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Sauer gets turkey

Posted on May 4, 2015 at 8:59 am

Garrett Sauer  shot a  23-lb turkey on the family farm located at Truxton. He used a box call from Calico Creek Calls, which he received as an Easter gift from mom and dad.  He attends the Ninth Grade Center and is actively involved in  Marching Band, FFA, local youth hunting, fishing and community services. His parents are  Raymond A Sauer, Jr. and Tiffany M. Sauer; he has a little brother,

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  • Elsberry soccer loses, baseball wins two; golfers hitting strides as districts near

    Posted on May 4, 2015 at 8:56 am

    Head Coach Hector Bencomo summed up the changes he made to his line on April 22 when his Lady Owls/Lady Indians varsity soccer team competed at home against Winfield. “I had to pull Nicole Hawkins and Tanner Bencomo from their normal positions as fullbacks and bring them over to help the strikers like Elly Boothe,” said Bencomo. He said he knew he was taking a chance because even though Hawkins

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  • Young Trojans competitive in games

    Posted on May 4, 2015 at 8:51 am

    Troy Buchanan catcher Cole Dickherber throws the ball to second base in the loss to Fort Zumwalt West Tuesday.

    Troy Trojans have met with mixed results on the diamond in recent days. On April 21, they withstood a three-run rally in the bottom of the seventh inning in a 6-5 win over Wentzville Timberland. The Wolves outhit Troy 10-8 and Troy committed four errors leading to some unearned runs. Branden Bennett drove in two runs for Troy with teammates Tyler Fieth, Austin Bargen  and Alex Sitler also with one

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  • Matt Mueller signs with Knox College

    Posted on May 4, 2015 at 8:47 am

    Mueller signs

    Matt Mueller, (seated second from left) signed a letter of intent to attend and play baseball at Knox College in Galesburg, Ill. Also seated are his parents, Mike and Elaine Mueller and sister, Halle.  Back row: Kent Hufty, Silex baseball coach and Dr. Bruce Werkmeister, principal.

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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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