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Columbia College softball won both games of its doubleheader against St. Louis College of Pharmacy on Saturday. At 7-3 in the first game and 15-2 in the second game, the Cougars ended their conference play with a 16-8 record.
The Stars fell to a 7-25 record with two losses against Lindenwood University-Belleville on Saturday.
Samantha Davis was not always a shortstop. She started out as a catcher, but Columbia College coach Wendy Spratt said she needed a shortstop, so Davis filled the void.
Father Tolton Catholic High School baseball lost an extra-inning game on Friday.
The Rock Bridge High School baseball team won a pair of blowout wins on Friday in the Columbia Tournament.
The Stars won their meet 6-3 against Lincoln University at home Friday. Sophomore Gracie Strawn brought in a third-set singles win for the second meet in a row.
The Hickman High School baseball team chipped away at Hallsville High School's lead, but couldn't capitalize on its opportunities.
The Hickman High School baseball team improved defensively compared to other recent games, but one part of its game continues to struggle.
Mariah Brisco, the leading scorer for Battle High School in 2014, signed her letter of intent Wednesday to play basketball at Stephens College.
After a big loss against Quincy Notre Dame High School last year, the Trailblazers soccer took the Raiders to overtime Wednesday.
Columbia College improved to 22-15 (13-7 American Midwest Conference) after sweeping AMC opponent Missouri Baptist University.
Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic improved to 4-1 after defeating Wentworth Military Academy on Wednesday.
Johnson, a senior at Nixa High School who was recruited as a middle hitter, plans to major in fashion communication at Stephens College.
The Stars beat Westminster College 5-4 in a meet Tuesday. Stephens' Gracie Strawn won her third set in singles play to finish the final match of the night and secure a win for the Stars.
Stephens College tennis lost 9-0 to Fort Hays State University at home on Friday. The Stars and their coach attributed the loss to their opponents superior level of play.
Overall, Nash Sutherlin finished first and Ben Brooksthird in the 200-meter dash at the Missouri Relays on Thursday evening at Audrey J. Walton Stadium.
The Trailblazers improved their record to 3-1 with a 6-3 win over the Spartans on Thursday.
The Kewpies girls track and field team competed against 15 other high schools at the Glendale Invitational on Thursday.
Tolton soccer dominated St. Paul Lutheran with precision passing and a steady offensive attack.
Both Columbia teams will play in the Central Methodist Spring Invitational held at Hail Ridge Golf Club in Boonville, Missouri, on April 20-21.