District roundup: Raiders' Stoneburner hits for cycle
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District roundup: Raiders' Stoneburner hits for cycle

Presley Stoneburner hit for the cycle in leading the North Shelby softball team to a 15-4 victory over Marion County on Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Class 1 District 9 Tournament at the Cotton Bowl in Canton, Mo. Stoneburner finished 4 for 5...

Unusual loss serves as extra motivation for Monroe City
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Unusual loss serves as extra motivation for Monroe City

MONROE CITY, Mo. -- The final score was surprising, even for the Monroe City softball team. The Panthers suffered a 10-0 loss to Clarence Cannon Conference rival Highland on Oct. 1, just nine days before the start of district play. It was the team's worst

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Prep softball roundup: Hultz fans 10 in Canton's victory

Abbey Hultz struck out 10 and did not give up an earned run as the Canton softball team topped Scotland County 4-2 in Thursday's non-conference game in Canton, Mo. Both of Scotland County's runs were unearned and came on a Kaitlyn McMinn double in the top

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Prep roundup: Whittaker has big day at plate for Hannibal

Hailey Whittaker had two singles, two doubles and four RBIs to lead the Hannibal girls softball team to an 8-5 North Central Missouri Conference victory over Kirksville on Tuesday in Kirksville, Mo. Hannibal (8-8, 6-3 NCMC) led 3-1 going into the top of t

Prep roundup: Highland hands Monroe City third loss
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Prep roundup: Highland hands Monroe City third loss

The Highland softball team scored seven runs in the second inning and rolled to a 10-0 victory in a Clarence Cannon Conference game in Ewing, Mo. Grace Murphy's RBI single and a two-run home run by Addy Johnson highlighted the inning for the Cougars (11-9

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Prep roundup: Knox County reaches title game at Schuyler County

The Knox County softball team scored two runs with two walks and three errors in the second inning in a 3-2 victory over Highland in a semifinal of the Schuyler County Tournament on Saturday. Knox County (12-3) was set to face Marceline in the championshi

West gets out of jam, blanks Canton
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West gets out of jam, blanks Canton

CANTON, Mo. -- McKenzie West found herself in trouble in the top of the fifth inning. The Canton softball team had two in scoring position with one out and the top of its batting order coming to the plate. "I'd like to stay out of those," West said. "I can

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Prep softball roundup: Louisiana's Gutierrez hits walk-off grand slam

Maria Gutierrez hit a walk-off grand slam to lift the Bulldogs to a 6-4 victory over Montgomery County Thursday in Louisiana, Mo. Louisiana trailed 4-2 entering the bottom of the seventh, but loaded the bases for Gutierrez, who also had an RBI double in t

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Prep roundup: VanTress tosses shutout for Palmyra

Lauren VanTress tossed a four-hit shutout as the Palmyra softball team topped Brookfield 6-0 at home in Tuesday's Clarence Cannon Conference game. After Morgan Ingram's RBI double in the bottom of the first, the Panthers (7-9, 3-2 CCC) benefitted from two

Prep roundup: Big first inning carries Highland
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Prep roundup: Big first inning carries Highland

Highland scored all of its runs in the first inning and held on to defeat Palmyra 5-4 in a Clarence Cannon Conference softball game on Monday in Palmyra, Mo. Becca Scott hit a three-run homer in the first inning, and Kennedy Flanagan had an RBI double and