Area Sports

Baseball – Wildcats Baseball

  By Coach Harv Antle Newburg The Licking Wildcats shut out the Newburg Wolves 16-0 on Monday, March 29. The win raised Licking’s record to 3-1 on the spring. Licking scored eight runs in the first inning and ended the game on the run rule in the fourth. Austin Stephens was the winning pitcher with…

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Tennis: Licking vs. Mtn. Grove

  By Coach Jimmie Stephens Licking Wildcat Tennis opened the 2021 season on Monday, March 29, with a home match against the Mtn. Grove Panthers. The 2021 Wildcats Tennis team consists of the following: seniors Aubrie Stephens, Sam Sullins, Kimrey Krewson, Adam Trump and Kaleb Mashek; juniors Winter Murray, Landen Hock and Cadrian Hutsell; sophomores…

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Wildcat Baseball spring season begins

By Coach Harv Antle  The Licking Wildcats completed the Houston Tournament on Saturday and finished with a record of 2-1. Mtn. Grove 7, Licking 4 In the opener against Grove, Licking fell behind 7-0 after the first three innings. Despite holding Grove off the scoreboard for the rest of the game, the Wildcats’ rally fell…

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Licking R-VIII Archery Program

By Coach Jennifer Smith Students in grades 5 through 12 in the Licking R-VIII School District completed their season at the State MoNASP (Missouri National Archery in Schools Program) Tournament on Thursday, March 18, 2021. Students have been practicing after school since the beginning of December 2020 for competition in the 2021 Bullseye 10/15M tournaments.…

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2021 All-Frisco League Basketball Teams

Girls: Player of the Year: Katelyn Cole, Richland Miranda Moss, Richland Claire Affolter, Newburg Megan Becker, Crocker Paige Spencer, Iberia Anna Sullins, Licking Cara Couch, Plato Abbie Sullins, Licking Skyeler Layman, Crocker Kylie Taylor, Licking Kelsey Todd, Plato Laney Halley, Iberia Honorable mention: Resa Martin, Dixon Briar Sayer, Laquey Kaillyn Stradt, Stoutland Belle Harley, Richland…

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Texas County 4-H Shooting Sports Safety Class

Univ. of Mo. Ext. Texas County 4-H shooting sports is planning their upcoming season. Youth can enroll in Shooting Sports Safety as a stand-alone project, or must complete the safety class as a pre-requisite to participate in any other shooting sports disciplines. The class will be held online and is a requirement for youth that…

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Lady ‘Cats finish second in Districts

  By Shari Harris, Publisher The Licking Lady Wildcats entered the semifinal round of districts after a first round bye, facing Texas County rival Cabool. Cabool scored first, but the 0-2 score was the only lead they enjoyed during the game. Winter Murray’s three-point shot put the Lady ‘Cats up 3-2 and they never looked…

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Basketball All-District Teams

All-District Boys Team The 2021 All- District Boys Team for Class 3, District 9 was named last week. Two Licking players earned spots on the team. Wilson Murray, senior, Licking Bryce Corley, senior, Licking Chase Cottrell, senior, Steelville Landon Mabe, sophomore, Steelville Johnny Brice, sophomore, Steelville CJ Thiltgen, junior, Dixon Will Shelton, senior, Dixon Clayton…

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Wildcats finish in District semifinals

By Shari Harris, Publisher The Wildcats didn’t let the cold weather slow them down, and entered the first round of Districts like a team on fire. In a home game against Bourbon, the ‘Cats jumped to an early 27-9 lead at the end of the first quarter, with two slam-dunks by Wilson Murray feeding the…

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