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Trenton Shows Growth, But Falls By The Run Rule Twice

R-T Photo/Angela DuganTrenton first baseman Avery Cooksey goes up to corral a throw from the catcher during Trenton’s 12-1 loss to Macon on Thursday at Danner Park. Cooksey was able to grab the ball and get a foot on first base for the out.

Drew Rorebeck hit a ball on the nose on Thursday in

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Boxers Compete In Kansas

The Trenton Boxing Club sent six members to Topeka, KS last weekend to compete in the Missouri Valley Junior Olympic Box Offs. The club returned home with four Missouri Valley championships and will advance to regional competition on May 12-13. Those winning championships included Aryn Pajak, boys 8-9/65 pounds; Austin Brown, boys 10-11/115 pounds; Faith

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Trenton Gives Gallatin A Run, Places 2nd

R-T Photo/Travis MullenixThe Trenton boys golf team placed second at the Grand River Conference Tournament in Chillicothe Wednesday. Members of the team included, from left, Luke Lewis, Nate Swann, Corbyn Guile, Lathan Croy and Connor Cotton. Croy (third), Swann (fourth) and Guile (sixth) all medaled individually as well.

As defending state champions go, Gallatin is

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Trenton Teams In The Top Half At LeBlond

The Trenton High School track and field teams enjoyed successful days at the LeBlond Golden Eagle Invitational on Tuesday in St. Joseph. Trenton’s girls squad collected 95 points, finishing runner-up to only Lathrop, which won the event with 113 points. Trenton’s boys, meanwhile, finished fourth with 79 points, trailing Lathrop (116), Hamilton (88) and LeBlond

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Pirates Take Opener, But Mineral Area Wins Series

R-T Photo/Seth HerroldBrendly Martina crosses the plate ahead of a throw, scoring on a passed ball in game one of North Central’s four-game series with Mineral Area. Martina had two hits, scored a run, drove in a run and stole a base in the game-one win.

North Central won game one. Mineral Area took over

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Shorthanded Lafayette Falls To Bulldogs, 9-0

R-T Photo/Diane LowreyWyatt Neal hits a backhand shot during Trenton’s 9-0 dual victory over Lafayette on Tuesday at the THS tennis courts. Neal won his singles match 8-0.

The Trenton Bulldogs hosted St. Joseph-Lafayette in dual action on Tuesday at the THS tennis courts. The dual didn’t turn out to be very much of a

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Middle School Teams Win Team Titles

The Trenton Middle School track and field teams swept the team titles at the St. Joseph Christian Invitational on Monday. Trenton’s girls squad collected 100 points, fending off North Platte’s total of 97 for the team championship. The boys also escaped, winning the title by three points. The Bulldogs posted 93 points on the boys

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Free Sports Physicals

Wright Memorial Hospital and the Grundy County Health Department will offer sports physical exams for all area students planning to participate in athletic/cheerleading activities during the 2017-2018 school year. Free sports physical exams will be offered on Wednesday, May 3 and Wednesday, May 10 from 3 to 5:30 p.m. at Wright Memorial Physicians’ Group in

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Bulldogs Out-Slug North Andrew, 19-14

The runs came early and the runs came often. On Monday night in Savannah, Trenton found itself in a slugfest with North Andrew. It took 19 runs, but in the end, Trenton had a victory. The Bulldogs plated five runs in the eighth inning, after blowing a two-run lead in the bottom of the seventh,

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North Central Shuts Out Southwestern

R-T Photo/Seth HerroldNorth Central shortstop McKinley Hurley throws to first for an out during the Pirates’ 4-0 game one win on Monday afternoon on Griffin Field.

The North Central Missouri College softball team was at home on Monday, closing out the regular season with a doubleheader against Southwestern Iowa Community College. North Central not only

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Bulldogs’ Streak Snapped By Kirksville

R-T Photo/Seth HerroldKade Ockenfels hits a backhand shot during Trenton’s 6-3 dual loss to Kirksville on Monday at the THS tennis courts. Ockenfels won his singles match 8-2, but was defeated in doubles play, teaming with Creed Houghton in an 8-6 loss.

After dropping the opening dual of the season to LeBlond, Trenton’s high school

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Trenton Boys Second At Lawson, Girls Fifth

The Trenton High School boys track team is finding its stride as the season enters the home stretch. Just three days after winning the team title at the Brookfield Relays, the Bulldogs scored a second-place finish in a 10-school field at the Nick Sloop Invitational at Lawson on Monday. The Bulldogs tallied 102 points, second

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Golfers Place Sixth At LeBlond Invitational

The Trenton High School boys golf team was in action Monday, competing at the LeBlond Invitational in St. Joseph. Trenton placed sixth out of 16 teams, carding a team score of 370. Trenton was paced by Corbyn Guile, who medaled with a 10th-place finish. Guile shot a team-low score of 84, getting there with nine-hole

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Trenton Third At Mid-Buchanan Tournament

R-T Photo Angela DuganConner Lovell

After five errors and 10 runners left on base, the Trenton High School baseball team was anxious to put an 8-4 Mid-Buch Tournament semifinal loss to Northeast Nodaway on Saturday firmly in the rearview mirror. North Andrew, Trenton’s opponent in the third-place game, provided a perfect escape from the previous

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Trenton Golfers Shoot 341 For Ninth-Place Finish

The Trenton High School boys golf team was in action at the Richmond Invitational on Friday. The Bulldogs returned home with a ninth-place finish in a field of 25 teams – 24 of which posted team scores. The Bulldogs came around the 18-hole layout with a team mark of 341 to crack the top 10.

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Tennis Team Nets 7-2 Win Over Carrollton

The Trenton High School boys tennis team picked up another dual victory on Friday, traveling to and defeating Carrollton. The Bulldogs dominated the dual for the most part, picking up a 7-2 victory. Nick Shields, Jacob Davis and Kade Ockenfels all picked up singles wins with relative ease to get Trenton out to an early

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Pirates Land Class 4 All-Stater

Submitted PhotoJake Salisbury of Grain Valley has signed a national letter of intent to join the North Central Missouri College men’s basketball program. The 6-6 forward was an all-state selection at the Class 4 level this past season, averaging 16 points and eight rebounds per game. Salisbury also was named to the All-Missouri River

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Bulldogs Lay Claim To Chillicothe Title

Photo Courtesy Of Paul Sturm, Chillicothe Constitution-TribuneThe Trenton Bulldogs captured first place in the Chillicothe Tournament on Thursday, carding a team score of 334 to best the 13-team field. Members of the team included, from left, Coach Travis Mullenix, Nate Swann, Lathan Croy, Corbyn Guile, Luke Lewis and Connor Cotton.

On Tuesday at the Green

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TMS Girls Best The Field In Lathrop, Boys Finish Third

The Trenton Middle School girls track and field team has been on a tear this season. On Thursday at the Lathrop Middle School Relays, Trenton added another girls meet title to its growing collection. The Trenton girls placed first in the eighth-grade division, scoring 131 team points to top Hamilton (97), Lawson (79) and eight

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North Central Splits With No. 5 Crowder

The North Central Missouri College baseball team didn’t back down on Thursday with fifth-ranked Crowder College coming to town. After dropping game one of the doubleheader 5-2, the Pirates regrouped and shocked the nationally-ranked visitors with a 5-1 victory in game two. Trae Brownell and Blake Collister combined to limit Crowder to just one run

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Mid-Buchanan Baseball Tournament

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NCMC To Honor Sophomore Lady Pirates

The North Central Missouri College Lady Pirates will be honoring their sophomore softball players on Saturday, when they take on Region 16 foe Jefferson College. The ceremony will take place between the first and second game of the doubleheader. The first pitch of the opening game at Griffin Field is set for 2 p.m. There

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NCMC Signees

Submitted PhotoPutnam County’s Calvin Heidenwith, seated with his parents, Cody and Alice Heidenwith, has signed a national letter of intent to join the North Central Missouri College men’s basketball program. The 6-3 guard averaged 29.6 points, 6.7 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game this past season as a senior. He finished his career with

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Bulldogs Snap Slide, Score 10-3 Road Win

For four long games the Trenton High School baseball team languished at the plate. The Bulldogs hit just .152 in those four games, going a combined 14-for-92 at the plate as a team. In an instant, that was all forgotten. Trenton slashed 15 hits on Tuesday night at Linn County, pushing 10 runs across the

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Trenton Teams Finish In The Top Half At Cameron Invitational

The Trenton track and field teams were in action at the Cameron Invitational on Tuesday. Trenton’s girls squad brought home a fourth-place finish in a 13-team field, collecting 68 points at the event. The Trenton boys, meanwhile, finished fifth overall with 61.16 points. For the girls, the 4×400-meter relay team led the way, earning the

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Trenton Golfers Wrap Up Dual Season With Victory

The Trenton High School boys golf team played its final dual of the season on Tuesday, traveling to the Green Hills Golf Course in Chillicothe to take on the rival Hornets. Trenton was able to return home with a 17-stroke victory, winning the event with a team score of 177. Chillicothe finished with a mark

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Trenton Netters Score 7-2 Road Win In Chillicothe

The Trenton High School boys tennis team rolled over rival Chillicothe on Tuesday, scoring a 7-2 dual victory over the Hornets. The win was the first head-to-head in a while for the Bulldogs against their rivals to the south, whom they defeated last week at the Kirksville Tournament. “This was a big win for our

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Girls First, Boys Second At Home Relays

R-T Photo/Ronda LickteigLexi Gott brings home the gold medal in the final leg of the 4×100-meter relay. The team, which also included Emilee Lovell, Evy McCullough and Emma Curtis, won the event with a time of 56.82.

The Trenton Middle School girls won their own track meet on Tuesday while the boys took second in

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BULLDOGS LOSE AGAIN, FALL TO LATHROP 11-1

R-T Photo/Angela DuganDrew Rorebeck delivers a pitch during Trenton’s 11-1 loss in Lathrop on Monday. Rorebeck threw three innings, allowing four runs on five hits and three walks while striking out one.

The Trenton Bulldogs have not had the best of luck this season when it comes to opposing pitchers. On Monday afternoon, Trenton got

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