MSHSAA State XC Championships - Coverage
Oak Hills Golf Center. State Girls Cross Country. Class, State Champion, Score, Second Place, Third Place, Score, Fourth Place, Site. 1. MoMileSplit MSHSAA State Cross Country Championships Preview And Tori Findley 1st Blue Springs South 4th Class MO State XC. The MSHSAA conducts championship-level activities in 23 activities. At least Beginning with the football season, districts comprised eight schools. . The State playoff formats have been questioned by teams from across the state. . Columbia is a city in the U.S. state of Missouri and the county seat of Boone County.
Wrestling and track districts, for instance, usually have 10 or more teams due to the nature of competition, while football districts have anywhere from four to five. Beginning with the football season, districts comprised eight schools. In other sports, district competition is set up like a more traditional tournament bracket at the end of the regular season.
The winner of the district tournament advances in the championship series.
Redistricting and regrouping occurs every two years. Class 5 and Class 4 schools generally come from the state's major metro areas: Class 3, 2 and 1 schools are generally rural, although some small private city schools are grouped here as well. Its current Executive Director is Dr. MSHSAA is governed by a member Board of Directors whose members are elected to four-year terms by school representatives in eight geographic regions of the state.
Two at-large positions to the Board of Directors were added in to ensure racial and gender diversity. Potential changes to MSHSAA's By-Laws, such as eligibility standards and activity regulations, are voted on each April, or in special elections, by the Associations's member schools. The sectional round will be played on Tuesday at eight out-state sites.
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The sectional winners will advance to the quarterfinal round on Saturday at four out-state sites. Classes 2 and 3: The sectional round will be played on Wednesday at eight out-state sites. The four quarterfinal winners will advance to the semifinal round at the Mizzou Arena at the University of Missouri-Columbia. District tournaments shall be scheduled in accord with the committee s best judgment, including starting times for sessions. If afternoon games are scheduled, it is suggested that these sessions be scheduled after the school day closes.
Classes district tournaments shall be scheduled between the Saturday of Week 33 and Saturday of Week Classes district tournaments shall be scheduled between the Saturday of Week 34 and Saturday of Week Classes may not play district games on Wednesday of Week Tournaments should be scheduled to begin during the week preceding, if necessary, to reduce the total number of teams combined boys and girls to 16 prior to Monday of the week listed above.
The tournaments are to be scheduled to allow 1. Boys and girls teams from the same school are assigned to the same district tournament. In sessions where boys and girls teams are involved, the schedule should alternate girls than boys as much as possible up to the semifinal rounds.
Girls and boys teams are assigned to the same districts so they can travel together. At least your first round schedule should reflect this as much as possible. Each tournament will be under the control and direction of the manager appointed by the Board of Directors who will in turn select two or more other committee members from participating schools other than the host school.
Tournaments will be conducted on the single elimination plan. There will be no third-place game in the district tournaments. No more than 15 players may be in uniform for district and state basketball games. One of each of these balls will be provided to the district managers. These balls will also be used in the state tournament, from district rounds through the finals. The following Board of Directors policy shall be applied: The recommended procedure is to let the home team for each game sit on the bench which the host school utilizes during the regular season and conduct their pregame warm-up at the basket at the opposite end of the floor.
Teams are to conduct pre-game and half-time warm-up on their half of the floor only.MHSAA 2012 Men's Cross Country State Meet Division 3 at 1 Mile
If jogging or running is part of their warm-up drills, then it is to be confined to their half of the court. Teams are to refrain from circling the entire floor when they enter the court to warm-up. Teams leaving their locker rooms and entering the court are to proceed to their warm-up end of the court by the most direct route and at no time are they to pass underneath their opponent s basket. Officials are to enforce this once their jurisdiction begins by rule by assessing the head coach a technical foul.
Tournament managers are to notify schools of this in advance and enforce it. Participating teams are not permitted to warm-up at half-time of any games except the ones in which they are playing. No practice sessions are allowed at the district host site before or during the district tournament for all nonhost schools assigned to the district. The following criteria shall be used when allowing continuous standing: If a school is playing back-to-back games with its boys and girls teams, that school may remain in its section for both contests, as long as remaining in that section does not conflict with criteria d below.
Policies Regarding Forfeited Tournament Games: In case of forfeiture of tournament games, the following policies shall be applied: If the school receiving the forfeit made the trip, its fans would have made the trip and the school shall receive its game share and mileage for the forfeited game.
A school that does not make a trip and forfeits a game shall not receive a game share or mileage. Officials shall be paid for the forfeited game unless notified in advance. The host school shall receive the per-game stipend for all forfeited games for which officials are paid.
If officials are not paid because of being notified in advance, the host school shall not receive the per-game stipend. Class 1 sectionals will be played on Tuesday of Week 35; classes 2 and 3 sectionals on Wednesday of Week Classes 1, 2, and 3 quarterfinals will be played on Saturday of Week Class 4 sectionals will be played on Tuesday of Week Class 5 sectionals will be played on Wednesday of Week Classes 4 and 5 quarterfinals will be played on Saturday of Week Classes 4 and 5 semifinal games will be played on Thursday or Friday; finals and consolation games will be played on Friday or Saturday.
Information on State Play: The following is some general information that will be of help to schools that qualify for sectional, quarterfinal and final site state tournament play. A manager, selected by the Board of Directors, will be in charge of each sectional, quarterfinal and final site state tournament session. Each team that qualifies for sectional play will be provided a packet of instructions by the district tournament manager. Your sectional tournament manager will have additional instructions that will be given to you upon arrival.
Winners of the sectional round will be provided packets at the end of each session. Officials names and game assignments will be provided for site managers. Practice sessions at the tournament site for sectional and quarterfinal games are to be arranged only if an opponent played on the floor in a district or a sectional game, or if the game should be scheduled on the opponent s home floor.
The local manager should be contacted about any information that is needed and is not included in the tournament packet of instructions for that session. Admission Charge age six and above: Appropriate immediate care after a suspected concussion, and follow up incorporating a multidisciplinary team that includes the coach, parent or guardian, athlete s physician, team physician and athletic trainer if availableand school representatives, also are important for the proper management of a sport-related concussion.
Annually, MSHSAA member school districts will ensure that every coach, student athlete, and parents or guardians of a student athlete completes a concussion and head injury information sheet and returns it to the school district prior to the student athlete's participation in practice or competition. Officials will receive training from their parent organization. Each official s organization will require annual concussion training and maintain a signed head injury information sheet for each official.
Recognition and evaluation of the athlete with a concussion 1. Recognition of the signs and symptoms of a concussion is important. Every member of the team-athlete, teammates, coaches, parents or guardians, officials, athletic trainers, and team physicians have a duty to report a suspected concussion. Not all school districts have medical personnel available to cover every practice and competition; therefore, the coach is the person in the best position to protect the player and must be aware that not all student athletes will be forthcoming about their injury.
An official shall not be responsible for making the diagnosis of a concussion. The official can assist coaches and medical staff by recognizing signs and symptoms of a concussion and informing the coach and medical staff of their concerns. The coach, ATC, or physician on site should evaluate the athlete in a systemic fashion: Assess for airway, breathing, and circulation basic CPR assessment b. Assess for concussion i. If no medical professional can make the assessment, the athlete should be transported to an appropriate emergency care facility.
A conscious athlete with no neck pain can be further evaluated on the sideline. Following any first aid management, the medical team, or coach in the absence of medical personnel, should assess the athlete to determine the presence or absence of a concussion.
The athlete should be monitored for worsening or change in signs and symptoms over the next 24 hours. Instructions should be given to the parent or guardian as to signs and symptoms that may require further or more emergent evaluation.
Management of a concussion and return to play a. An athlete determined to have a concussion or have concussion-like symptoms will be removed from practice or competition and is not allowed to return to practice or competition that same day. If an athlete displays concussion-like signs or symptoms, the athlete should be assumed to have a concussion until further medical evaluation can occur.
During this time of conflict, Americans universally admired George Washington as the father of the United States, the Board of Trustees believed that the university should be a force of unity in a strongly divided Missouri. Inthe University amended its name to Washington University, although chartered as a university, for many years Washington University functioned primarily as a night school located on 17th Street and Washington Avenue in the heart of downtown St.
Owing to limited resources, Washington University initially used public buildings. Classes began on October 22, at the Benton School building, at first the university paid for the evening classes, but as their popularity grew, their funding was transferred to the St.
Eventually the board secured funds for the construction of Academic Hall, later the university divided into three departments, the Manual Training School, Smith Academy, and the Mary Institute. Inthe university opened the first private law school west of the Mississippi River.
ByWashington University had expanded to numerous departments, which were housed in buildings across St. Louis is an independent city and major U.
Prior to European settlement, the area was a regional center of Native American Mississippian culture. The city of St. Inthe United States acquired the territory as part of the Louisiana Purchase, during the 19th century, St. Louis developed as a major port on the Mississippi River. In the Census, St. Louis was ranked as the 4th-largest city in the United States and it separated from St. Louis County inbecoming an independent city and limiting its own political boundaries.
Louis relies on service, manufacturing, trade, transportation of goods, and tourism. This city has become known for its growing medical, pharmaceutical. Louis has 2 professional sports teams, the St. The area that would become St. Due to numerous major earthworks within St.
Louis boundaries, the city was nicknamed as the Mound City and these mounds were mostly demolished during the citys development. Historic Native American tribes in the area included the Siouan-speaking Osage people, whose territory extended west, European exploration of the area was first recorded inwhen French explorers Louis Jolliet and Jacques Marquette traveled through the Mississippi River valley.
The earliest European settlements in the area were built in Illinois Country on the east side of the Mississippi River during the s and early s at Cahokia, Kaskaskia, migrants from the French villages on the opposite side of the Mississippi River founded Ste.
The Chouteau brothers gained a monopoly from Spain on the fur trade with Santa Fe, French colonists used African slaves as domestic servants and workers in the city. In during the American Revolutionary War, St. Louis was attacked by British forces, mostly Native American allies, the founding of St. Louis began in Pierre Laclede led an expedition to set up a fur-trading post farther up the Mississippi River, before then, Laclede had been a very successful merchant.
For this reason, he and his trading partner Gilbert Antoine de St. Maxent were offered monopolies for six years of the fur trading in that area 5. According to the U. Census Bureau, the city had an population ofin It is the city of the Kansas City metropolitan area. Kansas City was founded in the s as a Missouri River port at its confluence with the Kansas River coming in from the west, on June 1, the town of Kansas was incorporated, shortly after came the establishment of the Kansas Territory.
Confusion between the two ensued and the name Kansas City was assigned to them soon thereafter. Most of the city lies within Jackson County, but portions spill into Clay, Cass, along with Independence, it serves as one of the two county seats for Jackson County. The city is composed of neighborhoods, including the River Market District in the north, the 18th and Vine District in the east. Kansas City is also known for its cuisine, its craft breweries, Kansas City, Missouri was officially incorporated as a town on June 1, and as a city on March 28, The territory straddling the border between Missouri and Kansas at the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri rivers was considered a place to build settlements.
The Antioch Christian Church, Dr. In the documents, he describes the junction of the Grande Riv des Cansez and Missouri River, French cartographer Guillaume Delisle used the descriptions to make the areas first reasonably accurate map. The Spanish took over the region in the Treaty of Paris inthe French continued their fur trade under Spanish license. After the Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clark visited the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri rivers, ina group of Mormons from New York settled in what would become the city.
They built the first school within Kansas Citys current boundaries, but were forced out by mob violence inin John McCoy established West Port along the Santa Fe Trail,3 miles away from the river. Soon after, the Kansas Town Company, a group of investors, began to settle the area, inthe landing area was incorporated as the Town of Kansas 6.
Springfield, Missouri — Springfield is the third largest city in the state of Missouri and the county seat of Greene County. According to the census data, the population was , as ofthe population isSpringfields nickname is the Queen City of the Ozarks and is known as the Birthplace of Route 66 and it is also home of several universities including Missouri State University, Drury University, and Evangel University.
The territory known as Missouri was included in the Louisiana Purchase ofsoon after, the Delaware Native Americans received treaty land where Springfields Sequiota Park and the antique stores of its Galloway Village stand today.
To the west, Kickapoo Native Americans built wickiups on the prairie that still bears their name, Missouri became a state on August 10, and in the legislature designated most of the southern portion as Greene County.
Officially, Springfield was founded inand was incorporated inthe origin of the name, Springfield is unclear, but the most common view is that the city was named for Springfield, Massachusetts. One account holds that James Wilson, who lived in the unnamed city, offered free whiskey to anyone who would vote for the name Springfield, after his home town of Springfield. Inthe historian R. I, but such is not a correct version.
That same year, Cherokee Native Americans were forcibly removed by the U. Their route became known as the Trail of Tears due to the thousands of Cherokee deaths on the journey, the Trail of Tears passed through the Springfield area via what is known today as the Old Wire Road. Bythe Butterfield Overland Stage began utilizing the road offering passage to California, two years later, the regions first telegraph line was strung along the road, and it was dubbed the Telegraph or Wire Road. The road proved vital during the Civil War, and its most historic connection is to the Battle of Pea Ridge in Arkansas, while portions of the road exist today, the most easily accessible is within Wilsons Creek National Battlefield.
The charter of the Pacific Railroad, established to construct a line from St. Louis westward across central Missouri, was expanded in to include a Southwest Branch. However, after defaulting on its obligations, the state seized this branch and sold it, thus creating a new company, commercial and industrial diversification came with the railroads, and strengthened the City of Springfield and North Springfield when the two towns merged 17 years later in Today visitors can enjoy the view from the Jefferson Avenue Footbridge, with the American Civil War imminent and Missouri a border state, Springfield was divided in its sentiments.
Nathaniel Lyon was killed, the first Union general to die in combat, Union troops fell back to Lebanon, then Rolla, and regrouped. Jefferson City, Missouri — Jefferson City is the capital of the State of Missouri and the fifteenth most populous city in the state.
It is also at the edge of one of the major wine-producing regions of the Midwest. Often referred to as Jeff, many of Jefferson Citys primary employers fall within the service and manufacturing industries, Jefferson City is also home to Lincoln University, a public historically black land-grant university founded in by the 62nd Regiment of U.
Colored Troops with additional support from the 65th Regiment of U. S, in pre-Columbian times, this region was home of an ancient people known only as the Mound Builders.
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They were no longer present by the time of the first white settlers, when the Missouri Territory was organized inSt. Louis was Missouris seat of government, and St. Charles would serve as the next capital. In the middle of the state, Jefferson City was chosen as the new capital in when Thomas Jefferson was still living, the village first was called Lohmans Landing, and when the legislature decided to relocate there, they proposed the name Missouriopolis before settling on Jefferson City.