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Fighting Squirrels edge Oskaloosa 4-1 to advance to Sunday night's regional championship (07/27/14)
The Charleston Fighting Squirrels advanced to the Midwest Plains Regional championship with a 4-1 victory against Oskaloosa Sunday afternoon. Charleston jumped on top of Oskaloosa early with two runs on two hits and a walk in the bottom of the first inning. Matt Ulrich drove home Charleston's first run with a sacrifice fly. A two-out RBI single by Blake Wolferding plated Charleston's second run...
WORLD SERIES BOUND: Fighting Squirrels beat Eden Prairie 4-1 in regional championship (07/28/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels beat Eden Prairie, Minnesota 4-1 Sunday night to secure its second straight birth in the Senior Babe Ruth World Series. The Fighting Squirrels opened the Midwest Plains Regional final with three consecutive hits in the bottom of the first inning. ...
Fighting Squirrels beat Dickinson 9-0, advance to Sunday's regional semifinals (07/26/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels locked up the No. 1 seed in Pool B at the Midwest Plains Regional Saturday night with a 9-0 victory against host Dickinson, North Dakota . Charleston, which beat Holyoke, Colorado 11-1 Thursday and Eden Prairie Black, Minnesota 3-1 Friday, finishes 3-0 in Pool B...
Squirrels continue back-to-back regional title quest Saturday in North Dakota (07/26/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The success continued for the Charleston Fighting Squirrels Friday at the Senior Babe Ruth Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, North Dakota. Charleston, which blistered Holyoke, Colorado, 11-1 in six innings Thursday, improved to 2-0 in Pool B with a 3-1 victory against Eden Prairie Black, Minnesota, Friday afternoon...
Fighting Squirrels open Midwest Plains Regional with 11-1 win against Holyoke (includes all Thursday results) (07/24/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels experienced little difficulty securing a victory in its first game at the Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, N.D., Thursday afternoon. Charleston calculated at least one run in every inning it batted with the exception of the top of the fith as it cruised past Holyoke, Colo., 11-1 in six innings at Astoria Field at Southside Ballpark...
Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH (07/23/14)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey...
Charleston Fighting Squirrels open play at Midwest Plains Regional Thursday (07/22/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels baseball program begins its quest for a second straight World Series birth Thursday at the Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, N.D. The eight-team tournament is slated for July 23-27 at Astoria Field at Southside Ballpark. Pool play takes place Thursday, Friday and Saturday with bracket play scheduled for Sunday...
Relaxed Fighting Squirrels edge Boonville 3-1 for seventh state title in eight years (07/17/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - After enjoying his first shave in several months following a 9-3 loss to Boonville in Game 26 of the double-elimination Senior Babe Ruth state tournament Tuesday night Charleston Fighting Squirrels coach Michael Minner put serious thought into who should pitch Wednesday night's winner-take-all state championship...
Caruthersville's Darrell Monroe to attend Arizona Western College (07/18/14)
Caruthersville graduate Darrell Monroe, who signed a National Letter of Intent to play football at Southeast Missouri State on February 5, never joined the Redhawks as planned. First-year Southeast football coach Tom Matukewicz said it's been "a process," but the freshman running back was academically an NCAA non-qualifier and will instead play football at the junior college level at Arizona Western College in Yuma, Arizona...
Caruthersville's Darrell Monroe to attend Arizona Western College (07/18/14)
Caruthersville graduate Darrell Monroe, who signed a National Letter of Intent to play football at Southeast Missouri State on February 5, never joined the Redhawks as planned. First-year Southeast football coach Tom Matukewicz said it's been "a process," but the freshman running back was academically an NCAA non-qualifier and will instead play football at the junior college level at Arizona Western College in Yuma, Arizona...
Caruthersville recruit Monroe not attending SEMO (07/18/14)
Caruthersville graduate Darrell Monroe, who signed a National Letter of Intent to play football at Southeast Missouri State on February 5, never joined the Redhawks as planned. First-year Southeast football coach Tom Matukewicz said it's been "a process," but the freshman running back was academically an NCAA non-qualifier and will instead play football at the junior college level at Arizona Western College in Yuma, Arizona...
Boonville eliminates Leopold, hands Charleston first loss to force winner-take-all championship Wednesday (07/16/14)
The stage is set for a winner-take-all championship at the Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state tournament Wednesday night at 5:30 p.m. at Hillhouse Park in Charleston. Boonville edged the SEMO Pirates of Leopold 4-1 in Game 25 of the state tournament and followed by handing Charleston a 9-3 loss in Game 26 Tuesday night...
Charleston offense avoids panic attack, rallies to beat Leopold 6-5 at SBR state tournament (07/14/14)
CHARLESTON , Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels avoided a panic attack at the plate after falling behind four runs against the SEMO Pirates of Leopold Sunday afternoon in the winner's bracket championship of the Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state tournament at Hillhouse Park...
Charleston, Piedmont & Leopold advance to championship semifinals of SBR state tournament (07/12/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels continued to experience offensive success without hitting the ball out of the ballpark Friday afternoon at the Senior Babe Ruth state tournament. The Fighting Squirrels had five hitters bunt in the first three innings...
Latest updated Rib City Shootout Schedule (July 11-12) (07/11/14)
The schedule has been released for the final Rib City boys basketball tournament this summer. The event is slated for Friday and Saturday at Dexter. Games will be played at the Bearcat Event Center, Dexter Middle School Gymnasium, Dexter High School Gymnasium and Southwest Elementary Gymnasium...
Dexter fall sports schedules released (07/08/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - 2014 fall sports schedules are set at Dexter High School. The Dexter varsity football program is slated to open its season at Ste. Genevieve Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. The Dexter varsity volleyball team will open its season three days later when it hosts Farmington Aug. 25 and the Dexter varsity girls tennis team is slated to host Charleston in its season opener Aug. 26 at 4 p.m. The Dexter boys and girls high school cross country teams begin their respective seasons Sept. 6 at Jackson...
Schedule set for Senior Babe Ruth state tournament (07/02/14)
The schedule is set for the highly anticipated Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state baseball tournament. The 14-team double-elimination event will take place July 10-15 at Hillhouse Park in Charleston, Mo. Three of the 27 tournament games will also be played at Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau, Mo...
Dexter boys claim Rib City title (06/21/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity boys basketball program ended the Rib City Shootout on a high note Friday evening at the Bearcat Event Center. The Bearcats finished the two-day event with an overall record of 5-3, won its last four games and finished first in its seven-team bracket Friday evening...
Schedule altered for Bleacher Bum Invite (06/18/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The schedule has been released for the 2014 Bleacher Bum Invitational. The 16-team baseball tournament will take place June 19-22 at Hillhouse Park in Charleston and Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau. Eight first round games are scheduled for Thursday. ...
Boys basketball Rib City Shootout begins Thursday at Dexter (06/18/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The schedule has been released for the upcoming Rib City boys basketball shootout slated for June 19-20 at Dexter. 41 boys basketball teams will compete in the event. Games are scheduled to take place on three courts at the Bearcat Event Center, the Dexter High School Gymnasium, the Dexter Middle School Gymnasium and the Southwest Elementary Gymnasium...
Rib City Shootout Action (06/14/14)
Note: A schedule for June 14 remains available at this link: View Schedule Here
Charleston Fighting Squirrels cruise by Senath-Hornersville 11-0 at Classic (06/13/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels offense got back on track in a big way Friday afternoon less than 24 hours after suffering a rare loss. Charleston (13-3) scored five times in the first two innings before adding three runs in the fourth inning and three more in the seventh inning as it cruised past Senath-Hornersville Senior Babe Ruth 11-0 in a consolation quarterfinal of the four-day 16-team Fighting Squirrel Classic...
Defending champ Charleston drops Classic opener to Crawford County 6-5 in 10 innings (includes all Thursday scores) (06/13/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the action Thursday at Charleston is available at this link: View Photos Here CHARLESTON, Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels threw about everything but the kitchen sink at Crawford County, Mo., Thursday afternoon but came up short in its bid to defend its title at its own Fighting Squirrel Classic...
Rib City Shootout schedule (June 13-14) (06/12/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The schedule has been released for the upcoming Rib City girls basketball shooutout slated for June 13-14. 44 girls basketball teams will compete in the event. Games are scheduled to take place on three courts at the Bearcat Event Center, the Dexter High School Gymnasium, the Dexter Middle School Gymnasium and the Southwest Elementary Gymnasium...
Fighting Squirrel Baseball Classic begins Thursday at Charleston (06/11/14)
The schedule has been released for the 2014 Fighting Squirrel Classic. The 16-team baseball tournament will take place June 12-15 at Hillhouse Park in Charleston and Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau. Eight first round games are scheduled Thursday. ...
Something old, something new: Pemiscot County returns to Legion diamond Sunday (05/28/14)
There will be a mix of old and new when the Pemiscot County Eagles Senior American Legion baseball team takes the field Sunday afternoon against Blytheville, Ark. While this will not be the first time that Pemiscot County has fielded a Senior American Legion baseball team, it will be the first time since the 1990s that Pemiscot County has had a team...
Bootheel Conference honors its top softball players (05/24/14)
Coming off of what might be the most memorable season in its history, the Bootheel Conference recently announced its all-conference softball team. State champion Kennett led the way with four first-team selections, including Player of the Year Kelsey Washburn. She was joined by teammates Shayla Jansson, Hannah Criswell and Logan Vaughan on the first team, while head coach Kevin McCaig was named the conference's Coach of the Year...
Bootheel Conference honors its top softball players (05/24/14)
Coming off of what might be the most memorable season in its history, the Bootheel Conference recently announced its all-conference softball team. State champion Kennett led the way with four first-team selections, including Player of the Year Kelsey Washburn. She was joined by teammates Shayla Jansson, Hannah Criswell and Logan Vaughan on the first team, while head coach Kevin McCaig was named the conference's Coach of the Year...
Final regular season MBCA state baseball rankings (05/13/14)
Multiple baseball programs from the southeast Missouri region remain state ranked in the final regular season rankings released May 12 by the Missouri Baseball Coaches Association. Defending state champion Oran is ranked third in Class 1. Bernie, which has won 15 straight games, is ranked sixth in Class 2. Valle Catholic is ranked first in Class 2, Chaffee is ranked second, East Carter County is ranked fourth, Portageville is ranked eighth and Greenville is ranked ninth...
Kelly finishes third overall, sending several to sectional (05/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Kelly boys and girls track and field teams each finished third during Saturday's Class 2 district meet at Cape Central High School and advanced several to next week's sectional meet. Charleston's boys team finished fourth overall while East Prairie took eighth and Chaffee 14th...
Huffman headlines an impressive district meet for Kelly track and field (05/10/14)
Advancing to the Class 2 sectional track meet in three events last year wasn't enough for Kelly's Dalton Huffman, so the Kelly High School junior decided early this season to add to his repertoire.
May 10, 2014 Scoreboard (05/10/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Dexter girls finish 2nd at SEMO Conference track meet; boys take 5th (05/06/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter boys and girls track teams competed in the six-team SEMO Central Conference track meet Monday. The Dexter girls placed second as a team and the Dexter boys placed fifth. Host Notre Dame finished first in the boys and girls divisions...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston golf team sending three to sectionals (05/06/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- Sikeston's Gabe Wheeler, Blake Below and Austin Bowman each made the cut following the Class 3, District 1 tournament Monday at Crowne Pointe Golf Club in Farmington. Wheeler finished with third overall with a score of 76 -- four over par. Both Below and Bowman tied with an 88 as Sikeston finished third as a team with a score of 347...
High school roundup: Notre Dame track teams sweep conference meet (05/06/14)
Host Notre Dame swept the boys and girls divisions at the six-team SEMO Central Conference track and field meet Monday. The Bulldogs won 12 of the 18 events in the boys division. Jordan Barber and Rudy McClellan each picked up a pair of first-place finishes for Notre Dame...
High school roundup: Notre Dame track teams sweep conference meet (05/06/14)
Host Notre Dame swept the boys and girls divisions at the six-team SEMO Central Conference track and field meet Monday. The Bulldogs won 12 of the 18 events in the boys division. Jordan Barber and Rudy McClellan each picked up a pair of first-place finishes for Notre Dame...
Notre Dame's Dixon fires 69 at district golf meet (05/06/14)
Notre Dame senior Brady Dixon saved his best 18-hole high school round for the Class 3 District 1 tournament Monday at the Crowne Pointe Golf Club in Farmington, Missouri. Dixon fired a 3-under-par 69 to claim the medalist honor and lead the Bulldogs in their successful defense of their district title. Notre Dame totaled 308 and finished 21 shots ahead of runner-up Farmington...
May 5, 2014 Scoreboard (05/05/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Triumphant Farewell: Dexter softball team ends season with 10-0 win against Caruthersville (05/03/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter-Caruthersville softball game is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats high school softball team sent seniors Ashley Brown, Kendra Stevenson and Brittany Bryant out in style Friday afternoon with a 10-0 six-inning victory against the Caruthersville Tigers...
Triumphant Farewell: Dexter softball team ends season with 10-0 win against Caruthersville (05/03/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter-Caruthersville softball game is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats high school softball team sent seniors Ashley Brown, Kendra Stevenson and Brittany Bryant out in style Friday afternoon with a 10-0 six-inning victory against the Caruthersville Tigers...
Bernie enters latest MBCA state baseball rankings (04/30/14)
The Missouri Baseball Coaches Association released its latest state baseball rankings earlier this week. Bernie is the only SCAA school ranked. The Mules are ranked No. 10 in Class 2. Joining the Mules in Class 2 are: No. 1 Valle Catholic, No. 2 Chaffee, No. 3 Sacred Heart, No. 4 Hartville, No. 5 East Carter County, No. 6 Canton and Portageville, No. 8 Neelyville and No. 9 Linn. Thayer, Crane, Greenville, Holcomb, Billings, Skyline and Spokan received votes in Class 2...
Cooter brings halt to Lions' winning streak in rain (04/25/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- Tyler McElvain pitched seven innings of one-run, five-hit baseball as the Cooter Wildcats halted the Senath-Hornersville Lions' eight-game winning streak with a rain-soaked 5-1 win here Thursday. Cooter took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the second inning when Riley Hickerson singled and later scored on Riley Maddox's base hit...
Cooter brings halt to Lions' winning streak in rain (04/25/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- Tyler McElvain pitched seven innings of one-run, five-hit baseball as the Cooter Wildcats halted the Senath-Hornersville Lions' eight-game winning streak with a rain-soaked 5-1 win here Thursday. Cooter took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the second inning when Riley Hickerson singled and later scored on Riley Maddox's base hit...
Central's Simmons, ND team repeat at SEMO Conference golf tournament (04/23/14)
Travis Simmons stood in the rough just off the left side of the 18th green Tuesday afternoon at Dalhousie Golf Club and knew just what he had to do. Simmons, a senior at Central and the defending SEMO Conference champion, had just played his second shot from the rough at the par-5 18th, which served as the first playoff hole in this year's SEMO Conference tournament, and needed to chip his third shot over a foot of rough and negotiate some 25 feet of green to the pin.. ...
Four SCAA players, coach make media all-state hoops team (04/23/14)
The Missouri Sportswriters and Broadcasters released its media all-state basketball team at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday. Four players and a coach were selected all-state from SCAA schools. Dexter coach Chad Allen was selected as the Class 4 girls basketball Coach of the Year...
April 22, 2014 Scoreboard (04/22/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Lions win seventh straight in wild one (04/18/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- It was a wild and roller-coaster contest Thursday, but the Senath-Hornersville Lions picked up their seventh straight win on the baseball diamond. The Lions scored twice in the bottom of the sixth inning to snap an 11-all tie and take a 13-11 victory over the Caruthersville Tigers in a Bootheel Conference contest...
High school roundup: Notre Dame golfers lose tie-breaker with Bluff (04/15/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
Sikeston golf team takes third at Poplar Bluff Invitational (04/15/14)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com The Sikeston golf team finished third at the Poplar Bluff Invitational tournament Monday at Westwood Hills Country Club. Sikeston's Gabe Wheeler tied for fifth overall after shooting a 75 on the par 71 course. Blake Below shot an 81...
Sikeston boys fare well during Twilight Relays (04/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston boys track team ended with eight first place finishes during Sikeston's annual Twilight Relays meet at Sikeston High School Friday. Other than two open events, the 100-meter dash and 1600-meter run, the Twilight Relays combine all competitors times and distances for an overall score. No team scores were kept and a best overall was recorded in each field event. 11 schools competed in the boys meet and nine in the girls...
Bluejays win home meet for the third time (04/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- For the third time in as many years the Charleston Bluejays boys track team won its own meet Thursday during the Charleston Invitational. Charleston won the 15-team event with a team total of 115 points. Kelly came in second with 92 and East Prairie claimed third with 85...
Whitfield breaks KHS high jump record (04/11/14)
Saying that the Kennett Lady Indians shook off a slow start against the Caruthersville Lady Tigers Wednesday afternoon is a big understatement. After the Lady Tribe's leadoff hitter struck out in the bottom of the first inning, 11 of the next 12 batters reached base safely in a 10-run first inning on the way to a 16-0 victory over Caruthersville in softball action at Indian Park...
Bluejays win home meet for the third time (04/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- For the third time in as many years the Charleston Bluejays boys track team won its own meet Thursday during the Charleston Invitational. Charleston won the 15-team event with a team total of 115 points. Kelly came in second with 92 and East Prairie claimed third with 85...
April 9, 2014 Scoreboard (04/09/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Local teams to feel effects of district realignment (04/09/14)
The winds of change are blowing for some local teams as the Missouri High School Activities Association recently announced class and district alignments for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons. Class assignments are based on school enrollments. For basketball, the state's 128 smallest schools are in Class 1. Classes 2 and 3 also consist of 128 schools each, while the next 96 schools make up Class 4. The remainder -- the state's largest schools -- are in Class 5...
New assignments released for high school basketball districts for 2015 & 2016 (04/08/14)
Multiple SCAA schools will have a different path to a district basketball title or the state final four next season. The Missouri High School Activities Association announced class and district alignments Saturday for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons...
Local athletes win awards at BA Sports Extravaganza (04/07/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the event is available at this link: View Photos Here The 2014 BA Sports All-Star Extravaganza took place Saturday at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter. Over 65 area schools competed in volleyball and basketball all-star games and skills competitions...
Charleston repeats at Eva G. Hinshaw Invitational (04/05/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- The Charleston boys track team repeated have topped the Eva G. Hinshaw Invitational Tournament two years running. The Bluejays finished with 107 points to lead the 4th annual, 16-team event at East Prairie High School behind strong performances from their speed relays, jumpers and Devonte Ware who swept the 100 and 200-meter dash events...
April 5, 2014 Scoreboard (04/05/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
SCAA all-conference boys basketball awards released (04/05/14)
The 2014 SCAA all-conference awards have been released for varsity boys basketball. Advance guard Lane Below has been selected as the SCAA Player of the Year. Below averaged 27.3 points and 5.2 assists per game his senior season. Bernie senior guard B.J. Jennings has been selected as the Defensive Player of the Year...
Mitchell leads all-region team (04/04/14)
The 2014 southeast Missouri all-region basketball teams were released Thursday evening, and the Bootheel is well-represented on the squad. Kennett's Kevonte Mitchell, Cortez Dobbins of Malden, Caruthersville's Darrell Monroe, Anthony Primer of South Pemiscot and Hayti's Frankie Burden were first-team selections for the boys, while Carrie Shephard of South Pemiscot was a first-teamer on the girls side...
PREP ROUNDUP: Oran routs Bluejays in five innings (04/04/14)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- The Oran Eagles pounded out 13 hits on their way to a 14-0 victory over Charleston Thursday in five innings. Hunter Schlosser led the Eagles (2-2) with three hits and two RBIs. Seth Ressel earned the win on the mound after striking out six and walking one. Ressel also went 2 for 3 with a double at the plate...
Mitchell leads all-region team (04/04/14)
The 2014 southeast Missouri all-region basketball teams were released Thursday evening, and the Bootheel is well-represented on the squad. Kennett's Kevonte Mitchell, Cortez Dobbins of Malden, Caruthersville's Darrell Monroe, Anthony Primer of South Pemiscot and Hayti's Frankie Burden were first-team selections for the boys, while Carrie Shephard of South Pemiscot was a first-teamer on the girls side...
High school basketball all-region teams (04/04/14)
The 2014 Southeast Missouri all-region basketball teams as selected and nominated by a committee of sports writers from eight publications:Boys Class 5 First team Karson King, 6-6, sr., Jackson Blake Reynolds, 6-7, jr., Jackson Stacy Gipson, 6-7, sr., Poplar Bluff...
16 SCAA athletes selected to participate in B.A. Sports All-Star Extravaganza in Dexter April 5 (03/15/14)
16 athletes from the SCAA Conference have been selected to participate in the B.A. Sports All-Star Extravaganza Apr. 5. The Bearcat Event Center will host the event. Eight SCAA volleyball players have been selected to participate in the event. The players are: Advance's Allie Below, Advance's Grayson Miles, Bernie's Tori Lowrey, Dexter's Ashley Brown, Puxico's Emily Merick, Woodland's Rachel Poole, Bernie's Jordan Ellenburg and Woodland's Josie Long...
16 SCAA athletes selected to participate in B.A. Sports All-Star Extravaganza in Dexter April 5 (03/15/14)
16 athletes from the SCAA Conference have been selected to participate in the B.A. Sports All-Star Extravaganza Apr. 5. The Bearcat Event Center will host the event. Eight SCAA volleyball players have been selected to participate in the event. The players are: Advance's Allie Below, Advance's Grayson Miles, Bernie's Tori Lowrey, Dexter's Ashley Brown, Puxico's Emily Merick, Woodland's Rachel Poole, Bernie's Jordan Ellenburg and Woodland's Josie Long...
Class 3, District 1 all-district team released (03/13/14)
The 2013-14 Class 3, District 1 all-district team was recently released with a number of local athletes making the list. Charleston, the district tournament winners, were awarded two selections in junior Delfincko Bogan and senior Shandor Webster. Bogan led the Bluejays in scoring with 27 points per game. The standout guard added seven rebounds and four steals a game while also shooting 55 percent from the floor...
Class 3, District 1 all-district team released (03/13/14)
The 2013-14 Class 3, District 1 all-district team was recently released with a number of local athletes making the list. Charleston, the district tournament winners, were awarded two selections in junior Delfincko Bogan and senior Shandor Webster. Bogan led the Bluejays in scoring with 27 points per game. The standout guard added seven rebounds and four steals a game while also shooting 55 percent from the floor...
Jays extend title run to four after 71-65 win over Caruthersville (02/28/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- It's not every year the Charleston Bluejays win a district title. It's just starting to feel that way...
Jays extend title run to four after 71-65 win over Caruthersville (02/28/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- It's not every year the Charleston Bluejays win a district title. It's just starting to feel that way...
NMCC edged by Caruthersville in district semifinal 78-75 (02/26/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- If you were to see New Madrid County Central come within a shot of erasing a double-digit second half deficit, you'd likely expect a lights-out performance from junior standout Willie Jimerson to go with it. Yet with the game on the line Tuesday night against Caruthersville in the Class 3, District 1 semifinals, Jimerson was glued to the bench most of the second half and picked up his fifth and final foul early in the fourth...
NMCC edged by Caruthersville in district semifinal 78-75 (02/26/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- If you were to see New Madrid County Central come within a shot of erasing a double-digit second half deficit, you'd likely expect a lights-out performance from junior standout Willie Jimerson to go with it. Yet with the game on the line Tuesday night against Caruthersville in the Class 3, District 1 semifinals, Jimerson was glued to the bench most of the second half and picked up his fifth and final foul early in the fourth...
Class 3, District 1: NMCC takes down East Prairie, Charleston routs Kelly (02/24/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- With a hard-charging second half, third-seeded New Madrid County Central rolled to a 69-44 win over sixth-seeded East Prairie Saturday in the opening round of the Class 3, District 1 Tournament. "It's a good way to start," NMCC head coach Travis Day said. "We just have to clean up the little stuff. There was a couple times we had turnovers we probably shouldn't have had...
Sikeston wears down Caruthersville in up-and-down 80-65 win (02/21/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CARUTHERSVILLE -- The Caruthersville Tigers love the up-tempo style. And the Sikeston Bulldogs were more than willing to play along. In a fast-paced, up-and-down game, Sikeston's depth eventually wore the Tigers down in an 80-65 victory on Senior Night at Caruthersville High School on Thursday...
Sikeston wears down Caruthersville in up-and-down 80-65 win (02/21/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CARUTHERSVILLE -- The Caruthersville Tigers love the up-tempo style. And the Sikeston Bulldogs were more than willing to play along. In a fast-paced, up-and-down game, Sikeston's depth eventually wore the Tigers down in an 80-65 victory on Senior Night at Caruthersville High School on Thursday...
PREP ROUNDUP: Oran downs Lady Jays, Montgomery reaches 1,000 points (02/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Taylor Nenninger scored 21 points and the Oran Lady Eagles took down visiting Charleston 74-54 Wednesday. Oran had four others score in double figures led by Chrissy Sauceda's 15 points behind four 3-pointers. Addie Kielhofner added 13 while Ashlyn McIntosh and Allie Cummins each scored 11...
February 19, 2014 Scoreboard (02/20/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Montgomery reaches milestone in Chaffee win (02/20/14)
Chaffee senior Charlie Montgomery scored his 1,000th career point in his final regular-season home game on Wednesday night. Montgomery's game-high 18 points helped the Red Devils beat Greenville 67-55 on Senior Night to improve to 16-9 on the season...
Caruthersville rides fast start past Tribe (02/19/14)
CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. -- As the Kennett Indians adjust to life without Kevonte Mitchell on the basketball court, a few growing pains are almost inevitable. The Tribe experienced some of those growing pains here Tuesday night, falling behind early in the game against the Caruthersville Tigers and not being able to catch up in a 93-66 loss...
February 18, 2014 Scoreboard (02/18/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Lady Tribe stops losing streak at New Madrid Co. Central (02/18/14)
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- Mired in the midst of a six-game losing streak and shorthanded because of injuries, the Kennett Lady Indians needed a win -- and they got it. The Lady Tribe used a strong fourth quarter and a strong night at the free throw line to pull out a 65-52 win against the New Madrid County Central Lady Eagles here Monday night in a SEMO Conference contest...
February 14, 2014 Scoreboard (02/14/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Caruthersville, South Pem roll into Bootheel championship game (02/13/14)
CAMPBELL, Mo. -- The third-seeded South Pemiscot Bulldogs used a strong third-quarter performance to break open a close game and defeat the No. 2 Hayti Indians 62-47 in the semifinals of the Bootheel Conference Tournament here Wednesday night. South Pem will face top-seeded Caruthersville, who beat No. 4 Holcomb 93-54 in the early semifinal on Wednesday...
Seedings released for district basketball tournaments (02/12/14)
The seedings have been released for multiple district basketball tournaments Stoddard County schools are slated to compete in the final week of February. The Bernie Mules boys have received the No. 1 seed in Class 2, District 1, at Bloomfield. Bloomfield is seeded No. 7...
February 12, 2014 Scoreboard (02/12/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Caruthersville's Monroe plans to sign with Southeast Missouri State football team (02/05/14)
The Caruthersville running back 1,430 yards on 130 carries during his senior season with the Tigers.
Southeast Missouri State University head coach Matukewicz cashes in on area talent (02/05/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Though they reign as the biggest college in the area, the Southeast Missouri State University football program was known for not having much of a southeast Missouri presence. First-year head coach Tom Matukewicz changed that perception in one day...
Southeast Missouri State University head coach Matukewicz cashes in on area talent (02/05/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Though they reign as the biggest college in the area, the Southeast Missouri State University football program was known for not having much of a southeast Missouri presence. First-year head coach Tom Matukewicz changed that perception in one day...
Matukewicz's first Southeast Missouri State football recruiting class will include Kickapoo quarterback (02/05/14)
Several players will make their verbal commitment to Southeast Missouri State official Wednesday on National Signing Day.
January 30, 2014 Scoreboard (01/30/14)
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Charleston tops district counterpart Caruthersville (01/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- The Charleston Bluejays didn't shy away from Caruthersville's physical play. As a matter of fact, they met it head on. The Bluejays continuously attacked the basket, created foul trouble and splintered the Tigers' lineup in the process on their way to an 84-65 win Tuesday at Charleston High School...
Charleston tops district counterpart Caruthersville (01/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- The Charleston Bluejays didn't shy away from Caruthersville's physical play. As a matter of fact, they met it head on. The Bluejays continuously attacked the basket, created foul trouble and splintered the Tigers' lineup in the process on their way to an 84-65 win Tuesday at Charleston High School...
January 28, 2014 Scoreboard (01/28/14)
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Lady Lions grab big win at Caruthersville (01/24/14)
CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. -- The Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions shook off a recent slump in a big way Thursday night, using a strong third quarter to fuel a 60-40 win over the Caruthersville Lady Tigers in a Bootheel Conference contest. In boys action around the area Thursday, South Pemiscot defeated Delta C7 66-54, while Hayti fell to Rivercrest, Ark. 61-56...
Lady Lions grab big win at Caruthersville (01/24/14)
CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. -- The Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions shook off a recent slump in a big way Thursday night, using a strong third quarter to fuel a 60-40 win over the Caruthersville Lady Tigers in a Bootheel Conference contest. In boys action around the area Thursday, South Pemiscot defeated Delta C7 66-54, while Hayti fell to Rivercrest, Ark. 61-56...
January 24, 2014 Scoreboard (01/24/14)
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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...
Lady Tribe rolls past Caruthersville (01/17/14)
CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. -- Just days after suffering a 45-point loss at state-ranked Dexter, the Kennett Lady Indians took advantage of a golden opportunity to wash of the bad taste of that loss out of their mouths. The Lady Indians utilized a stifling and relentless defense to open up a big lead early and never let up in a 47-12 win over the Caruthersville Lady Tigers here on Thursday night...
January 17, 2014 Scoreboard (01/17/14)
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Comeback falls short for Lions against Malden (01/15/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- The Senath-Hornersville Lions scored 47 second-half points and nearly came back from a 10-point halftime deficit, but ultimately came up short against the Malden Green Wave 73-67 here Tuesday in a Bootheel Conference contest. The Lions (6-6) trailed 30-20 at the half, but came alive in the third quarter to trail just 42-40 entering the final period before falling short in the end...
Comeback falls short for Lions against Malden (01/15/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- The Senath-Hornersville Lions scored 47 second-half points and nearly came back from a 10-point halftime deficit, but ultimately came up short against the Malden Green Wave 73-67 here Tuesday in a Bootheel Conference contest. The Lions (6-6) trailed 30-20 at the half, but came alive in the third quarter to trail just 42-40 entering the final period before falling short in the end...
January 14, 2014 Scoreboard (01/14/14)
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Lady Jays take down Caruthersville (01/10/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- In their final tuneup before the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament, the Charleston Lady Bluejays rode a dominant third quarter to a 67-24 win over visiting Caruthersville. "We didn't come out and play very well in the first half," Charleston head coach Josh Thompson said. "We missed a lot of easy shots and didn't handle the ball an awful lot. The third quarter we really turned it on and played like we should play."...
January 10, 2014 Scoreboard (01/10/14)
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Lady Jays take down Caruthersville (01/10/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- In their final tuneup before the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament, the Charleston Lady Bluejays rode a dominant third quarter to a 67-24 win over visiting Caruthersville. "We didn't come out and play very well in the first half," Charleston head coach Josh Thompson said. "We missed a lot of easy shots and didn't handle the ball an awful lot. The third quarter we really turned it on and played like we should play."...
Poplar Bluff to host inaugural spring softball final four in 2014 (12/25/13)
Kennett softball coach Kevin McCaig has a new motivational tool that will be available to 81 high school softball coaches in Missouri entering the 2014 spring season. The playoffs High school spring softball programs that do not participate in the fall softball state playoffs will no longer have to settle for end-of-the season conference tournaments being the highlight of their spring season...
December 19, 2013 Scoreboard (12/19/13)
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December 17, 2013 Scoreboard (12/17/13)
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Hayti defeats Caruthersville in dramatic fashion (12/12/13)
After a weeks' worth of delays, the Hayti Indians and Caruthersville Tigers finally met for the Lions Classic championship, but this game turned out to be well worth the wait. Hayti's Frankie Burden got the Indians off to a quick start with four early points. ...
Hayti defeats Caruthersville in dramatic fashion (12/12/13)
After a weeks' worth of delays, the Hayti Indians and Caruthersville Tigers finally met for the Lions Classic championship, but this game turned out to be well worth the wait. Hayti's Frankie Burden got the Indians off to a quick start with four early points. ...
Media releases 2013 All-State football teams (12/11/13)
The 2013 Media All-State football team was released late Tuesday night giving plenty of local athletes the all-state nod. Portageville's Ben Story made the Class 1 first team as a defensive back. The 5-9, 175 senior finished the season with 41 tackles, 11 interceptions and three defensive touchdowns...
December 11, 2013 Scoreboard (12/11/13)
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Media releases 2013 All-State football teams (12/11/13)
The 2013 Media All-State football team was released late Tuesday night giving plenty of local athletes the all-state nod. Portageville's Ben Story made the Class 1 first team as a defensive back. The 5-9, 175 senior finished the season with 41 tackles, 11 interceptions and three defensive touchdowns...
Media picks 2013 All-Region football team (12/07/13)
The 2013 Southeast Missouri Media All-Region football team was recently released. This team was nominated and selected by a panel of sportswriters from eight publications. A full list is as followed: Class 4 & 5 First Team Offense QB - Dante Vandeven, jr., 6-2, 190, Jackson...
Southeast Missouri All-Region high school football teams (12/06/13)
The 2013 Southeast Missouri All-Region football teams as nominated and selected by a panel of sportswriters from eight publications: Class 4/5 First Team Offense QB -- Dante Vandeven, jr., 6-2, 190, Jackson RB -- Mikey Jones, sr., 6-2, 205, Cape Central...
Three Dexter players make media all-region football team (12/06/13)
The Missouri Sportswriters and Broadcasters Association released its all-region football team today. Three Dexter players were selected to the Class 3 team. Dexter senior D.J. Dowdy was selected as a first-team all-purpose offensive player. Dexter senior offensive lineman Drew Mason was selected as a second-team offensive player...
Carutherville's Monroe wins Carr Trophy (12/05/13)
By BRIAN ROSENER ~ Daily American Republic POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Darrell Monroe finally took home that elusive Carr Trophy as the most outstanding football player in the SEMO Conference. A finalist for a second straight year, Monroe picked up the honor Wednesday night at the 68th annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Gridiron Banquet...
Carutherville's Monroe wins Carr Trophy (12/05/13)
By BRIAN ROSENER ~ Daily American Republic POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Darrell Monroe finally took home that elusive Carr Trophy as the most outstanding football player in the SEMO Conference. A finalist for a second straight year, Monroe picked up the honor Wednesday night at the 68th annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Gridiron Banquet...
Caruthersville's Darrell Monroe wins Carr Trophy (12/04/13)
Daily American Republic POPLAR BLUFF -- Darrell Monroe finally took home that elusive Carr Trophy as the most outstanding football player in the SEMO Conference. A finalist for a second straight year, Monroe picked up the honor Wednesday night at the 68th annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Gridiron Banquet...
Caruthersville's Darrell Monroe wins Carr Trophy (12/04/13)
Daily American Republic POPLAR BLUFF -- Darrell Monroe finally took home that elusive Carr Trophy as the most outstanding football player in the SEMO Conference. A finalist for a second straight year, Monroe picked up the honor Wednesday night at the 68th annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Gridiron Banquet...
Caruthersvlle tops Gosnell in Lions Classic; Advances to finals (12/04/13)
On Tuesday evening, the Caruthersville Tigers took on the Gosnell Pirates to determine who would advance to the Lions Classic. Caruthersville opened up the game in dominating fashion. The Tigers showcased their athletic defense, forcing multiple Gosnell turnovers, en route to a 10-1 lead. ...
Caruthersvlle tops Gosnell in Lions Classic; Advances to finals (12/04/13)
On Tuesday evening, the Caruthersville Tigers took on the Gosnell Pirates to determine who would advance to the Lions Classic. Caruthersville opened up the game in dominating fashion. The Tigers showcased their athletic defense, forcing multiple Gosnell turnovers, en route to a 10-1 lead. ...
December 3, 2013 Scoreboard (12/03/13)
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Tigers crush Malden 60-18 for sixth straight district title (11/12/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CARUTHERSVILLE -- It'd be an honest mistake for not realizing the Tigers were missing one of the top players in Southeast Missouri Monday after taking on Malden for the Class 2, District 1 championship. That's because even with the absence of star running back Darrell Monroe to an ankle sprain, the Tigers still managed to put up over 400 yards of total offense in a 60-18 rout of the Green Wave to claim their sixth straight district title...
Tigers crush Malden 60-18 for sixth straight district title (11/12/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CARUTHERSVILLE -- It'd be an honest mistake for not realizing the Tigers were missing one of the top players in Southeast Missouri Monday after taking on Malden for the Class 2, District 1 championship. That's because even with the absence of star running back Darrell Monroe to an ankle sprain, the Tigers still managed to put up over 400 yards of total offense in a 60-18 rout of the Green Wave to claim their sixth straight district title...
Caruthersville, Malden meet again with championship on the line (11/08/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CARUTHERSVILLE -- To be the best you have to beat the best. That's exactly what the Malden Green Wave will try to do Monday when they try to take on perennial powerhouse Caruthersville in the Class 2, District 1 championship game...
Caruthersville, Malden meet again with championship on the line (11/08/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CARUTHERSVILLE -- To be the best you have to beat the best. That's exactly what the Malden Green Wave will try to do Monday when they try to take on perennial powerhouse Caruthersville in the Class 2, District 1 championship game...
Jackson hosts Poplar Bluff in rematch (11/06/13)
Class 5 District 1 (3) Poplar Bluff (6-4) at (2) Jackson (6-3) Winner plays: (4) Rockwood Summit (4-6) at (1) Vianney (6-3) Last week: Poplar Bluff 34, Seckman 6; Jackson bye; Rockwood Summit 39, Fox 7; Vianney bye Outlook: It's been 12 days since Jackson last played a game, and it's been 26 days since the Indians' last win...
High school football Week 9: Chaffee seeks to end regular season unbeaten (10/25/13)
Chaffee (8-0) at Charleston (4-4) Last week: Chaffee 56, Jefferson 22; Charleston 40, East Prairie 20 Last year: Charleston 50, Chaffee 8 Outlook: History can repeat itself for the Red Devils tonight. Chaffee can move to 9-0 for the first time since the 1956 Red Devils finished off an unbeaten season with a 41-0 victory over Charleston...
Tigers offense too much for Kennett, Indians fall 62-25 (10/12/13)
The Kennett Indians football team was back in action on Friday, as they traveled to Caruthersville to take on the Tigers. After winning the coin toss and opting to receive, the Indians offense started off with the ball. On second and ten, running back Treyvon Bradford ran for five yards. ...
Tigers offense too much for Kennett, Indians fall 62-25 (10/12/13)
The Kennett Indians football team was back in action on Friday, as they traveled to Caruthersville to take on the Tigers. After winning the coin toss and opting to receive, the Indians offense started off with the ball. On second and ten, running back Treyvon Bradford ran for five yards. ...
October 11, 2013 Scoreboard (10/11/13)
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Prep Football Glance -- Week 6 (10/03/13)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two every Thursday throughout the season. Chaffee at East Prairie Records: East Prairie (1-4); Chaffee (5-0)...
Sunday Audibles: High School football poll (09/29/13)
1. JACKSON (4-1, 35 points): The Jackson Indians are now the unanimous No. 1 in our poll after their drubbing of rival Central Friday night. The true battle for No. 1 will be decided this week, however, when Sikeston travels to the The Pit in Jackson on Friday night. Sikeston's defense has been stout but susceptible to the big play while Jackson's offense is capable of the big play but susceptible to turnovers...
Caruthersville spoils NMCC homecoming (09/28/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Caruthersville running back Darrell Monroe may get most of the headlines, but on Friday it was quarterback Tyler Grissom giving the New Madrid County Central Eagles fits. Combining for a total of 239 yards and three touchdowns through the air and on the ground the senior helped the Tigers snap NMCC's two-game win streak while handing them their third shutout of the season, 42-0...
Caruthersville spoils NMCC homecoming (09/28/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Caruthersville running back Darrell Monroe may get most of the headlines, but on Friday it was quarterback Tyler Grissom giving the New Madrid County Central Eagles fits. Combining for a total of 239 yards and three touchdowns through the air and on the ground the senior helped the Tigers snap NMCC's two-game win streak while handing them their third shutout of the season, 42-0...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 5 (09/26/13)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two every Thursday throughout the season. Caruthersville at NMCC Records: Caruthersville (3-1); NMCC (2-2)...
Dexter drops Week 4 contest to Caruthersville 63-13 (09/21/13)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats scored multiple touchdowns for the first time this season Friday night but did not stop all-state running back Darrell Monroe and the rest of the Caruthersville Tigers' offensive weapons enough to secure its first victory of the season...
Dexter drops Week 4 contest to Caruthersville 63-13 (09/21/13)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats scored multiple touchdowns for the first time this season Friday night but did not stop all-state running back Darrell Monroe and the rest of the Caruthersville Tigers' offensive weapons enough to secure its first victory of the season...
Sept. 20, 2013 Scoreboard (09/20/13)
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High school: Notre Dame softball squad blanks Jackson (09/20/13)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
Lady Indians tennis team stays hot, beats Caruthersville (09/19/13)
The Lady Indians tennis team has been on fire all season long, and this afternoon was no different. The Lady Indians would go on to defeat the Caruthersville Lady Tigers in all Varsity and Junior Varsity games. Hadley Hilburn would set the tone for the Lady Indians by defeating Caruthersville player Hannah Bishop 8-2. ...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 4 (09/18/13)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two every Thursday throughout the season. Chaffee at Portageville Records: Chaffee (3-0); Portageville (1-2)...
Dexter volleyball team places 2nd at 48-team Dig for Life Classic (09/17/13)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity volleyball team came up just short in its bid for its first Dig for Life Classic championship in school history Saturday night. Dexter placed second at the 48-team tournament in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Notre Dame defeated Dexter 26-28, 25-20, 25-18, in the gold bracket championship to claim the title for a second straight season...
Briefly: Dexter volleyball team places 2nd at 48-team Dig for Life Classic (09/15/13)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter varsity volleyball team placed second at the 48- team Dig for Life Classic in Cape Girardeau, Mo., Saturday night. Notre Dame defeated Dexter 26-28, 25-20, 25-18, in the gold bracket championship to claim the title for a second straight season...
Dig for Life bracket play results (09/15/13)
SATURDAY Gold bracket First round St. Vincent def. Advance 25-17, 26-24 Jefferson def. Bernie 25-19, 25-23 Clearwater def. New Haven 25-16, 17-25, 25-22. Notre Dame def. Eminence 25-16, 25-17. Dexter def. Jackson 25-18, 25-18. Saxony Lutheran def. Lesterville 25-19, 25-23...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 3 (09/11/13)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two every Thursday throughout the season. Hayti at Chaffee Records: Hayti (0-2); Chaffee (2-0)...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 3 (09/11/13)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two every Thursday throughout the season. Hayti at Chaffee Records: Hayti (0-2); Chaffee (2-0)...
Football Preview: Charleston Bluejays (08/28/13)
Bluejays looking to continue strides
Caruthersville football team looks to return to state semifinals (08/28/13)
What do you do in pre-season practice if you are a member of the defending state semi-finalist Caruthersville Tiger football team? That answer is simple, work your tail off. That's how Coach Nathan Morgan and his Tigers have been so successful over the last three seasons, and with his fourth season at the helm rapidly approaching, he is preparing his team for the battles that lie ahead. ...
Caruthersville football team looks to return to state semifinals (08/28/13)
What do you do in pre-season practice if you are a member of the defending state semi-finalist Caruthersville Tiger football team? That answer is simple, work your tail off. That's how Coach Nathan Morgan and his Tigers have been so successful over the last three seasons, and with his fourth season at the helm rapidly approaching, he is preparing his team for the battles that lie ahead. ...
2013 Caruthersville Volleyball Schedule (08/28/13)
2013 Caruthersville Girls Tennis Schedule (08/14/13)
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All-state baseball team released (06/12/13)
The Missouri Baseball Coaches Association recently released its 2013 all-state baseball team. Seven players from Dunklin or Pemiscot County received recognition on the team. Cooter senior Brandon Bridges was selected first-team all-state as a pitcher in Class 1. Cooter sophomore Riley Hickerson was selected honorable mention all-state as a DH/utility player...
Bootheel Conference softball awards released (05/25/13)
The 2013 Bootheel Conference softball awards were recently released. Portageville's Jenna Hawkins was selected as the Bootheel Conference Player of the Year. Hawkins went 16-1 on the mound in 17 starts. She threw 14 shutouts and compiled a 0.71 ERA in 88.2 innings pitched. Hawkins struck out 186 and walked 36...
Bootheel Conference team selected (05/22/13)
The Bootheel Conference baseball awards were recently released. Malden's Tanner Murphy was selected Bootheel Conference Player of the Year. Murphy batted .600 with 10 home runs and 39 RBIs. He went 7-3 on the mound. He compiled a 1.44 ERA in 48.2 innings pitched. He struck out 84...
Bootheel Conference baseball awards released (05/22/13)
The Bootheel Conference baseball awards were recently released. Malden's Tanner Murphy was selected Bootheel Conference Player of the Year. Murphy batted .600 with 10 home runs and 39 RBIs. He went 7-3 on the mound. He compiled a 1.44 ERA in 48.2 innings pitched. He struck out 84...
Bootheel Conference baseball awards released (05/22/13)
The Bootheel Conference baseball awards were recently released. Malden's Tanner Murphy was selected Bootheel Conference Player of the Year. Murphy batted .600 with 10 home runs and 39 RBIs. He went 7-3 on the mound. He compiled a 1.44 ERA in 48.2 innings pitched. He struck out 84...
Offense propels Eagles forward in Class 3, District 1 tournament (05/13/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- Despite surrendering a pair of first inning runs to Caruthersville on Saturday the New Madrid County Central Eagles were more than able to make up for any mistakes with their bats. Combining for nine hits, the Eagles came back to take the lead in the home half of the frame before rolling to a 14-4 mercy-rule win in the opening round of the Class 3, District 1 tournament...
Offense propels Eagles forward in Class 3, District 1 tournament (05/13/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- Despite surrendering a pair of first inning runs to Caruthersville on Saturday the New Madrid County Central Eagles were more than able to make up for any mistakes with their bats. Combining for nine hits, the Eagles came back to take the lead in the home half of the frame before rolling to a 14-4 mercy-rule win in the opening round of the Class 3, District 1 tournament...
High school roundup: Notre Dame golf team repeats as district champs (04/30/13)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Notre Dame golf team repeats as district champs (04/30/13)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
Central's Simmons shrugs off wind, wins SEMO Conference tournament (04/24/13)
Mother Nature huffed and puffed Tuesday afternoon during the SEMO Conference Tournament at Dalhousie Golf Club. She was able to help inflate 31 scores to 100 and beyond on the par-72 layout. She was able to blow over Travis Simmons' golf bag as it sat in the fairway on the 15th hole as he putted nearby...
Kennett golf team wins SEMO Conference South title (04/24/13)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Kennett high school golf team claimed the SEMO Conference South championship at the Dalhousie Golf Club in Cape Girardeau, Mo., Tuesday afternoon. Kennett calculated a first-place team score of 396. Kelly placed second with a 404 and Caruthersville took third with a 419...
High school roundup: Jackson soccer blanks Notre Dame (04/23/13)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
Kennett track team wins medals at Sikeston Twighlight Relays (04/11/13)
SIKESTON, Mo. - The Kennett track team competed at the Sikeston Twighlight Relays Tuesday afternoon. Kennett placed in the top three in four competitions at the relays. Kennett's Holy Sando finished first in the 1,600 meter run with a time of 5:57. Kennett's Michele Nino placed third with a time of 6:38...
Sikeston boys, girls fare well in Relays (04/10/13)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs track team combined for 12 first place finishes at the Twilight Relays Tuesday at the Sikeston Public High School Stadium. The boys team capped the night with seven first place medals while the girls rounded out the day with five...
High school roundup: Notre Dame girls soccer blanks St. Vincent (04/10/13)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Charleston boys take first in own Invitational (04/07/13)
By Chris Pobst sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- The Charleston boys track team won their own meet Friday in dominating fashion. The Bluejays scored 129 1/2 points as a team during the Charleston Invitational at Charleston High School. The event featured 15 different high schools from across the tri-state area...
Tigers down Delta C-7 (04/05/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- The Risco Tigers rallied around an unfortunate accident Thursday afternoon over visiting Delta C-7. An early morning car crash involving a Risco counselor and senior sponsor provided the Tigers with extra motivation to pull out a 12-3 win. The person involved in the crash, who was flown to St. Louis, is expected to survive...
Tigers down Delta C-7 (04/05/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- The Risco Tigers rallied around an unfortunate accident Thursday afternoon over visiting Delta C-7. An early morning car crash involving a Risco counselor and senior sponsor provided the Tigers with extra motivation to pull out a 12-3 win. The person involved in the crash, who was flown to St. Louis, is expected to survive...
Kennett baseball team run-rules Caruthersville 14-3 (04/04/13)
CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. - The Kennett Indians baseball program extended its winning-streak to five games Wednesday afternoon with a convincing 14-3 road win against the Caruthersville Tigers. Kennett led 6-0 after two innings and 8-0 after four innings before Caruthersville calculated all three of its runs in the bottom of the fifth to trim the deficit to 8-3. Kennett added a run in the sixth and five runs in the seventh to set the final score...
Chaffee blasts Greenville 12-2, Risco falls on the road (03/20/13)
CHAFFEE -- Totaling 10 hits, the Chaffee Red Devils defeated Greenville 12-2 Tuesday in Chaffee. Logan Henson led the Red Devils at the plate with three hits. Devin Yahn added one hit and led Chaffee with three RBIs. Chaffee's Cody Johnson picked up the win on the mound. Johnson pitched four innings and struck out four. He allowed two hits and one unearned run while throwing 65 pitches...
NMCC begins year with 18-0 rout over Caruthersville (03/20/13)
NEW MADRID -- Coming into their first game of the year, one of New Madrid County Central's main concerns was how so much turnover in the lineup this offseason would affect their offense. At least for one day the Eagles got a positive answer as they opened the season on Tuesday with a dominant 18-0 mercy-rule win over Caruthersville...
NMCC begins year with 18-0 rout over Caruthersville (03/20/13)
NEW MADRID -- Coming into their first game of the year, one of New Madrid County Central's main concerns was how so much turnover in the lineup this offseason would affect their offense. At least for one day the Eagles got a positive answer as they opened the season on Tuesday with a dominant 18-0 mercy-rule win over Caruthersville...
2013 Caruthersville Track and Field Schedule (03/15/13)
2013 Caruthersville Spring Softball Schedule (03/14/13)
2013 Caruthersville Spring Baseball Schedule (03/14/13)
Caruthersville's Matt Palmer making bid to return to major leagues with Dodgers (03/09/13)
"People ask me what I do in the winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring." -- Rogers Hornsby. That quote by the famous St. Louis Cardinals great comes to mind for many this time of year as players from Little League to the Major Leagues start working on their game. ...
Caruthersville's Matt Palmer making bid to return to major leagues with Dodgers (03/09/13)
"People ask me what I do in the winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring." -- Rogers Hornsby. That quote by the famous St. Louis Cardinals great comes to mind for many this time of year as players from Little League to the Major Leagues start working on their game. ...
Bootheel Conference boys and girls basketball awards released (03/07/13)
The Bootheel Conference boys and girls basketball awards were recently released. Hayti's Maurion Newbill was selected as the varsity boys Senior Player of the Year. Newbill averaged 20.7 points, 4.1 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 2.4 steals per game. He was 70 of 99 from the free throw line...
Bootheel Conference boys and girls basketball awards released (03/07/13)
The Bootheel Conference boys and girls basketball awards were recently released. Hayti's Maurion Newbill was selected as the varsity boys Senior Player of the Year. Newbill averaged 20.7 points, 4.1 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 2.4 steals per game. He was 70 of 99 from the free throw line...
No. 1 Charleston will face No. 2 NMCC for title (02/20/13)
MALDEN -- For the first time since 2009 the New Madrid County Central Eagles find themselves back in the Class 3, District 1 title game with a chance to take down the defending champion Charleston Bluejays. Playing Doniphan in the tournament semifinals Tuesday, the Eagles received 19 points from sophomore Willie Jimerson and another 16 points from Delontre Haney as they cruised to a 66-30 final...
February 19, 2013 Scoreboard (02/19/13)
All the high school basketball scores reported to Semoball.com.
Caruthersville coach Smith ready for showdown with Charleston after Tigers rally from 11 down to beat Twin Rivers (02/16/13)
The fifth-seeded Caruthersville Tigers basketball team overcame a 38-27 halftime deficit to beat the fourth-seeded Twin Rivers Royals 70-69.
Caruthersville coach Smith ready for showdown with Charleston after overcoming 11-point halftime deficit against Twin Rivers in district opener (02/16/13)
MALDEN, Mo. - The fifth-seeded Caruthersville Tigers basketball team overcame a 38-27 halftime deficit to beat the fourth-seeded Twin Rivers Royals 70-69 in a quarterfinal game of the Class 3, District 1, boys basketball tournament Saturday. The Tigers opened the second half on a 21-7 run to move ahead 48-45 with 2:03 remaining in the third quarter...
District tournaments set to kick off Saturday for Classes 1-3 (02/14/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- After rolling to the Class 3, District 1 championship the past few years, the Charleston Bluejays will face some stiff competition this weekend as they start the road to repeating as state champions. While that competition may not come in the first few rounds, district rival New Madrid County Central (15-7) is sitting as a potential road block on the other side of the bracket. ...
February 11, 2013 Scoreboard (02/11/13)
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Semifinals set at Bootheel Conference varsity and junior varsity girls basketball tournaments (02/02/13)
KENNETT, Mo. - The championship semifinals are set at the Bootheel Conference junior varsity and varsity girls basketball tournaments following quarterfinal action Saturday at Kennett High School. Top-seeded Kennett will take on No. 4 seeded South Pemiscot in the first varsity semifinal Monday at 6:30 p.m. No. 2 seeded Senath-Hornersville will take on No. 3 seeded Portageville in the second varsity semifinal Monday at 8 p.m...
Kennett boys basketball program exits Bootheel Conference No. 1, beats Caruthersville 91-64 in BHC Tournament final (02/03/13)
MALDEN, Mo. - Kennett varsity boys basketball coach Jim Vaughan offered a simple explanation for Friday night's 27-point Bootheel Conference Tournament championship win against Caruthersville "I thought our kids were hungry," Vaughan said. "They didn't take anything for granted tonight and that's a great sign this time of the year. They wanted to come in and take care of business."...
Kennett boys basketball program exits Bootheel Conference No. 1, beats Caruthersville 91-64 in BHC Tournament final (02/02/13)
MALDEN, Mo. - Kennett varsity boys basketball coach Jim Vaughan offered a simple explanation for Friday night's 27-point Bootheel Conference Tournament championship win against Caruthersville "I thought our kids were hungry," Vaughan said. "They didn't take anything for granted tonight and that's a great sign this time of the year. They wanted to come in and take care of business."...
Strong second halves help Kennett and Caruthersville advance to Friday's Bootheel Conference title game (02/01/13)
MALDEN, Mo. - There will not be a repeat champion at the 2013 varsity boys Bootheel Conference basketball tournament. The top-seeded Kennett Indians and No. 3 Caruthersville Tigers are slated to battle it out for the Bootheel Conference Tournament title Friday at 7:30 p.m. in Malden following come-from-behind wins in their respective championship semifinal games Thursday night...
Strong seconds halves help Kennett and Caruthersville advance to Friday's Bootheel Conference title game (02/02/13)
MALDEN, Mo. - There will not be a repeat champion at the 2013 varsity boys Bootheel Conference basketball tournament. The top-seeded Kennett Indians and No. 3 Caruthersville Tigers are slated to battle it out for the Bootheel Conference Tournament title Friday at 7:30 p.m. in Malden following come-from-behind wins in their respective championship semifinal games Thursday night...
February 1, 2013 Scoreboard (02/01/13)
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January 31, 2013 Scoreboard (01/31/13)
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Senath-Hornersville and South Pemiscot advance to JV title game at boys BHC Tournament (01/31/13)
MALDEN, Mo. - The fourth-seeded Senath-Hornersville Lions and second-seeded South Pemiscot Bulldogs are set to square off in the championship of the boys junior varsity Bootheel Conference Tournament following semifinal action Wednesday night. Senath-Hornersville secured its spot in Friday's championship with a 57-54 semifinal win against the top-seeded Caruthersville Tigers...
Senath-Hornersville and South Pemiscot advance to J.V. title game at boys BHC Tournament (01/31/13)
MALDEN, Mo. - The fourth-seeded Senath-Hornersville Lions and second-seeded South Pemiscot Bulldogs are set to square off in the championship of the boys junior varsity Bootheel Conference Tournament following semifinal action Wednesday night. Senath-Hornersville secured its spot in Friday's championship with a 57-54 semifinal win against the top-seeded Caruthersville Tigers...
Top seeds advance to semifinals of boys Bootheel Conference tournaments at Malden (01/30/13)
MALDEN, Mo. - The varsity and junior varsity boys basketball semifinals are set at the Bootheel Conference Tournament following quarterfinal action Monday and Tuesday at Malden High School. All of the higher seeded teams advanced to the semifinals. No. 1 seeded Kennett will meet No. 4 seeded Portageville Thursday at 6 p.m. in the first varsity semifinal. No. 2 seeded Hayti will meet No. 3 seeded Caruthersville in the second varsity semifinal Thursday at 7:30 p.m...
Top seeds advance to semifinals of boys Bootheel Conference tournaments at Malden (01/30/13)
MALDEN, Mo. - The varsity and junior varsity boys basketball semifinals are set at the Bootheel Conference Tournament following quarterfinal action Monday and Tuesday at Malden High School. All of the higher seeded teams advanced to the semifinals. No. 1 seeded Kennett will meet No. 4 seeded Portageville Thursday at 6 p.m. in the first varsity semifinal. No. 2 seeded Hayti will meet No. 3 seeded Caruthersville in the second varsity semifinal Thursday at 7:30 p.m...
January 29, 2013 Scoreboard (01/29/13)
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Running wild (01/26/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston head basketball coach Gregg Holifield is never satisfied. Despite having just one loss this season, he continually is trying to work out any kinks the team may have with an end-game of reaching its peak level of performance by district tournament time in late February...
Running wild (01/26/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston head basketball coach Gregg Holifield is never satisfied. Despite having just one loss this season, he continually is trying to work out any kinks the team may have with an end-game of reaching its peak level of performance by district tournament time in late February...
Chaffee gets rare win over SCC 64-47 (01/26/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- For the first time in 12 years the Chaffee Red Devils defeated the Scott County Central Braves. Chaffee, who hadn't beaten the Braves since Dec. 29, 2000 in a 64-60 Red Devil victory, finally downed the perennial power 64-47 Friday at Chaffee High School...
Strong perimeter shooting propels South Pemiscot boys past Neelyville 70-58 (01/26/13)
STEELE, Mo. - The South Pemiscot Bulldogs hit nine 3-pointers in a 70-58 home win against the Neelyville Tigers Friday night. Jacob Trammel led the Bulldogs with 21 points. He hit seven of the 16 treys he attempted. Anthony Primer tallied 13 points for South Pemiscot. Logan Carter added 12 more for the Bulldogs...
January 25, 2013 Scoreboard (01/25/13)
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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...
January 22, 2013 Scoreboard (01/22/13)
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19-and-older Charleston Riverdogs baseball team set to return to southeast Missouri this summer (01/19/13)
College-level baseball players will have the opportunity to play closer to home this summer. The Charleston Riverdogs 19-and-older collegiate-level baseball team is organizing and will be holding tryouts in April. The time, date and location of the tryouts has not been determined at this time...
Conference shakeup?: Malden boys overcome 15-point halftime deficit to beat Hayti 81-77 (01/18/13)
MALDEN, Mo. - Malden Green Wave varsity boys basketball coach Yevgeny Sokolov went back to the drawing board with his team trailing the Hayti Indians 41-26 at halftime Wednesday night. "We talked a little bit about defense," Sokolov said of the halftime speech. ...
Charleston advances to next round in Superman Classic (01/15/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com METROPOLIS, Ill. -- The Charleston Bluejays easily took care of their first opponent in the 30th Annual Superman Classic Monday at Massac County High School. The Bluejays, the tournament's No. 1 seed, defeated Century, Ill., 86-43...
Charleston advances to next round in Superman Classic (01/15/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com METROPOLIS, Ill. -- The Charleston Bluejays easily took care of their first opponent in the 30th Annual Superman Classic Monday at Massac County High School. The Bluejays, the tournament's No. 1 seed, defeated Century, Ill., 86-43...
Host sites of basketball state playoff games released (01/15/13)
The host sites of district tournaments and state playoff games have been released for the 2013 Missouri high school state basketball playoffs. Class 1, 2 and 3 boys and girls district tournaments will take place the week of Feb.16-22. Class 1, District 1, will feature Clarkton, Delta C-7, Gideon, Koshkonong, Naylor, North Pemiscot, Risco and Southland. Gideon will host Class 1, District 1...
Holcomb basketball team winning Bloomfield Christmas Tournament voted top sports story of 2012 in Bootheel by less than 100 votes (01/10/13)
When the clock struck 11:59 p.m. Wednesday night the 2012 top sports story in the Bootheel was officially finalized. The Holcomb Hornets varsity boys basketball team winning the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament for the first time in school history was voted the top sports story of 2012 by the readers who participated in the online poll...
State-ranked Bernie Mules suffer setback against Caruthersville (01/09/13)
CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. - The Caruthersville Tigers varsity boys basketball team moved back above the .500 mark Tuesday night with a convincing 76-54 home win against the state-ranked Bernie Mules. The Tigers outscored the Mules by single digits in every quarter...
Caruthersville boys cruise past state-ranked Bernie (01/09/13)
CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. - The Caruthersville Tigers varsity boys basketball team moved back above the .500 mark Tuesday night with a convincing 76-54 home win against the state-ranked Bernie Mules. The Tigers outscored the Mules by single digits in every quarter...
Caruthersville boys cruise past state-ranked Bernie (01/09/13)
CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. - The Caruthersville Tigers varsity boys basketball team moved back above the .500 mark Tuesday night with a convincing 76-54 home win against the state-ranked Bernie Mules. The Tigers outscored the Mules by single digits in every quarter...
Runaway (01/08/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs saw their share of frustration early this season as they fought through six straight losses before picking up their first win of the season. As of late, however, the Lady Bulldogs have turned things around and are currently owners of a three-game winning streak including wins over Scott City and Chaffee...
Runaway (01/08/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs saw their share of frustration early this season as they fought through six straight losses before picking up their first win of the season. As of late, however, the Lady Bulldogs have turned things around and are currently owners of a three-game winning streak including wins over Scott City and Chaffee...
Prep roundup: Eagles take down Saxony, Lady Hawks pound Caruthersville (01/06/13)
JACKSON -- Oran senior Kody Moore scored 20 points as the Eagles grounded the Saxony Lutheran Crusaders Friday 68-50. The Eagles held a slim 50-42 lead after the first three quarters and quickly ran away with it in the fourth. Oran outscored the Crusaders 18-8 in the final eight minutes...
2012 Top 15 sports stories in the Bootheel (01/03/13)
The accomplishments by Bootheel athletes were unprecedented and at times unheard of at their respective schools before 2012. Other accomplishments represented the continued success of perennial powerhouses in the Bootheel. One Dunklin County athlete was drafted by the Atlanta Braves. Another signed to play softball at the University of Missouri. A football player from Malden won the Carr Trophy for the first time in school history...
2012 Top 15 sports stories in the Bootheel (01/03/13)
The accomplishments by Bootheel athletes were unprecedented and at times unheard of at their respective schools before 2012. Other accomplishments represented the continued success of perennial powerhouses in the Bootheel. One Dunklin County athlete was drafted by the Atlanta Braves. Another signed to play softball at the University of Missouri. A football player from Malden won the Carr Trophy for the first time in school history...
Eagles take home consolation title 75-66 (12/31/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com DYERSBURG, Tenn. -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles didn't leave Dyersburg, Tenn., empty handed. The Eagles completed a furious second half comeback to win the consolation championship against Caruthersville Saturday during the 2012 Dyersburg Christmas Tournament...
Caruthersville Tigers gain ground in standings with Bootheel Conference win at Malden (12/20/12)
MALDEN, Mo. - The Caruthersville Tigers varsity boys basketball team leaped ahead of the Malden Green Wave in the Bootheel Conference regular-season standings Thursday night with a 73-67 road win at Malden. Caruthersville outscored Malden by 14 points in the first half to build a 38-24 lead by halftime. Malden won the second half by eight points, but never trailed by less than five in the final 16 minutes of regulation...
Caruthersville Tigers gain ground in standings with Bootheel Conference win at Malden (12/21/12)
MALDEN, Mo. - The Caruthersville Tigers varsity boys basketball team leaped ahead of the Malden Green Wave in the Bootheel Conference regular-season standings Thursday night with a 73-67 road win at Malden. Caruthersville outscored Malden by 14 points in the first half to build a 38-24 lead by halftime. Malden won the second half by eight points, but never trailed by less than five in the final 16 minutes of regulation...
December 20, 2012 Scoreboard (12/20/12)
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Hayti boys improve to 3-0 in Bootheel Conference with 72-42 win at Senath-Hornersville (12/20/12)
SENATH, Mo. - The Hayti Indians varsity boys basketball team extended its winning-streak to four games Tuesday night with a 72-42 road victory against the Senath-Hornersville Lions. Hayti led contest 18-13 at the end of the first quarter before it outscored Senath-Hornersville 22-2 in the second period to increase its lead to 40-15 at halftime. Hayti concluded the game by outscoring the Lions by single digits in the third and fourth quarters...
Kennett, Malden, and Holcomb among baseball teams changing districts (12/13/12)
Multiple baseball districts in the Missouri Bootheel will have new teams when district baseball tournaments begin this spring. For the past decade Missouri baseball teams have competed in one of four classes in the state baseball playoffs. The class each team competes in is determined by the high school enrollments of every baseball team in Missouri...
Kennett, Malden, and Holcomb among baseball teams changing districts (12/13/12)
Multiple baseball districts in the Missouri Bootheel will have new teams when district baseball tournaments begin this spring. For the past decade Missouri baseball teams have competed in one of four classes in the state baseball playoffs. The class each team competes in is determined by the high school enrollments of every baseball team in Missouri...
Kennett varsity boys basketball team runs past Malden late (12/12/12)
KENNETT, Mo. - Midway into the third quarter Tuesday night the Kennett Indians varsity boys basketball team looked like it might be well on its way to a second straight overtime game against a Bootheel Conference opponent. Kennett, which defeated Caruthersville 80-74 in overtime in its conference opener on Dec. 4, led the Malden Green Wave by just one point at 37-36 with 4:33 remaining in the third quarter Tuesday night...
Kennett 8th grade and Malden 7th grade win Bootheel Conference boys basketball titles (12/07/12)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. - Kennett eighth grade boys basketball coach Brent Carr had few complaints about his team's season following its 39-34 Bootheel Conference Tournament championship victory against Hayti Thursday night. "Going into the season I had a lot of reservations about how I could handle them," Carr said. ...
Media all-state football team released (12/06/12)
The 2012 media all-state football team. --- CLASS 1 1st Team QB: Dylan Heitz, South Harrison, 6-3, 190, Jr. AP: Zane Jacoby, Westran, 6-4, 184, So. RB: Dallas Peoples, Tipton, 5-5, 185, Sr. RB: Zach Freeman, Polo, 5-9, 189, Sr. RB: Derrick Hughes, Hamilton, 5-10, 195...
Kennett boys basketball team outlasts Caruthersville in overtime (12/05/12)
KENNETT, Mo. - Kennett varsity boys basketball coach Jim Vaughan expected no cakewalk in Tuesday night's home opener against the Caruthersville Tigers. "They put a great starting lineup out there," Vaughan said of Caruthersville. "Their five starters feed off of each other well so you know you are going to be battle tested when you go into a game with them right away. We anticipated a tough game. They do a great job with defensive pressure."...
Prep Football: Nichols earns all-state honors after stellar senior season (12/05/12)
SIKESTON -- The Missouri Media All-State Football teams were announced Wednesday with a handfull of locals making the cut. Most notable is Sikeston senior defensive end Nick Nichols, who was selected first team, Class 4 and was the only Bulldog to make the list...
Kennett boys basketball team outlasts Caruthersville in overtime (12/05/12)
KENNETT, Mo. - Kennett varsity boys basketball coach Jim Vaughan expected no cakewalk in Tuesday night's home opener against the Caruthersville Tigers. "They put a great starting lineup out there," Vaughan said of Caruthersville. "Their five starters feed off of each other well so you know you are going to be battle tested when you go into a game with them right away. We anticipated a tough game. They do a great job with defensive pressure."...
Kennett Lady Indians roll past Caruthersville 53-18 (12/05/12)
KENNETT, Mo. - Kennett Lady Indians varsity girls basketball coach Rod Baxter was most pleased with his players team execution in Tuesday night's 53-18 blowout win against the Caruthersville Lady Tigers. "We talked a great deal the last couple of days about team execution of the game," Baxter said. ...
Jackson's Wright selected first-team all-state in football (12/05/12)
Jackson wide receiver Brannon Wright saved one of his biggest catches for last. Wright, who was a dangerous weapon in a revitalized Jackson offense, hauled in Class 5 first-team all-state recognition by the Missouri Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association today for his performance on the football field during his senior season...
High school football all-state teams (12/05/12)
Class 1 First team Offense QB: Dylan Heitz, South Harrison, 6-3, 190, Jr. AP: Zane Jacoby, Westran, 6-4, 184, So. RB: Dallas Peoples, Tipton, 5-5, 185, Sr. RB: Zach Freeman, Polo, 5-9, 189, Sr. RB: Derrick Hughes, Hamilton, 5-10, 195 RB: Tyler Fallert, Valle Catholic, 6-0, 201, Jr...
Tuesday's Lady Bulldog Classic Results: NMCC and South Pemiscot advance to finals with double-digit wins against Kennett and Portageville (11/28/12)
No. 1 New Madrid County Central 60, No. 5 Kennett 23 STEELE, Mo. - For the first time since 2008 a new champion will be crowned at the 8-team Lady Bulldogs Classic. The top-seeded New Madrid County Central Lady Eagles cruised to a 60-23 win against the fifth-seeded Kennett Lady Indians Tuesday afternoon in a championship semifinal contest at the tournament...
Tuesday's Boys Bulldog Classic Results: South Pemiscot, Gosnell, Ark., advance to title game (11/28/12)
No. 4 South Pemiscot 111, No. 1 Caruthersville 107 STEELE, Mo. - The fourth-seeded South Pemiscot Bulldogs knocked off the three-time defending champion Caruthersville Tigers 111-107 in triple overtime in a championship semifinal at the Bulldog Classic Tuesday night...
Tuesday's Boys Bulldog Classic Results: South Pemiscot, Gosnell, Ark., advance to title game (11/28/12)
No. 4 South Pemiscot 111, No. 1 Caruthersville 107 STEELE, Mo. - The fourth-seeded South Pemiscot Bulldogs knocked off the three-time defending champion Caruthersville Tigers 111-107 in triple overtime in a championship semifinal at the Bulldog Classic Tuesday night...
Kennett girls upset Senath-Hornersville in quarterfinals of Lady Bulldog Classic (11/28/12)
STEELE, Mo. - The fifth-seeded Kennett Lady Indians opened the second half on a 7-0 run to break a 22-22 tie and never looked back on its way to a 44-38 upset-win against the fourth-seeded Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions Monday. Kennett, which is the three-time defending champion of the 8-team varsity Lady Bulldogs Classic, advances to today's championship semifinals with Monday's win...
H.S. hoops roundup: semfinal matches set at Bulldog Classic and Campbell Invitational varsity tournaments (11/27/12)
BULLDOG CLASSIC BOYS QUARTERFINALS The top four seeds advanced to the semifinals of the 8-team Bulldog Classic varsity boys basketball tournament Monday night. Top-seeded Caruthersville beat No. 8 seeded North Pemiscot 103-76, No. 4 seeded South Pemiscot defeated No. 5 seeded Clarkton 69-39, No. 2 seeded Hayti cruised past No. 7 seeded Senath-Hornersville 73-45 and No. 3 seeded Gosnell, Ark., outscored sixth-seeded Gideon by 23 points in the second half on its way to an 80-51 victory...
H.S. hoops roundup: semfinal matches set at Bulldog Classic and Campbell Invitational varsity tournaments (11/27/12)
BULLDOG CLASSIC BOYS QUARTERFINALS The top four seeds advanced to the semifinals of the 8-team Bulldog Classic varsity boys basketball tournament Monday night. Top-seeded Caruthersville beat No. 8 seeded North Pemiscot 103-76, No. 4 seeded South Pemiscot defeated No. 5 seeded Clarkton 69-39, No. 2 seeded Hayti cruised past No. 7 seeded Senath-Hornersville 73-45 and No. 3 seeded Gosnell, Ark., outscored sixth-seeded Gideon by 23 points in the second half on its way to an 80-51 victory...
2012 Basketball Preview: Senath-Hornersville Lions Boys (11/24/12)
Senath-Hornersville first-year varsity boys basketball coach David Heeb presented a strong message to his club when he met with them for the first time this summer. "When I walked in the door I told the kids 'we are going to win,'" Heeb said. "There are no moral victories here. We are not trying to make the score close or anything like that. We are going to win...
2012 all-region football team released (11/23/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A panel of southeast Missouri sportswriters recently announced the 2012 all-region high school football teams. The Sikeston Bulldogs, following a 9-2 season, ended up with 10 total selections on first and second team in Class 4/5...
Media's all-region football team released (11/23/12)
The 2012 all-region high school football teams were released Friday at 12:01 a.m. Two Kennett players - Bud Hilburn and Bron McPherson - were selected to the all-regional football team. McPherson, a junior, was selected to the Class 3 second team as an all-purpose player. Hilburn, a sophomore, was selected to the Class 3 second-team as a defensive player...
Media's all-region football team released (11/23/12)
The 2012 all-region high school football teams were released Friday at 12:01 a.m. Two Kennett players - Bud Hilburn and Bron McPherson - were selected to the all-regional football team. McPherson, a junior, was selected to the Class 3 second team as an all-purpose player. Hilburn, a sophomore, was selected to the Class 3 second-team as a defensive player...
Caruthersville's season ends after run-in with Lamar (11/19/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com LAMAR -- The Caruthersville Tigers struck first, but it didn't take long for their luck to run short. Caruthersville saw their state title ambitions dashed at the hands of the defending champions, Lamar, Saturday during a 69-12 rout in the Class 2 semifinals at Lamar High School...
Caruthersville's season ends after run-in with Lamar (11/19/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com LAMAR -- The Caruthersville Tigers struck first, but it didn't take long for their luck to run short. Caruthersville saw their state title ambitions dashed at the hands of the defending champions, Lamar, Saturday during a 69-12 rout in the Class 2 semifinals at Lamar High School...