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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Victory Baptist Academy
Victory Baptist Academy, home of the Warriors, was located in Caruthersville in Pemiscot County. The school, with an enrollment of about 50 high school students, competed on a varsity level for just four seasons and twice was invited to play in the National Association of Christian Athletes Tournament in Dayton, Ohio. The school closed in 1991.
1990-91 | 26-2 | Keith Flowers | Won NACA national third-place game
1989-88 | 22-8 | Keith Flowers
1988-89 | 15-8 | Keith Flowers
1987-88 | 26-6 | Keith Flowers | Lost in NACA national championship game
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