Local track teams compete in Stanberry Invitational

Posted April 15, 2014 at 6:38 pm

G3200relay: Mallory McConkey of Jefferson/South Nodaway rounds a corner with the baton during the 3200-meter relay held April 10, at the Stanberry Invitational. For complete team scores and results of boys and girls top three places in the Stanberry Invitational look to the Prep Scoreboard on page A10.


    MHS hosts NWMSU Invitational

    McKenzie Wallace leads the pack in the 100-meter hurdles in her heat during the NWMSU Invitational held April 15 at Maryville High. Wallace placed first in the event with a time of 16.30. As a team, Maryville placed fourth with a combined score of 182.5.


    Free weekly soccer skills development clinic open for youth

     Youth between the ages of 6-18 have a chance every Monday evening through May 12 to develop their skills under local coaching talents. Clinics are from 5:30- 7pm.

    Players will get the chance to work on their dribbling, receiving, passing, shooting and goal keeping while learning good teamwork and sportsmanship.

    Put on by the Maryville Soccer Club, youth will work with coaches like Bayo Oludaja, Tracy Hoza, Dale Reuter, George Kegode and

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    LeBlond edges out Maryville in Spoofhounds’ home opener

    Michael Filips hits the ball back across the court against his LeBlond opponent. Filips would go on to win 8-2 in Maryville’s 4-5 defeat from LeBlond April 8 in Maryville. Filips would also win his doubles match 8-6 alongside Ian Macali.

    Tjeerdsma selected to South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame

     Northwest Missouri State Director of Athletics Mel Tjeerdsma has been selected for induction into the South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame.

    The induction ceremony will take place on Saturday, April 12, at the Sioux Falls Convention Center. The event will begin with a social hour at 4:30 pm, followed by dinner at 6 pm and the program at 7 pm. Tickets are available for $40 by calling Dakota Sports in Sioux Falls, 605.332.2131.

    “Being selected for induction

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    New semi-professional 8-man team competes at state level

    Nodaway County Bulls 8-man Coach Roger Nichols talks to his players during halftime of the April 5 game against the Platte County Buccaneers in Maryville. The Bulls would lose the game 42-6, making their record 0-2 after a loss last weekend to Topeka Thunder. The team is comprised of area athletes from the area including those that played in high school, college or for the first time. Their home games are played at the corner of East First and Vine where the Washington Middle School building once stood. They

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    Huge inning helps Northeast Nodaway complete comeback over South Nodaway/Jefferson co-op

    It wasn’t until the bottom of the fourth that Northeast Nodaway’s batting came together during their April 1 game against South Nodaway/Jefferson. But when it rained, it poured for the Bluejays as they turned their 0-3 deficit into a 12-3 blowout score that eventually made its way to 13-3 in the bottom of the fifth to end the game early. Though it wasn’t a conference win, it was a win that will go down in the record books to help the team in districts and gain confidence

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    Big hits put Benton over Hounds in just five innings

    In Maryville’s March 31 home and season opener, it was a combination of defensive errors and big Benton plays that ended the game in just five innings for a 17-3 loss. Down two starters, Trent Dredge and Isaac Bledsoe, didn’t help and neither did the forceful wind which was a factor for both teams.

    “The big thing today was just needing to make plays when they’re there to make,” said Maryville Head Coach Matt Houchin. “There were times when

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