The Next Step: Evolving Fort Zumwalt North seeks to topple Jackson1The goal of every coach in every sport is to have their team performing to its potential when the stakes are the highest and in the case of the Fort Zumwalt North football squad, it is doing just...
Jackson's keys to a W: Pass the testIn the past two seasons, only two teams (Vianney and Carthage) have given Jackson competitive football games and in both instances, those teams beat the Indians.
Versatility gives Poplar Bluff girls swim team depthHaving swimmers that are versatile in all the strokes and distances has been a strength of the Poplar Bluff girls swim team, helping the Mules win the program’s second conference title last season....
A shark out of the sea: LeGrand returns to land to anchor ND defense, buoy offenseThe Notre Dame boys basketball team was on a 16-game winning streak going into the state tournament last season before the COVID-19 pandemic grinded the sports landscape to a halt. Unfortunately,...
- Column: Temper any critiques of SEMO basketball this season
- Jackson returns to state semifinal with the offense of Chiefs 1
- Lambert’s path is clear after committing to Missouri Baptist
- Clarkton boys basketball squad looks to utilize depth and experience
- Hartman, Wright lead NMCC to win over Jackson, 63-60
- Southeast women fall to ranked opponent Louisville in opener, 74-53 1
- Girl's Basketball Roundup, Nov. 25: Kelly downs Woodland 48-44
- A big test for Southeast women's hoops in 2020-21 opener
- SD GIRLS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Riddle hoping for improvement from young Lady Eagles
- SD BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Progression is what Casey Knight wants to see out of East Prairie in 2020-2021
- Jackson stampedes towards state semifinals (11/21/20)5
- Domian's OT goal, defense lift Jackson to first state soccer championship (11/22/20)6
- Column: Jackson soccer had the right coach for the right time (11/22/20)
- SD BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Without Johnson, Kelly still has high hopes for a strong season (11/23/20)
- Jackson returns to state semifinal with the offense of Chiefs (11/25/20)1
Basketball preview: PLAYING IT SAFE Schools prepare for season unlike any other amid pandemicScheduling throughout the fall sports calendar was a nightmare for most schools, and the COVID-19 pandemic is already affecting a basketball calendar that is barely underway. Most recently, Poplar Bluff canceled its annual Christmas tournament after a fifth team dropped out of the eight-team tournament because of travel restrictions. ...
Hayti receives top seed in Al Jackson Classic girls basketball tournament (11/24/20)The schedule is set for the first annual Al Jackson Classic. The five-team varsity girls basketball tournament takes place Nov. 30 - Dec. 3 at Hayti High School. Host Hayti has received a first-round bye and will not play until Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. Hayti awaits the winner of a quarterfinal between No. 4 seeded Senath-Hornersville and No. 5 seeded Caruthersville that will be played on Nov. 30 at 6 p.m...
SD BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Experience returns for Irby in 2020-2021 (11/24/20)Head Coach: Jason Irby, 11th season (142-108) Last Season: 12-14, lost to Bernie in the Class 2, District Tournament Semifinals 56-50 Notes: Portageville head coach Jason Irby is ready for the new season, mainly because he returns a team that knows the system...
SD GIRLS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Rebuilding year ahead for Kellye Fowler, Portageville (11/24/20)Head Coach: Kellye Fowler, ninth season (94-98) Last Season: 8-14, lost to Hayti in the Class 2, District 1 Tournament Semifinals 76-40 Notes: This season will be a rebuilding one for Kellye Fowler’s Portageville Bulldogs. Not one senior is on the roster this year, leaving the nine-year head coach with a younger team that she hopes can develop into quality players...
How Trevor Ezell found his way back to SEMO baseballFormer Southeast Missouri State great Trevor Ezell never had plans to be a coach. Yet after a year and a half away from SEMO, he returns to the baseball program as staff as the Director of Offensive Player Development, beginning the first step of his new career...
Three Rivers softball pitchers getting boost from former RaiderThree Rivers softball coach Jeff Null isn’t quite sure who his No. 2 pitcher is going to be. The Raiders went 14-2 during the fall with four different pitchers battling for the second spot, including East Carter alumna Makenna Moore. “It was a pretty good fall. Everybody played quite a bit. Everybody played pretty well,” Null said. “Not every school got to play, so I think that gave us a little bit of an advantage there.”...
Raiders still waiting for season to startThis time last year, Three Rivers women’s basketball was already 5-1 with another eight games scheduled before heading home for the Christmas break. These days, they are still more than two months away from their first regular-season game. During the summer, the NJCAA implemented several one-time-only rules due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
How different will OVC basketball look in 2020-21?The theme of Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner Beth DeBauche’s recent virtual press conference to cap off the league’s Basketball Media Day was numerous small steps leading to big rewards in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kennett Cup raises over $25K for Delta Children's Home (10/27/20)The 15th annual Kennett Cup turned out to be a big hit Sunday at Kennett Country Club. A total of 68 golfers participated in the event with a total of 180 hole sponsors. Tournament manager Deloris Johnson said the strong support led to over $25,000 being raised at the event...
Keeping the faith: FCA event is 'going to be a beautiful night' (10/13/20)The coronavirus that has swept across our planet has been powerful enough to interfere in almost every facet of our daily lives. However, it will take more than a global pandemic to keep the youth of Southeast Missouri from praising the Lord.
Caringer, Little, Martin, Williams added to Poplar Bluff Hall of Fame (10/1/20)Craig Caringer, Brent Little, Don Martin and Ashley Williams were honored Thursday night at the 34th induction ceremony of the Poplar Bluff Sports Hall of Fame. “I think this is one of the best classes that we’ve ever put together,” Poplar Bluff Hall of Fame President Brian Rosener said...
Poplar Bluff Sports Hall of Fame ceremony Thursday night at Black River Coliseum (9/30/20)Craig Caringer, Brent Little, Don Martin and Ashley Williams will be honored Thursday night at the 34th induction ceremony of the Poplar Bluff Sports Hall of Fame. The dinner, which starts at 7 p.m., will be held at the Black River Coliseum and they will be introduced during the Poplar Bluff Mules homecoming football game Friday night...
SoftBank Hawks sweep Yomiuri Giants for Japan Series title (11/25 7:28 am)FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) -- The Japanese baseball season started late and the schedule was cut back, but the end result the same as usual. The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks won their fourth straight Japan Series title on Wednesday, sweeping Tokyo's Yomiuri...
Tampa Bay outfielder Arozarena arrested in Mexico's Yucatan (11/24 11:11 pm)MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Randy Arozarena has been arrested in Mexico's Yucatan state for a situation involving an apparent custody dispute, two weeks after he won the Babe Ruth award for the Most Valuable Player in the...
Chiefs welcome Watkins back with Pringle headed to IR (11/25 4:24 pm)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Kansas City Chiefs appear to be getting Sammy Watkins back on the field just in time. The Chiefs put fellow wide receiver Byron Pringle on injured reserve after he hurt his ankle last weekend in Las Vegas, leaving them...
Chiefs show calm, cool confidence in 35-31 win over Raiders (11/23 1:13 pm)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- One of the biggest differences between the merely good and the exceptionally great is confidence. The Kansas City Chiefs have plenty of it. When the Raiders marched downfield for the go-ahead score late in Sunday's game in...
Mahomes hits Kelce in last minute, Chiefs edge Raiders 35-31 (11/23 12:10 am)LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Even after Jason Witten's touchdown put the Las Vegas Raiders ahead with 1:43 to play, the mood on the Kansas City Chiefs' sideline was calm and cool. Not much can stop the Super Bowl champs lately. Not when they have the...
Raiders RT Sam Young, Chiefs WR Watkins among inactives (11/22 6:45 pm)LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Right tackle Sam Young is inactive for the Las Vegas Raiders in their AFC West showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night. Both teams have shuffled their rosters extensively in the past week due to injuries and COVID-19...
Raiders may need to repeat aggressive style to beat Chiefs (11/19 4:28 pm)The Las Vegas Raiders needed to alter their style when they finally broke through last month with their first win in Kansas City in eight years. Derek Carr delivered the most prolific deep passing game of his career, coach Jon Gruden called for two...
Friday, Nov. 27
Top 25 Men's Basketball
- No. 1 Gonzaga vs. Auburn, 10 a.m.
- No. 5 Iowa vs. Southern, 4 p.m.
- No. 6 Kansas vs. St. Joseph's, 1 p.m.
- No. 7 Wisconsin vs. Ark.-Pine Bluff, 8 p.m.
- No. 8 Illinois vs. Ohio, 12 p.m.
- No. 14 Texas Tech vs. Sam Houston St., 1 p.m.
- No. 15 West Virginia vs. Western Kentucky, 12:30 p.m.
- No. 17 Houston vs. Boise St., 2 p.m.
- No. 21 FSU vs. Gardner-Webb, 2 p.m.
- No. 22 UCLA vs. Pepperdine, 2 p.m.
- No. 24 Rutgers vs. Fairleigh Dickinson, 6 p.m.
Top 25 Women's Basketball
- No. 9. UCLA vs. CS Fullerton, 6 p.m.
- No. 12 Maryland vs. Davidson, 1:30 p.m.
- No. 14 Arkansas vs. Wake Forest, 10:30 a.m.
- No. 22 Notre Dame at Ohio, Noon.
- No. 24 Missouri State at Florida Gulf Coast, 4:30 p.m.
- No. 25 Michigan at Oakland, 5 p.m.
Top 25 Football
- No. 2 Notre Dame at No. 25 North Carolina, 2:30 p.m.
- No. 9 Oregon at Oregon State, 6 p.m.
- No. 15 Iowa State at No. 20 Texas, Noon
Last updated: 11/27 8:04 am