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Saturday, July 30, 2016
Bootheel Conference Teams
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KENNETT, Mo. - Championships have accompanied 2014 Kennett graduate Shayla Jansson just about everywhere she has stepped in a circle to pitch in recent years. Jansson was the starting pitcher on a 2014 Kennett squad that...
Kennett Swim Team Award Recipients (07/30/16)
Portageville's Tyler Daugherty signs to play baseball at Morthland College (07/29/16)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. - 2016 Portageville graduate Tyler Daugherty has played basketball and football most of high school but has always made baseball his top priority. "My family is bigger baseball fans so I've played baseball much longer than the other sports," Daugherty said...
Kennett takes second at SMSC swim meet (07/29/16)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Kennett swim team concluded its season with a second-place finish at the Southeast Missouri Swim Conference Championship earlier this month at Cape Girardeau Central Pool.
Keona Sample slated to swim in Jr. Olympics (07/29/16)
This week's Feature SpotLight is about a little girl with very big dreams. After speaking with this young lady, somehow, it's believed that her goals will someday be reached. At a modest age of only ten years old, Keona Sample, a.k.a. (Ki-Ki), has already achieved some pretty impressive goals...
Kennett football schedules set, practice kicks off Monday (07/27/16)
KENNETT, Mo. - Kennett has released its 2016 varsity football schedule, which includes five road games and four home games.
Fundraising goal surpassed at Kennett Athletics Golf Tournament (07/27/16)
The final calculations are in and the fundraising goal of $5,000 was surpassed at the first annual Kennett Athletics Golf Tournament Friday at the Kennett Country Club. Kennett athletic director Jim Vaughan said $5,720 was raised after tournament expenses...
Holcomb competes in DongPing Fang volleyball camp (07/26/16)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - Holcomb volleyball coach Carlye Marshall elected to begin preseason preparations by having her team participate in a new volleyball camp conducted by a professional last week. Holcomb high school volleyball players participated in the DongPing Fang Volleyball Camp Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning at the Holcomb High School Gymnasium...
Kennett Country Club hosts inaugural Kennett Athletics Golf Tournament (07/23/16)
KENNETT, Mo. - The first annual Kennett Athletics Golf Tournament was a big hit Friday at the Kennett Country Club. "The inaugural tournament was an absolute, complete success," Kennett athletic director Jim Vaughan said. ""I believe it surpassed our goal, which was to raise $5,000. I really believe when the final calculations are made we probably surpassed that."...
Senath-Hornersville graduate Brady Bibbs signs to play baseball at Rend Lake College (07/22/16)
2016 Senath-Hornersville standout Brady Bibbs remained unsure where he would play college baseball until he met up with head coach Tony Etnier at Rend Lake College in June. "Coach Etnier came to the table knowing everything about me and already had a plan for how I can develop further as a pitcher at the collegiate level," Bibbs said in a press release...
2016 Kennett graduate Edward Wilson signs to play baseball at Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods (07/21/16)
KENNETT, Mo. - 2016 three-sport standout Edward Wilson remained unsure if he wanted to play college football or baseball following high school graduation this year. "I was thinking about football because it went so well my senior season," he said. "But it seemed like baseball might be the better path to take for the long run. I'm not as big as most college football players, so after thinking about it over the summer, I decided to go the baseball route."...
Fighting Squirrels bid farewell to seniors, prep for future after missing out on regional for first time since 2006 (07/20/16)
Traditional Senior Babe Ruth baseball powerhouse Charleston Fighting Squirrels failed to qualify for the Midwest Plains Regional Tournament for the first time since 2006 Saturday night. Defending state champion Wayne County Lumberjacks overcame a 2-1 deficit when it scored three runs in the top of the sixth inning and hung on for a 7-3 victory against the Fighting Squirrels in an elimination game Saturday afternoon at the Senior Babe Ruth state tournament at Hillhouse Park in Charleston.. ...
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...
SEMO Pirates drop Senior Babe Ruth state title game to Wayne County 4-1 (07/19/16)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The SEMO Pirates enjoyed its best finish in program history Saturday night but finished a win shy of claiming a state title at the Senior Babe Ruth state baseball tournament at Hillhouse Park in Charleston. Right-handed starting pitcher Trey McDaniel, a Greenville talent, put together a complete game start to help propel the defending state champion Wayne County Lumberjacks to a 4-1 victory against the SEMO Pirates in the state title game...
Local sports figures claim top prizes at Semoball awards (07/11/16)
Kennett's Hadley Hilburn receives the Girls Tennis Athlete of the Year Award from Mark Schlereth, left, and Lucas Presson at the Semoball Awards Saturday, July 9, 2016 at Bedell Performance Hall.
Kony Ealy Youth Football Camp set for Saturday at NMCC (07/06/16)
Cody Tucker Daily Dunklin Democrat Though Kony Ealy had teamed up with William Moore for free football camps at Hayti High School in recent years, Ealy is now bringing the same camp to the field he once called home. The Kony Ealy Youth Football Camp will be held Saturday, July 9, at New Madrid County Central High School. The camp is free to all young athletes, offering a unique opportunity to train with an NFL player whose career began on that very campus...
Senath-Hornersville softball team makes its mark on Academic All-State Team (07/05/16)
The Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions high school softball team earned a spot on the recent Academic All-State listing, ranking fifth among school across Missouri with the highest team GPA.
Alli Hoffmann signs to play volleyball at Crowley's Ridge College (06/28/16)
Alli Hoffmann's high school athletic career was thrown into jeopardy in 2013. It was early in her sophomore year, and Hoffmann hard at work on her game during a scrimmage in an early season practice.
Kyle Moore signs to play baseball and basketball at Mineral Area College (06/27/16)
For more than a year now, as Kyle Moore played his final days in a Senath-Hornersville uniform, those watching the local sports circuit had the same question: If Moore signed on to play at college, which sport would he play?
The Answer Man (06/25/16)
Q: In what game are the rules most badly abused? A: Golf. While the PGA Tour is still the soul of integrity, there is simply no parallel in any other sport for what some public & country club courses have done to the rules of golf. As hackers we rationalize this violation of the true game by reciting the old "When in Rome syndrome," or the use of so-called "Local", or "Group" rules. ...
Kennett Country Club to host golf scramble for KHS Athletics (06/23/16)
The Kennett Country Club will play host to the Kennett Athletics Booster Club 4-Person Golf Scramble on Friday, July 22, with all proceeds helping Kennett athletics. The event, which includes hole prizes and side games, features a 1 p.m. tee time with a shotgun start. The entry fee for the event is $75 per participant...

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