Gary Belcher leaves Kearney to take over a Benton team that has won 11 times in three years.
St. Joseph native Gary Belcher has spent the last nine seasons coaching boys basketball at Kearney High School.
Savannah gets a narrow win over Lafayette. LeBlond scores in double figures for a second day in a row.
Alexa Franks scores five goals for Central soccer, while Joe Tieman tosses a one-hitter for Indians baseball.
Lafayette girls soccer set a school record in goals Wednesday night.
First-year head coach Brent Seifert led his team to victory over LeBlond on Wednesday.
The Lady Cardinals place fourth in the third state appearance in program history after a 42-33 loss to Marshfield.
Lady Cardinals can't overcome long scoring droughts, lose to Dexter 54-21 at Mizzou Arena.
Brett Goodwin, Morgan Domann, and Lindsay Doolan talk after Benton's quarterfinal win against Notre Dame de Sion.
Morgan Domann paces the Lady Cardinals with 19 points as Benton makes their first trip to state in seven years.
The Cardinals outscored Lincoln Prep 23-5 in the second half.
The Cardinals face Lincoln Prep Wednesday evening.
George Ross Jr. steps down after leading the Cardinals to an 11-64 record over three seasons.
The Cardinals are district champs for the first time since 2010.
Lafayette hosts Benton in tonight's Class 4, District 16 title game.
Benton's Tyler McNutt, Plattsburg's Dylan McClain and Lawson's Austen Eskew will wrestle in the KC Metro Classic.
Benton's season ends while Central girls, Chillicothe boys advance.
Former Cardinals Breonna Embray and Andee Wahlert helped Central Missouri claim their first MIAA Championship since 1991 on Saturday.
LeBlond, Lafayette boys win big; Benton boys fall in final home game.
Eight local wrestlers win state championships.
14 wrestlers from northwest Missouri will battle for a state championship on Saturday.
Nodaway-Holt girls wrap up conference title; Central falls at home
Benton takes down LeBlond; Central wins first home game in a month
Lafayette wins the MEC for a second consecutive season.
Smithville sends 11 wrestlers to state from Class 2, District 4.
Benton and West Platte get back in the win column Friday night.
Lafayette edges LeBlond; Cameron's 14-game win streak ends in Smithville.
Mid-Buchanan stuns unbeaten West Platte, while the Cameron girls beat LeBlond in double overtime.
Lafayette's Xavier Kurth hits 1,000 career points as the Irish top Benton again.
LeBlond boys, Cameron girls claim narrow wins while Central drops their sixth straight.
Benton comes from behind to beat Chillicothe; Central falls in the semifinals of the NKC Tournament.
Cameron runs its win streak to 11 games.
Benton senior Tyler McNutt has 175 career wins.
Benton beat Central and Lafayette Tuesday night to win the city dual.
Benton's Dontae White will be a preferred walk-on at Missouri Western next season.
Cameron takes second, Benton third as Tyler McNutt wins Outstanding Wrestler Award.
Benton Girls fall short of another tournament title at Basehor-Linwood.
DeKalb wins the latest round of the "Linebach Bowl."
The Fighting Irish moved to 3-0 against the KCI Conference this season.
West Platte knocks off Lawson again for the Lawson Invitational Championship; North Andrew girls won the Stanberry Tournament.
West Platte boys, LeBlond girls pick up wins. Central girls and Lafayette boys fall on Thursday.
Benton alumnus Andee Wahlert is contributing to the eighth ranked team in the nation.
LeBlond beat Mid-Buch Tuesday night.
Central outlasts Kearney in overtime; Lawson sweeps East Buchanan.
Benton picks up first win of the year over Smithville, while Chillicothe holds off LeBlond rally.
Benton girls fall to Hickman for the second time in a week.
Lafayette girls top Hogan Prep; Benton loses to Hickman.
Benton's Mallory McAndrews and Lafayette's Billy Cook won three-point shooting contests at their respective tournaments.
High school basketball scores from Thursday night.
Winnetonka boys comes back to edge Central, while LeBlond girls hold off rally.