Where are they now? Football trio reflect on the transition from Spoofhounds to Bearcats

Posted July 31, 2015 at 1:00 pm

There have been many Maryville Spoofhounds that have gone on to do great things through the Bearcat football program. Those players have the opportunity to play for the team they’ve idolized for years and Northwest gets the chance to benefit from their successful home-high school football program.

Northwest currently has seven players that are townies that shared in Maryville’s recent success in the state of Missouri: Jonathan Baker, Cole Forney, Caleb Mather, Jackson Morrison, Trent Nally, Jacob Cacek and Brody McMahon. Nally and Morrison haven’t had much playing time as incoming sophomores, and Cacek and McMahon will be suiting up as freshmen, this fall. The older three have begun to see more of the field. Their reflections of representing the green and white show the appreciation they have of not only continuing to play

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    Camp allows new coaches, players get refresher before fall season

    First year softball coach, Chandra Shurvington, demonstrates the proper throwing technique to one of her players during the July 20-23 MHS softball camp. Players were trained on throwing, fielding and hitting techniques to prepare for the upcoming fall season.


    Muskets football camp prepares team for second year of co-op

    Coaches Andrew Webster, Alan Calfee and Scott Reeves talk to players at the end of football camp for the North-West Nodaway Muskets. The co-op is beginning its second season together this fall and have held camps and workout days throughout the summer.


    NWN’s coop debuts football uniform

    Shannon Nolte, West Nodaway superintendent, shows the new North-West Nodaway away football jersey. The co-op jersey combines both schools colors. The pants will be the darker blue. The home jersey will be white.


    Maryville dancers take part in national competition

    Girls from the Maryville Dance Academy recently competed at Bravo! National Dance Championship July 9-12 in Ames, IA. The studio was honored with three national champion group routines and two grand national champion group routines along with one national champion soloist, Alex Lewis. The group also had several platinum and top 10 placements as well as elite high gold placements. No routines performed by the Maryville Dance Academy received anything less than Elite High Gold placement. The studio also received the 2015 Studio Director of the Year Award, Cammi

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    Ravenwood’s success in baseball is now tradition

    For the past four years, the Ravenwood community baseball league has seen a lot of success- so much so that the two oldest teams have been undefeated all three to four of their past seasons straight. Those winning ways have carried through the younger groups to where the teams aren’t undefeated, but go on to win local tournaments.

    One undefeated streak the Ravenwood teams take pride in is that their B Team baseball team has been undefeated the past

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    Geography with Goudge

    A good example of a regional sport is water polo. There are 22 NCAA Division I Teams that play Men’s Water Polo. Most are located in California or the east coast. Since 1969, when the NCAA Water Polo Championships were first held, only California schools have won a title. California produces over 72 percent of the water polo players. Slightly less than 10 percent come from overseas with Serbia the leader accounting for 15 players.


    Where are they now? Spoofhound turned Bearcat finds success on the greens

    Playing college sports had been a longtime goal for Brooke Byland, daughter of John B. and Becky Byland, Maryville. It wasn’t until her senior year of high school that Byland knew it would be golf she would continue post-high school.

    “In high school I played many different sports, so playing a sport in college had always been something I wanted to do.”

    With the support of high school coaches and her

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    Camp helps students to perfect golf game

    Mozingo Lake Golf Course Pro Kyle Easter demonstrates the proper chipping form for Maryville High School golfers Trent Shell, Kylie Dougan and Jessica Sheil during the MHS Golf Camp held July 20-24. Approximately 30 golfers were present from the MHS boys and girls golf teams.


    Sharks hold end-of-season banquet

    Award recipients in the 9-10 division were: Nathan Yocum and Sydney Whipple for most improved, Aleighna Keller and Austin David for most valuable and Nino Coniglio and Katy Schommer for sportsmanship.

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