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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)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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)
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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)
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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)
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High school roundup: Scott County Central boys basketball team hangs on to defeat Kelly (02/04/15)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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High school roundup: Woodland girls basketball team edges Scott County Central (01/27/15)
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January 26, 2015 Scoreboard (01/26/15)
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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)
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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)
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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)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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...