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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Cape Central girls basketball can't hold on against Kennett (02/09/16)
Up 34-30 heading into the final eight minutes of the game, the Cape Central girls basketball could not hold on as it dropped a close 45-40 conference road contest to Kennett, 45-40, on Monday night in Kennett, Missouri. Abbie Reece sank 13 points as the Tigers fell in the high-fouling loss to the Indians...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Cape Central girls basketball can't hold on against Kennett (02/09/16)
Up 34-30 heading into the final eight minutes of the game, the Cape Central girls basketball could not hold on as it dropped a close 45-40 conference road contest to Kennett, 45-40, on Monday night in Kennett, Missouri. Abbie Reece sank 13 points as the Tigers fell in the high-fouling loss to the Indians...
Dexter girls basketball pushes past slow start, holds on to edge Notre Dame (02/08/16)
Things couldn't have gone much better for the Notre Dame girls basketball team through the first 10 minutes of Monday night's game. On Homecoming in front of a good crowd the Bulldogs found themselves up 13-6 in the second quarter on Class 4 state-ranked Dexter, holding the visitors without a field goal in that opening stretch. But the Bearcats put a damper on the feel-good vibe...
Kennett Lady Tribe seals gritty victory over Cape Central (02/08/16)
As he watched his team warm up for their game against Cape Central Monday night, Kennett girls basketball coach Jim Vaughan knew something wasn't quite right.
Dexter girls basketball pushes past slow start, holds on to edge Notre Dame (02/08/16)
Things couldn't have gone much better for the Notre Dame girls basketball team through the first 10 minutes of Monday night's game. On Homecoming in front of a good crowd the Bulldogs found themselves up 13-6 in the second quarter on Class 4 state-ranked Dexter, holding the visitors without a field goal in that opening stretch. But the Bearcats put a damper on the feel-good vibe...
Turnovers doom Sikeston girls in loss to Jackson (02/08/16)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs have made a living on creating havoc and causing turnovers for opposing offenses. But the Bulldogs got a dose of its own medicine on Monday night at the Sikeston Field House as Jackson pulled away for a 46-31 victory...
Kennett Lady Tribe seals gritty victory over Cape Central (02/08/16)
As he watched his team warm up for their game against Cape Central Monday night, Kennett girls basketball coach Jim Vaughan knew something wasn't quite right.
February 8, 2016 Scoreboard (02/08/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Scott City boys basketball routs Clarkton on neutral floor (02/07/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
Advance boys basketball picks up vengeful win on the road vs. Dexter (02/07/16)
DEXTER, Mo. -- The state-ranked Advance boys basketball team entered Friday's contest against Dexter desperately in need of a win. The Hornets, who had dropped three of four games for the first time this season, endured a tense ending but came away with the victory...
High school roundup: Leopold basketball team claims first victory (02/06/16)
All the local high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
2015-2016 East Prairie Girls Basketball Schedule (02/07/16)
February 6, 2016 Scoreboard (02/06/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Hayti tops South Pemiscot in Bootheel Conference Tournament final (02/06/16)
HAYTI, Mo. -- On Thursday, Hayti's Kedron Rollings sank a buzzer-beater layup that downed top seeded Malden in the Bootheel Conference Tournament final. It seemed only fitting that Rollings' was handed the ball at the free throw line Friday night before scoring the final two that put the game out of South Pemiscot's reach.
Caruthersville claims JV BCH tournament title (02/06/16)
HAYTI, Mo. -- Caruthersville's varsity boys basketball team fell just short of battling Hayti in the Bootheel Conference Tournament final, but their JV counterparts got one back by spoiling Hayti's hopes of sweeping the tournament finals on their home court.
Hayti wins BCT; Risco wins on homecoming (02/06/16)
HAYTI, Mo. -- The Hayti Indians won the Bootheel Conference Tournament Friday night, holding off South Pemiscot 71-66 in the championship game. South Pemiscot held a slim 60-59 advantage in the fourth quarter but Hayti's Kobe Cooper drained a 3-pointer to put the Indians ahead for good 62-60, sparking a 12-6 end to the game...
Homecoming romp: Sikeston improves to 19-0 with 86-65 win over Poplar Bluff (02/06/16)
SIKESTON -- Poplar Bluff coach William Durden came into Sikeston with a plan of containing the Bulldogs' prolific 3-point shooting. While that strategy worked, it left the paint wide open for the Bulldogs. Sikeston consistently got numerous shots at the rim, five slam dunks, backdoor layups and offensive putbacks on its way to an 86-65 SEMO Conference victory over Poplar Bluff in front of a large homecoming crowd at the Sikeston Field House...
Central boys basketball team overtakes Kennett in fourth quarter (02/06/16)
The Kennett Indians spent the first three quarters of Friday night''s game earning the respect of host Cape Central for their ability to shoot a basketball from long range. The Tigers spent the final quarter responding. "They were knocking them down, and we had to respect it," said Central junior guard Jawone Newell about a Kennett squad that shot 50 percent from behind the 3-point arc over the first three quarters, connecting on 8 of 16 attempts...
Central boys basketball team overtakes Kennett in fourth quarter (02/06/16)
The Kennett Indians spent the first three quarters of Friday night''s game earning the respect of host Cape Central for their ability to shoot a basketball from long range. The Tigers spent the final quarter responding. "They were knocking them down, and we had to respect it," said Central junior guard Jawone Newell about a Kennett squad that shot 50 percent from behind the 3-point arc over the first three quarters, connecting on 8 of 16 attempts...
Bell City boys basketball rallies to beat Oran (02/05/16)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- There weren't many surprises during the first 24 minutes of Friday night's boys basketball game between Oran and Bell City. The Eagles had already defeated the Cubs twice earlier in the season, and all signs were pointing to another victory when the third quarter ended with Oran leading 47-35...
Bell City boys basketball rallies to beat Oran (02/05/16)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- There weren't many surprises during the first 24 minutes of Friday night's boys basketball game between Oran and Bell City. The Eagles had already defeated the Cubs twice earlier in the season, and all signs were pointing to another victory when the third quarter ended with Oran leading 47-35...
February 5, 2016 Scoreboard (02/05/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Hayti, South Pemiscot earn dramatic upset wins on path to BCH Tournament final (02/05/16)
HAYTI, Mo. -- In an intense night of basketball, lower seeds Hayti (4) and South Pemiscot (2) upset higher seeds Malden (1) and Caruthersville (2) to advance to the Bootheel Conference Tournament final.
Hayti, South Pemiscot earn dramatic upset wins on path to BCH Tournament final (02/05/16)
HAYTI, Mo. -- In an intense night of basketball, lower seeds Hayti (4) and South Pemiscot (2) upset higher seeds Malden (1) and Caruthersville (2) to advance to the Bootheel Conference Tournament final.
Surging Saxony girls basketball handles Notre Dame with ease (02/05/16)
Brianna Mueller finished with a game-high 25 points, and the Crusaders went on a 15-2 run to close the first half in a 59-37 win Thursday at home over Notre Dame.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Meadow Heights boys basketball edges Zalma for MVC Tournament title (02/05/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
Surging Saxony girls basketball handles Notre Dame with ease (02/05/16)
Brianna Mueller finished with a game-high 25 points, and the Crusaders went on a 15-2 run to close the first half in a 59-37 win Thursday at home over Notre Dame.
February 4, 2016 Scoreboard (02/04/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
South Pemiscot High School inducts first Hall of Fame class (02/04/16)
STEELE, Mo. - Members of South Pemiscot High School community paused to honor former student athletes some of the most decorated athletes in the school's rich history.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Young scores 34 in Central's win over West County (02/04/16)
Al Young scored a game-high 34 points, powering the Cape Central boys basketball team to a 72-64 win over West County on Wednesday at Cape Central High School. The Tigers carried a 30-25 lead into halftime before extending their lead to 15 points heading into the final period. Cape Central improved to 15-5 on the season...
Despite sputtering offensively, Sikeston gets past Kennett (02/03/16)
KENNETT, Mo. -- Following up on the greatest shooting performance in school history is a tough act to follow. On the heels of Monday's superhuman 22 3-pointers in a 101-67 victory over Farmington, Sikeston found the iron unkind on Tuesday at Kennett, but the Bulldogs still found a way to defeat the Indians 68-53...
Dontarius Sharp leads Charleston to rugged win over Jackson (02/03/16)
The 5-11 senior flirted with a quadruple-double with 26 points, 11 steals, nine rebounds and nine assists
PREP ROUNDUP: SCC rallies past Kelly, Sikeston girls win sixth straight (02/03/16)
BENTON, Mo. -- The Scott County Central Braves used a big fourth quarter to earn a 64-48 road win over Kelly Tuesday night. Kelly led at halftime 28-24 and the game was tied 37-37 after three quarters before Scott Central outscored the Hawks 27-11 in the final frame...
Despite sputtering offensively, Sikeston gets past Kennett (02/03/16)
KENNETT, Mo. -- Following up on the greatest shooting performance in school history is a tough act to follow. On the heels of Monday's superhuman 22 3-pointers in a 101-67 victory over Farmington, Sikeston found the iron unkind on Tuesday at Kennett, but the Bulldogs still found a way to defeat the Indians 68-53...
PREP ROUNDUP: SCC rallies past Kelly, Sikeston girls win sixth straight (02/03/16)
BENTON, Mo. -- The Scott County Central Braves used a big fourth quarter to earn a 64-48 road win over Kelly Tuesday night. Kelly led at halftime 28-24 and the game was tied 37-37 after three quarters before Scott Central outscored the Hawks 27-11 in the final frame...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Oak Ridge boys basketball team yields first win to Richland (02/03/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
Saxony girls basketball team holds off Dexter (02/03/16)
DEXTER, Mo. -- The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team jumped out to a 10-0 lead but it wasn't enough to upend the No. 2-ranked Saxony Lutheran Crusaders Tuesday at Bearcat Event Center in Dexter. Saxony Lutheran moved ahead 15-14 by the 3:51 mark of the second period, increased its lead to 29-21 by halftime and hung on for a 50-44 road win against Dexter...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Oak Ridge boys basketball team yields first win to Richland (02/03/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
Saxony Lutheran boys basketball team uses multiple weapons to overwhelm Scott City (02/03/16)
Saxony can do it all on offense, and Tuesday night's 77-53 home win over the district rival Rams proved the Crusaders are honing in on their postseason form.
Saxony Lutheran boys basketball team uses multiple weapons to overwhelm Scott City (02/03/16)
Saxony can do it all on offense, and Tuesday night's 77-53 home win over the district rival Rams proved the Crusaders are honing in on their postseason form.
Notre Dame boys basketball snaps Cape Central's 11-game win streak (02/03/16)
The Notre Dame boys basketball team knew what it was facing Tuesday night -- a steaming hot Cape Central side that already had beaten it twice this season. But the Bulldogs also knew what they needed to do, and they did it, hanging on to drop the Tigers 66-64 on Senior Night at Notre Dame Regional High School and ending Central's 11-game winning streak...
Sikeston sets records during 101-67 rout over Farmington (02/02/16)
"This doesn't just happen -- these guys have paid the price. They've worked year around. They put in a lot of time. Hard work pays off and all of these guys have put in hard work and a lot of time."
PREP ROUNDUP: SCC girls down Meridian, Dexter upends NMCC late (02/02/16)
Scott County Central's Johneisha Daniel finished with 23 points and 10 rebounds as the Braves took a 38-25 lead into halftime and never looked back.
Higher seeds advance in boys Bootheel Conference Tournament (02/02/16)
HAYTI, Mo. - A long night of basketball saw the boys Bootheel Conference Tournament's opening round play out in favor of the higher seeds. Three teams won by large margins before Senath-Hornersville threatened a big upset over South Pemiscot.
Higher seeds advance in boys Bootheel Conference Tournament (02/02/16)
HAYTI, Mo. - A long night of basketball saw the boys Bootheel Conference Tournament's opening round play out in favor of the higher seeds. Three teams won by large margins before Senath-Hornersville threatened a big upset over South Pemiscot.
Notre Dame boys basketball snaps Cape Central's 11-game win streak (02/02/16)
The Notre Dame boys basketball team knew what it was facing Tuesday night -- a steaming hot Cape Central side that already had beaten it twice this season. But the Bulldogs also knew what they needed to do, and they did it, hanging on to drop the Tigers 66-64 on Senior Night at Notre Dame Regional High School and ending Central's 11-game winning streak...
February 2, 2016 Scoreboard (02/02/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Scott Central avoids third loss to Advance in dominating way (02/02/16)
"We don't want to lose on our home court to someone we've already lost to twice. We know what they're going to do and what they have for us. We locked in defensively and stayed to our roots."
Sikeston sets records during 101-67 rout over Farmington (02/02/16)
"This doesn't just happen -- these guys have paid the price. They've worked year around. They put in a lot of time. Hard work pays off and all of these guys have put in hard work and a lot of time."
Sikeston's Lady Bulldogs top Kennett 46-33 (02/02/16)
KENNETT, Mo. -- Despite having to endure lengthy travels around Southeast Missouri, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs topped Kennett 46-33 Monday night to remain undefeated in 2016.
Scott Central avoids third loss to Advance in dominating way (02/02/16)
"We don't want to lose on our home court to someone we've already lost to twice. We know what they're going to do and what they have for us. We locked in defensively and stayed to our roots."
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Woodland girls nip Red Devils (02/02/16)
Sophomore Krista Rhodes recorded a double-double with 10 rebounds and a game-high 21 points as the Woodland girls basketball team eked out a 51-50 victory over visiting Chaffee on Monday night. Ciara Rainbolt added nine points for Woodland (12-8). Katie Glueck also notched a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds to lead Chaffee (9-10). Bailey Wiseman chipped in 11 points while Julia Sutterfield accumulated 13 rebounds, nine points and eight assists for the Red Devils...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston eases through second Hillsboro Tournament championship (02/01/16)
Sikeston held Hillsboro (5-12) to two points in the first quarter and outscored them by 14 points in the second to take a 30-9 lead at halftime.
Notre Dame girls basketball weathers storm, puts away Cape Central (02/01/16)
If you had told Notre Dame girls basketball coach Renee Peters that her team would start slow, be in a two-point ballgame in the second half and not get a single point from offensive talisman Sam Brennan after halftime, she wouldn't have believed her team would come out on the right side of the result. But the Bulldogs found a way...
Notre Dame girls basketball weathers storm, puts away Cape Central (02/01/16)
If you had told Notre Dame girls basketball coach Renee Peters that her team would start slow, be in a two-point ballgame in the second half and not get a single point from offensive talisman Sam Brennan after halftime, she wouldn't have believed her team would come out on the right side of the result. But the Bulldogs found a way...
February 1, 2016 Scoreboard (02/01/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Cape Central boys basketball team wins 11th straight, spoils Poplar Bluff's homecoming (01/31/16)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Al Young recalls playing basketball with Marcedus Leech when they were youngsters growing up in Caruthersville. Young, now a senior at Cape Central, and the Poplar Bluff freshman faced off Friday night. "We've known each other since we were little," Young said. "We were talking a little trash out there."...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Perryville boys basketball team topples St. Vincent (01/31/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
Cape Central boys basketball team wins 11th straight, spoils Poplar Bluff's homecoming (01/31/16)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Al Young recalls playing basketball with Marcedus Leech when they were youngsters growing up in Caruthersville. Young, now a senior at Cape Central, and the Poplar Bluff freshman faced off Friday night. "We've known each other since we were little," Young said. "We were talking a little trash out there."...
No. 3 Bloomfield upsets top-seeded Woodland for SCAA Conference championship (01/30/16)
Noah Vandiver scored a team-high 25 points while undersized, No. 3 Bloomfield found no problems downing the taller, top-seeded Cardinals for its first tournament title since 1998.
PREP ROUNDUP: Charleston takes out Kennett, Hayti drills East Prairie (01/30/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Charleston got back in the win column Friday night, knocking off visiting Kennett 77-55. Charleston outscored the Indians 32-20 in the second quarter to take a 51-31 halftime lead and never looked back...
Sikeston outruns Ritenour, defends its FZN tournament title 97-81 (01/30/16)
Sikeston (16-0) was led by sophomore standout Fred Thatch, who was named the tournament MVP for the second straight year. He finished with 30 points, 17 rebounds, five assists and four blocks.
Sikeston girls basketball team advances to finals of Hillsboro tournament (01/30/16)
HILLSBORO, Mo. -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs advanced to the championship game of the 35th Annual Hillsboro Tournament by downing Freeburg, Ill., 67-45 Friday night. Top-seeded Sikeston held a slim 25-23 lead at halftime but outscored their Illinois counterparts 24-9 in the third quarter to take a commanding 49-32 lead and never looked back...
January 30, 2016 Scoreboard (01/30/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Sikeston outruns Ritenour, defends its FZN tournament title 97-81 (01/30/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com O'FALLON, Mo. -- It's rare that Sikeston faces a team that is willing and able to play at the break-neck pace that the Bulldogs prefer. In Friday night's championship game of the 54th Annual Fort Zumwalt North Invitational, the second-seeded Ritenour Huskies welcomed the challenge with open arms...
2016 SCAA Conference All-Tournament team (01/30/16)
2016 SCAA Conference All-Tournament team Noah Vandiver, Sr., Bloomfield Zach Beel, Sr., Woodland Ethan Flowers, Sr., Dexter Michael McCormick, Jr., Woodland Gabe Jackson, So., Dexter Tim Hector, Jr., Bloomfield Cole Nichols, Jr., Bell City Nathan Newell, Sr., Bloomfield...
High school roundup: Central boys basketball team extends winning streak (01/30/16)
All the local high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
Notre Dame boys basketball team holds off Jackson (01/30/16)
Notre Dame junior Blake Bauwens scored 14 points, and the Bulldogs held off a hard-charging Jackson boys basketball squad for a 57-55 home victory Friday night. Junior Winston Welter added 12 points for Notre Dame, which saw an 18-point third-quarter lead shrink to three points with 2 minutes, 11 seconds remaining in regulation when Jackson senior Garrett Walker hit a 3-point shot...
Notre Dame boys basketball team holds off Jackson (01/30/16)
Notre Dame junior Blake Bauwens scored 14 points, and the Bulldogs held off a hard-charging Jackson boys basketball squad for a 57-55 home victory Friday night. Junior Winston Welter added 12 points for Notre Dame, which saw an 18-point third-quarter lead shrink to three points with 2 minutes, 11 seconds remaining in regulation when Jackson senior Garrett Walker hit a 3-point shot...
Bloomfield dodges third straight loss to Dexter, reaches SCAA title game (01/29/16)
Bloomfield (16-3) moves on to the championship game for the first time since 2009 where they'll face top-seeded Woodland (14-4) tonight at 8:30 p.m.
PREP ROUNDUP: East Praire routs Delta, Caruthersville downs South Pemiscot (01/29/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com DELTA, Mo. (SMNS) -- Freshman Derez Tipler bucketed 17 points and was one of East Prairie's five players who finished in double digits in the Eagles' conference road rout over the Bobcats. Luke Marcum netted 15 points for East Prairie (10-9, 4-1 Scott-Mississippi Conference), which held a commanding 40-point lead at halftime. Dylan Lingle, Brett Ellis and Alex Cowgill added 12 points each for the Eagles...
Notre Dame boys basketball team holds off Jackson (01/29/16)
Notre Dame junior Blake Bauwens scored 14 points, and the Bulldogs held off a hard-charging Jackson boys basketball squad for a 57-55 home victory Friday night. Junior Winston Welter added 12 points for Notre Dame, which saw an 18-point third-quarter lead shrink to three points with 2 minutes, 11 seconds remaining in regulation when Jackson senior Garrett Walker hit a 3-point shot...
Notre Dame boys basketball team holds off Jackson (01/29/16)
Notre Dame junior Blake Bauwens scored 14 points, and the Bulldogs held off a hard-charging Jackson boys basketball squad for a 57-55 home victory Friday night. Junior Winston Welter added 12 points for Notre Dame, which saw an 18-point third-quarter lead shrink to three points with 2 minutes, 11 seconds remaining in regulation when Jackson senior Garrett Walker hit a 3-point shot...
January 29, 2016 Scoreboard (01/29/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
PREP ROUNDUP: East Praire routs Delta, Caruthersville downs South Pemiscot (01/29/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com DELTA, Mo. (SMNS) -- Freshman Derez Tipler bucketed 17 points and was one of East Prairie's five players who finished in double digits in the Eagles' conference road rout over the Bobcats. Luke Marcum netted 15 points for East Prairie (10-9, 4-1 Scott-Mississippi Conference), which held a commanding 40-point lead at halftime. Dylan Lingle, Brett Ellis and Alex Cowgill added 12 points each for the Eagles...
Woodland boys basketball team halts Advance in semifinals of SCAA Conference Tournament (01/29/16)
The top-seeded Cardinals transformed a turnover with a minute left in regulation into a three-point play, got a go-ahead 3-pointer from Bruester Young in overtime and held off No. 4 Advance 67-60 in a semifinal that took an extra period to decide in the Stoddard County Activities Association Conference Tournament on Thursday night at Dexter High School.
Bloomfield dodges third straight loss to Dexter, reaches SCAA title game (01/29/16)
Bloomfield (16-3) moves on to the championship game for the first time since 2009 where they'll face top-seeded Woodland (14-4) tonight at 8:30 p.m.
Woodland boys basketball team halts Advance in semifinals of SCAA Conference Tournament (01/29/16)
The top-seeded Cardinals transformed a turnover with a minute left in regulation into a three-point play, got a go-ahead 3-pointer from Bruester Young in overtime and held off No. 4 Advance 67-60 in a semifinal that took an extra period to decide in the Stoddard County Activities Association Conference Tournament on Thursday night at Dexter High School.
PREP ROUNDUP: Wilbourn drains game-winner for South Pemiscot (01/28/16)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com STEELE, Mo. -- Steven Wilbourn netted the buzzer-beating, game-winner as South Pemiscot squeaked by visiting Campbell 59-58 Wednesday in Steele, Mo. Wilbourn led the Bulldogs (15-3) with 20 points on 10 of 16 shooting and nine rebounds. Dominique Hardimon added 12 points and seven rebounds while Michael Smith chipped in 10...
Kennett Lady Tribe weathers late rally to top Poplar Bluff, 49-42 (01/28/16)
KENNETT, Mo. -- Thursday's game between Kennett's Lady Indians and Poplar Bluff's Lady Mules marked the first time Kennett has played at home since Dec. 14. The Lady Tribe made good on the opportunity by weathering a lady Lady Mules rally to win 49-42.
January 28, 2016 Scoreboard (01/28/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Scott City boys basketball team upsets Scott County Central in Scott-Mississippi Conference final (01/28/16)
The Rams broke out of the gates quickly thanks to a dominant first half by Braden Cox and then survived the Braves' expected second-half rally to pull off a second straight upset, defend their home floor and secure a Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament title with a 77-74 victory in the championship game on Wednesday night.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Irons' 3-pointer sends Jackson past Park Hills (01/28/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
Scott City boys basketball team upsets Scott County Central in Scott-Mississippi Conference final (01/28/16)
The Rams broke out of the gates quickly thanks to a dominant first half by Braden Cox and then survived the Braves' expected second-half rally to pull off a second straight upset, defend their home floor and secure a Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament title with a 77-74 victory in the championship game on Wednesday night.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Irons' 3-pointer sends Jackson past Park Hills (01/28/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
Sikeston reaches second straight final at FZN tournament (01/27/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com O'FALLON, Mo. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs are back in the championship game of the 54th Annual Fort Zumwalt North Invitational Tournament after defeating Troy on Wednesday night, 83-70. The top-seeded Bulldogs (15-0) will attempt to defend its title Friday night when they take on No. 2 seed Ritenour at 7:15 p.m...
PREP ROUNDUP: South Pem. downs NMCC, Sikeston girls ease through first round at Hillsboro (01/27/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com STEELE, Mo. -- The South Pemiscot Bulldogs used a strong fourth quarter to get past visiting New Madrid County Central 77-67 Tuesday night. South Pemiscot trailed 46-45 heading into the final frame before the Bulldogs went on a 9-2 run to start the quarter and never trailed again...
Caruthersville snares rare win at Charleston (01/27/16)
Tuesday marked Caruthersville's first win at Charleston since Feb. 23, 2001, and their first win against Charleston since Dec. 17, 2004.
January 27, 2016, Scoreboard (01/27/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Sikeston reaches second straight final at FZN tournament (01/27/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com O'FALLON, Mo. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs are back in the championship game of the 54th Annual Fort Zumwalt North Invitational Tournament after defeating Troy on Wednesday night, 83-70. The top-seeded Bulldogs (15-0) will attempt to defend its title Friday night when they take on No. 2 seed Ritenour at 7:15 p.m...
Cape Central, SEMO standout Ebaugh remembered for exploits, heart (01/27/16)
Great athlete, man with ballerina feet, leader, gentle giant and lifelong friend who always could be counted on to lend a hand to those in need -- just some of the words former teammates of Paul Ebaugh III used to describe the former two-sport standout at Southeast Missouri State and the 1962 Lou Muegge Award winner at Cape Central High School...
Campbell hands Senath-Hornersville second straight conference loss, 79-46 (01/27/16)
SENATH, Mo. -- The Senath-Hornersville Lions basketball team were handed their second consecutive Bootheel Conference loss on their home floor to a much-improved team from Campbell Tuesday night. The 79-46 loss was also the second time in consecutive days that the Lions lost by 20 points or more.
Campbell hands Senath-Hornersville second straight conference loss, 79-46 (01/27/16)
SENATH, Mo. -- The Senath-Hornersville Lions basketball team were handed their second consecutive Bootheel Conference loss on their home floor to a much-improved team from Campbell Tuesday night. The 79-46 loss was also the second time in consecutive days that the Lions lost by 20 points or more.
High school roundup: Cape Central boys basketball team upends Perryville (01/27/16)
Senior Al Young finished with a double-double with a game-high 27 points and 10 rebounds as the Cape Central boys basketball team remained hot and upped their winning streak to 12 games with a 77-62 win on the road over Class 4 District 1 contender Perryville on Tuesday...
High school roundup: Cape Central boys basketball team upends Perryville (01/27/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
PREP ROUNDUP: Top seeds roll in first day of SCAA Conference Tournament (01/26/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER, Mo. -- A lopsided second quarter allowed second-seeded Dexter to pull away from No. 7 Bernie 80-54 during the first round of the Stoddard County Activities Association (SCAA) Conference Tournament Monday in Dexter, Mo...
Advance boys basketball rallies, soars past Bell City in SCAA Tournament (01/26/16)
DEXTER, Mo. -- The fifth-seeded Bell City boys basketball team hit 15 3-pointers but it wasn't enough to upset No. 4 Advance on Tuesday night at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter. The Hornets rallied from a 53-44 third-quarter deficit to beat the Cubs 96-82 in a quarterfinal of the Stoddard County Activities Association Conference Tournament...
Advance boys basketball rallies, soars past Bell City in SCAA Tournament (01/26/16)
DEXTER, Mo. -- The fifth-seeded Bell City boys basketball team hit 15 3-pointers but it wasn't enough to upset No. 4 Advance on Tuesday night at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter. The Hornets rallied from a 53-44 third-quarter deficit to beat the Cubs 96-82 in a quarterfinal of the Stoddard County Activities Association Conference Tournament...
January 26, 2016 Scoreboard (01/26/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Woodland boys basketball team sails past Richland in SCAA Tournament opener (01/26/16)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Woodland boys basketball coach Logan Nutt thought inserting junior Bruester Young into the starting lineup could provide a spark for his team in its opening round contest at the Stoddard County Activities Association Conference Tournament on Monday night. The move paid off...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Notre Dame girls basketball team rallies past Farmington (01/26/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Monday.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Notre Dame girls basketball team rallies past Farmington (01/26/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Monday.
Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team receives a welcome boost in win over Neelyville (01/26/16)
Saxony Lutheran senior Raegan Wieser had been waiting months for Monday night's game to finally come, so she concluded her debut in vigorous fashion.
Woodland boys basketball team sails past Richland in SCAA Tournament opener (01/26/16)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Woodland boys basketball coach Logan Nutt thought inserting junior Bruester Young into the starting lineup could provide a spark for his team in its opening round contest at the Stoddard County Activities Association Conference Tournament on Monday night. The move paid off...
Top-ranked Sikeston breezes through first round of Fort Zumwalt North Tournament (01/26/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com O'FALLON, Mo. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs shook off some early rust and rolled to an 81-53 win over Francis Howell North in the first round of the 54th Annual Fort Zumwalt North Invitational Tournament on Monday. The Bulldogs, who did not play a game last week due to inclement weather, haven't seen the court since beating Jackson on Jan. ...
PREP ROUNDUP: Charleston finishes third at Superman Classic (01/25/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com METROPOLIS, Ill. -- The Charleston boys basketball team took third place during this year's Superman Classic in Metropolis, Ill., Saturday at Massac County High School. Charleston (11-7) defeated Massac Co., 81-63 during the third-place game. They lost to Paducah Tilghman 72-61 earlier the same day moving them into the third place game...
South Pemiscot tops Senath-Hornersville 82-62 in Bootheel Conference battle (01/25/16)
STEELE, Mo. -- A whirlwind week leading into the Bootheel Conference Tournament began with South Pemiscot earning a convincing 82-62 win over conference rivals Senath-Hornersville.
January 25, 2016 Scoreboard (01/25/16)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Charleston finishes third at Superman Classic (01/25/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com METROPOLIS, Ill. -- The Charleston boys basketball team took third place during this year's Superman Classic in Metropolis, Ill., Saturday at Massac County High School. Charleston (11-7) defeated Massac Co., 81-63 during the third-place game. They lost to Paducah Tilghman 72-61 earlier the same day moving them into the third place game...
Poplar Bluff wrestling places 5th in SEMO Conference (01/24/16)
Josh Lewis reached the championship match Saturday night.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Bauwens' record night sends Notre Dame boys basketball team past Saxony Lutheran (01/24/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Friday.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Rock Bridge girls swimming team finishes first at City of Roses Invitational (01/24/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
PREP ROUNDUP: Clutch threes from Vandiver lifts Bloomfield over Woodland (01/23/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Clutch threes from Bloomfield senior Noah Vandiver gave the Wildcats a nail-biting 49-48 win over visiting Woodland Friday in Bloomfield, Mo. Vandiver, who finished with a team-high 20 points, tied the game at 46-all with the first of his two threes with 25 seconds left. ...
January 23, 2016 Scoreboard (01/23/16)
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Recent winter weather puts dent in Friday's local prep schedule (01/22/16)
The recent round of winter weather struck Friday's high school sports schedule forcing many postponements. The final round of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament held in Scott City was pushed back to Wednesday, Jan. 27, with the same start times. The championship game between top-seeded Scott County Central and No. 3 Scott City will be at 7:45 p.m. No. 2 East Prairie will play second-seeded Oran for third place at 6:30 p.m. The junior varsity title game will begin at 5 p.m...
PREP ROUNDUP: Cauble, Daniel lead Oran and SCC girls to big wins (01/22/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN, Mo. -- Freshman Leah Cauble scored a game-high 39 points as the Eagles cruised to its 71-34 home win over Delta. Cauble added six rebounds and three assists while Ashlyn McIntosh chipped in 10 points. Jessie Long grabbed 10 rebounds and had four steals while Tatum May had six steals, five rebounds and four assists for Oran (13-2)...
Sikeston wins turnover-filled battle with Poplar Bluff 62-56 (01/22/16)
"All in all it was good team effort. A win is a win. An ugly win is an ugly win."
January 22, 2016 Scoreboard (01/22/16)
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Jackson girls basketball shoots past Notre Dame (01/22/16)
JACKSON, Mo. -- The Jackson girls basketball team opened the game on a 12-2 run and closed it on an 11-2 swing to bookend a solid performance and a 63-41 victory over visiting Notre Dame on Thursday night at Jackson High School. The Indians (12-3) never trailed in the game. ...
Scott County Central boys basketball team bests Oran to set up all-Scott conference tourney final (01/22/16)
Deantrell Beard finished with a game-high 28 points, and the top-seeded Scott County Central boys basketball team pulled away in the second quarter to secure a 73-56 win over fourth-seeded Oran in a semifinal of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament on Thursday at Scott City High School...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Cauble nets 39 points in Oran girls basketball team's rout of Delta (01/22/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
Scott County Central boys basketball team bests Oran to set up all-Scott conference tourney final (01/22/16)
Deantrell Beard finished with a game-high 28 points, and the top-seeded Scott County Central boys basketball team pulled away in the second quarter to secure a 73-56 win over fourth-seeded Oran in a semifinal of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament on Thursday at Scott City High School...
Jackson girls basketball shoots past Notre Dame (01/22/16)
JACKSON, Mo. -- The Jackson girls basketball team opened the game on a 12-2 run and closed it on an 11-2 swing to bookend a solid performance and a 63-41 victory over visiting Notre Dame on Thursday night at Jackson High School. The Indians (12-3) never trailed in the game. ...
Sikeston wins turnover-filled battle with Poplar Bluff 62-56 (01/22/16)
"All in all it was good team effort. A win is a win. An ugly win is an ugly win."
Solid shooting clip lifts Oran past Chaffee in Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament (01/21/16)
The Eagles shot 51 percent from the floor including 4 of 10 from 3-point range. Take away a fourth quarter where they shot 4 of 12 with a solid lead in hand, and Oran neared a 60 percent clip.
Scott City boys basketball advances to title game after tough battle with East Prairie (01/22/16)
Scott City coach Mark Dannenmueller expected his team to be in a battle in Thursday night's Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament semifinal against East Prairie, and that's exactly what he got. The third-seeded Rams went ahead for good on the first bucket of the final quarter, during which Scott City found a new gear on its home floor and held the second-seeded Eagles to only four fourth-quarter points in a 69-59 victory...
January 21, 2016 Scoreboard (01/21/16)
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Oran boys basketball team downs Chaffee in Scott-Mississippi Conference tourney (01/21/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
PREP ROUNDUP: Bloomfield snaps slide, Garner eclipses 100 career wins (01/20/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- The Bloomfield Wildcats bounced back from its recent two-game slide with a lopsided 72-47 win over Bernie on Tuesday at home. Tim Hecter sank five three's and led Bloomfield (13-3) with 27 points. Noah Vandiver added 20...
Hot start propels NMCC to 64-52 win over Twin Rivers (01/20/16)
Led by Javarcus Words' 15 points, the Eagles snapped a four-game losing skid on homecoming night.
Scott City holds off Kelly, SCC and East Prairie move on too at Scott-Miss. Tournament (01/20/16)
Top-seeded Scott County Central and No. 2 East Prairie breezed through its first round matchups while No. 3 Scott City staved off sixth-seeded Kelly in their third meeting of the season.
Scott City boys basketball team tops Kelly, reaches semis of Scott-Mississippi tournament (01/20/16)
Scott City junior Dylan Keller finished with a game-high 38 points, leading the third-seeded Rams to an 83-75 win over sixth-seeded Kelly in the opening round of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament at Scott City High School.
Scott City boys basketball team tops Kelly, reaches semis of Scott-Mississippi tournament (01/20/16)
Scott City junior Dylan Keller finished with a game-high 38 points, leading the third-seeded Rams to an 83-75 win over sixth-seeded Kelly in the opening round of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament at Scott City High School.
PREP ROUNDUP: Charleston dispatches Century in first game of Superman Classic (01/19/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com METROPOLIS, Ill. -- The Charleston boys basketball team pulled off a lopsided victory over Century during its first game of pool play Monday at the Superman Classic at Massac County High School in Metropolis, Ill. Charleston led 17-12 after the first quarter. They went on to score 60 points the next two quarters to lead 77-31 going into the fourth...
Senath-Hornersville holds off Portageville, 71-68 (01/19/16)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- Despite an early 6 p.m. start time, both the Senath-Hornersville Lions and the Portageville Bulldogs appeared eager to start their varsity game. The game time was moved up due to the threat of poor weather, but the changes made for a frantic back-and-forth title with implications in the Bootheel Conference and Class 2, District 1.
Senath-Hornersville holds off Portageville, 71-68 (01/19/16)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- Despite an early 6 p.m. start time, both the Senath-Hornersville Lions and the Portageville Bulldogs appeared eager to start their varsity game. The game time was moved up due to the threat of poor weather, but the changes made for a frantic back-and-forth title with implications in the Bootheel Conference and Class 2, District 1.
January 18, 2016 Scoreboard (01/18/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Jefferson counters Cape Central girls basketball rally (01/19/16)
After rallying from a halftime deficit to take a third-quarter lead, the Cape Central girls basketball team let a road victory get away from them as Jefferson (Festus) returned the comeback favor to defend its home floor 61-57 on Monday night in Festus, Missouri...
PREP ROUNDUP: Charleston dispatches Century in first game of Superman Classic (01/19/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com METROPOLIS, Ill. -- The Charleston boys basketball team pulled off a lopsided victory over Century during its first game of pool play Monday at the Superman Classic at Massac County High School in Metropolis, Ill. Charleston led 17-12 after the first quarter. They went on to score 60 points the next two quarters to lead 77-31 going into the fourth...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston wrestlers finish fourth at 141 Rumble, Dexter girls rout Miller Career (01/18/16)
FENTON, Mo. -- The Sikeston wrestling team finished in fourth place during the 141 Rumble on Saturday at Rockwood Summit High School in Fenton, Mo. Sikeston, who had 10 of their 12 wrestlers place in the top eight, missed third place by a point and a half during the 12-team tournament...
Holcomb falls to Bernie in tight district battle, 85-82 (01/18/16)
HOLCOMB, Mo. -- The Holcomb Hornets boys basketball team stormed down the court with 15 seconds left to play while with Bernie at 82-82. Instead of running out the clock for one final play, the Hornets opted for a quick three pointer. The shot rattled out, and Bernie's Nate Dillinger drew a foul on the defensive rebound.
Sense of deja vu as Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team tops Oran (01/18/16)
ORAN, Mo. -- It had only been 11 days since the Saxony Lutheran and Oran girls basketball teams last met on the hardwood. The script remained the same with the Crusaders building up a first-quarter lead that the Eagles never overcame as Saxony won 49-35 on Monday night...
High school roundup: Perryville boys basketball team tops Saxony for tourney crown (01/17/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
Charleston outpaces Scott Central 75-56 (01/16/16)
Charleston held a slim lead after one quarter, then outscored the Braves 51-33. The Bluejays elected to slow its pace and work a halfcourt offense for much of the game. The move paid off.
Sikeston nearly flawless in 74-44 rout over Jackson (01/16/16)
It was a nearly flawless performance by Sikeston, which caused 19 turnovers on the Indians, dominated the boards, shot a sizzling percentage from beyond the arc as well as a strong night from the free throw line.
PREP ROUNDUP: South Pemiscot rushes past Portageville, Malden downs Bloomfield (01/16/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com STEELE, Mo. -- South Pemiscot used a 27-4 run in the first half to roll over visiting Portageville 66-35 Friday night. Steven Wilbourn led South Pemiscot (12-3) with 13 points while Dominique Hardimon added 12. Kevin Burton and Jabari Herron both chipped in 11 points. Herron also finished with 13 rebounds...
NMCC's late rally falls short against Cape Central (01/16/16)
"Right now we have to stop putting ourselves in holes. The last four games that's been our problem and our situation. We're coming out and it's one quarter that's put us in a hole."
January 16, 2016 Scoreboard (01/16/16)
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Kennett tops Notre Dame in 54-52 thriller (01/16/16)
KENNETT, Mo. -- Deep into the third quarter of Kennett's battle with Notre Dame Friday night, there was a moment where it looked like the game may have slipped out of the Indians' hands.
Kennett tops Notre Dame in 54-52 thriller (01/16/16)
KENNETT, Mo. -- Deep into the third quarter of Kennett's battle with Notre Dame Friday night, there was a moment where it looked like the game may have slipped out of the Indians' hands.
Sikeston nearly flawless in 74-44 rout over Jackson (01/16/16)
It was a nearly flawless performance by Sikeston, which caused 19 turnovers on the Indians, dominated the boards, shot a sizzling percentage from beyond the arc as well as a strong night from the free throw line.
Unbeaten Sikeston boys basketball team steams past Jackson, 74-44 (01/16/16)
Top-ranked Sikeston improved to 13-0 with the SEMO Conference victory.
High school roundup: Oran boys basketball team tops St. Vincent (01/16/16)
All the local high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
Unbeaten Sikeston boys basketball team steams past Jackson, 74-44 (01/16/16)
Top-ranked Sikeston improved to 13-0 with the SEMO Conference victory.
PREP ROUNDUP: Bell City runs East Prairie's skid to five games (01/15/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- Freshman Derez Tipler scored a team-high 22 points but it wasn't enough for East Prairie to escape its fifth loss in a row. The Eagles fell to Bell City 61-55 at home. Bobby Wright poured in 26 for the Cubs, which included five threes...
Oran girls basketball blasts past Bravettes for Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament title (01/14/16)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- If there was one thing the Oran girls basketball team did not go wanting for entering Thursday night's Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament championship, it was motivation. There was a tournament final loss a week ago -- the Eagles' only loss of the season. There was the search for the first conference tournament title in school history. And there was a loss to Scott County Central the last time Oran was the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament...
Jackson girls basketball team turns up defense in SEMO Conference win over Cape Central (01/15/16)
Junior Rylee Stafford poured in a game-high 11 points, and the Indians held Cape Central to seven first-half points, cruising to a 47-27 victory at Cape Central High School.
January 15, 2016 Scoreboard (01/15/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Scott City boys defeat Kelly 55-51 at FedEx Forum (01/15/16)
The Scott City boys basketball team used steady output to stave off a comeback attempt and defeat Kelly 55-51 in a conference dual under the bright lights at FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee, on Thursday afternoon. The Hawks had a 21-point fourth quarter to rally, but the Rams nine-point lead after three quarters was too much to overcome...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Scott City boys defeat Kelly 55-51 at FedEx Forum (01/15/16)
The Scott City boys basketball team used steady output to stave off a comeback attempt and defeat Kelly 55-51 in a conference dual under the bright lights at FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee, on Thursday afternoon. The Hawks had a 21-point fourth quarter to rally, but the Rams nine-point lead after three quarters was too much to overcome...
Jackson girls basketball team turns up defense in SEMO Conference win over Cape Central (01/15/16)
Junior Rylee Stafford poured in a game-high 11 points, and the Indians held Cape Central to seven first-half points, cruising to a 47-27 victory at Cape Central High School.
Oran girls basketball blasts past Bravettes for Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament title (01/15/16)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- If there was one thing the Oran girls basketball team did not go wanting for entering Thursday night's Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament championship, it was motivation. There was a tournament final loss a week ago -- the Eagles' only loss of the season. There was the search for the first conference tournament title in school history. And there was a loss to Scott County Central the last time Oran was the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament...
Sikeston wins fifth straight over Notre Dame, 46-34 (01/14/16)
Sikeston's Tyeshia Mitchell scored a game-high 25 points and pulled down 12 rebounds while Kiera Steward added 10 in a game that began to separate in the second half.
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston wrestling team goes 2-1 on the road, SCC and Oran to meet in Scott-Miss. finals (01/14/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com WINDSOR, Mo. -- The Sikeston wrestling team finished 2-1 on the road Wednesday during a quad taking down Windsor and Ste. Genevieve, but losing to Jackson. Sikeston defeated Ste. Genevieve 37-21 and Windsor 55-21. They fell to Jackson 54-18...
Scott County Central girls basketball surges past Chaffee in Scott-Mississippi Conference semi (01/14/16)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- The Scott County Central girls basketball team made key plays down the stretch, going on an 8-0 run midway through the fourth quarter to break open a tied game and edge past host Chaffee 52-40 in a semifinal of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament on Wednesday night in Chaffee, Missouri...
Oran girls basketball team flies by Charleston in conference tournament semifinals (01/14/16)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- The Oran girls basketball has thus far proven it deserves to be the No. 1 seed in the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament. On Wednesday, it added another blowout victory to its resume, steaming past No. 4 Charleston 78-36 at Chaffee High School to move into the tournament championship...
Sikeston wins fifth straight over Notre Dame, 46-34 (01/14/16)
Sikeston's Tyeshia Mitchell scored a game-high 25 points and pulled down 12 rebounds while Kiera Steward added 10 in a game that began to separate in the second half.
Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions earn much-needed win over South Pemiscot (01/14/16)
STEELE, Mo. -- The Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions snapped a six-game losing streak Thursday night with a 39-31 Bootheel Conference victory over South Pemiscot.
January 14, 2016 Scoreboard (01/14/16)
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Scott County Central girls basketball surges past Chaffee in Scott-Mississippi Conference semi (01/14/16)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- The Scott County Central girls basketball team made key plays down the stretch, going on an 8-0 run midway through the fourth quarter to break open a tied game and edge past host Chaffee 52-40 in a semifinal of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament on Wednesday night in Chaffee, Missouri...
Oran girls basketball team flies by Charleston in conference tournament semifinals (01/14/16)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- The Oran girls basketball has thus far proven it deserves to be the No. 1 seed in the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament. On Wednesday, it added another blowout victory to its resume, steaming past No. 4 Charleston 78-36 at Chaffee High School to move into the tournament championship...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston wrestling team goes 2-1 on the road, SCC and Oran to meet in Scott-Miss. finals (01/14/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com WINDSOR, Mo. -- The Sikeston wrestling team finished 2-1 on the road Wednesday during a quad taking down Windsor and Ste. Genevieve, but losing to Jackson. Sikeston defeated Ste. Genevieve 37-21 and Windsor 55-21. They fell to Jackson 54-18...
High school roundup: Jackson wrestling team improves to 9-0 on season (01/14/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
Charleston lunges forward with second lopsided win over NMCC (01/13/16)
"It's big because it gives us confidence. They ended our year last year and we're just trying to bounce back and make it to state."
Sikeston handles tough road test from Carbondale, 63-57 (01/13/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Faced with its biggest test of the season, the Sikeston Bulldogs showed what they were made of. The Bulldogs took to the road against a talented Carbondale, Ill., squad and emerged with a hard-fought 63-57 victory on Tuesday night...
PREP ROUNDUP: Dexter ends skid, Porter scores 26 for SCC (01/13/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- The Dexter Bearcats snapped a three-game losing streak Tuesday night, going on the road to beat rival Bloomfield 48-31. The two teams were tied at 26 heading into the fourth quarter, but the Bearcats outscored Bloomfield 22-5 in the final frame. Dexter was able to make all eight free throw attempts in the stanza and had three-pointers from Ethan Flowers and Ryan Mayo...
Chaffee girls basketball team heats up in second half, cruises past Delta at conference tourney (01/13/16)
Clinging to an eight-point lead, the third-seeded Red Devils knew that wasn't going to cut it, so they responded by shooting 67 percent (18 of 27) in the second half and cruised to a 75-45 win over No. 6 Delta in Tuesday's first-round game at Chaffee High School.
Top-seeded Oran girls basketball team makes semifinals of conference tourney with rout of Scott City (01/13/16)
Freshman Leah Cauble broke loose for a game-high 37 points and tallied seven assists, five rebounds and four steals to lead top-seeded Oran in the quarterfinal romp of eighth-seeded Scott City in the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament on Tuesday at Chaffee High School.
Kennett tops Hayti, 64-56 (01/13/16)
KENNETT, Mo. - Hayti entered Monday's game against Kennett with hopes of getting a bit of revenge from their 64-46 loss in the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament quarterfinals. Hayti enjoyed a strong start to 2016 with a towering victory over Senath-Hornersville, and they hoped it would propel them into Kennett.
Chaffee girls basketball team heats up in second half, cruises past Delta at conference tourney (01/13/16)
Clinging to an eight-point lead, the third-seeded Red Devils knew that wasn't going to cut it, so they responded by shooting 67 percent (18 of 27) in the second half and cruised to a 75-45 win over No. 6 Delta in Tuesday's first-round game at Chaffee High School.
High school roundup: Woodland boys basketball team stuns Jackson (01/13/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
High school roundup: Woodland boys basketball team stuns Jackson (01/13/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston girls roll NMCC, SCC and Charleston win routs at Scott-Miss. Tournament (01/12/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Erica Peet scored 13 and Tyeshia Mitchell added 11 as the Sikeston girls basketball team pulled off a 51-13 rout at home over New Madrid County Central. Sikeston (8-2) led 20-5 after the first quarter and 37-12 at the half...
January 12, 2016 Scoreboard (01/12/16)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston girls roll NMCC, SCC and Charleston win routs at Scott-Miss. Tournament (01/12/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Erica Peet scored 13 and Tyeshia Mitchell added 11 as the Sikeston girls basketball team pulled off a 51-13 rout at home over New Madrid County Central. Sikeston (8-2) led 20-5 after the first quarter and 37-12 at the half...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Saxony Lutheran boys basketball thumps New Athens (01/12/16)
Jalen Williams scored a game-high 21 points to lead the top-seeded Saxony Lutheran boys basketball team to a 71-40 win over eighth-seeded New Athens in Monday's opening round of the Chester Tournament in Chester, Illinois. William Rogers sank 17 points and Corie Williams chipped in 16 points for Saxony Lutheran (14-1). ...
Kelly girls basketball falls to Charleston in Scott-Mississippi Tournament quarterfinal (01/11/16)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- The Charleston girls basketball team played to its strengths, jumped out to a quick lead and sank Kelly 62-37 in a quarterfinal of the Scott-Mississippi Girls Basketball Conference Tournament on Monday evening at Chaffee High School...
Kelly girls basketball falls to Charleston in Scott-Mississippi Tournament quarterfinal (01/11/16)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- The Charleston girls basketball team played to its strengths, jumped out to a quick lead and sank Kelly 62-37 in a quarterfinal of the Scott-Mississippi Girls Basketball Conference Tournament on Monday evening at Chaffee High School...
Childress' 30 points boost Southland over Cooter, 72-57 (01/11/16)
CARDWELL, Mo. -- The Southland Rebels returned to their home court Monday knowing they needed to secure a victory against conference opponents Cooter. The previous week saw them suffer two conference and district losses to Clarkton and Gideon, and Monday's matchup gave them an opportunity to right the ship.
January 11, 2016 Scoreboard (01/11/16)
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Saxony Lutheran boys basketball team rolls past Oran to improve to 13-1 (01/09/16)
ORAN, Mo. -- Respect was accorded an experienced and accomplished Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team before it ever stepped on a court this season, having been attained over the three previous three seasons. For a younger, less accomplished Saxony boys squad, respect has had to be accumulated one win and one small gym at a time...
High school roundup: Jackson boys basketball team takes tourney crown (01/10/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
High school roundup: Jackson boys basketball team picks up second win at Dave Sinclair Memorial Invitational (01/10/16)
Pete Lake poured in a game-high 21 points to lead the Jackson boys basketball team to a 62-41 victory over Rockwood Summit in the Indians' second round-robin game at the Dave Sinclair Memorial Invitational on Friday at Lindbergh High School in the suburban St. Louis area...
Thatch leads Sikeston to second win over Charleston (01/09/16)
Sikeston, which moved up to No. 1 in the latest Class 4 state poll, improved to 11-0 on the season and 3-0 in league play.
Vandiver recognized for milestone, gets double-double in Bloomfield's win over East Prairie (01/09/16)
Vandiver turned his surprise celebration into a predictable performance on the court when he led Bloomfield to a 61-50 win with 18 points and 11 rebounds.
PREP ROUNDUP: Scott Central finishes strong to dump Oak Ridge, Malden turns back NMCC (01/09/16)
SIKESTON -- Scott County Central overcame a fast start by visiting Oak Ridge and rolled to a 76-37 win Friday night. Scott Central held a slim 18-17 lead after one quarter but then held the Bluejays to just 20 points the rest of the way while scoring 58 points...
High school roundup: Jackson boys basketball team picks up second win at Dave Sinclair Memorial Invitational (01/09/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Friday.
Vandiver recognized for milestone, gets double-double in Bloomfield's win over East Prairie (01/09/16)
Vandiver turned his surprise celebration into a predictable performance on the court when he led Bloomfield to a 61-50 win with 18 points and 11 rebounds.
Saxony Lutheran boys basketball team rolls past Oran to improve to 13-1 (01/09/16)
ORAN, Mo. -- Respect was accorded an experienced and accomplished Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team before it ever stepped on a court this season, having been attained over the three previous three seasons. For a younger, less accomplished Saxony boys squad, respect has had to be accumulated one win and one small gym at a time...
Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team wins fourth straight Delta New Year's title (01/08/16)
A veteran, top-seeded Crusaders squad went on a 17-0 first-half run, holding the second-seeded Eagles without a point for a stretch of seven and a half minutes, and controlled the title game nearly from the opening tip, defeating Oran 52-30.
PREP ROUNDUP: Risco gets past East Prairie; Charleston, Chaffee girls roll to wins (01/08/16)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO, Mo. -- The Risco Tigers put five players in double figures and used a strong defensive performance to pull away from visiting East Prairie 71-58 on Thursday. "This is a huge win for us," said Risco head coach Brandon Blankenship. "East Prairie has a good team. We put four quarters together for the first time all season and we got contributions from a lot of players. It was a total team effort."...
Poplar Bluff girls basketball team rides fast start in road victory over Cape Central (01/08/16)
The game plan was simple for the Poplar Bluff girls basketball team. The Mules wanted to impose their will early and often, and that's exactly what they did to pick up a SEMO Conference road win on Thursday. Poplar Bluff's Megan Knuckles scored a game-high 25 points, Autumn Dodd added 21 points and the Mules withstood Cape Central's late comeback in a 61-49 win at Cape Central High School...
Established Gideon trounces unseasoned Southland, 61-31 (01/08/16)
GIDEON, Mo. -- Bulldogs coach Keenan Buchanan entered Friday's game against Southland hoping that Thursday's non-conference, non-district loss to Bloomfield would help shake off the rust of the winter break. After all, a victory on Friday would mean much more in the Tri-County Conference and their Class 1 district come late February.
January 8, 2016 Scoreboard (01/08/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
PREP ROUNDUP: Risco gets past East Prairie; Charleston, Chaffee girls roll to wins (01/08/16)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO, Mo. -- The Risco Tigers put five players in double figures and used a strong defensive performance to pull away from visiting East Prairie 71-58 on Thursday. "This is a huge win for us," said Risco head coach Brandon Blankenship. "East Prairie has a good team. We put four quarters together for the first time all season and we got contributions from a lot of players. It was a total team effort."...
Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team wins fourth straight Delta New Year's title (01/08/16)
A veteran, top-seeded Crusaders squad went on a 17-0 first-half run, holding the second-seeded Eagles without a point for a stretch of seven and a half minutes, and controlled the title game nearly from the opening tip, defeating Oran 52-30.
Poplar Bluff girls basketball team rides fast start in road victory over Cape Central (01/08/16)
The game plan was simple for the Poplar Bluff girls basketball team. The Mules wanted to impose their will early and often, and that's exactly what they did to pick up a SEMO Conference road win on Thursday. Poplar Bluff's Megan Knuckles scored a game-high 25 points, Autumn Dodd added 21 points and the Mules withstood Cape Central's late comeback in a 61-49 win at Cape Central High School...
High school roundup: Kesler leads Scott County Central girls basketball team past Woodland in Delta New Year's third-place game (01/08/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
Malden Lady Green Wave tops Kennett, 44-40 (01/07/16)
MALDEN, Mo. -- Kennett's Lady Indians lost 44-40 Thursday night to a Malden team that is making it's presence known in Class 3, District 1 and the Bootheel Conference. After their latest win, the Lady Green Wave remain unbeaten in non-tournament play since Dec. 3.
Senath-Hornersville storms past Cooter, 81-61 (01/07/16)
SENATH, Mo. -- Following a crushing defeat in Hayti on Monday, the Senath-Hornersville Lions basketball team returned home on Thursday with a chance to bounce back in a non-conference, non-district match up against Cooter.
Senath-Hornersville storms past Cooter, 81-61 (01/07/16)
SENATH, Mo. -- Following a crushing defeat in Hayti on Monday, the Senath-Hornersville Lions basketball team returned home on Thursday with a chance to bounce back in a non-conference, non-district match up against Cooter.
Malden Lady Green Wave tops Kennett, 44-40 (01/07/16)
MALDEN, Mo. -- Kennett's Lady Indians lost 44-40 Thursday night to a Malden team that is making it's presence known in Class 3, District 1 and the Bootheel Conference. After their latest win, the Lady Green Wave remain unbeaten in non-tournament play since Dec. 3.
Clarkton downs Southland in district, conference showdown (01/07/16)
CARDWELL, Mo. -- The Southland Rebels entered their first game of 2016 looking to maintain the momentum from their best start in 15 years. Boasting a 4-2 record, the Rebels hosted a Clarkton team looking to rebound from a double-overtime loss at their own holiday tournament two weeks go.
January 7, 2016 Scoreboard (01/07/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Saxony Lutheran boys basketball team edges St. Pius X (01/07/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
Oran girls basketball team topples Scott County Central, moves on to Delta title game (01/06/16)
The second-seeded Eagles improved to 9-0 with a 70-49 victory over the Bravettes.
Top-seeded Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team marches past Woodland, into Delta New Year's championship game (01/06/16)
The Crusaders advanced with a dominating 61-20 victory.
Cape Central boys basketball team lends helping hand with flood relief (01/06/16)
The Tigers assisted with the sandbagging in the Red Star District.
Advance boys basketball throws big first-half run at Scott City, wins 61-40 (01/06/16)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- The Advance boys basketball team remembered how Scott City jumped ahead early a year ago and rode that fast start to a victory. This time around, it decided to do something about it. The Hornets found themselves in a 17-11 hole after one quarter, but pummeled the Rams with their signature press defense in the second quarter to spark a 21-1 run and vault to a 61-40 victory for a little revenge Tuesday night...
PREP ROUNDUP: Charleston, South Pemiscot pick up wins (01/06/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com DONIPHAN, Mo. -- The Charleston Bluejays improved to 7-5 on the season with a 66-50 road win over Doniphan Tuesday night. The Bluejays jumped out to a 22-10 lead after one quarter and led 37-20 at halftime on their way to the easy win...
Big fourth quarter sends Kelly over Puxico 66-59 (01/06/16)
"Similar to last year, we wanted to come out of the Christmas tournament and get rolling. We had to come out and win this game for that to happen."
NMCC takes over late, downs Kennett 51-43 (01/06/16)
NMCC was led by Chris Farr who finished with 16 points and 11 rebounds. Javarcus Word finished with 11 points for the Eagles while Garrison Keene added eight.
NMCC takes over late, downs Kennett 51-43 (01/06/16)
NMCC was led by Chris Farr who finished with 16 points and 11 rebounds. Javarcus Word finished with 11 points for the Eagles while Garrison Keene added eight.
Oran girls basketball team topples Scott County Central, moves on to Delta title game (01/06/16)
The second-seeded Eagles improved to 9-0 with a 70-49 victory over the Bravettes.
Cape Central boys basketball team lends helping hand with flood relief (01/06/16)
The Tigers assisted with the sandbagging in the Red Star District.
Top-seeded Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team marches past Woodland, into Delta New Year's championship game (01/06/16)
The Crusaders advanced with a dominating 61-20 victory.
Advance boys basketball throws big first-half run at Scott City, wins 61-40 (01/06/16)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- The Advance boys basketball team remembered how Scott City jumped ahead early a year ago and rode that fast start to a victory. This time around, it decided to do something about it. The Hornets found themselves in a 17-11 hole after one quarter, but pummeled the Rams with their signature press defense in the second quarter to spark a 21-1 run and vault to a 61-40 victory for a little revenge Tuesday night...
High school roundup: Delta boys basketball team ends losing streak (01/06/16)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Wells' 3-pointer sends Woodland girls basketball team into Delta New Year's semifinals (01/05/16)
DELTA, Mo. -- With less than 10 seconds left and in possession of the basketball, Woodland girls basketball coach Robert Stein called a timeout and tried to take the pressure off his girls. Worst case scenario, he told them, this is going to overtime...
Hayti trounces Senath-Hornersville 72-39 (01/05/16)
Tides turned significantly on Tuesday when Hayti stormed out to a 19-0 lead in the first quarter against Senath-Hornersville. The Indians never looked back before winning 72-39.
January 5, 2016 Scoreboard (01/05/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Wells' 3-pointer sends Woodland girls basketball team into Delta New Year's semifinals (01/05/16)
DELTA, Mo. -- With less than 10 seconds left and in possession of the basketball, Woodland girls basketball coach Robert Stein called a timeout and tried to take the pressure off his girls. Worst case scenario, he told them, this is going to overtime...
Sikeston girl basketball team dispatches Farmington 60-40 (01/05/16)
They did it with defense and they did it by forcing turnovers -- Sikeston's recipe for success nearly every game. Miranda Harrison and Erica Peet led the Bulldogs with 14 points while Kiera Steward added 11.
Sikeston girls basketball team dispatches Farmington 60-40 (01/05/16)
They did it with defense and they did it by forcing turnovers -- Sikeston's recipe for success nearly every game. Miranda Harrison and Erica Peet led the Bulldogs with 14 points while Kiera Steward added 11.
Saxony Lutheran, Oran, Scott County Central girls basketball teams advance at Delta New Year's Tournament (01/05/16)
Top-seeded Saxony Lutheran launched its bid for a fourth consecutive Delta New Year's Tournament title with a 73-20 victory over eighth-seeded Meadow Heights on Monday night. Brianna Mueller led the way with 14 points for the Crusaders, who improved to 8-2. Grace Mirly, who had six assists, and Tess Daniel, who had four steals, each added 12 points. Maddie Brune led the way on the boards with 10 rebounds...
High school roundup: Chaffee girls basketball team picks up conference win over Kelly (01/05/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Monday.
Kennett's Heidi Shetley earns 1,000th point in win over Senath-Hornersville (01/04/16)
SENATH, Mo. -- Kennett junior Heidi Shetley entered Monday's game at Senath-Hornersville unaware that she was only six points away from the 1,000th point of her high school career.
Kennett's Heidi Shetley earns 1,000th point in win over Senath-Hornersville (01/04/16)
SENATH, Mo. -- Kennett junior Heidi Shetley entered Monday's game at Senath-Hornersville unaware that she was only six points away from the 1,000th point of her high school career.
January 4, 2016 Scoreboard (01/04/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
COLUMN: A flood of hoops with lots more to come (01/04/16)
I watched a lot of basketball during the last week. A lot. So much that I may or may not have tried to subdue my rambunctious kids on Thursday by stepping in front of them and trying to draw a charge. It may or may not have worked. Twenty-eight games in four days. That's what the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament was for me...
First impression: A flood of hoops with lots more to come (01/04/16)
I watched a lot of basketball during the last week. A lot. So much that I may or may not have tried to subdue my rambunctious kids on Thursday by stepping in front of them and trying to draw a charge. It may or may not have worked. Twenty-eight games in four days. That's what the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament was for me...
Bearcats drop BCT title game to Kennett 55-50 (12/30/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball program kept its hopes of winning the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament alive until the closing seconds of Wednesday night's title game against the Kennett Indians...
Sikeston girls win first-ever St. Dominic championship (12/31/15)
"It feels really great to win it this year after coming up short the last two years. I think this will build our confidence moving forward. We get more confidence with each win."
Bloomfield Wildcats edge district rival South Pemiscot 47-40 (12/31/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The top-seeded Bloomfield Wildcats outscored the No. 3 seeded South Pemiscot Bulldogs by 10 points in the second half on its way to a 47-40 win in the fifth-place game at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament Wednesday night. South Pemiscot led 27-23 with five minutes left in the third period before Bloomfield scored 11 straight points to move ahead ahead 34-27 with 1:08 left in the third quarter and never trailed again...
Sikeston boys clinch fifth St. Dominic tournament title (12/31/15)
Top-seeded Sikeston (10-0) avenged its only loss ever in the tournament after Zumwalt South defeated the Bulldogs 82-80 in overtime in last year's championship game.
Kennett halts Dexter's dream run for ninth Bloomfield Christmas Tournament title (12/31/15)
The second-seeded Indians broke Dexter's recent string of upsets at Bloomfield High School by clinching its fifth championship in the last seven years with a 55-50 victory.
Bloomfield Wildcats edge district rival South Pemiscot 47-40 (12/31/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The top-seeded Bloomfield Wildcats outscored the No. 3 seeded South Pemiscot Bulldogs by 10 points in the second half on its way to a 47-40 win in the fifth-place game at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament Wednesday night. South Pemiscot led 27-23 with five minutes left in the third period before Bloomfield scored 11 straight points to move ahead ahead 34-27 with 1:08 left in the third quarter and never trailed again...
Bearcats drop BCT title game to Kennett 55-50 (12/31/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball program kept its hopes of winning the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament alive until the closing seconds of Wednesday night's title game against the Kennett Indians...
Saxony Lutheran downs Malden 58-53 for third place at Bloomfield Christmas Tournament (12/31/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- After watching a near upset of second-seeded Kennett slip through their fingers in the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament semifinals, sixth-seeded Saxony Lutheran regrouped to end their week on a high note. Sophomore Nathan Ruark's 17 points led the way on Wednesday as the Crusaders downed fifth-seeded Malden 58-53 to claim third place in the tournament...
Sikeston girls win first-ever St. Dominic championship (12/31/15)
"It feels really great to win it this year after coming up short the last two years. I think this will build our confidence moving forward. We get more confidence with each win."