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Friday, May 29, 2015

High School Sports

Jackson baseball team's season ends with extra-inning loss to Eureka in quarterfinal (05/28/15)
The Wildcats scored two runs with two outs in the top of the eighth inning to defeat the Indians at Whitey Herzog Field in Jackson on Thursday.
Notre Dame baseball team reaches Class 4 final four (05/28/15)
CLAYTON, Mo. -- There were smiles and several hugs, but there was nothing emphatic about the Notre Dame baseball team's celebration following Thursday's game at Shaw Park.
Pobst's big day at the plate propels Scott City baseball team to final four (05/28/15)
The left fielder was 3 for 3 with a home run, five RBIs and three runs scored in his team's 7-3 victory over West County.
Hicks hurls Bell City baseball team into Class 1 final four (05/28/15)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Bell City starter Austin Hicks delivered his pitch to the plate in the top of the sixth inning, and after seeing the called third strike to strand the bases loaded, he turned toward his team's dugout and pumped his right fist in the air...
Jackson baseball team edges Lindbergh, advances to Class 5 quarterfinals (05/28/15)
Jackson scored twice in the top of the seventh and defeated Lindbergh 2-0. The Indians will play for a spot in the final four on Thursday.
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Notre Dame's Dean Crippen (05/28/15)
Notre Dame's Dean Crippen was 3 for 5 with eight RBIs, a double and two home runs, including a grand slam in the bottom of the second inning that helped propel the Bulldogs to a 15-5, six-inning win over Perryville in last week's Class 4 District 1 championship in Doniphan, Missouri...
Notre Dame baseball team routs Potosi in Class 4 sectional (05/27/15)
Notre Dame starting pitcher Graham Ruopp responded to a bases-loaded jam with a strikeout and a ground-ball double play to end the threat, and the Bulldogs combined for 10 runs in the final two innings to come away with an 11-0 victory over Potosi.
Jackson girls soccer team's season ends in sectional loss to Cor Jesu (05/27/15)
The Indians played toe-to-toe with Cor Jesu Academy out of St. Louis in Tuesday's Class 4 sectional on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University. But despite matching the Chargers shot for shot, the Indians found themselves on the losing end of a 3-0 score, ending their season with a record of 20-3-1.
Scott City baseball team defeats Malden, busts through sectional roadblock (05/26/15)
A day short of the one-year anniversary of the game that has both haunted and motivated the Scott City baseball team, the Rams got another shot to reach the Class 3 state quarterfinals.
Bell City clubs Gideon in Class 1 sectional baseball game (05/26/15)
GIDEON, Mo. -- The Bell City baseball team couldn't have asked for a better game Monday.
Kelly's Maurice Davis claims Class 2 state track and field title (05/24/15)
Kelly junior Maurice Davis posted a first-place time of 10.97 seconds in the boys 100 dash to help lead the Kelly boys track and field team to a fourth-place finish at Saturday's Class 2 state meet in Jefferson City.
Glastetter leads Oran girls track and field team at state meet (05/24/15)
Oran senior Kaylen Glastetter posted a seventh-place time of 27.52 seconds in the 200 dash to fare the best among the local athletes at Saturday's Class 1 state meet in Jefferson City, Missouri.
Jackson track and field team sends 18 to state meet (05/24/15)
The Jackson track and field team will be sending 18 of its members to the Class 5 state meet following state-qualifying performances at Saturday's sectional meet at Washington High School in Washington, Missouri. Junior Dakota Maddox won first place in the pole vault with a height of 14 feet, 6 inches for the boys team, which finished sixth overall in the team standings. ...
Jackson baseball team upends Poplar Bluff for district crown (05/23/15)
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- Michael Houchin and Jonathan Schumer received their Jackson High School diplomas at the Show Me Center on Thursday night despite an incomplete project. The pair, along with eight other Indian seniors, were busy Friday evening tending to the unfinished business, and to the delight of the newly knighted Jackson alums, they have more work before they can officially say goodbye to their alma mater...
Notre Dame finishes second at state boys volleyball tournament (05/22/15)
TOWN AND COUNTRY, Mo. -- The Notre Dame boys volleyball team knew the majority of Westminster's offense in the Class 3 state championship match Friday would go through Cameron Hibbler. Unfortunately for the Bulldogs, knowing it and stopping it are two separate things...
Big first inning propels Scott City baseball team to district title over Kelly (05/22/15)
Kelly spotted Scott City an eight-run first inning, then battled back with single runs in the final three frames before the Rams claimed their third consecutive Class 3 District 2 championship with an 8-3 victory.
Saxony Lutheran girls soccer team wins first district title (05/22/15)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- For the Saxony Lutheran girls soccer team, the third time was the charm.
Scott City baseball team uses fast start to win Class 3 District 2 title (05/22/15)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- The Scott City baseball team figured an eight-run first inning would be enough to win a district championship. Kelly made sure the Rams earned it. Kelly spotted Scott City that eight-run first inning, then battled back late with single runs in the final three frames before the Rams got the final out and claimed their third straight Class 3 District 2 district championship with an 8-3 victory at Benny Hillhouse Memorial Park...
High school roundup: Notre Dame boys volleyball team will play for Class 3 state title (05/22/15)
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
Notre Dame claims district crown in run-rule fashion (05/22/15)
DONIPHAN, Mo. -- Dean Crippen couldn't be stopped Thursday. The senior first baseman stepped to the plate with one out in the bottom of the second inning and blasted a 1-1 pitch over the center-field fence for a grand slam that gave the Notre Dame baseball team an early six-run lead.
Kelly, Scott City to play for district baseball crown (05/22/15)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Ty Householder wasted little time or pitches once he stepped foot on the mound for Kelly.
Notre Dame boys volleyball team set for Class 3 final four showdown (05/21/15)
Finishing just shy of advancing to the state tournament provided the Notre Dame boys volleyball team with a little incentive this season. In only their second year as a program, the Bulldogs finished second in district pool play but didn't stop there, defeating O'Fallon Living Word Christian in straight sets to advance to the Class 3 final four...
Scott-Mississippi, SCAA all-conference teams (05/21/15)
SCOTT-MISSISSIPPI BASEBALL First team Levi Alsup, jr., Kelly Dylan Baugh, jr., Charleston Braden Cox, so., Scott City Brett Ellis, jr., East Prairie Jordan Griggs, sr., Scott County Central Lane Henson, sr., Chaffee Ty Householder, jr., Kelly Jordan Kluesner, jr., Scott City...
Rain postpones area district tournaments (05/21/15)
Another round of wet weather Wednesday once again postponed several baseball and soccer district tournaments. The Class 5 District 1 baseball tournament championship between third-seeded Jackson and top-seeded Poplar Bluff has been rescheduled for 5:30 p.m. Friday at Wilson Rozier Park in Farmington...
Jackson girls soccer team wins district crown (05/21/15)
Rachel Crites netted the game-winning goal on an assist from Jordan Nelson five mintutes into overtime as the top-seeded Jackson girls soccer team defeated third-seeded host Northwest 2-1 in overtime to capture the championship of the Class 4 District 1 Tournament Wednesday in Cedar Hill, Missouri...
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Advance's Brian Whitson (05/21/15)
Advance's Brian Whitson recorded five birdies and carded an even-par 71 to claim medalist honors last week at the Class 1 Sectional 1 boys golf tournament at Dalhousie Golf Club. The junior carded an early double bogey on No. 3 and bounced back with a stellar performance that helped propel the Hornets to a team victory...
Perryville girls soccer team falls to St. Pius in district title game (05/20/15)
Perryville soccer coach Jerry Fulton knew his Pirates would have to play a near-perfect game to win the Class 2 Division 1 district championship Tuesday night.
Central baseball team's season ends in 1-0, nine-inning duel with Bluff (05/20/15)
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- For as much grit and grind the Central baseball team showed this season, it just wasn't enough Tuesday against top-seeded Poplar Bluff.
High school roundup: Advance's Whitson finishes second at Class 1 golf tournament (05/20/15)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Oran baseball team rides Trankler's arm past Advance (05/20/15)
ORAN, Mo. -- The Advance baseball team has seen enough of Thomas Trankler.
Central baseball team rallies past Sikeston in wild district quarterfinal (05/19/15)
With his team on the brink of elimination, Central senior Josh Morse was never overtaken by the moment.
Jackson baseball team uses big 7th inning to beat Hillsboro in district quarterfinal (05/19/15)
The third-seeded Indians scored all of their runs in the final three innings, including three in the bottom of the seventh to come away with a 6-5 victory in walk-off fashion over sixth-seeded Hillsboro in the first round of the Class 5 District 1 tournament at Wilson Rozier Park in Farmington, Missouri.
High school roundup: Jackson girls soccer team reaches district final on last-minute goal (05/19/15)
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Monday.
State golf roundup: Advance golf team tied for 7th at Class 1 state tournament (05/19/15)
The Advance Hornets, led by a 7-over-par 79 by junior Brian Whitson, were tied for seventh place in the team standings after the first round of the Class 1 state golf tournament Monday at Meadow Lakes Acres Country Club in New Bloomfield, Missouri...
St. Vincent girls soccer team ends Kelly's first varsity season (05/19/15)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Monday's Class 1 girls soccer district semifinal at the Perryville Soccer Complex was a matchup between one school extremely familiar with postseason play and another longing to reach those heights. St. Vincent earned a trip to Wednesday's district final with a 2-0 victory over Kelly, a program that, with the loss, concluded its first season of varsity competition...
Notre Dame boys volleyball team advances to Class 3 semifinals (05/19/15)
The Notre Dame boys volleyball team reached the Class 3 semifinals Monday night with a 25-21, 25-13 win over O'Fallon Christian at Francis Howell High School in St. Charles, Missouri. Rhett Simmons had seven kills and four aces to lead the way for the Bulldogs, who improved to 24-8 and will face defending state champion Parkway Central at 7 p.m. Thursday at Westminster Christian...
Q&A with high school state golf qualifiers (05/18/15)
Trent Schumer, sr., Notre Dame How many times have you been a state qualifier: Three Best finish at state: 38th Best tournament score this year, where: 79 at Bent Creek Lowest ever 18-hole score (tournament or practice), where: 71 at Dalhousie Age you started playing: 5...
Scott County Central baseball team topples Leopold to advance to district semis (05/17/15)
ORAN, Mo.. -- Before the first pitch of the Class 1 District 2 baseball tournament was thrown Saturday, there only was one certainty about the day's action: There would be no fly balls lost in the sun. Everything else on the all turf field with dirt sliding pits at Oran High School was a bit more unpredictable due to the sun's replacement...
Jennie Finch hoping to inspire athletes with Semoball Awards keynote speech (05/17/15)
After a softball career that featured an NCAA championship, an Olympic gold medal, time as a professional athlete, international fame and endorsement deals, Jennie Finch could spend her post-playing days just about any way she chooses. The 34-year-old hosts camps across the country and also spends time speaking to athletes, as she will at the Semoball Awards on July 11 at the Southeast Missouri State River Campus...
Kelly sends eight to Class 2 Track and Field Championships (05/17/15)
The Kelly boys and girls track and field teams will be represented in 10 events at the Missouri Class 2 Track and Field Championships after the Hawks won six titles at the Class 2 Sectional 1 meet Saturday at Central R-III High School in Park Hills, Missouri...
Perryville girls soccer team tops Notre Dame in district semifinals (05/17/15)
Marianna Mahathath and Alex Spears scored two goals apiece as the Pirates advanced to the championship game of the Class 2 District 1 girls soccer tournament with a 5-1 victory over host Notre Dame on Saturday. Brooke Moll added a goal for the second-seeded Pirates, who improved to 16-6...
Jackson girls track and field team finishes first at Class 5 District 1 meet (05/17/15)
The 1600 relay may go down as the Jackson girls track and field team's favorite event this season. The Indians -- Carli Knott, Alyssa Kimmich, Chelsea Drum and Morgan Stone -- won the event with a time of 4 minutes, 12.84 seconds but it was the team that followed behind them in second place that quickly became their new best friends: Mehlville finished 0.41 seconds ahead of Lindbergh in the event to give Jackson the championship plaque at Saturday's Class 5 District 1 meet at Seckman High School in Imperial, Mo.. ...
District tournaments set to resume Monday (05/17/15)
Weekend rain washed away first-round games in four of the five district baseball tournaments involving local teams. The Class 1 District 2 tournament in Oran played games Saturday and is still maintaining its original schedule, but all others district tournaments pushed back first-round games to Monday, also altering the dates for semifinal and championship games...