Members of the Drexel Bobcats and Lady Bobcats were named to the Class 1 District 7 All District Team.
Members of the boys team name were Trevor Cooley (senior,1st Team), CJ Bolton (senior, 1st Team), Javyn Johnston (junior, 1st team), and Cody Russell (senior, 1st Team).
Lady Bobcats named were Lauryn Campbell (sophomore, 1st Team), and Jacy Bolton (freshman, 1st Team).
The first snowfall in February hit Drexel and surround areas last Thursday, February 21st. The snow started in Drexel at 5:00 a.m., along with thunder and lightning, and did not let up until late afternoon. This storm spilled an average of two inches of snow an hour. Drexel R-IV closed school Thursday and Friday and the District basketball semi-final tournament was played on Wednesday night instead of Thursday due to the impending storm and warnings from the National Weather Service.
Jessica Phillips, daughter of Scott and Dawnita Phillips was recently selected to represent the MO Pork Producers as a student ambassador. This honor provides a $1000 scholarship. Throughout the next year, Jessica will represent the MO Pork Producers at various functions as well as provide educational opportunities during the Missouri State Fair. Jessica is a senior member of the Drexel FFA Chapter. Featured in the photo are: Bob North, MPA Chairman from Labanon; Miriam Martin, Bucklin; Aric Laudwig, Kirksville; Jessica Phillips, Drexel.
March 7, 2013 edition of The Drexel Star.
Drexel stomped over their opponents last week winning big over all 3 teams they played. The Bobcats finished their regular season on a high note winning over the Osceola Indians and being the WEMO Conference Champions the 2nd consecutive year.
KC Lutheran visited Drexel to take on the Bobcats to start the week. Drexel dominated the Knights winning 90-13. "We played very well tonight. Anytime you can shoot 72% for the game you are going to win most of the time. I was pleased with our defensive effort and our ability to push the ball on offense." stated Coach Dennis Bolton.