It was about what you’d expect from a season opener. For most of the first quarter Tuesday night, the Helias Lady Crusaders couldn’t stop fouling and the Blair Oaks couldn’t stop turning the ball over.
Several area football players have been selected to the 2015 All-Central District team in their respective classes by the members of the Missouri Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association.
We’re down to the Final 12.
TUSCUMBIA — The Tuscumbia Lions opened the season Tuesday with a 73-17 win against Bunceton.
This season is Barry Odom’s first as Missouri’s defensive coordinator, and he’s already answering questions about it being his last.
CHAMOIS —Aaron Brandt scored 33 points for Chamois on Tuesday in its 56-46 loss to Vienna.
SULLIVAN — Megan Foster tossed in a game-high 17 points Tuesday night to lead the Jefferson City Lady Jays to a 41-29 win against Sullivan.
NEW BLOOMIELD — New Bloomfield outscored Calvary Lutheran 27-7 in the second half to take a 58-23 decision Tuesday night.
Hermitage outscored Russellville 23-13 in the third quarter to pull away to a 64-35 victory Tuesday night.
The Helias Lady Crusaders raced out to a 15-4 lead after one quarter Tuesday night and went on to beat the Blair Oaks Lady Falcons 55-32 at Rackers Fieldhouse.
Four of the five players who started for the Helias girls basketball team in the first game of last season are no longer at Helias. Also gone is the Lady Crusaders’ head coach the past four years, Doug Light.
It’s been said the best thing about sophomores is they become juniors. So how nice is it when those returning players were also pretty good as sophomores?
While the new era of Lady Jays basketball began when Brad Conway was announced as the new coach in August, it officially begin when he toes the sideline tonight for the first time as the third Jefferson City coach in four seasons.
The Calvary Lady Lions are already winning, and the season has yet to get underway.
The Chamois Lady Pirates beat the Vienna Lady Eagles 41-25 thanks to a big second half.