Sherwood Sports
Kasey Tittlemier and his family have moved around several times from Missouri to California to New Mexico and now back to Missouri during the last several years. Tittlemier is the new Sherwood football coach. He will also oversee the weights program at the school. He is pictured here with his wife, Mary, son, Canton, and daughter Micki.
Sherwood hires its next football coach
The Sherwood High football program hasn’t had a winning season in 14 years, but Kasey Tittlemier hopes to change that beginning this week with summer weights and workouts.
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.
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.
Sherwood’s Eli Ferrell celebrates winning his 190-pound district semifinal match that clinched him a state berth. Ferrell finished second in his weight class.
Area boys wrestlers lock up state tourney spots
On Saturday, nearly two dozen area competitors sealed their own berths into this week’s state tournament that began this morning at Mizzou Arena in Columbia.
Harrisonville freshman Taylor Kanoy celebrates her win over El Dorado Springs’ Lillian Corbin in the “blood round” consolation semifinals Saturday. Kanoy’s pin in 51 seconds clinched her state berth. Kanoy finished fourth in the 170-pound bracket at the Class 1 District 3 tournament in Nevada.
Nine girls qualify for Class 1 state wrestling tournament
NEVADA — Of the nine area girls wrestlers who qualified for next week’s state tournament, six of them will be making their first trip to compete against the best Class 1 competitors in Missouri.
Sherwood’s girls wrestling trio all placed in their respective weight classes at the Highway 13 Throwdown. The Lady Marksmen competitors are Aubrey McCulloh, Cooper McDonald and Kayleen Gareipy.
Wrestling recap: Three Sherwood girls finish runner-up
The Sherwood girls wrestling trio traveled to the Highway 13 Throwdown and finished eighth out of 23 teams. All three Lady Marksmen placed second in their respective weight classes.