- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)47
- Neelys Landing man shot, killed by highway patrol trooper after traffic stop (05/01/16)43
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)8
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)40
- 2016 All-Missourian Boys Basketball (04/29/16)
- Statement: Man says cops’ good work drove him to grow his own marijuana (05/01/16)1
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
- River Ridge Winery changes hands (05/02/16)
Cape falls in titlegame of junior tourney
After a pair of one-run victories Friday night put the Cape Girardeau American Legion junior baseball team into the final of the District 14 tournament, Plaza Tire ran out of magic on Saturday with a one-run loss.
The 4-3 loss Saturday morning to Dunklin County came only hours after Plaza Tire staved off elimination against the same team. Cape had beaten Dunklin County 2-1 on Friday night.
Cape came close to a another one-run victory on Saturday, as it took a 3-2 lead into the bottom of the seventh. But Dunklin County ended the game and Cape's season with a two-run, walk-off home run with one out in the inning.
Losing pitcher Blake Smith pitched 6 1/3 innings. He allowed six hits, struck out two and walked one.
Cape, which had five hits in the game, finished its season at 24-29.
Pobst, Brown, Standwin hospital scramble
The trio of Justin Pobst, Nathan Brown and Rocky Stand placed first in championship flight Friday at the Southeast Missouri Hospital Foundation's 13th Annual Golf Tournament at the Cape Girardeau Country Club.
Placing second was the team of Jim Childress, J.P. Arpin and Jack Pettet. Mark Edwards, Brad Guess and Larry Stovesand took third.
JIm Ham, Wayne Nesslein and Kenny Bramlett won A flight, and Kyle Shaffer, Geoff Smith and Gary Walker claimed B flight.
Championship flight -- 1. Justin Pobst, Nathan Brown, Rocky Stand; 2. Jim Childress, J.P. Arpin, Jack Pettet; 3. Mark Edwards, Brad Guess, Larry Stovesand.
A flight -- 1. Jim Ham, Wayne Nesslein, Kenny Bramlett; 2. Pat Jesse, Darrell Shackleford, Kent Honey; 3. Luke Cowell, Mary Cotner, Robert James
B flight -- 1. Kyle Shaffer, Geoff Smith, Gary Walker; 2. Kim Grieble, David Strong, Jerry Shipman; 3. Andrew Elizadale, Travis Hyslop, Steve Shelton.
Kneer fires ace at Cape Girardeau C.C.
Mark Kneer of Cape Girardeau carded a hole in one Saturday at Cape Girardeau Country Club.
Kneer used a 5-wood to ace No. 16, a 180-yard par 3.
Witnesses were Adam Burnham, Dick Caldwell and Wally Lage.
-- From staff reports