Area Sports

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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Outdoors with Kevin Fox

Saying Goodbye to a TV Western Icon I really have been blessed in that through the things which I love to do, I have met some incredible people. Those things which I love are, of course the outdoors, and history. I have always been a huge Civil War buff, and if you look at my…

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Get Your Hands Dirty-Raised Bed Gardens

By Sue Scott Gardeners are a stubborn persistent lot, especially if they are told “that can’t/won’t grow there”.  They will find a way.  I personally believe that is how raised bed gardens came into existence.   My son, Michael, and his family moved to Florida about a year and a half ago, courtesy of the…

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All District Basketball Selections Announced

The northeast Missouri Media All-District Basketball selections have been announced.  In Class 3 boys, Brandon Kracht has been selected for the first team, and Conner Mack is a second team selection. In Class 3 girls, Jade Ross is a second team pick. The complete list is: CLASS 1 BOYS FIRST TEAM Garrett Housman (Jr.) –…

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No Turkey Hunting Vest Is Complete Without a Box Call

The tom I thought I had roosted the nigh before had either been spooked off the roost or just refused to talk, either way I had to scrap plan A and go directly to plan B. The problem was that the morning saw a cold front come through a little before sunrise and although it…

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Starting Out The Spring Fishing Season In Florida

As we entered Butler Lake, among the first things which drew my attention were the multi-million dollar homes along it’s shore. The first thing that drew the attention of Capt. Dave Robertson were largemouth bass blowing through schools of minnows to our left perhaps a couple hundred yards. Capt. Dave might be unique when one…

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