Giant of Class 1 stands between Monroe City and title
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Giant of Class 1 stands between Monroe City and title

MONROE CITY, Mo. -- David Kirby has preached to the Monroe City football team this season hard work is rewarded with more hard work. That rings true more than ever this weekend. Monroe City returns to the Class 1 state championship game, and the Panthers..

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Class 1 state title preview: Ste. Genevieve Valle vs. Monroe City

Monore City vs. Ste. Genevieve Valle What: Class 1 state championship When: 3 p.m. Saturday Where: Faurot Field, Columbia, Mo. Radio: KRES 104.7 FM Livestream: MSHSAA.tv ($9.95 monthly pass) Records: Ste. Genevieve Valle -- 12-1 (5-0 I-55 Conference).

Hays development under center helps Monroe City's offense thrive
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Hays development under center helps Monroe City's offense thrive

MONROE CITY, Mo. -- There's a notion that quarterbacks in a Wing-T offense simply hand the football to the fullback or running back. Monroe City's Blake Hays doesn't fit that stereotype.

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QU removes interim tag for Bass' title as head coach

QUINCY -- After a weekend spent eating turkey and enjoying time with their families, the Quincy University football coaches will hit the road recruiting. They do so knowing stability isn't an issue. Tuesday, QU vice president of intercollegiate athletics..

Batsell cousins playing vital roles in Monroe City's run to title game
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Batsell cousins playing vital roles in Monroe City's run to title game

MONROE CITY, Mo. -- Nehemiah Batsell remembers the feeling watching the Monroe City football team beat Lincoln in last year's Class 1 state semifinal game at Lankford Field.

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WIU to travel to Weber State in FCS Playoffs opener

MACOMB, Ill. The Western Illinois football team has earned its 11th trip in school history to the FCS Playoffs. The NCAA FCS Playoffs selection committee announced on Sunday that the Leathernecks will play at Weber State at 3 p.m. Saturday in Ogden, Uta

They're Baaaaack: Defense leads Monroe City's return to state title game
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They're Baaaaack: Defense leads Monroe City's return to state title game

MONROE CITY, Mo. -- Blake Hays and Monroe City football coach David Kirby enjoyed the moment for a split second. Fullback Cole Pennewell punched in a 6-yard touchdown run that put the Panthers ahead by two touchdowns over East Buchanan. Monroe City was 41

Celebration subdued for Panthers after winning semifinal game
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Celebration subdued for Panthers after winning semifinal game

MONROE CITY, Mo. -- There was no wild celebration this time. Instead, there were a few hugs before the Monroe City football team formed a line to shake hands with East Buchanan after winning Saturday's Class 1 state semifinal game 28-14 at Lankford Field a

Clark County's surprise run ends in state semifinals
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Clark County's surprise run ends in state semifinals

KAHOKA, Mo. -- The Clark County football team knew it was in a place not many outside the program expected. The Indians couldn't keep their surprise playoff run last one more week. Clark County fell behind by three touchdowns early to Lafayette County and

College notebook: Two Palmyra players named All-MIAA, Hannibal's Griffith honored, Frericks has double-double
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College notebook: Two Palmyra players named All-MIAA, Hannibal's Griffith honored, Frericks has double-double

Two Palmyra products who have been intrumental in the Northwest Missouri State football team's top-ranked defense are being recognized for their efforts. Junior linebacker Ben Althoff has been named...