Varsity baseball results, April 22
Stover 10 Lincoln 7

Varsity baseball results, April 21
Versailles 15 Stover 2

Josie Jackson duals on the inside.....

as does Samantha Lor on the outside
Josie Jackson, top, and Samantha Lor both ran the open 100-meter dash Tuesday, April 15, at the Versailles Middle School Tiger Relays. Jackson's time of 18.23 and Lor's time of 17.36 both failed to place in the event. (photos by H.B. Dodds)

Stover Junior High relay
teams score at Versailles
Coach Mason Dunnaway took his Stover Junior High track and field teams Tuesday, April 15 to the Versailles Middle School Tiger Relays. It was a huge meet with incredible competition, but two Stover sprint relay teams held up well.

Bulldogs shut out at Cole Camp
Fortune failed to smile on the Stover Bulldogs Tuesday, April 15. First, just enough rain fell on Legion Field to force a late change of venue for their game against Cole Camp. A few miles west, Cole Camp's ball park stayed dry enough to host the game.

Stover track teams compete
at Skyline and Windsor
Monday, April 14, Head Coach Jerry Fagg took the Stover High School varsity track teams to Urbana and sent them into the Skyline Invitational track meet. The girls placed fifth and the boys placed seventh.

Nolting near top of conference
“Conditions were just brutal,” said Stover golf Coach Ernie Haag. Monday, April 14 the wind chill was 19 and rain, sleet, and even a few minutes of heavy snow afllicted the Columbia Country Club. Additionally, the Father Tolton Golf Invitational attracted some of the best high school players from across the state. Haag had two players he wanted to see challenge it all.

Soccer team loses twice
Monday, April 14, the Stover girls varsity soccer team was shut out at Clinton 10-0. Tuesday, April 15, they lost to School of the Osage 6-0 at Lake Ozark. Head Coach Chris Witte said, “We just can't score a goal,” as the streak of shutouts suffered by the Lady Bulldogs reached eight.

St. Paul fun run Saturday
The third annual End of School Fun Run, sponsored by St. Paul Lutheran School, starts 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 26 in Stover's Legion Park. A 5K run/walk takes off first, followed by a two-mile casual walk 15 minutes later. A half-mile kids fun run will be the last event to the starting line at 9:30 a.m.

Turkey season reminders
Days are beginning to warm, trees are budding and flowers are blooming. In Missouri this indicates the approach of spring turkey season. Each spring thousands of Missourians take to the woods looking for a gobbler to try to outsmart. Some hunters are successful, while others learn just how smart a wild turkey is.

Varsity soccer schedule update, May 3
The Stover Lady Bulldogs Soccer Classic has been rescheduled Saturday, May 3

Spring turkey seasons and regulations set
The Missouri Department of Conservation has announced the dates for spring turkey hunting in 2014. Youth season, for hunters age 6-15 on opening day, is to be April 12-13. Regular season, for all hunters holding a valid permit, is scheduled April 21 through May 11. Participants must possess a resident, non-resident, or resident landowner spring turkey hunting permit. The landowner permit is valid only on the property for which it is issued.

Citizens for Health and Wellness sponsor second annual walk/run
Citizens for Health and Wellness has announced plans for a second annual 5K run/2-mile walk Saturday, May 3. Plans to add a 10K run are in the works. The whole event is a fund raiser to reduce health and wellness disparities in Morgan County.

Sports awards banquet scheduled
The Stover High School winter and spring sports awards banquet has been scheduled 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 7, in the Stover High School cafeteria. Coaches and athletes in both junior high and high school varsity sports will be honored.

Pitch, Hit, and Run
coming to Versailles
Major League Baseball has scheduled a Pitch, Hit, and Run competition noon Saturday, April 26, at Versailles City Park. Boys and girls from seven to 14 are invited to compete for free in the three core baseball and softball skills.

Spring Sports Schedules caveat
There is next to no likelihood that these schedules will be played as written due to weather and other schedule-challenging situations. It is very important to watch for cancellation, postponement, and rescheduling bulletins as they become available to the Press online sports page. Also watch the "This Week in Sports" column as rescheduling will generally appear there as up to date as possible.

Paddlefish snaggers cautiously optimistic
Paddlefish season is approaching, and the Missouri Department of Conservation, MDC, has cautiously encouraging news for snaggers.

Joe Heuer of Ashland, left, and Bob Persinger of Wentzville weigh their catch Saturday, April 12 at the Lake of the Ozarks in Ivy Bend. Heuer snagged a 60 pound fish while Persinger hauled in a 50 pounder. (photo by Charlotte Gaden)

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