Keeping the floor picked up
Senior Amber Engelbrecht, digs one up Monday, Sept. 8, in Stover. The varsity volleyball Lady Bulldogs hosted and beat Skyline (28-26)(25-13), and the senior libero registered 10 digs like this one. Carley Nolting, No. 11, and Hunter Miesner, No. 15, are alert to help out.

Good form, good pass
Senior Amber Engelbrecht, passes serve as Carley Nolting prepares to cover Monday, Sept. 8, in Stover. The varsity volleyball Lady Bulldogs hosted and beat Skyline (28-26)(25-13).

Lady Bulldogs romp to top of conference
The Stover High School volleyball team took the early lead in the Kaysinger Conference standings on the strength of a pair of wins. First, they hosted and beat Skyline in a non-conference tilt (28-26)(25-13) Monday, Sept. 8. Then the inaugurated 2014 league play Tuesday, Sept. 9, home standing and defeating Northwest (25-18)(25-21). Then they traveled Thursday, Sept. 11, to Lincoln where they made quick work of the Lady Cardinals (25-15)(25-8).

This one can't get in
Alex Haag makes a diving save Tuesday, Sept. 9, in Stover. Haag was a match for the School of the Osage offense until a deflected ball got by him in a 2-1 loss.

Setting 'em up
Brock Nolting centers one Tuesday, Sept. 9, at Stover. The varsity soccer Bulldogs dropped a squeaker to Osage 2-1.

Bulldogs lose twice
Over two matches, the Stover High School varsity soccer team played three solid halves. The one half that failed to go well doomed them to two losses.

Bauer playing well
early in the season
Stover junior golfer Jensen Bauer has found her game in a big way. Still recovering from a series of summer-long illnesses, her scores are showing no real negative effect.

Cross country Bulldogs run twice
The Stover High School cross country team entered and ran in two races. Wednesday, Sept. 10, they navigated the course at the Eagle Invitational in Vienna. Saturday, Sept. 13, they ran in the 36th Annual Linn Invitational.

Stover Athletic Department Golf Tournament slated at Rolling Hills
The 10th Annual Stover Athletic Department Golf Tournament is scheduled to tee off 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at Rolling Hills Country Club in Versailles. The four-person scramble is intended to benefit programs for student athletes at the Morgan County R-1 schools.

A local ringer
Carl Folsom Sr. of Stover pitches horseshoes Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Laurie Hillbilly Fair. Folsom finished third in the Class A tournament. (photo by R. D. Fish)

Varsity volleyball results, September 11
Stover 25 Lincoln 15
Stover 25 Lincoln 8
Stover JV 25 Lincoln 7
Stover JV 25 Lincoln 9

Varsity volleyball results, September 9
Stover 28 Northwest 26
Stover 25 Northwest 13

Varsity volleyball results, September 8
Stover 25 Skyline 18
Stover 25 Skyline 21

MDC offers mobile
app for sportsmen
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) now offers Missouri hunters, anglers, and trappers a free mobile application for both Android and Apple mobile devices. The new “MO Hunting” app is available through Google Play and iTunes stores.

Archery deer and turkey
regulations set for 2014
The Missouri Department of Conservation, MDC, has announced the 2014 archery deer and turkey season regulations. The early season is Monday, Sept. 15, through Friday, Nov. 14. It resumes Wednesday, Nov. 26 through Thursday, Jan. 15.

Schedule caveats
All interscholastic sports schedules are subject to change due to weather and other circumstances. The schedules published here, as the seasons progress, may not reflect cancellations, postponements, and or rescheduled contests. Always refer to the This Week in Sports column for dates, places, and times that should reflect the latest amendments to master schedules.

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