BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The top-seeded Bernie Mules moved one step closer to repeating as Class 2, District 1, champs with an 84-35 district quarterfinal win against Cooter Monday. The Mules hit five of its eight 3-pointers in the...
Portageville ends Hornets' season in quarterfinals
Dustin Ward -- SEMO News Service ~ 02/25/14
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- The fifth-seeded Portageville Bulldogs beat the No. 4 Holcomb Hornets 62-54 to account for the only quarterfinal upset at the Class 2, District 1 boys basketball tournament Monday. Portageville trailed 45-42 at the start of the fourth quarter. The contest was tied 49-49 with four minutes remaining. The Bulldogs scored the next nine points to move ahead 58-49 with less than two minutes remaining and led by at least four the rest of the way...
Postseason arrives for area's smaller schools
Mike Buhler - Daily Dunklin Democrat ~ 02/22/14
Dustin Ferguson did not take too long to celebrate after his Clarkton Reindeer wrapped up the Tri-County Conference regular season title Wednesday night. Before the night was even over, Ferguson was watching film of the last meeting between his team and Risco, both of whom are the top seeds in the Class 1, District 1 Tournament that kicks off Monday at Risco...
Caruthersville rides fast start past Tribe
Mike Buhler - Daily Dunklin Democrat ~ 02/19/14
CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. -- As the Kennett Indians adjust to life without Kevonte Mitchell on the basketball court, a few growing pains are almost inevitable. The Tribe experienced some of those growing pains here Tuesday night, falling behind early in the game against the Caruthersville Tigers and not being able to catch up in a 93-66 loss...
Seedings released for district basketball tournaments
The seedings have been released for multiple district basketball tournaments Stoddard County schools are slated to compete in the final week of February. The Bernie Mules boys have received the No. 1 seed in Class 2, District 1, at Bloomfield. Bloomfield is seeded No. 7...
Tribe rolls to victory over Lions
Mike Buhler - Daily Dunklin Democrat ~ 02/12/14
SENATH, Mo. -- The Kennett Indians did not need long to set the tone for Tuesday's Dunklin County battle with the Senath-Hornersville Lions. The Tribe took the opening tip and ran 49 seconds off the clock before Materion Jones sank a 3-pointer, giving the Indians a lead it never relinquished in a 76-45 win at Senath-Hornersville...
Chargers get past Cooter to make semis
Mike Buhler -- Daily Dunklin Democrat ~ 02/11/14
GIDEON, Mo. -- Wes Richardson was worried his Delta C7 Chargers might be a little rusty after a 10-day layoff. He needn't have worried. The Chargers shook off any rust from that layoff with a strong performance in the first round of the Tri-County Conference Tournament, pulling away late for a 76-59 win over Cooter here Monday night...
Icy weather creates challenges for schools
Mike Buhler -- Daily Dunklin Democrat ~ 02/05/14
It is an understatement to say that winter weather can play havoc with scheduling in high school sports. That point once again has been driven home this week, as two rounds of wintry precipitation have postponed or outright canceled sporting events throughout the Bootheel...
Lions halt skid with win over Campbell
Mike Buhler - Daily Dunklin Democrat ~ 01/29/14
SENATH, Mo. -- The Senath-Hornersville Lions used a strong second half and overcame the illness of standout Kyle Moore to down the Campbell Camels 56-43 here Tuesday night in a Bootheel Conference boys basketball game. The win snaps a six-game losing streak for the Lions (7-10) that dated back to Jan. 12...
Clarkton rallies past Lions in overtime at Three Rivers
Mike Buhler - Daily Dunklin Democrat ~ 01/28/14
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- The Clarkton Reindeer rallied from an early deficit to force overtime and eventually take a 76-71 victory over the Senath-Hornersville Lions Saturday afternoon here at the Bess Activity Center. The Reindeer trailed 19-11 after one quarter and still trailed 48-45 entering the final period, but finished the game 20-for-31 at the free throw line to pull out the victory...
Lions find some positives despite loss at South Pemiscot
Mike Buhler -- Daily Dunklin Democrat ~ 01/25/14
STEELE, Mo. -- Despite suffering an 83-64 loss to the South Pemiscot Bulldogs here Friday night, Senath-Hornersville Lions' coach Glenn Eubanks still found much to praise his team for in defeat. First of all, the Lions (6-9) competed well against arguably one of the toughest teams in the Bootheel Conference, a fact that was not lost on Eubanks...
Lady Lions grab big win at Caruthersville
Mike Buhler -- Daily Dunklin Democrat ~ 01/24/14
CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. -- The Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions shook off a recent slump in a big way Thursday night, using a strong third quarter to fuel a 60-40 win over the Caruthersville Lady Tigers in a Bootheel Conference contest. In boys action around the area Thursday, South Pemiscot defeated Delta C7 66-54, while Hayti fell to Rivercrest, Ark. 61-56...
Portageville pulls away to defeat Lions
Mike Buhler -- Daily Dunklin Democrat ~ 01/22/14
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- The Senath-Hornersville Lions had trouble getting the ball in the hoop Tuesday night and could not prevent a monster night from A.J. Banks on the way to a 58-36 loss to the Portageville Bulldogs here Tuesday night. In other games Tuesday, Holcomb downed Delta C7 59-53 and Hayti defeated Malden 71-50...
Kennett wins Bootheel Battle with Lady Lions
Mike Buhler -- Daily Dunklin Democrat ~ 01/21/14
SENATH, Mo. -- The Kennett Lady Indians are on quite a roll of late. The Lady Tribe has won four of its five games since the beginning of 2014, the latest being a 59-17 win over the Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions here Monday night as both teams renewed one of the best girls' basketball rivalries in the Bootheel...
Late run lifts Holcomb past Lions in Bootheel conference contest
Mike Buhler -- Daily Dunklin Democrat ~ 01/21/14
SENATH, Mo. -- The Holcomb Hornets used a 13-0 run midway through the fourth quarter to turn a five-point deficit into an eight-point lead and rally for a 64-57 win over the Senath-Hornersville Lions here Saturday night in a Bootheel Conference contest...
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