The final set of fall postseason district play begins for Troy Buchanan and Winfield, as their football and volleyball programs look to bring home championships in 2020.
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The Winfield cross country team participated in a meet in Clopton on Oct. 12. The varsity boys placed third overall, and the team had three athletes medal individually.
The Silex Junior High Boys Cross Country team took 1st Place in the Elsberry Middle School Invitational on Monday, Sept. 28. Then on Oct. 1 the team continued their roll finishing in second place at the Bowling Green Invitational. The CC team is coached by Andrew Mills.
For the first time this season, the lights were on for Friday night high school football at John H. Lawrence Sports Complex at Troy Buchanan High School.
After a 29-point loss on the road at Francis Howell on Sept. 25, Troy Buchanan took the short drive to Wentzville to try to get back on the winning track Friday night against Timberland.
Winfield exploded for 11 runs in the first inning against Orchard Farm, and cruised to a 13-1 run-ruling of the Eagles on Sept. 29. The easy win put the Warriors over .500 for the season at 10-9.
Maybe it was the three times Orchard Farm scored touchdowns on fourth-down runs that doomed Winfield’s football team on Friday night.
After a huge offensive effort on the road in a win against Warrenton, Troy Buchanan’s football squad returned home on Saturday hoping its defense could bounce back from getting shredded for three long touchdowns when the Trojans faced Liberty.
Before the season started, first-year head football coach Cody Spegal said his young Winfield Warriors will have to “learn how to win.”
In Erin Hesselbach’s first season as Winfield’s boys soccer coach, she knew there would be some growing pains and adjustments.
Coach Zach McKinley’s combined boys and girls cross-country team at Troy Buchanan was filled with surprises in his first year captaining the program.
A .500 record and a second-round district playoff appearance in your first season as a head softball coach is nothing to sneeze at.
Troy Buchanan opened its 2020 football campaign on a Saturday morning when it welcomed Fort Zumwalt South to town.
When a six-year-old girl visited the Sports Closet, the Kiwanis Club of Wright City’s newest project, some pink softball shoes caught her eye. So did a matching helmet.
With the cancellation of the rest of the 2019-2020 school year last week, athletic programs from both Elsberry (left) and Silex (right) High Schools found a very unique way to honor their respective Seniors that would have participated in Baseball, Girls Soccer, Track and Field and Golf this…
Like it or not, Americans are getting used to a new normal: no sports while the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, is causing disruptions around the country.
When Brandon Altman found out his senior season with Winfield High School’s baseball team could be wiped out due to the COVID-19 outbreak, devastation was only one of the emotions he felt rushing through him.
Troy’s girls competed in the first round of sectional play in the MSHSAA Basketball Tournament for the first time since 1998, beating their opponents 57-44 and progressing to the next game.
Autumn Flanigan put a cap on back-to-back undefeated seasons by taking her second State Champion title on Feb. 22 at the Mizzou Arena.
Troy’s boys and girls basketball teams are set to play in the Class 5 District 8 Tournament on Friday night, with the boys facing down Francis Howell, and the girls taking on Holt.
Silex Owl and senior Tommy Grote made the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) record book for free throws made in a game. Grote now ranks 19th in the record book.
Autumn Flanigan took her second state title in a row this past weekend at the MSHSAA State Wrestling Championships, held in the Mizzou Arena. Flanigan took the top title in her class last year, the first year that Missouri opened up a girls wrestling division. She finished both seasons undef…
For the first time in the team’s history, the Winfield boys won the GAC North title in a neck-and-neck game against Warrenton on Feb. 20. This victory was an “incredible” experience, said Coach Bryan Keim. The Warriors had the opportunity to claim the titles in several tournaments throughout…
It was a standing room only crowd on Tuesday, Feb 18 at the Silex R-I High School Gymnasium as a multitude of events took place including a performance from the Silex Mini-Cheerleaders.
The Elsberry High School girls basketball team won their district opener game on Monday night against the Mark Twain Lady Tigers by a score of 41-22. The team took on the top seeded Lady Coyotes from Paris on Wednesday night at 7:15 PM at Clopton High School. (photo courtesy of Ko…