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Relaxed but focused Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team has special relationship -- and bet -- with coach Sam Sides (03/05/15)
While winning the program's first title remains the ultimate goal for Saxony, there are many driving factors that have helped make that goal a very real possibility, including one that will keep the Crusaders both focused and laughing right up until they hoist the state trophy.
Change of site not a concern for SCC in sectional (03/05/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Much like the weather has put a delay in local sectional play, the Scott County Central Braves were forced to wait awhile before they could find out their opponent in the opening round if the Class 2 state tournament...
Winter weather forces changes to basketball playoffs (03/05/15)
A winter storm moved through the area Wednesday, forcing schedule and location changes for several high school basketball sectional games.
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Scott County Central's Jeffery Porter (03/05/15)
Scott County Central's Jeffery Porter scored a game-high 39 points to lead the top-seeded Braves to a 73-63 win over the second-seeded Bernie Mules in the Class 2 District 1 championship Friday in Bloomfield, Missouri. "He's our playmaker," SCC senior forward Matthew Blissett said about Porter. "He's the guy we look to when we need some buckets."...
NMCC, Charleston to meet in first-ever sectional (03/04/15)
In a rivalry as old as Charleston and New Madrid County Central's, there are not a lot of firsts still to be had. Yet after all the years of battling each other for district titles the two teams will meet for the first time ever during for a sectional game.
Mitchell leads Sikeston to memorable district semifinal win over Notre Dame (03/04/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Notre Dame was on the cusp of giving Sikeston yet another district tournament send-off. Allie Ziegler was willing her team with all she could muster by giving underdog Notre Dame a two-point lead with three minutes remaining...
Dexter breezes past Cape Central and into district finals (03/04/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Dexter is back in very familiar territory. For the eighth-straight year the Bearcats will play for a district championship after cruising past Cape Central 66-30 Tuesday night at the Sikeston Field House during the Class 4, District 1 tournament semifinals...
Naylor's strong second half finishes Oran in sectional (03/04/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- For most of the first half it looked like Oran was going to threaten Class 1 power-house Naylor's five-year winning streak in the local sectional. A strong finish to the second quarter, followed by a dominant second half however saw Naylor book their sixth-straight trip to the quarterfinals with a 59-31 final Tuesday at Bloomfield High School...
Jackson boys basketball team routs Fox to advance to district championship (03/04/15)
The Jackson boys basketball team arranged a rematch with the top-seeded Poplar Bluff Mules with a 71-36 victory over host Fox in the semifinals of the Class 5 District 1 tournament Tuesday in Arnold, Missouri. Senior Blake Reynolds scored a game-high 21 points for the second-seeded Indians, who improved to 22-6 and will face Poplar Bluff in the championship game at 7 p.m. Thursday...
Central girls basketball team's season ends with loss to Dexter (03/04/15)
Dexter, the top-seeded team in the district, jumped out to a 26-9 lead after one period and methodically eliminated the fourth-seeded Tigers 66-30 at the Sikeston Field House.
Oran girls basketball team falls to Naylor in sectional play (03/04/15)
Oran committed 11 of its 35 turnovers in the second quarter, during which Naylor outscored Oran 18-10 before cruising to a 59-31 win.
Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team begins sectional play today (03/04/15)
Led by a group of eight juniors, the Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team heads into its Class 3 sectional with three consecutive district crowns.
Relaxed but focused Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team has special relationship -- and bet -- with coach Sam Sides (03/04/15)
While winning the program's first title remains the ultimate goal for Saxony, there are many driving factors that have helped make that goal a very real possibility, including one that will keep the Crusaders both focused and laughing right up until they hoist the state trophy.
Advance makes state quarterfinals for second consecutive season after 53-45 win over Gideon (03/04/15)
BLOOMFIELD -- It took one shot for the Advance boys basketball team to seal the deal against Gideon on Tuesday. Trailing by one point with less than a minute remaining in the game, the Hornets took their time to find that shot. After moving the ball around the perimeter, Preston Wuebker found some separation and pulled up from the top left of the key...
Naylor's strong second half finishes Oran in sectional (03/04/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- For most of the first half it looked like Oran was going to threaten Class 1 power-house Naylor's five-year winning streak in the local sectional. A strong finish to the second quarter, followed by a dominant second half however saw Naylor book their sixth-straight trip to the quarterfinals with a 59-31 final Tuesday at Bloomfield High School...
Advance makes state quarterfinals for second consecutive season after 53-45 win over Gideon (03/04/15)
BLOOMFIELD -- It took one shot for the Advance boys basketball team to seal the deal against Gideon on Tuesday. Trailing by one point with less than a minute remaining in the game, the Hornets took their time to find that shot. After moving the ball around the perimeter, Preston Wuebker found some separation and pulled up from the top left of the key...
Central girls basketball team's season ends with loss to Dexter (03/04/15)
Dexter, the top-seeded team in the district, jumped out to a 26-9 lead after one period and methodically eliminated the fourth-seeded Tigers 66-30 at the Sikeston Field House.
Oran girls basketball team falls to Naylor in sectional play (03/04/15)
Oran committed 11 of its 35 turnovers in the second quarter, during which Naylor outscored Oran 18-10 before cruising to a 59-31 win.
Sikeston girls basketball team denies Notre Dame's comeback attempt (03/04/15)
No. 2 Sikeston defeated No. 3 Notre Dame 58-49 to advance to the Class 4 District 1 championship.
Sikeston girls basketball team denies Notre Dame's comeback attempt (03/04/15)
No. 2 Sikeston defeated No. 3 Notre Dame 58-49 to advance to the Class 4 District 1 championship.
Dexter girls cruise by Cape Central, back to district championship (03/04/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Dexter is back in very familiar territory. For the eighth-straight year the Bearcats will play for a district championship after cruising past Cape Central 66-30 Tuesday night at the Sikeston Field House during the Class 4, District 1 tournament semifinals...
Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team begins sectional play today (03/04/15)
Led by a group of eight juniors, the Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team heads into its Class 3 sectional with three consecutive district crowns.
Advance boys basketball team makes state quarterfinals for second consecutive season (03/04/15)
Preston Wuebker scored the go-ahead basket with 31 seconds left, and the Hornets defeated Gideon 53-45 in a Class 1 sectional on Tuesday at Bloomfield High School.
PATIENCE PREVAILS: Advance offense earns repeat trip to Elite 8, passes Gideon in final minute 53-45 (03/04/15)
After Brian Buchanan drained a 2-point field goal to put Gideon on top of Advance 45-44 with 1:18 remaining in a Class 1 sectional Advance coach Bubba Wheetley elected to run his motion offense as opposed to burn his final timeout...
Jackson girls basketball team takes care of Poplar Bluff in overtime (03/03/15)
ARNOLD, Mo. -- Cassidi Tomsu saved Jackson's season. The senior sank a game-tying 3-pointer at the buzzer to force overtime and hit the go-ahead basket with 23 seconds left, lifting the Indians to a 53-49 win over Poplar Bluff.
Perryville boys basketball team falls to Kennett in district opener (03/03/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Heading in to a Class 4 District 1 quarterfinal against Kennett, things looked all too familiar for the Perryville boys basketball team.
Notre Dame girls basketball team topples Perryville 68-24 (03/03/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Coming together after a season of struggles, the Notre Dame girls basketball team that demolished Perryville on Monday looked dangerously like the Bulldogs teams of the past few seasons.
Central girls basketball team routs Kennett, advances to district semis (03/03/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- In a season full of ups and downs, the Central girls basketball team picked a perfect time to put everything together.
Advance boys basketball team preps for sectional contest (03/03/15)
Everything for the Advance boys basketball team has built up to this moment. Hornets coach Bubba Wheetley wants his team back in the state quarterfinals.
Advance boys basketball team makes state quarterfinals for second consecutive season (03/03/15)
Preston Wuebker scored the go-ahead basket with 31 seconds left, and the Hornets defeated Gideon 53-47 in a Class 1 sectional on Tuesday at Bloomfield High School.
Jackson boys basketball team routs Fox to advance to district championship (03/03/15)
The Jackson boys basketball team arranged a rematch with the top-seeded Poplar Bluff Mules with a 71-36 victory over host Fox in the semifinals of the Class 5 District 1 tournament Tuesday in Arnold, Missouri. Senior Blake Reynolds scored a game-high 21 points for the second-seeded Indians, who improved to 22-6 and will face Poplar Bluff in the championship game at 7 p.m. Thursday...
C4D1 Boys: Sikeston takes out Dexter, advances to semifinals (03/03/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- For four minutes, things were going exactly as planned for the Dexter Bearcats in Monday's Class 4, District 1 first round game against Sikeston. With the score tied at 4-4 halfway through the first quarter, sixth-seeded Dexter's strategy of eating up clock and using long, drawn out possessions seemed to frustrate third-seeded Sikeston early...
Dexter boys suffer season-ending loss to Sikeston 76-50 (03/03/15)
The sixth-seeded Dexter Bearcats increased its offensive output in every quarter but could not generate enough points to match the third-seeded Sikeston Bulldogs in a Class 4, District 1 boys quarterfinal at Sikeston Field House Monday night...
Jackson girls basketball team takes care of Poplar Bluff in overtime (03/03/15)
ARNOLD, Mo. -- Cassidi Tomsu saved Jackson's season. The senior sank a game-tying 3-pointer at the buzzer to force overtime and hit the go-ahead basket with 23 seconds left, lifting the Indians to a 53-49 win over Poplar Bluff.
Perryville boys basketball team falls to Kennett in district opener (03/03/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Heading in to a Class 4 District 1 quarterfinal against Kennett, things looked all too familiar for the Perryville boys basketball team.
Central girls basketball team routs Kennett, advances to district semis (03/03/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- In a season full of ups and downs, the Central girls basketball team picked a perfect time to put everything together.
Dexter boys suffer season-ending loss to Sikeston 76-50 (03/03/15)
The sixth-seeded Dexter Bearcats increased its offensive output in every quarter but could not generate enough points to match the third-seeded Sikeston Bulldogs in a Class 4, District 1 boys quarterfinal at Sikeston Field House Monday night...
Dexter, Sikeston girls basketball teams headline district tourney field (03/02/15)
Dexter pulled out a 55-50 victory over Sikeston in a barnburner last week, providing a glimpse at what the top two teams in this week's Class 4 District 1 girls basketball tournament might have to offer.
Notre Dame boys basketball team hoists top seed in balanced district (03/02/15)
It's become more of a spectacle than anything else. The Class 4 District 1 boys basketball tournament is notoriously one of the most competitive district tournaments in the state.
C4D1 Boys: Sikeston takes out Dexter, advances to semifinals (03/03/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- For four minutes, things were going exactly as planned for the Dexter Bearcats in Monday's Class 4, District 1 first round game against Sikeston. With the score tied at 4-4 halfway through the first quarter, sixth-seeded Dexter's strategy of eating up clock and using long, drawn out possessions seemed to frustrate third-seeded Sikeston early...
C4D1 Boys: Kennett picks up mild upset over Perryville 64-58 (03/02/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Kennett led from wire-to-wire but that doesn't mean they put away the fourth-seeded Perryville Pirates without a fight. Kennett, the fifth seed, got 17 points from Jad Kenny and another 15 from Andre Oliver to hold on for a miner 64-58 upset during the first round of the Class 4, District 1 tournament Monday at the Sikeston Field House...
C4D1 Girls: No. 3 Notre Dame makes quick work of sixth-seeded Perryville (03/02/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Notre Dame wasted little time advancing to the semifinals of the Class 4, District 1 tournament Monday at the Sikeston Field House. The third-seeded Bulldogs got production from 11 players during its 68-24 rout over No. 6 Perryville...
C4D1 Girls: Cape Central rolls to first round win over Kennett (03/02/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Fourth-seeded Cape Central took down No. 5 Kennett 58-33 during the opening game of the Class 4, District 1 girls tournament at the Sikeston Field House Monday. Cape Central will take on top-seeded Dexter Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the semifinal round...
Kennett advances to Class 4, District 1 tournament semifinal (03/02/15)
Entering Monday's matchup with Perryville, the Kennett Indians hadn't won a game since Feb. 10. Despite the drought, the Indians were able to grind their way to the semifinals of the Class 4, District 1 tournament with a 64-58 win. The Indians looked very strong in the game's opening minutes, storming out to threaten a 10-point lead. However, Perryville refused to hand over control of the game, and they slowly chipped away at their deficit. By the end of the first quarter, Kennett led 20-16...
Kennett advances to Class 4, District 1 tournament semifinal (03/02/15)
Entering Monday's matchup with Perryville, the Kennett Indians hadn't won a game since Feb. 10. Despite the drought, the Indians were able to grind their way to the semifinals of the Class 4, District 1 tournament with a 64-58 win. The Indians looked very strong in the game's opening minutes, storming out to threaten a 10-point lead. However, Perryville refused to hand over control of the game, and they slowly chipped away at their deficit. By the end of the first quarter, Kennett led 20-16...
Notre Dame boys basketball team hoists top seed in balanced district (03/02/15)
It's become more of a spectacle than anything else. The Class 4 District 1 boys basketball tournament is notoriously one of the most competitive district tournaments in the state.
Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team collects district title, stays unbeaten (02/28/15)
The Crusaders opened the second half on a 16-0 run and never looked back on their way to a 62-39 victory that sealed their third consecutive district title and kept their perfect season intact.
Chaffee girls basketball team claims long-awaited district crown (02/28/15)
BLOOMINGTON, Mo. -- The mentality of the Chaffee girls basketball team hasn't changed all season. But as the Red Devils struggled against an aggressive Scott County Central defense for the first 16 minutes of the Class 2 District 1 championship, they needed to be reminded of how much success that mentality had provided them up to that point...
Chaffee girls basketball team claims long-awaited district crown (02/28/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- The mentality of the Chaffee girls basketball team hasn't changed all season. But as the Red Devils struggled against an aggressive Scott County Central defense for the first 16 minutes of the Class 2 District 1 championship, they needed to be reminded of how much success that mentality had provided them up to that point...
Charleston boys basketball team makes early lead hold to beat Woodland for district championship (02/28/15)
Charleston beat Woodland 71-62 to win the Class 3 District 2 championship and set up a sectional rematch with New Madrid County Central.
Twin Rivers topples Portageville 64-33 for Class 3, District 1 crown (02/28/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The defending district champion and its team leader was, simply, too strong. The Portageville girls basketball team fell to top-seeded Twin Rivers 64-33 during the Class 3, District 1 championship game Friday at New Madrid County Central High School...
Charleston boys basketball team makes early lead hold to beat Woodland for district championship (02/28/15)
Charleston beat Woodland 71-62 to win the Class 3 District 2 championship and set up a sectional rematch with New Madrid County Central.
Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team collects district title, stays unbeaten (02/28/15)
The Crusaders opened the second half on a 16-0 run and never looked back on their way to a 62-39 victory that sealed their third consecutive district title and kept their perfect season intact.
Bernie suffers season-ending loss to defending state champion Braves in C2D1 boys basketball final (02/28/15)
The Bernie Mules led by as much as 15 points in the first half but came up short in its bid to become the first team since 2003 to beat the Scott County Central Braves in a boys basketball district tournament. Friday night...
Bernie suffers season-ending loss to defending state champion Braves in C2D1 boys basketball final (02/28/15)
The Bernie Mules led by as much as 15 points in the first half but came up short in its bid to become the first team since 2003 to beat the Scott County Central Braves in a boys basketball district tournament. Friday night...
Scott County Central boys rally past Bernie to win district title (02/27/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- In scientific terms, Scott County Central junior Jeffery Porter spent much of the second quarter of the Clas 2 District 1 championship game as potential energy.
Bernie reaches C2D1 championship with 56-54 overtime win at Bloomfield (02/27/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - For the past several weeks Bernie Mules coach Brad Botsch has encouraged his upperclassmen to raise their game a level with the playoffs approaching. With the season on the line, Botsch felt his seniors finally reached that level Thursday night in a Class 2, District 1 semifinal against the Bloomfield Wildcats...
Garret Reynolds' late free throws, 41 points lead Woodland boys basketball team to district title game (02/26/15)
The second-seeded Cardinals defeated No. 3 Arcadia Valley 71-68 to advance to the Class 3 District 2 championship game.
Gideon upsets Clarkton for first district title in 19 years (02/27/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CLARKTON -- Three players scored in double figures as Gideon upset Clarkton 63-52 to claim the Class 1, District 1 championship Thursday at Clarkton High School. This is Gideon's first district championship since 1996 and fifth title overall...
Bulldogs pick up lopsided win over DeSoto in regular season finale (02/27/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com DESOTO -- With the district tournament looming next week, the Sikeston Bulldogs appear to be peaking at just the right time as they captured their 10th win in the last 11 games, defeating DeSoto 85-51 for the team's third straight road victory this week...
Dexter halts Sikeston's win streak in possible district preview 55-50 (02/27/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- If Thursday's regular season finale between Dexter and Sikeston is any indication of how the upcoming Class 4, District 1 tournament might end up then fans are certainly in for a treat. Dexter edged Sikeston 55-50 at the Sikeston Field House in a game that had the feeling of playoff basketball...
Dexter girls best Sikeston 55-50, Dexter boys fall at Cape Central 75-47 (02/26/15)
SIKESTON -- If Thursday's regular season finale between Dexter and Sikeston is any indication of how the upcoming Class 4, District 1 tournament might end up then fans are certainly in for a treat. Dexter edged Sikeston 55-50 at the Sikeston Field House in a game that had the feeling of playoff basketball...
Kennett falls to Jackson on Senior Night (02/27/15)
The Kennett Indians fell to a very strong team from Jackson, as they bid farewell to two of their own on Senior Night. The game, delayed by last week's winter storm, was the final game that Jackson Britt and Landon Vaughan would play on their home court...
Kennett falls to Jackson on Senior Night (02/27/15)
The Kennett Indians fell to a very strong team from Jackson, as they bid farewell to two of their own on Senior Night. The game, delayed by last week's winter storm, was the final game that Jackson Britt and Landon Vaughan would play on their home court...
Bulldogs pick up lopsided win over DeSoto in regular season finale (02/27/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com DESOTO -- With the district tournament looming next week, the Sikeston Bulldogs appear to be peaking at just the right time as they captured their 10th win in the last 11 games, defeating DeSoto 85-51 for the team's third straight road victory this week...
Bernie reaches C2D1 championship with 56-54 overtime win at Bloomfield (02/27/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - For the past several weeks Bernie Mules coach Brad Botsch has encouraged his upperclassmen to raise their game a level with the playoffs approaching. With the season on the line, Botsch felt his seniors finally reached that level Thursday night in a Class 2, District 1 semifinal against the Bloomfield Wildcats...
Oran girls basketball team wins district title (02/27/15)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Senior Allie Cummins knocked down her first four shots of the game, and the Oran girls basketball team used dominant defense to cruise to a 60-19 victory over the St. Paul Lutheran Giants on Thursday in the Class 1 District 2 championship at Bell City High School...
Dexter halts Sikeston's win streak in possible district preview 55-50 (02/27/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- If Thursday's regular season finale between Dexter and Sikeston is any indication of how the upcoming Class 4, District 1 tournament might end up then fans are certainly in for a treat. Dexter edged Sikeston 55-50 at the Sikeston Field House in a game that had the feeling of playoff basketball...
Southeast Missouri State men's basketball team gains OVC tourney berth through JSU loss (02/27/15)
Southeast Missouri State men's basketball coach Dickey Nutt sat in the stands at a high school district basketball game at Scott City High School on Thursday night watching his son Logan coach in a semifinal. At halftime a relieved Dickey Nutt gave a thumbs up, smiled and mouthed the words, "We're in."...
High school roundup: SCC boys advance to district final (02/27/15)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
Advance boys basketball team bests Oran again to win district title (02/27/15)
The second-seeded Hornets jumped out to a 20-7 lead in the first eight minutes and never trailed, claiming their second consecutive district crown with a 66-49 win over top-seeded Oran.
Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team topples Kelly, advances to district final (02/26/15)
As they've done all season, the Saxony Lutheran Crusaders girls basketball team used an aggressive defense and a team effort on offense to remain perfect and cruise into their fourth consecutive district title game.
Advance boys repeat as district basketball champions (02/26/15)
BELL CITY, Mo. - Advance coach Bubba Wheetley mandates a certain kind of energy from his team every time it steps on the court. But even Wheetley couldn't believe what he was seeing in the first quarter of Thursday night's Class 1 District 2 championship game at Bell City High School...
Attempt to slow down Valle Catholic boys basketball team fails for Meadow Heights in district semifinal loss (02/26/15)
BISMARCK, Mo. -- Meadow Heights boys basketball coach Mark Verticchio knew Valle Catholic would be faster and stronger heading into a Class 2 District 3 semifinal Thursday night. But two days after the Panthers had won their first district game in six years, he felt he had prepared his team to slow things down against the Warriors...
Charleston boys basketball team ends Scott City's season in district semifinal (02/26/15)
Scott City junior Trent Pobst was brief with his description of what he and his teammates needed to focus on entering a Class 3 District 2 matchup with the Charleston boys basketball team. "Stop Delfincko," Pobst said. But stopping Charleston's senior standout Delfincko Bogan is something few teams have been able to do, and the Jacksonville State commit scored a game-high 25 points against the Rams...
Charleston, Kelly taken out during Class 3, District 2 semis (02/26/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SCOTT CITY -- A strong finish to the first half by second-seed Arcadia Valley ensured there would be no upsets during the Class 3, District 2 girls semifinals Wednesday night at Scott City High School. Taking on the third-seeded Charleston Lady Bluejays, the Lady Tigers built a 19-point halftime advantage before rolling to an 88-51 turbo-clocked win...
Sikeston notches 64-47 win over Washington (02/26/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com WASHINGTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs continued its hot streak in the month of February as they took to the road to defeat Washington on Wednesday, 64-47. It's Sikeston's ninth win in the last 10 games to improve to 15-8 on the season with one regular season game left before district play...
NMCC falls short of top-seeded Twin Rivers 54-43 (02/26/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- New Madrid County Central had already tasted defeat against Twin Rivers earlier in the season. A 29-point loss to be exact. The way NMCC head coach BJ Stone saw it, his team had nothing to lose heading into the Class 3, District 1 semifinals against the tournament's top seed and his team played like it...
Portageville hangs on at the line during Class 3, District 1 semifinal (02/26/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Head coach Kellye Fowler emphatically reminded her team that Portageville's Class 3, District 1 semifinal game will be won at the free throw line during the final minutes of the fourth quarter. With two minutes remaining Fowler's warning was called from the sideline. ...
Dexter girls best Sikeston 55-50, Dexter boys fall at Cape Central 75-47 (02/26/15)
SIKESTON -- If Thursday's regular season finale between Dexter and Sikeston is any indication of how the upcoming Class 4, District 1 tournament might end up then fans are certainly in for a treat. Dexter edged Sikeston 55-50 at the Sikeston Field House in a game that had the feeling of playoff basketball...
Charleston boys basketball team ends Scott City's season in district semifinal (02/26/15)
Scott City junior Trent Pobst was brief with his description of what he and his teammates needed to focus on entering a Class 3 District 2 matchup with the Charleston boys basketball team. "Stop Delfincko," Pobst said. But stopping Charleston's senior standout Delfincko Bogan is something few teams have been able to do, and the Jacksonville State commit scored a game-high 25 points against the Rams...
February 26, 2015 Scoreboard (02/26/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Charleston, Kelly taken out during Class 3, District 2 semis (02/26/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SCOTT CITY -- A strong finish to the first half by second-seed Arcadia Valley ensured there would be no upsets during the Class 3, District 2 girls semifinals Wednesday night at Scott City High School. Taking on the third-seeded Charleston Lady Bluejays, the Lady Tigers built a 19-point halftime advantage before rolling to an 88-51 turbo-clocked win...
Sikeston notches 64-47 win over Washington (02/26/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com WASHINGTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs continued its hot streak in the month of February as they took to the road to defeat Washington on Wednesday, 64-47. It's Sikeston's ninth win in the last 10 games to improve to 15-8 on the season with one regular season game left before district play...
St. Vincent girls basketball team falls to Bismarck in district semis (02/26/15)
Two days removed from upsetting third-seeded Valley of Caledonia for its first district tournament win in three years, the sixth-seeded St. Vincent girls basketball team found itself on the brink of another upset bid. The Indians came up just short in a back-and-forth affair against No. 2 Bismarck in the final minutes, and St. Vincent dropped a 43-38 decision in a semifinal of the Class 2 District 3 tournament in Bismarck, Missouri...
St. Vincent girls basketball team falls to Bismarck in district semis (02/26/15)
Two days removed from upsetting third-seeded Valley of Caledonia for its first district tournament win in three years, the sixth-seeded St. Vincent girls basketball team found itself on the brink of another upset bid. The Indians came up just short in a back-and-forth affair against No. 2 Bismarck in the final minutes, and St. Vincent dropped a 43-38 decision in a semifinal of the Class 2 District 3 tournament in Bismarck, Missouri...
Advance boys basketball team downs Bell City in district semifinal (02/25/15)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- The second-seeded Advance boys basketball team went into Tuesday night's Class 2 District 1 semifinal with one primary goal in mind: get the ball to sophomore Dawson Mayo.
Oran boys basketball team eases into district final (02/25/15)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- The top-seeded Oran boys basketball team cruised into the championship of the Class 1 District 2 tournament Tuesday with a 71-42 win over the No. 5 Richland Rebels at Bell City High School.
Scott City boys basketball team uses fast start to rout Kelly (02/25/15)
The Rams couldn't have planned for a much better first quarter against the Hawks on Tuesday. They used an early 11-0 run to build a big lead and cruise to a 77-49 victory on their home floor.
Advance eliminates Bell City, Oran eliminates Richland in C1D2 semifinals (02/25/15)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- The second-seeded Advance boys basketball team went into Tuesday night's Class 2 District 1 semifinal with one primary goal in mind: get the ball to sophomore Dawson Mayo. Mayo scored 13 of his 21 points in the first half, and the Hornets outscored No. 3 Bell City 21-10 in the second quarter to pull away for a 67-46 win at Bell City High School...
Clarkton narrowly escapes Couch during Class 1, District 1 semifinal (02/25/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CLARKTON -- Top-seeded Clarkton narrowly escaped No. 5 Couch 73-70 during the semifinals of the Class 1, District 1 boys tournament Tuesday at Clarkton High School. Trey Moore led four double-digit scorers for Clarkton with 19. Anthony Adams added 16, Quan Elliot scored 15 and Emmanuel White chipped in 13...
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys basketball team routs De Soto (02/26/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
Senath-Hornersville's thrilling season comes to an early end (02/25/15)
Simply put, Caruthersville had their number. After topping Senath-Hornersville on their home court in the Bootheel Conference Tournament, the Tigers appeared confident that they could repeat their success on Tuesday night in the Class 3, District 1 tournament.
Advance eliminates Bell City, Oran eliminates Richland in C1D2 semifinals (02/25/15)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- The second-seeded Advance boys basketball team went into Tuesday night's Class 2 District 1 semifinal with one primary goal in mind: get the ball to sophomore Dawson Mayo. Mayo scored 13 of his 21 points in the first half, and the Hornets outscored No. 3 Bell City 21-10 in the second quarter to pull away for a 67-46 win at Bell City High School...
Oran boys and girls slide into Class 1, District 2 title games (02/25/15)
BELL CITY -- Top-seeded Oran cruised into the championship of the Class 1 District 2 tournament with a 71-42 win over fifth-seeded Richland Tuesday at Bell City High School. The Eagles and second-seeded Advance will square off for the district crown for the fifth consecutive season. Tip-off is slated for 7:30 p.m. Thursday...
Slow start dooms St. Vincent boys basketball team against Valle (02/25/15)
BISMARCK, Mo. -- A slow start and failure to regroup ended the St. Vincent boys basketball team's chances of extending its season Tuesday night. The seventh-seeded Indians fell behind by 15 points to second-seeded Valle Catholic in the first quarter before suffering a 71-37 loss in a Class 2 District 3 quarterfinal at Bismarck High School...
Meadow Heights boys basketball team ends district drought, reaches semis (02/25/15)
BISMARCK, Mo. -- Solid defense proved to be the difference in the Meadow Heights boys basketball team's win Tuesday night. After shooting 25 percent from the field and clinging to a two-point lead at halftime, the Panthers forced turnovers, came up with rebounds and built a 14-point lead in the second half...
Scott City boys basketball team uses fast start to rout Kelly (02/25/15)
The Rams couldn't have planned for a much better first quarter against the Hawks on Tuesday. They used an early 11-0 run to build a big lead and cruise to a 77-49 victory on their home floor.
Oran boys basketball team eases into district final (02/25/15)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- The top-seeded Oran boys basketball team cruised into the championship of the Class 1 District 2 tournament Tuesday with a 71-42 win over the No. 5 Richland Rebels at Bell City High School.
Advance boys basketball team downs Bell City in district semifinal (02/25/15)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- The second-seeded Advance boys basketball team went into Tuesday night's Class 2 District 1 semifinal with one primary goal in mind: get the ball to sophomore Dawson Mayo. Mayo scored 13 of his 21 points in the first half, and the Hornets outscored No. 3 Bell City 21-10 in the second quarter to pull away for a 67-46 win at Bell City High School...
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys basketball team topples Dexter (02/25/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
Slow start dooms St. Vincent boys basketball team against Valle (02/25/15)
BISMARCK, Mo. -- A slow start and failure to regroup ended the St. Vincent boys basketball team's chances of extending its season Tuesday night. The seventh-seeded Indians fell behind by 15 points to second-seeded Valle Catholic in the first quarter before suffering a 71-37 loss in a Class 2 District 3 quarterfinal at Bismarck High School...
Meadow Heights boys basketball team ends district drought, reaches semis (02/25/15)
BISMARCK, Mo. -- Solid defense proved to be the difference in the Meadow Heights boys basketball team's win Tuesday night. After shooting 25 percent from the field and clinging to a two-point lead at halftime, the Panthers forced turnovers, came up with rebounds and built a 14-point lead in the second half...
Dexter boys drop road contest at Notre Dame 80-56 (02/25/15)
The Notre Dame varsity boys basketball team outscored Dexter 34-12 in the second quarter on its way to an 80-56 home victory Tuesday night. Jason Jarrell paced Dexter with 23 points. Jacob Pedigo added 16 more points and Ethan Flowers record 14 points for the Bearcats...
Bernie-Bloomfield rematch set in Class 2, District 1 boys basketball tournament (02/25/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats and Bernie Mules are set to square off for the third time this season after securing convincing quarterfinal victories at the Class 2, District 1 boys basketball tournament at Bloomfield High School Tuesday night...
Bernie-Bloomfield rematch set in Class 2, District 1 boys basketball tournament (all scores included) (02/25/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats and Bernie Mules are set to square off for the third time this season after securing convincing quarterfinal victories at the Class 2, District 1 boys basketball tournament at Bloomfield High School Tuesday night...
Offense lacks for Portageville, NMCC rolls in first round of Class 3, District 1 tournament (02/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- A problem that has plagued the Portageville boys basketball team all season came back to haunt them once again. Held to just eight points in the first half, the Bulldogs saw their season end Tuesday after falling to Hayti 47-34 during the Class 3, District 1 tournament at New Madrid County Central High School...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston girls top school win mark with victory over Cape Central (02/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs broke the school record for wins Tuesday following a 65-24 victory over Cape Central. Sikeston's 19th win clips the old mark of 18 set in 2006. It's also Sikeston's 13th win in a row -- another school record...
Sikeston takes down Ste. Genevieve 76-58 (02/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com STE. GENEVIEVE -- The Sikeston Bulldogs won for the eighth time in the last nine games as they defeated Ste. Genevieve 76-58 on the road on Monday night. The Bulldogs added the Dragons late to the schedule after having two cancellations due to inclement weather last week...
NMCC squeaks by Malden, Portageville advances in Class 3, District 1 girls tournament (02/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Fourth-seeded New Madrid County Central slipped past upset-minded Malden 42-40 during the first round of the Class 3, District 1 tournament Monday at New Madrid County Central High School. Senior Shanterra Waters hit the tying field goal and go-ahead free throw with 34 seconds remaining and NMCC was able to thwart each of Malden's chances to hold on for first-year head coach BJ Stone's first district win...
Offense lacks for Portageville, NMCC rolls in first round of Class 3, District 1 tournament (02/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- A problem that has plagued the Portageville boys basketball team all season came back to haunt them once again. Held to just eight points in the first half, the Bulldogs saw their season end Tuesday after falling to Hayti 47-34 during the Class 3, District 1 tournament at New Madrid County Central High School...
February 24, 2015 Scoreboard (02/24/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Sikeston takes down Ste. Genevieve 76-58 (02/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com STE. GENEVIEVE -- The Sikeston Bulldogs won for the eighth time in the last nine games as they defeated Ste. Genevieve 76-58 on the road on Monday night. The Bulldogs added the Dragons late to the schedule after having two cancellations due to inclement weather last week...
SCC, Chaffee roll to semifinal wins during Class 2, District 1 tournament (02/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- Coming off back-to-back district championships in Class 1, the Scott County Central Bravettes showed no problems in moving up a class Monday night when they opened up the Class 2, District 1 tournament. Led by Johneisha Daniel's 29 points, second-seeded Scott Central rolled past third-seeded South Pemiscot and into the championship with a 67-29 final...
Sikeston edges Festus 40-37, ties school win mark (02/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com FESTUS -- The Sikeston girls basketball team tied the school record for wins Monday after slipping past Festus 40-37 on the road. Sikeston clipped its 18th win for the first time since 2006. It's also Sikeston's 12th win in a row...
High school roundup: Jackson girls basketball team turns back Dexter (02/24/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Monday.
Jackson girls outshoot Lady Bearcats 60-45 (02/24/15)
JACKSON, Mo. - Following an 11-day layoff the Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball program opened the final week of the regular season a bit rusty Monday night at Jackson. The Bearcats shot just 34 percent (16 of 47) from the field. Jackson on the other hand shot 46 percent (23 of 50) from the field and hit eight of the 19 3-pointers it attempted...
Jackson girls outshoot Dexter 60-45 (02/24/15)
JACKSON, Mo. - Following an 11-day layoff the Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball program opened the final week of the regular season a bit rusty Monday night at Jackson. The Bearcats shot just 34 percent (16 of 47) from the field. Jackson on the other hand shot 46 percent (23 of 50) from the field and hit eight of the 19 3-pointers it attempted...
Bell City boys basketball team downs Oak Ridge in first round of district tournament (02/24/15)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Defense proved to be the key in the Bell City boys basketball team's win Monday night.
Sixth-seeded St. Vincent girls basketball team upsets No. 3 Valley in district tourney (02/24/15)
BISMARCK, Mo. -- Coming in as an underdog didn't scare the St. Vincent girls basketball team or cause it to waiver in any way against Valley on Monday night. The sixth-seeded Indians had a rare height and speed advantage over No. 3 Valley, which led them to a 47-19 upset victory in a Class 2 District 3 quarterfinal...
Meadow Heights girls basketball team's season ends vs. Ellington (02/24/15)
BISMARCK, Mo. -- For the entire first quarter, it appeared as though the Meadow Heights girls basketball team was ready to put a tough season behind it and start fresh in postseason play Monday night.
Kelly girls basketball team edges Clearwater in district opener (02/24/15)
BENTON, Mo. -- A lot of little things added up to a big victory Monday for the Kelly girls basketball team.
Bell City boys basketball team downs Oak Ridge in first round of district tournament (02/23/15)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Defense proved to be the key in the Bell City boys basketball team's win Monday night.
Senath-Hornersville falls to Doniphan in Class 3, District 1 tournament (02/23/15)
The Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions finished their season with a 46-56 loss to Doniphan in the opening round of the Class 3, District 1 tournament. Despite the loss, head coach David Wilkins told his players that they've ended their campaign with a lot to be proud of...
Kelly girls basketball team edges Clearwater in district opener (02/23/15)
BENTON, Mo. -- A lot of little things added up to a big victory Monday for the Kelly girls basketball team.
Meadow Heights girls basketball team's season ends vs. Ellington (02/23/15)
BISMARCK, Mo. -- For the entire first quarter, it appeared as though the Meadow Heights girls basketball team was ready to put a tough season behind it and start fresh in postseason play Monday night.
Senath-Hornersville falls to Doniphan in Class 3, District 1 tournament (02/23/15)
The Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions finished their season with a 46-56 loss to Doniphan in the opening round of the Class 3, District 1 tournament. Despite the loss, head coach David Wilkins told his players that they've ended their campaign with a lot to be proud of...
February 23, 2015 Scoreboard (02/23/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
District tournaments set to begin Monday (02/22/15)
A snowy and icy week for Southeast Missouri basketball teams ended Saturday with the cancellation of more games, this time claiming the opening round of numerous district tournaments in the area. Classes 1-3 district tournaments that were scheduled to open Saturday were pushed back to Monday after Friday night's ice storm made for hazardous travel conditions. ...
Saturday's basketball games postponed (Updated District Basketball Tournaments Included) (02/21/15)
Saturday's Dexter-Poplar Bluff varsity boys and girls basketball games scheduled for 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. at Poplar Bluff High School are cancelled. All district basketball tournaments have also been postponed Saturday. View updated brackets at this link: Updated basketball tournament brackets...
Saturday's basketball games postponed (02/21/15)
Saturday's Dexter-Poplar Bluff varsity boys and girls basketball games scheduled for 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. at Poplar Bluff High School are cancelled. All district basketball tournaments have also been postponed Saturday. View updated brackets at this link: Updated basketball tournament brackets...
Local district basketball tournaments postponed (02/21/15)
The latest round of winter weather has forced officials to postpone local district basketball tournaments. The boys Class 2, District 1 tournament scheduled for today has been moved to Tuesday, Feb. 24. Play tips off at 4 p.m. with Scott County Central vs. Chaffee...
SCC slips by NMCC on controversial game-winner (02/20/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- What looked to be a possible rout by halftime turned into a fight to the finish for Scott County Central Thursday as they celebrated senior night against New Madrid County Central. A one-time, 14-point lead had completely vanished in the final minute of the game as the Eagles atoned for a rough first two quarters...
Sikeston gets back on track with 81-60 win over Bernie (02/20/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Winter weather has wreaked havoc on area basketball schedules, including the Sikeston Bulldogs which had two games cancelled this week. But the Bulldogs were finally able to take to the court on Thursday and they didn't seem to miss a beat as they defeated Bernie 81-60 on Senior Night at the Field House...
Kennett loses close battle with Charleston (02/20/15)
A wild night of ups and downs saw Charleston hand Kennett a difficult 53-49 loss. The Lady Indians welcomed Dakayla Duckworth back to the lineup, but senior starter Kate Shetley went down hard with an ankle injury. Meanwhile, the Bluejays saw their head coach Josh Thompson get ejected from the game after arguing with the referees. Thompson had to sit in the locker room while Cheyenne Randle scored here 1000th career point on Senior Night...
Kennett boys basketball game against Jackson rescheduled (02/20/15)
Kennett's home basketball against Jackson has been postponed due to the latest round of winter weather. The game has been rescheduled for Friday, February 27, with play starting at 6 p.m.
Kennett loses close battle with Charleston (02/20/15)
A wild night of ups and downs saw Charleston hand Kennett a difficult 53-49 loss. The Lady Indians welcomed Dakayla Duckworth back to the lineup, but senior starter Kate Shetley went down hard with an ankle injury. Meanwhile, the Bluejays saw their head coach Josh Thompson get ejected from the game after arguing with the referees. Thompson had to sit in the locker room while Cheyenne Randle scored here 1000th career point on Senior Night...
Sikeston gets back on track with 81-60 win over Bernie (02/20/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Winter weather has wreaked havoc on area basketball schedules, including the Sikeston Bulldogs which had two games cancelled this week. But the Bulldogs were finally able to take to the court on Thursday and they didn't seem to miss a beat as they defeated Bernie 81-60 on Senior Night at the Field House...
High school roundup: Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team concludes perfect regular season with win over Meadow Heights (02/20/15)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
Unbeaten Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team begins postseason crusade (02/20/15)
The undefeated Saxony Lutheran Crusaders girls basketball team begins its playoff quest Saturday at Scott City High School. Saxony enters the Class 3 District 2 tournament as the top-ranked team in the Class 3 Missouri Basketball Coaches Association poll, but coach Sam Sides knows every opponent will be giving its best shot...
Advance, Oran boys basketball teams headline district tournaments (02/20/15)
The Advance and Oran boys basketball teams have built a healthy postseason rivalry over the years. The two teams met in the Class 2 District 3 championship the past four years, however, district realignment will offer a different route this season as top-seeded Oran and second-seeded Advance will each vie for the Class 1 District 2 crown at Bell City High School...
BREAKING NEWS: Dexter reschedules varsity hoops games (02/19/15)
Weather permitting Dexter will make up its varsity boys and girls basketball games at Poplar Bluff this Saturday. The Dexter varsity boys basketball team is slated to play at Poplar Bluff High School Saturday at 4:30 p.m. The Dexter varsity girls basketball game is slated to play at Poplar Bluff High School Saturday at 6 p.m...
February 19, 2015 Scoreboard (02/19/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
BREAKING NEWS: Dexter reschedules varsity hoops games (02/19/15)
Weather permitting Dexter will make up its varsity boys and girls basketball games at Poplar Bluff this Saturday. The Dexter varsity boys basketball team is slated to play at Poplar Bluff High School Saturday at 4:30 p.m. The Dexter varsity girls basketball game is slated to play at Poplar Bluff High School Saturday at 6 p.m...
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Central's Al Young (02/19/15)
Central's Al Young scored a game-high 22 points to lead the Tigers to a 61-50 victory over Sikeston on Friday in a SEMO Conference boys basketball game at the Sikeston Field House. The 6-foot junior knocked down several key shots, including a 3-pointer that tied the game at 11-all during a 13-2 run in the first quarter and a conventional three-point play that extended the Tigers' lead to eight points midway through the final period...
Winter weather derails all high school basketball (02/18/15)
All of the high school basketball schedule for Tuesday was wiped out by winter weather.
Despite milestone, Kyle Moore focused on winning (02/17/15)
Moments before Senath-Hornersville tipped-off for a big win over Scott City, the school took a moment to honor Kyle Moore for an important milestone in his high school career. Back in December, Moore put all of southeast Missouri on notice when he scored 53 points against Caruthersville to top a school record. Little did fans and observers know, Moore also scored his 1,000th career point in that very game...
PERFECT WEEK: Bloomfield beats Tri-County champ Gideon 53-35 for third straight hoops victory (02/16/15)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats varsity boys basketball team capped off a perfect week Saturday afternoon with a 53-35 victory against the Gideon Bulldogs at Three Rivers College in Poplar Bluff. Bloomfield, which also beat Oran 60-47 Tuesday and Holcomb 49-41 Thursday, improved to 15-9 overall with its third straight win on Saturday...
State-ranked South Iron topples Bell City 53-34 (02/16/15)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. - The Bell City Cubs suffered a 53-34 loss to No. 3 ranked South Iron Saturday afternoon at Three Rivers College in Poplar Bluff. South Iron jumped out to an early 16-2 lead in the first quarter. Bell City cut the deficit to 24-17 with one minute left in the first half but South Iron padded its lead back to 38-21 by the 4:14 mark of the third period and led by double digits the rest of the way...
Notre Dame boys basketball team rallies past Poplar Bluff (02/14/15)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- With a nine-point, fourth-quarter comeback -- and some help -- Friday night, the Notre Dame boys basketball team put themselves in contention for the SEMO Conference regular-season title.
Notre Dame boys basketball team rallies past Poplar Bluff (02/14/15)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- With a nine-point, fourth-quarter comeback -- and some help -- Friday night, the Notre Dame boys basketball team put themselves in contention for the SEMO Conference regular-season title.
High school roundup: Scott City boys basketball team falls to Senath-Hornersville (02/15/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Friday.
Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team downs Lutheran North (02/15/15)
Led by Brianna Mueller, who scored a game-high 16 points, the Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team rolled to a 54-12 win over host Lutheran North on Saturday. Saxony (24-0) never trailed against Lutheran North and jumped out to an early 15-2 lead at the end of the opening period...
Conference and district standing takes big hit after Sikeston's 61-50 loss to Cape Central (02/14/15)
By Derek James sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A lot was on the line for the Sikeston Bulldogs in Friday night's critical SEMO Conference matchup with Cape Central. Sikeston came into the game riding a six-game winning streak, were still in the running for a SEMO Conference regular season title, as well as most likely the top seed in the upcoming Class 4, District 1 Tournament...
NMCC back in conference hunt after outlasting Jackson (02/14/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The last time New Madrid County Central faced a conference opponent, things got ugly. With the league's top team entering their home court on Friday, NMCC needed a win to stay afloat in the conference race and erase the bad taste of Poplar Bluff's 34-point win 10 days before...
Blistering start propels Charleston to 74-39 homecoming win over Portageville (02/14/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Any hope Portageville had of playing spoiler Friday night at Charleston's homecoming went out the window just four short minutes into the game. Opening the game on a blistering 23-2 run, the Bluejays built a 29-point lead by halftime and cruised a 74-39 turbo-clocked win...
Central boys basketball team upends Sikeston 61-50 (02/14/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The Sikeston faithful packed their home gymnasium for Friday night's SEMO Conference boys basketball game, and the table was set.
PREP ROUNDUP: All Sikeston grapplers still alive in district tournament (02/14/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- After the first day of the Class 3, District 1 Tournament in Farmington, all 12 Sikeston Bulldog wrestlers are standing tall with their chance to advance to state still in sight. Sikeston advanced six Bulldogs into the semifinals while the other six remain alive in wrestle backs...
Dexter boys basketball team wins Round 3 against Kennett 61-45 on Senior Night (02/14/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The third time proved to be the charm for the Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball program against the Kennett Indians Friday night. Dexter scored the first seven points and led the rest of the way as it secured a 61-45 victory against Kennett on Senior Night at the Bearcat Event Center...
Notre Dame boys basketball team rallies past Poplar Bluff (02/14/15)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- With a nine-point, fourth-quarter comeback -- and some help -- Friday night, the Notre Dame boys basketball team put themselves in contention for the SEMO Conference regular-season title.
Jackson boys basketball team loses for second time to NMCC (02/14/15)
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- Missed free throws can lose a game. However, the Jackson boys basketball team found Friday night that misses at the charity stripe can to be even more expensive. With a chance to remain in the driver's seat for their second outright SEMO Conference regular season title, the Indians misfired badly against New Madrid County Central. ...
NMCC back in conference hunt after outlasting Jackson (02/14/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The last time New Madrid County Central faced a conference opponent, things got ugly. With the league's top team entering their home court on Friday, NMCC needed a win to stay afloat in the conference race and erase the bad taste of Poplar Bluff's 34-point win 10 days before...
Jackson boys basketball team loses for second time to NMCC (02/14/15)
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- Missed free throws can lose a game. However, the Jackson boys basketball team found Friday night that misses at the charity stripe can to be even more expensive. With a chance to remain in the driver's seat for their second outright SEMO Conference regular season title, the Indians misfired badly against New Madrid County Central. ...
Central boys basketball team upends Sikeston 61-50 (02/14/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The Sikeston faithful packed their home gymnasium for Friday night's SEMO Conference boys basketball game, and the table was set. The Bulldogs carried a six-game winning streak into the contest but needed one more victory to make a convincing case for the coveted top seed in the Class 4, District 1 tournament...
Dexter boys basketball team wins Round 3 against Kennett 61-45 on Senior Night (02/14/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The third time proved to be the charm for the Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball program against the Kennett Indians Friday night. Dexter scored the first seven points and led the rest of the way as it secured a 61-45 victory against Kennett on Senior Night at the Bearcat Event Center...
Bernie beats Malden 76-61 for 20th victory (02/14/15)
BERNIE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules varsity boys basketball program reached the 20-win plateau yet again Friday night with a 76-61 win against the Malden Green Wave. Malden played Bernie even in the second half after being outscored 41-26 in the first half...
Sikeston races past Charleston in front of big home crowd (02/13/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston girls basketball team didn't disappoint its biggest fan base to date as it cruised to a 63-22 win over Charleston on Thursday. A campaign to "Fill the Field House" prior to Thursday night's contest urged community members, fans, student organizations and anyone in between to attend Sikeston's game against it's rival...
PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly wins third-straight, Gideon takes conference crown (02/13/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Shanterra Waters scored a game-high 26 points but it wasn't enough to lift New Madrid County Central past Kelly on Thursday. Kelly (16-5) won 61-44 behind Kaylee Scherer's double-double of 11 points and 15 rebounds. Stephanie Worth added 11 points and Logan Ivie scored 10. The Hawks have won three-straight...
Senath-Hornersville toppls Scott City, 79-74 (02/13/15)
They had to do it without Victor Dukes, but Senath-Hornersville still had plenty of offensive firepower to win a very exciting game against Scott City.
Senath-Hornersville toppls Scott City, 79-74 (02/13/15)
They had to do it without Victor Dukes, but Senath-Hornersville still had plenty of offensive firepower to win a very exciting game against Scott City.
February 13, 2015 Scoreboard (02/13/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Gideon claims Tri-County Conference Tournament title (02/13/15)
COOTER, Mo. - The Gideon Bulldogs put together a string of upsets to claim the Tri-County Conference Tournament championship over a strong group of rivals. With the 4th place seed, they topped 5th place Risco in the first round. Then, they took down 1st place Cooter on their home court in the semifinals. The victory put them on a crash course to face their neighbors from Clarkton in the tournament final...
Sikeston races past Charleston in front of big home crowd (02/13/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston girls basketball team didn't disappoint its biggest fan base to date as it cruised to a 63-22 win over Charleston on Thursday. A campaign to "Fill the Field House" prior to Thursday night's contest urged community members, fans, student organizations and anyone in between to attend Sikeston's game against it's rival...
Dexter girls basketball team improves to 5-0 against district foes, routs Cape Central (02/13/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball program didn't pass up an opportunity to add a final impressive victory against a district opponent to its resume eight days before the coaches meet to decide the seedings for Class 4, District 1 on Feb. 20...
Bloomfield collects road win at Holcomb 49-41 (02/13/15)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats edged the Holcomb Hornets 49-41 on the road Thursday night. "We've struggled playing on the road this year so it feels good to finally win one away from home," Bloomfield coach Jason Karnes said in a press release to Dexter Daily Statesman. ...
Pruitt reaches milestone, Chaffee claims conference over Charleston (02/12/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- When Chaffee senior Jordan Pruitt looks back after her days as a Lady Devil are over, the four-year starter will certainly put Wednesday night among the fondest memories of her career. Not only were the Lady Devils playing Charleston for the Scott-Mississippi Conference regular season title, but Pruitt entered the night just three points shy of 1,000 for her career...
SCAA Boys Basketball: Bloomfield, Richland, Puxico and Woodland collect wins, Bernie falls in OT (02/11/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats outscored the Oran Eagles by 11 points in the final eight minutes of play of a 60-47 home win Tuesday night. "This is as good of a win as we've had all year," Bloomfield coach Jason Karnes said in a press release to Dexter Daily Statesman. ...
Portageville tops Senath-Hornersville for Bootheel Conference title (02/12/15)
For the third time this season, Portageville got the best of Senath-Hornersville. Only this time, the 55-23 win was for the Bootheel Conference Tournament championship. The Lady Bulldogs scored 12 points in all but the third quarter, which is when they put down 19. The Lady Lions had flourishes of quality throughout the game, but they struggled to get shots to fall. Meanwhile, Portageville kept pushing to get the most of their strengths...
February 12, 2015 Scoreboard (02/12/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Chaffee girls basketball team clinches regular-season title with win over Charleston (02/12/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
SCAA Boys Basketball: Bloomfield, Richland, Puxico and Woodland collect wins, Bernie falls in OT (02/12/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats outscored the Oran Eagles by 11 points in the final eight minutes of play of a 60-47 home win Tuesday night. "This is as good of a win as we've had all year," Bloomfield coach Jason Karnes said in a press release to Dexter Daily Statesman. ...
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Advance's Dalton Wilson (02/12/15)
Advance's Dalton Wilson scored a game-high 21 points to lead the Hornets to a 64-53 win over the Dexter Bearcats on Friday's homecoming night at Advance High School. "It makes a world of difference when we knock down shots," Advance coach Dennis Wheetley said. "I thought we worked the ball well and played together well. They didn't care who scored. We got the ball inside to Dawson, which opened things up outside."...
Jackson boys basketball team cruises past Central (02/11/15)
JACKSON -- Clinging to a two-point lead in the final seconds of the third quarter, Jackson needed something to gain some separation.
PREP ROUNDUP: Richland takes down Delta, Tri-County tournament finals set (02/11/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ESSEX -- Richland defeated Delta 63-49 on Tuesday at Richland High School. Josh Thorton scored a game-high 30 points for the Rebels (6-12). Marcus Grayson and Preston Tilley contributed 12 and 11 points respectively. Jeremy Perry paced Delta (0-19) with 22 points and Destin Carroll pitched in 14 points...
On and off court, Bogan makes big splash against Malden (02/11/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- In typical fashion, Delfincko Bogan made a big splash Tuesday night. His near double-double wasn't the cause. Neither was his team's 83-69 win over Malden. No, Bogan saved his biggest news until after the court was cleared and everyone had left Charleston High School...
Oran's late foul trouble spells 60-47 loss to Bloomfield (02/11/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- Erasing an eight-point lead midway through the second half, the Oran Eagles looked prime to play the role of spoiler Tuesday night as they took on Bloomfield on its senior night. Plagued by late foul trouble, however, the Eagles watched a strong fourth quarter by the Wildcats seal a 60-47 win to close out Bloomfield's home schedule...
Senath-Hornersville, Portageville set for Bootheel Conference Tournament final (02/11/15)
Senath-Hornersville is set to face off against powerhouse Portageville, after both teams punched their ticket into the Bootheel Conference tournament final. The Lady Lions towered over Malden on Tuesday night, cruising to a 28-10 victory. They completely shut down the Lady Green Wave in the first and third quarters, and they only surrendered two points in the second quarter...
On and off court, Bogan makes big splash against Malden (02/11/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- In typical fashion, Delfincko Bogan made a big splash Tuesday night. His near double-double wasn't the cause. Neither was his team's 83-69 win over Malden. No, Bogan saved his biggest news until after the court was cleared and everyone had left Charleston High School...
Kennett weathers Senath-Hornersville's potent offense, prevails 81-67 (02/11/15)
A raucous crowd was deafening at times, as the Kennett Indians hosted Senath-Hornersville for the latest chapter in a local rivalry. After a very physical, hard-fought battle, it was Kennett who came away with a much needed victory.
Kennett weathers Senath-Hornersville's potent offense, prevails 81-67 (02/11/15)
A raucous crowd was deafening at times, as the Kennett Indians hosted Senath-Hornersville for the latest chapter in a local rivalry. After a very physical, hard-fought battle, it was Kennett who came away with a much needed victory.
Jackson boys basketball team cruises past Central (02/11/15)
JACKSON -- Clinging to a two-point lead in the final seconds of the third quarter, Jackson needed something to gain some separation.
High school roundup: Woodland boys basketball team beats Advance in OT (02/11/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
Dexter boys basketball team tallies a season-high 76 points in 76-44 win at Bell City (02/11/15)
BELL CITY, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball team enjoyed its most successful offensive performance of the season in an SCAA road contest at Bell City Tuesday night. Every player on the Dexter varsity roster recorded at least one field goal as the Bearcats hit a season-high 10 3-pointers and calculated a season-high 76 points in a 76-44 victory against the Bell City Cubs...
Dexter boys basketball team tallies a season-high 76 points in 76-44 win at Bell City (02/11/15)
BELL CITY, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball team enjoyed its most successful offensive performance of the season in an SCAA road contest at Bell City Tuesday night. Every player on the Dexter varsity roster recorded at least one field goal as the Bearcats hit a season-high 10 3-pointers and calculated a season-high 76 points in a 76-44 victory against the Bell City Cubs...
Pruitt, Wilhite lead Chaffee girls basketball team to an 87-53 win over Meadow Heights (02/10/15)
PATTON, Mo. -- There wasn't much that could stop the Chaffee girls basketball team from scoring against Meadow Heights on Monday night.
Seeds released for Class 3, District 1 basketball tournaments (02/10/15)
NEW MADRID -- Seedings for the Class 3, District 1 boys and girls basketball tournament were released Tuesday. This year's host, New Madrid County Central, was given the top seed on the boys side while Twin Rivers holds the top seed in the girls bracket...
Top seeds advance after first round of Tri-County Conference tournament (02/10/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com COOTER -- All of the top seeds advanced during the first night of the Tri-County Conference Tournament Monday at Cooter High School. Second-seed Clarkton (13-8) defeated No. 7 Southland 99-45. Quan Elliot led the Reindeer with 31 points while Emmanuel White added 24...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston upends Jackson, NMCC blows past Caruthersville (02/10/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- Led by Larysa McClellon's 15 points, the Sikeston girls basketball team defeated SEMO Conference foe Jackson 57-47 on the road Monday night. Sikeston (16-4, 4-0 SEMO Conference) fell behind 22-21 by halftime but grabbed a three-point lead going into the fourth quarter. They outscored Jackson, who committed 21 turnovers, 21-13 to pull away from the win...
February 10, 2015 Scoreboard (02/10/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Wood accepts job as Dexter superintendent (02/10/15)
Mitch Wood has worn numerous hats over the last 23 years: teacher, baseball coach, basketball coach, principal, athletic director and superintendent. All the hats have been emblazoned with the "OE" of the Oran School District. However, Wood informed school district officials Friday that he will be wearing a hat with a "D" as of July 1 after accepting the superintendent job of the Dexter School District...
Pruitt, Wilhite lead Chaffee girls basketball team to an 87-53 win over Meadow Heights (02/10/15)
PATTON, Mo. -- There wasn't much that could stop the Chaffee girls basketball team from scoring against Meadow Heights on Monday night.
High school roundup: Scott City girls notch road win against Delta (02/10/15)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston upends Jackson, NMCC blows past Caruthersville (02/10/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- Led by Larysa McClellon's 15 points, the Sikeston girls basketball team defeated SEMO Conference foe Jackson 57-47 on the road Monday night. Sikeston (16-4, 4-0 SEMO Conference) fell behind 22-21 by halftime but grabbed a three-point lead going into the fourth quarter. They outscored Jackson, who committed 21 turnovers, 21-13 to pull away from the win...
Dexter girls basketball team collects second win against Notre Dame (02/10/15)
The Dexter Bearcats outscored the Notre Dame Bulldogs by single digits in every quarter on its way to a 79-62 victory at the Bearcat Event Center Monday night. Notre Dame, which was outscored by 30 points in the first half of an 82-51 loss to Dexter on Dec. 3, gave the Bearcats a run for its money in the first half of Round 2...
Senath-Hornersville 10-10, advance in Bootheel Conference Tournament (02/09/15)
Coaches often speak of the difficulty involved in beating the same team three times in one season. Senath-Hornersville opened the season by beating Campbell 50-22, just one week ago, they won 53-37. On Monday night, both teams opened the girls Bootheel Conference Tournament. Though the Lady Lions prevailed for a third time, they did so to an even tighter scoreline of 39-29...
February 9, 2015 Scoreboard (02/09/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Wood accepts job as Dexter superintendent (02/09/15)
Mitch Wood has worn numerous hats over the last 23 years: teacher, baseball coach, basketball coach, principal, athletic director and superintendent. All the hats have been emblazoned with the "OE" of the Oran School District. However, Wood informed school district officials Friday that he will be wearing a hat with a "D" as of July 1 after accepting the superintendent job of the Dexter School District...
Advance Hornets sting Dexter Bearcats 64-53 (02/07/15)
ADVANCE, Mo. - The Advance Hornets led wire to wire as they secured a 64-53 Homecoming victory against the Dexter Bearcats Friday night. Advance displayed a balanced offensive attack from the get-go as it tallied three 3-point field goals and three 2-point field goals in the first period. ...
Away from baseball, former minor-league product remains on MLB's radar (02/08/15)
Garrett Broshuis' fastball may have been just a tad short on the radar gun for the Big Show, but he resides on the radar screen of Major League Baseball and the commissioner's office.
Risco turns in complete performance over Richland (02/07/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ESSEX -- Risco head coach Brandon Blankenship usually saves his tiger tie for the special games like championships or conference rivals. After one of the worst starts Risco has had to begin the season, he hasn't been given many opportunities to don the black tie with his team's mascot giving a piercing glare. After Friday, his attire might remain the same for the rest of the season...
Strong second half by Scott City dooms East Prairie (02/07/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- A night after their come-from-behind win over Cooter the East Prairie Eagles were in need of some fourth quarter magic as they hosted Scott City Friday for homecoming. Unfortunately for the Eagles, a 27-point second half from Ram sophomore Dylan Keller highlighted a strong finish by Scott City to seal an 83-70 win...
PREP ROUNDUP: Priggel leads Oran past Bell City (02/07/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Jacob Priggel scored a game-high 22 points leading Oran to a 60-37 victory over visiting Bell City Friday. Thomas Trankler added 13 points and led the team with eight assists. Priggel also had five rebounds. Bell City was led by Nate Finney, Kolten Siebert and Cole Nichols who each scored seven...
Sikeston upsets Poplar Bluff in SEMO Conference thriller (02/07/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston Bulldogs have been a team that has been searching for its identity for much of the season. Perhaps they are finding it at just the right time. The Bulldogs captured its sixth-straight win with an 81-78 come-from-behind thriller over Poplar Bluff at Peters Gymnasium on Friday night...
High school roundup: Zalma boys basketball team downs Marquand-Zion for third place in conference tourney (02/07/15)
Brent Overbey nailed a game-high 25 points -- 15 of which came from behind the arc -- to lead the second-seeded Zalma Bulldogs in a vengeful victory over the fourth-seeded Marquand-Zion Tigers to a 75-62 win for third place in the Mississippi Valley Conference boys basketball tournament on Friday at Greenville High School...
High school roundup: Zalma boys basketball team downs Marquand-Zion for third place in conference tourney (02/07/15)
Brent Overbey nailed a game-high 25 points -- 15 of which came from behind the arc -- to lead the second-seeded Zalma Bulldogs in a vengeful victory over the fourth-seeded Marquand-Zion Tigers to a 75-62 win for third place in the Mississippi Valley Conference boys basketball tournament on Friday at Greenville High School...
Strong second half by Scott City boys basketball team dooms East Prairie (02/07/15)
Scott City sophomore Dylan Keller scored 27 points in the second half to help the Rams secure an 83-70 win.
Advance boys basketball team stings Dexter (02/07/15)
The Advance Hornets led wire to wire as they secured a 64-53 homecoming victory against the Dexter Bearcats on Friday night.
Notre Dame dominates Bernie, Puxico wins third meeting with Bloomfield (02/07/15)
BERNIE, Mo. - Quinn Poythress tallied a game-high 30 points as the Notre Dame Bulldogs blistered Bernie 59-27 Friday night. Notre Dame led 18-17 at halftime before outscoring Bernie 28-7 in the third period to build a commanding 46-24 lead by the start of the fourth quarter...
Indians lack consistency in loss to Cape Central (02/07/15)
Consistency, or the lack thereof, has once again plagued the Kennett Indians. For every time they trimmed their deficit against Cape Central Friday night, scoring would dry while the Tigers pounced on the chance to score. The Indians lost 57-44.
Indians lack consistency in loss to Cape Central (02/07/15)
Consistency, or the lack thereof, has once again plagued the Kennett Indians. For every time they trimmed their deficit against Cape Central Friday night, scoring would dry while the Tigers pounced on the chance to score. The Indians lost 57-44.
Sikeston winning streak reaches new height after blasting Rams (02/06/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- It was exactly a month ago when they last felt defeat and now, eight games later, the Bulldogs have yet another first to add to a season full of accomplishments. Sikeston has won eight games in a row which is the longest winning streak during head coach Matt Schonhoff's tenure and is believed to be the longest in the program's history...
Strong second half lifts Dexter past Naylor (02/06/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- Rebounding from a loss to Saxony Lutheran earlier in the week, the Dexter Lady Bearcats used a strong second half to down visiting Naylor on Thursday, 60-47. "Really I just felt like we sort of came out flat tonight," Dexter head coach Chad Allen said. "We weren't really moving our feet well defensively and weren't really attacking offensively. At halftime we really talked about that and the girls did a much better job in the second half."...
PREP ROUNDUP: Chaffee downs Portageville, Charleston outlasts Oran (02/06/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- The Chaffee girls basketball team won its seventh game in a row defeating Portageville 61-35 on Tuesday at Chaffee High School. Jordan Pruitt led Chaffee (18-5) with 19 points. Kylie Wilhite added 18 points, seven rebounds and five assists while Lindsey Harrell had a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Julia Sutterfield scored five points and had seven assists, five rebounds and five steals...
February 6, 2015 Scoreboard (02/06/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Jackson girls basketball team falls to Poplar Bluff (02/06/15)
Don't be fooled by the Poplar Bluff girls basketball team's 13 losses. Jackson found out the hard way Tuesday night. The Indians, who trailed by as many as 15 points in the second half, knocked down three straight 3-pointers to reclaim a one-point lead with 6:50 left in the game, but the Mules went on an 8-2 run in the final two minutes to secure a 57-52 SEMO Conference victory over host Jackson...
High school roundup: Delta girls basketball team avenges loss to Puxico (02/06/15)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
Sikeston winning streak reaches new height after blasting Rams (02/06/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- It was exactly a month ago when they last felt defeat and now, eight games later, the Bulldogs have yet another first to add to a season full of accomplishments. Sikeston has won eight games in a row which is the longest winning streak during head coach Matt Schonhoff's tenure and is believed to be the longest in the program's history...
Dexter outwrestles Kennett 66-12 (02/06/15)
DEXTER , Mo. - The Dexter varsity wrestling team concluded regular-season play with a 66-12 home victory against Kennett Thursday night. Dexter is slated to compete in the 15-team Class 2, District 1 with Affton, Park Hills Central, Kennett, Lutheran South, Miller Career Academy, Notre Dame, Owensville, Potosi, Roosevelt, St. Clair, St. Francis Borgia, Ste. Genevieve, Sullivan and Sumner Feb. 13-14 at Ste. Genevieve High School...
Dexter girls rally past Naylor in second half (02/06/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - Dexter Bearcats coach Chad Allen talked about two things before the start of the second half after his team fell behind the Naylor Eagles 23-22 after one half of play. Moving defensively and attacking offensively "I felt like we came out flat tonight," Allen said. "We weren't really moving our feet well defensively or attacking offensively. At halftime we really talked about that and I thought the girls did a much better job the second half."...
Dexter's Pollock signs to play football at Southwest Baptist (02/05/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - Dexter senior Peyton Pollock has dreamed of playing college football since he was six-years-old. "I started playing organized football at the age of six," Pollock said. "My grandpa, dad and brother all played college football so it has always been a dream of mine to be a college football player."...
Kennett falls to Dexter in freshman battle (02/05/15)
Throughout a long basketball season, it's rare that the freshman get a chance to shine on their own. Dexter and Kennett's underclassmen got the chance to do just that on the Indians home court, but it was Dexter who capitalized. After a close start, the Bearcats towered over the Indians with a 23-6 second quarter, then cruised on to a 61-44 victory...
Kennett Lady Indians tower over Caruthersville, 57-27 (02/05/15)
The Kennett Lady Indians ultimately towered over Caruthersville with a 57-27, but it got off to a slow start. Kennett looked in control throughout the matchup, but head coach Jordan Penn felt compelled to call a timeout to summon the effort he expected from them...
Kennett falls to Dexter in freshman battle (02/05/15)
Throughout a long basketball season, it's rare that the freshman get a chance to shine on their own. Dexter and Kennett's underclassmen got the chance to do just that on the Indians home court, but it was Dexter who capitalized. After a close start, the Bearcats towered over the Indians with a 23-6 second quarter, then cruised on to a 61-44 victory...
February 5, 2015 Scoreboard (02/05/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Southeast Missourian fall signing period recap (02/05/15)
Chase Hagerty, Southeast Missouri State baseball Jaylen Flye-Sadler, Austin Peay State football Maggie Groshong, St. Charles CC softball Sarah Kitchen, Fontbonne softball Andre Statam, Jacksonville State basketball Trevor Morehead, Austin Peay State football...
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Zalma's Brent Overbey (02/05/15)
Zalma's Brent Overbey scored a game-high 39 points to lead the Bulldogs' boys basketball team to an 84-77 conference win over the Meadow Heights Panthers on Tuesday at Zalma High School. The junior knocked down seven 3-pointers in the contest. Clinging to a one-point lead at halftime, Zalma pulled away in the third quarter, during which it outscored Meadow Heights 24-15...
Notre Dame boys basketball team routs Central 64-42 (02/04/15)
The SEMO Conference boys basketball madness didn't end Tuesday night. It's only getting crazier. Notre Dame used a 16-0 run in the second quarter and coasted to a 64-42 win over host Central, adding even more intrigue for what's bound to be an exciting Class 4, District 1 tournament next month.
Bernie beats Twin Rivers in double overtime, Bloomfield takes down Bell City (02/04/15)
BERNIE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules varsity boys basketball team secured its third victory of the season against Twin Rivers 66-64 in double overtime Tuesday night. "Beating a good team three times is a very tough thing to do," Botsch said. "Twin Rivers came in here and played our butts off. They were more physical and really hurt us on the glass and just had more fire and desire overall. We were fortunate to hang on for the win."...
NMCC stung by Poplar Bluff in SEMO Conference clash (02/04/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- New Madrid County Central once again felt the sting of an unforgiving conference schedule. Four nights prior, Poplar Bluff did too. Just goes to show no team is safe when it comes to the SEMO Conference even if you are the defending conference champion...
High school roundup: Scott County Central boys basketball team hangs on to defeat Kelly (02/04/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
Scott County Central survives scare from Kelly (02/04/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- It might not go down as a win in the books, but the Kelly Hawks certainly weren't hanging their heads after their latest matchup Tuesday with Scott County Central. Against a team they'd already lost to twice this season, by 42 and 33 points respectively, the Hawks held a one-point lead at the half and remained within a possession going into the fourth quarter...
PREP ROUNDUP: Oran hands Chaffee lopsided loss, Risco wins second (02/04/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- Jacob Priggel led all scorers with 23 points as Oran routed Chaffee on the road 79-34. Oran (16-6) also received 10 points from Max Priggel as well as eight points and nine assists from Thomas Trankler. Brandon Ivester and Austin Copeland each had six for Chaffee (0-17)...
Malden, Hayti advance to Bootheel Conference Tournament JV final (02/04/15)
The dust has settled from two close battles in the junior varsity bracket of the Bootheel Conference Tournament. Hayti and Malden are now set for a rematch of a close early-season battle, only this time they're fighting for one of the season's top prizes...
Dexter academic all-state volleyball members (02/05/15)
DUSTIN WARD - dward@dailystatesman.com,br> Pictured are Dexter high school volleyball players selected to the 2014-15 Missouri Volleyball Coaches Association academic all-state volleyball team. Players selected (left to right) are: Kendall Adams, Jessica Lindsey, Shyann Jines and Julia Hahn. Volleyball athletes must maintain a cumulative 3.6 GPA and play in 75 percent of varsity matches to qualify for academic all-state...
Caruthersville tops Senath-Hornersville in Bootheel Conference Tournament upset (02/04/15)
If you need any evidence of the unpredictability of late season high school basketball, look no further than the opening round of the Bootheel Conference Tournament in Caruthersville. That's where 6th place Caruthersville neutralized 2nd place Senath-Hornersville potent offense in a 75-59 victory. Now, the Tigers advance to face rivals Hayti in the semifinals...
Bernie beats Twin Rivers in double overtime, Bloomfield takes down Bell City (02/04/15)
BERNIE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules varsity boys basketball team secured its third victory of the season against Twin Rivers 66-64 in double overtime Tuesday night. "Beating a good team three times is a very tough thing to do," Botsch said. "Twin Rivers came in here and played our butts off. They were more physical and really hurt us on the glass and just had more fire and desire overall. We were fortunate to hang on for the win."...
Dexter falls to unbeaten Saxony Lutheran 53-44 (02/04/15)
JACKSON, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team fell behind the undefeated Saxony Lutheran Crusaders early and never caught up Tuesday night. Saxony Lutheran scored the first 11 points, increased its advantage to 18-4 by the end of the first period and led by at least six the rest of the way as it secured a 53-44 home win against Dexter...
Caruthersville tops Senath-Hornersville in Bootheel Conference Tournament upset (02/04/15)
If you need any evidence of the unpredictability of late season high school basketball, look no further than the opening round of the Bootheel Conference Tournament in Caruthersville. That's where 6th place Caruthersville neutralized 2nd place Senath-Hornersville potent offense in a 75-59 victory. Now, the Tigers advance to face rivals Hayti in the semifinals...
Dexter falls to unbeaten Saxony Lutheran 53-44 (02/04/15)
JACKSON, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team fell behind the undefeated Saxony Lutheran Crusaders early and never caught up Tuesday night. Saxony Lutheran scored the first 11 points, increased its advantage to 18-4 by the end of the first period and led by at least six the rest of the way as it secured a 53-44 home win against Dexter...
Notre Dame boys basketball team routs Central 64-42 (02/04/15)
The SEMO Conference boys basketball madness didn't end Tuesday night. It's only getting crazier. Notre Dame used a 16-0 run in the second quarter and coasted to a 64-42 win over host Central, adding even more intrigue for what's bound to be an exciting Class 4, District 1 tournament next month.