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Since 1950, the College World Series (CWS) has been held in Omaha, NE. Mapping the champions from the past 40 years indicates the further south a team is located, the greater their chances of winning the series. LSU leads the list with six titles followed by Cal St. Fullerton and Miami in Florida with four

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Geography with Goudge

Soon an NBA Champion will be crowned. This choropleth map is based on where the current 450 NBA roster players attended high school. Two areas in the eastern half of the US, that is the Mid-Atlantic urban core and rural south central states, standout as leading per capita producers of players. Professional basketball is truly

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Spoofhounds excel at state track and field championship

Six Maryville Spoofhounds brought home medals in five events from the Class 3 MSHSAA track and field championship held May 25 and 26 in Jefferson City. Senior Caleb Feuerbacher earned two medals including winning first place in the 3200 meters with a time of 9:35.21. He was also part of the fifth place 4×800 team,

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Geography with Goudge

The 2018 NCAA Division I Women’s Softball College World Series (WCWS) is being played this week in Oklahoma City. This proportional-symbol map displays the 12 teams that have won championships over the past 36 years. Five of those teams are in the 2018 WCWS. UCLA leads with 12 team titles, followed by Arizona with eight,

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Spoofhound soccer falls to St. Pius at sectionals

The Maryville High School girls soccer team ended its season with a 1-5 loss to St. Pius X at sectionals on May 19 at the Hound Pound. Maryville senior Annika Johnson chases down St. Pius senior Rachel Kolich. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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Riley earns two titles at state track, several others medal

The Class 1 MSHSAA State Track and Field Championship was May 18 and 19 at Adkins Stadium, Jefferson City, with 10 athletes competing from Platte Valley, South Holt/Nodaway-Holt and Northeast Nodaway. And half brought medals back home to Northwest Missouri. Platte Valley junior Ashley Riley took home two state titles, placing first in the 1600-meter

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Geography with Goudge

The 2018 NCAA Division I Softball Regionals dominated ESPN coverage this past weekend. Super Regionals, or the Sweet Sixteen, will be played this coming weekend. The SEC accounts for eight 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,

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Nodaway County athletes compete at sectionals in Lathrop

Track athletes from Platte Valley, Nodaway-Holt and West Nodaway competed in Class 1 MSHSAA sectionals on May 12 at Lathrop High School. Northeast Nodaway senior Dylan Mildfeldt won the 100-meter dash to advance to the Class 1 MSHSAA state championship on May 18 and 19 in Jefferson City.  

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Geography with Goudge

This week’s map is a proportional symbol map displaying current NCAA Division I collegiate baseball rankings. Florida, Oregon State, Stanford, North Carolina State and Ole Miss lead the way. Twenty-one of the 25 teams are located in the Deep South. Southeastern dominance along with PAC-12 teams correlate with traditional baseball hotbeds. This pattern is similar

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Maryville advances 11 to state track and field championship

Maryville High School qualified 11 athletes for the MSHSAA track and field championship following their performances at the Class 3 Sectional 4 meet on May 19 at Odessa. The state meet is May 25 and 26 in Jefferson City. See full results on Prep Scoreboard. Seniors Caleb Feuerbacher and Zach Staples both competed in the

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