Sports

Trojans Homecoming sees football team victorious

Nodaway-Holt royalty included seniors DJ Beaderstadt and Phoebe Gard. Beaderstadt is the son of Kristine Patterson while Gard’s mother is Bet Gard. The Spartans won 50-0 against the Dekalb Tigers. For more photos and  information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader. Save

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Panthers hand Muskets a Homecoming loss

The North-West Nodaway Muskets were shut out in a 50-0 Homecoming loss by the Mound City Panthers that spanned a little over one half September 15 in Burlington Jct. The Homecoming king was Trace Hunt, son of Brian Hunt and Rachel Hunt, while the Homecoming queen was Hope Ogle, granddaughter of Bill and Nancy Ogle.

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Northeast Nodaway falls to Dekalb

The Northeast softball team lost to Dekalb 8-4 on September 19. Bluejay Blair Stoll releases a powerful pitch, striking out her opponent. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader. Save

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Geography with Goudge

The Football Championship Subdivision (FCS), formerly Division I-AA, player production map with 11,893 players indicates a strong regional concentration in the Southeast similar to last week’s NFL players map. However, the area of higher production extends up the Atlantic coast into Connecticut and New Jersey. Another area of high production is apparent in the Dakotas

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SHNH handle Platte Valley in halftime shutout

Spartan running back Westyn Williams takes a handoff from quarterback Eric Ottman against Platte Valley September 8 at Graham. Williams led the team with four touchdowns as the Spartans went on to defeat the Longhorns 54-0 by halftime. For the full story and more photos, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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Geography with Goudge

The NFL season is now in full swing.  Which region of the country produces the highest quality football players? The Southern Slant is evident in this week’s professional football player map. This per-capita map is based on where the currently-active players went to high school. The leading southern states account for 42 percent of all

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Wickersham medals at golf match

With a score of 43, Spoofhound golfer Laurelle Wickersham earned a medal during the golf meet with LeBlond. Maryville won over LeBlond 187-229 on September 11 at Mozingo Lake Recreational Park.

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Young Bluejays unable to tame Eagles

Platte Valley shortstop Kaylin LaMaster had her hand in all three outs against Northeast Nodaway in the bottom of the third inning as the Eagles went on to win 11-0 September 5 against the Bluejays in Ravenwood. For more photos and the complete sports story, see the Printed Nodaway News Leader. Save

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Geography with Goudge

The Bearcats opened with an impressive win against Emporia State in front of a crowd of 8,055. Last year they ranked 14th nationally out of 170 Division II teams with an average attendance of 7,129 per home game. This map of 2016 average home attendance indicates the Midwest, that is Missouri and Kansas represented by

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