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Geography with Goudge

The National Football Foundation announced the 2019 College Football Hall of Fame class on January 7. This week’s map looks at the 200 players who played since 1980 and have been inducted. This per capita map based on where the Hall of Famers went to high school indicates predominately rural states, led by Nebraska and

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Lady Bluejays expand offensive threats in win over Rockets

By Dustin Henggeler Despite the success they’ve seen this season, Northeast Nodaway Coach Joyce Stiens knew her team was capable of more. Their  62-37 win over the West Nodaway Rockets on January 4 in Burlington Jct. demonstrated several steps in the right direction Stiens knew the team was capable of. “You never know how a

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Bluejays to compete in South Harrison Invitational

The 2019 annual South Harrison Invitational Basketball Tournament will be held from January 7 to 12. The number three seed Northeast Nodaway girls will begin play against East Harrison at 4:30 pm on Monday. If they win, they will face either Mercer or South Harrison at 7 pm on Thursday. If they lose, they play

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Jefferson, South Nodaway to play in Stanberry Tourney

The Jefferson and South Nodaway basketball teams will compete in the annual Stanberry Invitational Basketball Tournament from January 7 to 12. The number six seed Longhorn girls begin play against North Andrew at 4:30 pm on Monday. If they win, they play at 4:30 pm on Thursday. If they lose, they play at 4:30 pm

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Geography with Goudge

This week’s major college football map features players by hometowns from the 10 teams that played in the five New Year’s Day Bowl games. This group included the Citrus, Outback, Fiesta, Rose and Sugar Bowls representing college teams from 10 different states. The leading states include Mississippi, Iowa, Louisiana, Georgia and Florida. This distribution verifies that the

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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 of 252 All-USA players is based on the past five years and indicates a strong regional concentration in the Deep South. When it comes to recruiting, the Power Five conferences account for 93

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Defensive efforts by Maryville put them past Savannah

By Dustin Henggeler In their last regular season game of 2018, the Maryville Spoofhounds girls basketball team put away a 52-36 victory over the Savannah Savages on December 20 at Maryville High School. Led by their go-getting defensive efforts, the Spoofhounds utilized transition possessions to earn points and offensive control. “We made a conscious decision

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Geography with Goudge

It’s the time of year for college football’s postseason individual honors. The cream of the crop, or All-Americans, of the 130 Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) teams are selected by the Associated Press. This map displays the first, second and third team All-Americans by their hometown state over the past couple of years. Five states: Texas,

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Trojans lose two at home to East Atchison

The Nodaway-Holt basketball teams hosted East Atchison on December 14 and came up short in both games. The girls lost 39-73 and the boys lost 29-77. Sophomore Brilyn DeVers speeds past his defender. He was the leading scorer for the Trojans with 18 points.

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