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Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014
Stoddard County Athletic Association (SCAA) Conference Teams

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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity volleyball team took home the top prize at the 48-team Dig for Life Classic for the first time in school history Saturday evening at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau....
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Bloomfield & Bernie baseball teams, Dexter volleyball team collect wins (09/15/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bloomfield baseball team improved to 9-3 Monday afternoon with a 10-0 victory against Gideon. Tim Hector earned a complete-game victory for the Wildcats. He allowed two hits, struck out five and walked one in five innings of work...
Dexter tennis team edges Poplar Bluff 5-4 (09/15/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity girls tennis team secured its second straight 5-4 victory Friday when it beat Poplar Bluff. Poplar Bluff's Namara Haq beat Dexter's Mary Miller 8-4 in the No. 1 singles match, Poplar Bluff's Nikkia Hickman beat Dexter's Macy Urhahn 9-8 (7-0) in the No. ...
Dexter claims first Dig for Life Classic volleyball title (all SCAA scores included) (09/14/14)
Dexter beat Park Hills Central 25-15, 25-13 in the gold bracket championship, Portageville defeated Poplar Bluff 25-21, 15-25, 25-23 in the silver bracket championship and Malden beat Clarkton 25-21, 25-19 in the bronze bracket championship of the 48-team Dig for Life Classic volleyball tournament Saturday night at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau...
Hook-and-lateral propels Dexter football team past Sikeston in closing minute (09/13/14)
Editor's note: This story and photos will also be available in the next print edition of Dexter Daily Statesman Tuesday morning. SIKESTON, Mo. - Dexter head football coach Justin Peden knew his players had not lost hope after Sikeston scored a touchdown to move ahead 15-14 with 49 seconds remaining in regulation Friday night...
Dexter volleyball team pounds its way by Bernie (09/12/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity volleyball program improved to 3-0 in SCAA play with a 25-10, 25-13 home victory against the Bernie Mules Thursday night. Dexter, which also beat Bloomfield Monday and Richland Tuesday, has collected three straight-set conference victories in the last four days...
Dexter girls tennis team edges Farmington 5-4 (09/11/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter-Farmington match is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls team outlasted Farmington 5-4 in its closest match of the season Wednesday afternoon. Farmington opened the closely contested affair been winning two of three doubles matches...
Guzman pitches 2nd straight no-hitter for Bernie baseball team (09/10/14)
BERNIE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules pitching was spot on for a second straight day Tuesday afternoon against Twin Rivers. Alex Guzman put together a no-hit performance Tuesday as the Mules shutout Campbell 10-0 in five innings. The no-hitter came about 24 hours after Bernie's Brock Beacham pitched a no-hitter in a 10-0 victory against Twin Rivers on Monday...
Bernie volleyball team bests Advance in straight sets (09/10/14)
BERNIE, Mo. - After just three regular-season games in the first two plus weeks of the season Bernie Mules coach Erin Hoffman entered Tuesday night's contest against the red-hot Advance Hornets ready to see how her team could execute against an opponent...
Dexter volleyball, Bloomfield baseball teams secure wins (09/10/14)
BASEBALL BROSELEY, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats baseball team shutout Twin Rivers 9-0 Tuesday afternoon. Noah Vandiver finished 3 for 4 with a double, two singles and four RBis for the Wildcats. Alex Gibbs hit a three-run home run. Leadoff hitter Tim Hector was on base three times. He had two singles, a walk and scored three runs...
Richland volleyball action at Zalma Monday night (09/09/14)
PHOTO BY KYLE CARTER - RICHLAND SCHOOL Richland freshman Bailey Glass passes the ball in the Lady Rebels' third game vs. Zalma Monday. The Richland varsity volleyball team outlasted Zalma on the road 22-25, 25-19, 25-16 Monday.
SCAA roundup: Monday's SCAA volleyball, baseball and tennis results (09/08/14)
VOLLEYBALL DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity volleyball team opened SCAA play with a 25-16, 25-3 victory against Bloomfield Monday night. The Bearcats tallied 28 of its 50 points on kills. Jessica Lindsey paced the Bearcats with 10 kills. Shyann Jines had eight kills and Kendall Adams had five kills. Lexie Barnes and Addie Kruse each had two kills...
Dexter JV places 1st, varsity 2nd at Notre Dame Volleyballfest (09/08/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity and junior varsity volleyball teams took home top prizes at the Notre Dame Volleyballfest Saturday. The Dexter junior varsity placed first at the two-day event. Dexter's junior varsity beat Perryville 25-17, 25-18 in its championship semifinal and outlasted Ste. Genevieve 25-13, 24-26, 25-23 in the title game...
Complete game performance propels Dexter football team by Charleston 67-14 (09/06/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - After exhibiting spurts of greatness in close losses to traditional talents Ste. Genevieve and Poplar Bluff in the opening weeks of the season the Dexter Bearcats finally executed for four quarters Friday night against Charleston at Charles Bland Stadium...
Briefly: Dexter football team outruns Charleston 67-14 (statewide scores included) (09/05/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats rushed for 319 yards and limited its opponent to two first downs as it cruised to a convincing 67-14 victory against Charleston Friday night. The Bearcats scored a touchdown in every quarter and built 53-14 lead by halftime. Charleston did not score in the second half...
Dexter middle school football teams shutout Charleston (09/05/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter middle school football program put together a near perfect defensive performance in its season opener Thursday night against Charleston. The Dexter seventh grade scored a touchdown in both quarters on its way to a 16-0 two-quarter victory against Charleston...
Long weekend deals tough hand (09/05/14)
I don't necessarily believe that karma is a legitimate force of nature, but I'd like to think that those of us who go out of our way to be kind and helpful to others have a bit more good fortune. I have been told by more than one person that I have the uncanny ability to walk through a pig farm and come out smelling like a rose, and I always attribute that to holding the door open for people, being friendly to everyone, and trying my best to be a genuinely nice fellow. ...
Bloomfield baseball team beats Leopold 16-4, Puxico 3-1 (09/04/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats baseball team run-ruled Leopold 16-4 for its second victory of the week Thursday afternoon. Austin Phillips hit a grand slam for the Wildcats. Tim Hector added a solo blast. Noah Vandiver and Alex Gibbs both collects two of Bloomfield's 10 hits. Vandiver had two RBIs and Gibbs finished with three RBI's...
Dexter girls tennis team blows out Poplar Bluff 9-0 (09/04/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats girls tennis program experienced little difficulty disposing of Poplar Bluff Wednesday afternoon. The Bearcats won every match as it cruised to a 9-0 victory in varsity action and 8-0 win in junior varsity action against the Mules...
BEARCAT HOT: Dexter volleyball team beats Cape Central for third straight win (09/03/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter volleyball teams in action against Cape Central is available here: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls volleyball team extended its winning streak to three games Tuesday night with a 25-10, 25-15 victory against the Cape Central Tigers...
Dexter girls tennis suffers first loss at Kennett 9-0 (09/03/14)
KENNETT, Mo. - The Dexter varsity girls tennis team suffered its first loss of the season at unbeaten Kennett 9-0 Tuesday afternoon. Kennett's Kate Shetley beat Dexter's MaKayla Waldner 8-2 in the No. 1 singles match, Kennett's Hadley Hilburn beat Dexter's Mary Miller 8-1 in the No. ...
Bloomfield baseball team hands Bernie first loss, edges Holcomb 3-0 at wood bat tournament (08/31/14)
BERNIE, Mo. - The bottom of the Bloomfield batting order exhibited patience at the plate and the top of order delivered in the clutch with runners on base as the Wildcats rallied for an 11-3 victory at Bernie Saturday afternoon. Bloomfield fell behind Bernie 2-0 in the first inning, but made up all of the ground in the top of the third inning when it scored four runs on just two hits to move ahead 4-2...
Dexter rallies from 14 down before losing fourth quarter by 10 in 30-20 loss to Poplar Bluff (08/30/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - Just two weeks into the 2014 football season the Dexter Bearcats are exhibiting the traits of a resilient team. Dexter overcame a two touchdown deficit and threatened to steal a victory from a traditional nemesis for a second straight week Friday night...
Updated: Bernie baseball team beats Cooter 11-4 (08/30/14)
BERNIE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules tallied five runs on five hits and two home runs in the bottom of the first inning and never trailed after on its way to an 11-4 victory against defending state champion Cooter Friday afternoon. Trey Kirkpatrick hit a grand slam in the bottom of the first inning and Gavin Brown followed with a solo homer to put Bernie on top 5-0...
Bernie withstands late Senath-Hornersville rally, improves to 2-0 with 7-6 win (08/29/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Bernie-Senath-Hornersville baseball game is available at this link: View Photos Here BERNIE, Mo. - Bernie Mules baseball coach Darrin Shipman gave senior hurler Devin Trammell the opportunity to finish what he started against the Senath-Hornersville Lions in an untraditional kind of way Thursday afternoon...
Richland volleyball team suffers straight-set loss to Gideon (08/29/14)
Dexter girls tennis team stays perfect, beats Cape Central 6-3 (08/28/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - A perfect week concluded for the Dexter Bearcats varsity girls tennis team Thursday afternoon. The Bearcats improved to 3-0 Thursday with a 6-3 home victory against Cape Central. Dexter won four of six singles matches and two of three doubles matches against Cape Central...
Bernie baseball team run-rules Naylor 15-1 in season opener (08/27/14)
BERNIE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules baseball team tallied multiple runs in every inning on its way to a convincing 15-1 five-inning victory against the Naylor Eagles Wednesday afternoon. "Early on we weren't hitting the ball really hard," Bernie coach Darrin Shipman said. "But we put it in play and they made a few mistakes. As the game went on we hit the ball a little harder and hit several line drives...
Bloomfield baseball team wins thriller at Bell City 4-2 (08/27/14)
The Bloomfield Wildcats baseball team tallied three runs in the top of the seventh inning to collect a come-from-behind 4-2 victory against Bell City Wednesday afternoon. Bell City scored a run in the first and third to build a 2-0 lead after three innings...
Loaded Bernie baseball team in search of repeat success (08/27/14)
BERNIE, Mo. - Bernie baseball coach Darrin Shipman knows repeating the success of a 2014 spring season that featured a 20-4 record, 18-game winning streak, district tournament championship and Malden Invitational title is a tall task. "We did have a good year," Bernie coach Darrin Shipman said of his squad's spring campaign. ...
Bernie defeats Sikeston in straight sets, Dexter takes down Kennett (08/27/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Bernie-Sikeston game is available at this link View Photos Here BERNIE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules varsity volleyball program survived a slow start and put together an electric finish in a 25-23, 25-14 victory against Sikeston Tuesday night...
Dexter tennis team blisters Charleston 9-0 (08/27/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter-Charleston girls tennis match is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity girls tennis team cruised past Charleston 9-0 Tuesday afternoon. Mary Miller beat Frederica Evans 8-0 in the No. ...
Richland volleyball team opens season with win (08/27/14)
ESSEX, Mo. - The Richland varsity volleyball program opened its season with a 25-14, 25-23 home victory against Twin Rivers Tuesday night. "I knew coming into the season we were going to have to be a scrappy team," Richland coach Lisa Taylor said. "The girls worked hard tonight, played together, didn't let anything hit the floor, stuck in it and positioned themselves well on the court."...
Cool front and Ben Kruse tournament approaching (08/27/14)
I try to remind myself not to spend too much time talking about the weather in this column, as I am not a meteorologist (witch doctor) and some folks won't see the printed version of this article for another week. The thing is though, as an outdoorsman, the only people that are as affected by the weather as much us are farmers, and maybe a bride-to-be on the precipice of her outdoor wedding!...
Farmington edges Dexter volleyball team in straight sets (08/26/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter-Farmington volleyball game is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The four-time defending Class 4, District 1, champ Farmington Knights proved too tall of a task for the Dexter Bearcats in its season-opener Monday night at the Bearcat Event Center...
Dexter cross country team continues to build program (08/24/14)
A year after Dexter hosted its first home meet Bearcats cross country coach Leonard Morse continues to work on strengthening his program. "Right now the roster is in flux," Morse said. "I'm kind of waiting on a couple runners to show up still, but if the runners show up, I think we are going to have a pretty solid team. We are getting more competitive and we are also getting more numbers. Right now I'm working on getting the numbers up to make our program look good."...
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