The South Nodaway Longhorns basketball teams celebrated 2018 Courtwarming on January 19 with two wins over the Union Star Trojans: girls, 53-9; boys, 67-42. Payton Henggeler and Cole Henggeler were named as 2018 Courtwarming royalty. Payton is the daughter of Mike and Lashawna Henggeler, Guilford. Cole is the son Carrie Henggeler of Guilford and Paul
The Jefferson girls beat Northeast Nodaway 43-32 while the boys won 74-43 for Homecoming win on January 19. The 2018 Homecoming royalty were King Bryson Roush, son of Robert and Jessica Evans, and Queen Stephanie Chor, daughter of Steve and Amy Chor. For more photos, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.
Maryville High School hosted the Midland Empire Conference Wrestling Tournament on January 20, and the Spoofhounds placed fifth out of the seven conference teams. Senior Jackson Sanders finished the day as the MEC champion in the 170-pound division. He pinned his first two opponents and won a major decision 10-0 in the finals. For more
Now that the college football season is finally over, it’s time to turn our attention to college basketball. This week’s AP Top 25 Poll is mapped by proportional symbols. Villanova leads the way for the third week, followed by Virginia and Purdue. The eastern portion of the country contains many of the traditional basketball powers.
The Maryville boys basketball team defeated Falls City 53-48 on January 12 while the girls lost 32-44. Serena Sundell shoots a layup. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.
The 2017-18 Associated Press NFL All-Pro Team was recently announced. Twenty-eight players representing 15 states from throughout the country were named to the first team and are mapped based on where they went to high school. The best of the best hailed from the “rust belt,” the Deep South and the West Coast. The states
The South Nodaway boys basketball team lost to Worth County 64-38 during the 44th annual Stanberry Invitational Tournament January 9. Clayton Walker jumps to shoot a basket. For more information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.
Junior Breanna Day gets a bucket in heavy traffic toward her game-high 14 points during the Nodaway-Holt’s 39-44 loss to Dekalb on January 5. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.
Jefferson Eagles basketball had resounding victories January 6 against the Osborn Wildcats at home. The girls topped the night 60-17, while the boys swept with a 78-25 final score. Malia Collins completes a pass to a teammate. She was the Eagles high scorer with 15 points for the game. For more photos and information, see
The National Football Foundation announced the 2018 College Football Hall of Fame class on January 8. This week’s map looks at the 187 players who played since 1980 and have been inducted. This per-capita map based on where the hall of famers went to high school indicates predominately rural states led by Nebraska and Mississippi