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Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH (07/23/14)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey...
Charleston Fighting Squirrels open play at Midwest Plains Regional Thursday (07/22/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels baseball program begins its quest for a second straight World Series birth Thursday at the Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, N.D. The eight-team tournament is slated for July 23-27 at Astoria Field at Southside Ballpark. Pool play takes place Thursday, Friday and Saturday with bracket play scheduled for Sunday...
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)
Note: A schedule for June 14 remains available at this link: View Schedule Here
Charleston Fighting Squirrels cruise by Senath-Hornersville 11-0 at Classic (06/13/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels offense got back on track in a big way Friday afternoon less than 24 hours after suffering a rare loss. Charleston (13-3) scored five times in the first two innings before adding three runs in the fourth inning and three more in the seventh inning as it cruised past Senath-Hornersville Senior Babe Ruth 11-0 in a consolation quarterfinal of the four-day 16-team Fighting Squirrel Classic...
Defending champ Charleston drops Classic opener to Crawford County 6-5 in 10 innings (includes all Thursday scores) (06/13/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the action Thursday at Charleston is available at this link: View Photos Here CHARLESTON, Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels threw about everything but the kitchen sink at Crawford County, Mo., Thursday afternoon but came up short in its bid to defend its title at its own Fighting Squirrel Classic...
Rib City Shootout schedule (June 13-14) (06/12/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The schedule has been released for the upcoming Rib City girls basketball shooutout slated for June 13-14. 44 girls basketball teams will compete in the event. Games are scheduled to take place on three courts at the Bearcat Event Center, the Dexter High School Gymnasium, the Dexter Middle School Gymnasium and the Southwest Elementary Gymnasium...
Fighting Squirrel Baseball Classic begins Thursday at Charleston (06/11/14)
The schedule has been released for the 2014 Fighting Squirrel Classic. The 16-team baseball tournament will take place June 12-15 at Hillhouse Park in Charleston and Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau. Eight first round games are scheduled Thursday. ...
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)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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...
Poplar Bluff to host inaugural spring softball final four in 2014 (12/25/13)
Kennett softball coach Kevin McCaig has a new motivational tool that will be available to 81 high school softball coaches in Missouri entering the 2014 spring season. The playoffs High school spring softball programs that do not participate in the fall softball state playoffs will no longer have to settle for end-of-the season conference tournaments being the highlight of their spring season...
Jackson cruises to Conference title over Notre Dame 62-42 (12/14/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Jackson Indians coasted to a SEMO Conference championship Friday defeating Notre Dame 62-42 at the Sikeston Field House. Josh Friess led the second-seeded Indian offense with 11 points. Karson King, Josh Daume and Blake Reynolds each scored nine...
Jackson cruises to Conference title over Notre Dame 62-42 (12/14/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Jackson Indians coasted to a SEMO Conference championship Friday defeating Notre Dame 62-42 at the Sikeston Field House. Josh Friess led the second-seeded Indian offense with 11 points. Karson King, Josh Daume and Blake Reynolds each scored nine...
SCAA H.S. hoops roundup: Bernie, Advance boys win big (12/14/13)
ADVANCE, Mo. - The Advance Hornets varsity boys basketball team tallied 34 first-quarter points on its way to a 93-76 SCAA Conference win against the Puxico Indians Friday night. Advance recorded at least 27 points in each of the first three quarters before being held to five points in the fourth quarter. The Hornets led by at least 10 the rest of the way after taking a 23-13 lead late in the first quarter...
SCAA H.S. hoops roundup: Bernie, Advance boys win big (12/14/13)
ADVANCE, Mo. - The Advance Hornets varsity boys basketball team tallied 34 first-quarter points on its way to a 93-76 SCAA Conference win against the Puxico Indians Friday night. Advance recorded at least 27 points in each of the first three quarters before being held to five points in the fourth quarter. The Hornets led by at least 10 the rest of the way after taking a 23-13 lead late in the first quarter...
December 2, 2013 Scoreboard (12/02/13)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Senath-Hornersville knocks off Gideon in season opener (11/27/13)
The Senath-Hornersville Lions traveled to Gideon on Tuesday, to take on the Bulldogs in their season opener. The Lions got off to an aggressive start on defense and that translated well for them on offense, as they led the Bulldogs 26-18 after the first quarter. Lions guard Kyle Moore played a large role in that, as he scored 12 first quarter points...
Richland set to begin play in Gideon volleyball tournament Thursday (09/25/13)
The schedule has been released for the Gideon varsity volleyball tournament. The 16-team tournament will take place Sept. 26-28 at Gideon High School. Pool play for the tournament will take place Thursday and Friday. Pool play will consist of two rally scoring games to 25 with a cap of 27...
Dexter volleyball team places 2nd at 48-team Dig for Life Classic (09/17/13)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity volleyball team came up just short in its bid for its first Dig for Life Classic championship in school history Saturday night. Dexter placed second at the 48-team tournament in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Notre Dame defeated Dexter 26-28, 25-20, 25-18, in the gold bracket championship to claim the title for a second straight season...
Briefly: Dexter volleyball team places 2nd at 48-team Dig for Life Classic (09/15/13)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter varsity volleyball team placed second at the 48- team Dig for Life Classic in Cape Girardeau, Mo., Saturday night. Notre Dame defeated Dexter 26-28, 25-20, 25-18, in the gold bracket championship to claim the title for a second straight season...
Dig for Life bracket play results (09/15/13)
SATURDAY Gold bracket First round St. Vincent def. Advance 25-17, 26-24 Jefferson def. Bernie 25-19, 25-23 Clearwater def. New Haven 25-16, 17-25, 25-22. Notre Dame def. Eminence 25-16, 25-17. Dexter def. Jackson 25-18, 25-18. Saxony Lutheran def. Lesterville 25-19, 25-23...
Sept. 12, 2013 Scoreboard (09/12/13)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
2013 Gideon Volleyball Schedule (08/28/13)
Seniors look to lead Richland volleyball program (08/27/13)
Richland volleyball coach Lisa Taylor thought the 2012 season would be her last season as head coach. The six seniors on the 2013 Richland varsity squad changed her mind. "I've been with these kids since junior high," Taylor said. "They are a great group of girls. ...
Local teams to compete in Rib City Shootout this weekend (07/11/13)
The schedule is set for this weekend's boys basketball Rib City Shootout in Stoddard County. 103 basketball games are scheduled to take place on seven courts Friday. 69 basketball games will take place on six courts Saturday. Games will be played at the Dexter Bearcat Event Center, Dexter Middle School Gymnasium, Dexter High School Gymnasium, Dexter Southwest Elementary Gymnasium and Bloomfield High School Gymnasium...
All-state baseball team released (06/12/13)
The Missouri Baseball Coaches Association recently released its 2013 all-state baseball team. Seven players from Dunklin or Pemiscot County received recognition on the team. Cooter senior Brandon Bridges was selected first-team all-state as a pitcher in Class 1. Cooter sophomore Riley Hickerson was selected honorable mention all-state as a DH/utility player...
Tri-County Conference baseball awards released (06/05/13)
The Tri-County Conference baseball awards were recently released. Risco's Caleb McCord was selected as the Tri-County Conference baseball Player of the Year. McCord batted .433 with 27 runs scored, 20 RBIs, five home runs and 22 stolen bases in 73 plate appearances. He finished 4-3 on the mound with one save and a 2.58 ERA in 35.1 innings pitched. McCord struck out 65 and walked 18...
Tri-County Conference softball awards released (05/24/13)
The 2013 Tri-County Conference all-conference softball awards were recently released. Southland senior Jordan Zolman, who has signed to play softball at the University of Missouri next season, was selected as the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year...
Sikeston netters fall to Dexter, Oran hangs on against Kelly (05/01/13)
DEXTER -- In a varsity only matchup Tuesday the Sikeston Bulldogs tennis team fell 8-1 to the hosting Dexter Bearcats. Sikeston's lone win came from Christian Rehder, who defeated Kyle Willis in a singles match, 6-2, 6-6 (9). The Bulldogs travel to Poplar Bluff tomorrow where they'll play the Mules at 4 p.m...
Softball: Southland rocks Gideon, Blytheville shuts out Kennett (04/16/13)
Southland 11, Gideon 0 GIDEON, Mo. - The Southland Rebels softball team hammered Gideon 11-0 Monday afternoon. Jordan Zolman earned a complete-game win on the mound for the Rebels. She struck out 22 batters, including four in the second and seventh innings...
Softball: Southland rocks Gideon, Blytheville shuts out Kennett (04/16/13)
Southland 11, Gideon 0 GIDEON, Mo. - The Southland Rebels softball team hammered Gideon 11-0 Monday afternoon. Jordan Zolman earned a complete-game win on the mound for the Rebels. She struck out 22 batters, including four in the second and seventh innings...
Pitching leads way as Sikeston mows down Winfield on road (04/13/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com MAYFIELD, Ken. -- Pitching once again led the way for the Sikeston Bulldogs. Drew Harper struck out 13 batters and Jarett Sandlin pitched a flawless seventh inning save as the Bulldogs defeated Winfield 3-1 at Mid-Continent University in Mayfield, Ken., as part of the Graves County Wood Bat Tournament...
Pitching leads way as Sikeston mows down Winfield on roadPitching leads way as Sikeston mows down Winfield on road (04/13/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com MAYFIELD, Ken. -- Pitching once again led the way for the Sikeston Bulldogs. Drew Harper struck out 13 batters and Jarett Sandlin pitched a flawless seventh inning save as the Bulldogs defeated Winfield 3-1 at Mid-Continent University in Mayfield, Ken., as part of the Graves County Wood Bat Tournament...
Gideon 8th grade volleyball team wins Tri-County Conference Tournament (04/01/13)
Senath-Hornersville baseball team wins home opener against Gideon 7-4 (03/19/13)
SENATH, Mo. - The Senath-Hornersville Lions baseball program collected its first home win of the season Monday afternoon after a busy weekend on the road. Senath-Hornersville improved to 2-3 on the young season Monday with a 7-4 win against the Gideon Bulldogs. It was the Lions' fifth game since Friday...
Senath-Hornersville baseball team wins home opener against Gideon 7-4 (03/19/13)
SENATH, Mo. - The Senath-Hornersville Lions baseball program collected its first home win of the season Monday afternoon after a busy weekend on the road. Senath-Hornersville improved to 2-3 on the young season Monday with a 7-4 win against the Gideon Bulldogs. It was the Lions' fifth game since Friday...
Preview: Holcomb Hornets baseball program (03/16/13)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - The Holcomb Hornets baseball program hopes to extend its recent success this spring. Holcomb finished 23-5 in the 2012 spring season and went 10-4 in the 2012 fall season. "We've got a lot of kids returning," Holcomb coach Matt Casper said. "We've got a solid team and a solid lineup. We had a decent fall and I look forward to having a pretty good season again this year and expect the best."...
2013 Gideon Spring Softball Schedule (03/14/13)
2013 Gideon Spring Baseball Schedule (03/14/13)
Preview: Senath-Hornersville baseball program ready to start season, more ready for playoffs (03/13/13)
SENATH, Mo. - The Senath-Hornersville Lions baseball program has plenty to be excited about entering the 2013 spring season. An upgraded home facility, strengthened schedule, strong fall performance against district opponents and roster filled with young talent are among the reasons the Senath-Hornersville baseball program could emerge as a serious contender to advance to the Class 2 playoffs in the near future...
Dunklin County middle school volleyball results (03/12/13)
Kennett vs. Senath-Hornersville The Senath-Hornersville seventh grade volleyball team defeated Kennett 25-20, 25-18, Monday night. Senath-Hornersville won the eighth grade game against Kennett 25-7, 21-25, 13-25. Kennett returns to action Tuesday when it plays at Cooter at 4 p.m...
Tri-County Conference basketball awards released (03/06/13)
The Tri-County Conference boys basketball all-conference awards were recently released. Holcomb senior center Jamie Massey was selected as the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year.
Tri-County Conference basketball awards released (03/06/13)
The Tri-County Conference boys basketball all-conference awards were recently released. Holcomb senior center Jamie Massey was selected as the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year. Massey accumulated more than 2,000 points and 1,000 rebounds in the four years he played on the varsity squad. He averaged 22.3 points, 9.9 rebounds and 3.5 blocks per game his senior season...
February 15, 2013 Scoreboard (02/15/13)
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February 4, 2013 Scoreboard (02/04/13)
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Oran handles Oak Ridge, Tigers hold off Gideon (01/23/13)
ORAN -- The Oran Eagles wasted no time getting and staying ahead of visiting Oak Ridge Tuesday night. Oran (17-2) scored 23 points to Oak Ridge's nine in the first quarter as they cruised to a 73-43 victory at Oran High School. Alex Heuring and Jacob Priggel led the Eagles with 15 points apiece. Priggel shot 7 of 10 from the field. Kody Moore, who shot 5 of 7 from the floor, scored 13 points...
January 22, 2013 Scoreboard (01/22/13)
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January 21, 2013 Scoreboard (01/21/13)
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19-and-older Charleston Riverdogs baseball team set to return to southeast Missouri this summer (01/19/13)
College-level baseball players will have the opportunity to play closer to home this summer. The Charleston Riverdogs 19-and-older collegiate-level baseball team is organizing and will be holding tryouts in April. The time, date and location of the tryouts has not been determined at this time...
Host sites of basketball state playoff games released (01/15/13)
The host sites of district tournaments and state playoff games have been released for the 2013 Missouri high school state basketball playoffs. Class 1, 2 and 3 boys and girls district tournaments will take place the week of Feb.16-22. Class 1, District 1, will feature Clarkton, Delta C-7, Gideon, Koshkonong, Naylor, North Pemiscot, Risco and Southland. Gideon will host Class 1, District 1...
Holcomb basketball team winning Bloomfield Christmas Tournament voted top sports story of 2012 in Bootheel by less than 100 votes (01/10/13)
When the clock struck 11:59 p.m. Wednesday night the 2012 top sports story in the Bootheel was officially finalized. The Holcomb Hornets varsity boys basketball team winning the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament for the first time in school history was voted the top sports story of 2012 by the readers who participated in the online poll...
2012 Top 15 sports stories in the Bootheel (01/03/13)
The accomplishments by Bootheel athletes were unprecedented and at times unheard of at their respective schools before 2012. Other accomplishments represented the continued success of perennial powerhouses in the Bootheel. One Dunklin County athlete was drafted by the Atlanta Braves. Another signed to play softball at the University of Missouri. A football player from Malden won the Carr Trophy for the first time in school history...
2012 Top 15 sports stories in the Bootheel (01/03/13)
The accomplishments by Bootheel athletes were unprecedented and at times unheard of at their respective schools before 2012. Other accomplishments represented the continued success of perennial powerhouses in the Bootheel. One Dunklin County athlete was drafted by the Atlanta Braves. Another signed to play softball at the University of Missouri. A football player from Malden won the Carr Trophy for the first time in school history...
Kennett, Malden, and Holcomb among baseball teams changing districts (12/13/12)
Multiple baseball districts in the Missouri Bootheel will have new teams when district baseball tournaments begin this spring. For the past decade Missouri baseball teams have competed in one of four classes in the state baseball playoffs. The class each team competes in is determined by the high school enrollments of every baseball team in Missouri...
Bernie beats Gideon 54-26 in title game of Bernie Invitational JV Tournament (12/09/12)
BERNIE, Mo. - The top-seeded Bernie Mules defeated the sixth-seeded Gideon Bulldogs 54-26 in the championship of the 8-team Bernie Invitational junior varsity basketball tournament Saturday afternoon. The Mules outscored the Bulldogs in every quarter and tallied 18 unanswered points in the second half...
Bernie beats Gideon 54-26 in title game of Bernie Invitational JV Tournament (12/09/12)
BERNIE, Mo. - The top-seeded Bernie Mules defeated the sixth-seeded Gideon Bulldogs 54-26 in the championship of the 8-team Bernie Invitational junior varsity basketball tournament Saturday afternoon. The Mules outscored the Bulldogs in every quarter and tallied 18 unanswered points in the second half...
December 7, 2012 Scoreboard (12/07/12)
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Tuesday's Boys Bulldog Classic Results: South Pemiscot, Gosnell, Ark., advance to title game (11/28/12)
No. 4 South Pemiscot 111, No. 1 Caruthersville 107 STEELE, Mo. - The fourth-seeded South Pemiscot Bulldogs knocked off the three-time defending champion Caruthersville Tigers 111-107 in triple overtime in a championship semifinal at the Bulldog Classic Tuesday night...
H.S. hoops roundup: semfinal matches set at Bulldog Classic and Campbell Invitational varsity tournaments (11/27/12)
BULLDOG CLASSIC BOYS QUARTERFINALS The top four seeds advanced to the semifinals of the 8-team Bulldog Classic varsity boys basketball tournament Monday night. Top-seeded Caruthersville beat No. 8 seeded North Pemiscot 103-76, No. 4 seeded South Pemiscot defeated No. 5 seeded Clarkton 69-39, No. 2 seeded Hayti cruised past No. 7 seeded Senath-Hornersville 73-45 and No. 3 seeded Gosnell, Ark., outscored sixth-seeded Gideon by 23 points in the second half on its way to an 80-51 victory...
H.S. hoops roundup: semfinal matches set at Bulldog Classic and Campbell Invitational varsity tournaments (11/27/12)
BULLDOG CLASSIC BOYS QUARTERFINALS The top four seeds advanced to the semifinals of the 8-team Bulldog Classic varsity boys basketball tournament Monday night. Top-seeded Caruthersville beat No. 8 seeded North Pemiscot 103-76, No. 4 seeded South Pemiscot defeated No. 5 seeded Clarkton 69-39, No. 2 seeded Hayti cruised past No. 7 seeded Senath-Hornersville 73-45 and No. 3 seeded Gosnell, Ark., outscored sixth-seeded Gideon by 23 points in the second half on its way to an 80-51 victory...
2012 Basketball Preview: Clarkton Reindeer Boys (11/24/12)
Veteran coach Delane Beckwith has devised a formula for success for his team during the first year of his second stint as the head coach of the Clarkton varsity boys basketball program. "I've been doing this for 20 years," Beckwith said. "I believe the most important thing is to get kids to work hard, act right, be disciplined and play team basketball. Good things will happen at the end of the year if you do that. Hard work produces good results."...
Autry drains free throw with one-tenth of a second remaining to push Senath-Hornersville past Gideon (11/21/12)
SENATH, Mo. - A man's rebound. Those are the words Senath-Hornersville Lions varsity boys basketball coach David Heeb used to describe the defensive rebound freshman Austin Autry secured in the closing seconds of a tie game Tuesday night against the Gideon Bulldogs...
Autry drains free throw with one-tenth of a second remaining to push Senath-Hornersville past Gideon (11/21/12)
SENATH, Mo. - A man's rebound. Those are the words Senath-Hornersville Lions varsity boys basketball coach David Heeb used to describe the defensive rebound freshman Austin Autry secured in the closing seconds of a tie game Tuesday night against the Gideon Bulldogs...
2012-2013 Gideon Boys Basketball Schedule (11/14/12)
Tri-County Conference volleyball awards released (11/10/12)
The Tri-County Conference volleyball awards were recently released. The Gideon volleyball program took home the top awards in the conference. Gideon's Niki Lowry was selected Tri-County Conference Player of the Year. Lowry averaged 10.3 kills per game...
Tri-County Conference volleyball awards released (11/10/12)
The Tri-County Conference volleyball awards were recently released. The Gideon volleyball program took home the top awards in the conference. Gideon's Niki Lowry was selected Tri-County Conference Player of the Year. Lowry averaged 10.3 kills per game...
Local district basketball brackets will have a new look (11/09/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Local districts have a few shakeups for the upcoming 2012-2013 basketball season. The biggest and most notable difference is the Kennett Indians and Cape Central Tigers entering Class 4, District 1 after participating in Class 3 and Class 5 for quite some time...
Gideon volleyball team drops Class 1 state sectional to state-ranked Bernie (10/29/12)
LESTERVILLE, Mo. - The Gideon volleyball team suffered a season-ending 25-15, 25-12, loss to the Bernie Mules Saturday afternoon in a Class 1 state sectional match in Lesterville, Mo. "Basically I think the bus ride got to us," Gideon coach Kristen Ashabranner said of the loss. "It was a long ride...
Gideon volleyball teams drops Class 1 state sectional to state-ranked Bernie (10/29/12)
LESTERVILLE, Mo. - The Gideon volleyball team suffered a season-ending 25-15, 25-12, loss to the Bernie Mules Saturday afternoon in a Class 1 state sectional match in Lesterville, Mo. "Basically I think the bus ride got to us," Gideon coach Kristen Ashabranner said of the loss. "It was a long ride...
DANGER: Doctors say cheerleading needs safety rules (10/25/12)
CHICAGO -- Cheerleading isn't just jumping and waving pompoms -- it has become as athletic and potentially as dangerous as a sport and should be designated one to improve safety, the nation's leading group of pediatricians says. The number of cheerleaders injured each year has climbed dramatically in the last two decades. Common stunts that pose risks include tossing and flipping cheerleaders in the air and creating human pyramids that reach 15 feet high or more...
Kennett falls to Notre Dame in Class 3 volleyball semifinal, Gideon wins Class 1, District 1 (10/25/12)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Kennett Indians volleyball team suffered a season-ending 25-21, 25-8, loss to state-ranked Notre Dame in a Class 3, District 1, semifinal contest at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter, Mo., Tuesday. Kennett's chances of pulling off an upset against Notre Dame, which is currently ranked No. ...
Kennett falls to Notre Dame in Class 3 volleyball semifinal, Gideon wins Class 1, District 1 (10/24/12)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Kennett Indians volleyball team suffered a season-ending 25-21, 25-8, loss to state-ranked Notre Dame in a Class 3, District 1, semifinal contest at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter, Mo., Tuesday. Kennett's chances of pulling off an upset against Notre Dame, which is currently ranked No. ...
October 23, 2012 Scoreboard (10/23/12)
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Gideon volleyball teams win Tri-County Conference tournaments (10/16/12)
Pictured is the Gideon varsity and junior varsity volleyball teams with their first-place plaques. Gideon defeated Cooter 25-22, 29-27, in the championship of the Tri-County Conference varsity volleyball tournament and Holcomb 15-25, 26-24, 25-19, in the championship of the Tri-County Conference junior varsity volleyball tournament...
South Pemiscot claims third straight Bootheel Conference volleyball title with straight set win against Malden (10/13/12)
MALDEN, Mo. -- South Pemiscot Bulldogs first-year volleyball coach Cassy Woolverton knew expectations were high for her 2012 varsity squad before the season got underway. "I knew they did well last season," Woolverton said. "I knew we had most of the same girls coming back. I thought they were going to have a great season."...
Oct. 1, 2012 Scoreboard (10/01/12)
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Dig for Life Challenge volleyball tourney results: Southland places second in bronze bracket (09/10/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Southland Lady Rebels varsity volleyball team took home a second-play trophy at the 48-team Dig for Life Challenge volleyball tournament in Cape Girardeau, Mo,. Saturday. Puxico defeated Southland 25-12, 25-18, in the bronze bracket championship...
Gideon volleyball team beats Holcomb (09/07/12)
The Gideon varsity volleyball team beat Holcomb 25-22, 25-13, Thursday night. Gideon won the junior varsity game 2-0. "I'm very proud of our girls for the effort they gave tonight," Holcomb coach Zach McDaniel said. "Gideon is always a fun team to play because there is always a lot of competition and determination on the floor. Gideon doesn't make the same mistake more than once. I'm glad our girls played this competitive of a game going in the SEMO Tournament...
Gideon volleyball team beats Holcomb (09/07/12)
The Gideon varsity volleyball team beat Holcomb 25-22, 25-13, Thursday night. Gideon won the junior varsity game 2-0. "I'm very proud of our girls for the effort they gave tonight," Holcomb coach Zach McDaniel said. "Gideon is always a fun team to play because there is always a lot of competition and determination on the floor. Gideon doesn't make the same mistake more than once. I'm glad our girls played this competitive of a game going in the SEMO Tournament...
Nine volleyball teams from Bootheel begin play in 48-team Dig for Life Challenge Friday (09/04/12)
KENNETT, Mo. - Nine teams from the Missouri Bootheel are among the 48 teams participating in this weekend's Dig for Life Challenge varsity volleyball tournament in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Kennett, Cooter, Gideon, Holcomb, Southland, Malden, Caruthersville, Portageville and Senath-Hornersville will compete at the 48-team two-day event Sept. ...
Nine volleyball teams from Bootheel begin play in 48-team Dig for Life Challenge Friday (09/04/12)
KENNETT, Mo. - Nine teams from the Missouri Bootheel are among the 48 teams participating in this weekend's Dig for Life Challenge varsity volleyball tournament in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Kennett, Cooter, Gideon, Holcomb, Southland, Malden, Caruthersville, Portageville and Senath-Hornersville will compete at the 48-team two-day event Sept. ...
2012 Fall Sports Preview: Southland Rebels volleyball program (08/15/12)
CARDWELL, Mo. - Southland second-year volleyball coach Andrea Cupp will have few holes to fill heading into the 2012 varsity volleyball season. "I think we have a good, solid team returning," Cupp said. "We have a large number of returning players from last season. We only graduated two starters off of last season's team."...
2012 Fall Sports Preview: Holcomb Hornets volleyball program (08/11/12)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - Second-year Holcomb volleyball coach Zach McDaniel is intrigued about the increasing number of athletes on his high school volleyball team less than a month before the start of the regular season. "I'm more excited this season," McDaniel said. ...
2012 Fall Sports Preview: Delta C-7 volleyball program (08/10/12)
DEERING, Mo. - Preparations continued for the upcoming high school volleyball season at Delta C-7 Wednesday morning. "We are working on the basics before we move on to other things," said veteran head coach Stacy Whitfield, who has been involved with the volleyball program at Delta C-7 for 28 years. "We have been working on passing drills, hitting drills and conditioning this week."...
2012 Fall Sports Preview: Senath-Hornersville volleyball program (08/09/12)
SENATH, Mo. - The goals remain the same for the Senath-Hornersville volleyball team entering the 2012 fall season. "We start out every season with goals to win the conference and district tournaments," Senath-Hornersville coach Lori Hoffmann said. "Those are our goals every season and we are hoping to fulfill those goals."...
New enrollment breaks set for basketball and music (08/04/12)
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New basketball and music enrollment breaks set (08/04/12)
View the classification breaks for basketball and music here.
Dunklin County's season ends following back-to-back losses at district tournament Saturday (07/22/12)
JACKSON, Mo. - Top-seeded Dunklin County Post 303 Legacy Equipment's postseason run came to an abrupt end Saturday when it suffered back-to-back losses at the District 14 Senior American Legion baseball tournament. Dunklin County, which won its first game at the tournament against fourth-seeded Sikeston Legion Friday, suffered an 8-4 loss to second-seeded Jackson Legion in its first game at the double-elimination tournament Saturday...
Sikeston Legion forfeits opener at district tournament vs. Dunklin County (07/21/12)
JACKSON, Mo. - Dunklin County Post 303 Legacy Equipment advanced into the winner's bracket of the district 14 tournament without throwing a pitch to its scheduled first round opponent Sikeston Legion Friday night. Dunklin County's projected starter Cody Boyers was informed to stop warming up in the bullpen shortly before his team's scheduled 7 p.m. game against Sikeston Legion...
Paragould collects 10-5 win against Dunklin County despite three home runs from Dustin Spencer (07/18/12)
SENATH, Mo. - Dunklin County concluded regular-season play with a 21-12 record Tuesday when it suffered a 10-5 loss to Paragould, Ark., Legion.
Spencer's seventh-inning homer propels Dunklin County to 5-3 win against Dyersburg (07/16/12)
SENATH, Mo. - Dunklin County No. 5 hitter Dustin Spencer and head coach Jamie Johnson didn't pass up an opportunity to discuss hitting strategy when the Dyersburg infield gathered near the pitcher's mound to discuss its own strategy with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning of a tie game Monday evening...
Dunklin County secures No. 1 seed in district tournament with 2-0 win against Cape Girardeau Legion (07/15/12)
Dunklin County beat Cape Girardeau Legion 2-0 Saturday.
Jonesboro Legion scores six in 9th to beat Dunklin County Legion 9-4 (07/14/12)
SENATH, Mo. - Dunklin County Post 303 Legacy Equipment Legion came within one strike of walking away with a win in the opening game of its longest homestand of the season Friday night. Dunklin County closer Perry Middleton, who entered the game to pitch in the top of the ninth, had a 2-2 count on Jonesboro, Ark., Legion's Kayden Hydrick with two outs in the top of the ninth. ...
Briefly: Sikeston Legion forfeits doubleheader against Dunklin County (07/08/12)
Dunklin County coach Jamie Johnson said Sikeston Legion forfeited Saturday's doubleheader against Dunklin County. "Sikeston did not have nine players available to play the game," Johnson said. Dunklin County improves to 4-1 in conference play with the win...
Dunklin County holds Blytheville Legion scoreless after 44-minute first inning, collects 11-8 win (07/07/12)
BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. -- Dunklin County Post 303 Legacy Equipment Legion survived a 44-minute first inning Friday night and held Blytheville, Ark., Legion scoreless for the final eight innings of a 9-inning game on its way to an 11-8 road victory. "It was a crazy first inning," Dunklin County coach Jamie Johnson said. ...
Dunklin County receives strong start from Watkins, moves into first place with walkoff win against Jackson Legion (07/04/12)
SENATH, Mo. - Dunklin County Post 303 Legacy Equipment Legion moved back into outright first place in District 14 Tuesday night with a 7-6 walkoff conference win against Jackson Legion. Jackson, which scored six runs in the top of the sixth inning to tie the game at six, never retired a Dunklin County hitter in the bottom of the seventh inning...
Dunklin County Legion claims 7-Up Classic title with 8-7 win against Poplar Bluff (07/02/12)
PARAGOULD, Ark. -- Dunklin County Post 303 Legacy Equipment Legion took home the top prize at the 8-team 7-Up Classic baseball tournament in Paragould, Ark., Sunday night with an 8-7 win against Poplar Bluff Senior Babe Ruth in the championship. Dunklin County calculated at least eight runs in all three games it played at the 3-day tournament and extended its winning-streak to five games with the championship victory...
Dunklin County Legion and Poplar Bluff Babe Ruth plate winning runs in final at-bat, advance to 7-Up Classic championship (07/01/12)
PARAGOULD, Ark. - The championship is set at the 7-Up Classic in Paragould, Ark., following two dramatic finishes in the championship semifinals of the eight-team tournament Saturday night. Dunklin County Legacy Equipment Legion and Poplar Bluff Senior Babe Ruth booked its spots in Sunday's 7 p.m. title game after scoring multiple runs in the final inning of their respective semifinal games Saturday...
Dunklin County Legion advances to semifinals at 7-Up Classic with 8-4 win against Paragould (06/30/12)
PARAGOULD, Ark. -- Dunklin County Legion, Poplar Bluff Senior Babe Ruth and Jackson Legion won its quarterfinal games at the 7-Up Classic Friday.
MBCA all-state and all-district baseball teams released (06/21/12)
The Missouri Baseball Coaches Association has released its all-district and all-state baseball teams. View a complete list of players selected to the all-state team below. Players selected to the all-district team in Class 1, District 1; Class 2, District 1; and Class 3, District 1; are also listed below...
Dunklin County Legion claims first conference win, sweeps Sikeston Legion (06/18/12)
SIKESTON, Mo. - Dunklin County Legion cleanup hitter Zach Watkins has tried to simplify how he approaches his at-bats in recent weeks. "I had a couple of bad games earlier in the season and was in a hitting slump," Watkins said. "I've got to where finally I don't think about what I'm doing too much at the plate. I just try to put the bat on the ball."...
Dunklin County Legion wins consolation bracket at Fighting Squirrel Classic (06/10/12)
Dunklin County Legacy Equipment Legion moved above the .500 mark for the first time this season Saturday with two wins in the consolation bracket of the 16-team Fighting Squirrel Classic. Dunklin County defeated Springfield-Glendale Legion 9-1 in its consolation semifinal game...
Dunklin County Legion collects first one-run win in consolation quarterfinal against Sikeston Legion (06/09/12)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- For a second straight day the winning run was in scoring position in the bottom of the seventh inning with two outs in a Dunklin County Legacy Equipment Legion baseball game at the 16-team Fighting Squirrel Classic. Less than 24 hours after Dunklin County failed to collect a game-winning hit in its final at-bat against Mayfield, Ky., Legion in the first round of the tournament, it found itself trying to prevent Sikeston Legion from connecting for a game-winning hit in its final at-bat Friday in a consolation quarterfinal game.. ...
Tri-County Conference baseball awards released (05/19/12)
The Tri-County Conference baseball awards have been released. Cooter's Jordan Anderson has been selected as the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year. Anderson, who has signed to play baseball at Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff, Mo., next season, went 4-1 on the mound and compiled a 1.65 ERA. Anderson batted .439 with three home runs, seven doubles and 26 RBIs in 83 plate appearances...
2012 Dunklin County American Legion baseball schedule released, tryouts May 19-20 (05/12/12)
The 2012 Dunklin County Post 303 Legacy Equipment American Legion baseball schedule has been released. Dunklin County is slated to open its season with a home doubleheader against Blytheville, Ark., on June 2. The first pitch is slated for 2 p.m. at the Senath-Hornersville High School baseball field...
Tri-County Conference softball awards released (05/12/12)
The 2012 Tri-County Conference softball awards have been released. Southland's Jordan Zolman was selected as the conference Player of the Year. Southland coach Johnny McMinn was selected as the Coach of the Year. View the complete all-conference team below:...
Gideon's Cody Groves signs to play college baseball (05/08/12)
SHS golfers take second in the SEMO Conference (05/01/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston golf team finished second during the SEMO Conference tournament Monday as Kirk Hoggatt led the Bulldogs to a 329 finish. Hoggatt scored a 77, which tied him for second overall. "It was really good to see Kirk get out and have a good day," Sikeston golf coach Andy McGill said. "He's struggled a bit during his last few tournaments and to see him shoot well was a good sign."...
SHS golfers take second in the SEMO Conference (05/01/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston golf team finished second during the SEMO Conference tournament Monday as Kirk Hoggatt led the Bulldogs to a 329 finish. Hoggatt scored a 77, which tied him for second overall. "It was really good to see Kirk get out and have a good day," Sikeston golf coach Andy McGill said. "He's struggled a bit during his last few tournaments and to see him shoot well was a good sign."...
State-ranked Cooter and state-ranked Holcomb advance to Tri-County Conference baseball championship (04/25/12)
COOTER, Mo. -- State-ranked teams are set to collide in Wednesday's Tri-County Conference baseball championship following Tuesday's conference tournament semifinals at Cooter. The top-seeded Cooter Wildcats earned its spot in the title game with a 7-1 win against the fourth-seeded Risco Tigers. The victory came a week after Risco beat Cooter 6-0 to end Wildcats 78-game conference winning-streak...
Semifinals set at Tri-County Conference baseball tournament (04/23/12)
The top four seeds collected wins in the quarterfinals of the Tri-County Conference baseball tournament Monday afternoon. Third-seeded Campbell defeated sixth-seeded Delta C-7 7-6 in the closest quarterfinal contest. Campbell trailed the contest 5-0 after three innings before rallying for the win. Seth Hill suffered a complete-game loss for Delta C-7, allowing four earned runs in seven innings pitched. Billy Meadows collected a win for Campbell, allowing one run in 5 1/3 innings pitched...
Malden baseball team advances to championship pool at Malden tournament (04/14/12)
MALDEN, Mo. -- Malden Green Wave starting pitcher Darren Green gave his team exactly what it needed in the first game of a two-day tournament Friday afternoon against the Advance Hornets. A complete-game outing on the mound. "For me it was a confidence booster to know I could go seven innings," Green said. "Most of my pitches were working. This full game really helped me and my team out."...
Risco one-hits Gideon for conference win (04/13/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com GIDEON -- The Risco Tigers allowed just one hit in a 13-0 win over Gideon in a Tri-County Conference game on Thursday. Matt Cummins earned the win, pitching four innings, allowing just one hit while Chris Pavy finished the game by striking out the side in the fifth...
Rosters set for BA Sports All-Star Extravaganza (04/07/12)
The 2012 BA Sports All-Star Extravaganza is slated for Apr. 14 at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter, Mo. The event will feature top high school seniors from over 65 southeast Missouri schools competing in volleyball and basketball competitions. The games start at 9 a.m...
Tri-County Conference basketball awards released (04/06/12)
North Pemiscot guard James Macklin was a scoring machine much of his high school basketball career. "James was easily the best basketball player in our conference," North Pemiscot coach Tim Eskew said. "There were a lot of effective players, but he is probably the only one that could score every possible way there is to score in a basketball game. ...
Tri-County Conference basketball awards released (04/06/12)
North Pemiscot guard James Macklin was a scoring machine much of his high school basketball career. "James was easily the best basketball player in our conference," North Pemiscot coach Tim Eskew said. "There were a lot of effective players, but he is probably the only one that could score every possible way there is to score in a basketball game. ...
MBCA all-district basketball teams (04/04/12)
Missouri Basketball Coaches Association All-District Teams Note: Indicates player was also selected to MBCA All-State Team Boys Basketball Class 1, District 1 Luke Bixler - Risco Andy Rinehart - Gideon Mikey Jones - Clarkton Logan Blackburn - Clarkton...
2012 sportswriters all-region basketball team (03/30/12)
The 2012 southeast Missouri sportswriters all-region basketball team voted on by southeast Missouri media. BOYS BASKETBALL CLASS 5 First Team: Jamal Cox, 6-5, soph., Cape Central Karson King, 6-5, soph., Jackson Kendric McCain, 6-0, sr., Poplar Bluff...
Three-peat (03/02/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- After the cheering died down, the pictures were taken and the celebration ended, Risco was quickly reminded that their quest wasn't over. Although the Tigers took care of the Gideon Bulldogs 88-72 for their third straight Class 1, District 1 championship on Thursday night, thoughts of the Scott County Central Braves crept into their minds. ...
Three-peat (03/02/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- After the cheering died down, the pictures were taken and the celebration ended, Risco was quickly reminded that their quest wasn't over. Although the Tigers took care of the Gideon Bulldogs 88-72 for their third straight Class 1, District 1 championship on Thursday night, thoughts of the Scott County Central Braves crept into their minds. ...
February 28, 2011 Scoreboard (02/29/12)
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February 27, 2012 Scoreboard (02/27/12)
Girls Basketball Class 3 District 3 West County 56, Scott City 30 Saxony Lutheran 49, Woodland 35
Holcomb secures spot in Tri-County Conf. final for first time in 12 years with semifinal win vs. Gideon (02/17/12)
CLARKTON, Mo. -- Trouble was brewing for the Holcomb Hornets when coach Seth McBroom signaled for a timeout following Gideon's sixth 3-pointer of the second half. The field goal trimmed the Hornets' lead to one possession with just 55 seconds remaining in Thursday's Tri-County Conference Tournament semifinal contest and pushed the Gideon Bulldogs one shot closer to overcoming a 17-point halftime deficit...
Holcomb, Risco, North Pemiscot and Gideon advance to Final Four of Tri-County Tournament (02/16/12)
The top four seeds advanced to the Final Four of the Tri-County Conference varsity boys basketball tournament Wednesday night with quarterfinal wins.
Holcomb secures spot in Tri-County Conf. final for first time in 12 years with semifinal win vs. Gideon (02/17/12)
CLARKTON, Mo. -- Trouble was brewing for the Holcomb Hornets when coach Seth McBroom signaled for a timeout following Gideon's sixth 3-pointer of the second half. The field goal trimmed the Hornets' lead to one possession with just 55 seconds remaining in Thursday's Tri-County Conference Tournament semifinal contest and pushed the Gideon Bulldogs one shot closer to overcoming a 17-point halftime deficit...
Holcomb, Risco, North Pemiscot and Gideon advance to Final Four of Tri-County Tournament (02/17/12)
The top four seeds advanced to the Final Four of the Tri-County Conference varsity boys basketball tournament Wednesday night with quarterfinal wins.
Overtime free throws push Bloomfield boys past Gideon (02/14/12)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- The Bloomfield Wildcats and Gideon Bulldogs put on a free-throw shooting clinic in Saturday's varsity boys basketball thriller. The Wildcats and Bulldogs combined to shoot an unprecedented 29 of 33 from the charity stripe. Gideon finished a perfect 11 for 11 from the free-throw line...
Overtime free throws push Bloomfield boys past Gideon (02/14/12)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- The Bloomfield Wildcats and Gideon Bulldogs put on a free-throw shooting clinic in Saturday's varsity boys basketball thriller. The Wildcats and Bulldogs combined to shoot an unprecedented 29 of 33 from the charity stripe. Gideon finished a perfect 11 for 11 from the free-throw line...
February 3, 2012 Scoreboard (02/03/12)
All the high school basketball scores reported to semoball.com
Holcomb moves into outright 1st place in Tri-County Conference following Tuesday's win against Campbell (02/02/12)
Holcomb, North Pemiscot and Risco remain atop the Tri-County Conference as regular-season conference play concludes.
Bootheel Conference Basketball History: 1905 to present (01/31/12)
The origin of organized basketball in southeast Missouri actually began at Caruthersville in 1905 with some scattered towns teams for competition to the Tigers. Senath began play in 1906, Kennett had its first team in 1908 and Hayti started in 1910. ...
Risco downs Gideon on Pavy's buzzer beater (01/25/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- The Risco Tigers won a thrilling Tri-County Conference game over Gideon 86-85 on Tuesday night, despite seven points in the last 40 seconds from the Bulldogs' Andy Rinehart. Holding an 83-78 lead with under a minute to play, Rinehart hit a jumper from the wing to cut the lead to 83-80. After a Risco turnover, Gideon hoisted a 3-pointer that was off the mark but grabbed the offensive rebound and kicked to Rinehart who hit a three to tie the game at 83-83...
Risco downs Gideon on Pavy's buzzer beater (01/25/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- The Risco Tigers won a thrilling Tri-County Conference game over Gideon 86-85 on Tuesday night, despite seven points in the last 40 seconds from the Bulldogs' Andy Rinehart. Holding an 83-78 lead with under a minute to play, Rinehart hit a jumper from the wing to cut the lead to 83-80. After a Risco turnover, Gideon hoisted a 3-pointer that was off the mark but grabbed the offensive rebound and kicked to Rinehart who hit a three to tie the game at 83-83...
Basketball state rankings: Risco and Charleston ranked No. 1 in Missouri, Kennett girls ranked No. 4 (01/12/12)
Two southeast Missouri schools are projected to win it all at the end of the season in the latest basketball state rankings released by the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association. The Risco Tigers boys basketball team remains unbeaten and is currently ranked No. 1 in Class 1. Scott County Central's boys basketball team is ranked No. 7...
2011 Top Ten Dunklin County sports stories (12/31/11)
The accomplishments by Dunklin County athletes in 2011 were unprecedented and at times unheard of before this year. Three teams advanced to the state tournament in their respective sport. The number of Kennett athletes who signed athletic scholarship reached double digits...
SEMO AAU wrestling club slated to begin wrestling in Kennett (12/25/11)
Kennett's Jamie Chitester has unforgettable memories of his childhood wrestling days. "I remember wrestling in a P.E. class in Arizona," Chitester said. "That's my first recollection of actual wrestling. I wrestled in West Virginia and Pennsylvania as I got older. The last year I wrestled competitively was my sophomore year of high school because I moved to Kennett at that point and we didn't have a wrestling team here. That was kind of the end of it...
VanGennip scores her 1,000th point in win over Lady Jays (12/16/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com DELTA -- Delta junior Machela VanGennip scored her 1,000th point on Thursday during the Lady Bobcats' 56-52 win over the Charleston Lady Bluejays. VanGennip scored 22 points in the victory while Tori Burton led Delta with 24 points...
VanGennip scores her 1,000th point in win over Lady Jays (12/16/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com DELTA -- Delta junior Machela VanGennip scored her 1,000th point on Thursday during the Lady Bobcats' 56-52 win over the Charleston Lady Bluejays. VanGennip scored 22 points in the victory while Tori Burton led Delta with 24 points...
December 9, 2011 Scoreboard (12/09/11)
All the high school basketball scores reported to semoball.com.
Gideon tourney roundup: Hayti boys, South Pemiscot and Caruthersville girls end tourney with victories (12/06/11)
No. 3 Hayti 69, No. 4 North Pemiscot 40 (Boys Consolation Championship) The third-seeded Hayti Indians rebounded from an opening-round loss at the Gideon boys basketball tournament to take home the consolation championship Saturday. Hayti defeated fourth-seeded North Pemiscot 69-40 in the final...
Senath-Hornersville boys and girls basketball teams suffer losses (12/06/11)
The Senath-Hornersville boys and girls varsity basketball teams suffered losses in their final games at the Bulldog Classic in Gideon, Mo., Saturday. The Senath-Hornersville boys were defeated by South Pemiscot 67-54 in a seventh-place game at the eight-team tourney...
Gideon tourney roundup: Hayti boys, South Pemiscot and Caruthersville girls end tourney with victories (12/06/11)
No. 3 Hayti 69, No. 4 North Pemiscot 40 (Boys Consolation Championship) The third-seeded Hayti Indians rebounded from an opening-round loss at the Gideon boys basketball tournament to take home the consolation championship Saturday. Hayti defeated fourth-seeded North Pemiscot 69-40 in the final...
Jones drains field goal in final seconds to push Clarkton past Gideon 65-63 (12/06/11)
GIDEON, Mo. -- Clarkton sophomore forward Tyler Jones didn't expect to get ball in the final 30 seconds of regulation Saturday night. The fifth-seeded Clarkton Reindeer entered the final half-minute of its third-place contest against the sixth-seeded Gideon Bulldogs tied at 63 in the boys third-place contest at the Bulldog Classic...
Jones drains field goal in final seconds to push Clarkton past Gideon 65-63 (12/06/11)
GIDEON, Mo. -- Clarkton sophomore forward Tyler Jones didn't expect to get ball in the final 30 seconds of regulation Saturday night. The fifth-seeded Clarkton Reindeer entered the final half-minute of its third-place contest against the sixth-seeded Gideon Bulldogs tied at 63 in the boys third-place contest at the Bulldog Classic...
Dexter girls fall to Miller Career Academy (12/05/11)
FARMINGTON -- The Dexter Lady Bearcats fell behind by 11 points to start the Farmington Invitational championship game on Saturday and could never recover, falling to Miller Career Academy 50-33 on Saturday. "It's tough getting down 11-0," Dexter coach Chad Allen said...
Gideon surpasses Hayti in closing seconds at Gideon tourney (12/01/11)
GIDEON, Mo. -- Gideon Bulldogs' junior forward Zach Ingram controlled his team's fate in the closing seconds of its quarterfinal contest against the Hayti Indians at the Gideon Tournament Wednesday afternoon. Sixth-seeded Gideon trailed third-seed Hayti 66-65 when Ingram was fouled inside the paint and just to the left of the basket as he attempted a shot with seven seconds remaining in regulation. The foul sent Ingram to the line to shoot two free throws...
Gideon surpasses Hayti in closing seconds at Gideon tourney (12/01/11)
GIDEON, Mo. -- Gideon Bulldogs' junior forward Zach Ingram controlled his team's fate in the closing seconds of its quarterfinal contest against the Hayti Indians at the Gideon Tournament Wednesday afternoon. Sixth-seeded Gideon trailed third-seed Hayti 66-65 when Ingram was fouled inside the paint and just to the left of the basket as he attempted a shot with seven seconds remaining in regulation. The foul sent Ingram to the line to shoot two free throws...
Basketball Roundup: Holcomb and Bernie to meet in Bernie Inv. semifinals Thursday (11/30/11)
The stage is set for a 7:30 p.m. showdown Thursday evening between the Bernie Mules and Holcomb Hornets boys basketball programs. Both teams collected wins Tuesday evening in the quarterfinals of the Bernie Invitational Tournament. The No. 2 seeded Mules placed three players in double figures on its way to a convincing 81-23 win against the Campbell Camels. Troy Kirkpatrick led the Mules in scoring with 26 points. Jesse Shelton added 24 and Sam Turner tallied 14...
Gideon opens basketball season with new head coach, beats Senath-Hornersville 70-40 (11/23/11)
Gideon Bulldogs' first-year varsity boys basketball coach Jim Breece felt his team was more than ready for Tuesday night's season opener against the Senath-Hornersville Lions when he entered the locker room for a pre-game pep talk minutes before the game...
Gideon opens basketball season with new head coach, beats Senath-Hornersville 70-40 (11/23/11)
Gideon Bulldogs' first-year varsity boys basketball coach Jim Breece felt his team was more than ready for Tuesday night's season opener against the Senath-Hornersville Lions when he entered the locker room for a pre-game pep talk minutes before the game...
Bootheel and Tri-County Conference volleyball awards released (11/15/11)
School officials recently released the Tri-County Conference and Bootheel Conference all-conference awards. South Pemiscot's Heather Yarbrough was selected as the Bootheel Conference Player of the Year. Yarbrough finished the season with over 200 assists...
Bootheel and Tri-County Conference volleyball awards released (11/15/11)
School officials recently released the Tri-County Conference and Bootheel Conference all-conference awards. South Pemiscot's Heather Yarbrough was selected as the Bootheel Conference Player of the Year. Yarbrough finished the season with over 200 assists...
Holcomb set for Tri-County Jr. High basketball tourney following split against South Pemiscot (11/11/11)
HOLCOMB, Mo. -- The Holcomb Hornets junior high basketball team concluded regular-season play Thursday with a split decision against the South Pemiscot Bulldogs. The Hornets defeated the Bulldogs 39-23 in the seventh grade contest and dropped the eighth grade contest to South Pemiscot 53-44...
2011 Fall Champions: Holcomb and Gideon (10/24/11)
Staff Photo by Dustin Ward The Holcomb Hornets with its 2011 first-place awards. Holcomb defeated Cooter 4-0 in the 2011 Fall Baseball Classic championship. Members of the Holcomb baseball team include: Aaron Burke, David McDaniel, Aaron Reeves, Nick Morrison, Michael Glover, Lance Ruff, Dustin Houart, Cameron Clark, Hunter Swafford, Ryan Swain, Logan Hollis, Chance Davis, Ben Vance and Dylan Lesslie. Not pictured: Michael Glover, Logan Hollis...
Holcomb volleyball team defeats Cooter, advances to Friday's title game (10/14/11)
CAMPBELL, Mo. -- The Holcomb Hornets secured a spot in Friday's Tri-County Conference volleyball tournament championship with a 28-30, 25-15, 25-20, win against No. 2 seeded Cooter Thursday. Holcomb, seeded No. 3 in its conference tourney, led second-seeded Cooter 24-18 in set 1. Cooter rallied to force extra points and eventually won the opening set 30-28...
Gideon volleyball team defeats Twin Rivers in Gideon Inv. title game (09/27/11)
Staff Photo by Dustin Ward The Gideon volleyball team defeated Twin Rivers 26-24, 25-20 in the championship of the Gideon volleyball tournament Saturday. Pictured from left is team with its first place plaque (back row): Head coach Kristen Ashabranner, Hayley Cagle, Brook Hutchison, Morgin Marcus, Niki Lowry, Morgan Beck, Beth Thompson, and assistant coach Amber Martin; (front row) Breanna Berry, Savanah Nimmo, Jana Stanfield, Alexa Grissom, Savannah Yount, Kassi Lawrence and Sydney Hooten...
Gideon volleyball team defeats Twin Rivers in Gideon Inv. title game (09/27/11)
Note: 88 Photos of the Gideon volleyball tournament are also available in this article.
Dexter takes first in Bronze Bracket of Black Division at ASU Tourney (09/26/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com JONESBORO, Ark. -- The Dexter Lady Bearcats volleyball team finished first in the Bronze Bracket of the Black Division of the Arkansas State University Play Day Tournament on Saturday. Dexter opened the day splitting two sets with Crowley's Ridge Academy, Ark., 25-11, 22-25. Brittany Harris finished with 10 kills and four blocks in the match while Lindsey Hindman had 17 digs. Senior McKenzie Mitchell was 13 of 14 serving...
Dexter takes first in Bronze Bracket of Black Division at ASU Tourney (09/26/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com JONESBORO, Ark. -- The Dexter Lady Bearcats volleyball team finished first in the Bronze Bracket of the Black Division of the Arkansas State University Play Day Tournament on Saturday. Dexter opened the day splitting two sets with Crowley's Ridge Academy, Ark., 25-11, 22-25. Brittany Harris finished with 10 kills and four blocks in the match while Lindsey Hindman had 17 digs. Senior McKenzie Mitchell was 13 of 14 serving...
Schedule released for 16-team Gideon volleyball tournament (09/22/11)
The schedule for the 16-team Gideon volleyball tourney has been released. Pool-play for the tournament is scheduled for Thursday and Friday. Bracket-play begins Saturday at 11 a.m. The team finishing first and second in each pool qualifies for bracket-play. The championship is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday...
Schedule released for 16-team Gideon volleyball tournament (09/22/11)
The schedule for the 16-team Gideon volleyball tourney has been released. Pool-play for the tournament is scheduled for Thursday and Friday. Bracket-play begins Saturday at 11 a.m. The team finishing first and second in each pool qualifies for bracket-play. The championship is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday...
Tuesday's Results: Holcomb, Southland and Gideon collect wins (09/14/11)
VOLLEYBALL Southland 2, Campbell 0 The Southland Rebels defeated the Campbell Camels 25-19, 20-25, 25-21 Tuesday night. "Coming off the tournament this past weekend prepared us for the games this week," Southland coach Andrea Cupp said. "The girls came out and played together well, didn't give up and pushed it to the finish."...
Tuesday's Results: Holcomb, Southland and Gideon collect wins (09/14/11)
VOLLEYBALL Southland 2, Campbell 0 The Southland Rebels defeated the Campbell Camels 25-19, 20-25, 25-21 Tuesday night. "Coming off the tournament this past weekend prepared us for the games this week," Southland coach Andrea Cupp said. "The girls came out and played together well, didn't give up and pushed it to the finish."...
September 13, 2011 Scoreboard (09/13/11)
All the high school results reported to semoball.com.
Cooter, Kennett, Malden, Holcomb, Southland, Senath-Hornersville, Caruthersville and Gideon complete play in 48-team volleyball tourney (09/13/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- The Cooter Wildcats was the only team from the Missouri Bootheel that advanced to one of the five championship contests at the 48-team 2011 SEMO Spike volleyball tournament in Cape Girardeau, Mo., Saturday. Cooter earned splits with Saxony Lutheran and Southern Reynolds in pool-play. The Wildcats only loss in pool-play was a 20-25, 24-25 decision to New Haven, which finished second in Class 1 in 2010...
Cooter, Kennett, Malden, Holcomb, Southland, Senath-Hornersville, Caruthersville and Gideon complete play in 48-team volleyball tourney (09/12/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- The Cooter Wildcats was the only team from the Missouri Bootheel that advanced to one of the five championship contests at the 48-team 2011 SEMO Spike volleyball tournament in Cape Girardeau, Mo., Saturday. Cooter earned splits with Saxony Lutheran and Southern Reynolds in pool-play. The Wildcats only loss in pool-play was a 20-25, 24-25 decision to New Haven, which finished second in Class 1 in 2010...
Jackson volleyball team claims SEMO Spike silver bracket title; St. Vincent wins gold consolation (09/11/11)
A roundup of the action at the SEMO Spike volleyball tournament.
SEMO Spike Tournament Friday Results (09/09/11)
Complete pool-play results from Friday.
September 8, 2011 Scoreboard (09/08/11)
All the high school results reported to semoball.com.
Nine teams from Missouri Bootheel begin play in SEMO Spike volleyball tourney Friday (09/06/11)
Nine teams from the Missour Bootheel are among the 48 teams participating in the weekend's SEMO Spike varsity volleyball tournament in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Kennett, Cooter, Gideon, Holcomb, Southland, Malden, Caruthersville, Portageville and Senath-Hornersville will compete at the 48-team two-day event Sept. ...
2011 Fall Sports Preview: Gideon Bulldogs Volleyball Team (08/18/11)
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2011 Fall Sports Preview: Gideon Bulldogs Volleyball Team (08/18/11)
GIDEON, Mo. -- Defending Tri-County Conference champion Gideon enters the 2011 high school volleyball season with high expectations. "Last year we graduated three seniors and two of them were varsity starters since they were freshmen," Gideon varsity volleyball coach Kristen Ashabranner said. "We vacated the setter's spot and lost a middle hitter, but we've got five seniors this year coming back. We look for some really good play. We've got five girls returning that played last year."...
2011 Fall Sports Preview: Holcomb Hornets volleyball team (08/16/11)
HOLCOMB, Mo. -- Holcomb Hornets' first-year volleyball coach Zach McDaniel immediately recognized a positive trait about his team when he first coached them in summer league games in June and July. "My favorite thing about my team from what I experienced this summer is they are quick learners," McDaniel said. ...
2011 Fall Sports Preview: Delta C-7 volleyball team (08/12/11)
DEERING, Mo. -- The Delta C-7 Chargers volleyball team enters the 2011 season hoping to build on a strong summer performance against teams in the Missouri Bootheel. "It went well this summer," senior defensive specialist Ferrell Wilkerson said. "The first time we played Gideon we were kind of nervous, but the second time we played them we came back and performed really well and almost beat them. We talked more the second time we played them and our defense was better."...
2011 Fall Sports Preview: Senath-Hornersville volleyball team (08/10/11)
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Braves rout Gideon (04/19/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Coming off one of their worst games of the season, a five inning, 10-0 loss to the always tough Oran Eagles, the Scott County Central Braves baseball team bounced back in a big way on Monday. Banging out 15 hits the Braves pummeled the visiting Gideon Bulldogs 14-0 in five innings at Scott Central High School...
Harper-led Bulldogs down Marion, Ill., 5-2 (04/19/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com MARION, Ill. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs went on the road and defeated Marion, Ill., 5-2 on Monday afternoon. Sikeston's Luke Keefer led off the game with a home run to give the Bulldogs a 1-0 lead but Marion answered back in the bottom of the inning when Brok Webb delivered a two-run double...
Harper-led Bulldogs down Marion, Ill., 5-2 (04/19/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com MARION, Ill. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs went on the road and defeated Marion, Ill., 5-2 on Monday afternoon. Sikeston's Luke Keefer led off the game with a home run to give the Bulldogs a 1-0 lead but Marion answered back in the bottom of the inning when Brok Webb delivered a two-run double...
Braves rout Gideon (04/19/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Coming off one of their worst games of the season, a five inning, 10-0 loss to the always tough Oran Eagles, the Scott County Central Braves baseball team bounced back in a big way on Monday. Banging out 15 hits the Braves pummeled the visiting Gideon Bulldogs 14-0 in five innings at Scott Central High School...
Standard Democrat Scoreboard (April 18) (04/19/11)
Local scores from Monday, April 18
Farmington blanks Sikeston netters 9-0 (04/08/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston tennis dropped a home match to Farmington 9-0 on Thursday afternoon. "We played our best against a team far superior in skill level and there were positive signs of improvement in our overall abilities," said Sikeston coach Russ Dial. "We need to just keep getting better."...
Farmington blanks Sikeston netters 9-0 (04/08/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston tennis dropped a home match to Farmington 9-0 on Thursday afternoon. "We played our best against a team far superior in skill level and there were positive signs of improvement in our overall abilities," said Sikeston coach Russ Dial. "We need to just keep getting better."...
Clarkton outscores Gideon in final minute of regulation (02/14/11)
WARDELL, Mo. -- Nothing was decided after 31 minutes of play between the No. 4 seeded Clarkton Reindeer and the No. 5 seeded Gideon Bulldogs at the Tri-County Conference Tournament. The two teams entered the final minute of regulation tied at 55. Nine seconds later Clarkton sophomore Antron Jones put Clarkton on top for good, drilling his first 3-pointer of the game, as Clarkton defeated Gideon 61-55...
Clarkton outscores Gideon in final minute of regulation (02/14/11)
WARDELL, Mo. -- Nothing was decided after 31 minutes of play between the No. 4 seeded Clarkton Reindeer and the No. 5 seeded Gideon Bulldogs at the Tri-County Conference Tournament. The two teams entered the final minute of regulation tied at 55. Nine seconds later Clarkton sophomore Antron Jones put Clarkton on top for good, drilling his first 3-pointer of the game, as Clarkton defeated Gideon 61-55...
February 14, 2011 Scoreboard (02/14/11)
All the high school sports results reported to semoball.com.
Seeds hold in SCAA Tourney, Risco survives (01/26/11)
BLOOMFIELD -- The seeds held up in the first round of the Stoddard County Conference Tournament on Tuesday as third seeded Bloomfield and fourth seeded Advance both moved on to the semifinals. Bloomfield, led by Dylan Bader's 21 points, had no trouble with Puxico 74-47 while Advance got past Richland 76-53 despite 26 points from the Rebels' Ryan Kleffer...
High school roundup: Notre Dame girls hold on to down Nerinx Hall (01/09/11)
All the scores from Friday that were reported to the Southeast Missourian.
January 7, 2011 Scoreboard (01/07/11)
All the high school sports results reported to semoball.com.
Risco places third in tourney (12/19/10)
CLARKTON -- The Risco Tigers finished in third place of the Clarkton Holiday tournament on Friday night defeating the Gideon Bulldogs in a close 76-73 contest. Chris Pavy scored 11 of his game-high 25 points in the fourth quarter including two free throws that untied the game at 73-all. Jordan Pavy finished with 19 points...
Chaffee gets road win over Woodland (12/12/10)
MARBLE HILL -- The Chaffee Red Devils took a 18-point lead into the fourth quarter before taking down the Woodland Cardinals 76-59. Led by Alex Crowe's 21 points on the contest, the Red Devils were ahead by nine at the half before a 19-10 run in the third quarter doubled their lead on a night where Chaffee hit only 9 of 22 from the free throw line...
December 10, 2010 Scoreboard (12/10/10)
All the high school sports results reported to semoball.com.
Top-Seeded Tigers prevail over Lions at SHHS Tourney (12/01/10)
The Caruthersville Tigers came into their opening -round game against the Senath-Hornersville Lions looking for a solid win to start the Senath-Hornersville Invitational Tournament, while the eight-seeded Lions wanted to pull off the upset and advance in the tournament...
Oran, Risco, Charleston, Portageville lose in district tournaments (10/26/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com ADVANCE -- The Oran Lady Eagles saw their season come to an end on Monday in the Class 1, District 3 Tournament at Advance. Advance, the fourth seed, defeated Oran 25-19, 25-20 to advance to the semifinals against Leopold. The Lady Hornets then fell to the top seeded Lady Wildcats in straight sets...
October 25, 2010 Scoreboard (10/26/10)
All the high school sports results reported to semoball.com.
District volleyball tournaments set to get underway Monday (10/22/10)
Football will take a back seat to volleyball starting Monday as district competition is set across the state in all classes. Dexter will be the host for the Class 3, District 1 tournament, while the other seven SCAA schools will play at Twin Rivers, Gideon and Advance and Scott City...
Rams exact revenge vs. ND to claim title (09/12/10)
In a high-quality, back-and-forth match worthy of two of Southeast Missouri's best volleyball programs and the title they were playing for, the play of Scott City junior Katie Hogan proved to be the difference at the end of a three-game championship match at the SEMO Spike tournament...
Rams exact revenge vs. ND to claim title (09/12/10)
In a high-quality, back-and-forth match worthy of two of Southeast Missouri's best volleyball programs and the title they were playing for, the play of Scott City junior Katie Hogan proved to be the difference at the end of a three-game championship match at the SEMO Spike tournament...
Tri-Country All-Conference teams released (05/24/10)
After completing the 2010 baseball season, the Tri-County announced their selections for this year's all-conference teams, player of the year, and coaches of the year. One of the conference teams, Cooter, is still in post season play as they will take on Chaffee in the sectionals round of the Class 1 tournament today at 4 p.m...