College notebook: King receives All-MIAA honors, Anderson picks up A-10 all-rookie team plaudits

Central Missouri junior defensive tackle Weston King, a Palmyra, Mo., product, received All-MIAA second-team honors. | Photo courtesy UCM Athletics/Andrew Mather Photography

WARRENSBURG, Mo. — A former Clarence Cannon Conference Defensive Player of the Year is now an All-Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association wrecking ball. Weston King is doing so for one of the hottest teams in the country. The Palmyra, Mo., product was named to the All-MIAA second team this week, one of 16 players on the…

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College notebook: Anderson nets first goal, McCulla makes charge, King playing big for Mules’ defense

Former Quincy Notre Dame all-stater Tanner Anderson scored his first collegiate goal in Saint Louis University's 2-0 victory over Rhode Island last Saturday night. | Photo courtesy SLU athletics

ST. LOUIS — The most prolific goal scorer in the Quincy Notre Dame boys soccer program’s history is on the board in college now. Tanner Anderson, the two-time QND all-stater and freshman at Saint Louis University, scored his first career goal for the Billikens last Saturday night in a 2-0 victory over Rhode Island in…

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College football tracker: Former area prep gridiron standouts ready for season openers

Quincy Notre Dame graduate Jonny Bottorff, left, will be the starting center when the Northern Arizona football team opens its season Saturday at Arizona. | Photo courtesy Northern Arizona athletics

QUINCY — The first weekend of the college football season puts familiar faces in new places, new roles and new positions. Here is a look at some area football products as their seasons get underway:  • A pair of Clarence Cannon Conference products are expected to play a role in the Truman State football team’s…

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