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Sunday, Mar. 1, 2015
Stoddard County Athletic Association (SCAA) Conference Teams
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The Bernie Mules led by as much as 15 points in the first half but came up short in its bid to become the first team since 2003 to beat the Scott County Central Braves in a boys basketball district tournament. Friday...
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Bernie reaches C2D1 championship with 56-54 overtime win at Bloomfield (02/27/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - For the past several weeks Bernie Mules coach Brad Botsch has encouraged his upperclassmen to raise their game a level with the playoffs approaching. With the season on the line, Botsch felt his seniors finally reached that level Thursday night in a Class 2, District 1 semifinal against the Bloomfield Wildcats...
Dexter girls best Sikeston 55-50, Dexter boys fall at Cape Central 75-47 (02/26/15)
SIKESTON -- If Thursday's regular season finale between Dexter and Sikeston is any indication of how the upcoming Class 4, District 1 tournament might end up then fans are certainly in for a treat. Dexter edged Sikeston 55-50 at the Sikeston Field House in a game that had the feeling of playoff basketball...
Advance boys repeat as district basketball champions (02/26/15)
BELL CITY, Mo. - Advance coach Bubba Wheetley mandates a certain kind of energy from his team every time it steps on the court. But even Wheetley couldn't believe what he was seeing in the first quarter of Thursday night's Class 1 District 2 championship game at Bell City High School...
Advance eliminates Bell City, Oran eliminates Richland in C1D2 semifinals (02/25/15)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- The second-seeded Advance boys basketball team went into Tuesday night's Class 2 District 1 semifinal with one primary goal in mind: get the ball to sophomore Dawson Mayo. Mayo scored 13 of his 21 points in the first half, and the Hornets outscored No. 3 Bell City 21-10 in the second quarter to pull away for a 67-46 win at Bell City High School...
Dexter boys drop road contest at Notre Dame 80-56 (02/25/15)
The Notre Dame varsity boys basketball team outscored Dexter 34-12 in the second quarter on its way to an 80-56 home victory Tuesday night. Jason Jarrell paced Dexter with 23 points. Jacob Pedigo added 16 more points and Ethan Flowers record 14 points for the Bearcats...
Bernie-Bloomfield rematch set in Class 2, District 1 boys basketball tournament (all scores included) (02/25/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats and Bernie Mules are set to square off for the third time this season after securing convincing quarterfinal victories at the Class 2, District 1 boys basketball tournament at Bloomfield High School Tuesday night...
Jackson girls outshoot Dexter 60-45 (02/24/15)
JACKSON, Mo. - Following an 11-day layoff the Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball program opened the final week of the regular season a bit rusty Monday night at Jackson. The Bearcats shot just 34 percent (16 of 47) from the field. Jackson on the other hand shot 46 percent (23 of 50) from the field and hit eight of the 19 3-pointers it attempted...
Dexter's Ethan Stevens takes 4th at state wrestling tourney (02/23/15)
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Dexter junior Ethan Stevens finished fourth at the state wrestling tournament at Mizzou Arena in Columbia Saturday. Stevens lost by fall (1:12) to Reed Springs junior Broden Lemaster (38-3) in a championship quarterfinal Friday. Stevens followed with a win by decision (6-4) against Owensville senior Christopher Dolles (49-3) in a second-round wrestleback match Friday...
Saturday's basketball games postponed (Updated District Basketball Tournaments Included) (02/21/15)
Saturday's Dexter-Poplar Bluff varsity boys and girls basketball games scheduled for 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. at Poplar Bluff High School are cancelled. All district basketball tournaments have also been postponed Saturday. View updated brackets at this link: Updated basketball tournament brackets...
Dexter's Ethan Stevens wins opener at state wrestling tournament (02/19/15)
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Dexter junior Ethan Stevens remains in contention for a state championship following Day 1 action at the double-elimination state wrestling tournament at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. Stevens improved to 32-0 Thursday when he won his Round of 16 match of the 170-pound weight class by decision (8-3) against Savannah sophomore Jermiah Glise (35-13)...
BREAKING NEWS: Dexter reschedules varsity hoops games (02/19/15)
Weather permitting Dexter will make up its varsity boys and girls basketball games at Poplar Bluff this Saturday. The Dexter varsity boys basketball team is slated to play at Poplar Bluff High School Saturday at 4:30 p.m. The Dexter varsity girls basketball game is slated to play at Poplar Bluff High School Saturday at 6 p.m...
District host sites, state baseball rankings released (02/19/15)
District host sites are set for the 2015 spring baseball season. Gideon is slated to host Class 1, District 1 featuring Clarkton, Delta C-7, Gideon, Naylor, North Pemiscot, Risco and Southland. Oran is slated to host Class 1, District 2 featuring Advance, Bell City, Leopold, Oak Ridge, Oran, Richland and Scott County Central...
Outdoor Column: Snowpacolypse 2015 (02/18/15)
Reporting live from the igloo that has become my house, I'd like to offer an idea to our friends at the local news channels. It's evident that nothing tickles the meteorologists more than reporting live from outside in the weather, so how about we strap that microphone to the handle end of a snow shovel, and each segment can be filmed at someone else's driveway. I could deal with a winded dialogue if it meant a clean driveway!...
11 Dexter wrestlers qualify for state tournament (02/17/15)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. - 11 Dexter wrestlers are state bound after placing in the top four of their respective weight class Saturday at the Class 2, District 1 wrestling tournament in Ste. Genevieve. Dexter's Seth Harris (30-11) placed third in the 106-pound weight class, Gaven White (24-12) placed fourth in the 126-pound weight class, Brandon Twomey (26-19) placed second in the 132-pound weight class, James Mullins (15-10) placed fourth in the 138-pound weight class, Seth Rush (24-13) placed third in the 145-pound weight class, Storm Massey (36-8) placed third in the 152-pound weight class, Dylan Bazarian (29-5) placed first in the 160-pound weight class, Michael Hurst (28-9) placed third in the 182-pound weight class, Jared Deal (33-10) placed first in the 220-pound weight class and Brandon Wick (22-22) placed second in the 285-pound weight class.. ...
PERFECT WEEK: Bloomfield beats Tri-County champ Gideon 53-35 for third straight hoops victory (02/16/15)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats varsity boys basketball team capped off a perfect week Saturday afternoon with a 53-35 victory against the Gideon Bulldogs at Three Rivers College in Poplar Bluff. Bloomfield, which also beat Oran 60-47 Tuesday and Holcomb 49-41 Thursday, improved to 15-9 overall with its third straight win on Saturday...
State-ranked South Iron topples Bell City 53-34 (02/16/15)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. - The Bell City Cubs suffered a 53-34 loss to No. 3 ranked South Iron Saturday afternoon at Three Rivers College in Poplar Bluff. South Iron jumped out to an early 16-2 lead in the first quarter. Bell City cut the deficit to 24-17 with one minute left in the first half but South Iron padded its lead back to 38-21 by the 4:14 mark of the third period and led by double digits the rest of the way...
Mississippi State holds off Missouri 77-74 (02/15/15)
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- Mississippi State coach Rick Ray said Saturday he doesn't care how his team wins on the road, just so long as it does. Still, he would like the Bulldogs to play better when holding a lead. "I thought we got a little lackadaisical out there and lost some discipline, but fortunately we were able to hang on for the win," he said after his team held off Missouri, 77-74...
Dexter boys basketball team wins Round 3 against Kennett 61-45 on Senior Night (02/14/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The third time proved to be the charm for the Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball program against the Kennett Indians Friday night. Dexter scored the first seven points and led the rest of the way as it secured a 61-45 victory against Kennett on Senior Night at the Bearcat Event Center...
Bernie beats Malden 76-61 for 20th victory (02/14/15)
BERNIE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules varsity boys basketball program reached the 20-win plateau yet again Friday night with a 76-61 win against the Malden Green Wave. Malden played Bernie even in the second half after being outscored 41-26 in the first half...
Dexter girls basketball team improves to 5-0 against district foes, routs Cape Central (02/13/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball program didn't pass up an opportunity to add a final impressive victory against a district opponent to its resume eight days before the coaches meet to decide the seedings for Class 4, District 1 on Feb. 20...
Bloomfield collects road win at Holcomb 49-41 (02/13/15)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats edged the Holcomb Hornets 49-41 on the road Thursday night. "We've struggled playing on the road this year so it feels good to finally win one away from home," Bloomfield coach Jason Karnes said in a press release to Dexter Daily Statesman. ...
SCAA Boys Basketball: Bloomfield, Richland, Puxico and Woodland collect wins, Bernie falls in OT (02/11/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats outscored the Oran Eagles by 11 points in the final eight minutes of play of a 60-47 home win Tuesday night. "This is as good of a win as we've had all year," Bloomfield coach Jason Karnes said in a press release to Dexter Daily Statesman. ...
Dexter boys basketball team tallies a season-high 76 points in 76-44 win at Bell City (02/11/15)
BELL CITY, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball team enjoyed its most successful offensive performance of the season in an SCAA road contest at Bell City Tuesday night. Every player on the Dexter varsity roster recorded at least one field goal as the Bearcats hit a season-high 10 3-pointers and calculated a season-high 76 points in a 76-44 victory against the Bell City Cubs...
Dexter girls basketball team collects second win against Notre Dame (02/10/15)
The Dexter Bearcats outscored the Notre Dame Bulldogs by single digits in every quarter on its way to a 79-62 victory at the Bearcat Event Center Monday night. Notre Dame, which was outscored by 30 points in the first half of an 82-51 loss to Dexter on Dec. 3, gave the Bearcats a run for its money in the first half of Round 2...
Advance Hornets sting Dexter Bearcats 64-53 (02/07/15)
ADVANCE, Mo. - The Advance Hornets led wire to wire as they secured a 64-53 Homecoming victory against the Dexter Bearcats Friday night. Advance displayed a balanced offensive attack from the get-go as it tallied three 3-point field goals and three 2-point field goals in the first period. ...
Notre Dame dominates Bernie, Puxico wins third meeting with Bloomfield (02/07/15)
BERNIE, Mo. - Quinn Poythress tallied a game-high 30 points as the Notre Dame Bulldogs blistered Bernie 59-27 Friday night. Notre Dame led 18-17 at halftime before outscoring Bernie 28-7 in the third period to build a commanding 46-24 lead by the start of the fourth quarter...
Dexter outwrestles Kennett 66-12 (02/06/15)
DEXTER , Mo. - The Dexter varsity wrestling team concluded regular-season play with a 66-12 home victory against Kennett Thursday night. Dexter is slated to compete in the 15-team Class 2, District 1 with Affton, Park Hills Central, Kennett, Lutheran South, Miller Career Academy, Notre Dame, Owensville, Potosi, Roosevelt, St. Clair, St. Francis Borgia, Ste. Genevieve, Sullivan and Sumner Feb. 13-14 at Ste. Genevieve High School...
Dexter girls rally past Naylor in second half (02/06/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - Dexter Bearcats coach Chad Allen talked about two things before the start of the second half after his team fell behind the Naylor Eagles 23-22 after one half of play. Moving defensively and attacking offensively "I felt like we came out flat tonight," Allen said. "We weren't really moving our feet well defensively or attacking offensively. At halftime we really talked about that and I thought the girls did a much better job the second half."...
Dexter's Pollock signs to play football at Southwest Baptist (02/05/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - Dexter senior Peyton Pollock has dreamed of playing college football since he was six-years-old. "I started playing organized football at the age of six," Pollock said. "My grandpa, dad and brother all played college football so it has always been a dream of mine to be a college football player."...
Dexter academic all-state volleyball members (02/05/15)
DUSTIN WARD - dward@dailystatesman.com,br> Pictured are Dexter high school volleyball players selected to the 2014-15 Missouri Volleyball Coaches Association academic all-state volleyball team. Players selected (left to right) are: Kendall Adams, Jessica Lindsey, Shyann Jines and Julia Hahn. Volleyball athletes must maintain a cumulative 3.6 GPA and play in 75 percent of varsity matches to qualify for academic all-state...
Bernie beats Twin Rivers in double overtime, Bloomfield takes down Bell City (02/04/15)
BERNIE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules varsity boys basketball team secured its third victory of the season against Twin Rivers 66-64 in double overtime Tuesday night. "Beating a good team three times is a very tough thing to do," Botsch said. "Twin Rivers came in here and played our butts off. They were more physical and really hurt us on the glass and just had more fire and desire overall. We were fortunate to hang on for the win."...
Dexter falls to unbeaten Saxony Lutheran 53-44 (02/04/15)
JACKSON, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team fell behind the undefeated Saxony Lutheran Crusaders early and never caught up Tuesday night. Saxony Lutheran scored the first 11 points, increased its advantage to 18-4 by the end of the first period and led by at least six the rest of the way as it secured a 53-44 home win against Dexter...
Dexter girls basketball team beats Charleston 88-66 for third straight victory (02/02/15)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team completed a perfect 3-0 week Saturday afternoon with an 88-66 victory against host Charleston at the Coaches vs. Cancer Shootout. "It was definitely a high-scoring game," Dexter coach Chad Allen said. "We tried to press early on and I thought Charleston did a good job of attacking and getting to the rim. We didn't do so well containing the ball. They made us work so it was definitely a good game for us."...
Bernie, Bloomfield outlast Dexter in SCAA boys basketball championships (third-place box scores, all-tournament teams included) (01/31/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - Bernie coach Brad Botsch challenged senior guard Matt Vernon to attack the basket aggressively entering Friday night's SCAA varsity boys basketball championship against the Dexter Bearcats. "At times he's passive and we really challenged him to be as aggressive as possible tonight," Botsch said. ...
Dexter wins SCAA cheerleading title (01/31/15)
DUSTIN WARD -dward@dailystatesman.com Pictured is the Dexter high school cheerleading squad. Dexter won the 2015 SCAA cheerleading title Friday night at Bloomfield High School.
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