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Wild turkey seminar in Hawk Point April 1

Posted on March 23, 2015 at 8:19 am

The Cuivre River Wildlife Management Association will host a free wildlife seminar on April 1 at the Hawk Point VFW hall. The seminar will begin at 6:30 p.m. Missouri Department of Conservation state turkey biologist, Jason Isabelle, will be on-hand to meet with attendees and present information about wild turkey flock, including an update on the ongoing turkey survival and reproduction study in north Missouri. In addition to being Missouri’s

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  • Elsberry spring sports coaches look for athletes to attain success

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 8:18 am

    Elsberry Track and Field Coaches Scott Cleveland and Hector Bencomo are already dreaming of state medals for some of their returning athletes this year. The two have come up with a unique strategy that seems to work well for the team as a whole. “Hector deals more with the running events and I handle the field events,” said Cleveland. “We don’t really break it down so much by gender anymore.”

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  • MDC says spring turkey hunting looks good for most of Missouri

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 8:18 am

    Missouri turkey hunters can expect a good spring season overall according to the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC). The spring turkey hunting season starts with a youth-only weekend April 11-12 for young hunters ages 6-15. The regular spring season runs April 20 through May 10. “Hunters should generally expect similar opportunities as those during the past several seasons,” said MDC Turkey Biologist Jason Isabelle. “Two-year-old gobblers won’t be as abundant

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  • Price earns bronze medal in NCAA championships

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 8:17 am

    Deanna Price placed third and earned the bronze medal at the recent NCAA Division I Final Championships held March 13 in Fayetteville, Ark.  She has overcome a serious knee injury and continues her training in hopes of earning a trip to the 2016 Olympics. She is a 2011 graduate of Troy Buchanan High.

    A Troy athlete continues her pursuit of a dream which only a few may attain… representing her country in the World Olympics. On top of that, she is working to get past an injury which threatened to derail this dream. Deanna Price, a Troy Buchanan High graduate (2011) and currently attending Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, competed in the Missouri Valley Conference Division I Indoor Championship held in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Northern

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  • Bencomo goes over 1,000 points

    Posted on March 9, 2015 at 8:53 am

    Elsberry Bencomo Cloponl

    During a Feb. 17 game against Montgomery County Elsberry senior Tanner Bencomo scored her 1,000th career point. Bencomo is the second Lady Indian to record such an accomplishment within the last two years. Elsberry’s Brittni Hagemeier, a 2014 graduate, put up her 1,000th point last February. “Another goal of mine is to play basketball in college,” said Bencomo. “I don’t know if that’s in the cards for me or not.

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  • Season ends for Trojans!

    Posted on March 9, 2015 at 8:51 am

    The basketball season came to a close for Troy Buchanan High teams last week as the districts played at Fort Zumwalt West. In girls’ action, Troy defeated Wentzville Timberland 59-36 in the first round but lost 54-45 to the host Lady Jaguars in the semi-finals. Alyssa Rivera and Brenley Deters scored 16 and 11 points respectively in the Timberland win. Troy jumped out of the chutes in the opening period

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  • Troy teams earn split, district begin this week

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 8:22 am

    Avery Heidemann

    As the Troy Buchanan High teams begin districts in basketball this week, both teams experienced positive vibes in recent games. In boys’ action, the Trojans lost 62-55 to Francis Howell Central but bounced back to post a 5-47 win over Francis Howell North. Adam Mennemeyer and Brandon Bassham continue to lead offensively as they scored 20 and 16 points respectively against Howell Central. They led with 13 and 12 points

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  • Season ends for Silex in districts

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 8:20 am

    The Silex Lady Owls picked up momentum with two wins to end the regular season on a high note. On Feb. 17, they posted a 66-62 win over Wellsville for their 13th win of the season. “We came out and had some major offensive struggles early,” said Coach Ryan Flanagan. “We really shot ourselves in the foot throughout this game with all of our unforced turnovers. When we take care

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  • Place in state wrestling

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 8:19 am

    Winfield state wrestlers

    Two wrestlers from Winfield High School placed at the recent state wrestling tournament held in Columbia. They were (from left): Tyler Moon, Coach Bruce Payne and Kai Rogers. Moon finished third in the 106 pound weight class and finished his season with a 49-2 record. Rogers finished sixth in the 120 pound weight class and finished his season with a 44-8 record.

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