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SD ROUNDUP: Kelly softball wins debut, Dexter tennis sweeps Charleston (08/24/16)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Alyssa Moore and Hailey Noon each had three hits to lead the Hawks to its first win of the season on the road against Chaffee 13-4. Noon finished 3 for 4 with five RBIs and a triple. Moore went 3 for 5 with a double and three runs scored...
Sikeston erases early troubles, takes down Fredericktown 5-1 (08/23/16)
SIKESTON -- For 28 minutes Sikeston was trailing a team that, frankly, they're not used to trailing. That deficit caused a small panic within a fresh team eager to get its new season started while searching to rectify its early disadvantage. Sikeston's troubles eventually subsided and turned into a 5-1 win over Fredericktown after a nerve-settling goal by its returning top scorer and a shot not usually taken by a first-time sophomore...
August 23, 2016 Scoreboard (08/23/16)
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Sikeston erases early troubles, takes down Fredericktown 5-1 (08/23/16)
SIKESTON -- For 28 minutes Sikeston was trailing a team that, frankly, they're not used to trailing. That deficit caused a small panic within a fresh team eager to get its new season started while searching to rectify its early disadvantage. Sikeston's troubles eventually subsided and turned into a 5-1 win over Fredericktown after a nerve-settling goal by its returning top scorer and a shot not usually taken by a first-time sophomore...
MISSOURIAN ROUNDUP: Oak Ridge volleyball splits 3 in pool play at WIT (08/22/16)
The Oak Ridge volleyball team split all three of its pool play games in the opening night of the Woodland Invitational Tournament on Monday in Marble Hill, Mo. The Bluejays tied Meadow Heights (11-19, 19-8), Bell City (18-20, 19-15) and Zalma (19-15, 14-19) to finish 3-3 in their pool. Cumulatively, Brittany Showmaker recorded eight kills and three blocks for Oak Ridge (0-0-3). Taylor Bolin added seven kills, while Molly Thompson notched 12 digs and three aces for the Bluejays...
August 22, 2016 Scoreboard (08/22/16)
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Standard Democrat 2016 softball previews (08/22/16)
Sikeston Bulldogs Head coach: Laura Brown, 1st season 2015 record: 9-18 District: Class 3, District 1 Conference: SEMO Playoff finish: Lost 11-1 to Notre Dame in district championship game Notes: The Bulldogs enter a new season behind its second district championship appearance and with a new coach to lead them. ...
MISSOURIAN ROUNDUP: Perryville softball team takes second at home invitational (08/21/16)
The Perryville softball team got its season underway by finishing second in the Perryville Invitational on Saturday in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri. Sikeston finished 3-0 in the round-robin tournament to take first place, while the Pirates were 1-2 along with Saxony Lutheran and Ste. Genevieve. Perryville took second based on run differential...
Kennett football team routs Fredericktown 57-10 in Week 1 (08/21/16)
KENNETT, Mo. - The Kennett Indians defense wasted little time getting down to business Friday night against the Fredericktown Blackcats. The Indians collected two tackles for a loss in the opening three plays of the game and did not allow a first down before Fredericktown was forced to punt...
Sikeston softball team takes first at Perryville tournament (08/20/16)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. -- The Sikeston softball team got its season off to a rousing start taking first place in the Perryville tournament on Saturday with three wins. The Bulldogs (3-0) took down Perryville 8-5 in the championship game behind a double, triple and two RBIs from Tyeshia Mitchell. Ashton Drake added two hits, including a triple and two RBIs, and Cami Bard had two hits and RBI...
Sikeston continues winning streak over Charleston (08/20/16)
Friday's win marked Sikeston's 17th victory in the last 20 meetings with Charleston. Sikeston leads the all-time series 93-34-4.
Sikeston softball team takes first at Perryville tournament (08/20/16)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. -- The Sikeston softball team got its season off to a rousing start taking first place in the Perryville tournament on Saturday with three wins. The Bulldogs (3-0) took down Perryville 8-5 in the championship game behind a double, triple and two RBIs from Tyeshia Mitchell. Ashton Drake added two hits, including a triple and two RBIs, and Cami Bard had two hits and RBI...
Sikeston continues winning streak over Charleston (08/20/16)
Friday's win marked Sikeston's 17th victory in the last 20 meetings with Charleston. Sikeston leads the all-time series 93-34-4.
August 19, 2016 Scoreboard (08/19/16)
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2016 High School Tennis preview capsules (08/19/16)
Head coach: Russ Dial, 8th season 2015 record: 2-12 District: Class 1, District 1 Playoff finish: Lost in five games to Poplar Bluff in first round of districts Notes: Once again the Sikeston girls tennis team will inherit a ton of inexperienced players to mix with a few leftovers from its two-win season a year ago. ...
2016 Volleyball Preview Capsules (08/18/16)
Sikeston Bulldogs Head coach: Steve Beydler, 17th season (214 wins) 2015 record: 14-20-1 District: Class 4, District 1 Conference: SEMO Playoff finish: Lost in two sets to Hillsboro in first round of districts Notes: The Bulldogs will have a mix of youth and experience with five returners who saw plenty of varsity time last season. ...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 1 (08/18/16)
Sikeston at Charleston 2015 Records: Sikeston 7-4; Charleston 0-10 Series History: Sikeston leads 92-34-4 Last Meeting: 2015, Sikeston won 53-6 Outlook: Sikeston has won eight-straight in the series and dominated the last two meetings by a total of 119-26. ...
2016 Volleyball Preview Capsules (08/18/16)
Sikeston Bulldogs Head coach: Steve Beydler, 17th season (214 wins) 2015 record: 14-20-1 District: Class 4, District 1 Conference: SEMO Playoff finish: Lost in two sets to Hillsboro in first round of districts Notes: The Bulldogs will have a mix of youth and experience with five returners who saw plenty of varsity time last season. ...
2016 Football Preview: Sikeston Bulldogs (08/17/16)
Head coach: Kent Gibbs, 10th season (69-35) 2015 record: 7-4 District: Class 4, District 1 Conference: SEMO North (Cape Central, Farmington, Jackson, Poplar Bluff) Playoff finish: Lost 41-12 to Cape Central in second round of districts Returning starters on offense: 6...
2016 Football Preview: Sikeston Bulldogs (08/17/16)
Head coach: Kent Gibbs, 10th season (69-35) 2015 record: 7-4 District: Class 4, District 1 Conference: SEMO North (Cape Central, Farmington, Jackson, Poplar Bluff) Playoff finish: Lost 41-12 to Cape Central in second round of districts Returning starters on offense: 6...
Kennett football team hopes to continue recent success (08/12/16)
The Kennett Indians high school football program enters the 2016 season looking to increase its win total for a fourth straight season under fourth-year head coach Aaron Pixley. Kennett graduated 13 seniors, including standout quarterback Edward Wilson, off of last season's squad that finished 8-3...
2016 Sikeston Fall Softball Schedule (08/09/16)
2016 Sikeston Girls Tennis Schedule (08/09/16)
2016 Sikeston Boys Soccer Schedule (08/09/16)
2016 Sikeston Volleyball Schedule (08/09/16)
Sikeston boys soccer team look to share load, reverse misfortunes in upcoming season (08/06/16)
"The group of kids I have I feel they're not selfish. They just want to work the ball up the field and it does not matter who it is that puts it in the net. We just want to finish.
SEMO Conference Officers adopt conference changes (08/03/16)
The SEMO Conference announced its official changes on Wednesday, all of which go into effect in the upcoming 2016-17 school year. Kelly will join the conference in football, creating four divisions. The Hawks will join Charleston, East Prairie and Malden in the East Division. ...
SEMO Conference announces official changes for 2016-17 (08/03/16)
The SEMO Conference announced its official changes on Wednesday, all of which go into effect in the upcoming 2016-17 school year. Kelly will join the conference in football, creating four divisions. The Hawks will join Charleston, East Prairie and Malden in the East Division. ...
Ruffin part of Central Methodist University's 2016-17 recruiting class (08/02/16)
FAYETTE, Mo. -- After an initial announcement in April, Vashawn Ruffin's move to Central Methodist University is now official. Ruffin, who graduated from Sikeston High School in 2013, was announced as part of CMU head men's basketball coach Jeff Sherman's 2016-17 recruiting class on Friday...
Veteran Kennett tennis squad eyes 10th straight district title (08/02/16)
The pieces remain in place for yet another successful playoff run for the Kennett Indians girls tennis program. Kennett has the luxury of returning all but one of its varsity starters off of last season's squad that finished 12-2 and secured its ninth straight district title...
Joe Baldwin steps away from basketball after more than 40 years as an official (07/30/16)
SIKESTON -- For over 40 years, Joe Baldwin has been a fixture on high school basketball courts all across southeast Missouri, officiating thousands of games with a flamboyant style that could only be his. However, when the 2016-17 high school basketball tips off in November, Baldwin will be watching from the sidelines, deciding to hang up his whistle after three back surgeries in the last 10 years...
Kennett football schedules set, practice kickoff Monday (07/27/16)
KENNETT, Mo. - The Kennett Indians varsity football team has released its 2016-2017 schedule, which includes five road games and four home games. Kennett opens its season Aug. 19 when it hosts Fredericktown. Kennett visits Sikeston Aug. 19, plays at Carnahan Sept. 3, hosts Caruthersville Sept. 9, hosts Greene County Tech of Paragould Sept. 16, plays at New Madrid County Central Sept. 23, visits Dexter Sept. 30, hosts Malden Oct. 7 and travels to East Prairie Oct. 14...
Current Sikeston basketball coach Gregg Holifield to take over Sikeston's baseball program (07/21/16)
Hall of Fame and current head basketball coach Gregg Holifield will take over the baseball program following the resignation of former coach Alan Scheeter.
Kennett 11U baseball team begins Cal Ripken state tourney Thursday (07/20/16)
KENNETT, Mo. - The Kennett 11-and-under All-Stars begin play at the Cal Ripken state tournament Thursday following an impressive performance at a warmup tournament over the weekend. Kennett is slated to compete in a nine-team state tournament with Jackson, Mineral Area National Red, SEMO North, Boonville, Carthage, Cape Girardeau, Sikeston and Mineral Area National July 21-24 at Shawnee Park in Cape Girardeau...
Announcement of new Sikeston baseball coach expected soon (07/19/16)
The announcement of Sikeston High School's newest baseball coach is expected to be released either Thursday or Friday according to Sikeston athletic director Andy McGill. The Bulldogs baseball team is looking to replace former head coach Alan Scheeter, who resigned in June, after five seasons...
Athletes, coaches honored during Third Annual Semoball Awards (07/09/16)
Another year, another enchanting evening at Southeast Missouri's premier sports awards show. The top student-athletes from 57 high schools across the region came together for the Third Annual Semoball Awards presented by SoutheastHEALTH on Saturday at Southeast Missouri State's River Campus, as Malden's Nick Thompson and Dexter's Makayla Waldner took home the top individual honors...
Standard Democrat Baseball Player of the Year: Blake Wolferding (07/06/16)
Wolferding finished with a .351 batting average and drove in a team-leading 27 RBIs for the Sikeston Bulldogs.
2016 Sikeston Football Schedule (07/03/16)
Laura Brown returns from the stands to coach Sikeston softball (06/28/16)
Brown has accepted the vacant head softball coaching position at Sikeston left by former coach Eric Voorhees, who resigned in late May.
Sox, Squirrels raise money for Challenger Baseball (06/28/16)
The 1st Annual Challenger Baseball game between the Sikeston Silver Sox American Legion baseball team and the Charleston Fighting Squirrels Senior Babe Ruth baseball team featured a special first pitch by Marshall Pullen.
New school role pulls Scheeter away from Sikeston baseball (06/24/16)
Scheeter confirmed Thursday that he has resigned as Sikeston's head baseball coach after five years ending a 20-year tenure with the program as a coach in some capacity.
Jr. Legion Silver Sox fall to Cape 15-1 (06/23/16)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Silver Sox Junior Legion baseball team hasn't found a way to put it together this season. Their winless streak continued Thursday when the Cape Ford & Sons Junior Legion smacked eight runs on the board in the first inning and never looked back during a 15-1 loss in five innings at VFW Memorial Stadium in Sikeston...
Sikeston baseball coach Alan Scheeter resigns (06/23/16)
Alan Scheeter has resigned as Sikeston's head baseball coach after five seasons. Scheeter, who confirmed his departure by text on Thursday, will remain at the school and as part of the Sikeston football coaching staff. The 1991 Sikeston graduate took over the baseball program after serving 15 years as an assistant under longtime coach Kevin Self in 2012. Scheeter has a career coaching record of 74-47 and made one appearance in a district championship game in 2013...
Sox get rocked in first game of doubleheader against SEMO Pirates (06/22/16)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Silver Sox have seen better nights. The visiting SEMO Pirates scored five runs in a flash signaling the beginning of the end for Sikeston's Senior Legion baseball team, who couldn't muster a fight or the will. The Sox eventually fell 15-1 in five innings during the first game of a doubleheader sweep by the Pirates Wednesday at VFW Stadium in Sikeston. The lack of fight sparked a visibly upset coach Ryan Moses between games...
Heavy downpour is timely reprieve for Silver Sox (06/14/16)
SIKESTON -- Shortly after surrendering the lead Monday evening, the Sikeston Silver Sox got an unwelcome but timely reprieve against visiting Jackson Senior Legion in the first game of a scheduled doubleheader. Trailing 3-2 with one out in the top of the sixth, Sikeston saw an immediate stoppage to play when a heavy downpour interrupted what had otherwise been a dry afternoon...
Semoball Awards spring finalists are announced, feature many new faces (06/11/16)
If spring is all about fresh and new, then the announcement Saturday of the Semoball Awards spring sport finalists fit the bill. Of 45 area student-athletes chosen as finalists and announced on-air during the SEMO ESPN Radio spring selection show, only 12 were finalists a year ago, as a bevy of new faces were recognized in the sports of baseball, softball, boys tennis, golf, girls soccer, and both girls and boys track and field...
Sikeston Silver Sox end pool play of wood bat tourney with win over Mayfield, Ken. (06/10/16)
"We just came out and played baseball," Silver Sox coach Ryan Moses said. "We made plays and did what we had to do. Plain and simple to get it done."
Tibbs, Wayne County befuddle Silver Sox once more (06/09/16)
SIKESTON -- Tyson Tibbs beat the Sikeston Silver Sox once this week, so why not roll with him again three days later? Tibbs threw a complete game win for the Wayne County Lumberjacks and out-dueled Sikeston's Jordan Griggs 4-2 Thursday at VFW Memorial Stadium during the first round of pool play as part of the Fighting Squirrels Wood Bat Classic. It's his second win over the Silver Sox within the week after the lefty secured a regular season victory on the mound in Poplar Bluff on Monday...
Sikeston Silver Sox Sr. Legion routs Poplar Bluff 16-3 (06/09/16)
SIKESTON -- A summer baseball team filled with players who aren't familiar with each other or might be shaking off rust, production can come along slowly. That's what happened to the Sikeston Silver Sox Senior Legion squad after their first four games of the season. But game No. 5 might have been the breakthrough they've been searching for...
Offense sputters late for Sikeston Silver Sox Jr. Legion in 11-6 loss to Jackson (06/07/16)
SIKESTON -- An offense that was been slow out of the gate thrived the first few innings as the Sikeston Silver Sox Junior Legion baseball team raced out to a four-run lead after three innings. But the production stalled shortly after as Jackson's Junior Legion stormed back to take an 11-6 win over the Sox on Tuesday at VFW Memorial Stadium in Sikeston...
Charleston Squirrels throw nine pitchers, assess roster against second Squirrels team (06/01/16)
Charleston Squirrels coach Michael Minner wanted a look and he got it during his team's 16-5 win over what were called the triple-A Squirrels. "I want to see them," he said. "I wanted to see them in game situations and it was a nice, solid night."
Waldner repeats, Sikeston finishes with five all-staters at state track meet (05/30/16)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Dexter's Makayla Waldner pulled off a repeat and the Sikeston track team finished with five all-staters during the Class 3, 4 and 5 state track and field championship meet Saturday at Jefferson City High School in Jefferson City...
Sikeston soccer names five to postseason lists (05/27/16)
The Sikeston girls soccer trio of Torrie Helms, Claudea Kuykendall and Ashley Ensor was recently selected to the 2016 Class 3 All-Region soccer team. The seniors were named after leading the Bulldogs to the District 1 championship game and a 9-11-2 record...
Sikeston, Dexter track has good showing on rain-shortened first day of state meet (05/27/16)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- There were all-state finishes, top preliminary times and qualifiers who still remain in the hunt. And that was just the first day. Individuals from both the Sikeston and Dexter track teams had a good start to the Class 3, 4 and 5 state track and field championship meet Friday at Jefferson City High School in Jefferson City, Mo...
Sikeston track qualifies for state in six events (05/23/16)
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- The Sikeston track team qualified for the state track and field championship in six events following a Class 4 sectional Saturday at Lutheran South High School in St. Louis, Mo. Antravia Green took first in the 100-meter dash and second in the 200. Green, who finished third in the 100 during last season's state meet, finished with a 100 time of 12.58. She finished the 200 at 25.78...
Voorhees resigns as Sikeston softball head coach (05/20/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- After taking the Sikeston softball team to heights unseen, coach Eric Voorhees is moving on. Voorhees announced earlier this week that he has resigned as the head coach of Sikeston softball and has accepted an assistant principal's position at Charleston Middle School...
Two second half goals sink Sikeston, Poplar Bluff nabs first-ever district title (05/19/16)
"I thought in the beginning of the second half we were a little happy with the one-goal lead and Bluff had the better of the chances. Once they put that goal in, the momentum was on their side."
May 18, 2016 Scoreboard (05/18/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
No. 3 Jackson upsets No. 2 Sikeston in extra inning district semifinal (05/17/16)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston's three-run barrage in the bottom of the seventh inning saved the season for a moment. Forced to muster another one two innings later, however, just wasn't in the cards. Storming back from a once 5-0 deficit, the second-seeded Bulldogs eventually succumbed to No. 3 Jackson 8-5 in nine innings during the Class 5, District 1 semifinals at VFW Memorial Stadium in Sikeston...
Fortunate deflection gives Sikeston double OT win over Farmington in C3D1 semifinal (05/17/16)
SIKESTON -- You take a win any way you can get it. If that includes a little luck on the decisive goal you certainly won't hear Sikeston complain. Facing second-seeded Farmington in the Class 3, District 1 semifinals Monday, the third-seeded Bulldogs pulled of a mild 2-1 upset thanks to a lucky deflection on senior Torrie Helms' free kick in double overtime...
PREP ROUNDUP: SCC loses district opener in extras, local track athletes qualify for sectionals, state (05/15/16)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- C.J. Seger went 3 for 5 and batted in drove in all the runs as the fourth-seeded Hornets needed two extra innings but came through to eliminate the fifth-seeded Braves in the opening round of the Class 1 District 2 Tournament. Dawson Mayo picked up the win on the mound. He pitched a no-hitter for two innings and gave up no runs, struck out four and had no walks...
Perryville track and field teams perform well at districts (05/15/16)
The Perryville boys had a strong showing at the Class 4 District 1 track and field meet Saturday at Hillsboro High School, winning a district title in the 1,600-meter relay and qualifying for the sectional meet in an additional eight events. The Pirates relays led the way, with the 1,600 group of Payton Besand, Pablo Mattingly, Emilio Mattingly and Kyle Wood standing atop the podium with a time of 3 minutes, 31.37 seconds. ...
Central rallies past Hillsboro (05/15/16)
Cape Girardeau Central's Jacquen Cummins kept the fourth-seeded Tigers' season alive when the junior's game-winning triple drove in Brock Baugher to edge fifth-seeded Hillsboro 4-3 in a quarterfinal of the Class 5 District 1 tournament Saturday in Sikeston, Missouri...
Perryville performs well at districts (05/15/16)
The Perryville boys had a strong showing at the Class 4 District 1 track and field meet Saturday at Hillsboro High School, winning a district title in the 1,600-meter relay and qualifying for the sectional meet in an additional eight events. The Pirates relays led the way, with the 1,600 group of Payton Besand, Pablo Mattingly, Emilio Mattingly and Kyle Wood standing atop the podium with a time of 3 minutes, 31.37 seconds. ...
May 14, 2016 Scoreboard (05/14/16)
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Class 5, District 1 announces all-district baseball team (05/14/16)
The Class 5, District 1 all-district baseball team was released earlier this week just days before the district tournament kicks off in Sikeston. All six teams -- Cape Central, Farmington, Hillsboro, Jackson, Poplar Bluff and Sikeston -- are represented as first team selections and honorable mention...
Sidwell, Hurt pitch Sikeston to 7-2 win over North County (05/11/16)
Sidwell threw five innings of shutout ball while Hurt finished the last two innings to help the Bulldogs to a win in it's last regular season game at home.
May 11, 2016 Scoreboard (05/11/16)
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Second-half rally, Helms brace sees Sikeston girls soccer past Cape Central (05/10/16)
Torrie Helms made it much easier for the Sikeston girls soccer team to forget about a grim first half and move ahead. The senior forward provided two second-half goals as the Bulldogs rallied past Cape Girardeau Central 2-1 in regular-season SEMO Conference action Tuesday at Central High School...
Second-half rally, Helms brace sees Sikeston girls soccer past Cape Central (05/10/16)
Torrie Helms made it much easier for the Sikeston girls soccer team to forget about a grim first half and move ahead. The senior forward provided two second-half goals as the Bulldogs rallied past Cape Girardeau Central 2-1 in regular-season SEMO Conference action Tuesday at Central High School...
Jackson girls reclaim SEMO North Conference track and field title (05/08/16)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Jackson dominated the distance races, swept the throwing events and got a record-breaking performance in reclaiming the SEMO North Conference girls title Friday. Chelsea Drum, Lauryn Varner and Nicole Humphreys each won two individual events while Carli Knott added another and Katie Schumer broke a stadium record in the pole vault to lead the Indians to a 32-point victory...
Jackson girls reclaim SEMO North Conference track and field title (05/08/16)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Jackson dominated the distance races, swept the throwing events and got a record-breaking performance in reclaiming the SEMO North Conference girls title Friday. Chelsea Drum, Lauryn Varner and Nicole Humphreys each won two individual events while Carli Knott added another and Katie Schumer broke a stadium record in the pole vault to lead the Indians to a 32-point victory...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston track team places third at SEMO North Conference meet (05/07/16)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. The Sikeston track team finished third in both the boys and girls during the four-team SEMO North Conference meet on Friday at the Sam Giambelluca Track complex in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Poplar Bluff won the boys side with a score of 98 and Jackson scored 108 points to claim the girls...
Former Redhawk J.T. Jones looking for fresh start with LU-Belleville (05/07/16)
J.T. Jones is ready to move on. He's wanting a fresh start and looking forward to simply playing basketball once again. After an unpopular dismissal from his former school, Jones thinks he's found that new beginning. The former Sikeston standout will play for Lindenwood University-Belleville next season after transferring from Southeast Missouri State University where Jones spent the last season and a half...
Jackson girls collect SEMO North Conference title, boys finish second (05/07/16)
The Jackson girls track and field team secured a SEMO North Conference title at the conference meet on Friday at the Sam Giambelluca Track complex in Poplar Bluff, Mo. The Indians won by a comfortable margin with 108 points. Poplar Bluff was second with 76...
Jackson girls collect SEMO North Conference title, boys finish second (05/07/16)
The Jackson girls track and field team secured a SEMO North Conference title at the conference meet on Friday at the Sam Giambelluca Track complex in Poplar Bluff, Mo. The Indians won by a comfortable margin with 108 points. Poplar Bluff was second with 76...
May 6, 2016 Scoreboard (05/06/16)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Gilmer throws CG in Sikeston's road win over Notre Dame (05/06/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Sam Cox belted two doubles and had three RBIs while freshman Will Gilmer pitched a complete game win in Sikeston's 7-1 SEMO Conference road win over Notre Dame. Gilmer was given a 3-run lead before taking the mound after Sikeston touched up Noah Brown in the first inning. The visiting Bulldogs added four insurance runs in the seventh to secure the victory...
High school roundup: Notre Dame baseball team drops battle of Bulldogs (05/06/16)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Notre Dame baseball team drops battle of Bulldogs (05/06/16)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
May 5, 2016 Scoreboard (05/05/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Wolferding's first career start helps Sikeston split Oran, East Prairie doubleheader (05/05/16)
The senior combined with Trey Smith, who made his first varsity appearance on the mound, for an 8-0 shutout against visiting East Prairie after losing to Oran 7-2.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Jackson baseball cruises past Seckman (05/05/16)
Gavon Turner hit a double and drove in three runs, as the Jackson baseball team knocked off visiting Seckman 11-6 on Wednesday. Jarrett Newell was the winning pitcher for Jackson (15-11). He threw six innings and allowed six runs (three earned) on eight hits. He had five strikeouts and walked four batters. Braeden Dobbs pitched the final inning to get the save and also doubled and batted in two runs for the Indians...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Jackson baseball cruises past Seckman (05/05/16)
Gavon Turner hit a double and drove in three runs, as the Jackson baseball team knocked off visiting Seckman 11-6 on Wednesday. Jarrett Newell was the winning pitcher for Jackson (15-11). He threw six innings and allowed six runs (three earned) on eight hits. He had five strikeouts and walked four batters. Braeden Dobbs pitched the final inning to get the save and also doubled and batted in two runs for the Indians...
May 4, 2016 Scoreboard (05/04/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Jackson girls track places second at Poplar Bluff Invitational (05/04/16)
The Jackson girls track and field team finished second in the team standings while their male counterparts landed in third at Tuesday's Poplar Bluff Invitational. The Cape Girardeau Central girls joined the Lady Indians with three individual winners each...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston track has good showing at PB Invitational, NMCC makes district final (05/03/16)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- The Sikeston boys track team finished second at the Poplar Bluff Invitational track meet Tuesday while the girls took third. Earnest Fobbs won the long jump (20-6) and triple jump (44-1), Deterio Newman took the 400-meter with a 51.17 run and Sikeston's 4x4 relay team finished first with a time of 3:31.32...
May 3, 2016 Scoreboard (05/03/16)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Sikeston splits SEMO Conference Tournament doubleheader, falls to Poplar Bluff in semifinal (05/03/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Sikeston's SEMO Conference revenge tour began with promise, but hit a snag on a chilly evening at Capaha Park. A pitching gem from Trent Sidwell avenged an earlier loss to start Monday's SEMO Conference Tournament doubleheader but the Bulldogs couldn't keep it going an hour and half later in a different city...
PREP ROUNDUP: SCC escapes Risco, Sikeston loses to Poplar Bluff in PKs (05/03/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Gavin Pobst tripled and Jeffery Porter pitched six strong innings during the Braves' home win. Pobst, finished 3 for 3 with three RBI while Jacob Brown added three hits and three runs. Jordan Crone chipped in with a 2-3 effort for Scott County Central (6-3) as well...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: St. Vincent baseball's Rellergert throws no-hitter (05/03/16)
St. Vincent's Jordan Rellergert threw a no-hitter game as the Indians defeated visiting De Soto 3-0 in high school baseball action Monday. Rellergert recorded 10 strikeouts and walked three batters in the gem. Noah Niswonger blasted a solo home run to pace the Indians (14-6)...
Jackson falls to Sikeston in first round of conference tournament (05/02/16)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jackson coach Bryan Austin thought Monday's game was very similar to the first time his team faced the Sikeston Bulldogs. The biggest difference was the weather and who came out on top. Jackson, who defeated Sikeston earlier this season in its regular season conference tilt 3-2 in 10 innings, dropped its first-round game in the SEMO Conference Baseball Tournament to the Bulldogs 2-1...
Jackson falls to Sikeston in first round of conference tournament (05/03/16)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jackson coach Bryan Austin thought Monday's game was very similar to the first time his team faced the Sikeston Bulldogs. The biggest difference was the weather and who came out on top. Jackson, who defeated Sikeston earlier this season in its regular season conference tilt 3-2 in 10 innings, dropped its first-round game in the SEMO Conference Baseball Tournament to the Bulldogs 2-1...
May 2, 2016 Scoreboard (05/02/16)
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SEMO Conference baseball tournament will hold first-round, semifinal games today (05/01/16)
The rain-plagued SEMO Conference baseball tournament, which was supposed to be holding its championship game tonight, will get fully underway today with games at three locations in the area. Three of the first-round games that originally were scheduled for Friday finally will be played this afternoon, with the winners advancing to the semifinals this evening at Capaha Field...
Wills reaches "pinnacle" taking over Sikeston girls basketball team (04/29/16)
SIKESTON -- The desire to be a head basketball coach never left Alisha Wills. The fire to one day lead a team was the hottest when she was leading Three Rivers College to its first-ever Region-XVI championship. It lessened when her two children became priority...
Talent for all seasons: Central's Al Young named Southeast Missourian Boys Basketball Player of the Year (04/28/16)
Make no mistake about it -- football comes first for Al Young. But that wasn't always the case, and it shouldn't take away from what he accomplished on the basketball court during his four-year career at Cape Central.
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston tennis team falls to Dexter, Kelly soccer drops Fredericton (04/28/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER, Mo. -- Sikeston's No. 1 topped Dexter's No. 1, but that was the only positive during the Bulldogs' tennis team's 8-1 defeat to the Bearcats Wednesday on the road. Sikeston's Brett Johnson topped Ethan Flowers in a tiebreaker 9-8 (5) to give the Bulldogs it's only win...
Sikeston girls basketball coach Matt Schonhoff resigns (04/27/16)
The decision for Matt Schonhoff to step away from the Sikeston girls basketball program was his own. And he had his future in mind.
Litzelfelner powers Notre Dame to SEMO Conference golf tournament title (04/25/16)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jack is back. And so is the Notre Dame boys golf team. Bulldogs senior Jack Litzelfelner's 68th stroke, a 5-foot putt, at the SEMO Conference Tournament did a victory lap around the hole before disappearing for eagle on the third green at Fox Haven Country Club...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Haas leads Notre Dame baseball past Shawnee at showcase (04/24/16)
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Haas leads ND past Shawnee at showcase (04/24/16)
Trevor Haas hit a double and drove in four runs to lead the Notre Dame baseball team to a 9-1 victory over Shawnee, Illinois, on Saturday in the Notre Dame Showcase. Ethan Hunter was the winning pitcher for Notre Dame (9-6). He threw a complete game and gave up one earned run. He struck out six and walked one batter...
April 23, 2016 Scoreboard (04/23/16)
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Sikeston pulls out 13-inning grind against Cape Central (04/23/16)
Bryce Bays hit the game-winning single in the bottom of the 13th to give Sikeston a 7-6 win over Cape Central during the first game of a triple-header Saturday.
Mitchell, Thatch named Standard Democrat Basketball Players of the Year (04/23/16)
Sikeston's Tyeshia Mitchell and Fred Thatch were the catalysts for each of the Bulldogs basketball programs. One reached heights unseen while the other continues to surge through the record books.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Saxony Lutheran girls soccer trims Sikeston 2-1 (04/22/16)
Tess Daniel and Brianna Mueller scored goals as the Saxony Lutheran girls soccer team posted a 2-1 victory over visiting Sikeston on Thursday. Grace Mirly and Taylor Fritsche had one assist apiece for Saxony Lutheran (14-1). Mackenzie Yant netted the lone goal for Sikeston (5-8-2)...
April 21, 2016 Scoreboard (04/21/16)
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Sikeston's Fred Thatch named to MaxPreps All-American Sophomore team (04/20/16)
The postseason accolades continue to roll in for Thatch, who led Sikeston to a 28-3 record and a fourth-place finish at this year's Class 4 Show-Me Showdown in Columbia, Mo.
Sikeston soccer edges Cape Central in controversial finish (04/20/16)
"Any game like this you have to find a way. Just find a way. It's great to get a win against a district opponent in Cape, who's got some really good, young girls this year. They're on the up-and-up."
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Bell City baseball tops Bloomfield in SCAA tourney semifinal (04/20/16)
Bobby Wright went 2-for-4 and drove in four runs to lead second-seeded Bell City to victory over third-seeded Bloomfield, 9-0, in a semifinal of the Stoddard County Activities Association (SCAA) Conference Tournament on Monday, earning a berth in the title tilt...
April 19, 2016 Scoreboard (04/19/16)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Kelly soccer team upends Sikeston in penalty kicks (04/19/16)
SIKESTON -- It took two nights to do it, but the Kelly girls soccer team picked up it first-ever win over the Sikeston Bulldogs Monday at the Sikeston Sports Complex. And it was in dramatic fashion. The Hawks defeated Sikeston 2-1 after two overtimes and during penalty kicks where they out-paced the Bulldogs 3-2...
Jackson golf wins tournament on home turf (04/19/16)
The Jackson golf team maintained its momentum from a big victory last week and won its own Jackson Invitational by 13 shots on Monday at Kimbeland Country Club. Led by senior Hunter Asher and his 3-over-par 73, all of the Indians' low four scorers stayed under 80 and posted a 306 total to finish 13 strokes ahead of defending champion Poplar Bluff...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Red Devils lose lead but recover for 10-inning win (04/19/16)
The Chaffee baseball team let a two-run lead slip away in the top of the sixth inning, but the host Red Devils polished off Twin Rivers in the 10th inning with a 7-6 walkoff victory Monday. Landon Tenkhoff got the win on the mound for Chaffee (11-4), throwing 1 1/3 scoreless innings in relief and striking out two batters. Alec Bogenphol went 3 2/3 innings in the start, giving up three runs on four hits with five walks and four Ks...
April 18, 2016 Scoreboard (04/18/16)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston baseball ends Wood Bat Classic with perfect record, Sikeston soccer takes fifth at Fralish Cup (04/18/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com PADUCAH, Ky. -- The Sikeston baseball team wrapped up a successful weekend with two wins on Saturday helping them remain perfect during the Dinger Bats Wood Bat Classic at St. Mary High School in Paducah, Ky. Sikeston defeated St. Mary 3-2 and Windsor 4-3...
April 16, 2016 Scoreboard (04/16/16)
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High school roundup: Meadow Heights baseball defeats Oak Ridge 8-4 (04/16/16)
Reece Boyd had a double and two RBIs to help the Meadow Heights baseball team to an 8-4 conference victory over visiting Oak Ridge on Friday. Lane Baremore was the winning pitcher and also tripled for Meadow Heights (4-6). He threw six innings and allowed four earned runs on six hits. He recorded six strikeouts and walked three. Dawson Lindgren added a double and also got the save with two strikeouts in the final inning...
High school roundup: Meadow Heights baseball defeats Oak Ridge 8-4 (04/16/16)
Reece Boyd had a double and two RBIs to help the Meadow Heights baseball team to an 8-4 conference victory over visiting Oak Ridge on Friday. Lane Baremore was the winning pitcher and also tripled for Meadow Heights (4-6). He threw six innings and allowed four earned runs on six hits. He recorded six strikeouts and walked three. Dawson Lindgren added a double and also got the save with two strikeouts in the final inning...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston baseball tops Greenwood at Wood Bat Classic (04/15/16)
PADUCAH, Ky. -- Blake Wolferding smacked a double and drove in both Sikeston runs during Sikeston's 2-0 win over Greenwood, Ky., Friday at the Dinger Bats Wood Bat Classic at St. Mary High School in Paducah, Ky. Nate Self got the win on the mound and allowed just one hit in five innings. He struck out seven and walked three. Brandon hurt pitched the final two innings for the save giving up one hit and striking out four...
Sikeston's 11 first-place finishes tops Sikeston Relays (04/15/16)
The Sikeston track team finished with 11 total first-place finishes during its own Sikeston Relays Friday at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium.
April 15, 2016 Scoreboard (04/15/16)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Charleston run-rules Woodland, East Prairie softball wins DH (04/15/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com Dylan Baugh hit a double and drove in two runs to lead the Blue Jays in the five-innng victory over the visiting Cardinals. Blake Simmons went the distance to get the win on the mound for Charleston (9-7). He allowed three earned runs and recorded seven strikeouts and one walk...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Jackson baseball nabs win in Arkansas (04/15/16)
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April 14, 2016 Scoreboard (04/14/16)
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Kennett ends Sikeston's 2-game streak (04/14/16)
KENNETT, Mo. -- Kennett is developing a knack for having big plays come from a variety of players. The latest came against Sikeston, when Ty Ellis slapped an RBI single to bring home Nathan Spence in the fourth inning to give the Indians a 3-2 lead...
PREP ROUNDUP: Caruthersville scores late to take down East Prairie (04/14/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. -- Derez Tipler hit a double to record the only extra-base hit of the game as the Eagles fell to the Tigers on the road. Sam Wallace sustained the loss on the mound for East Prairie (6-4). He pitched 5 2/3 innings and gave up five runs (three earned) on eight hits. He had two strikeouts and three walks...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Bell City baseball cruises past Kelly (04/14/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Bell City baseball cruises past Kelly (04/14/16)
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April 13, 2016 Scoreboard (04/13/16)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Portageville edges Oran, Chaffee girls win own open (04/13/16)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- Blake Overfield smacked a double and batted in two runs but it was not enough as the Eagles fell one run short to the host Bulldogs. Layne Johnson suffered the loss on the mound for Oran (3-6). He pitched five innings and gave up four runs (one earned) on six hits. He had six strikeouts and walked three batters...
Sikeston trounces Dexter in five innings (04/13/16)
"Our hitters were able to put the ball in play today and find holes. We have been swinging it well recently, and today we had a bit of an outburst."
Inexperienced Sikeston tennis team falls 5-4 to Festus (04/13/16)
Sikeston led by two matches after doubles play, but dropped four of the six singles matches that followed.
April 12, 2016 Scoreboard (04/12/16)
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April 9, 2016 Scoreboard (04/09/16)
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Jackson track and field squads sweep home invitational (04/09/16)
Jackson track and field coach Jim Stoverink may have lost his voice from running around and yelling too much on Saturday, but other than that, the Jackson Invitational turned out pretty well. The Indians swept the team titles as the girls squad won the home meet, held at Jackson Junior High School, for the fourth consecutive year while the boys team ran away with the title after falling a 1/2 point short last year...
Familiar faces headline announcement of Semoball Award winter sport finalists (04/09/16)
Saxony Lutheran's Brianna Mueller is no stranger to the Semoball Awards. She is the reigning Girls Basketball Player of the Year and Female Athlete of the Year. On Saturday it was officially announced that she'll get a chance to repeat at least one of those titles, as she is among 10 nominees for the 2016 Semoball Awards' Girls Basketball Player of the Year...
Familiar faces headline announcement of Semoball Award winter sport finalists (04/09/16)
Saxony Lutheran's Brianna Mueller is no stranger to the Semoball Awards. She is the reigning Girls Basketball Player of the Year and Female Athlete of the Year. On Saturday it was officially announced that she'll get a chance to repeat at least one of those titles, as she is among 10 nominees for the 2016 Semoball Awards' Girls Basketball Player of the Year...
April 8, 2016 Scoreboard (04/08/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Bell City baseball blanks Saxony Lutheran at Oak Ridge Invitational (04/08/16)
Cole Nichols hit a triple to produce the only extra-base hit of the game as the Bell City baseball team downed host Saxony Lutheran 7-0 in the opening round of pool play Thursday in the Oak Ridge Invitational Tournament. Austin Hicks went the distance to get the win for Bell City. He recorded 11 strikeouts and walked one...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Bell City baseball blanks Saxony Lutheran at Oak Ridge Invitational (04/08/16)
Cole Nichols hit a triple to produce the only extra-base hit of the game as the Bell City baseball team downed host Saxony Lutheran 7-0 in the opening round of pool play Thursday in the Oak Ridge Invitational Tournament. Austin Hicks went the distance to get the win for Bell City. He recorded 11 strikeouts and walked one...
State-ranked Saxony Lutheran soccer team takes down Sikeston 2-1 (04/08/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- There's not much to say when it comes to moral victories, but Sikeston coach Gabe Dement thought Thursday's loss to the defending state champions was the closest thing to it. Saxony Lutheran, who is the third-ranked team in Class 1 according to the latest state poll, defeated Sikeston 2-1 at the Sikeston Sports Complex. ...
PREP ROUNDUP: Jackson routs NMCC, Malden softball upsets Portageville (04/07/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID, Mo. -- Jackson turned a scoreless tie after two innings into an 11-0 rout in a SEMO Conference game against New Madrid County Central Thursday during the Eagles' home opener. The Indians had seven hits led by Will Winingar and Skylar Pease who had two hits and three RBI apiece. Ryan Mize ended up with four RBI and hit a three-run home run in the fourth inning...
April 7, 2016 Scoreboard (04/07/16)
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Sikeston boys track team wins Perryville Invitational (04/06/16)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- The Sikeston boys track team won the Perryville Invitational after four first-place finishes. Sikeston topped the 11-team meet with 128 points. Perryville was second with 112 and Park Hills Central rounded out the top three with 94 points. Scott City finished eighth and Dexter ended in 10th...
Sikeston drops extra-inning conference game to Poplar Bluff (04/06/16)
The Bulldogs suffered their second extra-inning loss as Poplar Bluff got a pair of two-out RBI hits to win in eight innings.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Kelly baseball team edges St. Vincent (04/06/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Kelly baseball team edges St. Vincent (04/06/16)
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April 5, 2016 Scoreboard (04/05/16)
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April 4, 2016 Scoreboard (04/04/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Sikeston baseball team takes down Bell City (04/03/16)
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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Sikeston baseball team takes down Bell City (04/03/16)
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Sikeston rallies for 8-5 win over top-ranked Bell City (04/02/16)
The Bulldogs gave up a lead, but quickly bounced back to take down Bell City, the top-ranked team in Class 1, 8-5 Saturday at VFW Memorial Stadium in Sikeston, Mo.
Sikeston earns win over state-ranked Greenville with 3-run sixth inning (04/02/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Shaking off a rough start, Sikeston hurler Trent Sidwell gave the Sikeston Bulldogs six dominant innings to close out Friday's game against previously unbeaten Greenville. Sikeston's offense backed Sidwell with a three-run rally in the sixth inning that proved to be the difference in a 5-2 win that gets Sikeston back over the .500 mark on the season...
Sikeston girls, Malden boys win first-ever titles at 6th Annual Eva G. Hinshaw Invitational (04/01/16)
Sikeston topped the 14-team invitational track meet with 122 points while Malden finished with 120.
April 1, 2016 Scoreboard (04/01/16)
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Sikeston, Kelly girls soccer match delayed by lightning (03/30/16)
The game was tied at 1-all and since a winner couldn't be determined, play will resume at a later date.
Notre Dame girls soccer weathers storm, wins tight conference clash with Sikeston (03/29/16)
A bounce here. A roll there. These are the things that make a difference, and teams will take what they can get. On Monday the Notre Dame girls soccer team was just happy to survive as it went up 2-0 before weathering a flurry of Sikeston pressure to prevail 2-1 in an early-season SEMO Conference matchup at Harry L. Crisp Field in Cape Girardeau...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston takes out NMCC in six innings, Chaffee holds off Kelly (03/29/16)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston turned a one-run game into a mercy-rule rout by scoring 11 runs in two innings against New Madrid County Central Monday for a 17-7 SEMO Conference win. The Bulldogs (2-2, 1-1 SEMO Conference) had 13 hits led by Blake Wolferding and his three doubles and four RBI. Wyatt Pratt, Bryce Bays and Max Ault each had two hits. Trey Smith added a double and three RBI...
Notre Dame girls soccer weathers storm, wins tight conference clash with Sikeston (03/29/16)
A bounce here. A roll there. These are the things that make a difference, and teams will take what they can get. On Monday the Notre Dame girls soccer team was just happy to survive as it went up 2-0 before weathering a flurry of Sikeston pressure to prevail 2-1 in an early-season SEMO Conference matchup at Harry L. Crisp Field in Cape Girardeau...
Sophomore leads Bluff to ND Invitational title (03/29/16)
Poplar Bluff sophomore Nathan Woolard literally had to make a name for himself Monday afternoon as the Mules made their season debut at the Notre Dame Invitational. Woolard's first name was scripted with a red marker above the crossed-out name of Nick, his older brother who was a senior last year, on the Mules' scoring chart posted in the clubhouse at Bent Creek Golf Course...
March 28, 2016 Scoreboard (03/28/16)
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Jackson girls soccer earns another Noon Optimist tournament title (03/26/16)
The Jackson girls soccer team used the first two days of the Noon Optimist Club Tournament to experiment with different formations and tactical approaches. The learning curve was, clearly, not all that steep, as the Indians won a pair of games over Poplar Bluff and Marion (Ill.) to sit atop the standings. On the final day, with the tournament title on the line, Jackson went back to something more familiar, with familiar results...
Jackson girls soccer earns another Noon Optimist tournament title (03/26/16)
The Jackson girls soccer team used the first two days of the Noon Optimist Club Tournament to experiment with different formations and tactical approaches. The learning curve was, clearly, not all that steep, as the Indians won a pair of games over Poplar Bluff and Marion (Ill.) to sit atop the standings. On the final day, with the tournament title on the line, Jackson went back to something more familiar, with familiar results...
Poplar Bluff girls soccer bounces back, blanks Cape Central at Noon Optimist tourney (03/25/16)
There wasn’t much time for the Poplar Bluff girls soccer team to dwell on its shutout loss from a day earlier. The Mules opened the Noon Optimist Club Tournament with a 4-0 loss to Jackson on Thursday, but hardly anything from that performance was evident Friday...
Poplar Bluff girls soccer bounces back, blanks Cape Central at Noon Optimist tourney (03/25/16)
There wasn’t much time for the Poplar Bluff girls soccer team to dwell on its shutout loss from a day earlier. The Mules opened the Noon Optimist Club Tournament with a 4-0 loss to Jackson on Thursday, but hardly anything from that performance was evident Friday...
Sikeston girls soccer team fights for second tie at Noon Optimist Tournament (03/25/16)
"If you're going to take anything away from these two ties is that both nights we were down and both nights we decided we wanted to have heart and passion after that happened," Dement said. "You see the result were we're able to battle back."
March 25, 2016 Scoreboard (03/25/16)
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Jackson baseball scrapes past Sikeston in extras, 3-2 (03/25/16)
It might be the first week of the baseball season, but the action on the diamond on Good Friday morning felt a lot more like May than March. In gray, chilly weather, Jackson clawed its way to a 3-2, 10-inning victory over rival Sikeston in an early-season SEMO Conference clash on Friday at Whitey Herzog Field in Jackson, Missouri...
Jackson baseball scrapes past Sikeston in extras, 3-2 (03/25/16)
It might be the first week of the baseball season, but the action on the diamond on Good Friday morning felt a lot more like May than March. In gray, chilly weather, Jackson clawed its way to a 3-2, 10-inning victory over rival Sikeston in an early-season SEMO Conference clash on Friday at Whitey Herzog Field in Jackson, Missouri...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston girls soccer ties with Cape Central (03/25/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- The Sikeston girls soccer team played Cape Central to a 2-2 tie Thursday during the first day of the Noon Optimist Tournament at Cape Central High School in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Larysa McClellon scored both of Sikeston's goals. Torrie Helms had each assist...
Fred Thatch named MBCA Class 4 Player of the Year (03/24/16)
The 6-3 sophomore averaged a double-double at 20 points and 10 rebounds and is already Sikeston's fifth-leading scorer with 1,106 points throughout his two-year career.
Cape Central's Al Young adds Gibbs Award to his trophy shelf (03/23/16)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Cape Central standout Al Young added the John Gibbs Award to his trophy collection Wednesday night, while Tyeshia Mitchell became the first Sikeston player in program history to win the Bob Gray Award. Both were honored at the 58th annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Basketball Banquet at the Black River Coliseum, which started with a keynote address by Southeast Missouri State men's basketball coach Rick Ray...
Tyeshia Mitchell becomes first Sikeston player to win SEMO Conference's Bob Gray Award (03/23/16)
Mitchell brings the Gray Award to Sikeston for the first time in the same year the Lady Bulldogs won the SEMO Conference regular season outright for the first time in school history.
Cape Central's Al Young adds Gibbs Award to his trophy shelf (03/23/16)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Cape Central standout Al Young added the John Gibbs Award to his trophy collection Wednesday night, while Tyeshia Mitchell became the first Sikeston player in program history to win the Bob Gray Award. Both were honored at the 58th annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Basketball Banquet at the Black River Coliseum, which started with a keynote address by Southeast Missouri State men's basketball coach Rick Ray...
2015-16 SEMO Conference basketball teams (03/23/16)
ALL-SEMO CONFERENCE Al Young, 6-1, sr., Cape Central Dontarius Sharp, 5-11, sr., Charleston Jacob Smith, 6-3, sr., Jackson Javarcus Word, 5-8, jr., New Madrid Central Blake Bauwens, 5-11, jr., Notre Dame Willie Lucas, 6-6, jr., Poplar Bluff Marcedus Leech, 6-5, fr., Poplar Bluff...
High school roundup: Jackson baseball team moves to 4-0 (03/23/16)
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High school roundup: Jackson baseball team moves to 4-0 (03/23/16)
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Sikeston baseball team opens season with 10-0 rout over Kelly (03/22/16)
The Bulldogs (1-0) piled up 10 hits in five innings and took advantage of some early miscues by Kelly's defense to make their season opener at VFW Memorial Stadium a quick one.
March 22, 2016 Scoreboard (03/22/16)
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March 21, 2016 Scoreboard (03/21/16)
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Sikeston seniors play vital roles in basketball team's return trip to Show-Me Showdown (03/21/16)
Sikeston finished a very promising season with back to back losses bringing their final record to 28-3, and for their six seniors, it was a bitter-sweet end to a career full of highs and lows.
Sikeston finishes fourth in Class 4 (03/19/16)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Less than 24 hours after playing a grueling and deflating overtime game in a Class 4 state semifinal, Sikeston tried to rebound in the third place game against Helias Catholic from Jefferson City. Unfortunately for the Bulldogs, their shots were off from the start and Helias took advantage, sending Sikeston home with a 63-51 defeat...
Freshman Kevin Jones shines on biggest stage yet (03/19/16)
Jones was Sikeston's second leading scorer, sparked a defensive rally in the fourth and hit the biggest shot of his young career that sent the game into overtime.
Sikeston falls in overtime to Vashon in Class 4 semifinal 69-66 (03/18/16)
Sikeston (28-2) will play either Helias or Lafayette (St. Joseph) on Saturday at 12:50 p.m. for third place.
Class 4 semifinal capsule: Sikeston vs. Vashon (03/17/16)
Sikeston vs. Vashon When: Friday, 6 p.m. Where: Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. Records: Sikeston (28-1); Vashon (24-4) Last round: Sikeston defeated Parkway West 52-40 (Quarterfinal); Vashon defeated St. Charles West 57-31 (Quarterfinal). Next game: Winner plays either Helias or Lafayette (St. Joseph) in Class 4 state championship game on Saturday at 8:10 p.m. Loser plays in the third place game at 12:50 p.m...
Top two Vashon, Sikeston set for its anticipated Class 4 semifinal (03/17/16)
Second-ranked Sikeston (28-1) will take on top-ranked Vashon (24-4) Friday night at 6 p.m. at Mizzou Arena.
Sikeston's large and loud fan base provides edge for basketball team (03/17/16)
"With them roaring and screaming I think it effects the other team. It's almost like we're one. One team, one body. It's amazing having them behind us."
Sikeston trio turns basketball team into tough puzzle to crack (03/16/16)
The trio of Thatch, Dyes and Kimble gives Sikeston a rare and valuable edge. At any given time, each player could be considered the best on the floor, but together is when the Bulldogs get rolling.
Sikeston reaches Class 4 semifinals with 52-40 win over Parkway West (03/13/16)
The Bulldogs (28-1), ranked second in the MBCA Class 4 state poll, will play top-ranked Vashon in a semifinal game on Friday at 6 p.m. at Mizzou Arena.
Capsules: Sikeston boys, Dexter girls set for Class 4 quarterfinal (03/11/16)
Sikeston and Dexter will travel together again for a chance to make the Class 4 semifinals in Columbia. Sikeston appears in its seventh quarterfinal game in seven years while Dexter makes its fourth appearance in five years.
Hot shooting Sikeston rolls into Class 4 quarterfinals over Ste. Genevieve (03/09/16)
The Bulldogs shot over 70 percent from the field in the first half, including 8 of 10 from 3-point range, which helped the team stake a 53-27 lead by halftime.
District championship notebook: Dyes leads Sikeston boys basketball team at charity stripe (03/05/16)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- In a game that was too close for comfort, senior Dominique Dyes was Sikeston's proverbial pillow. Cape Central refused to fold late in the fourth quarter of Friday's Class 4 District 1 championship, pulling within a possession several times inside the final minutes...
Sikeston holds off rival Cape Central for Class 4, District 1 title (03/05/16)
In a thrilling Class 4, District 1 championship game, Sikeston defeated Cape Central 59-55 in front of a standing room-only crowd of nearly 3,000 fans that packed into the Sikeston Field House.
Sikeston girls see district title slip by in most agonizing way (03/05/16)
Dexter's sixth district title in a row and second over the Bulldogs was an utter heartbreaker for Sikeston, who watched as their best chance to win their first district title in school history slipped away.
District championship notebook: Dyes leads Sikeston boys basketball team at charity stripe (03/05/16)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- In a game that was too close for comfort, senior Dominique Dyes was Sikeston's proverbial pillow. Cape Central refused to fold late in the fourth quarter of Friday's Class 4 District 1 championship, pulling within a possession several times inside the final minutes...
Sikeston girls reach second straight district final with romp over Notre Dame (03/04/16)
Second-seeded Sikeston hit five threes leading to a 13-point halftime advantage and that's all they needed to end Notre Dame's season with a 52-36 win
March 1, 2016 Scoreboard (03/02/16)
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Sikeston back in familiar territory after C4D1 semifinal win over Dexter (03/02/16)
The Bulldogs (25-1) will play second-seeded Cape Central in the district title game Friday night at 7:30. The Tigers rallied to defeat sixth-seeded Kennett 56-52 in the other semifinal Tuesday.
Cape Central boys basketball team survives district thriller (03/01/16)
The Tigers advanced to the Class 4 District 1 championship game with a 56-52 win vs. Kennett.
Dexter picks up first district win in six years with upset over Perryville (03/01/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON, Mo. -- It's been six years since the Dexter basketball team won a playoff game and 55 days since Dexter lost to Perryville. The fifth-seeded Bearcats rectified both of those setbacks Monday at the Sikeston Field House with a 59-49 upset over No. 4 Perryville during the first round of the Class 4, District 1 tournament...
Heisserer helps spark No. 3 Notre Dame girls basketball past Perryville in district tournament matchup (03/01/16)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The Notre Dame girls basketball team hung tight through a close first quarter and then busted things open as it got a strong playoff performance from a freshman and ran away from Perryville, 61-26, in a quarterfinal of the Class 4 District 1 tournament Monday at Sikeston High School...
Local basketball teams prep for district, sectional action this week (02/29/16)
It's officially win-or-go-home time for everyone on the basketball court. Bigger schools wrapped up their regular season last week and open the district postseason tonight, while smaller schools -- those that are still standing -- have sectional action this week...
Sikeston girls win conference outright, set wins record over Dexter (02/26/16)
DEXTER -- A lot was on the line Thursday when Sikeston visited the Dexter Lady Bearcats on senior night for both team's regular season finales. A Dexter win would give the Lady Bearcats sole ownership of the SEMO Conference regular season championship outright...
Sikeston wraps up regular season with blowout win over DeSoto (02/26/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrapped up its regular season schedule with a final performance to remember on Thursday. Sikeston defeated De Soto 69-31 on Senior Night at the Field House in a dominant effort to finish one of the greatest regular seasons in school history at 24-1...
Thatch's career night lifts Sikeston past Jennings (02/25/16)
Sikeston sophomore Fred Thatch scored a career-high 34 points and scored his 1,000th career point. He was 10 of 16 from the field, including a career high four 3-pointers, seven rebounds and three assists.
State-ranked Sikeston, Jennings set for Class 4 battle tonight (02/24/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- With the Class 4, District 1 Tournament right around the corner, Sikeston coach Gregg Holifield is doing all he can to prepare his team for a hopeful playoff run. That includes the scheduling of the sixth ranked team in Class 4, Jennings, which will be traveling to the Sikeston Field House Wednesday night for a matchup of state-ranked teams. Junior varsity action will tip off at 6 p.m...
Dexter girls halt Jackson's 14-game winning streak (02/23/16)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter girls basketball team experienced little difficulty ending the Jackson Indians' 14-game winning steak Monday night. Dexter, which is ranked No. 6 in the latest Class 4 state poll, shot 48 percent from the field and managed to limit Jackson to just 13 field goals while handing Jackson its first loss since Dec. 22 with a 59- 35 victory...
Sikeston's full-court pressure defense continues to cause opponents fits (02/20/16)
"No doubt I think it's been a turning point in our program. I love teaching both man and zone, but I think our matchup zone defense really fits our kids and our program the best and our success has proven that."
Four area wrestlers guaranteed medals at state tournament (02/20/16)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- When Friday began seven area wrestlers were still in position to win a state championship after first round victories. None have a top finish in sights after the day ended, but there will be four all-state finishers from Sikeston, New Madrid County Central and Dexter...
Sikeston holds off upset-minded Caruthersville 84-71 (02/19/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. -- The Caruthersville Tigers have had this game circled on the calendar for a while. The atmosphere was electric. The gym was packed. And the team was pumped up for visiting state-ranked Sikeston on Thursday night...
February 18, 2016 Scoreboard (02/18/16)
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Sikeston sending a school record nine wrestlers to state tournament (02/18/16)
"It's a really huge accomplishment. It's something that I'm proud to say I took part in."
Sikeston bullies Cape Central girls basketball to stay alive in conference race (02/17/16)
Cape Central girls basketball coach Garrett Pannier has focused on improvement and encouraging signs with his young squad all year, but Wednesday night will be one his team will just want to forget. Visiting Sikeston opened the game on a 9-0 run -- with all points coming off turnovers -- and never trailed, bullying the Tigers in a 68-24 result at Central High School...
Sikeston bullies Cape Central girls basketball to stay alive in conference race (02/17/16)
Cape Central girls basketball coach Garrett Pannier has focused on improvement and encouraging signs with his young squad all year, but Wednesday night will be one his team will just want to forget. Visiting Sikeston opened the game on a 9-0 run -- with all points coming off turnovers -- and never trailed, bullying the Tigers in a 68-24 result at Central High School...
Sikeston earns conference title outright with bounce back win over NMCC (02/17/16)
Sikeston finished 7-1 in the conference to win the conference title for the first time since 2013 and its first outright title since 2011.
Charleston bounces Cape Central from SEMO Conference title hunt (02/17/16)
By Chris Pobst sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON, Mo. -- It's not too often the Charleston basketball team does something nice for its arch-rival to the west. And though the Bluejays handed Sikeston an outright SEMO Conference regular season championship Tuesday night with its 75-60 win over Cape Central, the Bluejays certainly didn't leave empty-handed...
Caruthersville hands Kennett sixth straight loss, 75-70 (02/16/16)
A five game losing streak extended to six on Tuesday night, as Caruthersville weathered second half rally from Kennett before eking out a 75-70 win.
Sikeston sending nine wrestlers to state tournament, 12 other locals going (02/15/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- There will be 21 local wrestlers competing during this weekend's MSHSAA State Championships at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. Sikeston, who finished second as a team behind Farmington, led the pack with what is believed to be a state record nine wrestlers after the Class 3, District 1 tournament in Farmington, Mo., on Saturday...
Blemish: Cape Central hands Sikeston first loss of season (02/13/16)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs have not seen many chinks in its armor this season. Heading into Friday, 19 opponents have given Sikeston its best shot, but the Bulldogs have found ways to not only hold off all challengers, but to do it convincingly in most cases...
Cape Central boys basketball pulls off upset, knocks off unbeaten Sikeston (02/12/16)
It's the kind of thing you come to expect in a good rivalry — the unexpected. On a night when the raucous energy inside the gymnasium at Cape Central High School was matched by only that of the home team, the Cape Central boys basketball team did what no one else could do this season. It beat Sikeston...
Cape Central boys basketball pulls off upset, knocks off unbeaten Sikeston (02/13/16)
It's the kind of thing you come to expect in a good rivalry — the unexpected. On a night when the raucous energy inside the gymnasium at Cape Central High School was matched by only that of the home team, the Cape Central boys basketball team did what no one else could do this season. It beat Sikeston...
February 12, 2016 Scoreboard (02/12/16)
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Sikeston rebounds from loss with big win over arch rival Charleston (02/12/16)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Coming off just their fourth loss of the season the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs were looking for a rebound performance Thursday night. They wasted little time taking out their frustration on rival Charleston, dominating the Lady Bluejays 65-33...
February 11, 2016 Scoreboard (02/11/16)
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Kyle Moore sinks 49 as Senath-Hornersville tops Kennett, 69-62 (02/10/16)
It was another one of those nights for Kyle Moore.
Cape Central boys basketball holds off archrival Jackson (02/10/16)
Cape Central's Jawone Newell found himself in a bit of trouble as he corralled a pass near the half-court line with his team clinging to a two-point lead over archrival Jackson late in the fourth quarter. With one foot in the air and two Jackson players closing in to trap, Newell lobbed a pass to the right baseline, and teammate Austin Parker was there to grab it...
Turnovers doom Sikeston girls in loss to Jackson (02/08/16)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs have made a living on creating havoc and causing turnovers for opposing offenses. But the Bulldogs got a dose of its own medicine on Monday night at the Sikeston Field House as Jackson pulled away for a 46-31 victory...
February 8, 2016 Scoreboard (02/08/16)
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Homecoming romp: Sikeston improves to 19-0 with 86-65 win over Poplar Bluff (02/06/16)
SIKESTON -- Poplar Bluff coach William Durden came into Sikeston with a plan of containing the Bulldogs' prolific 3-point shooting. While that strategy worked, it left the paint wide open for the Bulldogs. Sikeston consistently got numerous shots at the rim, five slam dunks, backdoor layups and offensive putbacks on its way to an 86-65 SEMO Conference victory over Poplar Bluff in front of a large homecoming crowd at the Sikeston Field House...
February 5, 2016 Scoreboard (02/05/16)
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Prep roundup: Sikeston girls glide past Scott City; Hayti, South Pemiscot boys both pull upsets in BCT semifinals (02/05/16)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston won their sixth-straight, thrashing Scott City 70-24 on the road Thursday night. The 70 points was Sikeston's biggest offensive output of the season as the Lady Bulldogs jumped out to a 20-4 lead in the first quarter and held a comfortable 44-12 lead at halftime...
Sikeston wrestlers blank Kennett 69-0 (02/05/16)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team returned home for the first time in nearly two months and had no problem with visiting Kennett, winning 69-0 on Senior Night. "The boys wrestled really well tonight," said Sikeston head coach Chris Lowe...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Meadow Heights boys basketball edges Zalma for MVC Tournament title (02/05/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Meadow Heights boys basketball edges Zalma for MVC Tournament title (02/05/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
February 4, 2016 Scoreboard (02/04/16)
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PREP ROUNDUP: SCC rallies past Kelly, Sikeston girls win sixth straight (02/03/16)
BENTON, Mo. -- The Scott County Central Braves used a big fourth quarter to earn a 64-48 road win over Kelly Tuesday night. Kelly led at halftime 28-24 and the game was tied 37-37 after three quarters before Scott Central outscored the Hawks 27-11 in the final frame...
Despite sputtering offensively, Sikeston gets past Kennett (02/03/16)
KENNETT, Mo. -- Following up on the greatest shooting performance in school history is a tough act to follow. On the heels of Monday's superhuman 22 3-pointers in a 101-67 victory over Farmington, Sikeston found the iron unkind on Tuesday at Kennett, but the Bulldogs still found a way to defeat the Indians 68-53...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Oak Ridge boys basketball team yields first win to Richland (02/03/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Oak Ridge boys basketball team yields first win to Richland (02/03/16)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Tuesday.
February 2, 2016 Scoreboard (02/02/16)
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Sikeston's Lady Bulldogs top Kennett 46-33 (02/02/16)
KENNETT, Mo. -- Despite having to endure lengthy travels around Southeast Missouri, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs topped Kennett 46-33 Monday night to remain undefeated in 2016.
Sikeston sets records during 101-67 rout over Farmington (02/02/16)
"This doesn't just happen -- these guys have paid the price. They've worked year around. They put in a lot of time. Hard work pays off and all of these guys have put in hard work and a lot of time."
Sikeston's Lady Bulldogs top Kennett 46-33 (02/02/16)
KENNETT, Mo. -- Despite having to endure lengthy travels around Southeast Missouri, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs topped Kennett 46-33 Monday night to remain undefeated in 2016.
February 1, 2016 Scoreboard (02/01/16)
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PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston eases through second Hillsboro Tournament championship (02/01/16)
Sikeston held Hillsboro (5-12) to two points in the first quarter and outscored them by 14 points in the second to take a 30-9 lead at halftime.
January 30, 2016 Scoreboard (01/30/16)
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Fall sports finalists announced for Semoball Awards (01/30/16)
High school athletes throughout the region were recognized Saturday as 55 student-athletes from across Southeast Missouri were announced as finalists for the Third Annual Semoball Awards. Final nominees from eight different sport categories -- football offense, football defense, volleyball, boys soccer, boys and girls cross country, boys swimming and diving and girls tennis -- were revealed on air on SEMO ESPN Radio...
Sikeston girls basketball team advances to finals of Hillsboro tournament (01/30/16)
HILLSBORO, Mo. -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs advanced to the championship game of the 35th Annual Hillsboro Tournament by downing Freeburg, Ill., 67-45 Friday night. Top-seeded Sikeston held a slim 25-23 lead at halftime but outscored their Illinois counterparts 24-9 in the third quarter to take a commanding 49-32 lead and never looked back...
Sikeston outruns Ritenour, defends its FZN tournament title 97-81 (01/30/16)
sports@standard-democrat.com O'FALLON, Mo. -- It's rare that Sikeston faces a team that is willing and able to play at the break-neck pace that the Bulldogs prefer. In Friday night's championship game of the 54th Annual Fort Zumwalt North Invitational, the second-seeded Ritenour Huskies welcomed the challenge with open arms...