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Lesley signs with Northern Colorado

Posted on April 27, 2015 at 9:07 am

The Northern Colorado men’s basketball team announces the addition of Kenny Lesley. Head coach B.J. Hill announced Lesley will be joining the Bears for the upcoming 2015-16 season. Lesley hails from Elsberry.  At 6’8”, Lesley brings not only height, but versatility with him and adds much needed depth at the post position for UNC. Hill said, “Kenny has versatility and size. He comes from a great high school program at

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  • Lady Warriors third in Moberly tourney, Jordan posts four shutouts this spring

    Posted on April 27, 2015 at 9:05 am

    On April 16 Winfield traveled to St. Charles for a conference game (GAC North). Despite playing well in the first 20 minutes of the game, and the entire second half, Winfield couldn’t hold St. Charles scoreless, as the Pirates capitalized twice toward the end of the first half, to carry a two goal lead into halftime, and throughout the rest of the game. en route to a 2-0 win. The

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  • Lady Warriors’ losing streak snapped with shutout

    Posted on April 20, 2015 at 8:43 am

    On April 10, Winfield hosted Lutheran St. Charles. Unfortunately, Winfield’s frustrations continued, as they lost the game by a final score of 5-0 allowing two goals in the first half, and three more in the second half. The only statistic of note for Winfield came from sophomore Olivia Jordan, who played 75 minutes as Winfield’s goalkeeper, making 18 saves in the effort. Senior Taylor Burkemper played the other  five minutes

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  • Lincoln County area baseball recap

    Posted on April 11, 2015 at 12:35 pm

    Troy Buchanan’s Brayden Tuepker approaches home plate in Troy’s loss to Francis Howell North.

    Both Troy Buchanan and Winfield have had recent games in high school baseball. In a game with Wentzville Holt, the Trojans held two leads before Holt rallied in the late innings for a 7-4 win. Troy’s Branden Bennett and Tyler Feith drove in two runs apiece with Bennett hitting a double and triple. Dylan Hunt was one of four pitchers used by the Trojans and was charged with the loss.

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  • MDC reports new cases of CWD in deer

    Posted on April 11, 2015 at 12:31 pm

    The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports that 11 new cases of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) have recently been found in deer harvested in Macon, Adair, and now Cole counties. A buck harvested near the village of Centertown in Cole County is the first case of the disease to be found outside of the Department’s six-county CWD Containment Zone of Adair, Chariton, Linn, Macon, Randolph, and Sullivan counties. All previous

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  • MDA releases poultry quarantine

    Posted on April 11, 2015 at 12:29 pm

    The Missouri Department of Agriculture announced today that, after extensive surveillance & testing, quarantine zones affecting the movement of poultry & poultry products within 6.2 miles (10 km.) of the facilities in Moniteau and Jasper Counties have been released. One month ago, the Missouri Department of Agriculture confirmed that turkeys at grower facilities in Jasper and Moniteau Counties, had been infected with H5N2 avian influenza. Since then, MDA successfully implemented

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  • Weekly Lincoln County area sports recap

    Posted on April 6, 2015 at 9:10 am

    Winfield lost 3-2 to Clopton in high school baseball. The Hawks scored the winning run in the fifth inning. The Warriors had five hits in the game led by Ryan Palmer (2/3), Josh Cook, Damian Cagle and Jake Freeman had one hit each. Chandler Hollingsworth was charged with the loss. He pitched four innings and struck out four. Winfield lost 11-7 to St. Dominic. The Crusaders rallied with five runs

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