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- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
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- Statement: Man says cops’ good work drove him to grow his own marijuana (05/01/16)1
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Central tennis turns back Dexter to remain perfect
The Central girls tennis team remained unbeaten in dual matches by posting a 6-3 victory against Dexter.
The Tigers (7-0) won all but one singles match. Liz LaFoe and Monica Toole, who both won singles matches, teamed up for Central's lone doubles victory.
Central 6, Dexter 3
1. Dani Gross (C) def. Molly Jarrell 8-1
2. Monica Toole (C) def Amanda Wooley 8-6
3. Brett Ford (C) def. Claire Critchlow 8-4
4. Liz LaFoe (C) def. Summer Carter 8-6
5. Sarah Ford (C) def. Brittney Bagby 8-2
6. Taylor Nelson (D) def. Lindsey Pingel 8-3
1. Jarrell-Wooley (D) def. B. Ford-Gross 8-3
2. LaFoe-Toole (C) def. Critchlow-Carter 9-8, 7-4
3. Bagby-Nelson (D) def. S. Ford-Pingel 8-5
JV -- Central won 10-2. Singles winners: Jill Blattner, Brittney Hiatt, Kristan Ford, Claire Sear, Lauren Tobin (2), Kaitlin Spaulding; Doubles (Central): Blattner-Limbaugh, Hiatt-Foley, Bahn-Tobin
Farmington 6, Jackson 3
Jackson fell to Farmington on the road. Maddy Bruegging won a singles match and was part of a winning doubles team.
1.Edney (F) def. Jessica Drum 9-7
2. Miller (F) def. Shannon Cobb 8-3
3. Banks (F) def. Sarah Hinkebien 8-5
4. Maddy Bruegging (J) def. Wolow 8-2
5. Chase Crowell (J) def. Montegue 8-6
6. Bayless (F) def. Sarah Detring 8-6.
1. Drum-Bruegging (J) def, Edney-Banks 8-5
2. Miller-Wolow (F) def. Cobb-Hinkebein 8-3
3. Montegue-Forsythe (F) def. Crow-Schneider 8-4
JV -- Jackson won 7-2. Singles winners (J): Linda Lane, Maddy Rupke, Charley Fausett, Katie Davis, Kami Miinch, Andrea Penzel; Doubles: Terry-Sneathen, Penzel-Fausett, Lane-Rupke
BOYS SOCCER Notre Dame 3, Farmington 1
Bryce Willen put Notre Dame on top for good midway through the first half in a home victory.
Willen and Mark Unterreiner each had a goal and an assist in the victory. Unterreiner scored the first goal on an assist from Jason Delgado and later assisted on Willen's tiebreaking goal.
Chris Meyer scored the Bulldogs' lone goal of the second half with an assist from Willen.
"We played really well tonight," said Notre Dame coach Brad Wittenborn. "We could' ve finished off some our offensive chances better, but we are heading in the right direction."
The Bulldogs (4-3) will face Kentucky teams Marshall County and Murray at home on Saturday.
SOFTBALL Notre Dame 3, Jackson 0
Kristain Burger pitched around two Notre Dame errors to notch her fifth win of the season. Burger also helped herself at the plate by hitting a home run.
Jackson pitcher Darla Mangles allowed only two earned runs in seven innings. However, Notre Dame (13-1) dropped Jackson to 3-11 on the season.
WP -- Kristain Burger, 5-0. LP -- Darla Mangles, 1-6. Extra-base hits: 2B -- Rachel Peart (J); HR -- Burger (ND). Records -- Notre Dame 13-1; Jackson 3-11.
Kelly 14, East Prairie 2
Kelly belted 11 hits and took advantage of seven East Prairie miscues to earn their 10th win.
Kelly Essner went 2-for-4 for the Hawks (10-2), banging out a triple and a home run while driving in five runs in the five-inning rout. Meghan Tetley earned her first win, pitching three innings and striking out one.
WP -- Meghan Tetley (1-0). LP -- Thomure. Extra-base hits: 3B -- Kelly Essner (K); HR -- Essner (K). Multiple hits -- Kelly, Essner 2-4, Britney Ponder 2-2. Records -- Kelly10-2.
|VOLLEYBALL Oak Ridge||25-25 Chaffee||11-12|
Oak Ridge won in straight sets at home. For Oak Ridge, Erin Hahs had seven kills, Jessica Seyer had six kills and Cheryl Birkbigler had nine digs.
JV -- Oak Ridge won
Advance (6-3-1) swept Leopold at home. Angela Broshois had eight kills, Kaci Cooper had three blocks, Stephania Jordan added six digs and Kacie Ritter contributed 10 assists.
JV -- Leopold won 25-19, 25-22
|Meadow Hts.||26-25 Saxony||24-18|
Meadow Heights (5-6-1) won a close match at home. Leading the Panthers were Julie Hahs with five kills and five aces, Chasity Wilfong with six kills and six aces and Erica Wilfong with five aces. For Saxony, Nicole Petzoldt had three kills and four blocks.
JV -- Meadow Height won 25-6, 25-11
|Bell City||25-25 Richland||20-18|
Bell City was led to a road victory by Megan Slagley, who had two aces and three digs, and Rachel Spear, who had 11 assists.
JV -- Bell City won 25-18, 25-22
Jackson escaped with a win at Woodland in three sets. Rebecca Martin had 11 kills, Natalie Koeper had nine digs and Roxie Hudack added 18 assists for Jackson (5-2-2).
JV -- Jackson won 25-19, 23-25, 30-28
|Crystal City||25-25 Perryvillle||21-21|
Perryville fell to 1-1 in conference play with a two-game loss.
Stacey Landholt had four kills and two blocks to lead Perryville. Jodie Amschler had three kills. Joceyln Moll had three blocks.
JV -- Perryville lost 25-16, 18-25, 24-26
|Scott City||25-25 Bloomfield||16-13|
Scott City improved to 12-4 with a win on the road. Kacie Cartwight had six kills and four aces, Jenny Glency and Ashton Phillips had four kills and Lindsey Amick added 10 assists.
JV -- Scott City defeated Bloofield 25-16, 25-23
The Central junior high football team fell 20-18 at Farmington in its opener despite two long touchdown passes from Jordan Sheets to Andrew Ratliff.
-- From staff reports