Area Sports

Middle School Lady Birds Defeat Monroe City

The South Shelby MS Lady Birds defeated the Lady Panthers from Monroe City, 24-15 last Thursday night in their final home game of the year. The Lady-Birds jumped out to a big first quarter lead, 15-2 and seemed to be in control of the game and a easy win. But South Shelby only mustered 9…

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Cardinals Fall to Monroe City and Mark Twain

By Thad Requet After winning their first round game in the Monroe City Tournament over North Shelby, the South Shelby Cardinals ran into top-seeded and eventual champion Monroe City in the second round, falling 59-25 on Wednesday night. Then they fell in the third place game to Mark Twain by the score of 62-58 on…

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Lady Birds Lose to Monroe City and Palmyra

By Thad Requet The South Shelby Lady Birds dropped two games in the Monroe City Tournament after winning their first round game last week. They lost to Monroe City 55-25 on Wednesday night in the semifinal game and then fell to Palmyra 56-32 in the third place game on Friday night. Monroe City 55 South…

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South Shelby Middle School Lady Birds Defeat Highland

The South Shelby MS Lady-Birds defeated the Highland Lady-Cougars, 38-16 last Monday night. The Lady-Birds used great defense, timely shooting, and super hustle to pick up a much needed road win. South Shelby had the press working early, scoring 11 points in the first quarter off turnovers leading to easy lay-ups. The Lady-Cougars could only…

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Middle School Lady Birds Defeat Mark Twain 46-16

The South Shelby Lady-Birds defeated the Mark Twain Lady-Tigers, 46-16. The Lady-Birds used a multitude of turnovers and good defensive pressure to jump all over the Lady-Tigers to pick up the home win. The Lady-Birds got out quick scoring 10 points in the first quarter, and 14 in the second quarter, making the half-time score…

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South Shelby Eighth Grade Boys Season Review

On November 8, South Shelby defeated Holy Rosary 38-29 Scoring leaders were Perry Sizemore with 11 points. Landon West and Trey Countryman with 9 points each. On Nov. 12 South Shelby lost to Palmyra 37-36. Cameron Wiseman led with 12 points. Landon West added eight and Trey Countryman had six points. On Nov. 13, South…

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Lady Birds Win, Cardinals Lose at North Shelby

By Thad Requet The 2018 version of the North/South basketball rivalry was a split, with the Lady Birds coming out victorious and the Cardinals falling by a point on Friday, Nov. 30 at North Shelby. Girls Game South Shelby 45 North Shelby 35 The Lady Birds jumped out to a 4-1 lead on baskets by…

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Lady Birds Defeat Mark Twain 68-40

By Thad Requet Pressure defense and forced turnovers led to easy baskets and paved the way for a 68-40 first round win for the South Shelby Lady Birds over Mark Twain in the Monroe City Tournament Monday night. The Lady Birds jumped out to an early14-9 lead. Mark Twain cut it to two points with…

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Cardinals Defeat Raiders in First Round Action

By Thad Requet A big first quarter was a the difference in the ballgame as the South Shelby Cardinals avenged a one-point loss at North Shelby four days earlier, with a 67-50 win over the Raiders in the first round of the Monroe City Tournament Monday night. Behind a career night from Parker Pfannenstiel, who…

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South Shelby Boys Open Season with a Win Over Westran

By Thad Requet The South Shelby Cardinals opened their season with a 54-46 win over the Westran Hornets on Tuesday, Nov. 20 at Westran. Coach Ethan Shackelford called it an excellent team win as nine different Cardinals scored in the contest. The game was a slug fest for much of the first half’s both offenses…

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