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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...
Dexter varsity girls place 2nd at Rib City Shootout (07/21/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball program came up just short in its bid to secure the Rib City Shootout championship Saturday evening at the Bearcat Event Center. Valley View, Ark., which also beat Dexter by four points in preliminary action Friday, edged Dexter 54-52 in the title game Saturday. Dexter fell behind 17 points against Valley View Saturday before rallying to trim the deficit as close as the final score...
Dexter varsity girls place 2nd at Rib City Shootout (07/21/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball program came up just short in its bid to secure the Rib City Shootout championship Saturday evening at the Bearcat Event Center. Valley View, Ark., which also beat Dexter by four points in preliminary action Friday, edged Dexter 54-52 in the title game Saturday. Dexter fell behind 17 points against Valley View Saturday before rallying to trim the deficit as close as the final score...
Rib City Shootout continues Saturday, Dexter varsity girls go 2-1 Friday (07/18/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The final Rib City Shootout of the summer kicked off Friday at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter. 54 girls basketball games took place Friday. The Dexter varsity girls basketball team suffered a four-point loss to Valley View, Ark., beat Doniphan 68-28 and beat Calico Rock, Ark., 57-24...
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...
Rib City Shootout continues Saturday, Dexter varsity girls go 2-1 Friday (07/18/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The final Rib City Shootout of the summer kicked off Friday at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter. 54 girls basketball games took place Friday. The Dexter varsity girls basketball team suffered a four-point loss to Valley View, Ark., beat Doniphan 68-28 and beat Calico Rock, Ark., 57-24...
Schedule set for 13-year-old Babe Ruth state tournament (07/17/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The 13-year-old Missouri Babe Ruth state tournament takes place July 17-20 at Shawnee Park in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Southwest Ozark, Dexter, Mineral Area, Cape Girardeau and Boonville are competing in the five-team double-elimination tournament...
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...
Dexter volleyball team wins Perryville Shootout (07/15/14)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. - The Dexter varsity volleyball team took home the top prize at the eight-team Perryville Shootout July 12. Dexter defeated St. Vincent in its quarterfinal contest, Notre Dame in its semifinal contest and host Perryville in the championship...
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...
Power surge propels Charleston past Boonville 9-5 at SBR state tournament (07/13/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - Charleston Fighting Squirrels standout slugger Ryan Fortner never grew concerned his team might be shutout after falling behind Boonville 1-0 Saturday night at the Senior Babe Ruth state tournament. "It was just a matter of time," Fortner said. "We knew we were going to hit. We came out a little flat, but Potts kept it close and we knew we would get at least one run."...
Dexter basketball team goes 3-1 at Rib City Shootout Friday (07/12/14)
The Dexter varsity boys basketball team won three of four games at its Rib City Shootout Friday at the Bearcat Event Center Friday. Dexter beat Notre Dame 40-31 in Game 1, lost to Farmington 54-34 in Game 2, blistered South Pemiscot 50-25 in Game 3 and defeated Arcadia Valley 55-44 in Game 4...
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...
Bernie standout to coach at rival Dexter (07/12/14)
DEXTER -- Jordan McGowan and his closet are having a color scheme problem right now. The former sharpshooting Bernie and Three Rivers College guard has, in fact, counted all 26 of his shirts in Bernie Mules blue. They've been grouped together and scooted to one end...
Bernie standout to coach at rival Dexter (07/12/14)
DEXTER -- Jordan McGowan and his closet are having a color scheme problem right now. The former sharpshooting Bernie and Three Rivers College guard has, in fact, counted all 26 of his shirts in Bernie Mules blue. They've been grouped together and scooted to one end...
Updated Senior Babe Ruth state tournament schedule (07/11/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The defending state champion Charleston Fighting Squirrels cruised past the Arch City Sidewinders 13-3 in its first game at the Senior Babe Ruth State late Thursday night at Charleston. Both teams scored its first run on an infield error in the second inning...
Rib City Fundamental Camp (07/10/14)
Dexter boys basketball team goes 5-1 at Malden Shootout (07/09/14)
MALDEN, Mo. - The success continued for the Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball program earlier this week. The Bearcats finished the two-day Malden Shootout with a record of 5-1 Tuesday. Dexter beat Advance 56-38 in Game 1, lost to New Madrid County Central 68-27 in Game 2, edged Delta C-7 49-47 in Game 3, beat Risco 57-18 in Game 4, beat Holcomb 53-19 in Game 5 and beat Malden 40-36 in Game 6...
Dexter boys basketball team goes 5-1 at Malden Shootout (07/09/14)
MALDEN, Mo. - The success continued for the Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball program earlier this week. The Bearcats finished the two-day Malden Shootout with a record of 5-1 Tuesday. Dexter beat Advance 56-38 in Game 1, lost to New Madrid County Central 68-27 in Game 2, edged Delta C-7 49-47 in Game 3, beat Risco 57-18 in Game 4, beat Holcomb 53-19 in Game 5 and beat Malden 40-36 in Game 6...
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...
Dexter fall sports schedules released (07/08/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - 2014 fall sports schedules are set at Dexter High School. The Dexter varsity football program is slated to open its season at Ste. Genevieve Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. The Dexter varsity volleyball team will open its season three days later when it hosts Farmington Aug. 25 and the Dexter varsity girls tennis team is slated to host Charleston in its season opener Aug. 26 at 4 p.m. The Dexter boys and girls high school cross country teams begin their respective seasons Sept. 6 at Jackson...
Dexter fall sports schedules released (07/08/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - 2014 fall sports schedules are set at Dexter High School. The Dexter varsity football program is slated to open its season at Ste. Genevieve Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. The Dexter varsity volleyball team will open its season three days later when it hosts Farmington Aug. 25 and the Dexter varsity girls tennis team is slated to host Charleston in its season opener Aug. 26 at 4 p.m. The Dexter boys and girls high school cross country teams begin their respective seasons Sept. 6 at Jackson...
2014 All-Standard Democrat Baseball Team (07/05/14)
FIRST TEAM Pitcher: Doug Still, Sr., Sikeston Catcher: Cody Payne, Sr., Chaffee Infield: Austin Godwin, Sr., NMCC Infield: Colton Black, Sr., Sikeston Infield: Gavin O'Brien, Sr., Sikeston Infield: Devon Yahn, Sr., Chaffee Outfield: Palmer Campbell, Fr., NMCC...
Youth baseball action at Dexter Parks & Recreation (07/04/14)
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...
Tensions mount between Sikeston, Cape Central during first day of Contact Camp (06/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The tension built several plays before. Sikeston's offense was just held scoreless and now it's defense was trying to do the same against Cape Central. But the Tigers were marching. One play was stuffed with a hard tackle by a Sikeston defender up the middle. The very next play went for 15 yards and ended when Cape Central's Kwaychon Chism was brought down hard close to the sideline...
Perryville wins Rib City volleyball tournament (06/27/14)
Note: A photo gallery of Thursday's action is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Perryville Pirates varsity volleyball team took home the top prize in its nine-team varsity volleyball tournament bracket at the Rib City Shootout Thursday afternoon...
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...
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...
Dexter boys basketball team competes at Day 1 of Rib City Shootout (06/19/14)
Note: A photo gallery of Friday's action is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity boys basketball team played its first three scrimmage games at the two-day Rib City Shootout Thursday. Hayti edged Dexter 36-34 in its first game Thursday morning before Dexter rebounded with an impressive 57-38 victory against Rich Hill, Mo., Thursday afternoon. Doniphan beat Dexter 47-43 in the nightcap Thursday...
Dexter boys begin play at Rib City Shootout (06/19/14)
Note: A photo gallery of Friday's action is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity boys basketball team played its first three scrimmage games at the two-day Rib City Shootout Thursday. Hayti edged Dexter 36-34 in its first game Thursday morning before Dexter rebounded with an impressive 57-38 victory against Rich Hill, Mo., Thursday afternoon. Doniphan beat Dexter 47-43 in the nightcap Thursday...
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...
Schedule released for second boys Rib City Shootout weekend (06/18/14)
DEXTER -- 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...
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...
9th annual Rotary Golf Tournament slated for Friday at Dexter (06/17/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Rotary Club's annual Four Person Scramble will take place on Friday, June 20, 2014, with tee-off at 1 p.m. at the Hidden Trails Country Club in Dexter. Last year the Rotarians decided to help the people of Moore, Okla. after a tornado destroyed much of the area. ...
9th annual Rotary Golf Tournament slated for Friday at Dexter (06/17/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Rotary Club's annual Four Person Scramble will take place on Friday, June 20, 2014, with tee-off at 1 p.m. at the Hidden Trails Country Club in Dexter. Last year the Rotarians decided to help the people of Moore, Okla. after a tornado destroyed much of the area. ...
Dexter girls claim title at Rib City (06/17/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Rib City Shootout is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity girls basketball team put together a strong performance from start to finish at the Rib City Shootout Friday and Saturday at the Bearcat Event Center...
Dexter girls claim title at Rib City (06/17/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Rib City Shootout is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity girls basketball team put together a strong performance from start to finish at the Rib City Shootout Friday and Saturday at the Bearcat Event Center...
Rib City Shootout Action (06/14/14)
Note: A schedule for June 14 remains available at this link: View Schedule Here
Girls take over Rib City Shootout (06/14/14)
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...
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...
Waldner named all-state in two events (06/11/14)
A Dexter teen who competed at the state level in girls track took home a pair of medals over the recent weekend. Makayla Waldner, sophomore daughter of Bob and Kim Waldner of Dexter, is a multi-sport athlete who seems to find success in everything she does...
Waldner named all-state in two events (06/11/14)
A Dexter teen who competed at the state level in girls track took home a pair of medals over the recent weekend. Makayla Waldner, sophomore daughter of Bob and Kim Waldner of Dexter, is a multi-sport athlete who seems to find success in everything she does...
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. ...
Dexter youth basketball camp (06/11/14)
Rain spoils Still-Maddox pitcher's duel at Advance (06/10/14)
ADVANCE, Mo. - Mother Nature spoiled the fun in the top of the fourth inning Monday evening as heavy rain halted a scoreless Senior Babe Ruth pitcher's duel between the SEMO Strokers and Charleston Fighting Squirrels at Advance. Charleston ace lefty Doug Still, who was drafted in the 33rd round (1003rd overall) of the Major League Baseball First-Year Draft Saturday, struck out seven of the nine hitters he faced Monday and faced the minimum in three innings of work...
Local girls finish strong at state track meet (06/02/14)
JEFFERSON CITY -- The Sikeston girls speed relay teams finished its season on a high note during the final day of the MSHSAA Class 3 state track meet in Jefferson City Saturday. Sikeston's 4x200-meter relay team consisting of Antravia Green, Tyra Bonner, Ailena Stovall and Brandy Peet finished in fourth place with a time of 1:44.21. It was the team's second strong finishing time after qualifying a day early with a 1:44.13, which was just shy of the school record of 1:43.94 set in 2009...
SCAA all-conference softball, baseball awards released (05/31/14)
The 2014 SCAA all-conference high schoo baseball and softball awards were recently released. Bernie's Tori Lowery was selected as the SCAA Player of the Year in softball. Bloomfield's Tim Fox and Bernie's Josh Stevens were selected as SCAA Players of the Year in baseball...
SCAA all-conference softball, baseball awards released (05/31/14)
The 2014 SCAA all-conference high schoo baseball and softball awards were recently released. Bernie's Tori Lowery was selected as the SCAA Player of the Year in softball. Bloomfield's Tim Fox and Bernie's Josh Stevens were selected as SCAA Players of the Year in baseball...
Rib City Shootout slated for Saturday at Dexter (05/30/14)
The first girls basketball Rib City Shootout of the season will kickoff Saturday at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter. Middleton, Tenn.; Neelyville; Dyer County, Tenn.; Dexter; Greenville; Doniphan; Cape Central; Dexter's eighth grade; Hoopsters eighth grade; Three Oaks, Tenn., Middle School and Greenville Middle School will compete in the event...
Rib City Shootout slated for Saturday at Dexter (05/30/14)
The first girls basketball Rib City Shootout of the season will kickoff Saturday at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter. Middleton, Tenn.; Neelyville; Dyer County, Tenn.; Dexter; Greenville; Doniphan; Cape Central; Dexter's eighth grade; Hoopsters eighth grade; Three Oaks, Tenn., Middle School and Greenville Middle School will compete in the event...
Dexter's Stevens enjoys state qualifying sophomore season (05/30/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - Dexter's Ethan Stevens recently completed a successful 2014 spring season on the golf course. "He gained a lot of good experience last year making it to the sectional," Dexter golf coach Eric Sitze said of his sophomore standout. "He's been real solid all year. He kept his average around 38 and when you do that you are going to do well in most tournaments."...
Sikeston sending several athletes to state meet (05/28/14)
FENTON -- Several runners from the Sikeston boys and girls track team posted state-qualifying times at Saturday's Class 3, Sectional 1 meet at Rockwood Summit High School. Both the boys and girls will send two relay teams each to the state meet that will be held Friday and Saturday on the campus of Lincoln University in Jefferson City. The girls 400-meter relay team placed second in sectionals while the Lady Bulldogs' 800-meter relay team took first to earn the state nod...
Dexter's MaKayla Waldner qualifies for state track meet in hurdles (05/28/14)
FENTON, Mo. - Dexter's MaKayla Waldner is state bound for a second straight season in girls track. Waldner finished second in the 100-meter hurdles and first in the 300-meter hurdles Saturday at the state sectional track meet at Rockwood Summit High in Fenton, Mo...
Sikeston runners qualify for state (05/25/14)
FENTON -- Several runners from the Sikeston boys and girls track team posted state-qualyfing times at Saturday's Class 3, Sectional 1 meet at Rockwood Summit High School. Both the boys and girls will send two relay teams each to the state meet that will be held Friday and Saturday on the campus of Lincoln University in Jefferson City. The girls 400-meter relay team placed second in sectionals while the Lady Bulldogs' 800-meter relay team took first to earn the state nod...
STATE BOUND: Dexter's Noah Kronk & Ethan Flowers qualify for state tennis tournament (05/24/14)
IMPERIAL, Mo. - Dexter junior Noah Kronk and sophomore Ethan Flowers started thinking about qualifying for the state tennis tournament at the start of the 2013-14 school year. "We joked all year about going to state and once we competed in the Poplar Bluff tournament we knew going to state might be a realistic goal, so we decided to work a little harder," Kronk said...
State Bound: Dexter's Noah Kronk & Ethan Flowers qualify for state tennis tournament (05/24/14)
IMPERIAL, Mo. - Dexter junior Noah Kronk and sophomore Ethan Flowers started thinking about qualifying for the state tennis tournament at the start of the 2013-14 school year. "We joked all year about going to state and once we competed in the Poplar Bluff tournament we knew going to state might be a realistic goal, so we decided to work a little harder," Kronk said...
Dexter Board finalizes coaching assignments (05/23/14)
The Dexter Board of Education finalized coaching assignments for the 2014-2015 school year for multiple sports at its Tuesday meeting. View a complete list of assignments finalized below: High School Activities Director: Derek Urhahn Middle School Activities Director: Angie Duncan...
Arlen Pixley to join brother Aaron on Tribe coaching staff (05/23/14)
Arlen Pixley will be joining his brother at Kennett. The former New Madrid County Central head football and wrestling coach has accepted a position with Kennett as their new defensive coordinator, assistant wrestling and track coach. He will be alongside his brother, Aaron Pixley, who is currently the head football and head wrestling coach...
Hole-In-One (05/23/14)
Dexter Baseball Champs (05/23/14)
Pirates answer Dexter rally (05/20/14)
Perryvlille won 7-5º to reach the Class 4 District 1 semifinals
Dexter suffers season-ending 7-5 defeat to Perryville baseball team (05/20/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. - The clock struck midnight for the Dexter Bearcats baseball team in the opening round of the Class 4, District 1, tournament Monday afternoon in Sikeston. Fifth-seeded Dexter overcame a 4-1 deficit with three runs in the top of the sixth inning but fourth-seeded Perryville responded with three runs of its own in the bottom of the sixth and never trailed after in a 7-5 district quarterfinal victory...
Dexter Sectional Boys Tennis Qualifiers (05/20/14)
POTOSI, Mo. - Dexter sophomore Ethan Flowers and junior Noah Kronk advanced to the Class 1 state tennis sectional Saturday. Flowers and Kronk won two out of three matches in their district tournament at Potosi. Kronk-Flowers beat a doubles team from North County 6-1, 6-4, in their quarterfinal, a doubles team from Notre Dame 6-4-62 in their semifinal and lost to Notre Dame's Mason Seesing & Brendan Boswell 6-3, 6-4, in the district championship...
Dexter suffers season-ending 7-5 defeat to Perryville baseball team (05/20/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. - The clock struck midnight for the Dexter Bearcats baseball team in the opening round of the Class 4, District 1, tournament Monday afternoon in Sikeston. Fifth-seeded Dexter overcame a 4-1 deficit with three runs in the top of the sixth inning but fourth-seeded Perryville responded with three runs of its own in the bottom of the sixth and never trailed after in a 7-5 district quarterfinal victory...
Wheeler tied for third after first round of state golf tournament (05/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com FREMONT HILLS -- Sikeston junior Gabe Wheeler is sitting in prime position after the first day of the Class 3 state golf tournament Monday at Fremont Hills County Club in Fremont Hills. Wheeler is tied for third place after shooting a 74 on the par 71 course. The tournament leader, Davis Alec Palen from Logan-Rogersville, shot a 69...
Bulldogs' Wedemeier qualifies for sectionals (05/18/14)
Notre Dame's Ben Wedemeier breezed through the singles to win the Class 1 District 1 Individuals Tournament for the Bulldogs on Saturday at Potosi, Mo. Wedemeier defeated Potosi's Ian Boyer-Faulkner 6-1, 6-1 before triumphing over Arcadia Valley's Joey LaValle 6-2, 6-0 and Brian LaValle 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 to clinch the championship in the singles...
Sikeston girls track team finishes second at districts (05/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DESOTO -- When three-time state track and field champion Steven Baker went down with a devastating knee injury during a meet earlier this season, Sikeston coach Terry Flannigan knew his boys team's hopes of repeating as Class 3, District 1 champions went down with him...
PREP ROUNDUP: Red Devils fall in final tune-up (05/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Getting one final regular season contest in before districts, the Chaffee Red Devils fell to host Notre Dame on Friday 7-2. A two-run rally in the bottom of the first put the Bulldogs on top for good and a two-run fifth gave them a 4-0 advantage. One final three-run outburst in the sixth gave them their biggest lead of the night, 7-0, before the Red Devils got on the board with two runs in the seventh...
Sikeston girls track team finishes second at districts (05/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DESOTO -- When three-time state track and field champion Steven Baker went down with a devastating knee injury during a meet earlier this season, Sikeston coach Terry Flannigan knew his boys team's hopes of repeating as Class 3, District 1 champions went down with him...
PREP ROUNDUP: Red Devils fall in final tune-up (05/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Getting one final regular season contest in before districts, the Chaffee Red Devils fell to host Notre Dame on Friday 7-2. A two-run rally in the bottom of the first put the Bulldogs on top for good and a two-run fifth gave them a 4-0 advantage. One final three-run outburst in the sixth gave them their biggest lead of the night, 7-0, before the Red Devils got on the board with two runs in the seventh...
Notre Dame boys tennis team outlasts Dexter 6-0 (05/17/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The fourth-seeded Dexter Bearcats gave top-seeded Notre Dame everything it wanted in a boys tennis district semifinal Friday. Dexter forced three sets in five of six singles matches. Notre Dame avoided playing doubles by putting together strong third-set performances in every match as it outlasted Dexter 6-0...
Notre Dame boys tennis team outlasts Dexter 6-0 (05/17/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The fourth-seeded Dexter Bearcats gave top-seeded Notre Dame everything it wanted in a boys tennis district semifinal Friday. Dexter forced three sets in five of six singles matches. Notre Dame avoided playing doubles by putting together strong third-set performances in every match as it outlasted Dexter 6-0...
Tribe trio honored by SEMO Conference (05/16/14)
Several Kennett Indians baseball players received recognition when the SEMO Conference recently released its all-conference and all-tournament teams. Pitcher Tyson Campbell shared Pitcher of the Year honors with Wesley Pyles from Poplar Bluff, while Campbell, Kevonte Mitchell and Declan "D.K." Wallace were named first-team all-conference. The trio also was named to the SEMO Conference Tournament's all-tournament team...
Dexter athletes honored at Spring Sports Program (05/16/14)
Dexter High School honored its high school baseball, softball, golf, boys tennis and track athletes Thursday night at its Spring Sports Program. Dexter Bearcat Booster Club scholarships were presented to Kendra Stevenson and Jacob Robinson. Ethan Stevens received the Season Medalist Award in boys golf...
Wheeler, Below prepare for state golf tournament (05/15/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Though both juniors, Sikeston's Gabe Wheeler and Blake Below will enter the upcoming Class 3 state golf tournament with vastly different amounts of experience. For Wheeler, this marks his third time in as many years making the trip while Below competes on high school's biggest stage for the first time in his career...
District baseball begins this weekend for area schools (05/14/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- After a disappointing exit in last year's Class 4, District 1 championship game, the Sikeston Bulldogs are once again on the hunt for their first district title since 2007. This time around they'll have home-field advantage as play kicks off this weekend at VFW Memorial Stadium in Sikeston...
All-conference baseball (05/14/14)
All-SEMO Conference P -- Michael Houchin, jr., Jackson P -- Tyson Campbell, sr., Kennett P -- Wesley Pyles, sr., Poplar Bluff P -- Chase Hagerty, jr., Cape Central P -- Jacob Clark, jr., Sikeston P -- Graham Ruopp, jr., Notre Dame...
Dexter boys tennis team sweeps DeSoto 6-0 in district quarterfinal (05/13/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter-DeSoto quarterfinal is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity boys tennis team experienced little difficulty securing a victory in its district quarterfinal Tuesday afternoon. Fourth-seeded Dexter won all 12 sets of its district quarterfinal against fifth-seeded DeSoto as it secured a 6-0 victory. Doubles were not required because Dexter won at least five of six singles matches...
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...
Four Dexter golfers compete at sectional, Stevens qualifies for state (05/13/14)
ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Dexter's Ethan Stevens qualified for the Class 3 state golf tournament Monday afternoon with a fourth-place finish at the Class 3 state sectional at Quail Creek Golf Club in St. Louis, Mo. Stevens shot five-over-par 77 to finish tied for fourth place with Priory's Thomas Earle Weaver...
Sikeston golf team sending two to state (05/13/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ST LOUIS -- Of the three they sent to the Class 3 sectional gold meet, the Sikeston Bulldogs golf team saw two advance to state after play at Quail Creek Golf Club in St. Louis. Both juniors Gabe Wheeler and Blake Below made the cut with Wheeler leading the way by shooting an 82 that left him 10 over par and tied for seventh overall in the tournament. Below shot an 86 on the day, 14 over-par, which was good for a tie for 17th overall...
Four Dexter golfers compete at sectional, Stevens qualifies for state (05/13/14)
ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Dexter's Ethan Stevens qualified for the Class 3 state golf tournament Monday afternoon with a fourth-place finish at the Class 3 state sectional at Quail Creek Golf Club in St. Louis, Mo. Stevens shot five-over-par 77 to finish tied for fourth place with Priory's Thomas Earle Weaver...
Dexter boys tennis team sweeps DeSoto 6-0 in district quarterfinal (05/13/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter-DeSoto quarterfinal is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity boys tennis team experienced little difficulty securing a victory in its district quarterfinal Tuesday afternoon. Fourth-seeded Dexter won all 12 sets of its district quarterfinal against fifth-seeded DeSoto as it secured a 6-0 victory. Doubles were not required because Dexter won at least five of six singles matches...
Dexter names Dowdy varsity boys basketball coach (05/10/14)
The search for a new varsity boys basketball coach at Dexter High School offically ended Friday morning. The Dexter Board of Education approved the assignment of varsity head boys basketball coach to teacher Josh Dowdy in executive session of a special board meeting that started at 10 a.m. Friday morning...
Josh Dowdy named new head coach at Dexter (05/10/14)
By Dustin Ward SEMO News Service DEXTER -- The search for a new varsity boys basketball coach at Dexter High School officially ended Friday morning. The Dexter Board of Education approved the assignment of varsity head boys basketball coach to teacher Josh Dowdy in executive session of a special board meeting that started at 10 a.m. Friday...
Rain halts Dexter's final prep for tennis playoffs (05/10/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - Mother Nature cut short a final tuneup for the Dexter varsity boys tennis team Friday afternoon. The Dexter-Poplar Bluff varsity boys tennis match was canceled after about one hour of play Friday. The match was tied 2-2 when rain started to fall heavily at the Dexter tennis courts...
Rain halts Dexter's final prep for tennis playoffs (05/10/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - Mother Nature cut short a final tuneup for the Dexter varsity boys tennis team Friday afternoon. The Dexter-Poplar Bluff varsity boys tennis match was canceled after about one hour of play Friday. The match was tied 2-2 when rain started to fall heavily at the Dexter tennis courts...
Dexter strikes early, takes down Bulldogs (05/09/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- On the back of as three-run, third-inning rally, the Dexter Bearcats defeated visiting Sikeston on Thursday 6-3. The Bearcats jumped on top with a run in the first before their three-run outburst in the bottom of the third put them ahead 4-1...
Dexter names Dowdy varsity boys basketball coach (05/09/14)
The search for a new varsity boys basketball coach at Dexter High School offically ended Friday morning. The Dexter Board of Education approved the assignment of varsity head boys basketball coach to teacher Josh Dowdy in executive session of a special board meeting that started at 10 a.m. Friday morning...
Dexter strikes early, takes down Bulldogs (05/09/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- On the back of as three-run, third-inning rally, the Dexter Bearcats defeated visiting Sikeston on Thursday 6-3. The Bearcats jumped on top with a run in the first before their three-run outburst in the bottom of the third put them ahead 4-1...
Bernie & Dexter collect high school baseball wins (05/09/14)
NEELYVILLE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules outlasted the Neelyville Tigers 8-5 Thursday afternoon in a battle of state-ranked teams. Bernie built an 8-1 lead by the sixth inning. "We played well today for the most part," Bernie coach Darrin Shipman said of his team's 15th straight victory. "We took some really good at-bats and really battled. They are so good and well-coached that it really is a good win for our team. B.J. did a great job throwing strikes and mixing his pitches."...
Bernie & Dexter collect high school baseball wins (05/09/14)
NEELYVILLE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules outlasted the Neelyville Tigers 8-5 Thursday afternoon in a battle of state-ranked teams. Bernie built an 8-1 lead by the sixth inning. "We played well today for the most part," Bernie coach Darrin Shipman said of his team's 15th straight victory. "We took some really good at-bats and really battled. They are so good and well-coached that it really is a good win for our team. B.J. did a great job throwing strikes and mixing his pitches."...
Neldon homer propels Dexter baseball team by Cape Central 8-5 (05/08/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter-Cape Central game is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - Dexter high school baseball coach Brian Becker didn't pass up an opportunity to talk hitting with senior slugger Cody Neldon before he stepped into the batter's box with one out in the bottom of the sixth inning of a tie game against Cape Central Wednesday afternoon...
Bearcats' late push leads to 8-5 win over Cape Central (05/08/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER - The Dexter high school baseball team scored eight runs in the final two innings to beat Cape Central 8-5 Wednesday afternoon. Jason Mattison secured a complete-game victory for Dexter. He allowed seven hits and struck out six...
Neldon homer propels Dexter baseball team by Cape Central 8-5 (05/08/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter-Cape Central game is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - Dexter high school baseball coach Brian Becker didn't pass up an opportunity to talk hitting with senior slugger Cody Neldon before he stepped into the batter's box with one out in the bottom of the sixth inning of a tie game against Cape Central Wednesday afternoon...
Bearcats' late push leads to 8-5 win over Cape Central (05/08/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER - The Dexter high school baseball team scored eight runs in the final two innings to beat Cape Central 8-5 Wednesday afternoon. Jason Mattison secured a complete-game victory for Dexter. He allowed seven hits and struck out six...
High school roundup: Jackson baseball team gets revenge on Poplar Bluff (05/08/14)
Landon Mills hit a two-run home run to help lead the Jackson baseball team to a 5-3 vengeful victory over its conference nemesis Poplar Bluff on Wednesday. Tyler Slinkard picked up the win on the mound. He went the distance and gave up three earned runs on seven hits, struck out seven and walked one...
High school roundup: Jackson baseball team gets revenge on Poplar Bluff (05/08/14)
Landon Mills hit a two-run home run to help lead the Jackson baseball team to a 5-3 vengeful victory over its conference nemesis Poplar Bluff on Wednesday. Tyler Slinkard picked up the win on the mound. He went the distance and gave up three earned runs on seven hits, struck out seven and walked one...
Briefly: Dexter baseball team rallies past Cape Central 8-5 (05/08/14)
Editor's Note: A complete story on this game will be available later online and in the next print edition of Dexter Daily Statesman Friday morning DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter high school baseball team scored eight runs in the final two innings it batted to beat Cape Central 8-5 Wednesday afternoon...
Bulldog tennis team drops home match to Dexter 6-3 (05/07/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- In one of their final matches of the season, the Sikeston Bulldogs' tennis team fell to the visiting Dexter Bearcats 6-3 on Tuesday in a varsity only meeting. "We had good wins by our No. 1 and 4 players in singles play," Sikeston head coach Russ Dial said. We also got a good win from our No. 2 doubles team."...
Sikeston's Doug Still named SEMO Conference POY (05/07/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Before Monday's SEMO Conference Tournament championship game at Capaha Park, this year's all-tournament team was announced along with many other awards. Sikeston senior Doug Still took home the top honor as he was announced the SEMO Conference Player of the Year...
Briefly: Dexter baseball team rallies past Cape Central 8-5 (05/07/14)
Editor's Note: A complete story on this game will be available later online and in the next print edition of Dexter Daily Statesman Friday morning DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter high school baseball team scored eight runs in the final two innings it batted to beat Cape Central 8-5 Wednesday afternoon...
May 7, 2014 Scoreboard (05/07/14)
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SCAA sports roundup: Five-run third dooms Bloomfield baseball team against Woodland 8-5 (05/07/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats baseball team fell behind early Tuesday afternoon and never overtook the Woodland Cardinals. Woodland tallied five runs in the top of the third inning and led by at least two runs the rest of the way on its way to an 8-5 road win at Bloomfield...
SCAA sports roundup: Five-run third dooms Bloomfield baseball team against Woodland 8-5 (05/07/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats baseball team fell behind early Tuesday afternoon and never overtook the Woodland Cardinals. Woodland tallied five runs in the top of the third inning and led by at least two runs the rest of the way on its way to an 8-5 road win at Bloomfield...
Middle School Baseball Champs: Dexter Bearcats (05/07/14)
Dexter golf team sends four to Class 3 sectional (05/06/14)
FARMINGTON, Mo. - Four Dexter golfers finished in the Top 25 at the Class 3, District 1, golf tournament at Crowne Pointe Golf Club in Farmington, Mo., Monday. Dexter's Ethan Stevens finished tied for eighth with a round of 12-over-par 84. Dexter's Austin Chesser finished tied for 18th with a round of 16-over-par 88. Dexter's Myles Urhahn finished 23rd with a round of 17-over-par 89 and Dexter's Drake Mitchell finished 24th with a round of 18-over-par 90...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston golf team sending three to sectionals (05/06/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- Sikeston's Gabe Wheeler, Blake Below and Austin Bowman each made the cut following the Class 3, District 1 tournament Monday at Crowne Pointe Golf Club in Farmington. Wheeler finished with third overall with a score of 76 -- four over par. Both Below and Bowman tied with an 88 as Sikeston finished third as a team with a score of 347...
Dexter girls finish 2nd at SEMO Conference track meet; boys take 5th (05/06/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter boys and girls track teams competed in the six-team SEMO Central Conference track meet Monday. The Dexter girls placed second as a team and the Dexter boys placed fifth. Host Notre Dame finished first in the boys and girls divisions...
Dexter golf team sends four to Class 3 sectional (05/06/14)
FARMINGTON, Mo. - Four Dexter golfers finished in the Top 25 at the Class 3, District 1, golf tournament at Crowne Pointe Golf Club in Farmington, Mo., Monday. Dexter's Ethan Stevens finished tied for eighth with a round of 12-over-par 84. Dexter's Austin Chesser finished tied for 18th with a round of 16-over-par 88. Dexter's Myles Urhahn finished 23rd with a round of 17-over-par 89 and Dexter's Drake Mitchell finished 24th with a round of 18-over-par 90...
Dexter girls finish 2nd at SEMO Conference track meet; boys take 5th (05/06/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter boys and girls track teams competed in the six-team SEMO Central Conference track meet Monday. The Dexter girls placed second as a team and the Dexter boys placed fifth. Host Notre Dame finished first in the boys and girls divisions...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston golf team sending three to sectionals (05/06/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- Sikeston's Gabe Wheeler, Blake Below and Austin Bowman each made the cut following the Class 3, District 1 tournament Monday at Crowne Pointe Golf Club in Farmington. Wheeler finished with third overall with a score of 76 -- four over par. Both Below and Bowman tied with an 88 as Sikeston finished third as a team with a score of 347...
High school roundup: Notre Dame track teams sweep conference meet (05/06/14)
Host Notre Dame swept the boys and girls divisions at the six-team SEMO Central Conference track and field meet Monday. The Bulldogs won 12 of the 18 events in the boys division. Jordan Barber and Rudy McClellan each picked up a pair of first-place finishes for Notre Dame...
High school roundup: Notre Dame track teams sweep conference meet (05/06/14)
Host Notre Dame swept the boys and girls divisions at the six-team SEMO Central Conference track and field meet Monday. The Bulldogs won 12 of the 18 events in the boys division. Jordan Barber and Rudy McClellan each picked up a pair of first-place finishes for Notre Dame...
Notre Dame's Dixon fires 69 at district golf meet (05/06/14)
Notre Dame senior Brady Dixon saved his best 18-hole high school round for the Class 3 District 1 tournament Monday at the Crowne Pointe Golf Club in Farmington, Missouri. Dixon fired a 3-under-par 69 to claim the medalist honor and lead the Bulldogs in their successful defense of their district title. Notre Dame totaled 308 and finished 21 shots ahead of runner-up Farmington...
May 5, 2014 Scoreboard (05/05/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Central baseball reaches consolation final of conference tourney (05/04/14)
All the local high school events reported Saturday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Central baseball reaches consolation final of conference tourney (05/04/14)
All the local high school events reported Saturday to the Southeast Missourian.
High shool roundup: Eagles win two games at state tournament (05/04/14)
All the local high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
Lady Bulldogs finish third at Poplar Bluff Invitational (05/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs track team finished third out of eight teams Friday during the Poplar Bluff Invitational track meet at Poplar Bluff High School. Sikeston totaled 112 points while Poplar Bluff won the girls side with 166 and Jackson took second with 159. Dexter took sixth with 33.5...
Lady Bulldogs finish third at Poplar Bluff Invitational (05/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs track team finished third out of eight teams Friday during the Poplar Bluff Invitational track meet at Poplar Bluff High School. Sikeston totaled 112 points while Poplar Bluff won the girls side with 166 and Jackson took second with 159. Dexter took sixth with 33.5...
Triumphant Farewell: Dexter softball team ends season with 10-0 win against Caruthersville (05/03/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter-Caruthersville softball game is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats high school softball team sent seniors Ashley Brown, Kendra Stevenson and Brittany Bryant out in style Friday afternoon with a 10-0 six-inning victory against the Caruthersville Tigers...
Triumphant Farewell: Dexter softball team ends season with 10-0 win against Caruthersville (05/03/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter-Caruthersville softball game is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats high school softball team sent seniors Ashley Brown, Kendra Stevenson and Brittany Bryant out in style Friday afternoon with a 10-0 six-inning victory against the Caruthersville Tigers...
Sikeston prepares for Cape Central again as SEMO Conference Tournament kicks off (05/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- As the final game to be counted in the SEMO Conference Tournament seeding process, Sikeston head coach Alan Scheeter stressed the importance of last Saturday's game against Cape Central. A win, he said, would likely promise the Bulldogs a home game and at least the fourth seed in the tournament...
Dexter's Brown signs to play softball and volleyball at Crowley's Ridge College (05/02/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - Dexter senior Ashley Brown will receive a rare opportunity to play two sports at the collegiate level next season. Brown signed her letter of intent Friday at the Bearcat Event Center to play college softball and volleyball at Crowley's Ridge College in Paragould, Ark...
Dexter's Brown signs to play softball and volleyball at Crowley's Ridge College (05/03/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - Dexter senior Ashley Brown will receive a rare opportunity to play two sports at the collegiate level next season. Brown signed her letter of intent Friday at the Bearcat Event Center to play college softball and volleyball at Crowley's Ridge College in Paragould, Ark...
May 2, 2014 Scoreboard (05/02/14)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Chaffee breezes by Oak Ridge in five innings (05/01/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- Jumping out of the gate with an eight-run rally, the Chaffee Red Devils took down Oak Ridge 10-0 in five innings on Wednesday via the mercy-rule. The Red Devils' eight run first was followed by three innings of silence. They put together one final two-run rally in the bottom of the fifth to end the game early...
Dexter boys tennis team beats Sikeston & Poplar Bluff (05/01/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity boys tennis team collected back-to-back wins earlier this week. Dexter edged Poplar Bluff 5-4 Tuesday and cruised past Sikeston 8-1 Wednesday. "We are playing a lot better tennis up-and-down the team right now," Dexter coach Kurt Lovelady said. "We just need to keep this momentum going into our last few matches heading into districts the week after next. We still have a lot of work to do and a lot to learn because of how young we are."...
Dexter boys tennis team beats Sikeston & Poplar Bluff (05/01/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity boys tennis team collected back-to-back wins earlier this week. Dexter edged Poplar Bluff 5-4 Tuesday and cruised past Sikeston 8-1 Wednesday. "We are playing a lot better tennis up-and-down the team right now," Dexter coach Kurt Lovelady said. "We just need to keep this momentum going into our last few matches heading into districts the week after next. We still have a lot of work to do and a lot to learn because of how young we are."...
Bernie secures first district softball title with 8-5 extra-inning win against Dexter (05/01/14)
Note: A photo gallery of Tuesday's district tournament action is available at this link: View Photos Here BERNIE, Mo. - The first district softball championship game in school history for the second-seeded Bernie Mules and top-seeded Dexter Bearcats turned out to be one for the ages Tuesday night at Bernie High School...
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...
Bernie secures first district softball title with 8-5 extra-inning win against Dexter (04/30/14)
Note: A photo gallery of Tuesday's district tournament action is available at this link: View Photos Here BERNIE, Mo. - The first district softball championship game in school history for the second-seeded Bernie Mules and top-seeded Dexter Bearcats turned out to be one for the ages Tuesday night at Bernie High School...
Dexter track teams win medals at Notre Dame Open (04/30/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter boys and girls track teams competed at the Notre Dame Open Tuesday. The Dexter boys placed ninth in its 12-team meet. The Dexter girls placed third in its 12-team meet. Notre Dame finished first in the boys meet and girls meet...
Dexter track teams win medals at Notre Dame Open (04/30/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter boys and girls track teams competed at the Notre Dame Open Tuesday. The Dexter boys placed ninth in its 12-team meet. The Dexter girls placed third in its 12-team meet. Notre Dame finished first in the boys meet and girls meet...
High school roundup: Sikeston hands second loss to Notre Dame baseball team (04/30/14)
All the local events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Sikeston hands second loss to Notre Dame baseball team (04/30/14)
All the local events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Dexter's Flowers, Kronk take 2nd at Poplar Bluff tennis tournament (04/29/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. - The Dexter High School varsity boys tennis team competed in a 5-team single elimination tournament in Poplar Bluff Saturday. Dexter sophomore Ethan Flowers and junior Noah Kronk took second at the event. Flowers and Kronk won their first match 8-6 against Notre Dame's Alex Wikel and Dalton Stroup...
Dexter's Flowers, Kronk take 2nd at Poplar Bluff tennis tournament (04/29/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. - The Dexter High School varsity boys tennis team competed in a 5-team single elimination tournament in Poplar Bluff Saturday. Dexter sophomore Ethan Flowers and junior Noah Kronk took second at the event. Flowers and Kronk won their first match 8-6 against Notre Dame's Alex Wikel and Dalton Stroup...
2013-14 Standard Democrat Girls Basketball Player of the Year: Hannah Noe (04/26/14)
DEXTER -- A two-sport athlete the first three years of her high school career, Dexter senior Hannah Noe made the decision to commit solely to basketball her final year as a Lady Bearcat. The results speak for themselves as Noe finished up her most recent campaign by guiding Dexter to the best finish in school history while racking up countless awards in the process...
2013-14 All-Standard Democrat Basketball Team (04/26/14)
The 2013-14 All-Standard Democrat boys and girls basketball teams was selected by the Standard Democrat sports department. Teams in our coverage area include: Chaffee, Charleston, Dexter, East Prairie, Kelly, New Madrid County Central, Oran, Portageville, Richland, Risco, Scott Central and Sikeston.
2013-14 Standard Democrat Girls Basketball Player of the Year: Hannah Noe (04/26/14)
DEXTER -- A two-sport athlete the first three years of her high school career, Dexter senior Hannah Noe made the decision to commit solely to basketball her final year as a Lady Bearcat. The results speak for themselves as Noe finished up her most recent campaign by guiding Dexter to the best finish in school history while racking up countless awards in the process...
2013-14 All-Standard Democrat Basketball Team (04/26/14)
The 2013-14 All-Standard Democrat boys and girls basketball teams was selected by the Standard Democrat sports department. Teams in our coverage area include: Chaffee, Charleston, Dexter, East Prairie, Kelly, New Madrid County Central, Oran, Portageville, Richland, Risco, Scott Central and Sikeston.
Dowdy signs to play football at Southwest Baptist (04/25/14)
Dexter senior D.J. Dowdy will have another opportunity to put on the football pads following graduation this spring. Dowdy signed a letter of intent to play football at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Mo., Wednesday at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter...
Dexter high school track action (04/25/14)
Dowdy signs to play football at Southwest Baptist (04/25/14)
Dexter senior D.J. Dowdy will have another opportunity to put on the football pads following graduation this spring. Dowdy signed a letter of intent to play football at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Mo., Wednesday at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter...
NMCC softball wraps up third-straight win, breezes by Dexter (04/24/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- Combining for nine hits at the plate while getting seven solid innings from starting pitcher Alexa Garner, New Madrid County Central downed Dexter 11-2 on Wednesday for their third straight win. "We found out today we're the number one seed in the district and I thought they played like it," Lady Eagles' head coach Steve Rogers said. "We got in a couple jams and got out of them with minimal damage...
April 24, 2014 Scoreboard (04/24/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
NMCC softball wraps up third-straight win, breezes by Dexter (04/24/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- Combining for nine hits at the plate while getting seven solid innings from starting pitcher Alexa Garner, New Madrid County Central downed Dexter 11-2 on Wednesday for their third straight win. "We found out today we're the number one seed in the district and I thought they played like it," Lady Eagles' head coach Steve Rogers said. "We got in a couple jams and got out of them with minimal damage...
Central's Simmons, ND team repeat at SEMO Conference golf tournament (04/23/14)
Travis Simmons stood in the rough just off the left side of the 18th green Tuesday afternoon at Dalhousie Golf Club and knew just what he had to do. Simmons, a senior at Central and the defending SEMO Conference champion, had just played his second shot from the rough at the par-5 18th, which served as the first playoff hole in this year's SEMO Conference tournament, and needed to chip his third shot over a foot of rough and negotiate some 25 feet of green to the pin.. ...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston golf team takes fourth at SEMO tournament (04/23/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Sikeston's Gabe Wheeler tied for seventh place during Tuesday's SEMO Conference golf meet as the Bulldogs took fourth as a team in the large school division at the Dalhousie Golf Club in Cape Girardeau...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston golf team takes fourth at SEMO tournament (04/23/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Sikeston's Gabe Wheeler tied for seventh place during Tuesday's SEMO Conference golf meet as the Bulldogs took fourth as a team in the large school division at the Dalhousie Golf Club in Cape Girardeau...
High school roundup: Advance wins SCAA softball tourney (04/23/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Jones, many others make media all-state basketball team (04/23/14)
Sikeston senior J.T. Jones made the media all-state Class 4 basketball team for the second straight year after the 2014 list was released making him one of many southeast Missouri players to make the cut. Jones, who recently signed as a preferred walk-on with Southeast Missouri State University, averaged a double-double (17.8 points, 10.2 rebounds) for the Bulldogs who finished the season 22-4...
State-champ SCC awarded all-state honors from media (04/23/14)
Scott County Central Braves pulled in four of the 10 honors bestowed to local players and coaches with today's release of the 2013-14 all-state basketball teams selected by the Missouri Sportswriters and Broadcasters. Senior point guard LaRandis Banks was among three individuals honored from the Scott County Central boys' 17th state championship squad. Banks averaged 19 points per game for the 26-5 Braves...
High school roundup: Advance wins SCAA softball tourney (04/23/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Bernie beats Dexter 14-4 to claim third place at SCAA tournament (04/23/14)
PUXICO, Mo. - Defending champ Bernie scored a run in every inning as it salvaged third-place at the SCAA softball tournament Tuesday with a 14-4 six-inning victory against Dexter. The Mules scored six runs in the first inning, one run in the second frame, two runs in the third, four runs in the fourth and one more in the fifth as it revenged a 7-4 regular-season loss to Dexter...
Bernie beats Dexter 14-4 to claim third place at SCAA tournament (04/23/14)
PUXICO, Mo. - Defending champ Bernie scored a run in every inning as it salvaged third-place at the SCAA softball tournament Tuesday with a 14-4 six-inning victory against Dexter. The Mules scored six runs in the first inning, one run in the second frame, two runs in the third, four runs in the fourth and one more in the fifth as it revenged a 7-4 regular-season loss to Dexter...
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...
Four SCAA players, coach make media all-state hoops team (04/23/14)
The Missouri Sportswriters and Broadcasters released its media all-state basketball team at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday. Four players and a coach were selected all-state from SCAA schools. Dexter coach Chad Allen was selected as the Class 4 girls basketball Coach of the Year...
April 22, 2014 Scoreboard (04/22/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Dexter falls short to undefeated Poplar Bluff (04/22/14)
By Brent Shipman sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- They brought the tying run to plate in the seventh inning on Monday, but the Dexter Bearcats couldn't deny Polar Bluff its 10th straight win to start the season. Fueled by a three-run rally in the fourth inning the Mules went on to win 5-3 and keep their undefeated streak intact...
Dexter falls short to undefeated Poplar Bluff (04/22/14)
By Brent Shipman sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- They brought the tying run to plate in the seventh inning on Monday, but the Dexter Bearcats couldn't deny Polar Bluff its 10th straight win to start the season. Fueled by a three-run rally in the fourth inning the Mules went on to win 5-3 and keep their undefeated streak intact...
Advance upsets Dexter 7-2, Woodland beats Bernie 9-8 in SCAA softball semifinals (04/21/14)
Editor's Note: A photo gallery will be available later online. This story will also be available in the Tuesday morning print edition of Dexter Daily Statesman. PUXICO, Mo. - The championship is set at the SCAA softball tournament following quarterfinal and semifinal action at Puxico Monday. The Advance Hornets will square off against the Woodland Cardinals Tuesday at 4 p.m. in the SCAA title game at Puxico...
Advance, Woodland advance to Tuesday's SCAA softball championship (04/21/14)
Editor's Note: A photo gallery will be available later online. This story will also be available in the Tuesday morning print edition of Dexter Daily Statesman. PUXICO, Mo. - The championship is set at the SCAA softball tournament following quarterfinal and semifinal action at Puxico Monday. The Advance Hornets will square off against the Woodland Cardinals Tuesday at 4 p.m. in the SCAA title game at Puxico...
April 21, 2014 Scoreboard (04/21/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Bunting helps Dexter beat NMCC baseball team 4-3 (04/18/14)
NEW MADRID, Mo. - Dexter Bearcats baseball coach Brian Becker didn't hesitate to play small ball in the final inning of a tie game against the New Madrid County Central Eagles Thursday night. After Dexter's Colton Averett started the seventh by reaching base on an error and Jason Mattison followed with a walk Becker asked his offense to move the game-winning run closer to home by bunting...
Dexter plays small ball to beat NMCC (04/18/14)
NEW MADRID -- Dexter Bearcats baseball coach Brian Becker didn't hesitate to play small ball in the final inning of a tie game against the New Madrid County Central Eagles Thursday night. After Dexter's Colton Averett started the seventh by reaching base on an error and Jason Mattison followed with a walk Becker asked his offense to move the game-winning run closer to home by bunting...
Dexter plays small ball to beat NMCC (04/18/14)
NEW MADRID -- Dexter Bearcats baseball coach Brian Becker didn't hesitate to play small ball in the final inning of a tie game against the New Madrid County Central Eagles Thursday night. After Dexter's Colton Averett started the seventh by reaching base on an error and Jason Mattison followed with a walk Becker asked his offense to move the game-winning run closer to home by bunting...
Bunting helps Dexter beat NMCC baseball team 4-3 (04/18/14)
NEW MADRID, Mo. - Dexter Bearcats baseball coach Brian Becker didn't hesitate to play small ball in the final inning of a tie game against the New Madrid County Central Eagles Thursday night. After Dexter's Colton Averett started the seventh by reaching base on an error and Jason Mattison followed with a walk Becker asked his offense to move the game-winning run closer to home by bunting...
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 hands Scott Central 13-2 loss on the road (04/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Scoring eight runs in the first three innings, the Oran Eagles ran away to a 13-2 win over host Scott County Central Thursday in six innings via the mercy rule. Oran scored three runs in the first and another in the second before a four-run outburst in the third gave them a comfortable 8-0 lead. The Braves answered with two runs in the bottom of the third, but five combined runs by the Eagles in the fifth and sixth innings put the mercy rule in effect...
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 hands Scott Central 13-2 loss on the road (04/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Scoring eight runs in the first three innings, the Oran Eagles ran away to a 13-2 win over host Scott County Central Thursday in six innings via the mercy rule. Oran scored three runs in the first and another in the second before a four-run outburst in the third gave them a comfortable 8-0 lead. The Braves answered with two runs in the bottom of the third, but five combined runs by the Eagles in the fifth and sixth innings put the mercy rule in effect...
Bloomfield 7th grade, Advance 8th grade win SCAA volleyball tournaments (04/18/14)
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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...
Nichols resigns as Dexter head basketball coach (04/17/14)
DEXTER -- Dexter's Rob Nichols has resigned as the head basketball coach at Dexter High School. Nichols made the decision to leave Tuesday after staying with the school for the past seven seasons. He left with a record of 75-99. An official announcement has not been made yet of who his replacement will be, but rumors have been circulating of current Dexter junior high basketball coach Josh Dowdy taking the position. Dowdy has also coached at Advance and Puxico...
Dexter's Hannah Noe signs with Southeast Missouri State (04/17/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- There is one thing that Southeast Missouri State men's basketball coach Ty Margenthaler appreciated about both of the players he added to his program on the first day of the spring signing period Wednesday. Both were part of winning programs in high school, and that's what Margenthaler is looking to build at Southeast...
Dexter's Hannah Noe signs with Southeast Missouri State (04/17/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- There is one thing that Southeast Missouri State men's basketball coach Ty Margenthaler appreciated about both of the players he added to his program on the first day of the spring signing period Wednesday. Both were part of winning programs in high school, and that's what Margenthaler is looking to build at Southeast...
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...
Nichols resigns as Dexter head basketball coach (04/17/14)
DEXTER -- Dexter's Rob Nichols has resigned as the head basketball coach at Dexter High School. Nichols made the decision to leave Tuesday after staying with the school for the past seven seasons. He left with a record of 75-99. An official announcement has not been made yet of who his replacement will be, but rumors have been circulating of current Dexter junior high basketball coach Josh Dowdy taking the position. Dowdy has also coached at Advance and Puxico...
Briefly: Advance, Bloomfield claim middle school volleyball titles (04/16/14)
The Bloomfield seventh grade and Advance eighth grade claimed top prizes at the SCAA middle school volleyball tournaments Tuesday night at Woodland High School. Second-seeded Bloomfield beat fourth-seeded Bernie 25-6, 25-16, in the seventh grade title game...
Dexter boys basketball coach Rob Nichols resigns (04/17/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The search for a new varsity boys basketball coach is officially underway at Dexter High School. The Dexter Board of Education accepted a letter of resignation from current head coach Rob Nichols at Tuesday night's school board meeting...
Bloomfield 7th grade, Advance 8th grade win SCAA volleyball tournaments (04/18/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the SCAA middle school volleyball tournament is available at this link: {SCAA Middle School Volleyball Action http://www.dailystatesman.com/gallery/19...
Dexter boys basketball coach Rob Nichols resigns (04/16/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The search for a new varsity boys basketball coach is officially underway at Dexter High School. The Dexter Board of Education accepted a letter of resignation from current head coach Rob Nichols at Tuesday night's school board meeting...
High school roundup: Greenville deals Chaffee baseball first loss of season (04/16/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Greenville deals Chaffee baseball first loss of season (04/16/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Briefly: Advance, Bloomfield claim middle school volleyball titles (04/16/14)
The Bloomfield seventh grade and Advance eighth grade claimed top prizes at the SCAA middle school volleyball tournaments Tuesday night at Woodland High School. Second-seeded Bloomfield beat fourth-seeded Bernie 25-6, 25-16, in the seventh grade title game...
April 15, 2014 Scoreboard (04/15/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
SCAA golfers compete at Poplar Bluff Invitational (04/15/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. - Golfers from three SCAA schools competed at the Poplar Bluff Invitational at Westwood Hills Country Club Monday afternoon. Dexter finished seventh in the team competition with a score of 355. Bloomfield placed eleventh with a score of 421. Advance did not have a team score because only one golfer from the school competed in the tournament...
SCAA golfers compete at Poplar Bluff Invitational (04/15/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. - Golfers from three SCAA schools competed at the Poplar Bluff Invitational at Westwood Hills Country Club Monday afternoon. Dexter finished seventh in the team competition with a score of 355. Bloomfield placed eleventh with a score of 421. Advance did not have a team score because only one golfer from the school competed in the tournament...
High school roundup: Notre Dame golfers lose tie-breaker with Bluff (04/15/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
Sikeston golf team takes third at Poplar Bluff Invitational (04/15/14)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com The Sikeston golf team finished third at the Poplar Bluff Invitational tournament Monday at Westwood Hills Country Club. Sikeston's Gabe Wheeler tied for fifth overall after shooting a 75 on the par 71 course. Blake Below shot an 81...
Sikeston boys fare well during Twilight Relays (04/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston boys track team ended with eight first place finishes during Sikeston's annual Twilight Relays meet at Sikeston High School Friday. Other than two open events, the 100-meter dash and 1600-meter run, the Twilight Relays combine all competitors times and distances for an overall score. No team scores were kept and a best overall was recorded in each field event. 11 schools competed in the boys meet and nine in the girls...
Sikeston boys fare well during Twilight Relays (04/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston boys track team ended with eight first place finishes during Sikeston's annual Twilight Relays meet at Sikeston High School Friday. Other than two open events, the 100-meter dash and 1600-meter run, the Twilight Relays combine all competitors times and distances for an overall score. No team scores were kept and a best overall was recorded in each field event. 11 schools competed in the boys meet and nine in the girls...
SCAA Roundup: Bloomfield baseball team stays perfect, other SCAA schools secure wins (04/11/14)
The success continued Thursday for the undefeated Bloomfield Widlcats high school baseball team. Bloomfield improved to 6-0 with 29-3 win against Richland. "It's always nice to record a conference win and I was glad to see some different guys step up and contribute when given an opportunity to play," Bloomfield coach Tyler Trover said. "Our kids are doing some good things and we are going to have to continue that trend with the quality opponents on our schedule in the next week"...
High school roundup: Chaffee baseball team defeats Leopold 1-0 to climb to 10-0 (04/11/14)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Chaffee baseball team defeats Leopold 1-0 to climb to 10-0 (04/11/14)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
SCAA Roundup: Bloomfield baseball team stays perfect, other SCAA schools secure wins (04/11/14)
The success continued Thursday for the undefeated Bloomfield Widlcats high school baseball team. Bloomfield improved to 6-0 with 29-3 win against Richland. "It's always nice to record a conference win and I was glad to see some different guys step up and contribute when given an opportunity to play," Bloomfield coach Tyler Trover said. "Our kids are doing some good things and we are going to have to continue that trend with the quality opponents on our schedule in the next week"...
Dexter middle school track action (04/11/14)
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Dexter baseball team latest to suffer loss to undefeated Notre Dame (04/10/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter baseball team in action against Notre Dame is available at this link: View Photos Here CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats became the latest victim of the undefeated state-ranked Notre Dame Bulldogs varsity baseball team Wednesday afternoon...
Dexter baseball team latest to suffer loss to undefeated Notre Dame (04/10/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter baseball team in action against Notre Dame is available at this link: View Photos Here CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats became the latest victim of the undefeated state-ranked Notre Dame Bulldogs varsity baseball team Wednesday afternoon...
High school roundup: ND golfers repeat at Farmington Invite (04/10/14)
Notre Dame sophomore standout Jack Litzelfelner carded an even par 71 to earn medalist honors and lead defending champion Notre Dame to a repeat at the Farmington Invitational on Wednesday at the Crown Pointe Golf Club in Farmington, Mo. Notre Dame's Trent Schumer tied with Camdenton's Michael Pfitzner for second place individually...
ND golfers repeat at Farmington Invite (04/10/14)
Notre Dame sophomore standout Jack Litzelfelner carded an even par 71 to earn medalist honors and lead defending champion Notre Dame to a repeat at the Farmington Invitational on Wednesday at the Crown Pointe Golf Club in Farmington, Mo. Notre Dame's Trent Schumer tied with Camdenton's Michael Pfitzner for second place individually...
Dexter's Cobb signs with Three Rivers (04/09/14)
Bearcat fans won't have far to travel to watch 2014 graduate Erika Cobb play college basketball next season. The five-foot-nine guard signed to play basketball at Three Rivers College in Poplar Bluff, Mo., Tuesday afternoon. "She will fit in in the back of that 2-2-1 press that she's played the last four years," Three Rivers coach Jeff Walk said of Cobb. ...
April 9, 2014 Scoreboard (04/09/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Local teams to feel effects of district realignment (04/09/14)
The winds of change are blowing for some local teams as the Missouri High School Activities Association recently announced class and district alignments for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons. Class assignments are based on school enrollments. For basketball, the state's 128 smallest schools are in Class 1. Classes 2 and 3 also consist of 128 schools each, while the next 96 schools make up Class 4. The remainder -- the state's largest schools -- are in Class 5...
High school roundup:Woodland baseball team routs Meadow Heights 15-1 (04/09/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Dexter drops boys tennis match at Notre Dame (04/09/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter varsity boys tennis team suffered a 7-2 road loss against Notre Dame Tuesday afternoon. In varsity singles action Notre Dame's Ben Wedemeier beat Dexter's Ethan Flowers 8-2, Notre Dame's Mason Seesing beat Dexter's Noah Kronk 8-3, Notre Dame's Brendan Boswell beat Dexter's Brooks Propst 8-5, Dexter's Drew Mason beat Notre Dame's Ethan Derrington 8-6, Notre Dame's Alex Wikel beat Dexter's Zach Potts 8-6 and Notre Dame's Dalton Stroup beat Dexter's Joshua Kohlbaker 8-2.. ...
Dexter drops boys tennis match at Notre Dame (04/09/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter varsity boys tennis team suffered a 7-2 road loss against Notre Dame Tuesday afternoon. In varsity singles action Notre Dame's Ben Wedemeier beat Dexter's Ethan Flowers 8-2, Notre Dame's Mason Seesing beat Dexter's Noah Kronk 8-3, Notre Dame's Brendan Boswell beat Dexter's Brooks Propst 8-5, Dexter's Drew Mason beat Notre Dame's Ethan Derrington 8-6, Notre Dame's Alex Wikel beat Dexter's Zach Potts 8-6 and Notre Dame's Dalton Stroup beat Dexter's Joshua Kohlbaker 8-2.. ...
Dexter's Cobb signs with Three Rivers (04/09/14)
Bearcat fans won't have far to travel to watch 2014 graduate Erika Cobb play college basketball next season. The five-foot-nine guard signed to play basketball at Three Rivers College in Poplar Bluff, Mo., Tuesday afternoon. "She will fit in in the back of that 2-2-1 press that she's played the last four years," Three Rivers coach Jeff Walk said of Cobb. ...
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...
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...
SCAA all-conference boys basketball awards released (04/05/14)
The 2014 SCAA all-conference awards have been released for varsity boys basketball. Advance guard Lane Below has been selected as the SCAA Player of the Year. Below averaged 27.3 points and 5.2 assists per game his senior season. Bernie senior guard B.J. Jennings has been selected as the Defensive Player of the Year...
High school roundup: Perryville baseball sweeps Dexter in doubleheader (04/06/14)
Garrett Martin smacked a double in a three-run bottom of the seventh inning allowed the Perryville baeball team to edge Dexter 6-5. Trevor Green picked up his first win pitching. He threw 2 1/3 innings and allowed no runs or hits. He had three strikeouts and one walk...
High school roundup: Perryville baseball sweeps Dexter in doubleheader (04/06/14)
Garrett Martin smacked a double in a three-run bottom of the seventh inning allowed the Perryville baeball team to edge Dexter 6-5. Trevor Green picked up his first win pitching. He threw 2 1/3 innings and allowed no runs or hits. He had three strikeouts and one walk...
High school roundup: Notre Dame soccer team shuts out Central (04/06/14)
Abby Boyer scored three goals to lead the undefeated Notre Dame girls soccer team to its sixth consecutive victory of the season and a 5-0 win over Central. Kaitlin Welter added one goal and one assist for Notre Dame (6-0). Madeline Rosenquist netted one goal for the Bulldogs, while Jordan Nelson and Annie Siebert provided one assist apiece...
April 5, 2014 Scoreboard (04/05/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
SCAA all-conference boys basketball awards released (04/05/14)
The 2014 SCAA all-conference awards have been released for varsity boys basketball. Advance guard Lane Below has been selected as the SCAA Player of the Year. Below averaged 27.3 points and 5.2 assists per game his senior season. Bernie senior guard B.J. Jennings has been selected as the Defensive Player of the Year...
Mitchell leads all-region team (04/04/14)
The 2014 southeast Missouri all-region basketball teams were released Thursday evening, and the Bootheel is well-represented on the squad. Kennett's Kevonte Mitchell, Cortez Dobbins of Malden, Caruthersville's Darrell Monroe, Anthony Primer of South Pemiscot and Hayti's Frankie Burden were first-team selections for the boys, while Carrie Shephard of South Pemiscot was a first-teamer on the girls side...
Lady Tribe fires on all cylinders against Dexter (04/04/14)
Every once in a while, a softball team just has one of those days where everything falls into place. Tuesday was one of those days for the Kennett Lady Indians. The Lady Tribe scored nine runs in the first two innings, giving pitcher Madison Pickens all the support that she would need in tossing a one-hit, 11-0 shutout of the Dexter Lady Bearcats at Indian Park...
High school basketball all-region teams (04/04/14)
The 2014 Southeast Missouri all-region basketball teams as selected and nominated by a committee of sports writers from eight publications:Boys Class 5 First team Karson King, 6-6, sr., Jackson Blake Reynolds, 6-7, jr., Jackson Stacy Gipson, 6-7, sr., Poplar Bluff...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston ninth grade baseball team splits with Jackson in DH (04/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- The Sikeston ninth grade baseball team split a doubleheader on the road against Jackson Wednesday. Sikeston lost the first game 8-2 but rebounded for a 7-2 win in the finale. The Bulldogs (5-1) out-hit Jackson 7-5 in the first game but fell behind 6-0 after the first two innings...
High school roundup: Central tennis team topples Dexter (04/03/14)
The Central boys tennis lead built a 6-1 lead over Dexter before rain stopped doubles play on Wednesday afternoon at Central High School Alex Mailes, Derek Nunnery, Jonah Roop, Vikas Rudrappa and Caleb Strickland all earned singles victories for the Tigers...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston ninth grade baseball team splits with Jackson in DH (04/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- The Sikeston ninth grade baseball team split a doubleheader on the road against Jackson Wednesday. Sikeston lost the first game 8-2 but rebounded for a 7-2 win in the finale. The Bulldogs (5-1) out-hit Jackson 7-5 in the first game but fell behind 6-0 after the first two innings...
Dexter softball team collects crucial district, conference win at Bernie 7-4 (04/03/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Bernie-Dexter softball game is available at this link: View Photos Here BERNIE, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls softball team rebounded from an 11-0 loss at Kennett Tuesday afternoon in a big way Wednesday when it secured a 7-4 road win at defending SCAA tournament champion Bernie...
Dexter softball team collects crucial district, conference win at Bernie 7-4 (04/03/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Bernie-Dexter softball game is available at this link: View Photos Here BERNIE, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls softball team rebounded from an 11-0 loss at Kennett Tuesday afternoon in a big way Wednesday when it secured a 7-4 road win at defending SCAA tournament champion Bernie...
Three-run sixth propels Dexter baseball team past Doniphan 3-2 (04/02/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - Less than a month into the 2014 high school baseball season the Dexter Bearcats are gaining a reputation as comeback kids. A week after the Bearcats secured a come-from-behind 4-3 victory against Malden the late-inning success continued Tuesday afternoon when Dexter plated three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to beat the Doniphan Dons 3-2...
PREP ROUNDUP: NMCC baseball gets first hit, win of the season (04/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- After being no-hit in each of their two games this season the New Madrid County Central Eagles got things going Tuesday in a 4-3 win over Charleston. The Bluejays scored a run in each of the first three innings while a three-run outburst by the Eagles in the top of the second left things knotted at 3-3 going into the fourth...
Tuesday SCAA Results: Dexter wins 8th grade volleyball tournament (04/02/14)
Middle School Volleyball: Dexter 2, Woodland 0 The Dexter middle school volleyball team beat Woodland 25-20, 25-16, in the championship of the Bernie Invitational eighth grade volleyball tournament Tuesday night. --- Middle School Baseball: Dexter 20, Greenville 2...
High school roundup: Woodland's McCormick throws no-hitter (04/02/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Tuesday SCAA Results: Dexter wins 8th grade volleyball tournament (04/02/14)
Middle School Volleyball: Dexter 2, Woodland 0 The Dexter middle school volleyball team beat Woodland 25-20, 25-16, in the championship of the Bernie Invitational eighth grade volleyball tournament Tuesday night. --- Middle School Baseball: Dexter 20, Greenville 2...
Three-run sixth propels Dexter baseball team past Doniphan 3-2 (04/02/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - Less than a month into the 2014 high school baseball season the Dexter Bearcats are gaining a reputation as comeback kids. A week after the Bearcats secured a come-from-behind 4-3 victory against Malden the late-inning success continued Tuesday afternoon when Dexter plated three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to beat the Doniphan Dons 3-2...
PREP ROUNDUP: NMCC baseball gets first hit, win of the season (04/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- After being no-hit in each of their two games this season the New Madrid County Central Eagles got things going Tuesday in a 4-3 win over Charleston. The Bluejays scored a run in each of the first three innings while a three-run outburst by the Eagles in the top of the second left things knotted at 3-3 going into the fourth...
Dexter's Jarrell, Patterson sign to play girls basketball at Evangel University (04/01/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - Dexter seniors Paige Patterson and Alison Jarrell will have the opportunity to wear the same school uniform once again next season. Both players signed their national letter of intent to play college basketball at Evangel University Monday afternoon at the Bearcat Event Center...
Dexter boys tennis team drops match to Notre Dame 9-0 (04/01/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity boys tennis team suffered its first loss of the season Tuesday afternoon. Defending district champion Notre Dame outlasted Dexter 9-0 in varsity action. In varsity singles action Notre Dame's Ben Wedemeier beat Dexter's Ethan Flowers 8-5, Notre Dame's Mason Seesing beat Dexter's Noah Kronk 8-3, Notre Dame's Brendan Boswell beat Dexter's Brooks Propst 8-0, Notre Dame's Ethan Derrington beat Dexter's Drew Mason 8-2, Notre Dame's Alex Wikel beat Dexter's Zach Potts 9-7 and Notre Dame's Dalton Stroup beat Dexter's Joshua Kohlbaker 8-1.. ...
April 1, 2014 Scoreboard (04/01/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Dexter boys tennis team drops match to Notre Dame 9-0 (04/02/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity boys tennis team suffered its first loss of the season Tuesday afternoon. Defending district champion Notre Dame outlasted Dexter 9-0 in varsity action. In varsity singles action Notre Dame's Ben Wedemeier beat Dexter's Ethan Flowers 8-5, Notre Dame's Mason Seesing beat Dexter's Noah Kronk 8-3, Notre Dame's Brendan Boswell beat Dexter's Brooks Propst 8-0, Notre Dame's Ethan Derrington beat Dexter's Drew Mason 8-2, Notre Dame's Alex Wikel beat Dexter's Zach Potts 9-7 and Notre Dame's Dalton Stroup beat Dexter's Joshua Kohlbaker 8-1.. ...
Dexter's Patterson and Jarrell sign with Evangel (04/01/14)
By Brent Shipman sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- All season long Dexter seniors Paige Patterson and Alison Jarrell have been reaching milestones. From each player scoring their 1,000 career point to reaching the Class 4 championship game for the first time the duo have shared plenty of memorable moments in their final year with the Lady Bearcats...
Dexter's Jarrell, Patterson sign to play girls basketball at Evangel University (04/01/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - Dexter seniors Paige Patterson and Alison Jarrell will have the opportunity to wear the same school uniform once again next season. Both players signed their national letter of intent to play college basketball at Evangel University Monday afternoon at the Bearcat Event Center...
March 31, 2014 Scoreboard (03/31/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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...