Adrian Lions donate to Adrian Fire


The Adrian Fire Department applied for grant money to purchase Wildland Gear. They had enough from the grant to purchase the gear but not the bags. The Adrian Lions Club stepped up and purchased the bags for the department. Pictured, left to right: Ronnie Dennison, Brian Bearce, Josh Nash, Brian Dizney, Lion Joey Bailey, and Gary Dizney. The Fire Department appreciates the Lions Club for their continued support.

Local FFA teams visit Farm Research Center


Local FFA Teams descended upon the The Farm Research Center in Garden City, Missouri, this past Saturday, September 6th. FFA students from Adrian, Appleton City, Cass Career Center, Cass Midway, Cole Camp, Holden, Montrose and Rich Hill pulled on their muck boots and hit the fields to calculate standing yields on corn and soybean. 

Blackhawks downed by Midway Vikings 21-0



The Adrian Blackhawks hosted the #4 ranked team in the Class 1 football this past week when the Cass Midway Vikings came to town. For Adrian to win they needed to have a dry field, flawless play and a little bit of lucky calls. They did not get any of that and fell to the Vikings 21-0. Play was halted right after kickoff when lightning in the area signaled a storm rolling in. After a two hour weather delay the players took the field and the fans filled the stands to enjoy a pretty good night for football.

Lady Blackhawks open 2014 volleyball season


The Adrian Lady Blackhawks varsity and junior varsity volleyball teams opened their season Tuesday, September 2 on the road as they traveled to Crest Ridge. In varsity action the Lady Blackhawks defeated the Lady Cougars 27-25, 24-26, 25-18. The Junior Varsity was defeated in two very close games, 20-25, 23-25.

Thursday, September 4 was the Lady Blackhawks’ home opener against Windsor. Adrian’s varsity defeated Windsor in two, 25-13, 25-18. In JV action, Adrian was defeated in two, 19-25, 20-25.

Adrian varsity volleyball team participates in Holden Tournament

The Adrian Lady Blackhawks varsity volleyball team participated in the Holden Tournament on Saturday, September 6. Adrian defeated Van Horn 25-18, 25-18 and Boonville defeated Adrian 18-25, 19-25. Coach Megan Johnson commented on the team’s play during the tournament, “The girls played well as a team and our passing was good overall. We saw bigger schools and defeated/stayed right with, which should give the girls confidence because they now know that they can compete. We split with Holden and it was one of the best matches I’ve seen the girls play.

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