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Saturday, July 4, 2015
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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...
2015 Standard Democrat Baseball Player of the Year: Blake Wolferding (06/26/15)
Wolferding shined in the heart of Sikeston's batting order leading them in nearly every offensive category
Football contact camp gets started at SEMO (06/26/15)
The three-day high school football contact camp got underway Thursday at the football practice field on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau.
Lane finishes 17th in long jump at USATF Championships (06/26/15)
EUGENE, Ore. -- Former Sikeston track athlete Cal Lane finished 17th in the long jump during the USATF Outdoor Track & Field Championships Thursday at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. Lane jumped 7.37 meters (24-2 1/4 feet) which was over four feet behind the event's winner...
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...
SEMO Pirates hand Squirrels 3-1 loss in first game of sweep (06/10/15)
Hunter Eftink led the SEMO Pirates with a complete game effort striking out seven and allowing one run on four hits in a 3-1 win over Charleston. The Pirates also won the second game 7-5
Charleston junior high announces sports awards (06/05/15)
FOOTBALL 7th Grade Arturo Biles Terridean Bogan Antonio Chappell Latraeveon Chappell James Durden Suave Fitzpatrick Shannon Henderson Dalton McClendon Lane Moody Deshain Rodgers Landyn Scott Jaquayvious Wiley Marcus Woodworth 8th Grade Q'Nairies Anderson...
NMCC, Portageville to meet in semis, other districts postponed (05/18/15)
The New Madrid County Central and Portageville baseball teams moved into the semifinals of the Class 3, District 1 tournament Monday in Malden. The No. 2 seeded Eagles (10-16) received a forfeit from No. 7 Hayti, who was short on players due to a senior trip. Portageville, the third seed, defeated No. 6 Twin Rivers 8-6...
2014-15 All-Standard Democrat basketball team (05/08/15)
The 2014-15 All-Standard Democrat basketball team was chosen by the Standard Democrat sports department and from the following schools: Chaffee, Charleston, Dexter, East Prairie, Kelly, New Madrid County Central, Oran, Portageville, Richland, Risco, Scott County Central, Sikeston...
PREP ROUNDUP: Scott Central rolls past Charleston, Sikeston finishes third at SEMO meet (05/08/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Combining for nine runs in the first two innings, Scott County Central rolled to an 11-4 win over Charleston on Friday. The Braves scored five runs in the top of the first inning and four in the second to go ahead 9-0. Charleston answered with two runs in the bottom of the second, but never recovered...
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. ...
TRC Raiders baseball team look to win with versatility (02/14/15)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The name of the game for the Raiders this season is versatility. Three Rivers coach Stacy Burkey has three left-handed pitchers projected as starters. As many as seven different Raiders can bat left-handed. There are six guys he could use as the designated hitter...
2015 All-Standard Democrat Baseball Team

This team is chosen by the Standard Democrat sports department with the help of stats and input from local coaches. Teams include: Chaffee, Charleston, Dexter, East Prairie, Kelly, NMCC, Oran, Portageville, Richland, Scott County Central and...

Football Contact Camp

Teams from across the area and St. Louis met on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University for the annual football contact camp this weekend for scrimmages at Houck Stadium.

Sikeston v. Riverbend (June 23)

Sikeston American legion Post 114 fell to the Riverbend Ducks 6-5 on Tuesday at VFW Stadium in Sikeston.

Rib City Shootout

Day two of the Rib City Shootout took place Friday with a total of 83 varsity, junior varsity and junior high basketball teams taking part in scrimmages in Dexter, Richland, Bloomfield and Bernie.

Rib City Shootout (June 18)

Thursday varsity basketball action at the Rib City Shootout at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter.

Otto Porter continuing impressive Summer League run (07/18/14)
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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