Area Sports

Fish Kill on Wappapello

By Hayley A. Honeycutt Wayne County Conservation Agent Missouri Deptartment of Conservation I have been receiving a lot of reports of dead fish on Wappapello Lake. I have witnessed some of the fish floating and piping (gasping for air). Most of the fish are larger in size. I appreciate the reports from concerned fisherman, however,…

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Class 1, District 5 All-District Softball Team

  Infield Halle Gooch—Clearwater Tristin Porter—Greenville Deelaney Crocker—Ellington McKenzie Miller—Greenville Shelby Davidson—Meadow Heights Macie Lemons—Oak Ridge Outfield Beth Bangert—Greenville Brittany Adams—Clearwater Lexi Boyer—Woodland Erin Grayhek—Oak Ridge Pitchers McKenzie Altenthal—Woodland Jaden Francis—Greenville Kamryn Gastineau—Liberty Rachel Rowold—Clearwater Catchers Abbey Williams—Woodland Cheyanne Burton—Clearwater Utility Brooke Taylor—Liberty

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Lady Tigers Advance in Districts

    By Shannon England Clearwater Athletic Director The Clearwater softball team looks to be peaking at the right time as the District softball tournament started Monday at Rotary Park in Piedmont.  Top-seeded Clearwater faced off with 8th seeded Summersville and came out on top with a 16-0 victory in 3 innings.  Halle Gooch led…

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Old Greenville Black Powder Rendezvous Coming To Wappapello Lake

  All roads in Southeast Missouri will lead to the Greenville Recreation Area at Wappapello Lake on April 21 and 22, for the 40th Annual Old Greenville Black Powder Rendezvous. This event has become a family tradition and is the longest consecutive rendezvous in the state of Missouri. There will be something for all ages…

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Local Granddaughter Headed to State

StateMany area residents are planning a trip to the Final Four to watch the Neelyville girls team compete for the Class 2 title. One of the players has grown up in area gymnasi-ums, primarily South Iron and Bunker. Tori has a name that is associated with basketball Harlow. She is the daughter of Rob Harlow…

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Eminence Heads to the Final Four

The Eminence Redwings punched their ticket to the Final Four Saturday at the Van Buren High School gym with a 78-62 over Advance in a Class 1 quarterfinal. The win was extra sweet for Eminence. Advance defeated the Redwings in last year’s quarterfinal and then again to open this season. Eminence did not play a…

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Lesterville Bearcats Take First At AV Tournament

THE LESTERVILLE BEARCATS pose proudly with their first place trophy and scraps of basketball net at the 91st Annual Arcadia Valley Thanksgiving Tournament. The Bearcats battled the South Iron Panthers for first place on Thursday evening. The Bearcats came out on top with a winning score of 70-45, placing the South Iron Panthers in second…

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Feral Hogs Spoil Youth’s First Hunt

REYNOLDS COUNTY, Mo. – Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) em­ployees love to hear deer hunting stories, especially when it’s a young person’s first hunt. The first deer hunt is a milestone and ev­ery family has their own traditions; grandfather’s gun might be used, a special breakfast eaten, or a lucky hat worn. Every detail of…

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