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Raiders Extend Winning Streak

By Mary Schwanke The Raiders have continued their winning streak by beating the #8 ranked Orrick Bearcats on October 15. With a final score of 52-12. The Raiders are now ranked #2 in the state. “For one, Orrick knocked [North Shelby] off a couple years ago after they’d had a big win against Pattonsburg. “Two,…

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North Shelby Defeats Scotland

By Corey Stott, Memphis Democrat   CANTON- 10/14/21- It was win or go home time when the North Shelby Lady Raiders (16-7) faced the Scotland County Lady Tigers (6-15) in a Class 1 District 9 championship semi-final game last Thursday evening. It was a re-match of a game that took place just a week prior,…

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Lady Raiders Lose to Atlanta, Scotland County

Lady Raiders at. Atlanta   North Shelby lost to the Lady Hornets on Monday, October 4, 2-1.   The Lady Raiders (15-6) were first to score in the contest. They put one run on the board in the third inning.   Two runs in the bottom of the fourth inning claimed Atlanta’s win.   Whitney…

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Raiders Defeat #1 Ranked Stanberry Bulldogs in Nail Biting Victory

By Mary Schwanke   On Friday, October 8, the North Shelby Raiders faced the #1 ranked Stanberry Bulldogs, beating them in a very close battle. Both sides put up a tough fight.   North Shelby Coach David Stuckey explained how preparing for this game was relatively the same as usual.   “Honestly, we didn’t prepare…

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Raiders Beat Rival Knox County Eagles

By Mary Schwanke   The Raiders took on Knox County for Homecoming on Friday, September 24.   “It’s Knox County. It’s a rivalry all the way,” said North Shelby Coach David Stuckey. Back in 11-man days, NS and the Eagles were rivals on the football field. Knox had held the Raiders to a 10-game losing…

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Lady Raiders Place Second in Paris Tournament

Lady Raiders vs. Canton   North Shelby (No.3) took down South Shelby and Community to advance to the championship game in the Paris Tournament on Saturday, September 25.   The Lady Raiders (14-4) battled until the end, but the #1 seed Canton an early run in the bottom of the first inning giving them a…

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Raiders Round-up the Rams in Third Shut-out of the Season

By Mary Schwanke   On Friday, September 17, the Raiders faced off against the Schuyler County Rams. The Rams received the ball at the 29-yard line. You know the drill. It wasn’t long before the Raiders forced them to punt their fourth down. NS won, 58-0.   Not three minutes into the first quarter, Cale…

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Lady Raiders Win Tournament for Second Consecutive Year

  For the second consecutive year, the Lady Raiders won their own tournament Saturday, September 18.   Earlier in the day, NS took down Bevier, 13-1 and later collected the win against Mark Twain 10-0.   In the championship game, North Shelby (9-3) didn’t hold back as they got a 12-0 victory over Van-Far.  …

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Raiders Blow the Aggies Out of Water

By Mary Schwanke   North Shelby traveled over two hours to play the Norborne-Hardin Central Aggies on Friday, September 10. The Raiders demolished their opponents, finishing the game early at halftime, 64-0.   North Shelby’s defense started the game strong, forcing the Aggies to turnover on downs. Soon after, Justin Lunsford ran for a 30-yard…

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NS Defeats Paris, Loses to Canton

Lady Raiders vs. Paris   Whitney Snow’s no-hitter against Paris was key for North Shelby’s 14-0 victory Tuesday, September 7.   Snow struck out 11 and walked one.   Neither team had hits in the first inning.   One run was made in the second inning. NS added to their lead in the third with…

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