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Warriors suffer first season loss at Pink Ribbon Game

Warriors suffer first season loss at Pink Ribbon Game

McKenna Hill, Managing Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Smithville Warriors are no longer undefeated after losing 14-7 to the Chillicothe Hornets on Friday, October 6 during their pink ribbon game. “They’re really going to feel this tomorrow morning,” said Justin Corcoran, running back coach. “They’ll be really sore, both mentally and phy...

Losing streak ends after Warriors trounce Hounds

Losing streak ends after Warriors trounce Hounds

McKenna Hill, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017


Filed under Sports

For the first time in fifteen football filled years, the Smithville Warriors beat the Maryville Spoofhounds in a bout for the title of MEC conference champion on Friday, September 29. “Maryville has always had great athletics,” said Darren Shafer, athletic director. “But our boys this year could...

Warriors suffer last minute loss to St. Michael High

Warriors suffer last minute loss to St. Michael High

McKenna Hill, Managing Editor

September 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

After 70 scoreless minutes, the Smithville Warrior soccer team suffered a narrow loss in the last 10 minutes of the game against St. Michael the Archangel High School last Thursday, Aug. 31. “We were just trying to work hard, keep playing, and get some shots off,” said Dan Jakobe of St. M...

Shooting for the top

Shooting for the top

Eastlyn Koons, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017


Filed under Sports

In their first year, Archery hits the target. “It’s something that I’ve never done before, and I thought it was pretty interesting so I thought I’d give it a try,” said Gunnar Ellis, sophomore archer. Some of the members have never played before but have enjoyed their season. “...

Girl’s Soccer ‘kicks’ off season

Girl’s Soccer ‘kicks’ off season

Amanda Holt, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Smithville Girl’s Soccer team season is underway. The varsity team has a record of 4-3 with eight regular season games left. “So far, (the season has) been going pretty good. Soccer has won most of their games, like all teams. So far it’s been going great,” said Paige Myers, freshman C...

JV swings into first tournament

JV swings into first tournament

Savannah Oesterle, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Sports

Smithville’s Junior Varsity boy’s golf team had the chance to show off their skills by themselves. On Thursday, April 20, Cameron Oesterle, Nathan Allen, Blake Ackerman, Grant Fisher and Robert Schwind went to Chillicothe's Green Hills Golf Course to play in the first JV tournament where Varsi...

Spring Rain

Spring Rain

Abigail Swanigan, Staff Writer

April 13, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Spring is here and with spring comes the rain. “The one thing I dislike about spring is the rainouts we have in baseball,”  said Kyle Heckenbach, varsity baseball player. The baseball team has only had three home games this season due to rain. “Unsafe playing conditions are usually major...

Golf falls by one stroke

Golf falls by one stroke

Savannah Oesterle, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Warrior golfers played their second match of the year on Wednesday March 28 at Paradise Pointe. Both Varsity and JV teed off at four on the front nine to compete against St. Pius X. The Warrior’s Varsity lineup had changed from the week before. Trace Walters, sophomore, Brock Cook, senior, Mc...

Golf swings in 2017 season

Golf swings in 2017 season

Savannah Oesterle, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017


Filed under Sports

Both Varsity and JV golf teams had home course advantage as they battled against Bishop LeBlond and Savannah on Wednesday, March 22 at Smithville’s Paradise Pointe Golf Complex. The teams played the front nine of the Posse which was difficult due to the holes that ran alongside the lake. Despite...

Shooting for ‘the pars’

Shooting for ‘the pars’

Savannah Oesterle, Staff

March 17, 2017


Filed under Sports

As fourth quarter begins so do spring sports. Boys golf is underway and they’re starting off strong. The boys have been dedicated despite the cold weather and wind that makes golf difficult. All of their hardwork will pay off next week, on Wednesday when the competition officially begins. Th...

Baseball slides into new season

Baseball slides into new season

Abby Swanigan, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017


Filed under Sports

After coming out of a conference championship last year, the baseball team is ready to start the new season. “I think every year is a different year that has new challenges,” said Josh Speer, baseball head coach, “I am really looking forward to this year, I think that we have a great senior clas...

Senior pins 150th win

Senior pins 150th win

Abby Swanigan, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017


Filed under Sports

Jake Boyd wrestled to his 150th win against Moberly High School Friday, Jan. 6 at the home dual. “I am really proud of Jake,” said Taylor Middleton, head coach. “He’s done a really good job, as all of our guys do. He has done a really good job of being a leader and it has shown by the recog...