BROOKFIELD, Mo. -- The Meadville softball team tried to limit the damage Knox County's Katie Hamlin could do by intentionally walking her in the first inning. That didn't go as planned when Tadym Mason followed with a three-run homer. Hamlin went on to thr
EWING, Mo. -- The Highland softball team appeared poised to make a late-inning rally. An unlucky play ended the threat. After Highland's Gabby Brown, the ninth hitter in the lineup, doubled to lead off the top of the sixth inning, and Carli Scifres...
LA PLATA, Mo. -- Zach Short wondered if he had taken the wrong approach to getting the Knox County softball team to refocus. La Plata was in the middle of a rally in which Knox County's six-run lead dwindled to one going to the bottom of the fifth inning.
EWING, Mo. -- The expectations were high for the Highland softball team entering this season. Six starters were back from last season's 17-10 team, including the club's leading hitter and pitcher. None of those expectations included the Cougars starting th
CANTON, Mo. -- How close was the Canton softball team from tying Saturday's Class 1 District 9 championship game in the bottom of the seventh inning? Knox County coach Zach Short said less than a foot. With one out in the bottom of the seventh inning, Cant
PALMYRA, Mo. -- Highland softball coach Paul Scifres wanted his team to be the aggressor Saturday afternoon. "We've had some postseason games where it's been quiet, and you look up, it's the fifth inning and it's 0-0," Scifres said. "We definitely wanted t
Bailee Hays hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift the Monroe City softball team to a 5-4 victory over Palmyra in the Class 2 District 6 semifinals Thursday night in Palmyra, Mo. Monroe City will play Highland in Saturday's titl
Presley Stoneburner hit for the cycle in leading the North Shelby softball team to a 15-4 victory over Marion County on Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Class 1 District 9 Tournament at the Cotton Bowl in Canton, Mo. Stoneburner finished 4 for 5...
MONROE CITY, Mo. -- The final score was surprising, even for the Monroe City softball team. The Panthers suffered a 10-0 loss to Clarence Cannon Conference rival Highland on Oct. 1, just nine days before the start of district play. It was the team's worst
Abbey Hultz struck out 10 and did not give up an earned run as the Canton softball team topped Scotland County 4-2 in Thursday's non-conference game in Canton, Mo. Both of Scotland County's runs were unearned and came on a Kaitlyn McMinn double in the top