Hoops are back for a while. Football is officially over in the area and the round ball is bouncing in gymnasiums all over southeast Missouri.
To get things started off right, the New Madrid County Central Eagles hosted four out-of-state teams and three other in-state squads last weekend in the Riverbend Classic. Action was impressive across the board, but none more than the visiting Dallas Lincoln Tigers, who came into the area boasting a Top 40 spot in the nation and two highly touted juniors.
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