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- Kennett fills most coaching vacancies 3
- Kennett JV baseball team beats Cooter 12-3
- Southeast Missouri State baseball's Justin Dirden earns multiple postseason honors
- MO Putts opens in Kennett
- Kennett claims top prize at first road swim meet
- Four players from Missouri Bootheel make MHSFCA all-state softball team
- Solid execution leads Cape Post 63 Senior Legion to comeback league victory over Pemiscot County
- Kennett claims top prize at home swim meet
- 2018 SCAA baseball awards released
- Pueblo downs Bowen to win its first Kelso Klassic fastpitch softball tournament title
- Texas tames Tennessee Tech's bats, leaving OVC champs with one last shot at World Series berth
- Dunklin County native Dana Ozbun Stillwagon receives Wynn Award for accomplishments at Doniphan
STANDARD-DEMOCRAT COACHING ROUNDUP: Several area schools add new coachesSIKESTON — With the summer just beginning and local sports teams a ways away from starting their respective seasons, comes a carousel of coaching changes. A new voice and vision are used to help struggling programs rise to the top and with that, here is the list of coaching changes for our local teams:...
Kennett grad, Cape Capaha Tyson Campbell enjoys All-American season at Lyon College (6/9/18)Kennett graduate Tyson Campbell wasn’t thinking about receiving All-American accolades before the start of his junior season at Lyon College in Batesville, Ark., in 2018. “I honestly didn’t think about it until it was all said and done,” Campbell said. ...
Five Kennett baseball players make SEMO Conference all-conference baseball team (6/9/18)The 2018 SEMO Conference all-conference baseball awards have been released. Kennett junior Andrew Spence, Kennett senior Ty Ellis, Kennett senior Patrick Maddox, Kennett freshman Payton Heinley and Kennett senior Brenton Tidd have received recognition on the all-conference team...
Heeb moves closer to father and takes administrative, girls basketball jobs at Delta (6/7/18)David Heeb wasn't looking for a coaching job, but when it was offered to him, he wasn't going to turn down the opportunity. When Heeb, who won Class 1 boys basketball state titles at Bell City in 2002 and 2004, recently took an administrative job in the Delta R-V School District to be closer to his ailing father, he was told Delta was looking for a girls basketball coach...
Tennessee Tech faces Texas in super regional; winner goes to College World SeriesTennessee Tech's Kevin Strohschein has somehow found a way to keep on hitting through an elbow injury that will require offseason surgery. Strohschein, normally an outfielder, suffered the injury in March while pitching in a game against Lipscomb. Strohschein hasn't pitched since and has been restricted to designated hitter duties for most of his junior season, yet he performed well enough at the plate to be named Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year for the second time...
After nerve-wracking draft experience, Southeast Missouri State baseball senior ace Carlos Vega selected by CubsFor the first time in two years, a Southeast Missouri State baseball player was selected in the Major League Baseball Draft. Wednesday, the Chicago Cubs selected Carlos Vega in the 21st round, as the senior right-hander became the first Redhawk to be drafted by the Cubs...
Southeast Missouri State's Vinson, Engelking set to compete at NCAA Outdoor Track and Field ChampionshipsSoutheast Missouri State's Jonno Engelking and Richard Vinson will compete in the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Wednesday. For the two javelin throwers, it's their first appearance on this stage. The javelin competition begins at 5:45 p.m. CT today at Historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon...
Jontay Porter to return for sophomore seasonCOLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri forward Jontay Porter has withdrawn his name from the NBA draft and will return for his sophomore season. The school announced Porter's decision Wednesday, the final day the 6-foot-11 forward could remove his name from the draft and return to the Tigers for next season. Porter followed the lead of his brother, Michael Porter Jr., in declaring for the draft last month, but he didn't hire an agent...
Big late-game rally sends Capahas baseball to league doubleheader split with Fairview Heights (6/18/18)On a hot Father's Day Sunday -- perhaps the hottest day of the summer thus far -- it would have been easy for the Capahas baseball team to look up at the scoreboard, see a six-run deficit midway through Game 2 of a doubleheader, and pack it in, ready to wrap up its fifth game in three days and head for some air conditioning...
Schmitz wins point series golf event at Dalhousie (6/18/18)Ken Schmitz won a point series event Saturday at Dalhousie Golf Club. The event used quota scoring. Schmitz was first at plus-nine. Dick Swartz was second at plus-six, and Wayne Sparkman was third with plus-four. Rounding out the top five were Tom Armbruster in fourth, plus-two, and Brevin Giebler right behind him with a plus-one...
Capahas baseball uses walk-off win to sweep Music City in doubleheader (6/17/18)The Capahas baseball team capped off a home doubleheader sweep Saturday with a walk-off win. Kyle James drove in the winning run with a two-out, RBI single to give the Caps a 3-2 win over the Music City Cubs in Game 2. In the opener, the Capahas cruised to a five-inning 11-1 win at Capaha Field...
McNeely throws no-hitter as Cape Post 63 Senior Legion baseball splits pair of games (6/17/18)Bryan McNeely threw a no-hitter as the Cape Girardeau Ford and Sons Post 63 Senior Legion baseball team bounced back from an opening loss to win its second contest of the day in the Lyon County (Ky.) Showcase. McNeely didn't allow a hit in a 2-0 win over Post 68 on Saturday, hours after Cape fell 6-1 to Rockport Legion. McNeely worked around one walk and four errors while striking out four in seven innings...
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Flaherty, bullpen help Cardinals shut down Cubs 5-0 in series finale (6/18/18)ST. LOUIS -- Jack Flaherty and four relievers combined on a four-hitter, Matt Carpenter homered and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 5-0 on Sunday night. Flaherty allowed just two hits while striking out seven in five innings, but he walked three and hit two batters and was pulled after throwing 97 pitches. He escaped a jam in the third inning when he struck out Kris Bryant with the bases loaded to keep the game scoreless...
Cubs rout Cardinals 13-5 in opener of series (6/16/18)ST. LOUIS -- Kris Bryant ended a 24-game homerless drought, the longest of his career, and Ian Happ and Kyle Schwarber also went deep as the Chicago Cubs routed the St. Louis Cardinals 13-5 on Friday night. Bryant drilled a 448-foot, two-run shot to left field off an ineffective Michael Wacha in the third inning for his first home run since May 14. ...
Early runs put Padres on front foot as Cardinals drop series (6/14/18)ST. LOUIS -- Eric Lauer carried a shutout into the sixth inning, Manuel Margot had three hits and the San Diego Padres beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 on Wednesday night to win their fifth straight series. Freddy Galvis drove in two first-inning runs for San Diego, which has won five of seven. The Padres hadn't won five consecutive series since 2010...
Chiefs QB Mahomes jumping head first into Kansas City life (6/14/18)INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- Patrick Mahomes II could have spent his offseason just about anywhere, back home in Texas perhaps, or maybe even some exotic locale befitting a 20-something starting quarterback in the NFL. Instead, Mahomes spent it in Kansas City...
Padres bullpen shines in 4-2 victory over Cardinals (6/13/18)ST. LOUIS -- The Padres bullpen has stepped up to fill a hole in San Diego's rotation. Eric Hosmer homered, San Diego's bullpen took a perfect game into the sixth inning and the Padres beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 on Tuesday night for their 10th win in 14 games...
Cardinals beat Padres with three swings (6/12/18)ST. LOUIS -- Marcell Ozuna and Jose Martinez hit two-run homers, rookie Jack Flaherty pitched into the seventh inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Diego Padres 5-2 on Monday night. Jedd Gyorko added a one-out home run in the eighth. The Cardinals have won 13 of their last 18 games against the Padres, who have dropped 46 of their last 62 games in St. Louis...
Hamilton, Reds end 13-game losing skid vs. Cards with 6-3 win (6/11/18)CINCINNATI -- Legs, glove and bat -- center fielder Billy Hamilton used them all to almost single-handedly stop the Cincinnati Reds' historic losing streak to the St. Louis Cardinals. Hamilton made a bunch of key defensive plays and the Reds ended their 13-game skid against St. Louis, beating the Cardinals 6-3 Sunday...
Pro Sports Schedule
BASEBALLMiami at Baltimore, 12:05 p.m.
Washington at Toronto, 12:07 p.m.
Minnesota at Cleveland, 12:10 p.m.
San Diego at Atlanta, 12:35 p.m.
Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, 12:35 p.m.
Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m.
Detroit at Chicago White Sox, 1:10 p.m.
Philadelphia at Milwaukee, 1:10 p.m.
Houston at Kansas City, 1:15 p.m.
Colorado at Texas, 2:05 p.m.
L.A. Angels at Oakland, 3:05 p.m.
San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers, 3:10 p.m.
N.Y. Mets at Arizona, 3:10 p.m.
Boston at Seattle, 3:10 p.m.
Chicago Cubs at St. Louis, 7:05 p.m.
COLLEGE WORLD SERIES
At Omaha, Neb.Arkansas vs. Texas, 1 p.m.
Texas Tech vs. Florida, 6 p.m.
At Samara, RussiaCosta Rica vs. Serbia, 7 a.m.
At Rostov-on-Don, RussiaBrazil vs. Switzerland, 1 p.m.
At MoscowGermany vs. Mexico, 10 a.m.
WNBALos Angeles at Chicago, 5 p.m.
Phoenix at Las Vegas, 7 p.m.
MOTORSPORTSNHRA, Fitzgerald USA Thunder Valley Nationals, Bristol, Tenn., Noon
NASCAR Xfinity, Iowa 250 Qualifying, Newton, Iowa, 1:35 p.m.
NASCAR Xfinity, Iowa 250, Newton, Iowa, 4 p.m.
TennisATP World Tour, MercedesCup, Stuttgart, Germany
ATP World Tour/WTA, Libema Open, Den Bosch, Netherlands
WTA, Nature Valley Open, Nottingham, England
GolfUSGA, U.S. Open, Southampton, N.Y.
LPGA Tour, Meijer Classic, Grand Rapids, Mich.