High School District Baseball Scores – Monday, May 18


CLASS 3 DISTRICT 16 FIRST ROUND @ PHIL WELCH STADIUM Bishop LeBlond 10, Alta Vista 0 Plattsburg 2, Lathrop 1 SEMIFINALS – TUESDAY Lawson vs. Plattsburg – 4:30 East Buchanan vs. Bishop LeBlond – 6:30 CLASS 4 DISTRICT 16 FIRST ROUND @ MISSOURI WESTERN Maryville 17, Lafayette 1 Chillicothe 14, Cameron 4 SEMIFINALS – TUESDAY […]

Benton’s Smith, Lafayette’s Kirby sign letters of intent to play college basketball


Two St. Joseph high school seniors signed letters of intent on Wednesday to play college basketball next season. Benton’s Fabian Smith signed with Malcolm X College in Chicago, while Lafayette’s O’Shaye Kirby will play at Southwestern Community College in Creston, Iowa. Smith has been a three-year starter for the Cardinals and led Benton in scoring […]

Benton’s Mallory McAndrews signs with Northwest Missouri State

Courtesy Northwest Athletics

The Northwest Missouri State women’s basketball program announced on Wednesday that Benton High School senior Mallory McAndrews has signed a national letter of intent to play for the Bearcats next season. The 5’7” guard was a three-year starter for the Cardinals and she helped Benton to the Class 4 Final Four during his junior season […]

Benton knocks off Lafayette to win second straight district championship


The Benton girls’ basketball team won its second consecutive district championship Friday night with a 46-30 victory over Lafayette in the Class 4 District 16 title game at Savannah. The Cardinals fell behind 4-0 Friday night to their cross-town rivals, but they ended the first quarter on a 9-0 run and never trailed again. Benton […]