High School Sports
Jackson girls basketball team advances to tourney final
Cassidi Tomsu netted 12 of her game-high 26 points in the second quarter, lifting the second-seeded Indians to a 59-36 victory over third-seeded Sikeston in the second semifinal of the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic on Thursday at the Show Me Center.
Saxony girls basketball team routs Notre Dame in Kelso Supply semifinal
With less than two minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, Saxony Lutheran junior Brianna Mueller drained a runner in the lane as her teammates on the bench held up a banner recognizing her 1,000th career point.
High school roundup: St. Vincent boys rally past Leopold
All the local high school events reported Thursday to the Southeast Missourian.
Southeast Missourian Athlete of the Week: Jackson's Blake Reynolds
Jackson senior Blake Reynolds and his teammates wasted little time distancing themselves from Charleston in the third-place game of the SEMO Conference Tournament. Reynolds, who has signed to play at Yale, poured in points as the Indians built an insurmountable lead in the early going...
Sophomore shines in Notre Dame girls basketball team's tourney win over Central
Notre Dame's Hayli Chapman scored a career-high 21 points in a 53-43 win over Cape Central.
Ellenburg propels Bernie boys basketball team past Woodland
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- There wasn't much that could stop Caleb Ellenburg on Tuesday night. The Bernie senior was near perfect from the field, where he finished the game 10 of 13 (77 percent) with 23 points, including 20 in the first half of a 60-51 victory over Woodland in a Stoddard County Conference game at Woodland High School.
Kelso Supply Holiday Classic roundup: Saxony Lutheran routs Scott City in tourney opener
The Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team opened the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic with a convincing 96-12 win over the Scott City Rams on Wednesday at the Show Me Center.
Unbeaten Crusaders carry top seed in girls tourney
Last season the Saxony Lutheran girls basketball team entered the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic as the top seed. The Crusaders reached the championship game for the second straight season before falling to Notre Dame in the championship game 40-37. Saxony again will hold the No. 1 seed in the Kelso Supply Holiday Classic when it takes the court against eighth-seeded Scott City at 4 p.m. today at the Show Me Center.
Five Tigers, two Indians receive all-state recognition
Five Central players and Tigers coach Nathan Norman were recognized in the Missouri media All-State teams released Tuesday.
High school roundup: Cummins leads Oran girls to win
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
Meadow Heights girls basketball team sizzles early against St. Vincent
PATTON, Mo. -- Fifteen minutes before the Meadow Heights girls basketball team took the floor against St. Vincent on Monday night, seniors Kiana Hotop and Emma Cook sensed they were going to have a big game for the Panthers.
Jackson scorches Charleston to claim third place in conference tourney
When does a third-place take on some glitter for a No. 1 seed? When a team with pride answers to its own challenge just 24 hours after a sour performance.
Chaffee girls basketball team holds off Kelly to win its tourney title
The Hawks had beaten their first two opponents by at least 25 points, but in Saturday's championship game second-seeded host Chaffee built an early lead and held off a late rally by the Hawks.
MHSVCA hosts banquet in Jackson
More than 30 high school volleyball players from across the state flocked to Jackson High School on Saturday to participate in the Missouri High School Volleyball Coaches Association All-State Banquet.
Central basketball team nips Notre Dame for SEMO Confernce consolation title
The Tigers defeated the Bulldogs 53-50 on Friday night at Sikeston High School.
High school roundup: Scott City boys basketball team topples Oran 54-37
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Friday.
Jackson boys basketball team falls to New Madrid County Central in conference semifinal
SIKESTON, Mo. -- New Madrid County Central wasn't the only team top-seeded Jackson battled Thursday night. The Indians also had to fight themselves.
High school roundup: Central, Notre Dame basketball teams to meet in consolation
Central's Al Young had a game-high 20 points to lead the second-seeded Tigers' boys basketball team to a win over third-seeded Sikeston in a SEMO Conference Tournament consolation semifinal on Wednesday at Sikeston High School. Andre Statam added 18 points in the win, while Peyton Montgomery scored 10 and netted the 1,000th point of his high school career in the process...
Notre Dame boys basketball team falls in first round of conference tournament
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Notre Dame boys basketball coach Paul Unterreiner said his team was feeling confident coming into a matchup against New Madrid County Central.
High school roundup: Central swim team hosts Splash Out Cancer Meet
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Central boys basketball team bounces back from first-round loss in conference tourney
SIKESTON, Mo. -- After losing to Poplar Bluff in the opening round of the SEMO Conference Tournament, the second-seeded Cape Central boys basketball team bounced back with a 41-29 win over No. 9 Dexter. Central (4-1) held a slim 12-10 lead after one quarter, but extended the lead to 18-14 at the break...
Central boys basketball team falls to Poplar Bluff in conference tourney opener
Four consecutive steals in the middle of the fourth quarter allowed the seventh-seeded Poplar Bluff Mules to push their lead to 11 points before hanging on to upset the second-seeded Central Tigers 79-69 in the opening round of the SEMO Conference Tournament on Monday night at Sikeston High School.
High school roundup: Chaffee girls basketball team wins tourney opener
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Monday.
Defending champion Jackson receives top seed for Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament
The Jackson and Central basketball teams met for the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament title a year ago.
Reynold's long 3 gives Woodland boys basketball team its tournament championship
The senior sank a deep 3-pointer with 1.2 seconds remaining to give the Cardinals a 61-58 victory over Scott City.
Scott County Central boys basketball team wins seventh straight OIT
ORAN, Mo. -- Scott County Central went to a zone defense to try to help contain Malden senior Cortez Robbins in the championship game of the Oran Invitational Tournament on Friday night. In the process, the six-time defending tournament champs found the zone...
Advance boys basketball team defeats host Oran in third-place game of OIT
The basket must have looked as big as a golf hole for Advance guard Brian Whitson on Friday night in the third-place game of the Oran Invitational Tournament. And for the junior, that's a good thing. Whitson, who finished fourth at the Class 1 state golf tournament in May as a freshman, was filling the basket with 3-pointers against the Eagles...
2014 Missouri Football Coaches Association All-State Football Teams
Four members of the Central football team were named first-team all-state by the Missouri Football Coaches Association on Friday.