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High school roundup: Advance wins SCAA softball tourney (04/23/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Advance beats Woodland 9-1 in SCAA softball title game (04/23/14)
PUXICO, Mo. - For a second straight game Advance coach James Hamlin had his team take extra batting practice before the start of play at the Stoddard County softball tournament in Puxico. "We got over here early today and put in some extra hitting practice and spent some time in the cage beforehand," Hamlin said. ...
Bernie beats Dexter 14-4 to claim third place at SCAA tournament (04/23/14)
PUXICO, Mo. - Defending champ Bernie scored a run in every inning as it salvaged third-place at the SCAA softball tournament Tuesday with a 14-4 six-inning victory against Dexter. The Mules scored six runs in the first inning, one run in the second frame, two runs in the third, four runs in the fourth and one more in the fifth as it revenged a 7-4 regular-season loss to Dexter...
Bernie beats Dexter 14-4 to claim third place at SCAA tournament (04/23/14)
PUXICO, Mo. - Defending champ Bernie scored a run in every inning as it salvaged third-place at the SCAA softball tournament Tuesday with a 14-4 six-inning victory against Dexter. The Mules scored six runs in the first inning, one run in the second frame, two runs in the third, four runs in the fourth and one more in the fifth as it revenged a 7-4 regular-season loss to Dexter...
PREP ROUNDUP: Chaffee routs SCC, East Prairie softball rolls by South Pemiscot (04/22/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Chaffee took advantage of 16 walks as they cruised past Scott County Central 19-3. Storm Estes earned the win on the mound for Chaffee, who scored eight runs in the first quarter and 13 in the first two innings...
April 22, 2014 Scoreboard (04/22/14)
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Lady Lions get big Bootheel Conference victory at Malden (04/22/14)
MALDEN, Mo. -- The Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions softball team scored four times in the top of the third inning and held off a late rally for a 4-3 win over the Malden Lady Wave here Monday in a Bootheel Conference game. "It was a huge win," Senath-Hornersville coach Lesley Newsom said. "We made the big plays at the end to preserve the game for us. It was probably our best defensive game yet."...
Lady Tribe wins pair by 15-run rule (04/22/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians softball team has gotten in quite a habit of not letting games go the full seven innings -- or even four or five sometimes. The Lady Tribe did it again twice on Monday, defeating the Blytheville (Ark.) Lady Chickasaws 15-0 in the first game of a doubleheader at Indian Park, then defeating the New Madrid County Central Lady Eagles 22-0 in the nightcap...
Lady Tribe wins pair by 15-run rule (04/22/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians softball team has gotten in quite a habit of not letting games go the full seven innings -- or even four or five sometimes. The Lady Tribe did it again twice on Monday, defeating the Blytheville (Ark.) Lady Chickasaws 15-0 in the first game of a doubleheader at Indian Park, then defeating the New Madrid County Central Lady Eagles 22-0 in the nightcap...
Lady Lions get big Bootheel Conference victory at Malden (04/22/14)
MALDEN, Mo. -- The Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions softball team scored four times in the top of the third inning and held off a late rally for a 4-3 win over the Malden Lady Wave here Monday in a Bootheel Conference game. "It was a huge win," Senath-Hornersville coach Lesley Newsom said. "We made the big plays at the end to preserve the game for us. It was probably our best defensive game yet."...
High school roundup: Woodland softball squeaks by Bernie (04/22/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
Advance upsets Dexter 7-2, Woodland beats Bernie 9-8 in SCAA softball semifinals (04/21/14)
Editor's Note: A photo gallery will be available later online. This story will also be available in the Tuesday morning print edition of Dexter Daily Statesman. PUXICO, Mo. - The championship is set at the SCAA softball tournament following quarterfinal and semifinal action at Puxico Monday. The Advance Hornets will square off against the Woodland Cardinals Tuesday at 4 p.m. in the SCAA title game at Puxico...
April 21, 2014 Scoreboard (04/21/14)
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Advance, Woodland advance to Tuesday's SCAA softball championship (04/21/14)
Editor's Note: A photo gallery will be available later online. This story will also be available in the Tuesday morning print edition of Dexter Daily Statesman. PUXICO, Mo. - The championship is set at the SCAA softball tournament following quarterfinal and semifinal action at Puxico Monday. The Advance Hornets will square off against the Woodland Cardinals Tuesday at 4 p.m. in the SCAA title game at Puxico...
Lady Tribe routs Southland (04/19/14)
Fresh off of a shutout loss the previous day, the Kennett Lady Indians took out their frustrations on the Southland Lady Rebels Friday afternoon. The Lady Tribe made quick work of Southland Friday at Indian Park, defeating the Lady Rebels 15-0 in three innings...
Bernie Mules beat Advance 4-0 and NMCC 10-6 in softball doubleheader (04/19/14)
BERNIE, Mo. - Defending SCAA tournament champion Bernie is showing signs they are more than ready to defend their conference title a few days before the start of the Stoddard County softball tournament. Fresh off a 15-0 victory against Bloomfield Thursday Bernie moved within one game of the .500 mark Friday afternoon with a 4-0 victory against Advance and 10-6 win against traditional softball powerhouse New Madrid County Central...
Portageville halts Lady Tribe's winning streak at 11 (04/18/14)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- The Kennett Lady Indians softball team is 11-0 against everyone on its schedule this spring except for Portageville. Unfortunately, Kennett is 0-2 against the Lady Bulldogs. Portageville once again proved itself as the team to beat in the Bootheel Conference as pitcher Taylor Tiffany tossed a three-hit shutout to put an end to the Lady Tribe's 11-game winning streak and a take a 5-0 win here Thursday...
Portageville halts Lady Tribe's winning streak at 11 (04/18/14)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- The Kennett Lady Indians softball team is 11-0 against everyone on its schedule this spring except for Portageville. Unfortunately, Kennett is 0-2 against the Lady Bulldogs. Portageville once again proved itself as the team to beat in the Bootheel Conference as pitcher Taylor Tiffany tossed a three-hit shutout to put an end to the Lady Tribe's 11-game winning streak and a take a 5-0 win here Thursday...
SCAA Roundup: Bernie baseball team run-rules Bloomfield (04/18/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The highly anticipated baseball showdown between the top seeded teams in next week's SCAA varsity baseball tournament turned into a dud Thursday afternoon. The Bernie Mules calculated 14 unanswered run on its way to a 14-0 five-inning road win against the Bloomfield Wildcats...
Scott City softball team blasts Woodland 18-3 in four innings (04/17/14)
A single and a stolen base. A run-scoring base hit. Another single putting runners at the corners, followed by a two-run triple. It was that kind of day for Scott City. The Rams pounded out 15 hits on their way to an 18-3 victory over Woodland on Wednesday in a softball game halted in the bottom of the fourth by the mercy rule...
PREP ROUNDUP: Oran edges Cooter 4-3, Sikeston tennis downed by Dexter (04/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Rally for a pair of runs late, the Oran Eagles downed Cooter 4-3 on Wednesday. Both teams came out of the first inning with a pair of runs and the Braves scored again in the third to go up 3-2. That lead held until a two-run rally in the seventh gave Oran the come-from-behind win...
April 17, 2014 Scoreboard (04/17/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Scott City softball team blasts Woodland 18-3 in four innings (04/17/14)
A single and a stolen base. A run-scoring base hit. Another single putting runners at the corners, followed by a two-run triple. It was that kind of day for Scott City. The Rams pounded out 15 hits on their way to an 18-3 victory over Woodland on Wednesday in a softball game halted in the bottom of the fourth by the mercy rule...
High school roundup: Priggel delivers again in Oran baseball team's victory (04/17/14)
Oran's Jacob Priggel marked the one-week anniversary of his walk-off hit against Scott City with another against Cooter on Wednesday afternoon. Priggel drove home Preston Hahn and Seth Ressell following Ben Heuring's sacrifice in the bottom of the seventh to lead the Eagles to a 4-3 victory at home...
PREP ROUNDUP: Oran edges Cooter 4-3, Sikeston tennis downed by Dexter (04/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Rally for a pair of runs late, the Oran Eagles downed Cooter 4-3 on Wednesday. Both teams came out of the first inning with a pair of runs and the Braves scored again in the third to go up 3-2. That lead held until a two-run rally in the seventh gave Oran the come-from-behind win...
Lady Tribe sinks Senath-Hornersville (04/16/14)
The big inning was big for the Kennett Lady Indians softball team once again. The Lady Tribe scored 11 times in the bottom of the second inning to break a scoreless tie and propel itself to a 16-1 win over the Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions in a Bootheel Conference game -- and also a key district game for both teams...
Lady Tribe sinks Senath-Hornersville (04/16/14)
The big inning was big for the Kennett Lady Indians softball team once again. The Lady Tribe scored 11 times in the bottom of the second inning to break a scoreless tie and propel itself to a 16-1 win over the Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions in a Bootheel Conference game -- and also a key district game for both teams...
Arkansas State 'best of both worlds' for Washburn (04/15/14)
Arkansas State University is a natural fit for Kelsey Washburn for many reasons, so it should come as no surprise that the Kennett High School standout recently signed a letter of intent to play college softball for the Jonesboro, Ark. university. The school is close to home for Washburn -- approximately one hour away from Kennett -- plus her older sister is a student there and the softball team is in the process of making the transition from being a club team to a full-fledged Division I program.. ...
Arkansas State 'best of both worlds' for Washburn (04/15/14)
Arkansas State University is a natural fit for Kelsey Washburn for many reasons, so it should come as no surprise that the Kennett High School standout recently signed a letter of intent to play college softball for the Jonesboro, Ark. university. The school is close to home for Washburn -- approximately one hour away from Kennett -- plus her older sister is a student there and the softball team is in the process of making the transition from being a club team to a full-fledged Division I program.. ...
April 15, 2014 Scoreboard (04/15/14)
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High school roundup: Jackson baseball run-rules North County in home win (04/13/14)
Jackson junior right-hander Michael Houchin held North County to two hits and the offense supported him with a run in every inning as Jackson posted a 10-0 home win in six innings Friday. Houchin struck out 10 batters and walked one. Junior Tyler Slinkard led the offense with a double and three RBIs. Jordan Hadden, who had three of the Indians' 10 hits, Devin Austin, Cameron Duke and Jon Schumer each had a double for Jackson (4-8)...
Lady Lions outslug Caruthersville; Kennett track competes at Sikeston Twilight Relays (04/12/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- The Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions scored in every inning and put up an amazing 24 runs in a 24-20 slugfest victory over the Caruthersville Lady Tigers here Friday night in a Bootheel Conference game. The Lady Lions scored 10 runs in the top of the fifth inning to take an 18-11 lead and led 24-14 entering the bottom of the seventh inning before Caruthersville scored six times to make it close at the end...
April 12, 2014 Scoreboard (04/12/14)
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Whitfield breaks KHS high jump record (04/11/14)
Saying that the Kennett Lady Indians shook off a slow start against the Caruthersville Lady Tigers Wednesday afternoon is a big understatement. After the Lady Tribe's leadoff hitter struck out in the bottom of the first inning, 11 of the next 12 batters reached base safely in a 10-run first inning on the way to a 16-0 victory over Caruthersville in softball action at Indian Park...
Lady Tribe rides another fast start past Campbell (04/11/14)
The two cornerstones for the Kennett Lady Indians softball team this spring have been fast starts on offense and great pitching to make it stand up. Thursday was no exception, as the Lady Tribe scored 10 runs in the top of the first inning and never looked back in a 20-1, three-inning victory over the Campbell Lady Camels at Indian Park...
Lady Tribe rides another fast start past Campbell (04/11/14)
The two cornerstones for the Kennett Lady Indians softball team this spring have been fast starts on offense and great pitching to make it stand up. Thursday was no exception, as the Lady Tribe scored 10 runs in the top of the first inning and never looked back in a 20-1, three-inning victory over the Campbell Lady Camels at Indian Park...
Whitfield breaks KHS high jump record (04/11/14)
Saying that the Kennett Lady Indians shook off a slow start against the Caruthersville Lady Tigers Wednesday afternoon is a big understatement. After the Lady Tribe's leadoff hitter struck out in the bottom of the first inning, 11 of the next 12 batters reached base safely in a 10-run first inning on the way to a 16-0 victory over Caruthersville in softball action at Indian Park...
SCAA Roundup: Bloomfield baseball team stays perfect, other SCAA schools secure wins (04/11/14)
The success continued Thursday for the undefeated Bloomfield Widlcats high school baseball team. Bloomfield improved to 6-0 with 29-3 win against Richland. "It's always nice to record a conference win and I was glad to see some different guys step up and contribute when given an opportunity to play," Bloomfield coach Tyler Trover said. "Our kids are doing some good things and we are going to have to continue that trend with the quality opponents on our schedule in the next week"...
High school roundup: ND golfers repeat at Farmington Invite (04/10/14)
Notre Dame sophomore standout Jack Litzelfelner carded an even par 71 to earn medalist honors and lead defending champion Notre Dame to a repeat at the Farmington Invitational on Wednesday at the Crown Pointe Golf Club in Farmington, Mo. Notre Dame's Trent Schumer tied with Camdenton's Michael Pfitzner for second place individually...
Advance softball team pounds Leopold (04/09/14)
The Hornets needed just five innings to beat the Wildcats 10-0.
April 9, 2014 Scoreboard (04/09/14)
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Lady Tribe rolls past NMCC to bring home tourney title (04/08/14)
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- If there was any doubt that the Kennett Lady Indians were going to be a force to be reckoned with on the softball diamond this spring, they removed it with authority on Saturday. The Lady Tribe not only won the New Madrid tournament, they won it in dominating fashion, routing Delta 11-0 in the semifinals and defeating perennial nemesis New Madrid County Central 10-0 in the championship game...
Lady Tribe rolls past NMCC to bring home tourney title (04/08/14)
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- If there was any doubt that the Kennett Lady Indians were going to be a force to be reckoned with on the softball diamond this spring, they removed it with authority on Saturday. The Lady Tribe not only won the New Madrid tournament, they won it in dominating fashion, routing Delta 11-0 in the semifinals and defeating perennial nemesis New Madrid County Central 10-0 in the championship game...
Fast start fuels Lady Tribe again (04/05/14)
HOLCOMB, Mo. -- After a slow start this spring, the Kennett Lady Indians are becoming known as a fast starting team on the softball field. For the fourth game in a row, the Lady Tribe raced out to a double-digit lead and made it stand up, this time for a 17-7 win against the Holcomb Lady Hornets here Friday in a Bootheel Conference contest...
Fast start fuels Lady Tribe again (04/05/14)
HOLCOMB, Mo. -- After a slow start this spring, the Kennett Lady Indians are becoming known as a fast starting team on the softball field. For the fourth game in a row, the Lady Tribe raced out to a double-digit lead and made it stand up, this time for a 17-7 win against the Holcomb Lady Hornets here Friday in a Bootheel Conference contest...
Lady Tribe fires on all cylinders against Dexter (04/04/14)
Every once in a while, a softball team just has one of those days where everything falls into place. Tuesday was one of those days for the Kennett Lady Indians. The Lady Tribe scored nine runs in the first two innings, giving pitcher Madison Pickens all the support that she would need in tossing a one-hit, 11-0 shutout of the Dexter Lady Bearcats at Indian Park...
Lady Tribe fires on all cylinders against Dexter (04/04/14)
Every once in a while, a softball team just has one of those days where everything falls into place. Tuesday was one of those days for the Kennett Lady Indians. The Lady Tribe scored nine runs in the first two innings, giving pitcher Madison Pickens all the support that she would need in tossing a one-hit, 11-0 shutout of the Dexter Lady Bearcats at Indian Park...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston ninth grade baseball team splits with Jackson in DH (04/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- The Sikeston ninth grade baseball team split a doubleheader on the road against Jackson Wednesday. Sikeston lost the first game 8-2 but rebounded for a 7-2 win in the finale. The Bulldogs (5-1) out-hit Jackson 7-5 in the first game but fell behind 6-0 after the first two innings...
High school roundup: Central tennis team topples Dexter (04/03/14)
The Central boys tennis lead built a 6-1 lead over Dexter before rain stopped doubles play on Wednesday afternoon at Central High School Alex Mailes, Derek Nunnery, Jonah Roop, Vikas Rudrappa and Caleb Strickland all earned singles victories for the Tigers...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston ninth grade baseball team splits with Jackson in DH (04/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- The Sikeston ninth grade baseball team split a doubleheader on the road against Jackson Wednesday. Sikeston lost the first game 8-2 but rebounded for a 7-2 win in the finale. The Bulldogs (5-1) out-hit Jackson 7-5 in the first game but fell behind 6-0 after the first two innings...
Dexter softball team collects crucial district, conference win at Bernie 7-4 (04/03/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Bernie-Dexter softball game is available at this link: View Photos Here BERNIE, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls softball team rebounded from an 11-0 loss at Kennett Tuesday afternoon in a big way Wednesday when it secured a 7-4 road win at defending SCAA tournament champion Bernie...
Dexter softball team collects crucial district, conference win at Bernie 7-4 (04/03/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Bernie-Dexter softball game is available at this link: View Photos Here BERNIE, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls softball team rebounded from an 11-0 loss at Kennett Tuesday afternoon in a big way Wednesday when it secured a 7-4 road win at defending SCAA tournament champion Bernie...
BRIEFLY: Kennett softball routs Dexter; baseball falls to Malden (04/02/14)
Editor's note: Because of mechanical problems, the Daily Dunklin Democrat had an early deadline Monday and Tuesday of this week. Tuesday's local sports stories will run in Friday's edition. We apologize for the inconvenience. It was a mixed day for Kennett's sports teams Tuesday at Indian Park...
Lady Tribe dominates Scott City (04/02/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians have not been backing away from playing tough competition to open the softball season. The Lady Tribe faced another tough foe Monday in the Scott City Lady Rams, but rose to the occasion with a blend of timely hits and solid pitching to take a 10-3 victory at Indian Park...
Lady Tribe dominates Scott City (04/02/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians have not been backing away from playing tough competition to open the softball season. The Lady Tribe faced another tough foe Monday in the Scott City Lady Rams, but rose to the occasion with a blend of timely hits and solid pitching to take a 10-3 victory at Indian Park...
Tuesday SCAA Results: Dexter wins 8th grade volleyball tournament (04/02/14)
Middle School Volleyball: Dexter 2, Woodland 0 The Dexter middle school volleyball team beat Woodland 25-20, 25-16, in the championship of the Bernie Invitational eighth grade volleyball tournament Tuesday night. --- Middle School Baseball: Dexter 20, Greenville 2...
(Submit Photos) (04/01/14)
The Stars Elite Fastpitch softball team recently finished in second place at the Kirkwood Athletic Preseason Tournament.
April 1, 2014 Scoreboard (04/01/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
SCAA softball & baseball results (03/31/14)
SOFTBALL: Malden 8, Bernie 2 The Malden Green Wave softball team tallied six runs in the top of the first inning and never trailed after on its way to an 8-2 victory against the Bernie Mules Monday afternoon. Bernie scored both of its runs in the bottom of the seventh inning...
SCAA softball & baseball results (03/31/14)
SOFTBALL: Malden 8, Bernie 2 The Malden Green Wave softball team tallied six runs in the top of the first inning and never trailed after on its way to an 8-2 victory against the Bernie Mules Monday afternoon. Bernie scored both of its runs in the bottom of the seventh inning...
March 31, 2014 Scoreboard (03/31/14)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Rams hammer Charleston, Chaffee downs Bell City 15-2 (03/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SCOTT CITY -- The Scott City Lady Rams softball team racked up 18 hits during its 21-0 win over visiting Charleston in five innings. Valerie Bahr went 4 for 4 with a double, a triple and three RBIs for Scott City. Lyndsie Robert added three hits, including a double and triple, while Shelby Rhymer had three hits and Macy Hall had two...
Woodland softball team survives first inning, beats Dexter 16-5 (03/29/14)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. - Dexter Bearcats softball coach Chris Bolin issued a warning to his team after they secured a dramatic 6-5 walkoff conference victory against the Advance Hornets Thursday afternoon. "I talked to the team and kind of warned them after a game like [Thursday's] where you spend so much energy getting a win that it's easy to come into a game the next day and have a letdown," Bolin said...
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Rams hammer Charleston, Chaffee downs Bell City 15-2 (03/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SCOTT CITY -- The Scott City Lady Rams softball team racked up 18 hits during its 21-0 win over visiting Charleston in five innings. Valerie Bahr went 4 for 4 with a double, a triple and three RBIs for Scott City. Lyndsie Robert added three hits, including a double and triple, while Shelby Rhymer had three hits and Macy Hall had two...
March 28, 2014 Scoreboard (03/28/14)
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Lady Tribe outslugs Twin Rivers to pick up road win (03/28/14)
BROSELEY, Mo. -- After playing their first two softball games at home, the Kennett Lady Indians showed that they can win on the road. The Lady Tribe scored the game's first 11 runs and battled through a Twin Rivers rally and intermittent rain to take a 15-8 victory over the Lady Royals here Thursday...
Dexter rallies past Advance softball team 6-5 (03/28/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats softball team saved the best for last in its home opener against SCAA conference rival Advance Thursday afternoon. Dexter overcame a 5-1 deficit when it tallied four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and a game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning to secure a 6-5 walkoff victory against the Advance Hornets...
Oak Ridge softball team sees offense sprout amid rain (03/28/14)
The Blue jays splurged for nine runs before play was suspended
Oak Ridge softball team sees offense sprout amid rain (03/28/14)
The Blue jays splurged for nine runs before play was suspended
March 27, 2014 Scoreboard (03/27/14)
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High school roundup: Oran baseball team earns its first win of season (03/27/14)
Hunter Schlosser smacked two doubles and drove in three runs as the Oran baseball team rebounded from a loss on Tuesday to clinch their first win of the season with a 9-7 victory over the Hornets. Seth Ressel picked up his first win on the mound. He pitched five innings and gave up one earned run on four hits with five strikeouts and two walks. He also doubled and batted in one run for Oran (1-1)...
PREP ROUNDUP: Oran drops opener, East Prairie edged on the road (03/26/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- The Oran Eagles baseball team lost its first game of the year dropping a 6-5 decision to Bloomfield Tuesday at Oran High School. Oran had five errors in the loss and out-hit Bloomfield 8 to 4. Preston Hahn took the loss on the mound for the Eagles after pitching three innings of relief behind starter Hunter Schlossar. ...
Washburn's walkoff lifts Kennett (03/26/14)
Trailing by three runs midway through Tuesday's game against East Carter, it felt like deja vu all over again for the Kennett Lady Indians. That just made the ending all the sweeter for the Lady Tribe. Kennett tied the game in the bottom of the sixth inning on a Jacky Lockhert solo home run, then completed the comeback on a three-run walkoff blast from Kelsey Washburn in the bottom of the eighth inning to take a 6-3 win over the Lady Redbirds at Indian Park...
March 25, 2014 Scoreboard (03/25/14)
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Portageville spoils opener for Lady Tribe (03/25/14)
Opening Day did not quite go according to plan for the Kennett Lady Indians on the softball diamond. The Lady Tribe committed five errors, leading to five unearned runs in a 6-0 loss to the Portageville Lady Bulldogs Monday at Indian Park in a non-conference game for both teams...
Portageville spoils opener for Lady Tribe (03/25/14)
Opening Day did not quite go according to plan for the Kennett Lady Indians on the softball diamond. The Lady Tribe committed five errors, leading to five unearned runs in a 6-0 loss to the Portageville Lady Bulldogs Monday at Indian Park in a non-conference game for both teams...
March 24, 2014 Scoreboard (03/24/14)
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High school spring softball season incorporates state playoffs (03/24/14)
MSHSAA changes have local schools seeking state title
High school spring softball season incorporates state playoffs (03/24/14)
MSHSAA changes have local schools seeking state title
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys volleyball program gets off to winning start (03/23/14)
The Notre Dame boys volleyball team won the program's first-ever match by defeating St. Francis Borgia 23-25, 25-14, 27-25 on the road on Saturday. "It's huge," Notre Dame coach Mark Moore said. "We're super excited. It's been a great start. A lot of these guys played some club volleyball over the winter, so they kind of got some exposure to the game, but they were very excited. ...
Lady Tribe seeks district title -- and more (03/22/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians softball team has not had a chance to compete for a state championship for most of its existence. Aside from a three-year stretch of playing in the fall at the end of last decade, the biggest prize the Lady Indians have had to look forward to is winning the Bootheel Conference Tournament -- a nice prize, but not a state title...
Notre Dame expands HOF with five new inductees (03/21/14)
Notre Dame Regional High School held its Hall of Fame induction ceremony Feb. 7. Here is a brief look at the athletic achievements of each of the five members who gained entrance. A versatile athlete, who played basketball, baseball and track at Notre Dame, Williams set school track records in the 100-yard dash, 220, long jump and triple jump. ...
Preview: Dexter Bearcats high school softball team (03/21/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats softball team enters the 2014 season with an ample supply of underclassmen. 12 of the 17 players on the Dexter squad are freshmen or sophomores. The remaining makeup includes three seniors and two juniors. "We are excited about the season," Dexter softball coach Chris Bolin said. "It's our first season to have a district. That changes the whole perplexity of the season so we've been kind of preparing for that...
Preview: Dexter Bearcats high school softball team (03/21/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats softball team enters the 2014 season with an ample supply of underclassmen. 12 of the 17 players on the Dexter squad are freshmen or sophomores. The remaining makeup includes three seniors and two juniors. "We are excited about the season," Dexter softball coach Chris Bolin said. "It's our first season to have a district. That changes the whole perplexity of the season so we've been kind of preparing for that...
2013 Stoddard County Sports Year-in-Review (01/03/14)
The accomplishments by Stoddard County athletes were unprecedented and at times unheard of at their respective programs before 2013. Other accomplishments represented continued success of traditional powerhouses in Stoddard County. The success continued for the Dexter Bearcats girls basketball program from the start of the calendar year until the end of 2013 under head coach Chad Allen. ...
Poplar Bluff to host inaugural spring softball final four in 2014 (12/25/13)
Kennett softball coach Kevin McCaig has a new motivational tool that will be available to 81 high school softball coaches in Missouri entering the 2014 spring season. The playoffs High school spring softball programs that do not participate in the fall softball state playoffs will no longer have to settle for end-of-the season conference tournaments being the highlight of their spring season...
Poplar Bluff to host inaugural spring softball final four in 2014 (12/25/13)
Kennett softball coach Kevin McCaig has a new motivational tool that will be available to 81 high school softball coaches in Missouri entering the 2014 spring season. The playoffs High school spring softball programs that do not participate in the fall softball state playoffs will no longer have to settle for end-of-the season conference tournaments being the highlight of their spring season...
Kelly sophomore follows sister's, mom's lead (12/12/13)
Most people only dream of making it to the state final four in their respective sports. Alexis Dock, a sophomore softball player at Kelly High School, knew growing up that she wanted to lead the Kelly Hawks to the softball final four, something her sister Danielle Dock did in 2008...
Kelly sophomore follows sister's, mom's lead (12/12/13)
Most people only dream of making it to the state final four in their respective sports. Alexis Dock, a sophomore softball player at Kelly High School, knew growing up that she wanted to lead the Kelly Hawks to the softball final four, something her sister Danielle Dock did in 2008...
Local softball players garner all-state honors (11/08/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- The Kelly Lady Hawks softball team finished fourth during the Class 2 state tournament in late October. Following their 19-9 season, individual honors are rolling in seeing three members make the Class 2 all-state team...
Local softball players garner all-state honors (11/08/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- The Kelly Lady Hawks softball team finished fourth during the Class 2 state tournament in late October. Following their 19-9 season, individual honors are rolling in seeing three members make the Class 2 all-state team...
Kelly settles for fourth at state (10/27/13)
The hawks committed five errors in a 2-0 semifinal loss
Kelly finishes fourth in Class 2 tournament (10/25/13)
SPRINGFIELD -- This year was suppose to be different for the Kelly Lady Hawks. Going into the Class 2 final four it was expected that the Lady Hawks would be able to finally break through their recent semifinal struggles and advance to that elusive title game...
Kelly softball team finishes fourth (10/25/13)
Kelly softball lost 4-3 to Marionville in the Class 2 third-place game in Springfield.
Kelly softball team finishes fourth (10/25/13)
Kelly softball lost 4-3 to Marionville in the Class 2 third-place game in Springfield.
Kelly sets sights on state title (10/24/13)
For the Kelly softball team, a trip to the final four is tradition. The Hawks have made it to the state semifinals 15 times since the program began in 1980, including seven times in the past 10 seasons. But titles have been elusive for the Hawks, whose last state title came in 2004...
State Bound: Lady Hawks taking another shot at a state championship (10/23/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Getting to the Class 2 final four has never been a problem for the Kelly Lady Hawks. It's something they've done six times in the past nine years alone. Taking that final step to a state championship, however, is something the Lady Hawks haven't been able to accomplish since 2004...
Ratledge passes on Kelly softball tradition to stepdaughter (10/23/13)
Coaches and players often call their team members family, but for Kelly softball coach Rhonda Ratledge and third baseman Samantha Ratledge it means more. "I don't see her as my stepdaughter ever," Rhonda Ratledge said. "She's my daughter through and through."...
Ratledge passes on Kelly softball tradition to stepdaughter (10/23/13)
Coaches and players often call their team members family, but for Kelly softball coach Rhonda Ratledge and third baseman Samantha Ratledge it means more. "I don't see her as my stepdaughter ever," Rhonda Ratledge said. "She's my daughter through and through."...
Kelly rolls past Willow Springs 20-0, headed to state semifinals (10/21/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- A lot is expected of the Kelly Lady Hawks softball team. Their illustrious history of state championships and trips to the state tournament are always chasing them to strive for more. But no one -- not players, not coaches -- expected what happened Saturday at Kelly High School...
Kelly rolls past Willow Springs 20-0, headed to state semifinals (10/21/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- A lot is expected of the Kelly Lady Hawks softball team. Their illustrious history of state championships and trips to the state tournament are always chasing them to strive for more. But no one -- not players, not coaches -- expected what happened Saturday at Kelly High School...
Kelly trounces Willow Springs 20-0 in the Class 2 softball quarterfinals (10/20/13)
BENTON, Mo. -- The Kelly softball team is headed back to the final four for the second straight year after a day of good pitching and an explosive offensive outing. The Hawks punched their ticket to the program's seventh final four in the past 10 years in a 20-0 rout of Willow Springs (15-11) on Saturday at Kelly...
Oran loses Class 1 quarterfinal in 10-inning thriller (10/20/13)
The Eagles fell short of their first final four as Walnut Grove ultimately prevailed 7-6
Oran loses Class 1 quarterfinal in 10-inning thriller (10/20/13)
The Eagles fell short of their first final four as Walnut Grove ultimately prevailed 7-6
Kelly tramples Willow Springs 20-0 in the Class 2 softball quarterfinals (10/20/13)
BENTON, Mo. -- The Kelly softball team is headed back to the final four for the second straight year after a day of good pitching and an explosive offensive outing. The Hawks punched their ticket to the program's seventh final four in the past 10 years in a 20-0 rout of Willow Springs (15-11) on Saturday at Kelly...
Oran softball team has long trip ahead for Class 1 quarterfinal (10/18/13)
The Oran softball team will have to travel farther to play its state quarterfinal on Saturday than it will have to travel to the final four should it win. The Eagles (13-4) will leave early Saturday morning to travel most of the way across the state to Walnut Grove. The drive will take nearly five hours and the Eagles will pass by Springfield, where the final four will be held a week later...
Oran softball team has long trip ahead for Class 1 quarterfinal (10/18/13)
The Oran softball team will have to travel farther to play its state quarterfinal on Saturday than it will have to travel to the final four should it win. The Eagles (13-4) will leave early Saturday morning to travel most of the way across the state to Walnut Grove. The drive will take nearly five hours and the Eagles will pass by Springfield, where the final four will be held a week later...
Oran follows plan, claims sectional win over Dora, 3-0 (10/17/13)
ORAN, Mo. -- Oran High School's sectional round softball game against Dora on Wednesday went almost exactly according to coach Jim Eftink's game plan. "I told them we'd score in the first inning, we'd get [Addie] Kielhofner on, she'll steal second, we'll bunt her to third and then we'll bunt her home," Eftink said. "That's how we score runs, that's how we have all year, and that's just who we are and we can't change our spots now."...
Oran follows plan, claims sectional win over Dora, 3-0 (10/17/13)
ORAN, Mo. -- Oran High School's sectional round softball game against Dora on Wednesday went almost exactly according to coach Jim Eftink's game plan. "I told them we'd score in the first inning, we'd get [Addie] Kielhofner on, she'll steal second, we'll bunt her to third and then we'll bunt her home," Eftink said. "That's how we score runs, that's how we have all year, and that's just who we are and we can't change our spots now."...
Brucker, Dock spark Kelly sectional victory (10/17/13)
BENTON, Mo. -- Thanks in large part to the bat of junior Kristi Brucker, the Kelly Hawks now stand just one win away from a return trip the Class 2 final four in Springfield. Batting in the sixth spot, Brucker had three hits while driving in five runs to guide the Lady Hawks to a 6-0 sectional win Wednesday over visiting East Carter County...
Kelly blanks East Carter, advances to quarterfinals (10/16/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Thanks in large part to the bat of junior Kristi Brucker the Kelly Lady Hawks now stand just one win away from a return trip to the Class 2 final four in Springfield. Batting in the fifth-spot, Brucker had three hits while driving in five runs to guide the Lady Hawks to a 6-0 win over East Carter County on Wednesday in Sectionals...
Things go according to plan in Oran's 3-0 win over Dora (10/16/13)
SEMO News Service ORAN -- Oran High School's sectional round softball game against Dora on Wednesday went almost exactly according to coach Jim Eftink's game plan. "I told them we'd score in the first inning, we'd get [Addie] Kielhofner on, she'll steal second, we'll bunt her to third and then we'll bunt her home," Eftink said. "That's how we score runs, that's how we have all year, and that's just who we are and we can't change our spots now."...
Things go according to plan in Oran's 3-0 win over Dora (10/16/13)
SEMO News Service ORAN -- Oran High School's sectional round softball game against Dora on Wednesday went almost exactly according to coach Jim Eftink's game plan. "I told them we'd score in the first inning, we'd get [Addie] Kielhofner on, she'll steal second, we'll bunt her to third and then we'll bunt her home," Eftink said. "That's how we score runs, that's how we have all year, and that's just who we are and we can't change our spots now."...
Kelly softball to use experience in playoff contention (10/16/13)
A young but seasoned Kelly softball team knows its way to Springfield, Mo. Kelly, which has just one senior among its seven returning starters from last year's final four team, can travel half the distance today when it plays host to East Carter in a 4 p.m. sectional game...
Sectional Softball: Kelly back in familiar territory hosting sectional (10/15/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com KELLY -- Another district title, another chance at state. It's become the norm for the Kelly Lady Hawks softball team as they clinched their 11th district championship in the past 12 seasons Friday. They'll look to continue their success Wednesday when they host East Carter County, a team they beat earlier this season by a 14-1 score, at 4 p.m. at Kelly High School during their Class 2 Sectional...
Sectional softball: Oran looking to get past Dora (10/15/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Oran head coach Jim Eftink is an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan. Knowing the background of one of his favorite teams, Eftink described his district-winning softball team the best way he knew how using the 1980's version of the Redbirds as a template...
Central drops heartbreaker, 6-5 (10/15/13)
The Central softball team led until the final inning in its Class 4 District 1 championship game against Hillsboro. But it took just three at-bats for that lead to vanish. Central senior pitcher Kadie Orenstein had two strikes on Hillsboro's Leslie McKeever, who fouled off six pitches to stay alive, before McKeever hit a three-run home run over the left-field fence on a 1-2 pitch...
Sectional softball: Oran looking to get past Dora (10/15/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Oran head coach Jim Eftink is an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan. Knowing the background of one of his favorite teams, Eftink described his district-winning softball team the best way he knew how using the 1980's version of the Redbirds as a template...
Central drops heartbreaker, 6-5 (10/15/13)
The Central softball team led until the final inning in its Class 4 District 1 championship game against Hillsboro. But it took just three at-bats for that lead to vanish. Central senior pitcher Kadie Orenstein had two strikes on Hillsboro's Leslie McKeever, who fouled off six pitches to stay alive, before McKeever hit a three-run home run over the left-field fence on a 1-2 pitch...
Oran earns title against Naylor (10/13/13)
POPLAR BLUFF, MO -- Oran didn't really need to swing the bats to beat Naylor and claim its first softball district title since 2008. Half of Oran's eight hits, as well as three RBIs, in the Class 1 District 1 championship Friday came via bunts. Add in four walks and six errors by Naylor and Oran scored a lot more runs than it expected in an 8-1 victory...
Central hosts elite at Cape Rock Invitational (10/13/13)
The Central boys swimming team hosted 16 teams, including Notre Dame and Jackson, at the Cape Rock Invitational on Saturday at the Central Municipal Pool. Central swimming coach Dayna Powell was impressed with her team, although it did not have any medalists...
Oran earns title against Naylor (10/13/13)
POPLAR BLUFF, MO -- Oran didn't really need to swing the bats to beat Naylor and claim its first softball district title since 2008. Half of Oran's eight hits, as well as three RBIs, in the Class 1 District 1 championship Friday came via bunts. Add in four walks and six errors by Naylor and Oran scored a lot more runs than it expected in an 8-1 victory...
Kelly wins 10th district title in last 11 years (10/12/13)
SEMO News Service BENTON -- Standing in the outfield after the Class 2 District 1 championship game, St. Vincent coach Dusty Wengert noted signs hanging in the outfield commemorating the state championships and Final Four appearances of the Kelly softball program...
Kelly wins 10th district title in last 11 years (10/12/13)
SEMO News Service BENTON -- Standing in the outfield after the Class 2 District 1 championship game, St. Vincent coach Dusty Wengert noted signs hanging in the outfield commemorating the state championships and Final Four appearances of the Kelly softball program...
Kelly run-rules St. Vincent to claim district softball title (10/12/13)
The Hawks claimed their 10th district title in 11 years with an 11-1 victory.
Kelly run-rules St. Vincent to claim district softball title (10/12/13)
The Hawks claimed their 10th district title in 11 years with an 11-1 victory.
Central softball team seizes shot at district title (10/11/13)
Central earned the chance to repeat as district champs with a 4-2 win over Jackson
October 11, 2013 Scoreboard (10/11/13)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Central softball team seizes shot at district title (10/11/13)
Central earned the chance to repeat as district champs with a 4-2 win over Jackson
St. Vincent softball extends winning streak (10/11/13)
The INdians made Saxony their 12 straight victim in reaching the Class 2 District 1 final
St. Vincent softball extends winning streak (10/11/13)
The INdians made Saxony their 12 straight victim in reaching the Class 2 District 1 final
Defending champ Kelly advances to district softball final (10/11/13)
The Hawks defeated Portageville 3-0 in the district semifinals
Dock outduels Tiffany in Class 2, District 1 battle (10/10/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Thursday's Class 2, District 1 semifinal matchup of Kelly and Portageville featured two of the top pitchers in Southeast Missouri as Alexis Dock and Taylor Tiffany squaring off to keep their teams' season alive...
Prep Roundup: Oran takes step toward district title (10/10/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- Aubrianna Jones put the Oran Lady Eagles softball team in the Class 1, District 1 championship game Thursday earning a 3-0 win over Neelyville in Poplar Bluff. Jones struck out seven in a complete game effort and walked just one...
High School roundup: Peters perfect as Notre Dame softball romps (10/10/13)
Nikki Peters pitched a perfect game as the Notre Dame softball team opened Class 3 District 1 tournament play with an easy win. Second-seeded Notre Dame routed seventh-seeded Potosi 14-0 in five innings Wednesday in Potosi, Mo. Peters recorded 12 strikeouts as the Bulldogs improved to 20-5...
Errors, lack of timely hitting doom Chaffee (10/10/13)
BENTON, Mo. -- Errors and a lack of timely hitting halted Chaffee's softball season in the first round of the Class 2 District 1 tournament on Wednesday. The fifth-seeded Red Devils were defeated 6-0 by fourth-seeded Portageville at Kelly High School...
Brunke's no-hitter leads Saxony Lutheran romp (10/10/13)
BENTON, Mo. -- A no-hitter was just what the Saxony Lutheran Crusaders needed to advance to the semifinals of the Class 2 District 1 softball tournament. Led by pitcher Kelli Brunke, third-seeded Saxony Lutheran defeated sixth-seeded East Prairie 10-0 in five innings during first-round action at Kelly High School on Wednesday...
Brunke's no-hitter leads Saxony Lutheran romp (10/10/13)
BENTON, Mo. -- A no-hitter was just what the Saxony Lutheran Crusaders needed to advance to the semifinals of the Class 2 District 1 softball tournament. Led by pitcher Kelli Brunke, third-seeded Saxony Lutheran defeated sixth-seeded East Prairie 10-0 in five innings during first-round action at Kelly High School on Wednesday...
Errors, lack of timely hitting doom Chaffee (10/10/13)
BENTON, Mo. -- Errors and a lack of timely hitting halted Chaffee's softball season in the first round of the Class 2 District 1 tournament on Wednesday. The fifth-seeded Red Devils were defeated 6-0 by fourth-seeded Portageville at Kelly High School...
High School roundup: Peters perfect as Notre Dame softball romps (10/10/13)
Nikki Peters pitched a perfect game as the Notre Dame softball team opened Class 3 District 1 tournament play with an easy win. Second-seeded Notre Dame routed seventh-seeded Potosi 14-0 in five innings Wednesday in Potosi, Mo. Peters recorded 12 strikeouts as the Bulldogs improved to 20-5...
Season comes to a close for Lady Bulldogs (10/09/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Combining a 15-hit attack and a gem of a pitching performance from Laney Webb, Hillsboro ended the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs' season Wednesday, 11-1, in the opening round of the Class 4, District 1 Tournament...
Local softball teams start district tournaments (10/09/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- For local softball teams a season's worth of work all comes down to how they perform over the next three to four days. That's when district tournaments all over the state will take place as teams put their regular season records behind them and make an attempt to make a run at the state championship...
Season comes to a close for Lady Bulldogs (10/09/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Combining a 15-hit attack and a gem of a pitching performance from Laney Webb, Hillsboro ended the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs' season Wednesday, 11-1, in the opening round of the Class 4, District 1 Tournament...
October 9, 2013 Scoreboard (10/09/13)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Dexter tennis clips ND (10/09/13)
The Dexter girls tennis team won two of three doubles matches to edge Notre Dame 5-4 in the semifinals of the Class 1 District 1 tournament Tuesday. The teams split the six singles matches with Carly Hopkins, Adele Soutar and Emily Young recording victories for the Bulldogs. Hopkins and Reagan Kapp won No. 1 doubles, but Dexter won the last two...
Central netters advance in districts (10/08/13)
The Central girls won four singles matches and one doubles in a 5-2 victory over host Poplar Bluff in the first round of the Class 2 District 1 tennis tournament Monday. Josey Powell, Sydney Messerli, Ashley Westbrook and Paige Messerli all won in singles for the Tigers, while Powell and Sydney Messerli won in No. 1 doubles. The Nos. 2 and 3 doubles matches were not completed due to the Tigers reaching the necessary five victories in the best-of-nine format...
Ramey leads Sikeston past Naylor 4-3 on senior night (10/07/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- As the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs took the field for the final inning against Naylor on Monday they broke the huddle with one of their more familiar sayings, 'hold the rope'. At the time the Lady Bulldogs held a slim one-run lead against the Lady Eagles and needed just three outs to finish their regular season on a high note...
Sikeston tennis advance in team district play (10/07/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs tennis team opened the postseason on a high note Monday beating Caruthersville 5-0 in the Class 1, District 1 Tournament. "The team played their best match of the year," Sikeston head coach Russ Dial said. They were very focused on the task at hand before starting and that has been lacking at times this season...
High school roundup: Jackson softball tops Notre Dame (10/05/13)
All the local high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
Oct. 4, 2013 Scoreboard (10/04/13)
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High school roundup: Central softball team routs Chaffee (10/04/13)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
Prep Roundup: Last gasp by Lady Hawks not enough, fall to Notre Dame (10/03/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- A late push by the Kelly Lady Hawks wasn't enough as they fell to the Notre Dame Lady Bulldogs 4-3 in a battle of softball powers Thursday. Kelly trailed 4-0 as they entered the bottom of the seventh. They scored three runs as a last gasp, but couldn't force the tie...
Prep Roundup: Sikeston softball win in extras over East Carter (10/02/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com ELLSINORE -- It took extra innings, but the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs took down host East Carter County 3-2 for their fifth win of the season on Tuesday. Locked in a scoreless ball game, the Lady Bulldogs rallied for two runs in the top of the fifth only to see a two-run rally by East Carter in the sixth tie things up...
High school roundup: Perryville soccer routs De Soto (10/02/13)
The Perryville boys soccer team continued its impressive season Tuesday night by routing visiting De Soto 7-0. Perryville, which improved to 15-3, got two goals apiece from Emilio Mattingly and Eann Bergman. Kyle Wood, Emmanual Miranda and Juan Hernandez all added one goal apiece...
High school roundup: ND tennis ends regular season with 14-2 record (10/01/13)
The Notre Dame girls tennis team ended an impressive regular season Tuesday afternoon. Notre Dame dropped only one match as the Bulldogs rolled past host Fredericktown 8-1. The Bulldogs improved to 14-2 as they prepare for the upcoming district tournament...
Prep Roundup: 9th grade football wins thriller over Poplar Bluff (09/30/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- As time ran out Sikeston ninth grader Justus Faulkner crossed the goal line to give his ninth grade football team a thrilling, come-from-behind 18-16 win over Poplar Bluff Monday at SPS Stadium in Sikeston. "They played with a lot of heart," Sikeston ninth grade coach Matt Johnson said. "They didn't allow themselves to be out of the game."...
Prep Roundup: 9th grade football wins thriller over Poplar Bluff (09/30/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- As time ran out Sikeston ninth grader Justus Faulkner crossed the goal line to give his ninth grade football team a thrilling, come-from-behind 18-16 win over Poplar Bluff Monday at SPS Stadium in Sikeston. "They played with a lot of heart," Sikeston ninth grade coach Matt Johnson said. "They didn't allow themselves to be out of the game."...
Sept. 30, 2013 Scoreboard (09/30/13)
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Perryville soccer wins Hillsboro tournament (09/29/13)
Juan Hernandez scored the game-winning goal on an assist from Matt Moran as Perryville defeated St. Louis University High 1-0 in the championship game of the Hillsboro Soccer Invitational Tournament on Saturday. Goalkeeper Luke Dobbelare recorded six saves for the Pirates (14-2)...
Jones, Oran stymie Lady Bulldogs in five innings (09/26/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Looking to rebound from a shutout against Jackson earlier this week, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs didn't fair much better Thursday when they took on Oran and their hurler Anna Jones. Jones held the Lady Bulldogs to only four hits as Oran jumped out to an early five-run lead before cruising to an 11-0 win in five innings via the mercy rule...
Eight-run seventh carries St. Vincent girls to seventh win in their last eight games (09/26/13)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- The St. Vincent High School softball team is having another strong season but coach Dusty Wengert said the Indians' offense has been up and down. Wednesday was definitely one of those 'up' performances. St. Vincent banged out 18 hits and broke open a close game with an eight-run seventh inning to knock off host Chaffee 15-8...
Prep Roundup: Kelly pops Perryville at home (09/26/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- The Kelly Lady Hawks softball team improved to 13-4 on the season with a 9-2 home victory over Perryville on Wednesday. Kelly managed an 8-0 lead after a six-run third. Perryville plated two runs in the fifth, but Kelly responded with an insurance run in the sixth to reach the final margin...
Prep Roundup: Kelly pops Perryville at home (09/26/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- The Kelly Lady Hawks softball team improved to 13-4 on the season with a 9-2 home victory over Perryville on Wednesday. Kelly managed an 8-0 lead after a six-run third. Perryville plated two runs in the fifth, but Kelly responded with an insurance run in the sixth to reach the final margin...
Eight-run seventh carries St. Vincent girls to seventh win in their last eight games (09/26/13)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- The St. Vincent High School softball team is having another strong season but coach Dusty Wengert said the Indians' offense has been up and down. Wednesday was definitely one of those 'up' performances. St. Vincent banged out 18 hits and broke open a close game with an eight-run seventh inning to knock off host Chaffee 15-8...
Delta girls handcuff Oran (09/26/13)
Shiann Clayborn scattered three hits over seven innings, walking one and striking out five, as host Delta defeated Oran 4-1 in girls softball action Wednesday afternoon. Rachel Birkman and Megan Perry each had doubles to pace Delta's six-hit attack. The Bobcats improved to 4-9 while dropping the Eagles to 9-4...
Sept. 25, 2013 Scoreboard (09/25/13)
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Cape Central softball edges Notre Dame 3-2 (09/25/13)
MaShanda Reed drove in two runs as host Central avenged a loss suffered earlier this season with a 3-2 win over Notre Dame in softball action on Tuesday. Kadie Orenstein was the winning pitcher, allowing four hits and striking out seven. She also went 2 for 3 at the plate for the Tigers (11-5). Morgan Duschell added two hits...
Cape Central softball edges Notre Dame 3-2 (09/25/13)
MaShanda Reed drove in two runs as host Central avenged a loss suffered earlier this season with a 3-2 win over Notre Dame in softball action on Tuesday. Kadie Orenstein was the winning pitcher, allowing four hits and striking out seven. She also went 2 for 3 at the plate for the Tigers (11-5). Morgan Duschell added two hits...
Sept. 24, 2013 Scoreboard (09/24/13)
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High school roundup: Jackson's Wunderlich shuts out Sikeston (09/24/13)
All the high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Jackson's Wunderlich shuts out Sikeston (09/24/13)
All the high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
Sikeston's offense struggles against Jackson, lose 6-0 (09/23/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Runs have come few and far between for the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs this season. That unfortunate trend continued Monday as Sikeston fell to the visiting Jackson Indians at the Sikeston Sports Complex 6-0. So far this season the Lady Bulldogs are averaging 3.8 runs a game. Jackson handed Sikeston their sixth shutout of the season while breaking their current two-game winning streak in the process...
Lady Bulldogs post back-to-back wins following 4-3 victory over Twin Rivers (09/20/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Just when it looked like the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs chances at securing back-to-back wins was starting to slip away Thursday, junior Natalie Regenold changed her team's fortunes with one swing of the bat. With her team knotted up with visiting Twin Rivers, Regenold found a gap down the first base side in the sixth inning to plate the decisive run in a 4-3 Sikeston win...
Prep Roundup: Sikeston tennis taken down by Cape Central (09/20/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs tennis team fell to visiting Cape Central on Thursday 2-7. It was Sikeston's second-straight defeat by a score of 2-7 after falling to the Poplar Bluff Lady Mules on Wednesday. Sikeston's lone singles win came at the hands of sophomore McKenna Dial, who defeated Paige Messerli. ...
Chaffee rallies past Naylor (09/19/13)
Chaffee scored three times in the top of the seventh inning to rally past host Naylor 8-6 in softball action Wednesday afternoon. Sophomore Carleigh Burnett went 3 for 4 with two doubles, scored twice and drove in two runs to lead the Red Devils [5-8]. Fellow sophomore Julia Butterfield also went 3 for 4, scoring twice, while Katlin McFerron blasted a solo home run...
Chaffee rallies past Naylor (09/19/13)
Chaffee scored three times in the top of the seventh inning to rally past host Naylor 8-6 in softball action Wednesday afternoon. Sophomore Carleigh Burnett went 3 for 4 with two doubles, scored twice and drove in two runs to lead the Red Devils [5-8]. Fellow sophomore Julia Butterfield also went 3 for 4, scoring twice, while Katlin McFerron blasted a solo home run...
Sikeston softball routs Lady Eagles (09/18/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- For at least one game the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs were firing on all cylinders. Backed by a near perfect performance from starting pitcher Madison Smith, Sikeston combined flawless defense with a 14-hit effort Wednesday to down the East Prairie Lady Eagles 15-0 in four innings on the mercy-rule...
Prep Roundup: Cape Central escapes with win over Kelly (09/18/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Cape Central stormed back in the sixth inning to take down the Kelly Lady Hawks Wednesday 5-3 at Kelly High School. The Lady Hawks (11-4) held a one-run lead going into the inning but allowed three runs to cross to give Cape Central the winning edge...
Lady Eagles shut down by Notre Dame (09/18/13)
ORAN -- Good pitching wins its share of softball games. So does timely hitting. Notre Dame combined the two Tuesday afternoon and, in the process, made life miserable for host Oran, rolling to a 9-1 victory over the Eagles. Notre Dame's Nikki Peters flirted with a no-hitter, settling instead for six innings of three-hit, shutout ball, while Jessica Westrich went 3 for 4 to lead a Bulldogs offense that rapped out 12 hits...
Prep Roundup: SHS netters blank Lady Jays, Brucker leads Kelly (09/18/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston tennis team swept visiting Charleston Tuesday 9-0 in a varsity only match at the Sikeston Public School Tennis Courts. This is Sikeston's second victory of the season. "We played well," Sikeston tennis coach Russ Dial said. "If this type of play continues we should fair well against (Poplar) Bluff."...
Lady Eagles shutout by Notre Dame (09/18/13)
ORAN -- Good pitching wins its share of softball games. So does timely hitting. Notre Dame combined the two Tuesday afternoon and, in the process, made life miserable for host Oran, rolling to a 9-1 victory over the Eagles. Notre Dame's Nikki Peters flirted with a no-hitter, settling instead for six innings of three-hit, shutout ball, while Jessica Westrich went 3 for 4 to lead a Bulldogs offense that rapped out 12 hits...
Jackson softball fails to capitalize (09/18/13)
The Jackson softball team was left stranded Tuesday in a 2-0 loss at district rival Poplar Bluff. Jackson (7-10) stranded seven runners, including three in scoring position, and had one thrown out at the plate on a double play to end the third inning...
Bulldogs get early jump on Eagles, roll to 9-1 victory (09/18/13)
ORAN -- Good pitching wins its share of softball games. So does timely hitting. Notre Dame combined the two Tuesday afternoon and, in the process, made life miserable for host Oran, rolling to a 9-1 victory over the Eagles. Notre Dame's Nikki Peters flirted with a no-hitter, settling instead for six innings of three-hit, shutout ball, while Jessica Westrich went 3 for 4 to lead a Bulldogs offense that rapped out 12 hits...
Bulldogs get early jump on Eagles, roll to 9-1 victory (09/18/13)
ORAN -- Good pitching wins its share of softball games. So does timely hitting. Notre Dame combined the two Tuesday afternoon and, in the process, made life miserable for host Oran, rolling to a 9-1 victory over the Eagles. Notre Dame's Nikki Peters flirted with a no-hitter, settling instead for six innings of three-hit, shutout ball, while Jessica Westrich went 3 for 4 to lead a Bulldogs offense that rapped out 12 hits...
Jackson softball fails to capitalize (09/18/13)
The Jackson softball team was left stranded Tuesday in a 2-0 loss at district rival Poplar Bluff. Jackson (7-10) stranded seven runners, including three in scoring position, and had one thrown out at the plate on a double play to end the third inning...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston football downs Bearcats, Oran wins 13-1 (09/17/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- The Sikeston junior varsity football team took care of the Dexter Bearcats Monday 34-0. Quarterback Nathan Hampton put Sikeston ahead early in the first quarter following an 8-yard touchdown pass to Logan Hampton with 8:54 left...
Sept. 17, 2013 Scoreboard (09/17/13)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Mirly throws no-hitter for Crusaders vs. East Prairie (09/17/13)
Saxony Lutheran sophomore Grace Mirly struck out six batter and did not allow a hit in the Crusaders' 10-0, six-inning home victory Monday in high school softball. Mirly issued just one walk as the Crusaders improved to 9-4. Abby Hadler went 3 for 3 and had three RBIs for Saxony. Mirly, Ashlynn Collier and Tayla Meyr all finished with two hits...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston football downs Bearcats, Oran wins 13-1 (09/17/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- The Sikeston junior varsity football team took care of the Dexter Bearcats Monday 34-0. Quarterback Nathan Hampton put Sikeston ahead early in the first quarter following an 8-yard touchdown pass to Logan Hampton with 8:54 left...
Mirly throws no-hitter for Crusaders vs. East Prairie (09/17/13)
Saxony Lutheran sophomore Grace Mirly struck out six batter and did not allow a hit in the Crusaders' 10-0, six-inning home victory Monday in high school softball. Mirly issued just one walk as the Crusaders improved to 9-4. Abby Hadler went 3 for 3 and had three RBIs for Saxony. Mirly, Ashlynn Collier and Tayla Meyr all finished with two hits...
Jackson softball wins close one over Naylor, 12-10 (09/15/13)
The Jackson softball team received offensive and defensive heroics from sophomore Erica Gray to squeeze out a wild 12-10 win over visiting Naylor Friday afternoon. Jackson (5-6) scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to wipe out a 10-8 deficit and prevail in the contest that featured 17 hits and 12 errors...
Saxony finishes second in invitational (09/15/13)
The Saxony Lutheran softball team fell just short of the title at Saturday's Lady Red Devils Invitational in Chaffee. Saxony lost to Neelyville 7-4 in the championship game of the eight-team event. The Crusaders beat Neelyville's JV 12-0 in the opening round behind a five-inning no-hitter from Natalie Schlimpert and Sikeston 4-2 in the semifinals...
Jackson softball wins close one over Naylor, 12-10 (09/15/13)
The Jackson softball team received offensive and defensive heroics from sophomore Erica Gray to squeeze out a wild 12-10 win over visiting Naylor Friday afternoon. Jackson (5-6) scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to wipe out a 10-8 deficit and prevail in the contest that featured 17 hits and 12 errors...
Notre Dame defense cuts down Central on the basepaths (09/13/13)
Central had two early chances to deliver the opening blow. Notre Dame wriggled out of those threats and never let its Cape Girardeau softball rival up for air the rest of the way. Junior Nikki Peters fired a four-hit shutout, retiring 12 of the final 13 batters she faced, during the host Bulldogs' 3-0 win Thursday...
Notre Dame defense cuts down Central on the basepaths (09/13/13)
Central had two early chances to deliver the opening blow. Notre Dame wriggled out of those threats and never let its Cape Girardeau softball rival up for air the rest of the way. Junior Nikki Peters fired a four-hit shutout, retiring 12 of the final 13 batters she faced, during the host Bulldogs' 3-0 win Thursday...
Kennett sweeps Sikeston Invitational, Lady Bulldogs softball struck by Portageville (09/12/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Kennett Indian tennis team dominated the Sikeston Invitational Tennis Tournament Thursday following victories in both the doubles and singles bracket. Kelsey Washburn and Heidi Shetley pulled out an 8-5 win in the doubles bracket defeating teammates Alex McPherson and Kara Heeb in the championship...
Kennett sweeps Sikeston Invitational, Lady Bulldogs softball struck by Portageville (09/12/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Kennett Indian tennis team dominated the Sikeston Invitational Tennis Tournament Thursday following victories in both the doubles and singles bracket. Kelsey Washburn and Heidi Shetley pulled out an 8-5 win in the doubles bracket defeating teammates Alex McPherson and Kara Heeb in the championship...
Sept. 12, 2013 Scoreboard (09/12/13)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Lady Hawks add to Sikeston softball skid (09/11/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- It's been a rough start to the season for the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs softball team. Following their walk-off win against Poplar Bluff to start the season the Lady Bulldogs have endured eight-straight losses as they try to work out the kinks that come with being a young, inexperienced team...
Lady Hawks add to Sikeston softball skid (09/11/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- It's been a rough start to the season for the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs softball team. Following their walk-off win against Poplar Bluff to start the season the Lady Bulldogs have endured eight-straight losses as they try to work out the kinks that come with being a young, inexperienced team...
Sept. 11, 2013 Scoreboard (09/11/13)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Oran softball picks up big victory (09/11/13)
The Oran softball team recorded an impressive win over a much larger school Tuesday afternoon. Anna Jones pitched an eight-hitter to notch her fifth win of the year as the Eagles slipped past host Jackson 3-2 to improve to 6-2. Jones set down the last nine batters she faced...
Sikeston soccer ties, Lady Bulldogs' tennis win first match of the season (09/10/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com MARION, Ill. -- Gavin O'Brien scored their only goal Tuesday as the Sikeston Bulldogs soccer team ended up tying with Marion, Ill., 1-1. The Bulldogs were hit with a red card early in the second half giving them one less player. Their 1-0 lead looked to be intact, despite the uneven numbers, until Marion snuck a goal in later in the match...
Sikeston soccer ties, Lady Bulldogs' tennis wins first match of the season (09/10/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com MARION, Ill. -- Gavin O'Brien scored their only goal Tuesday as the Sikeston Bulldogs soccer team ended up tying with Marion, Ill., 1-1. The Bulldogs were hit with a red card early in the second half giving them one less player. Their 1-0 lead looked to be intact, despite the uneven numbers, until Marion snuck a goal in later in the match...
Kelly avoids no-hitter, rallies past Central in nine innings (09/10/13)
To say that things didn't look good for the Kelly High School softball team Monday afternoon would not even be doing the situation justice. Kelly trailed host Central 3-0 entering its final at-bat in the top of the seventh inning -- and the Hawks were being no-hit by junior Maggie Groshong...
Softballfest not kind to Lady Bulldogs, Kelly remains undefeated (09/06/13)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs had a rough first day of pool play Thursday as they suffered losses to both Notre Dame and Delta to open up the Notre Dame Softballfest. Playing host Notre Dame to kick things off, Sikeston allowed a combined 13 runs in the second and third innings to fall 15-0 in three innings on the mercy-rule...
Young Jackson pitchers filling a void on the hill (09/05/13)
The Jackson High School softball team, extremely inexperienced anyway, was hit with some major adversity before the 2013 season even started when ace senior pitcher Mallory Jones suffered a serious knee injury during summer competition. With Jones likely lost for the entire year, the Indians have been looking for other hurlers to pick up the slack...
Bulldogs stay unbeaten (09/05/13)
Nikki Peters fired a three-hit shutout Wednesday as the Notre Dame softball team remained undefeated with a 8-0 win at Affton in the St. Louis area. Peters struck out six and walked one. The Bulldogs (3-0) banged out 14 hits, led by Jessica Westrich. She went 4 for 4 with two triples and a double...
Young Jackson pitchers filling a void on the hill (09/05/13)
The Jackson High School softball team, extremely inexperienced anyway, was hit with some major adversity before the 2013 season even started when ace senior pitcher Mallory Jones suffered a serious knee injury during summer competition. With Jones likely lost for the entire year, the Indians have been looking for other hurlers to pick up the slack...
Sikeston softball drops second-straight, Dexter tennis defeats Lady Bulldogs (09/04/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs suffered their second loss of the season Wednesday at the hands of the Farmington Knightettes, 11-2. Down 4-0 entering the top of the third inning, the Lady Bulldogs put together a two-run rally to stay in the game at 4-2...
Former Lady Bulldog signs with Williams Baptist College (09/04/13)
davidj@standard-democrat.com WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. -- After two years of excelling at Three Rivers College, Sikeston native Sydney Davied will now be roaming the outfield at Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge, Ark. With a few offers on the table, Davied chose Williams Baptist for several reasons...
Errors haunt SHS softball, Kelly wins third-straight (09/04/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com PERRYVILLE -- Plagued by a barrage of errors, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs lost 11-1 in six innings to Perryville Tuesday. The Lady Bulldogs committed 13 errors which allowed Perryville the majority of their runs as the Lady Pirates had just three hits...
Perryville boys 2nd at tournament (09/01/13)
The Perryville boys soccer team fell just short of a season-opening tournament championship. Perryville lost to Anna-Jonesboro (Ill.) 4-3 Saturday in the title match of the eight-team Carbondale (Ill.) tournament. The Pirates are 2-1 on the season after winning two of their three tournament games...
Hammerin' Hanna (08/30/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Before Thursday's season opener against Poplar Bluff, new Sikeston head softball coach Eric Voorhees spent plenty of time deciding where to bat sophomore Hannah Placek. After hitting late in the order most of last season it was a given the sophomore would be moving up in the lineup. The question was whether she'd land in the second or fourth spot...
High school roundup: Central softball wins squeaker, moves to 2-0 (08/30/13)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
Hammerin' Hannah (08/30/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Before Thursday's season opener against Poplar Bluff, new Sikeston head softball coach Eric Voorhees spent plenty of time deciding where to bat sophomore Hannah Placek. After hitting late in the order most of last season it was a given the sophomore would be moving up in the lineup. The question was whether she'd land in the second or fourth spot...
Lady Hawks on point in season opener (08/29/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- The Kelly Lady Hawks didn't waste any time jumping on top of Chaffee Friday in their season opener. Scoring five runs in the first inning alone, the Lady Hawks pounded out 13 hits against the Lady Red Devils en rout to a 15-0 win in four innings via the mercy rule...
Delta girls romp past East Prairie (08/29/13)
Sierra Coomer tossed a four-inning no-hitter and went 3 for 4 at the plate, driving in three runs, as Delta ripped visiting East Prairie 17-2 in Wednesday's girls softball season opener for both squads. Delta led 4-0 after one inning and 6-0 after three before coming up with 11 runs in the bottom of the fourth, invoking the mercy rule...
Tigers explode for 9-3 win in season opener (08/29/13)
The Central High School softball team finished last season with a bang, winning the program's first district championship since 2004 and coming within an out of a sectional playoff victory. With most of the key players from that squad returning, expectations are high for the Tigers this year...
Delta girls romp past East Prairie (08/29/13)
Sierra Coomer tossed a four-inning no-hitter and went 3 for 4 at the plate, driving in three runs, as Delta ripped visiting East Prairie 17-2 in Wednesday's girls softball season opener for both squads. Delta led 4-0 after one inning and 6-0 after three before coming up with 11 runs in the bottom of the fourth, invoking the mercy rule...
Tigers explode for 9-3 win in season opener (08/29/13)
The Central High School softball team finished last season with a bang, winning the program's first district championship since 2004 and coming within an out of a sectional playoff victory. With most of the key players from that squad returning, expectations are high for the Tigers this year...
Lady Hawks on point in season opener (08/28/13)
The Kelly Lady Hawks had 13 hits during a 15-0 win in four innings over the Chaffee Lady Devils Wednesday in season opener.
Softbal Preview: Portageville Lady Bulldogs (08/27/13)
Portageville entering second season as a fall softball team
Softball Preview: Chaffee Lady Devils (08/27/13)
CHAFFEE -- The Chaffee Lady Devils have a new coach, a new outlook and are hoping to get back to the fundamentals. The Lady Devils return to the field Aug. 28 in their season opener on the road against Kelly after a 7-14 season. "The Lady Red Devils are looking to get back to the basics," first-year head coach AJ Horn said. "This group of girls has been really working hard and looking forward to being successful. The team has quite a few returners from last year, but we are young...
Softball Preview: Portageville Lady Bulldogs (08/27/13)
Portageville entering second season as a fall softball team
Softball Preview: Kelly Lady Hawks (08/27/13)
Experienced core returns to lead the Kelly Lady Hawks
Softball Preview: Sikeston Lady Bulldogs (08/27/13)
The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs undergo a complete overhaul going into the 2013 fall softball season.
Fall softball coming soon (08/22/13)
Fall softball coming soon (08/22/13)
2013 Naylor Fall Softball Schedule (08/19/13)
2013 Saxony Lutheran Fall Softball Schedule (08/19/13)
2013 Oran Fall Softball Schedule (08/19/13)
Female Athlete of the Year: Madison Chaney (08/10/13)
Though small in size, Chaney's play was anything but for the softball and soccer teams at Sikeston High School.
Female Athlete of the Year: Madison Chaney (08/10/13)
Though small in size, Chaney's play was anything but for the softball and soccer teams at Sikeston High School.
Standard Democrat Female Players of the Year (08/10/13)
2012-13 Players of the Year Volleyball Hannah Noe, Jr. Dexter Fall Softball Alexis Dock, Fr. Kelly Tennis Kelsey Dial, Sr. Sikeston Basketball Brittany Harris, Sr. Dexter Soccer Madison Chaney, Sr. Sikeston Track Makayla Waldner, Fr. Dexter...
Standard Democrat Male Players of the Year (08/10/13)
2012-13 Players of the Year Football Offensive: Kyland Gross, Sr. Sikeston Defensive: Nick Nichols, Sr. Sikeston Soccer Josh Hampton, Sr. Sikeston Basketball Vashawn Ruffin, Sr. Sikeston Wrestling Trevor Waldner, Jr. Dexter Baseball Seth Ressel, Jr...
Davis signs with Crowley's Ridge (08/03/13)
2013 Holcomb graduate Bryttanee Davis will have the opportunity to play two sports her freshman year of college. Davis is slated to play volleyball and softball at Crowley's Ridge College in Paragould, Ark., in the 2013-14 school year. "I've asked the other girls how they do it and they said it's definitely hard work," Davis said of playing both sports in college. "But they do it so I'm sure I can do it also."...
Davis signs with Crowley's Ridge (08/03/13)
2013 Holcomb graduate Bryttanee Davis will have the opportunity to play two sports her freshman year of college. Davis is slated to play volleyball and softball at Crowley's Ridge College in Paragould, Ark., in the 2013-14 school year. "I've asked the other girls how they do it and they said it's definitely hard work," Davis said of playing both sports in college. "But they do it so I'm sure I can do it also."...
Eric Voorhees to take over Sikeston Lady Bulldogs softball program (06/19/13)
SIKESTON -- After two years of serving as an assistant, Eric Voorhees will now have his own program to run at Sikeston High School. Voorhees was selected to take over the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs softball team after the departure of former head coach Tiffany Morgan following last season...
Williams to continue career at Missouri Baptist (06/19/13)
ORAN -- After wrapping up a stellar sophomore campaign at Jefferson College this past spring former Oran standout Amanda Williams has decided to continue her softball career this fall at Missouri Baptist University. Williams earned a scholarship to the four-year university thanks to impressive numbers both on the field and in the classroom at Jefferson College, who compete in Region XVI of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)...
Eric Voorhees to take over Sikeston Lady Bulldogs softball program (06/19/13)
SIKESTON -- After two years of serving as an assistant, Eric Voorhees will now have his own program to run at Sikeston High School. Voorhees was selected to take over the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs softball team after the departure of former head coach Tiffany Morgan following last season...
SHS graduate wins Texas 5A softball title (06/15/13)
SIKESTON -- After growing up the daughter of two lifelong coaches, Sikeston graduate Lori Alexander has spent the better part of the last two decades making a name for herself in the same profession as her parents. Just this past spring, Alexander reached the pinnacle of her career by leading Lewisville High School to the 5A softball championship in Texas. It was the first softball title in Lewisville's history...
SHS graduate wins Texas 5A softball title (06/15/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- After growing up the daughter of two lifelong coaches, Sikeston graduate Lori Alexander has spent the better part of the last two decades making a name for herself in the same profession as her parents. Just this past spring, Alexander reached the pinnacle of her career by leading Lewisville High School to the 5A softball championship in Texas. It was the first softball title in Lewisville's history...
SHS graduate wins Texas 5A softball title (06/15/13)
SIKESTON -- After growing up the daughter of two lifelong coaches, Sikeston graduate Lori Alexander has spent the better part of the last two decades making a name for herself in the same profession as her parents. Just this past spring, Alexander reached the pinnacle of her career by leading Lewisville High School to the 5A softball championship in Texas. It was the first softball title in Lewisville's history...
NCCAA softball: Former NMCC hurler Robey named Pitcher of the Year (05/25/13)
JACKSON, Tenn. -- She's still throwing hard and she's still winning games. After blowing away competition in the spring season with New Madrid County Central, softball pitcher Kelly Robey guided the Union University softball team to their fourth National Christian College Athletic Association national championship earlier this month...
Bootheel Conference softball awards released (05/25/13)
The 2013 Bootheel Conference softball awards were recently released. Portageville's Jenna Hawkins was selected as the Bootheel Conference Player of the Year. Hawkins went 16-1 on the mound in 17 starts. She threw 14 shutouts and compiled a 0.71 ERA in 88.2 innings pitched. Hawkins struck out 186 and walked 36...
Bootheel Conference softball awards released (05/25/13)
The 2013 Bootheel Conference softball awards were recently released. Portageville's Jenna Hawkins was selected as the Bootheel Conference Player of the Year. Hawkins went 16-1 on the mound in 17 starts. She threw 14 shutouts and compiled a 0.71 ERA in 88.2 innings pitched. Hawkins struck out 186 and walked 36...
Tri-County Conference softball awards released (05/24/13)
The 2013 Tri-County Conference all-conference softball awards were recently released. Southland senior Jordan Zolman, who has signed to play softball at the University of Missouri next season, was selected as the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year...
Tri-County Conference softball awards released (05/24/13)
The 2013 Tri-County Conference all-conference softball awards were recently released. Southland senior Jordan Zolman, who has signed to play softball at the University of Missouri next season, was selected as the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year...
Portageville softball team shuts out Kennett 5-0 in Bootheel Conference championship (05/09/13)
KENNETT, Mo. - The Portageville Bulldogs softball team utilized stolen bases, a sacrifice fly, bunt single and home run to get the most out of its limited scoring opportunities in the championship of the Bootheel Conference softball tournament Wednesday afternoon. ...