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Perryville boys basketball team falls to Kennett in district opener (03/03/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Heading in to a Class 4 District 1 quarterfinal against Kennett, things looked all too familiar for the Perryville boys basketball team.
Central girls basketball team routs Kennett, advances to district semis (03/03/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- In a season full of ups and downs, the Central girls basketball team picked a perfect time to put everything together.
Dexter boys suffer season-ending loss to Sikeston 76-50 (03/03/15)
The sixth-seeded Dexter Bearcats increased its offensive output in every quarter but could not generate enough points to match the third-seeded Sikeston Bulldogs in a Class 4, District 1 boys quarterfinal at Sikeston Field House Monday night...
Perryville boys basketball team falls to Kennett in district opener (03/03/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Heading in to a Class 4 District 1 quarterfinal against Kennett, things looked all too familiar for the Perryville boys basketball team.
Central girls basketball team routs Kennett, advances to district semis (03/03/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- In a season full of ups and downs, the Central girls basketball team picked a perfect time to put everything together.
Dexter, Sikeston girls basketball teams headline district tourney field (03/02/15)
Dexter pulled out a 55-50 victory over Sikeston in a barnburner last week, providing a glimpse at what the top two teams in this week's Class 4 District 1 girls basketball tournament might have to offer.
Notre Dame boys basketball team hoists top seed in balanced district (03/02/15)
It's become more of a spectacle than anything else. The Class 4 District 1 boys basketball tournament is notoriously one of the most competitive district tournaments in the state.
C4D1 Boys: Kennett picks up mild upset over Perryville 64-58 (03/02/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Kennett led from wire-to-wire but that doesn't mean they put away the fourth-seeded Perryville Pirates without a fight. Kennett, the fifth seed, got 17 points from Jad Kenny and another 15 from Andre Oliver to hold on for a miner 64-58 upset during the first round of the Class 4, District 1 tournament Monday at the Sikeston Field House...
C4D1 Girls: Cape Central rolls to first round win over Kennett (03/02/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Fourth-seeded Cape Central took down No. 5 Kennett 58-33 during the opening game of the Class 4, District 1 girls tournament at the Sikeston Field House Monday. Cape Central will take on top-seeded Dexter Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the semifinal round...
Kennett advances to Class 4, District 1 tournament semifinal (03/02/15)
Entering Monday's matchup with Perryville, the Kennett Indians hadn't won a game since Feb. 10. Despite the drought, the Indians were able to grind their way to the semifinals of the Class 4, District 1 tournament with a 64-58 win. The Indians looked very strong in the game's opening minutes, storming out to threaten a 10-point lead. However, Perryville refused to hand over control of the game, and they slowly chipped away at their deficit. By the end of the first quarter, Kennett led 20-16...
Kennett advances to Class 4, District 1 tournament semifinal (03/02/15)
Entering Monday's matchup with Perryville, the Kennett Indians hadn't won a game since Feb. 10. Despite the drought, the Indians were able to grind their way to the semifinals of the Class 4, District 1 tournament with a 64-58 win. The Indians looked very strong in the game's opening minutes, storming out to threaten a 10-point lead. However, Perryville refused to hand over control of the game, and they slowly chipped away at their deficit. By the end of the first quarter, Kennett led 20-16...
C4D1 Boys: Kennett picks up mild upset over Perryville 64-58 (03/02/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Kennett led from wire-to-wire but that doesn't mean they put away the fourth-seeded Perryville Pirates without a fight. Kennett, the fifth seed, got 17 points from Jad Kenny and another 15 from Andre Oliver to hold on for a miner 64-58 upset during the first round of the Class 4, District 1 tournament Monday at the Sikeston Field House...
Kennett girls fall to Cape Central in Class 4, District 1 opening round (03/02/15)
The Kennett Lady Indians quickly came to an end, after falling hard to Cape Central in the first round of the Class 4, District 1 tournament. The Lady Tigers stormed out to a big early lead and never let go, winning 58-33 to advance to the next round...
C4D1 Girls: Cape Central rolls to first round win over Kennett (03/02/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Fourth-seeded Cape Central took down No. 5 Kennett 58-33 during the opening game of the Class 4, District 1 girls tournament at the Sikeston Field House Monday. Cape Central will take on top-seeded Dexter Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the semifinal round...
Notre Dame boys basketball team hoists top seed in balanced district (03/02/15)
It's become more of a spectacle than anything else. The Class 4 District 1 boys basketball tournament is notoriously one of the most competitive district tournaments in the state.
Kennett falls to Jackson on Senior Night (02/27/15)
The Kennett Indians fell to a very strong team from Jackson, as they bid farewell to two of their own on Senior Night. The game, delayed by last week's winter storm, was the final game that Jackson Britt and Landon Vaughan would play on their home court...
Britt Harris demonstrates potential of Kennett's high school wrestling program (02/27/15)
Hundreds of wrestlers recently filled Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo., all aiming for the top prize at the 85th MSHSAA Wrestling Championships. Some of them may have worked their entire lives to get there, but one of them did so with roughly four months under his belt.
Kennett falls to Jackson on Senior Night (02/27/15)
The Kennett Indians fell to a very strong team from Jackson, as they bid farewell to two of their own on Senior Night. The game, delayed by last week's winter storm, was the final game that Jackson Britt and Landon Vaughan would play on their home court...
Britt Harris demonstrates potential of Kennett's high school wrestling program (02/27/15)
Hundreds of wrestlers recently filled Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo., all aiming for the top prize at the 85th MSHSAA Wrestling Championships. Some of them may have worked their entire lives to get there, but one of them did so with roughly four months under his belt.
Kennett Middle School volleyball wins season opener (02/26/15)
On Thurday, the Kennett Middle School volleyball team started the season on the right track by topping South Pemiscot in both seventh and eighth grade play. Both teams won in straight sets. The seventh grade won 25-13, 25-16; the eighth grade won 25-10, 25-18...
Kennett Middle School volleyball wins season opener (02/26/15)
On Thurday, the Kennett Middle School volleyball team started the season on the right track by topping South Pemiscot in both seventh and eighth grade play. Both teams won in straight sets. The seventh grade won 25-13, 25-16; the eighth grade won 25-10, 25-18...
February 26, 2015 Scoreboard (02/26/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Jackson girls basketball team turns back Dexter (02/24/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Monday.
High school roundup: Jackson girls basketball team turns back Dexter (02/24/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Monday.
February 23, 2015 Scoreboard (02/23/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Saturday's basketball games postponed (Updated District Basketball Tournaments Included) (02/21/15)
Saturday's Dexter-Poplar Bluff varsity boys and girls basketball games scheduled for 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. at Poplar Bluff High School are cancelled. All district basketball tournaments have also been postponed Saturday. View updated brackets at this link: Updated basketball tournament brackets...
Kennett loses close battle with Charleston (02/20/15)
A wild night of ups and downs saw Charleston hand Kennett a difficult 53-49 loss. The Lady Indians welcomed Dakayla Duckworth back to the lineup, but senior starter Kate Shetley went down hard with an ankle injury. Meanwhile, the Bluejays saw their head coach Josh Thompson get ejected from the game after arguing with the referees. Thompson had to sit in the locker room while Cheyenne Randle scored here 1000th career point on Senior Night...
Kennett boys basketball game against Jackson rescheduled (02/20/15)
Kennett's home basketball against Jackson has been postponed due to the latest round of winter weather. The game has been rescheduled for Friday, February 27, with play starting at 6 p.m.
Britt Harris makes presence known at state tournament (02/20/15)
Despite a relative lack of experience, Kennett's Britt Harris made a big dent in the state wrestling tournament on Thursday morning in Columbia, Mo. Dozens of wrestlers crowded the Mizzou arena for the MSHSAA state wrestling final. Harris became the first Kennett athlete to compete in the tournament, and he won his first match of the competition...
Kennett loses close battle with Charleston (02/20/15)
A wild night of ups and downs saw Charleston hand Kennett a difficult 53-49 loss. The Lady Indians welcomed Dakayla Duckworth back to the lineup, but senior starter Kate Shetley went down hard with an ankle injury. Meanwhile, the Bluejays saw their head coach Josh Thompson get ejected from the game after arguing with the referees. Thompson had to sit in the locker room while Cheyenne Randle scored here 1000th career point on Senior Night...
Swimming a tradition for Powell family (02/20/15)
It shouldn't come as a surprise that Josey Powell has spent a good majority of her life in a swimming pool.
District host sites, state baseball rankings released (02/19/15)
District host sites are set for the 2015 spring baseball season. Gideon is slated to host Class 1, District 1 featuring Clarkton, Delta C-7, Gideon, Naylor, North Pemiscot, Risco and Southland. Oran is slated to host Class 1, District 2 featuring Advance, Bell City, Leopold, Oak Ridge, Oran, Richland and Scott County Central...
11 Dexter wrestlers qualify for state tournament (02/17/15)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. - 11 Dexter wrestlers are state bound after placing in the top four of their respective weight class Saturday at the Class 2, District 1 wrestling tournament in Ste. Genevieve. Dexter's Seth Harris (30-11) placed third in the 106-pound weight class, Gaven White (24-12) placed fourth in the 126-pound weight class, Brandon Twomey (26-19) placed second in the 132-pound weight class, James Mullins (15-10) placed fourth in the 138-pound weight class, Seth Rush (24-13) placed third in the 145-pound weight class, Storm Massey (36-8) placed third in the 152-pound weight class, Dylan Bazarian (29-5) placed first in the 160-pound weight class, Michael Hurst (28-9) placed third in the 182-pound weight class, Jared Deal (33-10) placed first in the 220-pound weight class and Brandon Wick (22-22) placed second in the 285-pound weight class.. ...
Britt Harris becomes first Kennett wrestler to earn trip to state (02/16/15)
The entire Kennett High School wrestling team made history over the weekend by competing at the Class 2, District 1 tournament in Ste. Genevieve, Mo. There, Britt Harris (above) became the school's first wrestler to qualify for the state tournament...
Dexter boys basketball team wins Round 3 against Kennett 61-45 on Senior Night (02/14/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The third time proved to be the charm for the Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball program against the Kennett Indians Friday night. Dexter scored the first seven points and led the rest of the way as it secured a 61-45 victory against Kennett on Senior Night at the Bearcat Event Center...
NMCC back in conference hunt after outlasting Jackson (02/14/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The last time New Madrid County Central faced a conference opponent, things got ugly. With the league's top team entering their home court on Friday, NMCC needed a win to stay afloat in the conference race and erase the bad taste of Poplar Bluff's 34-point win 10 days before...
Dexter boys basketball team wins Round 3 against Kennett 61-45 on Senior Night (02/14/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The third time proved to be the charm for the Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball program against the Kennett Indians Friday night. Dexter scored the first seven points and led the rest of the way as it secured a 61-45 victory against Kennett on Senior Night at the Bearcat Event Center...
February 13, 2015 Scoreboard (02/13/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Kennett falls to Cape Central, 57-24 (02/11/15)
The Kennett Lady Indians traveled to Cape Central on Monday night for an expectedly difficult battle against a district opponent.
Kennett falls to Cape Central, 57-38 (02/11/15)
The Kennett Lady Indians traveled to Cape Central on Monday night for an expectedly difficult battle against a district opponent.
Kennett weathers Senath-Hornersville's potent offense, prevails 81-67 (02/11/15)
A raucous crowd was deafening at times, as the Kennett Indians hosted Senath-Hornersville for the latest chapter in a local rivalry. After a very physical, hard-fought battle, it was Kennett who came away with a much needed victory.
Kennett weathers Senath-Hornersville's potent offense, prevails 81-67 (02/11/15)
A raucous crowd was deafening at times, as the Kennett Indians hosted Senath-Hornersville for the latest chapter in a local rivalry. After a very physical, hard-fought battle, it was Kennett who came away with a much needed victory.
High school roundup: Woodland boys basketball team beats Advance in OT (02/11/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
February 10, 2015 Scoreboard (02/10/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Scott City girls notch road win against Delta (02/10/15)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Scott City girls notch road win against Delta (02/10/15)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
February 9, 2015 Scoreboard (02/09/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Zalma boys basketball team downs Marquand-Zion for third place in conference tourney (02/07/15)
Brent Overbey nailed a game-high 25 points -- 15 of which came from behind the arc -- to lead the second-seeded Zalma Bulldogs in a vengeful victory over the fourth-seeded Marquand-Zion Tigers to a 75-62 win for third place in the Mississippi Valley Conference boys basketball tournament on Friday at Greenville High School...
High school roundup: Zalma boys basketball team downs Marquand-Zion for third place in conference tourney (02/07/15)
Brent Overbey nailed a game-high 25 points -- 15 of which came from behind the arc -- to lead the second-seeded Zalma Bulldogs in a vengeful victory over the fourth-seeded Marquand-Zion Tigers to a 75-62 win for third place in the Mississippi Valley Conference boys basketball tournament on Friday at Greenville High School...
Indians lack consistency in loss to Cape Central (02/07/15)
Consistency, or the lack thereof, has once again plagued the Kennett Indians. For every time they trimmed their deficit against Cape Central Friday night, scoring would dry while the Tigers pounced on the chance to score. The Indians lost 57-44.
Indians lack consistency in loss to Cape Central (02/07/15)
Consistency, or the lack thereof, has once again plagued the Kennett Indians. For every time they trimmed their deficit against Cape Central Friday night, scoring would dry while the Tigers pounced on the chance to score. The Indians lost 57-44.
February 6, 2015 Scoreboard (02/06/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Tomlinson honored at Kennett Indian Hall of Fame (02/06/15)
Special decorations adorn the Kennett Indian Hall of Fame plaque honoring former KHS coach, teacher, and administrator Don Tomlinson.The Hall of Fame display has been rearranged so that Tomlinson's plaque stands on its own. Tomlinson passed away late Wednesday evening after suffering a heart attack at his home...
Dexter outwrestles Kennett 66-12 (02/06/15)
DEXTER , Mo. - The Dexter varsity wrestling team concluded regular-season play with a 66-12 home victory against Kennett Thursday night. Dexter is slated to compete in the 15-team Class 2, District 1 with Affton, Park Hills Central, Kennett, Lutheran South, Miller Career Academy, Notre Dame, Owensville, Potosi, Roosevelt, St. Clair, St. Francis Borgia, Ste. Genevieve, Sullivan and Sumner Feb. 13-14 at Ste. Genevieve High School...
Kennett Lady Indians tower over Caruthersville, 57-27 (02/05/15)
The Kennett Lady Indians ultimately towered over Caruthersville with a 57-27, but it got off to a slow start. Kennett looked in control throughout the matchup, but head coach Jordan Penn felt compelled to call a timeout to summon the effort he expected from them...
Kennett falls to Dexter in freshman battle (02/05/15)
Throughout a long basketball season, it's rare that the freshman get a chance to shine on their own. Dexter and Kennett's underclassmen got the chance to do just that on the Indians home court, but it was Dexter who capitalized. After a close start, the Bearcats towered over the Indians with a 23-6 second quarter, then cruised on to a 61-44 victory...
Kennett Lady Indians tower over Caruthersville, 57-27 (02/05/15)
The Kennett Lady Indians ultimately towered over Caruthersville with a 57-27, but it got off to a slow start. Kennett looked in control throughout the matchup, but head coach Jordan Penn felt compelled to call a timeout to summon the effort he expected from them...
Kennett falls to Dexter in freshman battle (02/05/15)
Throughout a long basketball season, it's rare that the freshman get a chance to shine on their own. Dexter and Kennett's underclassmen got the chance to do just that on the Indians home court, but it was Dexter who capitalized. After a close start, the Bearcats towered over the Indians with a 23-6 second quarter, then cruised on to a 61-44 victory...
Southeast Missouri State football signee: Bud Hilburn (02/04/15)
Southeast Missouri State football coach Tom Matukewicz's message to Kennett senior Bud Hilburn throughout his recruitment and Kennett coach Aaron Pixley's description of Hilburn as a player were nearly one in the same. "I think Coach Tuke's message the whole time is just, 'Come in, do your job, work as hard as you can and I think things will be OK,'" Pixley said. ...
Bud Hilburn signs with Southeast Missouri State University (02/04/15)
On National Signing Day, the Southeast Missouri State University football team unveiled it's signing class. Among them, was Kennett's Bud Hilburn. HIlburn was joined by family, faculty and the entire 2014 Indians football team inside the Kennett High School library as he signed on for the next chapter of his athletic and academic career...
Bud Hilburn signs with Southeast Missouri State University (02/04/15)
On National Signing Day, the Southeast Missouri State University football team unveiled it's signing class. Among them, was Kennett's Bud Hilburn. HIlburn was joined by family, faculty and the entire 2014 Indians football team inside the Kennett High School library as he signed on for the next chapter of his athletic and academic career...
Big run seals Sikeston's victory over Kennett (02/03/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Coming off a weekend where they captured the 34th Annual Hillsboro Tournament championship, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs continued their hot streak Monday against visiting Kennett. Led by Tyra Bonner's game-high 13 points the Lady Bulldogs built a double-digit lead by halftime and rode a dominant third quarter to a 53-23 turbo-clocked win...
Senath-Hornersville tops Campbell in conference tournament preview (02/03/15)
After five straight losses on the road, the Kennett Indians got to spend the past week regrouping with a brief stint at home. It started out well with a win against Clarkton, but on Friday it was spoiled by an 82-76 lost to Charleston. Delfincko Bogan brought home a game-high 27 points for the Bluejays while Tenerrious Ewing scored 21. Andre Oliver led Kennett with 22 points while Rantrell Caruthers tallied 16...
Big run seals Sikeston's victory over Kennett (02/03/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Coming off a weekend where they captured the 34th Annual Hillsboro Tournament championship, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs continued their hot streak Monday against visiting Kennett. Led by Tyra Bonner's game-high 13 points the Lady Bulldogs built a double-digit lead by halftime and rode a dominant third quarter to a 53-23 turbo-clocked win...
February 2, 2015 Scoreboard (02/02/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
PREP ROUNDUP: Charleston slips by Kennett, Risco wins first (01/31/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Delfincko Bogan and Tenerrious Ewing led Charleston to an 82-76 win over Kennett Friday on the road. Bogan paced all scorers with 27 points and Ewing added 21. Mardareyon Clark chipped in 12 for Charleston (12-9, 3-2 SEMO Conference)...
Kennett's struggles continue in loss to Charleston (01/30/15)
After five straight losses on the road, the Kennett Indians got to spend the past week regrouping with a brief stint at home. It started out well with a win against Clarkton, but on Friday it was spoiled by an 82-76 lost to Charleston. Delfincko Bogan brought home a game-high 27 points for the Bluejays while Tenerrious Ewing scored 21. Andre Oliver led Kennett with 22 points while Rantrell Caruthers tallied 16...
Kennett's struggles continue in loss to Charleston (01/30/15)
After five straight losses on the road, the Kennett Indians got to spend the past week regrouping with a brief stint at home. It started out well with a win against Clarkton, but on Friday it was spoiled by an 82-76 lost to Charleston. Delfincko Bogan brought home a game-high 27 points for the Bluejays while Tenerrious Ewing scored 21. Andre Oliver led Kennett with 22 points while Rantrell Caruthers tallied 16...
Lady Indians fall to Poplar Bluff in overtime (01/30/15)
By BRIAN ROSENER Daily American Republic POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Fortunes reversed from long range in overtime Thursday night for Kennett. The Indians misfired twice after not missing a 3-point shot once Poplar Bluff took the lead on a rare 3 as the Mules won 48-42 in overtime...
January 30, 2015 Scoreboard (01/30/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Lady Indians fall to Poplar Bluff in overtime (01/30/15)
By BRIAN ROSENER Daily American Republic POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Fortunes reversed from long range in overtime Thursday night for Kennett. The Indians misfired twice after not missing a 3-point shot once Poplar Bluff took the lead on a rare 3 as the Mules won 48-42 in overtime...
Holcomb upsets Kennett for third place at Campbell JV Tournament (01/30/15)
Following a crushing defeat on Wednesday, the Holcomb Hornets bounced back by upsetting Kennett 38-35 for third place at the Campbell JV Tournament. "Last night was, honestly, probably my toughest loss as a coach at any level," said coach Corbin Clark after the game. "We were up 8 with two minutes left and didn't score another point."...
Holcomb upsets Kennett for third place at Campbell JV Tournament (01/30/15)
Following a crushing defeat on Wednesday, the Holcomb Hornets bounced back by upsetting Kennett 38-35 for third place at the Campbell JV Tournament. "Last night was, honestly, probably my toughest loss as a coach at any level," said coach Corbin Clark after the game. "We were up 8 with two minutes left and didn't score another point."...
January 29, 2015 Scoreboard (01/29/15)
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Late heroics at Campbell JV Tournament semifinals (01/29/15)
It was a night of high drama at the Campbell JV tournament semifinals. 5th place Neelyville upset 2nd place Kennett 47-42, while Campbell came from behind to beat Holcomb 39-38 thanks to a buzzer beater from Riley Peters.
Late heroics at Campbell JV Tournament semifinals (01/29/15)
It was a night of high drama at the Campbell JV tournament semifinals. 5th place Neelyville upset 2nd place Kennett 47-42, while Campbell came from behind to beat Holcomb 39-38 thanks to a buzzer beater from Riley Peters.
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs advance to semis, NMCC downs South Pemiscot (01/28/15)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com HILLBORO -- The top-seeded Sikeston Lady Bulldogs opened the 34th annual Hillsboro Girls Basketball Tournament on Tuesday with a 60-24 win over No. 8 Freeburg. Sikeston held Freeburg to single-digit scoring all four quarters and built a 27-12 lead by halftime. They went on to outscore Freeburg 33-13 in the second half to secure the win...
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs advance to semis, NMCC downs South Pemiscot (01/28/15)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com HILLBORO -- The top-seeded Sikeston Lady Bulldogs opened the 34th annual Hillsboro Girls Basketball Tournament on Tuesday with a 60-24 win over No. 8 Freeburg. Sikeston held Freeburg to single-digit scoring all four quarters and built a 27-12 lead by halftime. They went on to outscore Freeburg 33-13 in the second half to secure the win...
Dexter places 5th at SEMO Conference wrestling tournament, Ethan Stevens wins championship in 170-pound weight class (01/28/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. - The success continued for the Dexter Bearcats varsity wrestling program Saturday as it finished fifth at the SEMO Conference Wrestling Tournament in Sikeston. "I thought we had a good SEMO Conference tournament finishing fifth out of 12 teams for the second straight year," Dexter coach James Sneed said. ...
Kennett Indians return home, earn crucial win (01/27/15)
For the Kennett High School boys basketball team, wins have been hard to come by this season.
Kennett Indians return home, earn crucial win (01/27/15)
For the Kennett High School boys basketball team, wins have been hard to come by this season.
Jackson wrestling team wins third consecutive conference title (01/24/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jackson's third consecutive SEMO Conference wrestling tournament title didn't come without a little drama.
Hawkins, Stevens claim SEMO Conference wrestling titles (01/24/15)
sports@standard-demcorat.com SIKESTON -- Courtney Hawkins wasn't expected to finish or even compete in the 138-pound title match. But entering the SEMO Conference wrestling tournament, Hawkins carried the confidence of a top seed. The Sikeston senior became the school's third SEMO Conference tournament champion in the last eight years after pinning New Madrid County Central's Garrett Manley Saturday at the Sikeston Field House...
Sikeston sending nine wrestlers into final bracket of SEMO Conference tournament (01/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston wrestling team is about where they expected to be after pool play of the SEMO Conference Tournament. They are sending nine wrestlers to the championship bracket and are 1.5 points behind in the team standings for third place...
Sikeston sending nine wrestlers into final bracket of SEMO Conference tournament (01/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston wrestling team is about where they expected to be after pool play of the SEMO Conference Tournament. They are sending nine wrestlers to the championship bracket and are 1.5 points behind in the team standings for third place...
Sikeston rolls through Kennett 88-40 (01/23/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The questions that surround Sikeston head coach Gregg Holifield about his basketball team this season have mostly been concerned with consistency. Whether it's scoring or lapses in their historically stout defense, performing in both aspects have been hit or miss...
Sikeston rolls through Kennett 88-40 (01/23/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The questions that surround Sikeston head coach Gregg Holifield about his basketball team this season have mostly been concerned with consistency. Whether it's scoring or lapses in their historically stout defense, performing in both aspects have been hit or miss...
January 22, 2015 Scoreboard (01/22/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Basketball state rankings, playoff host sites set (01/23/15)
The Missouri Basketball Coaches Association released its latest state rankings Jan. 21. Three boys basketball teams and two girls basketball teams from the semoball.com coverage area are state-ranked. The Scott County Central boys are ranked sixth in Class 2, the New Madrid County Central boys are ranked fourth in Class 3 and the Cape Central boys are ranked sixth in Class 4...
Lady Indians offense sharpens up in win over Campbell (01/21/15)
While Heidi Shetley has typically led the Kennett Lady Indians on offense this season, it was her big sister who topped the scoring list in Tuesday's 53-24 win over Campbell. Kate Shetley scored a team-high 13 points for the Lady Indians, while Heidi Shetley and Hadley Hilburn both finished the game with 11 points. Taylor Osborn scored a game-high 15 points for Campbell...
Lady Indians offense sharpens up in win over Campbell (01/21/15)
While Heidi Shetley has typically led the Kennett Lady Indians on offense this season, it was her big sister who topped the scoring list in Tuesday's 53-24 win over Campbell. Kate Shetley scored a team-high 13 points for the Lady Indians, while Heidi Shetley and Hadley Hilburn both finished the game with 11 points. Taylor Osborn scored a game-high 15 points for Campbell...
Kennett faces uphill battle in second home meet (01/20/15)
The Kennett High School wrestling team endured a tough battle during the first home dual meet in school history. The Indians topped Valle Catholic 60-12, but the Warriors team consisted of only four wrestlers. That means a vast majority of Indian victories came in the form of forfeits. However, they earned points in two matches thanks to pins from Kaleb Tribble and Cody Roberts...
Kennett faces uphill battle in second home meet (01/20/15)
The Kennett High School wrestling team endured a tough battle during the first home dual meet in school history. The Indians topped Valle Catholic 60-12, but the Warriors team consisted of only four wrestlers. That means a vast majority of Indian victories came in the form of forfeits. However, they earned points in two matches thanks to pins from Kaleb Tribble and Cody Roberts...
Kennett beats hosts to claim Malden JV Tournament title (01/19/15)
The Kennett Indians capped off a grueling week of basketball by beating the host team for first place at the Malden JV tournament.
Kennett beats hosts to claim Malden JV Tournament title (01/19/15)
The Kennett Indians capped off a grueling week of basketball by beating the host team for first place at the Malden JV tournament.
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys basketball team extends winning streak to 9 games (01/16/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys basketball team extends winning streak to 9 games (01/16/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
Kennett hosts first wrestling meet in school history (01/15/15)
The Kennett Indians made more history on Thursday night, by hosting Dexter in the school's first-ever home wrestling meet.
Kennett hosts first wrestling meet in school history (01/15/15)
The Kennett Indians made more history on Thursday night, by hosting Dexter in the school's first-ever home wrestling meet.
January 15, 2015 Scoreboard (01/15/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
January 13, 2015 Scoreboard (01/13/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Dexter girls basketball team routs Kennett 62-24 (01/13/15)
KENNETT, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball program enjoyed one of its most dominating defensive performances of the season as it led wire to wire in a 62-24 road win against district rival Kennett Monday night. "I thought we really came out and set the tone defensively at the beginning of the game," Dexter coach Chad Allen said. "I thought our full-court press was really good and really active. We created turnovers and got a lot of points off turnovers."...
Dexter girls basketball team routs Kennett 62-24 (01/13/15)
KENNETT, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball program enjoyed one of its most dominating defensive performances of the season as it led wire to wire in a 62-24 road win against district rival Kennett Monday night. "I thought we really came out and set the tone defensively at the beginning of the game," Dexter coach Chad Allen said. "I thought our full-court press was really good and really active. We created turnovers and got a lot of points off turnovers."...
KHS among first round winners at Malden JV Tournament (01/12/15)
The Kennett Indians topped South Pemiscot 58-43 on Monday to advance in the Malden JV tournament, thanks to 21 points from Patrick Maddox and a trio of scorers who combined for 24 more.
KHS among first round winners at Malden JV Tournament (01/12/15)
The Kennett Indians topped South Pemiscot 58-43 on Monday to advance in the Malden JV tournament, thanks to 21 points from Patrick Maddox and a trio of scorers who combined for 24 more.
Lady Indians face issues in win over Malden, 44-28 (01/08/15)
The Malden Green Wave brought quite a fight to the Lady Indians on Thursday night. Malden possessed enough power in the paint to keep Heidi Shetley at bay for parts of the game, but she eventually found her way to the basket while Dakayla Duckworth filled in the gaps.
Lady Indians face issues in win over Malden, 44-28 (01/08/15)
The Malden Green Wave brought quite a fight to the Lady Indians on Thursday night. Malden possessed enough power in the paint to keep Heidi Shetley at bay for parts of the game, but she eventually found her way to the basket while Dakayla Duckworth filled in the gaps.
January 8, 2015 Scoreboard (01/08/15)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Jimerson's 41 backs NMCC win, Dexter falls on the road (01/07/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com KENNETT -- Led by Willie Jimerson's 41 points, the New Madrid County Central Eagles held off Kennett 70-63 on the road Tuesday. Jimerson went 6 for 10 at the free throw line in the fourth quarter, which was tied at 61-all with less than three minutes to go...
Bulldog wrestling team sweeps home meet (01/07/15)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team picked up a pair of dominant wins against Kennett and Park Hills Central on Tuesday while hosting a tri-meet. Sikeston defeated the Indians 70-4 and the Rebels 58-13. Against Kennett, eight of their matches were won by pinfall while surrendering only one match...
Bulldog wrestling team sweeps home meet (01/07/15)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team picked up a pair of dominant wins against Kennett and Park Hills Central on Tuesday while hosting a tri-meet. Sikeston defeated the Indians 70-4 and the Rebels 58-13. Against Kennett, eight of their matches were won by pinfall while surrendering only one match...
PREP ROUNDUP: Jimerson's 41 backs NMCC win, Dexter falls on the road (01/07/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com KENNETT -- Led by Willie Jimerson's 41 points, the New Madrid County Central Eagles held off Kennett 70-63 on the road Tuesday. Jimerson went 6 for 10 at the free throw line in the fourth quarter, which was tied at 61-all with less than three minutes to go...
KHS loses close battle against New Madrid County Central (01/06/15)
Following their second place finish at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament, the Kennett Indians went back to the drawing board to right the wrongs that cost them the title.
KHS loses close battle against New Madrid County Central (01/06/15)
Following their second place finish at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament, the Kennett Indians went back to the drawing board to right the wrongs that cost them the title.
January 6, 2015 Scoreboard (01/06/15)
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Shetley's 31 propels Kennett over Senath-Hornersville (01/05/15)
Heidi Shetley came through with another dominant performance on Monday night, as the Lady Indians hosted Senath-Hornersville in their first game back from winter break.
Shetley's 31 propels Kennett over Senath-Hornersville (01/05/15)
Heidi Shetley came through with another dominant performance on Monday night, as the Lady Indians hosted Senath-Hornersville in their first game back from winter break.
Bernie claims fourth Bloomfield Christmas Tournament title in school history (12/31/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - A trip back to the championship with a more appealing outcome became a high objective for the Bernie Mules as soon as they laid eyes on the 2014 Bloomfield Christmas Tournament bracket. "We worked really hard and we thought we could win this tournament coming in," Bernie senior Caleb Ellenburg said. ...
Bernie claims fourth Bloomfield Christmas Tournament title in school history (01/01/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - A trip back to the championship with a more appealing outcome became a high objective for the Bernie Mules as soon as they laid eyes on the 2014 Bloomfield Christmas Tournament bracket. "We worked really hard and we thought we could win this tournament coming in," Bernie senior Caleb Ellenburg said. ...
Bernie-Kennett Bloomfield Christmas Tournament championship materializes again (12/30/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The stage is set for the third Bernie-Kennett Bloomfield Christmas Tournament championship in the last six years. The No. 4 seeded Bernie Mules secured their second straight appearance in Tuesday's 8:30 p.m. title game with a 45-38 semifinal victory against top-seeded Hayti Monday...
Kennett eye improvements following tournament loss (12/31/14)
In their sixth consecutive appearance Bloomfield Christmas Tournament championship game, the Bernie's impressive offense proved too much for the Kennett Indians. Kennett battled hard throughout the game but ultimately lost 49-45.
Kennett eye improvements following tournament loss (12/31/14)
In their sixth consecutive appearance Bloomfield Christmas Tournament championship game, the Bernie's impressive offense proved too much for the Kennett Indians. Kennett battled hard throughout the game but ultimately lost 49-45.
Bernie-Kennett Bloomfield Christmas Tournament championship materializes again (12/31/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The stage is set for the third Bernie-Kennett Bloomfield Christmas Tournament championship in the last six seasons. The No. 4 seeded Bernie Mules secured their second straight appearance in Tuesday's 8:30 p.m. title game with a 45-38 semifinal victory against top-seeded Hayti Monday victory...
Kennett earn place in sixth consecutive BCT final (12/30/14)
The Kennett Indians have battled their way into their sixth consecutive final at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament.
Kennett earn place in sixth consecutive BCT final (12/30/14)
The Kennett Indians have battled their way into their sixth consecutive final at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament.
PREP ROUNDUP: Bernie, Kennett advance to Bloomfield tournament finals (12/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- It took overtime, but the Bernie Mules are back in the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament semifinals. After missing a buzzer beater in regulation the Mules outscored top-seeded Hayti in overtime 9-2 for a 45-38 win...
Late heroics propel Kennett over Dexter, 42-41 (12/29/14)
If you're only going to score three points in a game, why not save them for when they count the most. That's exactly what Landon Vaughan did Saturday night at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament.
Late heroics propel Kennett over Dexter, 42-41 (12/29/14)
If you're only going to score three points in a game, why not save them for when they count the most. That's exactly what Landon Vaughan did Saturday night at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament.
No. 6 Dexter nearly pulls off upset against No. 3 Kennett (12/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- After watching seventh-seeded Bloomfield stun second-seeded Malden, the Dexter Bearcats looked ready to pull off a second-straight upset Saturday night at the Bloomfield Christmad Tournament. Unfortunately for the sixth-seeded Bearcats, a few late rebounds proved to be the difference in game where third-seeded Kennett held on for a 42-41 quarterfinal win...
Dexter comes within a field goal of knocking off defending BCT champion Kennett (12/28/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats came up just shy in its bid to upend the defending Bloomfield Christmas Tournament champion Kennett Indians Saturday night. No. 3 seeded Kennett hit a go-ahead free throw with 5.6 seconds remaining and escaped with a 42-41 victory a little later after No. 6 seeded Dexter missed a desperation 3-pointer from near its own bench at the buzzer...
Bernie, Bloomfield & Dexter collect first-round wins at BCT (all BCT box scores included) (12/27/14)
Three SCAA teams remain in contention for the ultimate prize at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament after Day 1 action. The Bernie Mules, Dexter Bearcats and Bloomfield Wildcats secured opening-round victories Friday at the 16-team tournament...
Dexter comes within a field goal of knocking off defending BCT champion Kennett (12/28/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats came up just shy in its bid to upend the defending Bloomfield Christmas Tournament champion Kennett Indians Saturday night. No. 3 seeded Kennett hit a go-ahead free throw with 5.6 seconds remaining and escaped with a 42-41 victory a little later after No. 6 seeded Dexter missed a desperation 3-pointer from near its own bench at the buzzer...
Bernie, Bloomfield & Dexter collect first-round wins at BCT (all BCT box scores included) (12/27/14)
Three SCAA teams remain in contention for the ultimate prize at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament after Day 1 action. The Bernie Mules, Dexter Bearcats and Bloomfield Wildcats secured opening-round victories Friday at the 16-team tournament...
Dexter takes down Portageville, seeds hold true during first round at Bloomfield (12/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- Unable to make up for a rough start, 11th-seeded Portageville fell to sixth-seeded Dexter 62-47 Friday in the opening round of the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament. "We played a good second half, but the first half we didn't show up," Bulldogs' head coach Jason Irby said. "That's been something we've struggled with all year, playing four quarters. Until we decide to play four quarters we might be in trouble."...
Kennett advances in Bloomfield Christmas Tournament (12/26/14)
The Kennett Indians prevailed in the first round of the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament by cruising past Doniphan 64-48. Despite a near 20 point victory, coach Jim Vaughan saw plenty of areas for the Indians to improve upon ahead of Saturday's quarter final battle.
Kennett advances in Bloomfield Christmas Tournament (12/26/14)
The Kennett Indians prevailed in the first round of the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament by cruising past Doniphan 64-48. Despite a near 20 point victory, coach Jim Vaughan saw plenty of areas for the Indians to improve upon ahead of Saturday's quarter final battle.
Kennett falls to Greenville in Lady Royals Classic fifth place battle (12/23/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians were forced to settle for sixth place after losing 47-27 to Greenville at the Lady Royals Christmas Classic at Twin Rivers High School Tuesday evening. It's a disappointing end to Kennett's run in the tournament, but the silver lining is that they finished three places higher than their ninth place seed. They also enter the holiday break with a clear idea of what they need to do in order to be successful in the second half of the season...
Kennett falls to Greenville in Lady Royals Classic fifth place battle (12/23/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians were forced to settle for sixth place after losing 47-27 to Greenville at the Lady Royals Christmas Classic at Twin Rivers High School Tuesday evening. It's a disappointing end to Kennett's run in the tournament, but the silver lining is that they finished three places higher than their ninth place seed. They also enter the holiday break with a clear idea of what they need to do in order to be successful in the second half of the season...
Dexter puts Kennett away late 55-33 at Lady Royals Classic (12/23/14)
BROSELEY, Mo. - The top-seeded Dexter Bearcats reached the semifinals of the Lady Royals Classic with a 55-33 quarterfinal victory against the No. 9 seeded Kennett Indians Saturday afternoon. Kennett got as close as 32-25 with 1:22 left in the third quarter after trailing 26-15 at halftime...
Kennett to play for fifth place in Lady Royals Christmas Classic (12/22/14)
The Lady Indians struggled mightily during the first quarter of the game, but over the next three quarters, they managed to grind their way back into the game and win 44-36. The victory gives Kennett the opportunity to play Greenville (11) for fifth place on Tuesday night.
Kennett to play for fifth place in Lady Royals Christmas Classic (12/22/14)
The Lady Indians struggled mightily during the first quarter of the game, but over the next three quarters, they managed to grind their way back into the game and win 44-36. The victory gives Kennett the opportunity to play Greenville (11) for fifth place on Tuesday night.
December 20, 2014 Scoreboard (12/20/14)
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High school roundup: St. Vincent boys rally past Leopold (12/19/14)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
PREP ROUNDUP: Oran takes down South Pemiscot on the road (12/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com STEELE -- Tatum May scored 22 points on 10 of 16 shooting Thursday during Oran's 69-25 win over South Pemiscot. May also had seven steals. Allie Cummins added 15 points while Brianna Stause and Hannah Scherer each chipped in 10. Ashlyn McIntosh scored six points and added a game-high 10 rebounds...
High school roundup: St. Vincent boys rally past Leopold (12/19/14)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
Kennett starts Lady Royals Classic with win (12/18/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians started off strong at the Lady Royals Classic at Twin Rivers High School in Brosely. In their first game of the tournament, they trounced Chaffee 42-25, setting up a tough battle on Saturday against Dexter. Heidi Shetley once again led Kennett on offense, this time by scoring 21 points. Dakayla Duckworth scored 8 points while grabbing 7 rebounds. The Lady Indians also shot 7-9 from the free throw line in the fourth quarter...
Kennett starts Lady Royals Classic with win (12/18/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians started off strong at the Lady Royals Classic at Twin Rivers High School in Brosely. In their first game of the tournament, they trounced Chaffee 42-25, setting up a tough battle on Saturday against Dexter. Heidi Shetley once again led Kennett on offense, this time by scoring 21 points. Dakayla Duckworth scored 8 points while grabbing 7 rebounds. The Lady Indians also shot 7-9 from the free throw line in the fourth quarter...
December 18, 2014 Scoreboard (12/18/14)
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Sikeston wrestling team sweeps NMCC and Kennett (12/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- In their final tune up before this weekend's Tiger Classic, the Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team picked up a pair of home wins Tuesday in a tri-meet with Kennett and New Madrid County Central. The Bulldogs cruised by the Indians 75-6 before closing out the night in convincing fashion, 52-15, against the Eagles...
Sikeston wrestling team sweeps NMCC and Kennett (12/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- In their final tune up before this weekend's Tiger Classic, the Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team picked up a pair of home wins Tuesday in a tri-meet with Kennett and New Madrid County Central. The Bulldogs cruised by the Indians 75-6 before closing out the night in convincing fashion, 52-15, against the Eagles...
Kennett falls to Malden in the final minutes, 64-58 (12/16/14)
KENNETT, Mo. - A strong third quarter allowed the Malden Green Wave to gain just enough momentum to beat the Kennett Indians 64-58, despite an intense, back and forth fourth quarter on the Indians home court. Rantrell Caruthers led Kennett with 20 points, but two Malden players finished with 23 points each; Shaeen Perkins and Cortez Dobbins...
Kennett falls to Malden in the final minutes, 64-58 (12/16/14)
KENNETT, Mo. - A strong third quarter allowed the Malden Green Wave to gain just enough momentum to beat the Kennett Indians 64-58, despite an intense, back and forth fourth quarter on the Indians home court. Rantrell Caruthers led Kennett with 20 points, but two Malden players finished with 23 points each; Shaeen Perkins and Cortez Dobbins...
December 16, 2014 Scoreboard (12/16/14)
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Rested, Kennett beats Hayti 55-18 (12/16/14)
HAYTI, Mo. - Sometimes, a bit of rest does a lot of good. That appears to be the case for Kennett's Lady Indians. On Monday night, they traveled to Hayti and cruised to a 55-18 victory. "I thought we came out and played hard," said coach Jordan Penn after the game. Penn appears to have settled in to his new coaching role, despite taking it on two weeks later than every other coach in the district...
Rested, Kennett beats Hayti 55-18 (12/16/14)
HAYTI, Mo. - Sometimes, a bit of rest does a lot of good. That appears to be the case for Kennett's Lady Indians. On Monday night, they traveled to Hayti and cruised to a 55-18 victory. "I thought we came out and played hard," said coach Jordan Penn after the game. Penn appears to have settled in to his new coaching role, despite taking it on two weeks later than every other coach in the district...
Usually spot on, SEMO Conference seeds were anything but this year (12/13/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Historically the seedings for the SEMO Conference tournament have been spot on. That wasn't the case this year. The 2014 tournament was littered with upsets and for the first time since its inception in 2006 two underdogs, as far as seedings go, made it to the championship game...
District baseball alignments announced, defending state champion Cooter moves to Class 2 (12/12/14)
The path to a district baseball championship got a bit tougher for a defending state champion and a pair of SCAA talents Friday. The Missouri High School Activities Association released district alignments for baseball for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons Friday...
Lady Indians fall to Lady Bulldogs in thriller (12/12/14)
After four thrilling quarters, Portageville exacted revenge on the Indians by winning 49-47 in the final seconds.
Lady Indians fall to Lady Bulldogs in thriller (12/12/14)
After four thrilling quarters, Portageville exacted revenge on the Indians by winning 49-47 in the final seconds.
Kennett claims 7th grade Bootheel Conference Tournament championship (12/12/14)
Kennett's 7th grade basketball team beat Campbell 48-34 to claim the Bootheel Conference Tournament championship at South Pemiscot High School. The Indians were also awarded the first place plaque for they're undefeated conference record.
High school roundup: Central, Notre Dame basketball teams to meet in consolation (12/11/14)
Central's Al Young had a game-high 20 points to lead the second-seeded Tigers' boys basketball team to a win over third-seeded Sikeston in a SEMO Conference Tournament consolation semifinal on Wednesday at Sikeston High School. Andre Statam added 18 points in the win, while Peyton Montgomery scored 10 and netted the 1,000th point of his high school career in the process...
December 10, 2014 Scoreboard (12/10/14)
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Kennett ends run at SEMO Conference Tournament (12/10/14)
The Kennett Indians are out of the SEMO Conference Tournament, after falling to Notre Dame 63-43 in the consolation semifinal in Sikeston. T
Kennett ends run at SEMO Conference Tournament (12/10/14)
The Kennett Indians are out of the SEMO Conference Tournament, after falling to Notre Dame 63-43 in the consolation semifinal in Sikeston. T
Top-seeded Jackson boys reach semis of conference basketball tournament (12/10/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Led by 27 points by senior Blake Reynolds, the top-seeded Jackson boys basketball team cruised into a semifinal in the SEMO Conference Tournament with a 72-40 win over Kennett on Tuesday.
Top-seeded Jackson boys reach semis of conference basketball tournament (12/10/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Led by 27 points by senior Blake Reynolds, the top-seeded Jackson boys basketball team cruised into a semifinal in the SEMO Conference Tournament with a 72-40 win over Kennett on Tuesday.
High school roundup: Central swim team hosts Splash Out Cancer Meet (12/10/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Dexter's second half struggles prevents elusive tournament win (12/09/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A healthy offense and stout defense in the first half had the Dexter faithful hoping this time around the SEMO Conference tournament may be different. But halftime came and went and took with it the Bearcats' offense...
Kennett battles back against Malden in Bootheel Conference Tournament (12/09/14)
A 16 point performance by Marsayv'Aun Harrell propelled Kennett's seventh grade basketball team in a come-from-behind victory over Malden in the Bootheel Conference Tournament semifinals.
December 9, 2014 Scoreboard (12/09/14)
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Dexter's second half struggles prevents elusive tournament win (12/09/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A healthy offense and stout defense in the first half had the Dexter faithful hoping this time around the SEMO Conference tournament may be different. But halftime came and went and took with it the Bearcats' offense...
Dexter drops SEMO Conference Tournament opener to Kennett (12/08/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball program jumped out to a 23-13 lead but was unable to generate enough offense in the second half to secure a victory in its opening-round contest at the SEMO Conference Tournament Monday night at Sikeston...
Dexter drops SEMO Conference Tournament opener to Kennett (12/08/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball program jumped out to a 23-13 lead but was unable to generate enough offense in the second half to secure a victory in its opening-round contest at the SEMO Conference Tournament Monday night at Sikeston...
December 8, 2014 Scoreboard (12/08/14)
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Kennett tops Portageville at Bulldog Classic (12/06/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians basketball team earned their spot in the final of the Bulldog Classic, after beating Portageville in a game that pitted sibling coaches against one another.
Kennett High School wrestling hails first win in school history (12/06/14)
On Tuesday, Kennett High School made history by winning it's very first wrestling match at a meet at New Madrid County Central. The Indians beat Notre Dame, before losing to New Madrid.
Kennett High School wrestling hails first win in school history (12/06/14)
On Tuesday, Kennett High School made history by winning it's very first wrestling match at a meet at New Madrid County Central. The Indians beat Notre Dame, before losing to New Madrid.
Kennett tops Portageville at Bulldog Classic (12/06/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians basketball team earned their spot in the final of the Bulldog Classic, after beating Portageville in a game that pitted sibling coaches against one another.
Jackson pair take home SEMO Conference's highest football honors (12/04/14)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Jackson Indians swept the two biggest awards Wednesday night during the 69th Annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Gridiron Banquet at the Black River Coliseum. Dante Vandeven was awarded the SEMO Conference's highest honor with the Carr Award as best high school football player in Southeast Missouri...
Kennett football earns SEMO All-Conference nods (12/04/14)
Seven Kennett High School football players earned their spot on the SEMO Central All-Conference team. The selections were announced at a banquet Wednesday night in Sikeston.
Kennett football earns SEMO All-Conference nods (12/04/14)
Seven Kennett High School football players earned their spot on the SEMO Central All-Conference team. The selections were announced at a banquet Wednesday night in Sikeston.
SEMO All-Conference football teams selected (12/04/14)
The 2014 SEMO Confernce teams are selected by the coaches. SEMO NORTH Offense First Team QB -- Dante Vandeven, Jackson, Sr., 6-2, 190 RB -- Braion Owens, Cape Central, Sr., 5-11, 190 RB -- Earnest Fobbs, Sikeston, Jr., 6-1, 170 RB -- Bi Nguyen, Poplar Bluff, Sr., 5-9, 140...
Jackson pair take home SEMO Conference's highest football honors (12/04/14)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Jackson Indians swept the two biggest awards Wednesday night during the 69th Annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Gridiron Banquet at the Black River Coliseum. Dante Vandeven was awarded the SEMO Conference's highest honor with the Carr Award as best high school football player in Southeast Missouri...
Jackson QB Vandeven claims Carr Award (12/03/14)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Jackson Indians swept the two biggest awards Wednesday night during the 69th Annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Gridiron Banquet at the Black River Coliseum. Dante Vandeven was awarded the SEMO Conference's highest honor with the Carr Award as best high school football player in Southeast Missouri...
Jackson QB Vandeven claims Carr Award (12/03/14)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Jackson Indians swept the two biggest awards Wednesday night during the 69th Annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Gridiron Banquet at the Black River Coliseum. Dante Vandeven was awarded the SEMO Conference's highest honor with the Carr Award as best high school football player in Southeast Missouri...
Kennett tops New Madrid County Central at JV tournament (12/01/14)
Kennett's junior varsity basketball team took center stage as they hosted the first day of the JV tournament. The contest also features Dyer County, New Madrid County Central (NMCC), and Poplar Bluff.
Kennett's 7th grade beats Dexter, 8th grade falls (12/01/14)
Kennett's middle school boys basketball team hosted Dexter Monday night. The seventh grade powered past the Bearcats 31-25, before the eighth grade struggled in a 33-18 loss.
Kennett tops New Madrid County Central at JV tournament (12/01/14)
Kennett's junior varsity basketball team took center stage as they hosted the first day of the JV tournament. The contest also features Dyer County, New Madrid County Central (NMCC), and Poplar Bluff.
Six Dexter players make media all-region football team (12/01/14)
The Missouri Sportswriters Association released its all-region football team Monday. Six Dexter football players were selected to the Class 3 all-region team. Dexter junior offensive lineman Jared Deal was selected first-team offense. Deal made the line calls and was a tenacious blocker...
All-Region high school football teams (12/01/14)
The 2014 Southeast Missouri All-Region football teams selected by a panel of sportswriters from eight publications. OFFENSE First team QB -- Dante Vandeven, Jackson, Sr. 6-2, 190 lbs. RB -- Braion Owens, Cape Central, Sr. 5-11, 190 lbs. RB -- Earnest Fobbs, Sikeston, Jr. 6-1, 170 lbs...
Stoddard County boys and girls basketball previews (12/01/14)
By DUSTIN WARD Daily Statesman ADVANCE, Mo. - Expectations remain high for the Advance Hornets varsity boys basketball program after a trip to the Class 2 state quarterfinals last season. "I expect a lot this season," Advance second-year coach Bubba Wheetley said. "It's going to be hard to replace Lane, but we've got some young kids coming up who can shoot and handle the ball pretty good. We are really looking forward to this year."...
Indians lose to West Memphis at Riverbend Classic (11/28/14)
Kennett lost 48-35 Friday night, in one of the two games they will play at the 20th Riverbend Classic at New Madrid County Central High School.
Wrestling team joins new era of Kennett High School sports (11/28/14)
Days after wrapping up perhaps the most successful football season in recent history at Kennett High School, coaches Aaron Pixley and Arlen Pixley joined roughly 25 athletes inside the multi-purpose room at South Elementary for their first wrestling practice.
Wrestling team joins new era of Kennett High School sports (11/28/14)
Days after wrapping up perhaps the most successful football season in recent history at Kennett High School, coaches Aaron Pixley and Arlen Pixley joined roughly 25 athletes inside the multi-purpose room at South Elementary for their first wrestling practice.
Indians lose to West Memphis at Riverbend Classic (11/28/14)
Kennett lost 48-35 Friday night, in one of the two games they will play at the 20th Riverbend Classic at New Madrid County Central High School.
Kennett Girls Basketball: No stranger to adversity (11/26/14)
The seniors of Kennett High School's girls basketball are entering the 2014-15 season with their fifth coach in four years. Less than three weeks before the start of the new season, Richard Driscoll resigned for personal reasons, forcing the administration to scramble to find a replacement.
Kennett Girls Basketball: No stranger to adversity (11/26/14)
The seniors of Kennett High School's girls basketball are entering the 2014-15 season with their fifth coach in four years. Less than three weeks before the start of the new season, Richard Driscoll resigned for personal reasons, forcing the administration to scramble to find a replacement.
Central Girls Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: SEMO Conference Coach: Sherri Shirrell, 10th year District: Class 4 District 1 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Maddie Daum, Kassidy Pannier, Sarah Boerboom Starters lost: Kelly Morton, Bailey Bliss Last year's record: 5-21 Postseason result: Lost to Kennett 46-43 in a district quarterfinal...
Dexter wrestlers in search of repeat success (11/25/14)
Dexter wrestling coach James Sneed hopes his program continues to make strides in the right direction after sending 10 wrestlers to state, graduate Trevor Waldner claiming the state title in the 138-pound weight class and the team finishing second in its Class 2 district last season...
For Hilburn, Pixley, all-region honors are a culmination of hard work (11/24/14)
Less than a week after the honors were announced, both Hilburn and Pixley reflected on the honors after a long season of ups and downs, which ultimately culminated with an appearance in a district championship game.
For Hilburn, Pixley, all-region honors are a culmination of hard work (11/24/14)
Less than a week after the honors were announced, both Hilburn and Pixley reflected on the honors after a long season of ups and downs, which ultimately culminated with an appearance in a district championship game.
Jordan Penn named Kennett High School girls basketball head coach (11/21/14)
Jordan Penn has been named head coach of the Kennett High School girls basketball team, according to Kennett School District Assistant Superintendent and Athletic Administrator Brandon Jones.
Confidence prevails at Bootheel Conference Tournament (11/21/14)
At the 2014 Girls Junior High Bootheel Conference Tournament in Senath-Hornersville, the hosts earned spots in both seventh and eighth grade tournament finals. The seventh grade earned a championship trophy after a hard-fought battle, while the eighth grade were overpowered by the number four seed.
Confidence prevails at Bootheel Conference Tournament (11/21/14)
At the 2014 Girls Junior High Bootheel Conference Tournament in Senath-Hornersville, the hosts earned spots in both seventh and eighth grade tournament finals. The seventh grade earned a championship trophy after a hard-fought battle, while the eighth grade were overpowered by the number four seed.
Jordan Penn named Kennett High School girls basketball head coach (11/21/14)
Jordan Penn has been named head coach of the Kennett High School girls basketball team, according to Kennett School District Assistant Superintendent and Athletic Administrator Brandon Jones.
Seeds released for SEMO Conference tournament (11/20/14)
SIKESTON -- The Jackson Indians were selected as the top seed for the 2014 SEMO Conference tournament Wednesday night. The Indians were winners of their first conference tournament in school history last season taking down Notre Dame 62-42. Cape Central was named the second seed followed by Sikeston at No. ...
Southeast Missouri Area Football Coaches Association announces all-region team (11/20/14)
The Southeast Missouri Area Football Coaches Association released its 2014 All-Region teams Wednesday and several local athletes were selected. The full list is as follows: Class 4 & 5 Offense First team QB -- Dante Vandever, Jackson, Sr. RB -- Chris Walsh, Hillsboro, Sr...
Southeast Missouri Area Football Coaches Association announces all-region team (11/20/14)
The Southeast Missouri Area Football Coaches Association released its 2014 All-Region teams Wednesday and several local athletes were selected. The full list is as follows: Class 4 & 5 Offense First team QB -- Dante Vandever, Jackson, Sr. RB -- Chris Walsh, Hillsboro, Sr...
Kennett girls basketball coach resigns (11/19/14)
Richard Driscoll has resigned from his position as head coach of the Kennett Middle School and High School girls basketball teams, affective immediately.
Kennett girls basketball coach resigns (11/19/14)
Richard Driscoll has resigned from his position as head coach of the Kennett Middle School and High School girls basketball teams, affective immediately.
2014-2015 Kennett Girls Basketball Schedule (11/19/14)
Eighth graders shine at Bootheel Conference Tournament Day 2 (11/18/14)
Crowds gathered inside the Senath-Hornersville gymnasium Tuesday for the second night of the girls Bootheel Conference basketball tournament. This time, the talents of the area's eighth graders were on display.
Eighth graders shine at Bootheel Conference Tournament Day 2 (11/18/14)
Crowds gathered inside the Senath-Hornersville gymnasium Tuesday for the second night of the girls Bootheel Conference basketball tournament. This time, the talents of the area's eighth graders were on display.
Day 1 of girls Bootheel Conference Tournament (11/17/14)
Senath-Hornersville hosts the girls Bootheel Conference junior high basketball tournament throughout the week. The first day of play featured the seventh grade teams, with the hosts proving why they may be the strongest team in the tournament.
Day 1 of girls Bootheel Conference Tournament (11/17/14)
Senath-Hornersville hosts the girls Bootheel Conference junior high basketball tournament throughout the week. The first day of play featured the seventh grade teams, with the hosts proving why they may be the strongest team in the tournament.
Black and Gold Game showcases athletes of all ages (11/14/14)
Indians fans crowded the Kennett High School gymnasium for the annual Black and Gold basketball game.
Host sites set for basketball districts (11/13/14)
Host sites have been selected for Missouri high school district basketball tournaments for the 2014-15 season. Sikeston is slated to host Class 4, District 1, boys and girls tournaments which feature Cape Central, Dexter, Kennett, Notre Dame, Perryville and Sikeston...
Dexter middle school girls basketball teams beat Kennett (11/12/14)
The Dexter middle school girls basketball program cruised to road wins at Kennett Tuesday night. The Dexter seventh grade girls held Kennett scorless in the first half on its way to a 24-5 victory. The Dexter eighth grade girls beat Kennett 56-16. The Dexter middle school girls basketball program concludes its season Thursday night when it visits Sikeston at 5 p.m...
Dexter middle school girls basketball teams beat Kennett (11/12/14)
The Dexter middle school girls basketball program cruised to road wins at Kennett Tuesday night. The Dexter seventh grade girls held Kennett scorless in the first half on its way to a 24-5 victory. The Dexter eighth grade girls beat Kennett 56-16. The Dexter middle school girls basketball program concludes its season Thursday night when it visits Sikeston at 5 p.m...
Kennett's historic season ends at district final (11/11/14)
An historic football season has ended for Kennett. On Friday, Nov. 7, the Indians lost 48-14 to Central High School in Park Hills, finishing second in the Class 3, District 1 tournament behind one of the strongest teams in the state.
Kennett's historic season ends at district final (11/10/14)
A historic football season has ended for Kennett. On Friday night, the Indians lost 48-14 to Central High School in Park Hills, finishing second in the Class 3, District 1 tournament behind one of the strongest teams in the state.
Kennet's historic season ends at district final (11/08/14)
A historic football season has ended for Kennett. On Friday night, the Indians lost 48-14 to Central High School in Park Hills, finishing second in the Class 3, District 1 tournament behind one of the strongest teams in the state.
Kennett Indians football fight for a district championship (11/09/14)
Like many businesses across Kennett, the windows of The Gym-BKA Athletics are painted with words encouraging the high school football team. One window reads "Why not us?"
Kennett tops Charleston in overtime thriller (11/06/14)
Kennett's fast paced offense prevailed once again on Thursday night, as the eighth grade team battled back against a strong Charleston side to win 34-33 in overtime.
Kennett Indians football fight for a district championship (11/06/14)
Like many businesses across Kennett, the windows of The Gym-BKA Athletics are painted with words encouraging the high school football team. One window reads "Why not us?"
Kennett tops Charleston in overtime thriller (11/06/14)
Kennett's fast paced offense prevailed once again on Thursday night, as the eighth grade team battled back against a strong Charleston side to win 34-33 in overtime.
Holcomb falls to established Kennett program (11/04/14)
Kennett Middle School's girls basketball team traveled to Holcomb on Monday night, where both seventh and eighth grade teams won in convincing fashion.
Holcomb falls to established Kennett program (11/04/14)
Kennett Middle School's girls basketball team traveled to Holcomb on Monday night, where both seventh and eighth grade teams won in convincing fashion.
Kennett earns trip to district final (11/03/14)
For the second week in a row, the Kennett defied the odds. While hosting their first district tournament game in 28 years, the Indians delivered another stellar performance in a 37-6 victory over Fredericktown in the Class 3, District 1 tournament.
Kennett earns trip to district final (11/03/14)
For the second week in a row, the Kennett defied the odds. While hosting their first district tournament game in 28 years, the Indians delivered another stellar performance in a 37-6 victory over Fredericktown in the Class 3, District 1 tournament.
District tournament football returns to Kennett (10/27/14)
Now, 28 years later, a Class 3, District 1 tournament semifinal game will take place at Metz Cherry Stadium this Friday, after the Indians triumphed over Ste. Genevieve in a 42-36 victory on the Dragons' home turf. The win sets up an historic battle for the Indians, as they're now set to host a rematch against Fredericktown.
District tournament football returns to Kennett (10/27/14)
Now, 28 years later, a Class 3, District 1 tournament semifinal game will take place at Metz Cherry Stadium this Friday, after the Indians triumphed over Ste. Genevieve in a 42-36 victory on the Dragons' home turf. The win sets up an historic battle for the Indians, as they're now set to host a rematch against Fredericktown.
Prep Football Glance -- District Round 1 (10/23/14)
Chaffee at Valle Catholic Records: Chaffee 0-8; Valle Catholic 9-0 Series History: Valle Catholic leads 21-0 Last Meeting: 2011, Valle Catholic won 48-13 Last Week: Chaffee lost to Kelly 48-18; Valle Catholic defeated St. Pius X 47-9 Outlook: Chaffee is seeking history as they have never beaten Valle Catholic in 21 tries. ...
District volleyball championships set (all Monday playoff scores included) (10/21/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The top-seeded Dexter Bearcats withstood a bit of a slow start and finished with a bang in a 25-18, 25-13 victory against the fifth-seeded Fredericktown Blackcats in a Class 3, District 1, semifinal Monday night. Top-seeded Dexter (27-3-1) advances to play second-seeded Perryville (24-8-1) for the district championship Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Bearcat Event Center...
Kennett prepare for Ste. Genevieve after decisive win in East Prairie (10/20/14)
Following a decisive victory over East Prairie Friday night, the Kennett Indians are now set to travel to Ste. Genevieve in round 1 of the Class 3 district tournament.
Kennett prepare for Ste. Genevieve after decisive win in East Prairie (10/20/14)
Following a decisive victory over East Prairie Friday night, the Kennett Indians are now set to travel to Ste. Genevieve in round 1 of the Class 3 district tournament.
East Prairie slips in district standings after loss to Kennett (10/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- With a chance to lock up the second seed in the Class 2, District 1 standings, the East Prairie Eagles couldn't muster that same second half magic against Kennett they've had so often this season. A dominant second quarter by junior quarterback Edward Wilson, who totaled six scores on the game, put the Indians on top by 30 points at the half as they rolled to a 56-20 turbo-clock win...
Football district tournament brackets released (10/19/14)
The Missouri High School Activities Association released district tournament brackets for high school football Saturday evening. The higher seeded team will host all district games. View brackets involving teams from the southeast Missouri region below:...
East Prairie slips in district standings after loss to Kennett (10/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- With a chance to lock up the second seed in the Class 2, District 1 standings, the East Prairie Eagles couldn't muster that same second half magic against Kennett they've had so often this season. A dominant second quarter by junior quarterback Edward Wilson, who totaled six scores on the game, put the Indians on top by 30 points at the half as they rolled to a 56-20 turbo-clock win...
Sikeston takes back SEMO Conference tournament crown (10/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com KENNETT -- The Sikeston volleyball team took back their SEMO Conference tournament crown Thursday after a straight-set win over Kennett 25-22, 25-22. This is Sikeston's sixth tournament championship in the last seven years after a hiatus from last year's championship...
Sikeston takes back SEMO Conference tournament crown (10/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com KENNETT -- The Sikeston volleyball team took back their SEMO Conference tournament crown Thursday after a straight-set win over Kennett 25-22, 25-22. This is Sikeston's sixth tournament championship in the last seven years after a hiatus from last year's championship...
2014 SEMO All-Conference team named (10/16/14)
Moments after the Sikeston Bulldogs were awarded the first place trophy in the SEMO Conference Tournament, officials announced the 2013 SEMO All-Conference volleyball team.
Sikeston tops Kennett for SEMO Conference Tournament title (10/16/14)
The Kennett Indians volleyball team brought home the SEMO Conference season championship, but lost a thrilling battle against Sikeston, falling just short of winning the Conference Tournament on their home court.
Prep Football Glance -- Week 9 (10/16/14)
Kelly at Chaffee Records: Kelly 3-5; Chaffee 0-7 Series History: First meeting Last Week: Kelly lost to Portageville 48-7; Chaffee lost to Jefferson 19-0 Outlook: After a two-game winning streak, Kelly has been outscored 108-25 in their last two games, both losses. ...
2014 SEMO All-Conference team named (10/16/14)
Moments after the Sikeston Bulldogs were awarded the first place trophy in the SEMO Conference Tournament, officials announced the 2013 SEMO All-Conference volleyball team.
Sikeston tops Kennett for SEMO Conference Tournament title (10/16/14)
The Kennett Indians volleyball team brought home the SEMO Conference season championship, but lost a thrilling battle against Sikeston, falling just short of winning the Conference Tournament on their home court.
Prep Football Glance -- Week 9 (10/16/14)
Kelly at Chaffee Records: Kelly 3-5; Chaffee 0-7 Series History: First meeting Last Week: Kelly lost to Portageville 48-7; Chaffee lost to Jefferson 19-0 Outlook: After a two-game winning streak, Kelly has been outscored 108-25 in their last two games, both losses. ...
SEMO Conference Tournament runs deep into the night (10/15/14)
It was on long night of volleyball inside the Kennett High School gym, as the Indians hosted the SEMO Conference Tournament.
SEMO Conference Tournament runs deep into the night (10/15/14)
It was on long night of volleyball inside the Kennett High School gym, as the Indians hosted the SEMO Conference Tournament.
On Senior Night, Kennett loses to Paragould (10/14/14)
While Friday marked Senior Night for the football team, Monday brought Senior Night to the Kennett High School volleyball team.