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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 Middle School Basketball Tournament Bracket

     Posted on October 29, 2014 at 3:22 pm

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  • Indians end regular season in a 1-1 tie with Winfield Warriors

     Posted on October 29, 2014 at 10:15 am

    Elsberry vs Winfield

    Elsberry’s varsity soccer team finished the regular season with a home game against Winfield on Oct. 23. “We scored early in the second half to take a 1-0 lead on a penalty kick by Ben Rhoades then we gave up a goal with about two minutes left in the game,” said Head Coach Dustin Robinson. That tied the game at 1-1 and sent the contest into overtime. “It was back

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  • FOOTBALL SENIOR NIGHT 2014; Marching Band and Cheerleaders

     Posted on October 25, 2014 at 3:34 pm

    Krista Giannakis

    Elsberry senior cheerleader Krista Giannakis with her parents Christine and John Giannakis Elsberry senior marching band member Jonathan Jansen with his mother Sonia Jansen Elsberry senior marching band member Kristy Burkemper with her parents Lisa and Henry Burkemper Elsberry senior cheerleader Paige Hoskins with her parents Tonia and Jason Hoskins Elsberry senior marching band member Madison Cleveland with her parents Tracy and Scott Cleveland

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  • Finishing the season in a sprint

     Posted on October 24, 2014 at 10:42 am

    Elsberry’s Varsity Girls Cross-Country Team. Pictured from left are Maggie Spratt, Madysen Kinsler, Faith Zimmerman, Sydney Pickard and Naomi Gladney.

    Clopton High School hosted their annual Cross-Country Hamburger Meet on Oct. 13. Twelve schools completed in the mud meet, the competitions having been postponed twice due to heavy rains. Boys and girls leave the line together in Clopton races and standing pools of water as well as a quickly chopped course added challenges for Elsberry’s harriers. For Elsberry’s middle school runners it was the last meet of the year. The

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  • Soccer split; Senior Night Thursday

     Posted on October 23, 2014 at 9:15 am

    Elsberry junior Rodney Chatman [above left] scored one of the goals that helped lift the Indians over Liberty  on Oct. 17. Chatman and his team were unable to rally the same offense against Warrenton on Oct. 20.

    Elsberry’s Varsity Soccer Team won one game out of two on the road this week. On Oct. 17 the team faced Liberty and game away with a 3-1 victory. “It was a good win for us,” said head Coach Dustin Robinson. “Liberty beat us 1-0 in the Winfield Tournament earlier this season. They’re a Class 3 team that received a Class 2 seed in their district so they were a

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  • IndianHawks close out the season with a win over Wright City

     Posted on October 22, 2014 at 10:41 am

    IndianHawk running back Kevin Hammett

    The Clopton/Elsberry IndianHawks continued their winning streak to two games and ended the regular season on a high note with a 20-0 victory over Wright City at home on Oct. 17. “I was proud of the way our boys came out and took care of business tonight,” said Head Coach Mike Scheibel. The IndianHawks got on the board early with a touchdown in the first quarter that gave them a

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