Sports

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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Geography with Goudge

The Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) or the major college season is in full swing this weekend. The FBS consists of 129 teams with an average attendance of 41,509 per home game last season. Michigan led with 110,737 fans. The other teams that averaged over 100,000 fans were in this order: Penn State, Ohio State, Alabama

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New runners add depth for Platte Valley cross country team

By Jacki Wood The Platte Valley girls cross country team will be fairly young as it enters the 2019 season but head coach Julie McConkey will look to her returning runners for leadership. “We are a young team, but we have strong leadership from our more experienced runners,” McConkey said, who enters her third year

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Spoofhound runners return abundance of experience

By Jacki Wood The Maryville High School boys and girls cross country teams return intact after having no seniors on last year’s team. And the Spoofhounds will look to use that experience to achieve conference and postseason success. “We expect to have a similar, and hopefully more successful, season than last in regards to team

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Future looks bright for Musket cross country team

By Jacki Wood The North-West Nodaway Muskets cross country team returns a strong core of runners who were the 275 Conference champs in 2018 and placed third at districts. And with no seniors on the team, the future looks bright for the North Nodaway and West Nodaway co-op. “If the boys work hard, we can

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Nodaway County native soars playing professional basketball

By Kathryn Rice Megan Rosenbohm, Graham, is preparing to start her second year as a professional basketball player with the BK Liepaja LSSS team in Latvia. Latvia is on the Baltic sea between Lithuania and Estonia by Russia. Rosenbohm has learned a bit of the language, however, practices are conducted in English. Students begin learning

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Spoofhound soccer sees ‘no easy games’ in tough conference

By Jacki Wood As the 2019 fall season approaches, the Maryville boys soccer team will look quite different than it did last year, when the Spoofhounds were crowned district champs and had a 12-4-1 record. “The team lost seven seniors from last season,” head coach Dale Reuter said, who is now in his third year

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