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Stories from Saturday, January 26, 2013

Homecoming celebration (01/26/13)
Trenice Greer reacts after being announced as the 2013 Winter Homecoming queen at Sikeston High School on Friday night. Her escort is Jairius Ray.
Sikeston sees increase in assaults with weapons (01/26/13)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston saw a jump in the number of aggravated assaults last year while other crimes stayed about the same. Uniform Crime Report statistics are submitted to the state by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety on a monthly basis. State officials then forward those to the Federal Bureau of Investigation on an annual basis...
Having a ball at inauguration (01/26/13)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- They had to wake up at 4 a.m., hike two miles to get there and stand in the bitter cold for several hours, but a group of Sikeston students said it was all worth it to witness the 57th Presidential Inauguration...
Anchor away, now it's back (01/26/13)
Running wild (01/26/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston head basketball coach Gregg Holifield is never satisfied. Despite having just one loss this season, he continually is trying to work out any kinks the team may have with an end-game of reaching its peak level of performance by district tournament time in late February...
Jimerson scores 41 as NMCC downs Portageville (01/26/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- With his team facing an early deficit, Willie Jimerson hit one shot that completely turned the game on its end. Jimerson drained a halfcourt shot with a Portageville defender draped over him to close out the first quarter sending, not only, the NMCC fans into a frenzy but it also sent the message that NMCC's most valuable player was not to be denied...
Cold shooting Oran comes up short against Leopold 48-46 (01/26/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Though filled with plenty of suspense, Oran's highly anticipated matchup with Leopold Friday didn't turn out quite how the Eagles had hoped. With a chance to back Leopold in a corner in the final seconds with a pair of free throws, Oran saw the first half of a one-and-one fall short...
Chaffee gets rare win over SCC 64-47 (01/26/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- For the first time in 12 years the Chaffee Red Devils defeated the Scott County Central Braves. Chaffee, who hadn't beaten the Braves since Dec. 29, 2000 in a 64-60 Red Devil victory, finally downed the perennial power 64-47 Friday at Chaffee High School...
We want to get in The Last Word (01/26/13)
We see every game and hear about all the latest moves. And, believe it or not, we have opinions too. On Tuesday the Standard Democrat sports department will unveil their first ever web show devoted to southeast Missouri sports. Myself and former sports editor David Jenkins will give ourselves a chance to wallow within our egos to discuss games, teams, players, coaches and whatever else may be on our minds at the moment in a show we are calling "The Last Word."...