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Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014
Stoddard County Athletic Association (SCAA) Conference Teams
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Note: A photo gallery of the action is available at this link: View Photos Here DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter varsity boys basketball program is headed into the Christmas break on a high note after opening SCAA play with a...
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Bernie, Advance collect key SCAA boys basketball road wins (12/20/14)
BELL CITY, Mo. - The Bernie Mules varsity boys basketball team jumped out to a 17-7 lead after one quarter and hung on for a 65-62 road win at Bell City Friday night. Caleb Ellenburg tallied 12 of the Mules' 23 field goals and finished 16 of 23 from the free throw line. He scored an unprecedented 40 points...
Dexter controls East Carter County 77-11 at Lady Royals Classic (12/18/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the game is available at this link: View Photos Here BROSELEY, Mo. - The top-seeded Dexter Bearcats moved one step closer to its fourth straight Twin Rivers Lady Royals Classic championship with an opening-round 77-11 victory against the No. 16 seeded East Carter County Redbirds Thursday afternoon...
Jackson too tall of task for Dexter boys basketball team (12/17/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The visiting Jackson Indians varsity boys basketball team led wire to wire in a 70-19 victory against the Dexter Bearcats Tuesday night. Dexter (0-5) fell behind 10-0 early and was unable to get closer as Jackson (3-1) padded its advantage to 41-9 late in the second quarter...
Electric finish propels Richland past Marquand-Zion 59-48 (12/16/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the action is available at this link: View Photos Here ESSEX, Mo. - The Richland Rebels varsity boys basketball program found a way to take care of business without working overtime Monday night at home against the Marquand-Zion Tigers...
Dexter claims top prize at McCluer South-Berkeley Wrestling Invitational (12/16/14)
Ferguson, Mo. - The success continued for the Dexter Bearcats high school wrestling program in a big way Saturday. Dexter took home the top prize at the 13-team McCluer South-Berkeley Invitational in Ferguson, Mo. Dexter calculated a first-place team score of 332.5...
2014 SCAA All-State Volleyball Players (12/16/14)
Dexter Middle School Wrestling Winners (12/16/14)
Dexter girls drop finale at Paragould basketball tournament to Jonesboro 55-33 (12/15/14)
PARAGOULD, Ark. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball program suffered consecutive losses for the first time this season Saturday when it dropped the third-place game at the McDonald's Shootout to Jonesboro, Ark., 55-33. The loss came less than 24 hours after Dexter suffered a 60-48 loss to Marmaduke, Ark., in a game played late Friday night at Paragould...
SCAA hoops results: Bernie, Bloomfield, Richland collect wins, Dexter girls fall to Marmaduke (12/13/14)
PARAGOULD, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team missed out on a chance to play for the McDonald's Shootout championship Friday night when it suffered a 60-48 semifinal loss to Marmaduke, Ark. Dexter trailed 17-10 in the first quarter and 25-23 at halftime before moving ahead 33-29 in the first four minutes of the second half...
District baseball alignments announced, defending state champion Cooter moves to Class 2 (12/12/14)
The path to a district baseball championship got a bit tougher for a defending state champion and a pair of SCAA talents Friday. The Missouri High School Activities Association released district alignments for baseball for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons Friday...
Dexter girls basketball program wins opener at McDonald's Shootout 62-46 (12/11/14)
PARAGOULD, Ark. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball program beat Valley View, Ark., 62-46 in an opening-round contest at the eight-team McDonald's Shootout in Paragould, Ark., Thursday night. Valley View, which beat Dexter twice in summer ball play, never led by more than two against the defending tournament champion Bearcats Thursday...
Bloomfield wins again, Bernie suffers first loss, Dexter falls to Cape Central boys basketball team (12/10/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. - No. 2 seeded Cape Central outscored Dexter by single digits in every quarter on its way to a 41-29 victory in an elimination game at the SEMO Conference Tournament Tuesday night at Sikeston. Cape Central limited Dexter to seven field goals. Dexter tallied 14 of its points from the free throw line...
Dexter wrestlers win again (12/10/14)
Note: A photo gallery of Tuesday's action is available here: Wrestling Photos DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats high school wrestling program continued its early season dominance Tuesday night with a 55-15 victory against New Madrid County Central in its first home meet of the season...
Dexter drops SEMO Conference Tournament opener to Kennett (12/08/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball program jumped out to a 23-13 lead but was unable to generate enough offense in the second half to secure a victory in its opening-round contest at the SEMO Conference Tournament Monday night at Sikeston...
Dexter wrestling team sweeps Kentucky at Sikeston Invite (12/08/14)
The Dexter varsity wrestling team collected four wins against Kentucky programs at the Sikeston Invitational Saturday. Dexter blistered Caldwell County 55-14, beat Hopkinsville 54-22, outlasted McCracken County 51-23 and edged Calloway County 40-37...
Bernie boys basketball program claims 7th opening-season tournament title in eight years (12/07/14)
HOLCOMB -- It didn't finish out like the rout it was last year. But it started out like one. A year after Bernie beat Twin Rivers by 28 points in the Holcomb Invitational (played in Bernie last year) championship, the top-seeded Mules took a double-digit lead in the first quarter Friday night...
Dexter girls fall to Saxony Lutheran, Sikeston boys best Dexter basketball team (12/06/14)
FARMINGTON, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity girls basketball team went kneck and kneck with the Saxony Lutheran Crusaders for the final three quarters of play Friday night but was unable to overcome an early deficit...
Dexter wrestling team earns split at first meet (12/06/14)
The Dexter varsity wrestling team opened its season Thursday night with a split in a road meet. Dexter beat Notre Dame 72-6 and lost to Sikeston 49-21. Dexter is back in action Dec. 6 when it competes in the Sikeston Invitational. Dexter also hosts NMCC and Carterville, Ill., Tuesday at 5 p.m...
Bernie, Twin Rivers advance to Holcomb Invitational boys basketball title game again (12/05/14)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - The Bernie Mules and Twin Rivers Royals are slated to meet once again in the championship of the Holcomb Invitational boys basketball tournament Friday night at 8:30 p.m. Both teams collected come-from-behind victories Thursday night in their respective semifinals...
Dexter scores final 22 points to beat Jackson 57-48 at Farmington Invitational girls basketball tournament (12/04/14)
FARMINGTON, Mo. - Dexter junior point guard Dakota Reynolds has a knack for protecting the ball until she is fouled late in close game and then delivering at the free throw line. Such a display took place in the final two minutes of regulation in third-seeded Dexter's game against the second-seeded Jackson Indians Thursday night in a semifinal of the Farmington Invitational. ...
Dexter girls basketball team collects mercy rule win against Notre Dame in opener (12/04/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the game is available at this link: Dexter girls basketball team in action against Notre Dame FARMINGTON, Mo. - The Dexter Lady Bearcats' offense wasted little time getting down to business Wednesday night in its season-opener at the Farmington Invitational...
Bloomfield boys basketball team opens season with 70-52 win (12/03/14)
HOLCOMB, Mo. - The No. 2 seeded Bloomfield Wildcats jumped out to a 20-9 lead after one quarter and never looked back on its way to a 70-52 victory against No. 7 seeded Piggott, Ark., in a quarterfinal at the Holcomb Invitational Tuesday. Bloomfield six-foot-three junior forward Noah Vandiver calculated 16 of his team-high 18 points after halftime...
Dexter boys put up fight after trailing early in opener against Charleston (12/03/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball program did its best to rally for a victory after falling behind the Charleston Bluejays 12-0 in its home opener Tuesday night at the Bearcat Event Center. Dexter cut an early double-digit deficit to 18-13 by the final minute of the first quarter before Charleston padded its advantage back to nine at 34-25 by halftime. The Bearcats fought back again when Ethan Flowers opened the second half with a 3-pointer to trim the margin to 34-28...
Bernie, Puxico secure opening-round wins at Holcomb Invitational (12/02/14)
Note: A photo gallery of Monday's action at the Holcomb Invitational is available at this link: View Photos Here HOLCOMB, Mo. - Bernie-Puxico Round 1 is set for Thursday at 6 p.m. after both programs secured quarterfinal victories at the eight-team Holcomb Invitational varsity boys basketball tournament Monday...
Six Dexter players make media all-region football team (12/01/14)
The Missouri Sportswriters Association released its all-region football team Monday. Six Dexter football players were selected to the Class 3 all-region team. Dexter junior offensive lineman Jared Deal was selected first-team offense. Deal made the line calls and was a tenacious blocker...
Stoddard County boys and girls basketball previews (12/01/14)
By DUSTIN WARD Daily Statesman ADVANCE, Mo. - Expectations remain high for the Advance Hornets varsity boys basketball program after a trip to the Class 2 state quarterfinals last season. "I expect a lot this season," Advance second-year coach Bubba Wheetley said. "It's going to be hard to replace Lane, but we've got some young kids coming up who can shoot and handle the ball pretty good. We are really looking forward to this year."...
Dexter M.S. boys basketball team splits close ones with Jackson (11/26/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats middle school boys basketball program earned a split decision Tuesday night at home against Jackson. The Dexter seventh grade edged Jackson 39-38. The Dexter eighth grade suffered a 47-43 double overtime loss to Jackson...
Dexter wrestlers in search of repeat success (11/25/14)
Dexter wrestling coach James Sneed hopes his program continues to make strides in the right direction after sending 10 wrestlers to state, graduate Trevor Waldner claiming the state title in the 138-pound weight class and the team finishing second in its Class 2 district last season...
SCAA all-conference volleyball awards released (11/22/14)
The 2014 SCAA all-conference volleyball awards have been released. Dexter senior middle hitter Jessica Lindsey was selected as the SCAA Player of the Year. Lindsey had a team-high 138 digs, team-high 72 blocks and team-high 297 kills in the 2014 season...
Traditional volleyball powerhouse Mineral Area lands two Dexter talents on same day (11/21/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - Mineral Area College coach Tim Copeland likes recruiting in the south and believes he found a perfect fit for his program Thursday afternoon when Dexter seniors Shyann Jines and Jessica Lindsey signed to play college volleyball at the two-year school...
Dexter sweeps Bernie in SCAA middle school boys basketball championships (11/19/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The success continued for the Dexter middle school boys basketball program in the SCAA Tournament Tuesday night. The Bearcats secured repeat championships in the seventh and eighth grade divisions. Top-seeded Dexter beat second-seeded Bernie 40-24 in the seventh grade championship and top-seeded Dexter edged Bernie 38-31 in the eighth grade title game...
Dexter-Bernie middle school boys basketball SCAA title games set (11/18/14)
DEXTER, Mo. - The SCAA middle school boys basketball championships are set after semifinal action Monday night at the Bearcat Event Center. Dexter is set to take on Bernie in the seventh grade championship Tuesday at approximately 6:30 p.m. The Dexter-Bernie eighth grade title game follows at about 7:45 p.m...
Bernie claims Fisk Tournament titles in thrilling fashion (11/14/14)
Note: A photo gallery of the action is available at this link: View Photos Here Editor's Note: This story is also available in the Saturday print edition of Dexter Daily Statesman. FISK, Mo. - The Bernie Mules middle school boys basketball program collected a pair of championships Thursday night at the Fisk tournaments...
Dexter middle school girls end season with wins at Sikeston (11/14/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. - The Dexter middle school girls basketball program concluded its season on a high note with a pair of road victories at Sikeston Thursday night. The Dexter seventh grade finished with a record of 10-3 as it secured a 36-6 victory against Sikeston...
Bernie boys, Dexter girls middle school basketball scores (11/14/14)
8th grade boys final: Bernie 42, Qulin 37 7th grade boys final: Bernie 27, Neelyville 26 (Overtime) 8th Grade: Dexter 65, Sikeston 29 7th Grade: Dexter 36, Sikeston 6 Editor's Note: Look for complete stories later online and in the Saturday print edition of Dexter Daily Statesman...
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