The Northwest Missouri State University mens basketball team fell to Minnesota State 60-50 in the first round of the NCAA Central Region Tournament held in Maryville on March 12. Northwest finished the season with a 27-4 record. Chris-Ebou Ndow shoots from the outside. He scored the most points with 21 and had 13 rebounds. For
March Madness is upon us. This proportional-symbol map displays the NCAA Division I basketball teams that have amassed the highest finishes over the past five years. The largest symbols include Villanova, Kansas, Kentucky, Arizona, Virginia, Duke and North Carolina. These programs tend to lie within the basketball heartland or core area. Successful teams over this
Members of the Nodaway County rugby team train hard during practice on March 8. Aiden Cullin and Keiren Watkins reach for a tackle during practice. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.
The Maryville boys lost the quarterfinals to Hogan Prep 57-47, at Lee’s Summit High School, ending their season March 3 with a record of 24-5. Junior Eli Dowis, goes up with force for a layup while getting fouled. For more pictures and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.
The Bearcat men’s basketball team has moved up two spots to fifth in the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Rankings after their MIAA Tournament Championship in Kansas City this past weekend. They will be hosting the Central Region Championship Tournament this weekend, March 10, 11 and 13, at Bearcat Arena. This proportional-symbol map indicates
The Maryville High School Spoofhound boys basketball team took home the Class 3 District 16 District Championship with the win over the Penney High School Hornets at Hamilton on February 24. The final score was 62-52 with the Hounds dominating play throughout the game. Despite unfavorable weather conditions, the loyal student section was there supporting
The eastern half of the country dominates per-capita production of men’s major college basketball players. A line from Louisiana through Illinois and onto Maryland in the east includes all states that are well above the national average or norm in production. Twelve percent of the players are from outside the US. March Madness will soon
Four Maryville High School wrestlers competed at the Class 2 MSHSAA state tournament February 15 and 16 in Columbia. Senior Jackson Sanders had the best showing for the Spoofhounds, making it to the final eight in the 170 weight class, with two wins and two losses. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway
District tournament play on February 21 saw the Jefferson Eagles Boys Basketball team dominate the West Nodaway Rockets. Final score was 84-44. Clayton Merrigan goes up strong during the Eagle win. He was the Eagles high scorer with 17 points. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.
The North Nodaway Mustangs girls basketball team finished the season with a first round loss to the Rock Port Blue Jays, 33-43, on February 19 at Northeast Nodaway in Ravenwood. Concentrated effort in the second half of play saw the Mustangs out score the Blue Jays by one point in the third quarter and trail