The Hamilton Hornets traveled to Princeton to take on the Tigers in the Class 1 District Championship Game on Friday, November 13.  The Hornets came away with a 10 - 6 victory and became the 2020 District Champions. Photo by Joel McBee
by Allen Gentry The Penney High Hornets traveled to Princeton on Friday, Nov. 13th, to face the Princeton Tigers with Mercer for the Class 1, District 7 Championship, and a date in the State Quarterfinals on November 21st. Everybody knew it was going to be bad luck for one team, being Friday the...
Front Row L. to R.:#14 Morgan Hartley, #11 Anisten Houghton, #33 Hayleigh Huff, #7 Brighton Swindler, #35 Olivia Edwards, #16 Josie Morgan, #10 Mary Brown. Back Row L. to R.: assistant coach Ashlyn Demint, #5 Lakelyn Shatto, #27 Christina Gray, #12 Madi Allen, #26 Julia Kanoy, #19 Amelia Pingleton, #4 Andee Angle, head coach Jim Dickey. Picture by Joel McBee
In 2011, coach Jim Dickey led the Penney High Lady Hornets to a 3rd Place finish in Class 2. In 2020, coach Dickey led Hamilton to their best finish in softball history when they made it to the Class 2 State Championship game. It wasn't an easy road. First, the number 3 seed Hornets defeated the...
The following eight youth wrestlers from Hamilton qualify for the Youth Regional Tournament to be held on March 7th at Staley High School in Kansas City. Front row: Hayden Krentz, 6th; Cason Miller, 1st; Kobi Krentz, 3rd. Back row: Hunter Nixdorf, 3rd; Caleb Colletrela, 2nd; Dawson Miller, 1st; and...
Ian Morris of Kingston is shown with the deer he shot on the opening day of gun season. Ian had already filled his bow tags with another eight point buck and two does. He hunts with his dad Nick Morris Jr. on the home place.
Kenny Pulley and Garrett Trosper participate in Lions Club project.
The Hamilton Lions Club is extremely proud of Kenny Pulley and Garrett Trosper! These athletes participated in the Missouri Lions All-Star Football Game on July 21 at the University of Central Missouri, in Warrensburg. Players are drafted from across the state to play. Both boys played on the blue...
Polo Panther is getting ready to shoot for a free throw.
by Kara Claypole Polo’s Middle School participated in the Norborne Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 4. The girls played a fun game against Hardin, tying at the end of the first quarter. At halftime, Polo was up by 4 points. By the end of the third, Polo was up by 8 points. The finishing score was 22-16...
Penney High 2017 Homecoming Court: (from left to right) Freshman attendants Losson Park and Evie Pingleton, Junior attendants Justin Knudsen and Harlee Ford, Senior King and Queen candidates Clayton Cook and Kassie Moore, Homecoming King Kenny Pulley and Homecoming Queen Mati Park, Senior King and Queen candidates Christian Dixon and Margaret Gaunce, Sophomore attendants Decker Raymond and Atison Allsup. (front row) Cheerleader escorts Tegan Bruce, Kacie Carman and Mariah Blackburn.
Penney High held their 2017 Homecoming on September 15th and defeated the Plattsburg Tigers at their home game 52-12. Way to go Hornets! Here are some of the highlights in pictures of Hamilton's Homecoming. Fore more pictures, see this week's edition of the Caldwell County News!    
Polo Panther 2017 Homecoming Queen Alayna Sweetland and King Drake Burton.
The Polo Panthers got off to a great start in their game against the Maysville Wolverines with two touchdowns in the first ten minutes of play. Final score of the game was a victory for Polo 56-42.  Winners of each class competition are as follows: Dress Up Winners: Tuesday - Fabulous 50s went to...
Bobcat O'Dell getting ready to pass. Photo by Larry Shoe
Braymer hosted the Aggies from Norborne/Hardin on Friday night. The football field was decorated in yellow in memory of former Braymer Bobcat Taylor "Flip" Finley, who passed away Sunday after a battle with Sarcoma. Taylor was a fan of every sport the Bobcats played and could often been seen on the...
Penney High 2017 Royalty: Freshmen Attendants: Evie Pingleton and Losson Park; Sophomore Attendants: Decker Raymond and Atison Allsup; Junior Attendants: Justin Knudsen and Harlee Ford; Senior Queen candidates: Mati Park, Kassie Moore, and Margaret Gaunce; Senior King candidates: Kenny Pulley, Clayton Cook, and Christian Dixon.
The Hamilton Hornets will be celebrating Homecoming during the week of September 11th through 15th. This year’s theme is “No Place Like Homecoming.” The coronation and homecoming celebration will be held in the new gym on Wedesday, Sept. 13 at 7:00 p.m. The parade will be held on Friday, Sept. 15...


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