Category: Sports

Tigers drop third district game

By JASON STRICKLAND (HARRISONVILLE, Mo., digitalBURG) – The Warrensburg Tigers (0-4) lost their third District 7 game Friday in a 44-0 defeat at the hands of the Harrisonville Wildcats (3-1). With the loss, the Tigers will remain in the final and eighth spot in the district standings. The Wildcats’ win puts them in first place… Read more »

Royals lose 4-3 to Twins in 10 innings

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Kansas City Royals had dropped only two games all year when leading after eight innings. By the end of the day, that number was up to three. Greg Holland walked in a run in the eighth and yielded Trevor Plouffe’s tying homer in the ninth. The Royals went on to a… Read more »

Crestridge volleyball beats Archie

Crest Ridge defeated Archie Thursday in three games, dropping the first game 25-16 and winning the next two 25-14, 25-23. “After coming off a huge win Tuesday, we were having some trouble with serve receive in the first game,” said coach Angie Flick. “We fixed it during the second half of the first game and… Read more »

Parks department starts youth competitive basketball league

Warrensburg Parks and Recreation recently added a Youth Competitive Basketball League to its fall programs. The league is for boys and girls in grades 4-5 and grades 6-8. The fee is $225 per team. Teams will play an eight-game season. Grades 4-5 will play on Monday nights, Oct. 22-Dec. 17. Grades 6-8 will play on… Read more »

Mules punter national special teams player of week

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — Central Missouri senior punter Matt Jordan was named the National Special Teams Player of the Week after his performance in the 31-21 win over No. 3 Northwest Missouri last weekend. The Ozark, Mo., native was already named MIAA Special Teams Player of the Week. Jordan helped UCM control the field position… Read more »

Royals throttle Twins 9-1

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Josh Willingham lost a fly ball in the twilight. Two baserunners were thrown out trying to steal. They had 11 hits and managed only one run. It was that kind of night for the Minnesota Twins. Ben Revere had three hits, but Minnesota left 10 runners on base in a 9-1 loss… Read more »

Mules golf finish in third at Pittsburg State Invitational

PITTSBURG, Kan. — The Central Missouri Mules golf squad finished in third place after shooting a final round 302 at the Pittsburg State Invitational at Crestwood Country Club Tuesday. UCM finished 10 shots back of tournament champion Washburn and four shots behind MIAA newcomer Central Oklahoma in the first MIAA sanctioned event of the season…. Read more »

Crest Ridge downs Barstow

Crest Ridge defeated Barstow Tuesday on the road, winning in three games 22-25, 26-24 and 26-24. “Our girls came out fighting,” said coach Angie Flick. “The girls knew Barstow was a tough team and we fought for every point. This was a great win for our team and I couldn’t be more proud of how… Read more »

Mules sweep MIAA Football Player of the Week awards

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Fresh off their 31-21 win over No. 3 Northwest Missouri on Saturday, the Mules football team swept the MIAA Player of the Week Awards. Quarterback Colter Smith was named Offensive Player of the Week, linebacker Joe Carter was Defensive Player of the Week and punter Matt Jordan was named Special Teams… Read more »

Mules Cross Country finishes first, Jennies second in Mule Run

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – University of Central Missouri Mules Cross Country finished first and the Jennies placed second in the annual Mule Run at Keth Memorial Golf Course Friday evening. In the men’s race, the Mule’s top performance was Adam Tredway, who finished fourth with a time of 20:59.00. Other top-10 finishers for the Mules were… Read more »