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Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014
Bootheel Conference Teams
Tri-County Conference Teams

Kennett topples Fredericktown in season opener (08/23/14)
The KHS football team couldn't have asked for a better start following a 32-19 win against Fredericktown at Metz Cherry Stadium. Dangerously high temperatures forced officials to push game time back one hour. Even then, the effects of the heat took its toll on players throughout the game...
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Local swimmers are encouraged to attend tryouts for Bootheel Racers Swimming on Sunday, Aug. 24.
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A Hornersville girl brought home two big prizes from a swim meet at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn.
As officials cite concerns over high temperatures at the previously scheduled kick off time, Friday night's football game at Metz Cherry Stadium will start one hour later. Kennett High School's Athletic Director Laura Ort...
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Andy has been playing baseball virtually non-stop since his spring season as a senior at Kennett High School.
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As of 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, temperatures rose to the low 90s in Kennett. Add the weight of humidity in the air and it felt like 101 degrees.
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KENNETT, Mo. -- At Indian Park in Kennett, there rests 6 rusty soccer goals alongside a group of bleachers, all surrounded by several acres of green grass which will soon be home to the 2014 youth soccer league. It's all...
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One night removed from the Gatorade Game, football returned to Metz Cherry Stadium Friday night for a jamboree featuring Kennett, Dexter, East Prairie and New Madrid County Central. The event gives players a brief glimpse of...
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KENNETT, Mo. - Hours after students finished their first day at school on Thursday, the community in Kennett came together at Metz Cherry Stadium for the annual Bill Martin Gatorade Game, sponsored by the Kennett Rotary...
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When Hayti High School football coach Neal Cruce walked onto the job last year, he not only knew what he was getting into, he welcomed the challenge. "We had six seniors, and we sent three out of six to play college...
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"There's really not much of a difference from 2-8 to 1-9." Looking back at his first year as the head coach of Kennett High School's football team, Aaron Pixley knows there is a lot of room for improvement. Such was the case...
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For KHS Volleyball Head Coach Kristy Green, another successful season could depend on the foundation she's help build during her eight years in the program, coupled with an effort to bring students from all sports together...
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Kennett, Mo. - "The Police Department issued a challenge, and we said 'bring it." City Light Gas and Water (CLGW) Superintendent David Wilkins says his team was happy to take on the Kennett Police Department (KPD) in the...
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You've seen it time and again at sports programs far and wide: A team enjoys months or years of success, only to become complacent later on and suddenly fall from grace. It's a problem that Kennett High School Tennis Coach...
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A Senath teen was the only local player to compete on the winning team at the 14U Fastpitch America Softball Association World Series Championship. Madi Shrum, 14, of Senath, was a member of the SEMO Sluggers, a team based...
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Abigail McMullan, 15-18 girls high point winner, set conference records in the breaststroke, butterfly, and individual medley.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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...
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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...
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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...
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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),...
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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...
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...
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