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PRESS-NEWS JOURNAL, CANTON, MO. S[3orts/Youth News Search begins to find new PNJ photo by Dan Steinbeck Tournament The Canton Lady Tigers basketball team and coach- es pose with their newest trophy. The team won the Champs Highland Tournament in the girls division, for the third year in a row. Lady Tigers knock off teams in annual tournament, champs again Chris Heimer PNJ Assignment Writer Against the Lady In- dians, Canton jumped out to a 14-10 lead after one quarter and a 32-25 lead at halftime before outscor- ing the Lady Indians 21-8 in the third quarter to pull away for the win. Tori Niemann led the Lady Tigers with 28 points; Jessie Logsdon had 14; and Lindsey Lillard had 11. Against the Lady Pan- thers the Lady Tigers fell behind 2-0, the only time they trailed in the game. They responded and took a 17-8 lead after one quarter of play and turned that into a 15-point half time lead, The Canton Lady Ti- gers won the Highland Tournament for the third straight year Saturday, Jan- uary 10. After a first round win over tourney-host High- land, Canton used a 71-43 win over the Clark County Lady Indians and a 55-41 win over the Palmyra Lady Panthers to improve their record to 7'1 on the sea- son. The Lady Tigers are ranked fourth in the MSH- SAA Class 2 poll, Lady Highland Cougars earn consolation place Chris Heimer PNJ Assignment Writer ful," Coach Dance said. Murfin led the Lady Cou- gars with 10 points. The Lady Cougars re- turn to action on tonight (Thursday January 15) when they travel to Canton to play the Lady Tigers at 6:00 p.m. A nine year old wins the paydirt game Alex Nickel, age 9, of Canton, is the winner of this week's paydirt. Nickel guessed all four games cor- rectly. Of the 56 entries, twelve people missed one game, 17 missed two games, 22 missed three, games, and four people missed four games. Nickel wins the weekly prize of $25. The deadline to enter each week is Friday at 5:00 p.m. and can be dropped off at either sponsor or faxed to 573-288-0000. Anyone who wins B00WLING... Pin Up League 1-08 OldeHome 590 532 573 Lair's 592 575 563 P. Lippincott 186, 481 Hist. Soc. 518 579 606 Sunshine 556 606 556 C. Barker, B. Jones 157 B. Jones 447 HighRollers514 540 581 Shottenkirks 564 574 558 B. Dudley 145,418 Friday Nite Mixed 1-09 Just4Fun 710 744 706 33-18. They built as much as a 21 point lead in the second half before cruising to the victory. Kristyn Caldwell led the Lady Tigers with 17 points, while Logsdon had 15 and Niemann had 12. The Lady Tigers are home tonight (Thursday January 15) and host the Highland Lady Cougars in the annual Lewis County Bragging Rights Game at 6 p.m. PNJ photo by Dan Steinbeck STOPS IN HER TRACKS - Canton's Jessie Logs- don halts her motion to set up a shot against Palmyra Saturday in the Highland tournament. Touchdown a second time in the season also receives a five dollar bonus. Individuals or individual members of families may play, provided a separate form is included for each entrant and no purchase is required. Forms are avail- able at both sponsors and printed weekly in the Press- News Journal. Renegades 805 738 747 M. Tarpein 205,561 1Up 800 713 679 Gutter Punkz 721 712 .8.3 J. Savioia 193, 518 3 Chicks 904 821 772 Savage 785 799 791 M. Hackemack 211 B. McCarty 587 Black Blue 756 796 840 Wild B's 812 854 802 E. Bracey 225 C. Davis 574 Bombers 682 719 744 Great River 813 872 859 J. Logsdon 230, 674 You do have a choice. Alisha Rees, MPT The Highland Lady Cougars improved their re- cord to 3-7 and took conso- lation in their tournament last week. The Lady Cougars won third after a 64-50 loss to the Clark County Lady In- dians and a 39-20 victory over the Unity Lady Mus- tangs. Against the Lady In- dians the Lady Cougars started well as they lead 11- 8 after one quarter of play and were tied at 26 going into the locker room. The Lady Indians out- scored the Lady Cougars 22-14 in the third quarter and grabbed a 48-40 lead going into the fourth quar- ter that they wouldn't relin- quish. Jessica Muffin led the Lady Cougars with 18 points. Against the Lady Mus- tangs the Lady Cougars used a strong defensive performance to grab a 17- 12 lead going into the lock- er room. The Lady Cougars put the game away in the third quarter as they only al- lowed the Lady Mustangs one point and took a 25-13 lead into the fourth quar- ter and pulled away for the victory. "We came out and played well defensively to- night and were able to mix it up defensively, and that is something we have to be able to do, to be success- C-SC Athletic Director; interim plan in place Culver-Stockton Col- lege has launched its na- tionwide search to name a new athletic director. Rod Walton, who held the post for more than five years, announced in November 2008 that he was return- ing full-time to his role as a faculty member in the C-SC psychology depart- ment. Melik Peter Khoury, vice president for Enroll- ment Management and College Marketing, which is the new organizational home for the college's ath- letic department, said that replacing Walton will not be easy. "Rod Walton is a leg- end in trbstate region ath- letics. He is well-respected both as a coach and as an athletic director," Khoury said. "My goal is to find someone who can come here and continue Rod's emphasis on recruiting and keeping quality athletes who compete well in their sport but who also excel in the classroom." Khoury also an- nounced that he has named C-SC football coach Chris- tian Guenther as the chief athletic officer (interim athletic director) to run the day-to-day operations of the department during the search process. "Coach Guenther has been an important part of the C-SC athletics teams for eight seasons, first as an assistant coach and then as head coach. He is well- versed in our athletic phi- losophy and committed to our mission as a college," Khoury said, "He is one of our top recruiting coach- es and well-respected by coaches, athletes, faculty and staff. We are tapping into Christian's superb ath- letic administrative skills. His work over the next few months as chief athletic officer/interim AD will be crucial to keeping all of our athletic programs on tar- get and ensuring a smooth transition for the incoming AD." Khoury, who has been vice president of the C-SC Enrollment Management Division since summer 2006, knows personally the importance of a collegiate athletic director. Born and raised in Africa, Khoury played soccer internation- ally and has successfully coached men's and wom- en's soccer at the NAIA level. "The athletic director is not only the leader of a successful athletics depart- ment, he or she is the heart of the department as well," Khoury said. "The athletic CHRISTIAN GUENTHER director's commitment to the teams, the players, and the coaches is essential to any program's success." Guenther noted that merging athletics into the Enrollment Management division is a logical orga- nizational structure for col- leges. "In an average year, at least 40 percent of our student body is student athletes, which means that coaches are primary recruiters for the college and that strong athletics is extremely important to sta- bilizing student retention," Guenther said. "Although the two areas have worked closely together over the past few years, being part of the same division will make our partnership run more smoothly for students and more effectively for the college." Khoury said he expects to name the permanent C-SC athletic director by summer. Remember to support your hometown merchants - not only during the holidays but anytime when shopping. Touchdown Paydirt 20(  ,_-, RULES FOR rrr,r-,p.......,,,...._ = ame_" Game is open to people ages8 or over the week of a particular . Contestants pick a winner in each game. 3. Deadline for entries is Fri. at 5 p.m. at Ayerco in Canton or the Press-News Journal. " 4. In case of tie, tiebreakers will be used. If further tie-breaker is needed, winner will be selected by coin flip. 5. One entry per person per week. 6. One weekly cash prize of $25 during the NFL season is given to 1 winner. 7. No purchase necessary. -] Baltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers 00l00pionsh0000 -] Philadelphia Eagles vs. Arizona Cardinals Tie Breaker ~ GUESS TOTAL POINTS (Closest number over or under actual points in breaker is winner) Baltimore vs. Pittsburgh Philadelphia vs. Arizona NAME ADDRESS AGE CITY/STATE PHONE (Double check your form. Incomplete forms will not count. Return form by deadline to Ayerco in Canton or the Press-News Journal or fax to 573-288-0000. Mars King Size Candy Bars 2 fcr $2.50 Nature Valley Granola Bars .49 Chex Mix 3.75 oz bag $1.39 Gatorade 20 oz. All Flavors 401 North 4th Street Canton, Mo. Phone 573-288-3062 I .I 1 i -I I - ':Jr ,) .1 b i i + e 4