Sikeston baseball team drops first game of the season to Jackson 13-4
SIKESTON -- After two trips to the plate by Jackson, the Sikeston baseball team found themselves looking up at a big deficit. Not even a spark from...
Sikeston's Thatch, many others make MBCA all state team
For the second-straight year, Sikeston junior Fred Thatch was named an all-state player following Thursday's announcement of the Missouri Basketball...
After 19 seasons, Rod McQuerter steps down as Kelly girls basketball coach
BENTON, Mo. -- Kelly girls basketball head coach Rod McQuerter might be most known for preaching positivity than his record-breaking tenure at Kelly...
Sikeston baseball team routs East Prairie 20-2
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Sikeston scored six runs in the top of the first and never let up, taking down host East Prairie 20-2 Thursday afternoon. The...
Sikeston girls soccer team wins PK gauntlet over St. Vincent to move into Noon Optimist Tournament semis
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Games decided by penalty kicks haven't been kind to the Sikeston soccer program in recent years. In fact, they've been...
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...
Girls Soccer: Sikeston v. St. Vincent
The Sikeston girls soccer team defeated St. Vincent 2-1 after 12 rounds of penalty kicks during the first round of the Noon Optimist Tournament at Notre Dame High School Thursday, March 23, 2017.
Baseball: Sikeston v. NMCC
The Sikeston baseball team defeated New Madrid County Central 10-0 in five innings Monday, March 20, 2017, at Eagle Park in New Madrid, Mo.
Girls Class 4 Sectional-Dexter v. Potosi
Dexter defeated Potosi in a Class 4 sectional game Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at the Farmington Civic Center in Farmington, Mo. (David Jenkins/Standard-Democrat.com)
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