Category Archives: SPORTS

VanDenBerg, Huls and Carter Claim $1,000 Victories at SCS Fair Makeup Races

Written on August 14, 2018 at 4:31 pm, by

by Brian Neal Friday the 13th proved unlucky for the Pepsi Scotland County Speedway in July as rain showers moved thru the area shortly after the gates were opened for the 2018 Scotland County Fair Race and forced the night to be canceled. It was then announced on their Facebook page a few days later […]

Brown, Leyva Claim Pair of First Place Finishes in YMCA Swim Meet

Written on August 7, 2018 at 4:03 pm, by

The Memphis Swim Team competed in a quad-meet against Sheridan, Pittsfield, and Quincy Family YMCA at the YMCA on July 25, 2018. Swimmers placing in the top 10 in their events and participating swimmers are listed below: 7-8 Mixed Free Relay—3rd, Tracy Huber, Olivia Leyva, Ezra Both, Brant Heine 9-10 Mixed Free Relay—2nd, Emory Black, […]

Swim Team Closes Out 2018 Season at River Country League Championships

Written on August 7, 2018 at 4:00 pm, by

The River Country League Championships hosted by Sheridan Swim Club in Quincy was held on August 4th.  Competing teams in the final meet of the 2018 season were ASA Aquadogs (Kirksville), Can-Oka (Canton/Kahoka), Hamilton (IL), Hannibal, Jacksonville (IL), Louisiana (MO), Macomb (IL), Memphis, Sheridan, Quincy Country Club, Quincy YMCA, Pike County (IL).  The Memphis Swim […]

Marvels Bring Home Baseball Gold From Show-Me Games

Written on July 31, 2018 at 2:44 pm, by

The Marvels 11U baseball team sponsored by the Law Office of Kevin Brown of Memphis, brought home gold from the Missouri Show-Me Games this weekend. The squad, which features four players from Memphis, won the Division II championship, completing a perfect 5-0 run through the games. The Marvels trailed 5-3 in the semifinals before rallying […]

Memphis Swimmers Compete in Aquadogs Invitational

Written on July 31, 2018 at 2:30 pm, by

The Memphis Swim Team competed in the Aquadogs Invitational at Kirksville on July 21, 2018. Memphis swimmers’ results are listed below: 8U Girls Free Relay–1st, Cammy Frederick, Addy Frederick, Olivia Leyva, Laney Doster 8U Mixed Free Relay–1st, Brant Heine, Tracy Huber, Kierstyn Moore, Elle Wentworth 9-10 Girls Free Relay–1st, Lilly Frederick, Kelsey Buckallew, Autumn Huber, […]

Campbell Finishes Eighth at MSPT Iowa State Poker Championship

Written on July 31, 2018 at 2:25 pm, by

Memphis resident Zac Campbell was one of the record 455 entrants in the Mid States Poker Tour (MSPT) Iowa State Poker Championship held at Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel in Tama, Iowa. Season 9 for the MSPT made the stop at Meskwaki Casino July 21-29, with a $300,000 guaranteed prize pool, and Campbell was happy he […]

Memphis Swimmers Dominate at Quincy Country Club

Written on July 24, 2018 at 6:22 pm, by

On July 9, the Memphis Swim Team competed in a meet at Quincy Country Club.  Swimmers’ results are below: Mixed 8U Free Relay–1st, Brant Heine, Olivia Leyva, Ezra Both, Jaden Bergeson; 3rd, Kierstyn Moore, Addy Frederick, Cammy Frederick, Reece Bergeson Mixed 9-10 Free Relay—2nd, Lilly Frederick, Keeley Brown, Finley Heine, Emory Black Mixed 15-18 Free […]

Lady Swimmers Claim Championship at Sheridan Club Event 

Written on July 24, 2018 at 4:40 pm, by

The Memphis Swim Team competed in a quad-meet hosted by Sheridan Swim Club in Quincy on July 18, where the Memphis Women received 1st place with 289 points.  The Memphis Swim Team received 2nd place overall behind Sheridan in Combined scores with 397 points.  Other visiting teams were Hannibal and Kirksville. Swimmers’ placing in the top […]

Swimmers Cross River for Illinois Event

Written on July 17, 2018 at 3:46 pm, by

The Memphis Swim Team competed in Macomb, Illinois on June 29 versus the McDonough County YMCA and Jacksonville YMCA. Results are listed below: Girls 8U Free Relay–1st, Anna Sophia Fortner, Addy Frederick, Cammy Frederick, Laney Doster Girls 9-10 Free Relay–1st, Keeley Brown, Chloe Fortner, Finley Heine, Lilly Frederick Mixed 11-12 Free Relay–1st, Wesley McSparren, Mariah […]

Heine, Smith Claim Victories at Canton Swim Meet

Written on July 17, 2018 at 2:13 pm, by

On July 7, the Memphis Swim Team traveled to Canton to compete in a tri-meet versus Can-Oka and Hamilton.  Swimmers placing in the top 10 in their events and participation are listed below: Girls 8U Free Relay–2nd, Anna Sophia Fortner, Cammy Frederick, Addy Frederick, Tracy Huber Girls 9-10 Free Relay–2nd, Lilly Frederick, Cole Mazziotti, Finley […]