The 2017 NCAA Women’s Volleyball National Championship is this weekend in Kansas City. Florida, Nebraska, Penn State and Stanford are the Final Four teams. Over the course of 36 years, 1981-2016, only 10 different teams have been crowned champions. During the first 18 years, 1981-1998, schools with a view of the Pacific won 16 titles.
Landon Wiederholt, 11, son of Coby and Danyell Wiederholt, Guilford, harvested this deer outside of Guilford. He shot the deer on the final day of the youth firearms season November 26.
On December 5, the West Nodaway girls and boys basketball teams suffered losses against the South Holt Knights. The girls final score was 32-43, the boys, 59-67. Dylan Carden goes over the Knights defender. He scored seven points and had four rebounds. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.
The Nodaway-Holt girls lost 31-43 to the Northeast Nodaway team on December 5 as did the N-H boys with a score of 61-79. Nodaway-Holt freshman Shaina Culp’s shot fell short with a hands-up defense by NEN freshman Madelynn Mattson. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.
This weekend is the NCAA Men’s Division I Soccer Final Four in Philadelphia. This proportional-symbol map displays the team champions over the last 25 years. Past success would indicate that this year’s winner will be from the Northeast or West Coast. Akron, Indiana, North Carolina and Stanford are the four teams in the finals.
The Lady Spoofhounds beat Central JV 38-30 while the boys team defeated Savannah 42-35. Tyler Houchin outskirts his opponent, sliding into an undefended area to make a run toward the basket. Madison Holtman stays with her opponent, keeping her from passing the ball to a teammate. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway
Jefferson C-123 held a dedication ceremony for its new gym after the girls basketball game on November 21. Junior Koby Stoll, son of Randy and Lori Stoll, bestowed a basketball to Jeff Ellison, Ellison-Auxier Architects, St. Joseph, principal architect, Eric Moore, EL Crawford Construction, St. Joseph, vice president and project manager, and Rick Steiner, EL
This FBS or major college player production-by-position map based on where 2,348 defensive backs attended high school indicates a strong regional concentration in the Deep South or Pigskin Cult. Four states, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana and Mississippi, have values over three times the national average. Eighteen states have a per-capita value over the national norm of
The Maryville High School Spoofhound football team steps forward to accept the Class 3 state title trophy after its 47-9 victory over the Mt. Vernon Mountaineers on November 25 at Faurot Field on the University of Missouri campus, Columbia. For the third time in six years, the Hounds brought the state championship trophy back to
The Worth County Tigers captured the Missouri 8-man state title by defeating the Sacred Heart Gremlins, 64-21, on November 18 at Plaster Stadium on the Missouri-State University campus in Springfield. The Northeast Nodaway players on the co-op include Austin Welch, Reed McIntyre, Colton Wilmes, Brayden Welch, Dakota Auffert and Chase Atkins. For more photos and