Sports

Easter wins regional award

Mozingo Lake Recreational Park Head Golf Pro Kyle Easter won the Midwest Section of the PGA Youth Player Development Award this fall. There were 10 others nominated throughout the region which includes Missouri and Kansas, with Easter winning the prestigious award. This is only the second time that anyone north of Kansas City has ever

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Spoofhounds wins MEC Conference golf tournament

The lady Spoofhounds won the MEC Conference golf tournament that was held at Mozingo Lake Recreation Park on September 20 with a team score of 372. Teams from Smithville, Benton, Chillicothe, Savannah, Cameron, Lafayette and LeBlond attended. Maryville golfer Rylie Mundorf chips the ball across the water. For more photos and information, see the printed

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Nodaway-Holt volleyball comes away with 2-0 win over West Nodaway

Making headway in the middle of their season, the Nodaway-Holt Trojans pulled their fourth win in a week September 19 with a 2-0 win over the West Nodaway Rockets in Graham. Madalyn Walker’s serves early in the second set were huge as the Rockets doubled up on Nodaway-Holt early on. For more information and photos,

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Trojans Homecoming sees football team victorious

Nodaway-Holt royalty included seniors DJ Beaderstadt and Phoebe Gard. Beaderstadt is the son of Kristine Patterson while Gard’s mother is Bet Gard. The Spartans won 50-0 against the Dekalb Tigers. For more photos and  information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader. Save

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Panthers hand Muskets a Homecoming loss

The North-West Nodaway Muskets were shut out in a 50-0 Homecoming loss by the Mound City Panthers that spanned a little over one half September 15 in Burlington Jct. The Homecoming king was Trace Hunt, son of Brian Hunt and Rachel Hunt, while the Homecoming queen was Hope Ogle, granddaughter of Bill and Nancy Ogle.

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Northeast Nodaway falls to Dekalb

The Northeast softball team lost to Dekalb 8-4 on September 19. Bluejay Blair Stoll releases a powerful pitch, striking out her opponent. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader. Save

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Geography with Goudge

The Football Championship Subdivision (FCS), formerly Division I-AA, player production map with 11,893 players indicates a strong regional concentration in the Southeast similar to last week’s NFL players map. However, the area of higher production extends up the Atlantic coast into Connecticut and New Jersey. Another area of high production is apparent in the Dakotas

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SHNH handle Platte Valley in halftime shutout

Spartan running back Westyn Williams takes a handoff from quarterback Eric Ottman against Platte Valley September 8 at Graham. Williams led the team with four touchdowns as the Spartans went on to defeat the Longhorns 54-0 by halftime. For the full story and more photos, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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Geography with Goudge

The NFL season is now in full swing.  Which region of the country produces the highest quality football players? The Southern Slant is evident in this week’s professional football player map. This per-capita map is based on where the currently-active players went to high school. The leading southern states account for 42 percent of all

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