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Destiny displays overpowering game when it comes to Adams, Jackson tennis program (08/20/14)
Linda Adams had never played tennis when she took the job as girls tennis coach at Jackson High School. Nineteen years later, Adams is still coaching the Indians. But it's been an interesting road with lots of learning and unexpected turns. "I knew nothing about tennis. ...
Destiny displays overpowering game when it comes to Adams, Jackson tennis program (08/20/14)
Linda Adams had never played tennis when she took the job as girls tennis coach at Jackson High School. Nineteen years later, Adams is still coaching the Indians. But it's been an interesting road with lots of learning and unexpected turns. "I knew nothing about tennis. ...
Southeast Missourian high school cross country teams at a glance (08/19/14)
Advance Hornets Coach: Terry Bryeans Returning athletes: Creighton Miles, jr.; Jared Owens, jr.; Cade Long, so.; Gage Bien, fr.; Logan Becker, fr. Key athletes lost from last season: Richie Nixon Coach's outlook: They're very competitive, yet they realize that they're running for more than just themselves. They're competing as a team and they push each other and themselves to go further than what they thought their limits were. That's what they expect of each other...
High school cross country capsules (08/19/14)
Advance Hornets Coach: Terry Bryeans Returning athletes: Creighton Miles, jr.; Jared Owens, jr.; Cade Long, so.; Gage Bien, fr.; Logan Becker, fr. Key athletes lost from last season: Richie Nixon Coach's outlook: They're very competitive, yet they realize that they're running for more than just themselves. They're competing as a team and they push each other and themselves to go further than what they thought their limits were. That's what they expect of each other...
Southeast Missourian high school boys soccer teams at a glance (08/18/14)
Central Tigers Coach: Dan Martin Assistant Coach: Greg Jones Last season's record: 11-14 Postseason result: Lost to Sikeston 2-0 in a Class 2 District 1 quarterfinal Conference: SEMO Returning starters: Dashaun Blissett, jr., F; Luke Kinder, sr., MF...
Southeast Missourian high school volleyball teams at a glance (08/17/14)
A preview of team in the Southeast Missourian coverage area.
Southeast Missourian high school volleyball teams at a glance (08/17/14)
A preview of team in the Southeast Missourian coverage area.
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...
Bearcats ready to make noise entering 2014 season (08/15/14)
The Dexter Bearcats varsity football program enters the 2014 season under second-year head coach Justin Peden with an ample supply of players who received playing time last season. The 2014 Dexter roster is composed of 16 seniors, 12 juniors, seven sophomores and 11 freshmen...
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...
Schedule set for 14-year-old Babe Ruth state tournament (07/16/14)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. - The 14-year-old Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state tournament takes place July 17-20 at East Prairie High School. Cape Girardeau-Jackson, Poplar Bluff, Advance, East Prairie, Southwest Ozark and Mississippi Valley will compete in the six-team double-elimination tournament...
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...
Notre Dame's Nelson selected Southeast Missourian Player of the Year in soccer (07/14/14)
Soccer wasn't just a sport that Jordan Nelson started to play when she was 4 or 5 years old. For Nelson, a forward who completed her junior year at Notre Dame in May, soccer became a staple in her life before she could even walk. She was born with a soccer pedigree to Heather Nelson, the soccer coach at Southeast Missouri State, and Paul Nelson, Southeast's associate head coach...
Power surge propels Charleston past Boonville 9-5 at SBR state tournament (07/13/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - Charleston Fighting Squirrels standout slugger Ryan Fortner never grew concerned his team might be shutout after falling behind Boonville 1-0 Saturday night at the Senior Babe Ruth state tournament. "It was just a matter of time," Fortner said. "We knew we were going to hit. We came out a little flat, but Potts kept it close and we knew we would get at least one run."...
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...
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...
Heartlander Abroad: Kinkaid Lake (07/09/14)
For those of us that work a regular five-day a week job, a three-day holiday weekend is a magical thing. It's hard to wrap your head around what it must have been like for a bunch of brave, adventurous Europeans, building a new life in a strange land while being oppressed by taxation from across the Atlantic, to rise up and fight. ...
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...
Dexter fall sports schedules released (07/08/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - 2014 fall sports schedules are set at Dexter High School. The Dexter varsity football program is slated to open its season at Ste. Genevieve Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. The Dexter varsity volleyball team will open its season three days later when it hosts Farmington Aug. 25 and the Dexter varsity girls tennis team is slated to host Charleston in its season opener Aug. 26 at 4 p.m. The Dexter boys and girls high school cross country teams begin their respective seasons Sept. 6 at Jackson...
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...
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...
Dexter boys begin play at Rib City Shootout (06/19/14)
Note: A photo gallery of Friday's action is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity boys basketball team played its first three scrimmage games at the two-day Rib City Shootout Thursday. Hayti edged Dexter 36-34 in its first game Thursday morning before Dexter rebounded with an impressive 57-38 victory against Rich Hill, Mo., Thursday afternoon. Doniphan beat Dexter 47-43 in the nightcap Thursday...
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...
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. ...
Schedule released for second boys Rib City Shootout weekend (06/18/14)
DEXTER -- 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...
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...
Southeast's Miller, Missouri's Rushin finishes season at NCAA national meet (06/15/14)
Southeast Missouri State track and field athlete Reggie Miller Jr. finished 17th in the triple jump and Jackson graduate and University of Missouri track and field athlete Jill Rushin finished 12th in the shot put at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
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...
Bats quiet for Sikeston Post 114, lose 2-0 to Jackson (06/13/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Two runs was all it took for Jackson to top Sikeston American Senior Legion Post 114's deflated offense. Jackson Post 158 came away with a 2-0 win behind a complete game shutout by Joe Elfrink Thursday at VFW Memorial Stadium in Sikeston...
Bats quiet for Sikeston Post 114, lose 2-0 to Jackson (06/13/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Two runs was all it took for Jackson to top Sikeston American Senior Legion Post 114's deflated offense. Jackson Post 158 came away with a 2-0 win behind a complete game shutout by Joe Elfrink Thursday at VFW Memorial Stadium in Sikeston...
Jackson graduate Jill Rushin reaches rare air at Mizzou (06/12/14)
"When you're in the 57-foot range in the shot put, you may have to do some digging in shot put history to see how many women have done that."
-- Missouri coach Brett Halter
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. ...
High school girls soccer honors (06/03/14)
Class 2 District 1 First team Abby Shupert, jr., Central (MF) Emily Daly, sr., Central (MF) Rebekah Sutherland, sr., Farmington (G) Emily Mosier, sr., Farmington (D) Montana Krause, jr., Farmington (D) Madison Buelow, sr., Notre Dame (G) Annie Siebert, sr., Notre Dame (D)...
Jackson's Maddox repeats as Class 4 pole vault champion (06/01/14)
Sierra Maddox probably could not have had a better day than the one she had Saturday. The Jackson senior and defending state champion pole vaulter repeated her state-winning height of 12 feet, 6 inches to retain her title and cap a flawless, undefeated senior season at the Class 4 state meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri...
Jackson's pole vaulters hope to set the bar at state meet (05/30/14)
Say the phrase "track and field" and the first images that come to mind are of speedy sprinters, graceful runners and jumpers, and muscular throwers. Pole vaulters are often an afterthought, but it just so happens that Jackson High School fields some of the top vaulters in the state, three of whom will vie for state titles when the Class 4 Missouri State Track and Field Championships get underway today at Dwight T. Reed Stadium on the campus of Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri...
Jackson's pole vaulters hope to set the bar at state meet (05/30/14)
Say the phrase "track and field" and the first images that come to mind are of speedy sprinters, graceful runners and jumpers, and muscular throwers. Pole vaulters are often an afterthought, but it just so happens that Jackson High School fields some of the top vaulters in the state, three of whom will vie for state titles when the Class 4 Missouri State Track and Field Championships get underway today at Dwight T. Reed Stadium on the campus of Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri...
Grand slam puts end to Bulldogs' season (05/28/14)
ELLSINORE -- A grand slam from East Carter County junior Wyatt Kirkman helped put an end to the Portageville Bulldogs season in the Class 2 playoffs on Monday. Kirkman blasted the first pitch he saw with the bases loaded in the sixth inning, giving the Redbirds a lead they would never relinquish on their way on their way to a 6-4 win and a spot in the Class 2 quarterfinals...
Jackson graduate Rushin earns SEC track and field honors at Missouri (05/28/14)
Jill Rushin was named Scholar-Athlete of Year for outdoor track and field
Class 2 track and field: Kelly's Johnson finishes second in 100-meter race at state meet (05/25/14)
Kelly junior Dakaria Johnson clinched the silver in the 100 dash with a time of 12.78 seconds and took seventh in the 200 dash with a time of 26.80 seconds to help lead the Hawks at Saturday's Class 2 track and field state meet in Jefferson City, Missouri...
Class 4 track and field: Jackson sends 15 athletes to state meet (05/25/14)
The Jackson track and field team had 15 athletes post state-qualifying bids at Saturday's Class 4 Sectional 1 meet at Rockwood Summit High School in Fenton, Mo. Four of the Indians captured first place: Dylan Rush (pole vault), Clay Darnell (discus), Sierra Maddox (pole vault) and Carli Knott (400 dash). ...
Class 4 track and field: Jackson sends 15 athletes to state meet (05/25/14)
The Jackson track and field team had 15 athletes post state-qualifying bids at Saturday's Class 4 Sectional 1 meet at Rockwood Summit High School in Fenton, Mo. Four of the Indians captured first place: Dylan Rush (pole vault), Clay Darnell (discus), Sierra Maddox (pole vault) and Carli Knott (400 dash). ...
Jackson girls soccer loses key players, district title game to Seckman (05/22/14)
Jackson's Randa Norman scored a game-tying goal with five minutes left in regulation of the Class 3 District 1 girls soccer championship, but the Indians watched the district championship slip away when Seckman won 2-1 on penalty kicks Wednesday. With the game tied at 1-1 after regulation and two overtime sessions, the game went to penalty kicks...
Jackson girls soccer loses key players, district title game to Seckman (05/22/14)
Jackson's Randa Norman scored a game-tying goal with five minutes left in regulation of the Class 3 District 1 girls soccer championship, but the Indians watched the district championship slip away when Seckman won 2-1 on penalty kicks Wednesday. With the game tied at 1-1 after regulation and two overtime sessions, the game went to penalty kicks...
Top-seed Seckman nudges out Jackson, 3-2 (05/20/14)
The INDIANS scored the first two runs in their Class 5 District 1 semifinal but were overtaken
Top-seed Seckman nudges out Jackson, 3-2 (05/20/14)
The INDIANS scored the first two runs in their Class 5 District 1 semifinal but were overtaken
Leopold reaches district semifinals (05/20/14)
Dillan Vandeven limited seventh-seeded Lesterville to three hits and had a two-run triple to lead No. 2 Leopold to a 10-0, six-inning win in the opening round of the Class 1 District 3 Tournament at South Iron High School in Annapolis, Missouri. Vandeven struck out seven and walked two in pitching a complete game...
Oran's Kielhofner, Hency win sectional titles (05/18/14)
Oran senior Addie Kielhofner and junior Toni Hency posted first-place finishes in the 300 hurdles and shot put events to help lead the Eagles to fifth place overall in the team standings at Saturday's Class 1 Sectional 1 meet at The Principia High School in St. Louis, Mo...
Kielhofner, Hency win sectional titles (05/18/14)
Oran senior Addie Kielhofner and junior Toni Hency posted first-place finishes in the 300 hurdles and shot put events to help lead the Eagles to fifth place overall in the team standings at Saturday's Class 1 Sectional 1 meet at The Principia High School in St. Louis, Mo...
Jackson reaches district semifinal game (05/18/14)
The Indians avenged a loss to Hillsboro with a 10-6 victory in the Class 5 District 1 baseball tournament
Jackson reaches district semifinal game (05/18/14)
The Indians avenged a loss to Hillsboro with a 10-6 victory in the Class 5 District 1 baseball tournament
Tribe trio honored by SEMO Conference (05/16/14)
Several Kennett Indians baseball players received recognition when the SEMO Conference recently released its all-conference and all-tournament teams. Pitcher Tyson Campbell shared Pitcher of the Year honors with Wesley Pyles from Poplar Bluff, while Campbell, Kevonte Mitchell and Declan "D.K." Wallace were named first-team all-conference. The trio also was named to the SEMO Conference Tournament's all-tournament team...
High school coaches to host first-of-its-kind camp (05/15/14)
Boys and girls entering fifth through eighth grade can attend the June camp
All-conference baseball (05/14/14)
All-SEMO Conference P -- Michael Houchin, jr., Jackson P -- Tyson Campbell, sr., Kennett P -- Wesley Pyles, sr., Poplar Bluff P -- Chase Hagerty, jr., Cape Central P -- Jacob Clark, jr., Sikeston P -- Graham Ruopp, jr., Notre Dame...
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...
High school roundup: Litzelfelner, ND headed back to state golf meet (05/13/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Litzelfelner, ND headed back to state golf meet (05/13/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
Jackson track and field team dominates at SEMO North meet (05/10/14)
The Indians swept the boys and girls titles at the JV and varsity levels.
Jackson track and field team dominates at SEMO North meet (05/10/14)
The Indians swept the boys and girls titles at the JV and varsity levels.
Sikeston holds at third during SEMO Conference meet (05/10/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Following a season-ended injury to one of it's top tier athletes, the Sikeston Bulldogs track team was left trying to pick up the pieces. The boys team is beginning to find it's way after losing Steven Baker to a devastating knee injury while the girls continue it's stretch-run towards qualifying for districts...
High school roundup: Jackson baseball team gets revenge on Poplar Bluff (05/08/14)
Landon Mills hit a two-run home run to help lead the Jackson baseball team to a 5-3 vengeful victory over its conference nemesis Poplar Bluff on Wednesday. Tyler Slinkard picked up the win on the mound. He went the distance and gave up three earned runs on seven hits, struck out seven and walked one...
High school roundup: Jackson baseball team gets revenge on Poplar Bluff (05/08/14)
Landon Mills hit a two-run home run to help lead the Jackson baseball team to a 5-3 vengeful victory over its conference nemesis Poplar Bluff on Wednesday. Tyler Slinkard picked up the win on the mound. He went the distance and gave up three earned runs on seven hits, struck out seven and walked one...
Jackson offense clicks in 7-0 soccer win vs. Central girls (05/07/14)
Jackson soccer coach Justin McMullen has been waiting most of the season for his squad to put together a complete game. If Tuesday's 7-0 whitewash of rival Central wasn't what he's been looking for, it's close...
May 7, 2014 Scoreboard (05/07/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Jackson offense clicks in 7-0 soccer win vs. Central girls (05/07/14)
By SCOTT ROSCOVIUS Special to the Missourian Jackson soccer coach Justin McMullen has been waiting most of the season for his squad to put together a complete game. If Tuesday's 7-0 whitewash of rival Central wasn't what he's been looking for, it's close...
Pike helps Jackson golfers stake claim to district crown (05/06/14)
The junior shot 71 to tie Central's Simmons for the medalist honor
May 5, 2014 Scoreboard (05/05/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High shool roundup: Eagles win two games at state tournament (05/04/14)
All the local high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
High shool roundup: Eagles win two games at state tournament (05/04/14)
All the local high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
Kennett overtakes NMCC 10-4 in SEMO Conference tournament (05/03/14)
SEMO News Service KENNETT -- The Kennett Indians baseball team got just what it needed Friday, and now the Tribe has a chance to win the SEMO Conference Tournament. Kennett scored in each of the first five innings and got solid pitching from Edward Wilson and Payton Burke to make it stand up in a 10-4 victory over the New Madrid County Central Eagles in the first round of the SEMO Conference Tournament at Indian Park...
Lady Bulldogs finish third at Poplar Bluff Invitational (05/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs track team finished third out of eight teams Friday during the Poplar Bluff Invitational track meet at Poplar Bluff High School. Sikeston totaled 112 points while Poplar Bluff won the girls side with 166 and Jackson took second with 159. Dexter took sixth with 33.5...
Sikeston prepares for Cape Central again as SEMO Conference Tournament kicks off (05/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- As the final game to be counted in the SEMO Conference Tournament seeding process, Sikeston head coach Alan Scheeter stressed the importance of last Saturday's game against Cape Central. A win, he said, would likely promise the Bulldogs a home game and at least the fourth seed in the tournament...
May 2, 2014 Scoreboard (05/02/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Lions claw out win in Bootheel showdown at Portageville (05/02/14)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- For the second time in two days, the Senath-Hornersville Lions came up with the runs they needed for victory in the seventh inning. The Lions scored once in the top of the seventh inning to take a 5-4 lead, then made it stand up in the bottom of the seventh to take a crucial district and Bootheel Conference victory over the Portageville Bulldogs here Thursday...
High school roundup: Jackson soccer shuts out Poplar Bluff (05/02/14)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Jackson soccer shuts out Poplar Bluff (05/02/14)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
May 1, 2014 Scoreboard (05/01/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Cox helps Scott City best Woodland in baseball (05/01/14)
Braden Cox threw a complete game, struck out nine and held his opponents to six hits and one unearned run as the Scott City baseball team (7-10) defeated Woodland 6-1 at home. Cox also helped his own cause with a double that drove in a run in the fourth...
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...
Dexter track teams win medals at Notre Dame Open (04/30/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter boys and girls track teams competed at the Notre Dame Open Tuesday. The Dexter boys placed ninth in its 12-team meet. The Dexter girls placed third in its 12-team meet. Notre Dame finished first in the boys meet and girls meet...
High school roundup: Sikeston hands second loss to Notre Dame baseball team (04/30/14)
All the local events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Sikeston hands second loss to Notre Dame baseball team (04/30/14)
All the local events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
April 29, 2014 Scoreboard (04/29/14)
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Sikeston boys track team takes third at Cape Central (04/28/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston boys track team finished third overall while the girls took fifth Saturday during the Cape Central Invitational at Cape Central High School. The Sikeston boys scored 94 points behind Jackson and Poplar Bluff. The girls scored 85.5...
Jackson baseball team run-rules Oran (04/26/14)
The host Indians defeated the Eagles 12-1
High school roundup: Chism's no-hitter leads Central past Affton (04/27/14)
All the local high school events reported Saturday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Scott City softball caps regular season with a victory (04/27/14)
All the local high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Chism's no-hitter leads Central past Affton (04/27/14)
All the local high school events reported Saturday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Scott City softball caps regular season with a victory (04/27/14)
All the local high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
Jackson baseball team run-rules Oran (04/26/14)
The host Indians defeated the Eagles 12-1
Tribe stays hot with win at Gosnell (04/26/14)
GOSNELL, Ark. -- The Kennett Indians baseball team scored twice in the top of the sixth inning and added another run in the top of the seventh to pull out a 5-2 win over the Gosnell Pirates here Friday. The Tribe (10-5) has won four straight and six of its last seven games...
Central's Simmons, ND team repeat at SEMO Conference golf tournament (04/23/14)
Travis Simmons stood in the rough just off the left side of the 18th green Tuesday afternoon at Dalhousie Golf Club and knew just what he had to do. Simmons, a senior at Central and the defending SEMO Conference champion, had just played his second shot from the rough at the par-5 18th, which served as the first playoff hole in this year's SEMO Conference tournament, and needed to chip his third shot over a foot of rough and negotiate some 25 feet of green to the pin.. ...
Central's Simmons, ND team repeat at SEMO Conference golf tournament (04/23/14)
By SCOTT ROSCOVIUS Special to the Missourian Travis Simmons stood in the rough just off the left side of the 18th green Tuesday afternoon at Dalhousie Golf Club and knew just what he had to do. Simmons, a senior at Central and the defending SEMO Conference champion, had just played his second shot from the rough at the par-5 18th, which served as the first playoff hole in this year's SEMO Conference tournament, and needed to chip his third shot over a foot of rough and negotiate some 25 feet of green to the pin.. ...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston golf team takes fourth at SEMO tournament (04/23/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Sikeston's Gabe Wheeler tied for seventh place during Tuesday's SEMO Conference golf meet as the Bulldogs took fourth as a team in the large school division at the Dalhousie Golf Club in Cape Girardeau...
High school roundup: Advance wins SCAA softball tourney (04/23/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Advance wins SCAA softball tourney (04/23/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
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...
April 22, 2014 Scoreboard (04/22/14)
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Jackson girls soccer team gets on track vs. Farmington (04/22/14)
The Indians posted a 4-0 win after a couple of tough losses
Jackson girls soccer team gets on track vs. Farmington (04/22/14)
The Indians posted a 4-0 win after a couple of tough losses
April 21, 2014 Scoreboard (04/21/14)
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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.
High school roundup: Maddux captures first at Kansas meet (04/20/14)
All the local high school events reported Saturday to the Southeast Missourian.
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.
High school roundup: Maddox captures first at Kansas meet (04/20/14)
All the local high school events reported Saturday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Chaffee baseball returns to winning ways (04/18/14)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Chaffee baseball returns to winning ways (04/18/14)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
SCAA Roundup: Bernie baseball team run-rules Bloomfield (04/18/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The highly anticipated baseball showdown between the top seeded teams in next week's SCAA varsity baseball tournament turned into a dud Thursday afternoon. The Bernie Mules calculated 14 unanswered run on its way to a 14-0 five-inning road win against the Bloomfield Wildcats...
PREP ROUNDUP: Oran hands Scott Central 13-2 loss on the road (04/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Scoring eight runs in the first three innings, the Oran Eagles ran away to a 13-2 win over host Scott County Central Thursday in six innings via the mercy rule. Oran scored three runs in the first and another in the second before a four-run outburst in the third gave them a comfortable 8-0 lead. The Braves answered with two runs in the bottom of the third, but five combined runs by the Eagles in the fifth and sixth innings put the mercy rule in effect...
April 17, 2014 Scoreboard (04/17/14)
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High school roundup: Priggel delivers again in Oran baseball team's victory (04/17/14)
Oran's Jacob Priggel marked the one-week anniversary of his walk-off hit against Scott City with another against Cooter on Wednesday afternoon. Priggel drove home Preston Hahn and Seth Ressell following Ben Heuring's sacrifice in the bottom of the seventh to lead the Eagles to a 4-3 victory at home...
High school roundup: Priggel delivers again in Oran baseball team's victory (04/17/14)
Oran's Jacob Priggel marked the one-week anniversary of his walk-off hit against Scott City with another against Cooter on Wednesday afternoon. Priggel drove home Preston Hahn and Seth Ressell following Ben Heuring's sacrifice in the bottom of the seventh to lead the Eagles to a 4-3 victory at home...
Lady Tribe wins Kennett Invitational as boys take second (04/16/14)
Home sweet home. After spending the first three weeks of the 2014 track and field season, the Kennett Indians and Lady Indians made their home debut Tuesday in the Kennett Invitational at Metz Cherry Stadium. The Lady Tribe ran away with the girls' title, while the boys finished second behind East Prairie...
High school roundup: Greenville deals Chaffee baseball first loss of season (04/16/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Greenville deals Chaffee baseball first loss of season (04/16/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
April 15, 2014 Scoreboard (04/15/14)
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High school roundup: Notre Dame golfers lose tie-breaker with Bluff (04/15/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
Notre Dame girls soccer team overtakes Jackson in final minutes (04/15/14)
By SCOTT ROSCOVIUS Special to the Missourian Former New York Yankees great Yogi Berra once said, "It ain't over 'til it's over." He was talking about baseball, but he could have been talking about soccer. Stymied for more than 86 minutes by a ferocious headwind and a suffocating Jackson defense, Notre Dame scored twice in the final four minutes -- including the game-winner with 10 seconds left -- to defeat the Indians 2-1 on a cold, rainy, blustery evening at the Jackson Junior High field.. ...
Notre Dame girls soccer team overtakes Jackson in final minutes (04/15/14)
Former New York Yankees great Yogi Berra once said, "It ain't over 'til it's over." He was talking about baseball, but he could have been talking about soccer. Stymied for more than 86 minutes by a ferocious headwind and a suffocating Jackson defense, Notre Dame scored twice in the final four minutes -- including the game-winner with 10 seconds left -- to defeat the Indians 2-1 on a cold, rainy, blustery evening at the Jackson Junior High field.. ...
High school roundup: Notre Dame golfers lose tie-breaker with Bluff (04/15/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
Sikeston golf team takes third at Poplar Bluff Invitational (04/15/14)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com The Sikeston golf team finished third at the Poplar Bluff Invitational tournament Monday at Westwood Hills Country Club. Sikeston's Gabe Wheeler tied for fifth overall after shooting a 75 on the par 71 course. Blake Below shot an 81...
High school roundup: Notre Dame baseball team falls to defending state champs (04/13/14)
Josh Haggerty and Chase Urhahn each hit a double to pace the Bulldogs as the Notre Dame baseball team suffered its first loss of the season to three-time defending state champion Westminster Christian Academy 8-4 on Saturday in the suburban St. Louis area in a battle of the two top-ranked teams in the state in Class 4...
High school roundup: Jackson baseball run-rules North County in home win (04/13/14)
Jackson junior right-hander Michael Houchin held North County to two hits and the offense supported him with a run in every inning as Jackson posted a 10-0 home win in six innings Friday. Houchin struck out 10 batters and walked one. Junior Tyler Slinkard led the offense with a double and three RBIs. Jordan Hadden, who had three of the Indians' 10 hits, Devin Austin, Cameron Duke and Jon Schumer each had a double for Jackson (4-8)...
High school roundup: Jackson baseball run-rules North County in home win (04/13/14)
Jackson junior right-hander Michael Houchin held North County to two hits and the offense supported him with a run in every inning as Jackson posted a 10-0 home win in six innings Friday. Houchin struck out 10 batters and walked one. Junior Tyler Slinkard led the offense with a double and three RBIs. Jordan Hadden, who had three of the Indians' 10 hits, Devin Austin, Cameron Duke and Jon Schumer each had a double for Jackson (4-8)...
Sikeston boys fare well during Twilight Relays (04/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston boys track team ended with eight first place finishes during Sikeston's annual Twilight Relays meet at Sikeston High School Friday. Other than two open events, the 100-meter dash and 1600-meter run, the Twilight Relays combine all competitors times and distances for an overall score. No team scores were kept and a best overall was recorded in each field event. 11 schools competed in the boys meet and nine in the girls...
Sikeston boys fare well during Twilight Relays (04/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston boys track team ended with eight first place finishes during Sikeston's annual Twilight Relays meet at Sikeston High School Friday. Other than two open events, the 100-meter dash and 1600-meter run, the Twilight Relays combine all competitors times and distances for an overall score. No team scores were kept and a best overall was recorded in each field event. 11 schools competed in the boys meet and nine in the girls...
PREP ROUNDUP: NMCC walk off winners over Jackson 8-7 (04/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Thanks to a walk-off single from senior Austin Lynn, the New Madrid County Eagles completed a three-run comeback on the Jackson indians for a 8-7 win on Thursday. After going into the seventh tied at 5-5, the Indians got a bases loaded single in the top of the frame to drive in two runs...
St. Vincent girls soccer team earns bragging rights in Perryville (04/11/14)
By SCOTT ROSCOVIUS Special to the Missourian PERRYVILLE -- What could have been an early Perryville goal only served to wake up St. Vincent as the host Indians, behind two first-half goals from senior Holly Blandford, held off their cross-town rivals 3-2 in girls soccer action on a balmy but breezy Thursday afternoon...
High school roundup: ND golfers repeat at Farmington Invite (04/10/14)
Notre Dame sophomore standout Jack Litzelfelner carded an even par 71 to earn medalist honors and lead defending champion Notre Dame to a repeat at the Farmington Invitational on Wednesday at the Crown Pointe Golf Club in Farmington, Mo. Notre Dame's Trent Schumer tied with Camdenton's Michael Pfitzner for second place individually...
ND golfers repeat at Farmington Invite (04/10/14)
Notre Dame sophomore standout Jack Litzelfelner carded an even par 71 to earn medalist honors and lead defending champion Notre Dame to a repeat at the Farmington Invitational on Wednesday at the Crown Pointe Golf Club in Farmington, Mo. Notre Dame's Trent Schumer tied with Camdenton's Michael Pfitzner for second place individually...
April 9, 2014 Scoreboard (04/09/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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...
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...
Tribe picks up pair of wins (04/08/14)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Getting a pair of huge road wins was just what the doctor ordered for the Kennett Indians baseball team. The Tribe opened the afternoon Saturday by routing the Seckman Jaguars 14-2, then closed the day with a hard-fought 3-2 victory over host Jackson in a SEMO Conference contest...
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...
Jackson girls take home title, boys finish second at home track meet (04/06/14)
Dylan Rush and Sierra Maddox swept the pole vaulting events for the Indians.
Jackson girls take home title, boys finish second at home track meet (04/06/14)
Dylan Rush and Sierra Maddox swept the pole vaulting events for the Indians.
High school roundup: Perryville baseball sweeps Dexter in doubleheader (04/06/14)
Garrett Martin smacked a double in a three-run bottom of the seventh inning allowed the Perryville baeball team to edge Dexter 6-5. Trevor Green picked up his first win pitching. He threw 2 1/3 innings and allowed no runs or hits. He had three strikeouts and one walk...
New assignments released for HS football, basketball districts (04/06/14)
Scott County Central moved up to Class 2 in basketball
High school roundup: Perryville baseball sweeps Dexter in doubleheader (04/06/14)
Garrett Martin smacked a double in a three-run bottom of the seventh inning allowed the Perryville baeball team to edge Dexter 6-5. Trevor Green picked up his first win pitching. He threw 2 1/3 innings and allowed no runs or hits. He had three strikeouts and one walk...
Kennett track teams each take third at East Prairie (04/05/14)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- The Kennett Indians and Lady Indians track teams each finished third at the Eva G. Hinshaw meet here Friday. The Tribe finished third with 65 points on the boys side, as Charleston won the meet with 107 points and host East Prairie was second with 95. On the girls side, the Lady Tribe was third with 77 points, behind first-place Kelly (106 points) and McCracken County, Ky. (98)...
April 5, 2014 Scoreboard (04/05/14)
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SCAA all-conference boys basketball awards released (04/05/14)
The 2014 SCAA all-conference awards have been released for varsity boys basketball. Advance guard Lane Below has been selected as the SCAA Player of the Year. Below averaged 27.3 points and 5.2 assists per game his senior season. Bernie senior guard B.J. Jennings has been selected as the Defensive Player of the Year...
Mitchell leads all-region team (04/04/14)
The 2014 southeast Missouri all-region basketball teams were released Thursday evening, and the Bootheel is well-represented on the squad. Kennett's Kevonte Mitchell, Cortez Dobbins of Malden, Caruthersville's Darrell Monroe, Anthony Primer of South Pemiscot and Hayti's Frankie Burden were first-team selections for the boys, while Carrie Shephard of South Pemiscot was a first-teamer on the girls side...
Lady Tribe fires on all cylinders against Dexter (04/04/14)
Every once in a while, a softball team just has one of those days where everything falls into place. Tuesday was one of those days for the Kennett Lady Indians. The Lady Tribe scored nine runs in the first two innings, giving pitcher Madison Pickens all the support that she would need in tossing a one-hit, 11-0 shutout of the Dexter Lady Bearcats at Indian Park...
High school basketball all-region teams (04/04/14)
The 2014 Southeast Missouri all-region basketball teams as selected and nominated by a committee of sports writers from eight publications:Boys Class 5 First team Karson King, 6-6, sr., Jackson Blake Reynolds, 6-7, jr., Jackson Stacy Gipson, 6-7, sr., Poplar Bluff...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston ninth grade baseball team splits with Jackson in DH (04/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- The Sikeston ninth grade baseball team split a doubleheader on the road against Jackson Wednesday. Sikeston lost the first game 8-2 but rebounded for a 7-2 win in the finale. The Bulldogs (5-1) out-hit Jackson 7-5 in the first game but fell behind 6-0 after the first two innings...
High school roundup: Central tennis team topples Dexter (04/03/14)
The Central boys tennis lead built a 6-1 lead over Dexter before rain stopped doubles play on Wednesday afternoon at Central High School Alex Mailes, Derek Nunnery, Jonah Roop, Vikas Rudrappa and Caleb Strickland all earned singles victories for the Tigers...
High school roundup: Central tennis team topples Dexter (04/03/14)
The Central boys tennis lead built a 6-1 lead over Dexter before rain stopped doubles play on Wednesday afternoon at Central High School Alex Mailes, Derek Nunnery, Jonah Roop, Vikas Rudrappa and Caleb Strickland all earned singles victories for the Tigers...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston ninth grade baseball team splits with Jackson in DH (04/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- The Sikeston ninth grade baseball team split a doubleheader on the road against Jackson Wednesday. Sikeston lost the first game 8-2 but rebounded for a 7-2 win in the finale. The Bulldogs (5-1) out-hit Jackson 7-5 in the first game but fell behind 6-0 after the first two innings...
Sikeston sweeps Cape Central in open meet (04/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs boys and girls track teams hosted the Cape Central Tigers Wednesday to an open meet. The Sikeston boys defeated Cape Central 106-26 while the Sikeston girls won 80-53. Boys 1. Sikeston 106; 2. Cape Central 26...
Central wins battle of big seventh innings vs. Jackson (04/02/14)
For six innings Tuesday, the Central and Jackson baseball teams were locked in a tight, classic pitcher's duel. Then came the seventh inning, and pandemonium ensued. Josh Morse's two-run single keyed a five-run top of the inning for Central, and Jackson saw its three-run rally in the bottom of the seventh fall just short as the Tigers held on for a thrilling 6-4 victory at Whitey Herzog Stadium...
High school roundup: Woodland's McCormick throws no-hitter (04/02/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Central wins battle of big seventh innings vs. Jackson (04/02/14)
By SCOTT ROSCOVIUS Special to the Missourian For six innings Tuesday, the Central and Jackson baseball teams were locked in a tight, classic pitcher's duel. Then came the seventh inning, and pandemonium ensued. Josh Morse's two-run single keyed a five-run top of the inning for Central, and Jackson saw its three-run rally in the bottom of the seventh fall just short as the Tigers held on for a thrilling 6-4 victory at Whitey Herzog Stadium...
High school roundup: Woodland's McCormick throws no-hitter (04/02/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Jackson golf team repeats at Notre Dame Invitational (04/01/14)
At Monday's Notre Dame Invitational at wind-whipped Bent Creek Golf Course in Jackson, the race for the team championship was just as heated as the race for individual medalist. Jackson, led by Eli Pike's 3-over 75 and Hunter Asher's 4-over 76, claimed the team title with a 319, one stroke better than Notre Dame and Poplar Bluff, to claim its second straight Notre Dame Invitational trophy...
April 1, 2014 Scoreboard (04/01/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Jackson golf team repeats at Notre Dame Invltational (04/01/14)
By SCOTT ROSCOVIUS Special to the Missourian At Monday's Notre Dame Invitational at wind-whipped Bent Creek Golf Course in Jackson, the race for the team championship was just as heated as the race for individual medalist. Jackson, led by Eli Pike's 3-over 75 and Hunter Asher's 4-over 76, claimed the team title with a 319, one stroke better than Notre Dame and Poplar Bluff, to claim its second straight Notre Dame Invitational trophy...
March 31, 2014 Scoreboard (03/31/14)
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Notre Dame soccer team takes tournament title with victory over Jackson (03/30/14)
Abby Boyer scored less than a minute into the second overtime to lift the Bulldogs past Jackson 2-1 on a blustery Saturday afternoon.
Notre Dame soccer team takes tournament title with victory over Jackson (03/30/14)
Abby Boyer scored less than a minute into the second overtime to lift the Bulldogs past Jackson 2-1 on a blustery Saturday afternoon.
High school roundup: Meet highlighted by Darnell's record discus throw for Jackson (03/30/14)
Jackson senior Clay Darnell beat his nearest competitor by 30 feet in the discus competition at the Festus Early Bird Invitational on Saturday, and that might be the least impressive thing about his 173-feet-4-inch throw. The throw set broke Jackson's school record, was the longest by a high schooler in the state this year and the 33rd longest in the nation...
High school roundup: Meet highlighted by Darnell's record discus throw for Jackson (03/30/14)
Jackson senior Clay Darnell beat his nearest competitor by 30 feet in the discus competition at the Festus Early Bird Invitational on Saturday, and that might be the least impressive thing about his 173-feet-4-inch throw. The throw set broke Jackson's school record, was the longest by a high schooler in the state this year and the 33rd longest in the nation...
Dexter track teams take home medals at first meet (03/29/14)
JACKSON, Mo. - The Dexter boys and girls track teams opened their seasons Wednesday at a track meet at Jackson Junior High School. In the boys meet Jackson took first with an overall score of 188, Notre Dame placed second with a score of 126, Dexter and Saxony Lutheran tied for third with a score of 21 and Cape Central placed fifth with a score of 14...
Jackson girls reach title game of Noon Optimist tourney (03/28/14)
By SCOTT ROSCOVIUS ~ Special to the Missourian The Jackson girls soccer team is off to a good start as it looks to improve on a 20-win 2013 season that ended with an overtime loss to Seckman in the Class 3 District 1 final. A 4-0 whitewash of Marion (Ill.) on Friday in the Noon Optimist Club Tournament at Notre Dame Regional High School kept the Indians undefeated at 3-0 on the season...
Jackson girls reach title game of Noon Optimist tourney (03/28/14)
By SCOTT ROSCOVIUS ~ Special to the Missourian The Jackson girls soccer team is off to a good start as it looks to improve on a 20-win 2013 season that ended with an overtime loss to Seckman in the Class 3 District 1 final. A 4-0 whitewash of Marion (Ill.) on Friday in the Noon Optimist Club Tournament at Notre Dame Regional High School kept the Indians undefeated at 3-0 on the season...
March 28, 2014 Scoreboard (03/28/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Jackson, ND, Perryville post shutout wins in Noon Optimist tournament (03/28/14)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Jackson, ND, Perryville post shutout wins in Noon Optimist tournament (03/28/14)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
SEMO commitment, SEMO Conference awards highlight big day for Noe (03/27/14)
Dexter senior Hannah Noe verbally committed to join the Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team on the same day as the SEMO Conference award announcements.
Noe, Bogan take top SEMO honors (03/27/14)
POPLAR BLUFF --Hannah Noe had a memorable day. When the Dexter senior woke up Wednesday morning, she didn't realize that she would be committing to a Division I college and win the award for top girls basketball player in the SEMO Conference. A few short hours after committing to Southeast Missouri State University, Noe brought home a bulk of the honors given out at the 56th Annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Basketball Banquet at the Black River Coliseum. ...
March 27, 2014 Scoreboard (03/27/14)
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Tribe blends experience and youth (03/27/14)
The Kennett Indians will open the golf season this afternoon at Bloomfield with a blend of experience and youth on their squad. The Tribe returns three players from last spring's squad that won the SEMO Conference South title in senior Aaron Beck, junior Colin Byers and sophomore Brenden Sweger. Joining that trio will be newcomers Chris Crawford and Will Heinen, both of whom are sophomores...
Noe, Bogan headline All-SEMO Conference list (03/27/14)
Mitchell, Shetley also named All-SEMO Conference
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Hannah Noe had a memorable day. When the Dexter senior woke up Wednesday morning, she didn't realize that she would be committing to a Division I college and win the award for top girls basketball player in the SEMO Conference.
Coaches release all-state basketball picks (03/27/14)
Several players from Southeast Missouri were selected to the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association all-state basketball teams, which were released Wednesday. Oak Ridge senior Ryan Below was picked as the Class 1 boys player of the year after averaging 23.5 points, 14.3 rebounds and 5.2 steals a game during his senior year for the Blue Jays...
Dexter girls basketball program receives top awards at 56th annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Basketball Banquet (03/27/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. - Hannah Noe had a memorable day. When the Dexter senior woke up Wednesday morning, she didn't realize that she would be committing to a Division I college and win the award for top girls basketball player in the SEMO Conference. A few short hours after committing to Southeast Missouri State University, Noe brought home a bulk of the honors given out at the 56th Annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Basketball Banquet at the Black River Coliseum. ...
SEMO commitment, SEMO Conference awards highlight big day for Noe (03/27/14)
Dexter senior Hannah Noe verbally committed to join the Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team on the same day as the SEMO Conference award announcements.
Coaches release all-state basketball picks (03/27/14)
Several players from Southeast Missouri were selected to the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association all-state basketball teams, which were released Wednesday. Oak Ridge senior Ryan Below was picked as the Class 1 boys player of the year after averaging 23.5 points, 14.3 rebounds and 5.2 steals a game during his senior year for the Blue Jays...
High school roundup: Oran baseball team earns its first win of season (03/27/14)
Hunter Schlosser smacked two doubles and drove in three runs as the Oran baseball team rebounded from a loss on Tuesday to clinch their first win of the season with a 9-7 victory over the Hornets. Seth Ressel picked up his first win on the mound. He pitched five innings and gave up one earned run on four hits with five strikeouts and two walks. He also doubled and batted in one run for Oran (1-1)...
High school roundup: Oran baseball team earns its first win of season (03/27/14)
Hunter Schlosser smacked two doubles and drove in three runs as the Oran baseball team rebounded from a loss on Tuesday to clinch their first win of the season with a 9-7 victory over the Hornets. Seth Ressel picked up his first win on the mound. He pitched five innings and gave up one earned run on four hits with five strikeouts and two walks. He also doubled and batted in one run for Oran (1-1)...
Noe, Bogan take top SEMO honors (03/27/14)
POPLAR BLUFF --Hannah Noe had a memorable day. When the Dexter senior woke up Wednesday morning, she didn't realize that she would be committing to a Division I college and win the award for top girls basketball player in the SEMO Conference. A few short hours after committing to Southeast Missouri State University, Noe brought home a bulk of the honors given out at the 56th Annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Basketball Banquet at the Black River Coliseum. ...
High school roundup: Below pitches, bats Advance baseball to season-opening victory (03/26/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Below pitches, bats Advance baseball to season-opening victory (03/26/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Sikeston girls soccer team begin season with loss to Jackson (03/25/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Despite losing only three seniors to graduation last year the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs find themselves a young squad that will see plenty of underclassmen stepping into key roles during the 2014 season. Tasked with the challenge of bringing the Lady Bulldogs back above the .500 mark this season is first-year head coach Gabe Dement...
Kennett track teams open season today (03/25/14)
The Kennett Indians and Lady Indians lost some key pieces from last year's squad, but there is still optimism around both squads as they get set to open the season this afternoon at Kelly. Kennett coach Ben Foster has more than four dozen kids out for track this spring, giving both squads some added depth...
High school roundup: Woodland softball opens season with win (03/25/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Woodland softball opens season with win (03/25/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
Sikeston girls soccer team begin the season with Jackson loss (03/25/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Despite losing only three seniors to graduation last year the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs find themselves a young squad that will see plenty of underclassmen stepping into key roles during the 2014 season. Tasked with the challenge of bringing the Lady Bulldogs back above the .500 mark this season is first-year head coach Gabe Dement...
March 24, 2014 Scoreboard (03/24/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys volleyball program gets off to winning start (03/23/14)
The Notre Dame boys volleyball team won the program's first-ever match by defeating St. Francis Borgia 23-25, 25-14, 27-25 on the road on Saturday. "It's huge," Notre Dame coach Mark Moore said. "We're super excited. It's been a great start. A lot of these guys played some club volleyball over the winter, so they kind of got some exposure to the game, but they were very excited. ...
High school roundup: McCormick strikes out 18 in Woodland's season-opening win (03/23/14)
The Woodland baseball team defeated Oak Ridge 7-5 in the season opener for both teams on Friday afternoon. Ben McCormick recorded the complete-game win for the host Cardinals. He struck out 18 batters and walked eight and also added a triple at the plate...
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys volleyball program gets off to winning start (03/23/14)
The Notre Dame boys volleyball team won the program's first-ever match by defeating St. Francis Borgia 23-25, 25-14, 27-25 on the road on Saturday. "It's huge," Notre Dame coach Mark Moore said. "We're super excited. It's been a great start. A lot of these guys played some club volleyball over the winter, so they kind of got some exposure to the game, but they were very excited. ...
High school roundup: McCormick strikes out 18 in Woodland's season-opening win (03/23/14)
The Woodland baseball team defeated Oak Ridge 7-5 in the season opener for both teams on Friday afternoon. Ben McCormick recorded the complete-game win for the host Cardinals. He struck out 18 batters and walked eight and also added a triple at the plate...
Battle tested Tribe opens season Tuesday (03/21/14)
With five seniors and and a good amount of returning experience on the baseball diamond, the Kennett Indians are taking aim at capturing their third district title in the last four years. "We have a little bit more experience than what we came into last season with," Kennett coach Aaron New said. ...
Preview: Dexter Bearcats high school golf team (03/20/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - 12 golfers are slated to compete on the Dexter high school golf team in the 2014 season. Ethan Stevens, Drake Mitchell, Myles Urhahn, Nick McCollough, Noah Langley, Bryce Farmer, Brandon Barry, Scott Strickler, Austin Chesser, River Chism, Ethan Maul and Gavin White are out for golf in 2014...
Dynamic Dexter foursome reach 1,000 points in same season (03/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- Calling it a record isn't accurate. Although it's not known if it's ever happened before. Luck? Nah. More like tremendous circumstance. It takes a certain kind of dedication and keeping injuries at bay for a player to score 1,000 career points in high school basketball. When four players do it in the same year it's, simply, special...
2014 Spring Sports Preview: Dexter Bearcats baseball team (03/19/14)
The Dexter Bearcats high school baseball program enters the 2014 season with 11 returning players off of last season's squad that finished 9-15. "We have some good ball players coming back," Dexter head coach Brian Becker said. "We struggled at the plate last year quite a bit, but hopefully we can turn it around at the plate this year."...
Rushin gains first-team All-American status at Missouri (03/16/14)
Former Jackson state champ finished sixth at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships.
CBC ends season for Jackson boys basketball team in Class 5 quarterfinals (03/16/14)
The Indians fell in the Class 5 quarterfinals for the second straight year
Jackson's run ends vs. CBC (03/16/14)
The Indians fell in the Class 5 quarterfinals for the second straight year
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...
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...
King helps propel Jackson boys basketball team back to state quarterfinals (03/13/14)
The senior made back-to-back 3-pointers late in the game to help the Indians beat Lafayette 65-60 on Wednesday.
King helps propel Jackson boys basketball team back to state quarterfinals (03/13/14)
The senior made back-to-back 3-pointers late in the game to help the Indians beat Lafayette 65-60 on Wednesday.
Jackson boys basketball team rallies to capture district crown (03/09/14)
IMPERIAL, Mo. -- The Jackson boys basketball team was suddenly clinging to a two-point lead as the clock ticked under three minutes to go in the Class 5 District 1 championship game Saturday at Seckman High School. Cue Jackson senior Branden Lueders' "out-of-body-experience."...
Jackson girls get out-Foxed in fourth quarter (03/09/14)
The Indians dropped a 51-47 decision to the Warriors in the Class 5 District 1 final
Jackson boys basketball team rallies to capture district crown (03/09/14)
IMPERIAL, Mo. -- The Jackson boys basketball team was suddenly clinging to a two-point lead as the clock ticked under three minutes to go in the Class 5 District 1 championship game Saturday at Seckman High School. Cue Jackson senior Branden Lueders' "out-of-body-experience."...
Jackson girls get out-Foxed in fourth quarter (03/09/14)
The Indians dropped a 51-47 decision to the Warriors in the Class 5 District 1 final
Jackson girls basketball team reaches district final (03/08/14)
IMPERIAL, Mo. -- The Jackson girls basketball team didn't take advantage of a single turnover by the Poplar Bluff Mules in the first half Friday. That quickly changed. The Indians scored the first nine points of the second half -- all following Poplar Bluff turnovers -- to pull away for a 49-38 win in a Class 5 District 1 semifinal Friday night at Seckman High School...
Jackson girls basketball team reaches district final (03/08/14)
IMPERIAL, Mo. -- The Jackson girls basketball team didn't take advantage of a single turnover by the Poplar Bluff Mules in the first half Friday. That quickly changed. The Indians scored the first nine points of the second half -- all following Poplar Bluff turnovers -- to pull away for a 49-38 win in a Class 5 District 1 semifinal Friday night at Seckman High School...
March 7, 2014 Scoreboard (03/07/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Patterson claims milestone during Dexter's 75-17 semifinal win (03/07/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A nerve-racking situation materialized for Dexter center Paige Patterson as she headed to the free throw line to attempt a pair of free throws with her team leading Kennett 58-7 in the third quarter of its district semifinal Thursday night...
Jackson boys basketball team grabs spot in district final (03/07/14)
The top-seeded Indians started slow but gained traction for a 71-39 win
Patterson reaches 1,000 in Dexter girls 75-17 district win against Kennett (03/07/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - A nerve-racking situation materialized for Dexter center Paige Patterson as she headed to the free throw line to attempt a pair of free throws with her team leading Kennett 58-7 in the third quarter of its district semifinal Thursday night...
Jackson boys basketball team grabs spot in district final (03/07/14)
The top-seeded Indians started slow but gained traction for a 71-39 win
High school playoff roads finally look to be clear (03/05/14)
District and sectional basketball games continued their weeklong slide backward Tuesday from the ice storm that struck Southeast Missouri over the weekend. The Class 1 sectional games in Bloomfield, Mo., were the latest to lose their footing. Those games, involving the Scott County Central boys and girls, were canceled Tuesday but will be played tonight at Bloomfield High School...
Class 4, District 1: Sikeston using extra time to prepare for playoff grind (03/05/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Weather delays and postponements are unfortunate, but the Sikeston Bulldogs are using them to their advantage. Despite slick roads and restrictive driving orders throughout Sikeston following the winter storm that hit Sunday evening, the Bulldogs were in the gym both Monday and Tuesday and plan to be today as they prepare for the Class 4, District 1 tournament...
Winter weather delays district tournament for Jackson basketball teams (03/04/14)
The Indians will not play their semifinal game until Thursday
Jackson boys among area basketball teams to have district games rescheduled due to snow (03/03/14)
The Jackson boys Class 5 District 1 semifinal basketball game at Seckman High School has been pushed back to Thursday due to icy road conditions in the St. Louis area. The top-seeded Indians were due to play the winner of Monday's game between Fox and Seckman on Tuesday, but that first-round game was pushed back a day. Jackson will play the winner of the game at 7 p.m. Thursday. Oakville and Poplar Bluff will play in the other semifinal at 5:30 p.m...
High school roundup: Saxony Lutheran girls claim district crown (02/28/14)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
Saxony Lutheran girls win district (02/28/14)
Brianna Mueller scored a game-high 23 points as the top-seeded Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team cruised to a 63-48 victory over second-seeded Arcadia Valley to clinch the Class 3 District 2 title Tuesday at Clearwater High School in Piedmont, Mo...
South Pem downs Hayti to reach district final (02/27/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- One shot started the rally South Pemiscot needed to escape Hayti early in the fourth quarter. Three seconds had ticked away following a timeout by Hayti when a corner 3-pointer from South Pemiscot's Glen Jackson sparked an insurmountable run and a 55-46 win that kept the Bulldogs alive in the Class 2, District 1 tournament on Wednesday at Bloomfield High School...
South Pemiscot upsets Hayti en route to district finals (02/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- One shot started the rally South Pemiscot needed to escape Hayti early in the fourth quarter. Three seconds had ticked away following a timeout by Hayti when a corner 3-pointer from South Pemiscot's Glen Jackson sparked an insurmountable run and a 55-46 win that kept the Bulldogs alive in the Class 2, District 1 tournament on Wednesday at Bloomfield High School...
High school teams join cancer fight (02/27/14)
Chaffee will host its eighth annual Race for the Cure on Saturday.
High school teams join cancer fight (02/27/14)
Chaffee will host its eighth annual Race for the Cure on Saturday.
High school roundup: Jackson boys end regular season with win (02/26/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Jackson boys end regular season with win (02/26/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
February 25, 2014 Scoreboard (02/25/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team reaches district title game (02/25/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
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...
Dexter's Erika Cobb reaches 1,000 points in 72-50 win against Jackson (02/25/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - Forward Erika Cobb became the third Dexter senior to reach 1,000 career points this season as her team cruised past Jackson 72-50 Monday. Cobb tallied 23 points in the home win. She hit a field goal in every quarter. Dexter led 9-8 after the first quarter and 25-18 at halftime. The Bearcats outscored Jackson 26-10 in the third quarter to pad its advantage to 19 by the start of the fourth period...
Dexter's Erika Cobb reaches 1,000 points in 72-50 win against Jackson (02/25/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - Forward Erika Cobb became the third Dexter senior to reach 1,000 career points this season as her team cruised past Jackson 72-50 Monday. Cobb tallied 23 points in the home win. She hit a field goal in every quarter. Dexter led 9-8 after the first quarter and 25-18 at halftime. The Bearcats outscored Jackson 26-10 in the third quarter to pad its advantage to 19 by the start of the fourth period...
High school roundup: Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team reaches district title game (02/25/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
Jackson ends state wrestling meet on high note (02/23/14)
Senior Clay Darnell won five consecutive matches after dropping his first match to claim third in the Class 4 220-pound division.