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Thursday, July 30, 2015
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As far as athletics are concerned, school campuses around the Bootheel are eerily quiet. Following a very busy summer at several schools, some are taking a much needed break during a dead week as mandated by the Missouri...
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MSHSAA moves spring softball championships to Springfield (07/29/15)
The boys soccer, girls soccer and spring softball championships will take place at different venues in the 2015-16 school year. v
Saint Louis FC fight Oklahoma City Energy to 0-0 draw (07/27/15)
ST. LOUIS - Saint Louis FC really needed a win on Saturday night. 5,304 fans crowded the World Wide Technology Park to watch their team host the Oklahoma City Energy in a crucial late-season battle as they fight for a playoff spot.
Holcomb cheerleading squad takes first place at regionals (07/22/15)
The Holcomb High School cheerleading squad punched their ticket to the state championships after taking first place at Tuesday's regional competition in Jackson. The Hornets competed in the 1A large division against three other area teams, all of which qualified for the state tournament in Columbia...
Kennett's successful tennis team preps for new season (07/21/15)
Kennett's high school tennis program stands tall as one of the most successful athletic programs in the area, if not the entire state. With several consecutive district titles under their belt, expectations are high at the start of each season.
Kennett 10-year-old Cal Ripken All-Stars claim state title (07/20/15)
Kennett's 10-year-old Cal Ripken All-Stars stood tall as state champions on Saturday, following a powerful display in Carthage, Mo.
Kennett Swim Team claims 2nd at SMSC Championships (07/20/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - The Kennett Swim Team solidified its place as one of the top teams in the area by taking a record number of athletes to the Southeast Missouri Swim Conference championships on Saturday. The team finished just shy of River City Aquatics to claim second place, capping off another successful summer in the water.
Kennett football soldiers through latest week of camp (07/17/15)
KENNETT - The Kennett high school football team took on temperatures well over 90 degrees at the start of a 6 p.m. practice on Friday. The session caps off a week that saw the Indians work to improve on key areas ahead of the 2015 season.
Kennett Swim Team hails record-breaking victory ahead of SMSC championships (07/16/15)
KENNETT - It was a record-breaking morning at the Sheryl Crow Aquatic Center on Saturday, July 11, as the Kennett Swim Team raised the bar at their home pool. Nine swimmers managed to break records across four different events.
Holcomb basketball eyes growth in trip to Branson (07/16/15)
HOLCOMB - Holcomb's High School gymnasium was mostly empty Wednesday evening, but it was filled with the strong scent of wax that covered the Hornets basketball court. The fresh, shiny coating is evidence that a new school year is drawing near, while coaches and athletes look to start fresh.
Kennett Blast are a glimpse into the future of high school softball (07/14/15)
The Kennett Blast 12u softball team enjoyed a powerful performance in the first game of a double header against the New Madrid War Eagles Tuesday night. The evening saw the Blast wrap up their season in convincing fashion.
Kennett 10u Cal Ripkin All-Star team claims district title (07/14/15)
Kennett's 10u Cal Ripken All-Star team has advanced to the state tournament following a decisive run in the district tournament last weekend.
At Hayti camp, NFL stars William Moore and Kony Ealy eye growth beyond football (07/13/15)
HAYTI - Temperatures inched towards 100 degrees as the clock struck noon at Hayti's high school football field on Saturday. It felt much warmer with the relentless humidity, but spirits were equally high as hundreds of local athletes got a chance to train with two NFL stars with roots in the Bootheel.
Kennett 12u all star team finishes 2nd in state tournament (07/10/15)
Kennett's 12u summer baseball team recently completed an impressive run in the Cal Ripken Missouri State 12/70 tournament. The team, which features all-stars from the community, enjoyed a strong run throughout the regular season before powering through the state tournament.
Kennett's weight training continues ahead of next week's camp (07/09/15)
KENNETT - Several members of the Kennett Indians football team were already hard at work as the clock hit 5pm, the scheduled start time for Thursday's workout inside the high school weight room.
Kennett Swim Team enjoys another week of success (07/07/15)
The Kennett Swim Team is fresh off a successful week of action. On Saturday, June 27, they traveled to Scott City and returned 16 first place swimmers. Three days later, the returned home for a mini meet and 22 KST swimmers tallied first place finishes.
Kennett Swim Team returns home for second straight win (06/30/15)
KENNETT - The Kennett Swim Team is riding a wave of success from two consecutive wins in four days. The latest victory came Tuesday in a mini meet at Sheryl Crow Aquatic Center. Also on hand was the Cape County Castaways, the Sikeston Sharks, the Poplar Bluff Swim Team and the Scott City Dolphins.
Devoted fans propel Saint Louis FC in inaugural season (06/29/15)
ST. LOUIS - If you travel anywhere in Missouri, you're virtually guaranteed to come across a guy or gal sporting apparel in support of one of St. Louis' many pro sports teams, be it the Cardinals, the Rams or the Blues. But as you inch closer to the St. Louis area, you're going to start seeing the colors and crest of the city's newest pro team: Saint Louis Football Club.
Kennett Swim Team hails first year swimmers, AAU participants (06/26/15)
Kennett Swim Team's first-year participants gather on a hot day of practice at Sheryl Crow Aquatic Center on Wednesday. Front row (left to right): Halle Trouter, Lydia Teeter, Kinley Crawford, Brooklee Bolline, Molly Payne, Hallee McCormick. Middle row (left to right): Sam Porterfield, Anna Kate Callis, Cash Franklin, Ella Dunn, Jayla Ellis, Avery Payne...
Hayti's Indaqual Presberry signs to William Woods University (06/26/15)
HAYTI - Indaqual Presberry is the latest Hayti High School graduate to take his considerable athletic skills to the collegiate level. On Thursday, he signed on to continue his career at William Woods University in Fulton, Mo.
Kennett football takes on nearby teams at SEMO camp (06/26/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Hunderds of football players crowded the Southeast Missouri State University Campus in blistering heat, all for the first half of a two-day full-contact summer camp.
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