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Lindsey Wright scored two goals to lead the Fr. Tolton Regional High School girls' soccer team to a 3-1 win over Southern Boone in the Class 1, District 8 semifinals.
The Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School tennis team lost to Boonville 6-3 Monday.
The Stars avenged an earlier 5-4 loss with a convincing sweep of the Blue Tigers at home Wednesday.
Junior shortstop Sami Baugher went 3-for-4 with five RBIs, and junior first baseman Jake Litteken went 3-for-4 with four RBIs to lead Hickman High School to a 12-6 win over Jefferson City Monday in Columbia.
The Columbia College softball team beat Hannibal-LaGrange University on Friday 8-0 and 9-0 in a doubleheader.
Three Stephens College golfers opened the season at a 36-hole tournament.
The Columbia College softball team swept its second doubleheader in two days Saturday.
Stephens College was blanked by Nebraska Wesleyan in a double-header Friday.
MU freshman James Bohnett practices wheelchair basketball every weekday morning at the MU Student Recreation Complex.
Taylor Gaedtke had 18 points and nine rebounds — both game-highs — to lead Lyon College to a 64-42 win over Stephens College women's basketball on Saturday.
In the second inning, the team didn't stop hitting for an hour, scoring an NAIA record of 23 runs.
Columbia College fought back from 17 points and 22 personal foul calls to overcome fifth-ranked Freed-Hardeman.
Columbia is 2-2 on the season and heads to Conway, Ark. to play four games next weekend.
The Cougars women's basketball team gets its sixth win in a row.
The Cougars are ranked sixth in the NAIA poll.
The Hickman High School girls basketball team defeated Lee's Summit West High School 56-45 to improve to 13-0.
It was a narrow 70-67 victory for the Columbia College men's basketball team Tuesday night.
Jenna Zmyslony led Stephens College with 15 points, but the Stars dropped a 90-33 loss to Williams Baptist on Saturday.
Eryn Puett, 11, and Andrew Whelihan, 13, represented the St. Louis Rams at the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Team Championship on Dec. 15. Eryn will go on to the national competition next week in Denver.
Jameis Winston threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to Kelvin Benjamin with 13 seconds left and No. 1 Florida State beat No. 2 Auburn 34-31 on Monday to win the last BCS national championship game.