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Changes ahead for SEMO Conference football divisions (04/03/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com With the addition of a new football team, the SEMO Conference divisions will have a different look in the future. Kelly High School was voted in as the newest member of the now 17-team SEMO Conference forcing conference officials to realign into four divisions...
Changes ahead for SEMO Conference football divisions (04/03/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com With the addition of a new football team, the SEMO Conference divisions will have a different look in the future. Kelly High School was voted in as the newest member of the now 17-team SEMO Conference forcing conference officials to realign into four divisions...
Chaz Brown signs on with Case Western Reserve University (03/18/15)
For the second time this year, players, coaches and family members gathered inside the Kennett High School library to honor another football player who will soon move on to the next level. Tuesday morning, Chaz Brown made it official by signing on to play football at Case Western Reserve University...
Chaz Brown signs on with Case Western Reserve University (03/18/15)
For the second time this year, players, coaches and family members gathered inside the Kennett High School library to honor another football player who will soon move on to the next level. Tuesday morning, Chaz Brown made it official by signing on to play football at Case Western Reserve University...
Britt Harris demonstrates potential of Kennett's high school wrestling program (02/27/15)
Hundreds of wrestlers recently filled Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo., all aiming for the top prize at the 85th MSHSAA Wrestling Championships. Some of them may have worked their entire lives to get there, but one of them did so with roughly four months under his belt.
Dryden signs with Missouri Baptist (02/18/15)
Central's Young among football recruits to participate in Junior Day at Mizzou (02/17/15)
It's no secret that Al Young has impressed the likes of fans, opposing coaches and players during his past two football seasons at Central.
Central's Young among footbal recruits to participate in Junior Day at Mizzou (02/16/15)
It's no secret that Al Young has impressed the likes of fans, opposing coaches and players during his past two football seasons at Central.
Fall sports finalists revealed at first Semoball Awards selection show (02/07/15)
More than 50 fall sports high school athletes from Southeast Missouri were announced as finalists at the first Semoball Awards selection show on Saturday at Dexter Bar-B-Que in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
Fall sports finalists revealed at first Semoball Awards selection show (02/07/15)
More than 50 fall sports high school athletes from Southeast Missouri were announced as finalists at the first Semoball Awards selection show on Saturday at Dexter Bar-B-Que in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
Southeast Missouri State football team inks Jackson QB Dante Vandeven (02/05/15)
"Well, first and foremost, he's got 'it,'" Matukewicz said of Vandeven at a press conference on Wednesday afternoon to discuss he newest signing class.
Central football's Flye-Sadler signs with Austin Peay (02/05/15)
In front of a handful of family, friends and coaches, senior offensive tackle Jaylen Flye-Sadler signed a National Letter of Intent at Central High School to continue his football career with Austin Peay.
Chaffee football player Trevor Morehead officially an Austin Peay Governor (02/05/15)
Although Chaffee's Trevor Morehead had already made plans to play college football prior to the start of his final varsity season, everything could've changed when the 6-foot-2, 291-pound offensive and defensive lineman tore his ACL during a Week 4 game.
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."...
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 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 Missouri State football signee: Bud Hilburn (02/04/15)
Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz's message to Kennett senior Bud Hilburn throughout his recruitment and Kennett coach Aaron Pixley's description of Hilburn as a player were nearly one in the same. "I think Coach Tuke's message the whole time is just, 'Come in, do your job, work as hard as you can and I think things will be OK,'" Pixley said. ...
Southeast Missouri State football signee: Dante Vandeven (02/04/15)
The Basics Name: Dante Vandeven High School: Jackson (Mo.) High School Position: Quarterback Measurables: 6-2, 190 pounds Hudl: Click here Profile Jackson football coach Brent Eckley has a pretty good idea of what it is that the coaching staff at nearby Southeast Missouri State looks for during the recruiting process...
Central football's Flye-Sadler signs with Austin Peay (02/04/15)
In front of a handful of family, friends and coaches, senior offensive tackle Jaylen Flye-Sadler signed a National Letter of Intent at Central High School to continue his football career with Austin Peay.
Bud Hilburn signs with Southeast Missouri State University (02/04/15)
On National Signing Day, the Southeast Missouri State University football team unveiled it's signing class. Among them, was Kennett's Bud Hilburn. HIlburn was joined by family, faculty and the entire 2014 Indians football team inside the Kennett High School library as he signed on for the next chapter of his athletic and academic career...
Bud Hilburn signs with Southeast Missouri State University (02/04/15)
On National Signing Day, the Southeast Missouri State University football team unveiled it's signing class. Among them, was Kennett's Bud Hilburn. HIlburn was joined by family, faculty and the entire 2014 Indians football team inside the Kennett High School library as he signed on for the next chapter of his athletic and academic career...
Semoball Awards fall sports selection show scheduled for Feb. 7 (02/01/15)
More than 150 high school athletes from across Southeast Missouri were recognized last summer at the Show Me Center as part of the inaugural Semoball Awards. Now for Round 2.
Semoball Awards fall sports selection show slated for Feb. 7 (02/01/15)
More than 150 high school athletes from across Southeast Missouri were recognized last summer at the Show Me Center as part of the inaugural Semoball Awards. Now for Round 2.
Southeast Missourian football player of the year: Cape Central's Al Young (01/22/15)
Some players wait for the ball to come to them, and some go and get it. Al Young is most definitely the latter.
Southeast Missourian football player of the year: Cape Central's Al Young (01/21/15)
Some players wait for the ball to come to them, and some go and get it. Al Young is most definitely the latter.
Standard Democrat Football Player of the Year: Dremond Robinson (12/24/14)
Malden's historic season embodied by Robinson's dominating runs and quick-strike scoring ability
All-Standard Democrat Football team (12/24/14)
About this team: The All-SD team was chosen by the Standard Democrat sports department from our coverage area that includes: Chaffee, Charleston, Dexter, East Prairie, Kelly, Malden, NMCC, Portageville and Sikeston
Five Tigers, two Indians receive all-state recognition (12/16/14)
Five Central players and Tigers coach Nathan Norman were recognized in the Missouri media All-State teams released Tuesday.
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. Jackson, which emerged with the championship last year after a 59-55 win, was named the favorite again this year after coaches voted to give the Indians the No. 1 seed at Sunday evening's seeding meeting. Central was picked to meet them in the title game again as the No. 2 seed, but the lead up to the start of this season has been radically different for the Indians and Tigers...
2014 Missouri Football Coaches Association All-State Football Teams (12/06/14)
Four members of the Central football team were named first-team all-state by the Missouri Football Coaches Association on Friday.
SEMO All-Conference football teams selected (12/04/14)
The 2014 SEMO Confernce teams are selected by the coaches. SEMO NORTH Offense First Team QB -- Dante Vandeven, Jackson, Sr., 6-2, 190 RB -- Braion Owens, Cape Central, Sr., 5-11, 190 RB -- Earnest Fobbs, Sikeston, Jr., 6-1, 170 RB -- Bi Nguyen, Poplar Bluff, Sr., 5-9, 140...
Jackson pair take home SEMO Conference's highest football honors (12/04/14)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Jackson Indians swept the two biggest awards Wednesday night during the 69th Annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Gridiron Banquet at the Black River Coliseum. Dante Vandeven was awarded the SEMO Conference's highest honor with the Carr Award as best high school football player in Southeast Missouri...
Kennett football earns SEMO All-Conference nods (12/04/14)
Seven Kennett High School football players earned their spot on the SEMO Central All-Conference team. The selections were announced at a banquet Wednesday night in Sikeston.
Jackson pair take home SEMO Conference's highest football honors (12/04/14)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Jackson Indians swept the two biggest awards Wednesday night during the 69th Annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Gridiron Banquet at the Black River Coliseum. Dante Vandeven was awarded the SEMO Conference's highest honor with the Carr Award as best high school football player in Southeast Missouri...
Jackson QB Vandeven claims Carr Award (12/03/14)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Jackson Indians swept the two biggest awards Wednesday night during the 69th Annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Gridiron Banquet at the Black River Coliseum. Dante Vandeven was awarded the SEMO Conference's highest honor with the Carr Award as best high school football player in Southeast Missouri...
Jackson QB Vandeven claims Carr Award (12/03/14)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Jackson Indians swept the two biggest awards Wednesday night during the 69th Annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Gridiron Banquet at the Black River Coliseum. Dante Vandeven was awarded the SEMO Conference's highest honor with the Carr Award as best high school football player in Southeast Missouri...
Six Dexter players make media all-region football team (12/01/14)
The Missouri Sportswriters Association released its all-region football team Monday. Six Dexter football players were selected to the Class 3 all-region team. Dexter junior offensive lineman Jared Deal was selected first-team offense. Deal made the line calls and was a tenacious blocker...
Six Dexter players make media all-region football team (12/01/14)
The Missouri Sportswriters Association released its all-region football team Monday. Six Dexter football players were selected to the Class 3 all-region team. Dexter junior offensive lineman Jared Deal was selected first-team offense. Deal made the line calls and was a tenacious blocker...
All-Region high school football teams (12/01/14)
The 2014 Southeast Missouri All-Region football teams selected by a panel of sportswriters from eight publications. OFFENSE First team QB -- Dante Vandeven, Jackson, Sr. 6-2, 190 lbs. RB -- Braion Owens, Cape Central, Sr. 5-11, 190 lbs. RB -- Earnest Fobbs, Sikeston, Jr. 6-1, 170 lbs...
Cape Central falls in state title game, Webb City wins fifth consecutive championship (11/30/14)
The Cardinals defeated Central 48-21 in the Class 4 state championship Saturday at the Edward Jones Dome.
Cape Central falls in state title game, Webb City wins fifth consecutive championship (11/30/14)
ST. LOUIS -- One quarter into the Show-Me Bowl's Class 4 championship game, it appeared the unexpected was about to take place. The Central Tigers were undaunted by the lore of the Webb City Cardinals, who entered the game ranked No. 11 in USA Today's national high school football poll, racing out to a 14-0 lead in the opening quarter of its first state championship game...
Webb City clamps down on Central standout Al Young (11/29/14)
Central wide receiver Al Young has been a playmaker for the Tigers this season. But in the Class 4 championship against Webb City on Saturday at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, the Tigers struggled to block, leaving little time for Young and the rest of the Central receiving corps to get open...
Webb City clamps down on Central standout Al Young (11/29/14)
Central wide receiver Al Young has been a playmaker for the Tigers this season. But in the Class 4 championship against Webb City on Saturday at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, the Tigers struggled to block, leaving little time for Young and the rest of the Central receiving corps to get open...
Cape Central falls in state title game, Webb City wins fifth consecutive championship (11/29/14)
The Cardinals defeated the Tigers 48-21 on Saturday at the Edward Jones Dome. Central ended it's season with a school-record 12 wins and an appearance in its first state championship game.
Cape Central falls in state title game, Webb City wins fifth consecutive title (11/29/14)
Even the best seasons have to end. The Central football team completed the finest football season in the school's history with a loss to Webb City in the Class 4 state championship on Saturday. The Cardinals claimed their fifth consecutive state title with a 48-21 victory over the Tigers at the Edward Jones Dome...
Fourth-year coach Nathan Norman has Central football team on the rise (11/28/14)
Take a stroll through Central High School with football coach Nathan Norman, and you'll notice a trend. With each passing person -- coach, player, teacher or student -- Norman stops to say something. That's the coach the people at Central have grown to appreciate over the last four years as Norman continues to shape the school's football program into a distinguished entity. But defeating the prototype of that vision will be the Tigers' next challenge...
Football tradition at Webb City runs deep (11/27/14)
Webb City has long been regarded as one of the top football programs in Missouri. The Cardinals have won 12 state championships and will go for their fifth straight Class 4 title Saturday when they face Central at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis.
Central, Webb City football teams to meet for state crown (11/27/14)
Central and Webb City will meet at 11 a.m. Saturday in Show-Me Bowl's Class 4 title game at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, and Central coach Nathan Norman said his team hasn't forgotten about what happened last year.
Football tradition at Webb City runs deep (11/27/14)
Webb City has long been regarded as one of the top football programs in Missouri. The Cardinals have won 12 state championships and will go for their fifth straight Class 4 title Saturday when they face Central at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis.
Central, Webb City football teams to meet for state crown (11/27/14)
Central and Webb City will meet at 11 a.m. Saturday in Show-Me Bowl's Class 4 title game at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, and Central coach Nathan Norman said his team hasn't forgotten about what happened last year.
Peyton Montgomery has helped lead Central football team into uncharted territory (11/27/14)
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.
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.
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...
For Hilburn, Pixley, all-region honors are a culmination of hard work (11/24/14)
Less than a week after the honors were announced, both Hilburn and Pixley reflected on the honors after a long season of ups and downs, which ultimately culminated with an appearance in a district championship game.
Unsung heroes: Central's offensive line fills big role for the Tigers (11/24/14)
In a high-powered offense like the Central football team has, sometimes players who provide an impact go unnoticed. That seemed to be the case for the Tigers' offensive line which had big shoes to fill when the season began three months ago.
For Hilburn, Pixley, all-region honors are a culmination of hard work (11/24/14)
Less than a week after the honors were announced, both Hilburn and Pixley reflected on the honors after a long season of ups and downs, which ultimately culminated with an appearance in a district championship game.
Malden's state hopes dashed by defending champion Lamar (11/23/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- After dominating their competition all season long, the Malden Green Wave finally met its match Saturday in the Class 2 semifinals against the three-time defending state champion Lamar Tigers. Playing in front of a packed, energetic home crowd, Malden was shutout offensively as the Tigers claimed a 28-2 victory to earn their spot back in the title game...
Making history: Central football team advances to first ever state championship game (11/23/14)
ST. CHARLES, Mo. -- With the game tied at 7-all in the final minutes of the second quarter, the Central offense was staring at a fourth-and-11 at the St. Charles West 33-yard line. Without batting an eye, the Tigers did what they'd done all season. They went for it...
Making history: Central football team advances to first ever state championship game (11/23/14)
ST. CHARLES, Mo. -- With the game tied at 7-all in the final minutes of the second quarter, the Central offense was staring at a fourth-and-11 at the St. Charles West 33-yard line. Without batting an eye, the Tigers did what they'd done all season. They went for it...
Victory for history (11/23/14)
ST. CHARLES, Mo. -- With the game tied at 7-all in the final minutes of the second quarter, the Central offense was staring at a fourth-and-11 at the St. Charles West 33-yard line. Without batting an eye, the Tigers did what they'd done all season. They went for it...
Victory for history (11/23/14)
ST. CHARLES, Mo. -- With the game tied at 7-all in the final minutes of the second quarter, the Central offense was staring at a fourth-and-11 at the St. Charles West 33-yard line. Without batting an eye, the Tigers did what they'd done all season. They went for it...
Making history: Central football team advances to first even state championship game (11/22/14)
The Tigers defeated St. Charles West 42-21 on Friday night and will play for the Class 4 state title next Saturday at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis.
Trip to 'The Dome' a reward for years of work for Central football players (11/22/14)
ST. CHARLES, Mo. -- Forty-four Central football players walked into the locker room at halftime Friday night with only one thing on their minds. "The Dome," Central senior defensive lineman DeAndre Banks said. "That was the only thing in our heads. Make history, get to The Dome. Win, win."
Trip to 'The Dome' a reward for years of work for Central football players (11/22/14)
ST. CHARLES, Mo. -- Forty-four Central football players walked into the locker room at halftime Friday night with only one thing on their minds. "The Dome," Central senior defensive lineman DeAndre Banks said. "That was the only thing in our heads. Make history, get to The Dome. Win, win."
Power and speed: Owens leading the way for Central football team (11/21/14)
The combination of speed and power has turned Braion Owens into the Central Tigers' all-purpose running back this season.
Central, St. Charles West football teams meet again on bigger stage (11/21/14)
The St. Charles West Warriors have won 11 straight games to reach the Class 4 semifinals. Their last loss came on the road on Aug. 29, when the Central Tigers scored 21 unanswered points in the second half en route to a 41-21 win. The two teams will meet again at 7 p.m. ...
Central, St. Charles West football teams meet again on bigger stage (11/21/14)
The St. Charles West Warriors have won 11 straight games to reach the Class 4 semifinals. Their last loss came on the road on Aug. 29, when the Central Tigers scored 21 unanswered points in the second half en route to a 41-21 win. The two teams will meet again at 7 p.m. ...
Cape Central football team advances to state title game for first time in school history (11/21/14)
The Tigers defeated St. Charles West 42-21 on the road to advance to the Class 4 state championship game.
Malden can truly embrace underdog role in Class 2 semifinal against Lamar (11/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- As they prepare for the biggest game of their season Saturday in the Class 2 semifinals, the Malden Green Wave have been put into an unfamiliar role for a team that has routed all challengers on the way to a spotless 13-0 record...
Southeast Missouri Area Football Coaches Association announces all-region team (11/20/14)
The Southeast Missouri Area Football Coaches Association released its 2014 All-Region teams Wednesday and several local athletes were selected. The full list is as follows: Class 4 & 5 Offense First team QB -- Dante Vandever, Jackson, Sr. RB -- Chris Walsh, Hillsboro, Sr...
Malden can truly embrace underdog role in Class 2 semifinal against Lamar (11/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- As they prepare for the biggest game of their season Saturday in the Class 2 semifinals, the Malden Green Wave have been put into an unfamiliar role for a team that has routed all challengers on the way to a spotless 13-0 record...
Malden can finally embrace underdog role in Class 2 semifinal against Lamar (11/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- As they prepare for the biggest game of their season Saturday in the Class 2 semifinals, the Malden Green Wave have been put into an unfamiliar role for a team that has routed all challengers on the way to a spotless 13-0 record...
Malden can finally embrace underdog role in Class 2 semifinal against Lamar (11/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- As they prepare for the biggest game of their season Saturday in the Class 2 semifinals, the Malden Green Wave have been put into an unfamiliar role for a team that has routed all challengers on the way to a spotless 13-0 record...
Jackson football team stopped in Class 5 quarterfinal (11/15/14)
Ladue defeated the Indians 31-21 to advance to the Class 5 semifinals. Jackson finished the season with a 10-2 record.
Jackson football team stopped in Class 5 quarterfinal (11/15/14)
Ladue defeated the Indians 31-21 to advance to the Class 5 semifinals. Jackson finished the season with a 10-2 record.
Jackson football team falls to Ladue in Class 5 quarterfinal (11/15/14)
ST. LOUIS -- Ladue scored 17 points in the fourth quarter to rally for a 31-21 victory over Jackson in a Class 5 Quarterfinal football game Saturday at Saint Louis University High School.
Central, Jackson football teams vying for trip to final four (11/14/14)
It didn't come easy, but the Jackson Indians and Central Tigers are two games away from a trip to the Edward Jones Dome after each team won its district in impressive fashion last week.
Central, Jackson football teams vying for trip to final four (11/14/14)
It didn't come easy, but the Jackson Indians and Central Tigers are two games away from a trip to the Edward Jones Dome after each team won its district in impressive fashion last week. Jackson put together an improbable rally and came back from a 32-point halftime deficit to defeat Vianney 39-35 for the Class 5 District 1 title, while Central survived a back-and-forth affair against Hillsboro and claimed a 42-35 victory in the Class 4 District 1 championship...
Malden gearing up for quarterfinal matchup with Cardinal Ritter (11/13/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- With their first district title since 2000 in the books, the Malden Green Wave stand just two wins away from a trip to the Edward Jones Dome for the Class 2 championship. Their next test comes in the form of Cardinal Ritter, who the undefeated Green Wave will travel to St. Louis to face in the quarterfinals Friday night at 7 p.m...
Perryville coach, soccer program grow together (11/12/14)
Jerry Fulton never had a chance to play soccer growing up, but there was always something about the game that intrigued him.
Kennett's historic season ends at district final (11/11/14)
An historic football season has ended for Kennett. On Friday, Nov. 7, the Indians lost 48-14 to Central High School in Park Hills, finishing second in the Class 3, District 1 tournament behind one of the strongest teams in the state.
Dexter honors athletes at Fall Sports Recognition Program (11/10/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - Dexter held its annual Fall Sports Recognition Program at the high school cafeteria Thursday night. Athletes competing in cross country, volleyball, football cheerleading, football and girls tennis were recognized at the event. Senior football player Noah Kronk received the Charles Bland Award...
Jackson quarterfinal game to be played Saturday (11/11/14)
Jackson will play its Class 5 quarterfinal football game against Ladue at 1 p.m. Saturday at Saint Louis University High School.
Central defensive end Andre Statam drawing interest from Mizzou football coaches (11/08/14)
The 6-foot-6, 230-pound Jacksonville State basketball commit visited recently visited Mizzou and spoke with offensive coordinator Josh Henson.
Malden dethrones Caruthersville 61-16 in district title game (11/08/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- A testy bout between Class 2, District 1 rivals Malden and Caruthersville led to a changing of the guard on Friday as the six-time champion Tigers saw their reign come to an end. Pounding out 440 yards on the ground, the Green Wave brushed off a sideline-clearing dustup to rout the Tigers 61-16 and celebrate their first championship since 2000 on their home field, affectionally known as the Swamp...
Central football team claims district crown, advances to state quarterfinals (11/08/14)
With no time left on the clock, a five-yard facemask penalty gave Hillsboro quarterback Sam Mock one final shot at a desperation Hail Mary pass that sailed toward the end zone but fell short. Standing underneath was Central junior Al Young, who hauled in the interception and ran several yards before dropping to a knee and securing the Tigers' second consecutive Class 4 District 1 championship with a 42-35 victory over the Hawks on Friday at Tiger Stadium.
Fight, ejections give Malden, Caruthersville title game black eye (11/08/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- A total of eight players were ejected and a fan was taken away in handcuffs after an ugly scene during the Class 2, District 1 championship football game between Caruthersville and Malden Friday night at Malden High School...
Jackson stuns Vianney with 36 unanswered points in second half, wins district title (11/08/14)
Trailing by 32 points at halftime, the top-seeded Indians reeled off five unanswered touchdowns in the second half, to defeat No. 2 seed Vianney 39-35.
Kennett's historic season ends at district final (11/10/14)
A historic football season has ended for Kennett. On Friday night, the Indians lost 48-14 to Central High School in Park Hills, finishing second in the Class 3, District 1 tournament behind one of the strongest teams in the state.
Central defensive end Andre Statam drawing interest from Mizzou football coaches (11/08/14)
The 6-foot-6, 230-pound Jacksonville State basketball commit visited recently visited Mizzou and spoke with offensive coordinator Josh Henson.
Jackson stuns Vianney with 36 unanswered points in second half, wins district title (11/08/14)
Trailing by 32 points at halftime, the top-seeded Indians reeled off five unanswered touchdowns in the second half, to defeat No. 2 seed Vianney 39-35.
Central football team claims district crown, advances to state quarterfinals (11/08/14)
With no time left on the clock, a five-yard facemask penalty gave Hillsboro quarterback Sam Mock one final shot at a desperation Hail Mary pass that sailed toward the end zone but fell short. Standing underneath was Central junior Al Young, who hauled in the interception and ran several yards before dropping to a knee and securing the Tigers' second consecutive Class 4 District 1 championship with a 42-35 victory over the Hawks on Friday at Tiger Stadium.
Kennet's historic season ends at district final (11/08/14)
A historic football season has ended for Kennett. On Friday night, the Indians lost 48-14 to Central High School in Park Hills, finishing second in the Class 3, District 1 tournament behind one of the strongest teams in the state.
Jackson, Central football teams have sights set on district crowns (11/07/14)
The top-seeded Jackson Indians and top-seeded Central Tigers will each take their home fields at 7 p.m. today with district championships in their sights. Jackson and the second-seeded Vianney Golden Griffins will meet in the Class 5 District 1 title game for the second straight season, while Central and the third-seeded Hillsboro Hawks will square off in the Class 4 District 1 championship game for the third consecutive year.
Jackson, Central football teams have sights set on district crowns (11/07/14)
The top-seeded Jackson Indians and top-seeded Central Tigers will each take their home fields at 7 p.m. today with district championships in their sights. Jackson and the second-seeded Vianney Golden Griffins will meet in the Class 5 District 1 title game for the second straight season, while Central and the third-seeded Hillsboro Hawks will square off in the Class 4 District 1 championship game for the third consecutive year.
Kennett Indians football fight for a district championship (11/09/14)
Like many businesses across Kennett, the windows of The Gym-BKA Athletics are painted with words encouraging the high school football team. One window reads "Why not us?"
Malden looking to knock off district foe Caruthersville in title game (11/06/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- Through his first four years as head coach at Malden, Joel Wyatt saw rival Caruthersville dominate the Class 2, District 1 landscape. Not only have they held the district crown in every year of Wyatt's tenure, but the current defending champs have reeled off six in a row...
Kennett Indians football fight for a district championship (11/06/14)
Like many businesses across Kennett, the windows of The Gym-BKA Athletics are painted with words encouraging the high school football team. One window reads "Why not us?"
Fobbs, Riley are first RB duo to rush for 1,000 yards in same season (11/05/14)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs have had plenty of running backs eclipse 1,000 yards in a season before -- 19 to be exact. But none have done it in the same season until now. Juniors Earnest Fobbs and Victwon Riley each broke the 1,000-yard mark becoming Sikeston's first running back duo to do so...
Kennett earns trip to district final (11/03/14)
For the second week in a row, the Kennett defied the odds. While hosting their first district tournament game in 28 years, the Indians delivered another stellar performance in a 37-6 victory over Fredericktown in the Class 3, District 1 tournament.
Kennett earns trip to district final (11/03/14)
For the second week in a row, the Kennett defied the odds. While hosting their first district tournament game in 28 years, the Indians delivered another stellar performance in a 37-6 victory over Fredericktown in the Class 3, District 1 tournament.
Jackson football team holds off Oakville rally, advances to district final (11/01/14)
Jackson senior Xominique Davis had a debt to settle with his teammates after fumbling the opening kickoff of the second half of the Indians' Class 5 District 1 semifinal game against Oakville on Friday night at The Pit in Jackson.
Improved Central football team routs Sikeston in district semifinal (11/01/14)
The talk leading up Friday's rematch between the Central Tigers and Sikeston Bulldogs was all about the vast improvement of Sikeston. That talk came to an abrubt end late in the first quarter.
Cape Central overwhelms Sikeston in district semifinal 56-7 (11/01/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Bulldogs could not have scripted a better start in Friday's Class 4, District 1 semifinal game at Cape Central. The fourth-seeded Bulldogs used its double-wing, double-tight offense to perfection, churning out yards, using up clock, and converting a couple fourth downs to keep the chains moving...
East Prairie can't stop Caruthersville rushing attack (11/01/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CARUTHERSVILLE -- A rough start by their offense and a huge night by Caruthersville senior Daniel Fugate proved too much for the East Prairie Eagles in Friday's Class 2, District 1 semifinal matchup. With his defense picking off the Eagles four times in the first quarter alone, Fugate torched East Prairie's defense for 306 yards and two scores to help his team to a 49-26 that sends the defending champions back to the title game...
Malden steamrolls Hayti, advances to title game (11/01/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- It can sometimes be a task to keep a team like Malden focused on each given Friday. The Green Wave are undefeated, they score over 60 points a game and have had each contest well in hand by halftime. One thing that drives senior Cortez Dobbins is something Malden hasn't experienced in 14 years. The main thing that drives Dobbins and his teammates is not allowing their historic run to end prematurely...
Malden steamrolls Hayti, advances to title game (11/01/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- It can sometimes be a task to keep a team like Malden focused on each given Friday. The Green Wave are undefeated, they score over 60 points a game and have had each contest well in hand by halftime. One thing that drives senior Cortez Dobbins is something Malden hasn't experienced in 14 years. The main thing that drives Dobbins and his teammates is not allowing their historic run to end prematurely...
Cape Central overwhelms Sikeston in district semifinal 56-7 (11/01/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Bulldogs could not have scripted a better start in Friday's Class 4, District 1 semifinal game at Cape Central. The fourth-seeded Bulldogs used its double-wing, double-tight offense to perfection, churning out yards, using up clock, and converting a couple fourth downs to keep the chains moving...
East Prairie can't stop Caruthersville rushing attack (11/01/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CARUTHERSVILLE -- A rough start by their offense and a huge night by Caruthersville senior Daniel Fugate proved too much for the East Prairie Eagles in Friday's Class 2, District 1 semifinal matchup. With his defense picking off the Eagles four times in the first quarter alone, Fugate torched East Prairie's defense for 306 yards and two scores to help his team to a 49-26 that sends the defending champions back to the title game...
Improved Central football team routs Sikeston in district semifinal (11/01/14)
The talk leading up Friday's rematch between the Central Tigers and Sikeston Bulldogs was all about the vast improvement of Sikeston. That talk came to an abrubt end late in the first quarter.
Valle Catholic football team routs St. Vincent (11/01/14)
The defending Class 1 state champion Valle Catholic Warriors posted 27 points in the first quarter and ran away with a 69-7 win over the fourth-seeded St. Vincent Indians in a Class 1 District 1 semifinal Friday in Ste. Genevieve.
St. Vincent football team faces tough test in district semis (10/31/14)
The St. Vincent Indians' biggest offensive showing of the season couldn't have come at a better time. The fourth-seeded Indians put up a season-high 35 points in last week's win over Barat Academy in the opening round of the Class 1 District 1 tournament, sending them to the semifinals against the defending state champion Valle Catholic Warriors at 7 p.m. today in Ste. Genevieve...
Central, Sikeston football teams meet again (10/31/14)
The Central Tigers' 47-7 home win over the Sikeston Bulldogs in Week 3 is a distant memory as the two teams meet again at 7 p.m. today in the second round of the Class 4 District 1 playoffs at Tiger Stadium. "If we had a perfect world, we would come out and compete like we did in the first game, but I'm telling my kids that the first game doesn't mean anything," Central coach Nathan Norman said. ...
Jackson, Oakville set to clash in district football semis (10/31/14)
The Jackson Indians' postseason is getting off to a late start. The Indians received a much-needed week of rest after locking up the top seed in the Class 5 District 1 tournament, where they'll face the fifth-seeded Oakville Tigers at 7 p.m. today at The Pit...
Central, Sikeston football teams meet again (10/30/14)
The Central Tigers' 47-7 home win over the Sikeston Bulldogs in Week 3 is a distant memory as the two teams meet again at 7 p.m. today in the second round of the Class 4 District 1 playoffs at Tiger Stadium.
Jackson, Oakville set to clash in district football semis (10/30/14)
The Jackson Indians' postseason is getting off to a late start. The Indians received a much-needed week of rest after locking up the top seed in the Class 5 District 1 tournament, where they'll face the fifth-seeded Oakville Tigers at 7 p.m. today at The Pit.
St. Vincent football team faces tough test in district semis (10/30/14)
The St. Vincent Indians' biggest offensive showing of the season couldn't have come at a better time. The fourth-seeded Indians put up a season-high 35 points in last week's win over Barat Academy in the opening round of the Class 1 District 1 tournament, sending them to the semifinals against the defending state champion Valle Catholic Warriors at 7 p.m. today in Ste. Genevieve.
East Prairie happy with its shot against district power Caruthersville (10/30/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CARUTHERSVILLE -- The East Prairie Eagles may be in unknown territory when it comes to playoff experience but they're happy to know they have found it. Just a season ago, East Prairie finished one of its worst three-year stretches in school history. Fast forward a year later and the Eagles are one win away from a shot at a district championship, but will have to go through one of the district's perennial favorites to do so...
Peaking Bulldogs ready for its rematch against Cape Central (10/30/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Two years ago the Sikeston Bulldogs entered district play as the top seed and found itself in a rematch with fourth-seeded Cape Central in the semifinals. The Tigers avenged a regular season loss to the Bulldogs by rallying to win in the final minute to advance to the district championship game...
Peaking Bulldogs ready for its rematch against Cape Central (10/30/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Two years ago the Sikeston Bulldogs entered district play as the top seed and found itself in a rematch with fourth-seeded Cape Central in the semifinals. The Tigers avenged a regular season loss to the Bulldogs by rallying to win in the final minute to advance to the district championship game...
East Prairie happy with its shot against district power Caruthersville (10/30/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CARUTHERSVILLE -- The East Prairie Eagles may be in unknown territory when it comes to playoff experience but they're happy to know they have found it. Just a season ago, East Prairie finished one of its worst three-year stretches in school history. Fast forward a year later and the Eagles are one win away from a shot at a district championship, but will have to go through one of the district's perennial favorites to do so...
District tournament football returns to Kennett (10/27/14)
Now, 28 years later, a Class 3, District 1 tournament semifinal game will take place at Metz Cherry Stadium this Friday, after the Indians triumphed over Ste. Genevieve in a 42-36 victory on the Dragons' home turf. The win sets up an historic battle for the Indians, as they're now set to host a rematch against Fredericktown.
District tournament football returns to Kennett (10/27/14)
Now, 28 years later, a Class 3, District 1 tournament semifinal game will take place at Metz Cherry Stadium this Friday, after the Indians triumphed over Ste. Genevieve in a 42-36 victory on the Dragons' home turf. The win sets up an historic battle for the Indians, as they're now set to host a rematch against Fredericktown.
Kelly's first varsity season ends against host Caruthersville (10/26/14)
The seventh-seeded Kelly Hawks saw their inaugural varsity season end with a 63-18 loss to second-seeded Caruthersville in the first round of the Class 2 District 1 tournament. "I'm proud of our kids," Kelly coach Kenneth Riedinger said of the season. "We competed and we got to play football for the first time at the varsity level. We'll get better and move forward, keep working and get after it. We're looking forward to next year."...
Kelly's first varsity season ends against host Caruthersville (10/26/14)
The seventh-seeded Kelly Hawks saw their inaugural varsity season end with a 63-18 loss to second-seeded Caruthersville in the first round of the Class 2 District 1 tournament. "I'm proud of our kids," Kelly coach Kenneth Riedinger said of the season. "We competed and we got to play football for the first time at the varsity level. We'll get better and move forward, keep working and get after it. We're looking forward to next year."...
St. Vincent rolls into district rematch with Valle (10/26/14)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- The St. Vincent Indians football team has come a long way since its season-opening 56-point loss to defending Class 1 state champion Valle Catholic. The Indians earned the right Friday night to show the Warriors just how far they've come...
Dexter football team suffers season-ending 44-35 loss at St. Pius (10/26/14)
FESTUS, Mo. - The fifth-seeded Dexter Bearcats tallied a season-high 557 yards of offense but still came up short in its bid to knockoff the fourth-seeded St. Pius Lancers in a Class 3, District 1 quarterfinal Friday night. St. Pius jumped out to a 21-7 lead in the first half and broke a 28-28 tie by outscoring Dexter 16-7 in the fourth quarter of a 44-35 playoff win at Festus...
Dexter football team suffers season-ending 44-35 loss at St. Pius (10/25/14)
FESTUS, Mo. - The fifth-seeded Dexter Bearcats tallied a season-high 557 yards of offense but still came up short in its bid to knockoff the fourth-seeded St. Pius Lancers in a Class 3, District 1 quarterfinal Friday night. St. Pius jumped out to a 21-7 lead in the first half and broke a 28-28 tie by outscoring Dexter 16-7 in the fourth quarter of a 44-35 playoff win at Festus...
Central football team dismantles De Soto in district opener (10/25/14)
The top-seeded Tigers scored 42 points in the first quarter and forced a running clock for the remainder of the game in a 49-14 win over the eighth-seeded De Soto Dragons in the opening round of the Class 4 District 1 playoffs Friday at Tiger Stadium.
East Prairie returns the favor against Scott City 51-22 (10/25/14)
EAST PRAIRIE -- From the moment the East Prairie Eagles stepped onto the field on Friday night it was evident they wanted revenge on Scott City. The Eagles suffered a heartbreaking one-point loss to the Rams in Week 3 after fighting back from a 17-point fourth quarter deficit...
Sikeston uses ground attack to dismantle Knights 55-14 (10/25/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- All signs pointed to Friday night's Class 4, District 1 opener between Farmington and Sikeston being another barnburner similar to the first game earlier in the season. But when Sikeston's Earnest Fobbs returned the opening kickoff 99 yards through the heart of Farmington's coverage unit for a touchdown, one got the idea that the Bulldogs would not be denied on this night in front of the home fans which held a huge tailgating party Friday afternoon...
Hayti gets revenge on shorthanded Portageville (10/25/14)
By Chris Pobst sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- The scenario surrounding both Portageville and Hayti Friday was who could limp to the finish line first. A depleted, fourth-seeded Portageville roster fell to another injury-riddled No. 5 Hayti 38-0 during the first round of the Class 2, District 1 tournament at Portageville High School ending Portageville's season...
Dexter season comes to an end to St. Pius X (10/25/14)
FESTUS -- The fifth-seeded Dexter Bearcats tallied a season-high 557 yards of offense but still came up short in its bid to knockoff the fourth-seeded St. Pius Lancers in a Class 3, District 1 quarterfinal Friday night. St. Pius jumped out to a 21-7 lead in the first half and broke a 28-28 tie by outscoring Dexter 16-7 in the fourth quarter of a 44-35 playoff win at Festus...
Hayti gets revenge on shorthanded Portageville (10/25/14)
By Chris Pobst sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- The scenario surrounding both Portageville and Hayti Friday was who could limp to the finish line first. A depleted, fourth-seeded Portageville roster fell to another injury-riddled No. 5 Hayti 38-0 during the first round of the Class 2, District 1 tournament at Portageville High School ending Portageville's season...
Sikeston uses ground attack to dismantle Knights 55-14 (10/25/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- All signs pointed to Friday night's Class 4, District 1 opener between Farmington and Sikeston being another barnburner similar to the first game earlier in the season. But when Sikeston's Earnest Fobbs returned the opening kickoff 99 yards through the heart of Farmington's coverage unit for a touchdown, one got the idea that the Bulldogs would not be denied on this night in front of the home fans which held a huge tailgating party Friday afternoon...
East Prairie returns the favor against Scott City 51-22 (10/25/14)
EAST PRAIRIE -- From the moment the East Prairie Eagles stepped onto the field on Friday night it was evident they wanted revenge on Scott City. The Eagles suffered a heartbreaking one-point loss to the Rams in Week 3 after fighting back from a 17-point fourth quarter deficit...
East Prairie defeats Scott City in first-round district (10/25/14)
East Prairie (7-3) avenged its loss to Scott City (4-6), scoring four first half touchdowns in a 51-22 rout of the Rams in the opening round of Class 2 District 1 play at East Prairie High School.
Malden and Caruthersville roll; NMCC falls to Rebels (10/25/14)
MALDEN -- The Malden Green Wave scored 73 points and rolled over Charleston 73-8 in the first round game of the Class 2, District 1 Tournament on Friday night in Malden. Malden scored four passing touchdowns to go along with three rushing scores, a blocked punt return touchdown, punt return touchdown and an interception return score...
Central football team dismantles De Soto in district opener (10/25/14)
The top-seeded Tigers scored 42 points in the first quarter and forced a running clock for the remainder of the game in a 49-14 win over the eighth-seeded De Soto Dragons in the opening round of the Class 4 District 1 playoffs Friday at Tiger Stadium.
Week 10 capsules: District football tournaments begin today (10/24/14)
The past nine weeks of the Missouri high school football season have determined tonight's district matchups, but for here on out each team will be living by the oldest of coaches' cliches: It's one game at a time. From this point forward, win or go home.
Week 10 capsules: District football tournaments begin today (10/24/14)
The past nine weeks of the Missouri high school football season have determined tonight's district matchups, but for here on out each team will be living by the oldest of coaches' cliches: It's one game at a time. From this point forward, win or go home.
Sikeston set to host Farmington in rematch (10/23/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Of the Sikeston Bulldogs' five wins this year, four were in convincing fashion. But the one that wasn't was a 14-13 down-to-the-wire thriller at Farmington in Week 5. Farmington felt like it let one slip away...
Prep Football Glance -- District Round 1 (10/23/14)
Chaffee at Valle Catholic Records: Chaffee 0-8; Valle Catholic 9-0 Series History: Valle Catholic leads 21-0 Last Meeting: 2011, Valle Catholic won 48-13 Last Week: Chaffee lost to Kelly 48-18; Valle Catholic defeated St. Pius X 47-9 Outlook: Chaffee is seeking history as they have never beaten Valle Catholic in 21 tries. ...
Sikeston set to host Farmington in rematch (10/23/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Of the Sikeston Bulldogs' five wins this year, four were in convincing fashion. But the one that wasn't was a 14-13 down-to-the-wire thriller at Farmington in Week 5. Farmington felt like it let one slip away...
Sikeston eighth grade football team finishes undefeated season (10/21/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston eighth grade football team finished its season with an undefeated 6-0 record after a 46-21 win over visiting Jackson Monday. Sikeston's Elijah Faulkner got the night started with a 47-yard touchdown run on their first offensive snap. Kevin Jones added a 31-yard run to make it 12-0 and quarterback Nate Self threw an 11-yard scoring pass to Aaron Allen in the second quarter for an 18-0 lead...
Sikeston eighth grade football team finishes undefeated season (10/21/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston eighth grade football team finished its season with an undefeated 6-0 record after a 46-21 win over visiting Jackson Monday. Sikeston's Elijah Faulkner got the night started with a 47-yard touchdown run on their first offensive snap. Kevin Jones added a 31-yard run to make it 12-0 and quarterback Nate Self threw an 11-yard scoring pass to Aaron Allen in the second quarter for an 18-0 lead...
Jackson football team hands Miller Career Academy first loss (10/18/14)
The Indians defeated the state-ranked Phoenix 28-14 in their regular-season finale at The Pit.
Kelly spoils Chaffee's homecoming in 48-18 win (10/18/14)
As the Chaffee homecoming court made its way across the field during the introduction following Friday night's football game, a familiar victory dance already had begun on the far Kelly sideline.
St. Vincent topples Jefferson 27-14 (10/18/14)
The St. Vincent Indians scored 20 unanswered points and came away with a 27-14 road win over the Jefferson Blue Jays on Friday in Festus, Missouri.
Central pounds Riverview Gardens in regular-season finale (10/18/14)
The Tigers scored five first-half touchdowns and forced a running clock in the second half on their way to dismantling the Riverview Gardens Rams 48-8 in the regular-season finale Friday night at Tiger Stadium.
Second half surge lifts NMCC to win (10/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- One of the most familiar sights J.C. Dryden has had the past four years was seeing his father call out plays on the sideline on Friday nights or during practice in between. The senior has had to go without that comfort more than he'd like to recently...
Sikeston defense shuts down Cardinal Ritter, 20-0 (10/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ST. LOUIS -- For two straight years Cardinal Ritter had put a damper on Sikeston's season. Two years ago Ritter ended Sikeston's undefeated season with a come from behind victory. Then last year the Lions held the Bulldogs to its lowest offensive output of the season in a 20-0 loss...
East Prairie slips in district standings after loss to Kennett (10/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- With a chance to lock up the second seed in the Class 2, District 1 standings, the East Prairie Eagles couldn't muster that same second half magic against Kennett they've had so often this season. A dominant second quarter by junior quarterback Edward Wilson, who totaled six scores on the game, put the Indians on top by 30 points at the half as they rolled to a 56-20 turbo-clock win...
PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly wins big over Chaffee, Cape and Jackson ease by (10/18/14)
CHAFFEE (SMNS) -- Kelly scored on its first three offensive possessions and its defense scored on Chaffee's first offensive possession as the Hawks posted a 48-18 road victory Friday night. Kelly (4-5), which is a first-year varsity program, took the game's opening kickoff and drove 72 yards for a 7-0 lead. Senior Dalton Huffman pulled in an 8-yard pass from sophomore quarterback Kyle Fitzgerald to cap the drive...
Scott City snap losing skid with win over Perryville (10/18/14)
Scott City scored four first-half touchdowns in the 28-13 win over Perryville
Football district tournament brackets released (10/19/14)
The Missouri High School Activities Association released district tournament brackets for high school football Saturday evening. The higher seeded team will host all district games. View brackets involving teams from the southeast Missouri region below:...
PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly wins big over Chaffee, Cape and Jackson ease by (10/18/14)
CHAFFEE (SMNS) -- Kelly scored on its first three offensive possessions and its defense scored on Chaffee's first offensive possession as the Hawks posted a 48-18 road victory Friday night. Kelly (4-5), which is a first-year varsity program, took the game's opening kickoff and drove 72 yards for a 7-0 lead. Senior Dalton Huffman pulled in an 8-yard pass from sophomore quarterback Kyle Fitzgerald to cap the drive...
Malden rolls Dexter 76-8 (10/18/14)
MALDEN -- The Dexter Bearcats came up short in its bid to become the first football team to beat the Malden Green Wave in the 2014 season. Malden recorded 28 points in each of the first two quarters as it built a 56-0 lead by halftime on its way to a 76-8 victory against Dexter...
Second half surge lifts NMCC to win (10/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- One of the most familiar sights J.C. Dryden has had the past four years was seeing his father call out plays on the sideline on Friday nights or during practice in between. The senior has had to go without that comfort more than he'd like to recently...
Sikeston defense shuts down Cardinal Ritter, 20-0 (10/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ST. LOUIS -- For two straight years Cardinal Ritter had put a damper on Sikeston's season. Two years ago Ritter ended Sikeston's undefeated season with a come from behind victory. Then last year the Lions held the Bulldogs to its lowest offensive output of the season in a 20-0 loss...
Malden rolls Dexter 76-8 (10/18/14)
MALDEN -- The Dexter Bearcats came up short in its bid to become the first football team to beat the Malden Green Wave in the 2014 season. Malden recorded 28 points in each of the first two quarters as it built a 56-0 lead by halftime on its way to a 76-8 victory against Dexter...
Kelly spoils Chaffee's homecoming in 48-18 win (10/18/14)
As the Chaffee homecoming court made its way across the field during the introduction following Friday night's football game, a familiar victory dance already had begun on the far Kelly sideline.
Central pounds Riverview Gardens in regular-season finale (10/18/14)
The Tigers scored five first-half touchdowns and forced a running clock in the second half on their way to dismantling the Riverview Gardens Rams 48-8 in the regular-season finale Friday night at Tiger Stadium.
Jackson football team hands Miller Career Academy first loss (10/18/14)
The Indians defeated the state-ranked Phoenix 28-14 in their regular-season finale at The Pit.
St. Vincent topples Jefferson 27-14 (10/18/14)
The St. Vincent Indians scored 20 unanswered points and came away with a 27-14 road win over the Jefferson Blue Jays on Friday in Festus, Missouri.
Dexter football team suffers loss to undefeated Malden (10/18/14)
MALDEN, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats came up short in its bid to become the first football team to beat the Malden Green Wave in the 2014 season. Malden recorded 28 points in each of the first two quarters as it built a 56-0 lead by halftime on its way to a 76-8 victory against Dexter...
Dexter football team suffers loss to undefeated Malden (district tiebreaker info included) (10/18/14)
MALDEN, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats came up short in its bid to become the first football team to beat the Malden Green Wave in the 2014 season. Malden recorded 28 points in each of the first two quarters as it built a 56-0 lead by halftime on its way to a 76-8 victory against Dexter...
Kelly cruises past Chaffee 48-18 (10/18/14)
Southeast Missourian ~ CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Kelly scored on its first three offensive possessions and its defense scored on Chaffee's first offensive possession as the Hawks posted a 48-18 road victory Friday night. Kelly (4-5), which is a first-year varsity program, took the game's opening kickoff and drove 72 yards for a 7-0 lead. Senior Dalton Huffman pulled in an 8-yard pass from sophomore quarterback Kyle Fitzgerald to cap the drive...
Jackson-Miller Career Academy highlights final football week of regular season (10/17/14)
A marquee game between two state-ranked schools. Regardless of the outcome, Jackson, ranked No. 7 in Class 5, has a lock on the top spot in District 1.
Central to add to HOF with 4 individuals, 2 state champs (10/17/14)
The Central Hall of Fame will induct four individuals and two state championship teams tonight before the Tigers' final regular-season home game against Riverview Gardens. Individual inductees will be Ross Bennett, a 1998 graduate, Seth Hudson (2003), coach Gary Lynch, Angela (James) Poindexter (1986) and the 1994 Class 4 state championship baseball team and the 1980 Class 4 state championship boys basketball team...
Sikeston looks to keep momentum going against Cardinal Ritter (10/16/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ST. LOUIS -- With a crucial home victory over Soldan last Friday, the Sikeston Bulldogs have all but wrapped up home-field advantage for the the first round of the district playoffs. Now they are looking to keep the momentum going with its final regular season game at Cardinal Ritter tomorrow night at 7 p.m...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 9 (10/16/14)
Kelly at Chaffee Records: Kelly 3-5; Chaffee 0-7 Series History: First meeting Last Week: Kelly lost to Portageville 48-7; Chaffee lost to Jefferson 19-0 Outlook: After a two-game winning streak, Kelly has been outscored 108-25 in their last two games, both losses. ...
Jackson's Vandeven gives Southeast Missouri State football a verbal commitment (10/14/14)
Jackson senior quarterback Dante Vandeven will remain close to home for his college football career. After mulling over an offer from Southeast Missouri State, the standout senior verbally committed to play for coach Tom Matukewicz on Monday. "You know, I thought it would be a stressful kind of deal picking a college to go to, but it was really easy, especially with SEMO. ...
Jackson football team records second shutout in a row (10/11/14)
The Indians defeated Seckman 55-0 on their home field on Friday.
Chaminade football team shuts out Central 40-0 (10/11/14)
"They're very physical. They're a big football team, and they gave us some problems with their matchups," Central coach Nathan Norman said. "For the most part, I felt like we played hard. We didn't give up. To sum it up best, I'd just say they lined up and whooped us."
Ground attack lifts Sikeston football team over Soldan 30-14 (10/11/14)
Earnest Fobbs rushed for two touchdowns and 180 yards, 140 in the second half, during a 30-14 win over visiting Soldan International Studies.
PREP ROUNDUP: East Prairie blasts Jays; Portageville bests Kelly (10/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- The East Prairie Eagles earned just their seventh win in 76 attempts against Mississippi County rival Charleston by virtue of a 70-6 road win Friday night. East Prairie led 14-6 after a quarter and then blew the game open with 24 unanswered points in the second quarter to take a 38-6 halftime lead. The Eagles added 16 points in both the third and fourth quarters to win going away...
State-ranked Rebels too much for Dexter (10/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- Facing their first of two-straight undefeated teams to end the regular season, the Dexter Bearcats got off to a rocky start against Park Hills Central Friday night and never recovered. Special teams breakdowns led to a short field on several Rebel first half scoring drives with the Bearcats spotting Park Hills 21 points before ultimately falling 46-21...
Malden towers over Kennet, 57-19 (10/11/14)
On Senior Night, the last home game of the season, the Kennett Indians knew they were entering Metz Cherry Stadium to face their biggest challenge yet: the Malden Green Wave. The northern Dunklin County side has towered over each of it's first seven opponents, and on Friday night Kennett was no exception.
PREP ROUNDUP: East Prairie blasts Jays; Portageville bests Kelly (10/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- The East Prairie Eagles earned just their seventh win in 76 attempts against Mississippi County rival Charleston by virtue of a 70-6 road win Friday night. East Prairie led 14-6 after a quarter and then blew the game open with 24 unanswered points in the second quarter to take a 38-6 halftime lead. The Eagles added 16 points in both the third and fourth quarters to win going away...
Malden towers over Kennet, 57-19 (10/11/14)
On Senior Night, the last home game of the season, the Kennett Indians knew they were entering Metz Cherry Stadium to face their biggest challenge yet: the Malden Green Wave. The northern Dunklin County side has towered over each of it's first seven opponents, and on Friday night Kennett was no exception.
Red Bud nips Scott City with late TD (10/11/14)
Quarterback Brandyn Fadler scored on a 10-yard touchdown run with 55 seconds remaining to lead the Red Bud, Illinois, Musketeers to a 36-34 win over the Scott City Rams in a football game Friday at Scott City High School.
Briefly: Dexter football team puts up a fight but falls to unbeaten Park Hills 46-21 (10/11/14)
Editor's note: Dexter Daily Statesman is printed at 11 p.m. Look for a complete story with additional photos and quotes later online and in Tuesday's print edition. DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats football program put up the second highest point total of any team this season against the Park Hills Central defense but came up short in its bid to upend the unbeaten Class 3 juggernaut...
Red Bud nips Scott City football team with late TD (10/11/14)
Quarterback Brandyn Fadler scored on a 10-yard touchdown run with 55 seconds remaining to lead the Red Bud, Illinois, Musketeers to a 36-34 win over the Scott City Rams in a football game Friday at Scott City High School.
Briefly: Dexter football team puts up a fight but falls to unbeaten Park Hills 46-21 (10/11/14)
Editor's note: Dexter Daily Statesman is printed at 11 p.m. Look for a complete story with additional photos and quotes later online and in Tuesday's print edition. DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats football program put up the second highest point total of any team this season against the Park Hills Central defense but came up short in its bid to upend the unbeaten Class 3 juggernaut...
Chaminade football team shuts out Central 40-0 (10/10/14)
"They're very physical. They're a big football team, and they gave us some problems with their matchups," Central coach Nathan Norman said. "For the most part, I felt like we played hard. We didn't give up. To sum it up best, I'd just say they lined up and whooped us."
High school football previews: Week 8 (10/10/14)
Central will enter its final two non-conference games wearing the title of SEMO North Conference champs.
Bulldogs look to strengthen postseason stance with win over Soldan (10/09/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- With the regular season schedule winding down, the Sikeston Bulldogs will have just two more chances to secure home-field advantage for the district playoffs. Currently, the Bulldogs sit in fifth place in Class 4, District 1, one spot behind Farmington, a team that Sikeston owns the tiebreaker by virtue of its 14-13 win three weeks ago...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 8 (10/09/14)
Jefferson at Chaffee Records: Chaffee 0-6; Jefferson 3-4 Series History: Chaffee leads 2-0 Last Meeting: 2013, Chaffee won 56-22 Last Week: Chaffee lost to Malden 68-6; Jefferson defeated Grandview 34-7 Outlook: Chaffee's offense continues to struggle, scoring only 32 points in six games so far this season. ...
Prep Football Glance Week 8 (10/09/14)
Jefferson at Chaffee Records: Chaffee 0-6; Jefferson 3-4 Series History: Chaffee leads 2-0 Last Meeting: 2013, Chaffee won 56-22 Last Week: Chaffee lost to Malden 68-6; Jefferson defeated Grandview 34-7 Outlook: Chaffee's offense continues to struggle, scoring only 32 points in six games so far this season. ...
Bulldogs look to strengthen postseason stance with win over Soldan (10/09/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- With the regular season schedule winding down, the Sikeston Bulldogs will have just two more chances to secure home-field advantage for the district playoffs. Currently, the Bulldogs sit in fifth place in Class 4, District 1, one spot behind Farmington, a team that Sikeston owns the tiebreaker by virtue of its 14-13 win three weeks ago...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 8 (10/09/14)
Jefferson at Chaffee Records: Chaffee 0-6; Jefferson 3-4 Series History: Chaffee leads 2-0 Last Meeting: 2013, Chaffee won 56-22 Last Week: Chaffee lost to Malden 68-6; Jefferson defeated Grandview 34-7 Outlook: Chaffee's offense continues to struggle, scoring only 32 points in six games so far this season. ...
Prep Football Glance Week 8 (10/09/14)
Jefferson at Chaffee Records: Chaffee 0-6; Jefferson 3-4 Series History: Chaffee leads 2-0 Last Meeting: 2013, Chaffee won 56-22 Last Week: Chaffee lost to Malden 68-6; Jefferson defeated Grandview 34-7 Outlook: Chaffee's offense continues to struggle, scoring only 32 points in six games so far this season. ...
Dexter football team secures share of conference title with 28-19 win at NMCC (10/04/14)
NEW MADRID, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity football program set its sights on becoming champs long before the 2014 season ever got underway. "We put in a lot more time during the summer," Dexter senior Noah Kronk said. "We worked a lot harder than normal. We were more focussed and more intent on learning the new plays, perfecting the plays we had already learned from last year and just perfecting the offense."...
High school football roundup: St. Vincent falls to St. Pius 33-28 (10/05/14)
The St. Vincent football team overcame a first-quarter deficit but was held scoreless in the fourth quarter in a 33-28 loss to St. Pius X in Festus on Friday night. The Indians trailed 13-7 after one quarter but outscored St. Pius in the second.
High school football roundup: St. Vincent falls to St. Pius 33-28 (10/05/14)
The St. Vincent football team overcame a first-quarter deficit but was held scoreless in the fourth quarter in a 33-28 loss to St. Pius X in Festus on Friday night. The Indians trailed 13-7 after one quarter but outscored St. Pius in the second.
Dexter football team secures share of conference title with 28-19 win at NMCC (10/05/14)
NEW MADRID, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity football program set its sights on becoming champs long before the 2014 season ever got underway. "We put in a lot more time during the summer," Dexter senior Noah Kronk said. "We worked a lot harder than normal. We were more focussed and more intent on learning the new plays, perfecting the plays we had already learned from last year and just perfecting the offense."...
Central claims outright conference title with 55-13 win over Farmington (10/04/14)
Senior running back Braion Owens had 21 carries for two touchdowns and a season-high 208 rushing yards, leading the Tigers to a 55-13 rout over the Farmington Knights that gave Central its first outright conference football title since 2002.
Jackson football team adjusts to Sikeston's surpise tactics to pull away for win (10/04/14)
The Bulldogs debuted a double wide, double tight offense that kept Jackson's offense off the field for much of the first half before the Indians pulled away for a 42-0 win.
Bulldogs succomb to Jackson 42-0 after close first half (10/04/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- For a half, Sikeston kept things interesting. With the Bulldogs trailing just 7-0 against heavily favored Jackson, area fans learning of the halftime score no doubt had to do a double-take. But the Indians came alive with a 28-point third quarter and ended up cruising to a 42-0 victory at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium...
East Prairie stuns Portageville 34-32 (10/04/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- "One for the ages." Those were some of East Prairie head coach Chad Jamerson's parting words as he exited the huddle following the Eagles' improbably 34-32 homecoming win over Portageville Friday night. With a little improvisation from senior receiver Mack Marcum, East Prairie stunned the Bulldogs with a game-winning 'hook-and-ladder' that was capped with a 37-yard run from Deverence Jones that Eagle fans won't soon forget...
Pollock throws 3 TDs, Dexter tops NMCC (10/04/14)
NEW MADRID - The Dexter Bearcats varsity football program set its sights on becoming champs long before the 2014 season ever got underway. "We put in a lot more time during the summer," Dexter senior Noah Kronk said. "We worked a lot harder than normal. We were more focussed and more intent on learning the new plays, perfecting the plays we had already learned from last year and just perfecting the offense."...
PREP ROUNDUP: Malden crushes Chaffee for conference title, Charleston falls to Kennett (10/04/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- The Malden Green Wave scored 49 points in the first quarter and were quickly on their way to a SEMO South Conference title. Malden defeated Chaffee at home 68-8 continuing their undefeated season and wrapped up the conference title out-right...
Late TDs help Hayti beat Scott City 28-14 (10/04/14)
SCOTT CITY -- Unlike the NFL, there are no red flags in high school football. The call on the field always stands. So when the officials signaled a touchdown when Hayti sophomore Dayon Moore hauled in a 5-yard scoring pass from fellow sophomore Maurice Farr with 5 minutes, 36 seconds remaining in the back of the end zone to break a tie, there was no recourse for a doubtful Scott City sideline...
Central claims outright conference title with 55-13 win over Farmington (10/04/14)
Senior running back Braion Owens had 21 carries for two touchdowns and a season-high 208 rushing yards, leading the Tigers to a 55-13 rout over the Farmington Knights that gave Central its first outright conference football title since 2002.
Late call, game goes to Hayti football team in matchup with Scott City (10/04/14)
Two touchdown in the final six minutes propelled Hayti to a 28-14 victory over Scott City.
Pollock throws 3 TDs, Dexter tops NMCC (10/04/14)
NEW MADRID - The Dexter Bearcats varsity football program set its sights on becoming champs long before the 2014 season ever got underway. "We put in a lot more time during the summer," Dexter senior Noah Kronk said. "We worked a lot harder than normal. We were more focussed and more intent on learning the new plays, perfecting the plays we had already learned from last year and just perfecting the offense."...
Bulldogs succomb to Jackson 42-0 after close first half (10/04/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- For a half, Sikeston kept things interesting. With the Bulldogs trailing just 7-0 against heavily favored Jackson, area fans learning of the halftime score no doubt had to do a double-take. But the Indians came alive with a 28-point third quarter and ended up cruising to a 42-0 victory at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium...
East Prairie stuns Portageville 34-32 (10/04/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- "One for the ages." Those were some of East Prairie head coach Chad Jamerson's parting words as he exited the huddle following the Eagles' improbably 34-32 homecoming win over Portageville Friday night. With a little improvisation from senior receiver Mack Marcum, East Prairie stunned the Bulldogs with a game-winning 'hook-and-ladder' that was capped with a 37-yard run from Deverence Jones that Eagle fans won't soon forget...
Jackson football team adjusts to Sikeston's surpise tactics to pull away for win (10/04/14)
The Bulldogs debuted a double wide, double tight offense that kept Jackson's offense off the field for much of the first half before the Indians pulled away for a 42-0 win.
Late TDs help Hayti beat Scott City 28-14 (10/04/14)
SCOTT CITY -- Unlike the NFL, there are no red flags in high school football. The call on the field always stands. So when the officials signaled a touchdown when Hayti sophomore Dayon Moore hauled in a 5-yard scoring pass from fellow sophomore Maurice Farr with 5 minutes, 36 seconds remaining in the back of the end zone to break a tie, there was no recourse for a doubtful Scott City sideline...
Kennett tops Charleston 47-6, but a big challenge awaits them (10/04/14)
On homecoming night, a crowd full of future and current alumnus gathered at Metz Cherry Stadium to watch Kennett defeat Charleston 47-6 . The win elevated the Indians to a 3-4 record, while Charleston fell to 0-7.
Kennett tops Charleston 47-6, but a big challenge awaits them (10/04/14)
On homecoming night, a crowd full of future and current alumnus gathered at Metz Cherry Stadium to watch Kennett defeat Charleston 47-6 . The win elevated the Indians to a 3-4 record, while Charleston fell to 0-7.
Sikeston junior high football splits with Poplar Bluff (10/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston eighth grade football team remained undefeated Thursday with a 36-22 win over Poplar Bluff Thursday at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium. Sikeston went ahead 14-0 at halftime behind an 18-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Nate Self to Ricky Scott and a three-yard run by Kevin Jones in the first quarter...
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Sikeston junior high football splits with Poplar Bluff (10/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston eighth grade football team remained undefeated Thursday with a 36-22 win over Poplar Bluff Thursday at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium. Sikeston went ahead 14-0 at halftime behind an 18-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Nate Self to Ricky Scott and a three-yard run by Kevin Jones in the first quarter...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 7 (10/02/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two throughout the season.
Underdog Sikeston hosts state-ranked Jackson (10/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Three weeks ago, Sikeston suffered a gut-wrenching last second loss to Dexter on a "hook and ladder" play. But they bounced back the following week with a thrilling victory against Farmington. Now Sikeston finds itself in a similar situation...
Underdog Sikeston hosts state-ranked Jackson (10/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Three weeks ago, Sikeston suffered a gut-wrenching last second loss to Dexter on a "hook and ladder" play. But they bounced back the following week with a thrilling victory against Farmington. Now Sikeston finds itself in a similar situation...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston soccer downs Fredericktown, JV football bows to Mules (09/30/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com FREDERICKTOWN -- The Sikeston soccer team moved to .500 on the season following a 6-1 win over Fredericktown on the road Monday. Sikeston (8-8-1) went ahead 2-0 by halftime and added another four goals to close the game out...
Kelly defense leads way to 36-6 win over Charleston (09/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Coming off of a shutout over Fulton County, Ky., the Kelly Hawks once again led with its defense on Saturday against the Charleston Bluejays. With the Bluejays only score coming on a late interception return, the Hawks were able to cruise to a 36-6 win that gives the program its first back-to-back wins of the season...
Kelly defense leads way to 36-6 win over Charleston (09/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Coming off of a shutout over Fulton County, Ky., the Kelly Hawks once again led with its defense on Saturday against the Charleston Bluejays. With the Bluejays only score coming on a late interception return, the Hawks were able to cruise to a 36-6 win that gives the program its first back-to-back wins of the season...
East Prairie football team pulls away from Chaffee late (09/28/14)
The Chaffee football team knotted its game against East Prairie at 6-all with 4 minutes, 43 seconds remaining in the third quarter on a 15-yard pass from Jordan Wilburn to Devon Nanny. The Eagles returned the Red Devils' ensuing squib kick to about the Chaffee 13-yard line and later scored to regain the lead before the final quarter...
Central football team beats rival Jackson in pivotal conference matchup (09/27/14)
The Tigers entered the game ranked No. 10 in Class 4 and ran for 319 yards, erasing a two-game losing streak against the Indians, who came in ranked No. 2 in Class 5, in a SEMO North Conference football game Friday night at Tiger Stadium.
Fans, former players cross lines in Jackson-Central rivalry (09/27/14)
The 3,000 seats on the west side of the 4-year-old home of the Tigers were unmistakably in favor of the home team, occupied by a sea of orange. The 2,000 seats on east side were cast in red.
Sikeston comes up short against Poplar Bluff 14-13 (09/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The difference between exhilaration and heartbreak is a fine line. The Sikeston Bulldogs know that all too well at this point in the season. For the third-straight week, Sikeston had a game come down to the final minute. They split the first two, but fell short on Friday at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium in a disappointing 14-13 loss to Poplar Bluff...
Cape Central knocks off Jackson in SEMO North showdown (09/27/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU (SMNS) -- The Cape Central Tigers racked up 319 rushing yards and defeated the Jackson Indians 31-21 in a SEMO North Conference football game Friday night at Tiger Stadium. Jackson (5-1) turned the ball over three times in the first half and trailed Central (5-1) 10-7 at the break...
Priggel leads Portageville to 40-14 win over Scott City (09/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- Portageville head coach Jeff Bullock puts a lot of faith into his senior linebacker Derrick Priggel. Possibly more off the field than he does on it. "He's taking my daughter to homecoming tonight," Bullock said following his team's 40-14 win over Scott City Friday. "That tells you how much I trust him to do that."...
Dexter holds on to 35-34 win over Kennett (09/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- With their 15th consecutive win against Kennett on the line late Friday night, the Dexter Bearcats looked like a team on the ropes. A two-score lead midway through the fourth quarter disappeared quickly when the Indians scored 22-unanswered points under two minutes to take their first lead of night...
NMCC rallies to take down Caruthersville, East Prairie blows by Chaffee (09/27/14)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles rallied from a 14-0 deficit to take down conference foe Caruthersville 27-20. NMCC got on the scoreboard late in the first half when Mikeal Walker scored from five yards to cut the lead to 14-7 at the half...
Kelly's offense comes alive in 36-6 win over Charleston (09/27/14)
Ethan Faries finished with 156 yards and two touchdowns on 17 carries to lead the Hawks
Kennett lose to Dexter in heartbreaking fashion (09/27/14)
A sense of déjà vu swept Kennett Indians fans in Dexter Friday night. A disastrous second half was taking shape for the third game in a row, but the Indians found a way to charge towards 34-29 fourth quarter lead. However, Kennett lost in heartbreaking fashion, as the Bearcats snatched a 35-34 victory during the final minutes of the game.
Central football team beats rival Jackson in pivotal conference matchup (09/27/14)
The Tigers entered the game ranked No. 10 in Class 4 and ran for 319 yards, erasing a two-game losing streak against the Indians, who came in ranked No. 2 in Class 5, in a SEMO North Conference football game Friday night at Tiger Stadium.
Sikeston comes up short against Poplar Bluff 14-13 (09/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The difference between exhilaration and heartbreak is a fine line. The Sikeston Bulldogs know that all too well at this point in the season. For the third-straight week, Sikeston had a game come down to the final minute. They split the first two, but fell short on Friday at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium in a disappointing 14-13 loss to Poplar Bluff...
NMCC rallies to take down Caruthersville, East Prairie blows by Chaffee (09/27/14)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles rallied from a 14-0 deficit to take down conference foe Caruthersville 27-20. NMCC got on the scoreboard late in the first half when Mikeal Walker scored from five yards to cut the lead to 14-7 at the half...
Cape Central knocks off Jackson in SEMO North showdown (09/27/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU (SMNS) -- The Cape Central Tigers racked up 319 rushing yards and defeated the Jackson Indians 31-21 in a SEMO North Conference football game Friday night at Tiger Stadium. Jackson (5-1) turned the ball over three times in the first half and trailed Central (5-1) 10-7 at the break...
Central football team beats rival Jackson in pivotal conference matchup (09/26/14)
The Tigers racked up 319 rushing yards and upset the Jackson Indians 31-21 in a SEMO North Conference football game Friday night.
Perryville overpowers Saxony Lutheran (09/26/14)
The two state-ranked squads will meet for the 108th time
Dexter middle school football program sweeps Kennett (09/26/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats middle school football program collected a pair of victories against the visiting Kennett Indians Thursday night. The Dexter seventh grade protected a four-point halftime lead by holding Kennett scoreless in the second half on its way to a 30-12 win...
Dexter middle school football program sweeps Kennett (09/26/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats middle school football program collected a pair of victories against the visiting Kennett Indians Thursday night. The Dexter seventh grade protected a four-point halftime lead by holding Kennett scoreless in the second half on its way to a 30-12 win...
Central, Jackson bring seasoned QBs to rivalry (09/26/14)
When the two senior quarterbacks -- Jackson's Dante Vandeven and Central's Peyton Montgomery -- meet tonight at Tiger Stadium, it won't be the first time they compete against each other.
Sikeston plays host to slumping Poplar Bluff (09/25/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston football coach Kent Gibbs found out a lot about his team last Friday. He found out that his team has some guts. He found out that his team has some heart. And he found out that his team still wants to win...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 6 (09/25/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two throughout the season.
High school football capsules: Week 6 (09/25/14)
Last week: Malden 55, East Prairie 6; Scott City 28, Chaffee 6 Last year: Chaffee 54, East Prairie 32 Outlook: Chaffee has beaten East Prairie the last three years but will encounter an improved Eagles squad that will be looking to bounce back from its first lopsided loss of the season...
Sikeston plays host to slumping Poplar Bluff (09/25/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston football coach Kent Gibbs found out a lot about his team last Friday. He found out that his team has some guts. He found out that his team has some heart. And he found out that his team still wants to win...
Sikeston plays host to slumping Poplar Bluff (09/25/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston football coach Kent Gibbs found out a lot about his team last Friday. He found out that his team has some guts. He found out that his team has some heart. And he found out that his team still wants to win...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 6 (09/25/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two throughout the season.
Dexter 7th grade football team downs East Prairie 36-0 (09/24/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter-East Prairie seventh grade football game is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter seventh grade football team cruised past East Prairie 36-0 Tuesday night. Dexter scored a touchdown in the first quarter, three touchdowns in the second period and another touchdown in the fourth quarter...
Dexter 7th grade football team downs East Prairie 36-0 (09/24/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter-East Prairie seventh grade football game is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter seventh grade football team cruised past East Prairie 36-0 Tuesday night. Dexter scored a touchdown in the first quarter, three touchdowns in the second period and another touchdown in the fourth quarter...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston falls in six, SHS tennis blanks Charleston (09/22/14)
Staff reports sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- Maggie Shepherd hit a triple and Myca Martin added two more hits but Sikeston fell to Jackson 11-1 on the road Monday. Sikeston (9-9) took a 1-0 lead after one inning but Jackson, who finished with 16 hits, blew the game open with five runs in the second and three more in the third...