• USA Team marathon runner Josphat Boit Skyped with the Poplar Bluff High School Cross Country team on Thursday, Oct. 22, by way of Mammoth Lakes, Calif., where he is training at 8,000-feet elevation for the 2016 Summer Olympics. Mules Cross Country Head Coach Beth Lewis-Muse, who was teammates with Boit at Central Methodist University in Fayette, arranged for the video call to take place prior to the Cross Country District Championship over the weekend. Boit answered student questions about his training regimen, recovery, nutrition and psychology. The Kenyan athlete played soccer in high school, he revealed, and only decided to take up running in order to land a scholarship to attend college in the United States. He has eight

    Oct 28,
  • It takes a village....A Baseball Village. UPDATE:The Mules defeated #1 ranked Notre Dame for the SEMO Conference Title. Congratulations to Steve Edwards and all of the Mules players and staff. It is a great thing to like your job. It is a far better thing to be passionate about your job. That’s how Steven Edwards feels about his new position as Head Baseball Coach for the Poplar Bluff Mules. “This has been a dream come true for me,” smiled Edwards. “I left a head coaching position in Trumann, Arkansas to come home. Now I feel I truly am home where I belong.” Edwards grew up in Poplar Bluff, and he well remembers the bus rides on baseball game days. “I

    May 06,
  • UPDATE: The state-ranked Bears move to 15-0 after a 7-4 win over Neelyville Tigers and secure the OFC Title unless a make-up game is scheduled with East Carter. It was not hard to notice a man with a blue VC baseball cap holding a radar gun at the games. The Greenville pitchers and team was being scouted during the game by Valle Catholic. Trey McDaniel pitched 6 innings, striking out 10 batters, 6 hits and 4 walks on 3 earned runs. Blakeney Kearbey (who had pitched 7 innings in Monday's game versus Clearwater) came in as the closer in the last inning facing only 3 batters with a strikeout and two ground outs. According to the radar gun, Kearbey's fastball

    Apr 29,
  • The mid-April Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association rankings were released today (4/19) and Greenville Bears moved up two spots to the #2 rank in Class 2 baseball. Many will claim “rankings don’t mean anything” but those that do are usually not on the list. Rankings do mean something; rankings come with school pride and team excitement and a target on the back of your jersey. Everyone knows that state ranking gives your opponents even more reason to bring their “A Game.” [read more of this story] [read about Bear's players and team success] Class 2 State Ranking Valle Catholic Greenville Linn East Carter Sturgeon Plato Cooter Bernie Scotland County Crane [See all State Rankings]

    Apr 19,
  • JANUARY The Mules Booster Club named Cassidy Harris and Steven Haley of Poplar Bluff High School the January Athletes of the Month during a special presentation on Tuesday, March 24, in the Student Center. Haley, a state qualifier, ended his junior wrestling season with a 49-5 record. He was named the SEMO Conference champion. Harris, a senior, earned 444 seasonal points in swimming, setting dozens of school, meet, all conference and all state records.   FEBRUARY The Mules Booster Club named Morgan McAtee and Chris Stocks of Poplar Bluff High School the February Athletes of the Month during a special presentation on Tuesday, March 24, in the Student Center. Stocks, a senior, finished the basketball season as the seventh

    Apr 02,

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