SIKESTON -- The Bulldog golf team lost a close match Monday night against Cape Central, 173-175.
"I was a little let down by our team effort today," said Sikeston coach Rick Oetting. "I have watched them improve over the past week and expected them to win our opening home match. What I saw were a few course management mistakes that could have easily turned this into a victory."
The medalist position was a tie between Bill Green of Sikeston and Jack Connell of Cape Central, both with a 39. Other scorers for the varsity were Dakota Trevino 41, De Bizzell 47 and Clayton Mayfield 48.
The junior varsity won 150 to 160. Medalist for the J.V. was Sikeston's Austin Littleton with a 47. The Bulldogs host Notre Dame Wednesday at the Sikeston Country Club.
The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs soccer team defeated the Kennett Lady Indians on the road Monday afternoon, 10-0.
Girls soccer at Kennett is in its first year and the growing pains have started early. Sikeston pressured the Lady Indians with 26 shots on goal and limited Kennett to only eight shots total.
Back after missing a handful of games due to a knee injury, sophomore Abbi Keefer exploded for four goals and had three assists to pace Sikeston.
Jordi Ferrell continued her hot play of late and had three goals and four assists against the Lady Indians. Freshman Emily Eaves had a goal and three assists for Sikeston. Megan Underhill and Kelsey Lawrence had a goal apiece for the Lady Bulldogs.
Amber Minner recorded the shutout for Sikeston, who led 4-0 at the half.
Sikeston (5-2) hosts Fredericktown today at 5 p.m. The junior varsity match will begin immediately after the varsity contest.
The New Madrid County Lady Eagles softball team fell on the road to the Kennett Indians Monday afternoon, 10-0.
Paige Palmer and Jessica Ruedrich recorded the only two hits for NMCC. Brittney Masterson picked up the loss as she went all six innings, walked six and struck out three.
NMCC (3-3) hosts Charleston today at 4 p.m.
The Oran Eagles baseball team clubbed Oak Ridge on Monday and picked up a 22-3 road win.
Chris Asmus hit a grand slam home run and Caleb Seyer hit a three-run homer to pace the Eagles. At the plate, Seyer went 3-for-3 while Asmus was 2-3. Steven Dooley went 2-2 for Oran.
Tyler Beardslee, Chase Seyer, Alex Chasteen and Cody Dirnberger all contributed two RBIs for Oran. Jayden Pobst picked up the win on the mound.
Oran (6-0) travels to Scott City today at 4 p.m.
Oran 22, Oak Ridge 3
WP - Jayden Pobst. LP - Sachs. HR - Oran: Caleb Seyer, Chris Asmus. 2B - Oran: Seyer, Steven Dooley, Jake Carter. Multiple hitters - Oran: Seyer 3-3, Dooley 2-2, Asmus 2-3, Cody Dirnberger 2-3. Records - Oran (6-0)
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. -- The Sikeston Bulldog track and field team had a strong day at the 16-team Murphysboro Invitational on Saturday before it was rained out.
Sikeston coach Jerry Dement said about a third of the meet was completed before a rainstorm forced officials to cancel the rest of the meet.
"We had a pretty good day against some really good competition," said Dement. "We're starting to come around a little bit. I think Tommie Strong has had a really good year so far. He's kind of coming into his own. Our relays continue to be competitive. I've been really pleased with our horizontal jumps so far. We've got three or four really good jumpers."
Sikeston's Mark Williamson finished second in the long jump (21-4) while teammate Dominic Fondon took third at 21-2.
In the triple jump, Demetrius Jackson took second with a leap of 43-4 while Fondon took third at 43-2.
Sikeston captured third in the 4 x 100 meter relay with a time of 44.3. The team was comprised of Dominique McCray, Tommie Strong, Eli Jackson and Brandon Washington.
Strong also took third in the 100 meter dash with a time of 10.92.
A.J. Vanover finished sixth in the discus with a toss of 122 feet.
On the girls side, Sikeston's 4 x 100 meter relay team of Lashawna Turner, Mykesha Jackson, Michel'le Flye and Chasman Herrion took third with a time of 49.00.
Herrion took third in the 100 meter dash with a time of 12.5. Jackson took fifth in the long jump at 15-6 1/2.
Sikeston will compete at Poplar Bluff today at 4 p.m. in a dual meet.