Archie Sports
Archie junior Mollie Andrews clears 12 feet, 0.75 inches, breaking the Class 2 state track and field meet record. Andrews won the pole vault state title and medaled in both of her hurdle races, while battling a hip flexor injury all weekend.
Andrews wins state championship, breaks Class 2 state meet record
JEFFERSON CITY — Mollie Andrews didn’t have the state track and field meet she wanted after a pair of top-three finishes in the hurdles last year, but she ended her season with a state record and championship.
Archie junior Mollie Andrews broke the school record in the pole vault last weekend at the Class 2 sectional meet. She cleared 11 feet, 11 inches and won the event.
Three school records fall at Class 1, 2 sectional meets
On Saturday, three school records were broken and a couple dozen athletes qualified for the Class 1 and 2 state track and field meets.
Midway freshman Moriah Perrenoud-Moore wins the 400-meter dash in a time of 1 minute and 2.84 seconds. Perrenoud-Moore has a been a dominant force in the 400 dash during the first month of the season.
Lady Vikings freshmen, Adrian boys shine at Midway Invitational
While the Adrian boys track and field team had a strong performance at the Midway Invitational last week, the Midway girls squad may have itself one of the best quarter-milers in the state.
Archie’s Layla Septer (2) narrowly beats the throw to home plate to score a run for the Lady Whirlwinds during last week’s game at Midway. Archie won the game 17-2.
Area baseball, softball roundup: March 26 - April 1
Wildcats split games The Harrisonville baseball team played a pair of one-run games last week, and came away with opposite results. On March 27, the Wildcats won 4-3 at Holden. It was their …
Harrisonville’s Kayleigh Norris runs down the home stretch with a big lead during the 1,600-meter run at the 2023 state track and field meet. Norris won the race, earning her first state title. She also placed second in the 800- and 3,200-meter runs at state. She’s back for her junior season, fresh off a state championship in cross country last fall.
Abundance of talent returns this spring for track and field squads
With the spring sports season just around the corner, it’s time look at the track and field athletes from the area and who has a chance to turn some heads and make a splash on the state stage in May.
Archie senior Kaitlyn Newport attempts a mid-range jumper between Harrisonville defenders Friday night. Newport scored 17 points in the Lady Whirlwinds 65-30 victory.
Archie girls blast Harrisonville early in home rout
ARCHIE — Friday’s girls basketball game between Cass County opponents was all but over by halftime.
Harrisonville senior Dom Jackson (1) dribbles through Archie defenders during Friday’s game. Jackson scored 12 points in the Wildcats’ 65-42 victory.
Harrisonville boys crush banged up Archie squad
ARCHIE — It took the better part of the first half for the Harrisonville boys basketball team to figure out how to attack the Whirlwinds’ zone defense, and once it did, it ran away with Friday’s game against a home squad that was missing two starters after the first quarter.