Kansas City Royals reported on Wednesday that veteran announcer Fred White had passed away one day after announcing his retirement. He spent 40 years with the organization, most recently as director of broadcast services and the franchise's alumni.
The North Central Missouri College Lady Pirates basketball team has signed its first recruit for the 2013-14 season. Kayla Oetterer, a 5â€™11â€ť forward from New Haven, Missouri has made the decision to continue her basketball career at NCMC.
The North Central Missouri College baseball team is five games deep into their spring break trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and, to this point, the Pirates are finding good success, winning three games and losing two. In all FIVE games, NCMC has out-hit it opponent, and both losses were only by one run, including a 13-inning defeat on Sunday. Head coach Donnie Hillerman says his team is 'playing solid baseball'.
Playing their first two games of a spring break road trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, the North Central Missouri College baseball team split a pair of hard-fought, low-scoring games over the weekend. The Pirates beat Salem Community College 3-1, but fell in a 13 inning marathon to Lakeland Comunity College, 4-3.
North Mercer High School senior Sierra Michaelis was named the 2012-2013 "Miss Show-Me Basketball" award recipient on Sunday, given annually to the top female high school player in the state of Missouri.
McKenzie Russell from Kirksville High School signed a letter of intent this week to play basketball with the Lady Pirates at North Central Missouri College in Trenton. She was a two-time All State guard for the Kirksville Tigers.
Tyrell Thirkield, son of Denita Elmore of Higginsville, has signed a letter of intent to play basketball for the Pirates at North Central Missouri College in Trenton next fall. He joins recruit Jory Woodson of the St. Louis area in the guard position.
The North Mercer High School tandem of Sierra Michaelis and Courtney Owens are four-time selections to the All-HDC Conference postseason first team, both among the girls and boys honored by the conference in voting announced on Monday afternoon. To see the complete list of first-team and honorable mention selections, click on "read more". Unanimous selections will be in BOLD.
Anyone in the Trenton area interested in playing on a Trenton little league team in the Harrison County League, headquartered in Bethany, needs to sign up their children THIS WEEK. These teams will practice in Trenton with home games in Trenton. Sign-up sheets are available at area schools and at the Trenton Main Stop convenience store and may be returned to either location. The deadline is FRIDAY, March 15th, 2013.
The Mercer Lady Cardinals rebounded well from Thursday night's disappointing loss to Chamois, running away from Chadwick and winning the Class 1 girl's third place game, 75-54 on Friday night at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, in a game broadcast on KTTN FM 92.3 and www.kttn.com.