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PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston falls in six, SHS tennis blanks Charleston (09/22/14)
Staff reports sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- Maggie Shepherd hit a triple and Myca Martin added two more hits but Sikeston fell to Jackson 11-1 on the road Monday. Sikeston (9-9) took a 1-0 lead after one inning but Jackson, who finished with 16 hits, blew the game open with five runs in the second and three more in the third...
NMCC runs wild against Charleston 72-30 (09/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Week after week the Charleston Bluejays continue to search for positives. They found two in Tennerious Ewing and Tyler Craig, but Charleston still came up empty. The struggling Bluejays lost their fifth game in a row in a lopsided 72-30 loss to New Madrid County Central Friday...
NMCC runs wild against Charleston 72-30 (09/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Week after week the Charleston Bluejays continue to search for positives. They found two in Tennerious Ewing and Tyler Craig, but Charleston still came up empty. The struggling Bluejays lost their fifth game in a row in a lopsided 72-30 loss to New Madrid County Central Friday...
PREP ROUNDUP: Portageville volleyball leads the way at Gideon, Sikeston volleyball notches win (09/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com GIDEON -- Portageville, New Madrid County Central and Charleston all advanced to the tournament portion of the Gideon Volleyball Tournament while Richland fell just short in pool play Thursday night. Portageville defeated Delta C-7 (25-9, 25-13), Cooter (25-21, 25-16) and then split with NMCC (25-15, 22-25) to advance to Saturday's tournament play while the Lady Eagles split with Cooter (24-26, 25-13) and swept Delta C-7 (25-21, 25-15)...
PREP ROUNDUP: Portageville volleyball leads the way at Gideon, Sikeston volleyball notches win (09/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com GIDEON -- Portageville, New Madrid County Central and Charleston all advanced to the tournament portion of the Gideon Volleyball Tournament while Richland fell just short in pool play Thursday night. Portageville defeated Delta C-7 (25-9, 25-13), Cooter (25-21, 25-16) and then split with NMCC (25-15, 22-25) to advance to Saturday's tournament play while the Lady Eagles split with Cooter (24-26, 25-13) and swept Delta C-7 (25-21, 25-15)...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 5 (09/18/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players, conference standings and the series history between the two throughout the season.
Prep Football Glance -- Week 5 (09/18/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players, conference standings and the series history between the two throughout the season.
Dexter claims first Dig for Life Classic title (09/15/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity volleyball team took home the top prize at the 48-team Dig for Life Classic for the first time in school history Saturday evening at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau. Dexter outlasted Park Hills Central 25-15, 25-13 in the title game after beating Notre Dame 25-12, 25-22 in a semifinal, St. Vincent 25-10, 25-14 in a quarterfinal and Eminence 25-11, 25-5 in a Round of 16 contest...
Caruthersville blanks Charleston 44-0 (09/13/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- With a heavy dose of senior running back Daniel Fugate the Caruthersville Tigers picked up their second straight win Friday after starting 0-2 start the season. Taking on host Charleston, Caruthersville gave the ball to Fugate 19 times and he rewarded them with 276 yards and four scores en rout to a 44-0 win...
Caruthersville blanks Charleston 44-0 (09/13/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- With a heavy dose of senior running back Daniel Fugate the Caruthersville Tigers picked up their second straight win Friday after starting 0-2 start the season. Taking on host Charleston, Caruthersville gave the ball to Fugate 19 times and he rewarded them with 276 yards and four scores en rout to a 44-0 win...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 4 matchups (09/11/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two throughout the season.
Prep Football Glance -- Wee 4 matchups (09/11/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two throughout the season.
September 9, 2014 Scoreboard (09/09/14)
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September 8, 2014 Scoreboard (09/08/14)
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Complete game performance propels Dexter football team by Charleston 67-14 (09/06/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - After exhibiting spurts of greatness in close losses to traditional talents Ste. Genevieve and Poplar Bluff in the opening weeks of the season the Dexter Bearcats finally executed for four quarters Friday night against Charleston at Charles Bland Stadium...
Complete game performance propels Dexter football team by Charleston 67-14 (09/07/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - After exhibiting spurts of greatness in close losses to traditional talents Ste. Genevieve and Poplar Bluff in the opening weeks of the season the Dexter Bearcats finally executed for four quarters Friday night against Charleston at Charles Bland Stadium...
Bearcats blow out Charleston 67-14 (09/06/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- Ethan Stevens didn't have much confidence in Dexter's first offensive play. The junior waited for the call after seeing Charleston's defense and ended up in the endzone 60 yards later. "We didn't have that designed or anything until right when we came out," Stevens said. "I didn't think it was going to work to be honest. But everyone blocked and done their job right."...
Bearcats blow out Charleston 67-14 (09/06/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- Ethan Stevens didn't have much confidence in Dexter's first offensive play. The junior waited for the call after seeing Charleston's defense and ended up in the endzone 60 yards later. "We didn't have that designed or anything until right when we came out," Stevens said. "I didn't think it was going to work to be honest. But everyone blocked and done their job right."...
Briefly: Dexter football team outruns Charleston 67-14 (statewide scores included) (09/05/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats rushed for 319 yards and limited its opponent to two first downs as it cruised to a convincing 67-14 victory against Charleston Friday night. The Bearcats scored a touchdown in every quarter and built 53-14 lead by halftime. Charleston did not score in the second half...
Dexter middle school football teams shutout Charleston (09/05/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter middle school football program put together a near perfect defensive performance in its season opener Thursday night against Charleston. The Dexter seventh grade scored a touchdown in both quarters on its way to a 16-0 two-quarter victory against Charleston...
Briefly: Dexter football team outruns Charleston 67-14 (statewide scores included) (09/05/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats rushed for 319 yards and limited its opponent to two first downs as it cruised to a convincing 67-14 victory against Charleston Friday night. The Bearcats scored a touchdown in every quarter and built 53-14 lead by halftime. Charleston did not score in the second half...
September 5, 2014 Scoreboard (09/05/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school football capsules: Week 3 (09/05/14)
Sikeston (2-0) at Central (2-0) Last week: Sikeston 35, New Madrid 6; Central 41, St. Charles West 21 Last year: Central 29, Sikeston 17 (Week 7) Outlook: These longtime SEMO North rivals enter their 100th meeting unbeaten. The rivalry, has gone through phases, with Sikeston holding a slight edge at 50-42-7. Since the start of the millennium, Central leads the series 8-7 after winning the last two meetings...
Dexter middle school football teams shutout Charleston (09/05/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter middle school football program put together a near perfect defensive performance in its season opener Thursday night against Charleston. The Dexter seventh grade scored a touchdown in both quarters on its way to a 16-0 two-quarter victory against Charleston...
Prep football glance -- Week 3 matchups (09/04/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two throughout the season.
September 4, 2014 Scoreboard (09/04/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Prep football glance -- Week 3 matchups (09/04/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two throughout the season.
100th meeting pits 2-0 Sikeston, Cape Central (09/04/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Sikeston and Cape Central have been going at it for a long time on the football field. Many of them nail-biters. Some of them blowouts. All of them intense. With Sikeston holding a close 50-42-7 edge in the all-time series, the rivalry has been about as close as you can get...
High school roundup: Perryville volleyball deals Farmington first loss (09/04/14)
All high school sports results reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
September 3, 2014 Scoreboard (09/03/14)
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High school roundup: Notre Dame softball wins in nine innings (09/03/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
September 2, 2014 Scoreboard (09/02/14)
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August 29, 2014 Scoreboard (08/29/14)
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KHS volleyball top Charleston in close, straight sets (08/29/14)
Kennett's high school volleyball team hosted Charleston in their third matchup of the season. While Charleston's varsity and junior varsity fought hard across four sets, Kennett's squad proved slightly more consistent. The first set of the night was fought hard by both junior varsity squads, but despite strong play from Charleston, Kennett eventually prevailed 25-22...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 2 matchups (08/28/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two throughout the season.
KHS volleyball top Charleston in close, straight sets (08/28/14)
Kennett's high school volleyball team hosted Charleston in their third matchup of the season. While Charleston's varsity and junior varsity fought hard across four sets, Kennett's squad proved slightly more consistent.
KHS volleyball top Charleston in close, straight sets (08/28/14)
Kennett's high school volleyball team hosted Charleston in their third matchup of the season. While Charleston's varsity and junior varsity fought hard across four sets, Kennett's squad proved slightly more consistent.
Prep Football Glance -- Week 2 matchups (08/28/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two throughout the season.
Sikeston looking for another gauge against NMCC (08/28/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The Sikeston Bulldogs entered the 2014 season with plenty of question marks. Despite a 66-20 drubbing over rival Charleston in the season opener last Friday, head coach Kent Gibbs still isn't sure what kind of team he has...
PREP ROUNDUP: Richland wins season opener (08/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ESSEX -- The Richland volleyball team won it's first game of the season Tuesday downing visiting Twin Rivers in straight sets. Richland (1-0) won the first game 25-9 and held off Twin Rivers 25-23 in the second set. The Lady Rebels will host Bell City at 6 p.m. on Thursday...
Sikeston scores early and often in 66-20 win over Charleston (08/23/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Momentum can be a powerful ally or your worst enemy in sports. And sometimes, once a team has that momentum, it is difficult to swing it back in your direction. The Sikeston Bulldogs seized momentum early in Friday night's season-opening contest against Charleston and rolled to a 66-20 victory over the Bluejays in front of a large crowd at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium in the 129th meeting between the two rivals...
Sikeston scores early and often in 66-20 win over Charleston (08/23/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Momentum can be a powerful ally or your worst enemy in sports. And sometimes, once a team has that momentum, it is difficult to swing it back in your direction. The Sikeston Bulldogs seized momentum early in Friday night's season-opening contest against Charleston and rolled to a 66-20 victory over the Bluejays in front of a large crowd at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium in the 129th meeting between the two rivals...
August 22, 2014 Scoreboard (08/22/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Sikeston, Charleston enter first game with questions (08/21/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Both the Sikeston Bulldogs and Charleston Bluejays enter the 2014 football season on similar paths. Lots of youth. Lots of inexperience. Both will attempt to answer some internal questions about their teams when Charleston visits Sikeston tomorrow in the 129th game in the long, storied rivalry at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium at 7 p.m...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 1 matchups (08/21/14)
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two throughout the season.
Sikeston, Charleston enter first game with questions (08/21/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Both the Sikeston Bulldogs and Charleston Bluejays enter the 2014 football season on similar paths. Lots of youth. Lots of inexperience. Both will attempt to answer some internal questions about their teams when Charleston visits Sikeston tomorrow in the 129th game in the long, storied rivalry at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium at 7 p.m...
New faces look to continue girls tennis success at Dexter (08/20/14)
New faces hope to continue the success of the Dexter girls tennis program this fall. The Bearcats return two of its six starters off of last season's squad that finished 11-5 and placed second in Class 1, District 1. "We had a great year last year," Dexter tennis coach Kurt Lovelady said. "It's definitely a rebuilding year with only one senior on varsity this season, but that's what I said about the boys in the spring and they turned out pretty good...
Football preview: Youth fills Charleston's roster (08/16/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Though they lost many of the players that led to their resurgence the past three seasons to graduation, the atmosphere around the Charleston Bluejays is one of optimism entering 2014. That's because after watching their numbers dwindle into the high teens by the end of last season, the Bluejays have a crop of 34 players anchored by a hungry group of 18 freshman...
2014 High School Volleyball Schedules (08/16/14)
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Football preview: Youth fills Charleston's roster (08/16/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Though they lost many of the players that led to their resurgence the past three seasons to graduation, the atmosphere around the Charleston Bluejays is one of optimism entering 2014. That's because after watching their numbers dwindle into the high teens by the end of last season, the Bluejays have a crop of 34 players anchored by a hungry group of 18 freshman...
Volleyball class & district assignments released (08/15/14)
Class and district assignments were released Friday for the 2014 and 2015 seasons for high school volleyball. The only SCAA school changing moving up or down a class is Bloomfield. The Wildcats will moved from Class 1 to Class 2 this season. Bloomfield is slated to compete in Class 2, District 2, with Charleston, Puxico, Saxony Lutheran, Scott City, Twin Rivers and Woodland...
World Series over for Squirrels following 13-1 loss (08/11/14)
EPHRATA, Wash. -- A year ago, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels were within two games of moving into the Senior Babe Ruth World Series title game. A year later, the Alabama Rawdogs weren't in the mood to have a close game with the Squirrels. The Rawdogs, the defending World Series champions, sent the Squirrels home to Missouri with a memory that Charleston faithful would probably rather forget. Alabama got off to a quick start en route to a 13-1 win over the Squirrels...
World Series hopes drained following Squirrels' 11-1 loss (08/11/14)
EPHRATA, Wash. -- There is still one game left in pool play for the Charleston Fighting Squirrels, but the 2014 Senior Babe Ruth World Series is basically over for the Midwest Plains regional champions. The Squirrels lost their third game in divisional play at the tournament being played at Ephrata (Wash.) High School's Johnson-O'Brien Stadium on Sunday. ...
World Series over for Squirrels following 13-1 loss (08/11/14)
EPHRATA, Wash. -- A year ago, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels were within two games of moving into the Senior Babe Ruth World Series title game. A year later, the Alabama Rawdogs weren't in the mood to have a close game with the Squirrels. The Rawdogs, the defending World Series champions, sent the Squirrels home to Missouri with a memory that Charleston faithful would probably rather forget. Alabama got off to a quick start en route to a 13-1 win over the Squirrels...
World Series hopes drained following Squirrels' 11-1 loss (08/11/14)
EPHRATA, Wash. -- There is still one game left in pool play for the Charleston Fighting Squirrels, but the 2014 Senior Babe Ruth World Series is basically over for the Midwest Plains regional champions. The Squirrels lost their third game in divisional play at the tournament being played at Ephrata (Wash.) High School's Johnson-O'Brien Stadium on Sunday. ...
Fighting Squirrels drop must-win game at World Series to Tri-Township, Pennsylvania (08/10/14)
EPHRATA, Wash. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels quest for its first Senior Babe Ruth World Series title ended with a thud Sunday evening at Johnson-O'Brien Stadium in Ephrata, Washington. The Tri-Township Falcons of Pennsylvania scored in four of the six innings it batted as it cruised past Charleston 11-1 in six innings...
Squirrels collapse late, in dire World Series situation (08/10/14)
EPHRATA, Wash. -- For one inning, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels could see their fortunes changing at the Senior Babe Ruth League World Series. Then came the top of the seventh inning Saturday night, and the Squirrels found themselves in a difficult situation...
World Series opener turns sour for Fighting Squirrels (08/09/14)
The Squirrels dropped their pool play opener at the 2014 Senior Babe Ruth World Series, which began Thursday at Johnson-O'Brien Stadium in central Washington state. Charleston was at the wrong side of the best pitching performance of the day Friday as the host team, the Columbia Basin River Dogs, 5-0.
Fighting Squirrels relinquish one-run lead late, suffer 3-2 loss to San Gabriel Valley (08/09/14)
EPHRATA, Wash. -The Charleston Fighting Squirrels came up just short in its bid to secure its first victory at the Senior Babe Ruth World Series in Ephrata, Washington Saturday night. San Gabriel Valley, California overcame a 2-1 deficit with a pair of runs in the top of the seventh inning on its way to a 3-2 victory against Charleston...
World Series opener turns sour for Fighting Squirrels (08/09/14)
The Squirrels dropped their pool play opener at the 2014 Senior Babe Ruth World Series, which began Thursday at Johnson-O'Brien Stadium in central Washington state. Charleston was at the wrong side of the best pitching performance of the day Friday as the host team, the Columbia Basin River Dogs, 5-0.
Fighting Squirrels open World Series with 5-0 loss to host Washington (08/09/14)
EPHRATA, Wash. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels suffered a 5-0 loss to the host Columbia Basin River Dogs of Ephrata Washington late Friday night at the Senior Babe Ruth World Series at Johnson O-Brien Stadium. Cam Walker threw a one-hit shutout against Charleston. He struck out seven and walked two in seven innings pitched...
Squirrels packing for World Series trip to Washington (08/06/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- At a time when most summer baseball teams have already packed up and players prepare for the quickly approaching school year, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels are days away from their biggest test yet. They'll try to make their claim for their first ever national championship starting Friday as they join nine other teams in the Senior Babe Ruth World Series in Ephrata, Wash...
Squirrels packing for World Series trip to Washington (08/06/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- At a time when most summer baseball teams have already packed up and players prepare for the quickly approaching school year, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels are days away from their biggest test yet. They'll try to make their claim for their first ever national championship starting Friday as they join nine other teams in the Senior Babe Ruth World Series in Ephrata, Wash...
Fighting Squirrels open play at World Series Friday night (08/05/14)
The Charleston Fighting Squirrels begin its quest for its first World Series title in franchise history Friday in Ephrata, Washington. 10 teams from nine states are slated to compete at the eight-day tournament at Johnson-O'Brien Stadium in Ephrata...
Fighting Squirrels open play at World Series Friday night (08/05/14)
The Charleston Fighting Squirrels begin its quest for its first World Series title in franchise history Friday in Ephrata, Washington. 10 teams from nine states are slated to compete at the eight-day tournament at Johnson-O'Brien Stadium in Ephrata...
SEMO Bulls AAU basketball team hoping to establish area roots (08/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Former Poplar Bluff standout Tony Webb understands that basketball is the lifeblood of southeast Missouri sports. So when Webb, Trey Porter and Don Webb pulled together, they had one goal in mind -- provide southeast Missouri with a top-notch AAU basketball program...
Squirrels return home following regional championship run (07/30/14)
For the second straight year, Charleston's long trip back from the Midwest Plains Regional tournament was made a little more tolerable by the hardware they had in tow.
Squirrels return home following regional championship run (07/30/14)
For the second straight year, Charleston's long trip back from the Midwest Plains Regional tournament was made a little more tolerable by the hardware they had in tow.
Charleston Riverdogs go 15-12 in second season (07/30/14)
The Charleston Riverdogs collegiate level baseball program recently finished its 2014 campaign with a record of 15-12. The second-year program, established in 2013, is composed of players throughout the southeast Missouri region who are currently playing at the collegiate level...
Squirrels win regional, heading to third World Series in program history (07/28/14)
After a dominant showing in the Midwest Plains Regional Tournament, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels have again booked their ticket to the Senior Babe Ruth World Series.
Squirrels win regional, heading to third World Series in program history (07/28/14)
After a dominant showing in the Midwest Plains Regional Tournament, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels have again booked their ticket to the Senior Babe Ruth World Series.
Fighting Squirrels edge Oskaloosa 4-1 to advance to Sunday night's regional championship (07/27/14)
The Charleston Fighting Squirrels advanced to the Midwest Plains Regional championship with a 4-1 victory against Oskaloosa Sunday afternoon. Charleston jumped on top of Oskaloosa early with two runs on two hits and a walk in the bottom of the first inning. Matt Ulrich drove home Charleston's first run with a sacrifice fly. A two-out RBI single by Blake Wolferding plated Charleston's second run...
WORLD SERIES BOUND: Fighting Squirrels beat Eden Prairie 4-1 in regional championship (07/28/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels beat Eden Prairie, Minnesota 4-1 Sunday night to secure its second straight birth in the Senior Babe Ruth World Series. The Fighting Squirrels opened the Midwest Plains Regional final with three consecutive hits in the bottom of the first inning. ...
WORLD SERIES BOUND: Fighting Squirrels beat Eden Prairie 4-1 in regional championship (07/27/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels beat Eden Prairie, Minnesota 4-1 Sunday night to secure its second straight birth in the Senior Babe Ruth World Series. The Fighting Squirrels opened the Midwest Plains Regional final with three consecutive hits in the bottom of the first inning. ...
Fighting Squirrels edge Oskaloosa 4-1 to advance to Sunday night's regional championship (07/27/14)
The Charleston Fighting Squirrels advanced to the Midwest Plains Regional championship with a 4-1 victory against Oskaloosa Sunday afternoon. Charleston jumped on top of Oskaloosa early with two runs on two hits and a walk in the bottom of the first inning. Matt Ulrich drove home Charleston's first run with a sacrifice fly. A two-out RBI single by Blake Wolferding plated Charleston's second run...
Fighting Squirrels beat Dickinson 9-0, advance to Sunday's regional semifinals (07/26/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels locked up the No. 1 seed in Pool B at the Midwest Plains Regional Saturday night with a 9-0 victory against host Dickinson, North Dakota . Charleston, which beat Holyoke, Colorado 11-1 Thursday and Eden Prairie Black, Minnesota 3-1 Friday, finishes 3-0 in Pool B...
Fighting Squirrels beat Dickinson 9-0, advance to Sunday's regional semifinals (07/26/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels locked up the No. 1 seed in Pool B at the Midwest Plains Regional Saturday night with a 9-0 victory against host Dickinson, North Dakota . Charleston, which beat Holyoke, Colorado 11-1 Thursday and Eden Prairie Black, Minnesota 3-1 Friday, finishes 3-0 in Pool B...
Payne and gain: Chaffee hurler lifts Squirrels to 3-1 win over Eden Prairie (07/25/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DICKINSON, NORTH DAKOTA -- Just a week after throwing a near no-hitter to win Charleston another state title, Cody Payne delivered another gem Friday to put the Squirrels in the drivers seat of their pool at the Midwest Plains Regional Tournament...
Fighting Squirrels edge Eden Prairie 3-1 to improve to 2-0 at Midwest Plains Regional (07/25/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The success continued for the Charleston Fighting Squirrels Friday at the Senior Babe Ruth Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, North Dakota. Charleston, which blistered Holyoke, Colorado, 11-1 in six innings Thursday, improved to 2-0 in Pool B with a 3-1 victory against Eden Prairie Black, Minnesota, Friday afternoon...
Squirrels continue back-to-back regional title quest Saturday in North Dakota (07/26/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The success continued for the Charleston Fighting Squirrels Friday at the Senior Babe Ruth Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, North Dakota. Charleston, which blistered Holyoke, Colorado, 11-1 in six innings Thursday, improved to 2-0 in Pool B with a 3-1 victory against Eden Prairie Black, Minnesota, Friday afternoon...
Charleston Squirrels breeze through first round regional game 11-1 (07/25/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DICKINSON, NORTH DAKOTA -- Everything seemed to click for the Charleston Fighting Squirrel Thursday afternoon in their first game of pool play at the Midwest Plains Regional Tournament. Facing Holyoke, Colo, the Squirrels put up 13 hits to cruise to an 11-1 win in six innings via the mercy rule...
Fighting Squirrels open Midwest Plains Regional with 11-1 win against Holyoke (includes all Thursday results) (07/24/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels experienced little difficulty securing a victory in its first game at the Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, N.D., Thursday afternoon. Charleston calculated at least one run in every inning it batted with the exception of the top of the fith as it cruised past Holyoke, Colo., 11-1 in six innings at Astoria Field at Southside Ballpark...
Fighting Squirrels open Midwest Plains Regional with 11-1 win against Holyoke (07/24/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels experienced little difficulty securing a victory in its first game at the Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, N.D., Thursday afternoon. Charleston calculated at least one run in every inning it batted with the exception of the top of the fith as it cruised past Holyoke, Colo., 11-1 in six innings at Astoria Field at Southside Ballpark...
Familiar regional next step for determined Squirrels (07/23/14)
Getting to the Midwest Plains Regional Tournament has never been a problem for the Charleston Fighting Squirrels. Taking that next step to the Senior Babe Ruth World Series, however, is a feat they've only managed twice during that run.
Familiar regional next step for determined Squirrels (07/23/14)
Getting to the Midwest Plains Regional Tournament has never been a problem for the Charleston Fighting Squirrels. Taking that next step to the Senior Babe Ruth World Series, however, is a feat they've only managed twice during that run.
Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH (07/23/14)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey...
Charleston Fighting Squirrels open play at Midwest Plains Regional Thursday (07/22/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels baseball program begins its quest for a second straight World Series birth Thursday at the Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, N.D. The eight-team tournament is slated for July 23-27 at Astoria Field at Southside Ballpark. Pool play takes place Thursday, Friday and Saturday with bracket play scheduled for Sunday...
Charleston Fighting Squirrels open play at Midwest Plains Regional Thursday (07/22/14)
DICKINSON, N.D. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels baseball program begins its quest for a second straight World Series birth Thursday at the Midwest Plains Regional in Dickinson, N.D. The eight-team tournament is slated for July 23-27 at Astoria Field at Southside Ballpark. Pool play takes place Thursday, Friday and Saturday with bracket play scheduled for Sunday...
Relaxed Fighting Squirrels edge Boonville 3-1 for seventh state title in eight years (07/17/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - After enjoying his first shave in several months following a 9-3 loss to Boonville in Game 26 of the double-elimination Senior Babe Ruth state tournament Tuesday night Charleston Fighting Squirrels coach Michael Minner put serious thought into who should pitch Wednesday night's winner-take-all state championship...
Relaxed Fighting Squirrels edge Boonville 3-1 for seventh state title in eight years (07/17/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - After enjoying his first shave in several months following a 9-3 loss to Boonville in Game 26 of the double-elimination Senior Babe Ruth state tournament Tuesday night Charleston Fighting Squirrels coach Michael Minner put serious thought into who should pitch Wednesday night's winner-take-all state championship...
Squirrels claim seventh state championship after 3-1 win over Boonville (07/17/14)
The Charleston Fighting Squirrels rally behind Cody Payne's one-hit gem to bring home it's seventh Senior Babe Ruth Missouri State championship in eight seasons on Wednesday.
Boonville eliminates Leopold, hands Charleston first loss to force winner-take-all championship Wednesday (07/16/14)
The stage is set for a winner-take-all championship at the Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state tournament Wednesday night at 5:30 p.m. at Hillhouse Park in Charleston. Boonville edged the SEMO Pirates of Leopold 4-1 in Game 25 of the state tournament and followed by handing Charleston a 9-3 loss in Game 26 Tuesday night...
Squirrels claim seventh state championship after 3-1 win over Boonville (07/16/14)
The Charleston Fighting Squirrels rally behind Cody Payne's one-hit gem to bring home it's seventh Senior Babe Ruth Missouri State championship in eight seasons.
Boonville eliminates Leopold, hands Charleston first lost to force winner-take-all championship Wednesday (07/16/14)
By DUSTIN WARD Statesman Sports Editor CHARLESTON, Mo. - The stage is set for a winner-take-all championship at the Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state tournament Wednesday night at 5:30 p.m. at Hillhouse Park in Charleston. Boonville edged the SEMO Pirates of Leopold 4-1 in Game 25 of the state tournament and followed by handing Charleston a 9-3 loss in Game 26 Tuesday night...
Chance to clinch state title eludes Squirrels following 9-3 loss to Boonville (07/16/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- If the Charleston Fighting Squirrels are to win their seventh championship in eight years it will come a day later than hoped. Unable to find an answer to Boonville starter Josh Judd, the Squirrels fell 9-3 Tuesday in the first of two Senior Babe Ruth Missouri State championship games in the double-elimination tournament...
Charleston offense avoids panic attack, rallies to beat Leopold 6-5 at SBR state tournament (07/14/14)
CHARLESTON , Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels avoided a panic attack at the plate after falling behind four runs against the SEMO Pirates of Leopold Sunday afternoon in the winner's bracket championship of the Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state tournament at Hillhouse Park...
Charleston offense avoids panic attack, rallies to beat Leopold 6-5 at SBR state tournament (07/14/14)
CHARLESTON , Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels avoided a panic attack at the plate after falling behind four runs against the SEMO Pirates of Leopold Sunday afternoon in the winner's bracket championship of the Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state tournament at Hillhouse Park...
Power surge propels Charleston past Boonville 9-5 at SBR state tournament (07/13/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - Charleston Fighting Squirrels standout slugger Ryan Fortner never grew concerned his team might be shutout after falling behind Boonville 1-0 Saturday night at the Senior Babe Ruth state tournament. "It was just a matter of time," Fortner said. "We knew we were going to hit. We came out a little flat, but Potts kept it close and we knew we would get at least one run."...
Squirrels squeak by Pirates 6-5, return to title game (07/13/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Just when it looked like they'd be relegated to the loser's bracket of the Senior Babe Ruth Missouri State Tournament, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels proved they may be down but they're never out of it. Overcoming a late four-run deficit against the SEMO Pirates on Sunday the defending champion Squirrels pulled out a dramatic 6-5 win that once again has them in the championship game...
Power surge propels Charleston past Boonville 9-5 at SBR state tournament (07/13/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - Charleston Fighting Squirrels standout slugger Ryan Fortner never grew concerned his team might be shutout after falling behind Boonville 1-0 Saturday night at the Senior Babe Ruth state tournament. "It was just a matter of time," Fortner said. "We knew we were going to hit. We came out a little flat, but Potts kept it close and we knew we would get at least one run."...
Charleston, Piedmont & Leopold advance to championship semifinals of SBR state tournament (07/12/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels continued to experience offensive success without hitting the ball out of the ballpark Friday afternoon at the Senior Babe Ruth state tournament. The Fighting Squirrels had five hitters bunt in the first three innings...
Charleston hangs tough to down Portageville 7-3, stays in winner's bracket (07/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Despite staying on Charleston's heels all night long, the Portageville Bulldogs never quite got the big hit needed to up-end the defending state champion Fighting Squirrels. Working out of jam after jam, Charleston held off the Bulldogs for a 7-3 win the keeps them in the winner's bracket of the Senior Babe Ruth Missouri State Tournament at Hillhouse Park in Charleston...
Charleston, Piedmont & Leopold advance to championship semifinals of SBR state tournament (07/12/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels continued to experience offensive success without hitting the ball out of the ballpark Friday afternoon at the Senior Babe Ruth state tournament. The Fighting Squirrels had five hitters bunt in the first three innings...
Charleston hangs tough to down Portageville 7-3, stays in winner's bracket (07/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Despite staying on Charleston's heels all night long, the Portageville Bulldogs never quite got the big hit needed to up-end the defending state champion Fighting Squirrels. Working out of jam after jam, Charleston held off the Bulldogs for a 7-3 win the keeps them in the winner's bracket of the Senior Babe Ruth Missouri State Tournament at Hillhouse Park in Charleston...
Updated Senior Babe Ruth state tournament schedule (07/11/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The defending state champion Charleston Fighting Squirrels cruised past the Arch City Sidewinders 13-3 in its first game at the Senior Babe Ruth State late Thursday night at Charleston. Both teams scored its first run on an infield error in the second inning...
Updated Senior Babe Ruth state tournament schedule (07/11/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The defending state champion Charleston Fighting Squirrels cruised past the Arch City Sidewinders 13-3 in its first game at the Senior Babe Ruth State late Thursday night at Charleston. Both teams scored its first run on an infield error in the second inning...
Squirrels open first round of state tournament in dominant fashion (07/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- The Charleston Fighting Squirrels opened up their title defense in dominant fashion Thursday night against the Arch City Sidewinders. Combining for 12 hits the Squirrels capped the first day of play with a 13-3 win in six innings via the mercy rules to stay in the winner's bracket of the tournament...
Squirrels eyeing seventh Sr. Babe state title in last eight years (07/10/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Some have been easier than others, but in six of the last seven years the Charleston Fighting Squirrels have found a way to bring home a state title. They'll get that chance again starting today when they open up the Senior Babe Ruth Missouri State Tournament at Hillhouse Park in Charleston...
Squirrels rally to down in-town rival Riverdogs 6-3 (07/09/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- In their final tuneup before the playoffs, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels took down the Charleston Riverdogs 6-3 in a nine-inning contest on Tuesday. "We played one of our better games," Squirrels head coach Michael Minner said. "We played pretty well defensively and our pitching was outstanding. We threw nine guys and they were all good. We swung that bats a little bit too...
Latest updated Rib City Shootout Schedule (July 11-12) (07/11/14)
The schedule has been released for the final Rib City boys basketball tournament this summer. The event is slated for Friday and Saturday at Dexter. Games will be played at the Bearcat Event Center, Dexter Middle School Gymnasium, Dexter High School Gymnasium and Southwest Elementary Gymnasium...
Dexter fall sports schedules released (07/08/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - 2014 fall sports schedules are set at Dexter High School. The Dexter varsity football program is slated to open its season at Ste. Genevieve Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. The Dexter varsity volleyball team will open its season three days later when it hosts Farmington Aug. 25 and the Dexter varsity girls tennis team is slated to host Charleston in its season opener Aug. 26 at 4 p.m. The Dexter boys and girls high school cross country teams begin their respective seasons Sept. 6 at Jackson...
2014 All-Standard Democrat Baseball Team (07/05/14)
FIRST TEAM Pitcher: Doug Still, Sr., Sikeston Catcher: Cody Payne, Sr., Chaffee Infield: Austin Godwin, Sr., NMCC Infield: Colton Black, Sr., Sikeston Infield: Gavin O'Brien, Sr., Sikeston Infield: Devon Yahn, Sr., Chaffee Outfield: Palmer Campbell, Fr., NMCC...
Schedule set for Senior Babe Ruth state tournament (07/02/14)
The schedule is set for the highly anticipated Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state baseball tournament. The 14-team double-elimination event will take place July 10-15 at Hillhouse Park in Charleston, Mo. Three of the 27 tournament games will also be played at Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau, Mo...
Schedule set for Senior Babe Ruth state tournament (07/02/14)
The schedule is set for the highly anticipated Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state baseball tournament. The 14-team double-elimination event will take place July 10-15 at Hillhouse Park in Charleston, Mo. Three of the 27 tournament games will also be played at Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau, Mo...
Missouri Baseball Coaches Association all-state teams, final rankings released (06/28/14)
The Missouri Baseball Coaches Association recently released its final state rankings and all-state teams. Eight players were selected to the Class 1 MBCA all-state team from the southeast Missouri region. Cooter junior Tyler McLevain was selected first-team all-state as a pitcher, Oran senior Seth Ressel was selected second-team all-state as a pitcher, Cooter sophomore Austin Phelps was selected honorable mention as a pitcher, Cooter sophomore Riley Maddox was selected honorable mention as an infielder, Cooter junior Riley Hickerson was selected first-team all-state as an outfielder, Oran junior Hunter Schlosser was selected second-team all-state as an outfielder, Cooter sophomore Cole Crowder was selected second-team all-state as an outfielder and Oak Ridge senior Kelby Brown was selected honorable mention as a utility player.. ...
Squirrels end Bleacher Bum Invitational with back to back losses (06/23/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- After winning their first six games of the tournament, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels saw a rough final two games leave them with fourth place in the Bleacher Bum Invitational over the weekend. The Squirrels won all three of their games in Pool 2 while advancing to the semifinals while also competing in and winning three games in Pool 1 in place of an absent team...
Dexter boys claim Rib City title (06/21/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity boys basketball program ended the Rib City Shootout on a high note Friday evening at the Bearcat Event Center. The Bearcats finished the two-day event with an overall record of 5-3, won its last four games and finished first in its seven-team bracket Friday evening...
Third inning lifts Squirrels over Post 114 10-0 (06/21/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Highlighted by a seven-run third inning, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels picked up a 10-0 win over Sikeston Legion Post 114 via the mercy rule on Friday in Pool 2 of the Bleacher Bum Invitational. "We're just excited to be playing good baseball and good competition," Charleston head coach Michael Minner said. ...
Third inning lifts Squirrels over Post 114 10-0 (06/21/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Highlighted by a seven-run third inning, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels picked up a 10-0 win over Sikeston Legion Post 114 via the mercy rule on Friday in Pool 2 of the Bleacher Bum Invitational. "We're just excited to be playing good baseball and good competition," Charleston head coach Michael Minner said. ...
Early lead slips away as Ducks flounder against Elsberry (06/21/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Unable to hold on to an early three-run lead, the Riverbend Ducks fell to Elsberry 6-3 on Saturday in Pool 2 play in the Bleacher Bum Invitational at Hillhouse Park in Charleston. The loss leaves the Ducks at 1-1 in the pool and facing a must win tomorrow in their final pool game against Charleston...
Squirrels erase slow start, beat Elsberry 8-4 (06/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Overcoming a rough third inning against Elsberry on Thursday, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels scored seven unanswered runs in the final three innings to win their first game 8-4 in Pool 2 at the Bleacher Bum Invitational...
Squirrels erase slow start, beat Elsberry 8-4 (06/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Overcoming a rough third inning against Elsberry on Thursday, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels scored seven unanswered runs in the final three innings to win their first game 8-4 in Pool 2 at the Bleacher Bum Invitational...
Schedule altered for Bleacher Bum Invite (06/18/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The schedule has been released for the 2014 Bleacher Bum Invitational. The 16-team baseball tournament will take place June 19-22 at Hillhouse Park in Charleston and Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau. Eight first round games are scheduled for Thursday. ...
Boys basketball Rib City Shootout begins Thursday at Dexter (06/18/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The schedule has been released for the upcoming Rib City boys basketball shootout slated for June 19-20 at Dexter. 41 boys basketball teams will compete in the event. Games are scheduled to take place on three courts at the Bearcat Event Center, the Dexter High School Gymnasium, the Dexter Middle School Gymnasium and the Southwest Elementary Gymnasium...
Squirrels finish William Woods Alumni Showcase undefeated (06/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com FULTON -- With a pair of wins over Blair Oaks and New Bloomfield, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels finished the William Woods Alumni Showcase undefeated. Their 3-0-1 record during the round-robin style tournament was the best among all participants and leave the Squirrels with a healthy 18-3-1 mark on the season...
Bleacher Bum Invite begins Thursday at Charleston (06/18/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The schedule has been released for the 2014 Bleacher Bum Invitational. The 16-team baseball tournament will take place June 19-22 at Hillhouse Park in Charleston and Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau. Eight first round games are scheduled for Thursday. ...
Scott County Junior Legion falls to Charleston 16U in extra innings, 17-13 (06/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Scott County Junior Legion fell to Charleston 16U on Tuesday 17-13 in extra innings. The game was schedule for nine innings, but wound up a a 12-inning affair when the two teams entered the final innings knotted up at 13-13. Another two scoreless inning ensued before a four-run Charleston rally in the top of the 12th put them ahead for good...
Squirrels win tournament's consolation championship 5-1 over Riverbend Ducks (06/16/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- An opening round loss may have ensured the Charleston Fighting Squirrels wouldn't be in the championship hunt at their namesake Fighting Squirrel Classic, but that didn't stop them from making the most of their weekend...
Charleston win, ties on opening day of tournament (06/16/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com FELTON -- The Charleston Fighting Squirrels finished up their first day of the William Woods Alumni Coaches Showcases in Fulton with a win and a tie in the round robin style tournament. Their first game of the evening, against Fulton Legion, was still knotted up 1-1 after nine innings, resulting in the unusual tie due to the two-hour time limit...
Squirrels win tournament's consolation championship 5-1 over Riverbend Ducks (06/16/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- An opening round loss may have ensured the Charleston Fighting Squirrels wouldn't be in the championship hunt at their namesake Fighting Squirrel Classic, but that didn't stop them from making the most of their weekend...
Squirrels rebound with 11-0 win over Senath-Hornersville (06/14/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- After using four pitchers in their opening round loss to Crawford County a day earlier, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels needed only starter Matt Ulrich Friday to stay alive in the Fighting Squirrel Classic...
Rib City Shootout Action (06/14/14)
Note: A schedule for June 14 remains available at this link: View Schedule Here
Squirrels rebound with 11-0 win over Senath-Hornersville (06/14/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- After using four pitchers in their opening round loss to Crawford County a day earlier, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels needed only starter Matt Ulrich Friday to stay alive in the Fighting Squirrel Classic...
Charleston Fighting Squirrels cruise by Senath-Hornersville 11-0 at Classic (06/13/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels offense got back on track in a big way Friday afternoon less than 24 hours after suffering a rare loss. Charleston (13-3) scored five times in the first two innings before adding three runs in the fourth inning and three more in the seventh inning as it cruised past Senath-Hornersville Senior Babe Ruth 11-0 in a consolation quarterfinal of the four-day 16-team Fighting Squirrel Classic...
Defending champ Charleston drops Classic opener to Crawford County 6-5 in 10 innings (includes all Thursday scores) (06/13/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the action Thursday at Charleston is available at this link: View Photos Here CHARLESTON, Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels threw about everything but the kitchen sink at Crawford County, Mo., Thursday afternoon but came up short in its bid to defend its title at its own Fighting Squirrel Classic...
Squirrels bounced from title contention by Crawford Co. 6-5 during Fighting Squirrel Classic (06/13/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Despite coming in as the reigning champions, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels find themselves out of the hunt after the first round in this year's Fighting Squirrel Classic. Unable to hold on to an early four-run lead against Crawford County on Thursday, Charleston was pushed to the consolation bracket with a 6-5 loss in 10 innings on a walk-off single...
Charleston Fighting Squirrels cruise by Senath-Hornersville 11-0 at Classic (06/13/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels offense got back on track in a big way Friday afternoon less than 24 hours after suffering a rare loss. Charleston (13-3) scored five times in the first two innings before adding three runs in the fourth inning and three more in the seventh inning as it cruised past Senath-Hornersville Senior Babe Ruth 11-0 in a consolation quarterfinal of the four-day 16-team Fighting Squirrel Classic...
Defending champ Charleston drops Fighting Squirrel Classic opener to Crawford County 6-5 in 10 innings (06/13/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the action Thursday at Charleston is available at this link: View Photos Here CHARLESTON, Mo. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels threw about everything but the kitchen sink at Crawford County, Mo., Thursday afternoon but came up short in its bid to defend its title at its own Fighting Squirrel Classic...
Squirrels bounced from title contention by Crawford Co. 6-5 during Fighting Squirrel Classic (06/13/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Despite coming in as the reigning champions, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels find themselves out of the hunt after the first round in this year's Fighting Squirrel Classic. Unable to hold on to an early four-run lead against Crawford County on Thursday, Charleston was pushed to the consolation bracket with a 6-5 loss in 10 innings on a walk-off single...
Squirrels take two on the road at Portageville (06/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- In one final tuneup before the Fighting Squirrel Classic, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels swept Portageville Senior Babe Ruth in a doubleheader on Wednesday. Charleston opened the evening with 15 hits to down Portageville 14-1 in five innings via the mercy rule. Back-to-back three run rallies in the second and third innings gave way to a seven-run-fourth to put them up 13-0...
Rib City Shootout schedule (June 13-14) (06/12/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The schedule has been released for the upcoming Rib City girls basketball shooutout slated for June 13-14. 44 girls basketball teams will compete in the event. Games are scheduled to take place on three courts at the Bearcat Event Center, the Dexter High School Gymnasium, the Dexter Middle School Gymnasium and the Southwest Elementary Gymnasium...
Rib City Shootout schedule (June 13-14) (06/12/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The schedule has been released for the upcoming Rib City girls basketball shooutout slated for June 13-14. 44 girls basketball teams will compete in the event. Games are scheduled to take place on three courts at the Bearcat Event Center, the Dexter High School Gymnasium, the Dexter Middle School Gymnasium and the Southwest Elementary Gymnasium...
Charleston to host annual Fighting Squirrel Classic wood bat tournament (06/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Starting Thursday, 16 teams over two different sites will compete in the Fighting Squirrel Classic in a four-day single-elimination-style tournament. The tournament's namesake Charleston Fighting Squirrels return as champions from last year and look to be strong contenders to keep the title...
Charleston to host annual Fighting Squirrel Classic wood bat tournament (06/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Starting Thursday, 16 teams over two different sites will compete in the Fighting Squirrel Classic in a four-day single-elimination-style tournament. The tournament's namesake Charleston Fighting Squirrels return as champions from last year and look to be strong contenders to keep the title...
Fighting Squirrel Baseball Classic begins Thursday at Charleston (06/11/14)
The schedule has been released for the 2014 Fighting Squirrel Classic. The 16-team baseball tournament will take place June 12-15 at Hillhouse Park in Charleston and Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau. Eight first round games are scheduled Thursday. ...
Fighting Squirrel Baseball Classic begins Thursday at Charleston (06/11/14)
The schedule has been released for the 2014 Fighting Squirrel Classic. The 16-team baseball tournament will take place June 12-15 at Hillhouse Park in Charleston and Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau. Eight first round games are scheduled Thursday. ...
Rain spoils Still-Maddox pitcher's duel at Advance (06/10/14)
ADVANCE, Mo. - Mother Nature spoiled the fun in the top of the fourth inning Monday evening as heavy rain halted a scoreless Senior Babe Ruth pitcher's duel between the SEMO Strokers and Charleston Fighting Squirrels at Advance. Charleston ace lefty Doug Still, who was drafted in the 33rd round (1003rd overall) of the Major League Baseball First-Year Draft Saturday, struck out seven of the nine hitters he faced Monday and faced the minimum in three innings of work...
Rain spoils Still-Maddox pitcher's duel at Advance (06/09/14)
ADVANCE, Mo. - Mother Nature spoiled the fun in the top of the fourth inning Monday evening as heavy rain halted a scoreless Senior Babe Ruth pitcher's duel between the SEMO Strokers and Charleston Fighting Squirrels at Advance. Charleston ace lefty Doug Still, who was drafted in the 33rd round (1003rd overall) of the Major League Baseball First-Year Draft Saturday, struck out seven of the nine hitters he faced Monday and faced the minimum in three innings of work...
Ware ends high school track career with bright spot at Nike Elite event (06/06/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ST. LOUIS -- After a strong showing at the Class 2 state track meet last month, recent Charleston graduate Devonte' Ware put the finishing touches on his high school career Thursday when he compted in the Nike Festival of Miles in St. Louis...
Ware ends high school track career with bright spot at Nike Elite event (06/06/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ST. LOUIS -- After a strong showing at the Class 2 state track meet last month, recent Charleston graduate Devonte' Ware put the finishing touches on his high school career Thursday when he compted in the Nike Festival of Miles in St. Louis...
Charleston relay team wins state title (05/28/14)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Both the Charleston Bluejays and Kelly Hawks had big showings Saturday at the Class 2 state championship track meet held on the campus of Lincoln University in Jefferson City. None of those performances was bigger than that of Charleston's 4x200-meter relay team that took home the state championship with a time of 1:31.54. The relay team is made up of Tyler Craig, Dyrel Pierce, Robert Bogan and Devonte' Ware...
Charleston relay team wins state title (05/25/14)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Both the Charleston Bluejays and Kelly Hawks had big showings Saturday at the Class 2 state championship track meet held on the campus of Lincoln University in Jefferson City. None of those performances was bigger than that of Charleston's 4x200-meter relay team that took home the state championship with a time of 1:31.54. The relay team is made up of Tyler Craig, Dyrel Pierce, Robert Bogan and Devonte' Ware...
Class 2 track and field: Kelly's Johnson finishes second in 100-meter race at state meet (05/25/14)
Kelly junior Dakaria Johnson clinched the silver in the 100 dash with a time of 12.78 seconds and took seventh in the 200 dash with a time of 26.80 seconds to help lead the Hawks at Saturday's Class 2 track and field state meet in Jefferson City, Missouri...
East Prairie's Tipler finishes second in high jump (05/23/14)
JEFFERSON CITY -- East Prairie's Damion Tipler capped a brilliant career for the Eagles on Friday in the Class 2 state track meet on the campus of Lincoln University in Jefferson City. Tipler, a senior, finished second in the high jump, clearing 6 feet, 2 inches; just one inch shy of event winner Lath Kisling of Sarcoxie...
High school roundup: Late runs propel Kelly past Charleston (05/18/14)
The fourth-seeded Kelly baseball eam scored 10 unanswered runs in the fifth and sixth innings to knock off fifth-seeded Charleston 13-4 in the opening round of the Class 3 District 2 tournament Saturday in Charleston, Missouri. Sophomore Ty Householder picked up the win on the mound for Kelly. He pitched three innings and gave up three hits with two strikeouts and three walks...
Kielhofner, Hency win sectional titles (05/18/14)
Oran senior Addie Kielhofner and junior Toni Hency posted first-place finishes in the 300 hurdles and shot put events to help lead the Eagles to fifth place overall in the team standings at Saturday's Class 1 Sectional 1 meet at The Principia High School in St. Louis, Mo...
Late runs propel Kelly past Charleston (05/18/14)
The fourth-seeded Kelly baseball eam scored 10 unanswered runs in the fifth and sixth innings to knock off fifth-seeded Charleston 13-4 in the opening round of the Class 3 District 2 tournament Saturday in Charleston, Missouri. Sophomore Ty Householder picked up the win on the mound for Kelly. He pitched three innings and gave up three hits with two strikeouts and three walks...
Kelly surges to down Charleston 13-4 in districts (05/17/14)
By Brent Shipman standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- After stranding seven runners through four innings on Saturday, the fourth-seeded Kelly Hawks broke loose in the final two frames against fifth-seeded Charleston. Overcoming a one-run deficit, the Hawks scored 10 unanswered runs in the fifth and sixth innings to down the Bluejays 13-4 in the opening round of the Class 3, District 2 Tournament...
District baseball begins this weekend for area schools (05/14/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- After a disappointing exit in last year's Class 4, District 1 championship game, the Sikeston Bulldogs are once again on the hunt for their first district title since 2007. This time around they'll have home-field advantage as play kicks off this weekend at VFW Memorial Stadium in Sikeston...
All-conference baseball (05/14/14)
All-SEMO Conference P -- Michael Houchin, jr., Jackson P -- Tyson Campbell, sr., Kennett P -- Wesley Pyles, sr., Poplar Bluff P -- Chase Hagerty, jr., Cape Central P -- Jacob Clark, jr., Sikeston P -- Graham Ruopp, jr., Notre Dame...
Final regular season MBCA state baseball rankings (05/13/14)
Multiple baseball programs from the southeast Missouri region remain state ranked in the final regular season rankings released May 12 by the Missouri Baseball Coaches Association. Defending state champion Oran is ranked third in Class 1. Bernie, which has won 15 straight games, is ranked sixth in Class 2. Valle Catholic is ranked first in Class 2, Chaffee is ranked second, East Carter County is ranked fourth, Portageville is ranked eighth and Greenville is ranked ninth...
Kelly finishes third overall, sending several to sectional (05/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Kelly boys and girls track and field teams each finished third during Saturday's Class 2 district meet at Cape Central High School and advanced several to next week's sectional meet. Charleston's boys team finished fourth overall while East Prairie took eighth and Chaffee 14th...
Sikeston gets 11-6 road win over Marshall Co. (05/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON, Ky -- The Sikeston Bulldogs baseball team improved to 13-10 on the season following an 11-6 win against Marshall County, Ky., Saturday on the road. Jacob Clark was the winning pitcher. Gavin O'Brien led the Bulldogs with three hits and two RBIs. Audie Hay added two hits and a double while Colton Black and Colton Hampton added two hits apiece...
Kelly finishes third overall, sending several to sectional (05/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Kelly boys and girls track and field teams each finished third during Saturday's Class 2 district meet at Cape Central High School and advanced several to next week's sectional meet. Charleston's boys team finished fourth overall while East Prairie took eighth and Chaffee 14th...
Huffman headlines an impressive district meet for Kelly track and field (05/10/14)
Advancing to the Class 2 sectional track meet in three events last year wasn't enough for Kelly's Dalton Huffman, so the Kelly High School junior decided early this season to add to his repertoire.
May 10, 2014 Scoreboard (05/10/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston golf team sending three to sectionals (05/06/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- Sikeston's Gabe Wheeler, Blake Below and Austin Bowman each made the cut following the Class 3, District 1 tournament Monday at Crowne Pointe Golf Club in Farmington. Wheeler finished with third overall with a score of 76 -- four over par. Both Below and Bowman tied with an 88 as Sikeston finished third as a team with a score of 347...
Dexter girls finish 2nd at SEMO Conference track meet; boys take 5th (05/06/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter boys and girls track teams competed in the six-team SEMO Central Conference track meet Monday. The Dexter girls placed second as a team and the Dexter boys placed fifth. Host Notre Dame finished first in the boys and girls divisions...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston golf team sending three to sectionals (05/06/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- Sikeston's Gabe Wheeler, Blake Below and Austin Bowman each made the cut following the Class 3, District 1 tournament Monday at Crowne Pointe Golf Club in Farmington. Wheeler finished with third overall with a score of 76 -- four over par. Both Below and Bowman tied with an 88 as Sikeston finished third as a team with a score of 347...
High school roundup: Notre Dame track teams sweep conference meet (05/06/14)
Host Notre Dame swept the boys and girls divisions at the six-team SEMO Central Conference track and field meet Monday. The Bulldogs won 12 of the 18 events in the boys division. Jordan Barber and Rudy McClellan each picked up a pair of first-place finishes for Notre Dame...
High school roundup: Notre Dame track teams sweep conference meet (05/06/14)
Host Notre Dame swept the boys and girls divisions at the six-team SEMO Central Conference track and field meet Monday. The Bulldogs won 12 of the 18 events in the boys division. Jordan Barber and Rudy McClellan each picked up a pair of first-place finishes for Notre Dame...
May 5, 2014 Scoreboard (05/05/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
PREP ROUNDUP: Wamble tosses no-hitter during Richland's 29-3 rout over Cairo (05/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ESSEX (SMNS) - The Richland Rebels high school baseball team put together one of its strongest performances of the season Thursday afternoon in a 29-3 victory against Cairo, Ill. Richland standout Tristan Wamble threw a no-hitter while earning a complete-game victory on the hill. Wamble struck out 13 and allowed three unearned runs...
High school roundup: Jackson soccer shuts out Poplar Bluff (05/02/14)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Jackson soccer shuts out Poplar Bluff (05/02/14)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
PREP ROUNDUP: Wamble tosses no-hitter during Richland's 29-3 rout over Cairo (05/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ESSEX (SMNS) - The Richland Rebels high school baseball team put together one of its strongest performances of the season Thursday afternoon in a 29-3 victory against Cairo, Ill. Richland standout Tristan Wamble threw a no-hitter while earning a complete-game victory on the hill. Wamble struck out 13 and allowed three unearned runs...
PREP ROUNDUP: Chaffee breezes by Oak Ridge in five innings (05/01/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- Jumping out of the gate with an eight-run rally, the Chaffee Red Devils took down Oak Ridge 10-0 in five innings on Wednesday via the mercy-rule. The Red Devils' eight run first was followed by three innings of silence. They put together one final two-run rally in the bottom of the fifth to end the game early...
May 1, 2014 Scoreboard (05/01/14)
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High school roundup: Cox helps Scott City best Woodland in baseball (05/01/14)
Braden Cox threw a complete game, struck out nine and held his opponents to six hits and one unearned run as the Scott City baseball team (7-10) defeated Woodland 6-1 at home. Cox also helped his own cause with a double that drove in a run in the fourth...
High school roundup: Cox helps Scott City best Woodland in baseball (05/01/14)
Braden Cox threw a complete game, struck out nine and held his opponents to six hits and one unearned run as the Scott City baseball team (7-10) defeated Woodland 6-1 at home. Cox also helped his own cause with a double that drove in a run in the fourth...
Bernie enters latest MBCA state baseball rankings (04/30/14)
The Missouri Baseball Coaches Association released its latest state baseball rankings earlier this week. Bernie is the only SCAA school ranked. The Mules are ranked No. 10 in Class 2. Joining the Mules in Class 2 are: No. 1 Valle Catholic, No. 2 Chaffee, No. 3 Sacred Heart, No. 4 Hartville, No. 5 East Carter County, No. 6 Canton and Portageville, No. 8 Neelyville and No. 9 Linn. Thayer, Crane, Greenville, Holcomb, Billings, Skyline and Spokan received votes in Class 2...
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs fall 3-2 in second OT to Perryville (04/30/14)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com PERRYVILLE -- Watching a lead slip away late in regulation, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs fell 3-2 to host Perryville in double overtime on Tuesday. The two went into the half knotted at 1-1 thanks to a goal from Torrie Helms, off an assist from Claudea Kuykendall...
High school roundup: Sikeston hands second loss to Notre Dame baseball team (04/30/14)
All the local events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Lady Bulldogs fall 3-2 in second OT to Perryville (Roundup) (04/30/14)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com PERRYVILLE -- Watching a lead slip away late in regulation, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs fell 3-2 to host Perryville in double overtime on Tuesday. The two went into the half knotted at 1-1 thanks to a goal from Torrie Helms, off an assist from Claudea Kuykendall...
Advance softball team quiets Charleston comeback to reach district final (04/30/14)
By SCOTT ROSCOVIUS Special to the Missourian SCOTT CITY -- The Advance softball team was supposed to build an early lead and cruise into today's Class 1 District 5 spring softball championship. Except somebody forgot to tell that to Charleston...
High school roundup: Sikeston hands second loss to Notre Dame baseball team (04/30/14)
All the local events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
April 29, 2014 Scoreboard (04/29/14)
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2013-14 Standard Democrat Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Delfincko Bogan (04/26/14)
CHARLESTON -- The importance of Delfincko Bogan has never been a gray area. After nearly every game, Charleston head coach Danny Farmer made some mention of Bogan and how much his impact was felt on his team and record. The junior gave his coach much to talk about, too...
2013-14 All-Standard Democrat Basketball Team (04/26/14)
The 2013-14 All-Standard Democrat boys and girls basketball teams was selected by the Standard Democrat sports department. Teams in our coverage area include: Chaffee, Charleston, Dexter, East Prairie, Kelly, New Madrid County Central, Oran, Portageville, Richland, Risco, Scott Central and Sikeston.
2013-14 Standard Democrat Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Delfincko Bogan (04/26/14)
CHARLESTON -- The importance of Delfincko Bogan has never been a gray area. After nearly every game, Charleston head coach Danny Farmer made some mention of Bogan and how much his impact was felt on his team and record. The junior gave his coach much to talk about, too...
2013-14 All-Standard Democrat Basketball Team (04/26/14)
The 2013-14 All-Standard Democrat boys and girls basketball teams was selected by the Standard Democrat sports department. Teams in our coverage area include: Chaffee, Charleston, Dexter, East Prairie, Kelly, New Madrid County Central, Oran, Portageville, Richland, Risco, Scott Central and Sikeston.
PREP ROUNDUP: Pavy's big day lifts Risco past Gideon, Chaffee downs Charleston (04/24/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com GIDEON -- Jordon Pavy got the win on the mound and led Risco at the plate during the Tigers' 11-7 Tri-County Conference win over Gideon. After entering in the third inning Pavy pitched four scoreless innings where he struck out four. He also went 3 for 4 at the dish hitting two doubles and a triple while scoring four runs...
High school roundup: Chaffee baseball rolls on with win over Charleston (04/24/14)
Chaffee's Layton Tenkhoff had two hits, including a triple, to help his own cause in a 8-2 win over Charleston at home on Wednesday. Tenkhoff went the distance for the Red Devils (14-1). He gave up two earned runs on 12 hits and had nine strikeouts...
PREP ROUNDUP: Pavy's big day lifts Risco past Gideon, Chaffee downs Charleston (04/24/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com GIDEON -- Jordon Pavy got the win on the mound and led Risco at the plate during the Tigers' 11-7 Tri-County Conference win over Gideon. After entering in the third inning Pavy pitched four scoreless innings where he struck out four. He also went 3 for 4 at the dish hitting two doubles and a triple while scoring four runs...
High school roundup: Chaffee baseball rolls on with win over Charleston (04/24/14)
Chaffee's Layton Tenkhoff had two hits, including a triple, to help his own cause in a 8-2 win over Charleston at home on Wednesday. Tenkhoff went the distance for the Red Devils (14-1). He gave up two earned runs on 12 hits and had nine strikeouts...
Matos throws no-hitter during Sikeston's 12-2 win over Charleston (04/23/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston and Charleston baseball teams have developed a tradition of raising money for cancer awareness the past few years. While a baseball game is always played, there are bigger themes headlining the night...
Jones, many others make media all-state basketball team (04/23/14)
Sikeston senior J.T. Jones made the media all-state Class 4 basketball team for the second straight year after the 2014 list was released making him one of many southeast Missouri players to make the cut. Jones, who recently signed as a preferred walk-on with Southeast Missouri State University, averaged a double-double (17.8 points, 10.2 rebounds) for the Bulldogs who finished the season 22-4...
Matos throws no-hitter during Sikeston's 12-2 win over Charleston (04/23/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston and Charleston baseball teams have developed a tradition of raising money for cancer awareness the past few years. While a baseball game is always played, there are bigger themes headlining the night...
Four SCAA players, coach make media all-state hoops team (04/23/14)
The Missouri Sportswriters and Broadcasters released its media all-state basketball team at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday. Four players and a coach were selected all-state from SCAA schools. Dexter coach Chad Allen was selected as the Class 4 girls basketball Coach of the Year...
April 22, 2014 Scoreboard (04/22/14)
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Charleston snaps losing skid, beats East Prairie 5-2 (04/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- After losing their last nine games, the Charleston Bluejays picked an opportune time to get on track Wednesday as they played rival East Prairie in their annual Red/Blue game. Jumping out to a four-run lead early, the Bluejays were able to withstand several late Eagle threats for a 5-2 win that brings the hardware back to Charleston after a two year absence...
Charleston snaps losing skid, beats East Prairie 5-2 (04/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- After losing their last nine games, the Charleston Bluejays picked an opportune time to get on track Wednesday as they played rival East Prairie in their annual Red/Blue game. Jumping out to a four-run lead early, the Bluejays were able to withstand several late Eagle threats for a 5-2 win that brings the hardware back to Charleston after a two year absence...
Bluejays win home meet for the third time (04/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- For the third time in as many years the Charleston Bluejays boys track team won its own meet Thursday during the Charleston Invitational. Charleston won the 15-team event with a team total of 115 points. Kelly came in second with 92 and East Prairie claimed third with 85...
Bluejays win home meet for the third time (04/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- For the third time in as many years the Charleston Bluejays boys track team won its own meet Thursday during the Charleston Invitational. Charleston won the 15-team event with a team total of 115 points. Kelly came in second with 92 and East Prairie claimed third with 85...
Local teams to feel effects of district realignment (04/09/14)
The winds of change are blowing for some local teams as the Missouri High School Activities Association recently announced class and district alignments for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons. Class assignments are based on school enrollments. For basketball, the state's 128 smallest schools are in Class 1. Classes 2 and 3 also consist of 128 schools each, while the next 96 schools make up Class 4. The remainder -- the state's largest schools -- are in Class 5...
New assignments released for high school basketball districts for 2015 & 2016 (04/08/14)
Multiple SCAA schools will have a different path to a district basketball title or the state final four next season. The Missouri High School Activities Association announced class and district alignments Saturday for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons...
New assignments released for high school basketball districts for 2015 & 2016 (04/08/14)
Multiple SCAA schools will have a different path to a district basketball title or the state final four next season. The Missouri High School Activities Association announced class and district alignments Saturday for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons...
Local athletes win awards at BA Sports Extravaganza (04/07/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the event is available at this link: View Photos Here The 2014 BA Sports All-Star Extravaganza took place Saturday at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter. Over 65 area schools competed in volleyball and basketball all-star games and skills competitions...
New assignments released for HS football, basketball districts (04/06/14)
Scott County Central moved up to Class 2 in basketball
Charleston repeats at Eva G. Hinshaw Invitational (04/05/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- The Charleston boys track team repeated have topped the Eva G. Hinshaw Invitational Tournament two years running. The Bluejays finished with 107 points to lead the 4th annual, 16-team event at East Prairie High School behind strong performances from their speed relays, jumpers and Devonte Ware who swept the 100 and 200-meter dash events...
April 5, 2014 Scoreboard (04/05/14)
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Charleston repeats at Eva G. Hinshaw Invitational (04/05/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- The Charleston boys track team repeated have topped the Eva G. Hinshaw Invitational Tournament two years running. The Bluejays finished with 107 points to lead the 4th annual, 16-team event at East Prairie High School behind strong performances from their speed relays, jumpers and Devonte Ware who swept the 100 and 200-meter dash events...
SCAA all-conference boys basketball awards released (04/05/14)
The 2014 SCAA all-conference awards have been released for varsity boys basketball. Advance guard Lane Below has been selected as the SCAA Player of the Year. Below averaged 27.3 points and 5.2 assists per game his senior season. Bernie senior guard B.J. Jennings has been selected as the Defensive Player of the Year...
PREP ROUNDUP: Oran routs Bluejays in five innings (04/04/14)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- The Oran Eagles pounded out 13 hits on their way to a 14-0 victory over Charleston Thursday in five innings. Hunter Schlosser led the Eagles (2-2) with three hits and two RBIs. Seth Ressel earned the win on the mound after striking out six and walking one. Ressel also went 2 for 3 with a double at the plate...
Mitchell leads all-region team (04/04/14)
The 2014 southeast Missouri all-region basketball teams were released Thursday evening, and the Bootheel is well-represented on the squad. Kennett's Kevonte Mitchell, Cortez Dobbins of Malden, Caruthersville's Darrell Monroe, Anthony Primer of South Pemiscot and Hayti's Frankie Burden were first-team selections for the boys, while Carrie Shephard of South Pemiscot was a first-teamer on the girls side...
High school basketball all-region teams (04/04/14)
The 2014 Southeast Missouri all-region basketball teams as selected and nominated by a committee of sports writers from eight publications:Boys Class 5 First team Karson King, 6-6, sr., Jackson Blake Reynolds, 6-7, jr., Jackson Stacy Gipson, 6-7, sr., Poplar Bluff...
PREP ROUNDUP: Oran routs Bluejays in five innings (04/04/14)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- The Oran Eagles pounded out 13 hits on their way to a 14-0 victory over Charleston Thursday in five innings. Hunter Schlosser led the Eagles (2-2) with three hits and two RBIs. Seth Ressel earned the win on the mound after striking out six and walking one. Ressel also went 2 for 3 with a double at the plate...
PREP ROUNDUP: NMCC baseball gets first hit, win of the season (04/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- After being no-hit in each of their two games this season the New Madrid County Central Eagles got things going Tuesday in a 4-3 win over Charleston. The Bluejays scored a run in each of the first three innings while a three-run outburst by the Eagles in the top of the second left things knotted at 3-3 going into the fourth...
High school roundup: Woodland's McCormick throws no-hitter (04/02/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Woodland's McCormick throws no-hitter (04/02/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
PREP ROUNDUP: NMCC baseball gets first hit, win of the season (04/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- After being no-hit in each of their two games this season the New Madrid County Central Eagles got things going Tuesday in a 4-3 win over Charleston. The Bluejays scored a run in each of the first three innings while a three-run outburst by the Eagles in the top of the second left things knotted at 3-3 going into the fourth...
April 1, 2014 Scoreboard (04/01/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Scott City's Cox throws no-hitter at New Madrid (03/30/14)
All the local high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Scott City's Cox throws no-hitter at New Madrid (03/29/14)
All the local high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Rams hammer Charleston, Chaffee downs Bell City 15-2 (03/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SCOTT CITY -- The Scott City Lady Rams softball team racked up 18 hits during its 21-0 win over visiting Charleston in five innings. Valerie Bahr went 4 for 4 with a double, a triple and three RBIs for Scott City. Lyndsie Robert added three hits, including a double and triple, while Shelby Rhymer had three hits and Macy Hall had two...
PREP ROUDNUP: Sikeston golf team finishes second in tri-meet, Chaffee holds open meet (03/28/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- In their first match of the season, the Sikeston golf team took second at the Cape Country Club. Sikeston finished with a final team score of 170 while Cape Central won the tri-meet with a 166. Doniphan was third at 191...
March 28, 2014 Scoreboard (03/28/14)
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SEMO commitment, SEMO Conference awards highlight big day for Noe (03/27/14)
Dexter senior Hannah Noe verbally committed to join the Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team on the same day as the SEMO Conference award announcements.
Noe, Bogan take top SEMO honors (03/27/14)
POPLAR BLUFF --Hannah Noe had a memorable day. When the Dexter senior woke up Wednesday morning, she didn't realize that she would be committing to a Division I college and win the award for top girls basketball player in the SEMO Conference. A few short hours after committing to Southeast Missouri State University, Noe brought home a bulk of the honors given out at the 56th Annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Basketball Banquet at the Black River Coliseum. ...
March 27, 2014 Scoreboard (03/27/14)
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Coaches release all-state basketball picks (03/27/14)
Several players from Southeast Missouri were selected to the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association all-state basketball teams, which were released Wednesday. Oak Ridge senior Ryan Below was picked as the Class 1 boys player of the year after averaging 23.5 points, 14.3 rebounds and 5.2 steals a game during his senior year for the Blue Jays...
High school roundup: Oran baseball team earns its first win of season (03/27/14)
Hunter Schlosser smacked two doubles and drove in three runs as the Oran baseball team rebounded from a loss on Tuesday to clinch their first win of the season with a 9-7 victory over the Hornets. Seth Ressel picked up his first win on the mound. He pitched five innings and gave up one earned run on four hits with five strikeouts and two walks. He also doubled and batted in one run for Oran (1-1)...
High school roundup: Oran baseball team earns its first win of season (03/27/14)
Hunter Schlosser smacked two doubles and drove in three runs as the Oran baseball team rebounded from a loss on Tuesday to clinch their first win of the season with a 9-7 victory over the Hornets. Seth Ressel picked up his first win on the mound. He pitched five innings and gave up one earned run on four hits with five strikeouts and two walks. He also doubled and batted in one run for Oran (1-1)...
16 SCAA athletes selected to participate in B.A. Sports All-Star Extravaganza in Dexter April 5 (03/15/14)
16 athletes from the SCAA Conference have been selected to participate in the B.A. Sports All-Star Extravaganza Apr. 5. The Bearcat Event Center will host the event. Eight SCAA volleyball players have been selected to participate in the event. The players are: Advance's Allie Below, Advance's Grayson Miles, Bernie's Tori Lowrey, Dexter's Ashley Brown, Puxico's Emily Merick, Woodland's Rachel Poole, Bernie's Jordan Ellenburg and Woodland's Josie Long...
16 SCAA athletes selected to participate in B.A. Sports All-Star Extravaganza in Dexter April 5 (03/15/14)
16 athletes from the SCAA Conference have been selected to participate in the B.A. Sports All-Star Extravaganza Apr. 5. The Bearcat Event Center will host the event. Eight SCAA volleyball players have been selected to participate in the event. The players are: Advance's Allie Below, Advance's Grayson Miles, Bernie's Tori Lowrey, Dexter's Ashley Brown, Puxico's Emily Merick, Woodland's Rachel Poole, Bernie's Jordan Ellenburg and Woodland's Josie Long...
Class 3, District 1 all-district team released (03/13/14)
The 2013-14 Class 3, District 1 all-district team was recently released with a number of local athletes making the list. Charleston, the district tournament winners, were awarded two selections in junior Delfincko Bogan and senior Shandor Webster. Bogan led the Bluejays in scoring with 27 points per game. The standout guard added seven rebounds and four steals a game while also shooting 55 percent from the floor...
Class 3, District 1 all-district team released (03/13/14)
The 2013-14 Class 3, District 1 all-district team was recently released with a number of local athletes making the list. Charleston, the district tournament winners, were awarded two selections in junior Delfincko Bogan and senior Shandor Webster. Bogan led the Bluejays in scoring with 27 points per game. The standout guard added seven rebounds and four steals a game while also shooting 55 percent from the floor...
Charleston's season ends at the hands of Madison 66-60 (03/10/14)
HILLSBORO -- For the second year in a row the Charleston Bluejays fell to College Prep at Madison during the Class 3 quarterfinal round. The Bluejays lost 66-60 at Jefferson College in Hillsboro to end their season. Madison will try to defend its Class 3 state championship starting Thursday at Mizzou Arena against either Summit Christian Academy or Barstow during the state semifinal...
Charleston's season ends at the hands of Madison 66-60 (03/08/14)
HILLSBORO -- For the second year in a row the Charleston Bluejays fell to College Prep at Madison during the Class 3 quarterfinal round. The Bluejays lost 66-60 at Jefferson College in Hillsboro to end their season. Madison will try to defend its Class 3 state championship starting Thursday at Mizzou Arena against either Summit Christian Academy or Barstow during the state semifinal...
Class 3 Sectional: Charleston breaks away from Clearwater 75-51 (03/06/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- For the fourth straight year the Charleston Bluejays have booked their ticket to the Class 3 quarterfinals. In a rematch of last year's sectionals, the Bluejays rode a hot second half against Clearwater to a 75-51 final that leaves them just one win from a return trip to the final four...
Class 3 Sectional: Charleston breaks away from Clearwater 75-51 (03/06/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- For the fourth straight year the Charleston Bluejays have booked their ticket to the Class 3 quarterfinals. In a rematch of last year's sectionals, the Bluejays rode a hot second half against Clearwater to a 75-51 final that leaves them just one win from a return trip to the final four...
Class 3 Sectional: Bluejays take on Clearwater (03/05/14)
DEXTER -- After winning their fourth consecutive district championship, the Charleston Bluejays are back on the playoff basketball trail. The Bluejays (21-6) held on to defeat Class 3, District 1 counterpart Caruthersville 71-65 last Thursday and will take on Class 3, District 2 winner Clearwater tonight at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter at 7:30 p.m...
Class 3 Sectional: Bluejays take on Clearwater (03/05/14)
DEXTER -- After winning their fourth consecutive district championship, the Charleston Bluejays are back on the playoff basketball trail. The Bluejays (21-6) held on to defeat Class 3, District 1 counterpart Caruthersville 71-65 last Thursday and will take on Class 3, District 2 winner Clearwater tonight at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter at 7:30 p.m...
Jays extend title run to four after 71-65 win over Caruthersville (02/28/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- It's not every year the Charleston Bluejays win a district title. It's just starting to feel that way...
Jays extend title run to four after 71-65 win over Caruthersville (02/28/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- It's not every year the Charleston Bluejays win a district title. It's just starting to feel that way...
Bluejays run past Malden into district championship game (02/26/14)
MALDEN -- Defensively the Bluejays were top-notch as they cruised to their sixth-straight district championship game Tuesday at Malden High School following a 76-52 win over Malden. Charleston (20-6) contained Malden's leading scorer, Cortez Dobbins, to 17 points. Dobbins had just six entering the fourth quarter when the Bluejays were ahead 57-34...
Bluejays run past Malden into district championship game (02/26/14)
MALDEN -- Defensively the Bluejays were top-notch as they cruised to their sixth-straight district championship game Tuesday at Malden High School following a 76-52 win over Malden. Charleston (20-6) contained Malden's leading scorer, Cortez Dobbins, to 17 points. Dobbins had just six entering the fourth quarter when the Bluejays were ahead 57-34...
Class 3, District 1: NMCC takes down East Prairie, Charleston routs Kelly (02/24/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- With a hard-charging second half, third-seeded New Madrid County Central rolled to a 69-44 win over sixth-seeded East Prairie Saturday in the opening round of the Class 3, District 1 Tournament. "It's a good way to start," NMCC head coach Travis Day said. "We just have to clean up the little stuff. There was a couple times we had turnovers we probably shouldn't have had...
Class 3, District 1: NMCC takes down East Prairie, Charleston routs Kelly (02/24/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- With a hard-charging second half, third-seeded New Madrid County Central rolled to a 69-44 win over sixth-seeded East Prairie Saturday in the opening round of the Class 3, District 1 Tournament. "It's a good way to start," NMCC head coach Travis Day said. "We just have to clean up the little stuff. There was a couple times we had turnovers we probably shouldn't have had...
Class 3 District 1 roundup: Kelly teams eliminated in opening round (02/23/14)
Tessa Johnson bucketed a game-high 19 points but it wasn't enough as the sixth-seeded Hawks narrowly missed an opportunity to advance to the semifinals in a 56-52 loss to third-seeded New Madrid County Central. Stephanie Worth tallied eight points and 10 rebounds for Kelly, which finished the season at 17-9. Payton Jones, the only senior on the Hawks' roster, finished with eight points in her final game of her high school career...