Monthly Archives: December 2011

Glasgow teams have chance to sweep 2012 Marceline Hoops Tournament

I really like the Glasgow boys’ chances at another Marceline Hoops Tournament title. In nine years, Mick Cropp has put together a 25-2 record at this tournament with seven championship trophies. His undefeated Yellowjackets come in as the No. 1 … Continue reading

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Fayette finally sweeps Stover at SFCC

The first year I covered basketball in Fayette, Stover swept the Falcons at the State Fair Holiday Shootout. Last year, the boys won but the girls lost. Earlier today, the Fayette teams finally got their sweep. The girls won the … Continue reading

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Harrisburg makes huge impact in district seedings with sweep of Sturgeon

It’s never too early to start talking about the “District of Doom.” A majority of these teams play each other during the regular season, which makes it fairly easy to determine district seedings when mid-February rolls around, but the Harrisburg … Continue reading

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Fayette boys, girls lose at Hallsville

Height was a dominant factor Monday night at Hallsville. The Hallsville girls, with a starting lineup of three tall forwards, took control against Fayette from the get-go. With a 6-foot-4 player like Rachel Gall, Hallsville kept going to their senior … Continue reading

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Ending 2011 with a bang: Fayette @ Hallsville, Harrisburg @ Sturgeon

While I wait for my prescription at the drug store to come through, I thought I could make best use of the time by telling you about a couple of stellar matchups this week. First is Fayette at Hallsville. The … Continue reading

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It’s been a while since I’ve said this, but Fayette sweeps Westran

I think the headline pretty much sums it up. I’d have to look it up, but I think this is the first time since December 2009 that Fayette swept both Westran teams in a doubleheader. The girls won 41-32 and … Continue reading

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Another busy Tuesday night in high school basketball

All 10 area teams are in action tonight, but I’m staying right here in Fayette. Westran comes to town for a Lewis & Clark Conference matchup and the Fayette boys should have no trouble getting past the Hornets, but after … Continue reading

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New Franklin sweeps past Brunswick

For the first time since I’ve been at Fayette, both the New Franklin boys and girls are off to a 4-1 start. Both teams played fairly similar tonight: started off somewhat slow, but kicked their game into full gear midway … Continue reading

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New Franklin Tournament seedings released today

Like the other coaches that discussed seedings yesterday for the 83rd annual New Franklin Tournament, I sat down and projected on my seedings for the tournament as well, even though I don’t get a vote. I came somewhat close, especially … Continue reading

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Glasgow boys join Harrisburg boys in MBCA state rankings

After winning the Glasgow Tournament, the Glasgow boys basketball team went from just receiving votes to catapulting into Class 1 state rankings at No. 8. Interestingly enough, the Yellowjackets are right behind Meadville at No. 7. The two teams will … Continue reading

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