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Panthers break out in big way for 40-21 win at Macon

by Mark Cheffey Panther Coach Kevin Miles said in his pre-season remarks that his team might struggle a little early before getting on track. Well, the Panthers appear to be on track now, after pushing a devastating running attack through Macon for a 41-20 victory, their first of the season. After scoring just seven points…

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Lady Panthers drop CCC opener to Monroe

The PHS varsity softball team opened Clarence Cannon Conference play with a 4-1 loss to visiting Monroe City, Thursday. The Lady Panthers out-hit their opponents 5-4, but could only muster one unearned run in the sixth inning after falling behind 2-0. Jazlin Gottman pitched a complete game for Palmyra (5-3), and struck out nine while…

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PHS girls tennis team dominates Kirksville, Fulton

The PHS varsity tennis team won its two road matches against Kirksville and Fulton last week. The Lady Panthers (3-2) capped the week with an 8-1 win at Fulton, Thursday. Winning singles matches were: Maura Gottman, 8-0, over Tori Hays; Molly Gottman, 8-1, over Maelynn Kramer; Jaynee Durst, 8-1, over Teresa Hinchie; Abbey Mann, 8-6,…

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PHS girls golfers compete in Paris Scramble

The PHS girls golf team competed in the Paris Scramble Tournament Wednesday at the Mark Twain Country Club. Players competed as pairs and played the best ball. Palmyra’s three pairs carded a 170 to place third out of 12 teams.   Centralia took first with a 155, and was followed by Salisbury, 165. Also competing…

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PHS boys CC team take fourth at home meet

The Palmyra High School boys team took fourth place at the Palmyra Invitational Cross Country meet in Flower City Park Saturday morning. The Panthers scored 100 points to finish behind Hannibal, 49, Mark Twain, 62, and Kirksville, 98, and ahead of Marion County, 116, Monroe City, 119, Clark County, 140, Winfield, 211, and Atlanta, 232.…

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Panthers bowled over by Bobcats in 45-0 defeat

by Mark Cheffey The PHS varsity football team was run over by Bowling Green for six rushing touchdowns in a 45-0 rout at home Friday. Sophomore running back, Marcus Starks, scored four of the touchdowns and rushed for 210 yards of the Bobcats’ 371 yards on the ground game that left the Panthers with an…

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PHS girls tennis team goes 1-2 to open season

The PHS varsity tennis team opened the 2021 season last week by going 1-2 with matches against Moberly, Quincy Notre Dame and Hannibal.  The Lady Panthers shut out Moberly, 9-0, at home, Tuesday in the season opener. Winning singles matches were Katy Rindom, 8-5, over Kristyn Kruse; Maura Gottman, 9-4, over Hallie Kroner; Molly Gottman,…

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PHS girls golf team competes at Mexico, Moberly, Jeff City

The PHS girls golf team was busy this past week with matches at Mexico, Moberly and Jefferson City. The Lady Panthers ended the week’s action by finished second at a four-team match hosted by Mexico Thursday. Palmyra carded a 197 to finished behind Southern Boone, 185, but ahead of Harrisburg, 231, and the host team…

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Panthers fall to Hallsville, 28-7 in season opener

by Mark Cheffey The PHS varsity football team opened the season with a tough 28-7 loss at home to Hallsville Friday. Yet, the Panthers did have some positives to work with after a game against a strong Indian squad out to avenge two big losses to Palmyra last season including one in the quarterfinals. Hallsville’s…

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