Lady Eagles Soar To Win at Marion County

By David Sharp Knox County proved their North Shelby Tournament victory over Marion County was no fluke with a 46-32 win at Philadelphia. The Lady Eagles evened their season record at 8-8 with the defensive pressure fueled road win.The Lady Eagles came out of the huddle breathing fire. Knox County scored the contest’s first 11…

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KC Eagles Stuff Milan Boys in Tri-Rivers Play

By David Sharp Knox County (10-6, 4-1 in the conference) jumped out to a 29-11 first quarter lead in January 22, Tri-Rivers Conference boys’ action and took a 76-35 win from Milan. Dennis Dent recently broke the Knox County High School career rebound record, and is currently over 600 rebounds for his career.Kurt Strange was…

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Eagles And Lady Tigers Top Brashear Brackets

By David SharpBrashear was seeded first in the girls’ bracket and Knox County was placed on top of the boys’ bracket at the 2008 Brashear Tournament, slated for February 4-9. Both top seeded teams are defending tournament champions. Team records listed in this story are as of January 26.The Lady Tigers (8-8) have a first…

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Lady Eagles Take Conference Game From Milan Wildcats

By David Sharp Knox County forced 35 Milan turnovers during a January 22, Tri-Rivers Conference girls’ game at Knox County. The Lady Eagles improved to 7-8 overall on the season and 2-3 in the conference with a 58-29 victory. The rebuilding Lady Wildcats (2-13, 0-2) were limited to 18 rebounds on the night.Knox County led…

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SAMMY M. ARNOLD

SAMMY M. ARNOLD Sammy M. Arnold, of rural Kahoka, MO, (Chambersburg) passed away at his home on Sunday, January 20, 2008, at the age of 92 years and 10 months. Born on March 8, 1915, in Clark County, MO, Sammy was the son of Samuel E.Arnold, Sr. and Julia Gehn Arnold. Sammy was united in…

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JOHN WALTER PREBE

JOHN WALTER PREBE      John Walter Prebe, age 54, of Edina, Missouri, died Monday, January 21, 2008, in the Northeast Regional Hospital in Kirksville, Missouri.    He was born in Knox County, Missouri on June 12, 1953, the son of Elmer Ray and Viola Brown Prebe.    On July 19, 1980, at Shelbyville, Missouri…

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Top Seeds Hold Serve At North Shelby Tourney

Top Seeds Hold Serve At North Shelby Tourney By David Sharp    LaPlata remained unbeaten and Schuyler County repeated as 2008 North Shelby Tournament champions by ten point margins. The tournament was spiced by upsets. Both championship games featured six seeds battling for the top prize.    Marion County (5-7) dumped third seeded Brashear by…

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KC Boys Win First Round Matchup

KC Boys Win First Round Matchup By David Sharp    Second seeded Knox County (8-5) scored the first eight points in the opening minute of a January 15, North Shelby Tournament first round boys’ game with North Shelby and went on to a 74-50 victory. Cory Shultz scored a game high 25 points and pulled…

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Marion County Upsets Tigers In First Round

Marion County Upsets Tigers In First Round By David Sharp    Marion County grabbed a 26-14 halftime lead and held off a fourth quarter Tiger rally, and handed third seeded Brashear (9-3) a 51-47 first round North Shelby Tournament loss. The Tigers had a strong second half, outscoring the Mustangs (4-6) 33-25 in the final…

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Tigers Take North Shelby Boys’ Seventh Place

Tigers Take North Shelby Boys’ Seventh Place By David Sharp    Conference rival Atlanta (1-11) jumped out to a 15-8 lead in the boys’ seventh place game of the 2008 North Shelby Tournament. The third seeded Tigers responded with a 20-9 second quarter run and held on for a 49-46 victory.    Neither side shot…

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