Players try to stay busy as brutal winter eliminates practice, school
Mat Mikesell

Players try to stay busy as brutal winter eliminates practice, school

School cancellations usually mean students get a chance to get a few extra hours of sleep, catch up on a Netflix show or play the hottest video game. Trent Klocke, however, has used the time he'd normally spend in school and at practice...

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Daniel balancing coaching two teams at North Shelby
Mat Mikesell

Daniel balancing coaching two teams at North Shelby

It was a peculiar suggestion, but one Landon Daniel was willing to accept. Daniel was hired over the summer to be a social studies teacher and the girls basketball coach at North Shelby High School. The school, however, also had a vacancy for the boys bas

Geography forces northeast Missouri schools to play each other repeatedly
Mat Mikesell

Geography forces northeast Missouri schools to play each other repeatedly

For basketball teams in Northeast Missouri, the months of December and January almost seem like a movie that you've seen dozens of times. Three in-season tournaments -- the Monroe City Tournament, the Highland Tournament and Palmyra's Tony Lenzini Tourname