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Saturday, November 30, 2013
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The last time Benton reached the Class 4 playoffs, uncertainty and inexperience awaited the following season. Three seasons since the 2010 District 16 title, the Cardinals still haven’t reached the postseason again, and veteran coach Brett Goodwin inherits another minor rebuilding project.

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When Jeff Sullivan revisited the plan he designed prior to last season, the Bishop LeBlond coach never imagined that his first season would accomplish the goals established in the first two steps.

Sunday, August 25, 2013
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Thanks to being, for its level, easily the city's most dominant team, St. Joseph Christian enters every season aiming to return to the lofty strata it frequently populates.

Following a 41-14 season-ending loss, Tony Dudik gazed into his huddle of players and saw the results of three long years of work. Bishop LeBlond’s coach saw disappointment in their eyes.

MARYVILLE, Mo. — Fresh off a perfect 15-0 season that resulted in a Class 3 state championship, Maryville returns to its same arduous task.

Smithville clawed its way to the brink of a district championship last year thanks to two key components — a ground-and-pound running attack and a stingy defense that thrived on big plays.

CAMERON, Mo. — Perhaps they're overused, but Jeff White's remarks come with the territory of his task at Cameron.


ROSENDALE, Mo. — Being out and about in the community this summer, Nate Atkins heard a lot of the same question: “How is the football team looking?” When the North Andrew senior quarterback logs onto his Facebook or Twitter account, he finds even more talk about the program.