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The Thrill of Victory, The Agony of Defeat

By Sara Smith  The beauty, and the value, of high school sports is that they mirror life. There are peaks and valleys, ebbs and flows, problems to overcome and solutions to be found in this roller coaster ride that is day-to-day life. Learning to work as a team and learning how to take feedback are…

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Lady Rams Go Back-2-Back! District Champs Once Again

By Sara Smith Your Schuyler County Lady Rams repeated as District Champs. According to Laci Tallman this girls varsity team is the first to win back-to-back district championships AND they are the first to win twice during their four years of high school. An awesome accomplishment. This is how they got there. The Lady Rams…

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Lady Rams Finish Strong

By Sara Smith  The final two games of the regular season were played this past week.  First, the Lady Rams headed to Huntsville on Tuesday, February 13th, to play the Westran Lady Hornets. The Lady Hornets are a conference opponent and have been a familiar competitor since 2017. The Lady Rams pretty much own the…

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Conference Opponents Week for the Rams

By Sara Smith  In the prior week the Rams played four physically and emotionally draining games. At the La Plata Invitation they made it all the way to the championship game, beating the Scotland County Tigers and the Putnam County Midgets along the way, only to fall to the Class 1 #6 Green City Gophers.…

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FBLA Has Success At District Contest

 FBLA students competed at district contests Feb. 7 at Truman. They did very well, brought home several medals and many are advancing to state. Individual results are:  Jarrett Groseclose – 1st in Sales Presentation – Advancing to State  Damian Kelsall & Kelsey Tallman – 2nd in Broadcast Journalism – Advancing to State  Kelsey Tallman –…

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You Win as a Team, You Lose as a Team

By Sara Smith  The headline quote, in its various versions, can be attributed to many professional coaches and athletes; baseball coach Eddie Murray, football coach Mike Shanahan, basketball player and commentator Kenny Smith, and likely many more.  No matter who says it, it rings true. This statement hit home for the Rams and Lady Rams…

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Schuyler County R-1 School Board Minutes

 Regular Session  Queen City, Mo  Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024  Members Present  Jennifer Pantry, Vice President  Andy Akers, Vice President  Marta Aeschliman, Member – left at 5:46 p.m.  Kevin Buckallew, Member  Wanda Homer, Member  Jill Moncrief, Member  Absent  Marti McGoldrick, Member  ADMINISTRATION  Kyle Windy, Superintendent of Schools – left at 5:59 p.m.  Ed Koser, High School…

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It’s a Sweep for Rams and Lady Rams on the Road

The Schuyler basketball teams hit the road again last week with three consecutive away games in as many days.  By Sara Smith  First Stop  Wed. Jan. 24 @ Scotland County  The Ram faithful took the trip east to Scotland County on Wednesday after the game had been postponed due to icy road conditions the day…

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Lady Rams Up and Down at the North Shelby Tournament

By Sara Smith  After a week away from the court due to inclement weather it was anyone’s guess what was going to happen at the annual North Shelby Tournament. The tournament had been slated to start on Monday, January 15th, but was pushed back to Wednesday, January 17th. To compress the tournament into the slot…

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