delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 21:35:43 +0000 Bruins take advantage of squeeze play gone bad in 7-2 win over Pirates Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:45:36 +0000 Chris Bowie With one out in the top-half of the seventh and the game tied at 2-all, Rock Bridge coach Justin Towe did what head coach Tim Edwards was probably thinking one inning earlier with the bases loaded and one out.
Except the move by Towe paid off on a squeeze play [...]]]>
Citizen's Community Bank, Walmart win by shutouts in 10U season opener Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:42:28 +0000 Chris Bowie While CCB blanked 87 Diner 5-0 in six innings, Walmart prevailed by CARSTAR 1-0 in the nightcap.
CCB, 1-0 on the season, scored one run in the first and four again in the third against 87 Diner.
Kortney Kendrick pitched five innings to pick up the win in the circle for CCB while Jerzee Cantrell pitched one inning in relief.
For 87 [...]]]>
Windsor captures meet medalist honors with even par 35 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:40:39 +0000 Chris Bowie In the final-team standings, Father Tolton defeated Boonville 153-184.
As for Windsor, who was fresh off a tournament championship at Moberly on Tuesday, the junior  finished the meet with nine pars [...]]]>
Lyons captures high-point medalist honors at CAC Track Meet Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:38:47 +0000 Chris Bowie Breshears wins high-point medalist; New Franklin MS also captures title Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:36:59 +0000 Chris Bowie Breshears also ran a leg on the  4 x 100-meter relay team along with Grace Hundley, Nicole Blumer and Jordan Leighton, which finished second in a time of 1:01.74.
As for the first-place finishes by Breshears, she won the 200-meter dash in 32.59 seconds and high jump at 4’-6". She [...]]]>
Windsor wins 4-hole playoff in Moberly Invitational Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:35:06 +0000 Chris Bowie While finishing in a four-way tie for first after 18 holes with Alec Abel of Hannibal, Jordan Mehaffy and Davis Soderberg of St. Charles West, Windsor and the three golfers had their play extended for another four holes. However, in the end, Windsor was good enough to capture first with a 6-over par 76.
Boonville [...]]]>
Monteer, Edwards, Ficken and boys 4x100 nab first in Lexington Meet Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:33:22 +0000 Chris Bowie With five first-place finishers in the meet, the LSE boys and girls also finished second and third, respectively, in the final-team standings.
For the boys, Richmond captured first with 110 points. LSE finished second with 71.5, followed by CR with 62, Higginsville with 54, Wellington-Napoleon with 47.5, Polo with 34.5, Knob Noster with 33.5, [...]]]>
Pilot Grove pounds out 14 hits in 15-1 win over Otterville Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:31:26 +0000 Chris Bowie The Tigers, improving to 9-3 on the season, got off to a slow start while playing Otterville to a 0-0 tie after the first inning. However, after holding the Eagles scoreless in their half of the second, Pilot Grove came back and exploded for seven runs in the bottom-half of the [...]]]> Pirate netters pick up third straight shutout against Sacred Heart Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:34:10 +0000 Chris Bowie The Pirates, 4-3 overall, have now won three of their last-four matches against Fulton, Columbia Independent and now Sacred Heart.
Boonville Pirates tennis coach Stephanie Green said this was a good win all the way down the lineup.
"It will certainly help in the district seedings for team and [...]]]>
Mid-Mo. XPlosion, Nordyne pick up wins in season opener in 14U softball Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:31:19 +0000 Chris Bowie After opening ceremonies, which include the parade of athletes along with the invocation by Gary Baker and National Anthem by Kathy Howard, the Mid-Missouri XPlosion put on their own clinic by rallying with five runs in the bottom-half of the fifth against Thomas Custom Trim for a 10-4 victory. Meanwhile, in the nightcap, Nordyne waited [...]]]> Peterson, McAreavy pick up hat tricks in 9-0 win over Hornets Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:29:21 +0000 Chris Bowie Peterson finished the match with four goals while McAreavy added three. Brittany Perry and Rosie Lenz each had one goal.
The Lady Pirates, 8-1 overall and 4-1 in the NCMC, led winless Fulton 5-0 at the half.
Boonville Lady Pirates soccer coach Tim Brown said his team still needs to do a better job of not starting off so [...]]]>
Five errors prove costly in 7-4 loss against Moberly Spartans Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:28:06 +0000 Chris Bowie Although it was just the second of the season, the Pirates had a doozy last night while committing a season-high five errors in a 7-4 loss against the Moberly Spartans, a team they just beat last week in Boonville by a score of 5-1.
Boonville Pirates baseball coach Tim Edwards said the Connaway kid did a nice job on the mound tonight.
"We did not make adjustments early enough in the [...]]]>
Six players named to media all-state team for 2013-14 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:26:16 +0000 Chris Bowie Pilot Grove sophomore Mason Schlotzhauer was the only first-team selection in the area while Jasmyne Boggs of New Franklin, Aly Hundley of New Franklin, Rachel Emde of Bunceton, Kerigan Wessing of Pilot Grove, and Nikki Fuemmeler of Glasgow were all second-team selections.
Schlotzhauer, a two-year starter for the Tigers, averaged 22.2 ppg [...]]]>
Hinkle, Concannon garner 1st in Osage Relays Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:24:51 +0000 Chris Bowie Although no team points were kept, Boonville head coach Steve Smith said the Pirates would have scored 79 points.
As for Hinkle and Concannon, they both placed first in their respective events. Hinkle won the 100-meter dash and set a personal record in a time of 11.06 seconds while Concannon finished first in the 3200-meter run in 10:45.93.
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Boonville C-baseball team drops 2 against Blair Oaks, 10-8 and 9-3 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:23:30 +0000 Chris Bowie The Pirates, dropping to 5-4 on the season, led in Game 1 against Blair Oaks 3-0 after the first inning but was outscored 10-5 the rest of the way to suffer the loss.
Weston Fahrenbrink took the loss on the mound for Boonville while pitching 3 2/3 innings in relief of starter Riley Lang. Lang pitched 1 1/3 innings and gave up five earned runs on two [...]]]>
Pirates win Game 1 against Battle, 9-0 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:21:26 +0000 Chris Bowie Four-run sixth propels Sturgeon past Pilot Grove, 5-2 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:19:49 +0000 Chris Bowie Although the Tigers out-hit Sturgeon 7-5, Poulsen said poor defense and lack of timely hitting really hurt the team again.
"Tonight was a good test for us versus state-ranked Sturgeon," Poulsen said. Trenton pitched pretty well other than the seven walks he gave up.  Our defense let us down again with a couple of pretty routine plays that turned [...]]]>
Kaiser garners two first-place finishers for LSE Pirates Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:17:43 +0000 Chris Bowie After capturing first in the long jump with a leap of 15’-1", Kaiser came back and finished first in the 100-meter hurdles in a time of 17.42 seconds. But if that wasn’t already enough, Kaiser also placed second in the 100-meter dash in 12.35 seconds and ran a leg on the 4 x 100-meter relay team along with Adam Edler, Ben Eichelberger and Kole [...]]]> Jones raises his average 40 points in 2 weeks Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:26:59 +0000 Chris Bowie While dropping to as low as .180, Jones has raised his average 40 points since then while hitting .220. However, in the last 10 games, Jones is currently batting .235 with eight hits in 34 at-bats with one double and five RBIs with an on-base percentage of .316 and a slugging percentage of .265.
For the season, Jones is hitting .220 in only 15 games [...]]]>
Meisenheimer, Twenter combine for two-hitter in 11-1 win over Higbee Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:25:26 +0000 Chris Bowie Pilot Grove, improving to 8-2 overall and 3-0 in the CCAA, opened the game with four runs in the top-half of the first and then sent two runs across in the second, two again in the fourth and three in the seventh. Higbee, meanwhile, scored its only run of the ballgame in the bottom-half of the first.