Posted: Mar 20, 2013 9:46 PM
Updated: Mar 20, 2013 10:48 PM
FAYETTE -- Central Methodist dropped a 2-1 Heart of America Athletic Conference baseball decision to Benedictine before pounding out 15 hits in a 15-7 game-two victory over the Ravens on Wednesday at Estes Field.
In game one, Central Methodist, 7-5 and 3-1 HAAC jumped on the board first in the bottom of the first when Daniel Peters scored on a Jesse Zellner RBI single.
Benedictine, 6-11 and 2-2 HAAC tied the contest in the top of the second after Sean O'Grady rounded home on Alan Burns' RBI double down the right field line.
Adam Burns, 1-3, got the win on the mound in game one with his third complete game of the season. He allowed one earned run on six hits and walked three.
Tyler Paule, 0-2, suffered the loss despite pitching an effective six innings for Central Methodist. He allowed two runs, one earned, on six hits while fanning five.
Both teams combined for eight errors in the second game, including five by Benedictine.
Central Methodist hosts MidAmerica Nazarene in a HAAC doubleheader on Saturday. First pitch is set for 1 p.m.
Posted 8:06 AM 12/1/2015 by Louie Kaczmarek, KOMU 8 Reporter
JEFFERSON CITY – Pre-filing began Tuesday for the 2016 legislative session and state representatives already have a plan in mind for the new year.
Rep. Travis Fitzwater, R-Fulton said lawmakers will be focusing bills on infrastructure, ethics reform and school funding.(More)
Posted 5:44 AM 12/1/2015 by Zachary Reger, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
PHELPS COUNTY - A woman was hit and killed by a passing vehicle Monday night near I-44 in Phelps County.
Miya Goetz, 21, was a passenger in a stopped vehicle on the westbound side of the highway, according to an (More)
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Posted 4:36 AM 12/1/2015 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Monsanto Co. plans to make its operations carbon neutral by 2021.
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Posted 11:05 PM 11/30/2015 by Rose Schmidt, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
BOONE COUNTY - The Boone County Sheriff's Department arrested a woman on several charges after she hit multiple vehicles, sending two people to the hospital.
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Posted 7:52 PM 11/30/2015 by Rose Schmidt, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
FULTON - The Fulton Police Department is investigating a shooting that sent one man to the hospital.
Investigators said the incident was reported at 5:07 p.m. Monday at 728 Grand Avenue.
Detective Dal Hedges said the man was taken to Fulton Medical Center initally but did not (More)
Posted 1:08 PM 11/30/2015 by Derek Brizendine, KOMU 8 Reporter
CENTRALIA - The City of Centralia hopes expanding its electrical system will help bring growth to more parts of town.
Boring for the first of three new underground electrical conduits began Monday. The conduits will run under the two rail lines in the city and widen (More)
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Posted 5:36 PM 11/30/2015 by The Associated Press and Ashton Day, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
COLUMBIA (AP) — A federal judge has temporarily blocked Missouri's health department from revoking the abortion license held by a Planned Parenthood clinic in Columbia.
The temporary restraining order issued Monday by U.S. District Judge Nanette Laughrey is set to (More)
Posted 4:38 PM 11/30/2015 by The Associated Press
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Missouri higher education leaders have dropped plans for a potential 2016 ballot measure that would have raised taxes on cigarettes to fund college scholarships.
Supporters of the "Missouri Promise" initiative announced their decision (More)