Once again, the Bearcat football team is ranked first in the nation followed by Grand Valley, MI. There is a similar pattern regarding state emphasis with the Midwest tending to dominate. The index of emphasis for each state is derived by dividing the number of Division II teams a state has by its population. South
The Platte Valley Eagles won the quarterfinal playoff game on October 15 at Norborne. The final score was 7-1. The win allows the Eagles to advance to the state semifinals on Friday, October 21 at Killian Softball Complex, Springfield. If the team wins, they will play in the 41st annual Missouri State Championship on Saturday, October
The WNBA Finals are underway marking the culmination of the 20th season of the women’s professional basketball league. The Mid-Atlantic states stand out as leading per capita producers of women’s players. The 12 teams making up the WNBA have a total of only 147 players, with approximately 18 percent of those from overseas.
By Cindy Lemar The Rock Port Blue Jays came out furiously in the October 7 game against the SHNH Spartans and never looked back as they clinched a 74-26 victory in the third quarter against the previously unbeaten Spartans. The Blue Jays scored three straight times to open the game, and after a touchdown and
Nodaway-Holt senior Macie Bohannon gets one of her 11 digs on the night in the first set, which the Trojans won 25-21. The Trojans lost the next two sets 8-25 and 24-26. Rachel Farmer had 10 assists on the night.
Dan Collins, Platte Valley head football coach, is hosting a flag football clinic for South Nodaway and Jefferson fourth to sixth grade students. Participants will spend two evenings learning offensive and defensive plays and will scrimmage during half time at the PV vs. Stewartsville game on Friday, October 7.
Maryville High School Spoofhound football defenders swarm the Smithville Warriors quarterback and win Homecoming 39-0. Smithville was unable to capitalize on 11 Hound penalties in the first half, one of which called back a touchdown in the final seconds. See more in this week’s Nodaway News Leader.
More than 15,500 Bearcat enthusiasts traveled to Kansas City on October 1 to watch their team play the University of Central Missouri Mules. The undefeated Northwest Missouri State ‘Cats won 42-17.