Sports

Maryville softball falls to Lafayette in districts

The Maryville Spoofhounds softball team held on, but were unable to defeat the Lafayette Irish October 7 in the Class 3 District 16 opener. The Irish pulled a 12-4 win in St. Joseph to advance in the tournament while ending Maryville’s season. Maryville’s Summer Swalley swings at a pitch in the first inning against Lafayette

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Worth County Tigers take it to the North Andrew Cardinals

The score was 56-6 at halftime in Grant City on October 6 when the North Andrew Cardinals went up against the Worth County Tigers. Photo submitted by Dana Auffert. Brayden Welch and Caleb Parman tackle a the Cardinal line. For more photos, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.  

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Maryville volleyball loses to Smithville

The Maryville High School volleyball team lost to Smithville during senior night in two sets scoring 25-21 and 25-22 on October 10. Maryville seniors Haley Akins and Abby Loe both get into position to volley the ball. For more information and photos, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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Hounds hold on to streak with 14-3 win over Savages

The Maryville High School Spoofhound football team held on to its 49 straight winning streak at the Hound Pound on October 6 with a 14-3 win over the Savannah Savages. Homecoming for the Hounds proved to be a battle with muddy field conditions. Inclement weather did hold off, although the sky to the north was

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Area youth compete in trapshooting

Maryville High School students, Jacob Ginther, Michael Immel, Beau Gillispie, Tobin Cordell and Fritz Lager, compete as part of the Northwest Technical School FFA chapter in a trapshooting event in Smithville on October 7. The school took 37 students to the meet with Justin Firavich earning the highest score by shooting 49/50. Nodaway-Holt’s FFA chapter

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Rock Port’s offensive weapons too much for SHNH

The South Holt/Nodaway-Holt Spartans were unable to match the offensive intensity of the Rock Port Blue Jays October 6 in Graham. The Blue Jays would defeat the Spartans 82-32 late in the fourth quarter to enforce the mercy rule with 3:49 still to play. South Holt/Nodaway-Holt quarterback Eric Ottman scrambles for a much-needed first down in

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Geography with Goudge

The FBS or Football Bowl Subdivision (formerly Division IA) consists of 128 teams that have been known as Major College through the years. This player-production map, based on where the players attended high school, indicates a strong regional concentration in the Deep South. This area forms the core or footprint of the SEC, the Southeastern

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Maryville soccer stomps Savannah 10-0

The Maryville High School boys soccer team played through the rain, beating Savannah 10-0 during the October 3 game. Jaxon Pettlon drives the ball down the field. For more photos, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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MHS softball triumphs over North Platte 11-9

Maryville High School softball pitcher Riley Gray had four strikeouts in the October 2 game against North Platte. MHS came out on top in the 11-9 victory on the Spoofhound home ball field. For more photos, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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Platte Valley crowns Homecoming royalty

The Platte Valley Longhorns faced the DeKalb Tigers during a Homecoming game September 30. The final score saw the Longhorns coming up short 64-68. However, the day was filled with additional events enjoyed by students, parents and alumni. There were two sets of royalty crowned with the crown bearer duties falling to Claire Clements, daughter

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