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- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
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- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)2
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)26
- Tanker truck catches fire near Oak Ridge (04/24/16)7
- Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell (04/25/16)
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
Jackson netters fall at state tourney
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Jackson High School's Nicole Poythress won her first match but then suffered two straight losses Friday as the Class 4A State Tennis Tournament got under way here.
Poythress defeated Ebony Palmer of Hazelwood East 6-0, 6-0 in the opening round.
Then Poythress had the misfortune of running into defending state champion Kiki Stastny of St. Joseph's Academy in the quarterfinals. Stastny romped 6-1, 6-0. Poythress was then eliminated in the consolation quarterfinals 6-1, 6-1 by Stephanie Smarr of Columbia Rock Bridge.
Jackson's doubles team of Kelly Mitchell and Carly Vogelsang lost both its matches Friday, 6-3, 6-2 to a squad from Hazelwood Central and 6-1, 7-5 to a team from Springfield Kickapoo.
In Class 1A-3A, Charleston's doubles team of Courtney McClendon won its first match but lost its next two. Charleston's other doubles squad of Mindi Luehmann and Emily McDowell lost both its matches.