Kennett football coach Joel Wyatt reflects on coaching career1A visit to the office of Joel Wyatt, the head coach of the Kennett Indians, reveals an assortment of memorabilia on the walls. Pictures of smiling players holding trophies surround him as he works....
Jackson Football Notes: Indian defense rises to occasion in title game1COLUMBIA, Mo. — It’s easy to focus on the 344 yards of total offense Carthage gained against the Jackson defense in Saturday’s MSHSAA Class 5 football state championship game at Faurot Field at the...
BOYS SEMO CONFERENCE: Harrell leads Kennett to upset win over Notre Dame3SIKESTON — Having long limbs, along with being able to score anywhere on-the-floor is a quality that select basketball players have. For Kennett senior Qauv’aun Harrell, he is one of them and showed...
Cape Central stymies Poplar Bluff in SEMO Conference TournamentSIKESTON, Mo. — Poplar Bluff went nearly 6 1/2 minutes without scoring in the first half Monday night, stuck on eight points and already down double digits. The Mules rallied to within six midway...
- Missourian Roundup: Area swimmers compete in big invite
- SD ROUNDUP: Oran, Kelly both win easily in first round of Chaffee Lady Red Devils Invitational; Charleston wins by one point against Hayti
- STATESMAN ROUNDUP: Below, Dailey lead Advance boys basketball to SCAA win; Advance girls beat Oak Ridge
- Kennett senior Jackson Henfling signs to play baseball at Three Rivers College
- Top-seeded Senath-Hornersville leads field for Bloomfield Invitational girls basketball tournament
- NMCC finishes strong, rallies to beat Dexter 66-61 in play-in game of SEMO Conference boys basketball tournament
- Scott City hoops in familiar spot for Christmas Tournament 2
- Cape Central, Bluff to meet in first round of conference tourney
- Three Rivers women run through State Fair to finish Showdown
- Jackson loses a thriller in OT at state
Column: Lessons of success were taught to Jackson players even in defeatCOLUMBIA, MO. – After spending the first 52-plus years of my life in Indiana, I have become a little rigid in my defense of the ways of being a Hoosier. However, one of the things that high school athletics taught every Indiana native age 40 and up is very applicable to the members of the Jackson football program in 2019.
Where to watch today's Class 5 final on TV (12/7/19)The Missouri State High School Athletic Association (MSHSAA) will televise the Jackson-Carthage game today at 7 pm. The game will be available to watch, according to the organization, for a $15 fee on MSHSAA TV, which can be found by using any Internet search engine...
SD ROUNDUP: Jones dominates her way to first place at Ft. Zumwalt North Girls Tournament (12/7/19)O’FALLON, Mo. — Cherei Jones dominated her way to the finals of the Ft. Zumwalt North Girls Tournament over the weekend. Jones won all three of her matches by pinfall to advance to the finals, where she pinned Warrenton’s Monica Thies at 1:02 to capture first place at 152 pounds...
Jackson community has a love of its Indian football program, coach (12/7/19)Jackson is abuzz with talk of the hometown Indians.
Redhawks get hot at the free-throw line in rout of rivalSoutheast Missouri State women's basketball got offensive balance Saturday in beating Southern Illinois 79-65 at the Show Me Center.
SEMO goes down fighting in NCAA lossA tremendous season by the Southeast Missouri State volleyball squad is now in the books, and though it ended with a 3-0 defeat at Kentucky in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament, the Redhawks went down competitively.
Three Rivers men beat Grizzlies after forcing air ball lateMSU-West Plains had a chance at a buzzer-beating 3 to force overtime. It didn't go so well. The Grizzlies' top two 3-point shooters worked together at the top of the key with 10 seconds left. Taevon Horton inbounded to the Grizzlies' leading scorer, Sardaar Calhoun, who is making 44% of his 3-pointers and is signed with Florida State...
Sikeston seventh, eighth-grade basketball teams opened up home season Monday night (11/18/19)SIKESTON — Both the Sikeston seventh and eighth-grade basketball teams took the court on Monday night against Caruthersville, at the Sikeston Seventh and Eighth Grade Center. For the seventh-grade team, it was their third game of the season. The Bulldogs won the New Madrid County Central seventh-grade tournament last weekend and improved to 3-0 on the season after a commanding 55-20 victory over the Tigers...
Former NBA player brings message of maturity to Cape (11/4/19)Adrian Branch took off his beret, revealing close-cropped gray hair as he spoke Saturday at a Cape Girardeau church.
Local hoop team takes third place in tourney (11/4/19)The Guardian Angel boys basketball team of Oran brought home a third-place trophy in the recent Kiwanis Tournament held at Scott City High School.
Martial arts studio brings students new learning experience (10/31/19)SIKESTON — Building cultural values while participating in a fun, exhilarating sport is how Nick Slinkard, owner of the Sikeston Missouri Taekwondo Insitute, would describe what he wants from his students. Slinkard has owned the Sikeston studio, located just right off of Interstate 60, for 10 years and enjoys every moment he spends with his students...
Chiefs lean on defense to beat Patriots in New England (12/09 1:18 pm)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs have won plenty of games the past couple of years with their offense. On Sunday, the Chiefs won one with their defense. The much-maligned group, which underwent a massive offseason...
KC survives errors, takes AFC West with 23-16 win over Pats (12/09 12:55 pm)FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Patrick Mahomes got some help from the Chiefs defense to hold off the New England Patriots and wrap up the division title. Kansas City clinched the AFC West when Bashaud Breeland knocked away Tom Brady's fourth-down pass...
Matthews scores twice to lead Leafs to 5-2 win over Blues (12/07 9:59 pm)ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Auston Matthews let out a sigh and broke into a smile. The Toronto center snapped a slump with a pair of goals and Zach Hyman also scored twice as the Maple Leafs downed the St. Louis Blues 5-2 on Saturday night. "It's a huge...
Chiefs head into Patriots showdown with ground game in flux (12/07 11:00 am)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Kansas City Chiefs will head into arguably their biggest game of the season Sunday in New England with the very real possibility that their leading rusher could be a running back that joined the team just a few days...
Patriots, Chiefs set to meet in AFC championship rematch (12/05 5:28 pm)FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Chiefs coach Andy Reid's expectations are simple heading into Kansas City's latest matchup with the Patriots. "I think they know us, and we know them. You get in and you battle," Reid said. That was exactly what the teams...
Chiefs-Patriots Preview Capsule (12/05 2:44 pm)KANSAS CITY (8-4) at NEW ENGLAND (10-2) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Patriots by 3 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Chiefs 7-5, Patriots 7-5 SERIES RECORD - Chiefs lead 18-16-3 LAST MEETING - Patriots beat Chiefs 37-31, in AFC championship game,...
Chiefs and Patriots plenty familiar ahead of Sunday showdown (12/05 1:49 pm)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Kansas City Chiefs have been dominant against the AFC West since Andy Reid's arrival in 2013, winning so often against their most frequent opponents that it's little surprise they're close to wrapping up a third straight...
Pro Sports Schedule
Tuesday's Time ScheduleNo. 1 Louisville vs. Texas Tech at Madison Square Garden, 6 p.m.
No. 2 Kansas vs. Milwaukee, 7 p.m.
No. 4 Maryland at Penn State, 6 p.m.
No. 11 Baylor vs. No. 18 Butler, 8 p.m.
No. 24 Colorado vs. Northern Iowa, 8 p.m.
Washington at Charlotte, 6 p.m.
Atlanta at Miami, 7 p.m.
Denver at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.
New York at Portland, 9 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Florida, 6 p.m.
Montreal at Pittsburgh, 6 p.m.
St. Louis at Buffalo, 6:30 p.m.
San Jose at Nashville, 7 p.m.
Detroit at Winnipeg, 7 p.m.
Anaheim at Minnesota, 7 p.m.
New Jersey at Dallas, 7:30 p.m.
Calgary at Arizona, 8 p.m.
Carolina at Edmonton, 8 p.m.
Toronto at Vancouver, 9 p.m.
Chicago at Vegas, 9 p.m.
N.Y. Rangers at Los Angeles, 9:30 p.m.
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