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High school roundup: SCC boys advance to district final (02/27/15)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: SCC boys basketball team advances to district final (02/27/15)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
February 26, 2015 Scoreboard (02/26/15)
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February 23, 2015 Scoreboard (02/23/15)
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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...
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...
BREAKING NEWS: Dexter reschedules varsity hoops games (02/19/15)
Weather permitting Dexter will make up its varsity boys and girls basketball games at Poplar Bluff this Saturday. The Dexter varsity boys basketball team is slated to play at Poplar Bluff High School Saturday at 4:30 p.m. The Dexter varsity girls basketball game is slated to play at Poplar Bluff High School Saturday at 6 p.m...
Notre Dame boys basketball team rallies past Poplar Bluff (02/14/15)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- With a nine-point, fourth-quarter comeback -- and some help -- Friday night, the Notre Dame boys basketball team put themselves in contention for the SEMO Conference regular-season title.
Notre Dame boys basketball team rallies past Poplar Bluff (02/14/15)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- With a nine-point, fourth-quarter comeback -- and some help -- Friday night, the Notre Dame boys basketball team put themselves in contention for the SEMO Conference regular-season title.
Notre Dame boys basketball team rallies past Poplar Bluff (02/14/15)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- With a nine-point, fourth-quarter comeback -- and some help -- Friday night, the Notre Dame boys basketball team put themselves in contention for the SEMO Conference regular-season title.
Depth powers Central girls swimming team to conference crown (02/13/15)
Depth was the biggest factor in determining this year's Show Me Conference champion. With three events remaining in Thursday's Show Me Conference girls swimming meet at the Central Municipal Pool, Central and Poplar Bluff were tied at 339 points each.
February 13, 2015 Scoreboard (02/13/15)
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Dexter girls basketball team improves to 5-0 against district foes, routs Cape Central (02/13/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball program didn't pass up an opportunity to add a final impressive victory against a district opponent to its resume eight days before the coaches meet to decide the seedings for Class 4, District 1 on Feb. 20...
Depth powers Central girls swimming team to conference crown (02/13/15)
Depth was the biggest factor in determining this year's Show Me Conference champion. With three events remaining in Thursday's Show Me Conference girls swimming meet at the Central Municipal Pool, Central and Poplar Bluff were tied a 339 points each.
February 12, 2015 Scoreboard (02/12/15)
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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.
Sikeston upsets Poplar Bluff in SEMO Conference thriller (02/07/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston Bulldogs have been a team that has been searching for its identity for much of the season. Perhaps they are finding it at just the right time. The Bulldogs captured its sixth-straight win with an 81-78 come-from-behind thriller over Poplar Bluff at Peters Gymnasium on Friday night...
Sikeston upsets Poplar Bluff in SEMO Conference thriller (02/07/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston Bulldogs have been a team that has been searching for its identity for much of the season. Perhaps they are finding it at just the right time. The Bulldogs captured its sixth-straight win with an 81-78 come-from-behind thriller over Poplar Bluff at Peters Gymnasium on Friday night...
February 6, 2015 Scoreboard (02/06/15)
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Jackson girls basketball team falls to Poplar Bluff (02/06/15)
Don't be fooled by the Poplar Bluff girls basketball team's 13 losses. Jackson found out the hard way Tuesday night. The Indians, who trailed by as many as 15 points in the second half, knocked down three straight 3-pointers to reclaim a one-point lead with 6:50 left in the game, but the Mules went on an 8-2 run in the final two minutes to secure a 57-52 SEMO Conference victory over host Jackson...
High school roundup: Delta girls basketball team avenges loss to Puxico (02/06/15)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
February 5, 2015 Scoreboard (02/05/15)
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NMCC stung by Poplar Bluff in SEMO Conference clash (02/04/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- New Madrid County Central once again felt the sting of an unforgiving conference schedule. Four nights prior, Poplar Bluff did too. Just goes to show no team is safe when it comes to the SEMO Conference even if you are the defending conference champion...
High school roundup: Scott County Central boys basketball team hangs on to defeat Kelly (02/04/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
NMCC stung by Poplar Bluff in SEMO Conference clash (02/04/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- New Madrid County Central once again felt the sting of an unforgiving conference schedule. Four nights prior, Poplar Bluff did too. Just goes to show no team is safe when it comes to the SEMO Conference even if you are the defending conference champion...
February 3, 2015 Scoreboard (02/03/15)
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February 2, 2015 Scoreboard (02/02/15)
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High school roundup: Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team wins 2OT thriller to remain unbeaten (02/01/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
High school roundup: Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team wins 2OT thriller to remain unbeaten (02/01/15)
It took two overtimes but the Class 3 state-ranked Saxony Lutheran Crusaders girls basketball team managed to keep its undefeated streak alive with a 54-52 win over the Class 2 state-ranked Neelyville Tigers in a hard-fought battle on Saturday at Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff...
Central boys basketball team upends Poplar Bluff in SEMO Conference showdown (01/31/15)
Of all the momentous shifts in Friday night's SEMO Conference boys basketball game between the Central Tigers and Poplar Bluff Mules, none was more pivotal than when the Tigers watched their double-digit lead vanish in a matter of less than four minutes.
January 31, 2015 Scoreboard (01/31/15)
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Central boys basketball team upends Poplar Bluff in SEMO Conference showdown (01/31/15)
Of all the momentous shifts in Friday night's SEMO Conference boys basketball game between the Central Tigers and Poplar Bluff Mules, none was more pivotal than when the Tigers watched their double-digit lead vanish in a matter of less than four minutes.
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)
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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...
High school roundup: Jackson wrestlers end regular season at 10-0 (01/30/15)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
January 29, 2015 Scoreboard (01/29/15)
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High school roundup: Zalma boys basketball team edges Meadow Heights 84-77 (01/28/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
High school roundup: Zalma boys basketball team edges Meadow Heights 84-77 (01/28/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
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. ...
January 27, 2015 Scoreboard (01/27/15)
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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...
Jackson girls swimmer qualifies for state in two events at City of Roses (01/24/15)
Caitlyn Palmer had just two goals heading into her 11th swim meet of the season on Saturday. Placing wasn't a big deal for Palmer. Instead, she was focused on trimming time off of her two main events -- 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly -- with the hope they would be good enough to guarantee her a qualifying spot at the state meet...
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...
Lady Bulldogs pull off first-ever win at Poplar Bluff (01/23/15)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Cross another historic win off the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs' checklist. Having already beaten Notre Dame for the first time ever earlier this season, Sikeston improved to 2-0 in conference play with the program's first-ever win at Poplar Bluff, 59-45, Thursday night...
Lady Bulldogs pull off first-ever win at Poplar Bluff (01/23/15)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Cross another historic win off the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs' checklist. Having already beaten Notre Dame for the first time ever earlier this season, Sikeston improved to 2-0 in conference play with the program's first-ever win at Poplar Bluff, 59-45, Thursday night...
Sikeston eighth grade basketball team wraps up perfect season (01/23/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston eighth grade basketball team finished its season with an undefeated record for the second straight year after defeating Poplar Bluff 61-31 in the championship game of the Cape Central Junior High Tournament on Thursday...
Sikeston eighth grade basketball team wraps up perfect season (01/23/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston eighth grade basketball team finished its season with an undefeated record for the second straight year after defeating Poplar Bluff 61-31 in the championship game of the Cape Central Junior High Tournament on Thursday...
January 22, 2015 Scoreboard (01/22/15)
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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...
High school girls swimming: Poplar Bluff girls finishes first at quad meet (01/22/15)
The Poplar Bluff girls swimming team won six of the 12 events to finish in first place at the Cape Central quad meet on Wednesday at the Central Municipal Pool.
Jackson boys basketball team's long-awaited home opener ends in loss to Poplar Bluff (01/21/15)
Poplar Bluff could have met its match in the paint during Tuesday's SEMO Conference boys basketball game at Jackson High School.
High school girls swimming: Poplar Bluff girls finishes first at quad meet (01/21/15)
The Poplar Bluff girls swimming team won six of the 12 events to finish in first place at the Cape Central quad meet on Wednesday at the Central Municipal Pool.
Jackson boys basketball team's long-awaited home opener ends in loss to Poplar Bluff (01/21/15)
Poplar Bluff could have met its match in the paint during Tuesday's SEMO Conference boys basketball game at Jackson High School.
January 20, 2015 Scoreboard (01/20/15)
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January 16, 2015 Scoreboard (01/16/15)
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Sikeston's ninth and eighth grade basketball teams take wins (01/15/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston eighth grade basketball team defeated Poplar Bluff 52-34 on Wednesday at Sikeston Junior High School. Sikeston also won the "B" game 50-41 over the Mules 7th grade team. In the "A" game, Sikeston jumped out to a 13-1 lead but Poplar Bluff cut the lead to 23-17 by halftime...
Sikeston's ninth and eighth grade basketball teams take wins (01/15/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston eighth grade basketball team defeated Poplar Bluff 52-34 on Wednesday at Sikeston Junior High School. Sikeston also won the "B" game 50-41 over the Mules 7th grade team. In the "A" game, Sikeston jumped out to a 13-1 lead but Poplar Bluff cut the lead to 23-17 by halftime...
High school roundup: Central boys basketball team wins 55-54 in Kentucky (01/14/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
High school roundup: Central boys basketball team wins 55-54 in Kentucky (01/14/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
January 13, 2015 Scoreboard (01/13/15)
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January 12, 2015 Scoreboard (01/12/15)
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High school roundup: Jackson boys basketball team edges Soldan in double overtime (01/10/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Friday.
PREP ROUNDUP: NMCC takes down Northwest, Bravettes fall to Portageville (01/10/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE CENTRAL -- Sophomore Javarcus Word scored a game-high 28 points during New Madrid County Central's 73-58 win over Northwest Academy from St. Louis Saturday at the Tiger Shootout at Cape Central High School. Seniors Willie Jimerson and Asten Newsom added 23 and 13 points...
High school roundup: Chaffee girls basketball team topples South Pemiscot (01/09/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
High school roundup: Chaffee girls basketball team topples South Pemiscot (01/09/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
January 8, 2015 Scoreboard (01/08/15)
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Sikeston dominates competition at quad-meet in Marion, Ill. (01/08/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com MARION, Ill. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs' wrestling team continued its recent hot streak on Wednesday with a sweep of the competition at a quad-meet in Marion, Ill. The Bulldogs took down Poplar Bluff 53-21, Carterville, Ill., 60-13 and host Marion County, Ill., 52-15...
Bernie follows up Christmas title with win over Oran (01/07/15)
Bernie's Matt Vernon scored a game-high 21 points as the Mules remained hot with a 65-58 win over host Oran in boys basketball action Tuesday. Brandon Sparks and Gavin Smith added 14 points apiece for Bernie (11-1), which continued its winning streak after claiming the championship of the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament over the holiday break...
January 6, 2015 Scoreboard (01/06/15)
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January 2, 2015 Scoreboard (01/02/15)
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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...
December 20, 2014 Scoreboard (12/20/14)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Cummins leads Oran past NMCC, Sikeston junior high sweeps Mules (12/16/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Oran's Allie Cummins had 17 points and 18 rebounds while leading the Lady Eagles past visiting New Madrid County Central Monday 40-37. Ashlyn McIntosh added 10 points for Oran. NMCC was led by Shanterra Waters who scored 23. Keisha Rainer added seven...
NMCC claims its first SEMO Conference tournament championship (12/13/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Following Friday night's grueling SEMO Conference championship game against Poplar Bluff, victorious New Madrid County Central coach Travis Day hoisted the traveling trophy high in the air towards the green-clad Eagle fans, drawing a loud roar of approval...
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...
High school roundup: Oran girls basketball team wins consolation crown over Woodland (12/13/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
NMCC claims its first SEMO Conference tournament championship (12/13/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Following Friday night's grueling SEMO Conference championship game against Poplar Bluff, victorious New Madrid County Central coach Travis Day hoisted the traveling trophy high in the air towards the green-clad Eagle fans, drawing a loud roar of approval...
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...
Bluejays downed in conference tournament semifinals by Poplar Bluff (12/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- What Sikeston couldn't do in their opening round loss to Charleston proved to be the key to Poplar Bluff booking their first ticket to the SEMO Conference tournament finals since 2009. The Mules held Bluejay star Delfincko Bogan to a mere mortal 17 points in Thursday's semifinals matchup. Poplar Bluff held off a late Charleston rally for a 76-67 win giving them a shot at their first tournament title...
December 12, 2014 Scoreboard (12/12/14)
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Bluejays downed in conference tournament semifinals by Poplar Bluff (12/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- What Sikeston couldn't do in their opening round loss to Charleston proved to be the key to Poplar Bluff booking their first ticket to the SEMO Conference tournament finals since 2009. The Mules held Bluejay star Delfincko Bogan to a mere mortal 17 points in Thursday's semifinals matchup. Poplar Bluff held off a late Charleston rally for a 76-67 win giving them a shot at their first tournament title...
December 11, 2014 Scoreboard (12/11/14)
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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.
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.
Central boys basketball team falls to Poplar Bluff in conference tourney opener (12/09/14)
Four consecutive steals in the middle of the fourth quarter allowed the seventh-seeded Poplar Bluff Mules to push their lead to 11 points before hanging on to upset the second-seeded Central Tigers 79-69 in the opening round of the SEMO Conference Tournament on Monday night at Sikeston High School.
December 9, 2014 Scoreboard (12/09/14)
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Central boys basketball team falls to Poplar Bluff in conference tourney opener (12/09/14)
Four consecutive steals in the middle of the fourth quarter allowed the seventh-seeded Poplar Bluff Mules to push their lead to 11 points before hanging on to upset the second-seeded Central Tigers 79-69 in the opening round of the SEMO Conference Tournament on Monday night at Sikeston High School.
December 8, 2014 Scoreboard (12/08/14)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston wrestling team sweeps Dexter, Notre Dame (12/05/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston wrestling team swept its dual match against Dexter and Notre Dame Thursday night at Notre Dame High School. Sikeston took down Dexter 49-21 and Notre Dame 80-0. Results from the Dexter match are as follows:...
December 5, 2014 Scoreboard (12/05/14)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston wrestling team sweeps Dexter, Notre Dame (12/05/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston wrestling team swept its dual match against Dexter and Notre Dame Thursday night at Notre Dame High School. Sikeston took down Dexter 49-21 and Notre Dame 80-0. Results from the Dexter match are as follows:...
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...
PREP ROUNDUP: Dexter downs Notre Dame, Sikeston freshman and JH teams win (12/04/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- Melanie McKuin and Hannah Thurmon each scored 21 points as the Dexter Lady Bearcats cruised past Notre Dame 82-51 Wednesday during the Farmington Invitational tournament. Thurman added 10 rebounds and four blocks while Krysten Garrison added 16 points and 10 rebounds...
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.
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...
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...
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...
2014-2015 Poplar Bluff Girls Basketball Schedule (11/19/14)
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...
Second half push lifts Sikeston eighth grade, seventh grade falls to Bluff (11/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Overcoming a one-point halftime deficit, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs eighth grade basketball team rode a hot second half to a 35-23 win over Poplar Bluff on Tuesday. Sikeston trailed 11-10 at the break, but outscored the Lady Mules 14-8 in the third quarter to take a five-point lead into the fourth. Tebrya Benford and Zaria Blissett Hall contributed six points each in the rally while Deonna Clemons add the only other basket in the quarter...
Second half push lifts Sikeston eighth grade, seventh grade falls to Bluff (11/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Overcoming a one-point halftime deficit, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs eighth grade basketball team rode a hot second half to a 35-23 win over Poplar Bluff on Tuesday. Sikeston trailed 11-10 at the break, but outscored the Lady Mules 14-8 in the third quarter to take a five-point lead into the fourth. Tebrya Benford and Zaria Blissett Hall contributed six points each in the rally while Deonna Clemons add the only other basket in the quarter...
Dexter splits Poplar Bluff in middle school girls basketball (11/04/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter middle school girls basketball program won one of two games Monday night against Poplar Bluff. The Poplar Bluff seventh grade outscored Dexter by 21 points in the second half on its way to a 50-27 victory. The Dexter eighth grade outscored Poplar Bluff by single digits in every quarter on its way to a 49-27 victory...
Central boys' soccer season ends vs. Bluff (10/29/14)
Jeffrey Hardin scored twice in the span of 74 seconds late in the first half then completed his hat trick in the 44th minute as the Poplar Bluff Mules knocked out Cape Central 4-0 Tuesday in the MSHSAA Class 3 District 1 semifinal. Adam Vincent added a goal in the 55th minute for the top-seeded Mules...
October 22, 2014 Scoreboard (10/22/14)
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Woodland's Reynolds, Wells run to SEMO conference titles (10/22/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
High school roundup: Advance spikers reach district final, Jackson's season ends (10/21/14)
All the high school results reported to the Southeast Missourian on Monday.
High school roundup: Advance spikers reach district final, Jackson's season ends (10/21/14)
All the high school results reported to the Southeast Missourian on Monday.
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...
Sikeston takes down Mules 2-1 after penalty kicks (10/20/14)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston Bulldogs played spoiler Monday night. On Poplar Bluff's Senior Night and in front of a large crowd at Whiteley Park, the Bulldogs came from behind to tie the game in the second half. After two scoreless overtime periods, Sikeston won on penalty kicks 4-2 to defeat the Mules 2-1...
Sikeston's season comes to a close against Poplar Bluff in districts (10/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Despite a strong rally late in the second set, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs saw their season come to a close with a 25-11, 25-21 loss to Poplar Bluff in the opening round of the Class 4, District 1 Tournament Monday...
Sikeston takes down Mules 2-1 after penalty kicks (10/20/14)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston Bulldogs played spoiler Monday night. On Poplar Bluff's Senior Night and in front of a large crowd at Whiteley Park, the Bulldogs came from behind to tie the game in the second half. After two scoreless overtime periods, Sikeston won on penalty kicks 4-2 to defeat the Mules 2-1...
Sikeston's season comes to a close against Poplar Bluff in districts (10/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Despite a strong rally late in the second set, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs saw their season come to a close with a 25-11, 25-21 loss to Poplar Bluff in the opening round of the Class 4, District 1 Tournament Monday...
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:...
Jackson boys win SEMO Conference meet (10/17/14)
Notre Dame wins team title on girls’ side
High school roundup: St. Vincent, Notre Dame volleyball teams pull off upsets (10/16/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
High school roundup: St. Vincent, Notre Dame volleyball teams pull off upsets (10/16/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
October 15, 2014 Scoreboard (10/15/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
October 9, 2014 Scoreboard (10/09/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
October 7, 2014 Scoreboard (10/07/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
October 6, 2014 Scoreboard (10/06/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Dexter volleyball team beats Poplar Bluff for 16th straight win (10/03/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Even after feeling pretty good about their weekend at the Quad State Tournament in Paducah (Ky.), the Poplar Bluff Lady Mules next had to run into a buzz saw that is Dexter. The Lady Bearcats came into Peters Gym Thursday night riding a 16-match winning streak where they haven't dropped a single set. It continued to 17 matches with a 25-20, 25-9 sweep of the Lady Mules...
Sikeston junior high football splits with Poplar Bluff (10/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston eighth grade football team remained undefeated Thursday with a 36-22 win over Poplar Bluff Thursday at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium. Sikeston went ahead 14-0 at halftime behind an 18-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Nate Self to Ricky Scott and a three-yard run by Kevin Jones in the first quarter...
Dexter volleyball team beats Poplar Bluff for 16th straight win (10/03/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Even after feeling pretty good about their weekend at the Quad State Tournament in Paducah (Ky.), the Poplar Bluff Lady Mules next had to run into a buzz saw that is Dexter. The Lady Bearcats came into Peters Gym Thursday night riding a 16-match winning streak where they haven't dropped a single set. It continued to 17 matches with a 25-20, 25-9 sweep of the Lady Mules...
Sikeston junior high football splits with Poplar Bluff (10/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston eighth grade football team remained undefeated Thursday with a 36-22 win over Poplar Bluff Thursday at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium. Sikeston went ahead 14-0 at halftime behind an 18-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Nate Self to Ricky Scott and a three-yard run by Kevin Jones in the first quarter...
PREP ROUNDUP: Early burst lifts Sikeston past Saxony, Kelly routs Oran 20-0 (10/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A five-run second inning proved to be the difference as Sikeston downed visiting Saxony Lutheran 6-2 Wednesday at the Sikeston Sports Complex. Kylie Noe, Maggie Shepherd and Hanna Placek all had two hits for Sikeston. Placek added a double and Ashton Drake chipped in a triple...
October 2, 2014 Scoreboard (10/02/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Underdog Sikeston hosts state-ranked Jackson (10/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Three weeks ago, Sikeston suffered a gut-wrenching last second loss to Dexter on a "hook and ladder" play. But they bounced back the following week with a thrilling victory against Farmington. Now Sikeston finds itself in a similar situation...
PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly out-slugs Poplar Bluff 11-6 (10/01/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- Kelly pounded out 18 hits and out-slugged visiting Poplar Bluff 11-6 Tuesday at Kelly High School. Kristi Brucker led Kelly's offense with four hits and an RBI. Hailey Noon and Morgan LeDure added three hits and one RBI...
High school roundup: Notre Dame tennis team reaches district final (10/01/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
High school roundup: Notre Dame tennis team reaches district final (10/01/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly out-slugs Poplar Bluff 11-6 (10/01/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- Kelly pounded out 18 hits and out-slugged visiting Poplar Bluff 11-6 Tuesday at Kelly High School. Kristi Brucker led Kelly's offense with four hits and an RBI. Hailey Noon and Morgan LeDure added three hits and one RBI...
Sikeston netters win match during doubles district tournament (09/30/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs tennis team closed out the team portion of their season on Monday with a 5-1 loss to Poplar Bluff during the Class 2, District 1 tournament. Sikeston's lone win came in doubles competition with Ali Price and Peyton Henson beating the Lady Mules' Nammra Haq and Nikkia Hickman in a tie breaker, 9-8 (7-5)...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston soccer downs Fredericktown, JV football bows to Mules (09/30/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com FREDERICKTOWN -- The Sikeston soccer team moved to .500 on the season following a 6-1 win over Fredericktown on the road Monday. Sikeston (8-8-1) went ahead 2-0 by halftime and added another four goals to close the game out...
September 30, 2014 Scoreboard (09/30/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Sikeston comes up short against Poplar Bluff 14-13 (09/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The difference between exhilaration and heartbreak is a fine line. The Sikeston Bulldogs know that all too well at this point in the season. For the third-straight week, Sikeston had a game come down to the final minute. They split the first two, but fell short on Friday at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium in a disappointing 14-13 loss to Poplar Bluff...
High School roundup: Notre Dame tennis closes its regular season with win (09/27/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Friday.
Sikeston comes up short against Poplar Bluff 14-13 (09/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The difference between exhilaration and heartbreak is a fine line. The Sikeston Bulldogs know that all too well at this point in the season. For the third-straight week, Sikeston had a game come down to the final minute. They split the first two, but fell short on Friday at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium in a disappointing 14-13 loss to Poplar Bluff...
September 26, 2014 Scoreboard (09/26/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Sikeston plays host to slumping Poplar Bluff (09/25/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston football coach Kent Gibbs found out a lot about his team last Friday. He found out that his team has some guts. He found out that his team has some heart. And he found out that his team still wants to win...
September 25, 2014 Scoreboard (09/25/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Sikeston plays host to slumping Poplar Bluff (09/25/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston football coach Kent Gibbs found out a lot about his team last Friday. He found out that his team has some guts. He found out that his team has some heart. And he found out that his team still wants to win...
Sikeston plays host to slumping Poplar Bluff (09/25/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston football coach Kent Gibbs found out a lot about his team last Friday. He found out that his team has some guts. He found out that his team has some heart. And he found out that his team still wants to win...
High school roundup: Central volleyball team wins at home (09/23/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Central volleyball team wins at home (09/23/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
September 22, 2014 Scoreboard (09/22/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Jackson football team overwhelms Poplar Bluff (09/20/14)
Jackson scored twice in the first two minutes in its 42-0 defeat of Poplar Bluff.
Jackson football Poplar Bluff (09/21/14)
Jackson scored twice in the first two minutes in its 42-0 defeat of Poplar Bluff.
Late goals by Poplar Bluff doom Bulldogs 2-1 (09/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- With an early second half goal from senior Audie Hay, the Sikeston Bulldogs were in prime position Thursday to hand visiting Poplar Bluff its first district loss of the season. Jeffry Hardin had other plans, however, as the Mules' sophomore scored twice in the final 20 minutes to hand Sikeston its second straight loss, 2-1...
Late goals by Poplar Bluff doom Bulldogs 2-1 (09/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- With an early second half goal from senior Audie Hay, the Sikeston Bulldogs were in prime position Thursday to hand visiting Poplar Bluff its first district loss of the season. Jeffry Hardin had other plans, however, as the Mules' sophomore scored twice in the final 20 minutes to hand Sikeston its second straight loss, 2-1...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 5 (09/18/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players, conference standings and the series history between the two throughout the season.
High school football: Week 5 (09/18/14)
Chaffee (0-3) at Scott City (2-2) Last week: Malden 71, Scott City 8; Chaffee open Last year: Chaffee 51, Scott City 16 Outlook: Both teams enter the annual SEMO South Conference rivalry game with a chance to build momentum for the second half of the season...
High school football: Week 5 (09/18/14)
Chaffee (0-3) at Scott City (2-2) Last week: Malden 71, Scott City 8; Chaffee open Last year: Chaffee 51, Scott City 16 Outlook: Both teams enter the annual SEMO South Conference rivalry game with a chance to build momentum for the second half of the season...
High school roundup: Jackson softball team wins big for 10th victory (09/16/14)
All high school scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
Dexter claims first Dig for Life Classic title (09/15/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity volleyball team took home the top prize at the 48-team Dig for Life Classic for the first time in school history Saturday evening at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau. Dexter outlasted Park Hills Central 25-15, 25-13 in the title game after beating Notre Dame 25-12, 25-22 in a semifinal, St. Vincent 25-10, 25-14 in a quarterfinal and Eminence 25-11, 25-5 in a Round of 16 contest...
September 15, 2014 Scoreboard (09/15/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Dexter tennis team edges Poplar Bluff 5-4 (09/15/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity girls tennis team secured its second straight 5-4 victory Friday when it beat Poplar Bluff. Poplar Bluff's Namara Haq beat Dexter's Mary Miller 8-4 in the No. 1 singles match, Poplar Bluff's Nikkia Hickman beat Dexter's Macy Urhahn 9-8 (7-0) in the No. ...
Dexter claims first Dig for Life Classic title (09/15/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity volleyball team took home the top prize at the 48-team Dig for Life Classic for the first time in school history Saturday evening at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau. Dexter outlasted Park Hills Central 25-15, 25-13 in the title game after beating Notre Dame 25-12, 25-22 in a semifinal, St. Vincent 25-10, 25-14 in a quarterfinal and Eminence 25-11, 25-5 in a Round of 16 contest...
Briefly: Dexter claims first Dig for Life Classic volleyball title (all SCAA scores included) (09/14/14)
Dexter beat Park Hills Central 25-15, 25-13 in the gold bracket championship, Portageville defeated Poplar Bluff 25-21, 15-25, 25-23 in the silver bracket championship and Malden beat Clarkton 25-21, 25-19 in the bronze bracket championship of the 48-team Dig for Life Classic volleyball tournament Saturday night at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau...
Dig for Life Scores (09/14/14)
COMPLETE POOL PLAY RESULTS POOL A/B Dexter def. Twin Rivers 25-11, 25-10 Central (Park Hills) def. Cooter 25-7, 25-3 Holcomb split South Iron 25-17, 22-25 Dexter def. Central (Park Hills) 25-20, 25-21 Holcomb def. Twin Rivers 25-19, 25-24 South Iron def. Cooter 25-9, 25-22...
Central football team topples Poplar Bluff 26-6 (09/13/14)
Tigers' quarterback Peyton Montgomery ran wild in the second half while Central's defense came close to getting its first shutout since 2011, and the Tigers defeated the Poplar Bluff Mules 26-6 on Friday night at Poplar Bluff Junior High School.
Central football team topples Poplar Bluff 26-6 (09/13/14)
Tigers' quarterback Peyton Montgomery ran wild in the second half while Central's defense came close to getting its first shutout since 2011, and the Tigers defeated the Poplar Bluff Mules 26-6 on Friday night at Poplar Bluff Junior High School.
Sikeston volleyball falls on the road to Poplar Bluff in straight sets (09/12/14)
POPLAR BLUFF (SMNS) -- The Sikeston Lady Bulld lost on the road to Poplar Bluff in straight sets, 25-19 and 25-13. There were seven lead changes and six ties in the opening game. Sikeston pulled ahead 14-12 on an ace by Lauren Beydler but Poplar Bluff scored the next seven points...
High school football, Week 4: Jackson begins title defense (09/12/14)
Last week: Farmington 13, Poplar Bluff 0; Jackson 22, Marquette 14 Last year: Jackson 38, Farmington 7 Outlook: Jackson officially begins defense of its SEMO North title in its homecoming game tonight. The Farmington-Jackson results have reflected the plight of the two programs since the Knights joined the SEMO North Conference for the 2008 season. ...
High school roundup: Perryville volleyball team claims conference win vs. De Soto (09/12/14)
All high school scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
Sikeston volleyball falls on the road to Poplar Bluff in straight sets (09/12/14)
POPLAR BLUFF (SMNS) -- The Sikeston Lady Bulld lost on the road to Poplar Bluff in straight sets, 25-19 and 25-13. There were seven lead changes and six ties in the opening game. Sikeston pulled ahead 14-12 on an ace by Lauren Beydler but Poplar Bluff scored the next seven points...
September 11, 2014 Scoreboard (09/11/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Jackson volleyball team rolls past Central (09/10/14)
All high school scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
Jackson volleyball team rolls past Central (09/10/14)
All high school scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
September 9, 2014 Scoreboard (09/09/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Host Red Devils clip Oran 2-1 in softball (09/09/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
September 8, 2014 Scoreboard (09/08/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Jackson claims junior division in own cross country meet (09/07/14)
All high school events were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
Perryville softball rallies past Poplar Bluff at SoftballFest (09/05/14)
The Pirates won 4-2 at the Notre Dame SoftballFest but may have lost their pitcher in the process.
September 5, 2014 Scoreboard (09/05/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Perryville softball rallies past Poplar Bluff at SoftballFest (09/05/14)
The Pirates won 4-2 at the Notre Dame SoftballFest but may have lost their pitcher in the process.
September 4, 2014 Scoreboard (09/04/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Dexter girls tennis team blows out Poplar Bluff 9-0 (09/04/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats girls tennis program experienced little difficulty disposing of Poplar Bluff Wednesday afternoon. The Bearcats won every match as it cruised to a 9-0 victory in varsity action and 8-0 win in junior varsity action against the Mules...
Prep football glance -- Week 3 matchups (09/04/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two throughout the season.
September 3, 2014 Scoreboard (09/03/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Dexter rallies from 14 down before losing fourth quarter by 10 in 30-20 loss to Poplar Bluff (08/30/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - Just two weeks into the 2014 football season the Dexter Bearcats are exhibiting the traits of a resilient team. Dexter overcame a two touchdown deficit and threatened to steal a victory from a traditional nemesis for a second straight week Friday night...
Poplar Bluff gets past Dexter 30-20 (08/30/14)
DEXTER -- Mother Nature wreaked havoc on the Dexter Bearcats Friday night. The Bearcats had came back from a 14-0 deficit to tie the game with heavily-favored Poplar Bluff as the third quarter ended, but a lightning delay halted the game for over an hour. When the two teams returned to the field, the Mules took over and marched down the field for two scores on their way to a 30-20 win...
Dexter rallies from 14 down before losing fourth quarter by 10 in 30-20 loss to Poplar Bluff (08/30/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - Just two weeks into the 2014 football season the Dexter Bearcats are exhibiting the traits of a resilient team. Dexter overcame a two touchdown deficit and threatened to steal a victory from a traditional nemesis for a second straight week Friday night...
Poplar Bluff gets past Dexter 30-20 (08/30/14)
DEXTER -- Mother Nature wreaked havoc on the Dexter Bearcats Friday night. The Bearcats had came back from a 14-0 deficit to tie the game with heavily-favored Poplar Bluff as the third quarter ended, but a lightning delay halted the game for over an hour. When the two teams returned to the field, the Mules took over and marched down the field for two scores on their way to a 30-20 win...
August 29, 2014 Scoreboard (08/29/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Faulty start dooms Sikeston softball team on the road against Poplar Bluff (08/29/14)
POPLAR BLUFF -- A pair of two-out errors dug the Sikeston Bulldogs a deeper hole Thursday. Poplar Bluff scored five first-inning runs -- four unearned -- and beat the error-prone Bulldogs 9-1. Sikeston committed five errors and had five hits at the plate...
Faulty start dooms Sikeston softball team on the road against Poplar Bluff (08/29/14)
POPLAR BLUFF -- A pair of two-out errors dug the Sikeston Bulldogs a deeper hole Thursday. Poplar Bluff scored five first-inning runs -- four unearned -- and beat the error-prone Bulldogs 9-1. Sikeston committed five errors and had five hits at the plate...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 2 matchups (08/28/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two throughout the season.
Prep Football Glance -- Week 2 matchups (08/28/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two throughout the season.
Perryville soccer team debuts with 4-0 win vs. Poplar Bluff (08/27/14)
Daily American Republic ~ POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- The Perryville Pirates wasted no time in picking up where they left off last season. The Pirates, who were a Class 2 quarterfinalist and finished with a 25-4 record last season, scored two early goals in christening their 2014 campaign with a 4-0 victory over Poplar Bluff on Tuesday...
August 26, 2014 Scoreboard (08/26/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
August 25, 2014 Scoreboard (08/25/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
August 22, 2014 Scoreboard (08/22/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
2014 High School Volleyball Schedules (08/16/14)
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Volleyball class & district assignments released (08/15/14)
Class and district assignments were released Friday for the 2014 and 2015 seasons for high school volleyball. The only SCAA school changing moving up or down a class is Bloomfield. The Wildcats will moved from Class 1 to Class 2 this season. Bloomfield is slated to compete in Class 2, District 2, with Charleston, Puxico, Saxony Lutheran, Scott City, Twin Rivers and Woodland...
Bearcats ready to make noise entering 2014 season (08/15/14)
The Dexter Bearcats varsity football program enters the 2014 season under second-year head coach Justin Peden with an ample supply of players who received playing time last season. The 2014 Dexter roster is composed of 16 seniors, 12 juniors, seven sophomores and 11 freshmen...
2014 SCAA volleyball schedules released (08/06/14)
Varsity volleyball schedules have been released for all SCAA schools for the 2014 season. The 2014 SCAA volleyball tournament will be hosted by Bloomfield October 6-10. Dexter, which won the SCAA Tournament last year, opens its season August 25 when it hosts Farmington. Bernie, which placed second in the SCAA Tournament last season, opens its season August 26 when it hosts Sikeston...
Fighting Squirrels open play at World Series Friday night (08/05/14)
The Charleston Fighting Squirrels begin its quest for its first World Series title in franchise history Friday in Ephrata, Washington. 10 teams from nine states are slated to compete at the eight-day tournament at Johnson-O'Brien Stadium in Ephrata...
SEMO Bulls AAU basketball team hoping to establish area roots (08/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Former Poplar Bluff standout Tony Webb understands that basketball is the lifeblood of southeast Missouri sports. So when Webb, Trey Porter and Don Webb pulled together, they had one goal in mind -- provide southeast Missouri with a top-notch AAU basketball program...
Fighting Squirrels edge Oskaloosa 4-1 to advance to Sunday night's regional championship (07/27/14)
The Charleston Fighting Squirrels advanced to the Midwest Plains Regional championship with a 4-1 victory against Oskaloosa Sunday afternoon. Charleston jumped on top of Oskaloosa early with two runs on two hits and a walk in the bottom of the first inning. Matt Ulrich drove home Charleston's first run with a sacrifice fly. A two-out RBI single by Blake Wolferding plated Charleston's second run...
WORLD SERIES BOUND: Fighting Squirrels beat Eden Prairie 4-1 in regional championship (07/28/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels beat Eden Prairie, Minnesota 4-1 Sunday night to secure its second straight birth in the Senior Babe Ruth World Series. The Fighting Squirrels opened the Midwest Plains Regional final with three consecutive hits in the bottom of the first inning. ...
Fighting Squirrels beat Dickinson 9-0, advance to Sunday's regional semifinals (07/26/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels locked up the No. 1 seed in Pool B at the Midwest Plains Regional Saturday night with a 9-0 victory against host Dickinson, North Dakota . Charleston, which beat Holyoke, Colorado 11-1 Thursday and Eden Prairie Black, Minnesota 3-1 Friday, finishes 3-0 in Pool B...
Squirrels continue back-to-back regional title quest Saturday in North Dakota (07/26/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The success continued for the Charleston Fighting Squirrels Friday at the Senior Babe Ruth Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, North Dakota. Charleston, which blistered Holyoke, Colorado, 11-1 in six innings Thursday, improved to 2-0 in Pool B with a 3-1 victory against Eden Prairie Black, Minnesota, Friday afternoon...
Fighting Squirrels open Midwest Plains Regional with 11-1 win against Holyoke (includes all Thursday results) (07/24/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels experienced little difficulty securing a victory in its first game at the Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, N.D., Thursday afternoon. Charleston calculated at least one run in every inning it batted with the exception of the top of the fith as it cruised past Holyoke, Colo., 11-1 in six innings at Astoria Field at Southside Ballpark...
Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH (07/23/14)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey...
Charleston Fighting Squirrels open play at Midwest Plains Regional Thursday (07/22/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels baseball program begins its quest for a second straight World Series birth Thursday at the Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, N.D. The eight-team tournament is slated for July 23-27 at Astoria Field at Southside Ballpark. Pool play takes place Thursday, Friday and Saturday with bracket play scheduled for Sunday...
Relaxed Fighting Squirrels edge Boonville 3-1 for seventh state title in eight years (07/17/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - After enjoying his first shave in several months following a 9-3 loss to Boonville in Game 26 of the double-elimination Senior Babe Ruth state tournament Tuesday night Charleston Fighting Squirrels coach Michael Minner put serious thought into who should pitch Wednesday night's winner-take-all state championship...
Relaxed Fighting Squirrels edge Boonville 3-1 for seventh state title in eight years (07/17/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - After enjoying his first shave in several months following a 9-3 loss to Boonville in Game 26 of the double-elimination Senior Babe Ruth state tournament Tuesday night Charleston Fighting Squirrels coach Michael Minner put serious thought into who should pitch Wednesday night's winner-take-all state championship...
Boonville eliminates Leopold, hands Charleston first loss to force winner-take-all championship Wednesday (07/16/14)
The stage is set for a winner-take-all championship at the Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state tournament Wednesday night at 5:30 p.m. at Hillhouse Park in Charleston. Boonville edged the SEMO Pirates of Leopold 4-1 in Game 25 of the state tournament and followed by handing Charleston a 9-3 loss in Game 26 Tuesday night...
Schedule set for 14-year-old Babe Ruth state tournament (07/16/14)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. - The 14-year-old Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state tournament takes place July 17-20 at East Prairie High School. Cape Girardeau-Jackson, Poplar Bluff, Advance, East Prairie, Southwest Ozark and Mississippi Valley will compete in the six-team double-elimination tournament...
Boonville eliminates Leopold, hands Charleston first lost to force winner-take-all championship Wednesday (07/16/14)
By DUSTIN WARD Statesman Sports Editor CHARLESTON, Mo. - The stage is set for a winner-take-all championship at the Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state tournament Wednesday night at 5:30 p.m. at Hillhouse Park in Charleston. Boonville edged the SEMO Pirates of Leopold 4-1 in Game 25 of the state tournament and followed by handing Charleston a 9-3 loss in Game 26 Tuesday night...
Charleston offense avoids panic attack, rallies to beat Leopold 6-5 at SBR state tournament (07/14/14)
CHARLESTON , Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels avoided a panic attack at the plate after falling behind four runs against the SEMO Pirates of Leopold Sunday afternoon in the winner's bracket championship of the Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state tournament at Hillhouse Park...
Charleston offense avoids panic attack, rallies to beat Leopold 6-5 at SBR state tournament (07/14/14)
CHARLESTON , Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels avoided a panic attack at the plate after falling behind four runs against the SEMO Pirates of Leopold Sunday afternoon in the winner's bracket championship of the Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state tournament at Hillhouse Park...
Power surge propels Charleston past Boonville 9-5 at SBR state tournament (07/13/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - Charleston Fighting Squirrels standout slugger Ryan Fortner never grew concerned his team might be shutout after falling behind Boonville 1-0 Saturday night at the Senior Babe Ruth state tournament. "It was just a matter of time," Fortner said. "We knew we were going to hit. We came out a little flat, but Potts kept it close and we knew we would get at least one run."...
Charleston, Piedmont & Leopold advance to championship semifinals of SBR state tournament (07/12/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels continued to experience offensive success without hitting the ball out of the ballpark Friday afternoon at the Senior Babe Ruth state tournament. The Fighting Squirrels had five hitters bunt in the first three innings...
Charleston, Piedmont & Leopold advance to championship semifinals of SBR state tournament (07/12/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels continued to experience offensive success without hitting the ball out of the ballpark Friday afternoon at the Senior Babe Ruth state tournament. The Fighting Squirrels had five hitters bunt in the first three innings...
SEMO Strokers of Advance drop state tournament opener to Poplar Bluff 6-1 (07/11/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - Poplar Bluff survived a slow start by tallying four of its six runs after the fourth inning on its way to a 6-1 victory against the SEMO Strokers of Advance Thursday in its opener at the Senior Babe Ruth state tournament at Hillhouse Park in Charleston...
SEMO Strokers of Advance drop state tournament opener to Poplar Bluff 6-1 (07/11/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - Poplar Bluff survived a slow start by tallying four of its six runs after the fourth inning on its way to a 6-1 victory against the SEMO Strokers of Advance Thursday in its opener at the Senior Babe Ruth state tournament at Hillhouse Park in Charleston...
Latest updated Rib City Shootout Schedule (July 11-12) (07/11/14)
The schedule has been released for the final Rib City boys basketball tournament this summer. The event is slated for Friday and Saturday at Dexter. Games will be played at the Bearcat Event Center, Dexter Middle School Gymnasium, Dexter High School Gymnasium and Southwest Elementary Gymnasium...
Dexter fall sports schedules released (07/08/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - 2014 fall sports schedules are set at Dexter High School. The Dexter varsity football program is slated to open its season at Ste. Genevieve Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. The Dexter varsity volleyball team will open its season three days later when it hosts Farmington Aug. 25 and the Dexter varsity girls tennis team is slated to host Charleston in its season opener Aug. 26 at 4 p.m. The Dexter boys and girls high school cross country teams begin their respective seasons Sept. 6 at Jackson...
Schedule set for Senior Babe Ruth state tournament (07/02/14)
The schedule is set for the highly anticipated Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state baseball tournament. The 14-team double-elimination event will take place July 10-15 at Hillhouse Park in Charleston, Mo. Three of the 27 tournament games will also be played at Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau, Mo...
Perryville wins Rib City volleyball tournament (06/27/14)
Note: A photo gallery of Thursday's action is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Perryville Pirates varsity volleyball team took home the top prize in its nine-team varsity volleyball tournament bracket at the Rib City Shootout Thursday afternoon...
Dexter boys claim Rib City title (06/21/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity boys basketball program ended the Rib City Shootout on a high note Friday evening at the Bearcat Event Center. The Bearcats finished the two-day event with an overall record of 5-3, won its last four games and finished first in its seven-team bracket Friday evening...
Schedule altered for Bleacher Bum Invite (06/18/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The schedule has been released for the 2014 Bleacher Bum Invitational. The 16-team baseball tournament will take place June 19-22 at Hillhouse Park in Charleston and Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau. Eight first round games are scheduled for Thursday. ...
Boys basketball Rib City Shootout begins Thursday at Dexter (06/18/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The schedule has been released for the upcoming Rib City boys basketball shootout slated for June 19-20 at Dexter. 41 boys basketball teams will compete in the event. Games are scheduled to take place on three courts at the Bearcat Event Center, the Dexter High School Gymnasium, the Dexter Middle School Gymnasium and the Southwest Elementary Gymnasium...
Rib City Shootout Action (06/14/14)
Note: A schedule for June 14 remains available at this link: View Schedule Here
Charleston Fighting Squirrels cruise by Senath-Hornersville 11-0 at Classic (06/13/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels offense got back on track in a big way Friday afternoon less than 24 hours after suffering a rare loss. Charleston (13-3) scored five times in the first two innings before adding three runs in the fourth inning and three more in the seventh inning as it cruised past Senath-Hornersville Senior Babe Ruth 11-0 in a consolation quarterfinal of the four-day 16-team Fighting Squirrel Classic...
Defending champ Charleston drops Classic opener to Crawford County 6-5 in 10 innings (includes all Thursday scores) (06/13/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the action Thursday at Charleston is available at this link: View Photos Here CHARLESTON, Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels threw about everything but the kitchen sink at Crawford County, Mo., Thursday afternoon but came up short in its bid to defend its title at its own Fighting Squirrel Classic...
Rib City Shootout schedule (June 13-14) (06/12/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The schedule has been released for the upcoming Rib City girls basketball shooutout slated for June 13-14. 44 girls basketball teams will compete in the event. Games are scheduled to take place on three courts at the Bearcat Event Center, the Dexter High School Gymnasium, the Dexter Middle School Gymnasium and the Southwest Elementary Gymnasium...
Fighting Squirrel Baseball Classic begins Thursday at Charleston (06/11/14)
The schedule has been released for the 2014 Fighting Squirrel Classic. The 16-team baseball tournament will take place June 12-15 at Hillhouse Park in Charleston and Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau. Eight first round games are scheduled Thursday. ...
High school girls soccer honors (06/03/14)
Class 2 District 1 First team Abby Shupert, jr., Central (MF) Emily Daly, sr., Central (MF) Rebekah Sutherland, sr., Farmington (G) Emily Mosier, sr., Farmington (D) Montana Krause, jr., Farmington (D) Madison Buelow, sr., Notre Dame (G) Annie Siebert, sr., Notre Dame (D)...
May 20, 2014 Scoreboard (05/20/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Kielhofner, Hency win sectional titles (05/18/14)
Oran senior Addie Kielhofner and junior Toni Hency posted first-place finishes in the 300 hurdles and shot put events to help lead the Eagles to fifth place overall in the team standings at Saturday's Class 1 Sectional 1 meet at The Principia High School in St. Louis, Mo...
Tribe trio honored by SEMO Conference (05/16/14)
Several Kennett Indians baseball players received recognition when the SEMO Conference recently released its all-conference and all-tournament teams. Pitcher Tyson Campbell shared Pitcher of the Year honors with Wesley Pyles from Poplar Bluff, while Campbell, Kevonte Mitchell and Declan "D.K." Wallace were named first-team all-conference. The trio also was named to the SEMO Conference Tournament's all-tournament team...
All-conference baseball (05/14/14)
All-SEMO Conference P -- Michael Houchin, jr., Jackson P -- Tyson Campbell, sr., Kennett P -- Wesley Pyles, sr., Poplar Bluff P -- Chase Hagerty, jr., Cape Central P -- Jacob Clark, jr., Sikeston P -- Graham Ruopp, jr., Notre Dame...
Final regular season MBCA state baseball rankings (05/13/14)
Multiple baseball programs from the southeast Missouri region remain state ranked in the final regular season rankings released May 12 by the Missouri Baseball Coaches Association. Defending state champion Oran is ranked third in Class 1. Bernie, which has won 15 straight games, is ranked sixth in Class 2. Valle Catholic is ranked first in Class 2, Chaffee is ranked second, East Carter County is ranked fourth, Portageville is ranked eighth and Greenville is ranked ninth...
May 10, 2014 Scoreboard (05/10/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Jackson track and field team dominates at SEMO North meet (05/10/14)
The Indians swept the boys and girls titles at the JV and varsity levels.
Sikeston holds at third during SEMO Conference meet (05/10/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Following a season-ended injury to one of it's top tier athletes, the Sikeston Bulldogs track team was left trying to pick up the pieces. The boys team is beginning to find it's way after losing Steven Baker to a devastating knee injury while the girls continue it's stretch-run towards qualifying for districts...
High school roundup: Jackson baseball team gets revenge on Poplar Bluff (05/08/14)
Landon Mills hit a two-run home run to help lead the Jackson baseball team to a 5-3 vengeful victory over its conference nemesis Poplar Bluff on Wednesday. Tyler Slinkard picked up the win on the mound. He went the distance and gave up three earned runs on seven hits, struck out seven and walked one...