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Semoball Awards finalists demonstrated the good in sports (07/03/15)
Five area players are finalists for the Sportsmanship Award.
Semoball Awards finalists demonstrated the good in sports (07/03/15)
Five area players are finalists for the Sportsmanship Award.
Football contact camp gets started at SEMO (06/26/15)
The three-day high school football contact camp got underway Thursday at the football practice field on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau.
Kennett football takes on nearby teams at SEMO camp (06/26/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Hunderds of football players crowded the Southeast Missouri State University Campus in blistering heat, all for the first half of a two-day full-contact summer camp.
Kennett football takes on nearby teams at SEMO camp (06/26/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Hunderds of football players crowded the Southeast Missouri State University Campus in blistering heat, all for the first half of a two-day full-contact summer camp.
Athletes fill Indian Park for MLB, college tryouts (06/25/15)
KENNETT - The high school baseball field at Indian Park was full of athletes from all over the area. Each player bared relentless heat, all with hopes of catching the eye of an MLB or college scout.
State Champion Lady Tribe gathers one last time to celebrate success (06/23/15)
KENNETT - The 2015 Class 1 Spring State Softball Champions gathered for one last time inside the Family Life Center at First Baptist Church in Kennett. The banquet honored the Lady Indians team and their long list of achievements, which all culminated in their second consecutive state title.
Six SCAA baseball players selected all-state (complete team included) (06/23/15)
A slew of baseball players from the southeast Missouri region were selected to the 2015 Missouri Baseball Coaches Association all-state baseball team. Four players for the Class 1 state champion Bell City Cubs were selected all-state. Bell City sophomore pitcher Austin Hicks and sophomore catcher Bobby Wright were selected first-team all-state. ...
Schedule set for Bleacher Bum Invitational baseball tournament (06/17/15)
The stage is set for the highly anticipated Dinger Bat Bleacher Bum Invitational. The 12-team wooden bat baseball tournament is slated to take place Friday and Saturday at Hillhouse Park in Charleston and Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau...
Vaughan teaches fundamentals at Indians Boys and Girls Youth Basketball Camp (06/15/15)
Kennett's high school athletic director and boys basketball coach Jim Vaughan has a simple anecdote which he uses to emphasize the importance of fundamentals for players of all ages.
Vaughan teaches fundamentals at Indians Boys and Girls Youth Basketball Camp (06/15/15)
Kennett's high school athletic director and boys basketball coach Jim Vaughan has a simple anecdote which he uses to emphasize the importance of fundamentals for players of all ages.
Last group of 2015 Semoball Awards finalists revealed (06/13/15)
The sitting and the waiting. That was the most difficult part for recently graduated high school athletes Tyler Slinkard and Trevor Morehead.
Rib City varsity volleyball playday takes place Monday at Dexter (06/13/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Rib City varsity volleyball playday takes place Monday in Dexter. 30 teams are slated to compete at the event. The tournament is divided into two sessions. The first session features preliminary play from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Bracket play begins at 3:30 p.m. and runs until about 8 p.m...
Kennett football eyes growth through summer workouts (06/12/15)
The Kennett Indians football team was hard at work Thursday afternoon on it's third day of full-contact training. Offensive players were going through plays with assistant coach Lance Penn, while the rest of the team prepped with the rest of the coaching staff inside the Indians' weight room.
Kennett football eyes growth through summer workouts (06/12/15)
The Kennett Indians football team was hard at work Thursday afternoon on it's third day of full-contact training. Offensive players were going through plays with assistant coach Lance Penn, while the rest of the team prepped with the rest of the coaching staff inside the Indians' weight room.
Rib City Shootout concludes today at Dexter (06/12/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The two-day Rib City girls basketball shootout concludes today at Dexter. The Dexter varsity plays a preliminary game Friday at 9:15 a.m. against Ste. Genevieve before its begins bracket-play at 12:15 p.m. against Kennett. The Dexter varsity plays all of its games Friday on court 2 at the Bearcat Event Center...
Spencer Hoffman resigns from Senath-Hornersville girls coaching job (06/11/15)
Weeks after being announced as Senath-Hornersville High School girls basketball coach, Spencer Hoffman has resigned, opting instead to accept a position at Riverside school district in Lake City, Ar.
Kevin McCaig steps down from successful role as Kennett softball coach (06/10/15)
Kevin McCaig has resigned from his position as Kennett's high school softball coach after two straight Spring state championships. The resignation leaves Kennett searching to fill the top spot in one of the area's most successful softball programs.
Kevin McCaig steps down from successful role as Kennett softball coach (06/10/15)
Kevin McCaig has resigned from his position as Kennett's high school softball coach after two straight Spring state championships. The resignation leaves Kennett searching to fill the top spot in one of the area's most successful softball programs.
High school honors (06/10/15)
First team Devin Trammell, Bernie Dawson Mayo, Advance Austin Hicks, Bell City Brock Beacham, Bernie Noah Vandiver, Bloomfield Chris Duncan, Puxico Landon Johnson, Woodland Garret Reynolds, Woodland Matt Vernon, Bernie Honorable mention Cole Nichols, Bell City...
Kate Shetley leads tennis clinic in quest for Girl Scouts' highest honor (06/09/15)
KENNETT - For the second week in a row, more than a dozen little athletes aged 5-8-years-old were back on Kennett's high school tennis court for a second four day clinic. This time, the clinic provided an opportunity for a recent graduate to give back to the community from which she's gained so much.
Kennett volleyball's summer season continues in Malden (06/08/15)
MALDEN - June is a crucial month for coaches and athletes across the country. For successful teams, it's an opportunity to keep their momentum moving forward while struggling teams look to rebuild for the season ahead.
Kennett players named to Coaches All State softball team (06/08/15)
Four Kennett players earned spots on the 2015 Spring Coaches All-State team.
Kennett players named to Coaches All State softball team (06/08/15)
Four Kennett players earned spots on the 2015 Spring Coaches All-State team.
Kennett volleyball's summer season continues in Malden (06/08/15)
MALDEN - June is a crucial month for coaches and athletes across the country. For successful teams, it's an opportunity to keep their momentum moving forward while struggling teams look to rebuild for the season ahead.
Weight training comes first for Kennett football (06/08/15)
KENNETT - On Monday, members of Kennett's high school football team were given practice jerseys, helmets and pads ahead of full-contact training. First, they had to complete another day of work in the weight room.
All-region softball team announced (06/08/15)
As state champions, Kennett claims several spots in the 2015 all-region softball team.
Young tennis players invited to Kate Shetley's junior clinic (06/08/15)
Just a week after Janet Hilburn's Kennett Junior Tennis Clinic, some young athletes can return to Kennett's High School tennis court to hone their skills even more.
Young tennis players invited to Kate Shetley's junior clinic (06/08/15)
Just a week after Janet Hilburn's Kennett Junior Tennis Clinic, some young athletes can return to Kennett's High School tennis court to hone their skills even more.
As Kennett's new athletic director, Jim Vaughan expands his role (06/05/15)
On the last day of Kennett High School's 2014-2015 school year, Indians basketball coach Jim Vaughan sat down with outgoing athletic director Laura Ort to learn tricks of the trade. Ort was leaving to take on the district AD role at New Madrid County Central, while Vaughan was set to expand his role by filling the void left by Ort.
As Kennett's new athletic director, Jim Vaughan expands his role (06/05/15)
On the last day of Kennett High School's 2014-2015 school year, Indians basketball coach Jim Vaughan sat down with outgoing athletic director Laura Ort to learn tricks of the trade. Ort was leaving to take on the district AD role at New Madrid County Central, while Vaughan was set to expand his role by filling the void left by Ort.
Kennett tennis clinic, basketball camp touts growth of local athletic programs (06/04/15)
KENNETT - The Kennett High School campus kept buzzing on Thursday, as athletes were competing and practicing at tennis and girls basketball camps. Outside, athletes of all ages were honing their skills at the Indian Junior Tennis Clinic, while the girls high school basketball team hosted the final day of camp.
Kennett tennis clinic, basketball camp touts growth of local athletic programs (06/04/15)
KENNETT - The Kennett High School campus kept buzzing on Thursday, as athletes were competing and practicing at tennis and girls basketball camps. Outside, athletes of all ages were honing their skills at the Indian Junior Tennis Clinic, while the girls high school basketball team hosted the final day of camp.
Indians drop two to Cape Jr. Legion team (06/02/15)
KENNETT - Kennett High School's summer baseball team dropped two games to the powerful Cape Jr. Legion team on Monday. The Indians fell 13-3 in the first game before a 7-3 loss in the nightcap. In each game, it was one crucial inning that provided the downfall for the Indians.
Kennett High School hosts tennis, girls basketball camps (06/01/15)
The Kennett High School campus was buzzing with athletes of all ages and from all over the area, as both tennis and girls basketball camps kicked off Monday morning.
Kennett High School hosts tennis, girls basketball camps (06/01/15)
The Kennett High School campus was buzzing with athletes of all ages and from all over the area, as both tennis and girls basketball camps kicked off Monday morning.
Spencer Hoffman named Senath-Hornersville girls basketball coach (05/31/15)
A big name in local athletics is returning to coaching to the bootheel to coach at the varsity level. Spencer Hoffman has been named the new girls basketball head coach at Senath-Hornersville High School. "We are excited to have him as part of our staff," said Senath-Hornersville superintendent Chad Morgan after confirming reports of their latest hire. "Very positive person and coach."...
Kamryn Nelson competes in Jefferson City for state track and field competition (05/29/15)
On Friday, Kamryn Nelson finished her season as one of the top 16 high jumpers in the state of Missouri. Nelson and Kennett High School head coach traveled to Jefferson City to take part in the state track and field tournament following a successful run through districts and sectionals.
Kamryn Nelson to represent Kennett at state high jump competition (05/28/15)
Right now, Kennett's Kamryn Nelson is among the top 16 high jumpers in the state of Missouri. On Friday, she'll travel Jefferson City to put her high jump skills to the test on the state's grandest stage. Nelson will be Kennett's only track and field athlete to compete at Missouri's highest level on Saturday, May 29...
Kennett leads Class 1, District 2 All-District softball team (05/27/15)
The state champion Kennett Lady Indians made the bulk of the Class 1, District 2 All-District team this year, while players from Senath-Hornersville and Campbell stood out enough to find spots on the team. Kennett's senior middle infield duo of Logan Vaugan and Jacky Lockhert lead the infield, while junior Sydney Patton was named to first base with freshman Kayton Harris at third. Senath-Hornersville shortstop Maggie Crossno was also named as all-district infielder...
Kennett leads Class 1, District 2 All-District softball team (05/27/15)
The state champion Kennett Lady Indians made the bulk of the Class 1, District 2 All-District team this year, while players from Senath-Hornersville and Campbell stood out enough to find spots on the team. Kennett's senior middle infield duo of Logan Vaugan and Jacky Lockhert lead the infield, while junior Sydney Patton was named to first base with freshman Kayton Harris at third. Senath-Hornersville shortstop Maggie Crossno was also named as all-district infielder...
STATE CHAMPIONS: Kennett seals repeat with win over West County (05/23/15)
POPLAR BLUFF - The Kennett Lady Indians softball team successfully defended their 2014 state championship Saturday, taking down West County 7-1 to claim their second straight Class 1 title.
STATE CHAMPIONS: Kennett seals repeat with win over West County (05/23/15)
POPLAR BLUFF - The Kennett Lady Indians softball team successfully defended their 2014 state championship Saturday, taking down West County 7-1 to claim their second straight Class 1 title.
Kennett cruises to second straight state final (05/22/15)
POPLAR BLUFF - The Kennett Lady Indians are on to their second straight state final, following a convincing 11-1 win over Crest Ridge in just 5 innings of play at Three Rivers College.
Kennett cruises to second straight state final (05/22/15)
POPLAR BLUFF - The Kennett Lady Indians are on to their second straight state final, following a convincing 11-1 win over Crest Ridge in just 5 innings of play at Three Rivers College.
High school roundup: Advance's Whitson finishes second at Class 1 golf tournament (05/20/15)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Advance's Whitson finishes second at Class 1 golf tournament (05/20/15)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
May 19, 2015 Scoreboard (05/19/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Kennett's season ends with 12-2 loss to Notre Dame (05/19/15)
DONIPHAN - The Kennett Indians' baseball season ended on Tuesday in the Class 4, District 1 tournament semifinals. They were forced to watch a five game winning streak crumble in a 12-2 loss against first place Notre Dame.
Kennett's season ends with 12-2 loss to Notre Dame (05/19/15)
DONIPHAN - The Kennett Indians' baseball season ended on Tuesday in the Class 4, District 1 tournament semifinals. They were forced to watch a five game winning streak crumble in a 12-2 loss against first place Notre Dame.
District baseball: Kennett, Senath-Hornersville advance as Holcomb, Campbell fall in Class 2 (05/18/15)
A long hot day of baseball saw Kennett and Senath-Hornersville advance in their respective district tournaments. Meanwhile Holcomb and Campbell saw their seasons come to an end in the Class 2, District 1 tournament in Bernie.
District baseball: Kennett, Senath-Hornersville advance as Holcomb, Campbell fall in Class 2 (05/18/15)
A long hot day of baseball saw Kennett and Senath-Hornersville advance in their respective district tournaments. Meanwhile Holcomb and Campbell saw their seasons come to an end in the Class 2, District 1 tournament in Bernie.
May 18, 2015 Scoreboard (05/18/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Rain postpones Class 1-4 district tournaments (05/16/15)
Due to a large round of rain across southeast Missouri, local Class 1-4, District 1 baseball tournaments have all been rescheduled for Monday, May 18. The Class 1, District 1 tournament will begin at 4 p.m. in Gideon with Southland taking on Delta. Games will resume on Tuesday, May 19...
At final home game, KHS baseball honors 7 seniors (05/16/15)
KENNETT - Just before players took the field for Kennett's final home game against South Pemiscot on Wednesday, Indians head coach stood before a large group of fans to honor a group of seniors that have seen it all.
At final home game, KHS baseball honors 7 seniors (05/16/15)
KENNETT - Just before players took the field for Kennett's final home game against South Pemiscot on Wednesday, Indians head coach stood before a large group of fans to honor a group of seniors that have seen it all.
Crawford caps season with strong run at Sikeston sectionals (05/16/15)
Chris Crawford represented Kennett in the sectional tournament in Sikeston this week, capping a strong season for himself and his Indians team. A marker noted Crawford's strong performance throughout the day. Despite struggling at teams, Crawford's a positive attitude never wavered as he completed his round to finish his season...
Scott City softball team falls to Kennett in Class 1 quarterfinal (05/15/15)
KENNETT, Mo. -- After tying the game at 1-1 in the top of the fifth inning, Scott City had the defending Class 1 softball state champions right where it wanted them. However, it didn't take long for Kennett to respond. The Indians erupted for five runs in the bottom of the inning and added three more in the sixth to come away with a 9-1 victory in a state quarterfinal Thursday at Indian Park...
Kennett takes down Oran 14-2 in regular season finale (05/15/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- With a chance to get one last game in before districts this weekend, the Oran Eagles didn't get any favors from visiting Kennett on Thursday. Scoring a combined 11 runs in the final three innings, the Indians won 14-2 in six innings via the mercy rule...
Kennett takes down Oran 14-2 in regular season finale (05/15/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- With a chance to get one last game in before districts this weekend, the Oran Eagles didn't get any favors from visiting Kennett on Thursday. Scoring a combined 11 runs in the final three innings, the Indians won 14-2 in six innings via the mercy rule...
High school roundup: Notre Dame baseball blanks Raiders in regular-season finale (05/15/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
Scott City softball team falls to Kennett in Class 1 quarterfinal (05/15/15)
KENNETT, Mo. -- After tying the game at 1-1 in the top of the fifth inning, Scott City had the defending Class 1 softball state champions right where it wanted them. However, it didn't take long for Kennett to respond. The Indians erupted for five runs in the bottom of the inning and added three more in the sixth to come away with a 9-1 victory in a state quarterfinal Thursday at Indian Park...
High school roundup: Notre Dame baseball blanks Raiders in regular-season finale (05/15/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
Kennett advances to second straight Class 1 final four (05/14/15)
KENNETT - The Kennett Lady Indians advanced to their second straight Class 1 state final four on Thursday, as they continue their quest to defend their state title. The game was tight in the early innings, but some familiar faces helped Kennett top Scott City 9-1 on their home field.
Kennett advances to second straight Class 1 final four (05/14/15)
KENNETT - The Kennett Lady Indians advanced to their second straight Class 1 state final four on Thursday, as they continue their quest to defend their state title. The game was tight in the early innings, but some familiar faces helped Kennett top Scott City 9-1 on their home field.
May 14, 2015 Scoreboard (05/14/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Scott City, Kennett softball teams set to square off in today's state quarterfinal (05/14/15)
The Scott City softball team's five-game winning streak is its best stretch all season, and coach Lance Amick believes his team has saved its best softball for the postseason. The Class 1 District 4 champion Rams knocked off host Malden 11-6 in a state sectional Tuesday, a game in which Scott City scored nine unanswered runs to pull away with the victory...
Scott City softball team reaches Class 1 quarterfinals with 11-6 win over Malden (05/13/15)
MALDEN, Mo. -- After giving up five runs and falling behind in the top of the third inning, the Scott City softball team returned to its dugout and did the only thing it could do. They just moved on.
Lady Indians top NMCC in state sectional 10-3 after early struggle (05/12/15)
NEW MADRID, Mo. - The Class 1 state softball tournament is set to return to Indian Park, after Kennett topped New Madrid County Central 10-3 despite struggling at the plate early on. After Tuesday's win, the Lady Indians are now set to host Scott City on Thursday.
Landon Vaughan signs with Three Rivers (05/12/15)
Kennett senior Landon Vaughan signed his letter of intent to play baseball at Three Rivers College, just before capping off the strongest season of his high school career.
Hilburn leads Kennett past Senath-Hornersville, 2-1 (05/12/15)
KENNETT, Mo. - The Kennett Indians got a away with a thrilling win over local rivals Senath-Hornersville on Tuesday. Less than a week after throwing a no-hitter against Nettleton, starting pitcher Bud Hilburn helped himself with a home run early on, before he drove in the winning run with a walk-off single in the seventh...
Landon Vaughan signs with Three Rivers (05/12/15)
Kennett senior Landon Vaughan signed his letter of intent to play baseball at Three Rivers College, just before capping off the strongest season of his high school career.
Lady Indians top NMCC in state sectional 10-3 after early struggle (05/12/15)
NEW MADRID, Mo. - The Class 1 state softball tournament is set to return to Indian Park, after Kennett topped New Madrid County Central 10-3 despite struggling at the plate early on. After Tuesday's win, the Lady Indians are now set to host Scott City on Thursday.
Hilburn leads Kennett past Senath-Hornersville, 2-1 (05/12/15)
KENNETT, Mo. - The Kennett Indians got a away with a thrilling win over local rivals Senath-Hornersville on Tuesday. Less than a week after throwing a no-hitter against Nettleton, starting pitcher Bud Hilburn helped himself with a home run early on, before he drove in the winning run with a walk-off single in the seventh...
May 12, 2015 Scoreboard (05/12/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Seniors honored at Kennett Booster Club Banquet (05/11/15)
Emotions were high on Friday evening, as the Kennett Country Club played host to the 21st annual Kennett Booster Club Senior Banquet.
Bud Hilburn throws no-hitter against Nettleton (05/07/15)
KENNETT, Mo - Bud Hilburn shut down Nettleton with a five inning no-hitter as Kennett won 11-1 Thursday afternoon. The perfomance is all part of a spectacular week of accomplishments for Kennett athletics.
Kennett claims second straight Class 1, District 2 softball championship (05/06/15)
In a rematch of last year's district final, the Kennett Lady Indians powered past Senath-Hornersville for their second straight Class 1, District 2 district title. The 16-1 victory allowed Kennett to continue their quest for a second straight state title.
Kennett claims second straight Class 1, District 2 softball championship (05/06/15)
In a rematch of last year's district final, the Kennett Lady Indians powered past Senath-Hornersville for their second straight Class 1, District 2 district title. The 16-1 victory allowed Kennett to continue their quest for a second straight state title.
May 6, 2015 Scoreboard (05/06/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Vaughan named Bootheel Conference Player of the Year (05/06/15)
Kennett senior Logan Vaughan has been named 2015 Bootheel Conference Player of the Year. Vaughan is among five Kennett players named to the all-conference team, while four members of season and tournament champions Portageville made the top list. The Lady Bulldogs got more representation by their head coach, Ashlie Patton, who was named Coach of the Year...
Vaughan named Bootheel Conference Player of the Year (05/06/15)
Kennett senior Logan Vaughan has been named 2015 Bootheel Conference Player of the Year. Vaughan is among five Kennett players named to the all-conference team, while four members of season and tournament champions Portageville made the top list. The Lady Bulldogs got more representation by their head coach, Ashlie Patton, who was named Coach of the Year...
Kennett, Senath-Hornersville set to meet in district tournament championship repeat (05/05/15)
KENNETT, Mo. - The Class 1, District 2 softball tournament is now set to be a repeat of last year, with Senath-Hornersville and Kennett advancing to the final. The Lady Indians beat Holcomb 10-0 in six innings, before the Lady Lions battled back to win a thriller against Southland.
Kennett, Senath-Hornersville set to meet in district tournament championship repeat (05/05/15)
KENNETT, Mo. - The Class 1, District 2 softball tournament is now set to be a repeat of last year, with Senath-Hornersville and Kennett advancing to the final. The Lady Indians beat Holcomb 10-0 in six innings, before the Lady Lions battled back to win a thriller against Southland.
May 5, 2015 Scoreboard (05/05/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
District golf roundup: Advance boys golf team clams Class 1 District 1 crown (05/05/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Monday.
Kennett goes winless in SEMO Conference Tournament (05/04/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - On a day that began and ended with a fair amount of drama, the Kennett Indians were forced to exit the SEMO Conference Tournament without a win. They started the day with an 8-2 loss to Cape Central before falling to Dexter 6-5 after a walk-off base hit.
Holcomb, Senath-Hornersville, Southland advance to district semifinals (05/04/15)
KENNETT, Mo. - The stage is set for the Class 1, District 2 semifinals after Holcomb(4), Senath-Hornersville(2), and Southland(3) advanced on Monday.
Kennett goes winless in SEMO Conference Tournament (05/04/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - On a day that began and ended with a fair amount of drama, the Kennett Indians were forced to exit the SEMO Conference Tournament without a win. They started the day with an 8-2 loss to Cape Central before falling to Dexter 6-5 after a walk-off base hit.
May 4, 2015 Scoreboard (05/04/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Notre Dame, Poplar Bluff baseball teams set to meet in SEMO Conference tourney final (05/03/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
High school roundup: Notre Dame, Poplar Bluff baseball teams set to meet in SEMO Conference tourney final (05/03/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
High school roundup: Chaffee baseball team nips East Prairie (05/03/15)
The Chaffee baseball team scored in walk-off style on Friday, pushing across the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning for a 2-1 conference victory over visiting East Prairie. Lane Henson hit a double among his three hits and had an RBI. Austin Copeland went the distance on the mound for Chaffee (11-10, 3-2 Scott-Mississippi Conference). He allowed one earned run and recorded five strikeouts...
Kennett falls to Notre Dame in SEMO Conference Touranement opener, 8-3 (05/01/15)
On Friday, the Kennett Indians were forced to set their sights on the consolation bracket after losing 6-3 to 1st place Notre Dame in the opening round of the SEMO Conference Tournament.
Kennett falls to Notre Dame in SEMO Conference Touranement opener, 8-3 (05/01/15)
On Friday, the Kennett Indians were forced to set their sights on the consolation bracket after losing 6-3 to 1st place Notre Dame in the opening round of the SEMO Conference Tournament.
May 1, 2015 Scoreboard (05/01/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
After loss to Cape Central, Kennett gets big win ahead of conference tournament (04/30/15)
It's late in the week for the Kennett Indians baseball team, but in many ways it's only just begun. The Indians lost a home game on Wednesday, but a big win on Thursday gave them some much-needed momentum as they travel to Notre Dame for the first game of the SEMO Conference Tournament.
After loss to Cape Central, Kennett gets big win ahead of conference tournament (04/30/15)
It's late in the week for the Kennett Indians baseball team, but in many ways it's only just begun. The Indians lost a home game on Wednesday, but a big win on Thursday gave them some much-needed momentum as they travel to Notre Dame for the first game of the SEMO Conference Tournament.
April 30, 2015 Scoreboard (04/30/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Lynn, Central baseball team blank Kennett (04/30/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
Portageville tops Kennett for Bootheel Conference Tournament title (04/28/15)
HOLCOMB, Mo. -- The Kennett Lady Indians simply couldn't find a way past their biggest local rival on Tuesday night, as they lost 5-0 to Portageville in a battle for the Bootheel Conference Tournament final.
Portageville tops Kennett for Bootheel Conference Tournament title (04/28/15)
HOLCOMB, Mo. -- The Kennett Lady Indians simply couldn't find a way past their biggest local rival on Tuesday night, as they lost 5-0 to Portageville in a battle for the Bootheel Conference Tournament final.
Central's Kobe Franklin takes top spot at SEMO Conference golf tournament (04/28/15)
It was a familiar situation for Franklin, who had lost a three-stroke lead over the final five holes in a previous high school tournament.
Wheeler's late push falls short in bid for SEMO Conference championship (04/28/15)
Wheeler was two strokes behind with two holes to play and found himself in position to shave off another stroke while chasing down the day's leader, Cape Central's Kobe Franklin. But one swing of the club changed everything.
BCT: Kennett, Senath-Hornersville advance to semifinals (04/27/15)
Kennett and Senath-Hornersville are both set to compete in Holcomb on Tuesday for the semifinals of the Bootheel Conference softball tournament.
BCT: Kennett, Senath-Hornersville advance to semifinals (04/27/15)
Kennett and Senath-Hornersville are both set to compete in Holcomb on Tuesday for the semifinals of the Bootheel Conference softball tournament.
April 27, 2015 Scoreboard (04/27/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
East Prairie boys, Hayti girls win annual Hinshaw Invitational (04/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- For the second time in its five-year existence, the East Prairie boys track team won its prized home meet. The Eagles racked up 157.5 points to take top honors during the 5th Annual Eva G. Hinshaw Memorial Thursday at East Prairie High School. Kelly came in second with 101 points while Charleston finished third with 88 during the 11-team meet...
High school roundup: Advance girls softball team falls in title game of conference tourney (04/24/15)
Sophomore Kayli Tanner belted a home run and drove in two runs to lead the second-seeded Bernie softball team to an 8-4 victory in nine innings over top-seeded Advance in the championship game of the Stoddard County Activities Association Conference Tournament in Advance, Missouri...
High school roundup: Advance girls softball team falls in title game of conference tourney (04/24/15)
Sophomore Kayli Tanner belted a home run and drove in two runs to lead the second-seeded Bernie softball team to an 8-4 victory in nine innings over top-seeded Advance in the championship game of the Stoddard County Activities Association Conference Tournament in Advance, Missouri...
East Prairie boys, Hayti girls win annual Hinshaw Invitational (04/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- For the second time in its five-year existence, the East Prairie boys track team won its prized home meet. The Eagles racked up 157.5 points to take top honors during the 5th Annual Eva G. Hinshaw Memorial Thursday at East Prairie High School. Kelly came in second with 101 points while Charleston finished third with 88 during the 11-team meet...
Kennett softball wins big over Campbell and South Pemiscot (04/23/15)
The Kennett Lady Tribe is back to winning big this week. After topping Malden 12-0 on Monday, they made short work Campbell with a 16-0 win on Wednesday before beating South Pemiscot 12-2 on Thursday.
Kennett softball wins big over Campbell and South Pemiscot (04/23/15)
The Kennett Lady Tribe is back to winning big this week. After topping Malden 12-0 on Monday, they made short work Campbell with a 16-0 win on Wednesday before beating South Pemiscot 12-2 on Thursday.
April 23, 2015 Scoreboard (04/23/15)
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Bloomfield golf team beats Clearwater, Kennett (04/23/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bloomfield golf team won a three-team nine-hole match at Crowley Ridge Recreational Center in Bloomfield Wednesday. Bloomfield finished first with a team score of 181, Kennett was second with a 193 and Clearwater was third with a 207...
Kennett earns two big away wins against Cooter and Gosnell (04/23/15)
In a season full of early struggles, the Kennett Indians have taken two big wins on the road this week. The first win came on Tuesday in Cooter, before the Indians topped Gosnell after a three run rally in the ninth inning. Tuesday's win in Cooter was propelled by a three-run home run by sophomore Heath Mchaney. The Indians also got RBI's form Nathan Spence, Patrick Maddox and Britt Harris...
Kennett earns two big away wins against Cooter and Gosnell (04/23/15)
In a season full of early struggles, the Kennett Indians have taken two big wins on the road this week. The first win came on Tuesday in Cooter, before the Indians topped Gosnell after a three run rally in the ninth inning. Tuesday's win in Cooter was propelled by a three-run home run by sophomore Heath Mchaney. The Indians also got RBI's form Nathan Spence, Patrick Maddox and Britt Harris...
Kennett athletic director Laura Ort accepts new position at New Madrid County Central (04/22/15)
During Tuesday's Kennett High School board meeting, the board accepted the resignation of high school athletic director Laura Ort, paving the way for Ort to take on a new challenge as the district athletic director at New Madrid County Central. Ort's tenure at Kennett will come to a close at the end of the 2014-15 school year...
Kennett athletic director Laura Ort accepts new position at New Madrid County Central (04/22/15)
During Tuesday's Kennett High School board meeting, the board accepted the resignation of high school athletic director Laura Ort, paving the way for Ort to take on a new challenge as the district athletic director at New Madrid County Central. Ort's tenure at Kennett will come to a close at the end of the 2014-15 school year...
Patton hits 3 home runs as Kennett tops Malden 12-0 (04/21/15)
Last Thursday, Kennett trailed Portageville 5-3 in the bottom of the seventh inning as they tried to take down one of their toughest local rivals. With two runners on, Sydney Patton stepped up to the plate to represent the winning run.
Patton hits 3 home runs as Kennett tops Malden 12-0 (04/21/15)
Last Thursday, Kennett trailed Portageville 5-3 in the bottom of the seventh inning as they tried to take down one of their toughest local rivals. With two runners on, Sydney Patton stepped up to the plate to represent the winning run.
Kennett trounced by Notre Dame 11-1 before falling to Brighton, 4-3 (04/20/15)
Kennett baseball was dealt two more losses during a double header Saturday morning at Notre Dame High School. The host team handed the Indians an 11-1 in the opening game in just five innings.
Kennett trounced by Notre Dame 11-1 before falling to Brighton, 4-3 (04/20/15)
Kennett baseball was dealt two more losses during a double header Saturday morning at Notre Dame High School. The host team handed the Indians an 11-1 in the opening game in just five innings.
Byers, Crawford take first place at Kelly scramble tournament (04/20/15)
Days after traveling to the Dalhousie Golf Club, the Kennett Indians were back in Cape Girardeau on Monday for the Kelly Tournament at the Cape Girardeau Jaycee Golf Course.
High school roundup: Notre Dame baseball team routs Kennett (04/19/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
High school roundup: Notre Dame baseball team routs Kennett (04/19/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
April 18, 2015 Scoreboard (04/18/15)
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A most difficult week: Paragould hands Kennett their third straight defeat, 10-0 (04/17/15)
KENNETT, Mo. -- The Lady Indians have just capped off their toughest week in years after losing their third game in a row. One can assume that it's also one of the only times in years that they've played such strong teams on three consecutive days. Usually, this type of difficulty is reserved for the state tournament...
A most difficult week: Paragould hands Kennett their third straight defeat, 10-0 (04/17/15)
KENNETT, Mo. -- The Lady Indians have just capped off their toughest week in years after losing their third game in a row. One can assume that it's also one of the only times in years that they've played such strong teams on three consecutive days. Usually, this type of difficulty is reserved for the state tournament...
Taylor Tiffany strikes out 19 as Portageville tops Kennett, 5-3 (04/16/15)
Cody Tucker Daily Dunklin Democrat A much-anticipated battle between Kennett and Portageville lived up to the hype, as it featured all that drama you would expect from two of the areas strongest softball teams. The Lady Indians got big hits to take an early lead, but a late rally allowed the Lady Bulldogs to seal a 5-3 win...
Taylor Tiffany strikes out 19 as Portageville tops Kennett, 5-3 (04/16/15)
Cody Tucker Daily Dunklin Democrat A much-anticipated battle between Kennett and Portageville lived up to the hype, as it featured all that drama you would expect from two of the areas strongest softball teams. The Lady Indians got big hits to take an early lead, but a late rally allowed the Lady Bulldogs to seal a 5-3 win...
April 16, 2015 Scoreboard (04/16/15)
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Kennett golf finish second behind Caruthersville at home (04/16/15)
Kennett High School hosted its final golf meet of the season at the Kennett Country Club Wednesday afternoon. There, the Indians finished second behind Caruthersville. John Montgomery highlighted Caruthersville's performance by chipping in for birdie on the second hole. Montgomery claimed a medal by scoring 41 on the day...
Kennett falls to Naylor as Portageville looms (04/16/15)
KENNETT, Mo. -- Kennett's Lady Indians were handed their first loss of the regular season on Wednesday, courtesy of a strong Naylor team that secured some very timely hits. Kennett hit the ball hard across all seven innings, but ultimately had to settle with a 4-3 loss ahead of another tough game against Portageville...
Kennett golf finishes second behind Caruthersville at home (04/16/15)
Kennett High School hosted its final golf meet of the season at the Kennett Country Club Wednesday afternoon. There, the Indians finished second behind Caruthersville. John Montgomery highlighted Caruthersville's performance by chipping in for birdie on the second hole. Montgomery claimed a medal by scoring 41 on the day...
Kennett falls to Naylor as Portageville looms (04/16/15)
KENNETT, Mo. -- Kennett's Lady Indians were handed their first loss of the regular season on Wednesday, courtesy of a strong Naylor team that secured some very timely hits. Kennett hit the ball hard across all seven innings, but ultimately had to settle with a 4-3 loss ahead of another tough game against Portageville...
Clark Ks 12, Sikeston ends skid with win over Kennett (04/15/15)
Sikeston pitcher Jacob Clark knew everything was working for him as the crafty left-hander finished a complete game with 12 strikeouts during a 1-0 win over Kennett
Clark Ks 12, Sikeston ends skid with win over Kennett (04/15/15)
Sikeston pitcher Jacob Clark knew everything was working for him as the crafty left-hander finished a complete game with 12 strikeouts during a 1-0 win over Kennett
PREP ROUNDUP: Wheeler leads pack at Dexter, Oran routs Chaffee (04/15/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- Sikeston's Gabe Wheeler finished with a field-best 37 during a four-team match at Hidden Trails Country Club in Dexter Wednesday. Wheeler beat Notre Dame's Jonathan Bell and Jon Renner by one stroke. Notre Dame's Trent Schumer, Dexter's Drake Mitchell and Cape Central's Kobe Franklin each finished with 39's...
Athletes honored at BA Sports All-Star Extravaganza in Dexter (04/15/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The BA Sports All-Star Extravaganza was held Saturday at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter. Woodland's Garret Reynolds won the boys 3-point contest, Jackson's Rachel Crites won the girls 3-point contest, Leopold's Caitlin Petty won the hardest spike contest, Bloomfield's Chelsea Delay won the volleyball passing competition and Notre Dame's Quinn Poythress won the slam dunk contest...
Malden boys, Dexter girls take top spots at Kennett Invitational (04/14/15)
Cody Tucker Daily Dunklin Democrat KENNETT, Mo. - Seven team busses parked outside of Metz Cherry Stadium for the Kennett Invitational track and field meet on Tuesday afternoon. Of all the teams involved, Malden walked away with a narrow victory in boys competition while Dexter took home top prize in the girls competition by a large margin...
Kennett capitalizes on errors to top Senath-Hornersville 11-0 (04/14/15)
Defensive errors plagued Senath-Hornersville as they fell 11-0 to Kennett Tuesday afternoon. The game was moved to Kennett's home field after Monday's rain left Senath-Hornersville's unplayable. Despite the location, Kennett acted as the away team and scored two runs in the top of the first inning...
Kennett capitalizes on errors to top Senath-Hornersville 11-0 (04/14/15)
Defensive errors plagued Senath-Hornersville as they fell 11-0 to Kennett Tuesday afternoon. The game was moved to Kennett's home field after Monday's rain left Senath-Hornersville's unplayable. Despite the location, Kennett acted as the away team and scored two runs in the top of the first inning...
Malden boys, Dexter girls take top spots at Kennett Invitational (04/14/15)
Cody Tucker Daily Dunklin Democrat KENNETT, Mo. - Seven team busses parked outside of Metz Cherry Stadium for the Kennett Invitational track and field meet on Tuesday afternoon. Of all the teams involved, Malden walked away with a narrow victory in boys competition while Dexter took home top prize in the girls competition by a large margin...
Kevonte Mitchell amongst Cubs top 30 prospects (04/14/15)
Kennett's star athlete Kevonte Mitchell is still drawing the attention of scouts and MLB fans alike. This time, he's been named to the MLB.com's Chicago Cubs 2015 Prospect Watch list. The listing choosing the top 30 rookie players for each organization. Mitchell landed at number 28 on the list. His scouting page writes:...
Dexter golf team takes 7th at Poplar Bluff Invitational (04/14/15)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. - The Poplar Bluff golf team took home the top prize at its own golf tournament Monday with a team score of 300. Lafayette was second with 312 and Notre Dame of Cape Girardeau was third with a 314. Dexter finished seventh with a 342...
Jacky Lockhert and Kate Shetley represent Kennett at area all-star game (04/13/15)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Dozens of local high school seniors gathered at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter for the BA Promotions All-Star Extravaganza. Among them were two of Kennett's finest athletes from their respective 2014-15 seasons. Jacky Lockhert put in a well-rounded performance in the volleyball game before Kate Shetley made a strong showing in the girls basketball game...
Kennett searches for crucial hits in double header losses (04/13/15)
The Indians dropped two games on their home field during a Saturday double header that saw them struggle to come through with a hit when they needed it most. Kennett started the day by hosting Dyersburg to a 3-2 loss before falling 7-0 against Jackson...
Jacky Lockhert and Kate Shetley represent Kennett at area all-star game (04/13/15)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Dozens of local high school seniors gathered at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter for the BA Promotions All-Star Extravaganza. Among them were two of Kennett's finest athletes from their respective 2014-15 seasons. Jacky Lockhert put in a well-rounded performance in the volleyball game before Kate Shetley made a strong showing in the girls basketball game...
Kennett searches for crucial hits in double header losses (04/13/15)
The Indians dropped two games on their home field during a Saturday double header that saw them struggle to come through with a hit when they needed it most. Kennett started the day by hosting Dyersburg to a 3-2 loss before falling 7-0 against Jackson...
High school roundup: Notre Dame baseball team topples Westminster in battle of perennial Class 4 teams (04/12/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
High school roundup: Notre Dame baseball team topples Westminster in battle of perennial Class 4 teams (04/12/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
Semoball finalists announced for winter sports (04/12/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Semoball Awards finalists for boys basketball, girls basketball, wrestling and girls swimming were revealed Saturday at a selection show hosted by Harry Blackwell Dodge in Dexter. SEMO ESPN radio (92.9 FM, 1220 AM and 1470 AM) was on hand to make the announcement on its weekly hour-long show the Saturday Morning Express...
Jones homers as Kennett tops NMCC, 10-0 (04/10/15)
The latest round of storms made way for a beautiful day of softball on Friday, as Kennett hosted New Madrid County Central for a 10-0 victory in five innings. The win was highlighted by a towering 2-run homer off the bat of Jasmine Jones, while Keyton Harris continued her hot streak at the plate while filling in at third base...
Jones homers as Kennett tops NMCC, 10-0 (04/10/15)
The latest round of storms made way for a beautiful day of softball on Friday, as Kennett hosted New Madrid County Central for a 10-0 victory in five innings. The win was highlighted by a towering 2-run homer off the bat of Jasmine Jones, while Keyton Harris continued her hot streak at the plate while filling in at third base...
BCT: Kennett 7th grade prevails, Malden 8th grade remains undefeated (04/09/15)
HAYTI, Mo. - Tension was high inside the Hayti High School gymnasium on Thursday night, as Malden and Kennett represented their schools in both seventh and eighth grade finals in the Bootheel Conference Tournament. Neither team left completely happy, as Kennett's seventh graders took first place in straight sets before Malden's eighth graders won a three set thriller...
Kennett fires on all cylinders, tops Caruthersville 11-0 (04/09/15)
Kennett's offense came alive on Wednesday, as the Indians baseball team towered over Caruthersville in an 11-0 win. Pitching was a big plus again as well, as Bud Hilburn returned from injury to throw a 1 hit shutout in five innings. "Probably the most consistent game that we've played all year," said Indians head coach Aaron New. "Anytime you're a coach you can go back and look at some negatives, but we're not even going to talk about the negatives."...
Newsom grand slam propels Senath-Hornersville over South Pemiscot (04/09/15)
Big hits early on allowed the Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions to hold off South Pemsicot in an 11-9 win on Wednesday afternoon. The Lady Lions rallied early on to get runs on the board. The run was capped off by a towering grand slam by Emilee Newsom in the first inning. The Lady Lions tallied 5 more runs in the second and third innings before South Pemiscot put together a rally of their own...
Kennett set to face Malden in 7th and 8th grade Bootheel Conference Tournament finals (04/09/15)
HAYTI, Mo. - The third day of the Bootheel Conference middle school volleyball tournament saw Kennett and Malden's seventh and eighth grade teams advance to the finals in their respective brackets. Kennett's eighth graders did so in dramatic fashion against a Campbell team that refused to go down quietly...
Kennett tops Caruthersville in 5 innings, 11-1 (04/07/15)
After a week marred by rain, the Lady Indians were finally back in action on their home field Tuesday afternoon. They were originally scheduled to play in Caruthersville, but rain forced them to move the game to Kennett. There, the Lady Tribe cruised to an 11-1 victory in five innings of play. Kennett scored 3 runs in each of the first three innings before scoring two more in the fourth...
Kennett tops Caruthersville in 5 innings, 11-1 (04/07/15)
After a week marred by rain, the Lady Indians were finally back in action on their home field Tuesday afternoon. They were originally scheduled to play in Caruthersville, but rain forced them to move the game to Kennett. There, the Lady Tribe cruised to an 11-1 victory in five innings of play. Kennett scored 3 runs in each of the first three innings before scoring two more in the fourth...
Latest baseball state rankings released (04/06/15)
The Missouri Baseball Coaches Association released its latest state rankings April 6. Five of the eight teams that are state-ranked from the southeast Missouri region are in Class 2. Defending Class 2 state champion Valle Catholic is ranked No. 1, East Carter County is ranked No. 2, Greenville is ranked No. 4 and Chaffee is ranked No. 7...
Kennett caps Easter Slam with strong pitching, weak offense (04/06/15)
Offense continued to be a struggle during Kennett's final game at the Easter Slam on Saturday morning in Dyersburg, while the defense faltered behind a great pitching performance. The Indians snapped a 16 inning scoreless streak by driving in a run at the end of the game. Still, Lake Park was able to seal a 3-1 victory to end Kennett's run in the competition...
Kennett caps Easter Slam with strong pitching, weak hitting (04/06/15)
Offense continued to be a struggle during Kennett's final game at the Easter Slam on Saturday morning in Dyersburg, while the defense faltered behind a great pitching performance. The Indians snapped a 16 inning scoreless streak by driving in a run at the end of the game. Still, Lake Park was able to seal a 3-1 victory to end Kennett's run in the competition...
Changes ahead for SEMO Conference football divisions (04/03/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com With the addition of a new football team, the SEMO Conference divisions will have a different look in the future. Kelly High School was voted in as the newest member of the now 17-team SEMO Conference forcing conference officials to realign into four divisions...
Kennett drops 2, wins 1 in Easter Slam (04/03/15)
Cody Tucker Daily Dunklin Democrat The Kennett Indians are among two area teams traveling into Tennessee for the Easter Slam at Dyersburg High School. The Indians split their results on Thursday before losing 7-0 to a team from St. Charles, Il. on Friday morning...
Kennett drops 2, wins 1 in Easter Slam (04/03/15)
Cody Tucker Daily Dunklin Democrat The Kennett Indians are among two area teams traveling into Tennessee for the Easter Slam at Dyersburg High School. The Indians split their results on Thursday before losing 7-0 to a team from St. Charles, Il. on Friday morning...
Lockhert's journey to continue at William Penn University (04/02/15)
Jacky Lockhert was all smiles Wednesday morning, as she signed on to play volleyball at William Penn University. The signing culminates years of dedication to the sport she fell in love with years ago. It also caps off a successful return from an injury that nearly left her on the sidelines for her senior year...
Kennett earns first win after run-fest in Campbell, 18-12 (04/01/15)
Kennett's bats were hot in an early afternoon battle at Campbell. Though the Camels worked to make it interesting late in the game, the Indians kept swinging to seal an 18-12 victory. It's the first win of the year for Kennett, as they looked to gain momentum early on...
Kennett earns first win after run-fest in Campbell, 18-12 (04/01/15)
Kennett's bats were hot in an early afternoon battle at Campbell. Though the Camels worked to make it interesting late in the game, the Indians kept swinging to seal an 18-12 victory. It's the first win of the year for Kennett, as they looked to gain momentum early on...
Kennett struggles against Malden's ace in 7-1 loss (03/31/15)
Though storms rained out nearby games, the weather let up just enough to allow Kennett to face a tough pitcher in Malden. Toby Miller threw a complete game to beat the Indians 7-1. Miller won with no earned runs, while it took four Kennett pitchers to weather the storm...
Kennett struggles against Malden's ace in 7-1 loss (03/31/15)
Though storms rained out nearby games, the weather let up just enough to allow Kennett to face a tough pitcher in Malden. Toby Miller threw a complete game to beat the Indians 7-1. Miller won with no earned runs, while it took four Kennett pitchers to weather the storm...
March 31, 2015 Scoreboard (03/31/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Notre Dame golfers win own tournament (03/31/15)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Notre Dame golfers win own tournament (03/31/15)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
March 30, 2015 Scoreboard (03/30/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Dexter baseball team wins run-fest against Kennett 16-12 (03/26/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The highly anticipated regular-season district battle between the Dexter Bearcats and Kennett Indians turned into a run-fest Wednesday afternoon. The Bearcats and Indians combined to calculated 28 runs and 20 hits in a see-saw thriller that featured five lead changes...
Kennett's golf team drops season opener to Caruthersville (03/27/15)
Tuesday was a beautiful day for golf at the Kennett Country Club, where the Kennett High School golf team hosted their season opener against Caruthersville. After the nine holes were completed, the Tigers won with a total score of 193. The Indians finished 10 strokes behind with 203...
Dexter baseball team wins run-fest against Kennett 16-12 (03/27/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The highly anticipated regular-season district battle between the Dexter Bearcats and Kennett Indians turned into a run-fest Wednesday afternoon. The Bearcats and Indians combined to calculated 28 runs and 20 hits in a see-saw thriller that featured five lead changes...
Dexter's McKuin, Jackson's Reynolds selected SEMO Conference Players of the Year (03/26/15)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Melanie McKuin continued the Dexter Lady Bearcats' recent run of Bob Gray Award winners Wednesday night while Blake Reynolds became the first Jackson player since 1987 to win the John Gibbs Award. Both were among the honorees at the 57th annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Basketball Banquet at the Black River Coliseum, which started off the festivities with a keynote address by University of Missouri men's basketball coach Kim Anderson...
Jackson's Blake Reynolds named SEMO Conference boys basketball POY (03/26/15)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo -- Melanie McKuin continued the Dexter Lady Bearcats' recent run of Bob Gray Award winners Wednesday night while Blake Reynolds became the first Jackson player since 1987 to win the John Gibbs Award. Both were among the honorees at the 57th annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Basketball Banquet at the Black River Coliseum, which started off the festivities with a keynote address by University of Missouri men's basketball coach Kim Anderson...
Kennett towers over Holcomb in 17-1 victory (03/26/15)
After a slow start that saw Holcomb take an early lead, it was the bottom of Kennett's lineup that ignited the Lady Tribe on their way to a 17-1 victory in four innings Wednesday. Holcomb started off strong, as Lindsey Busby lead off with a fly ball that was dropped in the outfield. Busby stopped at second base before stealing third, and then she scored on a passed ball to give the Hornets and early lead...
Kennett towers over Holcomb in 17-1 victory (03/26/15)
After a slow start that saw Holcomb take an early lead, it was the bottom of Kennett's lineup that ignited the Lady Tribe on their way to a 17-1 victory in four innings Wednesday. Holcomb started off strong, as Lindsey Busby lead off with a fly ball that was dropped in the outfield. Busby stopped at second base before stealing third, and then she scored on a passed ball to give the Hornets and early lead...
Dexter's McKuin, Jackson's Reynolds selected SEMO Conference Players of the Year (03/26/15)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Melanie McKuin continued the Dexter Lady Bearcats' recent run of Bob Gray Award winners Wednesday night while Blake Reynolds became the first Jackson player since 1987 to win the John Gibbs Award. Both were among the honorees at the 57th annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Basketball Banquet at the Black River Coliseum, which started off the festivities with a keynote address by University of Missouri men's basketball coach Kim Anderson...
Jackson's Blake Reynolds named SEMO Conference boys basketball POY (03/26/15)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo -- Melanie McKuin continued the Dexter Lady Bearcats' recent run of Bob Gray Award winners Wednesday night while Blake Reynolds became the first Jackson player since 1987 to win the John Gibbs Award. Both were among the honorees at the 57th annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Basketball Banquet at the Black River Coliseum, which started off the festivities with a keynote address by University of Missouri men's basketball coach Kim Anderson...
Reynolds, McKuin win SEMO Conference Player of the Year awards (03/26/15)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Melanie McKuin continued the Dexter Lady Bearcats' recent run of Bob Gray Award winners Wednesday night while Blake Reynolds became the first Jackson player since 1987 to win the John Gibbs Award. Both were among the honorees at the 57th annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Basketball Banquet at the Black River Coliseum, which started off the festivities with a keynote address by University of Missouri men's basketball coach Kim Anderson...
Dexter outlasts Kennett in mistake-filled contest (03/26/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- In a game where both teams feasted on each other's mistakes, it was fitting that Dexter's eventual game-winning rally against Kennett started with a misplayed ball. Trailing by a run in the bottom of the sixth inning, an error at third base ignited a five-run Bearcat outburst that helped Dexter escape their own fielding troubles with a 16-12 win...
Dexter outlasts Kennett in mistake-filled contest (03/26/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- In a game where both teams feasted on each other's mistakes, it was fitting that Dexter's eventual game-winning rally against Kennett started with a misplayed ball. Trailing by a run in the bottom of the sixth inning, an error at third base ignited a five-run Bearcat outburst that helped Dexter escape their own fielding troubles with a 16-12 win...
Kennett drops season opener to Poplar Bluff (03/25/15)
The Kennett Indians baseball struggled to get their offense going against a strong pitcher in their home season opener against Poplar Bluff. The 6-1 loss saw Mules starting pitcher Brandon Stuckenschneider dominate the Indians in the first four scoreless innings, giving up just one hit while striking out five...
Kennett drops season opener to Poplar Bluff (03/25/15)
The Kennett Indians baseball struggled to get their offense going against a strong pitcher in their home season opener against Poplar Bluff. The 6-1 loss saw Mules starting pitcher Brandon Stuckenschneider dominate the Indians in the first four scoreless innings, giving up just one hit while striking out five...
Kennett tops Hayti as conference tournament nears (03/24/15)
The Kennett Middle School volleyball collected another pair of wins Monday night as they hosted Hayti. It's a great way to start a busy week as the conference tournament nears. Kennett's seventh grade team returned to form, showing off the energy that was on display early in the season in a 25-4, 25-12 win...
March 24, 2015 Scoreboard (03/24/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Holcomb softball eyes senior leadership in spring (03/23/15)
Last week, the Holcomb High School softball team were gifted a beautiful day to play at a jamboree in Kennett. It was a rare glimpse of what spring will be like as they grind their way out of a grueling winter. Head coach Lindsay Buchanan enters her third year at the helm, and she's thankful for a big group of experience seniors who are set to lead the way this spring...
Local senior athletes to play in BA Sports All-Star Extravaganza (03/23/15)
Dozens of senior volleyball and basketball players from all over southeast Missouri are set to gather in Dexter's Bearcat Event Center for the BA Sports All-Star Extravaganza on April 11th. The event brings together top high school seniors from over 65 area schools. Schools range as far North as Ste. Genevieve, Mo., all the way down to Kennett, Mo...
March 21, 2015 Scoreboard (03/21/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Sikeston banking on mix of youth and experience for 2015 campaign (03/21/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston baseball team hopes its combination of youthful spunk and elder leadership can translate into wins. With most of its top hitters and pitchers gone, they're pretty much banking on it. Sikeston returns eight seniors but most of them didn't eat up the majority of innings last season leaving fourth-year head coach Alan Scheeter some roles to fill with what he hopes to be up and coming players...
Spring Sports Preview: Dexter Bearcats baseball (03/20/15)
Dexter baseball coach Brian Becker will have a slew of names to pick from when he fills out his lineup cards this spring. The Bearcats have the luxury of having a 2015 spring roster that is composed of 10 freshmen, four sophomores, seven juniors and four seniors for a grand total of 25 players...
Lady Indians claim 1st place in Kennett Invitational Tournament (03/19/15)
The Lady Indians claimed the top prize in their own invitational tournament inside the Kennett Middle School gymnasium. The tournament also played host to Cooter, Charleston, and South Pemiscot, in what's become a tradition for all four teams. Kennett showed signs of trouble in the first game of the afternoon. The team appeared tired against Charleston, but the Lady Indians still pulled out a victory in straight sets to advance to the next round...
Chaz Brown signs on with Case Western Reserve University (03/18/15)
For the second time this year, players, coaches and family members gathered inside the Kennett High School library to honor another football player who will soon move on to the next level. Tuesday morning, Chaz Brown made it official by signing on to play football at Case Western Reserve University...
Chaz Brown signs on with Case Western Reserve University (03/18/15)
For the second time this year, players, coaches and family members gathered inside the Kennett High School library to honor another football player who will soon move on to the next level. Tuesday morning, Chaz Brown made it official by signing on to play football at Case Western Reserve University...
Kennett falls to Dexter in first matchup at middle school level (03/17/15)
The Lady Indians were handed two losses at the hands of Dexter on Tuesday. Seventh grade fell 10-25, 14-25, while Eighth grade last 18-25, 22-25 against difficult competition. Though Kennett lost to strong competition, Green left the game pleased with her team's performances...
Senath-Hornersville softball aims to fight for district title (03/17/15)
The Class 2, District 1 softball teams are all full of talent, but all must accept the fact that Kennett sits at the top of the heap. They are, after all, the defending state champions. Senath-Hornersville's head coach Lesley Newsom has no trouble pointing out the strength of Kennett's program...
Kennett, Senath-Hornersville middle schools trade victories and struggles (03/17/15)
Several different narratives played out as Kennett Middle School hosted Senath-Hornersville Monday night. The Lady Lions' seventh graders improved to 5-0, as Kennett's younger side struggled. Meanwhile, Kennett's eighth graders were in fine form, cruising to a 25-16, 25-11 victory...
Kennett, Senath-Hornersville middle schools trade victories and struggles (03/17/15)
Several different narratives played out as Kennett Middle School hosted Senath-Hornersville Monday night. The Lady Lions' seventh graders improved to 5-0, as Kennett's younger side struggled. Meanwhile, Kennett's eighth graders were in fine form, cruising to a 25-16, 25-11 victory...
At last: Softball returns to Indian Park with jamboree (03/16/15)
With mother nature finally let up on it's relentless winter assault, softball fans were gifted with a beautiful day at Indian Park Monday afternoon for the jamboree between Kennett, Holcomb, and Senath-Hornersville. "It's good to get outside. Good to see some competition," said Lady Indians head coach Kevin McCaig after his team's first round of play...
At last: Softball returns to Indian Park with jamboree (03/16/15)
With mother nature finally let up on it's relentless winter assault, softball fans were gifted with a beautiful day at Indian Park Monday afternoon for the jamboree between Kennett, Holcomb, and Senath-Hornersville. "It's good to get outside. Good to see some competition," said Lady Indians head coach Kevin McCaig after his team's first round of play...
Kennett baseball confident ahead of season opener (03/13/15)
For athletes and coaches all over southeast Missouri, the past few weeks have been a nightmare marred by two rounds of winter weather. The rain, snow, and ice cancelled roughly two weeks of school at a crucial time. Baseball teams were forced to hold off practice at several schools, but even now their grounds are too soft to have any real practice in the infield...
Lady Indians gear up for state title defense (03/13/15)
As winter makes way for spring, the defending Class 1, District 2 state champions are finally out at Indian Park preparing to defend their title. The 2014 season was a year of firsts. It was the first time that spring softball teams got the chance to fight for a state tile. Kennett earned a trip to the final four on their first try, and they wound up claiming the first state title...
Kennett baseball confident ahead of season opener (03/13/15)
For athletes and coaches all over southeast Missouri, the past few weeks have been a nightmare marred by two rounds of winter weather. The rain, snow, and ice cancelled roughly two weeks of school at a crucial time. Baseball teams were forced to hold off practice at several schools, but even now their grounds are too soft to have any real practice in the infield...
Kennett Middle School tops Portageville as rivalry blooms (03/12/15)
In a game in which the atmosphere surpassed many high school games, Kennett's Middle School volleyball team prevailed over Portageville in straight sets.
Notre Dame boys basketball team sets district final date with Sikeston (03/07/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Notre Dame deployed its sharpshooters in the first quarter of Friday night's Class 4 District 1 semifinal at the Sikeston Field House. Five different players knocked down 3-pointers for the top-seeded Bulldogs, who were 5 of 8 (63 percent) from beyond the arc in the opening period and cruised to a 75-58 victory over fifth-seeded Kennett...
Notre Dame boys basketball team sets district final date with Sikeston (03/07/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Notre Dame deployed its sharpshooters in the first quarter of Friday night's Class 4 District 1 semifinal at the Sikeston Field House. Five different players knocked down 3-pointers for the top-seeded Bulldogs, who were 5 of 8 (63 percent) from beyond the arc in the opening period and cruised to a 75-58 victory over fifth-seeded Kennett...
Kennett's season ends with loss to Notre Dame (03/06/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. - Notre Dame sank 10 three pointers in their 75-58 victory over Kennett in the Class 4, District 1 tournament semifinals. Five of them fell in the first quarter. The early onslaught created a 25-11 deficit after the first quarter of play. In the following three quarters, the Indians matched the Bulldogs on all but three points. But like so many defeats before, Kennett were unable to heal the wounds from one bad quarter...
Kennett's season ends with loss to Notre Dame (03/06/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. - Notre Dame sank 10 three pointers in their 75-58 victory over Kennett in the Class 4, District 1 tournament semifinals. Five of them fell in the first quarter. The early onslaught created a 25-11 deficit after the first quarter of play. In the following three quarters, the Indians matched the Bulldogs on all but three points. But like so many defeats before, Kennett were unable to heal the wounds from one bad quarter...
Winter weather slows high school basketball postseason play (03/05/15)
Wednesday's winter storm continues to slow down the high school basketball postseason, but Missouri State High School Athletics Association communications director Jason West said Saturday's quarterfinals are still scheduled to resume as planned.
Kennett's district tournament basketball game postponed (03/05/15)
The latest round of weather has once again wreaked havoc on basketball scheduled across Southeast Missouri. This time, Kennett's Class 4, District 1 semifinal clash with Notre Dame has been postponed. If possible, the game will be held Friday at 6 p.m. inside the Sikeston Field House...
Perryville boys basketball team falls to Kennett in district opener (03/03/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Heading in to a Class 4 District 1 quarterfinal against Kennett, things looked all too familiar for the Perryville boys basketball team.
Central girls basketball team routs Kennett, advances to district semis (03/03/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- In a season full of ups and downs, the Central girls basketball team picked a perfect time to put everything together.
Dexter boys suffer season-ending loss to Sikeston 76-50 (03/03/15)
The sixth-seeded Dexter Bearcats increased its offensive output in every quarter but could not generate enough points to match the third-seeded Sikeston Bulldogs in a Class 4, District 1 boys quarterfinal at Sikeston Field House Monday night...
Perryville boys basketball team falls to Kennett in district opener (03/03/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Heading in to a Class 4 District 1 quarterfinal against Kennett, things looked all too familiar for the Perryville boys basketball team.
Central girls basketball team routs Kennett, advances to district semis (03/03/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- In a season full of ups and downs, the Central girls basketball team picked a perfect time to put everything together.
Dexter, Sikeston girls basketball teams headline district tourney field (03/02/15)
Dexter pulled out a 55-50 victory over Sikeston in a barnburner last week, providing a glimpse at what the top two teams in this week's Class 4 District 1 girls basketball tournament might have to offer.
Notre Dame boys basketball team hoists top seed in balanced district (03/02/15)
It's become more of a spectacle than anything else. The Class 4 District 1 boys basketball tournament is notoriously one of the most competitive district tournaments in the state.
C4D1 Boys: Kennett picks up mild upset over Perryville 64-58 (03/02/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Kennett led from wire-to-wire but that doesn't mean they put away the fourth-seeded Perryville Pirates without a fight. Kennett, the fifth seed, got 17 points from Jad Kenny and another 15 from Andre Oliver to hold on for a miner 64-58 upset during the first round of the Class 4, District 1 tournament Monday at the Sikeston Field House...
C4D1 Girls: Cape Central rolls to first round win over Kennett (03/02/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Fourth-seeded Cape Central took down No. 5 Kennett 58-33 during the opening game of the Class 4, District 1 girls tournament at the Sikeston Field House Monday. Cape Central will take on top-seeded Dexter Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the semifinal round...
Kennett advances to Class 4, District 1 tournament semifinal (03/02/15)
Entering Monday's matchup with Perryville, the Kennett Indians hadn't won a game since Feb. 10. Despite the drought, the Indians were able to grind their way to the semifinals of the Class 4, District 1 tournament with a 64-58 win. The Indians looked very strong in the game's opening minutes, storming out to threaten a 10-point lead. However, Perryville refused to hand over control of the game, and they slowly chipped away at their deficit. By the end of the first quarter, Kennett led 20-16...
Kennett advances to Class 4, District 1 tournament semifinal (03/02/15)
Entering Monday's matchup with Perryville, the Kennett Indians hadn't won a game since Feb. 10. Despite the drought, the Indians were able to grind their way to the semifinals of the Class 4, District 1 tournament with a 64-58 win. The Indians looked very strong in the game's opening minutes, storming out to threaten a 10-point lead. However, Perryville refused to hand over control of the game, and they slowly chipped away at their deficit. By the end of the first quarter, Kennett led 20-16...
C4D1 Boys: Kennett picks up mild upset over Perryville 64-58 (03/02/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Kennett led from wire-to-wire but that doesn't mean they put away the fourth-seeded Perryville Pirates without a fight. Kennett, the fifth seed, got 17 points from Jad Kenny and another 15 from Andre Oliver to hold on for a miner 64-58 upset during the first round of the Class 4, District 1 tournament Monday at the Sikeston Field House...
Kennett girls fall to Cape Central in Class 4, District 1 opening round (03/02/15)
The Kennett Lady Indians quickly came to an end, after falling hard to Cape Central in the first round of the Class 4, District 1 tournament. The Lady Tigers stormed out to a big early lead and never let go, winning 58-33 to advance to the next round...
C4D1 Girls: Cape Central rolls to first round win over Kennett (03/02/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Fourth-seeded Cape Central took down No. 5 Kennett 58-33 during the opening game of the Class 4, District 1 girls tournament at the Sikeston Field House Monday. Cape Central will take on top-seeded Dexter Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the semifinal round...
Notre Dame boys basketball team hoists top seed in balanced district (03/02/15)
It's become more of a spectacle than anything else. The Class 4 District 1 boys basketball tournament is notoriously one of the most competitive district tournaments in the state.
Kennett falls to Jackson on Senior Night (02/27/15)
The Kennett Indians fell to a very strong team from Jackson, as they bid farewell to two of their own on Senior Night. The game, delayed by last week's winter storm, was the final game that Jackson Britt and Landon Vaughan would play on their home court...
Britt Harris demonstrates potential of Kennett's high school wrestling program (02/27/15)
Hundreds of wrestlers recently filled Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo., all aiming for the top prize at the 85th MSHSAA Wrestling Championships. Some of them may have worked their entire lives to get there, but one of them did so with roughly four months under his belt.
Kennett falls to Jackson on Senior Night (02/27/15)
The Kennett Indians fell to a very strong team from Jackson, as they bid farewell to two of their own on Senior Night. The game, delayed by last week's winter storm, was the final game that Jackson Britt and Landon Vaughan would play on their home court...
Britt Harris demonstrates potential of Kennett's high school wrestling program (02/27/15)
Hundreds of wrestlers recently filled Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo., all aiming for the top prize at the 85th MSHSAA Wrestling Championships. Some of them may have worked their entire lives to get there, but one of them did so with roughly four months under his belt.
Kennett Middle School volleyball wins season opener (02/26/15)
On Thurday, the Kennett Middle School volleyball team started the season on the right track by topping South Pemiscot in both seventh and eighth grade play. Both teams won in straight sets. The seventh grade won 25-13, 25-16; the eighth grade won 25-10, 25-18...
Kennett Middle School volleyball wins season opener (02/26/15)
On Thurday, the Kennett Middle School volleyball team started the season on the right track by topping South Pemiscot in both seventh and eighth grade play. Both teams won in straight sets. The seventh grade won 25-13, 25-16; the eighth grade won 25-10, 25-18...
February 26, 2015 Scoreboard (02/26/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Jackson girls basketball team turns back Dexter (02/24/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Monday.
High school roundup: Jackson girls basketball team turns back Dexter (02/24/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Monday.
February 23, 2015 Scoreboard (02/23/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Saturday's basketball games postponed (Updated District Basketball Tournaments Included) (02/21/15)
Saturday's Dexter-Poplar Bluff varsity boys and girls basketball games scheduled for 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. at Poplar Bluff High School are cancelled. All district basketball tournaments have also been postponed Saturday. View updated brackets at this link: Updated basketball tournament brackets...
Kennett loses close battle with Charleston (02/20/15)
A wild night of ups and downs saw Charleston hand Kennett a difficult 53-49 loss. The Lady Indians welcomed Dakayla Duckworth back to the lineup, but senior starter Kate Shetley went down hard with an ankle injury. Meanwhile, the Bluejays saw their head coach Josh Thompson get ejected from the game after arguing with the referees. Thompson had to sit in the locker room while Cheyenne Randle scored here 1000th career point on Senior Night...
Kennett boys basketball game against Jackson rescheduled (02/20/15)
Kennett's home basketball against Jackson has been postponed due to the latest round of winter weather. The game has been rescheduled for Friday, February 27, with play starting at 6 p.m.
Britt Harris makes presence known at state tournament (02/20/15)
Despite a relative lack of experience, Kennett's Britt Harris made a big dent in the state wrestling tournament on Thursday morning in Columbia, Mo. Dozens of wrestlers crowded the Mizzou arena for the MSHSAA state wrestling final. Harris became the first Kennett athlete to compete in the tournament, and he won his first match of the competition...
Kennett loses close battle with Charleston (02/20/15)
A wild night of ups and downs saw Charleston hand Kennett a difficult 53-49 loss. The Lady Indians welcomed Dakayla Duckworth back to the lineup, but senior starter Kate Shetley went down hard with an ankle injury. Meanwhile, the Bluejays saw their head coach Josh Thompson get ejected from the game after arguing with the referees. Thompson had to sit in the locker room while Cheyenne Randle scored here 1000th career point on Senior Night...
Swimming a tradition for Powell family (02/20/15)
It shouldn't come as a surprise that Josey Powell has spent a good majority of her life in a swimming pool.
District host sites, state baseball rankings released (02/19/15)
District host sites are set for the 2015 spring baseball season. Gideon is slated to host Class 1, District 1 featuring Clarkton, Delta C-7, Gideon, Naylor, North Pemiscot, Risco and Southland. Oran is slated to host Class 1, District 2 featuring Advance, Bell City, Leopold, Oak Ridge, Oran, Richland and Scott County Central...
11 Dexter wrestlers qualify for state tournament (02/17/15)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. - 11 Dexter wrestlers are state bound after placing in the top four of their respective weight class Saturday at the Class 2, District 1 wrestling tournament in Ste. Genevieve. Dexter's Seth Harris (30-11) placed third in the 106-pound weight class, Gaven White (24-12) placed fourth in the 126-pound weight class, Brandon Twomey (26-19) placed second in the 132-pound weight class, James Mullins (15-10) placed fourth in the 138-pound weight class, Seth Rush (24-13) placed third in the 145-pound weight class, Storm Massey (36-8) placed third in the 152-pound weight class, Dylan Bazarian (29-5) placed first in the 160-pound weight class, Michael Hurst (28-9) placed third in the 182-pound weight class, Jared Deal (33-10) placed first in the 220-pound weight class and Brandon Wick (22-22) placed second in the 285-pound weight class.. ...
Britt Harris becomes first Kennett wrestler to earn trip to state (02/16/15)
The entire Kennett High School wrestling team made history over the weekend by competing at the Class 2, District 1 tournament in Ste. Genevieve, Mo. There, Britt Harris (above) became the school's first wrestler to qualify for the state tournament...