Bell City's Cole Nichols takes team-first approach, earns Southeast Missourian Baseball Player of the Year
(High School Sports ~ 07/02/16)
The numbers are impressive, but they don't define Cole Nichols. A multi-sport athlete at Bell City, Nichols is more concerned with being represented by his baseball team's accomplishments, and those don't pale in comparison. The Cubs have gone 49-6 during the last two spring seasons, wrapping up their most recent campaign by becoming the first Class 1 school to win back-to-back state championships since the state diverged to more than two classes in 1980, and it was Nichols who turned in the performance of his life in a 7-2 win over New Covenant Academy in the championship game.. ...
- 2016 All-Southeast Missourian Baseball (High School Sports ~ 07/02/16)
Jackson Post 158 defeats short-handed Blytheville
(Community Sports ~ 07/02/16)
When Blytheville Senior Legion arrived at Saxony Lutheran High School with just eight players on Friday evening, Jackson Post 158 coach Mark Lewis just wanted his players to see live pitching. He lent the visitors a right fielder to arrange a game, and players like Post 158 left fielder Will Winingar took advantage of the opportunity as the host extended its winning streak to eight games with a 12-4 victory...
Out of the past: July 2
(Out of the Past ~ 07/02/16)
Yesterday was the hottest day of the year in Cape Girardeau; the 4 p.m. reading of 99 degrees at the municipal airport tied the record high for July 1, set in 1980; it was also the third consecutive day of temperatures in the mid- to upper-90s. U.S. ...
Today in History
(National News ~ 07/02/16)
Today in History Today is Saturday, July 2, the 184th day of 2016. There are 182 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 2, 1937, aviator Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan disappeared over the Pacific Ocean while attempting to make the first round-the-world flight along the equator...
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