It was a grand home finale for Payton Walker, Richie Gorski and the Missouri Southern Lions.
Twin Hills Golf and Country Club, which has hosted two high school state tournaments in recent years, is the site for Monday's Class 4 District 6 boys golf tournament.
Ediitor's note: Over the next several months, this column will take a look back at previous Joplin professional baseball teams. In April, we reflected on the 1906 Joplin Miners. Future columns will recall the 1936, 1941 and 1946 teams. This time, we explore Joplin's 1926 squad.
GIRARD, Kan. — Carthage’s boys and Pittsburg’s girls earned the team championships at Friday’s weather-shortened Girard Optimist Invitational Track Meet.
CARTHAGE, Mo. — The Carthage baseball team took advantage of a struggling Joplin squad on its way to a split in nonconference action Saturday at Carl Lewton Stadium.
As Kyle Smith took his place in the batter’s box in the bottom of the eighth inning on Saturday afternoon, the Missouri Southern senior was certain it would be his final at-bat at Warren Turner Field, if not his last trip to the plate ever in a Lions uniform.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Central Oklahoma built a six-run lead but had to withstand a Pittsburg State comeback in the seventh to nip the Gorillas 7-6 Saturday morning in the losers' bracket of the MIAA Postseason Tournament at the ASA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium.
The Missouri Southern track and field team made a consensus decision Friday to bump the Bill Williams/Bob Laptad Invitational up two hours to avoid the threat of poor weather.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Pittsburg State advanced with two victories in the losers' bracket on Friday afternoon in the MIAA Postseason Tournament at the ASA Hall of Fame Stadium.
OKLAHOMA CITY — For the second time this season, Pittsburg State's Emmie Robertson and Missouri Western's Janie Smith hooked up in a scoreless pitching dual that extended into extra innings.
LAMAR, Mo. — Monett, after building a big first-round lead, held on to capture the Big 8 Conference boys golf championship on Thursday afternoon at the Lamar Country Club.
PITTSBURG, Kan. — For those who believe momentum doesn't exist in baseball, Wednesday's MIAA baseball game between Missouri Southern and Pittsburg State at Al Ortolani Field did little to discredit that theory.
As the man in charge of a successful high school track and field program, Lamar's Rodney Baldridge often receives invitations to compete in states across the Midwest.
Despite slipping two spots, Missouri Southern’s men joined the women’s track and field team again in the NCAA Division II USTFCCCA national outdoor rankings this week.
Mattie Beard knocked in the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning as College Heights Christian nudged visiting Sarcoxie 7-6 Tuesday in a Spring River Valley Conference softball game.
Shannon Mitchell, 6-foot-1 forward from Northeastern Oklahoma A&M, will continue her basketball career at Missouri Southern, Lions coach Ronnie Ressel announced Tuesday.
WEBB CITY, Mo. — It happened just like that. From the top of the second until the top of the sixth, McDonald County led Webb City on its home field.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Carthage finished second and Webb City was fourth in the team standings at the Central Ozark Conference Large Division golf tournament on Monday at Rivercut Golf Course.
A rocket off the right foot of senior striker Sydney Philpot proved to be the difference as Webb City defeated Joplin 2-1 in girls soccer action on Monday at the Joplin High School athletic complex.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Missouri Southern’s Jeff Fraley and Pittsburg State’s Garrett Appier were once again recognized by the MIAA as the Men’s Track and Field Athletes of the Week.
Missouri Southern was unable to complete a three-game sweep, as Fort Hays State rallied late for a 6-5 victory on Sunday afternoon at Warren Turner Field.
GALENA, Kan. — It all started in seventh grade. For Galena's Dayton Mooney, a hobby of lifting weights turned into competition. And now, five years later, he has turned competition into a college scholarship.
LAWRENCE, Kan. – Carthage High School senior Kim Teed took first place in the girls triple jump at the 2016 Kansas Relays over the weekend at Rock Chalk Park.
Year after year, long bus rides to far-off destinations like Camdenton, Waynesville, West Plains and Rolla have become regular occurrences for the Joplin Eagles.
The old Outdoor Life magazines I bought when I was a young boy sit on my office shelf a reminder of the days when actually living the “outdoor life” was so different than it is today.
The pass had the perfect amount of touch. The receiver beat his man by a step. And when it came time to celebrate the touchdown he'd just tossed, Missouri Southern quarterback Brayden Scott looked for his competition, fellow Lions quarterback T.J. Fleeton.
After being forced indoors by stormy weather for the opening day of spring football practice on March 30, Missouri Southern concluded its spring on Saturday with a scrimmage amidst sunny skies and temperatures in the 80s.