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PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston baseball falls on the road to Marion, Ill. (04/25/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com MARION, Ill. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs allowed five runs in the bottom of the third inning and couldn't recover on the road Friday against Marion, Ill., losing 7-3. Both teams had six hits and two errors. Blake Wolferding led Sikeston (7-6) with two hits. Luke Williams added a run-scoring double...
Late boost assures Sikeston win over East Prairie 7-2 (04/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Adding five insurance runs in their final trip to the plate, the Sikeston Bulldogs took down East Prairie 7-2 Thursday to push themselves two games above .500 on the season. "We can't wait until the sixth inning to get the bats going," Sikeston head coach Alan Scheeter said. "Fortunately our pitching and defense kept us in it. We got the two runs we needed in the third and our pitching kept us in it. We have to find a way to score more runs."...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston golf takes first at Dalhousie, Lady Bulldogs shutout 5-0 (04/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston boys golf team took first place in a three-team match at the Dalhousie Golf Club in Cape Girardeau Thursday. The Bulldogs posted a team score of 174 squeak past Advance, who finished with a 178. Saxony Lutheran took third place with a 202...
Sikeston tennis drops home match to Marion, Ill., 6-3 (04/23/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A win from top-seed Layton Jones couldn't help the Sikeston Bulldogs overcome Marion, Ill., Wednesday as the Bulldogs fell 3-7. Jones took down Tommy Wilson 8-6 and teamed up with Brett Johnson in doubles competition to claim another win...
Weather halts Sikeston-Charleston Pink Out in fifth inning (04/21/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- With storm fronts moving in just over an hour apart, Charleston and Sikeston came a half-inning short in their bid to get in the required five innings Tuesday afternoon at Hillhouse Park in Charleston. Sikeston took a 3-0 lead into the top of the fifth where a sudden downpour caused a stoppage in play, leaving the two squads to pick back up at a later date...
Dexter hands NMCC fifth straight loss (04/17/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- A late New Madrid County Central rally couldn't overcome early defensive mistakes by the Eagles Thursday as they took on Dexter. After spotting the Bearcats five runs in the first two innings, NMCC brought the tying hitter to the plate in each of the last two innings before falling 8-4...
Sikeston golf finishes third in home match, Notre Dame takes first (04/14/15)
SIKESTON -- The Notre Dame golf team finished first and had the top individual performer Tuesday during the 4-team match at Fox Haven Country Club in Sikeston. Notre Dame topped the others with a combined score of 154. Jackson took second with 164 followed by Sikeston (175) and Dexter (184)...
Rain suspends Sikeston baseball game against Dexter (04/13/15)
SIKESTON -- Monday's SEMO Conference baseball game between Sikeston and Dexter was cut short due to rain. Sikeston held an 8-0 lead in the bottom of the third inning when play was suspended. The game will resume from its starting point on April 27. Dexter starter Austin Aldridge was tagged for one run in the first inning, two in the second and five more in the third. Sikeston had runners on second and third with batter Luke Williams at the plate when the decision to stop the game was made...
Dexter finishes seventh, Sikeston 11th at Poplar Bluff Invitational (04/13/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- The Dexter golf team took seventh place while Sikeston finished 11th at the Poplar Bluff Invitational at Westwood Hills Country Club Monday. Conditions were poor with wind and rain ravaging the par-71 course...
Dexter pulls off comeback win over Scott City in extra innings (04/09/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- After getting one-hit in a 12-0 loss to Notre Dame on Wednesday the Dexter Bearcats came into Thursday's game against Scott City looking for some signs of life on offense. What they got was a brilliant performance by the bottom four in their order, who combined for six hits, including three home runs, and nine RBI in an 11-10 extra-inning win...
East Prairie boys, Hayti girls win annual Hinshaw Invitational (04/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- For the second time in its five-year existence, the East Prairie boys track team won its prized home meet. The Eagles racked up 157.5 points to take top honors during the 5th Annual Eva G. Hinshaw Memorial Thursday at East Prairie High School. Kelly came in second with 101 points while Charleston finished third with 88 during the 11-team meet...
Jimerson signs with State Fair Community College (04/23/15)
Willie Jimerson wasn't afraid to admit he messed up. But that's not to say the New Madrid County Central senior isn't excited about where he'll be next fall.
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston soccer falls 1-0, NMCC downed by Cape Central (04/21/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston girls soccer team dropped a 1-0 match to Cape Central on the road Tuesday at Cape Central High School. The game was halted with nine minutes to go in the second half due to rain after rain pushed back the start time...
Dexter hands NMCC fifth straight loss (04/17/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- A late New Madrid County Central rally couldn't overcome early defensive mistakes by the Eagles Thursday as they took on Dexter. After spotting the Bearcats five runs in the first two innings, NMCC brought the tying hitter to the plate in each of the last two innings before falling 8-4...
Dexter finishes seventh, Sikeston 11th at Poplar Bluff Invitational (04/13/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- The Dexter golf team took seventh place while Sikeston finished 11th at the Poplar Bluff Invitational at Westwood Hills Country Club Monday. Conditions were poor with wind and rain ravaging the par-71 course...
East Prairie boys, Hayti girls win annual Hinshaw Invitational (04/24/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- For the second time in its five-year existence, the East Prairie boys track team won its prized home meet. The Eagles racked up 157.5 points to take top honors during the 5th Annual Eva G. Hinshaw Memorial Thursday at East Prairie High School. Kelly came in second with 101 points while Charleston finished third with 88 during the 11-team meet...
Weather halts Sikeston-Charleston Pink Out in fifth inning (04/21/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- With storm fronts moving in just over an hour apart, Charleston and Sikeston came a half-inning short in their bid to get in the required five innings Tuesday afternoon at Hillhouse Park in Charleston. Sikeston took a 3-0 lead into the top of the fifth where a sudden downpour caused a stoppage in play, leaving the two squads to pick back up at a later date...
Bogan makes it official, signs with Jacksonville State University (04/16/15)
Following a win over Malden on Feb. 10, Charleston senior Delfincko Bogan let everyone know what his college intentions were. On Thursday, he made it official by signing with Jacksonville State University.
Changes ahead for SEMO Conference football divisions (04/03/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com With the addition of a new football team, the SEMO Conference divisions will have a different look in the future. Kelly High School was voted in as the newest member of the now 17-team SEMO Conference forcing conference officials to realign into four divisions...
Jimerson leads NMCC past Charleston in epic double overtime sectional win (03/07/15)
The NMCC senior scored 53 points, including a pair of free throws with no time on the clock to send Friday's state sectional to a second overtime. The Eagles won 105-92.
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...
Jones sparks another Southeast Missouri State basketball win (02/13/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Southeast Missouri State sophomore guard Antonius Cleveland's answer to whether he and his teammates had finally played their best game of the season Thursday night was succinct. "Of course," Cleveland said as broad grins stretched across his and his teammates' faces...
First SEMO football practice ends with highlight (08/02/14)
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 (07/18/14)
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...
Kelly v. Caruthersville (April 24)

Kelly defeated Caruthersville 11-10 on a walk off single by Kyle Fitzgerald Friday at Kelly High School.

Sikeston v. Charleston (April 21)

Sikeston led Charleston 3-0 before rain forced the game to be called in the fifth inning Tuesday at Hillhouse Park in Charleston. The game will pick up at the start of the fifth at a later date.

Track: Sikeston Twilight Relays

The Sikeston Twilight Relays were held Friday, April 17, 2015, at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium.

Scott County Central v. Oran baseball

The Oran baseball team defeated visiting Scott County Central 10-0 in five innings Thursday at Oran High School.

Sikeston v. Harrisburg (April 15)

Sikeston defeated Harrisburg, Ill. 8-0 on Wednesday at the Sikeston Sports Complex.

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...
The Last Word

In this weeks installment of "The Last Word", Chris interviews NMCC Guard Willie Jimerson about signing his National...

Posted by Sikeston Standard Democrat on Thursday, April 23, 2015
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