Sports

Underclassmen step up for NEN in district opener win

By Dustin Henggeler With two ineligible starters in his lineup for the Class 1 District 16 tournament opener, Northeast Nodaway Coach Rory Jackson had to move two freshmen into the starting lineup against a North Nodaway Mustangs team that had already defeated them twice in the season. Freshmen Ben Boswell and Auston Pride have had

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MHS administration does not allow wrestling coaches to go to state meet

The Maryville High School administration informed the Spoofhounds wrestling team coaches on February 11 they were not going to the state wrestling tournament later in the week. Kody Koster, head coach, and Riley Klein, assistant coach, were notified on February 11 they were not to attend the Missouri State Wrestling Tournament beginning on February 14.

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Knights of Columbus sponsors annual youth tourney

The Maryville Knights of Columbus #1339 hosted its annual youth basketball tournament on January 19 for fifth and sixth grade boys and girls at the Maryville Community Center. Nine girls teams and seven boys teams participated in this year’s event and 95 percent of the officials were all local volunteers. The concession stand was run

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Geography with Goudge

The Bearcat men’s basketball team is ranked first in the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) rankings. This proportional symbol map indicates that the core or heartland of basketball runs from the Northeast through the Carolinas. The Bearcats are the only undefeated men’s team across all divisions of basketball.  They have four remaining conference games

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Geography with Goudge

February 6 was National Signing Day.  No event garners as much media attention in the life of a high school senior than Signing Day. This small sample of the 300 top high school football recruits, according to ESPN, highlights the Pigskin Cult. This region from Texas to Georgia indicates the prominent role the southern states

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Geography with Goudge

This weekend’s Super Bowl marks the 53rd game since starting in 1967. Twenty different teams have at least one Super Bowl victory. Pittsburgh leads all teams with six trophies, followed by Dallas, New England and San Francisco with five each, and Green Bay and New York Giants with four each. Will this year’s game become

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Former Bearcat’s football journey leads to Super Bowl 53

By Trent Spinner, NWMSU Media Relations/Communications Student Assistant To the Northwest Missouri State University football program, former defensive lineman Matt Longacre was a legend in the making. The moment he stepped on campus, coaches and opponents took quick notice of his skill set and championship demeanor. Every time an opposing player lined up against Longacre, the crowd knew

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Hounds claim Cameron Tournament title with win over MEC foe

By Dustin Henggeler The Maryville boys basketball team ran away with the Cameron Tournament championship game on January 26. The Spoofhounds claimed the title with a 64-35 win over the Chillicothe Hornets after a week of crazy weather and game delays. Senior Eli Dowis started the game off with 13 of Maryville’s 17 points as

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