The Trenton Bulldogs will be aiming for a 2-0 start to the football season tomorrow night, hosting the Lexington Minutemen in the home opener at C.F. Russell Stadium. Kickoff on Hot Country Z 101.7 and www.kgozfm.com is slated for 7 o'clock, with Football Frenzy at 5:30.
The North Central Missouri College Foundation has announced its newest class of distinguished alumni. Cathy Bailey and Steve Maxy, both of Trenton; Patricia Mertens of Ironton; and Dennis Walker from Fulton are to be inducted at the foundation's ninth annual Gala on Saturday, October 13th at the Ketcham Community Center.
The Cainsville Lady Red beat the Lady Panthers of Grundy County High School on Monday night by a score of 7-2. The Grundy R-5 boys were locked in a competitive game with the Jefferson Eagles when electrical difficulties at the Galt Ball Field led to the suspension of the game in the third inning, with the visitors from Conception Junction leading 3-2.
The Missouri Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association has released the newest high school football rankings heading into the second week of the regular season. A convincing victory by Hamilton over South Harrison has strengthened the Hornets hold on the top spot in Class 1, while dropping the Bulldogs deeper towards the bottom of the Top 10 this week. Click on "read more" to see the latest poll, in its entirety:
The Milan Lady Wildcats got their offense going after struggling against Novinger pitcher Sierra Jacques on Monday night, using the combination of timely hitting and a solid running game to pull out a 4-1 victory in the home opener for the Lady 'Cats at Milan Legion Park.
Dove hunters will need to be extra conscientious about safety this year, according to the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC). The reasons include weather and the timing of opening day. MDC Hunter Education Coordinator Tony Legg is urging hunters to review hunting safety measures that are especially important when hunting on specially managed dove fields.
The Trenton Bulldog fall sports teams, with the exception of softball and football, learned their class, district, and potential district opponents last week, with pairings announced by the Missouri State High School Activities Association.
The Chillicothe Area Arts Council presents its first "cultural" luncheon on the season with a Scottish-themed event on Thursday, September 6th. It is in celebration of the Highland Games, held in the country of Scotland. Reader Judith Shoot, Flutist Nancy Mitchell, and Bagpiper Roger Heard will be featured as part of the program.
Numerous employments or transfers were approved last (Tuesday) evening by Trustees of North Central Missouri College. Two staff resignations were accepted. The board adopted the tax levy, accepted bids for construction of the Barton campus entrance sign, and adopted a policy on random drug-testing of student athletes. The director for the office of development presented reports on a golf tournament and the holiday hoops basketball event,
The Trenton Lady Bulldogs improved to 3-0 on the young season with their most impressive performance of 2012 to date, crushing a good Lawson Lady Cardinal team 10-0 in five innings on Tuesday night, in action from Mark Griffin Memorial Field broadcast on Hot Country Z 101.7 and www.kgozfm.com.
Missouri tailback Henry Josey will not play this year after injuring his left knee in November against Texas. Tigers coach Gary Pinkel says Josey is expected to make a full recovery. He says he saw Josey running during practice Sunday.
The Princeton Lady Tigers evened their softball record at 2-2 on Monday night with a 10-4 victory over the Chillicothe JV at Danner Park in Chillicothe. Sophomore Chelsie Jones picked up the win for Princeton with a complete game seven-hitter, giving up four runs, only two of them earned.
The Gallatin Lady Bulldogs rolled through Stanberry, Princeton, and Albany to win the championship in Saturday's Albany Softball Tournament. Princeton lost its first two games, but rebounded to beat North Harrison 6-1 to claim the consolation hardware.
Behind 155 yards on the ground from senior running back Dillon Triplet, and over 300 rushing yards as a team, the Trenton Bulldogs opened the 2012 football season with a 18-14 road win against the Carrollton Trojans, heard Friday night on Hot Country Z 101.7 and www.kgozfm.com.