Sports Sports headlines from the newspaper in Cape Girardeau, Missouri en-us Cape Central boys basketball pulls off upset, knocks off unbeaten Sikeston It's the kind of thing you come to expect in a good rivalry — the unexpected. On a night when the raucous energy inside the gymnasium at Cape Central High School was matched by only that of the home... Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:23:43 -0600 Poplar Bluff boys basketball surges past Notre Dame Junior Willie Lucas notched a double-double with a game-high 27 points and 10 rebounds while freshman Marcedus Leech contributed 26 points, eight rebounds and six steals, leading the Mules to a 74-59... Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:23:36 -0600 Southeast Missouri State women's basketball hit with NCAA sanctions for 2014 violations Penalties handed down from the NCAA to the Southeast Missouri State women’s basketball program for violations made by a former assistant coach were announced on Friday. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:17:39 -0600 Lapses lead Southeast Missouri State men's basketball to loss at UT Martin MARTIN, Tenn. -- Following his team's road loss to UT Martin on Thursday night, Southeast Missouri State men's basketball coach Rick Ray jotted down a couple of numbers on the board. The numbers were... Thu, 11 Feb 2016 23:55:16 -0600 Southeast Missouri State softball opens season today in Sand Dollar Classic Mark Redburn first noticed the changes to his team when it played during the fall. The Southeast Missouri State softball coach saw all his players -- 10 returners and 10 newcomers -- better grasp... Thu, 11 Feb 2016 23:47:08 -0600 Poplar Bluff girls swimming dominates meet, claims first Show-Me Conference Championship Winning the program's first conference meet wasn't what surprised Poplar Bluff girls swimming coach Beth Lewis-Muse on Thursday. It was how the Mules did it that left her in a state of disbelief.... Thu, 11 Feb 2016 23:23:10 -0600 Problematic start sees Southeast Missouri State women's basketball fall on road to UT Martin MARTIN, Tenn. -- There were three keys to the Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team's game plan for defending Ohio Valley Conference champion and current leader UT Martin on Wednesday... Wed, 10 Feb 2016 22:36:39 -0600 Once a Tiger, always a Tiger: Norman leaves Central for new chapter at Lindbergh Nathan Norman has built quite the resume in five seasons as head coach of the Cape Central football team. A 41-23 record, three straight trips to the state semifinals and the school's first state... Wed, 10 Feb 2016 22:23:08 -0600 Southeast Missouri State men's basketball looks for better performance, repeat win at UT Martin Rick Ray is big on numbers. One of the first things the Southeast Missouri State men's basketball coach, who holds a degree in applied mathematics and secondary education, usually does following a... Wed, 10 Feb 2016 22:22:20 -0600 Cape Central boys basketball holds off archrival Jackson Cape Central's Jawone Newell found himself in a bit of trouble as he corralled a pass near the half-court line with his team clinging to a two-point lead over archrival Jackson late in the fourth... Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:41 -0600 Advance boys basketball routs Woodland to gain share of conference championship MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- At halftime it had all the makings of another thrilling game, mirroring a recent meeting in the Stoddard County Activities Association Tournament. But the Advance boys basketball... Tue, 09 Feb 2016 23:48:15 -0600 Southeast Missouri State women's basketball tries to bounce back vs. UTM At practice a couple of days ago, Southeast Missouri State women's basketball coach posed a question to her team. "Why did we not play the way we are capable of playing on Saturday?" Patterson asked,... Tue, 09 Feb 2016 23:43:02 -0600 Dexter girls basketball pushes past slow start, holds on to edge Notre Dame Things couldn't have gone much better for the Notre Dame girls basketball team through the first 10 minutes of Monday night's game. On Homecoming in front of a good crowd the Bulldogs found... Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:13:18 -0600 Southeast Missouri State men's basketball falls to Eastern Illinois CHARLESTON, Ill. -- As the final second ticked off the shot clock, Southeast Missouri State forward Trey Kellum received a pass on the block, turned and laid it in to give the Redhawks their largest... Sat, 06 Feb 2016 22:04:58 -0600 Eastern Illinois women's basketball snaps 21-game losing streak with win over Southeast CHARLESTON, Ill. -- The Eastern Illinois women's basketball team had gone more than three months without winning a game. The Panthers, who had lost their last 21 games after defeating IUPUI in their... Sat, 06 Feb 2016 22:04:08 -0600 HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Jackson girls basketball reels off 12th straight win Autumn Reid drained a game-high 16 points, including four 3-pointers, as the Jackson girls basketball team easily disposed of the visiting Nerinx Hall, 64-21, on Thursday night. Rylee Stafford... Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:10:17 -0600 Central football coach leaving for St. Louis County job Cape Girardeau Central football coach Nathan Norman will leave his position and head north to St. Louis after an unprecedented five-year run at the school that included three consecutive Class 4... Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:37:18 -0600 Elliot shines even during low point for St. Louis Blues ST. LOUIS -- Brian Elliott is on a roll. Too bad the St. Louis Blues have little to show for it. During a prolonged scoring slump, the veteran goalie's play has bordered on spectacular. He has seized... Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:08:15 -0600 Schwartz set to return from broken ankle for Blues ST. LOUIS -- Starving for offense, the St. Louis Blues are about to get one of their top skill players back. Jaden Schwartz was activated from injured reserve on Wednesday and is expected to be in... Wed, 10 Feb 2016 22:37:30 -0600 Vanderbilt routs Missouri 86-71 for 2nd win in 3 games NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Wade Baldwin IV scored 17 points in leading five starters in double figures, and the Vanderbilt Commodores routed Missouri 86-71 Wednesday night for their second win in three... Wed, 10 Feb 2016 22:37:13 -0600 Southeast Missouri State track and field standout Jarred Pasley earns OVC weekly honors The Ohio Valley Conference has taken notice of Southeast Missouri State's Jarred Pasley. The runner was named the OVC Co-Male Track Athlete of the Week for a second consecutive week on Wednesday.... Wed, 10 Feb 2016 22:36:04 -0600 HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Chaffee boys deny Zalma in overtime Landon Tenkhoff posted a double-double with a game-high 26 points and 17 rebounds and three steals as the Chaffee boys basketball team outlasted Zalma 58-54 in overtime to get the conference victory... Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:02:46 -0600 HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Cape Central girls basketball can't hold on against Kennett Up 34-30 heading into the final eight minutes of the game, the Cape Central girls basketball could not hold on as it dropped a close 45-40 conference road contest to Kennett, 45-40, on Monday night... Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:03:33 -0600 Lynch's agent confirms retirement for Seahawks running back SEATTLE -- When Marshawn Lynch was brought to Seattle early in the 2010 season, he was acquired because the Seahawks desperately needed a running back. What he ended up providing was an attitude and... Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:50:37 -0600 Super Bowl MVP Miller, Broncos have busy days ahead after win SAN FRANCISCO -- On top of his game and now the world, Von Miller's docket is quickly filling up. A parade. Lots of parties. A princely payday. "I was just talking to Coach Kubiak, I was asking if... Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:50:01 -0600 Broncos kick with 'D' SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- A reborn Orange Crush might have sent Peyton Manning into retirement with a Super ending to his career. Von Miller and the impenetrable Denver defense harassed Panthers... Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:03:01 -0600 Lehtera, Elliott lead Blues past Wild 4-1 ST. LOUIS -- Jori Lehtera had a goal and an assist, and Brian Elliott made 38 saves as the St. Louis Blues beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 on Saturday night. Vladimir Tarasenko, Paul Stastny and Troy... Sat, 06 Feb 2016 22:23:13 -0600 Scott City boys basketball routs Clarkton on neutral floor All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 22:08:08 -0600 Advance boys basketball picks up vengeful win on the road vs. Dexter DEXTER, Mo. -- The state-ranked Advance boys basketball team entered Friday's contest against Dexter desperately in need of a win. The Hornets, who had dropped three of four games for the first time... Sat, 06 Feb 2016 22:07:13 -0600 Alabama's Norris leads Tide past Missouri 80-71 TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Riley Norris made three 3-pointers and scored 18 points to help Alabama beat Missouri 80-71 on Saturday. Arthur Edwards and Justin Coleman made back-to-back 3-pointers to give... Sat, 06 Feb 2016 22:06:22 -0600 SOUTHEAST ROUNDUP: Redhawks gymnasts fall to Lindenwood, Missouri in tri-meet The Southeast Missouri State gymnastics team finished third in its tri-meet vs. Missouri and Lindenwood on Friday night. The Redhawks posted a score of 192.300. The host Tigers won the meet with a... Sat, 06 Feb 2016 22:05:48 -0600