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Leopold junior Caitlin Petty gets some confused looks when she responds to questions about what position she plays on the volleyball court. "I tell them that I'm a setter and a middle hitter, and people are like 'What?'"
Weather causes postponements
All area high school events were postponed for the weekend due to unsafe road conditions. The Woodland and Oran boys basketball tournament finals will be made up this week, but officials at both schools said the announcement of when the games will be played will come at a later time...
Media picks 2013 All-Region football team
The 2013 Southeast Missouri Media All-Region football team was recently released. This team was nominated and selected by a panel of sportswriters from eight publications. A full list is as followed: Class 4 & 5 First Team Offense QB - Dante Vandeven, jr., 6-2, 190, Jackson...
Outdoor Column: Beautiful opening to duck season
What a gorgeous Thanksgiving weekend! Duck season opened and a lot of waterfowlers took to the field to try and seduce flocks of mallards into cupping their wings and easing down into spreads of decoys. I did what all outdoorsmen have to do at some point, at least those who wish to continue being outdoorsmen and stay married at the same time, honey-dos. ...
Dexter middle school wrestling team in action
PROVIDED PHOTO,br> Pictured is the Dexter middle school wrestling team in action at Poplar Bluff Nov. 26. The Dexter middle school wrestling team will host Farmington Dec. 9 at 5 p.m., compete at Jackson Dec. 11 at 5 p.m., compete at the Cape Girardeau Tournament Dec. 14 at 9 a.m. and conclude its season at the Jackson Quad Meet Dec. 16 at 4 p.m...
Oran Invitational rescheduled for today
The championship game of the Oran Invitational boys basketball tournament canceled Thursday night due to ice and snow has been tentatively rescheduled for tonight. Top-seeded Oran and third-seeded Scott County Central are scheduled to meet at 8 p.m. The third-place game between Advance and Chaffee is slated for 6:30 p.m., and the consolation final involving Malden and Kelly is scheduled for 5 p.m...
Southeast Missouri All-Region high school football teams
The 2013 Southeast Missouri All-Region football teams as nominated and selected by a panel of sportswriters from eight publications: Class 4/5 First Team Offense QB -- Dante Vandeven, jr., 6-2, 190, Jackson RB -- Mikey Jones, sr., 6-2, 205, Cape Central...
Five Indian players earn All-Region recognition
The Kennett Indians football team produced five players that landed on the Class 3 All-Region First or Second Teams, in Antavies Drake, Bud Hilburn, Edward Wilson, Treyvon Bradford and Bron McPherson. Drake, a senior wide receiver, was Kennett's big play threat all season long, as the team usually took multiple downfield shots to him in every game. ...
Three Dexter players make media all-region football team
The Missouri Sportswriters and Broadcasters Association released its all-region football team today. Three Dexter players were selected to the Class 3 team. Dexter senior D.J. Dowdy was selected as a first-team all-purpose offensive player. Dexter senior offensive lineman Drew Mason was selected as a second-team offensive player...
Bernie & Twin Rivers book spots in Bernie Inv. final
Note: 27 photos of Wednesday's semifinal action are available in a photo gallery at this link: View Photos Here BERNIE, Mo. - The stage is set for yet another epic showdown between the Bernie Mules and Twin Rivers Royals at the Bernie Invitational varsity boys basketball tournament...
Weather postpones Stoddard County sporting events
The Bernie varsity boys basketball tournament was postponed Thursday night. The championship and third-place games are now scheduled for Dec. 12. Top-seeded Bernie will play third-seeded Twin Rivers in the championship Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m. at Bernie. Fifth-seeded Holcomb will play seventh-seeded Bloomfield in the third-place game Dec. 12 at 6 p.m. at Bernie...
Tournaments, schedules forced to change by winter weather
SIKESTON -- Winter weather took a bite out of the local sports schedule across the region Thursday postponing all events at a later date. Thursday evening brought about freezing temperatures, rain and predictions of snow later in the night, which forced all scheduled sporting events to be pushed back a day or rescheduled for a later date...
High school roundup: Crusaders christen season with win in tourney
All the local high school events reported Wednesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Top-seeded Perryville holds off host's upset bid at Woodland tourney
The Pirates advanced to tonight's final with a 65-60 win
Oran beats Advance, will play for own tournament title
Top-seeded host Oran secured an 80-53 semifinal victory against fifth-seeded Advance Wednesday to earn a spot in the title game of the 58th annual Oran Invitational. Seth Ressel scored a game-high 27 points. Hunter Schlosser finished with 22, Chance Tenkhoff had 15 and Jacob Priggel added 10...
Leopold drains late 3-pointer to reach Woodland final
The third-seeded Wildcats upended No. 2 Oak Ridge 52-50
Carutherville's Monroe wins Carr Trophy
By BRIAN ROSENER ~ Daily American Republic POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Darrell Monroe finally took home that elusive Carr Trophy as the most outstanding football player in the SEMO Conference. A finalist for a second straight year, Monroe picked up the honor Wednesday night at the 68th annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Gridiron Banquet...
Scott County Central uses long-range shooting to reach Oran final
Scott County Central sank 11 3-pointers in a 93-86 win over Chaffee
Kennett falls to Poplar Bluff in boys JV tournament
The Kennett Indians Junior Varsity boys basketball team was in action on Wednesday evening, as they took on the Poplar Bluff Mules. The game was played as part of the Junior Varsity Invitational tournament, which was hosted in Kennett. Kennett's Jahaida Childress helped get the Indians off on the right foot, as his first basket of the game put the Indians up 4-2 in the early going. ...
OIT Semifinals: Scott Central pulls off mild upset over Red Devils
firstname.lastname@example.org ORAN -- With the threat of inclement weather in the coming days the Oran Invitational Tournament saw it's semifinal round pushed up a day in hopes of beating the snow. Starting the night off the Scott County Central Braves booked their seventh straight trip to the title game with a 93-86 win over Chaffee...