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Bearcat guard Trey McKague drives around a defender in an earlier game. McKague Thursday night scored 14 in a win over Montgomery County, putting the Bearcats into the Hermann Tournament's Consolation title game Saturday afternoon.

Bearcats take on New Haven for Consolation honors Saturday

Posted on January 30, 2015 at 7:59 am

With four players scoring in double figures, the Hermann Bearcats Thursday night moved into the Consolation title game of the Hermann Invitational Tournament with a 63-54 win over Montgomery County. The Bearcats will take on rival New Haven Shamrocks at 4 p.m. Saturday New Haven advanced Thursday night with a win over the Chamois Pirates. Hermann sophomore guard Trey McKague had a stellar night against Montgomery County. He scored 14,

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  • Lady Bearcats, Lady Shamrocks will play for 3rd-Place honors Friday night

    Posted on January 29, 2015 at 7:49 am

    Lady Bearcats senior guard Tesla Ruediger.

    Hermann’s Lady Bearcats Wednesday night were bumped to the 3rd-Place game by the Lady Pirates of Chamois, 50-45, in the second round of action in the Hermann Invitational Girls Tournament. That loss pits the Lady Bearcats against the New Haven Lady Shamrocks, who suffered a 30-point loss , 54-24, Wednesday night to the Owensville Dutchgirls. Hermann and New Haven will square off at 6:30 Friday night in the High School

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  • Brooke Grosse leads Lady ‘Cats in tourney win over Wright City

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:43 pm

    Brooke Grosse goes in for layup against Wright City Monday night.

    Freshman guard Brooke Grosse paced the Lady Bearcats and led all scorers Monday night in Hermann’s 57-25 win over Wright City. Grosse tallied 15 points on the night in the opening-round win in the Hermann Invitational Girls Tournament. With the absence of two schools, this year’s tournament has become a Round Robin event, rather than a standard two-sided bracket format. In the other first-night girls’ game, the Owensville Dutchgirls doubled

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  • Hermann wins trifecta against Chamois Tuesday night

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 7:58 am

    Lady Bearcats senior guard Tesla Ruediger.

    The Bearcats won two and a half games Tuesday night — a rare triple-bill event featuring both boys’ and girls’ teams on the ‘Cats’ home court. The Varsity boys defeated the Pirate 53-31 behind a balanced scoring attack that saw eight players put up points. The Varsity Lady Bearcats slipped past the Lady Pirates by a single bucket — 40-38 — with senior guard Tesla Ruediger leading the charge with

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  • Mat Hug leads Bearcats to 3rd-Place honors over New Bloomfield

    Posted on January 19, 2015 at 8:46 am

    Hermann guard Mat Hug goes up for a shot against South Callaway in a game earlier this season. Hug scored 20 Saturday night against New Bloomfield in the South Callaway Tournament.

    Junior guard Mat Hug scored 20 points — including Hermann’s only two 3-pointers in the game — in leading the Bearcats over New Bloomfield 50-45 Saturday night to claim 3rd Place in the South Callaway Boys Invitational Tournament. On the girls’ side of the South Callaway Tournament, Harrisburg edged Hermann for 3rd-Place honors 66-61, despite a 23-point night by Lady Bearcats’ senior guard Tesla Ruediger. For coverage of the Hermann

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  • Bearcats fall to Harrisburg 51-44; will play for 3rd

    Posted on January 16, 2015 at 8:27 am

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    In a mild upset, 3rd-seed Harrisburg defeated the Hermann Bearcats Thursday night 51-44, sending the 2nd-seed ‘Cats into Saturday night’s 3rd-Place contest of the South Callaway Invitational Tournament. Hermann took a 4-point lead into halftime of the semi-final game and held a 2-point advantage at the end of the 3rd quarter. But Harrisburg broke through with 20 points in the final frame, holding Hermann to 11 points to claim the

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  • Hermann’s Tesla Ruediger goes into record books in Lady ‘Cats’ loss to New Bloomfield

    Posted on January 15, 2015 at 8:16 am

    Lady Bearcats senior guard Tesla Ruediger.

    Lady Bearcats senior guard Tesla Ruediger shot her way into the record books Wednesday night by hitting six 3-point shots in Hermann’s loss to New Bloomfield in the South Callaway Invitational Tournament. The 58-50 defeat means that Head Coach Todd Anderson’s Varsity Lady Bearcats will play for 3rd-Place honors at 2 p.m. Saturday. Ruediger’s half-dozen buckets from behind the arc set a new mark, previously held by Ashley Brooks and

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  • Hug leads Bearcats past Russellville to open Callaway Tourney

    Posted on January 14, 2015 at 7:57 am

    Mat Hug goes up for a shot against last week when Hermann hosted South Callaway.

    In a score more akin to a football game than a contest on the hardwood, the Hermann Bearcats opened the South Callaway Invitational Tournament boys’ bracket Tuesday night with a 28-13 win over Russellville. Hermann drew the 2nd seed in the tournament and will face either Harrisburg (3rd) or New Haven (6th) Thursday night at 7:30. On the girls’ side of the tournament, Hermann’s Lady Bearcats (3rd seed) play their

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  • Senior Ruediger leads Lady ‘Cats to tourney win

    Posted on January 13, 2015 at 1:31 pm

    Hermann senior Tesla Ruediger at the free-throw line earlier this season. She went 8-for-10 at the line Monday night.

    It was a game with some big numbers: A lot of turnovers committed by Hermann, a lot of shots from the free-throw line and a lot of fouls posted by both teams. But despite those negative numbers, the only number that counted was on the positive side of the ledger for Head Coach Todd Anderson’s Varsity Lady Bearcats, who Monday night topped South Callaway 44-40 in opening-round action of the

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