Sports

Maryville volleyball team digs in with younger players

By Jacki Wood With 10 seniors graduating from last year’s Maryville volleyball team, the Spoofhounds expect new talent to step up in 2016. “Our team will look a lot different this year in almost every position,” Head Coach Connor Kellerstrass said, “with younger girls stepping up.” In his fifth year of coaching at MHS, third

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After successful 2015 run, MHS girls tennis team back for more

By Jacki Wood Last year, the Maryville girls tennis team went 10-0 during the regular season, won the Midland Empire Conference for the first time since 1986-87 and placed 2nd at districts. This year, even with three varsity players lost to graduation, the Spoofhounds are hungry for more. “I am excited for the season,” Head

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Senior-laden Spoofhound softball team continues to progress

By Jacki Wood After finding some success in developing a stronger defensive game last year, the Maryville Spoofhounds softball team is working to get more aggressive offensively this year. “The girls really put in a lot of time and hard work to come together and become solid defensively (last year),” Head Coach Chandra DeMott said,

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Spoofhound soccer team looks for consistency in 2016

By Jacki Wood Although the Maryville boys soccer team lost nine seniors to graduation last year, Head Coach Stuart Collins expects the Spoofhounds to reload and be back for more postseason play. “All of (the seniors) were a key component to last year’s success,” Collins said, who has been coaching at MHS since 2001. The

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Spoofhound golf swings into 2016 season with big goals

By Jacki Wood After winning districts last year, the Maryville girls golf team is poised to have another successful season and continue on into postseason play. They’ll be doing it, though, without the Holtman sisters. Mollie, who won the sectional tournament and was a state qualifier in 2015, graduated. Younger sister Maddie had knee surgery

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Spoofhound football expects to carry on tradition

By Jacki Wood Same story. New group. That’s how Maryville head football coach, Matt Webb, described the Spoofhounds and improving from last year’s 12-1 team who also went 8-0 in the MEC. “Tradition never graduates,” Webb said. “Expectations are always high at MHS. (We’re) excited to make another run.” Tradition runs deep, but since Webb

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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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