Rock Port Youth Sports

Written on June 25, 2019

Blake Herron is up to bat during the Rock Port Optimist Boys’ 10 & under game against Clearmont on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Brogan Krutz, left, and Jayden Krutz, right, race in the backstroke.  Maeve Roup focuses on the finish line during her breaststroke race.  The Rock Port Marlins Swim Team hosted a meet at  Continue Reading »

Tarkio Youth Baseball

Written on June 25, 2019

Tarkio Red Half Pints The Tarkio Red Half Pints had a great baseball season! Pictured are team members, from left to right: front row – Eli Cox, Tory Hogue, Graceyn Reeves, Brynleigh Lopez, Brynna Alsup, Landon Driskell, and Jasper Navin; and back row – Trey Lester, Emma Navin, Tristan Burke, Quad Klosek, Luke Gebhards, Easton  Continue Reading »

Northwest Sharks Swim Team competes in Maryville

Written on June 25, 2019

The Northwest Sharks Swim Team competed in a meet at Maryville, Missouri, June 19, 2019. Pictured are team members, from left to right: front row – Wendy Hurst, Harper Wood, Keely Bredensteiner, Gia McGinness, Landry Hurst, Mikayla Smith, and Cayson Martin; middle row – Delainee White, Caroline Powell, Makenna Caudill, Teagan Taylor, Macy Stepp, Braylyn  Continue Reading »

ATCO Outlaws take second at Young Sluggers Series

Written on June 25, 2019

Members of the Atchison County Outlaw team (pictured above, left to right) are: front row – Carter Oswald, Dylan Lair, Brenden LaHart, Jack Meyerkorth, Westyn Amthor and Izac Hurst; back row – Coach Rebel Herron, Coach Troy Cook, Parker Livengood, Ryder Herron, Jaydn Geib, Tayden Cook, Tate Johnson and Coach Wyatt Amthor. Parker Livengood pitches  Continue Reading »

17th Annual Tarkio Rotary Golf Tournament

Written on June 25, 2019

The Ed Salmond CPA Team won the 17th Annual Tarkio Rotary Golf Tournament Tuesday, June 18, 2019. Pictured above watching Kaven Wood’s putt roll home are Ed Salmond, Bakul Patel, and H.A. Hawkins. The Tarkio High School Interact Team placed 2nd in the “A” Flight (after their 1st place tie was broken by comparing scores  Continue Reading »

Peru State Women’s Basketball hosts girls’ basketball camp

Written on June 18, 2019

Area youth basketball players from around the region gained excellent training and instruction during the recent Peru State girls’ basketball camp. Joan Albury, Bobcat women’s basketball head coach, directed the camp. She was assisted by new assistant coach Ian Holleran, and players Maddie McPhillips, Allison Tichy, Alyssa Garza, and Jescenia Mosley. Youth from the schools  Continue Reading »

Tarkio youth baseball and t-ball

Written on June 18, 2019

Tarkio Red Pints recently hosted the Hopkins Mustangs in youth baseball action. Pictured is Treyton Brown sprinting to first base. (Photo by Blu Dow) Red Team The 2019 Tarkio T-Ball season has come to an end. The kids had a ball! The Red Team included, from left to right: front row – Asher Stepp, Diesyl  Continue Reading »

Lady Wolves win shoot-out

Written on June 12, 2019

The EA Lady Wolves traveled to Belton, Missouri, for a shoot-out on June 6. The girls played four games, winning all four. The Lady Wolves defeated Odessa 31-22 in their first game, Harrisonville 32-18 in the second game, Leeton 32-31 in the third game, and Concordia 46-21 in the final game. Pictured above, left to  Continue Reading »

Rock Port High School Spring Athletic Banquet

Written on June 4, 2019

  was held Thursday, May 30, 2019. The banquet honors high school athletes who participated in spring sports. High School Principal Donnie Parsons welcomed everyone and senior Riley Vogler gave the invocation. Those in attendance contributed to the meal that is always loaded with favorites. Shawn Shineman, boys’ golf coach, gave recognition to the boys  Continue Reading »

East Atchison Athletic Banquet Honors Local Athletes

Written on May 29, 2019

The East Atchison winter and spring sport athletes were honored at an awards banquet held Tuesday evening, May 21, 2019, at the Tarkio Community Building. Athletic Director Joe Unternahrer welcomed all in attendance and the invocation was given before everyone enjoyed a delicious meal. Then the awards ceremony began. Wrestling Coach Kurt Sloop recognized the  Continue Reading »

Tarkio Golf Club Youth Clinic

Written on May 28, 2019

The Tarkio Golf Club is hosting its annual Youth Clinic June 4-6. Lessons will be from 4:00-6:00 p.m. followed by a meal. Brad Volker will again be leading the clinic, which is free to all participants. To help with preparation, you need to register with the Tarkio Golf Clubhouse at 660-736-4776 by Friday, May 31.  Continue Reading »

State Track send-off for Rock Port Blue Jays

Written on May 21, 2019

Students and staff of Rock Port R-II School lined the hallways Thursday, May 16, 2019, for a send-off as Rock Port athletes headed to State Track. The band played while the athletes walked through the halls receiving applause and wishes of good luck.