- 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)32
- 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
thursday's sports briefly
SOUTHEAST TRACK ATHLETES COMPETE IN DRAKE RELAYS
Several Southeast Missouri State University track athletes will compete in the Drake Relays beginning today.
On the men's side, Southeast entrants will be Jaret Willi (pole vault), Shelton Scott (triple jump), Jay Heddell (shot put, discus) and the 1,600-meter relay team of Jason Campbell, Chaz Brown, Adam Shupe and Michael Bobo.
Southeast's women's entrants will be Heather Jenkins (shot put, discus), Laura VanHoevelaak (400 hurdles), the sprint medley relay team (Kaci Pilcher, Hannah Stuckenschneider, LaQuita Andrews, Lyndsey Stevenson) and the 1,600 relay team (VanHoevelaak, Stuckenschneider, Andrews, Stevenson).
Other Southeast track athletes will compete Saturday in meets at Murray State or Missouri-Kansas City.
Williams among winners in Cape Chip-A-Ways event
Linda Williams was the winner of the A flight while Jo Ann Williams won the B flight in the weekly Cape Chip-A-Ways event. The play of the day was won by Evelyn Riley. Lillian Angle was the low-putt winner.
Local gymnast qualifies for junior Olympic meet
Tanywa Cwick, a Level 10 gymnast and student at Central High School, finished third in the all-around and earned a bronze medal in the Region 4 meet April 6 in St. Paul, Minn. She qualified for the national junior Olympic event May 4 and 5 in Landover, Md.
Cwick finished ninth in floor, fourth in vault, fourth in bars and fourth in beam.
In seven years at Wilmington, Wainwright was 136-103.
-- From staff, wire reports