Beach volleyball is the 90th and newest NCAA sport. The third National Championship, won by UCLA, was just completed this past weekend in Gulf Shores, AL. 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 263
The Longhorns defeated the Wolves 7-6 on May 3 at home. Freshman Trever McQueen pitched five strikeouts in his start for the Longhorns. Freshman Trever McQueen pitched five strikeouts in his start for the Longhorns. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.
The Maryville High School Spoofhound girls soccer team showed depth and skill during its 8-3 win over the Benton Cardinals on April 26. Aubrey Jones takes the ball from the Cardinal player. For more information and photos, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.
The Northeast Nodaway baseball team defeated Linn County 11-1 in the district game May 11. Northeast Nodaway athlete Chet Spire follows through with a pitch. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.
Maryville hosted the MEC Championship track meet on April 26. The boys won the championship while the girls took third place overall. Caleb Feuerbacher strides out to pass his opponent. Feuerbacher and his teammates placed first in the 3200 meter relay. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.
The NFL draft concluded this past weekend after picking 256 players over seven rounds, representing 38 states and three countries. This per-capita map displays the ‘Pigskin Cult’ or Deep South producing the greatest number of elite football players. Two conferences, the ACC and SEC, accounted for 38 percent of the players drafted. The New England
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
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
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
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.