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Harrisburg Boys Stop Eagle Win String

Sixth ranked in Class 2 Harrisburg (11-3, 4-0 in the Lewis and Clark Conference) snapped a three game Knox County boys winning streak with a 60-43 win at Knox County on January 11, 2022 conference play at Knox County. The Bulldogs took a ten point lead on a pair of Tanner Lanes free throws with…

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Knox County Boys Top Indians For Highland Consolation Championship

By David Sharp Knox County (5-7) fired out to a 9-2 lead in January 8, 2022 Highland Tournament boys’ consolation championship play and went on to a 50-36 win. The Eagles paced a 15-4 first quarter score. Drayson Daniels hit a Clark County (3-9) three ball for a 21-9 Knox County edge with 3:30 remaining…

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Highland Boys Down Knox County

By David Sharp Highland and Knox County put on an entertaining, competitive basketball game in the first half of their December 17, 2021 varsity boys’ contest at Knox County. Alex Meyer jump started the Cougar offense with a home run ball at the 2:05 mark of the third quarter. The Cougars (7-3) took the lead…

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Lady Eagles Win Conference Game Over Westran

By David Sharp Knox County sank shots and made progress handling the basketball during a 54-26 Lewis and Clark Conference girls’ basketball win over Westran. The December 17, 2021 win saw the Lady Eagles jump out to a 9-2 lead on the strength of two Brianna Miller home run balls after Abby Becker sank a…

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Cougars Win Senior Night Game With Bowling Green

By David Sharp Highland overcame an early 13 point deficit with a strong second quarter. The Cougars held off a red hot Bobcat finish, claiming a 72-69 victory in varsity boys play at Highland. Alex Meyer poured in a game high 32 Cougar points. Highland improved to 5-3 on the season. The Bobcats took advantage…

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Top Seeds Prevail at Monroe City Tournament

By David Sharp Both top seeds held service winning the championships of the 97th Annual Monroe City Tournament, held December 6-11, 2021. South Shelby ran the table in the girls’ bracket, defeating Palmyra by a final score of 58-46 in the girls’ championship game. Maranda Patterson put in a game high 24 Lady Bird points.…

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Miller Scores 24 to Lead Lady Eagles

Clark County’s Alexis Ellison and Knox County’s Brianna Miller scored 48 points between them as the Lady Indians hosted the Lady Eagles in Kahoka on Monday, December 6. Clark County got off to a hot start with five Lady Indians scoring in the first quarter, led by Ellison with six. Hope Ross scored five, and…

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Mo. Football Coaches Announce All State Teams

By David Sharp North Shelby senior Kyle Smith was selected to the 2021 Missouri Football Coaches Association 8-Man Football First Team All-State offense. The MOFBCA announced their 8-Man, along with Class 1-6 All State and All District football teams during their December 10-11, 2021 meetings. Senior Justin Lunsford of North Shelby was named to the…

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Highland Girls Even Mark Against Louisiana

By David Sharp Highland jumped out to an 18-3 lead in November 30, 2021 varsity girls play with Louisiana and powered to a 63-21 win. Ansley Bringer fired in a game high 20 points. Ali Reed was next in line with nine Lady Cougar points. Highland pressure defense contributed to Louisiana turnovers. Highland led 45-4…

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Knox County Boys Win Third at Tri-Rivers Classic

By David Sharp Both teams were short handed entering the December 4, 2021 boys third place game of the 4th Annual Tri-Rivers Classic. Knox County was missing three starters and five players. Scotland County had at least three contributors missing because of a Tiger Band trip. Knox County ran their overall record to 3-1 on…

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