Sports

Maryville puts away Savannah again to claim C3D8 title

It was a big night for the Maryville Spoofhound football team. Not only did the Hounds put away MEC rival, the Savannah Savages, in a 34-12 contest November 9 that awarded them the Class 3 District 8 title, but there were some big numbers involved. This district title marked the 12th straight for the Spoofhounds,

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Northwest announces ticket information for Grand Valley State playoff game

Northwest Missouri State will meet Grand Valley State at noon (CT) on Saturday, November 17 at Lubbers Stadium in Allendale, Michigan. Tickets are available to purchase for Saturday’s NCAA Division II playoff game. To obtain tickets in the visiting team block for $18, call the Grand Valley State ticket office at 616.331.3200. The game will be

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Geography with Goudge

The Bearcat men’s basketball team was ranked fifth in the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) pre-season rankings. They opened their season with wins against last year’s runner up, Northern State, and defending national champion, Ferris State, this past weekend.  This proportional symbol map indicates the core or heartland of basketball runs from the Northeast

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Hounds overcome lineup changes in post-season win over Hornets

Recent alterations to Maryville football’s lineup didn’t look to change things too much for the Spoofhounds who dominated Chillicothe for the second time this season in their 38-7 win on November 2. The district semifinal win puts Maryville in the Class 3 District 8 championship where they will host Savannah on November 9 at 7

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There was a major shake-up in the AP Top 25 FBS College Football Rankings this past weekend as 11 teams lost. This week’s proportional symbol map displays the AP top-ranked team, Alabama with the largest football and #25, Texas A&M with the smallest football. The pattern of southern dominance is apparent with the Southeastern Conference

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Spartan passing game too much for Muskets in regular season finale

All eight of South Holt/Nodaway-Holt’s touchdowns were from passes as the Spartans’ passing game dismantled the North-West Nodaway Muskets on October 19 in Oregon. The 54-6 win that ended the game midway through the third quarter allowed the Spartans to move to 4-5 while the Muskets finish the regular season 0-8. Spartan quarterback Andrew Quinlin

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Geography with Goudge

This football player position production map, based on 713 tight ends, is more balanced throughout the nation with a top value of 2.29. 23 states have a per-capita value over the national norm of 1.00. The heartland (Midwest) is more pronounced along with the South that dominated overall player production. Five states failed to produce

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Geography with Goudge

The Kansas City Chiefs are off to one of the best starts in the 59-year history of the franchise. This week, the Chiefs 53 active roster players are mapped, based on where they went to high school. Players represent 22 states along with Canada. The pattern is similar to previous NFL player maps, where southern

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Nodaway-Holt volleyball falls in three sets to SJ Christian

The Nodaway-Holt Trojan volleyball team started out with a strong performance against the St. Joseph Christian Lions October 2 at Graham, but stumbled in the final two sets for the Lions to come away with the win. “Our hits were well timed and we had several great plays in that first set, and we just

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