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Geography with Goudge

The 68th NBA All-Star Game was played on February 17. During the past 19 years, 131 different players representing 29 states and 18 countries have made the All-Star roster.  This map is based on the players’ high school state indicates the eastern half of the country, particularly the southeastern states, stands out as the leading per

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Trojans come out on top against Bluejays in district opener

By Dustin Henggeler It’d had been a couple of months since the two teams had faced off, but both Nodaway-Holt and Northeast Nodaway coaches knew it was going to be another close matchup heading in to the opening round of the Class 1 District 16 game in Graham. Seeded fourth and fifth in a bracket,

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Eagles put an end to Longhorns’ season in first round of districts

By Dustin Henggeler Both the Jefferson Eagles and South Nodaway Longhorns have been on the up-and-up since Christmas break, but the Longhorns found themselves struggling against the depth and power that the Eagles brought to the February 18 Class 1 District 16 matchup. A powerful start by Jefferson allowed an early lead that South Nodaway

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MHS send six wrestlers to state, Wilmes places 6th

The Maryville Spoofhounds wrestling team sent six wrestlers to the state tournament held February 14 to 16 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia. Sophomore Kade Wilmes, 126 pounds, fought back after a first-round loss to win his next three matches before falling in the fourth round of wrestlebacks. He then faced Pleasant Hill’s Zach Redwine and

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Complete game by Longhorns gets them past Rockets

By Dustin Henggeler Despite earning the second seed in the Class 1 District 16 bracket, South Nodaway Longhorn Coach Dustin Skoglund and his players weren’t going to take things for granted with how closely several of the teams in the bracket have played them this season. That included West Nodaway whose seventh seed landed them

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Underclassmen step up for NEN in district opener win

By Dustin Henggeler With two ineligible starters in his lineup for the Class 1 District 16 tournament opener, Northeast Nodaway Coach Rory Jackson had to move two freshmen into the starting lineup against a North Nodaway Mustangs team that had already defeated them twice in the season. Freshmen Ben Boswell and Auston Pride have had

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MHS administration does not allow wrestling coaches to go to state meet

The Maryville High School administration informed the Spoofhounds wrestling team coaches on February 11 they were not going to the state wrestling tournament later in the week. Kody Koster, head coach, and Riley Klein, assistant coach, were notified on February 11 they were not to attend the Missouri State Wrestling Tournament beginning on February 14.

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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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Geography with Goudge

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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