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Joe Baldwin steps away from basketball after more than 40 years as an official (07/30/16)
SIKESTON -- For over 40 years, Joe Baldwin has been a fixture on high school basketball courts all across southeast Missouri, officiating thousands of games with a flamboyant style that could only be his. However, when the 2016-17 high school basketball tips off in November, Baldwin will be watching from the sidelines, deciding to hang up his whistle after three back surgeries in the last 10 years...
Lieser, Cowan among new coaches for Cape Central this fall (07/26/16)
The fall season is set to see a number of new faces on the sidelines for Cape Girardeau Central athletics. While the hiring of new football coach Arlen Pixley was announced in March, the summer has brought a pair of new hirings for the Tigers, with Jared Cowan set to take over both the boys and girls soccer programs and Justin Lieser, a familiar face at Central, grabbing the reins of the softball team...
Lieser, Dobbs among new coaches for Cape Central this fall (07/26/16)
The fall season is set to see a number of new faces on the sidelines for Cape Girardeau Central athletics. While the hiring of new football coach Arlen Pixley was announced in March, the summer has brought a pair of new hirings for the Tigers, with Jared Cowan set to take over both the boys and girls soccer programs and Justin Lieser, a familiar face at Central, grabbing the reins of the softball team...
Cape Junior Legion baseball looks to build on district title at zone (07/13/16)
The Cape Girardeau Plaza Tire Post 63 Junior Legion baseball team has, so far, checked off the boxes on its list of goals. A strong 26-8 regular-season record; a district tournament title. Next up is the zone tournament. "We're out at Capaha [Park] practicing right now," junior legion coach Josh Meyer said via phone interview Tuesday night. ...
Athletes, coaches honored during Third Annual Semoball Awards (07/09/16)
Another year, another enchanting evening at Southeast Missouri's premier sports awards show. The top student-athletes from 57 high schools across the region came together for the Third Annual Semoball Awards presented by SoutheastHEALTH on Saturday at Southeast Missouri State's River Campus, as Malden's Nick Thompson and Dexter's Makayla Waldner took home the top individual honors...
2016 All-Southeast Missourian Baseball (07/02/16)
2016 Cape Central Football Schedule (07/03/16)
2016 All-Southeast Missourian Track & Field (06/28/16)
State events and finishes: 3200 relay (4th) After-graduation plans: Run cross country and track at the University of Mississippi Favorite team/personal tradition: Kiss the baton Favorite shoes to wear while competing: Nike Favorite rival to face off against: Everyone...
Area spring athletes earn postseason honors (06/20/16)
Another season and school year is in the books, and another round of postseason athletic honors have been announced, recognizing standout student-athletes from the area for their pursuits in baseball, softball and girls soccer. A select few earned the highest of honors with distinctions at the all-state level...
Cape Girardeau Central girls relay team finishes third at state track and field championships (05/29/16)
The Cape Girardeau Central girls relay team of Kylie Lane, Jaleria Dent, Brittnee Blackmon and Alexus Walker picked up a third-place finish in Class 4 with a time of 49.72 seconds, leading the way for the Tigers at the state track and field championships on Friday and Saturday in Jefferson City, Missouri...
Sikeston soccer names five to postseason lists (05/27/16)
The Sikeston girls soccer trio of Torrie Helms, Claudea Kuykendall and Ashley Ensor was recently selected to the 2016 Class 3 All-Region soccer team. The seniors were named after leading the Bulldogs to the District 1 championship game and a 9-11-2 record...
Jackson's Nicole Humphreys nabs 2 individual titles at track and field sectional meet (05/22/16)
Jackson junior thrower Nicole Humphreys enjoyed dual championships Saturday, finishing atop the podium in both the shot put (38 feet, 1 inch) and discus (113 feet, 7 inches) at the Class 5 Sectional 1 meet at Kirkwood High School in Kirkwood, Missouri...
Jackson baseball team claims second straight district title with win vs. Cape Central (05/18/16)
The third-seeded Indians defended their Class 5 District 1 title with a 9-2 victory over the Tigers
Jackson baseball team claims second straight district title with win vs. Cape Central (05/18/16)
The third-seeded Indians defended their Class 5 District 1 title with a 9-2 victory over the Tigers
May 18, 2016 Scoreboard (05/18/16)
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STATE GOLF: Notre Dame's Litzelfelner finishes co-medalist at Class 3 tourney (05/18/16)
Notre Dame senior Jack Litzelfelner and Advance senior Brian Whitson, a pair of SEMO Conference champions, stood tall in the face of inclement weather at the boys golf state championships. Litzelfelner carded a 2-under-par 70 at the Class 3 tournament and was named co-medalist after Tuesday's second round was washed out, while Whitson's 4-over 75 was good enough for second place at the Class 1 tournament...
Cape Central baseball stuns top seed Poplar Bluff in C5D1 semifinal (05/17/16)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Everything seemed to fall into place for Cape Girardeau Central baseball. A sophomore pitcher beat one of the more experienced lineups in the area, the defense behind him held up its end and the offense scored runs when it needed to...
Cape Central baseball stuns top seed Poplar Bluff in C5D1 semifinal (05/17/16)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Everything seemed to fall into place for Cape Girardeau Central baseball. A sophomore pitcher beat one of the more experienced lineups in the area, the defense behind him held up its end and the offense scored runs when it needed to...
Local golfers positioned well after wet Day 1 at golf state championships (05/17/16)
Jack Litzelfelner opened his high school golf career by winning the Class 3 state championship as a freshman. The Notre Dame senior is now looking to close his prep career in the same fashion after shooting a 2-under-par 70 on Monday in the first round of the Class 3 state tournament at Rivercut Golf Course in Springfield, Missouri...
Perryville track and field teams perform well at districts (05/15/16)
The Perryville boys had a strong showing at the Class 4 District 1 track and field meet Saturday at Hillsboro High School, winning a district title in the 1,600-meter relay and qualifying for the sectional meet in an additional eight events. The Pirates relays led the way, with the 1,600 group of Payton Besand, Pablo Mattingly, Emilio Mattingly and Kyle Wood standing atop the podium with a time of 3 minutes, 31.37 seconds. ...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Cape Girardeau Central baseball rallies past Hillsboro at district tourney (05/15/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Friday and Saturday.
Central rallies past Hillsboro (05/15/16)
Cape Girardeau Central's Jacquen Cummins kept the fourth-seeded Tigers' season alive when the junior's game-winning triple drove in Brock Baugher to edge fifth-seeded Hillsboro 4-3 in a quarterfinal of the Class 5 District 1 tournament Saturday in Sikeston, Missouri...
Perryville performs well at districts (05/15/16)
The Perryville boys had a strong showing at the Class 4 District 1 track and field meet Saturday at Hillsboro High School, winning a district title in the 1,600-meter relay and qualifying for the sectional meet in an additional eight events. The Pirates relays led the way, with the 1,600 group of Payton Besand, Pablo Mattingly, Emilio Mattingly and Kyle Wood standing atop the podium with a time of 3 minutes, 31.37 seconds. ...
May 14, 2016 Scoreboard (05/14/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Dexter baseball edges Chaffee (05/12/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Dexter baseball edges Chaffee (05/12/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
May 11, 2016 Scoreboard (05/11/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Jackson girls soccer slips past St. Vincent in PKs (05/11/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Jackson girls soccer slips past St. Vincent in PKs (05/11/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
Second-half rally, Helms brace sees Sikeston girls soccer past Cape Central (05/10/16)
Torrie Helms made it much easier for the Sikeston girls soccer team to forget about a grim first half and move ahead. The senior forward provided two second-half goals as the Bulldogs rallied past Cape Girardeau Central 2-1 in regular-season SEMO Conference action Tuesday at Central High School...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Oran baseball team defeats Bell City in possible district preview (05/10/16)
Drew Reischman had a home run, a double and drove in three runs as the Oran baseball team upended state-ranked and defending Class 1 state champion and district nemesis Bell City 5-3 on Monday in Oran, Missouri. Preston Hahn picked up the win on the mound for the Eagles, who improved to 12-8 with the win. He pitched four innings, during which he allowed three runs (one earned) on six hits. He tallied four strikeouts and one walk...
Oran baseball team defeats Bell City in possible district preview (05/10/16)
Drew Reischman had a home run, a double and drove in three runs as the Oran baseball team upended state-ranked and defending Class 1 state champion and district nemesis Bell City 5-3 on Monday in Oran, Missouri. Preston Hahn picked up the win on the mound for the Eagles, who improved to 12-8 with the win. He pitched four innings, during which he allowed three runs (one earned) on six hits. He tallied four strikeouts and one walk...
May 9, 2016 Scoreboard (05/09/16)
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Jackson girls reclaim SEMO North Conference track and field title (05/08/16)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Jackson dominated the distance races, swept the throwing events and got a record-breaking performance in reclaiming the SEMO North Conference girls title Friday. Chelsea Drum, Lauryn Varner and Nicole Humphreys each won two individual events while Carli Knott added another and Katie Schumer broke a stadium record in the pole vault to lead the Indians to a 32-point victory...
Jackson girls reclaim SEMO North Conference track and field title (05/08/16)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Jackson dominated the distance races, swept the throwing events and got a record-breaking performance in reclaiming the SEMO North Conference girls title Friday. Chelsea Drum, Lauryn Varner and Nicole Humphreys each won two individual events while Carli Knott added another and Katie Schumer broke a stadium record in the pole vault to lead the Indians to a 32-point victory...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston track team places third at SEMO North Conference meet (05/07/16)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. The Sikeston track team finished third in both the boys and girls during the four-team SEMO North Conference meet on Friday at the Sam Giambelluca Track complex in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Poplar Bluff won the boys side with a score of 98 and Jackson scored 108 points to claim the girls...
Jackson girls collect SEMO North Conference title, boys finish second (05/07/16)
The Jackson girls track and field team secured a SEMO North Conference title at the conference meet on Friday at the Sam Giambelluca Track complex in Poplar Bluff, Mo. The Indians won by a comfortable margin with 108 points. Poplar Bluff was second with 76...
Jackson girls collect SEMO North Conference title, boys finish second (05/07/16)
The Jackson girls track and field team secured a SEMO North Conference title at the conference meet on Friday at the Sam Giambelluca Track complex in Poplar Bluff, Mo. The Indians won by a comfortable margin with 108 points. Poplar Bluff was second with 76...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Central baseball blanks Kennett (05/07/16)
Clayton Reynolds drove in the lone run of the game in the first inning as Cape Girardeau Central held Kennett scoreless to wrap up regular-season SEMO Conference action with a 1-0 win at home. Nick Wiggs pitched a complete game to get the win for the Tigers (13-10, 4-3 SEMO Conference). He recorded 10 strikeouts and had no walks...
May 6, 2016 Scoreboard (05/06/16)
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Saxony Lutheran girls soccer keeps it simple in victory over Cape Girardeau Central (05/06/16)
There’s nothing special about the Saxony Lutheran girls soccer team’s game plan because with 11 seniors, it’s more a matter of simplifying the process. Senior forward Grace Mirly led the way Friday with three goals and an assist, wrapping up the Crusaders’ regular-season home slate with a dominating 6-0 victory over Cape Girardeau Central...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Jackson baseball cruises past Seckman (05/05/16)
Gavon Turner hit a double and drove in three runs, as the Jackson baseball team knocked off visiting Seckman 11-6 on Wednesday. Jarrett Newell was the winning pitcher for Jackson (15-11). He threw six innings and allowed six runs (three earned) on eight hits. He had five strikeouts and walked four batters. Braeden Dobbs pitched the final inning to get the save and also doubled and batted in two runs for the Indians...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Jackson baseball cruises past Seckman (05/05/16)
Gavon Turner hit a double and drove in three runs, as the Jackson baseball team knocked off visiting Seckman 11-6 on Wednesday. Jarrett Newell was the winning pitcher for Jackson (15-11). He threw six innings and allowed six runs (three earned) on eight hits. He had five strikeouts and walked four batters. Braeden Dobbs pitched the final inning to get the save and also doubled and batted in two runs for the Indians...
May 4, 2016 Scoreboard (05/04/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Jackson boys golf squeaks in to sectional meet (05/04/16)
Hunter Asher carded a seven-over-par 79 to help lead the Jackson boys' golf team to a second-place finish at Tuesday's Class 4 District 1 Tournament held at the Fox Run Golf Club in Eureka, Mo. The Indians edged Lindbergh by one stroke for second place and to qualify for the sectional meet, which will be held at the Algonquin Golf Club in the suburban St. Louis area...
Jackson girls track places second at Poplar Bluff Invitational (05/04/16)
The Jackson girls track and field team finished second in the team standings while their male counterparts landed in third at Tuesday's Poplar Bluff Invitational. The Cape Girardeau Central girls joined the Lady Indians with three individual winners each...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Jackson boys golf squeaks in to sectional meet (05/04/16)
Hunter Asher carded a seven-over-par 79 to help lead the Jackson boys' golf team to a second-place finish at Tuesday's Class 4 District 1 Tournament held at the Fox Run Golf Club in Eureka, Mo. The Indians edged Lindbergh by one stroke for second place and to qualify for the sectional meet, which will be held at the Algonquin Golf Club in the suburban St. Louis area...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston track has good showing at PB Invitational, NMCC makes district final (05/03/16)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- The Sikeston boys track team finished second at the Poplar Bluff Invitational track meet Tuesday while the girls took third. Earnest Fobbs won the long jump (20-6) and triple jump (44-1), Deterio Newman took the 400-meter with a 51.17 run and Sikeston's 4x4 relay team finished first with a time of 3:31.32...
May 3, 2016 Scoreboard (05/03/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: St. Vincent baseball's Rellergert throws no-hitter (05/03/16)
St. Vincent's Jordan Rellergert threw a no-hitter game as the Indians defeated visiting De Soto 3-0 in high school baseball action Monday. Rellergert recorded 10 strikeouts and walked three batters in the gem. Noah Niswonger blasted a solo home run to pace the Indians (14-6)...
Notre Dame baseball rallies past Cape Central in first round of SEMO Conference tourney (05/02/16)
Ben Womack did a little bit of everything for Notre Dame on Monday. The sophomore center fielder finished 2-for-2 with three RBIs and chased down five of the final eight outs to secure the third-seeded Bulldogs' 7-2 win over sixth-seeded Cape Girardeau Central in the opening round of the SEMO Conference Baseball Tournament at Notre Dame Regional High School...
May 2, 2016 Scoreboard (05/02/16)
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Former Cape Central standout Scott leads Murray State baseball over Southeast Missouri State, 4-3 (04/29/16)
It's safe to say Murray State first baseman Ramsey Scott feels right at home at Capaha Field. The Cape Central graduate, who entered the Racers' weekend series vs. the Ohio Valley Conference-leading Southeast Missouri State baseball team 2-for-28 in his last seven games, followed up a 2-for-4 performance Friday by going 2-for-4...
2016 All-Missourian Boys Basketball (04/28/16)
2016 All-Missourian Boys Basketball selections
2016 All-Missourian Boys Basketball (04/29/16)
2016 All-Missourian Boys Basketball selections
Talent for all seasons: Central's Al Young named Southeast Missourian Boys Basketball Player of the Year (04/28/16)
Make no mistake about it -- football comes first for Al Young. But that wasn't always the case, and it shouldn't take away from what he accomplished on the basketball court during his four-year career at Cape Central.
Talent for all seasons: Cape Central's Al Young named Southeast Missourian Boys Basketball Player of the Year (04/29/16)
Make no mistake about it -- football comes first for Al Young. But that wasn't always the case, and it shouldn't take away from what he accomplished on the basketball court during his four-year career at Cape Central.
April 28, 2016 Scoreboard (04/28/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Perryville golf places third at conference tourney (04/28/16)
The Perryville golf team finished third overall in the team standings at the Jefferson County Activities Association Conference Tournament on Wednesday at Ste. Genevieve Golf Club in Ste. Genvieve, Missouri. Brock Kurre shot a 92 to finish with the top score for the Pirates and earn all-conference honors, while Colin Prost and Connor Schappius each finished with a 93 to be named all-conference. Dalton Duvall added a 98 for Perryville...
Litzelfelner powers Notre Dame to SEMO Conference golf tournament title (04/25/16)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jack is back. And so is the Notre Dame boys golf team. Bulldogs senior Jack Litzelfelner's 68th stroke, a 5-foot putt, at the SEMO Conference Tournament did a victory lap around the hole before disappearing for eagle on the third green at Fox Haven Country Club...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Haas leads Notre Dame baseball past Shawnee at showcase (04/24/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
Haas leads ND past Shawnee at showcase (04/24/16)
Trevor Haas hit a double and drove in four runs to lead the Notre Dame baseball team to a 9-1 victory over Shawnee, Illinois, on Saturday in the Notre Dame Showcase. Ethan Hunter was the winning pitcher for Notre Dame (9-6). He threw a complete game and gave up one earned run. He struck out six and walked one batter...
April 23, 2016 Scoreboard (04/23/16)
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Sikeston pulls out 13-inning grind against Cape Central (04/23/16)
Bryce Bays hit the game-winning single in the bottom of the 13th to give Sikeston a 7-6 win over Cape Central during the first game of a triple-header Saturday.
PREP ROUNDUP: Torrey hits grand slam for Portageville, Saxony Lutheran soccer takes out Sikeston (04/22/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- Ian Torrey blasted a grand slam, a double and drove in six of the Bulldogs' 15 runs in the five-inning conference rout of the visiting Indians. Nicholes Allred was the winning pitcher for Portageville (11-9, 3-3 Bootheel Conference). He threw two innings and gave up no runs on one hit. He had four strikeouts and walked no batters. Jacob Leonard got the save in the final inning, allowing one earned run on one hit with two strikeouts and no walks...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Saxony Lutheran girls soccer trims Sikeston 2-1 (04/22/16)
Tess Daniel and Brianna Mueller scored goals as the Saxony Lutheran girls soccer team posted a 2-1 victory over visiting Sikeston on Thursday. Grace Mirly and Taylor Fritsche had one assist apiece for Saxony Lutheran (14-1). Mackenzie Yant netted the lone goal for Sikeston (5-8-2)...
Saxony trims Sikeston 2-1 (04/22/16)
Tess Daniel and Brianna Mueller scored goals as the Saxony Lutheran girls soccer team posted a 2-1 victory over visiting Sikeston on Thursday. Grace Mirly and Taylor Fritsche had one assist apiece for Saxony Lutheran (14-1). Mackenzie Yant netted the lone goal for Sikeston (5-8-2)...
April 21, 2016 Scoreboard (04/21/16)
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PREP ROUNDUP: NMCC blown out on the road, Tiffany tosses no-hitter (04/20/16)
CAPE GIRARDEAU (SMNS) -- Jacquen Cummins and Justin Vaught each had a double and two RBIs as the Tigers notched their 10th win of the season in the conference romp of the visiting Eagles. Brock Baugher was the winning pitcher for Cape Central (10-6, 3-2 SEMO Conference). He threw five innings and gave up two earned runs on one hit. He recorded eight strikeouts and three walks. Drake Mills pitched two clean innings to get the save for the Tigers...
Sikeston soccer edges Cape Central in controversial finish (04/20/16)
"Any game like this you have to find a way. Just find a way. It's great to get a win against a district opponent in Cape, who's got some really good, young girls this year. They're on the up-and-up."
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Bell City baseball tops Bloomfield in SCAA tourney semifinal (04/20/16)
Bobby Wright went 2-for-4 and drove in four runs to lead second-seeded Bell City to victory over third-seeded Bloomfield, 9-0, in a semifinal of the Stoddard County Activities Association (SCAA) Conference Tournament on Monday, earning a berth in the title tilt...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Bell City baseball tops Bloomfield in SCAA tourney semifinal (04/20/16)
Bobby Wright went 2-for-4 and drove in four runs to lead second-seeded Bell City to victory over third-seeded Bloomfield, 9-0, in a semifinal of the Stoddard County Activities Association (SCAA) Conference Tournament on Monday, earning a berth in the title tilt...
April 19, 2016 Scoreboard (04/19/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Red Devils lose lead but recover for 10-inning win (04/19/16)
The Chaffee baseball team let a two-run lead slip away in the top of the sixth inning, but the host Red Devils polished off Twin Rivers in the 10th inning with a 7-6 walkoff victory Monday. Landon Tenkhoff got the win on the mound for Chaffee (11-4), throwing 1 1/3 scoreless innings in relief and striking out two batters. Alec Bogenphol went 3 2/3 innings in the start, giving up three runs on four hits with five walks and four Ks...
Jackson golf wins tournament on home turf (04/19/16)
The Jackson golf team maintained its momentum from a big victory last week and won its own Jackson Invitational by 13 shots on Monday at Kimbeland Country Club. Led by senior Hunter Asher and his 3-over-par 73, all of the Indians' low four scorers stayed under 80 and posted a 306 total to finish 13 strokes ahead of defending champion Poplar Bluff...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Red Devils lose lead but recover for 10-inning win (04/19/16)
The Chaffee baseball team let a two-run lead slip away in the top of the sixth inning, but the host Red Devils polished off Twin Rivers in the 10th inning with a 7-6 walkoff victory Monday. Landon Tenkhoff got the win on the mound for Chaffee (11-4), throwing 1 1/3 scoreless innings in relief and striking out two batters. Alec Bogenphol went 3 2/3 innings in the start, giving up three runs on four hits with five walks and four Ks...
April 18, 2016 Scoreboard (04/18/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Notre Dame baseball falls to Kennett (04/17/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
High school roundup: Meadow Heights baseball defeats Oak Ridge 8-4 (04/16/16)
Reece Boyd had a double and two RBIs to help the Meadow Heights baseball team to an 8-4 conference victory over visiting Oak Ridge on Friday. Lane Baremore was the winning pitcher and also tripled for Meadow Heights (4-6). He threw six innings and allowed four earned runs on six hits. He recorded six strikeouts and walked three. Dawson Lindgren added a double and also got the save with two strikeouts in the final inning...
April 16, 2016 Scoreboard (04/16/16)
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Poplar Bluff baseball team edges out conference win over Cape Central (04/16/16)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Kameron Misner and the Poplar Bluff baseball team flashed some leather to stay unbeaten in SEMO Conference play. The senior center fielder made a pair of diving catches, one to end an inning and save a pair of runs, as the host Mules beat Cape Central 5-2 on Saturday...
Poplar Bluff baseball team edges out conference win over Cape Central (04/16/16)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Kameron Misner and the Poplar Bluff baseball team flashed some leather to stay unbeaten in SEMO Conference play. The senior center fielder made a pair of diving catches, one to end an inning and save a pair of runs, as the host Mules beat Cape Central 5-2 on Saturday...
High school roundup: Meadow Heights baseball defeats Oak Ridge 8-4 (04/16/16)
Reece Boyd had a double and two RBIs to help the Meadow Heights baseball team to an 8-4 conference victory over visiting Oak Ridge on Friday. Lane Baremore was the winning pitcher and also tripled for Meadow Heights (4-6). He threw six innings and allowed four earned runs on six hits. He recorded six strikeouts and walked three. Dawson Lindgren added a double and also got the save with two strikeouts in the final inning...
Advance's Whitson tops PB Invitational golf field, Jackson wins in team standings (04/16/16)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- A change of venue helped Brian Whitson feel at home during the PB Invitational. The Advance senior returned Friday to Ozark Ridge Golf Course and was the only player to break par, earning medalist honors. "I played here since I was 8 years old," said Whitson, who finished at 2-under-par 68 for a three-shot victory...
Sikeston's 11 first-place finishes tops Sikeston Relays (04/15/16)
The Sikeston track team finished with 11 total first-place finishes during its own Sikeston Relays Friday at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium.
April 15, 2016 Scoreboard (04/15/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Perryville baseball tops Scott City (04/13/16)
Kameron Fears went 4-for-5 and drove in four runs to lead the Perryville to a 13-6 road victory over Scott City on Tuesday. Derek Roberts started for the Pirates (4-6-1). He threw 2 2/3 innings and gave up no runs on two hits. He had two strikeouts and walked no batters. Blake Favier got the win, pitching 4 1/3 innings in relief and allowing six earned runs on six hits while issuing three walks and one strikeout...
Inexperienced Sikeston tennis team falls 5-4 to Festus (04/13/16)
Sikeston led by two matches after doubles play, but dropped four of the six singles matches that followed.
Cape Central baseball scraps to a 5-3 win over rival Jackson (04/12/16)
The Cape Central baseball team is OK with being the scrappy underdog, and they played that role to a 'T' on Tuesday, putting together an exhibition of small ball and doing the little things to upend rival Jackson 5-3 in a SEMO Conference game at Whitey Herzog Stadium in Jackson...
Cape Central baseball scraps to a 5-3 win over rival Jackson (04/12/16)
The Cape Central baseball team is OK with being the scrappy underdog, and they played that role to a 'T' on Tuesday, putting together an exhibition of small ball and doing the little things to upend rival Jackson 5-3 in a SEMO Conference game at Whitey Herzog Stadium in Jackson...
April 12, 2016 Scoreboard (04/12/16)
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April 11, 2016 Scoreboard (04/11/16)
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April 9, 2016 Scoreboard (04/09/16)
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Jackson track and field squads sweep home invitational (04/09/16)
Jackson track and field coach Jim Stoverink may have lost his voice from running around and yelling too much on Saturday, but other than that, the Jackson Invitational turned out pretty well. The Indians swept the team titles as the girls squad won the home meet, held at Jackson Junior High School, for the fourth consecutive year while the boys team ran away with the title after falling a 1/2 point short last year...
Jackson track and field squads sweep home invitational (04/09/16)
Jackson track and field coach Jim Stoverink may have lost his voice from running around and yelling too much on Saturday, but other than that, the Jackson Invitational turned out pretty well. The Indians swept the team titles as the girls squad won the home meet, held at Jackson Junior High School, for the fourth consecutive year while the boys team ran away with the title after falling a 1/2 point short last year...
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...
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...
April 8, 2016 Scoreboard (04/08/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Bell City baseball blanks Saxony Lutheran at Oak Ridge Invitational (04/08/16)
Cole Nichols hit a triple to produce the only extra-base hit of the game as the Bell City baseball team downed host Saxony Lutheran 7-0 in the opening round of pool play Thursday in the Oak Ridge Invitational Tournament. Austin Hicks went the distance to get the win for Bell City. He recorded 11 strikeouts and walked one...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Bell City baseball blanks Saxony Lutheran at Oak Ridge Invitational (04/08/16)
Cole Nichols hit a triple to produce the only extra-base hit of the game as the Bell City baseball team downed host Saxony Lutheran 7-0 in the opening round of pool play Thursday in the Oak Ridge Invitational Tournament. Austin Hicks went the distance to get the win for Bell City. He recorded 11 strikeouts and walked one...
PREP ROUNDUP: Jackson routs NMCC, Malden softball upsets Portageville (04/07/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID, Mo. -- Jackson turned a scoreless tie after two innings into an 11-0 rout in a SEMO Conference game against New Madrid County Central Thursday during the Eagles' home opener. The Indians had seven hits led by Will Winingar and Skylar Pease who had two hits and three RBI apiece. Ryan Mize ended up with four RBI and hit a three-run home run in the fourth inning...
April 7, 2016 Scoreboard (04/07/16)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Chaffee blisters SCC, Portageville downs Gideon (04/06/16)
SIKESTON -- Brennan Miller pitched a two-hit shutout as the Chaffee Red Devils ran over Scott County Central 15-0 in five innings Tuesday during a Scott-Mississippi Conference contest. Miller threw 80 pitches, struck out five and walked three. Chaffee (7-2, 2-0 Scott-Mississippi Conference) pounded out 15 hits and Austin Copeland led that attack. ...
Will Ferrell turns in pitching gem, sends Notre Dame baseball past Cape Central (04/06/16)
Sophomore Will Ferrell possesses the kind of size that's made for the basketball court, but baseball's just more of his thing. The 6-foot-8 Ferrell made a decision to spend the winter season away from the court and instead focus on becoming a more viable pitching option for the Notre Dame baseball team...
Will Ferrell turns in pitching gem, sends Notre Dame baseball past Cape Central (04/06/16)
Sophomore Will Ferrell possesses the kind of size that's made for the basketball court, but baseball's just more of his thing. The 6-foot-8 Ferrell made a decision to spend the winter season away from the court and instead focus on becoming a more viable pitching option for the Notre Dame baseball team...
April 5, 2016 Scoreboard (04/05/16)
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High school roundup: Saxony Lutheran baseball team routs Meadow Heights with 11-run inning (04/05/16)
All the high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Saxony Lutheran baseball team routs Meadow Heights with 11-run inning (04/05/16)
All the high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
April 4, 2016 Scoreboard (04/04/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Sikeston baseball team takes down Bell City (04/03/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Sikeston baseball team takes down Bell City (04/03/16)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Bernie, Caruthersville remain undefeated (03/30/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com Alex Guzman had a big day at the plate, slamming a grand slam and batting in six runs as Bernie remained undefeated with a five-inning, 14-4 rout over Naylor. Brock Beacham picked up the win on the mound for Bernie (3-0). He threw four innings and gave up four runs (one earned) on five hits. He recorded four strikeouts and no walks...
Cape Central baseball thumps Dexter 13-3 (03/30/16)
Cape Central evened its record at 4-4 with the conference win DEXTER, Mo. -- The Cape Central baseball team scored multiple runs in each of the first four innings on its way to a five-inning, 13-3 victory over Dexter on Tuesday in a SEMO Conference game...
Tigers thump Bearcats 13-3 (03/30/16)
Cape Central evened its record at 4-4 with the conference win DEXTER, Mo. -- The Cape Central baseball team scored multiple runs in each of the first four innings on its way to a five-inning, 13-3 victory over Dexter on Tuesday in a SEMO Conference game...
March 29, 2016 Scoreboard (03/29/16)
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Sophomore leads Bluff to ND Invitational title (03/29/16)
Poplar Bluff sophomore Nathan Woolard literally had to make a name for himself Monday afternoon as the Mules made their season debut at the Notre Dame Invitational. Woolard's first name was scripted with a red marker above the crossed-out name of Nick, his older brother who was a senior last year, on the Mules' scoring chart posted in the clubhouse at Bent Creek Golf Course...
March 28, 2016 Scoreboard (03/28/16)
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Kelly girls soccer team still faces challenges in Year 2 (03/27/16)
Everyone loves something new. It's untouched. It's shiny. It's chock full of possibility. But new comes with its own set of challenges. Like figuring out how it works. Kelly girls soccer isn't exactly "new" anymore. It's more like an infant than a newborn. And infants are adorable, except when they're not. That is to say -- the excitement is there, but there are plenty of challenges...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Cape Central baseball team topples Cooter at Easter Slam Tournament (03/27/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Kelly baseball team rolls past East Prairie (03/27/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Friday.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Cape Central baseball team topples Cooter at Easter Slam Tournament (03/27/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Kelly baseball team rolls past East Prairie (03/27/16)
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Jackson girls soccer earns another Noon Optimist tournament title (03/26/16)
The Jackson girls soccer team used the first two days of the Noon Optimist Club Tournament to experiment with different formations and tactical approaches. The learning curve was, clearly, not all that steep, as the Indians won a pair of games over Poplar Bluff and Marion (Ill.) to sit atop the standings. On the final day, with the tournament title on the line, Jackson went back to something more familiar, with familiar results...
Jackson girls soccer earns another Noon Optimist tournament title (03/26/16)
The Jackson girls soccer team used the first two days of the Noon Optimist Club Tournament to experiment with different formations and tactical approaches. The learning curve was, clearly, not all that steep, as the Indians won a pair of games over Poplar Bluff and Marion (Ill.) to sit atop the standings. On the final day, with the tournament title on the line, Jackson went back to something more familiar, with familiar results...
Poplar Bluff girls soccer bounces back, blanks Cape Central at Noon Optimist tourney (03/25/16)
There wasn’t much time for the Poplar Bluff girls soccer team to dwell on its shutout loss from a day earlier. The Mules opened the Noon Optimist Club Tournament with a 4-0 loss to Jackson on Thursday, but hardly anything from that performance was evident Friday...
Poplar Bluff girls soccer bounces back, blanks Cape Central at Noon Optimist tourney (03/25/16)
There wasn’t much time for the Poplar Bluff girls soccer team to dwell on its shutout loss from a day earlier. The Mules opened the Noon Optimist Club Tournament with a 4-0 loss to Jackson on Thursday, but hardly anything from that performance was evident Friday...
March 25, 2016 Scoreboard (03/25/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Dirden's big day sends Scott City softball past Crystal City (03/25/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
Longtime Cape Central athletics supporter remembered for passion, school spirit (03/25/16)
Dale "Smitty" Smith sat in the press box for Cape Central Junior High football games and served as the PA announcer. He did the job just fine until he got caught up in the game and urged the Tiger faithful in the stands below to cheer after a good Central play...
Eight area basketball players awarded with MBCA all-state honors (03/25/16)
Fresh off their second-place finish in Class 3, Saxony Lutheran seniors Brianna Mueller and Raegan Wieser are among eight local standouts on the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association's all-state list from the 2015-16 season, which was released Wednesday night...
Huff strikes four times as Cape Central girls soccer downs Kelly (03/23/16)
The Cape Central girls soccer team learned a thing or two about playing in the wind in a season-opening loss on Monday. It put those lessons to good use on Wednesday, injected a little youthful energy and broke open a close game in the second half to defeat visiting Kelly 6-0 on Wednesday at Cape Central High School...
Cape Central's Al Young adds Gibbs Award to his trophy shelf (03/23/16)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Cape Central standout Al Young added the John Gibbs Award to his trophy collection Wednesday night, while Tyeshia Mitchell became the first Sikeston player in program history to win the Bob Gray Award. Both were honored at the 58th annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Basketball Banquet at the Black River Coliseum, which started with a keynote address by Southeast Missouri State men's basketball coach Rick Ray...
Tyeshia Mitchell becomes first Sikeston player to win SEMO Conference's Bob Gray Award (03/23/16)
Mitchell brings the Gray Award to Sikeston for the first time in the same year the Lady Bulldogs won the SEMO Conference regular season outright for the first time in school history.
Cape Central's Al Young adds Gibbs Award to his trophy shelf (03/23/16)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Cape Central standout Al Young added the John Gibbs Award to his trophy collection Wednesday night, while Tyeshia Mitchell became the first Sikeston player in program history to win the Bob Gray Award. Both were honored at the 58th annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Basketball Banquet at the Black River Coliseum, which started with a keynote address by Southeast Missouri State men's basketball coach Rick Ray...
Huff strikes four times as Cape Central girls soccer downs Kelly (03/23/16)
The Cape Central girls soccer team learned a thing or two about playing in the wind in a season-opening loss on Monday. It put those lessons to good use on Wednesday, injected a little youthful energy and broke open a close game in the second half to defeat visiting Kelly 6-0 on Wednesday at Cape Central High School...
2015-16 SEMO Conference basketball teams (03/23/16)
ALL-SEMO CONFERENCE Al Young, 6-1, sr., Cape Central Dontarius Sharp, 5-11, sr., Charleston Jacob Smith, 6-3, sr., Jackson Javarcus Word, 5-8, jr., New Madrid Central Blake Bauwens, 5-11, jr., Notre Dame Willie Lucas, 6-6, jr., Poplar Bluff Marcedus Leech, 6-5, fr., Poplar Bluff...
High school roundup: Jackson baseball team moves to 4-0 (03/23/16)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
March 22, 2016 Scoreboard (03/22/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Woodland softball wins slugfest at Advance (03/22/16)
Brooke Miles hit two doubles and drove in six runs as the Woodland softball team picked up 16-14 conference road victory over Advance on Monday. Krista Rhodes was the winning pitcher and also doubled for Woodland (2-0, 1-0 SCAA Conference). She threw 6 1/3 innings and allowed four earned runs on 10 hits. She struck out three and walked two...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Woodland softball wins slugfest at Advance (03/22/16)
Brooke Miles hit two doubles and drove in six runs as the Woodland softball team picked up 16-14 conference road victory over Advance on Monday. Krista Rhodes was the winning pitcher and also doubled for Woodland (2-0, 1-0 SCAA Conference). She threw 6 1/3 innings and allowed four earned runs on 10 hits. She struck out three and walked two...
Senath-Hornersville tops Perryville, Cape Central in opening weekend (03/21/16)
Senath-Hornersville's high school baseball team is already 2-1 after a busy weekend of baseball against strong competition. The Lions notched two big wins against Perryville and Cape Central Friday before falling in a tight battle against top-ranked Scott City on Saturday.
Cape Central football announces Pixley to fill head coaching void left by Norman (03/21/16)
The Cape Girardeau Public Schools Board of Education moved to fill a vacant head coach position in a special meeting on Monday, hiring Kennett assistant coach Arlen Pixley as Cape Central High School's next varsity football coach. Pixley will take over a program that has been led the last five seasons by Nathan Norman, who took it to historic heights with three consecutive Class 4 semifinal appearances, including the school's first championship game appearance in 2014, before accepting the head coach position at Lindbergh High School early last month.. ...
Cape Central football announces Pixley to fill head coaching void left by Norman (03/21/16)
The Cape Girardeau Public Schools Board of Education moved to fill a vacant head coach position in a special meeting on Monday, hiring Kennett assistant coach Arlen Pixley as Cape Central High School's next varsity football coach. Pixley will take over a program that has been led the last five seasons by Nathan Norman, who took it to historic heights with three consecutive Class 4 semifinal appearances, including the school's first championship game appearance in 2014, before accepting the head coach position at Lindbergh High School early last month.. ...
March 21, 2016 Scoreboard (03/21/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Scott City baseball team tops Senath, advances to tourney final (03/20/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Scott City baseball team tops Senath, advances to tourney final (03/20/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
March 18, 2016 Scoreboard (03/18/16)
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2016 girls soccer capsules (03/18/16)
2016 boys golf capsules (03/18/16)
2016 baseball capsules (03/18/16)
2016 track and field capules (03/18/16)
Top two Vashon, Sikeston set for its anticipated Class 4 semifinal (03/17/16)
Second-ranked Sikeston (28-1) will take on top-ranked Vashon (24-4) Friday night at 6 p.m. at Mizzou Arena.
District championship notebook: Dyes leads Sikeston boys basketball team at charity stripe (03/05/16)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- In a game that was too close for comfort, senior Dominique Dyes was Sikeston's proverbial pillow. Cape Central refused to fold late in the fourth quarter of Friday's Class 4 District 1 championship, pulling within a possession several times inside the final minutes...
Sikeston holds off rival Cape Central for Class 4, District 1 title (03/05/16)
In a thrilling Class 4, District 1 championship game, Sikeston defeated Cape Central 59-55 in front of a standing room-only crowd of nearly 3,000 fans that packed into the Sikeston Field House.
District championship notebook: Dyes leads Sikeston boys basketball team at charity stripe (03/05/16)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- In a game that was too close for comfort, senior Dominique Dyes was Sikeston's proverbial pillow. Cape Central refused to fold late in the fourth quarter of Friday's Class 4 District 1 championship, pulling within a possession several times inside the final minutes...
2016 Cape Central Baseball Schedule (03/03/16)
March 1, 2016 Scoreboard (03/02/16)
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Sikeston back in familiar territory after C4D1 semifinal win over Dexter (03/02/16)
The Bulldogs (25-1) will play second-seeded Cape Central in the district title game Friday night at 7:30. The Tigers rallied to defeat sixth-seeded Kennett 56-52 in the other semifinal Tuesday.
Cape Central boys basketball team survives district thriller (03/01/16)
The Tigers advanced to the Class 4 District 1 championship game with a 56-52 win vs. Kennett.
Cape Central boys basketball team survives district thriller (03/02/16)
The Tigers advanced to the Class 4 District 1 championship game with a 56-52 win over Kennett.
Kennett boys and girls teams advance in C4D1 tournament (03/01/16)
ennett's boys and girls high school basketball teams tipped off the Class 4, District 1 with back-to-back victories, allowing both to advance to their respective semifinals.
February 29, 2016 Scoreboard (02/29/16)
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Local basketball teams prep for district, sectional action this week (02/29/16)
It's officially win-or-go-home time for everyone on the basketball court. Bigger schools wrapped up their regular season last week and open the district postseason tonight, while smaller schools -- those that are still standing -- have sectional action this week...
Dexter's four-game winning streak snapped by Cape Central (02/27/16)
While Dexter gave the Class 4 No. 6 ranked Tigers a battle, the Bearcats could not keep pace in the fourth quarter as Cape Central turned a two-point lead into a double-digit victory.
State-ranked Sikeston, Jennings set for Class 4 battle tonight (02/24/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- With the Class 4, District 1 Tournament right around the corner, Sikeston coach Gregg Holifield is doing all he can to prepare his team for a hopeful playoff run. That includes the scheduling of the sixth ranked team in Class 4, Jennings, which will be traveling to the Sikeston Field House Wednesday night for a matchup of state-ranked teams. Junior varsity action will tip off at 6 p.m...
High school roundup: Defending state champion Scott County Central boys basketball stays alive in district tournament (02/24/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
High school roundup: Defending state champion Scott County Central boys basketball stays alive in district tournament (02/24/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
February 23, 2016 Scoreboard (02/23/16)
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Jackson girls swimmer Caitlyn Palmer finishes 8th, 15th at girls swimming championships (02/21/16)
ST. PETERS, Mo. -- Caitlyn Palmer was upbeat in the face of what could have been bitter disappointment. After a state championship and third-place finish as a junior, Palmer had high hopes going into her final season as a high school swimmer. But a combination of factors led Palmer to finishes of eighth and 15th at the Missouri Girls Swimming and Diving Championships on Saturday at the St. Peters Rec-Plex...
High school roundup: Hillsboro boys top Perryville for title (02/19/16)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
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...
High school roundup: Hillsboro boys top Perryville for title (02/19/16)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
Jackson senior Caitlyn Palmer returns to defend her crown at girls swimming state meet (02/19/16)
Palmer will be joined by eight other swimmers from around the area at the Missouri State Girls Swimming and Diving Championships, which begin with preliminaries today and wrap up with finals Saturday at the City of St. Peters Rec-Plex in St. Peters, Missouri.
2016 state girls swimming qualifiers (02/19/16)
2016 state girls swimming qualifiers
2016 state girls swimming qualifiers (02/19/16)
2016 state girls swimming qualifiers
February 18, 2016 Scoreboard (02/18/16)
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2016 state wrestling qualifiers (02/18/16)
2016 state wrestling qualifiers
Sikeston bullies Cape Central girls basketball to stay alive in conference race (02/17/16)
Cape Central girls basketball coach Garrett Pannier has focused on improvement and encouraging signs with his young squad all year, but Wednesday night will be one his team will just want to forget. Visiting Sikeston opened the game on a 9-0 run -- with all points coming off turnovers -- and never trailed, bullying the Tigers in a 68-24 result at Central High School...
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 bullies Cape Central girls basketball to stay alive in conference race (02/17/16)
Cape Central girls basketball coach Garrett Pannier has focused on improvement and encouraging signs with his young squad all year, but Wednesday night will be one his team will just want to forget. Visiting Sikeston opened the game on a 9-0 run -- with all points coming off turnovers -- and never trailed, bullying the Tigers in a 68-24 result at Central High School...
Sikeston earns conference title outright with bounce back win over NMCC (02/17/16)
Sikeston finished 7-1 in the conference to win the conference title for the first time since 2013 and its first outright title since 2011.
Charleston bounces Cape Central from SEMO Conference title hunt (02/17/16)
By Chris Pobst sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON, Mo. -- It's not too often the Charleston basketball team does something nice for its arch-rival to the west. And though the Bluejays handed Sikeston an outright SEMO Conference regular season championship Tuesday night with its 75-60 win over Cape Central, the Bluejays certainly didn't leave empty-handed...
Cape Central boys basketball falls short of SEMO conference crown with loss to Charleston (02/17/16)
Charleston senior Dontarius Sharp finished with a game-high 20 points, including three 3-pointers during a third-quarter run that propelled the host Bluejays to a 75-60 win over Cape Central on senior night.
Cape Central boys basketball falls short of SEMO conference crown with loss to Charleston (02/17/16)
Charleston senior Dontarius Sharp finished with a game-high 20 points, including three 3-pointers during a third-quarter run that propelled the host Bluejays to a 75-60 win over Cape Central on senior night.
Kennett Lady Tribe tops NMCC as it preps for districts (02/15/16)
Kennett's Lady Indians basketball team traveled to New Madrid County Central (NMCC) Monday looking for another win as they prepare for the district tournament.
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...
Blemish: Cape Central hands Sikeston first loss of season (02/13/16)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs have not seen many chinks in its armor this season. Heading into Friday, 19 opponents have given Sikeston its best shot, but the Bulldogs have found ways to not only hold off all challengers, but to do it convincingly in most cases...
Cape Central boys basketball pulls off upset, knocks off unbeaten Sikeston (02/12/16)
It's the kind of thing you come to expect in a good rivalry — the unexpected. On a night when the raucous energy inside the gymnasium at Cape Central High School was matched by only that of the home team, the Cape Central boys basketball team did what no one else could do this season. It beat Sikeston...
Cape Central boys basketball pulls off upset, knocks off unbeaten Sikeston (02/13/16)
It's the kind of thing you come to expect in a good rivalry — the unexpected. On a night when the raucous energy inside the gymnasium at Cape Central High School was matched by only that of the home team, the Cape Central boys basketball team did what no one else could do this season. It beat Sikeston...
February 12, 2016 Scoreboard (02/12/16)
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Prep roundup: Risco pulls another upset, will play for Tri-County championship (02/12/16)
RISCO, Mo. -- The fifth-seeded Risco Tigers pulled their second-straight upset in the Tri-County Conference Tournament Thursday night, knocking off top-seeded Cooter 74-69. Risco fell behind 41-33 at halftime but rallied in the second half. "We got into some foul trouble in the first half and Drew Fortner and Ethan Young had to sit out the second quarter," said Risco coach Brandon Blankenship. "In the third quarter we did a lot better job attacking their 1-3-1 defense."...
Poplar Bluff girls swimming dominates meet, claims first Show-Me Conference Championship (02/11/16)
Winning the program's first conference meet wasn't what surprised Poplar Bluff girls swimming coach Beth Lewis-Muse on Thursday. It was how the Mules did it that left her in a state of disbelief. Poplar Bluff won nine of the 12 events and captured 526 points, finishing 100 points ahead of second-place Cape Central at the Show Me Conference Championship at the Central Municipal Pool...
Poplar Bluff girls swimming dominates meet, claims first Show-Me Conference Championship (02/11/16)
Winning the program's first conference meet wasn't what surprised Poplar Bluff girls swimming coach Beth Lewis-Muse on Thursday. It was how the Mules did it that left her in a state of disbelief. Poplar Bluff won nine of the 12 events and captured 526 points, finishing 100 points ahead of second-place Cape Central at the Show Me Conference Championship at the Central Municipal Pool...
February 11, 2016 Scoreboard (02/11/16)
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Once a Tiger, always a Tiger: Norman leaves Central for new chapter at Lindbergh (02/10/16)
Nathan Norman has built quite the resume in five seasons as head coach of the Cape Central football team. A 41-23 record, three straight trips to the state semifinals and the school's first state championship appearance are just a few of the accomplishments in his first stint as a head coach...
Once a Tiger, always a Tiger: Norman leaves Central for new chapter at Lindbergh (02/10/16)
Nathan Norman has built quite the resume in five seasons as head coach of the Cape Central football team. A 41-23 record, three straight trips to the state semifinals and the school's first state championship appearance are just a few of the accomplishments in his first stint as a head coach...
Cape Central boys basketball holds off archrival Jackson (02/10/16)
Cape Central's Jawone Newell found himself in a bit of trouble as he corralled a pass near the half-court line with his team clinging to a two-point lead over archrival Jackson late in the fourth quarter. With one foot in the air and two Jackson players closing in to trap, Newell lobbed a pass to the right baseline, and teammate Austin Parker was there to grab it...
Cape Central boys basketball holds off archrival Jackson (02/10/16)
Cape Central's Jawone Newell found himself in a bit of trouble as he corralled a pass near the half-court line with his team clinging to a two-point lead over archrival Jackson late in the fourth quarter. With one foot in the air and two Jackson players closing in to trap, Newell lobbed a pass to the right baseline, and teammate Austin Parker was there to grab it...
Central football coach leaving for St. Louis County job (02/10/16)
Cape Girardeau Central football coach Nathan Norman will leave his position and head north to St. Louis after an unprecedented five-year run at the school that included three consecutive Class 4 semifinals appearances and the lone state-title game appearance for the Tigers in 2014...
February 9, 2016 Scoreboard (02/09/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Cape Central girls basketball can't hold on against Kennett (02/09/16)
Up 34-30 heading into the final eight minutes of the game, the Cape Central girls basketball could not hold on as it dropped a close 45-40 conference road contest to Kennett, 45-40, on Monday night in Kennett, Missouri. Abbie Reece sank 13 points as the Tigers fell in the high-fouling loss to the Indians...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Cape Central girls basketball can't hold on against Kennett (02/09/16)
Up 34-30 heading into the final eight minutes of the game, the Cape Central girls basketball could not hold on as it dropped a close 45-40 conference road contest to Kennett, 45-40, on Monday night in Kennett, Missouri. Abbie Reece sank 13 points as the Tigers fell in the high-fouling loss to the Indians...
Kennett Lady Tribe seals gritty victory over Cape Central (02/08/16)
As he watched his team warm up for their game against Cape Central Monday night, Kennett girls basketball coach Jim Vaughan knew something wasn't quite right.
Kennett Lady Tribe seals gritty victory over Cape Central (02/08/16)
As he watched his team warm up for their game against Cape Central Monday night, Kennett girls basketball coach Jim Vaughan knew something wasn't quite right.
February 8, 2016 Scoreboard (02/08/16)
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Central boys basketball team overtakes Kennett in fourth quarter (02/06/16)
The Kennett Indians spent the first three quarters of Friday night''s game earning the respect of host Cape Central for their ability to shoot a basketball from long range. The Tigers spent the final quarter responding. "They were knocking them down, and we had to respect it," said Central junior guard Jawone Newell about a Kennett squad that shot 50 percent from behind the 3-point arc over the first three quarters, connecting on 8 of 16 attempts...
Central boys basketball team overtakes Kennett in fourth quarter (02/06/16)
The Kennett Indians spent the first three quarters of Friday night''s game earning the respect of host Cape Central for their ability to shoot a basketball from long range. The Tigers spent the final quarter responding. "They were knocking them down, and we had to respect it," said Central junior guard Jawone Newell about a Kennett squad that shot 50 percent from behind the 3-point arc over the first three quarters, connecting on 8 of 16 attempts...
February 5, 2016 Scoreboard (02/05/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Meadow Heights boys basketball edges Zalma for MVC Tournament title (02/05/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Meadow Heights boys basketball edges Zalma for MVC Tournament title (02/05/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
February 4, 2016 Scoreboard (02/04/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Young scores 34 in Central's win over West County (02/04/16)
Al Young scored a game-high 34 points, powering the Cape Central boys basketball team to a 72-64 win over West County on Wednesday at Cape Central High School. The Tigers carried a 30-25 lead into halftime before extending their lead to 15 points heading into the final period. Cape Central improved to 15-5 on the season...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Young scores 34 in Central's win over West County (02/04/16)
Al Young scored a game-high 34 points, powering the Cape Central boys basketball team to a 72-64 win over West County on Wednesday at Cape Central High School. The Tigers carried a 30-25 lead into halftime before extending their lead to 15 points heading into the final period. Cape Central improved to 15-5 on the season...
Southeast Missouri State football inks Cape Central wide receiver Al Young (02/03/16)
Young signed his National Letter of Intent to play for the Redhawks on Wednesday.
Notre Dame boys basketball snaps Cape Central's 11-game win streak (02/03/16)
The Notre Dame boys basketball team knew what it was facing Tuesday night -- a steaming hot Cape Central side that already had beaten it twice this season. But the Bulldogs also knew what they needed to do, and they did it, hanging on to drop the Tigers 66-64 on Senior Night at Notre Dame Regional High School and ending Central's 11-game winning streak...
Notre Dame boys basketball snaps Cape Central's 11-game win streak (02/02/16)
The Notre Dame boys basketball team knew what it was facing Tuesday night -- a steaming hot Cape Central side that already had beaten it twice this season. But the Bulldogs also knew what they needed to do, and they did it, hanging on to drop the Tigers 66-64 on Senior Night at Notre Dame Regional High School and ending Central's 11-game winning streak...
February 2, 2016 Scoreboard (02/02/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Notre Dame girls basketball weathers storm, puts away Cape Central (02/01/16)
If you had told Notre Dame girls basketball coach Renee Peters that her team would start slow, be in a two-point ballgame in the second half and not get a single point from offensive talisman Sam Brennan after halftime, she wouldn't have believed her team would come out on the right side of the result. But the Bulldogs found a way...
Notre Dame girls basketball weathers storm, puts away Cape Central (02/01/16)
If you had told Notre Dame girls basketball coach Renee Peters that her team would start slow, be in a two-point ballgame in the second half and not get a single point from offensive talisman Sam Brennan after halftime, she wouldn't have believed her team would come out on the right side of the result. But the Bulldogs found a way...
February 1, 2016 Scoreboard (02/01/16)
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.
Cape Central boys basketball team wins 11th straight, spoils Poplar Bluff's homecoming (01/31/16)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Al Young recalls playing basketball with Marcedus Leech when they were youngsters growing up in Caruthersville. Young, now a senior at Cape Central, and the Poplar Bluff freshman faced off Friday night. "We've known each other since we were little," Young said. "We were talking a little trash out there."...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Perryville boys basketball team topples St. Vincent (01/31/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
Cape Central boys basketball team wins 11th straight, spoils Poplar Bluff's homecoming (01/31/16)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Al Young recalls playing basketball with Marcedus Leech when they were youngsters growing up in Caruthersville. Young, now a senior at Cape Central, and the Poplar Bluff freshman faced off Friday night. "We've known each other since we were little," Young said. "We were talking a little trash out there."...
January 30, 2016 Scoreboard (01/30/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Fall sports finalists announced for Semoball Awards (01/30/16)
High school athletes throughout the region were recognized Saturday as 55 student-athletes from across Southeast Missouri were announced as finalists for the Third Annual Semoball Awards. Final nominees from eight different sport categories -- football offense, football defense, volleyball, boys soccer, boys and girls cross country, boys swimming and diving and girls tennis -- were revealed on air on SEMO ESPN Radio...
Fall sports finalists announced for Semoball Awards (01/30/16)
High school athletes throughout the region were recognized Saturday as 55 student-athletes from across Southeast Missouri were announced as finalists for the Third Annual Semoball Awards. Final nominees from eight different sport categories -- football offense, football defense, volleyball, boys soccer, boys and girls cross country, boys swimming and diving and girls tennis -- were revealed on air on SEMO ESPN Radio...
High school roundup: Central boys basketball team extends winning streak (01/30/16)
All the local high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Central boys basketball team extends winning streak (01/30/16)
All the local high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
January 29, 2016 Scoreboard (01/29/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
January 28, 2016 Scoreboard (01/28/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Cape Central, SEMO standout Ebaugh remembered for exploits, heart (01/27/16)
Great athlete, man with ballerina feet, leader, gentle giant and lifelong friend who always could be counted on to lend a hand to those in need -- just some of the words former teammates of Paul Ebaugh III used to describe the former two-sport standout at Southeast Missouri State and the 1962 Lou Muegge Award winner at Cape Central High School...
Cape Central, SEMO standout Ebaugh remembered for exploits, heart (01/27/16)
Great athlete, man with ballerina feet, leader, gentle giant and lifelong friend who always could be counted on to lend a hand to those in need -- just some of the words former teammates of Paul Ebaugh III used to describe the former two-sport standout at Southeast Missouri State and the 1962 Lou Muegge Award winner at Cape Central High School...
High school roundup: Cape Central boys basketball team upends Perryville (01/27/16)
Senior Al Young finished with a double-double with a game-high 27 points and 10 rebounds as the Cape Central boys basketball team remained hot and upped their winning streak to 12 games with a 77-62 win on the road over Class 4 District 1 contender Perryville on Tuesday...
High school roundup: Cape Central boys basketball team upends Perryville (01/27/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
January 26, 2016 Scoreboard (01/26/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Rock Bridge girls swimming team finishes first at City of Roses Invitational (01/24/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
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...
Indians ousted as conference champions (01/23/16)
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 -- they're 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 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...
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.
January 21, 2016 Scoreboard (01/21/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
2015 All-Southeast Missourian Football Team (01/21/16)
The 16 members of the 2015 All-Southeast Missourian Football Team.
Braving the wind (01/21/16)
It's funny how thin the line between greatness and everything else below it is. It is a sheer cliff -- stand at the top and look down, and everyone else is far below, but a slight breeze and everyone is on level ground. The breeze has not budged Al Young, but the initial climb almost never happened...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Cape Central boys basketball hands Saxony Lutheran second straight loss (01/20/16)
A one-point game at halftime fell in favor of the Cape Central boys basketball team as it controlled the second half to hand Saxony Lutheran its second straight loss, 53-38, on Tuesday night at Cape Central High School. The Tigers (11-4) led 25-24 at the break, but held the Crusaders (15-3) to just 14 points in the second half...
January 18, 2016 Scoreboard (01/18/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Jefferson counters Cape Central girls basketball rally (01/19/16)
After rallying from a halftime deficit to take a third-quarter lead, the Cape Central girls basketball team let a road victory get away from them as Jefferson (Festus) returned the comeback favor to defend its home floor 61-57 on Monday night in Festus, Missouri...
High school roundup: Perryville boys basketball team tops Saxony for tourney crown (01/17/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
High school roundup: Perryville boys basketball team tops Saxony for tourney crown (01/17/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.