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WEDNESDAY, September 20, 2017 ~ Volume 13 No. 38

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Cards Drop Homecoming Game to Centralia
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Brett Hall (76) makes a tackle against Centralia with Nathan Morath (44) and Gage Rainey (62) looking to help.

The South Shelby Cardinals continue through a brutal stretch in the schedule, falling victim to the Centralia Panthers Friday night 49-14 in their homecoming game.
   After going three and out on their first possession, the Cardinals were forced to punt, giving the ball to the Panthers on their own 27 yard line. Centralia marched 73 yards on eight plays, capped by a 25 yard touchdown reception by Jared Hollman. The point after made it 7-0 with 6:26 to play in the first quarter.
   The Cardinals again wen three and out and were forced to punt. Punter Cody McKenzie’s knee touched down while he was recovering a low snap. The officials marked him down before he could punt. That gave Centralia a short field, at the Cardinal 35 yard line.
   The Panthers took advantage of the Cardinals’ mistake and were able to capitalize. They went 35 yards on four plays. Trey Owens scored from four yards out. The point after made the score 14-0 Centralia with 2:05 to play in the first quarter.
   The Cardinals got their first initial first down on the next drive but were forced to punt.
   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina Weekly.

Lady Birds Lose to Palmyra, Defeat Louisiana, Compete in Paris Tournament
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Autumn Blackford takes a swing in a recent game at South Shelby High School.

The South Shelby Lady Birds traveled to Palmyra and Louisiana, then participated in the Paris Tournament on Saturday, September 16.
   Lady Birds 0
   Palmyra 6
   The Lady Birds traveled to Palmyra on Tuesday, September 12, and was held to one hit in seven innings, losing the game 6-0.
   Palmyra scored a run in the first, two in the second, one in the third, one in the fourth, and one in the sixth inning.
   Sadie Wear pitched six innings, allowing five runs on seven hits. She walked two and struck out six.
   Lady Birds 6
   Louisiana 1
   The Lady Birds traveled to Louisiana on Thursday, September 14, and won 6-1 in seven innings.
   South Shelby took the lead in the top of the third inning with an RBI sacrifice by Lily Wegman. Two batters later, Diane Mayes doubled to drive in another run and the Lady Birds led 2-0 heading to the bottom of the third inning.
   Both South Shelby and Louisiana scored single runs in the fourth inning to make the score 3-1 after four innings.
   In the top of the fifth inning with two outs, Mayes singled and Autumn Blackford walked, followed by a two-run triple by Wear. It was 5-1 at that point.
   Kyliee Lanpher added an RBI single in the sixth inning.
   Wear led the offense going 3-for-4, including a triple, with two RBIs. Mayes finished with two hits.
   Wear pitched seven innings, allowing one run on three hits. She walked one and struck out seven.
   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina Weekly.

SSMS Lady Birds Battle to 5-3 Record
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The South Shelby Lady Birds began its season against the county rival in early September and have since built a 5-3 record.
   South Shelby 7
   North Shelby 3
   The Lady Birds opened the season at North Shelby on Tuesday, September 5, with the Lady Birds eventually prevailed 7-3 after taking the lead for good in the seventh inning.
   The game was tied at three with the Lady Birds batting in the top of the seventh when Emilee Barr tripled to drive in a run. They added three more runs to get the win.
   North Shelby took the early 1-0 lead in the first inning.
   South Shelby built it up to 3-1 and then North Shelby tied the game up at three in the bottom of the sixth inning.
   Zoey Elliott earned the win for the Lady Birds. She threw seven innings, allowing three runs, five hits, and striking out eight. 
   The Lady Birds collected 11 hits. Emilee Barr, Summer Hunolt, and Kaylee Gaines each collected multiple hits for Lady Birds. Barr went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead South Shelby.
   Monroe City 17
   South Shelby 2
   The Lady Birds hosted Monroe City on Thursday, September 7, but lost 17-2.
   Monroe City captured the lead in the first inning, but the Lady Birds bounced back to score two runs, highlighted by an RBI double by Kaylee Gaines.
   Monroe City scored 13 runs in the third inning to put the game out of reach.
   Elliott took the loss for the Lady Birds. She threw three innings, allowing 14 runs, 12 hits, and striking out two.
   Kaylee Gaines, Melanna Eagan, Adriona White, and Emilee Barr each collected one hit for Lady Birds.
   Palmyra 10
   South Shelby 16
   The Lady Birds played Palmyra in the Holy Rosary Tournament on Saturday, September 9, and won 16-10.
   The Lady Birds scored 13 runs in the bottom of the first inning. The Lady Birds scored a variety of ways including on a walk by Hannah Wegman, a walk by Elliott, a groundout by Chevy Simpson, a single by Adriona White, a walk by Barr, a walk by Gaines, a single by Elliott, an error, and a wild pitch in the first inning.
   Palmyra scored three runs in the top of the second inning, and the Lady Birds responded with three in the bottom of the second inning, highlighted by a two-run triple by Melanna Eagan. It was 16-3 after two innings.
   South Shelby collected five hits and Palmyra had seven in the high-scoring affair
   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina Weekly.

Obituary - Jerry Miles Truitt
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Clarence, December 15, 1941 - September 17, 2017.
   Jerry Miles Truitt, age 75, of Clarence, Missouri passed away September 17, 2017 at the Hannibal Regional Hospital in Hannibal, Missouri.
   Funeral services will be held on Friday September 22, at 11 a.m. at the Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home in Clarence. A visitation will be held Friday, September 22, from 9-11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow the funeral service in Maplewood Cemetery, in Clarence.
   Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association or Shiloh Christian Children’s Ranch.
   For complete obituary, see this week's issue of the Shelbina Weekly.

Pending Obituary Notice - Del Micham
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Visitation and funeral services for Del Micham of Shelbina will be held Saturday, September 23, at the Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home in Shelbina. Times to be determined.   9098


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