Area Sports

Panthers hit more and less in wins over Bowling Green, Macon

The PHS varsity baseball team showed last week they can win with lots of hits or just a few, with home victories over Bowling Green and Macon. The Panthers (5-2) overcame a 10-1 deficit and won 14-12 on a walk-off home run by Wade Begley over Bowling Green last Monday. The Bobcats scored four in…

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PHS boys golfers win two triangulars

The PHS varsity boys golf team placed first at two road triangular meets last week. The Panthers opened the week with a win at the Three Pines course hosted by Highland. Palmyra shot a 179 to beat Highland, 199, and Scotland County, 228. Jacob Webster and Elijah Edwards took medalists honors as both shot the…

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Lady Panthers take second at Clark County

The PHS girls track and field team took second in a 10-team field at Clark County last Tuesday. The Lady Panthers won just one event but also placed second in five and scored 131 points to finish right behind the host team with 134.5 points. “We competed well. We just didn’t have our best overall…

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PHS boys compete at CC, home meets

The PHS boys track and field team took fifth place out of 10 teams at Clark County last Tuesday. The Panthers won one event and placed second or third in six other events while scoring 85 team points.  Monroe City won the meet with 138.5 points, edging Kirksville by 1.5 points. Also competing were Highland…

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Lady Mustangs perform well at Clark County

The Marion County R-II girls track and field team won three events and took seventh place in a 10-team field at Clark County last Tuesday. Four Lady Mustangs scored points in eight events to accumulate 60 points to beat out Green City (51), Scotland County (20) and Canton (15). The host team won with 134.5…

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Panthers down Canton, fall to Kirksville

The PHS baseball team went to 3-2 on the season last week with a loss at Kirksville and a win at home over Canton. Kirksville scored three unearned runs with only one hit in defeating the Panthers 3-2 Friday. Palmyra’s Landyn Smith led off the game with a single, moved to second on a single…

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PHS boys golfers top Centralia, Monroe City

The PHS boys golf team finally got some good weather and opened the season with a victory at a tri-meet held at Norwoods Golf Course in Hannibal last Tuesday. The Panthers shot a 350 to top Centralia (361) and Monroe City (432). “I thought we played okay,” said Coach Chris Parsons of the team’s first…

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PHS girls victorious at Monroe City meet

The PHS girls track and field team won the Monroe City Invitational Thursday, beating out 10 other schools. The Lady Panthers won four events and scored 158 points to lead second place Monroe City by 32.5 points. Placing first were Taytum White in the 200 meters, Jeorgia O’Brien in the 1,600 meters and the 4…

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PHS boys finish in second at Monroe City

The PHS boys track and field team took second place in a 10-team field at the Monroe City Invitational Thursday. The Panthers won five events and scored 133 points to finish 39.5 points behind first-place Monroe City. Winning events were Abe Haerr in both the 800 meters and high jump, Hayes Miller in the 200…

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PHS girls dominate first meets

by Mark Cheffey The PHS girls track and field team dominated in inaugurating the school’s all-weather facilities Friday. The Lady Panthers won 13 of 17 events against competitors from the other two Marion County schools, Hannibal and Marion County R-II. Winning events were: Taytum White, with a time of 13.57 in the 100 meters, a…

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