Area Sports

Morrow Signs With Trojan Track Team

EAGLE SENIOR SIGNS WITH TROJANS-Knox County senior Coltin Morrow has signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Hannibal- LaGrange University. The Missouri Class 1 state champion 4x400m relay team member, and Class 1 Silver Medalist in the 110m and 300m hurdles will participate in Track and Field for the HLG Trojans. Shown on the…

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Highland Boys Win Second At MSHSAA Track Championships

By David Sharp Senior Tommy Job won four medals at the May 21, 2021 Class 2 MSHSAA Track and Field Championships. The state track meet was held at Jefferson City High School. The Track and Field Championships featured one enrollment Class per day due to Covid 19 concerns. All results in this story were from…

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Knox County Wins Key Conference Game Over Harrisburg

By David Sharp Knox County (12-4, 6-1) scored in each of the first four innings of a critical Lewis and Clark Conference home contest with a competitive young Harrisburg team. The Eagles rode a balanced offensive attack with a 5 2/3 inning, ten strikeout performance by Knox County ace Rylan Roberts to an 11-1 win…

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Knox County Relays Results

By David Sharp Knox County hosted the seven team Knox County Relays varsity track and field meet on April 29, 2021. Highland, Knox County, Marion County, Monroe City, North Shelby, Salisbury and Schuyler County. Highland won five boys and two girls events. Knox County won five boys events and the girls javelin competition. Jennifer Hinkle…

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Knox County Wins Non-Conference Baseball Contest With Clark County

By David Sharp Knox County (11-4) worked the count to their advantage during an 8-1 win over Clark County (6-10) in May 5, 2021 varsity baseball play at Knox County. Both teams played good defense and competed hard. Kellen Parrish pitched a Knox County seven inning complete game. Parrish struck out five with one walk…

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Knox County Wins at Novinger

By David Sharp Knox County improved their overall record to 9-4, scoring eight times in the sixth inning for a 14-2, six inning run rule win at Novinger (5-3). Rylan Roberts stroked four Knox County hits. Blake Parrish struck out 13 Wildcats in five innings pitched. Isaac McCurren doubled off Novinger ace pitcher Jace Brownell…

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Knox County Blasts Fayette In Lewis and Clark Baseball

By David Sharp Knox County (6-4, 3-1) got their offense rolling with a six run second inning in April 19, 2021 conference baseball at New Franklin High School and rolled to a 19-0 win over Fayette. The Eagles saw Blake Parrish and Kellen Parrish combine on a four inning one hitter. Blake Parrish tossed the…

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Tiger Errors Allow Eagles to Soar to Victory

By: Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 4/12/21- Coach Rod Sears saw his Scotland County Tigers (3-4) take an early 1 run lead over the Knox County Eagles (3-3) in the bottom of the first, only to watch the game slip away late in a disappointing defensive effort for the Tigers. For Coach David Cameron’s Eagles, it…

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Fulton Gets Past Highland

By David Sharp     Fulton took a three run lead after four innings during March 27, 2021 varsity baseball action at Fulton. Gage Dawson plated Drew Smith with a fifth inning Highland run. Fulton opened up the 3-1 game with a six run bottom of the fifth for an 11-1 win in six innings. Highland…

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Brookfield Wins Conference Contest over Highland

By David Sharp Brookfield took a one run lead after one inning of their March 29, 2021 game with Highland. The Bulldogs had the only score they would need in a 3-1 win. Bryson Collier struck out 17 batters in seven innings of no hit baseball. Seth Evans scored the lone Cougar tally in the…

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