Sports

Maryville falls to Monett in state championship

The Maryville Spoofhounds fell to the Monett Cubs, 18-27, in the Class 3 Missouri State Championship football game November 26 at Plaster Stadium in Springfield. The Spoofhounds finished the season with a record of 14-1. Read our Storify story here and check out more in our 12/1 print edition: https://storify.com/NodawayNews/maryville-falls-to-monett-in-state-championship Save

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McConkey signs to play basketball at Northwest

Mallory McConkey, South Nodaway High School senior, signed her National Letter of Intent on November 9 to play basketball at Northwest Missouri State University. Surrounded by her family, Matthew, William, Marissa and Benjamin Curran, dad, Warren McConkey, Mallory, mother, Julie and sister Meaghan, Mallory made it official that she will be attending Northwest.

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Spoofhounds knock off Center, advance to state semifinal

By Brent Johnson In what turned into a defensive battle, the Maryville defense made the necessary plays to send the team to the state semifinal. The Spoofhounds (13-0) forced three turnovers in the second half to hand Kansas City Center (12-1) its first loss of the season, giving Maryville a match-up with Miller Career Academy, St. Louis,

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Carter competes at state XC meet

On November 4, West Nodaway students supported Weston Carter and his coach, Colton Blay, as they ran a lap around the school during a pep rally sending them to state. Carter placed 121st at state in cross country. “I am very excited. It has been my goal since I was a freshman to make state,”

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Geography with Goudge

This past weekend the Northwest Bearcat Volleyball team dropped a couple of tough road matches. They are still ranked #21, with a record of 21-4, in the latest top 25 poll. The Midwest dominates the rankings. Four teams from Minnesota are in the top six, led by Concordia-St. Paul and Minnesota-Duluth. Five teams from the

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Geography with Goudge

Which region of the country produces the highest quality football players? The Southern Slant is evident in this week’s professional football players map. This per capita map is based on where currently active players attended high school. This spatial pattern resembles the FBS or major college football players map featured in the September 15 Nodaway

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