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Beating the heat: Pirates outlast Rams in 90-degree weather to win season opener

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ST. LOUIS -- Tied at 14 with MICDS late in the fourth quarter Saturday afternoon, the Hannibal football team feared playing overtime in the scorching heat. Shamar Griffith ensured there wouldn't be an extra period. ... More>>

Two-headed run attack in Garner, Minter boosts Monroe City

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MONROE CITY, Mo. -- David Kirby figured he'd get a 100-yard game out of senior running back Tariq Garner. The Monroe City football coach got a bonus - sophomore Logan Minter also ran for over 100 yards. Garner and... More>>

2014 football preview: Pirates ready to put 'fit and fast' lineup into play

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HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Mark St. Clair didn't have many options. With injuries mounting last fall, the Hannibal football coach was forced to play more sophomores than he preferred. That included sticking undersized offensive linemen such as Harry Vessell and Austin Hawes into starting roles.

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2014 football preview: TRC foes looking to knock Milan off its pedestal

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There was a time when the Milan football team didn't rule the roost in the Tri-Rivers Conference. It really wasn't that long ago. "They weren't good at all when I played," said Scotland County coach Daniel... More>>

QND, Central open season ranked in top five; Illini West and Brown County both ranked 10th

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Four area football teams will open the season in the state rankings, according to the Associated Press preseason polls released Wednesday. Quincy Notre Dame is No. 5 in Class 4A, while Central is No. 5 in Class 1A. Two schools slipped into the polls at No. 10 in their respective classes...
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Missouri Prep Football Roundup: Freshman gives Knox County cause for hope

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Hayden Miller gave the Knox County football team something to believe in on an otherwise frustrating night. Miller, a freshman quarterback, scored the Eagles' lone touchdown in a 42-8 loss to state-ranked Marceline in the season opener Friday night in Edina, Mo. ...

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Prep football: Hannibal at MICDS

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HANNIBAL AT MICDS When: 10 a.m. Saturday Where: Ronald A. Holtman Athletic Fields Complex, MICDS campus, St. Louis, Mo. Radio: Streamed live at KHMORadio.com 2013 records: Hannibal -- 8-4 (5-1 North Central... More>>

2014 football preview: A closer look at the Tri-Rivers Conference

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Knox County 2013 record: 5-6 (3-2 Tri Rivers Conference) Coach: Alex Van Delft (20-21 at Knox County, fifth season) Assistant coaches: Bruce Vannoy, Zach Summers, Rob Sullens Offense: Spread option Defense: 4-3 ... More>>

2014 football preview: A closer look at the Clarence Cannon Conference

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Clark County 2013 record: 5-6 (4-5 Clarence Cannon Conference) Coach: Scott Murdock (5-6 at Clark County, second season) Assistant coaches: David Melton, Ethan Allen, Caleb Arnsman, Tony McKee, Jacob Nance. ... More>>

2014 football preview: Stopping the run game key to success in CCC

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Jacob Trump counts on waking up sore on Saturday mornings. After what he typically endures on the football field on Friday nights, it would be a surprise if he didn't have any aches and pains. The feature back in... More>>

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