Sports Sports headlines from the newspaper in Cape Girardeau, Missouri en-us Southeast Missouri State football team enters pivotal year in Matukewicz era Observe any Southeast Missouri State football practice or team meeting and there's a good chance you'll hear coach Tom Matukewicz or one of his assistants hollering for their players to, "Kill it!"... Sun, 28 Aug 2016 22:10:55 -0500 A breakdown of the 2016 Ohio Valley Conference football teams Last season 13-2, 8-0 OVC The Gamecocks return plenty of talent from their FCS national championship runner-up squad, but quarterback Eli Jenkins leads the pack. The OVC's Offensive Player of the... Sun, 28 Aug 2016 22:10:34 -0500 Southeast Missouri State volleyball team struggles to finish off Louisiana Tech There was likely a little bit of regret in the locker room following the Southeast Missouri State volleyball team's final game of the Redhawks Invitational on Saturday. The Redhawks were a mere three... Sat, 27 Aug 2016 20:03:26 -0500 Cape Central football team routs St. Charles West in home opener Not even a 1-hour, 47-minute lightning delay was able to disrupt the Cape Central football teamís focus in Friday nightís home opener. In fact, it mightíve even helped the Tigers. Central returned... Sat, 27 Aug 2016 04:46:01 -0500 Jackson football improves to 2-0 with 49-19 win over Lindbergh Jackson junior quarterback Cooper Callis threw five touchdown passes as the Indians defeated Lindbergh 49-19 on Friday night at Jackson High School. Two of Callis' TD throws went to fellow junior... Sat, 27 Aug 2016 02:02:06 -0500 Scott City football rallies, powers past St. Vincent in fourth quarter PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- The Scott City football team didn't panic. It didn't waver. It didn't alter its course. Down 14-6 in the fourth quarter Friday night, the Rams just kept doing what they like to do... Sat, 27 Aug 2016 01:05:16 -0500 MISSOURIAN ROUNDUP: Kelly softball takes down East Carter County 4-0 Alyssa Moore doubled to get the only extra-base hit of the game, as the Kelly softball team notched its second win of the season on Thursday, a 4-0 win over host East Carter County. Alyssa Tidwell... Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:20:08 -0500 Notre Dame volleyball drops tight season opener to Farmington in three sets The Notre Dame volleyball team has opened up its season against Farmington for the last decade plus, so the Bulldogs knew what they were getting into. On a Thursday night when rally points dominated... Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:15:04 -0500 Natasha Minor's golden goal sends Southeast Missouri State women's soccer team past Wisconsin-Green Bay Senior Natasha Minor scored an unassisted golden goal in overtime to send the Southeast Missouri State women's soccer team past Wisconsin-Green Bay on Thursday night in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Minor,... Thu, 25 Aug 2016 21:37:13 -0500 WEEK 2 MISSOURIAN FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Jackson welcomes familiar coach tonight vs. Lindbergh Gravitational pull is a powerful force of nature. Sun and Earth. Earth and moon. The Pit and Nathan Norman. Any draw between the latter two, the home football field of the Jackson Indians and one of... Thu, 25 Aug 2016 20:12:17 -0500 Notre Dame softball team passes test in win over Chaffee When the Notre Dame and Chaffee softball teams put each other on the schedule, it was to provide a stiff test. In many ways, both teams got that on Wednesday. In an early-season battle of 2015... Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:03:43 -0500 Southeast Missouri State women's soccer team's seven Wisconsin natives relish opportunity to play in home state This weekend is bound to be a memorable experience for a group of players on the Southeast Missouri State women's soccer team, which begins a two-game road trip today in Wisconsin, a state that seven... Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:58:15 -0500 MISSOURIAN ROUNDUP: St. Vincent volleyball gets by Jackson in three sets Jackie Verseman hammered nine kills and served four aces to lead St. Vincent to a three-set victory at home over Jackson, 26-24, 18-25 and 25-18. Both teams were making their season debuts. Kara... Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:46:12 -0500 Perryville boys soccer takes season opener over shorthanded Poplar Bluff in extra time POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- It took until overtime, but the Perryville boys soccer team finally took advantage of having two extra players on the field Tuesday night. Isaac Ellsworth headed in a game-tying... Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:57:36 -0500 Cape Central boys swimming takes season-opening quad meet ahead of Jackson You can tell it's early in the season because the Bubble hasn't been erected yet at Central Municipal Pool and the times in the water will be shaved in the coming weeks and months, but on Tuesday the... Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:37:07 -0500 Freshmen already making impact for Southeast Missouri State women's soccer It's kind of a thing for Cassidi Tomsu, hitting the crossbar to get a season going, so it was business as usual for Southeast Missouri State's freshman striker when she found woodwork in the... Mon, 22 Aug 2016 22:28:34 -0500 Southeast Missouri State volleyball splits opening day of home invitational The Southeast Missouri State volleyball team opened up its Redhawks Invitational by splitting two contests on Day 1 of competition at the Show Me Center. Southeast topped New Orleans 3-1 (21-25,... Sat, 27 Aug 2016 01:22:37 -0500 MISSOURIAN ROUNDUP: Advance volleyball team claims Woodland Invitational title with three-set victory The top-seeded Advance volleyball team posted a thrilling three-set victory over third-seeded Saxony Lutheran to win the Woodland Invitational Tournament, posting a 26-24 victory in the final set to... Sat, 27 Aug 2016 00:03:43 -0500 Sawyers appoints new hitting coach to Southeast Missouri State baseball staff Southeast Missouri State baseball coach Andy Sawyers announced Craig Ringe as the team's hitting coach on Monday. Ringe, who played for the Capahas from 1999-2000, brings along 12 years of fielding... Mon, 22 Aug 2016 23:20:45 -0500 Garcia gives up two homers and Cardinals fall again at home ST. LOUIS -- Jaime Garcia's recent woes continued and so did the St. Louis Cardinals' season-long struggles at home. Garcia gave up a three-run homer to Stephen Vogt in the third, a two-run shot to... Sun, 28 Aug 2016 20:19:15 -0500 Southeast Missouri State women's soccer team picks up fourth straight win, tops UW-Milwaukee The Southeast Missouri State women's soccer team stayed unbeaten on Sunday while earning longtime coach Heather Nelson her 200th career victory, a 1-0 win over host Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Nelson is... Sun, 28 Aug 2016 20:18:23 -0500 Indians' seniors finish 1-2-3 at Jackson Invitational cross country meet Jackson's girls cross country team showed it will have some senior leadership this year as the Indians finished 1-2-3 in the senior division race at the Jackson Invitational on Saturday at Jackson... Sat, 27 Aug 2016 22:51:22 -0500 Baumgart helps ND girls cross country team to second place at Edwardsville meet Notre Dame junior Alaina Baumgart was the second runner to cross the finish line to help lead the Bulldogs to a second-place team finish at the First-to-the-Finish Kickoff Classic in Edwardsville,... Sat, 27 Aug 2016 22:48:50 -0500 High school roundup: ND golfers win seven-team meet All the high school events reported Saturday to the Southeast Missourian. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 22:46:09 -0500 Cards stumble at home again with 3-2 loss to Athletics ST. LOUIS -- Khris Davis hustled home on an infield grounder in the eighth inning and the Oakland Athletics rallied for two runs, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Saturday night. St. Louis starter... Sat, 27 Aug 2016 22:43:06 -0500 Community sports briefs Jerry Grim of Cape Girardeau recorded his first career hole-in-one Friday at Cape Jaycee Municipal Golf Course. Grim used a 9-iron to ace No. 12, a par 3 playing 129 yards. Witnesses were Jerry... Sat, 27 Aug 2016 22:41:01 -0500 Wainwright falters as Mets topple Cards 10-6 ST. LOUIS -- Slugger Yoenis Cespedes turned out to be a nifty slider, too. Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright lost his glove trying to tag out Cespedes in a bizarre play, and the New York Mets broke... Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:50:01 -0500 Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo named captain for 2016-17 season Defenseman Alex Pietrangelo will head the St. Louis Blues' 2016-17 leadership group, which was announced during a press conference Thursday afternoon at Scottrade Center in St. Louis. Pietrangelo,... Thu, 25 Aug 2016 21:36:45 -0500 Martinez delivers 8 strong innings in Cards' victory over NY Mets ST. LOUIS -- Randal Grichuk and the St. Louis Cardinals love when Carlos Martinez pitches. Martinez allowed one run over eight innings and Grichuk, Matt Carpenter and Stephen Piscotty all homered off... Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:54:38 -0500 MISSOURIAN ROUNDUP: Blake Bauwens, Notre Dame boys soccer cruise past Anna-Jonesboro Blake Bauwens scored a pair of goals to lead the Notre Dame boys soccer team to a 2-1 win over Anna-Jonesboro, Illinois, on Wednesday at Notre Dame Regional High School. Garrett Hesselrode and Jacob... Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:02:06 -0500 Southeast Missouri State cross country teams picked to finish sixth, third in preaseason poll The Southeast Missouri State men's and women's cross country teams were picked Wednesday to finish sixth and third, respectively, in the preseason poll. Eastern Kentucky was predicted to finish first... Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:59:16 -0500 Thrower cards ace at Cape Jaycee Connor Thrower recorded a hole-in-one Tuesday at Cape Jaycee Municipal Golf Course. Thrower used a pitching wedge to ace No. 8, a par 3 playing 144 yards. Clayton Camp and Joe Thomas witnessed the... Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:47:23 -0500 Unbeaten Redhawks recognized by OVC The Southeast Missouri State women's soccer team had two players earn weekly conference accolades on Tuesday, as Alexis Hacker and Kindra Lierz were named adidas Ohio Valley Conference Defensive... Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:45:28 -0500 Cards open home stand with 7-4 loss to Mets ST. LOUIS -- It was a night of firsts for Robert Gsellman, who made his major league debut for the New York Mets on Tuesday night. Wilmer Flores and Justin Ruggiano homered as the Mets beat the St.... Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:09:28 -0500 Community sports briefs 8/23/16 Tryouts for the Lids Missouri Bulls' 2017 teams are scheduled to take place Saturday and Sunday. The 10U through 13U teams will hold tryouts Saturday at Notre Dame Regional High School, while tryouts... Tue, 23 Aug 2016 06:45:08 -0500 Southeast Missourian 2016 boys soccer capsules Head Coach: Jared Dobbs Last year's record: 6-18 Postseason result: Lost to Farmington in district tournament n No further information was provided Head Coach: Zack Walton Last year's record: 14-3-2... Mon, 22 Aug 2016 23:24:09 -0500