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Confidence prevails at Bootheel Conference Tournament (11/21/14)
At the 2014 Girls Junior High Bootheel Conference Tournament in Senath-Hornersville, the hosts earned spots in both seventh and eighth grade tournament finals. The seventh grade earned a championship trophy after a hard-fought battle, while the eighth grade were overpowered by the number four seed.
Confidence prevails at Bootheel Conference Tournament (11/21/14)
At the 2014 Girls Junior High Bootheel Conference Tournament in Senath-Hornersville, the hosts earned spots in both seventh and eighth grade tournament finals. The seventh grade earned a championship trophy after a hard-fought battle, while the eighth grade were overpowered by the number four seed.
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 Portageville Girls Basketball Schedule (11/19/14)
Eighth graders shine at Bootheel Conference Tournament Day 2 (11/18/14)
Crowds gathered inside the Senath-Hornersville gymnasium Tuesday for the second night of the girls Bootheel Conference basketball tournament. This time, the talents of the area's eighth graders were on display.
Eighth graders shine at Bootheel Conference Tournament Day 2 (11/18/14)
Crowds gathered inside the Senath-Hornersville gymnasium Tuesday for the second night of the girls Bootheel Conference basketball tournament. This time, the talents of the area's eighth graders were on display.
Day 1 of girls Bootheel Conference Tournament (11/17/14)
Senath-Hornersville hosts the girls Bootheel Conference junior high basketball tournament throughout the week. The first day of play featured the seventh grade teams, with the hosts proving why they may be the strongest team in the tournament.
Day 1 of girls Bootheel Conference Tournament (11/17/14)
Senath-Hornersville hosts the girls Bootheel Conference junior high basketball tournament throughout the week. The first day of play featured the seventh grade teams, with the hosts proving why they may be the strongest team in the tournament.
Standard Democrat Softball Player of the Year: Taylor Tiffany (11/14/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- If you were to sit down and make a list of 'big game' pitchers in southeast Missouri there's a handful of names that rise above the rest. It's safe to say that after a dominant, record-setting junior year, Portageville standout Taylor Tiffany certainly earned her place on that ledger, if not at the top of it...
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...
Portageville falls to Jefferson in sectional 25-15, 25-18 (10/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- Portageville High School may be glad the weekend is over. It all started with their softball team's controversial semifinal finish in Springfield and later that night the football team's season ended with a shutout on it's home field to Hayti...
Portageville falls to Jefferson in sectional 25-15, 25-18 (10/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- Portageville High School may be glad the weekend is over. It all started with their softball team's controversial semifinal finish in Springfield and later that night the football team's season ended with a shutout on it's home field to Hayti...
Portageville softball semifinal loss marred in controversy (10/25/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SPRINGFIELD -- In the span of under a minute the Portageville Lady Bulldogs experienced the highest of highs and lowest of lows. Freshman Savannah Lovins provided the high with a two-out, two-run home run in the top of the seventh inning that should have vaulted Portageville over Pleasant Hope in the Class 2 semifinals and into the championship game...
Hayti gets revenge on shorthanded Portageville (10/25/14)
By Chris Pobst sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- The scenario surrounding both Portageville and Hayti Friday was who could limp to the finish line first. A depleted, fourth-seeded Portageville roster fell to another injury-riddled No. 5 Hayti 38-0 during the first round of the Class 2, District 1 tournament at Portageville High School ending Portageville's season...
Hayti gets revenge on shorthanded Portageville (10/25/14)
By Chris Pobst sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- The scenario surrounding both Portageville and Hayti Friday was who could limp to the finish line first. A depleted, fourth-seeded Portageville roster fell to another injury-riddled No. 5 Hayti 38-0 during the first round of the Class 2, District 1 tournament at Portageville High School ending Portageville's season...
Portageville softball semifinal loss marred in controversy (10/25/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SPRINGFIELD -- In the span of under a minute the Portageville Lady Bulldogs experienced the highest of highs and lowest of lows. Freshman Savannah Lovins provided the high with a two-out, two-run home run in the top of the seventh inning that should have vaulted Portageville over Pleasant Hope in the Class 2 semifinals and into the championship game...
Prep Football Glance -- District Round 1 (10/23/14)
Chaffee at Valle Catholic Records: Chaffee 0-8; Valle Catholic 9-0 Series History: Valle Catholic leads 21-0 Last Meeting: 2011, Valle Catholic won 48-13 Last Week: Chaffee lost to Kelly 48-18; Valle Catholic defeated St. Pius X 47-9 Outlook: Chaffee is seeking history as they have never beaten Valle Catholic in 21 tries. ...
Prep Football Glance -- District Round 1 (10/23/14)
Chaffee at Valle Catholic Records: Chaffee 0-8; Valle Catholic 9-0 Series History: Valle Catholic leads 21-0 Last Meeting: 2011, Valle Catholic won 48-13 Last Week: Chaffee lost to Kelly 48-18; Valle Catholic defeated St. Pius X 47-9 Outlook: Chaffee is seeking history as they have never beaten Valle Catholic in 21 tries. ...
Portageville claims second-straight title with win over NMCC (10/22/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- The Portageville Lady Bulldogs were fortunate to have played its semifinal match first. Top-seeded Portageville took care of South Pemiscot in two sets during the first match of the Class 2, District 1 semifinal round Tuesday and then took it easy on the sidelines...
Portageville ready for its first semifinal test (10/22/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- In just their third year of fall competition the Portageville Lady Bulldogs have made an improbable deep postseason run that isn't over yet. Now they sit just two games away from greatness. On Friday the Lady Bulldogs will open up play at the Class 2 semifinals in Springfield with a chance at their first ever state championship on the line...
Portageville ready for its first semifinal test (10/22/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- In just their third year of fall competition the Portageville Lady Bulldogs have made an improbable deep postseason run that isn't over yet. Now they sit just two games away from greatness. On Friday the Lady Bulldogs will open up play at the Class 2 semifinals in Springfield with a chance at their first ever state championship on the line...
Portageville claims second-straight title with win over NMCC (10/22/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- The Portageville Lady Bulldogs were fortunate to have played its semifinal match first. Top-seeded Portageville took care of South Pemiscot in two sets during the first match of the Class 2, District 1 semifinal round Tuesday and then took it easy on the sidelines...
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...
PREP ROUNDUP: Dexter volleyball team advances to district final (10/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- The Dexter volleyball team advanced to the finals of the Class 3, District 1 tournament with a 25-18, 25-13 win over Fredericktown Monday at Dexter High School. Jessica Lindsey and Krysten Garrison led with five kills while Shyann Jines added four. Garrison also had nine assists...
Tiffany tosses no-hitter, Portageville advances to state semifinal (10/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- They all expected it and Taylor Tiffany knew it. The Class 2 quarterfinal between Portageville and Bowling Green was destined for a pitcher's duel. "I actually told my friend Friday that it was going to be a 1-0 game," Tiffany said. "Our coaches was saying it was going to come down to a pitcher's duel and I knew it would be a 1-0 game."...
Briefly: Portageville softball team books first trip to final four, beats Bowling Green 1-0 (10/18/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the game is available at this link: View Photos Here PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. - The Portageville Bulldogs softball team booked its first trip to the state final four in school history Saturday afternoon with a 1-0 home victory against Bowling Green in a Class 2 state quarterfinal...
Second half surge lifts NMCC to win (10/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- One of the most familiar sights J.C. Dryden has had the past four years was seeing his father call out plays on the sideline on Friday nights or during practice in between. The senior has had to go without that comfort more than he'd like to recently...
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:...
Tiffany tosses no-hitter, Portageville advances to state semifinal (10/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- They all expected it and Taylor Tiffany knew it. The Class 2 quarterfinal between Portageville and Bowling Green was destined for a pitcher's duel. "I actually told my friend Friday that it was going to be a 1-0 game," Tiffany said. "Our coaches was saying it was going to come down to a pitcher's duel and I knew it would be a 1-0 game."...
Briefly: Portageville softball team books first trip to final four, beats Bowling Green 1-0 (10/18/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the game is available at this link: View Photos Here PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. - The Portageville Bulldogs softball team booked its first trip to the state final four in school history Saturday afternoon with a 1-0 home victory against Bowling Green in a Class 2 state quarterfinal...
Second half surge lifts NMCC to win (10/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- One of the most familiar sights J.C. Dryden has had the past four years was seeing his father call out plays on the sideline on Friday nights or during practice in between. The senior has had to go without that comfort more than he'd like to recently...
Portageville takes down St. Pius 4-2 in sectional (10/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com FESTUS -- By her own admission, Portageville ace Taylor Tiffany didn't have her best stuff when the Lady Bulldogs opened up their Class 2 sectional matchup with St. Pius X on Thursday. Five walks and two hits in the first couple innings alone spotted the Lady Lancers a two-run lead, leaving the Lady Bulldogs to wonder if their bats could overcome much more of a deficit...
Portageville takes down St. Pius 4-2 in sectional (10/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com FESTUS -- By her own admission, Portageville ace Taylor Tiffany didn't have her best stuff when the Lady Bulldogs opened up their Class 2 sectional matchup with St. Pius X on Thursday. Five walks and two hits in the first couple innings alone spotted the Lady Lancers a two-run lead, leaving the Lady Bulldogs to wonder if their bats could overcome much more of a deficit...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 9 (10/16/14)
Kelly at Chaffee Records: Kelly 3-5; Chaffee 0-7 Series History: First meeting Last Week: Kelly lost to Portageville 48-7; Chaffee lost to Jefferson 19-0 Outlook: After a two-game winning streak, Kelly has been outscored 108-25 in their last two games, both losses. ...
October 16, 2014 Scoreboard (10/16/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Prep Football Glance -- Week 9 (10/16/14)
Kelly at Chaffee Records: Kelly 3-5; Chaffee 0-7 Series History: First meeting Last Week: Kelly lost to Portageville 48-7; Chaffee lost to Jefferson 19-0 Outlook: After a two-game winning streak, Kelly has been outscored 108-25 in their last two games, both losses. ...
First sectional matchup awaits Portageville (10/15/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- Following their historic run to the Class 2, District 1 championship the Portageville Lady Bulldogs enter uncharted territory this week as they open up play in the state championship bracket. Portageville will take on St. Pius X today at 4 p.m. in its sectional matchup in Festus...
First sectional matchup awaits Portageville (10/15/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- Following their historic run to the Class 2, District 1 championship the Portageville Lady Bulldogs enter uncharted territory this week as they open up play in the state championship bracket. Portageville will take on St. Pius X today at 4 p.m. in its sectional matchup in Festus...
PREP ROUNDUP: East Prairie blasts Jays; Portageville bests Kelly (10/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- The East Prairie Eagles earned just their seventh win in 76 attempts against Mississippi County rival Charleston by virtue of a 70-6 road win Friday night. East Prairie led 14-6 after a quarter and then blew the game open with 24 unanswered points in the second quarter to take a 38-6 halftime lead. The Eagles added 16 points in both the third and fourth quarters to win going away...
PREP ROUNDUP: East Prairie blasts Jays; Portageville bests Kelly (10/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- The East Prairie Eagles earned just their seventh win in 76 attempts against Mississippi County rival Charleston by virtue of a 70-6 road win Friday night. East Prairie led 14-6 after a quarter and then blew the game open with 24 unanswered points in the second quarter to take a 38-6 halftime lead. The Eagles added 16 points in both the third and fourth quarters to win going away...
Portageville upsets Kelly in district softball final (10/10/14)
Portageville upset Kelly 2-0 for its first district softball title in school history. The Hawks had reached the final four the previous two seasons.
Portageville upsets Kelly in district final (10/09/14)
Savannah Lovins hit a two-run home run to lead the Bulldogs to their first-ever district championship.
Tiffany shuts out Kelly for Portageville's first district title (10/10/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PUXICO -- Class 2 softball in southeast Missouri hasn't seen much parity during the better part of the last half century. It's been owned by the Kelly Lady Hawks and not many have been able to knock them from the top rung...
PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly, Portageville to meet in district title game (10/09/14)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com PUXICO -- Top-seeded Kelly made quick work of the host team during the semifinal round of the Class 2, District 1 tournament Wednesday knocking off Puxico 12-1 in five innings. Alexis Dock earned the win in the circle after three innings of work. Dock, who also went 3 for 3 with a double and three RBIs, struck out four, walked one and gave up one of Puxico's two hits...
High school football previews: Week 8 (10/10/14)
Central will enter its final two non-conference games wearing the title of SEMO North Conference champs.
Portageville upsets Kelly in district softball final (10/10/14)
Portageville upset Kelly 2-0 for its first district softball title in school history. The Hawks had reached the final four the previous two seasons.
High school football previews: Week 8 (10/10/14)
Central will enter its final two non-conference games wearing the title of SEMO North Conference champs.
Tiffany shuts out Kelly for Portageville's first district title (10/10/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PUXICO -- Class 2 softball in southeast Missouri hasn't seen much parity during the better part of the last half century. It's been owned by the Kelly Lady Hawks and not many have been able to knock them from the top rung...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 8 (10/09/14)
Jefferson at Chaffee Records: Chaffee 0-6; Jefferson 3-4 Series History: Chaffee leads 2-0 Last Meeting: 2013, Chaffee won 56-22 Last Week: Chaffee lost to Malden 68-6; Jefferson defeated Grandview 34-7 Outlook: Chaffee's offense continues to struggle, scoring only 32 points in six games so far this season. ...
October 9, 2014 Scoreboard (10/09/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Portageville upsets Kelly in district final (10/09/14)
Savannah Lovins hit a two-run home run to lead the Bulldogs to their first-ever district championship.
Prep Football Glance Week 8 (10/09/14)
Jefferson at Chaffee Records: Chaffee 0-6; Jefferson 3-4 Series History: Chaffee leads 2-0 Last Meeting: 2013, Chaffee won 56-22 Last Week: Chaffee lost to Malden 68-6; Jefferson defeated Grandview 34-7 Outlook: Chaffee's offense continues to struggle, scoring only 32 points in six games so far this season. ...
PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly, Portageville to meet in district title game (10/09/14)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com PUXICO -- Top-seeded Kelly made quick work of the host team during the semifinal round of the Class 2, District 1 tournament Wednesday knocking off Puxico 12-1 in five innings. Alexis Dock earned the win in the circle after three innings of work. Dock, who also went 3 for 3 with a double and three RBIs, struck out four, walked one and gave up one of Puxico's two hits...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 8 (10/09/14)
Jefferson at Chaffee Records: Chaffee 0-6; Jefferson 3-4 Series History: Chaffee leads 2-0 Last Meeting: 2013, Chaffee won 56-22 Last Week: Chaffee lost to Malden 68-6; Jefferson defeated Grandview 34-7 Outlook: Chaffee's offense continues to struggle, scoring only 32 points in six games so far this season. ...
Prep Football Glance Week 8 (10/09/14)
Jefferson at Chaffee Records: Chaffee 0-6; Jefferson 3-4 Series History: Chaffee leads 2-0 Last Meeting: 2013, Chaffee won 56-22 Last Week: Chaffee lost to Malden 68-6; Jefferson defeated Grandview 34-7 Outlook: Chaffee's offense continues to struggle, scoring only 32 points in six games so far this season. ...
Walk-off HR sends Portageville over Saxony in district semifinal (10/08/14)
Alexis Glidwell hit a two-run shot over the right field fence to give the Bulldogs the victory.
Walk-off HR sends Portageville over Saxony in district semifinal (10/08/14)
Alexis Glidwell hit a two-run shot over the right field fence to give the Bulldogs the victory.
Sikeston softball rallies past Naylor; SCAA volleyball semifinals are set (10/08/14)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com NAYLOR -- A clutch rally in the top of the seventh willed Sikeston to a 7-5 road win over Naylor on Monday, giving the Lady Bulldogs their first three-game winning streak of the season. Sikeston trailed 5-4 with two outs in the final frame only to score three straight runs to pull out a win...
October 6, 2014 Scoreboard (10/06/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
East Prairie stuns Portageville 34-32 (10/04/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- "One for the ages." Those were some of East Prairie head coach Chad Jamerson's parting words as he exited the huddle following the Eagles' improbably 34-32 homecoming win over Portageville Friday night. With a little improvisation from senior receiver Mack Marcum, East Prairie stunned the Bulldogs with a game-winning 'hook-and-ladder' that was capped with a 37-yard run from Deverence Jones that Eagle fans won't soon forget...
East Prairie stuns Portageville 34-32 (10/04/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- "One for the ages." Those were some of East Prairie head coach Chad Jamerson's parting words as he exited the huddle following the Eagles' improbably 34-32 homecoming win over Portageville Friday night. With a little improvisation from senior receiver Mack Marcum, East Prairie stunned the Bulldogs with a game-winning 'hook-and-ladder' that was capped with a 37-yard run from Deverence Jones that Eagle fans won't soon forget...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 7 (10/02/14)
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 7 (10/02/14)
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.
Seniors lead Sikeston past Portageville in three sets (10/01/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- One of the more consistent parts of Sikeston's game the past few seasons has been the teamwork of seniors Lauren Beydler and Esther Chinwuko. As the primary setter, Beydler sets up the bulk of the Lady Bulldogs' kill attempts while Chinwuko has a knack for slamming them down...
Seniors lead Sikeston past Portageville in three sets (10/01/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- One of the more consistent parts of Sikeston's game the past few seasons has been the teamwork of seniors Lauren Beydler and Esther Chinwuko. As the primary setter, Beydler sets up the bulk of the Lady Bulldogs' kill attempts while Chinwuko has a knack for slamming them down...
High school roundup: Leopold spikers sweep Woodland (09/30/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Leopold spikers sweep Woodland (09/30/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
September 29, 2014 Scoreboard (09/29/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Priggel leads Portageville to 40-14 win over Scott City (09/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- Portageville head coach Jeff Bullock puts a lot of faith into his senior linebacker Derrick Priggel. Possibly more off the field than he does on it. "He's taking my daughter to homecoming tonight," Bullock said following his team's 40-14 win over Scott City Friday. "That tells you how much I trust him to do that."...
Priggel leads Portageville to 40-14 win over Scott City (09/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- Portageville head coach Jeff Bullock puts a lot of faith into his senior linebacker Derrick Priggel. Possibly more off the field than he does on it. "He's taking my daughter to homecoming tonight," Bullock said following his team's 40-14 win over Scott City Friday. "That tells you how much I trust him to do that."...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 6 (09/25/14)
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.
High school football capsules: Week 6 (09/25/14)
Last week: Malden 55, East Prairie 6; Scott City 28, Chaffee 6 Last year: Chaffee 54, East Prairie 32 Outlook: Chaffee has beaten East Prairie the last three years but will encounter an improved Eagles squad that will be looking to bounce back from its first lopsided loss of the season...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 6 (09/25/14)
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.
Missouri Volleyball Coaches Association state rankings (Sept. 24) (09/24/14)
12 schools from the southeast Missouri region are ranked in the Top 10 of their respective class in the Missouri Volleyball Coaches Association state rankings released Sept. 24. Bismarck is ranked No. 2 in Class 1, Leopold is ranked No. 3 in Class 1, St. Vincent is ranked No. 5 in Class 1 and Bernie is ranked No. 9 in Class 1...
High school roundup: Jackson soccer rallies for 4-3 win (09/23/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
High school roundup: Jackson soccer rallies for 4-3 win (09/23/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
September 23, 2014 Scoreboard (09/23/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Parsons' scoring spree leads Notre Dame boys soccer team (09/21/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
Two blocked punts help Portageville down Hayti 34-18 (09/20/14)
davidj@standard-democrat.com HAYTI -- One week after watching a fourth quarter lead slip away, the Portageville Bulldogs found themselves in danger of doing the same thing Friday night against Hayti. Trailing 28-18 with just under eight minutes left in the game, Hayti found themselves with first-and-goal on the Portageville three-yard line with plenty of momentum behind them. ...
Two blocked punts help Portageville down Hayti 34-18 (09/20/14)
davidj@standard-democrat.com HAYTI -- One week after watching a fourth quarter lead slip away, the Portageville Bulldogs found themselves in danger of doing the same thing Friday night against Hayti. Trailing 28-18 with just under eight minutes left in the game, Hayti found themselves with first-and-goal on the Portageville three-yard line with plenty of momentum behind them. ...
Kelly pulls away from Portageville 5-2 (09/19/14)
BENTON -- Heading into the bottom of the fourth inning, Kelly's softball team was still searching for its first hit of the game. A pitching duel highlighted the first 3 1/2 innings as both teams remained scoreless, but the Hawks stayed the course. Kelly coach Rhonda Ratledge told her team to continue to bunt, a decision that eventually reaped positive results...
PREP ROUNDUP: Portageville volleyball leads the way at Gideon, Sikeston volleyball notches win (09/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com GIDEON -- Portageville, New Madrid County Central and Charleston all advanced to the tournament portion of the Gideon Volleyball Tournament while Richland fell just short in pool play Thursday night. Portageville defeated Delta C-7 (25-9, 25-13), Cooter (25-21, 25-16) and then split with NMCC (25-15, 22-25) to advance to Saturday's tournament play while the Lady Eagles split with Cooter (24-26, 25-13) and swept Delta C-7 (25-21, 25-15)...
Kelly pulls away from Portageville 5-2 (09/19/14)
BENTON -- Heading into the bottom of the fourth inning, Kelly's softball team was still searching for its first hit of the game. A pitching duel highlighted the first 3 1/2 innings as both teams remained scoreless, but the Hawks stayed the course. Kelly coach Rhonda Ratledge told her team to continue to bunt, a decision that eventually reaped positive results...
Kelly softball team overwhelms Portageville with bunts (09/19/14)
Five successful bunts scored three runs in the fourth as the Hawks came away with a 5-2 victory over the Portageville Bulldogs on Thursday at Kelly High School.
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.
Kelly softball team overwhelms Portageville with bunts (09/18/14)
Five successful bunts scored three runs in the fourth as the Hawks came away with a 5-2 victory over the Portageville Bulldogs on Thursday at Kelly High School.
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.
Kennett pushes Portageville to the limit (09/17/14)
Those inside Kennett's high school gymnasium Thursday night were treated to a high level of volleyball competition as the Indians hosted Portageville. It took three sets to decide both junior varsity and varsity matches. Kennett's junior varsity eked out a 25-20, 20-25, 25-22 victory, but Portageville's varsity squad won an absolute thriller, 19-25, 25-18, 26-24, improving to 7-0...
PREP ROUNDUP: SHS netters fall, Kelly shuts out Twin Rivers (09/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston lost all three of its tie breakers which wound up deciding their 5-4 loss to visiting Caruthersville Tuesday. "It was tough for us to lose them all especially the last singles match because that would determine the winner of the dual contest," Sikeston head coach Russ Dial said. "Still, we're keeping our heads up because we did play well."...
PREP ROUNDUP: SHS netters fall, Kelly shuts out Twin Rivers (09/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston lost all three of its tie breakers which wound up deciding their 5-4 loss to visiting Caruthersville Tuesday. "It was tough for us to lose them all especially the last singles match because that would determine the winner of the dual contest," Sikeston head coach Russ Dial said. "Still, we're keeping our heads up because we did play well."...
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...
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...
Dexter, Portageville earn Dig for Life titles (09/15/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU (SMNS) -- The Dexter Lady Bearcats and the Portageville Lady Bulldogs each came away with top finishes Saturday during the final day of the 48-team SEMO Dig for Life Classic at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau. 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...
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...
Lady Bulldogs continue win streak (09/12/14)
The Portageville Bulldogs varsity volleyball team extended its winning streak to five games Monday night with a 25-16, 16-25 and 25-23 victory over Malden. "We played a very hard game against a tough Malden team. It felt like a replay of the District Championship game with two quality teams going head to head," said Coach Barry Branscum...
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. ...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 4 matchups (09/11/14)
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Kennett pushes Portageville to the limit (09/11/14)
Those inside Kennett's high school gymnasium Thursday night were treated to a high level of volleyball competition as the Indians hosted Portageville.
Kennett pushes Portageville to the limit (09/11/14)
Those inside Kennett's high school gymnasium Thursday night were treated to a high level of volleyball competition as the Indians hosted Portageville.
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PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston softball falls back to .500, Lady Bulldog netters blank Charleston (09/10/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Dropping back to .500 on the season, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs fell to visiting Cape Central 12-1 on Tuesday via the mercy rule. Sikeston held the Lady Tigers to four runs over the first four innings, but a three-run rally in the top of the fifth put them ahead 7-0...
Sikeston finishes sixth in Notre Dame Softballfest (09/07/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- After opening up the final day of play in Notre Dame's Softballfest with a win over Perryville, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs fell 7-3 to Naylor later Saturday afternoon to finish with sixth-place in the tournament...
Jackson claims junior division in own cross country meet (09/07/14)
All high school events were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
Jackson claims junior division in own cross country meet (09/07/14)
All high school events were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
Green Wave roll past Portageville 54-7 (09/06/14)
PORTAGEVILLE -- The Portageville Bulldogs' season-opening streak of eight straight quarters without allowing a point came to end and then some Friday night. The Malden Green Wave, ranked No. 8 in Class 2 in the most recent media poll, scored touchdowns on their first six possessions and seven out of nine drives total in a 54-7 victory in SEMO South play...
Green Wave roll past Portageville 54-7 (09/06/14)
PORTAGEVILLE -- The Portageville Bulldogs' season-opening streak of eight straight quarters without allowing a point came to end and then some Friday night. The Malden Green Wave, ranked No. 8 in Class 2 in the most recent media poll, scored touchdowns on their first six possessions and seven out of nine drives total in a 54-7 victory in SEMO South play...
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)
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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.
Prep football glance -- Week 3 matchups (09/04/14)
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September 4, 2014 Scoreboard (09/04/14)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Notre Dame edges Portageville, Kelly takes down Naylor (09/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Despite an excellent pitching performance from junior Taylor Tiffany, Portageville fell to host Notre Dame 2-1 Tuesday in a extra innings. Portageville jumped out to an early lead with their only run of the day in the top of the first innings. They held their advantage until Notre Dame responded in the bottom of the sixth frame and the two teams played shutout ball until the bottom of the ninth...
PREP ROUNDUP: Notre Dame edges Portageville, Kelly takes down Naylor (09/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Despite an excellent pitching performance from junior Taylor Tiffany, Portageville fell to host Notre Dame 2-1 Tuesday in a extra innings. Portageville jumped out to an early lead with their only run of the day in the top of the first innings. They held their advantage until Notre Dame responded in the bottom of the sixth frame and the two teams played shutout ball until the bottom of the ninth...
High school roundup: Notre Dame softball wins in nine innings (09/03/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Notre Dame softball wins in nine innings (09/03/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
September 2, 2014 Scoreboard (09/02/14)
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Portageville runs over Chaffee, improves to 2-0 (08/30/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- Portageville running back Will Crysler enjoys boxing, among other extreme sports, when he's not helping the Portageville Bulldogs football team. The junior threw haymakers at the Chaffee defense until the Bulldogs scored a T.K.O. Friday night at Chaffee High School during his career debut at the running back position...
Portageville runs over Chaffee, improves to 2-0 (08/30/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- Portageville running back Will Crysler enjoys boxing, among other extreme sports, when he's not helping the Portageville Bulldogs football team. The junior threw haymakers at the Chaffee defense until the Bulldogs scored a T.K.O. Friday night at Chaffee High School during his career debut at the running back position...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston tennis earns first win, Portageville softball downs Cape Central (08/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston girls tennis team earned its first win Thursday after visiting Poplar Bluff 5-4. Ali Price, Peyton Henson, Brianna Basham and Emily Braden all scored singles wins while the tandem of Price and Hope Mannon held on for a doubles victory...
August 29, 2014 Scoreboard (08/29/14)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston tennis earns first win, Portageville softball downs Cape Central (08/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston girls tennis team earned its first win Thursday after visiting Poplar Bluff 5-4. Ali Price, Peyton Henson, Brianna Basham and Emily Braden all scored singles wins while the tandem of Price and Hope Mannon held on for a doubles victory...
Local High school football capsules: Week 2 (08/29/14)
Jackson (1-0) at Vianney Last week: Jackson 62, Battle 34; Vianney 42, Francis Howell North 13 Last year: Vianney 52, Jackson 27 (regular season); Jackson 14, Vianney 0 (Class 5 District 1 final) Outlook: A rivalry has been built over the past two seasons with the teams playing four times. ...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 2 matchups (08/28/14)
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Prep Football Glance -- Week 2 matchups (08/28/14)
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Portageville ready for playoff repeat (08/22/14)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Following a playoff run that ended in sectionals the Portageville volleyball team will have a good chance at repeating that success. The Lady Bulldogs return all but one from it's 18-13 season and get back eight players who saw playing time...
Portageville ready for playoff repeat (08/22/14)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Following a playoff run that ended in sectionals the Portageville volleyball team will have a good chance at repeating that success. The Lady Bulldogs return all but one from it's 18-13 season and get back eight players who saw playing time...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 1 matchups (08/21/14)
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Softball preview: Portageville eyeing district title (08/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- As the Portageville Lady Bulldogs enter their third season of playing fall softball their goal remains the same in capturing their first district title. "We'll be young, but we'll be very talented," Portageville head coach Billy Cook said. "We were kind of middle of the road last year (age wise) that was sophomore dominant. Our goal for this fall is going to be to win districts."...
Softball preview: Portageville eyeing district title (08/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- As the Portageville Lady Bulldogs enter their third season of playing fall softball their goal remains the same in capturing their first district title. "We'll be young, but we'll be very talented," Portageville head coach Billy Cook said. "We were kind of middle of the road last year (age wise) that was sophomore dominant. Our goal for this fall is going to be to win districts."...
Football preview: Portageville hoping to progress despite big losses (08/16/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- One thing Portageville head coach Jeff Bullock prided last year's squad on was their ability to continue to improve as the year went on. This was evident in their record when after winning only one of their first four games they broke off a five game winning streak late in the year to finish 6-4...
2014 High School Volleyball Schedules (08/16/14)
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Football preview: Portageville hoping to progress despite big losses (08/16/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- One thing Portageville head coach Jeff Bullock prided last year's squad on was their ability to continue to improve as the year went on. This was evident in their record when after winning only one of their first four games they broke off a five game winning streak late in the year to finish 6-4...
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...
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...
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...
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 hangs tough to down Portageville 7-3, stays in winner's bracket (07/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Despite staying on Charleston's heels all night long, the Portageville Bulldogs never quite got the big hit needed to up-end the defending state champion Fighting Squirrels. Working out of jam after jam, Charleston held off the Bulldogs for a 7-3 win the keeps them in the winner's bracket of the Senior Babe Ruth Missouri State Tournament at Hillhouse Park in Charleston...
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 hangs tough to down Portageville 7-3, stays in winner's bracket (07/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Despite staying on Charleston's heels all night long, the Portageville Bulldogs never quite got the big hit needed to up-end the defending state champion Fighting Squirrels. Working out of jam after jam, Charleston held off the Bulldogs for a 7-3 win the keeps them in the winner's bracket of the Senior Babe Ruth Missouri State Tournament at Hillhouse Park in Charleston...
Updated Senior Babe Ruth state tournament schedule (07/11/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The defending state champion Charleston Fighting Squirrels cruised past the Arch City Sidewinders 13-3 in its first game at the Senior Babe Ruth State late Thursday night at Charleston. Both teams scored its first run on an infield error in the second inning...
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...
2014 All-Standard Democrat Baseball Team (07/05/14)
FIRST TEAM Pitcher: Doug Still, Sr., Sikeston Catcher: Cody Payne, Sr., Chaffee Infield: Austin Godwin, Sr., NMCC Infield: Colton Black, Sr., Sikeston Infield: Gavin O'Brien, Sr., Sikeston Infield: Devon Yahn, Sr., Chaffee Outfield: Palmer Campbell, Fr., NMCC...
2014 All-Standard Democrat Baseball Team (07/05/14)
FIRST TEAM Pitcher: Doug Still, Sr., Sikeston Catcher: Cody Payne, Sr., Chaffee Infield: Austin Godwin, Sr., NMCC Infield: Colton Black, Sr., Sikeston Infield: Gavin O'Brien, Sr., Sikeston Infield: Devon Yahn, Sr., Chaffee Outfield: Palmer Campbell, Fr., NMCC...
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...
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...
Squirrels take two on the road at Portageville (06/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- In one final tuneup before the Fighting Squirrel Classic, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels swept Portageville Senior Babe Ruth in a doubleheader on Wednesday. Charleston opened the evening with 15 hits to down Portageville 14-1 in five innings via the mercy rule. Back-to-back three run rallies in the second and third innings gave way to a seven-run-fourth to put them up 13-0...
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. ...
Grand slam puts end to Bulldogs' season (05/28/14)
ELLSINORE -- A grand slam from East Carter County junior Wyatt Kirkman helped put an end to the Portageville Bulldogs season in the Class 2 playoffs on Monday. Kirkman blasted the first pitch he saw with the bases loaded in the sixth inning, giving the Redbirds a lead they would never relinquish on their way on their way to a 6-4 win and a spot in the Class 2 quarterfinals...
Bootheel Conference honors its top softball players (05/24/14)
Coming off of what might be the most memorable season in its history, the Bootheel Conference recently announced its all-conference softball team. State champion Kennett led the way with four first-team selections, including Player of the Year Kelsey Washburn. She was joined by teammates Shayla Jansson, Hannah Criswell and Logan Vaughan on the first team, while head coach Kevin McCaig was named the conference's Coach of the Year...
Bootheel Conference honors its top softball players (05/24/14)
Coming off of what might be the most memorable season in its history, the Bootheel Conference recently announced its all-conference softball team. State champion Kennett led the way with four first-team selections, including Player of the Year Kelsey Washburn. She was joined by teammates Shayla Jansson, Hannah Criswell and Logan Vaughan on the first team, while head coach Kevin McCaig was named the conference's Coach of the Year...
Portageville wins district title on walk-off hit (05/21/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- For the second time in as many days, the Portageville Bulldogs found a way to get a walkoff win. The Bulldogs got a popup from Derrick Priggle that turned into a game-winning base hit that scored Cameron West in the bottom of the seventh inning to give Portageville a 5-4 win over South Pemiscot in the Class 2, District 1 Tournament championship game here Tuesday...
Portageville wins district title on walk-off hit (05/21/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- For the second time in as many days, the Portageville Bulldogs found a way to get a walkoff win. The Bulldogs got a popup from Derrick Priggle that turned into a game-winning base hit that scored Cameron West in the bottom of the seventh inning to give Portageville a 5-4 win over South Pemiscot in the Class 2, District 1 Tournament championship game here Tuesday...
May 20, 2014 Scoreboard (05/20/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
District baseball begins this weekend for area schools (05/14/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- After a disappointing exit in last year's Class 4, District 1 championship game, the Sikeston Bulldogs are once again on the hunt for their first district title since 2007. This time around they'll have home-field advantage as play kicks off this weekend at VFW Memorial Stadium in Sikeston...
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...
Bearcats' late push leads to 8-5 win over Cape Central (05/08/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER - The Dexter high school baseball team scored eight runs in the final two innings to beat Cape Central 8-5 Wednesday afternoon. Jason Mattison secured a complete-game victory for Dexter. He allowed seven hits and struck out six...
Bearcats' late push leads to 8-5 win over Cape Central (05/08/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER - The Dexter high school baseball team scored eight runs in the final two innings to beat Cape Central 8-5 Wednesday afternoon. Jason Mattison secured a complete-game victory for Dexter. He allowed seven hits and struck out six...
Malden upsets Lions to reach finals (05/07/14)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- The Malden Green Wave did what no other baseball team in southeast Missouri has done, and because of it, they will play for the Bootheel Conference Tournament championship this afternoon. The Green Wave capitalized on eight fielding errors by the Senath-Hornersville Lions to hand pitching ace Brady Bibbs his first loss of the season, taking an 8-3 win over Senath-Hornersville to advance to the championship of the Bootheel Conference Tournament...
Lions claw out win in Bootheel showdown at Portageville (05/02/14)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- For the second time in two days, the Senath-Hornersville Lions came up with the runs they needed for victory in the seventh inning. The Lions scored once in the top of the seventh inning to take a 5-4 lead, then made it stand up in the bottom of the seventh to take a crucial district and Bootheel Conference victory over the Portageville Bulldogs here Thursday...
Lions claw out win in Bootheel showdown at Portageville (05/02/14)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- For the second time in two days, the Senath-Hornersville Lions came up with the runs they needed for victory in the seventh inning. The Lions scored once in the top of the seventh inning to take a 5-4 lead, then made it stand up in the bottom of the seventh to take a crucial district and Bootheel Conference victory over the Portageville Bulldogs here Thursday...
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...
Third time a charm for Lady Tribe (04/29/14)
MALDEN, Mo. -- Granted, it's cliché, but the third time definitely was a charm for the Kennett Lady Indians softball team. In a season where the Lady Tribe has made a reputation for offensive firepower, the team arguably played its best game of the season in a 1-0 victory over the Portageville Lady Bulldogs in the championship game of the Bootheel Conference Tournament here Saturday...
Third time a charm for Lady Tribe (04/29/14)
MALDEN, Mo. -- Granted, it's cliché, but the third time definitely was a charm for the Kennett Lady Indians softball team. In a season where the Lady Tribe has made a reputation for offensive firepower, the team arguably played its best game of the season in a 1-0 victory over the Portageville Lady Bulldogs in the championship game of the Bootheel Conference Tournament here Saturday...
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...
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: Scott City softball caps regular season with a victory (04/27/14)
All the local high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Scott City softball caps regular season with a victory (04/27/14)
All the local high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
2013-14 All-Standard Democrat Basketball Team (04/26/14)
The 2013-14 All-Standard Democrat boys and girls basketball teams was selected by the Standard Democrat sports department. Teams in our coverage area include: Chaffee, Charleston, Dexter, East Prairie, Kelly, New Madrid County Central, Oran, Portageville, Richland, Risco, Scott Central and Sikeston.
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...
Briefly: Bernie wins Malden baseball tournament (includes all 18 tournament scores) (04/19/14)
MALDEN, Mo. - The Bernie Mules took home the top prize at the nine-team two-day Malden Invitational varsity baseball tournament late Saturday night. Bernie, Advance and Doniphan won their respective 3-team preliminary pools Friday to advance to Saturday's 3-team championship pool...
Portageville squeaks by Bloomfield (04/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- It wasn't without it's share of drama, but the Portageville Bulldogs closed out it's portion of Malden Invitational pool play with a win. Taking on Bloomfield in their second game on Friday, the Bulldogs forced the Wildcats to strand the tying run at third in the bottom of the seventh inning as they held on for the 6-5 decision...
Briefly: Bernie wins Malden baseball tournament (includes all 18 tournament scores) (04/19/14)
MALDEN, Mo. - The Bernie Mules took home the top prize at the nine-team two-day Malden Invitational varsity baseball tournament late Saturday night. Bernie, Advance and Doniphan won their respective 3-team preliminary pools Friday to advance to Saturday's 3-team championship pool...
Portageville squeaks by Bloomfield (04/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- It wasn't without it's share of drama, but the Portageville Bulldogs closed out it's portion Malden Invitational pool play with a win. Taking on Bloomfield in their second game on Friday, the Bulldogs forced the Wildcats to strand the tying run at third in the bottom of the seventh inning as they held on for the 6-5 decision...
Portageville halts Lady Tribe's winning streak at 11 (04/18/14)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- The Kennett Lady Indians softball team is 11-0 against everyone on its schedule this spring except for Portageville. Unfortunately, Kennett is 0-2 against the Lady Bulldogs. Portageville once again proved itself as the team to beat in the Bootheel Conference as pitcher Taylor Tiffany tossed a three-hit shutout to put an end to the Lady Tribe's 11-game winning streak and a take a 5-0 win here Thursday...
Schedule set for Malden baseball tournament, latest state rankings released (04/16/14)
The schedule has been released for the 9-team Malden Invitational baseball tournament. The tournament will take place Friday and Saturday on two baseball fields in Malden. The tournament is divided into three 3-team pools. Malden, Advance and Holcomb will compete in Pool A; Portageville, Doniphan and Bloomfield will compete in Pool B; and Bernie, Cooter and NMCC will compete in Pool C...
Schedule set for Malden baseball tournament, latest state rankings released (04/16/14)
The schedule has been released for the 9-team Malden Invitational baseball tournament. The tournament will take place Friday and Saturday on two baseball fields in Malden. The tournament is divided into three 3-team pools. Malden, Advance and Holcomb will compete in Pool A; Portageville, Doniphan and Bloomfield will compete in Pool B; and Bernie, Cooter and NMCC will compete in Pool C...
High school roundup: Notre Dame baseball team falls to defending state champs (04/13/14)
Josh Haggerty and Chase Urhahn each hit a double to pace the Bulldogs as the Notre Dame baseball team suffered its first loss of the season to three-time defending state champion Westminster Christian Academy 8-4 on Saturday in the suburban St. Louis area in a battle of the two top-ranked teams in the state in Class 4...
High school roundup: Notre Dame baseball team falls to defending state champs (04/13/14)
Josh Haggerty and Chase Urhahn each hit a double to pace the Bulldogs as the Notre Dame baseball team suffered its first loss of the season to three-time defending state champion Westminster Christian Academy 8-4 on Saturday in the suburban St. Louis area in a battle of the two top-ranked teams in the state in Class 4...
April 12, 2014 Scoreboard (04/12/14)
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Tribe battles through rain at KCC; Kennett baseball rallies from nine runs down to win (04/09/14)
It was definitely a wild Tuesday for Kennett High School sports, thanks in part to the rain. The Kennett Indians golf team battled rain, the Poplar Bluff Mules and the Senath-Hornersville Lions in a match at Kennett Country Club, while the Tribe baseball team saw the rain move its game to Portageville -- and game that will go down as one of the most memorable ever in Kennett history...
Tribe battles through rain at KCC; Kennett baseball rallies from nine runs down to win (04/09/14)
It was definitely a wild Tuesday for Kennett High School sports, thanks in part to the rain. The Kennett Indians golf team battled rain, the Poplar Bluff Mules and the Senath-Hornersville Lions in a match at Kennett Country Club, while the Tribe baseball team saw the rain move its game to Portageville -- and game that will go down as one of the most memorable ever in Kennett history...
Local teams to feel effects of district realignment (04/09/14)
The winds of change are blowing for some local teams as the Missouri High School Activities Association recently announced class and district alignments for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons. Class assignments are based on school enrollments. For basketball, the state's 128 smallest schools are in Class 1. Classes 2 and 3 also consist of 128 schools each, while the next 96 schools make up Class 4. The remainder -- the state's largest schools -- are in Class 5...
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...
High school roundup: Perryville baseball sweeps Dexter in doubleheader (04/06/14)
Garrett Martin smacked a double in a three-run bottom of the seventh inning allowed the Perryville baeball team to edge Dexter 6-5. Trevor Green picked up his first win pitching. He threw 2 1/3 innings and allowed no runs or hits. He had three strikeouts and one walk...
High school roundup: Perryville baseball sweeps Dexter in doubleheader (04/06/14)
Garrett Martin smacked a double in a three-run bottom of the seventh inning allowed the Perryville baeball team to edge Dexter 6-5. Trevor Green picked up his first win pitching. He threw 2 1/3 innings and allowed no runs or hits. He had three strikeouts and one walk...
April 5, 2014 Scoreboard (04/05/14)
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High school roundup: Below pitches, bats Advance baseball to season-opening victory (03/26/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Below pitches, bats Advance baseball to season-opening victory (03/26/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Portageville spoils opener for Lady Tribe (03/25/14)
Opening Day did not quite go according to plan for the Kennett Lady Indians on the softball diamond. The Lady Tribe committed five errors, leading to five unearned runs in a 6-0 loss to the Portageville Lady Bulldogs Monday at Indian Park in a non-conference game for both teams...
Portageville spoils opener for Lady Tribe (03/25/14)
Opening Day did not quite go according to plan for the Kennett Lady Indians on the softball diamond. The Lady Tribe committed five errors, leading to five unearned runs in a 6-0 loss to the Portageville Lady Bulldogs Monday at Indian Park in a non-conference game for both teams...
Lady Tribe seeks district title -- and more (03/22/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians softball team has not had a chance to compete for a state championship for most of its existence. Aside from a three-year stretch of playing in the fall at the end of last decade, the biggest prize the Lady Indians have had to look forward to is winning the Bootheel Conference Tournament -- a nice prize, but not a state title...
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...
Lady Tribe maintains winning ways with sweep of Portageville (03/14/14)
The spring semester is not the only time that many of the Kennett Lady Indians' seventh- and eighth-grade volleyball players have been hitting the courts -- and that extra time and preparation is paying off for both teams this season. Both teams defeated Portageville on Thursday to improve to 5-0 on the season, including a nice rally by the seventh-grade team in the clinching second set of its match...
Portageville's comeback bid falls short against Bernie 55-48 (02/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- Despite coming into the Class 2, District 1 semifinals a heavy underdog, fifth-seeded Portageville gave top-seed and reigning champion Bernie a run for its money Wednesday night. Plagued by troubles at the foul line, however, the Bulldogs saw a fourth quarter rally come up short, falling 55-48 as the Mules booked their ticket back to the title game...
Portageville's comeback bid falls short against Bernie 55-48 (02/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- Despite coming into the Class 2, District 1 semifinals a heavy underdog, fifth-seeded Portageville gave top-seed and reigning champion Bernie a run for its money Wednesday night. Plagued by troubles at the foul line, however, the Bulldogs saw a fourth quarter rally come up short, falling 55-48 as the Mules booked their ticket back to the title game...
Bernie-South Pemiscot repeat district title game set for Friday (02/27/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - For a second straight season the path to the state playoffs for the Bernie Mules varsity boys basketball team includes a date with the South Pemiscot Bulldogs in the Class 2, District 1, championship. Defending district champ Bernie booked its spot in Friday's 7:30 p.m. district title game with a 55-48 victory against Portageville in a district semifinal Wednesday night at Bloomfield...
Bernie-South Pemiscot repeat district title game set for Friday (02/27/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - For a second straight season the path to the state playoffs for the Bernie Mules varsity boys basketball team includes a date with the South Pemiscot Bulldogs in the Class 2, District 1, championship. Defending district champ Bernie booked its spot in Friday's 7:30 p.m. district title game with a 55-48 victory against Portageville in a district semifinal Wednesday night at Bloomfield...
No. 5 Portageville upsets fourth-seeded Holcomb 62-54 (02/25/14)
BLOOMFIELD (SMNS) - The No. 5 seeded Portageville Bulldogs beat the No. 4 seeded Holcomb Hornets 62-54 to account for the only quarterfinal upset at the Class 2, District 1, boys basketball tournament Monday. Portageville trailed 45-42 at the start of the fourth quarter. The contest was tied 49-49 with four minutes remaining. The Bulldogs scored the next nine points to move ahead 58-49 with less than two minutes remaining and led by at least four the rest of the way...
Bernie, Portageville, Hayti and South Pemiscot boys advance to Class 2 semifinals at Bloomfield (02/25/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The top-seeded Bernie Mules moved one step closer to repeating as Class 2, District 1, champs with an 84-35 district quarterfinal win against Cooter Monday. The Mules hit five of its eight 3-pointers in the first half. Bernie built a 51-20 lead by halftime and padded its advantage to 74-31 by the start of the fourth quarter...
Portageville ends Hornets' season in quarterfinals (02/25/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- The fifth-seeded Portageville Bulldogs beat the No. 4 Holcomb Hornets 62-54 to account for the only quarterfinal upset at the Class 2, District 1 boys basketball tournament Monday. Portageville trailed 45-42 at the start of the fourth quarter. The contest was tied 49-49 with four minutes remaining. The Bulldogs scored the next nine points to move ahead 58-49 with less than two minutes remaining and led by at least four the rest of the way...
Portageville ends Hornets' season in quarterfinals (02/25/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- The fifth-seeded Portageville Bulldogs beat the No. 4 Holcomb Hornets 62-54 to account for the only quarterfinal upset at the Class 2, District 1 boys basketball tournament Monday. Portageville trailed 45-42 at the start of the fourth quarter. The contest was tied 49-49 with four minutes remaining. The Bulldogs scored the next nine points to move ahead 58-49 with less than two minutes remaining and led by at least four the rest of the way...
No. 5 Portageville upsets fourth-seeded Holcomb 62-54 (02/25/14)
BLOOMFIELD (SMNS) - The No. 5 seeded Portageville Bulldogs beat the No. 4 seeded Holcomb Hornets 62-54 to account for the only quarterfinal upset at the Class 2, District 1, boys basketball tournament Monday. Portageville trailed 45-42 at the start of the fourth quarter. The contest was tied 49-49 with four minutes remaining. The Bulldogs scored the next nine points to move ahead 58-49 with less than two minutes remaining and led by at least four the rest of the way...
Bernie, Portageville, Hayti and South Pemiscot boys advance to Class 2 semifinals at Bloomfield (02/25/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The top-seeded Bernie Mules moved one step closer to repeating as Class 2, District 1, champs with an 84-35 district quarterfinal win against Cooter Monday. The Mules hit five of its eight 3-pointers in the first half. Bernie built a 51-20 lead by halftime and padded its advantage to 74-31 by the start of the fourth quarter...
Postseason arrives for area's smaller schools (02/22/14)
Dustin Ferguson did not take too long to celebrate after his Clarkton Reindeer wrapped up the Tri-County Conference regular season title Wednesday night. Before the night was even over, Ferguson was watching film of the last meeting between his team and Risco, both of whom are the top seeds in the Class 1, District 1 Tournament that kicks off Monday at Risco...
Postseason arrives for area's smaller schools (02/22/14)
Dustin Ferguson did not take too long to celebrate after his Clarkton Reindeer wrapped up the Tri-County Conference regular season title Wednesday night. Before the night was even over, Ferguson was watching film of the last meeting between his team and Risco, both of whom are the top seeds in the Class 1, District 1 Tournament that kicks off Monday at Risco...
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs pick up fifth straight win (02/21/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Winners of seven of their last eight, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs won their fifth game in a row Thursday against Farmington 39-32. Erica Peet led the Lady Bulldogs (13-10) with 17 points. Tyra Bonner added 10...
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs pick up fifth straight win (02/21/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Winners of seven of their last eight, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs won their fifth game in a row Thursday against Farmington 39-32. Erica Peet led the Lady Bulldogs (13-10) with 17 points. Tyra Bonner added 10...
SCAA boys hoops: Advance, Bernie, Bloomfield & Puxico collect varsity wins (02/19/14)
ADVANCE, Mo. - The Advance Hornets beat the Oran Eagles 76-61 Tuesday night. Advance outscored Oran 30-18 in the second quarter and entered halftime with a 44-30 lead. Lane Below tallied an unprecedented 49 points for Advance. He hit five of his team's seven 3-pointers...
PREP ROUNDUP: East Prairie falls to Advance, Lady Jays edged by South Pemiscot (02/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ADVANCE -- Behind Lane Below's 24 points, Advance took down East Prairie on Monday 84-59. Advance led 23-13 after the first quarter and 47-24 at halftime. Damion Tipler led the Eagles' effort with 17 points with Seth bays and Dustin Bryars scoring 12 and 11 points respectively...
PREP ROUNDUP: East Prairie falls to Advance, Lady Jays edged by South Pemiscot (02/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ADVANCE -- Behind Lane Below's 24 points, Advance took down East Prairie on Monday 84-59. Advance led 23-13 after the first quarter and 47-24 at halftime. Damion Tipler led the Eagles' effort with 17 points with Seth bays and Dustin Bryars scoring 12 and 11 points respectively...
Seedings released for district basketball tournaments (02/12/14)
The seedings have been released for multiple district basketball tournaments Stoddard County schools are slated to compete in the final week of February. The Bernie Mules boys have received the No. 1 seed in Class 2, District 1, at Bloomfield. Bloomfield is seeded No. 7...
Chargers get past Cooter to make semis (02/11/14)
GIDEON, Mo. -- Wes Richardson was worried his Delta C7 Chargers might be a little rusty after a 10-day layoff. He needn't have worried. The Chargers shook off any rust from that layoff with a strong performance in the first round of the Tri-County Conference Tournament, pulling away late for a 76-59 win over Cooter here Monday night...
Icy weather creates challenges for schools (02/05/14)
It is an understatement to say that winter weather can play havoc with scheduling in high school sports. That point once again has been driven home this week, as two rounds of wintry precipitation have postponed or outright canceled sporting events throughout the Bootheel...
Eagles continue hot streak with 81-51 win over Portageville (02/01/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- After an up and down first half of the season that had their record hovering around .500, the New Madrid County Central Eagles have been on a roll of late. On Friday night the Eagles picked up their fourth straight decision in an 81-51 rout over visiting Portageville...
Eagles continue hot streak with 81-51 win over Portageville (02/01/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- After an up and down first half of the season that had their record hovering around .500, the New Madrid County Central Eagles have been on a roll of late. On Friday night the Eagles picked up their fourth straight decision in an 81-51 rout over visiting Portageville...
January 31, 2014 Scoreboard (01/31/14)
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January 28, 2014 Scoreboard (01/28/14)
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January 24, 2014 Scoreboard (01/24/14)
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January 23, 2014 Scoreboard (01/23/14)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs take down Perryville, Sikeston grapplers lose on tie breaker (01/22/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PERRYVILLE -- Behind 18 points from Erica Peet, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs defeated Perryville 51-36 on the road Tuesday. Tyra Bonner added 13 points and four steals while Mikala Nichols totaled eight points and eight steals for Sikeston who improved to 5-7 on the year. Peet also had seven rebounds, six steals and three blocks...
Portageville pulls away to defeat Lions (01/22/14)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- The Senath-Hornersville Lions had trouble getting the ball in the hoop Tuesday night and could not prevent a monster night from A.J. Banks on the way to a 58-36 loss to the Portageville Bulldogs here Tuesday night. In other games Tuesday, Holcomb downed Delta C7 59-53 and Hayti defeated Malden 71-50...
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs take down Perryville, Sikeston grapplers lose on tie breaker (01/22/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PERRYVILLE -- Behind 18 points from Erica Peet, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs defeated Perryville 51-36 on the road Tuesday. Tyra Bonner added 13 points and four steals while Mikala Nichols totaled eight points and eight steals for Sikeston who improved to 5-7 on the year. Peet also had seven rebounds, six steals and three blocks...
Fast start propels Clarkton past rival Gideon (01/18/14)
CLARKTON, Mo. -- The Clarkton Reindeer won their first two games this week by dominating in the fourth quarter to turn close games into victories. The Reindeer didn't wait until the fourth quarter on Friday night, opening up a 14-lead in the first quarter and never looking back in an 86-61 win over the Gideon Bulldogs in a Tri-County Conference contest...
Fast start propels Clarkton past rival Gideon (01/18/14)
CLARKTON, Mo. -- The Clarkton Reindeer won their first two games this week by dominating in the fourth quarter to turn close games into victories. The Reindeer didn't wait until the fourth quarter on Friday night, opening up a 14-lead in the first quarter and never looking back in an 86-61 win over the Gideon Bulldogs in a Tri-County Conference contest...
High school roundup: Kelly girls finally solve East Prairie in Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament (01/14/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Kelly girls finally solve East Prairie in Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament (01/14/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
January 13, 2014 Scoreboard (01/13/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.