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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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...
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...
Saturday's final four set in consolation bracket at Bloomfield Christmas Tournament (12/28/13)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The consolation semifinals are set at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament following quarterfinal action Friday night. Holcomb will play Saxony Lutheran in the first consolation semifinal Saturday at 1 p.m. Puxico will meet Van Buren in the second consolation semifinal Saturday at 2:30 p.m...
Saturday's final four set in consolation bracket at Bloomfield Christmas Tournament (12/28/13)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The consolation semifinals are set at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament following quarterfinal action Friday night. Holcomb will play Saxony Lutheran in the first consolation semifinal Saturday at 1 p.m. Puxico will meet Van Buren in the second consolation semifinal Saturday at 2:30 p.m...
Bearcats escape Portageville in a day of few first round upsets at Bloomfield (12/27/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- Nearly undone by a rough third quarter, the seventh-seeded Dexter Bearcats escaped the opening round of the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament on Thursday with a 54-49 win over 11th-seeded Portageville. "We had a good first half and then in the second half I think we got tired a little bit at times," Dexter head coach Rob Nichols said. ...
December 27, 2013 Scoreboard (12/27/13)
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Bloomfield Box Scores: Kennett, Hayti, Twin Rivers, South Pemiscot and Malden win first round games (12/27/13)
No. 1 Kennett 104, No. 16 Richland 50 The top-seeded Kennett Indians reached the century mark for the first time this season in a 104-50 first-round win against the No. 16 seeded Richland Rebels. Four Kennett players finished in double digits. Kevonte Mitchell tallied 28 points, Antavies Drake scored 22 points, Akeem Nelson calculated 15 points and Rantrell Caruthers recorded 11 points...
Bloomfield Box Scores: Kennett, Hayti, Twin Rivers, South Pemiscot and Malden win first round games (12/27/13)
No. 1 Kennett 104, No. 16 Richland 50 The top-seeded Kennett Indians reached the century mark for the first time this season in a 104-50 first-round win against the No. 16 seeded Richland Rebels. Four Kennett players finished in double digits. Kevonte Mitchell tallied 28 points, Antavies Drake scored 22 points, Akeem Nelson calculated 15 points and Rantrell Caruthers recorded 11 points...
Bearcats escape Portageville in a day of few first round upsets at Bloomfield (12/27/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- Nearly undone by a rough third quarter, the seventh-seeded Dexter Bearcats escaped the opening round of the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament on Thursday with a 54-49 win over 11th-seeded Portageville. "We had a good first half and then in the second half I think we got tired a little bit at times," Dexter head coach Rob Nichols said. ...
Malden edges Holcomb in final minutes (12/27/13)
In the final contest of the evening during the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament, the ninth seeded Malden Green Wave took on the eighth seeded Holcomb Hornets. Holcomb big man Bub Davis scored two early buckets down low, sparking an early 10-5 run from the Hornets. Holcomb extended their lead to 18-9 following a Cameron Clark and one and led 18-11 after the first quarter...
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...
A look ahead; Bloomfield Christmas Tournament (12/25/13)
On December 26, the annual Bloomfield Christmas Tournament is scheduled to began. The 16 team tournament will run from Dec. 26 to Dec. 30, with the consolation game, fifth place game, third place game and championship game all being played on Dec. 30 (Monday). The opening round lineup is listed below...
December 19, 2013 Scoreboard (12/19/13)
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December 17, 2013 Scoreboard (12/17/13)
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Mules down Twin Rivers 66-38 in Bernie Invitational title game, Holcomb beats Bloomfield by one for third (12/13/13)
BERNIE, Mo. - The top-seeded Bernie Mules varsity boys basketball team didn't appear rusty after having to endure a week layoff at the eight-team Bernie Invitational due to inclement weather. Seven days after defending champion Bernie beat fifth-seeded Holcomb 70-48 in a championship semifinal it cruised past third-seeded Twin Rivers 66-38 to secure the title at its opening-season tournament for the sixth time in the last seven seasons...
Mules down Twin Rivers 66-38 in Bernie Invitational title game, Holcomb beats Bloomfield by one for third (12/13/13)
BERNIE, Mo. - The top-seeded Bernie Mules varsity boys basketball team didn't appear rusty after having to endure a week layoff at the eight-team Bernie Invitational due to inclement weather. Seven days after defending champion Bernie beat fifth-seeded Holcomb 70-48 in a championship semifinal it cruised past third-seeded Twin Rivers 66-38 to secure the title at its opening-season tournament for the sixth time in the last seven seasons...
December 12, 2013 Scoreboard (12/12/13)
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Bernie & Twin Rivers book spots in Bernie Inv. final (12/05/13)
Note: 27 photos of Wednesday's semifinal action are available in a photo gallery at this link: View Photos Here BERNIE, Mo. - The stage is set for yet another epic showdown between the Bernie Mules and Twin Rivers Royals at the Bernie Invitational varsity boys basketball tournament...
Bernie & Twin Rivers book spots in Bernie Inv. final (12/05/13)
Note: 27 photos of Wednesday's semifinal action are available in a photo gallery at this link: View Photos Here BERNIE, Mo. - The stage is set for yet another epic showdown between the Bernie Mules and Twin Rivers Royals at the Bernie Invitational varsity boys basketball tournament...
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bluejays top East Prairie, SCC earns first win (12/03/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- Coming back from a two-point halftime deficit the Charleston Lady Bluejays took down East Prairie 73-63 for their first win of the season. After taking a five-point advantage out of the first quarter the Lady Bluejays were outscored 27-20 in the second quarter. Only trailing by two-points Charleston came out of the locker room and outscored East Prairie 20-13 in the third to retake the lead...
Basketball Preview: Bernie Mules (11/28/13)
BERNIE, Mo. - Depth is unlikely to be an issue for the Bernie Mules varsity boys basketball team entering the 2013-14 season. Traditional boys basketball juggernaut Bernie has eight seniors and six juniors on its varsity roster. "We've got 14 kids," Bernie eighth-year varsity boys basketball coach Brad Botsch said. ...
Holcomb Hornets Basketball Preview (11/07/13)
The Holcomb Hornets basketball program will have a new head coach for the 2013/2014 basketball season, as Nathan Walk replaces former Hornets coach Seth McBroom, who led the Hornets to a 23-5 record last season. Walk, who had been the assistant coach and Freshman coach at Twin Rivers since 2008, will attempt to lead the Hornets in their quest to win three straight Tri-County Conference championships...
Holcomb Hornets Basketball Preview (11/07/13)
The Holcomb Hornets basketball program will have a new head coach for the 2013/2014 basketball season, as Nathan Walk replaces former Hornets coach Seth McBroom, who led the Hornets to a 23-5 record last season. Walk, who had been the assistant coach and Freshman coach at Twin Rivers since 2008, will attempt to lead the Hornets in their quest to win three straight Tri-County Conference championships...
Four SCAA teams survive opening day of volleyball playoffs (10/29/13)
Dexter advances to Class 3 district semifinal: CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity volleyball team moved one step closer to a district title Monday with a 25-7, 25-12, quarterfinal win against sixth-seeded Doniphan. Dexter tallied 30 of its 50 points on kills. Shyann Jines led the Bearcats with 11 kills. Jessica Lindsey added eight more...
Hornets top South Pem 4-0, win Fall Tournament (10/03/13)
After earning a spot in the fall tournament by defeating Delta C-7 and Senath-Hornersville on Wednesday, the Holcomb Hornets took on the South Pemiscot Bulldogs for the fall tournament championship. The Hornets called on Cameron Clark to get the start, and follow up on a sensational 15 strikeout performance by Dustin Houart. ...
Hornets top South Pem 4-0, win Fall Tournament (10/03/13)
After earning a spot in the fall tournament by defeating Delta C-7 and Senath-Hornersville on Wednesday, the Holcomb Hornets took on the South Pemiscot Bulldogs for the fall tournament championship. The Hornets called on Cameron Clark to get the start, and follow up on a sensational 15 strikeout performance by Dustin Houart. ...
Holcomb defeats Senath-Hornersville, faces South Pem in finals (10/03/13)
Due to the rainy weather postponing previously planned games to start the fall baseball tournament, three games took place on Wednesday afternoon. First up, the Senath-Hornersville Lions sent Jon Harris to the hill, to take on Gideon. Harris did his job, as the Lions won 7-1. ...
Lady Indians volleyball tops Holcomb (09/26/13)
The Lady Indians varsity volleyball team was back at it on Wednesday afternoon, as they hosted the Holcomb Hornets. The Ladies won the first set 25-16, and edged out the second set 25-22. Jacky Lockhert lead the girls in kills with seven, by Logan Vaghan with three, and Kenna Hounihan, and Samantha Hale with two a piece. ...
Houart K's 13 as Hornets stay hot (09/26/13)
The Holcomb Hornets baseball team returned to action on Wednesday afternoon, as they played host to the Campbell Camels. The Hornets sent Dustin Houart to the hill, and he was terrific all day. The Hornets led off the bottom of the first inning with walks by Logan Hollis and Hunter Swafford. ...
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...
Prep Roundup: Sikeston jayvee football downed by Knights (09/23/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- Unable to overcome a rough first half, the Sikeston Bulldogs junior varsity football team fell 38-14 to Farmington on Monday. An early field goal put the Knights and with a couple touchdowns they took a 17-0 lead entering the second quarter. Two more scores in the second quarter left Farmington up 31-0 entering the break...
Sept. 20, 2013 Scoreboard (09/20/13)
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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)
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Lions defeat Hornets in thriller (09/06/13)
The stage was set for a pitchers duel on Thursday at Senath-Hornersville, and Brady Bibbs and Cameron Clark delivered. Both pitchers dominated portions of the game, and both pitchers showed their poise by working out of a few jams. Unfortunately for Clark he would earn the tough luck loss for the Hornets...
Power Surge: Bernie calculates 18 runs with wood bats, beats Bloomfield and Holcomb (09/01/13)
BERNIE, Mo. - The power surge continued for the Bernie Mules offense Saturday afternoon at the Bernie Wood Bat Classic. The Mules, which are averaging 10 runs per game this fall, improved to 4-0 with a pair of convincing victories. Bernie beat Holcomb 8-0 in Game 1 Saturday and collected a 10-0 six-inning win against the Bloomfield Wildcats in the nightcap...
Holcomb Hornets baseball preview (08/28/13)
Last season the Holcomb Hornets baseball programwas as good a program as you could find in the area. The team won their district, and made it all the way to the state championships, where they finished in third place. This season their head coach Matt Casper hopes they can keep the momentum going, and have another good run in them. ...
Holcomb Hornets baseball preview (08/28/13)
Last season the Holcomb Hornets baseball programwas as good a program as you could find in the area. The team won their district, and made it all the way to the state championships, where they finished in third place. This season their head coach Matt Casper hopes they can keep the momentum going, and have another good run in them. ...
2013 Holcomb Volleyball Schedule (08/28/13)
2013 Holcomb Fall Baseball Schedule (08/24/13)
Risco, Bloomfield gear up for fall baseball season (08/16/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- After seeing several of their core members graduate this past spring, the Risco Tigers baseball team hopes to use this fall to bring a talented group of freshman up to speed with its senior-laden roster. "Graduation hit us pretty hard," Risco head coach Brandon Blankenship said. ...
Fall Sports Preview: Bernie Mules baseball team (08/15/13)
BERNIE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules high school baseball program enters the 2013 fall season with few holes to fill coming off a successful 2013 spring campaign. The Mules return six of its nine starters off of a 2013 spring squad that finished 16-10 and won the Stoddard County Tournament...
Bloomfield Wildcats set to begin inaugural fall baseball season (08/14/13)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - Bloomfield High School baseball players will have a new opportunity to fine-tune their skills on a baseball diamond this fall. The Boomfield School recently approved adding fall baseball to its list of extracurricular activities...
Davis signs with Crowley's Ridge (08/03/13)
2013 Holcomb graduate Bryttanee Davis will have the opportunity to play two sports her freshman year of college. Davis is slated to play volleyball and softball at Crowley's Ridge College in Paragould, Ark., in the 2013-14 school year. "I've asked the other girls how they do it and they said it's definitely hard work," Davis said of playing both sports in college. "But they do it so I'm sure I can do it also."...
Davis signs with Crowley's Ridge (08/03/13)
2013 Holcomb graduate Bryttanee Davis will have the opportunity to play two sports her freshman year of college. Davis is slated to play volleyball and softball at Crowley's Ridge College in Paragould, Ark., in the 2013-14 school year. "I've asked the other girls how they do it and they said it's definitely hard work," Davis said of playing both sports in college. "But they do it so I'm sure I can do it also."...
Holcomb's Michael Glover signs to play baseball at TRCC (06/21/13)
2013 Holcomb graduate Michael Glover will have the opportunity to play baseball close to home next season. Glover, a senior pitcher and third baseman on the 2013 Holcomb baseball squad that placed third in Class 2, is slated to play baseball at Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff, Mo., next season...
Holcomb's Michael Glover signs to play baseball at TRCC (06/21/13)
2013 Holcomb graduate Michael Glover will have the opportunity to play baseball close to home next season. Glover, a senior pitcher and third baseman on the 2013 Holcomb baseball squad that placed third in Class 2, is slated to play baseball at Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff, Mo., next season...
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...
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 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...
Holcomb beats Canton 4-2 in Class 2 third-place game at state baseball tournament (05/31/13)
O'Fallon, Mo. - Holcomb Hornets junior Cameron Clark had few complaints about his final four experience after earning a complete-game win on the mound in Thursday afternoon's Class 2 third-place game against the Canton Tigers. "We came here to win first, but we got third and that's great," Clark said. ...
Holcomb baseball team beats Canton 4-2 in Class 2 third-place game at state tournament (05/31/13)
O'Fallon, Mo. - Holcomb Hornets junior Cameron Clark had few complaints about his final four experience after earning a complete-game win on the mound in Thursday afternoon's Class 2 third-place game against the Canton Tigers. "We came here to win first, but we got third and that's great," Clark said. ...
Holcomb drops Class 2 baseball semifinal to Hartville 5-1 (05/30/13)
O'Fallon, Mo. - Holcomb Hornets baseball coach Matt Casper knew his team needed baserunners trailing by four runs entering the top of the seventh inning in Wednesday afternoon's Class 2 state semifinal against Hartville. "Coach told us to 'watch until we got a strike,'" Holcomb senior Michael Glover said of his team's offensive approach in the seventh inning. "For the most part we did that. It was working and we got their pitcher throwing balls, but then the next guy came in."...
Holcomb drops Class 2 baseball semifinal to Hartville 5-1 (05/30/13)
O'Fallon, Mo. - Holcomb Hornets baseball coach Matt Casper knew his team needed baserunners trailing by four runs entering the top of the seventh inning in Wednesday afternoon's Class 2 state semifinal against Hartville. "Coach told us to 'watch until we got a strike,'" Holcomb senior Michael Glover said of his team's offensive approach in the seventh inning. "For the most part we did that. It was working and we got their pitcher throwing balls, but then the next guy came in."...
Holcomb's state semifinal baseball game moved to 4 p.m. Wednesday (05/28/13)
The Holcomb baseball team's Class 2 state semifinal against Hartville has been postponed until 4 p.m. Wednesday. The game was originally scheduled for 4 p.m. Tuesday. The second Class 2 state semifinal between West Platte and Canton will be Wednesday at 7 p.m...
Missouri high school baseball final four schedule (05/25/13)
Monday, May 27 Class 1 semifinals Oran (20-5) vs. Sturgeon (15-1), 3 p.m. Dadeville (18-7) vs. Sante Fe (12-3), 6 p.m. --- Tuesday, May 28 Class 1 third-place game, 10 a.m. Class 1 championship, 1 p.m. Class 2 semifinals Holcomb (21-8) vs. Hartville (17-4), 4 p.m...
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...
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...
RED-HOT HORNETS: Holcomb baseball team books trip to state with 5-2 victory against state-ranked Chaffee (05/23/13)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - Holcomb Hornets baseball coach Matt Casper had high expectations for his team at the start of the season. Among the expectations were to secure a district title in its newly aligned six-team Class 2 baseball district. The Hornets achieved that feat last week with a come-from-behind 9-8 victory against Portageville in the Class 2, District 1, championship...
Red Devils brought down by Holcomb 5-2 (05/23/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com HOLCOMB -- All season long the Chaffee Red Devils have built their success on stellar pitching and a rock solid defense. Unfortunately mistakes in both departments cost them dearly Wednesday as their season came to a close in a 5-2 loss to Holcomb in the Class 2 quarterfinals...
Red Devils brought down by Holcomb 5-2 (05/23/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com HOLCOMB -- All season long the Chaffee Red Devils have built their success on stellar pitching and a rock solid defense. Unfortunately mistakes in both departments cost them dearly Wednesday as their season came to a close in a 5-2 loss to Holcomb in the Class 2 quarterfinals...
MSHSAA baseball playoffs - Hornets advance (05/23/13)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - Holcomb Hornets baseball coach Matt Casper had high expectations for his team at the start of the season. Among the expectations were to secure a district title in its newly aligned six-team Class 2 baseball district. The Hornets achieved that feat last week with a come-from-behind 9-8 victory against Portageville in the Class 2, District 1, championship...
Hornets sting Red Devils in Class 2 quarterfinal (05/23/13)
HOLCOMB, Mo. -- All season long the Chaffee Red Devils have built their success on stellar pitching and a rock-solid defense. Unfortunately, mistakes in both departments cost them dearly Wednesday as their season came to a close with a 5-2 loss to Holcomb in the Class 2 quarterfinals...
FINAL FOUR BOUND: Holcomb baseball team books trip to state with 5-2 victory against state-ranked Chaffee (05/23/13)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - Holcomb Hornets baseball coach Matt Casper had high expectations for his team at the start of the season. Among the expectations were to secure a district title in its newly aligned six-team Class 2 baseball district. The Hornets achieved that feat last week with a come-from-behind 9-8 victory against Portageville in the Class 2, District 1, championship...
Class 2 Quarterfinal Chaffee v. Holcomb (05/22/13)
HOLCOMB -- The Chaffee Red Devils rode an impressive start from junior Cody Payne to a 2-0 win over Valle in sectionals and are now set to face host Holcomb today at 4 p.m. in the quarterfinals. It's the Red Devils first trip to the quarterfinal since 2001 and they'll be facing a familiar adversary in the Hornets, who they beat 4-3 in the Malden Tournament earlier this season...
Notre Dame sectional baseball game is today (05/22/13)
The Notre Dame sectional baseball game against Ste. Genevieve was pushed back until today due to of inclement weather Tuesday. Notre Dame, which won the Class 4 District 1 title last week, will host the District 2 champion Dragons at 5 p.m. today. Two other local baseball teams will play quarterfinal games today as originally scheduled. Oran will host Naylor in a 4 p.m. Class 1 contest, while Chaffee will visit Holcomb for a 4 p.m. Class 2 game...
Bringing the Payne: Chaffee's ace shuts out Valle 2-0 (05/21/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- Going into Monday's Class 2 sectional matchup against Valle, Chaffee head coach Brian Horrell knew his team wouldn't stand much of a chance if things turned into a slugfest. What he got was another gem from staff ace Cody Payne while the Red Devils came through in all three facets of the game to pull out a 2-0 win over the Warriors to advance to the quarterfinals for the first time since 2001...
Chaffee baseball team squeezes by Valle in Class 2 sectional (05/21/13)
The Red Devils defeated Valle 2-0 to reach the quarterfinal round for the first time in 12 years
Holcomb baseball team beats East Carter County 7-1 in Class 2 sectional (05/21/13)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - Holcomb junior hurler Dustin Houart knew it would be his turn to take care of business on the mound if his team advanced to a Class 2 state sectional. "I hadn't pitched for a long time," Houart said. "I knew I was going to get this game if we got this far. Cameron got us here with his pitching performance in the district championship. We've got three good pitchers that can perform like I did today and I'm happy we are advancing."...
Holcomb baseball team beats East Carter County 7-1 in Class 2 sectional (05/21/13)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - Holcomb junior hurler Dustin Houart knew it would be his turn to take care of business on the mound if his team advanced to a Class 2 state sectional. "I hadn't pitched for a long time," Houart said. "I knew I was going to get this game if we got this far. Cameron got us here with his pitching performance in the district championship. We've got three good pitchers that can perform like I did today and I'm happy we are advancing."...
Holcomb edges Portageville 9- 8, claims first district baseball title since 2005 (05/16/13)
STEELE, Mo. - Holcomb baseball coach Matt Casper has been preaching to his team to not chase pitches out of the strike zone for most of the season. "I've been preaching patience and discipline at the plate," Casper said. "They showed it today and took some key walks and got hit-by-a-pitch. It goes to show you the way this game ended that every run counts, and we were lucky to have one more than they did."...
Holcomb edges Portageville 9-8, claims first district baseball title since 2005 (05/16/13)
STEELE, Mo. - Holcomb baseball coach Matt Casper has been preaching to his team to not chase pitches out of the strike zone for most of the season. "I've been preaching patience and discipline at the plate," Casper said. "They showed it today and took some key walks and got hit-by-a-pitch. It goes to show you the way this game ended that every run counts, and we were lucky to have one more than they did."...
Kennett softball team beats Holcomb 10-0 (05/03/13)
KENNETT, Mo. - The Kennett Indians softball team concluded regular season play with a 10-0 win against Holcomb Thursday afternoon. Kennett senior Chandler Essary pitched a complete-game shutout. She allowed one hit in five innings pitched and struck out eight...
Hoggatt tops district field, Bulldogs advance to sectional (04/30/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- Kirk Hoggatt topped all golfers with a 76 and the Sikeston Bulldogs golf team finished second during the Class 3, District 1 tournament Monday at Crown Pointe Golf Club in Farmington. Sikeston finished with a team score of 339 advancing them to Sectionals...
Hoggatt tops district field, Bulldogs advance to sectional (04/30/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- Kirk Hoggatt topped all golfers with a 76 and the Sikeston Bulldogs golf team finished second during the Class 3, District 1 tournament Monday at Crown Pointe Golf Club in Farmington. Sikeston finished with a team score of 339 advancing them to Sectionals...
Risco baseball team upends Holcomb 7-4 in Tri-County Conference championship game (04/26/13)
GIDEON, Mo. - The fourth-seeded Risco Tigers defeated the second-seeded Holcomb Hornets 7-4 Thursday afternoon in the championship of the Tri-County Conference baseball tournament. ""It's great," Risco coach Brandon Blankenship said. "It's a special group of kids and special group of seniors. I'm extremely, extremely proud of them. This is actually my first conference championship as a coach at the high school level so it's also really special for me."...
Risco baseball team upends Holcomb 7-4 in Tri-County Conference championship game (04/26/13)
GIDEON, Mo. - The fourth-seeded Risco Tigers defeated the second-seeded Holcomb Hornets 7-4 Thursday afternoon in the championship of the Tri-County Conference baseball tournament. ""It's great," Risco coach Brandon Blankenship said. "It's a special group of kids and special group of seniors. I'm extremely, extremely proud of them. This is actually my first conference championship as a coach at the high school level so it's also really special for me."...
Holcomb's Jamie Massey signs to play basketball at TRCC (04/23/13)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - Holcomb senior center Jamie Massey has been on the radar screen of Three Rivers Community College head coach Gene Bess for more than a year. "We've been watching Jamie," Bess said. "He came to our camps a couple of years. We've watched his progress and I have so much respect for coach Seth McBroom. ...
Holcomb's Jamie Massey signs to play basketball at TRCC (04/23/13)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - Holcomb senior center Jamie Massey has been on the radar screen of Three Rivers Community College head coach Gene Bess for more than a year. "We've been watching Jamie," Bess said. "He came to our camps a couple of years. We've watched his progress and I have so much respect for coach Seth McBroom. ...
Holcomb's James Vance signs to play basketball at Crowley's Ridge College (04/19/13)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - Holcomb basketball fans will have the opportunity to watch one of its graduating seniors play basketball in a nearby town next season. James Vance, a senior forward on the 2012-13 boys basketball squad, signed to play basketball at Crowley's Ridge College in Paragould, Ark., Wednesday afternoon...
Holcomb's James Vance signs to play basketball at Crowley's Ridge College (04/19/13)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - Holcomb basketball fans will have the opportunity to watch one of its graduating seniors play basketball in a nearby town next season. James Vance, a senior forward on the 2012-13 boys basketball squad, signed to play basketball at Crowley's Ridge College in Paragould, Ark., Wednesday afternoon...
Sikeston finishes sixth at Jackson invitational (04/16/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs golf team finished sixth at the Jackson Invitational golf tournament Monday at Kimbeland Country Club. Sikeston, who scored a 329, was paced by Kirk Hoggatt's 74 which was good enough to place him tied for sixth throughout the field...
Sikeston finishes sixth at Jackson invitational (04/16/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs golf team finished sixth at the Jackson Invitational golf tournament Monday at Kimbeland Country Club. Sikeston, who scored a 329, was paced by Kirk Hoggatt's 74 which was good enough to place him tied for sixth throughout the field...
Holcomb baseball team run-rules short-handed Risco 14-2 (04/16/13)
Note: 10 Photos of the Risco-Holcomb baseball game are available at this link: View Photo Here HOLCOMB, Mo. - The highly anticipated Tri-County Conference baseball showdown between the Risco Tigers and Holcomb Hornets turned into a run-rule game Monday afternoon...
Holcomb baseball team run-rules short-handed Risco 14-2 (04/16/13)
Note: 10 Photos of the Risco-Holcomb baseball game are available at this link: View Photo Here HOLCOMB, Mo. - The highly anticipated Tri-County Conference baseball showdown between the Risco Tigers and Holcomb Hornets turned into a run-rule game Monday afternoon...
April 15, 2013 Scoreboard (04/15/13)
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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...
Late scores carry Woodland boys past Crystal City (04/13/13)
Landon Johnson's two-run single highlighted a three-run seventh innings as Woodland blanked Crystal City 3-0 in the opening round of the Oak Ridge Baseball Invitational Friday at Saxony Lutheran High School. The outburst broke open a pitchers duel between Woodland's Aaron Yount and Crystal City's Sam Holst, who put up matching goose eggs through six innings...
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...
April 12, 2013 Scoreboard (04/12/13)
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Holcomb baseball team scores three runs in first inning, beats Senath-Hornersville 3-1 (04/03/13)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - Holcomb Hornets baseball coach Matt Casper wasn't looking for back-to-back complete-game outings from his starting pitching rotation entering the week. He got it anyway. 24 hours after Holcomb hurler Cameron Clark earned a complete-game victory against South Pemiscot Hornets' starting pitcher Dustin Houart matched Clark's performance on the hill. Houart pitched seven innings of two-hit ball Tuesday afternoon against the Senath-Hornersville Lions...
Holcomb baseball team scores three runs in first inning, beats Senath-Hornersville 3-1 (04/03/13)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - Holcomb Hornets baseball coach Matt Casper wasn't looking for back-to-back complete-game outings from his starting pitching rotation entering the week. He got it anyway. 24 hours after Holcomb hurler Cameron Clark earned a complete-game victory against South Pemiscot Hornets' starting pitcher Dustin Houart matched Clark's performance on the hill. Houart pitched seven innings of two-hit ball Tuesday afternoon against the Senath-Hornersville Lions...
Local players make All-Region teams (03/25/13)
Alex Heuring, a 6-4 senior center who helped lead the Oran boys basketball team to the Class 2 final four, was honored for his efforts by being named to the 2013 Southeast Missouri All-Region boys squad in Class 2. The teams were selected by a voting panel of area sports writers...
Holcomb boys basketball coach Seth McBroom accepts job as Middle School Principal at Bloomfield (03/21/13)
There will be a new varsity boys basketball coach at Holcomb next season. Current Holcomb varsity boys basketball coach Seth McBroom told Daily Dunklin Democrat Wednesday afternoon he has accepted a position as Middle School Principal at Bloomfield. "It was kind of one of those great opportunities that just opened up," McBroom said. ...
Holcomb boys basketball coach Seth McBroom accepts job as Middle School Principal at Bloomfield (03/21/13)
There will be a new varsity boys basketball coach at Holcomb next season. Current Holcomb varsity boys basketball coach Seth McBroom told Daily Dunklin Democrat Wednesday afternoon he has accepted a position as Middle School Principal at Bloomfield. "It was kind of one of those great opportunities that just opened up," McBroom said. ...
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."...
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 Holcomb Spring Softball Schedule (03/14/13)
2013 Holcomb 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...
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...
Class 2, District 1 semifinal: Electric start propels Bernie boys basketball program past Holcomb 70-49 (02/21/13)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The No. 2 seeded Bernie Mules wasted little time building a double-digit lead against the No. 3 seeded Holcomb Hornets in a Class 2, District 1, boys semifinal Wednesday night. The Mules tallied nine of its 22 field goals against Holcomb in the first eight minutes of play. Bernie scored the first eight points of the game and opened up a 19-3 lead by the 3:41 mark of the first period. The Mules maintained a 26-12 lead at the end of the first quarter...
Moving forward (02/21/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- It may have been Holcomb knocking Bernie out of the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament earlier this season, but the Mules got the 'W' when it mattered most. Playing the Hornets in the Class 2, Districts 1 semifinals Wednesday, Bernie rode a hot start from junior B.J. Jennings to a 16-point halftime lead that allowed the Mules to cruise to a 70-49 final...
Moving forward (02/21/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- It may have been Holcomb knocking Bernie out of the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament earlier this season, but the Mules got the 'W' when it mattered most. Playing the Hornets in the Class 2, Districts 1 semifinals Wednesday, Bernie rode a hot start from junior B.J. Jennings to a 16-point halftime lead that allowed the Mules to cruise to a 70-49 final...
Electric start propels Bernie past Holcomb into finals (02/21/13)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The No. 2 seeded Bernie Mules wasted little time building a double-digit lead against the No. 3 seeded Holcomb Hornets in a Class 2, District 1, boys semifinal Wednesday night. The Mules tallied nine of its 22 field goals against Holcomb in the first eight minutes of play. Bernie scored the first eight points of the game and opened up a 19-3 lead by the 3:41 mark of the first period. The Mules maintained a 26-12 lead at the end of the first quarter...
Class 2, District 1 semifinal: Electric start propels Bernie boys basketball program past Holcomb 70-49 (02/21/13)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The No. 2 seeded Bernie Mules wasted little time building a double-digit lead against the No. 3 seeded Holcomb Hornets in a Class 2, District 1, boys semifinal Wednesday night. The Mules tallied nine of its 22 field goals against Holcomb in the first eight minutes of play. Bernie scored the first eight points of the game and opened up a 19-3 lead by the 3:41 mark of the first period. The Mules maintained a 26-12 lead at the end of the first quarter...