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Senior Night Group Photo


 Posted on October 30, 2014 at 9:56 am

Pictured above are senior members of Elsberry’s varsity soccer team. From left: Jacob Braden, Kris Pearson, Ben Rhoades, Dalton Barber, Grant Pifer, Kate Boedeker and Head Coach Dustin Robinson. For pictures of each senior member along with his or her parents, see page 17 of this week’s issue of The Elsberry Democrat.

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  • IndianHawks suffer season ending loss at Districts

     Posted on October 30, 2014 at 9:33 am

    The Clopton/Elsberry IndianHawks were unable to hold off the Van-Far Indians during the first round of district play on Oct. 24. Van-Far did most of their scoring early and despite an offensive flurry by the IndianHawks in the second half the game ended in a 26-24 loss for Clopton/Elsberry.

    It’s often said that revenge is a dish best served cold and the Clopton/Elsberry IndianHawks experienced that first hand during the first round of district football play on Oct. 24. A few weeks earlier, the IndianHawks pulled off a razor-thin 14-12 victory over the Van-Far Indians during homecoming. They drew that same opponent for the first round of districts. This time, however, the Indians were ready to return the favor.

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  • Kinsler, Gladney medal at Bowling Green

     Posted on October 30, 2014 at 9:28 am

    Elsberry’s Naomi Gladney earned a medal at the Oct. 24 Bowling Green Invitational with her seventh place finish and a time of 22:38.

    Elsberry’s Varsity Cross-Country teams competed against 19 other schools during the Bowling Green Cross-Country Invitational on Oct. 24. The girls 5K saw 61 harriers leave the line at the 4 p.m. gun. Naomi Gladney led the Elsberry pack and earned a medal with a seventh place finish and a time of 22:38. “I was pretty pleased with that time,” said Head Coach Ezra Tillotson. Tillotson was also happy with the

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Elsberry Lady Indians new motto “Playing With Heart!” help them capture a second place finish at the first annual EMO Conference Softball Tournament on Saturday. Shown above is the Lady Indians with their sign ‘How To Be A Champ’ and their “Heart” symbol.

Elsberry Lady Indians show a lot of ‘Heart’

 Posted on October 2, 2012 at 2:01 pm

With the number one seed at Districts locked up the Elsberry Lady Indians headed to Montgomery County on Saturday to take part in the first annual EMO Conference Softball Tournament. After the dust cleared Elsberry captured a second place finish propelling them into the playoffs this week. “The weekend was very successful overall. The girls played up to their ability and beat one of the best teams in the state.

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  • Elsberry Lady Indians offense shutout for third straight game

     Posted on September 11, 2012 at 1:12 pm


    For the third straight game the Elsberry Lady Indians offense was shutdown 7-0 Monday night against “Softball Powerhouse” Palmyra Lady Panthers in Elsberry. With a little luck and a few less mental mistakes Head Coach Trudy Bull said her girls would have still been in the game at the end. “That could have been 2-2 in the seventh,” said Coach Bull. The Lady Indians played last night against Community R-6

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  • Indians seeded 1st as they enter District Baseball

     Posted on May 4, 2012 at 2:22 pm

    Indians get number one seed as they look to enter Districts on Saturday, May 12 at 10 a.m. in Monroe City, with their first game against Van Far. If they win there they will play again on Monday, May 14 at 4:30 p.m. Following a victory there they will head into the championship game on Wednesday, May 16 at 5 p.m.   District 7 Tournament Bracket

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