Sports

Northwest releases 2018 Bearcat football ticket information

Northwest Missouri State Bearcat football season tickets will be on sale soon for the 2018 campaign. Renewals can be done online starting at www.bearcatsports.com/tickets and all season ticket sales can be done in person beginning July 10 at the Cashiering Office in the Administration Building. Reserved football season tickets are $100 and require a membership in the Bearcat Booster

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Youth PGA league holds match on Watson 9

The youth PGA league of three Maryville teams and one St. Joseph team played a match on the Watson 9, Mozingo Lake Golf Course, June 24. Breaking into duos, the young golfers played best ball. Alex Rice, Maryville, determines the trajectory of his shot before teeing off.

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Smithsonian Exhibit on sports coming to local museum

The Nodaway County Historical Society (NCHS) recently announced the Maryville museum has been selected to host the Smithsonian traveling exhibit “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America” from October 12 to December 2. The NCHS and the surrounding community have been expressly chosen by the Missouri Humanities Council to host this exhibit, which was created by

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Geography with Goudge

The 2018 NBA draft concluded last week with the selection of 60 players over two rounds. During the past five years, 2014-2018, more than 300 players were compiled to produce this per-capita production map of drafted basketball players based on where they went to high school. The middle of the country or the Heartland indicates

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Geography with Goudge

This map displays the 2018 Kansas City Royals current active roster of 25 players by birthplace. Seven of the players are from outside the US. The Royals are made up of players from the South, 32 percent, California and Latin America, 28 percent, accounting for the highest concentration. Nine of the 25 were on the

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First Home Run Derby delights crowd, participants

The Greater South Nodaway Community Foundation and South Nodaway PTO sponsored the first Home Run Derby June 16 at the new Guilford Sports Complex. The division leaders were: eight and under, Easton Davis, five years old; nine to 10 years, Andy Mattson; 11 to 12 years, Landon Wiederholt, far left; 13 to 15 years, Seth

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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 in Florida with four

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Geography with Goudge

Soon 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, that is the Mid-Atlantic urban core and rural south central states, standout as leading per capita producers of players. Professional basketball is truly

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Spoofhounds excel at state track and field championship

Six Maryville Spoofhounds brought home medals in five events from the Class 3 MSHSAA track and field championship held May 25 and 26 in Jefferson City. Senior Caleb Feuerbacher earned two medals including winning first place in the 3200 meters with a time of 9:35.21. He was also part of the fifth place 4×800 team,

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Geography with Goudge

The 2018 NCAA Division I Women’s Softball College World Series (WCWS) is being played this week in Oklahoma City. This proportional-symbol map displays the 12 teams that have won championships over the past 36 years. Five of those teams are in the 2018 WCWS. UCLA leads with 12 team titles, followed by Arizona with eight,

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