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High school roundup: Greenville deals Chaffee baseball first loss of season (04/16/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
April 15, 2014 Scoreboard (04/15/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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...
2014 Spring Sports Preview: Dexter Bearcats baseball team (03/19/14)
The Dexter Bearcats high school baseball program enters the 2014 season with 11 returning players off of last season's squad that finished 9-15. "We have some good ball players coming back," Dexter head coach Brian Becker said. "We struggled at the plate last year quite a bit, but hopefully we can turn it around at the plate this year."...
Lady Tribe sweep twinbill at Senath-Hornersville to stay perfect (03/18/14)
HORNERSVILLE, Mo. -- The good times keep rolling for the Kennett Lady Indians seventh- and eighth-grade volleyball teams. Both Lady Tribe squads swept the Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions on Monday night, with the eighth grade winning 26-24, 25-18 and the seventh-graders winning 25-13, 25-23...
Lady Tribe sweep twinbill at Senath-Hornersville to stay perfect (03/18/14)
HORNERSVILLE, Mo. -- The good times keep rolling for the Kennett Lady Indians seventh- and eighth-grade volleyball teams. Both Lady Tribe squads swept the Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions on Monday night, with the eighth grade winning 26-24, 25-18 and the seventh-graders winning 25-13, 25-23...
16 SCAA athletes selected to participate in B.A. Sports All-Star Extravaganza in Dexter April 5 (03/15/14)
16 athletes from the SCAA Conference have been selected to participate in the B.A. Sports All-Star Extravaganza Apr. 5. The Bearcat Event Center will host the event. Eight SCAA volleyball players have been selected to participate in the event. The players are: Advance's Allie Below, Advance's Grayson Miles, Bernie's Tori Lowrey, Dexter's Ashley Brown, Puxico's Emily Merick, Woodland's Rachel Poole, Bernie's Jordan Ellenburg and Woodland's Josie Long...
16 SCAA athletes selected to participate in B.A. Sports All-Star Extravaganza in Dexter April 5 (03/15/14)
16 athletes from the SCAA Conference have been selected to participate in the B.A. Sports All-Star Extravaganza Apr. 5. The Bearcat Event Center will host the event. Eight SCAA volleyball players have been selected to participate in the event. The players are: Advance's Allie Below, Advance's Grayson Miles, Bernie's Tori Lowrey, Dexter's Ashley Brown, Puxico's Emily Merick, Woodland's Rachel Poole, Bernie's Jordan Ellenburg and Woodland's Josie Long...
Wallace enjoying life at Murray State (03/14/14)
Editor's note: This is the fourth 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. Last month, we caught up with Fred Garmon. Earlier this week, we caught up with Adam Grantham and Andy Lack. Watch future editions of the Daily Dunklin Democrat for more features on area athletes...
Wallace enjoying life at Murray State (03/14/14)
Editor's note: This is the fourth 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. Last month, we caught up with Fred Garmon. Earlier this week, we caught up with Adam Grantham and Andy Lack. Watch future editions of the Daily Dunklin Democrat for more features on area athletes...
Lady Tribe maintains winning ways with sweep of Portageville (03/14/14)
The spring semester is not the only time that many of the Kennett Lady Indians' seventh- and eighth-grade volleyball players have been hitting the courts -- and that extra time and preparation is paying off for both teams this season. Both teams defeated Portageville on Thursday to improve to 5-0 on the season, including a nice rally by the seventh-grade team in the clinching second set of its match...
Lady Tribe maintains winning ways with sweep of Portageville (03/14/14)
The spring semester is not the only time that many of the Kennett Lady Indians' seventh- and eighth-grade volleyball players have been hitting the courts -- and that extra time and preparation is paying off for both teams this season. Both teams defeated Portageville on Thursday to improve to 5-0 on the season, including a nice rally by the seventh-grade team in the clinching second set of its match...
Lady Indians serve up doubleheader sweep of Holcomb (03/13/14)
So much of junior high athletics is about the future -- not only helping the players mature into young adults, but also to prepare them for high school competition and to build the varsity program. Getting a lot of wins in the process isn't too bad, either...
Lady Indians serve up doubleheader sweep of Holcomb (03/13/14)
So much of junior high athletics is about the future -- not only helping the players mature into young adults, but also to prepare them for high school competition and to build the varsity program. Getting a lot of wins in the process isn't too bad, either...
Lack makes adjustments at SEMO (03/12/14)
Editor's note: This is the third 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. Last month, we caught up with Fred Garmon and in Tuesday's edition, we caught up with Adam Grantham. Later this week, we will catch up with Cameron Wallace...
Lack makes adjustments at SEMO (03/12/14)
Editor's note: This is the third 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. Last month, we caught up with Fred Garmon and in Tuesday's edition, we caught up with Adam Grantham. Later this week, we will catch up with Cameron Wallace...
Grantham enjoying baseball at stAte (03/11/14)
Editor's note: This is the second 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. Last month, we caught up with Fred Garmon and in Wednesday's edition, we will catch up with Andy Lack...
Grantham enjoying baseball at stAte (03/11/14)
Editor's note: This is the second 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. Last month, we caught up with Fred Garmon and in Wednesday's edition, we will catch up with Andy Lack...
Sikeston reaches ninth straight district championship game (03/07/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- For the ninth straight year the Sikeston Bulldogs advanced to the championship game of the Class 4, District 1 Tournament after defeating Kennett 81-46 on Thursday night at Cape Central High School. The top-seeded Bulldogs will attempt to win its sixth straight district title tonight at 7:30 p.m. against third-seeded Cape Central, which defeated No. 2 seed Notre Dame 51-49 on Thursday...
Patterson claims milestone during Dexter's 75-17 semifinal win (03/07/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A nerve-racking situation materialized for Dexter center Paige Patterson as she headed to the free throw line to attempt a pair of free throws with her team leading Kennett 58-7 in the third quarter of its district semifinal Thursday night...
Jones leads Sikeston past Tribe into title game (03/07/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- J.T. Jones has been mentioned much of this season as a SEMO Conference Player of the Year Candidate. Thursday night, he made his case to the Kennett Indians. Jones scored 35 points on 16-for-22 shooting from the field, leading the top-seeded Sikeston Bulldogs to an 81-46 win over the Tribe in the semifinals of the MSHSAA Class 4, District 1 Tournament at Cape Central High School...
Dexter ends Lady Tribe's season en route to finals (03/07/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- The future is bright for the Kennett Lady Indians in girls basketball. It just was not quite as obvious Thursday night as it usually is. That might have been because the Lady Tribe ran up against the team of now in the Dexter Lady Bearcats. The Class 4 state championship contender scored the game's first 15 points and never looked back in a 75-17 win over Kennett in the MSHSAA Class 4, District 1 Tournament semifinals at Cape Central High School...
Jones leads Sikeston past Tribe into title game (03/07/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- J.T. Jones has been mentioned much of this season as a SEMO Conference Player of the Year Candidate. Thursday night, he made his case to the Kennett Indians. Jones scored 35 points on 16-for-22 shooting from the field, leading the top-seeded Sikeston Bulldogs to an 81-46 win over the Tribe in the semifinals of the MSHSAA Class 4, District 1 Tournament at Cape Central High School...
Dexter ends Lady Tribe's season en route to finals (03/07/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- The future is bright for the Kennett Lady Indians in girls basketball. It just was not quite as obvious Thursday night as it usually is. That might have been because the Lady Tribe ran up against the team of now in the Dexter Lady Bearcats. The Class 4 state championship contender scored the game's first 15 points and never looked back in a 75-17 win over Kennett in the MSHSAA Class 4, District 1 Tournament semifinals at Cape Central High School...
Patterson claims milestone during Dexter's 75-17 semifinal win (03/07/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A nerve-racking situation materialized for Dexter center Paige Patterson as she headed to the free throw line to attempt a pair of free throws with her team leading Kennett 58-7 in the third quarter of its district semifinal Thursday night...
Sikeston reaches ninth straight district championship game (03/07/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- For the ninth straight year the Sikeston Bulldogs advanced to the championship game of the Class 4, District 1 Tournament after defeating Kennett 81-46 on Thursday night at Cape Central High School. The top-seeded Bulldogs will attempt to win its sixth straight district title tonight at 7:30 p.m. against third-seeded Cape Central, which defeated No. 2 seed Notre Dame 51-49 on Thursday...
Patterson reaches 1,000 in Dexter girls 75-17 district win against Kennett (03/07/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - A nerve-racking situation materialized for Dexter center Paige Patterson as she headed to the free throw line to attempt a pair of free throws with her team leading Kennett 58-7 in the third quarter of its district semifinal Thursday night...
Class 4, District 1: Sikeston using extra time to prepare for playoff grind (03/05/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Weather delays and postponements are unfortunate, but the Sikeston Bulldogs are using them to their advantage. Despite slick roads and restrictive driving orders throughout Sikeston following the winter storm that hit Sunday evening, the Bulldogs were in the gym both Monday and Tuesday and plan to be today as they prepare for the Class 4, District 1 tournament...
Class 4, District 1: Lady Bulldogs get set for Notre Dame (03/05/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- It's brought them this far, so the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs won't be turning their back on their top weapon. Sikeston's plan going into their Class 4, District 1 semifinal game against Notre Dame on Thursday stems from their success of holding their first round opponent, Perryville, to 26 points...
Class 4, District 1: Sikeston using extra time to prepare for playoff grind (03/05/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Weather delays and postponements are unfortunate, but the Sikeston Bulldogs are using them to their advantage. Despite slick roads and restrictive driving orders throughout Sikeston following the winter storm that hit Sunday evening, the Bulldogs were in the gym both Monday and Tuesday and plan to be today as they prepare for the Class 4, District 1 tournament...
Dexter girls' basketball district scheduled to resume Thursday (03/05/14)
The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team is slated to continue its quest for a fourth straight district title Thursday at Cape Central High School. The latest schedule has top-seeded Dexter taking on fourth-seeded Kennett Thursday at 4 p.m. in its district semifinal. The game was originally scheduled for Monday at 6 p.m. but has been rescheduled twice since due to inclement weather...
Playoff basketball postponed again (03/03/14)
Postseason basketball has been pushed back. Again. Tuesday's lineup of basketball playoff games have been rescheduled due to the inclement weather surrounding the area. The Class 4, District 1 boys semifinal games, originally slated for Tuesday have been postponed until Thursday alone with the girls semifinals...
Dexter boys basketball team suffers season-ending 66-44 loss to Kennett (03/03/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball team suffered a season-ending 66-44 loss to the Kennett Indians in the opening round of the Class 4, District 1, basketball tournament Saturday at Cape Central. Dexter played Kennett to a 19-19 stalemate in the first quarter...
Season comes to an end for Bearcats 66-44 (03/03/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU (SMNS) -- The Kennett Indians used a strong defensive performance to snap a three-game losing streak and defeat the Dexter Bearcats 66-44 on Saturday in the first round of the MSHSAA Class 4, District 1 Tournament at Central High School...
Dexter boys basketball team suffers season-ending 66-44 loss to Kennett (03/03/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball team suffered a season-ending 66-44 loss to the Kennett Indians in the opening round of the Class 4, District 1, basketball tournament Saturday at Cape Central. Dexter played Kennett to a 19-19 stalemate in the first quarter...
Season comes to an end for Bearcats 66-44 (03/03/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU (SMNS) -- The Kennett Indians used a strong defensive performance to snap a three-game losing streak and defeat the Dexter Bearcats 66-44 on Saturday in the first round of the MSHSAA Class 4, District 1 Tournament at Central High School...
Tonight's basketball district tournament semis rescheduled (03/03/14)
The semifinals of the Class 4 District 1 girls tournament at Central High School have been pushed back to Thursday due to icy road conditions. The rescheduling of tonight's games means the championship game will be played Friday. Top-seeded Dexter will face No. 4 Kennett in the first semifinal at 6 p.m. Thursday, followed by No. 2 Notre Dame vs. No. 3 Sikeston at 7:30...
Tribe rides defense past Dexter (03/02/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- The Kennett Indians took advantage of a strong defensive performance to break out of their recent slump at just the right time. The Tribe allowed just 10 points over the second and third quarters to break open a close game and defeat the Dexter Bearcats 66-44 in the first round of the MSHSAA Class 4, District 1 Tournament here Saturday.
Tribe rolls past Dexter into district semis (03/02/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- The Kennett Indians used a strong defensive performance to snap a three-game losing streak and defeat the Dexter Bearcats 66-44 on Saturday in the first round of the MSHSAA Class 4, District 1 Tournament at Central High School...
Lady Tribe beats Cape Central to make district semis (03/02/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- The Kennett Lady Indians turned in a strong second-half performance to defeat the Cape Central Lady Tigers 46-43 on Saturday in the first round of the MSHSAA Class 4, District 1 Tournament at Central High School. Heidi Shetley led the Lady Tribe (14-11) with 20 points, while sister Kate Shetley added 14 in the win...
Central girls basketball team can't complete comeback against Kennett (03/02/14)
The Tigers' season ended with a 46-43 loss in the first round of district play
Central girls basketball team can't complete comeback against Kennett (03/02/14)
The Tigers' season ended with a 46-43 loss in the first round of district play
Briefly: Dexter boys drop Class 4, District 1, opener to Kennett 66-44 (03/02/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball team suffered a season-ending 66-44 loss to the Kennett Indians in the opening round of the Class 4, District 1, basketball tournament at Cape Central Saturday. A complete story on the game and photos will be available in the next print edition of Dexter Daily Statesman Tuesday afternoon...
Lady Bulldogs fall on the road to Dexter 68-38 (02/28/14)
DEXTER -- The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team finished with a perfect 8-0 home record at the Bearcat Event Center Thursday night as it beat the Sikeston Bulldogs 68-38. "It was a pretty emotional night with it being Senior Night," Dexter coach Chad Allen said. ...
Shorthanded Tribe opens with Dexter (02/27/14)
The Kennett Indians received some of the worst news they could have received less than two weeks ago when they found out that senior standout Kevonte Mitchell was going to miss the rest of the season with a broken hand. Before being sidelined, Mitchell was averaging 24 points and nine rebounds per game, and had scored 30 or more points in his previous four games...
Lady Tribe takes on Cape Central (02/27/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians may have picked the right time to shake off some adversity. The team was in the middle of a six-game losing streak when senior guard Lara Abmeyer broke her foot in a game at Notre Dame. However, the Lady Tribe has regrouped quite well, ending the regular season with three double-digit victories ahead of Saturday's Class 4, District 1 Tournament opener against host school Cape Central at 2:30 p.m...
Dexter varsity girls go undefeated at home, beat Sikeston 68-38 on Senior Night (02/27/14)
The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team finished with a perfect 8-0 home record at the Bearcat Event Center Thursday night as it beat the Sikeston Bulldogs 68-38. "It was a pretty emotional night with it being Senior Night," Dexter coach Chad Allen said. ...
Shorthanded Tribe opens with Dexter (02/27/14)
The Kennett Indians received some of the worst news they could have received less than two weeks ago when they found out that senior standout Kevonte Mitchell was going to miss the rest of the season with a broken hand. Before being sidelined, Mitchell was averaging 24 points and nine rebounds per game, and had scored 30 or more points in his previous four games...
Lady Tribe takes on Cape Central (02/27/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians may have picked the right time to shake off some adversity. The team was in the middle of a six-game losing streak when senior guard Lara Abmeyer broke her foot in a game at Notre Dame. However, the Lady Tribe has regrouped quite well, ending the regular season with three double-digit victories ahead of Saturday's Class 4, District 1 Tournament opener against host school Cape Central at 2:30 p.m...
Bluff spoils Tribe's Senior Night (02/26/14)
Some teams win games with a 1-2 punch. Tuesday night, the Poplar Bluff Mules used an inside-out punch to beat Kennett. Poplar Bluff got a big first half from center Stacy Gipson, then hit three 3-pointers as part of a game-turning third quarter surge to defeat the Tribe 63-44 Tuesday night at the Kennett High School gymnasium in the regular-season finale for both teams...
Bluff spoils Tribe's Senior Night (02/26/14)
Some teams win games with a 1-2 punch. Tuesday night, the Poplar Bluff Mules used an inside-out punch to beat Kennett. Poplar Bluff got a big first half from center Stacy Gipson, then hit three 3-pointers as part of a game-turning third quarter surge to defeat the Tribe 63-44 Tuesday night at the Kennett High School gymnasium in the regular-season finale for both teams...
Jackson uses size to beat Tribe (02/22/14)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Size matters on the hardwood. The Kennett Indians were reminded of that Friday night, as Jackson -- with four starters standing 6-foot-3 or taller, and three that are 6-foot-6 and up -- used its height advantage to garner a 63-42 win here Friday night...
Jackson uses size to beat Tribe (02/22/14)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Size matters on the hardwood. The Kennett Indians were reminded of that Friday night, as Jackson -- with four starters standing 6-foot-3 or taller, and three that are 6-foot-6 and up -- used its height advantage to garner a 63-42 win here Friday night...
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs pick up fifth straight win (02/21/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Winners of seven of their last eight, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs won their fifth game in a row Thursday against Farmington 39-32. Erica Peet led the Lady Bulldogs (13-10) with 17 points. Tyra Bonner added 10...
February 21, 2014 Scoreboard (02/21/14)
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Defense fuels Lady Tribe on senior night (02/21/14)
It was a senior night to remember for the Kennett Lady Indians for a long list of reasons, not the least of which was a 62-38 win over the Charleston Lady Bluejays Thursday night at the Kennett High School gymnasium. The Lady Tribe got that win in a large part because of its defense, which held Charleston to just one second-quarter field goal to turn a four-point deficit after one quarter into a 28-19 halftime lead...
Defense fuels Lady Tribe on senior night (02/21/14)
It was a senior night to remember for the Kennett Lady Indians for a long list of reasons, not the least of which was a 62-38 win over the Charleston Lady Bluejays Thursday night at the Kennett High School gymnasium. The Lady Tribe got that win in a large part because of its defense, which held Charleston to just one second-quarter field goal to turn a four-point deficit after one quarter into a 28-19 halftime lead...
Wallace signs with Three Rivers (02/20/14)
Declan "D.K." Wallace has played baseball since he was a kid and has dreamed of playing at the collegiate level. Wallace recently took a huge step toward making that dream come true when he signed a national letter of intent to play college baseball at Three Rivers College in Poplar Bluff beginning this fall. Wallace will join teammate Tyson Campbell on the Raiders' roster next season...
Wallace signs with Three Rivers (02/20/14)
Declan "D.K." Wallace has played baseball since he was a kid and has dreamed of playing at the collegiate level. Wallace recently took a huge step toward making that dream come true when he signed a national letter of intent to play college baseball at Three Rivers College in Poplar Bluff beginning this fall. Wallace will join teammate Tyson Campbell on the Raiders' roster next season...
Lady Tribe wins second straight (02/20/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians seem to be coming out of their recent slump at just the right time. With the start of district play less than two weeks away, the Lady Tribe has won back-to-back games on back-to-back nights, including a 55-35 victory over the Scott County Central Bravettes Tuesday at the Kennett High School gymnasium...
Lady Tribe wins second straight (02/20/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians seem to be coming out of their recent slump at just the right time. With the start of district play less than two weeks away, the Lady Tribe has won back-to-back games on back-to-back nights, including a 55-35 victory over the Scott County Central Bravettes Tuesday at the Kennett High School gymnasium...
Bravettes lose three straight, fall 55-35 to Kennett (02/19/14)
KENNETT -- The Kennett Lady Indians seem to be coming out of their recent slump at just the right time. With the start of district play less than two weeks away, the Lady Tribe has won back-to-back games on back-to-back nights, including a 55-35 victory over the Scott County Central Bravettes Tuesday at the Kennett High School gymnasium...
Caruthersville rides fast start past Tribe (02/19/14)
CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. -- As the Kennett Indians adjust to life without Kevonte Mitchell on the basketball court, a few growing pains are almost inevitable. The Tribe experienced some of those growing pains here Tuesday night, falling behind early in the game against the Caruthersville Tigers and not being able to catch up in a 93-66 loss...
Caruthersville rides fast start past Tribe (02/19/14)
CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. -- As the Kennett Indians adjust to life without Kevonte Mitchell on the basketball court, a few growing pains are almost inevitable. The Tribe experienced some of those growing pains here Tuesday night, falling behind early in the game against the Caruthersville Tigers and not being able to catch up in a 93-66 loss...
Bravettes lose three straight, fall 55-35 to Kennett (02/19/14)
KENNETT -- The Kennett Lady Indians seem to be coming out of their recent slump at just the right time. With the start of district play less than two weeks away, the Lady Tribe has won back-to-back games on back-to-back nights, including a 55-35 victory over the Scott County Central Bravettes Tuesday at the Kennett High School gymnasium...
February 18, 2014 Scoreboard (02/18/14)
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Tribe outlasts Clarkton in OT (02/18/14)
CLARKTON, Mo. -- With standout Kevonte Mitchell sidelined for the season with a broken hand, the Kennett Indians found others to step up and lead them to victory. The Tribe got 20 points, 16 rebounds and five blocks from freshman Jad Kenney -- including the game-winning bucket with four seconds left in overtime -- and had several other players come up with big games to pull out a 72-70 victory against the Clarkton Reindeer here Monday night...
Lady Tribe stops losing streak at New Madrid Co. Central (02/18/14)
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- Mired in the midst of a six-game losing streak and shorthanded because of injuries, the Kennett Lady Indians needed a win -- and they got it. The Lady Tribe used a strong fourth quarter and a strong night at the free throw line to pull out a 65-52 win against the New Madrid County Central Lady Eagles here Monday night in a SEMO Conference contest...
Tribe outlasts Clarkton in OT (02/18/14)
CLARKTON, Mo. -- With standout Kevonte Mitchell sidelined for the season with a broken hand, the Kennett Indians found others to step up and lead them to victory. The Tribe got 20 points, 16 rebounds and five blocks from freshman Jad Kenney -- including the game-winning bucket with four seconds left in overtime -- and had several other players come up with big games to pull out a 72-70 victory against the Clarkton Reindeer here Monday night...
Lady Tribe stops losing streak at New Madrid Co. Central (02/18/14)
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- Mired in the midst of a six-game losing streak and shorthanded because of injuries, the Kennett Lady Indians needed a win -- and they got it. The Lady Tribe used a strong fourth quarter and a strong night at the free throw line to pull out a 65-52 win against the New Madrid County Central Lady Eagles here Monday night in a SEMO Conference contest...
February 17, 2014 Scoreboard (02/17/14)
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Dexter falls short against Kennett (02/15/14)
KENNETT -- The Dexter Bearcats' bid to upset Kennett came up just a bit short. Dexter led by as many as 13 points in the first half and led by nine early in the third quarter, but fell victim to an Indians' comeback in a 76-61 loss here Friday night...
Tribe shakes off slow start to beat Dexter (02/15/14)
The Kennett Indians did not look like a team that was a heavy favorite to win for a big part of Friday night's game. The Tribe found itself down by as many as 13 points late in the first half and still trailed by nine early in the third quarter before coming alive to take a 76-61 win over the Dexter Bearcats at the Kennett High School gymnasium...
Tribe shakes off slow start to beat Dexter (02/15/14)
The Kennett Indians did not look like a team that was a heavy favorite to win for a big part of Friday night's game. The Tribe found itself down by as many as 13 points late in the first half and still trailed by nine early in the third quarter before coming alive to take a 76-61 win over the Dexter Bearcats at the Kennett High School gymnasium...
Electric 1st half not enough to propel Dexter past Kennett (02/15/14)
KENNETT, Mo. -- The Dexter Bearcats' bid to upset Kennett came up just a bit short. Dexter led by as many as 13 points in the first half and led by nine early in the third quarter, but fell victim to an Indians' comeback in a 76-61 loss at Kennett Friday...
Dexter falls short against Kennett (02/15/14)
KENNETT -- The Dexter Bearcats' bid to upset Kennett came up just a bit short. Dexter led by as many as 13 points in the first half and led by nine early in the third quarter, but fell victim to an Indians' comeback in a 76-61 loss here Friday night...
February 14, 2014 Scoreboard (02/14/14)
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Lady Tribe loses in OT to Sikeston (02/13/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians had a strong night on the basketball court against the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs in every aspect but one -- but that one aspect proved very costly. The Lady Indians shot just 6-for-23 from the free throw line, including missing their last six free throws, to suffer a 36-32 loss in overtime Wednesday night at the Kennett High School gymnasium...
Lady Tribe loses in OT to Sikeston (02/13/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians had a strong night on the basketball court against the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs in every aspect but one -- but that one aspect proved very costly. The Lady Indians shot just 6-for-23 from the free throw line, including missing their last six free throws, to suffer a 36-32 loss in overtime Wednesday night at the Kennett High School gymnasium...
Tribe rolls to victory over Lions (02/12/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- The Kennett Indians did not need long to set the tone for Tuesday's Dunklin County battle with the Senath-Hornersville Lions. The Tribe took the opening tip and ran 49 seconds off the clock before Materion Jones sank a 3-pointer, giving the Indians a lead it never relinquished in a 76-45 win at Senath-Hornersville...
Tribe rolls to victory over Lions (02/12/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- The Kennett Indians did not need long to set the tone for Tuesday's Dunklin County battle with the Senath-Hornersville Lions. The Tribe took the opening tip and ran 49 seconds off the clock before Materion Jones sank a 3-pointer, giving the Indians a lead it never relinquished in a 76-45 win at Senath-Hornersville...
Lady Tribe takes away positives from loss at Walnut Ridge (02/12/14)
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. -- The Kennett Lady Indians came away with some things to feel good about despite suffering a 37-35 loss to the Walnut Ridge Lady Bobcats here Tuesday night. The game, which was a last-minute addition to Kennett's schedule, saw the Lady Bobcats rally from an 18-12 halftime deficit and capitalize on some Kennett foul trouble to come away with the win...
Lady Tribe takes away positives from loss at Walnut Ridge (02/12/14)
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. -- The Kennett Lady Indians came away with some things to feel good about despite suffering a 37-35 loss to the Walnut Ridge Lady Bobcats here Tuesday night. The game, which was a last-minute addition to Kennett's schedule, saw the Lady Bobcats rally from an 18-12 halftime deficit and capitalize on some Kennett foul trouble to come away with the win...
Central boys basketball team finishes strong to beat Kennett (02/08/14)
The Tigers overcame a deficit in the final minute to win 62-59 on Friday in a SEMO Conference matchup.
Central boys basketball team finishes strong to beat Kennett (02/08/14)
The Tigers overcame a deficit in the final minute to win 62-59 on Friday in a SEMO Conference matchup.
Cape Central edges past Tribe (02/08/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Kevonte's Mitchell's milestone night was not enough to assuage the sting of a painfully close loss to a conference and district rival for the Kennett Indians. Mitchell scored his 1,500th career point less than two minutes into the second quarter, but it was the Cape Central Tigers who pulled out the 62-59 victory over the Tribe here Friday night in a SEMO Conference contest...
Cape Central edges past Tribe (02/08/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Kevonte's Mitchell's milestone night was not enough to assuage the sting of a painfully close loss to a conference and district rival for the Kennett Indians. Mitchell scored his 1,500th career point less than two minutes into the second quarter, but it was the Cape Central Tigers who pulled out the 62-59 victory over the Tribe here Friday night in a SEMO Conference contest...
Lady Tribe loses game, Abmeyer (02/07/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- The Kennett Lady Indians might have lost much more than a SEMO Conference game to the Notre Dame Lady Bulldogs here Thursday night. Shooting guard Lara Abmeyer hurt her ankle midway through the fourth quarter and had to be carried off the court. It is not known when, or even if, she will return this season...
Lady Tribe loses game, Abmeyer (02/07/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- The Kennett Lady Indians might have lost much more than a SEMO Conference game to the Notre Dame Lady Bulldogs here Thursday night. Shooting guard Lara Abmeyer hurt her ankle midway through the fourth quarter and had to be carried off the court. It is not known when, or even if, she will return this season...
February 7, 2014 Scoreboard (02/07/14)
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High school roundup: Notre Dame girls basketball team routs Kennett (02/07/14)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Notre Dame girls basketball team routs Kennett (02/07/14)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
February 6, 2014 Scoreboard (02/06/14)
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Garmon enjoying time at Austin Peay (02/06/14)
From leading the Kennett Indians to the Class 3 quarterfinals to helping Mineral Area College reach the NJCAA Tournament -- and now playing Division I college basketball at Austin Peay State -- it has been an almost storybook basketball career for Fred Garmon...
Garmon enjoying time at Austin Peay (02/06/14)
From leading the Kennett Indians to the Class 3 quarterfinals to helping Mineral Area College reach the NJCAA Tournament -- and now playing Division I college basketball at Austin Peay State -- it has been an almost storybook basketball career for Fred Garmon...
Icy weather creates challenges for schools (02/05/14)
It is an understatement to say that winter weather can play havoc with scheduling in high school sports. That point once again has been driven home this week, as two rounds of wintry precipitation have postponed or outright canceled sporting events throughout the Bootheel...
Icy weather creates challenges for schools (02/05/14)
It is an understatement to say that winter weather can play havoc with scheduling in high school sports. That point once again has been driven home this week, as two rounds of wintry precipitation have postponed or outright canceled sporting events throughout the Bootheel...
Mitchell breaks rebounding record at Charleston (02/04/14)
Kevonte Mitchell had perhaps the best all-around game of his high school basketball career last Friday night -- and broke a 38-year-old Kennett High School record in the process. Mitchell not only scored 35 points in last Friday's game at Charleston -- just two points off his season high and six off of his career high -- but he also pulled down 26 rebounds, breaking the KHS record of 25 set by Robert Roundtree in 1976...
Mitchell breaks rebounding record at Charleston (02/04/14)
Kevonte Mitchell had perhaps the best all-around game of his high school basketball career last Friday night -- and broke a 38-year-old Kennett High School record in the process. Mitchell not only scored 35 points in last Friday's game at Charleston -- just two points off his season high and six off of his career high -- but he also pulled down 26 rebounds, breaking the KHS record of 25 set by Robert Roundtree in 1976...
Charleston edges Kennett in conference battle (02/01/14)
CHARLESTON -- Had Friday's boys basketball game between the Kennett Indians and the Charleston Bluejays lasted 34 minutes instead of 32, the Tribe might have pulled the upset. Instead, Kennett is left wondering what might have been after a late rally came up just short in a 79-75 loss to the Bluejays in SEMO Conference action at the Charleston High School gymnasium...
Tribe runs out of time at Charleston (02/01/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Had Friday's boys basketball game between the Kennett Indians and the Charleston Bluejays lasted 34 minutes instead of 32, the Tribe might have pulled the upset. Instead, Kennett is left wondering what might have been after a late rally came up just short in a 79-75 loss to the Bluejays in SEMO Conference action at the Charleston High School gymnasium...
Tribe runs out of time at Charleston (02/01/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Had Friday's boys basketball game between the Kennett Indians and the Charleston Bluejays lasted 34 minutes instead of 32, the Tribe might have pulled the upset. Instead, Kennett is left wondering what might have been after a late rally came up just short in a 79-75 loss to the Bluejays in SEMO Conference action at the Charleston High School gymnasium...
Charleston edges Kennett in conference battle (02/01/14)
CHARLESTON -- Had Friday's boys basketball game between the Kennett Indians and the Charleston Bluejays lasted 34 minutes instead of 32, the Tribe might have pulled the upset. Instead, Kennett is left wondering what might have been after a late rally came up just short in a 79-75 loss to the Bluejays in SEMO Conference action at the Charleston High School gymnasium...
January 31, 2014 Scoreboard (01/31/14)
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Poplar Bluff wears down Lady Tribe (01/31/14)
Poplar Bluff's depth ultimately proved to be too much of a factor for the Kennett Lady Indians to overcome. Kennett matched the Lady Mules for more than 26 minutes, but Poplar Bluff was able to capitalize on its depth and take advantage of two Lady Tribe starters fouling out to take a 43-29 victory in SEMO Conference play Thursday night at the Kennett High School gymnasium...
Poplar Bluff wears down Lady Tribe (01/31/14)
Poplar Bluff's depth ultimately proved to be too much of a factor for the Kennett Lady Indians to overcome. Kennett matched the Lady Mules for more than 26 minutes, but Poplar Bluff was able to capitalize on its depth and take advantage of two Lady Tribe starters fouling out to take a 43-29 victory in SEMO Conference play Thursday night at the Kennett High School gymnasium...
January 30, 2014 Scoreboard (01/30/14)
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Mitchell leads Tribe past Twin Rivers (01/29/14)
BROSELEY, Mo. -- Needing a spark after back-to-back losses to Notre Dame and Sikeston, the Kennett Indians got one -- and then some. The Tribe (11-5) got a monster night from Kevonte Mitchell and started firing on all cylinders after a slow start on the way to a 74-46 win over the Twin Rivers Royals here Tuesday night...
Mitchell leads Tribe past Twin Rivers (01/29/14)
BROSELEY, Mo. -- Needing a spark after back-to-back losses to Notre Dame and Sikeston, the Kennett Indians got one -- and then some. The Tribe (11-5) got a monster night from Kevonte Mitchell and started firing on all cylinders after a slow start on the way to a 74-46 win over the Twin Rivers Royals here Tuesday night...
January 28, 2014 Scoreboard (01/28/14)
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Lady Tribe almost upsets South Pem (01/28/14)
STEELE, Mo. -- It is too bad for the Kennett Lady Indians that moral victories do not count in the win column. The Lady Indians turned in one of their best efforts of the year on Monday night, coming oh-so-close to upsetting the South Pemiscot Lady Bulldogs on their homecourt before suffering a 38-36 loss...
Lady Tribe almost upsets South Pem (01/28/14)
STEELE, Mo. -- It is too bad for the Kennett Lady Indians that moral victories do not count in the win column. The Lady Indians turned in one of their best efforts of the year on Monday night, coming oh-so-close to upsetting the South Pemiscot Lady Bulldogs on their homecourt before suffering a 38-36 loss...
Campbell signs with Three Rivers (01/28/14)
Tyson Campbell was not just looking for a college that he liked and wanted to attend -- he wanted to find a school where the feeling was mutual. As a result, Campbell recently signed a national letter of intent to play baseball at Three Rivers College in Poplar Bluff beginning in the fall...
Sikeston cruises past Class 4 foe Kennett 78-55 (01/25/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Following the Bulldogs' uninspiring eight-point win over Farmington on Tuesday, Sikeston coach Gregg Holifield spent the next two days of practice making it clear that the team's intensity level would be increased on Friday against Kennett...
Tribe unable to derail Sikeston (01/25/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs have became arguably the most consistently successful large school boys basketball program in southeast Missouri over the last decade. The Kennett Indians were reminded of that on Friday night, as the Bulldogs raced out to a big lead early and never let up on the way to a 78-55 win over the Tribe here at the Sikeston Field House in a SEMO Conference contest...
Tribe unable to derail Sikeston (01/25/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs have became arguably the most consistently successful large school boys basketball program in southeast Missouri over the last decade. The Kennett Indians were reminded of that on Friday night, as the Bulldogs raced out to a big lead early and never let up on the way to a 78-55 win over the Tribe here at the Sikeston Field House in a SEMO Conference contest...
Mitchell named to MoSports.com Super 50 (01/25/14)
Residents of the Bootheel have known for a long time that Kevonte Mitchell is an amazing talent when he steps onto the basketball court. Now, the rest of the state is realizing the same thing. Mitchell recently was named to the MoSports.com Super 50, which recognizes the 50 best high school basketball players in the state of Missouri. ...
Campbell signs with Three Rivers (01/25/14)
Photo provided by Three Rivers CollegeTyson Campbell, front center, signs a national letter of intent to play baseball at Three Rivers College. He is surrounded by (clockwise from top left) Three Rivers head coach Stacey Burkey, Three Rivers assistant Joe Scarano, mother Gayla Campbell and father Kim Campbell. Watch Tuesday's Daily Dunklin Democrat for more information on Campbell's signing...
Sikeston cruises past Class 4 foe Kennett 78-55 (01/25/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Following the Bulldogs' uninspiring eight-point win over Farmington on Tuesday, Sikeston coach Gregg Holifield spent the next two days of practice making it clear that the team's intensity level would be increased on Friday against Kennett...
Twin Rivers denies Lady Tribe (01/24/14)
Calling Thursday's girls basketball game between the Kennett Lady Indians and the Twin Rivers Lady Royals a war might not be too much of an exaggeration. Unfortunately for the Lady Indians, it was a war where they came up just short of victory. The Lady Royals retook the lead just over a minute into the fourth quarter and did just enough to keep Kennett at bay to escape with a 41-38 win at the Kennett High School gymnasium. The loss ended a four-game winning streak for Kennett (10-6)...
Twin Rivers denies Lady Tribe (01/24/14)
Calling Thursday's girls basketball game between the Kennett Lady Indians and the Twin Rivers Lady Royals a war might not be too much of an exaggeration. Unfortunately for the Lady Indians, it was a war where they came up just short of victory. The Lady Royals retook the lead just over a minute into the fourth quarter and did just enough to keep Kennett at bay to escape with a 41-38 win at the Kennett High School gymnasium. The loss ended a four-game winning streak for Kennett (10-6)...
January 24, 2014 Scoreboard (01/24/14)
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Lady Tribe wins fourth in a row (01/22/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians stumbled a little bit coming out of the gate Tuesday. However, it did not take them long to get on the right track. The Lady Tribe shook off a slow start to dominate the last three-and-a-half quarters of Tuesday's contest, rolling to a 66-20 victory over the Campbell Lady Camels at the Kennett High School gymnasium...
Lady Tribe wins fourth in a row (01/22/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians stumbled a little bit coming out of the gate Tuesday. However, it did not take them long to get on the right track. The Lady Tribe shook off a slow start to dominate the last three-and-a-half quarters of Tuesday's contest, rolling to a 66-20 victory over the Campbell Lady Camels at the Kennett High School gymnasium...
Kennett wins Bootheel Battle with Lady Lions (01/21/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- The Kennett Lady Indians are on quite a roll of late. The Lady Tribe has won four of its five games since the beginning of 2014, the latest being a 59-17 win over the Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions here Monday night as both teams renewed one of the best girls' basketball rivalries in the Bootheel...
Kennett wins Bootheel Battle with Lady Lions (01/21/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- The Kennett Lady Indians are on quite a roll of late. The Lady Tribe has won four of its five games since the beginning of 2014, the latest being a 59-17 win over the Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions here Monday night as both teams renewed one of the best girls' basketball rivalries in the Bootheel...
High school roundup: Jackson wrestlers win St. Charles West meet (01/19/14)
All the local high school events reported Saturday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Notre Dame girls encounter first loss at Cor Jesu Academy (01/19/14)
All the local high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Jackson wrestlers win St. Charles West meet (01/19/14)
All the local high school events reported Saturday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Notre Dame girls encounter first loss at Cor Jesu Academy (01/19/14)
All the local high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
Briefly: Lady Tribe routs Cape Central for first SEMO win (01/18/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians raced out to a 20-point halftime lead and never looked back as they rolled to a 61-29 win over the Cape Central Lady Tigers Saturday afternoon at Kennett High School. The win was Kennett's first SEMO Conference win of the season. The Lady Tribe now is 8-5 overall and 1-2 in the SEMO...
Tribe suffers loss to Notre Dame (01/18/14)
Kennett boys basketball coach Jim Vaughan was frustrated after his Indians suffered a 60-52 loss to the Notre Dame Bulldogs Friday night at the Kennett High School gymnasium -- and understandably so. The Tribe struggled to generate consistent offense as Notre Dame led virtually the entire way, costing the Indians not only a chance at a SEMO Conference win but also a chance to better their potential seed in the Class 4 District 1 Tournament...
Lady Indians down Cape Central for first SEMO win (01/21/14)
Saturday's 61-29 rout of the Cape Central Lady Tigers meant so many good things for the Kennett Lady Indians. First of all, it was the Lady Tribe's first SEMO Conference win of the season. Second -- and perhaps more importantly -- it put Kennett in a prime position to secure a top-three seed in the Class 4, District 1 Tournament that begins in March...
Tribe suffers loss to Notre Dame (01/18/14)
Kennett boys basketball coach Jim Vaughan was frustrated after his Indians suffered a 60-52 loss to the Notre Dame Bulldogs Friday night at the Kennett High School gymnasium -- and understandably so. The Tribe struggled to generate consistent offense as Notre Dame led virtually the entire way, costing the Indians not only a chance at a SEMO Conference win but also a chance to better their potential seed in the Class 4 District 1 Tournament...
Lady Tribe rolls past Caruthersville (01/17/14)
CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. -- Just days after suffering a 45-point loss at state-ranked Dexter, the Kennett Lady Indians took advantage of a golden opportunity to wash of the bad taste of that loss out of their mouths. The Lady Indians utilized a stifling and relentless defense to open up a big lead early and never let up in a 47-12 win over the Caruthersville Lady Tigers here on Thursday night...
Lady Tribe rolls past Caruthersville (01/17/14)
CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. -- Just days after suffering a 45-point loss at state-ranked Dexter, the Kennett Lady Indians took advantage of a golden opportunity to wash of the bad taste of that loss out of their mouths. The Lady Indians utilized a stifling and relentless defense to open up a big lead early and never let up in a 47-12 win over the Caruthersville Lady Tigers here on Thursday night...
January 17, 2014 Scoreboard (01/17/14)
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Call them 'Iron Indians': Pixley sparks offseason weightlifting program at KHS (01/16/14)
Before coming back to Kennett last year, one of the hallmarks of Aaron Pixley's 13 seasons at the helm of Dexter High School football was the commitment of the team to the weight room. Pixley now is bringing that commitment to the weight room to Kennett as the school's head football coach, and it already is paying dividends. Several Kennett athletes have begun lifting and participating in other workouts after school as part of the program...
Call them 'Iron Indians': Pixley sparks offseason weightlifting program at KHS (01/16/14)
Before coming back to Kennett last year, one of the hallmarks of Aaron Pixley's 13 seasons at the helm of Dexter High School football was the commitment of the team to the weight room. Pixley now is bringing that commitment to the weight room to Kennett as the school's head football coach, and it already is paying dividends. Several Kennett athletes have begun lifting and participating in other workouts after school as part of the program...
Improbable rally lifts Tribe past Hayti (01/15/14)
Trailing by eight points with less than a minute to go in the game, the Kennett Indians looked to be dead in the water against Hayti. Dead? Dead wrong. The Tribe outscored Hayti 13-3 in the game's final minute to erase the deficit and come away with an improbable 73-71 win Tuesday night at Kennett High School...
Improbable rally lifts Tribe past Hayti (01/15/14)
Trailing by eight points with less than a minute to go in the game, the Kennett Indians looked to be dead in the water against Hayti. Dead? Dead wrong. The Tribe outscored Hayti 13-3 in the game's final minute to erase the deficit and come away with an improbable 73-71 win Tuesday night at Kennett High School...
Noe, Jarrell both reach 1,000 career points as Dexter beats Kennett 80-35 (01/14/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - Reaching the 1,000-point scoring milestone in a high school basketball career is quite a feat. Two players reaching the mark on the same team in the same game is something longtime coach Chad Allen had never witnessed until Monday when Dexter senior guard Hannah Noe scored the 1,000th point of her high school career if the first half and Dexter senior guard Alison Jarrell did the same in the second half...
January 14, 2014 Scoreboard (01/14/14)
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Lady Tribe runs into Dexter buzzsaw (01/14/14)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Reaching the 1,000 point scoring milestone in a high school basketball career is quite a feat. Two players reaching the mark on the same team in the same game is something longtime coach Chad Allen had never witnessed until Monday when Dexter senior guard Hannah Noe scored the 1,000th point of her high school career if the first half and Dexter senior guard Alison Jarrell did the same in the second half...
Lady Tribe runs into Dexter buzzsaw (01/14/14)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Reaching the 1,000 point scoring milestone in a high school basketball career is quite a feat. Two players reaching the mark on the same team in the same game is something longtime coach Chad Allen had never witnessed until Monday when Dexter senior guard Hannah Noe scored the 1,000th point of her high school career if the first half and Dexter senior guard Alison Jarrell did the same in the second half...
Noe, Jarrell both reach 1,000 point mark in Dexter's win over Kennett (01/14/14)
DEXTER -- Reaching the 1,000 point scoring milestone in a high school basketball career is quite a feat. Two players reaching the mark on the same team in the same game is something longtime coach Chad Allen had never witnessed until Monday when Dexter senior guard Hannah Noe scored the 1,000th point of her high school career if the first half and Dexter senior guard Alison Jarrell did the same in the second half...
Noe, Jarrell both reach 1,000 career points as Dexter beats Kennett 80-35 (01/14/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - Reaching the 1,000-point scoring milestone in a high school basketball career is quite a feat. Two players reaching the mark on the same team in the same game is something longtime coach Chad Allen had never witnessed until Monday when Dexter senior guard Hannah Noe scored the 1,000th point of her high school career if the first half and Dexter senior guard Alison Jarrell did the same in the second half...
January 13, 2014 Scoreboard (01/13/14)
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Lady Tribe returns with rout of Malden (01/10/14)
MALDEN, Mo. -- If there were any worries that the Kennett Lady Indians would be rusty after being off the basketball court for two weeks, they didn't last long. The Lady Indians scored early and often against the Malden Lady Wave, building up a 16-point lead after one quarter and rolling to a 56-23 victory here Thursday night...
Lady Tribe returns with rout of Malden (01/10/14)
MALDEN, Mo. -- If there were any worries that the Kennett Lady Indians would be rusty after being off the basketball court for two weeks, they didn't last long. The Lady Indians scored early and often against the Malden Lady Wave, building up a 16-point lead after one quarter and rolling to a 56-23 victory here Thursday night...
Tribe wins SEMO opener (01/08/14)
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- So far, so good for the Kennett Indians as they make their return to the always-tough SEMO Conference. The Tribe got 19 points apiece from Kevonte Mitchell and Antavies Drake and shook off a third-quarter slump to open conference play with a 69-58 win over the New Madrid County Central Eagles here Tuesday night...
NMCC's long layoff ends with loss to Kennett (01/08/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- While most area teams spent the past few weeks competing in their respective Christmas tournaments, a glitch in the schedule left the New Madrid County Central Eagles without a home this holiday season. Though the Eagles overcame the 17-day layoff to hang tight with visiting Kennett Tuesday, the rust showed late as the Indians pulled away in the fourth for a 69-58 win...
Tribe wins SEMO opener (01/08/14)
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- So far, so good for the Kennett Indians as they make their return to the always-tough SEMO Conference. The Tribe got 19 points apiece from Kevonte Mitchell and Antavies Drake and shook off a third-quarter slump to open conference play with a 69-58 win over the New Madrid County Central Eagles here Tuesday night...
NMCC's long layoff ends with loss to Kennett (01/08/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- While most area teams spent the past few weeks competing in their respective Christmas tournaments, a glitch in the schedule left the New Madrid County Central Eagles without a home this holiday season. Though the Eagles overcame the 17-day layoff to hang tight with visiting Kennett Tuesday, the rust showed late as the Indians pulled away in the fourth for a 69-58 win...
Lady Tribe gets ready for SEMO play (01/07/14)
Editor's note: This is the second in a two-part series looking at the second half of the season for Kennett's high school basketball teams. Kennett's boys basketball team was profiled in Sunday's Daily Dunklin Democrat. So far, James Halitzka has been happy with the performance of his Kennett Lady Indians on the basketball court...
Lady Tribe gets ready for SEMO play (01/07/14)
Editor's note: This is the second in a two-part series looking at the second half of the season for Kennett's high school basketball teams. Kennett's boys basketball team was profiled in Sunday's Daily Dunklin Democrat. So far, James Halitzka has been happy with the performance of his Kennett Lady Indians on the basketball court...
Kennett Indians to be tested in second half (01/04/14)
Editor's note: This is the first in a two-part series looking at the second half of the season for Kennett's high school basketball teams. Check Tuesday's edition for a look at the Kennett Lady Indians. The Kennett Indians could not be in a much better position as they prepare to enter the second half of the high school basketball season...
Indians to be tested in second half (01/04/14)
Editor's note: This is the first in a two-part series looking at the second half of the season for Kennett's high school basketball teams. Check Tuesday's edition for a look at the Kennett Lady Indians. The Kennett Indians could not be in a much better position as they prepare to enter the second half of the high school basketball season...
2013 Stoddard County Sports Year-in-Review (01/03/14)
The accomplishments by Stoddard County athletes were unprecedented and at times unheard of at their respective programs before 2013. Other accomplishments represented continued success of traditional powerhouses in Stoddard County. The success continued for the Dexter Bearcats girls basketball program from the start of the calendar year until the end of 2013 under head coach Chad Allen. ...
Sikeston-Charleston, Oran-Bernie to play at the Show Me Center in "Braggin' Rights" games (01/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Though the marquee matchup of Jan. 7 will be Sikeston v. Charleston, the "Battle for Braggin' Rights" night at the Show Me Center has turned what used to be a two-team spotlight into a basketball showcase...
Kennett routs Bernie to win fourth Bloomfield Christmas championship (12/31/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- For the fourth time in five years the Kennett Indians closed out the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament by hoisting the championship trophy high over their heads. Much like the first year they started their Christmas dynasty it was the top-seeded Indians routing third-seeded Bernie 59-27 to reclaim the title after a one-year absence...
Kennett cruises past Bernie 59-27 in Bloomfield Christmas Tournament championship (12/31/13)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - Bernie Mules coach Brad Botsch entered Monday night's Bloomfield Christmas Tournament championship against traditional powerhouse Kennett hoping his team could do three things. Minimize turnovers, get into good, solid offense when possible and win the rebounding battle...
Kennett routs Bernie to win fourth Bloomfield Christmas championship (12/31/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- For the fourth time in five years the Kennett Indians closed out the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament by hoisting the championship trophy high over their heads. Much like the first year they started their Christmas dynasty it was the top-seeded Indians routing third-seeded Bernie 59-27 to reclaim the title after a one-year absence...
Kennett cruises past Bernie 59-27 in Bloomfield Christmas Tournament championship (12/31/13)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - Bernie Mules coach Brad Botsch entered Monday night's Bloomfield Christmas Tournament championship against traditional powerhouse Kennett hoping his team could do three things. Minimize turnovers, get into good, solid offense when possible and win the rebounding battle...
Ellenburg's buzzer beater sends Bernie to Bloomfield Christmas Tournament championship (12/29/13)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - With the game on the line and his team trailing 54-53 with 3.6 seconds remaining Bernie Mules coach Brad Botsch went to the drawing board one final time before his team inbounded the ball at halfcourt Saturday night...
Bloomfield Roundup: Bernie and Kennett advance, Portageville eliminated (12/28/13)
BLOOMFIELD -- Coming back from a rough start, third-seeded Bernie took down fifth-seeded Twin Rivers 62-45. Bernie trailed by five point after the first quarter, but outscored the Royals 22-12 in the second to take a five-point lead into the break. They outpaced Twin Rivers a combined 35-23 in the second half to hold on for the win...
Bloomfield Roundup: Bernie and Kennett advance, Portageville eliminated (12/28/13)
BLOOMFIELD -- Coming back from a rough start, third-seeded Bernie took down fifth-seeded Twin Rivers 62-45. Bernie trailed by five point after the first quarter, but outscored the Royals 22-12 in the second to take a five-point lead into the break. They outpaced Twin Rivers a combined 35-23 in the second half to hold on for the win...
Saturday's final four set in consolation bracket at Bloomfield Christmas Tournament (12/28/13)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The consolation semifinals are set at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament following quarterfinal action Friday night. Holcomb will play Saxony Lutheran in the first consolation semifinal Saturday at 1 p.m. Puxico will meet Van Buren in the second consolation semifinal Saturday at 2:30 p.m...
Mitchell drops 37, leads Kennett to semifinals (12/28/13)
After defeating Richland on Thursday morning, the top seeded Kennett Indians moved on to the second round of the Bloomfield Tournament, where they met up with ninth seeded Malden. Just as he has done all season, Kennett guard Antavies Drake provided an early spark for the Indians. ...