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Scrappy Mules beat Missouri Southern

WARRENSBURG — Doug Karleskint was not a fan of Mules basketball's first half defensive performance against Missouri Southern.

No. 24 Missouri Southern sneaks by No. 7 Jennies in final moments

WARRENSBURG — Inside the last 20 seconds, Missouri Southern sophomore Lacy Stokes ensured the No. 24 Lions had their way against No. 7 Central Missouri. 

Warrensburg girls wrestle at Winnetonka Tournament

Warrensburg girls wrestling had a trio of top-three finishes in the Winnetonka Girls Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 4, at Winnetonka High School in Kansas City.  Freshman Cerissa Holsey and …

Holden girls wrestling tops Lady Thundering Herd

Holden girls wrestling won the Lady Thundering Herd on Saturday, Feb. 4, at Buffalo High School.  The Eagles had two champions, five runner-ups, one third-place finisher and one fourth-place …

Holden completes regular season at Albany Invitational

Holden’s Daylen Greene earned the final regular season tournament championship of his junior year during the Albany Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 4, at Albany High School.  Greene …

Leeton girls control Butler

Leeton girls basketball kept Butler scoreless in the first quarter, setting up a 67-18 win Friday, Feb. 3, at Leeton High School.  The Bulldogs (18-2) led 21-0 at the end of the first …

Crest Ridge girls lose to Santa Fe

Crest Ridge girls basketball lost to Santa Fe 61-27 on Friday, Feb. 3, in Alma.  The Cougars (9-13, 1-4 I-70) trailed 20-10 at the end of the first quarter, 35-18 at halftime and 47-22 at the …

Second half rhythm helps Warrensburg beat Harrisonville

WARRENSBURG — Heading into the locker room after giving up a 12-point lead in the second quarter, head coach Chris Nimmo still felt confident about Warrensburg boys basketball’s chances against Harrisonville.

Warrensburg girls claw against Harrisonville

WARRENSBURG — Freshman Makayla Buck continues to grow as she gets more games under her belt in a Warrensburg girls basketball’s uniform.

Warrensburg girls wrestling competes against Smith-Cotton

Warrensburg girls wrestling won two of five wrestled matches against Smith-Cotton on Thursday, Feb. 2, at Smith-Cotton Junior High. Freshman Alexis Ilnicky won the 100-pound weight class by a 13-1 …

Warrensburg boys wrestling wins dual with Smith-Cotton

Warrensburg boys wrestling beat Smith-Cotton 39-35 in a dual Thursday, Feb. 2, at Smith-Cotton Junior High  Senior Daniel Stark-Wroblewski beat junior Ayden Haulotte by fall in the …

Senior leaders assist in Warrensburg wrestling's growth

WARRENSBURG — Even the smallest amount of seniority can go a long way.

Mules piece together win against Pittsburg State

WARRENSBURG — Mules basketball bent but didn’t break in a 81-73 win against Pittsburg State on Thursday, Feb. 2, at the Multipurpose Building.

No. 7 Jennies jump ahead of Pittsburg State in second half

WARRENSBURG — Though there’s only one fault to its record, No. 7 Jennies basketball continues to face the challenges any team faces throughout the course of the season.

Warrensburg extends win streak over Smith-Cotton

SEDALIA — Poise shown by visiting Warrensburg epitomized the difference between a squad with seven seniors and another without just one.

Leeton boys navigate Richmond's height in loss

LEETON — Leeton boys basketball did not let Richmond’s height lead to hesitancy.

Mules football inks 59 newcomers on signing day

Mules football added its first complete recruiting class under the leadership of head coach Josh Lamberson as part of National Signing Day on Wednesday, Feb. 1.

Warrensburg boys wrestle in triangular

Warrensburg boys wrestling hosted Harrisonville and Oak Grove in a triangular Tuesday, Jan. 31, at Warrensburg High School.  The Tigers lost to Harrisonville 54-22 and Oak Grove …

Warrensburg girls wrestling splits triangular

Warrensburg girls wrestling hosted Harrisonville and Oak Grove in a triangular Tuesday, Jan. 31, at Warrensburg High School.  The Tigers beat Oak Grove 24-18, but lost to Harrisonville …

Holden girls wrestling clinches MRVC East title

Holden girls wrestling clinched the regular season MRVC East title with wins against Richmond and Knob Noster on Tuesday, Jan. 31, at Holden Middle School.  The Eagles beat the Spartans 48-0 …

Holden takes trio of matches with Richmond

Holden boys wrestling fell to Richmond 52-15 in a dual Tuesday, Jan. 31, at Holden Middle School.  The Eagles had wins in three of 11 wrestled matches.  Sophomore Graysen Thieman beat …

Knob Noster boys win five matches against Richmond

Knob Noster boys wrestling lost to Richmond 41-27 in a dual Tuesday, Jan. 31, at Holden Middle School. The Panther won five of twelve wrestled matches against the Spartans.  Sophomore …

Crest Ridge girls add I-70 win against Orrick

Crest Ridge girls basketball beat Orrick 46-10 on Tuesday, Jan. 31, at Orrick High School.  The Cougars (9-12, 1-3 I-70) led 14-2 at the end of the first quarter, 29-6 at halftime and 42-7 at …

Crest Ridge boys lose battle with Orrick

Crest Ridge boys basketball lost to Orrick 59-53 on Tuesday, Jan. 31, at Orrick High School.  The Cougars (11-10, 2-2 I-70) trailed 8-3 at the end of the first quarter and 24-19 at halftime. …

Evans named MIAA Men’s Field AOTW

Mules track and field senior Cardman Evans received recognition as the MIAA Men’s Field Athlete of the Week for his performance during the Indoor Mule Relays on Saturday, Jan. 28.

UCM names Anderson interim VP for Intercollegiate Athletics

WARRENSBURG — Kathy Anderson will serve as the University of Central Missouri’s interim Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics, the school announced Tuesday, Jan 31.

Stanton, Claunch pace Warrensburg against California

WARRENSBURG — Tigers basketball seniors Jace Stanton and Gauge Claunch found success during two separate portions of Monday, Jan. 30’s game against California.

Knob Noster girls handle Lexington

Knob Noster girls basketball hit 13 threes in a 71-25 win over Lexington on Monday, Jan. 30, at Knob Noster High School. Senior Estella Huntsman paced the Panthers (6-13, 2-3 MRVC East) with …

Knob Noster boys finish Highway 13 Throwdown

Third-place showings from freshman Elijah Avery and junior Trey Payne highlighted Knob Noster boys wrestling in the Highway 13 Throwdown on Saturday, Jan. 28, in Higginsville.  Avery (32-5) …

Holden's Greene finishes first in Odessa Invitational

A first-place finish from junior Daylen Greene highlighted Holden boys wrestling in the Odessa Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 28, at Odessa High School.  Greene (31-1) topped the 120-pound …

Warrensburg wrestles in Odessa Invitational

A podium finish from sophomore Keyen Soto paced Warrensburg boys wrestling in the Odessa Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 28, at Odessa High School.  Soto (15-19) finished fourth in the …

Leeton's pressure key against Knob Noster

CENTERVIEW — Pressure made a difference in the F&C Bank Cougar Classic championship game.

Leeton girls control Holden, win Cougar Classic

CENTERVIEW — Heading into the F&C Bank Cougar Classic championship game, Leeton girls basketball knew senior Bailey Fleming could serve as bait to Holden from the perimeter.

Fouls factor in Crest Ridge’s loss to Lexington

CENTERVIEW — Crest Ridge boys basketball sang a familiar tune in the final quarter of its matchup with Lexington in the F&C Bank Cougar Classic third-place game.

Crooks, Shackelford named Cougar Classic MVPs

Leeton seniors Jordan Crooks and Cody Shackelford highlighted the F&C Bank Cougar Classic All-Tournament teams.

Knob Noster girls lose to KC Lutheran

Knob Noster girls basketball lost to KC Lutheran 56-38 in the F&C Bank Cougar Classic fifth-place game on Saturday, Jan 28, at Crest Ridge High School.  The Panthers (5-13) trailed 16-11 …

Crest Ridge girls close Cougar Classic with win

Crest Ridge girls basketball won the seventh-place game of the F&C Bank Cougar Classic with a 26-15 win against Lexington on Saturday, Jan. 28, at Crest Ridge High School.  The Cougars …

Holden boys finish fifth in Cougar Classic

Holden boys basketball beat Concordia 52-48, earning a fifth-place finish in the F&C Bank Cougar Classic on Saturday, Jan. 28, at Crest Ridge High School.  Holden (8-12) trailed 12-8 at …

Second half difference as Mules lose to Lincoln

Mules basketball lost to Lincoln 57-49 on Saturday, Jan. 28, at Jason Gymnasium in Jefferson City. 

No. 7 Jennies take control against Lincoln

No. 7 Jennies basketball made more than half of its shots, beating Lincoln 82-49 on Saturday, Jan. 28, at Jason Gymnasium in Jefferson City.

Jim Svoboda departs Tulane after one year

Former University of Central Missouri football head coach Jim Svoboda will not return to Tulane’s coaching staff in 2023, the program announced Friday, Jan. 27.

Sader tops weight class in Highway 13 Throwdown

A first-place finish from junior Abby Sader highlighted Knob Noster girls wrestling’s appearance in the Highway 13 Throwdown on Friday, Jan. 27, at Lafayette County High School.  Sader (38-1) …

Leeton boys win challenge against Lexington

CENTERVIEW — Lexington came out with a defensive look different from what Leeton boys head coach Ross Shull expected.   The Bulldogs were still able to find their way to a win in …

Knob Noster boys survive Crest Ridge’s comeback attempt

CENTERVIEW  — Figuratively speaking, Knob Noster boys basketball spent the fourth quarter of its F&C Bank Cougar Classic semifinal sweating.  The Panthers began the fourth …

Holden boys win offensive fight with KC Lutheran

CENTERVIEW — Holden boys basketball overcame KC Lutheran’s 14 threes, earning a 85-70 win in the F&C Bank Cougar Classic consolation semifinals Friday, Jan. 27, at Crest Ridge High …

Leeton girls punch ticket to Cougar Classic title game

CENTERVIEW — It was all Leeton in F&C Bank Cougar Classic semifinal matchup with Concordia on Thursday, Jan. 26, at Crest Ridge High School.  The No. 1 seeded  Bulldogs took …

Holden girls head to first Cougar Classic championship

CENTERVIEW — Holden girls basketball’s F&C Bank Cougar Classic path will end in the championship game for the first time.  The No. 3 seeded  Eagles beat No. 2 Sherwood …

Knob Noster girls win battle with Crest Ridge

CENTERVIEW — Knob Noster won the battle of short-handed teams, beating Crest Ridge 38-30 in the consolation semifinal round of the F&C Bank Cougar Classic on Thursday, Jan. 26, at Crest …

Community, colleagues celebrate life of Jerry Hughes

2 p.m. sharp. Just the way Jerry Hughes would’ve liked.

Lincoln to depart MIAA, join GLVC

The MIAA will lose a member institution following the 2023-24 academic year.

F&C Bank Cougar Classic schedule shifts

Changes to the F&C Bank Cougar Classic schedule have been made due to the  postponement of competition on Wednesday, Jan. 25. 
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