Sports

Quiz question: What is the largest genus of fish in North America? (Remember, from your biology classes that genus is a principle taxonomic category that ranks above species and below family). If you said “Notropis” you would be correct. Notropis are basically what we call minnows. There are about...
Bicycling down a gravel road at 10 miles an hour or so, you can hear and see things that you might miss in a truck. I've heard and seen a few bobwhites this spring, while biking and the weather has been helpful as far as nesting goes, so maybe we'll have a few more of these  birds come fall.  The...
The forecast is pretty summer like for the next few weeks, but that doesn't mean it’s not time to think about this fall. Deer hunters will have the month of July to consider and apply for the 2020-21 managed deer hunts in Missouri. By the time you read this, the computer in Columbia will have...
Each spring comes in its own sweet time. Some years the ice is long gone by now and other winters like this one seem to last extra long. Whichever way it happens, it always seems to come all at once, once it decides to warm up. For spring fishermen, water temperatures are the key to the spring...
In the late 1800s, a Nodaway County hunter sighted down his rifle barrel on a large brown animal. He skillfully pressed the trigger and the rifle bucked. A few minutes later he stood over his kill. It was an elk, or Wapiti and it would provide a lot of meat for his family, and bragging rights in...
The following eight youth wrestlers from Hamilton qualify for the Youth Regional Tournament to be held on March 7th at Staley High School in Kansas City. Front row: Hayden Krentz, 6th; Cason Miller, 1st; Kobi Krentz, 3rd. Back row: Hunter Nixdorf, 3rd; Caleb Colletrela, 2nd; Dawson Miller, 1st; and...
Don't put up your hunting rifle just yet. The colder days of mid-winter are a good time to hunt predators in northwest Missouri. Coyotes in particular are sought by predator callers this time of year. Coyotes are found statewide in Missouri. According to the Missouri Department of Conservation...
Way back on September 15, Missouri's archery deer season opened. Next Wednesday the archery season will close for good signaling the end to all of Missouri’s deer seasons. At the time of this writing, over 281,000 deer had been harvested in all the various deer seasons. The muzzleloader season...
Ian Morris of Kingston is shown with the deer he shot on the opening day of gun season. Ian had already filled his bow tags with another eight point buck and two does. He hunts with his dad Nick Morris Jr. on the home place.
Due to the way the calendar works, the firearms deer season opened about as late this year as it ever will under the current format used by the Department of Conservation. It should have been a bonus for archery hunters but the start of the “extra week” saw single digit temperatures and a little...

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