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DEXTER, Mo. - The winning streak ended at four matches Tuesday for the Dexter Bearcats varsity girls tennis team. The Kennett Indians collected a 9-0 road win against previously unbeaten Dexter Tuesday. Kennett also edged...
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Bernie baseball team beats Cooter 4-1, Dexter, Advance volleyball teams cruise to wins (09/02/15)
BERNIE, Mo. - The Bernie Mules baseball team improved to 7-0 Tuesday with a 4-1 home win against Cooter. Brock Beacham collected a complete-game victory for the Mules. He allowed one run, two hits and struck out 10 in seven innings pitched. Trey Kirkpatrick tallied a team-high two RBIs. He had a sacrifice fly and a solo home run...
SCAA: Dexter volleyball team, tennis team & Bernie baseball team collect wins (09/01/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats volleyball program passed its first road text of the season with flying colors Monday night. The Dexter varsity improved to 3-0 with a 25-10, 25-16 win at Sikeston. The Dexter junior varsity also secured its third win with a 25-8, 25-16 win against Sikeston...
Bernie baseball program opens fall season 5-0 (08/31/15)
BERNIE, Mo. - The undefeated Bernie Mules baseball team collected a trio of victories against Class 2 district foes over the weekend. The Mules secured a 2-1 eight-inning road win at Cooter Friday, beat Bloomfield 1-0 in eight innings at Bernie Saturday and beat Holcomb 11-0 at Bernie Saturday...
Dexter football team falls to Poplar Bluff 51-14 (08/29/15)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. - After 10 minutes of play Friday night it looked like the Dexter Bearcats and Poplar Bluff Mules were destined for a defensive battle that would be highlighted by punts and a field goal here and there.
Dexter volleyball team edges Jackon (08/28/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - Dexter sophomore setter Bailee Williams went to her bag of tricks with the clock approaching midnight in the second set against the Jackson Indians Thursday night. Following a Jackson serve and perfect pass by the Dexter defense, Williams set the Bearcats' second hit over the net and right in the middle of the court on Jackson's side of play...
Dexter girls tennis team, Bernie baseball team secure road wins (08/28/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls tennis team improved to 3-0 with an 8-1 road win against Cape Central Thursday afternoon. Dexter also won three of the five junior varsity matches completed. Dexter returns to action Monday when it visits Poplar Bluff...
Bell City baseball team bounces past Bloomfield late 5-3 (08/27/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bell City Cubs baseball team got the right bounces when it needed them the most against the Bloomfield Wildcats Wednesday afternoon. The Cubs tallied a pair of unearned runs in the top of the seventh inning to break a 3-3 tie and beat Bloomfield 5-3...
Bracket play set at Woodland Invitational volleyball tournament (bracket included) (08/26/15)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. - Advance, Saxony Lutheran and host Woodland all ended with 4-2 records in the second night of pool play at the Woodland Invitational Tournament Tuesday. The three-way tie forced the final seedings to come to point differentials, which the Hornets won by five points over Woodland to draw the first seed. ...
Dexter volleyball team pounds its way past Kennett in season opener (08/26/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity volleyball team displayed its fair share of fire power at the net in its season-opener against the Kennett Indians Tuesday night. Dexter pounded out 16 kills in the first set and five more in the second set on its way to a 25-11, 25-12 victory against Class 3, District 1, rival Kennett...
Dexter girls tennis team blisters Charleston 9-0 (08/26/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity girls tennis team improved to 2-0 Tuesday afternoon with a 9-0 road win at Charleston. Dexter's Lexi May beat Charleston's Nyja Murray 8-0 in the No. 1 varsity singles match. Dexter's Macy Urhahn beat Charleston's Coreyanna Frazier 8-0 in the No. 2 varsity singles match. Dexter's Nicole Sells beat Charleston's Cameron Wince 8-0 in the No. 3 varsity singles match...
Dexter girls tennis team downs Sikeston 9-0 (08/25/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls tennis team shutout Sikeston 9-0 in its season-opener Monday afternoon. Dexter's MaKayla Waldner won the No. 1 singles match against Sikeston's Ali Price 8-4. Dexter's Lexi May won the No. 2 singles match against Sikeston's Allenna Landers 8-1. Dexter's Macy Urhahn won the No. 3 singles matches against Sikeston's Hope Mannon 8-0...
Dexter falls to Malden 42-6 in JV football action (08/25/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Malden Green Wave ran for six touchdowns on its way to a 42-6 road win against the Dexter Bearcats in junior varsity football action Monday night. The Green Wave scored three touchdowns in the first quarter and two more in the second quarter as it built a 34-0 lead by halftime...
2015 Fall Sports Preview: Bell City Cubs Volleyball (08/23/15)
BELL CITY, Mo. - The Bell City volleyball program enters the 2015 season looking to build upon a strong summer with a new head coach. "After last year's season, which was pretty weak, we came together this summer and got to know each other," Bell City first-year coach Beth Williams said. ...
2015 Fall Sports Preview: Richland Rebels Volleyball (08/23/15)
ESSEX, Mo. - The Richland Rebels volleyball program enters the 2015 season with five returning starters off of last season's squad. Megan Cullum, Bailey Glass, Jordan Head, Breanna Williamson and Katelyn Pinkley all saw significant playing time on varsity last season...
Dexter football team drops season-opener to Ste. Genevieve 42-7 (08/22/15)
Editor's Note: This story will also be available in the next print edition of Dexter Daily Statesman on Tuesday. DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats football team hung around until late in the third quarter but came up short in its bid to secure its first victory against the Ste. Genevieve Dragons since 2011 Friday night...
2015 Fall Sports Preview: Dexter Bearcats Girls Tennis (08/21/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity girls tennis team enters the 2015 season with four returning starters off of last season's squad that finished 12-5. The Bearcats return its No. 1 singles player MaKayla Waldner, No. 3 singles player Macy Urhahn, No. 4 singles player Alexis May and No. 5 singles player Kalee Howard...
2015 Fall Sports Preview: Dexter Bearcats Cross Country (08/21/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - Dexter cross country coach Leonard Morse is turning things up a notch as the 2015 season approaches. "We are tying to be a little more disciplined and a little more intense this year," Morse said. "We are trying to make a better showing since we host the district this year for a second time. ...
Dexter holds 10th annual Rotary Golf Tournament (08/21/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The 10th annual Dexter Rotary Club Golf Tournament took play Aug. 14. 15 teams competed at the event. There were over 70 hole sponsors. All proceeds were donated to local organizations and charities. The team of Billy Fowler, Tim Young, Gary Don Christian and Kenny Essner took first in Championship Flight. The team of Alex Becker, Roger Slinkard, James Masters and Charlie Mayo placed second. The team of Kevin Bishop, Neil Pullum, Bill Aslin and Bill Hribovsek finished third...
2015 Fall Sports Preview: Advance Hornets Volleyball (08/19/15)
ADVANCE, Mo. - The Advance Hornets volleyball program enters the 2015 season with three returning starters and a solid group of underclassmen off of last season's squad that finished 17-14-2. "We are going to be very young," new Advance Hornets head volleyball coach Erin Hoffman said. ...
2015 Fall Sports Preview: Dexter preps for another big volleyball season (08/18/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - Expectations remain sky high for the Dexter Bearcats volleyball program following one of the most successful seasons in school history in 2014. Dexter returns all but two starters off of last season's squad that went 29-4-1, won the SCAA Tournament, won the 48-team Dig for Life Classic for the first time in school history and won its Class 3 district tournament for the first time since 2000...
Dexter football team looks to build upon strong summer (08/17/15)
The Dexter Bearcats varsity football program enters the 2015 season looking to build on a strong summer.
2015 Fall Sports Preview: Bloomfield Wildcats Volleyball (08/14/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Bloomfield Wildcats volleyball program enters the 2015 season with a new workout program it hopes will ensure optimal play at the net against taller opponents. "Practices have been tough," Bloomfield second-year coach Sherilyn Johnson said. ...
2015 Fall Sports Preview: Bernie Mules Volleyball (08/12/15)
BERNIE, Mo. - The pieces remain in place for another winning campaign for the Bernie Mules varsity volleyball program in 2015. The Mules return virtually its entire roster off a 2014 varsity squad that finished 25-11, advanced to a Class 1 state quarterfinal and finished second in the SCAA Conference tournament...
High school football points of emphasis released for 2015 season (08/11/15)
The Missouri High School Activities Association in conjunction with the National Federation of State High School Associations has released its annual points of emphasis for the 2015 high school football season. The five areas of emphasis for the upcoming season are: risk minimization, defining excessive contact, the free-blocking zone, illegal equipment and sideline interference...
Dexter youth football, volleyball and soccer registration underway (08/01/15)
Registration is underway for Dexter Parks and Recreation youth football, volleyball and soccer. The deadline to register for youth football and youth volleyball is Aug. 21. The deadline to register for youth soccer is Aug. 27. --- Youth football is open to athletes entering the third, fourth, fifth or sixth grade. ...
Three Rivers athletes earn all-academic honors (07/31/15)
Six athletes from Three Rivers College in Poplar Bluff were selected to the All-Academic Players list for the 2014-15 school year. Athletes selected are Danielle Farmer, Michael Glover, Brittany Hager, Osvaldo Ovalle, Savannah Roach and Kelen Smith...
Local athletes shine with Hoopsters Basketball Academy (07/29/15)
The Hoopsters Basketball Academy competed in its third NCAA certified event of the summer July 22-25 in Nashville, Tennessee. The Hoopsters, which are composed of girls basketball players from southeast Missouri, northeast Arkansas and western Tennessee, finished 3-1 and placed sixth at the event referred to as the Music City Madness...
Fighting Squirrels suffer season-ending 4-2 loss to Hopkins, Minnesota (07/27/15)
The Charleston Fighting Squirrels put up a late fight but came up short in its quest to advance to the Senior Babe Ruth World Series for a third straight season Monday afternoon. Hopkins, Minnesota, rallied from a 2-1 deficit with three runs in the top of the fifth inning and hung on for 4-2 win against the Fighting Squirrels in a semifinal of the Midwest Plains Regional at Battershell Field in Lyons, Kansas...
Fighting Squirrels book spot in regional semifinals, beat Colorado 7-1 (07/26/15)
The Charleston Fighting Squirrels booked its spot in a semifinal of the Midwest Plains Regional with a 7-1 win against Border, Colorado, Sunday afternoon in Lyons, Kansas. Brady Bibbs collected a complete-game victory for the Fighting Squirrels at Battershell Field. Bibbs, who is entering his senior season at Senath-Hornersville, allowed one run, 13 hits, struck out four and did not walk a hitter in seven innings of work...
Fighting Squirrels outlast Riverton 3-2 in 10 innings at Midwest Plains Regional (07/25/15)
The thirteenth time proved to be the right time for the Charleston Fighting Squirrels with runners in scoring position against Riverton, Kansas, Saturday evening at the Midwest Plains Regional in Lyons, Kansas...
Fighting Squirrels beat North Dakota 10-4 in opener at Midwest Plains Regional (07/24/15)
LYONS, Kan. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels jumped out to an 8-0 lead after two innings of play and led by at least six the rest of the way as it secured a 10-4 win against the Bismarck, North Dakota, Senators Friday afternoon at the Midwest Plains Regional in Lyons, Kansas...
Cooter grad Tyler McLevain signs to play college baseball at Three Rivers College (07/24/15)
Three Rivers College in Poplar Bluff has been Tyler McLevain's top college choice since youth. "I went up there for a basketball camp one time when I was growing up and have always wanted to go there and play since," McLevain said. The 2015 Cooter graduate will have the opportunity to play college baseball at Three Rivers next season...
Dexter football schedule set (07/23/15)
The 2015 Dexter Bearcats varsity football schedule is set. Dexter is slated to compete in a jamboree Aug. 14 at East Prairie. The Bearcats open its season Aug. 21 when they host Ste. Genevieve. Dexter is at Poplar Bluff Aug. 28, at Charleston Sept. 4, hosts Sikeston Sept. 11, hosts Caruthersville Sept. 18, visits Kennett Sept. 25, hosts New Madrid County Central Oct. 2, travels to Park Hills Central Oct. 9 and hosts Malden Oct. 16...
Midwest Plains Regional begins Friday in Kansas (07/23/15)
The schedule is set for the highly anticipated Senior Babe Ruth Midwest Plains Regional Tournament. The event is slated to take place July 24-27 at Battershell Field in Lyons, Kansas. Eight teams are slated to compete at the tournament. Colorado, Kansas, Missouri No. 2 (Charleston Fighting Squirrels) and North Dakota are competing in the American League Pool...
Millers honored at Senior Babe Ruth state tournament (07/22/15)
Two of Dexter's own were honored last week at the start of the Senior Babe Ruth state tournament at Hillhouse Park in Charleston. Bruce and Pat Miller threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the start of the Charleston Fighting Squirrels-Mineral Area Minerals game July 15...
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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
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 Potosi Elks
 River Bend Ducks
 SEMO Strokers of Advance
 Leopold SEMO Pirates
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 Leadville Pirates

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