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Saturday, May 23, 2015
Stoddard County Athletic Association (SCAA) Conference Teams
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Note: A photo gallery of the championship is available at this link: Championship Photos Editor's Note: This story has been updated to correctly identify Bobby Wright as collecting the game-winning hit. ORAN, Mo. - It took a...
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Malden baseball team beats NMCC 3-0 in Class 3, District 1 championship (05/23/15)
MALDEN, Mo. -- There was no playoff magic this time around. After back-to-back final four appearances New Madrid County Central highlighted by come-from-behind wins the Eagles saw their season come to a close in the Class 3, District 1 championship game...
REPEAT DISTRICT CHAMPS: Bernie rallies past defending state baseball champion Cooter 3-2 (05/22/15)
MALDEN, Mo. - Bernie No. 5 hitter Owen Foster waited for the pitch he wanted and got it Thursday night in the Class 2, District 1 championship against defending state champion Cooter. Foster stepped to the plate looking for a curveball with runners at first and second base with two outs in the top of the sixth inning and his team trailing Cooter 2-1...
Advance's Brian Whitson takes 2nd at Class 1 state golf tournament (05/20/15)
NEW BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - Advance's Brian Whitson finished second in an 88-golfer field Tuesday at the Class 1 state golf tournament at Meadow Lake Golf Course in New Bloomfield. Whitson shot 79 on Monday in Round 1 and 77 on Tuesday in Round 2. He finished 12-over-par on the par-72 course...
Dexter's Ethan Stevens ties for 23rd at Class 3 state golf tournament (05/20/15)
BOLIVAR, Mo. - Dexter's Ethan Stevens tied for 23rd in a 95-golfer field Tuesday at the Class 3 state golf tournament at Silo Ridge Golf and Country Club in Bolivar. Stevens shot 76 on Monday in Round 1 and 83 on Tuesday in Round 2. He finished 15-over-par on the Par-72 course...
WALK-OFF BUNT: Bernie bunts its way to district title game in final at-bat against South Pemiscot (05/20/15)
Note: A photo gallery of the district semifinals is available at this link: Semifinal Action CAMPBELL, Mo. - Bernie Mules baseball coach Darrin Shipman likes to leave it up to his hitters whether or not they bunt when there is a runner at third base and less than two outs...
Bloomfield falls to defending state baseball champion Cooter 9-1 in district semifinal (05/20/15)
Note: A photo gallery of the semifinals is available at this link: Semifinal Photos CAMPBELL, Mo. - The May success continued for Cooter junior hurler Tyler Battles Tuesday afternoon in a Class 2, District 1 semifinal against Bloomfield. Battles, which entered the playoff six days removed from pitching eight scoreless relief innings in a 3-1 18-inning loss to No. 1 ranked Valle Catholic, collected a complete-game win against Bloomfield...
Dexter duo Ethan Flowers and Noah Kronk advance to state tennis tournament (05/20/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - Dexter's Ethan Flowers and Noah Kronk won a sectional doubles match against a doubles tam from St. Mary's 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 Tuesday at Cape Girardeau to secure their second straight trip to the state tournament. The top two finishers in each district in doubles and singles qualify for sectionals...
Dexter baseball team suffers district quarterfinal loss to host Doniphan 8-1 (05/19/15)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter-Doniphan game is available here: Baseball Playoffs DONIPHAN, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats kept things close for more than four innings but came up short in its bid to knock off the host Doniphan Dons in the opening-round of the Class 4, District 1 baseball tournament Monday over at Bob Byrd Field...
Dexter wins top awards at district track meet (05/19/15)
PARK HILLS - Dexter junior MaKayla Waldner had a banner day Saturday winning four district championships during the Class 3, District 1 track and field meet at Park Hills Central High School. Waldner, won the 100 hurdles, the 300 hurdles, long jump and the 200-meter dash. She won the 100 hurdles by nearly two seconds (15.63) helping Dexter to a second place team finish with 127 points. Herculaneum won the team district championship with 167...
State Bound: Dexter's Ethan Stevens looks to cap off historic season with top finish at state golf tournament (05/16/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - Dexter junior golfer Ethan Stevens set his goals sky high as soon as he completed the first hole Tuesday in Class 3, Sectional 1 at Fox Haven Country Club in Sikeston. "I started out with a birdie to go one-under," Stevens said after Thursday night's spring athletic banquet at Dexter. "After that, I set my goals pretty high for the day."...
Dexter honors athletes at Spring Recognition Program (05/16/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - Dexter honored athletes participating in baseball, softball, golf, boys tennis and track at its annual spring recognition program Thursday night at Dexter High School. Ethan Stevens received the medalist award for golf. ...
Unbeaten Dexter downs Notre Dame 5-0 to secure first district title in boys tennis since 2005 (05/14/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats boys tennis program was rewarded for its hard work in a big way Wednesday afternoon in the Class 1, District 1 tennis championship. Top-seeded Dexter beat second-seeded Notre Dame 5-0 to secure its first district title in boys since since 2005...
Dexter Athletic Awards (05/14/15)
Pictured are Dexter athletes who were honored at the end-of-the-year high school awards assembly Monday. Shown in the photo front row left to right: Melanie McKuin (girls basketball best defensive player and MVP), Julia Hahn (volleyball setter award), MaKayla Waldner (girls tennis MVP, girls tennis singles award winner and Dexter female athlete of the year), Noah Kronk (football defensive award winner, football MVP, boys basketball defensive award winner and male athlete of the year), Hannah Thurmon (girls basketball rebounding award winner), Emily Ladd (cross country female outstanding runner), and Courtney Potts (cheerleading award winner). ...
Decision to not offer girls basketball stands at Bloomfield (05/13/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- The Bloomfield School Board took no action after hearing from both sides on a proposal to implement girls basketball in the district. Board members again expressed their opinions on the issue, but made no motion to implement the program after it failed in a vote at the April board meeting. The board met Monday night in the High School Library to accommodate those attending...
High school baseball roundup: Bell City, Bernie collect wins, Dexter falls at Clearwater (05/13/15)
CLEARWATER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity baseball team suffered a 3-2 road loss at Clearwater Tuesday. Dexter led 2-0 before Clearwater tallied all three of its runs in the bottom of the fifth inning. Jason Mattison calculated two of Dexter's three hits...
Undefeated Dexter boys tennis team downs DeSoto 5-0 in district semifinal (05/13/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The undefeated Dexter Bearcats boys tennis team moved one step closer to a district championship Tuesday afternoon with a 5-0 home victory against DeSoto in a Class 1, District 1 semifinal. Top-seeded Dexter, which was playing its first match in nine days, won all three doubles matches and both singles matches completed against fifth-seeded DeSoto...
Dexter Bearcats softball camps (05/13/15)
The Dexter Bearcats Softball Camps take place May 26-28 at the softball field on Grant Street. Cost to attend the camp is $25. Check can be made payable to Dexter High School. There are two sessions. The first session is from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. each day for students entering the third fourth and fifth grades. The second session is from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. each day for students entering the sixth, seventh or eighth grades...
Dexter's Stevens wins golf sectional, advances to state (05/13/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. - Dexter's own Ethan Stevens remains in contention to win the Class 3 state golf tournament after securing medalist honors at Class 3, Sectional 1 at Fox Haven Country Club in Sikeston Tuesday. Stevens shot two-under-par 69 on the Par 71 course Tuesday. The next closest competitor was Sikeston's Gabe Wheeler who shot one-over-par 71 to secure second place...
Advance golf team, Bloomfield golfers qualify for state tournament (05/12/15)
A double bogey on No. 3 could've signaled chaos for Brian Whitson on Monday, but it didn't. The Advance junior recovered and carded an even-par 71 to claim medalist honors at the Class 1 Sectional 1 at Dalhousie Golf Club. "He doesn't get down on a bad hole," Advance coach Neil Miles said about Whitson. "He might score a double or triple [bogey], but he knows there are two or three birdies out there to get. And he knows that."...
Dexter boys basketball camp (05/12/15)
The Dexter Bearcats Boys Basketball Camp takes place May 26-28 at the Bearcat Event Center. Cost to attend the camp is $25. Check can be made payable to Dexter High School. There are three sessions. The first session is from 8 :30 a.m. to 10 a.m. each day for students entering grades kindergarten through second grade. ...
Dexter Lady Bearcat Basketball Camp (05/12/15)
The Dexter Lady Bearcat Basketball Camp takes place June 8-10 at the Bearcat Event Center. Cost to attend the camp is $25. Check can be made payable to Dexter High School. There are three sessions. The first session is from 8 to 10 a.m. each day for students entering grades kindergarten through third game. ...
SEMO Horseshoe Association season underway (05/12/15)
The SEMO Horseshoe Association season is underway. The season runs from April through the first weekend of October. The first tournament was April 25 at Grassy. Lachelle Cook and Virgil Schreckenberg placed first at the event, Danny Williams and Travis Braswell took second and Mike Massa and Carolyn Schreckenberg placed third...
Bernie, Bell City baseball teams remain ranked (05/12/15)
Two baseball programs from Stoddard County are ranked in the latest state rankings provided by the Missouri Baseball Coaches Association. Bell City is ranked No. 4 in Class 1 and Bernie is ranked No. 5 in Class 2. Other schools from the southeast Missouri region that are ranked include: Oran (third in Class 1), Valle Catholic (first in Class 2), Greenville (second in Class 2), Bernie (fifth in Class 2), Cooter (sixth in Class 2), East Carter County (seventh in Class 2) and Notre Dame (first in Class 4). ...
Rib City All-Star Fundamental Camp (05/12/15)
The third annual Rib City All-Star Fundamental Camp takes place June 1-3 at the Dexter Bearcat Event Center. The camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost to attend the camp is $150 per athlete. There is a discount of $15 with groups of five or more that sign up together and a discount of $10 if you register by May 15...
Dexter bats catch fire against Twin Rivers 12-3 (05/09/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - As the temperature continues to rise with summer approaching the Dexter Bearcats baseball team's bats also appear to be warming up. Dexter secured its third victory in four games Friday afternoon as it recorded 14 hits in a 12-3 home win against the Twin Rivers Royals...
Dexter baseball team hands No. 2 ranked Greenville first loss (05/08/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - When scheduling senior night the Dexter Bearcats certainly didn't pick a lightweight in Greenville. Currently ranked No. 2 in the Class 2 Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association state poll, the Bears entered Wednesday's matchup with an undefeated 18-0 record on the line...
Dexter girls win SEMO Conference track meet (05/08/15)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - Dexter took home top prizes at the SEMO Conference high school track meet in Charleston Monday. The Dexter girls team finished first overall as a team. Dexter also had top individual performances. View a complete list of top individual performances below:...
Emerging Softball Juggernaut: Malden beats Bernie 12-2 for second straight district title (05/07/15)
BERNIE, Mo. - For a second straight season the Malden Green Wave softball program is headed back to town with a district championship plaque. The top-seeded Malden Green Wave never trailed the second-seeded Bernie Mules as it secured a 12-2 five-inning win in the Class 1, District 3 championship Wednesday afternoon at Bernie...
Bernie softball team defeats Dexter 16-6 in district semifinal (05/06/15)
Note: A photo gallery of the district semifinal is available at this link: District Semifinal Photos BERNIE, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats softball team finally put together the electric start coach Starla Pulley had been hoping for against the Bernie Mules in the third head-to-head meeting between the rival squads Tuesday night...
Bloomfield's Northern, Advance team claim top prizes at district golf tournament (05/05/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Advance Hornets and Gainesville Bulldogs secured top finishes at the Class 1, District 1 golf tournament at Crowley Ridge Recreational Center in Bloomfield Monday. Advance placed first with a team score of 348 and Gainesville finished second with a team score of 349...
Dexter's Stevens, Mitchell qualify for golf sectional (05/05/15)
FARMINGTON, Mo. - Dexter's Ethan Stevens and Drake Mitchell qualified for the sectional golf tournament Monday. Stevens tied for sixth and Mitchell tied for thirteenth at the Class 3, District 1 golf tournament at Crown Pointe Golf Course in Farmington Monday. Stevens shot nine-over-par 81 and Mitchell shot 13-over-par 85...
NMCC eliminates Dexter from SEMO Conference baseball tournament (05/05/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats baseball team suffered an 11-3 loss to New Madrid County Central in a consolation semifinal of the SEMO Conference baseball tournament Saturday at Cape Central High School. NMCC jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning and padded its lead to 8-1 by the top of the fifth frame...
Dexter softball team beats Bloomfield 13-3 in district opener (05/05/15)
Note: A photo gallery of the game is available at this link: View Photos Here BERNIE, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats softball team earned a third chance to beat the Bernie Mules by securing a 13-3 six-inning district quarterfinal win against the Bloomfield Wildcats Monday...
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