Area Sports

Raiders Roll Past Aggies

By Troy Treasure   North Shelby’s Justin Lunsford did not mind the wet field on offense or defense.   The junior running back ran for three touchdowns in the Raiders 52-8 home win against Norborne Hardin-Central Friday, Sept. 11.   Lunsford also returned a NH-C fumble for another TD.   NS (3-0) rushed for 407…

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Raiders pull away from Northwest-Sacred Heart

By Troy Treasure HUGHESVILLE – Northwest-Sacred Heart head coach Caleb Crooker had a plan of attack on defense for North Shelby’s high-powered offense going into their Friday, Sept. 4 Week Two tilt. It worked … for a while. “They were submarining our offensive linemen early-on so we couldn’t get our hands on them,” Raiders head…

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North Shelby Wins Season Opener

By Troy Treasure   Pitching was the force multiplier as North Shelby and Brashear opened their 2020 softball seasons Thursday, Sept. 3.   Lady Tigers’ freshman Alexa Borgmeyer and NS sophomore Natalie Thrasher combined for 23 strikeouts in the Lady Raiders 2-0 win at North Shelby.   Pitching was so dominant; the two teams managed…

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Raiders to Play in Norm Stewart Classic

By Troy Treasure   Legendary University of Missouri basketball coach and Shelbyville native Norm Stewart made a suggestion.   As a result, the North Shelby boys’ team will travel to Columbia Friday, Dec. 11. The Raiders have been selected to participate in the Norm Stewart Classic at Mizzou Arena.   NS is scheduled to play…

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Raiders Victorious in Season Opener

By Troy Treasure   North Shelby’s first snap of the 2020 football season resulted in a lost fumble. Turnover margin is considered by some a telling statistic in the sport.   The Raiders were quickly minus-1.   North Shelby’s next snap, from its own 1 yard line, went for a touchdown. Quarterback Cale Stoneburner’s 79-yard…

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Media All-District Basketball Team

  The 2020 Media All-District Basketball teams were selected.   North Shelby senior Dayton Mettes made the Class 1 Boys Second Team.    North Shelby freshman Caroline Linberger made the Class 1 Girls Second Team.   South Shelby junior Cole Mitchell made the Class 2 Boys Second Team. 

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The Seasons That Were Not To Be

By Troy Treasure The Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) reacted quickly to Governor Parson’s order April 9 that public, parochial and private classrooms would remain closed through the end of the current academic year. Shortly after the governor’s declaration MSHSAA cancelled spring post-season events, including athletics. “This decision is very difficult for all…

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Raiders Prepare for 2020 Baseball Season

Editor’s Note: This story appeared in the print edition of the Shelby County Herald prior to the school district’s decision to suspend classes and activities beginning on Thursday, March 19. By Troy Treasure   North Shelby begins its slated 15-game regular-season baseball schedule Monday, March 23 hosting Canton at 5 p.m.   The Raiders have…

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Raiders Dominate in First-round of Districts

By Marlana Smith   NS (No. 4 seed) took down Brashear (No. 5) in the first round of the Class I District 11 Tournament at La Plata on Tuesday, February 25. The Raiders had a quick start as they tallied 21 points in the first period. NS led 21-15. Brendyn McDaniel and Robert Uhlmeyer each…

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Lady Raiders Win First-Round in Districts

By Marlana Smith   North Shelby (No. 2 seed) played Novinger (No. 7) in the first-round of the Class I District 11 Tournament at La Plata on Monday, February 24. The Lady Raiders won 71-30. Ceairra Kirby, Natalie Thrasher and Linberger each tallied 14 points. Ava Williams scored 11. Novinger was the first to score,…

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