Sports

MHS Golf weathers challenges to place 7th

The Maryville High School Spoofhound Girls Golf team played through adverse weather conditions at the Central High School Golf Tournament in St. Joseph, September 10. Temperatures in the low 50s accompanied by mist and light rain, led the young team to place seventh out of 11 teams  

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Spoofhounds romp through Chillicothe defence, 62-7 on senior night

The Maryville High School Spoofhound Football team scored often and scored last in the 62-7 senior night win over the Chillicothe Hornets, September 11. The Hornets made seven points on the team’s first possession of the ball. Then Maryville defense held the Hornets scoreless, while the Hound offense rolled on to score 62 unanswered points.

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NBA Players Map, 2019-2020 “The NBA Playoffs are underway. This choropleth map is based on where the current 480 NBA roster players attended high school.  Two areas in the eastern half of the U.S. (Mid-Atlantic urban core and rural south central states) standout as leading per capita producers of players.  Professional basketball is truly an

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College Football Success, 2010-2019 “The pandemic has suspended the Bearcats 2020 season. This proportional symbol map is based on team success over the past decade.  One point is awarded for each round a team makes during the post-season playoffs. Six points are possible if a team wins a national championship.  60 points would be the

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Fall Sports Preview

Grab your special edition of the Nodaway News Leader’s Fall Sports Preview located in this week’s paper. Papers are for sale at the Nodaway News Leader office, 116 East Third Street, Hy-Vee Gas and Hy-Vee Market, Caseys, BreakTime, Grays, City Star and Maryville Post Office.

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Youth baseball benefits from private field

By Kathryn Rice Maryville has a new hidden gem which provides youth baseball a private, little-league-sized field located off of South Mulberry in the southern part of Maryville. The field is owned by Ben and Tiffany Scott and Ed and Diane Higdon. The project started when the Maryville Knights, consisting of three youth baseball teams

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AP Top 25 All-Time Football Rankings “Many major college football (FBS) programs will not be playing this fall.  Instead of anticipating the upcoming season we will focus on the past. This week’s proportional symbol map was compiled from 84 years (1936-2019) of the longest running rankings service, the Associated Press (AP). The All-Time greatest include

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World Team Tennis Players Map, 2020 “2020 marks the 45th season of WWT (World Team Tennis).  WTT is the top professional team tennis league in the U.S.  The league consists of nine teams with six players on each roster.  New York beat Chicago in the recent Championship Finals. This map displays the hometowns of the 33

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PGA Golfers Map, 2020 “Last week the PGA (Professional Golfers Association) Golf Championship was played in San Francisco.  The first of golf’s three major championships played this year.  Of the Top 500 golfers in the World Weekly Rankings, 162  or 32% are from the United States. The next five countries account for 181 or 36%

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