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NMCC surrenders five unanswered, falls to Bernie (04/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- Stepping right back on the field following an extra-inning win over Cooter on Friday, the New Madrid County Central Eagles surrendered five unanswered runs to the Bernie Mules to fall 8-4. "Bernie small-balled us there a little bit," NMCC head coach Joseph McClarty said. "They got some hits and found some holes. We hit the ball square today and I think they turned a couple double plays on us...
SCAA Roundup: Bernie baseball team run-rules Bloomfield (04/18/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The highly anticipated baseball showdown between the top seeded teams in next week's SCAA varsity baseball tournament turned into a dud Thursday afternoon. The Bernie Mules calculated 14 unanswered run on its way to a 14-0 five-inning road win against the Bloomfield Wildcats...
PREP ROUNDUP: Oran edges Cooter 4-3, Sikeston tennis downed by Dexter (04/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Rally for a pair of runs late, the Oran Eagles downed Cooter 4-3 on Wednesday. Both teams came out of the first inning with a pair of runs and the Braves scored again in the third to go up 3-2. That lead held until a two-run rally in the seventh gave Oran the come-from-behind win...
High school roundup: Priggel delivers again in Oran baseball team's victory (04/17/14)
Oran's Jacob Priggel marked the one-week anniversary of his walk-off hit against Scott City with another against Cooter on Wednesday afternoon. Priggel drove home Preston Hahn and Seth Ressell following Ben Heuring's sacrifice in the bottom of the seventh to lead the Eagles to a 4-3 victory at home...
High school roundup: Priggel delivers again in Oran baseball team's victory (04/17/14)
Oran's Jacob Priggel marked the one-week anniversary of his walk-off hit against Scott City with another against Cooter on Wednesday afternoon. Priggel drove home Preston Hahn and Seth Ressell following Ben Heuring's sacrifice in the bottom of the seventh to lead the Eagles to a 4-3 victory at home...
PREP ROUNDUP: Oran edges Cooter 4-3, Sikeston tennis downed by Dexter (04/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Rally for a pair of runs late, the Oran Eagles downed Cooter 4-3 on Wednesday. Both teams came out of the first inning with a pair of runs and the Braves scored again in the third to go up 3-2. That lead held until a two-run rally in the seventh gave Oran the come-from-behind win...
Schedule set for Malden baseball tournament, latest state rankings released (04/16/14)
The schedule has been released for the 9-team Malden Invitational baseball tournament. The tournament will take place Friday and Saturday on two baseball fields in Malden. The tournament is divided into three 3-team pools. Malden, Advance and Holcomb will compete in Pool A; Portageville, Doniphan and Bloomfield will compete in Pool B; and Bernie, Cooter and NMCC will compete in Pool C...
Schedule set for Malden baseball tournament, latest state rankings released (04/16/14)
The schedule has been released for the 9-team Malden Invitational baseball tournament. The tournament will take place Friday and Saturday on two baseball fields in Malden. The tournament is divided into three 3-team pools. Malden, Advance and Holcomb will compete in Pool A; Portageville, Doniphan and Bloomfield will compete in Pool B; and Bernie, Cooter and NMCC will compete in Pool C...
April 12, 2014 Scoreboard (04/12/14)
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April 9, 2014 Scoreboard (04/09/14)
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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...
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...
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...
High school roundup: Meet highlighted by Darnell's record discus throw for Jackson (03/30/14)
Jackson senior Clay Darnell beat his nearest competitor by 30 feet in the discus competition at the Festus Early Bird Invitational on Saturday, and that might be the least impressive thing about his 173-feet-4-inch throw. The throw set broke Jackson's school record, was the longest by a high schooler in the state this year and the 33rd longest in the nation...
High school roundup: Meet highlighted by Darnell's record discus throw for Jackson (03/30/14)
Jackson senior Clay Darnell beat his nearest competitor by 30 feet in the discus competition at the Festus Early Bird Invitational on Saturday, and that might be the least impressive thing about his 173-feet-4-inch throw. The throw set broke Jackson's school record, was the longest by a high schooler in the state this year and the 33rd longest in the nation...
Cooter rallies to defeat Lady Tribe in tournament finals (03/21/14)
Deja vu all over again. Tuesday night, the Cooter Ladycats rallied for a three-set victory to hand Kennett its first loss of the season in eighth-grade volleyball. Two nights later, Cooter handed the Lady Indians their second loss of the year, rallying for a 14-25, 25-21, 25-17 victory in the finals of the Kennett Invitational at Kennett Middle School...
Cooter rallies to defeat Lady Tribe in tournament finals (03/21/14)
Deja vu all over again. Tuesday night, the Cooter Ladycats rallied for a three-set victory to hand Kennett its first loss of the season in eighth-grade volleyball. Two nights later, Cooter handed the Lady Indians their second loss of the year, rallying for a 14-25, 25-21, 25-17 victory in the finals of the Kennett Invitational at Kennett Middle School...
Lady Tribe splits pair of volleyball matches with Cooter (03/19/14)
Maintaining an undefeated record is a hard thing to do. Just ask the Kennett Lady Indians eighth-grade volleyball team, which saw the Cooter Ladycats rally for a three-set win on Tuesday evening at Kennett Middle School, handing the Lady Tribe its first loss of the season...
Tri-County recognizes its top players (03/18/14)
Several Tri-County players also named Class 1 all-district
Risco senior Jordon Pavy was named the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year and was also the highest vote getter for the Class 1, District 1 all-district team. Those two selections add to Pavy's already stellar senior campaign. Before the season was over, he would finish his career as Risco's second-leading scorer of all-time. Pavy averaged 25.8 points, 7.8 rebounds, 4.8 assists and three steals a game for the 17-9 Tigers...
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...
Tri-County Conference and Class 1, District 1 teams released (03/13/14)
Risco senior Jordon Pavy was named the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year and was also the highest vote getter for the Class 1, District 1 all-district team. Those two selections add to Pavy's already stellar senior campaign. Before the season was over, he would finish his career as Risco's second-leading scorer of all-time. Pavy averaged 25.8 points, 7.8 rebounds, 4.8 assists and three steals a game for the 17-9 Tigers...
Bernie, Portageville, Hayti and South Pemiscot boys advance to Class 2 semifinals at Bloomfield (02/25/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The top-seeded Bernie Mules moved one step closer to repeating as Class 2, District 1, champs with an 84-35 district quarterfinal win against Cooter Monday. The Mules hit five of its eight 3-pointers in the first half. Bernie built a 51-20 lead by halftime and padded its advantage to 74-31 by the start of the fourth quarter...
Portageville ends Hornets' season in quarterfinals (02/25/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- The fifth-seeded Portageville Bulldogs beat the No. 4 Holcomb Hornets 62-54 to account for the only quarterfinal upset at the Class 2, District 1 boys basketball tournament Monday. Portageville trailed 45-42 at the start of the fourth quarter. The contest was tied 49-49 with four minutes remaining. The Bulldogs scored the next nine points to move ahead 58-49 with less than two minutes remaining and led by at least four the rest of the way...
Portageville ends Hornets' season in quarterfinals (02/25/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- The fifth-seeded Portageville Bulldogs beat the No. 4 Holcomb Hornets 62-54 to account for the only quarterfinal upset at the Class 2, District 1 boys basketball tournament Monday. Portageville trailed 45-42 at the start of the fourth quarter. The contest was tied 49-49 with four minutes remaining. The Bulldogs scored the next nine points to move ahead 58-49 with less than two minutes remaining and led by at least four the rest of the way...
Bernie, Portageville, Hayti and South Pemiscot boys advance to Class 2 semifinals at Bloomfield (02/25/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The top-seeded Bernie Mules moved one step closer to repeating as Class 2, District 1, champs with an 84-35 district quarterfinal win against Cooter Monday. The Mules hit five of its eight 3-pointers in the first half. Bernie built a 51-20 lead by halftime and padded its advantage to 74-31 by the start of the fourth quarter...
Postseason arrives for area's smaller schools (02/22/14)
Dustin Ferguson did not take too long to celebrate after his Clarkton Reindeer wrapped up the Tri-County Conference regular season title Wednesday night. Before the night was even over, Ferguson was watching film of the last meeting between his team and Risco, both of whom are the top seeds in the Class 1, District 1 Tournament that kicks off Monday at Risco...
Postseason arrives for area's smaller schools (02/22/14)
Dustin Ferguson did not take too long to celebrate after his Clarkton Reindeer wrapped up the Tri-County Conference regular season title Wednesday night. Before the night was even over, Ferguson was watching film of the last meeting between his team and Risco, both of whom are the top seeds in the Class 1, District 1 Tournament that kicks off Monday at Risco...
Clarkton downs Holcomb in district tuneup (02/21/14)
CLARKTON, Mo. -- The Clarkton Reindeer used a strong first quarter to build up a 10-point halftime lead and made it stand up the rest of the way as they closed out the regular season with a 78-66 win over the Holcomb Hornets here Thursday night. "We hit a lot of shots early," Clarkton coach Dustin Ferguson said. "Offensively, we were moving the ball and getting guys open with solid screens."...
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...
Chargers get past Cooter to make semis (02/11/14)
GIDEON, Mo. -- Wes Richardson was worried his Delta C7 Chargers might be a little rusty after a 10-day layoff. He needn't have worried. The Chargers shook off any rust from that layoff with a strong performance in the first round of the Tri-County Conference Tournament, pulling away late for a 76-59 win over Cooter here Monday night...
Chargers get past Cooter to make semis (02/11/14)
GIDEON, Mo. -- Wes Richardson was worried his Delta C7 Chargers might be a little rusty after a 10-day layoff. He needn't have worried. The Chargers shook off any rust from that layoff with a strong performance in the first round of the Tri-County Conference Tournament, pulling away late for a 76-59 win over Cooter here Monday night...
Icy weather creates challenges for schools (02/05/14)
It is an understatement to say that winter weather can play havoc with scheduling in high school sports. That point once again has been driven home this week, as two rounds of wintry precipitation have postponed or outright canceled sporting events throughout the Bootheel...
February 1, 2014 Scoreboard (02/01/14)
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South Pem shakes off slow start to rout Naylor (01/31/14)
STEELE, Mo. -- The South Pemiscot Bulldogs used a dominating performance in the second quarter to shake off a slow start and roll to an 83-38 victory over the Naylor Eagles here on Thursday night. South Pemiscot (16-5) led just 18-16 early in the second quarter after Zack Mullins hit a bucket for the Eagles, but the 'Dogs ran off 21 straight points to take a 39-16 lead on Dashawn Pruitt's bucket late in the period...
Lions halt skid with win over Campbell (01/29/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- The Senath-Hornersville Lions used a strong second half and overcame the illness of standout Kyle Moore to down the Campbell Camels 56-43 here Tuesday night in a Bootheel Conference boys basketball game. The win snaps a six-game losing streak for the Lions (7-10) that dated back to Jan. 12...
Lions halt skid with win over Campbell (01/29/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- The Senath-Hornersville Lions used a strong second half and overcame the illness of standout Kyle Moore to down the Campbell Camels 56-43 here Tuesday night in a Bootheel Conference boys basketball game. The win snaps a six-game losing streak for the Lions (7-10) that dated back to Jan. 12...
January 28, 2014 Scoreboard (01/28/14)
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January 24, 2014 Scoreboard (01/24/14)
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Southland rallies for upset of Cooter (01/21/14)
CARDWELL, Mo. -- It had been a long time since the Southland Rebels had defeated the Cooter Wildcats in boys basketball coming into Monday night. How long? Nobody can remember. That drought ended Monday night, as the Rebels rallied from a double-digit third-quarter deficit to take a 76-73 win over Cooter in a Tri-County Conference contest...
Southland rallies for upset of Cooter (01/21/14)
CARDWELL, Mo. -- It had been a long time since the Southland Rebels had defeated the Cooter Wildcats in boys basketball coming into Monday night. How long? Nobody can remember. That drought ended Monday night, as the Rebels rallied from a double-digit third-quarter deficit to take a 76-73 win over Cooter in a Tri-County Conference contest...
January 17, 2014 Scoreboard (01/17/14)
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Lions pull away late for victory over Cooter (01/10/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- A strong finish often can make all the difference in the world. Case in point: the Senath-Hornersville Lions, who shook off a slow start to score 32 points in the fourth quarter as they pulled away for a 77-59 victory over the Cooter Wildcats here Thursday night...
Lions pull away late for victory over Cooter (01/10/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- A strong finish often can make all the difference in the world. Case in point: the Senath-Hornersville Lions, who shook off a slow start to score 32 points in the fourth quarter as they pulled away for a 77-59 victory over the Cooter Wildcats here Thursday night...
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...
PREP ROUNDUP: Dexter goes cold, Risco advances at Clarkton (12/17/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER (SMNS) -- The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball team suffered a 53-25 loss in its home opener against the Twin Rivers Royals Monday night. The Royals (3-1) jumped out to a 6-0 lead. The two teams traded the final 12 points of the first quarter before Dexter trimmed the deficit to 12-8 in the opening minute of the second period. The Royals followed with a 13-0 run to increase its lead to 25-8 with 3:08 left in the first half and led 29-10 at halftime...
December 17, 2013 Scoreboard (12/17/13)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Dexter goes cold, Risco advances at Clarkton (12/17/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER (SMNS) -- The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball team suffered a 53-25 loss in its home opener against the Twin Rivers Royals Monday night. The Royals (3-1) jumped out to a 6-0 lead. The two teams traded the final 12 points of the first quarter before Dexter trimmed the deficit to 12-8 in the opening minute of the second period. The Royals followed with a 13-0 run to increase its lead to 25-8 with 3:08 left in the first half and led 29-10 at halftime...
December 3, 2013 Scoreboard (12/03/13)
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Basketball Preview: Bloomfield Wildcats (11/28/13)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats varsity boys basketball program enters the 2013-14 season with a slew of players hungry to obtain a starting position. Bloomfield returns no starters off of last season's varsity squad that finished 12-15. "We are awfully young," Bloomfield third-year coach Jason Karnes said. ...
Southland Rebels basketball preview (11/15/13)
The Southland Rebels basketball team will have a couple of new leaders this season, as David Kellums and Charlie Storms will take over leadership duties for the Rebels. For Coach Kellums, he will be returning home to coach his former team. Kellums played basketball for Southland in the late 70's. ...
Prep Roundup: 9th grade football wins thriller over Poplar Bluff (09/30/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- As time ran out Sikeston ninth grader Justus Faulkner crossed the goal line to give his ninth grade football team a thrilling, come-from-behind 18-16 win over Poplar Bluff Monday at SPS Stadium in Sikeston. "They played with a lot of heart," Sikeston ninth grade coach Matt Johnson said. "They didn't allow themselves to be out of the game."...
Sept. 30, 2013 Scoreboard (09/30/13)
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Richland set to begin play in Gideon volleyball tournament Thursday (09/25/13)
The schedule has been released for the Gideon varsity volleyball tournament. The 16-team tournament will take place Sept. 26-28 at Gideon High School. Pool play for the tournament will take place Thursday and Friday. Pool play will consist of two rally scoring games to 25 with a cap of 27...
Sept. 17, 2013 Scoreboard (09/17/13)
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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...
Sept. 12, 2013 Scoreboard (09/12/13)
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Senath-Hornersville Lions defeat Cooter (09/11/13)
The Senath-Hornersville Lions improved to 5-2 on the season, with a hard fought victory over Cooter. Ricardo Salas got the start for the Lions, and threw six great innings, only allowing one earned run on four hits. Brady Bibbs would come on in relief of Salas in the seventh, and also allowed one run...
Bloomfield pitching staff shuts out Risco 5-0 in opener (08/30/13)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats baseball team tallied three two-out runs in the bottom of the first inning and never looked back on its way to a 5-0 season-opening win against the Risco Tigers Thursday afternoon. The Wildcats pitching staff was close to flawless on the hill...
2013 Cooter Volleyball Schedule (08/28/13)
Risco, Bloomfield gear up for fall baseball season (08/16/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- After seeing several of their core members graduate this past spring, the Risco Tigers baseball team hopes to use this fall to bring a talented group of freshman up to speed with its senior-laden roster. "Graduation hit us pretty hard," Risco head coach Brandon Blankenship said. ...
Local teams to compete in Rib City Shootout this weekend (07/11/13)
The schedule is set for this weekend's boys basketball Rib City Shootout in Stoddard County. 103 basketball games are scheduled to take place on seven courts Friday. 69 basketball games will take place on six courts Saturday. Games will be played at the Dexter Bearcat Event Center, Dexter Middle School Gymnasium, Dexter High School Gymnasium, Dexter Southwest Elementary Gymnasium and Bloomfield High School Gymnasium...
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...
Tri-County Conference baseball awards released (06/05/13)
The Tri-County Conference baseball awards were recently released. Risco's Caleb McCord was selected as the Tri-County Conference baseball Player of the Year. McCord batted .433 with 27 runs scored, 20 RBIs, five home runs and 22 stolen bases in 73 plate appearances. He finished 4-3 on the mound with one save and a 2.58 ERA in 35.1 innings pitched. McCord struck out 65 and walked 18...
Tri-County Conference baseball awards released (06/05/13)
The Tri-County Conference baseball awards were recently released. Risco's Caleb McCord was selected as the Tri-County Conference baseball Player of the Year. McCord batted .433 with 27 runs scored, 20 RBIs, five home runs and 22 stolen bases in 73 plate appearances. He finished 4-3 on the mound with one save and a 2.58 ERA in 35.1 innings pitched. McCord struck out 65 and walked 18...
Malden edges Kennett 1-0 in summer baseball opener (06/04/13)
Note: A photo gallery of the Kennett-Malden baseball game is available at this link: View Photos Here MALDEN, Mo. - Malden's Jeremy Jones and Kennett's Bud Hilburn squared off in an epic pitcher's duel Monday night in Kennett's season opener. Both hurlers limited the opposing offense to just three hits...
Tri-County Conference softball awards released (05/24/13)
The 2013 Tri-County Conference all-conference softball awards were recently released. Southland senior Jordan Zolman, who has signed to play softball at the University of Missouri next season, was selected as the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year...
Oran baseball team returns to Class 1 quarterfinals (05/21/13)
COOTER, Mo. -- At one point during Monday afternoon's Class 1 sectional, Oran pitcher Seth Ressel heard a member of the Cooter baseball team deliver a message to his teammate. "I think I heard one kid say in the dugout when I was about to pitch, 'Here comes the curveball,'" Ressel said. "But it was going to be a fastball."...
Oran baseball team returns to Class 1 quarterfinals (05/21/13)
COOTER, Mo. -- At one point during Monday afternoon's Class 1 sectional, Oran pitcher Seth Ressel heard a member of the Cooter baseball team deliver a message to his teammate. "I think I heard one kid say in the dugout when I was about to pitch, 'Here comes the curveball,'" Ressel said. "But it was going to be a fastball."...
Cooter baseball program to meet Oran again in Class 1 state playoffs after securing 8th straight district title (05/18/13)
COOTER, Mo. - The Cooter Wildcats baseball program is slated to begin play in the Class 1 state playoffs for an eighth straight season Monday at 4 p.m. when it hosts familiar foe Oran in a Class 1 state sectional. Second-seeded Cooter secured its eighth straight district championship Wednesday afternoon with a 5-1 win against fifth-seeded Delta C-7 in the Class 1, District 1, championship. ...
Cooter baseball program to meet Oran again in Class 1 state playoffs after securing 8th straight district title (05/18/13)
COOTER, Mo. - The Cooter Wildcats baseball program is slated to begin play in the Class 1 state playoffs for an eighth straight season Monday at 4 p.m. when it hosts familiar foe Oran in a Class 1 state sectional. Second-seeded Cooter secured its eighth straight district championship Wednesday afternoon with a 5-1 win against fifth-seeded Delta C-7 in the Class 1, District 1, championship. ...
Cooter skipper Allen Crawford to retire after 36 years of coaching (05/18/13)
COOTER, Mo. - Long-time Cooter Wildcats baseball coach Allen Crawford has been contemplating his retirement from baseball since the start of the school year. "Last fall I started contemplating retiring from baseball this year," Crawford said. "The physical aspect of coaching is very demanding. I just felt at this point in my career it was time to let go and turn the program over to those who can stand up to the physicality of what the job demands...
Cooter skipper Allen Crawford to retire after 36 years of coaching (05/18/13)
COOTER, Mo. - Long-time Cooter Wildcats baseball coach Allen Crawford has been contemplating his retirement from baseball since the start of the school year. "Last fall I started contemplating retiring from baseball this year," Crawford said. "The physical aspect of coaching is very demanding. I just felt at this point in my career it was time to let go and turn the program over to those who can stand up to the physicality of what the job demands...
May 14, 2013 Scoreboard (05/14/13)
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Risco baseball team upends Holcomb 7-4 in Tri-County Conference championship game (04/26/13)
GIDEON, Mo. - The fourth-seeded Risco Tigers defeated the second-seeded Holcomb Hornets 7-4 Thursday afternoon in the championship of the Tri-County Conference baseball tournament. ""It's great," Risco coach Brandon Blankenship said. "It's a special group of kids and special group of seniors. I'm extremely, extremely proud of them. This is actually my first conference championship as a coach at the high school level so it's also really special for me."...
State-ranked Cooter run-rules Senath-Hornersville 10-0 (04/13/13)
COOTER, Mo. - Cooter Wildcats starting pitcher Brandon Bridges threw his first complete-game shutout of the season Friday afternoon against the Senath-Hornersville Lions. Bridges, who entered the contest with a 3-2 record and a 3.71 ERA in 22.2 innings pitched, fanned 12 Senath-Hornersville batters in five innings pitched to help propel Cooter to a 10-0 five-inning win against the Lions...
State-ranked Cooter run-rules Senath-Hornersville 10-0 (04/13/13)
COOTER, Mo. - Cooter Wildcats starting pitcher Brandon Bridges threw his first complete-game shutout of the season Friday afternoon against the Senath-Hornersville Lions. Bridges, who entered the contest with a 3-2 record and a 3.71 ERA in 22.2 innings pitched, fanned 12 Senath-Hornersville batters in five innings pitched to help propel Cooter to a 10-0 five-inning win against the Lions...
High school roundup: Chaffee baseball team sweeps Bell City (03/24/13)
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March 23, 2013 Scoreboard (03/23/13)
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Preview: Holcomb Hornets baseball program (03/16/13)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - The Holcomb Hornets baseball program hopes to extend its recent success this spring. Holcomb finished 23-5 in the 2012 spring season and went 10-4 in the 2012 fall season. "We've got a lot of kids returning," Holcomb coach Matt Casper said. "We've got a solid team and a solid lineup. We had a decent fall and I look forward to having a pretty good season again this year and expect the best."...
Cooter 8th grade wins Kennett volleyball tournament (03/15/13)
KENNETT, Mo. - Cooter took home the top prize in the 4-team Kennett Invitational volleyball tournament Thursday night. Cooter defeated Kennett 25-21, 20-25, 25-20 in the championship game. Cooter improves to 6-5 with the victory and Kennett drops to 5-3 with the loss...
Cooter 8th grade wins Kennett volleyball tournament (03/15/13)
KENNETT, Mo. - Cooter took home the top prize in the 4-team Kennett Invitational volleyball tournament Thursday night. Cooter defeated Kennett 25-21, 20-25, 25-20 in the championship game. Cooter improves to 6-5 with the victory and Kennett drops to 5-3 with the loss...
2013 Cooter Spring Baseball Schedule (03/14/13)
Dunklin County middle school volleyball results (03/13/13)
Southland vs. North Pemiscot The Southland eighth grade volleyball team improved to 8-0 in Tri-County Conference play Tuesday night with a 29-31, 25-17, 25-21, victory against North Pemiscot. The Southland seventh grade volleyball team dropped to 4-2 in Tri-County Conference play with a 7-25, 24-26, loss to North Pemiscot...
Tri-County Conference basketball awards released (03/06/13)
The Tri-County Conference boys basketball all-conference awards were recently released. Holcomb senior center Jamie Massey was selected as the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year.
Tri-County Conference basketball awards released (03/06/13)
The Tri-County Conference boys basketball all-conference awards were recently released. Holcomb senior center Jamie Massey was selected as the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year. Massey accumulated more than 2,000 points and 1,000 rebounds in the four years he played on the varsity squad. He averaged 22.3 points, 9.9 rebounds and 3.5 blocks per game his senior season...
South Pemiscot boys manhandle Cooter 100-30 (02/13/13)
STEELE, Mo. - The South Pemiscot Bulldogs varsity boys basketball team sent its seniors out with a blast on Senior Night at South Pemiscot High School Monday night when it hammered nearby Cooter 100-30. The Bulldogs outscored Cooter by double digits in ever quarter...
South Pemiscot boys manhandle Cooter 100-30 (02/13/13)
STEELE, Mo. - The South Pemiscot Bulldogs varsity boys basketball team sent its seniors out with a blast on Senior Night at South Pemiscot High School Monday night when it hammered nearby Cooter 100-30. The Bulldogs outscored Cooter by double digits in ever quarter...
February 11, 2013 Scoreboard (02/11/13)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Class 2, District 1, basketball seedings released (02/06/13)
The seedings have been released for the Class 2, District 1, varsity boys and girls basketball tournaments. The tournaments will take place Feb. 16-22 at Bloomfield High School. Hayti (16-6) has received the No. 1 seed in the 9-team boys bracket. Hayti has a 10-1 record against teams in Class 2, District 1, and has beat every team in the tournament with the exception of Campbell at least once. Hayti is the defending champion in the district and placed third at the Class 2 final four last season...
Class 2, District 1, basketball seedings released (02/06/13)
The seedings have been released for the Class 2, District 1, varsity boys and girls basketball tournaments. The tournaments will take place Feb. 16-22 at Bloomfield High School. Hayti (16-6) has received the No. 1 seed in the 9-team boys bracket. Hayti has a 10-1 record against teams in Class 2, District 1, and has beat every team in the tournament with the exception of Campbell at least once. Hayti is the defending champion in the district and placed third at the Class 2 final four last season...
February 4, 2013 Scoreboard (02/04/13)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
January 24, 2013 Scoreboard (01/24/13)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Senath-Hornersville boys snap losing streak against district foe Cooter (01/23/13)
COOTER, Mo. - The Senath-Hornersville varsity boys basketball team picked up a key win against a district opponent when it beat the Cooter Wildcats 74-42 Tuesday night. Senath-Hornersville coach Davis Heeb said his team built a 38-point lead by the midway point of the third period...
Senath-Hornersville boys snap losing streak against district foe Cooter (01/23/13)
COOTER, Mo. - The Senath-Hornersville varsity boys basketball team picked up a key win against a district opponent when it beat the Cooter Wildcats 74-42 Tuesday night. Senath-Hornersville coach Davis Heeb said his team built a 38-point lead by the midway point of the third period...
January 22, 2013 Scoreboard (01/22/13)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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...
NMCC gets by Cairo, Lady Bulldogs stopped by Poplar Bluff (01/18/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles outscored Cairo, Ill., by 15 points in the second half to come away with a 73-53 win Thursday at New Madrid County Central High School. NMCC sophomore Willie Jimerson led the Eagles with a game-high 32 points. Delontre Haney added 11...
NMCC gets by Cairo, Lady Bulldogs stopped by Poplar Bluff (01/18/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles outscored Cairo, Ill., by 15 points in the second half to come away with a 73-53 win Thursday at New Madrid County Central High School. NMCC sophomore Willie Jimerson led the Eagles with a game-high 32 points. Delontre Haney added 11...
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...
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...
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...
2012-2013 Cooter Boys Basketball Schedule (11/14/12)
Tri-County Conference volleyball awards released (11/10/12)
The Tri-County Conference volleyball awards were recently released. The Gideon volleyball program took home the top awards in the conference. Gideon's Niki Lowry was selected Tri-County Conference Player of the Year. Lowry averaged 10.3 kills per game...
Tri-County Conference volleyball awards released (11/10/12)
The Tri-County Conference volleyball awards were recently released. The Gideon volleyball program took home the top awards in the conference. Gideon's Niki Lowry was selected Tri-County Conference Player of the Year. Lowry averaged 10.3 kills per game...
Local district basketball brackets will have a new look (11/09/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Local districts have a few shakeups for the upcoming 2012-2013 basketball season. The biggest and most notable difference is the Kennett Indians and Cape Central Tigers entering Class 4, District 1 after participating in Class 3 and Class 5 for quite some time...
DANGER: Doctors say cheerleading needs safety rules (10/25/12)
CHICAGO -- Cheerleading isn't just jumping and waving pompoms -- it has become as athletic and potentially as dangerous as a sport and should be designated one to improve safety, the nation's leading group of pediatricians says. The number of cheerleaders injured each year has climbed dramatically in the last two decades. Common stunts that pose risks include tossing and flipping cheerleaders in the air and creating human pyramids that reach 15 feet high or more...
October 23, 2012 Scoreboard (10/23/12)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Gideon volleyball teams win Tri-County Conference tournaments (10/16/12)
Pictured is the Gideon varsity and junior varsity volleyball teams with their first-place plaques. Gideon defeated Cooter 25-22, 29-27, in the championship of the Tri-County Conference varsity volleyball tournament and Holcomb 15-25, 26-24, 25-19, in the championship of the Tri-County Conference junior varsity volleyball tournament...
Dig for Life Challenge volleyball tourney results: Southland places second in bronze bracket (09/10/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Southland Lady Rebels varsity volleyball team took home a second-play trophy at the 48-team Dig for Life Challenge volleyball tournament in Cape Girardeau, Mo,. Saturday. Puxico defeated Southland 25-12, 25-18, in the bronze bracket championship...
Dig for Life Challenge volleyball tourney results: Southland places second in bronze bracket (09/10/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Southland Lady Rebels varsity volleyball team took home a second-play trophy at the 48-team Dig for Life Challenge volleyball tournament in Cape Girardeau, Mo,. Saturday. Puxico defeated Southland 25-12, 25-18, in the bronze bracket championship...
Senath-Hornersville baseball team scores 11 unanswered runs, beats Cooter 11-10 (09/05/12)
SENATH, Mo. - The Senath-Hornersville Lions baseball team overcame a 10-0 deficit Tuesday afternoon to beat the Cooter Wildcats 11-10. Ricardo Salas collected a walk-off base hit in the bottom of the seventh inning to help the Lions secure its third one-run win of the season...
Senath-Hornersville baseball team scores 11 unanswered runs, beats Cooter 11-10 (09/05/12)
SENATH, Mo. - The Senath-Hornersville Lions baseball team overcame a 10-0 deficit Tuesday afternoon to beat the Cooter Wildcats 11-10. Ricardo Salas collected a walk-off base hit in the bottom of the seventh inning to help the Lions secure its third one-run win of the season...
Sept. 4, 2012 Scoreboard (09/04/12)
Softball Kelly 3, Scott City 0
Nine volleyball teams from Bootheel begin play in 48-team Dig for Life Challenge Friday (09/04/12)
KENNETT, Mo. - Nine teams from the Missouri Bootheel are among the 48 teams participating in this weekend's Dig for Life Challenge varsity volleyball tournament in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Kennett, Cooter, Gideon, Holcomb, Southland, Malden, Caruthersville, Portageville and Senath-Hornersville will compete at the 48-team two-day event Sept. ...
Nine volleyball teams from Bootheel begin play in 48-team Dig for Life Challenge Friday (09/04/12)
KENNETT, Mo. - Nine teams from the Missouri Bootheel are among the 48 teams participating in this weekend's Dig for Life Challenge varsity volleyball tournament in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Kennett, Cooter, Gideon, Holcomb, Southland, Malden, Caruthersville, Portageville and Senath-Hornersville will compete at the 48-team two-day event Sept. ...
2012 Fall Sports Preview: Holcomb Hornets baseball (08/22/12)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - The Holcomb Hornets baseball program enters the 2012 fall baseball season with few holes to fill after an impressive 23-5 spring season. "We should be really good," Holcomb senior infielder Michael Glover said. "We only lost three players to graduation. We've got most of our starters coming back and we should be pretty solid."...
2012 Fall Sports Preview: Holcomb Hornets volleyball program (08/11/12)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - Second-year Holcomb volleyball coach Zach McDaniel is intrigued about the increasing number of athletes on his high school volleyball team less than a month before the start of the regular season. "I'm more excited this season," McDaniel said. ...
New enrollment breaks set for basketball and music (08/04/12)
View the classification breaks for basketball and music here.
New basketball and music enrollment breaks set (08/04/12)
View the classification breaks for basketball and music here.
Dunklin County's season ends following back-to-back losses at district tournament Saturday (07/22/12)
JACKSON, Mo. - Top-seeded Dunklin County Post 303 Legacy Equipment's postseason run came to an abrupt end Saturday when it suffered back-to-back losses at the District 14 Senior American Legion baseball tournament. Dunklin County, which won its first game at the tournament against fourth-seeded Sikeston Legion Friday, suffered an 8-4 loss to second-seeded Jackson Legion in its first game at the double-elimination tournament Saturday...
Sikeston Legion forfeits opener at district tournament vs. Dunklin County (07/21/12)
JACKSON, Mo. - Dunklin County Post 303 Legacy Equipment advanced into the winner's bracket of the district 14 tournament without throwing a pitch to its scheduled first round opponent Sikeston Legion Friday night. Dunklin County's projected starter Cody Boyers was informed to stop warming up in the bullpen shortly before his team's scheduled 7 p.m. game against Sikeston Legion...
Paragould collects 10-5 win against Dunklin County despite three home runs from Dustin Spencer (07/18/12)
SENATH, Mo. - Dunklin County concluded regular-season play with a 21-12 record Tuesday when it suffered a 10-5 loss to Paragould, Ark., Legion.
Spencer's seventh-inning homer propels Dunklin County to 5-3 win against Dyersburg (07/16/12)
SENATH, Mo. - Dunklin County No. 5 hitter Dustin Spencer and head coach Jamie Johnson didn't pass up an opportunity to discuss hitting strategy when the Dyersburg infield gathered near the pitcher's mound to discuss its own strategy with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning of a tie game Monday evening...
Dunklin County secures No. 1 seed in district tournament with 2-0 win against Cape Girardeau Legion (07/15/12)
Dunklin County beat Cape Girardeau Legion 2-0 Saturday.
Jonesboro Legion scores six in 9th to beat Dunklin County Legion 9-4 (07/14/12)
SENATH, Mo. - Dunklin County Post 303 Legacy Equipment Legion came within one strike of walking away with a win in the opening game of its longest homestand of the season Friday night. Dunklin County closer Perry Middleton, who entered the game to pitch in the top of the ninth, had a 2-2 count on Jonesboro, Ark., Legion's Kayden Hydrick with two outs in the top of the ninth. ...
Briefly: Sikeston Legion forfeits doubleheader against Dunklin County (07/08/12)
Dunklin County coach Jamie Johnson said Sikeston Legion forfeited Saturday's doubleheader against Dunklin County. "Sikeston did not have nine players available to play the game," Johnson said. Dunklin County improves to 4-1 in conference play with the win...
Dunklin County holds Blytheville Legion scoreless after 44-minute first inning, collects 11-8 win (07/07/12)
BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. -- Dunklin County Post 303 Legacy Equipment Legion survived a 44-minute first inning Friday night and held Blytheville, Ark., Legion scoreless for the final eight innings of a 9-inning game on its way to an 11-8 road victory. "It was a crazy first inning," Dunklin County coach Jamie Johnson said. ...
Dunklin County receives strong start from Watkins, moves into first place with walkoff win against Jackson Legion (07/04/12)
SENATH, Mo. - Dunklin County Post 303 Legacy Equipment Legion moved back into outright first place in District 14 Tuesday night with a 7-6 walkoff conference win against Jackson Legion. Jackson, which scored six runs in the top of the sixth inning to tie the game at six, never retired a Dunklin County hitter in the bottom of the seventh inning...
Dunklin County Legion claims 7-Up Classic title with 8-7 win against Poplar Bluff (07/02/12)
PARAGOULD, Ark. -- Dunklin County Post 303 Legacy Equipment Legion took home the top prize at the 8-team 7-Up Classic baseball tournament in Paragould, Ark., Sunday night with an 8-7 win against Poplar Bluff Senior Babe Ruth in the championship. Dunklin County calculated at least eight runs in all three games it played at the 3-day tournament and extended its winning-streak to five games with the championship victory...
Dunklin County Legion and Poplar Bluff Babe Ruth plate winning runs in final at-bat, advance to 7-Up Classic championship (07/01/12)
PARAGOULD, Ark. - The championship is set at the 7-Up Classic in Paragould, Ark., following two dramatic finishes in the championship semifinals of the eight-team tournament Saturday night. Dunklin County Legacy Equipment Legion and Poplar Bluff Senior Babe Ruth booked its spots in Sunday's 7 p.m. title game after scoring multiple runs in the final inning of their respective semifinal games Saturday...
Dunklin County Legion advances to semifinals at 7-Up Classic with 8-4 win against Paragould (06/30/12)
PARAGOULD, Ark. -- Dunklin County Legion, Poplar Bluff Senior Babe Ruth and Jackson Legion won its quarterfinal games at the 7-Up Classic Friday.
Dunklin County sweeps road doubleheader against Cape Girardeau Legion (06/28/12)
CAPE GIARDEAU, Mo. -- Wednesday's District 14 matchup with Dunklin County pretty much summarized how things have been going lately for the Ford & Sons Cape Girardeau Senior American Legion Post 63 baseball team. Host Cape Girardeau was in the game until the end and very easily could have come away with a victory...
Cooter catcher Dustin Franklin signs to play baseball at Evangel University (06/20/12)
2012 Cooter graduate Dustin Franklin recalls the first time he was told he had the potential to play college baseball. "I remember my freshman year at Cooter High School we made it to the state final four," Franklin said. "We went out to eat and [Cooter] coach Allen Crawford was talking to the freshmen on the team. ...
MBCA all-state and all-district baseball teams released (06/21/12)
The Missouri Baseball Coaches Association has released its all-district and all-state baseball teams. View a complete list of players selected to the all-state team below. Players selected to the all-district team in Class 1, District 1; Class 2, District 1; and Class 3, District 1; are also listed below...
MBCA all-state and all-district baseball teams released (06/21/12)
The Missouri Baseball Coaches Association has released its all-district and all-state baseball teams. View a complete list of players selected to the all-state team below. Players selected to the all-district team in Class 1, District 1; Class 2, District 1; and Class 3, District 1; are also listed below...
Cooter catcher Dustin Franklin signs to play baseball at Evangel University (06/20/12)
2012 Cooter graduate Dustin Franklin recalls the first time he was told he had the potential to play college baseball. "I remember my freshman year at Cooter High School we made it to the state final four," Franklin said. "We went out to eat and [Cooter] coach Allen Crawford was talking to the freshmen on the team. ...
Dunklin County Legion claims first conference win, sweeps Sikeston Legion (06/18/12)
SIKESTON, Mo. - Dunklin County Legion cleanup hitter Zach Watkins has tried to simplify how he approaches his at-bats in recent weeks. "I had a couple of bad games earlier in the season and was in a hitting slump," Watkins said. "I've got to where finally I don't think about what I'm doing too much at the plate. I just try to put the bat on the ball."...
Dunklin County Legion baseball program collects first wins, sweeps Charleston (06/04/12)
SENATH, Mo. -- The Dunklin County Post 303 Legacy Equipment baseball team rebounded nicely Sunday afternoon in its second doubleheader of the weekend after suffering a pair of losses in its season-opening doubleheader against Blytheville, Ark., Saturday...
Tri-County awards are released (05/23/12)
HOLCOMB -- The Tri-County Conference baseball awards have been released. Cooter's Jordan Anderson has been selected as the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year. Anderson, who has signed to play baseball at Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff next season, went 4-1 on the mound and compiled a 1.65 ERA. Anderson batted .439 with three home runs, seven doubles and 26 RBIs in 83 plate appearances...
One step closer (05/22/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Looking for a return trip to the MSHSAA Show-Me Showdown, the Oran Eagles found themselves one step closer on Monday after facing Cooter in a rematch of last year's Class 1 sectional matchup. In what was the fifth postseason meeting between the two schools in the last seven years Oran got a combined one-hit effort from pitchers Dalton Elfrink and Kody Moore as the Eagles pulled out an early lead and held on for a 6-3 win...
Moore earns win, brownie points in Oran baseball team's Class 1 sectional victory over Cooter (05/22/12)
The Oran baseball team defeated Cooter 6-3 in a Class 1 sectional Monday.
One step closer (05/22/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Looking for a return trip to the MSHSAA Show-Me Showdown, the Oran Eagles found themselves one step closer on Monday after facing Cooter in a rematch of last year's Class 1 sectional matchup. In what was the fifth postseason meeting between the two schools in the last seven years Oran got a combined one-hit effort from pitchers Dalton Elfrink and Kody Moore as the Eagles pulled out an early lead and held on for a 6-3 win...
Moore earns win, brownie points in Oran baseball team's Class 1 sectional victory over Cooter (05/22/12)
The Oran baseball team defeated Cooter 6-3 in a Class 1 sectional Monday.
Oran blocks Cooter baseball team's path to final four again (05/22/12)
ORAN, Mo. -- The Cooter Wildcats and Oran Eagles have become no strangers to each other in the Class 1 state baseball playoffs. Cooter advanced to Monday's state sectional contest after claiming its seventh straight Class 1 district baseball championship with an 8-3 win against Holcomb in the district 1 final last week. Oran beat Bernie 6-5 in the district 2 final to win its fifth district title in seven years...
Oran blocks Cooter baseball team's path to final four again (05/22/12)
ORAN, Mo. -- The Cooter Wildcats and Oran Eagles have become no strangers to each other in the Class 1 state baseball playoffs. Cooter advanced to Monday's state sectional contest after claiming its seventh straight Class 1 district baseball championship with an 8-3 win against Holcomb in the district 1 final last week. Oran beat Bernie 6-5 in the district 2 final to win its fifth district title in seven years...
Familiar foes (05/19/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Now that they've secured their second-straight Class 1, District 2 championship, the Oran Eagles can set their sights on Monday's sectional opponent, the Cooter Wildcats. The two teams met earlier this season on April 10 at Cooter with the Wildcats pulling out an 8-7 win in a game that featured 15 errors...
Familiar foes (05/19/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Now that they've secured their second-straight Class 1, District 2 championship, the Oran Eagles can set their sights on Monday's sectional opponent, the Cooter Wildcats. The two teams met earlier this season on April 10 at Cooter with the Wildcats pulling out an 8-7 win in a game that featured 15 errors...
Tri-County Conference baseball awards released (05/18/12)
The Tri-County Conference baseball awards have been released. Cooter's Jordan Anderson has been selected as the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year. Anderson, who has signed to play baseball at Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff, Mo., next season, went 4-1 on the mound and compiled a 1.65 ERA. Anderson batted .439 with three home runs, seven doubles and 26 RBIs in 83 plate appearances...
Tri-County Conference baseball awards released (05/19/12)
The Tri-County Conference baseball awards have been released. Cooter's Jordan Anderson has been selected as the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year. Anderson, who has signed to play baseball at Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff, Mo., next season, went 4-1 on the mound and compiled a 1.65 ERA. Anderson batted .439 with three home runs, seven doubles and 26 RBIs in 83 plate appearances...
Kennett, Cooter set to travel in baseball playoffs (05/18/12)
The Kennett Indians will play Park Hills Central in a Class 3 state baseball sectional May 22. The game will take place at the Park Hills Central Memorial Complex at 4:30 p.m. The complex is located on Missouri Highway 32. Park Hills Central enters the contest with a 13-14 record and Kennett is 23-3...
Kennett, Cooter set to travel in baseball playoffs (05/18/12)
The Kennett Indians will play Park Hills Central in a Class 3 state baseball sectional May 22. The game will take place at the Park Hills Central Memorial Complex at 4:30 p.m. The complex is located on Missouri Highway 32. Park Hills Central enters the contest with a 13-14 record and Kennett is 23-3...
2012 Dunklin County American Legion baseball schedule released, tryouts May 19-20 (05/12/12)
The 2012 Dunklin County Post 303 Legacy Equipment American Legion baseball schedule has been released. Dunklin County is slated to open its season with a home doubleheader against Blytheville, Ark., on June 2. The first pitch is slated for 2 p.m. at the Senath-Hornersville High School baseball field...
Tri-County Conference softball awards released (05/12/12)
The 2012 Tri-County Conference softball awards have been released. Southland's Jordan Zolman was selected as the conference Player of the Year. Southland coach Johnny McMinn was selected as the Coach of the Year. View the complete all-conference team below:...
Cooter baseball team claims 7th straight Tri-County Conference Tournament title with 10-1 win against Holcomb (04/25/12)
COOTER, Mo. -- Cooter Wildcats senior Jesse Rayburn devised a winning formula after the first inning of Wednesday afternoon's Tri-County Conference baseball championship against the Holcomb Hornets. "It was real close at the beginning of the game," Rayburn said, referring to the game being tied at one after the first inning. "I told the rest of the team 'we just needed a base hit at a time and we would score runs.'"...
Cooter baseball team claims 7th straight Tri-County Conference Tournament title with 10-1 win against Holcomb (04/26/12)
COOTER, Mo. -- Cooter Wildcats senior Jesse Rayburn devised a winning formula after the first inning of Wednesday afternoon's Tri-County Conference baseball championship against the Holcomb Hornets. "It was real close at the beginning of the game," Rayburn said, referring to the game being tied at one after the first inning. "I told the rest of the team 'we just needed a base hit at a time and we would score runs.'"...
State-ranked Cooter and state-ranked Holcomb advance to Tri-County Conference baseball championship (04/25/12)
COOTER, Mo. -- State-ranked teams are set to collide in Wednesday's Tri-County Conference baseball championship following Tuesday's conference tournament semifinals at Cooter. The top-seeded Cooter Wildcats earned its spot in the title game with a 7-1 win against the fourth-seeded Risco Tigers. The victory came a week after Risco beat Cooter 6-0 to end Wildcats 78-game conference winning-streak...
State-ranked Cooter and state-ranked Holcomb advance to Tri-County Conference baseball championship (04/25/12)
COOTER, Mo. -- State-ranked teams are set to collide in Wednesday's Tri-County Conference baseball championship following Tuesday's conference tournament semifinals at Cooter. The top-seeded Cooter Wildcats earned its spot in the title game with a 7-1 win against the fourth-seeded Risco Tigers. The victory came a week after Risco beat Cooter 6-0 to end Wildcats 78-game conference winning-streak...
Semifinals set at Tri-County Conference baseball tournament (04/23/12)
The top four seeds collected wins in the quarterfinals of the Tri-County Conference baseball tournament Monday afternoon. Third-seeded Campbell defeated sixth-seeded Delta C-7 7-6 in the closest quarterfinal contest. Campbell trailed the contest 5-0 after three innings before rallying for the win. Seth Hill suffered a complete-game loss for Delta C-7, allowing four earned runs in seven innings pitched. Billy Meadows collected a win for Campbell, allowing one run in 5 1/3 innings pitched...
Semifinals set at Tri-County Conference baseball tournament (04/23/12)
The top four seeds collected wins in the quarterfinals of the Tri-County Conference baseball tournament Monday afternoon. Third-seeded Campbell defeated sixth-seeded Delta C-7 7-6 in the closest quarterfinal contest. Campbell trailed the contest 5-0 after three innings before rallying for the win. Seth Hill suffered a complete-game loss for Delta C-7, allowing four earned runs in seven innings pitched. Billy Meadows collected a win for Campbell, allowing one run in 5 1/3 innings pitched...
Cooter baseball team clinches 7th straight Tri-County title with 4-1 win against Holcomb (04/19/12)
HOLCOMB, Mo. -- It wasn't a double, triple or home run that pushed the Cooter Wildcats baseball team past the Holcomb Hornets Wednesday afternoon. Cooter calculated its first two RBIs of the game in at-bats in which a ball never left the infield. "We started the game against Holcomb a little nervous after the loss to Risco yesterday," Cooter leadoff hitter Patrick Ward said. ...
Cooter baseball team clinches 7th straight Tri-County title with 4-1 win against Holcomb (04/19/12)
HOLCOMB, Mo. -- It wasn't a double, triple or home run that pushed the Cooter Wildcats baseball team past the Holcomb Hornets Wednesday afternoon. Cooter calculated its first two RBIs of the game in at-bats in which a ball never left the infield. "We started the game against Holcomb a little nervous after the loss to Risco yesterday," Cooter leadoff hitter Patrick Ward said. ...
Risco ends Cooter's 78-game conference and district winning streak (04/18/12)
COOTER -- The Risco Tigers stunned the Cooter Wildcats 6-0 in Tri-County Conference play, stopping a long streak in the process. Cooter had won their last 78 games against conference and district opponents before Risco sophomore Jordon Pavy shut down the potent Wildcat offensive attack...
Holcomb baseball team wins Malden Tournament (04/17/12)
MALDEN, Mo. -- The bats never cooled off for the Holcomb Hornets baseball team at the Malden Tournament. The Hornets, which scored a total of 16 runs in its wins against Doniphan and New Madrid County Central in preliminary pool-play games Friday, calculated 20 runs in championship pool-play action Saturday afternoon...
Holcomb baseball team wins Malden Tournament (04/17/12)
MALDEN, Mo. -- The bats never cooled off for the Holcomb Hornets baseball team at the Malden Tournament. The Hornets, which scored a total of 16 runs in its wins against Doniphan and New Madrid County Central in preliminary pool-play games Friday, calculated 20 runs in championship pool-play action Saturday afternoon...
Chaffee wins in 11 innings over Bears (04/11/12)
GREENVILLE -- The Chaffee Red Devils improved to 11-1 with an exciting 7-1 road win over Greenville in 11 innings on Tuesday afternoon. "It was a good game," said Chaffee coach Brian Horrell. "It was a big game with a lot of big situations. I'm proud of the way our guys battled."...
High school roundup: Leopold softball overtakes Woodland in eight innings (04/11/12)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Leopold softball overtakes Woodland in eight innings (04/11/12)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Rosters set for BA Sports All-Star Extravaganza (04/07/12)
The 2012 BA Sports All-Star Extravaganza is slated for Apr. 14 at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter, Mo. The event will feature top high school seniors from over 65 southeast Missouri schools competing in volleyball and basketball competitions. The games start at 9 a.m...
Tri-County Conference basketball awards released (04/06/12)
North Pemiscot guard James Macklin was a scoring machine much of his high school basketball career. "James was easily the best basketball player in our conference," North Pemiscot coach Tim Eskew said. "There were a lot of effective players, but he is probably the only one that could score every possible way there is to score in a basketball game. ...
Tri-County Conference basketball awards released (04/06/12)
North Pemiscot guard James Macklin was a scoring machine much of his high school basketball career. "James was easily the best basketball player in our conference," North Pemiscot coach Tim Eskew said. "There were a lot of effective players, but he is probably the only one that could score every possible way there is to score in a basketball game. ...
MBCA all-district basketball teams (04/04/12)
Missouri Basketball Coaches Association All-District Teams Note: Indicates player was also selected to MBCA All-State Team Boys Basketball Class 1, District 1 Luke Bixler - Risco Andy Rinehart - Gideon Mikey Jones - Clarkton Logan Blackburn - Clarkton...
2012 sportswriters all-region basketball team (03/30/12)
The 2012 southeast Missouri sportswriters all-region basketball team voted on by southeast Missouri media. BOYS BASKETBALL CLASS 5 First Team: Jamal Cox, 6-5, soph., Cape Central Karson King, 6-5, soph., Jackson Kendric McCain, 6-0, sr., Poplar Bluff...
Kennett, Holcomb and Cooter to open baseball season state-ranked (03/06/12)
Three baseball teams from the Missouri Bootheel will open the season later this month state-ranked. Kennett, which advanced to the state final four for the first time in school history last season, is ranked No. 3 in Class 3. Kennett is the only school from southeast Missouri state-ranked in Class 3. ...
Kennett, Holcomb and Cooter to open baseball season state-ranked (03/06/12)
Three baseball teams from the Missouri Bootheel will open the season later this month state-ranked. Kennett, which advanced to the state final four for the first time in school history last season, is ranked No. 3 in Class 3. Kennett is the only school from southeast Missouri state-ranked in Class 3. ...
H.S basketball roundup: Portageville, Holcomb and Hayti boys collect district quarterfinal wins (02/28/12)
No. 1 Portageville 67, No. 8 Campbell 30 The top-seeded Portageville Bulldogs boys basketball team held eighth-seeded Campbell to two first-quarter points and never looked back on its way to a 67-30 win in quarterfinal action at the Class 2, District 1, tournament in Hayti Monday...
H.S basketball roundup: Portageville, Holcomb and Hayti boys collect district quarterfinal wins (02/28/12)
No. 1 Portageville 67, No. 8 Campbell 30 The top-seeded Portageville Bulldogs boys basketball team held eighth-seeded Campbell to two first-quarter points and never looked back on its way to a 67-30 win in quarterfinal action at the Class 2, District 1, tournament in Hayti Monday...
February 27, 2012 Scoreboard (02/27/12)
Girls Basketball Class 3 District 3 West County 56, Scott City 30 Saxony Lutheran 49, Woodland 35
February 21, 2012 Scoreboard (02/21/12)
Boys Basketball Scott City 60, Portageville 56 Oran 79, Woodland 56 Delta 56, Bell City 49 Kennett 78, Scott County Central 63 Bernie 56, Holcomb 48 Girls Basketball...
Holcomb, Risco, North Pemiscot and Gideon advance to Final Four of Tri-County Tournament (02/16/12)
The top four seeds advanced to the Final Four of the Tri-County Conference varsity boys basketball tournament Wednesday night with quarterfinal wins.
Holcomb, Risco, North Pemiscot and Gideon advance to Final Four of Tri-County Tournament (02/17/12)
The top four seeds advanced to the Final Four of the Tri-County Conference varsity boys basketball tournament Wednesday night with quarterfinal wins.
Holcomb moves into outright 1st place in Tri-County Conference following Tuesday's win against Campbell (02/02/12)
Holcomb, North Pemiscot and Risco remain atop the Tri-County Conference as regular-season conference play concludes.
Holcomb moves into outright first-place in Tri-County Conference following Tuesday's win against Campbell (02/02/12)
The Holcomb Hornets boys basketball team remains atop the Tri-County Conference following Tuesday's convincing 64-37 conference victory against Campbell. Holcomb improved to 5-0 in regular-season conference play with Tuesday's win. The North Pemiscot Mustangs, which entered Tuesday night tied for first place with Holcomb, suffered a 92-73 conference loss to state-ranked Risco...
Bootheel Conference Basketball History: 1905 to present (01/31/12)
The origin of organized basketball in southeast Missouri actually began at Caruthersville in 1905 with some scattered towns teams for competition to the Tigers. Senath began play in 1906, Kennett had its first team in 1908 and Hayti started in 1910. ...
Bootheel Conference Basketball History: 1905 to present (01/31/12)
The origin of organized basketball in southeast Missouri actually began at Caruthersville in 1905 with some scattered towns teams for competition to the Tigers. Senath began play in 1906, Kennett had its first team in 1908 and Hayti started in 1910. ...
Cooter's Anderson signs to play baseball at Three Rivers Community College (01/24/12)
At a fairly large gathering of family, friends and coaches at Cooter High School Monday morning, Jan. 16, Wildcat senior standout Jordan Anderson signed a National Letter of Intent to play baseball with the Three Rivers Community College Raiders of Poplar Bluff. ...
Cooter's Anderson signs to play baseball at Three Rivers Community College (01/24/12)
At a fairly large gathering of family, friends and coaches at Cooter High School Monday morning, Jan. 16, Wildcat senior standout Jordan Anderson signed a National Letter of Intent to play baseball with the Three Rivers Community College Raiders of Poplar Bluff. ...
Macklin scores 54 for North Pemiscot in win against Cooter (01/21/12)
COOTER, Mo. -- North Pemiscot senior James Macklin scored a career high 54 points Friday night. The North Pemiscot varsity boys basketball team defeated Cooter 95-67 to improve to 4-0 in Tri-County Conference regular-season play. North Pemiscot coach Tim Eskew: "Macklin is the best player in southeast Missouri that no one every talks about."...
January 20, 2012 Scoreboard (01/20/12)
All the high school basketball scores reported to semoball.com.
Lady Bulldogs earn win over district foe, Risco rebounds (01/18/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com PERRYVILLE -- The Sikeston girls basketball team improved to 10-4 on the season with a 67-49 win over district foe Perryville. Sikeston's pressure defense took its toll early, forcing several Perryville turnovers that helped the Lady Bulldogs race out to an 18-8 lead after one quarter...
Lady Bulldogs earn win over district foe, Risco rebounds (01/18/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com PERRYVILLE -- The Sikeston girls basketball team improved to 10-4 on the season with a 67-49 win over district foe Perryville. Sikeston's pressure defense took its toll early, forcing several Perryville turnovers that helped the Lady Bulldogs race out to an 18-8 lead after one quarter...
Basketball state rankings: Risco and Charleston ranked No. 1 in Missouri, Kennett girls ranked No. 4 (01/12/12)
Two southeast Missouri schools are projected to win it all at the end of the season in the latest basketball state rankings released by the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association. The Risco Tigers boys basketball team remains unbeaten and is currently ranked No. 1 in Class 1. Scott County Central's boys basketball team is ranked No. 7...
SEMO AAU wrestling club slated to begin wrestling in Kennett (12/25/11)
Kennett's Jamie Chitester has unforgettable memories of his childhood wrestling days. "I remember wrestling in a P.E. class in Arizona," Chitester said. "That's my first recollection of actual wrestling. I wrestled in West Virginia and Pennsylvania as I got older. The last year I wrestled competitively was my sophomore year of high school because I moved to Kennett at that point and we didn't have a wrestling team here. That was kind of the end of it...
Bootheel and Tri-County Conference volleyball awards released (11/15/11)
School officials recently released the Tri-County Conference and Bootheel Conference all-conference awards. South Pemiscot's Heather Yarbrough was selected as the Bootheel Conference Player of the Year. Yarbrough finished the season with over 200 assists...
Bootheel and Tri-County Conference volleyball awards released (11/15/11)
School officials recently released the Tri-County Conference and Bootheel Conference all-conference awards. South Pemiscot's Heather Yarbrough was selected as the Bootheel Conference Player of the Year. Yarbrough finished the season with over 200 assists...
Holcomb set for Tri-County Jr. High basketball tourney following split against South Pemiscot (11/11/11)
HOLCOMB, Mo. -- The Holcomb Hornets junior high basketball team concluded regular-season play Thursday with a split decision against the South Pemiscot Bulldogs. The Hornets defeated the Bulldogs 39-23 in the seventh grade contest and dropped the eighth grade contest to South Pemiscot 53-44...
Six Dunklin County athletes selected to all-district volleyball teams (11/03/11)
The 2011 all-district volleyball teams for Class 1, District 1; Class 2, District 1; and Class 3, District 1; have been selected. South Pemiscot, Twin Rivers and Bloomfield had at least four representatives each. Kennett's Audrey Wynne, Southland's Jordan Zolman, Holcomb's Tia Mitchell, Senath-Hornersville's Lauren Goff and Malden's Sarah Bukich and Taylor Miller were the athletes from Dunklin County receiving all-district recognition...
Holcomb volleyball team defeats Cooter, advances to Friday's title game (10/14/11)
CAMPBELL, Mo. -- The Holcomb Hornets secured a spot in Friday's Tri-County Conference volleyball tournament championship with a 28-30, 25-15, 25-20, win against No. 2 seeded Cooter Thursday. Holcomb, seeded No. 3 in its conference tourney, led second-seeded Cooter 24-18 in set 1. Cooter rallied to force extra points and eventually won the opening set 30-28...
Holcomb volleyball team defeats Cooter, advances to Friday's title game (10/14/11)
CAMPBELL, Mo. -- The Holcomb Hornets secured a spot in Friday's Tri-County Conference volleyball tournament championship with a 28-30, 25-15, 25-20, win against No. 2 seeded Cooter Thursday. Holcomb, seeded No. 3 in its conference tourney, led second-seeded Cooter 24-18 in set 1. Cooter rallied to force extra points and eventually won the opening set 30-28...
Holcomb shuts out Cooter in fall baseball title game (09/30/11)
COOTER, Mo. -- The Holcomb Hornets baseball players spent the fall preparing for a potential championship run at the end of the season. "We have 7-hour athletics and have been putting in extra work in the cage," Holcomb sophomore Cameron Clark said. "We've been going out and throwing to each other. I think the work finally paid off."...
Holcomb shuts out Cooter in fall baseball title game (10/01/11)
COOTER, Mo. -- The Holcomb Hornets baseball players spent the fall preparing for a potential championship run at the end of the season. "We have 7-hour athletics and have been putting in extra work in the cage," Holcomb sophomore Cameron Clark said. "We've been going out and throwing to each other. I think the work finally paid off."...
Holcomb outhomers Bernie, advances to play Cooter in Thursday's title game (09/30/11)
BERNIE, Mo. -- The long ball proved to be a hitter's best friend in Wednesday afternoon's fall baseball tourney semifinal contest between the Bernie Mules and Holcomb Hornets. Second-seeded Bernie and No. 3 seeded Holcomb combined for four home runs in the seven-inning contest. When the final out was recorded the Hornets left Bernie with a 10-4 upset-win and booked its ticket to play in today's fall baseball championship against top-seeded Cooter...
Cooter defeats South Pemiscot 12-2, awaits Bernie-Holcomb winner (09/29/11)
COOTER, Mo. -- The top-seeded Cooter Wildcats defeated the fourth-seeded South Pemiscot Bulldogs 12-2 in five innings in a semifinal contest in the 11-team fall baseball tournament Tuesday afternoon. "We took advantage of walks and errors from them," Cooter coach Allen Crawford said. "We are pretty good at doing that. If people don't make plays we make them pay. We've done that all year."...
Cooter defeats South Pemiscot 12-2, Smith awaits Bernie-Holcomb winner (09/28/11)
COOTER, Mo. -- The top-seeded Cooter Wildcats defeated the fourth-seeded South Pemiscot Bulldogs 12-2 in five innings in a semifinal contest in the 11-team fall baseball tournament Tuesday afternoon. "We took advantage of walks and errors from them," Cooter coach Allen Crawford said. "We are pretty good at doing that. If people don't make plays we make them pay. We've done that all year."...
Semifinals set in 2011 fall baseball tournament (09/26/11)
2011 fall baseball tournament results.
Gideon volleyball team defeats Twin Rivers in Gideon Inv. title game (09/27/11)
Staff Photo by Dustin Ward The Gideon volleyball team defeated Twin Rivers 26-24, 25-20 in the championship of the Gideon volleyball tournament Saturday. Pictured from left is team with its first place plaque (back row): Head coach Kristen Ashabranner, Hayley Cagle, Brook Hutchison, Morgin Marcus, Niki Lowry, Morgan Beck, Beth Thompson, and assistant coach Amber Martin; (front row) Breanna Berry, Savanah Nimmo, Jana Stanfield, Alexa Grissom, Savannah Yount, Kassi Lawrence and Sydney Hooten...
Semifinals set in 2011 fall baseball tournament (09/26/11)
2011 fall baseball tournament results.
Cooter receives No. 1 seed in 11-team fall baseball tourney (09/22/11)
The schedule is set for the 2011 fall baseball tournament. 11 teams will participate in this year's tournament. The Cooter Wildcats have once again received the No. 1 seed. The team with the lowest total points is seeded first. Here are the seedings (with point totals):...
Cooter receives No. 1 seed in 11-team fall baseball tourney (09/22/11)
The schedule is set for the 2011 fall baseball tournament. 11 teams will participate in this year's tournament. The Cooter Wildcats have once again received the No. 1 seed. The team with the lowest total points is seeded first. Here are the seedings (with point totals):...
Schedule released for 16-team Gideon volleyball tournament (09/22/11)
The schedule for the 16-team Gideon volleyball tourney has been released. Pool-play for the tournament is scheduled for Thursday and Friday. Bracket-play begins Saturday at 11 a.m. The team finishing first and second in each pool qualifies for bracket-play. The championship is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday...
Schedule released for 16-team Gideon volleyball tournament (09/22/11)
The schedule for the 16-team Gideon volleyball tourney has been released. Pool-play for the tournament is scheduled for Thursday and Friday. Bracket-play begins Saturday at 11 a.m. The team finishing first and second in each pool qualifies for bracket-play. The championship is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday...
Thursday's Sports Results: Kennett, Southland, Cooter, Clarkton, Senath-Hornersville collect wins (09/16/11)
TENNIS Kennett 8, Poplar Bluff 1 The Kennett varsity girls tennis team improved to 7-2 on the season Thursday afternoon with a 8-1 win against Poplar Bluff. Kennett's Anna Kay Hilburn, Mallory Lancaster, Darby Sparks, Kate Shetley and Kelsey Washburn won their respective varsity singles matches...
Thursday's Results: Kennett, Southland, Cooter, Clarkton, and Senath-Hornersville collect wins (09/16/11)
All of the results reported to the Daily Dunklin Democrat.
September 15, 2011 Scoreboard (09/15/11)
All the high school results that were reported to semoball.com.
Cooter, Kennett, Malden, Holcomb, Southland, Senath-Hornersville, Caruthersville and Gideon complete play in 48-team volleyball tourney (09/13/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- The Cooter Wildcats was the only team from the Missouri Bootheel that advanced to one of the five championship contests at the 48-team 2011 SEMO Spike volleyball tournament in Cape Girardeau, Mo., Saturday. Cooter earned splits with Saxony Lutheran and Southern Reynolds in pool-play. The Wildcats only loss in pool-play was a 20-25, 24-25 decision to New Haven, which finished second in Class 1 in 2010...
Cooter, Kennett, Malden, Holcomb, Southland, Senath-Hornersville, Caruthersville and Gideon complete play in 48-team volleyball tourney (09/12/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- The Cooter Wildcats was the only team from the Missouri Bootheel that advanced to one of the five championship contests at the 48-team 2011 SEMO Spike volleyball tournament in Cape Girardeau, Mo., Saturday. Cooter earned splits with Saxony Lutheran and Southern Reynolds in pool-play. The Wildcats only loss in pool-play was a 20-25, 24-25 decision to New Haven, which finished second in Class 1 in 2010...
Jackson volleyball team claims SEMO Spike silver bracket title; St. Vincent wins gold consolation (09/11/11)
A roundup of the action at the SEMO Spike volleyball tournament.
SEMO Spike Tournament Friday Results (09/09/11)
Complete pool-play results from Friday.
September 6, 2011 Scoreboard (09/06/11)
All the high school results reported to semoball.com.
2011 Fall Baseball Schedules (08/24/11)
Southland Rebels Baseball Schedule Clarkton Reindeer Baseball Schedule Senath-Hornersville Baseball Schedule 9/28 Delta C-7 Chargers Baseball Schedule Holcomb Hornets Baseball Schedule...
Cooter defeats Neelyville 4-0 in Campbell baseball tourney final (07/02/11)
Cooter starting pitcher Brandon Bridges was aware at the beginning of the week he was likely to take to the mound if his team advanced to the championship of the Campbell baseball tournament.
Kennett defeats Cooter, wins JV championship at Campbell baseball tourney (07/03/11)
Kennett junior varsity coach Ronnie LeWallen elected to walk Cooter's Chase Evans when he stepped into the batter's box with one out in the bottom of the sixth of a tie game. "Evans had hit the ball well all day against us and I wanted to put him on to set up a force out at the plate," Kennett LeWallen said of Evans, who recorded three RBIs against Kennett's pitching staff in the first five innings of play. ...
Cooter defeats Neelyville 4-0 in Campbell baseball tourney final (07/03/11)
Cooter starting pitcher Brandon Bridges was aware at the beginning of the week he was likely to take to the mound if his team advanced to the championship of the Campbell baseball tournament.
Kennett defeats Cooter, wins JV championship at Campbell baseball tourney (07/02/11)
Kennett junior varsity coach Ronnie LeWallen elected to walk Cooter's Chase Evans when he stepped into the batter's box with one out in the bottom of the sixth of a tie game. "Evans had hit the ball well all day against us and I wanted to put him on to set up a force out at the plate," Kennett LeWallen said of Evans, who recorded three RBIs against Kennett's pitching staff in the first five innings of play. ...
Cooter, Neelyville advance to varsity championship of Campbell baseball tourney (07/02/11)
The sixth-seeded Bloomfield Wildcats and fifth-seeded Senath-Hornerville Lions entered Thursday night's semifinal contests with the opportunity to claim their second consecutive upset wins and advance to the championship of the Campbell baseball tournament...
Cooter, Neelyville advance to varsity championship of Campbell baseball tourney (07/01/11)
The sixth-seeded Bloomfield Wildcats and fifth-seeded Senath-Hornerville Lions entered Thursday night's semifinal contests with the opportunity to claim their second consecutive upset wins and advance to the championship of the Campbell baseball tournament...
Campbell baseball tourney roundup: Neelyville and Senath-Hornersville advance (06/30/11)
Neelyville and Senath-Hornersville booked its ticket to the varsity semifinals at the Campbell Tournament Wednesday afternoon. Fifth-seeded Senath-Hornersville collected a 15-6 upset-victory over No. 4 seeded Malden. No. 2 seeded Neelyville rallied from a 3-0 deficit to defeat No. 7 seeded South Pemiscot 10-6...
Bloomfield, Vandiver upset Bernie in first round of Campbell tourney (06/30/11)
The Bloomfield Wildcats entered Tuesday's night's opening-round contest of the Campbell Tournament looking to revenge a regular-season 10-0 loss to the Bernie Mules. The two schools, both participants in the Stoddard County Athletic Association during high school baseball season, provided plenty of entertainment in their fifth varsity match this calendar year...
Kennett, Cooter collect wins at Campbell tourney (06/29/11)
The Kennett junior varsity defeated the Campbell Camels 9-3 in its junior varsity semifinal at the Campbell tournament Tuesday afternoon. "We did a pretty good job overall of catching the ball and throwing strikes," Kennett junior varsity coach Ronnie Lewallen said. "We put alot of pressure on them defensively at the plate and put balls in play...
Kennett, Cooter collect wins at Campbell tourney (06/29/11)
The Kennett junior varsity defeated the Campbell Camels 9-3 in its junior varsity semifinal at the Campbell tournament Tuesday afternoon. "We did a pretty good job overall of catching the ball and throwing strikes," Kennett junior varsity coach Ronnie Lewallen said. "We put alot of pressure on them defensively at the plate and put balls in play...
Schedule set for summer baseball tourney at Campbell (06/24/11)
Nine varsity teams and seven junior varsity teams will participate in an end-of-the-season baseball tourney at Campbell June 27 - July 1. Cooter's junior varsity and varsity is seeded No. 1 in the tournament. Kennett's junior varsity is seeded No. 3. Kennett's varsity will not participate in the tournament...
Coaches select four baseball players from Bootheel first team all-state (06/16/11)
Four baseball players from the Missouri Bootheel were selected to Missouri Baseball Coaches Association all-state first team. Andy Lack and Adam Grantham helped lead Kennett to its first final four appearance in school history this spring. The players received all-state first team recognition in Class 3 for their successful seasons. ...
Oran's Heuring, Elfrink selected all-state first team in baseball (06/14/11)
Oak Ridge's Thomas also was named to the Class 1 baseball team
Tri-County Conference baseball and Bootheel Conference softball awards released (05/27/11)
The Tri-County Conference all-conference baseball team and Bootheel Conference all-conference softball team was recently released. Cooter shortstop and pitcher Zach Watkins was selected as the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year. Watkins helped lead Cooter to its sixth consecutive conference and district championship...
Oran downs Cooter 5-2 to advance to quarterfinals (05/25/11)
COOTER -- Looking for their first trip back to the MSHSAA Show Me Showdown since 2008, the Oran Eagles put themselves one step closer Tuesday afternoon with a 5-2 win over Cooter in Class 1 Sectionals. "We were all excited to come out and play today," Oran's Tyler Heuring said. "We were all down after getting rained out yesterday, but we came in knowing we had to get the job done and it turned out pretty successful."...
Oran downs Cooter 5-2 to advance to quarterfinals (05/25/11)
COOTER -- Looking for their first trip back to the MSHSAA Show Me Showdown since 2008, the Oran Eagles put themselves one step closer Tuesday afternoon with a 5-2 win over Cooter in Class 1 Sectionals. "We were all excited to come out and play today," Oran's Tyler Heuring said. "We were all down after getting rained out yesterday, but we came in knowing we had to get the job done and it turned out pretty successful."...
May 24, 2011 Scoreboard (05/25/11)
All the high school baseball playoff results reported to semoball.com.
Oran baseball team wins its rain-delayed sectional game (05/25/11)
COOTER, Mo. -- Oran sophomore Kody Moore hearkened back to his younger days to prepare for Tuesday's Class 1 sectional baseball game. "Today was no problem because I felt right at home," he said. "I felt like I could come in and start the first inning, just back at Little League playing a few less innings."...
Oran baseball team wins its rain-delayed sectional game vs. Cooter (05/25/11)
The Oran baseball team defeated Cooter 5-2 in a Class 1 sectional Tuesday.
Weather halts Oran sectional contest (05/24/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com COOTER -- The Class 1, Sectional 1 game between the Oran Eagles and the Cooter Wildcats was postponed due to lightening and thunderstorms on Monday. Wildcats' starter Zach Watkins was in the batter's box in the top of the third when the first lightening strike of the afternoon sent each team inside their respective dugouts. While suspending play for the mandatory 30 minutes following a strike, pouring rain came soon after forcing officials to call the game...
Weather halts Oran sectional contest (05/24/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com COOTER -- The Class 1, Sectional 1 game between the Oran Eagles and the Cooter Wildcats was postponed due to lightening and thunderstorms on Monday. Wildcats' starter Zach Watkins was in the batter's box in the top of the third when the first lightening strike of the afternoon sent each team inside their respective dugouts. While suspending play for the mandatory 30 minutes following a strike, pouring rain came soon after forcing officials to call the game...
Weather pushes baseball sectionals to today (05/24/11)
Rain proved the winner in Monday's scheduled Class 1 sectional baseball games. The Naylor at Oak Ridge game never got started. The game was postponed around 11:30 a.m. because of the threat of storms. The game was rescheduled for 4 p.m. today, but the Oak Ridge field was wet before Monday's rain and the game could be moved to another location...
Weather pushes baseball sectionals to today (05/24/11)
Rain proved the winner in Monday's scheduled Class 1 sectional baseball games. The Naylor at Oak Ridge game never got started. The game was postponed around 11:30 a.m. because of the threat of storms. The game was rescheduled for 4 p.m. today, but the Oak Ridge field was wet before Monday's rain and the game could be moved to another location...
Sectional showdowns: Oran set to meet Cooter once again in sectionals (05/22/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com COOTER -- The Oran Eagles will face a familiar foe during their Class 1, Sectional 1 game. The Eagles (20-2) will square off against the Cooter Wildcats for a chance to move on in the post season. "They're a good ball club," Oran head coach Mitch Wood said. "I should be an interesting ball game."...