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Jackson girls basketball team advances to tourney final (12/19/14)
Cassidi Tomsu netted 12 of her game-high 26 points in the second quarter, lifting the second-seeded Indians to a 59-36 victory over third-seeded Sikeston in the second semifinal of the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic on Thursday at the Show Me Center.
Saxony girls basketball team routs Notre Dame in Kelso Supply semifinal (12/19/14)
With less than two minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, Saxony Lutheran junior Brianna Mueller drained a runner in the lane as her teammates on the bench held up a banner recognizing her 1,000th career point.
Sikeston falls in Classic semifinals to Jackson 59-36 (12/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A night of offensive struggles proved too much for the third-seeded Sikeston Lady Bulldogs to overcome Thursday night as they took on second-seeded Jackson in the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic semifinals...
PREP ROUNDUP: Oran takes down South Pemiscot on the road (12/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com STEELE -- Tatum May scored 22 points on 10 of 16 shooting Thursday during Oran's 69-25 win over South Pemiscot. May also had seven steals. Allie Cummins added 15 points while Brianna Stause and Hannah Scherer each chipped in 10. Ashlyn McIntosh scored six points and added a game-high 10 rebounds...
High school roundup: St. Vincent boys rally past Leopold (12/19/14)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
Dexter controls East Carter County 77-11 at Lady Royals Classic (12/18/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the game is available at this link: View Photos Here BROSELEY, Mo. - The top-seeded Dexter Bearcats moved one step closer to its fourth straight Twin Rivers Lady Royals Classic championship with an opening-round 77-11 victory against the No. 16 seeded East Carter County Redbirds Thursday afternoon...
Sikeston dominates Perryville to advance to Classic semifinals (12/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Frustrating sixth-seeded Perryville on both ends of the court Wednesday, the third-seeded Sikeston Lady Bulldogs picked up a convincing 57-25 win to advance to the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic semifinals...
Sikeston junior high splits with Cape Central (12/18/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston seventh and eighth grade basketball teams split with Cape Central on Wednesday night at Cape Central Junior High. Sikeston's eighth graders remained undefeated and improved to 8-0 on the season with a 55-24 win over the Tigers. The seventh grade Bulldogs wrapped up its season at 4-6 with a 56-34 loss to the Tigers...
Campbell earns consolation trophy at Lions Classic (12/18/14)
The Campbell Camels won a tough battle against Naylor Thursday night, earning the consolation trophy at the Lions Classic Christmas Tournament. Though only one point separated the two teams at halftime, the Camels came out strong in the second half, securing a 73-61 victory...
Campbell earns consolation trophy at Lions Classic (12/18/14)
The Campbell Camels won a tough battle against Naylor Thursday night, earning the consolation trophy at the Lions Classic Christmas Tournament. Though only one point separated the two teams at halftime, the Camels came out strong in the second half, securing a 73-61 victory...
33-point quarter sends Hayti over Holcomb, 78-40 (12/18/14)
Hayti was in full control as they hosted Holcomb Thursday night. A massive 33-point third quarter propelled them to a 78-40 win. The Indians had three players score in double digits: Ted Hall with 10 points, Devon Riddick with 16, and Indaqual Presberry with 20...
December 18, 2014 Scoreboard (12/18/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Sikeston junior high splits with Cape Central (12/18/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston seventh and eighth grade basketball teams split with Cape Central on Wednesday night at Cape Central Junior High. Sikeston's eighth graders remained undefeated and improved to 8-0 on the season with a 55-24 win over the Tigers. The seventh grade Bulldogs wrapped up its season at 4-6 with a 56-34 loss to the Tigers...
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Jackson's Blake Reynolds (12/18/14)
Jackson senior Blake Reynolds and his teammates wasted little time distancing themselves from Charleston in the third-place game of the SEMO Conference Tournament. Reynolds, who has signed to play at Yale, poured in points as the Indians built an insurmountable lead in the early going...
Ellenburg propels Bernie boys basketball team past Woodland (12/17/14)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- There wasn't much that could stop Caleb Ellenburg on Tuesday night. The Bernie senior was near perfect from the field, where he finished the game 10 of 13 (77 percent) with 23 points, including 20 in the first half of a 60-51 victory over Woodland in a Stoddard County Conference game at Woodland High School.
Kelso Supply Holiday Classic roundup: Saxony Lutheran routs Scott City in tourney opener (12/17/14)
The Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team opened the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic with a convincing 96-12 win over the Scott City Rams on Wednesday at the Show Me Center.
Notre Dame hands NMCC first loss of the season 65-48 (12/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The last time New Madrid County Central squared off with Notre Dame the Eagles used its 63-53 win as a springboard for its first SEMO Conference tournament championship in school history. Fast forward a week later and the Eagles were quickly reminded that the SEMO Conference is a season-long grind...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston falls on the road to Greene Co. Tech 68-61 (12/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PARAGOULD, Ark. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs fell to 2-3 on the season Tuesday following its 68-61 road loss to Greene County Tech in Paragould, Ark. Sikeston's current three-game losing streak is its first since 2006. Senior Corbyn Blissett led Sikeston with 20 points while freshman Fred Thatch added 16. Sikeston went 15 of 28 from the free throw line...
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys basketball team upends New Madrid County Central (12/17/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
Unbeaten Crusaders carry top seed in girls tourney (12/17/14)
Last season the Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team entered the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic as the top seed. The Crusaders reached the championship game for the second straight season before falling to Notre Dame in the championship game 40-37. Saxony again will hold the No. 1 seed in the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic when it takes the court against eighth-seeded Scott City at 4 p.m. today at the Show Me Center.
Kelso Supply Holiday Classic roundup: Saxony Lutheran routs Scott City in tourney opener (12/17/14)
The Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team opened the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic with a convincing 96-12 win over the Scott City Rams on Wednesday at the Show Me Center.
Sophomore shines in Notre Dame girls basketball team's tourney win over Central (12/17/14)
Notre Dame's Hayli Chapman scored a career-high 21 points in a 53-43 win over Cape Central.
Jackson too tall of task for Dexter boys basketball team (12/17/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The visiting Jackson Indians varsity boys basketball team led wire to wire in a 70-19 victory against the Dexter Bearcats Tuesday night. Dexter (0-5) fell behind 10-0 early and was unable to get closer as Jackson (3-1) padded its advantage to 41-9 late in the second quarter...
Jackson too tall of task for Dexter boys basketball team (12/17/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The visiting Jackson Indians varsity boys basketball team led wire to wire in a 70-19 victory against the Dexter Bearcats Tuesday night. Dexter (0-5) fell behind 10-0 early and was unable to get closer as Jackson (3-1) padded its advantage to 41-9 late in the second quarter...
Electric finish propels Richland past Marquand-Zion 59-48 (12/16/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the action is available at this link: View Photos Here ESSEX, Mo. - The Richland Rebels varsity boys basketball program found a way to take care of business without working overtime Monday night at home against the Marquand-Zion Tigers...
PREP ROUNDUP: Cummins leads Oran past NMCC, Sikeston junior high sweeps Mules (12/16/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Oran's Allie Cummins had 17 points and 18 rebounds while leading the Lady Eagles past visiting New Madrid County Central Monday 40-37. Ashlyn McIntosh added 10 points for Oran. NMCC was led by Shanterra Waters who scored 23. Keisha Rainer added seven...
Defense prevails: Delta C-7 tops Senath-Hornersville at Lions Classic (12/16/14)
SENATH, Mo. - Delta C-7 found a way to tame Senath-Hornersville's recent offensive dominance, holding Kyle Moore to 15 points in a 72-60 victory in the Lions Classic semifinal. Josh McCarter led the Chargers with 25 points. Meanwhile, head coach Wes Richardson praised his defense for taking on the Lions potent offense...
Kennett falls to Malden in the final minutes, 64-58 (12/16/14)
KENNETT, Mo. - A strong third quarter allowed the Malden Green Wave to gain just enough momentum to beat the Kennett Indians 64-58, despite an intense, back and forth fourth quarter on the Indians home court. Rantrell Caruthers led Kennett with 20 points, but two Malden players finished with 23 points each; Shaeen Perkins and Cortez Dobbins...
December 16, 2014 Scoreboard (12/16/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Electric finish propels Richland past Marquand-Zion 59-48 (12/16/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the action is available at this link: View Photos Here ESSEX, Mo. - The Richland Rebels varsity boys basketball program found a way to take care of business without working overtime Monday night at home against the Marquand-Zion Tigers...
Meadow Heights girls basketball team sizzles early against St. Vincent (12/16/14)
PATTON, Mo. -- Fifteen minutes before the Meadow Heights girls basketball team took the floor against St. Vincent on Monday night, seniors Kiana Hotop and Emma Cook sensed they were going to have a big game for the Panthers.
High school roundup: Cummins leads Oran girls to win (12/16/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
Meadow Heights girls basketball team sizzles early against St. Vincent (12/16/14)
PATTON, Mo. -- Fifteen minutes before the Meadow Heights girls basketball team took the floor against St. Vincent on Monday night, seniors Kiana Hotop and Emma Cook sensed they were going to have a big game for the Panthers.
Senath-Hornersville tops Campbell at Lions Classic (12/16/14)
SENATH, Mo. Senath-Hornersville started off the Lions Classic Christmas Tournament on the right track with a 75-56 win over Campbell, setting up a clash with Delta C-7, the top ranked in the tournament. The scoreline doesn't indicate the type of fight Campbell put up throughout most of the game. The Camels finished the first quarter with a 12-8 lead thanks to scoring across five different players...
Rested, Kennett beats Hayti 55-18 (12/16/14)
HAYTI, Mo. - Sometimes, a bit of rest does a lot of good. That appears to be the case for Kennett's Lady Indians. On Monday night, they traveled to Hayti and cruised to a 55-18 victory. "I thought we came out and played hard," said coach Jordan Penn after the game. Penn appears to have settled in to his new coaching role, despite taking it on two weeks later than every other coach in the district...
Delta C-7 trounce Southland in Lions Classic opener (12/16/14)
SENATH, Mo. - The Lions Classic Christmas Tournament opened with a one-sided battle between the first and eighth seeded of the competition. Delta C-7 cruised as they beat Southland 95-24. The Chargers made quick work of the Rebels, who are struggling to gain traction early on in the season. Delta C-7 opened the game with a 25-4 run throughout the first quarter, and Southland was never able to find a way back into the game...
Lady Devils win own tourney for second time in three years (12/15/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- In its first 35 years of existence the Chaffee Lady Devils never won their namesake Lady Devil Invitational Tournament. After Saturday they've done it twice in the last three years. Watching a shot in the final seconds by top-seeded Kelly come up short, second-seeded Chaffee held on for a 65-63 upset win to leave with the 38th annual edition of the tournament with the title...
December 15, 2014 Scoreboard (12/15/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Dexter girls drop finale at Paragould basketball tournament to Jonesboro 55-33 (12/15/14)
PARAGOULD, Ark. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball program suffered consecutive losses for the first time this season Saturday when it dropped the third-place game at the McDonald's Shootout to Jonesboro, Ark., 55-33. The loss came less than 24 hours after Dexter suffered a 60-48 loss to Marmaduke, Ark., in a game played late Friday night at Paragould...
Kyle Moore scores 53 in win over Caruthersville (12/13/14)
The Caruthersville Tigers scored 53 points as they hosted Senath-Hornersville Friday night. So, too, did Kyle Moore.
NMCC claims its first SEMO Conference tournament championship (12/13/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Following Friday night's grueling SEMO Conference championship game against Poplar Bluff, victorious New Madrid County Central coach Travis Day hoisted the traveling trophy high in the air towards the green-clad Eagle fans, drawing a loud roar of approval...
Usually spot on, SEMO Conference seeds were anything but this year (12/13/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Historically the seedings for the SEMO Conference tournament have been spot on. That wasn't the case this year. The 2014 tournament was littered with upsets and for the first time since its inception in 2006 two underdogs, as far as seedings go, made it to the championship game...
Jackson scorches Charleston to claim third place in conference tourney (12/13/14)
When does a third-place take on some glitter for a No. 1 seed? When a team with pride answers to its own challenge just 24 hours after a sour performance.
Dismal night for Charleston ends with third-place loss to Jackson (12/13/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- If the Charleston Bluejays had one thing to take solace in as they entered halftime against Jackson on Friday, it's that things couldn't go much worse than what transpired in the first two quarters. On a night where they led from start-to-finish, the Indians scored 20-straight points during one stretch in the first quarter and took a handsome 26-point edge into halftime...
Richland falls to Bloomfield on the road 97-46 (12/13/14)
BLOOMFIELD (SMNS) - The Bloomfield Wildcats varsity boys basketball team improved to 4-1 with a 97-46 victory against the Richland Rebels Friday night. Four Bloomfield players finished in double digits. Noah Vandiver tallied nine of Bloomfield's 31 2-pointers. Vandiver finished with a team-high 22 points...
SCAA hoops results: Bernie, Bloomfield, Richland collect wins, Dexter girls fall to Marmaduke (12/13/14)
PARAGOULD, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team missed out on a chance to play for the McDonald's Shootout championship Friday night when it suffered a 60-48 semifinal loss to Marmaduke, Ark. Dexter trailed 17-10 in the first quarter and 25-23 at halftime before moving ahead 33-29 in the first four minutes of the second half...
High school roundup: Scott City boys basketball team topples Oran 54-37 (12/13/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Friday.
High school roundup: Oran girls basketball team wins consolation crown over Woodland (12/13/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
Chaffee girls basketball team holds off Kelly to win its tourney title (12/13/14)
The Hawks had beaten their first two opponents by at least 25 points, but in Saturday's championship game second-seeded host Chaffee built an early lead and held off a late rally by the Hawks.
December 13, 2014 Scoreboard (12/13/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
SCAA hoops results: Bernie, Bloomfield, Richland collect wins, Dexter girls fall to Marmaduke (12/13/14)
PARAGOULD, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team missed out on a chance to play for the McDonald's Shootout championship Friday night when it suffered a 60-48 semifinal loss to Marmaduke, Ark. Dexter trailed 17-10 in the first quarter and 25-23 at halftime before moving ahead 33-29 in the first four minutes of the second half...
Jackson scorches Charleston to claim third place in conference tourney (12/13/14)
When does a third-place take on some glitter for a No. 1 seed? When a team with pride answers to its own challenge just 24 hours after a sour performance.
Central basketball team nips Notre Dame for SEMO Confernce consolation title (12/13/14)
The Tigers defeated the Bulldogs 53-50 on Friday night at Sikeston High School.
NMCC upsets top-seeded Jackson to reach conference title game (12/12/14)
By Chris Pobst sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- New Madrid County Central's Willie Jimerson turned out yet another stellar performance, which has become the norm the past two seasons. He led his fifth-seeded Eagles to a 59-49 win over No. 1 Jackson on Thursday during the SEMO Conference semifinals at the Sikeston Field House behind 18 points, six rebounds and a perfect night from the free throw line...
Bluejays downed in conference tournament semifinals by Poplar Bluff (12/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- What Sikeston couldn't do in their opening round loss to Charleston proved to be the key to Poplar Bluff booking their first ticket to the SEMO Conference tournament finals since 2009. The Mules held Bluejay star Delfincko Bogan to a mere mortal 17 points in Thursday's semifinals matchup. Poplar Bluff held off a late Charleston rally for a 76-67 win giving them a shot at their first tournament title...
PREP ROUNDUP: Rebels earn first win of the season, Risco falls to Delta C-7 65-49 (12/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com WARDELL -- With a dominant fourth quarter the Richland Rebels secured their first win of the season Thursday, taking down North Pemiscot 77-63. The Rebels trailed 33-29 at halftime before closing within a point entering the final quarter, 46-45. That where Richland made their run, outscoring North Pemiscot 32-17 in the fourth to pull out the win...
December 12, 2014 Scoreboard (12/12/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Lady Indians fall to Lady Bulldogs in thriller (12/12/14)
After four thrilling quarters, Portageville exacted revenge on the Indians by winning 49-47 in the final seconds.
Kennett claims 7th grade Bootheel Conference Tournament championship (12/12/14)
Kennett's 7th grade basketball team beat Campbell 48-34 to claim the Bootheel Conference Tournament championship at South Pemiscot High School. The Indians were also awarded the first place plaque for they're undefeated conference record.
Lady Indians fall to Lady Bulldogs in thriller (12/12/14)
After four thrilling quarters, Portageville exacted revenge on the Indians by winning 49-47 in the final seconds.
JV and Varsity Lady Lions capture victories over South Pemiscot Lady Bulldogs (12/12/14)
The Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions hosted the South Pemiscot Lady Bulldogs Thursday night in girls basketball action. The night started with a strong match in the junior varsity game, with both teams coming out strong in the first quarter. Miranda Perkins led in scoring during the first half, shooting six of the 17 points for the Lions...
PREP ROUNDUP: Rebels earn first win of the season, Risco falls to Delta C-7 65-49 (12/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com WARDELL -- With a dominant fourth quarter the Richland Rebels secured their first win of the season Thursday, taking down North Pemiscot 77-63. The Rebels trailed 33-29 at halftime before closing within a point entering the final quarter, 46-45. That where Richland made their run, outscoring North Pemiscot 32-17 in the fourth to pull out the win...
Jackson boys basketball team falls to New Madrid County Central in conference semifinal (12/11/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- New Madrid County Central wasn't the only team top-seeded Jackson battled Thursday night. The Indians also had to fight themselves.
Dexter girls basketball program wins opener at McDonald's Shootout 62-46 (12/11/14)
PARAGOULD, Ark. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball program beat Valley View, Ark., 62-46 in an opening-round contest at the eight-team McDonald's Shootout in Paragould, Ark., Thursday night. Valley View, which beat Dexter twice in summer ball play, never led by more than two against the defending tournament champion Bearcats Thursday...
High school roundup: Central, Notre Dame basketball teams to meet in consolation (12/11/14)
Central's Al Young had a game-high 20 points to lead the second-seeded Tigers' boys basketball team to a win over third-seeded Sikeston in a SEMO Conference Tournament consolation semifinal on Wednesday at Sikeston High School. Andre Statam added 18 points in the win, while Peyton Montgomery scored 10 and netted the 1,000th point of his high school career in the process...
Cape Central bounces Sikeston from SEMO Conference tournament 62-59 (12/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs know how to make things exciting. Now they just need to learn how to win. For the second straight game the Bulldogs lost a nail-biter, this time falling to Cape Central 62-59 on Wednesday night in the consolation semifinals of the SEMO Conference Tournament...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston wrestlers split dual, Kelly advances to tourney final (12/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston wrestling team split a dual between Carbondale, Ill., and Cape Central Wednesday at Cape Central High School. Sikeston took down Cape Central 60-18 but fell to Carbondale 37-26. Robert Rodgers (170), Devin Cochran (182) and Gage Barber (220) all won both their matches...
High school roundup: Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team stays unbeaten with win over North County (12/11/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
Dexter girls basketball program wins opener at McDonald's Shootout 62-46 (12/11/14)
PARAGOULD, Ark. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball program beat Valley View, Ark., 62-46 in an opening-round contest at the eight-team McDonald's Shootout in Paragould, Ark., Thursday night. Valley View, which beat Dexter twice in summer ball play, never led by more than two against the defending tournament champion Bearcats Thursday...
December 11, 2014 Scoreboard (12/11/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Cape Central bounces Sikeston from SEMO Conference tournament 62-59 (12/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs know how to make things exciting. Now they just need to learn how to win. For the second straight game the Bulldogs lost a nail-biter, this time falling to Cape Central 62-59 on Wednesday night in the consolation semifinals of the SEMO Conference Tournament...
PREP ROUNDUP: Oran bests Risco, Sikeston junior high splits with Charleston (12/10/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- Hunter Schlosser scored 19 points and had five rebounds leading the Oran Eagles past Risco 61-44 on the road Tuesday. Max Priggel added 14 points, five rebounds and three steals for Oran (2-2) while Jacob Priggel scored 11 and grabbed a game-high 14 rebounds...
Notre Dame boys basketball team falls in first round of conference tournament (12/10/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Notre Dame boys basketball coach Paul Unterreiner said his team was feeling confident coming into a matchup against New Madrid County Central.
December 10, 2014 Scoreboard (12/10/14)
All high school sports scores reported to semoball.com
PREP ROUNDUP: Oran bests Risco, Sikeston junior high splits with Charleston (12/10/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- Hunter Schlosser scored 19 points and had five rebounds leading the Oran Eagles past Risco 61-44 on the road Tuesday. Max Priggel added 14 points, five rebounds and three steals for Oran (2-2) while Jacob Priggel scored 11 and grabbed a game-high 14 rebounds...
Notre Dame boys basketball team falls in first round of conference tournament (12/10/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Notre Dame boys basketball coach Paul Unterreiner said his team was feeling confident coming into a matchup against New Madrid County Central.
Top-seeded Jackson boys reach semis of conference basketball tournament (12/10/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Led by 27 points by senior Blake Reynolds, the top-seeded Jackson boys basketball team cruised into a semifinal in the SEMO Conference Tournament with a 72-40 win over Kennett on Tuesday.
Central boys basketball team bounces back from first-round loss in conference tourney (12/10/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- After losing to Poplar Bluff in the opening round of the SEMO Conference Tournament, the second-seeded Cape Central boys basketball team bounced back with a 41-29 win over No. 9 Dexter. Central (4-1) held a slim 12-10 lead after one quarter, but extended the lead to 18-14 at the break...
Top-seeded Jackson boys reach semis of conference basketball tournament (12/10/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Led by 27 points by senior Blake Reynolds, the top-seeded Jackson boys basketball team cruised into a semifinal in the SEMO Conference Tournament with a 72-40 win over Kennett on Tuesday.
High school roundup: Central swim team hosts Splash Out Cancer Meet (12/10/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Jimerson leads NMCC to 63-53 upset win over Notre Dame in conference tournament (12/10/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- In the SEMO Conference, any win is a good win. But for New Madrid County Central's Willie Jimerson, he believed his team's win over Notre Dame was a bit sweeter. The Eagles, seeded fifth in the SEMO Conference tournament, pulled off the third upset of the tournament so far taking down No. 4 Notre Dame 63-53 at the Sikeston Field House...
Bloomfield wins again, Bernie suffers first loss, Dexter falls to Cape Central boys basketball team (12/10/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. - No. 2 seeded Cape Central outscored Dexter by single digits in every quarter on its way to a 41-29 victory in an elimination game at the SEMO Conference Tournament Tuesday night at Sikeston. Cape Central limited Dexter to seven field goals. Dexter tallied 14 of its points from the free throw line...
Jimerson leads NMCC to 63-53 upset win over Notre Dame in conference tournament (12/10/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- In the SEMO Conference, any win is a good win. But for New Madrid County Central's Willie Jimerson, he believed his team's win over Notre Dame was a bit sweeter. The Eagles, seeded fifth in the SEMO Conference tournament, pulled off the third upset of the tournament so far taking down No. 4 Notre Dame 63-53 at the Sikeston Field House...
Charleston pulls off wild first round upset over Sikeston in SEMO Conference tournament (12/09/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- If Monday night's first round game between Sikeston and Charleston is any indication, this year's SEMO Conference tournament will not be for the faint of heart. The third-seeded Bulldogs and sixth-seeded Charleston engaged in an epic battle at the Sikeston Field House with Charleston rallying to defeat its arch rival 79-78 in perhaps the most intense and thrilling first round game in the history of the tournament's nine-year existence...
Central boys basketball team falls to Poplar Bluff in conference tourney opener (12/09/14)
Four consecutive steals in the middle of the fourth quarter allowed the seventh-seeded Poplar Bluff Mules to push their lead to 11 points before hanging on to upset the second-seeded Central Tigers 79-69 in the opening round of the SEMO Conference Tournament on Monday night at Sikeston High School.
Bearcats eliminated from conference tournament after 41-29 loss to No. 2 Cape Central (12/10/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Coming in to Tuesday's consolation semifinal game against Cape Central, the Dexter Bearcats knew how they wanted to contain the Tigers' high-power offense and, for the most part, it worked. Playing a slow, possession style of offense Dexter hung within two possessions at halftime while limiting Cape's star senior Andre Statum to seven first half points...
PREP ROUNDUP: Risco falls to South Pemiscot, Chaffee wins opener at host tournament (12/09/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- The Risco Tigers sent visiting South Pemiscot to the free throw line 46 times during its 64-51 loss Monday in its home opener. Risco was led in scoring by Cody Young's 25 before fouling out. Jarvis Johnson led South Pemiscot, who went 16 of 46 from the line, with 17 points. Steve Wilburn added 15 points and Cantrell Johnson chipped in 12...
Dexter's second half struggles prevents elusive tournament win (12/09/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A healthy offense and stout defense in the first half had the Dexter faithful hoping this time around the SEMO Conference tournament may be different. But halftime came and went and took with it the Bearcats' offense...
Bloomfield wins again, Bernie suffers first loss, Dexter falls to Cape Central boys basketball team (12/09/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. - No. 2 seeded Cape Central outscored Dexter by single digits in every quarter on its way to a 41-29 victory in an elimination game at the SEMO Conference Tournament Tuesday night at Sikeston. Cape Central limited Dexter to seven field goals. Dexter tallied 14 of its points from the free throw line...
Lady Lions host Armorel to 39-37 victory, defeat (12/09/14)
The Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions hosted Armorel on Monday night. Both junior varsity and varsity games ended with a score of 39-37, but only the JV team came away victorious.
December 9, 2014 Scoreboard (12/09/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Charleston pulls off wild first round upset over Sikeston in SEMO Conference tournament (12/09/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- If Monday night's first round game between Sikeston and Charleston is any indication, this year's SEMO Conference tournament will not be for the faint of heart. The third-seeded Bulldogs and sixth-seeded Charleston engaged in an epic battle at the Sikeston Field House with Charleston rallying to defeat its arch rival 79-78 in perhaps the most intense and thrilling first round game in the history of the tournament's nine-year existence...
Central boys basketball team falls to Poplar Bluff in conference tourney opener (12/09/14)
Four consecutive steals in the middle of the fourth quarter allowed the seventh-seeded Poplar Bluff Mules to push their lead to 11 points before hanging on to upset the second-seeded Central Tigers 79-69 in the opening round of the SEMO Conference Tournament on Monday night at Sikeston High School.
High school roundup: Chaffee girls basketball team wins tourney opener (12/09/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Monday.
Dexter drops SEMO Conference Tournament opener to Kennett (12/08/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball program jumped out to a 23-13 lead but was unable to generate enough offense in the second half to secure a victory in its opening-round contest at the SEMO Conference Tournament Monday night at Sikeston...
Defending champion Jackson receives top seed for Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament (12/08/14)
The Jackson and Central basketball teams met for the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament title a year ago.
Bernie boys basketball program claims 7th opening-season tournament title in eight years (12/07/14)
HOLCOMB -- It didn't finish out like the rout it was last year. But it started out like one. A year after Bernie beat Twin Rivers by 28 points in the Holcomb Invitational (played in Bernie last year) championship, the top-seeded Mules took a double-digit lead in the first quarter Friday night...
Dexter drops SEMO Conference Tournament opener to Kennett (12/08/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball program jumped out to a 23-13 lead but was unable to generate enough offense in the second half to secure a victory in its opening-round contest at the SEMO Conference Tournament Monday night at Sikeston...
December 8, 2014 Scoreboard (12/08/14)
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Saxony Lutheran girls basketball program wins first appearance in Farmington Invitational (12/08/14)
FARMINGTON, Mo. - Saxony Lutheran coach Sam Sides wasn't sure how his top-seeded Crusaders would fare as the smallest school in a seven-team Farmington Invitational that featured five traditional Class 4 juggernauts and Class 5 Jackson. "I didn't know if we deserved to be the No. 1 seed or not," Sides said. "Dexter is always good and Jackson is in it. We'd never played in this tournament before and I didn't know if we could compete or not, but I've got some good players . . ."...
Matukewicz speaks to basketball coaches at seeding meeting for basketball tournament (12/08/14)
Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz always jumps at the opportunity to talk to other coaches. His answer, he said, when he was asked to speak to a room full of coaches, officials and tournament organizers at the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament seeding meeting was, "Hell yes."...
Reynold's long 3 gives Woodland boys basketball team its tournament championship (12/06/14)
The senior sank a deep 3-pointer with 1.2 seconds remaining to give the Cardinals a 61-58 victory over Scott City.
Scott County Central boys basketball team wins seventh straight OIT (12/06/14)
ORAN, Mo. -- Scott County Central went to a zone defense to try to help contain Malden senior Cortez Robbins in the championship game of the Oran Invitational Tournament on Friday night. In the process, the six-time defending tournament champs found the zone...
Advance boys basketball team defeats host Oran in third-place game of OIT (12/07/14)
The basket must have looked as big as a golf hole for Advance guard Brian Whitson on Friday night in the third-place game of the Oran Invitational Tournament. And for the junior, that's a good thing. Whitson, who finished fourth at the Class 1 state golf tournament in May as a freshman, was filling the basket with 3-pointers against the Eagles...
Advance boys basketball team defeats host Oran in third-place game of OIT (12/06/14)
The basket must have looked as big as a golf hole for Advance guard Brian Whitson on Friday night in the third-place game of the Oran Invitational Tournament. And for the junior, that's a good thing. Whitson, who finished fourth at the Class 1 state golf tournament in May as a freshman, was filling the basket with 3-pointers against the Eagles...
Dexter girls fall to Saxony Lutheran, Sikeston boys best Dexter basketball team (12/06/14)
FARMINGTON, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team went kneck and kneck with the Saxony Lutheran Crusaders for the final three quarters of play Friday night but was unable to overcome an early deficit...
Sikeston cruises past Dexter in home opener (12/06/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- New Dexter head coach Josh Dowdy had a game-plan against the Sikeston Bulldogs and he was sticking to it. No matter what. Dowdy's tactic to slow the tempo of the game and keep the ball away from the Bulldogs worked early, but the Bearcats couldn't generate enough offense as Sikeston cruised to a 52-27 SEMO Conference win in its home opener at the Field House on Friday night...
Notre Dame upends Charleston 75-73 in overtime (12/06/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Notre Dame head coach Paul Unterreiner had no idea what to draw up next. His team was tied with Charleston with nine seconds left in overtime and the first-year head coach had everyone confused. "Coach struggled to draw up a play," Notre Dame senior Thomas Himmelberg said. "None of us knew what we were doing. Originally, he had a play drew up for our sophomore (Blake Bauwens) to hit the game-winning shot. He came in the locker room and said 'sorry.'"...
Scott County Central wins OIT title with 71-67 victory over Malden (12/06/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- In it's 59-year history the Oran Invitational Tournament has been more or less owned by the Scott County Central Braves. Heading into Friday's title game against Malden, the Braves had already appeared in the tournament's championship game a total of 30 times, having won it 21 of those instances...
High school roundup: Saxony Lutheran boys hoops team claims 3rd in Crystal City (12/06/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Friday.
High school roundup: Central boys basketball team takes Lutheran South tournament title (12/06/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
Reynold's long 3 gives Woodland boys basketball team its tournament championship (12/06/14)
The senior sank a deep 3-pointer with 1.2 seconds remaining to give the Cardinals a 61-58 victory over Scott City.
Dexter girls fall to Saxony Lutheran, Sikeston boys best Dexter basketball team (12/06/14)
FARMINGTON, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team went kneck and kneck with the Saxony Lutheran Crusaders for the final three quarters of play Friday night but was unable to overcome an early deficit...
Sikeston cruises past Dexter in home opener (12/06/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- New Dexter head coach Josh Dowdy had a game-plan against the Sikeston Bulldogs and he was sticking to it. No matter what. Dowdy's tactic to slow the tempo of the game and keep the ball away from the Bulldogs worked early, but the Bearcats couldn't generate enough offense as Sikeston cruised to a 52-27 SEMO Conference win in its home opener at the Field House on Friday night...
Kennett tops Portageville at Bulldog Classic (12/06/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians basketball team earned their spot in the final of the Bulldog Classic, after beating Portageville in a game that pitted sibling coaches against one another.
Bernie earns top prize at Holcomb Invitational (12/06/14)
The Bernie Mules beat Twins Rivers for the Holcomb Invitational championship on Friday night. Twin Rivers struggled to find a way to take a lead agains the Mules, and the game ended 46-39. In the matchup for third place, Bloomfield beat Puxico 79-66. In the consolation championship, Campbell cruised past hosts Holcomb 44-25...
Kennett tops Portageville at Bulldog Classic (12/06/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians basketball team earned their spot in the final of the Bulldog Classic, after beating Portageville in a game that pitted sibling coaches against one another.
Malden boys basketball team downs Oran in OIT, advances to face Scott County Central (12/05/14)
The third-seeded Malden Green Wave finished 20 of 26 (77 percent) from the free-throw line and outlasted the second-seeded tournament host Eagles 70-63 on Thursday.
Bernie, Twin Rivers advance to Holcomb Invitational boys basketball title game again (12/05/14)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - The Bernie Mules and Twin Rivers Royals are slated to meet once again in the championship of the Holcomb Invitational boys basketball tournament Friday night at 8:30 p.m. Both teams collected come-from-behind victories Thursday night in their respective semifinals...
Scott City boys basketball team holds off Perryville to reach Woodland final (12/05/14)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Scott City boys basketball coach Mark Dannenmueller wanted to keep things simple for his players heading into the fourth quarter of the Rams' semifinal game against Perryville in the Woodland tournament Thursday night. His message to his players, who led the third-seeded Pirates by one point after each quarter of the game, was to forget about the previous 24 minutes and win the final quarter.
Oran falls to Malden 70-63 in OIT semifinals (12/05/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- After a back-and-forth game between second-seeded Oran and third-seeded Malden it was the Green Wave's deft free throw shooting that booked their ticket to the Oran Invitational Tournament title game. Building a five-point lead in the final three minutes of the contest, Malden hit 13 of their final 14 free throws to hold on for a 70-63 final that propels them back to the title game after a seven-year absence...
Braves reach ninth-straight OIT final with win over Advance (12/05/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- For the ninth-straight year the Scott County Central Braves find themselves back in the Oran Invitational Tournament title game. The six-time defending champions held off a resilient Advance squad in Thursday's semifinal contest for a 90-66 win...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston wrestling team sweeps Dexter, Notre Dame (12/05/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston wrestling team swept its dual match against Dexter and Notre Dame Thursday night at Notre Dame High School. Sikeston took down Dexter 49-21 and Notre Dame 80-0. Results from the Dexter match are as follows:...
Lady Bearcats pull off come-from-behind win to beat Jackson (12/05/14)
FARMINGTON -- Dexter junior point guard Dakota Reynolds has a knack for protecting the ball until she is fouled late in close game and then delivering at the free throw line. Such a display took place in the final two minutes of regulation in third-seeded Dexter's game against the second-seeded Jackson Indians Thursday night in a semifinal of the Farmington Invitational. ...
December 5, 2014 Scoreboard (12/05/14)
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Bernie, Twin Rivers advance to Holcomb Invitational boys basketball title game again (12/05/14)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - The Bernie Mules and Twin Rivers Royals are slated to meet once again in the championship of the Holcomb Invitational boys basketball tournament Friday night at 8:30 p.m. Both teams collected come-from-behind victories Thursday night in their respective semifinals...
Scott City holds off Perryville to reach Woodland final (12/05/14)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Scott City boys basketball coach Mark Dannenmueller wanted to keep things simple for his players heading into the fourth quarter of the Rams' semifinal game against Perryville in the Woodland tournament Thursday night. His message to his players, who led the third-seeded Pirates by one point after each quarter of the game, was to forget about the previous 24 minutes and win the final quarter...
Malden boys basketball team downs Oran in OIT, advances to face Scott County Central (12/05/14)
ORAN, Mo. -- It came down to the charity stripe in the last semifinal of the Oran Invitational Tournament. The third-seeded Malden Green Wave finished 20 of 26 (77 percent) from the free-throw line and outlasted the second-seeded tournament host Eagles 70-63 on Thursday...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston wrestling team sweeps Dexter, Notre Dame (12/05/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston wrestling team swept its dual match against Dexter and Notre Dame Thursday night at Notre Dame High School. Sikeston took down Dexter 49-21 and Notre Dame 80-0. Results from the Dexter match are as follows:...
High school roundup: Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team advances to Farmington final (12/05/14)
All score were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
Dexter scores final 22 points to beat Jackson 57-48 at Farmington Invitational girls basketball tournament (12/04/14)
FARMINGTON, Mo. - Dexter junior point guard Dakota Reynolds has a knack for protecting the ball until she is fouled late in close game and then delivering at the free throw line. Such a display took place in the final two minutes of regulation in third-seeded Dexter's game against the second-seeded Jackson Indians Thursday night in a semifinal of the Farmington Invitational. ...
Fast start fuels Advance win over Kelly at OIT (12/04/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Thanks in part to a hot start by sophomore Preston Wuebker, fourth-seeded Advance took advantage of a big first half to ensure fifth-seeded Kelly couldn't pull off the upset. Closing out opening round play at the Oran Invitational tournament on Wednesday the Hornets built a 34-point lead at the break before cruising to an 81-44 turbo-clocked win...
PREP ROUNDUP: Dexter downs Notre Dame, Sikeston freshman and JH teams win (12/04/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- Melanie McKuin and Hannah Thurmon each scored 21 points as the Dexter Lady Bearcats cruised past Notre Dame 82-51 Wednesday during the Farmington Invitational tournament. Thurman added 10 rebounds and four blocks while Krysten Garrison added 16 points and 10 rebounds...
December 4, 2014 Scoreboard (12/04/14)
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Dexter girls basketball team collects mercy rule win against Notre Dame in opener (12/04/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the game is available at this link: Dexter girls basketball team in action against Notre Dame FARMINGTON, Mo. - The Dexter Lady Bearcats' offense wasted little time getting down to business Wednesday night in its season-opener at the Farmington Invitational...
PREP ROUNDUP: Dexter downs Notre Dame, Sikeston freshman and JH teams win (12/04/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- Melanie McKuin and Hannah Thurmon each scored 21 points as the Dexter Lady Bearcats cruised past Notre Dame 82-51 Wednesday during the Farmington Invitational tournament. Thurman added 10 rebounds and four blocks while Krysten Garrison added 16 points and 10 rebounds...
Bloomfield boys basketball team opens season with 70-52 win (12/03/14)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - The No. 2 seeded Bloomfield Wildcats jumped out to a 20-9 lead after one quarter and never looked back on its way to a 70-52 victory against No. 7 seeded Piggott, Ark., in a quarterfinal at the Holcomb Invitational Tuesday. Bloomfield six-foot-three junior forward Noah Vandiver calculated 16 of his team-high 18 points after halftime...
Dexter suffers opening season loss to Bluejays 76-47 (12/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- With back-to-back games against Charleston and Sikeston to open the season followed by the SEMO Conference tournament, new Dexter head coach Josh Dowdy has a front-loaded schedule few would envy taking over a program...
Sikeston opens season with 62-51 win over Blytheville, Ark. (12/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. -- With nearly an entire new team, the Sikeston Bulldogs are bound to go through a few growing pains this season. In the season opener at Blytheville on Tuesday, the Bulldogs showed signs of being a strong defensive team as well as a hard-nosed rebounding team, but also showed some inexperience in handling situations late...
High school roundup: Advance boys basketball team defeats Kelly in Oran Invitational (12/03/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
December 3, 2014 Scoreboard (12/03/14)
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Dexter boys put up fight after trailing early in opener against Charleston (12/03/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball program did its best to rally for a victory after falling behind the Charleston Bluejays 12-0 in its home opener Tuesday night at the Bearcat Event Center. Dexter cut an early double-digit deficit to 18-13 by the final minute of the first quarter before Charleston padded its advantage back to nine at 34-25 by halftime. The Bearcats fought back again when Ethan Flowers opened the second half with a 3-pointer to trim the margin to 34-28...
Dexter boys put up fight after trailing early in opener against Charleston (12/03/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball program did its best to rally for a victory after falling behind the Charleston Bluejays 12-0 in its home opener Tuesday night at the Bearcat Event Center. Dexter cut an early double-digit deficit to 18-13 by the final minute of the first quarter before Charleston padded its advantage back to nine at 34-25 by halftime. The Bearcats fought back again when Ethan Flowers opened the second half with a 3-pointer to trim the margin to 34-28...
Meadow Heights wins opener in Woodland Tournament (12/03/14)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- An extra day off without any basketball may have been just what the Meadow Heights Panthers needed.
Sikeston opens season with 62-51 win over Blytheville, Ark. (12/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. -- With nearly an entire new team, the Sikeston Bulldogs are bound to go through a few growing pains this season. In the season opener at Blytheville on Tuesday, the Bulldogs showed signs of being a strong defensive team as well as a hard-nosed rebounding team, but also showed some inexperience in handling situations late...
Meadow Heights wins opener in Woodland Tournament (12/03/14)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- An extra day off without any basketball may have been just what the Meadow Heights Panthers needed.
Bernie, Puxico secure opening-round wins at Holcomb Invitational (12/02/14)
Note: A photo gallery of Monday's action at the Holcomb Invitational is available at this link: View Photos Here HOLCOMB, Mo. - Bernie-Puxico Round 1 is set for Thursday at 6 p.m. after both programs secured quarterfinal victories at the eight-team Holcomb Invitational varsity boys basketball tournament Monday...
PREP ROUNDUP: Risco drops to Bernie, Lady Jays take down East Prairie (12/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com HOLCOMB -- The Risco Tigers lost its opening round game of the Holcomb Invitational tournament Monday falling to Bernie 57-32. Risco, the eighth seed, was led by Luke Simmons' 14 points. Drew Fortner scored nine. Matt Vernon led the top-seeded Mules with 18 points. Brandson Sparks added 12...
Holcomb Invitational Tournament bracket takes shape (12/02/14)
The first two days of the Holcomb Invitation Tournament are in the books, with Bernie, Puxico, Bloomfield, and Twin Rivers advancing in the winner's bracket.
December 2, 2014 Scoreboard (12/02/14)
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Bernie, Puxico secure opening-round wins at Holcomb Invitational (12/02/14)
Note: A photo gallery of Monday's action at the Holcomb Invitational is available at this link: View Photos Here HOLCOMB, Mo. - Bernie-Puxico Round 1 is set for Thursday at 6 p.m. after both programs secured quarterfinal victories at the eight-team Holcomb Invitational varsity boys basketball tournament Monday...
PREP ROUNDUP: Risco drops to Bernie, Lady Jays take down East Prairie (12/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com HOLCOMB -- The Risco Tigers lost its opening round game of the Holcomb Invitational tournament Monday falling to Bernie 57-32. Risco, the eighth seed, was led by Luke Simmons' 14 points. Drew Fortner scored nine. Matt Vernon led the top-seeded Mules with 18 points. Brandson Sparks added 12...
Stoddard County boys and girls basketball previews (12/01/14)
By DUSTIN WARD Daily Statesman ADVANCE, Mo. - Expectations remain high for the Advance Hornets varsity boys basketball program after a trip to the Class 2 state quarterfinals last season. "I expect a lot this season," Advance second-year coach Bubba Wheetley said. "It's going to be hard to replace Lane, but we've got some young kids coming up who can shoot and handle the ball pretty good. We are really looking forward to this year."...
Bogan lifts Charleston to 66-56 win over Liberty Tech (12/01/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Delfincko Bogan is back to his old tricks. The Charleston senior scored 18 points in the fourth quarter and helped stave off Liberty Tech, Tenn., Saturday during the second day of the Riverbend Classic at New Madrid County Central High School...
Porter sinks game-winner, Scott Central defeats Covington 71-69 (12/01/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- After trailing the entire first half, the Scott County Central Braves showed once again it's not how you start, but how you finish. Taking on Covington, Tenn., on the second day of the Riverbend Classic, the Braves rode a hot second half to a 71-69 win over the Chargers that was sealed with a game-winning shot from junior Jeffery Porter...
Quick start leads NMCC to win over Blue Devils (12/01/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Three players scored in double digits for New Madrid County Central as they fended off West Memphis, Ark., 79-68 Saturday during the finale of the Riverbend Classic at New Madrid County Central High School...
Sikeston junior varsity takes second at ND tournament (12/01/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston junior varsity basketball team finished second in the Notre Dame J.V. Tournament on Saturday afternoon after falling 43-36 to Notre Dame. Sikeston fell behind 17-5 after one quarter and trailed by as much as 25-5 in the second quarter, but eventually rallied to trim the lead in the fourth quarter...
Kennett's 7th grade beats Dexter, 8th grade falls (12/01/14)
Kennett's middle school boys basketball team hosted Dexter Monday night. The seventh grade powered past the Bearcats 31-25, before the eighth grade struggled in a 33-18 loss.
Kennett tops New Madrid County Central at JV tournament (12/01/14)
Kennett's junior varsity basketball team took center stage as they hosted the first day of the JV tournament. The contest also features Dyer County, New Madrid County Central (NMCC), and Poplar Bluff.
Kennett's 7th grade beats Dexter, 8th grade falls (12/01/14)
Kennett's middle school boys basketball team hosted Dexter Monday night. The seventh grade powered past the Bearcats 31-25, before the eighth grade struggled in a 33-18 loss.
Kennett tops New Madrid County Central at JV tournament (12/01/14)
Kennett's junior varsity basketball team took center stage as they hosted the first day of the JV tournament. The contest also features Dyer County, New Madrid County Central (NMCC), and Poplar Bluff.
Sikeston junior varsity takes second at ND tournament (12/01/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston junior varsity basketball team finished second in the Notre Dame J.V. Tournament on Saturday afternoon after falling 43-36 to Notre Dame. Sikeston fell behind 17-5 after one quarter and trailed by as much as 25-5 in the second quarter, but eventually rallied to trim the lead in the fourth quarter...
Stoddard County boys and girls basketball previews (12/01/14)
By DUSTIN WARD Daily Statesman ADVANCE, Mo. - Expectations remain high for the Advance Hornets varsity boys basketball program after a trip to the Class 2 state quarterfinals last season. "I expect a lot this season," Advance second-year coach Bubba Wheetley said. "It's going to be hard to replace Lane, but we've got some young kids coming up who can shoot and handle the ball pretty good. We are really looking forward to this year."...
Meadow Heights boys build on fast start at Current River (11/30/14)
The Meadow Heights boys basketball team improved to 3-0 on the season with a pair of wins in the Current River Shootout. The Panthers defeated Van Buren 67-37 on Friday and beat Chadwick 74-32 on Saturday. Justin McGuire scored a game-high 17 points against Van Buren, while Jacob Douglas added 14 points and Jacob Hunt had 12...
NMCC debuts with 81-45 win over Cairo (11/28/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles made a commanding debut defeating Cairo, Ill., 81-45 during the second game of the Riverbend Classic on Friday afternoon. Senior Willie Jimerson led the Eagles with 25 points while sophomore Javarcus Word added 15. The guard duo paced a speedy frontcourt attack on both offense and defense while the Eagles punished Cairo with steals and forced turnovers caused by their pressure defense and layups on the other end...
SCC holds off Liberty Tech 70-58 (11/28/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Foul troubles and a short bench usually spell trouble for any team locked in a tight game. Leave it to Scott County Central to make discouraging odds work for them too. The defending Class 1 state champions held off Liberty Tech, Tenn., 70-58 in the first game of the Riverbend Classic at New Madrid County Central High School Friday afternoon with their lead returning scorer on and off the bench and an atypical Braves roster of seven players dressed out...
Bluejays slip in second half, fall to Covington 94-81 (11/28/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- In their first action of the season the Charleston Bluejays saw a hot first half give way to a cold finish Friday as they closed out opening night of the Riverbend Classic against Covington, Tenn. After trailing by just a basket at the break, the Bluejays were out-paced by 16 points in the third quarter as the Chargers held on for a 94-81 win...
Sikeston JV advances to title game of Notre Dame tournament (11/28/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston junior varsity basketball team advanced to the championship game of the Notre Dame J.V. Tournament with a 54-34 win over Farmington on Friday. The championship game was scheduled to be played on Saturday. Results from the contest will be in Monday's edition...
Sikeston JV advances to title game of Notre Dame tournament (11/28/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston junior varsity basketball team advanced to the championship game of the Notre Dame J.V. Tournament with a 54-34 win over Farmington on Friday. The championship game was scheduled to be played on Saturday. Results from the contest will be in Monday's edition...
Indians lose to West Memphis at Riverbend Classic (11/28/14)
Kennett lost 48-35 Friday night, in one of the two games they will play at the 20th Riverbend Classic at New Madrid County Central High School.
BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: New cast hoping to lift Risco back on top of new district (11/26/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- Their streak of consecutive district titles in Class 1, District 1 took a hit last season. Now the Risco Tigers will look to get back on top of a new district but they'll rely on a new cast to do so. The Tigers were moved to Class 1, District 2 along with Oran and Advance after winning four of the last five district championships in District 1...
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs drop first game, Oran routs SCC (11/26/14)
JACKSON -- The Sikeston lady Bulldogs opened their season with a 48-28 loss to Saxony Lutheran on Tuesday. The Lady Crusaders jumped out to a 15-9 lead after the first quarter and led 23-13 at the break. They outscored the Lady Bulldogs 25-15 in the second half...
BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Bulldogs hoping to reload, not rebuild (11/26/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- When a team loses eight seniors to graduation, including a two-time all-state player, it's usually a recipe for a rebuilding year for most schools. But Sikeston head coach Gregg Holifield, now entering his 17th year at the school, has constructed his program to the point of reloading, not rebuilding, and he hopes to continue that trend this season...
BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: New Madrid County Central muffles talk of great expectations (11/26/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- New Madrid County Central enters the new season with the most promise, arguably, of any team in southeast Missouri. The Eagles return nearly everyone from last season which includes all-state guard Willie Jimerson and a talented supporting cast to compliment the senior. On top of that, their district rival has a new postseason home which makes way for the 'districts or bust' adage surrounding the preseason hype...
BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Bogan leads unsettled Bluejays into new district (11/26/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- While they bring back one of the top players in southeast Missouri, the Charleston Bluejays enter the season with little else settled as they try and replace most of last year's starting lineup. Reigning SEMO Conference Player of the Year Delfincko Bogan will lead a young Bluejay squad that hopes to gel in time to contend for their fifth-straight district title...
BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: SCC moves on to new challenge in Class 2 (11/26/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Scott County Central will be moving onwards and upwards after claiming it's 17th state championship a season ago relying on three returning pieces to guide them through what is now their new home in Class 2. But moving up in classification is no deterrent from what the historically strong program has its eyes set on each and every year...
BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Dowdy returns home, hopes to change culture at Dexter (11/26/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- New head coach Josh Dowdy is the product of a more lucrative time in Dexter basketball. The 1993 graduate-turned-coach was tutored by Dexter's winningest coach, Jim Hall, who racked up 415 wins during his time...
BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: East Prairie returns veteran squad (11/26/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- Returning four of five starters from last year's team, the East Prairie Eagles bring back an experienced squad that's looking to keep the forward momentum they've built over the past several seasons. "When I took over there was some great kids here, but the program was in a total rebuilding mode," sixth-year head coach Casey Knight said. ...
BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Portageville searching for offense after seniors depart (11/26/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- The biggest test for the Portageville Bulldogs going into this season will be finding replacements for their top scorers lost to graduation. A.V. Banks led the Bulldogs with an average of 25 points and to a Class 2, District 1 semifinal appearance last season and a 9-13 record...
BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Replacing leaders is biggest test for Oran (11/26/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Falling just short of their fourth-straight district title, the Oran Eagles enter the upcoming season looking to replace their leading scorer while also contending with dropping down to Class 1 with rival Advance...
BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Richland looks to underclassmen (11/26/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ESSEX -- Despite only graduating two seniors, the Richland Rebels remain a young group entering the upcoming season where they'll try to improve on last year's three-win campaign. "We have a young bunch," Rebels' head coach Matt Cline said. "We're just kind of feeling things out. We're throwing a few new things on them and it's been going pretty good. It's been real competitive."...
Peyton Montgomery has helped lead Central football team into unchartered territory (11/26/14)
In his first and only season wearing orange and black, Peyton Montgomery has helped lead Central to a place it's never been, the Class 4 championship game.
Southland enters second season of rebuilding project (11/26/14)
For Southland, the 2014-15 season marks the first time in many years in which the players don't have to get to know a new coach. David Kellums took over two weeks before the school season started in 2013. He got to know the players by coaching the baseball team, before struggling through a very tough basketball season...
Kennett Girls Basketball: No stranger to adversity (11/26/14)
The seniors of Kennett High School's girls basketball are entering the 2014-15 season with their fifth coach in four years. Less than three weeks before the start of the new season, Richard Driscoll resigned for personal reasons, forcing the administration to scramble to find a replacement.
Dexter M.S. boys basketball team splits close ones with Jackson (11/26/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats middle school boys basketball program earned a split decision Tuesday night at home against Jackson. The Dexter seventh grade edged Jackson 39-38. The Dexter eighth grade suffered a 47-43 double overtime loss to Jackson...
BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Bulldogs hoping to reload, not rebuild (11/26/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- When a team loses eight seniors to graduation, including a two-time all-state player, it's usually a recipe for a rebuilding year for most schools. But Sikeston head coach Gregg Holifield, now entering his 17th year at the school, has constructed his program to the point of reloading, not rebuilding, and he hopes to continue that trend this season...
High school roundup: Charleston girls basketball team downs Woodland (11/26/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team beats Sikeston in opener (11/25/14)
Tuesday night's girls basketball game for Saxony Lutheran gave Crusaders' coach Sam Sides a glimpse of what took his team to last year's Class 3 final four. It also showed just how much the Crusaders must improve if they hope for a repeat performance this season.
Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team beats Sikeston in opener (11/25/14)
Tuesday night's girls basketball game for Saxony Lutheran gave Crusaders' coach Sam Sides a glimpse of what took his team to last year's Class 3 final four. It also showed just how much the Crusaders must improve if they hope for a repeat performance this season.
Lucas Nutt leads new era of Senath-Hornersville basketball (11/25/14)
The Senath-Hornersville boys basketball team is gearing up for a new season under the helm of a brand new head coach with a rich coaching heritage.
Southland falls to strong opponent in season opener (11/25/14)
On Monday, the Southland Rebels fell in a very difficullt season opener.
November 25, 2014 Scoreboard (11/25/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Zalma Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Mississippi Valley Coach: Bryant Fernetti, 3rd year District: Class 1 District 3 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Cole Shelby, Brent Overbey, Andrew Hovis, D.J. Hankins, Christopher Lombeida Starters lost: None Last year's record: 1-20...
Zalma Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Mississippi Valley Coach: Bryant Fernetti, 3rd year District: Class 1 District 3 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Cole Shelby, Brent Overbey, Andrew Hovis, D.J. Hankins, Christopher Lombeida Starters lost: None Last year's record: 1-20...
Woodland Girls Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Stoddard County Coach: Robert Stein, 3rd year District: Class 3 District 2 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Shelby Sawyer, Whitney Lincoln Starters lost: Josie Long, Kat Cooper, Lindsey Craft, Taylor Toombs Last year's record: 17-6 Postseason result: Lost to St. Pius X (Festus) 67-50 in a district quarterfinal...
Woodland Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Stoddard County Coach: Logan Nutt, 1st year District: Class 3 District 2 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Garret Reynolds, Devon Gramlisch, Landon Johnson, Evan Grindstaff Starters lost: Last year's record: 11-13 Postseason result: Lost to West County 75-70 in district quarterfinal...
St. Vincent Girls Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Jefferson County Activities Association (JCAA) -- Small Schools Division Coach: Chad Unterreiner, first year District: Class 2 District 3 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: None Starters lost: Katie Mattingly, Casey Unterreiner, Abby Ruessler, Rachel Mudd, Holly Blandford...
St. Vincent Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Jefferson County Activities Association (JCAA) -- Small Schools Division Coach: Bruce Valleroy, 22nd year District: Class 2 District 3 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Trevor Leible, Kaleb Schnurbusch Starters lost: Kevin Mattingly, Alex Winkler Nathan Carroll...
Scott County Central Girls Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Scott-Mississippi Coach: Matt Limbaugh District: Class 2 District 1 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Maddison Avance Starters lost: Mikaela Blissett, Johniqua Fort, Derien Ditto, Abby Ross Last year's record: 16-10 Postseason result: Lost to Naylor 44-33 in a Class 1 sectional...
Notre Dame Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: SEMO Conference Coach: Paul Unterreiner, 1st year District: Class 4 District 1 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Quinn Poythress, Grant Ressel, Dean Crippen, Chase Urhahn Starters lost: Jordan Barber Last year's record: 17-8 Postseason result: Lost to Central 51-49 in district semifinals...
Scott City Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Scott-Mississippi Coach: Mark Dannenmueller, 5th year District: Class 3 District 2 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Trent Pobst, Isiah Berry, Brock Uelsmann, Dylan Keller, Braden Cox Starters lost: None Last year's record: 8-16 Postseason result: Lost to Clearwater 69-37 in a district quarterfinal...
Perryville Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Jefferson County Activities Association (Large Schools Division) Coach: Justin Dreyer, 3rd year District: Class 4 District 1 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Eli Tripp, Luke Schlichting Starters lost: Colin Schirmer, Grant Dix, Trenton Green...
St. Vincent Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Jefferson County Activities Association (JCAA) -- Small Schools Division Coach: Bruce Valleroy, 22nd year District: Class 2 District 3 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Trevor Leible, Kaleb Schnurbusch Starters lost: Kevin Mattingly, Alex Winkler Nathan Carroll...
Scott County Central Girls Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Scott-Mississippi Coach: Matt Limbaugh District: Class 2 District 1 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Maddison Avance Starters lost: Mikaela Blissett, Johniqua Fort, Derien Ditto, Abby Ross Last year's record: 16-10 Postseason result: Lost to Naylor 44-33 in a Class 1 sectional...
Kelly Girls Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Scott-Mississippi Coach: Rod McQuerter, 17th year District: Class 3 District 2 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Tessa Johnson, Stephanie Worth, Kristi Brucker, Morgan LeDure, Logan Ivie Starters lost: Payton Jones Last year's record: 17-8...
Scott County Central Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Coach: Frank Staple, 3rd year District: Class 2 District 1 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Jeffery Porter, Matthew Blissett Starters lost: LaRandis Banks, Juwan Owens, Kendall Blissett, Cameron Blissett Last year's record: 26-5 Postseason result: Defeated Meadville 69-39 in Class 1 state championship...
Scott City Girls Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Scott-Mississippi Coach: Travis Schiwitz, 1st year District: Class 3 District 2 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Lyndsie Robert, Natalie Woods, Anna Kern, Michaela Kiefer Starters lost: Shea Martin Last year's record: 1-21 Postseason result: Lost to Saxony Lutheran 77-23 in a district quarterfinal...
Scott City Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Scott-Mississippi Coach: Mark Dannenmueller, 5th year District: Class 3 District 2 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Trent Pobst, Isiah Berry, Brock Uelsmann, Dylan Keller, Braden Cox Starters lost: None Last year's record: 8-16 Postseason result: Lost to Clearwater 69-37 in a district quarterfinal...
Saxony Lutheran Girls Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: None Coach: Sam Sides, 4th year District: Class 3 District 2 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Grace Mirly, Ali Galemmo, Brianna Mueller, Raegan Wieser, Maddie Brune Starters lost: None Last year's record: 24-6 Postseason result: Lost to Hermann 68-53 in the Class 3 third-place game...
Saxony Lutheran Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: None Coach: Tim Winkler, 3rd year District: Class 3 District 2 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Chase Steffens, Ryan Palmer Starters lost: Jack Lake, Zach Beal, Hunter Coe Last year's record: 16-10 Postseason result: Lost to St. Pius X (Festus) 69-61 in a district quarterfinal...
Perryville Girls Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Jefferson County Activities Association (Large Schools Division) Coach: Vicki Lohmann, 17th year District: Class 4 District 1 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Ahnie Hoff, Kylie Bilek Starters lost: Allison Moldenhauer, Desiree Brown, Amiee More...
Perryville Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Jefferson County Activities Association (Large Schools Division) Coach: Justin Dreyer, 3rd year District: Class 4 District 1 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Eli Tripp, Luke Schlichting Starters lost: Colin Schirmer, Grant Dix, Trenton Green...
Oran Girls Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Scott-Mississippi Coach: Ethan Evans District: Class 1 District 2 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Ashlyn McIntosh, Allison Cummins Starters lost: Addie Kielhofner, Taylor Nenninger, Chrissie Sauceda Last year's record: 18-6 Postseason result: Lost to New Haven 47-27 in a state sectional...
Oran Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Scott-Mississippi Coach: Joe Shoemaker, 7th season District: Class 1 District 2 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Hunter Schlosser, Thomas Trankler, Jacob Priggel Starters lost: Seth Ressel, Chance Tenkhoff Last year's record: 21-8 Postseason result: Lost to Advance 88-79 in district championship...
Oak Ridge Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Mississippi Valley Coach: Adam Stoneking, 7th year District: Class 1 District 2 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: None Starters lost: Ryan Below, Kelby Brown, Jake LeGrand, Andrew Puchbauer, Kolt Metje Last year's record: 17-10 Postseason result: Lost to Leopold 50-49 in district semifinal...
Notre Dame Girls Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: SEMO Conference Coach: ReneƩ Peters, eighth season District: Class 4 District 1 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: None Starters lost: Annie Siebert, Kaitlin Welter, Karsen Powers, Shelby Beussink, Madeline Rosenquist Last year's record: 21-3...
Notre Dame Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: SEMO Conference Coach: Paul Unterreiner, 1st year District: Class 4 District 1 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Quinn Poythress, Grant Ressel, Dean Crippen, Chase Urhahn Starters lost: Jordan Barber Last year's record: 17-8 Postseason result: Lost to Central 51-49 in district semifinals...
Jackson Girls Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: SEMO Conference Coach: Tyler Abernathy, 4th year District: Class 5 District 1 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: McKinzie Scott, Rachel Crites, Cassidi Tomsu, Kayla Keith, Autumn Reid Starters lost: None Last year's record: 15-10 Postseason result: Lost to Fox 51-47 in district championship game...
Jackson Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: SEMO Conference Coach: Darren Scott, 11th year District: Class 5 District 1 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Blake Reynolds, Braden Wendel Starters lost: Karson King, Brandon Lueders, Josh Daume Last year's record: 25-6 Postseason result: Lost to Christian Brothers College Preparatory 75-66 in a state quarterfinal...
Central Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Coach: Drew Church, ninth season District: Class 4 District 1 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Andre Statam, Al Young, Jalen Reddin Starters lost: Jamal Cox, Mikey Jones Last year's record: 17-11 Postseason result: Lost to Farmington 50-47 in a state sectional...
Eagle Ridge Girls Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Coach: Kristen Martin, 1st year Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Emily Jackson, Shaina Canady Starters lost: Sierra Roth Last year's record: 8-11 Postseason result: Lost in semifinal game of MCSAA state tournament Last year's leaders: Points: Emily Jackson (7.9 ppg)...
Eagle Ridge Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Coach: Andrew Mellies, 8th year Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Josh King, Uzziah Beggs, Richard Mason, Lane Henson Starters lost: Josh Friedrich Last year's record: 15-9 Postseason result: Won the Missouri Christian School Athletic Association (MCSAA) Class 1A state championship...
Delta Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Scott-Mississippi & Mississippi Valley Coach: Robert Vazquez, 2nd year District: Class 1 District 2 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Austin White Starters lost: Trevor Glaus, Brandon Gaebler, Jesse Nance, Alex Lashley Last year's record: 0-20...
Chaffee Girls Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Scott-Mississippi Coach: Darrin Pruitt, 4th year District: Class 2 District 1 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Lindsey Harrell, Julia Sutterfield, Jordan Pruitt, Dakota Pepple Starters lost: None Last year's record: 8-14 Postseason result: Lost to Oran 61-25 in a district semifinal...
Central Girls Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: SEMO Conference Coach: Sherri Shirrell, 10th year District: Class 4 District 1 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Maddie Daum, Kassidy Pannier, Sarah Boerboom Starters lost: Kelly Morton, Bailey Bliss Last year's record: 5-21 Postseason result: Lost to Kennett 46-43 in a district quarterfinal...
Central Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Coach: Drew Church, ninth season District: Class 4 District 1 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Andre Statam, Al Young, Jalen Reddin Starters lost: Jamal Cox, Mikey Jones Last year's record: 17-11 Postseason result: Lost to Farmington 50-47 in a state sectional...
Advance Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Stoddard County Activities Association (SCAA) Coach: Bubba Wheetley, 2nd year District: Class 1 District 2 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Dawson Mayo, Dalton Wilson Starters lost: Lane Below, Austin Miller, Eli Seger Last year's record: 21-9...
Senath-Hornersville girls basketball season starts strong (11/25/14)
The Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions started their season off right Monday, as they hosted Campbell to a 50-22 victory. The junior varsity also won 49-14.
Meadow Heights Girls Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Mississippi Valley Coach: Rhonda Miller, 1st year District: Class 2 District 3 Roster: Returning starters: Emma Cook, Kiana Hotop, Abi Bristow Starters lost: Caitlin Cook, Hayley Thorne Last year's record: 6-17 Postseason result: Lost to Viburnum 66-53 in a district quarterfinal...
Meadow Heights Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Mississippi Valley Coach: Mark Verticchio, 2nd year District: Class 2 District 3 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Tyler Cook, Justin McGuire, Jacob Douglas Starters lost: Kyle Baremore, Ryan Foltz Last year's record: 6-17 Postseason result: Lost to Advance 83-39 in district first round...
Leopold Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Mississippi Valley Coach: Corey Brownsberger, 1st year District: Class 1 District 2 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Austin Bucher Starters lost: Cameron Davis, Dillan Vandeven, Andrew McWilliams, Zach Beel Last year's record: 21-4 Postseason result: Lost to Scott County Central 62-64 in the district championship...
Kelly Girls Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Scott-Mississippi Coach: Rod McQuerter, 17th year District: Class 3 District 2 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Tessa Johnson, Stephanie Worth, Kristi Brucker, Morgan LeDure, Logan Ivie Starters lost: Payton Jones Last year's record: 17-8...
Kelly Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Scott-Mississippi Coach: Ryan Garnett, 1st year District: Class 3 District 2 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Dalton Huffman, Evan Abernathy Starters lost: Gaven Ray, Clay Williams, Josh Roberts Last year's record: 5-18 Postseason result: Lost to Charleston 43-93 in a district quarterfinal...
Delta Girls Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Scott-Mississippi Coach: Gary Poyner, 3rd year District: Class 1 District 2 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Meagan Parker, Jamie Hodge Starters lost: Tia May, Chasity Taylor, Rachel Birkman, Alysha Vessels Last year's record: 3-17 Postseason result: Lost to Leopold 87-22 in opening round of the Class 1 District 2 tournament...
Chaffee Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Scott-Mississippi & Mississippi Valley Coach: Josh Govreau District: Class 2 District 1 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: None Starters lost: Charlie Montgomery, Layton Tenkhoff, Storm Estes, Jimmy Golden, Trevor Morehead, Peyton Montgomery...
Bell City Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Stoddard County Activities Association Coach: CJ Hadley, 2nd year District: Class 1 District 2 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Bobby Wright, Kolten Siebert, Peyton Maddox, Nolan Schaefer, Nate Finney Starters lost: None Last year's record: 6-16...
Eagle Ridge boys basketball team suffers first loss (11/23/14)
Josh King scored 21 points but it was not enough to prevent the Eagle Ridge boys basketball team from sustaining its first loss of the season Friday night in St. Louis. Host Cross Point Christian prevailed 66-57. Lane Henson added 13 points for Eagle Ridge, which fell to 5-1...
Jordan Penn named Kennett High School girls basketball head coach (11/21/14)
Jordan Penn has been named head coach of the Kennett High School girls basketball team, according to Kennett School District Assistant Superintendent and Athletic Administrator Brandon Jones.
Traditional volleyball powerhouse Mineral Area lands two Dexter talents on same day (11/21/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - Mineral Area College coach Tim Copeland likes recruiting in the south and believes he found a perfect fit for his program Thursday afternoon when Dexter seniors Shyann Jines and Jessica Lindsey signed to play college volleyball at the two-year school...
Sikeston junior high basketball splits with Dexter (11/21/14)
DEXTER -- The Sikeston eighth grade boys basketball team started its season off on the right track with a 48-38 win over Dexter at the Dexter Middle School on Thursday. The Bulldogs used a big second quarter run to defeat the previously undefeated Dexter squad...
Confidence prevails at Bootheel Conference Tournament (11/21/14)
At the 2014 Girls Junior High Bootheel Conference Tournament in Senath-Hornersville, the hosts earned spots in both seventh and eighth grade tournament finals. The seventh grade earned a championship trophy after a hard-fought battle, while the eighth grade were overpowered by the number four seed.
Confidence prevails at Bootheel Conference Tournament (11/21/14)
At the 2014 Girls Junior High Bootheel Conference Tournament in Senath-Hornersville, the hosts earned spots in both seventh and eighth grade tournament finals. The seventh grade earned a championship trophy after a hard-fought battle, while the eighth grade were overpowered by the number four seed.
Sikeston junior high basketball splits with Dexter (11/21/14)
DEXTER -- The Sikeston eighth grade boys basketball team started its season off on the right track with a 48-38 win over Dexter at the Dexter Middle School on Thursday. The Bulldogs used a big second quarter run to defeat the previously undefeated Dexter squad...
Seeds released for SEMO Conference tournament (11/20/14)
SIKESTON -- The Jackson Indians were selected as the top seed for the 2014 SEMO Conference tournament Wednesday night. The Indians were winners of their first conference tournament in school history last season taking down Notre Dame 62-42. Cape Central was named the second seed followed by Sikeston at No. ...
Kennett girls basketball coach resigns (11/19/14)
Richard Driscoll has resigned from his position as head coach of the Kennett Middle School and High School girls basketball teams, affective immediately.
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Kennett girls basketball coach resigns (11/19/14)
Richard Driscoll has resigned from his position as head coach of the Kennett Middle School and High School girls basketball teams, affective immediately.
Eagle Ridge boys basketball team stays unbeaten (11/19/14)
Josh King scored 10 points to lead the Eagle Ridge Christian boys basketball team to a 58-24 victory over visiting Community Christian Academy on Tuesday. Richard Mason and Uzziah Beggs each added eight points. Nathan Parker grabbed six rebounds for the Eagles and Jordan Cliff added six assists...