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February 4, 2016 Scoreboard (02/04/16)
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PREP ROUNDUP: SCC rallies past Kelly, Sikeston girls win sixth straight (02/03/16)
BENTON, Mo. -- The Scott County Central Braves used a big fourth quarter to earn a 64-48 road win over Kelly Tuesday night. Kelly led at halftime 28-24 and the game was tied 37-37 after three quarters before Scott Central outscored the Hawks 27-11 in the final frame...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Oak Ridge boys basketball team yields first win to Richland (02/03/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Oak Ridge boys basketball team yields first win to Richland (02/03/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
February 2, 2016 Scoreboard (02/02/16)
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PREP ROUNDUP: SCC girls down Meridian, Dexter upends NMCC late (02/02/16)
Scott County Central's Johneisha Daniel finished with 23 points and 10 rebounds as the Braves took a 38-25 lead into halftime and never looked back.
Scott Central avoids third loss to Advance in dominating way (02/02/16)
"We don't want to lose on our home court to someone we've already lost to twice. We know what they're going to do and what they have for us. We locked in defensively and stayed to our roots."
February 1, 2016 Scoreboard (02/01/16)
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January 29, 2016 Scoreboard (01/29/16)
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Scott City boys basketball team upsets Scott County Central in Scott-Mississippi Conference final (01/28/16)
The Rams broke out of the gates quickly thanks to a dominant first half by Braden Cox and then survived the Braves' expected second-half rally to pull off a second straight upset, defend their home floor and secure a Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament title with a 77-74 victory in the championship game on Wednesday night.
Scott City boys basketball team upsets Scott County Central in Scott-Mississippi Conference final (01/28/16)
The Rams broke out of the gates quickly thanks to a dominant first half by Braden Cox and then survived the Braves' expected second-half rally to pull off a second straight upset, defend their home floor and secure a Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament title with a 77-74 victory in the championship game on Wednesday night.
January 27, 2016, Scoreboard (01/27/16)
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PREP ROUNDUP: South Pem. downs NMCC, Sikeston girls ease through first round at Hillsboro (01/27/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com STEELE, Mo. -- The South Pemiscot Bulldogs used a strong fourth quarter to get past visiting New Madrid County Central 77-67 Tuesday night. South Pemiscot trailed 46-45 heading into the final frame before the Bulldogs went on a 9-2 run to start the quarter and never trailed again...
January 26, 2016 Scoreboard (01/26/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Notre Dame girls basketball team rallies past Farmington (01/26/16)
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January 25, 2016 Scoreboard (01/25/16)
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Scott County Central boys basketball team bests Oran to set up all-Scott conference tourney final (01/22/16)
Deantrell Beard finished with a game-high 28 points, and the top-seeded Scott County Central boys basketball team pulled away in the second quarter to secure a 73-56 win over fourth-seeded Oran in a semifinal of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament on Thursday at Scott City High School...
Scott County Central boys basketball team bests Oran to set up all-Scott conference tourney final (01/22/16)
Deantrell Beard finished with a game-high 28 points, and the top-seeded Scott County Central boys basketball team pulled away in the second quarter to secure a 73-56 win over fourth-seeded Oran in a semifinal of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament on Thursday at Scott City High School...
January 21, 2016 Scoreboard (01/21/16)
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Scott City boys basketball team tops Kelly, reaches semis of Scott-Mississippi tournament (01/20/16)
Scott City junior Dylan Keller finished with a game-high 38 points, leading the third-seeded Rams to an 83-75 win over sixth-seeded Kelly in the opening round of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament at Scott City High School.
Scott City holds off Kelly, SCC and East Prairie move on too at Scott-Miss. Tournament (01/20/16)
Top-seeded Scott County Central and No. 2 East Prairie breezed through its first round matchups while No. 3 Scott City staved off sixth-seeded Kelly in their third meeting of the season.
Charleston outpaces Scott Central 75-56 (01/16/16)
Charleston held a slim lead after one quarter, then outscored the Braves 51-33. The Bluejays elected to slow its pace and work a halfcourt offense for much of the game. The move paid off.
Oran girls basketball blasts past Bravettes for Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament title (01/14/16)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- If there was one thing the Oran girls basketball team did not go wanting for entering Thursday night's Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament championship, it was motivation. There was a tournament final loss a week ago -- the Eagles' only loss of the season. There was the search for the first conference tournament title in school history. And there was a loss to Scott County Central the last time Oran was the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament...
January 15, 2016 Scoreboard (01/15/16)
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Oran girls basketball blasts past Bravettes for Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament title (01/15/16)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- If there was one thing the Oran girls basketball team did not go wanting for entering Thursday night's Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament championship, it was motivation. There was a tournament final loss a week ago -- the Eagles' only loss of the season. There was the search for the first conference tournament title in school history. And there was a loss to Scott County Central the last time Oran was the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament...
Scott County Central girls basketball surges past Chaffee in Scott-Mississippi Conference semi (01/14/16)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- The Scott County Central girls basketball team made key plays down the stretch, going on an 8-0 run midway through the fourth quarter to break open a tied game and edge past host Chaffee 52-40 in a semifinal of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament on Wednesday night in Chaffee, Missouri...
January 14, 2016 Scoreboard (01/14/16)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Dexter ends skid, Porter scores 26 for SCC (01/13/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- The Dexter Bearcats snapped a three-game losing streak Tuesday night, going on the road to beat rival Bloomfield 48-31. The two teams were tied at 26 heading into the fourth quarter, but the Bearcats outscored Bloomfield 22-5 in the final frame. Dexter was able to make all eight free throw attempts in the stanza and had three-pointers from Ethan Flowers and Ryan Mayo...
High school roundup: Woodland boys basketball team stuns Jackson (01/13/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
High school roundup: Woodland boys basketball team stuns Jackson (01/13/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
Kelly girls basketball falls to Charleston in Scott-Mississippi Tournament quarterfinal (01/11/16)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- The Charleston girls basketball team played to its strengths, jumped out to a quick lead and sank Kelly 62-37 in a quarterfinal of the Scott-Mississippi Girls Basketball Conference Tournament on Monday evening at Chaffee High School...
High school roundup: Jackson boys basketball team picks up second win at Dave Sinclair Memorial Invitational (01/10/16)
Pete Lake poured in a game-high 21 points to lead the Jackson boys basketball team to a 62-41 victory over Rockwood Summit in the Indians' second round-robin game at the Dave Sinclair Memorial Invitational on Friday at Lindbergh High School in the suburban St. Louis area...
High school roundup: Jackson boys basketball team picks up second win at Dave Sinclair Memorial Invitational (01/09/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Friday.
January 8, 2016 Scoreboard (01/08/16)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Risco gets past East Prairie; Charleston, Chaffee girls roll to wins (01/08/16)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO, Mo. -- The Risco Tigers put five players in double figures and used a strong defensive performance to pull away from visiting East Prairie 71-58 on Thursday. "This is a huge win for us," said Risco head coach Brandon Blankenship. "East Prairie has a good team. We put four quarters together for the first time all season and we got contributions from a lot of players. It was a total team effort."...
High school roundup: Kesler leads Scott County Central girls basketball team past Woodland in Delta New Year's third-place game (01/08/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
High school roundup: Kesler leads Scott County Central girls basketball team past Woodland in Delta New Year's third-place game (01/08/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
January 7, 2016 Scoreboard (01/07/16)
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Oran girls basketball team topples Scott County Central, moves on to Delta title game (01/06/16)
The second-seeded Eagles improved to 9-0 with a 70-49 victory over the Bravettes.
January 5, 2016 Scoreboard (01/05/16)
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Saxony Lutheran, Oran, Scott County Central girls basketball teams advance at Delta New Year's Tournament (01/05/16)
Top-seeded Saxony Lutheran launched its bid for a fourth consecutive Delta New Year's Tournament title with a 73-20 victory over eighth-seeded Meadow Heights on Monday night. Brianna Mueller led the way with 14 points for the Crusaders, who improved to 8-2. Grace Mirly, who had six assists, and Tess Daniel, who had four steals, each added 12 points. Maddie Brune led the way on the boards with 10 rebounds...
Saxony Lutheran, Oran, Scott County Central girls basketball teams advance at Delta New Year's Tournament (01/05/16)
Top-seeded Saxony Lutheran launched its bid for a fourth consecutive Delta New Year's Tournament title with a 73-20 victory over eighth-seeded Meadow Heights on Monday night. Brianna Mueller led the way with 14 points for the Crusaders, who improved to 8-2. Grace Mirly, who had six assists, and Tess Daniel, who had four steals, each added 12 points. Maddie Brune led the way on the boards with 10 rebounds...
January 4, 2016 Scoreboard (01/04/16)
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Advance boys basketball breaks out early, survives Scott County Central push in Christmas Tournament fifth-place game (12/31/15)
It wasn't an unfamiliar sight. Back on Dec. 11, Advance and Scott County Central met in the title game of the Oran Invitational. The former built up a nice lead and the latter came charging back. Fast forward to Wednesday night in the fifth-place game of the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament, and the fifth-seeded Hornets clashed with the sixth-seeded Braves yet again. Yet again, Advance built up a nice lead and Scott County charged back...
Advance boys basketball breaks out early, survives Scott County Central push in Christmas Tournament fifth-place game (12/30/15)
It wasn't an unfamiliar sight. Back on Dec. 11, Advance and Scott County Central met in the title game of the Oran Invitational. The former built up a nice lead and the latter came charging back. Fast forward to Wednesday night in the fifth-place game of the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament, and the fifth-seeded Hornets clashed with the sixth-seeded Braves yet again. Yet again, Advance built up a nice lead and Scott County charged back...
Box score: (5) Advance 86, (6) Scott County Central 72 (12/30/15)
SCOTT COUNTY CENTRAL (72) -- Brody Ditto 3, Jacob Brown 3, Eric Smith 5, Deven Blackmon 10, Deantrell Beard 20, Landon Glueck 3, Garry Wilkerson 16, Jeffery Porter 12. FG 24, FT 19-22, F 16. (3-pointers: Adams, Brown, Smith, Wilkerson. Fouled out: Blackmon.)...
Porter, Beard help Scott County get past Scott City in Christmas Tournament fifth-place semi (12/30/15)
Scott City's Dylan Keller had already knocked down seven 3-pointers and all four of his free-throw attempts on Tuesday night when he stepped to the charity stripe for a one-and-one with 6.3 seconds remaining and the seventh-seeded Rams trailing No. 6 Scott County Central by three...
Porter, Beard help Scott County get past Scott City in Christmas Tournament fifth-place semi (12/29/15)
Scott City's Dylan Keller had already knocked down seven 3-pointers and all four of his free-throw attempts on Tuesday night when he stepped to the charity stripe for a one-and-one with 6.3 seconds remaining and the seventh-seeded Rams trailing No. 6 Scott County Central by three...
Box score: (6) Scott County Central 75, (7) Scott City 72 (12/29/15)
SCC (75) -- Brody Ditto 9, Eric Smith 3, Deven Blackmon 7, Deantrall Beard 29, Gerald Sanders 1, Jeffery Porter 26. FG 27, FT 19-27, F 15. (3-pointers: Smith, Porter. Fouled out: None.) SCOTT CITY (72) -- Dylan Keller 27, Trent Pobst 12, Ty Wilthong 4, Isiah Berry 5, Jordan Kluesner 9, Braden Cox 15. FG 26, FT 11-14, F 21. (3-pointers: Keller 7, Berry, Kluesner. Fouled out: None.)...
Dohogne leads way as Notre Dame boys basketball breaks down Scott County Central in Christmas Tournament quarterfinal (12/29/15)
Notre Dame boys basketball may have lost some key pieces from last year, but, for at least one more day, it will keep its chances of defending its Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament title alive. The 2014 champs and No. 3 seed grabbed momentum after halftime and broke down No. 6 Scott County Central for a 75-63 victory Monday night in a championship quarterfinal at the Show Me Center...
Dohogne leads way as Notre Dame boys basketball breaks down Scott County Central in Christmas Tournament quarterfinal (12/28/15)
Notre Dame boys basketball may have lost some key pieces from last year, but, for at least one more day, it will keep its chances of defending its Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament title alive. The 2014 champs and No. 3 seed grabbed momentum after halftime and broke down No. 6 Scott County Central for a 75-63 victory Monday night in a championship quarterfinal at the Show Me Center...
Box Score: (3) Notre Dame 75, (6) Scott County Central 63 (12/28/15)
SCOTT COUNTY CENTRAL (63) -- Brody Ditto 2, Deven Blackmon 13, Deantrell Beard 15, Gerald Sanders 12, Jeffery Porter 21. FG 17, FT 14-23, F 12 (3-pointers: Sanders 3, Beard 2. Fouled out: None.) NOTRE DAME (75) -- Blake Bauwens 15, Ross Essner 12, Tanner Robert 6, Winston Welter 10, Jake Edwards 7, Dawson Dohogne 21, Carson Ketcher 4. FG 28, FT 7-12, F 20 (3-pointers: Bauwens 4. Fouled out: None.)...
Scott County Central boys basketball holds on to defeat Meadow Heights in Christmas tourney opener (12/27/15)
The Braves defeated Meadow Heights 74-59 in a first-round contest at the Show Me Center.
Scott County Central boys basketball holds on to defeat Meadow Heights in Christmas tourney opener (12/27/15)
The Braves defeated Meadow Heights 74-59 in a first-round contest at the Show Me Center.
Box score: (6) Scott County Central 74, (11) Meadow Heights 59 (12/26/15)
MEADOW HEIGHTS (59) -- Jacob Douglas 16, Trent Liley 7, Brenan Welker 8, Lane Baremore 12, Nick Mayfield 2, Scott Pohlman 6, Devin Wilfong 8. FG 22, FT 11-14, F 18. (3-pointers: Douglas 2, Lilley, Baremore. Fouled out: Mayfield.) SCOTT COUNTY CENTRAL (74) -- Jacob Brown 5, Deven Blackmon 16, Deantrell Beard 14, Garry Wilkerson 2, Gerald Sanders 21, Jeffery Porter 16. FG 27, FT 18-21, F 14. (3-pointers: Brown, Sanders. Fouled out: None.)...
Malden pulls turnaround in second half, downs SCC (12/19/15)
"We know they're a good team and they're dangerous. They play good defense, shoot the ball well and score well. We know to be a good team we have to beat other good teams. It's a big win for us."
December 18, 2015 Scoreboard (12/18/15)
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Otto Porter enjoying some success during third year with Wizards (12/16/15)
"This is what I've dreamed about being here and playing at a high level like this. This is everything I've wanted. Every day you get to go to work and do the thing that you love to do. That's the main thing."
PREP ROUNDUP: Risco, South Pemiscot advance at Clarkton, SCC girls pull off OT win over Chaffee (12/15/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com Freshman Nathan Burnett hit four 3-pointers and poured in 28 points to lead the Risco Tigers to a first round 75-62 upset during the Clarkton Holiday Tournament over Cooter on Monday. The Tigers, seeded fifth, upset No. 4 Cooter to move on to the semifinals on Thursday at 6 p.m. where they will take on top-seeded Gosnell, Ark...
High school roundup: Scott County Central girls edge Chaffee in OT (12/15/15)
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December 14, 2015 Scoreboard (12/14/15)
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Advance ends Scott Central's OIT title run, Malden takes third (12/05/15)
ORAN -- In a game Advance led wire-to-wire, the Hornets merely confirmed their belief the Scott County Central Braves never really go away. The third-seeded Hornets scored the game's first points, built a 19-point lead three minutes into the third quarter and still had to hold on for dear life in posting a 90-89 victory over top-seeded SCC to break the Braves' seven-year reign at the Oran Invitational Tournament on Friday...
Advance boys basketball team holds off SCC 90-89 in title game of Oran Invitational (12/05/15)
Hornets ended the Braves' seven-year reign atop the tournament.
Taller Malden team defeats Oran in third-place game at OIT (12/05/15)
A young team is often an inconsistent team, and the Oran Eagles embodied that Friday night in the third-place game of their own Oran Invitational Tournament. In a sporadic performance, the fourth-seeded Eagles fell 55-41 to second-seeded Malden. The roller-coaster ride for a squad that starts a freshman at point guard as wells as two sophomores, included falling into a 16-point hole less than three minutes into the second quarter, before cutting the deficit to two points by halftime by scoring the final 12 points of the second quarter.. ...
Advance boys basketball team holds off SCC 90-89 in title game of Oran Invitational (12/05/15)
Hornets ended the Braves' seven-year reign atop the tournament.
December 4, 2015 Scoreboard (12/04/15)
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Scott County Central thwarts host, returns to OIT title game (12/04/15)
ORAN, Mo. -- Top-seeded Scott County Central didn't have its prettiest performance, but it made plays down the stretch, holding off a game fourth-seeded Oran, 58-49, to advance to the final of the 60th Annual Oran Invitational on Thursday night at Oran High School...
Braves thwart hosts, return to title game at Oran (12/04/15)
ORAN, Mo. -- Top-seeded Scott County Central didn't have its prettiest performance, but it made plays down the stretch, holding off a game fourth-seeded Oran, 58-49, to advance to the final of the 60th Annual Oran Invitational on Thursday night at Oran High School...
Sikeston eases past Scott County Central 64-30 (12/02/15)
Sikeston's defensive prowess led to 26 first half turnovers for the young Scott County Central squad. They turned their blunders into a 33-point lead by halftime.
December 3, 2015 Scoreboard (12/03/15)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Top seeds at OIT move on, Randle leads Charleston over East Prairie (12/01/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Each of the top seeds moved on during the first round of the 60th Annual Oran Invitational Tournament Monday at Oran High School. The top-seeded and seven-time defending tournament champions Scott County Central Braves was without its go-to player but still managed a 59-43 win over No. 8 Chaffee...
High school roundup: Top three seeds advance at Oran Invitational Tournament (12/01/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Monday.
High school roundup: Top three seeds advance at Oran Invitational Tournament (12/01/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Monday.
PREP ROUNDUP: Top seeds at OIT move on, Randle leads Charleston over East Prairie (12/01/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Each of the top seeds moved on during the first round of the 60th Annual Oran Invitational Tournament Monday at Oran High School. The top-seeded and seven-time defending tournament champions Scott County Central Braves was without its go-to player but still managed a 59-43 win over No. 8 Chaffee...
November 30, 2015 Scoreboard (11/30/15)
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High school roundup: Scott County Central boys basketball team drops two at Riverbend Classic (11/29/15)
Jeffery Porter scored a game-high 17 points for the Scott County Central boys basketball team, but West Memphis pulled away in the fourth quarter to secure a 51-44 win Saturday in the Riverbend Classic at New Madrid County Central High School. Glenn Ward had 12 points to lead the Blue Devils while Zachary Boyd added 10 points...
Outsiders rule Day 2 of Riverbend Classic (11/28/15)
The hometown teams (NMCC, Charleston, Scott County Central and Kennett) went 0-4 on Saturday after going 1-3 Friday when NMCC defeated Liberty Tech.
Vashon throttles Charleston in Riverbend Classic 68-35 (11/28/15)
New Madrid County Central took down Liberty, Scott County Central lost a tight on e to Covington and Kennett dropped one to West Memphis on the first day of the Riverbend.
Outsiders rule Day 2 of Riverbend Classic (11/28/15)
The hometown teams (NMCC, Charleston, Scott County Central and Kennett) went 0-4 on Saturday after going 1-3 Friday when NMCC defeated Liberty Tech.
Vashon throttles Charleston in Riverbend Classic 68-35 (11/28/15)
New Madrid County Central took down Liberty, Scott County Central lost a tight on e to Covington and Kennett dropped one to West Memphis on the first day of the Riverbend.
2015 Boys Basketball Preview: Bloomfield Wildcats (11/28/15)
The numbers are on the Bloomfield Wildcats' side in a big way entering the 2015-16 high school basketball season. Bloomfield has the luxury of having the largest high school basketball roster of any boys basketball program in Stoddard County with an unprecedented 31 students going out for boys basketball...
Oran girls basketball team routs Scott County Central (11/25/15)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Thanks to big performances by a pair of freshman, the Oran girls basketball team rolled past Scott County Central 70-35 on Tuesday night on Otto Porter Jr. Court at Ronnie Cookson Gymnasium. The Eagles (2-0) pushed the pace early and broke things open with a 10-0 run to start the second quarter, leaving the Bravettes (1-1) scrambling and unable to find any answers...
2015-16 Boys and Girls Basketball Previews (11/30/15)
Charleston Bluejays Head coach: Danny Farmer, 18th season (390-143) 2014-15 record: 17-11 Playoff finish: Lost to NMCC in Class 3 sectional Conference: SEMO Alignment: Class 3, District 2 Returning starters: Dontarius Sharp, Demarcus Sharp, Mardareyon Clark, Tenerrious Ewing...
Oran girls basketball team routs Scott County Central (11/25/15)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Thanks to big performances by a pair of freshman, the Oran girls basketball team rolled past Scott County Central 70-35 on Tuesday night on Otto Porter Jr. Court at Jonnie Goodson Gymnasium. The Eagles (2-0) pushed the pace early and broke things open with a 10-0 run to start the second quarter, leaving the Bravettes (1-1) scrambling and unable to find any answers...
Scott County Central girls basketball team returns experience in 2015-16 (11/23/15)
Scott County Central girls coach Matt Limbaugh has plenty of optimism after a 6-18 season. His first two years at the school ended with district titles, and the Bravettes made a gallant attempt at three straight even in what was a rebuilding season in 2014-15...
Scott County Central boys basketball team begins state championship defense under new coach (11/23/15)
A move up to Class 2 didn't deter Scott County Central from winning its record 18th state title last year. The Braves will face change again this year, with Matt Cline taking over after Frank Staple took an administrative job in the Sikeston Junior High School after leading the school to its second straight title in his third season...
November 24, 2015 Scoreboard (11/24/15)
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Scott Co. Central (11/24/15)
A move up to Class 2 didn't deter Scott County Central from winning its record 18th state title last year. The Braves will face change again this year, with Matt Cline taking over after Frank Staple took an administrative job in the Sikeston Junior High School after leading the school to its second straight title in his third season...
Scott County Central begins title defense with 84-18 win over Delta (11/21/15)
The 18-time state champions had four players in double figures and it was the first coaching win at Scott County Central for newly appointed head coach Matt Cline.
21st Annual Riverbed Classic tipping off Friday (11/21/15)
NEW MADRID -- The annual Riverbend Classic has become an unofficial kickoff to the high school basketball season and the 21st edition of the event will be no different. Featuring some of the area's top teams taking on teams from Missouri, Arkansas and Tennessee, the games will be played Friday and Saturday at New Madrid County High School...
Scott County Central begins title defense with 84-18 win over Delta (11/21/15)
The 18-time state champions had four players in double figures and it was the first coaching win at Scott County Central for newly appointed head coach Matt Cline.
2015-2016 Scott County Central Girls Basketball Schedule (11/15/15)
2015-2016 Scott County Central Boys Basketball Schedule (11/15/15)
Seeds set for 60th Annual Oran Invitational Tournament (11/13/15)
The 60th annual Oran Invitational Tournament seeds were released Wednesday with Scott County Central once again in the top spot. The Braves, who are the defending Class 2 state champions and have appeared in over half of the tournament's title games, won its 22nd OIT tournament title last year after a 71-67 win over Malden...
Kelly football parents, coaches and administration open lines of communication after coach's resignation (07/22/15)
The newly-formed Kelly football booster club has met with school administrators and new coach Lance Powers to discuss how to move the program forward in the future.
Local athletes recognized at Semoball Awards (07/14/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - Two Stoddard County athletes took home top awards at the second annual Semoball Awards Saturday at Southeast Missouri State River Campus in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Dexter's Jessica Lindsey was named Girls Volleyball Player of the Year...
Central's Al Young, Saxony Lutheran's Brianna Mueller nab top honors at Semoball Awards (07/12/15)
More than 150 student-athletes from 57 high schools across the region gathered Saturday for the second annual Semoball Awards presented by SoutheastHEALTH.
Central's Al Young, Saxony Lutheran's Brianna Mueller nab top honors at Semoball Awards (07/12/15)
More than 150 student-athletes from 57 high schools across the region gathered Saturday for the second annual Semoball Awards presented by SoutheastHEALTH.
Rib City Shootout Schedule (July 10-11) (07/08/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The schedule is finalized for the final Rib City boys basketball shootout of the summer. The event is scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Dexter High School. Dexter, Bernie, Bloomfield and Richland are the four varsity basketball teams from Stoddard County competing at the two-day event...
Scott County Rage beat Advance 8-0 for 3rd place at Classic (06/30/15)
ADVANCE, Mo. - Scott County Rage Junior Legion outlasted Advance Junior Legion 8-0 in the third-place contest at the Advance Classic Sunday afternoon. Scott County tallied two runs in the bottom of the second inning, two more in the bottom of the third inning, one run in the bottom of the fifth inning and three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to secure a six-inning victory via the eight-run rule...
Six SCAA baseball players selected all-state (complete team included) (06/23/15)
A slew of baseball players from the southeast Missouri region were selected to the 2015 Missouri Baseball Coaches Association all-state baseball team. Four players for the Class 1 state champion Bell City Cubs were selected all-state. Bell City sophomore pitcher Austin Hicks and sophomore catcher Bobby Wright were selected first-team all-state. ...
Scott County Central, Charleston & Calvert City win Rib City brackets (06/20/15)
Note: A photo gallery of the action is available at this link: Rib City Photos DEXTER, Mo. - Two traditional southeast Missouri powerhouses and an out-of-state juggernaut won their respective brackets at the boys basketball Rib City Shootout Friday in Dexter...
Charleston, SCC top brackets at Rib City Shootout (06/20/15)
Day two of the Rib City Shootout took place Friday with a total of 83 varsity, junior varsity and junior high basketball teams taking part in scrimmages in Dexter, Richland, Bloomfield and Bernie.
Scott County Central, Charleston & Calvert City win Rib City brackets (06/20/15)
Note: A photo gallery of the action is available at this link: Rib City Photos DEXTER, Mo. - Two traditional southeast Missouri powerhouses and an out-of-state juggernaut won their respective brackets at the boys basketball Rib City Shootout Friday in Dexter...
Matt Cline picked as Scott County Central's new boys basketball coach (06/17/15)
The former player will be the school's fourth head coach in the last seven years after coaching three seasons at Richland High School.
Cline will coach reigning Class 2 boys basketball champion Scott County Central (06/17/15)
Matt Cline was on three state championship teams for the Braves.
Matt Cline picked as Scott County Central's new boys basketball coach (06/17/15)
The former player will be the school's fourth head coach in the last seven years after coaching three seasons at Richland High School.
Cline will coach reigning Class 2 boys basketball champion Scott County Central (06/17/15)
Matt Cline was on three state championship teams for the Braves.
Last group of 2015 Semoball Awards finalists revealed (06/13/15)
The sitting and the waiting. That was the most difficult part for recently graduated high school athletes Tyler Slinkard and Trevor Morehead.
High school honors (06/10/15)
First team Devin Trammell, Bernie Dawson Mayo, Advance Austin Hicks, Bell City Brock Beacham, Bernie Noah Vandiver, Bloomfield Chris Duncan, Puxico Landon Johnson, Woodland Garret Reynolds, Woodland Matt Vernon, Bernie Honorable mention Cole Nichols, Bell City...
A year removed from SCC, Blissett signs with Missouri Valley (05/27/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A year after graduating from Scott County Central, former guard Cameron Blissett has signed with Missouri Valley College in Marshall to play basketball. The 2014 Scott Central graduate, who spent the last year at Southeast Missouri State University, was part of SCC's Class 1 state championship two seasons ago. The Braves finished 26-5 and defeated Meadville 69-39 in the state championship game...
Head coach Frank Staple will not return to Scott Central (05/23/15)
The two-time state championship coach has accepted a position as the junior high principal within the Sikeston school district. He took over SCC in 2013.
Head coach Frank Staple will not return to Scott Central (05/23/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com Head basketball coach Frank Staple will not return for a fourth season at Scott County Central. The two-time state championship coach has accepted a position as the junior high principal within the Sikeston school district. He took over the head coaching duties at Scott Central in 2013 after serving as an assistant the previous three years...
Griggs signs with Shawnee (05/22/15)
Oran baseball team rides Trankler's arm past Advance (05/20/15)
ORAN, Mo. -- The Advance baseball team has seen enough of Thomas Trankler.
May 19, 2015 Scoreboard (05/19/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
NMCC, Portageville to meet in semis, other districts postponed (05/18/15)
The New Madrid County Central and Portageville baseball teams moved into the semifinals of the Class 3, District 1 tournament Monday in Malden. The No. 2 seeded Eagles (10-16) received a forfeit from No. 7 Hayti, who was short on players due to a senior trip. Portageville, the third seed, defeated No. 6 Twin Rivers 8-6...
Scott County Central baseball team topples Leopold to advance to district semis (05/17/15)
ORAN, Mo.. -- Before the first pitch of the Class 1 District 2 baseball tournament was thrown Saturday, there only was one certainty about the day's action: There would be no fly balls lost in the sun. Everything else on the all turf field with dirt sliding pits at Oran High School was a bit more unpredictable due to the sun's replacement...
Scott County Central baseball team topples Leopold to advance to district semis (05/17/15)
ORAN, Mo.. -- Before the first pitch of the Class 1 District 2 baseball tournament was thrown Saturday, there only was one certainty about the day's action: There would be no fly balls lost in the sun. Everything else on the all turf field with dirt sliding pits at Oran High School was a bit more unpredictable due to the sun's replacement...
May 13, 2015 Scoreboard (05/13/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Scott County Central trio sign letters of intent (05/13/15)
High school roundup: ND spikers collect 20th win in regular-season finale (05/13/15)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
May 12, 2015 Scoreboard (05/12/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Oran girls track and field team sends five to sectional meet (05/10/15)
The Oran girls track and field team will send five of its athletes to the sectional meet after the Eagles soared to a fourth-place finish in the team standings at Saturday's Class 1 District 1 meet at Crystal City High School. Senior Kaylen Glastetter clinched first place in the 100 and 200 dashes to lead Oran, which tied Viburnum with 50 points for fourth place overall. Senior Toni Hency also won the shot put for the Eagles with a throw of 33 feet, 9 inches to advance...
Pierce's buzzer-beater lifts Otto Porter's Washington Wizards past Hawks (05/09/15)
WASHINGTON -- It was a play added to the Washington Wizards' offense a day earlier, and it was drawn up for a guy, Paul Pierce, who's been doing this sort of thing for the better part of two decades. With three defenders near him, Pierce made a fallaway, 21-foot jumper that went in off the backboard at the buzzer to lift the Wizards over the Atlanta Hawks 103-101 on Saturday night, despite playing without John Wall and after letting a 21-point lead evaporate...
2014-15 All-Standard Democrat basketball team (05/08/15)
The 2014-15 All-Standard Democrat basketball team was chosen by the Standard Democrat sports department and from the following schools: Chaffee, Charleston, Dexter, East Prairie, Kelly, New Madrid County Central, Oran, Portageville, Richland, Risco, Scott County Central, Sikeston...
PREP ROUNDUP: Scott Central rolls past Charleston, Sikeston finishes third at SEMO meet (05/08/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Combining for nine runs in the first two innings, Scott County Central rolled to an 11-4 win over Charleston on Friday. The Braves scored five runs in the top of the first inning and four in the second to go ahead 9-0. Charleston answered with two runs in the bottom of the second, but never recovered...
2014-15 All-Standard Democrat basketball team (05/08/15)
The 2014-15 All-Standard Democrat basketball team was chosen by the Standard Democrat sports department and from the following schools: Chaffee, Charleston, Dexter, East Prairie, Kelly, New Madrid County Central, Oran, Portageville, Richland, Risco, Scott County Central, Sikeston...
PREP ROUNDUP: Scott Central rolls past Charleston, Sikeston finishes third at SEMO meet (05/08/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Combining for nine runs in the first two innings, Scott County Central rolled to an 11-4 win over Charleston on Friday. The Braves scored five runs in the top of the first inning and four in the second to go ahead 9-0. Charleston answered with two runs in the bottom of the second, but never recovered...
PREP ROUNDUP: Schlosser pitches Oran past Kelly, Lady Hawks get OT win (05/06/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Hunter Schlosser pitched six innings and struck out 10 during Oran's 9-4 Scott-Mississippi Conference win over Kelly Tuesday at Kelly High School. Oran (13-3) out-slugged Kelly 12-7 and were led by Drew Reischman and Thomas Trankler who had three hits each. Trankler added a triple...
High school roundup: Jackson's Eli Pike finishes second at district boys golf tournament (05/06/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
High school roundup: Jackson's Eli Pike finishes second at district boys golf tournament (05/06/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
May 5, 2015 Scoreboard (05/05/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Woodland softball team advances to district semifinals with win over Scott County Central (05/05/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Monday.
Kelly runners turn in winning efforts at conference meet (05/05/15)
CHAFFEE -- As the SEMO South Conference track meet unfolded all around them, Kelly's Dalton Huffman and East Prairie's Brandon Evans were deeply engrossed in their own ritualistic game of taunting. The two seniors were battling for first place in the high jump, needing a tiebreaker Monday at Chaffee's Terry Glenzy Track and Field Complex to crown the victor after both missed three attempts at 6 feet...
High school roundup: Woodland softball team advances to district semifinals with win over Scott County Central (05/05/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Monday.
PREP ROUNDUP: SCC rolls to Richland title, Sikeston girls finish second at Poplar Bluff Invitational (05/04/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ESSEX -- The Scott County Central Braves scored 71 runs in two games leading to its first Richland baseball tournament championship Saturday at Richland High School. The Braves (7-6) defeated Richland 34-12 during the semifinals and Clarkton 37-2...
May 4, 2015 Scoreboard (05/04/15)
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PREP ROUNDUP: SCC rolls to Richland title, Sikeston girls finish second at Poplar Bluff Invitational (05/04/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ESSEX -- The Scott County Central Braves scored 71 runs in two games leading to its first Richland baseball tournament championship Saturday at Richland High School. The Braves (7-6) defeated Richland 34-12 during the semifinals and Clarkton 37-2...
East Prairie gets back to .500 after 11-1 win over SCC (04/30/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Highlighted by a six-run rally in the second inning, the East Prairie Eagles took down Scott County Central 11-1 on Wednesday to get back to .500 on the season. "We haven't been hitting the ball too well lately," East Prairie head coach Jason Aycock said. "We tried a little small ball on them and it worked out for us. Also we had a few key hits that helped us out."...
East Prairie gets back to .500 after 11-1 win over SCC (04/30/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Highlighted by a six-run rally in the second inning, the East Prairie Eagles took down Scott County Central 11-1 on Wednesday to get back to .500 on the season. "We haven't been hitting the ball too well lately," East Prairie head coach Jason Aycock said. "We tried a little small ball on them and it worked out for us. Also we had a few key hits that helped us out."...
High school roundup: Lynn, Central baseball team blank Kennett (04/30/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
High school roundup: Lynn, Central baseball team blank Kennett (04/30/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
April 28, 2015 Scoreboard (04/28/15)
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PREP ROUNDUP: SCC routs Oak Ridge, NMCC falls to Notre Dame (04/28/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com OAK RIDGE -- Jordan Griggs struck out 13, Gavin Pobst hit three doubles and the Scott County Central Braves routed Oak Ridge 17-0 Monday in five innings on the road. Griggs pitched a complete game and allowed one hit and three walks. He also had a double...
High school roundup: Notre Dame baseball team extends winning streak to 14 (04/28/15)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
April 27, 2015 Scoreboard (04/27/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
East Prairie boys, Hayti girls win annual Hinshaw Invitational (04/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- For the second time in its five-year existence, the East Prairie boys track team won its prized home meet. The Eagles racked up 157.5 points to take top honors during the 5th Annual Eva G. Hinshaw Memorial Thursday at East Prairie High School. Kelly came in second with 101 points while Charleston finished third with 88 during the 11-team meet...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston golf takes first at Dalhousie, Lady Bulldogs shutout 5-0 (04/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston boys golf team took first place in a three-team match at the Dalhousie Golf Club in Cape Girardeau Thursday. The Bulldogs posted a team score of 174 squeak past Advance, who finished with a 178. Saxony Lutheran took third place with a 202...
High school roundup: Advance girls softball team falls in title game of conference tourney (04/24/15)
Sophomore Kayli Tanner belted a home run and drove in two runs to lead the second-seeded Bernie softball team to an 8-4 victory in nine innings over top-seeded Advance in the championship game of the Stoddard County Activities Association Conference Tournament in Advance, Missouri...
High school roundup: Advance girls softball team falls in title game of conference tourney (04/24/15)
Sophomore Kayli Tanner belted a home run and drove in two runs to lead the second-seeded Bernie softball team to an 8-4 victory in nine innings over top-seeded Advance in the championship game of the Stoddard County Activities Association Conference Tournament in Advance, Missouri...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston golf takes first at Dalhousie, Lady Bulldogs shutout 5-0 (04/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston boys golf team took first place in a three-team match at the Dalhousie Golf Club in Cape Girardeau Thursday. The Bulldogs posted a team score of 174 squeak past Advance, who finished with a 178. Saxony Lutheran took third place with a 202...
April 23, 2015 Scoreboard (04/23/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Schlosser mows down Scott County Central, Oran wins 10-0 (04/17/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Pitching strikes and staying around the strike zone has been somewhat of a struggle for Hunter Schlosser since the beginning of the season. And he's been given constant reminders about it too. "Coach has been preaching all day, well, all year, to me about throwing strikes," he said. "I've been working on that in practice."...
Schlosser mows down Scott County Central, Oran wins 10-0 (04/17/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Pitching strikes and staying around the strike zone has been somewhat of a struggle for Hunter Schlosser since the beginning of the season. And he's been given constant reminders about it too. "Coach has been preaching all day, well, all year, to me about throwing strikes," he said. "I've been working on that in practice."...
April 16, 2015 Scoreboard (04/16/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Athletes honored at BA Sports All-Star Extravaganza in Dexter (04/15/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The BA Sports All-Star Extravaganza was held Saturday at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter. Woodland's Garret Reynolds won the boys 3-point contest, Jackson's Rachel Crites won the girls 3-point contest, Leopold's Caitlin Petty won the hardest spike contest, Bloomfield's Chelsea Delay won the volleyball passing competition and Notre Dame's Quinn Poythress won the slam dunk contest...
Semoball finalists announced for winter sports (04/12/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Semoball Awards finalists for boys basketball, girls basketball, wrestling and girls swimming were revealed Saturday at a selection show hosted by Harry Blackwell Dodge in Dexter. SEMO ESPN radio (92.9 FM, 1220 AM and 1470 AM) was on hand to make the announcement on its weekly hour-long show the Saturday Morning Express...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston girls place fourth at Tiger Town, SCC downs Clarkton (04/08/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com FESTUS -- The Sikeston girls track team finished in eighth place during the Festus Tiger Town Invitational Tuesday. Sikeston finished with 36 points and was led by its speed relay teams three top-four finishes. Girls 1. O'Fallon 161.5; 2. Eureka 53, Cape Central 48.5; 4. McCluer South-Berkeley 46; 5. Jackson 44; 6. Festus 42; 7. DeSoto 38; 8. Sikeston 36; 9. Hazelwood East 29; 10. Hillsboro 29; 11. Farmington 28.5...
PREP ROUNDUP: Wheeler medals at home, SCC wins first game (04/07/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston senior Gabe Wheeler claimed medalist honors during a home quad against Poplar Bluff, Farmington and Park Hills Central Monday at Fox Haven Country Club. Wheeler shot a 65 beating out Poplar Bluff's Nick Woolard by four strokes...
PREP ROUNDUP: Wheeler medals at home, SCC wins first game (04/07/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston senior Gabe Wheeler claimed medalist honors during a home quad against Poplar Bluff, Farmington and Park Hills Central Monday at Fox Haven Country Club. Wheeler shot a 65 beating out Poplar Bluff's Nick Woolard by four strokes...
High school roundup: Meadow Heights baseball team edges Leopold (04/07/15)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
Latest baseball state rankings released (04/06/15)
The Missouri Baseball Coaches Association released its latest state rankings April 6. Five of the eight teams that are state-ranked from the southeast Missouri region are in Class 2. Defending Class 2 state champion Valle Catholic is ranked No. 1, East Carter County is ranked No. 2, Greenville is ranked No. 4 and Chaffee is ranked No. 7...
April 6, 2015 Scoreboard (04/06/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Bernie baseball team routs Chaffee 14-3 (04/02/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
High school roundup: Bernie baseball team routs Chaffee 14-3 (04/02/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
April 1, 2015 Scoreboard (04/01/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Bell City halts good start by Scott County Central (03/31/15)
Scott County Central pitcher Steven Burton carried a perfect game into the fourth inning but his spotless streak quickly came to a grinding halt when the visiting Bell City Cubs finally caught up to the burly right-hander.
Bell City halts good start by Scott County Central (03/31/15)
Scott County Central pitcher Steven Burton carried a perfect game into the fourth inning but his spotless streak quickly came to a grinding halt when the visiting Bell City Cubs finally caught up to the burly right-hander.
March 31, 2015 Scoreboard (03/31/15)
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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)
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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)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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...