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High school roundup: Parsons' scoring spree leads Notre Dame boys soccer team (09/21/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
Kelly football collects first road win, shutout in Kentucky (09/21/14)
The Kelly Hawks made school history Friday night with their first varsity football road win and first shutout rolled into one. The Hawks improved to 2-3 with a 41-0 pounding of host Fulton County, Kentucky, on Friday night. The Pirates fell in a 35-0 hole by halftime in sustaining their third straight loss...
High school roundup: Parsons' scoring spree leads Notre Dame boys soccer team (09/21/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
High school roundup: Kelly football collects first road win, shutout in Kentucky (09/20/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Friday.
Kelly pulls away from Portageville 5-2 (09/19/14)
BENTON -- Heading into the bottom of the fourth inning, Kelly's softball team was still searching for its first hit of the game. A pitching duel highlighted the first 3 1/2 innings as both teams remained scoreless, but the Hawks stayed the course. Kelly coach Rhonda Ratledge told her team to continue to bunt, a decision that eventually reaped positive results...
September 19, 2014 Scoreboard (09/19/14)
All high school scores reported to semoball.com
Kelly pulls away from Portageville 5-2 (09/19/14)
BENTON -- Heading into the bottom of the fourth inning, Kelly's softball team was still searching for its first hit of the game. A pitching duel highlighted the first 3 1/2 innings as both teams remained scoreless, but the Hawks stayed the course. Kelly coach Rhonda Ratledge told her team to continue to bunt, a decision that eventually reaped positive results...
Kelly softball team overwhelms Portageville with bunts (09/19/14)
Five successful bunts scored three runs in the fourth as the Hawks came away with a 5-2 victory over the Portageville Bulldogs on Thursday at Kelly High School.
Prep Football Glance -- Week 5 (09/18/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players, conference standings and the series history between the two throughout the season.
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston, Kelly roll to big wins on the road (09/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- Senior Maggie Shepherd went 3 for 3 with a home run helping Sikeston to a 16-1 victory over East Prairie in three innings. Kylie Noe added two hits including a triple. Hanna Placek and Ashton Drake each had two hits as well. Drake chipped in a double...
Kelly softball team uses big fourth inning to rout Central 19-2 (09/17/14)
The Hawks had 20 at-bats in a 15-run inning against the host Tigers
High school football: Week 5 (09/18/14)
Chaffee (0-3) at Scott City (2-2) Last week: Malden 71, Scott City 8; Chaffee open Last year: Chaffee 51, Scott City 16 Outlook: Both teams enter the annual SEMO South Conference rivalry game with a chance to build momentum for the second half of the season...
High school football: Week 5 (09/18/14)
Chaffee (0-3) at Scott City (2-2) Last week: Malden 71, Scott City 8; Chaffee open Last year: Chaffee 51, Scott City 16 Outlook: Both teams enter the annual SEMO South Conference rivalry game with a chance to build momentum for the second half of the season...
September 18, 2014 Scoreboard (09/18/14)
All the high school scores reported to Semoball.com.
Kelly softball team overwhelms Portageville with bunts (09/18/14)
Five successful bunts scored three runs in the fourth as the Hawks came away with a 5-2 victory over the Portageville Bulldogs on Thursday at Kelly High School.
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston, Kelly roll to big wins on the road (09/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- Senior Maggie Shepherd went 3 for 3 with a home run helping Sikeston to a 16-1 victory over East Prairie in three innings. Kylie Noe added two hits including a triple. Hanna Placek and Ashton Drake each had two hits as well. Drake chipped in a double...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 5 (09/18/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players, conference standings and the series history between the two throughout the season.
PREP ROUNDUP: SHS netters fall, Kelly shuts out Twin Rivers (09/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston lost all three of its tie breakers which wound up deciding their 5-4 loss to visiting Caruthersville Tuesday. "It was tough for us to lose them all especially the last singles match because that would determine the winner of the dual contest," Sikeston head coach Russ Dial said. "Still, we're keeping our heads up because we did play well."...
Kelly softball team uses big fourth inning to rout Central 19-2 (09/17/14)
The Hawks had 20 at-bats in a 15-run inning against the host Tigers
September 17, 2014 Scoreboard (09/17/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Jackson softball team wins big for 10th victory (09/16/14)
All high school scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
High school roundup: Jackson softball team wins big for 10th victory (09/16/14)
All high school scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
September 16, 2014 Scoreboard (09/16/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Dexter claims first Dig for Life Classic title (09/15/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity volleyball team took home the top prize at the 48-team Dig for Life Classic for the first time in school history Saturday evening at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau. Dexter outlasted Park Hills Central 25-15, 25-13 in the title game after beating Notre Dame 25-12, 25-22 in a semifinal, St. Vincent 25-10, 25-14 in a quarterfinal and Eminence 25-11, 25-5 in a Round of 16 contest...
Kelly falls on the road to Confluence Prep (09/15/14)
ST. LOUIS -- Growing pains are sure to be a part of a first-year high school varsity football team. The pains were limited in Kelly's first three games this year as the Hawks were competitive in all three games and enjoyed the thrill of last week's win against St. Vincent...
Kelly falls on the road to Confluence Prep (09/15/14)
ST. LOUIS -- Growing pains are sure to be a part of a first-year high school varsity football team. The pains were limited in Kelly's first three games this year as the Hawks were competitive in all three games and enjoyed the thrill of last week's win against St. Vincent...
Kelly football team falls to Confluence 37-6 (09/13/14)
Kelly's defense was gashed for 362 rushing yards in Saturday's loss.
High school roundup: Jackson runners finish 5th at Forest Park (09/14/14)
All high school scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
High school roundup: Jackson runners finish 5th at Forest Park (09/14/14)
All high school scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
Kelly football team falls to Confluence 37-6 (09/13/14)
Kelly's defense was gashed for 362 rushing yards in Saturday's loss.
High school football, Week 4: Jackson begins title defense (09/12/14)
Last week: Farmington 13, Poplar Bluff 0; Jackson 22, Marquette 14 Last year: Jackson 38, Farmington 7 Outlook: Jackson officially begins defense of its SEMO North title in its homecoming game tonight. The Farmington-Jackson results have reflected the plight of the two programs since the Knights joined the SEMO North Conference for the 2008 season. ...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 4 matchups (09/11/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two throughout the season.
Prep Football Glance -- Wee 4 matchups (09/11/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two throughout the season.
PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly's Dock wins sixth, Sikeston football swept by Cape Central (09/09/14)
Kelly pitcher Alexis Dock improved to 6-0 on the season as the Lady Hawks pushed past visiting Cape Central 10-1 Monday at Kelly High School.
High school roundup: Host Red Devils clip Oran 2-1 in softball (09/09/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Host Red Devils clip Oran 2-1 in softball (09/09/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly's Dock wins sixth, Sikeston football swept by Cape Central (09/09/14)
Kelly pitcher Alexis Dock improved to 6-0 on the season as the Lady Hawks pushed past visiting Cape Central 10-1 Monday at Kelly High School.
September 8, 2014 Scoreboard (09/08/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Kelly football team earns first varsity win (09/06/14)
The Hawks forced an incomplete pass on fourth-and-10 from their own 14-yard line with 48.4 seconds remaining as the Hawks held on for a 20-14 victory over the St. Vincent.
Sikeston finishes sixth in Notre Dame Softballfest (09/07/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- After opening up the final day of play in Notre Dame's Softballfest with a win over Perryville, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs fell 7-3 to Naylor later Saturday afternoon to finish with sixth-place in the tournament...
Jackson claims junior division in own cross country meet (09/07/14)
All high school events were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
Kelly earns first win in school history (09/06/14)
BENTON -- Kelly seniors Dalton Huffman and Brenton James paid tribute to their former classmate prior to Friday's home game against St. Vincent by holding Caden Robert's football jersey aloft while leading their teammates onto the field. According to Huffman, Robert was there at the end as well, lending a hand to help the Hawks secure their first varsity football victory in school history...
Kelly football team earns first varsity win (09/06/14)
The Hawks forced an incomplete pass on fourth-and-10 from their own 14-yard line with 48.4 seconds remaining as the Hawks held on for a 20-14 victory over the St. Vincent.
Kelly earns first win in school history (09/06/14)
BENTON -- Kelly seniors Dalton Huffman and Brenton James paid tribute to their former classmate prior to Friday's home game against St. Vincent by holding Caden Robert's football jersey aloft while leading their teammates onto the field. According to Huffman, Robert was there at the end as well, lending a hand to help the Hawks secure their first varsity football victory in school history...
September 5, 2014 Scoreboard (09/05/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school football capsules: Week 3 (09/05/14)
Sikeston (2-0) at Central (2-0) Last week: Sikeston 35, New Madrid 6; Central 41, St. Charles West 21 Last year: Central 29, Sikeston 17 (Week 7) Outlook: These longtime SEMO North rivals enter their 100th meeting unbeaten. The rivalry, has gone through phases, with Sikeston holding a slight edge at 50-42-7. Since the start of the millennium, Central leads the series 8-7 after winning the last two meetings...
High school football capsules: Week 3 (09/05/14)
Sikeston (2-0) at Central (2-0) Last week: Sikeston 35, New Madrid 6; Central 41, St. Charles West 21 Last year: Central 29, Sikeston 17 (Week 7) Outlook: These longtime SEMO North rivals enter their 100th meeting unbeaten. The rivalry, has gone through phases, with Sikeston holding a slight edge at 50-42-7. Since the start of the millennium, Central leads the series 8-7 after winning the last two meetings...
Prep football glance -- Week 3 matchups (09/04/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two throughout the season.
Prep football glance -- Week 3 matchups (09/04/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two throughout the season.
PREP ROUNDUP: Notre Dame edges Portageville, Kelly takes down Naylor (09/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Despite an excellent pitching performance from junior Taylor Tiffany, Portageville fell to host Notre Dame 2-1 Tuesday in a extra innings. Portageville jumped out to an early lead with their only run of the day in the top of the first innings. They held their advantage until Notre Dame responded in the bottom of the sixth frame and the two teams played shutout ball until the bottom of the ninth...
PREP ROUNDUP: Notre Dame edges Portageville, Kelly takes down Naylor (09/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Despite an excellent pitching performance from junior Taylor Tiffany, Portageville fell to host Notre Dame 2-1 Tuesday in a extra innings. Portageville jumped out to an early lead with their only run of the day in the top of the first innings. They held their advantage until Notre Dame responded in the bottom of the sixth frame and the two teams played shutout ball until the bottom of the ninth...
High school roundup: Notre Dame softball wins in nine innings (09/03/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Notre Dame softball wins in nine innings (09/03/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
September 2, 2014 Scoreboard (09/02/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Late TD stings Kelly in 20-18 heartbreaker (08/30/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- A week ago Kelly experienced their first football game at the varsity level. On Friday, in their first home game, the Hawks experienced another first in the form of a heartbreaking loss to Crystal City on a last second touchdown...
Late TD stings Kelly in 20-18 heartbreaker (08/30/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- A week ago Kelly experienced their first football game at the varsity level. On Friday, in their first home game, the Hawks experienced another first in the form of a heartbreaking loss to Crystal City on a last second touchdown...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston tennis earns first win, Portageville softball downs Cape Central (08/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston girls tennis team earned its first win Thursday after visiting Poplar Bluff 5-4. Ali Price, Peyton Henson, Brianna Basham and Emily Braden all scored singles wins while the tandem of Price and Hope Mannon held on for a doubles victory...
August 29, 2014 Scoreboard (08/29/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston tennis earns first win, Portageville softball downs Cape Central (08/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston girls tennis team earned its first win Thursday after visiting Poplar Bluff 5-4. Ali Price, Peyton Henson, Brianna Basham and Emily Braden all scored singles wins while the tandem of Price and Hope Mannon held on for a doubles victory...
Local High school football capsules: Week 2 (08/29/14)
Jackson (1-0) at Vianney Last week: Jackson 62, Battle 34; Vianney 42, Francis Howell North 13 Last year: Vianney 52, Jackson 27 (regular season); Jackson 14, Vianney 0 (Class 5 District 1 final) Outlook: A rivalry has been built over the past two seasons with the teams playing four times. ...
High school roundup: Semis set for Woodland volleyball tournament (08/29/14)
Saxony Lutheran, Leopold, Advance and Woodland all reached the semifinals of the Woodland Invitational volleyball tournament with wins Thursday night. Saxony Lutheran rallied for a 22-25, 25-16, 25-14 win over Meadow Heights, and will face Leopold in today's first semifinal at 5 p.m. The Wildcats cruised with a 25-14, 25-14 win over Zalma...
Local High school football capsules: Week 2 (08/29/14)
Jackson (1-0) at Vianney Last week: Jackson 62, Battle 34; Vianney 42, Francis Howell North 13 Last year: Vianney 52, Jackson 27 (regular season); Jackson 14, Vianney 0 (Class 5 District 1 final) Outlook: A rivalry has been built over the past two seasons with the teams playing four times. ...
High school roundup: Semis set for Woodland volleyball tournament (08/29/14)
All the events reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday night.
Prep Football Glance -- Week 2 matchups (08/28/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two throughout the season.
Prep Football Glance -- Week 2 matchups (08/28/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two throughout the season.
Kelly softball team opens season with 6-1 win over Red Devils (08/27/14)
Kelly softball team looks for another big season after reaching the Class 2 final four last year
Kelly softball team opens season with 6-1 win over Chaffee (08/27/14)
Junior Alexis Dock went the distance in the circle and finished with six strikeouts to lead Kelly to a 6-1 win over the host Chaffee Red Devils.
August 26, 2014 Scoreboard (08/26/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Kelly welcomed to varsity football with loss at East Prairie (08/23/14)
East Prairie scored twice in the first quarter on its way to a 29-7 victory.
Kelly welcomed to varsity football with loss at East Prairie (08/24/14)
East Prairie scored twice in the first quarter on its way to a 29-7 victory.
East Prairie spoils Kelly's varsity opener (08/23/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- History was going to be made one way or the other. Kelly's story began by simply walking on the field and playing it's first-ever varsity football game. Though a win would have sweetened Kelly's debut, East Prairie erased nearly a half-decade worth of rotten season openers...
East Prairie spoils Kelly's varsity opener (08/23/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- History was going to be made one way or the other. Kelly's story began by simply walking on the field and playing it's first-ever varsity football game. Though a win would have sweetened Kelly's debut, East Prairie erased nearly a half-decade worth of rotten season openers...
Briefly: East Prairie foils Kelly's varsity debut (08/23/14)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- East Prairie turned the much-anticipated debut of the Kelly varsity football team into an opportunity to break an eight-game losing streak Friday night. Sophomore Deverance Jones scored two first-quarter touchdowns as the Eagles foiled the Hawks' coming out party with a 29-7 victory...
August 22, 2014 Scoreboard (08/22/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school football capsules: Week 1 (08/22/14)
Kelly at East Prairie, 8 p.m. Last year: Did not play Outlook: After waiting 57 years for their first varsity football game, the Kelly Hawks are going to have to wait one more hour. Due to a forecast for high temperatures, the kickoff of tonight's game was pushed back from its original 7 p.m. starting time...
High school football capsules: Week 1 (08/22/14)
Kelly at East Prairie, 8 p.m. Last year: Did not play Outlook: After waiting 57 years for their first varsity football game, the Kelly Hawks are going to have to wait one more hour. Due to a forecast for high temperatures, the kickoff of tonight's game was pushed back from its original 7 p.m. starting time...
Football preview: Kelly Hawks ready to take off after two seasons of JV flight lessons (08/21/14)
Kelly, which made the decision to add football in 2010, will play its first varsity season this year.
Prep Football Glance -- Week 1 matchups (08/21/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two throughout the season.
Prep Football Glance -- Week 1 matchups (08/21/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two throughout the season.
Football preview: Kelly Hawks ready to take off after two seasons of JV flight lessons (08/21/14)
Kelly, which made the decision to add football in 2010, will play its first varsity season this year.
Softball preview: Game remains the same for Lady Hawks softball team (08/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- After back-to-back runs to the Class 2 final four, expectations remain high as ever for the Kelly Lady Hawks entering the upcoming season. Returning 8 of 9 starters and supported by a healthy incoming class of freshman, the Lady Hawks will once again have their eyes set on securing the school's first state title since 2004...
Softball preview: Game remains the same for Lady Hawks softball team (08/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- After back-to-back runs to the Class 2 final four, expectations remain high as ever for the Kelly Lady Hawks entering the upcoming season. Returning 8 of 9 starters and supported by a healthy incoming class of freshman, the Lady Hawks will once again have their eyes set on securing the school's first state title since 2004...
Softball preview: Portageville eyeing district title (08/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- As the Portageville Lady Bulldogs enter their third season of playing fall softball their goal remains the same in capturing their first district title. "We'll be young, but we'll be very talented," Portageville head coach Billy Cook said. "We were kind of middle of the road last year (age wise) that was sophomore dominant. Our goal for this fall is going to be to win districts."...
Football preview: First-year Kelly Hawks ready to hit the field (08/16/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Kelly head coach Kenneth Riedinger remembers the first game as a junior varsity team two years ago. He remembers a play that resulted in a block in the back penalty from the opposite end of the field. He also remembers the player having no idea what he had done...
Football preview: First-year Kelly Hawks ready to hit the field (08/16/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Kelly head coach Kenneth Riedinger remembers the first game as a junior varsity team two years ago. He remembers a play that resulted in a block in the back penalty from the opposite end of the field. He also remembers the player having no idea what he had done...
Volleyball class & district assignments released (08/15/14)
Class and district assignments were released Friday for the 2014 and 2015 seasons for high school volleyball. The only SCAA school changing moving up or down a class is Bloomfield. The Wildcats will moved from Class 1 to Class 2 this season. Bloomfield is slated to compete in Class 2, District 2, with Charleston, Puxico, Saxony Lutheran, Scott City, Twin Rivers and Woodland...
Fighting Squirrels open play at World Series Friday night (08/05/14)
The Charleston Fighting Squirrels begin its quest for its first World Series title in franchise history Friday in Ephrata, Washington. 10 teams from nine states are slated to compete at the eight-day tournament at Johnson-O'Brien Stadium in Ephrata...
Fighting Squirrels edge Oskaloosa 4-1 to advance to Sunday night's regional championship (07/27/14)
The Charleston Fighting Squirrels advanced to the Midwest Plains Regional championship with a 4-1 victory against Oskaloosa Sunday afternoon. Charleston jumped on top of Oskaloosa early with two runs on two hits and a walk in the bottom of the first inning. Matt Ulrich drove home Charleston's first run with a sacrifice fly. A two-out RBI single by Blake Wolferding plated Charleston's second run...
WORLD SERIES BOUND: Fighting Squirrels beat Eden Prairie 4-1 in regional championship (07/28/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels beat Eden Prairie, Minnesota 4-1 Sunday night to secure its second straight birth in the Senior Babe Ruth World Series. The Fighting Squirrels opened the Midwest Plains Regional final with three consecutive hits in the bottom of the first inning. ...
Fighting Squirrels beat Dickinson 9-0, advance to Sunday's regional semifinals (07/26/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels locked up the No. 1 seed in Pool B at the Midwest Plains Regional Saturday night with a 9-0 victory against host Dickinson, North Dakota . Charleston, which beat Holyoke, Colorado 11-1 Thursday and Eden Prairie Black, Minnesota 3-1 Friday, finishes 3-0 in Pool B...
Squirrels continue back-to-back regional title quest Saturday in North Dakota (07/26/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The success continued for the Charleston Fighting Squirrels Friday at the Senior Babe Ruth Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, North Dakota. Charleston, which blistered Holyoke, Colorado, 11-1 in six innings Thursday, improved to 2-0 in Pool B with a 3-1 victory against Eden Prairie Black, Minnesota, Friday afternoon...
Fighting Squirrels open Midwest Plains Regional with 11-1 win against Holyoke (includes all Thursday results) (07/24/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels experienced little difficulty securing a victory in its first game at the Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, N.D., Thursday afternoon. Charleston calculated at least one run in every inning it batted with the exception of the top of the fith as it cruised past Holyoke, Colo., 11-1 in six innings at Astoria Field at Southside Ballpark...
Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH (07/23/14)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey...
Charleston Fighting Squirrels open play at Midwest Plains Regional Thursday (07/22/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels baseball program begins its quest for a second straight World Series birth Thursday at the Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, N.D. The eight-team tournament is slated for July 23-27 at Astoria Field at Southside Ballpark. Pool play takes place Thursday, Friday and Saturday with bracket play scheduled for Sunday...
Relaxed Fighting Squirrels edge Boonville 3-1 for seventh state title in eight years (07/17/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - After enjoying his first shave in several months following a 9-3 loss to Boonville in Game 26 of the double-elimination Senior Babe Ruth state tournament Tuesday night Charleston Fighting Squirrels coach Michael Minner put serious thought into who should pitch Wednesday night's winner-take-all state championship...
Boonville eliminates Leopold, hands Charleston first loss to force winner-take-all championship Wednesday (07/16/14)
The stage is set for a winner-take-all championship at the Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state tournament Wednesday night at 5:30 p.m. at Hillhouse Park in Charleston. Boonville edged the SEMO Pirates of Leopold 4-1 in Game 25 of the state tournament and followed by handing Charleston a 9-3 loss in Game 26 Tuesday night...
Charleston offense avoids panic attack, rallies to beat Leopold 6-5 at SBR state tournament (07/14/14)
CHARLESTON , Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels avoided a panic attack at the plate after falling behind four runs against the SEMO Pirates of Leopold Sunday afternoon in the winner's bracket championship of the Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state tournament at Hillhouse Park...
Charleston, Piedmont & Leopold advance to championship semifinals of SBR state tournament (07/12/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels continued to experience offensive success without hitting the ball out of the ballpark Friday afternoon at the Senior Babe Ruth state tournament. The Fighting Squirrels had five hitters bunt in the first three innings...
Kelly graduate competiting for National High School Finals Rodeo Championship (07/09/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. -- Nearly four years have went by since an accident forced Dilan Rucker to switch from riding bulls to roping them down. His tradeoff will come full circle when he competes in the 66th Annual National High School Finals Rodeo Monday in Rock Springs, Wyoming in both team roping and calf roping...
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...
2014 All-Standard Democrat Baseball Team (07/05/14)
FIRST TEAM Pitcher: Doug Still, Sr., Sikeston Catcher: Cody Payne, Sr., Chaffee Infield: Austin Godwin, Sr., NMCC Infield: Colton Black, Sr., Sikeston Infield: Gavin O'Brien, Sr., Sikeston Infield: Devon Yahn, Sr., Chaffee Outfield: Palmer Campbell, Fr., NMCC...
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...
Scott County Junior Legion baseball team honors fallen friend (07/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- It came a few days later than expected, but family, friends and teammates got a chance to honor the memory of Kelly High School's Kaden Robert Wednesday on the same field where he spent most of the past few springs...
Scott County Junior Legion baseball team honors fallen friend (07/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- It came a few days later than expected, but family, friends and teammates got a chance to honor the memory of Kelly High School's Kaden Robert Wednesday on the same field where he spent most of the past few springs...
Jim Hall Memorial Race set for Friday at Benton Raceway Park (06/25/14)
BENTON, Mo. - The second annual Jim Hall Memorial Race is scheduled to take place Friday at 7 p.m. at the Benton Raceway Park near Benton, Mo. The race is being held to honor Charleston, Mo., racer Jim Hall, who died from an extended illness in Feb. 2012 at age 78...
Dexter boys claim Rib City title (06/21/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity boys basketball program ended the Rib City Shootout on a high note Friday evening at the Bearcat Event Center. The Bearcats finished the two-day event with an overall record of 5-3, won its last four games and finished first in its seven-team bracket Friday evening...
Schedule altered for Bleacher Bum Invite (06/18/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The schedule has been released for the 2014 Bleacher Bum Invitational. The 16-team baseball tournament will take place June 19-22 at Hillhouse Park in Charleston and Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau. Eight first round games are scheduled for Thursday. ...
Boys basketball Rib City Shootout begins Thursday at Dexter (06/18/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The schedule has been released for the upcoming Rib City boys basketball shootout slated for June 19-20 at Dexter. 41 boys basketball teams will compete in the event. Games are scheduled to take place on three courts at the Bearcat Event Center, the Dexter High School Gymnasium, the Dexter Middle School Gymnasium and the Southwest Elementary Gymnasium...
Rib City Shootout Action (06/14/14)
Note: A schedule for June 14 remains available at this link: View Schedule Here
Charleston Fighting Squirrels cruise by Senath-Hornersville 11-0 at Classic (06/13/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels offense got back on track in a big way Friday afternoon less than 24 hours after suffering a rare loss. Charleston (13-3) scored five times in the first two innings before adding three runs in the fourth inning and three more in the seventh inning as it cruised past Senath-Hornersville Senior Babe Ruth 11-0 in a consolation quarterfinal of the four-day 16-team Fighting Squirrel Classic...
Defending champ Charleston drops Classic opener to Crawford County 6-5 in 10 innings (includes all Thursday scores) (06/13/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the action Thursday at Charleston is available at this link: View Photos Here CHARLESTON, Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels threw about everything but the kitchen sink at Crawford County, Mo., Thursday afternoon but came up short in its bid to defend its title at its own Fighting Squirrel Classic...
Rib City Shootout schedule (June 13-14) (06/12/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The schedule has been released for the upcoming Rib City girls basketball shooutout slated for June 13-14. 44 girls basketball teams will compete in the event. Games are scheduled to take place on three courts at the Bearcat Event Center, the Dexter High School Gymnasium, the Dexter Middle School Gymnasium and the Southwest Elementary Gymnasium...
Fighting Squirrel Baseball Classic begins Thursday at Charleston (06/11/14)
The schedule has been released for the 2014 Fighting Squirrel Classic. The 16-team baseball tournament will take place June 12-15 at Hillhouse Park in Charleston and Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau. Eight first round games are scheduled Thursday. ...
Rain spoils Still-Maddox pitcher's duel at Advance (06/10/14)
ADVANCE, Mo. - Mother Nature spoiled the fun in the top of the fourth inning Monday evening as heavy rain halted a scoreless Senior Babe Ruth pitcher's duel between the SEMO Strokers and Charleston Fighting Squirrels at Advance. Charleston ace lefty Doug Still, who was drafted in the 33rd round (1003rd overall) of the Major League Baseball First-Year Draft Saturday, struck out seven of the nine hitters he faced Monday and faced the minimum in three innings of work...
Notre Dame girls soccer team has season ended by Rosati-Kain (06/01/14)
By SCOTT ROSCOVIUS Special to the Southeast Missourian The game was tighter, but the result was the same. And for a third consecutive year, the Notre Dame girls soccer season came to a crushing close in the Class 2 state quarterfinals, again at the hands of Rosati-Kain of St. Louis...
Charleston relay team wins state title (05/28/14)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Both the Charleston Bluejays and Kelly Hawks had big showings Saturday at the Class 2 state championship track meet held on the campus of Lincoln University in Jefferson City. None of those performances was bigger than that of Charleston's 4x200-meter relay team that took home the state championship with a time of 1:31.54. The relay team is made up of Tyler Craig, Dyrel Pierce, Robert Bogan and Devonte' Ware...
Charleston relay team wins state title (05/25/14)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Both the Charleston Bluejays and Kelly Hawks had big showings Saturday at the Class 2 state championship track meet held on the campus of Lincoln University in Jefferson City. None of those performances was bigger than that of Charleston's 4x200-meter relay team that took home the state championship with a time of 1:31.54. The relay team is made up of Tyler Craig, Dyrel Pierce, Robert Bogan and Devonte' Ware...
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 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...
East Prairie's Tipler finishes second in high jump (05/23/14)
JEFFERSON CITY -- East Prairie's Damion Tipler capped a brilliant career for the Eagles on Friday in the Class 2 state track meet on the campus of Lincoln University in Jefferson City. Tipler, a senior, finished second in the high jump, clearing 6 feet, 2 inches; just one inch shy of event winner Lath Kisling of Sarcoxie...
Kelly sends 11-athlete contingent to Class 2 state meet (05/23/14)
The Hawks have both numbers and experience for Class 2 track and field meet
Kelly sends 11-athlete contingent to Class 2 state meet (05/23/14)
The Hawks have both numbers and experience for Class 2 track and field meet
Wheeler finishes third at state golf tournament (05/21/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com FREMONT HILLS -- The regular season for Sikeston golfer Gabe Wheeler wasn't what he wanted it to be but the way he finished made up for any disappointments the junior went through. Wheeler finished in third place following the final round of the Class 3 state golf tournament Tuesday at Fremont Hills Country Club in Fremont Hills...
Advance's Whitson places fourth at Class 1 state golf tournament (05/21/14)
Advance's Brian Whitson, tied for the lead entering the day, shot a 14-over-par 86 in the second round of the Class 1 state golf tournament Tuesday at Rivercut Golf Course in Springfield, Missouri, and tied for fourth place. The Hornets sophomore carded an ever-par 72 to tie Jack Parker of Father Tolton Regional Catholic High School of Columbia, Missouri, in Monday's first round. Whitson finished with a combined score of 158. Whitson finished 19th as a freshman at last year's state tournament...
Hornets' Whitson fires opening 72 at Class 1 tournament (05/20/14)
Advance sophomore Brian Whitson carded an even-par 72 and was tied with Jack Parker of Father Tolton Regional Catholic High School for first place in individual play after the first round of the Class 1 state tournament at Rivercut Golf Course in Springfield, Mo...
Scott City baseball reaches district final (05/20/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Scott City pitcher Eric Urhahn has made a habit of finishing the games he starts. "That's what we see from him every time," Scott City coach Jim May said. "Eric's going to come out, and he's going to throw his guts out for you. He's thrown I can't tell you how many complete games this year. He's thrown three two-hitters, and he's taken some tough losses. But he's an outstanding player and a good pitcher."...
Rams reach district final (05/20/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Scott City pitcher Eric Urhahn has made a habit of finishing the games he starts. "That's what we see from him every time," Scott City coach Jim May said. "Eric's going to come out, and he's going to throw his guts out for you. He's thrown I can't tell you how many complete games this year. He's thrown three two-hitters, and he's taken some tough losses. But he's an outstanding player and a good pitcher."...
Wheeler tied for third after first round of state golf tournament (05/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com FREMONT HILLS -- Sikeston junior Gabe Wheeler is sitting in prime position after the first day of the Class 3 state golf tournament Monday at Fremont Hills County Club in Fremont Hills. Wheeler is tied for third place after shooting a 74 on the par 71 course. The tournament leader, Davis Alec Palen from Logan-Rogersville, shot a 69...
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...
High school roundup: Late runs propel Kelly past Charleston (05/18/14)
The fourth-seeded Kelly baseball eam scored 10 unanswered runs in the fifth and sixth innings to knock off fifth-seeded Charleston 13-4 in the opening round of the Class 3 District 2 tournament Saturday in Charleston, Missouri. Sophomore Ty Householder picked up the win on the mound for Kelly. He pitched three innings and gave up three hits with two strikeouts and three walks...
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...
Late runs propel Kelly past Charleston (05/18/14)
The fourth-seeded Kelly baseball eam scored 10 unanswered runs in the fifth and sixth innings to knock off fifth-seeded Charleston 13-4 in the opening round of the Class 3 District 2 tournament Saturday in Charleston, Missouri. Sophomore Ty Householder picked up the win on the mound for Kelly. He pitched three innings and gave up three hits with two strikeouts and three walks...
Kelly surges to down Charleston 13-4 in districts (05/17/14)
By Brent Shipman standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- After stranding seven runners through four innings on Saturday, the fourth-seeded Kelly Hawks broke loose in the final two frames against fifth-seeded Charleston. Overcoming a one-run deficit, the Hawks scored 10 unanswered runs in the fifth and sixth innings to down the Bluejays 13-4 in the opening round of the Class 3, District 2 Tournament...
Wheeler, Below prepare for state golf tournament (05/15/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Though both juniors, Sikeston's Gabe Wheeler and Blake Below will enter the upcoming Class 3 state golf tournament with vastly different amounts of experience. For Wheeler, this marks his third time in as many years making the trip while Below competes on high school's biggest stage for the first time in his career...
District baseball begins this weekend for area schools (05/14/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- After a disappointing exit in last year's Class 4, District 1 championship game, the Sikeston Bulldogs are once again on the hunt for their first district title since 2007. This time around they'll have home-field advantage as play kicks off this weekend at VFW Memorial Stadium in Sikeston...
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.
Huffman headlines an impressive district meet for Kelly track and field (05/11/14)
Advancing to the Class 2 sectional track meet in three events last year wasn't enough for Kelly's Dalton Huffman, so the Kelly High School junior decided early this season to add to his repertoire.
Kelly finishes third overall, sending several to sectional (05/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Kelly boys and girls track and field teams each finished third during Saturday's Class 2 district meet at Cape Central High School and advanced several to next week's sectional meet. Charleston's boys team finished fourth overall while East Prairie took eighth and Chaffee 14th...
Kelly finishes third overall, sending several to sectional (05/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Kelly boys and girls track and field teams each finished third during Saturday's Class 2 district meet at Cape Central High School and advanced several to next week's sectional meet. Charleston's boys team finished fourth overall while East Prairie took eighth and Chaffee 14th...
Huffman headlines an impressive district meet for Kelly track and field (05/10/14)
Advancing to the Class 2 sectional track meet in three events last year wasn't enough for Kelly's Dalton Huffman, so the Kelly High School junior decided early this season to add to his repertoire.
May 10, 2014 Scoreboard (05/10/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
PREP ROUNDUP: Oran downs Kelly, Sikeston soccer falls on the road (05/07/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Thanks to a combined six runs in the fourth and fifth innings, the Oran Eagles downed visiting Kelly 9-8. The Hawks took a 5-3 lead into the fourth whee the Eagles put together the first of back-to-back three runs rallies to jump ahead 6-5. Kelly responded with a three-run rally of their own in the top of the fifth to go up 8-6, but Oran's final three-run rally in the home of the fifth put them ahead for good, 9-8...
High school baseball: Oran baseball slips past Kelly, 9-8 (05/07/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school baseball: Oran baseball slips past Kelly, 9-8 (05/07/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
PREP ROUNDUP: Oran downs Kelly, Sikeston soccer falls on the road (05/07/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Thanks to a combined six runs in the fourth and fifth innings, the Oran Eagles downed visiting Kelly 9-8. The Hawks took a 5-3 lead into the fourth whee the Eagles put together the first of back-to-back three runs rallies to jump ahead 6-5. Kelly responded with a three-run rally of their own in the top of the fifth to go up 8-6, but Oran's final three-run rally in the home of the fifth put them ahead for good, 9-8...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston golf team sending three to sectionals (05/06/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- Sikeston's Gabe Wheeler, Blake Below and Austin Bowman each made the cut following the Class 3, District 1 tournament Monday at Crowne Pointe Golf Club in Farmington. Wheeler finished with third overall with a score of 76 -- four over par. Both Below and Bowman tied with an 88 as Sikeston finished third as a team with a score of 347...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston golf team sending three to sectionals (05/06/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- Sikeston's Gabe Wheeler, Blake Below and Austin Bowman each made the cut following the Class 3, District 1 tournament Monday at Crowne Pointe Golf Club in Farmington. Wheeler finished with third overall with a score of 76 -- four over par. Both Below and Bowman tied with an 88 as Sikeston finished third as a team with a score of 347...
Notre Dame's Dixon fires 69 at district golf meet (05/06/14)
Notre Dame senior Brady Dixon saved his best 18-hole high school round for the Class 3 District 1 tournament Monday at the Crowne Pointe Golf Club in Farmington, Missouri. Dixon fired a 3-under-par 69 to claim the medalist honor and lead the Bulldogs in their successful defense of their district title. Notre Dame totaled 308 and finished 21 shots ahead of runner-up Farmington...
Notre Dame's Dixon fires 69 at district golf meet (05/06/14)
Notre Dame senior Brady Dixon saved his best 18-hole high school round for the Class 3 District 1 tournament Monday at the Crowne Pointe Golf Club in Farmington, Missouri. Dixon fired a 3-under-par 69 to claim the medalist honor and lead the Bulldogs in their successful defense of their district title. Notre Dame totaled 308 and finished 21 shots ahead of runner-up Farmington...
May 5, 2014 Scoreboard (05/05/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Central baseball reaches consolation final of conference tourney (05/04/14)
All the local high school events reported Saturday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Central baseball reaches consolation final of conference tourney (05/04/14)
All the local high school events reported Saturday to the Southeast Missourian.
Kelly's Walker signs with Southwest Baptist (05/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- His love for running hasn't been a lifelong passion rather something that's been two years in the making. Kelly senior Trey Walker will continue his newfound love at the college level after signing a letter of intent to run track and cross country at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar...
PREP ROUNDUP: Wamble tosses no-hitter during Richland's 29-3 rout over Cairo (05/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ESSEX (SMNS) - The Richland Rebels high school baseball team put together one of its strongest performances of the season Thursday afternoon in a 29-3 victory against Cairo, Ill. Richland standout Tristan Wamble threw a no-hitter while earning a complete-game victory on the hill. Wamble struck out 13 and allowed three unearned runs...
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.
PREP ROUNDUP: Wamble tosses no-hitter during Richland's 29-3 rout over Cairo (05/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ESSEX (SMNS) - The Richland Rebels high school baseball team put together one of its strongest performances of the season Thursday afternoon in a 29-3 victory against Cairo, Ill. Richland standout Tristan Wamble threw a no-hitter while earning a complete-game victory on the hill. Wamble struck out 13 and allowed three unearned runs...
PREP ROUNDUP: Chaffee breezes by Oak Ridge in five innings (05/01/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- Jumping out of the gate with an eight-run rally, the Chaffee Red Devils took down Oak Ridge 10-0 in five innings on Wednesday via the mercy-rule. The Red Devils' eight run first was followed by three innings of silence. They put together one final two-run rally in the bottom of the fifth to end the game early...
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.
Submitted photo: Kelly soccer claims St. Pius X JV tournament title (04/28/14)
The Kelly Lady Hawks soccer team recently took first place at the St. Pius X JV Tournament in Festus, Mo.
2013-14 All-Standard Democrat Basketball Team (04/26/14)
The 2013-14 All-Standard Democrat boys and girls basketball teams was selected by the Standard Democrat sports department. Teams in our coverage area include: Chaffee, Charleston, Dexter, East Prairie, Kelly, New Madrid County Central, Oran, Portageville, Richland, Risco, Scott Central and Sikeston.
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.. ...
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...
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...
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)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Portageville halts Lady Tribe's winning streak at 11 (04/18/14)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- The Kennett Lady Indians softball team is 11-0 against everyone on its schedule this spring except for Portageville. Unfortunately, Kennett is 0-2 against the Lady Bulldogs. Portageville once again proved itself as the team to beat in the Bootheel Conference as pitcher Taylor Tiffany tossed a three-hit shutout to put an end to the Lady Tribe's 11-game winning streak and a take a 5-0 win here Thursday...
Kelly exits early during Cards' loss to Brewers (04/17/14)
MILWAUKEE -- The St. Louis Cardinals' 5-1 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday may prove more costly than one defeat in the NL Central standings. Cardinals starter Joe Kelly left in the middle of the fourth inning with left hamstring tightness after trying to reach base on a bunt...
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: 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...
April 12, 2014 Scoreboard (04/12/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Bluejays win home meet for the third time (04/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- For the third time in as many years the Charleston Bluejays boys track team won its own meet Thursday during the Charleston Invitational. Charleston won the 15-team event with a team total of 115 points. Kelly came in second with 92 and East Prairie claimed third with 85...
Bluejays win home meet for the third time (04/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- For the third time in as many years the Charleston Bluejays boys track team won its own meet Thursday during the Charleston Invitational. Charleston won the 15-team event with a team total of 115 points. Kelly came in second with 92 and East Prairie claimed third with 85...
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...
High school roundup: ND spikers sweep O'Fallon Christian (04/08/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: ND spikers sweep O'Fallon Christian (04/08/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
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...
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...
New assignments released for HS football, basketball districts (04/06/14)
Scott County Central moved up to Class 2 in basketball
Charleston repeats at Eva G. Hinshaw Invitational (04/05/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- The Charleston boys track team repeated have topped the Eva G. Hinshaw Invitational Tournament two years running. The Bluejays finished with 107 points to lead the 4th annual, 16-team event at East Prairie High School behind strong performances from their speed relays, jumpers and Devonte Ware who swept the 100 and 200-meter dash events...
Kelly drops Lucky 13 opener 5-2 (04/05/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Unable to overcome an early deficit, the Kelly Hawks opened the Lucky 13 Wood Bat Classic with a 5-2 loss to Greenville on Friday at Hillhouse Park in Charleston. "We had a couple walks early on that hurt us," Kelly head coach Josh Eftink said. "Add a couple throwing errors here and there you give a good team like that some extra chances, opportunities where they don't even have to put the ball in play to score runs...
Kelly drops Lucky 13 opener 5-2 (04/05/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Unable to overcome an early deficit, the Kelly Hawks opened the Lucky 13 Wood Bat Classic with a 5-2 loss to Greenville on Friday at Hillhouse Park in Charleston. "We had a couple walks early on that hurt us," Kelly head coach Josh Eftink said. "Add a couple throwing errors here and there you give a good team like that some extra chances, opportunities where they don't even have to put the ball in play to score runs...
Charleston repeats at Eva G. Hinshaw Invitational (04/05/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- The Charleston boys track team repeated have topped the Eva G. Hinshaw Invitational Tournament two years running. The Bluejays finished with 107 points to lead the 4th annual, 16-team event at East Prairie High School behind strong performances from their speed relays, jumpers and Devonte Ware who swept the 100 and 200-meter dash events...
April 4, 2014 Scoreboard (04/04/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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...
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 roundup: Woodland's McCormick throws no-hitter (04/02/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
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.
High school roundup: Chaffee baseball stops Kelly, improves to 6-0 (04/01/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Chaffee baseball stops Kelly, improves to 6-0 (04/01/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
March 31, 2014 Scoreboard (03/31/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
PREP ROUDNUP: Sikeston golf team finishes second in tri-meet, Chaffee holds open meet (03/28/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- In their first match of the season, the Sikeston golf team took second at the Cape Country Club. Sikeston finished with a final team score of 170 while Cape Central won the tri-meet with a 166. Doniphan was third at 191...
Lady Tribe outslugs Twin Rivers to pick up road win (03/28/14)
BROSELEY, Mo. -- After playing their first two softball games at home, the Kennett Lady Indians showed that they can win on the road. The Lady Tribe scored the game's first 11 runs and battled through a Twin Rivers rally and intermittent rain to take a 15-8 victory over the Lady Royals here Thursday...
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.
PREP ROUDNUP: Sikeston golf team finishes second in tri-meet, Chaffee holds open meet (03/28/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- In their first match of the season, the Sikeston golf team took second at the Cape Country Club. Sikeston finished with a final team score of 170 while Cape Central won the tri-meet with a 166. Doniphan was third at 191...
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...
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...
Banks named conference Player of the Year (03/13/14)
Scott County Central senior Larandis Banks was named the Scott-Mississippi Conference Player of the Year after help lead the Braves to their sixth MSHSAA Show-Me Showdown in the last seven years. Banks led Scott Central with 18 points per game and also averaged 3,8 rebounds and 2.8 steals. The senior led the Braves to the Scott-Mississippi Conference tournament championship as well as an undefeated conference schedule...
Class 3, District 1: NMCC takes down East Prairie, Charleston routs Kelly (02/24/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- With a hard-charging second half, third-seeded New Madrid County Central rolled to a 69-44 win over sixth-seeded East Prairie Saturday in the opening round of the Class 3, District 1 Tournament. "It's a good way to start," NMCC head coach Travis Day said. "We just have to clean up the little stuff. There was a couple times we had turnovers we probably shouldn't have had...
Class 3, District 1: NMCC takes down East Prairie, Charleston routs Kelly (02/24/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- With a hard-charging second half, third-seeded New Madrid County Central rolled to a 69-44 win over sixth-seeded East Prairie Saturday in the opening round of the Class 3, District 1 Tournament. "It's a good way to start," NMCC head coach Travis Day said. "We just have to clean up the little stuff. There was a couple times we had turnovers we probably shouldn't have had...
Class 3 District 1 roundup: Kelly teams eliminated in opening round (02/23/14)
Tessa Johnson bucketed a game-high 19 points but it wasn't enough as the sixth-seeded Hawks narrowly missed an opportunity to advance to the semifinals in a 56-52 loss to third-seeded New Madrid County Central. Stephanie Worth tallied eight points and 10 rebounds for Kelly, which finished the season at 17-9. Payton Jones, the only senior on the Hawks' roster, finished with eight points in her final game of her high school career...
Class 3 District 1 roundup: Kelly teams eliminated in opening round (02/23/14)
Tessa Johnson bucketed a game-high 19 points but it wasn't enough as the sixth-seeded Hawks narrowly missed an opportunity to advance to the semifinals in a 56-52 loss to third-seeded New Madrid County Central. Stephanie Worth tallied eight points and 10 rebounds for Kelly, which finished the season at 17-9. Payton Jones, the only senior on the Hawks' roster, finished with eight points in her final game of her high school career...
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs pick up fifth straight win (02/21/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Winners of seven of their last eight, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs won their fifth game in a row Thursday against Farmington 39-32. Erica Peet led the Lady Bulldogs (13-10) with 17 points. Tyra Bonner added 10...
High school roundup: Central girls top Perryville in 3 OT (02/21/14)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs pick up fifth straight win (02/21/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Winners of seven of their last eight, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs won their fifth game in a row Thursday against Farmington 39-32. Erica Peet led the Lady Bulldogs (13-10) with 17 points. Tyra Bonner added 10...
Central girls top Perryville in 3 OT (02/21/14)
It took three extra quarters, but the Central girls basketball team was able to squeeze out a 71-69 win against host Perryville on Thursday night. Kelly Morton finished with 19 points to lead Central (5-18), while Maddie Daum recorded 17 points, seven rebounds, six steals and four assists. Kassidy Pannier netted 11 points, and Sarah Boerboom tallied 12 rebounds and five steals...
PREP ROUNDUP: Oran downs Lady Jays, Montgomery reaches 1,000 points (02/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Taylor Nenninger scored 21 points and the Oran Lady Eagles took down visiting Charleston 74-54 Wednesday. Oran had four others score in double figures led by Chrissy Sauceda's 15 points behind four 3-pointers. Addie Kielhofner added 13 while Ashlyn McIntosh and Allie Cummins each scored 11...
PREP ROUNDUP: Oran downs Lady Jays, Montgomery reaches 1,000 points (02/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Taylor Nenninger scored 21 points and the Oran Lady Eagles took down visiting Charleston 74-54 Wednesday. Oran had four others score in double figures led by Chrissy Sauceda's 15 points behind four 3-pointers. Addie Kielhofner added 13 while Ashlyn McIntosh and Allie Cummins each scored 11...
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...
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...
Kelly girls basketball team uses strong second half to defeat Scott County Central (02/18/14)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Kelly girls basketball coach Rod McQuerter wants his team playing its best basketball heading into postseason play. If Monday's game was any indication, his Hawks are right on schedule. Kelly outscored Scott County Central 12-5 in the third quarter, breaking open a tight game and coasting to a hard-fought, 57-49 road victory to improve to 15-8 on the season...
Kelly brings down Bravettes 57-49 (02/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Scott County Central Bravettes have had two defections of late. They were also without a year-long starter. Though it's tough to replace any player at this juncture, much less three, the Bravettes hung tough with a surging Kelly Lady Hawks team Monday but eventually fell 57-49...
Kelly brings down Bravettes 57-49 (02/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Scott County Central Bravettes have had two defections of late. They were also without a year-long starter. Though it's tough to replace any player at this juncture, much less three, the Bravettes hung tough with a surging Kelly Lady Hawks team Monday but eventually fell 57-49...
Kelly girls basketball team uses strong second half to defeat Scott County Central (02/18/14)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Kelly girls basketball coach Rod McQuerter wants his team playing its best basketball heading into postseason play. If Monday's game was any indication, his Hawks are right on schedule. Kelly outscored Scott County Central 12-5 in the third quarter, breaking open a tight game and coasting to a hard-fought, 57-49 road victory to improve to 15-8 on the season...
High school roundup: Woodland girls basketball team wins thriller in OT (02/18/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Woodland girls basketball team wins thriller in OT (02/18/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
February 17, 2014 Scoreboard (02/17/14)
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Kelly girls post victory (02/16/14)
Tessa Johnson scored 17 points to lead the Kelly girls basketball team to a 70-62 conference victory over Charleston on Saturday in Benton, Mo. Samantha Ratledge netted 13 points for Kelly (14-8), while Payton Jones added 10 points and 10 rebounds. Kristi Brucker recorded 12 rebounds for the Hawks...
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.
Kelly girls post victory (02/16/14)
Tessa Johnson scored 17 points to lead the Kelly girls basketball team to a 70-62 conference victory over Charleston on Saturday in Benton, Mo. Samantha Ratledge netted 13 points for Kelly (14-8), while Payton Jones added 10 points and 10 rebounds. Kristi Brucker recorded 12 rebounds for the Hawks...
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.
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...
February 15, 2014 Scoreboard (02/15/14)
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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...
February 14, 2014 Scoreboard (02/14/14)
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High school roundup: Oran boys topple Chaffee in overtime (02/13/14)
It took the Oran boys basketball team an extra period, but the Eagles managed to fly away with a 71-64 overtime win over conference rival Chaffee for the third time this season. Jacob Priggel and Seth Ressel bucketed 22 points apiece to lead Oran, which improved to 19-5 with the win. Priggel grabbed nine rebounds for the Eagles...
High school roundup: Oran boys topple Chaffee in overtime (02/13/14)
It took the Oran boys basketball team an extra period, but the Eagles managed to fly away with a 71-64 overtime win over conference rival Chaffee for the third time this season. Jacob Priggel and Seth Ressel bucketed 22 points apiece to lead Oran, which improved to 19-5 with the win. Priggel grabbed nine rebounds for the Eagles...
Seedings released for district basketball tournaments (02/12/14)
The seedings have been released for multiple district basketball tournaments Stoddard County schools are slated to compete in the final week of February. The Bernie Mules boys have received the No. 1 seed in Class 2, District 1, at Bloomfield. Bloomfield is seeded No. 7...
SCAA Hoops Roundup: Bernie beats Hayti for 20th win (02/12/14)
The Bernie Mules made a final case for the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Class 2, District 1, basketball tournament when it beat Hayti 63-50 Tuesday night for its 20th win of the season. "It was good to see some fire in our kids tonight," Bernie coach Brad Botsch said. ...
PREP ROUNDUP: Eagles win, EP reaches double digit victories (02/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Led by a combined 49 points from Seth Ressel and Hunter Schlosser, the Oran Eagles rolled to a 74-49 win over visiting Bloomfield on Tuesday at Oran High School. Oran outpaced the Wildcats 21-11 in the opening period and led 34-21 at the break. In outscoring Bloomfield 24-14 in the third quarter they built a comfortable 23 point lead going into the fourth...
February 12, 2014 Scoreboard (02/12/14)
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SCAA Hoops Roundup: Bernie beats Hayti for 20th win (02/12/14)
The Bernie Mules made a final case for the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Class 2, District 1, basketball tournament when it beat Hayti 63-50 Tuesday night for its 20th win of the season. "It was good to see some fire in our kids tonight," Bernie coach Brad Botsch said. ...
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys prevail 91-88 in 3 OT (02/12/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
PREP ROUNDUP: Eagles win, EP reaches double digit victories (02/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Led by a combined 49 points from Seth Ressel and Hunter Schlosser, the Oran Eagles rolled to a 74-49 win over visiting Bloomfield on Tuesday at Oran High School. Oran outpaced the Wildcats 21-11 in the opening period and led 34-21 at the break. In outscoring Bloomfield 24-14 in the third quarter they built a comfortable 23 point lead going into the fourth...
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys prevail 91-88 in 3 OT (02/12/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.