Sports

Knights of Columbus sponsors annual youth tourney

The Maryville Knights of Columbus #1339 hosted its annual youth basketball tournament on January 19 for fifth and sixth grade boys and girls at the Maryville Community Center. Nine girls teams and seven boys teams participated in this year’s event and 95 percent of the officials were all local volunteers. The concession stand was run

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The Bearcat men’s basketball team is ranked first in the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) rankings. This proportional symbol map indicates that the core or heartland of basketball runs from the Northeast through the Carolinas. The Bearcats are the only undefeated men’s team across all divisions of basketball.  They have four remaining conference games

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February 6 was National Signing Day.  No event garners as much media attention in the life of a high school senior than Signing Day. This small sample of the 300 top high school football recruits, according to ESPN, highlights the Pigskin Cult. This region from Texas to Georgia indicates the prominent role the southern states

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This weekend’s Super Bowl marks the 53rd game since starting in 1967. Twenty different teams have at least one Super Bowl victory. Pittsburgh leads all teams with six trophies, followed by Dallas, New England and San Francisco with five each, and Green Bay and New York Giants with four each. Will this year’s game become

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Former Bearcat’s football journey leads to Super Bowl 53

By Trent Spinner, NWMSU Media Relations/Communications Student Assistant To the Northwest Missouri State University football program, former defensive lineman Matt Longacre was a legend in the making. The moment he stepped on campus, coaches and opponents took quick notice of his skill set and championship demeanor. Every time an opposing player lined up against Longacre, the crowd knew

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Hounds claim Cameron Tournament title with win over MEC foe

By Dustin Henggeler The Maryville boys basketball team ran away with the Cameron Tournament championship game on January 26. The Spoofhounds claimed the title with a 64-35 win over the Chillicothe Hornets after a week of crazy weather and game delays. Senior Eli Dowis started the game off with 13 of Maryville’s 17 points as

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The 2018-19 AP (Associated Press) NFL All-Pro Team was recently announced. Twenty-eight players representing 14 states and Australia were named to the 1st Team and are mapped based on where they went to high school. The ‘Best of the Best’ hailed from the ‘rust belt,’ the Deep South and West Coast. The states of California

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Jefferson Eagles squads take second in Stanberry Tournament

The Jefferson boys and girls basketball teams placed second in their respective brackets of the Stanberry Tournament. After a delay in the championship games due to weather, the tournament concluded January 14. The girls fell to Stanberry 22-58 and the boys took second to Mound City after a 53-55 loss.

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