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Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
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Sikeston set to host Farmington in rematch (10/23/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Of the Sikeston Bulldogs' five wins this year, four were in convincing fashion. But the one that wasn't was a 14-13 down-to-the-wire thriller at Farmington in Week 5. Farmington felt like it let one slip away...
Bulldogs take down Saxony 4-1 to end regular season (10/23/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- In their final tuneup before the postseason the Sikeston Bulldogs continued their recent hot streak picking up their fourth-straight win over visiting Saxony Lutheran Monday afternoon. Celebrating senior night, Sikeston got the go-ahead goal from senior Layton Jones midway through the first and never looked back, rolling to a 4-1 final...
Shepherd named Sikeston's first all-region member (10/23/14)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston's Maggie Shepherd became the first Lady Bulldog softball player to make the Class 3 first team all-region squad. The third baseman finished her season with a .522 batting average, four home runs, 34 RBI and an on-base percentage of .587. She also had a slugging percentage of .900...
Sikeston eighth grade football team finishes undefeated season (10/21/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston eighth grade football team finished its season with an undefeated 6-0 record after a 46-21 win over visiting Jackson Monday. Sikeston's Elijah Faulkner got the night started with a 47-yard touchdown run on their first offensive snap. Kevin Jones added a 31-yard run to make it 12-0 and quarterback Nate Self threw an 11-yard scoring pass to Aaron Allen in the second quarter for an 18-0 lead...
Sikeston takes down Mules 2-1 after penalty kicks (10/20/14)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston Bulldogs played spoiler Monday night. On Poplar Bluff's Senior Night and in front of a large crowd at Whiteley Park, the Bulldogs came from behind to tie the game in the second half. After two scoreless overtime periods, Sikeston won on penalty kicks 4-2 to defeat the Mules 2-1...
Prep Football Glance -- District Round 1 (10/23/14)
Chaffee at Valle Catholic Records: Chaffee 0-8; Valle Catholic 9-0 Series History: Valle Catholic leads 21-0 Last Meeting: 2011, Valle Catholic won 48-13 Last Week: Chaffee lost to Kelly 48-18; Valle Catholic defeated St. Pius X 47-9 Outlook: Chaffee is seeking history as they have never beaten Valle Catholic in 21 tries. ...
PREP ROUNDUP: Dexter volleyball team advances to district final (10/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- The Dexter volleyball team advanced to the finals of the Class 3, District 1 tournament with a 25-18, 25-13 win over Fredericktown Monday at Dexter High School. Jessica Lindsey and Krysten Garrison led with five kills while Shyann Jines added four. Garrison also had nine assists...
Malden rolls Dexter 76-8 (10/18/14)
MALDEN -- The Dexter Bearcats came up short in its bid to become the first football team to beat the Malden Green Wave in the 2014 season. Malden recorded 28 points in each of the first two quarters as it built a 56-0 lead by halftime on its way to a 76-8 victory against Dexter...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 9 (10/16/14)
Kelly at Chaffee Records: Kelly 3-5; Chaffee 0-7 Series History: First meeting Last Week: Kelly lost to Portageville 48-7; Chaffee lost to Jefferson 19-0 Outlook: After a two-game winning streak, Kelly has been outscored 108-25 in their last two games, both losses. ...
State-ranked Rebels too much for Dexter (10/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- Facing their first of two-straight undefeated teams to end the regular season, the Dexter Bearcats got off to a rocky start against Park Hills Central Friday night and never recovered. Special teams breakdowns led to a short field on several Rebel first half scoring drives with the Bearcats spotting Park Hills 21 points before ultimately falling 46-21...
Prep Football Glance -- District Round 1 (10/23/14)
Chaffee at Valle Catholic Records: Chaffee 0-8; Valle Catholic 9-0 Series History: Valle Catholic leads 21-0 Last Meeting: 2011, Valle Catholic won 48-13 Last Week: Chaffee lost to Kelly 48-18; Valle Catholic defeated St. Pius X 47-9 Outlook: Chaffee is seeking history as they have never beaten Valle Catholic in 21 tries. ...
Portageville claims second-straight title with win over NMCC (10/22/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- The Portageville Lady Bulldogs were fortunate to have played its semifinal match first. Top-seeded Portageville took care of South Pemiscot in two sets during the first match of the Class 2, District 1 semifinal round Tuesday and then took it easy on the sidelines...
PREP ROUNDUP: Dexter volleyball team advances to district final (10/20/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- The Dexter volleyball team advanced to the finals of the Class 3, District 1 tournament with a 25-18, 25-13 win over Fredericktown Monday at Dexter High School. Jessica Lindsey and Krysten Garrison led with five kills while Shyann Jines added four. Garrison also had nine assists...
Second half surge lifts NMCC to win (10/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- One of the most familiar sights J.C. Dryden has had the past four years was seeing his father call out plays on the sideline on Friday nights or during practice in between. The senior has had to go without that comfort more than he'd like to recently...
Sikeston takes back SEMO Conference tournament crown (10/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com KENNETT -- The Sikeston volleyball team took back their SEMO Conference tournament crown Thursday after a straight-set win over Kennett 25-22, 25-22. This is Sikeston's sixth tournament championship in the last seven years after a hiatus from last year's championship...
Prep Football Glance -- District Round 1 (10/23/14)
Chaffee at Valle Catholic Records: Chaffee 0-8; Valle Catholic 9-0 Series History: Valle Catholic leads 21-0 Last Meeting: 2011, Valle Catholic won 48-13 Last Week: Chaffee lost to Kelly 48-18; Valle Catholic defeated St. Pius X 47-9 Outlook: Chaffee is seeking history as they have never beaten Valle Catholic in 21 tries. ...
Sikeston takes back SEMO Conference tournament crown (10/17/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com KENNETT -- The Sikeston volleyball team took back their SEMO Conference tournament crown Thursday after a straight-set win over Kennett 25-22, 25-22. This is Sikeston's sixth tournament championship in the last seven years after a hiatus from last year's championship...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 9 (10/16/14)
Kelly at Chaffee Records: Kelly 3-5; Chaffee 0-7 Series History: First meeting Last Week: Kelly lost to Portageville 48-7; Chaffee lost to Jefferson 19-0 Outlook: After a two-game winning streak, Kelly has been outscored 108-25 in their last two games, both losses. ...
PREP ROUNDUP: East Prairie blasts Jays; Portageville bests Kelly (10/11/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- The East Prairie Eagles earned just their seventh win in 76 attempts against Mississippi County rival Charleston by virtue of a 70-6 road win Friday night. East Prairie led 14-6 after a quarter and then blew the game open with 24 unanswered points in the second quarter to take a 38-6 halftime lead. The Eagles added 16 points in both the third and fourth quarters to win going away...
Prep Football Glance -- Week 8 (10/09/14)
Jefferson at Chaffee Records: Chaffee 0-6; Jefferson 3-4 Series History: Chaffee leads 2-0 Last Meeting: 2013, Chaffee won 56-22 Last Week: Chaffee lost to Malden 68-6; Jefferson defeated Grandview 34-7 Outlook: Chaffee's offense continues to struggle, scoring only 32 points in six games so far this season. ...
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...
Ruffin transfers to Three Rivers College (06/18/14)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- One of Sikeston's winningest all-time guards will be playing closer to home this fall. Former Sikeston Bulldog Vashawn Ruffin has transferred to Three Rivers College in Poplar Bluff following his freshman year at Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville, Ill...
SEMO's Road Trip to Sikeston (04/25/14)
SEMO football players get first look at new coaching regime (03/26/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Following the Southeast Missouri State football team's first spring practice on Tuesday, first-year coach Tom Matukewicz asked his players, who were huddled around him on the field at the Rosengarten Athletic Complex, "Was that a little fun?"...
Class 2, District 1 volleyball: Portageville v. NMCC

The Portageville Lady Bulldogs defeated New Madrid County Central 25-13, 25-20 to claim its second-straight district championship Tuesday at Portageville High School.

Class 4, District 1 Tournament: Sikeston v. Poplar Bluff (October 20)

Sixth-seeded Sikeston fell to Poplar Bluff 25-11, 25-21 in the opening round of the Class 4, District 1 Tournament.

Class 2 softball quarterfinal: Portageville v. Bowling Green

The Portageville Lady Bulldogs defeated Bowling Green 1-0 Saturday in Portageville during a Class 2 quarterfinal. The win sends Portageville to the state semifinals at the Killian Softball Complex in Springfield.

East Prairie v. Kennett (October 17)

East Prairie fell to visiting Kennett 56-20 Friday at East Prairie High School.

NMCC v. Portageville football

NMCC defeated Portageville 48-20 on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at Portageville High School.

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...
Porter scoreless against Clippers (12/16/13)
WASHINGTON -- One game after scoring his first NBA career points, Washington Wizards forward Otto Porter couldn't find the bottom of the net against the Los Angeles Clippers Saturday night at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. Porter played 10:30 and went 0 for 2 from the field. He also had two rebounds in the Wizards' 113-97 loss...
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