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Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014
Stoddard County Athletic Association (SCAA) Conference Teams
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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...
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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:...
Briefly: Portageville softball team books first trip to final four, beats Bowling Green 1-0 (10/18/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the game is available at this link: View Photos Here PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. - The Portageville Bulldogs softball team booked its first trip to the state final four in school history Saturday afternoon with a 1-0 home victory against Bowling Green in a Class 2 state quarterfinal...
Dexter football team suffers loss to undefeated Malden (district tiebreaker info included) (10/18/14)
MALDEN, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats came up short in its bid to become the first football team to beat the Malden Green Wave in the 2014 season. Malden recorded 28 points in each of the first two quarters as it built a 56-0 lead by halftime on its way to a 76-8 victory against Dexter...
Risco volleyball team outlasts Richland in three-set thriller (10/16/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Risco-Richland game is available at this link: View Photos Here ESSEX, Mo. - Risco Tigers volleyball coach Marcus Massey didn't pass up an opportunity to calm his team down after they fell behind 7-1 in the decisive set of a three-set thriller against the Richland Rebels Thursday afternoon...
Dexter volleyball team downs Perryville (10/16/14)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- A smile crossed Perryville volleyball coach Dave Mirly's face as he contemplated his answer to what challenges the Dexter volleyball team posed for his team. He noted that the Bearcats might be better than his team in just about every aspect of the game, that they might be taller and stronger, but also that his team's confidence is what keeps them in every game...
Undefeated Dexter middle school girls basketball teams rout Woodland (10/16/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the game is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Woodland Cardinals became the latest victim of the Dexter Bearcats middle school girls basketball program Wednesday night. Dexter outscored Woodland in every quarter of both games. The Dexter seventh grade beat Woodland 52-22 and the Dexter eighth grade routed Woodland 57-8...
Notre Dame ends Dexter volleyball team's streak (10/16/14)
The Dexter varsity volleyball team's winning streak ended at 19 Wednesday night with a 25-19, 25-21 loss at Notre DAme. Dexter beat Notre Dame twice this season - once in the Bulldogs' own VolleyballFest and in the semifinals of the Dig for Life Challenge that dethroned tthe two-time defending tournament champions...
Dexter middle school girls basketball team steamrolls Cape Central (10/15/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the action is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats middle school girls basketball program put together arguably its most dominant performance of the young season Tuesday night against Cape Central...
Dexter claims SCAA volleyball titles (all-tournament team included) (10/11/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - Dexter volleyball coach Carmen Morgan treats every game like a championship game. "I try to subscribe to the fact and get my players to subscribe to the fact that every game is a championship game," Morgan said. "Then when you get in championship games you should be ready."...
Briefly: Dexter football team puts up a fight but falls to unbeaten Park Hills 46-21 (10/11/14)
Editor's note: Dexter Daily Statesman is printed at 11 p.m. Look for a complete story with additional photos and quotes later online and in Tuesday's print edition. DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats football program put up the second highest point total of any team this season against the Park Hills Central defense but came up short in its bid to upend the unbeaten Class 3 juggernaut...
Dexter, Bernie to meet in SCAA volleyball championship for second straight year (10/10/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The stage is set for the Bernie Mules and Dexter Bearcats to meet in the championship game of the SCAA varsity volleyball tournament for a second straight season following semifinal action Thursday at Bloomfield. Top-seeded Dexter punched its ticket to the title game with a 25-17, 25-13 victory against the fourth-seeded Bloomfield Wildcats Thursday. Second-seeded Bernie followed with a 25-21, 25-22 victory against the third-seeded Advance Hornets in the nightcap...
Bernie & Bloomfield reach semifinals on Day 2 of SCAA volleyball tournament (10/07/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The championship semifinals are set at the SCAA volleyball tournament following a thrilling quarterfinal finale Tuesday night. The fourth-seeded Bloomfield Wildcats outlasted the fifth-seeded Woodland Cardinals 20-25, 25-16, 25-12 in the final varsity quarterfinal Tuesday. Bloomfield advances to play top-seeded Dexter Thursday at 7 p.m. in a semifinal.The other varsity semifinal will feature second-seeded Bernie and third-seeded Advance Thursday at 8 p.m....
Dexter & Advance secure wins on Day 1 of SCAA volleyball tournament (10/07/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The favorites advanced in the varsity bracket in Day 1 of the SCAA volleyball tournament at Bloomfield Monday. Defending tournament champion Dexter increased its winning streak to 17 games with a 25-10, 25-5 victory against eighth-seeded Bell City. Third-seeded Advanced followed with a 25-20, 25-23 win against sixth-seeded Puxico...
Dexter sweeps Doniphan in middle school girls hoops (10/07/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter seventh and eighth grade girls basketball teams both improved to 2-0 with home wins against Doniphan Monday. Dexter won the seventh grade contest 38-30 and beat Doniphan 49-16 in the eighth grade game. Natalie Sitze tallied all 15 of her points in the first half of the eighth grade contest. Sitze hit both of Dexter's treys...
Dexter football team secures share of conference title with 28-19 win at NMCC (10/04/14)
NEW MADRID, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity football program set its sights on becoming champs long before the 2014 season ever got underway. "We put in a lot more time during the summer," Dexter senior Noah Kronk said. "We worked a lot harder than normal. We were more focussed and more intent on learning the new plays, perfecting the plays we had already learned from last year and just perfecting the offense."...
Dexter volleyball team beats Poplar Bluff for 16th straight win (10/03/14)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Even after feeling pretty good about their weekend at the Quad State Tournament in Paducah (Ky.), the Poplar Bluff Lady Mules next had to run into a buzz saw that is Dexter. The Lady Bearcats came into Peters Gym Thursday night riding a 16-match winning streak where they haven't dropped a single set. It continued to 17 matches with a 25-20, 25-9 sweep of the Lady Mules...
Dexter middle school girls basketball team beats East Prairie (10/03/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the action is available at this link: Middle School Basketball Photos DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter middle school girls basketball program opened its season with a pair of impressive wins Thursday night. The Dexter seventh grade scored at least 10 points in every quarter in a 44-16 win against East Prairie. ...
Cooter bests Bernie 6-3 in fall baseball title game (10/02/14)
CAMPBELL, Mo. - After falling behind 1-0 in the top of the first inning the Cooter offense got down to business in a big way in the September Showdown championship against the Bernie Mules Wednesday afternoon. Cooter sent nine hitters to the plate in the bottom of the first inning and calculated four runs on just two singles to move ahead 4-1...
Briefly: Cooter baseball team bests Bernie 6-3 in September Showdown championship (10/02/14)
CAMPBELL, Mo. - The top-seeded Cooter Wildcats beat the second-seeded Bernie Mules 6-3 in the September Showdown championship Wednesday night. Cooter scored four runs in the bottom of the first inning to move ahead 4-1 and never trailed after. Cooter No. 8 hitter Landen Castelli finished 2 for 3 at the plate. Catelli had a two-RBI single in the bottom of the first inning...
Elite Missouri baseball talents Cooter & Bernie advance to September Showdown championship (10/01/14)
CAMPBELL, Mo. - After three upsets in six games in the first two days of the September Showdown the seedings finally held true in the championship semifinals of the eight-team event Tuesday evening at Campbell. Top-seeded Cooter scored in the final four innings it batted as it secured a 10-0 six-inning run-rule victory against fifth-seeded Puxico in the first semifinal Tuesday. ...
Dexter girls tennis team suffers season-ending loss to Notre Dame (09/30/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - Second-seeded Notre Dame beat third-seeded Dexter 5-0 in a Class 3, District 1, girls tennis semifinal Tuesday at Cape Girardeau. Notre Dame won all three doubles matches and the only two singles matches completed. Dexter finishes its season with a record of 12-5. Three of its five losses were to Notre Dame...
Dexter volleyball team survives test from Puxico on Senior Night (09/30/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity volleyball team received one of its toughest SCAA conference tests of the season Monday night but ultimately prevailed with a 25-11, 25-16 victory against the Puxico Indians. "Puxico is a scrappy team," Dexter coach Carmen Morgan said. "They dug up a lot of balls and we really weren't ready for them to do that, I don't think. They played hard and I thought we played with a lack of focus a little bit."...
Dexter blows out Charleston in girls tennis district opener (09/29/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the match is available at this link: Tennis Photos DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity girls tennis team dominated sixth-seeded Charleston 6-0 in a Class 1 district quarterfinal that lasted one hour Monday afternoon. Dexter won all three doubles matches and all three singles matches completed...
Semifinals set at September Showdown following quarterfinal action Saturday (09/27/14)
The semifinals are set at the September Showdown after a full day of baseball Saturday in Campbell. Top-seeded Cooter beat eighth seeded Southland 14-0, second-seeded Bernie beat seventh-seeded South Pemiscot 8-7, sixth-seeded Campbell upset third-seeded Bloomfield 6-2 and fifth-seeded Puxico beat defending champion No. 4 seeded Neelyville 6-1 in quarterfinal action Saturday...
Late touchdown helps Dexter secure 15th straight win against Kennett 35-34 (09/27/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats offense hasn't been shy about putting the ball in the air at a successful rate in 2014. Dexter standout quarterback Peyton Pollock entered Friday night's Week 6 contest against the Kennett Indians having completed 62 of the 119 passes he had thrown in the first half of the season...
Updated with SCAA volleyball scores: Bernie baseball team bests Bloomfield 4-1, Dexter volleyball team downs Sikeston (09/26/14)
BERNIE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules baseball program concluded regular-season play with a 4-1 home win against Bloomfield Thursday. Brock Beacham secured the victory on the hill. He struck out 10 and walked two in a five-inning relief appearance. He did not allow a hit and pitched out of a bases-loaded one-out jam in the top of the third inning...
Dexter middle school football program sweeps Kennett (09/26/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats middle school football program collected a pair of victories against the visiting Kennett Indians Thursday night. The Dexter seventh grade protected a four-point halftime lead by holding Kennett scoreless in the second half on its way to a 30-12 win...
Bloomfield volleyball team takes down state-ranked Woodland (09/26/14)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats varsity volleyball team collected a 25-18, 25-19 win against Woodland Thursday night in a match that lasted 55 minutes and 25 seconds. Chelsea Delay had two of Bloomfield's three aces serving and 17 of the Wildcats' 28 assists setting...
Dexter girls tennis team ends busy week on high note (09/26/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity girls tennis team finished its week on a high note with a 7-2 victory against Jackson Thursday. "We played well," Dexter coach Kurt Lovelady said. "We had a couple losses, but I thought it would be closer than what it was. Our singles went really well. I thought we played to our opponent's weakness and really capitalized on it. It was a good way to cap off a long week."...
Dexter girls tennis team's win total reaches double digits with victory against Sikeston (09/25/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity girls tennis team increased its win total to double digits with an 8-1 home victory against Sikeston Wednesday afternoon. "The girls came out ready to play," Dexter coach Kurt Lovelady said. "We were moving the ball well and we got some lopsided victories. We had some matches that were close that I knew would be close, but I was pleased with the results. We've had a hard week so far and it doesn't get any easier Thursday."...
Missouri Volleyball Coaches Association state rankings (Sept. 24) (09/24/14)
12 schools from the southeast Missouri region are ranked in the Top 10 of their respective class in the Missouri Volleyball Coaches Association state rankings released Sept. 24. Bismarck is ranked No. 2 in Class 1, Leopold is ranked No. 3 in Class 1, St. Vincent is ranked No. 5 in Class 1 and Bernie is ranked No. 9 in Class 1...
Dexter outlasts Leopold in straight sets in Hits for Hope Game (09/24/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Hits for Hope Game is available at this link: Hits for Hopes Photos DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity volleyball team tallied 27 of its 50 points on kills as it pounded its way past Leopold 25-9, 25-20 in the Hits for Hope Game Tuesday night at the Bearcat Event Center...
Dexter 7th grade football team downs East Prairie 36-0 (09/24/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter-East Prairie seventh grade football game is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter seventh grade football team cruised past East Prairie 36-0 Tuesday night. Dexter scored a touchdown in the first quarter, three touchdowns in the second period and another touchdown in the fourth quarter...
H.S. Roundup: Dexter girls tennis team suffers 8-1 loss to Notre Dame, Bernie baseball team bests Leopold (09/24/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity girls tennis team suffered an 8-1 loss to Notre Dame Tuesday afternoon. Notre Dame won all six singles matches and two of three doubles matches. In doubles action Macy Urhahn and Alexis May beat Sylvia Kolda and Mia Kinder 9-7 to account for Dexter's only victory...
SCAA roundup: Bernie & Bloomfield baseball, Dexter tennis and volleyball results (09/23/14)
Note: A photo gallery of Monday's girls tennis match between Dexter and Kennett is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity girls tennis team played Kennett until after sunset but came up short in its quest to secure a team win in a match that lasted over three hours Monday...
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Which team will win the 2014 Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state baseball tournament?
 Piedmont Riverdogs
 East Prairie
 Portageville Bulldogs
 Senath-Hornersville Lions
 Arch City Sidewinders
 Charleston Fighting Squirrels
 Jackson
 Potosi Elks
 River Bend Ducks
 SEMO Strokers of Advance
 Leopold SEMO Pirates
 Poplar Bluff
 Boonville
 Leadville Pirates

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