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Jackson volleyball team sweeps Kennett (09/23/14)
The Jackson volleyball team was feeling confident and communicating more than it had all season in its sweep over visiting Kennett on Monday. Jackson won the first set 25-13, but had trouble closing out the Indians in the final set before emerging with a 25-20 victory...
SCAA roundup: Bernie & Bloomfield baseball, Dexter tennis and volleyball results (09/23/14)
Note: A photo gallery of Monday's girls tennis match between Dexter and Kennett is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity girls tennis team played Kennett until after sunset but came up short in its quest to secure a team win in a match that lasted over three hours Monday...
Jackson vball (09/23/14)
The Jackson volleyball team was feeling confident and communicating more than it had all season in its sweep over visiting Kennett on Monday. Jackson won the first set 25-13, but had trouble closing out the Indians in the final set before emerging with a 25-20 victory...
SCAA roundup: Bernie & Bloomfield baseball, Dexter tennis and volleyball results (09/23/14)
Note: A photo gallery of Monday's girls tennis match between Dexter and Kennett is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity girls tennis team played Kennett until after sunset but came up short in its quest to secure a team win in a match that lasted over three hours Monday...
Kennett JV lose tight battle against Paragould (09/22/14)
Despite promising play on both sides of the ball, Kennett's junior varsity football team struggled to find the end zone as they hosted Paragould Monday evening.
Kennett JV lose tight battle against Paragould (09/22/14)
Despite promising play on both sides of the ball, Kennett's junior varsity football team struggled to find the end zone as they hosted Paragould Monday evening.
September 22, 2014 Scoreboard (09/22/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Kennett loses big to Green County Tech (09/20/14)
It was easy to sense the frustration from Kennett head coach Aaron Pixley. His Indians football team suffered it's third straight loss of the season at the hands of Green County Tech (GCT), to a score of 39-15. It's easily their biggest defeat of the season.
Kennett loses big to Green County Tech (09/20/14)
It was easy to sense the frustration from Kennett head coach Aaron Pixley. His Indians football team suffered it's third straight loss of the season at the hands of Green County Tech (GCT), to a score of 39-15. It's easily their biggest defeat of the season.
PREP ROUNDUP: Portageville volleyball leads the way at Gideon, Sikeston volleyball notches win (09/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com GIDEON -- Portageville, New Madrid County Central and Charleston all advanced to the tournament portion of the Gideon Volleyball Tournament while Richland fell just short in pool play Thursday night. Portageville defeated Delta C-7 (25-9, 25-13), Cooter (25-21, 25-16) and then split with NMCC (25-15, 22-25) to advance to Saturday's tournament play while the Lady Eagles split with Cooter (24-26, 25-13) and swept Delta C-7 (25-21, 25-15)...
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.
Holcomb loses thriller against Kennett, tops Caruthersville (09/18/14)
Holcomb Hornets exhibited a strong defensive performance while hosting Kennett Tuesday afternoon.
Holcomb loses thriller against Kennett, tops Caruthersville (09/18/14)
Holcomb Hornets exhibited a strong defensive performance while hosting Kennett Tuesday afternoon.
Roles reversed at the 2014 Powder Puff Game (09/16/14)
The Powder Puff Game pits the juniors against the seniors, but there's a twist.
Dexter claims first Dig for Life Classic title (09/15/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity volleyball team took home the top prize at the 48-team Dig for Life Classic for the first time in school history Saturday evening at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau. Dexter outlasted Park Hills Central 25-15, 25-13 in the title game after beating Notre Dame 25-12, 25-22 in a semifinal, St. Vincent 25-10, 25-14 in a quarterfinal and Eminence 25-11, 25-5 in a Round of 16 contest...
Dexter claims first Dig for Life Classic title (09/15/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity volleyball team took home the top prize at the 48-team Dig for Life Classic for the first time in school history Saturday evening at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau. Dexter outlasted Park Hills Central 25-15, 25-13 in the title game after beating Notre Dame 25-12, 25-22 in a semifinal, St. Vincent 25-10, 25-14 in a quarterfinal and Eminence 25-11, 25-5 in a Round of 16 contest...
Briefly: Dexter claims first Dig for Life Classic volleyball title (all SCAA scores included) (09/14/14)
Dexter beat Park Hills Central 25-15, 25-13 in the gold bracket championship, Portageville defeated Poplar Bluff 25-21, 15-25, 25-23 in the silver bracket championship and Malden beat Clarkton 25-21, 25-19 in the bronze bracket championship of the 48-team Dig for Life Classic volleyball tournament Saturday night at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau...
Dig for Life Scores (09/14/14)
COMPLETE POOL PLAY RESULTS POOL A/B Dexter def. Twin Rivers 25-11, 25-10 Central (Park Hills) def. Cooter 25-7, 25-3 Holcomb split South Iron 25-17, 22-25 Dexter def. Central (Park Hills) 25-20, 25-21 Holcomb def. Twin Rivers 25-19, 25-24 South Iron def. Cooter 25-9, 25-22...
NMCC's offense blooms in first win 25-20 (09/13/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- It's been tough being a New Madrid County Central linemen recently. After three games and three losses the Eagles have struggled up front and hadn't held up enough to allow their playmakers to slash opposing defenses...
NMCC's offense blooms in first win 25-20 (09/13/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- It's been tough being a New Madrid County Central linemen recently. After three games and three losses the Eagles have struggled up front and hadn't held up enough to allow their playmakers to slash opposing defenses...
Kennett struggles, falls to New Madrid County Central 25-20 (09/13/14)
On a rainy night at New Madrid County Central (NMCC) high school, the Kennett Indians' offense squandered crucial scoring opportunities, while the defense surrendered devastating touchdowns.
Kennett struggles, falls to New Madrid County Central 25-20 (09/13/14)
On a rainy night at New Madrid County Central (NMCC) high school, the Kennett Indians' offense squandered crucial scoring opportunities, while the defense surrendered devastating touchdowns.
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.
Kennett pushes Portageville to the limit (09/11/14)
Those inside Kennett's high school gymnasium Thursday night were treated to a high level of volleyball competition as the Indians hosted Portageville.
Kennett pushes Portageville to the limit (09/11/14)
Those inside Kennett's high school gymnasium Thursday night were treated to a high level of volleyball competition as the Indians hosted Portageville.
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.
Jackson volleyball team rolls past Central (09/10/14)
All high school scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
Notre Dame tennis team learns in loss to Kennett (09/09/14)
The Indians cruised to a 7-2 win over the Bulldogs on Tuesday at Notre Dame High School, winning the second meeting between the teams this season by an identical score.
Notre Dame tennis team learns in loss to Kennett (09/09/14)
The Indians cruised to a 7-2 win over the Bulldogs on Tuesday at Notre Dame High School, winning the second meeting between the teams this season by an identical score.
Kennett tops Scott City after loss to Poplar Bluff (09/09/14)
A day removed from a tough loss to Poplar Bluff, Kennett's high school volleyball team bounced back on Tuesday, beating Scott City in straight sets in both varsity and junior varsity play. Junior varsity won 25-18, 25-10, while varsity won 25-10 in both sets.
Kennett tops Scott City after loss to Poplar Bluff (09/09/14)
A day removed from a tough loss to Poplar Bluff, Kennett's high school volleyball team bounced back on Tuesday, beating Scott City in straight sets in both varsity and junior varsity play. Junior varsity won 25-18, 25-10, while varsity won 25-10 in both sets.
September 9, 2014 Scoreboard (09/09/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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.
Kennett JV tops Caruthersville (09/08/14)
Kennett's junior varsity football team exacted revenge on Caruthersville Monday night, winning 20-0 just days after the varsity side lost in dramatic fashion.
September 8, 2014 Scoreboard (09/08/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Kennett JV tops Caruthersville (09/08/14)
Kennett's junior varsity football team exacted revenge on Caruthersville Monday night, winning 20-0 just days after the varsity side lost in dramatic fashion.
Complete game performance propels Dexter football team by Charleston 67-14 (09/07/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - After exhibiting spurts of greatness in close losses to traditional talents Ste. Genevieve and Poplar Bluff in the opening weeks of the season the Dexter Bearcats finally executed for four quarters Friday night against Charleston at Charles Bland Stadium...
Heartbreak for Kennett after 22-21 loss to Caruthersville (09/05/14)
Kennett had a golden opportunity to beat Caruthersville at Metz Cherry Stadium Friday night.
Heartbreak for Kennett after 22-21 loss to Caruthersville (09/05/14)
Kennett had a golden opportunity to beat Caruthersville at Metz Cherry Stadium Friday night.
September 5, 2014 Scoreboard (09/05/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Kennett enjoys strong showing at Sikeston Invitational (09/05/14)
Kennett's tennis team enjoyed a strong showing at the 2014 Sikeston Invitational tournament on Thursday.
High school roundup: Saxony Lutheran volleyball team falls to Sikeston (09/05/14)
All the local high school events were reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
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...
September 3, 2014 Scoreboard (09/03/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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...
Dexter girls tennis suffers first loss at Kennett 9-0 (09/03/14)
KENNETT, Mo. - The Dexter varsity girls tennis team suffered its first loss of the season at unbeaten Kennett 9-0 Tuesday afternoon. Kennett's Kate Shetley beat Dexter's MaKayla Waldner 8-2 in the No. 1 singles match, Kennett's Hadley Hilburn beat Dexter's Mary Miller 8-1 in the No. ...
Dexter girls tennis suffers first loss at Kennett 9-0 (09/03/14)
KENNETT, Mo. - The Dexter varsity girls tennis team suffered its first loss of the season at unbeaten Kennett 9-0 Tuesday afternoon. Kennett's Kate Shetley beat Dexter's MaKayla Waldner 8-2 in the No. 1 singles match, Kennett's Hadley Hilburn beat Dexter's Mary Miller 8-1 in the No. ...
Kennett volleyball tops South Pemiscot (09/02/14)
South Pemiscot volleyball struggled to overcome another strong showing from Kennett. The Indians' junior varsity team won in three sets; 8-25, 25-17, and 25-13. Later, Kennett's varsity group would cruise through two sets, winning 25-10 and 25-13.
Kennett volleyball tops South Pemiscot (09/02/14)
South Pemiscot volleyball struggled to overcome another strong showing from Kennett. The Indians' junior varsity team won in three sets; 8-25, 25-17, and 25-13. Later, Kennett's varsity group would cruise through two sets, winning 25-10 and 25-13.
Kennett beats Dexter, improves to 3-0 (09/02/14)
The Kennett high school tennis team enjoyed another successful day on the court against Dexter.
Kennett beats Dexter, improves to 3-0 (09/02/14)
The Kennett high school tennis team enjoyed another successful day on the court against Dexter.
Kennett now 2-0, following big win over Confluence Prep (08/30/14)
The Kennett high school football team improved to a 2-0 record, after cruising past Confluence Prep Academy 47-6. Now, the Indians set their sights on a crucial matchup against a struggling team from Caruthersville.
Kennett now 2-0, following big win over Confluence Prep (08/30/14)
The Kennett high school football team improved to a 2-0 record, after cruising past Confluence Prep Academy 47-6. Now, the Indians set their sights on a crucial matchup against a struggling team from Caruthersville.
KHS volleyball top Charleston in close, straight sets (08/29/14)
Kennett's high school volleyball team hosted Charleston in their third matchup of the season. While Charleston's varsity and junior varsity fought hard across four sets, Kennett's squad proved slightly more consistent. The first set of the night was fought hard by both junior varsity squads, but despite strong play from Charleston, Kennett eventually prevailed 25-22...
KHS volleyball top Charleston in close, straight sets (08/28/14)
Kennett's high school volleyball team hosted Charleston in their third matchup of the season. While Charleston's varsity and junior varsity fought hard across four sets, Kennett's squad proved slightly more consistent.
KHS volleyball top Charleston in close, straight sets (08/28/14)
Kennett's high school volleyball team hosted Charleston in their third matchup of the season. While Charleston's varsity and junior varsity fought hard across four sets, Kennett's squad proved slightly more consistent.
High school roundup: Central softball team tops Perryville (08/28/14)
All the local high school events reported Wednesday to the Southeast Missourian.
PREP ROUNDUP: Richland wins season opener (08/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ESSEX -- The Richland volleyball team won it's first game of the season Tuesday downing visiting Twin Rivers in straight sets. Richland (1-0) won the first game 25-9 and held off Twin Rivers 25-23 in the second set. The Lady Rebels will host Bell City at 6 p.m. on Thursday...
Bernie defeats Sikeston in straight sets, Dexter takes down Kennett (08/27/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Bernie-Sikeston game is available at this link View Photos Here BERNIE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules varsity volleyball program survived a slow start and put together an electric finish in a 25-23, 25-14 victory against Sikeston Tuesday night...
August 27, 2014 Scoreboard (08/27/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
PREP ROUNDUP: Richland wins season opener (08/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ESSEX -- The Richland volleyball team won it's first game of the season Tuesday downing visiting Twin Rivers in straight sets. Richland (1-0) won the first game 25-9 and held off Twin Rivers 25-23 in the second set. The Lady Rebels will host Bell City at 6 p.m. on Thursday...
Bernie defeats Sikeston in straight sets, Dexter takes down Kennett (08/27/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Bernie-Sikeston game is available at this link View Photos Here BERNIE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules varsity volleyball program survived a slow start and put together an electric finish in a 25-23, 25-14 victory against Sikeston Tuesday night...
Kennett HS volleyball overpowered by Dexter's attack (08/26/14)
The season opener for Kennett's high school volleyball team proved to be a tough one. They dropped every set across junior varsity and varsity; all to a very strong team from Dexter.
August 26, 2014 Scoreboard (08/26/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Kennett HS volleyball overpowered by Dexter's attack (08/26/14)
The season opener for Kennett's high school volleyball team proved to be a tough one. They dropped every set across junior varsity and varsity; all to a very strong team from Dexter.
High school roundup: Panthers rise to top of Woodland Invitational pool (08/26/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
August 25, 2014 Scoreboard (08/25/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Kennett varsity tennis starts off strong over Notre Dame (08/25/14)
Players and spectators at the Kennett High School tennis courts endured temperatures approaching 95 degrees ahead of Monday's game time.
Kennett varsity tennis starts off strong over Notre Dame (08/25/14)
Players and spectators at the Kennett High School tennis courts endured temperatures approaching 95 degrees ahead of Monday's game time.
Kennett topples Fredericktown in season opener (08/23/14)
The KHS football team couldn't have asked for a better start following a 32-19 win against Fredericktown at Metz Cherry Stadium. Dangerously high temperatures forced officials to push game time back one hour. Even then, the effects of the heat took its toll on players throughout the game...
Kennett football team topples Fredericktown in season opener (08/23/14)
The KHS football team couldn't have asked for a better start following a 32-19 win against Fredericktown at Metz Cherry Stadium. Dangerously high temperatures forced officials to push game time back one hour. Even then, the effects of the heat took its toll on players throughout the game...
Kennett vs Fredericktown game time moved back 1 hour (08/22/14)
As officials cite concerns over high temperatures at the previously scheduled kick off time, Friday night's football game at Metz Cherry Stadium will start one hour later. Kennett High School's Athletic Director Laura Ort says Kennett's Week 1 face-off against Fredericktown is now scheduled for 8 p.m. Friday evening. Ort says the event will feature a performance from little twirlers at 7:45 p.m...
New faces look to continue girls tennis success at Dexter (08/20/14)
New faces hope to continue the success of the Dexter girls tennis program this fall. The Bearcats return two of its six starters off of last season's squad that finished 11-5 and placed second in Class 1, District 1. "We had a great year last year," Dexter tennis coach Kurt Lovelady said. "It's definitely a rebuilding year with only one senior on varsity this season, but that's what I said about the boys in the spring and they turned out pretty good...
Kennett HS football and tennis beat the heat, days before season openers (08/19/14)
As of 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, temperatures rose to the low 90s in Kennett. Add the weight of humidity in the air and it felt like 101 degrees.
2014 High School Volleyball Schedules (08/16/14)
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Volleyball class & district assignments released (08/15/14)
Class and district assignments were released Friday for the 2014 and 2015 seasons for high school volleyball. The only SCAA school changing moving up or down a class is Bloomfield. The Wildcats will moved from Class 1 to Class 2 this season. Bloomfield is slated to compete in Class 2, District 2, with Charleston, Puxico, Saxony Lutheran, Scott City, Twin Rivers and Woodland...
After jamboree, Kennett football work to build consistency (08/15/14)
One night removed from the Gatorade Game, football returned to Metz Cherry Stadium Friday night for a jamboree featuring Kennett, Dexter, East Prairie and New Madrid County Central. The event gives players a brief glimpse of competitive action against upcoming district opponents...
After jamboree, Kennett football work to build consistency (08/15/14)
One night removed from the Gatorade Game, football returned to Metz Cherry Stadium Friday night for a jamboree featuring Kennett, Dexter, East Prairie and New Madrid County Central. The event gives players a brief glimpse of competitive action against upcoming district opponents...
Bearcats ready to make noise entering 2014 season (08/15/14)
The Dexter Bearcats varsity football program enters the 2014 season under second-year head coach Justin Peden with an ample supply of players who received playing time last season. The 2014 Dexter roster is composed of 16 seniors, 12 juniors, seven sophomores and 11 freshmen...
Kennett athletics on display at the Gatorade Game (08/14/14)
KENNETT, Mo. - Hours after students finished their first day at school on Thursday, the community in Kennett came together at Metz Cherry Stadium for the annual Bill Martin Gatorade Game, sponsored by the Kennett Rotary club. Admission cost just one bottle of Gatorade. For the price, fans got their first chance to come together to meet all of athletes that will carry Kennett's athletic program through the fall...
Kennett athletics on display at the Gatorade Game (08/14/14)
KENNETT, Mo. - Hours after students finished their first day at school on Thursday, the community in Kennett came together at Metz Cherry Stadium for the annual Bill Martin Gatorade Game, sponsored by the Kennett Rotary club. Admission cost just one bottle of Gatorade. For the price, fans got their first chance to come together to meet all of athletes that will carry Kennett's athletic program through the fall...
Kennett football team bulks up following years of weakness (08/11/14)
"There's really not much of a difference from 2-8 to 1-9." Looking back at his first year as the head coach of Kennett High School's football team, Aaron Pixley knows there is a lot of room for improvement. Such was the case when he was hired on to lead the program in 2013...
KHS Football bulks up, following years of weakness (08/11/14)
"There's really not much of a difference from 2 and 8 to 1 and 9." Looking back at his first year as the Head Coach of Kennett's High School football team, Aaron Pixley knows there is a lot of room for improvement. Such was the case when he was hired on to lead the program in 2013...
KHS Volleyball eyes strong start (08/09/14)
For KHS Volleyball Head Coach Kristy Green, another successful season could depend on the foundation she's help build during her eight years in the program, coupled with an effort to bring students from all sports together in the weight room. Like many teams in the area, full practices began on Monday, more than three weeks before the Indians' first game against Dexter on August 26. But thanks to some hard work by most of the girls over the summer, there isn't a lot of catching up to do...
KHS tennis start path towards potential milestone (08/06/14)
You've seen it time and again at sports programs far and wide: A team enjoys months or years of success, only to become complacent later on and suddenly fall from grace. It's a problem that Kennett High School Tennis Coach Janet Hilburn is working to avoid, as she and her players try to reach a milestone for the program...
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...
Latest updated Rib City Shootout Schedule (July 11-12) (07/11/14)
The schedule has been released for the final Rib City boys basketball tournament this summer. The event is slated for Friday and Saturday at Dexter. Games will be played at the Bearcat Event Center, Dexter Middle School Gymnasium, Dexter High School Gymnasium and Southwest Elementary Gymnasium...
Dexter fall sports schedules released (07/08/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - 2014 fall sports schedules are set at Dexter High School. The Dexter varsity football program is slated to open its season at Ste. Genevieve Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. The Dexter varsity volleyball team will open its season three days later when it hosts Farmington Aug. 25 and the Dexter varsity girls tennis team is slated to host Charleston in its season opener Aug. 26 at 4 p.m. The Dexter boys and girls high school cross country teams begin their respective seasons Sept. 6 at Jackson...
Standard Democrat Baseball Player of the Year: Doug Still (07/05/14)
Still made the most out of his senior year leading the Sikeston Bulldogs with a 3-4 pitching record, 70 strikeouts and a .391 batting average
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...
Tensions mount between Sikeston, Cape Central during first day of Contact Camp (06/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The tension built several plays before. Sikeston's offense was just held scoreless and now it's defense was trying to do the same against Cape Central. But the Tigers were marching. One play was stuffed with a hard tackle by a Sikeston defender up the middle. The very next play went for 15 yards and ended when Cape Central's Kwaychon Chism was brought down hard close to the sideline...
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...
Shooting Camp held June 3-5 (06/13/14)
Basketball camp will continue June 17 through June 19 at Kennett middle school for students entering first grade through eighth grade. Camp begins at 3 p.m., featuring instruction of fundamentals for better ballhandling. Staff will include Kennett middle school and high school coaches, along with Kennett Indians basketball players...
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...
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. ...
Kennett star, Southeast signee Mitchell headed to Cubs (06/07/14)
Kennett baseball standout and Southeast Missouri State signee Kevonte Mitchell said Saturday he no longer plans to play in a Redhawks uniform. The third baseman was selected by the Chicago Cubs in the 13th round of the 2014 MLB draft earlier in the afternoon and said he plans to sign with the organization rather than attend Southeast and play baseball for the reigning Ohio Valley Conference regular-season champion Redhawks...
Coach Driscoll takes reigns for KHS girls basketball (06/06/14)
Kennett fans ... there's a new basketball coach in town. After driving through a heavy thunderstorm, then wading through inches of water at the Kennett High School gym parking lot, I was introduced to the new KHS girls' basketball coach, Richard Driscoll...
Scott City's Robert earns postseason softball honors (06/03/14)
Scott City junior shortstop Lyndsie Robert led the list of local high school players to gain honors in the inaugural spring softball season, being named all-district, all-regional first team and all-state first team. Robert helped lead the Rams to third place in the Class 1 state tournament...
Parker, Bradford to compete at state track meet today and Saturday (05/30/14)
What began in March in practices at Metz Cherry Stadium is ending in Jefferson City at the MSHSAA Class 3 State Track and Field Championships for a pair of Kennett High School athletes. Kennett will be sending Treyvon Bradford and Maliek Parker to the state track meet after the pair qualified in a total of three events at last weekend's Class 3 sectional meet. The meet begins today and concludes Saturday...
Parker, Bradford to compete at state track meet today and Saturday (05/30/14)
What began in March in practices at Metz Cherry Stadium is ending in Jefferson City at the MSHSAA Class 3 State Track and Field Championships for a pair of Kennett High School athletes. Kennett will be sending Treyvon Bradford and Maliek Parker to the state track meet after the pair qualified in a total of three events at last weekend's Class 3 sectional meet. The meet begins today and concludes Saturday...
Bootheel Conference honors its top softball players (05/24/14)
Coming off of what might be the most memorable season in its history, the Bootheel Conference recently announced its all-conference softball team. State champion Kennett led the way with four first-team selections, including Player of the Year Kelsey Washburn. She was joined by teammates Shayla Jansson, Hannah Criswell and Logan Vaughan on the first team, while head coach Kevin McCaig was named the conference's Coach of the Year...
Beck to play golf at Mineral Area (05/24/14)
After three trips to the MSHSAA State Golf Championships during his high school career, Aaron Beck wanted to find a college that was an ideal fit for him. It is safe to say that succeeded. Beck recently signed a letter of intent to play collegiate golf next season at Mineral Area College near Park Hills. The Cardinals compete in Division II of the National Junior College Athletic Association...
Beck to play golf at Mineral Area (05/24/14)
After three trips to the MSHSAA State Golf Championships during his high school career, Aaron Beck wanted to find a college that was an ideal fit for him. It is safe to say that succeeded. Beck recently signed a letter of intent to play collegiate golf next season at Mineral Area College near Park Hills. The Cardinals compete in Division II of the National Junior College Athletic Association...
Bootheel Conference honors its top softball players (05/24/14)
Coming off of what might be the most memorable season in its history, the Bootheel Conference recently announced its all-conference softball team. State champion Kennett led the way with four first-team selections, including Player of the Year Kelsey Washburn. She was joined by teammates Shayla Jansson, Hannah Criswell and Logan Vaughan on the first team, while head coach Kevin McCaig was named the conference's Coach of the Year...
Arlen Pixley to join brother at Kennett (05/23/14)
KENNETT -- Arlen Pixley will be joining his brother at Kennett. The former New Madrid County Central head football and wrestling coach has accepted a position with Kennett as their new defensive coordinator, assistant wrestling and track coach. He will be alongside his brother, Aaron Pixley, who is currently the head football and head wrestling coach...
Turning points break against Tribe in district championship game (05/23/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The Kennett Indians held an early lead in the MSHSAA Class 4, District 1 baseball championship game against Notre Dame Bulldogs and were on the verge of retiring the Bulldogs in order in the bottom of the first inning. However, Luke Haines turned on an Edward Wilson pitch and sent it over the leftfield fence for a game-tying -- and game-changing -- home run, igniting Notre Dame as it rolled to a 12-1 victory over the Tribe Wednesday at VFW Stadium...
Arlen Pixley to join brother Aaron on Tribe coaching staff (05/23/14)
Arlen Pixley will be joining his brother at Kennett. The former New Madrid County Central head football and wrestling coach has accepted a position with Kennett as their new defensive coordinator, assistant wrestling and track coach. He will be alongside his brother, Aaron Pixley, who is currently the head football and head wrestling coach...
Turning points break against Tribe in district championship game (05/23/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The Kennett Indians held an early lead in the MSHSAA Class 4, District 1 baseball championship game against Notre Dame Bulldogs and were on the verge of retiring the Bulldogs in order in the bottom of the first inning. However, Luke Haines turned on an Edward Wilson pitch and sent it over the leftfield fence for a game-tying -- and game-changing -- home run, igniting Notre Dame as it rolled to a 12-1 victory over the Tribe Wednesday at VFW Stadium...
Arlen Pixley to join brother Aaron on Tribe coaching staff (05/23/14)
Arlen Pixley will be joining his brother at Kennett. The former New Madrid County Central head football and wrestling coach has accepted a position with Kennett as their new defensive coordinator, assistant wrestling and track coach. He will be alongside his brother, Aaron Pixley, who is currently the head football and head wrestling coach...
Notre Dame baseball routs Kennett to claim Class 4 District 1 championship (05/22/14)
The Bulldogs defended their district title with a 12-1 win over the Indians.
Wild finish ends season for Bulldogs (05/21/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston senior lefty Doug Still was as dominant as ever in Tuesday's Class 3, District 1 semifinal game against Kennett. But Kennett ace Tyson Campbell was just as sharp and got the biggest play of the game from his defense as the second-seeded Indians held on to defeat No. 3 Sikeston 5-4 at VFW Stadium...
Notre Dame baseball routs Kennett to claim Class 4 District 1 championship (05/21/14)
The Bulldogs defended their district title with a 12-1 win over the Indians.
Beck wraps up career with top-25 finish at state golf (05/21/14)
FREMONT HILLS, Mo. -- Kennett senior Aaron Beck capped his high school career in strong fashion, shooting an 81 on Tuesday to shoot a combined 164, good for a 23rd-place finish at the MSHSAA Class 3 State Golf Championships at Fremont Hills Country Club...
Wild finish ends season for Bulldogs (05/21/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston senior lefty Doug Still was as dominant as ever in Tuesday's Class 3, District 1 semifinal game against Kennett. But Kennett ace Tyson Campbell was just as sharp and got the biggest play of the game from his defense as the second-seeded Indians held on to defeat No. 3 Sikeston 5-4 at VFW Stadium...
Campbell pitches Tribe into final (05/21/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Whenever the Kennett Indians had a big baseball game this season, the first pitcher they always have looked to is Tyson Campbell -- and he delivered time and again. Campbell did it again Tuesday evening, going the distance and striking out 11 batters as the Tribe defeated the Sikeston Bulldogs 5-4 in the semifinals of the MSHSAA Class 4, District 1 Tournament at VFW Stadium...
Campbell pitches Tribe into final (05/21/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Whenever the Kennett Indians had a big baseball game this season, the first pitcher they always have looked to is Tyson Campbell -- and he delivered time and again. Campbell did it again Tuesday evening, going the distance and striking out 11 batters as the Tribe defeated the Sikeston Bulldogs 5-4 in the semifinals of the MSHSAA Class 4, District 1 Tournament at VFW Stadium...
Beck wraps up career with top-25 finish at state golf (05/21/14)
FREMONT HILLS, Mo. -- Kennett senior Aaron Beck capped his high school career in strong fashion, shooting an 81 on Tuesday to shoot a combined 164, good for a 23rd-place finish at the MSHSAA Class 3 State Golf Championships at Fremont Hills Country Club...
A win for the history books: Lady Tribe rolls past Crest Ridge for state softball championship (05/20/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Start spreading the news: the Kennett Lady Indians softball team reigns across the diamonds of Missouri. After having to score three runs in the final two innings to win Friday's semifinal contest, the Lady Tribe scored three runs in the top of the first inning Saturday afternoon and never looked back on the way to a 15-5 victory over the Crest Ridge Lady Cougars in the MSHSAA Class 1 spring softball state championship game...
A win for the history books: Lady Tribe rolls past Crest Ridge for state softball championship (05/20/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Start spreading the news: the Kennett Lady Indians softball team reigns across the diamonds of Missouri. After having to score three runs in the final two innings to win Friday's semifinal contest, the Lady Tribe scored three runs in the top of the first inning Saturday afternoon and never looked back on the way to a 15-5 victory over the Crest Ridge Lady Cougars in the MSHSAA Class 1 spring softball state championship game...
South Pem upsets top-seeded Lions (05/20/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- Zach Whittington might have pitched his best baseball game of the year during the South Pemiscot Bulldogs' biggest game of the year. The junior righthander tossed seven innings of three-hit, one-walk shutout ball as the fourth-seeded Bulldogs upset the top-seeded Senath-Hornersville Lions 5-0 in the semifinals of the MSHSAA Class 2, District 1 Tournament here Monday...
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...
One win away: Late rally sends Lady Tribe to state title game (05/17/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Kennett Lady Indians' third baseman Kelsey Washburn might have said it best -- when little things connect, they turn into big things. In Friday's MSHSAA Class 1 state softball semifinal, those little things connecting turned into a go-ahead, two-run rally in the top of the sixth inning that lifted the Lady Tribe past the Scott City Lady Rams 4-1 and into this afternoon's state championship game at Rains Field...
PREP ROUNDUP: Red Devils fall in final tune-up (05/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Getting one final regular season contest in before districts, the Chaffee Red Devils fell to host Notre Dame on Friday 7-2. A two-run rally in the bottom of the first put the Bulldogs on top for good and a two-run fifth gave them a 4-0 advantage. One final three-run outburst in the sixth gave them their biggest lead of the night, 7-0, before the Red Devils got on the board with two runs in the seventh...
One win away: Late rally sends Lady Tribe to state title game (05/17/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Kennett Lady Indians' third baseman Kelsey Washburn might have said it best -- when little things connect, they turn into big things. In Friday's MSHSAA Class 1 state softball semifinal, those little things connecting turned into a go-ahead, two-run rally in the top of the sixth inning that lifted the Lady Tribe past the Scott City Lady Rams 4-1 and into this afternoon's state championship game at Rains Field...
Scott City softball falls in state semifinal (05/16/14)
The Scott City softball team lost 4-1 to Kennett in a state semifinal Friday.
Scott City faces Kennett in Class 1 spring softball semifinals (05/16/14)
~The Rams' top pitcher missed the first encounter in March When Scott City meets Kennett in today's spring softball Class 1 state semifinal at Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, the Rams will be hoping for a different result than the first time the teams met...
Lady Tribe two wins away from history (05/16/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians find themselves just two wins away from making history on the softball diamond at Rains Field in Poplar Bluff. However, they will have to get past Scott City first. The Lady Indians could become the first girls athletic team in Kennett High School history to win a state championship with two wins at the MSHSAA State Softball Championships -- and just the fourth Kennett team to win a state title -- when they begin play today at 5 p.m. ...
Chaffee, Kennett give Oran two losses in makeup games (05/16/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Making up a pair of games on Thursday the Oran Eagles suffered losses to both Chaffee and Kennett. The Red Devils hammered out 13 hits against the Eagles to cruise to a 13-1 win in five innings via the mercy-rule...
Scott City softball falls in state semifinal (05/16/14)
The Scott City softball team lost 4-1 to Kennett in a state semifinal Friday.
Scott City faces Kennett in Class 1 spring softball semifinals (05/16/14)
The Rams' top pitcher missed the first encounter in March By SCOTT ROSCOVIUS Special to the Southeast Missourian When Scott City meets Kennett in today's spring softball Class 1 state semifinal at Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, the Rams will be hoping for a different result than the first time the teams met...
Tribe gets back on field, shuts out Oran (05/16/14)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Fresh off of a week of rainouts and with the beginning of the Class 4, District 1 Tournament fast approaching, the Kennett Indians needed to get a baseball game under their belts Thursday. The Tribe did just that, battling through rain and traveling an hour and a half to scrape out a 1-0 win against the Oran Eagles here Thursday afternoon. The game originally was scheduled to be played at Kennett, but was moved to Chaffee because of wet fields...
Lady Tribe two wins away from history (05/16/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians find themselves just two wins away from making history on the softball diamond at Rains Field in Poplar Bluff. However, they will have to get past Scott City first. The Lady Indians could become the first girls athletic team in Kennett High School history to win a state championship with two wins at the MSHSAA State Softball Championships -- and just the fourth Kennett team to win a state title -- when they begin play today at 5 p.m. ...
Tribe trio honored by SEMO Conference (05/16/14)
Several Kennett Indians baseball players received recognition when the SEMO Conference recently released its all-conference and all-tournament teams. Pitcher Tyson Campbell shared Pitcher of the Year honors with Wesley Pyles from Poplar Bluff, while Campbell, Kevonte Mitchell and Declan "D.K." Wallace were named first-team all-conference. The trio also was named to the SEMO Conference Tournament's all-tournament team...
High school roundup: Chaffee baseball wins conference (05/16/14)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
Tribe gets back on field, shuts out Oran (05/16/14)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Fresh off of a week of rainouts and with the beginning of the Class 4, District 1 Tournament fast approaching, the Kennett Indians needed to get a baseball game under their belts Thursday. The Tribe did just that, battling through rain and traveling an hour and a half to scrape out a 1-0 win against the Oran Eagles here Thursday afternoon. The game originally was scheduled to be played at Kennett, but was moved to Chaffee because of wet fields...
Tribe trio honored by SEMO Conference (05/16/14)
Several Kennett Indians baseball players received recognition when the SEMO Conference recently released its all-conference and all-tournament teams. Pitcher Tyson Campbell shared Pitcher of the Year honors with Wesley Pyles from Poplar Bluff, while Campbell, Kevonte Mitchell and Declan "D.K." Wallace were named first-team all-conference. The trio also was named to the SEMO Conference Tournament's all-tournament team...
All-conference baseball (05/14/14)
All-SEMO Conference P -- Michael Houchin, jr., Jackson P -- Tyson Campbell, sr., Kennett P -- Wesley Pyles, sr., Poplar Bluff P -- Chase Hagerty, jr., Cape Central P -- Jacob Clark, jr., Sikeston P -- Graham Ruopp, jr., Notre Dame...
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...
Seniors lead Lady Tribe in state quest (05/14/14)
During their quest for a state championship on the softball field this spring, the Kennett Lady Indians have looked to a quartet of seniors for pitching, hitting and leadership along the way. Seniors Shayla Jansson, Kelsey Lawrence, Kacy Oldsen and Kelsey Washburn have been with the program throughout high school and throughout head coach Kevin McCaig's entire tenure at the helm of Kennett softball...
Seniors lead Lady Tribe in state quest (05/14/14)
During their quest for a state championship on the softball field this spring, the Kennett Lady Indians have looked to a quartet of seniors for pitching, hitting and leadership along the way. Seniors Shayla Jansson, Kelsey Lawrence, Kacy Oldsen and Kelsey Washburn have been with the program throughout high school and throughout head coach Kevin McCaig's entire tenure at the helm of Kennett softball...
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...
Beck punches ticket for return to state golf tournament (05/13/14)
ST. LOUIS -- Mission accomplished. That might be the best way to describe Kennett senior Aaron Beck's performance at the MSHSAA Class 3, Sectional 1 Tournament at Quail Creek Golf Club here Monday. Beck shot an 83, good for a three-way tie for 10th place at Quail Creek and for a trip to next week's Class 3 MSHSAA State Golf Championships...
Kennett Indian Booster Club recognizes senior athletes (05/13/14)
The Kennett Indians Booster Club held its 20th annual athletic banquet Friday night at the Kennett Country Club, where it honored its senior athletes. The high school football, tennis, volleyball, girls basketball, boys basketball, track, softball, baseball, cheerleading and golf coaches spoke briefly about the seniors on their respective teams at the event...
Beck punches ticket for return to state golf tournament (05/13/14)
ST. LOUIS -- Mission accomplished. That might be the best way to describe Kennett senior Aaron Beck's performance at the MSHSAA Class 3, Sectional 1 Tournament at Quail Creek Golf Club here Monday. Beck shot an 83, good for a three-way tie for 10th place at Quail Creek and for a trip to next week's Class 3 MSHSAA State Golf Championships...
Kennett Indian Booster Club recognizes senior athletes (05/13/14)
The Kennett Indians Booster Club held its 20th annual athletic banquet Friday night at the Kennett Country Club, where it honored its senior athletes. The high school football, tennis, volleyball, girls basketball, boys basketball, track, softball, baseball, cheerleading and golf coaches spoke briefly about the seniors on their respective teams at the event...
Beck, Satterfield to compete in golf sectionals Monday (05/10/14)
Two local high school golfers remain alive as the 2014 MSHSAA boys' golf season heads to the sectional round. Kennett's Aaron Beck will be competing in a MSHSAA Class 3 sectional at Quail Creek Golf Club in St. Louis, while Easton Satterfield of Senath-Hornersville will compete at a MSHSAA Class 1 sectional at the par-71 Golf Club at Deer Chase, located in Linn Creek near Lake of the Ozarks...
Bernie drops softball quarterfinal to high-powered Kennett offense 16-1 (05/08/14)
BERNIE, Mo. - The Kennett Indians entered Thursday afternoon's state quarterfinal softball contest determined to wait on their pitch after struggling to score in the early innings of their 10-0 state sectional victory against North Pemiscot Monday. "Last game we jumped for the ball and hit on pitcher's counts," Kennett No. ...
Lady Tribe punches ticket to state tourney (05/09/14)
BERNIE, Mo. -- The Kennett Lady Indians entered Thursday afternoon's state quarterfinal softball contest determined to wait on their pitch after struggling to score in the early innings of their state sectional victory against North Pemiscot Monday...
Lady Tribe punches ticket to state tourney (05/09/14)
BERNIE, Mo. -- The Kennett Lady Indians entered Thursday afternoon's state quarterfinal softball contest determined to wait on their pitch after struggling to score in the early innings of their state sectional victory against North Pemiscot Monday...
Tribe stays hot, pulls away for win over Cooter (05/09/14)
Fresh off of winning the SEMO Conference Tournament and with just four games left in the regular games left in the regular season, the Kennett Indians baseball needed to maintain momentum. Mission accomplished. The Tribe got solid pitching from Edward Wilson and Tyson Campbell and used a six-run sixth inning to take a 10-3 win over the Cooter Wildcats Thursday at Indian Park...
Tribe stays hot, pulls away for win over Cooter (05/09/14)
Fresh off of winning the SEMO Conference Tournament and with just four games left in the regular games left in the regular season, the Kennett Indians baseball needed to maintain momentum. Mission accomplished. The Tribe got solid pitching from Edward Wilson and Tyson Campbell and used a six-run sixth inning to take a 10-3 win over the Cooter Wildcats Thursday at Indian Park...
Tribe rallies to down Lions in nine innings (05/09/14)
HOLCOMB, Mo. -- Trailing by three runs in the middle of the sixth inning, the Kennett Indians junior high baseball team could have given up against the Senath-Hornersville Lions. Instead, the Tribe used its abilities on the bases and capitalized on opportunities that were given to pull out a thrilling 8-7 win over Senath-Hornersville in the finals of the Bootheel Conference Tournament here Wednesday...
Bernie drops softball quarterfinal to high-powered Kennett offense 16-1 (05/08/14)
BERNIE, Mo. - The Kennett Indians entered Thursday afternoon's state quarterfinal softball contest determined to wait on their pitch after struggling to score in the early innings of their 10-0 state sectional victory against North Pemiscot Monday. "Last game we jumped for the ball and hit on pitcher's counts," Kennett No. ...
Lady Tribe heads to Bernie with trip to state on the line (05/07/14)
With the Kennett Lady Indians just one win away from making to the MSHSAA Class 1 state softball semifinals, they might be doing a lot of things -- but one of them is not looking past their next opponent. Kennett (22-2) will head up Highway 25 on Thursday afternoon to take on the Bernie Lady Mules in a state quarterfinal contest with a chance to make the state's top four teams in spring high school softball...
Lady Tribe heads to Bernie with trip to state on the line (05/07/14)
With the Kennett Lady Indians just one win away from making to the MSHSAA Class 1 state softball semifinals, they might be doing a lot of things -- but one of them is not looking past their next opponent. Kennett (22-2) will head up Highway 25 on Thursday afternoon to take on the Bernie Lady Mules in a state quarterfinal contest with a chance to make the state's top four teams in spring high school softball...
Sikeston seventh grade basketball player invited to Junior Phenom Camp in San Diego (05/07/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston seventh grader Kevin Jones helped lead the Bulldog seventh grade basketball team to an undefeated season last winter and is now continuing his prowess in the AAU ranks. Jones was recently invited to the Junior Phenom Camp in San Deigo, Calif., while participating with the SEMO Bulls 13U AAU basketball team. Jones attends Sikeston Junior High school and is a two-sport athlete participating in basketball and football...
Dexter girls finish 2nd at SEMO Conference track meet; boys take 5th (05/06/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter boys and girls track teams competed in the six-team SEMO Central Conference track meet Monday. The Dexter girls placed second as a team and the Dexter boys placed fifth. Host Notre Dame finished first in the boys and girls divisions...
Dexter golf team sends four to Class 3 sectional (05/06/14)
FARMINGTON, Mo. - Four Dexter golfers finished in the Top 25 at the Class 3, District 1, golf tournament at Crowne Pointe Golf Club in Farmington, Mo., Monday. Dexter's Ethan Stevens finished tied for eighth with a round of 12-over-par 84. Dexter's Austin Chesser finished tied for 18th with a round of 16-over-par 88. Dexter's Myles Urhahn finished 23rd with a round of 17-over-par 89 and Dexter's Drake Mitchell finished 24th with a round of 18-over-par 90...
Lady Tribe moves into final eight (05/06/14)
It took the Kennett Lady Indians a few innings to get their offense warmed up, but when they did, it was lights out. The Lady Tribe snapped a scoreless tie in the bottom of the fourth inning with a six-run rally, then added four more in the bottom of the sixth to take a 10-0 win over the North Pemiscot Mustangs in a MSHSAA Class 1 sectional at Indian Park...
Fast start lifts Tribe to SEMO Conference Tournament title (05/06/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Sometimes the turning point of a baseball game doesn't occur in the latter part of the contest. Sometimes it happens right at the beginning. The Kennett Indians exemplified that Monday night, getting a three-run homer from Kevonte Mitchell in the top of the first inning to take the early lead, then making it stand up for a 7-5 victory over the top-seeded Notre Dame Bulldogs in the championship game of the SEMO Conference Tournament at Capaha Field...
Kennett has record day at SEMO Central track meet (05/06/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- The Kennett Indians and Lady Indians track teams matched or surpassed a pair of school records as they each finished third at the SEMO Central Conference track meet here Monday at Notre Dame Regional High School. On the boys side, Maliek Parker set a new school record in 100-meter dash with a time of 10.47 seconds, eclipsing the previous record of 10.65 seconds held by Darius Warren...
Fast start lifts Tribe to SEMO Conference Tournament title (05/06/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Sometimes the turning point of a baseball game doesn't occur in the latter part of the contest. Sometimes it happens right at the beginning. The Kennett Indians exemplified that Monday night, getting a three-run homer from Kevonte Mitchell in the top of the first inning to take the early lead, then making it stand up for a 7-5 victory over the top-seeded Notre Dame Bulldogs in the championship game of the SEMO Conference Tournament at Capaha Field...
Lady Tribe moves into final eight (05/06/14)
It took the Kennett Lady Indians a few innings to get their offense warmed up, but when they did, it was lights out. The Lady Tribe snapped a scoreless tie in the bottom of the fourth inning with a six-run rally, then added four more in the bottom of the sixth to take a 10-0 win over the North Pemiscot Mustangs in a MSHSAA Class 1 sectional at Indian Park...
Kennett has record day at SEMO Central track meet (05/06/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- The Kennett Indians and Lady Indians track teams matched or surpassed a pair of school records as they each finished third at the SEMO Central Conference track meet here Monday at Notre Dame Regional High School. On the boys side, Maliek Parker set a new school record in 100-meter dash with a time of 10.47 seconds, eclipsing the previous record of 10.65 seconds held by Darius Warren...
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...
High school roundup: Notre Dame track teams sweep conference meet (05/06/14)
Host Notre Dame swept the boys and girls divisions at the six-team SEMO Central Conference track and field meet Monday. The Bulldogs won 12 of the 18 events in the boys division. Jordan Barber and Rudy McClellan each picked up a pair of first-place finishes for Notre Dame...
Notre Dame falls in title game of SEMO Conference tournament (05/06/14)
Kennett's Bud Hilburn related an early season story after the Indians' 7-5 win over top-seeded Notre Dame in Monday's SEMO Conference tournament championship game at Capaha Field. "At the very beginning of the season there was two or three teams in the conference that were ranked in the state, and everybody was kind of looking at us, and as our coach said, 'We're kind of a like a snake in the grass,'" Hilburn said. "We showed we can play with everybody."...
Notre Dame falls in title game of SEMO Conference tournament (05/06/14)
Kennett's Bud Hilburn related an early season story after the Indians' 7-5 win over top-seeded Notre Dame in Monday's SEMO Conference tournament championship game at Capaha Field. "At the very beginning of the season there was two or three teams in the conference that were ranked in the state, and everybody was kind of looking at us, and as our coach said, 'We're kind of a like a snake in the grass,'" Hilburn said. "We showed we can play with everybody."...
High school roundup: Notre Dame track teams sweep conference meet (05/06/14)
Host Notre Dame swept the boys and girls divisions at the six-team SEMO Central Conference track and field meet Monday. The Bulldogs won 12 of the 18 events in the boys division. Jordan Barber and Rudy McClellan each picked up a pair of first-place finishes for Notre Dame...
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...
Bernie softball team advances to state quarterfinals with 6-5 state sectional victory against Malden (05/05/14)
BERNIE, Mo. - Bernie Mules softball coach Brad Botsch liked his team's chances of securing a walk-off win heading to the bottom of the seventh inning after the Malden Green Wave scored a run in the top of the seventh frame to tie things up at 5-5. "We hoped to win it in the top of the seventh, but that didn't happen," Botsch said. "We had the 3-4-5 hitters coming up and I knew we had a really good shot of getting it done."...
May 5, 2014 Scoreboard (05/05/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Kennett overtakes NMCC 10-4 in SEMO Conference tournament (05/03/14)
SEMO News Service KENNETT -- The Kennett Indians baseball team got just what it needed Friday, and now the Tribe has a chance to win the SEMO Conference Tournament. Kennett scored in each of the first five innings and got solid pitching from Edward Wilson and Payton Burke to make it stand up in a 10-4 victory over the New Madrid County Central Eagles in the first round of the SEMO Conference Tournament at Indian Park...
Kennett overtakes NMCC 10-4 in SEMO Conference tournament (05/03/14)
SEMO News Service KENNETT -- The Kennett Indians baseball team got just what it needed Friday, and now the Tribe has a chance to win the SEMO Conference Tournament. Kennett scored in each of the first five innings and got solid pitching from Edward Wilson and Payton Burke to make it stand up in a 10-4 victory over the New Madrid County Central Eagles in the first round of the SEMO Conference Tournament at Indian Park...
Holcomb standout Houart to play baseball for Three Rivers (05/03/14)
Choosing to play collegiate baseball at Three Rivers College in Poplar Bluff was not a hard choice for Holcomb High School senior Dustin Houart. It then should come as no surprise that Houart recently signed with Three Rivers to continue his baseball career there next season...
Tribe gets past NMCC, will face Poplar Bluff in semifinals today (05/03/14)
The Kennett Indians baseball team got just what it needed Friday, and now the Tribe has a chance to win the SEMO Conference Tournament. Kennett scored in each of the first five innings and got solid pitching from Edward Wilson and Payton Burke to make it stand up in a 10-4 victory over the New Madrid County Central Eagles in the first round of the SEMO Conference Tournament at Indian Park...
Tribe gets past NMCC, will face Poplar Bluff in semifinals today (05/03/14)
The Kennett Indians baseball team got just what it needed Friday, and now the Tribe has a chance to win the SEMO Conference Tournament. Kennett scored in each of the first five innings and got solid pitching from Edward Wilson and Payton Burke to make it stand up in a 10-4 victory over the New Madrid County Central Eagles in the first round of the SEMO Conference Tournament at Indian Park...
Softball sectionals take place Monday (05/03/14)
16 teams begin play in high school softball sectionals Monday in Missouri. On the east side of the state Kennett will host North Pemiscot at 4:30 p.m., Bernie will host Malden at 4 p.m., Leopold will host Scott City (TBA) and Clearwater will host West County at 4:30 p.m. On the west side of the state Forsyth will host Galena at 6 p.m., Osceola will host Mt. Vernon at 5:30 p.m., Crest Ridge will host Green Ridge at 5 p.m. and Santa Fe will host Lone Jack at 6 p.m...
Sikeston prepares for Cape Central again as SEMO Conference Tournament kicks off (05/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- As the final game to be counted in the SEMO Conference Tournament seeding process, Sikeston head coach Alan Scheeter stressed the importance of last Saturday's game against Cape Central. A win, he said, would likely promise the Bulldogs a home game and at least the fourth seed in the tournament...
May 2, 2014 Scoreboard (05/02/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Lady Tribe makes history: Kennett sprints past Lady Lions for first district softball title (05/02/14)
The day that Kennett Lady Indians softball program has waited a long, long time for finally arrived Thursday. The Lady Tribe scored 12 runs in the bottom of the first inning and never looked back as they rolled to a 19-2 victory over the Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions in the championship game of the Class 1, District 2 Tournament at Indian Park...
Lions claw out win in Bootheel showdown at Portageville (05/02/14)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- For the second time in two days, the Senath-Hornersville Lions came up with the runs they needed for victory in the seventh inning. The Lions scored once in the top of the seventh inning to take a 5-4 lead, then made it stand up in the bottom of the seventh to take a crucial district and Bootheel Conference victory over the Portageville Bulldogs here Thursday...
Lady Lions roll past Holcomb into final (05/02/14)
Mike Buhler Daily Dunklin Democrat It is hard to beat a softball team three times in one season. The Holcomb Lady Hornets were reminded of that Wednesday afternoon, as the Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions avenged a pair of losses to Holcomb with a 15-5 victory in the semifinals of the Class 1, District 2 Tournament at Indian Park...
Lady Tribe makes history: Kennett sprints past Lady Lions for first district softball title (05/02/14)
The day that Kennett Lady Indians softball program has waited a long, long time for finally arrived Thursday. The Lady Tribe scored 12 runs in the bottom of the first inning and never looked back as they rolled to a 19-2 victory over the Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions in the championship game of the Class 1, District 2 Tournament at Indian Park...
Lions claw out win in Bootheel showdown at Portageville (05/02/14)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- For the second time in two days, the Senath-Hornersville Lions came up with the runs they needed for victory in the seventh inning. The Lions scored once in the top of the seventh inning to take a 5-4 lead, then made it stand up in the bottom of the seventh to take a crucial district and Bootheel Conference victory over the Portageville Bulldogs here Thursday...
Lady Lions roll past Holcomb into final (05/02/14)
Mike Buhler Daily Dunklin Democrat It is hard to beat a softball team three times in one season. The Holcomb Lady Hornets were reminded of that Wednesday afternoon, as the Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions avenged a pair of losses to Holcomb with a 15-5 victory in the semifinals of the Class 1, District 2 Tournament at Indian Park...
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...
May 1, 2014 Scoreboard (05/01/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Bernie enters latest MBCA state baseball rankings (04/30/14)
The Missouri Baseball Coaches Association released its latest state baseball rankings earlier this week. Bernie is the only SCAA school ranked. The Mules are ranked No. 10 in Class 2. Joining the Mules in Class 2 are: No. 1 Valle Catholic, No. 2 Chaffee, No. 3 Sacred Heart, No. 4 Hartville, No. 5 East Carter County, No. 6 Canton and Portageville, No. 8 Neelyville and No. 9 Linn. Thayer, Crane, Greenville, Holcomb, Billings, Skyline and Spokan received votes in Class 2...
Lockhert adjusting to college game (04/30/14)
Editor's note: This is the sixth in a series of stories where the Daily Dunklin Democrat is catching up with former Kennett High School athletes who currently are playing Division I collegiate sports. Earlier this year, we caught up with Fred Garmon. Last month, we caught up with Adam Grantham, Cameron Wallace and Andy Lack, while earlier this month, we caught up with Logan Dollins. Watch future editions of the Daily Dunklin Democrat for more features on area athletes...
Lockhert adjusting to college game (04/30/14)
Editor's note: This is the sixth in a series of stories where the Daily Dunklin Democrat is catching up with former Kennett High School athletes who currently are playing Division I collegiate sports. Earlier this year, we caught up with Fred Garmon. Last month, we caught up with Adam Grantham, Cameron Wallace and Andy Lack, while earlier this month, we caught up with Logan Dollins. Watch future editions of the Daily Dunklin Democrat for more features on area athletes...
Third time a charm for Lady Tribe (04/29/14)
MALDEN, Mo. -- Granted, it's cliché, but the third time definitely was a charm for the Kennett Lady Indians softball team. In a season where the Lady Tribe has made a reputation for offensive firepower, the team arguably played its best game of the season in a 1-0 victory over the Portageville Lady Bulldogs in the championship game of the Bootheel Conference Tournament here Saturday...
Tribe downs Nettleton to win fifth straight game (04/29/14)
JONESBORO, Ark. -- The Kennett Indians baseball team got a strong pitching performance from junior Landon Vaughan and pounded out 12 hits to take an 8-6 win over the Nettleton Raiders here on Saturday afternoon. "It was a good win for us," Kennett coach Aaron New said. "Landon Vaughan did an outstanding job of pitching for us. We got timely hits and were able to make it stand up at the end."...
Third time a charm for Lady Tribe (04/29/14)
MALDEN, Mo. -- Granted, it's cliché, but the third time definitely was a charm for the Kennett Lady Indians softball team. In a season where the Lady Tribe has made a reputation for offensive firepower, the team arguably played its best game of the season in a 1-0 victory over the Portageville Lady Bulldogs in the championship game of the Bootheel Conference Tournament here Saturday...
Tribe downs Nettleton to win fifth straight game (04/29/14)
JONESBORO, Ark. -- The Kennett Indians baseball team got a strong pitching performance from junior Landon Vaughan and pounded out 12 hits to take an 8-6 win over the Nettleton Raiders here on Saturday afternoon. "It was a good win for us," Kennett coach Aaron New said. "Landon Vaughan did an outstanding job of pitching for us. We got timely hits and were able to make it stand up at the end."...
Tribe stays hot with win at Gosnell (04/26/14)
GOSNELL, Ark. -- The Kennett Indians baseball team scored twice in the top of the sixth inning and added another run in the top of the seventh to pull out a 5-2 win over the Gosnell Pirates here Friday. The Tribe (10-5) has won four straight and six of its last seven games...
Lady Tribe dominates South Pem (04/26/14)
In a season full of fast starts and explosive scoring for the Kennett Lady Indians softball team, Friday's performance was the best yet. The Lady Tribe scored 20 runs in the bottom of the first inning -- that's right, 20 runs in one inning -- and tied its season high for runs scored in a 26-1, three-inning victory over the South Pemiscot Lady Bulldogs in the first round of the Bootheel Conference Tournament at Indian Park Friday afternoon...
Tribe stays hot with win at Gosnell (04/26/14)
GOSNELL, Ark. -- The Kennett Indians baseball team scored twice in the top of the sixth inning and added another run in the top of the seventh to pull out a 5-2 win over the Gosnell Pirates here Friday. The Tribe (10-5) has won four straight and six of its last seven games...
Lady Tribe dominates South Pem (04/26/14)
In a season full of fast starts and explosive scoring for the Kennett Lady Indians softball team, Friday's performance was the best yet. The Lady Tribe scored 20 runs in the bottom of the first inning -- that's right, 20 runs in one inning -- and tied its season high for runs scored in a 26-1, three-inning victory over the South Pemiscot Lady Bulldogs in the first round of the Bootheel Conference Tournament at Indian Park Friday afternoon...
Cooter brings halt to Lions' winning streak in rain (04/25/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- Tyler McElvain pitched seven innings of one-run, five-hit baseball as the Cooter Wildcats halted the Senath-Hornersville Lions' eight-game winning streak with a rain-soaked 5-1 win here Thursday. Cooter took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the second inning when Riley Hickerson singled and later scored on Riley Maddox's base hit...
Lady Tribe rolls into postseason (04/25/14)
With the Bootheel Conference Tournament kicking off this afternoon and the Class 1, District 2 Tournament following next week, the Kennett Lady Indians softball team needed a big win to get some momentum for both tournaments. Mission accomplished. The Lady Tribe scored two or more runs three times on Thursday and once again got great pitching to roll to a 10-0, five-inning win against the South Pemiscot Lady Bulldogs in a Bootheel Conference contest Thursday at Indian Park...
Lady Tribe rolls into postseason (04/25/14)
With the Bootheel Conference Tournament kicking off this afternoon and the Class 1, District 2 Tournament following next week, the Kennett Lady Indians softball team needed a big win to get some momentum for both tournaments. Mission accomplished. The Lady Tribe scored two or more runs three times on Thursday and once again got great pitching to roll to a 10-0, five-inning win against the South Pemiscot Lady Bulldogs in a Bootheel Conference contest Thursday at Indian Park...
Cooter brings halt to Lions' winning streak in rain (04/25/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- Tyler McElvain pitched seven innings of one-run, five-hit baseball as the Cooter Wildcats halted the Senath-Hornersville Lions' eight-game winning streak with a rain-soaked 5-1 win here Thursday. Cooter took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the second inning when Riley Hickerson singled and later scored on Riley Maddox's base hit...
PREP ROUNDUP: Pavy's big day lifts Risco past Gideon, Chaffee downs Charleston (04/24/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com GIDEON -- Jordon Pavy got the win on the mound and led Risco at the plate during the Tigers' 11-7 Tri-County Conference win over Gideon. After entering in the third inning Pavy pitched four scoreless innings where he struck out four. He also went 3 for 4 at the dish hitting two doubles and a triple while scoring four runs...
Mitchell to play baseball at SEMO (04/23/14)
From the time that he got the game-winning hit in the district championship game in 2011, Kevonte Mitchell has established himself as a one-of-a-kind high school baseball player. Mitchell now plans to take his game to the next level, having signed a letter of intent on Monday to play college baseball for Southeast Missouri State University next season...
Washburn, Lady Tribe slam Malden (04/23/14)
In a senior year filled with many memorable games, Kelsey Washburn might have just had her most memorable yet. The Kennett Lady Indians senior blasted two runs -- including a walkoff grand slam -- and drove in eight runs on the day as the Lady Tribe routed the Malden Lady Wave 18-0 in four innings at Indian Park on Tuesday afternoon...
Mitchell to play baseball at SEMO (04/23/14)
From the time that he got the game-winning hit in the district championship game in 2011, Kevonte Mitchell has established himself as a one-of-a-kind high school baseball player. Mitchell now plans to take his game to the next level, having signed a letter of intent on Monday to play college baseball for Southeast Missouri State University next season...
Washburn, Lady Tribe slam Malden (04/23/14)
In a senior year filled with many memorable games, Kelsey Washburn might have just had her most memorable yet. The Kennett Lady Indians senior blasted two runs -- including a walkoff grand slam -- and drove in eight runs on the day as the Lady Tribe routed the Malden Lady Wave 18-0 in four innings at Indian Park on Tuesday afternoon...
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...
Campbell, Tribe dominate NMCC (04/22/14)
The Kennett Indians seem to be coming together on the baseball diamond as the season starts to get closer to the stretch drive. The Tribe picked up it fifth win in the last six games on Monday, shutting out the New Madrid County Central Eagles 10-0 in a SEMO Conference game behind a one-hitter from Tyson Campbell...
Lady Tribe wins pair by 15-run rule (04/22/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians softball team has gotten in quite a habit of not letting games go the full seven innings -- or even four or five sometimes. The Lady Tribe did it again twice on Monday, defeating the Blytheville (Ark.) Lady Chickasaws 15-0 in the first game of a doubleheader at Indian Park, then defeating the New Madrid County Central Lady Eagles 22-0 in the nightcap...
Golf newest sport at Senath-Hornersville (04/22/14)
Senath-Hornersville High School has built up quite a reputation in athletics -- a high school baseball team that has won a state title and a boys basketball team that has made it to the state semifinals since the turn of the millennium, among many other successful sports...
Lady Tribe wins pair by 15-run rule (04/22/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians softball team has gotten in quite a habit of not letting games go the full seven innings -- or even four or five sometimes. The Lady Tribe did it again twice on Monday, defeating the Blytheville (Ark.) Lady Chickasaws 15-0 in the first game of a doubleheader at Indian Park, then defeating the New Madrid County Central Lady Eagles 22-0 in the nightcap...
Campbell, Tribe dominate NMCC (04/22/14)
The Kennett Indians seem to be coming together on the baseball diamond as the season starts to get closer to the stretch drive. The Tribe picked up it fifth win in the last six games on Monday, shutting out the New Madrid County Central Eagles 10-0 in a SEMO Conference game behind a one-hitter from Tyson Campbell...
New MLB umpire has ties to Kennett (04/22/14)
When Marcus Pattillo started umpiring, it was simply for those extra few dollars that all teenagers want to have during the summer break. At the time, Pattillo didn't realize it was going to some day become a part of his life's work. "I don't remember the year, but it was for the Park Department there (in Poplar Bluff)," Pattillo said of how he got his start in calling baseball games. ...
Dollins marches on comeback trail (04/15/14)
Editor's note: This is the fifth in a series of stories where the Daily Dunklin Democrat is catching up with former Kennett High School athletes who currently are playing Division I collegiate sports. Earlier this year, we caught up with Fred Garmon. Last month, we caught up with Adam Grantham, Cameron Wallace and Andy Lack. Watch future editions of the Daily Dunklin Democrat for more features on area athletes...
Tribe goes 3-1 at Easter Slam (04/19/14)
DYERSBURG, Tenn. -- The Kennett Indians baseball team could be coming together at the right time. The Tribe finds itself sitting at 8-5 and winners of four of its last five games after winning three of its four games at the Easter Slam tournament here Thursday and Friday...
Lady Tribe routs Southland (04/19/14)
Fresh off of a shutout loss the previous day, the Kennett Lady Indians took out their frustrations on the Southland Lady Rebels Friday afternoon. The Lady Tribe made quick work of Southland Friday at Indian Park, defeating the Lady Rebels 15-0 in three innings...
Tribe goes 3-1 at Easter Slam (04/19/14)
DYERSBURG, Tenn. -- The Kennett Indians baseball team could be coming together at the right time. The Tribe finds itself sitting at 8-5 and winners of four of its last five games after winning three of its four games at the Easter Slam tournament here Thursday and Friday...
Lady Tribe routs Southland (04/19/14)
Fresh off of a shutout loss the previous day, the Kennett Lady Indians took out their frustrations on the Southland Lady Rebels Friday afternoon. The Lady Tribe made quick work of Southland Friday at Indian Park, defeating the Lady Rebels 15-0 in three innings...
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...
Campbell, Tribe outduel Sikeston (04/18/14)
The Kennett Indians only managed three hits off of Doug Still and the Sikeston Bulldogs on Wednesday -- but two of them came at just the right time for the Tribe. Tyson Campbell's sixth-inning base hit off of Still tied the score, then Bud Hilburn's hit three batters later chased home the go-ahead runs to give Kennett at 3-1 win over the Bulldogs in a key district and SEMO Conference game at Indian Park...
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...
Campbell, Tribe outduel Sikeston (04/18/14)
The Kennett Indians only managed three hits off of Doug Still and the Sikeston Bulldogs on Wednesday -- but two of them came at just the right time for the Tribe. Tyson Campbell's sixth-inning base hit off of Still tied the score, then Bud Hilburn's hit three batters later chased home the go-ahead runs to give Kennett at 3-1 win over the Bulldogs in a key district and SEMO Conference game at Indian Park...
Bulldogs fall to Kennett on the road 3-1 (04/17/14)
SIKESTON -- The Kennett Indians only managed three hits off of Doug Still and the Sikeston Bulldogs on Wednesday -- but two of them came at just the right time for the Tribe. Tyson Campbell's sixth-inning base hit off of Still tied the score, then Bud Hilburn's hit three batters later chased home the go-ahead runs to give Kennett at 3-1 win over the Bulldogs in a key district and SEMO Conference game at Indian Park...
Bulldogs fall to Kennett on the road 3-1 (04/17/14)
SIKESTON -- The Kennett Indians only managed three hits off of Doug Still and the Sikeston Bulldogs on Wednesday -- but two of them came at just the right time for the Tribe. Tyson Campbell's sixth-inning base hit off of Still tied the score, then Bud Hilburn's hit three batters later chased home the go-ahead runs to give Kennett at 3-1 win over the Bulldogs in a key district and SEMO Conference game at Indian Park...
Lady Tribe wins Kennett Invitational as boys take second (04/16/14)
Home sweet home. After spending the first three weeks of the 2014 track and field season, the Kennett Indians and Lady Indians made their home debut Tuesday in the Kennett Invitational at Metz Cherry Stadium. The Lady Tribe ran away with the girls' title, while the boys finished second behind East Prairie...
Lady Tribe sinks Senath-Hornersville (04/16/14)
The big inning was big for the Kennett Lady Indians softball team once again. The Lady Tribe scored 11 times in the bottom of the second inning to break a scoreless tie and propel itself to a 16-1 win over the Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions in a Bootheel Conference game -- and also a key district game for both teams...
Lady Tribe wins Kennett Invitational as boys take second (04/16/14)
Home sweet home. After spending the first three weeks of the 2014 track and field season, the Kennett Indians and Lady Indians made their home debut Tuesday in the Kennett Invitational at Metz Cherry Stadium. The Lady Tribe ran away with the girls' title, while the boys finished second behind East Prairie...
Lady Tribe sinks Senath-Hornersville (04/16/14)
The big inning was big for the Kennett Lady Indians softball team once again. The Lady Tribe scored 11 times in the bottom of the second inning to break a scoreless tie and propel itself to a 16-1 win over the Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions in a Bootheel Conference game -- and also a key district game for both teams...
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.