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SIKESTON -- After two years of serving as an assistant, Eric Voorhees will now have his own program to run at Sikeston High School. Voorhees was selected to take over the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs softball team after the...
Kennett Member-Guest Golf Tournament Winners
Photos by Donnie Shelton and Brandi Brown
Pictured are Ty Jones and Matt Dillon. The golfers placed first in Championship Flight of the Kennett Country Club Member-Guest Golf Tournament Sunday.
Kennett baseball team hammers Dyersburg in doubleheader
KENNETT, Mo. - The Kennett High School baseball team extended its winning streak to a season-high three games with a doubleheader sweep against a team from Dyersburg, Tenn., Tuesday night. Kennett won Game 1 12-3 and Game 2 14-2 to improve to 6-7 on the summer season...
Dunklin County Legion begins play at 15-team Washington Tournament Thursday
Dunklin County Post 303 Legacy Equipment Legion is set to return to action Thursday after having two home doubleheaders postponed. Dunklin County's home doubleheader against Sikeston Legion was postponed Sunday and Dunklin County's home doubleheader against Cape Girardeau Legion was rained out Monday...
Dunklin County Legion edges Cape Girardeau 2-1 in extra innings
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - J.C. Chapman and Jacob Trammel were both on top of their games Friday night. There really wasn't much separating the two Senior American Legion pitchers but Trammel emerged victorious after the Dunklin County Post 303 Leagacy Equipment A's scored an unearned run without the benefit of a hit in the top of the eighth inning...
Next big thing?
Fred Thatch, Jr. is ranked the 20th best player in the nation for the 2018 graduating high school class.
SHS graduate wins Texas 5A softball title
SIKESTON -- After growing up the daughter of two lifelong coaches, Sikeston graduate Lori Alexander has spent the better part of the last two decades making a name for herself in the same profession as her parents. Just this past spring, Alexander reached the pinnacle of her career by leading Lewisville High School to the 5A softball championship in Texas. It was the first softball title in Lewisville's history...
Squirrels, Post 114 earn wins, Tri-Co. eliminated from tourney
email@example.com CHARLESTON -- Lifted by an early three-run rally Friday, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels took down Crawford County 3-1 to finish pool play undefeated at the Bleacher Bum Invitational. Doing all their damage in the bottom of the second inning, the Squirrels got RBI's from Jared Walker, Tim Fox and Trey Tigart in the frame to take a 3-0 lead...
Marble Hill beats Kennett baseball team 5-1 at Bleacher Bum Invite
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The Marble Hill Razorbacks salvaged a second-place finish in Pool B at the 12-team Bleacher Bum Invitational Friday afternoon with a 5-1 win against the Kennett Indians. Marble Hill, which suffered a 3-2 loss to Sikeston Legion in its other pool play game in its 3-team pool Friday morning, never trailed Kennett Friday afternoon...
Kennett swim team takes home top prize at home meet
KENNETT, Mo. - The Kennett swim team took home the top prize at its own swim meet June 8. Kennett calculated a first-place score of 2,208. Sikeston finished with a score of 251. The Kennett swim team returns to action Saturday when it competes in a swim meet at Jackson...
Kennett drops opener at Bleacher Bum Invitational 4-1
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Thanks in large part to a complete game effort from starting pitcher Jashawn McDaniel, Sikeston American Senior Legion Post 114 kicked off pool play in the 12-team Bleacher Bum Invitational Thursday with a 4-1 win over Kennett. "That kid is a horse," Sikeston head coach Pete Kennard said of McDaniel. "He gives you his best every time he comes out...
Bearcat football camp
New Dexter football coach Justin Peden (right) looks on as the Bearcats drill during Wednesday's session of Bearcats Football Camp. Peden comes to Dexter from Hayti. The Dexter coach said he has been pleased with the early turnout for weight lifting and this week's camp...
Rend Lake College lands Risco baseball player Caleb McCord
2013 Risco graduate Caleb McCord will have the opportunity to continue playing baseball in a small town next season. McCord, a standout hitter and pitcher at Risco who was recently selected as the Tri-County Conference Player of the Year, signed to play college baseball at Rend Lake College in Ina, Ill., earlier this month...
Kennett to begin play at 12-team Bleacher Bum Invitational today at Hillhouse Park
The stage is set for another exciting weekend of baseball at Hillhouse Park in Charleston, Mo., and Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau, Mo. The Kennett High School baseball team will begin play in the 12-team Bleacher Bum Invitational Thursday at 5 p.m. when it takes on Sikeston Legion at Hillhouse Park in Charleston. Kennett concludes pool play at the tournament Friday at 4 p.m. when it plays the Marble Hill Razorbacks at Hillhouse Park...
Stoverink to head Jackson track teams
Jackson High School didn't have to look far to find its new head track and field coach. Jimmy Stoverink, a 1989 Jackson graduate who has served as the program's assistant head coach since the 2007-08 school year, was announced on Wednesday as Steve Wachter's replacement...
Kennett's Britt Harris fights for Team Punishment
Kennett's Team Punishment put on a show at Cape Girardeau, Mo., at the Cage of Honor 56 MMA Event June 1. Kennett's own Britt Harris of Team Punishment faced off against Johnny Brooks in a 10-minute grappling match in the opening bout. The first grappling match of Harris' career went the distance...
Dunklin County Legion drops two one-run games at Paragould Legion
PARAGOULD, Ark. - Dunklin County Post 303 Legacy Equipment Legion dropped a pair of one-run games at Paragould, Ark., Legion Tuesday night despite a monster performance from Lane Spencer. Spencer finished 2 for 4 at the plate with a grand slam home run and a 2-RBI single in Game 1 before allowing only two runs in a complete-game performance on the mound in Game 2...
All-state baseball team released
The Missouri Baseball Coaches Association recently released its 2013 all-state baseball team. Seven players from Dunklin or Pemiscot County received recognition on the team. Cooter senior Brandon Bridges was selected first-team all-state as a pitcher in Class 1. Cooter sophomore Riley Hickerson was selected honorable mention all-state as a DH/utility player...
Squirrels walk off with extra-inning win against Post 114
Fresh off their first-place finish in the Fighting Squirrel Classic, Charleston got back to work on Monday against visiting Sikeston Senior Legion Post 114.