Sports

Geography with Goudge

The Bearcat baseball team has a conference win/loss record of 21 – 9, ranking first in the MIAA Conference. Per-capita production of all 9,288 Division II baseball players by hometown indicates that the Midwest and South, traditional hotbeds of baseball, are at the forefront. This pattern resembles the Major League production map. The Bearcats host

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Area schools compete at Indian Relays

On April 20, area athletes competed at the 2018 Indian Relays held at Tarkio High School. Athletes from Nodaway-Holt competed as part of SHNH, Jefferson and South Nodaway as Platte Valley and North Nodaway and West Nodaway as North-West Nodaway. Platte Valley junior Clayton Walker sprints down the track in the 100 meter where he placed

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Spoofhounds host tournament at Mozingo

The Maryville boys golf team braved the cold weather to play in the MEC a tournament on April 18 held at Mozingo Lake Recreation Park. Other participating schools included Smithville, Benton, Bishop LeBlond, Cameron, Chillicothe, Lafayette and Savannah. The hounds took fifth with a 376. Connor Durbin follows through with his swing, watching the ball

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Geography with Goudge

The per-capita production of collegiate bowlers by hometown is a good example of a regional sport. In this case, it’s the northeast that dominates. There are 80 NCAA bowling programs and 661 bowlers. The Vanderbilt Commodores won their second national championship, defeating McKendree in the 15th season of the sport this past weekend in St.

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County schools compete in Blue Jay Relays

North-West Nodaway, Platte Valley, South Holt-Nodaway-Holt and Northeast Nodaway participated at the Blue Jay Relays on April 10 in Rock Port. Northeast Nodaway athlete Blair Stoll winds up to throw the discus. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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Geography with Goudge

The Boston Marathon is the oldest continually operating marathon. The 122nd running of the Boston Marathon will take place this Monday, April 16. This map indicates cooler climates host more marathons than warmer climates. The number of marathon race finishers across the nation has steadily grown over the past 40 years. Since 1976, the number

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Maryville baseball routs Cameron at home

The Maryville Spoofhounds baseball team defeated the Cameron Dragons 17-3 on April 5 at home. Spoofhound senior Zach Patton rounds second base. He hit a double and two singles and scored three runs. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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MHS Tennis soaks up sunshine at home meet

The Maryville Spoofhounds tennis team hosted LeBlond on April 4 at Northwest Missouri State University. Senior Patrick Baker anticipates the return at the net as sophomore Jaden Hayes serves in their doubles match. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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Geography with Goudge

Now that college basketball is over, another winter sport, college ice hockey, is having its Frozen Four this weekend. Michigan, Minnesota-Duluth, Ohio State and Notre Dame are in the finals. The per-capita production of hockey players by high school state/country is a good example of a regional sport. Obviously, the availability of ice is important

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