Siblings take basketball coaching jobs at Marion County

PHILADELPHIA, Mo. -- Siblings Reed and Randi Lee Plunkett consider themselves the best of friends, and they'll be co-workers next year at Marion County High School. Reed will be a K-12 physical education teacher, and Randi Lee (who married Joseph Clayton i

Prep Baseball

Panthers score 18 runs on just eight hits

CENTER, Mo. -- The Palmyra baseball team's lineup was firing on all cylinders in an 18-2 victory over Mark Twain Wednesday. The Panthers scored three runs in the first inning, four runs in the second, four more in the fourth, and seven runs in the fifth t

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Fourth inning key in Raiders' victory

QUINCY -- The Quincy Notre Dame baseball team scored three runs in the fourth inning to key a 5-1 victory over Highland Wednesday. The Raiders broke a scoreless tie in the bottom of the fourth when Mathais Obert scored on a sacrifice fly by Dylan Venvertlo

Prep Baseball

Rebels score in every inning

ASTORIA, Ill. -- The Southeastern baseball team fell into a big deficit early in a 19-9 loss against South Fulton Wednesday. The Suns gave up five runs in the first inning and four more in the second to trail 9-1. The teams traded runs in the third before

Prep Baseball

Panthers pull away late

RUSHVILLE, Ill. -- The Central baseball team scored four runs in the fifth inning and three more in the sixth to pull away for an 8-5 victory over Rushville-Industry Wednesday afternoon. Leading 1-0 after four innings, Hayden Neisen got the Panthers' offen

Prep Baseball

Two big innings make difference for Mustangs

MENDON, Ill. -- The Unity baseball team scored seven runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to rally for a 10-6 victory over Griggsville-Perry Wednesday afternoon. All seven runs were scored with two outs. The Mustangs trailed 6-3 until Logan Voth hit the

Prep Softball

Boston dominant for Chargers

CARTHAGE, Ill. -- Blair Boston allowed just three hits Wednesday as the Illini West softball team defeated Mercer County 7-1. The Chargers took an early lead when Lara Pence cleared the bases with a double in the first inning gave Illini West a 3-0 lead. M

College Softball

Wildcats rebound to sweep Yellow Jackets

CANTON, Mo. -- McKena O'Donnell and Bailey Tibbetts turned in complete game efforts as the Culver-Stockton College softball team swept Graceland in a Heart of America Athletic Conference doubleheader Wednesday at Himsl Field. The Wildcats won the first ga

Prep Boys Golf

Pirates take second in Mexico

MEXICO, Mo. -- The Hannibal golf team finished second place in a triangular Wednesday at the Mexico Country Club. The Pirates finished with a score of 185, 11 strokes behind Centralia. Mexico finished third after shooting 220. Centralia's Tanner Brandow w

Prep Boys Tennis

Doubles victories lift Pirates

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal boys tennis team split six singles and four doubles matches against Fulton on Tuesday, but two default wins in doubles gave Hannibal a 7-5 victory in its first match of the season. No. 4 Luke Boyd and No. 5 Donovan Mefford...

College Baseball

Trojans walk off with victory to earn split

NORMAL, Ill. -- Chet Merritt delivered a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Hannibal-LaGrange University baseball team picked up a 7-6 victory over Calumet College of St. Joseph on Tuesday and earned a doubleheader split...