Category Archives: Local Sports

Fighting Squirrels Win State Title

After two straight years without a Senior Babe Ruth State Championship, The Charleston Fighting Squirrels have captured the Missouri State Title defeating Ultimate Baseball 13-3 in 5 innings. The Championship finished out a perfect 5-0 record in the tournament a trip to the Regional Tournament in Junction City, Kansas, which they will face the host…Continue Reading

Southeast’s Antonius Cleveland to Play for Portland in NBA Summer League

6 foot 6 Antonius Cleveland finished his Southeast Missouri State basketball career by competing in the Slam Dunk Contest as the “Dark Horse” candidate thanks to the fans who voted for him. Now, he continues his basketball career becoming only the second Southeast player ever to compete in the NBA Summer League for the Portland…Continue Reading

St. Louis Blues announce Protected List

The Vegas Golden Knights are scheduled to make 30 picks by Wednesday, one from each of the 30 NHL teams as part of the NHL Expansion draft. However, each team is to select a number of players to be protected from the Golden Knights selecting them. The obvious for the Blues, Vladimir Tarasenko. The Blues…Continue Reading

Cardinals Split Doubleheader

Jose Martinez homered twice in the first game of the day-night doubleheader against the Milwaukee Brewers. The Cardinals won the first game 6-0 as Lance Lynn picked up the win on the mound but only going five innings as he issued four walks. Martinez finished with 3 RBIs in the game as the Cardinals looked…Continue Reading

Jackson Legion Falls to Wayne County

The Jackson Sr. Legion baseball team was unable to win a wild game against Wayne County on Monday and lost 11-9 to fall to 4-6 on the season. Jackson struck for 15 hits in the game while Wayne County knocked out 12 hits. Both teams scored all of their runs in the first 5 innings.…Continue Reading

Charleston Fighting Squirrels Claim Own Title

The Charleston Fighting Squirrels finished off the Ste. Genevieve Legion baseball team to be crowned the champions of their own tournament. A three run triple by Garrison Keene and then an inside-the-park home run by Palmer Campbell propelled the Squirrels as they won 6-3. Charleston        000 400 2 – 6 7 3…Continue Reading

Semo Baseball on Brink of Elimination

The Southeast Missouri State Baseball team won its first contest of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament on Tuesday 13-10 over fifth seeded Jacksonville State. However, Southeast’s second opponent was the top seed in the OVC, Tennessee Tech. Ryan Flick hit three home runs, including a grand slam to pace the Golden Eagles as the back…Continue Reading