- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)46
- 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)7
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)38
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- 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)2
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
- Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell (04/25/16)
- Man accused of pointing BB gun at Chaffee resident (04/26/16)2
Riverdogs open season with a split on the road
The Cape Girardeau Riverdogs' amateur baseball team opened its season on the road Saturday with a double-header split against the Southern Illinois Merchants.
The Riverdogs lost the opener 9-1, but won the second game 11-4.
Steve Fowler (0-1) suffered the loss in the opener as he went five innings, allowed six hits and gave up four earned runs. Matt Davis went 2-for-3 to lead the Riverdogs' offense.
Chris Reeves (1-0) got the win in the second game. Reeves went six innings, gave up seven hits and two earned runs. Danny Ivie had three hits and Billy Puckett had two, including a three-run homer for the Riverdogs.
Sikeston wins 6-0, goes to 3A final four
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The No. 4-ranked Sikeston baseball team defeated No. 3 Pacific 6-0 Saturday and earned a spot in Friday's semifinals of the state high school baseball tournament.
Sikeston (21-2) scored twice in the first inning and twice more in the second for an early lead, then scored a pair of runs in the fifth. Chris Cota pitched five innings with four hits and two walks. Blake Dewitt went 3-for-4 for Sikeston, which won its 16th game in a row.
Pacific, rankedNo. 3, finished its season 20-2.
Jackson slips to 1-1 in round-robin tournament
JACKSON, Mo. -- The Jackson junior American Legion baseball team lost 5-1 Saturday to Brentwood in its own round-robin tournament. Brentwood broke open a 1-1 game with a grand-slam home run in the fifth inning. Jackson was held to four hits.
Jackson, 1-1 in the event after it defeated Perryville on Wednesday, will play Kirkwood at 11:30 a.m. today. Earlier Saturday, Perryville (1-1) defeated Kirkwood 4-2.
-- From staff reports