Sports

Bluejays win sectional baseball

The Northeast Nodaway baseball team beat St. Joseph Christian, 10-9, during a sectional game May 23 on the Northwest campus. Spencer Weir dives after a ball in an attempt to catch it. For more photos and information see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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2017 NCAA Division I Softball Super Regionals, called the Sweet Sixteen, will be played this weekend, May 27-28. The SEC accounts for seven of the teams. This proportional-symbol map displays the teams that have amassed the highest rankings over the past five years. The largest symbols include Oklahoma, Alabama, Florida, Oregon, Michigan and Tennessee. All

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Nodaway County represented well at Class 1 state track

Ashley Riley of Platte Valley keeps close to the front of the pack all eight laps in the 3200-meter run, taking second in the event at the state track meet May 19-20 in Jefferson City. Northeast Nodaway and the South Holt/Nodaway-Holt teams were also represented at the state meet. For more photos and information, see

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PGA league gears up for first match

Mozingo Lake Recreation Park Head Golf Professional Kyle Easter partnered with St. Joseph County Club and Moila County Club in St. Joseph to offer a PGA youth golf league. The two courses in St. Joseph filled one team, while youth from Mozingo filled the remaining three teams. Members of the PGA league include, front: Ethan

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This proportional-symbol map displays Collegiate Baseball Division I final polls from 2012 to 2016. LSU, Virginia, TCU, Florida State, Louisville and Vanderbilt lead the list that includes 72 teams during this five-year period. Southeastern dominance along with PAC-12 teams correlate with traditional baseball hotbeds. This pattern is similar to the baseball player origins map, leaving

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County baseball teams on a roll

Maryville Tomas Coalson makes his way around third for a score in the fourth off a two-run single by Tyler Houchin. Maryville would go on to defeat Cameron 13-3 on May 13 in the district opener. A few days later, Maryville earned a trip to the district championship versus Lafayette winning 8-5 over Savannah May

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Maryville High School soccer advances in district play

Addison Hull shoots to score her first goal of the 7-0 win over Lafayette High School in the first round of district tournament play. She was assisted by Lydia Mitchell. Hull and Mitchell both scored two goals for the Spoofhounds. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader. Save

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MHS golf team advances to state

The Maryville Spoofhounds golf team placed second at the Class 2 Sectional 4 on May 8 at Shirkey Golf Course in Richmond to qualify for state as a team. The Hounds had a team score of 330 behind LeBlond’s 326 and ahead of Summit Christian Academy with 363, O’Hara with 368, Penney with 372 and

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Area youth qualify for state trapshoot

Students from Maryville High School and Nodaway-Holt High School qualified to compete at the state level of trapshoot May 6. TrapNH: Right: Nodaway-Holt students who qualified for the state trapshoot contest were, front: James Chesnut, Zachary Abrams, Cole Alloway, Tad Smock; back: Brody Day, Treyton Plummer, Kaiden Vance, Derick Thorton. Not pictured: Eli Sloniker and

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Ohio State won its second consecutive NCAA Men’s Volleyball Championship this past weekend. There are 22 Division I men’s volleyball programs resulting in 456 players. The per-capita production of Division I men’s volleyball players is greatest in the West and Big Ten States with Hawaii leading followed by California, Illinois and Pennsylvania.  California produces 165

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