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GHS Football: Low Numbers But High Potential

Desire to succeed

Gallatin may be fielding its smallest football squad in many years, only 23 players, but that hasn’t dampened the enthusiasm of those who chose to make the commitment since the end of last season.

Last spring’s graduation left gaping holes on both sides of the ball. Adding to that is a lack of depth and overall numbers.

“I think they understand that they need to step up

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Area Youth Benefit Dinner, Auction, Golf Tournament

Aug. 29 & 31

The 23rd Annual Farmers’ Electric Cooperative Area Youth Benefit Fund (AYBF) dinner/auction and golf tournament events are quickly approaching. The dinner & auction will be at the Chillicothe Elks Lodge on Saturday, Aug. 29. A reception will begin that evening at 5 p.m. with dinner to follow at 6 p.m. A silent auction will be held throughout the reception and the dinner. Just after 7 that

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Reserve Grand Champion Market Barrow Announced

The Reserve Grand Champion Market Barrow honor went to Kaycee Vandiver of McFall. She is the daughter of Jerad and Vicki Vandiver and is member of the Michelville 4-H Club. Kaycee’s Crossbred barrow weighed 275 pounds.

On Aug. 22, Kaycee will sell the barrow in one of 12 lots offered in the Missouri State Fair Sale of Champions. Proceeds from the annual sale benefit both the winning exhibitors and the

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Gallatin Jamboree Here and Gone

Gallatin football athletes got their first taste of action against opposition last Friday night during a three-team jamboree held at GHS. The Bulldogs were able to use the experience in order to work on timing, blocking and tackling, and pass coverage.

Gallatin will host North Platte this Friday at 7 p.m. in the 2015 season opener. The Bulldogs were 35-3 winners over the Panthers a season ago.

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Three Attend Annual Cardinal Camp

Cardinal Camp was held June 15-18 with Coach Larry Holley, Camp Director and Head Men’s Basketball Coach, at William Jewell College.

Area students attending are pictured from left to right, front row, Coach Holley; second row, Brett Hemry, Reid Hemry and Kortney Estes.

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HMC Foundation to Host ‘Golf Skills Challenge’

The Hedrick Medical Center Foundation will host a Golf Skills Fundraiser on Friday, Sept. 25, at Green Hills Golf Course. Woody’s Automotive Group is the presenting sponsor for this new fall afternoon event. Participants can sign up in a team of three, or as an individual and be placed on a team.

This is not a traditional golf tournament – it is a skills challenge that welcomes golfers of all

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4-H Archery Range Drawing to a Close

Adult range may be in sight

The Daviess County Knee-Hi 4-H Club archery range is nearing completion at Dockery Park in Gallatin. The range is located behind the pond bank and north of the tennis courts. Grant money for equipment and range development in the amount of $5,600 was received by the 4-H Club through the North Central Missouri Friends of National Rifle Association to benefit youth shooting sports.


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Start of R-5 Fall Sports Only Days Away

For the first time in many years, the Gallatin High School fall sports season will kick off before the official start of classes. The season begins this Friday evening when the Bulldogs host Mid-Buchanan and King City in a three-team football jamboree that begins at 6 p.m.

Mid-Buchanan and Gallatin will scrimmage first, followed by Mid-Buchanan vs. King City. The jamboree wraps up with Gallatin against King City. Gallatin opens

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Missouri Looking for Third Straight SEC East Title

This summer, in the lobby of a hotel in Oklahoma City, of all places, I ran into a Georgia fan. We chatted about the upcoming football season, and eventually I told him I’m from Missouri.

“I hate you,” he said, smiling.

It was all very good natured, but the underlying point was clear: Missouri has rattled Georgia and the rest of the SEC East by winning the division two years

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