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Ash triple sparks winning JHS rally
After Gavin Jones walked to load the bases in the fifth inning, Tristan Ash wasted no time in unloading the bases.
Prep roundup: Carl Junction trims Carthage in Bill O'Dell Tournament
Carl Junction catcher Kurtlin Hulette had two hits and drove in two runs as the Bulldogs defeated Carthage 5-2 Tuesday night in the annual Bill O’Dell Tournament at Carl Lewton Stadium.
Parrish returns to his alma mater Baxter Springs as football coach
As far as Tim Parrish is concerned, he’s experiencing a dream come true.
Parrish, who graduated from Baxter Springs High School in 1996, was recently hired to teach math and be the head football coach at his alma mater.
Prep roundup: Joplin girls win at Carthage Invitational
Joplin won four events and captured the girls’ team championship Monday at the Carthage Invitational track and field meet.
Several prep teams will face different district opponents
For the first time since Missouri high school football expanded to six classes, Joplin has some southwest Missouri company in Class 6.
Rice named coach at East Newton
It’s difficult to question Erin Rice’s work ethic.
After a four-year basketball career at Missouri Southern, Rice’s fifth year on campus has included a volleyball season for the Lions last fall, student teaching and serving as girls basketball assistant coach at Thomas Jefferson and coaching softball this spring at St. Mary’s-Colgan.
Eagles jump ahead early, cruise in Grand Lake Classic
The Joplin Eagles beat Grove 13-2 in five innings to take home the Grand Lake Classic crown Saturday.
Tom Cox gets an encore as Mount Vernon football coach
Tom Cox, whose career as a high school head football coach began at Mount Vernon in the 1980s, will be the Mountaineers’ head coach this fall. His hiring was approved by the board of education on Thursday night.
Prep roundup: Eagles win twice in Grove tourney
An offensive outburst carried the Joplin Eagles to two victories in the Grove Grand Lake Classic on Friday.
All-star basketball games set Sunday at Colgan
Many of the best high school basketball players in Southeast Kansas will compete in the 2014 Sports Headquarters All-Star Game on Sunday at St. Mary’s-Colgan Fieldhouse in Pittsburg.
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