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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...
Final boys Rib City Shootout of summer begins Friday at Dexter (07/09/14)
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...
Latest updated Rib City Shootout Schedule (July 11-12) (07/11/14)
The schedule has been released for the final Rib City boys basketball tournament this summer. The event is slated for Friday and Saturday at Dexter. Games will be played at the Bearcat Event Center, Dexter Middle School Gymnasium, Dexter High School Gymnasium and Southwest Elementary Gymnasium...
2014 All-Standard Democrat Baseball Team (07/05/14)
FIRST TEAM Pitcher: Doug Still, Sr., Sikeston Catcher: Cody Payne, Sr., Chaffee Infield: Austin Godwin, Sr., NMCC Infield: Colton Black, Sr., Sikeston Infield: Gavin O'Brien, Sr., Sikeston Infield: Devon Yahn, Sr., Chaffee Outfield: Palmer Campbell, Fr., NMCC...
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. ...
Berry named Tri-County Conference Player of the Year (05/16/14)
Fresh off of a Tri-County Conference Tournament championship, the Gideon Lady Bulldogs received some nice honors from the conference. Pitcher Breanna Berry was named the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year, while head coach Craig Earnheart was named the conference's Coach of the Year after leading the Lady Bulldogs past North Pemiscot in the tournament championship game...
Berry named Tri-County Conference Player of the Year (05/16/14)
Fresh off of a Tri-County Conference Tournament championship, the Gideon Lady Bulldogs received some nice honors from the conference. Pitcher Breanna Berry was named the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year, while head coach Craig Earnheart was named the conference's Coach of the Year after leading the Lady Bulldogs past North Pemiscot in the tournament championship game...
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...
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.
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.
PREP ROUNDUP: Pavy's big day lifts Risco past Gideon, Chaffee downs Charleston (04/24/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com GIDEON -- Jordon Pavy got the win on the mound and led Risco at the plate during the Tigers' 11-7 Tri-County Conference win over Gideon. After entering in the third inning Pavy pitched four scoreless innings where he struck out four. He also went 3 for 4 at the dish hitting two doubles and a triple while scoring four runs...
PREP ROUNDUP: Pavy's big day lifts Risco past Gideon, Chaffee downs Charleston (04/24/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com GIDEON -- Jordon Pavy got the win on the mound and led Risco at the plate during the Tigers' 11-7 Tri-County Conference win over Gideon. After entering in the third inning Pavy pitched four scoreless innings where he struck out four. He also went 3 for 4 at the dish hitting two doubles and a triple while scoring four runs...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston golf team takes fourth at SEMO tournament (04/23/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Sikeston's Gabe Wheeler tied for seventh place during Tuesday's SEMO Conference golf meet as the Bulldogs took fourth as a team in the large school division at the Dalhousie Golf Club in Cape Girardeau...
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...
PREP ROUNDUP: NMCC walk off winners over Jackson 8-7 (04/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Thanks to a walk-off single from senior Austin Lynn, the New Madrid County Eagles completed a three-run comeback on the Jackson indians for a 8-7 win on Thursday. After going into the seventh tied at 5-5, the Indians got a bases loaded single in the top of the frame to drive in two runs...
PREP ROUNDUP: NMCC walk off winners over Jackson 8-7 (04/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Thanks to a walk-off single from senior Austin Lynn, the New Madrid County Eagles completed a three-run comeback on the Jackson indians for a 8-7 win on Thursday. After going into the seventh tied at 5-5, the Indians got a bases loaded single in the top of the frame to drive in two runs...
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...
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...
Mitchell leads all-region team (04/04/14)
The 2014 southeast Missouri all-region basketball teams were released Thursday evening, and the Bootheel is well-represented on the squad. Kennett's Kevonte Mitchell, Cortez Dobbins of Malden, Caruthersville's Darrell Monroe, Anthony Primer of South Pemiscot and Hayti's Frankie Burden were first-team selections for the boys, while Carrie Shephard of South Pemiscot was a first-teamer on the girls side...
PREP ROUNDUP: Oran routs Bluejays in five innings (04/04/14)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- The Oran Eagles pounded out 13 hits on their way to a 14-0 victory over Charleston Thursday in five innings. Hunter Schlosser led the Eagles (2-2) with three hits and two RBIs. Seth Ressel earned the win on the mound after striking out six and walking one. Ressel also went 2 for 3 with a double at the plate...
Lady Tribe fires on all cylinders against Dexter (04/04/14)
Every once in a while, a softball team just has one of those days where everything falls into place. Tuesday was one of those days for the Kennett Lady Indians. The Lady Tribe scored nine runs in the first two innings, giving pitcher Madison Pickens all the support that she would need in tossing a one-hit, 11-0 shutout of the Dexter Lady Bearcats at Indian Park...
PREP ROUNDUP: Oran routs Bluejays in five innings (04/04/14)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- The Oran Eagles pounded out 13 hits on their way to a 14-0 victory over Charleston Thursday in five innings. Hunter Schlosser led the Eagles (2-2) with three hits and two RBIs. Seth Ressel earned the win on the mound after striking out six and walking one. Ressel also went 2 for 3 with a double at the plate...
PREP ROUNDUP: NMCC baseball gets first hit, win of the season (04/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- After being no-hit in each of their two games this season the New Madrid County Central Eagles got things going Tuesday in a 4-3 win over Charleston. The Bluejays scored a run in each of the first three innings while a three-run outburst by the Eagles in the top of the second left things knotted at 3-3 going into the fourth...
PREP ROUNDUP: NMCC baseball gets first hit, win of the season (04/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- After being no-hit in each of their two games this season the New Madrid County Central Eagles got things going Tuesday in a 4-3 win over Charleston. The Bluejays scored a run in each of the first three innings while a three-run outburst by the Eagles in the top of the second left things knotted at 3-3 going into the fourth...
High school roundup: Below pitches, bats Advance baseball to season-opening victory (03/26/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
March 24, 2014 Scoreboard (03/24/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: McCormick strikes out 18 in Woodland's season-opening win (03/23/14)
The Woodland baseball team defeated Oak Ridge 7-5 in the season opener for both teams on Friday afternoon. Ben McCormick recorded the complete-game win for the host Cardinals. He struck out 18 batters and walked eight and also added a triple at the plate...
High school roundup: McCormick strikes out 18 in Woodland's season-opening win (03/23/14)
The Woodland baseball team defeated Oak Ridge 7-5 in the season opener for both teams on Friday afternoon. Ben McCormick recorded the complete-game win for the host Cardinals. He struck out 18 batters and walked eight and also added a triple at the plate...
Tri-County recognizes its top players (03/18/14)
Several Tri-County players also named Class 1 all-district
Risco senior Jordon Pavy was named the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year and was also the highest vote getter for the Class 1, District 1 all-district team. Those two selections add to Pavy's already stellar senior campaign. Before the season was over, he would finish his career as Risco's second-leading scorer of all-time. Pavy averaged 25.8 points, 7.8 rebounds, 4.8 assists and three steals a game for the 17-9 Tigers...
Tri-County recognizes its top players (03/18/14)
Several Tri-County players also named Class 1 all-district
Risco senior Jordon Pavy was named the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year and was also the highest vote getter for the Class 1, District 1 all-district team. Those two selections add to Pavy's already stellar senior campaign. Before the season was over, he would finish his career as Risco's second-leading scorer of all-time. Pavy averaged 25.8 points, 7.8 rebounds, 4.8 assists and three steals a game for the 17-9 Tigers...
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...
Tri-County Conference and Class 1, District 1 teams released (03/13/14)
Risco senior Jordon Pavy was named the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year and was also the highest vote getter for the Class 1, District 1 all-district team. Those two selections add to Pavy's already stellar senior campaign. Before the season was over, he would finish his career as Risco's second-leading scorer of all-time. Pavy averaged 25.8 points, 7.8 rebounds, 4.8 assists and three steals a game for the 17-9 Tigers...
Tri-County Conference and Class 1, District 1 teams released (03/13/14)
Risco senior Jordon Pavy was named the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year and was also the highest vote getter for the Class 1, District 1 all-district team. Those two selections add to Pavy's already stellar senior campaign. Before the season was over, he would finish his career as Risco's second-leading scorer of all-time. Pavy averaged 25.8 points, 7.8 rebounds, 4.8 assists and three steals a game for the 17-9 Tigers...
Clarkton ends Risco's district title streak 82-73 (02/28/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- A span of 18 seconds was enough to close the book on Risco's district reign. A flurry of seven points in under 20 seconds was the blow Clarkton needed to halt Risco's streak of four consecutive district titles and led to an 82-73 victory Thursday during the Class 1, District 1 championship game in front of a raucous crowd at Risco High School...
Late surge lifts Reindeer over Risco (02/28/14)
RISCO, Mo. -- Five years ago, Dustin Ferguson led the Clarkton Reindeer to their last MSHSAA Class 1, District 1 championship in boys basketball as a senior star at guard. Thursday night, he led them to another one, this time as their head coach. The top-seeded Reindeer (17-9) rallied from an eight-point third-quarter deficit to get past the No. 2 Risco Tigers 82-73 at Roy Hon Gymnasium and end the Tigers' run of four straight District 1 championships...
Late surge lifts Reindeer over Risco (02/28/14)
RISCO, Mo. -- Five years ago, Dustin Ferguson led the Clarkton Reindeer to their last MSHSAA Class 1, District 1 championship in boys basketball as a senior star at guard. Thursday night, he led them to another one, this time as their head coach. The top-seeded Reindeer (17-9) rallied from an eight-point third-quarter deficit to get past the No. 2 Risco Tigers 82-73 at Roy Hon Gymnasium and end the Tigers' run of four straight District 1 championships...
Clarkton ends Risco's district title streak 82-73 (02/28/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- A span of 18 seconds was enough to close the book on Risco's district reign. A flurry of seven points in under 20 seconds was the blow Clarkton needed to halt Risco's streak of four consecutive district titles and led to an 82-73 victory Thursday during the Class 1, District 1 championship game in front of a raucous crowd at Risco High School...
PREP ROUNDUP: Pavy makes history as Risco advances to sixth-straight title game (02/26/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- Senior Jordon Pavy became Risco High School's No. 2 all-time leading scorer during the Tigers' 60-52 win over Delta C7 at the Class 1, District 1 tournament Tuesday at Risco High School. Pavy finished with a game-high 26 points to lead the Tigers, who held a slim 40-38 lead going into the fourth quarter...
Clarkton, Risco punch tickets to district championship game (02/26/14)
RISCO, Mo. -- The top-seeded Clarkton Reindeer sprinted out to a 26-point halftime lead as they punched their ticket to the Class 1, District 1 championship game in boys basketball with an 87-71 win over the No. 5 Naylor Eagles here Tuesday night. The Reindeer (16-9) will face the second-seeded Risco Tigers Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Risco defeated Delta C7 60-52 in the other semifinal on Tuesday night...
Clarkton, Risco punch tickets to district championship game (02/26/14)
RISCO, Mo. -- The top-seeded Clarkton Reindeer sprinted out to a 26-point halftime lead as they punched their ticket to the Class 1, District 1 championship game in boys basketball with an 87-71 win over the No. 5 Naylor Eagles here Tuesday night. The Reindeer (16-9) will face the second-seeded Risco Tigers Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Risco defeated Delta C7 60-52 in the other semifinal on Tuesday night...
PREP ROUNDUP: Pavy makes history as Risco advances to sixth-straight title game (02/26/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- Senior Jordon Pavy became Risco High School's No. 2 all-time leading scorer during the Tigers' 60-52 win over Delta C7 at the Class 1, District 1 tournament Tuesday at Risco High School. Pavy finished with a game-high 26 points to lead the Tigers, who held a slim 40-38 lead going into the fourth quarter...
Risco knocks off Koshkonong in first round 82-45 (02/25/14)
standard-democrat.com RISCO -- The Risco Tigers moved their way into the Class 1, District 1 semifinals following an 82-45 win over Koshkonong Monday at Risco High School. Risco, the second seed, was led by Jordon Pavy's 28 points. Brandon Bixler and Josh Earnheart added 17 and 14 each...
February 25, 2014 Scoreboard (02/25/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Risco knocks off Koshkonong in first round 82-45 (02/25/14)
standard-democrat.com RISCO -- The Risco Tigers moved their way into the Class 1, District 1 semifinals following an 82-45 win over Koshkonong Monday at Risco High School. Risco, the second seed, was led by Jordon Pavy's 28 points. Brandon Bixler and Josh Earnheart added 17 and 14 each...
Postseason arrives for area's smaller schools (02/22/14)
Dustin Ferguson did not take too long to celebrate after his Clarkton Reindeer wrapped up the Tri-County Conference regular season title Wednesday night. Before the night was even over, Ferguson was watching film of the last meeting between his team and Risco, both of whom are the top seeds in the Class 1, District 1 Tournament that kicks off Monday at Risco...
Postseason arrives for area's smaller schools (02/22/14)
Dustin Ferguson did not take too long to celebrate after his Clarkton Reindeer wrapped up the Tri-County Conference regular season title Wednesday night. Before the night was even over, Ferguson was watching film of the last meeting between his team and Risco, both of whom are the top seeds in the Class 1, District 1 Tournament that kicks off Monday at Risco...
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs pick up fifth straight win (02/21/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Winners of seven of their last eight, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs won their fifth game in a row Thursday against Farmington 39-32. Erica Peet led the Lady Bulldogs (13-10) with 17 points. Tyra Bonner added 10...
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs pick up fifth straight win (02/21/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Winners of seven of their last eight, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs won their fifth game in a row Thursday against Farmington 39-32. Erica Peet led the Lady Bulldogs (13-10) with 17 points. Tyra Bonner added 10...
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...
February 18, 2014 Scoreboard (02/18/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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...
Risco claims Tri-County title after four straight 2nd place finishes (02/15/14)
GIDEON, Mo. - After four straight second-place finishes in the Tri-County Conference varsity boys basketball tournament claiming the conference title was a focal point for the Risco Tigers entering the 2013-14 season. "It was a goal at the beginning of the year for these guys," Risco longtime coach Brandon Blankenship said. "We've got a good group of kids and we've really been playing well these past three or four weeks."...
Risco nabs Tri-County conference title in fifth try (02/15/14)
GIDEON - After four straight second-place finishes in the Tri-County Conference varsity boys basketball tournament, claiming the conference title was a focal point for the Risco Tigers entering the 2013-14 season. "It was a goal at the beginning of the year for these guys," Risco longtime coach Brandon Blankenship said. "We've got a good group of kids and we've really been playing well these past three or four weeks."...
Risco downs Clarkton to win Tri-County tourney title (02/15/14)
GIDEON, Mo. -- After four straight second-place finishes in the Tri-County Conference varsity boys basketball tournament, claiming the conference title was a focal point for the Risco Tigers entering the 2013-14 season. "It was a goal at the beginning of the year for these guys," Risco longtime coach Brandon Blankenship said. "We've got a good group of kids and we've really been playing well these past three or four weeks."...
Risco downs Clarkton to win Tri-County tourney title (02/15/14)
GIDEON, Mo. -- After four straight second-place finishes in the Tri-County Conference varsity boys basketball tournament, claiming the conference title was a focal point for the Risco Tigers entering the 2013-14 season. "It was a goal at the beginning of the year for these guys," Risco longtime coach Brandon Blankenship said. "We've got a good group of kids and we've really been playing well these past three or four weeks."...
Risco claims Tri-County title after four straight 2nd place finishes (02/15/14)
GIDEON, Mo. - After four straight second-place finishes in the Tri-County Conference varsity boys basketball tournament claiming the conference title was a focal point for the Risco Tigers entering the 2013-14 season. "It was a goal at the beginning of the year for these guys," Risco longtime coach Brandon Blankenship said. "We've got a good group of kids and we've really been playing well these past three or four weeks."...
Risco nabs Tri-County conference title in fifth try (02/15/14)
GIDEON - After four straight second-place finishes in the Tri-County Conference varsity boys basketball tournament, claiming the conference title was a focal point for the Risco Tigers entering the 2013-14 season. "It was a goal at the beginning of the year for these guys," Risco longtime coach Brandon Blankenship said. "We've got a good group of kids and we've really been playing well these past three or four weeks."...
February 14, 2014 Scoreboard (02/14/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Clarkton, Risco make Tri-County finals (02/14/14)
GIDEON, Mo. -- The Delta C7 Chargers came so close to completing an amazing comeback. The Chargers nearly rallied from a 13-point halftime deficit, but came up short at the end in a 69-64 loss to the Risco Tigers in the semifinals of the Tri-County Conference Tournament here Thursday night...
Clarkton, Risco make Tri-County finals (02/14/14)
GIDEON, Mo. -- The Delta C7 Chargers came so close to completing an amazing comeback. The Chargers nearly rallied from a 13-point halftime deficit, but came up short at the end in a 69-64 loss to the Risco Tigers in the semifinals of the Tri-County Conference Tournament here Thursday night...
February 13, 2014 Scoreboard (02/13/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Seedings released for district basketball tournaments (02/12/14)
The seedings have been released for multiple district basketball tournaments Stoddard County schools are slated to compete in the final week of February. The Bernie Mules boys have received the No. 1 seed in Class 2, District 1, at Bloomfield. Bloomfield is seeded No. 7...
Chargers get past Cooter to make semis (02/11/14)
GIDEON, Mo. -- Wes Richardson was worried his Delta C7 Chargers might be a little rusty after a 10-day layoff. He needn't have worried. The Chargers shook off any rust from that layoff with a strong performance in the first round of the Tri-County Conference Tournament, pulling away late for a 76-59 win over Cooter here Monday night...
Chargers get past Cooter to make semis (02/11/14)
GIDEON, Mo. -- Wes Richardson was worried his Delta C7 Chargers might be a little rusty after a 10-day layoff. He needn't have worried. The Chargers shook off any rust from that layoff with a strong performance in the first round of the Tri-County Conference Tournament, pulling away late for a 76-59 win over Cooter here Monday night...
Icy weather creates challenges for schools (02/05/14)
It is an understatement to say that winter weather can play havoc with scheduling in high school sports. That point once again has been driven home this week, as two rounds of wintry precipitation have postponed or outright canceled sporting events throughout the Bootheel...
PREP ROUNDUP: Risco wins big, Lady Bulldogs fall to Rockwood Summit (02/01/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- Celebrating Homecoming on Friday, the Risco Tigers dominated conference rival Southland 94-37. Josh Earnheart led the way with 24 points while Jordon Pavy and Brandon Bixler added 18 and 17 points respectively. Luke Simmons was the fourth Tigers in double-figures with 12 points...
Chargers hit 10 treys to spoil Lions' homecoming (02/01/14)
SENATH, Mo. -- When the Delta C7 Chargers weren't burning the Senath-Hornersville Lions with the 3-pointer, they were burning them inside with Kaleb Reeves. Delta C7 hit 10 treys against the Lions -- seven by Josh McCarter, who scored 27 points -- and got 24 points from Reeves to take a 75-58 win and spoil the Lions' homecoming here Friday night...
February 1, 2014 Scoreboard (02/01/14)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Risco wins big, Lady Bulldogs fall to Rockwood Summit (02/01/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- Celebrating Homecoming on Friday, the Risco Tigers dominated conference rival Southland 94-37. Josh Earnheart led the way with 24 points while Jordon Pavy and Brandon Bixler added 18 and 17 points respectively. Luke Simmons was the fourth Tigers in double-figures with 12 points...
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...
January 28, 2014 Scoreboard (01/28/14)
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Strong second half lifts Oran over Risco (01/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Rebounding from their loss to Scott County Central during the Scott-Mississippi Conference finals, the Oran Eagles rode a hot third quarter to a 85-69 win over visiting Risco on Monday. "We had a lot of turnovers and a lot of that is a tribute to (Risco)," Oran head coach Joe Shoemaker said. ...
Strong second half lifts Oran over Risco (01/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Rebounding from their loss to Scott County Central during the Scott-Mississippi Conference finals, the Oran Eagles rode a hot third quarter to a 85-69 win over visiting Risco on Monday. "We had a lot of turnovers and a lot of that is a tribute to (Risco)," Oran head coach Joe Shoemaker said. ...
Lions find some positives despite loss at South Pemiscot (01/25/14)
STEELE, Mo. -- Despite suffering an 83-64 loss to the South Pemiscot Bulldogs here Friday night, Senath-Hornersville Lions' coach Glenn Eubanks still found much to praise his team for in defeat. First of all, the Lions (6-9) competed well against arguably one of the toughest teams in the Bootheel Conference, a fact that was not lost on Eubanks...
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...
January 24, 2014 Scoreboard (01/24/14)
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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...
January 14, 2014 Scoreboard (01/14/14)
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Lions fall short against Risco in Memphis (01/14/14)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- For the second time in less than a week, the Senath-Hornersville Lions were close to pulling out a win away from their home court. However, for the second time in less than a week, the Lions came up just short, losing 58-55 to the Risco Tigers here Sunday at the FedEx Forum, home of the Memphis Grizzlies...
January 10, 2014 Scoreboard (01/10/14)
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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...
PREP ROUNDUP: EP's Tipler records double-double, Oran flattens Delta (12/21/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- Damion Tipler had a double-double as the East Prairie Eagles defeated Oak Ridge Friday 46-43. Tipler finished with 30 points and 10 rebounds. The Eagles (2-1) outscored Oak Ridge 15-4 in the final quarter after falling behind 39-31 to start the last frame...
PREP ROUNDUP: EP's Tipler records double-double, Oran flattens Delta (12/21/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- Damion Tipler had a double-double as the East Prairie Eagles defeated Oak Ridge Friday 46-43. Tipler finished with 30 points and 10 rebounds. The Eagles (2-1) outscored Oak Ridge 15-4 in the final quarter after falling behind 39-31 to start the last frame...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston freshman pull off thrilling win (12/20/13)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston freshman boys basketball team improved to 2-0 on the season with a thrilling 55-54 overtime victory over Kennett on Thursday at the Sikeston Field House. Sikeston won the game when, trailing 54-52, Phayzun Fobbs hit a 3-pointer from the top of the key with 3 seconds left to grab the one point lead. Kennett quickly inbounded the ball but a final desperation heave was well off the mark prompting a wild celebration of the Bulldog players...
December 20, 2013 Scoreboard (12/20/13)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston freshman pull off thrilling win (12/20/13)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston freshman boys basketball team improved to 2-0 on the season with a thrilling 55-54 overtime victory over Kennett on Thursday at the Sikeston Field House. Sikeston won the game when, trailing 54-52, Phayzun Fobbs hit a 3-pointer from the top of the key with 3 seconds left to grab the one point lead. Kennett quickly inbounded the ball but a final desperation heave was well off the mark prompting a wild celebration of the Bulldog players...
December 19, 2013 Scoreboard (12/19/13)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Dexter goes cold, Risco advances at Clarkton (12/17/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER (SMNS) -- The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball team suffered a 53-25 loss in its home opener against the Twin Rivers Royals Monday night. The Royals (3-1) jumped out to a 6-0 lead. The two teams traded the final 12 points of the first quarter before Dexter trimmed the deficit to 12-8 in the opening minute of the second period. The Royals followed with a 13-0 run to increase its lead to 25-8 with 3:08 left in the first half and led 29-10 at halftime...
PREP ROUNDUP: Dexter goes cold, Risco advances at Clarkton (12/17/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER (SMNS) -- The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball team suffered a 53-25 loss in its home opener against the Twin Rivers Royals Monday night. The Royals (3-1) jumped out to a 6-0 lead. The two teams traded the final 12 points of the first quarter before Dexter trimmed the deficit to 12-8 in the opening minute of the second period. The Royals followed with a 13-0 run to increase its lead to 25-8 with 3:08 left in the first half and led 29-10 at halftime...
PREP ROUNDUP: Risco downs Delta C-7, Dexter rolls (12/13/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- The Risco Tigers pulled out a close 61-58 win over Delta C-7 Thursday night. Brandon Bixler led the Tigers with 25 points while Jordon Pavy chipped in 18. Risco (3-1) will take part in the Clarkton Holiday Tournament Monday when they put their fourth seed on the line against No. 5 Cooter at 5:30 p.m...
PREP ROUNDUP: Risco downs Delta C-7, Dexter rolls (12/13/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- The Risco Tigers pulled out a close 61-58 win over Delta C-7 Thursday night. Brandon Bixler led the Tigers with 25 points while Jordon Pavy chipped in 18. Risco (3-1) will take part in the Clarkton Holiday Tournament Monday when they put their fourth seed on the line against No. 5 Cooter at 5:30 p.m...
Bernie & Twin Rivers book spots in Bernie Inv. final (12/05/13)
Note: 27 photos of Wednesday's semifinal action are available in a photo gallery at this link: View Photos Here BERNIE, Mo. - The stage is set for yet another epic showdown between the Bernie Mules and Twin Rivers Royals at the Bernie Invitational varsity boys basketball tournament...
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...
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bluejays top East Prairie, SCC earns first win (12/03/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- Coming back from a two-point halftime deficit the Charleston Lady Bluejays took down East Prairie 73-63 for their first win of the season. After taking a five-point advantage out of the first quarter the Lady Bluejays were outscored 27-20 in the second quarter. Only trailing by two-points Charleston came out of the locker room and outscored East Prairie 20-13 in the third to retake the lead...
December 3, 2013 Scoreboard (12/03/13)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bluejays top East Prairie, SCC earns first win (12/03/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- Coming back from a two-point halftime deficit the Charleston Lady Bluejays took down East Prairie 73-63 for their first win of the season. After taking a five-point advantage out of the first quarter the Lady Bluejays were outscored 27-20 in the second quarter. Only trailing by two-points Charleston came out of the locker room and outscored East Prairie 20-13 in the third to retake the lead...
Risco Tigers hope remaining core enough for fifth straight district championship (11/27/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- It's been five years since the Risco Tigers basketball team lost a district championship. Although they lose half of the core behind most of those titles, their hoping what's left is enough to bring them No. 5. "We've been on a great run," Risco head coach Brandon Blankenship said. "I feel like we still have part of that core remaining."...
Risco Tigers hope remaining core enough for fifth straight district championship (11/27/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- It's been five years since the Risco Tigers basketball team lost a district championship. Although they lose half of the core behind most of those titles, their hoping what's left is enough to bring them No. 5. "We've been on a great run," Risco head coach Brandon Blankenship said. "I feel like we still have part of that core remaining."...
Risco takes home junior high conference title in double overtime win (11/22/13)
DEERING -- The Risco junior high basketball team took first place in the Tri-County Conference tournament Thursday at Delta C-7 High School in Deering. The Tigers defeated Delta C-7 27-23 in double overtime. A 3-pointer by Garrett Young with 10 seconds left in the last overtime gave Risco a 3-point lead. The Tigers added a late free throw to ice the game and avenge an earlier season loss to the Chargers...
2013-2014 Risco Basketball Schedule (11/14/13)
Prep Roundup: 9th grade football wins thriller over Poplar Bluff (09/30/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- As time ran out Sikeston ninth grader Justus Faulkner crossed the goal line to give his ninth grade football team a thrilling, come-from-behind 18-16 win over Poplar Bluff Monday at SPS Stadium in Sikeston. "They played with a lot of heart," Sikeston ninth grade coach Matt Johnson said. "They didn't allow themselves to be out of the game."...
Prep Roundup: 9th grade football wins thriller over Poplar Bluff (09/30/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- As time ran out Sikeston ninth grader Justus Faulkner crossed the goal line to give his ninth grade football team a thrilling, come-from-behind 18-16 win over Poplar Bluff Monday at SPS Stadium in Sikeston. "They played with a lot of heart," Sikeston ninth grade coach Matt Johnson said. "They didn't allow themselves to be out of the game."...
Sept. 30, 2013 Scoreboard (09/30/13)
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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...
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...
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...
Prep Roundup: Sikeston jayvee football downed by Knights (09/23/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- Unable to overcome a rough first half, the Sikeston Bulldogs junior varsity football team fell 38-14 to Farmington on Monday. An early field goal put the Knights and with a couple touchdowns they took a 17-0 lead entering the second quarter. Two more scores in the second quarter left Farmington up 31-0 entering the break...
Prep Roundup: SHS netters blank Lady Jays, Brucker leads Kelly (09/18/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston tennis team swept visiting Charleston Tuesday 9-0 in a varsity only match at the Sikeston Public School Tennis Courts. This is Sikeston's second victory of the season. "We played well," Sikeston tennis coach Russ Dial said. "If this type of play continues we should fair well against (Poplar) Bluff."...
Sikeston tennis falls to Fredericktown, Dexter volleyball pounds Jackson (09/06/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston tennis team lost 9-0 to Fredericktown Thursday. McKenna Dial was the closest Lady Bulldog who sniffed a win dropping her match 8-6. Dial continued close calls in her doubles match with Ashli Vaught losing again 8-6...
Bernie baseball team wins sixth straight, beats Risco 5-1 (09/06/13)
BERNIE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules baseball team improved to 6-0 Thursday afternoon with a 5-1 win against Risco. "We didn't play really well today," Bernie coach Darrin Shipman said. "Pavy did a really good job and threw the ball well for them. You have to give him credit. We missed a chance to have a big inning in the third, but again -he did a good job. Our pitchers did a good job as well. Hopefully, we can clean a few things up and play better [Friday]."...
Sikeston tennis falls to Fredericktown, Dexter volleyball pounds Jackson (09/06/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston tennis team lost 9-0 to Fredericktown Thursday. McKenna Dial was the closest Lady Bulldog who sniffed a win dropping her match 8-6. Dial continued close calls in her doubles match with Ashli Vaught losing again 8-6...
Errors haunt SHS softball, Kelly wins third-straight (09/04/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com PERRYVILLE -- Plagued by a barrage of errors, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs lost 11-1 in six innings to Perryville Tuesday. The Lady Bulldogs committed 13 errors which allowed Perryville the majority of their runs as the Lady Pirates had just three hits...
Bloomfield pitching staff shuts out Risco 5-0 in opener (08/30/13)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats baseball team tallied three two-out runs in the bottom of the first inning and never looked back on its way to a 5-0 season-opening win against the Risco Tigers Thursday afternoon. The Wildcats pitching staff was close to flawless on the hill...
Bloomfield pitching staff shuts out Risco 5-0 in opener (08/30/13)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats baseball team tallied three two-out runs in the bottom of the first inning and never looked back on its way to a 5-0 season-opening win against the Risco Tigers Thursday afternoon. The Wildcats pitching staff was close to flawless on the hill...
2013 Risco Volleyball Schedule (08/28/13)
Risco, Bloomfield gear up for fall baseball season (08/16/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- After seeing several of their core members graduate this past spring, the Risco Tigers baseball team hopes to use this fall to bring a talented group of freshman up to speed with its senior-laden roster. "Graduation hit us pretty hard," Risco head coach Brandon Blankenship said. ...
Risco, Bloomfield gear up for fall baseball season (08/16/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- After seeing several of their core members graduate this past spring, the Risco Tigers baseball team hopes to use this fall to bring a talented group of freshman up to speed with its senior-laden roster. "Graduation hit us pretty hard," Risco head coach Brandon Blankenship said. ...
Squirrels chase first World Series win (08/14/13)
CHARLESTON -- With summer almost over and another regional title under their belt, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels now stand on the precipice of making program history. All that's left to accomplish is the most difficult things at any competitive level: a national championship...
Squirrels reach Senior Babe Ruth World Series (08/04/13)
The Charleston Fighting Squirrels complete their postseason dominance rolling through the Midwest Plains Regional in Oskaloosa, Iowa.
The Squirrels' way (07/29/13)
The Charleston Fighting Squirrels Senior Babe baseball team continues its ascent atop summer baseball.
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...
Rend Lake College lands Risco baseball player Caleb McCord (06/13/13)
2013 Risco graduate Caleb McCord will have the opportunity to continue playing baseball in a small town next season. McCord, a standout hitter and pitcher at Risco who was recently selected as the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year, signed to play college baseball at Rend Lake College in Ina, Ill., earlier this month...
Rend Lake College lands Risco baseball player Caleb McCord (06/13/13)
2013 Risco graduate Caleb McCord will have the opportunity to continue playing baseball in a small town next season. McCord, a standout hitter and pitcher at Risco who was recently selected as the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year, signed to play college baseball at Rend Lake College in Ina, Ill., earlier this month...
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...
Tri-County Conference baseball awards released (06/05/13)
The Tri-County Conference baseball awards were recently released. Risco's Caleb McCord was selected as the Tri-County Conference baseball Player of the Year. McCord batted .433 with 27 runs scored, 20 RBIs, five home runs and 22 stolen bases in 73 plate appearances. He finished 4-3 on the mound with one save and a 2.58 ERA in 35.1 innings pitched. McCord struck out 65 and walked 18...
Tri-County Conference baseball awards released (06/05/13)
The Tri-County Conference baseball awards were recently released. Risco's Caleb McCord was selected as the Tri-County Conference baseball Player of the Year. McCord batted .433 with 27 runs scored, 20 RBIs, five home runs and 22 stolen bases in 73 plate appearances. He finished 4-3 on the mound with one save and a 2.58 ERA in 35.1 innings pitched. McCord struck out 65 and walked 18...
Tri-County Conference softball awards released (05/24/13)
The 2013 Tri-County Conference all-conference softball awards were recently released. Southland senior Jordan Zolman, who has signed to play softball at the University of Missouri next season, was selected as the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year...
Scott City takes district crown after 12-11 win over Tigers (05/15/13)
CHARLESTON (SMNS) -- The tension mounted with every pitch in the late going of Tuesday's Class 3 District 2 tournament final. "I was out there shivering. ... I didn't want it to be our last game," Scott City senior left fielder Travis Phillips said...
May 14, 2013 Scoreboard (05/14/13)
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Sikeston netters fall to Dexter, Oran hangs on against Kelly (05/01/13)
DEXTER -- In a varsity only matchup Tuesday the Sikeston Bulldogs tennis team fell 8-1 to the hosting Dexter Bearcats. Sikeston's lone win came from Christian Rehder, who defeated Kyle Willis in a singles match, 6-2, 6-6 (9). The Bulldogs travel to Poplar Bluff tomorrow where they'll play the Mules at 4 p.m...
Risco baseball team upends Holcomb 7-4 in Tri-County Conference championship game (04/26/13)
GIDEON, Mo. - The fourth-seeded Risco Tigers defeated the second-seeded Holcomb Hornets 7-4 Thursday afternoon in the championship of the Tri-County Conference baseball tournament. ""It's great," Risco coach Brandon Blankenship said. "It's a special group of kids and special group of seniors. I'm extremely, extremely proud of them. This is actually my first conference championship as a coach at the high school level so it's also really special for me."...
Risco baseball team upends Holcomb 7-4 in Tri-County Conference championship game (04/26/13)
GIDEON, Mo. - The fourth-seeded Risco Tigers defeated the second-seeded Holcomb Hornets 7-4 Thursday afternoon in the championship of the Tri-County Conference baseball tournament. ""It's great," Risco coach Brandon Blankenship said. "It's a special group of kids and special group of seniors. I'm extremely, extremely proud of them. This is actually my first conference championship as a coach at the high school level so it's also really special for me."...
Risco advances to title game, Oran downs Woodland (04/24/13)
GIDEON -- The Risco Tigers moved on to the championship game of the Tri-County Conference tournament Tuesday after topping the tournament's No. 1 seed, Cooter, 6-5 in nine innings. Jordon Pavy hit the eventual game-winning home run in the top of the ninth giving his team the 6-5 edge. Caleb McCord, who began pitching in the seventh, closed out the win...
Roundup: Southland softball team advances to title game (04/24/13)
Southland 3, Risco 1 RISCO, Mo. - The Southland softball team booked its spot in Wednesday's Tri-County Conference Tournament championship with a 3-1 win against Risco Tuesday afternoon. Southland's Jordan Zolman earned the win. She struck out 15 and did not surrender a walk in seven innings pitched. She allowed one hit and one unearned run...
Kelly Hawks golf team wins own Invitational (04/23/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Kelly Hawks golf team won their own Kelly Invitational Monday at the Cape Jaycee Municipal Golf Course in Cape Girardeau. Kelly, who have won this tournament for the first two years of its existence, finished with a team score of 367 topping seven other teams in the tournament...
Kelly Hawks golf team wins own Invitational (04/23/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Kelly Hawks golf team won their own Kelly Invitational Monday at the Cape Jaycee Municipal Golf Course in Cape Girardeau. Kelly, who have won this tournament for the first two years of its existence, finished with a team score of 367 topping seven other teams in the tournament...
Lady Bulldogs fall to Cape, Townsend perfect for NMCC (04/17/13)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs took a 1-0 loss to Cape Central Tuesday on the road. "Our defense played solid," Sikeston head coach Doyle Noe said. "We had one failed clearance that got through and the shot got passed Annie (Ramey)." Cape Central scored their goal at the 30-minute mark...
Sikeston finishes sixth at Jackson invitational (04/16/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs golf team finished sixth at the Jackson Invitational golf tournament Monday at Kimbeland Country Club. Sikeston, who scored a 329, was paced by Kirk Hoggatt's 74 which was good enough to place him tied for sixth throughout the field...
Sikeston finishes sixth at Jackson invitational (04/16/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs golf team finished sixth at the Jackson Invitational golf tournament Monday at Kimbeland Country Club. Sikeston, who scored a 329, was paced by Kirk Hoggatt's 74 which was good enough to place him tied for sixth throughout the field...
Holcomb baseball team run-rules short-handed Risco 14-2 (04/16/13)
Note: 10 Photos of the Risco-Holcomb baseball game are available at this link: View Photo Here HOLCOMB, Mo. - The highly anticipated Tri-County Conference baseball showdown between the Risco Tigers and Holcomb Hornets turned into a run-rule game Monday afternoon...
Holcomb baseball team run-rules short-handed Risco 14-2 (04/16/13)
Note: 10 Photos of the Risco-Holcomb baseball game are available at this link: View Photo Here HOLCOMB, Mo. - The highly anticipated Tri-County Conference baseball showdown between the Risco Tigers and Holcomb Hornets turned into a run-rule game Monday afternoon...
April 15, 2013 Scoreboard (04/15/13)
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Pitching leads way as Sikeston mows down Winfield on road (04/13/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com MAYFIELD, Ken. -- Pitching once again led the way for the Sikeston Bulldogs. Drew Harper struck out 13 batters and Jarett Sandlin pitched a flawless seventh inning save as the Bulldogs defeated Winfield 3-1 at Mid-Continent University in Mayfield, Ken., as part of the Graves County Wood Bat Tournament...
Pitching leads way as Sikeston mows down Winfield on roadPitching leads way as Sikeston mows down Winfield on road (04/13/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com MAYFIELD, Ken. -- Pitching once again led the way for the Sikeston Bulldogs. Drew Harper struck out 13 batters and Jarett Sandlin pitched a flawless seventh inning save as the Bulldogs defeated Winfield 3-1 at Mid-Continent University in Mayfield, Ken., as part of the Graves County Wood Bat Tournament...
April 9, 2013 Scoreboard (04/09/13)
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Sikeston takes fifth at Poplar Bluff Invitational (04/09/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston Bulldogs golf team finished fifth at the Poplar Bluff Invitational tournament Monday at Westwood Hills Country Club in Poplar Bluff. Sikeston scored a 326 and was led by Gabe Wheeler's 74. Wheeler tied for third individually while Kirk Hoggatt tied for 10th with a 79...
Sikeston takes fifth at Poplar Bluff Invitational (04/09/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston Bulldogs golf team finished fifth at the Poplar Bluff Invitational tournament Monday at Westwood Hills Country Club in Poplar Bluff. Sikeston scored a 326 and was led by Gabe Wheeler's 74. Wheeler tied for third individually while Kirk Hoggatt tied for 10th with a 79...
Tigers down Delta C-7 (04/05/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- The Risco Tigers rallied around an unfortunate accident Thursday afternoon over visiting Delta C-7. An early morning car crash involving a Risco counselor and senior sponsor provided the Tigers with extra motivation to pull out a 12-3 win. The person involved in the crash, who was flown to St. Louis, is expected to survive...
Tigers down Delta C-7 (04/05/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- The Risco Tigers rallied around an unfortunate accident Thursday afternoon over visiting Delta C-7. An early morning car crash involving a Risco counselor and senior sponsor provided the Tigers with extra motivation to pull out a 12-3 win. The person involved in the crash, who was flown to St. Louis, is expected to survive...
Ruffin, Jones among media all-state picks (04/04/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Missouri media all-state basketball teams were released today and once again Southeast Missouri was well represented. Topping the list on the boy's side is a pair of Sikeston Bulldogs in Vashawn Ruffin and J.T. Jones. Ruffin earned first-team honors in Class 4 while Jones was selected for the second-team...
Ruffin, Jones among media all-state picks (04/04/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Missouri media all-state basketball teams were released today and once again Southeast Missouri was well represented. Topping the list on the boy's side is a pair of Sikeston Bulldogs in Vashawn Ruffin and J.T. Jones. Ruffin earned first-team honors in Class 4 while Jones was selected for the second-team...
Bulldogs take fifth at ND Invite (04/02/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston golf team finished fifth as a team during the Notre Dame Invitational Tournament Monday at Bent Creek Golf Course in Cape Girardeau. Sikeston ended the day with a team score of 333. Jackson won the event with a 319. Notre Dame (320), Cape Central (327) and Poplar Bluff (330) round out the top five...
Bulldogs take fifth at ND Invite (04/02/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston golf team finished fifth as a team during the Notre Dame Invitational Tournament Monday at Bent Creek Golf Course in Cape Girardeau. Sikeston ended the day with a team score of 333. Jackson won the event with a 319. Notre Dame (320), Cape Central (327) and Poplar Bluff (330) round out the top five...
Bulldog netters drop match to ND, NMCC tops Pirates with dramatic win (03/28/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Despite a couple of big wins in singles competition, the Sikeston Bulldogs tennis team fell 7-2 on the road to Notre Dame Wednesday. Two of Sikeston's top three seeded players, Layton Jones and Wade Gadberry, won their matches in a best-of-three-set format. Christian Rehder was able to split the first two sets with his opponent Byron Reeves, but ultimately fell 10-8 in the final set...
Lady Bulldogs fall to Saxony 3-0 (03/27/13)
JACKSON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs soccer team fell on the road to Saxony Lutheran Tuesday, 3-0. Sikeston spotted the Lady Crusaders all three of their goals by halftime. "The pressure wasn't on the ball like it was supposed to be. By the second half, it was too late," Sikeston head coach Doyle Noe said. "We played even with them in the second half. You can't spot a good team a couple goals."...
SHS falls in OT, Oran and Risco both roll (03/22/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs soccer team lost a heartbreaker Thursday during the first day of the Noon Optimist Tournament at Cape Central High School 2-1 in overtime against St. Vincent. Eight minutes into the overtime, St. Vincent punched in the winning goal...
SHS falls in OT, Oran and Risco both roll (03/22/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs soccer team lost a heartbreaker Thursday during the first day of the Noon Optimist Tournament at Cape Central High School 2-1 in overtime against St. Vincent. Eight minutes into the overtime, St. Vincent punched in the winning goal...
All-Conference team selected for Tri-County Conference (03/21/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- This past week the Tri-County Conference announced it's varsity all-conference teams with several Risco players making the cut. Junior Jordon Pavy was the lone Tiger to be selected first-team all-conference while senior Austin White received second-team honors. Among those receiving honorable mentions were Risco senior Caleb McCord and junior Brandon Bixler...
Central's Simmons sizzles in cold (03/20/13)
The cold and wet conditions at Kimbeland Country Club suited Travis Simmons just fine. The Central junior fired a 2-under-par 33 over the front nine to win medalist honors and lead the Tigers to a second-place finish in a quadrangular hosted by Jackson...
Chaffee blasts Greenville 12-2, Risco falls on the road (03/20/13)
CHAFFEE -- Totaling 10 hits, the Chaffee Red Devils defeated Greenville 12-2 Tuesday in Chaffee. Logan Henson led the Red Devils at the plate with three hits. Devin Yahn added one hit and led Chaffee with three RBIs. Chaffee's Cody Johnson picked up the win on the mound. Johnson pitched four innings and struck out four. He allowed two hits and one unearned run while throwing 65 pitches...
Lady Eagles take down Risco 13-3 (03/20/13)
NEW MADRID -- Backed by a complete game effort from Michaela Townsend, the New Madrid County Central softball team opened the season with an 13-3 win over the Risco Lady Tigers. "It was kind of cool and the field was a little slippery, but we ran the bases and hit the ball well," Lady Eagles' head coach Steve Rogers said. "(Townsend) threw well. We had a few defensive miscues, but that's to be expected...
Central's Simmons sizzles in cold (03/20/13)
The cold and wet conditions at Kimbeland Country Club suited Travis Simmons just fine. The Central junior fired a 2-under-par 33 over the front nine to win medalist honors and lead the Tigers to a second-place finish in a quadrangular hosted by Jackson...
Charleston drops two, Scott City wins both in opener at Hillhouse (03/18/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- The Charleston Bluejays lost two games Saturday after hosting four teams at Hillhouse Park in Charleston to open the 2013 high school baseball season. Alongside Charleston, Portageville, Scott City and Woodland all played two games each...
Central second in Valle tournament (03/17/13)
The Central baseball team got its season off to successful start on a busy weekend. Central won three of four games and finished second among nine squads in the Valle Catholic Tournament in Ste. Genevieve, Mo. The Tigers beat West County 7-1 and Jefferson 3-2 Friday, then knocked off host Valle 4-1 Saturday to reach the championship game where they fell to Chester, Ill., 6-3...
Preview: Holcomb Hornets baseball program (03/16/13)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - The Holcomb Hornets baseball program hopes to extend its recent success this spring. Holcomb finished 23-5 in the 2012 spring season and went 10-4 in the 2012 fall season. "We've got a lot of kids returning," Holcomb coach Matt Casper said. "We've got a solid team and a solid lineup. We had a decent fall and I look forward to having a pretty good season again this year and expect the best."...
2013 Risco Spring Baseball Schedule (03/14/13)
Tri-County Conference basketball awards released (03/06/13)
The Tri-County Conference boys basketball all-conference awards were recently released. Holcomb senior center Jamie Massey was selected as the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year.
Tri-County Conference basketball awards released (03/06/13)
The Tri-County Conference boys basketball all-conference awards were recently released. Holcomb senior center Jamie Massey was selected as the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year. Massey accumulated more than 2,000 points and 1,000 rebounds in the four years he played on the varsity squad. He averaged 22.3 points, 9.9 rebounds and 3.5 blocks per game his senior season...
Scott County Central grinds out fourth Sectional win against Risco (02/27/13)
BLOOMFIELD -- It may not have been the same type of game, but the result was just the same. The Scott County Central Braves defeated the Risco Tigers for the fourth-straight time in Class 1 Sectional play Tuesday 83-77. Larandis Banks led Scott Central (16-13) with 27 points. Jaylen Porter added 13 and Chris Brown chipped in 11...
Scott County Central grinds out fourth Sectional win against Risco (02/27/13)
BLOOMFIELD -- It may not have been the same type of game, but the result was just the same. The Scott County Central Braves defeated the Risco Tigers for the fourth-straight time in Class 1 Sectional play Tuesday 83-77. Larandis Banks led Scott Central (16-13) with 27 points. Jaylen Porter added 13 and Chris Brown chipped in 11...
Scott County Central boys basketball team reaches Class 1 quarterfinals (02/27/13)
Braves keep fifth straight Class 1 title in sight with an 83-77 win against Risco
Scott County Central boys basketball team reaches Class 1 quarterfinals (02/27/13)
Braves keep fifth straight Class 1 title in sight with an 83-77 win against Risco
Naylor slips in 3rd quarter, falls to Risco 67-53 (02/25/13)
GIDEON, Mo. - It was a whirlwind week for the Naylor Eagles. After a buzzer-beating halfcourt shot in the MSHSAA Class 1 District 1 opener and an upset of Clarkton in the semifinals, the third-seeded Eagles matched top-seeded Risco's intensity in the first half of the championship game Friday night...
Naylor slips in 3rd quarter, falls to Risco 67-53 (02/25/13)
GIDEON, Mo. - It was a whirlwind week for the Naylor Eagles. After a buzzer-beating halfcourt shot in the MSHSAA Class 1 District 1 opener and an upset of Clarkton in the semifinals, the third-seeded Eagles matched top-seeded Risco's intensity in the first half of the championship game Friday night...
Risco boys advance to district basketball title game for 5th straight season with 96-44 win against North Pemiscot (02/20/13)
GIDEON, Mo. - The Risco Tigers varsity boys basketball program is experiencing little difficulty scoring points the first week of postseason play. Three-time defending Class 1, District 1, champion Risco opened its district tournament Monday with a convincing 93-39 victory against No. 8 seeded Koshkonong...
Risco boys advance to district basketball title game for 5th straight season with 96-44 win against North Pemiscot (02/20/13)
GIDEON, Mo. - The Risco Tigers varsity boys basketball program is experiencing little difficulty scoring points the first week of postseason play. Three-time defending Class 1, District 1, champion Risco opened its district tournament Monday with a convincing 93-39 victory against No. 8 seeded Koshkonong...
SHS falls on the road, NMCC moves to title game (02/19/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com PARK HILLS -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs struggled to generate offense Monday against St. Francois County (Park Hills) Central losing 56-20 on the road. Sikeston fell behind 18-4 after the first quarter and then by 21 points (29-8) by halftime. They scored just two points in the third quarter...
February 19, 2013 Scoreboard (02/19/13)
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SHS falls on the road, NMCC moves to title game (02/19/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com PARK HILLS -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs struggled to generate offense Monday against St. Francois County (Park Hills) Central losing 56-20 on the road. Sikeston fell behind 18-4 after the first quarter and then by 21 points (29-8) by halftime. They scored just two points in the third quarter...
Charleston wins on late 3-pointer, Bravettes dispatch Chaffee 75-40 (02/15/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Charleston sophomore Sierra Frazier drained a 3-pointer with eight seconds remaining to give the Lady Bluejays a 62-61 win against Kennett Thursday during Charleston's senior night. Frazier led Charleston with 18 points. Juwanna Walker and Dazique Gillespie each added 11 points...
Charleston wins on late 3-pointer, Bravettes dispatch Chaffee 75-40 (02/15/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Charleston sophomore Sierra Frazier drained a 3-pointer with eight seconds remaining to give the Lady Bluejays a 62-61 win against Kennett Thursday during Charleston's senior night. Frazier led Charleston with 18 points. Juwanna Walker and Dazique Gillespie each added 11 points...
February 14, 2013 Scoreboard (02/14/13)
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District tournaments set to kick off Saturday for Classes 1-3 (02/14/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- After rolling to the Class 3, District 1 championship the past few years, the Charleston Bluejays will face some stiff competition this weekend as they start the road to repeating as state champions. While that competition may not come in the first few rounds, district rival New Madrid County Central (15-7) is sitting as a potential road block on the other side of the bracket. ...
Holcomb varsity boys basketball program repeats as Tri-County Conference Tournament champs (02/10/13)
DEERING, Mo. - The Holcomb Hornets and Risco Tigers varsity boys basketball programs have established a reputation of playing their best basketball when tournament time rolls around. Both programs have won multiple tournaments the last two seasons and have emerged as the top juggernauts in the Tri-County Conference...
Holcomb varsity boys basketball program repeats as Tri-County Conference Tournament champs (02/09/13)
DEERING, Mo. - The Holcomb Hornets and Risco Tigers varsity boys basketball programs have established a reputation of playing their best basketball when tournament time rolls around. Both programs have won multiple tournaments the last two seasons and have emerged as the top juggernauts in the Tri-County Conference...
February 8, 2013 Scoreboard (02/08/13)
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Thatch, NMCC take care of Puxico 74-39 (02/08/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles quickly vanquished the visiting Puxico Indians Thursday 74-39 at New Madrid County Central High School. Armondo Thatch led the Eagles with a new season-high of 31 points. Corey Guest added 13 for NMCC...
Thatch, NMCC take care of Puxico 74-39 (02/08/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles quickly vanquished the visiting Puxico Indians Thursday 74-39 at New Madrid County Central High School. Armondo Thatch led the Eagles with a new season-high of 31 points. Corey Guest added 13 for NMCC...
Championship set at Tri-County Conference varsity boys basketball tournament (02/08/13)
DEERING, Mo. - For a second straight season the Holcomb Hornets and Risco Tigers will battle it out in the Tri-County Conference Tournament varsity boys basketball championship. Top-seeded and defending champion Holcomb booked its spot in Friday's 7:30 p.m. championship with a 58-39 semifinal win against fifth-seeded North Pemiscot Thursday night. Second-seeded Risco beat third-seeded Risco 58-39 in its semifinal Thursday...
Championship set at Tri-County Conference varsity boys basketball tournament (02/08/13)
DEERING, Mo. - For a second straight season the Holcomb Hornets and Risco Tigers will battle it out in the Tri-County Conference Tournament varsity boys basketball championship. Top-seeded and defending champion Holcomb booked its spot in Friday's 7:30 p.m. championship with a 58-39 semifinal win against fifth-seeded North Pemiscot Thursday night. Second-seeded Risco beat third-seeded Risco 58-39 in its semifinal Thursday...
February 7, 2013 Scoreboard (02/07/13)
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February 4, 2013 Scoreboard (02/04/13)
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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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Risco gets stung by Hornets (02/01/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- The Risco Tigers were handed a lopsided 91-57 loss thanks to Ethan Barr and the Advance Hornets Thursday. Barr led all scorers with 28 points and grabbed 11 rebounds. Lane Below added 22 points and seven assists...
Risco gets stung by Hornets (02/01/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- The Risco Tigers were handed a lopsided 91-57 loss thanks to Ethan Barr and the Advance Hornets Thursday. Barr led all scorers with 28 points and grabbed 11 rebounds. Lane Below added 22 points and seven assists...
High school roundup: Notre Dame girls basketball team cruises past Kennett (02/01/13)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
January 31, 2013 Scoreboard (01/31/13)
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Risco tops North Pemiscot, Rams bash Crusaders (01/30/13)
RISCO -- The Risco Tigers wrapped up the second-seed in the Tri-County Conference Tournament on Tuesday with an 87-47 win over North Pemiscot. Risco came out to on a dominant 25-5 lead to start the game and by halftime had accumulated a 31-point lead. Putting up 32 points in the third frame for their biggest quarter of the night, the Tigers ensured a turbo-clocked fourth...
January 29, 2013 Scoreboard (01/29/13)
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Chaffee gets rare win over SCC 64-47 (01/26/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- For the first time in 12 years the Chaffee Red Devils defeated the Scott County Central Braves. Chaffee, who hadn't beaten the Braves since Dec. 29, 2000 in a 64-60 Red Devil victory, finally downed the perennial power 64-47 Friday at Chaffee High School...
Senath-Hornersville boys rally late to force OT, beat Risco 76-72 (01/25/13)
SENATH, Mo. - Senath-Hornersville Lions varsity boys basketball coach David Heeb identified three things his team needed to improve upon in the second half against the Risco Tigers Thursday night. "We didn't really make a strategic change," Heeb said. ...
Chaffee gets rare win over SCC 64-47 (01/26/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- For the first time in 12 years the Chaffee Red Devils defeated the Scott County Central Braves. Chaffee, who hadn't beaten the Braves since Dec. 29, 2000 in a 64-60 Red Devil victory, finally downed the perennial power 64-47 Friday at Chaffee High School...
Senath-Hornersville boys rally late to force OT, beat Risco 76-72 (01/26/13)
SENATH, Mo. - Senath-Hornersville Lions varsity boys basketball coach David Heeb identified three things his team needed to improve upon in the second half against the Risco Tigers Thursday night. "We didn't really make a strategic change," Heeb said. ...
January 25, 2013 Scoreboard (01/25/13)
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January 24, 2013 Scoreboard (01/24/13)
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Oran handles Oak Ridge, Tigers hold off Gideon (01/23/13)
ORAN -- The Oran Eagles wasted no time getting and staying ahead of visiting Oak Ridge Tuesday night. Oran (17-2) scored 23 points to Oak Ridge's nine in the first quarter as they cruised to a 73-43 victory at Oran High School. Alex Heuring and Jacob Priggel led the Eagles with 15 points apiece. Priggel shot 7 of 10 from the field. Kody Moore, who shot 5 of 7 from the floor, scored 13 points...
January 22, 2013 Scoreboard (01/22/13)
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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...
NMCC throttles Dexter 52-28 (01/19/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles jumped out to a quick start and never looked back during their 52-28 win over Dexter Friday at New Madrid County Central High School. The Eagles took a comfortable 17-7 lead after the first quarter which extended to 22 points (35-13) by halftime...
NMCC throttles Dexter 52-28 (01/19/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles jumped out to a quick start and never looked back during their 52-28 win over Dexter Friday at New Madrid County Central High School. The Eagles took a comfortable 17-7 lead after the first quarter which extended to 22 points (35-13) by halftime...
State-ranked Holcomb boys rally late to beat Risco (01/19/13)
RISCO, Mo. - The Holcomb Hornets varsity boys basketball team improved to 6-0 in Tri-County Conference play Friday night with a 56-51 road win against the Risco Tigers. The Hornets trailed Risco 44-38 entering the fourth period. Holcomb extended its winning-streak to 10 with the fourth-quarter rally...
State-ranked Holcomb boys rally late to beat Risco (01/19/13)
RISCO, Mo. - The Holcomb Hornets varsity boys basketball team improved to 6-0 in Tri-County Conference play Friday night with a 56-51 road win against the Risco Tigers. The Hornets trailed Risco 44-38 entering the fourth period. Holcomb extended its winning-streak to 10 with the fourth-quarter rally...
NMCC gets by Cairo, Lady Bulldogs stopped by Poplar Bluff (01/18/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles outscored Cairo, Ill., by 15 points in the second half to come away with a 73-53 win Thursday at New Madrid County Central High School. NMCC sophomore Willie Jimerson led the Eagles with a game-high 32 points. Delontre Haney added 11...
NMCC gets by Cairo, Lady Bulldogs stopped by Poplar Bluff (01/18/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles outscored Cairo, Ill., by 15 points in the second half to come away with a 73-53 win Thursday at New Madrid County Central High School. NMCC sophomore Willie Jimerson led the Eagles with a game-high 32 points. Delontre Haney added 11...
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...
Sikeston takes ninth, Risco nabs OT win 69-66 (01/14/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com FENTON -- The Sikeston wrestling team took ninth place during the 141 Rumble at Rockwood Summitt High School Saturday in Fenton. Cody Middleton (126) and Nick Nichols (195) each took second place in their respective weight classes. Middleton, who's been sidelined after a three week injury, finished Saturday with a 4-1 record while Nichols went 3-1...
Sikeston takes ninth, Risco nabs OT win 69-66 (01/14/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com FENTON -- The Sikeston wrestling team took ninth place during the 141 Rumble at Rockwood Summitt High School Saturday in Fenton. Cody Middleton (126) and Nick Nichols (195) each took second place in their respective weight classes. Middleton, who's been sidelined after a three week injury, finished Saturday with a 4-1 record while Nichols went 3-1...
Portageville drops South Pemiscot, Tigers pound Campbell (01/12/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE - The Portageville Bulldogs outscored the South Pemiscot Bulldogs by 11 points in the first quarter and never trailed after on its way to a 65-49 Bootheel Conference regular-season victory Friday night. Portageville shot 49 percent from the field. Portageville hit 3 of 9 3-pointers and 20 of 38 2-pointers...
Portageville drops South Pemiscot, Tigers pound Campbell (01/12/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE - The Portageville Bulldogs outscored the South Pemiscot Bulldogs by 11 points in the first quarter and never trailed after on its way to a 65-49 Bootheel Conference regular-season victory Friday night. Portageville shot 49 percent from the field. Portageville hit 3 of 9 3-pointers and 20 of 38 2-pointers...
Holcomb basketball team winning Bloomfield Christmas Tournament voted top sports story of 2012 in Bootheel by less than 100 votes (01/10/13)
When the clock struck 11:59 p.m. Wednesday night the 2012 top sports story in the Bootheel was officially finalized. The Holcomb Hornets varsity boys basketball team winning the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament for the first time in school history was voted the top sports story of 2012 by the readers who participated in the online poll...
Dexter edges Bloomfield, Risco takes down Clarkton 90-67 (01/09/13)
BLOOMFIELD -- After fighting neck-and-neck through three quarters of play on Tuesday the Dexter Bearcats handed the Bloomfield Wildcats a 52-48 loss. The two teams went into the fourth quarter knotted up at 40-40 after playing within a point of each other in the first three quarters. It was in the final frame, however, that the Bearcats pulled ahead and outscored Bloomfield 12-8 for the win...
January 8, 2013 Scoreboard (01/08/13)
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Prep roundup: Eagles take down Saxony, Lady Hawks pound Caruthersville (01/06/13)
JACKSON -- Oran senior Kody Moore scored 20 points as the Eagles grounded the Saxony Lutheran Crusaders Friday 68-50. The Eagles held a slim 50-42 lead after the first three quarters and quickly ran away with it in the fourth. Oran outscored the Crusaders 18-8 in the final eight minutes...