The West Nodaway R-I Board of Education met in open and two closed sessions on March 8 to handle the following school district business: In the second closed session of the evening, the board unanimously rehired Tonya Bell, Kendall Carpenter, Terry Clark, Jennifer Downing, Michael Goff, Nicki Honan, Anita Nordbye, Jennifer McGinness, Becca Ridnour, Julie
March Madness is upon us. This proportional-symbol map displays the NCAA Division I basketball teams that have amassed the highest finishes over the past five years. The largest symbols include Kansas, Kentucky, Arizona, Villanova, Duke and Louisville. These programs tend to lie within the basketball heartland or core area. Successful teams over this time period
The Bearcat men’s basketball team is again sitting on top of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) rankings after their MIAA tournament championship in Kansas City this past weekend. They will be hosting the Central Region championship tournament this weekend, March 11, 12 and 14, at Bearcat Arena. This proportional-symbol map indicates the core
The Jefferson girls basketball team tried every play in the book to keep up with the Mercer Cardinals during the quarterfinals March 3 at the St. Joseph Civic Arena. They were no match that night coming up short, 26-49, mostly due to three pointers drained by the Cardinals. Josie Deen, senior, comes to the basket
Hogan Prep Academy Charter School beat the Maryville Spoofhounds 69-61 during the March 4 Quarterfinals game in Lee’s Summit. Maryville senior Spencer Morrison breaks through an opening to shoot a basket. For more photos, scores and stats see the March 9 edition of the Nodaway News Leader.
The Maryville Spoofhounds beat Lawson 65-63 during the Class 3 Sectional game March 1 at Excelsior Springs High School. The Hounds advanced to the quarterfinals where they will face Hogan Prep on March 4. For more photos, scores and stats, see the March 2, 2017 Nodaway News Leader.
MSHSAA Class 1 Basketball Sectionals: Jefferson girls advance with 46-32 win; boys end season with 50-55 loss Both Jefferson boys and girls basketball teams advanced to the Missouri State High School Athletic Association Class One sectionals. Both teams played on February 28 at St. Joseph Civic Arena. The boys went up against North Andrew and
SN advances to second round during the district basketball game on February 21. Mustangs lose to Bluejays Panthers blast the Rockets out of districts For more photos, scores and prep scoreboard see the printed Nodaway News Leader.
For more photos and stats see the printed Nodaway News Leader.
Maryville’s Matt Twaddle, 170 pounds, earned third place in the state after a 10-4 match against Dalton Ward, Sullivan. He faced Ward earlier and won 5-3. He also won 7-3 against Adrian Ransom, Clinton, and 7-4 against Dawson Brandt, Eldon. He lost to Cole Lightfoot, Pleasant Hill, 7-2. For more photos, see the printed Nodaway