Sports

Bade reflects on recent coaching training

Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of articles about a relatively new concept of coaching methods. By Morgan Guyer Maryville High School Track and Cross Country Coach Rodney Bade has found success in his position over the past few years. Both of his girls and boys programs have been mainstays in the

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Geography with Goudge

FBS All-Conference Players, 2023. As the 2023 college football season came to a close, we now have the All-Conference players per capita map.  Just under eight percent, or 1,183 of the  14,898 FBS players made an All-Conference team.  The top category or region extending from Texas to West Virginia, known as the ‘Pigskin Cult’, contains

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Local teams ready for mid-season tournaments

Platte Valley, Nodaway Valley, Northeast Nodaway and North Nodaway Basketball teams will be playing in tournaments the week of January 8. Platte Valley and North Nodaway will travel to Stanberry for the Stanberry Invitational. The Platte Valley boys will face off against Stanberry at 9 pm, Monday, January 8, while the girls will play against

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Maryville coaches continue their training

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of articles about a relatively new concept of coaching methods. By Morgan Guyer Members of the Maryville R-II coaching staff learned more about three dimensional coaching during the month of December. They met with Mitch Hull, director of professional development for 3D Institute, to learn about

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Geography with Goudge

AP Football All-Americans, FBS 2023. It’s that time of the year for college football’s post-season individual honors.  The ‘cream of the crop’ or All-Americans of the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) teams as selected by the Associated Press (AP).  This map displays the 1st and 2nd Team AP All-Americans by their hometowns. Florida (6), Georgia (5), and

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Thunder take down the Bluejays 

The Nodaway Valley Thunder and Northeast Nodaway Bluejays met on December 21 in Burlington Junction. The Thunder boys won 44-36, while the girls won 55-47. See full coverage on Page 16 of the NNL.

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Dazzlers bring home trophies

On December 9th, the Maryville High Dazzlers competed at the Kansas City Classic regional competition at Liberty High School. The team placed first in both the Division 1 Mix and Division 1 Lyrical Jazz categories.

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Geography with Goudge

College Early Signing Recruits, Men’s Basketball, 2024 “As we move deeper into December, the college basketball season gets into full swing.  In addition, the Early Signing period for recruits from the class of 2024 has come and gone.  221 out of the Top 288 high school recruits have already signed college commitments. Primarily to perennial

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