Longhorns pull home victory over Mustangs

Posted March 31, 2015 at 6:30 pm

North Nodaway runner Koby Reynolds is tagged out by South Nodaway second baseman Tristan Freemeyer in the Longhorn’s 6-0 win over the Mustangs March 26 at Beal Park.


    Geography with Goudge

    2015 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball March Madness is now down to the Sweet Sixteen. This proportional symbol map displays the teams that have amassed the highest finishes over the past five years. The largest symbols include Connecticut, Baylor, Notre Dame, Stanford, Tennessee, Duke, Maryland and Kentucky.


    Bearcats prepare for April 18 Green and White game

     Northwest Missouri State University Football Coach Adam Dorrel has announced the Bearcats’ 2015 spring schedule. The team will have 14 practices during the months of March and April in Bearcat Stadium.

    The spring will conclude with the 2015 Green and White Spring Game at 11 am, Saturday, April 18 at Bearcat Stadium. Admission for the event is free.

    Practices between now and the Green and White game are all at 4 pm

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    Northeast Nodaway baseball loses home opener

    Northeast Nodaway closing pitcher, Max Giesken, hurls the ball in the top of the fourth against the Mid-Buchanan Dragons. The Bluejays would suffer a 4-20 loss to the Dragons in the March 23 home/season opener for Northeast Nodaway. Giesken hit a two-run homer to keep the Bluejays sparked late in the game.


    Geography with Goudge

    March Madness is upon us. This proportional symbol map displays the NCAA Division I basketball teams that have amassed the highest finishes over the past five years. The largest symbols include Kentucky, Kansas, Duke, Louisville and Wisconsin. These programs lie within the basketball heartland or core area. Successful teams over this time period that are not in this year’s NCAA include Connecticut, Florida, Marquette, Michigan and Syracuse. Good luck with your brackets!


    South Nodaway’s 1995 girls basketball honored at state

    Several members of the 1995 South Nodaway girls basketball team were on hand during the Show-Me Championships in Columbia March 12-14. Those present were: Coaches Sue and Tim Curnutte, Jennifer Espey Miller and children, Becci Null, Katie New Peve, Dana Rybolt Gardner and children, Pam Farnan Madden and children, Kelly Pierson Kirkland and children and Miranda Pedersen Floyd. In 1995, the team faced Meadville in the opening round and then Drexel for the third place contest. They lost both.


    Road to Recovery: Getting back on the track

    Getting back on the track

    After going to state all four years of her high school career, it just made sense that Jordan Stiens, the Spoofhound track all-star, would make it to the Divison I level at the University of Nebraska.

    Her career as a Husker was going very well, including an eighth place finish at the 2012 Big Ten Indoor Championships as a freshman 2 and a fifth place finish the following

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    NW Bearcat Men’s Basketball advances to Sweet 16

     Fourth seeded Northwest Missouri got six made free throws in the final 28 seconds to hold off a last second charge by top seeded Augustana in a 66-65 victory in the semifinal round of the NCAA Division II Central Regional.

    Northwest trailed by three with 6:15 to play but would outscore Augie 10-6 over the final six minutes to secure the upset win. Northwest was a perfect seven of seven from the line on the night with six of them coming in the final 30

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    Megan Rosenbohm, recaps her first season at the college level

    One of the best basketball players to come out of Northwest Missouri, Megan Rosenbohm of Nodaway-Holt, has made her way to Southwest Baptist University where she played her first season as a Bearcat. Her team overcame some struggles to finish with a 9-18 record which includes a 4-15 conference record.

    Leading her high school team to a 26-1 season record as a senior, the current freshman had to adjust to a much different pace, among other things. She said the biggest adjustment was the

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    Geography with Goudge

    The per capita production of collegiate men’s wrestlers by high school is another good example of a regional sport. In this case, it’s the northern half of the country that dominates. There are 77 Division I wrestling programs and 2,415 wrestlers. Only seven are from outside the US. The Mizzou Tigers are currently ranked No. 1 in the nation and have qualified all 10 wrestlers for the 2015 NCAA Wrestling Championships March 19-21 in St. Louis.

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