- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)46
- Neelys Landing man shot, killed by highway patrol trooper after traffic stop (05/01/16)42
- 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
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- 2016 All-Missourian Boys Basketball (04/29/16)
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)3
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
Redhawks face daunting task against nationally ranked SIU
The Southeast Missouri State softball team will venture across the river today for one of its biggest challenges this year.
Southeast (4-2) and Southern Illinois (11-1) will play a 2 p.m. doubleheader in Carbondale, Ill.
SIU is ranked 18th and 23rd in the two major national polls. The Salukis won their first 11 games before losing 8-0 to top-ranked Alabama.
The Salukis have outscored their opponents 62-22.
Southeast has not played since Feb. 15 after the Redhawks had a scheduled tournament in Memphis, Tenn., canceled because of the weather over the weekend.
SIU has won 12 straight meetings against the Redhawks and lead the all-time series 73-28-1.
Soccer signs six
The Southeast women's soccer program has signed six players to national letters of intent for next season, including five high school seniors.
Included among the signees are two previously announced local products, Notre Dame's Courtney Luehmann and Jackson's Bobbi Jo Schlick.
Other high school signees are Brigette Schuppan from Nerinx Hall in St. Louis County, along with Ali Bauer and Kristen Starkey from St. Dominic in the St. Charles area.
Also headed to Southeast is Hayley Abbott from Narooma, Australia, who spent three years at the NSW Institute of Sport and has international experience.
Starkey is the only goalkeeper among the group.
-- From staff reports