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Higher seeds advance in boys Bootheel Conference Tournament (02/02/16)
HAYTI, Mo. - A long night of basketball saw the boys Bootheel Conference Tournament's opening round play out in favor of the higher seeds. Three teams won by large margins before Senath-Hornersville threatened a big upset over South Pemiscot.
Higher seeds advance in boys Bootheel Conference Tournament (02/02/16)
HAYTI, Mo. - A long night of basketball saw the boys Bootheel Conference Tournament's opening round play out in favor of the higher seeds. Three teams won by large margins before Senath-Hornersville threatened a big upset over South Pemiscot.
February 2, 2016 Scoreboard (02/02/16)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Charleston takes out Kennett, Hayti drills East Prairie (01/30/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Charleston got back in the win column Friday night, knocking off visiting Kennett 77-55. Charleston outscored the Indians 32-20 in the second quarter to take a 51-31 halftime lead and never looked back...
January 29, 2016 Scoreboard (01/29/16)
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January 26, 2016 Scoreboard (01/26/16)
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Holcomb falls to Bernie in tight district battle, 85-82 (01/18/16)
HOLCOMB, Mo. -- The Holcomb Hornets boys basketball team stormed down the court with 15 seconds left to play while with Bernie at 82-82. Instead of running out the clock for one final play, the Hornets opted for a quick three pointer. The shot rattled out, and Bernie's Nate Dillinger drew a foul on the defensive rebound.
Holcomb falls to Bernie in tight district battle, 85-82 (01/18/16)
HOLCOMB, Mo. -- The Holcomb Hornets boys basketball team stormed down the court with 15 seconds left to play while with Bernie at 82-82. Instead of running out the clock for one final play, the Hornets opted for a quick three pointer. The shot rattled out, and Bernie's Nate Dillinger drew a foul on the defensive rebound.
January 15, 2016 Scoreboard (01/15/16)
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January 7, 2016 Scoreboard (01/07/16)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Charleston, South Pemiscot pick up wins (01/06/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com DONIPHAN, Mo. -- The Charleston Bluejays improved to 7-5 on the season with a 66-50 road win over Doniphan Tuesday night. The Bluejays jumped out to a 22-10 lead after one quarter and led 37-20 at halftime on their way to the easy win...
January 5, 2016 Scoreboard (01/05/16)
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Bloomfield-Dexter quarterfinal showdown set for Monday at BCT (12/27/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - SCAA rivals Bloomfield and Dexter are set to collide in a quarterfinal Monday afternoon at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament after collecting opening-round wins at the 16-team extravaganza Saturday. Top-seeded Bloomfield outscored No. 16 seeded Richland by at least eight points in every quarter as it cruised to a 71-19 victory Saturday morning...
East Prairie wins foul-filled contest (12/28/15)
In a game that featured 61 fouls and 92 free throws, the East Prairie Eagles used a strong second half and outlasted Holcomb 79-59 in a consolation quarterfinal Monday.
Bloomfield Christmas Tournament top seeds all advance during first round (12/27/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- Kicking off the 59th annual Bloomfield Christmas Tournament, the host Bloomfield Wildcats made good on its first top seed selection in 50 years breezing by No. 16 Richland 71-19. The Wildcats started the first round outscoring Richland 25-7 in the opening quarter. They led 48-13 at the half...
Kennett tops Holcomb in Bloomfield Christmas Tournament opening round (12/27/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - Kennett Indians coach Jim Vaughan cautioned his team to forget about the seedings and be ready for the Holcomb Hornets' best effort prior to the start of the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament Saturday.
Bloomfield-Dexter quarterfinal showdown set for Monday at BCT (12/27/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - SCAA rivals Bloomfield and Dexter are set to collide in a quarterfinal Monday afternoon at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament after collecting opening-round wins at the 16-team extravaganza Saturday. Top-seeded Bloomfield outscored No. 16 seeded Richland by at least eight points in every quarter as it cruised to a 71-19 victory Saturday morning...
Kennett tops Holcomb in Bloomfield Christmas Tournament opening round (12/27/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - Kennett Indians coach Jim Vaughan cautioned his team to forget about the seedings and be ready for the Holcomb Hornets' best effort prior to the start of the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament Saturday.
Bloomfield Christmas Tournament seedings released (12/13/15)
The seedings have been released for the 2015 Bloomfield Christmas Tournament. Bloomfield has received the No. 1 seed. Kennett is seeded second, South Pemiscot is seeded third, Doniphan is seeded fourth, Malden is seeded fifth, Saxony Lutheran is seeded sixth, Hayti is seeded seventh, Dexter is seeded eighth, Twin Rivers is seeded ninth, East Prairie is seeded tenth, Puxico is seeded eleventh, Portageville is seeded twelfth, Bernie is seeded thirteenth,Van Buren is seeded fourteenth, Holcomb is seeded fifteenth and Richland is seeded sixteenth.. ...
December 8, 2015 Scoreboard (12/08/15)
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Senath-Hornersville trounces Holcomb in home opener, 86-54 (12/08/15)
SENATH, Mo. -- The Senath-Hornersville basketball team treated fans to a strong offensive display in their home opener against Holcomb. The Lions dominated much of the game off of strong scoring from Kyle Moore, David Sawyer and Mauricio Zapata before closing out an 86-54 victory.
Senath-Hornersville trounces Holcomb in home opener, 86-54 (12/08/15)
SENATH, Mo. -- The Senath-Hornersville basketball team treated fans to a strong offensive display in their home opener against Holcomb. The Lions dominated much of the game off of strong scoring from Kyle Moore, David Sawyer and Mauricio Zapata before closing out an 86-54 victory.
December 4, 2015 Scoreboard (12/04/15)
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December 1, 2015 Scoreboard (12/01/15)
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2015 Boys Basketball Preview: Bloomfield Wildcats (11/28/15)
The numbers are on the Bloomfield Wildcats' side in a big way entering the 2015-16 high school basketball season. Bloomfield has the luxury of having the largest high school basketball roster of any boys basketball program in Stoddard County with an unprecedented 31 students going out for boys basketball...
2015 Boys Basketball Preview: Bernie Mules (11/28/15)
The Bernie Mules enter the 2015-16 season with a new group of players in search of repeat success. The Mules do not return a starter off of last season's squad that finished 22-6 and became the only team in school history to win the SCAA Tournament and Bloomfield Christmas Tournament in the same season...
Colton Dunbar commits to Williams Baptist College (11/27/15)
Before he can play his final spring baseball season, Holcomb senior Colton Dunbar has already decided where he'll be playing baseball next year.
Colton Dunbar commits to Williams Baptist College (11/27/15)
Before he can play his final spring baseball season, Holcomb senior Colton Dunbar has already decided where he'll be playing baseball next year.
2015-16 Boys and Girls Basketball Previews (11/30/15)
Charleston Bluejays Head coach: Danny Farmer, 18th season (390-143) 2014-15 record: 17-11 Playoff finish: Lost to NMCC in Class 3 sectional Conference: SEMO Alignment: Class 3, District 2 Returning starters: Dontarius Sharp, Demarcus Sharp, Mardareyon Clark, Tenerrious Ewing...
2015-16 Boys and Girls Basketball Previews (11/25/15)
Charleston Bluejays Head coach: Danny Farmer, 18th season (390-143) 2014-15 record: 17-11 Playoff finish: Lost to NMCC in Class 3 sectional Conference: SEMO Alignment: Class 3, District 2 Returning starters: Dontarius Sharp, Demarcus Sharp, Mardareyon Clark, Tenerrious Ewing...
Girls BCT: Kennett, Portageville claim first place trophies (11/20/15)
STEELE, Mo. -- The South Pemiscot High School gymnasium played host to two thrilling games to wrap up the girls Bootheel Conference Tournament. There, Kennett's seventh grade earned a narrow 32-28 victory against Holcomb's second-year program before Portageville's eighth graders topped Campbell 27-21.
Girls BCT: Kennett, Portageville claim first place trophies (11/20/15)
STEELE, Mo. -- The South Pemiscot High School gymnasium played host to two thrilling games to wrap up the girls Bootheel Conference Tournament. There, Kennett's seventh grade earned a narrow 32-28 victory against Holcomb's second-year program before Portageville's eighth graders topped Campbell 27-21.
Adrianna Merritt named Bootheel Conference player of the year (11/03/15)
Malden's Adrianna Merritt was named Bootheel Conference player of the year, while her coach, Amber Hixson, was awarded Coach of the Year.
Adrianna Merritt named Bootheel Conference player of the year (11/03/15)
Malden's Adrianna Merritt was named Bootheel Conference player of the year, while her coach, Amber Hixson, was awarded Coach of the Year.
KMS 7th grade girls beat Holcomb in thrilling fashion, 20-19 (11/03/15)
KENNETT - The Kennett middle school girls basketball team tipped off a long night of basketball inside their home gym. The Lady Indians were welcomed by a large crowd as they hosted Holcomb in the early games. In turn, the crowd was treated to a wild game that set the tone for the evening...
Senath-Hornersville Middle School girls basketball team hosts Holcomb for 2015 Pink Game (10/27/15)
HORNERSVILLE, Mo. -- Fans fled a very rainy night to crowd the Senath-Hornersville Middle School gym for the Lady Lions' battle against Holcomb.
C1D1 Volleyball: Clarkton, Gideon set for district championship rematch (10/20/15)
WARDELL -- In many ways, this year's Class 1, District 1 tournament bracket has mirrored the 2014 bracket. Gideon, Clarkton and Holcomb all advanced to the semifinals just like last year, and now Clarkton and Gideon are poised to repeat their 2014 battle in the final.
C1D1 Volleyball: Clarkton, Gideon set for district championship rematch (10/20/15)
WARDELL -- In many ways, this year's Class 1, District 1 tournament bracket has mirrored the 2014 bracket. Gideon, Clarkton and Holcomb all advanced to the semifinals just like last year, and now Clarkton and Gideon are poised to repeat their 2014 battle in the final.
Holcomb volleyball honors large senior class in final home game (10/13/15)
HOLCOMB -- The Holcomb Hornets volleyball team paused ahead Monday's final home game against Clarkton, all to honor a large group of outgoing seniors who competed in their final match inside the Holcomb High School gym.
Holcomb volleyball honors large senior class in final home game (10/13/15)
HOLCOMB -- The Holcomb Hornets volleyball team paused ahead Monday's final home game against Clarkton, all to honor a large group of outgoing seniors who competed in their final match inside the Holcomb High School gym.
Malden volleyball sweeps the Bootheel Conference Tournament (10/08/15)
HOLCOMB -- The Malden High School volleyball team claimed all four available trophies in the Bootheel Conference Tournament on Thursday night. Both the varsity and junior varsity teams left Holcomb's high school gym with their respective regular season and tournament championship trophies.
Malden volleyball sweeps the Bootheel Conference Tournament (10/08/15)
HOLCOMB -- The Malden High School volleyball team claimed all four available trophies in the Bootheel Conference Tournament on Thursday night. Both the varsity and junior varsity teams left Holcomb's high school gym with their respective regular season and tournament championship trophies.
October 8, 2015 Scoreboard (10/08/15)
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Third place seeds aim to upset Malden in JV, varsity BCT finals (10/08/15)
HOLCOMB -- Both junior varsity and varsity brackets saw the number three seeds upset the number two during the semifinals of the Bootheel Conference Tournament at Holcomb High School Wednesday night.
Third place seeds aim to upset Malden in JV, varsity BCT finals (10/08/15)
HOLCOMB -- Both junior varsity and varsity brackets saw the number three seeds upset the number two during the semifinals of the Bootheel Conference Tournament at Holcomb High School Wednesday night.
October 7, 2015 Scoreboard (10/07/15)
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Holcomb baseball hails strong finish to fall season (10/02/15)
Even Holcomb's high school baseball coach Matt Casper would go so far as to call the start of his 2015 fall baseball season a "surprise." He simply wasn't sure how the season would shake out after only 11 players showed up for the first practice.
Holcomb baseball hails strong finish to fall season (10/02/15)
Even Holcomb's high school baseball coach Matt Casper would go so far as to call the start of his 2015 fall baseball season a "surprise." He simply wasn't sure how the season would shake out after only 11 players showed up for the first practice.
Holcomb volleyball's winning form continues against South Pemiscot (09/28/15)
HOLCOMB - The Holcomb high school varsity volleyball returned to their home court Monday after more than three successful weeks on the road. Back at home, the Lady Hornets topped South Pemiscot to claim their fifth straight regular season victory.
Holcomb volleyball's winning form continues against South Pemiscot (09/28/15)
HOLCOMB - The Holcomb high school varsity volleyball returned to their home court Monday after more than three successful weeks on the road. Back at home, the Lady Hornets topped South Pemiscot to claim their fifth straight regular season victory.
Christian Deen's 2 homers lead Campbell over Holcomb, 13-2 (09/22/15)
Cody Tucker Daily Dunklin Democrat HOLCOMB - Technically, Campbell's Christian Deen earned the win from the mound on Tuesday, but it's safe to say he also did so from the plate. Deen towered over Holcomb on Tuesday, hitting two home runs and driving in 8 RBI's at the Hornet's home field in a 13-2 victory. Deen also threw a complete game, striking out seven while allowing two hits and two earned runs...
Christian Deen's 2 homers lead Campbell over Holcomb, 13-2 (09/22/15)
Cody Tucker Daily Dunklin Democrat HOLCOMB - Technically, Campbell's Christian Deen earned the win from the mound on Tuesday, but it's safe to say he also did so from the plate. Deen towered over Holcomb on Tuesday, hitting two home runs and driving in 8 RBI's at the Hornet's home field in a 13-2 victory. Deen also threw a complete game, striking out seven while allowing two hits and two earned runs...
Holcomb baseball enjoys three games full of runs (09/21/15)
The Holcomb High School fall baseball team scored 43 runs across three games on Saturday and Monday.
Holcomb baseball enjoys three games full of runs (09/21/15)
The Holcomb High School fall baseball team scored 43 runs across three games on Saturday and Monday.
Kennett volleyball regroups after losses to Holcomb and Poplar Bluff (09/18/15)
KENNETT -- Moment's after Wednesday's loss against Holcomb on their home court, the Kennett Lady Indians volleyball team were back out for what was likely their most intense practice of the season.
Holcomb volleyball tops Kennett in three sets (09/17/15)
KENNETT -- On Wednesday, the Holcomb high school volleyball team came together to rebound from Tuesday's loss to Malden. They did so by traveling to Kennett and beating the Lady Indians on their home court in three sets, 25-23, 20-25, 25-17.
Holcomb volleyball tops Kennett in three sets (09/17/15)
KENNETT -- On Wednesday, the Holcomb high school volleyball team came together to rebound from Tuesday's loss to Malden. They did so by traveling to Kennett and beating the Lady Indians on their home court in three sets, 25-23, 20-25, 25-17.
September 16, 2015 Scoreboard (09/16/15)
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September 15, 2015 Scoreboard (09/15/15)
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Senath-Hornesville baseball storms past Holcomb, 14-0 (09/15/15)
HOLCOMB - Senath-Hornersville's high school baseball team hosted Holcomb less than two weeks ago for a narrow 4-3 victory. The matchup was essentially a pithcer's duel between the Lions' Kyle Moore and Holcomb's Colton Dunbar, with Moore holding out long enough for a victory.
Senath-Hornesville baseball storms past Holcomb, 14-0 (09/15/15)
HOLCOMB - Senath-Hornersville's high school baseball team hosted Holcomb less than two weeks ago for a narrow 4-3 victory. The matchup was essentially a pithcer's duel between the Lions' Kyle Moore and Holcomb's Colton Dunbar, with Moore holding out long enough for a victory.
Kennett volleyball falls to Piggott in four sets (09/15/15)
KENNETT - Monday's battle against Piggott marked Kennett High School's first home volleyball game since August 24. Using Arkansas' high school format, the Indians lost to a powerful team in four sets, 10-25, 13-25, 25-9, 12-25.
September 14, 2015 Scoreboard (09/14/15)
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SCAA schools compete at Dig for Life Classic, Dexter takes second (09/14/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - All eight SCAA schools competed in the 48-team Dig for Life Classic volleyball tournament Friday and Saturday at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau. Five of the eight SCAA schools won their respective pool. Defending Dig for Life Classic champion Dexter (14-3-2) won its pool and finished second in the gold bracket. ...
High school roundup: Notre Dame volleyball team wins gold bracket title at Dig for Life Challenge (09/13/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
High school roundup: Notre Dame volleyball team wins gold bracket title at Dig for Life Challenge (09/13/15)
Senior Abbie McAlister nailed 13 kills to lead the Notre Dame volleyball team to a vengeful 27-25, 25-20 victory over defending tournament champion and district foe Dexter in the gold bracket championship of the St. Francis Dig for Life Challenge on Saturday at the Show Me Center...
Bernie baseball team moves to 10-0 (09/08/15)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - The Bernie baseball team reached the double-digit win plateau Friday with a 7-1 road win at Holcomb. Owen Foster (2-0) secured the victory for the Mules. Foster struck out four and walked one. Gavin Brown and Wyatt Barnett both had a pair of Bernie's eight hits...
Senath-Hornersville wins pitchers' duel over Holcomb despite shaky defense, 4-3 (09/03/15)
SENATH - Both Holcomb and Senath-Hornersville enjoyed strong performances from their starting pitchers Thursday afternoon. Colton Dunbar and Kyle Moore left it all at the mound despite errors made behind them, but Holcomb's late error proved to be the most timely and the Lions left with the 4-3 win.
Senath-Hornersville wins pitchers' duel over Holcomb despite shaky defense, 4-3 (09/03/15)
SENATH - Both Holcomb and Senath-Hornersville enjoyed strong performances from their starting pitchers Thursday afternoon. Colton Dunbar and Kyle Moore left it all at the mound despite errors made behind them, but Holcomb's late error proved to be the most timely and the Lions left with the 4-3 win.
September 3, 2015 Scoreboard (09/03/15)
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Holcomb volleyball tops Senath-Hornersville in three set thriller (09/01/15)
SENATH - Holcomb topped Senath-Hornersville on their home court Tuesday, following a wild night of long rallies across three sets. Ultimately, the Lady Lions fell apart and the Lady Hornets prevailed 25-21, 23-25, 25-16.
September 1, 2015 Scoreboard (09/01/15)
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Holcomb volleyball tops Senath-Hornersville in three set thriller (09/01/15)
SENATH - Holcomb topped Senath-Hornersville on their home court Tuesday, following a wild night of long rallies across three sets. Ultimately, the Lady Lions fell apart and the Lady Hornets prevailed 25-21, 23-25, 25-16.
Bernie baseball program opens fall season 5-0 (08/31/15)
BERNIE, Mo. - The undefeated Bernie Mules baseball team collected a trio of victories against Class 2 district foes over the weekend. The Mules secured a 2-1 eight-inning road win at Cooter Friday, beat Bloomfield 1-0 in eight innings at Bernie Saturday and beat Holcomb 11-0 at Bernie Saturday...
Holcomb tops Southland in straight sets (08/28/15)
CARWDELL - The Holcomb High School varsity volleyball team bounced back from two tough losses with a win over Southland in straight sets, 25-15, 25-22. The win brings Holcomb's record to 1-2 while Southland fell to 0-2.
Holcomb baseball opens season with 3 straight wins (08/28/15)
The Holcomb Hornets have put together a strong start to their fall baseball campaign, notching wins against tough competition from Twin Rivers, Bloomfield and Campbell.
Holcomb tops Southland in straight sets (08/28/15)
CARWDELL - The Holcomb High School varsity volleyball team bounced back from two tough losses with a win over Southland in straight sets, 25-15, 25-22. The win brings Holcomb's record to 1-2 while Southland fell to 0-2.
Holcomb baseball opens season with 3 straight wins (08/28/15)
The Holcomb Hornets have put together a strong start to their fall baseball campaign, notching wins against tough competition from Twin Rivers, Bloomfield and Campbell.
Holcomb looks to build on tough matches against Portageville and New Madrid County Central (08/25/15)
HOLCOMB - Holcomb's varsity and junior varsity teams have only been able to secure one victory across their first two game of the season, but their resilience through frantic sets against powerful opponents leaves the team with several positives going forward.
Holcomb looks to build on tough matches against Portageville and New Madrid County Central (08/25/15)
HOLCOMB - Holcomb's varsity and junior varsity teams have only been able to secure one victory across their first two game of the season, but their resilience through frantic sets against powerful opponents leaves the team with several positives going forward.
August 24, 2015 Scoreboard (08/24/15)
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2015 High School Volleyball Schedules (08/15/15)
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Holcomb volleyball, baseball wraps up first week of official fall practices (08/07/15)
HOLCOMB - With official fall practices in full swing, Holcomb High School's volleyball and fall baseball teams are set to intensify their training as the prepare for their latest challenge.
Holcomb volleyball, baseball wraps up first week of official fall practices (08/07/15)
HOLCOMB - With official fall practices in full swing, Holcomb High School's volleyball and fall baseball teams are set to intensify their training as the prepare for their latest challenge.
Official fall practices begin Monday (07/31/15)
Athletes across the Bootheel are set to return to their respective courts and fields on Monday, the first official day for Fall practices in Missouri. Kennett will be busy prepping to repeat strong runs in football, tennis and volleyball, while Holcomb and Senath-Hornersville will work to build their volleyball and baseball programs.
Official fall practices begin Monday (07/31/15)
Athletes across the Bootheel are set to return to their respective courts and fields on Monday, the first official day for Fall practices in Missouri. Kennett will be busy prepping to repeat strong runs in football, tennis and volleyball, while Holcomb and Senath-Hornersville will work to build their volleyball and baseball programs.
Dead week: The calm before fall practices begin (07/28/15)
As far as athletics are concerned, school campuses around the Bootheel are eerily quiet. Following a very busy summer at several schools, some are taking a much needed break during a dead week as mandated by the Missouri State High School Activities Association.
Dead week: The calm before fall practices begin (07/28/15)
As far as athletics are concerned, school campuses around the Bootheel are eerily quiet. Following a very busy summer at several schools, some are taking a much needed break during a dead week as mandated by the Missouri State High School Activities Association.
Holcomb cheerleading squad takes first place at regionals (07/22/15)
The Holcomb High School cheerleading squad punched their ticket to the state championships after taking first place at Wednesday's regional competition in Jackson.
Holcomb cheerleading squad takes first place at regionals (07/22/15)
The Holcomb High School cheerleading squad punched their ticket to the state championships after taking first place at Tuesday's regional competition in Jackson. The Hornets competed in the 1A large division against three other area teams, all of which qualified for the state tournament in Columbia...
Holcomb basketball eyes growth in trip to Branson (07/16/15)
HOLCOMB - Holcomb's High School gymnasium was mostly empty Wednesday evening, but it was filled with the strong scent of wax that covered the Hornets basketball court. The fresh, shiny coating is evidence that a new school year is drawing near, while coaches and athletes look to start fresh.
Holcomb basketball eyes growth in trip to Branson (07/16/15)
HOLCOMB - Holcomb's High School gymnasium was mostly empty Wednesday evening, but it was filled with the strong scent of wax that covered the Hornets basketball court. The fresh, shiny coating is evidence that a new school year is drawing near, while coaches and athletes look to start fresh.
Central's Al Young, Saxony Lutheran's Brianna Mueller nab top honors at Semoball Awards (07/12/15)
More than 150 student-athletes from 57 high schools across the region gathered Saturday for the second annual Semoball Awards presented by SoutheastHEALTH.
Six SCAA baseball players selected all-state (complete team included) (06/23/15)
A slew of baseball players from the southeast Missouri region were selected to the 2015 Missouri Baseball Coaches Association all-state baseball team. Four players for the Class 1 state champion Bell City Cubs were selected all-state. Bell City sophomore pitcher Austin Hicks and sophomore catcher Bobby Wright were selected first-team all-state. ...
Rib City varsity volleyball playday takes place Monday at Dexter (06/13/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Rib City varsity volleyball playday takes place Monday in Dexter. 30 teams are slated to compete at the event. The tournament is divided into two sessions. The first session features preliminary play from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Bracket play begins at 3:30 p.m. and runs until about 8 p.m...
Class 2, District 1 All-District Baseball Team Announced (06/01/15)
Local athletes represent their schools on the 2015 Class 2, District 1 All-District Baseball Team.
Class 2, District 1 All-District Baseball Team Announced (06/01/15)
Local athletes represent their schools on the 2015 Class 2, District 1 All-District Baseball Team.
Malden's Toby Miller tops all-conference, all-district teams (05/26/15)
Bootheel Conference Player of the Year Toby Miller - Malden Bootheel Conference Coach of the Year Tim Harmon - Malden 2014–15 All-Conference Team Parker McCormick - Malden Dee Triplett - Malden Peyton Faulkner - Caruthersville Hunter Jackson - Portageville...
Corbin Clark named 2015-16 Senath-Hornersville high school baseball coach (05/21/15)
Corbin Clark is set to replace Jarvis Reed as next season's head baseball coach at Senath-Hornersville High School.
District baseball: Kennett, Senath-Hornersville advance as Holcomb, Campbell fall in Class 2 (05/18/15)
A long hot day of baseball saw Kennett and Senath-Hornersville advance in their respective district tournaments. Meanwhile Holcomb and Campbell saw their seasons come to an end in the Class 2, District 1 tournament in Bernie.
District baseball: Kennett, Senath-Hornersville advance as Holcomb, Campbell fall in Class 2 (05/18/15)
A long hot day of baseball saw Kennett and Senath-Hornersville advance in their respective district tournaments. Meanwhile Holcomb and Campbell saw their seasons come to an end in the Class 2, District 1 tournament in Bernie.
Rain postpones Class 1-4 district tournaments (05/16/15)
Due to a large round of rain across southeast Missouri, local Class 1-4, District 1 baseball tournaments have all been rescheduled for Monday, May 18. The Class 1, District 1 tournament will begin at 4 p.m. in Gideon with Southland taking on Delta. Games will resume on Tuesday, May 19...
Holcomb earns dramatic extra inning win over Rector (05/08/15)
HOLCOMB, Mo - The Holcomb Hornets inched closer to .500 after a thrilling victory over Rector. The Hornets came from behind to tie the game in the eight inning, before loading the bases for a perfectly executed bunt by Garrett Lowry to win the game.
Holcomb earns dramatic extra inning win over Rector (05/08/15)
HOLCOMB, Mo - The Holcomb Hornets inched closer to .500 after a thrilling victory over Rector. The Hornets came from behind to tie the game in the eight inning, before loading the bases for a perfectly executed bunt by Garrett Lowry to win the game.
Vaughan named Bootheel Conference Player of the Year (05/06/15)
Kennett senior Logan Vaughan has been named 2015 Bootheel Conference Player of the Year. Vaughan is among five Kennett players named to the all-conference team, while four members of season and tournament champions Portageville made the top list. The Lady Bulldogs got more representation by their head coach, Ashlie Patton, who was named Coach of the Year...
Vaughan named Bootheel Conference Player of the Year (05/06/15)
Kennett senior Logan Vaughan has been named 2015 Bootheel Conference Player of the Year. Vaughan is among five Kennett players named to the all-conference team, while four members of season and tournament champions Portageville made the top list. The Lady Bulldogs got more representation by their head coach, Ashlie Patton, who was named Coach of the Year...
Kennett, Senath-Hornersville set to meet in district tournament championship repeat (05/05/15)
KENNETT, Mo. - The Class 1, District 2 softball tournament is now set to be a repeat of last year, with Senath-Hornersville and Kennett advancing to the final. The Lady Indians beat Holcomb 10-0 in six innings, before the Lady Lions battled back to win a thriller against Southland.
Kennett, Senath-Hornersville set to meet in district tournament championship repeat (05/05/15)
KENNETT, Mo. - The Class 1, District 2 softball tournament is now set to be a repeat of last year, with Senath-Hornersville and Kennett advancing to the final. The Lady Indians beat Holcomb 10-0 in six innings, before the Lady Lions battled back to win a thriller against Southland.
Bridges, Trowbridge set to join Three Rivers College Spirit Squad (05/05/15)
Lindsey Bridges and Taryn Trowbridge have been classmates since preschool. In a matter of weeks, they'll graduate from Holcomb High School, but they'll still be classmates at Three Rivers College as members of the Raiders Spirit Squad in Poplar Bluff.
Bridges, Trowbridge set to join Three Rivers College Spirit Squad (05/05/15)
Lindsey Bridges and Taryn Trowbridge have been classmates since preschool. In a matter of weeks, they'll graduate from Holcomb High School, but they'll still be classmates at Three Rivers College as members of the Raiders Spirit Squad in Poplar Bluff.
May 5, 2015 Scoreboard (05/05/15)
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BCT: Senath-Hornersville tops Caruthersville on walk-off sac fly (05/04/15)
Malden, South Pemiscot, and Portageville are all set to convene at Senath-Hornersville High School for the second round of the Bootheel Conference baseball tournament.
Holcomb, Senath-Hornersville, Southland advance to district semifinals (05/04/15)
KENNETT, Mo. - The stage is set for the Class 1, District 2 semifinals after Holcomb(4), Senath-Hornersville(2), and Southland(3) advanced on Monday.
Holcomb, Senath-Hornersville, Southland advance to district semifinals (05/04/15)
KENNETT, Mo. - The stage is set for the Class 1, District 2 semifinals after Holcomb(4), Senath-Hornersville(2), and Southland(3) advanced on Monday.
May 4, 2015 Scoreboard (05/04/15)
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Ben Vance to continue family tradition at Crowley's Ridge College (04/30/15)
On Wednesday, Ben Vance was all smiles as he signed on to continue what's become a family tradition at Crowley's Ridge. There, he'll be playing basketball, just like his mother and brother did before him.
Ben Vance to continue family tradition at Crowley's Ridge College (04/30/15)
On Wednesday, Ben Vance was all smiles as he signed on to continue what's become a family tradition at Crowley's Ridge. There, he'll be playing basketball, just like his mother and brother did before him.
Stoddard County sports roundup (baseball, softball and track results) (04/30/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Leopold Wildcats softball team scored in all three innings as it secured a 17-0 three-inning victory against the Dexter Bearcats Wednesday. Emily Seiler had a bases-clearing triple in the top of the second inning for Leopold. Klara Beel also connected for an RBI triple in the top of the third inning...
Portageville tops Kennett for Bootheel Conference Tournament title (04/28/15)
HOLCOMB, Mo. -- The Kennett Lady Indians simply couldn't find a way past their biggest local rival on Tuesday night, as they lost 5-0 to Portageville in a battle for the Bootheel Conference Tournament final.
BCT: Kennett, Senath-Hornersville advance to semifinals (04/27/15)
Kennett and Senath-Hornersville are both set to compete in Holcomb on Tuesday for the semifinals of the Bootheel Conference softball tournament.
BCT: Kennett, Senath-Hornersville advance to semifinals (04/27/15)
Kennett and Senath-Hornersville are both set to compete in Holcomb on Tuesday for the semifinals of the Bootheel Conference softball tournament.
Holcomb drops offensive battle to Caruthersville, 14-7 (04/24/15)
HOLCOMB, Mo. -- In just their sixth game of a rain-soaked season, the Holcomb Hornets hosted Caruthersville in what turned out to be a big offensive display by both teams. In the end, the Tigers huge early lead proved too much for the Hornets, but Holcomb's head coach Matt Casper left with plenty of positives...
Holcomb drops offensive battle to Caruthersville, 14-7 (04/24/15)
HOLCOMB, Mo. -- In just their sixth game of a rain-soaked season, the Holcomb Hornets hosted Caruthersville in what turned out to be a big offensive display by both teams. In the end, the Tigers huge early lead proved too much for the Hornets, but Holcomb's head coach Matt Casper left with plenty of positives...
Holcomb marks return to the diamond with 11-7 win over Gideon (04/21/15)
Cody Tucker Daily Dunklin Democrat GIDEON, Mo. -- The Holcomb Hornets finally returned to the diamond on Tuesday, scraping their way to an 11-7 win in Gideon. Starting pitcher Colton Dunbar got the win, after helping himself by hitting 3-4 with 3 RBI's. Dillon Mize was 2-4 with a home run, while Ben Vance had 2 RBI's of his own...
Holcomb marks return to the diamond with 11-7 win over Gideon (04/21/15)
Cody Tucker Daily Dunklin Democrat GIDEON, Mo. -- The Holcomb Hornets finally returned to the diamond on Tuesday, scraping their way to an 11-7 win in Gideon. Starting pitcher Colton Dunbar got the win, after helping himself by hitting 3-4 with 3 RBI's. Dillon Mize was 2-4 with a home run, while Ben Vance had 2 RBI's of his own...
Athletes honored at BA Sports All-Star Extravaganza in Dexter (04/15/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The BA Sports All-Star Extravaganza was held Saturday at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter. Woodland's Garret Reynolds won the boys 3-point contest, Jackson's Rachel Crites won the girls 3-point contest, Leopold's Caitlin Petty won the hardest spike contest, Bloomfield's Chelsea Delay won the volleyball passing competition and Notre Dame's Quinn Poythress won the slam dunk contest...
Semoball finalists announced for winter sports (04/12/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Semoball Awards finalists for boys basketball, girls basketball, wrestling and girls swimming were revealed Saturday at a selection show hosted by Harry Blackwell Dodge in Dexter. SEMO ESPN radio (92.9 FM, 1220 AM and 1470 AM) was on hand to make the announcement on its weekly hour-long show the Saturday Morning Express...
Latest baseball state rankings released (04/06/15)
The Missouri Baseball Coaches Association released its latest state rankings April 6. Five of the eight teams that are state-ranked from the southeast Missouri region are in Class 2. Defending Class 2 state champion Valle Catholic is ranked No. 1, East Carter County is ranked No. 2, Greenville is ranked No. 4 and Chaffee is ranked No. 7...
Holcomb tops Senath-Hornersville on chilly afternoon (03/27/15)
One typically doesn't associate sub-40 degree weather as "softball weather," but Holcomb and Senath-Hornersville had to make due with what mother nature dealt them Friday at the Lady Lions' home field. Both teams struggled to adjust to the climate throughout the game, but Holcomb's offense eventually broke through as they cruised to a 12-2 win...
March 27, 2015 Scoreboard (03/27/15)
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Holcomb tops Senath-Hornersville on chilly afternoon (03/27/15)
One typically doesn't associate sub-40 degree weather as "softball weather," but Holcomb and Senath-Hornersville had to make due with what mother nature dealt them Friday at the Lady Lions' home field. Both teams struggled to adjust to the climate throughout the game, but Holcomb's offense eventually broke through as they cruised to a 12-2 win...
Hornets baseball tops North Pemiscot 18-3 (03/27/15)
As their softball team towered over Senath-Hornersville, the Holcomb Hornets baseball team had a similarly dominant performance as they hosted North Pemiscot. The Hornets surrendered 3 runs in the first inning, but then scored 9 of their own in the bottom half to take control of the game. Holcomb added runs in the second and third innings, before scoring seven more in the fourth...
Holcomb baseball tops North Pemiscot 18-3 (03/27/15)
As their softball team towered over Senath-Hornersville, the Holcomb Hornets baseball team had a similarly dominant performance as they hosted North Pemiscot. The Hornets surrendered 3 runs in the first inning, but then scored 9 of their own in the bottom half to take control of the game. Holcomb added runs in the second and third innings, before scoring seven more in the fourth...
Dexter's McKuin, Jackson's Reynolds selected SEMO Conference Players of the Year (03/26/15)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Melanie McKuin continued the Dexter Lady Bearcats' recent run of Bob Gray Award winners Wednesday night while Blake Reynolds became the first Jackson player since 1987 to win the John Gibbs Award. Both were among the honorees at the 57th annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Basketball Banquet at the Black River Coliseum, which started off the festivities with a keynote address by University of Missouri men's basketball coach Kim Anderson...
Kennett towers over Holcomb in 17-1 victory (03/26/15)
After a slow start that saw Holcomb take an early lead, it was the bottom of Kennett's lineup that ignited the Lady Tribe on their way to a 17-1 victory in four innings Wednesday. Holcomb started off strong, as Lindsey Busby lead off with a fly ball that was dropped in the outfield. Busby stopped at second base before stealing third, and then she scored on a passed ball to give the Hornets and early lead...
Kennett towers over Holcomb in 17-1 victory (03/26/15)
After a slow start that saw Holcomb take an early lead, it was the bottom of Kennett's lineup that ignited the Lady Tribe on their way to a 17-1 victory in four innings Wednesday. Holcomb started off strong, as Lindsey Busby lead off with a fly ball that was dropped in the outfield. Busby stopped at second base before stealing third, and then she scored on a passed ball to give the Hornets and early lead...
March 24, 2015 Scoreboard (03/24/15)
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Holcomb baseball looks to build upon fall season (03/23/15)
Like all other teams in the area, the Holcomb Hornets baseball team has struggled to get valuable playing time amidst all the snow and ice that fell just as spring practices began. "We're ready to start," said head coach Matt Casper on Friday, ahead of a practice on another cold and cloudy day. "Can't wait for warmer weather...
Holcomb softball eyes senior leadership in spring (03/23/15)
Last week, the Holcomb High School softball team were gifted a beautiful day to play at a jamboree in Kennett. It was a rare glimpse of what spring will be like as they grind their way out of a grueling winter. Head coach Lindsay Buchanan enters her third year at the helm, and she's thankful for a big group of experience seniors who are set to lead the way this spring...
Holcomb baseball looks to build upon fall season (03/23/15)
Like all other teams in the area, the Holcomb Hornets baseball team has struggled to get valuable playing time amidst all the snow and ice that fell just as spring practices began. "We're ready to start," said head coach Matt Casper on Friday, ahead of a practice on another cold and cloudy day. "Can't wait for warmer weather...
Holcomb upsets host in Senath-Hornersville tournament (03/20/15)
The Holcomb Hornets eight grade volleyball team suffered a tough loss Thursday night at the hands of Senath-Hornersville. While all teams suffer three-set defeats from time to time, it's rare that they get a chance to avenge the loss in a big way on the very next day...
Holcomb upsets host in Senath-Hornersville tournament (03/20/15)
The Holcomb Hornets eight grade volleyball team suffered a tough loss Thursday night at the hands of Senath-Hornersville. While all teams suffer three-set defeats from time to time, it's rare that they get a chance to avenge the loss in a big way on the very next day...
Holcomb falls to Senath-Hornersville in close battles (03/19/15)
On Thursday, seventh and eighth graders from both Senath-Hornersville and Holcomb left the Hornet's gym with a lot to be proud of. The Lady Lions exit with another pair of wins under their belts, while the Hornets left knowing they took two strong teams to the limit. Both games stretched through three sets, each with Holcomb battling back before falling in the third...
At last: Softball returns to Indian Park with jamboree (03/16/15)
With mother nature finally let up on it's relentless winter assault, softball fans were gifted with a beautiful day at Indian Park Monday afternoon for the jamboree between Kennett, Holcomb, and Senath-Hornersville. "It's good to get outside. Good to see some competition," said Lady Indians head coach Kevin McCaig after his team's first round of play...
At last: Softball returns to Indian Park with jamboree (03/16/15)
With mother nature finally let up on it's relentless winter assault, softball fans were gifted with a beautiful day at Indian Park Monday afternoon for the jamboree between Kennett, Holcomb, and Senath-Hornersville. "It's good to get outside. Good to see some competition," said Lady Indians head coach Kevin McCaig after his team's first round of play...
Top seeds roll on opening night of Class 2, District 1 Tournament (02/25/15)
sports@stndard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- As expected, the top-seeded Scott County Central Braves rolled through the first round of the Class 2, District 1 Tournament on Monday with 81-14 win over eighth-seeded Chaffee. The Braves didn't surrender a basket after taking a 41-11 lead into halftime sealed a winless 0-20 season for the Red Devils. Chaffee's best stretch came with a 6-5 start to the game, but the Braves scored 27 straight points soon after...
Bernie-Bloomfield rematch set in Class 2, District 1 boys basketball tournament (02/25/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats and Bernie Mules are set to square off for the third time this season after securing convincing quarterfinal victories at the Class 2, District 1 boys basketball tournament at Bloomfield High School Tuesday night...
February 24, 2015 Scoreboard (02/24/15)
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Saturday's basketball games postponed (Updated District Basketball Tournaments Included) (02/21/15)
Saturday's Dexter-Poplar Bluff varsity boys and girls basketball games scheduled for 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. at Poplar Bluff High School are cancelled. All district basketball tournaments have also been postponed Saturday. View updated brackets at this link: Updated basketball tournament brackets...
Advance, Oran boys basketball teams headline district tournaments (02/20/15)
The Advance and Oran boys basketball teams have built a healthy postseason rivalry over the years. The two teams met in the Class 2 District 3 championship the past four years, however, district realignment will offer a different route this season as top-seeded Oran and second-seeded Advance will each vie for the Class 1 District 2 crown at Bell City High School...
District host sites, state baseball rankings released (02/19/15)
District host sites are set for the 2015 spring baseball season. Gideon is slated to host Class 1, District 1 featuring Clarkton, Delta C-7, Gideon, Naylor, North Pemiscot, Risco and Southland. Oran is slated to host Class 1, District 2 featuring Advance, Bell City, Leopold, Oak Ridge, Oran, Richland and Scott County Central...
Bloomfield collects road win at Holcomb 49-41 (02/13/15)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats edged the Holcomb Hornets 49-41 on the road Thursday night. "We've struggled playing on the road this year so it feels good to finally win one away from home," Bloomfield coach Jason Karnes said in a press release to Dexter Daily Statesman. ...
Bloomfield collects road win at Holcomb 49-41 (02/13/15)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats edged the Holcomb Hornets 49-41 on the road Thursday night. "We've struggled playing on the road this year so it feels good to finally win one away from home," Bloomfield coach Jason Karnes said in a press release to Dexter Daily Statesman. ...
February 12, 2015 Scoreboard (02/12/15)
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SCAA Boys Basketball: Bloomfield, Richland, Puxico and Woodland collect wins, Bernie falls in OT (02/12/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats outscored the Oran Eagles by 11 points in the final eight minutes of play of a 60-47 home win Tuesday night. "This is as good of a win as we've had all year," Bloomfield coach Jason Karnes said in a press release to Dexter Daily Statesman. ...
Holcomb upsets Kennett for third place at Campbell JV Tournament (01/30/15)
Following a crushing defeat on Wednesday, the Holcomb Hornets bounced back by upsetting Kennett 38-35 for third place at the Campbell JV Tournament. "Last night was, honestly, probably my toughest loss as a coach at any level," said coach Corbin Clark after the game. "We were up 8 with two minutes left and didn't score another point."...
Holcomb upsets Kennett for third place at Campbell JV Tournament (01/30/15)
Following a crushing defeat on Wednesday, the Holcomb Hornets bounced back by upsetting Kennett 38-35 for third place at the Campbell JV Tournament. "Last night was, honestly, probably my toughest loss as a coach at any level," said coach Corbin Clark after the game. "We were up 8 with two minutes left and didn't score another point."...
Late heroics at Campbell JV Tournament semifinals (01/29/15)
It was a night of high drama at the Campbell JV tournament semifinals. 5th place Neelyville upset 2nd place Kennett 47-42, while Campbell came from behind to beat Holcomb 39-38 thanks to a buzzer beater from Riley Peters.
Late heroics at Campbell JV Tournament semifinals (01/29/15)
It was a night of high drama at the Campbell JV tournament semifinals. 5th place Neelyville upset 2nd place Kennett 47-42, while Campbell came from behind to beat Holcomb 39-38 thanks to a buzzer beater from Riley Peters.
PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly drops conference third place game, win eludes Risco (01/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Dylan Keller and Trent Pobst combined for 47 points to lead Scott City to an 84-61 win over Kelly Friday during the third place game of the Scott-Mississippi Conference tournament. Keller made five 3-pointers and led all scorers with 26 points while Pobst added 21 for Scott City, who improved to 12-5 on the season...
PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly drops conference third place game, win eludes Risco (01/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Dylan Keller and Trent Pobst combined for 47 points to lead Scott City to an 84-61 win over Kelly Friday during the third place game of the Scott-Mississippi Conference tournament. Keller made five 3-pointers and led all scorers with 26 points while Pobst added 21 for Scott City, who improved to 12-5 on the season...
January 23, 2015 Scoreboard (01/23/15)
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Basketball state rankings, playoff host sites set (01/23/15)
The Missouri Basketball Coaches Association released its latest state rankings Jan. 21. Three boys basketball teams and two girls basketball teams from the semoball.com coverage area are state-ranked. The Scott County Central boys are ranked sixth in Class 2, the New Madrid County Central boys are ranked fourth in Class 3 and the Cape Central boys are ranked sixth in Class 4...
Dexter girls fall at state-ranked Park Hills, Bernie boys down Holcomb (01/20/15)
PARK HILLS, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team suffered a 71-57 loss at state-ranked Park Hills Central Monday night. Park Hills jumped out to a 20-7 lead in the first quarter before Dexter responded with 11 unanswered points to trim the deficit to 20-18 with six minutes remaining in the first half...
January 19, 2015 Scoreboard (01/19/15)
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Holcomb wins big over North Pemiscot (01/19/15)
The Holcomb Hornets enjoyed 20 point victories in both varsity and junior varsity play against North Pemiscot on Thursday.
Holcomb wins big over North Pemiscot (01/19/15)
The Holcomb Hornets enjoyed 20 point victories in both varsity and junior varsity play against North Pemiscot on Thursday.
January 16, 2015 Scoreboard (01/16/15)
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Holcomb drops homecoming game to Campbell (01/12/15)
The Holcomb Hornets celebrated homecoming Friday, but festivities were hampered by a hard-fought loss to Campbell. Holcomb played three close quarters, but things fell apart in the fourth quarter as Campbell nearly doubled their score. "I think the little things really killed us tonight," said Holcomb head coach Chris Hahn after the game. Hahn is a native of Campbell. "We tried to dribble through their pressure on their press and we ended up turning it over quite a bit."...
Holcomb drops homecoming game to Campbell (01/12/15)
The Holcomb Hornets celebrated homecoming Friday, but festivities were hampered by a hard-fought loss to Campbell. Holcomb played three close quarters, but things fell apart in the fourth quarter as Campbell nearly doubled their score. "I think the little things really killed us tonight," said Holcomb head coach Chris Hahn after the game. Hahn is a native of Campbell. "We tried to dribble through their pressure on their press and we ended up turning it over quite a bit."...
January 8, 2015 Scoreboard (01/08/15)
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No. 6 Dexter nearly pulls off upset against No. 3 Kennett (12/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- After watching seventh-seeded Bloomfield stun second-seeded Malden, the Dexter Bearcats looked ready to pull off a second-straight upset Saturday night at the Bloomfield Christmad Tournament. Unfortunately for the sixth-seeded Bearcats, a few late rebounds proved to be the difference in game where third-seeded Kennett held on for a 42-41 quarterfinal win...
Bernie, Bloomfield & Dexter collect first-round wins at BCT (all BCT box scores included) (12/27/14)
Three SCAA teams remain in contention for the ultimate prize at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament after Day 1 action. The Bernie Mules, Dexter Bearcats and Bloomfield Wildcats secured opening-round victories Friday at the 16-team tournament...
BCT consolation quarterfinal box scores (12/28/14)
Saxony Lutheran, Puxico, Doniphan and East Prairie collected consolation quarterfinal victories at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament Saturday. No. 9 seeded Saxony Lutheran plays No. 13 seeded East Prairie in the first consolation semifinal Monday at 1 p.m. The second consolation semifinal between No. 10 seeded Puxico and No. 14 seeded Doniphan follows at about 2:30 p.m. Monday...
Bernie, Bloomfield & Dexter collect first-round wins at BCT (all BCT box scores included) (12/27/14)
Three SCAA teams remain in contention for the ultimate prize at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament after Day 1 action. The Bernie Mules, Dexter Bearcats and Bloomfield Wildcats secured opening-round victories Friday at the 16-team tournament...
Dexter takes down Portageville, seeds hold true during first round at Bloomfield (12/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- Unable to make up for a rough start, 11th-seeded Portageville fell to sixth-seeded Dexter 62-47 Friday in the opening round of the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament. "We played a good second half, but the first half we didn't show up," Bulldogs' head coach Jason Irby said. "That's been something we've struggled with all year, playing four quarters. Until we decide to play four quarters we might be in trouble."...
Twin Rivers towers over Holcomb, 64-31 (12/26/14)
The Holcomb Hornets (12) struggled mightily during a 64-31 loss to Twin Rivers (5) in the first round of the Bootheel Christmas Tournament. It seemed as Holcomb could only stand back and watch as the Royals sank six three pointers in the first quarter. Twin Rivers enjoyed a 27-8 lead at the beginning of the second quarter and never looked back...
Twin Rivers towers over Holcomb, 64-31 (12/26/14)
The Holcomb Hornets (12) struggled mightily during a 64-31 loss to Twin Rivers (5) in the first round of the Bootheel Christmas Tournament. It seemed as Holcomb could only stand back and watch as the Royals sank six three pointers in the first quarter. Twin Rivers enjoyed a 27-8 lead at the beginning of the second quarter and never looked back...
33-point quarter sends Hayti over Holcomb, 78-40 (12/18/14)
Hayti was in full control as they hosted Holcomb Thursday night. A massive 33-point third quarter propelled them to a 78-40 win. The Indians had three players score in double digits: Ted Hall with 10 points, Devon Riddick with 16, and Indaqual Presberry with 20...
33-point quarter sends Hayti over Holcomb, 78-40 (12/18/14)
Hayti was in full control as they hosted Holcomb Thursday night. A massive 33-point third quarter propelled them to a 78-40 win. The Indians had three players score in double digits: Ted Hall with 10 points, Devon Riddick with 16, and Indaqual Presberry with 20...
December 18, 2014 Scoreboard (12/18/14)
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District baseball alignments announced, defending state champion Cooter moves to Class 2 (12/12/14)
The path to a district baseball championship got a bit tougher for a defending state champion and a pair of SCAA talents Friday. The Missouri High School Activities Association released district alignments for baseball for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons Friday...
Bernie takes down Twin Rivers in Holcomb Invite boys basketball championship (12/08/14)
HOLCOMB -- It didn't finish out like the rout it was last year. But it started out like one. A year after Bernie beat Twin Rivers by 28 points in the Holcomb Invitational (played in Bernie last year) championship, the top-seeded Mules took a double-digit lead in the first quarter Friday night...
Bernie earns top prize at Holcomb Invitational (12/06/14)
The Bernie Mules beat Twins Rivers for the Holcomb Invitational championship on Friday night. Twin Rivers struggled to find a way to take a lead agains the Mules, and the game ended 46-39. In the matchup for third place, Bloomfield beat Puxico 79-66. In the consolation championship, Campbell cruised past hosts Holcomb 44-25...
Bernie earns top prize at Holcomb Invitational (12/06/14)
The Bernie Mules beat Twins Rivers for the Holcomb Invitational championship on Friday night. Twin Rivers struggled to find a way to take a lead agains the Mules, and the game ended 46-39. In the matchup for third place, Bloomfield beat Puxico 79-66. In the consolation championship, Campbell cruised past hosts Holcomb 44-25...
December 5, 2014 Scoreboard (12/05/14)
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Bernie, Puxico secure opening-round wins at Holcomb Invitational (12/02/14)
Note: A photo gallery of Monday's action at the Holcomb Invitational is available at this link: View Photos Here HOLCOMB, Mo. - Bernie-Puxico Round 1 is set for Thursday at 6 p.m. after both programs secured quarterfinal victories at the eight-team Holcomb Invitational varsity boys basketball tournament Monday...
Holcomb Invitational Tournament bracket takes shape (12/02/14)
The first two days of the Holcomb Invitation Tournament are in the books, with Bernie, Puxico, Bloomfield, and Twin Rivers advancing in the winner's bracket.
Holcomb Invitational Tournament bracket takes shape (12/02/14)
The first two days of the Holcomb Invitation Tournament are in the books, with Bernie, Puxico, Bloomfield, and Twin Rivers advancing in the winner's bracket.
Stoddard County boys and girls basketball previews (12/01/14)
By DUSTIN WARD Daily Statesman ADVANCE, Mo. - Expectations remain high for the Advance Hornets varsity boys basketball program after a trip to the Class 2 state quarterfinals last season. "I expect a lot this season," Advance second-year coach Bubba Wheetley said. "It's going to be hard to replace Lane, but we've got some young kids coming up who can shoot and handle the ball pretty good. We are really looking forward to this year."...
Eighth graders shine at Bootheel Conference Tournament Day 2 (11/18/14)
Crowds gathered inside the Senath-Hornersville gymnasium Tuesday for the second night of the girls Bootheel Conference basketball tournament. This time, the talents of the area's eighth graders were on display.
Eighth graders shine at Bootheel Conference Tournament Day 2 (11/18/14)
Crowds gathered inside the Senath-Hornersville gymnasium Tuesday for the second night of the girls Bootheel Conference basketball tournament. This time, the talents of the area's eighth graders were on display.
Day 1 of girls Bootheel Conference Tournament (11/17/14)
Senath-Hornersville hosts the girls Bootheel Conference junior high basketball tournament throughout the week. The first day of play featured the seventh grade teams, with the hosts proving why they may be the strongest team in the tournament.
Day 1 of girls Bootheel Conference Tournament (11/17/14)
Senath-Hornersville hosts the girls Bootheel Conference junior high basketball tournament throughout the week. The first day of play featured the seventh grade teams, with the hosts proving why they may be the strongest team in the tournament.
Host sites set for basketball districts (11/13/14)
Host sites have been selected for Missouri high school district basketball tournaments for the 2014-15 season. Sikeston is slated to host Class 4, District 1, boys and girls tournaments which feature Cape Central, Dexter, Kennett, Notre Dame, Perryville and Sikeston...
Holcomb beats Malden for first win of the season (11/13/14)
While Holcomb's seventh grade side already has some wins under their belt this year, Thursday night's battle against Malden marked the first win of the season for the eighth graders.
Holcomb beats Malden for first win of the season (11/13/14)
While Holcomb's seventh grade side already has some wins under their belt this year, Thursday night's battle against Malden marked the first win of the season for the eighth graders.
Holcomb falls to established Kennett program (11/04/14)
Kennett Middle School's girls basketball team traveled to Holcomb on Monday night, where both seventh and eighth grade teams won in convincing fashion.
Holcomb falls to established Kennett program (11/04/14)
Kennett Middle School's girls basketball team traveled to Holcomb on Monday night, where both seventh and eighth grade teams won in convincing fashion.
Campbell Junior High prevails while Holcomb struggles (10/28/14)
On Tuesday, Campbell traveled to Holcomb, where a strong performance propelled them to big victories in both seventh and eighth grade play. Seventh grade won 37-7, while the eighth grade won 43-24.
Campbell Junior High prevails while Holcomb struggles (10/28/14)
On Tuesday, Campbell traveled to Holcomb, where a strong performance propelled them to big victories in both seventh and eighth grade play. Seventh grade won 37-7, while the eighth grade won 43-24.
Gideon, Clarkton advance to district tournament final (10/21/14)
The first and second seeded teams are set to face off in the district tournament final on Tuesday, after a long night of volleyball Monday night.
Gideon, Clarkton advance to district tournament final (10/21/14)
The first and second seeded teams are set to face off in the district tournament final on Tuesday, after a long night of volleyball Monday night.
District volleyball championships set (all Monday playoff scores included) (10/21/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The top-seeded Dexter Bearcats withstood a bit of a slow start and finished with a bang in a 25-18, 25-13 victory against the fifth-seeded Fredericktown Blackcats in a Class 3, District 1, semifinal Monday night. Top-seeded Dexter (27-3-1) advances to play second-seeded Perryville (24-8-1) for the district championship Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Bearcat Event Center...
Momentum continues for Campbell, tops Holcomb 12-2 (09/23/14)
The fall baseball season is quickly winding down ahead of tournaments next week. On Tuesday, Campbell hosted Holcomb in a game scheduled an hour early due to the Delta Fair Parade.
Momentum continues for Campbell, tops Holcomb 12-2 (09/23/14)
The fall baseball season is quickly winding down ahead of tournaments next week. On Tuesday, Campbell hosted Holcomb in a game scheduled an hour early due to the Delta Fair Parade.
Bloomfield baseball team slides past Holcomb 9-3 (09/19/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Bloomfield-Holcomb baseball game is available here: View Baseball Photos BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - A late arriving spectator would have missed out on most of the fun Thursday afternoon in the high school baseball contest between the Bloomfield Wildcats and Holcomb Hornets...
Bloomfield baseball team slides past Holcomb 9-3 (09/19/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Bloomfield-Holcomb baseball game is available here: View Baseball Photos BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - A late arriving spectator would have missed out on most of the fun Thursday afternoon in the high school baseball contest between the Bloomfield Wildcats and Holcomb Hornets...
Holcomb loses thriller against Kennett, tops Caruthersville (09/18/14)
Holcomb Hornets exhibited a strong defensive performance while hosting Kennett Tuesday afternoon.
Holcomb loses thriller against Kennett, tops Caruthersville (09/18/14)
Holcomb Hornets exhibited a strong defensive performance while hosting Kennett Tuesday afternoon.
Brooks leads Senath-Hornersville past Holcomb (09/16/14)
On Sept. 4, the Holcomb Hornets hosted Senath-Hornersville in a thrilling back and forth game that ultimately saw the Lions win 11-9. On Monday, the Hornets traveled to Senath with hopes of returning the favor and beating the Lions on their home turf.
Brooks leads Senath-Hornersville past Holcomb (09/16/14)
On Sept. 4, the Holcomb Hornets hosted Senath-Hornersville in a thrilling back and forth game that ultimately saw the Lions win 11-9. On Monday, the Hornets traveled to Senath with hopes of returning the favor and beating the Lions on their home turf.
Dexter claims first Dig for Life Classic title (09/15/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity volleyball team took home the top prize at the 48-team Dig for Life Classic for the first time in school history Saturday evening at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau. Dexter outlasted Park Hills Central 25-15, 25-13 in the title game after beating Notre Dame 25-12, 25-22 in a semifinal, St. Vincent 25-10, 25-14 in a quarterfinal and Eminence 25-11, 25-5 in a Round of 16 contest...
Dexter claims first Dig for Life Classic title (09/15/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity volleyball team took home the top prize at the 48-team Dig for Life Classic for the first time in school history Saturday evening at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau. Dexter outlasted Park Hills Central 25-15, 25-13 in the title game after beating Notre Dame 25-12, 25-22 in a semifinal, St. Vincent 25-10, 25-14 in a quarterfinal and Eminence 25-11, 25-5 in a Round of 16 contest...
Briefly: Dexter claims first Dig for Life Classic volleyball title (all SCAA scores included) (09/14/14)
Dexter beat Park Hills Central 25-15, 25-13 in the gold bracket championship, Portageville defeated Poplar Bluff 25-21, 15-25, 25-23 in the silver bracket championship and Malden beat Clarkton 25-21, 25-19 in the bronze bracket championship of the 48-team Dig for Life Classic volleyball tournament Saturday night at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau...
Dig for Life Scores (09/14/14)
COMPLETE POOL PLAY RESULTS POOL A/B Dexter def. Twin Rivers 25-11, 25-10 Central (Park Hills) def. Cooter 25-7, 25-3 Holcomb split South Iron 25-17, 22-25 Dexter def. Central (Park Hills) 25-20, 25-21 Holcomb def. Twin Rivers 25-19, 25-24 South Iron def. Cooter 25-9, 25-22...
September 5, 2014 Scoreboard (09/05/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Senath wins back and forth battle at Holcomb (09/05/14)
Another hot day loomed large over the baseball field outside Holcomb High School, as the Hornets fell 11-9 to a talented Senath-Hornersville team, who powered their way to their first win of the season.
Senath-Hornsersville wins back and forth battle at Holcomb (09/05/14)
Another hot day loomed large over the baseball field outside Holcomb High School, as the Hornets fell 11-9 to a talented Senath-Hornersville team, who powered their way to their first win of the season.
September 2, 2014 Scoreboard (09/02/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
August 30, 2014 Scoreboard (08/30/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Bloomfield baseball team hands Bernie first loss, edges Holcomb 3-0 at wood bat tournament (08/30/14)
BERNIE, Mo. - The bottom of the Bloomfield batting order exhibited patience at the plate and the top of order delivered in the clutch with runners on base as the Wildcats rallied for an 11-3 victory at Bernie Saturday afternoon. Bloomfield fell behind Bernie 2-0 in the first inning, but made up all of the ground in the top of the third inning when it scored four runs on just two hits to move ahead 4-2...
Holcomb opens fall baseball with walk-off double (08/29/14)
The Holcomb Hornets started the fall baseball season with a home game against Campbell. Holcomb's side was a much lighter team than last year, with some players out due to injury, while Campbell's crew was light on experience. With the help of a new face and a familiar, Holcomb found a way to win in dramatic fashion...
Holcomb opens fall baseball with walk-off double (08/28/14)
The Holcomb Hornets started the fall baseball season with a home game against Campbell. Holcomb's side was a much lighter team than last year, with some players out due to injury, while Campbell's crew was light on experience. With the help of one new face and one familiar, Holcomb found a way to win in dramatic fashion.
Holcomb opens fall baseball with walk-off double (08/28/14)
The Holcomb Hornets started the fall baseball season with a home game against Campbell. Holcomb's side was a much lighter team than last year, with some players out due to injury, while Campbell's crew was light on experience. With the help of one new face and one familiar, Holcomb found a way to win in dramatic fashion.
Loaded Bernie baseball team in search of repeat success (08/27/14)
BERNIE, Mo. - Bernie baseball coach Darrin Shipman knows repeating the success of a 2014 spring season that featured a 20-4 record, 18-game winning streak, district tournament championship and Malden Invitational title is a tall task. "We did have a good year," Bernie coach Darrin Shipman said of his squad's spring campaign. ...
2014 High School Volleyball Schedules (08/16/14)
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Volleyball class & district assignments released (08/15/14)
Class and district assignments were released Friday for the 2014 and 2015 seasons for high school volleyball. The only SCAA school changing moving up or down a class is Bloomfield. The Wildcats will moved from Class 1 to Class 2 this season. Bloomfield is slated to compete in Class 2, District 2, with Charleston, Puxico, Saxony Lutheran, Scott City, Twin Rivers and Woodland...
Fighting Squirrels open play at World Series Friday night (08/05/14)
The Charleston Fighting Squirrels begin its quest for its first World Series title in franchise history Friday in Ephrata, Washington. 10 teams from nine states are slated to compete at the eight-day tournament at Johnson-O'Brien Stadium in Ephrata...
Fighting Squirrels edge Oskaloosa 4-1 to advance to Sunday night's regional championship (07/27/14)
The Charleston Fighting Squirrels advanced to the Midwest Plains Regional championship with a 4-1 victory against Oskaloosa Sunday afternoon. Charleston jumped on top of Oskaloosa early with two runs on two hits and a walk in the bottom of the first inning. Matt Ulrich drove home Charleston's first run with a sacrifice fly. A two-out RBI single by Blake Wolferding plated Charleston's second run...
WORLD SERIES BOUND: Fighting Squirrels beat Eden Prairie 4-1 in regional championship (07/28/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels beat Eden Prairie, Minnesota 4-1 Sunday night to secure its second straight birth in the Senior Babe Ruth World Series. The Fighting Squirrels opened the Midwest Plains Regional final with three consecutive hits in the bottom of the first inning. ...
Fighting Squirrels beat Dickinson 9-0, advance to Sunday's regional semifinals (07/26/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels locked up the No. 1 seed in Pool B at the Midwest Plains Regional Saturday night with a 9-0 victory against host Dickinson, North Dakota . Charleston, which beat Holyoke, Colorado 11-1 Thursday and Eden Prairie Black, Minnesota 3-1 Friday, finishes 3-0 in Pool B...
Squirrels continue back-to-back regional title quest Saturday in North Dakota (07/26/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The success continued for the Charleston Fighting Squirrels Friday at the Senior Babe Ruth Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, North Dakota. Charleston, which blistered Holyoke, Colorado, 11-1 in six innings Thursday, improved to 2-0 in Pool B with a 3-1 victory against Eden Prairie Black, Minnesota, Friday afternoon...
Fighting Squirrels open Midwest Plains Regional with 11-1 win against Holyoke (includes all Thursday results) (07/24/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels experienced little difficulty securing a victory in its first game at the Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, N.D., Thursday afternoon. Charleston calculated at least one run in every inning it batted with the exception of the top of the fith as it cruised past Holyoke, Colo., 11-1 in six innings at Astoria Field at Southside Ballpark...
Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH (07/23/14)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey...
Charleston Fighting Squirrels open play at Midwest Plains Regional Thursday (07/22/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels baseball program begins its quest for a second straight World Series birth Thursday at the Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, N.D. The eight-team tournament is slated for July 23-27 at Astoria Field at Southside Ballpark. Pool play takes place Thursday, Friday and Saturday with bracket play scheduled for Sunday...
Relaxed Fighting Squirrels edge Boonville 3-1 for seventh state title in eight years (07/17/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - After enjoying his first shave in several months following a 9-3 loss to Boonville in Game 26 of the double-elimination Senior Babe Ruth state tournament Tuesday night Charleston Fighting Squirrels coach Michael Minner put serious thought into who should pitch Wednesday night's winner-take-all state championship...
Boonville eliminates Leopold, hands Charleston first loss to force winner-take-all championship Wednesday (07/16/14)
The stage is set for a winner-take-all championship at the Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state tournament Wednesday night at 5:30 p.m. at Hillhouse Park in Charleston. Boonville edged the SEMO Pirates of Leopold 4-1 in Game 25 of the state tournament and followed by handing Charleston a 9-3 loss in Game 26 Tuesday night...
Charleston offense avoids panic attack, rallies to beat Leopold 6-5 at SBR state tournament (07/14/14)
CHARLESTON , Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels avoided a panic attack at the plate after falling behind four runs against the SEMO Pirates of Leopold Sunday afternoon in the winner's bracket championship of the Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state tournament at Hillhouse Park...
Charleston, Piedmont & Leopold advance to championship semifinals of SBR state tournament (07/12/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels continued to experience offensive success without hitting the ball out of the ballpark Friday afternoon at the Senior Babe Ruth state tournament. The Fighting Squirrels had five hitters bunt in the first three innings...
Dexter boys basketball team goes 5-1 at Malden Shootout (07/09/14)
MALDEN, Mo. - The success continued for the Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball program earlier this week. The Bearcats finished the two-day Malden Shootout with a record of 5-1 Tuesday. Dexter beat Advance 56-38 in Game 1, lost to New Madrid County Central 68-27 in Game 2, edged Delta C-7 49-47 in Game 3, beat Risco 57-18 in Game 4, beat Holcomb 53-19 in Game 5 and beat Malden 40-36 in Game 6...
Final boys Rib City Shootout of summer begins Friday at Dexter (07/09/14)
The schedule has been released for the final Rib City boys basketball tournament this summer. The event is slated for Friday and Saturday at Dexter. Games will be played at the Bearcat Event Center, Dexter Middle School Gymnasium, Dexter High School Gymnasium and Southwest Elementary Gymnasium...
Latest updated Rib City Shootout Schedule (July 11-12) (07/11/14)
The schedule has been released for the final Rib City boys basketball tournament this summer. The event is slated for Friday and Saturday at Dexter. Games will be played at the Bearcat Event Center, Dexter Middle School Gymnasium, Dexter High School Gymnasium and Southwest Elementary Gymnasium...
Schedule set for Senior Babe Ruth state tournament (07/02/14)
The schedule is set for the highly anticipated Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state baseball tournament. The 14-team double-elimination event will take place July 10-15 at Hillhouse Park in Charleston, Mo. Three of the 27 tournament games will also be played at Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau, Mo...
Dexter boys claim Rib City title (06/21/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity boys basketball program ended the Rib City Shootout on a high note Friday evening at the Bearcat Event Center. The Bearcats finished the two-day event with an overall record of 5-3, won its last four games and finished first in its seven-team bracket Friday evening...
Schedule altered for Bleacher Bum Invite (06/18/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The schedule has been released for the 2014 Bleacher Bum Invitational. The 16-team baseball tournament will take place June 19-22 at Hillhouse Park in Charleston and Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau. Eight first round games are scheduled for Thursday. ...
Boys basketball Rib City Shootout begins Thursday at Dexter (06/18/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The schedule has been released for the upcoming Rib City boys basketball shootout slated for June 19-20 at Dexter. 41 boys basketball teams will compete in the event. Games are scheduled to take place on three courts at the Bearcat Event Center, the Dexter High School Gymnasium, the Dexter Middle School Gymnasium and the Southwest Elementary Gymnasium...
Rib City Shootout Action (06/14/14)
Note: A schedule for June 14 remains available at this link: View Schedule Here
Charleston Fighting Squirrels cruise by Senath-Hornersville 11-0 at Classic (06/13/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels offense got back on track in a big way Friday afternoon less than 24 hours after suffering a rare loss. Charleston (13-3) scored five times in the first two innings before adding three runs in the fourth inning and three more in the seventh inning as it cruised past Senath-Hornersville Senior Babe Ruth 11-0 in a consolation quarterfinal of the four-day 16-team Fighting Squirrel Classic...
Defending champ Charleston drops Classic opener to Crawford County 6-5 in 10 innings (includes all Thursday scores) (06/13/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the action Thursday at Charleston is available at this link: View Photos Here CHARLESTON, Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels threw about everything but the kitchen sink at Crawford County, Mo., Thursday afternoon but came up short in its bid to defend its title at its own Fighting Squirrel Classic...