When the ball is hit to Columbia College setter Nikolina Rastovac, opponents had better beware. She can do much more than set up her teammates.
The McKendree Bearcats learned that the hard way Thursday night. Rastovac passed, served and hit the Cougars to a 30-20, 30-22, 30-18 victory at Southwell Arena.
Demorrio Williams hides behind defensive linemen so his talent can’t hide anymore.
Williams, a wiry senior linebacker who leads Nebraska in tackles, sacks and tackles for losses, has blitzed out of several shadows.
Rock Bridge is expected to win Saturday’s District 5 tennis tournament, but Hickman is not far behind.
The Bruins (14-1), the defending state champions, and the Kewpies (8-7) are expected to be serious contenders in the nine-team meet at Bethel Park.
Missouri just scored a touchdown to take the lead late in the fourth quarter. Thousands of MU fans in the stands leap to their feet, clapping and screaming, even though most are hoarse.
But an MU fan standing on the sidelines, a prime football-viewing location, remains motionless, expression serious, posture straight and tall. He is one of nearly 50 Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers called to the duty of football detail.