Illinois High School Association adjusts COVID-19 protocols

The announcement comes after the IHSA moved schools into Phase 4 of its return-to-play guidelines

SEMO vs. Dayton season-opening football game canceled

Report: Patriots fined, lose draft pick for videotaping Bengals

PGA Tour adjusts protocols as result of positive coronavirus tests

  Southern Illinois Miners suspend 2020 season

  Here’s what you can expect if you plan to golf for Father’s Day

Former Murray State basketball player Ja Morant calls for removal of Confederate statue in downtown Murray

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  Crab Orchard Golf Club in southern Ill. up for sale

Baseball returns to the Heartland

  Cape Catfish 2020 season canceled

Aquatics team using Cape Splash to train

Fighting Squirrels hold first practice this season

SoutheastHEALTH names new director of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

  SIU’s football team preparing for upcoming season

Southern Illinois University has sent out at home workouts for all of its players.

  Heartland woman tries to get Cardinals ticket refund with no luck

Due to an overwhelming number of requests, StubHub changed its refund policy.

Athletic workouts to begin in June at Perry Co., Mo. School Dist.

Although summer activities are voluntary and not required, the coaching staff is eager to reconnect with student-athletes.

  St. Vincent soccer seniors hoping for one more time on the field

Two St. Vincent girls soccer champions are hoping to have an opportunity to play one final game.

SIU Recreational Sports and Services to host summer esports league

Legendary Three Rivers College basketball coach retires

Chiefs to open up 2020 NFL season with playoff rematch against the Texans, schedules released

  Heartland soccer player overcomes vision condition

Chinn flying up NFL Draft Boards

Cape Catfish delay start to the season

  Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation reopening

The Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department is currently having open signups for summer sports, which raises concerns about social distancing.

PROGRAM ALERT: Triple Crown winners to race (virtually) on first Saturday in May

Bet on your favorite Triple Crown winner and support COVID-19 relief efforts.

Southeast Mo. State to host 2021 USA Gymnastics Women’s Collegiate National Championships

The 2021 USA Gymnastics Women’s Collegiate National Championships will be at the Show Me Center April 9-11.

  Carolina Panthers draft SIU safety

Jeremy Chinn, a SIU safety, was drafted into the Carolina Panthers.

Special Olympics Missouri athlete to announce Chiefs NFL draft pick

“I am a big Chiefs fan, so getting to be a part of this experience is pretty awesome.”

IHSA cancels spring state tournaments, some spring contests could happen

In addition to the cancellation of spring tournaments, IHSA has decided to suspend summer contact days.

  Virtual 5k unites gymnastics community after season cut short

Gymnasts from around the country, including several Southeast Missouri State University athletes, came together for the Flippin 5k.

Fans sue MLB, teams over ticket money, ask for class action

Opening day on March 26 was pushed back until mid-May at the earliest after a national emergency was declared due to the new coronavirus pandemic.

McCracken Co. High School to honor seniors by lighting up campus

The McCracken County High School will honor spring sports seniors on Monday night, April 20.

Cobden High School joins #bethelight campaign honoring students

Every Friday in April, the lights will be turned on to illuminate Cobden High School's baseball field at 8:20 p.m. for 20 minutes to honor the Class of 2020.

  Friday Night Lights honor high school seniors in southeast Mo.

Friday night the stadium will be lit for seniors.

Senior baseball, softball players to be honored in Bernie, Mo.

Beginning at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, April 17, the lights at the baseball and softball fields will be turned on for 20 minutes and 20 seconds

Senior spring athletes to be honored in Dexter, Mo.

Dexter High School plans to recognize their spring athletes by turning on the lights at the football field each Friday beginning April 17 at 8:20 p.m.

  Cardinals Care donates to relief fund for employees

The St. Louis Cardinals announced its Cardinals Care foundation would donate $1 million to a relief fund for employees.

  Mom of Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns dies from COVID-19

The Minnesota Timberwolves picked Karl-Anthony Towns No. 1 pick out of the University of Kentucky in the 2015 NBA draft.

NASCAR’s Larson suspended for racial slur in virtual race

Larson was competing in an iRacing event Sunday night when he appeared to lose communication on his headset with his spotter when he used the N-word.

SIU basketball coach Bryan Mullins joins All In Illinois effort

In a video message, Bryan Mullins encouraged everyone to stay home and stay safe as we work to flatten the curve.

MSHSAA cancels spring post-season events

The Missouri State High School Activities Association announced the cancellation of all remaining post-season events for the 2019-20 school year.

St. Louis Cardinals hold ‘Stay Home Opener’

The St. Louis Cardinals marked its original home opener date on Thursday, April 2 with a “Stay Home Opener.”

  SIU changing the way it recruits during COVID-19 pandemic

With social distancing and all of the CDC guidelines, recruiting for sports can be hard.

SEMO introduces new head men’s basketball coach

Southeast Missouri State University has a new head men’s basketball coach.

Charleston defeats Monroe City to advance to state final

The Charleston boys basketball team defeated Monroe City 51-49 Friday in Springfield to advance to the Missouri Class 3 State Title game.

UT Martin will no longer play NCAA-sanctioned sports for 2019-20 season

The Department of Athletics with the University of Tennessee at Martin will not play NCAA-sanctioned sports

NJCAA basketball tournament postponed

The National Junior College Athletic Association announced its national basketball tournament was postponed until April 20 because of the coronavirus concerns.

Goreville, Ill. fans missing out on IHSA State Championship opportunity

Goreville fans are missing out on an opportunity to cheer on their basketball team in the IHSA State Championship.

OVC to suspend athletic activities until further notice

The Ohio Valley Conference announced it will suspend athletic-related activities until further notice due to the COVID-19 public health threat.

MSHSAA: Only essential personnel allowed at Class 4 and 5 Quarterfinal games

MSHSAA said it will be working with participating schools on any reimbursements.

KHSAA suspends girls’, boys’ basketball tournament indefinitely

KHSAA said they will try and seek options for rescheduling later in the spring if at all possible.

MVC Women’s Basketball Tournament canceled, spring seasons on hold

The cancellation and seasons put on hold is due to coronavirus concerns.

IHSA cancels winter state tournaments due to coronavirus

Heartland students from Goreville will be impacted.

Heartland Basketball scores from Tuesday 3/10

Here are Heartland tournament basketball scores from Tuesday 3/10.

SEMO basketball coaching search underway

The SEMO men’s basketball coaching search is underway to replace Rick Ray who was relieved of his duties on Tuesday, March 3,

Watch Party announced for SEMO Women’s basketball team

The NCAA Tourney bound SEMO Women’s basketball team will have a watch party next Monday.

  Elementary students roll out red carpet for winning SEMO Women’s Basketball team

The students wanted to celebrate the Redhawks clinching a bid to the NCAA Tournament.

Belmont beats Murray State

The Belmont Bruins beat the Murray State Racers 76 - 75 in the Ohio Valley Conference Men’s Championship game, Saturday night in Evansville Indiana.

SEMO Women’s basketball beat UT Martin

The SEMO Women’s Basketball team defeated UT Martin 67- 47 Saturday, in the OVC Tournament Championship game in Evansville Indiana.

Murray State defeats Austin Peay to punch ticket to OVC Championship game

The Murray State basketball team defeated Austin Peay 73-61 Friday at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana.

SEMO Women dominate Belmont in OVC Semifinals

The SEMO Women dominated Belmont 114-99 in the OVC Basketball Semifinals Friday in Evansville, Indiana.

Bradley eliminates SIU in Missouri Valley Conference Basketball Tournament

The Bradley Braves defeated the SIU Basketball team 64-59 in the Missouri Valley Conference tourney quarterfinals Friday in St. Louis.

SEMO beats Tennessee Tech in buzzer beater OT

The SEMO women’s basketball team beat Tennessee Tech in overtime on Thursday, March 5.

  Rick Ray releases first statement following his departure from SEMO

For the first day in five years Rick Ray is not the head coach of the SEMO men’s basketball team.

New rendering released of proposed soccer stadium in St. Louis, Mo.

The stadium would be located north of Market between 20th and 22nd Streets.

Nashville area teams, workers here for OVC tourney after deadly tornado

Less than 48 hours after a tornado devastated Nashville, Tennesse, basketball teams and employees from the city here for the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) Tournament are still dealing with the aftermath.

  Rick Ray relieved of duties as SEMO head men’s basketball coach

He was placed on paid administrative leave until April 30.

Salukis Domask earns top MVC Honors

SIU Freshman Marcus Domask has been honored with a couple of top Missouri Valley Conference basketball honors.

  SEMO coach Rheka Patterson named OVC Coach of the Year

The OVC announced Rheka Patterson was named the Coach of the Year.

Pickleball tournament helps cancer victims

This event started last year to help with the Curtis L. Brown Glioblastoma Fund after he was diagnosed with brain cancer.

Heartland Hoops Friday playoff schedule 2/28

Here is a look at our Heartland Hoops Playoff schedule for Friday, February 28.

Basketball scores from Thursday 2/27

Here are High School and College basketball scores from Thursday 2/27.

SIU Drops regular season finale to Indiana State

The SIU basketball lost it’s final regular season MVC home game 77-68 Wednesday night at Banterra Center to Indiana State.

Heartland Hoops scores from Tuesday 2/25

Here are District Basketball semifinal scores from Tuesday 2/25.

Heartland District Semifinal basketball scores

Here are H.S. Basketball District Semifinal results from Monday 2/24.

Ohio Valley Conference basketball scores from 2/20

Here are Ohio Valley Conference basketball scores from Thursday 2/20.

Heartland Hoops schedule 2/21

Here is our Heartland Hoops schedule for Friday, February 21.

Three Rivers College basketball game cancelled for Thursday

The Three Rivers College home basketball game set for Thursday night against Arkansas Baptist has been cancelled.

  Denny Hamlin declared winner of the Daytona 500; Newman in serious condition

After the rain stopped the race on Sunday for only the second time in 62 years, the Daytona 500 restarted on Monday afternoon under clear skies.

  Jay Bouwmeester releases statement following heart procedure

Blues player Jay Bouwmeester released a statement on Tuesday, February 18.

Three Rivers Coach Gene Bess approaches another milestone

Three Rivers Basketball coach Gene Bess is two wins shy of the 1300 mark.