In district play, South Holt-Nodaway Holt was unable to advance after a 60-12 loss to the North Andrew Cardinals on October 27. Jake Cotton ties up the Cardinal player as quarterback Andrew Quinlin hands off the ball to Cole Alloway. Alloway had 10 tackles for the game. Spartan defence goes after the Cardinal ball carrier.
The football bowl subdivision or FBS consists of 128 teams. This proportional-symbol map displays the 61 FBS teams, less than half, that have been in the Final AP Top 25 over the past five years. The largest symbols include Alabama with 114 out of a possible 125 points, Clemson, Florida State, Ohio State and Oklahoma.
The Platte Valley girls cross country team was the only Nodaway County school to participate in the annual North-West Nodaway Invitational on October 24 at the Northwest Missouri State University cross country course in Maryville. The NWN team was traveling to the FFA National Convention and unable to compete. Ashley Riley starts her cool down
By Dustin Henggeler It was an evenly matched game during the Class 2 District 16 championship October 21 in St. Joseph as the Maryville Spoofhounds soccer team took on the St. Pius X Warriors. Despite that, the Hounds did fall 2-3 after making a two-point comeback to tie the game. The loss ended Maryville’s season
The Maryville High School Spoofhound football team scored before the first minute of play was complete during the October 20 game against the Lincoln Prep Blue Tigers. Eli Dowis advances the ball as Bram Jackson blocks. Starting in the second quarter, the younger players got valuable field experience as the halftime score was 62-14.
The Los Angeles Dodgers face the Houston Astros in Major League Baseball’s World Series this week. This proportional-symbol map displays the World Series Champions from 1903-2016. Only 22 teams have won at least one World Series. The New York Yankees lead with 27 followed by the St. Louis Cardinals with 11. The Dodgers (including Brooklyn)
The Northwest men’s basketball team is traveling to Durham, NC, to play the Duke University Blue Devils on Friday, October 27 at the historic Cameron Indoor Stadium as it begins its quest to defend the 2017 NCAA Division II National Championship crown, and Northwest supporters and fans are invited to get in on the action.
The Nodaway-Holt volleyball team finished its season during district play in Mound City losing straight sets to St. Joe Christian, 8-25 and 22-25. Sophomore Sidney Leeper hustles to pass up a tough Lion serve. Amanda Bohannon, junior, attempts a hit in the first set. For more photos, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.
The running game brought on by the South Holt/Nodaway-Holt Spartans, led by Westyn Williams, was a force to be reckoned with October 13 in Burlington Jct. against the North-West Nodaway Muskets. Williams had 333 rushing yards and five touchdowns as the Spartans routed the Muskets 52-7 to call the game with 2:23 remaining in the
There is lots of turnover in college football rankings as we approach the midway point of the season. This week’s proportional-symbol map displays the AP Top 25 Football Poll. Top-ranked Alabama with the largest football and #25 Memphis with the smallest football. The pattern of southern dominance picks up where last week’s FBS player map