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PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly drops conference third place game, win eludes Risco (01/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Dylan Keller and Trent Pobst combined for 47 points to lead Scott City to an 84-61 win over Kelly Friday during the third place game of the Scott-Mississippi Conference tournament. Keller made five 3-pointers and led all scorers with 26 points while Pobst added 21 for Scott City, who improved to 12-5 on the season...
Scott Central takes home another Scott-Mississippi Conference title (01/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- For the last decade the Scott County Central Braves have dominated the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament with Oran being the only team to get in the way of an eight-year reign. With the two teams once again in the conference title game Friday night, the Eagles attempted a comeback in the final minutes that had the Braves clinging tight to a single-digit lead...
Bernie, Woodland and Bell City boys basketball teams secure victories (01/24/15)
PUXICO, Mo. - The Bernie Mules varsity boys basketball team improved to 15-2 with a 64-54 SCAA road win at Puxico Friday night. "It was a grind tonight, but we found a way to get the 'W,'" Bernie coach Brad Botsch said in a press release to Daily Statesman. "Puxico is always a tough place to play, and we dug just deep enough to get out of there with a win."...
High school roundup: Jackson girls basketball team topples St. Charles West (01/24/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
High school roundup: Woodland boys basketball team downs Bloomfield on homecoming night (01/24/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Friday.
SCC boys basketball team successfully defends Scott-Miss. tourney title (01/24/15)
ORAN, Mo. -- Defending champs was an apt description of the Scott County Central boys basketball team Friday night in the championship game of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament.
SCC boys basketball team successfully defends Scott-Miss. tourney title (01/24/15)
ORAN, Mo. -- Defending champs was an apt description of the Scott County Central boys basketball team Friday night in the championship game of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament.
NMCC scorches Dexter from outside 83-68 (01/24/15)
NEW MADRID -- New Madrid County Central Eagles coach Travis Day encouraged his shooters to take any open looks they got early against the Dexter Bearcats Friday night. "Our goal was to come out with a lot of energy, playing our style," Day said. "I knew their defense was going to pack it in the paint on Willie (Jimerson). We told our shooters 'have your hands and feet ready and if you are wide open let it fly.'"...
Bernie, Woodland and Bell City boys basketball teams secure victories (01/24/15)
PUXICO, Mo. - The Bernie Mules varsity boys basketball team improved to 15-2 with a 64-54 SCAA road win at Puxico Friday night. "It was a grind tonight, but we found a way to get the 'W,'" Bernie coach Brad Botsch said in a press release to Daily Statesman. "Puxico is always a tough place to play, and we dug just deep enough to get out of there with a win."...
NMCC ends Dexter's three-game winning-streak (01/24/15)
NEW MADRID, Mo. - New Madrid County Central Eagles coach Travis Day encouraged his shooters to take any open looks they got early against the Dexter Bearcats Friday night. "Our goal was to come out with a lot of energy, playing our style," Day said. "I knew their defense was going to pack it in the paint on Willie. We told our shooters 'have your hands and feet ready and if you are wide open let it fly.'"...
Oran boys basketball team upends No. 2 seed Scott City in conference tourney (01/23/15)
ORAN, Mo. -- For Hunter Schlosser and his senior teammates, it was the last chance to make amends against a Scott City team that had already beaten them twice this season.
Sikeston rolls through Kennett 88-40 (01/23/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The questions that surround Sikeston head coach Gregg Holifield about his basketball team this season have mostly been concerned with consistency. Whether it's scoring or lapses in their historically stout defense, performing in both aspects have been hit or miss...
Oran, SCC advance to Scott-Miss. Conference finals for third-straight year (01/23/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- In what's becoming an annual tradition, the Oran Eagles will once again face off with Scott County Central for the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament championship. Shortly after the Braves routed Kelly Thursday night to open up semifinal play, the Eagles did the same to Scott City, 70-37, to set up the title rematch for a third-straight year...
Lady Bulldogs pull off first-ever win at Poplar Bluff (01/23/15)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Cross another historic win off the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs' checklist. Having already beaten Notre Dame for the first time ever earlier this season, Sikeston improved to 2-0 in conference play with the program's first-ever win at Poplar Bluff, 59-45, Thursday night...
PREP ROUNDUP: Richland upends Leopold, Bravettes take down Scott City (01/23/15)
LEOPOLD -- The Richland Rebels varsity boys basketball program outscored Leopold in every quarter on its way to a 67-33 road win Thursday. Skyler Harper paced Richland with 23 points. Marcus Gryson added 19 points, Josh Thornton contributed 13 points and Marcus Grayson calculated 10 points for the Rebels...
Senath-Hornersville eke out victory over South Pemiscot (01/23/15)
The South Pemiscot Bulldogs brought quite a fight to the Senath-Hornersville High School gymnasium on Friday night. Despite a very disciplined performance, the Lions potent offense weathered the storm to seal a 81-80 victory. Victor Dukes finished with a game-high 30 points in another standout performance. Meanwhile, Kyle Moore scored 22 while Jesse Childress scored 15...
January 23, 2015 Scoreboard (01/23/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Lady Bulldogs pull off first-ever win at Poplar Bluff (01/23/15)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Cross another historic win off the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs' checklist. Having already beaten Notre Dame for the first time ever earlier this season, Sikeston improved to 2-0 in conference play with the program's first-ever win at Poplar Bluff, 59-45, Thursday night...
Sikeston rolls through Kennett 88-40 (01/23/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The questions that surround Sikeston head coach Gregg Holifield about his basketball team this season have mostly been concerned with consistency. Whether it's scoring or lapses in their historically stout defense, performing in both aspects have been hit or miss...
Oran boys basketball team upends No. 2 seed Scott City in conference tourney (01/23/15)
ORAN, Mo. -- For Hunter Schlosser and his senior teammates, it was the last chance to make amends against a Scott City team that had already beaten them twice this season.
PREP ROUNDUP: Richland upends Leopold, Bravettes take down Scott City (01/23/15)
LEOPOLD -- The Richland Rebels varsity boys basketball program outscored Leopold in every quarter on its way to a 67-33 road win Thursday. Skyler Harper paced Richland with 23 points. Marcus Gryson added 19 points, Josh Thornton contributed 13 points and Marcus Grayson calculated 10 points for the Rebels...
Sikeston eighth grade basketball team wraps up perfect season (01/23/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston eighth grade basketball team finished its season with an undefeated record for the second straight year after defeating Poplar Bluff 61-31 in the championship game of the Cape Central Junior High Tournament on Thursday...
Sikeston eighth grade basketball team wraps up perfect season (01/23/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston eighth grade basketball team finished its season with an undefeated record for the second straight year after defeating Poplar Bluff 61-31 in the championship game of the Cape Central Junior High Tournament on Thursday...
High school roundup: Jackson boys handle Rebels with ease (01/23/15)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
Jackson girls basketball team shakes Notre Dame late (01/23/15)
After missing five games with a concussion she sustained in a car accident two weeks ago, Jackson's Cassidi Tomsu was excited to play in her first game back against Notre Dame on Thursday night. Tomsu quickly found out that missing nearly a week of practices left her out of breathe and out of basketball shape throughout the Indians' 54-40 road victory...
Dexter wrestles its way past Potosi and North County (01/23/15)
The Dexter varsity wrestling squad experienced little letdown a few days after taking home the top prize at the 14-team Owensville Wrestling Tournament. Dexter continued its midseason dominance with victories against Notre County and Potosi Tuesday...
Sikeston eighth grade and freshman bounce Cape Central (01/22/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston eighth grade basketball team advanced to the championship game of the Cape Central Junior High Tournament with a 48-19 win over the host school on Wednesday night. Sikeston bolted out to a 13-3 lead and a 34-5 halftime lead and were never threatened...
Lady Lions back to winning ways with after topping Caruthersville (01/22/15)
Cody Tucker Daily Dunklin Democrat The Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions are in fine form as they work to carve out a spot amongst the top teams in their conference. On Thursday, they towered over Caruthersville to claim their fourth win in the past five games...
Lady Lions back to winning ways with after topping Caruthersville (01/22/15)
Cody Tucker Daily Dunklin Democrat The Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions are in fine form as they work to carve out a spot amongst the top teams in their conference. On Thursday, they towered over Caruthersville to claim their fourth win in the past five games...
January 22, 2015 Scoreboard (01/22/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Jackson boys basketball team's long-awaited home opener ends in loss to Poplar Bluff (01/21/15)
Poplar Bluff could have met its match in the paint during Tuesday's SEMO Conference boys basketball game at Jackson High School.
Sikeston gets back to .500 after resounding win over Farmington (01/21/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs have been waiting for a performance like this. Having lost four of its last five games, the Bulldogs are a team still searching for its identity after several personnel changes and roster moves this year...
Sikeston girls basketball team pressures Perryville in 61-22 win (01/21/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Back to back games from the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs have yielded lopsided results. Not just by their margin of victory, but the colossal amount of turnovers they create too. Sikeston has made the most of 70 combined turnovers from its last two opponents with the latest being a 61-22 victory over Perryville on Tuesday at the Sikeston Field House...
Lady Indians offense sharpens up in win over Campbell (01/21/15)
While Heidi Shetley has typically led the Kennett Lady Indians on offense this season, it was her big sister who topped the scoring list in Tuesday's 53-24 win over Campbell. Kate Shetley scored a team-high 13 points for the Lady Indians, while Heidi Shetley and Hadley Hilburn both finished the game with 11 points. Taylor Osborn scored a game-high 15 points for Campbell...
Lady Indians offense sharpens up in win over Campbell (01/21/15)
While Heidi Shetley has typically led the Kennett Lady Indians on offense this season, it was her big sister who topped the scoring list in Tuesday's 53-24 win over Campbell. Kate Shetley scored a team-high 13 points for the Lady Indians, while Heidi Shetley and Hadley Hilburn both finished the game with 11 points. Taylor Osborn scored a game-high 15 points for Campbell...
Sikeston girls basketball team pressures Perryville in 61-22 win (01/21/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Back to back games from the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs have yielded lopsided results. Not just by their margin of victory, but the colossal amount of turnovers they create too. Sikeston has made the most of 70 combined turnovers from its last two opponents with the latest being a 61-22 victory over Perryville on Tuesday at the Sikeston Field House...
Hawks earn signature win over East Prairie during Scott-Miss. opener (01/21/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- For a team in the midst of a culture change under first-year head coach Ryan Garnett, the Kelly Hawks took a big step forward Tuesday night against East Prairie. Playing the fourth-seeded Eagles in the opening round of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament, the fifth-seeded Hawks fought back from a double-digit second half deficit for a 70-66 win that propels Kelly into the semifinals...
Sikeston gets back to .500 after resounding win over Farmington (01/21/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs have been waiting for a performance like this. Having lost four of its last five games, the Bulldogs are a team still searching for its identity after several personnel changes and roster moves this year...
Jackson boys basketball team's long-awaited home opener ends in loss to Poplar Bluff (01/21/15)
Poplar Bluff could have met its match in the paint during Tuesday's SEMO Conference boys basketball game at Jackson High School.
High school roundup: Kelly boys upend East Prairie at conference tournament (01/21/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
Dexter boys basketball team wins Round 1 against Puxico 66-59 (01/21/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats owned the fourth quarter for a second straight game Tuesday night as it rallied to beat the Puxico Indians 66-59. Puxico took its largest lead of the game at 43-35 with 1:02 remaining in the third quarter. Dexter responded with a 7-2 run in the final minute of the third period and outscored Puxico 24-14 in the fourth quarter as it improved to 4-1 in SCAA regular-season play...
Bernie treys district foe Bloomfield 76-55 (01/21/15)
BERNIE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules hit 10 3-pointers as it shot its way past the Bloomfield Wildcats 76-55 Tuesday night. "We had some kids step up off the bench for us tonight," Bernie coach Brad Botsch said in a press release. "Login Wood came in and hit some big shots for us and we've been looking for that from him and others. ...
Dexter boys basketball team wins Round 1 against Puxico 66-59 (01/21/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats owned the fourth quarter for a second straight game Tuesday night as it rallied to beat the Puxico Indians 66-59. Puxico took its largest lead of the game at 43-35 with 1:02 remaining in the third quarter. Dexter responded with a 7-2 run in the final minute of the third period and outscored Puxico 24-14 in the fourth quarter as it improved to 4-1 in SCAA regular-season play...
Hawks earn signature win over East Prairie during Scott-Miss. opener (01/21/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- For a team in the midst of a culture change under first-year head coach Ryan Garnett, the Kelly Hawks took a big step forward Tuesday night against East Prairie. Playing the fourth-seeded Eagles in the opening round of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament, the fifth-seeded Hawks fought back from a double-digit second half deficit for a 70-66 win that propels Kelly into the semifinals...
PREP ROUNDUP: NMCC gets by Royals, Dexter pulls off comeback (01/21/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BROSELEY -- Led by Willie Jimerson's 25 points, the New Madrid County Central Eagles took down host Twin Rivers 71-55. With just a one-point edge going into the second quarter the Eagles went on to outscore the Royals 24-14 in the final eight minutes of the half. NMCC extended its lead to 15 entering the fourth before holding on for the win...
January 20, 2015 Scoreboard (01/20/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Kelly girls basketball team collects 10th win (01/20/15)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
Dexter girls fall at state-ranked Park Hills, Bernie boys down Holcomb (01/20/15)
PARK HILLS, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team suffered a 71-57 loss at state-ranked Park Hills Central Monday night. Park Hills jumped out to a 20-7 lead in the first quarter before Dexter responded with 11 unanswered points to trim the deficit to 20-18 with six minutes remaining in the first half...
Dexter girls fall at state-ranked Park Hills, Bernie boys down Holcomb (01/20/15)
PARK HILLS, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team suffered a 71-57 loss at state-ranked Park Hills Central Monday night. Park Hills jumped out to a 20-7 lead in the first quarter before Dexter responded with 11 unanswered points to trim the deficit to 20-18 with six minutes remaining in the first half...
PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly upends Scott City, Sikeston wrestlers finish sixth at 141 Rumble (01/19/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Logan Ivie's double-double helped lead the Kelly Lady Hawks to a 54-26 win over visiting Scott City Monday 54-26. Ivie led Kelly (10-4) with 15 points and 10 rebounds. Tessa Johnson added 13 points and four steals...
PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly upends Scott City, Sikeston wrestlers finish sixth at 141 Rumble (01/19/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Logan Ivie's double-double helped lead the Kelly Lady Hawks to a 54-26 win over visiting Scott City Monday 54-26. Ivie led Kelly (10-4) with 15 points and 10 rebounds. Tessa Johnson added 13 points and four steals...
Kennett beats hosts to claim Malden JV Tournament title (01/19/15)
The Kennett Indians capped off a grueling week of basketball by beating the host team for first place at the Malden JV tournament.
January 19, 2015 Scoreboard (01/19/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Lady Lions enjoy winning streak (01/19/15)
Following several early season struggles in Senath-Hornersville, the Lady Lions are finally enjoying a run of form thanks to a three-game winning streak. Victories came against East Carter, Malden, and most recently, South Pemiscot. The Lady Lions towered over the Bulldogs Thursday night by winning 65-27 in varsity play and 46-23 in junior varsity...
Kennett beats hosts to claim Malden JV Tournament title (01/19/15)
The Kennett Indians capped off a grueling week of basketball by beating the host team for first place at the Malden JV tournament.
Holcomb wins big over North Pemiscot (01/19/15)
The Holcomb Hornets enjoyed 20 point victories in both varsity and junior varsity play against North Pemiscot on Thursday.
Ellington threatens Southland's single game scoring record (01/19/15)
Tyler Ellington came within five points of breaking Southland's single game scoring record during a loss to North Pemiscot on Friday night.
High school roundup: Zalma boys basketball team cruises past Oak Ridge (01/18/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Friday.
High school roundup: Central boys basketball team defeats Carbondale (Ill.) (01/18/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
Charleston rallies past Chaffee girls to win Scott-Mississippi Conference tournament title (01/18/15)
BENTON, Mo. -- It's often said small things make a difference in a ball game. That might be true, but a small person also can determine an outcome. For proof, look no further than Charleston's Sierra Frazier, a slender 5-foot senior who is routinely dwarfed on the basketball court...
Dexter shocks state-ranked Bernie 66-54 (01/18/15)
Note: A photo gallery of the game is available at this link: View Photos Here BERNIE, Mo. - Dexter senior Noah Kronk went to coach Josh Dowdy with an immediate first-year objective when Dowdy took over the varsity boys basketball program earlier this season...
Charleston rallies past Chaffee girls to win Scott-Mississippi Conference tournament title (01/18/15)
BENTON, Mo. -- It's often said small things make a difference in a ball game. That might be true, but a small person also can determine an outcome. For proof, look no further than Charleston's Sierra Frazier, a slender 5-foot senior who is routinely dwarfed on the basketball court...
Dexter shocks state-ranked Bernie 66-54 (01/17/15)
Note: A photo gallery of the game is available at this link: View Photos Here BERNIE, Mo. - Dexter senior Noah Kronk went to coach Josh Dowdy with an immediate first-year objective when Dowdy took over the varsity boys basketball program earlier this season...
Dynamic guard play sends New Madrid County Central boys basketball team past Cape Central (01/16/15)
Superior guard play can go a long way for any basketball team, and that's exactly what gave New Madrid County Central the advantage over Central on Friday night.
PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly knocks off Chaffee, Dukes leads Senath past Risco (01/17/15)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- Still in search of their first win, the Chaffee Red Devils fell 44-30 to Kelly on Friday. After falling behind 9-8 after the first quarter, the Hawks (5-10) outscored Chaffee 11-4 in the second quarter to take a 10-point lead into the break. Kelly out-paced the Red Devils 25-17 in the second half to hold on for the win...
Dexter upsets rival Bernie 66-54 (01/17/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BERNIE -- After winning only two of their first 11 games, this past week has been a breath of fresh air for the Dexter Bearcats and their fans. Not only have the Bearcats secured back-to-back wins, but both have came at the expense of Stoddard County Activity Association opponents less than two weeks before the SCAA Conference Tournament...
Sikeston sputters in 63-51 loss to Jackson (01/17/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs could not have asked for a better start to Friday night's SEMO Conference matchup with Jackson. The Bulldogs jumped out to a 10-0 lead and were overwhelming the Indians with pressure and relentless defense...
Scott Central makes the most of star Bluejay's departure (01/17/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- He's the scorer, the ball handler or anything Charleston needs him to be. Simply put, Delfincko Bogan is a presence. So when he fouled out with 3:58 left in the fourth quarter leaving the Bluejays with a manageable 58-48 lead, Scott County Central made the most of a Bogan-less Charleston...
State-ranked Neelyville passes Dexter in final seconds 59-57 in girls basketball instant classic (01/16/15)
NEELYVILLE, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats went toe-to-toe with the state-ranked Neelyville Tigers Thursday night but were unable to generate a clutch score in the closing seconds of a tie game. Neelyville got a defensive stop with 10 seconds remaining and made a transition layup six seconds later to secure a 59-57 home victory against Dexter...
January 17, 2015 Scoreboard (01/17/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Frazier leads Charleston to Scott-Miss. Conference tourney title (01/17/15)
BENTON -- It's often said small things make a difference in a ball game. That might be true, but a small person also can determine an outcome. For proof, look no further than Charleston's Sierra Frazier, a slender 5-foot senior who is routinely dwarfed on the basketball court...
Frazier leads Charleston to Scott-Miss. Conference tourney title (01/17/15)
BENTON -- It's often said small things make a difference in a ball game. That might be true, but a small person also can determine an outcome. For proof, look no further than Charleston's Sierra Frazier, a slender 5-foot senior who is routinely dwarfed on the basketball court...
Dynamic guard play sends New Madrid County Central boys basketball team past Cape Central (01/17/15)
Superior guard play can go a long way for any basketball team, and that's exactly what gave New Madrid County Central the advantage over Central on Friday night.
Bloomfield beats Malden boys basketball team again 45-44 (01/17/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats varsity boys basketball program got the best of Malden for a second time this season 45-44 Friday night. Bloomfield doubled Malden on the scoreboard by halftime 26-13 before Malden rallied to tie things up at 33-33 by the start of the fourth quarter...
NMCC holds off Cape Central 68-63 (01/17/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Superior guard play can go a long way for any basketball team, and that's exactly what New Madrid County Central had Friday night. Senior guard Willie Jimerson and sophomore guard Javarcus Word combined for 45 points and led the Eagles to a 68-63 victory over Cape Central in a SEMO Conference boys basketball game at Cape Central High School...
Dexter upsets rival Bernie 66-54 (01/17/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BERNIE -- After winning only two of their first 11 games, this past week has been a breath of fresh air for the Dexter Bearcats and their fans. Not only have the Bearcats secured back-to-back wins, but both have came at the expense of Stoddard County Activity Association opponents less than two weeks before the SCAA Conference Tournament...
Bloomfield beats Malden boys basketball team again 45-44 (01/17/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats varsity boys basketball program got the best of Malden for a second time this season 45-44 Friday night. Bloomfield doubled Malden on the scoreboard by halftime 26-13 before Malden rallied to tie things up at 33-33 by the start of the fourth quarter...
NMCC holds off Cape Central 68-63 (01/17/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Superior guard play can go a long way for any basketball team, and that's exactly what New Madrid County Central had Friday night. Senior guard Willie Jimerson and sophomore guard Javarcus Word combined for 45 points and led the Eagles to a 68-63 victory over Cape Central in a SEMO Conference boys basketball game at Cape Central High School...
Neelyville passes Dexter in final seconds 59-57 in girls basketball instant classic (01/17/15)
NEELYVILLE, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats went toe-to-toe with the state-ranked Neelyville Tigers Thursday night but were unable to generate a clutch score in the closing seconds of a tie game. Neelyville got a defensive stop with 10 seconds remaining and made a transition layup six seconds later to secure a 59-57 home victory against Dexter...
Top-seeded Chaffee girls basketball team tops No. 4 Oran, advances to conference title game (01/16/15)
BENTON, Mo. -- Julia Sutterfield scored a bucket to spark a 10-0 run for Chaffee in the final three minutes of the first quarter. The top-seeded Red Devils took a 17-8 advantage into the second quarter and never looked back, defeating the No. 4 Oran Eagles 51-31 in a girls basketball semifinal of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament on Thursday at Kelly High School...
Kelly girls basketball team falls to Charleston in foul-filled affair (01/16/15)
The third-seeded Bluejays' free-throw shooting was just enough to come away with a 68-64 win over the No. 2 Hawks in a semifinal of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament on Thursday at Kelly High School.
Sikeston wears down Notre Dame for the second time this season (01/16/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- It wasn't definitively known if the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs had ever beaten Notre Dame after Sikeston did just that on Nov. 22 during the consolation semifinals of the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic. We know now, however, that Thursday night marked the first time Sikeston had beaten their district rival in back to back games...
Dukes scores 26 as Senath-Hornersville tops Risco 69-30 (01/16/15)
Senath-Hornersville High School celebrated homecoming by getting their first look at Victor Dukes on their home court. Fans packed the Lions high school gymnasium to see a wide range of festivities. Among them was a 69-30 victory, for which the Lions did not disappoint.
January 16, 2015 Scoreboard (01/16/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Charleston beats Kelly at the line, moves on to conference title game (01/16/15)
BENTON -- Charleston and Kelly combined for 63 fouls in a girls basketball game that was decided at the free-throw line. Neither team was impressive, but the Bluejays shot 66 percent (33 of 50) from the charity stripe, compared to the Hawks' 51 percent (20 of 39) shooting...
Dexter falls in final seconds to Neelyville 59-57 (01/16/15)
NEELYVILLE - The Dexter Bearcats went toe-to-toe with the state-ranked Neelyville Tigers Thursday night but were unable to generate a clutch score in the closing seconds of a tie game. Neelyville got a defensive stop with 10 seconds remaining and made a transition layup six seconds later to secure a 59-57 home victory against Dexter...
Chaffee tops Oran, advances to conference finals (01/16/15)
BENTON -- Julia Sutterfield scored a bucket to spark a 10-0 run for Chaffee in the final three minutes of the first quarter. The top-seeded Red Devils took a 17-8 advantage into the second quarter and never looked back, defeating the No. 4 Oran Eagles 51-31 in a girls basketball semifinal of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament on Thursday at Kelly High School...
Dexter falls in final seconds to Neelyville 59-57 (01/16/15)
NEELYVILLE - The Dexter Bearcats went toe-to-toe with the state-ranked Neelyville Tigers Thursday night but were unable to generate a clutch score in the closing seconds of a tie game. Neelyville got a defensive stop with 10 seconds remaining and made a transition layup six seconds later to secure a 59-57 home victory against Dexter...
Charleston beats Kelly at the line, moves on to conference title game (01/16/15)
BENTON -- Charleston and Kelly combined for 63 fouls in a girls basketball game that was decided at the free-throw line. Neither team was impressive, but the Bluejays shot 66 percent (33 of 50) from the charity stripe, compared to the Hawks' 51 percent (20 of 39) shooting...
Chaffee tops Oran, advances to conference finals (01/16/15)
BENTON -- Julia Sutterfield scored a bucket to spark a 10-0 run for Chaffee in the final three minutes of the first quarter. The top-seeded Red Devils took a 17-8 advantage into the second quarter and never looked back, defeating the No. 4 Oran Eagles 51-31 in a girls basketball semifinal of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament on Thursday at Kelly High School...
Bravettes fall on the road to Perryville (01/16/15)
PERRYVILLE (SMNS) -- Ahnie Hoff recorded a double-double with a game-high 20 points and 15 rebounds to lead the host Pirates to victory. Hoff also tallied seven steals and had three blocked shots for the Pirates, who held just a three-point lead at halftime...
Top-seeded Chaffee girls basketball team tops No. 4 Oran, advances to conference title game (01/16/15)
BENTON, Mo. -- Julia Sutterfield scored a bucket to spark a 10-0 run for Chaffee in the final three minutes of the first quarter. The top-seeded Red Devils took a 17-8 advantage into the second quarter and never looked back, defeating the No. 4 Oran Eagles 51-31 in a girls basketball semifinal of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament on Thursday at Kelly High School...
Kelly girls basketball team falls to Charleston in foul-filled affair (01/16/15)
The third-seeded Bluejays' free-throw shooting was just enough to come away with a 68-64 win over the No. 2 Hawks in a semifinal of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament on Thursday at Kelly High School.
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys basketball team extends winning streak to 9 games (01/16/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
Sikeston's ninth and eighth grade basketball teams take wins (01/15/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston eighth grade basketball team defeated Poplar Bluff 52-34 on Wednesday at Sikeston Junior High School. Sikeston also won the "B" game 50-41 over the Mules 7th grade team. In the "A" game, Sikeston jumped out to a 13-1 lead but Poplar Bluff cut the lead to 23-17 by halftime...
Strong start by Oran keeps Kelly at bay (01/15/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- A couple strong runs in the first quarter proved to be the difference Wednesday night as visiting Oran never trailed, but couldn't seem to be able to pull away from host Kelly. Led by Hunter Schlosser's 18 points, the Eagles held off a second half push by the Hawks for a 67-51 final that gives Oran it's sixth win in seven games...
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Chaffee's Julia Sutterfield (01/15/15)
Junior Julia Sutterfield recorded a double-double with a game-high 29 points and 12 steals and also grabbed seven rebounds to lead the Chaffee Red Devils girls basketball team to a 60-40 victory over the host South Pemiscot Bulldogs on Thursday. Chaffee improved to 9-2 with the victory and outscored South Pemiscot 34-22 in the second half...
January 15, 2015 Scoreboard (01/15/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Sikeston's ninth and eighth grade basketball teams take wins (01/15/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston eighth grade basketball team defeated Poplar Bluff 52-34 on Wednesday at Sikeston Junior High School. Sikeston also won the "B" game 50-41 over the Mules 7th grade team. In the "A" game, Sikeston jumped out to a 13-1 lead but Poplar Bluff cut the lead to 23-17 by halftime...
Former Central, Southeast basketball standout remembered as friend to all (01/14/15)
Kermit Meystedt, who also pitched the Tigers to a baseball state championship, died Saturday at the age of 69 after a three-month battle with liver cancer.
Eagle Ridge boys basketball team falls to Kelly, continues pursuit of MSHSAA membership (01/14/15)
Eagle Ridge dropped a 70-51 to Kelly but is gaining ground on becoming an MSHSAA member.
Strong second half propels Dexter by Bloomfield 56-46 (01/14/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - Dexter Bearcats coach Josh Dowdy decided to mix things up defensively after falling behind the Bloomfield Wildcats 30-18 in the opening minute of the second half Tuesday night. "We had to mix up a few defenses to try to take away Vandiver," Dowdy said. "Pollock and Kronk did an excellent job of taking him away. It is nice to see the kids show some grit and battle back from a deficit."...
High school roundup: Jackson wrestling team dominates at home meet (01/15/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
PREP ROUNDUP: Risco still searching for win, Dobbins sets point record (01/14/15)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- Still searching for that elusive first win, the Risco Tigers lost a close battle with visiting Clarkton on Tuesday, 51-45. Only trailing by a point, 17-16, after the first quarter, the Tigers (0-10) were outscored 14-4 in the second quarter to fall back by 11 points at halftime. Risco out-paced the Reindeer 16-6 in the third quarter to close back within a point entering the fourth, but were outscored 14-9 in the final frame...
NMCC snaps 8-game losing skid to Charleston (01/14/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- New Madrid County Central's Willie Jimerson enjoys the challenge and discussion that surrounds the duel between him and Charleston counterpart Delfincko Bogan. They each lead their teams in scoring, they're both seniors that hover around the 5-foot-10 mark and they play similar positions...
Sikeston blitzed by state-ranked Carbondale (01/14/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- There are no breathers on the Sikeston Bulldogs' schedule, and that includes the Carbondale Terriers which may just be the most talented team the Bulldogs have played in quite some time. Carbondale, which is ranked third in Illinois Class 3A, blitzed the Bulldogs on Tuesday at the Field House 71-51...
Braves continue hot streak, rout East Prairie (01/14/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Since the start of the new year the Scott County Central Braves have been on a tear, beating its three opponents by a combined 188 points and scoring no fewer than 82 points in any contest. Their latest rout came Tuesday when junior Jeffery Porter's 27 points helped the Braves to a 94-41 win over visiting East Prairie...
Eagle Ridge boys basketball team falls to Kelly, continues pursuit of MSHSAA membership (01/14/15)
Eagle Ridge dropped a 70-51 to Kelly but is gaining ground on becoming an MSHSAA member.
Strong second half propels Dexter by Bloomfield 56-46 (01/14/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - Dexter Bearcats coach Josh Dowdy decided to mix things up defensively after falling behind the Bloomfield Wildcats 30-18 in the opening minute of the second half Tuesday night. "We had to mix up a few defenses to try to take away Vandiver," Dowdy said. "Pollock and Kronk did an excellent job of taking him away. It is nice to see the kids show some grit and battle back from a deficit."...
Ex-Central, Southeast basketball standout remembered as friend to all (01/14/15)
More than two decades after his basketball career had ended, Kermit Meystedt never dismissed his roots. In 1993, Meystedt put forth an idea while chatting with Terry Kitchen, who was Central High School's athletic director at the time. For years, Central teams had competed on the gym's synthetic surface at the school -- now known as Central Junior High School -- that only got harder as time wore on.
High school roundup: Central boys basketball team wins 55-54 in Kentucky (01/14/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
Senath-Hornersville wins historic overtime battle in Malden (01/14/15)
There simply aren't enough superlatives to describe Tuesday night's battle inside the Malden High School gymnasium. Instead, the facts of the game speak for themselves: Victor Dukes scored 56 points in his debut for Senath-Hornersville. Kyle Moore scored 29. Cortez Dobbins topped them both by scoring a school-record 67 points for Malden. Senath-Hornersville prevailed in overtime, 109-104, in what could be a clear signal to district and conference rivals...
Top seeds roll in Scott-Mississippi County Tournament opening round (01/13/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- With 22 points from Julia Sutterfield, the top--seeded Chaffee Lady Devils downed eighth-seeded Scott City 64-29 on Monday in the opening round of the Scott-Mississippi County Tournament. After taking a nine-point lead into the second quarter, Chaffee (10-2) out-scored the Lady Rams 21-5 in the final eight minutes of the first half to extend their lead to 25 points...
Restless Sikeston blows by NMCC 63-26 (01/13/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Before Monday, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs had played one game in 16 days. Like a caged animal waiting to escape, Sikeston was finally allowed to run wild and bolted past New Madrid County Central 63-26. "There's been a lot of practice days and it's almost to the point where you're tired of practice and you just need to play games," Sikeston head coach Matt Schonhoff said. ...
Senath-Hornersville wins historic overtime battle in Malden (01/13/15)
There simply aren't enough superlatives to describe Tuesday night's battle inside the Malden High School gymnasium. Instead, the facts of the game speak for themselves: Victor Dukes scored 56 points in his debut for Senath-Hornersville. Kyle Moore scored 29. Cortez Dobbins topped them both by scoring a school-record 67 points for Malden. Senath-Hornersville prevailed in overtime, 109-104, in what could be a clear signal to district and conference rivals...
January 13, 2015 Scoreboard (01/13/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Lady Lions fight off strong offense in win over East Carter (01/13/15)
The Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions outscored East Carter County 16-3 from the free throw line in a 40-33 victory Friday night. The victory came in spite of Megan Mullins, who led scoring with 24 points off six three pointers for East Carter. Yet, no other player scored more than 4 points, while the Lady Lions enjoyed strong offensive performances from several players. Kenzie Cantrell scored 13 points, Leighann Dinkins scored 7, and Sarah Tom scored 8...
Restless Sikeston blows by NMCC 63-26 (01/13/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Before Monday, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs had played one game in 16 days. Like a caged animal waiting to escape, Sikeston was finally allowed to run wild and bolted past New Madrid County Central 63-26. "There's been a lot of practice days and it's almost to the point where you're tired of practice and you just need to play games," Sikeston head coach Matt Schonhoff said. ...
St. Vincent boys basketball team holds off Oak Ridge in final minute (01/13/15)
OAK RIDGE -- The St. Vincent boys basketball team faced a task they had not yet confronted this season against Oak Ridge on Monday night.
Sikeston eighth graders defeat Clarkton, freshman fall to Jackson (01/13/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston eighth grade basketball team improved to 10-0 on the season with a 71-35 win over Clarkton on Monday at the Sikeston Junior High School. Sikeston led 20-10 after one quarter and 37-19 at the half before putting the Reindeer away with an 18-3 run in the third quarter...
Sikeston eighth graders defeat Clarkton, freshman fall to Jackson (01/13/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston eighth grade basketball team improved to 10-0 on the season with a 71-35 win over Clarkton on Monday at the Sikeston Junior High School. Sikeston led 20-10 after one quarter and 37-19 at the half before putting the Reindeer away with an 18-3 run in the third quarter...
St. Vincent boys basketball team holds off Oak Ridge in final minute (01/13/15)
OAK RIDGE -- The St. Vincent boys basketball team faced a task they had not yet confronted this season against Oak Ridge on Monday night.
High school roundup: Top seeds advance at Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament (01/13/15)
There were no surprises during Monday's first round of action in the Scott-Mississippi Conference girls basketball tournament as the top four seeds easily advanced to Thursday's semifinals at Thomas W. Kelly High School in Benton, Missouri. Top-seeded Chaffee coasted in its 64-29 rout of eighth-seeded Scott City as the Red Devils defeated the Rams for the third time this season. ...
Dexter girls basketball team routs Kennett 62-24 (01/13/15)
KENNETT, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball program enjoyed one of its most dominating defensive performances of the season as it led wire to wire in a 62-24 road win against district rival Kennett Monday night. "I thought we really came out and set the tone defensively at the beginning of the game," Dexter coach Chad Allen said. "I thought our full-court press was really good and really active. We created turnovers and got a lot of points off turnovers."...
Dexter girls basketball team routs Kennett 62-24 (01/13/15)
KENNETT, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball program enjoyed one of its most dominating defensive performances of the season as it led wire to wire in a 62-24 road win against district rival Kennett Monday night. "I thought we really came out and set the tone defensively at the beginning of the game," Dexter coach Chad Allen said. "I thought our full-court press was really good and really active. We created turnovers and got a lot of points off turnovers."...
KHS among first round winners at Malden JV Tournament (01/12/15)
The Kennett Indians topped South Pemiscot 58-43 on Monday to advance in the Malden JV tournament, thanks to 21 points from Patrick Maddox and a trio of scorers who combined for 24 more.
January 12, 2015 Scoreboard (01/12/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Holcomb drops homecoming game to Campbell (01/12/15)
The Holcomb Hornets celebrated homecoming Friday, but festivities were hampered by a hard-fought loss to Campbell. Holcomb played three close quarters, but things fell apart in the fourth quarter as Campbell nearly doubled their score. "I think the little things really killed us tonight," said Holcomb head coach Chris Hahn after the game. Hahn is a native of Campbell. "We tried to dribble through their pressure on their press and we ended up turning it over quite a bit."...
Dexter coach Chad Allen named Semoball Coach of the Year (01/12/15)
Dexter varsity girls basketball coach Chad Allen received his monetary award this week, after having been selected as the 2014 semoball.com Coach of the Year at the organization's annual banquet held at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau. A panel of sports writers representing southeast Missouri's five daily newspapers and broadcasters from Southeast Missouri's ESPN Sports Radio Network voted on the award...
PREP ROUNDUP: NMCC takes down Northwest, Bravettes fall to Portageville (01/10/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE CENTRAL -- Sophomore Javarcus Word scored a game-high 28 points during New Madrid County Central's 73-58 win over Northwest Academy from St. Louis Saturday at the Tiger Shootout at Cape Central High School. Seniors Willie Jimerson and Asten Newsom added 23 and 13 points...
Sikeston rebounds with 71-56 win over MICDS (01/10/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Bulldogs rebounded from a disappointing loss on Friday night with a 71-56 victory over Mary Institute and Country Day School in the 20th Annual Tiger Shootout at Cape Central High School on Saturday afternoon...
Charleston 'grows up' in 73-69 win over Sikeston at home (01/10/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Even since his sophomore season, the Sikeston Bulldogs have never had an answer for Charleston standout Delfincko Bogan. On Friday night Sikeston finally found a way to slow Bogan down but it couldn't slow down his teammates as Charleston held on for a 73-69 win over the Bulldogs in front of an overflow crowd at Charleston High School...
NMCC wears down Malden 79-65 (01/10/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- One thing New Madrid County Central likes to throw at opponents is its depth. They rotate players from wire to wire and routinely wear down the other side. That's when their top scorers -- like Willie Jimerson, Javarcus Word and Asten Newsom -- can do ultimate damage...
Douglas sinks game-winner over Bloomfield (01/10/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- No matter what happens the rest of the season, the East Prairie Eagles will be hard pressed to match the emotion shown after Friday's buzzer-beating win over the Bloomfield Wildcats. After a disastrous start when setting up a last shot, the Eagles recovered and used a little improvisation to give junior Cade Douglas an open look under the basket that banked in as time expired for a 66-65 come-from-behind win...
Sikeston rebounds with 71-56 win over MICDS (01/10/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Bulldogs rebounded from a disappointing loss on Friday night with a 71-56 victory over Mary Institute and Country Day School in the 20th Annual Tiger Shootout at Cape Central High School on Saturday afternoon...
Oran boys basketball team hangs on to defeat Saxony (01/10/15)
JACKSON -- After leading by as many as 15 points in the first half, the Oran boys basketball team saw that advantage shrink to just one point with a minute to play against host Saxony on Friday night. The Eagles made 12 of their 15 shots from the perimeter in the first half, but their outside shooting cooled down in the second half.
High school roundup: Jackson boys basketball team edges Soldan in double overtime (01/10/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Friday.
Oran boys basketball team hangs on to defeat Saxony (01/10/15)
JACKSON -- After leading by as many as 15 points in the first half, the Oran boys basketball team saw that advantage shrink to just one point with a minute to play against host Saxony on Friday night. The Eagles made 12 of their 15 shots from the perimeter in the first half, but their outside shooting cooled down in the second half.
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys basketball team claims tourney crown (01/10/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
Central boys basketball team upends Parkway South (01/10/15)
After five straight days of practice and over a week without playing a game, the Central boys basketball team was anxious to compete against someone other than themselves on Saturday. "We had a hard week of practice. Coach had us prepared to come out strong," Central senior Andre Statam said. "We just missed playing in games. Beating each other up in practice, it wasn't fun, so it was great to be able to come out here and get a chance to compete and beat other guys that aren't your teammates."...
Douglas sinks game-winner over Bloomfield (01/10/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- No matter what happens the rest of the season, the East Prairie Eagles will be hard pressed to match the emotion shown after Friday's buzzer-beating win over the Bloomfield Wildcats. After a disastrous start when setting up a last shot, the Eagles recovered and used a little improvisation to give junior Cade Douglas an open look under the basket that banked in as time expired for a 66-65 come-from-behind win...
Woodland shoots past Dexter 74-54 (01/10/15)
DEXTER -- The Woodland Cardinals outscored the Dexter Bearcats by single digits in every quarter as it secured a 74-54 road SCAA win at the Bearcat Event Center Friday night. "Our kids deserved a lot of credit," Woodland coach Logan Nutt said. "We know what we are looking for every day, whether it is practice or a game. We just want to keep improving and reach our peak in late February and early March. We gave 100 percent effort and 100 percent attitude tonight, and improved defensively...
Woodland outshoots Dexter 74-54 (01/10/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Woodland Cardinals outscored the Dexter Bearcats by single digits in every quarter as it secured a 74-54 road SCAA win at the Bearcat Event Center Friday night. "Our kids deserved a lot of credit," Woodland coach Logan Nutt said. "We know what we are looking for every day, whether it is practice or a game. We just want to keep improving and reach our peak in late February and early March. We gave 100 percent effort and 100 percent attitude tonight, and improved defensively...
East Prairie cruises by North Pemiscot 81-43 (01/09/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- Even after a week-plus layoff, the East Prairie Eagles showed no signs of rust Thursday night when taking on visiting North Pemiscot. Thanks to a hot start the Eagles built a commanding 35-point halftime lead before cruising to an 81-43 final...
January 9, 2015 Scoreboard (01/09/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team claims Delta title with win over Puxico (01/09/15)
DELTA, Mo. -- For the second straight night, the Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team's defense was out in full force. The top-seeded Crusaders forced a season-high 41 turnovers and only allowed second-seeded Puxico to take 18 shots from the field in a 69-23 victory over the Indians to claim the Delta New Year's Tournament championship on Thursday night at Delta High School.
High school roundup: Chaffee girls basketball team topples South Pemiscot (01/09/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
High school roundup: Chaffee girls basketball team topples South Pemiscot (01/09/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
Delta New Years Tournament roundup: Oran girls basketball team downs Meadow Heights for third place (01/09/15)
Allie Cummins scored a game-high 16 points as the fourth-seeded Oran Eagles girls basketball team trounced the sixth-seeded Meadow Heights Panthers 48-17 for third place in the Delta New Years Tournament.
Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team claims Delta title with win over Puxico (01/09/15)
DELTA, Mo. -- For the second straight night, the Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team's defense was out in full force. The top-seeded Crusaders forced a season-high 41 turnovers and only allowed second-seeded Puxico to take 18 shots from the field in a 69-23 victory over the Indians to claim the Delta New Year's Tournament championship on Thursday night at Delta High School.
Sikeston freshman and eighth grade basketball teams take down Cape Central (01/09/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston freshman basketball team took down visiting Cape Central 61-42 Thursday. Don Larry led the way with 18 points and Austin Branch added 14 for Sikeston, who improved to 3-1 on the year. CAPE CENTRAL (42) -- Parker 9, Carter 11, Margenthaler 9, A. Harris 11, E. Harris 2. FG 18 FT 2-12 F 18. (3-pointers: Carter 1, Margenthaler 3. Fouled out: none.)...
Sikeston freshman and eighth grade basketball teams take down Cape Central (01/09/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston freshman basketball team took down visiting Cape Central 61-42 Thursday. Don Larry led the way with 18 points and Austin Branch added 14 for Sikeston, who improved to 3-1 on the year. CAPE CENTRAL (42) -- Parker 9, Carter 11, Margenthaler 9, A. Harris 11, E. Harris 2. FG 18 FT 2-12 F 18. (3-pointers: Carter 1, Margenthaler 3. Fouled out: none.)...
Saxony girls basketball team routs Oran, advances to Delta championship (01/08/15)
DELTA, Mo. -- Top-seeded Saxony Lutheran cruised to an easy win over Oran behind a strong performance from Raegan Wieser and an even stronger defense on Wednesday night. The junior scored a game-high 18 points, shot 69 percent from the field (9 of 13) and had eight steals to help the Crusaders maintain their unblemished record in a 60-24 victory over the No. 4 Eagles in a Delta New Year's Tournament semifinal...
Meadow Heights girls basketball team falls to Puxico in Delta semifinal (01/08/15)
DELTA, Mo. -- In a game that featured 13 lead changes in the first half, the third-seeded Meadow Heights girls basketball team felt good going into halftime down by just six points against No. 2 Puxico. However, a bad shooting performance and a failure to stop the Indians 9-3 run to start the second half led to a 57-50 loss for the Panthers in a Delta New Year's Tournament semifinal on Wednesday night...
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Oran's Jacob Priggel (01/08/15)
Senior Jacob Priggel scored 28 points to lead the Oran Eagles to a 61-58 win over the Woodland Cardinals on Friday at Oran High School. Priggel scored eight of his points in the fourth quarter as the Eagles erased a seven-point halftime deficit to come away with the victory. Priggel was a perfect 6 of 6 from the free-throw line in the final period...
Dexter girls overtake Farmington late 46-41 (01/08/15)
The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball program did not allow a field goal in the final five minutes of regulation Thursday night as it rallied from 40-38 fourth-quarter deficit to beat Farmington 46-41...
Lady Indians face issues in win over Malden, 44-28 (01/08/15)
The Malden Green Wave brought quite a fight to the Lady Indians on Thursday night. Malden possessed enough power in the paint to keep Heidi Shetley at bay for parts of the game, but she eventually found her way to the basket while Dakayla Duckworth filled in the gaps.
Lady Indians face issues in win over Malden, 44-28 (01/08/15)
The Malden Green Wave brought quite a fight to the Lady Indians on Thursday night. Malden possessed enough power in the paint to keep Heidi Shetley at bay for parts of the game, but she eventually found her way to the basket while Dakayla Duckworth filled in the gaps.
Dexter girls overtake Farmington late 46-41 (01/08/15)
The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball program did not allow a field goal in the final five minutes of regulation Thursday night as it rallied from 40-38 fourth-quarter deficit to beat Farmington 46-41...
PREP ROUNDUP: Dexter slips past Farmington, Oran nabs third at Delta tourney (01/09/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- The Dexter Lady Bearcats held off visiting Farmington 46-41 Thursday at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter. Melanie McKuin scored a team-high 12 points while Hannah Thurmon added seven points, 11 rebounds and four steals...
January 8, 2015 Scoreboard (01/08/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston dominates at quad-meet, Bravettes advance (01/08/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com MARION, Ill. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs' wrestling team continued its recent hot streak on Wednesday with a sweep of the competition at a quad-meet in Marion, Ill. The Bulldogs took down Poplar Bluff 53-21, Carterville, Ill., 60-13 and host Marion County, Ill., 52-15...
Meadow Heights girls basketball team falls to Puxico in Delta semifinal (01/08/15)
DELTA, Mo. -- In a game that featured 13 lead changes in the first half, the third-seeded Meadow Heights girls basketball team felt good going into halftime down by just six points against No. 2 Puxico. However, a bad shooting performance and a failure to stop the Indians 9-3 run to start the second half led to a 57-50 loss for the Panthers in a Delta New Year's Tournament semifinal on Wednesday night...
High school roundup: Saxony boys basketball team falls to St. Pius (01/08/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
Backboard camera action from Richland-Woodland varsity boys basketball game Tuesday night (01/08/15)
Woodland 85, Richland 57 Zach Beel paced Woodland in an 85-57 win at Richland Tuesday night. Garret REynolds added 15 more points for the Cardinals. Marcus Grayson led all scorers with 27 points for Richland. Josh Thornton tallied 14 points and Skyler Harper calculated 11 points for the Rebels...
Big first half sends Scott City boys basketball team past Advance (01/07/15)
SCOTT CITY -- It didn't matter who the visitors were in the first half of Scott City's game Tuesday night. They likely would've been in trouble. The Rams jumped out to a 19-6 lead in the first quarter, staved off a fourth-quarter rally and held on to defeat Advance 69-56 in a boys basketball game.
PREP ROUNDUP: Jimerson's 41 backs NMCC win, Dexter falls on the road (01/07/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com KENNETT -- Led by Willie Jimerson's 41 points, the New Madrid County Central Eagles held off Kennett 70-63 on the road Tuesday. Jimerson went 6 for 10 at the free throw line in the fourth quarter, which was tied at 61-all with less than three minutes to go...
Bogan, Bluejays prep for rival during 89-46 victory over Doniphan (01/07/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Moments after topping all scorers with 34 points, Charleston's Delfincko Bogan had the upcoming matchup against Sikeston on his mind. He thought of the 89-46 win over visiting Doniphan Tuesday night as a tuneup for Charleston's arch rival and did all he could to help himself and his teammates prepare for the always anticipated SEMO Conference battle...
Late foul strategy falls short in Oran's 65-58 loss to Bernie (01/07/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- With a chance to extend their winning streak to five games, the Oran Eagles found themselves facing a nine-point deficit midway through the fourth quarter against visiting Bernie on Tuesday. Though a quick rally sprung the Eagles back within one possession in the closing minutes, the Mules hit just enough free throws to hold for a 65-58 win...
Lady Bulldogs edged by Farmington 49-46 (01/07/15)
FARMINGTON -- Turnovers prevented the Farmington girls basketball team from pulling away, and also stopped visiting Sikeston from ultimately completing a comeback on Monday night. The Knights survived an anxious final minute, and prevailed 49-46 for their third consecutive victory as both teams returned to the court from a lengthy holiday break...
Lady Bulldogs edged by Farmington 49-46 (01/07/15)
FARMINGTON -- Turnovers prevented the Farmington girls basketball team from pulling away, and also stopped visiting Sikeston from ultimately completing a comeback on Monday night. The Knights survived an anxious final minute, and prevailed 49-46 for their third consecutive victory as both teams returned to the court from a lengthy holiday break...
Perryville spoils Dexter's strong start (01/07/15)
The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball program opened the second half of the season with an electric start but came up short in its bid to secure a road win against district rival Perryville Tuesday night...
Bernie, Bloomfield collect boys basketball wins (01/07/15)
ORAN, Mo. - The Bernie varsity boys improved to 11-1 with a 65-58 road win at Oran Tuesday. "Tough road win tonight," Bernie coach Brad Botsch said in a press release. "We didn't play particularly well and missed a lot of free throws down the stretch. ...
Perryville spoils Dexter's strong start (01/07/15)
The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball program opened the second half of the season with an electric start but came up short in its bid to secure a road win against district rival Perryville Tuesday night...
Big first half sends Scott City boys basketball team past Advance (01/07/15)
SCOTT CITY -- It didn't matter who the visitors were in the first half of Scott City's game Tuesday night. They likely would've been in trouble. The Rams jumped out to a 19-6 lead in the first quarter, staved off a fourth-quarter rally and held on to defeat Advance 69-56 in a boys basketball game...
KHS loses close battle against New Madrid County Central (01/06/15)
Following their second place finish at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament, the Kennett Indians went back to the drawing board to right the wrongs that cost them the title.
KHS loses close battle against New Madrid County Central (01/06/15)
Following their second place finish at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament, the Kennett Indians went back to the drawing board to right the wrongs that cost them the title.
Hayti towers over Senath-Hornersville, 72-57 (01/06/15)
The Hayti Indians struggled in the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament, despite being handed the first place seed. After a long weekend of play, they were forced to settle with a fourth place finish after losing to the tournament hosts.
High school roundup: Bernie boys basketball team follows up Christmas title with win over Oran (01/06/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
January 6, 2015 Scoreboard (01/06/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Saxony girls roll into semis at Delta tournament (01/06/15)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
Chaffee girls basketball team uses strong second half to top Kelly (01/06/15)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- The Chaffee girls basketball team has relied on its good outside shooting and fast break offense to provide wins all season.
Chaffee girls basketball team uses strong second half to top Kelly (01/06/15)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- The Chaffee girls basketball team has relied on its good outside shooting and fast break offense to provide wins all season.
High school roundup: Saxony girls roll into semis at Delta tournament (01/06/15)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
SoutheastHEALTH presents sportsmanship award to Scott County Central's Blissett (01/06/15)
SoutheastHEALTH presented its Sportsmanship Award to Scott County Central High School boys basketball player Matthew Blissett at the 2014 Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament on Tuesday night, Dec. 30, at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau. The annual award recognizes a student who displays success on the court, in the classroom and in the community...
Shetley's 31 propels Kennett over Senath-Hornersville (01/05/15)
Heidi Shetley came through with another dominant performance on Monday night, as the Lady Indians hosted Senath-Hornersville in their first game back from winter break.
Shetley's 31 propels Kennett over Senath-Hornersville (01/05/15)
Heidi Shetley came through with another dominant performance on Monday night, as the Lady Indians hosted Senath-Hornersville in their first game back from winter break.
High school roundup: Undefeated Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team cruises past Poplar Bluff (01/04/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Friday.
Priggel scores 28, Oran takes down Woodland 61-58 (01/03/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Just a few days after claiming the consolation championship at the Southeast Missouri Christmas Tournament, the Oran Eagles looked to be in trouble against visiting Woodland Friday as they trailed by 13 points late in the first half...
Stout defense leads Charleston to 62-27 win over Delta (01/03/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- If anyone knows what the Charleston Lady Bluejays must do to expect wins its senior Sierra Frazier. The 5-0 guard has been a staple for Charleston since seeing varsity time as a freshman and she routinely spearheads the Lady Bluejays' most deadly weapon...
Helias Catholic stifles Central boys basketball team (01/03/15)
When the Central boys basketball team has played its best this season, the Tigers have gotten looks in transition and have been able to make big stops on the other end of the floor. The Tigers found out what happens when they're unsuccessful at both against Helias Catholic on Friday night...
Helias Catholic stifles Central boys basketball team (01/03/15)
When the Central boys basketball team has played its best this season, the Tigers have gotten looks in transition and have been able to make big stops on the other end of the floor. The Tigers found out what happens when they're unsuccessful at both against Helias Catholic on Friday night...
Bloomfield Wildcats secure best finish since 1966 at Christmas Tournament (01/03/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The unprecedented success continued for the Bloomfield Wildcats at its own tournament Tuesday night as it secured a 64-61 victory against the top-seeded Hayti Indians in the third-place game. No. 7 seeded Bloomfield (7-3) went 3-1 at its own 16-team tournament and secured its best finish at the event since it finished first in 1966. ...
January 2, 2015 Scoreboard (01/02/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Bernie claims fourth Bloomfield Christmas Tournament title in school history (12/31/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - A trip back to the championship with a more appealing outcome became a high objective for the Bernie Mules as soon as they laid eyes on the 2014 Bloomfield Christmas Tournament bracket. "We worked really hard and we thought we could win this tournament coming in," Bernie senior Caleb Ellenburg said. ...
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Notre Dame's Quinn Poythress (01/01/15)
Notre Dame senior Quinn Poythress scored 21 points to lead the third-seeded Bulldogs to a 72-55 win over the second-seeded Central Tigers in a championship semifinal of the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament on Monday at the Show Me Center. The 6-foot-7 Poythress is one of 11 seniors on the Notre Dame squad this season. He scored 19 of his points in the second half of Monday's game. The win advanced Notre Dame to Tuesday's championship game against top-seeded Jackson...
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Notre Dame boys basketball team edges Jackson in title game (12/31/14)
The third-seeded Bulldogs staved off a rally from top-seeded and defending champion Jackson 60-58 to claim the title.
Braves suffer lopsided defeat to Cape Central in third place game (12/31/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- After falling by a lopsided margin to top-seeded Jackson in the semifinal round, fourth-seeded Scott County Central was looking to bounce back with a big win in the third place game in the 70th Annual Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament...
East Prairie misfires during consolation title game at Bloomfield (12/31/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- After a strong two-game showing to stay alive in the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament, the East Prairie Eagles would probably like to quickly forget Tuesday's consolation championship game against Puxico. Trailing from start to finish, the Eagles suffered an 88-52 turbo-clocked loss that gave the Indians their second-straight consolation title...
Bernie-Kennett Bloomfield Christmas Tournament championship materializes again (12/30/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The stage is set for the third Bernie-Kennett Bloomfield Christmas Tournament championship in the last six years. The No. 4 seeded Bernie Mules secured their second straight appearance in Tuesday's 8:30 p.m. title game with a 45-38 semifinal victory against top-seeded Hayti Monday...
Submitted announcement: 53rd annual Chester Invitational boys basketball Tournament (12/31/14)
53rd annual Chester Invitational boys basketball Tournament Team listed first will be home team on scoreboard. Chester will always be home team on scoreboard and will sit on north bench. Monday, January 12, 2015 Game 1 - Valle Catholic (Ste. Genevieve, MO) vs Cobden - 6:00pm...
Hayti regroup after fourth place BCT finish (12/31/14)
The Hayti Indians entered the 2014 Bloomfield Christmas Tournament with the first place seed, but on Tuesday night they could only hope to finish third. Those hopes were dashed by the tournament hosts, who made history by becoming the lowest ranked team to finish in third place.
Hayti regroup after fourth place BCT finish (12/31/14)
The Hayti Indians entered the 2014 Bloomfield Christmas Tournament with the first place seed, but on Tuesday night they could only hope to finish third. Those hopes were dashed by the tournament hosts, who made history by becoming the lowest ranked team to finish in third place.
Kennett eye improvements following tournament loss (12/31/14)
In their sixth consecutive appearance Bloomfield Christmas Tournament championship game, the Bernie's impressive offense proved too much for the Kennett Indians. Kennett battled hard throughout the game but ultimately lost 49-45.
Braves suffer lopsided defeat to Cape Central in third place game (12/31/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- After falling by a lopsided margin to top-seeded Jackson in the semifinal round, fourth-seeded Scott County Central was looking to bounce back with a big win in the third place game in the 70th Annual Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament...
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Notre Dame boys basketball team edges Jackson in title game (12/31/14)
The third-seeded Bulldogs staved off a rally from top-seeded and defending champion Jackson 60-58 to claim the title.
High school roundup: Perryville boys basketball team upsets Crystal City in consolation semifinal (12/31/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Central claims 3rd place with win over Braves (12/31/14)
Cape Central coach Drew Church was pleased with the way his team competed on Tuesday night, which was something he couldn't say a day earlier when the Tigers were blown out in a Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament semifinal. Trailing by one point at the end of the first quarter, second-seeded Cape Central used a 18-2 run to pull away for a 79-53 victory over No. 4 Scott County Central in the third-place game on Tuesday night at the Show Me Center...
Bernie-Kennett Bloomfield Christmas Tournament championship materializes again (12/31/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The stage is set for the third Bernie-Kennett Bloomfield Christmas Tournament championship in the last six seasons. The No. 4 seeded Bernie Mules secured their second straight appearance in Tuesday's 8:30 p.m. title game with a 45-38 semifinal victory against top-seeded Hayti Monday victory...
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Charleston outlasts Woodland for 5th place (12/31/14)
Tuesday night's fifth-place contest of the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament was an important gauge for both the fifth-seeded Charleston Bluejays and the sixth-seeded Woodland Cardinals, who will compete in the same district later in the year...
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Oran claims consolation title over Bell City (12/31/14)
The Eagles turned to senior Jacob Priggel, who scored 18 of his game-high 26 points in the second half and led Oran to a 58-51 win over Bell City.
Puxico routs East Prairie in consolation final at Bloomfield (12/30/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Puxico Indians experienced little difficulty securing its second straight consolation title at the 16-team Bloomfield Christmas Tournament Tuesday afternoon. No. 10 seeded Puxico outscored No. 12 seeded East Prairie by at least seven points in every quarter...
Sikeston falls to Ft. Zumwalt South 82-80 in overtime during St. Dominic finale (12/30/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com O'FALLON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs have had some thrilling finishes in the St. Dominic Christmas Tournament, but Monday night's championship game against Fort Zumwalt South may have been the most exciting yet. But this time it wasn't the Bulldogs hoisting the championship plaque as top-seeded Zumwalt South pulled out an 82-80 overtime victory in the 21st year of the tournament...
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Oran claims consolation title over Bell City (12/30/14)
The Eagles turned to senior Jacob Priggel, who scored 18 of his game-high 26 points in the second half and led Oran to a 58-51 win over Bell City.
Box score: (3) Notre Dame 60, (1) Jackson 58 (12/30/14)
NOTRE DAME (60) -- Tanner Shively 21, Quinn Poythress 17, Grant Ressel 8, Blake Bauwens 4, Thomas Himmelberg 3, Brendan Boswell 3, Dean Crippen 2, Ross Essner 2. FG 23, FT 6-11, F 13. (3-pointers: Shively 2, Boswell 1, Ressel 1, Poythress 1. Fouled out: none.)...
Box score: (2) Central 79, (4) Scott County Central 53 (12/30/14)
SCC (53) -- Javonta Daniel 15, Jeffery Porter 14, Matthew Blissett 9, Tre Moore 7, Drake Kesler 4, Skylar Lemons 2. FG 23, FT 6-11, F 13. (3-pointers: Moore 1. Fouled out: none.) CENTRAL (79) -- Andre Statam 25, Al Young 19, Kway'Chon Chisom 18, Peyton Montgomery 9, Tevyn Wright-Hunt 2, Chase Hagerty 2, Kaleb Ward 2, Garrett Jackson 2. FG 34, FT 7-8, F 13. (3-pointers: Statam 3, Montgomery 1. Fouled out: none.)...
Puxico routs East Prairie in consolation final at Bloomfield (12/30/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Puxico Indians experienced little difficulty securing its second straight consolation title at the 16-team Bloomfield Christmas Tournament Tuesday afternoon. No. 10 seeded Puxico outscored No. 12 seeded East Prairie by at least seven points in every quarter...
Box score: (5) Charleston 89, (6) Woodland 80 (12/30/14)
WOODLAND (80) -- Evan Grindstaff 3, Jake Long 2, Garret Reynolds 27, Tyler Womack 4, Zach Beel 33, Devon Gramlisch 2, Michael McCormick 9. FG 26, FT 24-30, F 22. (3-pointers: Grindstaff, Reynolds, Beel, McCormick. Fouled out: Landon Johnson.) CHARLESTON (89) -- Jaqueles Biles 2, Dontarius Sharp 12, Delfincko Bogan 40, Demarcus Sharp 10, Tennerius Ewing 13, Tyler Craig 12. FG 27, FT 26-30, F 22. (3-pointers: Don. Sharp 4, Bogan 2, Dem. Sharp 2, Ewing. Fouled out: Dem. Sharp.)...
Box score: (9) Oran 58, (11) Bell City 51 (12/30/14)
BELL CITY (51) -- Cole Nichols 14, Bobby Wright 9, Koltren Siebert 8, Nate Finney 6, Austin Hicks 5, Peyton Maddox 5. FG 17, FT 10-17, F 18. (3-pointers: Wright 3, Nichols 2, Siebert 1, Hicks 1. Fouled out: Nate Finney.) ORAN (58) -- Jacob Priggel 26, Max Priggel 15, Hunter Schlosser 9, Garrison Mangels 6. FG 22, FT 11-16, F 16. (3-pointers: Max Priggel 3. Fouled out: none.)...
Kennett earn place in sixth consecutive BCT final (12/30/14)
The Kennett Indians have battled their way into their sixth consecutive final at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament.
Kennett earn place in sixth consecutive BCT final (12/30/14)
The Kennett Indians have battled their way into their sixth consecutive final at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament.
Hayti falls to Bernie in BCT semifinal, 45-38 (12/30/14)
The Hayti Indians entered the 2014 Bloomfield Christmas Tournament with the first place seed, but on Tuesday night they can only hope to finish third.
Hayti falls to Bernie in BCT semifinal, 45-38 (12/30/14)
The Hayti Indians entered the 2014 Bloomfield Christmas Tournament with the first place seed, but on Tuesday night they can only hope to finish third.
Sikeston falls to Ft. Zumwalt South 82-80 in overtime during St. Dominic finale (12/30/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com O'FALLON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs have had some thrilling finishes in the St. Dominic Christmas Tournament, but Monday night's championship game against Fort Zumwalt South may have been the most exciting yet. But this time it wasn't the Bulldogs hoisting the championship plaque as top-seeded Zumwalt South pulled out an 82-80 overtime victory in the 21st year of the tournament...
Strong second half lifts Oran past Kelly into consolation final (12/30/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The ninth-seeded Oran Eagles used a 13-6 third quarter to pull away for a 59-52 win in a consolation semifinal of the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament on Monday at the Show Me Center. Oran (6-4) trailed only twice in the contest but struggled on the glass against a bigger Kelly (3-7) squad...
Braves routed by Jackson 72-47 in tournament semifinals (12/30/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- After struggling to find a groove early in their previous game against Scott City, Jackson coach Darrin Scott needed to find a way to motivate the top-seeded Indians before their meeting with No. 4 Scott County Central. Scott's pregame message to his players and the realization that they were one win away from the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament championship game was all it took to get the Indians going...
Braves routed by Jackson 72-47 in tournament semifinals (12/30/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- After struggling to find a groove early in their previous game against Scott City, Jackson coach Darrin Scott needed to find a way to motivate the top-seeded Indians before their meeting with No. 4 Scott County Central. Scott's pregame message to his players and the realization that they were one win away from the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament championship game was all it took to get the Indians going...
Strong second half lifts Oran past Kelly into consolation final (12/30/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The ninth-seeded Oran Eagles used a 13-6 third quarter to pull away for a 59-52 win in a consolation semifinal of the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament on Monday at the Show Me Center. Oran (6-4) trailed only twice in the contest but struggled on the glass against a bigger Kelly (3-7) squad...
Bluejays cruise past Scott City into fifth-place game (12/30/14)
Scott City coach Mark Dannenmueller and the Rams got an up close look at just how fast and dominant Charleston can be on Monday night. The fifth-seeded Bluejays jumped out to an early 10-point lead in the first quarter and never looked back in a 95-66 win over No. 8 Scott City in a fifth-place semifinal of the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament at the Show Me Center...
Malden eliminates Dexter from Bloomfield Christmas Tournament (12/29/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - Dexter suffered a 56-43 elimination loss to No. 2 seeded Malden in a fifth-place semifinal Monday night at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament. Neither team led by more than five points in the first three quarters The game was tied at 35-35 at the start of the fourth period...
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Notre Dame pounds Central 72-55 (12/30/14)
The Notre Dame boys basketball team wasn't about to let a shot at the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament title slip away Monday night. The third-seeded Bulldogs pounced on No. 2 Central early and advanced to Tuesday's championship game with a 72-55 defeat of the Tigers.
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Notre Dame pounds Central 72-55 (12/30/14)
The Notre Dame boys basketball team wasn't about to let a shot at the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament title slip away Monday night. The third-seeded Bulldogs pounced on No. 2 Central early and advanced to Tuesday's championship game with a 72-55 defeat of the Tigers.
High school roundup: Perryville boys basketball team records tourney victory (12/30/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Monday.
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Charleston races past Scott City and into fifth-place game (12/29/14)
The fifth-seeded Bluejays jumped out to an early 10-point lead in the first quarter and never looked back in a 95-66 win over No. 8 Scott City.
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Oran advances to consolation final with win over Kelly (12/29/14)
The ninth-seeded Oran Eagles used a 13-6 third quarter to pull away for a 59-52 win in a consolation semifinal of the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament on Monday.
Oran junior continues playing basketball after suffering devastating injury (12/29/14)
Blake Schlitt lost his left hand a little over a year ago, but he never even considered not returning to the Eagles' basketball team.
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Jackson topples Scott County Central (12/29/14)
After struggling to find a groove early in their previous game against Scott City, Jackson coach Darrin Scott needed to find a way to motivate the top-seeded Indians before their meeting with No. 4 Scott County Central.
PREP ROUNDUP: Bernie, Kennett advance to Bloomfield tournament finals (12/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- It took overtime, but the Bernie Mules are back in the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament semifinals. After missing a buzzer beater in regulation the Mules outscored top-seeded Hayti in overtime 9-2 for a 45-38 win...
Dexter falls to Malden in fifth-place semifinals at Bloomfield (12/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- Despite going in the fourth quarter knotted up with Malden on Monday, Dexter's limited depth caught up with them in the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament fifth-place bracket semifinals. Unable to match the Green Wave's depth, the Bearcats were outscored 21-8 in the fourth quarter to end their tournament run with a 56-43 loss...
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Bell City surges ahead of Meadow Heights early, advances to consolation final (12/29/14)
The 10th-seeded Meadow Heights cut its deficit to three points midway through the fourth quarter, but No. 11 Bell City answered by closing out the period on a 17-2 run and cruising to a 74-56 win.
NMCC wins bracket, drops Championship Plus to Morgan Park at Carbondale (12/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The talent that spread throughout Morgan Park's lineup may have been deeper, but the New Madrid County Central Eagles didn't let that deter their fight. Down by as much as 20 at one point, the Eagles clawed back to give the two-time Illinois state champions a scare late in the fourth but eventually fell 85-75 to Chicago Morgan Park during the Championship Plus at the Carbondale Holiday Tournament at SIU Arena in Carbondale Sunday night...
No. 6 Dexter nearly pulls off upset against No. 3 Kennett (12/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- After watching seventh-seeded Bloomfield stun second-seeded Malden, the Dexter Bearcats looked ready to pull off a second-straight upset Saturday night at the Bloomfield Christmad Tournament. Unfortunately for the sixth-seeded Bearcats, a few late rebounds proved to be the difference in game where third-seeded Kennett held on for a 42-41 quarterfinal win...
Complete-game performance propels Bernie past Twin Rivers, back to BCT semifinals (12/28/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The No. 4 seeded Bernie Mules never trailed by more than two points in the first half and took control early in the second half in a 51-36 victory against the No. 5 seeded Twin Rivers Royals Saturday night. "I thought it was probably one of the most complete games we played all year," Bernie coach Brad Botsch said. ...
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Jackson topples Scott County Central (12/29/14)
After struggling to find a groove early in their previous game against Scott City, Jackson coach Darrin Scott needed to find a way to motivate the top-seeded Indians before their meeting with No. 4 Scott County Central.
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Woodland edges Advance 56-52 (12/29/14)
Sixth-seeded Woodland advanced to the fifth-place game with a 56-52 win against No. 7 Advance on Monday.
Box score: (3) Notre Dame 72, (2) Central 55 (12/29/14)
NOTRE DAME (72) -- Quinn Poythress 21, Grant Ressel 14, Tanner Shively 13, Blake Bauwens 9, Dean Crippen 7, Thomas Himmelberg 5, Brendan Boswell 3. FG 28, FT 10-10, F 24. (3-pointers: Bauwens 3, Ressel 2, Boswell 1. Fouled out: none.) CENTRAL (55) -- Al Young 24, Peyton Montgomery 11, Kway'Chon Chisom 8, Chase Hagerty 5, Nikylus Thompson 3, Jalen Reddin 3, Andre Statam 1. FG 14, FT 23-36, F 16. (3-pointers: Young 2, Montgomery 1, Reddin 1. Fouled out: none.)...
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Oran advances to consolation final with win over Kelly (12/29/14)
The ninth-seeded Oran Eagles used a 13-6 third quarter to pull away for a 59-52 win in a consolation semifinal of the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament on Monday.
Box score: (1) Jackson 72, (4) Scott County Central 47 (12/29/14)
SCC (47) -- Jeffery Porter 18. Javonta Daniel 17, Tre Moore 7, Matt Blissett 5. FG 17, FT 12-17, F 15 (3-pointers: Moore. Fouled out: none) JACKSON (72) -- Blake Reynolds 24, Braden Wendel 19, Jacob Smith 11, Connor Shepard 8, Jacob Friess 6, Garrett Walker 2, Stephen Irons 2. FG 30, FT 6-13, F 17. (3-pointers: 1. Fouled out: none)...
Lady Bulldogs win St. Dominic Christmas Tournament consolation championship (12/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com O'FALLON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs basketball team finished off its run in the 21st Annual St. Dominic Christmas Tournament with a consolation championship victory over Timberland, upsetting the fifth-seeded Wolves 52-40 on Monday morning at St. Dominic High School...
Box score: (5) Charleston 95, (8) Scott City 66 (12/29/14)
SCOTT CITY (66) -- Braden Cox 20, Trent Pobst 15, Dylan Keller 9, Isiah Berry 7, Brock Uelsman 7, David Smith 4, Ty Wilthong 2. FG 22, FT 20-38, F15. (3-pointers: Keller 1, Pobst 1. Fouled out: Pobst) CHARLESTON (95) -- Delfincko Bogan 32, Demarcus Sharp 18, Mardareyon Clark 10, Jeremy Tucker 10, Dontarius Sharp 8, Tenerrious Ewing 7, Tyler Craig 6, Darron Howard 4. FG 37, FT 14-17, F 26. (3-pointers: Don. Sharp 2, Bogan 2, Dem. Sharp 2. Fouled out: none)...