Lady Eagles claim District 15 title

Posted March 3, 2015 at 6:55 pm

The Jefferson Lady Eagles won the District 15 title after defeating North Harrison 58-31 in the February 27 matchup. In the win, Sarah Chor scored 12 points; Kelsi McQuinn scored 11 points; Brooklyn Stoll, Josie Deen and Jessie Henry each scored eight points; Kayla Schmitz scored six points; Makayla Wilmes scored three points and Kellie Palmer scored two points. The Eagles (26-2) now face North Andrew (23-5) at 7:45 on March 3 at the St. Joseph Civic Arena. The winner will go on to face the winner of King City and SW Livingston on March 7. That winner will also be decided March 3.


    Local swimmers help regional team place in MAL Championship

    The Pony Expresss Swim Team (PEST) took part in the Mid-America League-West (MAL) Championship February 6-8 in Lawrence, KS. Swimmers on PEST who placed in the top 20 include 10 and under boys Jax Staples in third place and Nino Coniglio in 20th place and Savannah Erickson in 17th place in the 13-14 year-old girls divison.

    Pictured are some of the PEST swimmers at the MAL meet including front: Reece Gould, Jax Staples, Noah Gould, Megan Hodges;

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    Weybrew takes second at state wrestling

    Maryville 285-pound wrestler Brendan Weybrew gets a pin against his Lathrop opponent in the opening round of the Class 1 State Wrestling Tournament February 19-21 at Columbia. Weybrew would go on to take his second consecutive silver medal at state, his third overall medal at the state tournament.


    Aggressive play puts Mustangs up over Tigers

    Mustang shooter Breann O’Riley puts away a jump shot for North Nodaway in the team’s 58-41 win over Worth County in the Distirct 15 opener. Riley tied teammate Madison Thompson at 15 points each to lead the Mustangs offensively.


    Offense struggles plague NE Nodaway girls

    Northeast Nodaway’s leading scorer, Brianna Riley, helps move the ball around the arc in the Bluejay’s 36-25 loss to Stanberry February 23 in the District 15 opener. Riley scored 11 points in the loss.


    Top-seeded Eagles too much for Rockets

    Jefferson’s Jessie Henry gets above West Nodaway defender Cheyenne Herzberg for a layup in the Eagle’s 66-17 win over the Rockets in the District 15 opener. Henry scored 23 points in the win and Herzberg scored seven of West Nodaway’s total.


    Geography with Goudge

    This week’s AP Top 25 major college women’s basketball is mapped by proportional symbols. Two-time defending NCAA champion Connecticut returns to the top, followed by South Carolina and Baylor. All three have identical 24-1 records. A triangle from Iowa to Connecticut to South Carolina, the basketball core area, accounts for two-thirds of the teams.

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