SEMO Spartans baseball team heading to regional
After a year off, Charleston Fighting Squirrels grateful for another shot at Midwest Plains Regional
Missing last year's regional tournament was like a family missing their annual summer vacation for the Charleston Fighting Squirrels baseball team....
Sikeston soccer player Larysa McClellon signs with Southern Baptist University
Sikeston senior Larysa McClellon signed a letter of intent to play soccer for Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Mo., Monday at the Sikeston...
Kelly softball player Samantha Ratledge moves on from MAC
Charleston Fighting Squirrels complete dominant run through Senior Babe Ruth state tournament for first title in three years
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- After a two year absence the Charleston Fighting Squirrels found themselves hoisting the Missouri Senior Babe Ruth state...
Advance tops Dexter for first SCAA Tournament championship in 39 years
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- After a four-decade drought, the Advance Hornets finally claimed another Stoddard County Athletic Association Tournament Championship. Top-seeded Advance held off No. 2 Dexter 54-51 for their first SCAA Tournament title since 1978 and third overall Friday night at Bloomfield High School...
Fourth quarter run lifts Dexter into SCAA Tournament finals over Bloomfield
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- One scoring run in a game mostly void of them wound up being the difference for the Dexter Bearcats. And they picked the perfect time to put some points together. Second-seeded Dexter rattled off 12-unanswered points in in the fourth quarter to supplant the defending SCAA Tournament champion Bloomfield Wildcats 55-42 Thursday during the tournament semifinals at Bloomfield High School...
Dexter girls dial long distance to drill Sikeston
DEXTER, Mo -- A lights-out first quarter by Dexter was more than enough to subdue visiting Sikeston Thursday night. Sophomore Chaylea Mosby's record-tying performance from 3-point range led the way as the Lady Bearcats cruised to a 72-51 win, their 11th of the season...
Dexter's winning streak grows, gets SEMO Conference win over NMCC
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- The SEMO Conference can sometimes be brutal on Dexter, especially early. They lost five of their first six games to that field of nine that's routinely mentioned as one of the toughest grinds in the state. But the Bearcats are far from that 1-5 start now and were able to continue one of the longest winning streaks in southeast Missouri on Friday night...
Dexter hangs on against SCAA rival Bernie 62-59
BERNIE, Mo -- Bernie gave visiting Dexter all they wanted Friday night, but ultimately the Bearcats survived with their undefeated conference record intact. Junior Gabe Jackon led Dexter with his second double-double of the week as the Bearcats avoided a fourth quarter collapse to their neighboring rivals with a 62-59 win...
Charleston scores big first half, cruises past Kennett 79-53
CHARLESTON, Mo -- Coming off one of their biggest wins of the season against Caruthersville, the Charleston Bluejays stayed hot Friday when hosting another Class 3, District 1 rival in Kennett. A dominant first half offensively was combined with a defensive effort that held all but one Indian scorer in single digits to allow the Bluejays to cruise a 79-53 win...
Charleston girls basketball team takes down NMCC in sloppy affair
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- In a game overflowing with turnovers, fouls and missed shots, the Charleston girls basketball team had less in two of those stats during its 64-38 win over New Madrid County Central Thursday at Charleston High School. The two teams combined for 67 turnovers, 46 fouls and 86 missed shots. Remarkably, Charleston had the most turnovers with 34 and still came out ahead...
Charleston takes advantage of size during conference win over NMCC
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- New Madrid County Central knew they were the smaller team heading into its SEMO Conference battle against Charleston. The Bluejays were well aware of that, too. Charleston did most of its damage in the paint and made a star out of 6-5 sophomore Delontre Gillespie during their 75-67 win over NMCC Tuesday at Charleston High School...
Thatch scores 37, Sikeston beats Charleston for a fourth-straight time
CHARLESTON -- Charleston coach Danny Farmer came into Friday night's SEMO Conference matchup against arch rival Sikeston with a plan to contain the scoring of Bulldog guards Fred Thatch and Kevin Jones. That's because in their first meeting in December, the duo combined for 52 points in the Sikeston victory in the SEMO Conference Tournament...
Charleston girls basketball team turns back shorthanded Sikeston 38-36
SIKESTON -- The Christmas break hit both the Sikeston and Charleston girls basketball teams with a period of transition. Sikeston entered Thursday's game down two starters and it got worse when another exited in the second quarter with an injury. Charleston was without Josh Thompson on the sideline. The seventh-year head coach was not in attendance for an undisclosed reason giving way to longtime assistant Dollette Jones...
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