Down 35-0 at the half Friday night, the final result was all but decided. The Helias Crusaders didn’t want anything remotely similar to occur in the final two quarters.
HANNIBAL — Except for the final score, it was all but decided at halftime.
Instead of heading southwest tonight, the Helias Crusaders are going northeast. But other than that, not a lot has changed for the Crusaders from Week One to Week Two.
Entering the softball season, the Helias Lady Crusaders had a pretty good idea of what they were going to get out of the top four hitters in the lineup.
The Helias Lady Crusaders went through some growing pains last season.
The Helias Lady Crusaders brought home a Class 1 state golf trophy last season by finishing fourth.
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What’s more exciting than billionaires talking with billionaires about trying to make more money? Well, pretty much everything. But since one of the billionaires is Stan Kroenke and he currently owns the St. Louis Rams, there is some local interest in this situation.
First game, new head coach, understandably there were some nerves Friday night.
Sometimes, it’s not who you have back. It’s who you don’t.
It was one of those games where the scoreboard really doesn’t tell the whole story. The Helias Crusaders dropped their season opener Friday night, falling 31-9 to the Nixa Eagles. But a tweak here and an adjustment there and the outcome could have been closer.