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Host sites set for basketball districts (11/13/14)
Host sites have been selected for Missouri high school district basketball tournaments for the 2014-15 season. Sikeston is slated to host Class 4, District 1, boys and girls tournaments which feature Cape Central, Dexter, Kennett, Notre Dame, Perryville and Sikeston...
District volleyball championships set (all Monday playoff scores included) (10/21/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The top-seeded Dexter Bearcats withstood a bit of a slow start and finished with a bang in a 25-18, 25-13 victory against the fifth-seeded Fredericktown Blackcats in a Class 3, District 1, semifinal Monday night. Top-seeded Dexter (27-3-1) advances to play second-seeded Perryville (24-8-1) for the district championship Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Bearcat Event Center...
Cooter bests Bernie 6-3 in fall baseball title game (10/02/14)
CAMPBELL, Mo. - After falling behind 1-0 in the top of the first inning the Cooter offense got down to business in a big way in the September Showdown championship against the Bernie Mules Wednesday afternoon. Cooter sent nine hitters to the plate in the bottom of the first inning and calculated four runs on just two singles to move ahead 4-1...
Cooter wins September Showdown Championship (10/02/14)
After falling behind 1-0 in the top of the first inning the Cooter offense got down to business in a big way in the September Showdown championship against the Bernie Mules Wednesday afternoon.
Cooter wins September Showdown Championship (10/02/14)
After falling behind 1-0 in the top of the first inning the Cooter offense got down to business in a big way in the September Showdown championship against the Bernie Mules Wednesday afternoon.
Cooter bests Bernie 6-3 in fall baseball title game (10/02/14)
CAMPBELL, Mo. - After falling behind 1-0 in the top of the first inning the Cooter offense got down to business in a big way in the September Showdown championship against the Bernie Mules Wednesday afternoon. Cooter sent nine hitters to the plate in the bottom of the first inning and calculated four runs on just two singles to move ahead 4-1...
Briefly: Cooter baseball team bests Bernie 6-3 in September Showdown championship (10/02/14)
CAMPBELL, Mo. - The top-seeded Cooter Wildcats beat the second-seeded Bernie Mules 6-3 in the September Showdown championship Wednesday night. Cooter scored four runs in the bottom of the first inning to move ahead 4-1 and never trailed after. Cooter No. 8 hitter Landen Castelli finished 2 for 3 at the plate. Catelli had a two-RBI single in the bottom of the first inning...
Briefly: Cooter baseball team bests Bernie 6-3 in September Showdown championship (10/02/14)
CAMPBELL, Mo. - The top-seeded Cooter Wildcats beat the second-seeded Bernie Mules 6-3 in the September Showdown championship Wednesday night. Cooter scored four runs in the bottom of the first inning to move ahead 4-1 and never trailed after. Cooter No. 8 hitter Landen Castelli finished 2 for 3 at the plate. Catelli had a two-RBI single in the bottom of the first inning...
Elite Missouri baseball talents Cooter & Bernie advance to September Showdown championship (10/01/14)
CAMPBELL, Mo. - After three upsets in six games in the first two days of the September Showdown the seedings finally held true in the championship semifinals of the eight-team event Tuesday evening at Campbell. Top-seeded Cooter scored in the final four innings it batted as it secured a 10-0 six-inning run-rule victory against fifth-seeded Puxico in the first semifinal Tuesday. ...
PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly out-slugs Poplar Bluff 11-6 (10/01/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- Kelly pounded out 18 hits and out-slugged visiting Poplar Bluff 11-6 Tuesday at Kelly High School. Kristi Brucker led Kelly's offense with four hits and an RBI. Hailey Noon and Morgan LeDure added three hits and one RBI...
Top seeds Cooter & Bernie advance to today's September Showdown championship (10/01/14)
CAMPBELL, Mo. - After three upsets in six games in the first two days of the September Showdown the seedings finally held true in the championship semifinals of the eight-team event Tuesday evening at Campbell. Top-seeded Cooter scored in the final four innings it batted as it secured a 10-0 six-inning run-rule victory against fifth-seeded Puxico in the first semifinal Tuesday. ...
Semifinals set at September Showdown following quarterfinal action Saturday (09/27/14)
The semifinals are set at the September Showdown after a full day of baseball Saturday in Campbell. Top-seeded Cooter beat eighth seeded Southland 14-0, second-seeded Bernie beat seventh-seeded South Pemiscot 8-7, sixth-seeded Campbell upset third-seeded Bloomfield 6-2 and fifth-seeded Puxico beat defending champion No. 4 seeded Neelyville 6-1 in quarterfinal action Saturday...
PREP ROUNDUP: Portageville volleyball leads the way at Gideon, Sikeston volleyball notches win (09/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com GIDEON -- Portageville, New Madrid County Central and Charleston all advanced to the tournament portion of the Gideon Volleyball Tournament while Richland fell just short in pool play Thursday night. Portageville defeated Delta C-7 (25-9, 25-13), Cooter (25-21, 25-16) and then split with NMCC (25-15, 22-25) to advance to Saturday's tournament play while the Lady Eagles split with Cooter (24-26, 25-13) and swept Delta C-7 (25-21, 25-15)...
Bloomfield baseball team slides past Holcomb 9-3 (09/19/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Bloomfield-Holcomb baseball game is available here: View Baseball Photos BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - A late arriving spectator would have missed out on most of the fun Thursday afternoon in the high school baseball contest between the Bloomfield Wildcats and Holcomb Hornets...
Brooks leads Senath-Hornersville past Holcomb (09/16/14)
On Sept. 4, the Holcomb Hornets hosted Senath-Hornersville in a thrilling back and forth game that ultimately saw the Lions win 11-9. On Monday, the Hornets traveled to Senath with hopes of returning the favor and beating the Lions on their home turf.
Dexter claims first Dig for Life Classic title (09/15/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity volleyball team took home the top prize at the 48-team Dig for Life Classic for the first time in school history Saturday evening at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau. Dexter outlasted Park Hills Central 25-15, 25-13 in the title game after beating Notre Dame 25-12, 25-22 in a semifinal, St. Vincent 25-10, 25-14 in a quarterfinal and Eminence 25-11, 25-5 in a Round of 16 contest...
Dexter claims first Dig for Life Classic title (09/15/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity volleyball team took home the top prize at the 48-team Dig for Life Classic for the first time in school history Saturday evening at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau. Dexter outlasted Park Hills Central 25-15, 25-13 in the title game after beating Notre Dame 25-12, 25-22 in a semifinal, St. Vincent 25-10, 25-14 in a quarterfinal and Eminence 25-11, 25-5 in a Round of 16 contest...
Briefly: Dexter claims first Dig for Life Classic volleyball title (all SCAA scores included) (09/14/14)
Dexter beat Park Hills Central 25-15, 25-13 in the gold bracket championship, Portageville defeated Poplar Bluff 25-21, 15-25, 25-23 in the silver bracket championship and Malden beat Clarkton 25-21, 25-19 in the bronze bracket championship of the 48-team Dig for Life Classic volleyball tournament Saturday night at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau...
Dig for Life Scores (09/14/14)
COMPLETE POOL PLAY RESULTS POOL A/B Dexter def. Twin Rivers 25-11, 25-10 Central (Park Hills) def. Cooter 25-7, 25-3 Holcomb split South Iron 25-17, 22-25 Dexter def. Central (Park Hills) 25-20, 25-21 Holcomb def. Twin Rivers 25-19, 25-24 South Iron def. Cooter 25-9, 25-22...
September 4, 2014 Scoreboard (09/04/14)
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Bloomfield baseball team hands Bernie first loss, edges Holcomb 3-0 at wood bat tournament (08/30/14)
BERNIE, Mo. - The bottom of the Bloomfield batting order exhibited patience at the plate and the top of order delivered in the clutch with runners on base as the Wildcats rallied for an 11-3 victory at Bernie Saturday afternoon. Bloomfield fell behind Bernie 2-0 in the first inning, but made up all of the ground in the top of the third inning when it scored four runs on just two hits to move ahead 4-2...
Briefly: Bernie baseball team beats Cooter 11-4 (08/29/14)
BERNIE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules tallied five runs on five hits and two home runs in the bottom of the first inning and never trailed after on its way to an 11-4 victory against defending state champion Cooter Friday afternoon. Trey Kirkpatrick hit a grand slam in the bottom of the first inning and Gavin Brown followed with a solo homer to put Bernie on top 5-0...
Updated: Bernie baseball team beats Cooter 11-4 (08/30/14)
BERNIE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules tallied five runs on five hits and two home runs in the bottom of the first inning and never trailed after on its way to an 11-4 victory against defending state champion Cooter Friday afternoon. Trey Kirkpatrick hit a grand slam in the bottom of the first inning and Gavin Brown followed with a solo homer to put Bernie on top 5-0...
Loaded Bernie baseball team in search of repeat success (08/27/14)
BERNIE, Mo. - Bernie baseball coach Darrin Shipman knows repeating the success of a 2014 spring season that featured a 20-4 record, 18-game winning streak, district tournament championship and Malden Invitational title is a tall task. "We did have a good year," Bernie coach Darrin Shipman said of his squad's spring campaign. ...
2014 High School Volleyball Schedules (08/16/14)
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Volleyball class & district assignments released (08/15/14)
Class and district assignments were released Friday for the 2014 and 2015 seasons for high school volleyball. The only SCAA school changing moving up or down a class is Bloomfield. The Wildcats will moved from Class 1 to Class 2 this season. Bloomfield is slated to compete in Class 2, District 2, with Charleston, Puxico, Saxony Lutheran, Scott City, Twin Rivers and Woodland...
Fighting Squirrels open play at World Series Friday night (08/05/14)
The Charleston Fighting Squirrels begin its quest for its first World Series title in franchise history Friday in Ephrata, Washington. 10 teams from nine states are slated to compete at the eight-day tournament at Johnson-O'Brien Stadium in Ephrata...
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...
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...
Final boys Rib City Shootout of summer begins Friday at Dexter (07/09/14)
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...
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...
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...
Missouri Baseball Coaches Association all-state teams, final rankings released (06/28/14)
The Missouri Baseball Coaches Association recently released its final state rankings and all-state teams. Eight players were selected to the Class 1 MBCA all-state team from the southeast Missouri region. Cooter junior Tyler McLevain was selected first-team all-state as a pitcher, Oran senior Seth Ressel was selected second-team all-state as a pitcher, Cooter sophomore Austin Phelps was selected honorable mention as a pitcher, Cooter sophomore Riley Maddox was selected honorable mention as an infielder, Cooter junior Riley Hickerson was selected first-team all-state as an outfielder, Oran junior Hunter Schlosser was selected second-team all-state as an outfielder, Cooter sophomore Cole Crowder was selected second-team all-state as an outfielder and Oak Ridge senior Kelby Brown was selected honorable mention as a utility player.. ...
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...
Final spring baseball rankings released (06/18/14)
The final spring baseball rankings from the 2014 high school baseball season have been released with several local teams making the top 10 in the state of Missouri. After their fourth place finish during the Class 3 state tournament, the New Madrid County Central Eagles held that spot in the final rankings...
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. ...
State baseball tournament schedule at O'Fallon (06/01/14)
Three high school baseball teams from the southeast Missouri region have qualified for next week's state baseball tournament at T.R. Hughes Ballpark in O'Fallon, Mo. Cooter beat Clarkton 10-0 in its district semifinal, beat Gideon 4-1 in its district championship, beat defending state champion Oran 9-0 in its state sectional and beat Leopold 1-0 in its state quarterfinal to advance to the final four in Class 1. ...
State baseball tournament begins Monday in O'Fallon (06/01/14)
Three high school baseball teams from the southeast Missouri region have qualified for next week's state baseball tournament at T.R. Hughes Ballpark in O'Fallon, Mo. Cooter beat Clarkton 10-0 in its district semifinal, beat Gideon 4-1 in its district championship, beat defending state champion Oran 9-0 in its state sectional and beat Leopold 1-0 in its state quarterfinal to advance to the final four in Class 1. ...
Taking care of unfinished business: Cooter shuts out Leopold, two wins away from state title (05/30/14)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Shortly after his team's Class 1 state quarterfinal game against Leopold on Wednesday afternoon, Cooter coach Bobby McCulloch said he was finally able to get his nerves back under control. He and his team had just endured a seventh inning where Leopold had the tying run on third with one out...
Taking care of unfinished business: Cooter shuts out Leopold, two wins away from state title (05/30/14)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Shortly after his team's Class 1 state quarterfinal game against Leopold on Wednesday afternoon, Cooter coach Bobby McCulloch said he was finally able to get his nerves back under control. He and his team had just endured a seventh inning where Leopold had the tying run on third with one out...
Leopold's baseball season ends with 1-0 loss to Cooter in quarterfinal (05/29/14)
Cooter scored a run in the second inning and ended a Leopold threat in the seventh with a double play on its way to a 1-0 win.
Leopold's baseball season ends with 1-0 loss to Cooter in quarterfinal (05/29/14)
Cooter scored a run in the second inning and ended a Leopold threat in the seventh with a double play on its way to a 1-0 win.
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...
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...
Oran baseball team crashes out of Class 1 playoffs with 9-0 loss to Cooter (05/27/14)
ORAN, Mo. -- Seth Ressel's final walk off the mound at the Oran baseball field was toward the shortstop position. On a day when he and his teammates weren't anywhere near their best, the Cooter Wildcats were. The result was a 9-0 loss that included Ressel leaving the mound before the end of a playoff game for the first time in five games and a season that ended before the final four for the first time in four years for the Eagles, the defending Class 1 state champions...
Cooter dominates Oran in sectional (05/27/14)
ORAN, Mo. -- The Cooter Wildcats had never recorded a state sectional win against the Oran baseball team entering Monday's Class 1 contest. Not anymore. Cooter jumped ahead early and took advance to multiple Oran miscues on its way to a 9-0 victory over the Eagles and ace Seth Ressel, who two-hit the Wildcats in the sectional round a year ago to send Cooter to the offseason for a third consecutive year in the sectional round...
Oran baseball team crashes out of Class 1 playoffs with 9-0 loss to Cooter (05/27/14)
ORAN, Mo. -- Seth Ressel's final walk off the mound at the Oran baseball field was toward the shortstop position. On a day when he and his teammates weren't anywhere near their best, the Cooter Wildcats were. The result was a 9-0 loss that included Ressel leaving the mound before the end of a playoff game for the first time in five games and a season that ended before the final four for the first time in four years for the Eagles, the defending Class 1 state champions...
Cooter dominates Oran in sectional (05/27/14)
ORAN, Mo. -- The Cooter Wildcats had never recorded a state sectional win against the Oran baseball team entering Monday's Class 1 contest. Not anymore. Cooter jumped ahead early and took advance to multiple Oran miscues on its way to a 9-0 victory over the Eagles and ace Seth Ressel, who two-hit the Wildcats in the sectional round a year ago to send Cooter to the offseason for a third consecutive year in the sectional round...
Leopold baseball team advances to first-ever state quarterfinal (05/26/14)
Leopold defeated Bakersfield 10-0 in five innings for its sectional baseball victory Southeast Missourian The offense that Leopold coach James Lewis patiently awaited in his team's Class 1 sectional baseball game against Bakersfield arrived in bulk Monday...
Oran set to face familiar foe in Cooter (05/23/14)
ORAN -- In what's become somewhat of a annual tradition, the Oran Eagles and Cooter Wildcats will once again face off in the postseason for a trip to the Class 1 quarterfinals. The two squads will meet in sectionals for the fourth straight year on Monday with the Eagles having won each of the previous three...
Berry named Tri-County Conference Player of the Year (05/16/14)
Fresh off of a Tri-County Conference Tournament championship, the Gideon Lady Bulldogs received some nice honors from the conference. Pitcher Breanna Berry was named the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year, while head coach Craig Earnheart was named the conference's Coach of the Year after leading the Lady Bulldogs past North Pemiscot in the tournament championship game...
Berry named Tri-County Conference Player of the Year (05/16/14)
Fresh off of a Tri-County Conference Tournament championship, the Gideon Lady Bulldogs received some nice honors from the conference. Pitcher Breanna Berry was named the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year, while head coach Craig Earnheart was named the conference's Coach of the Year after leading the Lady Bulldogs past North Pemiscot in the tournament championship game...
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...
Tribe stays hot, pulls away for win over Cooter (05/09/14)
Fresh off of winning the SEMO Conference Tournament and with just four games left in the regular games left in the regular season, the Kennett Indians baseball needed to maintain momentum. Mission accomplished. The Tribe got solid pitching from Edward Wilson and Tyson Campbell and used a six-run sixth inning to take a 10-3 win over the Cooter Wildcats Thursday at Indian Park...
Tribe stays hot, pulls away for win over Cooter (05/09/14)
Fresh off of winning the SEMO Conference Tournament and with just four games left in the regular games left in the regular season, the Kennett Indians baseball needed to maintain momentum. Mission accomplished. The Tribe got solid pitching from Edward Wilson and Tyson Campbell and used a six-run sixth inning to take a 10-3 win over the Cooter Wildcats Thursday at Indian Park...
May 7, 2014 Scoreboard (05/07/14)
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May 1, 2014 Scoreboard (05/01/14)
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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...
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...
Briefly: Bernie wins Malden baseball tournament (includes all 18 tournament scores) (04/19/14)
MALDEN, Mo. - The Bernie Mules took home the top prize at the nine-team two-day Malden Invitational varsity baseball tournament late Saturday night. Bernie, Advance and Doniphan won their respective 3-team preliminary pools Friday to advance to Saturday's 3-team championship pool...
Briefly: Bernie wins Malden baseball tournament (includes all 18 tournament scores) (04/19/14)
MALDEN, Mo. - The Bernie Mules took home the top prize at the nine-team two-day Malden Invitational varsity baseball tournament late Saturday night. Bernie, Advance and Doniphan won their respective 3-team preliminary pools Friday to advance to Saturday's 3-team championship pool...
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.