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Smith signs with Lyon College (12/17/14)
Small town athlete becomes hometown hero (11/24/14)
Monday night, Jordan Zolman returned to Southland High School for the first game of the boys high school basketball season. Zolman, a 2013 graduate, is in her Sophomore year at the University of Missouri, where she signed on to play softball.
Standard Democrat Softball Player of the Year: Taylor Tiffany (11/14/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- If you were to sit down and make a list of 'big game' pitchers in southeast Missouri there's a handful of names that rise above the rest. It's safe to say that after a dominant, record-setting junior year, Portageville standout Taylor Tiffany certainly earned her place on that ledger, if not at the top of it...
Field of Dreams softball champs (11/12/14)
Portageville softball semifinal loss marred in controversy (10/25/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SPRINGFIELD -- In the span of under a minute the Portageville Lady Bulldogs experienced the highest of highs and lowest of lows. Freshman Savannah Lovins provided the high with a two-out, two-run home run in the top of the seventh inning that should have vaulted Portageville over Pleasant Hope in the Class 2 semifinals and into the championship game...
Shepherd named Sikeston's first all-region member (10/23/14)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston's Maggie Shepherd became the first Lady Bulldog softball player to make the Class 3 first team all-region squad. The third baseman finished her season with a .522 batting average, four home runs, 34 RBI and an on-base percentage of .587. She also had a slugging percentage of .900...
Portageville ready for its first semifinal test (10/22/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- In just their third year of fall competition the Portageville Lady Bulldogs have made an improbable deep postseason run that isn't over yet. Now they sit just two games away from greatness. On Friday the Lady Bulldogs will open up play at the Class 2 semifinals in Springfield with a chance at their first ever state championship on the line...
Tiffany tosses no-hitter, Portageville advances to state semifinal (10/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- They all expected it and Taylor Tiffany knew it. The Class 2 quarterfinal between Portageville and Bowling Green was destined for a pitcher's duel. "I actually told my friend Friday that it was going to be a 1-0 game," Tiffany said. "Our coaches was saying it was going to come down to a pitcher's duel and I knew it would be a 1-0 game."...
Briefly: Portageville softball team books first trip to final four, beats Bowling Green 1-0 (10/18/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the game is available at this link: View Photos Here PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. - The Portageville Bulldogs softball team booked its first trip to the state final four in school history Saturday afternoon with a 1-0 home victory against Bowling Green in a Class 2 state quarterfinal...
Tiffany tosses no-hitter, Portageville advances to state semifinal (10/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- They all expected it and Taylor Tiffany knew it. The Class 2 quarterfinal between Portageville and Bowling Green was destined for a pitcher's duel. "I actually told my friend Friday that it was going to be a 1-0 game," Tiffany said. "Our coaches was saying it was going to come down to a pitcher's duel and I knew it would be a 1-0 game."...
Briefly: Portageville softball team books first trip to final four, beats Bowling Green 1-0 (10/18/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the game is available at this link: View Photos Here PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. - The Portageville Bulldogs softball team booked its first trip to the state final four in school history Saturday afternoon with a 1-0 home victory against Bowling Green in a Class 2 state quarterfinal...
Portageville takes down St. Pius 4-2 in sectional (10/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com FESTUS -- By her own admission, Portageville ace Taylor Tiffany didn't have her best stuff when the Lady Bulldogs opened up their Class 2 sectional matchup with St. Pius X on Thursday. Five walks and two hits in the first couple innings alone spotted the Lady Lancers a two-run lead, leaving the Lady Bulldogs to wonder if their bats could overcome much more of a deficit...
De Soto edges Notre Dame in Class 3 sectional (10/16/14)
De Soto came out on top, scoring a run in the final inning to defeat Notre Dame 3-2 in a Class 3 sectional at De Soto High School.
Chaffee's district hopes end in wild 8-7 loss to Naylor (10/16/14)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Chaffee saw its three-run lead turn into a four-run deficit heading into the seventh and final inning Wednesday in the MSHSAA Class 1 District 1 championship game. The Red Devils put together a rally of their own, getting the tying run to third base before Naylor shortstop Chelsey Ridgon scooped up a ground ball and stepped on second base for the final out of a wild 8-7 win by the Lady Eagles...
Chaffee falls to Naylor in district title game (10/16/14)
The Red Devils put together a rally, getting the tying run to third base before Naylor shortstop Chelsey Ridgon scooped up a ground ball and stepped on second base for the final out of a wild 8-7 win by the Eagles.
October 16, 2014 Scoreboard (10/16/14)
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De Soto edges Notre Dame in Class 3 sectional (10/16/14)
De Soto came out on top, scoring a run in the final inning to defeat Notre Dame 3-2 in a Class 3 sectional at De Soto High School.
First sectional matchup awaits Portageville (10/15/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- Following their historic run to the Class 2, District 1 championship the Portageville Lady Bulldogs enter uncharted territory this week as they open up play in the state championship bracket. Portageville will take on St. Pius X today at 4 p.m. in its sectional matchup in Festus...
October 15, 2014 Scoreboard (10/15/14)
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First sectional matchup awaits Portageville (10/15/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- Following their historic run to the Class 2, District 1 championship the Portageville Lady Bulldogs enter uncharted territory this week as they open up play in the state championship bracket. Portageville will take on St. Pius X today at 4 p.m. in its sectional matchup in Festus...
Central falls to Farmington in district semis (10/15/14)
After five days of weather postponements, the Class 4 District 1 softball semifinal between sixth-seeded Central and second-seeded Farmington resumed Tuesday.
Central falls to Farmington in district semis (10/15/14)
After five days of weather postponements, the Class 4 District 1 softball semifinal between sixth-seeded Central and second-seeded Farmington resumed Tuesday.
Sikeston falls to Notre Dame in first district title chance (10/13/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The conditions ended up matching the feeling at the end of the Class 3, District 1 championship game for Sikeston. Sikeston, who was making their first appearance in such an occasion, lost a 10-2 contest to Notre Dame on a dreary Sunday afternoon at Notre Dame High School in Cape Girardeau...
Sikeston falls to Notre Dame in first district title chance (10/13/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The conditions ended up matching the feeling at the end of the Class 3, District 1 championship game for Sikeston. Sikeston, who was making their first appearance in such an occasion, lost a 10-2 contest to Notre Dame on a dreary Sunday afternoon at Notre Dame High School in Cape Girardeau...
Urhahn's grand slam lifts Notre Dame in district championship (10/12/14)
Urhahn had two home runs this season, but neither had the impact of her blast Sunday in the Class 3 District 1 softball championship game at Notre Dame Regional High School.
Portageville upsets Kelly in district softball final (10/10/14)
Portageville upset Kelly 2-0 for its first district softball title in school history. The Hawks had reached the final four the previous two seasons.
Notre Dame softball team blanks Perryville in district semis (10/10/14)
Nikki Peters' no-hitter was broken up in the final inning, but the senior finished her complete-game shutout game with nine strikeouts and two walks as the top-seeded Bulldogs defeated the fourth-seeded Perryville Pirates 7-0 on Thursday to advance to their fifth consecutive Class 3 District 1 softball championship game at Notre Dame Regional High School.
Central softball team trails Farmington 5-1 in district semifinal halted by rain (10/09/14)
Farmington hit a grand slam in the first inning before play was suspended
Sikeston softball reaches first district final in history (10/10/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- What a difference a year has made for the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs. This time last year Sikeston was wrapping up a 6-16 campaign that unceremoniously ended with an 11-1 rout by Hillsboro in the opening round of Class 3, District 1 tournament...
Tiffany shuts out Kelly for Portageville's first district title (10/10/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PUXICO -- Class 2 softball in southeast Missouri hasn't seen much parity during the better part of the last half century. It's been owned by the Kelly Lady Hawks and not many have been able to knock them from the top rung...
PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly, Portageville to meet in district title game (10/09/14)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com PUXICO -- Top-seeded Kelly made quick work of the host team during the semifinal round of the Class 2, District 1 tournament Wednesday knocking off Puxico 12-1 in five innings. Alexis Dock earned the win in the circle after three innings of work. Dock, who also went 3 for 3 with a double and three RBIs, struck out four, walked one and gave up one of Puxico's two hits...
Portageville upsets Kelly in district softball final (10/10/14)
Portageville upset Kelly 2-0 for its first district softball title in school history. The Hawks had reached the final four the previous two seasons.
Sikeston softball reaches first district final in history (10/10/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- What a difference a year has made for the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs. This time last year Sikeston was wrapping up a 6-16 campaign that unceremoniously ended with an 11-1 rout by Hillsboro in the opening round of Class 3, District 1 tournament...
Notre Dame softball team blanks Perryville in district semis (10/10/14)
Nikki Peters' no-hitter was broken up in the final inning, but the senior finished her complete-game shutout game with nine strikeouts and two walks as the top-seeded Bulldogs defeated the fourth-seeded Perryville Pirates 7-0 on Thursday to advance to their fifth consecutive Class 3 District 1 softball championship game at Notre Dame Regional High School.
Tiffany shuts out Kelly for Portageville's first district title (10/10/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PUXICO -- Class 2 softball in southeast Missouri hasn't seen much parity during the better part of the last half century. It's been owned by the Kelly Lady Hawks and not many have been able to knock them from the top rung...
Central softball team shuts out Jackson in district opener (10/08/14)
The run the Central softball team scored in the top of the first inning with the help of a Jackson error was all senior pitcher Maggie Groshong needed Wednesday night.
Sikeston storms back late to keep season alive (10/09/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Late two-out rallies are starting to become a trend for the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs. Two days after using one to down Naylor in their regular season finale, Sikeston was at it again Wednesday rallying in the sixth inning to beat Doniphan 5-4 in the opening round of the Class 3, District 1 tournament...
Central softball team trails Farmington 5-1 in district semifinal halted by rain (10/09/14)
Farmington hit a grand slam in the first inning before play was suspended
October 9, 2014 Scoreboard (10/09/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Portageville upsets Kelly in district final (10/09/14)
Savannah Lovins hit a two-run home run to lead the Bulldogs to their first-ever district championship.
High school roundup: Perryville routs Fredericktown in first round of district tourney (10/09/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
Central softball team shuts out Jackson in district opener (10/08/14)
The run the Central softball team scored in the top of the first inning with the help of a Jackson error was all senior pitcher Maggie Groshong needed Wednesday night.
High school roundup: Parsons leads Notre Dame soccer team past Central (10/08/14)
Benjamin Parsons scored two goals to lead the host Notre Dame Bulldogs boys soccer team to a 6-0 victory in the crosstown showdown with the Central Tigers on Tuesday afternoon. Chandler Dorris, Adam Popp, Wynn Roberds and Noah Huff each had a goal for the Bulldogs (14-3-2)...
October 7, 2014 Scoreboard (10/07/14)
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High school roundup: Notre Dame advances three golfers to state meet (10/07/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston softball downs Naylor, soccer falls on the road (10/06/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- Watching a an early two-goal lead slip away in the second half, the Sikeston Bulldogs fell 4-2 to host Farmington on Monday to drop two games below .500 on the season. An early goal from Audie Hay off a pass from Sam Cox put the Bulldogs in the lead early. Midway through the first half Clark Atchison doubled their advantage, 2-0, with Connor Merideth picking up the assists...
Jackson preps for district play with win over Kelly (10/06/14)
The Indians bats came to life with a 10-3 victory over the Hawks.
October 6, 2014 Scoreboard (10/06/14)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Early burst lifts Sikeston past Saxony, Kelly routs Oran 20-0 (10/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A five-run second inning proved to be the difference as Sikeston downed visiting Saxony Lutheran 6-2 Wednesday at the Sikeston Sports Complex. Kylie Noe, Maggie Shepherd and Hanna Placek all had two hits for Sikeston. Placek added a double and Ashton Drake chipped in a triple...
October 2, 2014 Scoreboard (10/02/14)
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High school roundup: Josey Powell wins back-to-back district titles (10/02/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
Lady Bulldogs squeak out 6-5 win over East Carter (10/01/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- At times the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs looked stout defensively. Dazzling plays by shortstop Madeline Witt and right fielder Natalie Regenold proved that. But there were other times when the defense slipped. Luckily for Sikeston pitcher Madison Smith, the defense behind her was on more times than off...
PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly out-slugs Poplar Bluff 11-6 (10/01/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- Kelly pounded out 18 hits and out-slugged visiting Poplar Bluff 11-6 Tuesday at Kelly High School. Kristi Brucker led Kelly's offense with four hits and an RBI. Hailey Noon and Morgan LeDure added three hits and one RBI...
High school roundup: Notre Dame tennis team reaches district final (10/01/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston soccer downs Fredericktown, JV football bows to Mules (09/30/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com FREDERICKTOWN -- The Sikeston soccer team moved to .500 on the season following a 6-1 win over Fredericktown on the road Monday. Sikeston (8-8-1) went ahead 2-0 by halftime and added another four goals to close the game out...
September 30, 2014 Scoreboard (09/30/14)
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High school roundup: Leopold spikers sweep Woodland (09/30/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
September 29, 2014 Scoreboard (09/29/14)
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High School roundup: Notre Dame tennis closes its regular season with win (09/27/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Friday.
Kelly strikes early leaving Sikeston with 9-1 loss (09/26/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Facing one of the best pitcher's in the area in Alexis Dock and a stellar defense to match, the Sikeston Bulldogs found out Tuesday just how dangerous it can be to spot the Kelly Lady Hawks an early lead. Giving up a combined five runs in the first two innings, Sikeston never caught up falling 9-1 to the Lady Hawks...
September 26, 2014 Scoreboard (09/26/14)
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Sikeston kicks losing streak with 16-6 win over Fredericktown (09/25/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston's past few games have been forgettable in the mind of Maggie Shepherd. So, that's what she did. Shepherd forgot about Sikeston's last three losses and led the Lady Bulldogs to a 16-6 win in five innings over Fredericktown Wednesday...
PREP ROUNDUP: Dexter tennis downs Sikeston, Kelly rolls 16-1 (09/25/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- The Sikeston tennis team lost 8-1 to Dexter Wednesday on the road. Allenna Landers gave the Lady Bulldogs their lone victory with an 8-3 win over Kalee Howard. "We learned today that we are still improving as a team," Sikeston tennis coach Russ Dial said. "Last time our match against Dexter had a larger deficit. We won many more games this time around. Dexter has a good team so we know we're still improving our play going into districts."...
High school roundup: Freshman blasts HR to lift Jackson softball team (09/25/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
High school roundup: Freshman blasts HR to lift Jackson softball team (09/25/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
September 25, 2014 Scoreboard (09/25/14)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston soccer falls in OT, Dexter sweeps Leopold (09/24/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- A hat trick from Sam Cox gave Sikeston a 3-0 lead in the first 20 minutes. That lead wouldn't hold. Jackson climbed back to defeat the Bulldogs 4-3 in overtime Tuesday. "After that first 20 minutes it seemed like Jackson wanted it more than we did," Sikeston head coach Gabe Dement said. "You can't give a team like Jackson a chance at momentum especially at home. We had our chances but we were just going through the motions I felt."...
High school roundup: Notre Dame golfers win playoff to claim title (09/24/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
September 24, 2014 Scoreboard (09/24/14)
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Nikki Peters throws perfect game for Notre Dame in 11-0 win over Central (09/23/14)
Notre Dame pitcher shows shoulder is healthy in 11-0 victory over Central
High school roundup: Jackson soccer rallies for 4-3 win (09/23/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
September 23, 2014 Scoreboard (09/23/14)
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High school roundup: Central volleyball team wins at home (09/23/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston falls in six, SHS tennis blanks Charleston (09/22/14)
Staff reports sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- Maggie Shepherd hit a triple and Myca Martin added two more hits but Sikeston fell to Jackson 11-1 on the road Monday. Sikeston (9-9) took a 1-0 lead after one inning but Jackson, who finished with 16 hits, blew the game open with five runs in the second and three more in the third...
September 22, 2014 Scoreboard (09/22/14)
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High school roundup: Parsons' scoring spree leads Notre Dame boys soccer team (09/21/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
Chaffee softball team breaks slump, plays spoiler in 12-11 win over Sikeston (09/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- On a night they honored the past, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs fell back into some old habits. Sikeston's first softball coach, Connie Spears, was honored before the game as part of Sikeston's Alumni Day Tuesday but Chaffee dampened the mood following a 12-11 Lady Devil win...
Kelly pulls away from Portageville 5-2 (09/19/14)
BENTON -- Heading into the bottom of the fourth inning, Kelly's softball team was still searching for its first hit of the game. A pitching duel highlighted the first 3 1/2 innings as both teams remained scoreless, but the Hawks stayed the course. Kelly coach Rhonda Ratledge told her team to continue to bunt, a decision that eventually reaped positive results...
Chaffee softball team breaks slump, plays spoiler in 12-11 win over Sikeston (09/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- On a night they honored the past, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs fell back into some old habits. Sikeston's first softball coach, Connie Spears, was honored before the game as part of Sikeston's Alumni Day Tuesday but Chaffee dampened the mood following a 12-11 Lady Devil win...
High school roundup:Notre Dame spikers sweep visiting Bloomfield (09/19/14)
Notre Dame's Abbie McAlister hammered 12 kills, while senior Lydia Goodson had nine kills on 11 attempts to lift the Bulldogs to a 25-16, 25-18 volleyball victory over visiting Bloomfield on Thursday. Marianna Below notched nine consecutive service points in the first set for Notre Dame (12-4-1) before the visiting Wildcats scored. Below had two service aces during the stretch...
Kelly pulls away from Portageville 5-2 (09/19/14)
BENTON -- Heading into the bottom of the fourth inning, Kelly's softball team was still searching for its first hit of the game. A pitching duel highlighted the first 3 1/2 innings as both teams remained scoreless, but the Hawks stayed the course. Kelly coach Rhonda Ratledge told her team to continue to bunt, a decision that eventually reaped positive results...
Tiffany throws no-hitter as Portageville defeats Neelyville 5-0 for Tournament title (09/18/14)
Saturday was a day Taylor Tiffany will remember forever as Tiffany threw a no-hitter in Portageville Lady Dawgs 's 5-0 victory over Neelyville. She helped lead the Lady Dawgs to a First Place win in the Lady Devils Classic in Chaffee. No Neelyville batter was able to locate Tiffany's pitches during the game. She threw a no-hitter, striking out 17 batters and walking one while recording her momentous feat...
Kelly softball team overwhelms Portageville with bunts (09/19/14)
Five successful bunts scored three runs in the fourth as the Hawks came away with a 5-2 victory over the Portageville Bulldogs on Thursday at Kelly High School.
Jackson softball team captures 8-inning thriller against Notre Dame (09/18/14)
The Indians won the game on a two-out, two-run single.
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston, Kelly roll to big wins on the road (09/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- Senior Maggie Shepherd went 3 for 3 with a home run helping Sikeston to a 16-1 victory over East Prairie in three innings. Kylie Noe added two hits including a triple. Hanna Placek and Ashton Drake each had two hits as well. Drake chipped in a double...
Kelly softball team uses big fourth inning to rout Central 19-2 (09/17/14)
The Hawks had 20 at-bats in a 15-run inning against the host Tigers
September 18, 2014 Scoreboard (09/18/14)
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Kelly softball team overwhelms Portageville with bunts (09/18/14)
Five successful bunts scored three runs in the fourth as the Hawks came away with a 5-2 victory over the Portageville Bulldogs on Thursday at Kelly High School.
Jackson softball team captures 8-inning thriller (09/18/14)
The Indians won the game on a two-out, two-run single.
High school roundup: Meadow Heights volleyball team takes down Oran in straight sets (09/18/14)
All high school scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
High school roundup: Meadow Heights volleyball team takes down Oran in straight sets (09/18/14)
All high school scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
PREP ROUNDUP: SHS netters fall, Kelly shuts out Twin Rivers (09/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston lost all three of its tie breakers which wound up deciding their 5-4 loss to visiting Caruthersville Tuesday. "It was tough for us to lose them all especially the last singles match because that would determine the winner of the dual contest," Sikeston head coach Russ Dial said. "Still, we're keeping our heads up because we did play well."...
Kelly softball team uses big fourth inning to rout Central 19-2 (09/17/14)
The Hawks had 20 at-bats in a 15-run inning against the host Tigers
September 17, 2014 Scoreboard (09/17/14)
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Sikeston offense not enough in 13-6 loss to Notre Dame (09/16/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The measuring stick for the Sikeston softball team has always been their rival from the north. Playing Notre Dame close is a small victory in the eyes of Sikeston head coach Eric Voorhees. After two competitive games that eventually went south, Voorhees is pleased with the direction his young team is headed but he realizes they're not there yet...
High school roundup: Jackson softball team wins big for 10th victory (09/16/14)
All high school scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
September 16, 2014 Scoreboard (09/16/14)
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Sikeston offense not enough in 13-6 loss to Notre Dame (09/16/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The measuring stick for the Sikeston softball team has always been their rival from the north. Playing Notre Dame close is a small victory in the eyes of Sikeston head coach Eric Voorhees. After two competitive games that eventually went south, Voorhees is pleased with the direction his young team is headed but he realizes they're not there yet...
High school roundup: Notre Dame volleyball sweeps Advance (09/16/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
September 15, 2014 Scoreboard (09/15/14)
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High school roundup: Jackson runners finish 5th at Forest Park (09/14/14)
All high school scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
High school roundup: Jackson runners finish 5th at Forest Park (09/14/14)
All high school scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
PREP ROUNDUP: Richland rallies for three set win, Lady Bulldogs blank Oran 13-0 (09/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ESSEX -- The Richland Lady Rebels volleyball team rallied to defeat Bell City 15-25, 25-23, 27-25 on Wednesday afternoon. Richland dropped the first set but took a commanding lead in the second set 24-17, before the Lady Cubs responded. Bell City cut the Lady Rebels advantage to 24-23 before a ball fell just out on the sideline, giving Richland the second set...
September 11, 2014 Scoreboard (09/11/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Notre Dame softball team earns home win (09/11/14)
All the high school results that were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston softball falls back to .500, Lady Bulldog netters blank Charleston (09/10/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Dropping back to .500 on the season, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs fell to visiting Cape Central 12-1 on Tuesday via the mercy rule. Sikeston held the Lady Tigers to four runs over the first four innings, but a three-run rally in the top of the fifth put them ahead 7-0...
September 10, 2014 Scoreboard (09/10/14)
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Jackson volleyball team rolls past Central (09/10/14)
All high school scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly's Dock wins sixth, Sikeston football swept by Cape Central (09/09/14)
Kelly pitcher Alexis Dock improved to 6-0 on the season as the Lady Hawks pushed past visiting Cape Central 10-1 Monday at Kelly High School.
September 9, 2014 Scoreboard (09/09/14)
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High school roundup: Host Red Devils clip Oran 2-1 in softball (09/09/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Host Red Devils clip Oran 2-1 in softball (09/09/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
September 8, 2014 Scoreboard (09/08/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Sikeston finishes sixth in Notre Dame Softballfest (09/07/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- After opening up the final day of play in Notre Dame's Softballfest with a win over Perryville, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs fell 7-3 to Naylor later Saturday afternoon to finish with sixth-place in the tournament...
Jackson claims junior division in own cross country meet (09/07/14)
All high school events were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
Perryville softball rallies past Poplar Bluff at SoftballFest (09/05/14)
The Pirates won 4-2 at the Notre Dame SoftballFest but may have lost their pitcher in the process.
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston splits at Softballfest, Sikeston JH football blanks NMCC 43-0 (09/05/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Madison Smith hit a walk off single in the sixth inning to beat Chaffee Thursday during the first round of the Notre Dame Softballfest at Notre Dame High School. The Lady Bulldogs (4-3) won the game 5-4 due to the time limit rule but wound up losing to Notre Dame 7-1 in their second game of the day...
September 5, 2014 Scoreboard (09/05/14)
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Jackson softball team rallies past Central (09/04/14)
The Indians fell behind early but defeated the Tigers 4-3 on Wednesday in Jackson.
Nash powers Farmington over Sikeston 11-1 (09/04/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston tried giving Farmington's Kaila Nash a free base. She took two. It was that kind of day for Nash as she helped power Farmington past Sikeston 11-1 in six innings Wednesday at the Sikeston Sports Complex...
September 4, 2014 Scoreboard (09/04/14)
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Jackson softball team rallies past Central (09/04/14)
The Indians fell behind early but defeated the Tigers 4-3 on Wednesday in Jackson.
High school roundup: Perryville volleyball deals Farmington first loss (09/04/14)
All high school sports results reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
Saxony Lutheran softball team use two big innings to roll past Jackson 9-0 in first meeting (09/03/14)
As they stood in the dugout following Tuesday's game against Jackson, smiles radiated from the face of each Saxony Lutheran softball player. In 10 years since the softball program was launched, the Crusaders' varsity squad had never played the Indians...
PREP ROUNDUP: Notre Dame edges Portageville, Kelly takes down Naylor (09/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Despite an excellent pitching performance from junior Taylor Tiffany, Portageville fell to host Notre Dame 2-1 Tuesday in a extra innings. Portageville jumped out to an early lead with their only run of the day in the top of the first innings. They held their advantage until Notre Dame responded in the bottom of the sixth frame and the two teams played shutout ball until the bottom of the ninth...
Sikeston keeps slim hopes alive, beats Perryville in eight innings (09/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Their best chance to put the game away slipped right through Sikeston's fingers an inning before. When put in a similar situation, Sikeston head coach Eric Voorhees planned for a better attack. Hanna Placek made sure it worked this time...
September 3, 2014 Scoreboard (09/03/14)
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High school roundup: Notre Dame softball wins in nine innings (09/03/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Saxony Lutheran softball team use two big innings to roll past Jackson 9-0 in first meeting (09/03/14)
As they stood in the dugout following Tuesday's game against Jackson, smiles radiated from the face of each Saxony Lutheran softball player. In 10 years since the softball program was launched, the Crusaders' varsity squad had never played the Indians...
High school roundup: Notre Dame softball wins in nine innings (09/03/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
September 2, 2014 Scoreboard (09/02/14)
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High school roundup: Leopold volleyball team claims Woodland Invitational title (08/30/14)
The top-seeded Leopold volleyball team staved off a scare from the No. 2 Advance squad to capture the championship of the Woodland Invitational Tournament in a three-set thriller won by the Wildcats 25-15, 28-30, 25-21 on Friday night. Senior standout Caitlin Petty had a big night for the Wildcats with 10 kills, 18 assists, six blocks and five digs. ...
High school roundup: Jackson softball takes second at Cor Jesu tourney (08/31/14)
The Jackson softball team finished second in the Cor Jesu Academy Invitational Tournament following a 3-2 loss to Owasso, Oklahoma, in Saturday's championship game at the Kirkwood Athletics Complex in the suburban St. Louis area. Sicily Johnston took the loss in the circle for the Indians in the loss to the Rams...
High school roundup: Jackson softball takes second at Cor Jesu tourney (08/31/14)
The Jackson softball team finished second in the Cor Jesu Academy Invitational Tournament following a 3-2 loss to Owasso, Oklahoma, in Saturday's championship game at the Kirkwood Athletics Complex in the suburban St. Louis area. Sicily Johnston took the loss in the circle for the Indians in the loss to the Rams...
Sikeston softball run-rules Puxico (08/30/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Coming one hit short of the cycle, Sikeston freshman Kylie Noe's first home game with the Lady Bulldogs is likely one she won't soon forget. Playing the Puxico Lady Indians on Friday, Noe capped a three-hit performance with a two-run, walk-off shot over the centerfield fence to send her team home with a 17-0 mercy rule win in four innings...
August 30, 2014 Scoreboard (08/30/14)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston tennis earns first win, Portageville softball downs Cape Central (08/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston girls tennis team earned its first win Thursday after visiting Poplar Bluff 5-4. Ali Price, Peyton Henson, Brianna Basham and Emily Braden all scored singles wins while the tandem of Price and Hope Mannon held on for a doubles victory...
High school roundup: Semis set for Woodland volleyball tournament (08/29/14)
All the events reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday night.
August 29, 2014 Scoreboard (08/29/14)
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Faulty start dooms Sikeston softball team on the road against Poplar Bluff (08/29/14)
POPLAR BLUFF -- A pair of two-out errors dug the Sikeston Bulldogs a deeper hole Thursday. Poplar Bluff scored five first-inning runs -- four unearned -- and beat the error-prone Bulldogs 9-1. Sikeston committed five errors and had five hits at the plate...
High school roundup: Central softball team tops Perryville (08/28/14)
All the local high school events reported Wednesday to the Southeast Missourian.
August 27, 2014 Scoreboard (08/27/14)
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Kelly softball team opens season with 6-1 win over Red Devils (08/27/14)
Kelly softball team looks for another big season after reaching the Class 2 final four last year
Kelly softball team opens season with 6-1 win over Chaffee (08/27/14)
Junior Alexis Dock went the distance in the circle and finished with six strikeouts to lead Kelly to a 6-1 win over the host Chaffee Red Devils.
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs win softball opener, Sikeston JV football beats NMCC (08/26/14)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com BROSELEY -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs softball team swatted 16 hits and won it's season opener on the road at Twin Rivers 5-4. Madison Smith pitched the win giving up 10 hits, three earned runs and striking out five...
August 26, 2014 Scoreboard (08/26/14)
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Central softball team takea little time to avenge season-ending loss to Hillsboro (08/26/14)
CENTRAL OPENED its season with a 13-2 victory
August 25, 2014 Scoreboard (08/25/14)
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High school roundup: Perryville football starts season with win (08/23/14)
The Perryville football team opened its season with a home win over Sumner on Friday night. The Pirates, who led 7-0 at halftime, gained 107 yards passing and 90 yards rushing in the contest. Trevor Green threw two touchdown passes for Perryville and was intercepted once...
Oran, ace Jones back for more wins in 2014 softball season (08/22/14)
Eagles return top pitcher from district championship team
Oran, ace Jones back for more wins in 2014 softball season (08/22/14)
Eagles return top pitcher from district championship team
Softball preview: Lessons hopefully learned for Sikeston Lady Bulldogs (08/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- With just one senior on the team last year, Sikeston softball coach Eric Voorhees knew his team would experience a few growing pains. However, Voorhees has hopes that his team learned some lessons and will improve on last year's 6-16 record with eight of his nine starters returning this season...
Softball preview: Game remains the same for Lady Hawks softball team (08/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- After back-to-back runs to the Class 2 final four, expectations remain high as ever for the Kelly Lady Hawks entering the upcoming season. Returning 8 of 9 starters and supported by a healthy incoming class of freshman, the Lady Hawks will once again have their eyes set on securing the school's first state title since 2004...
Softball preview: Portageville eyeing district title (08/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- As the Portageville Lady Bulldogs enter their third season of playing fall softball their goal remains the same in capturing their first district title. "We'll be young, but we'll be very talented," Portageville head coach Billy Cook said. "We were kind of middle of the road last year (age wise) that was sophomore dominant. Our goal for this fall is going to be to win districts."...
Softball preview: Lessons hopefully learned for Sikeston Lady Bulldogs (08/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- With just one senior on the team last year, Sikeston softball coach Eric Voorhees knew his team would experience a few growing pains. However, Voorhees has hopes that his team learned some lessons and will improve on last year's 6-16 record with eight of his nine starters returning this season...
Softball preview: Portageville eyeing district title (08/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- As the Portageville Lady Bulldogs enter their third season of playing fall softball their goal remains the same in capturing their first district title. "We'll be young, but we'll be very talented," Portageville head coach Billy Cook said. "We were kind of middle of the road last year (age wise) that was sophomore dominant. Our goal for this fall is going to be to win districts."...
Softball preview: Oran hoping for playoff repeat with new faces (08/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Coming off a deep postseason run that had them just an out from a Class 1 final four berth, the Oran Lady Eagles will have to have some fresh faces step up in they want similar success in 2014. Boasting a much younger squad this time around, Lady Eagles head coach Jim Eftink hopes to use his squads tough regular season schedule to have them battle-tested come playoff time...
Fall sports practice in full swing (08/06/14)
Sikeston head coach Kent Gibbs (center) gives direction during practice Tuesday on the practice field at Sikeston Public Schools stadium. The Bulldogs, along with all other fall sports in the area, began practice this week in preparation for the fall sports season. Sikeston's first football game is at home Aug. 22 against Charleston. (Chris Pobst photo)...
Fall practice begins today for Missouri (08/04/14)
Softball tournaments take over Sikeston (07/12/14)
Top area athletes honored at Semoball Awards (06/22/14)
More than 150 high school athletes from Southeast Missouri were recognized Saturday at the inaugural Semoball Awards at the Show Me Center. Nineteen individuals were named the Player of the Year in their respective sports, and two-time ESPY award-winning athlete and the first quadruple amputee to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, Kyle Maynard, spoke at the event...
SCAA all-conference softball, baseball awards released (05/31/14)
The 2014 SCAA all-conference high schoo baseball and softball awards were recently released. Bernie's Tori Lowery was selected as the SCAA Player of the Year in softball. Bloomfield's Tim Fox and Bernie's Josh Stevens were selected as SCAA Players of the Year in baseball...
SCAA all-conference softball, baseball awards released (05/31/14)
The 2014 SCAA all-conference high schoo baseball and softball awards were recently released. Bernie's Tori Lowery was selected as the SCAA Player of the Year in softball. Bloomfield's Tim Fox and Bernie's Josh Stevens were selected as SCAA Players of the Year in baseball...
Bootheel Conference honors its top softball players (05/24/14)
Coming off of what might be the most memorable season in its history, the Bootheel Conference recently announced its all-conference softball team. State champion Kennett led the way with four first-team selections, including Player of the Year Kelsey Washburn. She was joined by teammates Shayla Jansson, Hannah Criswell and Logan Vaughan on the first team, while head coach Kevin McCaig was named the conference's Coach of the Year...
A win for the history books: Lady Tribe rolls past Crest Ridge for state softball championship (05/20/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Start spreading the news: the Kennett Lady Indians softball team reigns across the diamonds of Missouri. After having to score three runs in the final two innings to win Friday's semifinal contest, the Lady Tribe scored three runs in the top of the first inning Saturday afternoon and never looked back on the way to a 15-5 victory over the Crest Ridge Lady Cougars in the MSHSAA Class 1 spring softball state championship game...
A win for the history books: Lady Tribe rolls past Crest Ridge for state softball championship (05/20/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Start spreading the news: the Kennett Lady Indians softball team reigns across the diamonds of Missouri. After having to score three runs in the final two innings to win Friday's semifinal contest, the Lady Tribe scored three runs in the top of the first inning Saturday afternoon and never looked back on the way to a 15-5 victory over the Crest Ridge Lady Cougars in the MSHSAA Class 1 spring softball state championship game...
Scott City softball team claims third place in Class 1 (05/18/14)
The Scott City softball team defeated Mt. Vernon 10-6 to claim third place in Class 1
Rams recover to place third (05/18/14)
The Scott City softball team defeated Mt. Vernon 10-6 to claim third place in Class 1
PREP ROUNDUP: Red Devils fall in final tune-up (05/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Getting one final regular season contest in before districts, the Chaffee Red Devils fell to host Notre Dame on Friday 7-2. A two-run rally in the bottom of the first put the Bulldogs on top for good and a two-run fifth gave them a 4-0 advantage. One final three-run outburst in the sixth gave them their biggest lead of the night, 7-0, before the Red Devils got on the board with two runs in the seventh...
One win away: Late rally sends Lady Tribe to state title game (05/17/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Kennett Lady Indians' third baseman Kelsey Washburn might have said it best -- when little things connect, they turn into big things. In Friday's MSHSAA Class 1 state softball semifinal, those little things connecting turned into a go-ahead, two-run rally in the top of the sixth inning that lifted the Lady Tribe past the Scott City Lady Rams 4-1 and into this afternoon's state championship game at Rains Field...
One win away: Late rally sends Lady Tribe to state title game (05/17/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Kennett Lady Indians' third baseman Kelsey Washburn might have said it best -- when little things connect, they turn into big things. In Friday's MSHSAA Class 1 state softball semifinal, those little things connecting turned into a go-ahead, two-run rally in the top of the sixth inning that lifted the Lady Tribe past the Scott City Lady Rams 4-1 and into this afternoon's state championship game at Rains Field...
Scott City softball falls in state semifinal (05/16/14)
The Scott City softball team lost 4-1 to Kennett in a state semifinal Friday.
Scott City faces Kennett in Class 1 spring softball semifinals (05/16/14)
~The Rams' top pitcher missed the first encounter in March When Scott City meets Kennett in today's spring softball Class 1 state semifinal at Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, the Rams will be hoping for a different result than the first time the teams met...
Lady Tribe two wins away from history (05/16/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians find themselves just two wins away from making history on the softball diamond at Rains Field in Poplar Bluff. However, they will have to get past Scott City first. The Lady Indians could become the first girls athletic team in Kennett High School history to win a state championship with two wins at the MSHSAA State Softball Championships -- and just the fourth Kennett team to win a state title -- when they begin play today at 5 p.m. ...
Scott City softball falls in state semifinal (05/16/14)
The Scott City softball team lost 4-1 to Kennett in a state semifinal Friday.
Scott City faces Kennett in Class 1 spring softball semifinals (05/16/14)
The Rams' top pitcher missed the first encounter in March By SCOTT ROSCOVIUS Special to the Southeast Missourian When Scott City meets Kennett in today's spring softball Class 1 state semifinal at Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, the Rams will be hoping for a different result than the first time the teams met...
Lady Tribe two wins away from history (05/16/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians find themselves just two wins away from making history on the softball diamond at Rains Field in Poplar Bluff. However, they will have to get past Scott City first. The Lady Indians could become the first girls athletic team in Kennett High School history to win a state championship with two wins at the MSHSAA State Softball Championships -- and just the fourth Kennett team to win a state title -- when they begin play today at 5 p.m. ...
Berry named Tri-County Conference Player of the Year (05/16/14)
Fresh off of a Tri-County Conference Tournament championship, the Gideon Lady Bulldogs received some nice honors from the conference. Pitcher Breanna Berry was named the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year, while head coach Craig Earnheart was named the conference's Coach of the Year after leading the Lady Bulldogs past North Pemiscot in the tournament championship game...
Dexter athletes honored at Spring Sports Program (05/16/14)
Dexter High School honored its high school baseball, softball, golf, boys tennis and track athletes Thursday night at its Spring Sports Program. Dexter Bearcat Booster Club scholarships were presented to Kendra Stevenson and Jacob Robinson. Ethan Stevens received the Season Medalist Award in boys golf...
New coaches, new heights for Scott City softball team (05/15/14)
First-year softball coach Kaitlin Zink and long-time Scott City coach in multiple sports Lance Amick have combined to lead the Rams to their first final four.
New coaches, new heights for Scott City softball team (05/15/14)
First-year softball coach Kaitlin Zink and long-time Scott City coach in multiple sports Lance Amick have combined to lead the Rams to their first final four.
Seniors lead Lady Tribe in state quest (05/14/14)
During their quest for a state championship on the softball field this spring, the Kennett Lady Indians have looked to a quartet of seniors for pitching, hitting and leadership along the way. Seniors Shayla Jansson, Kelsey Lawrence, Kacy Oldsen and Kelsey Washburn have been with the program throughout high school and throughout head coach Kevin McCaig's entire tenure at the helm of Kennett softball...
Seniors lead Lady Tribe in state quest (05/14/14)
During their quest for a state championship on the softball field this spring, the Kennett Lady Indians have looked to a quartet of seniors for pitching, hitting and leadership along the way. Seniors Shayla Jansson, Kelsey Lawrence, Kacy Oldsen and Kelsey Washburn have been with the program throughout high school and throughout head coach Kevin McCaig's entire tenure at the helm of Kennett softball...
Scott City softball team advances to final four (05/08/14)
The Rams defeated West County 5-3 on Thursday to advance to the inaugural spring softball final four in Missouri.
Bernie drops softball quarterfinal to high-powered Kennett offense 16-1 (05/08/14)
BERNIE, Mo. - The Kennett Indians entered Thursday afternoon's state quarterfinal softball contest determined to wait on their pitch after struggling to score in the early innings of their 10-0 state sectional victory against North Pemiscot Monday. "Last game we jumped for the ball and hit on pitcher's counts," Kennett No. ...
Lady Tribe punches ticket to state tourney (05/09/14)
BERNIE, Mo. -- The Kennett Lady Indians entered Thursday afternoon's state quarterfinal softball contest determined to wait on their pitch after struggling to score in the early innings of their state sectional victory against North Pemiscot Monday...
Lady Tribe punches ticket to state tourney (05/09/14)
BERNIE, Mo. -- The Kennett Lady Indians entered Thursday afternoon's state quarterfinal softball contest determined to wait on their pitch after struggling to score in the early innings of their state sectional victory against North Pemiscot Monday...
Bernie drops softball quarterfinal to high-powered Kennett offense 16-1 (05/08/14)
BERNIE, Mo. - The Kennett Indians entered Thursday afternoon's state quarterfinal softball contest determined to wait on their pitch after struggling to score in the early innings of their 10-0 state sectional victory against North Pemiscot Monday. "Last game we jumped for the ball and hit on pitcher's counts," Kennett No. ...
Scott City softball team advances to final four (05/08/14)
The Rams defeated West County 5-3 on Thursday to advance to the inaugural spring softball final four in Missouri.
Lady Tribe heads to Bernie with trip to state on the line (05/07/14)
With the Kennett Lady Indians just one win away from making to the MSHSAA Class 1 state softball semifinals, they might be doing a lot of things -- but one of them is not looking past their next opponent. Kennett (22-2) will head up Highway 25 on Thursday afternoon to take on the Bernie Lady Mules in a state quarterfinal contest with a chance to make the state's top four teams in spring high school softball...
Lady Tribe heads to Bernie with trip to state on the line (05/07/14)
With the Kennett Lady Indians just one win away from making to the MSHSAA Class 1 state softball semifinals, they might be doing a lot of things -- but one of them is not looking past their next opponent. Kennett (22-2) will head up Highway 25 on Thursday afternoon to take on the Bernie Lady Mules in a state quarterfinal contest with a chance to make the state's top four teams in spring high school softball...
Scott City rides nine-run fifth into Class 1 softball quarterfinals (05/06/14)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- First-year Scott City softball coach Kaitlin Zink didn't have to say too much to her players when they were trailing by two runs in the fifth inning of their Class 1 sectional game against Leopold on Monday. But somebody else in the dugout did, and what followed was a nine-run inning for the Rams that led to a 12-5 victory over the Wildcats...
Submitted photo: Zalma's Emily Davis signs to play softball for MAC (05/06/14)
Zalma senior Emily Davis recently signed a letter of intent to play college softball at Mineral Area College in Park Hills, Mo.
Submitted photo: Zalma's Emily Davis signs to play softball for MAC (05/06/14)
Zalma senior Emily Davis recently signed a letter of intent to play college softball at Mineral Area College in Park Hills, Mo.
Lady Tribe moves into final eight (05/06/14)
It took the Kennett Lady Indians a few innings to get their offense warmed up, but when they did, it was lights out. The Lady Tribe snapped a scoreless tie in the bottom of the fourth inning with a six-run rally, then added four more in the bottom of the sixth to take a 10-0 win over the North Pemiscot Mustangs in a MSHSAA Class 1 sectional at Indian Park...
Scott City rides nine-run fifth into Class 1 softball quarterfinals (05/06/14)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- First-year Scott City softball coach Kaitlin Zink didn't have to say too much to her players when they were trailing by two runs in the fifth inning of their Class 1 sectional game against Leopold on Monday. But somebody else in the dugout did, and what followed was a nine-run inning for the Rams that led to a 12-5 victory over the Wildcats...
Bernie softball team advances to state quarterfinals with 6-5 state sectional victory against Malden (05/06/14)
BERNIE, Mo. - Bernie Mules softball coach Brad Botsch liked his team's chances of securing a walk-off win heading to the bottom of the seventh inning after the Malden Green Wave scored a run in the top of the seventh frame to tie things up at 5-5. "We hoped to win it in the top of the seventh, but that didn't happen," Botsch said. "We had the 3-4-5 hitters coming up and I knew we had a really good shot of getting it done."...
Bernie softball team advances to state quarterfinals with 6-5 state sectional victory against Malden (05/05/14)
BERNIE, Mo. - Bernie Mules softball coach Brad Botsch liked his team's chances of securing a walk-off win heading to the bottom of the seventh inning after the Malden Green Wave scored a run in the top of the seventh frame to tie things up at 5-5. "We hoped to win it in the top of the seventh, but that didn't happen," Botsch said. "We had the 3-4-5 hitters coming up and I knew we had a really good shot of getting it done."...
May 5, 2014 Scoreboard (05/05/14)
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Leopold softball team claims first district title (05/04/14)
OAK RIDGE, Missouri -- Lexi Vandeven was not happy. In Leopold's Class 1 District 6 softball victory over Meadow Heights on Thursday, Vandeven, Leopold's starting pitcher, allowed just three hits but walked six batters -- including walking the bases loaded in one inning -- and was generally disappointed with her performance despite the Wildcats' big victory...
Leopold softball team claims first district title with win over Woodland (05/03/14)
The Wildcats defeated the Cardinals 9-5 on Friday at Oak Ridge High School.
North Pem holds off South Pem for district softball title (05/03/14)
STEELE, Mo. -- With the South Pemiscot Lady Bulldogs nipping at their heels in the final inning of the MSHSAA Class 1, District 1 championship softball game, the North Pemiscot Mustangs showed the resolve they needed to show to bring home a district title...
Triumphant Farewell: Dexter softball team ends season with 10-0 win against Caruthersville (05/03/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter-Caruthersville softball game is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats high school softball team sent seniors Ashley Brown, Kendra Stevenson and Brittany Bryant out in style Friday afternoon with a 10-0 six-inning victory against the Caruthersville Tigers...
North Pem holds off South Pem for district softball title (05/03/14)
STEELE, Mo. -- With the South Pemiscot Lady Bulldogs nipping at their heels in the final inning of the MSHSAA Class 1, District 1 championship softball game, the North Pemiscot Mustangs showed the resolve they needed to show to bring home a district title...
Triumphant Farewell: Dexter softball team ends season with 10-0 win against Caruthersville (05/03/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter-Caruthersville softball game is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats high school softball team sent seniors Ashley Brown, Kendra Stevenson and Brittany Bryant out in style Friday afternoon with a 10-0 six-inning victory against the Caruthersville Tigers...
Softball sectionals take place Monday (05/03/14)
16 teams begin play in high school softball sectionals Monday in Missouri. On the east side of the state Kennett will host North Pemiscot at 4:30 p.m., Bernie will host Malden at 4 p.m., Leopold will host Scott City (TBA) and Clearwater will host West County at 4:30 p.m. On the west side of the state Forsyth will host Galena at 6 p.m., Osceola will host Mt. Vernon at 5:30 p.m., Crest Ridge will host Green Ridge at 5 p.m. and Santa Fe will host Lone Jack at 6 p.m...
Dexter's Brown signs to play softball and volleyball at Crowley's Ridge College (05/02/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - Dexter senior Ashley Brown will receive a rare opportunity to play two sports at the collegiate level next season. Brown signed her letter of intent Friday at the Bearcat Event Center to play college softball and volleyball at Crowley's Ridge College in Paragould, Ark...
Dexter's Brown signs to play softball and volleyball at Crowley's Ridge College (05/03/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - Dexter senior Ashley Brown will receive a rare opportunity to play two sports at the collegiate level next season. Brown signed her letter of intent Friday at the Bearcat Event Center to play college softball and volleyball at Crowley's Ridge College in Paragould, Ark...
May 2, 2014 Scoreboard (05/02/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Lady Tribe makes history: Kennett sprints past Lady Lions for first district softball title (05/02/14)
The day that Kennett Lady Indians softball program has waited a long, long time for finally arrived Thursday. The Lady Tribe scored 12 runs in the bottom of the first inning and never looked back as they rolled to a 19-2 victory over the Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions in the championship game of the Class 1, District 2 Tournament at Indian Park...
Lady Lions roll past Holcomb into final (05/02/14)
Mike Buhler Daily Dunklin Democrat It is hard to beat a softball team three times in one season. The Holcomb Lady Hornets were reminded of that Wednesday afternoon, as the Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions avenged a pair of losses to Holcomb with a 15-5 victory in the semifinals of the Class 1, District 2 Tournament at Indian Park...
Lady Tribe makes history: Kennett sprints past Lady Lions for first district softball title (05/02/14)
The day that Kennett Lady Indians softball program has waited a long, long time for finally arrived Thursday. The Lady Tribe scored 12 runs in the bottom of the first inning and never looked back as they rolled to a 19-2 victory over the Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions in the championship game of the Class 1, District 2 Tournament at Indian Park...
Lady Lions roll past Holcomb into final (05/02/14)
Mike Buhler Daily Dunklin Democrat It is hard to beat a softball team three times in one season. The Holcomb Lady Hornets were reminded of that Wednesday afternoon, as the Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions avenged a pair of losses to Holcomb with a 15-5 victory in the semifinals of the Class 1, District 2 Tournament at Indian Park...
Leopold softball shakes off rust, reaches district championship game (05/02/14)
By SCOTT ROSCOVIUS Special to the Missourian OAK RIDGE -- For a team that hadn't played a game in more than a week, the Leopold softball team looked ready. As in district-championship ready -- which is what the Wildcats will play for today...
Woodland shakes Oak Ridge to reach district softball final (05/02/14)
OAK RIDGE -- When the dust settled, there were 30 runs scored, 19 hits, 16, walks, 14 stolen bases, 13 wild pitches and seven errors. The result was a wild and wacky 20-10 Woodland victory over host Oak Ridge in a Class 1 District 6 semifinal Thursday evening...
Scott City softball team claims first district title (05/01/14)
Becky Burger pitched a three-hit, 12-strikeout gem in leading Scott City to a 9-0 victory over Advance in the Class 1 District 5 title game.
Lead slips away from NMCC during district semifinal (05/01/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- After years of longing for a spring playoff system, New Madrid County Central's first trip to the postseason ended as soon as it began. Taking on fourth-seeded Gideon in the Class 1, District 3 tournament semifinals on Wednesday, the top-seeded Lady Eagles watched a one-time, five-run lead slip away as the Lady Bulldogs pulled off the upset, 9-8...
May 1, 2014 Scoreboard (05/01/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Scott City softball team claims first district title (05/01/14)
Becky Burger pitched a three-hit, 12-strikeout gem in leading Scott City to a 9-0 victory over Advance in the Class 1 District 5 title game.
Bernie secures first district softball title with 8-5 extra-inning win against Dexter (05/01/14)
Note: A photo gallery of Tuesday's district tournament action is available at this link: View Photos Here BERNIE, Mo. - The first district softball championship game in school history for the second-seeded Bernie Mules and top-seeded Dexter Bearcats turned out to be one for the ages Tuesday night at Bernie High School...
Advance softball team quiets Charleston comeback to reach district final (04/30/14)
SCOTT CITY -- The Advance softball team was supposed to build an early lead and cruise into today's Class 1 District 5 spring softball championship. Except somebody forgot to tell that to Charleston...
Bernie secures first district softball title with 8-5 extra-inning win against Dexter (04/30/14)
Note: A photo gallery of Tuesday's district tournament action is available at this link: View Photos Here BERNIE, Mo. - The first district softball championship game in school history for the second-seeded Bernie Mules and top-seeded Dexter Bearcats turned out to be one for the ages Tuesday night at Bernie High School...
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs fall 3-2 in second OT to Perryville (04/30/14)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com PERRYVILLE -- Watching a lead slip away late in regulation, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs fell 3-2 to host Perryville in double overtime on Tuesday. The two went into the half knotted at 1-1 thanks to a goal from Torrie Helms, off an assist from Claudea Kuykendall...
Scott City blasts SCC in district semifinal (04/30/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SCOTT CITY -- In their first season making the jump from fall to spring, the Scott City Lady Rams opened up the postseason with a bang. Combining for 10 hits, top-seeded Scott City hammered fourth-seeded Scott County Central 18-0 in the Class 1, District 5 Tournament semifinals...
Advance softball team quiets Charleston comeback to reach district final (04/30/14)
By SCOTT ROSCOVIUS Special to the Missourian SCOTT CITY -- The Advance softball team was supposed to build an early lead and cruise into today's Class 1 District 5 spring softball championship. Except somebody forgot to tell that to Charleston...
Scott City softball breezes past SCC in district semifinals (04/30/14)
SCOTT CITY -- If coaches want their teams peaking at tournament time, Scott City softball coach Kaitlin Zink must feel pretty good about her squad. The host Rams coupled 10 hits with 10 walks in racing past Scott Country Central 18-0 in a Class 1 District 5 semifinal Tuesday afternoon...
April 29, 2014 Scoreboard (04/29/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Gideon downs North Pemiscot for Tri-County softball title (04/29/14)
GIDEON, Mo. -- There is little doubt that the most important position in high school softball is that of the pitcher. Just ask the Gideon Lady Bulldogs, who got a pair of outstanding pitching performances from Breanna Berry to win the Tri-County Tournament on Saturday...
Third time a charm for Lady Tribe (04/29/14)
MALDEN, Mo. -- Granted, it's cliché, but the third time definitely was a charm for the Kennett Lady Indians softball team. In a season where the Lady Tribe has made a reputation for offensive firepower, the team arguably played its best game of the season in a 1-0 victory over the Portageville Lady Bulldogs in the championship game of the Bootheel Conference Tournament here Saturday...
Third time a charm for Lady Tribe (04/29/14)
MALDEN, Mo. -- Granted, it's cliché, but the third time definitely was a charm for the Kennett Lady Indians softball team. In a season where the Lady Tribe has made a reputation for offensive firepower, the team arguably played its best game of the season in a 1-0 victory over the Portageville Lady Bulldogs in the championship game of the Bootheel Conference Tournament here Saturday...
Gideon downs North Pemiscot for Tri-County softball title (04/29/14)
GIDEON, Mo. -- There is little doubt that the most important position in high school softball is that of the pitcher. Just ask the Gideon Lady Bulldogs, who got a pair of outstanding pitching performances from Breanna Berry to win the Tri-County Tournament on Saturday...
High school roundup: Scott City softball caps regular season with a victory (04/27/14)
All the local high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
Lady Rebels head to Tri-County semifinals after routing Clarkton (04/26/14)
GIDEON, Mo. -- The Southland Lady Rebels lived up to their second seed at the Tri-County Conference softball tournament, scoring seven runs each in the first two innings to roll to a 16-0, three-inning win over the seventh-seeded Clarkton Lady Reindeer here Friday evening...
Lady Tribe dominates South Pem (04/26/14)
In a season full of fast starts and explosive scoring for the Kennett Lady Indians softball team, Friday's performance was the best yet. The Lady Tribe scored 20 runs in the bottom of the first inning -- that's right, 20 runs in one inning -- and tied its season high for runs scored in a 26-1, three-inning victory over the South Pemiscot Lady Bulldogs in the first round of the Bootheel Conference Tournament at Indian Park Friday afternoon...
Holcomb rallies past Lady Lions into semis (04/26/14)
Two days after a pulling off an improbable rally to take a win over the Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions, the Holcomb Lady Hornets did it again. The Lady Hornets rallied from three runs down in the bottom of the seventh inning to pull out a 5-4 win against Senath-Hornersville in the first round of the Bootheel Conference Tournament Friday evening at Indian Park...
Lady Rebels head to Tri-County semifinals after routing Clarkton (04/26/14)
GIDEON, Mo. -- The Southland Lady Rebels lived up to their second seed at the Tri-County Conference softball tournament, scoring seven runs each in the first two innings to roll to a 16-0, three-inning win over the seventh-seeded Clarkton Lady Reindeer here Friday evening...
Twin Rivers overtakes Bernie softball team in 7th inning 8-7 (04/26/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Bernie-Twin Rivers softball game is available at this link: Photos Here BERNIE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules softball team overcame a one-run deficit twice and a two-run deficit once but came up just shy in its bid to knock off the Twin Rivers Royals Friday afternoon...
Twin Rivers overtakes Bernie softball team in 7th inning 8-7 (04/26/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Bernie-Twin Rivers softball game is available at this link: Photos Here BERNIE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules softball team overcame a one-run deficit twice and a two-run deficit once but came up just shy in its bid to knock off the Twin Rivers Royals Friday afternoon...
Lady Tribe dominates South Pem (04/26/14)
In a season full of fast starts and explosive scoring for the Kennett Lady Indians softball team, Friday's performance was the best yet. The Lady Tribe scored 20 runs in the bottom of the first inning -- that's right, 20 runs in one inning -- and tied its season high for runs scored in a 26-1, three-inning victory over the South Pemiscot Lady Bulldogs in the first round of the Bootheel Conference Tournament at Indian Park Friday afternoon...
Lady Rebels get big win over Senath-Hornersville (04/25/14)
ARBYRD, Mo. -- The Southland Lady Rebels rallied from a seven-run deficit in the final 2 1/2 innings to pull out a thrilling 10-9 win over the Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions here Thursday in the last softball game before conference and district tournaments for both teams...
Lady Tribe rolls into postseason (04/25/14)
With the Bootheel Conference Tournament kicking off this afternoon and the Class 1, District 2 Tournament following next week, the Kennett Lady Indians softball team needed a big win to get some momentum for both tournaments. Mission accomplished. The Lady Tribe scored two or more runs three times on Thursday and once again got great pitching to roll to a 10-0, five-inning win against the South Pemiscot Lady Bulldogs in a Bootheel Conference contest Thursday at Indian Park...
Lady Rebels get big win over Senath-Hornersville (04/25/14)
ARBYRD, Mo. -- The Southland Lady Rebels rallied from a seven-run deficit in the final 2 1/2 innings to pull out a thrilling 10-9 win over the Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions here Thursday in the last softball game before conference and district tournaments for both teams...
Lady Tribe rolls into postseason (04/25/14)
With the Bootheel Conference Tournament kicking off this afternoon and the Class 1, District 2 Tournament following next week, the Kennett Lady Indians softball team needed a big win to get some momentum for both tournaments. Mission accomplished. The Lady Tribe scored two or more runs three times on Thursday and once again got great pitching to roll to a 10-0, five-inning win against the South Pemiscot Lady Bulldogs in a Bootheel Conference contest Thursday at Indian Park...
NMCC softball wraps up third-straight win, breezes by Dexter (04/24/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- Combining for nine hits at the plate while getting seven solid innings from starting pitcher Alexa Garner, New Madrid County Central downed Dexter 11-2 on Wednesday for their third straight win. "We found out today we're the number one seed in the district and I thought they played like it," Lady Eagles' head coach Steve Rogers said. "We got in a couple jams and got out of them with minimal damage...
April 24, 2014 Scoreboard (04/24/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Chaffee baseball rolls on with win over Charleston (04/24/14)
Chaffee's Layton Tenkhoff had two hits, including a triple, to help his own cause in a 8-2 win over Charleston at home on Wednesday. Tenkhoff went the distance for the Red Devils (14-1). He gave up two earned runs on 12 hits and had nine strikeouts...
Washburn, Lady Tribe slam Malden (04/23/14)
In a senior year filled with many memorable games, Kelsey Washburn might have just had her most memorable yet. The Kennett Lady Indians senior blasted two runs -- including a walkoff grand slam -- and drove in eight runs on the day as the Lady Tribe routed the Malden Lady Wave 18-0 in four innings at Indian Park on Tuesday afternoon...
Lions pick up win against Malden at AutoZone Park (04/23/14)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Senath-Hornersville Lions baseball team got another strong pitching performance from Brady Bibbs and got a solid performance from its offense on the way to a 5-1 win over the Malden Green Wave here at AutoZone Park on Tuesday afternoon...
Lady Rebels roll to Tri-County win over Delta C7 (04/23/14)
DEERING, Mo. -- Kayelynn Walker recorded 13 strikeouts and the Southland Lady Rebels' offense gave her all the support she would need on the way to a 13-1 win over the Delta C7 Lady Chargers in a Tri-County Conference softball game here Tuesday afternoon...
High school roundup: Advance wins SCAA softball tourney (04/23/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.