Joplin High School's football team is two games away from a state championship, and the first gets played at 3 p.m. today against Fort Zumwalt West. The game is a semifinal in Class 6.
But the Eagles aren't alone in pursuit of a state title. Playing in quarterfinal games today include:
• Lamar will host undefeated Ava in a Class 2 quarterfinal game, with kickoff scheduled for 1 p.m.
• Cassville travels to play undefeated Blair Oaks in a Class 3 quarterfinal game, with kickoff scheduled for 2 p.m.
Follow those games and more with live updates below from our sports reporters.