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Illinois Teams Sweep Muddy River Showcase

By David Sharp The Illinois All Star teams continued a long run of dominance of a series of area High School All Star basketball teams played in Quincy, Illinois. The Muddy River News organization has picked up sponsorship of the series, currently referred to as the Muddy River Showcase. The contest featured graduating senior basketball…

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NEMO Officials Association Hosts All Star Basketball Classic

By David Sharp The Northeast Missouri Officials Association hosted their 33rd All Star Classic at Kirksville. The June 11, 2022 event featured area boys and girls high school basketball seniors nominated and selected by Northeast Missouri area coaches. Selected players were placed on opposing Red and Blue teams. The girls Blue team was coached by…

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Knox County Advances To District Championship Game

By David Sharp Third seeded Knox County and second seeded La Plata (15-4) squared off in a classic pitcher’s duel in the May 16, 2022 championship semifinal round of Class 1, District 13 baseball at North Shelby. La Plata pitcher Tanner Pipes tossed a brilliant game. Pipes did not allow a hit until Rylan Roberts…

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Knox Places High; Green City Boys Finish Third In Class 1

By David Sharp Green City took third place in the overall boys Class 1 Team Standings at the May 20-21, 2022 Class 1-2 Track and Field Championships held at Jefferson City High School. Asher Buggs- Tipton continued his dominance, winning gold medals in the boys Long Jump, Triple Jump along with the 110 and 300m…

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Highland Names New Football Coach

By David Sharp The Lewis County C-I School District has announced the hiring of Caleb Arnsman as their head varsity football coach for the 2022-23 school year. Caleb Arnsman replaces David Degarmo who will remain at Highland as an assistant Principal. Coach Arnsman has been a member of the Highland High School faculty since the…

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Conference Baseball Championship

Knox County Wins 2022 Lewis And Clark Conference Baseball Championship Over Tigers By David Sharp Knox County (12-3, 8-0) scored six third inning runs then added three more in the fifth inning of their May 9, 2022 conference baseball game with Marceline for a 10-0 run rule win. The Eagles won what amounted to their…

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Knox Co. Wins Conference Baseball Game at Schuyler Co.

By David Sharp Knox County (9-3) remained undefeated in conference play with an 18-3 victory over Schuyler County in April 26, 2022 varsity baseball action at Lancaster. Rylan Roberts drove a three run homer over the fence during a five score first inning. Roberts was the winning pitcher, striking out six Ram batters. Roberts walked…

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Knox County Wins LCC Baseball With Fayette

By David Sharp Knox County (6- 3) scored eight third inning runs, remaining unbeaten in Lewis and Clark Conference play with a 10-0 win over Fayette in five innings. Kellen Parrish tossed a one hitter, striking out nine Falcon batters with one walk and a hit batsman. Kaleb Friebe stroked the lone Fayette hit with…

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Eagles Take Conference Win over Tigers

By Corey Stott, NEMOnews Media Group EDINA, Mo.- 4/11/22- The Scotland County baseball Tigers (3-5, 1-1) travelled to Edina to take on the Knox County Eagles (5-3, 3-0) in conference action. The game was a pitcher’s duel, but defensive mistakes by the Tigers allowed the Eagles to blow this one open in the bottom of…

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