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Dupo girls hope hard work pays off

By on November 28, 2018 at 11:57 am

The Dupo High School girls basketball squad returns a solid group of players from last year’s team and hopes to continue the improvement seen late in the 2017-18 season.

“We’re fairly athletic and work hard,” Dupo head coach Matt Carpenter said. “We improved greatly toward the end of last season and held our own on the defensive end, but we’ve got to play as hard as we can each and every game and use our athleticism to our advantage.”

Key returning players for the Tigers include Cameron Foster, Mackenzie Scheppelman, Mykenzie Kloess, Reagan Carner and Maddie Esmon. All are seniors except for Esmon, who is a sophomore.

Foster, Scheppelman and Esmon have all contributed to the scoring in the early going for the Tigers, who are off to a 1-3 start. Dupo’s win came at home against Valmeyer during the recent Cat Classic…>>>

Read the rest of the story in the Winter Sports Preview, included in the November 28, 2018, newspaper.

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Corey Saathoff

Corey is the editor of the Republic-Times. He has worked at the newspaper since 2004, and currently resides in Columbia. He is also the principal singer-songwriter and plays guitar in St. Louis area country-rock band The Trophy Mules.