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Monday, Dec. 29, 2014
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If you're only going to score three points in a game, why not save them for when they count the most. That's exactly what Landon Vaughan did Saturday night at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament.
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Hayti advances to Bloomfield Christmas Tournament semifinal (12/27/14)
The Hayti Indians cemented their place in the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament semifinal on Saturday by beating South Pemiscot 64-51. The Bulldogs, however, refused to go down without a fight.
Twin Rivers towers over Holcomb, 64-31 (12/26/14)
The Holcomb Hornets (12) struggled mightily during a 64-31 loss to Twin Rivers (5) in the first round of the Bootheel Christmas Tournament. It seemed as Holcomb could only stand back and watch as the Royals sank six three pointers in the first quarter. Twin Rivers enjoyed a 27-8 lead at the beginning of the second quarter and never looked back...
Kennett advances in Bloomfield Christmas Tournament (12/26/14)
The Kennett Indians prevailed in the first round of the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament by cruising past Doniphan 64-48. Despite a near 20 point victory, coach Jim Vaughan saw plenty of areas for the Indians to improve upon ahead of Saturday's quarter final battle.
Hayti tops Richland in Bloomfield Christmas Tournament opener (12/26/14)
The Bloomfield Christmas Tournament tipped off at 10am Friday, with first place Hayti topping sixteenth place Richland 80-47. Despite the large gap in the final scoreline, Hayti head coach Dustin Ferguson simply was not happy with his group's opening performance.
Kennett falls to Greenville in Lady Royals Classic fifth place battle (12/23/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians were forced to settle for sixth place after losing 47-27 to Greenville at the Lady Royals Christmas Classic at Twin Rivers High School Tuesday evening. It's a disappointing end to Kennett's run in the tournament, but the silver lining is that they finished three places higher than their ninth place seed. They also enter the holiday break with a clear idea of what they need to do in order to be successful in the second half of the season...
Kennett to play for fifth place in Lady Royals Christmas Classic (12/22/14)
The Lady Indians struggled mightily during the first quarter of the game, but over the next three quarters, they managed to grind their way back into the game and win 44-36. The victory gives Kennett the opportunity to play Greenville (11) for fifth place on Tuesday night.
Armorel tops Delta C-7 for second straight Lions Classic Championhip (12/20/14)
After beating first place Delta C-7 51-46, the Armorel Tigers are champions of Senath-Hornersville's Lions Classic Christmas Tournament for the second year in a row. Armorel established a lead early in the game, and the Chargers struggled to find a way around a strong defense...
Neeleyville powers past hosts for third place at Lions Classic (12/20/14)
A powerful duo of forwards from Neelyville prevailed against Senath-Hornersville during Friday's back and forth battle for third place in the Lions Classic Christmas Tournament. In a game that came down to the final seconds, the Tigers found a way to keep their lead in tact, thanks in part to a strong third quarter that solidified their third place spot in the tournament...
Campbell earns consolation trophy at Lions Classic (12/18/14)
The Campbell Camels won a tough battle against Naylor Thursday night, earning the consolation trophy at the Lions Classic Christmas Tournament. Though only one point separated the two teams at halftime, the Camels came out strong in the second half, securing a 73-61 victory...
Kennett starts Lady Royals Classic with win (12/18/14)
The Kennett Lady Indians started off strong at the Lady Royals Classic at Twin Rivers High School in Brosely. In their first game of the tournament, they trounced Chaffee 42-25, setting up a tough battle on Saturday against Dexter. Heidi Shetley once again led Kennett on offense, this time by scoring 21 points. Dakayla Duckworth scored 8 points while grabbing 7 rebounds. The Lady Indians also shot 7-9 from the free throw line in the fourth quarter...
33-point quarter sends Hayti over Holcomb, 78-40 (12/18/14)
Hayti was in full control as they hosted Holcomb Thursday night. A massive 33-point third quarter propelled them to a 78-40 win. The Indians had three players score in double digits: Ted Hall with 10 points, Devon Riddick with 16, and Indaqual Presberry with 20...
Defense prevails: Delta C-7 tops Senath-Hornersville at Lions Classic (12/16/14)
SENATH, Mo. - Delta C-7 found a way to tame Senath-Hornersville's recent offensive dominance, holding Kyle Moore to 15 points in a 72-60 victory in the Lions Classic semifinal. Josh McCarter led the Chargers with 25 points. Meanwhile, head coach Wes Richardson praised his defense for taking on the Lions potent offense...
Kennett falls to Malden in the final minutes, 64-58 (12/16/14)
KENNETT, Mo. - A strong third quarter allowed the Malden Green Wave to gain just enough momentum to beat the Kennett Indians 64-58, despite an intense, back and forth fourth quarter on the Indians home court. Rantrell Caruthers led Kennett with 20 points, but two Malden players finished with 23 points each; Shaeen Perkins and Cortez Dobbins...
Bud Hilburn earns place on 2014 Media All-State Team (12/16/14)
Bud Hilburn has been named to the 2014 Media All-State defensive first team. The list is selected by writers and broadcasters all across Missouri. Hilburn finished the season with 141 tackles and 7 sacks. 29 of his tackles were for a loss. He also forced 5 fumbles...
Senath-Hornersville tops Campbell at Lions Classic (12/16/14)
SENATH, Mo. Senath-Hornersville started off the Lions Classic Christmas Tournament on the right track with a 75-56 win over Campbell, setting up a clash with Delta C-7, the top ranked in the tournament. The scoreline doesn't indicate the type of fight Campbell put up throughout most of the game. The Camels finished the first quarter with a 12-8 lead thanks to scoring across five different players...
Rested, Kennett beats Hayti 55-18 (12/16/14)
HAYTI, Mo. - Sometimes, a bit of rest does a lot of good. That appears to be the case for Kennett's Lady Indians. On Monday night, they traveled to Hayti and cruised to a 55-18 victory. "I thought we came out and played hard," said coach Jordan Penn after the game. Penn appears to have settled in to his new coaching role, despite taking it on two weeks later than every other coach in the district...
Delta C-7 trounce Southland in Lions Classic opener (12/16/14)
SENATH, Mo. - The Lions Classic Christmas Tournament opened with a one-sided battle between the first and eighth seeded of the competition. Delta C-7 cruised as they beat Southland 95-24. The Chargers made quick work of the Rebels, who are struggling to gain traction early on in the season. Delta C-7 opened the game with a 25-4 run throughout the first quarter, and Southland was never able to find a way back into the game...
Kyle Moore scores 53 in win over Caruthersville (12/13/14)
The Caruthersville Tigers scored 53 points as they hosted Senath-Hornersville Friday night. So, too, did Kyle Moore.
Lady Indians fall to Lady Bulldogs in thriller (12/12/14)
After four thrilling quarters, Portageville exacted revenge on the Indians by winning 49-47 in the final seconds.
Kennett claims 7th grade Bootheel Conference Tournament championship (12/12/14)
Kennett's 7th grade basketball team beat Campbell 48-34 to claim the Bootheel Conference Tournament championship at South Pemiscot High School. The Indians were also awarded the first place plaque for they're undefeated conference record.
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