Northeast Nodaway royalty pose after the coronation ceremony on January 19. The royal party included, front: Rylee Scadden, crownbearer, daughter of Sheldon and Christy Scadden; Liam Cordell, crownbearer, son of Ryan and Megan Cordell; back: Andrew Freemyer, king, son of Jared and Kim Freemyer; Gerry Runde, queen, daughter of Ken and Terry Runde; Blair Stoll,
Maryville High School senior Alex Bean achieved one of his dreams on January 18 when he signed to play baseball at Benedictine College, Atchison, KS. Joining him were, front: Shannon Beemer, mother, Anthony Everman, Benedictine College head baseball coach, Bean, Adam Bean, father, back: James Beemer, stepfather, Monica Woods, MHS baseball coach, Marilyn Glidden, grandmother,
The Associated Press recently announced the 2016-17 NFL All-Pro Team. Twenty-eight players representing 16 states were named and are mapped based on where they attended high school. The best of the best hail from the Rust Belt, the Deep South and West Coast. California and Texas lead with four all-pros followed by Georgia with three.
Maryville High School recently won the Safe Sport School award for its outstanding athletic training program. The National Athletic Trainers’ Association has been campaigning for school districts to employ their own trainers. One of the organization’s incentives is the Safe Sports School award. Athletic trainers can apply and their programs must meet determined qualifications. The
The National Football Foundation announced the 2017 College Football Hall of Fame class on January 9. This week’s map looks at the 177 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 Mississippi have produced
MHS cheerleaders experience successful fall season The Maryville High School cheerleaders followed up a July first-place regionals finish with a successful fall season. The Spoofhound cheer team placed 9th at state in the Small Varsity 2A Division on November 6 at the Hearnes Center, Columbia. The cheerleaders were led by senior captains Mackenzie Wilmes and
With the beginning of the Spoofhound Rugby Club, a new sport is available to area high school students. Students who want to participate must be in high school and not over the age of 19. Rugby is not a Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) sponsored sport, so it will be played as a
On December 15, three Nodaway County seniors signed to play softball in 2017 at two community colleges.