Sports

Meet the Bearcats scheduled for Thursday

The Northwest Missouri State University football team will hold its final scrimmage of the 2016 fall camp at 7 pm, Thursday, August 25 at Bearcat Stadium. Thursday’s scrimmage will also feature the annual Meet the Bearcats event, where fans can meet and get autographs from members of the 2016 team prior to the scrimmage. The

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Geography with Goudge

With the Bearcats starting practice this week for the anticipated 2016 season, it’s time to turn our attention to Division II college football. 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

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Veterans’ golf tournament draws a crowd

Cameron’s Veteran Assistance League held a golf tournament fundraiser August 4 at Mozingo Golf Course. Money raised provides enriching activities for veterans residing at the Cameron Veterans’ Home such as TV’s and sporting events tickets. State funding pays for food, clothing and facility staff, but does not provide money for life-enriching activities. The tournament raised

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MAC holds Mini-Tri

The Maryville Aquatic Center held the 10th annual Mini-Triathalon August 6. The event started with a 400-meter swim. Competitors then bicycled 10 kilometers and ran five kilometers. Look in this week’s NNL for complete results.

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Geography with Goudge

This week’s NFL Hall of Fame induction ceremonies on August 6 mark the unofficial beginning of the 2016 football season. Since its charter class was enshrined in 1963, there have been 304 player members. This per capita map, based on where the Hall of Famers went to high school, indicates two regions of dominance. These

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Spoofhounds beef up over summer

Maryville freshmen Brandon Auffert, son of Craig and Amy Bennett, and Kaleb Long, son of Matt and Ashleigh Long, lift weights as part of a summer program for Maryville High School athletes with Coach Matt Webb monitoring. The weight program offers different times throughout the day for high school students to work out. Students prepare

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St. Joe Vipers finish season

The St. Joe Vipers 12 and under team finished the season with a record of 64-11. Top finishes include:  first in the MSP preseason; first in the Rose Classic; first in the Ultimate Fastpitch Experience; first in the Missouri USSSA State; first in the Heartland World Series Warm-Up; third in the KC vs The World

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