Sikeston Missouri Sports
Sikeston, Missouri - Gregg knows how to bring out the best in his athletes, and he's one of Missouri State's most successful coaches.
He has brought some of the best talent Southeastern Missouri has ever had, including two OVC Pitcher's Year, and has given us exciting and entertaining seasons on and off the court over several years. He was also the pitching coach of the Warriors, who recorded 95 wins in two seasons. Even better, DeWitt was made a utility player and valuable commodity by Dodgers coaches Mariano Duncan and Larry Bowa.
As a result, DeWitt was named to the Class 3 All-State team named by The Associated Press and the Missouri High School Athletic Association. In 2017 he made it to the district grade and qualified for the district grade and for the national selection for two players. Thirteen players were named Missouri State Player of the Year for the 2016-17 school year, and thirteen players were selected in Missouri Class 4A, Class 5A and Class 6A.
The Chaffee-Sikeston debating team reached the county championship with Cape Girardeau, but Sik Charleston emerged victorious from overtime. The Bulldogs defeated Cape Central in a three-way battle for third place in their district and ended the season with a playoff semifinal loss to the Jefferson City Helias 37-8. At the National Forensic League tournament in Cape Girardeaux, Missouri, in March, Sikestone's representative came fifth in the debate, tying with Jennings (Missouri) for fourth place in the debate.
Tuesday night's win improved Sikeston to 17-0 this season and 4-4 in the SEMO Conference. It was the first unbeaten season in school history as the Bulldogs finished with a 30-0 record. The team also broke several other school records, eclipsing last year's record and breaking the national record by losing 28-21 to Warrenton.
In his final three years in high school, Sikeston's standard - the Democratic newspaper called him the school's all-time leader - was for passing, passing touchdowns and total offense. The coach celebrated his 400th birthday on September 1, 2012 in his first season as head coach of the Bulldogs.
In 1982, the team qualified for the playoffs for the second time in three seasons, but lost 3-0 to Parkway South in the first round. Grade 4 State Final Four, promotion to the showdown tournament and loss to St. Francis Borgia High School. The boys "tennis team had a perfect season and won the district team championship with a record of 6: 1 and 2: 2.
The two-storey public school building was built in the early 1980s on the site of the former St. Francis Borgia High School. In 1983, the team played for the first time in the new school with a seating capacity of over 3000 people. It was completed in 1984, the same year as the school's first football game, a 3-1 loss to the University of Missouri - Kansas City.
The home fans will sit on the east side of the stand next to the scorers "tables for basketball and wrestling. The website of St. Francis Borgia High School provides more information about the school, football and basketball teams. All basketball games and other events will be streamed live via this link. For the games you want to attend, click "Go to SIKESTON Mizzou Sports Center" in the upper right corner of this page.
The SIKESTON Mizzou Sports Center is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for football, basketball, wrestling, baseball and softball.
In 1983, the wrestling team won the title and five wrestlers qualified for the national tournament and finished 8th as a team. The cheerleader team competes against the University of Missouri-St. Louis and Missouri State University in the Mizzou Classic, left. Former Missouri High School football player and current Missouri football coach Bill O'Brien is believed to be headlining the class.
The defense allowed no offensive line inside the 15-yard line all season, and Sikeston remained unbeaten, outshooting his opponents 178-0.
In 2009, the Sikeston High School Bulldogs won their third consecutive title, breaking the school's season record of 388 points set in 1960, which was an individual mark at the time, and ending their second unbeaten season in school history. The Bulldogs finished the season with a 6-0-1 record, their first school unbeaten since the 1954-55 season. In 2009, the team finished 46-0-3 and had the second-best record in Missouri State, beating opponents 2,604-578.
1975 - 1978 the girls' tennis team won four consecutive county championships, 1976 and 1978 an unbeaten season and became national champion in 1975 and 1977.
The Sikeston Bulldogs won the 1976 national relay championship and the 4x200-meter relay won the Class 3 meeting. The boys' track team won their first ever title in 1975, while the girls' track team set a record with the 1,600-meter relay.