Heartland Football Friday Week 5

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  Heartland manager says golf course is booming during pandemic

Saluki football to return Oct. 23 with game against SEMO

Heartland Football Friday Week 4

  Cape Girardeau vs. Jackson rivalry game adjusts to pandemic

  Heartland football team scrambles to add games to calendar

Cardinals Manager Shildt suspended for 1 game, fined

Continued Coverage

  Cardinals team talent scout dies from COVID-19

Heartland Football Friday Week 3

Bubba Wallace leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at season’s end

Organizers, IOC trying to remove doubts over Tokyo Olympics

REPORT: Cardinals nation mourns the loss of Hall of Famer Lou Brock

Heartland Football Friday Week 2

Memphis Grizzlies’ Ja Morant named 2020 NBA Rookie of the Year

Morant’s star power was on display from the opening tip of the season.

  Cape Girardeau Public Schools release guidelines for Tigers football

The school district released guidelines for Tigers football.

SEMO alumnus Cedric the Entertainer records message for College Colors Day

College Colors Day is Friday, September 4.

Blues trade Jake Allen to Montreal

Blues President of Hockey Operations Doug Armstrong made the announcement on Wednesday, September 2.

Heartland Football Friday Week 1

Kentucky Derby: No spectators this year

Dexter 4-team Football Jamboree canceled

  SEMO coaches, athletes react to postponed seasons

Kansas City Chiefs discourage fans from wearing headdresses, American Indian-themed face paint

Sikeston, Cape Central Jamboree canceled

Union City High School’s season-opening football game canceled; Two Lake County player’s tests positive

LC Athletic Director Mike Moore notified UC school officials Sunday afternoon that the entire LC team was quarantined.

Family: Piggott athlete who collapsed during football practice has died

A Piggott High School junior who suffered extreme heat stroke during football practice earlier this week has died.

  OVC votes to move football to spring

The Ohio Valley Conference Presidents vote to move the OVC Football season to the Spring.

MVC postpones fall schedules and championships

The Conference will continue to look at options for conducting MVC competition.

MVC postpones fall schedules, championships

The decision was based on uncertainty around the ability to play full-season league schedules safely amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the lack of fall NCAA championship opportunity.

Cardinals to play against Chicago White Sox on Saturday

The Cardinals will return to the field on Saturday to play the Chicago White Sox.

  Birx says college football players can get back on the field if they’re ‘ultra careful’

White House Coronavirus Task Force member Dr. Deborah Birx believes there is a “way forward” when it comes to college football this fall.

MSHSAA board of directors approves possible alternate schedules

The board met virtually on Thursday morning, August 13.

MLS announces St. Louis club name will be ‘St. Louis City SC'

Major League Soccer announced the name would be St. Louis City SC.

Smaller crowd, tighter rules await spectators at Kentucky Derby 146

Churchill Downs confirmed Wednesday there will be spectators in the stands for the 146th Kentucky Derby next month.

  Canceled sporting events affect Heartland business

Sports fans miss watching sports in person.

  City of Cape Girardeau seeking land for new sportsplex

The city hopes this project will be underway in early 2022.

  Cardinals, Tigers doubleheader on Thurs. postponed

A doubleheader scheduled for Thursday, August 13 against the Detroit Tigers has been postponed.

G-MAC postpones high-risk fall sports to spring

The Great Midwest Athletic Conference Presidents’ Council decided Monday to postpone fall competitions in football, soccer, and volleyball to the spring season.

Missouri Valley pushes football back to the spring

Missouri State is scheduled to open the season against the Oklahoma Sooners.

  Redhawks temporarily suspends football practice

SEMO President Dr. Carlos Vargas, Director of Athletics Brady Barke and Head Coach Tom Matukewicz made the decision on Thursday.

Cardinals announce regular season schedule following postponements due to COVID-19

The Cardinals announced an update to the regular season schedule following the postponement of recent games due to COVID-19.

NCAA Board of Governors sets requirements for fall sports

The Board based its requirements on guidance from the NCAA’s COVID-19 Advisory Panel.

4 UofL sports teams pause workouts after 29 COVID-19 diagnoses

An off campus party led to nearly 30 athletes testing positive at the University of Louisville.

  Charleston Squirrels manager defies the odds

Izaac Pursley was born with dwarfism. Pursley battled complications of that diagnosis his whole life.

5 Southeast Mo. State head coaches awarded contract extensions

Five Southeast Missouri State University head coaches were awarded contract extensions.

Union City High School fall sports season begins

The UCHS golf teams will be the first athletes to play with scheduled matches on Tuesday against South Fulton at the Fulton Country Club.

  Yadi, DeJong, other Cardinals players who tested positive for COVID-19 named

The St. Louis Cardinals catcher said he tested positive even after following the prevention recommendations.

  Reports: Cardinals series against Tigers postponed, Field of Dreams game canceled

The Cardinals and White Sox game at Field of Dreams was reportedly canceled.

  MSHSSA working with schools in areas of Mo. that require online learning, no sports in fall

The staff will discuss with the Board of Directors any possible changes to the start of fall activities.

Virus rocks MLB: Cards-Brewers off; 2 St. Louis positives

The coronavirus forced another change in Major League Baseball’s schedule, bringing the league’s total to eight teams affected in the first nine days of the season.

Cardinals, Brewers game postponed; 2 Cardinals players test positive for COVID-19

According to a release from Major League Baseball, Friday’s game was rescheduled as part of a traditional double-header on Sunday, August 2 at 1:10 p.m.

Marion, Ill. high school football activities suspended due to COVID-19 case

The Marion High School football activities were suspended due to a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the program.

KHSAA decides to move forward with fall sports

In a Zoom meeting on Tuesday, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control approved a plan to leave fall sports in the fall.

  IHSA moves football, boy’s soccer, girl’s volleyball to spring semester

The IHSA Board has modified their 2020-2021 calendar to allow contact sports, such as football, soccer, and volleyball, a shortened season in the spring semester.

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes now part owner of Kansas City Royals

Sherman said Mahomes spent a lot of time in clubhouses as a kid, as his dad, Pat, pitched 11 seasons in Major League Baseball.

KHSAA Board approves new schedules for fall sports

The KHSAA Board approved start dates for fall sports during their Tuesday meeting.

Memphis Grizzlies Ja Morant buys mom a car

Ja Morant came through with a near double-double for the Grizz against the Rockets in their second scrimmage Sunday, but he scored a 100 with his mother back in Memphis.

Report: NFL players banned from indoor night clubs during 2020 season

NFL players report to training camp July 28

  Cheering with masks as Mo. high school sports season begins

Senior Cheerleader Mary Catherine Young said she tries to not let a mask affect her performance.

  Cardinals beat the Pirates on Opening Day at Busch Stadium

The game starts at 7:15 p.m. at Busch Stadium.

UT Martin alum makes Chicago Cubs Opening Day roster

Chicago Cubs manager David Ross announced on Wednesday that Alec Mills, a Clarksville, Tenn. native, earned a spot on the team’s starting rotation.

UK faculty group asks university to rename Rupp Arena

A University of Kentucky faculty group wrote a letter to UK President Dr. Eli Capilouto asking him to consider its 10-point plan to make “an immediate impact on racial equality” at the university.

OVC announces changes to fall schedules of Olympic sports

This decision does not include football at this time due to existing contractual matters.

Cardinals win 6-3 in last practice game before regular season start on Friday

The Cardinals won their last practice game on Wednesday, July 22 before the start of the regular season.

2020 All-OVC football team announced

The All-OVC football team was announced on Monday, July 20.

MLS debut in St. Louis pushed back to 2023 due to pandemic

MLS Commissioner Don Garber made the announcement on Friday, July 17.

Salukis searching for new opponent

For playing the game in Madison, SIU was set to receive $500,000.

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

  Young Jackson golfer wins tournaments after undergoing heart transplant

Eleven-year old golfer Jimmy Williams continues to beat the odds and win championships after undergoing a heart transplant in December.

Student athletes return to SEMO campus

The Redhawk football team will be the first back on campus on July 5, and other student athletes will voluntarily return over throughout the summer.

SEMO vs. Dayton season-opening football game canceled

Southeast Missouri State University and Dayton announced on Monday their season-opening football game has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Report: Patriots fined, lose draft pick for videotaping Bengals

The punishment handed down to the Patriots includes fines and the loss of a 2021 draft pick.

PGA Tour adjusts protocols as result of positive coronavirus tests

PGA Tour commissioner gives update on schedule after positive coronavirus tests.

  Southern Illinois Miners suspend 2020 season

The Southern Illinois Miners announced it suspended the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

If dad’s wish for Father’s Day involves a golf course, you’re in luck!

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

Memphis Grizzlies rookie player and former Murray State University basketball star Ja Morant is asking for removal of a Confederate statue currently located in downtown Murray.

  Crab Orchard Golf Club in southern Ill. up for sale

Crab Orchard Golf Club in Carterville is looking for buyers.

Baseball returns to the Heartland

Many summer leagues across Missouri began their season on June 1.

  Cape Catfish 2020 season canceled

Cape Catfish 2020 season was canceled on May 29 due to uncertainty of COVID-19.

Aquatics team using Cape Splash to train

The wave pool will be opening as well for the team to practice.

Fighting Squirrels hold first practice this season

The team spread out while still being able to get in batting practice and normal drills.

SoutheastHEALTH names new director of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Jason Emmenderfer, PT, MBA, CSCS, was appointed to the position.