Liberty North has ended Lafayette's season in basketball and football twice over the last two years.
George Ross Jr. steps down after leading the Cardinals to an 11-64 record over three seasons.
Missouri Western salvages the finale of a four-game series to stop its five-game losing streak.
Dayle Dickens signed her letter of intent to run cross country at Creighton on Monday.
Missouri Western baseball drops 2-1 and 8-2 decisions to Washburn on Sunday.
Bearcats will face NSIC runner-up on Saturday in Mankato, Minn.
Ben McCollum, Deshaun Cooper, and Dillon Starzl talk about their 70-67 loss to Missouri Southern and their potential seeding in the NCAA Tournament.
The Bearcats drop a seesaw battle to Missouri Southern 70-67, will await NCAA Tournament seeding.
Stanberry and North Andrew move on to the semifinals. West Platte, North Platte and Cameron are knocked out.
The Cardinals beat Mercer Saturday afternoon.
Stanberry beat Wellington-Napoleon 51-47 to advance to the Class 1 Semifinal game.
Savannah jumped out to a ten point lead on Lafayette, but the Irish finished strong to win their second straight district title.
The Cardinals are district champs for the first time since 2010.
Northwest head coach Ben McCollum and seniors Dillon Starzl and Deshaun Cooper talk after their 70-57 win over Emporia State in the MIAA Tournament.
Deshaun Cooper drops 21 points and nine rebounds in a 70-57 win over Emporia State.
Lafayette hosts Benton in tonight's Class 4, District 16 title game.
Sophomore Andrew Johnson doesn't get many minutes on the floor, but he makes his presence felt from the bench.
Central falls in District semifinal; Lafayette moves past Chillicothe to title game vs. Savannah.
LeBlond boys fall to Barstow, Richardson's milestone helps fuel Cameron to Class 3 sectionals.
Missouri Western Director of Athletics Kurt McGuffin hopes to have renovations on Spratt Stadium completed by the 2015 football season.
Benton's Tyler McNutt, Plattsburg's Dylan McClain and Lawson's Austen Eskew will wrestle in the KC Metro Classic.
The Griffons lost to the Bronchos in the first round of the MIAA Tournament.
North Andrew's Brinsley Olliver, Chuck Fox talk about the Lady Cardinals' comeback over Orrick in the Class 1 sectionals.
Grant Fink and Michael Schulze got their first taste of minor league baseball in 2013.
North Andrew girls forge huge comeback while the run ends for the Central boys and Nodaway-Holt girls.
The Bulldogs are preparing for a date with West Platte in Class 2 Sectionals after capturing their first district title since 2006.
Northeast State holds off the Bearcats' comeback attempt, dropping them by a 47-42 final in Maryville.
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.
The Missouri Western women's basketball team is on the outside of the 12 squads heading to the MIAA Tournament.
Northwest's run at an outright conference title falls short.
The ninth-ranked Ravens beat Evangel 68-65 for first outright HAAC Championship on Saturday.
Troy's Tristan Speer wins 195 lb championship, Doniphan West's Garret Dunlap finishes second at 160 lbs.
Bishop LeBlond, West Platte, North Andrew boys among district champions from Saturday.
Nodaway-Holt girls claims their first district championship since 1989, North Andrew their second straight.
Mike Kuwitzky wrapped up a 28 year career as the head coach of Maryville Boys Basketball on Thursday.
LeBlond boys move past Trenton; West Platte and Mid-Buchanan set for rematch Saturday
Lafayette alum Precious Kurth has watched her son Xavier work to earn all-state recognition.
The Bearcat men top Southwest Baptist to claim at least a share of their first conference championship since 2010.
The Griffon men's basketball team drops to eight games under .500 in conference play.
LeBlond falls to Lathrop; Megan Rosenbohm has big night for Lady Trojans
LeBlond, Lafayette boys win big; Benton boys fall in final home game.
Nodaway-Holt is 24-0 and ranked number one in Class 1 girls basketball in Missouri.
Bishop LeBlond, Lathrop, Maysville among the girls teams advancing the second round of district play.
St. Joseph native Will Carter hit a walk-off home run in game one of Saturday's doubleheader.
The Indians' 200 yard freestyle relay swam in the consolation heat in St. Peters Saturday afternoon.
Eight local wrestlers win state championships.
The Bearcat men's basketball team won by 32 points Saturday. The Griffon women started their contest on a 25-2 run.
Ten local athletes claim bronze at Saturday's MSHSAA State Wrestling Championships.
Darin Loe is the all-time wins leader among managers in Northwest baseball history.
Missouri Western beat Northeastern State in Friday's home opener.
14 wrestlers from northwest Missouri will battle for a state championship on Saturday.
At halftime of Wednesday's basketball game at LeBlond, the state champion dance team was on display.
30 area wrestlers advance to Friday's state wrestling semifinals.
Maryville head boys basketball coach Mike Kuwitzky says his contract will not be renewed for the 2014-2015 season.
Benton takes down LeBlond; Central wins first home game in a month
Winners from the first round of the consolation side of the state wrestling championship brackets.
Results from the first round of the Missouri High School State Wrestling Championships.
Missouri Western women's basketball has dropped 10 of 11 games on the road this season.
The Bearcat men's basketball team improves to 14-2 in MIAA play.
Rick Muntean will be the next general manager of the Lake Erie Crushers.
Michael Hill confirmed Tuesday night that he will sign with the Packers.
Lafayette wins the MEC for a second consecutive season.
Lafayette's lone state qualifier comes from a family of wrestlers.
Maryville breaks losing skid, North Andrew sweeps North Nodaway.
One group of students at Conception Seminary College spends what little free tim they have building a bond on the court.
Smithville sends 11 wrestlers to state from Class 2, District 4.
The Missouri Western men's skid hits four games, while the women drop their third straight.
Nine Central swimmers will participate at the state swim meet.
Benton and West Platte get back in the win column Friday night.
Lafayette edges LeBlond; Cameron's 14-game win streak ends in Smithville.
The Northwest men's and women's basketball teams lost to Missouri Southern Wednesday night.
Lafayette recognized former coaches Mel Clark, Steve Neff and Russell Book prior to Wednesday night's game.
Mid-Buchanan stuns unbeaten West Platte, while the Cameron girls beat LeBlond in double overtime.
Missouri Western's all-time leading rusher spent his rookie season in the NFL with three teams.
Lafayette's Xavier Kurth hits 1,000 career points as the Irish top Benton again.
Benedictine junior Jallen Messersmith knows what the next few months could hold for Michael Sam after announcing he is gay.
Northwest's perfect 2013 season is celebrated at Bearcat Arena on Sunday.
Skip Shear has worked at every level of college basketball, and now he's applying his knowledge to seminarians.
The 20th-ranked Ravens pull away in the second half, while the ladies' four-game win streak is snapped.
More than 120 people signed up for the Missouri Department of Conservation's ice fishing clinic at Mozingo Lake.
LeBlond boys, Cameron girls claim narrow wins while Central drops their sixth straight.
Central held a belated signing day ceremony for six football players on Thursday.
Central cross country runner Zac Miller signs his letter of intent for Northwest Missouri State.
Officials at Northwest have proposed turning the former Foster Aquatic Center into a new student fitness facility.
Benton comes from behind to beat Chillicothe; Central falls in the semifinals of the NKC Tournament.
The Bearcats shot 56-percent from the field in a 28-point win over the Griffons.
The Bearcats have won three games in a row.
Half of the Bearcats' signees come from Missouri.
Fourteen of Missouri Western's 27 signees play on the line of scrimmage.
Wednesday is national signing day.
Area high school sporting events scheduled for Tuesday have been canceled.
Missouri Western and Northwest are tied in the MIAA standings with 4-8 conference records.
Cameron runs its win streak to 11 games.
Students at Conception Seminary College come together to practice faith in the classroom, the church, and on the court.
The Missouri Western women's basketball team has won four of five games.
Benton senior Tyler McNutt has 175 career wins.
The Bearcats prevent both Lincoln teams from claiming their first MIAA win on Saturday.
West Platte boys and North Platte girls win championships in the North Platte Invitational.
West Platte and Mid-Buchanan advance to the North Platte Tournament championship.
Benton beat Central and Lafayette Tuesday night to win the city dual.
Jeremy Guthrie, Ryan Lefebvre, and others greet fans in northwest Missouri on Wednesday.
Central and Cameron pick up tournament wins.
The Griffons swept the Blue Tigers in a doubleheader Wednesday night.
Benton's Dontae White will be a preferred walk-on at Missouri Western next season.
King City boys, Maysville Girls advance in King City Tournament, while Central falls again.
Back-to-back Class 3 State Champions will carry on as teammates with the Bearcats.
The senior tight end hauled in over a thousand yards and 17 touchdowns during his high school career.
The Harlem Globetrotters make their first appearance in St. Joseph since April of 2012.
Lafayette breaks away in the second half to knock off East Buchanan.
The Bearcat corner back hauled in seven interceptions over two seasons in Maryville.
Fans can gather to meet with the Bearcats in Maryville on Feb. 8 and 9.
Kids ages 9-14 advance to the district round of the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship.
Missouri Western's former head men's basketball coach was one of 15 individuals inducted in the hall of fame on Sunday.
The senior receiver is the second Lafayette player in two years to commit to the Bearcats.
Cameron takes second, Benton third as Tyler McNutt wins Outstanding Wrestler Award.
The Missouri Western men succumb to Missouri Southern's hot shooting, while the Lion women pull a late run to down the Griffons.
Benton Girls fall short of another tournament title at Basehor-Linwood.
Dru and Clay Linebach surprised their mom on Breast Cancer Awareness Night at St. Joseph Christian.
Lafayette cruises past Kearney; Savannah uses overtime to beat Maryville.
DeKalb wins the latest round of the "Linebach Bowl."
K.C. Keeler was named head coach of the Sam Houston State Bearkats on Thursday.
The Fighting Irish moved to 3-0 against the KCI Conference this season.
Sam Houston State's Athletic Director Bobby Williams said in a statement that he hopes to have an announcement on a coaching hire soon.
The Bearcat women's basketball team lost its third consecutive game Wednesday night.
Central, LeBlond Girls, West Platte Boys pick up victories.
Missouri Western breaks up MIAA play with a 63-38 win over the NAIA's Missouri Valley.
Cameron Lady Dragons top Lathrop for the second time in three days.
Alex Smith and Derrick Johnson's additions put ten Chiefs in Sunday's Pro Bowl.
Missouri Western tight end Reggie Jordan has just over a month to prepare for the NFL Combine.
Greg Carbin is the first coach in the Missouri Western Athletic Department dedicated solely to strength and conditioning.
For the first time in Ben McCollum's tenure, the Northwest men's basketball team beat Central Missouri.
The Griffon men and women both snap three-game skids on Saturday.
West Platte knocks off Lawson again for the Lawson Invitational Championship; North Andrew girls won the Stanberry Tournament.
Mel Tjeerdsma has served as Northwest's athletic director since March of 2013.
Rosenbohm nets 26 points as Nodaway-Holt claims Fairfax Tournament Title.
DeShaun Cooper scores 22 points as Northwest hits the century mark.
The Lafayette girls basketball team is five games over .500 midway through the season.
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.
Lafayette loses in the Kearney Classic; Central rolls Winnetonka.
The Central Missouri men's and women's basketball teams beat Missouri Western Wednesday night.
LeBlond beat Mid-Buch Tuesday night.
Osborn native Travis Hartman's been in Australia since December first supporting his professional tennis-playing girlfriend.
This is the fifth year a Northwest coach has earned Coach of the Year honors, the first since Mel Tjeerdsma in 2009.
Missouri Western tight end Reggie Jordan has been invited to February's NFL Combine.
The Bearcat men bury the Riverhawks by 20 points, while the women need overtime to win their second MIAA game.
Attending players will be announced at a later date.
The Lafayette senior has had five diagnosed concussions since the third grade.
Sophomore wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham was arrested Friday night in Springfield.
Central outlasts Kearney in overtime; Lawson sweeps East Buchanan.
The Bearcat men triumph in overtime while the women blow a 14-point halftime lead to lose on the road.
Benton picks up first win of the year over Smithville, while Chillicothe holds off LeBlond rally.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back and former Missouri Western start was arrested early Thursday morning at Tuck's bar on North Belt Highway.
The Griffons rally but fall late to the Hornets 87-80, dropping back to .500.
Missouri Western has now dropped seven of their last eight dating back to Nov. 29th.
The Bearcats play five MIAA games in the next nine games.
Lafayette boys and girls win big while Riverside splits with ACCHS.
Michael Hill spent time with three different NFL teams in his first season in the league.
Ryan Devers scored a career-high 35 points for the Griffon men's team; the Missouri Western women's team snapped a six-game skid.
Kansas City went from the NFL's worst record to a playoff berth in just one season.
Dzenan Mrkaljevic's status is day-to-day.
Chiefs fans, some from the area, didn't let the threat of bad weather stop them from catching the team's fist playoff appearance since 2010.
The Colts scored with 4:29 left in the game to take a 45-44 lead over the Chiefs.
Forward Cedric Clinkscales' eligibility has run out, ending his career at Missouri Western.
Benton girls fall to Hickman for the second time in a week.
The Chiefs have not won a playoff game since 1983, but can change that against the Colts on Saturday.
The Blue Jays boys basketball and baseball team combined for a 52-3 record and two state championship appearances.
Lady Eagles cruise past Maryville while Falls City drops East Buchanan to round out the LeBlond Holiday Basketball Tournament.
Bishop LeBlond became the first softball team from St. Joseph to win a state championship.
San Diego kicker Nick Novak hit the go-ahead field goal with 5:30 left in overtime.
Every Maryville football team from the junior high through Northwest Missouri State went undefeated in 2013.
Tom Smith retires as the winningest basketball coach in MIAA history.
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.
Gallatin native Brice Garnett earned his PGA Tour card this year.
Central gets knocked out of the William Jewell Tournament, while East Buchanan advances at the LeBlond Tourney.
High school basketball scores from Thursday night.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant suffered a tibial plateau fracture last week. Doctors say it could happen to anyone.
Michael Hill, Greg Zuerlein and David Bass are all on active NFL rosters.
The Bearcats' offense flourished this season with Trevor Adams and Brady Bolles leading the way.
Kansas City claims the fifth seed in the AFC Playoffs with a loss plus Denvers win over Houston.
Bearcat Head Coach Adam Dorrel talks with Matt Tritten after winning his first national championship.
The Bearcats complete the second perfect season in program history with their first national title since 2009.
Coaches, players, fans, and alumni weigh in on Northwest Missouri State's return to the Division 2 National Championship.
Bearcat alums Dave Tollefson and Blake Bolles talk about what it meant for them to play for a national championship.
Winnetonka boys comes back to edge Central, while LeBlond girls hold off rally.
John Coffey and Matt Gaarder have been calling Northwest games together for 15 years.
Junior wide receiver is one of many players making their first appearance in the national championship.
The Bearcats and Lenoir-Rhyne come together for the first time for Thursday's National Championship press conference.
Central tops Platte County again in home opener, plus other results from around the region.
Northwest Missouri State releases ticket and watch party information regarding Saturday's National Championship Game.
The Ravens end Columbia College's 45-game regular season win streak with a 73-59 victory at Ralph Nolan Gymnasium.
Area high school basketball scores
Northwest is making its record-setting eighth appearance in the Division II title game.
Area High School Basketball Scores
The Bearcats hit 14 3-pointers in a 105-59 win over Waldorf.
It's a Bearcat tradition to carry one goal post from Mel Tjeerdsma Field to a local bar after national semifinal wins.
Jamaal Charles turns in five touchdowns while Kansas City forces seven turnovers to earn first postseason berth since 2010.
West Platte boys, Lathrop girls claim KCI Tournament titles.