Hawkins, Stevens claim SEMO Conference wrestling titles
firstname.lastname@example.org SIKESTON -- Courtney Hawkins wasn't expected to finish or even compete in the 138-pound title match. But entering the...
Scott Central takes home another Scott-Mississippi Conference title
email@example.com ORAN -- For the last decade the Scott County Central Braves have dominated the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament...
NMCC scorches Dexter from outside 83-68
NEW MADRID -- New Madrid County Central Eagles coach Travis Day encouraged his shooters to take any open looks they got early against the Dexter...
Sikeston sending nine wrestlers into final bracket of SEMO Conference tournament
firstname.lastname@example.org SIKESTON -- The Sikeston wrestling team is about where they expected to be after pool play of the SEMO Conference...
Sikeston rolls through Kennett 88-40
email@example.com SIKESTON -- The questions that surround Sikeston head coach Gregg Holifield about his basketball team this season have...
PREP ROUNDUP: Richland upends Leopold, Bravettes take down Scott City
LEOPOLD -- The Richland Rebels varsity boys basketball program outscored Leopold in every quarter on its way to a 67-33 road win Thursday. Skyler Harper paced Richland with 23 points. Marcus Gryson added 19 points, Josh Thornton contributed 13 points and Marcus Grayson calculated 10 points for the Rebels...
PREP ROUNDUP: NMCC gets by Royals, Dexter pulls off comeback
firstname.lastname@example.org BROSELEY -- Led by Willie Jimerson's 25 points, the New Madrid County Central Eagles took down host Twin Rivers 71-55. With just a one-point edge going into the second quarter the Eagles went on to outscore the Royals 24-14 in the final eight minutes of the half. NMCC extended its lead to 15 entering the fourth before holding on for the win...
Scott Central makes the most of star Bluejay's departure
email@example.com SIKESTON -- He's the scorer, the ball handler or anything Charleston needs him to be. Simply put, Delfincko Bogan is a presence. So when he fouled out with 3:58 left in the fourth quarter leaving the Bluejays with a manageable 58-48 lead, Scott County Central made the most of a Bogan-less Charleston...
Frazier leads Charleston to Scott-Miss. Conference tourney title
BENTON -- It's often said small things make a difference in a ball game. That might be true, but a small person also can determine an outcome. For proof, look no further than Charleston's Sierra Frazier, a slender 5-foot senior who is routinely dwarfed on the basketball court...
Charleston beats Kelly at the line, moves on to conference title game
BENTON -- Charleston and Kelly combined for 63 fouls in a girls basketball game that was decided at the free-throw line. Neither team was impressive, but the Bluejays shot 66 percent (33 of 50) from the charity stripe, compared to the Hawks' 51 percent (20 of 39) shooting...
First SEMO football practice ends with highlight
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A near-perfect morning with temperatures hovering in the high 70's ended with a perfect throw from quarterback Kyle Snyder to receiver Paul McRoberts on Friday on the lower field at the Rosengarten Athletic Complex. Cornerback Reggie Jennings was given the coverage challenge on the talented 6-foot-3 junior as teammates took sides, with those wearing red (offense) and white (defense) jerseys rooting for their players...
Caruthersville recruit Monroe not attending SEMO
Caruthersville graduate Darrell Monroe, who signed a National Letter of Intent to play football at Southeast Missouri State on February 5, never joined the Redhawks as planned. First-year Southeast football coach Tom Matukewicz said it's been "a process," but the freshman running back was academically an NCAA non-qualifier and will instead play football at the junior college level at Arizona Western College in Yuma, Arizona...
Ruffin transfers to Three Rivers College
firstname.lastname@example.org POPLAR BLUFF -- One of Sikeston's winningest all-time guards will be playing closer to home this fall. Former Sikeston Bulldog Vashawn Ruffin has transferred to Three Rivers College in Poplar Bluff following his freshman year at Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville, Ill...
SEMO football players get first look at new coaching regime
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Following the Southeast Missouri State football team's first spring practice on Tuesday, first-year coach Tom Matukewicz asked his players, who were huddled around him on the field at the Rosengarten Athletic Complex, "Was that a little fun?"...
East Prairie v. Kelly (January 20)
Fifth-seeded Kelly defeated fourth-seeded East Prairie 70-66 Tuesday night in the opening round of the Scott Mississippi Conference Tournament at Oran High School.
Otto Porter continuing impressive Summer League run
Otto Porter continues to shine during the NBA Summer League. The 6-8 forward scored 14 points and had six rebounds in the Washington Wizards' 78-67 win over the Miami Heat Thursday night in Las Vegas. Porter, the former Scott County Central star and 2013's No. 3 overall NBA draft pick, is averaging 17 points and six rebounds in four games. The Wizards are undefeated so far in Summer League play...
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