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Fighting Squirrels edge Oskaloosa 4-1 to advance to Sunday night's regional championship (07/27/14)
The Charleston Fighting Squirrels advanced to the Midwest Plains Regional championship with a 4-1 victory against Oskaloosa Sunday afternoon. Charleston jumped on top of Oskaloosa early with two runs on two hits and a walk in the bottom of the first inning. Matt Ulrich drove home Charleston's first run with a sacrifice fly. A two-out RBI single by Blake Wolferding plated Charleston's second run...
WORLD SERIES BOUND: Fighting Squirrels beat Eden Prairie 4-1 in regional championship (07/28/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels beat Eden Prairie, Minnesota 4-1 Sunday night to secure its second straight birth in the Senior Babe Ruth World Series. The Fighting Squirrels opened the Midwest Plains Regional final with three consecutive hits in the bottom of the first inning. ...
Fighting Squirrels beat Dickinson 9-0, advance to Sunday's regional semifinals (07/26/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels locked up the No. 1 seed in Pool B at the Midwest Plains Regional Saturday night with a 9-0 victory against host Dickinson, North Dakota . Charleston, which beat Holyoke, Colorado 11-1 Thursday and Eden Prairie Black, Minnesota 3-1 Friday, finishes 3-0 in Pool B...
Squirrels continue back-to-back regional title quest Saturday in North Dakota (07/26/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The success continued for the Charleston Fighting Squirrels Friday at the Senior Babe Ruth Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, North Dakota. Charleston, which blistered Holyoke, Colorado, 11-1 in six innings Thursday, improved to 2-0 in Pool B with a 3-1 victory against Eden Prairie Black, Minnesota, Friday afternoon...
Fighting Squirrels open Midwest Plains Regional with 11-1 win against Holyoke (includes all Thursday results) (07/24/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels experienced little difficulty securing a victory in its first game at the Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, N.D., Thursday afternoon. Charleston calculated at least one run in every inning it batted with the exception of the top of the fith as it cruised past Holyoke, Colo., 11-1 in six innings at Astoria Field at Southside Ballpark...
Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH (07/23/14)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey...
Charleston Fighting Squirrels open play at Midwest Plains Regional Thursday (07/22/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels baseball program begins its quest for a second straight World Series birth Thursday at the Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, N.D. The eight-team tournament is slated for July 23-27 at Astoria Field at Southside Ballpark. Pool play takes place Thursday, Friday and Saturday with bracket play scheduled for Sunday...
Relaxed Fighting Squirrels edge Boonville 3-1 for seventh state title in eight years (07/17/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - After enjoying his first shave in several months following a 9-3 loss to Boonville in Game 26 of the double-elimination Senior Babe Ruth state tournament Tuesday night Charleston Fighting Squirrels coach Michael Minner put serious thought into who should pitch Wednesday night's winner-take-all state championship...
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...
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...
May 7, 2014 Scoreboard (05/07/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Sikeston seventh grade basketball player invited to Junior Phenom Camp in San Diego (05/07/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston seventh grader Kevin Jones helped lead the Bulldog seventh grade basketball team to an undefeated season last winter and is now continuing his prowess in the AAU ranks. Jones was recently invited to the Junior Phenom Camp in San Deigo, Calif., while participating with the SEMO Bulls 13U AAU basketball team. Jones attends Sikeston Junior High school and is a two-sport athlete participating in basketball and football...
Youthful Sikeston soccer team takes down Poplar Bluff 4-0 (05/06/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Though Senior Night is usually a time for veterans to shine, Sikeston was boosted by rookies and an up-and-coming goal scorer. Behind two goals apiece by sophomore Claudea Kuykendall and freshman Larysa McClellon, the Lady Bulldogs trounced visiting Poplar Bluff Monday 4-0...
Sikeston falls to Poplar Bluff 11-1, finishes fourth in SEMO Conference Tournament (05/06/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- After coming dangerously close to reaching the title game this weekend, the Sikeston Bulldogs had to settle for fourth-place in the SEMO Conference Tournament. Taking on Poplar Bluff in the third-place game Monday, the Bulldogs surrendered a nine-run second frame en rout to an 11-1 loss in five innings via the run rule...
Youthful Sikeston soccer team takes down Poplar Bluff 4-0 (05/06/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Though Senior Night is usually a time for veterans to shine, Sikeston was boosted by rookies and an up-and-coming goal scorer. Behind two goals apiece by sophomore Claudea Kuykendall and freshman Larysa McClellon, the Lady Bulldogs trounced visiting Poplar Bluff Monday 4-0...
Notre Dame's Dixon fires 69 at district golf meet (05/06/14)
Notre Dame senior Brady Dixon saved his best 18-hole high school round for the Class 3 District 1 tournament Monday at the Crowne Pointe Golf Club in Farmington, Missouri. Dixon fired a 3-under-par 69 to claim the medalist honor and lead the Bulldogs in their successful defense of their district title. Notre Dame totaled 308 and finished 21 shots ahead of runner-up Farmington...
May 5, 2014 Scoreboard (05/05/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High shool roundup: Eagles win two games at state tournament (05/04/14)
All the local high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
High shool roundup: Eagles win two games at state tournament (05/04/14)
All the local high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
Lady Bulldogs finish third at Poplar Bluff Invitational (05/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs track team finished third out of eight teams Friday during the Poplar Bluff Invitational track meet at Poplar Bluff High School. Sikeston totaled 112 points while Poplar Bluff won the girls side with 166 and Jackson took second with 159. Dexter took sixth with 33.5...
Sikeston prepares for Cape Central again as SEMO Conference Tournament kicks off (05/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- As the final game to be counted in the SEMO Conference Tournament seeding process, Sikeston head coach Alan Scheeter stressed the importance of last Saturday's game against Cape Central. A win, he said, would likely promise the Bulldogs a home game and at least the fourth seed in the tournament...
May 2, 2014 Scoreboard (05/02/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Jackson soccer shuts out Poplar Bluff (05/02/14)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
May 1, 2014 Scoreboard (05/01/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Dexter boys tennis team beats Sikeston & Poplar Bluff (05/01/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity boys tennis team collected back-to-back wins earlier this week. Dexter edged Poplar Bluff 5-4 Tuesday and cruised past Sikeston 8-1 Wednesday. "We are playing a lot better tennis up-and-down the team right now," Dexter coach Kurt Lovelady said. "We just need to keep this momentum going into our last few matches heading into districts the week after next. We still have a lot of work to do and a lot to learn because of how young we are."...
Dexter boys tennis team beats Sikeston & Poplar Bluff (05/01/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity boys tennis team collected back-to-back wins earlier this week. Dexter edged Poplar Bluff 5-4 Tuesday and cruised past Sikeston 8-1 Wednesday. "We are playing a lot better tennis up-and-down the team right now," Dexter coach Kurt Lovelady said. "We just need to keep this momentum going into our last few matches heading into districts the week after next. We still have a lot of work to do and a lot to learn because of how young we are."...
Bernie enters latest MBCA state baseball rankings (04/30/14)
The Missouri Baseball Coaches Association released its latest state baseball rankings earlier this week. Bernie is the only SCAA school ranked. The Mules are ranked No. 10 in Class 2. Joining the Mules in Class 2 are: No. 1 Valle Catholic, No. 2 Chaffee, No. 3 Sacred Heart, No. 4 Hartville, No. 5 East Carter County, No. 6 Canton and Portageville, No. 8 Neelyville and No. 9 Linn. Thayer, Crane, Greenville, Holcomb, Billings, Skyline and Spokan received votes in Class 2...
Sikeston boys track team takes third at Cape Central (04/28/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston boys track team finished third overall while the girls took fifth Saturday during the Cape Central Invitational at Cape Central High School. The Sikeston boys scored 94 points behind Jackson and Poplar Bluff. The girls scored 85.5...
High school roundup: Chism's no-hitter leads Central past Affton (04/27/14)
All the local high school events reported Saturday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Chism's no-hitter leads Central past Affton (04/27/14)
All the local high school events reported Saturday to the Southeast Missourian.
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs soccer drops road game to Saxony, Sikeston tennis falls to Poplar Bluff (04/25/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- Falling below the .500 mark this season, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs fell to Saxony Lutheran 5-1 on Thursday on the road. It's Sikeston's second loss to the Lady Crusaders, having fallen 6-0 earlier this month...
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs soccer drops road game to Saxony, Sikeston tennis falls to Poplar Bluff (04/25/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- Falling below the .500 mark this season, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs fell to Saxony Lutheran 5-1 on Thursday on the road. It's Sikeston's second loss to the Lady Crusaders, having fallen 6-0 earlier this month...
Central's Simmons, ND team repeat at SEMO Conference golf tournament (04/23/14)
Travis Simmons stood in the rough just off the left side of the 18th green Tuesday afternoon at Dalhousie Golf Club and knew just what he had to do. Simmons, a senior at Central and the defending SEMO Conference champion, had just played his second shot from the rough at the par-5 18th, which served as the first playoff hole in this year's SEMO Conference tournament, and needed to chip his third shot over a foot of rough and negotiate some 25 feet of green to the pin.. ...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston golf team takes fourth at SEMO tournament (04/23/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Sikeston's Gabe Wheeler tied for seventh place during Tuesday's SEMO Conference golf meet as the Bulldogs took fourth as a team in the large school division at the Dalhousie Golf Club in Cape Girardeau...
High school roundup: Advance wins SCAA softball tourney (04/23/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Four SCAA players, coach make media all-state hoops team (04/23/14)
The Missouri Sportswriters and Broadcasters released its media all-state basketball team at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday. Four players and a coach were selected all-state from SCAA schools. Dexter coach Chad Allen was selected as the Class 4 girls basketball Coach of the Year...
April 22, 2014 Scoreboard (04/22/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
New MLB umpire has ties to Kennett (04/22/14)
When Marcus Pattillo started umpiring, it was simply for those extra few dollars that all teenagers want to have during the summer break. At the time, Pattillo didn't realize it was going to some day become a part of his life's work. "I don't remember the year, but it was for the Park Department there (in Poplar Bluff)," Pattillo said of how he got his start in calling baseball games. ...
New MLB umpire has ties to Kennett (04/22/14)
When Marcus Pattillo started umpiring, it was simply for those extra few dollars that all teenagers want to have during the summer break. At the time, Pattillo didn't realize it was going to some day become a part of his life's work. "I don't remember the year, but it was for the Park Department there (in Poplar Bluff)," Pattillo said of how he got his start in calling baseball games. ...
Dexter falls short to undefeated Poplar Bluff (04/22/14)
By Brent Shipman sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- They brought the tying run to plate in the seventh inning on Monday, but the Dexter Bearcats couldn't deny Polar Bluff its 10th straight win to start the season. Fueled by a three-run rally in the fourth inning the Mules went on to win 5-3 and keep their undefeated streak intact...
Dexter falls short to undefeated Poplar Bluff (04/22/14)
By Brent Shipman sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- They brought the tying run to plate in the seventh inning on Monday, but the Dexter Bearcats couldn't deny Polar Bluff its 10th straight win to start the season. Fueled by a three-run rally in the fourth inning the Mules went on to win 5-3 and keep their undefeated streak intact...
April 21, 2014 Scoreboard (04/21/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
April 17, 2014 Scoreboard (04/17/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
April 15, 2014 Scoreboard (04/15/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
SCAA golfers compete at Poplar Bluff Invitational (04/15/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. - Golfers from three SCAA schools competed at the Poplar Bluff Invitational at Westwood Hills Country Club Monday afternoon. Dexter finished seventh in the team competition with a score of 355. Bloomfield placed eleventh with a score of 421. Advance did not have a team score because only one golfer from the school competed in the tournament...
High school roundup: Notre Dame golfers lose tie-breaker with Bluff (04/15/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Notre Dame golfers lose tie-breaker with Bluff (04/15/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
Sikeston golf team takes third at Poplar Bluff Invitational (04/15/14)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com The Sikeston golf team finished third at the Poplar Bluff Invitational tournament Monday at Westwood Hills Country Club. Sikeston's Gabe Wheeler tied for fifth overall after shooting a 75 on the par 71 course. Blake Below shot an 81...
Sikeston boys fare well during Twilight Relays (04/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston boys track team ended with eight first place finishes during Sikeston's annual Twilight Relays meet at Sikeston High School Friday. Other than two open events, the 100-meter dash and 1600-meter run, the Twilight Relays combine all competitors times and distances for an overall score. No team scores were kept and a best overall was recorded in each field event. 11 schools competed in the boys meet and nine in the girls...
Sikeston boys fare well during Twilight Relays (04/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston boys track team ended with eight first place finishes during Sikeston's annual Twilight Relays meet at Sikeston High School Friday. Other than two open events, the 100-meter dash and 1600-meter run, the Twilight Relays combine all competitors times and distances for an overall score. No team scores were kept and a best overall was recorded in each field event. 11 schools competed in the boys meet and nine in the girls...
Sikeston left stranded in 3-1 loss to Poplar Bluff (04/11/14)
SEMO News Service POPLAR BLUFF -- Sikeston put the first two batters on base, took the lead two batters later then loaded the bases to start the SEMO Conference game Thursday. It didn't get much better after that for the Bulldogs. Poplar Bluff's Brandon Stuckenschneider got out of the first-inning jam with a strikeout then stymied Sikeston as the Mules won 3-1...
Sikeston left stranded in 3-1 loss to Poplar Bluff (04/11/14)
SEMO News Service POPLAR BLUFF -- Sikeston put the first two batters on base, took the lead two batters later then loaded the bases to start the SEMO Conference game Thursday. It didn't get much better after that for the Bulldogs. Poplar Bluff's Brandon Stuckenschneider got out of the first-inning jam with a strikeout then stymied Sikeston as the Mules won 3-1...
SCAA Roundup: Bloomfield baseball team stays perfect, other SCAA schools secure wins (04/11/14)
The success continued Thursday for the undefeated Bloomfield Widlcats high school baseball team. Bloomfield improved to 6-0 with 29-3 win against Richland. "It's always nice to record a conference win and I was glad to see some different guys step up and contribute when given an opportunity to play," Bloomfield coach Tyler Trover said. "Our kids are doing some good things and we are going to have to continue that trend with the quality opponents on our schedule in the next week"...
High school roundup: ND golfers repeat at Farmington Invite (04/10/14)
Notre Dame sophomore standout Jack Litzelfelner carded an even par 71 to earn medalist honors and lead defending champion Notre Dame to a repeat at the Farmington Invitational on Wednesday at the Crown Pointe Golf Club in Farmington, Mo. Notre Dame's Trent Schumer tied with Camdenton's Michael Pfitzner for second place individually...
April 9, 2014 Scoreboard (04/09/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Local teams to feel effects of district realignment (04/09/14)
The winds of change are blowing for some local teams as the Missouri High School Activities Association recently announced class and district alignments for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons. Class assignments are based on school enrollments. For basketball, the state's 128 smallest schools are in Class 1. Classes 2 and 3 also consist of 128 schools each, while the next 96 schools make up Class 4. The remainder -- the state's largest schools -- are in Class 5...
New assignments released for high school basketball districts for 2015 & 2016 (04/08/14)
Multiple SCAA schools will have a different path to a district basketball title or the state final four next season. The Missouri High School Activities Association announced class and district alignments Saturday for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons...
Local athletes win awards at BA Sports Extravaganza (04/07/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the event is available at this link: View Photos Here The 2014 BA Sports All-Star Extravaganza took place Saturday at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter. Over 65 area schools competed in volleyball and basketball all-star games and skills competitions...
Jackson girls take home title, boys finish second at home track meet (04/06/14)
Dylan Rush and Sierra Maddox swept the pole vaulting events for the Indians.
New assignments released for HS football, basketball districts (04/06/14)
Scott County Central moved up to Class 2 in basketball
April 5, 2014 Scoreboard (04/05/14)
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SCAA all-conference boys basketball awards released (04/05/14)
The 2014 SCAA all-conference awards have been released for varsity boys basketball. Advance guard Lane Below has been selected as the SCAA Player of the Year. Below averaged 27.3 points and 5.2 assists per game his senior season. Bernie senior guard B.J. Jennings has been selected as the Defensive Player of the Year...
April 4, 2014 Scoreboard (04/04/14)
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Mitchell leads all-region team (04/04/14)
The 2014 southeast Missouri all-region basketball teams were released Thursday evening, and the Bootheel is well-represented on the squad. Kennett's Kevonte Mitchell, Cortez Dobbins of Malden, Caruthersville's Darrell Monroe, Anthony Primer of South Pemiscot and Hayti's Frankie Burden were first-team selections for the boys, while Carrie Shephard of South Pemiscot was a first-teamer on the girls side...
High school basketball all-region teams (04/04/14)
The 2014 Southeast Missouri all-region basketball teams as selected and nominated by a committee of sports writers from eight publications:Boys Class 5 First team Karson King, 6-6, sr., Jackson Blake Reynolds, 6-7, jr., Jackson Stacy Gipson, 6-7, sr., Poplar Bluff...
Central baseball team falls to unbeaten Poplar Bluff (04/04/14)
By ROB TATE ~ Daily American Republic POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- The Central Tigers averted a gloomy prediction for rain Thursday, but they could not avoid the bats of the Poplar Bluff Mules. Poplar Bluff banged out 12 hits in a 9-1 victory over the Tigers in a SEMO Conference game at Strenfel Memorial Field to remain unbeaten...
Central baseball team falls to unbeaten Poplar Bluff (04/04/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- The Central Tigers averted a gloomy prediction for rain Thursday, but they could not avoid the bats of the Poplar Bluff Mules. Poplar Bluff banged out 12 hits in a 9-1 victory over the Tigers in a SEMO Conference game at Strenfel Memorial Field to remain unbeaten...
Sikeston golf team drops home dual to Poplar Bluff (04/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Bad weather conditions have took their tool on the Sikeston golf team of late. A brutally windy afternoon during the Notre Dame Invitational at Bent Creek on Monday resulted in Sikeston's top golfer to break an impressive career streak and slotted the Bulldogs in the seventh position as a team...
Sikeston golf team drops home dual to Poplar Bluff (04/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Bad weather conditions have took their tool on the Sikeston golf team of late. A brutally windy afternoon during the Notre Dame Invitational at Bent Creek on Monday resulted in Sikeston's top golfer to break an impressive career streak and slotted the Bulldogs in the seventh position as a team...
Jackson golf team repeats at Notre Dame Invitational (04/01/14)
At Monday's Notre Dame Invitational at wind-whipped Bent Creek Golf Course in Jackson, the race for the team championship was just as heated as the race for individual medalist. Jackson, led by Eli Pike's 3-over 75 and Hunter Asher's 4-over 76, claimed the team title with a 319, one stroke better than Notre Dame and Poplar Bluff, to claim its second straight Notre Dame Invitational trophy...
April 1, 2014 Scoreboard (04/01/14)
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Jackson golf team repeats at Notre Dame Invltational (04/01/14)
By SCOTT ROSCOVIUS Special to the Missourian At Monday's Notre Dame Invitational at wind-whipped Bent Creek Golf Course in Jackson, the race for the team championship was just as heated as the race for individual medalist. Jackson, led by Eli Pike's 3-over 75 and Hunter Asher's 4-over 76, claimed the team title with a 319, one stroke better than Notre Dame and Poplar Bluff, to claim its second straight Notre Dame Invitational trophy...
High school roundup: Chaffee baseball stops Kelly, improves to 6-0 (04/01/14)
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March 31, 2014 Scoreboard (03/31/14)
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Hansbrough winning in Toronto (03/28/14)
TORONTO -- Tyler Hansbrough has become a fixture in the postseason wherever he has competed. From 2002 to 2005, Hansbrough led Poplar Bluff High School to two state championships, three Show-Me Showdowns and four district titles. He followed that up by playing four straight years in the NCAA Tournament at North Carolina, including winning a national championship as a senior in 2009 and playing in the Final Four the previous year...
Preview: Dexter boys tennis team (03/28/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys tennis team enters the 2014 season with three returning starters off of last season's vastly successful squad that finished with a 9-2 record and placed second in its district tournament. "We are young, but have some talent so it will be interesting to see what we can do this year," Dexter coach Kurt Lovelady said...
March 28, 2014 Scoreboard (03/28/14)
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Hansbrough winning in Toronto (03/28/14)
TORONTO -- Tyler Hansbrough has become a fixture in the postseason wherever he has competed. From 2002 to 2005, Hansbrough led Poplar Bluff High School to two state championships, three Show-Me Showdowns and four district titles. He followed that up by playing four straight years in the NCAA Tournament at North Carolina, including winning a national championship as a senior in 2009 and playing in the Final Four the previous year...
SEMO commitment, SEMO Conference awards highlight big day for Noe (03/27/14)
Dexter senior Hannah Noe verbally committed to join the Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team on the same day as the SEMO Conference award announcements.
Noe, Bogan take top SEMO honors (03/27/14)
POPLAR BLUFF --Hannah Noe had a memorable day. When the Dexter senior woke up Wednesday morning, she didn't realize that she would be committing to a Division I college and win the award for top girls basketball player in the SEMO Conference. A few short hours after committing to Southeast Missouri State University, Noe brought home a bulk of the honors given out at the 56th Annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Basketball Banquet at the Black River Coliseum. ...
March 27, 2014 Scoreboard (03/27/14)
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Tribe blends experience and youth (03/27/14)
The Kennett Indians will open the golf season this afternoon at Bloomfield with a blend of experience and youth on their squad. The Tribe returns three players from last spring's squad that won the SEMO Conference South title in senior Aaron Beck, junior Colin Byers and sophomore Brenden Sweger. Joining that trio will be newcomers Chris Crawford and Will Heinen, both of whom are sophomores...
Noe, Bogan headline All-SEMO Conference list (03/27/14)
Mitchell, Shetley also named All-SEMO Conference
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Hannah Noe had a memorable day. When the Dexter senior woke up Wednesday morning, she didn't realize that she would be committing to a Division I college and win the award for top girls basketball player in the SEMO Conference.
Dexter girls basketball program receives top awards at 56th annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Basketball Banquet (03/27/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. - Hannah Noe had a memorable day. When the Dexter senior woke up Wednesday morning, she didn't realize that she would be committing to a Division I college and win the award for top girls basketball player in the SEMO Conference. A few short hours after committing to Southeast Missouri State University, Noe brought home a bulk of the honors given out at the 56th Annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Basketball Banquet at the Black River Coliseum. ...
SEMO commitment, SEMO Conference awards highlight big day for Noe (03/27/14)
Dexter senior Hannah Noe verbally committed to join the Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team on the same day as the SEMO Conference award announcements.
Noe, Bogan take top SEMO honors (03/27/14)
POPLAR BLUFF --Hannah Noe had a memorable day. When the Dexter senior woke up Wednesday morning, she didn't realize that she would be committing to a Division I college and win the award for top girls basketball player in the SEMO Conference. A few short hours after committing to Southeast Missouri State University, Noe brought home a bulk of the honors given out at the 56th Annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Basketball Banquet at the Black River Coliseum. ...
Tribe suffers through rough season opener at Poplar Bluff (03/26/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- The third out of the second inning and Wesley Pyles' slider eluded the Kennett Indians just long enough to put them in a hole Tuesday. Consecutive two-out errors gave Poplar Bluff a 5-run lead and that was all the Mules needed behind their ace in an 11-1 win over Kennett in six innings...
Tribe suffers through rough season opener at Poplar Bluff (03/26/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- The third out of the second inning and Wesley Pyles' slider eluded the Kennett Indians just long enough to put them in a hole Tuesday. Consecutive two-out errors gave Poplar Bluff a 5-run lead and that was all the Mules needed behind their ace in an 11-1 win over Kennett in six innings...
March 24, 2014 Scoreboard (03/24/14)
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Preview: Dexter Bearcats high school golf team (03/20/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - 12 golfers are slated to compete on the Dexter high school golf team in the 2014 season. Ethan Stevens, Drake Mitchell, Myles Urhahn, Nick McCollough, Noah Langley, Bryce Farmer, Brandon Barry, Scott Strickler, Austin Chesser, River Chism, Ethan Maul and Gavin White are out for golf in 2014...
2014 Spring Sports Preview: Dexter Bearcats baseball team (03/19/14)
The Dexter Bearcats high school baseball program enters the 2014 season with 11 returning players off of last season's squad that finished 9-15. "We have some good ball players coming back," Dexter head coach Brian Becker said. "We struggled at the plate last year quite a bit, but hopefully we can turn it around at the plate this year."...
16 SCAA athletes selected to participate in B.A. Sports All-Star Extravaganza in Dexter April 5 (03/15/14)
16 athletes from the SCAA Conference have been selected to participate in the B.A. Sports All-Star Extravaganza Apr. 5. The Bearcat Event Center will host the event. Eight SCAA volleyball players have been selected to participate in the event. The players are: Advance's Allie Below, Advance's Grayson Miles, Bernie's Tori Lowrey, Dexter's Ashley Brown, Puxico's Emily Merick, Woodland's Rachel Poole, Bernie's Jordan Ellenburg and Woodland's Josie Long...
16 SCAA athletes selected to participate in B.A. Sports All-Star Extravaganza in Dexter April 5 (03/15/14)
16 athletes from the SCAA Conference have been selected to participate in the B.A. Sports All-Star Extravaganza Apr. 5. The Bearcat Event Center will host the event. Eight SCAA volleyball players have been selected to participate in the event. The players are: Advance's Allie Below, Advance's Grayson Miles, Bernie's Tori Lowrey, Dexter's Ashley Brown, Puxico's Emily Merick, Woodland's Rachel Poole, Bernie's Jordan Ellenburg and Woodland's Josie Long...
Jackson girls basketball team reaches district final (03/08/14)
IMPERIAL, Mo. -- The Jackson girls basketball team didn't take advantage of a single turnover by the Poplar Bluff Mules in the first half Friday. That quickly changed. The Indians scored the first nine points of the second half -- all following Poplar Bluff turnovers -- to pull away for a 49-38 win in a Class 5 District 1 semifinal Friday night at Seckman High School...
Jackson girls basketball team reaches district final (03/08/14)
IMPERIAL, Mo. -- The Jackson girls basketball team didn't take advantage of a single turnover by the Poplar Bluff Mules in the first half Friday. That quickly changed. The Indians scored the first nine points of the second half -- all following Poplar Bluff turnovers -- to pull away for a 49-38 win in a Class 5 District 1 semifinal Friday night at Seckman High School...
March 7, 2014 Scoreboard (03/07/14)
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High school roundup: Saxony Lutheran girls claim district crown (02/28/14)
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Saxony Lutheran girls win district (02/28/14)
Brianna Mueller scored a game-high 23 points as the top-seeded Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team cruised to a 63-48 victory over second-seeded Arcadia Valley to clinch the Class 3 District 2 title Tuesday at Clearwater High School in Piedmont, Mo...
Bluff spoils Tribe's Senior Night (02/26/14)
Some teams win games with a 1-2 punch. Tuesday night, the Poplar Bluff Mules used an inside-out punch to beat Kennett. Poplar Bluff got a big first half from center Stacy Gipson, then hit three 3-pointers as part of a game-turning third quarter surge to defeat the Tribe 63-44 Tuesday night at the Kennett High School gymnasium in the regular-season finale for both teams...
Bluff spoils Tribe's Senior Night (02/26/14)
Some teams win games with a 1-2 punch. Tuesday night, the Poplar Bluff Mules used an inside-out punch to beat Kennett. Poplar Bluff got a big first half from center Stacy Gipson, then hit three 3-pointers as part of a game-turning third quarter surge to defeat the Tribe 63-44 Tuesday night at the Kennett High School gymnasium in the regular-season finale for both teams...
Bluejays suffer 70-44 loss to Poplar Bluff, lose SEMO Conference title in the process (02/22/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Despite Tuesday's letdown against Cape Central, the Charleston Bluejays still entered the final game of regular season controlling their own destiny in the SEMO Conference. A win Friday night against Poplar Bluff would guarantee Charleston at least a share of the conference crown for the third straight year with Jackson controlling the other half...
Jackson uses size to beat Tribe (02/22/14)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Size matters on the hardwood. The Kennett Indians were reminded of that Friday night, as Jackson -- with four starters standing 6-foot-3 or taller, and three that are 6-foot-6 and up -- used its height advantage to garner a 63-42 win here Friday night...
Bluejays suffer 70-44 loss to Poplar Bluff, lose SEMO Conference title in the process (02/22/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Despite Tuesday's letdown against Cape Central, the Charleston Bluejays still entered the final game of regular season controlling their own destiny in the SEMO Conference. A win Friday night against Poplar Bluff would guarantee Charleston at least a share of the conference crown for the third straight year with Jackson controlling the other half...
February 21, 2014 Scoreboard (02/21/14)
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Late surge not enough as Dexter falls to Mules 60-46 (02/19/14)
DEXTER -- The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball program put together one of its most balanced scoring performances of the season Tuesday night against the Poplar Bluff Mules. Eight players combined to tally 46 points against Poplar Bluff and no Dexter player calculated more than eight points...
Bluejays slip up against Cape Central 65-59 (02/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- After sharing the SEMO Conference crown each of the past two years, this looked to be the season the Charleston Bluejays reclaimed the title outright. With their win over Jackson on Saturday, the Bluejays controlled their own destiny, needing only to win their two final regular season games against Cape Central and Poplar Bluff to lock up first place...
Late surge not enough as Dexter falls to Mules 60-46 (02/19/14)
DEXTER -- The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball program put together one of its most balanced scoring performances of the season Tuesday night against the Poplar Bluff Mules. Eight players combined to tally 46 points against Poplar Bluff and no Dexter player calculated more than eight points...
2nd half surge not enough to propel Dexter past Poplar Bluff (02/19/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball program put together one of its most balanced scoring performances of the season Tuesday night against the Poplar Bluff Mules. Eight players combined to tally 46 points against Poplar Bluff and no Dexter player calculated more than eight points...
Strong third quarter separates Dexter from Lady Mules (02/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- After a close first half against Poplar Bluff on Monday, the Dexter Lady Bearcats used a dominant third quarter to pull away from the Lady Mules for a 70-48 win. "We worked really hard defensively," Dexter head coach Chad Allen said. "I thought we wore them down by how hard we played. We just really want to keep on concentrating on our defense and keep on trying to get our conditioning right to play hard defensively all game long."...
February 18, 2014 Scoreboard (02/18/14)
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Strong third quarter separates Dexter from Lady Mules (02/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- After a close first half against Poplar Bluff on Monday, the Dexter Lady Bearcats used a dominant third quarter to pull away from the Lady Mules for a 70-48 win. "We worked really hard defensively," Dexter head coach Chad Allen said. "I thought we wore them down by how hard we played. We just really want to keep on concentrating on our defense and keep on trying to get our conditioning right to play hard defensively all game long."...
Dexter girls survive first half against Poplar Bluff, win 70-48 (02/18/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - It was nip and tuck if the Dexter Bearcats or Poplar Bluff Mules varsity girls basketball team would emerge victorious for most of the first half Monday night. Poplar Bluff led by as many as four points in the opening quarter before falling behind 31-27 at halftime...
Dexter girls survive first half against Poplar Bluff, win 70-48 (02/18/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - It was nip and tuck if the Dexter Bearcats or Poplar Bluff Mules varsity girls basketball team would emerge victorious for most of the first half Monday night. Poplar Bluff led by as many as four points in the opening quarter before falling behind 31-27 at halftime...
February 17, 2014 Scoreboard (02/17/14)
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Notre Dame's pressure defense unravels Poplar Bluff boys (02/16/14)
Jordan Barber walked across the court Friday night during Notre Dame's homecoming ceremony wearing a protective boot on his injured left foot. Chase Urhahn also didn't dress as the Bulldogs were without two starters. It didn't matter. Notre Dame's relentless defense picked Poplar Bluff clean to the bone for a 76-51 SEMO Conference win...
Notre Dame's pressure defense unravels Poplar Bluff boys (02/16/14)
Jordan Barber walked across the court Friday night during Notre Dame's homecoming ceremony wearing a protective boot on his injured left foot. Chase Urhahn also didn't dress as the Bulldogs were without two starters. It didn't matter. Notre Dame's relentless defense picked Poplar Bluff clean to the bone for a 76-51 SEMO Conference win...
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bearcats roll, NMCC edges Malden (02/14/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Five Dexter players scored in double figures as the Lady Bearcats rolled over Cape Central 93-34. Erika Cobb led Dexter (18-3) with 17 points followed by Hannah Noe's 16, Alison Jarrell's and Paige Patterson's 15 and Melanie McKuin's 12...
High school roundup: Notre Dame swimmers win Show-Me Conference meet (02/14/14)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bearcats roll, NMCC edges Malden (02/14/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Five Dexter players scored in double figures as the Lady Bearcats rolled over Cape Central 93-34. Erika Cobb led Dexter (18-3) with 17 points followed by Hannah Noe's 16, Alison Jarrell's and Paige Patterson's 15 and Melanie McKuin's 12...
February 13, 2014 Scoreboard (02/13/14)
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Jackson girls basketball team holds off Poplar Bluff for conference win (02/13/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- When it's Jackson and Poplar Bluff, throw out the stats. The Lady Indians didn't allow a field goal more than 6 1/2 minutes at the start of the second half but needed a five-point run late to hold off Poplar Bluff 37-31 in a SEMO Conference game Wednesday...
Slow start dooms NMCC at Poplar Bluff (02/12/14)
POPLAR BLUFF -- New Madrid Central went nearly 5 minutes without scoring in the opening quarter Tuesday night and could never catch up. Poplar Bluff scored 17 straight points then held off numerous runs by the Eagles for a 66-50 SEMO Conference win...
February 12, 2014 Scoreboard (02/12/14)
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Slow start dooms NMCC at Poplar Bluff (02/12/14)
POPLAR BLUFF -- New Madrid Central went nearly 5 minutes without scoring in the opening quarter Tuesday night and could never catch up. Poplar Bluff scored 17 straight points then held off numerous runs by the Eagles for a 66-50 SEMO Conference win...
February 11, 2014 Scoreboard (02/11/14)
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Relentless defense pushes Sikeston past Poplar Bluff 73-62 (02/08/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- One thing about Sikeston's pressure defense is that it comes at you relentlessly. It's a never-ending wave of constant pressure and trapping. It's the opponents' job to remain poised and calm in the chaotic atmosphere that Sikeston creates...
Relentless defense pushes Sikeston past Poplar Bluff 73-62 (02/08/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- One thing about Sikeston's pressure defense is that it comes at you relentlessly. It's a never-ending wave of constant pressure and trapping. It's the opponents' job to remain poised and calm in the chaotic atmosphere that Sikeston creates...
February 7, 2014 Scoreboard (02/07/14)
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Dexter wrestling team beats Poplar Bluff, Cape Central (02/07/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter varsity wrestling team picked up a pair of convincing wins Thursday night at Cape Central High School. Dexter blistered Cape Central 54-18 and pounded Poplar Bluff 48-18. Dexter won nine of its 13 matches against Cape Central and nine of its 12 matches against Poplar Bluff...
High school roundup: Notre Dame girls basketball team routs Kennett (02/07/14)
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High school roundup: Notre Dame girls basketball team routs Kennett (02/07/14)
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February 6, 2014 Scoreboard (02/06/14)
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Southeast Missouri State University head coach Matukewicz cashes in on area talent (02/05/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Though they reign as the biggest college in the area, the Southeast Missouri State University football program was known for not having much of a southeast Missouri presence. First-year head coach Tom Matukewicz changed that perception in one day...
Coaches v. Cancer: Bravettes routed by Poplar Bluff in shootout (02/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- After playing a close first quarter against Poplar Bluff on Saturday, things quickly turned south for the Scott County Central Bravettes as the two teams faced off in the 5th Annual Coaches vs. Cancer Shootout...
Central gets come-from-behind conference win against Mules (02/02/14)
The TigErs trailed by as many as 15 points before beating Poplar Bluff 63-62
Central gets come-from-behind conference win against Mules (02/01/14)
The Tigers trailed by as many as 15 points before beating Poplar Bluff 63-62.
January 31, 2014 Scoreboard (01/31/14)
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Poplar Bluff wears down Lady Tribe (01/31/14)
Poplar Bluff's depth ultimately proved to be too much of a factor for the Kennett Lady Indians to overcome. Kennett matched the Lady Mules for more than 26 minutes, but Poplar Bluff was able to capitalize on its depth and take advantage of two Lady Tribe starters fouling out to take a 43-29 victory in SEMO Conference play Thursday night at the Kennett High School gymnasium...
Poplar Bluff wears down Lady Tribe (01/31/14)
Poplar Bluff's depth ultimately proved to be too much of a factor for the Kennett Lady Indians to overcome. Kennett matched the Lady Mules for more than 26 minutes, but Poplar Bluff was able to capitalize on its depth and take advantage of two Lady Tribe starters fouling out to take a 43-29 victory in SEMO Conference play Thursday night at the Kennett High School gymnasium...
January 30, 2014 Scoreboard (01/30/14)
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Dexter places 5th at SEMO Conference wrestling tournament (01/27/14)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. - The Dexter high school wrestling team placed fifth at the SEMO Conference wrestling tournament Saturday in Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Jackson finished with 394 points to easily outdistance runner-up Farmington, which finished at 311. Host Ste. Genevieve finished at 244 and was followed by Sikeston (163.5), Dexter (150.5), Poplar Bluff (147), Windsor (108), Notre Dame (84), New Madrid County Central (78.5), Cape Girardeau Central (60.5) and North County (60.0)...
Bulldogs take fourth at SEMO Conference wrestling meet (01/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com STE. GENEVIEVE -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team finished fourth overall during the SEMO Conference wrestling meet Friday and Saturday at Ste. Genevieve High School. The Bulldogs finished with 163.5 team points. Jackson took first with a commanding 394 points while Farmington finished with 311. Dexter took fifth with 150.5 and New Madrid County Central (78.5) finished ninth...
Jackson dominates SEMO Conference wrestling meet (01/26/14)
The Jackson wrestling team had a conference-meet record 10 individual champions as the Indians claimed the SEMO Conference championship Saturday in Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Jackson's Jarrett Reisenbichler stayed undefeated (27-0) with his technical fall victory over Sikeston's Garrett Middleton at 113 pounds...
Lady Bulldogs drop home game to Poplar Bluff (01/24/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs fell to 5-8 on the year following a 47-40 loss to Poplar Bluff Thursday at the Sikeston Field House. Ariana Beard led the Lady Bulldogs with 12 points. Erica Peet added 10 for Sikeston, who have lost two of their last four to start the new year...
Lady Bulldogs drop home game to Poplar Bluff (01/24/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs fell to 5-8 on the year following a 47-40 loss to Poplar Bluff Thursday at the Sikeston Field House. Ariana Beard led the Lady Bulldogs with 12 points. Erica Peet added 10 for Sikeston, who have lost two of their last four to start the new year...
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys pull away from Advance (01/24/14)
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High school roundup: Notre Dame boys pull away from Advance (01/24/14)
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January 23, 2014 Scoreboard (01/23/14)
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Jackson boys basketball team defeats Poplar Bluff 73-63 (01/22/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Josh Daume and the Jackson Indians held off a furious second-half rally Tuesday night to remain unbeaten in SEMO Conference play. Daume hit all eight of his free throws in the final minute, finishing with 31 points, as the Indians beat Poplar Bluff 73-63...
Jackson boys basketball team defeats Poplar Bluff 73-63 (01/22/14)
By BRIAN ROSENER Daily American Republic POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Josh Daume and the Jackson Indians held off a furious second-half rally Tuesday night to remain unbeaten in SEMO Conference play. Daume hit all eight of his free throws in the final minute, finishing with 31 points, as the Indians beat Poplar Bluff 73-63...
January 17, 2014 Scoreboard (01/17/14)
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High school roundup: Central boys basketball team collectes OT win (01/15/14)
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High school roundup: Central boys basketball team collects win in OT (01/15/14)
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January 14, 2014 Scoreboard (01/14/14)
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January 13, 2014 Scoreboard (01/13/14)
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High school roundup: Notre Dame girls swimming team claims title at rec center relays (01/12/14)
The Notre Dame girls swimming team placed first in six out of 10 events to capture first place at the Student Recreation Center Relays.
High school roundup: Notre Dame girls swimming team claims title at rec center relays (01/12/14)
The Notre Dame girls swimming team placed first in six out of 10 events to capture first place at the Student Recreation Center Relays.
January 10, 2014 Scoreboard (01/10/14)
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High school roundup: Central girls basketball team falls short against Poplar Bluff (01/10/14)
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High school roundup: Central girls basketball team falls short against Poplar Bluff (01/10/14)
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Sikeston eighth and ninth grade both pull off wins against Poplar Bluff (01/09/14)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston 8th grade boys basketball team improved to 8-0 on the season with a 65-34 road win over Poplar Bluff on Wednesday. Sikeston led 29-10 after one quarter of play and were never challenged. The Bulldogs led 42-21 at the half and 54-29 entering the fourth quarter...
Bulldogs split tri-meet in season's first action at home (01/09/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Despite dealing with injuries and illness, the Sikeston Bulldogs managed to end their first home meet of the season on a high note. In a tri-meet with Marion, Ill., and Poplar Bluff, the Bulldogs suffered a 45-25 loss to the Wildcats before closing out the night with a 40-27 come from behind win against the Mules...
Bulldogs split tri-meet in season's first action at home (01/09/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Despite dealing with injuries and illness, the Sikeston Bulldogs managed to end their first home meet of the season on a high note. In a tri-meet with Marion, Ill., and Poplar Bluff, the Bulldogs suffered a 45-25 loss to the Wildcats before closing out the night with a 40-27 come from behind win against the Mules...
Sikeston eighth and ninth grade both pull off wins against Poplar Bluff (01/09/14)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston 8th grade boys basketball team improved to 8-0 on the season with a 65-34 road win over Poplar Bluff on Wednesday. Sikeston led 29-10 after one quarter of play and were never challenged. The Bulldogs led 42-21 at the half and 54-29 entering the fourth quarter...
High school roundup: Central wins swim meet (01/08/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Oran boys beat Woodland on the road (01/05/14)
Seth Ressel scored 14 points to help lead the Oran boys basketball team to a 58-47 road victory over Woodland on Friday. Jacob Priggel added 13 points for the Eagles (8-3). Woodland's Garret Reynolds notched a game-high 15 points while Devon Gramlisch added 11 points for the Cardinals (4-6)...
Oran boys beat Woodland on the road (01/05/14)
Seth Ressel scored 14 points to help lead the Oran boys basketball team to a 58-47 road victory over Woodland on Friday. Jacob Priggel added 13 points for the Eagles (8-3). Woodland's Garret Reynolds notched a game-high 15 points while Devon Gramlisch added 11 points for the Cardinals (4-6)...
High school roundup: Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team holds off Bluff (01/03/14)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team holds off Bluff (01/03/14)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
2013 Stoddard County Sports Year-in-Review (01/03/14)
The accomplishments by Stoddard County athletes were unprecedented and at times unheard of at their respective programs before 2013. Other accomplishments represented continued success of traditional powerhouses in Stoddard County. The success continued for the Dexter Bearcats girls basketball program from the start of the calendar year until the end of 2013 under head coach Chad Allen. ...
January 2, 2014 Scoreboard (01/02/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
December 27, 2013 Scoreboard (12/27/13)
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December 26, 2013 Scoreboard (12/26/13)
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Poplar Bluff to host inaugural spring softball final four in 2014 (12/25/13)
Kennett softball coach Kevin McCaig has a new motivational tool that will be available to 81 high school softball coaches in Missouri entering the 2014 spring season. The playoffs High school spring softball programs that do not participate in the fall softball state playoffs will no longer have to settle for end-of-the season conference tournaments being the highlight of their spring season...
December 21, 2013 Scoreboard (12/21/13)
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December 20, 2013 Scoreboard (12/20/13)
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Perryville girls earn tourney win (12/19/13)
The Perryville girls basketball team advanced to the consolation game of the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic with a 63-47 win over Meadow Heights on Wednesday. Ahnie Hoff had 20 points for the Pirates (2-3). MEADOW HEIGHTS (47) -- Kylee Whitener 6, Abi Bristow 10, Kiana Hotop 15, Emma Cook 8, Hayley Thorne 8. FG 15, FT 14-25, F 9. (3-pointers: Bristow 1, Hotop 2. Fouled out: none)...
Perryville girls earn tourney win (12/19/13)
The Perryville girls basketball team advanced to the consolation game of the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic with a 63-47 win over Meadow Heights on Wednesday. Ahnie Hoff had 20 points for the Pirates (2-3). MEADOW HEIGHTS (47) -- Kylee Whitener 6, Abi Bristow 10, Kiana Hotop 15, Emma Cook 8, Hayley Thorne 8. FG 15, FT 14-25, F 9. (3-pointers: Bristow 1, Hotop 2. Fouled out: none)...
Matheny challenges Boys & Girls supporters to serve others (12/18/13)
ST. LOUIS, Mo. - St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny began the day Thursday wrapping up Winter Meetings in Orlando, Fla. Less than 12 hours later, he stood in the Black River Coliseum, discussing his team's past and future at the Boys & Girls Club of Poplar Bluff's Steak 'n Burger fundraiser...
PREP ROUNDUP: Dexter goes cold, Risco advances at Clarkton (12/17/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER (SMNS) -- The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball team suffered a 53-25 loss in its home opener against the Twin Rivers Royals Monday night. The Royals (3-1) jumped out to a 6-0 lead. The two teams traded the final 12 points of the first quarter before Dexter trimmed the deficit to 12-8 in the opening minute of the second period. The Royals followed with a 13-0 run to increase its lead to 25-8 with 3:08 left in the first half and led 29-10 at halftime...
December 17, 2013 Scoreboard (12/17/13)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Dexter goes cold, Risco advances at Clarkton (12/17/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER (SMNS) -- The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball team suffered a 53-25 loss in its home opener against the Twin Rivers Royals Monday night. The Royals (3-1) jumped out to a 6-0 lead. The two teams traded the final 12 points of the first quarter before Dexter trimmed the deficit to 12-8 in the opening minute of the second period. The Royals followed with a 13-0 run to increase its lead to 25-8 with 3:08 left in the first half and led 29-10 at halftime...
Bogan leads Jays to SEMO Conference consolation title (12/14/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- It may not be the one they're accustomed to, but the Charleston Bluejays walked out of the SEMO Conference Tournament with a championship. Playing Poplar Bluff on Friday, Charleston used a brilliant performance from junior Delfincko Bogan to overcome a double-digit third quarter deficit to down the Mules 79-67 and claim the consolation bracket title...
Bogan leads Jays to SEMO Conference consolation title (12/14/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- It may not be the one they're accustomed to, but the Charleston Bluejays walked out of the SEMO Conference Tournament with a championship. Playing Poplar Bluff on Friday, Charleston used a brilliant performance from junior Delfincko Bogan to overcome a double-digit third quarter deficit to down the Mules 79-67 and claim the consolation bracket title...
December 12, 2013 Scoreboard (12/12/13)
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High school roundup: Leopold wins Woodland Invitational (12/12/13)
The Leopold boys basketball team took a four-point lead over Perryville into halftime at the weather-delayed Woodland Tournament on Wednesday. The Wildcats made a couple changes at halftime before running away with a 56-34 win. "We changed our defense up a little bit," Leopold coach Andy Beck said. ...
December 11, 2013 Scoreboard (12/11/13)
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Miscues cost Charleston in upset loss to Notre Dame (12/11/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Coming into this week's SEMO Conference Tournament it had been nearly four years since the Charleston Bluejays let a game slip to the Notre Dame Bulldogs. Winners of six straight meetings, the Bluejays looked prime for another on Tuesday when Delfincko Bogan hit an overtime inducing 3-pointer to cap a double-digit fourth quarter comeback...
Indians beat Mules, reach semis (12/11/13)
SIKESTON -- The casual observer would view Tuesday night's SEMO Conference Tournament game between second-seeded Jackson and seventh-seeded Poplar Bluff as an easy win for the Indians. It was anything but. Jackson had to scratch and claw all night before finally holding off the pesky Mules 55-50 and earn a berth in Thursday's final four against the winner of today's Central-Kennett contest...
Indians beat Mules, reach semis (12/11/13)
SIKESTON -- The casual observer would view Tuesday night's SEMO Conference Tournament game between second-seeded Jackson and seventh-seeded Poplar Bluff as an easy win for the Indians. It was anything but. Jackson had to scratch and claw all night before finally holding off the pesky Mules 55-50 and earn a berth in Thursday's final four against the winner of today's Central-Kennett contest...
December 10, 2013 Scoreboard (12/10/13)
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Media picks 2013 All-Region football team (12/07/13)
The 2013 Southeast Missouri Media All-Region football team was recently released. This team was nominated and selected by a panel of sportswriters from eight publications. A full list is as followed: Class 4 & 5 First Team Offense QB - Dante Vandeven, jr., 6-2, 190, Jackson...
Southeast Missouri All-Region high school football teams (12/06/13)
The 2013 Southeast Missouri All-Region football teams as nominated and selected by a panel of sportswriters from eight publications: Class 4/5 First Team Offense QB -- Dante Vandeven, jr., 6-2, 190, Jackson RB -- Mikey Jones, sr., 6-2, 205, Cape Central...
Three Dexter players make media all-region football team (12/06/13)
The Missouri Sportswriters and Broadcasters Association released its all-region football team today. Three Dexter players were selected to the Class 3 team. Dexter senior D.J. Dowdy was selected as a first-team all-purpose offensive player. Dexter senior offensive lineman Drew Mason was selected as a second-team offensive player...
Carutherville's Monroe wins Carr Trophy (12/05/13)
By BRIAN ROSENER ~ Daily American Republic POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Darrell Monroe finally took home that elusive Carr Trophy as the most outstanding football player in the SEMO Conference. A finalist for a second straight year, Monroe picked up the honor Wednesday night at the 68th annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Gridiron Banquet...
Carutherville's Monroe wins Carr Trophy (12/05/13)
By BRIAN ROSENER ~ Daily American Republic POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Darrell Monroe finally took home that elusive Carr Trophy as the most outstanding football player in the SEMO Conference. A finalist for a second straight year, Monroe picked up the honor Wednesday night at the 68th annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Gridiron Banquet...
Kennett falls to Poplar Bluff in boys JV tournament (12/05/13)
The Kennett Indians Junior Varsity boys basketball team was in action on Wednesday evening, as they took on the Poplar Bluff Mules. The game was played as part of the Junior Varsity Invitational tournament, which was hosted in Kennett. Kennett's Jahaida Childress helped get the Indians off on the right foot, as his first basket of the game put the Indians up 4-2 in the early going. ...
Caruthersville's Darrell Monroe wins Carr Trophy (12/04/13)
Daily American Republic POPLAR BLUFF -- Darrell Monroe finally took home that elusive Carr Trophy as the most outstanding football player in the SEMO Conference. A finalist for a second straight year, Monroe picked up the honor Wednesday night at the 68th annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Gridiron Banquet...
Caruthersville's Darrell Monroe wins Carr Trophy (12/04/13)
Daily American Republic POPLAR BLUFF -- Darrell Monroe finally took home that elusive Carr Trophy as the most outstanding football player in the SEMO Conference. A finalist for a second straight year, Monroe picked up the honor Wednesday night at the 68th annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Gridiron Banquet...
High school roundup: Leopold advances to Woodland Tourney semis (12/04/13)
Cameron Davis collected a game-high 22 points to help the third-seeded Leopold boys basketball team debut its season with a 71-26 victory over No. 6 Meadow Heights on Tuesday to secure a spot in the semifinals of the Woodland Invitational Tournament...
December 3, 2013 Scoreboard (12/03/13)
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Sikeston jayvee advances to title game of Notre Dame tourney (11/29/13)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston junior varsity team advanced to the championship game of the Notre Dame Junior Varsity Tournament with Friday's 55-47 win over Poplar Bluff. The Bulldogs were scheduled to play Jackson in the championship game on Saturday. Results from that game will be in Monday's edition...
Sikeston nabs six spots on SEMO All-Conference list (11/28/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com The 2013 SEMO soccer all-conference list was recently released and six Sikeston players were selected. Juniors Audi Hay and Layton Jones each made the first team. Seniors Chase Baran and Jared Boyd were given second team nods while seniors Steven Baker and Kaleb Newton made the honorable mention list...
Dexter 7th grade boys secure 10th straight victory (11/26/13)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter seventh grade boys basketball team's winning streak reached double digits Monday night as it secured a 46-29 home victory against the Poplar Bluff Mules. A near capacity crowd watched the undefeated Dexter Bearcats seventh grade outscore Poplar Bluff by single digits in every quarter...
Parity floods this year's SEMO Conference basketball tournament (11/21/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Charleston head coach Danny Farmer can't remember a time in the last seven years when seeding the SEMO Conference tournament was this tough. Farmer, who is entering his 16th year as the head coach of the Bluejays, used words like "parity" and "evenly-matched" to describe every team in this year's field of eight...
Dexter holds Winter Sports Media Day (11/21/13)
DEXTER, Mo. - Dexter High School held its annual Winter Media Day Wednesday afternoon at the Bearcat Event Center. The high school wrestling team, boys basketball team, girls basketball team, cheerleaders and dance team were present at the event. The Dexter high school girls basketball team will open its season Nov. ...
Central, Jackson to play for district football titles tonight (11/11/13)
Class 4 District 1 (Championship, 7 p.m.) (2) Central (7-4) at (1) Hillsboro (9-2) Last week: Central 56, (3) Festus 20; Hillsboro 42, (5) North County 19 Outlook: This is a district showdown between two streaking teams. Central is on a six-game roll, while Hillsboro is on a seven-game winning streak...
Dexter middle school girls beat Poplar Bluff again (11/09/13)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter middle school girls basketball program collected its second sweep of the week against Poplar Bluff Friday night. Dexter beat Poplar Bluff 29-19 in the eighth grade game and blistered Poplar Bluff 47-12 in the seventh grade contest...
Dexter middle school girls beat Poplar Bluff again (11/09/13)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter middle school girls basketball program collected its second sweep of the week against Poplar Bluff Friday night. Dexter beat Poplar Bluff 29-19 in the eighth grade game and blistered Poplar Bluff 47-12 in the seventh grade contest...
Jackson, Cape Central advance after big wins (11/07/13)
JACKSON (SMNS) -- Colton Proffer rushed for 179 yards and scored two touchdowns as Jackson plowed past Poplar Bluff 37-6 in the Class 5, District 1 semifinals. Jackson is now vaulted into a rematch with top-seeded Vianney in Monday night's district final...
Jackson to face Vianney in Class 5 District 1 title game (11/07/13)
While 21 other players grappled with the muddy conditions Wednesday night at The Pit at Jackson High School, Indians senior running back Colten Proffer found nothing but firm footing. Proffer rushed for 179 yards and scored two touchdowns as Jackson plowed past Poplar Bluff 37-6 in the Class 5 District 1 semifinals...
Jackson hosts Poplar Bluff in rematch (11/06/13)
Class 5 District 1 (3) Poplar Bluff (6-4) at (2) Jackson (6-3) Winner plays: (4) Rockwood Summit (4-6) at (1) Vianney (6-3) Last week: Poplar Bluff 34, Seckman 6; Jackson bye; Rockwood Summit 39, Fox 7; Vianney bye Outlook: It's been 12 days since Jackson last played a game, and it's been 26 days since the Indians' last win...
Jackson hosts Poplar Bluff in rematch (11/06/13)
Class 5 District 1 (3) Poplar Bluff (6-4) at (2) Jackson (6-3) Winner plays: (4) Rockwood Summit (4-6) at (1) Vianney (6-3) Last week: Poplar Bluff 34, Seckman 6; Jackson bye; Rockwood Summit 39, Fox 7; Vianney bye Outlook: It's been 12 days since Jackson last played a game, and it's been 26 days since the Indians' last win...
District play begins for H.S. football (10/31/13)
Class 4 District 1 (7) Farmington (1-8) at (2) Central (5-4) Last week: Central 62, Festus 56; Affton 62, Farmington 28 Outlook: Central will be looking for its second win of the season over Farmington after it jump-started its current four-game winning streak with a 59-21 win over the Knights in Week 6...
Cross country, soccer playoffs approaching (10/31/13)
Cross country runners from 26 teams will flock to Jackson City Park on Saturday to compete in the Missouri State High School Activities Association Class 1 and Class 2 District 1 meets. The meet, hosted by Saxony Lutheran High School, will begin at 10 a.m. ...
High school roundup: Notre Dame soccer team slips past Bluff (10/30/13)
Benjamin Parsons scored on a second-half penalty kick to lift the visiting Notre Dame boys soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Poplar Bluff Tuesday. Thomas Himmelberg recorded the shutout in goal. JV -- Notre Dame won 9-0. Christian Retter won two individual events and swam a leg on the victorious medley relay as Central won the three-team meet at Central Pool...
Early deficit dooms Bulldogs in loss to PB (10/29/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Back to back goals by Poplar Bluff's Omar Gomez put the Sikeston Bulldogs against a wall Monday as Sikeston fell to the Mules 2-1 at the Sikeston Sports Complex. Gomez scored both of his goals right before halftime with five minutes between them giving the Bulldogs a two-goal deficit to look up to...
Jackson volleyball team avenges loss to advance to district final (10/29/13)
The Indians swept Poplar Bluff 25-16, 25-21 after falling to the Mules in the regular season