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Missouri's last firearms deer season opens the day after Christmas and will run for 10 days, ending one half hour after sunset on January 5th. This is the season formerly referred to as the muzzleloader deer season, but now allows center fire hand guns, air guns, and Atlatls.  Back in the 1980's...
These five Lady Hornet softball players received post-season awards. L to R: Morgan Hartley, Madi Allen, Julia Kanoy, Brighton Swindler and Hayleigh Huff.
Senior outfielder Morgan Hartley was selected to the following teams: Honorable Mention All-Conference, 2nd Team All-District. Hartley played in 27 games, stole 19 bases, scored 18 runs, drove in 11 runs, took away several hits with her speed in center field, and limited runners advancing with her...
Several years ago I was sitting on a log with a hunting buddy during the Muzzleloader deer season. Creed had a nice pair of Nikon 8 x 50 Monarch binoculars and I was experimenting, looking down through the woods with them. I picked up a spec of something unusual while I was focused on a clear spot...
The Hamilton Hornets traveled to Princeton to take on the Tigers in the Class 1 District Championship Game on Friday, November 13.  The Hornets came away with a 10 - 6 victory and became the 2020 District Champions. Photo by Joel McBee
by Allen Gentry The Penney High Hornets traveled to Princeton on Friday, Nov. 13th, to face the Princeton Tigers with Mercer for the Class 1, District 7 Championship, and a date in the State Quarterfinals on November 21st. Everybody knew it was going to be bad luck for one team, being Friday the...
The firearms deer season got underway this weekend with dry warm conditions. The opening of the fall firearms season means the first half of the archery deer season has concluded. A quick look at the totals shows that 55,288 deer were taken by archers in the Sept. 15 – Nov. 13 portion of the...
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After a run of unseasonably warm weather, it looks like a pretty average November forecast for firearms deer hunters on Saturday November 14. Deer activity has been slowed down by abnormally warm weather the last couple of weeks, hampering the best laid plans of archery deer hunters in the Show Me...
Front Row L. to R.:#14 Morgan Hartley, #11 Anisten Houghton, #33 Hayleigh Huff, #7 Brighton Swindler, #35 Olivia Edwards, #16 Josie Morgan, #10 Mary Brown. Back Row L. to R.: assistant coach Ashlyn Demint, #5 Lakelyn Shatto, #27 Christina Gray, #12 Madi Allen, #26 Julia Kanoy, #19 Amelia Pingleton, #4 Andee Angle, head coach Jim Dickey. Picture by Joel McBee
In 2011, coach Jim Dickey led the Penney High Lady Hornets to a 3rd Place finish in Class 2. In 2020, coach Dickey led Hamilton to their best finish in softball history when they made it to the Class 2 State Championship game. It wasn't an easy road. First, the number 3 seed Hornets defeated the...
Another October has flown by. November is a good month in its own right, but I'm always a little reluctant to see October go. With the turning of the calendar, the fall turkey firearms season came to an end. How did the season go? Well, the MDC harvest reports page indicates that we have reached a...
On Sunday, November 1, Missouri's quail season will open. Excited bird dogs will jump out of their dog boxes to the sound of equally excited hunters sliding shells into their shotguns and as they pull on their blaze orange vests and caps. Opening day is a big deal for the hunters and the dogs as...
Fall is here and it’s time to head out for your favorite fall activity. If at all possible, try to make time to take a young person squirrel hunting. This is the best introduction that you can have as a young person to hunting, safe gun handling and woodsmanship. A successful squirrel hunt also...

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