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Geography with Goudge

“The 2020 NBA Draft concluded last week with the selection of 60 players over two rounds.  The past five years (2016-2020) or 300 players were compiled to produce this per capita production map of drafted basketball players based on where they went to high school.  The eastern half of the country indicates an area of

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Hounds Football win secures home field advantage for semifinal

The Maryville High School Spoofhound Football team was triumphant November 21 over Summit Christian Academy, 35-9, on the Lee’s Summit High School football field. The win has led to the first football semifinal game to be played Thanksgiving weekend at the Hound Pound. This game will be at 1 pm, Saturday, November 28 against Cassville

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WN’s Tyler Blay signs to compete for MoWEST

Cross Country’s 2020 State Champion Tyler Blay, a West Nodaway senior, is surrounded by his family as he signs his letter of intent to be a Missouri Western State University Griffin runner next year. Family members are his mother, Jill Blay; father, Bill Blay, seated and standing, brother, Riley Blay and grandmother, Judy Blay.

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Geography with Goudge

NWSL Soccer Players Map, 2020 “The National Women’s  Soccer League (NWSL) completed its eighth year as a professional women’s soccer organization in 2020.  The top division of women’s soccer in the U.S.  It consists of nine teams with 26 players on a team.  The season normally runs from April thru October.  The Challenge Cup was

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Sundell signs to play basketball at Kansas State

Maryville High School Senior Serena Sundell signed her national letter of intent to play D1 basketball at Kansas State University, Manhatten, November 11. At the signing were, front: Kelly Obley, assistant MHS girls basketball coach, Korena Sundell, mother, Serena, Bob Sundell, father; back: Quentin Albrecht, MHS girls basketball head coach, and Rodney Gilyard, head coach

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WN Cross Country team places 4th, Tyler places 1st in Class 1 State

In the State Class 1 Cross Country meet November 7 at Columbia, the West Nodaway Cross County team earned a fourth place finish with the State Champion being Tyler Blay with a time of 16:30.3. The team members are Riley Blay, Preston Bateman, Tyler Blay, Duke Ingraham, Grant Adkins, Keevin Maupin, Brayden Mires, Head Coach

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MHS XC earns 1st team trophy in school history

The Maryville High School Cross Country team came home with the State third-place trophy, a first for the school, November 5. The team begins the race during the Class 3 State Meet at Gans Creek Recreation Area, Columbia. Individual results for the team are: Garrett Dumke, eighth, 16:26.4, All-State; Jag Galapin, 14th, 16:57.9, All-State; Cale

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Post season volleyball honors announced

The 275 Conference Volleyball All-Conference team saw Shaina Culp and Krista Hart, both seniors of Nodaway Holt, being named. Culp received a unanimous selection. Saylor Brown, a junior from North Nodaway and Riley Linville, also a junior from West Nodaway, were named on the honorable mention team.

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Geography with Goudge

Spoofhounds win State Championship The Maryville High School girls volleyball team won the Class 3 State Volleyball Championship Friday, November 6 at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau beating Park Hills  25-20, 25-21, 25-22. Spoofhounds are among 10,446 players in the state of Missouri.  North Central states lead in per capita girls volleyball participation. 

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275 Softball Conference teams announced

The two Nodaway County teams that play softball had players named to the 275 Softball All-Conference teams. On Platte Valley, Malia Collins, senior shortstop; Sydnee Deen, senior first base and pitcher; Jessi Miller, senior pitcher and Paige West, senior centerfield were named. The honorable mentions from PV were Maggie Collins, freshman catcher and Allie Wolf,

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