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Geography with Goudge

The 89th annual Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star game is July 17 in Washington, DC. This week’s map of Major League Baseball All-Star Players over the past 10 years, a total of 342 players, is based upon where the players attended high school. States in the south and west are the leading per-capita producers of

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Geography with Goudge

Wimbledon, the oldest tennis tournament in the world which was first played in 1877, is upon us now through July 15. This map displays the hometowns of the 25 tennis players from the United States, 11 men and 14 women competing in this year’s Wimbledon Tennis Singles Championships. The East Coast, Midwest and California dominate.

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10th annual 8-man all-star game set for July 7

The Missouri 8-man Football Coaches Association will host its 10th annual Missouri 8-man football senior all-star game in July. Thirty-nine of Missouri’s top 8-man senior football players have been invited to participate in the event and were drafted by the coaches into two teams, Silver and Green. The Silver All-Star Team includes: Cole Alloway and

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Northwest releases 2018 Bearcat football ticket information

Northwest Missouri State Bearcat football season tickets will be on sale soon for the 2018 campaign. Renewals can be done online starting at www.bearcatsports.com/tickets and all season ticket sales can be done in person beginning July 10 at the Cashiering Office in the Administration Building. Reserved football season tickets are $100 and require a membership in the Bearcat Booster

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Youth PGA league holds match on Watson 9

The youth PGA league of three Maryville teams and one St. Joseph team played a match on the Watson 9, Mozingo Lake Golf Course, June 24. Breaking into duos, the young golfers played best ball. Alex Rice, Maryville, determines the trajectory of his shot before teeing off.

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Smithsonian Exhibit on sports coming to local museum

The Nodaway County Historical Society (NCHS) recently announced the Maryville museum has been selected to host the Smithsonian traveling exhibit “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America” from October 12 to December 2. The NCHS and the surrounding community have been expressly chosen by the Missouri Humanities Council to host this exhibit, which was created by

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Geography with Goudge

The 2018 NBA draft concluded last week with the selection of 60 players over two rounds. During the past five years, 2014-2018, more than 300 players were compiled to produce this per-capita production map of drafted basketball players based on where they went to high school. The middle of the country or the Heartland indicates

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Geography with Goudge

This map displays the 2018 Kansas City Royals current active roster of 25 players by birthplace. Seven of the players are from outside the US. The Royals are made up of players from the South, 32 percent, California and Latin America, 28 percent, accounting for the highest concentration. Nine of the 25 were on the

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First Home Run Derby delights crowd, participants

The Greater South Nodaway Community Foundation and South Nodaway PTO sponsored the first Home Run Derby June 16 at the new Guilford Sports Complex. The division leaders were: eight and under, Easton Davis, five years old; nine to 10 years, Andy Mattson; 11 to 12 years, Landon Wiederholt, far left; 13 to 15 years, Seth

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Geography with Goudge

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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