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Semoball Awards finalists demonstrated the good in sports (07/03/15)
Five area players are finalists for the Sportsmanship Award.
Puxico's Rodgers signs to play baseball at Crowley's Ridge College (07/03/15)
PUXICO, Mo. - 2015 Puxico graduate Austin Rodgers will have the opportunity to continue his baseball career at the collegiate level next year. Rodgers signed to play baseball at Crowley's Ridge College in Paragould, Arkansas, Wednesday. "I love playing baseball," Rodgers said. "They gave me the opportunity to continue to play baseball. They are giving me a chance and I want to go play for them...
Puxico's Rodgers signs to play baseball at Crowley's Ridge College (07/03/15)
PUXICO, Mo. - 2015 Puxico graduate Austin Rodgers will have the opportunity to continue his baseball career at the collegiate level next year. Rodgers signed to play baseball at Crowley's Ridge College in Paragould, Arkansas, Wednesday. "I love playing baseball," Rodgers said. "They gave me the opportunity to continue to play baseball. They are giving me a chance and I want to go play for them...
Clutch hits elude Silver Sox, fall to Pirates 3-1 (07/01/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Timely hits were at a premium Tuesday as the Sikeston Silver Sox and SEMO Pirates stranded a combined 14 runners in the first game of a doubleheader at VFW Stadium. Backed by a complete game effort from starting pitcher Austin Hicks, the Pirates seized the lead in the fourth inning and held on for a 3-1 final...
Squirrels take first game against Post 63 (07/01/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU (SMNS) -- The Charleston Fighting Squirrels secured a 7-1 road win against Cape Girardeau Legion in the first game of a doubleheader Tuesday night at Capaha Park. Ty Householder earned a complete-game victory for Charleston. Householder allowed one run on eight hits in seven innings pitched. He walked three and struck out three. Householder, which entered the game wit ha 2.45 ERA, improves to 4-0 with the victory...
SEMO Pirates sail to championship at Advance Classic (07/01/15)
The smooth sailing continued for the SEMO Pirates Senior Babe Ruth baseball team over the weekend at the Advance Classic. The Pirates won all three games it played at the eight-team tournament to improve its record to 17-2 at the midway point of summer season. The Pirates beat Jackson Junior Legion 11-0 Friday, Scott County Rage 6-1 Saturday and Cape Girardeau Junior Legion 12-4 Sunday to take home the top prize at three-day tournament...
Scott County Rage beat Advance 8-0 for 3rd place at Classic (06/30/15)
ADVANCE, Mo. - Scott County Rage Junior Legion outlasted Advance Junior Legion 8-0 in the third-place contest at the Advance Classic Sunday afternoon. Scott County tallied two runs in the bottom of the second inning, two more in the bottom of the third inning, one run in the bottom of the fifth inning and three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to secure a six-inning victory via the eight-run rule...
Southeast Missourian baseball player of the year: Notre Dame's Chase Urhahn (06/28/15)
The Notre Dame leadoff hitter was a key contributor for the Bulldogs throughout his high school career and helped them to a state title this season.
Southeast Missourian baseball player of the year: Notre Dame's Chase Urhahn (06/28/15)
The Notre Dame leadoff hitter was a key contributor for the Bulldogs throughout his high school career and helped them to a state title this season.
2015 Standard Democrat Baseball Player of the Year: Blake Wolferding (06/26/15)
Wolferding shined in the heart of Sikeston's batting order leading them in nearly every offensive category
2015 Standard Democrat Baseball Player of the Year: Blake Wolferding (06/26/15)
Wolferding shined in the heart of Sikeston's batting order leading them in nearly every offensive category
SEMO Pirates hammer its way past California 8-6 at Dexter (06/24/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The SEMO Pirates Senior Babe Ruth baseball team continued to look like a finely oiled machine Tuesday night after more than a week away from the diamond. The Pirates offense calculated eight runs on 13 hits in a nine-inning contest against the California Colton Knighthawks Tuesday night at Dexter Park...
Silver Sox get swept on the road against Jackson (06/25/15)
Jackson won the first game 14-0 and the second 10-0 both in five innings. Post 158 out-hit Sikeston 27-8 combined in the doubleheader.
Athletes fill Indian Park for MLB, college tryouts (06/25/15)
KENNETT - The high school baseball field at Indian Park was full of athletes from all over the area. Each player bared relentless heat, all with hopes of catching the eye of an MLB or college scout.
Quick start lifts Ducks past Silver Sox 7-6 (06/24/15)
The Riverbed Ducks score four runs in the first three innings to lead to its 7-6 win over the Sikeston Silver Sox in nine innings.
SEMO Pirates hammer its way past California 8-6 at Dexter (06/24/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The SEMO Pirates Senior Babe Ruth baseball team continued to look like a finely oiled machine Tuesday night after more than a week away from the diamond. The Pirates offense calculated eight runs on 13 hits in a nine-inning contest against the California Colton Knighthawks Tuesday night at Dexter Park...
Six SCAA baseball players selected all-state (complete team included) (06/23/15)
A slew of baseball players from the southeast Missouri region were selected to the 2015 Missouri Baseball Coaches Association all-state baseball team. Four players for the Class 1 state champion Bell City Cubs were selected all-state. Bell City sophomore pitcher Austin Hicks and sophomore catcher Bobby Wright were selected first-team all-state. ...
Senath-Hornersville enjoys strong run against Cooter, Bernie (06/19/15)
SENATH - Kyle Moore posted another dominant pitching performance for Senath-Hornersville on Tuesday evening, throwing a 3 hit shutout in a 2-0 win over Cooter.
Sikeston Jr. Legion routed by Cape in doubleheader (06/18/15)
SIKESTON -- Rough innings in both contests proved too much to overcome for the Sikeston Ladies Auxiliary Unit 114 Junior Legion team on Wednesday as they were swept in a doubleheader by visiting Cape Junior Legion. Cape opened the first game with a four-run rally and never looked back on their way a 17-3 final in five innings via the mercy rule...
Slow start dooms Sikeston Silver Sox against Cape Post 63 (06/18/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Cape Girardeau Ford & Sons Post 63 pitcher Chase Hagerty was able to locate his fastball from the start of Wednesday evening's district matchup against the Sikeston Post 114 Silver Sox. Post 114 starter Jordan Griggs left his fastball up and over the plate often early on...
Hagerty's arm, Morse's bat help Cape Post 63 down Sikeston Post 114 in Legion baseball matchup (06/18/15)
Cape Girardeau Ford & Sons Post 63 defeated the Sikeston Post 114 Silver Sox 7-1 in a district showdown Wednesday night.
Bottom part of lineup hits Fighting Squirrels past Riverbend 9-3 in wood bat semifinal (06/16/15)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The bottom part of the Charleston Fighting Squirrels lineup looked as dangerous as the top of the order in a championship semifinal of the 12-team wood bat tournament Saturday afternoon at Hillhouse Park in Charleston. No. 7 hitter Hunter Cook, No. ...
Fighting Squirrels fall to St. Louis Sting 6-2 in wood bat title game (06/16/15)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels became the first team to score runs against the undefeated St. Louis Sting but came up short in its bid to knock off the big-city juggernaut in the title game of the Fighting Squirrels Classic late Saturday night...
Bottom part of lineup hits Fighting Squirrels past Riverbend 9-3 in wood bat semifinal (06/16/15)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The bottom part of the Charleston Fighting Squirrels lineup looked as dangerous as the top of the order in a championship semifinal of the 12-team wood bat tournament Saturday afternoon at Hillhouse Park in Charleston. No. 7 hitter Hunter Cook, No. ...
Sox split on final day, Squirrels finish second at own tournament (06/15/15)
The Sikeston Silver Sox split two games during the Fighting Squirrels Classic Wood Bat tournament Saturday as the hosts finished second.
Last group of 2015 Semoball Awards finalists revealed (06/13/15)
The sitting and the waiting. That was the most difficult part for recently graduated high school athletes Tyler Slinkard and Trevor Morehead.
Silver Sox drop first two games of Fighting Squirrels Classic (06/12/15)
Playing back to back games during a balmy, 93-degree summer afternoon got the best of the Sikeston Silver Sox. Especially after suffering a first-game defeat.
Dexter's Averett and Mattison sign to play baseball at Shawnee (06/12/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - 2015 Dexter graduates Jason Mattison and Colton Averett will continue to wear matching uniforms next season at the collegiate level. Mattison and Averett both signed to play college baseball Wednesday at Shawnee Community College in Ullin, Illinois...
Silver Sox drop first two games of Fighting Squirrels Classic (06/12/15)
Playing back to back games during a balmy, 93-degree summer afternoon got the best of the Sikeston Silver Sox. Especially after suffering a first-game defeat.
Dexter's Averett and Mattison sign to play baseball at Shawnee (06/12/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - 2015 Dexter graduates Jason Mattison and Colton Averett will continue to wear matching uniforms next season at the collegiate level. Mattison and Averett both signed to play college baseball Wednesday at Shawnee Community College in Ullin, Illinois...
SEMO Pirates hand Squirrels 3-1 loss in first game of sweep (06/10/15)
Hunter Eftink led the SEMO Pirates with a complete game effort striking out seven and allowing one run on four hits in a 3-1 win over Charleston. The Pirates also won the second game 7-5
SEMO Pirates hand Squirrels 3-1 loss in first game of sweep (06/10/15)
Hunter Eftink led the SEMO Pirates with a complete game effort striking out seven and allowing one run on four hits in a 3-1 win over Charleston. The Pirates also won the second game 7-5
SCAA all-conference baseball awards released (06/09/15)
The 2015 SCAA all-conference baseball awards have been released. Bernie senior standout Devin Trammell is the SCAA Player of the Year. Trammell (9-1) recorded an unprecedented 0.875 ERA while striking out 92 in 64 innings of work this season. He hit .374 with 22 RBIs and two home runs...
SCAA all-conference baseball awards released (06/09/15)
The 2015 SCAA all-conference baseball awards have been released. Bernie senior standout Devin Trammell is the SCAA Player of the Year. Trammell (9-1) recorded an unprecedented 0.875 ERA while striking out 92 in 64 innings of work this season. He hit .374 with 22 RBIs and two home runs...
Silver Sox split doubleheader with Jackson (06/08/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Luke Williams drove in five runs on three singles helping the Sikeston Silver Sox Senior Legion baseball team to a 6-5 win over Jackson Senior Legion on Saturday during the first game of a doubleheader at VFW Memorial Stadium in Sikeston...
Community sports briefs (06/08/15)
Tyler Allen, a 2015 graduate of Notre Dame Regional High School, signed to play volleyball at Missouri Baptist University, an NAIA school in the St. Louis area.
Notre Dame baseball team claims Class 4 title with win over Sullivan (06/07/15)
Top-ranked Notre Dame sent the Eagles home early, routing them 17-0 in five innings Saturday at T.R. Hughes Ballpark and earning the fifth state title in program history.
Final four notebook: Hulshof seals high school career with RBI single (06/06/15)
O'FALLON, Mo. -- Derek Hulshof got a chance to write a new ending to the story of his senior year on Saturday. Hulshof, a starter on the Notre Dame basketball team, tore his ACL early in the basketball season and thought his baseball career was over as well...
Final four notebook: Hulshof seals high school career with RBI single (06/06/15)
O'FALLON, Mo. -- Derek Hulshof got a chance to write a new ending to the story of his senior year on Saturday. Hulshof, a starter on the Notre Dame basketball team, tore his ACL early in the basketball season and thought his baseball career was over as well...
Notre Dame baseball team claims Class 4 title with win over Sullivan (06/06/15)
Top-ranked Notre Dame sent the Eagles home early, routing them 17-0 in five innings Saturday at T.R. Hughes Ballpark and earning the fifth state title in program history.
Briefly: Saxony Lutheran girls soccer team wins first state championship in program history (06/06/15)
BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. -- The Saxony Lutheran girls soccer team won its first state championship in program history with a 5-0 defeat of Father Tolton on Saturday afternoon at Blue Springs High School. The Crusaders scored 1 minute and 44 seconds into the Class 1 title game in its dominating defeat of the Trailblazers...
Notre Dame baseball team wins Class 4 state championship in dominant fasion (06/06/15)
O'FALLON, Mo. -- The Notre Dame baseball team completed its dominant run to the Class 4 state championship on Saturday. The Bulldogs defeated Sullivan 17-0 in five innings at TR Hughes Ballpark. Notre Dame run-ruled five of its six postseason opponents on the way to the state title...
HISTORY IN THE MAKING:
Bell City baseball team rallies past Atlanta late to secure first state title in school history
(06/04/15)
O'FALLON, Mo. - Bell City baseball coach Justin Simpher knew he had the right pieces in places to tie the state championship up as soon as leadoff hitter Cole Nichols was hit by a pitch with the two outs in the top of the seventh inning Wednesday afternoon...
Notre Dame baseball team run-rules Smithville to reach Class 4 title game (06/05/15)
The Bulldogs scored seven runs in the sixth inning and defeated Smithville 13-3 in six innings to advance to the state championship game.
Final four notebook: Notre Dame players prepared for Smithville ace (06/05/15)
More than a week passed between the Notre Dame baseball team's state quarterfinal and the scheduled start of its state semifinal. Add in a day delay due to rain, and the Bulldogs had plenty of time to study their opponent. "We had a week and just the nerves -- it was like, 'Let's get as much information as we can,'" Notre Dame lead-off batter Chase Urhahn said. ...
Senath-Hornersville wraps up first week of summer baseball (06/05/15)
The Senath-Hornersville High School baseball season saw plenty of positives throughout a busy week against three strong teams.
Senath-Hornersville wraps up first week of summer baseball (06/05/15)
The Senath-Hornersville High School baseball season saw plenty of positives throughout a busy week against three strong teams.
Final four notebook: Notre Dame players prepared for Smithville ace (06/05/15)
More than a week passed between the Notre Dame baseball team's state quarterfinal and the scheduled start of its state semifinal. Add in a day delay due to rain, and the Bulldogs had plenty of time to study their opponent. "We had a week and just the nerves -- it was like, 'Let's get as much information as we can,'" Notre Dame lead-off batter Chase Urhahn said. ...
Notre Dame baseball team run-rules Smithville to reach Class 4 title game (06/05/15)
A seven-run sixth inning highlighted by Chase Urhahn's grand slam propelled the Notre Dame baseball team to a 13-3 run-rule victory over Smithville in six innings in a Class 4 semifinal.
Notre Dame baseball team's state semifinal postponed until today (06/05/15)
O'FALLON, Mo. -- There isn't much Jeff Graviett hasn't been through in baseball as a player or coach, including rain delays at the final four. So he understands how his Notre Dame players felt when their Class 4 semifinal final was postponed Thursday afternoon. The Bulldogs will now face Smithville at 10:30 a.m. today...
Notre Dame baseball team's state semifinal postponed until today (06/05/15)
O'FALLON, Mo. -- There isn't much Jeff Graviett hasn't been through in baseball as a player or coach, including rain delays at the final four. So he understands how his Notre Dame players felt when their Class 4 semifinal final was postponed Thursday afternoon. The Bulldogs will now face Smithville at 10:30 a.m. today...
Bell City baseball team rallies past Atlanta late to secure first state title in school history (06/05/15)
O'FALLON, Mo. - Bell City baseball coach Justin Simpher knew he had the right pieces in places to tie the state championship up as soon as leadoff hitter Cole Nichols was hit by a pitch with the two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning Wednesday afternoon...
Notre Dame baseball team run-rules Smithville to reach Class 4 title game (06/05/15)
A seven-run sixth inning highlighted by Chase Urhahn's grand slam propelled the Notre Dame baseball team to a 13-3 run-rule victory over Smithville in six innings in a Class 4 semifinal.
Bell City baseball team rallies to win Class 1 title game in eight innings (06/04/15)
The Cubs scored once in the seventh and three times in the eighth to defeat Atlanta 6-3 on Wednesday.
Five Notre Dame baseball players rely on basketball final four experience (06/04/15)
Thomas Himmelberg is one of five basketball players on this year's Notre Dame baseball team, which will take on Smithville in a Class 4 semifinal at 4:30 p.m. today at T.R. Hughes Ballpark in O'Fallon, Missouri, and Himmelberg won't forget what transpired less than three months ago.
Five Notre Dame baseball players rely on basketball final four experience (06/04/15)
Thomas Himmelberg is one of five basketball players on this year's Notre Dame baseball team, which will take on Smithville in a Class 4 semifinal at 4:30 p.m. today at T.R. Hughes Ballpark in O'Fallon, Missouri, and Himmelberg won't forget what transpired less than three months ago.
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Bell City's Austin Hicks (06/04/15)
Bell City's Austin Hicks pitched a complete-game shutout in the Cubs' 2-0 win over Dora in a Class 1 quarterfinal last week at Bell City High School. Hicks finished with 10 strikeouts and hit one batter while giving up four hits in the victory. "I knew I had to keep throwing strikes and don't put the pressure on myself but put the pressure on them and make them come through," Hicks said...
Final four notebook: Senior Schaefer makes spectacular catch, drives in winning run for Bell City baseball team (06/03/15)
Cubs left fielder Nolan Schaefer made a diving catch with the game tied in the bottom of the seventh and plated the winning run with a groundout in the top of the eighth in the Class 1 title game.
Notre Dame baseball team's final four run highlighted by dominant pitching (06/03/15)
Four arms have carried the load on the mound for the Notre Dame baseball team this season, and the result has been favorable.
ONE WIN AWAY FROM A DREAM COME TRUE: Bell City cruises past Northwest 11-1 in state semifinal (06/03/15)
O'FALLON, Mo. - The dream baseball season continued in a big way for the Bell City Cubs Tuesday afternoon in a Class 1 state semifinal at T.R. Hughes Ballpark in O'Fallon, Missouri...
Silver Sox take two from Squirrels at home (06/03/15)
Highlighted by a five-run outburst in the second inning, Sikeston downed the Fighting Squirrels 8-0 in the first game and 8-3 in the night cap
Bell City baseball team rallies to win Class 1 title in eight innings (06/03/15)
The Cubs scored once in the seventh and three times in the eighth to defeat Atlanta 6-3 on Wednesday.
Notre Dame baseball team's final four run highlighted by dominant pitching (06/03/15)
Four arms have carried the load on the mound for the Notre Dame baseball team this season, and the result has been favorable.
ONE WIN AWAY FROM A DREAM COME TRUE: Bell City cruises past Northwest 11-1 in state semifinal (06/03/15)
O'FALLON, Mo. - The dream baseball season continued in a big way for the Bell City Cubs Tuesday afternoon in a Class 1 state semifinal at T.R. Hughes Ballpark in O'Fallon, Missouri...
Briefly: Bell City baseball team rallies to win Class 1 championship (06/03/15)
The Cubs scored the tying run thanks to an error in the top of the seventh and scored three in the eighth to defeat Atlanta to win the first state title in program history.
Bell City baseball team routs Mustangs to reach Class 1 state championship game (06/03/15)
The Cubs will play Atlanta for the title after Tuesday's 11-1 win over Northwest (Hughesville).
Eighth-inning homer sinks Scott City baseball team in Class 3 title game (06/03/15)
Fatima defeated Scott City 3-2 in eight innings to claim the Class 3 state championship.
Braden Cox's gem leads Scott City baseball team to Class 3 championship game (06/02/15)
Scott City's sophomore ace allowed just five hits in the Rams' 4-1 victory over Warsaw on Monday.
Final four notebook: Freshmen pitchers take center stage for Scott City baseball team (06/02/15)
The Scott City baseball team reached the eighth inning of the Class 3 state championship game with just a sophomore and two freshmen appearing on the mound at the final four.
Final four notebook: Cubs welcome early success against Northwest (06/02/15)
Bell City scored in the first inning, which has been a rarity this year.
Bell City baseball team routs Mustangs to reach Class 1 title game (06/02/15)
The Cubs will play Atlanta for the title after Tuesday's 11-1 win over Northwest (Hughesville).
Final four notebook: Bell City baseball team welcomes early success against Northwest (06/02/15)
Bell City scored in the first inning, which has been a rarity this year.
Indians drop two to Cape Jr. Legion team (06/02/15)
KENNETT - Kennett High School's summer baseball team dropped two games to the powerful Cape Jr. Legion team on Monday. The Indians fell 13-3 in the first game before a 7-3 loss in the nightcap. In each game, it was one crucial inning that provided the downfall for the Indians.
Indians drop two to Cape Jr. Legion team (06/02/15)
KENNETT - Kennett High School's summer baseball team dropped two games to the powerful Cape Jr. Legion team on Monday. The Indians fell 13-3 in the first game before a 7-3 loss in the nightcap. In each game, it was one crucial inning that provided the downfall for the Indians.
Bell City baseball team began its rise to the Class 1 final four during the fall (06/02/15)
The school adopted a fall baseball season this year and accelerated the growth of a young team.
Briefly: Bell City baseball team run-rules Northwest to advance to Class 1 championship (06/02/15)
The Bell City baseball team capitalized off seven Northwest (Hughesville) errors in its Class 1 state semifinal at TR Hughes Ballpark in O'Fallon, Missouri, on Tuesday to advance to the state championship game for the first time in program history. The Cubs defeated Northwest 11-1 in a game that ended in the bottom of the sixth inning after Bell City scored twice in the frame to run-rule the Mustangs...
Briefly: Eighth-inning homer sinks Scott City baseball team in Class 3 title game (06/02/15)
Fatima junior Will Robertson hit a one-out solo home run in the top the eighth to help the Comets defeat Scott City 3-2 on Tuesday in the Class 3 state championship. The Fatima took a 1-0 lead on an RBI single in the second and extended the lead the 2-0 with an unearned run in the third...
Scott City youth movement travels to Class 3 final four (06/01/15)
Only one senior has had a regular spot in the Rams' lineup during their postseason run to the Class 3 final four.
Final four notebook: Scott City's Menz makes most of starting opportunity (06/01/15)
Dylan Menz made a sparkling defensive play at second base to lead the Rams' defense in the Class 3 semifinal
Senath-Hornersville starts summer under new leadership (06/01/15)
SENATH, Mo. - Senath-Hornersville's baseball team is regrouping as they kick off the summer season with a new coach. In Corbin Clark's first game at the helm, the Lions hosted South Pemiscot to a 6-5 varsity loss after the junior varsity won 9-5.
Senath-Hornersville starts summer under new leadership (06/01/15)
SENATH, Mo. - Senath-Hornersville's baseball team is regrouping as they kick off the summer season with a new coach. In Corbin Clark's first game at the helm, the Lions hosted South Pemiscot to a 6-5 varsity loss after the junior varsity won 9-5.
Braden Cox's gem leads Scott City baseball team to Class 3 championship game (06/01/15)
Scott City's sophomore ace allowed just five hits in the Rams' 4-1 victory over Warsaw on Monday.
Class 2, District 1 All-District Baseball Team Announced (06/01/15)
Local athletes represent their schools on the 2015 Class 2, District 1 All-District Baseball Team.
Herkenhoff molds himself, finds Bell City is a good fit (06/01/15)
Bell City senior Quenton Herkenhoff knows about turnarounds. He and the Cubs baseball team have come a long way since his freshman year.
Scott City youth movement travels to Class 3 final four (06/01/15)
Only one senior has had a regular spot in the Rams' lineup during their postseason run to the Class 3 final four.
Herkenhoff molds himself, finds Bell City is a good fit (06/01/15)
Bell City senior Quinton Herkenhoff knows about turnarounds. He and the Cubs baseball team have come a long way since his freshman year.
Briefly: Scott City baseball team advances to Class 3 state championship (06/01/15)
Scott City sophomore Braden Cox retired the final 14 batters he faced in Monday afternoon's Class 3 state semifinal. Cox allowed a double that tied the game in the top of the third then did not allowed another hit in the Rams 4-1 victory over Warsaw...
Pride exemplified: Scott City baseball coach Jim May has alma mater back in the final four (05/31/15)
Asked to describe his coach, Scott City sophomore Braden Cox smiled and looked off into the distance, searching for the right way to sum up Jim May. After a brief pause, he settled on just one word: Awesome.
pride exemplified (05/31/15)
Asked to describe his coach, Scott City sophomore Braden Cox smiled and looked off into the distance, searching for the right way to sum up Jim May. After a brief pause, he settled on just one word: Awesome. "He's always going to do something you're never going to expect," Cox added after some prompting...
Bernie suffers season-ending 3-2 loss to Valle Catholic in Class 2 baseball quarterfinal (05/28/15)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. - The come-from-behind playoff magic finally ran out for the Bernie Mules Wednesday afternoon in a Class 2 baseball quarterfinal against defending state champion Valle Catholic. No. 1 ranked Valle Catholic prevented Bernie from collecting its fourth straight come-from-behind playoff victory when it rallied from a 2-0 second-inning deficit by tallying three runs in the bottom of the third inning and hung on for a 3-2 home victory...
Sikeston Silver Sox break out new look and bats in sweep (05/29/15)
With a new name, look and roster, the Sikeston Silver Sox Senior Legion baseball team started its season with a new beginning defeating visiting Pemiscot County 6-5 and 18-0.
Jackson baseball team's season ends with extra-inning loss to Eureka in quarterfinal (05/28/15)
The Wildcats scored two runs with two outs in the top of the eighth inning to defeat the Indians at Whitey Herzog Field in Jackson on Thursday.
Notre Dame baseball team reaches Class 4 final four (05/28/15)
CLAYTON, Mo. -- There were smiles and several hugs, but there was nothing emphatic about the Notre Dame baseball team's celebration following Thursday's game at Shaw Park.
Pobst's big day at the plate propels Scott City baseball team to final four (05/28/15)
The left fielder was 3 for 3 with a home run, five RBIs and three runs scored in his team's 7-3 victory over West County.
Jackson baseball team edges Lindbergh, advances to Class 5 quarterfinals (05/28/15)
Jackson scored twice in the top of the seventh and defeated Lindbergh 2-0. The Indians will play for a spot in the final four on Thursday.
Jackson baseball team's season ends with extra-inning loss to Eureka in quarterfinal (05/28/15)
The Wildcats scored two runs with two outs in the top of the eighth inning to defeat the Indians at Whitey Herzog Field in Jackson on Thursday.
Notre Dame baseball team reaches Class 4 final four (05/28/15)
CLAYTON, Mo. -- There were smiles and several hugs, but there was nothing emphatic about the Notre Dame baseball team's celebration following Thursday's game at Shaw Park.
Bernie suffers season-ending 3-2 loss to Valle Catholic in Class 2 baseball quarterfinal (05/28/15)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. - The come-from-behind playoff magic finally ran out for the Bernie Mules Wednesday afternoon in a Class 2 baseball quarterfinal against defending state champion Valle Catholic. No. 1 ranked Valle Catholic prevented Bernie from collecting its fourth straight come-from-behind playoff victory when it rallied from a 2-0 second-inning deficit by tallying three runs in the bottom of the third inning and hung on for a 3-2 home victory...
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Notre Dame's Dean Crippen (05/28/15)
Notre Dame's Dean Crippen was 3 for 5 with eight RBIs, a double and two home runs, including a grand slam in the bottom of the second inning that helped propel the Bulldogs to a 15-5, six-inning win over Perryville in last week's Class 4 District 1 championship in Doniphan, Missouri...
Briefly: Jackson baseball team's season ends with extra-inning loss in quarterfinals (05/28/15)
The Jackson and Eureka baseball teams were deadlocked in a scoreless tie after seven innings of their Class 5 quarterfinal on Thursday at Whitey Herzog Field in Jackson, Missouri. The Wildcats got three consecutive hits in the top of the eighth, including an RBI single to center by No. 3 hitter Brett Geisz, to score the go-ahead run en route to a 2-0 defeat of the Indians...
Briefly: Notre Dame baseball team downs Clayton, advances to final four (05/28/15)
CLAYTON, Mo. -- Chase Urhahn finished 3 for 3 with an RBI and four runs scored, and the Notre Dame baseball team defeated Clayton to advance to the Class 4 final four for the first time since 2009 on Thursday at Shaw Park. Christian Job went 2 for 4 with three RBIs, and Dean Crippen was 2 for 3 with a pair of RBIs in the win for Notre Dame (26-5)...
Hicks hurls Bell City baseball team into Class 1 final four (05/28/15)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Bell City starter Austin Hicks delivered his pitch to the plate in the top of the sixth inning, and after seeing the called third strike to strand the bases loaded, he turned toward his team's dugout and pumped his right fist in the air...
Notre Dame baseball team routs Potosi in Class 4 sectional (05/27/15)
Notre Dame starting pitcher Graham Ruopp responded to a bases-loaded jam with a strikeout and a ground-ball double play to end the threat, and the Bulldogs combined for 10 runs in the final two innings to come away with an 11-0 victory over Potosi.
COMEBACK MULES RALLY AGAIN: Bernie eliminates East Carter County 5-4 in 8-inning state baseball playoff (05/26/15)
Come-from-behind victories are becoming the norm for the Bernie Mules baseball team in the 2015 state playoffs. The Mules, which rallied from two runs down to secure a 3-2 district semifinal victory against South Pemiscot and from one run behind to secure a 3-2 district championship win against Cooter last week, put together its biggest comeback to date Monday afternoon when it overcame from a 3-0 first-inning deficit against the East Carter County Redbirds.. ...
Jackson baseball team edges Lindbergh, advances to Class 5 quarterfinals (05/27/15)
Jackson scored twice in the top of the seventh and defeated Lindbergh 2-0. The Indians will play for a spot in the final four on Thursday.
Briefly: Bell City baseball team advances to Class 1 final four with defeat of Dora (05/27/15)
The Bell City baseball team defeated Dora 2-0 in a Class 1 quarterfinal at Bell City High School on Wednesday night to secure its spot in the final four.
Notre Dame baseball team routs Potosi in Class 4 sectional (05/27/15)
Notre Dame starting pitcher Graham Ruopp responded to a bases-loaded jam with a strikeout and a ground-ball double play to end the threat, and the Bulldogs combined for 10 runs in the final two innings to come away with an 11-0 victory over Potosi.
Class 2 Baseball Sectional: Bernie rallies past East Carter County 4-3 in eight innings (05/27/15)
Come-from-behind victories are becoming the norm for the Bernie Mules baseball team in the 2015 state playoffs. The Mules, which rallied from two runs down to secure a 3-2 district semifinal victory against South Pemiscot and from one run behind to secure a 3-2 district championship win against Cooter last week, put together its biggest comeback to date Monday afternoon when it overcame from a 3-0 first-inning deficit against the East Carter County Redbirds.. ...
Briefly: Scott City baseball team advances to Class 3 final four (05/27/15)
The Rams defeated West County 7-3 on Wednesday to advance to the baseball final four for the first time since they won a state championship in 2008.
Bell City baseball team advances to Class 1 final four with defeat of Dora (05/27/15)
The Bell City baseball team defeated Dora 2-0 in a Class 1 quarterfinal at Bell City High School on Wednesday night to secure its spot in the final four. "It's awesome," Bell City coach Justin Simpher said. "I think it's the first time the school's ever gotten there and I was trying to not let the excitement get the most of me throughout, thinking about it, but now that it happened, I don't know, it's just awesome. Words can't even explain what it feels like. It's just an unbelievable feeling."...
Malden's Toby Miller tops all-conference, all-district teams (05/26/15)
Bootheel Conference Player of the Year Toby Miller - Malden Bootheel Conference Coach of the Year Tim Harmon - Malden 2014–15 All-Conference Team Parker McCormick - Malden Dee Triplett - Malden Peyton Faulkner - Caruthersville Hunter Jackson - Portageville...
Bell City eliminates Gideon 9-0 in Class 1 baseball sectional (05/26/15)
GIDEON, Mo. -- The Bell City baseball team couldn't have asked for a better game Monday. Five players recorded multiple hits, and starting pitcher Bobby Wright pitched a complete-game shutout to lead the Cubs to a 9-0 victory over host Gideon in a Class 1 sectional...
Bell City eliminates Gideon 9-0 in Class 1 baseball sectional (05/26/15)
GIDEON, Mo. -- The Bell City baseball team couldn't have asked for a better game Monday. Five players recorded multiple hits, and starting pitcher Bobby Wright pitched a complete-game shutout to lead the Cubs to a 9-0 victory over host Gideon in a Class 1 sectional...
Scott City baseball team defeats Malden, busts through sectional roadblock (05/26/15)
A day short of the one-year anniversary of the game that has both haunted and motivated the Scott City baseball team, the Rams got another shot to reach the Class 3 state quarterfinals.
Bell City clubs Gideon in Class 1 sectional baseball game (05/26/15)
GIDEON, Mo. -- The Bell City baseball team couldn't have asked for a better game Monday.
Scott City baseball team advances to Class 3 quarterfinals (05/25/15)
MALDEN, Mo. -- A day short of the one-year anniversary of the game that has both haunted and motivated the Scott City baseball team, the Rams got another shot to reach the Class 3 state quarterfinals.
Bell City clubs Gideon in Class 1 sectional baseball game (05/25/15)
GIDEON, Mo. -- The Bell City baseball team couldn't have asked for a better game Monday.
Jackson baseball team upends Poplar Bluff for district crown (05/23/15)
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- Michael Houchin and Jonathan Schumer received their Jackson High School diplomas at the Show Me Center on Thursday night despite an incomplete project. The pair, along with eight other Indian seniors, were busy Friday evening tending to the unfinished business, and to the delight of the newly knighted Jackson alums, they have more work before they can officially say goodbye to their alma mater...
Malden ends NMCC's district run 3-0 (05/23/15)
After back-to-back final four appearances highlighted by come-from-behind wins, New Madrid County Central saw its season come to a close in the Class 3, District 1 championship game Friday against Malden.
Bell City defeats Oran for first district title in 25 years (05/23/15)
Bases loaded with the winning run on base might seem like a once in a lifetime moment for most hitters. That scenario must feel like a recurring dream for Bell City's Bobby Wright who gave the Cubs a 4-3 win over Oran.
EXTRA-INNING CHAMPIONS: Bell City baseball team secures first district title since 1990 (05/23/15)
Note: A photo gallery of the championship is available at this link: Championship Photos Editor's Note: This story has been updated to correctly identify Bobby Wright as collecting the game-winning hit. ORAN, Mo. - It took a bit longer than seven innings but the first district baseball championship since 1990 finally materialized for the Bell City Cubs Friday night at Oran High School...
REPEAT DISTRICT CHAMPS: Bernie rallies past defending state baseball champion Cooter 3-2 (05/22/15)
MALDEN, Mo. - Bernie No. 5 hitter Owen Foster waited for the pitch he wanted and got it Thursday night in the Class 2, District 1 championship against defending state champion Cooter. Foster stepped to the plate looking for a curveball with runners at first and second base with two outs in the top of the sixth inning and his team trailing Cooter 2-1...
Jackson baseball team upends Poplar Bluff for district crown (05/23/15)
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- Michael Houchin and Jonathan Schumer received their Jackson High School diplomas at the Show Me Center on Thursday night despite an incomplete project. The pair, along with eight other Indian seniors, were busy Friday evening tending to the unfinished business, and to the delight of the newly knighted Jackson alums, they have more work before they can officially say goodbye to their alma mater...
Bell City defeats Oran for first district title in 25 years (05/23/15)
Bases loaded with the winning run on base might seem like a once in a lifetime moment for most hitters. That scenario must feel like a recurring dream for Bell City's Bobby Wright who gave the Cubs a 4-3 win over Oran.
EXTRA-INNING CHAMPIONS: Bell City baseball team secures first district title since 1990 (05/23/15)
Note: A photo gallery of the championship is available at this link: Championship Photos ORAN, Mo. - It took a bit longer than seven innings but the first district baseball championship since 1990 finally materialized for the Bell City Cubs Friday night at Oran High School...
Malden baseball team beats NMCC 3-0 in Class 3, District 1 championship (05/23/15)
MALDEN, Mo. -- There was no playoff magic this time around. After back-to-back final four appearances New Madrid County Central highlighted by come-from-behind wins the Eagles saw their season come to a close in the Class 3, District 1 championship game...
Big first inning propels Scott City baseball team to district title over Kelly (05/22/15)
Kelly spotted Scott City an eight-run first inning, then battled back with single runs in the final three frames before the Rams claimed their third consecutive Class 3 District 2 championship with an 8-3 victory.
NMCC gets by Portageville, moves on to district finals (05/22/15)
Spotting Portageville runs in the top of the first inning certainly isn't how New Madrid County Central hoped to begin its defense of the Class 3, District 1 championship. But the sixth inning came soon enough.
Householder pitches Kelly past East Prairie and into title game (05/22/15)
Ty Householder wasted little time or pitches once he stepped foot on the mound for Kelly. The junior pitched a complete game win over East Prairie during the semifinals of the Class 3, District 2 tournament Thursday
Hickerson named Tri-County Conference Player of the Year (05/22/15)
Cooter senior Riley Hickerson was announced as the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year Thursday during the release of its all-conference baseball teams. Hickerson, who has signed his letter of intent to play baseball at Three Rivers College, led the Wildcats to a 20-6 regular season record with a .398 batting average, 20 RBIs, 33 hits, 12 doubles and one home run. He also appeared in eight games on the mound and made six starts with a 3.63 ERA, a 2-2 record and 26 strikeouts...
Griggs signs with Shawnee (05/22/15)
Scott City baseball team uses fast start to win Class 3 District 2 title (05/22/15)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- The Scott City baseball team figured an eight-run first inning would be enough to win a district championship. Kelly made sure the Rams earned it. Kelly spotted Scott City that eight-run first inning, then battled back late with single runs in the final three frames before the Rams got the final out and claimed their third straight Class 3 District 2 district championship with an 8-3 victory at Benny Hillhouse Memorial Park...
Scott City baseball team uses fast start to win Class 3 District 2 title (05/22/15)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- The Scott City baseball team figured an eight-run first inning would be enough to win a district championship. Kelly made sure the Rams earned it. Kelly spotted Scott City that eight-run first inning, then battled back late with single runs in the final three frames before the Rams got the final out and claimed their third straight Class 3 District 2 district championship with an 8-3 victory at Benny Hillhouse Memorial Park...
Big first inning propels Scott City baseball team to district title over Kelly (05/22/15)
Kelly spotted Scott City an eight-run first inning, then battled back with single runs in the final three frames before the Rams claimed their third consecutive Class 3 District 2 championship with an 8-3 victory.
REPEAT DISTRICT CHAMPS: Bernie rallies past defending state baseball champion Cooter 3-2 (05/22/15)
MALDEN, Mo. - Bernie No. 5 hitter Owen Foster waited for the pitch he wanted and got it Thursday night in the Class 2, District 1 championship against defending state champion Cooter. Foster stepped to the plate looking for a curveball with runners at first and second base with two outs in the top of the sixth inning and his team trailing Cooter 2-1...
Notre Dame claims district crown in run-rule fashion (05/22/15)
DONIPHAN, Mo. -- Dean Crippen couldn't be stopped Thursday. The senior first baseman stepped to the plate with one out in the bottom of the second inning and blasted a 1-1 pitch over the center-field fence for a grand slam that gave the Notre Dame baseball team an early six-run lead.
Kelly, Scott City to play for district baseball crown (05/22/15)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Ty Householder wasted little time or pitches once he stepped foot on the mound for Kelly.
NMCC gets by Portageville, moves on to district finals (05/22/15)
Spotting Portageville runs in the top of the first inning certainly isn't how New Madrid County Central hoped to begin its defense of the Class 3, District 1 championship. But the sixth inning came soon enough.
Householder pitches Kelly past East Prairie and into title game (05/22/15)
Ty Householder wasted little time or pitches once he stepped foot on the mound for Kelly. The junior pitched a complete game win over East Prairie during the semifinals of the Class 3, District 2 tournament Thursday
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys volleyball team will play for Class 3 state title (05/22/15)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
Greenville routs Chaffee in district semifinal (05/22/15)
GREENVILLE (SMNS) -- Greenville's Blakeney Kearbey blasted a two-run home run as the top-seeded host Bears advanced to the Class 2 District 3 Tournament title game with a five-inning romp of the fourth-seeded Red Devils. Greenville went on to win the district championship after beating St. Vincent 6-2. The Bears will face defending Class 2 state champion Valle Catholic (26-5) in a Class 2 sectional on Monday, May 25 with a time and location to be determined...
Kelly, Scott City to play for district baseball crown (05/22/15)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Ty Householder wasted little time or pitches once he stepped foot on the mound for Kelly.
WALK-OFF BUNT: Bernie bunts its way to district title game in final at-bat against South Pemiscot (05/20/15)
Note: A photo gallery of the district semifinals is available at this link: Semifinal Action CAMPBELL, Mo. - Bernie Mules baseball coach Darrin Shipman likes to leave it up to his hitters whether or not they bunt when there is a runner at third base and less than two outs...
Bloomfield falls to defending state baseball champion Cooter 9-1 in district semifinal (05/20/15)
Note: A photo gallery of the semifinals is available at this link: Semifinal Photos CAMPBELL, Mo. - The May success continued for Cooter junior hurler Tyler Battles Tuesday afternoon in a Class 2, District 1 semifinal against Bloomfield. Battles, which entered the playoff six days removed from pitching eight scoreless relief innings in a 3-1 18-inning loss to No. 1 ranked Valle Catholic, collected a complete-game win against Bloomfield...
Oran has five named to Scott-Mississippi All-Conference baseball teams (05/21/15)
The 2015 Scott-Mississippi All-Conference team was released this week and Oran came away with five representatives to lead the pack. Eagle seniors Jacob Priggel, Hunter Schlosser and Thomas Trankler all received first-team honors as did their teammate freshman Drew Reischman...
SCAA selects baseball and softball All-Conference teams (05/21/15)
Bernie senior Devin Trammell was named the Stoddard County Activities Association player of the year Wednesday after announcing its All-Conference baseball and softball teams. Bell City head coach Justin Simpher was selected as the coach of the year after leading the Bell City Cubs to a 19-3 regular season...
Corbin Clark named 2015-16 Senath-Hornersville high school baseball coach (05/21/15)
Corbin Clark is set to replace Jarvis Reed as next season's head baseball coach at Senath-Hornersville High School.
Senath-Hornersville falls to Malden 7-0 in Class 3, District 1 semifinals (05/21/15)
MALDEN - On Thursday, Senath-Hornersville's baseball season came to a grinding halt as they fell 7-0 to Malden in the semifinals of the Class 3, District 1 tournament. The Lions pitching faltered early, while their offense struggled to mount a significant threat to get themselves back into the game.
Senath-Hornersville falls to Malden 7-0 in Class 3, District 1 semifinals (05/21/15)
MALDEN - On Thursday, Senath-Hornersville's baseball season came to a grinding halt as they fell 7-0 to Malden in the semifinals of the Class 3, District 1 tournament. The Lions pitching faltered early, while their offense struggled to mount a significant threat to get themselves back into the game.
Corbin Clark named 2015-16 Senath-Hornersville high school baseball coach (05/21/15)
Corbin Clark is set to replace Jarvis Reed as next season's head baseball coach at Senath-Hornersville High School.
May 21, 2015 Scoreboard (05/21/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Rain postpones area district tournaments (05/21/15)
Another round of wet weather Wednesday once again postponed several baseball and soccer district tournaments. The Class 5 District 1 baseball tournament championship between third-seeded Jackson and top-seeded Poplar Bluff has been rescheduled for 5:30 p.m. Friday at Wilson Rozier Park in Farmington...
Fifth-inning outburst propels Jackson baseball team into district final (05/20/15)
The Indians scored six runs in the fifth inning of their district semifinal against Farminton en route to a 7-4 victory.
Class 3, District 1 tournament rescheduled for Thursday (05/20/15)
The last round of rain to move through southeast Missouri has postponed the semifinals of the Class 3, District 1 tournament in Malden.
Bloomfield falls to defending state baseball champion Cooter 9-1 in district semifinal (05/20/15)
Note: A photo gallery of the semifinals is available at this link: Semifinal Photos CAMPBELL, Mo. - The May success continued for Cooter junior hurler Tyler Battles Tuesday afternoon in a Class 2, District 1 semifinal against Bloomfield. Battles, which entered the playoff six days removed from pitching eight scoreless relief innings in a 3-1 18-inning loss to No. 1 ranked Valle Catholic, collected a complete-game win against Bloomfield...
WALK-OFF BUNT: Bernie bunts its way to district championship in final at-bat against South Pemiscot (05/20/15)
Note: A photo gallery of the district semifinals is available at this link: Semifinal Action CAMPBELL, Mo. - Bernie Mules baseball coach Darrin Shipman likes to leave it up to his hitters whether or not they bunt when there is a runner at third base and less than two outs...
Oran baseball team rides Trankler's arm past Advance (05/20/15)
ORAN, Mo. -- The Advance baseball team has seen enough of Thomas Trankler.
Once again Trankler, Oran has upper hand against Advance (05/20/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- The Advance baseball team has seen enough of Thomas Trankler. Or maybe just Oran altogether. The Oran senior has been a nightmare for the Hornets in two games this season while his team once again got the best of its rival...
Central baseball team's season ends in 1-0, nine-inning duel with Bluff (05/20/15)
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- For as much grit and grind the Central baseball team showed this season, it just wasn't enough Tuesday against top-seeded Poplar Bluff.
High school roundup: Advance's Whitson finishes second at Class 1 golf tournament (05/20/15)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Oran baseball team rides Trankler's arm past Advance (05/20/15)
ORAN, Mo. -- The Advance baseball team has seen enough of Thomas Trankler.
Central baseball team's season ends in 1-0, nine-inning duel with Bluff (05/20/15)
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- For as much grit and grind the Central baseball team showed this season, it just wasn't enough Tuesday against top-seeded Poplar Bluff.
Jackson baseball team uses big 7th inning to beat Hillsboro in district quarterfinal (05/19/15)
The third-seeded Indians scored all of their runs in the final three innings, including three in the bottom of the seventh to come away with a 6-5 victory in walk-off fashion over sixth-seeded Hillsboro in the first round of the Class 5 District 1 tournament at Wilson Rozier Park in Farmington, Missouri.
Central baseball team rallies past Sikeston in wild district quarterfinal (05/19/15)
With his team on the brink of elimination, Central senior Josh Morse was never overtaken by the moment.
May 19, 2015 Scoreboard (05/19/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Kennett's season ends with 12-2 loss to Notre Dame (05/19/15)
DONIPHAN - The Kennett Indians' baseball season ended on Tuesday in the Class 4, District 1 tournament semifinals. They were forced to watch a five game winning streak crumble in a 12-2 loss against first place Notre Dame.
Kennett's season ends with 12-2 loss to Notre Dame (05/19/15)
DONIPHAN - The Kennett Indians' baseball season ended on Tuesday in the Class 4, District 1 tournament semifinals. They were forced to watch a five game winning streak crumble in a 12-2 loss against first place Notre Dame.
Jackson baseball team uses big 7th inning to beat Hillsboro in district quarterfinal (05/19/15)
The third-seeded Indians scored all of their runs in the final three innings, including three in the bottom of the seventh to come away with a 6-5 victory in walk-off fashion over sixth-seeded Hillsboro in the first round of the Class 5 District 1 tournament at Wilson Rozier Park in Farmington, Missouri.
Sikeston's season ends with upset loss to Cape Central (05/19/15)
FARMINGTON -- With his team on the brink of elimination, Josh Morse was never overtaken by the moment. The senior came to the plate to lead off the top of the sixth inning and belted a solo shot over the left-field fence to spark a five-run inning for Central in the first game of the Class 5 District 1 baseball tournament against Sikeston on Monday at Wilson Rozier Park...
Central baseball team rallies past Sikeston in wild district quarterfinal (05/19/15)
With his team on the brink of elimination, Central senior Josh Morse was never overtaken by the moment.
Sikeston's season ends with upset loss to Cape Central (05/19/15)
FARMINGTON -- With his team on the brink of elimination, Josh Morse was never overtaken by the moment. The senior came to the plate to lead off the top of the sixth inning and belted a solo shot over the left-field fence to spark a five-run inning for Central in the first game of the Class 5 District 1 baseball tournament against Sikeston on Monday at Wilson Rozier Park...
Dexter baseball team suffers district quarterfinal loss to host Doniphan 8-1 (05/19/15)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter-Doniphan game is available here: Baseball Playoffs DONIPHAN, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats kept things close for more than four innings but came up short in its bid to knock off the host Doniphan Dons in the opening-round of the Class 4, District 1 baseball tournament Monday over at Bob Byrd Field...
Dexter baseball team suffers district quarterfinal loss to host Doniphan 8-1 (05/19/15)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter-Doniphan game is available here: Baseball Playoffs DONIPHAN, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats kept things close for more than four innings but came up short in its bid to knock off the host Doniphan Dons in the opening-round of the Class 4, District 1 baseball tournament Monday over at Bob Byrd Field...
NMCC, Portageville to meet in semis, other districts postponed (05/18/15)
The New Madrid County Central and Portageville baseball teams moved into the semifinals of the Class 3, District 1 tournament Monday in Malden. The No. 2 seeded Eagles (10-16) received a forfeit from No. 7 Hayti, who was short on players due to a senior trip. Portageville, the third seed, defeated No. 6 Twin Rivers 8-6...
District baseball: Kennett, Senath-Hornersville advance as Holcomb, Campbell fall in Class 2 (05/18/15)
A long hot day of baseball saw Kennett and Senath-Hornersville advance in their respective district tournaments. Meanwhile Holcomb and Campbell saw their seasons come to an end in the Class 2, District 1 tournament in Bernie.
District baseball: Kennett, Senath-Hornersville advance as Holcomb, Campbell fall in Class 2 (05/18/15)
A long hot day of baseball saw Kennett and Senath-Hornersville advance in their respective district tournaments. Meanwhile Holcomb and Campbell saw their seasons come to an end in the Class 2, District 1 tournament in Bernie.
May 18, 2015 Scoreboard (05/18/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Scott County Central baseball team topples Leopold to advance to district semis (05/17/15)
ORAN, Mo.. -- Before the first pitch of the Class 1 District 2 baseball tournament was thrown Saturday, there only was one certainty about the day's action: There would be no fly balls lost in the sun. Everything else on the all turf field with dirt sliding pits at Oran High School was a bit more unpredictable due to the sun's replacement...
Scott County Central baseball team topples Leopold to advance to district semis (05/17/15)
ORAN, Mo.. -- Before the first pitch of the Class 1 District 2 baseball tournament was thrown Saturday, there only was one certainty about the day's action: There would be no fly balls lost in the sun. Everything else on the all turf field with dirt sliding pits at Oran High School was a bit more unpredictable due to the sun's replacement...
District tournaments set to resume Monday (05/17/15)
Weekend rain washed away first-round games in four of the five district baseball tournaments involving local teams. The Class 1 District 2 tournament in Oran played games Saturday and is still maintaining its original schedule, but all others district tournaments pushed back first-round games to Monday, also altering the dates for semifinal and championship games...
Rain postpones Class 1-4 district tournaments (05/16/15)
Due to a large round of rain across southeast Missouri, local Class 1-4, District 1 baseball tournaments have all been rescheduled for Monday, May 18. The Class 1, District 1 tournament will begin at 4 p.m. in Gideon with Southland taking on Delta. Games will resume on Tuesday, May 19...
At final home game, KHS baseball honors 7 seniors (05/16/15)
KENNETT - Just before players took the field for Kennett's final home game against South Pemiscot on Wednesday, Indians head coach stood before a large group of fans to honor a group of seniors that have seen it all.
At final home game, KHS baseball honors 7 seniors (05/16/15)
KENNETT - Just before players took the field for Kennett's final home game against South Pemiscot on Wednesday, Indians head coach stood before a large group of fans to honor a group of seniors that have seen it all.
Dexter honors athletes at Spring Recognition Program (05/16/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - Dexter honored athletes participating in baseball, softball, golf, boys tennis and track at its annual spring recognition program Thursday night at Dexter High School. Ethan Stevens received the medalist award for golf. ...
Kennett takes down Oran 14-2 in regular season finale (05/15/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- With a chance to get one last game in before districts this weekend, the Oran Eagles didn't get any favors from visiting Kennett on Thursday. Scoring a combined 11 runs in the final three innings, the Indians won 14-2 in six innings via the mercy rule...
PREP ROUNDUP: Helms breaks Sikeston's goal record during 6-0 rout (05/15/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com FREDERICKTOWN -- Junior Torrie Helms broke the single season goal record for Sikeston with her 28th score of the season Thursday during a 6-0 road rout over Fredericktown. Mackenzie Yant scored two goals and had three assists. Helms, Grace Hamra, Claudea Kuykendall and Kyra Rainwater each had one goal. Sydney Henson and Kayla Graham both had one assist...
PREP ROUNDUP: Helms breaks Sikeston's goal record during 6-0 rout (05/15/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com FREDERICKTOWN -- Junior Torrie Helms broke the single season goal record for Sikeston with her 28th score of the season Thursday during a 6-0 road rout over Fredericktown. Mackenzie Yant scored two goals and had three assists. Helms, Grace Hamra, Claudea Kuykendall and Kyra Rainwater each had one goal. Sydney Henson and Kayla Graham both had one assist...
High school roundup: Notre Dame baseball blanks Raiders in regular-season finale (05/15/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
High school roundup: Notre Dame baseball blanks Raiders in regular-season finale (05/15/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
Dexter rallies to down NMCC 5-2 on Eagles' senior night (05/14/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- In their final tuneup before the postseason Dexter played spoiler Wednesday afternoon during New Madrid County Central's senior night. Guided by six innings from starting pitcher Jacob Pedigo the Bearcats overcome an early two-run deficit for a 5-2 win...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston routs North Co., Oran falls to Poplar Bluff (05/14/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BONNE TERRE -- Jumping out on top early the Sikeston Bulldogs rolled to a 12-4 win over North County on Wednesday in their final game of the regular season. After back-to-back one run innings the Bulldogs broke out for four run in the third to go up 6-0...
Kennett advances to second straight Class 1 final four (05/14/15)
KENNETT - The Kennett Lady Indians advanced to their second straight Class 1 state final four on Thursday, as they continue their quest to defend their state title. The game was tight in the early innings, but some familiar faces helped Kennett top Scott City 9-1 on their home field.
May 14, 2015 Scoreboard (05/14/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Jackson girls soccer team blanks Carbondale (05/14/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Woodland's Landon Johnson (05/14/15)
Woodland's Landon Johnson belted a pair of two-run home runs to left field, leading the host Cardinals to a 9-7 win over Advance in a baseball game last week in Marble Hill, Missouri. The senior also started the game on the mound before being replaced by Garret Reynolds, who picked up the pitching win. Johnson finished 3 for 3 at the plate...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston tennis falls in district, late rally dooms Sikeston baseball (05/13/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- The Sikeston Bulldog tennis team fell to host Farmington on Monday in the opening round of the Class 2, District 1 Tournament. Tournament scoring gives the first team to win five matches the win and advances them to the next round of the tournament...
May 13, 2015 Scoreboard (05/13/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school baseball roundup: Bell City, Bernie collect wins, Dexter falls at Clearwater (05/13/15)
CLEARWATER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity baseball team suffered a 3-2 road loss at Clearwater Tuesday. Dexter led 2-0 before Clearwater tallied all three of its runs in the bottom of the fifth inning. Jason Mattison calculated two of Dexter's three hits...
High school roundup: ND spikers collect 20th win in regular-season finale (05/13/15)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Landon Vaughan signs with Three Rivers (05/12/15)
Kennett senior Landon Vaughan signed his letter of intent to play baseball at Three Rivers College, just before capping off the strongest season of his high school career.
Landon Vaughan signs with Three Rivers (05/12/15)
Kennett senior Landon Vaughan signed his letter of intent to play baseball at Three Rivers College, just before capping off the strongest season of his high school career.
Hilburn leads Kennett past Senath-Hornersville, 2-1 (05/12/15)
KENNETT, Mo. - The Kennett Indians got a away with a thrilling win over local rivals Senath-Hornersville on Tuesday. Less than a week after throwing a no-hitter against Nettleton, starting pitcher Bud Hilburn helped himself with a home run early on, before he drove in the winning run with a walk-off single in the seventh...
May 12, 2015 Scoreboard (05/12/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
State softball sectionals in New Madrid rescheduled after rain (05/11/15)
Kennett's state softball sectional in New Madrid has been rescheduled for Tuesday following the latest round of stormy weather. The Lady Indians are now take on New Madrid County Central on Tuesday, May 12 at 3 p.m. If Kennett takes down the Lady Eagles in the first round of the state tournament, they could host Malden or Scott City on their home field...
For Woodland senior Garret Reynolds, there's a sport for every season (05/10/15)
Reynolds is a four-year letterman in baseball and basketball, a two-year all state runner in cross country and a member of the Cardinals' inaugural track and field team.
For Woodland senior Garret Reynolds, there's a sport for every season (05/10/15)
Reynolds is a four-year letterman in baseball and basketball, a two-year all state runner in cross country and a member of the Cardinals' inaugural track and field team.
Kelly baseball team defeats Leopold 10-1 (05/10/15)
Kelly's Levi Alsup had two hits and held host Leopold two two hits in the Hawks' 10-1 baseball victory Friday. Aslup struck out nine and walked two in throwing all seven innings. Kyle Fitzgerald, Jacob McClain and Logan Hodgkiss each had two hits for Kelly, which had 12 overall. Householder had a double, while McClain had a triple...
Dexter bats catch fire against Twin Rivers 12-3 (05/09/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - As the temperature continues to rise with summer approaching the Dexter Bearcats baseball team's bats also appear to be warming up. Dexter secured its third victory in four games Friday afternoon as it recorded 14 hits in a 12-3 home win against the Twin Rivers Royals...
Dexter bats catch fire against Twin Rivers 12-3 (05/09/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - As the temperature continues to rise with summer approaching the Dexter Bearcats baseball team's bats also appear to be warming up. Dexter secured its third victory in four games Friday afternoon as it recorded 14 hits in a 12-3 home win against the Twin Rivers Royals...
PREP ROUNDUP: Scott Central rolls past Charleston, Sikeston finishes third at SEMO meet (05/08/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Combining for nine runs in the first two innings, Scott County Central rolled to an 11-4 win over Charleston on Friday. The Braves scored five runs in the top of the first inning and four in the second to go ahead 9-0. Charleston answered with two runs in the bottom of the second, but never recovered...
Holcomb earns dramatic extra inning win over Rector (05/08/15)
HOLCOMB, Mo - The Holcomb Hornets inched closer to .500 after a thrilling victory over Rector. The Hornets came from behind to tie the game in the eight inning, before loading the bases for a perfectly executed bunt by Garrett Lowry to win the game.
High school roundup: Landon Johnson's two HRs sends Woodland baseball team past Advance (05/08/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
PREP ROUNDUP: Helms scores four, Sikeston JV falls in SEMO conference first round (05/08/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com HARRISBURG, Ill. -- Torrie Helms scored four goals and added an assist during Sikeston's 8-1 road win over Harrisburg, Ill., Thursday. Kayla Curry scored two goals, Claudea Kuykendall added one goal and one assist, Mackenzie Yant and Grace Hamra each had two assists and Sydney Henson chipped in an assist...
High school roundup: Landon Johnson's two HRs sends Woodland baseball team past Advance (05/08/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
Dexter baseball team hands No. 2 ranked Greenville first loss (05/08/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - When scheduling senior night the Dexter Bearcats certainly didn't pick a lightweight in Greenville. Currently ranked No. 2 in the Class 2 Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association state poll, the Bears entered Wednesday's matchup with an undefeated 18-0 record on the line...
Sikeston strikes down Oran's win streak with 9-4 win (05/07/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- The wins are welcomed for sure, but it's been the development of Sikeston's pitching rotation that has been the backbone of its recent surge. The Sikeston baseball team continued its best stretch of the season Wednesday with a 9-4 win over Oran on the road backed by a strong start from left-hander Nathan Hampton and 11 hits from its offense...
Dexter hands state-ranked Greenville first loss of the season (05/07/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- When scheduling senior night the Dexter Bearcats certainly didn't pick a lightweight in Greenville. Currently ranked No. 2 in the Class 2 Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association state poll, the Bears entered Wednesday's matchup with an undefeated 18-0 record on the line...
PREP ROUNDUP: Pikey leads NMCC past East Prairie, Malden nabs second softball district (05/07/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Drew Pikey hit a grand slam, smacked a triple and had five RBI to lead New Madrid County Central past visiting East Prairie 14-1 Wednesday in five innings. Palmer Campbell pitched a complete game for NMCC (9-14) giving up one hit and one walk while striking out six...
Kennett Middle School wins Bootheel Conference Tournament with late heriocs (05/07/15)
Despite several ups and downs in Thursday, Tristen Wallace came through with a walk-off 2-run inside the park home run to help Kennett Middle School claim the Bootheel Conference Tournament.
Bud Hilburn throws no-hitter against Nettleton (05/07/15)
KENNETT, Mo - Bud Hilburn shut down Nettleton with a five inning no-hitter as Kennett won 11-1 Thursday afternoon. The perfomance is all part of a spectacular week of accomplishments for Kennett athletics.
High school roundup: Bell City baseball team upends Gideon (05/07/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
High school roundup: Bell City baseball team upends Gideon (05/07/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
Sikeston strikes down Oran's win-streak with 9-4 win (05/07/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- The wins are welcomed for sure, but it's been the development of Sikeston's pitching rotation that has been the backbone of its recent surge. The Sikeston baseball team continued its best stretch of the season Wednesday with a 9-4 win over Oran on the road backed by a strong start from left-hander Nathan Hampton and 11 hits from its offense...
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Jackson's Tyler Slinkard (05/07/15)
Jackson's Tyler Slinkard pitched a complete game and had six strikeouts in the Indians' 9-3 win over Dexter last week in an opening-round game of the SEMO Conference baseball tournament at Whitey Herzog Stadium. The senior right-hander, who lost more than an inch of the middle finger on his throwing hand in an offseason accident, allowed only six hits in the Indians' victory...
PREP ROUNDUP: Schlosser pitches Oran past Kelly, Lady Hawks get OT win (05/06/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Hunter Schlosser pitched six innings and struck out 10 during Oran's 9-4 Scott-Mississippi Conference win over Kelly Tuesday at Kelly High School. Oran (13-3) out-slugged Kelly 12-7 and were led by Drew Reischman and Thomas Trankler who had three hits each. Trankler added a triple...
May 6, 2015 Scoreboard (05/06/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Southeast Missouri State baseball team defeats nationally-ranked Missouri (05/06/15)
The Southeast Missouri State baseball team took advantage of a fast offensive start and the pitching of junior Jacob Lawrence to snap a two-game losing streak with an 8-5 win over nationally-ranked Missouri on Tuesday at Taylor Stadium in Columbia, Missouri.
Bernie softball team defeats Dexter 16-6 in district semifinal (05/06/15)
Note: A photo gallery of the district semifinal is available at this link: District Semifinal Photos BERNIE, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats softball team finally put together the electric start coach Starla Pulley had been hoping for against the Bernie Mules in the third head-to-head meeting between the rival squads Tuesday night...
High school roundup: Jackson's Eli Pike finishes second at district boys golf tournament (05/06/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
Poplar Bluff baseball team rallies to beat Notre Dame in SEMO Conference tourney title game (05/05/15)
The second-seeded Mules tallied all of their runs in the final two innings and held on to win the SEMO Conference tournament championship with a 4-2 victory over the top-seeded Bulldogs on Monday at Capaha Field.
Malden tops Senath-Hornersvilel in Bootheel Conference Tournament semis (05/05/15)
SENATH-HORNERSVILLE, Mo. - Senath-Hornersville will have to watch the finals from the bleachers, after losing 9-5 to Malden in the semifinals of the Bootheel Conference Tournament.
May 5, 2015 Scoreboard (05/05/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Woodland softball team advances to district semifinals with win over Scott County Central (05/05/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Monday.
NMCC eliminates Dexter from SEMO Conference baseball tournament (05/05/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats baseball team suffered an 11-3 loss to New Madrid County Central in a consolation semifinal of the SEMO Conference baseball tournament Saturday at Cape Central High School. NMCC jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning and padded its lead to 8-1 by the top of the fifth frame...
NMCC eliminates Dexter from SEMO Conference baseball tournament (05/05/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats baseball team suffered an 11-3 loss to New Madrid County Central in a consolation semifinal of the SEMO Conference baseball tournament Saturday at Cape Central High School. NMCC jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning and padded its lead to 8-1 by the top of the fifth frame...
Sikeston slips past Jackson for third at SEMO Conference Tournament (05/04/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- They couldn't have cut it much closer if they tried, but the Sikeston Bulldogs escaped Capaha Park Monday with third place in the SEMO Conference Tournament. Facing Jackson, the Bulldogs caught the Indians in a rundown near second base for the final out in a 10-9 win while the game-tying run stood less than 90 feet from extending the game...
Sikeston baseball team takes third place at SEMO Conference tourney with win over Jackson (05/04/15)
The Sikeston baseball team scored five runs in the top of the sixth inning and hung on to defeat Jackson 10-9 in the third-place game of the SEMO Conference tournament Monday at Capaha Field. Sam Cox finished 2 for 5 with two RBI to lead Sikeston (12-9) at the plate. The Bulldogs combined for 11 hits in the game...
Central baseball team downs New Madrid County Central to finish 5th in conference tourney (05/04/15)
The Central baseball team broke a 6-all tie with two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to come away with an 8-6 victory over New Madrid County Central in the fifth-place game of the SEMO Conference tournament Monday at Capaha Field. Nick Wiggs earned the win on the mound for Central (11-11). He pitched 3 1/3 innings of relief, gave up three hits and one earned run and had five strikeouts and no walks...
Sikeston's early lead gives way to Notre Dame in SEMO Conference tournament semifinal (05/04/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- With a three-run lead and its ace on the mound, things looked favorable for the fourth-seeded Sikeston Bulldogs Saturday during the semifinals of the SEMO Conference baseball tournament. But then the No. 1 ranked team in Class 4 and the tournament's top seed showed up...
PREP ROUNDUP: SCC rolls to Richland title, Sikeston girls finish second at Poplar Bluff Invitational (05/04/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ESSEX -- The Scott County Central Braves scored 71 runs in two games leading to its first Richland baseball tournament championship Saturday at Richland High School. The Braves (7-6) defeated Richland 34-12 during the semifinals and Clarkton 37-2...
BCT: Senath-Hornersville tops Caruthersville on walk-off sac fly (05/04/15)
Malden, South Pemiscot, and Portageville are all set to convene at Senath-Hornersville High School for the second round of the Bootheel Conference baseball tournament.
BCT: Senath-Hornersville tops Caruthersville on walk-off sac fly (05/04/15)
Malden, South Pemiscot, and Portageville are all set to convene at Senath-Hornersville High School for the second round of the Bootheel Conference baseball tournament.
Kennett goes winless in SEMO Conference Tournament (05/04/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - On a day that began and ended with a fair amount of drama, the Kennett Indians were forced to exit the SEMO Conference Tournament without a win. They started the day with an 8-2 loss to Cape Central before falling to Dexter 6-5 after a walk-off base hit.
Sikeston slips past Jackson for third at SEMO Conference Tournament (05/04/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- They couldn't have cut it much closer if they tried, but the Sikeston Bulldogs escaped Capaha Park Monday with third place in the SEMO Conference Tournament. Facing Jackson, the Bulldogs caught the Indians in a rundown near second base for the final out in a 10-9 win while the game-tying run stood less than 90 feet from extending the game...
May 4, 2015 Scoreboard (05/04/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Sikeston baseball team takes third place at SEMO Conference tourney with win over Jackson (05/04/15)
The Sikeston baseball team scored five runs in the top of the sixth inning and hung on to defeat Jackson 10-9 in the third-place game of the SEMO Conference tournament Monday at Capaha Field. Sam Cox finished 2 for 5 with two RBI to lead Sikeston (12-9) at the plate. The Bulldogs combined for 11 hits in the game...
Sikeston's early lead gives way to Notre Dame in SEMO Conference tournament semifinal (05/04/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- With a three-run lead and its ace on the mound, things looked favorable for the fourth-seeded Sikeston Bulldogs Saturday during the semifinals of the SEMO Conference baseball tournament. But then the No. 1 ranked team in Class 4 and the tournament's top seed showed up...
Slinkard's resolve helps Jackson baseball team to semis of conference tourney (05/01/15)
JACKSON, Mo. -- The Jackson Indians had the right man on the mound to turn things around in their first-round game at the SEMO Conference tournament on Friday at Whitey Herzog Stadium.
Oran baseball team upends district rival Advance (05/01/15)
Thomas Trankler pitched a complete game and allowed two hits but also gave the Oran baseball team a boost at the plate with four RBIs on 3-of-4 hitting, leading the Eagles to an 8-1 victory over Class 1 District 2 rival Advance at Advance City Park.
High school roundup: Notre Dame, Poplar Bluff baseball teams set to meet in SEMO Conference tourney final (05/03/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.