Area Sports

All-State Gophers

Missouri State High School Baseball Coaches Association Green City All-State Team – Shown Left to Right: Riley Schoonover, 2nd Team Infielder; Landon Doosing, 2nd Team Outfielder; Laydon Fields, 1st Team Utility Player; Aaron Peavler, 1st Team Infielder; Brody Lunsford, Honorable Mention Infielder; Grant O’Haver, 2nd Team Catcher. Photo Brenda Linder

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Buggs-Tipton Dominates at State Track Competition

By David Sharp, NEMOnews Media Group Events such as the May 22, 2021 Missouri State High School Activities Association Class 1 Track and Field Championships are a forum where history can be and is made. Green City freshman Asher Buggs-Tipton introduced himself to sports followers all over Missouri and likely the Midwest when he won…

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Green City Baseball Team Wins Sectionals

Green City Gophers played for Sectionals against Canton at the Canton field on Monday, May 24th, 2021 and won with a score of 11 to 9. Brody Lunsford was named the Freeman Financial and Insurance LLC “Player of the Game”. Pictured front row (left to right): Manny York, Eli Tipton, Tristian Herschberger, Judd Hepler, Riley…

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Wildcats Destroy Bulldogs

The Milan Wildcats baseball squads were back in action after a 10-day layoff, thanks in part to a week of rainy, and soggy field conditions. It is difficult to reach the consistency needed if you are not able to be on the field, especially for a young inexperienced team. This was a busy week, three…

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Radio Man Reflects on Hall of Fame Career

By Troy Treasure, NEMONews Media Group KMEM-Memphis Sport Director Donnie Middleton’s family loved St. Louis Cardinals baseball of the 1950s and 60s – especially his mother, Elaine. Broadcasts of then mostly daytime games brought the voice of St. Louis play-by-play man Harry Caray into the Middleton’s Downing residence in eastern Schuyler County. Donnie Middleton eventually…

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Wildcats Drop Home Opener

The long-awaited baseball season began after Mother Nature took care of the preceding week of games. The Milan Wildcats were host to the North Harrison Shamrocks in the home season opener on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. This was a non-conference battle, next year the Shamrocks will be joining the Grand Rivers Conference. The Wildcats fell…

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Wildcat Players Receive Basketball Honors

BASKETBALL ALL STATE SELECTION Cadence Pauley was selected to the First Team All-State Class lll squad. Also Cadence Pauley was recognized by the Missouri Basketball Coaches’ Association, the Class lll Girls’ Basketball as Player of the Year. This is quite a feat considering Milan was elevated from Class ll to Class lll this post season.…

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