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,
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
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
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
The Ed Phillips Memorial Rodeo entertained people of all ages on August 20. Youth ran across the arena to retrieve one of their shoes and a prize. For more photos, check out the August 25 edition of the Nodaway News Leader.
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
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
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
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.