Sports

Maryville dance team jazzes up summer

 Members of the Maryville High School dance team learned jazz and hip hop routines during their dance camp June 21-23. The team attended a private camp, which was less expensive than traveling to a conference camp, and had two Universal Dance Association instructors, allowing for lots of one-on-one instruction. For more photos, see the printed

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Rockets spike up their skills during camp

West Nodaway volleyball players met June 26-28 to dust off the cobwebs and learn new skills during volleyball camp. Members of the team discuss the upcoming season as they build up their leg muscles. For more photos, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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Geography with Goudge

The USA Today High School Baseball All-USA Team was recently announced. It consists of 31 players from 16 states. California leads with seven players followed by Florida, five, and Georgia, four, then North Carolina and Texas with two each. The Sunbelt’s dominance is similar to the college and professional player origins maps. Thus, climate playing

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Mozingo Seniors support saving the silo

A record-setting number of men have played in the Tuesday morning Mozingo Seniors league this summer. Nearly 100 golfers would like to show their support for saving the Mozingo silo as an icon of the past farming community of Mozingo valley. Longtime Mozingo Senior golfer Jim Cline, Pickering, has been taking the pulse of fellow

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Spoofhounds serve it up during camp

Members of the girls and boys Maryville High School tennis team practiced a variety of skills during tennis camp. Mitchell Meyers volleys the ball across the net to score a point. For more photos, see the June 22, 2017, Nodaway News Leader.

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Geography with Goudge

The University of Washington won the recently-completed NCAA Women’s Rowing Championship. The per-capita production of Division I women rowers is greatest in the Northeast with the top five states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Delaware and Rhode Island followed by Washington, Kansas, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania. There are 88 Division I women’s rowing programs resulting

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Maryville Sharks splash into summer

The Maryville Sharks swim team had 89 of the 200 participating swimmers in the Maryville Invitational June 17. Nyah Davis takes in a giant breath of water to power her breast stroke, gaining an edge on her competitors. For stats, top scoring youth and more photos see the printed Nodaway News Leader. Save Save

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Lady Spoofhounds get fancy with footwork during camp

The Maryville High School girls soccer team worked on their footwork and other skills during soccer camp this week. Coach Dale Reuter demonstrated the proper follow through on a kick to Ella Hazen as they practiced together. For more photos, see the June 15, 20017, Nodaway News Leader.

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Hazard team places second

The St. Joseph Hazard Softball team Division 16 placed second in the Hawaiian Hitfest 16A tournament on June 3-4 held at the Mid-America West Sports Complex, Shawnee Mission, KS. Members of the team are in front: Alan Adkison, Madisyn Gerhardt, Jackie Cox, Whitnea Scanlan; back: Keylee Buxton, Jacklyn Hersh, Dezmen Duncan, Jade Kass, Natalie Keller

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Twisters end 1st season

The Twisters under age 11 girls soccer team ended their 2016-2017 season. The team was formed this year. They competed in the Kansas City Metro League as well as played in tournaments. Their 2016 fall record ended with seven wins, zero losses and one tie, placing them in first place in the fall league. The

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