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Saturday, Mar. 28, 2015
Stoddard County Athletic Association (SCAA) Conference Teams
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The 2015 SCAA all-conference boys basketball awards have been released. Bernie's Caleb Ellenburg is the SCAA Player of the Year. Ellenburg averaged 20 points per game and 5.6 rebounds per game. Bloomfield's Alex Gibbs is the...
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Dexter softball team run-rules Woodland 13-1 (03/28/15)
Note: A photo gallery of the Dexter-Woodland game is available at this link: Softball Photos MARBLE HILL, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats softball team scored in all four innings it batted as it cruised to a 13-1 five-inning victory against the Woodland Cardinals Friday afternoon...
Dexter tennis team nets Poplar Bluff 7-2 (03/28/15)
The Dexter high school tennis program opened its season with wins at Poplar Bluff Friday. The Dexter varsity beat Poplar Bluff 7-2 and the Dexter junior varsity edged Poplar Bluff 3-2. Dexter is back in action Tuesday when it visits friendly rival Notre Dame...
Preview: Dexter high school golf (03/28/15)
The Dexter high school golf team enters the 2015 season with two returning playoff qualifiers and nine golfers overall. "Right now with what we have back I'm not sure how great our team scores are going to be this year," Dexter coach Eric Sitze said of his high school roster. "Drake and Ethan Stevens are back. Drake advanced to sectionals last year and Ethan got to state. We hope those two guys compete well individually."...
Dexter M.S. volleyball teams complete near perfect week with sweep of Advance (03/27/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter seventh grade volleyball team finished its week 3-1 with a 25-6, 25-18 home win against Advance Thursday night. The Dexter seventh grade also beat Scott City 25-17, 25-11 Monday, lost to Bernie 11-25, 23-25 Tuesday and beat Bell City 25-7, 25-17 Wednesday...
Dexter's McKuin, Jackson's Reynolds selected SEMO Conference Players of the Year (03/26/15)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Melanie McKuin continued the Dexter Lady Bearcats' recent run of Bob Gray Award winners Wednesday night while Blake Reynolds became the first Jackson player since 1987 to win the John Gibbs Award. Both were among the honorees at the 57th annual Poplar Bluff Letter Club Basketball Banquet at the Black River Coliseum, which started off the festivities with a keynote address by University of Missouri men's basketball coach Kim Anderson...
Bernie baseball, softball teams run-rule Woodland, Clearwater softball team edges Dexter 9-8 (03/26/15)
The Bernie baseball team hit three home runs as it blistered Woodland 10-0 in five innings Wednesday afternoon. Devin Trammel and Matt Vernon each had three of the the Mules' 12 hits. Brock Beacham, Austin Beck and Owen Foster hit home runs for Bernie...
Dexter baseball team wins run-fest against Kennett 16-12 (03/26/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The highly anticipated regular-season district battle between the Dexter Bearcats and Kennett Indians turned into a run-fest Wednesday afternoon. The Bearcats and Indians combined to calculated 28 runs and 20 hits in a see-saw thriller that featured five lead changes...
Results: Dexter track teams open seasons at Notre Dame Open (03/25/15)
The Dexter boys and girls track teams opened their seasons at the Notre Dame Open in Cape Girardeau Tuesday. The Dexter boys track team took fourth and the Dexter girls track team took fifth at the five-team meet. Dexter's Cole Dean placed second in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.24...
Malden baseball team hands Dexter first loss 18-7 (03/25/15)
MALDEN, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity baseball team met its match for the first time this season Tuesday afternoon as it suffered an 18-7 five-inning loss at Malden. Malden, which was playing its season-opener, recorded 15 hits and plated at least one run in every inning it batted...
Dexter softball team wins season-opener against Bloomfield 13-1 (03/25/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats softball team collected a 13-1 five-inning victory against Bloomfield in its season-opener Tuesday afternoon. The Bearcats calculated three runs in the first inning, four runs in the second inning and six more in the fifth frame. Bloomfield scored its only run in the third inning...
Preview: Dexter Bearcats boys tennis team (03/25/15)
The Dexter High School boys tennis program enters the 2015 season with few holes to fill off of last season's squad that went 5-5 and had a state-qualifying doubles team. "We lost one senior last year - our No. ...
Chaffee baseball team edges Advance 6-5 (03/24/15)
CHAFFEE, Mo. - A.J. Owens may be young, but he has the icy veins of a seasoned veteran. Owens, a freshman, triggered a five-run third inning with a pinch-hit, two-run double to deep center field, helping Chaffee remain unbeaten on the season with a 6-5 victory over Advance Monday...
Dexter 7th grade volleyball team claims title at Poplar Bluff Tournament (03/24/15)
The Dexter seventh grade volleyball team took home the top prize at the eight-team Poplar Bluff Invitational Saturday. Dexter qualified for the gold bracket by taking first in Pool B at the event. Dexter beat Doniphan 25-11, 25-7 in its first pool play contest, Advance 26-24, 25-15 in its second pool play contest and Bloomfield 25-6, 25-8 in its final pool play game...
Preview: Dexter high school softball team (03/24/15)
The Dexter high school softball program has been prepping for a big season under first-year head coach Starla Pulley for months. "I'm real excited," Pulley said of taking over the program. "We've been working on our defense since the fall in open gyms. We've also had morning practices for our pitchers to try to get them ready."...
SEMO fires mens basketball coach Dickey Nutt (03/23/15)
Southeast Missouri State men's basketball coach Dickey Nutt was fired from the position after six seasons, it was announced in a university press release Monday afternoon. The announcement came less than two hours after the university said women's basketball coach Ty Margenthaler resigned his position...
SEMO women's basketball coach Ty Margenthaler resigns (03/23/15)
Ty Margenthaler resigned as the Southeast Missouri State women's basketball coach after four seasons, the university announced in a press release Monday afternoon. Margenthaler had an overall record of 37-78 and was 18-46 in the Ohio Valley Conference. The Redhawks failed to make the conference tournament in his four seasons at the helm...
Preview: Dexter Bearcats track and field (03/22/15)
With the addition of a fifth class in track and field expectations are sky high for the Dexter Bearcats track teams entering the 2015 season. "Our district is different this year because they are five classes now," Dexter first-year track coach Kim Waldner said. "So we are not with Sikeston or Notre Dame anymore. It's a real good thing for Dexter."...
Dexter baseball team wins season-opener at Doniphan 5-0 (03/21/15)
DONIPHAN, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats had a hitter reach base in every inning, limited its opposition to just two hits and committed only one error as it secured a 5-0 road win against the Doniphan Dons in its season-opener Friday afternoon. "With this being our first opportunity to be on an actual field this year I have no complaints," Dexter coach Brian Becker said of collecting a crucial win against a district opponent. ...
Preview: Dexter Bearcats baseball (03/20/15)
Dexter baseball coach Brian Becker will have a slew of names to pick from when he fills out his lineup cards this spring. The Bearcats have the luxury of having a 2015 spring roster that is composed of 10 freshmen, four sophomores, seven juniors and four seniors for a grand total of 25 players...
2011 Dexter graduate Alan Flannigan begins play in NCAA Tournament Thursday (03/18/15)
Dexter's own Alan Flannigan will be among the participants when the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament continues this week. Flannigan is currently a senior on the Lafayette Leopards, which earned an automatic bid in the NCAA Tournament by winning the Patriot League conference tournament on March 11...
Dexter middle school volleyball program sweeps Kennett (03/18/15)
The Dexter seventh grade volleyball team improved to 2-0 with a 25-10, 25-14 victory against Kennett Tuesday night. The Dexter eighth grade, which also won 25-9, 25-17 at Puxico Monday night, improved to 3-0 with a 25-16, 25-17 win against Kennett Tuesday...
Advance volleyball coach Dana Below resigns (03/17/15)
The Advance Hornets will have a new varsity volleyball coach next season. The Advance Board of Education accepted a letter of resignation from varsity volleyball coach Dana Below at Monday night's board meeting effective at the end of the 2014-15 school year...
Dexter honors winter sports athletes at banquet (03/17/15)
Dexter High School held its annual Winter Sports Recognition Program Wednesday night at the high school cafeteria. Athletes participating in boys and girls basketball, wrestling, dance and cheerleading were honored at the event. Austin Chesser was presented the free throw award, Jason Jarrell was presented the MVP award and Noah Kronk was presented the defensive award in boys basketball...
Advance boys basketball team rebounds to take third at state tournament (03/14/15)
COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Advance Hornets varsity boys basketball program experienced little difficulty regrouping less than 24 hours after a 63-51 state semifinal loss to Meadville Thursday night. Advance jumped out to a 22-11 lead seven minutes into the first quarter and never trailed after as it secured a 69-53 victory against the Leeton Bulldogs in the Class 1 third-place game Friday afternoon at Mizzou Arena in Columbia...
Advance drops Class 1 semifinal to No. 1 ranked Meadville 63-51 (complete final four schedule included) (03/13/15)
COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Advance Hornets led by as many as 12 points in the first half but came up short in its bid to become the first team to knock off the undefeated Meadville Eagles. No. 1 ranked Meadville outscored Advance by 21 points after the first quarter as it rallied for a 63-51 victory against Advance in a Class 1 semifinal at Mizzou Arena Thursday night in Columbia...
North County eliminates Dexter girls 66-61 in overtime (03/11/15)
The Dexter Bearcats rallied from a 55-50 deficit in the final three minutes of regulation to force overtime but came up short in its bid to advance to the Class 4 quarterfinals for a fourth straight season...
Bernie volleyball coach Erin Hoffman resigns (03/10/15)
The search for a new volleyball coach at Bernie High School is officially underway. The Bernie Board of Education accepted a letter of resignation from head coach Erin Hoffman at Monday night's board meeting. The Bernie varsity volleyball program had 72 wins and 31 losses in Hoffman's three seasons as head coach. The Mules placed first in its district all three seasons, finished second in Missouri in 2012, advanced to a state sectional in 2013 and advanced to a state quarterfinal in 2014...
Mizzou has new athletic director in place (03/09/15)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Mack Rhoades believes running a school in the Southeastern Conference job is not a big leap forward from Houston. Missouri's new athletic director takes over next month and said he'll be leaning on Mike Alden for advice during the transition. He said the challenge will be to continue the momentum led by Alden the last 17 years...
Dexter downs host Sikeston 51-38 for 5th straight girls basketball district title (03/08/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats were more than ready to take care of business on the defensive end of the floor after falling behind the Sikeston Bulldogs 12-10 after one quarter of play in the Class 4, District 1 championship Saturday night. "Sikeston came out aggressive," Dexter junior Melanie McKuin said. ...
Advance shocks No. 2 ranked South Iron 47-45 in closing seconds (03/08/15)
VAN BUREN, Mo. - Advance Hornets coach Bubba Wheetley encouraged his players to forget about the past and prepare for the future after falling behind South Iron 29-20 after one half of play in a Class 1 regional at Van Buren High School Saturday afternoon...
Briefly: Dexter girls basketball team beats Sikeston 51-38 in C4D1 title game (03/08/15)
The top-seeded Dexter Bearcats beat second-seeded Sikeston 51-38 in the Class 4, District 1 girls basketball championship Saturday night at the Sikeston Field House. Dexter will play North County Tuesday at 7:45 p.m. in a Class 4 sectional at Jackson High School...
NMCC outlasts Charleston 105-92 in 2 OT's in Class 3 boys sectional (03/06/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The New Madrid County Central Eagles varsity boys basketball program moved one step closer to its first final four appearance since 2002 Friday afternoon as it secured a 105-92 double overtime victory against the Charleston Bluejays in a Class 3 sectional at the Bearcat Event Center...
PATIENCE PREVAILS: Advance offense earns repeat trip to Elite 8, passes Gideon in final minute 53-45 (03/04/15)
After Brian Buchanan drained a 2-point field goal to put Gideon on top of Advance 45-44 with 1:18 remaining in a Class 1 sectional Advance coach Bubba Wheetley elected to run his motion offense as opposed to burn his final timeout...
Dexter girls cruise by Cape Central, back to district championship (03/04/15)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Dexter is back in very familiar territory. For the eighth-straight year the Bearcats will play for a district championship after cruising past Cape Central 66-30 Tuesday night at the Sikeston Field House during the Class 4, District 1 tournament semifinals...
Dexter boys suffer season-ending loss to Sikeston 76-50 (03/03/15)
The sixth-seeded Dexter Bearcats increased its offensive output in every quarter but could not generate enough points to match the third-seeded Sikeston Bulldogs in a Class 4, District 1 boys quarterfinal at Sikeston Field House Monday night...
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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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