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Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

High School Sports

Power and speed: Owens leading the way for Central football team (11/21/14)
The combination of speed and power has turned Braion Owens into the Central Tigers' all-purpose running back this season.
Central, St. Charles West football teams meet again on bigger stage (11/21/14)
The St. Charles West Warriors have won 11 straight games to reach the Class 4 semifinals. Their last loss came on the road on Aug. 29, when the Central Tigers scored 21 unanswered points in the second half en route to a 41-21 win. The two teams will meet again at 7 p.m. ...
Eagle Ridge boys basketball team stays unbeaten (11/19/14)
Josh King scored 10 points to lead the Eagle Ridge Christian boys basketball team to a 58-24 victory over visiting Community Christian Academy on Tuesday. Richard Mason and Uzziah Beggs each added eight points. Nathan Parker grabbed six rebounds for the Eagles and Jordan Cliff added six assists...
State champions: Perryville soccer team closes dream season with state title (11/16/14)
The Pirates scored six second-half goals and went on to defeat Soldan International Studies 7-0 in the Class 2 state title game at Blue Springs High School.
Jackson football team stopped in Class 5 quarterfinal (11/15/14)
Ladue defeated the Indians 31-21 to advance to the Class 5 semifinals. Jackson finished the season with a 10-2 record.
Central football team roars into the Class 4 final four (11/15/14)
Running back Braion Owens exploded for 209 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 21 carries, and the Tigers defeated the host Affton Cougars 34-14 to advance to the Class 4 semifinals.
Eagle Ridge basketball teams win on the road (11/15/14)
The Eagle Ridge boys and girls basketball teams collected road wins Friday night. The boys team defeated Bethel Christian 58-20 while the girls won 38-24. The junior varsity boys team (1-1) also picked up a 58-20 victory. Josh King led the varsity boys (4-0) with 16 points while Lane Henson added 11...
Perryville soccer team scores in final minute, advances to Class 2 state championship (11/14/14)
Conner Stark overcame food poisoning and scored the Pirates' winning goal in a 3-2 victory over St. Pius X of Kansas City on Friday.
Central, Jackson football teams vying for trip to final four (11/14/14)
It didn't come easy, but the Jackson Indians and Central Tigers are two games away from a trip to the Edward Jones Dome after each team won its district in impressive fashion last week.
Perryville soccer team resumes pursuit of Class 2 crown today (11/14/14)
Most teams would be feeling nervous heading into their first appearance in a state final four However, the Perryville soccer team isn't like most teams, according to coach Jerry Fulton. Perryville, now in its seventh season as a program, will be joined by St. Pius X of Kansas City, Springfield Catholic and Soldan International Studies in the Class 2 state final four today in Blue Springs, Missouri...
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Jackson's Jack Jeffers (11/13/14)
Jeffers lost his right shoe about 800 meters into the 3.1-mile course at Oak Hills Golf Center but still finished 22nd at the cross country state meet.
Lifetime of soccer together will come to end at the final four for Perryville seniors (11/12/14)
The seniors, who have been playing together since kindergarten, have helped lead Perryville to its first final four appearance. The Pirates will play in a Class 2 semifinal against St. Pius X of Kansas City on Friday.
Perryville coach Jerry Fulton, soccer program grow together (11/12/14)
For the first time in his career, Fulton is leading a team to the final four. The Pirates will play in a Class 2 semifinal against St. Pius X of Kansas City on Friday in Blue Springs, Missouri.
Jackson quarterfinal game to be played Saturday (11/11/14)
Jackson will play its Class 5 quarterfinal football game against Ladue at 1 p.m. Saturday at Saint Louis University High School.
Perryville soccer team advances to first state final four (11/08/14)
Pablo Mattingly scored the game's only goal with five minutes remaining to lead the Pirates past John Burroughs in a Class 2 quarterfinal.
Central defensive end Andre Statam drawing interest from Mizzou football coaches (11/08/14)
The 6-foot-6, 230-pound Jacksonville State basketball commit visited recently visited Mizzou and spoke with offensive coordinator Josh Henson.
Jackson stuns Vianney with 36 unanswered points in second half, wins district title (11/08/14)
Trailing by 32 points at halftime, the top-seeded Indians reeled off five unanswered touchdowns in the second half, to defeat No. 2 seed Vianney 39-35.
Central football team claims district crown, advances to state quarterfinals (11/08/14)
With no time left on the clock, a five-yard facemask penalty gave Hillsboro quarterback Sam Mock one final shot at a desperation Hail Mary pass that sailed toward the end zone but fell short. Standing underneath was Central junior Al Young, who hauled in the interception and ran several yards before dropping to a knee and securing the Tigers' second consecutive Class 4 District 1 championship with a 42-35 victory over the Hawks on Friday at Tiger Stadium.
Class 4 cross country: Jackson boys, girls finish eighth at state meet (11/08/14)
Jackson junior Chelsea Drum finished in the top 10 at Saturday's Class 4 state cross country with an all-state ninth-place time of 18 minutes, 39.53 seconds to help lead the Indians to an eighth place finish in the girls' team standings at the Oak Hills Golf Center in Jefferson City, Missouri.
Class 1 cross country: St. Vincent boys finish second at state meet after tiebreaker (11/08/14)
The Indians fell five points short of the state championship when the scores of the teams' sixth runner were used to determine the winner, which went in the Hornets' favor.
Class 3 cross country: Notre Dame boys take second place at state meet (11/08/14)
Notre Dame sophomore Rudy McClellan posted an 11th-place all-state time of 16 minutes, 42.46 seconds to help lead the Bulldogs to a second-place team finish at Saturday's Class 3 state cross country meet at the Oak Hills Golf Center in Jefferson City, Missouri.
Saxony boys soccer team's season ends in Class 1 quarterfinals (11/08/14)
The Saxony Lutheran soccer team had all the momentum heading into halftime of a Class 1 quarterfinal against Crossroads on Saturday at Washington University in St. Louis. With a little over a minute to play before the break in a scoreless game, Jacob Wunderlich took a shot from the 18-yard mark, which was deflected by the Crossroads goalie. Freshman Jakota Walther sprinted into the box and one-timed a rebound into the top right corner to give the Crusaders a 1-0 lead...
Central freshman earns 2 all-state finishes at state swimming meet (11/08/14)
ST. PETERS, Mo. -- Brogan Davis made the statement loud and clear. He has arrived. The Central freshman showed no nerves on the state's biggest stage Saturday with a second-place finish in the 100-yard butterfly at the Missouri State High School Activities Association Boys Swimming and Diving Championships at the Rec-Plex...
Class 2 cross country: Reynolds closes out career with all-state finish at state meet (11/08/14)
Woodland senior Garret Reynolds closed out his high school cross country career with another state medal at Saturday's Class 2 state meet. Reynolds posted a 21st-place finish with an all-state time of 17 minutes, 31.38 seconds at the Oak Hills Golf Center in Jefferson City, Missouri. The result was an improvement place-wise from his performance last year. As a junior, Reynolds finished 25th with a time of 17 minutes, 27.03 seconds...