Area Sports

Ayer Takes Championship Title for a Second Time

The Southwest Trap Team traveled once again to Linn Creek, Missouri on June 26, 2021. This time for the Missouri AIM State Shoot. Parents sat under umbrellas while the participants got soaked as they stood on the shooting line. The overcast sky and rain made shooting targets more difficult, but that did not slow down…

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Outdoors With Kevin Fox

Hoping For Another Annual Northern Waterfowl Hunt It was a beautiful 4th of July weekend. We spent time in church remembering our founding fathers and the price they paid for the freedoms we still enjoy in this country, and then we switched gears and remembered the price that Christ paid for our freedom from the…

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Outdoors With Kevin Fox

Packed Full of Memories I talked to good friend and hunting buddy Doug Tuttle today. I had heard that Canada was taking its first step into opening its borders by allowing Canadian citizens who had been out of their country to come back in provided they met certain criteria. The border has been closed since…

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Outdoors With Kevin Fox

Beating the Brush for Bass I used to golf with a guy who would pick up his golf ball if it were in the danger of being struck into the cover, or into a water hazard. Trust me, my golf is so poor that a golf ball is never safe with me striking it. But…

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Outdoors With Kevin Fox

Squirrel Season Opened On May 22 Making squirrel hunting sound exciting is a challenge. Not that I don’t find it a fun sport, it’s just that I fear there are very few hunters who hunt small game anymore. With my gift to make things sound more interesting than they are, I suppose I could spin…

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Indians End Season In District Loss

By Mike Scott Rain delayed the Class 3, District 7 baseball tournament this week.  Originally scheduled for Monday evening, the Clark County Indians finally faced the Monroe City Panthers in the semi-final game at Palmyra. The second-seeded Indians were the home team, and put Monroe City down in order in the top of the first…

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Clark County Track and Field State Results

The Clark County Lady Indians earned enough team points at the MSHSAA Class 2 State Championships to claim 8th place overall. Individually, the top performer was Alexis Ellison, who placed second in Long Jump with a 17-7.5 leap, just half an inch short of the winning jump. Ellison also placed third in the 100M, with…

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On To State Track

Clark County’s track and field team had a good day at the Class 2 Sectional Meet at Monroe City on Saturday, May 15.  Several Lady Indians and one Indian advanced to next Friday’s Missouri Class 2 Track and Field Championships. Alexis Ellison is the 2021 Sectional Champion in the Long Jump.  Ellison cleared 16-10 to…

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Outdoors With Kevin Fox

Catfishing on the River Begins Two Saturdays ago on May 1st the Alexandria Gun Club held its annual spring meeting at their cabin on the Mississippi River. I could have taken my boat, but why have a bunch of boats there, so we boat pooled. Besides, plans had been made to do a little catfishing…

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Lady Indians Take District Track Title

The Clark County Lady Indians claimed the Class 2, District 4 track title with a strong performance at Monroe City on Saturday, May 8.  The Lady Indians edged Palmyra 113.75 to 112 to become district champions. Alexis Ellison placed first in three events.  She won the 100M in 12.98, and the 200M in 26.86.  She…

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