Monthly Archives: October 2011

That’s a winner! Fayette beats Slater 21-0, snaps 19-game losing streak

I was nervous about this game, probably the most nervous I’ve been since I took over as sports editor in 2009. I remembered how dangerous Matt Curren was last year against Fayette’s JV. I remembered how Fayette hadn’t scored a … Continue reading

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Harrisburg softball advances to Class 1 quarterfinals

Readers will get a treat today. I’m leaving for Columbia in a few minutes for MU’s Homecoming festivities, so I’m posting the full story about the Harrisburg-Silex game that will run in tomorrow’s newspaper. For those who will be attending … Continue reading

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A wet, rainy Wednesday leads to a wild, wacky Thursday

I thought I’d have a laid-back day today, writing up two softball game stories and having an easy press day tomorrow morning. Mother Nature had different plans. However, she left us with two softball games that should come down to … Continue reading

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Class 1 District 7 All-District team

Just got this faxed to me from Ross Dowell a few hours ago. There’s  a lot of local names in this one. First team — Infield Aly Hundley, soph., New Franklin Melissa Schlotzhauer, fr., Pilot Grove Erica Kahle, jr., Bunceton … Continue reading

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CCAA All-Conference softball team

I get the feeling I’m just getting warmed up on posting these lists. Gotta give Higbee its props too. Still have Mid-Missouri Conference to go, plus two other district lists (Class 1, Districts 7 and 9), if they’re available. Here’s … Continue reading

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Central Activities Conference releases All-Conference softball/baseball teams

Although New Franklin and Brunswick tied third place in the conference standings, they’re the only two teams in the CAC still playing softball. Ironic enough, they’re playing each other in the Class 1 state playoffs tomorrow at New Franklin. If … Continue reading

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Smentkowski named to Class 2 District 13 team

Kenzie Smentkowski was the only Fayette players named to the Class 2 District 13 All-District team. Here’s the full list: Picther Sammi Overton, soph., Brookfield Celena Kipping, fr., Carrollton Paige Drescher, sr., Brookfield Catcher Madison McCormick, jr., Marceline Sam Davis, … Continue reading

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