Area Sports

Five Panthers make all-district baseball team

Five Panthers were named to the 2021 Class 3, District 7 All-District Baseball team. After helping Palmyra win the district title, seniors Bennett Stice, Brody Lehenbauer and Wade Begley, and juniors Adam Goodwin and Nolyn Richards, made the all-district squad. Stice went 7-1 on the season with a 0.64 earned run average. The right-hander struck…

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Panthers extend sectional to 10 innings but not beyond

The PHS baseball managed to extend the sectional game but could not extend their season, falling at home to Father Tolton Regional Catholic, 5-4, in 10 innings Tuesday. The Panthers were on their way to being shut out by the Trailblazers before going ahead 3-2 in the top of the sixth. Father Tolton tied the…

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Six Panthers named to 2021 All-CCC baseball team

The PHS baseball team dominated the Clarence Cannon Conference and reaped the rewards with the announcement of this year’s all-league team. Palmyra had six players named to the 2021 CCC All-Conference Baseball team including Bennett Stice, who was named Player of the Year, and Mark Loman, Coach of the Year. Named to the first team…

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2021 Panthers win PHS’s first-ever state golf title

by Mark Cheffey The PHS boys golf team added a coveted state championship trophy to the school’s collection last Tuesday, winning the Class 2 title in Bolivar. It was a unique championship for the school’s 11th overall, considering Palmyra was the only “team” in the running, but it was also well-deserved, with them dominating all…

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PHS girls win seven state medals

The PHS girls track and field team came home with seven medals from the Class 2 state championships in Jefferson City Friday. The Lady Panthers finished ninth in the team standings at Jefferson City High School’s Adkins field, but it capped a rewarding season for the group. “I am so proud of this season and…

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PHS boys bring home four state medals

The trio of PHS boys track and field athletes of Weston King, Abe Haerr and Hayes Miller brought home four medals and the 4 x 400 meters relay team one other from the Class 2 State Championships in Jefferson City Friday. As a team, Palmyra finished in a 12-place tie with Spokane with 20 points.…

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Panthers dominate in earning district baseball title

by Mark Cheffey The PHS boys baseball team blew away the competition for the Class 3, Distict 7 championship Friday in Flower City Park. Rain ended up compacting the tournament into a two-day event, and the Panthers (17-8) played a double header, beating Highland and Monroe City by a collective score of 26-0 to advance…

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Straus wins three more state medals

Marion County’s Delaney Straus closed out her stellar high school track and field career by winning three medals at the Class 1 State Championships in Jefferson City Saturday. Straus took first place in the 3,200 and 800 meters and second place in the 1,600 meters. On her own, Straus earned 28 points to provide the…

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PHS girls track team qualifies for eight state events

Twelve members of the PHS girls track and field team qualified for the state meet in eight events during Class 2 Sectionals in Monroe City Saturday. “The kids did amazing,” said Coach Nicholas Koetters. “I am very proud of these girls, and they have a great chance going forward and doing well on Friday.” The…

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PHS boys headed to state in eight events

Five members of the PHS boys track and field team qualified for the state meet in eight events during the Class 2 Sectional meet in Monroe City Saturday. The group will compete in the Class 2 championships this Friday at Jefferson City High School’s Atkins Field. Athletes had to place in the top four to…

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