Sports

Longhorns take conference doubleheader wins over Rockets

By Dustin Henggeler The Platte Valley Longhorns picked up two conference victories over West Nodaway in back-to-back fashion as they defeated the Rockets in a doubleheader April 17 at Beal Park. The victories were by scores of 6-1 in game one and 15-10 in game two. “We’re a young team that still has a lot

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Lady Spoofhounds lose from penalty kicks

The Maryville girls soccer team lost to Chillicothe, 3-4, April 18 in penalty kicks. Sophomore Kate Yocum steals the ball from Chillicothe. For more photos see the April 20, 2017 printed Nodaway News Leader.

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Geography with Goudge

You don’t have to live by a beach to play beach volleyball. But, it helps! The per-capita production of Division I beach volleyball players is greatest in the southwest and west with Hawaii leading followed by California, Arizona and New Mexico. California produces 255 or 31.2 percent of all players. There are 53 Division I

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SHNH boys claim top spot at Stanberry Invite

By Dustin Henggeler SHNH athletes in top five: Eric Ottman placed second in the 200-meter dash with a time of 24.60; Brody Day placed fifth in the 200-meter dash with a time of 25.30; Reagan Morris won the 400-meter dash with a time of 54.20; Timothy Mitchell placed second in the 400-meter dash with a

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Geography with Goudge

The oldest continually-operating marathon is the Boston Marathon. The 121st running of the Boston Marathon will take place this Monday, April 17. The number of marathon race finishers across the nation has steadily grown over the past 40 years. Since 1976, the number of race finishers has grown from 25,000 to more than a half

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Spoofhounds brave hail, rain to play golf at Mozingo

The Maryville High School boys played Lafayette and Savannah in a golf match during torrential rains, high wind, hail and even a few moments of sunshine on April 5. Lafayette’s coach pulled his players after the hail went through while Savannah and Maryville continued to play a few more holes. Maryville’s head coach Brenda Ricks

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Trojans qualify for nationals in archery

Nodaway-Holt archery student Dakota Allen has qualified to compete in the national archery shoot held in Kentucky, May 11-13. Dakota and her teammates are part of the National Archery in School’s Program (NASP) that was created by Kentucky Departments of Fish and Wildlife Resources and Department of Education in 2001. The program is open to

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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. Denver, Harvard, Minnesota-Duluth 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 for

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