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Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015

College Sports

Southeast Missouri State's Cartwright, Smith earn OVC track and field honors (02/26/15)
Southeast Missouri State junior Ayonna Cartwright and senior Blake Smith picked up Ohio Valley Conference weekly track & field honors. Cartwright was named the Co-Female Track Athlete of the Week while Smith received Male Field Athlete of the Week. Cartwright won the 55-meter dash and the 200-meter at the Redhawks Invite last weekend. ...
SIUE hands Southeast women's basketball team 12th conference loss (02/26/15)
Southeast Missouri State women's basketball coach Ty Margenthaler urged his players heading into Wednesday night's road game against SIU Edwardsville not to have any regrets when they stepped off the court at the Vadalabene Center in Edwardsville, Illinois...
Southeast women's basketball team plays final road game (02/25/15)
The Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team heads to SIU Edwardsville for its final road game of the season tonight. The Redhawks and Cougars tip off at 7 p.m. from the Vadalabene Center in Edwardsville, Illinois. Southeast dropped to 10-17 overall and 3-11 in the Ohio Valley Conference with a 49-48 road loss to Eastern Illinois on Saturday. The loss eliminated the Redhawks from reaching the conference tournament for the sixth consecutive year...
Southeast Missouri State's Lennington earns OVC's weekly baseball honor (02/24/15)
Southeast Missouri State senior third baseman Andy Lennington was selected the Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week after batting .571 with two home runs and six RBIs in the Redhawks' four games last week. Lennington went 8 for 14 on the week with two doubles and five runs scored, posting a .667 on-base percentage in games against Alcorn State and Illinois State. ...
Southeast Missouri State men's basketball team fails on attempt to reserve spot in OVC tournament (02/23/15)
CHARLESTON, Ill. -- It appeared as if the Southeast Missouri State men's basketball team was poised to secure its spot in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament Sunday night. The Redhawks maintained a lead for 31 minutes, 25 seconds in their game against Eastern Illinois on Sunday night, but never led in the final six minutes when they began to play like an entirely different team...
Southeast Missouri State jumpers reaching new heights (02/22/15)
When Matt Koelling took over as the jumps coach at Southeast Missouri State University fresh out of college, he never imagined he would help put the program, and the jumps team in particular, on the map.
Southeast Missouri State sweeps team crowns at home track and field meet (02/22/15)
The Southeast Missouri State men's and women's indoor track and field teams swept to a home victory against Memphis at the Redhawks Invite on Friday at the Student Recreation Center. The men's team defeated the visiting Tigers 81-37 while the women's team won 72-41...
Missouri drops 13th straight with 76-53 loss to Vanderbilt (02/22/15)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Kevin Stallings reminded his Vanderbilt Commodores before tipoff how much they need to both start and finish games better. They listened very well. Damian Jones scored 16 points and led five Commodores in double figures as Vanderbilt routed struggling Missouri 76-53 Saturday afternoon...
Southeast Missouri State gymnastics team falls to NIU (02/22/15)
The visiting Northern Illinois Huskies posted a 195.400 to top the Southeast gymnastics team's 193.300 on Friday night at Houck Field House. Redhawks sophomore Ashley Thomas claimed the all-around title with a 39.025 over teammate Chelsi Hamilton. No Huskies competed in the all-around...
Loss keeps Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team out of OVC tournament (02/21/15)
The Southeast Missouri State women's basketball program's Ohio Valley Conference tournament drought continues. The Redhawks, who have not reached the eight-team conference tournament since 2009, were eliminated from the postseason race with a 49-48 loss to Eastern Illinois on Saturday at Lantz Arena. Southeast dropped to 10-17 overall and 3-11 in conference...
Southeast Missouri State men's basketball team seeks OVC tourney berth tonight (02/21/15)
Southeast Missouri State men's basketball coach Dickey Nutt addressed a recurring problem with his players following their second consecutive loss on Thursday that allowed SIU Edwardsville to clinch its spot in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament...
Illinois State baseball team sweeps Southeast Missouri State (02/21/15)
The Southeast Missouri State baseball team got its first reality check of the season in its weekend series against Illinois State. The Redbirds completed a three-game sweep of the Redhawks with 8-3 and 6-5 victories at Cowboy Diamond on the campus of McNeese State in Lake Charles, Louisiana, on Saturday...
Southeast Missouri State men's basketball team falls to host SIUE (02/20/15)
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. -- Southeast Missouri State senior guard Jarekious Bradley stood outside the Redhawks locker room at the Vadalabene Center, a towel covering his head and a look of disbelief on his face. Southeast had rapidly erased a 13-point first-half deficit before the SIU Edwardsville Cougars clawed their way back by dismantling the Redhawks defense midway through the second half...
Southeast Missouri State baseball team routs Alcorn State (02/20/15)
Garrett Gandolfo had three RBIs to lead the Southeast Missouri State baseball team to a 13-6 win over host Alcorn State on Thursday in Lorman, Mississippi. Southeast (3-1) held a 3-2 lead after two complete innings and added one run each in the fourth, fifth and sixth frames before exploding for seven runs in the sixth inning...
Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team tries to keep steam (02/20/15)
Since the Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team defeated Eastern Illinois nearly two weeks ago, the Redhawks have a new-found confidence as they close out the regular season. Southeast will try to continue to build off that confidence, and keep its Ohio Valley Conference tournament hopes alive, when it faces the Panthers at 1 p.m. Saturday in Charleston, Illinois...
Southeast Missouri State men's basketball team re-energized by JT Jones (02/19/15)
Sikeston native and Southeast Missouri State men's basketball walk-on JT Jones wasn't quite sure what to think when his name was finally called to enter an Ohio Valley Conference game against Eastern Illinois on Feb. 7 at the Show Me Center.
Qualls, Portis lead No. 18 Arkansas past Missouri, 84-69 (02/18/15)
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Michael Qualls had 21 points and No. 18 Arkansas beat Missouri 84-69 on Wednesday night for its fifth straight victory and eighth in nine games. Bobby Portis added 16 points on 8-of-12 shooting to help the Razorbacks (21-5, 10-3 Southeastern Conference) continue their best start in conference play since the 1997-98 season. Arkansas' only loss since Jan. 17 is a 57-56 setback at Florida...
Southeast Missouri State's Robinson earns OVC Newcomer of the Week in women's basketball (02/18/15)
Southeast Missouri State senior guard Jasmine Robinson was selected Ohio Valley Conference's Newcomer of the Week on Tuesday following a career performance last week. Robinson's career-high 27 points against Murray State on Saturday helped the Redhawks claim an 88-66 victory, which also marked the most points Southeast had scored since putting up 91 in a win over Central Arkansas in 2007...
Southeast Missouri State's Wallace repeats as OVC Freshman of the Week in basketball (02/17/15)
Southeast Missouri State guard Marcus Wallace claimed the Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Week award in men's basketball for the second consecutive week after a pair of strong games. Wallace, from Little Rock, Arkansas, averaged 15.5 points, 2.5 steals and 2.0 assists in a 98-76 victory over Tennessee-Martin and a 94-92 overtime loss to conference champion Murray State...
Southeast Missouri State softball team recovers from big inning, tops Grambling (02/16/15)
The Southeast Missouri State softball team survived a six-run sixth inning by Grambling State and closed the season-opening Mardi Gras Classic with a 10-8 victory Sunday in Monroe, Louisiana. The Redhawks took an 8-2 lead into the home half of the sixth before the Tigers banged out seven hits and sent 10 batters to the plate, chasing starting pitcher Madeline Krumrey in the process...
Southeast Missouri State gymnastics team tops Texas Woman's University (02/15/15)
After losing a second straight meet and producing a season-low score against Illinois State in Fayetteville, Arkansas, on Friday night, the Southeast Missouri State gymnastics team was in need of a strong outing to boost confidence and get back on track...
Southeast Missouri State softball team finishes 1-2 at Mardi Gras Classic (02/15/15)
The Redhawks lost 8-5 to Alabama State and 11-3 to the University of Louisiana-Monroe on Friday before picking up an 11-7 victory over Grambling State on Saturday at the Mardi Gras Classic in Monroe, Louisiana. Alabama State plated three runs in the bottom of the third to take a 3-0 lead...
Murray State men's basketball team claims OVC title with overtime victory against Southeast Missouri State (02/14/15)
Murray State defeated the Redhawks 94-92 in overtime at the Show Me Center on Saturday night.
Southeast baseball team wins rubber match vs. Falcons (02/14/15)
After splitting a season-opening doubleheader with Bowling Green, the Southeast Missouri State baseball team was in search of a strong pitching and mental performance in the series finale. Luckily for the Redhawks, who committed six errors and gave up 12 runs to the Falcons a day earlier, both went in their favor...
Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team cruises past Murray State (02/14/15)
The Redhawks defeated the Racers 88-66 to improve to 3-10 in the Ohio Valley Conference.
Former high school teammates anchor pitching staff for Southeast Missouri State (02/13/15)
Pitchers Travis Hayes and Alex Winkelman, known as "The Connection," have a lot in common, but it's their differences that make them the perfect pair of starters to lead Southeast in its quest for a consecutive title.
Southeast Missouri State men's basketball team evens OVC record with 98-76 win (02/13/15)
Southeast Missouri State sophomore guard Antonius Cleveland's answer to whether he and his teammates had finally played their best game of the season Thursday night was succinct.
Southeast Missouri State baseball team splits season-opening doubleheader (02/13/15)
Southeast responded from a 7-6 loss to the Falcons in Game 1 with a 6-5 win in the seven-inning second game at Capaha Field.
Southeast Missouri State baseball team opens season today vs. Bowling Green (02/13/15)
The Southeast Missouri State baseball team's path to an Ohio Valley Conference title will look a little different this season. The defending OVC champions won't be able to sneak up on any opponents after finishing last season 37-20 and 23-7 in conference...