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Young hunters successful this year

Posted on November 18, 2014 at 4:31 pm

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) announced that young hunters ages six through 15 checked 18,091 deer during Missouri’s early youth portion of deer hunting seasons on Nov. 1 and 2. Top counties for the early youth hunt were Osage with 448, Franklin with 393, and Howell with 376 deer checked. Last year’s harvest total for the early youth hunt was 18,676. Antlered bucks accounted for 11,481 of deer harvested,

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  • High school athletics are great opportunity

    Posted on November 12, 2014 at 4:27 pm

    By Collin Stark Being in athletics in high school is one of the greatest opportunities you will have in your entire lifetime. There are many positives to being in athletics. Being a part of a team, being dedicated to something and possibly playing at the collegiate level are just a few reasons to be involved in high school athletics. Being a part of a team is one of the best

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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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