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Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016
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Sikeston erases early troubles, takes down Fredericktown 5-1 (08/23/16)
SIKESTON -- For 28 minutes Sikeston was trailing a team that, frankly, they're not used to trailing. That deficit caused a small panic within a fresh team eager to get its new season started while searching to rectify its early disadvantage. Sikeston's troubles eventually subsided and turned into a 5-1 win over Fredericktown after a nerve-settling goal by its returning top scorer and a shot not usually taken by a first-time sophomore...
Sikeston softball team takes first at Perryville tournament (08/20/16)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. -- The Sikeston softball team got its season off to a rousing start taking first place in the Perryville tournament on Saturday with three wins. The Bulldogs (3-0) took down Perryville 8-5 in the championship game behind a double, triple and two RBIs from Tyeshia Mitchell. Ashton Drake added two hits, including a triple and two RBIs, and Cami Bard had two hits and RBI...
Sikeston continues winning streak over Charleston (08/20/16)
Friday's win marked Sikeston's 17th victory in the last 20 meetings with Charleston. Sikeston leads the all-time series 93-34-4.
2016 Volleyball Preview Capsules (08/18/16)
Sikeston Bulldogs Head coach: Steve Beydler, 17th season (214 wins) 2015 record: 14-20-1 District: Class 4, District 1 Conference: SEMO Playoff finish: Lost in two sets to Hillsboro in first round of districts Notes: The Bulldogs will have a mix of youth and experience with five returners who saw plenty of varsity time last season. ...
2016 Football Preview: Sikeston Bulldogs (08/17/16)
Head coach: Kent Gibbs, 10th season (69-35) 2015 record: 7-4 District: Class 4, District 1 Conference: SEMO North (Cape Central, Farmington, Jackson, Poplar Bluff) Playoff finish: Lost 41-12 to Cape Central in second round of districts Returning starters on offense: 6...
Dexter struggles on the road against Ste. Genevieve (08/20/16)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. -- The Dexter Bearcats had a rough beginning to the Kevin Goltra era Friday night, falling on the road to Ste. Genevieve 35-6. Goltra, in his first game as head coach of the Bearcats, watched as his new power running attack struggled to gain yards against the stout Dragon defense. Dexter managed just four first downs and 79 total yards in the game, scoring their only touchdown in the third quarter on a Payton Tinnin 13-yard run...
2016 Volleyball Preview Capsules (08/18/16)
Sikeston Bulldogs Head coach: Steve Beydler, 17th season (214 wins) 2015 record: 14-20-1 District: Class 4, District 1 Conference: SEMO Playoff finish: Lost in two sets to Hillsboro in first round of districts Notes: The Bulldogs will have a mix of youth and experience with five returners who saw plenty of varsity time last season. ...
2016 Football Preview: Dexter Bearcats (08/17/16)
Head coach: Kevin Goltra, 1st season 2015 record: 3-7 District: Class 3, District 1 Conference: SEMO South (Caruthersville, Kennett, NMCC) Playoff finish: Lost 49-33 to Park Hills Central in first round of districts Returning starters on offense: 5 Returning starters on defense: 5...
Jackson eliminates Dexter from SEMO Conference Tournament (12/09/15)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Second-seeded Jackson rebounded from its first round loss on Tuesday with a 60-38 win over No. 9 Dexter during the SEMO Conference Tournament at the Sikeston Field House. Jacob Smith led the Indians (1-2) with 20 points while Garrett Walker added 11...
Notre Dame gets past Dexter in play-in game of SEMO Conference tournament (12/07/15)
Notre Dame (2-1) moves on to play top-seeded Sikeston Tuesday at 7 p.m. The winner of that game moves into the tournament semifinals.
New-look Malden dominates NMCC (08/20/16)
"We were three-dimensional tonight. These aren't new positions for these guys, it's just that they haven't started in them, they haven't been in the spotlight yet."
2016 Volleyball Preview Capsules (08/18/16)
Sikeston Bulldogs Head coach: Steve Beydler, 17th season (214 wins) 2015 record: 14-20-1 District: Class 4, District 1 Conference: SEMO Playoff finish: Lost in two sets to Hillsboro in first round of districts Notes: The Bulldogs will have a mix of youth and experience with five returners who saw plenty of varsity time last season. ...
2016 Football Preview: New Madrid County Central Eagles (08/17/16)
Head coach: Tyler Fullhart, 1st season 
2015 record: 1-9 District: Class 3, District 1 Conference: SEMO South (Caruthersville, Dexter, Kennett) Playoff finish: Lost 49-6 to Ste. Genevieve in first round of districts Returning starters on offense: 3...
Sikeston continues winning streak over Charleston (08/20/16)
Friday's win marked Sikeston's 17th victory in the last 20 meetings with Charleston. Sikeston leads the all-time series 93-34-4.
2016 Volleyball Preview Capsules (08/18/16)
Sikeston Bulldogs Head coach: Steve Beydler, 17th season (214 wins) 2015 record: 14-20-1 District: Class 4, District 1 Conference: SEMO Playoff finish: Lost in two sets to Hillsboro in first round of districts Notes: The Bulldogs will have a mix of youth and experience with five returners who saw plenty of varsity time last season. ...
2016 Football Preview: Charleston Bluejays (08/17/16)
Head coach: Brett Blackman, 7th season (19-44) 2015 record: 0-10 District: Class 2, District 1 Conference: SEMO East (East Prairie, Kelly, Malden) Playoff finish: Lost 63-0 to Malden in first round of districts Returning starters on offense: 10 Returning starters on defense: 11...
Sikeston routs Charleston 76-40 for fifth SEMO Conference Tournament title (12/12/15)
"It's been a while. It feels great to go out there and play hard and win a championship for our town. We just wanted to bring it back home."
Sharp scores 26, No. 3 Charleston moves on to SEMO Conference championship (12/11/15)
Led by senior Dontarius Sharp's game-high 26 points, the third-seed downed No. 7 Kennett 71-57 Thursday night in the tournament semifinals.
Fredericktown at Sikeston soccer

The Sikeston Bulldogs soccer team defeated Fredericktown 5-1 Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at the Sikeston Sports Complex.

Sikeston at Charleston football

The Sikeston Bulldogs defeated the Charleston Bluejays 52-0 Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, at Charleston High School.

Caruthersville at Portageville football

The Caruthersville Tigers defeated the Portageville Bulldogs 54-7 Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, at Portageville High School.

Kelly at East Prairie football

The East Prairie Eagles defeated the Kelly Hawks 59-0 at East Prairie High School Friday, Aug. 19, 2016.

2016 Football Jamborees at Dexter and Malden

A total of seven teams competed between football jamborees at both Dexter and Malden High Schools Friday, Aug. 12, 2016. The regular season for high school football begins Aug. 19.

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