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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...
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)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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)
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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)
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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.
Jackson boys win SEMO Conference crown outright (02/23/14)
The Jackson boys basketball team collected its 20th win of the season against Kennett on Friday night, which guaranteed the Indians a share of the SEMO Conference regular-season title. Combine the win with Charleston's loss to Poplar Bluff and the Indians had the title all to themselves to go along with their conference tournament championship...
St. Vincent girls season comes to end (02/23/14)
Katie Mattingly scored 11 points, but it wasn't enough as the fifth-seeded Indians' season came to an end after a 42-26 loss to fourth-seeded Barat Academy in a quarterfinal of the Class 2 District 4 tournament at New Haven. With the loss, St. Vincent ended its season with a record of 9-14...
Darnell ends state wrestling meet on high note (02/23/14)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Jackson senior Clay Darnell pulled the ultimate reversal in wrestling. On Thursday the end of his high school career was one loss away. By Saturday, the end was one win away. When it all was over, Darnell had shook off a first-round loss to win five matches in a row to claim third place in the Class 4 220-pound division...
Jackson uses size to beat Tribe (02/22/14)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Size matters on the hardwood. The Kennett Indians were reminded of that Friday night, as Jackson -- with four starters standing 6-foot-3 or taller, and three that are 6-foot-6 and up -- used its height advantage to garner a 63-42 win here Friday night...
Jackson uses size to beat Tribe (02/22/14)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Size matters on the hardwood. The Kennett Indians were reminded of that Friday night, as Jackson -- with four starters standing 6-foot-3 or taller, and three that are 6-foot-6 and up -- used its height advantage to garner a 63-42 win here Friday night...
Bluejays suffer 70-44 loss to Poplar Bluff, lose SEMO Conference title in the process (02/22/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Despite Tuesday's letdown against Cape Central, the Charleston Bluejays still entered the final game of regular season controlling their own destiny in the SEMO Conference. A win Friday night against Poplar Bluff would guarantee Charleston at least a share of the conference crown for the third straight year with Jackson controlling the other half...
Jackson wrestlers eliminated from state title contention (02/21/14)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- A perfect season for the Jackson wrestling team was derailed at the Missouri Wrestling Championships on Friday. The Indians had five on their nine Class 4 state qualifiers win opening-round matches on Thursday at Mizzou Arena, but all five lost matches Friday and were eliminated from title contention...
February 21, 2014 Scoreboard (02/21/14)
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Jackson wrestlers eliminated from state title contention (02/21/14)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- A perfect season for the Jackson wrestling team was derailed at the Missouri Wrestling Championships on Friday. The Indians had five on their nine Class 4 state qualifiers win opening-round matches on Thursday at Mizzou Arena, but all five lost matches Friday and were eliminated from title contention...
Five Jackson wrestlers win openers at state meet (02/21/14)
Five of Jackson's nine wrestlers won their first-round matches to advance to the quarterfinals of the Class 4 state wrestling tournament on Thursday in Columbia, Mo. Jarrett Reisenbichler retained his undefeated record (33-0) in the first round of the 106-pound class with a pin of Jefferson City's Dennis Barnes in 1 minute, 3 seconds. Reisenbichler will face Blue Springs South's junior Christian Findley (29-2) in the quarterfinals today...
Jackson has 5 wrestlers win opener at state meet (02/21/14)
Five of Jackson's nine wrestlers won their first-round matches to advance to the quarterfinals of the Class 4 state wrestling tournament on Thursday in Columbia, Mo. Jarrett Reisenbichler retained his undefeated record (33-0) in the first round of the 106-pound class with a pin of Jefferson City's Dennis Barnes in 1 minute, 3 seconds. Reisenbichler will face Blue Springs South's junior Christian Findley (29-2) in the quarterfinals today...
February 19, 2014 Scoreboard (02/20/14)
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High school roundup: Montgomery reaches milestone in Chaffee win (02/20/14)
Chaffee senior Charlie Montgomery scored his 1,000th career point in his final regular-season home game on Wednesday night. Montgomery's game-high 18 points helped the Red Devils beat Greenville 67-55 on Senior Night to improve to 16-9 on the season...
Caruthersville rides fast start past Tribe (02/19/14)
CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. -- As the Kennett Indians adjust to life without Kevonte Mitchell on the basketball court, a few growing pains are almost inevitable. The Tribe experienced some of those growing pains here Tuesday night, falling behind early in the game against the Caruthersville Tigers and not being able to catch up in a 93-66 loss...
Bluejays slip up against Cape Central 65-59 (02/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- After sharing the SEMO Conference crown each of the past two years, this looked to be the season the Charleston Bluejays reclaimed the title outright. With their win over Jackson on Saturday, the Bluejays controlled their own destiny, needing only to win their two final regular season games against Cape Central and Poplar Bluff to lock up first place...
High school roundup: CBC defeats Jackson boys basketball team 74-66 (02/19/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: CBC defeats Jackson boys basketball team 74-66 (02/19/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
February 18, 2014 Scoreboard (02/18/14)
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Jackson wrestlers win district, qualify nine for state meet (02/16/14)
The Indians advanced nine athletes to the Class 4 state championship meet
High school roundup: Leopold boys basketball team turns back Advance (02/16/14)
All the local high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
Jackson boys basketball team loses grip on SEMO Conference crown (02/16/14)
Charleston upended Jackson 66-62 to remain unbeaten in SEMO Conference play
Jackson wrestlers win district, qualify nine for state meet (02/16/14)
The Indians advanced nine athletes to the Class 4 state championship meet
Jackson boys basketball team loses grip on SEMO Conference crown (02/16/14)
Charleston upended Jackson 66-62 to remain unbeaten in SEMO Conference play
High school roundup: Leopold boys basketball team turns back Advance (02/16/14)
All the local high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
Bluejays control SEMO Conference crown after 66-62 win over Jackson (02/15/14)
By Derek James sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Charleston's Delfincko Bogan has made a name for himself as being able to take over when the game is on the line. But on Saturday afternoon in a pivotal SEMO Conference game against Jackson, he got some help from his teammates...
PREP ROUNDUP: East Prairie wins, NMCC falls to Jackson (02/15/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Damion Tipler scored a game-high 23 points as the East Prairie Eagles took down Kelly 71-35 Friday at Kelly High School. Seth Bays and Dustin Bryars each added 11 points to East Prairie's 11th win of the season. Their one win shy of matching their best record in six years...
Bluejays control SEMO Conference crown after 66-62 win over Jackson (02/15/14)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- The Charleston Bluejays defeated visiting Jackson Saturday evening at Charleston High School 66-62. Charleston, who is now 6-0 in SEMO Conference play, is in the driver's seat as far as clinching the regular season SEMO Conference crown. They have two conference games remaining against Poplar Bluff and Cape Central. Jackson, who is 6-1 in conference play, have Kennett remaining left on their schedule...
February 15, 2014 Scoreboard (02/15/14)
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Push for state wrestling meet arrives for Hobeck, perfect Indians (02/14/14)
~The heavyweight hopes to follow his dad's path to a state wrestling title It's not by chance that the walk to the Jackson High School wrestling practice room can be an inspirational one for Indian team members...
February 14, 2014 Scoreboard (02/14/14)
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High school roundup: Notre Dame swimmers win Show-Me Conference meet (02/14/14)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
Push for state wrestling meet arrives for Hobeck, perfect Indians (02/14/14)

The heavyweight hopes to follow his dad's path to a state wrestling title By SCOTT ROSCOVIUS Special to the Missourian It's not by chance that the walk to the Jackson High School wrestling practice room can be an inspirational one for Indian team members...

February 13, 2014 Scoreboard (02/13/14)
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Caruthersville, South Pem roll into Bootheel championship game (02/13/14)
CAMPBELL, Mo. -- The third-seeded South Pemiscot Bulldogs used a strong third-quarter performance to break open a close game and defeat the No. 2 Hayti Indians 62-47 in the semifinals of the Bootheel Conference Tournament here Wednesday night. South Pem will face top-seeded Caruthersville, who beat No. 4 Holcomb 93-54 in the early semifinal on Wednesday...
Jackson girls basketball team holds off Poplar Bluff for conference win (02/13/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- When it's Jackson and Poplar Bluff, throw out the stats. The Lady Indians didn't allow a field goal more than 6 1/2 minutes at the start of the second half but needed a five-point run late to hold off Poplar Bluff 37-31 in a SEMO Conference game Wednesday...
Jackson boys basketball team tops rival Central in rematch of tourney final (02/12/14)
By John Unterreiner Southeast Missourian The Jackson Indians have established they can win a variety of ways. They can beat a team with their inside game. They can torch a team with their deep threats. And On Tuesday night at rival Central, the Indians (18-3) showed they could hold a talented Tiger (10-9) squad to 13 second-half points...
Tribe rolls to victory over Lions (02/12/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- The Kennett Indians did not need long to set the tone for Tuesday's Dunklin County battle with the Senath-Hornersville Lions. The Tribe took the opening tip and ran 49 seconds off the clock before Materion Jones sank a 3-pointer, giving the Indians a lead it never relinquished in a 76-45 win at Senath-Hornersville...
February 12, 2014 Scoreboard (02/12/14)
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Jackson boys basketball team tops rival Central in rematch of tourney final (02/12/14)
By John Unterreiner Southeast Missourian The Jackson Indians have established they can win a variety of ways. They can beat a team with their inside game. They can torch a team with their deep threats. And On Tuesday night at rival Central, the Indians (18-3) showed they could hold a talented Tiger (10-9) squad to 13 second-half points...
Jackson ruins Lady Bulldogs Senior night 41-24 (02/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Senior night didn't go as planned for the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs. Taking on Jackson Monday night, the Lady Bulldogs saw a second half comeback attempt thwarted as the Lady Indians held on for a 41-24 win. "We competed very well," Sikeston head coach Matt Schonhoff said."The story of the game was we had frustration that set in late in the fourth quarter when they got some steals on the break and some easy scores. ...
February 11, 2014 Scoreboard (02/11/14)
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Chargers get past Cooter to make semis (02/11/14)
GIDEON, Mo. -- Wes Richardson was worried his Delta C7 Chargers might be a little rusty after a 10-day layoff. He needn't have worried. The Chargers shook off any rust from that layoff with a strong performance in the first round of the Tri-County Conference Tournament, pulling away late for a 76-59 win over Cooter here Monday night...
High school roundup: Dexter boys hit Perryville for first home win of season (02/11/14)
The Dexter boys basketball team claimed its first home victory of the season with a 75-69 win over Perryville on Monday night. Dexter took a 28-21 lead into halftime, but Perryville pulled even at 32-32 on a basket by Trenton Green with 5 minutes, 7 seconds left in the third quarter...
Jackson ruins Lady Bulldogs Senior night 41-24 (02/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Senior night didn't go as planned for the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs. Taking on Jackson Monday night, the Lady Bulldogs saw a second half comeback attempt thwarted as the Lady Indians held on for a 41-24 win. "We competed very well," Sikeston head coach Matt Schonhoff said."The story of the game was we had frustration that set in late in the fourth quarter when they got some steals on the break and some easy scores. ...
High school roundup: Dexter boys hit Perryville for first home win of season (02/11/14)
The Dexter boys basketball team claimed its first home victory of the season with a 75-69 win over Perryville on Monday night. Dexter took a 28-21 lead into halftime, but Perryville pulled even at 32-32 on a basket by Trenton Green with 5 minutes, 7 seconds left in the third quarter...
Games rescheduled after weather causes postponements (02/09/14)
The crucial SEMO conference boys basketball matchup between Jackson and Chaleston has been rescheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday at Charleston after icy roads caused the game to be postponed last week. The Notre Dame and Central girls and boys basketball teams will play Feb. 24 at the Show Me Center with the girls game starting and 6 p.m. and the boys game to follow. The Notre Dame boys will host Maplewood at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in a newly scheduled game...
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys rout Bernie at home on Friday (02/08/14)
The Notre Dame boys basketball team grabbed a 17-point lead by halftime in a 69-46 home victory over Bernie on Friday night. Quinn Poythress led the way for the Bulldogs with 18 points, while Chase Urhahn added 14 points. Jake Wagner and Brandon Jennings both scored 12 points for Bernie...
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys rout Bernie at home on Friday (02/08/14)
The Notre Dame boys basketball team grabbed a 17-point lead by halftime in a 69-46 home victory over Bernie on Friday night. Quinn Poythress led the way for the Bulldogs with 18 points, while Chase Urhahn added 14 points. Jake Wagner and Brandon Jennings both scored 12 points for Bernie...
Jackson boys basketball team overcomes slow start to beat Farmington (02/08/14)
The Indians pulled away in the second half for a 57-45 victory.
Jackson boys basketball team overcomes slow start to beat Farmington (02/08/14)
The Indians pulled away in the second half for a 57-45 victory.
Cape Central edges past Tribe (02/08/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Kevonte's Mitchell's milestone night was not enough to assuage the sting of a painfully close loss to a conference and district rival for the Kennett Indians. Mitchell scored his 1,500th career point less than two minutes into the second quarter, but it was the Cape Central Tigers who pulled out the 62-59 victory over the Tribe here Friday night in a SEMO Conference contest...
February 7, 2014 Scoreboard (02/07/14)
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Southeast Missouri State University head coach Matukewicz cashes in on area talent (02/05/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Though they reign as the biggest college in the area, the Southeast Missouri State University football program was known for not having much of a southeast Missouri presence. First-year head coach Tom Matukewicz changed that perception in one day...
High school roundup: Jackson girls dominate Perryville (02/05/14)
The Jackson girls basketball team blanked Perryville in the first quarter on its way to a 57-23 home victory Monday night. The Indians held an 18-0 lead after one quarter and a 30-7 advantage at halftime. Cassidi Tomsu led the Indians (10-6) with 16 points, while Rachel Crites added 14...
High school roundup: Jackson girls dominate Perryville (02/05/14)
The Jackson girls basketball team blanked Perryville in the first quarter on its way to a 57-23 home victory Monday night. The Indians held an 18-0 lead after one quarter and a 30-7 advantage at halftime. Cassidi Tomsu led the Indians (10-6) with 16 points, while Rachel Crites added 14...
Jackson boys basketball team picks up conference win at Notre Dame (02/01/14)
The Indians defeated the Bulldogs 59-49 on their home floor Friday night.
High school roundup: Central girls get win at Hillsboro tourney (02/02/14)
Kassidy Pannier made five 3-pointers to lead the Tigers with 15 points as fifth-seeded Central pounced to a 75-43 victory over seventh-seeded Herculaneum and clinched seventh place in the 33rd annual Hillsboro Tournament. Maddie Daum finished with 15 points, four steals and three assists while Kelly Morton added 13 points for the Tigers. Bailey Bliss recorded 11 rebounds and Sarah Boerboom snagged 10 rebounds in the win for Central (4-13)...
High school roundup: Central girls get win at Hillsboro tourney (02/02/14)
Kassidy Pannier made five 3-pointers to lead the Tigers with 15 points as fifth-seeded Central pounced to a 75-43 victory over seventh-seeded Herculaneum and clinched seventh place in the 33rd annual Hillsboro Tournament. Maddie Daum finished with 15 points, four steals and three assists while Kelly Morton added 13 points for the Tigers. Bailey Bliss recorded 11 rebounds and Sarah Boerboom snagged 10 rebounds in the win for Central (4-13)...
Oak Ridge bests Kelly to move over .500 (02/02/14)
Senior Ryan Below sank a game-high 19 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead the host Blue Jays to a 74-45 victory over Kelly on Friday night. Jake LeGrand scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Oak Ridge (11-10), while Andrew Puchbauer tossed in 10 points...
Chargers hit 10 treys to spoil Lions' homecoming (02/01/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- When the Delta C7 Chargers weren't burning the Senath-Hornersville Lions with the 3-pointer, they were burning them inside with Kaleb Reeves. Delta C7 hit 10 treys against the Lions -- seven by Josh McCarter, who scored 27 points -- and got 24 points from Reeves to take a 75-58 win and spoil the Lions' homecoming here Friday night...
Jackson boys basketball team picks up conference win at Notre Dame (02/01/14)
The Indians defeated the Bulldogs 59-49 on their home floor Friday night.
February 1, 2014 Scoreboard (02/01/14)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Dexter falls in battle of state-ranked teams (01/31/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ST. JAMES (SMNS) -- The state-ranked Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team suffered a 63-53 loss at state-ranked St. James Thursday night. The game was tied at 13 at the end of the first quarter, Dexter led 30-27 at halftime and the game was tied at 46 at the start of the fourth quarter...
January 31, 2014 Scoreboard (01/31/14)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Dexter falls in battle of state-ranked teams (01/31/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ST. JAMES (SMNS) -- The state-ranked Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team suffered a 63-53 loss at state-ranked St. James Thursday night. The game was tied at 13 at the end of the first quarter, Dexter led 30-27 at halftime and the game was tied at 46 at the start of the fourth quarter...
Dexter earns split at home wrestling meet (01/31/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter high school wrestling team earned a split at its final home meet of the season Thursday night. Dexter edged Sikeston 46-33. Dexter won eight of its 14 matches against Sikeston. Jackson beat Dexter 59-18. Jackson won 13 of 14 matches against Dexter...
High school roundup: Woodland boys upset Advance in semis of Stoddard County Conference Tournament (01/31/14)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Woodland boys upset Advance in semis of Stoddard County Conference Tournament (01/31/14)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
January 30, 2014 Scoreboard (01/30/14)
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Jackson boys basketball team outlasts Sikeston in OT (01/29/14)
Jackson turned back past visiting Sikeston 75-72
Bulldogs fall in OT thriller to Jackson (01/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- When the Sikeston Bulldogs win, they usually win by big. But when they lose, they do it in excruciating, white-knuckle fashion. At Jackson on Tuesday, the Bulldogs experienced it again, losing to the Indians 75-72 in overtime in front of a huge crowd in a playoff-type atmosphere...
Bulldogs fall in OT thriller to Jackson (01/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- When the Sikeston Bulldogs win, they usually win by big. But when they lose, they do it in excruciating, white-knuckle fashion. At Jackson on Tuesday, the Bulldogs experienced it again, losing to the Indians 75-72 in overtime in front of a huge crowd in a playoff-type atmosphere...
Jackson boys basketball team outlasts Sikeston in OT (01/29/14)
Jackson turned back past visiting Sikeston 75-72
January 28, 2014 Scoreboard (01/28/14)
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Dexter places 5th at SEMO Conference wrestling tournament (01/27/14)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. - The Dexter high school wrestling team placed fifth at the SEMO Conference wrestling tournament Saturday in Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Jackson finished with 394 points to easily outdistance runner-up Farmington, which finished at 311. Host Ste. Genevieve finished at 244 and was followed by Sikeston (163.5), Dexter (150.5), Poplar Bluff (147), Windsor (108), Notre Dame (84), New Madrid County Central (78.5), Cape Girardeau Central (60.5) and North County (60.0)...
Bulldogs take fourth at SEMO Conference wrestling meet (01/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com STE. GENEVIEVE -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team finished fourth overall during the SEMO Conference wrestling meet Friday and Saturday at Ste. Genevieve High School. The Bulldogs finished with 163.5 team points. Jackson took first with a commanding 394 points while Farmington finished with 311. Dexter took fifth with 150.5 and New Madrid County Central (78.5) finished ninth...
Jackson's Palmer wins two events at City of Roses swimming meet (01/26/14)

The Jackson sophomore excelled at the elite 18-team swim meet By SCOTT ROSCOVIUS Special to Southeast Missourian Caitlyn Palmer definitely made a splash last season with the Jackson swim team. This season, the talented sophomore is picking up right where she left off...

Jackson dominates SEMO Conference wrestling meet (01/26/14)
The Jackson wrestling team had a conference-meet record 10 individual champions as the Indians claimed the SEMO Conference championship Saturday in Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Jackson's Jarrett Reisenbichler stayed undefeated (27-0) with his technical fall victory over Sikeston's Garrett Middleton at 113 pounds...
Jackson's Palmer wins two events at City of Roses swimming meet (01/26/14)

The Jackson sophomore excelled at the elite 18-team swim meet By SCOTT ROSCOVIUS Special to Southeast Missourian Caitlyn Palmer definitely made a splash last season with the Jackson swim team. This season, the talented sophomore is picking up right where she left off...

Jackson dominates SEMO Conference wrestling meet (01/26/14)
The Jackson wrestling team had a conference-meet record 10 individual champions as the Indians claimed the SEMO Conference championship Saturday in Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Jackson's Jarrett Reisenbichler stayed undefeated (27-0) with his technical fall victory over Sikeston's Garrett Middleton at 113 pounds...
Sikeston cruises past Class 4 foe Kennett 78-55 (01/25/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Following the Bulldogs' uninspiring eight-point win over Farmington on Tuesday, Sikeston coach Gregg Holifield spent the next two days of practice making it clear that the team's intensity level would be increased on Friday against Kennett...
Sikeston eighth grade caps undefeated season with tournament championship (01/24/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston 8th grade boys basketball team finished its season undefeated with a 59-53 victory over Jackson in the championship game of the Cape Central Junior High Tournament on Thursday. The team finished with a record of 12-0, matching their record as 7th graders a year ago. The group is the second Sikeston class ever to finish undefeated in both 7th and 8th grade, joining this year's current seniors when they formed Sikeston's first ever 7th grade team in 2008...
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Jackson's Jake Byrd (01/24/14)
Jackson's Jake Byrd helped the Jackson wrestling team remain perfect on the season as the Indians captured the St. Charles West Invitational.
Sikeston eighth grade caps undefeated season with tournament championship (01/24/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston 8th grade boys basketball team finished its season undefeated with a 59-53 victory over Jackson in the championship game of the Cape Central Junior High Tournament on Thursday. The team finished with a record of 12-0, matching their record as 7th graders a year ago. The group is the second Sikeston class ever to finish undefeated in both 7th and 8th grade, joining this year's current seniors when they formed Sikeston's first ever 7th grade team in 2008...
Notre Dame girls basketball team halts Jackson (01/24/14)
Notre Dame girls basketball coach Renee Peters had one task for her team at halftime of its game against Jackson on Thursday night. "Stop Tomsu," Peters said. "She had 15 of their 25 points. I said if one player can do that much damage, then shame on us. We knew coming in that she was going to be their key player."...
Notre Dame girls basketball team halts Jackson (01/24/14)
Notre Dame girls basketball coach Renee Peters had one task for her team at halftime of its game against Jackson on Thursday night. "Stop Tomsu," Peters said. "She had 15 of their 25 points. I said if one player can do that much damage, then shame on us. We knew coming in that she was going to be their key player."...
January 23, 2014 Scoreboard (01/23/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Jackson boys basketball team defeats Poplar Bluff 73-63 (01/22/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Josh Daume and the Jackson Indians held off a furious second-half rally Tuesday night to remain unbeaten in SEMO Conference play. Daume hit all eight of his free throws in the final minute, finishing with 31 points, as the Indians beat Poplar Bluff 73-63...
Jackson boys basketball team defeats Poplar Bluff 73-63 (01/22/14)
By BRIAN ROSENER Daily American Republic POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Josh Daume and the Jackson Indians held off a furious second-half rally Tuesday night to remain unbeaten in SEMO Conference play. Daume hit all eight of his free throws in the final minute, finishing with 31 points, as the Indians beat Poplar Bluff 73-63...
High school roundup: Rams fall to East Prairie in opening round of Scott-Mississippi tourney (01/21/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Rams fall to East Prairie in opening round of Scott-Mississippi tourney (01/21/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
Sikeston freshman hang on against NMCC, 8th grade wins (01/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The Sikeston ninth grade basketball team defeated NMCC 53-48 Monday. Sam Cox and DeShawn Aldridge led the Bulldogs with 12 points each. Jason Moore added 10. NMCC's Jones led all scorers with 26 points. Beasley added 10...
Sikeston freshman hang on against NMCC, 8th grade wins (01/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The Sikeston ninth grade basketball team defeated NMCC 53-48 Monday. Sam Cox and DeShawn Aldridge led the Bulldogs with 12 points each. Jason Moore added 10. NMCC's Jones led all scorers with 26 points. Beasley added 10...
High school roundup: Jackson wrestlers win St. Charles West meet (01/19/14)
All the local high school events reported Saturday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Jackson wrestlers win St. Charles West meet (01/19/14)
All the local high school events reported Saturday to the Southeast Missourian.
Jackson girls' pressure defense paves way for 65-25 win over rival Central (01/17/14)
The Jackson girls basketball team hounded, harassed and pressured on Thursday night at Central High School. The host Tigers never had a chance. Jackson used full-court pressure and intense man-to-man half-court defense to force numerous turnovers en route to a 65-25 victory...
Jackson girls' pressure defense paves way for 65-25 win over rival Central (01/17/14)
The Jackson girls basketball team hounded, harassed and pressured on Thursday night at Central High School. The host Tigers never had a chance. Jackson used full-court pressure and intense man-to-man half-court defense to force numerous turnovers en route to a 65-25 victory...
Jackson wrestlers post lopsided wins (01/16/14)
The Jackson wrestling team remained undefeated in dual meets this season with a pair of dominating wins at Ste. Genevieve on Wednesday. The Indians beat Ste. Genevieve 59-7 and Windsor 78-0 to improve to 8-0 in head-to-head team matchups. Clayton Collier, Carson McCord and Clay Darnell all earned a pair of pins for Jackson...
High school roundup: Central boys basketball team collectes OT win (01/15/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Central boys basketball team collects win in OT (01/15/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston freshman improve to 4-1 (01/14/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston freshmen boys basketball team improved to 4-1 on the season with a 56-22 win over Jackson on Monday at Sikeston Junior High School. Sikeston raced out to a 19-0 lead and were never threatened. "We bounced back from a tough loss like good teams should," Sikeston coach Chris Sarakas said. "Everyone got to play a lot and I'm very pleased with the effort. We had a good practice and it was nice to see that it carried over into tonight's game."...
January 14, 2014 Scoreboard (01/14/14)
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High school roundup: Saxony girls run away with Delta tournament title (01/12/14)
Brianna Mueller reigned in 19 points as top-seeded Saxony Lutheran made quick work of second-seeded Woodland and handed the Cardinals with their first loss of the season in a 68-22 rout for the championship of the Delta New Year's Tournament on Saturday...
High school roundup: Notre Dame girls swimming team claims title at rec center relays (01/12/14)
The Notre Dame girls swimming team placed first in six out of 10 events to capture first place at the Student Recreation Center Relays.
High school roundup: Saxony girls run away with Delta tournament title (01/12/14)
Brianna Mueller reigned in 19 points as top-seeded Saxony Lutheran made quick work of second-seeded Woodland and handed the Cardinals with their first loss of the season in a 68-22 rout for the championship of the Delta New Year's Tournament on Saturday...
High school roundup: Notre Dame girls swimming team claims title at rec center relays (01/12/14)
The Notre Dame girls swimming team placed first in six out of 10 events to capture first place at the Student Recreation Center Relays.
January 11, 2014 Scoreboard (01/11/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
January 10, 2014 Scoreboard (01/10/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Central wins swim meet (01/08/14)
Maddy McDonald won two individual events in helping the Central girls swim team to a 98-72 dual win over Jackson at the Student Aquatic Center on Southeast Missouri State's campus on Tuesday. McDonald, who touched the wall first in the 50- and 100-yard freestyles, also was on the winning 200 freestyle relay squad for the Tigers, who won five events...
High school roundup: Central wins swim meet (01/08/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Oran boys beat Woodland on the road (01/05/14)
Seth Ressel scored 14 points to help lead the Oran boys basketball team to a 58-47 road victory over Woodland on Friday. Jacob Priggel added 13 points for the Eagles (8-3). Woodland's Garret Reynolds notched a game-high 15 points while Devon Gramlisch added 11 points for the Cardinals (4-6)...
Jackson dealt first loss (01/05/14)
Vianney slowed down the state-ranked Indians in a 49-46 victory
Jackson dealt first loss (01/05/14)
Vianney slowed down the state-ranked Indians in a 49-46 victory
Oran boys beat Woodland on the road (01/05/14)
Seth Ressel scored 14 points to help lead the Oran boys basketball team to a 58-47 road victory over Woodland on Friday. Jacob Priggel added 13 points for the Eagles (8-3). Woodland's Garret Reynolds notched a game-high 15 points while Devon Gramlisch added 11 points for the Cardinals (4-6)...
Christmas Tournament: Jackson beats Central to earn championship (12/31/13)
The top-seeded Indians remained undefeated as they topped third-seeded Central 59-55 to claim the title.
Jubilant Jackson (12/31/13)
Jackson senior Calvin Lysell reminded his teammates on the bus ride to the Show Me Center on Monday that for the six seniors on the boys basketball team it was their last year to fulfill one of their childhood dreams. He said, ‘You know, this has been our dream since like third grade' because we'd always come here, sit up in the top row and just watch it," senior forward Karson King said of the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament. ...
Jackson, Cape to meet for Christmas tournament championship (12/30/13)
The Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament wraps up today with four games.
No. 5 SCC falls to No. 1 Jackson in semifinals (12/30/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A day after upsetting Notre Dame in the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament quarterfinals, fifth-seeded Scott County Central saw it's title hopes dashed against top-seeded Jackson. Unable to content with the Indians significant height-advantage, the Braves saw Jackson build a 20-point halftime lead en rout to a 72-45 win to advance to the championship game...
Box Score: Jackson 59, Central 55 (12/30/13)
(1) Jackson 59, (3) Cape Central 55 CENTRAL (55) -- Al Young 13, Jamal Cox 12, Mikey Jones 2, Andre Statam 28. FG 20, FT 11-13. (3-pointers: Statam 4. Fouled out: Jalen Reddin) JACKSON (59) -- Josh Daume 10, Braden Wendel 9, Calvin Lysell 3, Karson King 21, Connor Shepard 5, Blake Reynolds 2, Brandon Lueders 9. FG 18, FT 17-23. (3-pointers: Daume 1, Wendel 1, Lysell 1, King 2, Lueders 1. Fouled out: Reynolds)...
December 30, 2013 Scoreboard (12/30/13)
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No. 5 SCC falls to No. 1 Jackson in semifinals (12/30/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A day after upsetting Notre Dame in the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament quarterfinals, fifth-seeded Scott County Central saw it's title hopes dashed against top-seeded Jackson. Unable to content with the Indians significant height-advantage, the Braves saw Jackson build a 20-point halftime lead en rout to a 72-45 win to advance to the championship game...
Rivals Jackson, Cape meet for championship (12/30/13)
the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament wraps up today with four games
Indians rout SCC 72-45 in semifinal (12/29/13)
Much has been made about Jackson's size and strength, especially on the interior. On Saturday night in the semifinals of the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament the Indians' guards showed they are just as critical to the success. Jackson's guards handled everything Scott County Central threw at them, and the Indians breezed to a 72-45 victory...
Christmas Tournament: Jackson routs SCC 72-45 in semifinals (12/29/13)
Much has been made about Jackson's size and strength, especially on the interior. On Saturday night in the semifinals of the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament the Indians' guards showed they are just as critical to the success. Jackson's guards handled everything Scott County Central threw at them, and the Indians breezed to a 72-45 victory...
Christmas Tournament: Jackson pulls away from Leopold early in victory (12/28/13)
Leopold found out early just how big and long Jackson is. Turns out the Indians aren't just all size either. Jackson raced to an early lead and connected on a barrage of long balls to sink Leopold's upset hopes with a 77-46 victory in the quarterfinals of the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament...
Jackson pulls away from Leopold early to victory (12/29/13)
Leopold found out early just how big and long Jackson is. Turns out the Indians aren't just all size either. Jackson raced to an early lead and connected on a barrage of long balls to sink Leopold's upset hopes with a 77-46 victory in the quarterfinals of the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament...