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PRESS-NEWS JOURNAL, CANTON, MO. Cougars struggling in games Yo u th News Chris Heimer PNJ Assignment Writer The Highland Cougars continue to lack consisten- cy on both ends of the floor as they dropped two out of three games at the High- land Toumament. Their record fell to 4-9 on the season. In the opening round game, the Cougars came out strong against the Scot- land County Tigers as they only allowed eight first half points to take a 26-8 lead into the locker room. They came out in the third quarter and gave up nine points followed by 11 in the fourth quarter to cruise to a 50-28 win. Kyle Ellison led the way with 19 points. In second round action against the Palmyra Pan- thers, the Cougars got off to a slow start and trailed 10-6 after one quarter. The Panthers added to their lead by going on an 8-3 run to start the sec- ond quarter and later in the quarter, an 8-0 run to grab a 29-17 lead going into the locker room. The Panthers put the game away in the third quarter outscoring the Cou- gars 22-10 and turned a 12- point halftime lead into a 24-point lead going into the fourth quarters as the PNJ phot o b) lennifer Pegler DRIVING FOR THE SCORE Dallas Job at right, gets ready to charge to the basket to score for the High- land Cougard. Helping him guard an oppoent from Palmyra is Tyree Clay. Cougars fell 70-43. Ellison and Paul Power led the way with 10 points each. In the third place game against the Clark County Indians, the Cougars got off to a good start and jumped out to a 12-4 lead, thanks to a strong defensive effort. The Indians found their stride in the second quarter, using their height advan- tage and started going in- side. Michael Brennan scored 10 of his game high 29 points in the second quarter to draw the Indians with in one at 25-24 going into the locker room. The Indians fell be- hind 39-24 to start the third quarter but used a 16-0 run spanning the end of the third quarter and the start of the fourth quarter to grab a 40-29 lead that they wouldn't relinquish. The Cougars pulled within five (40-35) but an 8-2 run by the Indians put the game out of reach as the Cougars fell 56-42. Ellison led the Cougars With 13 points. The Cougars return to action tonight (Thursday January 15) when they trav- el to Canton to take on the Tigers in the annual Lewis County Bragging Rights Game at 7:30 p.m. Wildcats hold on to win against Baker The , Culver-Stockton Phil Peugh who dtahaeitwa .helpers, respectively. Ko- College men's basketball treys, including one while vach also finished with a team used a quick second half start to help them up- end Baker University 75- 71 Saturday afternoon at Charles Field House. Trailing 38-36 at the intermission, the Wildcats "scored the first 15 ,.points of the second half and then held on as Baker made a frantic comeback. Bob Kovach ignited the start with three 3-pointers during that stretch en route to 20 points in the game. Kovach, who didn't hit a trey in the first half, had four in the second half. Also in on the fun was Week of Jan. 19 Breakfast Monday - To be an- nounced. Tuesday- Sau- sage biscuit. Wednesday - Ham and fried potatoes. Thursday - Waffles. Fri- day- Sausage gravy and biscuit. Cereal, fresh fruit, milk and juice served daily. Lunch Monday -To be an- nounced. Tuesday - Chick- en fajitas, sun chips, yogurt. Wednesday - Spaghetti, salad, ice cream cup, garlic bread. Thursday - Sloppy Jo, bun, corn, chocolate chip cookie. Friday - Pep- peroni pizza, fresh vegeta- bles, sugar cookie. Choice of peanut bht- ter and jelly or ham and cheese sandwich, salad bar, fruit and baked potato served daily. being fouled that turned into a four-point play and ended the 15-0 run. Peugh finished with a game-high 25 points and connected on two free throws with three seconds remaining that put the game out of reach. With Baker mounting a comeback, senior Brice Fantazia helped keep the visitors at arms length by scoring 17 points, includ- ing 11 in the second half. Fantazia also distribut- ed the ball well with eight assists while Peugh and Kovach had five and four Week of Jan. 19 team-high seven rebounds. Earlier in the week, the Wildcats fell to NCAA Di- vision II rival Quincy Uni- versity 63-52 at Charles Field House. Fantazia came off the bench to tallyrr7 potnts to lead the Wildcats. Peugh added 12 markers. Fanta- zia also had a game-high seven assists while Kovach grabbed nine rebounds. C-SC, now 2-12 over- all and 2-3 in the Heart of America Athletic Confer- ence, hosts two conference opponents this week at Charles Field House. The Wildcats battle Graceland University at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 15, and Evangel University at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 17. Second Place THURSDAY, JANUARY 15, 200g - PAGE 13 PNJ photo b Dan Steinbeck The Highland Cheerleaders give the Canton Tiger s their medals after winning second place in the annu- al tournament. The Tigers lost Saturday to Palmyra. Palmyra outscored Canton in final Chris Heimer PNJ Assignment Writer The Canton Tigers with a record of 5-2 claimed the boys second place at the Highland Tournament Sat- urday, Jant[ary 10. This came after a 62- 35 win over the Unity Mus- tangs, a 59-50 win over the Clark County Indians, and a 58-37 loss to the Palmyra Panthers 'in the tourna- ment. (Incidentally, both Canton losses have been at the hands of Palmyra.) Against the Mustangs, the Tigers jumped to a 16- 11 lead after one quarter and built a 34-20 lead go- ing into the locker room. The Tigers tumed their defense up in the third quar- ter as they only allowed the Muatangs four third quar- ter points and cruised to the victory. EXTRA COPIES THE PRESS- NEWS JOURNAL ARE..,... STILL AVAILABLE Breakfast Monday - To be an- nounced. Tuesday - Ce- real/oatmeal. Wednes- day- Breakfast pizza. Thursday- Muffins, oat- meal. Friday- Scrambled SATURDAY JANUARY 17 !0:00 AM eggs, ham. Fresh fruit, milk and juice served daily, Lunch Monday - To be an- nounced. Tuesday -Chick- en nuggets, cheesy pota- toes, spinach, fruit crisp. Wednesday - Juicyburger, bun, French fries, corn, peaches. Thursday - Beef stew, hot rolls, cottage cheese, pineapple. Friday - Chicken noodle soup, bo- logna and cheese, bun, car- rots, celery, apple, banana. Fresh fruit, milk and bread served daily. McAfee/Hayes Auction Service 660-727-3796 Conducted at the Knox City, MO Community Building. Selling 3 generations of antiques, col!ectibhs, pottery, glassware, stoneware, household misc. Check out our website for a complete listing. Sat., Jan. 17, 10:00 am = Sale conducted at the Knox City, MO Community Building. Large Auction of antiques, collectibles, stoneware, toys, glassware, household, misc. The Estate of Dorothy and C.L. (Huff) Huffman. Dottle Pulse, Owner, Sat., Jan. 24, 10:00 am - Located at the former Wyaconda, MO School Building, northwest corner of town. Selling tractor,, truck, ATV, lawn andgarden equipment, farm equipment and related items, house- hold, collectibles, guns. The family oflunior Webster, sellers. Sat., lan. 31, 10:00 am - Located'on Vine Street at the CARE Building, Kahoka, MO. Selling a large collection of silver and gold coins, large Coke-Cola collectibles: estate guns and related items. Sat., Feb. 21, 10:00 am - LARGE RETIREMENT LAND AND MACHINERY AUCTION. 148 acres, Clark Co., MO. With improve- ments, tractors, trucks, trailers, combine, tillage and planting equipment, hydraulic deer stand, ATV, grain cart, shop and farm related. Norman and Carol Pitford, sellers. Thur., Mar. 19 - SPRING MACHINERY AUCTION. Held at the Clark Co. Fairgrounds, Kahoka, MO. Starts at 10:00 am. Consign Early! SATURDAY FEBRUARY 21 !0:00 AM Sale conducted on site 5 miles north of Kahoka, MO on Hwy 81, then west on County Road 65, 1.5 miles. 148 ACRES M/L, CLARK COUNTY, MO. Productive tillable land, rural residence, shop and machine sheds, grain storage bins. 5 tractors, combine, trucks, hay, planting and tillage equipment, hydraulic deer stand, ATV, lawn equipment, trailers, log splitter, shop and farm related. Check out our website for complete listing and color photos. . Norman S McAfee/Hayes Auction Service 660-727-3796 McAfee/Hayes Auction Service 660-727-3796 McAfee/Hayes Auction Service 660-727-3796 Colt Carper led the Ti- gers with 16 points, Justin Ellison had a dozen, and Grant Lay had 10. Against the Clark County Indians, the Tigers held on for a nine-point victory, 59-50. Against the Panthers, in the Championship game the Tigers fell behind early 12-2 and could never catch up as they trailed 16-8 af- ter one quarter and 30-19 at half time. The Panthers used a strong defensive effort to control the Tigers as they maintained a nine-point lead going into the fourth quarter at 38-29 before the Panthers outscored them 19-8 in the fourth quarter. The Tigers got within seven on a couple of dif- ferent occasions but could never get any closer. Justin Ellison led the Tigers with 11 points. The Tigers return to action tonight (Thursday January 15) when they host the Highland Cougars in the annual Lewis County Bragging Rights Game at 7:30 p.m. Funds Raised Will Benefit The Missouri Outlaw*s Red Softball Teams Saturday, January 17 7 p.m, - Midnight Live Band 8 - !1 p,m, Caldwell's Building Hwy, 16 West WINTER DANCE Featuring "Missouri Breaks" (Tony & Susan job) Admission:   $5 per Adult kl)jJ-  $3 per Child Free Appetizers & Sod 50/50 Raffles * "' "@ If alcoholic beveragel are ded'l, bring your owa Trod services will be available SATURDAY JANUARY 24 !0:00 AM Sale located on the NW corner of Wyaconda, MO in former Wyaconda School Building. TRACTORS / TRUCK / ATV / EQUIPMENT Deutz DX110 (D) tractor, WF, w/4 post rops and canopy; AC 7000 cab tractor; AC D14 tractor with loader; 1994 Chevy 1500 pickup; 1995 Yamaha 4 wheeler; Bush hog 268 2 spindle cutter (broken spindle); Landpride 3 pt. 9' blade; IH 470 manual fold 17 1/2' disc; 3 pt. 2 prong bale spear; 3 pt. carry all. LAWN AND GARDEN / FARM RELATED Kubota 1570 40" cut riding mower; Troy Built rear tine tiller;DTR trimmer; Garden planter; Lawn and garden tools;Weed eater; Handy man jack; Magna Force 2hp air compressor; cattle panels; Craftsman 10" band saw; angle grinder; hand sanders; 5 gal. shop vac; air pig; battery charger; Dremel belt and disc sander; assorted hand and power tools; and other farm related items. HOUSEHOLD / COLLECTIBLES / GUNS White Kenmore refrigerator; white flat top electric Whirlpool range; Kenmore electric dryer and washer; 2 chest type freezers; older GE refrigerator; GE microwave; microwave cabinet; nice oak table with 6 P/B/, S/B chairs (2 captains) from the Oakwood Industries; sofa and matching chair; corner cabinet; roll top desk; 4 drawer file cabinet; 13' portable TV; salt and pepper sets; knick knacks; cow collectibles; VCR camera; TV stand; queen size bed; matching dresser and chest of drawers; Corelle dishes and other common kitchen items; canning supplies; full size bed; 2 storage cabinets; shelves; pitcher and bowl set; seasonal decorations; electric P9000XDT wheel chair; misc. sewing supplies; 3 sewing machines; also selling a few antiques to include: 2 pc. painted kitchen cabinet; Dazey #30 churn; raised depression era china hutch; Pepsi cartoon glasses; cookbooks; egg dish; assorted glassware; 3 kerosene lamps; record albums; Depression era chest of drawers and dresser with mirror; cedar chest; 22 cal. Sport King rifle; 16 gal. pump shotgun. AUCTIONEER S NOTE: Sale conducted inside unheated building although temporary heat sources will be on site. Dress Accordingly!