Editor's note: This is the second in a series of stories where the Daily Dunklin Democrat is catching up with former Kennett High School athletes who currently are playing Division I collegiate sports. Last month, we caught...
Sikeston reaches ninth straight district championship game
By Derek James - Standard Democrat ~ 03/07/14
email@example.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- For the ninth straight year the Sikeston Bulldogs advanced to the championship game of the Class 4, District 1 Tournament after defeating Kennett 81-46 on Thursday night at Cape Central High School. The top-seeded Bulldogs will attempt to win its sixth straight district title tonight at 7:30 p.m. against third-seeded Cape Central, which defeated No. 2 seed Notre Dame 51-49 on Thursday...
Patterson claims milestone during Dexter's 75-17 semifinal win
By Dustin Ward - SEMO News Service ~ 03/07/14
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A nerve-racking situation materialized for Dexter center Paige Patterson as she headed to the free throw line to attempt a pair of free throws with her team leading Kennett 58-7 in the third quarter of its district semifinal Thursday night...
Jones leads Sikeston past Tribe into title game
Mike Buhler -- Daily Dunklin Democratt ~ 03/07/14
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- J.T. Jones has been mentioned much of this season as a SEMO Conference Player of the Year Candidate. Thursday night, he made his case to the Kennett Indians. Jones scored 35 points on 16-for-22 shooting from the field, leading the top-seeded Sikeston Bulldogs to an 81-46 win over the Tribe in the semifinals of the MSHSAA Class 4, District 1 Tournament at Cape Central High School...
Dexter ends Lady Tribe's season en route to finals
Mike Buhler -- Daily Dunklin Democrat ~ 03/07/14
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- The future is bright for the Kennett Lady Indians in girls basketball. It just was not quite as obvious Thursday night as it usually is. That might have been because the Lady Tribe ran up against the team of now in the Dexter Lady Bearcats. The Class 4 state championship contender scored the game's first 15 points and never looked back in a 75-17 win over Kennett in the MSHSAA Class 4, District 1 Tournament semifinals at Cape Central High School...
Class 4, District 1: Sikeston using extra time to prepare for playoff grind
By Chris Pobst - Standard Democrat ~ 03/05/14
firstname.lastname@example.org CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Weather delays and postponements are unfortunate, but the Sikeston Bulldogs are using them to their advantage. Despite slick roads and restrictive driving orders throughout Sikeston following the winter storm that hit Sunday evening, the Bulldogs were in the gym both Monday and Tuesday and plan to be today as they prepare for the Class 4, District 1 tournament...
Class 4, District 1: Lady Bulldogs get set for Notre Dame
By Chris Pobst - Standard Democrat ~ 03/05/14
email@example.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- It's brought them this far, so the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs won't be turning their back on their top weapon. Sikeston's plan going into their Class 4, District 1 semifinal game against Notre Dame on Thursday stems from their success of holding their first round opponent, Perryville, to 26 points...
Playoff basketball postponed again
By Chris Pobst -- Standard Democrat ~ 03/03/14
Postseason basketball has been pushed back. Again. Tuesday's lineup of basketball playoff games have been rescheduled due to the inclement weather surrounding the area. The Class 4, District 1 boys semifinal games, originally slated for Tuesday have been postponed until Thursday alone with the girls semifinals...
Dexter boys basketball team suffers season-ending 66-44 loss to Kennett
By DUSTIN WARD - Statesman Sports Editor ~ 03/03/14
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball team suffered a season-ending 66-44 loss to the Kennett Indians in the opening round of the Class 4, District 1, basketball tournament Saturday at Cape Central. Dexter played Kennett to a 19-19 stalemate in the first quarter...
Season comes to an end for Bearcats 66-44
SEMO News Service ~ 03/03/14
CAPE GIRARDEAU (SMNS) -- The Kennett Indians used a strong defensive performance to snap a three-game losing streak and defeat the Dexter Bearcats 66-44 on Saturday in the first round of the MSHSAA Class 4, District 1 Tournament at Central High School...
Tonight's basketball district tournament semis rescheduled
Southeast Missourian ~ 03/03/14
The semifinals of the Class 4 District 1 girls tournament at Central High School have been pushed back to Thursday due to icy road conditions. The rescheduling of tonight's games means the championship game will be played Friday. Top-seeded Dexter will face No. 4 Kennett in the first semifinal at 6 p.m. Thursday, followed by No. 2 Notre Dame vs. No. 3 Sikeston at 7:30...
Tribe rides defense past Dexter
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- The Kennett Indians took advantage of a strong defensive performance to break out of their recent slump at just the right time.
The Tribe allowed just 10 points over the second and third quarters to break open a close game and defeat the Dexter Bearcats 66-44 in the first round of the MSHSAA Class 4, District 1 Tournament here Saturday.
Briefly: Dexter boys drop Class 4, District 1, opener to Kennett 66-44
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball team suffered a season-ending 66-44 loss to the Kennett Indians in the opening round of the Class 4, District 1, basketball tournament at Cape Central Saturday. A complete story on the game and photos will be available in the next print edition of Dexter Daily Statesman Tuesday afternoon...
Central girls basketball team can't complete comeback against Kennett
By Scott Roscovius ~ Special to the Southeast Missourian ~ 03/02/14
The Tigers' season ended with a 46-43 loss in the first round of district play
Shorthanded Tribe opens with Dexter
Mike Buhler -- Daily Dunklin Democrat ~ 02/27/14
The Kennett Indians received some of the worst news they could have received less than two weeks ago when they found out that senior standout Kevonte Mitchell was going to miss the rest of the season with a broken hand. Before being sidelined, Mitchell was averaging 24 points and nine rebounds per game, and had scored 30 or more points in his previous four games...
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