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Familiar faces headline announcement of Semoball Award winter sport finalists (04/09/16)
Saxony Lutheran's Brianna Mueller is no stranger to the Semoball Awards. She is the reigning Girls Basketball Player of the Year and Female Athlete of the Year. On Saturday it was officially announced that she'll get a chance to repeat at least one of those titles, as she is among 10 nominees for the 2016 Semoball Awards' Girls Basketball Player of the Year...
Britt Harris represents Kennett wrestling at second straight state tournament (02/24/16)
The Kennett High School wrestling team's second season ended much like the first. Senior Britt Harris won the Class 2 district tournament in the 195-pound weight class before making a strong showing at the state tournament in Columbia.
Wrestlers Stevens, Garner, Middleton and Smith take all-state honors (02/21/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com COLUMBIA, Mo. -- With a chance to finish as high as third place, four area wrestlers left Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo., with some hardware. Dexter's Ethan Stevens finished third in the Class 2, 182-pound weight division, Sikeston's Mitchell Garner (220) and New Madrid County Central's Rhiley Smith (132) both ended with fourth place and Sikeston's Garrett Middleton (132) finished sixth...
Three Jackson grapplers earn all-state honors in Class 4 (02/21/16)
The Jackson wrestling team fought back in the wrestleback rounds and finished with three all-state wrestlers in Class 4 at the Missouri Wrestling Championships on Saturday at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Missouri. Senior Jake Byrd led the way with a fourth-place finish at 126 pounds, senior Carson McCord placed fifth at 170 pounds, while junior Gus Guilliams finished sixth at 120...
Four area wrestlers guaranteed medals at state tournament (02/20/16)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- When Friday began seven area wrestlers were still in position to win a state championship after first round victories. None have a top finish in sights after the day ended, but there will be four all-state finishers from Sikeston, New Madrid County Central and Dexter...
Updated state wrestling results from Day 2 (02/19/16)
CLASS 1 New Madrid County Central 132 -- Rhiley Smith (44-7) First round: won decision over Bo Thomas (Blair Oaks) 9-6 Quarterfinals: won by pin over Alex Cupp (Marceline) 6:00 170 -- Terrez Taylor (37-8) First round: won decision over Lance Hymer (Seneca) 13-11...
Three Jackson wrestlers advance to state championship's final day (02/19/16)
Class 4 Championship Bracket Quarterfinals 120 Klayton Anderson (Batt) dec. Gus Guilliams (J) 6-0 126 Mike Brown (HO) pin Jake Byrd (J) :19 170 Montario Whiles (STAL) dec. Carson McCord (J) 5-4 Consolation Bracket Second Round 120 G. Guilliams (J) dec. Will Edgar (CBC) 2-1...
Sikeston, NMCC, Dexter send wrestlers into state quarterfinals (02/19/16)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Sikeston sent three of its nine state qualifiers into the quarterfinal round Thursday after the first round of the Class 3 Missouri wrestling state tournament at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. Garrett Middleton (132), Josh Stinnett (182) and Mitchell Garner (220) each won their first round matches by pin...
Jackson advances three wrestlers to Class 4 state quarterfinals (02/19/16)
Jackson advanced three wrestlers of its eight wrestlers into the quarterfinal round of the Class 4 competition at the Missouri Wrestling Championships on Thursday at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. Advancing were Gus Gulliams at 120 pounds with a 9-0 major decision over Austin Kolvek of Park Hill...
Updated: State wrestling first round results (02/18/16)
The 2016 state wrestling tournament begins today with first round action. Here are updated results so far. (Will be updated throughout the day)
Sikeston sending a school record nine wrestlers to state tournament (02/18/16)
"It's a really huge accomplishment. It's something that I'm proud to say I took part in."
2016 state wrestling qualifiers (02/18/16)
2016 state wrestling qualifiers
Jackson's Dickerson battled back from injury to become one of 11 area wrestlers headed to state (02/17/16)
Jackson coach Steve Wachter was exuberant after his team qualified eight wrestlers for the Missouri Wrestling Championships at last week's Class 4 District 1 meet. Among the most unlikely qualifiers was 220-pound junior Bryce Dickerson. It's not that Dickerson, who wrestled his freshman and sophomore seasons, was short on talent...
Sikeston sending nine wrestlers to state tournament, 12 other locals going (02/15/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- There will be 21 local wrestlers competing during this weekend's MSHSAA State Championships at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. Sikeston, who finished second as a team behind Farmington, led the pack with what is believed to be a state record nine wrestlers after the Class 3, District 1 tournament in Farmington, Mo., on Saturday...
Eleven area wrestlers advance to state championships (02/14/16)
The Missouri High School Activities Association held its district wrestling championships Friday and Saturday, with 11 local wrestlers earning trips to the MSHSAA State Championships in Columbia, Missouri, on Thursday through Friday. Jackson led the pack out of Class 4 District 1, with eight qualifiers earning a spot on the mats in the season's final event. Two of those will enter the championship tournament as district champion -- Gus Guilliams at 120 pounds and Carson McCord at 170 pounds...
PREP ROUNDUP: SCC rallies past Kelly, Sikeston girls win sixth straight (02/03/16)
BENTON, Mo. -- The Scott County Central Braves used a big fourth quarter to earn a 64-48 road win over Kelly Tuesday night. Kelly led at halftime 28-24 and the game was tied 37-37 after three quarters before Scott Central outscored the Hawks 27-11 in the final frame...
February 2, 2016 Scoreboard (02/02/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Perryville boys basketball team topples St. Vincent (01/31/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
PREP ROUNDUP: East Praire routs Delta, Caruthersville downs South Pemiscot (01/29/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com DELTA, Mo. (SMNS) -- Freshman Derez Tipler bucketed 17 points and was one of East Prairie's five players who finished in double digits in the Eagles' conference road rout over the Bobcats. Luke Marcum netted 15 points for East Prairie (10-9, 4-1 Scott-Mississippi Conference), which held a commanding 40-point lead at halftime. Dylan Lingle, Brett Ellis and Alex Cowgill added 12 points each for the Eagles...
Jackson wrestlers claim two wins to finish regular season unbeaten in duals (01/29/16)
The Jackson wrestling team picked up a pair of wins on the road in Poplar Bluff to finish its regular season undefeated Thursday. The Indians dominated the host Mules and won 66-12 in their first dual followed by a 45-21 victory over Dexter to wrap up their regular season with a flawless 11-0 record...
Kennett wrestling tops NMCC, 42-36 (01/27/16)
KENNETT, Mo. -- The Kennett High School wrestling team returned home from a strong SEMO Conference Tournament showing by winning a short home duel against New Madrid County Central (NMCC), 42-36.
January 26, 2016 Scoreboard (01/26/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Kennett wrestling hails improvement after SEMO Conference Tournament (01/25/16)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Kennett's high school wrestling team left the SEMO Conference Tournament with an 8th place team finished capped off by senior Britt Harris. Harris came close to claiming first place in the 195-pound weight class, but was forced to settle with a 3-1 overtime loss to Jackson's Zach Norrick.
Poplar Bluff wrestling places 5th in SEMO Conference (01/24/16)
Josh Lewis reached the championship match Saturday night.
Sikeston takes third, finishes with two champions at SEMO Conference wrestling tournament (01/23/16)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- The Sikeston wrestling team finished the SEMO Conference wrestling tournament with two individual champions and third place as a team Saturday at Cape Central High School in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Sikeston ended the two-day tournament with 260 points. Farmington broke Jackson's string of three straight team titles with 363 points. Jackson finished second with 356.5...
January 23, 2016 Scoreboard (01/23/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Jackson wrestling falls short of fourth straight SEMO Conference Tournament title (01/24/16)
There's a reason nobody has ever won four consecutive SEMO Conference Wrestling Tournament team titles -- it's hard. And there's a reason why Farmington is ranked among the best teams in the state -- it's good. Both hurdles turned out to be too much to overcome as Jackson failed in its bid to win a fourth straight team championship, finishing as runner-up, six and a half points back of Farmington, 363-356.5, in the SEMO Conference Wrestling Tournament Saturday at Cape Central High School...
Sikeston sending 12 to title bracket, Farmington edging Jackson for SEMO Conference Wrestling Tournament championship (01/22/16)
The annual tournament concludes Saturday at Cape Central High School where 14 individual champions will be crowned as well as an overall team champion.
PREP ROUNDUP: Bloomfield snaps slide, Garner eclipses 100 career wins (01/20/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- The Bloomfield Wildcats bounced back from its recent two-game slide with a lopsided 72-47 win over Bernie on Tuesday at home. Tim Hecter sank five three's and led Bloomfield (13-3) with 27 points. Noah Vandiver added 20...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston wrestlers finish fourth at 141 Rumble, Dexter girls rout Miller Career (01/18/16)
FENTON, Mo. -- The Sikeston wrestling team finished in fourth place during the 141 Rumble on Saturday at Rockwood Summit High School in Fenton, Mo. Sikeston, who had 10 of their 12 wrestlers place in the top eight, missed third place by a point and a half during the 12-team tournament...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston wrestling team goes 2-1 on the road, SCC and Oran to meet in Scott-Miss. finals (01/14/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com WINDSOR, Mo. -- The Sikeston wrestling team finished 2-1 on the road Wednesday during a quad taking down Windsor and Ste. Genevieve, but losing to Jackson. Sikeston defeated Ste. Genevieve 37-21 and Windsor 55-21. They fell to Jackson 54-18...
January 14, 2016 Scoreboard (01/14/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Kennett wrestling earns four individual medals at Park Hills tournament (01/14/16)
PARK HILLS -- Kennett's High School wrestling team enjoyed a strong showing at Saturday's individual tournament in Park Hills. Four athletes brought home medals from the competition: Britt Harris earned first place in the 195-pound weight class, Gunner Smith claimed second place in the 113-pound class, Heath McHaney earned third in the 160-pound class and Devonte Flakes finished third in the 220-pound class...
High school roundup: Jackson wrestling team improves to 9-0 on season (01/14/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
Sikeston's JV wrestling team gets three champs (01/10/16)
JACKSON, Mo. -- The Sikeston junior varsity wrestling team finished with three champions on Saturday during the Jackson JV tournament in Jackson, Mo. Sean Blanchfield (138), Trent Elliott (160) and Cameron Hayden (195) all won their weight class. Seth Blanchfield (195), Tyreke Jamison (220), Drew Rodgers (220), Zach Watkins (285), Landon Griggs (285) and David Rowland (285) each took second...
Stinnett reaches milestone in Sikeston wrestling team's dual road wins (01/07/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- The Sikeston wrestling team picked up two more wins on the road Wednesday at Poplar Bluff. The Bulldogs defeated Poplar Bluff 42-33 and Carterville, Ill., 73-6. "We wrestled very well tonight against a very much improved Poplar Bluff team," Sikeston coach Chris Lowe said. "Our kids wrestled aggressively and at a quick pace. We still have room for improvement and the boys are working very hard to improve everyday."...
January 7, 2016 Scoreboard (01/07/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
January 5, 2016 Scoreboard (01/05/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Stinnett, Wheatley take first, Sikeston wrestling team finishes second at Hillsboro Duals (12/30/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com HILLSBORO -- Josh Stinnett and Jordan Wheatley were champions in their weight class while the Sikeston wrestling team finished second at the Hillsboro Duals Tuesday at Hillsboro High School. Sikeston, who finished with an overall record of 8-1 and behind dual championship Ft. Zumwalt South, had five medalists overall...
Dexter wrestling team takes 8th at Tiger Classic (12/21/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter varsity wrestling team finished eighth overall at the 16-team Tiger Classic at Cape Central High School Saturday. Dexter calculated a team score of 181.5 at the two-day event. Jackson finished first with a 326.5, Northwest House Springs placed second with a 316.5, Sikeston placed third with a 217, Marquette place fourth with a 215.5, Poplar Bluff placed fifth with a 204, Union placed sixth with a 201.5, Rolla placed seventh with a 183.5, Christian County, Kentucky, placed ninth with a 178.5, Francis Howell North placed tenth with a 128, Carterville, Kentucky, placed eleventh with a 122, University City placed twelfth with a 111, New Madrid County Central placed thirteenth with a 85, Cape Central placed fourteenth with a 92, Park Hills Central placed fifteenth with a 90 and Sikeston junior varsity finished sixteenth with a 65.. ...
Jackson wrestling earns fourth straight Cape Central Tiger Classic title (12/19/15)
The event may have Cape Central's name on it, but it has become increasingly clear that, right now, Jackson holds ownership rights. Indian wrestling went on to its rival's floor Saturday and won the Cape Central Tiger Classic for a fourth straight year, scoring 326.5 points to hold off closest challenger Northwest House Springs (316.5) at Cape Central High School...
Stinnett takes first, Sikeston wrestling team finishes third at Tiger Classic (12/20/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Junior Josh Stinnett led Sikeston's wrestling team to its only individual championship Saturday during the Tiger Classic at Cape Central High School. Stinnett, wrestling at the 182-pound division, defeated Dexter's Ethan Stevens to win his class as the team finished third in the 16-team, two-day tournament...
December 19, 2015 Scoreboard (12/19/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
PREP ROUNDUP: East Prairie edges Oran, Sikeston wrestlers power through NMCC (12/16/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com The East Prairie Eagles squeaked out a 54-53 win over visiting Oran on Tuesday night. East Prairie (4-1) trailed by three entering the fourth quarter but outscored Oran 19-15 in the final quarter to get the win. Derez Tipler led East Prairie with 14 points while Cade Douglas added 11...
High school roundup: Saxony Lutheran boys basketball team improves to 6-0 (12/16/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
December 15, 2015 Scoreboard (12/15/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Sikeston wrestling team takes fourth at Farmington Duals (12/14/15)
FARMINGTON -- The Sikeston wrestling team finished fourth out of 10 teams during the Farmington Duals on Saturday. Sikeston went 3-2 in five matches beating Pacific, Warrenton and Hillsboro. They lost to Farmington and Christian Brothers, Ken. "We wrestled hard today and the boys fought through some tough adversity," Sikeston coach Chris Lowe said. ...
PREP ROUNDUP: Risco gets first conference win, Dexter girls take out Greene Co. (12/11/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- Drew Fortner scored a game-high 18 points as Risco held on to a 49-47 win over Delta C7 in its first conference game of the season. Risco (2-5, 1-0 Tri-County Conference) added 11 points from freshman Nathan Burnett...
Dexter wrestling team splits home opener (12/11/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity wrestling team improved to 5-5 after winning two of three matches this week. Dexter split its home opener Thursday night as it secured a 77-3 win against Notre Dame and suffered a 48-21 loss to Poplar Bluff...
High school roundup: Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team posts easy win over North County (12/11/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston wrestlers split home dual, Kelly and Puxico win at Lady Devils Invitational (12/10/15)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston wrestling team defeated Cape Central but lost to Carbondale, Ill., Wednesday during a home match. Results are as followed: Sikeston 54, Cape Central 18 106 -- Josh Righton (S) winner by forfeit 113 -- Conner Moore (Cape) winner by forfeit...
December 10, 2015 Scoreboard (12/10/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Kelly girls basketball team tops Delta, advances to Lady Devil Invitational semifinals (12/10/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
High school roundup: Zalma basketball team hands first loss to Greenville (12/09/15)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Kennett wrestling tops Poplar Bluff JV in home opener (12/08/15)
KENNETT -- The Kennett High School wrestling team enjoyed a strong showing against Poplar Bluff's JV team during the first home meet of the season Tuesday night.
Sikeston wrestling team wins home tournament for 2nd year (12/07/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- For the second straight year the Sikeston wrestling team won its own 12-team tournament Saturday at the Sikeston Field House going undefeated against five teams during the Sikeston Duals. Sikeston defeated Calloway County, Ken., Kennett, Marion Ill., Caldwell, Ken., and Poplar Bluff to give them the win...
High school roundup: Cape Central girls basketball team wins first game of season (12/06/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
Sikeston wrestling team sweeps Dexter, Notre Dame to open season (12/04/15)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston wrestling team got its season started in a big way Thursday with wins over both Dexter and Notre Dame at the Sikeston Field House in the tri-dual. "The boys wrestled well tonight as a whole," Sikeston coach Chris Lowe said. "We learned a lot about ourselves and discovered areas that need work. There were some very tough matches that we handled well at this early part of our season."...
High school roundup: Saxony Lutheran boys reach final of tournament (12/04/15)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Perryville boys reach semifinals of Woodland Tournament (12/02/15)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Kennett wrestling team preps for first match at NMCC (11/30/15)
KENNETT -- Kennett's high school wrestling team begins the second season in its history on Tuesday with hopes of expanding on the success of its inaugural campaign.
Sikeston wrestling team returns four state qualifiers (11/18/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- With four state qualifiers returning, the Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team is hoping to build off a stellar regular season campaign last season. The Bulldogs finished 14-4 in duals last season and sent seven of its wrestlers to the Class 3 state tournament -- a career high for third-year head coach Chris Lowe...
NMCC wrestling team looking to build off school's best playoff finish (11/18/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- After the best season in New Madrid County Central history, the Eagles can only hope that success breeds more. NMCC sent seven state qualifiers to the Class 1 state tournament last season and will return five of those for the upcoming season...
Kennett High School hosts Black and Gold wrestling scrimmage (11/16/15)
KENNETT - The second year of Kennett's high school wrestling program began with it's first ever Black and Gold scrimmage Monday evening. The event offered an early glimpse of a team that looks to build on the positives of their first season.
Central's Al Young, Saxony Lutheran's Brianna Mueller nab top honors at Semoball Awards (07/12/15)
More than 150 student-athletes from 57 high schools across the region gathered Saturday for the second annual Semoball Awards presented by SoutheastHEALTH.
Jackson's Reisenbichler claims national wrestling title (04/05/15)
Four-time all-state wrestler Jarret Reisenbichler is not content to bask in the glow of a decorated high school wrestling career as the sun sets on his senior year at Jackson High school. There are still matches to be won for Reisenbichler, who is making the most of the interlude between his recent third-place finish at the Missouri Wrestling Championships and embarking on a Division II college wrestling career at Notre Dame College in Cleveland, Ohio...
Britt Harris demonstrates potential of Kennett's high school wrestling program (02/27/15)
Hundreds of wrestlers recently filled Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo., all aiming for the top prize at the 85th MSHSAA Wrestling Championships. Some of them may have worked their entire lives to get there, but one of them did so with roughly four months under his belt.
Dexter's Ethan Stevens takes 4th at state wrestling tourney (02/23/15)
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Dexter junior Ethan Stevens finished fourth at the state wrestling tournament at Mizzou Arena in Columbia Saturday. Stevens lost by fall (1:12) to Reed Springs junior Broden Lemaster (38-3) in a championship quarterfinal Friday. Stevens followed with a win by decision (6-4) against Owensville senior Christopher Dolles (49-3) in a second-round wrestleback match Friday...
Three wrestlers earn medals at state wrestling meet (02/23/15)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com COLUMBIA -- Three local wrestlers left Mizzou Arena in Columbia with medals after the final day of the state wrestling tournament. Dexter's Ethan Stevens took fourth place while New Madrid County Central had two with Rhiley Smith and Terrez Taylor each finishing sixth...
Jackson's Reisenbichler earns all-state wrestling honors for fourth straight year (02/22/15)
Jarrett Reisenbichler closed his high school career Saturday with a distinction only one other Indian can boast in the decorated history of Jackson wrestling.
Stevens, Smith hang tough and advance to final day of state wrestling meet (02/21/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com COLUMBIA -- Out of the 11 local wrestlers to survive into the second day of the state wrestle championships, only two will be competing on Saturday in the medal round at Mizzou Arena in Columbia. Those two grapplers, New Madrid County Central's Rhiley Smith and Dexter's Ethan Stevens aren't out of the championship bracket, but both will medal by surviving to the final day of their respective tournaments...
Britt Harris makes presence known at state tournament (02/20/15)
Despite a relative lack of experience, Kennett's Britt Harris made a big dent in the state wrestling tournament on Thursday morning in Columbia, Mo. Dozens of wrestlers crowded the Mizzou arena for the MSHSAA state wrestling final. Harris became the first Kennett athlete to compete in the tournament, and he won his first match of the competition...
Jackson wrestlers survive first day of state tournament (02/20/15)
The Jackson wrestling team sent seven wrestlers to the Class 4 state tournament, and each wrestler remains in contention at the end of Thursday's action at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Missouri. Jarrett Reisenbichler (113) and Clayton Collier (152) are the Indians' two grapplers who remain in the championship bracket...
Dexter's Ethan Stevens wins opener at state wrestling tournament (02/19/15)
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Dexter junior Ethan Stevens remains in contention for a state championship following Day 1 action at the double-elimination state wrestling tournament at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. Stevens improved to 32-0 Thursday when he won his Round of 16 match of the 170-pound weight class by decision (8-3) against Savannah sophomore Jermiah Glise (35-13)...
Sikeston, NMCC and Dexter advance wrestlers in state tournament (02/19/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com COLUMBIA -- Four of Sikeston's seven wrestlers are still in the running for a medal after the first day of the Class 3 state wrestling tournament at Mizzou Arena in Columbia. Javeon Bonner (120), Courtney Hawkins (138), Josh Stinnett (182) and Mitchell Garner (220) each won their first round matches Thursday which moves them into the quarterfinals today...
Topping last season, Sikeston sending seven wrestlers to state meet (02/19/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Heading into the Class 3, District 1 tournament last weekend, Sikeston head wrestling coach Chris Lowe was optimistic his team could best last year's performance where they sent five grapplers on to state. Not only did they top last season's performance, but the Bulldogs will be sending seven wrestlers to state, a new high in Lowe's three years leading the program...
Battle-tested Jackson wrestlers head to state (02/19/15)
Jackson coach Steve Wachter has been involved with the Jackson Indians wrestling program for 33 years, but something about this year's team is unlike any other.
NMCC qualifies seven for state wrestling tournament (02/18/15)
11 Dexter wrestlers qualify for state tournament (02/17/15)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. - 11 Dexter wrestlers are state bound after placing in the top four of their respective weight class Saturday at the Class 2, District 1 wrestling tournament in Ste. Genevieve. Dexter's Seth Harris (30-11) placed third in the 106-pound weight class, Gaven White (24-12) placed fourth in the 126-pound weight class, Brandon Twomey (26-19) placed second in the 132-pound weight class, James Mullins (15-10) placed fourth in the 138-pound weight class, Seth Rush (24-13) placed third in the 145-pound weight class, Storm Massey (36-8) placed third in the 152-pound weight class, Dylan Bazarian (29-5) placed first in the 160-pound weight class, Michael Hurst (28-9) placed third in the 182-pound weight class, Jared Deal (33-10) placed first in the 220-pound weight class and Brandon Wick (22-22) placed second in the 285-pound weight class.. ...
Sikeston sending seven wrestlers to state meet (02/16/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- Seven Sikeston wrestlers will be heading to the Class 3 state meet after a district tournament weekend in Farmington. Sikeston also finished fourth as a team out of 15. Courtney Hawkins (138) was the lone district champion after a 13-3 major decision over Farmington's Camron Haines in the title match...
Britt Harris becomes first Kennett wrestler to earn trip to state (02/16/15)
The entire Kennett High School wrestling team made history over the weekend by competing at the Class 2, District 1 tournament in Ste. Genevieve, Mo. There, Britt Harris (above) became the school's first wrestler to qualify for the state tournament...
PREP ROUNDUP: All Sikeston grapplers still alive in district tournament (02/14/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- After the first day of the Class 3, District 1 Tournament in Farmington, all 12 Sikeston Bulldog wrestlers are standing tall with their chance to advance to state still in sight. Sikeston advanced six Bulldogs into the semifinals while the other six remain alive in wrestle backs...
Sikeston wrestling team gearing up for district tournament (02/13/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- After another strong regular season the Sikeston Bulldogs start a potential road to the Missouri state meet. The Class 3, District 1 wrestling tournament begins today at Farmington and the Bulldogs will look to build on last season's success where they sent five wrestlers on to the state tournament...
High school roundup: Woodland boys basketball team beats Advance in OT (02/11/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
Southeast Missourian fall signing period recap (02/05/15)
Chase Hagerty, Southeast Missouri State baseball Jaylen Flye-Sadler, Austin Peay State football Maggie Groshong, St. Charles CC softball Sarah Kitchen, Fontbonne softball Andre Statam, Jacksonville State basketball Trevor Morehead, Austin Peay State football...
High school roundup: Scott County Central boys basketball team hangs on to defeat Kelly (02/04/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
NMCC wrestling team takes first at Priory Invitational (02/01/15)
High school roundup: Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team wins 2OT thriller to remain unbeaten (02/01/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
High school roundup: Jackson wrestlers end regular season at 10-0 (01/30/15)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
January 29, 2015 Scoreboard (01/29/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Sikeston wrestlers sweep tri-dual on senior night (01/28/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Building on their fourth place finish at last weekend's SEMO Conference Tournament, the Sikeston Bulldog wrestling team celebrated senior night Tuesday with a sweep of visiting Hillsboro and Festus in a triangular dual...
Jackson wrestling team wins third consecutive conference title (01/24/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jackson's third consecutive SEMO Conference wrestling tournament title didn't come without a little drama.
Hawkins, Stevens claim SEMO Conference wrestling titles (01/24/15)
sports@standard-demcorat.com SIKESTON -- Courtney Hawkins wasn't expected to finish or even compete in the 138-pound title match. But entering the SEMO Conference wrestling tournament, Hawkins carried the confidence of a top seed. The Sikeston senior became the school's third SEMO Conference tournament champion in the last eight years after pinning New Madrid County Central's Garrett Manley Saturday at the Sikeston Field House...
Sikeston sending nine wrestlers into final bracket of SEMO Conference tournament (01/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston wrestling team is about where they expected to be after pool play of the SEMO Conference Tournament. They are sending nine wrestlers to the championship bracket and are 1.5 points behind in the team standings for third place...
High school roundup: Jackson boys handle Rebels with ease (01/23/15)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
Sikeston set to host SEMO Conference wrestling tournament (01/22/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- For the first time in over a decade the Sikeston Field House will be host to the SEMO Conference Tournament wrestling tournament when its kicks off Friday. With a home mat advantage this time around, the hosting Bulldogs hope to best their recent run of fourth place conference finishes against a tough field...
Dexter wins Owensville wrestling tournament (01/20/15)
OWENSVILLE, Mo. - The Dexter varsity wrestling team took home the top prize at the 14-team Owensville Tournament Saturday. Dexter calculated a first-place team score of 330.5. Host Owensville placed second with a team score of 214, Festus finished third with a 211.5, Park Hills finished fourth with a 187.0, Sullivan placed fifth with a 185.0, St. ...
High school roundup: Central boys basketball team defeats Carbondale (Ill.) (01/18/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
January 17, 2015 Scoreboard (01/17/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys basketball team extends winning streak to 9 games (01/16/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Jake Byrd (01/22/15)
Jackson junior Jake Byrd was the lone gold medalist for the Indians at Saturday's St. Charles West tournament. Byrd won the 126-pound division with a technical fall over Francis Howell sophomore Tyler McGhee in 3 minutes, 44 seconds. The Indians were short seven wrestlers but wound up finishing in seventh place...
Kennett hosts first wrestling meet in school history (01/15/15)
The Kennett Indians made more history on Thursday night, by hosting Dexter in the school's first-ever home wrestling meet.
January 15, 2015 Scoreboard (01/15/15)
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Sikeston wrestlers finish 2-1 at Jackson quad (01/15/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- The Sikeston wrestling team finished a four-team dual at Jackson High School with a 2-1 record. Sikeston's lone loss was to Jackson 57-6. The Bulldogs took down Ste. Genevieve 42-28 and Windsor 53-16. Mitchell Garner (220) gave Sikeston its only win against Jackson, who swept the meet, by pinning Jameson McCullough. Garner finished the night 2-1...
High school roundup: Jackson wrestling team dominates at home meet (01/15/15)
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NMCC wrestling team takes fourth at Park Hills Invitational (01/13/15)
PREP ROUNDUP: NMCC takes down Northwest, Bravettes fall to Portageville (01/10/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE CENTRAL -- Sophomore Javarcus Word scored a game-high 28 points during New Madrid County Central's 73-58 win over Northwest Academy from St. Louis Saturday at the Tiger Shootout at Cape Central High School. Seniors Willie Jimerson and Asten Newsom added 23 and 13 points...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston dominates at quad-meet, Bravettes advance (01/08/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com MARION, Ill. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs' wrestling team continued its recent hot streak on Wednesday with a sweep of the competition at a quad-meet in Marion, Ill. The Bulldogs took down Poplar Bluff 53-21, Carterville, Ill., 60-13 and host Marion County, Ill., 52-15...
Bulldog wrestling team sweeps home meet (01/07/15)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team picked up a pair of dominant wins against Kennett and Park Hills Central on Tuesday while hosting a tri-meet. Sikeston defeated the Indians 70-4 and the Rebels 58-13. Against Kennett, eight of their matches were won by pinfall while surrendering only one match...
High school roundup: Bernie boys basketball team follows up Christmas title with win over Oran (01/06/15)
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Sikeston wrestling team splits with Jefferson City and Fox (01/02/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ARNOLD -- The Sikeston wrestling team split a trial dual with Fox and Jefferson City on Tuesday at Fox High School. The Bulldogs defeated Fox 52-22 but fell to Jefferson City 66-4. "This was a very tough dual for us and the kids wrestled well," Sikeston wrestling coach Chris Lowe said. "We should have done better against Jefferson City, but they are a very tough team."...
High school roundup: Perryville boys basketball team upsets Crystal City in consolation semifinal (12/31/14)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs nab rare win over Notre Dame (12/23/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- For the first time in his coaching career at Sikeston, head coach Matt Schonhoff has topped Notre Dame. The fifth-year coach led his team to a resounding 56-34 win over Notre Dame during the third place game at the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau on Monday...
Garner takes first at Tiger Classic (12/22/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Sikeston junior Mitchell Garner took first place in the 220-pound weight division Saturday to cap a stellar finish for the Sikeston wrestling team. Garner topped Jackson's Jameson McCullough after a 10-8 decision. "Mitchell wrestled very tough and won in controlling fashion," Sikeston head coach Chris Lowe said...
Jackson wrestlers win third consecutive Tiger Classic (12/21/14)
There are several ways to assess the dominance of the Jackson wrestling team.
December 20, 2014 Scoreboard (12/20/14)
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Sikeston wrestling team sweeps NMCC and Kennett (12/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- In their final tune up before this weekend's Tiger Classic, the Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team picked up a pair of home wins Tuesday in a tri-meet with Kennett and New Madrid County Central. The Bulldogs cruised by the Indians 75-6 before closing out the night in convincing fashion, 52-15, against the Eagles...
December 16, 2014 Scoreboard (12/16/14)
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High school roundup: Cummins leads Oran girls to win (12/16/14)
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Dexter claims top prize at McCluer South-Berkeley Wrestling Invitational (12/16/14)
Ferguson, Mo. - The success continued for the Dexter Bearcats high school wrestling program in a big way Saturday. Dexter took home the top prize at the 13-team McCluer South-Berkeley Invitational in Ferguson, Mo. Dexter calculated a first-place team score of 332.5...
Sikeston grapplers take fourth place at 12-team duals at Farmington (12/15/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- The Sikeston wrestling team placed fourth in the 12-team Farmington Duals on Saturday at Farmington. Ste. Genevieve won the event followed by Farmington then Christian Brothers High School from Tenn., who won a tie-breaker against Sikeston for third...
December 15, 2014 Scoreboard (12/15/14)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston wrestlers split dual, Kelly advances to tourney final (12/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston wrestling team split a dual between Carbondale, Ill., and Cape Central Wednesday at Cape Central High School. Sikeston took down Cape Central 60-18 but fell to Carbondale 37-26. Robert Rodgers (170), Devin Cochran (182) and Gage Barber (220) all won both their matches...
December 11, 2014 Scoreboard (12/11/14)
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December 10, 2014 Scoreboard (12/10/14)
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High school roundup: Central swim team hosts Splash Out Cancer Meet (12/10/14)
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Dexter wrestlers win again (12/10/14)
Note: A photo gallery of Tuesday's action is available here: Wrestling Photos DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats high school wrestling program continued its early season dominance Tuesday night with a 55-15 victory against New Madrid County Central in its first home meet of the season...
December 9, 2014 Scoreboard (12/09/14)
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Dexter wrestling team sweeps Kentucky at Sikeston Invite (12/08/14)
The Dexter varsity wrestling team collected four wins against Kentucky programs at the Sikeston Invitational Saturday. Dexter blistered Caldwell County 55-14, beat Hopkinsville 54-22, outlasted McCracken County 51-23 and edged Calloway County 40-37...
Sikeston wrestlers sweep own 9-team dual tournament (12/08/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The first-ever Sikeston Duals took place Saturday at the Sikeston Field House and the Bulldogs wrestling team made the most of its new tournament. Sikeston won the Red pool going 4-0 and seven of its wrestlers remained undefeated on the season...
Dexter wrestling team earns split at first meet (12/06/14)
The Dexter varsity wrestling team opened its season Thursday night with a split in a road meet. Dexter beat Notre Dame 72-6 and lost to Sikeston 49-21. Dexter is back in action Dec. 6 when it competes in the Sikeston Invitational. Dexter also hosts NMCC and Carterville, Ill., Tuesday at 5 p.m...
High school roundup: Central boys basketball team takes Lutheran South tournament title (12/06/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
Kennett High School wrestling hails first win in school history (12/06/14)
On Tuesday, Kennett High School made history by winning it's very first wrestling match at a meet at New Madrid County Central. The Indians beat Notre Dame, before losing to New Madrid.
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston wrestling team sweeps Dexter, Notre Dame (12/05/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston wrestling team swept its dual match against Dexter and Notre Dame Thursday night at Notre Dame High School. Sikeston took down Dexter 49-21 and Notre Dame 80-0. Results from the Dexter match are as follows:...
December 4, 2014 Scoreboard (12/04/14)
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December 2, 2014 Scoreboard (12/02/14)
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Wrestling team joins new era of Kennett High School sports (11/28/14)
Days after wrapping up perhaps the most successful football season in recent history at Kennett High School, coaches Aaron Pixley and Arlen Pixley joined roughly 25 athletes inside the multi-purpose room at South Elementary for their first wrestling practice.
Dexter wrestlers in search of repeat success (11/25/14)
Dexter wrestling coach James Sneed hopes his program continues to make strides in the right direction after sending 10 wrestlers to state, graduate Trevor Waldner claiming the state title in the 138-pound weight class and the team finishing second in its Class 2 district last season...
Veteran Bulldogs wrestling team returns three state qualifiers for new season (11/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- After sending five grapplers to state and seeing several others come up just short last season, the Sikeston wrestling team hopes a beefed up schedule and solid core will continue to raise the bar for the program...
Advance Karate School offers more than a punch and kick (07/31/14)
"If you don't like something, change it. That's what I was always taught." Despite a busy schedule including two children, work, school, and a band, Kevin Palmer was sympathetic to friends' complaints regarding the lack of accessible and affordable activities for youth in Advance and decided to take matters into his own hands. ...
Arlen Pixley to join brother Aaron on Tribe coaching staff (05/23/14)
Arlen Pixley will be joining his brother at Kennett. The former New Madrid County Central head football and wrestling coach has accepted a position with Kennett as their new defensive coordinator, assistant wrestling and track coach. He will be alongside his brother, Aaron Pixley, who is currently the head football and head wrestling coach...
Dexter senior Trevor Waldner claims state wrestling title in 138-pound weight class (02/26/14)
Dexter high school wrestling coach James Sneed had his wrestlers put in writing what they wanted to accomplish before the 2013-14 season got underway. "Coach Sneed had us all write down on a goal sheet what we wanted to do at the beginning of the year," Dexter senior wrestler Trevor Waldner said...
Jackson ends state wrestling meet on high note (02/23/14)
Senior Clay Darnell won five consecutive matches after dropping his first match to claim third in the Class 4 220-pound division.
Dexter senior Trevor Waldner qualifies for state wrestling championship (02/22/14)
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Four Dexter wrestlers continued action in Day 2 of the state wrestling tournament Friday at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. Dexter senior Trevor Waldner and sophomore Ethan Stevens competed in championship quarterfinals following first-round wins Thursday...
Dexter wrestlers compete at Day 1 of state tournament (02/21/14)
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Two of 10 Dexter wrestlers who qualified for the state wrestling tournament remain in contention for state titles following opening-round action Thursday at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. Dexter senior Trevor Waldner (37-3) won by fall over Mexico junior Jadin Taylor (30-18) in his first round match in the 138-pound weight class Thursday. Waldner will wrestle Odessa sophomore Taylor Airrington (30-10) in a quarterfinal Friday...
Stinnett still in the running at state wrestling meet (02/21/14)
COLUMBIA -- Sikeston freshman Josh Stinnett won his first match during the Class 3 state wrestling meet and is the only Bulldog wrestler still vying for a state championship following the first day at Mizzou Arena in Columbia. Stinnett, who wrestles in the 195-pound division, defeated McCluer's Wyatt Clark by tie-breaker in overtime 5-2. The freshman will wrestle Kearney's Brandon Adams (38-9) in the quarterfinals for the chance to move on...
Jackson wrestlers eliminated from state title contention (02/21/14)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- A perfect season for the Jackson wrestling team was derailed at the Missouri Wrestling Championships on Friday. The Indians had five on their nine Class 4 state qualifiers win opening-round matches on Thursday at Mizzou Arena, but all five lost matches Friday and were eliminated from title contention...
Five Jackson wrestlers win openers at state meet (02/21/14)
Five of Jackson's nine wrestlers won their first-round matches to advance to the quarterfinals of the Class 4 state wrestling tournament on Thursday in Columbia, Mo. Jarrett Reisenbichler retained his undefeated record (33-0) in the first round of the 106-pound class with a pin of Jefferson City's Dennis Barnes in 1 minute, 3 seconds. Reisenbichler will face Blue Springs South's junior Christian Findley (29-2) in the quarterfinals today...
NMCC sending three to Class 1 state meet (02/20/14)
NEW MADRID -- In Class 1, the New Madrid County Central Eagles are sending three to the state tournament. Sophomore Rhiley Smith, junior Garrett Manley and senior Bryce Smith will begin their trek at state today also. Rhiley Smith (126) and Manley (132) are both seeded 11th in their respective weight classes. Rhiley Smith finished the season with a 20-6 record while Manley went 16-10...
Bulldogs hope to ride hot streak into state meet (02/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team wanted to enter the district tournament with their best wrestling still at hand. Following the 15-team event, they may be putting their best foot forward by qualifying five wrestlers for the Class 3 state meet which begins today at Mizzou Arena in Columbia...
School record 10 Dexter wrestlers leave for state wrestling tournament (02/20/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - A historic season is slated to come to a climax this weekend in Columbia, Mo., for the Dexter high school wrestling team. A school record 10 Dexter wrestlers qualified for the state finals in their respective weight classes Saturday at the Class 2, District 1, Tournament in Ste. Genevieve, Mo...
10 Dexter wrestlers qualify for state, team places second in district (02/17/14)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. - The Dexter high school wrestling team placed second in Class 2, District 1, Saturday at Ste. Genevieve. Dexter tallied an overall team score of 198. Ste. Genevieve placed first with a team score of 255, Park Hills Central placed third with a team score of 148, St. ...
Sikeston wrestling team sending five to state meet (02/16/14)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- The Sikeston wrestling team will be sending five wrestlers to the state wrestling meet following the Class 3, District 1 tournament in Farmington over the weekend. Garrett Middleton (113-pound weight class), Clay Porter (170), Braydon Reynolds (182), Josh Stinnett (195) and Gage Barber (220) all qualified for the state meet...
Jackson wrestlers win district, qualify nine for state meet (02/16/14)
The Indians advanced nine athletes to the Class 4 state championship meet
Push for state wrestling meet arrives for Hobeck, perfect Indians (02/14/14)
~The heavyweight hopes to follow his dad's path to a state wrestling title It's not by chance that the walk to the Jackson High School wrestling practice room can be an inspirational one for Indian team members...
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys rout Bernie at home on Friday (02/08/14)
The Notre Dame boys basketball team grabbed a 17-point lead by halftime in a 69-46 home victory over Bernie on Friday night. Quinn Poythress led the way for the Bulldogs with 18 points, while Chase Urhahn added 14 points. Jake Wagner and Brandon Jennings both scored 12 points for Bernie...
February 7, 2014 Scoreboard (02/07/14)
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Dexter wrestling team beats Poplar Bluff, Cape Central (02/07/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter varsity wrestling team picked up a pair of convincing wins Thursday night at Cape Central High School. Dexter blistered Cape Central 54-18 and pounded Poplar Bluff 48-18. Dexter won nine of its 13 matches against Cape Central and nine of its 12 matches against Poplar Bluff...
February 6, 2014 Scoreboard (02/06/14)
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Sikeston grapplers finish seventh at Thrasher tourney (02/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com COTTLEVILLE -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team finished ninth out of 17 teams Saturday during the Francis Howell "Thrasher" Tournament. "Very tough competition and kids wrestled well," Sikeston coach Chris Lowe said. "Our highest placer was Chase Rodgers at 160. Mitchell Garner was one of our highlights of the tournament for us taking seventh. We wrestled with three empty weight classes due to injury and illness."...
High school roundup: Central girls get win at Hillsboro tourney (02/02/14)
Kassidy Pannier made five 3-pointers to lead the Tigers with 15 points as fifth-seeded Central pounced to a 75-43 victory over seventh-seeded Herculaneum and clinched seventh place in the 33rd annual Hillsboro Tournament. Maddie Daum finished with 15 points, four steals and three assists while Kelly Morton added 13 points for the Tigers. Bailey Bliss recorded 11 rebounds and Sarah Boerboom snagged 10 rebounds in the win for Central (4-13)...
PREP ROUNDUP: Dexter falls in battle of state-ranked teams (01/31/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ST. JAMES (SMNS) -- The state-ranked Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team suffered a 63-53 loss at state-ranked St. James Thursday night. The game was tied at 13 at the end of the first quarter, Dexter led 30-27 at halftime and the game was tied at 46 at the start of the fourth quarter...
January 30, 2014 Scoreboard (01/30/14)
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PREP ROUNDUP: NMCC outlasts South Pemiscot, Porter scores 30 in SCC win (01/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles rode a hot first half to a 60-55 win over South Pemiscot on Tuesday. NMCC outpaced South Pemiscot 19-15 in the first quarter before going ahead 32-22 at halftime. South Pemiscot rallied in the third quarter, 18-13, but couldn't complete the comeback...
Dexter wrestling team beats NMCC 71-7 (01/29/14)
The Dexter high school wrestling team dominated NMCC 71-7 Tuesday night. Dexter won 12 of the 14 matches against NMCC. Dexter will have its final home wrestling event Thursday. View complete results from Tuesday below: 106: Thomas Akins, CNM, forf. ...
January 28, 2014 Scoreboard (01/28/14)
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Dexter's Faries wins Brawl Heavyweight Championship (01/28/14)
Josh "the Hulk" Faries competed in Branson in the Shofight Boiling Point MMA matches Jan. 18. He fought Brawl Heavyweight Champion Brandon "Mongo" Huckaby in a title match and won in the first round by verbal tapout. During the fight Josh severely dislocated his finger, reset it himself and continuted the fight...
Bulldogs take fourth at SEMO Conference wrestling meet (01/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com STE. GENEVIEVE -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team finished fourth overall during the SEMO Conference wrestling meet Friday and Saturday at Ste. Genevieve High School. The Bulldogs finished with 163.5 team points. Jackson took first with a commanding 394 points while Farmington finished with 311. Dexter took fifth with 150.5 and New Madrid County Central (78.5) finished ninth...
Dexter places 5th at SEMO Conference wrestling tournament (01/27/14)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. - The Dexter high school wrestling team placed fifth at the SEMO Conference wrestling tournament Saturday in Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Jackson finished with 394 points to easily outdistance runner-up Farmington, which finished at 311. Host Ste. Genevieve finished at 244 and was followed by Sikeston (163.5), Dexter (150.5), Poplar Bluff (147), Windsor (108), Notre Dame (84), New Madrid County Central (78.5), Cape Girardeau Central (60.5) and North County (60.0)...
Dexter wrestling team beats host North County 52-12 (01/24/14)
Host North County proved no match for wrestling powerhouse Dexter Thursday night. Dexter blistered North County 51-19. The Bearcats won 10 of the 13 matches to accumulated its 51 points. View complete results from the match below: Dexter (DEXT) 52.0 North County (NCH) 12.0...
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs take down Perryville, Sikeston grapplers lose on tie breaker (01/22/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PERRYVILLE -- Behind 18 points from Erica Peet, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs defeated Perryville 51-36 on the road Tuesday. Tyra Bonner added 13 points and four steals while Mikala Nichols totaled eight points and eight steals for Sikeston who improved to 5-7 on the year. Peet also had seven rebounds, six steals and three blocks...
PREP ROUNDUP: Jays advance to semifinals at 30th Superman Classic (01/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com METROPOLIS, Ill. -- Delfincko Bogan scored 29 points and the Charleston Bluejays defeated Calloway County, Ky., 64-54 Monday during the first round of the Superman Classic at Massac County High School in Metropolis, Ill...
Sikeston grapplers split at home (01/16/14)
By Brent Shipman sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- After a disappointing finish on the road against Fox High School Tuesday, Sikeston wrestling coach Chris Lowe was optimistic his team could turn things around Wednesday when they hosted Ste. Genevieve, Windsor and Jackson...
January 16, 2014 Scoreboard (01/16/14)
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PREP ROUNDUP: SCC takes down East Prairie 71-50 (01/15/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- Despite 28 points from senior Damion Tipler, the East Prairie Eagles couldn't hang with Scott County Central on Tuesday, falling 71-50. Juwan Owens had a team-high 19 points for the Braves, shooting 8 of 16 from the field while hauling down five rebounds...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston freshman improve to 4-1 (01/14/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston freshmen boys basketball team improved to 4-1 on the season with a 56-22 win over Jackson on Monday at Sikeston Junior High School. Sikeston raced out to a 19-0 lead and were never threatened. "We bounced back from a tough loss like good teams should," Sikeston coach Chris Sarakas said. "Everyone got to play a lot and I'm very pleased with the effort. We had a good practice and it was nice to see that it carried over into tonight's game."...
January 14, 2014 Scoreboard (01/14/14)
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Dexter JV wrestlers place at Jackson (01/13/14)
Dexter wrestlers win at weekend meets (01/13/14)
The Dexter varsity wrestling team won two out of three duals Saturday. Dexter beat St. Clair 59-24, beat McCluer North 57-18 and lost to Fulton 52-15. View complete results of all three duals below: --- Dexter (DEXT) 59.0, St. Clair (STCL) 24.0 132: STORM MASSEY, DEXT, pinned Chris Algiere, STCL, 0:00...
PREP ROUNDUP: No. 3 Oran avoids upset from No. 4 SCC at Delta New Years Tournament (01/13/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DELTA (SMNS) -- The Oran Lady Eagles avoided an upset from fourth-seeded conference foe Scott County Central and squeezed out a 48-46 victory over the Bravettes for third place during the Delta New Years Tournament Saturday...
PREP ROUNDUP: Eagles storm past Zalma, Bulldog freshman fall for first time (01/10/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- With double-digit scoring from six players, the East Prairie Eagles rolled to a 96-59 win over Zalma Thursday night. The Eagles (4-3) outscored Zalma 49-22 in the second half to put the game away. Damion Tipler and Dustin Bryars each scored 18 points to lead East Prairie. Seth Bays added 15 and Seth Johnson scored 12. Brett Ellis and Mack Marcum chipped in with 11 and 10...
Dexter Bearcats win road wrestling meet (01/10/14)
The Dexter high school wrestling team won a road dual at New Madrid County Central 59-18 Thursday night. Dexter won 11 of the 14 matches. View complete results for the match below: 220: JARED DEAL, DEXT, pinned C.J. Patton, CNM, 1:20. 285: KEITH CRAFT, DEXT, pinned Ethan Marler, CNM, 0:57. ...
Bulldogs split tri-meet in season's first action at home (01/09/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Despite dealing with injuries and illness, the Sikeston Bulldogs managed to end their first home meet of the season on a high note. In a tri-meet with Marion, Ill., and Poplar Bluff, the Bulldogs suffered a 45-25 loss to the Wildcats before closing out the night with a 40-27 come from behind win against the Mules...
Dexter middle school wrestling team photos (01/09/14)
PREP ROUNDUP: Bulldogs finish 3-2 at Lindbergh Flyer tourney (12/30/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com ST. LOUIS -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team finished with a 3-2 record during the Lindbergh Flyer Holiday Tournament Saturday in St. Louis. Sikeston defeated Unified 42-30, Hazelwood West 45-26 and Columbia Hickman 63-15...
SHS splits at Lindbergh Flyer Invitational (12/28/13)
ST. LOUIS -- The Sikeston Bulldogs split a pair of meets Friday at Linbergh Flyer Holiday Invitational Tournament. Sikeston held off Hazelwood West 45-26 while falling to Francis Howell 54-30. Garrett Middleton (113), Javeon Bonner (120), Luis Valdez (132), Courtney Hawkins (138) and Gage Barber (220) all won matches against Hazelwood West...
Sikeston wrestlers take sixth at 40th annual Tiger Classic (12/23/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team finished in sixth place following the 40th annual Tiger Classic tournament which features 16 teams. The two-day tournament began Friday with Sikeston sitting in third place after the first round of matches...
Jackson boasts nine champs in winning Tiger Classic (12/22/13)
With wrestlers competing in 11 of 14 finals, the question wasn't if Jackson would repeat as team champions Saturday in the Tiger Classic, but how many individual champions would they have. Nine Jackson wrestlers claimed individual titles as the Indians ran away with the team title in the 40th annual Tiger Classic at Central High School, compiling a whopping 439 points. Second-place Northwest was far back with 297.5 points...
PREP ROUNDUP: EP's Tipler records double-double, Oran flattens Delta (12/21/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- Damion Tipler had a double-double as the East Prairie Eagles defeated Oak Ridge Friday 46-43. Tipler finished with 30 points and 10 rebounds. The Eagles (2-1) outscored Oak Ridge 15-4 in the final quarter after falling behind 39-31 to start the last frame...
December 21, 2013 Scoreboard (12/21/13)
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Jackson wrestlers attempt to repeat at Tiger Classic (12/20/13)
The Indians are among the favorites at the Tiger Classic
PREP ROUNDUP: Third quarter dooms Jays, NMCC falls to Notre Dame (12/18/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com MERIDIAN, Ill. -- After playing neck-and-neck with Meridian, Ill., the first half of play the Charleston Bluejays saw a rough third quarter result in a 75-69 loss. Tied at 41-41 entering second half the Bluejays were outscored 20-11 in the third to trail by nine points entering the fourth. Charleston outpaced Meridian 17-14 in the final period, but couldn't bridge the gap by the final buzzer...
Sikeston wrestlers sweep dual meet in Carbondale (12/12/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team started their season with two wins Wednesday during a dual meet in Carbondale, Ill. The Bulldogs defeated both the host Carbondale and Cape Central by wide margins which included a 42-34 win over Carbondale and a 54-24 victory over Cape Central...
December 12, 2013 Scoreboard (12/12/13)
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High school roundup: Leopold wins Woodland Invitational (12/12/13)
The Leopold boys basketball team took a four-point lead over Perryville into halftime at the weather-delayed Woodland Tournament on Wednesday. The Wildcats made a couple changes at halftime before running away with a 56-34 win. "We changed our defense up a little bit," Leopold coach Andy Beck said. ...
December 11, 2013 Scoreboard (12/11/13)
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Dexter middle school wrestling team in action (12/07/13)
PROVIDED PHOTO,br> Pictured is the Dexter middle school wrestling team in action at Poplar Bluff Nov. 26. The Dexter middle school wrestling team will host Farmington Dec. 9 at 5 p.m., compete at Jackson Dec. 11 at 5 p.m., compete at the Cape Girardeau Tournament Dec. 14 at 9 a.m. and conclude its season at the Jackson Quad Meet Dec. 16 at 4 p.m...
Tournaments, schedules forced to change by winter weather (12/05/13)
SIKESTON -- Winter weather took a bite out of the local sports schedule across the region Thursday postponing all events at a later date. Thursday evening brought about freezing temperatures, rain and predictions of snow later in the night, which forced all scheduled sporting events to be pushed back a day or rescheduled for a later date...
PREP ROUNDUP: Bravettes top Sikeston in overtime, Risco downs Campbell (12/04/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Behind Mikaela Blissett's 17 points, the Scott County Central Bravettes pulled out an overtime win over the visiting Sikeston Lady Bulldogs Tuesday night, 62-56. Blissett shot 7 of 14 from the field and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the Bravettes, who outscored the Lady Bulldogs 15-9 in overtime after tying 47-all at the end of regulation. Johniqua Fort added 13 points and eight rebounds...
High school roundup: Leopold advances to Woodland Tourney semis (12/04/13)
Cameron Davis collected a game-high 22 points to help the third-seeded Leopold boys basketball team debut its season with a 71-26 victory over No. 6 Meadow Heights on Tuesday to secure a spot in the semifinals of the Woodland Invitational Tournament...
December 3, 2013 Scoreboard (12/03/13)
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Eagles announce varsity wrestling roster (11/25/13)
NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central wrestling program hosted their Challenge Matches Thursday, Nov. 21 to determine their varsity and junior varsity roster spots. The event, which was hosted by NMCC wrestling coach Jerry Winberry and assistant Jacob May, was open to parents, student body and administration and consisted of an information demonstration of the rules, calls and pointing system designed to help the fans batter understand the sports of wrestling...
Dexter Bearcats high school wrestling preview (11/23/13)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter high school wrestling program enters the 2013-14 season with six returning state qualifiers off of last season's squad that sent 14 wrestlers to state. Senior Trevor Waldner, junior Dylan Bazarian, junior Cameron Craft, sophomore Ethan Stevens, sophomore James Mullins and sophomore Storm Massey qualified for the state wrestling tournament last season...
Sikeston fields younger squad of grapplers for upcoming season (11/20/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- After fielding teams laden with experienced upperclassmen the past few seasons, the Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team will have a younger look when it takes to the mat in December. That doesn't mean expectations won't still be high as head coach Chris Lowe looks to build on what was a solid first year with the program...
Standard Democrat Male Players of the Year (08/10/13)
2012-13 Players of the Year Football Offensive: Kyland Gross, Sr. Sikeston Defensive: Nick Nichols, Sr. Sikeston Soccer Josh Hampton, Sr. Sikeston Basketball Vashawn Ruffin, Sr. Sikeston Wrestling Trevor Waldner, Jr. Dexter Baseball Seth Ressel, Jr...
Reisenbichler places second at state meet (02/17/13)
The knee injury that cost Jarrett Reisenbichler a perfect season in the district wrestling championships came back to bite him in the state finals. The sophomore from Jackson was pinned by Park Hill's Sean Hosford in 1 minute, 51 seconds in the Class 4 106-pound finals and finished the season with a record of 44-2...
Stinnett eliminated from state, Waldner guaranteed to medal (02/16/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com COLUMBIA -- Staying alive as the only Sikeston wrestler to have a chance at a medal after Thursday's opening round, Jacob Stinnett was eliminated Friday during the second round of wrestlebacks during the Class 3 state wrestling meet at Mizzou Arena in Columbia...
Stinnett keeps Sikeston's medal hopes alive at state (02/15/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com COLUMBIA -- All four Sikeston Bulldog wrestlers began their day at the Class 3 state wrestling meet at Mizzou Arena in Columbia with a loss. One, however, bounced back in the second round. Senior Jacob Stinnett kept the Bulldogs' medal hopes alive with a win in the first round of the consolation bracket by pinning Ft. Zumwalt East's Shane Barrett at the 2:54 mark...
Reisenbichler, Darnell, Bryant stay in title contention at state wrestling meet (02/15/13)
Only three of the 11 area competitors won their first-round matches Thursday on the first day of the Missouri State Wrestling Championships in Columbia, Mo. Jackson posted two of the victories in the Class 4 meet, while Central's lone qualifier notched the other win in the Class 3 competition...
Area grapplers take different paths to state meet (02/14/13)
There may not be two better wrestlers than Jackson sophomore Jarrett Reisenbichler and Central senior Chris Bryant to describe the variance among the 896 wrestlers that will compete in the four classes of the Missouri Wrestling Championship that begin today in Columbia, Mo...
State bound (02/11/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- Four Sikeston wrestlers will be going to the 2013 state championship wrestling meet at Mizzou Arena in Columbia. Jacob Stinnett, Cody Middleton, Garrett Middleton and Tarrington Marks all finished in the top four inside their respective weight classes following the Class 3, District 1 tournament at Farmington High School...
Bulldogs preparing for districts (02/06/13)
SIKESTON -- This weekend the Sikeston wrestling team will descend upon Farmington with hopes of building on the success the program has attained the past two seasons. Once there, Sikeston will take part in the Class 3, District 1 Tournament -- their final stop before reaching the state wrestling meet...
Stinnett, Middleton reach 100-win mark for careers (02/06/13)
SIKESTON -- As they prepare for this weekend's Class 3, District 1 Tournament, Sikeston's Jacob Stinnett and Cody Middleton have already put one major accomplishment behind them. Both Sikeston seniors entered rarified air earlier this season when they pushed past the 100-win mark on their Bulldogs wrestling careers...
Notre Dame wrestlers take two of three in final duals (02/03/13)
The Notre Dame wrestling team won two out of three duals during its final home meet of the season on Friday. Notre Dame rolled over Farmington 42-31 on the strength of six pins, then defeated Hillsboro 52-28. The Bulldogs dropped the first dual of the day against Ste. Genevieve 72-6. The Dragons swept all but the 106-pound weight class, which Notre Dame's Noah Huff won by forfeit. Huff also won his other two duals of the evening...
January 31, 2013 Scoreboard (01/31/13)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Lady Devils nab Oran in second half (01/29/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- Julia Sutterfield led with 19 points and Ellie Sigman added 14 as the Chaffee Lady Devils defeated visiting Oran 48-34. Allie Cummins paced Oran (7-8) with 12 points. The Lady Devils (9-7) were down by two after the first quarter and then 21-20 at the half. But a strong second half -- outscoring Oran 28-13 -- rocketed Chaffee to the win...
Jackson wrestlers remain unbeaten with pair of routs (01/25/13)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Jackson wrestling coach Steve Wachter always wants his squad to be peaking as the regular season winds down and the postseason looms. If Thursday night was any indication, the Indians should be right on schedule...
SHS grapplers win North County dual, NMCC routs Caruthersville (01/24/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com BONNE TERRE -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team defeated all three of their competitors Tuesday night during the North County dual against Hillsboro, Festus and North County. Sikeston defeated Hillsboro 54-24, Festus 67-11 and North County 52-30...
Bulldogs take 4th at SEMO tourney, Bravettes get past Woodland (01/22/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team tied for fourth during the SEMO Conference wrestling tournament at Poplar Bluff Saturday. Sikeston, who finished with 174.5 points, fell into a fourth place tie with Poplar Bluff...
Jackson wrestlers take SEMO crown (01/20/13)
Jackson individuals won seven weight classes, and all 14 of its wrestlers placed in the top five as the Indians cruised to the SEMO Conference Tournament title on Saturday at Poplar Bluff. Jarrett Reisenbichler (106 pounds), Kodi Byrd (113), Tyler Rush (138), Dylan Rush (145), Clayton Collier (152) Josh Stone (182) and Preston Hobeck (285) all won individual titles for the Indians, who finished with 407 team points. Reisenbichler was also named the tournament outsanding wrestler...
SEMO Youth Wrestling wins awards (01/17/13)
SEMO Youth Wrestling competed in multiple tournaments in Decemeber. SEMO Youth Wrestling took 10 wrestlers to the ABC Beginners Wrestling (Athletic Boys Club) tournament on Dec. 15 at St. Ann, Mo., which is located in the St. Louis area. The tournament was a round-robin style meet. Each wrestler wrestled each kid in his weight class. Wrestling started at 8:30 a.m. with Zachary Kulin. The last wrestler, Luke Lockhert, finished at 4 p.m...
Sikeston takes ninth, Risco nabs OT win 69-66 (01/14/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com FENTON -- The Sikeston wrestling team took ninth place during the 141 Rumble at Rockwood Summitt High School Saturday in Fenton. Cody Middleton (126) and Nick Nichols (195) each took second place in their respective weight classes. Middleton, who's been sidelined after a three week injury, finished Saturday with a 4-1 record while Nichols went 3-1...
Charleston turned away late against Dyer County (01/11/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEWBERN, Tenn. -- Giving up 32 points in the fourth quarter, the Charleston Bluejays let a tie game slip away to Dyer County, Tenn., Thursday night during the Penny Hardaway Hoopfest at Dyer County High School, 93-76. Following a 61-61 tie at the end of the third quarter, Dyer County outscored the Bluejays by 17 points to give Charleston just their second loss of the year...
Sikeston wrestlers come up short at Ste. Genevieve (01/10/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com STE. GENEVIEVE -- The Sikeston wrestling came up empty handed Wednesday during the team's trip to Ste. Genevieve to take on Ste. Genevieve, Jackson and Windsor in a quad meet. The Bulldogs ended up losing to all three teams, including a close 43-42 decision to Windsor. Sikeston lost the match to Windsor by tie breaker criteria...
Sikeston wrestlers finish second at Vianney tournament (01/07/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com KIRKWOOD -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team finished second at the Vianney Invitational wrestling tournament Friday and Saturday. The Bulldogs scored a team total of 163, close behind the tournament's first place team, St. Louis University High's (SLUH) 179...
High school wrestling Central's Bryant wins title at tournament (12/31/12)
Central's Chris Bryant won the heavyweight division at the Christian County Invitational on Saturday in Hopkinsville, Ky. The Tigers' James Scheller reached the championship match in the 160-pound division and finished second. Tremaine Grant (138) and Alex Davis-Carter (145) both placed fourth to help Central to a seventh-place finish...
Bulldogs finish seventh at Flyer Holiday tournament (12/29/12)
ST. LOUIS -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team finished in seventh place Friday during the Flyer Holiday Tournament at Lindbergh High School in St. Louis. Sikeston scored a total of 163 points as a team. "Kids wrestled very well," Sikeston wrestling coach Chris Lowe said. ...
Nichols wins division at Tiger Classic (12/17/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Improving on last year's showing by three places, the Sikeston Bulldogs wrapped up the Tiger Classic wrestling tournament on Saturday with a fourth place team finish at Cape Central Junior High School. The Bulldogs' 195.5 points easily edged out fifth place Rockwood Summit, who finished with 180, and were a marked on improve on last year's seventh place finish when they scored 148 points...
Jackson wins Tiger Classic wrestling meet (12/16/12)
Winning tournaments is nothing new to the powerhouse Jackson High School wrestling team. But Saturday's victory carried special meaning considering it came only a few miles from home in the region's premier event. "It's kind of like a home meet for us," Jackson senior Kodi Byrd said. "It was one of our goals this year."...
Bulldogs hold their own in Tiger Classic (12/15/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Competing among 16 teams from five different states, the Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling squad more than held their own on Friday during the first day of the Tiger Classic. "All in all, I'm very happy with the way we've done so far," Sikeston head coach Chris Lowe said as the first day of the tournament came to a close. "It's our first tournament and the level of competition had picked up a lot. I think the boys have stepped up and performed well...
Senior dominance (12/13/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston's Jacob Stinnett has liked what he's seen so far. Stinnett is one of five seniors who lead the Bulldogs wrestling team which has enjoyed great success so far in their young season. "I didn't really now what to expect from this team," Stinnett said thinking back before the season started. ...
Tiger Classic coming to town (12/13/12)
Jackson will look to continue an impressive streak this weekend when Central hosts the region's top high school wrestling tournament. The Indians, the area's dominant program and also among the best in the state, have finished in the top four at the Tiger Classic all but one year since 1990...
Dual sweep (12/06/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- It came down to the wire, but Sikeston notched late wins against visting Carbondale, Ill., to sweep win both their matches against the Terriers and Cape Central Wednesday night at the Sikeston Field House. The Bulldogs went up against Carbondale first escaping with a 39-34 win during the last match...
High school roundup: Oak Ridge rolls past Delta in boys basketball (12/05/12)
Oak Ridge built a 20-point lead by halftime and cruised to a 62-38 victory over host Delta in boys high school action Tuesday night. Ryan Below scored 23 points, grabbed five steals and blocked four shots to lead Oak Ridge (4-1), which led 41-21 at halftime. Andrew Puchbauer scored 10 points, including two three-pointers. Lance Rohde collected eight rebounds and five steals for the Blue Jays...
Bulldog grapplers perform well at Farmington (12/03/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- The Sikeston junior high wrestling team totaled 32 victories during the Farmington Invitational Tournament on Saturday highlighted by undefeated tournaments from four different wrestlers. Jorge Gonzales, Ty Fowler, Chance Wheetley and Josh Stinnett ended the tournament with a flawless performance...
Getting a grip (11/30/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team swept a dual meet against Dexter and Notre Dame Thursday night at the Sikeston Field House. Sikeston defeated Notre Dame 66-6 and Dexter 51-23. Sikeston had 11 pinfalls and won three by decision...
High school wrestling capsules (11/29/12)
Central Tigers Jackson Indians Notre Dame Bulldogs From staff reports...
NMCC drops match to Jackson (11/28/12)
CARBONDALE, Ill., -- New Madrid County Centrallost to Jackson 75-6 during a double dual in Carbondale (Ill.) Tuesday. NMCC's Bade Perkins won the Eagles' only match pinning Jamison McCullough in the 195-pound division in 1:14. Jackson 75, NMCC 6 106 -- Shawn Birider (J) won by forfeit...
New era: Sikeston wrestling team under new management (11/16/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Coming off one of the best two year runs in school history, the Sikeston wrestling program has a new man at the helm as they get ready for the upcoming season. Sikeston graduate and former Bulldogs' wrestler Chris Lowe takes the reigns starting this year after a three-year run by former coach Seth Harrell, whose kids made a total of 14 appearances at state...
2012-2013 New Madrid County Central Wrestling Schedule (11/15/12)
Sikeston's Robinson to wrestle at Lindenwood-Belleville (05/17/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- When looking for a college where he could continue his wrestling career Sikeston senior Kenton Robinson spent a lot of time trying to figure out where he would be most comfortable. After weighing all his options, Robinson decided to join teammate and friend Blake Angle in signing a letter of intent to wrestle at Lindenwood-Belleville University...
Angle signs to wrestle in college (04/07/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- After completing one of the most successful careers in the history of the Sikeston Bulldog wrestling program, senior Blake Angle has decided his time on the mat is not quite finished. In front of family and coaches this past Monday, Angle signed his letter of intent to wrestle at Lindenwood-Belleville University in Belleville, Ill...
Local wrestlers compete at Black and Gold Duel in Kennett (03/20/12)
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Jackson's Reisenbichler claims Liberty Nationals wrestling title (02/27/12)
Jackson freshman Jarrett Reisenbichler captured the 106-pound title at the Liberty Nationals wrestling meet Saturday. The divisions for the meet, which was held in Kansas City, Mo., were determined by a wrestler's age and weight. Jackson had four wrestlers finish second. Tyler Rush (138), Clay Miller (145), Jacob Colyott (152) and Josh Stone (170) were runners-up for the Indians...
Southeast Missourian athlete of the week: Jackson's Jarrett Reisenbichler (02/22/12)
Jarrett Reisenbichler led the Jackson contingent at the state wrestling meet by finishing fourth at 106 pounds in Class 4. He was the top finisher from the area. Reisenbichler earned a victory in his first match in Columbia. He defeated Francis Howell North's Brendan Hachtel 13-5, but then fell to Nixa's Joe Velliquette 7-4 in the quarterfinals...
Sikeston's Angle, Dexter's Stevens place sixth (02/21/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com COLUMBIA -- Sikeston's Blake Angle and Dexter's Cody Stevens both ended stellar careers on Saturday finishing sixth in state in their respective classes. Angle, wrestling in the 120-pound division in Class 3, lost in the fourth round wrestleback to Kearney's Seth Brayfield on Saturday. Brayfield, entering the match with a record of 54-4, pinned Angle at 3:38 to send Angle to the fifth place match...
Jackson's Reisenbichler finishes fourth at state wrestling meet (02/19/12)
Jackson freshman Jarrett Reisenbichler led a contingent of 11 local wrestlers by finishing fourth at the Missouri Wrestling Championships in Columbia, Mo. Reisenbichler, one of six Jackson wrestlers at the meet and one of four to win first-round matches, finished fourth at 106 pounds in Class 4...
Angle still alive at state (02/18/12)
COLUMBIA -- Sikeston senior Blake Angle remains alive for a medal at the Class 3 state wrestling tournament in Columbia. Angle, wrestling in the 120-pound division, won an exciting quarterfinal match 3-2 over Jonathan Melton of Staley, using a takedown late in the third period to earn the victory...
Three wrestlers still alive for SHS (02/17/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com COLUMBIA -- Sikeston's Blake Angle and Kenton Robinson both stayed alive in their hunt for state titles on Thursday, each winning their first round match in the Class 3 state tournament. Angle, wrestling in the 120-pound class, won a 7-4 decision over Demetrius Wilson of Fort Zumwalt North to improve to 43-8 on the season...
Six local wrestlers win opening matches at state (02/17/12)
Four Jackson wrestlers won their Class 4 first-round matches at the Missouri Wrestling Championships in Columbia, Mo., on Thursday. Notre Dame saw two of its four representatives advance with pins in Class 2 action, while Central's lone representative lost his opening match in Class 3...