Sports

Spoofhounds win over East Buchanan, 6-5

The Maryville High School Spoofhound Baseball team triumphed, April 5, over East Buchanan 6-5. Senior Pitcher Trey Houchin delivers a strike. Houchin pitched over five innings. More photos of the Spoofhounds in the 4.8 printed edition.

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Geography with Goudge

“This weekend is the Final of the 2021 NCAA Men’s Div. I Ice Hockey ‘Frozen Four’ being held in Buffalo, NY. This proportional symbol map displays the team champions over the last 30 years.  Boston College leads with four, followed by Denver, Minnesota-Duluth and North Dakota with three each.  Massachusetts, Minnesota-Duluth, Minnesota State and St.

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Geography with Goudge

“March Madness culminated with the Final Four this weekend and the Championship Game last night with No. 1 seed Baylor beating No. 1 overall seed Gonzaga 86-70.  Four teams (Duke-5, Connecticut & North Carolina-4 each, and Kentucky-3) have won a total of 16 titles in the past 30 years.  Once again, as in previous college

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Geography with Goudge

“The 2021 NCAA Div. I Women’s Basketball March Madness has played their first round games. This proportional symbol map displays the teams that have amassed the highest AP Top 25 Poll finishes over the past five years. The largest symbols include Connecticut, Baylor, South Carolina, Louisville and Stanford. All teams that are still alive going

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Northwest MBB Punches Championship Ticket After Win Against Flagler

In the NCAA Division II Elite Eight national semifinals, the Northwest Missouri State Bearcats punched their ticket to the national championship thanks to a 77-46 victory against No. 3-seed Flagler (Fla.). The second-seeded Bearcats win their 42nd-straight game on neutral court and now make it back to the finals for the third time in four

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Maryville wrestlers compete at State Championships

The Class 2 Missouri State Wrestling Championship were March 11 at the Cable Dahmer Arena, Independence. Keiren Watkins and Drew Spire qualified and represented Maryville High School in the competition. Watkins, 195 pound class, wrestled five including, Trey Ward, St. Charles, who was named state champion later. Other opponents that Watkins faced were last year’s

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Platte Valley girls bring home State Championship

The undefeated Platte Valley girls basketball team faced two menacing foes during the Show Me Championship March 12 – 13 at Springfield. The team drew two-consecutive state champions, Walnut Grove, during the opening of the 2021 event. Platte Valley won with a decisive 49-44 victory and moved on to the championship match against Leeton. The

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Geography with Goudge

“March Madness is upon us. This proportional symbol map displays the NCAA Div. I Basketball teams that have amassed the highest AP Top 25 Rankings over the past five years. The largest symbols include Gonzaga, Kansas, Villanova, Duke & Virginia.  These programs (with the exception of Gonzaga) tend to lie within the basketball heartland or

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Geography with Goudge

“Now that March is here, and it’s beginning to feel like spring, it’s time to turn our attention to college basketball and the return of March Madness.  This week’s AP Top 25 Poll is mapped by proportional symbols.  Gonzaga leads the way, followed by Baylor, Illinois, Michigan and Iowa.  Gonzaga, in the west, is the

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