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WEDNESDAY,January 21, 2015 ~ Volume 11 No. 3

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Cardinals Fall to Scotland County and Van-Far
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Austin Durbin scored 15 points against Scotland County on Friday, January 16.

The South Shelby Cardinals dropped two games last week, losing a heartbreaker to Van-Far 52-50 and falling to Scotland County 79-49 in two home games.
   Scotland County 79
   South Shelby 49
   In a game that started out as a fast-paced shoot out, the Cardinals quickly found themselves down 16-4 to the Tigers, who have only lost twice all season. It was the 3-pointer that sparked Scotland County as the Tigers knocked down 12 of them on the night.
   After trailing 25-10 with 1:06 to play in the quarter, the Cardinals scored the last five points as Drew Woods knocked down a 3-pointer and Austin Durbin scored.
   The Tigers opened the second quarter with a 9-0 run stretching the lead to 34-15 over the Cardinals. South Shelby trailed by as many as 21 points two different times in the second quarter before cutting the deficit to 18 at the half, 43-25.
   Both teams lit it up in the third quarter as each knocked down three 3-pointers. Durbin hit two of them and Woods knocked down the third one, but they were unable to close the gap on Scotland County as both teams posted 19 third quarter points. The Cardinals trailed 62-44 after three quarters of play.
   For complete story, see this week's issue of the Shelbina Weekly.

Lady Birds Beat Van-Far, Lose to Scotland County and Macon
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Logan Wise looks to dribble past a defender.

The South Shelby Lady Birds won one and lost two in the last three games. They had a come from behind win over Van-Far on Tuesday, Jan. 13, and losses to Scotland County on Friday and to Macon on Monday night.
   Macon 59
   South Shelby 22
   In first round action of the Macon Tournament Monday night, the Lady Birds fell to a good Macon team 59-22.
   The Tigerettes jumped out to a commanding 26-4 lead after one quarter and cruised from that point.
   They outscored the Lady Birds 9-5 in the second quarter to take a 34-9 lead at the break.
   Macon led 50-11 after three quarters.
   Caitlyn Poore finished the night with a team high seven points, including a 3-pointer.
   The Lady Birds finished with five assists compared to 19 turnovers.
   Scotland County 50
   South Shelby 35
   The Lady Birds fell to a strong Scotland County team that has only one loss on the season.
   The Lady Tigers jumped out 8-0 and 12-2 before the Lady Birds got a little momentum going. Baskets by Caitlyn Poore, Jessica Baker and Aleicia Brown cut the lead to 12-8 with 1:59 to play in the opening quarter. Scotland County hit two more field goals to push the lead to 16-8 after one quarter of play.
   They scored the first eight points of the second quarter to stretch the lead to 24-8. It was a big quarter for the Lady Tigers as they outscored the Lady Birds 21-10 to take a 37-18 lead into the half.
   The Lady Birds played a better third quarter defensively, holding Scotland County to only six points. Poore opened the half with a 3-pointer and the Lady Birds outscored them 8-6, but trailed 43-26 after three.
   Scotland county put the hammer down in the fourth quarter outscoring South Shelby 12-4 to pull away for the win.
   For complete story, see this week's issue of the Shelbina Weekly.

Sweetheart Swing Dinner and Dance Raising Money for the Believe Campaign
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On Friday, February 13th, Hannibal Regional Hospital Foundation will be hosting the sixth annual Sweetheart Swing Dinner and Dance to raise funds for the surgery portion of the Believe Campaign. This portion of the Believe Campaign is assisting in purchasing new equipment and resources for the surgery department at Hannibal Regional Healthcare System. Your support of this event directly supports the many patients and families who rely on Hannibal Regional Healthcare System for their healthcare needs.
   This year’s Sweetheart Swing Dinner and Dance will be held at the Quality Inn in Hannibal, Missouri. The evening will begin at 6:00 pm and include a delicious dinner, entertainment provided by Ben Bumbry and the Messengers, and dancing for a great cause.
   For complete story, see this week's issue of the Shelbina Weekly.

Free Throw Contest Winners
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The annual Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest had nearly 70 participants.
   Winners of the boys and girls competition were: Maisy Payne - 10 year old girl, J..D. Rich - 10 year old boy, Chevy Simpson - 11 year old girl, Daytona Blaine - 11 year old boy and Dylan Durbin - 12 year old boy.
   For complete story, see this week's issue of the Shelbina Weekly.

Obituary - Phillip A. “Sixty” Roberts
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Shelbina, May 20, 1923 - January 18, 2015.
   Sixty Roberts, age 91, of Shelbina, passed away Sunday, January 18, 2015, at Shelbina Villa in Shelbina.
   Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 21, 2015, at the First Baptist Church in Shelbina, with burial to follow in Shelbina Cemetery.
   Memorials may be made to the Shelbina American Legion, Crooked Creek Baptist Church or the First Baptist Church of Shelbina.
   Online condolences may be made to:
   For complete obituary, see this week’s edition of the Shelbina Weekly.


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