CANTON, Mo. -- Olivia Jarvis, Brianna Caldwell and Katie Gaus have had an offseason routine of individual workouts and playing travel softball for the past four years. Meeting a new coach also became part of that routine.
Here's a capsule look at the teams competing in the Class 1 state softball tournament this weekend.
BOWLING GREEN, Mo. -- The score was tied 1-1 entering the sixth inning, but it seemed like only a matter of time before the power of the Bowling Green lineup would make an impact. Three home runs by the Bobcats blew the game open, and Bowling Green held o
SALISBURY, Mo. -- Olivia Jarvis saw her opportunity. She noticed the shortstop was keeping her near second base, and the third baseman was playing for a bunt. The Canton softball senior decided it was a chance to make a play
Abby Hultz wasn't sure where her flyball to left field was going to land. That's why the Canton third baseman was shocked to see the softball end up on the other side of the fence.
Palmyra senior catcher Brooke Wilson got the opportunity to play one last game Wednesday night at Flower City Park. She delivered with three RBIs to help the Palmyra softball team beat North Callaway 7-1 in the Class 2 sectional.
MONROE CITY, Mo. -- Alana Comstock consistently threw the best pitch of the day to the Highland hitters on Monday. Strike one. Comstock threw a first-pitch strike to 20 of the 30 batters she faced, and she struck out 14 for the Palmyra softball team in a 3
HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Olivia Pfeifer hit a double with two outs in the top of the eighth inning for the Hannibal softball team, but she was left stranded on base. Reghan Smith hit a double with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning for Mexico, but her hit
MEMPHIS, Mo. -- The top-seeded Canton softball team wanted to avoid a repeat of last year when it faced second-seeded Scotland County for the Class 1 District 11 title on Monday night. Canton was the top seed in last year's district but was upset in the se
HANNIBAL, Mo. -- After the Hannibal softball team watched Fulton score in the top of the first inning Thursday night, the Pirates knew they needed a quick answer. They turned to the spark plug they've relied on all year. Leadoff hitter Olivia Pfeifer led o