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“The Maryville High School girls tennis team (District Team Champions) is playing for the sectional championship this week with a 12-5 record.  The Spoofhounds are among 3,644 players in the state of Missouri.  North Central states lead in per capita girls tennis participation.  There are 189,436 girls high school tennis players in the U.S., according

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Geography with Goudge

The undefeated Bearcats are scheduled to play unbeaten Pitt State at Arrowhead Stadium this weekend. The Bearcats are ranked #7 in the AFCA Coaches Top 25 Div. II Football Poll this week. Three teams represent the MIAA Conference (center of map) among the Top 15 including Pittsburg State at #13 and Central Missouri at #15.

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Geography with Goudge

The WNBA Championship Finals are being played this week. The Washington Mystics take on the Connecticut Sun in the best of five finals. There are 152 female players on the 12 teams that make up the WNBA. This per-capita map is based on where the players went to high school. The Mid-Atlantic and Midwestern states

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Geography with Goudge

The NFL season is now in full swing. Which region of the country produces the highest quality football players? The ‘Southern Slant’ is very evident in this week’s professional football players map. This per capita map is based on where the current active roster players went to high school. The leading southern states account for

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Northwest’s Athletic Training 5K Run/Walk set for Saturday

The Northwest Missouri State University Bearcat Athletic Training 5K Run/Walk is set for Saturday, September 28 during Family Weekend. Registration on Saturday will begin at 6:15 am and the race/walk will start at 7 am. The starting and finish lines are at the Lamkin Activity Center Circle. The 5K Run starts on College Avenue (4th Street) right

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Geography with Goudge

This week, the Northwest Bearcat volleyball team is ranked #15 in the AVCA Coaches Top 25 Poll. It is the highest ranking in program history. Cal State San Bernardino and Western Washington are ranked #1 and #2 followed by an Upper Midwest domination. Four teams from the MIAA Conference are among the top 15 with

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Geography with Goudge

The Northwest Missouri State Bearcats will play their home opener this Saturday with Washburn. Last year, the Cats ranked 7th nationally out of 166 Division II teams with an average attendance of 7,727 per home game. This map of 2018 average home attendance indicates the Midwest (MO, KS) represented by the MIAA Conference had three teams

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Featured silent auction items announced for Chip Strong Memorial

The Northwest Missouri State University men’s basketball program is finalizing preparation for the 13th Annual Chip Strong Memorial Golf Tournament this weekend. Lunch and registration begins at 11:30 am followed by a 12:30 pm tee time on Friday, September 13, at Mozingo Lake Golf Course. The tournament will feature a silent auction with five items that will be open

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Platte Valley logo keeps identity of both schools

The sports cooperative agreement between Jefferson and South Nodaway will be used for all sports beginning with the 2019-20 school year and will continue to be known as Platte Valley. In addition to the nickname, both schools have adopted the co-op colors of graphite gray, royal blue and cardinal red which will be used for

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Geography with Goudge

The FBS or Football Bowl Subdivision is now in full swing and it consists of 129 teams that have been known as ‘Major College’ through the years. This player production map, based on where the 15,037 FBS players attended high school, indicates a strong regional concentration in the ‘Deep South.’ This area forms the core

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