Webb City is Final Four Bound! The Cardinals defeat Kearney to advance to the Class 5 State Semi-finals
WEBB CITY, Mo– Saturday afternoon, the Webb City Cardinals defeated the Kearney Bulldogs, 3-2, to advance to the Class 5 State semi-finals in Ozark! This game was a defensive battle for the first three innings. Kaylor Darnell was locked in early on as he finished with four strikeouts in the game. Then, in the top […]
Kearney girls win sectionals, boys take 2nd
WARRENSBURG — Kearney track and field in the competed in the Class 4 Sectional 4 Championship hosted by Warrensburg High School on Saturday, May 20. The top four participants in each event qualified for this weekend’s Class 4 State Championship.
Girls Soccer Loses to Lafayette After Hard-Fought Battle
The Eagles girls soccer team put up a good fight in their state quarterfinal match against Lafayette (Wildwood) but unfortunately could not manage to advance. Liberty’s varsity squad played the Lancers on Saturday night, May 27, after being crowned district champions following their 3-0 triumph in the final versus Francis Howell Central on May 19. It was their first district title since 2019 and the second in school history.
Kearney wins first district title in 20 years
KEARNEY — In May 2003, the “Matrix Reloaded” was the No. 1 movie in America. In addition to the country falling in love with Keanu Reeves, during that time Kearney baseball was the talk of the town as the school’s latest team to earn a district championship.
Webb City preps for quarterfinal matchup with Kearney
After a big 2-0 win against McDonald County in the Class 5 District 7 championship game, The Webb City Cardinals baseball team gets ready to compete in the state tournament this weekend. Against the Mustangs, Kaylor Darnell had a strong night on the mound going 6.2 Innings with eight strikeouts and allowing only two hits. […]
Liberty qualifies multiple athletes for state championship
Liberty track and field competed in the Class 5 Sectional 4 Championship hosted by Staley on Saturday, May 20. The top four participants in each event qualified for this weekend’s Class 5 State Championship. The boys and girls team finished in third place each in the event. The boys team scored 71.50 points and the girls team scored 67 points.
Liberty North preps for state meet
Liberty North track and field competed in the Class 5 Sectional 4 Championship hosted by Staley on Saturday, May 20. The top four participants in each event qualified for this weekend’s Class 5 State Championship. The boys team won the sectional meet with 103 points. The girls team scored 71.50 points, which placed third.
'Compete for you': Liberty North track coach has message for team while recovering from brain surgery
LIBERTY, Mo. — The Liberty North track team has been preparing for state without their head coach. About a month ago, coach Ken Peek was diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer. This week, Peek had surgery to remove the cancerous tumor, but his thoughts are on his...
Liberty baseball's 50th season comes to close
RIVERSIDE — The 50th season of Liberty baseball came to a close in the district tournament. The Blue Jays were ousted by Staley in the Class 6 District 8 Semifinals May 18. The Falcons defeated Liberty 5-3 to advance to the district championship. Staley eventually lost to Liberty North.
Boonville baseball's season ends in quarters; Fulton's dream run continues
Boonville baseball’s season ended at the hands of Excelsior Springs in the MSHSAA Class 4 quarterfinals Thursday, as the Tigers swatted the Pirates 7-2 in Boonville. The Pirates entered the fifth inning scoreless and down four runs and were unable to eat into the deficit.
Liberty North's Hall hits walk-off for district crown
LIBERTY — Liberty North head coach Ryan Stegall took right fielder Josiah Hall aside. It was before the bottom of the seventh inning of the Class 6 District 8 Championship game. The Eagles and Staley were locked in a 0-0 pitcher’s duel with their winner keeping their season alive.
Liberty North claims back-to-back district titles
RIVERSIDE — Each time Liberty North steps onto the field, there is a sense of maturity and intellect for the game of soccer. The intrinsic details of the Eagles’ movement and footwork propelled them to a 3-0 win over Park Hill South on Friday, May 19. The victory crowned Liberty North the Class 4 District 8 Champions for the second year in a row.
Smithville qualifies numerous athletes for state title
WARRENSBURG — Smithville track and field competed in the Class 4 Sectional 4 Championship on Saturday, May 20. The top four participants in each event qualified for this weekend’s Class 4 State Championship. Smithville’s boys team finished in third place in the team standings with a score of 105.50. The girls team finished in seventh place with 49 points. The sectional meet was hosted by Warrensburg High School.
Youth Archer Dantin McBee Continues to Shine
At just 13 years old, Dantin McBee, a talented archer and middle school student, continues his rise in the world of competitive archery. With his exceptional skills and dedication to the sport, McBee has been making waves in local and national archery tournaments.
Kearney advances to Monday's district championship
PARKVILLE — Kearney decimated Lincoln College Prep 16-1 in the Class 5 District 8 Semifinals on Thursday, May 18. The win for Kearney pushes them to a date with Smithville for the district championship on Monday, May 22. Eli Helberg earned the start for the Bulldogs. He pitched only...
SBLive Missouri high school baseball Power 25 rankings (May 22): No. 1 Liberty North wins district on walk-off homer
Liberty North outlasted Staley in the Class 6 District 8 tournament title game to retain its No. 1 ranking. Nixa, Francis Howell and Jackson earned Class 6 district titles. Willard and Glendale headline a massive Class 5 district title game on Monday. Lafayette got red hot to enter the ...
Royals confirm talks with North Kansas City, Clay County regarding proposed ballpark site
NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Leaders from North Kansas City and Clay County dropped a bombshell Friday when they released an open letter that said the Royals have had talks about building a ballpark outside KCMO city limits. “We’re on the attack and we’re together,” said David Slater, Executive...
Smithville wins district semifinal with play at plate
PARKVILLE — Highway 92 always provides a fierce, unnerving rivalry game in any sport. On May 18, the stakes could not have been higher as Smithville and Platte County met in the Class 5 District 8 Semifinals. Through defensive execution and timely hitting, the Warriors edged the Pirates 5-4 to advance to the district title game.
Pirates quest to repeat ends in district thriller
The Class 4 District 8 Semifinals between the Platte County baseball team (18-19) and Smithville (25-10) came down to the wire, with the contest being decided by a rare, game-ending play on a chaotic sequence at Creekside Baseball Complex on May 18. Trailing 5-4 in the top of the seventh...
MSHSAA Introduces Boys Volleyball as an Interscholastic Sport
The Missouri State High School Activities Association has announced boys volleyball as an interscholastic sport for the 2023-24 spring season. The announcement, which was made via the organization’s social media platforms, came after a more than two decade long wait in which, during this time, the sport fell under the category of “emerging sports.”
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