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Stories from Friday, April 20, 2001

Lady Eagles rout Bravettes; Kelly shuts out Dongola, 6-0 (04/20/01)
Reeling Scott County Central proved to be no match for New Madrid County Central's softball team on Thursday, as the Lady Eagles cruised to an uncontested 15-0 victory in 2 1/2 innings. "We took care of business," said NMCC coach Steve Rogers. Abby Sexton picked up the win, allowing one hit and four walks with seven strikeouts...
Poplar Bluff netters beat winless Charleston, 8-1 (04/20/01)
The Charleston tennis team dropped to 0-7 on the season with an 8-1 loss to Poplar Bluff on Thursday. Michael Rodriguez was the only winner for the Bluejays, defeating Ryan Clark 8-6. "They're probably the second best team we played behind Cape Central," said Charleston head coach Mitch Baker. "I'm impressed with their team. They're real solid up and down the lineup. Their foreign exchange student (Jitse DeHaan) from Holland was really impressive."...
Sikeston 5-6 grade soccer teams compete in Gateway tournament (04/20/01)
Six soccer games were crammed into a wonderful weekend soccer tournament the weekend of March 30. The Sikeston Fifth and Sixth grade indoor soccer teams, coached by Buzz Ferrell, traveled to the First Annual Gateway Strikers Soccer Tournament. Amongst the teams competing was nationally known Wolfpack. The Wolfpack team is the U12 AAU national champion...
SHS golfers down Malden; NMCC takes fourth in quad (04/20/01)
Sikeston's golf team defeated Malden on Thursday, 166-175. Senior Brandon Couch was the low medalist, firing a three-over-par 39. "Brandon said he started weak on the first two holes at three over," explained Sikeston coach Rick Oetting. "He then focused on the remainder of the game and pared the remaining holes. That was a tremendous feat when you take into account the 25 to 30 mile an hour winds."...
NMCC rally comes up short (04/20/01)
The Kennett Indians scored two runs in the top of the fifth and held off a late rally to defeat the New Madrid County Central Eagles 4-3 on Thursday. NMCC (6-4) had runners on second and third with nobody out in the bottom of the seventh but couldn't plate a run...