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LHS Powder Puff football 2014

Posted on October 8, 2014 at 11:15 am

By Collin Stark Powder Puff football is a tradition held around the country where girls play football. It is called Powder Puff because girls do not play down and dirty tackle football. Instead they play flag football, which at times can be mistaken for tackle. LHS held its annual Powder Puff game on Sept. 17 as part of Homecoming festivities. It was once again the seniors and freshmen teamed up

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  • Shaw strikes once again

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 9:52 am

    Jordan “Top Shot” Shaw recently competed in the Lewis County trap shoot, bringing home first place.

    By Elijah Oblinger Jordan “Top Shot” Shaw competed in the Lewis County trap shoot placing first, and the Katonka trap shoot, placing second. He said, “I just practice as much as I can. I practice shooting like I’m shooting in an actual competition so I can be excellent.” He shoots a case of 25 shells to get in a full day’s work. Jordan can shoot many different types of guns,

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  • Lady Hawks rained out, many games ahead

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 10:16 am

    The Clopton Lady Hawks softball team was rained out after four innings at North Callaway on Tuesday, Sept. 9 and was losing 2-0. The game will be resumed at a later date that has not been set. The Lady Hawks were rained out of a home game against Montgomery County on Thursday, Sept. 11. That game will be made up at a date that has not been announced. Next games

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  • Cheerleaders excel at summer camp

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 8:59 am

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    By Margaret Matteson This summer the LHS cheerleaders attended their first cheer camp administered by the Universal Cheerleading Association. The camp took place at Drury University in Springfield, where the girls stayed on campus for two days. They went to classes every day and learned many skills to use this year. The girls’ hard work showed when they were awarded five trophies and two plaques. Emily Francis and Bailey Wallace

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  • Four player co-ed sand volleyball to be offered

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 3:29 pm

    Twin Pike Family YMCA and Bowling Green Parks and Rec.  will sponsor Fours Co-ed Sand Volleyball. Each team will play a best of three game series one week night, either Wednesday, Oct. 1 or Thursday, Oct. 2 at either 5:15 p.m. or 6:15 p.m. All teams will play a single elimination tournament on Sunday, Oct. 5 starting at noon. The teams should be composed of four players with at least

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  • Punt, Pass and Kick competition to be held

    Posted on August 12, 2014 at 4:38 pm

    NFL Punt, Pass and Kick will be held Thursday,  Aug. 21 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. This is a national competition for boys and girls ages six to 15. Kids will compete in punting, passing and place kicking. Those who qualify will move on to the regional competition. It will be held at the soccer field at Wallace Memorial Park in Louisiana. A valid copy of a birth certificate is required for

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  • Pike County 4-H shooting event held

    Posted on August 5, 2014 at 4:58 pm

    Pictured above are some of Pike County’s 4-H members who recently competed in the Pike County 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational: Trenton Haas (far left), Hannah Hortness (center, right), and Andrew Biggs (far right).

    Pike County 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational was held recently at Ka-Tonka near New London. Area 4-H members participated in Small bore, Archery, Shotgun, Air Rifle, Air Pistol and Muzzle loading. Results for Pike County members follow: Shotgun Intermediate Singles – Chase Miller, fourth; Peyton Sambo. Audrain County Intermediate Squad won team medals. Senior Singles – Michael Filder, fifth;    Jordan Shaw and Garrett Swarnes. Senior Doubles – Jordan Shaw, second;    Garrett

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