Sports

Nodaway Valley boys place 2nd at 275 Conference meet

  The 275 Conference track meet was held May 3 in Rock Port and saw the Nodaway Valley boys place 2nd behind three conference championships from sophomore Riley Blay. Additionally, the Platte Valley girls placed 3rd and the boys took 4th while the Nodaway Valley girls placed 6th, the Northeast Nodaway boys placed eighth, the

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Hounds take boys MEC championship

The Maryville Spoofhounds hosted the 2022 MEC track championships May 3. The boys team earned the championship with 209 points while the girls team finished fourth with 117 points.  

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Geography with Goudge

The NFL Draft concluded this past weekend after picking 262 players over 7 rounds, representing 38 states and Australia, Austria, and Canada.  This per capita map, displays The ‘Pigskin Cult’ or Deep South producing the greatest number of elite football players.  Two conferences, the SEC (25%) and Big Ten (18%), accounted for 43% of the

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Platte Valley continues to roll with victories

            By Morgan Guyer Platte Valley moved to 11-1 on the season after beating North Nodaway 11-1 on April 25. The winless North Nodaway Mustangs were holding strong against Platte Valley as the fourth inning rolled around. That’s when Platte Valley flexed its muscles, scoring five runs to take an

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NEN Bluejays skunk East Atchison

By Morgan Guyer Northeast Nodaway moved to 11-0 on the season after defeating East Atchison 5-0 on April 23. The game took place after the commemoration of the school’s new track and baseball field. Junior Dylan McIntyre led the way for the Bluejays, pitching a complete game with nine strikeouts and the shutout. It was

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Geography with Goudge

This map displays the 2022 Kansas City Royals current active roster players by birthplace. Six of the players are from Latin America. The Royals are made up of players from Latin America, California, the South & Midwest. Seven players on this year’s active roster were on the 2015 World Series Championship team.  The Royals are

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Geography with Goudge

The oldest continually operating marathon is the Boston Marathon.  The 126th running of the Boston Marathon took place on Monday, April 18th.  This map of the  1,037 marathons by state, scheduled in the U.S. for 2022, is divided by the population. The resulting distribution indicates the upper Great Plains and Rocky Mountain states tend to host

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Spoofhound soccer gets win over Benton

By Morgan Guyer Maryville girls soccer grabbed a 4-1 victory over St. Joseph Benton on April 18. The result wasn’t always certain, as Benton grabbed the opening goal with 15 minutes left in the first half. The goal seemed to kick the Spoofhounds in gear, however, as they began to gain more and more possessions

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NEN pulls out a victory over South Holt

By Morgan Guyer The Northeast Nodaway baseball team beat South Holt 4-3 on April 19 in walk-off fashion. The bases were loaded when Bluejay senior Auston Pride stepped to the plate. The game was tied 3-3 in the bottom of the seventh inning, with just one out. Six pitches later, Pride had worked a walk,

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