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

Finishing the season in a sprint

 Posted on October 24, 2014 at 10:42 am

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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  • Cross-Country Teams compete at Hermann

     Posted on October 17, 2014 at 10:48 am

    Cross-Country-Runner

    Elsberry’s cross-country teams took to the road on Oct. 7 to compete in the annual Hermann Cross-Country Invitational. “They ran against some good competition,” said Head Coach Ezra Tillotson. “I thought they performed very well on that ground.” Other schools attending included Washington, Chamois, Pacific, South Callaway, Wellsville-Middletown, Hermann, New Haven, St. Clair, Union, the Missouri School for the Deaf and Owensville. Eva Gladney medaled in the middle school girl’s

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  • Elsberry soccer team loses 4-1 to Lutheran

     Posted on October 17, 2014 at 10:42 am

    Jacob Braden

    Elsberry’s Varsity Soccer Team squared off against Lutheran on the road on Oct. 8. “We came out a little flat,” said Head Coach Dustin Robinson. “Part of that is probably my fault. We had a long layoff. I gave the guys a couple of days off the previous week to recover because we had some illnesses and some injuries.” Robinson said his team really struggled to get things going during

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  • Dickens braves uncharted territory as first female IndianHawk

     Posted on October 17, 2014 at 10:38 am

    Elsberry sophomore Brianna Dickens

    Elsberry sophomore Brianna Dickens is making history this year as the first female student ever to play on the Clopton/Elsberry IndianHawks Football Team. Dickens has attended school in the Elsberry R-II School District since day one and was already well known to her fellow students due to her participation in softball, basketball and the marching band. Softball is no longer on her list of activities but she still plays on

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  • Twellman looks back on what might have been

     Posted on October 16, 2014 at 11:30 am

    Madison Cleveland

    The Elsberry Lady Indians ended their 2014 softball season with a 12-2 loss to Trinity Catholic in the first round of the district tournament at Louisiana on Oct. 8. “We played with that team and scared them for five innings,” said Head Coach Chad Twellman. “Then the wheels fell off as usual.” Twellman said that in his opinion the season was disappointing to say the least. “Four wins is just

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  • IndianHawks hold on for a 14-12 homecoming victory

     Posted on October 15, 2014 at 11:14 am

    The Clopton/Elsberry IndianHawks managed to fight their way through a wet, muddy and razor-thin game to pull off a 14-12 homecoming victory on Oct. 10.

    The Clopton/Elsberry IndianHawks pulled off a nail-biter of a victory on Oct. 10 against the Van-Far Indians. The game began with an 85-yard kick return that resulted in a touchdown for IndianHawk senior Collin Dugan. Van-Far came back to score a touchdown of their own and tie the game later on in the first quarter. Clopton/Elsberry then hit a little bit of a wall and failed to score again during

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  • King and Queen

     Posted on October 15, 2014 at 11:00 am

    Homecoming Court

    The Elsberry Homecoming King and Queen were announced Friday night during halftime of the Clopton-Elsberry IndianHawks vs Van-Far football game. Junior Dillon Zumwalt and Senior Krista Giannakis were crowned as the 2014 Homecoming King and Queen. The homecoming court consisted of Senior Jonathan Jansen; Junior Alayna Conrad; Sophomores Donovan Guccione and Julia Vaughn and Freshmen Luke Holtsclaw and Brittney Taubig.

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