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DEXTER, Mo. - Mineral Area College coach Tim Copeland likes recruiting in the south and believes he found a perfect fit for his program Thursday afternoon when Dexter seniors Shyann Jines and Jessica Lindsey signed to play...
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SCAA all-conference volleyball awards released (11/22/14)
The 2014 SCAA all-conference volleyball awards have been released. Dexter senior middle hitter Jessica Lindsey was selected as the SCAA Player of the Year. Lindsey had a team-high 138 digs, team-high 72 blocks and team-high 297 kills in the 2014 season...
Dexter sweeps Bernie in SCAA middle school boys basketball championships (11/19/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The success continued for the Dexter middle school boys basketball program in the SCAA Tournament Tuesday night. The Bearcats secured repeat championships in the seventh and eighth grade divisions. Top-seeded Dexter beat second-seeded Bernie 40-24 in the seventh grade championship and top-seeded Dexter edged Bernie 38-31 in the eighth grade title game...
Dexter-Bernie middle school boys basketball SCAA title games set (11/18/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The SCAA middle school boys basketball championships are set after semifinal action Monday night at the Bearcat Event Center. Dexter is set to take on Bernie in the seventh grade championship Tuesday at approximately 6:30 p.m. The Dexter-Bernie eighth grade title game follows at about 7:45 p.m...
Bernie claims Fisk Tournament titles in thrilling fashion (11/14/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the action is available at this link: View Photos Here Editor's Note: This story is also available in the Saturday print edition of Dexter Daily Statesman. FISK, Mo. - The Bernie Mules middle school boys basketball program collected a pair of championships Thursday night at the Fisk tournaments...
Dexter middle school girls end season with wins at Sikeston (11/14/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. - The Dexter middle school girls basketball program concluded its season on a high note with a pair of road victories at Sikeston Thursday night. The Dexter seventh grade finished with a record of 10-3 as it secured a 36-6 victory against Sikeston...
Bernie boys, Dexter girls middle school basketball scores (11/14/14)
8th grade boys final: Bernie 42, Qulin 37 7th grade boys final: Bernie 27, Neelyville 26 (Overtime) 8th Grade: Dexter 65, Sikeston 29 7th Grade: Dexter 36, Sikeston 6 Editor's Note: Look for complete stories later online and in the Saturday print edition of Dexter Daily Statesman...
Host sites set for basketball districts (11/13/14)
Host sites have been selected for Missouri high school district basketball tournaments for the 2014-15 season. Sikeston is slated to host Class 4, District 1, boys and girls tournaments which feature Cape Central, Dexter, Kennett, Notre Dame, Perryville and Sikeston...
Heartlander Abroad: Rend Lake, Illinois (11/13/14)
I know my newfound love for Illinois is surprising, believe me, I am as shocked as anyone, but the Land of Lincoln really has a ton to offer for outdoorsmen. Although my budding writing career would lump me in the same tax bracket with a part-time AC repairman in the Arctic Circle if not for my day job and generous wife, there are some perks that go with job. One of which is attending "writer's camps"...
Dexter middle school boys basketball teams finish SCAA play perfect (11/12/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The perfection continued for the Dexter middle school boys basketball program Tuesday night. The Dexter seventh and eighth grade boys basketball teams both improved to 8-0 and finished SCAA regular season play perfect. The Dexter seventh grade boys beat Puxico 50-24 Tuesday. The Dexter eighth grade boys followed with a 62-18 victory against Puxico...
Dexter middle school girls basketball teams beat Kennett (11/12/14)
The Dexter middle school girls basketball program cruised to road wins at Kennett Tuesday night. The Dexter seventh grade girls held Kennett scorless in the first half on its way to a 24-5 victory. The Dexter eighth grade girls beat Kennett 56-16. The Dexter middle school girls basketball program concludes its season Thursday night when it visits Sikeston at 5 p.m...
SCAA middle school boys basketball tournament brackets released (11/11/14)
The seedings have been released for the 2014 seventh and eighth grade SCAA boys basketball tournaments. The tournaments takes place Saturday, Monday and Tuesday at the Dexter Middle School Gymnasium and Bearcat Event Center. Dexter has received the No. 1 seed in both brackets...
Dexter sweeps Bell City in middle school boys basketball (11/11/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter middle school boys basketball program collected home wins against Bell City Monday night. Dexter beat Bell City 23-4 in a two-quarter seventh grade contest and outlasted Bell City 51-5 in a four-quarter eighth grade game. Dexter returns to action Tuesday when it hosts Puxico...
Richland-Puxico M.S. Basketball Action (11/11/14)
Dexter honors athletes at Fall Sports Recognition Program (11/10/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - Dexter held its annual Fall Sports Recognition Program at the high school cafeteria Thursday night. Athletes competing in cross country, volleyball, football cheerleading, football and girls tennis were recognized at the event. Senior football player Noah Kronk received the Charles Bland Award...
M.S. Hoops: Dexter boys beat Bloomfield (11/07/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats seventh and eighth grade boys basketball teams both improved to 6-0 Thursday night with road victories at Bloomfield. Dexter beat Bloomfield 54-25 in the eighth grade contest and won the seventh grade game against Bloomfield 45-8...
Local fighter wins Light Heavyweight title (11/07/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - MMA fighter Frank Cortez developed a desire to fight while growing up on the streets of Laredo, Texas. "I've always liked fighting," said Cortez, who now resides in Clarkton. "I was raised in the ghetto part of the city so there was always violence and everything. ...
John Ervin, John Brehmer Memorial Cancer Tournament Winners (11/07/14)
Briefly: Dexter Fall Sports Recognition Program Results (11/06/14)
Dexter held its annual Fall Sports Recognition Program Thursday night. Noah Kronk received the Charles Bland Award. In football, Kronk was selected MVP and Defensive MVP, Peyton Pollock won the Most Valuable Skilled Position Award, and Jared Deal won Best Lineman...
Dexter beats Advance in middle school boys basketball (11/05/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter seventh and eighth grade boys basketball teams improved to 4-0 in SCAA play with home wins against Advance Tuesday night. The Dexter seventh grade beat Advance 48-12 and the Dexter eighth grade beat Advance 43-13. Dexter also collected conference wins at Richland Monday. The Dexter seventh grade beat Richland 47-16 and the Dexter eighth grade beat Richland 58-17...
Bloomfield takes 4th at state volleyball tournament (complete volleyball state championship scores included) (11/04/14)
Note: A photo gallery of Saturday's action is available at this link: View Photos Here CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats volleyball program was forced to settle for its second best finish in school history Saturday morning at the state final four at the Show Me Center...
Dexter splits Poplar Bluff in middle school girls basketball (11/04/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter middle school girls basketball program won one of two games Monday night against Poplar Bluff. The Poplar Bluff seventh grade outscored Dexter by 21 points in the second half on its way to a 50-27 victory. The Dexter eighth grade outscored Poplar Bluff by single digits in every quarter on its way to a 49-27 victory...
Bloomfield goes 0-6 on Day 1 of state tournament (11/01/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Bloomfield volleyball team in action Friday is available at this link: Bloomfield Volleyball Photos CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats quest for a Class 2 state volleyball title ended Friday in round robin action of the state final four at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo...
Dexter middle school boys basketball team improves to 3-0, hands Bernie first losses (10/31/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats middle school basketball program won the battle of unbeatens twice at the Bearcat Event Center Thursday night. The Dexter seventh grade scored 15 unanswered points in a 41-27 victory against the Bernie Mules. The Dexter eighth grade followed with eight 3-pointers and held Bernie scoreless in the fourth period of a 55-32 win...
Dexter M.S. boys, girls collect mercy rule basketball victories (10/29/14)
By DUSTIN WARD Statesman Sports Editor DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter middle school basketball programs collected four mercy rule victories Tuesday night. The Dexter seventh grade boys basketball team beat Woodland 50-18 and the Dexter eighth grade boys basketball team beat Woodland 52-20...
Dexter rallies by Jackson 53-48 in 8th grade girls basketball championship (10/28/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the game is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The second-seeded Dexter Bearcats overcame a 33-25 deficit in the second half to edge top-seeded Jackson 53-48 in the championship of the eight-team Dexter 8th grade girls basketball tournament Monday night...
Bloomfield volleyball team books first trip to state since 1992 (10/27/14)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- Reaching the MSHSAA Class 2 state final four might have felt like out of the realm of possibilities for a team with a brand-new coach and three freshmen who were going to receive extensive playing time this year. But it was made possible Saturday evening...
Best Dexter volleyball season in over a decade ends with three-set sectional loss to Bishop DuBourg (10/27/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter volleyball program pushed Bishop DuBourg to the limit Saturday but came up shy its quest to advance to the state final four for the first time in school history. The Bishop DuBourg Cavaliers calculated 32 kills on its way to a three-set 25-21,17-25, 25-21 victory against the Dexter Bearcats...
Bernie, Clarkton eliminated by St. Vincent in Class 1 volleyball playoffs (10/27/14)
CLARKTON, Mo. -- St. Vincent was no patron of the Bootheel on Saturday toppling both Clarkton and Bernie in straight sets to book a trip to state for the first time since 2007. St. Vincent defeated Clarkton 25-15, 25-17 in the 3 p.m. game, and then took a break before beating a tired Bernie squad 25-21, 25-16 in the late game in Clarkton (26-10)...
Statewide volleyball playoff results (10/25/14)
Three SCAA schools competed in the state volleyball playoffs Saturday. The Bloomfield Wildcats advanced to the Class 2 state final four with a 25-20, 25-22 state sectional victory against Principia and 25-14, 23-25, 25-14 state quarterfinal win against Jefferson...
Dexter football team suffers season-ending 44-35 loss at St. Pius (10/25/14)
FESTUS, Mo. - The fifth-seeded Dexter Bearcats tallied a season-high 557 yards of offense but still came up short in its bid to knockoff the fourth-seeded St. Pius Lancers in a Class 3, District 1 quarterfinal Friday night. St. Pius jumped out to a 21-7 lead in the first half and broke a 28-28 tie by outscoring Dexter 16-7 in the fourth quarter of a 44-35 playoff win at Festus...
Dexter volleyball team finds rhythm in three-set thriller, claims first district title since 2000 (10/23/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter-Perryville game is available at this link: VIew Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - Dexter volleyball coach Carmen Morgan tells her players 'rhythm is your friend in volleyball and hesitation is your enemy.' The Dexter Bearcats remained in search of its friend after dropping the first set of the Class 3, District 1 championship to the Perryville Pirates 25-21 Wednesday night...
Bloomfield outlasts Saxony Lutheran in Class 2 district volleyball title game (10/22/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - Pun intended, there was a little bit of a delay between district titles for Bloomfield's Chelsea Delay. The senior last won one as a freshman in 2011 with a Lady Wildcats team that advanced all the way to the MSHSAA Class 2 quarterfinals...
Bernie beats Advance for fourth straight district volleyball title, 21st in school history (10/22/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Bernie-Advance district volleyball championship is available at this link: View Photos Here BELL CITY, Mo. - Bernie Mules volleyball coach Erin Hoffman put an increased emphasis on blocking in recent weeks as her program prepared to make a run at its fourth straight district championship...
District volleyball championships set (all Monday playoff scores included) (10/21/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The top-seeded Dexter Bearcats withstood a bit of a slow start and finished with a bang in a 25-18, 25-13 victory against the fifth-seeded Fredericktown Blackcats in a Class 3, District 1, semifinal Monday night. Top-seeded Dexter (27-3-1) advances to play second-seeded Perryville (24-8-1) for the district championship Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Bearcat Event Center...
Football district tournament brackets released (10/19/14)
The Missouri High School Activities Association released district tournament brackets for high school football Saturday evening. The higher seeded team will host all district games. View brackets involving teams from the southeast Missouri region below:...
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