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WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 ~ Volume 14 No. 17

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South Shelby Track Competes at the Marceline Relays
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Autumn Blackford finishes up a relay during a recent track meet.

The South Shelby track teams competed in the Marceline Relays on Tuesday, April 17. The boys finished third overall out of 11 teams with 85 points. The girls finished fourth overall with 66 points out of 10 teams. Listed below are those who placed for South Shelby.
   Girls Results
   100 Meters - Isabella Hutcherson, fifth place, 14.45.
   800 Meters - Caitlyn Poore, first place, 2:37.69; Meredith O’Neal, third place, 2:40.62.
   1,600 Meters - Caitlyn Poore, first place, 5:53.85; Meredith O’Neal, second place, 5:56.50.
   3,200 Meters - Meredith O’Neal, first place, 12:55.59.
   100 Hurdles - Mallory Wood, eighth place, 20.70.
   300 Hurdles - Mallory Wood, eighth place, 58.30.
   4x100 Relay - South Shelby (Autumn Blackford, Isabella Hutcherson, Miranda Totten, Grace Weatherford) eighth place, 59.14.
   4x200 Relay - South Shelby (Grace Weatherford, Isabella Hutcherson, Miranda Totten, Autumn Blackford) eighth grade, 2:09.96.
   4x400 Relay - South Shelby (Josie Hammond, Carly Collins, Sadie Wear, Lily Wegman) seventh place, 5:38.85.
   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina Weekly.

Boys and Girls Track Teams Place Second at LaPlata
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The South Shelby Track teams continued their strong season when they traveled to LaPlata for the LaPlata Relays that were held on Wednesday, April 18. The girls placed second out of eight teams with 151.5 points. The boys placed second out of eight teams with 125.0 points. Listed below are the South Shelby athletes who placed.
   Girls Results
   High Jump - Meredith O’Neal, third place, 4-02.00; Carly Collins, sixth place, 4-02.00.
   Long Jump - Isabella Hutcherson, sixth place, 13-09.50; Mallory Wood, seventh place, 13-09.50.
   Triple Jump - Lily Wegman, seventh place, 25-06.00.
   Discus - Lily Wegman, third place, 85-00; Sadie Wear, eighth place, 67-04
   Shot Put - Diane Mayes, sixth place, 26-10.00; Josie Hammond, eighth place, 26-04.00.
   Pole Vault - Grace Weatherford, first place, 7-00.00; Callie Roetemeyer, second place 6-00.00.
   Javelin - Lily Wegman, sixth place, 77-08; Sadie Wear, eighth place, 74-08.
   4x800 Relay - South Shelby (Caitlyn Poore, Callie Roetemeyer, Milly Gough, Meredith O’Neal) 12:25.48.
   100 Hurdles - Mallory Wood, third place, 19.17.
   100 Meters - Grace Weatherford, sixth place, 14:81.
   4x200 Relay - South Shelby (Callie Roetemyer, Lily Wegman, Miranda Totten, Autumn Blackford) sixth place, 2:21.78.
   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina Weekly.

South Shelby Track Teams Compete in Monroe City
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The South Shelby Track teams competed in the Monroe City All Relay meet held on Monday April 23. Both the boys and girls placed second out of the six teams at the event. Listed below are those who placed for South Shelby.
   Girls Results
   4x100 Relays - South Shelby (Carly Collins, Callie Roetemeyer, Autumn Blackford and Grace Weatherford) fourth plcae, 1:00.70.
   4x400 Relay - South Shelby (Mallory Wood, Diane Mayes, Callie Roetemeyer, Millie Gough) third place, 5:16.64.
   4x800 Relay - South Shelby (Millie Gough, Callie Roetemeyer, Caitlyn Poore, Meredith O’Neal) first place, 11:16.27.
   Sprint Medly Relay - South Shelby (Grace Weatherford, Isabella Hutcherson, Meredith O’Neal, Caitlyn Poore) first plcae, 2:04.11.
   Distance Medley Relay - South Shelby (Caitlyn Poore, Isabella Hutcherson, Millie Gough, Meredith O’Neal) first place, 14:47.12.
   Shot Put - Autumn Blackford, second place, 30-11.00; Diane Mayes, third place, 29-06.00; Nova Sizemore, seventh place, 27-06.00.
   Discus - Lily Wegman, first place, 92-03; Sadie Wear, third place, 81-08; Jaylah Eckert, fifth place, 72-07.
   Javelin - Lily Wegman, third place, 91-08; Sadie Wear, sixth place, 82-02; Autumn Blackford, eighth place, 70.01.
   High Jump - Meredith O’Neal, first place, 4-08.00; Carly Collins, second place, 4-06.00; Isabella Hutcherson, tied for third place, 4-04.00.
   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina Weekly.

Cardinals Place Ninth in the South Shelby Invitational Meet
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The South Shelby Golf team hosted the South Shelby Invitational at the Shelbina Lakeside Golf Course on Friday, April 20.
   Out of 42 golfers, sophomore Kanon Kendrick finished tied for third overall with an 86.
   The team placed ninth overall with a team score of 469. Palmyra won the tournament with a team score of 346. Brady Shively of Palmyra shot a tournament best 81 on the day.

Cardinals Win Against Knox County, Lose Four Games
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Parker Pfannenstiel delivers a pitch during a recent game at South Shelby.

The South Shelby Cardinals baseball team continues to show improvement as the season progresses and the work paid off with a 10-9 win over Knox County this past week, it’s first win of the season. The Cardinals also lost games to Clark County, Monroe City, Louisiana, and Macon.
   Clark County 14
   South Shelby 8
   The Cardinals hosted Clark County on Thursday, April 12, and lost 14-8.
   Clark County jumped ahead 3-0 after one inning and led 4-0 heading to the bottom of the second.
   South Shelby got on the board in the bottom of the second with a solo homerun from JJ Adams. Dylan Durbin later singled and would eventually score on a passed ball. It was 4-2 after two innings.
   Clark County put the game out of reach in the top of the third inning, scoring eight runs to take a 12-2 lead.
   Parker Pfannenstiel hit a solo homerun in the bottom of the third inning to cut the lead to 12-3.
   The Cardinals added a run in the bottom of the fifth inning on an RBI single by Luke Farrell. South Shelby scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning. Durbin added an RBI single, and then back to back doubles by Adams and CJ Glover later in the inning added two more runs. South Shelby trailed 13-8 after six innings, but Clark County would hold and go on to win 14-8.
   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina Weekly.

Obituary - James William (Bill) O’Brien
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James William (Bill) O’Brien

Fairfield, Ohio, August 20, 1930 - April 2, 2018.
   James William (Bill) O’Brien passed away on April 2, 2018, in Fairfield, Ohio.
   A celebration of Mr. O’Brien’s life and funeral mass will be held at St. Brigid Catholic Church, 3400 Old Alabama Road, Alpharetta, Ga., at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 7.
   There will also be a celebration and service to be announced at a later date at St. Mary Church, 307 E. Chestnut Street, Shelbina.
   In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Stained Glass Project, 307 Chestnut Street, Shelbina, MO 63468.
   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina Weekly.

Obituary - Jimmie Jack Heathman
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Jimmie Jack Heathman

Columbia, March 7, 1938 - April 20, 2018.
   Jimmie Jack Heathman, 80, of Columbia, passed away on Friday, April 20, 2018 in Columbia.
   Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 26, at 10 a.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 606 Ridgeway Ave, Columbia. Memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. at the church, with Pastor Ron Foley officiating. Burial will be Monday, April 30, at Ft. Leavenworth National Cemetery in Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., with full military honors.
   In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Baptist Church or American Kidney Foundation or American Heart Association c/o Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 West, Columbia, MO 65202.
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   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina Weekly.

Obituary - Leith Alaric Bode
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Infant son, Leith Alaric Bode, passed away Friday, April 20, 2018 at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Columbia.
   A Memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home in Clarence.
   Memorials may be made to Avery’s Angels Gastroschisis Foundation.
   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina Weekly.

Obituary - Nellie G. McElhoe
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Shelbina, October 16, 1921 - April 21, 2018
   Nellie McElhoe, age 96, of Shelbina, passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Salt River Community Care in Shelbina.
   As per her wishes, there will be no funeral or graveside services.
   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina Weekly.


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