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Thursday, July 31, 2014
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McMullan sets SMSC records (07/26/14)
Abigail McMullan, 15-18 girls high point winner, set conference records in the breaststroke, butterfly, and individual medley.
KST announces results from Southeast MO Swim Conference championship meet (07/26/14)
The Kennett swim team placed first at the 11-team championship meet on Saturday, July 19. Kennett calculated a team score of 4,329. Cape County Castaways placed second with a team score of 3311.5, Paducah Bluff totaled 3295.5 for third place and River City Aquatics placed fourth with a team score of 2699...
KST announces results from Southeast MO Swim Conference championship meet (07/26/14)
The Kennett swim team placed first at the 11-team championship meet on Saturday, July 19. Kennett calculated a team score of 4,329. Cape County Castaways placed second with a team score of 3311.5, Paducah Bluff totaled 3295.5 for third place and River City Aquatics placed fourth with a team score of 2699...
McMullan sets pool and conference records (07/18/14)
KST placed first at Kennett's Hy-Tek meet (07/18/14)
The Kennett swim team placed first at the four-team Kennett meet on July 12. Kennett calculated a team score of 1,699. Cape County Castaways placed second with a team score of 477, Sikeston Sharks totaled 308 for third place and Charleston Blueracers placed fourth with a team score of 74...
Kennett swimmers successful at RCA Invitational (07/18/14)
Meg Benson DDD Interim Editor Four Kennett swimmers posted strong showings in the River City Aquatics (RCA) Long Course Swimming Invitational on June 28-29 in Cape Girardeau, swimming for the year-round FAST Caruthersville team. Blake Raspberry, Ryan Creed, Braiden Burk and Hannah Burke turned in top-level performances in the 50-meter competition pool. All of the swimmers also compete for the Kennett Swim Team (KST)...
Holcomb Hornets 10U softball takes 1st in Dexter tourney (07/16/14)
Bootheel Ballers grab third in Skeeter Beater tourney (07/15/14)
Diamond Devils place second in Portageville tournament (07/15/14)
KST hosts mini meet (07/10/14)
The Kennett swim team placed first at the three-team Kennett mini meet on July 2. Kennett calculated a team score of 1,641. Poplar Bluff placed second with a team score of 204 and Scott City Dolphins placed third with a team score of 10. Kennett competition results include:...
Meeting set for upcoming KMS football season (07/09/14)
There will be a meeting on Monday, July 14, at 6 p.m. in the Kennett Middle School weight room for students entering into either the 7th or 8th grade at KMS and who are interested in participating in football during the 2014-2015 school year. The members of the KMS football coaching staff will be conducting the meeting which is scheduled to last approximately thirty minutes...
South Dunklin County Bootheel Ballers take third in Paragould 6 & under league (07/05/14)
Lunachyx place first in season and tourney (07/05/14)
Kennett Krushers capture first place in Dual on the Diamond tournament (07/05/14)
Don's Glass Shop grabs first in season (07/02/14)
Kennett Krushers take first in tourney (07/02/14)
Scott and Edgington compete at Boys State (06/27/14)
The American Legion Boys State of Missouri program was held June 16-23 on the University of Central Missouri campus in Warrensburg. Young men from across the state have the opportunity to show their athletic abilities. Chase Scott and Tom Edgington, both 17 and members of the Kennett Swim Team, received first place in the 100 yard freestyle, 50 yard backstroke, and 100 yard freestyle relay in the swimming competition held during the program on Wednesday and Thursday...
Basketball camp held at Kennett High School (06/27/14)
Photo by Regina Shands Lee, Staff This year's basketball camp participants include (front row, L to R) Carter Shewmaker, Hayden Gilmore, Macy New, Dawson Vaughan, Noah Barks, and Megan Spielman; (back row) Joe Wilson, Camden Pritchett, Owen Ross, Stefon Coleman, Ben McMullan, Ara Spielman, Blake Raspberry, and Elijah Jackson; Not pictured: Marshall Brown, Easton Bradshaw, and Ray Solijun...
Jansson signs to play with Mineral Area Junior College (06/27/14)
Kennett Lady Indians Shayla Jansson, seated second from left, signs a letter of intent to play softball at Mineral Area Junior College next season. She is surrounded by (seated L to R) Brother Ed Jansson (grandfather), Shayla Jansson, Julie Jansson (mother), and Judy Jansson (grandmother); (standing) Kevin McCaig (Lady Indians Head Coach), Shondra Jansson (sister), Kendra Jansson (sister), Coach David Guemmer (Mineral Area Head Coach), and Chris Wake (trainer)...
William Moore brings it back home (06/24/14)
Hayti native, William Moore of the Atlanta Falcons, hosted the William Moore Youth Football Camp this past Saturday at Hayti High School. "Bringing it back home. That's what it's all about," said Moore. Over 100 area youths participated in the camp...
William Moore brings it back home (06/24/14)
Hayti native, William Moore of the Atlanta Falcons, hosted the William Moore Youth Football Camp this past Saturday at Hayti High School. "Bringing it back home. That's what it's all about," said Moore. Over 100 area youths participated in the camp....
KST brings home first place honors from Sikeston meet (06/21/14)
GIRLS 6 & UNDER 25 YARD FREESTYLE Bella Wilson, seed time: 25.25, finals time: 22.91; GIRLS 6 & UNDER 25 YARD BACKSTROKE Bella Wilson, seed time: 27.67, finals time: 26.75; GIRLS 6 & UNDER 25 YARD BREASTSTROKE Bella Wilson, seed time: 28.50, finals time: 28.97;...
William Moore gives back to his community (06/20/14)
Giving back to his community has always been a goal for Hayti native, William Moore, of the Atlanta Falcons. Moore will have the opportunity this Saturday when he and fellow Falcons Sharod "Roddy" White and Peria Jerry host a free Football Camp in Hayti...
Shooting Camp held June 3-5 (06/13/14)
Basketball camp will continue June 17 through June 19 at Kennett middle school for students entering first grade through eighth grade. Camp begins at 3 p.m., featuring instruction of fundamentals for better ballhandling. Staff will include Kennett middle school and high school coaches, along with Kennett Indians basketball players...
Coach Driscoll takes reigns for KHS girls basketball (06/06/14)
Kennett fans ... there's a new basketball coach in town. Heading into his 18th year of coaching, Richard Driscoll stated "I played basketball in high school, but ended up playing baseball in college." Originally from Ohio, he coached in Hartville last year, and Stockton before that...
Tennis Camp 2nd grade through 5th grade (06/06/14)
Kennett Tennis Camp continued on Wednesday at the high school tennis court. Janet Hilburn, and her three assistants, Hanna Lack, Susan Shetley, and Mackenzie Carr, worked with five year old participants and first grade students from 9:30 to 10:30 each morning...
Skeeter Kell Stingers fall to KNB, 11-5 (06/04/14)
Skeeter Kell Stingers faced off against Kennett National Bank in the 7 & 8 year old girls' pitching machine league on Tuesday night. Skeeter Kell headed to the plate with determination. Leadoff batter, Keylee Goodman, snagged a single to start the game...
Holcomb dominates Hornersville 10-0 in pitching machine action (06/03/14)
The clouds rolled in, but the rain stayed away long enough for baseball action in Hornersville on Friday, May 23. The Hornersville PMC (Prospect Metal Co.) hosted Holcomb 7 & 8 year olds in pitching machine league. Holcomb headed out to the plate to start the game. With two outs, Brandon Martin hit a single, followed by Gavin Merritt who snagged an in-the-park home run, giving Holcomb a 2-0 lead in the top of the first...
Taking care of unfinished business: Cooter shuts out Leopold, two wins away from state title (05/30/14)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Shortly after his team's Class 1 state quarterfinal game against Leopold on Wednesday afternoon, Cooter coach Bobby McCulloch said he was finally able to get his nerves back under control. He and his team had just endured a seventh inning where Leopold had the tying run on third with one out...
Parker, Bradford to compete at state track meet today and Saturday (05/30/14)
What began in March in practices at Metz Cherry Stadium is ending in Jefferson City at the MSHSAA Class 3 State Track and Field Championships for a pair of Kennett High School athletes. Kennett will be sending Treyvon Bradford and Maliek Parker to the state track meet after the pair qualified in a total of three events at last weekend's Class 3 sectional meet. The meet begins today and concludes Saturday...
Something old, something new: Pemiscot County returns to Legion diamond Sunday (05/28/14)
There will be a mix of old and new when the Pemiscot County Eagles Senior American Legion baseball team takes the field Sunday afternoon against Blytheville, Ark. While this will not be the first time that Pemiscot County has fielded a Senior American Legion baseball team, it will be the first time since the 1990s that Pemiscot County has had a team...
Cooter dominates Oran in sectional (05/27/14)
ORAN, Mo. -- The Cooter Wildcats had never recorded a state sectional win against the Oran baseball team entering Monday's Class 1 contest. Not anymore. Cooter jumped ahead early and took advance to multiple Oran miscues on its way to a 9-0 victory over the Eagles and ace Seth Ressel, who two-hit the Wildcats in the sectional round a year ago to send Cooter to the offseason for a third consecutive year in the sectional round...
Beck to play golf at Mineral Area (05/24/14)
After three trips to the MSHSAA State Golf Championships during his high school career, Aaron Beck wanted to find a college that was an ideal fit for him. It is safe to say that succeeded. Beck recently signed a letter of intent to play collegiate golf next season at Mineral Area College near Park Hills. The Cardinals compete in Division II of the National Junior College Athletic Association...
Bootheel Conference honors its top softball players (05/24/14)
Coming off of what might be the most memorable season in its history, the Bootheel Conference recently announced its all-conference softball team. State champion Kennett led the way with four first-team selections, including Player of the Year Kelsey Washburn. She was joined by teammates Shayla Jansson, Hannah Criswell and Logan Vaughan on the first team, while head coach Kevin McCaig was named the conference's Coach of the Year...
Turning points break against Tribe in district championship game (05/23/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The Kennett Indians held an early lead in the MSHSAA Class 4, District 1 baseball championship game against Notre Dame Bulldogs and were on the verge of retiring the Bulldogs in order in the bottom of the first inning. However, Luke Haines turned on an Edward Wilson pitch and sent it over the leftfield fence for a game-tying -- and game-changing -- home run, igniting Notre Dame as it rolled to a 12-1 victory over the Tribe Wednesday at VFW Stadium...
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