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State-ranked Bernie baseball team beats Scott City 7-1 (03/30/15)
Note: A photo gallery of the Bernie-Scott City baseball game is available at this link: View Photo Here BERNIE, Mo. - The March baseball success continued for the Bernie Mules Monday afternoon against the Scott City Rams. Devin Trammell enjoyed a complete-game victory on the hill as state-ranked Bernie scored in every inning it batted with the exception of the bottom of the fourth on its way to a 7-1 home win against Scott City...
March 30, 2015 Scoreboard (03/30/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Jimerson, Porter win MBCA Player of the Year awards (03/27/15)
New Madrid County Central senior Willie Jimerson was selected as the Class 3 basketball Player of the Year by the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association on Friday as they announced its annual all-state teams. Jimerson led the Eagles with an average of 24 points and helped NMCC to a third-place finish during the Missouri Show Me Showdown in early March...
Dexter's McKuin, Jackson's Reynolds selected SEMO Conference Players of the Year (03/26/15)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Melanie McKuin continued the Dexter Lady Bearcats' recent run of Bob Gray Award winners Wednesday night while Blake Reynolds became the first Jackson player since 1987 to win the John Gibbs Award. Both were among the honorees at the 57th annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Basketball Banquet at the Black River Coliseum, which started off the festivities with a keynote address by University of Missouri men's basketball coach Kim Anderson...
Scott-Mississippi Conference names its player, coach of the year (03/20/15)
Scott County Central's Jeffery Porter was named the Scott-Mississippi Conference Player of the Year after his junior campaign. Porter averaged 20.9 points to help lead the Braves to a Class 2 state championship last Saturday following a 53-48 win over Mid-Buchanan at Mizzou Arena in Columbia...
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Scott County Central's Javonta Daniel (03/19/15)
Scott County Central senior Javonta Daniel scored a team-high 23 points to lead the Braves to a 53-48 victory over Mid-Buchanan in the Class 2 state championship Saturday at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Missouri. Daniel missed only two of his 13 shots and battled foul trouble throughout the game. He played a total of 16 minutes and scored five of the Braves' final seven points in the victory...
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Scott County Central's Javonta Daniel (03/19/15)
Scott County Central senior Javonta Daniel scored a team-high 23 points to lead the Braves to a 53-48 victory over Mid-Buchanan in the Class 2 state championship Saturday at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Missouri. Daniel missed only two of his 13 shots and battled foul trouble throughout the game. He played a total of 16 minutes and scored five of the Braves' final seven points in the victory...
Staple breaks the mold in adding to SCC trophy case (03/16/15)
The Scott County Central boys basketball team added another chapter to the greatest history book in Missouri high school hoops with its Class 2 state championship Saturday.
Staple breaks the mold in adding to SCC trophy case (03/16/15)
The Scott County Central boys basketball team added another chapter to the greatest history book in Missouri high school hoops with its Class 2 state championship Saturday. The Braves, as you already know unless you been hiding in an underground bunker devoid of Wi-Fi the last couple days, won their record 18th state title overall and just their second in Class 2...
Scott County Central wins Class 2 state championship (03/14/15)
Javonta Daniel scored 23 points to lead Scott County Central to a Class 2 state championship Saturday at Mizzou Arena. The Braves defeated Mid-Buchanan 53-48 and claimed it's 18th state championship in school history. It's the Braves' second Class 2 title...
Final four notebook: Scott County Central sends its 'Showboat' out with a win (03/14/15)
Along with the winning tradition the Braves have had year after year, assistant coach Andrew Pullen has remained Scott County Central's other constant for the storied program over the last decade.
Final four notebook: Scott County Central sends its 'Showboat' out with a win (03/14/15)
Along with the winning tradition the Braves have had year after year, assistant coach Andrew Pullen has remained Scott County Central's other constant for the storied program over the last decade.
18 and counting: Scott County Central boys basketball team upends Mid-Buchanan 53-48 for state crown (03/14/15)
With the game tied at the 3:44 mark, SCC's Javonta Daniel returned to score five of his team's final seven points to help the Braves capture their second consecutive and 18th overall state title with a 53-48 victory over Mid-Buchanan on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
New class, same result: Scott County Central boys claim state championship (03/14/15)
The Scott County Central boys basketball team won its record 18th state title with a 53-48 victory over Mid-Buchanan in the Class 2 championship on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
Scott County Central wins Class 2 state championship (03/14/15)
Javonta Daniel scored 23 points to lead Scott County Central to a Class 2 state championship Saturday at Mizzou Arena. The Braves defeated Mid-Buchanan 53-48 and claimed it's 18th state championship in school history. It's the Braves' second Class 2 title...
18 and counting: Scott County Central boys basketball team upends Mid-Buchanan 53-48 for state crown (03/14/15)
With the game tied at the 3:44 mark, SCC's Javonta Daniel returned to score five of his team's final seven points to help the Braves capture their second consecutive and 18th overall state title with a 53-48 victory over Mid-Buchanan on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
New class, same result: Scott County Central boys claim state championship (03/14/15)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Scott County Central boys basketball team won its record 18th state title with a 53-48 victory over Mid-Buchanan in the Class 2 championship on Saturday at Mizzou Arena. It is the second Class 2 title for the Braves, who have won their other 16 in Class 1...
Porter leads Scott County Central to Class 2 title game (03/13/15)
COLUMBIA -- After winning five state titles in the last six years, Scott County Central has learned a thing or two about closing out games. It also helps when you have Jeffery Porter. Porter scored 12 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter while Javonta Daniel was lights out with 21 points. The duo led the Braves to a 60-49 victory over Crane in the Class 2 state semifinals Thursday at Mizzou Arena...
Porter leads Scott County Central to Class 2 title game (03/13/15)
COLUMBIA -- After winning five state titles in the last six years, Scott County Central has learned a thing or two about closing out games. It also helps when you have Jeffery Porter. Porter scored 12 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter while Javonta Daniel was lights out with 21 points. The duo led the Braves to a 60-49 victory over Crane in the Class 2 state semifinals Thursday at Mizzou Arena...
Scott County Central boys pay tribute to longtime fans before semifinal (03/12/15)
The Scott County Central Braves weren't just playing for themselves in a Class 2 semifinal against Crane on Saturday afternoon. During pregame warm-ups, the Braves wore black shirts with a big orange heart in the middle.
Scott County Central boys basketball team reaches Class 2 state championship game (03/12/15)
Jeffery Porter sparked an 11-2 run, which helped the Braves secure a 60-49 victory over Crane and their second consecutive trip to a state championship.
SCC advances to Class 2 title game after 60-49 win over Crane (03/12/15)
The Scott County Central Braves advanced to the Class 2 state championship game after defeating Crane 60-49 Thursday during the semifinals at Mizzou Arena in Columbia.
Scott County Central boys basketball team reaches Class 2 state championship game (03/12/15)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- After scoring just two points in the first half against Crane in a Class 2 semifinal on Thursday at Mizzou Arena, Scott County Central junior Jeffery Porter was ready to take things into his own hands with the game and a chance to play for a second straight state title on the line.
Notebook: Scott County Central boys pay triubute to longtime fans before semifinal (03/12/15)
The Scott County Central Braves weren't just playing for themselves in a Class 2 semifinal against Crane on Saturday afternoon. During pregame warm-ups, the Braves wore black shirts with a big orange heart in the middle.
Scott County Central boys basketball team advances to Class 2 state championship (03/12/15)
The Braves defeated Crane 60-49 on Thursday afternoon and will play for the state title at 11 a.m. Saturday.
SCC advances to Class 2 title game after 60-49 win over Crane (03/12/15)
The Scott County Central Braves advanced to the Class 2 state championship game after defeating Crane 60-49 Thursday during the semifinals at Mizzou Arena in Columbia.
Advance boys basketball team set to face top-ranked Meadville (03/12/15)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- For as much as the Advance boys basketball team has relied on its outside shooting this postseason, Hornets' coach Bubba Wheetley said his team will have to rely on its defense and press against its toughest competition yet. Advance, now in its second season under Wheetley, will be joined by Meadville, Leeton and Winston in the Class 1 final four today in Columbia, Missouri...
Braves, Pirates to battle in Class 2 final four today (03/12/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- There will be no fear of the moment when the Scott County Central boys basketball team takes the court today. This is the Braves' territory. SCC (25-4) brings a state-record 17 state titles into its Class 2 final four game against Crane (28-2), which is scheduled for noon today at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Missouri...
Scott County Central boys basketball team ready to battle at Class 2 final four (03/12/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- There will be no fear of the moment when the Scott County Central boys basketball team takes the court today. This is the Braves' territory. SCC (25-4) brings a state-record 17 state titles into its Class 2 final four game against Crane (28-2), which is scheduled for noon today at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Missouri...
Jeffery Porter is making a name for himself during Scott County Central's final four run (03/11/15)
The guard says he doesn't feel any extra pressure from carrying on the legacy that goes along with his last name and will continue to forge his spot in SCC history when the Braves attempt to win a Class 2 state championship this weekend.
Scott County Central's Jeffery Porter making a name for himself on basketball court (03/11/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Hanging on the walls of the Scott County Central high school gymnasium are the numbers of retired Braves, and tucked in amongst them are 35, belonging to Otto Porter, and 22 for Otto Porter, Jr.
Defending Class 1 champion Scott County Central ready for Class 2 Showdown (03/11/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- As soon as Scott County Central head coach Frank Staple heard the news that his team would make the bump up to Class 2, he began his research. He watched last year's state championship game between Sacred Heart and Iberia to get a feel for what his Braves would have to endure...
Jeffery Porter is making a name for himself during Scott County Central's final four run (03/11/15)
The guard says he doesn't feel any extra pressure from carrying on the legacy that goes along with his last name and will continue to forge his spot in SCC history when the Braves attempt to win a Class 2 state championship this weekend.
Scott County Central's Jeffery Porter making a name for himself on basketball court (03/11/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Hanging on the walls of the Scott County Central high school gymnasium are the numbers of retired Braves, and tucked in amongst them are 35, belonging to Otto Porter, and 22 for Otto Porter, Jr.
Scott County Central boys basketball team uses press to put the squeeze on opponents (03/10/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The storied past of the Scott County Central boys basketball team has a wealth of history, including a systematic pressure defense that began years before many can remember. Perhaps the only thing missing is a patent. But don't be fooled. SCC obviously didn't invent its notorious 1-2-2 press, which has haunted opponents for decades and given way to the program's years of state championship experience...
Scott County Central boys basketball team uses press to put the squeeze on opponents (03/10/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The storied past of the Scott County Central boys basketball team has a wealth of history, including a systematic pressure defense that began years before many can remember. Perhaps the only thing missing is a patent. But don't be fooled. SCC obviously didn't invent its notorious 1-2-2 press, which has haunted opponents for decades and given way to the program's years of state championship experience...
ND boys hold distinction of defeating all foes after avenging loss (03/09/15)
Heading into Saturday night's Class 4 District 1 championship, the Notre Dame boys basketball team had beaten all but one of the teams it played this season.
ND boys hold distinction of defeating all foes after avenging loss (03/09/15)
Heading into Saturday night's Class 4 District 1 championship, the Notre Dame boys basketball team had beaten all but one of the teams it played this season.
Porter's big night propels Scott Central into Class 2 final four (03/08/15)
It's no secret that Scott County Central's Jeffery Porter is at his best when the games matter most. On Saturday, Valle Catholic was the latest team to get a personal demonstration as a 46-point effort from Porter prevented a late Warrior's charge in the state quarterfinals.
Porter's big night propels Scott Central into Class 2 final four (03/08/15)
It's no secret that Scott County Central's Jeffery Porter is at his best when the games matter most. On Saturday, Valle Catholic was the latest team to get a personal demonstration as a 46-point effort from Porter prevented a late Warrior's charge in the state quarterfinals.
Scott County Central boys basketball team returns to final four after defeat of Valle Catholic (03/08/15)
Jeffery Porter scored 46 points to lift the defending Class 1 state champion Braves to a 70-62 victory and a spot in the Class 2 final four.
Scott County Central holds on against Thayer to advance to quarterfinals (03/07/15)
MOUNTAIN VIEW -- A slow start in its district title game against Bernie left Scott County Central needing a lopsided comeback just to keep their season alive. Against Thayer Friday in Class 2 sectionals, the Braves made sure the same thing didn't happen again...
Scott County Central boys basketball team returns to final four after defeat of Valle Catholic (03/07/15)
Jeffery Porter scored 46 points to lift the defending Class 1 state champion Braves to a 70-62 victory and a spot in the Class 2 final four.
Scott County Central boys basketball team rolls into state quarterfinals for eighth consecutive season (03/07/15)
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Mo. -- For most of the first quarter, it looked like Thayer would at least threaten to put an end to Scott County Central's seven-year state sectional winning streak. However, the Braves used a strong second quarter finish and a dominant second half led by Javonta Daniel, who scored a game-high 29 points, to secure their eighth-straight trip to the quarterfinals with a 67-61 victory over Thayer in a Class 2 sectional Friday at Liberty High School...
Scott County Central holds on against Thayer to advance to quarterfinals (03/07/15)
MOUNTAIN VIEW -- A slow start in its district title game against Bernie left Scott County Central needing a lopsided comeback just to keep their season alive. Against Thayer Friday in Class 2 sectionals, the Braves made sure the same thing didn't happen again...
Winter weather slows high school basketball postseason play (03/05/15)
Wednesday's winter storm continues to slow down the high school basketball postseason, but Missouri State High School Athletics Association communications director Jason West said Saturday's quarterfinals are still scheduled to resume as planned.
Change of site not a concern for SCC in sectional (03/05/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Much like the weather has put a delay in local sectional play, the Scott County Central Braves were forced to wait awhile before they could find out their opponent in the opening round if the Class 2 state tournament...
Change of site not a concern for SCC in sectional (03/05/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Much like the weather has put a delay in local sectional play, the Scott County Central Braves were forced to wait awhile before they could find out their opponent in the opening round if the Class 2 state tournament...
Winter weather forces changes to basketball playoffs (03/05/15)
A winter storm moved through the area Wednesday, forcing schedule and location changes for several high school basketball sectional games.
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Scott County Central's Jeffery Porter (03/05/15)
Scott County Central's Jeffery Porter scored a game-high 39 points to lead the top-seeded Braves to a 73-63 win over the second-seeded Bernie Mules in the Class 2 District 1 championship Friday in Bloomfield, Missouri. "He's our playmaker," SCC senior forward Matthew Blissett said about Porter. "He's the guy we look to when we need some buckets."...
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Scott County Central's Jeffery Porter (03/05/15)
Scott County Central's Jeffery Porter scored a game-high 39 points to lead the top-seeded Braves to a 73-63 win over the second-seeded Bernie Mules in the Class 2 District 1 championship Friday in Bloomfield, Missouri. "He's our playmaker," SCC senior forward Matthew Blissett said about Porter. "He's the guy we look to when we need some buckets."...
Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team begins sectional play today (03/04/15)
Led by a group of eight juniors, the Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team heads into its Class 3 sectional with three consecutive district crowns.
Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team begins sectional play today (03/04/15)
Led by a group of eight juniors, the Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team heads into its Class 3 sectional with three consecutive district crowns.
Chaffee girls basketball team claims long-awaited district crown (02/28/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- The mentality of the Chaffee girls basketball team hasn't changed all season. But as the Red Devils struggled against an aggressive Scott County Central defense for the first 16 minutes of the Class 2 District 1 championship, they needed to be reminded of how much success that mentality had provided them up to that point...
Porter's lights-out second half guides Scott Central to Class 2, District 1 title (02/28/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- A Class 1 powerhouse for generations, many fans wondered how Scott County Central would handle the step up in competition to Class 2 this postseason. For two quarters the answer was not a positive one for the Braves as they battled Bernie for the Class 2, District 1 championship...
Bernie suffers season-ending loss to defending state champion Braves in C2D1 boys basketball final (02/28/15)
The Bernie Mules led by as much as 15 points in the first half but came up short in its bid to become the first team since 2003 to beat the Scott County Central Braves in a boys basketball district tournament. Friday night...
Bernie suffers season-ending loss to defending state champion Braves in C2D1 boys basketball final (02/28/15)
The Bernie Mules led by as much as 15 points in the first half but came up short in its bid to become the first team since 2003 to beat the Scott County Central Braves in a boys basketball district tournament. Friday night...
Scott County Central boys rally past Bernie to win district title (02/27/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- In scientific terms, Scott County Central junior Jeffery Porter spent much of the second quarter of the Clas 2 District 1 championship game as potential energy.
Bernie reaches C2D1 championship with 56-54 overtime win at Bloomfield (02/27/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - For the past several weeks Bernie Mules coach Brad Botsch has encouraged his upperclassmen to raise their game a level with the playoffs approaching. With the season on the line, Botsch felt his seniors finally reached that level Thursday night in a Class 2, District 1 semifinal against the Bloomfield Wildcats...
Scott County Central boys rally past Bernie to win district title (02/27/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Scott County Central junior Jeffery Porter scored 34 of his game-high 39 points in the second half as the Braves rallied from a 13-point halftime deficit to defeat Bernie in the Class 2 District 1 championship game Saturday night...
Bernie reaches C2D1 championship with 56-54 overtime win at Bloomfield (02/27/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - For the past several weeks Bernie Mules coach Brad Botsch has encouraged his upperclassmen to raise their game a level with the playoffs approaching. With the season on the line, Botsch felt his seniors finally reached that level Thursday night in a Class 2, District 1 semifinal against the Bloomfield Wildcats...
High school roundup: SCC boys advance to district final (02/27/15)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: SCC boys basketball team advances to district final (02/27/15)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
February 26, 2015 Scoreboard (02/26/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Top seeds roll on opening night of Class 2, District 1 Tournament (02/25/15)
sports@stndard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- As expected, the top-seeded Scott County Central Braves rolled through the first round of the Class 2, District 1 Tournament on Monday with 81-14 win over eighth-seeded Chaffee. The Braves didn't surrender a basket after taking a 41-11 lead into halftime sealed a winless 0-20 season for the Red Devils. Chaffee's best stretch came with a 6-5 start to the game, but the Braves scored 27 straight points soon after...
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys basketball team topples Dexter (02/25/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys basketball team topples Dexter (02/25/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
Bernie-Bloomfield rematch set in Class 2, District 1 boys basketball tournament (02/25/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats and Bernie Mules are set to square off for the third time this season after securing convincing quarterfinal victories at the Class 2, District 1 boys basketball tournament at Bloomfield High School Tuesday night...
February 24, 2015 Scoreboard (02/24/15)
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SCC, Chaffee roll to semifinal wins during Class 2, District 1 tournament (02/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- Coming off back-to-back district championships in Class 1, the Scott County Central Bravettes showed no problems in moving up a class Monday night when they opened up the Class 2, District 1 tournament. Led by Johneisha Daniel's 29 points, second-seeded Scott Central rolled past third-seeded South Pemiscot and into the championship with a 67-29 final...
February 23, 2015 Scoreboard (02/23/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Saturday's basketball games postponed (Updated District Basketball Tournaments Included) (02/21/15)
Saturday's Dexter-Poplar Bluff varsity boys and girls basketball games scheduled for 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. at Poplar Bluff High School are cancelled. All district basketball tournaments have also been postponed Saturday. View updated brackets at this link: Updated basketball tournament brackets...
SCC slips by NMCC on controversial game-winner (02/20/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- What looked to be a possible rout by halftime turned into a fight to the finish for Scott County Central Thursday as they celebrated senior night against New Madrid County Central. A one-time, 14-point lead had completely vanished in the final minute of the game as the Eagles atoned for a rough first two quarters...
SCC slips by NMCC on controversial game-winner (02/20/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- What looked to be a possible rout by halftime turned into a fight to the finish for Scott County Central Thursday as they celebrated senior night against New Madrid County Central. A one-time, 14-point lead had completely vanished in the final minute of the game as the Eagles atoned for a rough first two quarters...
Advance, Oran boys basketball teams headline district tournaments (02/20/15)
The Advance and Oran boys basketball teams have built a healthy postseason rivalry over the years. The two teams met in the Class 2 District 3 championship the past four years, however, district realignment will offer a different route this season as top-seeded Oran and second-seeded Advance will each vie for the Class 1 District 2 crown at Bell City High School...
High school roundup: Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team concludes perfect regular season with win over Meadow Heights (02/20/15)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team concludes perfect regular season with win over Meadow Heights (02/20/15)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
Unbeaten Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team begins postseason crusade (02/20/15)
The undefeated Saxony Lutheran Crusaders girls basketball team begins its playoff quest Saturday at Scott City High School. Saxony enters the Class 3 District 2 tournament as the top-ranked team in the Class 3 Missouri Basketball Coaches Association poll, but coach Sam Sides knows every opponent will be giving its best shot...
Advance, Oran boys basketball teams headline district tournaments (02/20/15)
The Advance and Oran boys basketball teams have built a healthy postseason rivalry over the years. The two teams met in the Class 2 District 3 championship the past four years, however, district realignment will offer a different route this season as top-seeded Oran and second-seeded Advance will each vie for the Class 1 District 2 crown at Bell City High School...
District host sites, state baseball rankings released (02/19/15)
District host sites are set for the 2015 spring baseball season. Gideon is slated to host Class 1, District 1 featuring Clarkton, Delta C-7, Gideon, Naylor, North Pemiscot, Risco and Southland. Oran is slated to host Class 1, District 2 featuring Advance, Bell City, Leopold, Oak Ridge, Oran, Richland and Scott County Central...
February 19, 2015 Scoreboard (02/19/15)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston upends Jackson, NMCC blows past Caruthersville (02/10/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- Led by Larysa McClellon's 15 points, the Sikeston girls basketball team defeated SEMO Conference foe Jackson 57-47 on the road Monday night. Sikeston (16-4, 4-0 SEMO Conference) fell behind 22-21 by halftime but grabbed a three-point lead going into the fourth quarter. They outscored Jackson, who committed 21 turnovers, 21-13 to pull away from the win...
High school roundup: Scott City girls notch road win against Delta (02/10/15)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Scott City girls notch road win against Delta (02/10/15)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston upends Jackson, NMCC blows past Caruthersville (02/10/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- Led by Larysa McClellon's 15 points, the Sikeston girls basketball team defeated SEMO Conference foe Jackson 57-47 on the road Monday night. Sikeston (16-4, 4-0 SEMO Conference) fell behind 22-21 by halftime but grabbed a three-point lead going into the fourth quarter. They outscored Jackson, who committed 21 turnovers, 21-13 to pull away from the win...
February 9, 2015 Scoreboard (02/09/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Scott County Central boys basketball team hangs on to defeat Kelly (02/04/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
Scott County Central survives scare from Kelly (02/04/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- It might not go down as a win in the books, but the Kelly Hawks certainly weren't hanging their heads after their latest matchup Tuesday with Scott County Central. Against a team they'd already lost to twice this season, by 42 and 33 points respectively, the Hawks held a one-point lead at the half and remained within a possession going into the fourth quarter...
High school roundup: Scott County Central boys basketball team hangs on to defeat Kelly (02/04/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
Scott County Central survives scare from Kelly (02/04/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- It might not go down as a win in the books, but the Kelly Hawks certainly weren't hanging their heads after their latest matchup Tuesday with Scott County Central. Against a team they'd already lost to twice this season, by 42 and 33 points respectively, the Hawks held a one-point lead at the half and remained within a possession going into the fourth quarter...
February 3, 2015 Scoreboard (02/03/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Perryville boys basketball team avenges loss to Scott City (02/01/15)
Conner Stark nailed a game-high 26 points as the Perryville Pirates boys basketball team sailed away with a 69-61 win over the host Scott City Rams on Friday. Luke Schlichting had 12 points, and Eli Tripp grabbed seven rebounds for Perryville (12-6)...
High school roundup: Perryville boys basketball team avenges loss to Scott City (01/31/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Friday.
PREP ROUNDUP: Charleston slips by Kennett, Risco wins first (01/31/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Delfincko Bogan and Tenerrious Ewing led Charleston to an 82-76 win over Kennett Friday on the road. Bogan paced all scorers with 27 points and Ewing added 21. Mardareyon Clark chipped in 12 for Charleston (12-9, 3-2 SEMO Conference)...
January 30, 2015 Scoreboard (01/30/15)
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January 29, 2015 Scoreboard (01/29/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Scott County Central's Jeffery Porter (01/29/15)
Junior guard Jeffery Porter scored a game-high 25 points to lead the Scott County Central boys basketball team to a 75-64 win over Oran in the championship game of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament on Friday at Oran High School. Porter also played a big role on defense for the top-seeded Braves, who scored 22 points off turnovers and claimed their second straight conference title...
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Scott County Central's Jeffery Porter (01/29/15)
Junior guard Jeffery Porter scored a game-high 25 points to lead the Scott County Central boys basketball team to a 75-64 win over Oran in the championship game of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament on Friday at Oran High School. Porter also played a big role on defense for the top-seeded Braves, who scored 22 points off turnovers and claimed their second straight conference title...
Mindful defense leads to Scott Central's 77-41 win over Hayti (01/28/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Scott County Central senior Javonta Daniel understands his team faces a unique problem each time they step on the court. Fouls. It's an issue all teams must deal with but the Braves have only seven players to choose from and those numbers can pile up quicker than normal if not careful...
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs advance to semis, NMCC downs South Pemiscot (01/28/15)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com HILLBORO -- The top-seeded Sikeston Lady Bulldogs opened the 34th annual Hillsboro Girls Basketball Tournament on Tuesday with a 60-24 win over No. 8 Freeburg. Sikeston held Freeburg to single-digit scoring all four quarters and built a 27-12 lead by halftime. They went on to outscore Freeburg 33-13 in the second half to secure the win...
Mindful defense leads to Scott Central's 77-41 win over Hayti (01/28/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Scott County Central senior Javonta Daniel understands his team faces a unique problem each time they step on the court. Fouls. It's an issue all teams must deal with but the Braves have only seven players to choose from and those numbers can pile up quicker than normal if not careful...
High school roundup: Zalma boys basketball team edges Meadow Heights 84-77 (01/28/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
High school roundup: Zalma boys basketball team edges Meadow Heights 84-77 (01/28/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
PREP ROUNDUP: Bravettes edged by Woodland, East Prairie downs Risco (01/27/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Scott County Central Bravettes dropped a close game to Woodland Monday at home 55-54. The Bravettes (5-13) led 28-25 at halftime then Woodland tied the game at 38-all entering the fourth quarter. Four players scored in double figures for Scott Central led by Maddison Avance's 13. Ziaire Davis added 11 points and 13 rebounds, Johneisha Daniel and Chelsea Phillips each added 10...
January 27, 2015 Scoreboard (01/27/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Woodland girls basketball team edges Scott County Central (01/27/15)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
January 26, 2015 Scoreboard (01/26/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Scott Central takes home another Scott-Mississippi Conference title (01/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- For the last decade the Scott County Central Braves have dominated the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament with Oran being the only team to get in the way of an eight-year reign. With the two teams once again in the conference title game Friday night, the Eagles attempted a comeback in the final minutes that had the Braves clinging tight to a single-digit lead...
SCC boys basketball team successfully defends Scott-Miss. tourney title (01/24/15)
ORAN, Mo. -- Defending champs was an apt description of the Scott County Central boys basketball team Friday night in the championship game of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament.
SCC boys basketball team successfully defends Scott-Miss. tourney title (01/24/15)
ORAN, Mo. -- Defending champs was an apt description of the Scott County Central boys basketball team Friday night in the championship game of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament.
Oran, SCC advance to Scott-Miss. Conference finals for third-straight year (01/23/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- In what's becoming an annual tradition, the Oran Eagles will once again face off with Scott County Central for the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament championship. Shortly after the Braves routed Kelly Thursday night to open up semifinal play, the Eagles did the same to Scott City, 70-37, to set up the title rematch for a third-straight year...
PREP ROUNDUP: Richland upends Leopold, Bravettes take down Scott City (01/23/15)
LEOPOLD -- The Richland Rebels varsity boys basketball program outscored Leopold in every quarter on its way to a 67-33 road win Thursday. Skyler Harper paced Richland with 23 points. Marcus Gryson added 19 points, Josh Thornton contributed 13 points and Marcus Grayson calculated 10 points for the Rebels...
January 23, 2015 Scoreboard (01/23/15)
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Oran, SCC advance to Scott-Miss. Conference finals for third-straight year (01/23/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- In what's becoming an annual tradition, the Oran Eagles will once again face off with Scott County Central for the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament championship. Shortly after the Braves routed Kelly Thursday night to open up semifinal play, the Eagles did the same to Scott City, 70-37, to set up the title rematch for a third-straight year...
Scott County Central boys basketball team reaches conference tournament final (01/23/15)
ORAN, Mo -- Dalton Huffman's layup under the basket gave the fifth-seeded Kelly Hawks an 8-6 lead over the top-seeded Scott County Central Braves almost three minutes in the first quarter of Tuesday's Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament game, but the lead was short-lived.
High school roundup: Jackson boys handle Rebels with ease (01/23/15)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
January 22, 2015 Scoreboard (01/22/15)
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Basketball state rankings, playoff host sites set (01/23/15)
The Missouri Basketball Coaches Association released its latest state rankings Jan. 21. Three boys basketball teams and two girls basketball teams from the semoball.com coverage area are state-ranked. The Scott County Central boys are ranked sixth in Class 2, the New Madrid County Central boys are ranked fourth in Class 3 and the Cape Central boys are ranked sixth in Class 4...
PREP ROUNDUP: NMCC gets by Royals, Dexter pulls off comeback (01/21/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BROSELEY -- Led by Willie Jimerson's 25 points, the New Madrid County Central Eagles took down host Twin Rivers 71-55. With just a one-point edge going into the second quarter the Eagles went on to outscore the Royals 24-14 in the final eight minutes of the half. NMCC extended its lead to 15 entering the fourth before holding on for the win...
PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly upends Scott City, Sikeston wrestlers finish sixth at 141 Rumble (01/19/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Logan Ivie's double-double helped lead the Kelly Lady Hawks to a 54-26 win over visiting Scott City Monday 54-26. Ivie led Kelly (10-4) with 15 points and 10 rebounds. Tessa Johnson added 13 points and four steals...
Scott Central makes the most of star Bluejay's departure (01/17/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- He's the scorer, the ball handler or anything Charleston needs him to be. Simply put, Delfincko Bogan is a presence. So when he fouled out with 3:58 left in the fourth quarter leaving the Bluejays with a manageable 58-48 lead, Scott County Central made the most of a Bogan-less Charleston...
Scott Central makes the most of star Bluejay's departure (01/17/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- He's the scorer, the ball handler or anything Charleston needs him to be. Simply put, Delfincko Bogan is a presence. So when he fouled out with 3:58 left in the fourth quarter leaving the Bluejays with a manageable 58-48 lead, Scott County Central made the most of a Bogan-less Charleston...
January 16, 2015 Scoreboard (01/16/15)
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Bravettes fall on the road to Perryville (01/16/15)
PERRYVILLE (SMNS) -- Ahnie Hoff recorded a double-double with a game-high 20 points and 15 rebounds to lead the host Pirates to victory. Hoff also tallied seven steals and had three blocked shots for the Pirates, who held just a three-point lead at halftime...
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys basketball team extends winning streak to 9 games (01/16/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
January 15, 2015 Scoreboard (01/15/15)
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Braves continue hot streak, rout East Prairie (01/14/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Since the start of the new year the Scott County Central Braves have been on a tear, beating its three opponents by a combined 188 points and scoring no fewer than 82 points in any contest. Their latest rout came Tuesday when junior Jeffery Porter's 27 points helped the Braves to a 94-41 win over visiting East Prairie...
Braves continue hot streak, rout East Prairie (01/14/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Since the start of the new year the Scott County Central Braves have been on a tear, beating its three opponents by a combined 188 points and scoring no fewer than 82 points in any contest. Their latest rout came Tuesday when junior Jeffery Porter's 27 points helped the Braves to a 94-41 win over visiting East Prairie...
Top seeds roll in Scott-Mississippi County Tournament opening round (01/13/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- With 22 points from Julia Sutterfield, the top--seeded Chaffee Lady Devils downed eighth-seeded Scott City 64-29 on Monday in the opening round of the Scott-Mississippi County Tournament. After taking a nine-point lead into the second quarter, Chaffee (10-2) out-scored the Lady Rams 21-5 in the final eight minutes of the first half to extend their lead to 25 points...
High school roundup: Top seeds advance at Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament (01/13/15)
There were no surprises during Monday's first round of action in the Scott-Mississippi Conference girls basketball tournament as the top four seeds easily advanced to Thursday's semifinals at Thomas W. Kelly High School in Benton, Missouri. Top-seeded Chaffee coasted in its 64-29 rout of eighth-seeded Scott City as the Red Devils defeated the Rams for the third time this season. ...
High school roundup: Top seeds advance at Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament (01/13/15)
There were no surprises during Monday's first round of action in the Scott-Mississippi Conference girls basketball tournament as the top four seeds easily advanced to Thursday's semifinals at Thomas W. Kelly High School in Benton, Missouri. Top-seeded Chaffee coasted in its 64-29 rout of eighth-seeded Scott City as the Red Devils defeated the Rams for the third time this season. ...
January 12, 2015 Scoreboard (01/12/15)
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PREP ROUNDUP: NMCC takes down Northwest, Bravettes fall to Portageville (01/10/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE CENTRAL -- Sophomore Javarcus Word scored a game-high 28 points during New Madrid County Central's 73-58 win over Northwest Academy from St. Louis Saturday at the Tiger Shootout at Cape Central High School. Seniors Willie Jimerson and Asten Newsom added 23 and 13 points...
Delta New Years Tournament roundup: Oran girls basketball team downs Meadow Heights for third place (01/09/15)
Allie Cummins scored a game-high 16 points as the fourth-seeded Oran Eagles girls basketball team trounced the sixth-seeded Meadow Heights Panthers 48-17 for third place in the Delta New Years Tournament.
Delta New Years Tournament roundup: Oran girls basketball team downs Meadow Heights for third place (01/09/15)
Allie Cummins scored a game-high 16 points as the fourth-seeded Oran Eagles girls basketball team trounced the sixth-seeded Meadow Heights Panthers 48-17 for third place in the Delta New Years Tournament.
PREP ROUNDUP: Dexter slips past Farmington, Oran nabs third at Delta tourney (01/09/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- The Dexter Lady Bearcats held off visiting Farmington 46-41 Thursday at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter. Melanie McKuin scored a team-high 12 points while Hannah Thurmon added seven points, 11 rebounds and four steals...
January 8, 2015 Scoreboard (01/08/15)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston dominates at quad-meet, Bravettes advance (01/08/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com MARION, Ill. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs' wrestling team continued its recent hot streak on Wednesday with a sweep of the competition at a quad-meet in Marion, Ill. The Bulldogs took down Poplar Bluff 53-21, Carterville, Ill., 60-13 and host Marion County, Ill., 52-15...
PREP ROUNDUP: Jimerson's 41 backs NMCC win, Dexter falls on the road (01/07/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com KENNETT -- Led by Willie Jimerson's 41 points, the New Madrid County Central Eagles held off Kennett 70-63 on the road Tuesday. Jimerson went 6 for 10 at the free throw line in the fourth quarter, which was tied at 61-all with less than three minutes to go...
High school roundup: Saxony girls roll into semis at Delta tournament (01/06/15)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Saxony girls roll into semis at Delta tournament (01/06/15)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
SoutheastHEALTH presents sportsmanship award to Scott County Central's Blissett (01/06/15)
SoutheastHEALTH presented its Sportsmanship Award to Scott County Central High School boys basketball player Matthew Blissett at the 2014 Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament on Tuesday night, Dec. 30, at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau. The annual award recognizes a student who displays success on the court, in the classroom and in the community...
SoutheastHEALTH presents sportsmanship award to Scott County Central's Blissett (01/06/15)
SoutheastHEALTH presented its Sportsmanship Award to Scott County Central High School boys basketball player Matthew Blissett at the 2014 Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament on Tuesday night, Dec. 30, at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau. The annual award recognizes a student who displays success on the court, in the classroom and in the community...
January 2, 2015 Scoreboard (01/02/15)
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Braves suffer lopsided defeat to Cape Central in third place game (12/31/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- After falling by a lopsided margin to top-seeded Jackson in the semifinal round, fourth-seeded Scott County Central was looking to bounce back with a big win in the third place game in the 70th Annual Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament...
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Central claims 3rd place with win over Braves (12/31/14)
Cape Central coach Drew Church was pleased with the way his team competed on Tuesday night, which was something he couldn't say a day earlier when the Tigers were blown out in a Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament semifinal. Trailing by one point at the end of the first quarter, second-seeded Cape Central used a 18-2 run to pull away for a 79-53 victory over No. 4 Scott County Central in the third-place game on Tuesday night at the Show Me Center...
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Central claims 3rd place with win over Braves (12/31/14)
Cape Central coach Drew Church was pleased with the way his team competed on Tuesday night, which was something he couldn't say a day earlier when the Tigers were blown out in a Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament semifinal. Trailing by one point at the end of the first quarter, second-seeded Cape Central used a 18-2 run to pull away for a 79-53 victory over No. 4 Scott County Central in the third-place game on Tuesday night at the Show Me Center...
Box score: (2) Central 79, (4) Scott County Central 53 (12/30/14)
SCC (53) -- Javonta Daniel 15, Jeffery Porter 14, Matthew Blissett 9, Tre Moore 7, Drake Kesler 4, Skylar Lemons 2. FG 23, FT 6-11, F 13. (3-pointers: Moore 1. Fouled out: none.) CENTRAL (79) -- Andre Statam 25, Al Young 19, Kway'Chon Chisom 18, Peyton Montgomery 9, Tevyn Wright-Hunt 2, Chase Hagerty 2, Kaleb Ward 2, Garrett Jackson 2. FG 34, FT 7-8, F 13. (3-pointers: Statam 3, Montgomery 1. Fouled out: none.)...
Braves routed by Jackson 72-47 in tournament semifinals (12/30/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- After struggling to find a groove early in their previous game against Scott City, Jackson coach Darrin Scott needed to find a way to motivate the top-seeded Indians before their meeting with No. 4 Scott County Central. Scott's pregame message to his players and the realization that they were one win away from the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament championship game was all it took to get the Indians going...
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Jackson topples Scott County Central (12/29/14)
After struggling to find a groove early in their previous game against Scott City, Jackson coach Darrin Scott needed to find a way to motivate the top-seeded Indians before their meeting with No. 4 Scott County Central.
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Jackson topples Scott County Central (12/29/14)
After struggling to find a groove early in their previous game against Scott City, Jackson coach Darrin Scott needed to find a way to motivate the top-seeded Indians before their meeting with No. 4 Scott County Central.
Box score: (1) Jackson 72, (4) Scott County Central 47 (12/29/14)
SCC (47) -- Jeffery Porter 18. Javonta Daniel 17, Tre Moore 7, Matt Blissett 5. FG 17, FT 12-17, F 15 (3-pointers: Moore. Fouled out: none) JACKSON (72) -- Blake Reynolds 24, Braden Wendel 19, Jacob Smith 11, Connor Shepard 8, Jacob Friess 6, Garrett Walker 2, Stephen Irons 2. FG 30, FT 6-13, F 17. (3-pointers: 1. Fouled out: none)...
Keeping the record straight: Jim Tyler has been the bookkeeper for the Scott County Central basketball team for seven years, but he's been attending games for more than four decades (12/29/14)
Jim Tyler has been a constant at the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament for 45 years. Or maybe it's 47. He can't exactly recall. Those aren't the details Tyler focuses on.
Bernie, Bloomfield & Dexter collect first-round wins at BCT (all BCT box scores included) (12/27/14)
Three SCAA teams remain in contention for the ultimate prize at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament after Day 1 action. The Bernie Mules, Dexter Bearcats and Bloomfield Wildcats secured opening-round victories Friday at the 16-team tournament...
Change in plan lifts SCC past Charleston and into tournament semifinals (12/28/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Conserving energy for a second half push was Scott County Central head coach Frank Staple's plan but that was quickly scraped once an early advantage by Charleston forced his hand. Trailing by as many as 12, the fourth-seeded Braves were revitalized by a 27-point second quarter and eventually held off No. 5 Charleston 93-81 during the championship quarterfinals of the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau...
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Scott County Central rallies past Charleston, into semis (12/27/14)
The Braves trailed by double digits in the first half, but used a dominant fourth quarter to roll to a 93-81 victory over Charleston.
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Scott County Central rallies past Charleston, into semis (12/27/14)
The Braves trailed by double digits in the first half, but used a dominant fourth quarter to roll to a 93-81 victory over Charleston.
Box score: (4) SCC 93, (5) Charleston 81 (12/27/14)
CHARLESTON (81) -- Delfincko Bogan 31, Demarcus Sharp 16, Dontarius Sharp 14, Tenerrious Ewing 10, Mardareyon Clark 5, Darron Howard 3, Tyler Craig 2. FG 34, FT 6-10, F 22. (3-pointers: Dontarius Sharp 2, Bogan 2, Demarcus Sharp 2, Clark 1. Fouled out: Dontarius Sharp, Bogan)...
Routs rule first round of Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament (12/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Javonta Daniel led with 25 points while Matt Blissett added 21 during Scott County Central's 87-45 win over Kelly Friday during the first round of the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau...
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Tops seeds roll in opening session (12/26/14)
Jackson, Cape Central, Notre Dame and Scott County Central all posted big wins to start Day 1 on Friday.
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Tops seeds roll in opening session (12/26/14)
Jackson, Cape Central, Notre Dame and Scott County Central all posted big wins to start Day 1 on Friday.
Box score: (4) Scott County Central 87, (13) Kelly 45 (12/26/14)
SCOTT COUNTY CENTRAL (87) -- Garrett Burchard 2, Drake Kesler 15, Jeffery Porter 14, Tre Moore 5, Javonta Daniel 25, Matt Blissett 21, Skylar Lemons. FG 37, FT 8-20, F 15 (3-pointers: Kesler 2, Porter 2, Moore. Fouled out: none.) KELLY (45) -- Maurice Davis 2, Dalton Huffman 9, Cayden Williams 6, Levi Alsup 7, Jacob McClain 7, Isai Campos 2, Jacob Graham 3, Conner Dittlinger 9. FG 16, FT 9-15, F 17 (3-pointers: Huffman, Williams 2, Graham. Fouled out: none.)...
Scott Central toppled by Notre Dame 69-59 (12/23/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- In a final tuneup before the Southeast Missourian Christmas tournament, Scott County Central saw a rough start to the second half lead to a 69-59 loss to host Notre Dame on Monday. "We just could never really get started," Braves head coach Frank Staple said. "I give Notre Dame a lot of credit for that, but if we're going to compete in games like this our effort has to be a lot better. I just think we didn't play hard enough tonight."...
High school roundup: ND boys turn back SCC 69-59 (12/23/14)
All the high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
Scott Central toppled by Notre Dame 69-59 (12/23/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- In a final tuneup before the Southeast Missourian Christmas tournament, Scott County Central saw a rough start to the second half lead to a 69-59 loss to host Notre Dame on Monday. "We just could never really get started," Braves head coach Frank Staple said. "I give Notre Dame a lot of credit for that, but if we're going to compete in games like this our effort has to be a lot better. I just think we didn't play hard enough tonight."...
High school roundup: ND boys turn back SCC 69-59 (12/23/14)
All the high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Tigers collect seventh win vs. Farmington (12/21/14)
All the local high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
Scott County Central rallies to defeat Malden 88-84 (12/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- It was just two short weeks ago that Scott County Central and Malden squared off for the Oran Invitational Tournament title. Despite a strong push by the Green Wave, it was the Braves who brought home the championship, 71-67, for the seventh-straight year...
Scott County Central rallies to defeat Malden 88-84 (12/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- It was just two short weeks ago that Scott County Central and Malden squared off for the Oran Invitational Tournament title. Despite a strong push by the Green Wave, it was the Braves who brought home the championship, 71-67, for the seventh-straight year...
December 19, 2014 Scoreboard (12/19/14)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston falls on the road to Greene Co. Tech 68-61 (12/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PARAGOULD, Ark. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs fell to 2-3 on the season Tuesday following its 68-61 road loss to Greene County Tech in Paragould, Ark. Sikeston's current three-game losing streak is its first since 2006. Senior Corbyn Blissett led Sikeston with 20 points while freshman Fred Thatch added 16. Sikeston went 15 of 28 from the free throw line...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston falls on the road to Greene Co. Tech 68-61 (12/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PARAGOULD, Ark. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs fell to 2-3 on the season Tuesday following its 68-61 road loss to Greene County Tech in Paragould, Ark. Sikeston's current three-game losing streak is its first since 2006. Senior Corbyn Blissett led Sikeston with 20 points while freshman Fred Thatch added 16. Sikeston went 15 of 28 from the free throw line...
District baseball alignments announced, defending state champion Cooter moves to Class 2 (12/12/14)
The path to a district baseball championship got a bit tougher for a defending state champion and a pair of SCAA talents Friday. The Missouri High School Activities Association released district alignments for baseball for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons Friday...
PREP ROUNDUP: Oran bests Risco, Sikeston junior high splits with Charleston (12/10/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- Hunter Schlosser scored 19 points and had five rebounds leading the Oran Eagles past Risco 61-44 on the road Tuesday. Max Priggel added 14 points, five rebounds and three steals for Oran (2-2) while Jacob Priggel scored 11 and grabbed a game-high 14 rebounds...
Scott County Central boys basketball team wins seventh straight OIT (12/06/14)
ORAN, Mo. -- Scott County Central went to a zone defense to try to help contain Malden senior Cortez Robbins in the championship game of the Oran Invitational Tournament on Friday night. In the process, the six-time defending tournament champs found the zone...
Scott County Central boys basketball team wins seventh straight OIT (12/07/14)
ORAN, Mo. -- Scott County Central went to a zone defense to try to help contain Malden senior Cortez Robbins in the championship game of the Oran Invitational Tournament on Friday night. In the process, the six-time defending tournament champs found the zone...
Scott County Central wins OIT title with 71-67 victory over Malden (12/06/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- In it's 59-year history the Oran Invitational Tournament has been more or less owned by the Scott County Central Braves. Heading into Friday's title game against Malden, the Braves had already appeared in the tournament's championship game a total of 30 times, having won it 21 of those instances...
Scott County Central wins OIT title with 71-67 victory over Malden (12/06/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- In it's 59-year history the Oran Invitational Tournament has been more or less owned by the Scott County Central Braves. Heading into Friday's title game against Malden, the Braves had already appeared in the tournament's championship game a total of 30 times, having won it 21 of those instances...
Malden boys basketball team downs Oran in OIT, advances to face Scott County Central (12/05/14)
The third-seeded Malden Green Wave finished 20 of 26 (77 percent) from the free-throw line and outlasted the second-seeded tournament host Eagles 70-63 on Thursday.
Braves reach ninth-straight OIT final with win over Advance (12/05/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- For the ninth-straight year the Scott County Central Braves find themselves back in the Oran Invitational Tournament title game. The six-time defending champions held off a resilient Advance squad in Thursday's semifinal contest for a 90-66 win...
Braves reach ninth-straight OIT final with win over Advance (12/05/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- For the ninth-straight year the Scott County Central Braves find themselves back in the Oran Invitational Tournament title game. The six-time defending champions held off a resilient Advance squad in Thursday's semifinal contest for a 90-66 win...
Malden boys basketball team downs Oran in OIT, advances to face Scott County Central (12/05/14)
ORAN, Mo. -- It came down to the charity stripe in the last semifinal of the Oran Invitational Tournament. The third-seeded Malden Green Wave finished 20 of 26 (77 percent) from the free-throw line and outlasted the second-seeded tournament host Eagles 70-63 on Thursday...
December 4, 2014 Scoreboard (12/04/14)
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PREP ROUNDUP: NMCC rolls past Eagles, Braves open with OIT win (12/03/14)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Senior Willie Jimerson scored a game-high 21 points and the New Madrid County Central Eagles took down visiting East Prairie 75-36 Tuesday. Jarvarcus Word added 18 points for NMCC, who moved to 3-0 to start the season...
PREP ROUNDUP: NMCC rolls past Eagles, Braves open with OIT win (12/03/14)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Senior Willie Jimerson scored a game-high 21 points and the New Madrid County Central Eagles took down visiting East Prairie 75-36 Tuesday. Jarvarcus Word added 18 points for NMCC, who moved to 3-0 to start the season...
High school roundup: Oran, Malden, SCC win openers at Oran Tournament (12/03/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Porter sinks game-winner, Scott Central defeats Covington 71-69 (12/01/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- After trailing the entire first half, the Scott County Central Braves showed once again it's not how you start, but how you finish. Taking on Covington, Tenn., on the second day of the Riverbend Classic, the Braves rode a hot second half to a 71-69 win over the Chargers that was sealed with a game-winning shot from junior Jeffery Porter...
Porter sinks game-winner, Scott Central defeats Covington 71-69 (12/01/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- After trailing the entire first half, the Scott County Central Braves showed once again it's not how you start, but how you finish. Taking on Covington, Tenn., on the second day of the Riverbend Classic, the Braves rode a hot second half to a 71-69 win over the Chargers that was sealed with a game-winning shot from junior Jeffery Porter...
Stoddard County boys and girls basketball previews (12/01/14)
By DUSTIN WARD Daily Statesman ADVANCE, Mo. - Expectations remain high for the Advance Hornets varsity boys basketball program after a trip to the Class 2 state quarterfinals last season. "I expect a lot this season," Advance second-year coach Bubba Wheetley said. "It's going to be hard to replace Lane, but we've got some young kids coming up who can shoot and handle the ball pretty good. We are really looking forward to this year."...
SCC holds off Liberty Tech 70-58 (11/28/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Foul troubles and a short bench usually spell trouble for any team locked in a tight game. Leave it to Scott County Central to make discouraging odds work for them too. The defending Class 1 state champions held off Liberty Tech, Tenn., 70-58 in the first game of the Riverbend Classic at New Madrid County Central High School Friday afternoon with their lead returning scorer on and off the bench and an atypical Braves roster of seven players dressed out...
SCC holds off Liberty Tech 70-58 (11/28/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Foul troubles and a short bench usually spell trouble for any team locked in a tight game. Leave it to Scott County Central to make discouraging odds work for them too. The defending Class 1 state champions held off Liberty Tech, Tenn., 70-58 in the first game of the Riverbend Classic at New Madrid County Central High School Friday afternoon with their lead returning scorer on and off the bench and an atypical Braves roster of seven players dressed out...
Clarkton defend district title with new head coach (11/28/14)
While the Clarkton Reindeer are eager to defend their 2013-2014 Class 1, District 1 Championship crown, they'll have to do so with a new coach. The good news for them: The program appears to be in good hands.
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs drop first game, Oran routs SCC (11/26/14)
JACKSON -- The Sikeston lady Bulldogs opened their season with a 48-28 loss to Saxony Lutheran on Tuesday. The Lady Crusaders jumped out to a 15-9 lead after the first quarter and led 23-13 at the break. They outscored the Lady Bulldogs 25-15 in the second half...
BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: SCC moves on to new challenge in Class 2 (11/26/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Scott County Central will be moving onwards and upwards after claiming it's 17th state championship a season ago relying on three returning pieces to guide them through what is now their new home in Class 2. But moving up in classification is no deterrent from what the historically strong program has its eyes set on each and every year...
BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: SCC moves on to new challenge in Class 2 (11/26/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Scott County Central will be moving onwards and upwards after claiming it's 17th state championship a season ago relying on three returning pieces to guide them through what is now their new home in Class 2. But moving up in classification is no deterrent from what the historically strong program has its eyes set on each and every year...
High school roundup: Charleston girls basketball team downs Woodland (11/26/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
November 25, 2014 Scoreboard (11/25/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Scott County Central Girls Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Scott-Mississippi Coach: Matt Limbaugh District: Class 2 District 1 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Maddison Avance Starters lost: Mikaela Blissett, Johniqua Fort, Derien Ditto, Abby Ross Last year's record: 16-10 Postseason result: Lost to Naylor 44-33 in a Class 1 sectional...
Scott County Central Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Coach: Frank Staple, 3rd year District: Class 2 District 1 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Jeffery Porter, Matthew Blissett Starters lost: LaRandis Banks, Juwan Owens, Kendall Blissett, Cameron Blissett Last year's record: 26-5 Postseason result: Defeated Meadville 69-39 in Class 1 state championship...
Oran Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Scott-Mississippi Coach: Joe Shoemaker, 7th season District: Class 1 District 2 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Hunter Schlosser, Thomas Trankler, Jacob Priggel Starters lost: Seth Ressel, Chance Tenkhoff Last year's record: 21-8 Postseason result: Lost to Advance 88-79 in district championship...
Oak Ridge Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Mississippi Valley Coach: Adam Stoneking, 7th year District: Class 1 District 2 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: None Starters lost: Ryan Below, Kelby Brown, Jake LeGrand, Andrew Puchbauer, Kolt Metje Last year's record: 17-10 Postseason result: Lost to Leopold 50-49 in district semifinal...
Scott County Central Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Coach: Frank Staple, 3rd year District: Class 2 District 1 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Jeffery Porter, Matthew Blissett Starters lost: LaRandis Banks, Juwan Owens, Kendall Blissett, Cameron Blissett Last year's record: 26-5 Postseason result: Defeated Meadville 69-39 in Class 1 state championship...
Chaffee Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: Scott-Mississippi & Mississippi Valley Coach: Josh Govreau District: Class 2 District 1 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: None Starters lost: Charlie Montgomery, Layton Tenkhoff, Storm Estes, Jimmy Golden, Trevor Morehead, Peyton Montgomery...
2014-2015 Scott County Central Girls Basketball Schedule (11/19/14)
Host sites set for basketball districts (11/13/14)
Host sites have been selected for Missouri high school district basketball tournaments for the 2014-15 season. Sikeston is slated to host Class 4, District 1, boys and girls tournaments which feature Cape Central, Dexter, Kennett, Notre Dame, Perryville and Sikeston...
Otto Porter Watch (11/06/14)
During Otto Porter's first five games in the 2014-15 season, the former Scott County Central star has averaged nine points, including a career-high 21 points against Milwaukee Saturday for the Washington Wizards. The 6-8 small forward, who is in his second year in the NBA, has also averaged 25 minutes of playing time, 3.6 rebounds, 1.6 assists and has shot 48 percent (15 of 31) from the field. ...
District volleyball championships set (all Monday playoff scores included) (10/21/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The top-seeded Dexter Bearcats withstood a bit of a slow start and finished with a bang in a 25-18, 25-13 victory against the fifth-seeded Fredericktown Blackcats in a Class 3, District 1, semifinal Monday night. Top-seeded Dexter (27-3-1) advances to play second-seeded Perryville (24-8-1) for the district championship Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Bearcat Event Center...
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...
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...
Young fans learn from former Scott Central star Otto Porter (08/09/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- He chose to work with the younger group who were just finishing up a hectic scrimmage game hurling basketballs at the rim like tomahawk missiles. When he spoke, Otto Porter Jr.'s young fans ceased fire and awed at what the 6-foot-8 NBA forward had to say...
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...
Porter to host basketball camp (07/25/14)
SIKESTON -- Former Scott County Central star and current Washington Wizards forward Otto Porter will be headlining the Scott County Central All Schools Foundation Basketball Camp Aug. 8-9 at Ronnie Cookson Gymnasium. Porter, along with Hall of Fame coach Ronnie Cookson and current SCC head coach Frank Staple, will be on hand to teach grades 7-10 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $30 per player and will include a t-shirt...
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...
Otto Porter continuing impressive Summer League run (07/18/14)
Otto Porter continues to shine during the NBA Summer League. The 6-8 forward scored 14 points and had six rebounds in the Washington Wizards' 78-67 win over the Miami Heat Thursday night in Las Vegas. Porter, the former Scott County Central star and 2013's No. 3 overall NBA draft pick, is averaging 17 points and six rebounds in four games. The Wizards are undefeated so far in Summer League play...
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...
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...
Scott County Junior Legion baseball team honors fallen friend (07/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- It came a few days later than expected, but family, friends and teammates got a chance to honor the memory of Kelly High School's Kaden Robert Wednesday on the same field where he spent most of the past few springs...
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...
Scott County Junior Legion falls to Charleston 16U in extra innings, 17-13 (06/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Scott County Junior Legion fell to Charleston 16U on Tuesday 17-13 in extra innings. The game was schedule for nine innings, but wound up a a 12-inning affair when the two teams entered the final innings knotted up at 13-13. Another two scoreless inning ensued before a four-run Charleston rally in the top of the 12th put them ahead for good...
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. ...
Class 1 track and field: Kielhofner caps track career with new best at state meet (05/25/14)
The Oran senior finished third in the 300 hurdles at the Class 1 state track meet.
Kelly sends 11-athlete contingent to Class 2 state meet (05/23/14)
The Hawks have both numbers and experience for Class 2 track and field meet
Leopold reaches district semifinals (05/20/14)
Dillan Vandeven limited seventh-seeded Lesterville to three hits and had a two-run triple to lead No. 2 Leopold to a 10-0, six-inning win in the opening round of the Class 1 District 3 Tournament at South Iron High School in Annapolis, Missouri. Vandeven struck out seven and walked two in pitching a complete game...
Scott County Central's Larandis Banks signs with Chesapeake College (05/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Getting away from home isn't a concern for Scott County Central's Larandis Banks. He's never been to the east coast but the 900 mile difference between Scott County Central and Chesapeake College is almost welcomed...
Scott County Central's Juwan Owens to walk on at SIC (05/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Juwan Owens spent one year on the Scott County Central varsity basketball team and made the most of his opportunity. The 6-foot senior will attend Southeastern Illinois College and walk on to the basketball team next fall...
Scott County Central's Juwan Owens to walk on at SIC (05/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Juwan Owens spent one year on the Scott County Central varsity basketball team and made the most of his opportunity. The 6-foot senior will attend Southeastern Illinois College and walk on to the basketball team next fall...
Scott County Central's Larandis Banks signs with Chesapeake College (05/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Getting away from home isn't a concern for Scott County Central's Larandis Banks. He's never been to the east coast but the 900 mile difference between Scott County Central and Chesapeake College is almost welcomed...
SCC's Mikaela Blissett signs on with Christian Brothers University (05/16/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Scott County Central's Mikaela Blissett exemplifies the label of a student-athlete. Not only did the senior lead the Bravettes basketball team in nearly every statistical category the past two years, but Blissett will also serve as Scott Central's valedictorian during tonight's graduation ceremony at Ronnie Cookson Gymnasium...
SCC's Mikaela Blissett signs on with Christian Brothers University (05/16/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Scott County Central's Mikaela Blissett exemplifies the label of a student-athlete. Not only did the senior lead the Bravettes basketball team in nearly every statistical category the past two years, but Blissett will also serve as Scott Central's valedictorian during tonight's graduation ceremony at Ronnie Cookson Gymnasium...
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...
Sikeston gets 11-6 road win over Marshall Co. (05/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON, Ky -- The Sikeston Bulldogs baseball team improved to 13-10 on the season following an 11-6 win against Marshall County, Ky., Saturday on the road. Jacob Clark was the winning pitcher. Gavin O'Brien led the Bulldogs with three hits and two RBIs. Audie Hay added two hits and a double while Colton Black and Colton Hampton added two hits apiece...
Oran's Kielhofner claims district title in Class 1 track (05/11/14)
The Oran track and field team fared the best among local schools as the Eagles placed fifth and seventh overall in the boys and girls divisions, respectively, at the Class 1 District 1 meet at Lutheran High School in St. Peters, Missouri. Oran's Addie Kielhofner was the lone local runner to place first in any event at Saturday's 15-team district meet. ...