February 11, 1944

The 400 acres on the Missouri bottom west of Rock Port compromising the estate of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Davis, was bought this week by Opal Herron. The sellers were Mrs. Ivan McCoy, Gene Davis of Kansas City, and Mrs. G. H. Spoede of Wright City, Missouri. The latter is Mrs. McCoy’s sister and she and Mr. Davis were here to complete the transaction. Part of the land sold has been occupied by Jess Lewis for many years under partnership with the Davises.

February 13, 1969

The Rock Port Blue Jay B team improved their record by defeating Fairfax 71 to 34 on Feb. 3. The B team’s record now stands at five wins and two losses. Players hitting in double figures for the Jays were Roger Foster with 19 points, Steve Shineman with 13, and Mike Cox with 12. High point man for Fairfax was Ron Deatz with 18 points.

Miss Cheryl Horton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Horton, is practice teaching in St. Joseph at Lafayette High School. A student at Maryville College, she is majoring in English. Miss Jerry Ingram, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene  Ingram, is teaching the 5th grade in the North Kansas City school system. She is a graduate of Maryville college.

February 17, 1994

When you’re hot you’re hot and Cory Scamman has been hot! Cory has overwhelmed the Blue Jays’ opponents lately, sinking 19 three-pointers and scoring 132 points in the last four games for an average of 33.3 points per game. Cory also broke the school scoring record with 44 points against Essex. The Blue Jay scoring record set by Bill Sutter in 1955-56 of 43 points scored in a game had held up for 39 years. Cory was having a great game. He didn’t realize why the coach was keeping him in the game. “I thought they wanted me to break the three-point record not the scoring record,” he said. He fell one short of the three-point record making only seven to account for 21 of his 44 points. Cory made seven three-pointers in the next game against Tarkio and totaled 35 points in the 85-76 victory. Cory is already in the record books being first in assists with 453 (101) this year, first in steals with 212, second in all time scoring with 1155 points, second in three-pointers and has a free throw percentage of 195-349, 785 career. Cory was All-Conference the last two years and All District last year.