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Bulldogs pick up lopsided win over DeSoto in regular season finale (02/27/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com DESOTO -- With the district tournament looming next week, the Sikeston Bulldogs appear to be peaking at just the right time as they captured their 10th win in the last 11 games, defeating DeSoto 85-51 for the team's third straight road victory this week...
Dexter halts Sikeston's win streak in possible district preview 55-50 (02/27/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- If Thursday's regular season finale between Dexter and Sikeston is any indication of how the upcoming Class 4, District 1 tournament might end up then fans are certainly in for a treat. Dexter edged Sikeston 55-50 at the Sikeston Field House in a game that had the feeling of playoff basketball...
Dexter girls best Sikeston 55-50, Dexter boys fall at Cape Central 75-47 (02/26/15)
SIKESTON -- If Thursday's regular season finale between Dexter and Sikeston is any indication of how the upcoming Class 4, District 1 tournament might end up then fans are certainly in for a treat. Dexter edged Sikeston 55-50 at the Sikeston Field House in a game that had the feeling of playoff basketball...
Bulldogs pick up lopsided win over DeSoto in regular season finale (02/27/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com DESOTO -- With the district tournament looming next week, the Sikeston Bulldogs appear to be peaking at just the right time as they captured their 10th win in the last 11 games, defeating DeSoto 85-51 for the team's third straight road victory this week...
Dexter halts Sikeston's win streak in possible district preview 55-50 (02/27/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- If Thursday's regular season finale between Dexter and Sikeston is any indication of how the upcoming Class 4, District 1 tournament might end up then fans are certainly in for a treat. Dexter edged Sikeston 55-50 at the Sikeston Field House in a game that had the feeling of playoff basketball...
Sikeston notches 64-47 win over Washington (02/26/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com WASHINGTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs continued its hot streak in the month of February as they took to the road to defeat Washington on Wednesday, 64-47. It's Sikeston's ninth win in the last 10 games to improve to 15-8 on the season with one regular season game left before district play...
Dexter girls best Sikeston 55-50, Dexter boys fall at Cape Central 75-47 (02/26/15)
SIKESTON -- If Thursday's regular season finale between Dexter and Sikeston is any indication of how the upcoming Class 4, District 1 tournament might end up then fans are certainly in for a treat. Dexter edged Sikeston 55-50 at the Sikeston Field House in a game that had the feeling of playoff basketball...
February 26, 2015 Scoreboard (02/26/15)
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Sikeston notches 64-47 win over Washington (02/26/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com WASHINGTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs continued its hot streak in the month of February as they took to the road to defeat Washington on Wednesday, 64-47. It's Sikeston's ninth win in the last 10 games to improve to 15-8 on the season with one regular season game left before district play...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston girls top school win mark with victory over Cape Central (02/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs broke the school record for wins Tuesday following a 65-24 victory over Cape Central. Sikeston's 19th win clips the old mark of 18 set in 2006. It's also Sikeston's 13th win in a row -- another school record...
Sikeston takes down Ste. Genevieve 76-58 (02/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com STE. GENEVIEVE -- The Sikeston Bulldogs won for the eighth time in the last nine games as they defeated Ste. Genevieve 76-58 on the road on Monday night. The Bulldogs added the Dragons late to the schedule after having two cancellations due to inclement weather last week...
Sikeston girls top school win mark with victory over Cape Central (02/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs broke the school record for wins Tuesday following a 65-24 victory over Cape Central. Sikeston's 19th win clips the old mark of 18 set in 2006. It's also Sikeston's 13th win in a row -- another school record...
February 24, 2015 Scoreboard (02/24/15)
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Sikeston edges Festus 40-37, ties school win mark (02/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com FESTUS -- The Sikeston girls basketball team tied the school record for wins Monday after slipping past Festus 40-37 on the road. Sikeston clipped its 18th win for the first time since 2006. It's also Sikeston's 12th win in a row...
Sikeston takes down Ste. Genevieve 76-58 (02/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com STE. GENEVIEVE -- The Sikeston Bulldogs won for the eighth time in the last nine games as they defeated Ste. Genevieve 76-58 on the road on Monday night. The Bulldogs added the Dragons late to the schedule after having two cancellations due to inclement weather last week...
Sikeston edges Festus 40-37, ties school win mark (02/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com FESTUS -- The Sikeston girls basketball team tied the school record for wins Monday after slipping past Festus 40-37 on the road. Sikeston clipped its 18th win for the first time since 2006. It's also Sikeston's 12th win in a row...
Jackson girls outshoot Lady Bearcats 60-45 (02/24/15)
JACKSON, Mo. - Following an 11-day layoff the Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball program opened the final week of the regular season a bit rusty Monday night at Jackson. The Bearcats shot just 34 percent (16 of 47) from the field. Jackson on the other hand shot 46 percent (23 of 50) from the field and hit eight of the 19 3-pointers it attempted...
February 23, 2015 Scoreboard (02/23/15)
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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...
Stevens, Smith hang tough and advance to final day of state wrestling meet (02/21/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com COLUMBIA -- Out of the 11 local wrestlers to survive into the second day of the state wrestle championships, only two will be competing on Saturday in the medal round at Mizzou Arena in Columbia. Those two grapplers, New Madrid County Central's Rhiley Smith and Dexter's Ethan Stevens aren't out of the championship bracket, but both will medal by surviving to the final day of their respective tournaments...
Stevens, Smith hang tough and advance to final day of state wrestling meet (02/21/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com COLUMBIA -- Out of the 11 local wrestlers to survive into the second day of the state wrestle championships, only two will be competing on Saturday in the medal round at Mizzou Arena in Columbia. Those two grapplers, New Madrid County Central's Rhiley Smith and Dexter's Ethan Stevens aren't out of the championship bracket, but both will medal by surviving to the final day of their respective tournaments...
Sikeston gets back on track with 81-60 win over Bernie (02/20/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Winter weather has wreaked havoc on area basketball schedules, including the Sikeston Bulldogs which had two games cancelled this week. But the Bulldogs were finally able to take to the court on Thursday and they didn't seem to miss a beat as they defeated Bernie 81-60 on Senior Night at the Field House...
Sikeston gets back on track with 81-60 win over Bernie (02/20/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Winter weather has wreaked havoc on area basketball schedules, including the Sikeston Bulldogs which had two games cancelled this week. But the Bulldogs were finally able to take to the court on Thursday and they didn't seem to miss a beat as they defeated Bernie 81-60 on Senior Night at the Field House...
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...
Sikeston, NMCC and Dexter advance wrestlers in state tournament (02/19/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com COLUMBIA -- Four of Sikeston's seven wrestlers are still in the running for a medal after the first day of the Class 3 state wrestling tournament at Mizzou Arena in Columbia. Javeon Bonner (120), Courtney Hawkins (138), Josh Stinnett (182) and Mitchell Garner (220) each won their first round matches Thursday which moves them into the quarterfinals today...
Sikeston, NMCC and Dexter advance wrestlers in state tournament (02/19/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com COLUMBIA -- Four of Sikeston's seven wrestlers are still in the running for a medal after the first day of the Class 3 state wrestling tournament at Mizzou Arena in Columbia. Javeon Bonner (120), Courtney Hawkins (138), Josh Stinnett (182) and Mitchell Garner (220) each won their first round matches Thursday which moves them into the quarterfinals today...
February 19, 2015 Scoreboard (02/19/15)
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Topping last season, Sikeston sending seven wrestlers to state meet (02/19/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Heading into the Class 3, District 1 tournament last weekend, Sikeston head wrestling coach Chris Lowe was optimistic his team could best last year's performance where they sent five grapplers on to state. Not only did they top last season's performance, but the Bulldogs will be sending seven wrestlers to state, a new high in Lowe's three years leading the program...
Topping last season, Sikeston sending seven wrestlers to state meet (02/19/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Heading into the Class 3, District 1 tournament last weekend, Sikeston head wrestling coach Chris Lowe was optimistic his team could best last year's performance where they sent five grapplers on to state. Not only did they top last season's performance, but the Bulldogs will be sending seven wrestlers to state, a new high in Lowe's three years leading the program...
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Central's Al Young (02/19/15)
Central's Al Young scored a game-high 22 points to lead the Tigers to a 61-50 victory over Sikeston on Friday in a SEMO Conference boys basketball game at the Sikeston Field House. The 6-foot junior knocked down several key shots, including a 3-pointer that tied the game at 11-all during a 13-2 run in the first quarter and a conventional three-point play that extended the Tigers' lead to eight points midway through the final period...
Southeast Missouri State men's basketball team re-energized by JT Jones (02/19/15)
Sikeston native and Southeast Missouri State men's basketball walk-on JT Jones wasn't quite sure what to think when his name was finally called to enter an Ohio Valley Conference game against Eastern Illinois on Feb. 7 at the Show Me Center.
Sikeston sending seven wrestlers to state meet (02/16/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- Seven Sikeston wrestlers will be heading to the Class 3 state meet after a district tournament weekend in Farmington. Sikeston also finished fourth as a team out of 15. Courtney Hawkins (138) was the lone district champion after a 13-3 major decision over Farmington's Camron Haines in the title match...
Central boys basketball team upends Sikeston 61-50 (02/14/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The Sikeston faithful packed their home gymnasium for Friday night's SEMO Conference boys basketball game, and the table was set.
PREP ROUNDUP: All Sikeston grapplers still alive in district tournament (02/14/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- After the first day of the Class 3, District 1 Tournament in Farmington, all 12 Sikeston Bulldog wrestlers are standing tall with their chance to advance to state still in sight. Sikeston advanced six Bulldogs into the semifinals while the other six remain alive in wrestle backs...
Sikeston's conference hopes take big hit in loss to Cape Central (02/14/15)
By Derek James sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A lot was on the line for the Sikeston Bulldogs in Friday night's critical SEMO Conference matchup with Cape Central. Sikeston came into the game riding a six-game winning streak, were still in the running for a SEMO Conference regular season title, as well as most likely the top seed in the upcoming Class 4, District 1 Tournament...
Central boys basketball team upends Sikeston 61-50 (02/14/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The Sikeston faithful packed their home gymnasium for Friday night's SEMO Conference boys basketball game, and the table was set. The Bulldogs carried a six-game winning streak into the contest but needed one more victory to make a convincing case for the coveted top seed in the Class 4, District 1 tournament...
Sikeston races past Charleston in front of big home crowd (02/13/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston girls basketball team didn't disappoint its biggest fan base to date as it cruised to a 63-22 win over Charleston on Thursday. A campaign to "Fill the Field House" prior to Thursday night's contest urged community members, fans, student organizations and anyone in between to attend Sikeston's game against it's rival...
Sikeston wrestling team gearing up for district tournament (02/13/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- After another strong regular season the Sikeston Bulldogs start a potential road to the Missouri state meet. The Class 3, District 1 wrestling tournament begins today at Farmington and the Bulldogs will look to build on last season's success where they sent five wrestlers on to the state tournament...
February 13, 2015 Scoreboard (02/13/15)
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Sikeston races past Charleston in front of big home crowd (02/13/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston girls basketball team didn't disappoint its biggest fan base to date as it cruised to a 63-22 win over Charleston on Thursday. A campaign to "Fill the Field House" prior to Thursday night's contest urged community members, fans, student organizations and anyone in between to attend Sikeston's game against it's rival...
Sikeston wrestling team gearing up for district tournament (02/13/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- After another strong regular season the Sikeston Bulldogs start a potential road to the Missouri state meet. The Class 3, District 1 wrestling tournament begins today at Farmington and the Bulldogs will look to build on last season's success where they sent five wrestlers on to the state tournament...
Jones sparks another Southeast Missouri State basketball win (02/13/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Southeast Missouri State sophomore guard Antonius Cleveland's answer to whether he and his teammates had finally played their best game of the season Thursday night was succinct. "Of course," Cleveland said as broad grins stretched across his and his teammates' faces...
February 12, 2015 Scoreboard (02/12/15)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston upends Jackson, NMCC blows past Caruthersville (02/10/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- Led by Larysa McClellon's 15 points, the Sikeston girls basketball team defeated SEMO Conference foe Jackson 57-47 on the road Monday night. Sikeston (16-4, 4-0 SEMO Conference) fell behind 22-21 by halftime but grabbed a three-point lead going into the fourth quarter. They outscored Jackson, who committed 21 turnovers, 21-13 to pull away from the win...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston upends Jackson, NMCC blows past Caruthersville (02/10/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- Led by Larysa McClellon's 15 points, the Sikeston girls basketball team defeated SEMO Conference foe Jackson 57-47 on the road Monday night. Sikeston (16-4, 4-0 SEMO Conference) fell behind 22-21 by halftime but grabbed a three-point lead going into the fourth quarter. They outscored Jackson, who committed 21 turnovers, 21-13 to pull away from the win...
February 9, 2015 Scoreboard (02/09/15)
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Sikeston upsets Poplar Bluff in SEMO Conference thriller (02/07/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston Bulldogs have been a team that has been searching for its identity for much of the season. Perhaps they are finding it at just the right time. The Bulldogs captured its sixth-straight win with an 81-78 come-from-behind thriller over Poplar Bluff at Peters Gymnasium on Friday night...
Sikeston upsets Poplar Bluff in SEMO Conference thriller (02/07/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston Bulldogs have been a team that has been searching for its identity for much of the season. Perhaps they are finding it at just the right time. The Bulldogs captured its sixth-straight win with an 81-78 come-from-behind thriller over Poplar Bluff at Peters Gymnasium on Friday night...
Sikeston winning streak reaches new height after blasting Rams (02/06/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- It was exactly a month ago when they last felt defeat and now, eight games later, the Bulldogs have yet another first to add to a season full of accomplishments. Sikeston has won eight games in a row which is the longest winning streak during head coach Matt Schonhoff's tenure and is believed to be the longest in the program's history...
February 6, 2015 Scoreboard (02/06/15)
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High school roundup: Delta girls basketball team avenges loss to Puxico (02/06/15)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Delta girls basketball team avenges loss to Puxico (02/06/15)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
Sikeston winning streak reaches new height after blasting Rams (02/06/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- It was exactly a month ago when they last felt defeat and now, eight games later, the Bulldogs have yet another first to add to a season full of accomplishments. Sikeston has won eight games in a row which is the longest winning streak during head coach Matt Schonhoff's tenure and is believed to be the longest in the program's history...
February 5, 2015 Scoreboard (02/05/15)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Charleston takes down Kelly, Oran bows to Greenville (02/03/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Sierra Frazier and Juwanna Walker each scored 19 points to lead Charleston past Kelly 68-56. Charleston (13-4) also got 12 points from Cheyenne Randle. Morgan LeDure led Kelly (13-6) with 12 points. KELLY (56) -- Tori Duenne 9, Morgan LeDure 12, Kaylee Scherer 4, Tessa Johnson 8, Stephanie Worth 8, Logan Ivie 6, Kristi Brucker 7, Dakaria Johnson 2. FG 24, FT 8-17, F 22. (3-pointers: none. Fouled out: none.)...
Big run seals Sikeston's victory over Kennett (02/03/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Coming off a weekend where they captured the 34th Annual Hillsboro Tournament championship, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs continued their hot streak Monday against visiting Kennett. Led by Tyra Bonner's game-high 13 points the Lady Bulldogs built a double-digit lead by halftime and rode a dominant third quarter to a 53-23 turbo-clocked win...
PREP ROUNDUP: Charleston takes down Kelly, Oran bows to Greenville (02/03/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Sierra Frazier and Juwanna Walker each scored 19 points to lead Charleston past Kelly 68-56. Charleston (13-4) also got 12 points from Cheyenne Randle. Morgan LeDure led Kelly (13-6) with 12 points. KELLY (56) -- Tori Duenne 9, Morgan LeDure 12, Kaylee Scherer 4, Tessa Johnson 8, Stephanie Worth 8, Logan Ivie 6, Kristi Brucker 7, Dakaria Johnson 2. FG 24, FT 8-17, F 22. (3-pointers: none. Fouled out: none.)...
Big run seals Sikeston's victory over Kennett (02/03/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Coming off a weekend where they captured the 34th Annual Hillsboro Tournament championship, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs continued their hot streak Monday against visiting Kennett. Led by Tyra Bonner's game-high 13 points the Lady Bulldogs built a double-digit lead by halftime and rode a dominant third quarter to a 53-23 turbo-clocked win...
February 2, 2015 Scoreboard (02/02/15)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston takes home Hillsboro tournament title (01/31/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com HILLSBORO -- For the first time participating in the 34th Hillsboro Girls Tournament Sikeston sure made an impression. Sikeston (13-4) breezed to a 64-38 win over Hillsboro Saturday during the championship game at Hillsboro High School...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston takes home Hillsboro tournament title (01/31/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com HILLSBORO -- For the first time participating in the 34th Hillsboro Girls Tournament Sikeston sure made an impression. Sikeston (13-4) breezed to a 64-38 win over Hillsboro Saturday during the championship game at Hillsboro High School...
Sikeston wins 53rd Annual Fort Zumwalt North Tournament 66-55 (01/31/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com O'FALLON -- Who knows what it is, but the Sikeston Bulldogs enjoy playing in St. Charles County. After dominating the St. Dominic Christmas Tournament for four-straight years before falling in the championship game this season, the Bulldogs tried its hand at the 53rd Annual Fort Zumwalt North Tournament this season...
Sikeston girls basketball team rolls into Hillsboro title game (01/31/15)
HILLSBORO -- The top-seeded Sikeston girls basketball team rolled into the finals of the 34th Annual Hillsboro Tournament with a 74-47 win over No. 4 Ritenour Friday. Sikeston (12-4) will play No. 2 Hillsboro tonight for the tournament championship at 5:30 p.m...
January 30, 2015 Scoreboard (01/30/15)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly wins fourth-straight, Charleston downs Malden (01/30/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Tessa Johnson scored 10 points and Logan Ivie nearly notched a double-double during Kelly's 37-30 road win over Oran Thursday. Kelly (12-5) has won six of its last seven games. Ivie was Kelly's second-leading scorer with nine points while Stephanie Worth added six points and Dakaria Johnson had six steals...
Sikeston hangs on against Hazelwood East, moving on to finals (01/29/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com O'FALLON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs won its fourth-straight game with a 66-54 victory against Hazelwood East on Wednesday in a semifinal matchup of the 53rd Annual Fort Zumwalt North Tournament The third-seeded Bulldogs advance to the championship game where they will play top-seeded Fort Zumwalt North on Friday at 7:15 p.m...
PREP ROUNDUP: Risco falls to Gideon, Sikeston freshman advance to semfinals (01/29/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com GIDEON -- The Risco Tigers lost on the road to Gideon Tuesday 61-47. Luke Simmons led the Tigers (0-17) with 18 points. Drew Fortner added 12. Allen Earnheart paced Gideon with 23 points. Kason Lawrence chipped in 17. Risco will take on Southland on Friday...
Sikeston hangs on against Hazelwood East, moving on to finals (01/29/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com O'FALLON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs won its fourth-straight game with a 66-54 victory against Hazelwood East on Wednesday in a semifinal matchup of the 53rd Annual Fort Zumwalt North Tournament The third-seeded Bulldogs advance to the championship game where they will play top-seeded Fort Zumwalt North on Friday at 7:15 p.m...
PREP ROUNDUP: Risco falls to Gideon, Sikeston freshman advance to semfinals (01/29/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com GIDEON -- The Risco Tigers lost on the road to Gideon Tuesday 61-47. Luke Simmons led the Tigers (0-17) with 18 points. Drew Fortner added 12. Allen Earnheart paced Gideon with 23 points. Kason Lawrence chipped in 17. Risco will take on Southland on Friday...
Fast start fuels Sikeston's win over Troy, Holifield reaches coaching milestone (01/28/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com O'FALLON -- For the third-straight game the Sikeston Bulldogs got off to a torrid start in the first quarter. After scoring 26 and 25 points in the first quarter in blowout wins last week against Farmington and Kennett, respectively, the Bulldogs matched its season high with 26 points in the first quarter against Troy Buchanan on Tuesday in the first round of the 53rd Annual Fort Zumwalt North Invitational Tournament...
Sikeston wrestlers sweep tri-dual on senior night (01/28/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Building on their fourth place finish at last weekend's SEMO Conference Tournament, the Sikeston Bulldog wrestling team celebrated senior night Tuesday with a sweep of visiting Hillsboro and Festus in a triangular dual...
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs advance to semis, NMCC downs South Pemiscot (01/28/15)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com HILLBORO -- The top-seeded Sikeston Lady Bulldogs opened the 34th annual Hillsboro Girls Basketball Tournament on Tuesday with a 60-24 win over No. 8 Freeburg. Sikeston held Freeburg to single-digit scoring all four quarters and built a 27-12 lead by halftime. They went on to outscore Freeburg 33-13 in the second half to secure the win...
Fast start fuels Sikeston's win over Troy, Holifield reaches coaching milestone (01/28/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com O'FALLON -- For the third-straight game the Sikeston Bulldogs got off to a torrid start in the first quarter. After scoring 26 and 25 points in the first quarter in blowout wins last week against Farmington and Kennett, respectively, the Bulldogs matched its season high with 26 points in the first quarter against Troy Buchanan on Tuesday in the first round of the 53rd Annual Fort Zumwalt North Invitational Tournament...
Sikeston wrestlers sweep tri-dual on senior night (01/28/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Building on their fourth place finish at last weekend's SEMO Conference Tournament, the Sikeston Bulldog wrestling team celebrated senior night Tuesday with a sweep of visiting Hillsboro and Festus in a triangular dual...
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs advance to semis, NMCC downs South Pemiscot (01/28/15)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com HILLBORO -- The top-seeded Sikeston Lady Bulldogs opened the 34th annual Hillsboro Girls Basketball Tournament on Tuesday with a 60-24 win over No. 8 Freeburg. Sikeston held Freeburg to single-digit scoring all four quarters and built a 27-12 lead by halftime. They went on to outscore Freeburg 33-13 in the second half to secure the win...
Dexter places 5th at SEMO Conference wrestling tournament, Ethan Stevens wins championship in 170-pound weight class (01/28/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. - The success continued for the Dexter Bearcats varsity wrestling program Saturday as it finished fifth at the SEMO Conference Wrestling Tournament in Sikeston. "I thought we had a good SEMO Conference tournament finishing fifth out of 12 teams for the second straight year," Dexter coach James Sneed said. ...
January 27, 2015 Scoreboard (01/27/15)
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Jackson wrestling team wins third consecutive conference title (01/24/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jackson's third consecutive SEMO Conference wrestling tournament title didn't come without a little drama.
Hawkins, Stevens claim SEMO Conference wrestling titles (01/24/15)
sports@standard-demcorat.com SIKESTON -- Courtney Hawkins wasn't expected to finish or even compete in the 138-pound title match. But entering the SEMO Conference wrestling tournament, Hawkins carried the confidence of a top seed. The Sikeston senior became the school's third SEMO Conference tournament champion in the last eight years after pinning New Madrid County Central's Garrett Manley Saturday at the Sikeston Field House...
Jackson wrestling team wins third consecutive conference title (01/24/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jackson's third consecutive SEMO Conference wrestling tournament title didn't come without a little drama.
Hawkins, Stevens claim SEMO Conference wrestling titles (01/24/15)
sports@standard-demcorat.com SIKESTON -- Courtney Hawkins wasn't expected to finish or even compete in the 138-pound title match. But entering the SEMO Conference wrestling tournament, Hawkins carried the confidence of a top seed. The Sikeston senior became the school's third SEMO Conference tournament champion in the last eight years after pinning New Madrid County Central's Garrett Manley Saturday at the Sikeston Field House...
Sikeston sending nine wrestlers into final bracket of SEMO Conference tournament (01/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston wrestling team is about where they expected to be after pool play of the SEMO Conference Tournament. They are sending nine wrestlers to the championship bracket and are 1.5 points behind in the team standings for third place...
Sikeston sending nine wrestlers into final bracket of SEMO Conference tournament (01/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston wrestling team is about where they expected to be after pool play of the SEMO Conference Tournament. They are sending nine wrestlers to the championship bracket and are 1.5 points behind in the team standings for third place...
Sikeston rolls through Kennett 88-40 (01/23/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The questions that surround Sikeston head coach Gregg Holifield about his basketball team this season have mostly been concerned with consistency. Whether it's scoring or lapses in their historically stout defense, performing in both aspects have been hit or miss...
Lady Bulldogs pull off first-ever win at Poplar Bluff (01/23/15)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Cross another historic win off the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs' checklist. Having already beaten Notre Dame for the first time ever earlier this season, Sikeston improved to 2-0 in conference play with the program's first-ever win at Poplar Bluff, 59-45, Thursday night...
Lady Bulldogs pull off first-ever win at Poplar Bluff (01/23/15)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Cross another historic win off the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs' checklist. Having already beaten Notre Dame for the first time ever earlier this season, Sikeston improved to 2-0 in conference play with the program's first-ever win at Poplar Bluff, 59-45, Thursday night...
Sikeston rolls through Kennett 88-40 (01/23/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The questions that surround Sikeston head coach Gregg Holifield about his basketball team this season have mostly been concerned with consistency. Whether it's scoring or lapses in their historically stout defense, performing in both aspects have been hit or miss...
Sikeston eighth grade basketball team wraps up perfect season (01/23/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston eighth grade basketball team finished its season with an undefeated record for the second straight year after defeating Poplar Bluff 61-31 in the championship game of the Cape Central Junior High Tournament on Thursday...
Sikeston eighth grade basketball team wraps up perfect season (01/23/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston eighth grade basketball team finished its season with an undefeated record for the second straight year after defeating Poplar Bluff 61-31 in the championship game of the Cape Central Junior High Tournament on Thursday...
Sikeston eighth grade and freshman bounce Cape Central (01/22/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston eighth grade basketball team advanced to the championship game of the Cape Central Junior High Tournament with a 48-19 win over the host school on Wednesday night. Sikeston bolted out to a 13-3 lead and a 34-5 halftime lead and were never threatened...
January 22, 2015 Scoreboard (01/22/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Basketball state rankings, playoff host sites set (01/23/15)
The Missouri Basketball Coaches Association released its latest state rankings Jan. 21. Three boys basketball teams and two girls basketball teams from the semoball.com coverage area are state-ranked. The Scott County Central boys are ranked sixth in Class 2, the New Madrid County Central boys are ranked fourth in Class 3 and the Cape Central boys are ranked sixth in Class 4...
Sikeston set to host SEMO Conference wrestling tournament (01/22/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- For the first time in over a decade the Sikeston Field House will be host to the SEMO Conference Tournament wrestling tournament when its kicks off Friday. With a home mat advantage this time around, the hosting Bulldogs hope to best their recent run of fourth place conference finishes against a tough field...
Sikeston eighth grade and freshman bounce Cape Central (01/22/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston eighth grade basketball team advanced to the championship game of the Cape Central Junior High Tournament with a 48-19 win over the host school on Wednesday night. Sikeston bolted out to a 13-3 lead and a 34-5 halftime lead and were never threatened...
Sikeston set to host SEMO Conference wrestling tournament (01/22/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- For the first time in over a decade the Sikeston Field House will be host to the SEMO Conference Tournament wrestling tournament when its kicks off Friday. With a home mat advantage this time around, the hosting Bulldogs hope to best their recent run of fourth place conference finishes against a tough field...
Sikeston gets back to .500 after resounding win over Farmington (01/21/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs have been waiting for a performance like this. Having lost four of its last five games, the Bulldogs are a team still searching for its identity after several personnel changes and roster moves this year...
Sikeston girls basketball team pressures Perryville in 61-22 win (01/21/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Back to back games from the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs have yielded lopsided results. Not just by their margin of victory, but the colossal amount of turnovers they create too. Sikeston has made the most of 70 combined turnovers from its last two opponents with the latest being a 61-22 victory over Perryville on Tuesday at the Sikeston Field House...
Southeast Missourian football player of the year: Cape Central's Al Young (01/21/15)
Some players wait for the ball to come to them, and some go and get it. Al Young is most definitely the latter.
Sikeston girls basketball team pressures Perryville in 61-22 win (01/21/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Back to back games from the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs have yielded lopsided results. Not just by their margin of victory, but the colossal amount of turnovers they create too. Sikeston has made the most of 70 combined turnovers from its last two opponents with the latest being a 61-22 victory over Perryville on Tuesday at the Sikeston Field House...
Sikeston gets back to .500 after resounding win over Farmington (01/21/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs have been waiting for a performance like this. Having lost four of its last five games, the Bulldogs are a team still searching for its identity after several personnel changes and roster moves this year...
Kelly boys upend East Prairie (01/21/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
High school roundup: Kelly boys upend East Prairie at conference tournament (01/21/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
January 20, 2015 Scoreboard (01/20/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly upends Scott City, Sikeston wrestlers finish sixth at 141 Rumble (01/19/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Logan Ivie's double-double helped lead the Kelly Lady Hawks to a 54-26 win over visiting Scott City Monday 54-26. Ivie led Kelly (10-4) with 15 points and 10 rebounds. Tessa Johnson added 13 points and four steals...
PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly upends Scott City, Sikeston wrestlers finish sixth at 141 Rumble (01/19/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Logan Ivie's double-double helped lead the Kelly Lady Hawks to a 54-26 win over visiting Scott City Monday 54-26. Ivie led Kelly (10-4) with 15 points and 10 rebounds. Tessa Johnson added 13 points and four steals...
Sikeston sputters in 63-51 loss to Jackson (01/17/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs could not have asked for a better start to Friday night's SEMO Conference matchup with Jackson. The Bulldogs jumped out to a 10-0 lead and were overwhelming the Indians with pressure and relentless defense...
Sikeston sputters in 63-51 loss to Jackson (01/17/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs could not have asked for a better start to Friday night's SEMO Conference matchup with Jackson. The Bulldogs jumped out to a 10-0 lead and were overwhelming the Indians with pressure and relentless defense...
Sikeston wears down Notre Dame for the second time this season (01/16/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- It wasn't definitively known if the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs had ever beaten Notre Dame after Sikeston did just that on Nov. 22 during the consolation semifinals of the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic. We know now, however, that Thursday night marked the first time Sikeston had beaten their district rival in back to back games...
January 16, 2015 Scoreboard (01/16/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Sikeston wears down Notre Dame for the second time this season (01/16/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- It wasn't definitively known if the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs had ever beaten Notre Dame after Sikeston did just that on Nov. 22 during the consolation semifinals of the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic. We know now, however, that Thursday night marked the first time Sikeston had beaten their district rival in back to back games...
Sikeston's ninth and eighth grade basketball teams take wins (01/15/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston eighth grade basketball team defeated Poplar Bluff 52-34 on Wednesday at Sikeston Junior High School. Sikeston also won the "B" game 50-41 over the Mules 7th grade team. In the "A" game, Sikeston jumped out to a 13-1 lead but Poplar Bluff cut the lead to 23-17 by halftime...
January 15, 2015 Scoreboard (01/15/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Jackson wrestling team dominates at home meet (01/15/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
Sikeston wrestlers finish 2-1 at Jackson quad (01/15/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- The Sikeston wrestling team finished a four-team dual at Jackson High School with a 2-1 record. Sikeston's lone loss was to Jackson 57-6. The Bulldogs took down Ste. Genevieve 42-28 and Windsor 53-16. Mitchell Garner (220) gave Sikeston its only win against Jackson, who swept the meet, by pinning Jameson McCullough. Garner finished the night 2-1...
Sikeston wrestlers finish 2-1 at Jackson quad (01/15/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- The Sikeston wrestling team finished a four-team dual at Jackson High School with a 2-1 record. Sikeston's lone loss was to Jackson 57-6. The Bulldogs took down Ste. Genevieve 42-28 and Windsor 53-16. Mitchell Garner (220) gave Sikeston its only win against Jackson, who swept the meet, by pinning Jameson McCullough. Garner finished the night 2-1...
Sikeston's ninth and eighth grade basketball teams take wins (01/15/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston eighth grade basketball team defeated Poplar Bluff 52-34 on Wednesday at Sikeston Junior High School. Sikeston also won the "B" game 50-41 over the Mules 7th grade team. In the "A" game, Sikeston jumped out to a 13-1 lead but Poplar Bluff cut the lead to 23-17 by halftime...
High school roundup: Jackson wrestling team dominates at home meet (01/15/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Wednesday.
Sikeston blitzed by state-ranked Carbondale (01/14/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- There are no breathers on the Sikeston Bulldogs' schedule, and that includes the Carbondale Terriers which may just be the most talented team the Bulldogs have played in quite some time. Carbondale, which is ranked third in Illinois Class 3A, blitzed the Bulldogs on Tuesday at the Field House 71-51...
Sikeston blitzed by state-ranked Carbondale (01/14/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- There are no breathers on the Sikeston Bulldogs' schedule, and that includes the Carbondale Terriers which may just be the most talented team the Bulldogs have played in quite some time. Carbondale, which is ranked third in Illinois Class 3A, blitzed the Bulldogs on Tuesday at the Field House 71-51...
Restless Sikeston blows by NMCC 63-26 (01/13/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Before Monday, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs had played one game in 16 days. Like a caged animal waiting to escape, Sikeston was finally allowed to run wild and bolted past New Madrid County Central 63-26. "There's been a lot of practice days and it's almost to the point where you're tired of practice and you just need to play games," Sikeston head coach Matt Schonhoff said. ...
January 13, 2015 Scoreboard (01/13/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Restless Sikeston blows by NMCC 63-26 (01/13/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Before Monday, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs had played one game in 16 days. Like a caged animal waiting to escape, Sikeston was finally allowed to run wild and bolted past New Madrid County Central 63-26. "There's been a lot of practice days and it's almost to the point where you're tired of practice and you just need to play games," Sikeston head coach Matt Schonhoff said. ...
Sikeston eighth graders defeat Clarkton, freshman fall to Jackson (01/13/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston eighth grade basketball team improved to 10-0 on the season with a 71-35 win over Clarkton on Monday at the Sikeston Junior High School. Sikeston led 20-10 after one quarter and 37-19 at the half before putting the Reindeer away with an 18-3 run in the third quarter...
Sikeston eighth graders defeat Clarkton, freshman fall to Jackson (01/13/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston eighth grade basketball team improved to 10-0 on the season with a 71-35 win over Clarkton on Monday at the Sikeston Junior High School. Sikeston led 20-10 after one quarter and 37-19 at the half before putting the Reindeer away with an 18-3 run in the third quarter...
January 12, 2015 Scoreboard (01/12/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
PREP ROUNDUP: NMCC takes down Northwest, Bravettes fall to Portageville (01/10/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE CENTRAL -- Sophomore Javarcus Word scored a game-high 28 points during New Madrid County Central's 73-58 win over Northwest Academy from St. Louis Saturday at the Tiger Shootout at Cape Central High School. Seniors Willie Jimerson and Asten Newsom added 23 and 13 points...
Sikeston rebounds with 71-56 win over MICDS (01/10/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Bulldogs rebounded from a disappointing loss on Friday night with a 71-56 victory over Mary Institute and Country Day School in the 20th Annual Tiger Shootout at Cape Central High School on Saturday afternoon...
Charleston 'grows up' in 73-69 win over Sikeston at home (01/10/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Even since his sophomore season, the Sikeston Bulldogs have never had an answer for Charleston standout Delfincko Bogan. On Friday night Sikeston finally found a way to slow Bogan down but it couldn't slow down his teammates as Charleston held on for a 73-69 win over the Bulldogs in front of an overflow crowd at Charleston High School...
PREP ROUNDUP: NMCC takes down Northwest, Bravettes fall to Portageville (01/10/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE CENTRAL -- Sophomore Javarcus Word scored a game-high 28 points during New Madrid County Central's 73-58 win over Northwest Academy from St. Louis Saturday at the Tiger Shootout at Cape Central High School. Seniors Willie Jimerson and Asten Newsom added 23 and 13 points...
Sikeston rebounds with 71-56 win over MICDS (01/10/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Bulldogs rebounded from a disappointing loss on Friday night with a 71-56 victory over Mary Institute and Country Day School in the 20th Annual Tiger Shootout at Cape Central High School on Saturday afternoon...
Charleston 'grows up' in 73-69 win over Sikeston at home (01/10/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Even since his sophomore season, the Sikeston Bulldogs have never had an answer for Charleston standout Delfincko Bogan. On Friday night Sikeston finally found a way to slow Bogan down but it couldn't slow down his teammates as Charleston held on for a 73-69 win over the Bulldogs in front of an overflow crowd at Charleston High School...
January 9, 2015 Scoreboard (01/09/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Sikeston freshman and eighth grade basketball teams take down Cape Central (01/09/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston freshman basketball team took down visiting Cape Central 61-42 Thursday. Don Larry led the way with 18 points and Austin Branch added 14 for Sikeston, who improved to 3-1 on the year. CAPE CENTRAL (42) -- Parker 9, Carter 11, Margenthaler 9, A. Harris 11, E. Harris 2. FG 18 FT 2-12 F 18. (3-pointers: Carter 1, Margenthaler 3. Fouled out: none.)...
Sikeston freshman and eighth grade basketball teams take down Cape Central (01/09/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston freshman basketball team took down visiting Cape Central 61-42 Thursday. Don Larry led the way with 18 points and Austin Branch added 14 for Sikeston, who improved to 3-1 on the year. CAPE CENTRAL (42) -- Parker 9, Carter 11, Margenthaler 9, A. Harris 11, E. Harris 2. FG 18 FT 2-12 F 18. (3-pointers: Carter 1, Margenthaler 3. Fouled out: none.)...
Sikeston dominates competition at quad-meet in Marion, Ill. (01/08/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com MARION, Ill. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs' wrestling team continued its recent hot streak on Wednesday with a sweep of the competition at a quad-meet in Marion, Ill. The Bulldogs took down Poplar Bluff 53-21, Carterville, Ill., 60-13 and host Marion County, Ill., 52-15...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston dominates at quad-meet, Bravettes advance (01/08/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com MARION, Ill. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs' wrestling team continued its recent hot streak on Wednesday with a sweep of the competition at a quad-meet in Marion, Ill. The Bulldogs took down Poplar Bluff 53-21, Carterville, Ill., 60-13 and host Marion County, Ill., 52-15...
Bulldog wrestling team sweeps home meet (01/07/15)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team picked up a pair of dominant wins against Kennett and Park Hills Central on Tuesday while hosting a tri-meet. Sikeston defeated the Indians 70-4 and the Rebels 58-13. Against Kennett, eight of their matches were won by pinfall while surrendering only one match...
Lady Bulldogs edged by Farmington 49-46 (01/07/15)
FARMINGTON -- Turnovers prevented the Farmington girls basketball team from pulling away, and also stopped visiting Sikeston from ultimately completing a comeback on Monday night. The Knights survived an anxious final minute, and prevailed 49-46 for their third consecutive victory as both teams returned to the court from a lengthy holiday break...
Lady Bulldogs edged by Farmington 49-46 (01/07/15)
FARMINGTON -- Turnovers prevented the Farmington girls basketball team from pulling away, and also stopped visiting Sikeston from ultimately completing a comeback on Monday night. The Knights survived an anxious final minute, and prevailed 49-46 for their third consecutive victory as both teams returned to the court from a lengthy holiday break...
Bulldog wrestling team sweeps home meet (01/07/15)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team picked up a pair of dominant wins against Kennett and Park Hills Central on Tuesday while hosting a tri-meet. Sikeston defeated the Indians 70-4 and the Rebels 58-13. Against Kennett, eight of their matches were won by pinfall while surrendering only one match...
Bogan, Bluejays prep for rival during 89-46 victory over Doniphan (01/07/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Moments after topping all scorers with 34 points, Charleston's Delfincko Bogan had the upcoming matchup against Sikeston on his mind. He thought of the 89-46 win over visiting Doniphan Tuesday night as a tuneup for Charleston's arch rival and did all he could to help himself and his teammates prepare for the always anticipated SEMO Conference battle...
Sikeston wrestling team splits with Jefferson City and Fox (01/02/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ARNOLD -- The Sikeston wrestling team split a trial dual with Fox and Jefferson City on Tuesday at Fox High School. The Bulldogs defeated Fox 52-22 but fell to Jefferson City 66-4. "This was a very tough dual for us and the kids wrestled well," Sikeston wrestling coach Chris Lowe said. "We should have done better against Jefferson City, but they are a very tough team."...
Sikeston wrestling team splits with Jefferson City and Fox (01/02/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ARNOLD -- The Sikeston wrestling team split a trial dual with Fox and Jefferson City on Tuesday at Fox High School. The Bulldogs defeated Fox 52-22 but fell to Jefferson City 66-4. "This was a very tough dual for us and the kids wrestled well," Sikeston wrestling coach Chris Lowe said. "We should have done better against Jefferson City, but they are a very tough team."...
Sikeston falls to Ft. Zumwalt South 82-80 in overtime during St. Dominic finale (12/30/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com O'FALLON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs have had some thrilling finishes in the St. Dominic Christmas Tournament, but Monday night's championship game against Fort Zumwalt South may have been the most exciting yet. But this time it wasn't the Bulldogs hoisting the championship plaque as top-seeded Zumwalt South pulled out an 82-80 overtime victory in the 21st year of the tournament...
Lady Bulldogs win St. Dominic Christmas Tournament consolation championship (12/29/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com O'FALLON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs basketball team finished off its run in the 21st Annual St. Dominic Christmas Tournament with a consolation championship victory over Timberland, upsetting the fifth-seeded Wolves 52-40 on Monday morning at St. Dominic High School...
Bernie, Bloomfield & Dexter collect first-round wins at BCT (all BCT box scores included) (12/27/14)
Three SCAA teams remain in contention for the ultimate prize at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament after Day 1 action. The Bernie Mules, Dexter Bearcats and Bloomfield Wildcats secured opening-round victories Friday at the 16-team tournament...
Sikeston reaches fifth-straight St. Dominic Christmas Tournament title game (12/28/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com O'FALLON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs boys basketball team is back in the championship game of the 21st Annual St. Dominic Christmas Tournament after defeating Timberland 61-48 on Saturday night at St. Dominic High School. The second-seeded Bulldogs will play top-seeded Fort Zumwalt South on Monday at 8:15 p.m. as Sikeston will be going for its fifth-straight tournament title...
Sikeston girls advance to St. Dominic tournament consolation title game (12/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com O'FALLON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs basketball team advanced to the consolation championship of the 21st Annual St. Dominic Christmas Tournament with a 48-31 win over Parkway West on Saturday morning. Sixth-seeded Sikeston (5-3) used its pressure defense and and speed to shut down the seventh-seeded Longhorns' offense...
Bulldogs race past Parkway North for 67-43 first round win (12/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com O'FALLON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs boys basketball team advanced to the championship bracket of the 21st Annual St. Dominic Christmas Tournament with a 67-43 win over Parkway North on Friday night at St. Dominic High School...
Lady Bulldogs fall to host St. Dominic 51-42 in first round (12/27/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com O'FALLON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs fell into the consolation bracket of the 21st Annual St. Dominic Christmas Tournament after a 51-42 loss to the host school on Friday night. Sixth-seeded Sikeston was scheduled to play No. 7 seed Parkway West on Saturday but results were not available at press time...
All-Standard Democrat Football team (12/24/14)
About this team: The All-SD team was chosen by the Standard Democrat sports department from our coverage area that includes: Chaffee, Charleston, Dexter, East Prairie, Kelly, Malden, NMCC, Portageville and Sikeston
All-Standard Democrat Football team (12/24/14)
About this team: The All-SD team was chosen by the Standard Democrat sports department from our coverage area that includes: Chaffee, Charleston, Dexter, East Prairie, Kelly, Malden, NMCC, Portageville and Sikeston
All-Standard Democrat Football team (12/24/14)
Offense QB -- Peyton Pollock, sr., 6-1, 200, Dexter ------------------------ RB -- Dremond Robinson, sr., 5-6, 180, Malden ------------------------ RB -- Earnest Fobbs, jr., 6-1, 179, Sikeston ------------------------ RB -- Daniel McCray, jr., 5-9, 178, Portageville...
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs nab rare win over Notre Dame (12/23/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- For the first time in his coaching career at Sikeston, head coach Matt Schonhoff has topped Notre Dame. The fifth-year coach led his team to a resounding 56-34 win over Notre Dame during the third place game at the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau on Monday...
Notre Dame falls to Sikeston in third-place game of Kelso Supply tourney (12/22/14)
Fifth-seeded Notre Dame turned the ball over 37 times before being dealt a rare 56-34 loss to third-seeded Sikeston in the third-place game of the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic at the Show Me Center.
Garner takes first at Tiger Classic (12/22/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Sikeston junior Mitchell Garner took first place in the 220-pound weight division Saturday to cap a stellar finish for the Sikeston wrestling team. Garner topped Jackson's Jameson McCullough after a 10-8 decision. "Mitchell wrestled very tough and won in controlling fashion," Sikeston head coach Chris Lowe said...
Notre Dame falls to Sikeston in third-place game of Kelso Supply tourney (12/22/14)
Fifth-seeded Notre Dame turned the ball over 37 times before being dealt a rare 56-34 loss to third-seeded Sikeston in the third-place game of the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic at the Show Me Center.
Garner takes first at Tiger Classic (12/22/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Sikeston senior Mitchell Garner took first place in the 220-pound weight division Saturday to cap a stellar finish for the Sikeston wrestling team. Garner topped Jackson's Jameson McCullough after a 10-8 decision. "Mitchell wrestled very tough and won in controlling fashion," Sikeston head coach Chris Lowe said...
Jackson wrestlers win third consecutive Tiger Classic (12/21/14)
There are several ways to assess the dominance of the Jackson wrestling team.
Sikeston swarms Notre Dame 62-32 to end skid (12/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Not many people saw this one coming. Here's Sikeston, losers of three straight, hosting Notre Dame on Friday, which is coming off an impressive 65-48 road win over newly crowned SEMO Conference Tournament champion New Madrid County Central...
Sikeston swarms Notre Dame 62-32 to end skid (12/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Not many people saw this one coming. Here's Sikeston, losers of three straight, hosting Notre Dame on Friday, which is coming off an impressive 65-48 road win over newly crowned SEMO Conference Tournament champion New Madrid County Central...
Notre Dame boys basketball team falls to Sikeston 62-32 (12/19/14)
Notre Dame senior Derek Hulshof netted a layup and a pair of free throws less than a minute into the second quarter, cutting Sikeston's lead to 13-10. The run was short-lived as Sikeston junior Dominique Dyes converted on a fastbreak steal that sparked a 13-2 run inside the final five minutes of the first half, giving Sikeston enough separation to cruise to a 62-32 victory on Friday at Sikeston High School.
Jackson girls basketball team advances to tourney final (12/19/14)
Cassidi Tomsu netted 12 of her game-high 26 points in the second quarter, lifting the second-seeded Indians to a 59-36 victory over third-seeded Sikeston in the second semifinal of the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic on Thursday at the Show Me Center.
Sikeston falls in Classic semifinals to Jackson 59-36 (12/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A night of offensive struggles proved too much for the third-seeded Sikeston Lady Bulldogs to overcome Thursday night as they took on second-seeded Jackson in the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic semifinals...
Notre Dame boys basketball team falls to Sikeston 62-32 (12/19/14)
Notre Dame senior Derek Hulshof netted a layup and a pair of free throws less than a minute into the second quarter, cutting Sikeston's lead to 13-10. The run was short-lived as Sikeston junior Dominique Dyes converted on a fastbreak steal that sparked a 13-2 run inside the final five minutes of the first half, giving Sikeston enough separation to cruise to a 62-32 victory on Friday at Sikeston High School.
Sikeston falls in Classic semifinals to Jackson 59-36 (12/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A night of offensive struggles proved too much for the third-seeded Sikeston Lady Bulldogs to overcome Thursday night as they took on second-seeded Jackson in the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic semifinals...
Jackson girls basketball team advances to tourney final (12/19/14)
Plagued by 10 turnovers alone in the second quarter, Jackson turned to Cassidi Tomsu to carry the load. The junior netted 12 of her game-high 26 points in the second quarter, lifting the second-seeded Indians to a 59-36 victory over third-seeded Sikeston in the second semifinal of the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic on Thursday at the Show Me Center...
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...
Sikeston dominates Perryville to advance to Classic semifinals (12/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Frustrating sixth-seeded Perryville on both ends of the court Wednesday, the third-seeded Sikeston Lady Bulldogs picked up a convincing 57-25 win to advance to the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic semifinals...
Sikeston junior high splits with Cape Central (12/18/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston seventh and eighth grade basketball teams split with Cape Central on Wednesday night at Cape Central Junior High. Sikeston's eighth graders remained undefeated and improved to 8-0 on the season with a 55-24 win over the Tigers. The seventh grade Bulldogs wrapped up its season at 4-6 with a 56-34 loss to the Tigers...
Sikeston soccer has two named to all-state teams (12/18/14)
Two Sikeston soccer players were recently named to Missouri all-state teams. Sophomore Sam Cox was selected as an honorable mention all-state player in Class 3 and senior Layton Jones was named to the academic all-state team. Cox led the Bulldogs with 20 goals scored and also had nine assists...
December 18, 2014 Scoreboard (12/18/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Sikeston dominates Perryville to advance to Classic semifinals (12/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Frustrating sixth-seeded Perryville on both ends of the court Wednesday, the third-seeded Sikeston Lady Bulldogs picked up a convincing 57-25 win to advance to the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic semifinals...
Sikeston junior high splits with Cape Central (12/18/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston seventh and eighth grade basketball teams split with Cape Central on Wednesday night at Cape Central Junior High. Sikeston's eighth graders remained undefeated and improved to 8-0 on the season with a 55-24 win over the Tigers. The seventh grade Bulldogs wrapped up its season at 4-6 with a 56-34 loss to the Tigers...
Kelso Supply Holiday Classic roundup: Saxony Lutheran routs Scott City in tourney opener (12/17/14)
The Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team opened the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic with a convincing 96-12 win over the Scott City Rams on Wednesday at the Show Me Center.
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...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston falls on the road to Greene Co. Tech 68-61 (12/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PARAGOULD, Ark. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs fell to 2-3 on the season Tuesday following its 68-61 road loss to Greene County Tech in Paragould, Ark. Sikeston's current three-game losing streak is its first since 2006. Senior Corbyn Blissett led Sikeston with 20 points while freshman Fred Thatch added 16. Sikeston went 15 of 28 from the free throw line...
Unbeaten Crusaders carry top seed in girls tourney (12/17/14)
Last season the Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team entered the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic as the top seed. The Crusaders reached the championship game for the second straight season before falling to Notre Dame in the championship game 40-37. Saxony again will hold the No. 1 seed in the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic when it takes the court against eighth-seeded Scott City at 4 p.m. today at the Show Me Center.
Kelso Supply Holiday Classic roundup: Saxony Lutheran routs Scott City in tourney opener (12/17/14)
The Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team opened the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic with a convincing 96-12 win over the Scott City Rams on Wednesday at the Show Me Center.
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...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston falls on the road to Greene Co. Tech 68-61 (12/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PARAGOULD, Ark. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs fell to 2-3 on the season Tuesday following its 68-61 road loss to Greene County Tech in Paragould, Ark. Sikeston's current three-game losing streak is its first since 2006. Senior Corbyn Blissett led Sikeston with 20 points while freshman Fred Thatch added 16. Sikeston went 15 of 28 from the free throw line...
Smith signs with Lyon College (12/17/14)
PREP ROUNDUP: Cummins leads Oran past NMCC, Sikeston junior high sweeps Mules (12/16/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Oran's Allie Cummins had 17 points and 18 rebounds while leading the Lady Eagles past visiting New Madrid County Central Monday 40-37. Ashlyn McIntosh added 10 points for Oran. NMCC was led by Shanterra Waters who scored 23. Keisha Rainer added seven...
December 16, 2014 Scoreboard (12/16/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
PREP ROUNDUP: Cummins leads Oran past NMCC, Sikeston junior high sweeps Mules (12/16/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Oran's Allie Cummins had 17 points and 18 rebounds while leading the Lady Eagles past visiting New Madrid County Central Monday 40-37. Ashlyn McIntosh added 10 points for Oran. NMCC was led by Shanterra Waters who scored 23. Keisha Rainer added seven...
Sikeston grapplers take fourth place at 12-team duals at Farmington (12/15/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- The Sikeston wrestling team placed fourth in the 12-team Farmington Duals on Saturday at Farmington. Ste. Genevieve won the event followed by Farmington then Christian Brothers High School from Tenn., who won a tie-breaker against Sikeston for third...
Sikeston grapplers take fourth place at 12-team duals at Farmington (12/15/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- The Sikeston wrestling team placed fourth in the 12-team Farmington Duals on Saturday at Farmington. Ste. Genevieve won the event followed by Farmington then Christian Brothers High School from Tenn., who won a tie-breaker against Sikeston for third...
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...
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...
PREP ROUNDUP: Rebels earn first win of the season, Risco falls to Delta C-7 65-49 (12/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com WARDELL -- With a dominant fourth quarter the Richland Rebels secured their first win of the season Thursday, taking down North Pemiscot 77-63. The Rebels trailed 33-29 at halftime before closing within a point entering the final quarter, 46-45. That where Richland made their run, outscoring North Pemiscot 32-17 in the fourth to pull out the win...
PREP ROUNDUP: Rebels earn first win of the season, Risco falls to Delta C-7 65-49 (12/12/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com WARDELL -- With a dominant fourth quarter the Richland Rebels secured their first win of the season Thursday, taking down North Pemiscot 77-63. The Rebels trailed 33-29 at halftime before closing within a point entering the final quarter, 46-45. That where Richland made their run, outscoring North Pemiscot 32-17 in the fourth to pull out the win...
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...
Cape Central bounces Sikeston from SEMO Conference tournament 62-59 (12/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs know how to make things exciting. Now they just need to learn how to win. For the second straight game the Bulldogs lost a nail-biter, this time falling to Cape Central 62-59 on Wednesday night in the consolation semifinals of the SEMO Conference Tournament...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston wrestlers split dual, Kelly advances to tourney final (12/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston wrestling team split a dual between Carbondale, Ill., and Cape Central Wednesday at Cape Central High School. Sikeston took down Cape Central 60-18 but fell to Carbondale 37-26. Robert Rodgers (170), Devin Cochran (182) and Gage Barber (220) all won both their matches...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston wrestlers split dual, Kelly advances to tourney final (12/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston wrestling team split a dual between Carbondale, Ill., and Cape Central Wednesday at Cape Central High School. Sikeston took down Cape Central 60-18 but fell to Carbondale 37-26. Robert Rodgers (170), Devin Cochran (182) and Gage Barber (220) all won both their matches...
Cape Central bounces Sikeston from SEMO Conference tournament 62-59 (12/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs know how to make things exciting. Now they just need to learn how to win. For the second straight game the Bulldogs lost a nail-biter, this time falling to Cape Central 62-59 on Wednesday night in the consolation semifinals of the SEMO Conference Tournament...
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...
PREP ROUNDUP: Oran bests Risco, Sikeston junior high splits with Charleston (12/10/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- Hunter Schlosser scored 19 points and had five rebounds leading the Oran Eagles past Risco 61-44 on the road Tuesday. Max Priggel added 14 points, five rebounds and three steals for Oran (2-2) while Jacob Priggel scored 11 and grabbed a game-high 14 rebounds...
December 10, 2014 Scoreboard (12/10/14)
All high school sports scores reported to semoball.com
PREP ROUNDUP: Oran bests Risco, Sikeston junior high splits with Charleston (12/10/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- Hunter Schlosser scored 19 points and had five rebounds leading the Oran Eagles past Risco 61-44 on the road Tuesday. Max Priggel added 14 points, five rebounds and three steals for Oran (2-2) while Jacob Priggel scored 11 and grabbed a game-high 14 rebounds...
Charleston pulls off wild first round upset over Sikeston in SEMO Conference tournament (12/09/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- If Monday night's first round game between Sikeston and Charleston is any indication, this year's SEMO Conference tournament will not be for the faint of heart. The third-seeded Bulldogs and sixth-seeded Charleston engaged in an epic battle at the Sikeston Field House with Charleston rallying to defeat its arch rival 79-78 in perhaps the most intense and thrilling first round game in the history of the tournament's nine-year existence...
Charleston pulls off wild first round upset over Sikeston in SEMO Conference tournament (12/09/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- If Monday night's first round game between Sikeston and Charleston is any indication, this year's SEMO Conference tournament will not be for the faint of heart. The third-seeded Bulldogs and sixth-seeded Charleston engaged in an epic battle at the Sikeston Field House with Charleston rallying to defeat its arch rival 79-78 in perhaps the most intense and thrilling first round game in the history of the tournament's nine-year existence...
Sikeston wrestlers sweep own 9-team dual tournament (12/08/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The first-ever Sikeston Duals took place Saturday at the Sikeston Field House and the Bulldogs wrestling team made the most of its new tournament. Sikeston won the Red pool going 4-0 and seven of its wrestlers remained undefeated on the season...
December 8, 2014 Scoreboard (12/08/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Sikeston wrestlers sweep own 9-team dual tournament (12/08/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The first-ever Sikeston Duals took place Saturday at the Sikeston Field House and the Bulldogs wrestling team made the most of its new tournament. Sikeston won the Red pool going 4-0 and seven of its wrestlers remained undefeated on the season...
Sikeston cruises past Dexter in home opener (12/06/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- New Dexter head coach Josh Dowdy had a game-plan against the Sikeston Bulldogs and he was sticking to it. No matter what. Dowdy's tactic to slow the tempo of the game and keep the ball away from the Bulldogs worked early, but the Bearcats couldn't generate enough offense as Sikeston cruised to a 52-27 SEMO Conference win in its home opener at the Field House on Friday night...
Dexter wrestling team earns split at first meet (12/06/14)
The Dexter varsity wrestling team opened its season Thursday night with a split in a road meet. Dexter beat Notre Dame 72-6 and lost to Sikeston 49-21. Dexter is back in action Dec. 6 when it competes in the Sikeston Invitational. Dexter also hosts NMCC and Carterville, Ill., Tuesday at 5 p.m...
Dexter girls fall to Saxony Lutheran, Sikeston boys best Dexter basketball team (12/06/14)
FARMINGTON, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team went kneck and kneck with the Saxony Lutheran Crusaders for the final three quarters of play Friday night but was unable to overcome an early deficit...
Sikeston cruises past Dexter in home opener (12/06/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- New Dexter head coach Josh Dowdy had a game-plan against the Sikeston Bulldogs and he was sticking to it. No matter what. Dowdy's tactic to slow the tempo of the game and keep the ball away from the Bulldogs worked early, but the Bearcats couldn't generate enough offense as Sikeston cruised to a 52-27 SEMO Conference win in its home opener at the Field House on Friday night...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston wrestling team sweeps Dexter, Notre Dame (12/05/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston wrestling team swept its dual match against Dexter and Notre Dame Thursday night at Notre Dame High School. Sikeston took down Dexter 49-21 and Notre Dame 80-0. Results from the Dexter match are as follows:...
December 5, 2014 Scoreboard (12/05/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston wrestling team sweeps Dexter, Notre Dame (12/05/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston wrestling team swept its dual match against Dexter and Notre Dame Thursday night at Notre Dame High School. Sikeston took down Dexter 49-21 and Notre Dame 80-0. Results from the Dexter match are as follows:...
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...
PREP ROUNDUP: Dexter downs Notre Dame, Sikeston freshman and JH teams win (12/04/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- Melanie McKuin and Hannah Thurmon each scored 21 points as the Dexter Lady Bearcats cruised past Notre Dame 82-51 Wednesday during the Farmington Invitational tournament. Thurman added 10 rebounds and four blocks while Krysten Garrison added 16 points and 10 rebounds...
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...
PREP ROUNDUP: Dexter downs Notre Dame, Sikeston freshman and JH teams win (12/04/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- Melanie McKuin and Hannah Thurmon each scored 21 points as the Dexter Lady Bearcats cruised past Notre Dame 82-51 Wednesday during the Farmington Invitational tournament. Thurman added 10 rebounds and four blocks while Krysten Garrison added 16 points and 10 rebounds...
Sikeston opens season with 62-51 win over Blytheville, Ark. (12/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. -- With nearly an entire new team, the Sikeston Bulldogs are bound to go through a few growing pains this season. In the season opener at Blytheville on Tuesday, the Bulldogs showed signs of being a strong defensive team as well as a hard-nosed rebounding team, but also showed some inexperience in handling situations late...
PREP ROUNDUP: NMCC rolls past Eagles, Braves open with OIT win (12/03/14)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Senior Willie Jimerson scored a game-high 21 points and the New Madrid County Central Eagles took down visiting East Prairie 75-36 Tuesday. Jarvarcus Word added 18 points for NMCC, who moved to 3-0 to start the season...
Dexter suffers opening season loss to Bluejays 76-47 (12/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- With back-to-back games against Charleston and Sikeston to open the season followed by the SEMO Conference tournament, new Dexter head coach Josh Dowdy has a front-loaded schedule few would envy taking over a program...
Sikeston opens season with 62-51 win over Blytheville, Ark. (12/03/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. -- With nearly an entire new team, the Sikeston Bulldogs are bound to go through a few growing pains this season. In the season opener at Blytheville on Tuesday, the Bulldogs showed signs of being a strong defensive team as well as a hard-nosed rebounding team, but also showed some inexperience in handling situations late...
PREP ROUNDUP: Risco drops to Bernie, Lady Jays take down East Prairie (12/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com HOLCOMB -- The Risco Tigers lost its opening round game of the Holcomb Invitational tournament Monday falling to Bernie 57-32. Risco, the eighth seed, was led by Luke Simmons' 14 points. Drew Fortner scored nine. Matt Vernon led the top-seeded Mules with 18 points. Brandson Sparks added 12...
PREP ROUNDUP: Risco drops to Bernie, Lady Jays take down East Prairie (12/02/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com HOLCOMB -- The Risco Tigers lost its opening round game of the Holcomb Invitational tournament Monday falling to Bernie 57-32. Risco, the eighth seed, was led by Luke Simmons' 14 points. Drew Fortner scored nine. Matt Vernon led the top-seeded Mules with 18 points. Brandson Sparks added 12...
Sikeston junior varsity takes second at ND tournament (12/01/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston junior varsity basketball team finished second in the Notre Dame J.V. Tournament on Saturday afternoon after falling 43-36 to Notre Dame. Sikeston fell behind 17-5 after one quarter and trailed by as much as 25-5 in the second quarter, but eventually rallied to trim the lead in the fourth quarter...
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...
Sikeston junior varsity takes second at ND tournament (12/01/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston junior varsity basketball team finished second in the Notre Dame J.V. Tournament on Saturday afternoon after falling 43-36 to Notre Dame. Sikeston fell behind 17-5 after one quarter and trailed by as much as 25-5 in the second quarter, but eventually rallied to trim the lead in the fourth quarter...
All-Region high school football teams (12/01/14)
The 2014 Southeast Missouri All-Region football teams selected by a panel of sportswriters from eight publications. OFFENSE First team QB -- Dante Vandeven, Jackson, Sr. 6-2, 190 lbs. RB -- Braion Owens, Cape Central, Sr. 5-11, 190 lbs. RB -- Earnest Fobbs, Sikeston, Jr. 6-1, 170 lbs...
Stoddard County boys and girls basketball previews (12/01/14)
By DUSTIN WARD Daily Statesman ADVANCE, Mo. - Expectations remain high for the Advance Hornets varsity boys basketball program after a trip to the Class 2 state quarterfinals last season. "I expect a lot this season," Advance second-year coach Bubba Wheetley said. "It's going to be hard to replace Lane, but we've got some young kids coming up who can shoot and handle the ball pretty good. We are really looking forward to this year."...
Sikeston JV advances to title game of Notre Dame tournament (11/28/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston junior varsity basketball team advanced to the championship game of the Notre Dame J.V. Tournament with a 54-34 win over Farmington on Friday. The championship game was scheduled to be played on Saturday. Results from the contest will be in Monday's edition...
Sikeston JV advances to title game of Notre Dame tournament (11/28/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston junior varsity basketball team advanced to the championship game of the Notre Dame J.V. Tournament with a 54-34 win over Farmington on Friday. The championship game was scheduled to be played on Saturday. Results from the contest will be in Monday's edition...
Six Bulldogs named to soccer all-conference team (11/28/14)
SIKESTON -- Six Sikeston soccer players made the SEMO All-Conference list and two of those were named to the all-region team. Sam Cox and Audie Hay both made the first team, Layton Jones and Connor Merideth were selected to the second team and honorable mention nods went to Hunter Taylor and Andrew Pearson...
Six Bulldogs named to soccer all-conference team (11/28/14)
SIKESTON -- Six Sikeston soccer players made the SEMO All-Conference list and two of those were named to the all-region team. Sam Cox and Audie Hay both made the first team, Layton Jones and Connor Merideth were selected to the second team and honorable mention nods went to Hunter Taylor and Andrew Pearson...
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs drop first game, Oran routs SCC (11/26/14)
JACKSON -- The Sikeston lady Bulldogs opened their season with a 48-28 loss to Saxony Lutheran on Tuesday. The Lady Crusaders jumped out to a 15-9 lead after the first quarter and led 23-13 at the break. They outscored the Lady Bulldogs 25-15 in the second half...
BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Bulldogs hoping to reload, not rebuild (11/26/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- When a team loses eight seniors to graduation, including a two-time all-state player, it's usually a recipe for a rebuilding year for most schools. But Sikeston head coach Gregg Holifield, now entering his 17th year at the school, has constructed his program to the point of reloading, not rebuilding, and he hopes to continue that trend this season...
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs drop first game, Oran routs SCC (11/26/14)
JACKSON -- The Sikeston lady Bulldogs opened their season with a 48-28 loss to Saxony Lutheran on Tuesday. The Lady Crusaders jumped out to a 15-9 lead after the first quarter and led 23-13 at the break. They outscored the Lady Bulldogs 25-15 in the second half...
BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Bulldogs hoping to reload, not rebuild (11/26/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- When a team loses eight seniors to graduation, including a two-time all-state player, it's usually a recipe for a rebuilding year for most schools. But Sikeston head coach Gregg Holifield, now entering his 17th year at the school, has constructed his program to the point of reloading, not rebuilding, and he hopes to continue that trend this season...
Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team beats Sikeston in opener (11/25/14)
Tuesday night's girls basketball game for Saxony Lutheran gave Crusaders' coach Sam Sides a glimpse of what took his team to last year's Class 3 final four. It also showed just how much the Crusaders must improve if they hope for a repeat performance this season.
Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team beats Sikeston in opener (11/25/14)
Tuesday night's girls basketball game for Saxony Lutheran gave Crusaders' coach Sam Sides a glimpse of what took his team to last year's Class 3 final four. It also showed just how much the Crusaders must improve if they hope for a repeat performance this season.
Notre Dame Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Conference: SEMO Conference Coach: Paul Unterreiner, 1st year District: Class 4 District 1 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Quinn Poythress, Grant Ressel, Dean Crippen, Chase Urhahn Starters lost: Jordan Barber Last year's record: 17-8 Postseason result: Lost to Central 51-49 in district semifinals...
Central Boys Basketball Preview (11/25/14)
Coach: Drew Church, ninth season District: Class 4 District 1 Schedule: Roster: Returning starters: Andre Statam, Al Young, Jalen Reddin Starters lost: Jamal Cox, Mikey Jones Last year's record: 17-11 Postseason result: Lost to Farmington 50-47 in a state sectional...
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...
GIRLS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Sikeston loaded with speed, depth (11/22/14)
SIKESTON -- Entering his fifth year as Sikeston girls basketball coach, Matt Schonhoff has yet to have a team like he has now. His roster is loaded with speed and its parts can be equally substituted. It's the results of his younger players from a season ago growing up...
Sikeston junior high basketball splits with Dexter (11/21/14)
DEXTER -- The Sikeston eighth grade boys basketball team started its season off on the right track with a 48-38 win over Dexter at the Dexter Middle School on Thursday. The Bulldogs used a big second quarter run to defeat the previously undefeated Dexter squad...
Sikeston junior high basketball splits with Dexter (11/21/14)
DEXTER -- The Sikeston eighth grade boys basketball team started its season off on the right track with a 48-38 win over Dexter at the Dexter Middle School on Thursday. The Bulldogs used a big second quarter run to defeat the previously undefeated Dexter squad...
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...
Veteran Bulldogs wrestling team returns three state qualifiers for new season (11/19/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- After sending five grapplers to state and seeing several others come up just short last season, the Sikeston wrestling team hopes a beefed up schedule and solid core will continue to raise the bar for the program...
Sikeston soccer names five to all-district team (11/19/14)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston soccer team had five players selected to the Class 3, District 1 all-district team after a 12-11-1 season. Making the first team was sophomore Sam Cox and seniors Audie Hay and Layton Jones. Connor Merideth and Andrew Pearson each made the honorable mention team...