The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

High School Sports

High School Sports
  • Two area athletes claim track titles

    Desirea Buerge of Webb City quickly grabbed the lead, and Courtni Smith of McDonald County saved her best for last.

    May 31, 2014

  • Muff leads Pittsburg to 4th place team finish

    Pittsburg posted five top-4 finishes — headlined by Taylor Muff’s championship sweep in the hurdles — and finished fourth in the Class 5A girls track and field meet on Saturday.

    May 31, 2014

  • 0531rivertonsb2.jpg Riverton falls to Silver Lake 3-2 in Class 3A title game

    Even though his team entered the top of the seventh trailing 3-0, Riverton coach Brian Mitchell was confident the Rams would make a run.

    May 31, 2014 2 Photos

  • Williams takes over JHS girls program

    Jeff Williams, boys basketball coach for the past five seasons at Joplin High School, is taking his expertise and enthusiasm to the JHS girls.

    May 31, 2014

  • CJ girls ready for rematch

    There’s no doubt Carl Junction’s girls soccer team remembers the score one year ago in the Class 2 state tournament quarterfinal round.

    May 31, 2014

  • Colgan claims state crown

    The St. Mary’s-Colgan Panthers baseball team was so excited to win its 18th state championship in program history that the players started the celebration a little early.

    May 31, 2014

  • Baxter finishes fourth

    In the semifinals, Baxter Springs was a mere hit or two away from advancing to the Class 4A Division II state baseball championship game.

    May 31, 2014

  • Buerge, Beaver earn state medals

    Desirea Buerge of Webb City and Shelby Beaver of Joplin earned medals in the Class 4 shot put on Friday at the MSHSAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Dwight T. Reed Stadium.

    May 31, 2014

  • Tennis players fall in state tourney

    Three area entries saw tennis season come to an end with two defeats in the MSHSAA Boys Tennis State Championships on Friday at the Cooper Tennis Complex.

    May 31, 2014

  • Logue, Bogina win in 3,200

    Cailie Logue and Taylor Muff — two talented freshmen — turned in strong showings on Friday during the first day of the KSHSAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Cessna Stadium.

    May 31, 2014

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