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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...
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...
PREP ROUNDUP: Richland rallies for three set win, Lady Bulldogs blank Oran 13-0 (09/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ESSEX -- The Richland Lady Rebels volleyball team rallied to defeat Bell City 15-25, 25-23, 27-25 on Wednesday afternoon. Richland dropped the first set but took a commanding lead in the second set 24-17, before the Lady Cubs responded. Bell City cut the Lady Rebels advantage to 24-23 before a ball fell just out on the sideline, giving Richland the second set...
PREP ROUNDUP: Richland rallies for three set win, Lady Bulldogs blank Oran 13-0 (09/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ESSEX -- The Richland Lady Rebels volleyball team rallied to defeat Bell City 15-25, 25-23, 27-25 on Wednesday afternoon. Richland dropped the first set but took a commanding lead in the second set 24-17, before the Lady Cubs responded. Bell City cut the Lady Rebels advantage to 24-23 before a ball fell just out on the sideline, giving Richland the second set...
Richland volleyball action at Zalma Monday night (09/09/14)
PHOTO BY KYLE CARTER - RICHLAND SCHOOL Richland freshman Bailey Glass passes the ball in the Lady Rebels' third game vs. Zalma Monday. The Richland varsity volleyball team outlasted Zalma on the road 22-25, 25-19, 25-16 Monday.
Dexter volleyball, Bloomfield baseball teams secure wins (09/10/14)
BASEBALL BROSELEY, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats baseball team shutout Twin Rivers 9-0 Tuesday afternoon. Noah Vandiver finished 3 for 4 with a double, two singles and four RBis for the Wildcats. Alex Gibbs hit a three-run home run. Leadoff hitter Tim Hector was on base three times. He had two singles, a walk and scored three runs...
September 9, 2014 Scoreboard (09/09/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Host Red Devils clip Oran 2-1 in softball (09/09/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
SCAA roundup: Monday's SCAA volleyball, baseball and tennis results (09/08/14)
VOLLEYBALL DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity volleyball team opened SCAA play with a 25-16, 25-3 victory against Bloomfield Monday night. The Bearcats tallied 28 of its 50 points on kills. Jessica Lindsey paced the Bearcats with 10 kills. Shyann Jines had eight kills and Kendall Adams had five kills. Lexie Barnes and Addie Kruse each had two kills...
September 8, 2014 Scoreboard (09/08/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
SCAA roundup: Monday's SCAA volleyball, baseball and tennis results (09/08/14)
VOLLEYBALL DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity volleyball team opened SCAA play with a 25-16, 25-3 victory against Bloomfield Monday night. The Bearcats tallied 28 of its 50 points on kills. Jessica Lindsey paced the Bearcats with 10 kills. Shyann Jines had eight kills and Kendall Adams had five kills. Lexie Barnes and Addie Kruse each had two kills...
Hayti football team hits Red Devils with big second half (09/07/14)
All high school events were reported to the Missourian on Friday.
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston splits at Softballfest, Sikeston JH football blanks NMCC 43-0 (09/05/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Madison Smith hit a walk off single in the sixth inning to beat Chaffee Thursday during the first round of the Notre Dame Softballfest at Notre Dame High School. The Lady Bulldogs (4-3) won the game 5-4 due to the time limit rule but wound up losing to Notre Dame 7-1 in their second game of the day...
September 5, 2014 Scoreboard (09/05/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston splits at Softballfest, Sikeston JH football blanks NMCC 43-0 (09/05/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Madison Smith hit a walk off single in the sixth inning to beat Chaffee Thursday during the first round of the Notre Dame Softballfest at Notre Dame High School. The Lady Bulldogs (4-3) won the game 5-4 due to the time limit rule but wound up losing to Notre Dame 7-1 in their second game of the day...
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...
Richland volleyball team suffers straight-set loss to Gideon (08/29/14)
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...
PREP ROUNDUP: Richland wins season opener (08/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ESSEX -- The Richland volleyball team won it's first game of the season Tuesday downing visiting Twin Rivers in straight sets. Richland (1-0) won the first game 25-9 and held off Twin Rivers 25-23 in the second set. The Lady Rebels will host Bell City at 6 p.m. on Thursday...
Richland volleyball team opens season with win (08/27/14)
ESSEX, Mo. - The Richland varsity volleyball program opened its season with a 25-14, 25-23 home victory against Twin Rivers Tuesday night. "I knew coming into the season we were going to have to be a scrappy team," Richland coach Lisa Taylor said. "The girls worked hard tonight, played together, didn't let anything hit the floor, stuck in it and positioned themselves well on the court."...
Richland volleyball team opens season with win (08/27/14)
ESSEX, Mo. - The Richland varsity volleyball program opened its season with a 25-14, 25-23 home victory against Twin Rivers Tuesday night. "I knew coming into the season we were going to have to be a scrappy team," Richland coach Lisa Taylor said. "The girls worked hard tonight, played together, didn't let anything hit the floor, stuck in it and positioned themselves well on the court."...
August 26, 2014 Scoreboard (08/26/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Newcomers look to excel on Richland volleyball team (08/22/14)
ESSEX, Mo. - The players of the Richland high school volleyball program will get their first taste of varsity action this season. The Rebels return no varsity starters off of last season's squad. "We are a young team," Richland longtime coach Lisa Taylor said. "I do have a senior, but she hasn't played the last couple of years...
Newcomers look to excel on Richland volleyball team (08/22/14)
ESSEX, Mo. - The players of the Richland high school volleyball program will get their first taste of varsity action this season. The Rebels return no varsity starters off of last season's squad. "We are a young team," Richland longtime coach Lisa Taylor said. "I do have a senior, but she hasn't played the last couple of years...
2014 High School Volleyball Schedules (08/16/14)
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Volleyball class & district assignments released (08/15/14)
Class and district assignments were released Friday for the 2014 and 2015 seasons for high school volleyball. The only SCAA school changing moving up or down a class is Bloomfield. The Wildcats will moved from Class 1 to Class 2 this season. Bloomfield is slated to compete in Class 2, District 2, with Charleston, Puxico, Saxony Lutheran, Scott City, Twin Rivers and Woodland...
2014 SCAA volleyball schedules released (08/06/14)
Varsity volleyball schedules have been released for all SCAA schools for the 2014 season. The 2014 SCAA volleyball tournament will be hosted by Bloomfield October 6-10. Dexter, which won the SCAA Tournament last year, opens its season August 25 when it hosts Farmington. Bernie, which placed second in the SCAA Tournament last season, opens its season August 26 when it hosts Sikeston...
2014 SCAA volleyball schedules released (08/06/14)
Varsity volleyball schedules have been released for all SCAA schools for the 2014 season. The 2014 SCAA volleyball tournament will be hosted by Bloomfield October 6-10. Dexter, which won the SCAA Tournament last year, opens its season August 25 when it hosts Farmington. Bernie, which placed second in the SCAA Tournament last season, opens its season August 26 when it hosts Sikeston...
Fighting Squirrels open play at World Series Friday night (08/05/14)
The Charleston Fighting Squirrels begin its quest for its first World Series title in franchise history Friday in Ephrata, Washington. 10 teams from nine states are slated to compete at the eight-day tournament at Johnson-O'Brien Stadium in Ephrata...
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...
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...
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, 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...
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...
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...
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. ...
SCAA all-conference softball, baseball awards released (05/31/14)
The 2014 SCAA all-conference high schoo baseball and softball awards were recently released. Bernie's Tori Lowery was selected as the SCAA Player of the Year in softball. Bloomfield's Tim Fox and Bernie's Josh Stevens were selected as SCAA Players of the Year in baseball...
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...
SCAA sports roundup: Five-run third dooms Bloomfield baseball team against Woodland 8-5 (05/07/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats baseball team fell behind early Tuesday afternoon and never overtook the Woodland Cardinals. Woodland tallied five runs in the top of the third inning and led by at least two runs the rest of the way on its way to an 8-5 road win at Bloomfield...
PREP ROUNDUP: Wamble tosses no-hitter during Richland's 29-3 rout over Cairo (05/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ESSEX (SMNS) - The Richland Rebels high school baseball team put together one of its strongest performances of the season Thursday afternoon in a 29-3 victory against Cairo, Ill. Richland standout Tristan Wamble threw a no-hitter while earning a complete-game victory on the hill. Wamble struck out 13 and allowed three unearned runs...
Tristan & Tristan Show lead Richland baseball team past Cairo 29-3 (05/01/14)
ESSEX, Mo. - The Richland Rebels high school baseball team put together one of its strongest performances of the season Thursday afternoon in a 29-3 victory against Cairo, Ill. Richland standout Tristan Wamble threw a no-hitter while earning a complete-game victory on the hill. Wamble struck out 13 and allowed three unearned runs...
Tristan & Tristan Show lead Richland baseball team past Cairo 29-3 (05/01/14)
ESSEX, Mo. - The Richland Rebels high school baseball team put together one of its strongest performances of the season Thursday afternoon in a 29-3 victory against Cairo, Ill. Richland standout Tristan Wamble threw a no-hitter while earning a complete-game victory on the hill. Wamble struck out 13 and allowed three unearned runs...
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...
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.
Bernie, Bloomfield advance to SCAA baseball title game (04/23/14)
The top-seeded Bernie Mules will host the second-seeded Bloomfield Wildcats today at 4:30 p.m. in the SCAA baseball championship. Bernie beat fourth-seeded Advance 7-2 in its semifinal Tuesday. Bloomfield snuck past sixth-seeded Puxico 5-4 in its semifinal...
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...
SCAA Roundup: Bernie baseball team run-rules Bloomfield (04/18/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The highly anticipated baseball showdown between the top seeded teams in next week's SCAA varsity baseball tournament turned into a dud Thursday afternoon. The Bernie Mules calculated 14 unanswered run on its way to a 14-0 five-inning road win against the Bloomfield Wildcats...
Briefly: Advance, Bloomfield claim middle school volleyball titles (04/16/14)
The Bloomfield seventh grade and Advance eighth grade claimed top prizes at the SCAA middle school volleyball tournaments Tuesday night at Woodland High School. Second-seeded Bloomfield beat fourth-seeded Bernie 25-6, 25-16, in the seventh grade title game...
Bloomfield 7th grade, Advance 8th grade win SCAA volleyball tournaments (04/18/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the SCAA middle school volleyball tournament is available at this link: {SCAA Middle School Volleyball Action http://www.dailystatesman.com/gallery/19...
PREP ROUNDUP: Oran rolls to 13-3 win, SCC beats Richland (04/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com OAK RIDGE -- Highlighted by a seven run rally in the third inning, the Oran Eagles rolled to a 13-3 win over Oak Ridge via the mercy-rule. A two-run first frame, plus the seven run third frame left the Eagles with a comfortable 9-0 advantage entering the fourth. They put up another three runs in the inning to move ahead 12-0 before Oak Ridge got on the scoreboard in the bottom of the inning...
PREP ROUNDUP: Oran rolls to 13-3 win, SCC beats Richland (04/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com OAK RIDGE -- Highlighted by a seven run rally in the third inning, the Oran Eagles rolled to a 13-3 win over Oak Ridge via the mercy-rule. A two-run first frame, plus the seven run third frame left the Eagles with a comfortable 9-0 advantage entering the fourth. They put up another three runs in the inning to move ahead 12-0 before Oak Ridge got on the scoreboard in the bottom of the inning...
SCAA Roundup: Bloomfield baseball team stays perfect, other SCAA schools secure wins (04/11/14)
The success continued Thursday for the undefeated Bloomfield Widlcats high school baseball team. Bloomfield improved to 6-0 with 29-3 win against Richland. "It's always nice to record a conference win and I was glad to see some different guys step up and contribute when given an opportunity to play," Bloomfield coach Tyler Trover said. "Our kids are doing some good things and we are going to have to continue that trend with the quality opponents on our schedule in the next week"...
SCAA Roundup: Bloomfield baseball team stays perfect, other SCAA schools secure wins (04/11/14)
The success continued Thursday for the undefeated Bloomfield Widlcats high school baseball team. Bloomfield improved to 6-0 with 29-3 win against Richland. "It's always nice to record a conference win and I was glad to see some different guys step up and contribute when given an opportunity to play," Bloomfield coach Tyler Trover said. "Our kids are doing some good things and we are going to have to continue that trend with the quality opponents on our schedule in the next week"...
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...
SCAA all-conference boys basketball awards released (04/05/14)
The 2014 SCAA all-conference awards have been released for varsity boys basketball. Advance guard Lane Below has been selected as the SCAA Player of the Year. Below averaged 27.3 points and 5.2 assists per game his senior season. Bernie senior guard B.J. Jennings has been selected as the Defensive Player of the Year...
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...
Class 1, District 2: Richland's season ends, SCC rolls (02/24/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DELTA -- In the final game of the day at the Class 1, District 2 Tournament, Bell City took advantage of several Richland turnovers to roll into the semifinals with a 65-32 win. Richland hung tough in the first quarter with senior Adam Lane scoring eight of his team's 10 points, but Bell City sophomore Nate Finney scored seven points to help the Cubs take a 15-10 lead...
Class 1, District 2: Richland's season ends, SCC rolls (02/24/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DELTA -- In the final game of the day at the Class 1, District 2 Tournament, Bell City took advantage of several Richland turnovers to roll into the semifinals with a 65-32 win. Richland hung tough in the first quarter with senior Adam Lane scoring eight of his team's 10 points, but Bell City sophomore Nate Finney scored seven points to help the Cubs take a 15-10 lead...
Class 1 District 2 roundup: Oak Ridge boys will face Leopold in semifinals (02/23/14)
Ryan Below sank a game-high 30 points and snagged 22 rebounds to lead the third-seeded Oak Ridge boys basketball team in a 83-40 rout of sixth-seeded The Fulton School at St. Albans in the first round of the Class 1 District 2 tournament at Delta. Jake LeGrand recorded 27 points and seven steals for Oak Ridge (17-9)...
Class 1 District 2 roundup: Oak Ridge boys will face Leopold in semifinals (02/23/14)
Ryan Below sank a game-high 30 points and snagged 22 rebounds to lead the third-seeded Oak Ridge boys basketball team in a 83-40 rout of sixth-seeded The Fulton School at St. Albans in the first round of the Class 1 District 2 tournament at Delta. Jake LeGrand recorded 27 points and seven steals for Oak Ridge (17-9)...
Dexter boys control Scott City, Dexter girls beat Twin Rivers, Naylor edges Richland (02/21/14)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball team outscored the Scott City Rams in every quarter Thursday night on its way to a convincing 68-45 road victory. Scott City led 7-3 three minutes into the first quarter before a 7-0 run put Dexter on top 10-7. Scott City never led after...
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...
Dexter boys control Scott City, Dexter girls beat Twin Rivers, Naylor edges Richland (02/21/14)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball team outscored the Scott City Rams in every quarter Thursday night on its way to a convincing 68-45 road victory. Scott City led 7-3 three minutes into the first quarter before a 7-0 run put Dexter on top 10-7. Scott City never led after...
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: Below scores 49 against Oran, East Prairie tackles Malden (02/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ADVANCE -- Lane Below torched the nets for 49 points as his Hornets took down their Class 2, District 3 counterpart Oran 76-61 Tuesday. Oran, who are the district's No. 1 seed heading into this weekend's tournament, found themselves behind 44-30 at halftime and never recovered...
PREP ROUNDUP: Below scores 49 against Oran, East Prairie tackles Malden (02/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ADVANCE -- Lane Below torched the nets for 49 points as his Hornets took down their Class 2, District 3 counterpart Oran 76-61 Tuesday. Oran, who are the district's No. 1 seed heading into this weekend's tournament, found themselves behind 44-30 at halftime and never recovered...
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...
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...
February 18, 2014 Scoreboard (02/18/14)
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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...
SCAA Hoops Roundup: Bernie beats Hayti for 20th win (02/12/14)
The Bernie Mules made a final case for the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Class 2, District 1, basketball tournament when it beat Hayti 63-50 Tuesday night for its 20th win of the season. "It was good to see some fire in our kids tonight," Bernie coach Brad Botsch said. ...
PREP ROUNDUP: Eagles win, EP reaches double digit victories (02/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Led by a combined 49 points from Seth Ressel and Hunter Schlosser, the Oran Eagles rolled to a 74-49 win over visiting Bloomfield on Tuesday at Oran High School. Oran outpaced the Wildcats 21-11 in the opening period and led 34-21 at the break. In outscoring Bloomfield 24-14 in the third quarter they built a comfortable 23 point lead going into the fourth...
SCAA Hoops Roundup: Bernie beats Hayti for 20th win (02/12/14)
The Bernie Mules made a final case for the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Class 2, District 1, basketball tournament when it beat Hayti 63-50 Tuesday night for its 20th win of the season. "It was good to see some fire in our kids tonight," Bernie coach Brad Botsch said. ...
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys prevail 91-88 in 3 OT (02/12/14)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Eagles win, EP reaches double digit victories (02/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Led by a combined 49 points from Seth Ressel and Hunter Schlosser, the Oran Eagles rolled to a 74-49 win over visiting Bloomfield on Tuesday at Oran High School. Oran outpaced the Wildcats 21-11 in the opening period and led 34-21 at the break. In outscoring Bloomfield 24-14 in the third quarter they built a comfortable 23 point lead going into the fourth...
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys prevail 91-88 in 3 OT (02/12/14)
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February 11, 2014 Scoreboard (02/11/14)
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SCAA Tournament Roundup: Bell City wins JV title at buzzer (02/01/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - Bell City freshman guard Cole Nichols didn't pass up a chance to electrify a large crowd at the Bearcat Event Center in the closing seconds of the SCAA junior varsity championship Friday night. Nichols told head coach C.J. Hadley in a timeout with 2.6 seconds remaining he wanted to take the final shot with his team trailing by one point...
PREP ROUNDUP: NMCC outlasts South Pemiscot, Porter scores 30 in SCC win (01/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles rode a hot first half to a 60-55 win over South Pemiscot on Tuesday. NMCC outpaced South Pemiscot 19-15 in the first quarter before going ahead 32-22 at halftime. South Pemiscot rallied in the third quarter, 18-13, but couldn't complete the comeback...
PREP ROUNDUP: NMCC outlasts South Pemiscot, Porter scores 30 in SCC win (01/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles rode a hot first half to a 60-55 win over South Pemiscot on Tuesday. NMCC outpaced South Pemiscot 19-15 in the first quarter before going ahead 32-22 at halftime. South Pemiscot rallied in the third quarter, 18-13, but couldn't complete the comeback...
Blowouts, Bernie injury highlight Day 2 of SCAA tournaments (01/29/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The championship semifinals are set at the SCAA varsity and junior varsity boys basketball tournaments following Day 2 action Tuesday night at the Bearcat Event Center. The higher seeded team secured a double-digit victory in all four quarterfinal games Tuesday...
Blowouts, Bernie injury highlight Day 2 of SCAA tournaments (01/29/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The championship semifinals are set at the SCAA varsity and junior varsity boys basketball tournaments following Day 2 action Tuesday night at the Bearcat Event Center. The higher seeded team secured a double-digit victory in all four quarterfinal games Tuesday...
High school roundup: Woodland boys win against Bloomfield, 51-46 (01/26/14)
All the local high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Woodland boys win against Bloomfield, 51-46 (01/26/14)
All the local high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
SCAA roundup: Bernie beats Puxico, Woodland beats Bloomfield, Richland beats Zalma (01/25/14)
BERNIE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules varsity boys basketball team is well on its way to a regular-season SCAA title. Bernie improved to 6-0 in SCAA regular season-play Friday night with a 77-40 Homecoming win against the Puxico Indians. Bernie tallied an unprecedented 33 points in a third period it won by 20...
SCAA roundup: Bernie beats Puxico, Woodland beats Bloomfield, Richland beats Zalma (01/25/14)
BERNIE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules varsity boys basketball team is well on its way to a regular-season SCAA title. Bernie improved to 6-0 in SCAA regular season-play Friday night with a 77-40 Homecoming win against the Puxico Indians. Bernie tallied an unprecedented 33 points in a third period it won by 20...
PREP ROUNDUP: Pavy sinks game-winner for Risco, Richland nabs first win (01/25/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com HOLCOMB -- Jordan Pavy hit the game-winning shot as time dwindled down and the Risco Tigers improved to a .500 record on the year with a 78-76 win over Holcomb on the road. With the game tied at 76-all and 11 seconds left, Pavy, who finished with a game-high 35 points, drove the length of the floor and pulled up for a 5-foot jump shot that found it's mark. Holcomb's desperation heave fell by the wayside directly following and Risco improved to 7-7 on the season...
PREP ROUNDUP: East Prairie's Harwell scores 1,000th career point (01/24/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- East Prairie senior Caitlyn Harwell scored her 1,000th career point during a 56-23 win over Chaffee Thursday on her home floor. Harwell finished the game with 16 points, mostly behind four 3-pointers. Teammate Rebekah Douglas topped all scorers with 30 which helped East Prairie (5-5) end their three-game skid...
SCAA Hoops Results: Red-Hot Bell City Cubs win again, Richland and Advance suffer losses (01/24/14)
BELL CITY , Mo. - The January success continued for the Bell City Cubs varsity boys basketball team Thursday night against Zalma. Bell City outscored Zalma by 28 points in the second half on its way to a convincing 76-43 home victory. "I think our defense really turned it up," Bell City first-year coach C.J. Hadley said of his team's strong second-half performance. "We always have our offense. I just feel like it's all about defense. We stepped it up on defense and that's what really helped us."...
January 24, 2014 Scoreboard (01/24/14)
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PREP ROUNDUP: East Prairie's Harwell scores 1,000th career point (01/24/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- East Prairie senior Caitlyn Harwell scored her 1,000th career point during a 56-23 win over Chaffee Thursday on her home floor. Harwell finished the game with 16 points, mostly behind four 3-pointers. Teammate Rebekah Douglas topped all scorers with 30 which helped East Prairie (5-5) end their three-game skid...
SCAA Hoops Results: Red-Hot Bell City Cubs win again, Richland and Advance suffer losses (01/24/14)
BELL CITY , Mo. - The January success continued for the Bell City Cubs varsity boys basketball team Thursday night against Zalma. Bell City outscored Zalma by 28 points in the second half on its way to a convincing 76-43 home victory. "I think our defense really turned it up," Bell City first-year coach C.J. Hadley said of his team's strong second-half performance. "We always have our offense. I just feel like it's all about defense. We stepped it up on defense and that's what really helped us."...
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys pull away from Advance (01/24/14)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys pull away from Advance (01/24/14)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs struggle against Notre Dame, 56-26 (01/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Mikala Nichols scored a team-high 10 points for Sikeston as the Lady Bulldogs fell 56-26 to undefeated Notre Dame on the road Thursday. Erica Peet added six points for Sikeston (4-7) but no other player added more than two...
SCAA boys hoops: Advance boys rally past Scott City 69-58, Bloomfield beats Richland 69-33 (01/17/14)
The Advance Hornets varsity boys basketball team fell behind 24-14 after one quarter, but made up all the deficit before halftime and won the second half by 11 points on its way to a 69-58 win against the Scott City Rams Thursday night. Lane Below tallied 37 points for Hornets. He hit six of the Hornets' nine 3-pointers...
SCAA boys hoops: Advance boys rally past Scott City 69-58, Bloomfield beats Richland 69-33 (01/17/14)
The Advance Hornets varsity boys basketball team fell behind 24-14 after one quarter, but made up all the deficit before halftime and won the second half by 11 points on its way to a 69-58 win against the Scott City Rams Thursday night. Lane Below tallied 37 points for Hornets. He hit six of the Hornets' nine 3-pointers...
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs struggle against Notre Dame, 56-26 (01/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Mikala Nichols scored a team-high 10 points for Sikeston as the Lady Bulldogs fell 56-26 to undefeated Notre Dame on the road Thursday. Erica Peet added six points for Sikeston (4-7) but no other player added more than two...
PREP ROUNDUP: SCC takes down East Prairie 71-50 (01/15/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- Despite 28 points from senior Damion Tipler, the East Prairie Eagles couldn't hang with Scott County Central on Tuesday, falling 71-50. Juwan Owens had a team-high 19 points for the Braves, shooting 8 of 16 from the field while hauling down five rebounds...
Comeback falls short for Lions against Malden (01/15/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- The Senath-Hornersville Lions scored 47 second-half points and nearly came back from a 10-point halftime deficit, but ultimately came up short against the Malden Green Wave 73-67 here Tuesday in a Bootheel Conference contest. The Lions (6-6) trailed 30-20 at the half, but came alive in the third quarter to trail just 42-40 entering the final period before falling short in the end...
Comeback falls short for Lions against Malden (01/15/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- The Senath-Hornersville Lions scored 47 second-half points and nearly came back from a 10-point halftime deficit, but ultimately came up short against the Malden Green Wave 73-67 here Tuesday in a Bootheel Conference contest. The Lions (6-6) trailed 30-20 at the half, but came alive in the third quarter to trail just 42-40 entering the final period before falling short in the end...
PREP ROUNDUP: SCC takes down East Prairie 71-50 (01/15/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- Despite 28 points from senior Damion Tipler, the East Prairie Eagles couldn't hang with Scott County Central on Tuesday, falling 71-50. Juwan Owens had a team-high 19 points for the Braves, shooting 8 of 16 from the field while hauling down five rebounds...
Richland boys suffer 57-24 loss vs. Gideon (01/15/14)
ESSEX, Mo. - The Richland Rebels varsity boys basketball team was unable to overcome an electric start by the Gideon Bulldogs Tuesday night. Gideon outscored Richland 39-7 in the first half as it secured a 57-24 road victory. Josh Thornton paced Richland with 11 points...
Richland boys suffer 57-24 loss vs. Gideon (01/15/14)
ESSEX, Mo. - The Richland Rebels varsity boys basketball team was unable to overcome an electric start by the Gideon Bulldogs Tuesday night. Gideon outscored Richland 39-7 in the first half as it secured a 57-24 road victory. Josh Thornton paced Richland with 11 points...
High school roundup: Notre Dame girls swimming team claims title at rec center relays (01/12/14)
The Notre Dame girls swimming team placed first in six out of 10 events to capture first place at the Student Recreation Center Relays.
High school roundup: Notre Dame girls swimming team claims title at rec center relays (01/12/14)
The Notre Dame girls swimming team placed first in six out of 10 events to capture first place at the Student Recreation Center Relays.
PREP ROUNDUP: Bluejays cruise by Malden (01/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- Delfincko Bogan scored a game-high 36 points and the Charleston Bluejays cruised to an 82-64 win over Malden Friday on the road. Robert Bogan added 14 points for Charleston, who led 33-24 at halftime. Malden (5-6) was paced by Cortez Dobbins' 32 points...
SCAA hoops: Bernie boys edge Advance, Bell City routs Richland, East Prairie hands Bloomfield third straight loss (01/11/14)
BERNIE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules varsity boys basketball team took a giant leap towards securing the No. 1 seed in the upcoming SCAA varsity boys basketball tournament Friday by securing an 84-83 home win against the Advance Hornets. "Advance really came to play tonight and had us on the brink," Bernie coach Brad Botsch said in a press release Friday night. ...
PREP ROUNDUP: Bluejays cruise by Malden (01/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- Delfincko Bogan scored a game-high 36 points and the Charleston Bluejays cruised to an 82-64 win over Malden Friday on the road. Robert Bogan added 14 points for Charleston, who led 33-24 at halftime. Malden (5-6) was paced by Cortez Dobbins' 32 points...
January 10, 2014 Scoreboard (01/10/14)
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District baseball classifications and host sites announced (01/08/14)
District assignments and host sites have been announced for district baseball tournaments for the spring of 2014. Three SCAA schools will compete in Class 1, District 2; three SCAA schools will compete in Class 2, District 3; one SCAA school will compete in Class 3, District 2; and one SCAA school will compete in Class 4, District 1...
2013 Stoddard County Sports Year-in-Review (01/03/14)
The accomplishments by Stoddard County athletes were unprecedented and at times unheard of at their respective programs before 2013. Other accomplishments represented continued success of traditional powerhouses in Stoddard County. The success continued for the Dexter Bearcats girls basketball program from the start of the calendar year until the end of 2013 under head coach Chad Allen. ...
Bloomfield Roundup: Bernie and Kennett advance, Portageville eliminated (12/28/13)
BLOOMFIELD -- Coming back from a rough start, third-seeded Bernie took down fifth-seeded Twin Rivers 62-45. Bernie trailed by five point after the first quarter, but outscored the Royals 22-12 in the second to take a five-point lead into the break. They outpaced Twin Rivers a combined 35-23 in the second half to hold on for the win...
Bloomfield Roundup: Bernie and Kennett advance, Portageville eliminated (12/28/13)
BLOOMFIELD -- Coming back from a rough start, third-seeded Bernie took down fifth-seeded Twin Rivers 62-45. Bernie trailed by five point after the first quarter, but outscored the Royals 22-12 in the second to take a five-point lead into the break. They outpaced Twin Rivers a combined 35-23 in the second half to hold on for the win...
Saturday's final four set in consolation bracket at Bloomfield Christmas Tournament (12/28/13)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The consolation semifinals are set at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament following quarterfinal action Friday night. Holcomb will play Saxony Lutheran in the first consolation semifinal Saturday at 1 p.m. Puxico will meet Van Buren in the second consolation semifinal Saturday at 2:30 p.m...
Bearcats escape Portageville in a day of few first round upsets at Bloomfield (12/27/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- Nearly undone by a rough third quarter, the seventh-seeded Dexter Bearcats escaped the opening round of the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament on Thursday with a 54-49 win over 11th-seeded Portageville. "We had a good first half and then in the second half I think we got tired a little bit at times," Dexter head coach Rob Nichols said. ...
December 27, 2013 Scoreboard (12/27/13)
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Bloomfield Box Scores: Kennett, Hayti, Twin Rivers, South Pemiscot and Malden win first round games (12/27/13)
No. 1 Kennett 104, No. 16 Richland 50 The top-seeded Kennett Indians reached the century mark for the first time this season in a 104-50 first-round win against the No. 16 seeded Richland Rebels. Four Kennett players finished in double digits. Kevonte Mitchell tallied 28 points, Antavies Drake scored 22 points, Akeem Nelson calculated 15 points and Rantrell Caruthers recorded 11 points...
Bloomfield Box Scores: Kennett, Hayti, Twin Rivers, South Pemiscot and Malden win first round games (12/27/13)
No. 1 Kennett 104, No. 16 Richland 50 The top-seeded Kennett Indians reached the century mark for the first time this season in a 104-50 first-round win against the No. 16 seeded Richland Rebels. Four Kennett players finished in double digits. Kevonte Mitchell tallied 28 points, Antavies Drake scored 22 points, Akeem Nelson calculated 15 points and Rantrell Caruthers recorded 11 points...
Offensive explosion leads Kennett past Richland (12/27/13)
The top seeded Kennett Indians opened up the 2013 Bloomfield Christmas Tournament on Thursday morning, as they took on 16 seeded Richland. The Indians opened quickly as Kevonte Mitchell hit a jump shot. Following the jumper, Rantrell Caruthers stole the inbound pass, scored and converted the and one, to put Kennett up five just 22 seconds into the game. ...
Bearcats escape Portageville in a day of few first round upsets at Bloomfield (12/27/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- Nearly undone by a rough third quarter, the seventh-seeded Dexter Bearcats escaped the opening round of the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament on Thursday with a 54-49 win over 11th-seeded Portageville. "We had a good first half and then in the second half I think we got tired a little bit at times," Dexter head coach Rob Nichols said. ...
December 26, 2013 Scoreboard (12/26/13)
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Poplar Bluff to host inaugural spring softball final four in 2014 (12/25/13)
Kennett softball coach Kevin McCaig has a new motivational tool that will be available to 81 high school softball coaches in Missouri entering the 2014 spring season. The playoffs High school spring softball programs that do not participate in the fall softball state playoffs will no longer have to settle for end-of-the season conference tournaments being the highlight of their spring season...
Dexter boys secure first basketball win at Richland 68-37 (12/21/13)
ESSEX, Mo. - Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball coach Rob Nichols entered Friday night's SCAA Conference opener against the Richland Rebels hoping to use his defense to generate some offense. "We pressed the first half," Nichols said. "We wanted to extend it and take chances to get a lead. ...
Dexter boys secure first basketball win at Richland 68-37 (12/21/13)
ESSEX, Mo. - Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball coach Rob Nichols entered Friday night's SCAA Conference opener against the Richland Rebels hoping to use his defense to generate some offense. "We pressed the first half," Nichols said. "We wanted to extend it and take chances to get a lead. ...
December 20, 2013 Scoreboard (12/20/13)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Bravettes top Sikeston in overtime, Risco downs Campbell (12/04/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Behind Mikaela Blissett's 17 points, the Scott County Central Bravettes pulled out an overtime win over the visiting Sikeston Lady Bulldogs Tuesday night, 62-56. Blissett shot 7 of 14 from the field and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the Bravettes, who outscored the Lady Bulldogs 15-9 in overtime after tying 47-all at the end of regulation. Johniqua Fort added 13 points and eight rebounds...
PRE ROUNDUP: Bravettes top Sikeston in overtime, Risco downs Campbell (12/04/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Behind Mikaela Blissett's 17 points, the Scott County Central Bravettes pulled out an overtime win over the visiting Sikeston Lady Bulldogs Tuesday night, 62-56. Blissett shot 7 of 14 from the field and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the Bravettes, who outscored the Lady Bulldogs 15-9 in overtime after tying 47-all at the end of regulation. Johniqua Fort added 13 points and eight rebounds...
High school roundup: Leopold advances to Woodland Tourney semis (12/04/13)
Cameron Davis collected a game-high 22 points to help the third-seeded Leopold boys basketball team debut its season with a 71-26 victory over No. 6 Meadow Heights on Tuesday to secure a spot in the semifinals of the Woodland Invitational Tournament...
OIT: Chaffee routs Richland, Oran moves on (12/03/13)
ORAN -- Led by Peyton Montgomery's 24 points the second-seeded Chaffee Red Devils dominated Richland in a 90-41 win that propels them into the semifinals. After taking an eight-point lead into the second quarter the Red Devils outscored the Rebels 35-16 to close out the half with a 27-point advantage...
December 3, 2013 Scoreboard (12/03/13)
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SCAA varsity boys basketball hoops roundup: Bernie cruises by Campbell (12/03/13)
BERNIE, Mo. - The top-seeded Bernie Mules dominated the final three quarters of play Monday night after a slow start against eighth-seeded Campbell. Bernie outscored Campbell by at least 16 points in each of the last three quarters after winning the first quarter 13-12 on its way to a 78-28 win...
OIT: Chaffee routs Richland, Oran moves on (12/03/13)
ORAN -- Led by Peyton Montgomery's 24 points the second-seeded Chaffee Red Devils dominated Richland in a 90-41 win that propels them into the semifinals. After taking an eight-point lead into the second quarter the Red Devils outscored the Rebels 35-16 to close out the half with a 27-point advantage...
High school roundup: Top seeds move on with ease at Oran Invitational (12/03/13)
The top three seeds advanced forcefully through the opening round of the Oran Invitational on Monday night. Top-seeded Oran cruised to a 94-36 victory over No. 8 Bell City; No. 2 Chaffee rolled to a 90-41 win over No. 7 Richland; and No. 3 Scott County Central posted a 74-29 victory over No. 6 Kelly...
December 2, 2013 Scoreboard (12/02/13)
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Basketball Preview: Bloomfield Wildcats (11/28/13)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats varsity boys basketball program enters the 2013-14 season with a slew of players hungry to obtain a starting position. Bloomfield returns no starters off of last season's varsity squad that finished 12-15. "We are awfully young," Bloomfield third-year coach Jason Karnes said. ...
Basketball Preview: Richland Rebels (11/28/13)
ESSEX, Mo. - Richland Rebels second-year varsity boys basketball coach Matt Cline enters the 2013-14 season with a new group of leaders. The Rebels graduated three seniors off of last season's squad, including six-foot-eleven standout center Richard Forshee, who signed to play college basketball at Crowley's Ridge College in Paragould, Ark...
Basketball Preview: Richland Rebels (11/28/13)
ESSEX, Mo. - Richland Rebels second-year varsity boys basketball coach Matt Cline enters the 2013-14 season with a new group of leaders. The Rebels graduated three seniors off of last season's squad, including six-foot-eleven standout center Richard Forshee, who signed to play college basketball at Crowley's Ridge College in Paragould, Ark...
Richland Rebels have to replace 'big' part of offense (11/27/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com ESSEX -- If the Richland Rebels want to improve on last season's 6-17 mark they'll have to replace one of the most physically imposing players in southeast Missouri. Lost to graduation after a 87-47 loss to Leopold in the Class 1, District 2 semifinals was the 6-11 Richard Forshee, who averaged 21 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks per game his senior season...
Richland Rebels have to replace 'big' part of offense (11/27/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com ESSEX -- If the Richland Rebels want to improve on last season's 6-17 mark they'll have to replace one of the most physically imposing players in southeast Missouri. Lost to graduation after a 87-47 loss to Leopold in the Class 1, District 2 semifinals was the 6-11 Richard Forshee, who averaged 21 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks per game his senior season...
Dexter 7th grade, Puxico 8th grade claim SCAA boys basketball titles (11/20/13)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Dexter seventh grade and Puxico eighth grade boys basketball teams took home top prizes at the SCAA middle school basketball tournaments Tuesday night at Bloomfield. Third-seeded Puxico collected its second straight upset win when it edged top-seeded Dexter 49-47 in overtime in the eighth grade title game...
Dexter, Puxico & Bernie advance to middle school SCAA hoops finals (11/19/13)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The championships are set at the SCAA seventh and eighth grade boys basketball tournaments following semifinal action Monday night. Top-seeded Dexter will square off against second-seeded Bernie in the seventh grade championship Tuesday at 6:45 p.m. at Bloomfield and top-seeded Dexter will face third-seeded Puxico in the eighth grade championship Tuesday at 8 p.m...
Dexter sweeps Richland in boys middle school hoops (11/05/13)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter seventh grade boys basketball team beat Richland 57-13 Monday night. Dexter won the eighth grade boys game against Richland 59-10 Monday. Richland will host Zalma Tuesday and Dexter will host Bloomfield Thursday View box scores from Monday's games at Dexter below:...
Dexter sweeps Richland in boys middle school hoops (11/05/13)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter seventh grade boys basketball team beat Richland 57-13 Monday night. Dexter won the eighth grade boys game against Richland 59-10 Monday. Richland will host Zalma Tuesday and Dexter will host Bloomfield Thursday View box scores from Monday's games at Dexter below:...
Bernie, Bloomfield, Dexter and Woodland survive opening day of volleyball playoffs (10/29/13)
Dexter advances to Class 3 district semifinal: CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity volleyball team moved one step closer to a district title Monday with a 25-7, 25-12, quarterfinal win against sixth-seeded Doniphan. Dexter tallied 30 of its 50 points on kills. Shyann Jines led the Bearcats with 11 kills. Jessica Lindsey added eight more...
Dexter claims SCAA volleyball titles (10/19/13)
Note: 32 Photos of Friday's championship games are available in a photo gallery at this link: See Photos HEre BERNIE, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity volleyball team waited most of its season to secure a three-set victory and finally got it Friday night in the championship of the SCAA volleyball tournament against the host Bernie Mules...
Dexter, Bernie advance to SCAA volleyball finals (10/18/13)
BERNIE, Mo. - Nearby rivals will square off in the SCAA varsity volleyball tournament championship Friday night after securing semifinal victories in their respective matches Thursday. The top-seeded Dexter Bearcats extended its winning streak to a baker's dozen with a 25-17, 25-19, semifinal win against the fourth-seeded Advance Hornets in the first varsity semifinal Thursday...
High school roundup: Jackson soccer routs Central (10/17/13)
The Jackson boys soccer team exploded Wednesday night for a huge revenge victory over rival Central. Jackson routed the visiting Tigers 5-0, less than a month after Central slipped past the Indians 3-2 in double overtime on Sept. 24 in Cape Girardeau...
Advance, Bernie advance to semifinals of SCAA varsity volleyball tournament (10/16/13)
BERNIE, Mo. - Upsets were absent for a second straight day in the varsity bracket of the SCAA volleyball tournament Tuesday night at Bernie. The third-seeded Bernie Mules beat the sixth seeded Bloomfield Wildcats 25-17, 25-22, and the fourth-seeded Advance Hornets eliminated the fifth-seeded Puxico Indians 25-21, 25-23...
Richland sweeps Leopold in middle school boys basketball (10/16/13)
Note: All information provided by school officials. Schools may e-mail results to dward@dailystatesman.com each night after a game. ESSEX, Mo. - The Richland Rebels middle school boys basketball program collected a season-opening sweep against the Leopold Wildcats Tuesday night...
Richland sweeps Leopold in middle school boys basketball (10/16/13)
Note: All information and photos provided by school officials. Schools may e-mail results to dward@dailystatesman.com each night after a game. ESSEX, Mo. - The Richland Rebels middle school boys basketball program collected a season-opening sweep against the Leopold Wildcats Tuesday night...
Dexter, Woodland cruise to semifinals of SCAA volleyball tournament (10/15/13)
Note: 34 Photos of Day 1 of the SCAA volleyball tournament are available in a gallery at this link: View Photos Here BERNIE, Mo. - The top-seeded Dexter Bearcats booked its spot in the varsity SCAA Tournament semifinals Monday afternoon with a 25-1, 25-9, win against the eighth-seeded Richland Rebels...
October 11, 2013 Scoreboard (10/11/13)
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SCAA middle school basketball schedules (10/11/13)
Advance Boys --- Bell City Boys --- Bernie Boys --- Bloomfield Boys --- Dexter Boys --- Dexter Girls --- Puxico Boys --- Puxico Girls (remaining games) --- Richland Boys --- Woodland Boys --- Woodland Girls (remaining games)...
SCAA middle school basketball schedules (10/11/13)
Advance Boys --- Bell City Boys --- Bernie Boys --- Bloomfield Boys --- Dexter Boys --- Dexter Girls --- Puxico Boys --- Puxico Girls (remaining games) --- Richland Boys --- Woodland Boys --- Woodland Girls (remaining games)...
Oct. 4, 2013 Scoreboard (10/04/13)
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Prep Roundup: Sikeston volleyball falls to Jackson (09/25/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON (SMNS) -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs volleyball team remain winless following Tuesday's match against Jackson. Jackson's Chelsea Fowler had seven kills and six digs as the Lady Bulldogs fell in two sets, 25-13 and 25-13, on the road...
Dexter volleyball team cruises past Richland (09/25/13)
ESSEX, Mo. - The Dexter varsity volleyball team improved to 4-0 in SCAA regular season play Tuesday night with a 25-8, 25-8, win at Richland. Dexter tallied 24 of its points on kills and eight on aces. Shyann Jines led Dexter in aces with three. Alyssa Spear and Jessica Lindsey each added two more. Delaney Pullen tallied one ace...
Richland set to begin play in Gideon volleyball tournament Thursday (09/25/13)
The schedule has been released for the Gideon varsity volleyball tournament. The 16-team tournament will take place Sept. 26-28 at Gideon High School. Pool play for the tournament will take place Thursday and Friday. Pool play will consist of two rally scoring games to 25 with a cap of 27...
Richland set to begin play in Gideon volleyball tournament Thursday (09/25/13)
The schedule has been released for the Gideon varsity volleyball tournament. The 16-team tournament will take place Sept. 26-28 at Gideon High School. Pool play for the tournament will take place Thursday and Friday. Pool play will consist of two rally scoring games to 25 with a cap of 27...
Sept. 20, 2013 Scoreboard (09/20/13)
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Stoddard County roundup (Sept. 16): (09/18/13)
All results reported to Daily Statesman by midnight Monday.
Richland volleyball team in action (09/17/13)
Briefly: Dexter volleyball team places 2nd at 48-team Dig for Life Classic (09/15/13)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter varsity volleyball team placed second at the 48- team Dig for Life Classic in Cape Girardeau, Mo., Saturday night. Notre Dame defeated Dexter 26-28, 25-20, 25-18, in the gold bracket championship to claim the title for a second straight season...
Dig for Life bracket play results (09/15/13)
SATURDAY Gold bracket First round St. Vincent def. Advance 25-17, 26-24 Jefferson def. Bernie 25-19, 25-23 Clearwater def. New Haven 25-16, 17-25, 25-22. Notre Dame def. Eminence 25-16, 25-17. Dexter def. Jackson 25-18, 25-18. Saxony Lutheran def. Lesterville 25-19, 25-23...
2013 Richland (Essex) Volleyball Schedule (08/28/13)
Seniors look to lead Richland volleyball program (08/27/13)
Richland volleyball coach Lisa Taylor thought the 2012 season would be her last season as head coach. The six seniors on the 2013 Richland varsity squad changed her mind. "I've been with these kids since junior high," Taylor said. "They are a great group of girls. ...
Seniors look to lead Richland volleyball program (08/27/13)
Richland volleyball coach Lisa Taylor thought the 2012 season would be her last season as head coach. The six seniors on the 2013 Richland varsity squad changed her mind. "I've been with these kids since junior high," Taylor said. "They are a great group of girls. ...
Fall Sports Preview: Bloomfield Wildcats volleyball team (08/16/13)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats volleyball program will enter the 2013 season with a sufficient supply of juniors. All nine players on the 2013 varsity squad are entering their junior year of high school. "Last year was a rebuilding year because we lost a good, strong senior group the year before," Bloomfield coach Starla Pulley said. ...
Richland grads Forshee and Kleffer set to reunite on basketball court at CRC (08/13/13)
Richland basketball standouts Ryan Kleffer and Richard Forshee will once again have the opportunity to wear the same uniform when the 2013-14 college basketball season kicks off. Kleffer, a 2011 Richland graduate, and Forshee, a 2013 Richland grad, have both committed to play basketball at Crowley's Ridge College in Paragould, Ark...
Richland grads Forshee and Kleffer set to reunite on basketball court at CRC (08/13/13)
Richland basketball standouts Ryan Kleffer and Richard Forshee will once again have the opportunity to wear the same uniform when the 2013-14 college basketball season kicks off. Kleffer, a 2011 Richland graduate, and Forshee, a 2013 Richland grad, have both committed to play basketball at Crowley's Ridge College in Paragould, Ark...
Local teams to compete in Rib City Shootout this weekend (07/11/13)
The schedule is set for this weekend's boys basketball Rib City Shootout in Stoddard County. 103 basketball games are scheduled to take place on seven courts Friday. 69 basketball games will take place on six courts Saturday. Games will be played at the Dexter Bearcat Event Center, Dexter Middle School Gymnasium, Dexter High School Gymnasium, Dexter Southwest Elementary Gymnasium and Bloomfield High School Gymnasium...
All-state baseball team released (06/12/13)
The Missouri Baseball Coaches Association recently released its 2013 all-state baseball team. Seven players from Dunklin or Pemiscot County received recognition on the team. Cooter senior Brandon Bridges was selected first-team all-state as a pitcher in Class 1. Cooter sophomore Riley Hickerson was selected honorable mention all-state as a DH/utility player...
Kelly, Charleston advance to semifinals (05/13/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- At the time, four runs in the top of the seventh inning was just icing on the cake on a win for the Kelly Hawks. As it would turn out, the initial insurance runs proved to be the difference as the Hawks escaped with a 7-4 upset win over third-seeded East Prairie Saturday during the first round of the Class 3, District 2 tournament at Hillhouse Park in Charleston...
High school roundup: Central baseball team falls to Windsor rally (04/16/13)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
April 15, 2013 Scoreboard (04/15/13)
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Taylor to play college volleyball (02/27/13)
Baylee Taylor, a senior at Richland High School, recently signed her Letter of Intent to play volleyball at Crowley's Ridge College. Crowley Ridge College head volleyball coach Cindy Henry (back row left), along with Principal Cindy Rhodes (back row center), Superintendent Frank Killian (back row right) and Baylee's parents, John and Lisa Taylor, were in attendance to witness the signing. ...
Defending champion SCC moves on to district final (02/20/13)
SIKESTON -- They opened their semifinals matchup in electric style. Now they'll have to pull a shocker to continue their Class 1 title defense. Following a 76-55 win over Oak Ridge Tuesday, the Scott County Central Braves will face the district's No. 1 seed Leopold on Thursday for the Class 1, District 2 championship at Scott County Central High School...
Leopold boys basketball team sets new school win mark on way to district final (02/20/13)
MORLEY, Mo. -- The Leopold boys basketball team became the first team in school history to win 24 games in a season Tuesday night. The top-seeded Wildcats dispatched Richland 87-47 in the semifinal round of the Class 1 District 2 tournament at Scott County Central to improve to 24-2 on the season...
Leopold sets new win mark on way to district final (02/20/13)
MORLEY, Mo. -- The Leopold boys basketball team became the first team in school history to win 24 games in a season Tuesday night. The top-seeded Wildcats dispatched Richland 87-47 in the semifinal round of the Class 1 District 2 tournament at Scott County Central to improve to 24-2 on the season...
February 19, 2013 Scoreboard (02/19/13)
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Top seeds roll in district openers (02/17/13)
There wasn't much drama in the opening round of the Class 1 District 2 tournament Saturday at Scott County Central. Top-seeded Leopold won in dominating fashion, defeating The Fulton School at St. Albans 96-16. The win was the 23rd of the season for the Wildcats, which tied the school record for a season...
Class 1, District 2 (02/16/13)
The Scott County Central Braves took down Bell City in the opening round of the Class 1, District 2 tournament at Scott County Central High School 101-73.
February 14, 2013 Scoreboard (02/14/13)
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Rebels breeze by Kelly 79-39 (02/06/13)
ESSEX -- Getting a combined 56 points from senior Richard Forshee and sophomore Marcus Grayson, the Richland Rebels rolled to a 79-39 win over the Kelly Hawks Tuesday at Richland High School. "I was much happier tonight with the way we got out and covered the perimeter than I was our last game," Richland head coach Matt Cline said. "We didn't give up things lazy and we had them a little outsized inside...
Rebels breeze by Kelly 79-39 (02/06/13)
ESSEX -- Getting a combined 56 points from senior Richard Forshee and sophomore Marcus Grayson, the Richland Rebels rolled to a 79-39 win over the Kelly Hawks Tuesday at Richland High School. "I was much happier tonight with the way we got out and covered the perimeter than I was our last game," Richland head coach Matt Cline said. "We didn't give up things lazy and we had them a little outsized inside...
February 5, 2013 Scoreboard (02/05/13)
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Risco outruns Rebels 96-76 (02/02/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com ESSEX -- When Risco took the floor against Richland on Friday it didn't take the Tigers long to realize they had their work cut out for them with Rebel senior Richard Forshee guarding the paint. Forshee, listed at 6-11, towers over even the tallest Tiger by a good 11 inches, which meant plenty of easy inside buckets for the Rebels and limited second chances for Risco...
Risco outruns Rebels 96-76 (02/02/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com ESSEX -- When Risco took the floor against Richland on Friday it didn't take the Tigers long to realize they had their work cut out for them with Rebel senior Richard Forshee guarding the paint. Forshee, listed at 6-11, towers over even the tallest Tiger by a good 11 inches, which meant plenty of easy inside buckets for the Rebels and limited second chances for Risco...
February 1, 2013 Scoreboard (02/01/13)
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January 21, 2013 Scoreboard (01/21/13)
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19-and-older Charleston Riverdogs baseball team set to return to southeast Missouri this summer (01/19/13)
College-level baseball players will have the opportunity to play closer to home this summer. The Charleston Riverdogs 19-and-older collegiate-level baseball team is organizing and will be holding tryouts in April. The time, date and location of the tryouts has not been determined at this time...
High school roundup: Advance defeats Notre Dame boys basketball team (01/18/13)
All the local high school results reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
January 17, 2013 Scoreboard (01/17/13)
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Host sites of basketball state playoff games released (01/15/13)
The host sites of district tournaments and state playoff games have been released for the 2013 Missouri high school state basketball playoffs. Class 1, 2 and 3 boys and girls district tournaments will take place the week of Feb.16-22. Class 1, District 1, will feature Clarkton, Delta C-7, Gideon, Koshkonong, Naylor, North Pemiscot, Risco and Southland. Gideon will host Class 1, District 1...
High school roundup: Indian swimmers win own Jackson Relays swim meet (01/13/13)
All the local high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
January 11, 2013 Scoreboard (01/11/13)
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Portageville's late comeback falls short at the buzzer against Bernie (12/29/12)
BLOOMFIELD -- Plagued by a slow start, the Portageville Bulldogs watched a 3-pointer at the buzzer fall short against Bernie on Friday to seal a 53-50 loss in the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament quarterfinals. "That first eight minutes ended up being decisive tonight," Portageville head coach Jason Irby said. "I really can't explain why we came out so flat...
Malden, Saxony, Doniphan and Puxico advance to consolation semifinals at BCT (12/29/12)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The consolation semifinals are set at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament following quarterfinal action in the consolation bracket Friday. No. 13 seeded Puxico collected a 59-57 upset-win against No. 12 seeded Dexter in Game 1 Friday...
According to plan (12/28/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- Led by 23 points from Dion Foster, the seventh-seeded Portageville Bulldogs held off a second half charge by 10th-seeded Doniphan for a 65-55 win in the opening round of the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament...
December 28, 2012 Scoreboard (12/28/12)
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According to plan (12/28/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- Led by 23 points from Dion Foster, the seventh-seeded Portageville Bulldogs held off a second half charge by 10th-seeded Doniphan for a 65-55 win in the opening round of the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament...
Bloomfield's OT win highlight of Day 1 (12/28/12)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Bloomfield Christmas Tournament officials sure know how to play a crowd. After a ho-hum first seven games to open day one of the 56th annual event, fans were energized in the finale as host Bloomfield used a last-second basket by Brett Ruch to pull out a 58-56 overtime win against Malden to send fans home eagerly awaiting today's games...
Kennett beats Richland 87-39 in Bloomfield Christmas Tournament opener (12/28/12)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The top-seeded Kennett Indians displayed nearly all of its offensive weapons against the No. 16 seeded Richland Rebels in the opening-game of the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament Thursday morning. Nine of the 11 Indians' players listed in the Kennett score book scored. Six Kennett players calculated at least 10 points...
Kennett beats Richland 87-39 in Bloomfield Christmas Tournament opener (12/28/12)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The top-seeded Kennett Indians displayed nearly all of its offensive weapons against the No. 16 seeded Richland Rebels in the opening-game of the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament Thursday morning. Nine of the 11 Indians' players listed in the Kennett score book scored. Six Kennett players calculated at least 10 points...
December 27, 2012 Scoreboard (12/27/12)
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'Cats pick up much needed win (12/16/12)
Dexter was in desperate need of a win and they finally got it. Chase Young and DJ Dowdy combined for 43 points as the Bearcats snapped and 0-5 start to the season with a 73-40 win over Richland Friday night at the Bearcat Event Center. Young scored a game-high 22 points, while Dowdy dropped in 21. Both players connected on two 3-pointers...
Seedings released for Bloomfield Christmas Tournament (12/15/12)
The seedings were released for the 16-team Bloomfield Christmas Tournament following the seed-meeting Saturday morning. All five teams from the Bootheel Conference that participate in the Bloomfield Tournament were seeded in the top eight. Kennett received the No. 1 seed, Hayti received the No. 3 seed, South Pemiscot received the No. 4 seed, Portageville received the No. 7 seed and Malden received the No. 8 seed...
NMCC handles Doniphan, Risco takes third in Clarkton Holiday tourney (12/15/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com DONIPHAN -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles defeated Doniphan 61-40 Friday. Sophomore Willie Jimerson had another strong outing scoring a game-high 28 points to lead the Eagles. NMCC led 19-13 after the first quarter and eventually held a 34-20 lead at halftime. The Eagles never trailed again...
December 14, 2012 Scoreboard (12/14/12)
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Kennett, Malden, and Holcomb among baseball teams changing districts (12/13/12)
Multiple baseball districts in the Missouri Bootheel will have new teams when district baseball tournaments begin this spring. For the past decade Missouri baseball teams have competed in one of four classes in the state baseball playoffs. The class each team competes in is determined by the high school enrollments of every baseball team in Missouri...
Malden pulls upset over Red Devils (11/28/12)
ORAN -- Plagued by a slow start, the Chaffee Red Devils were handed the first upset of the Oran Invitational Tournament on Monday in their quarterfinal matchup against fifth-seeded Malden. Despite cutting a 17-point fourth quarter deficit to five in the final minutes, the Red Devils were ultimately undone by a 41-point effort from Malden sophomore Cortez Dobbins as the Green Wave held on for a 67-57 win...
Green Wave turns back rally by Chaffee boys basketball team (11/28/12)
The Red Devils fell 67-57 in the first round of the Oran Invitational
OIT kicks off (11/27/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Looking to provide the first upset in this year's Oran Invitational Tournament the sixth-seeded Kelly Hawks couldn't finish off a fourth quarter push to best third-seeded Advance. After allowing the Hawks to close within five points in the final minutes of Monday's quarterfinal contest, the Hornets once again pulled away to close out a 67-56 win...
OIT kicks off (11/27/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Looking to provide the first upset in this year's Oran Invitational Tournament the sixth-seeded Kelly Hawks couldn't finish off a fourth quarter push to best third-seeded Advance. After allowing the Hawks to close within five points in the final minutes of Monday's quarterfinal contest, the Hornets once again pulled away to close out a 67-56 win...
High school roundup: Leopold debuts with win in Woodland tournament (11/27/12)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
2012 Basketball Preview: Stoddard County Athletic Association (11/24/12)
ADVANCE: Last season's record: 17-10 Last season's SCAA record 6-1 Advance should be in store for a very good season. The Hornets, under the direction of coach Andrew Halford, return eight players from last year's team that went 17-10 and 6-1 in SCAA play...
2012 Basketball Preview: Stoddard County Athletic Association (11/24/12)
ADVANCE: Last season's record: 17-10 Last season's SCAA record 6-1 Advance should be in store for a very good season. The Hornets, under the direction of coach Andrew Halford, return eight players from last year's team that went 17-10 and 6-1 in SCAA play...
2012-2013 Richland Boys Basketball Schedule (11/15/12)
DANGER: Doctors say cheerleading needs safety rules (10/25/12)
CHICAGO -- Cheerleading isn't just jumping and waving pompoms -- it has become as athletic and potentially as dangerous as a sport and should be designated one to improve safety, the nation's leading group of pediatricians says. The number of cheerleaders injured each year has climbed dramatically in the last two decades. Common stunts that pose risks include tossing and flipping cheerleaders in the air and creating human pyramids that reach 15 feet high or more...
October 22, 2012 Scoreboard (10/22/12)
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High school roundup: Notre Dame tennis duo qualifies for state tourney (10/10/12)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Oct. 9, 2012 Scoreboard (10/09/12)
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No suprises on opening day of annual SCAA tournament (10/09/12)
BELL CITY -- The Stoddard County Activities Association's (SCAA) annual volleyball tournament got underway Monday at Bell City and there were no surprises on opening day. First-round play will continue today in the varsity bracket as No. 1 seed Advance will take on host and No. ...
High school roundup: Notre Dame swims past Jackson in dual (09/18/12)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
Dig for Life Challenge volleyball tourney results: Southland places second in bronze bracket (09/10/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Southland Lady Rebels varsity volleyball team took home a second-play trophy at the 48-team Dig for Life Challenge volleyball tournament in Cape Girardeau, Mo,. Saturday. Puxico defeated Southland 25-12, 25-18, in the bronze bracket championship...
Digs 4 Life tourney under way (09/08/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A total of 48 teams are competing in the SEMO Digs 4 Life Tournament this weekend at both Notre Dame High School and the Show Me Center. Play started Friday and will wrap up Saturday. Friday's results are as follows: Kennett defeated Oak Ridge 25-21, 25-20...
Lady Bearcats waste little time against Richland (08/28/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- It didn't take the Dexter Lady Bearcats long to notch their first win under new head coach Carmen Morgan. Starting a busy first week of the season against the Richland Lady Rebels Monday, Dexter was able to jump ahead early in both sets to sweep the match 25-3, 25-7...
Lady Bearcats waste little time against Richland (08/28/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- It didn't take the Dexter Lady Bearcats long to notch their first win under new head coach Carmen Morgan. Starting a busy first week of the season against the Richland Lady Rebels Monday, Dexter was able to jump ahead early in both sets to sweep the match 25-3, 25-7...
Dexter takes easy win over Richland in season-opener for both schools (08/28/12)
Dexter's Lady Bearcats cruised to an easy win over Richland, 25-3, 25-7, in the season-opener for both schools Monday at the Bearcat Event Center. The Lady 'Cats were never challenged against their Stoddard County Activities Association (SCAA) opponent as they notched the first win for new head coach Carmen Morgan, who as returned from retirement to pace the sidelines once more...