High School Sports
Upbeat Jackson girls cross country team sweeps home invitational
The races had been over for a while before members of the Jackson girls cross country team realized just how well they had performed at the meet they hosted Saturday morning at Jackson City Park. After a recount of the total, it was discovered that the Indians swept all four divisions at the meet, which is raced by grade divisions rather than varsity and junior varsity levels...
High school roundup: Notre Dame begins season at First to the Finish
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Saturday.
High school cross country capsules
Head Coach: Terry Bryeans, 2nd year Team strengths: We have six new runners, four of whom are junior high, and four returning high school runners. We have more seasoned runners who are very determined and we have a bigger team than we did last year...
Meeting organ recipient highlight of Green Up Game for Scott City coach Jim May
"That was awesome, unbelievable," May said. "That was Dominic's heart beating in his chest right there. That's better than winning the game. That's unbelievable."
Scott City football team wins penalty-filled game over St. Vincent
Scott City improved to 2-0 behind a big night by junior Braden Cox, who rushed for two touchdowns, returned a 79-yard punt for a score and passed for a fourth TD.
Central football team finds answers at running back in win over St. Charles West
Central coach Nathan Norman entered Week 2 still in search of someone on the Tigers' squad who would carry the load at running back. He left the game with someone in mind.
High school roundup: Woodland volleyball claims tournament title for first time since 2004
Second-seeded host Woodland knocked off top-seeded Advance in a three-set thriller 23-25, 25-21, 25-20 to capture its first Woodland Invitational Tournament championship in 11 years.
Vianney football team avenges district championship loss to Jackson
Vianney defeated the Indians 52-28 nearly 10 months after Jackson scored 36 unanswered points to end the Griffins' season in the district championship.
High school softball capsules
Cape Central Tigers Head Coach: Amy Blattel, 16th year Assistant Coaches: Seth Ward and Xia Wilson Last season's record: 11-16 Postseason result: Lost to Farmington 11-2 in a Class 4 District 1 semifinal Conference: SEMO Team strenghs: Great work ethic, great positive attitude, coachability...
High school football capsules: Week 2
For the second consecutive week a formidable foe is lining up for revenge against an Indians squad that went 10-2 last season.
High school roundup: Notre Dame volleyball team outlasts Farmington in opener
All scores were reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday.
Bell, Bray lead young Notre Dame girls golf team
Notre Dame junior Zoe Schumer hit from the far end of the driving range with mixed results Tuesday afternoon at Dalhousie Golf Club. Her drives traveled fairly straight and long, impressive for a teenage girl who had just taken up the sport, but her iron shots were proving a little harder to tame...
Notre Dame softball team clobbers Naylor at home
The Bulldogs scored 10 runs in the first inning on their way to a 15-0 win in three innings.
Jackson volleyball team opens season with sweep of St. Vincent
Led by new coach Tracy Robinson, Jackson reversed its fortunes from last year's season opener by defeating St. Vincent 25-16, 25-18 in straight sets.
High school roundup: Perryville boys soccer team kicks off season with win over Poplar Bluff
Eann Bergman scored the lone goal on an assist from Pablo Mattingly as the defending Class 2 boys soccer state champion Perryville kicked off its season with a 1-0 win at home over Poplar Bluff on Tuesday. Goalkeeper Trent Unterreiner had seven saves in the shutout...
High school volleyball preview capsules
Head Coach: Erin Hoffman, 1st year Assistant Coach: Dana Below Last season's record: 19-13-2 Postseason result: Lost to Bernie 19-25, 21-25 in the Class 1 District 2 title game Conference: Stoddard County Activities Association (SCAA) Team strengths: As a new coach in the program, they are working really hard to learn the new ways...
High school roundup: Notre Dame golfers come out firing
All the local high school events reported to the Southeast Missourian.
Notre Dame tennis team defeats Kennett for first time
The Bulldogs posted a 6-3 win over the Indians.
State champ Battle hands Jackson football team loss to start season
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Jackson Indians had two big factors working against them when they opened their season Saturday on the grand stage of Faurot Field, home of the Missouri Tigers. Awaiting Jackson was Battle High School, which the Indians defeated in each of the past two seasons. The Spartans held more than a grudge -- they also held the title of last year's Class 5 state champions...
Vashon upsets Central football team 34-32 in overtime
Aaron Harris put the Tigers ahead on a 22-yard touchdown run in overtime, but after failing to add the two-point conversion, the Wolverines tacked on a 7-yard pass from Clifton Dickens to Levi Stockard and added a two-point conversion run from Charvon Lewis to come away with a 34-32 upset win in overtime.
More physical Scott City football team rolls by Herculaneum
When Scott City football coach Jim May looked out at the field following his team's season opener Friday night, he was happy with what he saw. And it wasn't just because his team had more points and on the scoreboard. "We were very physical," May said of the Rams' 34-6 victory at Herculaneun. ...
Defensive stop fuels Perryville football team in win over Sumner
The Pirates halted the Bulldogs in the red zone late in the first half to maintain a one-point lead and held on for a 36-18 victory at home.
Freshman QB leads Chaffee football team to first win since 2013
Landon Tenkhoff finished his first varsity game with 292 of Chaffee's 327 all-purpose yards and led the Red Devils to a 20-14 come-from-behind victory over Grandview.
High school roundup: Valle Catholic routs St. Vincent football team
The St. Vincent football team was trounced in its season opener, dropping a 62-0 decision against district rival and defending Class 1 champion Valle Catholic on Friday at St. Vincent High School in Perryville, Missouri.
Week 1 high school football preview capsules: Central to host Vashon
The Tigers are coming off a 12-win season that finished at the Edward Jones Dome.
Former area coach Heeb injured but thankful after car accident
The basketball coach was involved in a freak accident Aug. 1 in Florida.
Football preview: Al Young returns to lead Cape Central football team after historic season
Young amassed 1,446 yards from scrimmage and 25 touchdowns on 122 touches as a junior, averaging 11.9 yards per touch while leading the Tigers to the state title game.
Football preview: Young Jackson team working to fill void left by last season's star seniors
The Indians graduated 15 seniors from a team that went 10-2 and reached the Class 5 state quarterfinal round for the second year in a row, and the majority of those players had significant roles on the team.
Football preview: Positive Perryville team focused on future
Perryville coach Mike Wojtczuk knows there's nothing his players can do that will change the past, so his team is adopting a new mindset this season, one that's entirely devoted to what lies ahead.
Football preview: St. Vincent hopes last year's strong finish leads to a better start this season
St. Vincent second-year coach Nathan Rowland hopes the gains continue after initial pains. The Indians lost their first five games last season as the new coach and a young group of Indians, heavy on sophomores, went through an adjustment period. "We had a bunch of guys playing varsity for the first time after having a very large senior class and losing people in starting positions," Rowland said. ...
Football preview: Chaffee football team expects to rebound after winless season
The Red Devils claimed their first SEMO South Conference title in more than 30 years in 2013, but a plethora of key departures and an injury-plagued season sent Chaffee spiraling to a winless 2014 campaign.
Football preview: Senior led Kelly team ready for second varsity season
The Hawks wrapped up their inaugural varsity campaign with a 4-6 record and a 63-14, opening-round loss to Caruthersville in the Class 2 District 1 playoffs.
Football preview: Scott City hopes state baseball success carries over to football season
The ball may be shaped significantly different, but the Scott City Rams are looking for some of the success and magic they had the last time they suited up for coach Jim May.
Central football team begins season ranked fourth in Class 4
The Central football team will enter the season as the fourth-ranked team in the state's Class 4 media football rankings, which were released Tuesday. The Tigers return two key starters in senior Al Young and junior Kway'Chon Chisom from their 2014 team, which wrapped up a 12-3 season with a 48-21 loss to Webb City in the Class 4 state championship...