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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. ...
Rib City varsity volleyball playday takes place Monday at Dexter (06/13/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Rib City varsity volleyball playday takes place Monday in Dexter. 30 teams are slated to compete at the event. The tournament is divided into two sessions. The first session features preliminary play from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Bracket play begins at 3:30 p.m. and runs until about 8 p.m...
Class 2, District 1 All-District Baseball Team Announced (06/01/15)
Local athletes represent their schools on the 2015 Class 2, District 1 All-District Baseball Team.
Class 2, District 1 All-District Baseball Team Announced (06/01/15)
Local athletes represent their schools on the 2015 Class 2, District 1 All-District Baseball Team.
Malden's Toby Miller tops all-conference, all-district teams (05/26/15)
Bootheel Conference Player of the Year Toby Miller - Malden Bootheel Conference Coach of the Year Tim Harmon - Malden 2014–15 All-Conference Team Parker McCormick - Malden Dee Triplett - Malden Peyton Faulkner - Caruthersville Hunter Jackson - Portageville...
Corbin Clark named 2015-16 Senath-Hornersville high school baseball coach (05/21/15)
Corbin Clark is set to replace Jarvis Reed as next season's head baseball coach at Senath-Hornersville High School.
District baseball: Kennett, Senath-Hornersville advance as Holcomb, Campbell fall in Class 2 (05/18/15)
A long hot day of baseball saw Kennett and Senath-Hornersville advance in their respective district tournaments. Meanwhile Holcomb and Campbell saw their seasons come to an end in the Class 2, District 1 tournament in Bernie.
District baseball: Kennett, Senath-Hornersville advance as Holcomb, Campbell fall in Class 2 (05/18/15)
A long hot day of baseball saw Kennett and Senath-Hornersville advance in their respective district tournaments. Meanwhile Holcomb and Campbell saw their seasons come to an end in the Class 2, District 1 tournament in Bernie.
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...
Holcomb earns dramatic extra inning win over Rector (05/08/15)
HOLCOMB, Mo - The Holcomb Hornets inched closer to .500 after a thrilling victory over Rector. The Hornets came from behind to tie the game in the eight inning, before loading the bases for a perfectly executed bunt by Garrett Lowry to win the game.
Holcomb earns dramatic extra inning win over Rector (05/08/15)
HOLCOMB, Mo - The Holcomb Hornets inched closer to .500 after a thrilling victory over Rector. The Hornets came from behind to tie the game in the eight inning, before loading the bases for a perfectly executed bunt by Garrett Lowry to win the game.
Vaughan named Bootheel Conference Player of the Year (05/06/15)
Kennett senior Logan Vaughan has been named 2015 Bootheel Conference Player of the Year. Vaughan is among five Kennett players named to the all-conference team, while four members of season and tournament champions Portageville made the top list. The Lady Bulldogs got more representation by their head coach, Ashlie Patton, who was named Coach of the Year...
Vaughan named Bootheel Conference Player of the Year (05/06/15)
Kennett senior Logan Vaughan has been named 2015 Bootheel Conference Player of the Year. Vaughan is among five Kennett players named to the all-conference team, while four members of season and tournament champions Portageville made the top list. The Lady Bulldogs got more representation by their head coach, Ashlie Patton, who was named Coach of the Year...
Kennett, Senath-Hornersville set to meet in district tournament championship repeat (05/05/15)
KENNETT, Mo. - The Class 1, District 2 softball tournament is now set to be a repeat of last year, with Senath-Hornersville and Kennett advancing to the final. The Lady Indians beat Holcomb 10-0 in six innings, before the Lady Lions battled back to win a thriller against Southland.
Kennett, Senath-Hornersville set to meet in district tournament championship repeat (05/05/15)
KENNETT, Mo. - The Class 1, District 2 softball tournament is now set to be a repeat of last year, with Senath-Hornersville and Kennett advancing to the final. The Lady Indians beat Holcomb 10-0 in six innings, before the Lady Lions battled back to win a thriller against Southland.
Bridges, Trowbridge set to join Three Rivers College Spirit Squad (05/05/15)
Lindsey Bridges and Taryn Trowbridge have been classmates since preschool. In a matter of weeks, they'll graduate from Holcomb High School, but they'll still be classmates at Three Rivers College as members of the Raiders Spirit Squad in Poplar Bluff.
Bridges, Trowbridge set to join Three Rivers College Spirit Squad (05/05/15)
Lindsey Bridges and Taryn Trowbridge have been classmates since preschool. In a matter of weeks, they'll graduate from Holcomb High School, but they'll still be classmates at Three Rivers College as members of the Raiders Spirit Squad in Poplar Bluff.
May 5, 2015 Scoreboard (05/05/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
BCT: Senath-Hornersville tops Caruthersville on walk-off sac fly (05/04/15)
Malden, South Pemiscot, and Portageville are all set to convene at Senath-Hornersville High School for the second round of the Bootheel Conference baseball tournament.
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.
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)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Ben Vance to continue family tradition at Crowley's Ridge College (04/30/15)
On Wednesday, Ben Vance was all smiles as he signed on to continue what's become a family tradition at Crowley's Ridge. There, he'll be playing basketball, just like his mother and brother did before him.
Ben Vance to continue family tradition at Crowley's Ridge College (04/30/15)
On Wednesday, Ben Vance was all smiles as he signed on to continue what's become a family tradition at Crowley's Ridge. There, he'll be playing basketball, just like his mother and brother did before him.
Stoddard County sports roundup (baseball, softball and track results) (04/30/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Leopold Wildcats softball team scored in all three innings as it secured a 17-0 three-inning victory against the Dexter Bearcats Wednesday. Emily Seiler had a bases-clearing triple in the top of the second inning for Leopold. Klara Beel also connected for an RBI triple in the top of the third inning...
Portageville tops Kennett for Bootheel Conference Tournament title (04/28/15)
HOLCOMB, Mo. -- The Kennett Lady Indians simply couldn't find a way past their biggest local rival on Tuesday night, as they lost 5-0 to Portageville in a battle for the Bootheel Conference Tournament final.
BCT: Kennett, Senath-Hornersville advance to semifinals (04/27/15)
Kennett and Senath-Hornersville are both set to compete in Holcomb on Tuesday for the semifinals of the Bootheel Conference softball tournament.
BCT: Kennett, Senath-Hornersville advance to semifinals (04/27/15)
Kennett and Senath-Hornersville are both set to compete in Holcomb on Tuesday for the semifinals of the Bootheel Conference softball tournament.
Holcomb drops offensive battle to Caruthersville, 14-7 (04/24/15)
HOLCOMB, Mo. -- In just their sixth game of a rain-soaked season, the Holcomb Hornets hosted Caruthersville in what turned out to be a big offensive display by both teams. In the end, the Tigers huge early lead proved too much for the Hornets, but Holcomb's head coach Matt Casper left with plenty of positives...
Holcomb drops offensive battle to Caruthersville, 14-7 (04/24/15)
HOLCOMB, Mo. -- In just their sixth game of a rain-soaked season, the Holcomb Hornets hosted Caruthersville in what turned out to be a big offensive display by both teams. In the end, the Tigers huge early lead proved too much for the Hornets, but Holcomb's head coach Matt Casper left with plenty of positives...
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...
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...
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...
Holcomb tops Senath-Hornersville on chilly afternoon (03/27/15)
One typically doesn't associate sub-40 degree weather as "softball weather," but Holcomb and Senath-Hornersville had to make due with what mother nature dealt them Friday at the Lady Lions' home field. Both teams struggled to adjust to the climate throughout the game, but Holcomb's offense eventually broke through as they cruised to a 12-2 win...
March 27, 2015 Scoreboard (03/27/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Holcomb tops Senath-Hornersville on chilly afternoon (03/27/15)
One typically doesn't associate sub-40 degree weather as "softball weather," but Holcomb and Senath-Hornersville had to make due with what mother nature dealt them Friday at the Lady Lions' home field. Both teams struggled to adjust to the climate throughout the game, but Holcomb's offense eventually broke through as they cruised to a 12-2 win...
Hornets baseball tops North Pemiscot 18-3 (03/27/15)
As their softball team towered over Senath-Hornersville, the Holcomb Hornets baseball team had a similarly dominant performance as they hosted North Pemiscot. The Hornets surrendered 3 runs in the first inning, but then scored 9 of their own in the bottom half to take control of the game. Holcomb added runs in the second and third innings, before scoring seven more in the fourth...
Holcomb baseball tops North Pemiscot 18-3 (03/27/15)
As their softball team towered over Senath-Hornersville, the Holcomb Hornets baseball team had a similarly dominant performance as they hosted North Pemiscot. The Hornets surrendered 3 runs in the first inning, but then scored 9 of their own in the bottom half to take control of the game. Holcomb added runs in the second and third innings, before scoring seven more in the fourth...
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...
Kennett towers over Holcomb in 17-1 victory (03/26/15)
After a slow start that saw Holcomb take an early lead, it was the bottom of Kennett's lineup that ignited the Lady Tribe on their way to a 17-1 victory in four innings Wednesday. Holcomb started off strong, as Lindsey Busby lead off with a fly ball that was dropped in the outfield. Busby stopped at second base before stealing third, and then she scored on a passed ball to give the Hornets and early lead...
Kennett towers over Holcomb in 17-1 victory (03/26/15)
After a slow start that saw Holcomb take an early lead, it was the bottom of Kennett's lineup that ignited the Lady Tribe on their way to a 17-1 victory in four innings Wednesday. Holcomb started off strong, as Lindsey Busby lead off with a fly ball that was dropped in the outfield. Busby stopped at second base before stealing third, and then she scored on a passed ball to give the Hornets and early lead...
March 24, 2015 Scoreboard (03/24/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Holcomb baseball looks to build upon fall season (03/23/15)
Like all other teams in the area, the Holcomb Hornets baseball team has struggled to get valuable playing time amidst all the snow and ice that fell just as spring practices began. "We're ready to start," said head coach Matt Casper on Friday, ahead of a practice on another cold and cloudy day. "Can't wait for warmer weather...
Holcomb softball eyes senior leadership in spring (03/23/15)
Last week, the Holcomb High School softball team were gifted a beautiful day to play at a jamboree in Kennett. It was a rare glimpse of what spring will be like as they grind their way out of a grueling winter. Head coach Lindsay Buchanan enters her third year at the helm, and she's thankful for a big group of experience seniors who are set to lead the way this spring...
Holcomb baseball looks to build upon fall season (03/23/15)
Like all other teams in the area, the Holcomb Hornets baseball team has struggled to get valuable playing time amidst all the snow and ice that fell just as spring practices began. "We're ready to start," said head coach Matt Casper on Friday, ahead of a practice on another cold and cloudy day. "Can't wait for warmer weather...
Holcomb upsets host in Senath-Hornersville tournament (03/20/15)
The Holcomb Hornets eight grade volleyball team suffered a tough loss Thursday night at the hands of Senath-Hornersville. While all teams suffer three-set defeats from time to time, it's rare that they get a chance to avenge the loss in a big way on the very next day...
Holcomb upsets host in Senath-Hornersville tournament (03/20/15)
The Holcomb Hornets eight grade volleyball team suffered a tough loss Thursday night at the hands of Senath-Hornersville. While all teams suffer three-set defeats from time to time, it's rare that they get a chance to avenge the loss in a big way on the very next day...
Holcomb falls to Senath-Hornersville in close battles (03/19/15)
On Thursday, seventh and eighth graders from both Senath-Hornersville and Holcomb left the Hornet's gym with a lot to be proud of. The Lady Lions exit with another pair of wins under their belts, while the Hornets left knowing they took two strong teams to the limit. Both games stretched through three sets, each with Holcomb battling back before falling in the third...
At last: Softball returns to Indian Park with jamboree (03/16/15)
With mother nature finally let up on it's relentless winter assault, softball fans were gifted with a beautiful day at Indian Park Monday afternoon for the jamboree between Kennett, Holcomb, and Senath-Hornersville. "It's good to get outside. Good to see some competition," said Lady Indians head coach Kevin McCaig after his team's first round of play...
At last: Softball returns to Indian Park with jamboree (03/16/15)
With mother nature finally let up on it's relentless winter assault, softball fans were gifted with a beautiful day at Indian Park Monday afternoon for the jamboree between Kennett, Holcomb, and Senath-Hornersville. "It's good to get outside. Good to see some competition," said Lady Indians head coach Kevin McCaig after his team's first round of play...
Top seeds roll on opening night of Class 2, District 1 Tournament (02/25/15)
sports@stndard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- As expected, the top-seeded Scott County Central Braves rolled through the first round of the Class 2, District 1 Tournament on Monday with 81-14 win over eighth-seeded Chaffee. The Braves didn't surrender a basket after taking a 41-11 lead into halftime sealed a winless 0-20 season for the Red Devils. Chaffee's best stretch came with a 6-5 start to the game, but the Braves scored 27 straight points soon after...
Bernie-Bloomfield rematch set in Class 2, District 1 boys basketball tournament (02/25/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats and Bernie Mules are set to square off for the third time this season after securing convincing quarterfinal victories at the Class 2, District 1 boys basketball tournament at Bloomfield High School Tuesday night...
February 24, 2015 Scoreboard (02/24/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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...
Advance, Oran boys basketball teams headline district tournaments (02/20/15)
The Advance and Oran boys basketball teams have built a healthy postseason rivalry over the years. The two teams met in the Class 2 District 3 championship the past four years, however, district realignment will offer a different route this season as top-seeded Oran and second-seeded Advance will each vie for the Class 1 District 2 crown at Bell City High School...
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...
Bloomfield collects road win at Holcomb 49-41 (02/13/15)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats edged the Holcomb Hornets 49-41 on the road Thursday night. "We've struggled playing on the road this year so it feels good to finally win one away from home," Bloomfield coach Jason Karnes said in a press release to Dexter Daily Statesman. ...
Bloomfield collects road win at Holcomb 49-41 (02/13/15)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats edged the Holcomb Hornets 49-41 on the road Thursday night. "We've struggled playing on the road this year so it feels good to finally win one away from home," Bloomfield coach Jason Karnes said in a press release to Dexter Daily Statesman. ...
February 12, 2015 Scoreboard (02/12/15)
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SCAA Boys Basketball: Bloomfield, Richland, Puxico and Woodland collect wins, Bernie falls in OT (02/12/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats outscored the Oran Eagles by 11 points in the final eight minutes of play of a 60-47 home win Tuesday night. "This is as good of a win as we've had all year," Bloomfield coach Jason Karnes said in a press release to Dexter Daily Statesman. ...
Holcomb upsets Kennett for third place at Campbell JV Tournament (01/30/15)
Following a crushing defeat on Wednesday, the Holcomb Hornets bounced back by upsetting Kennett 38-35 for third place at the Campbell JV Tournament. "Last night was, honestly, probably my toughest loss as a coach at any level," said coach Corbin Clark after the game. "We were up 8 with two minutes left and didn't score another point."...
Holcomb upsets Kennett for third place at Campbell JV Tournament (01/30/15)
Following a crushing defeat on Wednesday, the Holcomb Hornets bounced back by upsetting Kennett 38-35 for third place at the Campbell JV Tournament. "Last night was, honestly, probably my toughest loss as a coach at any level," said coach Corbin Clark after the game. "We were up 8 with two minutes left and didn't score another point."...
Late heroics at Campbell JV Tournament semifinals (01/29/15)
It was a night of high drama at the Campbell JV tournament semifinals. 5th place Neelyville upset 2nd place Kennett 47-42, while Campbell came from behind to beat Holcomb 39-38 thanks to a buzzer beater from Riley Peters.
Late heroics at Campbell JV Tournament semifinals (01/29/15)
It was a night of high drama at the Campbell JV tournament semifinals. 5th place Neelyville upset 2nd place Kennett 47-42, while Campbell came from behind to beat Holcomb 39-38 thanks to a buzzer beater from Riley Peters.
PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly drops conference third place game, win eludes Risco (01/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Dylan Keller and Trent Pobst combined for 47 points to lead Scott City to an 84-61 win over Kelly Friday during the third place game of the Scott-Mississippi Conference tournament. Keller made five 3-pointers and led all scorers with 26 points while Pobst added 21 for Scott City, who improved to 12-5 on the season...
PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly drops conference third place game, win eludes Risco (01/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Dylan Keller and Trent Pobst combined for 47 points to lead Scott City to an 84-61 win over Kelly Friday during the third place game of the Scott-Mississippi Conference tournament. Keller made five 3-pointers and led all scorers with 26 points while Pobst added 21 for Scott City, who improved to 12-5 on the season...
January 23, 2015 Scoreboard (01/23/15)
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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...
Dexter girls fall at state-ranked Park Hills, Bernie boys down Holcomb (01/20/15)
PARK HILLS, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team suffered a 71-57 loss at state-ranked Park Hills Central Monday night. Park Hills jumped out to a 20-7 lead in the first quarter before Dexter responded with 11 unanswered points to trim the deficit to 20-18 with six minutes remaining in the first half...
January 19, 2015 Scoreboard (01/19/15)
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Holcomb wins big over North Pemiscot (01/19/15)
The Holcomb Hornets enjoyed 20 point victories in both varsity and junior varsity play against North Pemiscot on Thursday.
Holcomb wins big over North Pemiscot (01/19/15)
The Holcomb Hornets enjoyed 20 point victories in both varsity and junior varsity play against North Pemiscot on Thursday.
January 16, 2015 Scoreboard (01/16/15)
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Holcomb drops homecoming game to Campbell (01/12/15)
The Holcomb Hornets celebrated homecoming Friday, but festivities were hampered by a hard-fought loss to Campbell. Holcomb played three close quarters, but things fell apart in the fourth quarter as Campbell nearly doubled their score. "I think the little things really killed us tonight," said Holcomb head coach Chris Hahn after the game. Hahn is a native of Campbell. "We tried to dribble through their pressure on their press and we ended up turning it over quite a bit."...
Holcomb drops homecoming game to Campbell (01/12/15)
The Holcomb Hornets celebrated homecoming Friday, but festivities were hampered by a hard-fought loss to Campbell. Holcomb played three close quarters, but things fell apart in the fourth quarter as Campbell nearly doubled their score. "I think the little things really killed us tonight," said Holcomb head coach Chris Hahn after the game. Hahn is a native of Campbell. "We tried to dribble through their pressure on their press and we ended up turning it over quite a bit."...
January 8, 2015 Scoreboard (01/08/15)
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No. 6 Dexter nearly pulls off upset against No. 3 Kennett (12/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- After watching seventh-seeded Bloomfield stun second-seeded Malden, the Dexter Bearcats looked ready to pull off a second-straight upset Saturday night at the Bloomfield Christmad Tournament. Unfortunately for the sixth-seeded Bearcats, a few late rebounds proved to be the difference in game where third-seeded Kennett held on for a 42-41 quarterfinal win...
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...
BCT consolation quarterfinal box scores (12/28/14)
Saxony Lutheran, Puxico, Doniphan and East Prairie collected consolation quarterfinal victories at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament Saturday. No. 9 seeded Saxony Lutheran plays No. 13 seeded East Prairie in the first consolation semifinal Monday at 1 p.m. The second consolation semifinal between No. 10 seeded Puxico and No. 14 seeded Doniphan follows at about 2:30 p.m. Monday...
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...
Dexter takes down Portageville, seeds hold true during first round at Bloomfield (12/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- Unable to make up for a rough start, 11th-seeded Portageville fell to sixth-seeded Dexter 62-47 Friday in the opening round of the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament. "We played a good second half, but the first half we didn't show up," Bulldogs' head coach Jason Irby said. "That's been something we've struggled with all year, playing four quarters. Until we decide to play four quarters we might be in trouble."...
Twin Rivers towers over Holcomb, 64-31 (12/26/14)
The Holcomb Hornets (12) struggled mightily during a 64-31 loss to Twin Rivers (5) in the first round of the Bootheel Christmas Tournament. It seemed as Holcomb could only stand back and watch as the Royals sank six three pointers in the first quarter. Twin Rivers enjoyed a 27-8 lead at the beginning of the second quarter and never looked back...
Twin Rivers towers over Holcomb, 64-31 (12/26/14)
The Holcomb Hornets (12) struggled mightily during a 64-31 loss to Twin Rivers (5) in the first round of the Bootheel Christmas Tournament. It seemed as Holcomb could only stand back and watch as the Royals sank six three pointers in the first quarter. Twin Rivers enjoyed a 27-8 lead at the beginning of the second quarter and never looked back...
33-point quarter sends Hayti over Holcomb, 78-40 (12/18/14)
Hayti was in full control as they hosted Holcomb Thursday night. A massive 33-point third quarter propelled them to a 78-40 win. The Indians had three players score in double digits: Ted Hall with 10 points, Devon Riddick with 16, and Indaqual Presberry with 20...
33-point quarter sends Hayti over Holcomb, 78-40 (12/18/14)
Hayti was in full control as they hosted Holcomb Thursday night. A massive 33-point third quarter propelled them to a 78-40 win. The Indians had three players score in double digits: Ted Hall with 10 points, Devon Riddick with 16, and Indaqual Presberry with 20...
December 18, 2014 Scoreboard (12/18/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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...
Bernie takes down Twin Rivers in Holcomb Invite boys basketball championship (12/08/14)
HOLCOMB -- It didn't finish out like the rout it was last year. But it started out like one. A year after Bernie beat Twin Rivers by 28 points in the Holcomb Invitational (played in Bernie last year) championship, the top-seeded Mules took a double-digit lead in the first quarter Friday night...
Bernie earns top prize at Holcomb Invitational (12/06/14)
The Bernie Mules beat Twins Rivers for the Holcomb Invitational championship on Friday night. Twin Rivers struggled to find a way to take a lead agains the Mules, and the game ended 46-39. In the matchup for third place, Bloomfield beat Puxico 79-66. In the consolation championship, Campbell cruised past hosts Holcomb 44-25...
Bernie earns top prize at Holcomb Invitational (12/06/14)
The Bernie Mules beat Twins Rivers for the Holcomb Invitational championship on Friday night. Twin Rivers struggled to find a way to take a lead agains the Mules, and the game ended 46-39. In the matchup for third place, Bloomfield beat Puxico 79-66. In the consolation championship, Campbell cruised past hosts Holcomb 44-25...
December 5, 2014 Scoreboard (12/05/14)
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Bernie, Puxico secure opening-round wins at Holcomb Invitational (12/02/14)
Note: A photo gallery of Monday's action at the Holcomb Invitational is available at this link: View Photos Here HOLCOMB, Mo. - Bernie-Puxico Round 1 is set for Thursday at 6 p.m. after both programs secured quarterfinal victories at the eight-team Holcomb Invitational varsity boys basketball tournament Monday...
Holcomb Invitational Tournament bracket takes shape (12/02/14)
The first two days of the Holcomb Invitation Tournament are in the books, with Bernie, Puxico, Bloomfield, and Twin Rivers advancing in the winner's bracket.
Holcomb Invitational Tournament bracket takes shape (12/02/14)
The first two days of the Holcomb Invitation Tournament are in the books, with Bernie, Puxico, Bloomfield, and Twin Rivers advancing in the winner's bracket.
Stoddard County boys and girls basketball previews (12/01/14)
By DUSTIN WARD Daily Statesman ADVANCE, Mo. - Expectations remain high for the Advance Hornets varsity boys basketball program after a trip to the Class 2 state quarterfinals last season. "I expect a lot this season," Advance second-year coach Bubba Wheetley said. "It's going to be hard to replace Lane, but we've got some young kids coming up who can shoot and handle the ball pretty good. We are really looking forward to this year."...
Eighth graders shine at Bootheel Conference Tournament Day 2 (11/18/14)
Crowds gathered inside the Senath-Hornersville gymnasium Tuesday for the second night of the girls Bootheel Conference basketball tournament. This time, the talents of the area's eighth graders were on display.
Eighth graders shine at Bootheel Conference Tournament Day 2 (11/18/14)
Crowds gathered inside the Senath-Hornersville gymnasium Tuesday for the second night of the girls Bootheel Conference basketball tournament. This time, the talents of the area's eighth graders were on display.
Day 1 of girls Bootheel Conference Tournament (11/17/14)
Senath-Hornersville hosts the girls Bootheel Conference junior high basketball tournament throughout the week. The first day of play featured the seventh grade teams, with the hosts proving why they may be the strongest team in the tournament.
Day 1 of girls Bootheel Conference Tournament (11/17/14)
Senath-Hornersville hosts the girls Bootheel Conference junior high basketball tournament throughout the week. The first day of play featured the seventh grade teams, with the hosts proving why they may be the strongest team in the tournament.
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...
Holcomb beats Malden for first win of the season (11/13/14)
While Holcomb's seventh grade side already has some wins under their belt this year, Thursday night's battle against Malden marked the first win of the season for the eighth graders.
Holcomb beats Malden for first win of the season (11/13/14)
While Holcomb's seventh grade side already has some wins under their belt this year, Thursday night's battle against Malden marked the first win of the season for the eighth graders.
Holcomb falls to established Kennett program (11/04/14)
Kennett Middle School's girls basketball team traveled to Holcomb on Monday night, where both seventh and eighth grade teams won in convincing fashion.
Holcomb falls to established Kennett program (11/04/14)
Kennett Middle School's girls basketball team traveled to Holcomb on Monday night, where both seventh and eighth grade teams won in convincing fashion.
Campbell Junior High prevails while Holcomb struggles (10/28/14)
On Tuesday, Campbell traveled to Holcomb, where a strong performance propelled them to big victories in both seventh and eighth grade play. Seventh grade won 37-7, while the eighth grade won 43-24.
Campbell Junior High prevails while Holcomb struggles (10/28/14)
On Tuesday, Campbell traveled to Holcomb, where a strong performance propelled them to big victories in both seventh and eighth grade play. Seventh grade won 37-7, while the eighth grade won 43-24.
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...
Momentum continues for Campbell, tops Holcomb 12-2 (09/23/14)
The fall baseball season is quickly winding down ahead of tournaments next week. On Tuesday, Campbell hosted Holcomb in a game scheduled an hour early due to the Delta Fair Parade.
Momentum continues for Campbell, tops Holcomb 12-2 (09/23/14)
The fall baseball season is quickly winding down ahead of tournaments next week. On Tuesday, Campbell hosted Holcomb in a game scheduled an hour early due to the Delta Fair Parade.
Bloomfield baseball team slides past Holcomb 9-3 (09/19/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Bloomfield-Holcomb baseball game is available here: View Baseball Photos BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - A late arriving spectator would have missed out on most of the fun Thursday afternoon in the high school baseball contest between the Bloomfield Wildcats and Holcomb Hornets...
Bloomfield baseball team slides past Holcomb 9-3 (09/19/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Bloomfield-Holcomb baseball game is available here: View Baseball Photos BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - A late arriving spectator would have missed out on most of the fun Thursday afternoon in the high school baseball contest between the Bloomfield Wildcats and Holcomb Hornets...
Holcomb loses thriller against Kennett, tops Caruthersville (09/18/14)
Holcomb Hornets exhibited a strong defensive performance while hosting Kennett Tuesday afternoon.
Holcomb loses thriller against Kennett, tops Caruthersville (09/18/14)
Holcomb Hornets exhibited a strong defensive performance while hosting Kennett Tuesday afternoon.
Brooks leads Senath-Hornersville past Holcomb (09/16/14)
On Sept. 4, the Holcomb Hornets hosted Senath-Hornersville in a thrilling back and forth game that ultimately saw the Lions win 11-9. On Monday, the Hornets traveled to Senath with hopes of returning the favor and beating the Lions on their home turf.
Brooks leads Senath-Hornersville past Holcomb (09/16/14)
On Sept. 4, the Holcomb Hornets hosted Senath-Hornersville in a thrilling back and forth game that ultimately saw the Lions win 11-9. On Monday, the Hornets traveled to Senath with hopes of returning the favor and beating the Lions on their home turf.
Dexter claims first Dig for Life Classic title (09/15/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity volleyball team took home the top prize at the 48-team Dig for Life Classic for the first time in school history Saturday evening at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau. Dexter outlasted Park Hills Central 25-15, 25-13 in the title game after beating Notre Dame 25-12, 25-22 in a semifinal, St. Vincent 25-10, 25-14 in a quarterfinal and Eminence 25-11, 25-5 in a Round of 16 contest...
Dexter claims first Dig for Life Classic title (09/15/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity volleyball team took home the top prize at the 48-team Dig for Life Classic for the first time in school history Saturday evening at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau. Dexter outlasted Park Hills Central 25-15, 25-13 in the title game after beating Notre Dame 25-12, 25-22 in a semifinal, St. Vincent 25-10, 25-14 in a quarterfinal and Eminence 25-11, 25-5 in a Round of 16 contest...
Briefly: Dexter claims first Dig for Life Classic volleyball title (all SCAA scores included) (09/14/14)
Dexter beat Park Hills Central 25-15, 25-13 in the gold bracket championship, Portageville defeated Poplar Bluff 25-21, 15-25, 25-23 in the silver bracket championship and Malden beat Clarkton 25-21, 25-19 in the bronze bracket championship of the 48-team Dig for Life Classic volleyball tournament Saturday night at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau...
Dig for Life Scores (09/14/14)
COMPLETE POOL PLAY RESULTS POOL A/B Dexter def. Twin Rivers 25-11, 25-10 Central (Park Hills) def. Cooter 25-7, 25-3 Holcomb split South Iron 25-17, 22-25 Dexter def. Central (Park Hills) 25-20, 25-21 Holcomb def. Twin Rivers 25-19, 25-24 South Iron def. Cooter 25-9, 25-22...
September 5, 2014 Scoreboard (09/05/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Senath wins back and forth battle at Holcomb (09/05/14)
Another hot day loomed large over the baseball field outside Holcomb High School, as the Hornets fell 11-9 to a talented Senath-Hornersville team, who powered their way to their first win of the season.
Senath-Hornsersville wins back and forth battle at Holcomb (09/05/14)
Another hot day loomed large over the baseball field outside Holcomb High School, as the Hornets fell 11-9 to a talented Senath-Hornersville team, who powered their way to their first win of the season.
September 2, 2014 Scoreboard (09/02/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
August 30, 2014 Scoreboard (08/30/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Bloomfield baseball team hands Bernie first loss, edges Holcomb 3-0 at wood bat tournament (08/30/14)
BERNIE, Mo. - The bottom of the Bloomfield batting order exhibited patience at the plate and the top of order delivered in the clutch with runners on base as the Wildcats rallied for an 11-3 victory at Bernie Saturday afternoon. Bloomfield fell behind Bernie 2-0 in the first inning, but made up all of the ground in the top of the third inning when it scored four runs on just two hits to move ahead 4-2...
Holcomb opens fall baseball with walk-off double (08/29/14)
The Holcomb Hornets started the fall baseball season with a home game against Campbell. Holcomb's side was a much lighter team than last year, with some players out due to injury, while Campbell's crew was light on experience. With the help of a new face and a familiar, Holcomb found a way to win in dramatic fashion...
Holcomb opens fall baseball with walk-off double (08/28/14)
The Holcomb Hornets started the fall baseball season with a home game against Campbell. Holcomb's side was a much lighter team than last year, with some players out due to injury, while Campbell's crew was light on experience. With the help of one new face and one familiar, Holcomb found a way to win in dramatic fashion.
Holcomb opens fall baseball with walk-off double (08/28/14)
The Holcomb Hornets started the fall baseball season with a home game against Campbell. Holcomb's side was a much lighter team than last year, with some players out due to injury, while Campbell's crew was light on experience. With the help of one new face and one familiar, Holcomb found a way to win in dramatic fashion.
Loaded Bernie baseball team in search of repeat success (08/27/14)
BERNIE, Mo. - Bernie baseball coach Darrin Shipman knows repeating the success of a 2014 spring season that featured a 20-4 record, 18-game winning streak, district tournament championship and Malden Invitational title is a tall task. "We did have a good year," Bernie coach Darrin Shipman said of his squad's spring campaign. ...
2014 High School Volleyball Schedules (08/16/14)
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Volleyball class & district assignments released (08/15/14)
Class and district assignments were released Friday for the 2014 and 2015 seasons for high school volleyball. The only SCAA school changing moving up or down a class is Bloomfield. The Wildcats will moved from Class 1 to Class 2 this season. Bloomfield is slated to compete in Class 2, District 2, with Charleston, Puxico, Saxony Lutheran, Scott City, Twin Rivers and Woodland...
Fighting Squirrels open play at World Series Friday night (08/05/14)
The Charleston Fighting Squirrels begin its quest for its first World Series title in franchise history Friday in Ephrata, Washington. 10 teams from nine states are slated to compete at the eight-day tournament at Johnson-O'Brien Stadium in Ephrata...
Fighting Squirrels edge Oskaloosa 4-1 to advance to Sunday night's regional championship (07/27/14)
The Charleston Fighting Squirrels advanced to the Midwest Plains Regional championship with a 4-1 victory against Oskaloosa Sunday afternoon. Charleston jumped on top of Oskaloosa early with two runs on two hits and a walk in the bottom of the first inning. Matt Ulrich drove home Charleston's first run with a sacrifice fly. A two-out RBI single by Blake Wolferding plated Charleston's second run...
WORLD SERIES BOUND: Fighting Squirrels beat Eden Prairie 4-1 in regional championship (07/28/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels beat Eden Prairie, Minnesota 4-1 Sunday night to secure its second straight birth in the Senior Babe Ruth World Series. The Fighting Squirrels opened the Midwest Plains Regional final with three consecutive hits in the bottom of the first inning. ...
Fighting Squirrels beat Dickinson 9-0, advance to Sunday's regional semifinals (07/26/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels locked up the No. 1 seed in Pool B at the Midwest Plains Regional Saturday night with a 9-0 victory against host Dickinson, North Dakota . Charleston, which beat Holyoke, Colorado 11-1 Thursday and Eden Prairie Black, Minnesota 3-1 Friday, finishes 3-0 in Pool B...
Squirrels continue back-to-back regional title quest Saturday in North Dakota (07/26/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The success continued for the Charleston Fighting Squirrels Friday at the Senior Babe Ruth Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, North Dakota. Charleston, which blistered Holyoke, Colorado, 11-1 in six innings Thursday, improved to 2-0 in Pool B with a 3-1 victory against Eden Prairie Black, Minnesota, Friday afternoon...
Fighting Squirrels open Midwest Plains Regional with 11-1 win against Holyoke (includes all Thursday results) (07/24/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels experienced little difficulty securing a victory in its first game at the Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, N.D., Thursday afternoon. Charleston calculated at least one run in every inning it batted with the exception of the top of the fith as it cruised past Holyoke, Colo., 11-1 in six innings at Astoria Field at Southside Ballpark...
Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH (07/23/14)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey...
Charleston Fighting Squirrels open play at Midwest Plains Regional Thursday (07/22/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels baseball program begins its quest for a second straight World Series birth Thursday at the Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, N.D. The eight-team tournament is slated for July 23-27 at Astoria Field at Southside Ballpark. Pool play takes place Thursday, Friday and Saturday with bracket play scheduled for Sunday...
Relaxed Fighting Squirrels edge Boonville 3-1 for seventh state title in eight years (07/17/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - After enjoying his first shave in several months following a 9-3 loss to Boonville in Game 26 of the double-elimination Senior Babe Ruth state tournament Tuesday night Charleston Fighting Squirrels coach Michael Minner put serious thought into who should pitch Wednesday night's winner-take-all state championship...
Boonville eliminates Leopold, hands Charleston first loss to force winner-take-all championship Wednesday (07/16/14)
The stage is set for a winner-take-all championship at the Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state tournament Wednesday night at 5:30 p.m. at Hillhouse Park in Charleston. Boonville edged the SEMO Pirates of Leopold 4-1 in Game 25 of the state tournament and followed by handing Charleston a 9-3 loss in Game 26 Tuesday night...
Charleston offense avoids panic attack, rallies to beat Leopold 6-5 at SBR state tournament (07/14/14)
CHARLESTON , Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels avoided a panic attack at the plate after falling behind four runs against the SEMO Pirates of Leopold Sunday afternoon in the winner's bracket championship of the Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state tournament at Hillhouse Park...
Charleston, Piedmont & Leopold advance to championship semifinals of SBR state tournament (07/12/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels continued to experience offensive success without hitting the ball out of the ballpark Friday afternoon at the Senior Babe Ruth state tournament. The Fighting Squirrels had five hitters bunt in the first three innings...
Dexter boys basketball team goes 5-1 at Malden Shootout (07/09/14)
MALDEN, Mo. - The success continued for the Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball program earlier this week. The Bearcats finished the two-day Malden Shootout with a record of 5-1 Tuesday. Dexter beat Advance 56-38 in Game 1, lost to New Madrid County Central 68-27 in Game 2, edged Delta C-7 49-47 in Game 3, beat Risco 57-18 in Game 4, beat Holcomb 53-19 in Game 5 and beat Malden 40-36 in Game 6...
Final boys Rib City Shootout of summer begins Friday at Dexter (07/09/14)
The schedule has been released for the final Rib City boys basketball tournament this summer. The event is slated for Friday and Saturday at Dexter. Games will be played at the Bearcat Event Center, Dexter Middle School Gymnasium, Dexter High School Gymnasium and Southwest Elementary Gymnasium...
Latest updated Rib City Shootout Schedule (July 11-12) (07/11/14)
The schedule has been released for the final Rib City boys basketball tournament this summer. The event is slated for Friday and Saturday at Dexter. Games will be played at the Bearcat Event Center, Dexter Middle School Gymnasium, Dexter High School Gymnasium and Southwest Elementary Gymnasium...
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. ...
Holcomb dominates Hornersville 10-0 in pitching machine action (06/03/14)
The clouds rolled in, but the rain stayed away long enough for baseball action in Hornersville on Friday, May 23. The Hornersville PMC (Prospect Metal Co.) hosted Holcomb 7 & 8 year olds in pitching machine league. Holcomb headed out to the plate to start the game. With two outs, Brandon Martin hit a single, followed by Gavin Merritt who snagged an in-the-park home run, giving Holcomb a 2-0 lead in the top of the first...
Something old, something new: Pemiscot County returns to Legion diamond Sunday (05/28/14)
There will be a mix of old and new when the Pemiscot County Eagles Senior American Legion baseball team takes the field Sunday afternoon against Blytheville, Ark. While this will not be the first time that Pemiscot County has fielded a Senior American Legion baseball team, it will be the first time since the 1990s that Pemiscot County has had a team...
Something old, something new: Pemiscot County returns to Legion diamond Sunday (05/28/14)
There will be a mix of old and new when the Pemiscot County Eagles Senior American Legion baseball team takes the field Sunday afternoon against Blytheville, Ark. While this will not be the first time that Pemiscot County has fielded a Senior American Legion baseball team, it will be the first time since the 1990s that Pemiscot County has had a team...
Bootheel Conference honors its top softball players (05/24/14)
Coming off of what might be the most memorable season in its history, the Bootheel Conference recently announced its all-conference softball team. State champion Kennett led the way with four first-team selections, including Player of the Year Kelsey Washburn. She was joined by teammates Shayla Jansson, Hannah Criswell and Logan Vaughan on the first team, while head coach Kevin McCaig was named the conference's Coach of the Year...
Bootheel Conference honors its top softball players (05/24/14)
Coming off of what might be the most memorable season in its history, the Bootheel Conference recently announced its all-conference softball team. State champion Kennett led the way with four first-team selections, including Player of the Year Kelsey Washburn. She was joined by teammates Shayla Jansson, Hannah Criswell and Logan Vaughan on the first team, while head coach Kevin McCaig was named the conference's Coach of the Year...
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...
Kennett has record day at SEMO Central track meet (05/06/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- The Kennett Indians and Lady Indians track teams matched or surpassed a pair of school records as they each finished third at the SEMO Central Conference track meet here Monday at Notre Dame Regional High School. On the boys side, Maliek Parker set a new school record in 100-meter dash with a time of 10.47 seconds, eclipsing the previous record of 10.65 seconds held by Darius Warren...
Kennett has record day at SEMO Central track meet (05/06/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- The Kennett Indians and Lady Indians track teams matched or surpassed a pair of school records as they each finished third at the SEMO Central Conference track meet here Monday at Notre Dame Regional High School. On the boys side, Maliek Parker set a new school record in 100-meter dash with a time of 10.47 seconds, eclipsing the previous record of 10.65 seconds held by Darius Warren...
Holcomb standout Houart to play baseball for Three Rivers (05/03/14)
Choosing to play collegiate baseball at Three Rivers College in Poplar Bluff was not a hard choice for Holcomb High School senior Dustin Houart. It then should come as no surprise that Houart recently signed with Three Rivers to continue his baseball career there next season...
Holcomb standout Houart to play baseball for Three Rivers (05/03/14)
Choosing to play collegiate baseball at Three Rivers College in Poplar Bluff was not a hard choice for Holcomb High School senior Dustin Houart. It then should come as no surprise that Houart recently signed with Three Rivers to continue his baseball career there next season...
Bernie defeats Holcomb 2-1 at Memphis (05/03/14)
MEMPHIS, Tenn.. - The Bernie Mules baseball team extended its winning streak to a baker's dozen Thursday with a 2-1 victory against the Holcomb Hornets at AutoZone Park in Memphis, Tenn. An RBI single by Colton Dunbar gave Holcomb a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning. Bernie tied the game at 1-1 on a RBI double by Austin Beck in the top of the fifth inning. Josh Stevens had a game-winning RBI single in the top of the seventh that set the final score...
Bernie defeats Holcomb 2-1 at Memphis (05/03/14)
MEMPHIS, Tenn.. - The Bernie Mules baseball team extended its winning streak to a baker's dozen Thursday with a 2-1 victory against the Holcomb Hornets at AutoZone Park in Memphis, Tenn. An RBI single by Colton Dunbar gave Holcomb a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning. Bernie tied the game at 1-1 on a RBI double by Austin Beck in the top of the fifth inning. Josh Stevens had a game-winning RBI single in the top of the seventh that set the final score...
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...
May 1, 2014 Scoreboard (05/01/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Bernie enters latest MBCA state baseball rankings (04/30/14)
The Missouri Baseball Coaches Association released its latest state baseball rankings earlier this week. Bernie is the only SCAA school ranked. The Mules are ranked No. 10 in Class 2. Joining the Mules in Class 2 are: No. 1 Valle Catholic, No. 2 Chaffee, No. 3 Sacred Heart, No. 4 Hartville, No. 5 East Carter County, No. 6 Canton and Portageville, No. 8 Neelyville and No. 9 Linn. Thayer, Crane, Greenville, Holcomb, Billings, Skyline and Spokan received votes in Class 2...
Bernie baseball team extends winning streak to 12 with 5-2 victory at Bell City (04/30/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Bernie-Bell City baseball game is available at this link: View Photos Here BELL CITY, Mo. - The Bernie Mules pitching staff has had the luxury of receiving a surplus of run support for much of the 2014 season. The Mules, which are ranked No. 10 in the latest Class 2 state poll, are averaging close to nine runs per game offensively in the 2014 spring season...
Holcomb rallies past Lady Lions into semis (04/26/14)
Two days after a pulling off an improbable rally to take a win over the Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions, the Holcomb Lady Hornets did it again. The Lady Hornets rallied from three runs down in the bottom of the seventh inning to pull out a 5-4 win against Senath-Hornersville in the first round of the Bootheel Conference Tournament Friday evening at Indian Park...
Holcomb rallies past Lady Lions into semis (04/26/14)
Two days after a pulling off an improbable rally to take a win over the Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions, the Holcomb Lady Hornets did it again. The Lady Hornets rallied from three runs down in the bottom of the seventh inning to pull out a 5-4 win against Senath-Hornersville in the first round of the Bootheel Conference Tournament Friday evening at Indian Park...
Cooter brings halt to Lions' winning streak in rain (04/25/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- Tyler McElvain pitched seven innings of one-run, five-hit baseball as the Cooter Wildcats halted the Senath-Hornersville Lions' eight-game winning streak with a rain-soaked 5-1 win here Thursday. Cooter took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the second inning when Riley Hickerson singled and later scored on Riley Maddox's base hit...
Cooter brings halt to Lions' winning streak in rain (04/25/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- Tyler McElvain pitched seven innings of one-run, five-hit baseball as the Cooter Wildcats halted the Senath-Hornersville Lions' eight-game winning streak with a rain-soaked 5-1 win here Thursday. Cooter took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the second inning when Riley Hickerson singled and later scored on Riley Maddox's base hit...
Four SCAA players, coach make media all-state hoops team (04/23/14)
The Missouri Sportswriters and Broadcasters released its media all-state basketball team at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday. Four players and a coach were selected all-state from SCAA schools. Dexter coach Chad Allen was selected as the Class 4 girls basketball Coach of the Year...
Bloomfield baseball team beats state-ranked Holcomb 9-2, suffers 2-0 loss to NMCC (04/20/14)
MALDEN, Mo. - Bloomfield Wildcats baseball coach Tyler Trover felt it was time to stop the bleeding after his team suffered a 2-0 loss to New Madrid County Central in its first of two scheduled games at the Malden tournament Saturday. The tourniquet he chose for the task was staff ace Tim Fox...
NMCC closes out Malden Invitational with two wins (04/21/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- Highlighted by a monster 11-run inning against Holcomb, the New Madrid County Central Eagles closed out the Malden Invitational with a pair of wins courtesy of the Hornets and Bloomfield Wildcats "It's good," NMCC head coach Joseph McClarty said. "You come over here and play four games in two days and come out of this thing 3-1. We played a good Bloomfield team this morning and a good Holcomb team as well."...
Bloomfield baseball team beats state-ranked Holcomb 9-2, suffers 2-0 loss to NMCC (04/21/14)
MALDEN, Mo. - Bloomfield Wildcats baseball coach Tyler Trover felt it was time to stop the bleeding after his team suffered a 2-0 loss to New Madrid County Central in its first of two scheduled games at the Malden tournament Saturday. The tourniquet he chose for the task was staff ace Tim Fox...
High school roundup: Advance collects pair of wins at baseball tourney (04/20/14)
All the local high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
Briefly: Bernie wins Malden baseball tournament (includes all 18 tournament scores) (04/19/14)
MALDEN, Mo. - The Bernie Mules took home the top prize at the nine-team two-day Malden Invitational varsity baseball tournament late Saturday night. Bernie, Advance and Doniphan won their respective 3-team preliminary pools Friday to advance to Saturday's 3-team championship pool...
Walk leaving Holcomb for Puxico (04/19/14)
Even though Nathan Walk has enjoyed the one season that he has coached boys basketball at Holcomb High School, there were too many reasons not to pass up a chance to go coach at Puxico next season. Walk recently was named the new boys basketball at Puxico and will take the reins of the Stoddard County school for next season...
Walk leaving Holcomb for Puxico (04/19/14)
Even though Nathan Walk has enjoyed the one season that he has coached boys basketball at Holcomb High School, there were too many reasons not to pass up a chance to go coach at Puxico next season. Walk recently was named the new boys basketball at Puxico and will take the reins of the Stoddard County school for next season...
Briefly: Bernie wins Malden baseball tournament (includes all 18 tournament scores) (04/19/14)
MALDEN, Mo. - The Bernie Mules took home the top prize at the nine-team two-day Malden Invitational varsity baseball tournament late Saturday night. Bernie, Advance and Doniphan won their respective 3-team preliminary pools Friday to advance to Saturday's 3-team championship pool...
Schedule set for Malden baseball tournament, latest state rankings released (04/16/14)
The schedule has been released for the 9-team Malden Invitational baseball tournament. The tournament will take place Friday and Saturday on two baseball fields in Malden. The tournament is divided into three 3-team pools. Malden, Advance and Holcomb will compete in Pool A; Portageville, Doniphan and Bloomfield will compete in Pool B; and Bernie, Cooter and NMCC will compete in Pool C...
Schedule set for Malden baseball tournament, latest state rankings released (04/16/14)
The schedule has been released for the 9-team Malden Invitational baseball tournament. The tournament will take place Friday and Saturday on two baseball fields in Malden. The tournament is divided into three 3-team pools. Malden, Advance and Holcomb will compete in Pool A; Portageville, Doniphan and Bloomfield will compete in Pool B; and Bernie, Cooter and NMCC will compete in Pool C...
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...
Fast start fuels Lady Tribe again (04/05/14)
HOLCOMB, Mo. -- After a slow start this spring, the Kennett Lady Indians are becoming known as a fast starting team on the softball field. For the fourth game in a row, the Lady Tribe raced out to a double-digit lead and made it stand up, this time for a 17-7 win against the Holcomb Lady Hornets here Friday in a Bootheel Conference contest...
Fast start fuels Lady Tribe again (04/05/14)
HOLCOMB, Mo. -- After a slow start this spring, the Kennett Lady Indians are becoming known as a fast starting team on the softball field. For the fourth game in a row, the Lady Tribe raced out to a double-digit lead and made it stand up, this time for a 17-7 win against the Holcomb Lady Hornets here Friday in a Bootheel Conference contest...
April 1, 2014 Scoreboard (04/01/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
SCAA softball & baseball results (03/31/14)
SOFTBALL: Malden 8, Bernie 2 The Malden Green Wave softball team tallied six runs in the top of the first inning and never trailed after on its way to an 8-2 victory against the Bernie Mules Monday afternoon. Bernie scored both of its runs in the bottom of the seventh inning...
March 31, 2014 Scoreboard (03/31/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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...
Lady Indians serve up doubleheader sweep of Holcomb (03/13/14)
So much of junior high athletics is about the future -- not only helping the players mature into young adults, but also to prepare them for high school competition and to build the varsity program. Getting a lot of wins in the process isn't too bad, either...
No. 5 Portageville upsets fourth-seeded Holcomb 62-54 (02/25/14)
BLOOMFIELD (SMNS) - The No. 5 seeded Portageville Bulldogs beat the No. 4 seeded Holcomb Hornets 62-54 to account for the only quarterfinal upset at the Class 2, District 1, boys basketball tournament Monday. Portageville trailed 45-42 at the start of the fourth quarter. The contest was tied 49-49 with four minutes remaining. The Bulldogs scored the next nine points to move ahead 58-49 with less than two minutes remaining and led by at least four the rest of the way...
Bernie, Portageville, Hayti and South Pemiscot boys advance to Class 2 semifinals at Bloomfield (02/25/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The top-seeded Bernie Mules moved one step closer to repeating as Class 2, District 1, champs with an 84-35 district quarterfinal win against Cooter Monday. The Mules hit five of its eight 3-pointers in the first half. Bernie built a 51-20 lead by halftime and padded its advantage to 74-31 by the start of the fourth quarter...
Portageville ends Hornets' season in quarterfinals (02/25/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- The fifth-seeded Portageville Bulldogs beat the No. 4 Holcomb Hornets 62-54 to account for the only quarterfinal upset at the Class 2, District 1 boys basketball tournament Monday. Portageville trailed 45-42 at the start of the fourth quarter. The contest was tied 49-49 with four minutes remaining. The Bulldogs scored the next nine points to move ahead 58-49 with less than two minutes remaining and led by at least four the rest of the way...
Portageville ends Hornets' season in quarterfinals (02/25/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- The fifth-seeded Portageville Bulldogs beat the No. 4 Holcomb Hornets 62-54 to account for the only quarterfinal upset at the Class 2, District 1 boys basketball tournament Monday. Portageville trailed 45-42 at the start of the fourth quarter. The contest was tied 49-49 with four minutes remaining. The Bulldogs scored the next nine points to move ahead 58-49 with less than two minutes remaining and led by at least four the rest of the way...
No. 5 Portageville upsets fourth-seeded Holcomb 62-54 (02/25/14)
BLOOMFIELD (SMNS) - The No. 5 seeded Portageville Bulldogs beat the No. 4 seeded Holcomb Hornets 62-54 to account for the only quarterfinal upset at the Class 2, District 1, boys basketball tournament Monday. Portageville trailed 45-42 at the start of the fourth quarter. The contest was tied 49-49 with four minutes remaining. The Bulldogs scored the next nine points to move ahead 58-49 with less than two minutes remaining and led by at least four the rest of the way...
Bernie, Portageville, Hayti and South Pemiscot boys advance to Class 2 semifinals at Bloomfield (02/25/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The top-seeded Bernie Mules moved one step closer to repeating as Class 2, District 1, champs with an 84-35 district quarterfinal win against Cooter Monday. The Mules hit five of its eight 3-pointers in the first half. Bernie built a 51-20 lead by halftime and padded its advantage to 74-31 by the start of the fourth quarter...
Postseason arrives for area's smaller schools (02/22/14)
Dustin Ferguson did not take too long to celebrate after his Clarkton Reindeer wrapped up the Tri-County Conference regular season title Wednesday night. Before the night was even over, Ferguson was watching film of the last meeting between his team and Risco, both of whom are the top seeds in the Class 1, District 1 Tournament that kicks off Monday at Risco...
Clarkton downs Holcomb in district tuneup (02/21/14)
CLARKTON, Mo. -- The Clarkton Reindeer used a strong first quarter to build up a 10-point halftime lead and made it stand up the rest of the way as they closed out the regular season with a 78-66 win over the Holcomb Hornets here Thursday night. "We hit a lot of shots early," Clarkton coach Dustin Ferguson said. "Offensively, we were moving the ball and getting guys open with solid screens."...
Clarkton downs Holcomb in district tuneup (02/21/14)
CLARKTON, Mo. -- The Clarkton Reindeer used a strong first quarter to build up a 10-point halftime lead and made it stand up the rest of the way as they closed out the regular season with a 78-66 win over the Holcomb Hornets here Thursday night. "We hit a lot of shots early," Clarkton coach Dustin Ferguson said. "Offensively, we were moving the ball and getting guys open with solid screens."...
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...
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bearcats roll, NMCC edges Malden (02/14/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Five Dexter players scored in double figures as the Lady Bearcats rolled over Cape Central 93-34. Erika Cobb led Dexter (18-3) with 17 points followed by Hannah Noe's 16, Alison Jarrell's and Paige Patterson's 15 and Melanie McKuin's 12...
Hornets outlast Bloomfield for road win (02/14/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- The Holcomb Hornets varsity boys basketball team outlasted the Bloomfield Wildcats 55-49 Thursday night in a closely contested affair that featured six lead changes after halftime. The Hornets entered halftime with a 30-23 advantage after outscoring the Wildcats 11-4 in the first period. ...
Hornets outlast Bloomfield for road win (02/14/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- The Holcomb Hornets varsity boys basketball team outlasted the Bloomfield Wildcats 55-49 Thursday night in a closely contested affair that featured six lead changes after halftime. The Hornets entered halftime with a 30-23 advantage after outscoring the Wildcats 11-4 in the first period. ...
Holcomb defense halts Bloomfield boys in fourth quarter 55-49 (02/14/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Holcomb Hornets varsity boys basketball team outlasted the Bloomfield Wildcats 55-49 Thursday night in a closely contested affair that featured six lead changes after halftime. The Hornets entered halftime with a 30-23 advantage after outscoring the Wildcats 11-4 in the first period. ...
Holcomb defense halts Bloomfield boys in fourth quarter 55-49 (02/14/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Holcomb Hornets varsity boys basketball team outlasted the Bloomfield Wildcats 55-49 Thursday night in a closely contested affair that featured six lead changes after halftime. The Hornets entered halftime with a 30-23 advantage after outscoring the Wildcats 11-4 in the first period. ...
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bearcats roll, NMCC edges Malden (02/14/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Five Dexter players scored in double figures as the Lady Bearcats rolled over Cape Central 93-34. Erika Cobb led Dexter (18-3) with 17 points followed by Hannah Noe's 16, Alison Jarrell's and Paige Patterson's 15 and Melanie McKuin's 12...
Caruthersville, South Pem roll into Bootheel championship game (02/13/14)
CAMPBELL, Mo. -- The third-seeded South Pemiscot Bulldogs used a strong third-quarter performance to break open a close game and defeat the No. 2 Hayti Indians 62-47 in the semifinals of the Bootheel Conference Tournament here Wednesday night. South Pem will face top-seeded Caruthersville, who beat No. 4 Holcomb 93-54 in the early semifinal on Wednesday...
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...
February 12, 2014 Scoreboard (02/12/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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...
Lions halt skid with win over Campbell (01/29/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- The Senath-Hornersville Lions used a strong second half and overcame the illness of standout Kyle Moore to down the Campbell Camels 56-43 here Tuesday night in a Bootheel Conference boys basketball game. The win snaps a six-game losing streak for the Lions (7-10) that dated back to Jan. 12...
Lions halt skid with win over Campbell (01/29/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- The Senath-Hornersville Lions used a strong second half and overcame the illness of standout Kyle Moore to down the Campbell Camels 56-43 here Tuesday night in a Bootheel Conference boys basketball game. The win snaps a six-game losing streak for the Lions (7-10) that dated back to Jan. 12...
January 28, 2014 Scoreboard (01/28/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Lions find some positives despite loss at South Pemiscot (01/25/14)
STEELE, Mo. -- Despite suffering an 83-64 loss to the South Pemiscot Bulldogs here Friday night, Senath-Hornersville Lions' coach Glenn Eubanks still found much to praise his team for in defeat. First of all, the Lions (6-9) competed well against arguably one of the toughest teams in the Bootheel Conference, a fact that was not lost on Eubanks...
Lions find some positives despite loss at South Pemiscot (01/25/14)
STEELE, Mo. -- Despite suffering an 83-64 loss to the South Pemiscot Bulldogs here Friday night, Senath-Hornersville Lions' coach Glenn Eubanks still found much to praise his team for in defeat. First of all, the Lions (6-9) competed well against arguably one of the toughest teams in the Bootheel Conference, a fact that was not lost on Eubanks...
PREP ROUNDUP: Pavy sinks game-winner for Risco, Richland nabs first win (01/25/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com HOLCOMB -- Jordan Pavy hit the game-winning shot as time dwindled down and the Risco Tigers improved to a .500 record on the year with a 78-76 win over Holcomb on the road. With the game tied at 76-all and 11 seconds left, Pavy, who finished with a game-high 35 points, drove the length of the floor and pulled up for a 5-foot jump shot that found it's mark. Holcomb's desperation heave fell by the wayside directly following and Risco improved to 7-7 on the season...
January 24, 2014 Scoreboard (01/24/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Portageville pulls away to defeat Lions (01/22/14)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- The Senath-Hornersville Lions had trouble getting the ball in the hoop Tuesday night and could not prevent a monster night from A.J. Banks on the way to a 58-36 loss to the Portageville Bulldogs here Tuesday night. In other games Tuesday, Holcomb downed Delta C7 59-53 and Hayti defeated Malden 71-50...
Portageville pulls away to defeat Lions (01/22/14)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- The Senath-Hornersville Lions had trouble getting the ball in the hoop Tuesday night and could not prevent a monster night from A.J. Banks on the way to a 58-36 loss to the Portageville Bulldogs here Tuesday night. In other games Tuesday, Holcomb downed Delta C7 59-53 and Hayti defeated Malden 71-50...
Dexter girls beat undefeated Park Hills 77-58, Bernie boys down Holcomb 58-44 (01/21/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team outscored the Park Hills Central Rebels by single digits in every quarter Monday night on its way to a 77-58 home victory. Dexter led 45-35 at halftime before it opened the second half with a 12-2 run to take its largest lead of the game at 57-37 with 5:54 remaining in the third quarter...
Briefly: Hornets win Bootheel Conference battle with Lions (01/18/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- The Holcomb Hornets used a fourth-quarter run to turn a five-point deficit into a seven-point lead as they pulled out a 64-57 win over the Senath-Hornersville Lions here Saturday night in a Bootheel Conference contest. Ryan Reeves scored 11 of his team-high 23 points in the final period as Holcomb pulled out the road win. Cameron Clark had 15, while Preston Sikes finished with 10...
Late run lifts Holcomb past Lions in Bootheel conference contest (01/21/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- The Holcomb Hornets used a 13-0 run midway through the fourth quarter to turn a five-point deficit into an eight-point lead and rally for a 64-57 win over the Senath-Hornersville Lions here Saturday night in a Bootheel Conference contest...
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...
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...
Reindeer pull away against East Prairie (01/17/14)
CLARKTON, Mo. -- For the second time in three nights, the Clarkton Reindeer found themselves in a close basketball game going into the fourth quarter. And for the second time in three nights, the Reindeer dominated the game's final minutes to take a 65-55 win over the East Prairie Eagles here Thursday night...
Reindeer pull away against East Prairie (01/17/14)
CLARKTON, Mo. -- For the second time in three nights, the Clarkton Reindeer found themselves in a close basketball game going into the fourth quarter. And for the second time in three nights, the Reindeer dominated the game's final minutes to take a 65-55 win over the East Prairie Eagles here Thursday night...
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...
January 14, 2014 Scoreboard (01/14/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Hornets spoil Campbell homecoming (01/11/14)
CAMPBELL, Mo. -- Nathan Walk knew that his Holcomb Hornets would have to bring their A game on the road to spoil homecoming for the Campbell Camels. Mission accomplished. The Hornets used a smothering defense and a strong inside attack to race out to a big lead and never look back in a 58-41 win over Campbell here Friday night in a Bootheel Conference contest...
Hornets spoil Campbell homecoming (01/11/14)
CAMPBELL, Mo. -- Nathan Walk knew that his Holcomb Hornets would have to bring their A game on the road to spoil homecoming for the Campbell Camels. Mission accomplished. The Hornets used a smothering defense and a strong inside attack to race out to a big lead and never look back in a 58-41 win over Campbell here Friday night in a Bootheel Conference contest...
January 10, 2014 Scoreboard (01/10/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
South Pem rolls past Hornets; Lions lose close one at Hayti (01/08/14)
STEELE, Mo. -- As the cliché goes, you have to score to win. The South Pemiscot Bulldogs certainly did that Tuesday night. The Bulldogs scored 37 points in the first quarter and shot 61 percent from the field as they rolled to a 74-46 victory over the Holcomb Hornets here Tuesday night...
South Pem rolls past Hornets; Lions lose close one at Hayti (01/08/14)
STEELE, Mo. -- As the cliché goes, you have to score to win. The South Pemiscot Bulldogs certainly did that Tuesday night. The Bulldogs scored 37 points in the first quarter and shot 61 percent from the field as they rolled to a 74-46 victory over the Holcomb Hornets here Tuesday night...
Saxony to play in 9th-place contest (12/29/13)
Jack Lake had a triple-double with a game-high 29 points, 13 rebounds and 11 blocks to lead the fifth-seeded Crusaders to a 69-53 victory over No. 8 Holcomb in a consolation semifinal in the 57th Annual Bloomfield Christmas Tournament on Saturday. Hunter Coe tallied 14 points and nine assists while Chase Steffens recorded eight assists for Saxony Lutheran (6-3). Zach Beal notched a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Crusaders...
Bloomfield Roundup: Bernie and Kennett advance, Portageville eliminated (12/28/13)
BLOOMFIELD -- Coming back from a rough start, third-seeded Bernie took down fifth-seeded Twin Rivers 62-45. Bernie trailed by five point after the first quarter, but outscored the Royals 22-12 in the second to take a five-point lead into the break. They outpaced Twin Rivers a combined 35-23 in the second half to hold on for the win...