Monthly Archives: August 2011

Falcons lose to South Callaway 41-13, but scary injuries prove to be minor

This game went much better than I expected. Going up against a team that is much bigger in size and has twice as many players, the odds were stacked tremendously against Fayette. But there are several reasons why this game … Continue reading

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On the Sidelines celebrates first anniversary… with some football

It was this day one year ago that I decided to start a sports blog, not knowing exactly what would come of it. Well, 8,637 views later, it’s turned out to be bigger than I imagined it to be. Well, … Continue reading

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Sturgeon tops Fayette softball, but Lady Falcons show plenty of improvement

Fayette head coach Mike James said before the season started, he wanted to see his team play more seven-inning games this year. In 2010, most games were cut short by the 15-run rule after three innings or the 10-run rule … Continue reading

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Softball tournament galore this weekend

Three local softball teams will be in action Saturday. Here’s a look a each of the tournaments and the seedings for each. Lady Pirate Classic Moberly Boonville Wright City Smith-Cotton Russellville New Franklin Eugene California New Franklin’s first game of … Continue reading

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Missouri high school football preseason poll released

The Missouri Sportswriters and Sportscasters released their preseason football poll on Tuesday. Fayette will face three opponents ranked in the top 10 in Class 1 and Class 2. Westran is ranked No. 5 in Class 1, Salisbury is No. 8 … Continue reading

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Harrisburg to dedicate baseball field this evening

School may not be in session today, but there will be plenty going on this afternoon/evening at Harrisburg. Although the new baseball field was used during the spring season, the Bulldogs are commemorating the field for today’s fall opener against … Continue reading

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Falcons drop two of three scrimmages at jamboree, tie Slater

Anyone observing tonight’s scrimmage will tell you Fayette improved from the first play to the last play, but part of that reason could be because the level of competition went from difficult to easy. After starting its football program about … Continue reading

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