Odessa's Hilbrenner, Peerson, Miller
W-N's Schuster named All-State
The Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association has named its 2015 All-State baseball teams for all classes recently. Three Bulldogs and one Tiger were selected.
Senior Gabe Peerson was named to the Class 4 Second Team as a catcher. He was joined on the Second Team by Jake Matheny of Westminster Christian Academy and Kyle McCallister of Monett. Senior Cameron Hilbrenner also made the Second Team as an infielder. He was joined on the Second Team by Matt Foster of Sullivan, Kaleb Reid of Smithville, Austin Hulbert of Boonville and Jordan Fitzpatrick of Logan Rogersville. Read more in The Odessan.
Post 286 goes winless at weekend tourney
Odessa Post 286 Bulldogs played in the sixth annual Rod's Sports A's Hidden Valley Tournament June 18-21. Eight teams were split into pools of four with the top two teams in each pool advancing to the title game. Post 286 went 0-3 in pool play.
Columbus scored three runs in the top of the first, three in the fifth and three in the sixth to blank Post 286. Odessa only had four hits in the contest, but they had their chances.
"We left the bases loaded in the first and fourth with the first inning being bases loaded and nobody out," said head coach, Brad Mayfield, "just no clutch hits against a very good team." Read more in The Odessan.
Odessa cheerleaders attend UCA summer cheer camp
Varsity and JV cheerleaders from Odessa High School attended Universal Cheerleaders Association Summer Camp at Country Club Hotel at Lake of the Ozarks.
Both teams brought home several blue superior ribbons. JV team won first in Time Out Cheer. Varsity earned a first in Time Out Cheer and Game Day Championships.
They also scored second place finishes in Time Out Sideline and Xtreme Routine. Read more in The Odessan.
Partners for Odessa Parks golf tournament results
Partners for Odessa Parks held a golf tournament Saturday at Adams Pointe golf course.
Winners were: A flight, Sean and Taylor Cleary, 58, first; Dan Northrup and Joey Starner, 64, second. B flight, Jay Dailey and Tim Grimsley, 75, first; John Jackson and Jason Garrett, 76, second. Read more in The Odessan.
Achievement Day... Mighty MO 4-H Club Achievement Day was held June 20 in Higginsville. Those attending were, front, from left, Maggie Hotmer, Olivia Dyer, Jaidyn Hemmen, Zeb Butters; back, Evelyn Hemmen, Rebecca Butters, Danielle Wildschuetz, Kaylin Hotmer, Laura Soerries, Amber Soerries.
4-H'ers receive awards at Achievement Day
Lafayette County 4-H Achievement Day was held Saturday at the Lafayette C-1 Middle School. Judging contests, demonstrations, selection of the 4-H queen, Clover Kid activities, fashion review and public speaking are some of the events that 4-H'ers participated in that day. There were more than 85 4-H members participating in the event.
Awards program at the Lafayette County 4-H Achievement Day began with the crowning of the 2015 4-H Queen. Corbin Bell, 2014 4-H king, and Serra Crowley, 2014 4-H queen, crowned Chantel Kappelman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bart Kappelman, Higginsville, as the 2015 4-H queen. Shauna Fagel, daughter of Kathie Fagel, Alma, was the first attendant with Sabrina Limback, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Doug Limback, Higginsville, as additional attendant. The king and queen contest consists of the member's 4-H records and achievements in club, county and state events, as well as personal interviews and also a 10-minute activity for the Clover Kids Groups during Achievement Day. Read more in The Odessan.