High School Sports
High school roundup: Jackson softball takes second at Cor Jesu tourney
The Jackson softball team finished second in the Cor Jesu Academy Invitational Tournament following a 3-2 loss to Owasso, Oklahoma, in Saturday's championship game at the Kirkwood Athletics Complex in the suburban St. Louis area. Sicily Johnston took the loss in the circle for the Indians in the loss to the Rams...
Briefly: Scott City football team beats St. Vincent for first win of season
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Scott City overcame four turnovers and a blocked punt in recording a sloppy 26-7 victory over St. Vincent in a game completed in a driving rain Friday night. St. Vincent, which led 7-0 after the first quarter, helped level the playing field with four first-half interceptions and accumulated 11 penalties for 106 yards in the game...
Jackson football team holds off district-rival Vianney in road victory
The Indians improved to 2-0 with a 30-23 victory over the the Griffins on Friday night.
Second-half surge propels Central over St. Charles West
The Tigers' defense held St. Charles West scoreless in the second half, while junior wide receiver Al Young scored three of his five touchdowns to power Central's offense and lead the Tigers to a 41-21 victory.
High school roundup: Leopold volleyball team claims Woodland Invitational title
The top-seeded Leopold volleyball team staved off a scare from the No. 2 Advance squad to capture the championship of the Woodland Invitational Tournament in a three-set thriller won by the Wildcats 25-15, 28-30, 25-21 on Friday night. Senior standout Caitlin Petty had a big night for the Wildcats with 10 kills, 18 assists, six blocks and five digs. ...
Scott City football team beats St. Vincent for first win
In game during which each team committed four turnovers, combined for 18 penalties and was completed in a driving rain, Scott City was the last team standing.
High school roundup: Semis set for Woodland volleyball tournament
All the events reported to the Southeast Missourian on Thursday night.
Notre Dame volleyball team falls to Farmington
The Knightettes topped Notre Dame in three sets
Local High school football capsules: Week 2
Jackson (1-0) at Vianney Last week: Jackson 62, Battle 34; Vianney 42, Francis Howell North 13 Last year: Vianney 52, Jackson 27 (regular season); Jackson 14, Vianney 0 (Class 5 District 1 final) Outlook: A rivalry has been built over the past two seasons with the teams playing four times. ...
High school roundup: Central softball team tops Perryville
All the local high school events reported Wednesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Notre Dame soccer team debuts with win over Wildcats
Bulldogs senior Ben Parsons netted two goals in the 3-1 victory
Kelly softball team opens season with 6-1 win over Chaffee
Junior Alexis Dock went the distance in the circle and finished with six strikeouts to lead Kelly to a 6-1 win over the host Chaffee Red Devils.
High school roundup: Notre Dame swim team gets season-opening win
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Perryville soccer team debuts with 4-0 win vs. Poplar Bluff
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- The Perryville Pirates wasted no time in picking up where they left off last season. The Pirates, who were a Class 2 quarterfinalist and finished with a 25-4 record last season, scored two early goals in christening their 2014 campaign with a 4-0 victory over Poplar Bluff on Tuesday...
High school roundup: Panthers rise to top of Woodland Invitational pool
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
Maudie's big night helps Jackson football team earn big win over Battle
Senior wide receiver Ben Maudie scored four touchdowns in the Indians 62-34 season-opening win over Battle High School.
Kelly welcomed to varsity football with loss at East Prairie
East Prairie scored twice in the first quarter on its way to a 29-7 victory.
Central running game powers Tigers to win over Vashon
ST. LOUIS -- Prior to the start of the season, Central football coach Nathan Norman identified a number of Tigers that would contribute in the running game. So take your pick. Central had eight players combine for 417 yards and six touchdowns on the ground as the Tigers survived a shootout and defeated the Vashon Wolverines 44-34 in Friday night's season opener at Sumner High School's Tuskegee Airmen Field...
Briefly: Cape Central opens football season with win
ST. LOUIS -- Eight Central players combined for 417 yards and six touchdowns on the ground as the Tigers defeated the Vashon Wolverines 44-34 in the opening week of the high school football season Friday night at Sumner High School's Tuskegee Airmen Field...
High school roundup: Perryville football starts season with win
The Perryville football team opened its season with a home win over Sumner on Friday night. The Pirates, who led 7-0 at halftime, gained 107 yards passing and 90 yards rushing in the contest. Trevor Green threw two touchdown passes for Perryville and was intercepted once...
High school football capsules: Week 1
Kelly at East Prairie, 8 p.m. Last year: Did not play Outlook: After waiting 57 years for their first varsity football game, the Kelly Hawks are going to have to wait one more hour. Due to a forecast for high temperatures, the kickoff of tonight's game was pushed back from its original 7 p.m. starting time...
Oran, ace Jones back for more wins in 2014 softball season
Eagles return top pitcher from district championship team
Football preview: Kelly Hawks ready to take off after two seasons of JV flight lessons
Kelly, which made the decision to add football in 2010, will play its first varsity season this year.
Football preview: Up-tempo Jackson Indians rejuvenated under Eckley
The Indians, with a reinvigorated up-tempo, spread offense, have made the transformation from a struggling program to a Class 5 quarterfinalist over the past two seasons.
Football preview: Skill position players bring high hopes for Cape Central
Chaffee transfer Peyton Montgomery will have an experienced group of wide receiver targets.
Southeast Missourian high school boys swimming, girls golf teams at a glance
Boys swimming Central Tigers Coach: Dayna Powell Assistant Coach: Chad Sierman Returning athletes: Christian Retter, sr.; Alex Gentle, sr.; Zack Rhodes, sr.; Raleigh Davis, sr.; John Young, jr.; Lawson Berry, jr.; Reid Dickson, jr.; Ben Ferreri, jr.; Davis Deimund, jr.; Tim Huey, jr...
Football preview: Perryville has sights set on competing late in games
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- It's been almost 10 years since the Perryville Pirates football team won a district title, and even that wasn't enough to finish with a winning record. The Pirates finished that season with a losing record, and although the task of having a winning season appears monstrous, Perryville coach Mike Wojtczuk has his sights set elsewhere...
Football preview: Youth still abundant for Scott City entering new season
There were plenty of growing pains last season for the Scott City Rams football team. With young players littered throughout the starting lineup, the Rams claimed one regular-season victory but were able to defeat Charleston 20-14 in the first game of the Class 2 District 1 playoffs...
Football preview: First-year coach provides familiarity for St. Vincent
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- It's been an eventful summer for Nathan Rowland, who was given his first opportunity to become a head football coach in May. A 2002 graduate of St. Vincent and assistant coach on last year's team, Rowland offers the Indians plenty of value in familiarity...
Football preview: Chaffee faces tough challenges after key losses
Led by an experienced senior class, Chaffee claimed its first SEMO South Conference title in 34 years, but that doesn't discourage coach Charlie Vickery, who believes the Red Devils have enough returning talent to turn last year's success into a trend.
High school girls tennis glance
Central Tigers Coach: Seth Benton Assistant Coach: Mitch Baker Last season's record: 3-8 Postseason result: Lost to Farmington 5-2 in a Class 2 District 1 Team semifinal Conference: SEMO Returning athletes: Josey Powell, jr. ...
Destiny displays overpowering game when it comes to Adams, Jackson tennis program
Linda Adams had never played tennis when she took the job as girls tennis coach at Jackson High School. Nineteen years later, Adams is still coaching the Indians. But it's been an interesting road with lots of learning and unexpected turns. "I knew nothing about tennis. ...
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