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High school roundup: St. Vincent boys rally past Leopold (12/19/14)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
PREP ROUNDUP: Oran takes down South Pemiscot on the road (12/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com STEELE -- Tatum May scored 22 points on 10 of 16 shooting Thursday during Oran's 69-25 win over South Pemiscot. May also had seven steals. Allie Cummins added 15 points while Brianna Stause and Hannah Scherer each chipped in 10. Ashlyn McIntosh scored six points and added a game-high 10 rebounds...
High school roundup: St. Vincent boys rally past Leopold (12/19/14)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
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...
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 wrestling team sweeps NMCC and Kennett (12/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- In their final tune up before this weekend's Tiger Classic, the Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team picked up a pair of home wins Tuesday in a tri-meet with Kennett and New Madrid County Central. The Bulldogs cruised by the Indians 75-6 before closing out the night in convincing fashion, 52-15, against the Eagles...
Sikeston wrestling team sweeps NMCC and Kennett (12/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- In their final tune up before this weekend's Tiger Classic, the Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team picked up a pair of home wins Tuesday in a tri-meet with Kennett and New Madrid County Central. The Bulldogs cruised by the Indians 75-6 before closing out the night in convincing fashion, 52-15, against the Eagles...
Kennett falls to Malden in the final minutes, 64-58 (12/16/14)
KENNETT, Mo. - A strong third quarter allowed the Malden Green Wave to gain just enough momentum to beat the Kennett Indians 64-58, despite an intense, back and forth fourth quarter on the Indians home court. Rantrell Caruthers led Kennett with 20 points, but two Malden players finished with 23 points each; Shaeen Perkins and Cortez Dobbins...
Kennett falls to Malden in the final minutes, 64-58 (12/16/14)
KENNETT, Mo. - A strong third quarter allowed the Malden Green Wave to gain just enough momentum to beat the Kennett Indians 64-58, despite an intense, back and forth fourth quarter on the Indians home court. Rantrell Caruthers led Kennett with 20 points, but two Malden players finished with 23 points each; Shaeen Perkins and Cortez Dobbins...
December 16, 2014 Scoreboard (12/16/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Rested, Kennett beats Hayti 55-18 (12/16/14)
HAYTI, Mo. - Sometimes, a bit of rest does a lot of good. That appears to be the case for Kennett's Lady Indians. On Monday night, they traveled to Hayti and cruised to a 55-18 victory. "I thought we came out and played hard," said coach Jordan Penn after the game. Penn appears to have settled in to his new coaching role, despite taking it on two weeks later than every other coach in the district...
Rested, Kennett beats Hayti 55-18 (12/16/14)
HAYTI, Mo. - Sometimes, a bit of rest does a lot of good. That appears to be the case for Kennett's Lady Indians. On Monday night, they traveled to Hayti and cruised to a 55-18 victory. "I thought we came out and played hard," said coach Jordan Penn after the game. Penn appears to have settled in to his new coaching role, despite taking it on two weeks later than every other coach in the district...
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...
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...
Lady Indians fall to Lady Bulldogs in thriller (12/12/14)
After four thrilling quarters, Portageville exacted revenge on the Indians by winning 49-47 in the final seconds.
Lady Indians fall to Lady Bulldogs in thriller (12/12/14)
After four thrilling quarters, Portageville exacted revenge on the Indians by winning 49-47 in the final seconds.
Kennett claims 7th grade Bootheel Conference Tournament championship (12/12/14)
Kennett's 7th grade basketball team beat Campbell 48-34 to claim the Bootheel Conference Tournament championship at South Pemiscot High School. The Indians were also awarded the first place plaque for they're undefeated conference record.
High school roundup: Central, Notre Dame basketball teams to meet in consolation (12/11/14)
Central's Al Young had a game-high 20 points to lead the second-seeded Tigers' boys basketball team to a win over third-seeded Sikeston in a SEMO Conference Tournament consolation semifinal on Wednesday at Sikeston High School. Andre Statam added 18 points in the win, while Peyton Montgomery scored 10 and netted the 1,000th point of his high school career in the process...
December 10, 2014 Scoreboard (12/10/14)
All high school sports scores reported to semoball.com
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
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
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.
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...
Kennett battles back against Malden in Bootheel Conference Tournament (12/09/14)
A 16 point performance by Marsayv'Aun Harrell propelled Kennett's seventh grade basketball team in a come-from-behind victory over Malden in the Bootheel Conference Tournament semifinals.
December 9, 2014 Scoreboard (12/09/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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...
Dexter drops SEMO Conference Tournament opener to Kennett (12/08/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball program jumped out to a 23-13 lead but was unable to generate enough offense in the second half to secure a victory in its opening-round contest at the SEMO Conference Tournament Monday night at Sikeston...
Dexter drops SEMO Conference Tournament opener to Kennett (12/08/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball program jumped out to a 23-13 lead but was unable to generate enough offense in the second half to secure a victory in its opening-round contest at the SEMO Conference Tournament Monday night at Sikeston...
December 8, 2014 Scoreboard (12/08/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Kennett tops Portageville at Bulldog Classic (12/06/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians basketball team earned their spot in the final of the Bulldog Classic, after beating Portageville in a game that pitted sibling coaches against one another.
Kennett High School wrestling hails first win in school history (12/06/14)
On Tuesday, Kennett High School made history by winning it's very first wrestling match at a meet at New Madrid County Central. The Indians beat Notre Dame, before losing to New Madrid.
Kennett High School wrestling hails first win in school history (12/06/14)
On Tuesday, Kennett High School made history by winning it's very first wrestling match at a meet at New Madrid County Central. The Indians beat Notre Dame, before losing to New Madrid.
Kennett tops Portageville at Bulldog Classic (12/06/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians basketball team earned their spot in the final of the Bulldog Classic, after beating Portageville in a game that pitted sibling coaches against one another.
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...
Kennett football earns SEMO All-Conference nods (12/04/14)
Seven Kennett High School football players earned their spot on the SEMO Central All-Conference team. The selections were announced at a banquet Wednesday night in Sikeston.
Kennett football earns SEMO All-Conference nods (12/04/14)
Seven Kennett High School football players earned their spot on the SEMO Central All-Conference team. The selections were announced at a banquet Wednesday night in Sikeston.
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...
Kennett tops New Madrid County Central at JV tournament (12/01/14)
Kennett's junior varsity basketball team took center stage as they hosted the first day of the JV tournament. The contest also features Dyer County, New Madrid County Central (NMCC), and Poplar Bluff.
Kennett's 7th grade beats Dexter, 8th grade falls (12/01/14)
Kennett's middle school boys basketball team hosted Dexter Monday night. The seventh grade powered past the Bearcats 31-25, before the eighth grade struggled in a 33-18 loss.
Kennett tops New Madrid County Central at JV tournament (12/01/14)
Kennett's junior varsity basketball team took center stage as they hosted the first day of the JV tournament. The contest also features Dyer County, New Madrid County Central (NMCC), and Poplar Bluff.
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."...
Indians lose to West Memphis at Riverbend Classic (11/28/14)
Kennett lost 48-35 Friday night, in one of the two games they will play at the 20th Riverbend Classic at New Madrid County Central High School.
Wrestling team joins new era of Kennett High School sports (11/28/14)
Days after wrapping up perhaps the most successful football season in recent history at Kennett High School, coaches Aaron Pixley and Arlen Pixley joined roughly 25 athletes inside the multi-purpose room at South Elementary for their first wrestling practice.
Wrestling team joins new era of Kennett High School sports (11/28/14)
Days after wrapping up perhaps the most successful football season in recent history at Kennett High School, coaches Aaron Pixley and Arlen Pixley joined roughly 25 athletes inside the multi-purpose room at South Elementary for their first wrestling practice.
Indians lose to West Memphis at Riverbend Classic (11/28/14)
Kennett lost 48-35 Friday night, in one of the two games they will play at the 20th Riverbend Classic at New Madrid County Central High School.
Kennett Girls Basketball: No stranger to adversity (11/26/14)
The seniors of Kennett High School's girls basketball are entering the 2014-15 season with their fifth coach in four years. Less than three weeks before the start of the new season, Richard Driscoll resigned for personal reasons, forcing the administration to scramble to find a replacement.
Kennett Girls Basketball: No stranger to adversity (11/26/14)
The seniors of Kennett High School's girls basketball are entering the 2014-15 season with their fifth coach in four years. Less than three weeks before the start of the new season, Richard Driscoll resigned for personal reasons, forcing the administration to scramble to find a replacement.
Central Girls Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: SEMO Conference Coach: Sherri Shirrell, 10th year District: Class 4 District 1 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Maddie Daum, Kassidy Pannier, Sarah Boerboom Starters lost: Kelly Morton, Bailey Bliss Last year's record: 5-21 Postseason result: Lost to Kennett 46-43 in a district quarterfinal...
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...
For Hilburn, Pixley, all-region honors are a culmination of hard work (11/24/14)
Less than a week after the honors were announced, both Hilburn and Pixley reflected on the honors after a long season of ups and downs, which ultimately culminated with an appearance in a district championship game.
For Hilburn, Pixley, all-region honors are a culmination of hard work (11/24/14)
Less than a week after the honors were announced, both Hilburn and Pixley reflected on the honors after a long season of ups and downs, which ultimately culminated with an appearance in a district championship game.
Jordan Penn named Kennett High School girls basketball head coach (11/21/14)
Jordan Penn has been named head coach of the Kennett High School girls basketball team, according to Kennett School District Assistant Superintendent and Athletic Administrator Brandon Jones.
Confidence prevails at Bootheel Conference Tournament (11/21/14)
At the 2014 Girls Junior High Bootheel Conference Tournament in Senath-Hornersville, the hosts earned spots in both seventh and eighth grade tournament finals. The seventh grade earned a championship trophy after a hard-fought battle, while the eighth grade were overpowered by the number four seed.
Confidence prevails at Bootheel Conference Tournament (11/21/14)
At the 2014 Girls Junior High Bootheel Conference Tournament in Senath-Hornersville, the hosts earned spots in both seventh and eighth grade tournament finals. The seventh grade earned a championship trophy after a hard-fought battle, while the eighth grade were overpowered by the number four seed.
Jordan Penn named Kennett High School girls basketball head coach (11/21/14)
Jordan Penn has been named head coach of the Kennett High School girls basketball team, according to Kennett School District Assistant Superintendent and Athletic Administrator Brandon Jones.
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...
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...
Kennett girls basketball coach resigns (11/19/14)
Richard Driscoll has resigned from his position as head coach of the Kennett Middle School and High School girls basketball teams, affective immediately.
Kennett girls basketball coach resigns (11/19/14)
Richard Driscoll has resigned from his position as head coach of the Kennett Middle School and High School girls basketball teams, affective immediately.
2014-2015 Kennett Girls Basketball Schedule (11/19/14)
Eighth graders shine at Bootheel Conference Tournament Day 2 (11/18/14)
Crowds gathered inside the Senath-Hornersville gymnasium Tuesday for the second night of the girls Bootheel Conference basketball tournament. This time, the talents of the area's eighth graders were on display.
Eighth graders shine at Bootheel Conference Tournament Day 2 (11/18/14)
Crowds gathered inside the Senath-Hornersville gymnasium Tuesday for the second night of the girls Bootheel Conference basketball tournament. This time, the talents of the area's eighth graders were on display.
Day 1 of girls Bootheel Conference Tournament (11/17/14)
Senath-Hornersville hosts the girls Bootheel Conference junior high basketball tournament throughout the week. The first day of play featured the seventh grade teams, with the hosts proving why they may be the strongest team in the tournament.
Day 1 of girls Bootheel Conference Tournament (11/17/14)
Senath-Hornersville hosts the girls Bootheel Conference junior high basketball tournament throughout the week. The first day of play featured the seventh grade teams, with the hosts proving why they may be the strongest team in the tournament.
Black and Gold Game showcases athletes of all ages (11/14/14)
Indians fans crowded the Kennett High School gymnasium for the annual Black and Gold basketball game.
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...
Dexter middle school girls basketball teams beat Kennett (11/12/14)
The Dexter middle school girls basketball program cruised to road wins at Kennett Tuesday night. The Dexter seventh grade girls held Kennett scorless in the first half on its way to a 24-5 victory. The Dexter eighth grade girls beat Kennett 56-16. The Dexter middle school girls basketball program concludes its season Thursday night when it visits Sikeston at 5 p.m...
Dexter middle school girls basketball teams beat Kennett (11/12/14)
The Dexter middle school girls basketball program cruised to road wins at Kennett Tuesday night. The Dexter seventh grade girls held Kennett scorless in the first half on its way to a 24-5 victory. The Dexter eighth grade girls beat Kennett 56-16. The Dexter middle school girls basketball program concludes its season Thursday night when it visits Sikeston at 5 p.m...
Kennett's historic season ends at district final (11/11/14)
An historic football season has ended for Kennett. On Friday, Nov. 7, the Indians lost 48-14 to Central High School in Park Hills, finishing second in the Class 3, District 1 tournament behind one of the strongest teams in the state.
Kennett's historic season ends at district final (11/10/14)
A historic football season has ended for Kennett. On Friday night, the Indians lost 48-14 to Central High School in Park Hills, finishing second in the Class 3, District 1 tournament behind one of the strongest teams in the state.
Kennet's historic season ends at district final (11/08/14)
A historic football season has ended for Kennett. On Friday night, the Indians lost 48-14 to Central High School in Park Hills, finishing second in the Class 3, District 1 tournament behind one of the strongest teams in the state.
Kennett Indians football fight for a district championship (11/09/14)
Like many businesses across Kennett, the windows of The Gym-BKA Athletics are painted with words encouraging the high school football team. One window reads "Why not us?"
Kennett tops Charleston in overtime thriller (11/06/14)
Kennett's fast paced offense prevailed once again on Thursday night, as the eighth grade team battled back against a strong Charleston side to win 34-33 in overtime.
Kennett Indians football fight for a district championship (11/06/14)
Like many businesses across Kennett, the windows of The Gym-BKA Athletics are painted with words encouraging the high school football team. One window reads "Why not us?"
Kennett tops Charleston in overtime thriller (11/06/14)
Kennett's fast paced offense prevailed once again on Thursday night, as the eighth grade team battled back against a strong Charleston side to win 34-33 in overtime.
Holcomb falls to established Kennett program (11/04/14)
Kennett Middle School's girls basketball team traveled to Holcomb on Monday night, where both seventh and eighth grade teams won in convincing fashion.
Holcomb falls to established Kennett program (11/04/14)
Kennett Middle School's girls basketball team traveled to Holcomb on Monday night, where both seventh and eighth grade teams won in convincing fashion.
Kennett earns trip to district final (11/03/14)
For the second week in a row, the Kennett defied the odds. While hosting their first district tournament game in 28 years, the Indians delivered another stellar performance in a 37-6 victory over Fredericktown in the Class 3, District 1 tournament.
Kennett earns trip to district final (11/03/14)
For the second week in a row, the Kennett defied the odds. While hosting their first district tournament game in 28 years, the Indians delivered another stellar performance in a 37-6 victory over Fredericktown in the Class 3, District 1 tournament.
District tournament football returns to Kennett (10/27/14)
Now, 28 years later, a Class 3, District 1 tournament semifinal game will take place at Metz Cherry Stadium this Friday, after the Indians triumphed over Ste. Genevieve in a 42-36 victory on the Dragons' home turf. The win sets up an historic battle for the Indians, as they're now set to host a rematch against Fredericktown.
District tournament football returns to Kennett (10/27/14)
Now, 28 years later, a Class 3, District 1 tournament semifinal game will take place at Metz Cherry Stadium this Friday, after the Indians triumphed over Ste. Genevieve in a 42-36 victory on the Dragons' home turf. The win sets up an historic battle for the Indians, as they're now set to host a rematch against Fredericktown.
Prep Football Glance -- District Round 1 (10/23/14)
Chaffee at Valle Catholic Records: Chaffee 0-8; Valle Catholic 9-0 Series History: Valle Catholic leads 21-0 Last Meeting: 2011, Valle Catholic won 48-13 Last Week: Chaffee lost to Kelly 48-18; Valle Catholic defeated St. Pius X 47-9 Outlook: Chaffee is seeking history as they have never beaten Valle Catholic in 21 tries. ...
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...
Kennett prepare for Ste. Genevieve after decisive win in East Prairie (10/20/14)
Following a decisive victory over East Prairie Friday night, the Kennett Indians are now set to travel to Ste. Genevieve in round 1 of the Class 3 district tournament.
Kennett prepare for Ste. Genevieve after decisive win in East Prairie (10/20/14)
Following a decisive victory over East Prairie Friday night, the Kennett Indians are now set to travel to Ste. Genevieve in round 1 of the Class 3 district tournament.
East Prairie slips in district standings after loss to Kennett (10/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- With a chance to lock up the second seed in the Class 2, District 1 standings, the East Prairie Eagles couldn't muster that same second half magic against Kennett they've had so often this season. A dominant second quarter by junior quarterback Edward Wilson, who totaled six scores on the game, put the Indians on top by 30 points at the half as they rolled to a 56-20 turbo-clock win...
Football district tournament brackets released (10/19/14)
The Missouri High School Activities Association released district tournament brackets for high school football Saturday evening. The higher seeded team will host all district games. View brackets involving teams from the southeast Missouri region below:...
East Prairie slips in district standings after loss to Kennett (10/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- With a chance to lock up the second seed in the Class 2, District 1 standings, the East Prairie Eagles couldn't muster that same second half magic against Kennett they've had so often this season. A dominant second quarter by junior quarterback Edward Wilson, who totaled six scores on the game, put the Indians on top by 30 points at the half as they rolled to a 56-20 turbo-clock win...
Sikeston takes back SEMO Conference tournament crown (10/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com KENNETT -- The Sikeston volleyball team took back their SEMO Conference tournament crown Thursday after a straight-set win over Kennett 25-22, 25-22. This is Sikeston's sixth tournament championship in the last seven years after a hiatus from last year's championship...
Sikeston takes back SEMO Conference tournament crown (10/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com KENNETT -- The Sikeston volleyball team took back their SEMO Conference tournament crown Thursday after a straight-set win over Kennett 25-22, 25-22. This is Sikeston's sixth tournament championship in the last seven years after a hiatus from last year's championship...
2014 SEMO All-Conference team named (10/16/14)
Moments after the Sikeston Bulldogs were awarded the first place trophy in the SEMO Conference Tournament, officials announced the 2013 SEMO All-Conference volleyball team.
Sikeston tops Kennett for SEMO Conference Tournament title (10/16/14)
The Kennett Indians volleyball team brought home the SEMO Conference season championship, but lost a thrilling battle against Sikeston, falling just short of winning the Conference Tournament on their home court.
Prep Football Glance -- Week 9 (10/16/14)
Kelly at Chaffee Records: Kelly 3-5; Chaffee 0-7 Series History: First meeting Last Week: Kelly lost to Portageville 48-7; Chaffee lost to Jefferson 19-0 Outlook: After a two-game winning streak, Kelly has been outscored 108-25 in their last two games, both losses. ...
2014 SEMO All-Conference team named (10/16/14)
Moments after the Sikeston Bulldogs were awarded the first place trophy in the SEMO Conference Tournament, officials announced the 2013 SEMO All-Conference volleyball team.
Sikeston tops Kennett for SEMO Conference Tournament title (10/16/14)
The Kennett Indians volleyball team brought home the SEMO Conference season championship, but lost a thrilling battle against Sikeston, falling just short of winning the Conference Tournament on their home court.
Prep Football Glance -- Week 9 (10/16/14)
Kelly at Chaffee Records: Kelly 3-5; Chaffee 0-7 Series History: First meeting Last Week: Kelly lost to Portageville 48-7; Chaffee lost to Jefferson 19-0 Outlook: After a two-game winning streak, Kelly has been outscored 108-25 in their last two games, both losses. ...
SEMO Conference Tournament runs deep into the night (10/15/14)
It was on long night of volleyball inside the Kennett High School gym, as the Indians hosted the SEMO Conference Tournament.
SEMO Conference Tournament runs deep into the night (10/15/14)
It was on long night of volleyball inside the Kennett High School gym, as the Indians hosted the SEMO Conference Tournament.
On Senior Night, Kennett loses to Paragould (10/14/14)
While Friday marked Senior Night for the football team, Monday brought Senior Night to the Kennett High School volleyball team.
15-1: Kennett tennis team loses to John Burroughs, 5-0 (10/13/14)
The Kennett High School girls tennis season has come to an end, following a loss to John Burroughs High School on Saturday in the Class 1 State Tournament.
15-1: Kennett tennis team loses to John Burroughs, 5-0 (10/13/14)
The Kennett High School girls tennis season has come to an end, following a loss to John Burroughs High School on Saturday in the Class 1 State Tournament.
Malden towers over Kennet, 57-19 (10/11/14)
On Senior Night, the last home game of the season, the Kennett Indians knew they were entering Metz Cherry Stadium to face their biggest challenge yet: the Malden Green Wave. The northern Dunklin County side has towered over each of it's first seven opponents, and on Friday night Kennett was no exception.
PREP ROUNDUP: East Prairie blasts Jays; Portageville bests Kelly (10/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- The East Prairie Eagles earned just their seventh win in 76 attempts against Mississippi County rival Charleston by virtue of a 70-6 road win Friday night. East Prairie led 14-6 after a quarter and then blew the game open with 24 unanswered points in the second quarter to take a 38-6 halftime lead. The Eagles added 16 points in both the third and fourth quarters to win going away...
Malden towers over Kennet, 57-19 (10/11/14)
On Senior Night, the last home game of the season, the Kennett Indians knew they were entering Metz Cherry Stadium to face their biggest challenge yet: the Malden Green Wave. The northern Dunklin County side has towered over each of it's first seven opponents, and on Friday night Kennett was no exception.
Prep Football Glance -- Week 8 (10/09/14)
Jefferson at Chaffee Records: Chaffee 0-6; Jefferson 3-4 Series History: Chaffee leads 2-0 Last Meeting: 2013, Chaffee won 56-22 Last Week: Chaffee lost to Malden 68-6; Jefferson defeated Grandview 34-7 Outlook: Chaffee's offense continues to struggle, scoring only 32 points in six games so far this season. ...
Kennett wins Pink Game in dramatic fashion (10/06/14)
Taking one look inside the Kennett High School gymnasium on Monday, and it was easy to see that Indians fans were on hand for much more than a volleyball game.
Hilburn wins Class 1 district singles title (10/06/14)
Hadley Hilburn (top) poses proudly with her Class 1 district tournament championship certificate. On a cold Saturday morning, the team district champions traveled north for the individual district tournament, where enjoyed another successful day on the court...
Kennett wins Pink Game in dramatic fashion (10/06/14)
Taking one look inside the Kennett High School gymnasium on Monday, and it was easy to see that Indians fans were on hand for much more than a volleyball game.
High school roundup: Brogan Davis powers Central's swimming team at home invitational (10/04/14)
Central's Brogan Davis finished second in the 200 medley relay and the 100 butterfly while leading the Tigers to a second-place finish in the 200 medley relay Saturday at the Cape Rock Invitational.
PREP ROUNDUP: Malden crushes Chaffee for conference title, Charleston falls to Kennett (10/04/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- The Malden Green Wave scored 49 points in the first quarter and were quickly on their way to a SEMO South Conference title. Malden defeated Chaffee at home 68-8 continuing their undefeated season and wrapped up the conference title out-right...
PREP ROUNDUP: Malden crushes Chaffee for conference title, Charleston falls to Kennett (10/04/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com MALDEN -- The Malden Green Wave scored 49 points in the first quarter and were quickly on their way to a SEMO South Conference title. Malden defeated Chaffee at home 68-8 continuing their undefeated season and wrapped up the conference title out-right...
Kennett tops Charleston 47-6, but a big challenge awaits them (10/04/14)
On homecoming night, a crowd full of future and current alumnus gathered at Metz Cherry Stadium to watch Kennett defeat Charleston 47-6 . The win elevated the Indians to a 3-4 record, while Charleston fell to 0-7.
Kennett tops Charleston 47-6, but a big challenge awaits them (10/04/14)
On homecoming night, a crowd full of future and current alumnus gathered at Metz Cherry Stadium to watch Kennett defeat Charleston 47-6 . The win elevated the Indians to a 3-4 record, while Charleston fell to 0-7.
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Kennett beats Notre Dame for Class 1 Tennis District Championship (10/02/14)
The Kennett high school girls tennis team won their eighth consecutive district title on Wednesday, topping Notre Dame 5-2 in the 2014 Class 1 District Tournament.
Kennett beats Notre Dame for Class 1 Tennis District Championship (10/02/14)
The Kennett high school girls tennis team won their eighth consecutive district title on Wednesday, topping Notre Dame 5-2 in the 2014 Class 1 District Tournament.
High school roundup: Josey Powell wins back-to-back district titles (10/02/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
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High school roundup: Notre Dame tennis team reaches district final (10/01/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
High school roundup: Notre Dame tennis team reaches district final (10/01/14)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
Kennett high school tennis advances to district tournament final (09/30/14)
On Wednesday afternoon, the Kennett High School tennis team will compete for it's tenth district title.
Kennett high school tennis advances to district tournament final (09/30/14)
On Wednesday afternoon, the Kennett High School tennis team will compete for it's tenth district title.
September 30, 2014 Scoreboard (09/30/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Late touchdown helps Dexter secure 15th straight win against Kennett 35-34 (09/28/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats offense hasn't been shy about putting the ball in the air at a successful rate in 2014. Dexter standout quarterback Peyton Pollock entered Friday night's Week 6 contest against the Kennett Indians having completed 62 of the 119 passes he had thrown in the first half of the season...
Late touchdown helps Dexter secure 15th straight win against Kennett 35-34 (09/27/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats offense hasn't been shy about putting the ball in the air at a successful rate in 2014. Dexter standout quarterback Peyton Pollock entered Friday night's Week 6 contest against the Kennett Indians having completed 62 of the 119 passes he had thrown in the first half of the season...
Kennett lose to Dexter in heartbreaking fashion (09/27/14)
A sense of déjà vu swept Kennett Indians fans in Dexter Friday night. A disastrous second half was taking shape for the third game in a row, but the Indians found a way to charge towards 34-29 fourth quarter lead. However, Kennett lost in heartbreaking fashion, as the Bearcats snatched a 35-34 victory during the final minutes of the game.
Kennett lose to Dexter in heartbreaking fashion (09/27/14)
A sense of déjà vu swept Kennett Indians fans in Dexter Friday night. A disastrous second half was taking shape for the third game in a row, but the Indians found a way to charge towards 34-29 fourth quarter lead. However, Kennett lost in heartbreaking fashion, as the Bearcats snatched a 35-34 victory during the final minutes of the game.
Dexter holds on to 35-34 win over Hayti (09/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- With their 15th consecutive win against Kennett on the line late Friday night, the Dexter Bearcats looked like a team on the ropes. A two-score lead midway through the fourth quarter disappeared quickly when the Indians scored 22-unanswered points under two minutes to take their first lead of night...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston ties Anna-Jonesboro, Dexter sweeps Lady Bulldogs (09/26/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ANNA, Ill. -- Sam Cox and Audie Hay each found the back of the net during Sikeston's 2-2 tie against Anna-Jonesboro, Ill., Thursday. Overtime is not permitted in Illinois. Anna-Jonesboro, who's only losses on the season are to Perryville and Notre Dame, held a two-goal lead at halftime...
Dexter middle school football program sweeps Kennett (09/26/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats middle school football program collected a pair of victories against the visiting Kennett Indians Thursday night. The Dexter seventh grade protected a four-point halftime lead by holding Kennett scoreless in the second half on its way to a 30-12 win...
Dexter girls tennis team ends busy week on high note (09/26/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity girls tennis team finished its week on a high note with a 7-2 victory against Jackson Thursday. "We played well," Dexter coach Kurt Lovelady said. "We had a couple losses, but I thought it would be closer than what it was. Our singles went really well. I thought we played to our opponent's weakness and really capitalized on it. It was a good way to cap off a long week."...
Dexter middle school football program sweeps Kennett (09/26/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats middle school football program collected a pair of victories against the visiting Kennett Indians Thursday night. The Dexter seventh grade protected a four-point halftime lead by holding Kennett scoreless in the second half on its way to a 30-12 win...
Senior Day: Celebrating years of success in Kennett tennis (09/25/14)
On Thursday, five seniors took part in Kennett's final regular season tennis match ahead of next week's district tournament. Dubbed Senior Day, the girls won a varsity-only matchup against Jackson, improving to 12-0 on the season.
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Senior Day: Celebrating years of success in Kennett tennis (09/25/14)
On Thursday, five seniors took part in Kennett's final regular season tennis match ahead of next week's district tournament. Dubbed Senior Day, the girls won a varsity-only matchup against Jackson, improving to 12-0 on the season.
September 25, 2014 Scoreboard (09/25/14)
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Jackson volleyball team sweeps Kennett (09/23/14)
The Jackson volleyball team was feeling confident and communicating more than it had all season in its sweep over visiting Kennett on Monday. Jackson won the first set 25-13, but had trouble closing out the Indians in the final set before emerging with a 25-20 victory...
SCAA roundup: Bernie & Bloomfield baseball, Dexter tennis and volleyball results (09/23/14)
Note: A photo gallery of Monday's girls tennis match between Dexter and Kennett is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity girls tennis team played Kennett until after sunset but came up short in its quest to secure a team win in a match that lasted over three hours Monday...
Jackson vball (09/23/14)
The Jackson volleyball team was feeling confident and communicating more than it had all season in its sweep over visiting Kennett on Monday. Jackson won the first set 25-13, but had trouble closing out the Indians in the final set before emerging with a 25-20 victory...
SCAA roundup: Bernie & Bloomfield baseball, Dexter tennis and volleyball results (09/23/14)
Note: A photo gallery of Monday's girls tennis match between Dexter and Kennett is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity girls tennis team played Kennett until after sunset but came up short in its quest to secure a team win in a match that lasted over three hours Monday...
Kennett JV lose tight battle against Paragould (09/22/14)
Despite promising play on both sides of the ball, Kennett's junior varsity football team struggled to find the end zone as they hosted Paragould Monday evening.
Kennett JV lose tight battle against Paragould (09/22/14)
Despite promising play on both sides of the ball, Kennett's junior varsity football team struggled to find the end zone as they hosted Paragould Monday evening.
September 22, 2014 Scoreboard (09/22/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Kennett loses big to Green County Tech (09/20/14)
It was easy to sense the frustration from Kennett head coach Aaron Pixley. His Indians football team suffered it's third straight loss of the season at the hands of Green County Tech (GCT), to a score of 39-15. It's easily their biggest defeat of the season.
Kennett loses big to Green County Tech (09/20/14)
It was easy to sense the frustration from Kennett head coach Aaron Pixley. His Indians football team suffered it's third straight loss of the season at the hands of Green County Tech (GCT), to a score of 39-15. It's easily their biggest defeat of the season.
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)...
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Holcomb loses thriller against Kennett, tops Caruthersville (09/18/14)
Holcomb Hornets exhibited a strong defensive performance while hosting Kennett Tuesday afternoon.
Holcomb loses thriller against Kennett, tops Caruthersville (09/18/14)
Holcomb Hornets exhibited a strong defensive performance while hosting Kennett Tuesday afternoon.
Roles reversed at the 2014 Powder Puff Game (09/16/14)
The Powder Puff Game pits the juniors against the seniors, but there's a twist.
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...
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...
Briefly: Dexter claims first Dig for Life Classic volleyball title (all SCAA scores included) (09/14/14)
Dexter beat Park Hills Central 25-15, 25-13 in the gold bracket championship, Portageville defeated Poplar Bluff 25-21, 15-25, 25-23 in the silver bracket championship and Malden beat Clarkton 25-21, 25-19 in the bronze bracket championship of the 48-team Dig for Life Classic volleyball tournament Saturday night at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau...
Dig for Life Scores (09/14/14)
COMPLETE POOL PLAY RESULTS POOL A/B Dexter def. Twin Rivers 25-11, 25-10 Central (Park Hills) def. Cooter 25-7, 25-3 Holcomb split South Iron 25-17, 22-25 Dexter def. Central (Park Hills) 25-20, 25-21 Holcomb def. Twin Rivers 25-19, 25-24 South Iron def. Cooter 25-9, 25-22...
NMCC's offense blooms in first win 25-20 (09/13/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- It's been tough being a New Madrid County Central linemen recently. After three games and three losses the Eagles have struggled up front and hadn't held up enough to allow their playmakers to slash opposing defenses...
NMCC's offense blooms in first win 25-20 (09/13/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- It's been tough being a New Madrid County Central linemen recently. After three games and three losses the Eagles have struggled up front and hadn't held up enough to allow their playmakers to slash opposing defenses...
Kennett struggles, falls to New Madrid County Central 25-20 (09/13/14)
On a rainy night at New Madrid County Central (NMCC) high school, the Kennett Indians' offense squandered crucial scoring opportunities, while the defense surrendered devastating touchdowns.
Kennett struggles, falls to New Madrid County Central 25-20 (09/13/14)
On a rainy night at New Madrid County Central (NMCC) high school, the Kennett Indians' offense squandered crucial scoring opportunities, while the defense surrendered devastating touchdowns.
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Kennett pushes Portageville to the limit (09/11/14)
Those inside Kennett's high school gymnasium Thursday night were treated to a high level of volleyball competition as the Indians hosted Portageville.
Kennett pushes Portageville to the limit (09/11/14)
Those inside Kennett's high school gymnasium Thursday night were treated to a high level of volleyball competition as the Indians hosted Portageville.
Prep Football Glance -- Wee 4 matchups (09/11/14)
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Jackson volleyball team rolls past Central (09/10/14)
All high school scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
Notre Dame tennis team learns in loss to Kennett (09/09/14)
The Indians cruised to a 7-2 win over the Bulldogs on Tuesday at Notre Dame High School, winning the second meeting between the teams this season by an identical score.
Notre Dame tennis team learns in loss to Kennett (09/09/14)
The Indians cruised to a 7-2 win over the Bulldogs on Tuesday at Notre Dame High School, winning the second meeting between the teams this season by an identical score.
Kennett tops Scott City after loss to Poplar Bluff (09/09/14)
A day removed from a tough loss to Poplar Bluff, Kennett's high school volleyball team bounced back on Tuesday, beating Scott City in straight sets in both varsity and junior varsity play. Junior varsity won 25-18, 25-10, while varsity won 25-10 in both sets.
Kennett tops Scott City after loss to Poplar Bluff (09/09/14)
A day removed from a tough loss to Poplar Bluff, Kennett's high school volleyball team bounced back on Tuesday, beating Scott City in straight sets in both varsity and junior varsity play. Junior varsity won 25-18, 25-10, while varsity won 25-10 in both sets.
September 9, 2014 Scoreboard (09/09/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Host Red Devils clip Oran 2-1 in softball (09/09/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
Kennett JV tops Caruthersville (09/08/14)
Kennett's junior varsity football team exacted revenge on Caruthersville Monday night, winning 20-0 just days after the varsity side lost in dramatic fashion.
September 8, 2014 Scoreboard (09/08/14)
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Kennett JV tops Caruthersville (09/08/14)
Kennett's junior varsity football team exacted revenge on Caruthersville Monday night, winning 20-0 just days after the varsity side lost in dramatic fashion.
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...
Heartbreak for Kennett after 22-21 loss to Caruthersville (09/05/14)
Kennett had a golden opportunity to beat Caruthersville at Metz Cherry Stadium Friday night.
Heartbreak for Kennett after 22-21 loss to Caruthersville (09/05/14)
Kennett had a golden opportunity to beat Caruthersville at Metz Cherry Stadium Friday night.
September 5, 2014 Scoreboard (09/05/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Kennett enjoys strong showing at Sikeston Invitational (09/05/14)
Kennett's tennis team enjoyed a strong showing at the 2014 Sikeston Invitational tournament on Thursday.
High school roundup: Saxony Lutheran volleyball team falls to Sikeston (09/05/14)
All the local high school events were reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
PREP ROUNDUP: Notre Dame edges Portageville, Kelly takes down Naylor (09/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Despite an excellent pitching performance from junior Taylor Tiffany, Portageville fell to host Notre Dame 2-1 Tuesday in a extra innings. Portageville jumped out to an early lead with their only run of the day in the top of the first innings. They held their advantage until Notre Dame responded in the bottom of the sixth frame and the two teams played shutout ball until the bottom of the ninth...
September 3, 2014 Scoreboard (09/03/14)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Notre Dame edges Portageville, Kelly takes down Naylor (09/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Despite an excellent pitching performance from junior Taylor Tiffany, Portageville fell to host Notre Dame 2-1 Tuesday in a extra innings. Portageville jumped out to an early lead with their only run of the day in the top of the first innings. They held their advantage until Notre Dame responded in the bottom of the sixth frame and the two teams played shutout ball until the bottom of the ninth...
Dexter girls tennis suffers first loss at Kennett 9-0 (09/03/14)
KENNETT, Mo. - The Dexter varsity girls tennis team suffered its first loss of the season at unbeaten Kennett 9-0 Tuesday afternoon. Kennett's Kate Shetley beat Dexter's MaKayla Waldner 8-2 in the No. 1 singles match, Kennett's Hadley Hilburn beat Dexter's Mary Miller 8-1 in the No. ...
Dexter girls tennis suffers first loss at Kennett 9-0 (09/03/14)
KENNETT, Mo. - The Dexter varsity girls tennis team suffered its first loss of the season at unbeaten Kennett 9-0 Tuesday afternoon. Kennett's Kate Shetley beat Dexter's MaKayla Waldner 8-2 in the No. 1 singles match, Kennett's Hadley Hilburn beat Dexter's Mary Miller 8-1 in the No. ...
Kennett volleyball tops South Pemiscot (09/02/14)
South Pemiscot volleyball struggled to overcome another strong showing from Kennett. The Indians' junior varsity team won in three sets; 8-25, 25-17, and 25-13. Later, Kennett's varsity group would cruise through two sets, winning 25-10 and 25-13.
Kennett volleyball tops South Pemiscot (09/02/14)
South Pemiscot volleyball struggled to overcome another strong showing from Kennett. The Indians' junior varsity team won in three sets; 8-25, 25-17, and 25-13. Later, Kennett's varsity group would cruise through two sets, winning 25-10 and 25-13.
Kennett beats Dexter, improves to 3-0 (09/02/14)
The Kennett high school tennis team enjoyed another successful day on the court against Dexter.
Kennett beats Dexter, improves to 3-0 (09/02/14)
The Kennett high school tennis team enjoyed another successful day on the court against Dexter.
Kennett now 2-0, following big win over Confluence Prep (08/30/14)
The Kennett high school football team improved to a 2-0 record, after cruising past Confluence Prep Academy 47-6. Now, the Indians set their sights on a crucial matchup against a struggling team from Caruthersville.
Kennett now 2-0, following big win over Confluence Prep (08/30/14)
The Kennett high school football team improved to a 2-0 record, after cruising past Confluence Prep Academy 47-6. Now, the Indians set their sights on a crucial matchup against a struggling team from Caruthersville.
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...
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.
High school roundup: Central softball team tops Perryville (08/28/14)
All the local high school events reported Wednesday to the Southeast Missourian.
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...
Bernie defeats Sikeston in straight sets, Dexter takes down Kennett (08/27/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Bernie-Sikeston game is available at this link View Photos Here BERNIE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules varsity volleyball program survived a slow start and put together an electric finish in a 25-23, 25-14 victory against Sikeston Tuesday night...
August 27, 2014 Scoreboard (08/27/14)
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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...
Bernie defeats Sikeston in straight sets, Dexter takes down Kennett (08/27/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Bernie-Sikeston game is available at this link View Photos Here BERNIE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules varsity volleyball program survived a slow start and put together an electric finish in a 25-23, 25-14 victory against Sikeston Tuesday night...
Kennett HS volleyball overpowered by Dexter's attack (08/26/14)
The season opener for Kennett's high school volleyball team proved to be a tough one. They dropped every set across junior varsity and varsity; all to a very strong team from Dexter.
August 26, 2014 Scoreboard (08/26/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Kennett HS volleyball overpowered by Dexter's attack (08/26/14)
The season opener for Kennett's high school volleyball team proved to be a tough one. They dropped every set across junior varsity and varsity; all to a very strong team from Dexter.
High school roundup: Panthers rise to top of Woodland Invitational pool (08/26/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
August 25, 2014 Scoreboard (08/25/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Kennett varsity tennis starts off strong over Notre Dame (08/25/14)
Players and spectators at the Kennett High School tennis courts endured temperatures approaching 95 degrees ahead of Monday's game time.
Kennett varsity tennis starts off strong over Notre Dame (08/25/14)
Players and spectators at the Kennett High School tennis courts endured temperatures approaching 95 degrees ahead of Monday's game time.
Kennett topples Fredericktown in season opener (08/23/14)
The KHS football team couldn't have asked for a better start following a 32-19 win against Fredericktown at Metz Cherry Stadium. Dangerously high temperatures forced officials to push game time back one hour. Even then, the effects of the heat took its toll on players throughout the game...
Kennett football team topples Fredericktown in season opener (08/23/14)
The KHS football team couldn't have asked for a better start following a 32-19 win against Fredericktown at Metz Cherry Stadium. Dangerously high temperatures forced officials to push game time back one hour. Even then, the effects of the heat took its toll on players throughout the game...
Kennett vs Fredericktown game time moved back 1 hour (08/22/14)
As officials cite concerns over high temperatures at the previously scheduled kick off time, Friday night's football game at Metz Cherry Stadium will start one hour later. Kennett High School's Athletic Director Laura Ort says Kennett's Week 1 face-off against Fredericktown is now scheduled for 8 p.m. Friday evening. Ort says the event will feature a performance from little twirlers at 7:45 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...
Kennett HS football and tennis beat the heat, days before season openers (08/19/14)
As of 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, temperatures rose to the low 90s in Kennett. Add the weight of humidity in the air and it felt like 101 degrees.
2014 High School Volleyball Schedules (08/16/14)
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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...
After jamboree, Kennett football work to build consistency (08/15/14)
One night removed from the Gatorade Game, football returned to Metz Cherry Stadium Friday night for a jamboree featuring Kennett, Dexter, East Prairie and New Madrid County Central. The event gives players a brief glimpse of competitive action against upcoming district opponents...
After jamboree, Kennett football work to build consistency (08/15/14)
One night removed from the Gatorade Game, football returned to Metz Cherry Stadium Friday night for a jamboree featuring Kennett, Dexter, East Prairie and New Madrid County Central. The event gives players a brief glimpse of competitive action against upcoming district opponents...
Bearcats ready to make noise entering 2014 season (08/15/14)
The Dexter Bearcats varsity football program enters the 2014 season under second-year head coach Justin Peden with an ample supply of players who received playing time last season. The 2014 Dexter roster is composed of 16 seniors, 12 juniors, seven sophomores and 11 freshmen...
Kennett athletics on display at the Gatorade Game (08/14/14)
KENNETT, Mo. - Hours after students finished their first day at school on Thursday, the community in Kennett came together at Metz Cherry Stadium for the annual Bill Martin Gatorade Game, sponsored by the Kennett Rotary club. Admission cost just one bottle of Gatorade. For the price, fans got their first chance to come together to meet all of athletes that will carry Kennett's athletic program through the fall...
Kennett athletics on display at the Gatorade Game (08/14/14)
KENNETT, Mo. - Hours after students finished their first day at school on Thursday, the community in Kennett came together at Metz Cherry Stadium for the annual Bill Martin Gatorade Game, sponsored by the Kennett Rotary club. Admission cost just one bottle of Gatorade. For the price, fans got their first chance to come together to meet all of athletes that will carry Kennett's athletic program through the fall...
Kennett football team bulks up following years of weakness (08/11/14)
"There's really not much of a difference from 2-8 to 1-9." Looking back at his first year as the head coach of Kennett High School's football team, Aaron Pixley knows there is a lot of room for improvement. Such was the case when he was hired on to lead the program in 2013...
KHS Football bulks up, following years of weakness (08/11/14)
"There's really not much of a difference from 2 and 8 to 1 and 9." Looking back at his first year as the Head Coach of Kennett's High School football team, Aaron Pixley knows there is a lot of room for improvement. Such was the case when he was hired on to lead the program in 2013...
KHS Volleyball eyes strong start (08/09/14)
For KHS Volleyball Head Coach Kristy Green, another successful season could depend on the foundation she's help build during her eight years in the program, coupled with an effort to bring students from all sports together in the weight room. Like many teams in the area, full practices began on Monday, more than three weeks before the Indians' first game against Dexter on August 26. But thanks to some hard work by most of the girls over the summer, there isn't a lot of catching up to do...
KHS tennis start path towards potential milestone (08/06/14)
You've seen it time and again at sports programs far and wide: A team enjoys months or years of success, only to become complacent later on and suddenly fall from grace. It's a problem that Kennett High School Tennis Coach Janet Hilburn is working to avoid, as she and her players try to reach a milestone for the program...
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 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. ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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, 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...
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...
Standard Democrat Baseball Player of the Year: Doug Still (07/05/14)
Still made the most out of his senior year leading the Sikeston Bulldogs with a 3-4 pitching record, 70 strikeouts and a .391 batting average
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...
Tensions mount between Sikeston, Cape Central during first day of Contact Camp (06/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The tension built several plays before. Sikeston's offense was just held scoreless and now it's defense was trying to do the same against Cape Central. But the Tigers were marching. One play was stuffed with a hard tackle by a Sikeston defender up the middle. The very next play went for 15 yards and ended when Cape Central's Kwaychon Chism was brought down hard close to the sideline...
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...
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. ...