Area Sports

Marceline Takes Conference Football Contest From Eagles

By David Sharp    Marceline (2-1, 2-0) played very good defense, holding winless Knox County to a single score in weather delayed Saturday, September 12, 2020 varsity football play at Ella Campbell field. Marceline finished the game with an unofficial 27-5 advantage in first downs and a 43-8 win.    The Eagles (0-3, 0-2) had…

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Knox County Football Kicks Off 2020 Campaign

Knox County began their varsity football practice schedule on Monday, August 10, 2020 along with other Missouri State High School Activities Association Fall Sports teams. The Eagles participated in a different type of offseason workouts than in past seasons. This was due to restrictions placed in response to the threat posed by the Covid-19 virus.…

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Lady Eagles Prepare to Open Softball Season

Fans and patrons should be aware that Knox County has adopted a rule that if the district is not having school, their athletic teams cannot play. MSHSAA guidelines stemming from the Covid-19 response allow districts to play if holding virtual classes. Those same guidelines also allow individual school districts to make their own choices about playing with in person instruction or having virtual learning.

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Highland Holds Off Tigers

The Cougars got off to a good start in both halves of their January 23, 2020 Tony Lenzini Tournament boys consolation semifinal with Mark Twain. Drew Mallett fired in 20 points to lead Highland to a 69-66 win over the Tigers. Dalton Klocke tossed in a pair of three balls, leading the Cougars to a…

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Hannibal Girls Win Tony Lenzini Consolation

Hannibal outscored Highland in all but the first quarter of their January 25, 2020 girls consolation championship game of the 77th Annual Tony Lenzini Tournament and went on to a 57-48 win. The Pirates outscored Highland 15-9 in the fourth quarter, opening up a 42-39 game after three periods of play. Addy Johnson led Highland…

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Highland Girls Advance to Tony Lenzini Championship Game

Highland opened a 20-12 first quarter lead in the January 23, 2020 girls consolation semifinals of the 77th Annual Tony Lenzini Tournament and rolled to a 72-44 win over Mark Twain. Addy Johnson poured in a game high 31 Highland points. Gabby Brown and Ansley Bringer were in double figures with ten points each. Lauren…

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