Sports

Maryville topples Benton at home

Maryville football’s Eli Dowis breaks past Benton’s defense on his way to a 53-yard touchdown run in the first quarter as the Spoofhounds go on to win 58-8. Dowis finished with 138 rushing yards and three touchdowns in the September 28 game at MHS.

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The Bearcat Volleyball team is off to a 14-4 start this season. They are tied for second in conference play, 6-1, with their only loss coming in a close match to #4 ranked Nebraska-Kearney. The per capita production of Division II volleyball players is greatest in the Midwest, with Nebraska leading all states. Hawaii and

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Spoofhound Golf advances to sectionals

The Maryville High School Girls Golf team will advance to sectional competition after the team’s second place district finish on September 30. Team members are: Laurelle Wickersham, Kylee Dougan, Hadley Mundorf, Emily Long and Kaylin Byland. The team scored 428 behind Stanberry’s first place finish of 409. Wickersham shot an 89 for second place and

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Rockets go down fighting in loss to Trojans

It took just two sets for the Nodaway-Holt Trojan volleyball team to put away an on-the-road victory against the West Nodaway Rockets on September 25 at Burlington Jct. Those wins didn’t come easy, though, as West Nodaway fought to the end in both sets. “We have to get it in our minds that we can

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Geography with Goudge

Eighty-six percent of the almost 1,700 NFL players on this year’s final rosters come from the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) teams. Which college teams have the most NFL players? Alabama led with 44 players, followed by LSU with 40, Florida with 38, Miami and Ohio State with 36 each.  There are five SEC, the Southeastern

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Platte Valley suffers Homecoming loss to North Shelby

The Platte Valley Longhorns fought valiantly, but couldn’t contain the option-heavy offense delivered by state-ranked North Shelby September 21 at Barnard. “We knew they were a heavy option team and they run the option well, and hats off to them tonight,” Platte Valley Head Coach Cree Beverlin said. “We were telling the guys to stay

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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 very evident in this week’s professional football players map. This per capita map is based on where the current active roster players went to high school.  The leading southern states account for

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Hounds take over in win against LeBlond Eagles

Maryville Spoofhound soccer’s Thomas DiStefano rips a shot past incoming LeBlond defenders September 13 in his hat-trick game at Donaldson Westside Park. The Hounds would win 8-0 against the defending Class 1 soccer state champs. Other scorers were Brenden Ware and James DiStefano with two goals each and Jaden Hayes with a goal.

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