Area Sports

No Country For Old Men

The movie “No Country For Old Men” has never been one of my favorite movies. I didn’t go and pay to see it, but I have watched it numerous times on my satellite dish channels, including just last week. The movie is one of those weird movies that is interesting and keeps you watching, but…

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Lady Indians Lose At Monroe City

The Clark County Lady Indians dropped their Clarence Cannon Conference opener, on the road at Monroe City. After a scoreless first Inning, the Lady Indians put runners on base with two ours.  Hannah Hill walked, and Emma Ross was hit by a pitch.  Hill and Ross stole third and second, and Genna Edmondson walked to…

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Indians Come Out On Top At Highland

By Mike Scott On paper, the Highland Cougars, should have defeated the Clark County Indians on Friday evening.  Cougar quarterback Drew Mallett picked apart the Indian defense, connecting on 13 of 29 pass attempts for 173 passing yards.  The Cougars had 330 yards of total offense, compared to the Indian’s 292. Sometimes stats don’t reflect…

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Indians Win At Macon

The Clark County Indians traveled to Macon on Friday, to open their Clarence Cannon Conference schedule. Macon won the opening coin toss, but were forced to punt away their first possession. Clark County fumbled the ball away on the second play of their first possession.  Macon fumbled three plays later, when Aaron Day stripped the…

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Another Dove Season Opener In The Books

The dove season opener in the rear view mirror is like any other enjoyable event, whether it’s an amusement park visit or a family dinner, in that you have mixed emotions of being a little melancholy as well as happy when you think about the fun. The dove season opener is a lot like any…

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Lady Indians Strong in Season XC Opener

The Clark County Indian Cross Country Team had varied results in their season opener at Keokuk as they competed against Kirksville, West Burlington, Fort Madison, WACO, Central Lee, Keokuk, and Holy Trinity. Despite having no senior runners on the team, all the high school runners ran on the varsity squad, and the spread was wide.…

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MO Bulldogs 14U Take State Title

Submitted by Leah Roberts The Missouri Bulldogs 14U traveled to the USSSA 14U AAA State Championship in Kansas City, Missouri, on June 19-21. The Bulldogs were one of twenty-two 14U USSSA teams in the state vying for a chance at the title in Kansas City.   The Bulldogs began pool play on Friday, June 19,…

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Taking Some Time For Bass Fishing On Mark Twain Lake

It has almost become a habit to get up halfway early on Saturday and head for Mark Twain Lake with the family and then the next day after church we do the same thing.  We have an old pleasure boat in a boat slip at Indian Creek Marina, so it doesn’t take long for us…

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Spinnerbaits For Bass

It had been a difficult week to get any bass fishing done. On Sunday, I went to one of my favorite lakes and took the family with me just to check things out. The water was about the color of chocolate milk, but I felt that I could get something to hit when I went…

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It’s Time, Perhaps Past Time, To Head To Our Rivers

The Covid 19 has certainly interfered with all our lives, and thank God it hasn’t been as bad as first projected, but for many of our fellow Americans it was terrible even fatal and we offer prayers for all those who have been touched by the virus. While it means very little when compared to…

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