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Hunters: CWD mandatory sampling this weekend

By Missouri Conservation Department Special to the Herald JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.  —  The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds deer hunters that it will be holding mandatory CWD sampling during opening weekend of the November portion of firearms season, Nov. 12 and 13, for hunters who harvest deer in 34 of 38 MDC CWD Management…

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Road Trip: Dragons State Bound; Break School Wins Record

Dragons at MSHSAA Volleyball Final 4 Year, placement, record (head coach) 1977: 3rd place, 30-3 (Peggy J. Johnson) 1979: champs, 31-0 (Peggy J. Johnson) 1980: champs, 28-1-1 (Peggy J. Johnson) 1985: 2nd place, 23-4 (Peggy J. Johnson) 2008: 4th place, 24-9-4 (Dennis Drumm) 2022: ???, 32-4-2* (Carla Stoll-Basler)       * still playing BY…

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Zangaro Wins Districts, Lady Dragons Qualify For State

  BY MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR Hollyn Zangaro has done it again. Another important 5K race, another cross country title. The sophomore crossed the finish line first out of 68 competitors to claim the individual district championship Saturday morning. Showing a return to dominance, she and her six other teammates each claimed all-district…

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Week 10 football: All Treats, No Tricks

BY MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR Senior rusher Jack Farlow had a career night, while fellow seniors Aiden Boyer, Wyatt Springkamper and Ayden Butcher were up to their usual tricks Friday night as third-seeded Ste. Genevieve opened up MSHSAA Class 3 District 1 football action against sixth-seeded Dexter in Week 10 at Dragons Stadium.…

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Griffard Wins Districts; Roth, Kist, Warriors Team Qualify For State XC Meet

BY MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR Adding to her stellar sophomore campaign this fall, Madelyn Griffard brought home two big rewards Saturday morning, winning the district championship with a school-record time at the MSHSAA Class 2 District 1 girls’ meet at Arcadia Valley High’s Sports Complex. Griffard crossed the finish line first by over…

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Cardiac Dragons Survive ND To Advance To Elite 8

Dragons recent state sectionals 2008: beat Lutheran South (Affton) Lancers 2-0; 4th place at state 2010: lost 2-0 to Lutheran South 2016: lost 2-0 to Lutheran South 2017: beat Rosati-Kain (St. Louis) Kougars 2-0; lost in state quarterfinals 2018: lost lost 2-0 to Festus Tigers 2019: lost 2-0 to Windsor (Imperial) Owls 2022: beat Notre…

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Dragons Claim District Volleyball Title

Dragons’ last 8 district finals 2015: swept 2-0 by St. Pius X (Festus) Lancers 2016: district champs, won 2-1 over Windsor (Imperial) Owls; lost in state sectionals 2017: distict champs, 2-0 sweep over Herculaneum Black Cats; lost in state quarterfinals 2018: district champs, 2-o sweep over Notre Dame (Cape Girardeau) Bulldogs; lost in state sectionals…

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Warriors’ Rebuilding Season Ends In 5-Set Thriller

By Michael Boyd Jr. Herald Sports Editor PARK HILLS, Mo.  —  Wow. What a match. Third-seeded Valle Catholic and second-seeded Potosi, both stateranked, engaged in an outstanding, back-and-fourth volleyball battle that kept all fans at the T.J. Foulon Fieldhouse on the edge of their seats to the very end during the nightcap last Monday. Unfortunately,…

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Dragons Reach 8th Straight District Finals

BY MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR PARK HILLS, Mo.  —  Des pite a little hiccup, top-seeded and second-ranked Ste. Genevieve reached the district championship final for the eighth-straight season with a four-set, semifinal victory over the fourth-seeded and 11th-ranked host Rebels here at the T.J. Foulon Fieldhouse at Central High last Monday evening. The…

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Dragons Top-Seed; Warriors 3rd in MAAA Tourney

The No. 1 state-ranked Ste. Genevieve Dragons earned the No. 1 seed, while the Valle Catholic Warriors claimed the No. 3 seed in the 12-team Mineral Area Activities Association Conference volleyball tournament, beginning today. The Dragons won the large-schools conference seasonal crown, while the Warriors won the small-schools season title. The field has four state-ranked…

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