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A pair of JV Lady Bearcats battle for a rebound in Monday night's game with St. Clair.

JV Lady ‘Cats fall to St. Clair in conference contest

Posted on December 17, 2014 at 7:59 am

The St. Clair Lady Bulldogs Junior Varsity squad used a balanced scoring attack Monday night to claim a 52-34 win over the Hermann Lady Bearcats. Eight Bulldogs scored on the night and four of those scored 8 points each. Hermann was led in scoring by sophomore forward Ellie Holland with 9. JV Head Coach Andy Emmons saw his club stay within 2 points by the end of the 1st quarter,

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  • St. Clair erupts late in game, blows past Hermann Lady ‘Cats

    Posted on December 16, 2014 at 2:22 pm

    Tesla Ruediger brings the basketball up the court Monday night against St. Clair.

    St. Clair erupted for 29 points in the final frame of Monday night’s Varsity contest to claim a conference victory against the Hermann Lady Bearcats 59-50. Behind the scoring of ‘Cats guard Tesla Ruediger, Hermann overcame a 3-point halftime deficit to end the 3rd quarter with a 37-30 lead. But St. Clair used a balanced scoring attack — three players hit in double figures — to outscore Hermann 29-13 in

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  • Hermann boys top Wildcats

    Posted on December 9, 2014 at 1:32 pm

    Garrett Leimkuehler brings the basketball up the floor against a Montgomery County defender.

    The Hermann Bearcats scored just four points in the final eight minutes, and dropped a 45-39 decision to Bowling Green in the semifinals of the Montgomery County Basketball Tournament last Thursday night. Hermann held a 25-16 lead at the half, before Adam Holt and Tyess Chatman caught fire and ignited the Bobcats’ comeback. They combined for 16 of Bowling Green’s 19 points in the third quarter. The score was knotted

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  • Fulton tops Hermann in Montgomery Tournament

    Posted on December 9, 2014 at 1:28 pm

    Hermann's Tesla Ruediger takes a charging foul in the game with Fulton.

    Hermann’s girls ran into a hot-shooting Fulton team in the finals of the Montgomery County Basketball Tournament last Friday night, and lost their first game of the season. Fulton’s Sloane Totta scored a game-high 30 points to power the Lady Hornets to a 57-49 win over the Lady Bearcats in the championship game. It was Fulton’s first tourney title at Montgomery County. The Lady Hornets lost to Hermann in the

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  • Results of 2014 Turkey Trot 5K Run

    Posted on December 9, 2014 at 1:02 pm

    Turkey Trot

    A pair of teenagers — one a middle schooler from Franklin County R-2 — claimed the top prizes of this year’s Turkey Trot 5K Run held Thanksgiving morning. Emmett Scheible took the top honor crossing the finish line first with a time of 20:30.16. Julia McIntyre of rural New Haven was the top female finisher, coming behind Scheible by¬† about 14 seconds at a time of 20:44.62. Crossing the line

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  • Hermann grad Winkelman a 2-sport athlete at UCM

    Posted on December 3, 2014 at 10:26 am

    Shelby Winkeman

    In her first year as a two-sport athlete at the collegiate level, Shelby Winkelmann continues to play at a high level. Four days after her University of Central Missouri volleyball team lost in the NCAA regional tournament at Duluth, Minn., she joined the Jennies basketball team and helped them erase a 21-point deficit last Monday against Quincy University. Winkelmann scored 12 points in 23 minutes in the Jennies’ 73-65 win

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  • Hermann’s Turkey Trot 5K attracts 100-plus participants

    Posted on December 3, 2014 at 9:59 am

    A crowd of about 150 turned out Thanksgiving morning for this year’s version of the Hermann Turkey Trot. The 5K run was won by Emmett Scheible of Hermann with a time of 20:30.16. A complete listing of the participants will be announced by Hermann Area District Hospital, the sponsor of the Turkey Trot, for the next edition of the Advertiser-Courier.

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  • Pacific Indians picked as favorite in Four Rivers Conference

    Posted on December 2, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    Basketball shootout

    The Four Rivers Conference boys basketball coaches have picked Pacific to win the league championship this season. The coaches gave Pacific the unanimous top spot in the preseason poll released recently, while Sullivan was selected second with Hermann and St. James tied for third place. Union was picked fifth with St. Clair sixth, and New Haven and Owensville tied for seventh. Pacific, coached by John VanLeer, returns two starters from

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  • Hermann Varsity girls defeat New Haven in Montgomery tourney

    Posted on December 2, 2014 at 1:11 pm

    Hermann's Tesla Ruediger drives the ball to the basket against New Haven defender Erin Scheer.

    Third-seeded Hermann opened defense of its Montgomery County Basketball Tournament championship on Monday night with a 38-24 first-round win over New Haven at Montgomery City. The sixth-seeded Shamrocks scored the game’s first basket, but it didn’t take long for the Lady Bearcats to seize control. That came on a 3-point basket by senior guard Tesla Ruediger with 4:30 to play in the opening quarter. Hermann never trailed again after Ruediger’s

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