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Northwest announces football gameday parking and tailgate update for 2017

Northwest Missouri State University and the Department of Athletics have announced changes to football gameday parking in 2017. These changes will take effect for all five home games to help accommodate fans visiting campus during the construction of the Carl and Cheryl Hughes Fieldhouse. Please note the following options for 2017: Tailgate lots will open

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Geography with Goudge

Major college football or FBS will soon get underway. This week’s proportional-symbol map displays the coaches preseason top-ranked team, Alabama, with the largest football, and #25 Utah, with the smallest football. The pattern of southern dominance picks up where last year’s map left off with 13 of the top 25 teams. The SEC leads all

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Local pitcher’s team takes third

​Peyton Morehouse, granddaughter of Olive Smith and Richard and Jessie Smith, Maryville, and Phyllis Morehouse, Hopkins, and her KC Peppers team took third recently in the 16A division of the 2017 Heartland World Series in Kansas City. Battling hot temps around 100 degrees, with heat indexes 110+ and being down a pitcher, Morehouse’s team was

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Geography with Goudge

With the Bearcats starting practice this week for the much-anticipated 2017 season, it’s time to turn our attention to Division II college football. This proportional-symbol map is based on team success over the past decade. One point is awarded for each round a team makes during the post-season playoffs. Six points are possible if a

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Trojanette teams finish strong

Trojanette 14 and under The team members are, front: Braidy Hunt, Grant City; Emily Cassavaugh, Maryville; Riley McQueen, Stanberry; Ashton Willis, Maysville; back: Maddyx Kirkland, Kearney; Kendall Hux, Mound City; Madeline Smith and Sadie Smith, both of Maysville; Kiah Huitt, Lathrop; Baylee Knorr, Dekalb; Emma Bohannon, Graham. Overall record: 40-16. Top finishes: first, Battle of

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Mustangs name Pablo pitcher of the year

Northwest Missouri State University Bearcat baseball pitcher Nikko Pablo, who has spent the summer pitching for the St. Joseph Mustangs, was named co-pitcher of the year by the Mustang organization. His stats for the season: pitched in 15 games for a total of 24.1 innings, surrendered 13 hits and two runs, had one earned run,

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Geography with Goudge

This week’s NFL Hall of Fame induction ceremonies on Saturday, August 5, mark the unofficial beginning of the 2017 football season. Since the charter class was enshrined in 1963, there have been 310 members. This per-capita map, based on where the hall-of-famers went to high school, indicates two regions of dominance. These areas are Pen-WeV-Oh,

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Spoofhounds crow hop through summer

The Lady Spoofhounds softball team works on crow hopping, honing their footwork skills during camp this summer. Jacklyn Hersh winds up for a throw after hopping over the bucket. For more photos, see the printed Nodaway News Leader. Save

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PV football tackle their way through heat

 Members of the Platte Valley football team worked on tackling drills and techniques during football camp. Murphy and Clayton Wilmes run a blocking play while the coaches give feedback. For more photos, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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Geography with Goudge

Three new players, Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez, will be inducted into Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame this weekend in Cooperstown, NY. Let’s look at where the best 249 hall of fame players of all-time call home. This week’s map of hall of fame player inductees, since it’s inception in 1936, is

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