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RHS grapplers continue learning curve

The Spartan wrestling team continues to take on top-notch competition as the new season opens. After losing a dual at home to last year’s Class 2 state runner-up Excelsior Springs…

Cards control young Dawgs

The Stet Cardinals used their height and experience advantage to spoil the season opener for the Bulldogs 62-33 Friday night over visiting Hardin-Central. The Cardinals were led by Derek McGinnis…

Defense sparkles for H-C

A tough Hardin-Central defense came up with 25 steals Friday night leading the Lady Bulldogs to a 53-30 win at Stet to begin the 2008-09 hoops season. Stet scored 10…

Tough draw for Spartans in opener

The Richmond Spartans certainly did not pick a cupcake to open the 2008-09 wrestling season Thursday night at the RHS gym. The Excelsior Springs Tigers brought five state medalists from…

Spartans clutch down the stretch

It wasn’t a thing of beauty, but Richmond basketball coach Duane Bastob will take it as his Spartans held off the Tigers 61-54 Wednesday night in Excelsior Springs in his…

Offense sputters in Lady Spartans’ opener

Although his Lady Spartan basketball team came out on the short end of their season opener Monday night at home with the visiting Excelsior Springs Lady Tigers, coach David Littrell…

DOUBLE TIME

Joe Kaufman pushed the football over from the 1-yard line in the second overtime putting the Orrick Bearcats on top for good, 34-28, Friday at the Edward Jones Dome in…

Bearcats looking for more of the same

The Orrick Bearcats, who waited 32 years between state football titles before winning it all last season, have a chance to make it back-to-back championships as they return to the…

Return engagement

Going into Saturday’s Class 1 semifinal game at Princeton, the Orrick Bearcats knew their secondary would face another tough test. Just one week earlier, the Orrick defense had allowed 325…

Familiar final hurdle for Bearcats

The one constant in the last two playoff games for the Orrick Bearcats has been their ability to just simply line up and run the football up and down the…