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Geography with Goudge

Since 1950, the College World Series (CWS) has been held in Omaha, NE. Mapping the champions from the past 40 years indicates, the further south a team is located, the greater their chances of winning the series. LSU leads the list with six titles, followed by Cal. St. Fullerton, and Miami, FL, with four titles

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Mustangs hold annual Northwest Night

The St. Joseph Mustangs baseball team held the annual Northwest Missouri State University night on June 10. Northwest Mens Basketball Head Coach Ben McCollum waits to throw out the first pitch as Mustangs General Manager Ky Turner reads the accomplishments of the NCAA Division II National Championship team. For more information and photos, see the

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Graham strives to bring youth gun safety program to NW Missouri

Sarah Graham, Maryville, is working to bring the Eddie Eagle Gunsafe® Program to Northwest Missouri. Graham, a National Rifle Association member and conceal and carry instructor, undertook this project because of the rate of Missouri young children who are involved in shootings. If this program saves one child, she said it will be worth the

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Spoofhounds hone basketball skills at camp this week

Maryville girls ramp up for camp The Maryville girls basketball team geared up at their Spoofhound camp June 5-7. The team also spent time each day teaching younger children the fundamentals of basketball. Molly Renshaw picks up speed as she comes in for a layup. For more photos see the June 8, 2017 Nodaway News

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Local Little Leaguers to be featured in commercial

By Christina Rice Members of the Tri-C Little League team will be featured in a baseball commercial by Russell Athletics in its “Dear Coach, Dear Dad” campaign. It will air beginning the second week of June, which is National Little League week. The short film will focus on the impact coaches have on their players

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Geography with Goudge

This map displays the 2017 Kansas City Royals current active roster of 25 players by birthplace. Over one-third of the players are from outside the US. The Royals are made up of players from the south, 36 percent, California and Latin America, 32 percent, accounting for the highest concentration. Nine of the 25 were on

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Tom Watson visits youth camp

By Christina Rice Kansas City golf professional Tom Watson, who has won 53 PGA tours, attended the youth golf camp at Mozingo Lake and Recreation Park June 3. During the day, Watson watched the various youth groups as they moved throughout the program. He interacted with the children, helping correct their stances, placing their hands

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Trojanette team sees improvement during May

By David Carroll The Trojanette 14 and under softball team has been busy in the month of May. The team’s play has improved over the course of the month. Coach David Carroll is looking for this play to continue as the team goes into the last two thirds of the season. The month began with

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Tom Watson to attend youth golf camp

Golfer Tom Watson, Kansas City, will attend Mozingo Lake Recreation Park youth golf camp Saturday, June 3. Watson will be interacting with the camp participants and offering tips. “We look forward to having Mr. Watson here at Mozingo and it is such a privilege to be able to give youth golfers this opportunity,” PGA-certified head

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Geography with Goudge

Within the next two weeks an NBA champion will be crowned. This choropleth map is based on where the current 450 NBA roster players attended high school. Two areas in the eastern half of the US, the Mid-Atlantic urban core and rural south central states, standout as leading per capita producers of players. Professional basketball

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