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Thursday, July 30, 2015
Sports Headlines
Four teams take part in Sikeston's 7-on-7 (07/25/15)
Former Sikeston football players give back to community (07/22/15)
Standard Democrat Male Athlete of the Year: Sikeston's Earnest Fobbs (07/04/15)
Sikeston's Earnest Fobbs takes a different course as a rare three-sport athlete. The junior plays football, basketball and is a jumper for the track team which he credits to keeping him in shape for his busy schedule.
Clutch hits elude Silver Sox, fall to Pirates 3-1 (07/01/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Timely hits were at a premium Tuesday as the Sikeston Silver Sox and SEMO Pirates stranded a combined 14 runners in the first game of a doubleheader at VFW Stadium. Backed by a complete game effort from starting pitcher Austin Hicks, the Pirates seized the lead in the fourth inning and held on for a 3-1 final...
Standard Democrat Female Athlete of the Year: Dexter's MaKayla Waldner (07/04/15)
No matter the sport, Dexter's MaKayla Waldner seems to excel. She's played nearly every sport her school has to offer, as well as ones they don't and one that's usually reserved for the boys.
Sikeston finishes strong, Waldner medals at state meet (05/31/15)
The Sikeston girls and Dexter's Makayla Waldner had a banner day during the finals of the Class 3 and 4 state track & field championships in Jefferson City Saturday.
Sikeston, Dexter athletes still in the running for Class 3 and 4 state track titles (05/30/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com JEFFERSON CITY -- Several local athletes are in the running for a state championship after the first day of the Class 3, 4 and 5 state track & field championships at Dwight T. Reed Stadium in Jefferson City. Dexter junior Makayla Waldner took the top qualifying time in the Class 3 preliminaries during the 300-meter hurdles with a 43.44. The next closest competitor was Ne-Shay Curtis from McCluer South-Berekely with a time of 45.01...
Sikeston track hopes to send coach away happy at state meet (05/28/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com With this weekend's state track and field meet comes the end of an era for the Sikeston Bulldogs. That's because longtime head coach Terry Flannigan will be stepping down from the program at the end of the season after seven years...
Sikeston qualifies for state track in seven events, Waldner goes in four (05/27/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com ST. LOUIS -- The Sikeston girls track team placed first in three relay events while Antravia Green took second in the 100-meter dash qualifying them and more for state following the Class 4 and Class 3 sectional meets Saturday at Lutheran South High School...
Ducks take first round game over Cyclones during Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state tournament (07/15/15)
The Riverbend Ducks opened the 2015 Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state tournament with a 5-2 win over the Jackson Cyclones Wednesday at Hillhouse Park in Charleston.
Squirrels season comes to a close at Midwest Regional Tournament (07/27/15)
A third straight trip to the World Series wasn't in the cards for the Charleston Fighting Squirrels. After going undefeated in pool play Charleston fell 4-2 to Hopkins, Minn., in Monday's semifinals.
Squirrels end pool play at Midwest Plains Regional with 3-0 record (07/26/15)
Charleston rolled to a 7-1 win over Buckley, Col., that secures a top spot in the bracket coming out of the American pool and a 10 a.m. date with Hopkins, Minn., in Monday's semifinals.
Offense explodes for Squirrels in pool play opener at regional (07/24/15)
The Charleston Squirrels scored eight runs the first two innings and picked up a pitching gem from Cameron Clark during its first game of pool play at the Midwest Plains Regional in Lyons, Kan.
Charleston Squirrels set to appear in ninth-straight regional (07/22/15)
The defending regional champs will open the Midwest Plains Regional against the host team Lyons, Kan., on Friday during pool play.
Charleston Squirrels power past Mineral Area 7-0 (07/16/15)
Closing out the opening night of the Missouri Senior Babe Ruth State Tournament the Squirrels got a stellar performance from starting pitcher Cameron Clark both on and off the mound to tame Mineral Area.
Sikeston native Corey Gipson finds perfect fit at Missouri State (07/10/15)
Gipson, the former Three Rivers standout and Sikeston native, has returned to the Show-Me state as an assistant coach at Missouri State University.
Naile, Still picked up in MLB Draft (06/11/15)
Charleston's James Naile and Sikeston's Doug Still were both selected during the 2015 MLB draft Wednesday. Naile was picked up by Oakland while Still was chosen by Atlanta for a second time
Naile, many other local athletes excelling at the college level (05/21/15)
Charleston native James Naile is just one of many local athletes attending college and excelling at the next stage this spring.
Redhawks visit Sikeston (04/30/15)
Rick Ray named new SEMO men's head coach (04/13/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Southeast Missouri State University athletic director Mark Alnutt introduced Rick Ray as the new head coach of the men's basketball team Monday during a press conference at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau. Ray, who spent the last three seasons as head coach at Mississippi State University, compiled an overall record of 37-60. ...
Sikeston's 7-on-7 football scrimmage

The Sikeston, East Prairie, Kennett and Perryville football teams took part in Sikeston's 7-on-7 on the practice field at Sikeston Public Stadium Friday morning in Sikeston.

Senior Babe Ruth State Tournament (Saturday, July 18)

Wayne County defeated Charleston 6-3 Saturday for the Missouri Senior Babe Ruth State Championship at Hillhouse Park in Charleston. Charleston defeated Potosi 9-7 earlier in the afternoon to come out of the loser's bracket and secure the second spot...

Senior Babe Ruth State Tournament (Friday, July 17)

Charleston fell 10-8 Friday afternoon at Wayne County i the winner's bracket final at the Missouri Senior Babe Ruth State Tournament at Hillhouse Park in Charleston. Riverbend fell to Potosi 10-6.

Riverbend v. Wayne County (July 16)

Riverbend fell to Wayne County 1-0 Thursday in the Missouri Senior Babe Ruth State Tournament at Hillhouse in Charleston.

Senior American Legion District 14 Tournament

The Sikeston Silver Sox defeated Cape Girardeau Ford and Sons Post 63 7-5 Thursday during the first round of the Senior American Legion District 14 Tournament at VFW Memorial Stadium in Sikeston.

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