Sports Sports headlines from the newspaper in Cape Girardeau, Missouri en-us Longtime Capahas manager Jess Bolen's final home game filled with fitting moments First came the nervy, weather-induced dance unique to baseball, as first pitch approached and rain clouds loomed overhead. Then came the foul ball of the arm, leaving a nasty gash on the bicep of... Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:11:18 -0500 Capahas deliver memorable win for longtime manager Jess Bolen's final home game If they had lost, they would have said the night was never about the game. But they made sure no excuses were necessary. On a Tuesday evening when Jess Bolen was managing his final game at Capaha... Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:04:49 -0500 Lieser, Dobbs among new coaches for Cape Central this fall The fall season is set to see a number of new faces on the sidelines for Cape Girardeau Central athletics. While the hiring of new football coach Arlen Pixley was announced in March, the summer has... Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:34:52 -0500 Bolen's final home game set for Tuesday night The Burger King Capahas will play their final home game at 7 p.m. today, a game that also marks the last at Capaha Field for 50-year manager Jess Bolen. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:03:08 -0500 Brady Wright provides boost from bench in Capahas' bounce-back win Brady Wright wasn't even in the lineup to start the game, but by the end of the afternoon, he'd had himself quite a day. Wright came into the batting order to replace an injured Alex Heuring after... Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:40:49 -0500 Jackson Senior Legion baseball falls to host Ste. Genevieve in zone tournament Just one win shy of the championship round, the Jackson Senior Legion Post 158 fell short on Friday in the Senior Legion Zone 4 Tournament, falling to host Ste. Genevieve 13-3. Post 150 rallied from... Sat, 23 Jul 2016 01:27:57 -0500 Waterloo baseball team holds off Capahas For the second time this season the Waterloo, Illinois, baseball team was able to best the Burger King Capahas. The Capahas (14-3) came back from a three-run deficit and tied the game up in the... Sat, 23 Jul 2016 01:04:48 -0500 Southeast Missouri State football players, local police team up for Backstoppers benefit Jackson police chief James Humphreys enjoyed getting to be a different kind of serious. Humphreys put on his game face a few times Thursday night while he served as the coach of the red team at the... Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:23:19 -0500 Cape Junior Legion baseball sweeps through first two rounds of state tournament The Cape Girardeau Junior Legion Post 63 baseball team opened up the Junior Legion State Tournament with a bang on Thursday at Rosnick Field in Washington, Missouri, rolling through the first two... Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:38:56 -0500 Rendleman, Sentel collect second straight Lassies golf title It seems Brenda Rendleman and Roberta Sentel have found a home away from home. The Illinois natives teamed up to win their second straight Lassies Classic championship, firing an 8-under 63 in the... Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:11:06 -0500 Jackson Senior Legion finds big innings to rally, defeat Eureka in zone tourney opener The Jackson Senior Legion Post 158 baseball team got off to a slow start, but when it got rolling, it really got rolling. Jackson pummelled Eureka 17-5 in seven innings in the opening round of the... Thu, 21 Jul 2016 01:53:59 -0500 Two-way tie atop leaderboard headlines first day of Lassies Classic Defending champions Brenda Rendleman and Roberta Sentel are tied with two-time champions Sheree Simmons and Sissy Donahue after Wednesday’s first round of the Lassies Classic at Cape Girardeau... Thu, 21 Jul 2016 01:51:49 -0500 Southeast Missouri State volleyball recognized by AVCA for academic success For a ninth consecutive year, the Southeast Missouri State volleyball team has been honored with the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award. The AVCA created the award in... Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:07:19 -0500 Cape Junior Legion baseball suffers first loss at state tournament The first two rounds of the Junior Legion State Tournament went extremely well for the Cape Girardeau Post 63 team. The third round was a bit more heartbreaking. A win away from the championship... Sat, 23 Jul 2016 01:13:58 -0500 Southeast Missouri State men's basketball releases non-conference schedule The Southeast Missouri State men's basketball team has released its 2016-17 non-conference schedule, which includes five home games and road trips to some high-profile programs. The season will open... Thu, 21 Jul 2016 22:22:01 -0500 Three Rivers College softball team to host tryouts for recent graduates The Three Rivers College fastpitch softball team will hold an open tryout at 10 a.m. Saturday on Rains Field at Three Rivers for all players who graduated from high school this past year. Players... Tue, 26 Jul 2016 23:20:54 -0500 Notre Dame's Lilly Edwards helps USA Youth team to fourth-place finish in national volleyball tourney Notre Dame rising sophomore Lilly Edwards participated in the USA Volleyball High Performance Championships last week in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, helping her team to a fourth-place finish in the... Tue, 26 Jul 2016 23:18:21 -0500 Cards, Mets split doubleheader NEW YORK -- Bartolo Colon pitched three-hit ball for seven sharp innings and the New York Mets overcame another home run by Jedd Gyorko to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 Tuesday night for a... Tue, 26 Jul 2016 23:17:09 -0500 Cards put reliever Rosenthal on DL with inflamed shoulder NEW YORK -- The St. Louis Cardinals put reliever Trevor Rosenthal on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday because of inflammation in his right shoulder. Manager Mike Matheny said Rosenthal recently... Tue, 26 Jul 2016 23:16:35 -0500 Cardinals arrive in New York at 8:30 a.m. after flight delay NEW YORK -- The St. Louis Cardinals did not arrive at their hotel in New York until 8:30 a.m. Monday after a flight delay that followed a nationally televised night game. They got a chance to catch... Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:32:04 -0500 Gonzalez, Kendrick homer in Dodgers' 9-6 win over Cardinals ST. LOUIS -- Adrian Gonzalez hit a grand slam and Howie Kendrick added a two-run homer, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers spoil Mike Mayers' major league debut in a 9-6 win over the St. Louis Cardinals... Sun, 24 Jul 2016 23:32:47 -0500 Jackson Post 158 Senior Legion reaches Zone 4 final, falls to Ste. Genevieve Jackson Post 158 was thrusted into the loser's bracket at the Zone 4 Senior Legion Tournament following Friday's loss but was able to prevail in thrilling fashion Saturday and advance back to the... Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:39:53 -0500 Cape Post 63 Junior Legion wraps up season at state On the heels of a heartbreaking loss in the winner's bracket semifinals of the Junior Legion State Tournament, Cape Post 63 watched its season come to an end Saturday in Washington, Missouri. A win... Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:39:26 -0500 Gonzalez homers, Turner has 2 RBIs; Dodgers beat Cards 7-2 ST. LOUIS -- Adrian Gonzalez hit his eighth home run, red-hot Justin Turner got two more RBIs and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat St. Louis 7-2 on Saturday night to end the Cardinals' five-game winning... Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:38:40 -0500 Adams homers in 16th to lift Cardinals over Dodgers 4-3 ST. LOUIS -- For Matt Adams, no feeling turned out to be the best feeling. The St. Louis first baseman homered in the 16th inning to lead the Cardinals to a 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on... Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:38:15 -0500 Cardinals rally from a four-run deficit to sweep Padres ST. LOUIS -- Aledmys Diaz learned a valuable lesson at the All-Star Game. The St. Louis rookie infielder's walk-off single in the ninth inning gave the Cardinals a 6-5 come-from-behind victory over... Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:38:28 -0500 Lassies Classic gets underway Defending champions Brenda Rendleman and Roberta Sentel are tied with two-time champions Sheree Simmons and Sissy Donahue after Wednesday's first round of the Lassies Classic at Cape Girardeau... Thu, 21 Jul 2016 15:28:01 -0500 Martinez shakes off nosebleed, Cardinals beat Padres ST. LOUIS -- Jedd Gyorko homered for the fifth straight game off San Diego pitching, connecting twice with all three RBIs in a 3-2 victory that gave the St. Louis Cardinals a day-night doubleheader... Thu, 21 Jul 2016 15:28:01 -0500