- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)45
- 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)6
- 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)35
- 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
high school notebook
Four of the area's premier girls high school basketball teams will face some of the best talent from St. Louis in the second annual Notre Dame Shootout today.
Cape Central, Poplar Bluff, Jackson and host Notre Dame return from last year's event and will attempt to build on winning records against a beefed-up field in the four-game event.
Their opponents will beIncarnate Word, St. Charles, Parkway West and Nerinx Hall, the latter two St. Louis area teams returning from last year.
Last year, Jackson and Notre Dame rolled past Seckman and McCluer, respectively. Poplar Bluff defeated Nerinx Hall, while Cape Central fell to Parkway West.
Poplar Bluff and Notre Dame carry lofty state rankings into this year's event. Poplar Bluff is the No. 1-ranked team in Class 4A while Notre Dame is No. 2 in Class 2A.
Eftink signs with Fontbonne
Oran senior Maria Eftink will play basketball at Fontbonne College in St. Louis.
Eftink, a 6-foot-2 center, has been a four-year starter at Oran, earning all-conference, all-district and all-region honors. She leads the Lady Eagles in rebounding and scoring.
Fontbonne, a Division III school, is seeking its fifth straight St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title this year.