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SD ROUNDUP: Sikeston softball routs Ste. Genevieve (08/25/16)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston softball team continued its unbeaten streak to start the season with a 15-0 rout over visiting Ste. Genevieve Wednesday. Katie Hampton led the way at the plate with four hits, including two doubles. Tyeshia Mitchell hit a home run and finished with four RBIs and Ashton Drake smacked two doubles and had two RBIs...
MISSOURIAN ROUNDUP: Blake Bauwens, Notre Dame boys soccer cruise past Anna-Jonesboro (08/25/16)
Blake Bauwens scored a pair of goals to lead the Notre Dame boys soccer team to a 2-1 win over Anna-Jonesboro, Illinois, on Wednesday at Notre Dame Regional High School. Garrett Hesselrode and Jacob Barber each added an assist for the Bulldogs, who improved to 2-0 on the season...
Notre Dame softball team passes test in win over Chaffee (08/25/16)
When the Notre Dame and Chaffee softball teams put each other on the schedule, it was to provide a stiff test. In many ways, both teams got that on Wednesday. In an early-season battle of 2015 final-four squads, it was the bigger school that prevailed, with the Class 3 Bulldogs pushing through to an 8-4 victory over the Class 1 Red Devils at Notre Dame High School...
Notre Dame softball team passes test in win over Chaffee (08/25/16)
When the Notre Dame and Chaffee softball teams put each other on the schedule, it was to provide a stiff test. In many ways, both teams got that on Wednesday. In an early-season battle of 2015 final-four squads, it was the bigger school that prevailed, with the Class 3 Bulldogs pushing through to an 8-4 victory over the Class 1 Red Devils at Notre Dame High School...
MISSOURIAN ROUNDUP: Blake Bauwens, Notre Dame boys soccer cruise past Anna-Jonesboro (08/25/16)
Blake Bauwens scored a pair of goals to lead the Notre Dame boys soccer team to a 2-1 win over Anna-Jonesboro, Illinois, on Wednesday at Notre Dame Regional High School. Garrett Hesselrode and Jacob Barber each added an assist for the Bulldogs, who improved to 2-0 on the season...
SD ROUNDUP: Kelly softball wins debut, Dexter tennis sweeps Charleston (08/24/16)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Alyssa Moore and Hailey Noon each had three hits to lead the Hawks to its first win of the season on the road against Chaffee 13-4. Noon finished 3 for 4 with five RBIs and a triple. Moore went 3 for 5 with a double and three runs scored...
August 24, 2016 Scoreboard (08/24/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
MISSOURIAN ROUNDUP: St. Vincent volleyball gets by Jackson in three sets (08/24/16)
Jackie Verseman hammered nine kills and served four aces to lead St. Vincent to a three-set victory at home over Jackson, 26-24, 18-25 and 25-18. Both teams were making their season debuts. Kara Kassel added six kills for St. Vincent (1-0). Katie Schnurbusch notched 13 digs while Molly Myers and Megyn Huber put up four blocks apiece for the host Indians...
MISSOURIAN ROUNDUP: St. Vincent volleyball gets by Jackson in three sets (08/24/16)
Jackie Verseman hammered nine kills and served four aces to lead St. Vincent to a three-set victory at home over Jackson, 26-24, 18-25 and 25-18. Both teams were making their season debuts. Kara Kassel added six kills for St. Vincent (1-0). Katie Schnurbusch notched 13 digs while Molly Myers and Megyn Huber put up four blocks apiece for the host Indians...
August 23, 2016 Scoreboard (08/23/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
MISSOURIAN ROUNDUP: Oak Ridge volleyball splits 3 in pool play at WIT (08/22/16)
The Oak Ridge volleyball team split all three of its pool play games in the opening night of the Woodland Invitational Tournament on Monday in Marble Hill, Mo. The Bluejays tied Meadow Heights (11-19, 19-8), Bell City (18-20, 19-15) and Zalma (19-15, 14-19) to finish 3-3 in their pool. Cumulatively, Brittany Showmaker recorded eight kills and three blocks for Oak Ridge (0-0-3). Taylor Bolin added seven kills, while Molly Thompson notched 12 digs and three aces for the Bluejays...
Standard Democrat 2016 softball previews (08/22/16)
Sikeston Bulldogs Head coach: Laura Brown, 1st season 2015 record: 9-18 District: Class 3, District 1 Conference: SEMO Playoff finish: Lost 11-1 to Notre Dame in district championship game Notes: The Bulldogs enter a new season behind its second district championship appearance and with a new coach to lead them. ...
MISSOURIAN ROUNDUP: Oak Ridge volleyball splits 3 in pool play at WIT (08/22/16)
The Oak Ridge volleyball team split all three of its pool play games in the opening night of the Woodland Invitational Tournament on Monday in Marble Hill, Mo. The Bluejays tied Meadow Heights (11-19, 19-8), Bell City (18-20, 19-15) and Zalma (19-15, 14-19) to finish 3-3 in their pool. Cumulatively, Brittany Showmaker recorded eight kills and three blocks for Oak Ridge (0-0-3). Taylor Bolin added seven kills, while Molly Thompson notched 12 digs and three aces for the Bluejays...
August 22, 2016 Scoreboard (08/22/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Southeast Missourian 2016 fall softball capsules (08/22/16)
Head Coach: Justin Lieser, 1st year Assistant Coach: Josh Meyer Last season's record: 6-19 Conference Affiliation: SEMO Conference Postseason result: Lost 10-4 to Poplar Bluff in districts Returning starters: Sydney Tollison (SS/CF), Allison Vaughn (C/P), Kylie Lane (CF/SS), Caleigh Huffman (P/1B/3B), Jordyn Castillo (IF), Maggie Boxdorfer (P/IF), Jaden Knight (OF/C)...
Southeast Missourian 2016 fall softball capsules (08/22/16)
Head Coach: Justin Lieser, 1st year Assistant Coach: Josh Meyer Last season's record: 6-19 Conference Affiliation: SEMO Conference Postseason result: Lost 10-4 to Poplar Bluff in districts Returning starters: Sydney Tollison (SS/CF), Allison Vaughn (C/P), Kylie Lane (CF/SS), Caleigh Huffman (P/1B/3B), Jordyn Castillo (IF), Maggie Boxdorfer (P/IF), Jaden Knight (OF/C)...
Standard Democrat 2016 softball previews (08/22/16)
Sikeston Bulldogs Head coach: Laura Brown, 1st season 2015 record: 9-18 District: Class 3, District 1 Conference: SEMO Playoff finish: Lost 11-1 to Notre Dame in district championship game Notes: The Bulldogs enter a new season behind its second district championship appearance and with a new coach to lead them. ...
MISSOURIAN ROUNDUP: Perryville softball team takes second at home invitational (08/21/16)
The Perryville softball team got its season underway by finishing second in the Perryville Invitational on Saturday in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri. Sikeston finished 3-0 in the round-robin tournament to take first place, while the Pirates were 1-2 along with Saxony Lutheran and Ste. Genevieve. Perryville took second based on run differential...
MISSOURIAN ROUNDUP: Perryville softball team takes second at home invitational (08/21/16)
The Perryville softball team got its season underway by finishing second in the Perryville Invitational on Saturday in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri. Sikeston finished 3-0 in the round-robin tournament to take first place, while the Pirates were 1-2 along with Saxony Lutheran and Ste. Genevieve. Perryville took second based on run differential...
Sikeston softball team takes first at Perryville tournament (08/20/16)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. -- The Sikeston softball team got its season off to a rousing start taking first place in the Perryville tournament on Saturday with three wins. The Bulldogs (3-0) took down Perryville 8-5 in the championship game behind a double, triple and two RBIs from Tyeshia Mitchell. Ashton Drake added two hits, including a triple and two RBIs, and Cami Bard had two hits and RBI...
2016 Sullivan Back-to-School Softball Classic Schedule (08/19/16)
Sullivan Back-to-School Softball Classic Location: Campbell-Chapman Sports Complex (150 Progress Pkwy., Sullivan, Mo.) Fri., August 19 Sat., August 20 Fri., August 19 Sat., August 20...
Chaffee softball team ready to carry over success from historic season (08/17/16)
The Chaffee girls softball team is ensnared in a contradiction as it prepares to launch its season after a historic 2015 campaign that ended in the program's first appearance in the Class 1 final four, where it finished third. The squad's strength is experience, yet to be accurate, inexperience could also be its Achilles' heel...
Chaffee softball team ready to carry over success from historic season (08/17/16)
The Chaffee girls softball team is ensnared in a contradiction as it prepares to launch its season after a historic 2015 campaign that ended in the program's first appearance in the Class 1 final four, where it finished third. The squad's strength is experience, yet to be accurate, inexperience could also be its Achilles' heel...
2016 Neelyville Fall Softball Schedule (08/11/16)
2016 East Prairie Fall Softball Schedule (08/09/16)
2016 Van Buren Fall Softball Schedule (08/09/16)
2016 Twin Rivers Fall Softball Schedule (08/09/16)
2016 Sikeston Fall Softball Schedule (08/09/16)
2016 Saxony Lutheran Fall Softball Schedule (08/09/16)
2016 Poplar Bluff Fall Softball Schedule (08/09/16)
2016 Perryville Fall Softball Schedule (08/09/16)
2016 Notre Dame (Cape Girardeau) Fall Softball Schedule (08/09/16)
2016 Naylor Fall Softball Schedule (08/09/16)
2016 Thomas W. Kelly Fall Softball Schedule (08/09/16)
2016 Jackson Fall Softball Schedule (08/09/16)
2016 East Carter County Fall Softball Schedule (08/09/16)
2016 Doniphan Fall Softball Schedule (08/09/16)
2016 Chaffee Fall Softball Schedule (08/09/16)
2016 Cape Central Fall Softball Schedule (08/09/16)
Holloway playing softball in the Netherlands. (08/01/16)
** Tell us about your photo: Maddyson Holloway playing softball in the Netherlands. ** Caption for Photo No. 1: Maddyson Holloway competing in Europe the Netherlands.
Kennett grad Shayla Jansson looks to continue championship success at Williams Baptist College (07/30/16)
KENNETT, Mo. - Championships have accompanied 2014 Kennett graduate Shayla Jansson just about everywhere she has stepped in a circle to pitch in recent years. Jansson was the starting pitcher on a 2014 Kennett squad that beat Crest Ridge 15-5 to secure its first state softball championship in school history. She was also part of a Kennett team that won the Bootheel Conference Tournament in 2014...
Kennett grad Shayla Jansson looks to continue championship success at Williams Baptist College (07/30/16)
KENNETT, Mo. - Championships have accompanied 2014 Kennett graduate Shayla Jansson just about everywhere she has stepped in a circle to pitch in recent years. Jansson was the starting pitcher on a 2014 Kennett squad that beat Crest Ridge 15-5 to secure its first state softball championship in school history. She was also part of a Kennett team that won the Bootheel Conference Tournament in 2014...
Lieser, Cowan among new coaches for Cape Central this fall (07/26/16)
The fall season is set to see a number of new faces on the sidelines for Cape Girardeau Central athletics. While the hiring of new football coach Arlen Pixley was announced in March, the summer has brought a pair of new hirings for the Tigers, with Jared Cowan set to take over both the boys and girls soccer programs and Justin Lieser, a familiar face at Central, grabbing the reins of the softball team...
Lieser, Dobbs among new coaches for Cape Central this fall (07/26/16)
The fall season is set to see a number of new faces on the sidelines for Cape Girardeau Central athletics. While the hiring of new football coach Arlen Pixley was announced in March, the summer has brought a pair of new hirings for the Tigers, with Jared Cowan set to take over both the boys and girls soccer programs and Justin Lieser, a familiar face at Central, grabbing the reins of the softball team...
SEMO Pirates drop Senior Babe Ruth state title game to Wayne County 4-1 (07/19/16)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The SEMO Pirates enjoyed its best finish in program history Saturday night but finished a win shy of claiming a state title at the Senior Babe Ruth state baseball tournament at Hillhouse Park in Charleston. Right-handed starting pitcher Trey McDaniel, a Greenville talent, put together a complete game start to help propel the defending state champion Wayne County Lumberjacks to a 4-1 victory against the SEMO Pirates in the state title game...
Perryville-based Stars Elite 18U look to shine at USA Select World Fastpitch Championships (07/10/16)
Jared Hotop and Chris Schemel founded the Perryville Stars Fastpitch softball program in 2009 with simple intentions -- providing a competitive environment for high school girls to continue playing softball in the summer. But since then, it's evolved into something so much more...
Perryville-based Stars Elite 18U look to shine at USA Select World Fastpitch Championships (07/10/16)
Jared Hotop and Chris Schemel founded the Perryville Stars Fastpitch softball program in 2009 with simple intentions -- providing a competitive environment for high school girls to continue playing softball in the summer. But since then, it's evolved into something so much more...
Athletes, coaches honored during Third Annual Semoball Awards (07/09/16)
Another year, another enchanting evening at Southeast Missouri's premier sports awards show. The top student-athletes from 57 high schools across the region came together for the Third Annual Semoball Awards presented by SoutheastHEALTH on Saturday at Southeast Missouri State's River Campus, as Malden's Nick Thompson and Dexter's Makayla Waldner took home the top individual honors...
Standard Democrat Softball Player of the Year: Taylor Tiffany (07/09/16)
Taylor Tiffany is one of the most dominant pitchers this area has seen. She holds state records and lifted the Portageville softball team to never before seen accolades with her powerful right arm. This is her second Standard Democrat Softball Player of the Year honor in as many years...
An all-around standout, Notre Dame's Morgan Duschell nabs Southeast Missourian Softball Player of the Year (07/01/16)
Considering her presence on both offense and defense, Morgan Duschell is undoubtedly one of the most complete high school softball players in Southeast Missouri. The 5-foot-4 Duschell wrapped up her junior year as the top hitter on a Notre Dame team that went 27-4 in the fall, a season that culminated with a runner-up finish in Class 3, but it's not only Duschell's presence at the plate that separates her apart. ...
2016 All-Southeast Missourian Softball (07/01/16)
An all-around standout, Notre Dame's Morgan Duschell nabs Southeast Missourian Softball Player of the Year (07/01/16)
Considering her presence on both offense and defense, Morgan Duschell is undoubtedly one of the most complete high school softball players in Southeast Missouri. The 5-foot-4 Duschell wrapped up her junior year as the top hitter on a Notre Dame team that went 27-4 in the fall, a season that culminated with a runner-up finish in Class 3, but it's not only Duschell's presence at the plate that separates her apart. ...
2016 All-Southeast Missourian Softball (07/01/16)
Laura Brown returns from the stands to coach Sikeston softball (06/28/16)
Brown has accepted the vacant head softball coaching position at Sikeston left by former coach Eric Voorhees, who resigned in late May.
Laura Brown returns from the stands to coach Sikeston softball (06/28/16)
Brown has accepted the vacant head softball coaching position at Sikeston left by former coach Eric Voorhees, who resigned in late May.
Scott City unit graces all-state fastpitch softball rosters (06/20/16)
Scott City was the only local program with any fastpitch softball players on the spring season all-state list, earning four representatives. Freshman Kaileigh Dirden is the lone Ram to earn first-team status, after a stellar debut season that saw her bat .623 with a state-record 16 home runs, 51 RBIs (the eighth highest total in state history) and a 19-2 record in the pitcher's circle. Her ERA was 1.40 and she posted 180 strikeouts...
Scott City unit graces all-state fastpitch softball rosters (06/20/16)
Scott City was the only local program with any fastpitch softball players on the spring season all-state list, earning four representatives. Freshman Kaileigh Dirden is the lone Ram to earn first-team status, after a stellar debut season that saw her bat .623 with a state-record 16 home runs, 51 RBIs (the eighth highest total in state history) and a 19-2 record in the pitcher's circle. Her ERA was 1.40 and she posted 180 strikeouts...
Area spring athletes earn postseason honors (06/20/16)
Another season and school year is in the books, and another round of postseason athletic honors have been announced, recognizing standout student-athletes from the area for their pursuits in baseball, softball and girls soccer. A select few earned the highest of honors with distinctions at the all-state level...
Area spring athletes earn postseason honors (06/20/16)
Another season and school year is in the books, and another round of postseason athletic honors have been announced, recognizing standout student-athletes from the area for their pursuits in baseball, softball and girls soccer. A select few earned the highest of honors with distinctions at the all-state level...
Bloomington Stix pursue third straight Kelso Klassic title (06/11/16)
KELSO, Mo. -- It's been three years since Pete's Blues fielded a team to compete in the Kelso Klassic. For Jim Pecararo and the Blues, there was some added incentive this year to round up the old gang. The Blues, from Mascoutah, Ill., hold the distinction of the only team in the 31-year history of the annual slowpitch softball tournament to win three consecutive Klassic titles. And the Bloomington Stix were taking aim at that record...
Semoball Awards spring finalists are announced, feature many new faces (06/11/16)
If spring is all about fresh and new, then the announcement Saturday of the Semoball Awards spring sport finalists fit the bill. Of 45 area student-athletes chosen as finalists and announced on-air during the SEMO ESPN Radio spring selection show, only 12 were finalists a year ago, as a bevy of new faces were recognized in the sports of baseball, softball, boys tennis, golf, girls soccer, and both girls and boys track and field...
Semoball Awards spring finalists are announced, feature many new faces (06/11/16)
If spring is all about fresh and new, then the announcement Saturday of the Semoball Awards spring sport finalists fit the bill. Of 45 area student-athletes chosen as finalists and announced on-air during the SEMO ESPN Radio spring selection show, only 12 were finalists a year ago, as a bevy of new faces were recognized in the sports of baseball, softball, boys tennis, golf, girls soccer, and both girls and boys track and field...
Hometown hosts open Kelso Klassic fastpitch softball tournament with a 3-2 victory (06/10/16)
KELSO, Mo. -- When he was through, Tom Jansen could hardly stand up. Plagued by sciatica since the winter, he admits he's no longer young and in his prime. But moments earlier you wouldn't have known either -- the past-his-prime or the testy nerve. Jansen struck out nine with no walks, scattering five hits in seven innings of work to help lead his Kelso Fastpitch team past the St. ...
Kelso Klassic gets underway this weekend (06/09/16)
After five months of preparation, this is the time of year Larry Eftink is finally able to relax and breathe a little bit. Eftink, who's considered an aficianado when it comes to fastpitch softball, has been involved with the Kelso Klassic Softball Tournament since its inception in 1984...
Placek signs with Shawnee (06/07/16)
Maggie Crossno earns state RBI record (05/27/16)
As she explained her love for softball, the Senath-Hornersville junior stood just a few feet away from bag full of plaques and trophies that she's gathered throughout her career. Among them recognition from MSHSAA for earning the single-game record for the most RBI's in a single game.
Maggie Crossno earns state RBI record (05/27/16)
As she explained her love for softball, the Senath-Hornersville junior stood just a few feet away from bag full of plaques and trophies that she's gathered throughout her career. Among them recognition from MSHSAA for earning the single-game record for the most RBI's in a single game.
Malden softball team falls to Mt. Vernon in Class 1 state semifinal (05/20/16)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Malden softball had never been to state. After a poor start, the nerves of its first appearance built and spread like a virus, infecting fielding, hitting and perhaps worst of all, that goofy team chemistry that propelled Malden past two-time defending state champion Kennett in the quarterfinals...
SCAA baseball and softball announce all-conference teams (05/20/16)
Bell City's Cole Nichols was named the Player of the Year and his coach, Justin Simpher, was selected as the Coach of the Year following the announcement of the Stoddard County Athletic Association's all-conference team. Bell City, the defending Class 1 state champions, defeated Oran Thursday in the Class 1, District 2 championship and will take on Gideon on Monday in a Class 1 sectional...
Voorhees resigns as Sikeston softball head coach (05/20/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- After taking the Sikeston softball team to heights unseen, coach Eric Voorhees is moving on. Voorhees announced earlier this week that he has resigned as the head coach of Sikeston softball and has accepted an assistant principal's position at Charleston Middle School...
Malden softball team falls to Mt. Vernon in Class 1 state semifinal (05/20/16)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Malden softball had never been to state. After a poor start, the nerves of its first appearance built and spread like a virus, infecting fielding, hitting and perhaps worst of all, that goofy team chemistry that propelled Malden past two-time defending state champion Kennett in the quarterfinals...
Voorhees resigns as Sikeston softball head coach (05/20/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- After taking the Sikeston softball team to heights unseen, coach Eric Voorhees is moving on. Voorhees announced earlier this week that he has resigned as the head coach of Sikeston softball and has accepted an assistant principal's position at Charleston Middle School...
Tiffany named Bootheel Conference softball Player of the Year for spring season (05/20/16)
Portageville swept the player and coach of the year honors following the announcement of the Bootheel Conference all-conference team. Pitcher Taylor Tiffany was named the conference Player of the Year and her coach, Ashlie Patton, was named the Coach of the Year...
2016 Bootheel All-Conference softball team announced (05/20/16)
Portageville pitcher Taylor Tiffany once again tops the list as Player of the Year, while her coach Ashlie Patton earned Coach of the Year honors.
'Goofy' Green Wave head to state (05/19/16)
Gracie Thomas showed up to a cold practice in early March with a jacket. The season was just getting started and the Malden softball team with no seniors and a new head coach was still trying to find itself. Thomas pulled her hood up and tightened it around her head, blocking out the spring chill as best she could...
Missouri Baptist picks up Hawkins (05/13/16)
Scott County Central senior Lindsy Hawkins recently signed a letter of intent to play softball for Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis, Mo. Pictured with Hawkins is, front row from left, Betty Smith, Teresa Hawkins (mother), Hawkins and Matt Hawkins (father). ...
Kennett falls to Malden 3-2 in spring state quarterfinal (05/13/16)
For the first time in its three years of existence, Missouri's spring state softball tournament will continue without Kennett.
Kennett falls to Malden 3-2 in spring state quarterfinal (05/13/16)
For the first time in its three years of existence, Missouri's spring state softball tournament will continue without Kennett.
Grand slam ends NMCC's season in state sectional (05/10/16)
KENNETT, Mo. -- For nearly four innings, New Madrid County Central's softball team asked questions of Kennett's offense and defense. The Lady Tribe struggled to find an answer as the Lady Eagles built a 4-2 lead with a potential of ending Kennett's quest for a state three-peat...
Grand slam ends NMCC's season in state sectional (05/10/16)
KENNETT, Mo. -- For nearly four innings, New Madrid County Central's softball team asked questions of Kennett's offense and defense. The Lady Tribe struggled to find an answer as the Lady Eagles built a 4-2 lead with a potential of ending Kennett's quest for a state three-peat...
Malden softball team upends Scott City in Class 1 sectional (05/09/16)
A little early pressure went a long way for the Malden softball team Monday. Junior starting pitcher Katie Goodman was solid in her complete-game performance, and the Green Wave combined for 11 hits in a 12-5 win over host Scott City in a Class 1 sectional...
Malden softball team upends Scott City in Class 1 sectional (05/09/16)
A little early pressure went a long way for the Malden softball team Monday. Junior starting pitcher Katie Goodman was solid in her complete-game performance, and the Green Wave combined for 11 hits in a 12-5 win over host Scott City in a Class 1 sectional...
Criswell grand slam propels Kennett to state quarterfinals (05/09/16)
For nearly four innings, New Madrid County Central's softball team asked questions of Kennett's offense and defense. The Lady Tribe struggled to find an answer as the Lady Eagles built a 4-2 lead with a potential of ending Kennett's quest for a state three-peat.
Criswell grand slam propels Kennett to state quarterfinals (05/09/16)
For nearly four innings, New Madrid County Central's softball team asked questions of Kennett's offense and defense. The Lady Tribe struggled to find an answer as the Lady Eagles built a 4-2 lead with a potential of ending Kennett's quest for a state three-peat.
May 9, 2016 Scoreboard (05/09/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Scott City softball team rides power hitting into postseason (05/08/16)
Scott City senior Paige McNeely has the duty of courtesy runner for freshman sensation Kaileigh Dirden, who has an absurd .643 batting average and .713 on-base percentage this season. One would think there would be plenty of work there, but for McNeely, there are limitations on the job...
Scott City softball team rides power hitting into postseason (05/08/16)
Scott City senior Paige McNeely has the duty of courtesy runner for freshman sensation Kaileigh Dirden, who has an absurd .643 batting average and .713 on-base percentage this season. One would think there would be plenty of work there, but for McNeely, there are limitations on the job...
PREP ROUNDUP: South Pemiscot upsets Portageville for Bootheel Conference Tournament title (05/05/16)
STEELE, Mo. -- Bradley Wallace went 2 for 3 at the plate and drove in one run but it was not enough as the fourth-seeded Bulldogs were unable to fend off the upset-determined seventh-seeded host Bulldogs in the championship game of the Bootheel Conference Tournament...
May 5, 2016 Scoreboard (05/05/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Katelyn Walker named Tri-County Conference Softball Player of the Year (05/05/16)
Southland's Katelyn Walker is now a two-time Tri-County Conference Softball Player of the Year. Walker was handed the competition's highest individual prize Thursday as the all-conference team took shape.
Valiant effort by Oran softball falls short as Scott City powers to third straight district title (05/05/16)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- It was a dream first inning for Oran and certainly not one that dreams are made of for Scott City. But a game is seven innings, and the Rams can swing the bats. The second-seeded Eagles jumped out 3-0 after one inning, but top-seeded Scott City bounced back to score seven runs in the final five innings, smacking three home runs -- including a sixth-inning solo shot off the bat of Jamie Glastetter for what turned out to be the game-winning run -- in a 7-6 victory to win the Class 1 District 4 softball championship on Wednesday at Woodland High School.. ...
Valiant effort by Oran softball falls short as Scott City powers to third straight district title (05/05/16)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- It was a dream first inning for Oran and certainly not one that dreams are made of for Scott City. But a game is seven innings, and the Rams can swing the bats. The second-seeded Eagles jumped out 3-0 after one inning, but top-seeded Scott City bounced back to score seven runs in the final five innings, smacking three home runs -- including a sixth-inning solo shot off the bat of Jamie Glastetter for what turned out to be the game-winning run -- in a 7-6 victory to win the Class 1 District 4 softball championship on Wednesday at Woodland High School.. ...
May 4, 2016 Scoreboard (05/04/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Jackson boys golf squeaks in to sectional meet (05/04/16)
Hunter Asher carded a seven-over-par 79 to help lead the Jackson boys' golf team to a second-place finish at Tuesday's Class 4 District 1 Tournament held at the Fox Run Golf Club in Eureka, Mo. The Indians edged Lindbergh by one stroke for second place and to qualify for the sectional meet, which will be held at the Algonquin Golf Club in the suburban St. Louis area...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston track has good showing at PB Invitational, NMCC makes district final (05/03/16)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- The Sikeston boys track team finished second at the Poplar Bluff Invitational track meet Tuesday while the girls took third. Earnest Fobbs won the long jump (20-6) and triple jump (44-1), Deterio Newman took the 400-meter with a 51.17 run and Sikeston's 4x4 relay team finished first with a time of 3:31.32...
Oran softball team topples Leopold in Class 1 District 4 semifinal (05/03/16)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- The Oran softball team was more than happy to be trailing by only one run midway through the first inning Tuesday. Lexi Vandeven and Brittany Garland each delivered a one-out double while Patience Vandermierden reached on a walk to load the bases for Leopold, but Oran starter Mackenzie Graviett struck out the next batter, allowed a run to score on a hit batter before inducing an infield pop fly to end the threat...
Oran softball team topples Leopold in Class 1 District 4 semifinal (05/03/16)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- The Oran softball team was more than happy to be trailing by only one run midway through the first inning Tuesday. Lexi Vandeven and Brittany Garland each delivered a one-out double while Patience Vandermierden reached on a walk to load the bases for Leopold, but Oran starter Mackenzie Graviett struck out the next batter, allowed a run to score on a hit batter before inducing an infield pop fly to end the threat...
May 3, 2016 Scoreboard (05/03/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: St. Vincent baseball's Rellergert throws no-hitter (05/03/16)
St. Vincent's Jordan Rellergert threw a no-hitter game as the Indians defeated visiting De Soto 3-0 in high school baseball action Monday. Rellergert recorded 10 strikeouts and walked three batters in the gem. Noah Niswonger blasted a solo home run to pace the Indians (14-6)...
Woodland softball wins big over Advance to reach district semifinals (05/03/16)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Before her team went to bat in the bottom of the third inning, Woodland softball coach Andrea Arnold urged her team, "We have got to get it kicked into high gear." The fourth-seeded Cardinals were having no trouble getting runners on in the first two innings, but had only one run to show for it against the fifth-seeded Advance Hornets in a Class 1 District 4 quarterfinal...
Woodland wins big to reach district semifinals (05/03/16)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Before her team went to bat in the bottom of the third inning, Woodland softball coach Andrea Arnold urged her team, "We have got to get it kicked into high gear." The fourth-seeded Cardinals were having no trouble getting runners on in the first two innings, but had only one run to show for it against the fifth-seeded Advance Hornets in a Class 1 District 4 quarterfinal...
May 2, 2016 Scoreboard (05/02/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Jackson soccer improves to 14-2 (04/29/16)
Cassidi Tomsu netted two goals and had one assist to lead the Jackson girls soccer team to a 3-1 victory over Northwest in Cedar Hill, Missouri. Natalie Miller scored the other goal for Jackson (14-2). Lauren Bertrand and Megan Clifford each had an assist for the Indians...
Leopold softball seniors enjoy final bow in breezy win over Oak Ridge (04/28/16)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- In their final game on their home field, three Leopold softball seniors were able to walk off with smiles on their faces. The Wildcats swung the bats, made Oak Ridge its own worst enemy and blew by the Bluejays for a 17-1 victory Thursday...
PREP ROUNDUP: Portageville bests East Prairie, NMCC edges Cooter (04/28/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com Ian Torrey blasted a home run and drove in three runs as the Bulldogs edged the Eagles to get the win on the road. Bailey Cook pitched four innings to get the win for Portageville (13-9). He gave up no runs on four hits, struck out two and walked two batters...
Kennett softball regroups after BCT exit (04/28/16)
MALDEN -- Kennett's high school softball finds itself in a familiar position as it tries to defend it's spring state championship. Like last season, the Lady Indians fell in the Bootheel Conference Tournament, this time in the semifinal against hosts Malden...
Leopold softball seniors enjoy final bow in breezy win over Oak Ridge (04/28/16)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- In their final game on their home field, three Leopold softball seniors were able to walk off with smiles on their faces. The Wildcats swung the bats, made Oak Ridge its own worst enemy and blew by the Bluejays for a 17-1 victory Thursday...
April 28, 2016 Scoreboard (04/28/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Perryville golf places third at conference tourney (04/28/16)
The Perryville golf team finished third overall in the team standings at the Jefferson County Activities Association Conference Tournament on Wednesday at Ste. Genevieve Golf Club in Ste. Genvieve, Missouri. Brock Kurre shot a 92 to finish with the top score for the Pirates and earn all-conference honors, while Colin Prost and Connor Schappius each finished with a 93 to be named all-conference. Dalton Duvall added a 98 for Perryville...
Walker strikes out 21 as Southland claim Tri-County Conference Tournament final (04/27/16)
Photo providedi The Southland Lady Rebels softball team poses with their Tri-County Conference trophy. On Tuesday, the Lady Rebels capped off strong conference run by weathering a 10-inning battle against North Pemiscot during the tournament final in Cooter...
Walker strikes out 21 as Southland claim Tri-County Conference Tournament title (04/27/16)
Photo providedi The Southland Lady Rebels softball team poses with their Tri-County Conference trophy. On Tuesday, the Lady Rebels capped off strong conference run by weathering a 10-inning battle against North Pemiscot during the tournament final in Cooter...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Parkway South girls soccer snaps Jackson's winning streak (04/26/16)
Cassidi Tomsu and Grace Pehle each scored a goal as the Jackson girls soccer team's eight-game winning streak came to an end with a 3-2 loss against Parkway South on Monday in Jackson. Lauren Welker provided one assist for Jackson (13-2). Goalkeeper Sam Schnicker had seven saves...
Holcomb wins runfest against Senath-Hornersville in BCT opener, 15-10 (04/25/16)
Holcomb's Lady Hornets softball team has slowly established itself as a team capable of weathering all kinds of challenges, all to find a way to get away with a win.
Holcomb wins runfest against Senath-Hornersville in BCT opener, 15-10 (04/25/16)
Holcomb's Lady Hornets softball team has slowly established itself as a team capable of weathering all kinds of challenges, all to find a way to get away with a win.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Haas leads Notre Dame baseball past Shawnee at showcase (04/24/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Chaffee baseball downs East Prairie in conference play (04/24/16)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly upsets state-ranked Caruthersville (04/23/16)
CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. -- Ty Householder had a double for the only extra-base hit of the game as Kelly edged out the Class 3 state-ranked Tigers 3-2 to get the win on the road. Jonathon Tyler picked up the win on the mound for Kelly (9-8). He pitched six innings and gave up two runs (one earned) on three hits. He had two strikeouts and walked one. Householder got the save in the final inning...
April 23, 2016 Scoreboard (04/23/16)
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Scott City softball team tops Kennett to claim Softball Fest title (04/23/16)
The Rams defeated the Indians 2-0 in the championship game of the Scott City Softball Fest
Scott City softball team tops Kennett to claim Softball Fest title (04/23/16)
The Rams defeated the Indians 2-0 in the championship game of the Scott City Softball Fest
PREP ROUNDUP: Torrey hits grand slam for Portageville, Saxony Lutheran soccer takes out Sikeston (04/22/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- Ian Torrey blasted a grand slam, a double and drove in six of the Bulldogs' 15 runs in the five-inning conference rout of the visiting Indians. Nicholes Allred was the winning pitcher for Portageville (11-9, 3-3 Bootheel Conference). He threw two innings and gave up no runs on one hit. He had four strikeouts and walked no batters. Jacob Leonard got the save in the final inning, allowing one earned run on one hit with two strikeouts and no walks...
April 22, 2016 Scoreboard (04/22/16)
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Stage set for 2016 Bootheel Conference softball tournament (04/22/16)
Portageville's powerhouse softball program once again gained the top seed in the Bootheel Conference Tournament, which begins Monday, April 25.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Saxony Lutheran girls soccer trims Sikeston 2-1 (04/22/16)
Tess Daniel and Brianna Mueller scored goals as the Saxony Lutheran girls soccer team posted a 2-1 victory over visiting Sikeston on Thursday. Grace Mirly and Taylor Fritsche had one assist apiece for Saxony Lutheran (14-1). Mackenzie Yant netted the lone goal for Sikeston (5-8-2)...
Kennett softball dons special pink jerseys in honor of Jackie Scoggins (04/21/16)
The Kennett softball team has been competing with heavy hearts ever since the passing of Jackie Scoggins on Tuesday.
Kennett softball dons special pink jerseys in honor of Jackie Scoggins (04/21/16)
The Kennett softball team has been competing with heavy hearts ever since the passing of Jackie Scoggins on Tuesday.
April 21, 2016 Scoreboard (04/21/16)
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PREP ROUNDUP: NMCC blown out on the road, Tiffany tosses no-hitter (04/20/16)
CAPE GIRARDEAU (SMNS) -- Jacquen Cummins and Justin Vaught each had a double and two RBIs as the Tigers notched their 10th win of the season in the conference romp of the visiting Eagles. Brock Baugher was the winning pitcher for Cape Central (10-6, 3-2 SEMO Conference). He threw five innings and gave up two earned runs on one hit. He recorded eight strikeouts and three walks. Drake Mills pitched two clean innings to get the save for the Tigers...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Bell City baseball tops Bloomfield in SCAA tourney semifinal (04/20/16)
Bobby Wright went 2-for-4 and drove in four runs to lead second-seeded Bell City to victory over third-seeded Bloomfield, 9-0, in a semifinal of the Stoddard County Activities Association (SCAA) Conference Tournament on Monday, earning a berth in the title tilt...
PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly soccer team upends Sikeston in penalty kicks (04/19/16)
SIKESTON -- It took two nights to do it, but the Kelly girls soccer team picked up it first-ever win over the Sikeston Bulldogs Monday at the Sikeston Sports Complex. And it was in dramatic fashion. The Hawks defeated Sikeston 2-1 after two overtimes and during penalty kicks where they out-paced the Bulldogs 3-2...
April 19, 2016 Scoreboard (04/19/16)
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Kennett softball falls in dramatic fashion on Senior Day (04/19/16)
On a day where Kennett's high school softball team honored a successful trio of seniors, the Lady Tribe battled Westside (Jonesboro) to a dramatic extra-inning 2-1 loss.
Kennett softball falls in dramatic fashion on Senior Day (04/19/16)
On a day where Kennett's high school softball team honored a successful trio of seniors, the Lady Tribe battled Westside (Jonesboro) to a dramatic extra-inning 2-1 loss.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Red Devils lose lead but recover for 10-inning win (04/19/16)
The Chaffee baseball team let a two-run lead slip away in the top of the sixth inning, but the host Red Devils polished off Twin Rivers in the 10th inning with a 7-6 walkoff victory Monday. Landon Tenkhoff got the win on the mound for Chaffee (11-4), throwing 1 1/3 scoreless innings in relief and striking out two batters. Alec Bogenphol went 3 2/3 innings in the start, giving up three runs on four hits with five walks and four Ks...
April 18, 2016 Scoreboard (04/18/16)
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High school roundup: Meadow Heights baseball defeats Oak Ridge 8-4 (04/16/16)
Reece Boyd had a double and two RBIs to help the Meadow Heights baseball team to an 8-4 conference victory over visiting Oak Ridge on Friday. Lane Baremore was the winning pitcher and also tripled for Meadow Heights (4-6). He threw six innings and allowed four earned runs on six hits. He recorded six strikeouts and walked three. Dawson Lindgren added a double and also got the save with two strikeouts in the final inning...
April 16, 2016 Scoreboard (04/16/16)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston baseball tops Greenwood at Wood Bat Classic (04/15/16)
PADUCAH, Ky. -- Blake Wolferding smacked a double and drove in both Sikeston runs during Sikeston's 2-0 win over Greenwood, Ky., Friday at the Dinger Bats Wood Bat Classic at St. Mary High School in Paducah, Ky. Nate Self got the win on the mound and allowed just one hit in five innings. He struck out seven and walked three. Brandon hurt pitched the final two innings for the save giving up one hit and striking out four...
PREP ROUNDUP: Charleston run-rules Woodland, East Prairie softball wins DH (04/15/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com Dylan Baugh hit a double and drove in two runs to lead the Blue Jays in the five-innng victory over the visiting Cardinals. Blake Simmons went the distance to get the win on the mound for Charleston (9-7). He allowed three earned runs and recorded seven strikeouts and one walk...
Lady Tribe tops Piggott after consecutive losses to Naylor and Paragould (04/15/16)
The Kennett Lady Indians softball team got a much needed win Friday against Piggott, capping off a tough week that saw them lose two straight to Naylor and Paragould.
April 15, 2016 Scoreboard (04/15/16)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Charleston run-rules Woodland, East Prairie softball wins DH (04/15/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com Dylan Baugh hit a double and drove in two runs to lead the Blue Jays in the five-innng victory over the visiting Cardinals. Blake Simmons went the distance to get the win on the mound for Charleston (9-7). He allowed three earned runs and recorded seven strikeouts and one walk...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Jackson baseball nabs win in Arkansas (04/15/16)
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Holcomb softball earns wild walk-off win on Senior Day (04/14/16)
Holcomb's high school softball team finished Senior Day in dramatic fashion, thanks to a walk-off base hit by senior Alexis Swift to top Caruthersville 16-15.
Holcomb softball earns wild walk-off win on Senior Day (04/14/16)
Holcomb's high school softball team finished Senior Day in dramatic fashion, thanks to a walk-off base hit by senior Alexis Swift to top Caruthersville 16-15.
April 14, 2016 Scoreboard (04/14/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Bell City baseball cruises past Kelly (04/14/16)
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Dirden powers Scott City softball past Woodland (04/13/16)
Dirden drove in five runs and pitched a one-hit shutout to lead the Rams to a 10-0 victory over the Cardinals
PREP ROUNDUP: Portageville edges Oran, Chaffee girls win own open (04/13/16)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- Blake Overfield smacked a double and batted in two runs but it was not enough as the Eagles fell one run short to the host Bulldogs. Layne Johnson suffered the loss on the mound for Oran (3-6). He pitched five innings and gave up four runs (one earned) on six hits. He had six strikeouts and walked three batters...
April 13, 2016 Scoreboard (04/13/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Perryville baseball tops Scott City (04/13/16)
Kameron Fears went 4-for-5 and drove in four runs to lead the Perryville to a 13-6 road victory over Scott City on Tuesday. Derek Roberts started for the Pirates (4-6-1). He threw 2 2/3 innings and gave up no runs on two hits. He had two strikeouts and walked no batters. Blake Favier got the win, pitching 4 1/3 innings in relief and allowing six earned runs on six hits while issuing three walks and one strikeout...
Early rally propels Kennett softball over Senath-Hornersville, 7-1 (04/12/16)
Things were looking bad for Senath-Hornersville's Lady Lions softball team as they struggled to hold off Kennett's offensive attack in the first inning. The Lady Indians already lead 6-0, and they appeared poised to go on to finish off their seventh win by 10 runs or more.
Early rally propels Kennett softball over Senath-Hornersville, 7-1 (04/12/16)
Things were looking bad for Senath-Hornersville's Lady Lions softball team as they struggled to hold off Kennett's offensive attack in the first inning. The Lady Indians already lead 6-0, and they appeared poised to go on to finish off their seventh win by 10 runs or more.
April 12, 2016 Scoreboard (04/12/16)
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April 11, 2016 Scoreboard (04/11/16)
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High school roundup: Notre Dame baseball team upsets top-ranked Westminster (04/10/16)
Tyler Essner allowed one unearned run in a complete-game performance, leading the seventh-ranked Notre Dame baseball team to a 3-1 win over top-ranked Westminster Christian Academy on Saturday in St. Louis, Missouri. Essner scattered seven hits and had two strikeouts and three walks to pick up the win on the mound for Notre Dame (7-1). Ross Essner had a double to lead the Bulldogs at the plate...
High school roundup: Chaffee baseball team advances to Oak Ridge title game (04/09/16)
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Advance softball squad remains thankful after 15-0 loss to Oran (04/10/16)
ORAN, Mo. -- It's not too often after a 15-0 perfect game that both teams are in a thankful state of mind. Oran coach Jim Eftink had just watched senior Tatum May strike out eight of the nine batters faced and two of his freshmen, Leah Cauble and Claire Ramsey, belt back-to-back home runs in a six-run first inning of a three-inning game Friday...
NMCC draws blank against defending champion Kennett (04/09/16)
"The girls are stepping up and we are still being aggressive at the plate, looking for our pitches and that's what you want to see out of your girls at this time of the season."
April 9, 2016 Scoreboard (04/09/16)
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NMCC draws blank against defending champion Kennett (04/09/16)
"The girls are stepping up and we are still being aggressive at the plate, looking for our pitches and that's what you want to see out of your girls at this time of the season."
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston gets past Farmington, East Prairie hands Twin Rivers first loss (04/09/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON, Mo. -- Blake Wolferding crushed his first home run of the season during Sikeston's 6-3 win over district foe Farmington on the road Friday. The senior's blast tied the game at 1-1 after the Knights scratched one run out in the bottom of the first...
Kennett softball caps dominant week with win over NMCC (04/08/16)
Kennett's high school softball team completed a dominant week of play, topping four teams by the 10 or 15 run rule to improve to 9-1 on the season.
Advance softball squad remains thankful after 15-0 loss to Oran (04/08/16)
ORAN, Mo. -- It's not too often after a 15-0 perfect game that both teams are in a thankful state of mind. Oran coach Jim Eftink had just watched senior Tatum May strike out eight of the nine batters faced and two of his freshmen, Leah Cauble and Claire Ramsey, belt back-to-back home runs in a six-run first inning of a three-inning game Friday...
April 8, 2016 Scoreboard (04/08/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Bell City baseball blanks Saxony Lutheran at Oak Ridge Invitational (04/08/16)
Cole Nichols hit a triple to produce the only extra-base hit of the game as the Bell City baseball team downed host Saxony Lutheran 7-0 in the opening round of pool play Thursday in the Oak Ridge Invitational Tournament. Austin Hicks went the distance to get the win for Bell City. He recorded 11 strikeouts and walked one...
PREP ROUNDUP: Jackson routs NMCC, Malden softball upsets Portageville (04/08/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID, Mo. -- Jackson turned a scoreless tie after two innings into an 11-0 rout in a SEMO Conference game against New Madrid County Central Thursday during the Eagles' home opener. The Indians had seven hits led by Will Winingar and Skylar Pease who had two hits and three RBI apiece. Ryan Mize ended up with four RBI and hit a three-run home run in the fourth inning...
April 7, 2016 Scoreboard (04/07/16)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Chaffee blisters SCC, Portageville downs Gideon (04/06/16)
SIKESTON -- Brennan Miller pitched a two-hit shutout as the Chaffee Red Devils ran over Scott County Central 15-0 in five innings Tuesday during a Scott-Mississippi Conference contest. Miller threw 80 pitches, struck out five and walked three. Chaffee (7-2, 2-0 Scott-Mississippi Conference) pounded out 15 hits and Austin Copeland led that attack. ...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Kelly baseball team edges St. Vincent (04/06/16)
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April 5, 2016 Scoreboard (04/05/16)
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Southland's Walker K's 14 in five inning win over Holcomb (04/05/16)
HOLCOMB, Mo. -- Southland softball's winning ways continued Monday afternoon with a towering 13-3 away over Holcomb in five innings. The Lady Rebel's offense capitalized on a number of fielding mistakes from the Lady Hornets, while starting pitcher Katelyn Walker dominated her opponent for much of the game...
Southland's Walker K's 14 in five inning win over Holcomb (04/05/16)
HOLCOMB, Mo. -- Southland softball's winning ways continued Monday afternoon with a towering 13-3 away over Holcomb in five innings. The Lady Rebel's offense capitalized on a number of fielding mistakes from the Lady Hornets, while starting pitcher Katelyn Walker dominated her opponent for much of the game...
High school roundup: Saxony Lutheran baseball team routs Meadow Heights with 11-run inning (04/05/16)
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April 4, 2016 Scoreboard (04/04/16)
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High school roundup: Notre Dame baseball team hands first loss to Valle Catholic (04/02/16)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Bernie, Caruthersville remain undefeated (03/30/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com Alex Guzman had a big day at the plate, slamming a grand slam and batting in six runs as Bernie remained undefeated with a five-inning, 14-4 rout over Naylor. Brock Beacham picked up the win on the mound for Bernie (3-0). He threw four innings and gave up four runs (one earned) on five hits. He recorded four strikeouts and no walks...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Zalma baseball squad debuts with 2-1 loss (03/30/16)
Dusty Daniels had two hits, including a double, but the Zalma baseball team could muster just one run in a season-opening 2-1 loss to Puxico on the road Tuesday. Dallan Stotts took the loss for Zalma (0-1) despite a strong six-inning performance. He struck out eight, walked one and allowed four hits. Both runs were earned...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston takes out NMCC in six innings, Chaffee holds off Kelly (03/29/16)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston turned a one-run game into a mercy-rule rout by scoring 11 runs in two innings against New Madrid County Central Monday for a 17-7 SEMO Conference win. The Bulldogs (2-2, 1-1 SEMO Conference) had 13 hits led by Blake Wolferding and his three doubles and four RBI. Wyatt Pratt, Bryce Bays and Max Ault each had two hits. Trey Smith added a double and three RBI...
Kennett's offense makes up for shaky defense in 14-3 win over Dexter (03/29/16)
Dexter's struggling softball team started off strong against defending state champions Kennett Tuesday afternoon, but the Lady Indians quickly righted the ship before closing out a 14-3 win in five innings.
Kennett baseball rallies past Malden, 8-4 (03/29/16)
A seven-run fourth inning rally helped Kennett erase the two devastating innings that began Tuesday's matchup against Malden. The Indians added one more in the bottom of the sixth before earning an 8-4 win.
Kennett's offense makes up for shaky defense in 14-3 win over Dexter (03/29/16)
Dexter's struggling softball team started off strong against defending state champions Kennett Tuesday afternoon, but the Lady Indians quickly righted the ship before closing out a 14-3 win in five innings.
March 29, 2016 Scoreboard (03/29/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Scott City softball falls to Kennett in possible postseason preview (03/29/16)
In a potential postseason preview, Scott City softball fell on the road at Kennett, 4-1, on Monday evening. The Rams' Kaileigh Dirden hit another home run to produce the lone run for the Rams in the road loss to the Indians. Dirden also went the distance and took the loss in the circle for Scott City (3-2). She allowed four earned runs on 10 hits, struck out four and walked two...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Scott City softball falls to Kennett in possible postseason preview (03/29/16)
In a potential postseason preview, Scott City softball fell on the road at Kennett, 4-1, on Monday evening. The Rams' Kaileigh Dirden hit another home run to produce the lone run for the Rams in the road loss to the Indians. Dirden also went the distance and took the loss in the circle for Scott City (3-2). She allowed four earned runs on 10 hits, struck out four and walked two...
Kennett weathers Scott City's rally to win 4-1 (03/28/16)
When Scott City's Kaileigh Dirden sent a towering home run sailing over the left field fence in the top of the sixth inning, there was a chance that Kennett could go on to regret leaving three on base in the two innings prior.
Kennett weathers Scott City's rally to win 4-1 (03/28/16)
When Scott City's Kaileigh Dirden sent a towering home run sailing over the left field fence in the top of the sixth inning, there was a chance that Kennett could go on to regret leaving three on base in the two innings prior.
March 28, 2016 Scoreboard (03/28/16)
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Longtime Cape Central athletics supporter remembered for passion, school spirit (03/25/16)
Dale "Smitty" Smith sat in the press box for Cape Central Junior High football games and served as the PA announcer. He did the job just fine until he got caught up in the game and urged the Tiger faithful in the stands below to cheer after a good Central play...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Dirden's big day sends Scott City softball past Crystal City (03/25/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Nichols leads Bell City baseball past Chaffee in 8 innings (03/24/16)
Cole Nichols scored the game-winning run and came up on the winning end of a pitcher's duel, as the Bell City baseball team upended Chaffee 1-0 in eight innings Wednesday in Bell City, Missouri. Bobby Wright provided the walk-off RBI for the Cubs when he drew a walk in the bottom of the eighth inning, sending Nichols across home plate...
PREP ROUNDUP: East Prairie baseball, softball get big wins over Advance (03/23/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com ADVANCE, Mo. -- East Prairie's Dalton Coots belted a home run and drove in three runs as East Prairie routed Advance on the road 16-9. Sam Wallace was the winning pitcher for the Eagles (3-0). He threw five innings and gave up five runs (four earned) on five hits. He struck out six and walked six...
High school roundup: Jackson baseball team moves to 4-0 (03/23/16)
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High school roundup: Jackson baseball team moves to 4-0 (03/23/16)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
March 22, 2016 Scoreboard (03/22/16)
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Madison Pickens one-hits East Carter in Kennett's hope opener, 6-0 (03/22/16)
Madison Pickens was given the start for Kennett's home opener against East Carter Tuesday afternoon, and she did not disappoint. The pitcher struck out 10 batters during a complete game one-hit shutout. Meanwhile, her offense rallied to help her secure the 6-0 win.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Woodland softball wins slugfest at Advance (03/22/16)
Brooke Miles hit two doubles and drove in six runs as the Woodland softball team picked up 16-14 conference road victory over Advance on Monday. Krista Rhodes was the winning pitcher and also doubled for Woodland (2-0, 1-0 SCAA Conference). She threw 6 1/3 innings and allowed four earned runs on 10 hits. She struck out three and walked two...
Bahr walkoff home run sends Scott City softball over Oran (03/22/16)
Things were snowballing, and not in Scott City softball's favor. After a calamity of bad luck and mental mistakes, the Rams suddenly found themselves trailing Oran 2-1 going into the hosts' final three outs of the game. But Scott City coach Lance Amick didn't say anything to his team. He didn't have to...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Woodland softball wins slugfest at Advance (03/22/16)
Brooke Miles hit two doubles and drove in six runs as the Woodland softball team picked up 16-14 conference road victory over Advance on Monday. Krista Rhodes was the winning pitcher and also doubled for Woodland (2-0, 1-0 SCAA Conference). She threw 6 1/3 innings and allowed four earned runs on 10 hits. She struck out three and walked two...
Bahr walkoff home run sends Scott City softball over Oran (03/22/16)
Things were snowballing, and not in Scott City softball's favor. After a calamity of bad luck and mental mistakes, the Rams suddenly found themselves trailing Oran 2-1 going into the hosts' final three outs of the game. But Scott City coach Lance Amick didn't say anything to his team. He didn't have to...
Kennett softball opens season with 5-0 loss to Portageville (03/21/16)
Despite winning the Spring state championship last season, Kennett's high school softball team never found a way to top a powerful state-caliber team from Portageville. Little changed in Monday's season opener, which saw the Lady Bulldogs top the Lady Tribe 5-0 thanks to Taylor Tiffany's dominant pitching and Kelsi Miller's powerful swing.
Kennett softball opens season with 5-0 loss to Portageville (03/21/16)
Despite winning the Spring state championship last season, Kennett's high school softball team never found a way to top a powerful state-caliber team from Portageville. Little changed in Monday's season opener, which saw the Lady Bulldogs top the Lady Tribe 5-0 thanks to Taylor Tiffany's dominant pitching and Kelsi Miller's powerful swing.
March 21, 2016 Scoreboard (03/21/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Oak Ridge baseball edges Woodland in low-scoring season opening affair (03/20/16)
A season-opening pitching duel saw the Blue Jays do just enough, eking out three runs on two hits to scrape by the Cardinals. Oak Ridge (1-0) got six innings of work on the mound from Tyee Curry (1-0), who allowed one run on two hits with seven strikeouts and seven walks...
March 18, 2016 Scoreboard (03/18/16)
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Kennett softball embarks on path to potential state title three-peat (03/18/16)
It's been two years now since MSHSAA held a spring state softball tournament, but only one team has finished on top. Now, Kennett's Lady Tribe is looking to complete the three-peat under returning coach Laurie Vaughan.
Kennett softball embarks on path to potential state title three-peat (03/18/16)
It's been two years now since MSHSAA held a spring state softball tournament, but only one team has finished on top. Now, Kennett's Lady Tribe is looking to complete the three-peat under returning coach Laurie Vaughan.
2016 softball capsules (03/18/16)
Burnett signs with Three Rivers College (01/28/16)
Portageville softball team moving from fall to spring season (01/14/16)
After a unanimous vote by the school board, the softball team switched seasons. The change will take place at the beginning in the 2016-17 school year.
Portageville softball team moving from fall to spring season (01/14/16)
After a unanimous vote by the school board, the softball team switched seasons. The change will take place at the beginning in the 2016-17 school year.
Notre Dame three-sport athlete Maddie Urhahn shows 'heart of the team' (12/17/15)
Notre Dame senior Maddie Urhahn is a member of a dwindling fraternity -- the three-sport athlete. As she has from childhood, she's rotated with the seasons. Since her freshman year, she's gone from playing softball in the fall, moving on to basketball when the weather turns cold and soccer in the spring...
Notre Dame three-sport athlete Maddie Urhahn shows 'heart of the team' (12/17/15)
Notre Dame senior Maddie Urhahn is a member of a dwindling fraternity -- the three-sport athlete. As she has from childhood, she's rotated with the seasons. Since her freshman year, she's gone from playing softball in the fall, moving on to basketball when the weather turns cold and soccer in the spring...
Fall sports accolades awarded to area student-athletes (11/26/15)
Postseason honors for fall sports have been distributed, and a handful of area student-athletes have been recognized for outstanding performances in volleyball, softball and boys soccer. While the bevy of all-state, all-region and all-conference teams are peppered with local standouts, only a select few earned the highest recognition of a first team all-state nod...
Chaffee's Sutterfield signs with Calumet College (11/18/15)
Chaffee's Julia Sutterfield signed a letter of intent to play softball at Calumet College at St. Joseph in Whiting, IN. Pictured with Sutterfield is, top row from left, Doug Sutterfield (father), Carol Sutterfield (mother) and Joe Hendrix. Front row from left, Tyson Moyers, Sutterfield and Dave Lopez. (Submitted photo)...
Kelly's Dock signs with Southwestern Baptist (11/18/15)
Portageville softball has three named to all-state list (11/04/15)
Portageville had three players named to the 2015 Class 2 All-State softball team Tuesday. Pitcher Taylor Tiffany headlined the group being named to the first team. Tiffany, who finished her senior season with a 24-5 pitching record, ended her Portageville career with a senior season total of 404 strikeouts. She's the only pitcher in Missouri history to top 400 strikeouts for a season...
Five area softball players earn first-team all-state honors (11/04/15)
Notre Dame's Morgan Duschell and Christina Scherer each earned first-team Missouri High School Fastpitch Coaches Association all-state honors for the fall season in Class 3, while Saxony Lutheran's Grace Mirly (Class 2) and Chaffee freshmen Bridgette Swinford and Sydney Walker (Class 1) also earned first-team honors...
Notre Dame softball team finishes second in Class 3 (10/25/15)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- During the Class 3 state softball championship on Saturday evening, Notre Dame coach Jeff Graviett was reminded of his Bulldogs baseball team that claimed a state title in June. Unfortunately for Graviett and Notre Dame, it was the Warrenton Warriors, who crushed four home runs and never trailed in a 12-2, six-inning win over the Bulldogs at the Killian Softball Complex, that gave him flashbacks...
Notre Dame softball team finishes second in Class 3 (10/25/15)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- During the Class 3 state softball championship on Saturday evening, Notre Dame coach Jeff Graviett was reminded of his Bulldogs baseball team that claimed a state title in June. Unfortunately for Graviett and Notre Dame, it was the Warrenton Warriors, who crushed four home runs and never trailed in a 12-2, six-inning win over the Bulldogs at the Killian Softball Complex, that gave him flashbacks...
Sutterfield's home run lifts Chaffee softball team over Canton in Class 1 third-place game (10/23/15)
Senior Julia Sutterfield went 0 for 4 in her team's state semifinal was 0 for 3 in the final game of her high school career before she hit a home run to snap a tie in the Red Devils' 6-4 win.
Chaffee softball team falls to DeKalb in Class 1 semifinal (10/24/15)
The Chaffee softball team couldn't overcome an early deficit in its Class 1 state semifinal game against DeKalb on Friday at the Killian Softball Complex and lost 7-5.
Sutterfield's home run lifts Chaffee softball team over Canton in Class 1 third-place game (10/24/15)
Senior Julia Sutterfield went 0 for 4 in her team's state semifinal was 0 for 3 in the final game of her high school career before she hit a home run to snap a tie in the Red Devils' 6-4 win.
Notre Dame softball team downs Lafayette, advances to Class 3 championship (10/23/15)
The Bulldogs plated seven runs in the top of the sixth on their way to a 10-3 victory over Lafayette (St. Joseph's) at the Killian Softball Complex.
Chaffee softball team falls to DeKalb in Class 1 semifinal (10/24/15)
The Chaffee softball team couldn't overcome an early deficit in its Class 1 state semifinal game against DeKalb on Friday at the Killian Softball Complex and lost 7-5.
Portageville bounces back after atypical outing to finish third in Class 2 (10/23/15)
An uncharacteristic performance from its start pitcher was just the tip of the iceberg when it came to the tightly wound Portageville team that lost its semifinal game to Lathrop 1-0 Friday afternoon.
Notre Dame softball team rides left-handed versatility to Class 3 final four (10/23/15)
At one time, Notre Dame left-handed hitters Morgan Duschell, Christina Scherer and Lindsey Elfrink all had one thing in common that fellow left-handed hitting teammate Abby Rollet can now relate.
Portageville bounces back after atypical outing to finish third in Class 2 (10/23/15)
An uncharacteristic performance from its start pitcher was just the tip of the iceberg when it came to the tightly wound Portageville team that lost its semifinal game to Lathrop 1-0 Friday afternoon.
Notre Dame softball team downs Lafayette, advances to Class 3 championship (10/23/15)
The Bulldogs plated seven runs in the top of the sixth on their way to a 10-3 victory over Lafayette (St. Joseph's) at the Killian Softball Complex.
Notre Dame softball team advances to Class 3 championship with win over Lafayette (10/23/15)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Notre Dame and Lafayette (St. Joseph's) softball teams were tied at 3 after five innings of their Class 3 state semifinal at the Killian Softball Complex. The Bulldogs plated eight runs in the top of the sixth and held on for an 11-8 victory that secured their spot in the Class 3 championship game at 4 p.m. on Thursday...
Class 3 softball final four capsules (10/23/15)
The Bulldogs enter with a five-game winning streak and have been cruising since the onset of district play, outscoring the competition 31-8. The Bulldogs are batting .407 on the season and averaging 8.3 runs per game. Notre Dame did not have a home run during the regular season but has belted three during the postseason. ...
Class 3 softball final four capsules (10/23/15)
The Bulldogs enter with a five-game winning streak and have been cruising since the onset of district play, outscoring the competition 31-8. The Bulldogs are batting .407 on the season and averaging 8.3 runs per game. Notre Dame did not have a home run during the regular season but has belted three during the postseason. ...
Notre Dame softball team advances to Class 3 championship with win over Lafayette (10/23/15)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Notre Dame and Lafayette (St. Joseph's) softball teams were tied at 3 after five innings of their Class 3 state semifinal at the Killian Softball Complex. The Bulldogs plated eight runs in the top of the sixth and held on for an 11-8 victory that secured their spot in the Class 3 championship game at 4 p.m. on Thursday...
Portageville out for redemption after last year's semifinal debacle (10/22/15)
"Having the play taken away from us, not so much that we dwell on the past, but that's motivated us to have a stronger offense so we're not put in a situation where something is taken again."
Chaffee softball team undergoes big turnaround in final four run (10/22/15)
The program never had a team reach the state semifinals until this season when the Red Devils claimed the district title as a No. 3 seed and continued their march with a 2-0 win over Norwood in a state sectional and a 10-7 victory over Van-Far in a state quarterfinal.
Class 2 softball final four capsules (10/22/15)
Lathrop (25-3) The Lady Mules are fresh off its first ever district championship in school history making this their only appearance at the state final four. Lathrop defeated Sherwood 10-2 after a seven-run outburst in the bottom of the sixth inning to advance to the Class 2 semifinals. The Lady Mules have outscored their playoff opponents 23-5 and average nine runs per game...
Portageville out for redemption after last year's semifinal debacle (10/22/15)
Having the play taken away from us, not so much that we dwell on the past, but that's motivated us to have a stronger offense so we're not put in a situation where something is taken again.
Chaffee softball team undergoes big turnaround in final four run (10/22/15)
The program never had a team reach the state semifinals until this season when the Red Devils claimed the district title as a No. 3 seed and continued their march with a 2-0 win over Norwood in a state sectional and a 10-7 victory over Van-Far in a state quarterfinal.
Class 1 final four capsules (10/22/15)
The Tigers have outscored their opponents 41-8 in the postseason, including an 18-0 victory over Linn County in a state sectional. They followed it up with a 4-2 win in eight innings over Stanberry in the quarterfinals. DeKalb reached the state bracket with a 9-6 victory over Maysville in the Class 1 District 14 championship...
Chaffee softball team rallies past Van-Far, advances to program's first final four (10/17/15)
Down to her final strike with one out in the seventh inning of a tie game, Madeline Hendrix crushed a line-drive triple off the wall in left-center field to score two runs and send Chaffee to its first Class 1 final four with a 10-7 victory over Van-Far on Saturday.
Notre Dame softball team upends Lancers in six innings, advances to final four (10/18/15)
The Notre Dame softball team isn't known for its power, but that shouldn't undermine what its offense is capable of doing. The Bulldogs do the little things right, and they all get involved. "I don't know how I can point out one person in particular," junior left fielder Abby Rollet said. "Everyone works together so well. If one person's down, the whole team picks them up. ... It's an amazing team."...
Notre Dame softball team upends Lancers in six innings, advances to final four (10/17/15)
Abby Rollet finished 3 for 4 and was a triple shy of hitting the cycle, and Notre Dame combined for 18 hits in a 13-3, six-inning win over Lutheran South, sending the Bulldogs to the Class 3 final four for the first time since 2010.
Chaffee softball team rallies past Van-Far, advances to program's first final four (10/17/15)
Down to her final strike with one out in the seventh inning of a tie game, Madeline Hendrix crushed a line-drive triple off the wall in left-center field to score two runs and send Chaffee to its first Class 1 final four with a 10-7 victory over Van-Far on Saturday.
Briefly: Portageville heading to its second straight Class 2 semifinal (10/17/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BOWLING GREEN - The Portageville softball team defeated Bowling Green 3-0 Saturday afternoon to clinch its second straight trip to the Class 2 semifinals. Portageville (24-5) will play Lathrop (25-3) on Friday at 1 p.m. at the Killian Softball Complex in Springfield...
Chaffee softball team advances to state quarterfinal play for first time in school history (10/16/15)
Editor's Note: A photo gallery of the Chaffee sectional is available at this link: Photos CHAFFEE, Mo. -- The Chaffee softball program's playoff run reached a historic level on Wednesday at Frisco Field. Pitchers Carleigh Burnett and Hannah Seyer combined for a one-hit shutout to help the Red Devils edge the Norwood 2-0 in a Class 1 sectional and advance to the state quarterfinals for the first time in school history...
Notre Dame softball team downs De Soto, advances to state quarterfinals (10/14/15)
Notre Dame's Ellie Retz struck out De Soto's Emily Brewer with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh to secure the Bulldogs' 8-4 win over the defending Class 3 state champion.
Chaffee softball team upends Norwood, moves on to Class 1 quarterfinals (10/14/15)
Pitchers Carleigh Burnett and Hannah Seyer combined for a one-hit shutout to help the Red Devils edge the Norwood 2-0 in a Class 1 sectional and advance to the state quarterfinals for the first time in school history.
Portageville overcomes shaky offense, downs Jefferson 1-0 in Class 2 sectional (10/14/15)
"Another nail-biter. We told the girls they can't do this many more times and get a way with it. The further we go, the better the teams get. We need to step our game up. We've gotten away with it this far."
Chaffee softball team upends Norwood, moves on to Class 1 quarterfinals (10/14/15)
Pitchers Carleigh Burnett and Hannah Seyer combined for a one-hit shutout to help the Red Devils edge the Norwood 2-0 in a Class 1 sectional and advance to the state quarterfinals for the first time in school history.
Offense flutters, but Tiffany leads Portageville to 1-0 win over Jefferson in Class 2 sectional (10/14/15)
"Another nail-biter. We told the girls they can't do this many more times and get a way with it. The further we go, the better the teams get. We need to step our game up. We've gotten away with it this far."