Sedalia Democrat- RSS Feed Thu, 18 Dec 2014 03:30:52 EST 1800 Tiger defense steps up Brennan Scanlon wanted to raise the level of play on defense when he took over the Smith-Cotton boys basketball team. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:07:06 EST UCM’s Taylor named All-American Central Missouri senior running back LaVance Taylor has been named to the Daktronics All-America second-team.The All-America honor comes after Taylor was already named first-team all-region and first-team all-conference. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:11:04 EST Yeager Cycle’s drive to fight breast cancer Yeager's Cycle Sale Inc. is hoping to “outlaw breast cancer” through their 2015 Outlaw Giveaway. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:14:12 EST Learning about Hanukkah Ashley Sleeper, a first grade teacher at Parkview Elementary School, began teaching her class about Hanukkah Wednesday morning. Mrs. Sleeper along with other first grade teachers at Parkview, Mrs. Klein, Mrs. Hoffa and Miss Cunningham, have been... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:10:16 EST CHS carolers bring cheer Clients from the Center for Human Services Roger Garlich Activity Center arrive at the Pettis County Courthouse to sing Christmas carols for Pettis County Public Administrator Charli Ackerman and her staff Wednesday afternoon. Standing from left are... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:10:10 EST Bluebirds fall at Versailles The Cole Camp boys basketball team fell at Versailles 66-48 on Tuesday.Trey Woods and Michael Allen each scored 22 points for Versailles with Hunter Edgar adding 11. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:02:09 EST S-C girls beat Clinton in OT CLINTON — Kirby Lewellyn hit a 3-pointer to tie the game with 17 seconds left in regulation Tuesday, then buried another to start overtime as the Smith-Cotton Lady Tigers held on for a 55-54 road win against Clinton. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:41:08 EST La Monte boys fall to Leeton La Monte fell to a tough Leeton team at home on Tuesday 70-33.Tristan Hackworth scored 12 points to lead the Vikings. Juan Barajas added seven. Joe Arnett led La Monte with six rebounds. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:27:03 EST Panthers score inside and out KNOB NOSTER — Lucas Rincker shot the long ball and Garnett Williams drove to the bucket, scoring 17 and 19, respectively, as the Knob Noster Panthers got a 62-51 win against conference foe Richmond on Tuesday. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:17:07 EST Wendsday Thompson wins three events as S-C swimmers cruise The Smith-Cotton swimming and diving team was 4-0 on Tuesday, beating Lincoln College Prep 201-33, Grandview 163-114, East 210-8 and Central Academy Excellence 210-4. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:11:09 EST Tipton runs past Smithton Tipton beat Smithton 77-11 in kaysinger Conference girls basketball on Tuesday.The Cardinals led 47-5 at halftime.Ashton Pace led Tipton with 20 points. Destiny Dowell added 19. Angela Petree and Alyson Brant each scored 10. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:07:08 EST Johnson, Hale pace S-C boys in win Chance Johnson had 21 points before his fourth-quarter ejection, and Keoni Hale picked for his teammate and finished with 20 points as Smith-Cotton defeated Clinton, 78-61, in a West Central Conference showdown. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:04:07 EST 11 Gremlins score in win over Concordia The Sacred Heart boys basketball team opened the game with a 22 point barrage and kept going from there, beating Concordia 86-37 on Tuesday. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:49:07 EST PCAD approves ‘15 budget Some changes are coming for the young Pettis County Ambulance District in the new year, including moving into its new Education Building, updating dispatch services, and beginning the planning stages of a new headquarters. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:28:11 EST Sacred Heart girls hold off Concordia The Sacred Heart girls basketball team beat Concordia 54-45 on Tuesday. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:02:05 EST Dec. 17 Police Reports This list is a sampling of crime in Sedalia and the surrounding area. Information is taken from official police reports, which do not necessarily contain statements from all parties involved in each case. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:24:05 EST Democrat welcomes three new employees The Democrat welcomed a new reporter and two new members of the advertising department in the last month. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:12:07 EST Snowflakes and Sugar Plums Madysen Seelen, 6, left, Isabella Brownfield, 7, and Morgan Wither, 7, practice dancing as Snow Fairies Tuesday evening at Center Stage Academy before a short presentation from an excerpt of “The Nutcracker” ballet. Students ages 5 through... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:08:05 EST Stevenson running for another term Dear Editor:Why have I elected to run again: Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:56:08 EST S-C student picked for all-state jazz band Smith-Cotton High School junior Patrick Brockenborough was named first chair Honorable Mention All-State Jazz Drum Set on Saturday at the Missouri All-State Band auditions at Hickman High School in Columbia. Several other students had strong showings... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:40:08 EST