigers, who open SEC play next weekend against No. 6 Georgia. Nobody can deny the anticipation, and there is… Read more »

Knob Noster defeats Sherwood

The Knob Noster Lady Panthers defeated Sherwood in two games at home Thursday night, 25-15, 25-21. “The ladies came out with a passion for volleyball and were aggressive on offense leading to continuous momentum throughout the match,” said head coach Jennifer Goodrich. “Sherwood was a very scrappy team and made some amazing plays, but we… Read more »

Mules fall to Missouri Western in opener

The No. 18-ranked Missouri Western squad led 28-7 at the half and held off a second-half charge by Central Missouri to pull out a 38-26 season-opening victory Thursday at Spratt Stadium. The Griffons took advantage of three interceptions, scoring both their second-quarter touchdowns off turnovers. [email_link]