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September 22, 2014 Scoreboard (09/22/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Dexter football team unable to overcome electric start by Caruthersville (09/20/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the action is available at this link: View Photos Here Editor's note: This story will also be available in the Tuesday morning print edition of Dexter Daily Statesman. CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats went toe-to-toe with the Caruthersville Tigers in the second half but was unable to overcome one of its slowest starts of the season Friday night...
Caruthersville starts strong against Dexter (09/20/14)
CARUTHERSVILLE - The Dexter Bearcats varsity football team played the Caruthersville Tigers to a 13-13 stalemate in the second half but was unable to recover from a slow start Friday night losing 40-20. The Tigers scored two touchdowns in each of the first two quarters. Caruthersville jumped out to a 14-0 lead with 4:26 remaining in the first quarter...
Caruthersville starts strong against Dexter (09/20/14)
CARUTHERSVILLE - The Dexter Bearcats varsity football team played the Caruthersville Tigers to a 13-13 stalemate in the second half but was unable to recover from a slow start Friday night losing 40-20. The Tigers scored two touchdowns in each of the first two quarters. Caruthersville jumped out to a 14-0 lead with 4:26 remaining in the first quarter...
Dexter football team unable to overcome electric start by Caruthersville (09/20/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the action is available at this link: View Photos Here Editor's note: This story will also be available in the Tuesday morning print edition of Dexter Daily Statesman. CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats went toe-to-toe with the Caruthersville Tigers in the second half but was unable to overcome one of its slowest starts of the season Friday night...
Kennett loses big to Green County Tech (09/20/14)
It was easy to sense the frustration from Kennett head coach Aaron Pixley. His Indians football team suffered it's third straight loss of the season at the hands of Green County Tech (GCT), to a score of 39-15. It's easily their biggest defeat of the season.
PREP ROUNDUP: Portageville volleyball leads the way at Gideon, Sikeston volleyball notches win (09/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com GIDEON -- Portageville, New Madrid County Central and Charleston all advanced to the tournament portion of the Gideon Volleyball Tournament while Richland fell just short in pool play Thursday night. Portageville defeated Delta C-7 (25-9, 25-13), Cooter (25-21, 25-16) and then split with NMCC (25-15, 22-25) to advance to Saturday's tournament play while the Lady Eagles split with Cooter (24-26, 25-13) and swept Delta C-7 (25-21, 25-15)...
Dexter tennis team beats Caruthersville 9-0, Dexter volleyball team wins 12th straight (09/19/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The success continued for the Dexter girls tennis program Thursday afternoon as they won all 14 matches against Caruthersville. Dexter beat Caruthersville 9-0 in varsity contest and won the junior varsity match 5-0. In varsity action Dexter's MaKayla Waldner beat Caruthersville's Hannah Bishop 8-0 in the No. ...
Dexter tennis team beats Caruthersville 9-0, Dexter volleyball team wins 12th straight (09/19/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The success continued for the Dexter girls tennis program Thursday afternoon as they won all 14 matches against Caruthersville. Dexter beat Caruthersville 9-0 in varsity contest and won the junior varsity match 5-0. In varsity action Dexter's MaKayla Waldner beat Caruthersville's Hannah Bishop 8-0 in the No. ...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 5 (09/18/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players, conference standings and the series history between the two throughout the season.
Prep Football Glance -- Week 5 (09/18/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players, conference standings and the series history between the two throughout the season.
PREP ROUNDUP: SHS netters fall, Kelly shuts out Twin Rivers (09/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston lost all three of its tie breakers which wound up deciding their 5-4 loss to visiting Caruthersville Tuesday. "It was tough for us to lose them all especially the last singles match because that would determine the winner of the dual contest," Sikeston head coach Russ Dial said. "Still, we're keeping our heads up because we did play well."...
Notre Dame tennis team beats Dexter 8-1 (09/16/14)
The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls tennis team suffered a rare loss Tuesday at Notre Dame. Notre Dame won all six singles matches and two of three doubles matches on its way to an 8-1 victory. Notre Dame also won the junior varsity match 6-1. The action heats up later this week Dexter (7-2) hosts Caruthersville Thursday...
PREP ROUNDUP: SHS netters fall, Kelly shuts out Twin Rivers (09/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston lost all three of its tie breakers which wound up deciding their 5-4 loss to visiting Caruthersville Tuesday. "It was tough for us to lose them all especially the last singles match because that would determine the winner of the dual contest," Sikeston head coach Russ Dial said. "Still, we're keeping our heads up because we did play well."...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston soccer team shuts out Saxony (09/16/14)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- Sam Cox scored his seventh goal of the season and goalie Max Ault recorded his second shutout during Sikeston's 3-0 win over Saxony Lutheran Monday on the road. Audi Hay and Conner Merideth also added goals...
High school roundup: Jackson softball team wins big for 10th victory (09/16/14)
All high school scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
High school roundup: Jackson softball team wins big for 10th victory (09/16/14)
All high school scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
September 16, 2014 Scoreboard (09/16/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Notre Dame volleyball sweeps Advance (09/16/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Notre Dame volleyball sweeps Advance (09/16/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston soccer team shuts out Saxony (09/16/14)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- Sam Cox scored his seventh goal of the season and goalie Max Ault recorded his second shutout during Sikeston's 3-0 win over Saxony Lutheran Monday on the road. Audi Hay and Conner Merideth also added goals...
Dexter claims first Dig for Life Classic title (09/15/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity volleyball team took home the top prize at the 48-team Dig for Life Classic for the first time in school history Saturday evening at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau. Dexter outlasted Park Hills Central 25-15, 25-13 in the title game after beating Notre Dame 25-12, 25-22 in a semifinal, St. Vincent 25-10, 25-14 in a quarterfinal and Eminence 25-11, 25-5 in a Round of 16 contest...
Bloomfield & Bernie baseball teams, Dexter volleyball team collect wins (09/15/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bloomfield baseball team improved to 9-3 Monday afternoon with a 10-0 victory against Gideon. Tim Hector earned a complete-game victory for the Wildcats. He allowed two hits, struck out five and walked one in five innings of work...
September 15, 2014 Scoreboard (09/15/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Dexter tennis team edges Poplar Bluff 5-4 (09/15/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity girls tennis team secured its second straight 5-4 victory Friday when it beat Poplar Bluff. Poplar Bluff's Namara Haq beat Dexter's Mary Miller 8-4 in the No. 1 singles match, Poplar Bluff's Nikkia Hickman beat Dexter's Macy Urhahn 9-8 (7-0) in the No. ...
Dexter tennis team edges Poplar Bluff 5-4 (09/15/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity girls tennis team secured its second straight 5-4 victory Friday when it beat Poplar Bluff. Poplar Bluff's Namara Haq beat Dexter's Mary Miller 8-4 in the No. 1 singles match, Poplar Bluff's Nikkia Hickman beat Dexter's Macy Urhahn 9-8 (7-0) in the No. ...
Dexter claims first Dig for Life Classic title (09/15/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity volleyball team took home the top prize at the 48-team Dig for Life Classic for the first time in school history Saturday evening at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau. Dexter outlasted Park Hills Central 25-15, 25-13 in the title game after beating Notre Dame 25-12, 25-22 in a semifinal, St. Vincent 25-10, 25-14 in a quarterfinal and Eminence 25-11, 25-5 in a Round of 16 contest...
Dexter, Portageville earn Dig for Life titles (09/15/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU (SMNS) -- The Dexter Lady Bearcats and the Portageville Lady Bulldogs each came away with top finishes Saturday during the final day of the 48-team SEMO Dig for Life Classic at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau. Dexter beat Park Hills Central 25-15, 25-13 in the gold bracket championship, Portageville defeated Poplar Bluff 25-21, 15-25, 25-23 in the silver bracket championship and Malden beat Clarkton 25-21, 25-19 in the bronze bracket championship...
Dexter football team knocks off Sikeston with 'hook and ladder' in final minute (09/13/14)
With 48 seconds left in the game, the Sikeston Bulldogs capped off an improbable drive with the go-ahead touchdown. Nine seconds later, Dexter did something even more improbable.
Dexter claims first Dig for Life Classic volleyball title (all SCAA scores included) (09/14/14)
Dexter beat Park Hills Central 25-15, 25-13 in the gold bracket championship, Portageville defeated Poplar Bluff 25-21, 15-25, 25-23 in the silver bracket championship and Malden beat Clarkton 25-21, 25-19 in the bronze bracket championship of the 48-team Dig for Life Classic volleyball tournament Saturday night at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau...
Briefly: Dexter claims first Dig for Life Classic volleyball title (all SCAA scores included) (09/14/14)
Dexter beat Park Hills Central 25-15, 25-13 in the gold bracket championship, Portageville defeated Poplar Bluff 25-21, 15-25, 25-23 in the silver bracket championship and Malden beat Clarkton 25-21, 25-19 in the bronze bracket championship of the 48-team Dig for Life Classic volleyball tournament Saturday night at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau...
Dig for Life Scores (09/14/14)
COMPLETE POOL PLAY RESULTS POOL A/B Dexter def. Twin Rivers 25-11, 25-10 Central (Park Hills) def. Cooter 25-7, 25-3 Holcomb split South Iron 25-17, 22-25 Dexter def. Central (Park Hills) 25-20, 25-21 Holcomb def. Twin Rivers 25-19, 25-24 South Iron def. Cooter 25-9, 25-22...
Hook-and-lateral propels Dexter football team past Sikeston in closing minute (09/14/14)
Editor's note: This story and photos will also be available in the next print edition of Dexter Daily Statesman Tuesday morning. SIKESTON, Mo. - Dexter head football coach Justin Peden knew his players had not lost hope after Sikeston scored a touchdown to move ahead 15-14 with 49 seconds remaining in regulation Friday night...
Sluggish offense hands Bulldogs' early exit at Dig for Life (09/13/14)
Notre Dame lost to Dexter in straight sets in the semifinals of the gold bracket
Dexter knocks off Sikeston with 'hook and ladder' in final minute (09/13/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- With 48 seconds left in the game, the Sikeston Bulldogs capped off an improbable drive with the go-ahead touchdown. Nine seconds later, Dexter did something even more improbable. The Bearcats perfectly executed a "hook and ladder" play from 49 yards out to pull off a stunning finish to defeat Sikeston 20-15 at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium on Friday...
Hook-and-lateral propels Dexter football team past Sikeston in closing minute (09/13/14)
Editor's note: This story and photos will also be available in the next print edition of Dexter Daily Statesman Tuesday morning. SIKESTON, Mo. - Dexter head football coach Justin Peden knew his players had not lost hope after Sikeston scored a touchdown to move ahead 15-14 with 49 seconds remaining in regulation Friday night...
Dexter volleyball team pounds its way by Bernie (09/12/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity volleyball program improved to 3-0 in SCAA play with a 25-10, 25-13 home victory against the Bernie Mules Thursday night. Dexter, which also beat Bloomfield Monday and Richland Tuesday, has collected three straight-set conference victories in the last four days...
Dexter volleyball team pounds its way by Bernie (09/12/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity volleyball program improved to 3-0 in SCAA play with a 25-10, 25-13 home victory against the Bernie Mules Thursday night. Dexter, which also beat Bloomfield Monday and Richland Tuesday, has collected three straight-set conference victories in the last four days...
September 11, 2014 Scoreboard (09/11/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Dexter girls tennis team edges Farmington 5-4 (09/11/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter-Farmington match is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls team outlasted Farmington 5-4 in its closest match of the season Wednesday afternoon. Farmington opened the closely contested affair been winning two of three doubles matches...
Prep Football Glance -- Wee 4 matchups (09/11/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two throughout the season.
Dexter girls tennis team edges Farmington 5-4 (09/11/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter-Farmington match is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls team outlasted Farmington 5-4 in its closest match of the season Wednesday afternoon. Farmington opened the closely contested affair been winning two of three doubles matches...
Sikeston looking to bounce back against Dexter (09/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sometimes teams get blown out. It happens in sports on all levels. How a team responds after being on the receiving end of a lopsided score -- those are the moments that often define a team's character. The Sikeston Bulldogs will see exactly what they are made of tomorrow night when they host Dexter at 7 p.m. at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium...
Sikeston looking to bounce back against Dexter (09/10/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sometimes teams get blown out. It happens in sports on all levels. How a team responds after being on the receiving end of a lopsided score -- those are the moments that often define a team's character. The Sikeston Bulldogs will see exactly what they are made of tomorrow night when they host Dexter at 7 p.m. at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium...
September 10, 2014 Scoreboard (09/10/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Dexter volleyball, Bloomfield baseball teams secure wins (09/10/14)
BASEBALL BROSELEY, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats baseball team shutout Twin Rivers 9-0 Tuesday afternoon. Noah Vandiver finished 3 for 4 with a double, two singles and four RBis for the Wildcats. Alex Gibbs hit a three-run home run. Leadoff hitter Tim Hector was on base three times. He had two singles, a walk and scored three runs...
September 9, 2014 Scoreboard (09/09/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
SCAA roundup: Monday's SCAA volleyball, baseball and tennis results (09/08/14)
VOLLEYBALL DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity volleyball team opened SCAA play with a 25-16, 25-3 victory against Bloomfield Monday night. The Bearcats tallied 28 of its 50 points on kills. Jessica Lindsey paced the Bearcats with 10 kills. Shyann Jines had eight kills and Kendall Adams had five kills. Lexie Barnes and Addie Kruse each had two kills...
Dexter JV places 1st, varsity 2nd at Notre Dame Volleyballfest (09/08/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity and junior varsity volleyball teams took home top prizes at the Notre Dame Volleyballfest Saturday. The Dexter junior varsity placed first at the two-day event. Dexter's junior varsity beat Perryville 25-17, 25-18 in its championship semifinal and outlasted Ste. Genevieve 25-13, 24-26, 25-23 in the title game...
SCAA roundup: Monday's SCAA volleyball, baseball and tennis results (09/08/14)
VOLLEYBALL DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity volleyball team opened SCAA play with a 25-16, 25-3 victory against Bloomfield Monday night. The Bearcats tallied 28 of its 50 points on kills. Jessica Lindsey paced the Bearcats with 10 kills. Shyann Jines had eight kills and Kendall Adams had five kills. Lexie Barnes and Addie Kruse each had two kills...
September 8, 2014 Scoreboard (09/08/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Dexter JV places 1st, varsity 2nd at Notre Dame Volleyballfest (09/08/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity and junior varsity volleyball teams took home top prizes at the Notre Dame Volleyballfest Saturday. The Dexter junior varsity placed first at the two-day event. Dexter's junior varsity beat Perryville 25-17, 25-18 in its championship semifinal and outlasted Ste. Genevieve 25-13, 24-26, 25-23 in the title game...
Complete game performance propels Dexter football team by Charleston 67-14 (09/06/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - After exhibiting spurts of greatness in close losses to traditional talents Ste. Genevieve and Poplar Bluff in the opening weeks of the season the Dexter Bearcats finally executed for four quarters Friday night against Charleston at Charles Bland Stadium...
Jackson claims junior division in own cross country meet (09/07/14)
All high school events were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
Jackson claims junior division in own cross country meet (09/07/14)
All high school events were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
Complete game performance propels Dexter football team by Charleston 67-14 (09/07/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - After exhibiting spurts of greatness in close losses to traditional talents Ste. Genevieve and Poplar Bluff in the opening weeks of the season the Dexter Bearcats finally executed for four quarters Friday night against Charleston at Charles Bland Stadium...
Bearcats blow out Charleston 67-14 (09/06/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- Ethan Stevens didn't have much confidence in Dexter's first offensive play. The junior waited for the call after seeing Charleston's defense and ended up in the endzone 60 yards later. "We didn't have that designed or anything until right when we came out," Stevens said. "I didn't think it was going to work to be honest. But everyone blocked and done their job right."...
Bearcats blow out Charleston 67-14 (09/06/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- Ethan Stevens didn't have much confidence in Dexter's first offensive play. The junior waited for the call after seeing Charleston's defense and ended up in the endzone 60 yards later. "We didn't have that designed or anything until right when we came out," Stevens said. "I didn't think it was going to work to be honest. But everyone blocked and done their job right."...
Briefly: Dexter football team outruns Charleston 67-14 (statewide scores included) (09/05/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats rushed for 319 yards and limited its opponent to two first downs as it cruised to a convincing 67-14 victory against Charleston Friday night. The Bearcats scored a touchdown in every quarter and built 53-14 lead by halftime. Charleston did not score in the second half...
Dexter middle school football teams shutout Charleston (09/05/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter middle school football program put together a near perfect defensive performance in its season opener Thursday night against Charleston. The Dexter seventh grade scored a touchdown in both quarters on its way to a 16-0 two-quarter victory against Charleston...
Briefly: Dexter football team outruns Charleston 67-14 (statewide scores included) (09/05/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats rushed for 319 yards and limited its opponent to two first downs as it cruised to a convincing 67-14 victory against Charleston Friday night. The Bearcats scored a touchdown in every quarter and built 53-14 lead by halftime. Charleston did not score in the second half...
September 5, 2014 Scoreboard (09/05/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
September 5, 2014 Scoreboard (09/05/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Dexter middle school football teams shutout Charleston (09/05/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter middle school football program put together a near perfect defensive performance in its season opener Thursday night against Charleston. The Dexter seventh grade scored a touchdown in both quarters on its way to a 16-0 two-quarter victory against Charleston...
Dexter girls tennis team blows out Poplar Bluff 9-0 (09/04/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats girls tennis program experienced little difficulty disposing of Poplar Bluff Wednesday afternoon. The Bearcats won every match as it cruised to a 9-0 victory in varsity action and 8-0 win in junior varsity action against the Mules...
Prep football glance -- Week 3 matchups (09/04/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two throughout the season.
Dexter girls tennis team blows out Poplar Bluff 9-0 (09/04/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats girls tennis program experienced little difficulty disposing of Poplar Bluff Wednesday afternoon. The Bearcats won every match as it cruised to a 9-0 victory in varsity action and 8-0 win in junior varsity action against the Mules...
Prep football glance -- Week 3 matchups (09/04/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two throughout the season.
PREP ROUNDUP: Notre Dame edges Portageville, Kelly takes down Naylor (09/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Despite an excellent pitching performance from junior Taylor Tiffany, Portageville fell to host Notre Dame 2-1 Tuesday in a extra innings. Portageville jumped out to an early lead with their only run of the day in the top of the first innings. They held their advantage until Notre Dame responded in the bottom of the sixth frame and the two teams played shutout ball until the bottom of the ninth...
Dexter volleyball sweeps Cape Central 25-10, 25-15 (09/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- Able to shake off a couple rough stretches, the Dexter Lady Bearcats pushed their current winning streak to three matches Tuesday with a straight-set sweep of visiting Cape Central, 25-10 and 25-15. "I thought the girls played well the first game," Dexter head coach Carmen Morgan said. "We didn't play well the second game. We didn't do what we should have done. I don't know if we came out just a little bit lackadaisical, but there wasn't much focus."...
PREP ROUNDUP: Notre Dame edges Portageville, Kelly takes down Naylor (09/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Despite an excellent pitching performance from junior Taylor Tiffany, Portageville fell to host Notre Dame 2-1 Tuesday in a extra innings. Portageville jumped out to an early lead with their only run of the day in the top of the first innings. They held their advantage until Notre Dame responded in the bottom of the sixth frame and the two teams played shutout ball until the bottom of the ninth...
High school roundup: Notre Dame softball wins in nine innings (09/03/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Notre Dame softball wins in nine innings (09/03/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Dexter girls team beat Cape Central for third straight win (09/03/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter volleyball teams in action against Cape Central is available here: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls volleyball team extended its winning streak to three games Tuesday night with a 25-10, 25-15 victory against the Cape Central Tigers...
Dexter girls tennis suffers first loss at Kennett 9-0 (09/03/14)
KENNETT, Mo. - The Dexter varsity girls tennis team suffered its first loss of the season at unbeaten Kennett 9-0 Tuesday afternoon. Kennett's Kate Shetley beat Dexter's MaKayla Waldner 8-2 in the No. 1 singles match, Kennett's Hadley Hilburn beat Dexter's Mary Miller 8-1 in the No. ...
BEARCAT HOT: Dexter volleyball team beats Cape Central for third straight win (09/03/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter volleyball teams in action against Cape Central is available here: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls volleyball team extended its winning streak to three games Tuesday night with a 25-10, 25-15 victory against the Cape Central Tigers...
Dexter girls tennis suffers first loss at Kennett 9-0 (09/03/14)
KENNETT, Mo. - The Dexter varsity girls tennis team suffered its first loss of the season at unbeaten Kennett 9-0 Tuesday afternoon. Kennett's Kate Shetley beat Dexter's MaKayla Waldner 8-2 in the No. 1 singles match, Kennett's Hadley Hilburn beat Dexter's Mary Miller 8-1 in the No. ...
Dexter volleyball sweeps Cape Central 25-10, 25-15 (09/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- Able to shake off a couple rough stretches, the Dexter Lady Bearcats pushed their current winning streak to three matches Tuesday with a straight-set sweep of visiting Cape Central, 25-10 and 25-15. "I thought the girls played well the first game," Dexter head coach Carmen Morgan said. "We didn't play well the second game. We didn't do what we should have done. I don't know if we came out just a little bit lackadaisical, but there wasn't much focus."...
Kennett beats Dexter, improves to 3-0 (09/02/14)
The Kennett high school tennis team enjoyed another successful day on the court against Dexter.
Kennett beats Dexter, improves to 3-0 (09/02/14)
The Kennett high school tennis team enjoyed another successful day on the court against Dexter.
September 2, 2014 Scoreboard (09/02/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Dexter rallies from 14 down before losing fourth quarter by 10 in 30-20 loss to Poplar Bluff (08/30/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - Just two weeks into the 2014 football season the Dexter Bearcats are exhibiting the traits of a resilient team. Dexter overcame a two touchdown deficit and threatened to steal a victory from a traditional nemesis for a second straight week Friday night...
Poplar Bluff gets past Dexter 30-20 (08/30/14)
DEXTER -- Mother Nature wreaked havoc on the Dexter Bearcats Friday night. The Bearcats had came back from a 14-0 deficit to tie the game with heavily-favored Poplar Bluff as the third quarter ended, but a lightning delay halted the game for over an hour. When the two teams returned to the field, the Mules took over and marched down the field for two scores on their way to a 30-20 win...
Dexter rallies from 14 down before losing fourth quarter by 10 in 30-20 loss to Poplar Bluff (08/30/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - Just two weeks into the 2014 football season the Dexter Bearcats are exhibiting the traits of a resilient team. Dexter overcame a two touchdown deficit and threatened to steal a victory from a traditional nemesis for a second straight week Friday night...
Poplar Bluff gets past Dexter 30-20 (08/30/14)
DEXTER -- Mother Nature wreaked havoc on the Dexter Bearcats Friday night. The Bearcats had came back from a 14-0 deficit to tie the game with heavily-favored Poplar Bluff as the third quarter ended, but a lightning delay halted the game for over an hour. When the two teams returned to the field, the Mules took over and marched down the field for two scores on their way to a 30-20 win...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston tennis earns first win, Portageville softball downs Cape Central (08/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston girls tennis team earned its first win Thursday after visiting Poplar Bluff 5-4. Ali Price, Peyton Henson, Brianna Basham and Emily Braden all scored singles wins while the tandem of Price and Hope Mannon held on for a doubles victory...
August 29, 2014 Scoreboard (08/29/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Semis set for Woodland volleyball tournament (08/29/14)
All the events reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday night.
Dexter girls tennis team stays perfect, beats Cape Central 6-3 (08/28/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - A perfect week concluded for the Dexter Bearcats varsity girls tennis team Thursday afternoon. The Bearcats improved to 3-0 Thursday with a 6-3 home victory against Cape Central. Dexter won four of six singles matches and two of three doubles matches against Cape Central...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 2 matchups (08/28/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two throughout the season.
Dexter girls tennis team stays perfect, beats Cape Central 6-3 (08/28/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - A perfect week concluded for the Dexter Bearcats varsity girls tennis team Thursday afternoon. The Bearcats improved to 3-0 Thursday with a 6-3 home victory against Cape Central. Dexter won four of six singles matches and two of three doubles matches against Cape Central...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 2 matchups (08/28/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two throughout the season.
Sikeston swept by Dexter 9-0 (08/28/14)
PREP ROUNDUP: Richland wins season opener (08/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ESSEX -- The Richland volleyball team won it's first game of the season Tuesday downing visiting Twin Rivers in straight sets. Richland (1-0) won the first game 25-9 and held off Twin Rivers 25-23 in the second set. The Lady Rebels will host Bell City at 6 p.m. on Thursday...
Bernie defeats Sikeston in straight sets, Dexter takes down Kennett (08/27/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Bernie-Sikeston game is available at this link View Photos Here BERNIE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules varsity volleyball program survived a slow start and put together an electric finish in a 25-23, 25-14 victory against Sikeston Tuesday night...
August 27, 2014 Scoreboard (08/27/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
PREP ROUNDUP: Richland wins season opener (08/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ESSEX -- The Richland volleyball team won it's first game of the season Tuesday downing visiting Twin Rivers in straight sets. Richland (1-0) won the first game 25-9 and held off Twin Rivers 25-23 in the second set. The Lady Rebels will host Bell City at 6 p.m. on Thursday...
Bernie defeats Sikeston in straight sets, Dexter takes down Kennett (08/27/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Bernie-Sikeston game is available at this link View Photos Here BERNIE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules varsity volleyball program survived a slow start and put together an electric finish in a 25-23, 25-14 victory against Sikeston Tuesday night...
Dexter tennis team blisters Charleston 9-0 (08/27/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter-Charleston girls tennis match is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity girls tennis team cruised past Charleston 9-0 Tuesday afternoon. Mary Miller beat Frederica Evans 8-0 in the No. ...
Dexter tennis team blisters Charleston 9-0 (08/27/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter-Charleston girls tennis match is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity girls tennis team cruised past Charleston 9-0 Tuesday afternoon. Mary Miller beat Frederica Evans 8-0 in the No. ...
Cool front and Ben Kruse tournament approaching (08/27/14)
I try to remind myself not to spend too much time talking about the weather in this column, as I am not a meteorologist (witch doctor) and some folks won't see the printed version of this article for another week. The thing is though, as an outdoorsman, the only people that are as affected by the weather as much us are farmers, and maybe a bride-to-be on the precipice of her outdoor wedding!...
Kennett HS volleyball overpowered by Dexter's attack (08/26/14)
The season opener for Kennett's high school volleyball team proved to be a tough one. They dropped every set across junior varsity and varsity; all to a very strong team from Dexter.
August 26, 2014 Scoreboard (08/26/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Kennett HS volleyball overpowered by Dexter's attack (08/26/14)
The season opener for Kennett's high school volleyball team proved to be a tough one. They dropped every set across junior varsity and varsity; all to a very strong team from Dexter.
Farmington edges Dexter volleyball team in straight sets (08/26/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter-Farmington volleyball game is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The four-time defending Class 4, District 1, champ Farmington Knights proved too tall of a task for the Dexter Bearcats in its season-opener Monday night at the Bearcat Event Center...
Farmington edges Dexter volleyball team in straight sets (08/26/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter-Farmington volleyball game is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The four-time defending Class 4, District 1, champ Farmington Knights proved too tall of a task for the Dexter Bearcats in its season-opener Monday night at the Bearcat Event Center...
August 25, 2014 Scoreboard (08/25/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Dexter cross country team continues to build program (08/24/14)
A year after Dexter hosted its first home meet Bearcats cross country coach Leonard Morse continues to work on strengthening his program. "Right now the roster is in flux," Morse said. "I'm kind of waiting on a couple runners to show up still, but if the runners show up, I think we are going to have a pretty solid team. We are getting more competitive and we are also getting more numbers. Right now I'm working on getting the numbers up to make our program look good."...
Late Ste. Genevieve touchdown spoils Dexter comeback 27-21 (08/23/14)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. - The highly anticipated Week 1 football showdown between the Ste. Genevieve Dragons and Dexter Bearcats lived up to its billing late Friday night at Dragons Field. Dexter overcame a 19-7 second-half deficit when it scored two touchdowns in a span of 30 seconds to move ahead 21-19 with 5 minutes, 30 seconds left in the third period...
Dexter cross country team continues to build program (08/24/14)
A year after Dexter hosted its first home meet Bearcats cross country coach Leonard Morse continues to work on strengthening his program. "Right now the roster is in flux," Morse said. "I'm kind of waiting on a couple runners to show up still, but if the runners show up, I think we are going to have a pretty solid team. We are getting more competitive and we are also getting more numbers. Right now I'm working on getting the numbers up to make our program look good."...
PREP ROUNDUP: Dexter drops thriller to Ste. Gen., Chaffee loses opener (08/23/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com STE. GENEVIEVE -- The Dexter Bearcats lost a heartbreaker to Ste. Genevieve 27-21 on the road Friday night. The Bearcats led 21-19 late into the fourth quarter, but Ste. Genevieve quarterback Wyatt Lalumondier tossed a 47-yard touchdown pass to Dalton Giesler with 1:59 remaining. The Dragons then converted the two-point conversion to take a 27-21 lead...
Late Ste. Genevieve touchdown spoils Dexter comeback 27-21 (08/23/14)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. - The highly anticipated Week 1 football showdown between the Ste. Genevieve Dragons and Dexter Bearcats lived up to its billing late Friday night at Dragons Field. Dexter overcame a 19-7 second-half deficit when it scored two touchdowns in a span of 30 seconds to move ahead 21-19 with 5 minutes, 30 seconds left in the third period...
PREP ROUNDUP: Dexter drops thriller to Ste. Gen., Chaffee loses opener (08/23/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com STE. GENEVIEVE -- The Dexter Bearcats lost a heartbreaker to Ste. Genevieve 27-21 on the road Friday night. The Bearcats led 21-19 late into the fourth quarter, but Ste. Genevieve quarterback Wyatt Lalumondier tossed a 47-yard touchdown pass to Dalton Giesler with 1:59 remaining. The Dragons then converted the two-point conversion to take a 27-21 lead...
Dexter Board of Education opts for boys basketball program to remain in SEMO Conference (08/21/14)
In a non-typical split vote, the Dexter Board of Education opted Tuesday night to maintain their participation in the SEMO Conference, rejecting a proposal presented by Athletic Director Derek Urhahn to pull the high school boys' basketball presence in the conference. The issue came before the board during their regular August meeting...
August 22, 2014 Scoreboard (08/22/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Prep Football Glance -- Week 1 matchups (08/21/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two throughout the season.
Dexter Board of Education opts for boys basketball program to remain in SEMO Conference (08/21/14)
In a non-typical split vote, the Dexter Board of Education opted Tuesday night to maintain their participation in the SEMO Conference, rejecting a proposal presented by Athletic Director Derek Urhahn to pull the high school boys' basketball presence in the conference. The issue came before the board during their regular August meeting...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 1 matchups (08/21/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two throughout the season.
Starting time of Dexter-Ste. Genevieve football game pushed to 8 p.m. (08/20/14)
The starting time of the highly anticipated varsity football opener between Dexter and Ste. Genevieve has been pushed to 8 p.m. Friday night at Ste. Genevieve. The forecasted high for Friday in Ste. Genevieve is 97 degrees.
New faces look to continue girls tennis success at Dexter (08/20/14)
New faces hope to continue the success of the Dexter girls tennis program this fall. The Bearcats return two of its six starters off of last season's squad that finished 11-5 and placed second in Class 1, District 1. "We had a great year last year," Dexter tennis coach Kurt Lovelady said. "It's definitely a rebuilding year with only one senior on varsity this season, but that's what I said about the boys in the spring and they turned out pretty good...
New faces look to continue girls tennis success at Dexter (08/20/14)
New faces hope to continue the success of the Dexter girls tennis program this fall. The Bearcats return two of its six starters off of last season's squad that finished 11-5 and placed second in Class 1, District 1. "We had a great year last year," Dexter tennis coach Kurt Lovelady said. "It's definitely a rebuilding year with only one senior on varsity this season, but that's what I said about the boys in the spring and they turned out pretty good...
Hole-In-One Winner (08/19/14)
PROVIDED PHOTO David Gard (pictured right) won the putter given to him by Sales Manager Tom Wilson (left) of Autry Morlan for hitting a hole-in-one. Gard hit the hole-in-one Aug. 12 at the Bloomfield Country Club while playing in the Mens League with Seth Hill and Mark Wethington...
Dexter's Holden named Golf/Strixon Scholar at Arkansas State (08/19/14)
2010 Dexter graduate Chance Holden was recently named a Cleveland Gulf/Srixon All-American for the 2013-14 season. Holden, who was a senior on the 2014 Arkansas State University golf team, was among 207 Division 1 players to receive the award in the United States...
Dexter preps for another big volleyball year (08/19/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - Expectations remain sky high for the Dexter varsity volleyball program coming off one of its most successful seasons in school history. The Bearcats return all but two of its starters off of last season's squad that finished 26-5, went undefeated against teams in the SCAA Conference, won the SCAA Conference Tournament and placed second in the 48-team Dig for Life Classic...
Dexter preps for another big volleyball year after 26-5 mark in 2013 (08/19/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - Expectations remain sky high for the Dexter varsity volleyball program coming off one of its most successful seasons in school history. The Bearcats return all but two of its starters off of last season's squad that finished 26-5, went undefeated against teams in the SCAA Conference, won the SCAA Conference Tournament and placed second in the 48-team Dig for Life Classic...
Football preview: Bearcats banking on plenty of experience (08/16/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- With a full season under their belt in head coach Justin Peden's system, the Dexter Bearcats hope to put last year's growing pains behind them as they enter the 2014 campaign. "I've gotten to know the guys and they've gotten to know me," Peden said of entering his second year with the year. ...
2014 High School Volleyball Schedules (08/16/14)
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Football preview: Bearcats banking on plenty of experience (08/16/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- With a full season under their belt in head coach Justin Peden's system, the Dexter Bearcats hope to put last year's growing pains behind them as they enter the 2014 campaign. "I've gotten to know the guys and they've gotten to know me," Peden said of entering his second year with the year. ...
Dexter high school football team competes at Kennett Jamboree (08/16/14)
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Volleyball class & district assignments released (08/15/14)
Class and district assignments were released Friday for the 2014 and 2015 seasons for high school volleyball. The only SCAA school changing moving up or down a class is Bloomfield. The Wildcats will moved from Class 1 to Class 2 this season. Bloomfield is slated to compete in Class 2, District 2, with Charleston, Puxico, Saxony Lutheran, Scott City, Twin Rivers and Woodland...
Bearcats ready to make noise entering 2014 season (08/15/14)
The Dexter Bearcats varsity football program enters the 2014 season under second-year head coach Justin Peden with an ample supply of players who received playing time last season. The 2014 Dexter roster is composed of 16 seniors, 12 juniors, seven sophomores and 11 freshmen...
After jamboree, Kennett football work to build consistency (08/15/14)
One night removed from the Gatorade Game, football returned to Metz Cherry Stadium Friday night for a jamboree featuring Kennett, Dexter, East Prairie and New Madrid County Central. The event gives players a brief glimpse of competitive action against upcoming district opponents...
Bearcats ready to make noise entering 2014 season (08/15/14)
The Dexter Bearcats varsity football program enters the 2014 season under second-year head coach Justin Peden with an ample supply of players who received playing time last season. The 2014 Dexter roster is composed of 16 seniors, 12 juniors, seven sophomores and 11 freshmen...
Dexter High School Cheerleaders (08/15/14)
Bernie improving rapidly in preseason volleyball practices (08/13/14)
After just one week of practice Bernie senior outside hitter Megan Craft believes her team has never been better prepared to start a season. "I feel like this year our progression is faster," Craft said at Tuesday afternoon's volleyball practice. "In other years it took the entire preseason to get everything together. This year in the first week it feels like we have been practicing for a month. We are all coming together."...
KHS Football bulks up, following years of weakness (08/11/14)
"There's really not much of a difference from 2 and 8 to 1 and 9." Looking back at his first year as the Head Coach of Kennett's High School football team, Aaron Pixley knows there is a lot of room for improvement. Such was the case when he was hired on to lead the program in 2013...
KHS Volleyball eyes strong start (08/09/14)
For KHS Volleyball Head Coach Kristy Green, another successful season could depend on the foundation she's help build during her eight years in the program, coupled with an effort to bring students from all sports together in the weight room. Like many teams in the area, full practices began on Monday, more than three weeks before the Indians' first game against Dexter on August 26. But thanks to some hard work by most of the girls over the summer, there isn't a lot of catching up to do...
2014 SCAA volleyball schedules released (08/06/14)
Varsity volleyball schedules have been released for all SCAA schools for the 2014 season. The 2014 SCAA volleyball tournament will be hosted by Bloomfield October 6-10. Dexter, which won the SCAA Tournament last year, opens its season August 25 when it hosts Farmington. Bernie, which placed second in the SCAA Tournament last season, opens its season August 26 when it hosts Sikeston...
2014 SCAA volleyball schedules released (08/06/14)
Varsity volleyball schedules have been released for all SCAA schools for the 2014 season. The 2014 SCAA volleyball tournament will be hosted by Bloomfield October 6-10. Dexter, which won the SCAA Tournament last year, opens its season August 25 when it hosts Farmington. Bernie, which placed second in the SCAA Tournament last season, opens its season August 26 when it hosts Sikeston...
Fighting Squirrels open play at World Series Friday night (08/05/14)
The Charleston Fighting Squirrels begin its quest for its first World Series title in franchise history Friday in Ephrata, Washington. 10 teams from nine states are slated to compete at the eight-day tournament at Johnson-O'Brien Stadium in Ephrata...
Fighting Squirrels edge Oskaloosa 4-1 to advance to Sunday night's regional championship (07/27/14)
The Charleston Fighting Squirrels advanced to the Midwest Plains Regional championship with a 4-1 victory against Oskaloosa Sunday afternoon. Charleston jumped on top of Oskaloosa early with two runs on two hits and a walk in the bottom of the first inning. Matt Ulrich drove home Charleston's first run with a sacrifice fly. A two-out RBI single by Blake Wolferding plated Charleston's second run...
WORLD SERIES BOUND: Fighting Squirrels beat Eden Prairie 4-1 in regional championship (07/28/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels beat Eden Prairie, Minnesota 4-1 Sunday night to secure its second straight birth in the Senior Babe Ruth World Series. The Fighting Squirrels opened the Midwest Plains Regional final with three consecutive hits in the bottom of the first inning. ...
Fighting Squirrels beat Dickinson 9-0, advance to Sunday's regional semifinals (07/26/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels locked up the No. 1 seed in Pool B at the Midwest Plains Regional Saturday night with a 9-0 victory against host Dickinson, North Dakota . Charleston, which beat Holyoke, Colorado 11-1 Thursday and Eden Prairie Black, Minnesota 3-1 Friday, finishes 3-0 in Pool B...
Squirrels continue back-to-back regional title quest Saturday in North Dakota (07/26/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The success continued for the Charleston Fighting Squirrels Friday at the Senior Babe Ruth Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, North Dakota. Charleston, which blistered Holyoke, Colorado, 11-1 in six innings Thursday, improved to 2-0 in Pool B with a 3-1 victory against Eden Prairie Black, Minnesota, Friday afternoon...
Fighting Squirrels open Midwest Plains Regional with 11-1 win against Holyoke (includes all Thursday results) (07/24/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels experienced little difficulty securing a victory in its first game at the Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, N.D., Thursday afternoon. Charleston calculated at least one run in every inning it batted with the exception of the top of the fith as it cruised past Holyoke, Colo., 11-1 in six innings at Astoria Field at Southside Ballpark...
Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH (07/23/14)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey...
Charleston Fighting Squirrels open play at Midwest Plains Regional Thursday (07/22/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels baseball program begins its quest for a second straight World Series birth Thursday at the Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, N.D. The eight-team tournament is slated for July 23-27 at Astoria Field at Southside Ballpark. Pool play takes place Thursday, Friday and Saturday with bracket play scheduled for Sunday...
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...