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Stephens tennis gets win over Westminster

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 tennis loses to Fort Hays

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. 

Battle sprinters best friends and fierce competitors

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.

Tolton tennis defeats Battle 6-3

The Trailblazers improved their record to 3-1 with a 6-3 win over the Spartans on Thursday.

Hickman track and field athletes finish strong at Glendale Invitational

The Kewpies girls track and field team competed against 15 other high schools at the Glendale Invitational on Thursday.

Tolton soccer in control in 5-1 win over St. Paul Lutheran

Tolton soccer dominated St. Paul Lutheran with precision passing and a steady offensive attack.


Columbia College men third, women sixth, at Virginia McCoy

Both Columbia teams will play in the Central Methodist Spring Invitational held at Hail Ridge Golf Club in Boonville, Missouri, on April 20-21.

Columbia College softball splits doubleheader against Park University

The Cougars lost the first game 4-1 but came back strong to win the second 6-5.

Tolton soccer falls to Southern Boone in first loss of season

After winning their first two games, the Trailblazers were blanked 2-0 by Southern Boone High School on Monday.

Carly Spalding spurs Columbia past Stephens in doubleheader

Columbia College shut out Stephens College in both games of a doubleheader Tuesday at Antimi Softball Complex. The Cougars were led at the plate by sophomore Carly Spalding, who accounted for six of the 12 runs that Columbia scored in the first game.

Tolton baseball triumphs over Fulton

The Trailblazers baseball team had a big sixth inning as they squeaked past Fulton 6-5  Monday.

Rock Bridge baseball defeats Ripley, remains undefeated

The Bruins improved to a 4-0 record Wednesday with a win over Ripley High School.


Stephens College shut out in doubleheader against No.11 Central Methodist

Stephens College lost its 10th straight game on Thursday against Central Methodist University on Thursday, losing both games of a doubleheader.

Stephens' Heggemann, Rasmussen named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

The list, released Monday, included 104 female basketball players. Athletes are nominated by their coach or sports information director, and they must be juniors and have at least a 3.5 grade point average.

Stephens College softball loses doubleheader to Freed-Hardeman

The Stars lost 10-2 and 13-3.


Columbia College softball splits doubleheader with Freed-Hardeman

The Cougars won the first game 8-7 Friday. In Game 2, Amber Boehme survived two situations where the bases were loaded. After the bases were loaded for a third time, though, Boehme was thwarted.

Energized play leads Stephens College softball past Cottey in back-to-back wins

Stephens College softball improved its record to 3-7 on Tuesday after winning both games in a doubleheader against Cottey College.

Columbia College softball splits doubleheader to open conference play

The Cougars are 6-7 after taking the second game of a doubleheader against Williams Baptist College.

Columbia College softball claims weekly honors

Sophomore Paxton Welch was named the AMC Pitcher of the Week after 21 hits, two walks, eight runs and 10 strikeouts last weekend in the Gulf Coast Invitational in Florida.

Ancient hunting tool enthusiasts get hooked on the atlatl

Approximately 70 people learned about ancient weapons at a workshop at the state Department of Conservation's Central Regional Office Saturday.