CANTON, Mo. With one throw from pitcher Olivia Jarvis to her sister and first baseman Abby Jarvis for the final out, years of frustration for Canton teams finally ended. The softball team clinched the school's first state championship. "It means so much
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The final moments seemed like a blur to Olivia Jarvis. The groundball hit by Pilot Grove's Natalie Rentel hit her leg but ended up in her glove. She turned to her sister, Abby, playing first base for the Canton softball team. "That hit
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Canton softball team is used to making trips in late October to the Class 1 state tournament. The Tigers, however, are in uncharted territory after beating North Harrison 4-2 in Friday's state semifinal game at the Killian Softball
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.