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Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016
Stoddard County Athletic Association (SCAA) Conference Teams
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Bloomfield Wildcats edge district rival South Pemiscot 47-40 (12/31/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The top-seeded Bloomfield Wildcats outscored the No. 3 seeded South Pemiscot Bulldogs by 10 points in the second half on its way to a 47-40 win in the fifth-place game at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament Wednesday night. South Pemiscot led 27-23 with five minutes left in the third period before Bloomfield scored 11 straight points to move ahead ahead 34-27 with 1:08 left in the third quarter and never trailed again...
Bearcats drop BCT title game to Kennett 55-50 (12/30/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball program kept its hopes of winning the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament alive until the closing seconds of Wednesday night's title game against the Kennett Indians...
Smile Time: Bearcats reach BCT finals for first time since 2010 (12/30/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball players were grinning from ear to ear at head coach Josh Dowdy in the locker room after Tuesday night's contest. And rightfully so . . . The No. 8 seeded Bearcats pulled off its second straight upset at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament...
Bloomfield leads wire to wire, beats Doniphan 45-32 (12/30/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The top-seeded Bloomfield Wildcats needed little time to regroup after suffering its first loss of the season Monday night to the Dexter Bearcats. Bloomfield jumped out to a 9-0 lead and led by as many 19 points in the first half on its way to a 45-32 win against the No. 4 seeded Doniphan Dons in a fifth-place semifinal at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament Tuesday...
Bernie drops consolation semifinal to Twin Rivers 65-53 (12/30/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The No. 13 seeded Bernie Mules hung within a few points of the No. 9 seeded Twin Rivers Royals most of the way but came up short in its bid to pull off a second straight upset at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament Tuesday. Twin Rivers ended the consolation semifinal on a 15-4 run as it secured a 65-53 victory against Bernie...
Dexter upsets top-ranked Bloomfield 43-35 at BCT (12/29/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The No. 8 seeded Dexter Bearcats recorded the final nine points as it rallied from a 35-34 deficit in the final 90 seconds of regulation to upset the No. 1 seeded Bloomfield Wildcats 43-35 in a championship quarterfinal of the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament Monday afternoon...
Bloomfield-Dexter quarterfinal showdown set for Monday at BCT (12/27/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - SCAA rivals Bloomfield and Dexter are set to collide in a quarterfinal Monday afternoon at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament after collecting opening-round wins at the 16-team extravaganza Saturday. Top-seeded Bloomfield outscored No. 16 seeded Richland by at least eight points in every quarter as it cruised to a 71-19 victory Saturday morning...
Dexter cruises to Lady Royals Classic title (12/24/15)
BROSELEY, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team entered Wednesday's Lady Royals Classic championship with a full tank of motivation plus a defensive focus after dropping last season's title game to the Neelyville Tigers. "We came here last year and we lost to Neelyville," Dexter senior Melanie McKuin said. ...
Dexter edges Naylor 57-49 in Lady Royals Classic semifinal (12/23/15)
The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team booked its third straight Lady Royals Classic championship date with the Neelyville Tigers Tuesday night. No. 2 seeded Dexter outlasted the No. 3 seeded Naylor Eagles 57-49 in the nightcap semifinal Tuesday. Top-seeded Neelyville edged fourth-seeded Twin Rivers 63-57 in the other championship semifinal...
Dexter downs Malden 57-24 to reach semifinals of Lady Royals Classic (12/22/15)
BROSELEY, Mo. - Dexter Bearcats coach Chad Allen is not accustomed to watching his traditionally spot-on shooters miss shots from the perimeter. Tuesday night turned out to be an exception. The Bearcats shot just one of 19 from 3-point range, and made just 24 of 60 shots overall...
Dexter wrestling team takes 8th at Tiger Classic (12/21/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter varsity wrestling team finished eighth overall at the 16-team Tiger Classic at Cape Central High School Saturday. Dexter calculated a team score of 181.5 at the two-day event. Jackson finished first with a 326.5, Northwest House Springs placed second with a 316.5, Sikeston placed third with a 217, Marquette place fourth with a 215.5, Poplar Bluff placed fifth with a 204, Union placed sixth with a 201.5, Rolla placed seventh with a 183.5, Christian County, Kentucky, placed ninth with a 178.5, Francis Howell North placed tenth with a 128, Carterville, Kentucky, placed eleventh with a 122, University City placed twelfth with a 111, New Madrid County Central placed thirteenth with a 85, Cape Central placed fourteenth with a 92, Park Hills Central placed fifteenth with a 90 and Sikeston junior varsity finished sixteenth with a 65.. ...
Bloomfield Wildcats boys basketball team hands Advance first loss (12/19/15)
ADVANCE, Mo. - The first quarter of the highly anticipated meeting between the only unbeaten varsity boys basketball teams left in Stoddard County belonged to the host Advance Hornets Friday night. The rest of the showdown went the Bloomfield Wildcats way...
Dexter wins SCAA opener at Richland 61-24 (12/19/15)
ESSEX, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball team opened SCAA regular-season play on a high note Friday night on the road against the Richland Rebels. The Bearcats built a 38-16 lead by halftime and never looked back as it cruised to a 61-24 win against the Rebels...
Dexter boys drop rematch at Jackson 54-45 (12/16/15)
JACKSON, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball team came up short in its bid to collect its first victory of the season but successfully pushed traditional Class 5 power Jackson to the limit on the road Tuesday night. The Bearcats, which suffered a 60-38 loss to the Jackson Indians a week ago at the SEMO Conference Tournament, trailed by just one point at 46-45 with 2:56 remaining Tuesday...
Dexter beats Jonesboro 49-40 in McDonald's Shootout Championship (12/15/15)
PARAGOULD, Ark. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team took care of business for a third time in three days Saturday afternoon at the McDonald's Shootout in Paragould, Arkansas. Fresh off a 74-69 quarterfinal win against Greene County Tech, Arkansas, Thursday and a 66-47 semifinal win against Poplar Bluff Friday Dexter secured the top prize at the eight-team tournament Saturday by beating Jonesboro, Arkansas, 49-40 in the championship...
Bloomfield Christmas Tournament seedings released (12/13/15)
The seedings have been released for the 2015 Bloomfield Christmas Tournament. Bloomfield has received the No. 1 seed. Kennett is seeded second, South Pemiscot is seeded third, Doniphan is seeded fourth, Malden is seeded fifth, Saxony Lutheran is seeded sixth, Hayti is seeded seventh, Dexter is seeded eighth, Twin Rivers is seeded ninth, East Prairie is seeded tenth, Puxico is seeded eleventh, Portageville is seeded twelfth, Bernie is seeded thirteenth,Van Buren is seeded fourteenth, Holcomb is seeded fifteenth and Richland is seeded sixteenth.. ...
Bloomfield runs away from Richland 53-22, Dexter girls reach McDonald's Shootout championship (12/12/15)
ESSEX, Mo. - The undefeated Bloomfield Wildcats varsity boys basketball program added a final victory to its resume before Sunday's Christmas Tournament seed meeting Friday night. Bloomfield opened SCAA play with a 53-22 road win against the Richland Rebels...
Dexter girls basketball team wins quarterfinal at McDonald's Shootout (12/11/15)
PARAGOULD, Ark. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team beat Greene County Tech, Arkansas, 74-69 in a quarterfinal of the McDonald's Shootout late Thursday night in Paragould, Arkansas. Dexter will play Poplar Bluff in a semifinal Friday at 8:30 p.m. The winner will play for the championship Saturday at 4:30 p.m...
Dexter wrestling team splits home opener (12/11/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity wrestling team improved to 5-5 after winning two of three matches this week. Dexter split its home opener Thursday night as it secured a 77-3 win against Notre Dame and suffered a 48-21 loss to Poplar Bluff...
Dexter wrestling team blisters NMCC, Bernie basketball team falls at South Iron 44-42 (12/09/15)
NEW MADRID, Mo. - The Dexter varsity wrestling team improved to 4-4 with a 68-9 road win at New Madrid County Central Tuesday night. Dexter is slated to host Notre Dame and Poplar Bluff Thursday at 6 p.m. Dexter (DEXTER) 68.00 Central (New Madrid County) (CENTRLNM) 9.00...
Dexter drops SEMO Conference Tournament elimination game to Jackson 60-38 (12/09/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. - The No. 9 seeded Dexter Bearcats suffered a 60-38 loss to the No. 2 seeded Jackson Indians in an elimination game of the nine-team SEMO Conference Tournament Tuesday night at Sikeston Field House. The Indians jumped out to an early 8-2 lead and extended its advantage to 19-9 by the end of the first quarter...
Week 2 Missouri Basketball Coaches Association state rankings (12/09/15)
The latest state basketball rankings provided by the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association have been released. Seven boys teams and four girls teams from the southeast Missouri region are state ranked. The Naylor girls are ranked No. 9 in Class 1...
Bloomfield boys basketball team beats Kelly 60-49 (12/09/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats improved to 4-0 with a 60-49 home win against Kelly Tuesday night. Bloomfield led by just one point at 40-39 before outscoring Kelly by 10 points in the fourth quarter. "Give a lot of credit to Kelly," Bloomfield coach Jason Karnes said in a press release to Dexter Daily Statesman. ...
Dexter falls to Notre Dame in closing minutes 54-50 in SEMO Conference play-in game (12/08/15)
By DUSTIN WARD Statesman Sports Editor SIKESTON, Mo. - The No. 9 seeded Dexter Bearcats played the No. 8 seeded Notre Dame Bulldogs to a 43-43 stalemate for the first 28 minutes but lost ground at the free throw line in the final four minutes of regulation Monday night...
Bloomfield wins Bernie Invitational for first time since 1965 (12/08/15)
BERNIE, Mo. - It took one half for Bloomfield to realize its going to have two huge assets this season. The Wildcats already knew they could shoot and proved it, hitting 10 of 22 from the floor, including 7 of 13 (53 percent) from 3-point range to build a 10-point lead by halftime. But then they did something unprecedented...
Dexter wrestling team takes 7th at Sikeston Tournament (12/07/15)
SIKESTOn, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity wrestling team placed seventh at the Sikeston Invitational Saturday. Dexter beat Carterville, Illinois, 39-36, beat McCracken County, Kentucky, 54-22, lost to Marion, Illinois, 57-20, lost to Caldwell County, Kentucky 40-39, and lost a rematch to Carterville 48-36...
Dexter drops 3-point shootout to Sikeston 86-61 (12/04/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball team knocked down eight 3-pointers in the fourth period and finished with 12 treys overall, but it wasn't nearly enough to knock off traditional powerhouse Sikeston Friday night. The Sikeston Bulldogs built a 68-32 lead by the start of the fourth quarter and hung on for an 86-61 victory against Dexter...
Dexter girls basketball team wins Farmington Invitational (12/04/15)
FARMINGTON, Mo. - Defense was the focus for the Dexter Lady Bearcats entering Thursday night's Farmington Invitational championship against the Saxony Lutheran Crusaders. "We really talked about containing them and keeping them in front of us," Dexter coach Chad Allen said of the game plan, which included a press that extended beyond half court most of the night. "They have some great shooters, and if we don't contain the ball they can penetrate the lane and kick it out."...
Dexter drops opener at Charleston 61-47 (12/02/15)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball team found its rhythm in the second half but was unable to overcome a cold offensive start Tuesday night in its season-opener against the Charleston Bluejays. Charleston limited Dexter to just two field goals in the first half as it built a 25-10 advantage by halftime and led throughout the second half on its way to a 61-47 victory against Dexter...
Puxico dethrones host Bernie 77-65 (12/01/15)
BERNIE, Mo. - The fifth-seeded Puxico Indians upset the fourth-seeded Bernie Mules 77-65 in an opening-round contest at the eight-team Bernie Invitational Monday. Bernie led 35-34 at halftime before Puxico won the third quarter 27-15 and entered the fourth period with a commanding 61-50 lead...
Dexter girls reach Farmington championship, beat Jackson 47-42 (12/01/15)
FARMINGTON, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team outscored the Jackson Indians by 11 points in the first half and hung on for a 47-42 victory Monday night in a semifinal of the five-team Farmington Invitational...
2015 Boys Basketball Preview: Dexter Bearcats (11/30/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball program enters the 2015-16 season with a veteran group that has received significant playing time on varsity in recent years. The Bearcats varsity basketball roster is composed of five seniors, two juniors and two sophomore...
2015 Boys Basketball Preview: Advance Hornets (11/29/15)
Expectations remain sky high for the Advance Hornets varsity boys basketball program entering the 2015-16 season after back-to-back district championships the last two seasons. Advance returns four of its five starters off of last season's squad that finished 19-10 and placed third in Class 1...
2015 Boys Basketball Preview: Richland Rebels (11/29/15)
Defense is the focus for the Richland Rebels varsity boys basketball program entering the 2015-16 season under first-year head coach Dominitrix Johnson. "Right now I think we are defending really well," Johnson said of his team's preseason strength. ...
Dexter girls basketball team surrenders 45-29 lead in 68-62 overtime loss to Kirkwood (11/28/15)
The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team built a 45-29 second-half lead but ultimately came up short in its bid to secure its first victory of the 2015-16 season Saturday in St. Louis. The Kirkwood Pioneers scored the final seven points of regulation and the first eight points of overtime on its way to a come-from-behind 68-62 overtime win against Dexter...
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