Team practices have begun across Nodaway County as high school fall sports teams prepare for the season to start.
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.
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
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
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
Maryville High School students attended golf camp July 18-21 on the Watson 9 course at Mozingo. The camp was open to high school boys and girls interested in golf. There were 24 students who attended this year. They focused on the short game, chipping, putting and bunker play through a series of drills. Team practice
High school Spoofhound softball players honed their skills during softball camp this summer with Coach Chandra DeMott.
A good example of a regional sport is water polo. There are 32 NCAA Division I teams that play women’s water polo. Most are located in California or on the east coast. Since 2001, when the NCAA Women’s Water Polo Championships were first held, only California schools have won a title. California produces more than