By BILL JOHNSTON
The Drexel Lady Bobcats hosted the Butler Lady Bears Friday, January 17. It was great to get a big win over a team that can be very good at times.
We have a very important game coming up on Tuesday, January 21 with Archie at their place. They are the 4-time defending champions of the WEMO Conference and if we expect to become the champions this year we have to go over there and play our best game of the year.
The Drexel Bobcats hosted the Butler Bears Friday, January 17 in an exciting game that went into overtime play. In the end, the Bears took the win by 2 points with a final score of 68-70. “The boys did a great job of fighting the entire game and were able to get the game into overtime. We just need to be able to handle to ball better in close situations,” said Head Coach Dennis Bolton.
The Bobcats and Lady Cats have a full schedule coming up with three games this week and the Archie tournament starting January 27th.
Dayton Antley, son of Skipper and Denise Antley and a 2012 Drexel R-IV graduate is being inducted into the Tri Beta National Honors Society. Avila University’s local chapter, Pi lota, will hold its annual induction ceremony on Wednesday, February 19th.
Antley was also named to Avila University Fall Dean’s List due to his 4.0 grade point average.
Craig Bolton, of Drexel, Missouri, was named to Baker University’s College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education undergraduate dean’s list for maintaining a 3.5 grade-point average or higher and at least 12 credit hours for the Fall 2013 semester.
C.J. is a 2013 graduate of Drexel High School and the son of Dennis and Pam Bolton.
Ruth May Hudson was born on March 3, 1927, in Miami County, Kansas, to Thomas and Daisy Endecott. She went to be with her Heavenly Father on August 15, 2013. She grew up near Drexel, Missouri and was the youngest of ten children. She was raised on a farm and always loved a good meal with family and friends.
A celebration of life was held at the Bear Valley Church on August 24, 2013.