Special Olympics

Special Olympics Missouri announces new President & CEO

The Board of Directors of Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) has announced the appointment of Susan Stegeman as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective April 1, 2019. She will lead the grassroots movement for the empowerment of people with intellectual disabilities in Missouri. Every day, Special Olympics uses the transformative power and joy of sports […]

Holiday Hoops Basketball

Harris hits 28 free throws, wins $500 for Trenton H.S. Athletic Department

The winners have been announced of the “Shoot Sixty Seconds for Your School” halftime competition during the 76 games at the North Central Missouri College Holiday Hoops to earn money for the respective schools athletic departments. Spencer Harris, representing Trenton High School was the Sixty Second Shot winner scoring 28 free throws. American Family Insurance, who sponsored […]

Andy Peterson

Former Trenton resident Andy Peterson announced as Director of Athletics at Northwest Missouri State

Northwest Missouri State University has announced that Andy Peterson, a former student-athlete, and coach who has served in the University’s athletics administration since 2013, is Northwest’s next director of athletics. Peterson had served as Northwest’s interim director of athletics since Mel Tjeerdsma’s April 30 retirement. His new appointment is effective immediately. “Andy is a Bearcat […]

Grundy County Museum Building

Grundy County Museum open for business this Memorial Day

The Grundy County Museum in Trenton will open for the season this weekend. This year’s feature exhibit is the traveling Smithsonian exhibit called Hometown Teams, which focuses on athletics, how sports teams are embedded into our culture, and the impact of team participation on individuals. There will also be a companion exhibit focusing on teams […]

Trenton High School

THS recognizes students at awards ceremony on Friday

Trenton High School recognized underclassmen with awards Friday for various academic and athletic achievements. Eighth through 10th-grade counselor Brooklyn Stevens presented several of the awards. Among awards presented, Jadan Whitney and Ainsley Tolson received the “I Dare You” Award. Weston Otto was named as a delegate for Missouri Boys State. Werthen Gass was named as […]