Sports

Hounds to Cats: Debrielle Patee-Merrill

By Jacki Wood This is the last in a series on former Spoofhound athletes who are now Bearcats. Frequently called townies, a number of former Maryville High School athletes decided to stay in town and continue their academic and athletic careers at Northwest Missouri State University. Debrielle Patee-Merrill, daughter of David and Jean Merrill, graduated

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Geography with Goudge

Major college football (FBS) will soon get underway. This week’s proportional symbol map displays the Coaches preseason top-ranked team, Clemson, with the largest football and #25, Northwestern, with the smallest football. The pattern of southern dominance picks up where last year’s map left off, with nine of the Top 25 teams from the South. The

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Hounds to Cats: Zach Staples

By Jacki Wood This is the third in a series on former Spoofhound athletes who are now Bearcats. Frequently called townies, a number of former Maryville High School athletes decided to stay in town and continue their academic and athletic careers at Northwest Missouri State University. Zach Staples, son of Devin and Jen Staples, graduated

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Geography with Goudge

With the Bearcats starting practice this week for the much anticipated 2019 season, it’s time to turn our attention to Division II college football. This proportional symbol map is based on team success over the past decade. One point is awarded for each round a team makes during the postseason playoffs. Six points are possible

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Hounds to Cats: Maddie Holtman

By Jacki Wood This is the second in a series on former Spoofhound athletes who are now Bearcats. Frequently called townies, a number of former Maryville High School athletes decided to stay in town and continue their academic and athletic careers at Northwest Missouri State University. Maddie Holtman, daughter of Randy and Susie Holtman, graduated

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Geography with Goudge

This week’s NFL Hall of Fame induction ceremonies on August 3 marks the unofficial beginning of the 2019 football season. Since its charter class was enshrined in 1963, there have been 325 members. This per capita map, based on where the Hall of Famers went to high school, indicates two regions of dominance. These areas are

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Hounds to Cats: Elijah Green

By Jacki Wood This is the first in a series on former Spoofhound athletes who are now Bearcats. Frequently called townies, a number of former Maryville High School athletes decided to stay in town and continue their academic and athletic careers at Northwest Missouri State University. Elijah Green, son of Clarence and Chelli Green, graduated

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Geography with Goudge

The WNBA All-Star Game is being played on July 27 in Las Vegas. The women’s professional basketball league began play in 1999. There have been 134 different players selected as All-Stars during the past 21 years. This per-capita map is based on where the All-Stars went to high school. The Mid-Atlantic and Southern states stand out

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Geography with Goudge

Six players will be inducted into Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame this weekend in Cooperstown, NY. Let’s look at where the best (261 Hall of Fame players) of all time call home. This week’s map of Hall of Fame Player inductees, since its inception in 1936, is based upon where the players attended high

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Geography with Goudge

The 90th annual Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star game was held Tuesday, July 9 in Cleveland, OH. This week’s map of Major League Baseball All-Star Players over the past 10 years (354 total players) is based upon where the players attended high school. States in the South and West are the leading per capita producers of All-Stars.

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