Sports

Eagles rock Kewpies

Southern Boone baseball was on the winning side of the line last week splitting games with the Blair Oaks Falcons in a double-header on Tuesday. The Eagles took game one in a 5-0 shut-out with Jakob McKee driving in three runs and Braeden Hawkins going 1-1 with a double. The Falcons soared in the second

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Frogging season runs June 30 through Oct. 31

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages the public to discover nature this summer during frogging season. Beginning June 30 at sunset through Oct. 31, those with a fishing permit or small-game hunting permit may frog for bullfrogs and green frogs. The daily limit is eight frogs of both species combined and the possession limit

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KMOU Sports Director Gervino to Retire

KOMU 8 Sports Director Chris Gervino is set to retire from KOMU 8, after spending more than two decades on the air providing national and local sports information to mid-Missouri. “My wife Gina and I are grateful to be able to retire together from our full-time jobs while blessed with good health. I appreciate the

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Protect yourself from tick and mosquito bites this summer

The summer heat has arrived! Although COVID-19 awareness and prevention continues to be a top priority, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) wants to remind Missourians to also take simple steps to prevent illnesses that are spread by ticks and mosquitoes when they spend time outdoors. “Missouri is a beautiful state, home

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Eagles back in action on the diamond

The Southern Boone High School baseball team is back in action with games versus Jefferson City and Battle High Schools last week. Head Coach Brian Ash is just glad to be back on the field. “It has been a positive experience for our players to even have opportunity to play this summer given the circumstances

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Learn2 Paddle kayaking instruction

Missouri State Parks invites the public to attend a Learn2 Paddle kayaking program this summer. This program is for those who want to experience kayaking but are not sure where to start and for those who want to get out on the water but don’t own a kayak. Missouri State Parks offers kayaking instruction on

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Apply online for MDC managed deer hunts starting July 1

Beginning July 1, deer hunters can apply online through the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) website for a shot at more than 100 managed deer hunts throughout the state for archery, muzzleloading, and modern firearms from mid-September through mid-January at conservation areas, state and other parks, national wildlife refuges, and other public areas. Some managed

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When and how to catch Crappie

When and how to catch Crappie in the summer—move to deeper water or try night fishing Post-spawn through September, crappie tend to stay in brush located in 15 to 20 feet of water, about 10 or 15 feet down. Concentrate on standing timber along creek channels and on brush piles out on the main lake.

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Join MDC webcast July 1 to learn about attracting backyard wildlife

Interested in attracting birds, bees, and other wildlife to your backyard? The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites the public to join its free live Wild Webcast on Attracting Backyard Wildlife on Wednesday, July 1, at noon. MDC Urban Wildlife Biologist Erin Shank of Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center will explain the basics of creating

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