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Clarkton volleyball team changes focus to defense entering 2016 (08/19/16)
CLARKTON, Mo. - The Clarkton Reindeer high school volleyball program is shifting its focus to defense after graduating the majority of its power hitters off of last season's varsity squad that finished 20-11-1. "We are not big or real physical," Clarkton longtime volleyball coach Amy Cowart said. ...
2016 Volleyball Preview Capsules (08/18/16)
Sikeston Bulldogs Head coach: Steve Beydler, 17th season (214 wins) 2015 record: 14-20-1 District: Class 4, District 1 Conference: SEMO Playoff finish: Lost in two sets to Hillsboro in first round of districts Notes: The Bulldogs will have a mix of youth and experience with five returners who saw plenty of varsity time last season. ...
Holcomb volleyball program preps for new season in new conference (08/17/16)
The Holcomb Hornets varsity volleyball program enters the 2016 season looking to make noise in a new conference after taking second in the Bootheel Conference Tournament last season. The Hornets return four starters off of last season's varsity squad that finished 13-8 and finished second to Malden in the Bootheel Conference tournament...
2016 Gideon Fall Baseball Schedule (08/11/16)
2016 Gideon Volleyball Schedule (08/09/16)
2016 Gideon Volleyball Schedule (08/09/16)
SEMO Conference Officers adopt conference changes (08/03/16)
The SEMO Conference announced its official changes on Wednesday, all of which go into effect in the upcoming 2016-17 school year. Kelly will join the conference in football, creating four divisions. The Hawks will join Charleston, East Prairie and Malden in the East Division. ...
Senath-Hornersville preps for high school volleyball season (08/03/16)
SENATH, Mo. - The Senath-Hornersville volleyball program enters the 2016 season looking to build on previous success at the junior varsity level with a new head coach. "We graduated four starters off of varsity last season," Senath-Hornersville first-year head coach Chelsey Vincent said. ...
Athletes, coaches honored during Third Annual Semoball Awards (07/09/16)
Another year, another enchanting evening at Southeast Missouri's premier sports awards show. The top student-athletes from 57 high schools across the region came together for the Third Annual Semoball Awards presented by SoutheastHEALTH on Saturday at Southeast Missouri State's River Campus, as Malden's Nick Thompson and Dexter's Makayla Waldner took home the top individual honors...
Defending state baseball champion Bell City clobbers Gideon (05/24/16)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Bell City coach Justin Simpher wanted his baseball team to take full advantage of the opportunity of being the visiting team on the scoreboard in a Class 1 sectional against Gideon on Monday. "We had to be the visiting team today," said Simpher, whose Cubs were playing on their home field. "So the message was to take advantage of the chance to swing it first, put some runs up early and set the tone for the rest of the game."...
Defending state baseball champion Bell City clobbers Gideon (05/24/16)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Bell City coach Justin Simpher wanted his baseball team to take full advantage of the opportunity of being the visiting team on the scoreboard in a Class 1 sectional against Gideon on Monday. "We had to be the visiting team today," said Simpher, whose Cubs were playing on their home field. "So the message was to take advantage of the chance to swing it first, put some runs up early and set the tone for the rest of the game."...
May 18, 2016 Scoreboard (05/18/16)
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Katelyn Walker named Tri-County Conference Softball Player of the Year (05/05/16)
Southland's Katelyn Walker is now a two-time Tri-County Conference Softball Player of the Year. Walker was handed the competition's highest individual prize Thursday as the all-conference team took shape.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Parkway South girls soccer snaps Jackson's winning streak (04/26/16)
Cassidi Tomsu and Grace Pehle each scored a goal as the Jackson girls soccer team's eight-game winning streak came to an end with a 3-2 loss against Parkway South on Monday in Jackson. Lauren Welker provided one assist for Jackson (13-2). Goalkeeper Sam Schnicker had seven saves...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Parkway South girls soccer snaps Jackson's winning streak (04/26/16)
Cassidi Tomsu and Grace Pehle each scored a goal as the Jackson girls soccer team's eight-game winning streak came to an end with a 3-2 loss against Parkway South on Monday in Jackson. Lauren Welker provided one assist for Jackson (13-2). Goalkeeper Sam Schnicker had seven saves...
April 21, 2016 Scoreboard (04/21/16)
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April 18, 2016 Scoreboard (04/18/16)
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Familiar faces headline announcement of Semoball Award winter sport finalists (04/09/16)
Saxony Lutheran's Brianna Mueller is no stranger to the Semoball Awards. She is the reigning Girls Basketball Player of the Year and Female Athlete of the Year. On Saturday it was officially announced that she'll get a chance to repeat at least one of those titles, as she is among 10 nominees for the 2016 Semoball Awards' Girls Basketball Player of the Year...
April 7, 2016 Scoreboard (04/07/16)
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April 5, 2016 Scoreboard (04/05/16)
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April 4, 2016 Scoreboard (04/04/16)
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Lawrence named POY for Tri-County Conference (04/02/16)
Gideon's Kason Lawrence was named the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year after leading the Bulldogs to their first-ever Show-Me Showdown appearance in March. Lawrence, a 6-5 senior, averaged 20 points and eight rebounds for the Bulldogs. He was also named to the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association Class 1 all-state team along with his teammate Allen Earnheart...
Gideon senior Kason Lawrence, coach Keenan Buchanan top Tri-County Conference honors (03/29/16)
Gideon senior Kason Lawrence was named Player of the Year, while his coach, Keenan Buchanan, was named Coach of the Year.
Fred Thatch named MBCA Class 4 Player of the Year (03/24/16)
The 6-3 sophomore averaged a double-double at 20 points and 10 rebounds and is already Sikeston's fifth-leading scorer with 1,106 points throughout his two-year career.
Gideon's second quarter surge leads to Class 1 third-place win over Glasgow (03/12/16)
"There's only one better way to finish, so I guess we should be pretty happy and thank God for what we have."
Unkind overtime leads to Gideon's Class 1 semifinal loss to Walnut Grove (03/11/16)
"We had our chances the entire game. We had our chances in overtime. We just didn't finish. They got a couple buckets (in overtime), and we didn't respond the way we needed to."
Capsules: Bloomfield, Gideon set for semifinal matchups (03/09/16)
Both Bloomfield and Gideon gear up for semifinal games today in Columbia, Mo. Bloomfield will play Iberia in the Class 2 semifinals while Gideon takes on Walnut Grove in Class 1.
Gideon basketball embarks on historic trip to Columbia (03/08/16)
It was just past noon Tuesday, March 8, and Keenan Buchanan was busy watching the tape of Thursday's opponent.
Gideon basketball embarks on historic trip to Columbia (03/08/16)
It was just past noon Tuesday, March 8, and Keenan Buchanan was busy watching the tape of Thursday's opponent.
Gideon headed to first-ever Class 1 state tournament (03/06/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com VAN BUREN, Mo. -- For the first time in school history the Gideon boys basketball team is heading to Columbia. Dalen Hutchison scored a game-high 26 points and had six rebounds in Gideon's 59-48 Class 1 quarterfinal win over School of the Ozarks Saturday in Van Buren, Mo...
Gideon preps for Saturday's Class 1 state quarterfinal (03/04/16)
The Gideon Bulldogs boys basketball team have already secured the best season record in school history, but they're still on a quest to cap off the year with a Class 1 state championship.
Gideon preps for Saturday's Class 1 state quarterfinal (03/04/16)
The Gideon Bulldogs boys basketball team have already secured the best season record in school history, but they're still on a quest to cap off the year with a Class 1 state championship.
2016 Gideon Baseball Schedule (03/03/16)
March 1, 2016 Scoreboard (03/02/16)
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Gideon boys basketball team ends Hornets' season in Class 1 sectional (03/02/16)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- At the end, Advance boys basketball coach Bubba Wheetley could barely speak. His voice scratched and cracked and, much like his team's performance on this night, fell short. The Hornets got popped in a way they hadn't all year, falling into a 22-point hole by halftime and never able to muster a full response as they couldn't keep up with a quick, experienced Gideon side that ended their season 90-71 in a Class 1 sectional on Tuesday night at Bloomfield High School...
Gideon boys basketball team ends Hornets' season in Class 1 sectional (03/02/16)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- At the end, Advance boys basketball coach Bubba Wheetley could barely speak. His voice scratched and cracked and, much like his team's performance on this night, fell short. The Hornets got popped in a way they hadn't all year, falling into a 22-point hole by halftime and never able to muster a full response as they couldn't keep up with a quick, experienced Gideon side that ended their season 90-71 in a Class 1 sectional on Tuesday night at Bloomfield High School...
Gideon tops Southland for Class 1, District 1 boys championship (02/26/16)
For the second time in as many years, Gideon's experienced boys basketball team hoisted the Class 1, District 1 trophy. On Thursday, the Bulldogs had the privilege of doing so on their home floor with a 63-48 win over Southland.
Gideon tops Southland for Class 1, District 1 boys championship (02/26/16)
For the second time in as many years, Gideon's experienced boys basketball team hoisted the Class 1, District 1 trophy. On Thursday, the Bulldogs had the privilege of doing so on their home floor with a 63-48 win over Southland.
February 23, 2016 Scoreboard (02/23/16)
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Gideon, Southland advance in Class 1, Disctrict 1 tournament (02/22/16)
Tournament favorites Gideon and Southland are on a crash course for the Class 1, District 1 championship final, but only if they can avoid upsets in Tuesday's semifinal round.
Gideon, Southland advance in Class 1, Disctrict 1 tournament (02/22/16)
Tournament favorites Gideon and Southland are on a crash course for the Class 1, District 1 championship final, but only if they can avoid upsets in Tuesday's semifinal round.
February 22, 2016 Scoreboard (02/22/16)
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February 18, 2016 Scoreboard (02/18/16)
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February 13, 2016 Scoreboard (02/13/16)
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Gideon holds off Risco for Tri-County championship (02/13/16)
RISCO, Mo. -- After two-straight upsets, the Cinderella Risco Tigers saw the clock strike midnight in the championship game of the Tri-County Conference Tournament Friday night. The second-seeded Gideon Bulldogs used their height and experience to hold off every Risco run and claimed their second-straight conference tournament with a 61-50 win...
Gideon holds off promising Risco in Tri-County Conference championship repeat (02/12/16)
The Risco Tigers proved on Friday night that they were worthy of competing for the Tri-County Conference title, but they're hopes of winning it were spoiled by the defending champions from Gideon.
Gideon holds off promising Risco in Tri-County Conference championship repeat (02/12/16)
The Risco Tigers proved on Friday night that they were worthy of competing for the Tri-County Conference title, but they're hopes of winning it were spoiled by the defending champions from Gideon.
February 12, 2016 Scoreboard (02/12/16)
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Risco to host Gideon in Tri-County Conference Tournament final (02/11/16)
The Gideon Bulldogs are set to defend their Tri-County Conference Tournament championship against Risco, who took down top-seeded Cooter to advance to the final on their home court.
Risco to host Gideon in Tri-County Conference Tournament final (02/11/16)
The Gideon Bulldogs are set to defend their Tri-County Conference Tournament championship against Risco, who took down top-seeded Cooter to advance to the final on their home court.
February 11, 2016 Scoreboard (02/11/16)
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Prep roundup: Risco advances to Tri-County semis; Richland runs past Delta (02/10/16)
RISCO, Mo. -- The fifth-seeded Risco Tigers pulled a small upset in the Tri-County Conference Tournament on Tuesday, knocking off fourth-seeded Clarkton 68-57. Risco never trailed, jumping out to a 16-4 lead after one quarter. "Our guys really stepped it up tonight," said Risco coach Brandon Blankenship. "We really played with a lot of defensive intensity."...
February 9, 2016 Scoreboard (02/09/16)
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January 29, 2016 Scoreboard (01/29/16)
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PREP ROUNDUP: South Pem. downs NMCC, Sikeston girls ease through first round at Hillsboro (01/27/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com STEELE, Mo. -- The South Pemiscot Bulldogs used a strong fourth quarter to get past visiting New Madrid County Central 77-67 Tuesday night. South Pemiscot trailed 46-45 heading into the final frame before the Bulldogs went on a 9-2 run to start the quarter and never trailed again...
Established Gideon trounces unseasoned Southland, 61-31 (01/08/16)
GIDEON, Mo. -- Bulldogs coach Keenan Buchanan entered Friday's game against Southland hoping that Thursday's non-conference, non-district loss to Bloomfield would help shake off the rust of the winter break. After all, a victory on Friday would mean much more in the Tri-County Conference and their Class 1 district come late February.
Established Gideon trounces unseasoned Southland, 61-31 (01/08/16)
GIDEON, Mo. -- Bulldogs coach Keenan Buchanan entered Friday's game against Southland hoping that Thursday's non-conference, non-district loss to Bloomfield would help shake off the rust of the winter break. After all, a victory on Friday would mean much more in the Tri-County Conference and their Class 1 district come late February.
January 7, 2016 Scoreboard (01/07/16)
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South Pemiscot claims Clarkton Holiday Classic championship (12/20/15)
CLARKTON, Mo. -- Gosnell entered the final day of the Clarkton Holiday Tournament with hopes of taking two major area tournament titles across the state line to Arkansas in a matter of weeks. They first claimed the top prize in Gideon's Bulldog Classic, but South Pemiscot spoiled the Pirates' chances of repeating their success.
December 18, 2015 Scoreboard (12/18/15)
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PREP ROUNDUP: South Pemiscot, Gosnell make Clarkton Tournament finals (12/18/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CLARKTON -- Up by 13 points at halftime and 10 heading into the fourth quarter, Risco couldn't hang on to pull the upset over top-seeded Gosnell, Ark., Thursday during the semifinal round of the Clarkton Holiday Tournament...
December 14, 2015 Scoreboard (12/14/15)
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Gosnell takes top prize at Bulldog Classic, Gideon claims third place (12/05/15)
GIDEON -- The Gosnell Pirates capped off a very busy week, traveling nearly twice as long as their nearest competitors to claim the championship trophy at the Bulldog Classic.
Gosnell takes top prize at Bulldog Classic, Gideon claims third place (12/05/15)
GIDEON -- The Gosnell Pirates capped off a very busy week, traveling nearly twice as long as their nearest competitors to claim the championship trophy at the Bulldog Classic.
December 4, 2015 Scoreboard (12/04/15)
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Caruthersville to face Gosnell in Bulldog Classic final (12/03/15)
GIDEON, Mo. - Second-seeded Caruthersville are set to face fourth-seeded Gosnell in the final of the Bulldog Classic on Friday night. In Thursday's semifinals, Caruthersville topped third place Gideon 58-43 and Gosnell topped first place Hayti 71-62.
Caruthersville to face Gosnell in Bulldog Classic final (12/03/15)
GIDEON, Mo. - Second-seeded Caruthersville are set to face fourth-seeded Gosnell in the final of the Bulldog Classic on Friday night. In Thursday's semifinals, Caruthersville topped third place Gideon 58-43 and Gosnell topped first place Hayti 71-62.
December 3, 2015 Scoreboard (12/03/15)
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December 1, 2015 Scoreboard (12/01/15)
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Gideon, Caruthersville advance in Day 2 of the Bulldog Classic (12/01/15)
GIDEON - A marathon night of basketball inside Gideon's high school gymnasium ended with Gideon (3) and Caruthersville (2) advancing into the semifinals of the Bulldog Classic basketball tournament.
Gideon, Caruthersville advance in Day 2 of the Bulldog Classic (12/01/15)
GIDEON - A marathon night of basketball inside Gideon's high school gymnasium ended with Gideon (3) and Caruthersville (2) advancing into the semifinals of the Bulldog Classic basketball tournament.
Bulldog Classic basketball tournament begins in Gideon (11/30/15)
GIDEON - Fans flocked to Gideon High School for the first games in the school's historic Bulldog Classic basketball tournament. In Monday's opening games, Hayti (1) trounced North Pemiscot (8) 100-21 before Gosnell (4) won a close matchup over Senath-Hornersvillev(5) 72-65.
2015-16 Boys and Girls Basketball Previews (11/25/15)
Charleston Bluejays Head coach: Danny Farmer, 18th season (390-143) 2014-15 record: 17-11 Playoff finish: Lost to NMCC in Class 3 sectional Conference: SEMO Alignment: Class 3, District 2 Returning starters: Dontarius Sharp, Demarcus Sharp, Mardareyon Clark, Tenerrious Ewing...
Kason Lawrence scores 45 in Gideon's win over Senath-Hornersville (11/24/15)
GIDEON, Mo. -- Gideon's bid to defend their Class 1, District 1 title is off to a positive start thanks in part to a 45-point performance by Kason Lawrence in a 74-70 victory over Senath-Hornersville.
Kason Lawrence scores 45 in Gideon's win over Senath-Hornersville (11/24/15)
GIDEON, Mo. -- Gideon's bid to defend their Class 1, District 1 title is off to a positive start thanks in part to a 45-point performance by Kason Lawrence in a 74-70 victory over Senath-Hornersville.
November 24, 2015 Scoreboard (11/24/15)
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2015-2016 Gideon Boys Basketball Schedule (11/15/15)
Sharp named Tri-County Conference volleyball Player of the Year (10/29/15)
Gideon's Allison Sharp was named the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year during the release of the all-conference team on Thursday. Members of the varsity and junior varsity all-conference team are as followed: VARSITY FIRST TEAM Allison Sharp - Gideon -- Player of the Year...
Class 1 & Class 2 Volleyball Sectional Capsules, Dexter-Park Hills Central football capsule (10/23/15)
Bernie and Bloomfield are slated to host sectional and quarterfinal volleyball playoffs Saturday. The Class 1 playoffs take place at Bernie and the Class 2 playoffs take place at Bloomfield. Sectional winners square off in quarterfinal action Saturday night about 6 p.m...
Class 1 & Class 2 Volleyball Sectional Capsules, Dexter-Park Hills Central football capsule (10/23/15)
Bernie and Bloomfield are slated to host sectional and quarterfinal volleyball playoffs Saturday. The Class 1 playoffs take place at Bernie and the Class 2 playoffs take place at Bloomfield. Sectional winners square off in quarterfinal action Saturday night about 6 p.m...
C1D1 volleyball: Gideon claims district title over Clarkton, 24-26, 25-15, 25-22 (10/22/15)
WARDELL - For members of the Gideon Lady Bulldogs volleyball team, losing the Class 1, District 1 final to Clarkton was simply not an option. Not again.
C1D1 volleyball: Gideon claims district title over Clarkton, 24-26, 25-15, 25-22 (10/22/15)
WARDELL - For members of the Gideon Lady Bulldogs volleyball team, losing the Class 1, District 1 final to Clarkton was simply not an option. Not again.
C1D1 Volleyball: Clarkton, Gideon set for district championship rematch (10/20/15)
WARDELL -- In many ways, this year's Class 1, District 1 tournament bracket has mirrored the 2014 bracket. Gideon, Clarkton and Holcomb all advanced to the semifinals just like last year, and now Clarkton and Gideon are poised to repeat their 2014 battle in the final.
C1D1 Volleyball: Clarkton, Gideon set for district championship rematch (10/20/15)
WARDELL -- In many ways, this year's Class 1, District 1 tournament bracket has mirrored the 2014 bracket. Gideon, Clarkton and Holcomb all advanced to the semifinals just like last year, and now Clarkton and Gideon are poised to repeat their 2014 battle in the final.
October 1, 2015 Scoreboard (10/01/15)
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September 21, 2015 Scoreboard (09/21/15)
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SCAA schools compete at Dig for Life Classic, Dexter takes second (09/14/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - All eight SCAA schools competed in the 48-team Dig for Life Classic volleyball tournament Friday and Saturday at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau. Five of the eight SCAA schools won their respective pool. Defending Dig for Life Classic champion Dexter (14-3-2) won its pool and finished second in the gold bracket. ...
High school roundup: Notre Dame volleyball team wins gold bracket title at Dig for Life Challenge (09/13/15)
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High school roundup: Notre Dame volleyball team wins gold bracket title at Dig for Life Challenge (09/13/15)
Senior Abbie McAlister nailed 13 kills to lead the Notre Dame volleyball team to a vengeful 27-25, 25-20 victory over defending tournament champion and district foe Dexter in the gold bracket championship of the St. Francis Dig for Life Challenge on Saturday at the Show Me Center...
High school roundup: Chaffee softball team topples Naylor at SoftballFest (09/04/15)
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Bell City beats Gideon baseball team 11-1 (09/04/15)
Note: A photo gallery of the game is available here: Baseball Photos BELL CITY, Mo. - The Bell City Cubs baseball team jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning and led wire to wire on its way to an 11-1 six-inning victory against the Gideon Bulldogs Thursday...
Bell City beats Gideon baseball team 11-1 (09/04/15)
Note: A photo gallery of the game is available here: Baseball Photos BELL CITY, Mo. - The Bell City Cubs baseball team jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning and led wire to wire on its way to an 11-1 six-inning victory against the Gideon Bulldogs Thursday...
September 3, 2015 Scoreboard (09/03/15)
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2015 Fall Sports Preview: Richland Rebels Volleyball (08/24/15)
ESSEX, Mo. - The Richland Rebels volleyball program enters the 2015 season with five returning starters off of last season's squad. Megan Cullum, Bailey Glass, Jordan Head, Breanna Williamson and Katelyn Pinkley all saw significant playing time on varsity last season...
2015 High School Volleyball Schedules (08/15/15)
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Central's Al Young, Saxony Lutheran's Brianna Mueller nab top honors at Semoball Awards (07/12/15)
More than 150 student-athletes from 57 high schools across the region gathered Saturday for the second annual Semoball Awards presented by SoutheastHEALTH.
Rib City Shootout Schedule (July 10-11) (07/08/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The schedule is finalized for the final Rib City boys basketball shootout of the summer. The event is scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Dexter High School. Dexter, Bernie, Bloomfield and Richland are the four varsity basketball teams from Stoddard County competing at the two-day event...
Six SCAA baseball players selected all-state (complete team included) (06/23/15)
A slew of baseball players from the southeast Missouri region were selected to the 2015 Missouri Baseball Coaches Association all-state baseball team. Four players for the Class 1 state champion Bell City Cubs were selected all-state. Bell City sophomore pitcher Austin Hicks and sophomore catcher Bobby Wright were selected first-team all-state. ...
Bell City eliminates Gideon 9-0 in Class 1 baseball sectional (05/26/15)
GIDEON, Mo. -- The Bell City baseball team couldn't have asked for a better game Monday. Five players recorded multiple hits, and starting pitcher Bobby Wright pitched a complete-game shutout to lead the Cubs to a 9-0 victory over host Gideon in a Class 1 sectional...
Bell City eliminates Gideon 9-0 in Class 1 baseball sectional (05/26/15)
GIDEON, Mo. -- The Bell City baseball team couldn't have asked for a better game Monday. Five players recorded multiple hits, and starting pitcher Bobby Wright pitched a complete-game shutout to lead the Cubs to a 9-0 victory over host Gideon in a Class 1 sectional...
Bell City clubs Gideon in Class 1 sectional baseball game (05/26/15)
GIDEON, Mo. -- The Bell City baseball team couldn't have asked for a better game Monday.
Bell City clubs Gideon in Class 1 sectional baseball game (05/25/15)
GIDEON, Mo. -- The Bell City baseball team couldn't have asked for a better game Monday.
EXTRA-INNING CHAMPIONS: Bell City baseball team secures first district title since 1990 (05/23/15)
Note: A photo gallery of the championship is available at this link: Championship Photos ORAN, Mo. - It took a bit longer than seven innings but the first district baseball championship since 1990 finally materialized for the Bell City Cubs Friday night at Oran High School...
Hickerson named Tri-County Conference Player of the Year (05/22/15)
Cooter senior Riley Hickerson was announced as the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year Thursday during the release of its all-conference baseball teams. Hickerson, who has signed his letter of intent to play baseball at Three Rivers College, led the Wildcats to a 20-6 regular season record with a .398 batting average, 20 RBIs, 33 hits, 12 doubles and one home run. He also appeared in eight games on the mound and made six starts with a 3.63 ERA, a 2-2 record and 26 strikeouts...
Hickerson named Tri-County Conference Player of the Year (05/22/15)
Cooter senior Riley Hickerson was announced as the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year Thursday during the release of its all-conference baseball teams. Hickerson, who has signed his letter of intent to play baseball at Three Rivers College, led the Wildcats to a 20-6 regular season record with a .398 batting average, 20 RBIs, 33 hits, 12 doubles and one home run. He also appeared in eight games on the mound and made six starts with a 3.63 ERA, a 2-2 record and 26 strikeouts...
Rain postpones Class 1-4 district tournaments (05/16/15)
Due to a large round of rain across southeast Missouri, local Class 1-4, District 1 baseball tournaments have all been rescheduled for Monday, May 18. The Class 1, District 1 tournament will begin at 4 p.m. in Gideon with Southland taking on Delta. Games will resume on Tuesday, May 19...
May 14, 2015 Scoreboard (05/14/15)
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Katelyn Walker named Tri-County Conference Player of the Year (05/07/15)
1st Team All-Conference Katelyn Walker - Southland (Player of the Year) Brooklyn Earnheart - Gideon Shania Hardin - North Pemiscot Lauribeth Childers - Cooter Kimberly Marlow - Gideon Alissa Hulett - Southland Magen Hamlett - Delta C–7...
Katelyn Walker named Tri-County Conference Player of the Year (05/07/15)
1st Team All-Conference Katelyn Walker - Southland (Player of the Year) Brooklyn Earnheart - Gideon Shania Hardin - North Pemiscot Lauribeth Childers - Cooter Kimberly Marlow - Gideon Alissa Hulett - Southland Magen Hamlett - Delta C–7...
High school roundup: Bell City baseball team upends Gideon (05/07/15)
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High school roundup: Bell City baseball team upends Gideon (05/07/15)
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May 6, 2015 Scoreboard (05/06/15)
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Holcomb, Senath-Hornersville, Southland advance to district semifinals (05/04/15)
KENNETT, Mo. - The stage is set for the Class 1, District 2 semifinals after Holcomb(4), Senath-Hornersville(2), and Southland(3) advanced on Monday.
May 4, 2015 Scoreboard (05/04/15)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston finishes off Charleston 12-0 in five innings (05/01/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Sikeston finished off its second suspended game of the season Thursday taking down Charleston 12-0 in five innings at Hillhouse Park in Charleston. Sikeston was ahead 8-0 in the top of the fifth when rain forced a stop in play April 21...
High school roundup: Trent Pobst powers Scott City baseball team past Meadow Heights (05/01/15)
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High school roundup: Trent Pobst powers Scott City baseball team past Meadow Heights (05/01/15)
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April 30, 2015 Scoreboard (04/30/15)
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Holcomb marks return to the diamond with 11-7 win over Gideon (04/21/15)
Cody Tucker Daily Dunklin Democrat GIDEON, Mo. -- The Holcomb Hornets finally returned to the diamond on Tuesday, scraping their way to an 11-7 win in Gideon. Starting pitcher Colton Dunbar got the win, after helping himself by hitting 3-4 with 3 RBI's. Dillon Mize was 2-4 with a home run, while Ben Vance had 2 RBI's of his own...
April 16, 2015 Scoreboard (04/16/15)
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Athletes honored at BA Sports All-Star Extravaganza in Dexter (04/15/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The BA Sports All-Star Extravaganza was held Saturday at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter. Woodland's Garret Reynolds won the boys 3-point contest, Jackson's Rachel Crites won the girls 3-point contest, Leopold's Caitlin Petty won the hardest spike contest, Bloomfield's Chelsea Delay won the volleyball passing competition and Notre Dame's Quinn Poythress won the slam dunk contest...
Semoball finalists announced for winter sports (04/12/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Semoball Awards finalists for boys basketball, girls basketball, wrestling and girls swimming were revealed Saturday at a selection show hosted by Harry Blackwell Dodge in Dexter. SEMO ESPN radio (92.9 FM, 1220 AM and 1470 AM) was on hand to make the announcement on its weekly hour-long show the Saturday Morning Express...
Latest baseball state rankings released (04/06/15)
The Missouri Baseball Coaches Association released its latest state rankings April 6. Five of the eight teams that are state-ranked from the southeast Missouri region are in Class 2. Defending Class 2 state champion Valle Catholic is ranked No. 1, East Carter County is ranked No. 2, Greenville is ranked No. 4 and Chaffee is ranked No. 7...
Dexter's McKuin, Jackson's Reynolds selected SEMO Conference Players of the Year (03/26/15)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Melanie McKuin continued the Dexter Lady Bearcats' recent run of Bob Gray Award winners Wednesday night while Blake Reynolds became the first Jackson player since 1987 to win the John Gibbs Award. Both were among the honorees at the 57th annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Basketball Banquet at the Black River Coliseum, which started off the festivities with a keynote address by University of Missouri men's basketball coach Kim Anderson...
Senath-Hornersville baseball, softball start seasons with in over Gideon (03/24/15)
The Senath-Hornersville baseball and softball teams each started their seasons off right with wins at Gideon. The Lions baseball team breezed to an 8-0 win, while Lady Lions softball eked out a wild 16-15 thriller in 8 innings. On the baseball field, starting pitcher Brady Bibbs tossed a no hit shutout against the Bulldogs, and he was backed up by strong offense throughout the game. ...
March 23, 2015 Scoreboard (03/23/15)
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Advance makes state quarterfinals for second consecutive season after 53-45 win over Gideon (03/04/15)
BLOOMFIELD -- It took one shot for the Advance boys basketball team to seal the deal against Gideon on Tuesday. Trailing by one point with less than a minute remaining in the game, the Hornets took their time to find that shot. After moving the ball around the perimeter, Preston Wuebker found some separation and pulled up from the top left of the key...
Advance makes state quarterfinals for second consecutive season after 53-45 win over Gideon (03/04/15)
BLOOMFIELD -- It took one shot for the Advance boys basketball team to seal the deal against Gideon on Tuesday. Trailing by one point with less than a minute remaining in the game, the Hornets took their time to find that shot. After moving the ball around the perimeter, Preston Wuebker found some separation and pulled up from the top left of the key...
Advance boys basketball team makes state quarterfinals for second consecutive season (03/04/15)
Preston Wuebker scored the go-ahead basket with 31 seconds left, and the Hornets defeated Gideon 53-45 in a Class 1 sectional on Tuesday at Bloomfield High School.
PATIENCE PREVAILS: Advance offense earns repeat trip to Elite 8, passes Gideon in final minute 53-45 (03/04/15)
After Brian Buchanan drained a 2-point field goal to put Gideon on top of Advance 45-44 with 1:18 remaining in a Class 1 sectional Advance coach Bubba Wheetley elected to run his motion offense as opposed to burn his final timeout...
Advance boys basketball team preps for sectional contest (03/03/15)
Everything for the Advance boys basketball team has built up to this moment. Hornets coach Bubba Wheetley wants his team back in the state quarterfinals.
Advance boys basketball team makes state quarterfinals for second consecutive season (03/03/15)
Preston Wuebker scored the go-ahead basket with 31 seconds left, and the Hornets defeated Gideon 53-47 in a Class 1 sectional on Tuesday at Bloomfield High School.
Advance earns repeat trip to Elite 8, passes Gideon in final minute 53-45 (03/03/15)
After Brian Buchanan drained a 2-point field goal to put Gideon on top of Advance 45-44 with 1:18 remaining in a Class 1 sectional Advance coach Bubba Wheetley elected to run his motion offense as opposed to burn his final timeout...
Advance boys basketball team preps for sectional contest (03/03/15)
Everything for the Advance boys basketball team has built up to this moment. Hornets coach Bubba Wheetley wants his team back in the state quarterfinals.
Gideon upsets Clarkton for first district title in 19 years (02/27/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CLARKTON -- Three players scored in double figures as Gideon upset Clarkton 63-52 to claim the Class 1, District 1 championship Thursday at Clarkton High School. This is Gideon's first district championship since 1996 and fifth title overall...
Gideon upsets Clarkton for first district title in 19 years (02/27/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CLARKTON -- Three players scored in double figures as Gideon upset Clarkton 63-52 to claim the Class 1, District 1 championship Thursday at Clarkton High School. This is Gideon's first district championship since 1996 and fifth title overall...
Advance boys repeat as district basketball champions (02/26/15)
BELL CITY, Mo. - Advance coach Bubba Wheetley mandates a certain kind of energy from his team every time it steps on the court. But even Wheetley couldn't believe what he was seeing in the first quarter of Thursday night's Class 1 District 2 championship game at Bell City High School...
February 26, 2015 Scoreboard (02/26/15)
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Clarkton narrowly escapes Couch during Class 1, District 1 semifinal (02/25/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CLARKTON -- Top-seeded Clarkton narrowly escaped No. 5 Couch 73-70 during the semifinals of the Class 1, District 1 boys tournament Tuesday at Clarkton High School. Trey Moore led four double-digit scorers for Clarkton with 19. Anthony Adams added 16, Quan Elliot scored 15 and Emmanuel White chipped in 13...
Clarkton narrowly escapes Couch during Class 1, District 1 semifinal (02/25/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CLARKTON -- Top-seeded Clarkton narrowly escaped No. 5 Couch 73-70 during the semifinals of the Class 1, District 1 boys tournament Tuesday at Clarkton High School. Trey Moore led four double-digit scorers for Clarkton with 19. Anthony Adams added 16, Quan Elliot scored 15 and Emmanuel White chipped in 13...
Saturday's basketball games postponed (Updated District Basketball Tournaments Included) (02/21/15)
Saturday's Dexter-Poplar Bluff varsity boys and girls basketball games scheduled for 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. at Poplar Bluff High School are cancelled. All district basketball tournaments have also been postponed Saturday. View updated brackets at this link: Updated basketball tournament brackets...
District host sites, state baseball rankings released (02/19/15)
District host sites are set for the 2015 spring baseball season. Gideon is slated to host Class 1, District 1 featuring Clarkton, Delta C-7, Gideon, Naylor, North Pemiscot, Risco and Southland. Oran is slated to host Class 1, District 2 featuring Advance, Bell City, Leopold, Oak Ridge, Oran, Richland and Scott County Central...
PERFECT WEEK: Bloomfield beats Tri-County champ Gideon 53-35 for third straight hoops victory (02/16/15)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats varsity boys basketball team capped off a perfect week Saturday afternoon with a 53-35 victory against the Gideon Bulldogs at Three Rivers College in Poplar Bluff. Bloomfield, which also beat Oran 60-47 Tuesday and Holcomb 49-41 Thursday, improved to 15-9 overall with its third straight win on Saturday...
PERFECT WEEK: Bloomfield beats Tri-County champ Gideon 53-35 for third straight hoops victory (02/16/15)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats varsity boys basketball team capped off a perfect week Saturday afternoon with a 53-35 victory against the Gideon Bulldogs at Three Rivers College in Poplar Bluff. Bloomfield, which also beat Oran 60-47 Tuesday and Holcomb 49-41 Thursday, improved to 15-9 overall with its third straight win on Saturday...
PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly wins third-straight, Gideon takes conference crown (02/13/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Shanterra Waters scored a game-high 26 points but it wasn't enough to lift New Madrid County Central past Kelly on Thursday. Kelly (16-5) won 61-44 behind Kaylee Scherer's double-double of 11 points and 15 rebounds. Stephanie Worth added 11 points and Logan Ivie scored 10. The Hawks have won three-straight...
Gideon claims Tri-County Conference Tournament title (02/13/15)
COOTER, Mo. - The Gideon Bulldogs put together a string of upsets to claim the Tri-County Conference Tournament championship over a strong group of rivals. With the 4th place seed, they topped 5th place Risco in the first round. Then, they took down 1st place Cooter on their home court in the semifinals. The victory put them on a crash course to face their neighbors from Clarkton in the tournament final...
Gideon claims Tri-County Conference Tournament title (02/13/15)
COOTER, Mo. - The Gideon Bulldogs put together a string of upsets to claim the Tri-County Conference Tournament championship over a strong group of rivals. With the 4th place seed, they topped 5th place Risco in the first round. Then, they took down 1st place Cooter on their home court in the semifinals. The victory put them on a crash course to face their neighbors from Clarkton in the tournament final...
PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly wins third-straight, Gideon takes conference crown (02/13/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Shanterra Waters scored a game-high 26 points but it wasn't enough to lift New Madrid County Central past Kelly on Thursday. Kelly (16-5) won 61-44 behind Kaylee Scherer's double-double of 11 points and 15 rebounds. Stephanie Worth added 11 points and Logan Ivie scored 10. The Hawks have won three-straight...
PREP ROUNDUP: Richland takes down Delta, Tri-County tournament finals set (02/11/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ESSEX -- Richland defeated Delta 63-49 on Tuesday at Richland High School. Josh Thorton scored a game-high 30 points for the Rebels (6-12). Marcus Grayson and Preston Tilley contributed 12 and 11 points respectively. Jeremy Perry paced Delta (0-19) with 22 points and Destin Carroll pitched in 14 points...
PREP ROUNDUP: Richland takes down Delta, Tri-County tournament finals set (02/11/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ESSEX -- Richland defeated Delta 63-49 on Tuesday at Richland High School. Josh Thorton scored a game-high 30 points for the Rebels (6-12). Marcus Grayson and Preston Tilley contributed 12 and 11 points respectively. Jeremy Perry paced Delta (0-19) with 22 points and Destin Carroll pitched in 14 points...
Top seeds advance after first round of Tri-County Conference tournament (02/10/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com COOTER -- All of the top seeds advanced during the first night of the Tri-County Conference Tournament Monday at Cooter High School. Second-seed Clarkton (13-8) defeated No. 7 Southland 99-45. Quan Elliot led the Reindeer with 31 points while Emmanuel White added 24...
Top seeds advance after first round of Tri-County Conference tournament (02/10/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com COOTER -- All of the top seeds advanced during the first night of the Tri-County Conference Tournament Monday at Cooter High School. Second-seed Clarkton (13-8) defeated No. 7 Southland 99-45. Quan Elliot led the Reindeer with 31 points while Emmanuel White added 24...
January 30, 2015 Scoreboard (01/30/15)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Risco falls to Gideon, Sikeston freshman advance to semfinals (01/29/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com GIDEON -- The Risco Tigers lost on the road to Gideon Tuesday 61-47. Luke Simmons led the Tigers (0-17) with 18 points. Drew Fortner added 12. Allen Earnheart paced Gideon with 23 points. Kason Lawrence chipped in 17. Risco will take on Southland on Friday...
PREP ROUNDUP: Risco falls to Gideon, Sikeston freshman advance to semfinals (01/29/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com GIDEON -- The Risco Tigers lost on the road to Gideon Tuesday 61-47. Luke Simmons led the Tigers (0-17) with 18 points. Drew Fortner added 12. Allen Earnheart paced Gideon with 23 points. Kason Lawrence chipped in 17. Risco will take on Southland on Friday...
January 27, 2015 Scoreboard (01/27/15)
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Basketball state rankings, playoff host sites set (01/23/15)
The Missouri Basketball Coaches Association released its latest state rankings Jan. 21. Three boys basketball teams and two girls basketball teams from the semoball.com coverage area are state-ranked. The Scott County Central boys are ranked sixth in Class 2, the New Madrid County Central boys are ranked fourth in Class 3 and the Cape Central boys are ranked sixth in Class 4...
January 20, 2015 Scoreboard (01/20/15)
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January 16, 2015 Scoreboard (01/16/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Bernie, Bloomfield & Dexter collect first-round wins at BCT (all BCT box scores included) (12/27/14)
Three SCAA teams remain in contention for the ultimate prize at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament after Day 1 action. The Bernie Mules, Dexter Bearcats and Bloomfield Wildcats secured opening-round victories Friday at the 16-team tournament...
December 18, 2014 Scoreboard (12/18/14)
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December 15, 2014 Scoreboard (12/15/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
SCAA hoops results: Bernie, Bloomfield, Richland collect wins, Dexter girls fall to Marmaduke (12/13/14)
PARAGOULD, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team missed out on a chance to play for the McDonald's Shootout championship Friday night when it suffered a 60-48 semifinal loss to Marmaduke, Ark. Dexter trailed 17-10 in the first quarter and 25-23 at halftime before moving ahead 33-29 in the first four minutes of the second half...
SCAA hoops results: Bernie, Bloomfield, Richland collect wins, Dexter girls fall to Marmaduke (12/13/14)
PARAGOULD, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team missed out on a chance to play for the McDonald's Shootout championship Friday night when it suffered a 60-48 semifinal loss to Marmaduke, Ark. Dexter trailed 17-10 in the first quarter and 25-23 at halftime before moving ahead 33-29 in the first four minutes of the second half...
District baseball alignments announced, defending state champion Cooter moves to Class 2 (12/12/14)
The path to a district baseball championship got a bit tougher for a defending state champion and a pair of SCAA talents Friday. The Missouri High School Activities Association released district alignments for baseball for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons Friday...
Host sites set for basketball districts (11/13/14)
Host sites have been selected for Missouri high school district basketball tournaments for the 2014-15 season. Sikeston is slated to host Class 4, District 1, boys and girls tournaments which feature Cape Central, Dexter, Kennett, Notre Dame, Perryville and Sikeston...
At last: Clarkton tops Gideon to claim district title (10/21/14)
For the first time in 17 years, Clarkton volleyballl head coach Amy Cowart has a district title to her name.
At last: Clarkton tops Gideon to claim district title (10/21/14)
For the first time in 17 years, Clarkton volleyballl head coach Amy Cowart has a district title to her name.
Gideon, Clarkton advance to district tournament final (10/21/14)
The first and second seeded teams are set to face off in the district tournament final on Tuesday, after a long night of volleyball Monday night.
Gideon, Clarkton advance to district tournament final (10/21/14)
The first and second seeded teams are set to face off in the district tournament final on Tuesday, after a long night of volleyball Monday night.
District volleyball championships set (all Monday playoff scores included) (10/21/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The top-seeded Dexter Bearcats withstood a bit of a slow start and finished with a bang in a 25-18, 25-13 victory against the fifth-seeded Fredericktown Blackcats in a Class 3, District 1, semifinal Monday night. Top-seeded Dexter (27-3-1) advances to play second-seeded Perryville (24-8-1) for the district championship Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Bearcat Event Center...
September 29, 2014 Scoreboard (09/29/14)
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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 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...
September 15, 2014 Scoreboard (09/15/14)
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Dexter claims first Dig for Life Classic title (09/15/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity volleyball team took home the top prize at the 48-team Dig for Life Classic for the first time in school history Saturday evening at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau. Dexter outlasted Park Hills Central 25-15, 25-13 in the title game after beating Notre Dame 25-12, 25-22 in a semifinal, St. Vincent 25-10, 25-14 in a quarterfinal and Eminence 25-11, 25-5 in a Round of 16 contest...
Briefly: Dexter claims first Dig for Life Classic volleyball title (all SCAA scores included) (09/14/14)
Dexter beat Park Hills Central 25-15, 25-13 in the gold bracket championship, Portageville defeated Poplar Bluff 25-21, 15-25, 25-23 in the silver bracket championship and Malden beat Clarkton 25-21, 25-19 in the bronze bracket championship of the 48-team Dig for Life Classic volleyball tournament Saturday night at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau...
Dig for Life Scores (09/14/14)
COMPLETE POOL PLAY RESULTS POOL A/B Dexter def. Twin Rivers 25-11, 25-10 Central (Park Hills) def. Cooter 25-7, 25-3 Holcomb split South Iron 25-17, 22-25 Dexter def. Central (Park Hills) 25-20, 25-21 Holcomb def. Twin Rivers 25-19, 25-24 South Iron def. Cooter 25-9, 25-22...
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...
Newcomers look to excel on Richland volleyball team (08/22/14)
ESSEX, Mo. - The players of the Richland high school volleyball program will get their first taste of varsity action this season. The Rebels return no varsity starters off of last season's squad. "We are a young team," Richland longtime coach Lisa Taylor said. "I do have a senior, but she hasn't played the last couple of years...
2014 High School Volleyball Schedules (08/16/14)
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Volleyball class & district assignments released (08/15/14)
Class and district assignments were released Friday for the 2014 and 2015 seasons for high school volleyball. The only SCAA school changing moving up or down a class is Bloomfield. The Wildcats will moved from Class 1 to Class 2 this season. Bloomfield is slated to compete in Class 2, District 2, with Charleston, Puxico, Saxony Lutheran, Scott City, Twin Rivers and Woodland...
Fighting Squirrels open play at World Series Friday night (08/05/14)
The Charleston Fighting Squirrels begin its quest for its first World Series title in franchise history Friday in Ephrata, Washington. 10 teams from nine states are slated to compete at the eight-day tournament at Johnson-O'Brien Stadium in Ephrata...
Fighting Squirrels edge Oskaloosa 4-1 to advance to Sunday night's regional championship (07/27/14)
The Charleston Fighting Squirrels advanced to the Midwest Plains Regional championship with a 4-1 victory against Oskaloosa Sunday afternoon. Charleston jumped on top of Oskaloosa early with two runs on two hits and a walk in the bottom of the first inning. Matt Ulrich drove home Charleston's first run with a sacrifice fly. A two-out RBI single by Blake Wolferding plated Charleston's second run...
WORLD SERIES BOUND: Fighting Squirrels beat Eden Prairie 4-1 in regional championship (07/28/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels beat Eden Prairie, Minnesota 4-1 Sunday night to secure its second straight birth in the Senior Babe Ruth World Series. The Fighting Squirrels opened the Midwest Plains Regional final with three consecutive hits in the bottom of the first inning. ...
Fighting Squirrels beat Dickinson 9-0, advance to Sunday's regional semifinals (07/26/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels locked up the No. 1 seed in Pool B at the Midwest Plains Regional Saturday night with a 9-0 victory against host Dickinson, North Dakota . Charleston, which beat Holyoke, Colorado 11-1 Thursday and Eden Prairie Black, Minnesota 3-1 Friday, finishes 3-0 in Pool B...
Squirrels continue back-to-back regional title quest Saturday in North Dakota (07/26/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The success continued for the Charleston Fighting Squirrels Friday at the Senior Babe Ruth Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, North Dakota. Charleston, which blistered Holyoke, Colorado, 11-1 in six innings Thursday, improved to 2-0 in Pool B with a 3-1 victory against Eden Prairie Black, Minnesota, Friday afternoon...
Fighting Squirrels open Midwest Plains Regional with 11-1 win against Holyoke (includes all Thursday results) (07/24/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels experienced little difficulty securing a victory in its first game at the Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, N.D., Thursday afternoon. Charleston calculated at least one run in every inning it batted with the exception of the top of the fith as it cruised past Holyoke, Colo., 11-1 in six innings at Astoria Field at Southside Ballpark...
Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH (07/23/14)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey...
Charleston Fighting Squirrels open play at Midwest Plains Regional Thursday (07/22/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels baseball program begins its quest for a second straight World Series birth Thursday at the Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, N.D. The eight-team tournament is slated for July 23-27 at Astoria Field at Southside Ballpark. Pool play takes place Thursday, Friday and Saturday with bracket play scheduled for Sunday...
Relaxed Fighting Squirrels edge Boonville 3-1 for seventh state title in eight years (07/17/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - After enjoying his first shave in several months following a 9-3 loss to Boonville in Game 26 of the double-elimination Senior Babe Ruth state tournament Tuesday night Charleston Fighting Squirrels coach Michael Minner put serious thought into who should pitch Wednesday night's winner-take-all state championship...
Boonville eliminates Leopold, hands Charleston first loss to force winner-take-all championship Wednesday (07/16/14)
The stage is set for a winner-take-all championship at the Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state tournament Wednesday night at 5:30 p.m. at Hillhouse Park in Charleston. Boonville edged the SEMO Pirates of Leopold 4-1 in Game 25 of the state tournament and followed by handing Charleston a 9-3 loss in Game 26 Tuesday night...
Charleston offense avoids panic attack, rallies to beat Leopold 6-5 at SBR state tournament (07/14/14)
CHARLESTON , Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels avoided a panic attack at the plate after falling behind four runs against the SEMO Pirates of Leopold Sunday afternoon in the winner's bracket championship of the Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state tournament at Hillhouse Park...
Charleston, Piedmont & Leopold advance to championship semifinals of SBR state tournament (07/12/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels continued to experience offensive success without hitting the ball out of the ballpark Friday afternoon at the Senior Babe Ruth state tournament. The Fighting Squirrels had five hitters bunt in the first three innings...
Final boys Rib City Shootout of summer begins Friday at Dexter (07/09/14)
The schedule has been released for the final Rib City boys basketball tournament this summer. The event is slated for Friday and Saturday at Dexter. Games will be played at the Bearcat Event Center, Dexter Middle School Gymnasium, Dexter High School Gymnasium and Southwest Elementary Gymnasium...
Latest updated Rib City Shootout Schedule (July 11-12) (07/11/14)
The schedule has been released for the final Rib City boys basketball tournament this summer. The event is slated for Friday and Saturday at Dexter. Games will be played at the Bearcat Event Center, Dexter Middle School Gymnasium, Dexter High School Gymnasium and Southwest Elementary Gymnasium...
Schedule set for Senior Babe Ruth state tournament (07/02/14)
The schedule is set for the highly anticipated Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state baseball tournament. The 14-team double-elimination event will take place July 10-15 at Hillhouse Park in Charleston, Mo. Three of the 27 tournament games will also be played at Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau, Mo...
Dexter boys claim Rib City title (06/21/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity boys basketball program ended the Rib City Shootout on a high note Friday evening at the Bearcat Event Center. The Bearcats finished the two-day event with an overall record of 5-3, won its last four games and finished first in its seven-team bracket Friday evening...
Schedule altered for Bleacher Bum Invite (06/18/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The schedule has been released for the 2014 Bleacher Bum Invitational. The 16-team baseball tournament will take place June 19-22 at Hillhouse Park in Charleston and Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau. Eight first round games are scheduled for Thursday. ...
Boys basketball Rib City Shootout begins Thursday at Dexter (06/18/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The schedule has been released for the upcoming Rib City boys basketball shootout slated for June 19-20 at Dexter. 41 boys basketball teams will compete in the event. Games are scheduled to take place on three courts at the Bearcat Event Center, the Dexter High School Gymnasium, the Dexter Middle School Gymnasium and the Southwest Elementary Gymnasium...
Rib City Shootout Action (06/14/14)
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Charleston Fighting Squirrels cruise by Senath-Hornersville 11-0 at Classic (06/13/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels offense got back on track in a big way Friday afternoon less than 24 hours after suffering a rare loss. Charleston (13-3) scored five times in the first two innings before adding three runs in the fourth inning and three more in the seventh inning as it cruised past Senath-Hornersville Senior Babe Ruth 11-0 in a consolation quarterfinal of the four-day 16-team Fighting Squirrel Classic...
Defending champ Charleston drops Classic opener to Crawford County 6-5 in 10 innings (includes all Thursday scores) (06/13/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the action Thursday at Charleston is available at this link: View Photos Here CHARLESTON, Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels threw about everything but the kitchen sink at Crawford County, Mo., Thursday afternoon but came up short in its bid to defend its title at its own Fighting Squirrel Classic...
Rib City Shootout schedule (June 13-14) (06/12/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The schedule has been released for the upcoming Rib City girls basketball shooutout slated for June 13-14. 44 girls basketball teams will compete in the event. Games are scheduled to take place on three courts at the Bearcat Event Center, the Dexter High School Gymnasium, the Dexter Middle School Gymnasium and the Southwest Elementary Gymnasium...
Fighting Squirrel Baseball Classic begins Thursday at Charleston (06/11/14)
The schedule has been released for the 2014 Fighting Squirrel Classic. The 16-team baseball tournament will take place June 12-15 at Hillhouse Park in Charleston and Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau. Eight first round games are scheduled Thursday. ...
Berry named Tri-County Conference Player of the Year (05/16/14)
Fresh off of a Tri-County Conference Tournament championship, the Gideon Lady Bulldogs received some nice honors from the conference. Pitcher Breanna Berry was named the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year, while head coach Craig Earnheart was named the conference's Coach of the Year after leading the Lady Bulldogs past North Pemiscot in the tournament championship game...
Final regular season MBCA state baseball rankings (05/13/14)
Multiple baseball programs from the southeast Missouri region remain state ranked in the final regular season rankings released May 12 by the Missouri Baseball Coaches Association. Defending state champion Oran is ranked third in Class 1. Bernie, which has won 15 straight games, is ranked sixth in Class 2. Valle Catholic is ranked first in Class 2, Chaffee is ranked second, East Carter County is ranked fourth, Portageville is ranked eighth and Greenville is ranked ninth...
Lady Lions roll past Holcomb into final (05/02/14)
Mike Buhler Daily Dunklin Democrat It is hard to beat a softball team three times in one season. The Holcomb Lady Hornets were reminded of that Wednesday afternoon, as the Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions avenged a pair of losses to Holcomb with a 15-5 victory in the semifinals of the Class 1, District 2 Tournament at Indian Park...
Lady Lions roll past Holcomb into final (05/02/14)
Mike Buhler Daily Dunklin Democrat It is hard to beat a softball team three times in one season. The Holcomb Lady Hornets were reminded of that Wednesday afternoon, as the Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions avenged a pair of losses to Holcomb with a 15-5 victory in the semifinals of the Class 1, District 2 Tournament at Indian Park...
Lead slips away from NMCC during district semifinal (05/01/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- After years of longing for a spring playoff system, New Madrid County Central's first trip to the postseason ended as soon as it began. Taking on fourth-seeded Gideon in the Class 1, District 3 tournament semifinals on Wednesday, the top-seeded Lady Eagles watched a one-time, five-run lead slip away as the Lady Bulldogs pulled off the upset, 9-8...
May 1, 2014 Scoreboard (05/01/14)
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Lead slips away from NMCC during district semifinal (05/01/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- After years of longing for a spring playoff system, New Madrid County Central's first trip to the postseason ended as soon as it began. Taking on fourth-seeded Gideon in the Class 1, District 3 tournament semifinals on Wednesday, the top-seeded Lady Eagles watched a one-time, five-run lead slip away as the Lady Bulldogs pulled off the upset, 9-8...
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...
Gideon downs North Pemiscot for Tri-County softball title (04/29/14)
GIDEON, Mo. -- There is little doubt that the most important position in high school softball is that of the pitcher. Just ask the Gideon Lady Bulldogs, who got a pair of outstanding pitching performances from Breanna Berry to win the Tri-County Tournament on Saturday...
Gideon downs North Pemiscot for Tri-County softball title (04/29/14)
GIDEON, Mo. -- There is little doubt that the most important position in high school softball is that of the pitcher. Just ask the Gideon Lady Bulldogs, who got a pair of outstanding pitching performances from Breanna Berry to win the Tri-County Tournament on Saturday...
Lady Rebels head to Tri-County semifinals after routing Clarkton (04/26/14)
GIDEON, Mo. -- The Southland Lady Rebels lived up to their second seed at the Tri-County Conference softball tournament, scoring seven runs each in the first two innings to roll to a 16-0, three-inning win over the seventh-seeded Clarkton Lady Reindeer here Friday evening...
PREP ROUNDUP: Pavy's big day lifts Risco past Gideon, Chaffee downs Charleston (04/24/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com GIDEON -- Jordon Pavy got the win on the mound and led Risco at the plate during the Tigers' 11-7 Tri-County Conference win over Gideon. After entering in the third inning Pavy pitched four scoreless innings where he struck out four. He also went 3 for 4 at the dish hitting two doubles and a triple while scoring four runs...
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...
Local teams to feel effects of district realignment (04/09/14)
The winds of change are blowing for some local teams as the Missouri High School Activities Association recently announced class and district alignments for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons. Class assignments are based on school enrollments. For basketball, the state's 128 smallest schools are in Class 1. Classes 2 and 3 also consist of 128 schools each, while the next 96 schools make up Class 4. The remainder -- the state's largest schools -- are in Class 5...
New assignments released for high school basketball districts for 2015 & 2016 (04/08/14)
Multiple SCAA schools will have a different path to a district basketball title or the state final four next season. The Missouri High School Activities Association announced class and district alignments Saturday for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons...
Local athletes win awards at BA Sports Extravaganza (04/07/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the event is available at this link: View Photos Here The 2014 BA Sports All-Star Extravaganza took place Saturday at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter. Over 65 area schools competed in volleyball and basketball all-star games and skills competitions...
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...
Portageville spoils opener for Lady Tribe (03/25/14)
Opening Day did not quite go according to plan for the Kennett Lady Indians on the softball diamond. The Lady Tribe committed five errors, leading to five unearned runs in a 6-0 loss to the Portageville Lady Bulldogs Monday at Indian Park in a non-conference game for both teams...
Portageville spoils opener for Lady Tribe (03/25/14)
Opening Day did not quite go according to plan for the Kennett Lady Indians on the softball diamond. The Lady Tribe committed five errors, leading to five unearned runs in a 6-0 loss to the Portageville Lady Bulldogs Monday at Indian Park in a non-conference game for both teams...
Tri-County recognizes its top players (03/18/14)
Several Tri-County players also named Class 1 all-district
Risco senior Jordon Pavy was named the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year and was also the highest vote getter for the Class 1, District 1 all-district team. Those two selections add to Pavy's already stellar senior campaign. Before the season was over, he would finish his career as Risco's second-leading scorer of all-time. Pavy averaged 25.8 points, 7.8 rebounds, 4.8 assists and three steals a game for the 17-9 Tigers...
16 SCAA athletes selected to participate in B.A. Sports All-Star Extravaganza in Dexter April 5 (03/15/14)
16 athletes from the SCAA Conference have been selected to participate in the B.A. Sports All-Star Extravaganza Apr. 5. The Bearcat Event Center will host the event. Eight SCAA volleyball players have been selected to participate in the event. The players are: Advance's Allie Below, Advance's Grayson Miles, Bernie's Tori Lowrey, Dexter's Ashley Brown, Puxico's Emily Merick, Woodland's Rachel Poole, Bernie's Jordan Ellenburg and Woodland's Josie Long...
Tri-County Conference and Class 1, District 1 teams released (03/13/14)
Risco senior Jordon Pavy was named the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year and was also the highest vote getter for the Class 1, District 1 all-district team. Those two selections add to Pavy's already stellar senior campaign. Before the season was over, he would finish his career as Risco's second-leading scorer of all-time. Pavy averaged 25.8 points, 7.8 rebounds, 4.8 assists and three steals a game for the 17-9 Tigers...
Clarkton powers past North Pem (02/25/14)
RISCO, Mo. -- There are only three words that matter at this time of the year on the hardwood: survive and advance. The Clarkton Reindeer epitomized that Monday, shaking off a slow start to take a 68-36 victory over the eighth-seeded North Pemiscot Mustangs at Roy Hon Gymnasium in the first round of the Class 1 District 1 Tournament...
Clarkton powers past North Pem (02/25/14)
RISCO, Mo. -- There are only three words that matter at this time of the year on the hardwood: survive and advance. The Clarkton Reindeer epitomized that Monday, shaking off a slow start to take a 68-36 victory over the eighth-seeded North Pemiscot Mustangs at Roy Hon Gymnasium in the first round of the Class 1 District 1 Tournament...
Postseason arrives for area's smaller schools (02/22/14)
Dustin Ferguson did not take too long to celebrate after his Clarkton Reindeer wrapped up the Tri-County Conference regular season title Wednesday night. Before the night was even over, Ferguson was watching film of the last meeting between his team and Risco, both of whom are the top seeds in the Class 1, District 1 Tournament that kicks off Monday at Risco...
Caruthersville rides fast start past Tribe (02/19/14)
CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. -- As the Kennett Indians adjust to life without Kevonte Mitchell on the basketball court, a few growing pains are almost inevitable. The Tribe experienced some of those growing pains here Tuesday night, falling behind early in the game against the Caruthersville Tigers and not being able to catch up in a 93-66 loss...
Caruthersville rides fast start past Tribe (02/19/14)
CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. -- As the Kennett Indians adjust to life without Kevonte Mitchell on the basketball court, a few growing pains are almost inevitable. The Tribe experienced some of those growing pains here Tuesday night, falling behind early in the game against the Caruthersville Tigers and not being able to catch up in a 93-66 loss...
February 15, 2014 Scoreboard (02/15/14)
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Clarkton, Risco make Tri-County finals (02/14/14)
GIDEON, Mo. -- The Delta C7 Chargers came so close to completing an amazing comeback. The Chargers nearly rallied from a 13-point halftime deficit, but came up short at the end in a 69-64 loss to the Risco Tigers in the semifinals of the Tri-County Conference Tournament here Thursday night...
Clarkton, Risco make Tri-County finals (02/14/14)
GIDEON, Mo. -- The Delta C7 Chargers came so close to completing an amazing comeback. The Chargers nearly rallied from a 13-point halftime deficit, but came up short at the end in a 69-64 loss to the Risco Tigers in the semifinals of the Tri-County Conference Tournament here Thursday night...
Seedings released for district basketball tournaments (02/12/14)
The seedings have been released for multiple district basketball tournaments Stoddard County schools are slated to compete in the final week of February. The Bernie Mules boys have received the No. 1 seed in Class 2, District 1, at Bloomfield. Bloomfield is seeded No. 7...
Chargers get past Cooter to make semis (02/11/14)
GIDEON, Mo. -- Wes Richardson was worried his Delta C7 Chargers might be a little rusty after a 10-day layoff. He needn't have worried. The Chargers shook off any rust from that layoff with a strong performance in the first round of the Tri-County Conference Tournament, pulling away late for a 76-59 win over Cooter here Monday night...
Chargers get past Cooter to make semis (02/11/14)
GIDEON, Mo. -- Wes Richardson was worried his Delta C7 Chargers might be a little rusty after a 10-day layoff. He needn't have worried. The Chargers shook off any rust from that layoff with a strong performance in the first round of the Tri-County Conference Tournament, pulling away late for a 76-59 win over Cooter here Monday night...
Icy weather creates challenges for schools (02/05/14)
It is an understatement to say that winter weather can play havoc with scheduling in high school sports. That point once again has been driven home this week, as two rounds of wintry precipitation have postponed or outright canceled sporting events throughout the Bootheel...
February 1, 2014 Scoreboard (02/01/14)
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PREP ROUNDUP: NMCC outlasts South Pemiscot, Porter scores 30 in SCC win (01/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles rode a hot first half to a 60-55 win over South Pemiscot on Tuesday. NMCC outpaced South Pemiscot 19-15 in the first quarter before going ahead 32-22 at halftime. South Pemiscot rallied in the third quarter, 18-13, but couldn't complete the comeback...
January 28, 2014 Scoreboard (01/28/14)
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Fast start propels Clarkton past rival Gideon (01/18/14)
CLARKTON, Mo. -- The Clarkton Reindeer won their first two games this week by dominating in the fourth quarter to turn close games into victories. The Reindeer didn't wait until the fourth quarter on Friday night, opening up a 14-lead in the first quarter and never looking back in an 86-61 win over the Gideon Bulldogs in a Tri-County Conference contest...
January 17, 2014 Scoreboard (01/17/14)
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PREP ROUNDUP: SCC takes down East Prairie 71-50 (01/15/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- Despite 28 points from senior Damion Tipler, the East Prairie Eagles couldn't hang with Scott County Central on Tuesday, falling 71-50. Juwan Owens had a team-high 19 points for the Braves, shooting 8 of 16 from the field while hauling down five rebounds...
Comeback falls short for Lions against Malden (01/15/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- The Senath-Hornersville Lions scored 47 second-half points and nearly came back from a 10-point halftime deficit, but ultimately came up short against the Malden Green Wave 73-67 here Tuesday in a Bootheel Conference contest. The Lions (6-6) trailed 30-20 at the half, but came alive in the third quarter to trail just 42-40 entering the final period before falling short in the end...
Comeback falls short for Lions against Malden (01/15/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- The Senath-Hornersville Lions scored 47 second-half points and nearly came back from a 10-point halftime deficit, but ultimately came up short against the Malden Green Wave 73-67 here Tuesday in a Bootheel Conference contest. The Lions (6-6) trailed 30-20 at the half, but came alive in the third quarter to trail just 42-40 entering the final period before falling short in the end...
PREP ROUNDUP: SCC takes down East Prairie 71-50 (01/15/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- Despite 28 points from senior Damion Tipler, the East Prairie Eagles couldn't hang with Scott County Central on Tuesday, falling 71-50. Juwan Owens had a team-high 19 points for the Braves, shooting 8 of 16 from the field while hauling down five rebounds...
Richland boys suffer 57-24 loss vs. Gideon (01/15/14)
ESSEX, Mo. - The Richland Rebels varsity boys basketball team was unable to overcome an electric start by the Gideon Bulldogs Tuesday night. Gideon outscored Richland 39-7 in the first half as it secured a 57-24 road victory. Josh Thornton paced Richland with 11 points...
Richland boys suffer 57-24 loss vs. Gideon (01/15/14)
ESSEX, Mo. - The Richland Rebels varsity boys basketball team was unable to overcome an electric start by the Gideon Bulldogs Tuesday night. Gideon outscored Richland 39-7 in the first half as it secured a 57-24 road victory. Josh Thornton paced Richland with 11 points...