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Simmons Earns Golf Medalist in GHS Win at Maysville

Gallatin’s Jett Simmons shot a round of 37 to come away with the medalist award from last Thursday’s triangular golf meet held at Maysville. Simmons’s award helped propel the Bulldogs to a team victory over Hamilton and the host team.

Simmons’s round was two strokes better than rounds of 39 shot by runnersup Hunter Cornelius and Ethan Green of Hamilton. Gabe Cole shot 40 for Gallatin and Bradley Rhoades added

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Missouri Disabled Sportsmen: Success is Always in Sight

“We hunters take all kinds of things for granted,” said Pete Eisentrager, a member of the Board of Directors for Missouri Disabled Sportsmen, Inc., out of Moberly. “We get up and have our stuff thrown on in thirty minutes. We climb trees, walk across muddy fields. We have no idea what challenges the disabled face on a daily basis just to get up and get out the door in the

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GHS Wrestlers Recognized with Proclamations

Michael Stanley and Rep. J. Eggleston

Representative J. Eggleston (District 002 Republican) presented proclamations to Gallatin R-5 wrestlers Michael Stanley and Jesse Bundy during an assembly on Tuesday, March 24. Rep.

Eggleston stated these two students represented themselves, their family, school and country well, both as athletes and as lifelong learners, and should be recognized for their achievements. Both wrestlers were state champions.





Jesse Bundy was

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GRC to be Equally Divided in East, West Divisions

The school boards of Braymer and King City school districts have voted to play 8-man football beginning with the 2016-17 school year.

As a result, the Eastern and Western divisions of the Grand River Conference, which were divided for the purposes of basketball and softball, will now be the same for football.

While there will be divisional championships in softball and basketball, there are no plans to have a conference

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Letter to the Editor: Winston Well Represented

Dear Editor:

As team hosts this past weekend for the Missouri State High School Basketball Championships in Columbia, we had the pleasure to spend time with Coaches Tim Harding and Rynn Hedrick along with the Winston Redbirds, cheerleaders and fans.

These young people represented their community, school, parents and especially themselves in a most positive manner. Their actions in Columbia speak very highly of their attitude in life and

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Blasts from the Past

March 16-23, 2005

Dylan Rogers, son of Jeff Rogers and Sally Sparks Rogers of Altamont, won a first place trophy in advanced chess at GEM Day on March 5 at Bode Middle School in St. Joseph. This is a special one-day program which provides enriching experiences for gifted children and their parents.

David and Lesa Leeper, Gallatin, received the Cooperator of the Year award at the 61st annual meeting

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Hamilton’s Fairchild Announces Retirement

In November, Penney High School said farewell to its greatest high school football player, Kellen Overstreet. On Tuesday, the Hornets also bid goodbye to their greatest coach.

Dave Fairchild announced his retirement Tuesday in a quiet way, telling his players in a group meeting, “It was a difficult decision to make and I expect you to continue to work hard.”

Fairchild is the only head coach current Hamilton players have

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GHS Athletes Receive Recognition, Awards at Winter Banquet

Athletes, coaches, parents and friends gathered in the Gallatin R-5 gym last Thursday night for the annual Winter Sports Awards Banquet. Athletic Director Rick Lin served as master of ceremonies. Angel Michael gave the Invocation.

Cheer coach Kelly Walker praised the GHS basketball cheerleaders for their hard work and creative instincts, saying, “they put in countless hours of practice and I couldn’t have asked for better teamwork and dedication.”


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Missouri’s Season Comes to an End

by Benjamin Herrold

Missouri’s basketball season mercifully came to an end last Wednesday night in Nashville with a 63-54 loss to South Carolina in the SEC Tournament.

Missouri (9-23, 3-15 in SEC play) set the school record for losses in a season, with 23. The team showed progress in late December and early January, losing close games with Illinois and Oklahoma State and then beating LSU in overtime. But then

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