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High school roundup: Woodland girls basketball team edges Scott County Central (01/27/15)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Woodland girls basketball team edges Scott County Central (01/27/15)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
January 26, 2015 Scoreboard (01/26/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Jackson wrestling team wins third consecutive conference title (01/24/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jackson's third consecutive SEMO Conference wrestling tournament title didn't come without a little drama.
Hawkins, Stevens claim SEMO Conference wrestling titles (01/24/15)
sports@standard-demcorat.com SIKESTON -- Courtney Hawkins wasn't expected to finish or even compete in the 138-pound title match. But entering the SEMO Conference wrestling tournament, Hawkins carried the confidence of a top seed. The Sikeston senior became the school's third SEMO Conference tournament champion in the last eight years after pinning New Madrid County Central's Garrett Manley Saturday at the Sikeston Field House...
Jackson girls swimmer qualifies for state in two events at City of Roses (01/24/15)
Caitlyn Palmer had just two goals heading into her 11th swim meet of the season on Saturday. Placing wasn't a big deal for Palmer. Instead, she was focused on trimming time off of her two main events -- 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly -- with the hope they would be good enough to guarantee her a qualifying spot at the state meet...
High school roundup: Jackson girls basketball team topples St. Charles West (01/24/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
Jackson wrestling team wins third consecutive conference title (01/24/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jackson's third consecutive SEMO Conference wrestling tournament title didn't come without a little drama.
High school roundup: Jackson girls basketball team topples St. Charles West (01/24/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
Jackson girls swimmer qualifies for state in two events at City of Roses (01/24/15)
Caitlyn Palmer had just two goals heading into her 11th swim meet of the season on Saturday. Placing wasn't a big deal for Palmer. Instead, she was focused on trimming time off of her two main events -- 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly -- with the hope they would be good enough to guarantee her a qualifying spot at the state meet...
Hawkins, Stevens claim SEMO Conference wrestling titles (01/24/15)
sports@standard-demcorat.com SIKESTON -- Courtney Hawkins wasn't expected to finish or even compete in the 138-pound title match. But entering the SEMO Conference wrestling tournament, Hawkins carried the confidence of a top seed. The Sikeston senior became the school's third SEMO Conference tournament champion in the last eight years after pinning New Madrid County Central's Garrett Manley Saturday at the Sikeston Field House...
Sikeston sending nine wrestlers into final bracket of SEMO Conference tournament (01/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston wrestling team is about where they expected to be after pool play of the SEMO Conference Tournament. They are sending nine wrestlers to the championship bracket and are 1.5 points behind in the team standings for third place...
Sikeston sending nine wrestlers into final bracket of SEMO Conference tournament (01/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston wrestling team is about where they expected to be after pool play of the SEMO Conference Tournament. They are sending nine wrestlers to the championship bracket and are 1.5 points behind in the team standings for third place...
Jackson girls basketball team shakes Notre Dame late (01/23/15)
After missing five games with a concussion she sustained in a car accident two weeks ago, Jackson's Cassidi Tomsu was excited to play in her first game back against Notre Dame on Thursday night. Tomsu quickly found out that missing nearly a week of practices left her out of breathe and out of basketball shape throughout the Indians' 54-40 road victory...
Sikeston rolls through Kennett 88-40 (01/23/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The questions that surround Sikeston head coach Gregg Holifield about his basketball team this season have mostly been concerned with consistency. Whether it's scoring or lapses in their historically stout defense, performing in both aspects have been hit or miss...
High school roundup: Jackson boys handle Rebels with ease (01/23/15)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Jackson boys handle Rebels with ease (01/23/15)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
Jackson girls basketball team shakes Notre Dame late (01/23/15)
After missing five games with a concussion she sustained in a car accident two weeks ago, Jackson's Cassidi Tomsu was excited to play in her first game back against Notre Dame on Thursday night. Tomsu quickly found out that missing nearly a week of practices left her out of breathe and out of basketball shape throughout the Indians' 54-40 road victory...
January 22, 2015 Scoreboard (01/22/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Basketball state rankings, playoff host sites set (01/23/15)
The Missouri Basketball Coaches Association released its latest state rankings Jan. 21. Three boys basketball teams and two girls basketball teams from the semoball.com coverage area are state-ranked. The Scott County Central boys are ranked sixth in Class 2, the New Madrid County Central boys are ranked fourth in Class 3 and the Cape Central boys are ranked sixth in Class 4...
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Jake Byrd (01/22/15)
Jackson junior Jake Byrd was the lone gold medalist for the Indians at Saturday's St. Charles West tournament. Byrd won the 126-pound division with a technical fall over Francis Howell sophomore Tyler McGhee in 3 minutes, 44 seconds. The Indians were short seven wrestlers but wound up finishing in seventh place...
Sikeston set to host SEMO Conference wrestling tournament (01/22/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- For the first time in over a decade the Sikeston Field House will be host to the SEMO Conference Tournament wrestling tournament when its kicks off Friday. With a home mat advantage this time around, the hosting Bulldogs hope to best their recent run of fourth place conference finishes against a tough field...
High school girls swimming: Poplar Bluff girls finishes first at quad meet (01/22/15)
The Poplar Bluff girls swimming team won six of the 12 events to finish in first place at the Cape Central quad meet on Wednesday at the Central Municipal Pool.
Jackson boys basketball team's long-awaited home opener ends in loss to Poplar Bluff (01/21/15)
Poplar Bluff could have met its match in the paint during Tuesday's SEMO Conference boys basketball game at Jackson High School.
High school girls swimming: Poplar Bluff girls finishes first at quad meet (01/21/15)
The Poplar Bluff girls swimming team won six of the 12 events to finish in first place at the Cape Central quad meet on Wednesday at the Central Municipal Pool.
Jackson boys basketball team's long-awaited home opener ends in loss to Poplar Bluff (01/21/15)
Poplar Bluff could have met its match in the paint during Tuesday's SEMO Conference boys basketball game at Jackson High School.
Kelly boys upend East Prairie (01/21/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
Dexter boys basketball team wins Round 1 against Puxico 66-59 (01/21/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats owned the fourth quarter for a second straight game Tuesday night as it rallied to beat the Puxico Indians 66-59. Puxico took its largest lead of the game at 43-35 with 1:02 remaining in the third quarter. Dexter responded with a 7-2 run in the final minute of the third period and outscored Puxico 24-14 in the fourth quarter as it improved to 4-1 in SCAA regular-season play...
Southeast Missourian boys cross country runner of the year: Jackson's Jack Jeffers (01/20/15)
Jack Jeffers was only five months removed from the completion of a successful first season of cross country when he encountered perhaps the biggest obstacle of his career.
January 20, 2015 Scoreboard (01/20/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Southeast Missourian boys cross country runner of the year: Jackson's Jack Jeffers (01/20/15)
Jack Jeffers was only five months removed from the completion of a successful first season of cross country when he encountered perhaps the biggest obstacle of his career.
Southeast Missourian girls cross country runner of the year: Jackson's Chelsea Drum (01/20/15)
Chelsea Drum has competed in distance running since seventh grade, but it wasn't always her favorite sport.
Southeast Missourian girls cross country runner of the year: Jackson's Chelsea Drum (01/20/15)
Chelsea Drum has competed in distance running since seventh grade, but it wasn't always her favorite sport.
PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly upends Scott City, Sikeston wrestlers finish sixth at 141 Rumble (01/19/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Logan Ivie's double-double helped lead the Kelly Lady Hawks to a 54-26 win over visiting Scott City Monday 54-26. Ivie led Kelly (10-4) with 15 points and 10 rebounds. Tessa Johnson added 13 points and four steals...
PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly upends Scott City, Sikeston wrestlers finish sixth at 141 Rumble (01/19/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Logan Ivie's double-double helped lead the Kelly Lady Hawks to a 54-26 win over visiting Scott City Monday 54-26. Ivie led Kelly (10-4) with 15 points and 10 rebounds. Tessa Johnson added 13 points and four steals...
High school roundup: Central boys basketball team defeats Carbondale (Ill.) (01/18/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
High school roundup: Central boys basketball team defeats Carbondale (Ill.) (01/18/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
Sikeston sputters in 63-51 loss to Jackson (01/17/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs could not have asked for a better start to Friday night's SEMO Conference matchup with Jackson. The Bulldogs jumped out to a 10-0 lead and were overwhelming the Indians with pressure and relentless defense...
January 17, 2015 Scoreboard (01/17/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Sikeston sputters in 63-51 loss to Jackson (01/17/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs could not have asked for a better start to Friday night's SEMO Conference matchup with Jackson. The Bulldogs jumped out to a 10-0 lead and were overwhelming the Indians with pressure and relentless defense...
January 16, 2015 Scoreboard (01/16/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys basketball team extends winning streak to 9 games (01/16/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys basketball team extends winning streak to 9 games (01/16/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
Jackson sets aside injuries to thump Central (01/15/15)
With five of its top seven players out due to injury, the Jackson girls basketball team had no choice but to look to its remaining players against Central on Thursday night.
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Jake Byrd (01/22/15)
Jackson junior Jake Byrd was the lone gold medalist for the Indians at Saturday's St. Charles West tournament. Byrd won the 126-pound division with a technical fall over Francis Howell sophomore Tyler McGhee in 3 minutes, 44 seconds. The Indians were short seven wrestlers but wound up finishing in seventh place...
Jackson sets aside injuries to thump Central (01/15/15)
With five of its top seven players out due to injury, the Jackson girls basketball team had no choice but to look to its remaining players against Central on Thursday night.
January 15, 2015 Scoreboard (01/15/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Jackson wrestling team dominates at home meet (01/15/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
Sikeston wrestlers finish 2-1 at Jackson quad (01/15/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- The Sikeston wrestling team finished a four-team dual at Jackson High School with a 2-1 record. Sikeston's lone loss was to Jackson 57-6. The Bulldogs took down Ste. Genevieve 42-28 and Windsor 53-16. Mitchell Garner (220) gave Sikeston its only win against Jackson, who swept the meet, by pinning Jameson McCullough. Garner finished the night 2-1...
Sikeston wrestlers finish 2-1 at Jackson quad (01/15/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- The Sikeston wrestling team finished a four-team dual at Jackson High School with a 2-1 record. Sikeston's lone loss was to Jackson 57-6. The Bulldogs took down Ste. Genevieve 42-28 and Windsor 53-16. Mitchell Garner (220) gave Sikeston its only win against Jackson, who swept the meet, by pinning Jameson McCullough. Garner finished the night 2-1...
High school roundup: Jackson wrestling team dominates at home meet (01/15/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
Sikeston blitzed by state-ranked Carbondale (01/14/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- There are no breathers on the Sikeston Bulldogs' schedule, and that includes the Carbondale Terriers which may just be the most talented team the Bulldogs have played in quite some time. Carbondale, which is ranked third in Illinois Class 3A, blitzed the Bulldogs on Tuesday at the Field House 71-51...
High school roundup: Central boys basketball team wins 55-54 in Kentucky (01/14/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
High school roundup: Central boys basketball team wins 55-54 in Kentucky (01/14/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
January 13, 2015 Scoreboard (01/13/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Sikeston eighth graders defeat Clarkton, freshman fall to Jackson (01/13/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston eighth grade basketball team improved to 10-0 on the season with a 71-35 win over Clarkton on Monday at the Sikeston Junior High School. Sikeston led 20-10 after one quarter and 37-19 at the half before putting the Reindeer away with an 18-3 run in the third quarter...
Sikeston eighth graders defeat Clarkton, freshman fall to Jackson (01/13/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston eighth grade basketball team improved to 10-0 on the season with a 71-35 win over Clarkton on Monday at the Sikeston Junior High School. Sikeston led 20-10 after one quarter and 37-19 at the half before putting the Reindeer away with an 18-3 run in the third quarter...
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys basketball team claims tourney crown (01/10/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
High school roundup: Jackson boys basketball team edges Soldan in double overtime (01/10/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Friday.
High school roundup: Jackson boys basketball team edges Soldan in double overtime (01/10/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Friday.
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys basketball team claims tourney crown (01/10/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
PREP ROUNDUP: NMCC takes down Northwest, Bravettes fall to Portageville (01/10/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE CENTRAL -- Sophomore Javarcus Word scored a game-high 28 points during New Madrid County Central's 73-58 win over Northwest Academy from St. Louis Saturday at the Tiger Shootout at Cape Central High School. Seniors Willie Jimerson and Asten Newsom added 23 and 13 points...
Woodland shoots past Dexter 74-54 (01/10/15)
DEXTER -- The Woodland Cardinals outscored the Dexter Bearcats by single digits in every quarter as it secured a 74-54 road SCAA win at the Bearcat Event Center Friday night. "Our kids deserved a lot of credit," Woodland coach Logan Nutt said. "We know what we are looking for every day, whether it is practice or a game. We just want to keep improving and reach our peak in late February and early March. We gave 100 percent effort and 100 percent attitude tonight, and improved defensively...
Woodland outshoots Dexter 74-54 (01/10/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Woodland Cardinals outscored the Dexter Bearcats by single digits in every quarter as it secured a 74-54 road SCAA win at the Bearcat Event Center Friday night. "Our kids deserved a lot of credit," Woodland coach Logan Nutt said. "We know what we are looking for every day, whether it is practice or a game. We just want to keep improving and reach our peak in late February and early March. We gave 100 percent effort and 100 percent attitude tonight, and improved defensively...
January 9, 2015 Scoreboard (01/09/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Chaffee girls basketball team topples South Pemiscot (01/09/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
High school roundup: Chaffee girls basketball team topples South Pemiscot (01/09/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
Lady Indians face issues in win over Malden, 44-28 (01/08/15)
The Malden Green Wave brought quite a fight to the Lady Indians on Thursday night. Malden possessed enough power in the paint to keep Heidi Shetley at bay for parts of the game, but she eventually found her way to the basket while Dakayla Duckworth filled in the gaps.
January 8, 2015 Scoreboard (01/08/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Bernie follows up Christmas title with win over Oran (01/07/15)
Bernie's Matt Vernon scored a game-high 21 points as the Mules remained hot with a 65-58 win over host Oran in boys basketball action Tuesday. Brandon Sparks and Gavin Smith added 14 points apiece for Bernie (11-1), which continued its winning streak after claiming the championship of the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament over the holiday break...
High school roundup: Bernie boys basketball team follows up Christmas title with win over Oran (01/06/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
January 6, 2015 Scoreboard (01/06/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Notre Dame boys basketball team edges Jackson in title game (12/31/14)
The third-seeded Bulldogs staved off a rally from top-seeded and defending champion Jackson 60-58 to claim the title.
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Notre Dame boys basketball team edges Jackson in title game (12/31/14)
The third-seeded Bulldogs staved off a rally from top-seeded and defending champion Jackson 60-58 to claim the title.
High school roundup: Perryville boys basketball team upsets Crystal City in consolation semifinal (12/31/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
High school roundup: Perryville boys basketball team upsets Crystal City in consolation semifinal (12/31/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
Box score: (3) Notre Dame 60, (1) Jackson 58 (12/30/14)
NOTRE DAME (60) -- Tanner Shively 21, Quinn Poythress 17, Grant Ressel 8, Blake Bauwens 4, Thomas Himmelberg 3, Brendan Boswell 3, Dean Crippen 2, Ross Essner 2. FG 23, FT 6-11, F 13. (3-pointers: Shively 2, Boswell 1, Ressel 1, Poythress 1. Fouled out: none.)...
Braves routed by Jackson 72-47 in tournament semifinals (12/30/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- After struggling to find a groove early in their previous game against Scott City, Jackson coach Darrin Scott needed to find a way to motivate the top-seeded Indians before their meeting with No. 4 Scott County Central. Scott's pregame message to his players and the realization that they were one win away from the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament championship game was all it took to get the Indians going...
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Jackson topples Scott County Central (12/29/14)
After struggling to find a groove early in their previous game against Scott City, Jackson coach Darrin Scott needed to find a way to motivate the top-seeded Indians before their meeting with No. 4 Scott County Central.
PREP ROUNDUP: Bernie, Kennett advance to Bloomfield tournament finals (12/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- It took overtime, but the Bernie Mules are back in the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament semifinals. After missing a buzzer beater in regulation the Mules outscored top-seeded Hayti in overtime 9-2 for a 45-38 win...
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Jackson topples Scott County Central (12/29/14)
After struggling to find a groove early in their previous game against Scott City, Jackson coach Darrin Scott needed to find a way to motivate the top-seeded Indians before their meeting with No. 4 Scott County Central.
Box score: (1) Jackson 72, (4) Scott County Central 47 (12/29/14)
SCC (47) -- Jeffery Porter 18. Javonta Daniel 17, Tre Moore 7, Matt Blissett 5. FG 17, FT 12-17, F 15 (3-pointers: Moore. Fouled out: none) JACKSON (72) -- Blake Reynolds 24, Braden Wendel 19, Jacob Smith 11, Connor Shepard 8, Jacob Friess 6, Garrett Walker 2, Stephen Irons 2. FG 30, FT 6-13, F 17. (3-pointers: 1. Fouled out: none)...
Late heroics propel Kennett over Dexter, 42-41 (12/29/14)
If you're only going to score three points in a game, why not save them for when they count the most. That's exactly what Landon Vaughan did Saturday night at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament.
No. 6 Dexter nearly pulls off upset against No. 3 Kennett (12/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- After watching seventh-seeded Bloomfield stun second-seeded Malden, the Dexter Bearcats looked ready to pull off a second-straight upset Saturday night at the Bloomfield Christmad Tournament. Unfortunately for the sixth-seeded Bearcats, a few late rebounds proved to be the difference in game where third-seeded Kennett held on for a 42-41 quarterfinal win...
Tourney action continues today (12/29/14)
Year after year, coaches repeat the same goal for their team at the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Make Day 4. Whether a team is falls into the loser's bracket or is competing for the title, the goal is to be on the court for championship night...
Bernie, Bloomfield & Dexter collect first-round wins at BCT (all BCT box scores included) (12/27/14)
Three SCAA teams remain in contention for the ultimate prize at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament after Day 1 action. The Bernie Mules, Dexter Bearcats and Bloomfield Wildcats secured opening-round victories Friday at the 16-team tournament...
Dexter comes within a field goal of knocking off defending BCT champion Kennett (12/28/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats came up just shy in its bid to upend the defending Bloomfield Christmas Tournament champion Kennett Indians Saturday night. No. 3 seeded Kennett hit a go-ahead free throw with 5.6 seconds remaining and escaped with a 42-41 victory a little later after No. 6 seeded Dexter missed a desperation 3-pointer from near its own bench at the buzzer...
Change in plan lifts SCC past Charleston and into tournament semifinals (12/28/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Conserving energy for a second half push was Scott County Central head coach Frank Staple's plan but that was quickly scraped once an early advantage by Charleston forced his hand. Trailing by as many as 12, the fourth-seeded Braves were revitalized by a 27-point second quarter and eventually held off No. 5 Charleston 93-81 during the championship quarterfinals of the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau...
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Jackson overcomes slow start to defeat Scott City in quarterfinal (12/27/14)
The Indians found themselves in a seven-point hole, but thanks in part to a successful press, the Indians fought their way back to a 60-44 quarterfinal win over the Rams at the Show Me Center.
High school roundup: Saxony girls team advances to consolation semifinals at Bloomfield (12/27/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
Box score: (1) Jackson 60, (8) Scott City 44 (12/27/14)
Scott City 11 13 7 13 -- 44 Jackson 13 20 16 11 -- 60 SCOTT CITY (44) -- Dylan Keller 14, Brock Uelsman 10, Braden Cox 9, Trent Pobst 4, Isiah Berry 2, Ty Wilthong 2, Tyler Rogers 2, Jaden Kaiser 1. FG 19, FT 5-8, F 17. (3-pointers: Keller 1. Fouled out: Pobst.)...
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Jackson overcomes slow start to defeat Scott City in quarterfinal (12/27/14)
The Indians found themselves in a seven-point hole, but thanks in part to a successful press, the Indians fought their way back to a 60-44 quarterfinal win over the Rams at the Show Me Center.
Hayti advances to Bloomfield Christmas Tournament semifinal (12/27/14)
The Hayti Indians cemented their place in the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament semifinal on Saturday by beating South Pemiscot 64-51. The Bulldogs, however, refused to go down without a fight.
Routs rule first round of Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament (12/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Javonta Daniel led with 25 points while Matt Blissett added 21 during Scott County Central's 87-45 win over Kelly Friday during the first round of the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau...
Dexter takes down Portageville, seeds hold true during first round at Bloomfield (12/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- Unable to make up for a rough start, 11th-seeded Portageville fell to sixth-seeded Dexter 62-47 Friday in the opening round of the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament. "We played a good second half, but the first half we didn't show up," Bulldogs' head coach Jason Irby said. "That's been something we've struggled with all year, playing four quarters. Until we decide to play four quarters we might be in trouble."...
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Tops seeds roll in opening session (12/26/14)
Jackson, Cape Central, Notre Dame and Scott County Central all posted big wins to start Day 1 on Friday.
Kennett advances in Bloomfield Christmas Tournament (12/26/14)
The Kennett Indians prevailed in the first round of the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament by cruising past Doniphan 64-48. Despite a near 20 point victory, coach Jim Vaughan saw plenty of areas for the Indians to improve upon ahead of Saturday's quarter final battle.
Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament: Tops seeds roll in opening session (12/26/14)
Jackson, Cape Central, Notre Dame and Scott County Central all posted big wins to start Day 1 on Friday.
Box score: (1) Jackson 75, (16) Delta 15 (12/26/14)
JACKSON (65) -- Jonathon Friess 8, Terry Venable 4, Jacob Friess 13, Garrett Walker 6, Braden Wendel 4, Jacob Smith 3, Pete Lake 9, Stephen Irons 4, Blake Reynolds 4, Grant Ward 8, Cameron Hester 12. FG 32, FT 3-7, F 4 (3-pointers: Jonathon Friess 2, Walker 2, Lake, Jacob Friess. Fouled out: none.)...
Saxony girls basketball team defeats Jackson in Holiday Classic final (12/23/14)
For two and a half seasons, Ali Galemmo has been content to let her teammates share the limelight. But with a chance to shine, thejunior forward from Saxony Lutheran High School didn't disappoint.
Saxony girls basketball team defeats Jackson in Holiday Classic final (12/23/14)
For two and a half seasons, Ali Galemmo has been content to let her teammates share the limelight. But with a chance to shine, thejunior forward from Saxony Lutheran High School didn't disappoint.
Garner takes first at Tiger Classic (12/22/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Sikeston senior Mitchell Garner took first place in the 220-pound weight division Saturday to cap a stellar finish for the Sikeston wrestling team. Garner topped Jackson's Jameson McCullough after a 10-8 decision. "Mitchell wrestled very tough and won in controlling fashion," Sikeston head coach Chris Lowe said...
Jackson wrestlers win third consecutive Tiger Classic (12/21/14)
There are several ways to assess the dominance of the Jackson wrestling team.
Jackson wrestlers win third consecutive Tiger Classic (12/21/14)
There are several ways to assess the dominance of the Jackson wrestling team.
High school roundup: Chaffee girls win consolation game (12/21/14)
All the local high school events reported Saturday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Tigers collect seventh win vs. Farmington (12/21/14)
All the local high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
December 20, 2014 Scoreboard (12/20/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
PREP ROUNDUP: Dexter nabs its first win, Lady Jays upset by Greenville (12/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- Austin Chesser scored a game-high 26 points to lead Dexter to its first win of the season against Richland Friday 75-40. The Bearcats (1-5) also added 19 points from Jason Jarrell and 14 more from Jacob Pedigo...
Jackson girls basketball team advances to tourney final (12/19/14)
Cassidi Tomsu netted 12 of her game-high 26 points in the second quarter, lifting the second-seeded Indians to a 59-36 victory over third-seeded Sikeston in the second semifinal of the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic on Thursday at the Show Me Center.
Sikeston falls in Classic semifinals to Jackson 59-36 (12/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A night of offensive struggles proved too much for the third-seeded Sikeston Lady Bulldogs to overcome Thursday night as they took on second-seeded Jackson in the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic semifinals...
December 19, 2014 Scoreboard (12/19/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Sikeston falls in Classic semifinals to Jackson 59-36 (12/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A night of offensive struggles proved too much for the third-seeded Sikeston Lady Bulldogs to overcome Thursday night as they took on second-seeded Jackson in the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic semifinals...
Jackson girls basketball team advances to tourney final (12/19/14)
Plagued by 10 turnovers alone in the second quarter, Jackson turned to Cassidi Tomsu to carry the load. The junior netted 12 of her game-high 26 points in the second quarter, lifting the second-seeded Indians to a 59-36 victory over third-seeded Sikeston in the second semifinal of the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic on Thursday at the Show Me Center...
Kennett starts Lady Royals Classic with win (12/18/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians started off strong at the Lady Royals Classic at Twin Rivers High School in Brosely. In their first game of the tournament, they trounced Chaffee 42-25, setting up a tough battle on Saturday against Dexter. Heidi Shetley once again led Kennett on offense, this time by scoring 21 points. Dakayla Duckworth scored 8 points while grabbing 7 rebounds. The Lady Indians also shot 7-9 from the free throw line in the fourth quarter...
December 18, 2014 Scoreboard (12/18/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Sikeston dominates Perryville to advance to Classic semifinals (12/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Frustrating sixth-seeded Perryville on both ends of the court Wednesday, the third-seeded Sikeston Lady Bulldogs picked up a convincing 57-25 win to advance to the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic semifinals...
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Jackson's Blake Reynolds (12/18/14)
Jackson senior Blake Reynolds and his teammates wasted little time distancing themselves from Charleston in the third-place game of the SEMO Conference Tournament. Reynolds, who has signed to play at Yale, poured in points as the Indians built an insurmountable lead in the early going...
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Jackson's Blake Reynolds (12/18/14)
Jackson senior Blake Reynolds and his teammates wasted little time distancing themselves from Charleston in the third-place game of the SEMO Conference Tournament. Reynolds, who has signed to play at Yale, poured in points as the Indians built an insurmountable lead in the early going...
Five Tigers, two Indians receive all-state recognition (12/16/14)
Five Central players and Tigers coach Nathan Norman were recognized in the Missouri media All-State teams released Tuesday.
Kelso Supply Holiday Classic roundup: Saxony Lutheran routs Scott City in tourney opener (12/17/14)
The Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team opened the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic with a convincing 96-12 win over the Scott City Rams on Wednesday at the Show Me Center.
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys basketball team upends New Madrid County Central (12/17/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
Unbeaten Crusaders carry top seed in girls tourney (12/17/14)
Last season the Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team entered the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic as the top seed. The Crusaders reached the championship game for the second straight season before falling to Notre Dame in the championship game 40-37. Saxony again will hold the No. 1 seed in the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic when it takes the court against eighth-seeded Scott City at 4 p.m. today at the Show Me Center.
Kelso Supply Holiday Classic roundup: Saxony Lutheran routs Scott City in tourney opener (12/17/14)
The Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team opened the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic with a convincing 96-12 win over the Scott City Rams on Wednesday at the Show Me Center.
Unbeaten Crusaders carry top seed in girls tourney (12/17/14)
Last season the Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team entered the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic as the top seed. The Crusaders reached the championship game for the second straight season before falling to Notre Dame in the championship game 40-37. Saxony again will hold the No. 1 seed in the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic when it takes the court against eighth-seeded Scott City at 4 p.m. today at the Show Me Center.
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys basketball team upends New Madrid County Central (12/17/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
Jackson too tall of task for Dexter boys basketball team (12/17/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The visiting Jackson Indians varsity boys basketball team led wire to wire in a 70-19 victory against the Dexter Bearcats Tuesday night. Dexter (0-5) fell behind 10-0 early and was unable to get closer as Jackson (3-1) padded its advantage to 41-9 late in the second quarter...
Jackson too tall of task for Dexter boys basketball team (12/17/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The visiting Jackson Indians varsity boys basketball team led wire to wire in a 70-19 victory against the Dexter Bearcats Tuesday night. Dexter (0-5) fell behind 10-0 early and was unable to get closer as Jackson (3-1) padded its advantage to 41-9 late in the second quarter...
December 16, 2014 Scoreboard (12/16/14)
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High school roundup: Cummins leads Oran girls to win (12/16/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
Five Tigers, two Indians receive all-state recognition (12/16/14)
Five Central players and Tigers coach Nathan Norman were recognized in the Missouri Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association all-state teams released today.
High school roundup: Cummins leads Oran girls to win (12/16/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
December 15, 2014 Scoreboard (12/15/14)
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Usually spot on, SEMO Conference seeds were anything but this year (12/13/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Historically the seedings for the SEMO Conference tournament have been spot on. That wasn't the case this year. The 2014 tournament was littered with upsets and for the first time since its inception in 2006 two underdogs, as far as seedings go, made it to the championship game...
Jackson scorches Charleston to claim third place in conference tourney (12/13/14)
When does a third-place take on some glitter for a No. 1 seed? When a team with pride answers to its own challenge just 24 hours after a sour performance.
Dismal night for Charleston ends with third-place loss to Jackson (12/13/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- If the Charleston Bluejays had one thing to take solace in as they entered halftime against Jackson on Friday, it's that things couldn't go much worse than what transpired in the first two quarters. On a night where they led from start-to-finish, the Indians scored 20-straight points during one stretch in the first quarter and took a handsome 26-point edge into halftime...
High school roundup: Oran girls basketball team wins consolation crown over Woodland (12/13/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
December 13, 2014 Scoreboard (12/13/14)
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Dismal night for Charleston ends with third-place loss to Jackson (12/13/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- If the Charleston Bluejays had one thing to take solace in as they entered halftime against Jackson on Friday, it's that things couldn't go much worse than what transpired in the first two quarters. On a night where they led from start-to-finish, the Indians scored 20-straight points during one stretch in the first quarter and took a handsome 26-point edge into halftime...
Jackson scorches Charleston to claim third place in conference tourney (12/13/14)
When does a third-place take on some glitter for a No. 1 seed? When a team with pride answers to its own challenge just 24 hours after a sour performance.
District baseball alignments announced, defending state champion Cooter moves to Class 2 (12/12/14)
The path to a district baseball championship got a bit tougher for a defending state champion and a pair of SCAA talents Friday. The Missouri High School Activities Association released district alignments for baseball for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons Friday...
NMCC upsets top-seeded Jackson to reach conference title game (12/12/14)
By Chris Pobst sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- New Madrid County Central's Willie Jimerson turned out yet another stellar performance, which has become the norm the past two seasons. He led his fifth-seeded Eagles to a 59-49 win over No. 1 Jackson on Thursday during the SEMO Conference semifinals at the Sikeston Field House behind 18 points, six rebounds and a perfect night from the free throw line...
December 12, 2014 Scoreboard (12/12/14)
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NMCC upsets top-seeded Jackson to reach conference title game (12/12/14)
By Chris Pobst sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- New Madrid County Central's Willie Jimerson turned out yet another stellar performance, which has become the norm the past two seasons. He led his fifth-seeded Eagles to a 59-49 win over No. 1 Jackson on Thursday during the SEMO Conference semifinals at the Sikeston Field House behind 18 points, six rebounds and a perfect night from the free throw line...
Jackson boys basketball team falls to New Madrid County Central in conference semifinal (12/11/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- New Madrid County Central wasn't the only team top-seeded Jackson battled Thursday night. The Indians also had to fight themselves.
Jackson boys basketball team falls to New Madrid County Central in conference semifinal (12/11/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- New Madrid County Central wasn't the only team top-seeded Jackson battled Thursday night. The Indians also had to fight themselves.
December 11, 2014 Scoreboard (12/11/14)
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Kennett ends run at SEMO Conference Tournament (12/10/14)
The Kennett Indians are out of the SEMO Conference Tournament, after falling to Notre Dame 63-43 in the consolation semifinal in Sikeston. T
High school roundup: Central swim team hosts Splash Out Cancer Meet (12/10/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Top-seeded Jackson boys reach semis of conference basketball tournament (12/10/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Led by 27 points by senior Blake Reynolds, the top-seeded Jackson boys basketball team cruised into a semifinal in the SEMO Conference Tournament with a 72-40 win over Kennett on Tuesday.
Top-seeded Jackson boys reach semis of conference basketball tournament (12/10/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Led by 27 points by senior Blake Reynolds, the top-seeded Jackson boys basketball team cruised into a semifinal in the SEMO Conference Tournament with a 72-40 win over Kennett on Tuesday.
High school roundup: Central swim team hosts Splash Out Cancer Meet (12/10/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
December 9, 2014 Scoreboard (12/09/14)
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Charleston pulls off wild first round upset over Sikeston in SEMO Conference tournament (12/09/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- If Monday night's first round game between Sikeston and Charleston is any indication, this year's SEMO Conference tournament will not be for the faint of heart. The third-seeded Bulldogs and sixth-seeded Charleston engaged in an epic battle at the Sikeston Field House with Charleston rallying to defeat its arch rival 79-78 in perhaps the most intense and thrilling first round game in the history of the tournament's nine-year existence...
Dexter's second half struggles prevents elusive tournament win (12/09/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A healthy offense and stout defense in the first half had the Dexter faithful hoping this time around the SEMO Conference tournament may be different. But halftime came and went and took with it the Bearcats' offense...
Defending champion Jackson receives top seed for Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament (12/08/14)
The Jackson and Central basketball teams met for the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament title a year ago. Jackson, which emerged with the championship last year after a 59-55 win, was named the favorite again this year after coaches voted to give the Indians the No. 1 seed at Sunday evening's seeding meeting. Central was picked to meet them in the title game again as the No. 2 seed, but the lead up to the start of this season has been radically different for the Indians and Tigers...
High school roundup: Saxony Lutheran boys hoops team claims 3rd in Crystal City (12/06/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Friday.
High school roundup: Central boys basketball team takes Lutheran South tournament title (12/06/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
High school roundup: Central boys basketball team takes Lutheran South tournament title (12/06/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
2014 Missouri Football Coaches Association All-State Football Teams (12/06/14)
Four members of the Central football team were named first-team all-state by the Missouri Football Coaches Association on Friday.
2014 Missouri Football Coaches Association All-State Football Teams (12/06/14)
Four members of the Central football team were named first-team all-state by the Missouri Football Coaches Association on Friday.
Dexter girls fall to Saxony Lutheran, Sikeston boys best Dexter basketball team (12/06/14)
FARMINGTON, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team went kneck and kneck with the Saxony Lutheran Crusaders for the final three quarters of play Friday night but was unable to overcome an early deficit...
Lady Bearcats pull off come-from-behind win to beat Jackson (12/05/14)
FARMINGTON -- Dexter junior point guard Dakota Reynolds has a knack for protecting the ball until she is fouled late in close game and then delivering at the free throw line. Such a display took place in the final two minutes of regulation in third-seeded Dexter's game against the second-seeded Jackson Indians Thursday night in a semifinal of the Farmington Invitational. ...
High school roundup: Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team advances to Farmington final (12/05/14)
All score were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
Lady Bearcats pull off come-from-behind win to beat Jackson (12/05/14)
FARMINGTON -- Dexter junior point guard Dakota Reynolds has a knack for protecting the ball until she is fouled late in close game and then delivering at the free throw line. Such a display took place in the final two minutes of regulation in third-seeded Dexter's game against the second-seeded Jackson Indians Thursday night in a semifinal of the Farmington Invitational. ...
High school roundup: Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team advances to Farmington final (12/05/14)
All score were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
Dexter scores final 22 points to beat Jackson 57-48 at Farmington Invitational girls basketball tournament (12/04/14)
FARMINGTON, Mo. - Dexter junior point guard Dakota Reynolds has a knack for protecting the ball until she is fouled late in close game and then delivering at the free throw line. Such a display took place in the final two minutes of regulation in third-seeded Dexter's game against the second-seeded Jackson Indians Thursday night in a semifinal of the Farmington Invitational. ...
Jackson pair take home SEMO Conference's highest football honors (12/04/14)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Jackson Indians swept the two biggest awards Wednesday night during the 69th Annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Gridiron Banquet at the Black River Coliseum. Dante Vandeven was awarded the SEMO Conference's highest honor with the Carr Award as best high school football player in Southeast Missouri...
Dexter scores final 22 points to beat Jackson 57-48 at Farmington Invitational girls basketball tournament (12/04/14)
FARMINGTON, Mo. - Dexter junior point guard Dakota Reynolds has a knack for protecting the ball until she is fouled late in close game and then delivering at the free throw line. Such a display took place in the final two minutes of regulation in third-seeded Dexter's game against the second-seeded Jackson Indians Thursday night in a semifinal of the Farmington Invitational. ...
December 4, 2014 Scoreboard (12/04/14)
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Dexter girls basketball team collects mercy rule win against Notre Dame in opener (12/04/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the game is available at this link: Dexter girls basketball team in action against Notre Dame FARMINGTON, Mo. - The Dexter Lady Bearcats' offense wasted little time getting down to business Wednesday night in its season-opener at the Farmington Invitational...
SEMO All-Conference football teams selected (12/04/14)
The 2014 SEMO Confernce teams are selected by the coaches. SEMO NORTH Offense First Team QB -- Dante Vandeven, Jackson, Sr., 6-2, 190 RB -- Braion Owens, Cape Central, Sr., 5-11, 190 RB -- Earnest Fobbs, Sikeston, Jr., 6-1, 170 RB -- Bi Nguyen, Poplar Bluff, Sr., 5-9, 140...
Jackson pair take home SEMO Conference's highest football honors (12/04/14)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Jackson Indians swept the two biggest awards Wednesday night during the 69th Annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Gridiron Banquet at the Black River Coliseum. Dante Vandeven was awarded the SEMO Conference's highest honor with the Carr Award as best high school football player in Southeast Missouri...
Jackson QB Vandeven claims Carr Award (12/03/14)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Jackson Indians swept the two biggest awards Wednesday night during the 69th Annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Gridiron Banquet at the Black River Coliseum. Dante Vandeven was awarded the SEMO Conference's highest honor with the Carr Award as best high school football player in Southeast Missouri...
Jackson QB Vandeven claims Carr Award (12/03/14)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Jackson Indians swept the two biggest awards Wednesday night during the 69th Annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Gridiron Banquet at the Black River Coliseum. Dante Vandeven was awarded the SEMO Conference's highest honor with the Carr Award as best high school football player in Southeast Missouri...
Dexter boys put up fight after trailing early in opener against Charleston (12/03/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball program did its best to rally for a victory after falling behind the Charleston Bluejays 12-0 in its home opener Tuesday night at the Bearcat Event Center. Dexter cut an early double-digit deficit to 18-13 by the final minute of the first quarter before Charleston padded its advantage back to nine at 34-25 by halftime. The Bearcats fought back again when Ethan Flowers opened the second half with a 3-pointer to trim the margin to 34-28...
High school roundup: Oran, Malden, SCC win openers at Oran Tournament (12/03/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Oran, Malden, SCC win openers at Oran Tournament (12/03/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
PREP ROUNDUP: Risco drops to Bernie, Lady Jays take down East Prairie (12/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com HOLCOMB -- The Risco Tigers lost its opening round game of the Holcomb Invitational tournament Monday falling to Bernie 57-32. Risco, the eighth seed, was led by Luke Simmons' 14 points. Drew Fortner scored nine. Matt Vernon led the top-seeded Mules with 18 points. Brandson Sparks added 12...
PREP ROUNDUP: Risco drops to Bernie, Lady Jays take down East Prairie (12/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com HOLCOMB -- The Risco Tigers lost its opening round game of the Holcomb Invitational tournament Monday falling to Bernie 57-32. Risco, the eighth seed, was led by Luke Simmons' 14 points. Drew Fortner scored nine. Matt Vernon led the top-seeded Mules with 18 points. Brandson Sparks added 12...
Six Dexter players make media all-region football team (12/01/14)
The Missouri Sportswriters Association released its all-region football team Monday. Six Dexter football players were selected to the Class 3 all-region team. Dexter junior offensive lineman Jared Deal was selected first-team offense. Deal made the line calls and was a tenacious blocker...
All-Region high school football teams (12/01/14)
The 2014 Southeast Missouri All-Region football teams selected by a panel of sportswriters from eight publications. OFFENSE First team QB -- Dante Vandeven, Jackson, Sr. 6-2, 190 lbs. RB -- Braion Owens, Cape Central, Sr. 5-11, 190 lbs. RB -- Earnest Fobbs, Sikeston, Jr. 6-1, 170 lbs...
Stoddard County boys and girls basketball previews (12/01/14)
By DUSTIN WARD Daily Statesman ADVANCE, Mo. - Expectations remain high for the Advance Hornets varsity boys basketball program after a trip to the Class 2 state quarterfinals last season. "I expect a lot this season," Advance second-year coach Bubba Wheetley said. "It's going to be hard to replace Lane, but we've got some young kids coming up who can shoot and handle the ball pretty good. We are really looking forward to this year."...
Sikeston JV advances to title game of Notre Dame tournament (11/28/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston junior varsity basketball team advanced to the championship game of the Notre Dame J.V. Tournament with a 54-34 win over Farmington on Friday. The championship game was scheduled to be played on Saturday. Results from the contest will be in Monday's edition...
NMCC debuts with 81-45 win over Cairo (11/28/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles made a commanding debut defeating Cairo, Ill., 81-45 during the second game of the Riverbend Classic on Friday afternoon. Senior Willie Jimerson led the Eagles with 25 points while sophomore Javarcus Word added 15. The guard duo paced a speedy frontcourt attack on both offense and defense while the Eagles punished Cairo with steals and forced turnovers caused by their pressure defense and layups on the other end...
Fourth-year coach Nathan Norman has Central football team on the rise (11/28/14)
Take a stroll through Central High School with football coach Nathan Norman, and you'll notice a trend. With each passing person -- coach, player, teacher or student -- Norman stops to say something. That's the coach the people at Central have grown to appreciate over the last four years as Norman continues to shape the school's football program into a distinguished entity. But defeating the prototype of that vision will be the Tigers' next challenge...
Dexter M.S. boys basketball team splits close ones with Jackson (11/26/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats middle school boys basketball program earned a split decision Tuesday night at home against Jackson. The Dexter seventh grade edged Jackson 39-38. The Dexter eighth grade suffered a 47-43 double overtime loss to Jackson...
Jackson Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: SEMO Conference Coach: Darren Scott, 11th year District: Class 5 District 1 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Blake Reynolds, Braden Wendel Starters lost: Karson King, Brandon Lueders, Josh Daume Last year's record: 25-6 Postseason result: Lost to Christian Brothers College Preparatory 75-66 in a state quarterfinal...
Jackson Girls Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: SEMO Conference Coach: Tyler Abernathy, 4th year District: Class 5 District 1 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: McKinzie Scott, Rachel Crites, Cassidi Tomsu, Kayla Keith, Autumn Reid Starters lost: None Last year's record: 15-10 Postseason result: Lost to Fox 51-47 in district championship game...
Jackson Girls Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: SEMO Conference Coach: Tyler Abernathy, 4th year District: Class 5 District 1 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: McKinzie Scott, Rachel Crites, Cassidi Tomsu, Kayla Keith, Autumn Reid Starters lost: None Last year's record: 15-10 Postseason result: Lost to Fox 51-47 in district championship game...
Jackson Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: SEMO Conference Coach: Darren Scott, 11th year District: Class 5 District 1 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Blake Reynolds, Braden Wendel Starters lost: Karson King, Brandon Lueders, Josh Daume Last year's record: 25-6 Postseason result: Lost to Christian Brothers College Preparatory 75-66 in a state quarterfinal...
Eagle Ridge Girls Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Coach: Kristen Martin, 1st year Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Emily Jackson, Shaina Canady Starters lost: Sierra Roth Last year's record: 8-11 Postseason result: Lost in semifinal game of MCSAA state tournament Last year's leaders: Points: Emily Jackson (7.9 ppg)...
Dexter wrestlers in search of repeat success (11/25/14)
Dexter wrestling coach James Sneed hopes his program continues to make strides in the right direction after sending 10 wrestlers to state, graduate Trevor Waldner claiming the state title in the 138-pound weight class and the team finishing second in its Class 2 district last season...
Seeds released for SEMO Conference tournament (11/20/14)
SIKESTON -- The Jackson Indians were selected as the top seed for the 2014 SEMO Conference tournament Wednesday night. The Indians were winners of their first conference tournament in school history last season taking down Notre Dame 62-42. Cape Central was named the second seed followed by Sikeston at No. ...
Southeast Missouri Area Football Coaches Association announces all-region team (11/20/14)
The Southeast Missouri Area Football Coaches Association released its 2014 All-Region teams Wednesday and several local athletes were selected. The full list is as follows: Class 4 & 5 Offense First team QB -- Dante Vandever, Jackson, Sr. RB -- Chris Walsh, Hillsboro, Sr...
Seeds released for SEMO Conference tournament (11/20/14)
SIKESTON -- The Jackson Indians were selected as the top seed for the 2014 SEMO Conference tournament Wednesday night. The Indians were winners of their first conference tournament in school history last season taking down Notre Dame 62-42. Cape Central was named the second seed followed by Sikeston at No. ...
Southeast Missouri Area Football Coaches Association announces all-region team (11/20/14)
The Southeast Missouri Area Football Coaches Association released its 2014 All-Region teams Wednesday and several local athletes were selected. The full list is as follows: Class 4 & 5 Offense First team QB -- Dante Vandever, Jackson, Sr. RB -- Chris Walsh, Hillsboro, Sr...
2014-2015 Jackson Girls Basketball Schedule (11/19/14)
Jackson football team stopped in Class 5 quarterfinal (11/15/14)
Ladue defeated the Indians 31-21 to advance to the Class 5 semifinals. Jackson finished the season with a 10-2 record.
Jackson football team stopped in Class 5 quarterfinal (11/15/14)
Ladue defeated the Indians 31-21 to advance to the Class 5 semifinals. Jackson finished the season with a 10-2 record.
Jackson football team falls to Ladue in Class 5 quarterfinal (11/15/14)
ST. LOUIS -- Ladue scored 17 points in the fourth quarter to rally for a 31-21 victory over Jackson in a Class 5 Quarterfinal football game Saturday at Saint Louis University High School.
Jackson football team falls to Ladue in Class 5 quarterfinal (11/15/14)
ST. LOUIS -- Ladue scored 17 points in the fourth quarter to rally for a 31-21 victory over Jackson in a Class 5 Quarterfinal football game Saturday at Saint Louis University High School.
Central, Jackson football teams vying for trip to final four (11/14/14)
It didn't come easy, but the Jackson Indians and Central Tigers are two games away from a trip to the Edward Jones Dome after each team won its district in impressive fashion last week.
Central, Jackson football teams vying for trip to final four (11/14/14)
It didn't come easy, but the Jackson Indians and Central Tigers are two games away from a trip to the Edward Jones Dome after each team won its district in impressive fashion last week. Jackson put together an improbable rally and came back from a 32-point halftime deficit to defeat Vianney 39-35 for the Class 5 District 1 title, while Central survived a back-and-forth affair against Hillsboro and claimed a 42-35 victory in the Class 4 District 1 championship...
Host sites set for basketball districts (11/13/14)
Host sites have been selected for Missouri high school district basketball tournaments for the 2014-15 season. Sikeston is slated to host Class 4, District 1, boys and girls tournaments which feature Cape Central, Dexter, Kennett, Notre Dame, Perryville and Sikeston...
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Jackson's Jack Jeffers (11/13/14)
Jeffers lost his right shoe about 800 meters into the 3.1-mile course at Oak Hills Golf Center but still finished 22nd at the cross country state meet.
Date for Jackson game to be decided today (11/10/14)
Southeast Missourian A decision on the day Jackson will play its Class 5 quarterfinal football game against Ladue Horton Watkins is expected this morning. The game will be played either Friday night or Saturday afternoon. Ladue, which won the District 2 title with a 34-28 win over Webster Groves, is the host for the game but does not have lights at its football facility. ...
Jackson quarterfinal game to be played Saturday (11/11/14)
Jackson will play its Class 5 quarterfinal football game against Ladue at 1 p.m. Saturday at Saint Louis University High School.
Jackson stuns Vianney with 36 unanswered points in second half, wins district title (11/08/14)
Trailing by 32 points at halftime, the top-seeded Indians reeled off five unanswered touchdowns in the second half, to defeat No. 2 seed Vianney 39-35.
Class 4 cross country: Jackson boys, girls finish eighth at state meet (11/08/14)
Jackson junior Chelsea Drum finished in the top 10 at Saturday's Class 4 state cross country with an all-state ninth-place time of 18 minutes, 39.53 seconds to help lead the Indians to an eighth place finish in the girls' team standings at the Oak Hills Golf Center in Jefferson City, Missouri.
Central freshman earns 2 all-state finishes at state swimming meet (11/08/14)
ST. PETERS, Mo. -- Brogan Davis made the statement loud and clear. He has arrived. The Central freshman showed no nerves on the state's biggest stage Saturday with a second-place finish in the 100-yard butterfly at the Missouri State High School Activities Association Boys Swimming and Diving Championships at the Rec-Plex...
Central freshman earns 2 all-state finishes at state swimming meet (11/08/14)
ST. PETERS, Mo. -- Brogan Davis made the statement loud and clear. He has arrived. The Central freshman showed no nerves on the state's biggest stage Saturday with a second-place finish in the 100-yard butterfly at the Missouri State High School Activities Association Boys Swimming and Diving Championships at the Rec-Plex...
Class 4 cross country: Jackson boys, girls finish eighth at state meet (11/08/14)
Jackson junior Chelsea Drum finished in the top 10 at Saturday's Class 4 state cross country with an all-state ninth-place time of 18 minutes, 39.53 seconds to help lead the Indians to an eighth place finish in the girls' team standings at the Oak Hills Golf Center in Jefferson City, Missouri.
Fight, ejections give Malden, Caruthersville title game black eye (11/08/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- A total of eight players were ejected and a fan was taken away in handcuffs after an ugly scene during the Class 2, District 1 championship football game between Caruthersville and Malden Friday night at Malden High School...
Jackson stuns Vianney with 36 unanswered points in second half, wins 39-35 (11/08/14)
Trailing by 32 points at halftime, the top-seeded Indians reeled off five unanswered touchdowns in the second half, including two in the final 83 seconds of the game to defeat No. 2 seed Vianney 39-35. Senior Xominique Davis hauled in the final two touchdowns, the second after the Indians sophomore Bryndan Reid recovered an on-side kick at midfield...
Resurgence of youth has Central boys swimming team aiming high at state (11/07/14)
Central swimming coach Dayna Powell has anxiously been waiting for this opportunity. Powell watched a pair of talented swimmers rise through the middle-school ranks, showing glimpses of what they might be capable of accomplishing at the varsity level.
Jackson, Central football teams have sights set on district crowns (11/07/14)
The top-seeded Jackson Indians and top-seeded Central Tigers will each take their home fields at 7 p.m. today with district championships in their sights. Jackson and the second-seeded Vianney Golden Griffins will meet in the Class 5 District 1 title game for the second straight season, while Central and the third-seeded Hillsboro Hawks will square off in the Class 4 District 1 championship game for the third consecutive year.
Jackson takes boys, girls cross country teams to state (11/07/14)
When the Jackson cross country team began its season, coach Andrea Talley could not have predicted her team would fare so well. According to Talley, the Indians had struggled to "gel" over the summer and the idea of advancing to the state meet seemed like a long shot for Jackson.
Resurgence of youth has Central boys swimming team aiming high at state (11/07/14)
Central swimming coach Dayna Powell has anxiously been waiting for this opportunity. Powell watched a pair of talented swimmers rise through the middle-school ranks, showing glimpses of what they might be capable of accomplishing at the varsity level.
Jackson, Central football teams have sights set on district crowns (11/07/14)
The top-seeded Jackson Indians and top-seeded Central Tigers will each take their home fields at 7 p.m. today with district championships in their sights. Jackson and the second-seeded Vianney Golden Griffins will meet in the Class 5 District 1 title game for the second straight season, while Central and the third-seeded Hillsboro Hawks will square off in the Class 4 District 1 championship game for the third consecutive year.
Jackson takes boys, girls cross country teams to state (11/07/14)
When the Jackson cross country team began its season, coach Andrea Talley could not have predicted her team would fare so well. According to Talley, the Indians had struggled to "gel" over the summer and the idea of advancing to the state meet seemed like a long shot for Jackson.
Dexter beats Advance in middle school boys basketball (11/05/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter seventh and eighth grade boys basketball teams improved to 4-0 in SCAA play with home wins against Advance Tuesday night. The Dexter seventh grade beat Advance 48-12 and the Dexter eighth grade beat Advance 43-13. Dexter also collected conference wins at Richland Monday. The Dexter seventh grade beat Richland 47-16 and the Dexter eighth grade beat Richland 58-17...
Fobbs, Riley are first RB duo to rush for 1,000 yards in same season (11/05/14)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs have had plenty of running backs eclipse 1,000 yards in a season before -- 19 to be exact. But none have done it in the same season until now. Juniors Earnest Fobbs and Victwon Riley each broke the 1,000-yard mark becoming Sikeston's first running back duo to do so...
Jackson football team holds off Oakville rally, advances to district final (11/01/14)
Jackson senior Xominique Davis had a debt to settle with his teammates after fumbling the opening kickoff of the second half of the Indians' Class 5 District 1 semifinal game against Oakville on Friday night at The Pit in Jackson.
Cross country roundup: St. Vincent wins district title, Jackson teams qualify for state (11/01/14)
All results were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
Cross country roundup: St. Vincent wins district title, Jackson teams qualify for state (11/01/14)
All results were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
Jackson football team holds off Oakville rally, advances to district final (11/01/14)
Jackson senior Xominique Davis had a debt to settle with his teammates after fumbling the opening kickoff of the second half of the Indians' Class 5 District 1 semifinal game against Oakville on Friday night at The Pit in Jackson.
East Prairie can't stop Caruthersville rushing attack (11/01/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CARUTHERSVILLE -- A rough start by their offense and a huge night by Caruthersville senior Daniel Fugate proved too much for the East Prairie Eagles in Friday's Class 2, District 1 semifinal matchup. With his defense picking off the Eagles four times in the first quarter alone, Fugate torched East Prairie's defense for 306 yards and two scores to help his team to a 49-26 that sends the defending champions back to the title game...
Jackson advances to district title game with OT thriller (11/01/14)
Top-seeded Jackson (9-1) will host No. 2 Vianney in the district championship game on Nov.7. Fifth-seeded Oakville finished its season at 5-6.
Central boys swimmers claim first place at Show Me Conference meet (10/31/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
Eagle Ridge boys soccer and volleyball teams claim state titles (10/31/14)
The Eagle Ridge Christian School boys soccer and volleyball teams each came away with first-place finishes at the Missouri Christian School Athletic Association Division 2 volleyball and soccer tournaments last week in Joplin, Missouri.
Central boys swimmers claim first place at Show Me Conference meet (10/31/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
Jackson, Oakville set to clash in district football semis (10/31/14)
The Jackson Indians' postseason is getting off to a late start. The Indians received a much-needed week of rest after locking up the top seed in the Class 5 District 1 tournament, where they'll face the fifth-seeded Oakville Tigers at 7 p.m. today at The Pit...
Jackson, Oakville set to clash in district football semis (10/30/14)
The Jackson Indians' postseason is getting off to a late start. The Indians received a much-needed week of rest after locking up the top seed in the Class 5 District 1 tournament, where they'll face the fifth-seeded Oakville Tigers at 7 p.m. today at The Pit.
Jackson boys soccer team falls to Eureka in district tourney (10/28/14)
The Jackson Indians boys soccer team dropped a 2-0 decision against the Eureka Wildcats in the opening round of the Class 4 District 1 tournament Monday at Northwest High School in Cedar Hill, Missouri. Eureka will face Northwest, which defeated Seckman 3-1, in the title game at 6 p.m. Wednesday...
Dexter rallies by Jackson 53-48 in 8th grade girls basketball championship (10/28/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the game is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The second-seeded Dexter Bearcats overcame a 33-25 deficit in the second half to edge top-seeded Jackson 53-48 in the championship of the eight-team Dexter 8th grade girls basketball tournament Monday night...
Dexter rallies by Jackson 53-48 in 8th grade girls basketball championship (10/28/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the game is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The second-seeded Dexter Bearcats overcame a 33-25 deficit in the second half to edge top-seeded Jackson 53-48 in the championship of the eight-team Dexter 8th grade girls basketball tournament Monday night...
High school roundup: Jackson cross country teams claim district crowns (10/26/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
High school roundup: Jackson cross country teams claim district crowns (10/26/14)
Jack Jeffers and Chelsea Drum each came away with first-place finishes to lead the Indians' boys and girls cross country teams to first place at the Class 4 District 1 meet Saturday at Jackson City Park. Jeffers finished the boys race in a time of 16:40.81, while teammate Ean Buffington (16:59.46) finished third and teammate Jackson Givens (17:40.90) placed third...
Week 10 capsules: District football tournaments begin today (10/24/14)
The past nine weeks of the Missouri high school football season have determined tonight's district matchups, but for here on out each team will be living by the oldest of coaches' cliches: It's one game at a time. From this point forward, win or go home.
Week 10 capsules: District football tournaments begin today (10/24/14)
The past nine weeks of the Missouri high school football season have determined tonight's district matchups, but for here on out each team will be living by the oldest of coaches' cliches: It's one game at a time. From this point forward, win or go home.
Woodland's Reynolds, Wells run to SEMO conference titles (10/22/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
Woodland's Reynolds, Wells run to SEMO conference titles (10/22/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
Sikeston eighth grade football team finishes undefeated season (10/21/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston eighth grade football team finished its season with an undefeated 6-0 record after a 46-21 win over visiting Jackson Monday. Sikeston's Elijah Faulkner got the night started with a 47-yard touchdown run on their first offensive snap. Kevin Jones added a 31-yard run to make it 12-0 and quarterback Nate Self threw an 11-yard scoring pass to Aaron Allen in the second quarter for an 18-0 lead...
Sikeston eighth grade football team finishes undefeated season (10/21/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston eighth grade football team finished its season with an undefeated 6-0 record after a 46-21 win over visiting Jackson Monday. Sikeston's Elijah Faulkner got the night started with a 47-yard touchdown run on their first offensive snap. Kevin Jones added a 31-yard run to make it 12-0 and quarterback Nate Self threw an 11-yard scoring pass to Aaron Allen in the second quarter for an 18-0 lead...
High school roundup: Advance spikers reach district final, Jackson's season ends (10/21/14)
All the high school results reported to the Southeast Missourian on Monday.
High school roundup: Advance spikers reach district final, Jackson's season ends (10/21/14)
All the high school results reported to the Southeast Missourian on Monday.
District volleyball championships set (all Monday playoff scores included) (10/21/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The top-seeded Dexter Bearcats withstood a bit of a slow start and finished with a bang in a 25-18, 25-13 victory against the fifth-seeded Fredericktown Blackcats in a Class 3, District 1, semifinal Monday night. Top-seeded Dexter (27-3-1) advances to play second-seeded Perryville (24-8-1) for the district championship Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Bearcat Event Center...
Jackson football team hands Miller Career Academy first loss (10/18/14)
The Indians defeated the state-ranked Phoenix 28-14 in their regular-season finale at The Pit.
High school roundup: Davis leads Central at Springfield Invitational (10/19/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
High school roundup: Parsons, Notre Dame boys soccer rout Saxony Lutheran 8-0 (10/19/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Friday.