ore than 90 high schools across the 24-county region compete in more than a dozen sports on a varsity level each year. Most compete under the guidelines of the Missouri State High School Activities Association, and others under the sanction of the Missouri Christian School Athletic Association.

Southeast Missouri schools and athletes have won hundreds of state championships in a variety of athletic competitions, including baseball, basketball, cheerleading, football, soccer, softball, track and field, volleyball and wrestling since high school sports first began locally more than 120 years ago.

Much of the historical high school information on this site was gathered by Al Jackson, a longtime Southeast Missouri high school sports advocate and historian whose hard work allows us to share the great teams, athletes and stories of past years. Al died in 2018, and we dedicate these pages to him.

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Sedgewickville High School, home of the Wildcats, was located in Bollinger County. The high school closed in 1944, and its students were reassigned to Patton High School (which later became a part of Meadow Heights).

Boys basketball

1942-43  |  2-7  |  Milwen Runnells
1941-42  |  4-8  |  Elmer Dunn
1940-41  |  6-8  |  Elmer Dunn
1939-40  |  6-8  |  Alvin Sutton
1938-39  |  3-8  |  Alvin Sutton
1937-38  |  2-7  |  Otto Kinney
1936-37  |  4-6  |  Otto Kinney
1935-36  |  3-8  |  Otto Kinney
1934-35  |  2-7  |  Otto Kinney
1933-34  |  3-8  |  Otto Kinney

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