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Southern Boone puts end to Lady Bearcats’ District Tourney hopes

Posted on March 3, 2015 at 12:07 pm

Senior guard Tesla Ruediger did what a senior playmaker is supposed to do: Step up big when it really counts. Unfortunately, her step wasn’t quite big enough. Southern Boone County ended the Lady Bearcats’ hopes of a District Tournament by taking Wednesday night’s semi-final contest 43-40. Ruediger led all scorers on the night with 20 points. At times, it seemed she was the only one able to put the ball

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  • Lady ‘Cats notch District win over North Callaway

    Posted on February 24, 2015 at 2:48 pm

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    With a pair of freshmen leading the charge, the Hermann Lady Bearcats roared into tonight’s semi-final District Tournament game at South Callaway County with a Monday night win over North Callaway County. Head Coach Todd Anderson’s club claimed their first-round match by a score of 54-44. Guards Tess Schannuth and Brooke Grosse led the team in scoring with 13 each. Grosse’s point total included four of Hermann’s five 3-pointers in

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  • Hermann boys, girls turn back New Haven Shamrocks

    Posted on February 18, 2015 at 7:59 am


    The Varsity Bearcats and Lady Bearcats returned to the win column Tuesday night as they turned back a Four Rivers Conference challenge by New Haven. Behind Mat Hugs’ 15 points, the Bearcats defeated the Shamrocks 47-41 while Emily Engemann and Tess Schannuth each posted 11 points in the Varsity Lady  ‘Cats 48-33 win. In Junior Varsity action, Head Coach Andy Emmons’ Lady Bearcats fell to New Haven 39-18 but the

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  • Heidger’s 4th-quarter showing impressive but a bit late

    Posted on February 17, 2015 at 2:40 pm

    Hermann Bearcats M.J. Heidger

    Hermann’s M.J. Heidger put on a show in the final frame of Friday night’s JV contest at St. James, scoring 17 of his game-high 19 points. He made four 3-pointers in that quarter and connected on 3-of-4 free throws. Too bad he didn’t connect on his last one. The Bearcats lost the Four Rivers Conference matchup 55-54. Joining Heidger in double figures on the night were Kody Hackmann with 13

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  • Union crushes Hermann Bearcats 91-58 Tuesday in league action

    Posted on February 11, 2015 at 8:32 am

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    The Union Wildcats Varsity club flirted with the century mark Tuesday night in handing the Hermann Bearcats a drubbing they’ll not soon forget. With 13 of its 14 players collecting points, the home team Wildcats defeated Hermann 91-58 in the Four Rivers Conference matchup. In the JV contest, the Wildcats came out on top 73-56. Hermann’s M.J. Heidger scored 20 points — including four 3-pointers and a 4-for-4 night at

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  • Hermann ‘Cats use strong finish to claim Courtwarming victory

    Posted on February 10, 2015 at 2:22 pm

    Trey McKague goes high for a reverse layup against Owensville in Friday night's Courtwarming game.

    Bearcats sophomore guard Garrett Leimkuehler had been trying to find an opening all night, facing a stifling Owensville defense. The Hermann point guard found that crack in the Dutchmen’s defense in the final frame of Friday night’s Courtwarming Varsity contest, scoring 10 points in a 21-point 4th quarter that pushed the Bearcats past Owensville 58-53. The win pushes Hermann’s record to14-7 on the season and is the seventh win in

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  • Dutchgirls give Lady ‘Cats a good scrubbing, 77-44, in league action

    Posted on February 6, 2015 at 8:08 am

    Brooke Grosse goes in for layup against Wright City recently. Thursday night she scored 14 in the Lady 'Cats' loss to Owensville.

    The Owensville Dutchgirls Varsity team cleaned away any doubts that this year’s version is a pushover. The visitors from the southThursday night took the measure of Head Coach Todd Anderson’s Lady Bearcats 77-44. In the JV contest, Head Coach Andy Emmons’ club made it a respectable night, but still fell to the Dutchgirls, 42-35. The boys Varsity and JV Bearcats are scheduled to take on the Dutchmen tonight in the

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  • Bearcats, Lady ‘Cats find success on road Tuesday night

    Posted on February 4, 2015 at 9:27 am

    Bearcat guard Trey McKague drives around a defender in an earlier game. McKague Tuesday night led the Bearcats with 14 points in a Four Rivers Conference win over the Sullivan Eagles on the Eagles' home court.

    Hermann High School’s boys and girls teams found success on a couple roads Tuesday night — one leading to Sullivan, the other to Silex. The Lady’ Cats claimed Varsity and JV victories over the Silex Owls in a non-conference matchup. Hermann senior guard Tesla Ruediger sparked her team’s 53-46 win by collecting 27 points, including four 3-pointers. She also had a remarkable 9 steals on the night. Senior forward Makayley

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  • Tesla Ruediger leads Lady ‘Cats to 3rd-Place win over New Haven

    Posted on February 2, 2015 at 8:49 am

    Lady Bearcat Tesla Ruediger (2) brings the basketball up the court against New Haven defender Kayla Borcherding in the 3rd-Place game Friday night of the Hermann Tournament.

    Just another day on the basketball court. That’s what it was for Hermann senior guard Tesla Ruediger Friday night as she led the Lady Bearcats to a 53-28 win over the New Haven Shamrocks for 3rd-Place honors in the Hermann Invitational Girls Tournament. Ruediger topped the Lady ‘Cats with 15 points, coupled with 5 assists and 4 steals on the night. Junior Cameron Hackmann added 12 points in the win

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