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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)
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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)
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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.
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...
Arkansas State 'best of both worlds' for Washburn (04/15/14)
Arkansas State University is a natural fit for Kelsey Washburn for many reasons, so it should come as no surprise that the Kennett High School standout recently signed a letter of intent to play college softball for the Jonesboro, Ark. university. The school is close to home for Washburn -- approximately one hour away from Kennett -- plus her older sister is a student there and the softball team is in the process of making the transition from being a club team to a full-fledged Division I program.. ...
Arkansas State 'best of both worlds' for Washburn (04/15/14)
Arkansas State University is a natural fit for Kelsey Washburn for many reasons, so it should come as no surprise that the Kennett High School standout recently signed a letter of intent to play college softball for the Jonesboro, Ark. university. The school is close to home for Washburn -- approximately one hour away from Kennett -- plus her older sister is a student there and the softball team is in the process of making the transition from being a club team to a full-fledged Division I program.. ...
April 15, 2014 Scoreboard (04/15/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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...
Sikeston boys fare well during Twilight Relays (04/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston boys track team ended with eight first place finishes during Sikeston's annual Twilight Relays meet at Sikeston High School Friday. Other than two open events, the 100-meter dash and 1600-meter run, the Twilight Relays combine all competitors times and distances for an overall score. No team scores were kept and a best overall was recorded in each field event. 11 schools competed in the boys meet and nine in the girls...
Seventh-grade Lady Tribe wins title; eighth-graders take second after losing battle with Malden (04/12/14)
CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. -- The Kennett Lady Indians seventh-grade volleyball team capped a memorable season with a memorable finish. Facing the top-seeded and undefeated Malden Lady Wave in the championship game of the Bootheel Conference Tournament, the Lady Tribe rallied for a 21-25, 26-24, 25-22 victory to upset Malden and capture the tournament title...
Seventh-grade Lady Tribe wins title; eighth-graders take second after losing battle with Malden (04/12/14)
CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. -- The Kennett Lady Indians seventh-grade volleyball team capped a memorable season with a memorable finish. Facing the top-seeded and undefeated Malden Lady Wave in the championship game of the Bootheel Conference Tournament, the Lady Tribe rallied for a 21-25, 26-24, 25-22 victory to upset Malden and capture the tournament title...
Lady Lions outslug Caruthersville; Kennett track competes at Sikeston Twilight Relays (04/12/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- The Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions scored in every inning and put up an amazing 24 runs in a 24-20 slugfest victory over the Caruthersville Lady Tigers here Friday night in a Bootheel Conference game. The Lady Lions scored 10 runs in the top of the fifth inning to take an 18-11 lead and led 24-14 entering the bottom of the seventh inning before Caruthersville scored six times to make it close at the end...
Sikeston boys fare well during Twilight Relays (04/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston boys track team ended with eight first place finishes during Sikeston's annual Twilight Relays meet at Sikeston High School Friday. Other than two open events, the 100-meter dash and 1600-meter run, the Twilight Relays combine all competitors times and distances for an overall score. No team scores were kept and a best overall was recorded in each field event. 11 schools competed in the boys meet and nine in the girls...
Lady Tribe rides another fast start past Campbell (04/11/14)
The two cornerstones for the Kennett Lady Indians softball team this spring have been fast starts on offense and great pitching to make it stand up. Thursday was no exception, as the Lady Tribe scored 10 runs in the top of the first inning and never looked back in a 20-1, three-inning victory over the Campbell Lady Camels at Indian Park...
State-ranked Notre Dame denies Tribe (04/11/14)
For the first six innings of Thursday's SEMO Conference baseball game, the Kennett Indians were right there with state-ranked Notre Dame. However, the Bulldogs -- the No. 2 team in Class 4 -- scored three times in the top of the seventh inning to get some late breathing room and defeat Kennett 10-6 at Indian Park...
Whitfield breaks KHS high jump record (04/11/14)
Saying that the Kennett Lady Indians shook off a slow start against the Caruthersville Lady Tigers Wednesday afternoon is a big understatement. After the Lady Tribe's leadoff hitter struck out in the bottom of the first inning, 11 of the next 12 batters reached base safely in a 10-run first inning on the way to a 16-0 victory over Caruthersville in softball action at Indian Park...
State-ranked Notre Dame denies Tribe (04/11/14)
For the first six innings of Thursday's SEMO Conference baseball game, the Kennett Indians were right there with state-ranked Notre Dame. However, the Bulldogs -- the No. 2 team in Class 4 -- scored three times in the top of the seventh inning to get some late breathing room and defeat Kennett 10-6 at Indian Park...
Holifield selected to MBCA Hall of Fame (04/11/14)
Sikeston head boys basketball coach -- and Senath native -- Gregg Holifield has accomplished much in his coaching career, and now he is receiving the ultimate compliment for his success. The Missouri Basketball Coaches Association will induct Holifield into its Hall of Fame in a ceremony to be held April 26 at noon at the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame in Springfield...
Lady Tribe rides another fast start past Campbell (04/11/14)
The two cornerstones for the Kennett Lady Indians softball team this spring have been fast starts on offense and great pitching to make it stand up. Thursday was no exception, as the Lady Tribe scored 10 runs in the top of the first inning and never looked back in a 20-1, three-inning victory over the Campbell Lady Camels at Indian Park...
Whitfield breaks KHS high jump record (04/11/14)
Saying that the Kennett Lady Indians shook off a slow start against the Caruthersville Lady Tigers Wednesday afternoon is a big understatement. After the Lady Tribe's leadoff hitter struck out in the bottom of the first inning, 11 of the next 12 batters reached base safely in a 10-run first inning on the way to a 16-0 victory over Caruthersville in softball action at Indian Park...
Notre Dame baseball team improves to 9-0 with win over Kennett (04/11/14)

The Bulldogs used a three-run HR by Chase Urhahn to defeat Kennett 10-6 By Mike Buhler Daily Dunklin Democrat For the first six innings of Thursday's SEMO Conference baseball game, the Kennett Indians were right there with state-ranked Notre Dame...

Notre Dame baseball team improves to 9-0 with win over Kennett (04/11/14)
~The Bulldogs used a three-run HR by Chase Urhahn to defeat Kennett 10-6 For the first six innings of Thursday's SEMO Conference baseball game, the Kennett Indians were right there with state-ranked Notre Dame...
April 9, 2014 Scoreboard (04/09/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Local teams to feel effects of district realignment (04/09/14)
The winds of change are blowing for some local teams as the Missouri High School Activities Association recently announced class and district alignments for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons. Class assignments are based on school enrollments. For basketball, the state's 128 smallest schools are in Class 1. Classes 2 and 3 also consist of 128 schools each, while the next 96 schools make up Class 4. The remainder -- the state's largest schools -- are in Class 5...
Tribe battles through rain at KCC; Kennett baseball rallies from nine runs down to win (04/09/14)
It was definitely a wild Tuesday for Kennett High School sports, thanks in part to the rain. The Kennett Indians golf team battled rain, the Poplar Bluff Mules and the Senath-Hornersville Lions in a match at Kennett Country Club, while the Tribe baseball team saw the rain move its game to Portageville -- and game that will go down as one of the most memorable ever in Kennett history...
Tribe battles through rain at KCC; Kennett baseball rallies from nine runs down to win (04/09/14)
It was definitely a wild Tuesday for Kennett High School sports, thanks in part to the rain. The Kennett Indians golf team battled rain, the Poplar Bluff Mules and the Senath-Hornersville Lions in a match at Kennett Country Club, while the Tribe baseball team saw the rain move its game to Portageville -- and game that will go down as one of the most memorable ever in Kennett history...
Local teams to feel effects of district realignment (04/09/14)
The winds of change are blowing for some local teams as the Missouri High School Activities Association recently announced class and district alignments for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons. Class assignments are based on school enrollments. For basketball, the state's 128 smallest schools are in Class 1. Classes 2 and 3 also consist of 128 schools each, while the next 96 schools make up Class 4. The remainder -- the state's largest schools -- are in Class 5...
Tribe picks up pair of wins (04/08/14)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Getting a pair of huge road wins was just what the doctor ordered for the Kennett Indians baseball team. The Tribe opened the afternoon Saturday by routing the Seckman Jaguars 14-2, then closed the day with a hard-fought 3-2 victory over host Jackson in a SEMO Conference contest...
Lady Tribe rolls past NMCC to bring home tourney title (04/08/14)
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- If there was any doubt that the Kennett Lady Indians were going to be a force to be reckoned with on the softball diamond this spring, they removed it with authority on Saturday. The Lady Tribe not only won the New Madrid tournament, they won it in dominating fashion, routing Delta 11-0 in the semifinals and defeating perennial nemesis New Madrid County Central 10-0 in the championship game...
Lady Tribe rolls past NMCC to bring home tourney title (04/08/14)
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- If there was any doubt that the Kennett Lady Indians were going to be a force to be reckoned with on the softball diamond this spring, they removed it with authority on Saturday. The Lady Tribe not only won the New Madrid tournament, they won it in dominating fashion, routing Delta 11-0 in the semifinals and defeating perennial nemesis New Madrid County Central 10-0 in the championship game...
Tribe picks up pair of wins (04/08/14)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Getting a pair of huge road wins was just what the doctor ordered for the Kennett Indians baseball team. The Tribe opened the afternoon Saturday by routing the Seckman Jaguars 14-2, then closed the day with a hard-fought 3-2 victory over host Jackson in a SEMO Conference contest...
New assignments released for high school basketball districts for 2015 & 2016 (04/08/14)
Multiple SCAA schools will have a different path to a district basketball title or the state final four next season. The Missouri High School Activities Association announced class and district alignments Saturday for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons...
Local athletes win awards at BA Sports Extravaganza (04/07/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the event is available at this link: View Photos Here The 2014 BA Sports All-Star Extravaganza took place Saturday at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter. Over 65 area schools competed in volleyball and basketball all-star games and skills competitions...
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...
Kennett track teams each take third at East Prairie (04/05/14)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- The Kennett Indians and Lady Indians track teams each finished third at the Eva G. Hinshaw meet here Friday. The Tribe finished third with 65 points on the boys side, as Charleston won the meet with 107 points and host East Prairie was second with 95. On the girls side, the Lady Tribe was third with 77 points, behind first-place Kelly (106 points) and McCracken County, Ky. (98)...
Fast start fuels Lady Tribe again (04/05/14)
HOLCOMB, Mo. -- After a slow start this spring, the Kennett Lady Indians are becoming known as a fast starting team on the softball field. For the fourth game in a row, the Lady Tribe raced out to a double-digit lead and made it stand up, this time for a 17-7 win against the Holcomb Lady Hornets here Friday in a Bootheel Conference contest...
Fast start fuels Lady Tribe again (04/05/14)
HOLCOMB, Mo. -- After a slow start this spring, the Kennett Lady Indians are becoming known as a fast starting team on the softball field. For the fourth game in a row, the Lady Tribe raced out to a double-digit lead and made it stand up, this time for a 17-7 win against the Holcomb Lady Hornets here Friday in a Bootheel Conference contest...
Kennett track teams each take third at East Prairie (04/05/14)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- The Kennett Indians and Lady Indians track teams each finished third at the Eva G. Hinshaw meet here Friday. The Tribe finished third with 65 points on the boys side, as Charleston won the meet with 107 points and host East Prairie was second with 95. On the girls side, the Lady Tribe was third with 77 points, behind first-place Kelly (106 points) and McCracken County, Ky. (98)...
April 5, 2014 Scoreboard (04/05/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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...
Mitchell leads all-region team (04/04/14)
The 2014 southeast Missouri all-region basketball teams were released Thursday evening, and the Bootheel is well-represented on the squad. Kennett's Kevonte Mitchell, Cortez Dobbins of Malden, Caruthersville's Darrell Monroe, Anthony Primer of South Pemiscot and Hayti's Frankie Burden were first-team selections for the boys, while Carrie Shephard of South Pemiscot was a first-teamer on the girls side...
Mitchell leads all-region team (04/04/14)
The 2014 southeast Missouri all-region basketball teams were released Thursday evening, and the Bootheel is well-represented on the squad. Kennett's Kevonte Mitchell, Cortez Dobbins of Malden, Caruthersville's Darrell Monroe, Anthony Primer of South Pemiscot and Hayti's Frankie Burden were first-team selections for the boys, while Carrie Shephard of South Pemiscot was a first-teamer on the girls side...
Lady Tribe fires on all cylinders against Dexter (04/04/14)
Every once in a while, a softball team just has one of those days where everything falls into place. Tuesday was one of those days for the Kennett Lady Indians. The Lady Tribe scored nine runs in the first two innings, giving pitcher Madison Pickens all the support that she would need in tossing a one-hit, 11-0 shutout of the Dexter Lady Bearcats at Indian Park...
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...
BRIEFLY: Kennett softball routs Dexter; baseball falls to Malden (04/02/14)
Editor's note: Because of mechanical problems, the Daily Dunklin Democrat had an early deadline Monday and Tuesday of this week. Tuesday's local sports stories will run in Friday's edition. We apologize for the inconvenience. It was a mixed day for Kennett's sports teams Tuesday at Indian Park...
Lady Tribe dominates Scott City (04/02/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians have not been backing away from playing tough competition to open the softball season. The Lady Tribe faced another tough foe Monday in the Scott City Lady Rams, but rose to the occasion with a blend of timely hits and solid pitching to take a 10-3 victory at Indian Park...
Lady Tribe dominates Scott City (04/02/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians have not been backing away from playing tough competition to open the softball season. The Lady Tribe faced another tough foe Monday in the Scott City Lady Rams, but rose to the occasion with a blend of timely hits and solid pitching to take a 10-3 victory at Indian Park...
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.
The 2014 Terrific Ten Basketball Team: Mitchell selected as Player of the Year (03/29/14)
Kevonte Mitchell's signature game for the Kennett Indians might have came on a night when he didn't get what he wanted most -- a victory. The Kennett senior scored 35 points and pulled down a school-record 26 rebounds in a Jan. 31 contest at Charleston, but the Tribe lost 79-75 to the Class 3 power. Nevertheless, it was games like that has earned Mitchell several postseason honors, including being selected as the Daily Dunklin Democrat Player of the Year in basketball, which headlines the newspaper's Terrific Ten Basketball Team.
The 2014 Terrific Ten Basketball Team: Mitchell selected as Player of the Year (03/29/14)
Kevonte Mitchell's signature game for the Kennett Indians might have came on a night when he didn't get what he wanted most -- a victory. The Kennett senior scored 35 points and pulled down a school-record 26 rebounds in a Jan. 31 contest at Charleston, but the Tribe lost 79-75 to the Class 3 power. Nevertheless, it was games like that has earned Mitchell several postseason honors, including being selected as the Daily Dunklin Democrat Player of the Year in basketball, which headlines the newspaper's Terrific Ten Basketball Team.
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...
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...
SEMO commitment, SEMO Conference awards highlight big day for Noe (03/27/14)
Dexter senior Hannah Noe verbally committed to join the Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team on the same day as the SEMO Conference award announcements.
Noe, Bogan take top SEMO honors (03/27/14)
POPLAR BLUFF --Hannah Noe had a memorable day. When the Dexter senior woke up Wednesday morning, she didn't realize that she would be committing to a Division I college and win the award for top girls basketball player in the SEMO Conference. A few short hours after committing to Southeast Missouri State University, Noe brought home a bulk of the honors given out at the 56th Annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Basketball Banquet at the Black River Coliseum. ...
Big hits power Tribe past Dexter (03/27/14)
The Dexter Bearcats did a great job of handling Kevonte Mitchell three of the four times that he came to bat against them. Fortunately for the Kennett Indians, there was that one other time. Mitchell blasted a three-run homer in the bottom of the third inning Wednesday afternoon to fuel a six-run rally and lead the Tribe past Dexter 8-2 in a SEMO Conference baseball game at Indian Park...
Tribe blends experience and youth (03/27/14)
The Kennett Indians will open the golf season this afternoon at Bloomfield with a blend of experience and youth on their squad. The Tribe returns three players from last spring's squad that won the SEMO Conference South title in senior Aaron Beck, junior Colin Byers and sophomore Brenden Sweger. Joining that trio will be newcomers Chris Crawford and Will Heinen, both of whom are sophomores...
Big hits power Tribe past Dexter (03/27/14)
The Dexter Bearcats did a great job of handling Kevonte Mitchell three of the four times that he came to bat against them. Fortunately for the Kennett Indians, there was that one other time. Mitchell blasted a three-run homer in the bottom of the third inning Wednesday afternoon to fuel a six-run rally and lead the Tribe past Dexter 8-2 in a SEMO Conference baseball game at Indian Park...
Tribe blends experience and youth (03/27/14)
The Kennett Indians will open the golf season this afternoon at Bloomfield with a blend of experience and youth on their squad. The Tribe returns three players from last spring's squad that won the SEMO Conference South title in senior Aaron Beck, junior Colin Byers and sophomore Brenden Sweger. Joining that trio will be newcomers Chris Crawford and Will Heinen, both of whom are sophomores...
McPherson signs letter with Rhodes (03/27/14)
Bron McPherson believes that Rhodes College offers him what he calls the "best of both worlds," so it should not be a surprise that the Kennett High School senior recently signed a letter of intent to play football for the Memphis school beginning this fall...
McPherson signs letter with Rhodes (03/27/14)
Bron McPherson believes that Rhodes College offers him what he calls the "best of both worlds," so it should not be a surprise that the Kennett High School senior recently signed a letter of intent to play football for the Memphis school beginning this fall...
Noe, Bogan headline All-SEMO Conference list (03/27/14)
Mitchell, Shetley also named All-SEMO Conference
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Hannah Noe had a memorable day. When the Dexter senior woke up Wednesday morning, she didn't realize that she would be committing to a Division I college and win the award for top girls basketball player in the SEMO Conference.
Kennett hands Dexter first baseball loss 8-2 (03/27/14)
KENNETT, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats did a great job of handling Kevonte Mitchell three of the four times that he came to bat against them. Unfortunately for the Bearcats, there was that one other time. Mitchell blasted a three-run homer in the bottom of the third inning Wednesday afternoon to fuel a six-run rally and lead the Kennett Indians past Dexter 8-2 in a SEMO Conference baseball game at Indian Park...
Coaches release all-state basketball picks (03/27/14)
Several players from Southeast Missouri were selected to the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association all-state basketball teams, which were released Wednesday. Oak Ridge senior Ryan Below was picked as the Class 1 boys player of the year after averaging 23.5 points, 14.3 rebounds and 5.2 steals a game during his senior year for the Blue Jays...
Dexter baseball team edges Malden 4-3 in season opener (03/26/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - Dexter baseball coach Brian Becker didn't hesitate to give No. 2 hitter Austin Aldridge the bunt sign a third time after he obtained two strikes attempting to bunt with runners at first and second and nobody out. "We were in a situation there where we needed to get a bunt down," Becker said. "If you get yourself in a hole on the first two pitches so be it, you are still going to have to get the job done."...
Washburn's walkoff lifts Kennett (03/26/14)
Trailing by three runs midway through Tuesday's game against East Carter, it felt like deja vu all over again for the Kennett Lady Indians. That just made the ending all the sweeter for the Lady Tribe. Kennett tied the game in the bottom of the sixth inning on a Jacky Lockhert solo home run, then completed the comeback on a three-run walkoff blast from Kelsey Washburn in the bottom of the eighth inning to take a 6-3 win over the Lady Redbirds at Indian Park...
Tribe suffers through rough season opener at Poplar Bluff (03/26/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- The third out of the second inning and Wesley Pyles' slider eluded the Kennett Indians just long enough to put them in a hole Tuesday. Consecutive two-out errors gave Poplar Bluff a 5-run lead and that was all the Mules needed behind their ace in an 11-1 win over Kennett in six innings...
Washburn's walkoff lifts Kennett (03/26/14)
Trailing by three runs midway through Tuesday's game against East Carter, it felt like deja vu all over again for the Kennett Lady Indians. That just made the ending all the sweeter for the Lady Tribe. Kennett tied the game in the bottom of the sixth inning on a Jacky Lockhert solo home run, then completed the comeback on a three-run walkoff blast from Kelsey Washburn in the bottom of the eighth inning to take a 6-3 win over the Lady Redbirds at Indian Park...
Tribe suffers through rough season opener at Poplar Bluff (03/26/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- The third out of the second inning and Wesley Pyles' slider eluded the Kennett Indians just long enough to put them in a hole Tuesday. Consecutive two-out errors gave Poplar Bluff a 5-run lead and that was all the Mules needed behind their ace in an 11-1 win over Kennett in six innings...
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...
Portageville spoils opener for Lady Tribe (03/25/14)
Opening Day did not quite go according to plan for the Kennett Lady Indians on the softball diamond. The Lady Tribe committed five errors, leading to five unearned runs in a 6-0 loss to the Portageville Lady Bulldogs Monday at Indian Park in a non-conference game for both teams...
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...
Portageville spoils opener for Lady Tribe (03/25/14)
Opening Day did not quite go according to plan for the Kennett Lady Indians on the softball diamond. The Lady Tribe committed five errors, leading to five unearned runs in a 6-0 loss to the Portageville Lady Bulldogs Monday at Indian Park in a non-conference game for both teams...
Lady Tribe seeks district title -- and more (03/22/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians softball team has not had a chance to compete for a state championship for most of its existence. Aside from a three-year stretch of playing in the fall at the end of last decade, the biggest prize the Lady Indians have had to look forward to is winning the Bootheel Conference Tournament -- a nice prize, but not a state title...
Lady Tribe seeks district title -- and more (03/22/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians softball team has not had a chance to compete for a state championship for most of its existence. Aside from a three-year stretch of playing in the fall at the end of last decade, the biggest prize the Lady Indians have had to look forward to is winning the Bootheel Conference Tournament -- a nice prize, but not a state title...
Battle tested Tribe opens season Tuesday (03/21/14)
With five seniors and and a good amount of returning experience on the baseball diamond, the Kennett Indians are taking aim at capturing their third district title in the last four years. "We have a little bit more experience than what we came into last season with," Kennett coach Aaron New said. ...
Cooter rallies to defeat Lady Tribe in tournament finals (03/21/14)
Deja vu all over again. Tuesday night, the Cooter Ladycats rallied for a three-set victory to hand Kennett its first loss of the season in eighth-grade volleyball. Two nights later, Cooter handed the Lady Indians their second loss of the year, rallying for a 14-25, 25-21, 25-17 victory in the finals of the Kennett Invitational at Kennett Middle School...
Battle tested Tribe opens season Tuesday (03/21/14)
With five seniors and and a good amount of returning experience on the baseball diamond, the Kennett Indians are taking aim at capturing their third district title in the last four years. "We have a little bit more experience than what we came into last season with," Kennett coach Aaron New said. ...
Cooter rallies to defeat Lady Tribe in tournament finals (03/21/14)
Deja vu all over again. Tuesday night, the Cooter Ladycats rallied for a three-set victory to hand Kennett its first loss of the season in eighth-grade volleyball. Two nights later, Cooter handed the Lady Indians their second loss of the year, rallying for a 14-25, 25-21, 25-17 victory in the finals of the Kennett Invitational at Kennett Middle School...
Lady Tribe aces Campbell for sweep (03/20/14)
Just one day after suffering its first loss of the season, the Kennett Lady Indians eighth-grade volleyball team bounced back in a big way. The Lady Tribe (7-1) served 25 aces and got back on the winning track with a 25-10, 25-18 win over the Campbell Lady Camels on Wednesday evening at Kennett Middle School...
Lady Tribe aces Campbell for sweep (03/20/14)
Just one day after suffering its first loss of the season, the Kennett Lady Indians eighth-grade volleyball team bounced back in a big way. The Lady Tribe (7-1) served 25 aces and got back on the winning track with a 25-10, 25-18 win over the Campbell Lady Camels on Wednesday evening at Kennett Middle School...
Preview: Dexter Bearcats high school golf team (03/20/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - 12 golfers are slated to compete on the Dexter high school golf team in the 2014 season. Ethan Stevens, Drake Mitchell, Myles Urhahn, Nick McCollough, Noah Langley, Bryce Farmer, Brandon Barry, Scott Strickler, Austin Chesser, River Chism, Ethan Maul and Gavin White are out for golf in 2014...
Basketball Tribe hands out awards (03/19/14)
The 2013-14 boys basketball season might not have ended with a district title for the Kennett Indians, but that does not minimize a long list of accomplishments for the Tribe. Kennett's varsity, junior varsity and freshman boys basketball teams celebrated the recently-finished season Tuesday night at the Kennett High School cafeteria and recognized a long list of individual accomplishments as well...
Lady Tribe splits pair of volleyball matches with Cooter (03/19/14)
Maintaining an undefeated record is a hard thing to do. Just ask the Kennett Lady Indians eighth-grade volleyball team, which saw the Cooter Ladycats rally for a three-set win on Tuesday evening at Kennett Middle School, handing the Lady Tribe its first loss of the season...
Basketball Tribe hands out awards (03/19/14)
The 2013-14 boys basketball season might not have ended with a district title for the Kennett Indians, but that does not minimize a long list of accomplishments for the Tribe. Kennett's varsity, junior varsity and freshman boys basketball teams celebrated the recently-finished season Tuesday night at the Kennett High School cafeteria and recognized a long list of individual accomplishments as well...
Lady Tribe splits pair of volleyball matches with Cooter (03/19/14)
Maintaining an undefeated record is a hard thing to do. Just ask the Kennett Lady Indians eighth-grade volleyball team, which saw the Cooter Ladycats rally for a three-set win on Tuesday evening at Kennett Middle School, handing the Lady Tribe its first loss of the season...
Dynamic Dexter foursome reach 1,000 points in same season (03/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- Calling it a record isn't accurate. Although it's not known if it's ever happened before. Luck? Nah. More like tremendous circumstance. It takes a certain kind of dedication and keeping injuries at bay for a player to score 1,000 career points in high school basketball. When four players do it in the same year it's, simply, special...