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Lost Revenue NCAA Tourney, 2020 “This proportional symbol map displays the projected revenue loss by conference school due to the Covid-19 forced cancellation of ‘March Madness’.  The NCAA’s Basketball Fund consists of tournament revenue which the NCAA distributes to conferences over a six-year period based on the number of tournament games played by respective conference

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Men’s Basketball Coaches Salaries, 2020 “March Sadness is upon us, due to the cancellation of the NCAA Tournament amid coronavirus concerns. This proportional symbol map displays the NCAA Div. I Basketball coaches base salaries according to the annual survey compiled by USA Today. Coach pay continues to increase in spite of widespread cheating allegations. Twenty-nine

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Golfers get onto the course for practice

Maryville High School Head Golf Coach Brenda Ricks said with spring weather cooperating, her athletes are able to practice on the Mozingo Lake Golf Course. This will give them valuable experience for upcoming competitions.  

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Bearcat Men’s Basketball Roster, 2020 “After winning the MIAA Men’s Post-Season Tournament in Kansas City last weekend, Northwest will serve as host for the fourth straight year in this week’s 2020 NCAA Division II Central Region Basketball Tournament in Maryville (Mar 14-17).  This map displays the hometowns of the twelve players in the Bearcat men’s

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Platte Valley teams advance to regionals

PV girls win 44 – 21 Senior Jaclyn Pappert, the lead scorer with 13 points, concentrates on a free throw during the sectional play at the St. Joseph Civic Arena. Kaylin LaMaster, senior, keeps the eye on the prize. Boys win in OT 68-64 Steven Chor, senior, takes flight to try to stop the Panther’s

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Div. II-Top 25 Men’s Basketball Poll “The Bearcat men’s basketball team is again sitting on top of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Rankings after completing their regular season with a 28-1 record. Next up is the MIAA Post-Season Tournament in Kansas City (March 4-8). This proportional symbol map displays the defending national champions

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AP Top 25 Women’s Division I Basketball Rankings “Now that February is almost gone (maybe spring will follow) it’s time to turn our attention to college basketball and the excitement of March Madness.  This week’s AP Top 25 Women’s Poll is mapped by proportional symbols.  South Carolina leads the way, followed by Baylor, Oregon, Stanford,

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NBA All-Star Players, 2001-2020 “The 69th NBA All-Star Game played this past Sunday in Chicago was billed as one of the best ever.  140 different players representing 29 states and 18 countries have made the All-Star roster during the past 20 years.  This map based on the players’ high school state indicates the eastern half of

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XFL Players per Capita, 2020 “The latest version of professional football got under way last weekend with the beginning of the XFL season.  TV ratings and ticket sales were good for the new league that consists of eight teams. The XFL will play a 10-week schedule and 2-week playoff culminating with the championship game on

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ESPN Top 300 Football Recruits, 2020 “Wednesday, February 5th was National Signing Day.  No event garners as much media attention in the life of a young man (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

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