Sports

Classmate reaches out to help Special Olympics athlete

Eugene Field Elementary fourth grader, Beckett Kendrick, wanted to give his classmate, Emmet, the opportunity to compete as a Special Olympics (SO) athlete in basketball. Beckett, son of Tiffany and Matt Kendrick, Maryville, has volunteered to be a unified player with the under-12 3-on-3 basketball team. “I think they should get to play other sports

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Geography with Goudge

“The Bearcat men’s basketball team is currently ranked 2nd in the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Rankings with a 15-1 record. They will begin a three-game home stand by hosting Missouri Western this weekend at Bearcat Arena.  This proportional symbol map displays the #1 ranked Bellarmine Knights with the largest basketball in north central

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Blay honored for 1000th point

West Nodaway junior Tyler Blay shot his 1,000th point during the January 7 game against the North Nodaway Mustangs. He was congratulated by this year’s coaches to his right, Cole Thompson, Cole Crawford, Brandon Phipps and last year’s coaches to his left; Kolton Jones and Dylan Hagey. Coach Phipps said, “Blay is one of the

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Geography with Goudge

“The 2019 major college football (FBS) season championship game between Clemson and Louisiana State will be played Monday, January 13th.  This week’s proportional symbol map displays the National Champions since the various poll ranking ‘mythical’ champions were replaced with a Bowl Championship Series from 1998-2013 and the current College Football Playoff system in use since

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Geography with Goudge

“Since 1982, the best high school football players in the nation have been selected annually by USA Today.  This player production map, based on the past five years (252) of All-USA players, indicates a strong regional concentration in the ‘Deep South’.  When it comes to recruiting, the rich get richer, the Power Five conferences account

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West Nodaway faces Mound City

On December 20, the Mound City Panthers traveled to West Nodaway to take two wins from the Rockets. West Nodaway sophomore, Riley Linville, lines up the basket during the girls game, which saw the Rockets coming up short, 42 – 50.

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Geography with Goudge

“It’s that time of year for college football’s post-season individual honors.  The ‘cream of the crop’ or All-Americans of the 130 Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) teams as selected by Associated Press (AP).  This map displays the 1st, 2nd & 3rd Team All-Americans by their hometown state over the last three years. Six states, Texas (28),

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Geography with Goudge

NCAA Women’s Div. I Volleyball Champs, 1981-2018 “The 2019 NCAA Women’s Volleyball National Championship is being held this weekend in Pittsburgh, PA.  Baylor, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Stanford are the Final Four teams.  Over the course of 38 years (1981-2018) only ten different teams have been crowned champions.  During the first 19 years (1981-1999) schools with

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MHS senior chooses Hannibal-LaGrange

Maryville High’s Piper Zarbano signed a letter of intent on December 10 to participate in women’s soccer for Hannibal – LaGrange University, Hannibal. Zarbano is joined by front: her mother, Stacey Crews, Zarbano, brothers, Kole Zarbano, Wyatt Zarbano; back: Spoofhound Head Girls Soccer Coach Dale Reuter. Zarbano was offered a spot on the team and

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Geography with Goudge

“This weekend is the NCAA Men’s Div. I Soccer Final Four in Cary, NC. This proportional symbol map displays the team champions over the last 30 years.  Virginia Cavaliers lead with seven titles followed by the Indiana Hoosiers with five. Past success would indicate that this year’s winner will be from the northeast or west

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