Holtman’s two goals put Spoofhounds into state quarterfinals

Posted May 29, 2015 at 8:14 pm

It took until the 47th minute for Maryville to put its first goal away against the Chillicothe Hornets, who are no stranger to Maryville’s strong play. Once Mollie Holtman’s shot outside the 18-yard box found the upper 90, the Hounds had a chance to settle back into their groove in the 2-0 win May 26 at Chillicothe. It didn’t take long after that for Holtman to find the net again on a one-touch shot from Becky Meyers’ cross in the 65th minute.

“We knew coming in that Ashton was going to get a lot of attention from Chillicothe’s defense and that was the case tonight,” Head Coach Dale Reuter said. “With Ashton having two or three players on her at a time, I knew that left at least one

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    25th Tobin Benefit Golf Classic sees dry skies

    Weather was not a factor in the annual Tobin golf tourney held May 21 -22 at Mozingo Lake Golf Course. Several golfers enjoyed the green course while supporting the St. Francis Hospital as a benefit. The Tobins have hosted the event for 25 years. Taking his first shot of Friday’s event was the tournament chair, Doug Kline.


    County Class 1 athletes earn a number of medals at state track

    Nali Tattersall clears the high jump bar on his way to a third place finish at state. Tattersall earned three medals overall at the May 22-23 Class 1 State Track Meet in Jefferson City. See the 5.28 Nodaway News Leader for pictures of every Nodaway County athlete that competed at state along with their results.

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    MMS 8th grade track team breaks new, old records

    While the numbers were down from years past when the Maryville Middle School track team would see between 80-100 athletes, this year’s track team of around 60 kids proved that quality is just as important as quantity. This year’s eighth grade track team broke four records. Some were a year or two old, but one record, the boys 400-meter relay, was 10 years old.

    “The kids this year were just hard working,” said MMS Head Track Coach

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    Longhorns hold off Rocket comeback for trip to district final

    The top-seeded South Nodaway/Jefferson Longhorns almost had a surprise ending in their semifinal game against the West Nodaway Rockets, but rallied back for the 11-5 win May 19 at Beal Park in Maryville. West Nodaway did manage to close the gap to just one run on a rally of their own to make a game out of their season’s end.

    Holding the Rockets scoreless the first two innings, the Longhorns amassed four runs of their own with two in

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    NE Nodaway Bluejays fall to Bobcats in district semifinal

    Head Coach Vance Proffitt and his Northeast Nodaway Bluejay team faced an all too similar situation as last year in their 2-5 loss to the Braymer Bobcats May 19 at Beal Park in Maryville. Coming in the favorite team, the Bluejays never managed to find their game offensively or on defense to once again end their season in the semifinals.

    There were no huge plays for the Bobcats that poured in the runs, just a series of small hits

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    Maryville soccer pulls comeback victory to win district title

    The Maryville girls soccer team poses with their district title after defeating host Excelsior Springs 2-1 in an all out dogfight of a soccer match May 20. Coming back from a 1-0 deficit after conceding a goal in the second minute, Maryville's Ashton Reuter scored in the 21st and 61st minutes for the Spoofhound win. The team will play May 26 in the state sectional game.


    Geography with Goudge

    2015 NCAA Division I Softball Super Regionals, the Sweet Sixteen, will be played this weekend. The SEC comprises half of the teams. This proportional symbol map displays the teams that have amassed the highest finishes over the past five years. The largest symbols include Alabama, Oklahoma, Florida, Tennessee, Oregon, Missouri and Michigan; all teams that are still alive going into this weekend’s games. The eight Super Regional winners will play in the College World Series the following weekend.


    Several Spoofhounds advance out of district meet

    Makenzy Mizera clears the bar at 9-00 to take second overall at the district pole vault event, qualifying her for the state sectional meet. Mizera qualified out of the May 16 district meet in all four of her events- pole vault, long jump, triple jump and 100-meter hurdles.

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