- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)46
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)8
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)38
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)2
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
- Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell (04/25/16)
- Man accused of pointing BB gun at Chaffee resident (04/26/16)2
Central falls, ND advances in tournament
Carbondale (Ill.) outlasted Cape Girardeau Central 4-3 in double overtime and Notre Dame rolled past Jackson 4-0 in Friday's semifinals of the eight-team Notre Dame Soccerfest.
Central (2-1) got a goal and two assists from Heath Orr. Grant Hengst and Aaron Bornstein also scored goals while Calen Wills had an assist.
Carbondale scored on a penalty kick with about six minutes left in regulation to tie the contest 3-3. After neither team scored in the first 10-minute sudden-death overtime, the Terriers got a goal with about three minutes remaining in the second 10-minute overtime to end things.
Notre Dame (2-0) got two goals from Tyler Cuba and one each from Blake Urhahn and Jonathan Market. Urhahn had an assist. Goalkeepers David Unterreiner and Brendan McNeel shared the shutout.
In consolation action, Poplar Bluff routed Sikeston 5-0 and St. Pius beat Marion (Ill.) 2-1.
Today's championship match between Notre Dame and Carbondale will be at 7 p.m. Central and Jackson play at 5 p.m. for third place.
Also today, Poplar Bluff and St. Pius meet for fifth place and Sikeston takes on Marion for seventh place, both at 10:30 a.m.
NOTRE DAME SOFTBALLFEST
It will be an all-Notre Dame affair in today's championship game of the eight-team tournament, set for 4:30 p.m.
In Friday's semifinals, host Notre routed Park Hills Central 11-0 in five innings and St. Louis Notre Dame downed St. Pius 6-0.
Ashley Reinagel delivered a two-run single in the first inning and Cape Notre Dame (6-0) never looked back. Whitney Ostendorf had three hits and scored two runs. A pair of Staceys had two hits, Seyer and Schwartz. Ramona Blankenship pitched the shutout.
St. Louis Notre Dame was led by the pitching of Sara Dooley, who threw a no-hitter and struck out 13.
ST. VINCENT 16, PRIORY 14
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Kyle Kline's 35-yard field goal in the closing seconds of the first half put St. Vincent ahead 16-14 and there was no more scoring as the Indians won their season opener.
Chad Lane threw a 30-yard touchdown pass to Brad Runner and Chris Kline scored on a 1-yard run to account for the Indians' touchdowns.
"Chad did a nice job throwing the ball and our defense played well in the second half," St. Vincent coach Keith Winkler said. "We had three interceptions in the second half, which was really big."
Herculaneum 21, Perryville 0
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Perryville (0-1) opened the season with a tough loss at home to Herculaneum (1-0).
"I really wanted to win this so the kids would believe we can win," coach Lance Bell said.
But after a 78-yard punt return for a touchdown and a 52-yard dash from Herculaneum's running back it was 14-0 at halftime.
Although running back Jesse Whistler carried the ball 20 times for 76 yards, Perryville couldn't overcome mistakes after halftime. They were penalized four times for 35 yards in the game. They also fumbled three times lossing possesion once.
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Top-seeded Leopold (3-0) defeated second-seeded Bell City 15-3, 15-1 in the championship match.
Holly Jansen had 11 kills and nine blocks for Leopold. Wendy Vandeven had 13 assists, seven blocks and two aces. Courtney Wesbecher added three kills and four blocks.
Third-seeded Zalma took the third-place match, beating No. 4 Greenville 8-15, 15-9, 15-4.
No. 5 Oak Ridge captured fifth place, beating No. 7 Jackson JV 16-14, 15-10.
Advance 15-15, Oran 2-9
ORAN, Mo. -- Advance (1-1) rolled past Oran.
Nicole Tropf had eight kills and six aces. Leslie Rainey recorded seven assists.
Advance's JV (2-) prevailed 15-10, 15-13.
Bernie JV Tournament
BERNIE, Mo. -- Central (0-6) lost to Leopold 15-6, 15-5.
--From staff reports