The warm winter weather allowed one golfer to start the decade off with a hole-in-one.
WARRENSBURG - The largest reaction from the crowd on hand for Central Missouri and St. Mary on Tuesday, Dec. 31, didn’t come while the Mules were building a 30-point lead on their NAIA opponent. It came when Warrensburg-native Luke Mackey snuck behind the UCM defense for an uncontested lay-u…
Former Central Missouri Mules Spencer Reaves and Jakob Lowrance know a thing or two about winning close games together, going back to their time together in Warrensburg.
A lot happened in the world of sports in Johnson County in 2019.
The Warrensburg Middle School girls basketball team traveled Thursday night, Dec. 19, to Excelsior Springs and came away with two hard-fought wins.
WARRENSBURG — The 2019-2020 campaign is underway for the Warrensburg Middle school girls basketball teams.
Erin Harms, 11, Centerview, poses with her eight-point buck on Nov. 2, the opening day of youth rifle season. This is Harms’ third buck and was taken down from 175 yards out with a Winchester Savage .243 near Centerview.
The Warrensburg Middle School cross country team traveled to Jefferson City on Friday, Oct. 11.
WARRENSBURG — After receiving careful instructions from Central Missouri women’s golfer McKenna Rice, Grace Powers stood over her putt. With a slight tap, Powers knocked home a three-foot putt, prompting high-fives in the indoor facility at Mule National golf course.
The Warrensburg Middle School cross country team traveled On Monday, Oct. 7, to Oak Grove.
INDEPENDENCE — The Warrensburg Middle School Cross Country team traveled Wednesday, Sept. 25, to Independence to run in the "Stampede."
Former Central Missouri volleyball coach Peggy Martin became college volleyball’s winningest coach of all-time on Saturday, Sept. 21, reaching 1,350 career wins.
Jason Hill record his first career hole-in-one on Aug. 24 at Mule Nation.
Night one of the annual Labor Day weekend special events began on Saturday, Aug. 31, evening with 107 race teams signed in for competition. The night served as the opening night for A-Mod drivers to race their way onto the grid for Sunday’s main event, Sept. 1. (See dsjnow.com for Sunday’s r…
Central Missouri Speedway hosted its final regular race season championship weekly racing series on Saturday, Aug. 24, along with week four of the Top-Gun Series. All total, there were 92 race teams signed in for competition wit 16 Pure Stocks, nine E-Mods, 19 Mod-Lites, 21 B-Mods, 12 Street…
ST. JOSEPH — Warrensburg football manager Andy Martins got an experience of a lifetime on Wednesday, Aug. 14, as the Kansas City Chiefs invited him to a training camp practice.
WARRENSBURG – It’s time to sign the kids up for NFL Flag Football with Warrensburg Parks & Rec.
WARRENSBURG — All-Starz Barbershop’s third annual Shoe Drive & Basketball Tournament raised $300 and collected 40 pairs of shoes on Sunday, Aug. 3.
WARRENSBURG — Western Missouri Medical Center and the University of Central Missouri Nutrition and Kinesiology partnered up for the second annual Sports Medicine Seminar.
Central Missouri Speedway hosted its annual Kid’s Night activities and night two of the special Top Gun Series on Saturday, Aug. 3. A total of 93 drivers and teams signed in for competition in 13 heat races and six main events. Among drivers on hand were 17 Pure Stocks, nine E-Mods, 16 Mod-L…
Ninety race teams signed in for Heartland Waste race night on Saturday, July 27, at Central Missouri Speedway. Throughout the night, drivers competed in 15 preliminary heat races and five main events throughout the night.
Members of Bright Sox, a co-ed softball league for individuals with developmental disabilities, pose for a photo after wrapping up its summer season. The league was a partnership between Youth Excited About Sports (YES), Abilities LLC, RISE Community Services, Cox Family Farms and community …
INDEPENDENCE - Post 131’s run in the American Legion Zone 2 tournament came to an end with a 2-1 loss to FIKE on Friday, July 26.
INDEPENDENCE - Brodie Payne played the hero for Post 131 twice over, driving in the game-tying runs in the bottom of the seventh and game-winning run in the bottom of the eighth in a 6-5 win over Hillcrest in the 2019 Zone Tournament on Thursday, July 25.
INDEPENDENCE — A pair of errors sent Post 131 to the loser’s bracket of the 2019 Zone Tournament, losing 3-2 to Rod’s A’s on Wednesday, July 24.
The Johnson County 4-H Shooting Sports held a County .22 Rifle match on Saturday, July 20, at the Johnson County Jail Range.
WARRENSBURG — Prior to Saturday’s, July 20, Lions Club game, Blue head coach Rich Johnson, Knob Noster, had a problem. His play sheet was still in the locker room with 15 minutes until kickoff.
WARRENSBURG — Warrensburg-native Reagan Henry has always been strong and has shown it on the biggest stages, competing nationally in CrossFit.
A cutline in the July 16 edition of the Daily Star-Journal included inaccurate information.
WARRENSBURG — Two Warrensburg golfers made sure to try and defend their home town course at the Missouri Junior Amateur tournament on Tuesday, July 16 at Mules National.
After a weekend off for rest and recuperation after the annual BBQ Bowl, Central Missouri Speedway will welcome drivers and fans back the track for championship racing on Comfort Inn Race Night on Saturday, July 20.
WARRENSBURG — What started as a project to remember their son and revitalize a local park has grown to encompass local charity efforts for young children.
The 2019 Missouri Lions All-Star game is set for 7 p.m. Saturday, July 20, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. at Walton Stadium
The Missouri Golf Association is set to host the 36th Missouri Junior Amateur Championship at Mules National Golf Course on July 15-16. This year we have 156 junior golfers from across the state, ranging in age from ages 8-18.
INDEPENDENCE — The clock struck midnight on Post 131’s chance to snag a second win at the FIKE wood bat tournament as the late starting Thursday, July 11, night game — the game started just before 10 p.m. — stretched into Friday, July 12, morning.
Jesse Tillman makes his first bull ride at the Johnson County Fair stop of the Amped Up Bull Riding Tour on Thursday, July 11. Tillman won the event on his second ride of the night.
INDEPENDENCE - Post 131 is 1-1 through two games in the FIKE wood bat tournament. The Isotopes secured a 8-6 win over Post 60 on Wednesday, July 10, then fell 21-1 to Post 246 on Thursday, July 11.
Johnson County 4-H Shooting Sports held a County Shotgun Match on Saturday, July 6, at the UCM Trap and Skeet Range.
LEE’S SUMMIT — Post 131 dropped both games of it double header with Lee’s Summit Outlaws 12-0 and 10-0 on Saturday, June 29.
Racing got underway on Saturday, June 29, at Central Missouri Speedway on Midwest Coating race night with 94 race teams checked in.
Holden native Dillon Young hangs on during the bareback riding compeition at the Holden Rodeo on Friday, June 21. Young won the event, which spanned across two days, with a ride of 79.
Warrensburg alum Kevin Hardin is now a professional baseball player.
A total of 96 race teams checked in for the Street Stock special event night and weekly racing in all other classes on Saturday, June 22. There were 19 A-Mods, 27 B-Mods, 18 Street Stocks, 21 Mod-Lites, and 12 Pure Stocks racing throughout the night in 21 races.
The Johnson County 4-H Shooting Sports Program is hosting a trio of county state qualifying events in July.
WARRENSBURG - Post 131 pitchers Brodie Payne and Peyton Seiz combined for a no-hitter on Tuesday, June 18, allowing the Isotopes to split the doubleheader with FIKE. The Isotopes lost 3-0 in the first game then rebounded for a 3-0 win of its own.
Ninety race teams signed in for week eight competition on Saturday, June 15, including 20 A-Mods, 29 B-Mods, 22 Mod-Lites, nine Street Stocks, and 10 Pure Stocks.
Post 131 picked up its first wins of the season sweeping Post 11 7-0, 6-1 on Saturday, June 15.
The Warrensburg Parks and Recreation department has extended its deadline for the men’s and co-ed softball leagues to July 10.
Jeff Folsom recorded a hole-in-one Tuesday, June 11, at Royal Oaks Golf Course.
Registration is open for the Warrensburg Parks and Recreation men’s and co-ed slow pitch softball leagues, available for ages 16 and up.
Warrensburg-native Cameron Holmes, who is set to attend State Fair Community College, was awarded the Carolyn Gilbert Scholarship for Higher Education by the Missouri United States Bowling Congress.
Weekly championship racing returned at Central Missouri Speedway on Saturday, June 8, with 81 race teams checked in for action. Competing classes were A-Mods, Street Stocks, B-Mods, Mod-Lites, and Pure Stocks. There were 13 preliminary heat races held throughout the night along with five mai…