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Mary Jane Gaines

  Mary Jane Gaines, 101, passed away on Friday, February 23, 2024 at Shelbina Villa Lifecare.   She was born July 30, 1922, in Schell City, Missouri, the daughter of Vincil Webster and Nina Frances Fuller Foreman. On October 8, 1939, she was united in marriage to Estel Francis Gaines in Shelbina, Missouri. He preceded…

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Cardinals Defeat Tigers

By Mark Requet The South Shelby Cardinals opened the Class 3, District 6 Tournament against the Mark Twain Tigers and won 70-38 on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, to advance to the semi-final game against Monroe City. Mark Twain scored the first points of the game and led 4-0, but the Cardinals responded with 21 straight…

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Cards Knock Off Monroe City in Districts

By Mark Requet The South Shelby Cardinals defeated the Monroe City Panthers 49-45 in the semi-final game of the Class 3, District 6 Tournament in Palmyra on Thursday, February 22, 2024. The Cardinals jumped out to a 5-3 lead on a three from Jaaron Durbin with 5:21 on the clock. Two free throws by Draden…

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Cardinals Finish Season with Loss in District Championship to Palmyra

By Mark Requet The South Shelby Cardinals traveled to Palmyra on Saturday, February 24, 2024, for the Class 3, District 6 Championship Game against the top seeded Palmyra Panthers. The Cardinals season ended with a 42-28 loss to the Panthers. Palmyra jumped out ahead on a quick basket by Carson Hicks, but South Shelby’s Mason…

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Lady Birds Defeat Highland in District Play

By Mark Requet The South Shelby Lady Birds defeated the Highland Lady Cougars 52-48 on Wednesday, February 21, 2024, to advance to the Class 3, District 6 Tournament championship game. Highland jumped out to an early 7-0 lead. A three by Hannah Gaines, followed by a pair of buckets from Belle Roush and Callie McWilliams…

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Raiders Season Ends to Green City

By Sadie Copenhaver The North Shelby Raiders squared off against Green City in the Class 1, District 11 semi-final game on  Thursday, February 22, 2024, and lost 66-44. Early in the game, Gabe Orr went up for a jump shot to score two points. Jade Daniel scored two and TJ Belt went 2-for-2 from the…

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Lady Raiders End Season in the District Championship Matchup

By Sadie Copenhaver The North Shelby Lady Raiders received second place in the District Championship game on Friday, February 23, 2024 to end their season. They came up short to Cairo with a final score of 69-45. The Lady Raiders ended the night with a total of 21 rebounds, eight assists, and five steals. Senior,…

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Lady Raiders Move on to Play for District Championship

By Sadie Copenhaver The Lady Raiders defeated Marion County in the second round of district play with a final score of 63-44. Hadlee Parsons led with 19 points, followed by Harper Copenhaver with 12 points, Ally Rich with 11 points, and Andi Belt with 10 points. The team had 20 rebounds, 19 assists, and 10…

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Raiders Stun Brashear with Comeback

By Mark Requet The fifth seeded North Shelby Raiders came back from a 13-point deficit in the second half to defeat fourth seeded Brashear 55-54 in the first round of the Class 1, District 11 Tournament on Tuesday, February 20, 2024. With five seconds left on the clock and Gannon Bowen at the free throw…

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Lady Raiders Roll Past Madison

By Mark Requet The North Shelby Lady Raiders advanced to the semi-final game in the Class 1, District 11 Tournament with a 70-11 win over Madison on Monday, February 19, 2024. The Lady Raiders exploded out of the gate against Madison as Harper Copenhaver scored eight of the first 10 points to build a quick…

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