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Prep Football Glance -- Week 3 (09/03/15)
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 3 (09/03/15)
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.
Portageville suffers first loss, falls to Notre Dame 6-2 (09/02/15)
Not many pitchers can say they've taken on Portageville ace Taylor Tiffany on her home field and came out on top. Notre Dame's Haylie Santos can now.
Notre Dame softball team beats Portageville (09/02/15)
The Bulldogs remained unbeaten with a 6-2 victory.
Notre Dame softball team beats Portageville (09/02/15)
The Bulldogs remained unbeaten with a 6-2 victory.
Portageville suffers first loss, falls to Notre Dame 6-2 (09/02/15)
Not many pitchers can say they've taken on Portageville ace Taylor Tiffany on her home field and came out on top. Notre Dame's Haylie Santos can now.
September 1, 2015 Scoreboard (09/01/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
August 31, 2015 Scoreboard (08/31/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Pass-happy Portageville downs Chaffee, 49-14 (08/29/15)
Abandoning its run-first offense from previous seasons for a pass-oriented system, Portageville's success has been hard to argue with through its first two games.
Pass-happy Portageville downs Chaffee, 49-14 (08/29/15)
Abandoning its run-first offense from previous seasons for a pass-oriented system, Portageville's success has been hard to argue with through its first two games.
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston tennis falls to Poplar Bluff, Portageville beats Cape Central (08/28/15)
Ali Price helped Sikeston to two wins Thursday but Poplar Bluff was too much in the end winning 7-2.
August 28, 2015 Scoreboard (08/28/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school football capsules: Week 2 (08/28/15)
For the second consecutive week a formidable foe is lining up for revenge against an Indians squad that went 10-2 last season.
High school roundup: Notre Dame volleyball team outlasts Farmington in opener (08/28/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston tennis falls to Poplar Bluff, Portageville beats Cape Central (08/28/15)
Ali Price helped Sikeston to two wins Thursday but Poplar Bluff was too much in the end winning 7-2.
High school roundup: Notre Dame volleyball team outlasts Farmington in opener (08/28/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
Prep Football Glance -- Week 2 (08/27/15)
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.
August 27, 2015 Scoreboard (08/27/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Prep Football Glance -- Week 2 (08/27/15)
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.
Tiffany fans 20 as Portageville escapes Jackson in 12 innings (08/25/15)
Taylor Tiffany out-dueled Jackson's Sicily Johnston and Alexis Glidewell provided a walk-off single as Portageville escaped for the 2-1 win.
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston soccer team roughs up Fredericktown in season opener (08/25/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com FREDERICKTOWN -- Dakota Ray finished with a hat trick while the Sikeston soccer team knocked around Fredericktown 9-2 to open its season. Brett Johnson added two goals while Kenya Marshall, Conner Merideth and Sam Cox added one goal each. Matthew Menz also scored just 17 seconds into the game. That's believed to be Sikeston's quickest goal in school history...
Senath-Hornersville falls to Portageville after three thrilling sets (08/25/15)
PORTAGEVILLE - Portageville and Senath-Hornersville are both known for having strong programs with experienced coaches. Tuesday's Bootheel Conference battle in Portageville proved as much, as both teams pushed each other to the limit across three sets. Ultimately, the Lady Bulldogs showed just enough firepower to get away with the win.
Holcomb looks to build on tough matches against Portageville and New Madrid County Central (08/25/15)
HOLCOMB - Holcomb's varsity and junior varsity teams have only been able to secure one victory across their first two game of the season, but their resilience through frantic sets against powerful opponents leaves the team with several positives going forward.
Senath-Hornersville falls to Portageville after three thrilling sets (08/25/15)
PORTAGEVILLE - Portageville and Senath-Hornersville are both known for having strong programs with experienced coaches. Tuesday's Bootheel Conference battle in Portageville proved as much, as both teams pushed each other to the limit across three sets. Ultimately, the Lady Bulldogs showed just enough firepower to get away with the win.
Tiffany fans 20 as Portageville escapes Jackson in 12 innings (08/25/15)
Taylor Tiffany out-duel Jackson's Sicily Johnston and Alexis Glidewell provided a walk-off single as Portageville escaped for the 2-1 win.
August 25, 2015 Scoreboard (08/25/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Portageville rolls to 52-0 win over Barat Academy (08/22/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- Jon Garrett Kellams and Daniel McCray combined for six touchdowns during Portageville's 52-0 victory over Barat Academy Friday during its season opener at home. Kellams, a senior, threw for 158 yards, one interception and three touchdowns on 9 of 12 passing. McCray added 148 of Portageville's 233 yards on the ground. The senior running back also had three touchdowns...
August 21, 2015 Scoreboard (08/21/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Prep Football Glance -- Week 1 (08/20/15)
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 1 (08/20/15)
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.
Softball preview: Backed by Tiffany, Portagevile sets sights on another playoff run (08/19/15)
Planning for a return trip the semifinals is made a little easier when you have one of the state's most dominant pitchers on staff.
Softball preview: Senior exodus leaves Kelly with youthful roster (08/19/15)
Trying for its eighth final four trip in 12 years, Kelly will feature six new starters and 15 underclassmen on a 20-man roster.
Softball preview: Backed by Tiffany, Portagevile sets sights on another playoff run (08/19/15)
Planning for a return trip the semifinals is made a little easier when you have one of the state's most dominant pitchers on staff.
Kennett, New Madrid meet in Portageville for first ever volleyball jamboree (08/17/15)
PORTAGEVILLE - With the 2015 high school volleyball season days away, three local teams gathered at Portageville High School with a chance put all of their preseason work to the test.
Kennett, New Madrid meet in Portageville for first ever volleyball jamboree (08/17/15)
PORTAGEVILLE - With the 2015 high school volleyball season days away, three local teams gathered at Portageville High School with a chance put all of their preseason work to the test.
2015 High School Volleyball Schedules (08/15/15)
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Football Preview: Host of skill players has Portageville opening up offense (08/15/15)
A talented, experienced group of skill position players, however, has Bullock looking to open things up in the passing game this season while also changing things up on defense.
Football Preview: Kelly (08/15/15)
Powers leads senior-heavy Kelly into year two with new attitude
Football Preview: East Prairie (08/15/15)
East Prairie putting breakout season behind them, looks to move further
Football Preview: Portageville (08/15/15)
Host of skill players has Portageville opening up offense
2015 High School Football Schedules (08/14/15)
All the high school football schedules you need, all in one place.
Local athletes recognized at Semoball Awards (07/14/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - Two Stoddard County athletes took home top awards at the second annual Semoball Awards Saturday at Southeast Missouri State River Campus in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Dexter's Jessica Lindsey was named Girls Volleyball Player of the Year...
Central's Al Young, Saxony Lutheran's Brianna Mueller nab top honors at Semoball Awards (07/12/15)
More than 150 student-athletes from 57 high schools across the region gathered Saturday for the second annual Semoball Awards presented by SoutheastHEALTH.
Portageville's Tiffany turns down Missouri, commits to Auburn Montgomery (07/08/15)
It was by no means an easy decision. Once the University of Missouri threw its offer on the table, Portageville's Taylor Tiffany took a step back and weighed her many options before committing to Auburn Montgomery.
Portageville's Tiffany turns down Missouri, commits to Auburn Montgomery (07/08/15)
It was by no means an easy decision. Once the University of Missouri threw its offer on the table, Portageville's Taylor Tiffany took a step back and weighed her many options ultimately verbally committing Auburn Montgomery.
Southeast Missourian softball player of the year: Kelly's Alexis Dock (06/29/15)
The rising senior earned the honor for the second consecutive season and seeks a big finish to her high school softball career this fall.
Six SCAA baseball players selected all-state (complete team included) (06/23/15)
A slew of baseball players from the southeast Missouri region were selected to the 2015 Missouri Baseball Coaches Association all-state baseball team. Four players for the Class 1 state champion Bell City Cubs were selected all-state. Bell City sophomore pitcher Austin Hicks and sophomore catcher Bobby Wright were selected first-team all-state. ...
Malden's Toby Miller tops all-conference, all-district teams (05/26/15)
Bootheel Conference Player of the Year Toby Miller - Malden Bootheel Conference Coach of the Year Tim Harmon - Malden 2014–15 All-Conference Team Parker McCormick - Malden Dee Triplett - Malden Peyton Faulkner - Caruthersville Hunter Jackson - Portageville...
Malden's Toby Miller tops all-conference, all-district teams (05/26/15)
Bootheel Conference Player of the Year Toby Miller - Malden Bootheel Conference Coach of the Year Tim Harmon - Malden 2014–15 All-Conference Team Parker McCormick - Malden Dee Triplett - Malden Peyton Faulkner - Caruthersville Hunter Jackson - Portageville...
NMCC gets by Portageville, moves on to district finals (05/22/15)
Spotting Portageville runs in the top of the first inning certainly isn't how New Madrid County Central hoped to begin its defense of the Class 3, District 1 championship. But the sixth inning came soon enough.
NMCC gets by Portageville, moves on to district finals (05/22/15)
Spotting Portageville runs in the top of the first inning certainly isn't how New Madrid County Central hoped to begin its defense of the Class 3, District 1 championship. But the sixth inning came soon enough.
May 21, 2015 Scoreboard (05/21/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
NMCC, Portageville to meet in semis, other districts postponed (05/18/15)
The New Madrid County Central and Portageville baseball teams moved into the semifinals of the Class 3, District 1 tournament Monday in Malden. The No. 2 seeded Eagles (10-16) received a forfeit from No. 7 Hayti, who was short on players due to a senior trip. Portageville, the third seed, defeated No. 6 Twin Rivers 8-6...
NMCC, Portageville to meet in semis, other districts postponed (05/18/15)
The New Madrid County Central and Portageville baseball teams moved into the semifinals of the Class 3, District 1 tournament Monday in Malden. The No. 2 seeded Eagles (10-16) received a forfeit from No. 7 Hayti, who was short on players due to a senior trip. Portageville, the third seed, defeated No. 6 Twin Rivers 8-6...
May 18, 2015 Scoreboard (05/18/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Rain postpones Class 1-4 district tournaments (05/16/15)
Due to a large round of rain across southeast Missouri, local Class 1-4, District 1 baseball tournaments have all been rescheduled for Monday, May 18. The Class 1, District 1 tournament will begin at 4 p.m. in Gideon with Southland taking on Delta. Games will resume on Tuesday, May 19...
High school roundup: Jackson girls soccer team blanks Carbondale (05/14/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
High school roundup: Jackson girls soccer team blanks Carbondale (05/14/15)
Lauren Welker netted three goals as the Jackson girls soccer team wrapped up its regular season with a 5-0 road victory over Carbondale (Ill.). Rachel Crites added one goal and one assist for Jackson (18-2-1). Grace Pehle scored one goal, and Hailey Woodard had one assist for the Indians...
May 13, 2015 Scoreboard (05/13/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
2014-15 All-Standard Democrat basketball team (05/08/15)
The 2014-15 All-Standard Democrat basketball team was chosen by the Standard Democrat sports department and from the following schools: Chaffee, Charleston, Dexter, East Prairie, Kelly, New Madrid County Central, Oran, Portageville, Richland, Risco, Scott County Central, Sikeston...
Vaughan named Bootheel Conference Player of the Year (05/06/15)
Kennett senior Logan Vaughan has been named 2015 Bootheel Conference Player of the Year. Vaughan is among five Kennett players named to the all-conference team, while four members of season and tournament champions Portageville made the top list. The Lady Bulldogs got more representation by their head coach, Ashlie Patton, who was named Coach of the Year...
BCT: Senath-Hornersville tops Caruthersville on walk-off sac fly (05/04/15)
Malden, South Pemiscot, and Portageville are all set to convene at Senath-Hornersville High School for the second round of the Bootheel Conference baseball tournament.
Portageville tops Kennett for Bootheel Conference Tournament title (04/28/15)
HOLCOMB, Mo. -- The Kennett Lady Indians simply couldn't find a way past their biggest local rival on Tuesday night, as they lost 5-0 to Portageville in a battle for the Bootheel Conference Tournament final.
Portageville tops Kennett for Bootheel Conference Tournament title (04/28/15)
HOLCOMB, Mo. -- The Kennett Lady Indians simply couldn't find a way past their biggest local rival on Tuesday night, as they lost 5-0 to Portageville in a battle for the Bootheel Conference Tournament final.
High school roundup: Jackson baseball team stops Dexter in conference (04/22/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
High school roundup: Jackson baseball team stops Dexter in conference (04/22/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
April 21, 2015 Scoreboard (04/21/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Malden claims title at own baseball tournament (04/21/15)
MALDEN, Mo. - The Malden Green Wave baseball team collected a pair of come-from-behind wins to secure the top prize at its own nine-team baseball tournament Saturday night. Malden (12-4) rallied from a 2-1 deficit to beat state-ranked Cooter 6-2 in its first game Saturday and rallied from a 2-1 deficit to beat Portageville 13-3 in five innings in its final game at the two-day event...
Malden claims title at own baseball tournament (04/21/15)
MALDEN, Mo. - The Malden Green Wave baseball team collected a pair of come-from-behind wins to secure the top prize at its own nine-team baseball tournament Saturday night. Malden (12-4) rallied from a 2-1 deficit to beat state-ranked Cooter 6-2 in its first game Saturday and rallied from a 2-1 deficit to beat Portageville 13-3 in five innings in its final game at the two-day event...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston takes two at Classic, Malden wins own tournament (04/20/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs baseball team finished with two wins and one loss after their stint at the 2015 Dinger Wood Bat Classic Friday and Saturday in Benton, Ken. On Friday, Sikeston defeated Windsor 6-2. They played two games Saturday losing to Marshall County 4-2 and defeating Calloway County 2-1...
Briefly:Malden claims title at own nine-team baseball tournament (04/18/15)
Editor's Note: Look for a complete story on Malden winning the Malden Invitational with photos later online and in the next print edition of Dexter Daily Statesman Tuesday morning. The Malden Green Wave took home the top prize at its own nine-team two-day tournament Saturday...
Championship games set for Saturday at Malden baseball tournament, Portageville dethrones Bernie Friday (04/18/15)
MALDEN, Mo. - Weather permitting a new champion will be crowned at the Malden baseball tournament Saturday night. Defending champion Bernie was eliminated from championship contention when it suffered a 6-2 loss to Portageville in the ninth game played on Friday at the two-day nine-team tournament...
Championship games set for Saturday at Malden baseball tournament, Portageville dethrones Bernie Friday (04/19/15)
MALDEN, Mo. - Weather permitting a new champion will be crowned at the Malden baseball tournament Saturday night. Defending champion Bernie was eliminated from championship contention when it suffered a 6-2 loss to Portageville in the ninth game played on Friday at the two-day nine-team tournament...
April 18, 2015 Scoreboard (04/18/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Briefly:Malden claims title at own nine-team baseball tournament (04/18/15)
Editor's Note: Look for a complete story on Malden winning the Malden Invitational with photos later online and in the next print edition of Dexter Daily Statesman Tuesday morning. The Malden Green Wave took home the top prize at its own nine-team two-day tournament Saturday...
A most difficult week: Paragould hands Kennett their third straight defeat, 10-0 (04/17/15)
KENNETT, Mo. -- The Lady Indians have just capped off their toughest week in years after losing their third game in a row. One can assume that it's also one of the only times in years that they've played such strong teams on three consecutive days. Usually, this type of difficulty is reserved for the state tournament...
Bernie baseball team tallies a dozen against Bloomfield (04/17/15)
Note: A photo gallery of the Bernie-Bloomfield baseball game is available here: View Photos Here BERNIE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules hitters put the pedal to the metal early and never let off the gas as it cruised to a 12-0 five-inning baseball victory against the Bloomfield Wildcats Thursday afternoon...
Taylor Tiffany strikes out 19 as Portageville tops Kennett, 5-3 (04/16/15)
Cody Tucker Daily Dunklin Democrat A much-anticipated battle between Kennett and Portageville lived up to the hype, as it featured all that drama you would expect from two of the areas strongest softball teams. The Lady Indians got big hits to take an early lead, but a late rally allowed the Lady Bulldogs to seal a 5-3 win...
Taylor Tiffany strikes out 19 as Portageville tops Kennett, 5-3 (04/16/15)
Cody Tucker Daily Dunklin Democrat A much-anticipated battle between Kennett and Portageville lived up to the hype, as it featured all that drama you would expect from two of the areas strongest softball teams. The Lady Indians got big hits to take an early lead, but a late rally allowed the Lady Bulldogs to seal a 5-3 win...
Kennett falls to Naylor as Portageville looms (04/16/15)
KENNETT, Mo. -- Kennett's Lady Indians were handed their first loss of the regular season on Wednesday, courtesy of a strong Naylor team that secured some very timely hits. Kennett hit the ball hard across all seven innings, but ultimately had to settle with a 4-3 loss ahead of another tough game against Portageville...
Athletes honored at BA Sports All-Star Extravaganza in Dexter (04/15/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The BA Sports All-Star Extravaganza was held Saturday at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter. Woodland's Garret Reynolds won the boys 3-point contest, Jackson's Rachel Crites won the girls 3-point contest, Leopold's Caitlin Petty won the hardest spike contest, Bloomfield's Chelsea Delay won the volleyball passing competition and Notre Dame's Quinn Poythress won the slam dunk contest...
Semoball finalists announced for winter sports (04/12/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Semoball Awards finalists for boys basketball, girls basketball, wrestling and girls swimming were revealed Saturday at a selection show hosted by Harry Blackwell Dodge in Dexter. SEMO ESPN radio (92.9 FM, 1220 AM and 1470 AM) was on hand to make the announcement on its weekly hour-long show the Saturday Morning Express...
Friday's Malden baseball tournament schedule (04/17/15)
The schedule has been released for the nine-team Malden baseball tournament The tournament takes place April 17-18 at Malden High School. Each team will play two games on Friday and two games on Saturday. Teams will be re-pooled after Friday's results and play pool play in a championship pool, runners-up pool and consolation pool. ...
April 8, 2015 Scoreboard (04/08/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Latest baseball state rankings released (04/06/15)
The Missouri Baseball Coaches Association released its latest state rankings April 6. Five of the eight teams that are state-ranked from the southeast Missouri region are in Class 2. Defending Class 2 state champion Valle Catholic is ranked No. 1, East Carter County is ranked No. 2, Greenville is ranked No. 4 and Chaffee is ranked No. 7...
Changes ahead for SEMO Conference football divisions (04/03/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com With the addition of a new football team, the SEMO Conference divisions will have a different look in the future. Kelly High School was voted in as the newest member of the now 17-team SEMO Conference forcing conference officials to realign into four divisions...
Advance claims title at Bernie 8th grade volleyball tournament (04/01/15)
BERNIE, Mo. - The Advance Hornets eighth grade volleyball team pulled off three consecutive upsets to take home the top prize at the Bernie eighth grade volleyball tournament Tuesday night. Advance finished third in Pool A of the eight-team tournament Monday. Bloomfield won Pool A, Bernie finished second in Pool A and Sikeston was fourth in Pool A...
Dexter's McKuin, Jackson's Reynolds selected SEMO Conference Players of the Year (03/26/15)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Melanie McKuin continued the Dexter Lady Bearcats' recent run of Bob Gray Award winners Wednesday night while Blake Reynolds became the first Jackson player since 1987 to win the John Gibbs Award. Both were among the honorees at the 57th annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Basketball Banquet at the Black River Coliseum, which started off the festivities with a keynote address by University of Missouri men's basketball coach Kim Anderson...
High school roundup: Bell City baseball team wins thriller in 11 innings (03/25/15)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Bell City baseball team wins thriller in 11 innings (03/25/15)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
March 24, 2015 Scoreboard (03/24/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Local senior athletes to play in BA Sports All-Star Extravaganza (03/23/15)
Dozens of senior volleyball and basketball players from all over southeast Missouri are set to gather in Dexter's Bearcat Event Center for the BA Sports All-Star Extravaganza on April 11th. The event brings together top high school seniors from over 65 area schools. Schools range as far North as Ste. Genevieve, Mo., all the way down to Kennett, Mo...
March 20, 2015 Scoreboard (03/20/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Extravaganza releases team rosters for all-star games (03/19/15)
The 2015 BA Sports All-Star Extravaganza has released its rosters for the boys and girls basketball games as well as the volleyball game scheduled for April 11 at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter. The volleyball all-star game is slated for three games and scheduled to start at 9 a.m. The skills competition will begin afterwards...
Kennett, Senath-Hornersville middle schools trade victories and struggles (03/17/15)
Several different narratives played out as Kennett Middle School hosted Senath-Hornersville Monday night. The Lady Lions' seventh graders improved to 5-0, as Kennett's younger side struggled. Meanwhile, Kennett's eighth graders were in fine form, cruising to a 25-16, 25-11 victory...
At last: Softball returns to Indian Park with jamboree (03/16/15)
With mother nature finally let up on it's relentless winter assault, softball fans were gifted with a beautiful day at Indian Park Monday afternoon for the jamboree between Kennett, Holcomb, and Senath-Hornersville. "It's good to get outside. Good to see some competition," said Lady Indians head coach Kevin McCaig after his team's first round of play...
Kennett Middle School tops Portageville as rivalry blooms (03/12/15)
In a game in which the atmosphere surpassed many high school games, Kennett's Middle School volleyball team prevailed over Portageville in straight sets.
Presberry, Dobbins share Bootheel Conference Player of the Year nod (03/05/15)
This year, voters simply couldn't pick one top player from the Bootheel Conference. In a testament to the vast amount of talent on display in area, Hayti's Indaqual Presberry and Malden's Cortez Dobbins were handed Co-Player of the Year awards. Senath-Hornersville's Kyle Moore and Victor Dukes weren't very far behind, as they joined Tyron Austin and many more on the varsity All-Conference Team...
Twin Rivers topples Portageville 64-33 for Class 3, District 1 crown (02/28/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The defending district champion and its team leader was, simply, too strong. The Portageville girls basketball team fell to top-seeded Twin Rivers 64-33 during the Class 3, District 1 championship game Friday at New Madrid County Central High School...
Portageville hangs on at the line during Class 3, District 1 semifinal (02/26/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Head coach Kellye Fowler emphatically reminded her team that Portageville's Class 3, District 1 semifinal game will be won at the free throw line during the final minutes of the fourth quarter. With two minutes remaining Fowler's warning was called from the sideline. ...
Portageville hangs on at the line during Class 3, District 1 semifinal (02/26/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Head coach Kellye Fowler emphatically reminded her team that Portageville's Class 3, District 1 semifinal game will be won at the free throw line during the final minutes of the fourth quarter. With two minutes remaining Fowler's warning was called from the sideline. ...
Offense lacks for Portageville, NMCC rolls in first round of Class 3, District 1 tournament (02/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- A problem that has plagued the Portageville boys basketball team all season came back to haunt them once again. Held to just eight points in the first half, the Bulldogs saw their season end Tuesday after falling to Hayti 47-34 during the Class 3, District 1 tournament at New Madrid County Central High School...
NMCC squeaks by Malden, Portageville advances in Class 3, District 1 girls tournament (02/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Fourth-seeded New Madrid County Central slipped past upset-minded Malden 42-40 during the first round of the Class 3, District 1 tournament Monday at New Madrid County Central High School. Senior Shanterra Waters hit the tying field goal and go-ahead free throw with 34 seconds remaining and NMCC was able to thwart each of Malden's chances to hold on for first-year head coach BJ Stone's first district win...
Offense lacks for Portageville, NMCC rolls in first round of Class 3, District 1 tournament (02/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- A problem that has plagued the Portageville boys basketball team all season came back to haunt them once again. Held to just eight points in the first half, the Bulldogs saw their season end Tuesday after falling to Hayti 47-34 during the Class 3, District 1 tournament at New Madrid County Central High School...
February 24, 2015 Scoreboard (02/24/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
NMCC squeaks by Malden, Portageville advances in Class 2, District 1 girls tournament (02/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Fourth-seeded New Madrid County Central slipped past upset-minded Malden 42-40 during the first round of the Class 3, District 1 tournament Monday at New Madrid County Central High School. Senior Shanterra Waters hit the tying field goal and go-ahead free throw with 34 seconds remaining and NMCC was able to thwart each of Malden's chances to hold on for first-year head coach BJ Stone's first district win...
February 23, 2015 Scoreboard (02/23/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Saturday's basketball games postponed (Updated District Basketball Tournaments Included) (02/21/15)
Saturday's Dexter-Poplar Bluff varsity boys and girls basketball games scheduled for 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. at Poplar Bluff High School are cancelled. All district basketball tournaments have also been postponed Saturday. View updated brackets at this link: Updated basketball tournament brackets...
District host sites, state baseball rankings released (02/19/15)
District host sites are set for the 2015 spring baseball season. Gideon is slated to host Class 1, District 1 featuring Clarkton, Delta C-7, Gideon, Naylor, North Pemiscot, Risco and Southland. Oran is slated to host Class 1, District 2 featuring Advance, Bell City, Leopold, Oak Ridge, Oran, Richland and Scott County Central...
Blistering start propels Charleston to 74-39 homecoming win over Portageville (02/14/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Any hope Portageville had of playing spoiler Friday night at Charleston's homecoming went out the window just four short minutes into the game. Opening the game on a blistering 23-2 run, the Bluejays built a 29-point lead by halftime and cruised a 74-39 turbo-clocked win...
February 13, 2015 Scoreboard (02/13/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Portageville tops Senath-Hornersville for Bootheel Conference title (02/12/15)
For the third time this season, Portageville got the best of Senath-Hornersville. Only this time, the 55-23 win was for the Bootheel Conference Tournament championship. The Lady Bulldogs scored 12 points in all but the third quarter, which is when they put down 19. The Lady Lions had flourishes of quality throughout the game, but they struggled to get shots to fall. Meanwhile, Portageville kept pushing to get the most of their strengths...
Portageville tops Senath-Hornersville for Bootheel Conference title (02/12/15)
For the third time this season, Portageville got the best of Senath-Hornersville. Only this time, the 55-23 win was for the Bootheel Conference Tournament championship. The Lady Bulldogs scored 12 points in all but the third quarter, which is when they put down 19. The Lady Lions had flourishes of quality throughout the game, but they struggled to get shots to fall. Meanwhile, Portageville kept pushing to get the most of their strengths...
Senath-Hornersville, Portageville set for Bootheel Conference Tournament final (02/11/15)
Senath-Hornersville is set to face off against powerhouse Portageville, after both teams punched their ticket into the Bootheel Conference tournament final. The Lady Lions towered over Malden on Tuesday night, cruising to a 28-10 victory. They completely shut down the Lady Green Wave in the first and third quarters, and they only surrendered two points in the second quarter...
Seeds released for Class 3, District 1 basketball tournaments (02/10/15)
NEW MADRID -- Seedings for the Class 3, District 1 boys and girls basketball tournament were released Tuesday. This year's host, New Madrid County Central, was given the top seed on the boys side while Twin Rivers holds the top seed in the girls bracket...
Seeds released for Class 3, District 1 basketball tournaments (02/10/15)
NEW MADRID -- Seedings for the Class 3, District 1 boys and girls basketball tournament were released Tuesday. This year's host, New Madrid County Central, was given the top seed on the boys side while Twin Rivers holds the top seed in the girls bracket...
PREP ROUNDUP: Chaffee downs Portageville, Charleston outlasts Oran (02/06/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- The Chaffee girls basketball team won its seventh game in a row defeating Portageville 61-35 on Tuesday at Chaffee High School. Jordan Pruitt led Chaffee (18-5) with 19 points. Kylie Wilhite added 18 points, seven rebounds and five assists while Lindsey Harrell had a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Julia Sutterfield scored five points and had seven assists, five rebounds and five steals...
High school roundup: Delta girls basketball team avenges loss to Puxico (02/06/15)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Delta girls basketball team avenges loss to Puxico (02/06/15)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
PREP ROUNDUP: Chaffee downs Portageville, Charleston outlasts Oran (02/06/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- The Chaffee girls basketball team won its seventh game in a row defeating Portageville 61-35 on Tuesday at Chaffee High School. Jordan Pruitt led Chaffee (18-5) with 19 points. Kylie Wilhite added 18 points, seven rebounds and five assists while Lindsey Harrell had a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Julia Sutterfield scored five points and had seven assists, five rebounds and five steals...
February 5, 2015 Scoreboard (02/05/15)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Charleston slips by Kennett, Risco wins first (01/31/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Delfincko Bogan and Tenerrious Ewing led Charleston to an 82-76 win over Kennett Friday on the road. Bogan paced all scorers with 27 points and Ewing added 21. Mardareyon Clark chipped in 12 for Charleston (12-9, 3-2 SEMO Conference)...
January 30, 2015 Scoreboard (01/30/15)
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Portageville claim top spot in Bootheel Conference, Senath-Hornersville second (01/30/15)
The seeding meeting for the girls Bootheel Conference Tournament had to wait until after Thursday night. That's when the top two teams, both undefeated in conference play, faced off. The Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions hosted Portageville in a game that would determine the first place seed. The Lady Bulldogs went on spoil senior night by winning in convincing fashion, 63-35...
Portageville claims top spot in Bootheel Conference, Senath-Hornersville second (01/30/15)
The seeding meeting for the girls Bootheel Conference Tournament had to wait until after Thursday night. That's when the top two teams, both undefeated in conference play, faced off. The Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions hosted Portageville in a game that would determine the first place seed. The Lady Bulldogs went on spoil senior night by winning in convincing fashion, 63-35...
January 27, 2015 Scoreboard (01/27/15)
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January 23, 2015 Scoreboard (01/23/15)
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Basketball state rankings, playoff host sites set (01/23/15)
The Missouri Basketball Coaches Association released its latest state rankings Jan. 21. Three boys basketball teams and two girls basketball teams from the semoball.com coverage area are state-ranked. The Scott County Central boys are ranked sixth in Class 2, the New Madrid County Central boys are ranked fourth in Class 3 and the Cape Central boys are ranked sixth in Class 4...
January 20, 2015 Scoreboard (01/20/15)
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January 16, 2015 Scoreboard (01/16/15)
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January 13, 2015 Scoreboard (01/13/15)
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January 12, 2015 Scoreboard (01/12/15)
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PREP ROUNDUP: NMCC takes down Northwest, Bravettes fall to Portageville (01/10/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE CENTRAL -- Sophomore Javarcus Word scored a game-high 28 points during New Madrid County Central's 73-58 win over Northwest Academy from St. Louis Saturday at the Tiger Shootout at Cape Central High School. Seniors Willie Jimerson and Asten Newsom added 23 and 13 points...
January 9, 2015 Scoreboard (01/09/15)
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January 8, 2015 Scoreboard (01/08/15)
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January 6, 2015 Scoreboard (01/06/15)
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No. 6 Dexter nearly pulls off upset against No. 3 Kennett (12/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- After watching seventh-seeded Bloomfield stun second-seeded Malden, the Dexter Bearcats looked ready to pull off a second-straight upset Saturday night at the Bloomfield Christmad Tournament. Unfortunately for the sixth-seeded Bearcats, a few late rebounds proved to be the difference in game where third-seeded Kennett held on for a 42-41 quarterfinal win...
Bernie, Bloomfield & Dexter collect first-round wins at BCT (all BCT box scores included) (12/27/14)
Three SCAA teams remain in contention for the ultimate prize at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament after Day 1 action. The Bernie Mules, Dexter Bearcats and Bloomfield Wildcats secured opening-round victories Friday at the 16-team tournament...
BCT consolation quarterfinal box scores (12/28/14)
Saxony Lutheran, Puxico, Doniphan and East Prairie collected consolation quarterfinal victories at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament Saturday. No. 9 seeded Saxony Lutheran plays No. 13 seeded East Prairie in the first consolation semifinal Monday at 1 p.m. The second consolation semifinal between No. 10 seeded Puxico and No. 14 seeded Doniphan follows at about 2:30 p.m. Monday...
Bernie, Bloomfield & Dexter collect first-round wins at BCT (all BCT box scores included) (12/27/14)
Three SCAA teams remain in contention for the ultimate prize at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament after Day 1 action. The Bernie Mules, Dexter Bearcats and Bloomfield Wildcats secured opening-round victories Friday at the 16-team tournament...
Dexter takes down Portageville, seeds hold true during first round at Bloomfield (12/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- Unable to make up for a rough start, 11th-seeded Portageville fell to sixth-seeded Dexter 62-47 Friday in the opening round of the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament. "We played a good second half, but the first half we didn't show up," Bulldogs' head coach Jason Irby said. "That's been something we've struggled with all year, playing four quarters. Until we decide to play four quarters we might be in trouble."...
All-Standard Democrat Football team (12/24/14)
About this team: The All-SD team was chosen by the Standard Democrat sports department from our coverage area that includes: Chaffee, Charleston, Dexter, East Prairie, Kelly, Malden, NMCC, Portageville and Sikeston
All-Standard Democrat Football team (12/24/14)
About this team: The All-SD team was chosen by the Standard Democrat sports department from our coverage area that includes: Chaffee, Charleston, Dexter, East Prairie, Kelly, Malden, NMCC, Portageville and Sikeston
All-Standard Democrat Football team (12/24/14)
Offense QB -- Peyton Pollock, sr., 6-1, 200, Dexter ------------------------ RB -- Dremond Robinson, sr., 5-6, 180, Malden ------------------------ RB -- Earnest Fobbs, jr., 6-1, 179, Sikeston ------------------------ RB -- Daniel McCray, jr., 5-9, 178, Portageville...
High school roundup: ND boys turn back SCC 69-59 (12/23/14)
All the high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
PREP ROUNDUP: Chaffee wins consolation game at Twin Rivers Classic (12/22/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BROSELEY -- Julia Sutterfield scored a game-high 14 points to lead the eighth-seeded Red Devils to a 46-20 victory over the No. 16 Redbirds in a consolation quarterfinal of the Twin Rivers Lady Royals Christmas Classic. Kylie Wilhite added 11 points for Chaffee (6-1). The Red Devils will take on No. 13 Portageville on Monday at noon in a consolation semifinal...
December 20, 2014 Scoreboard (12/20/14)
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December 19, 2014 Scoreboard (12/19/14)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston falls on the road to Greene Co. Tech 68-61 (12/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PARAGOULD, Ark. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs fell to 2-3 on the season Tuesday following its 68-61 road loss to Greene County Tech in Paragould, Ark. Sikeston's current three-game losing streak is its first since 2006. Senior Corbyn Blissett led Sikeston with 20 points while freshman Fred Thatch added 16. Sikeston went 15 of 28 from the free throw line...
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys basketball team upends New Madrid County Central (12/17/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston falls on the road to Greene Co. Tech 68-61 (12/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PARAGOULD, Ark. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs fell to 2-3 on the season Tuesday following its 68-61 road loss to Greene County Tech in Paragould, Ark. Sikeston's current three-game losing streak is its first since 2006. Senior Corbyn Blissett led Sikeston with 20 points while freshman Fred Thatch added 16. Sikeston went 15 of 28 from the free throw line...
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys basketball team upends New Madrid County Central (12/17/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
December 16, 2014 Scoreboard (12/16/14)
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December 15, 2014 Scoreboard (12/15/14)
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District baseball alignments announced, defending state champion Cooter moves to Class 2 (12/12/14)
The path to a district baseball championship got a bit tougher for a defending state champion and a pair of SCAA talents Friday. The Missouri High School Activities Association released district alignments for baseball for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons Friday...
Lady Indians fall to Lady Bulldogs in thriller (12/12/14)
After four thrilling quarters, Portageville exacted revenge on the Indians by winning 49-47 in the final seconds.
Lady Indians fall to Lady Bulldogs in thriller (12/12/14)
After four thrilling quarters, Portageville exacted revenge on the Indians by winning 49-47 in the final seconds.
December 9, 2014 Scoreboard (12/09/14)
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Kennett tops Portageville at Bulldog Classic (12/06/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians basketball team earned their spot in the final of the Bulldog Classic, after beating Portageville in a game that pitted sibling coaches against one another.
Kennett tops Portageville at Bulldog Classic (12/06/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians basketball team earned their spot in the final of the Bulldog Classic, after beating Portageville in a game that pitted sibling coaches against one another.
Jackson pair take home SEMO Conference's highest football honors (12/04/14)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Jackson Indians swept the two biggest awards Wednesday night during the 69th Annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Gridiron Banquet at the Black River Coliseum. Dante Vandeven was awarded the SEMO Conference's highest honor with the Carr Award as best high school football player in Southeast Missouri...
Kennett football earns SEMO All-Conference nods (12/04/14)
Seven Kennett High School football players earned their spot on the SEMO Central All-Conference team. The selections were announced at a banquet Wednesday night in Sikeston.
SEMO All-Conference football teams selected (12/04/14)
The 2014 SEMO Confernce teams are selected by the coaches. SEMO NORTH Offense First Team QB -- Dante Vandeven, Jackson, Sr., 6-2, 190 RB -- Braion Owens, Cape Central, Sr., 5-11, 190 RB -- Earnest Fobbs, Sikeston, Jr., 6-1, 170 RB -- Bi Nguyen, Poplar Bluff, Sr., 5-9, 140...
Jackson pair take home SEMO Conference's highest football honors (12/04/14)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Jackson Indians swept the two biggest awards Wednesday night during the 69th Annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Gridiron Banquet at the Black River Coliseum. Dante Vandeven was awarded the SEMO Conference's highest honor with the Carr Award as best high school football player in Southeast Missouri...
Six Dexter players make media all-region football team (12/01/14)
The Missouri Sportswriters Association released its all-region football team Monday. Six Dexter football players were selected to the Class 3 all-region team. Dexter junior offensive lineman Jared Deal was selected first-team offense. Deal made the line calls and was a tenacious blocker...
All-Region high school football teams (12/01/14)
The 2014 Southeast Missouri All-Region football teams selected by a panel of sportswriters from eight publications. OFFENSE First team QB -- Dante Vandeven, Jackson, Sr. 6-2, 190 lbs. RB -- Braion Owens, Cape Central, Sr. 5-11, 190 lbs. RB -- Earnest Fobbs, Sikeston, Jr. 6-1, 170 lbs...
BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Portageville searching for offense after seniors depart (11/26/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- The biggest test for the Portageville Bulldogs going into this season will be finding replacements for their top scorers lost to graduation. A.V. Banks led the Bulldogs with an average of 25 points and to a Class 2, District 1 semifinal appearance last season and a 9-13 record...
BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Portageville searching for offense after seniors depart (11/26/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- The biggest test for the Portageville Bulldogs going into this season will be finding replacements for their top scorers lost to graduation. A.V. Banks led the Bulldogs with an average of 25 points and to a Class 2, District 1 semifinal appearance last season and a 9-13 record...
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)
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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...