Melia Blair scores one of the Cardinals’ eight goals Tuesday at home against Cassville. 

Soccer Cardinals are off to a 5-1 start, including 8-0 win Tuesday

Sage Cranford scores and is congratulated by her teammates.

Team returns home April 6 against Monett

Coach Nicholas Harmon says his players are finding some rhythm, “and their confidence seems to build each day. We just need to continue to work hard and try to build on our successes each day.”

The team certainly had success Tuesday at Cardinal Stadium when the Cardinals shut out Cassville 8-0.

The Cardinals opened the season by taking third place at the Lebanon tournament and have won three games since. They’ve outscored their opponents 26-5.

Leading goal scorers are Melia Blair, with 10, and Haven Stanley with 9. Mileah Metcalf and Anea Bemo both have 3. 

Webb City will be at Aurora Thursday and then the Carl Junction JV tournament Saturday before returning home Tuesday against Monett. The Parkview tournament is April 9 – 10.

Tuesday was senior night. Those honored were Melia Blair, Mileah Metcalf, Sage Cranford, Velissia Perez, Chloe Johnston, Rylie Huff, Milca Rebolledo, Haven Stanley, Aubrey Hardy, Brianna Batson and Ellah Metcalf.

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Senior night after a win.

Webb City baseball remains unbeaten

The Webb City Cardinals will be taking their 5-0 record to Springfield Catholic Thursday and the. Springfield Red/Blue Tourney Friday and Saturday.

They’ll be back home against McDonald County on Monday. Meanwhile, the JV squad will be at home Friday against Joplin.

Noah Mitchell only gave up one single Tuesday as Webb City ended the game 10-0 in the fifth inning against visiting Monett. Jason Peake reports the details.

SIGNING DAY for Rachael Drum, Eli Goddard and Danecca Heffren

It was college signing day again Wednesday, March 31, at Webb City High School. Rachael Drum and Danecca Heffren both signed with Evangel University to play tennis, while Eli Goddard signed to play baseball at Missouri Southern State University. In the picture are: Rachael Drum and her parents, Joe and Gina Drum; Eli Goddard and his parents, Jeff and Michelle Goddard, and Danecca Heffren with her mother, Andrea Heffren.

CRAIG JENNINGS – National Athletic Trainer Month

Webb City High School athletic trainer Craig Jennings talked Tuesday about measures taken to safely return to a full sports schedule while COVID-19 is still a threat. He was in the spotlight in observance of National Athletic Trainer Month.

Jennings is one of 24 athletic trainers Freeman Health System has at both the high school and collegiate levels in Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma.

During his interview Tuesday, Jennings was working with Brentan Wilson, a junior football player who has been on the sideline since the first game of the 2020 season with a torn shoulder cartilage.