TOKYO — Courtney Frerichs really didn’t get interested in distance racing until her senior year at Nixa High School about 10 years ago.
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Dear Eli: I wasn’t really into sports but my kid wanted to play, and now she really loves it. Loves all the camaraderie, the friend group. I like seeing her work toward a goal and achieve it. But why does every sport have to be year round? Is there not a way to do sports without dedicating y…
Tournament newcomer Robbie Sager overcame a four-stroke deficit on Sunday to win the juniors division of the Joplin Area Championship at Twin Hills Golf and Country Club.
Jared Pyatt shot a 2-under-par 69 on Saturday to claim the first-round lead in the Joplin Area Championship golf tournament at Carthage Municipal Golf Course.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — Just one week into training camp and Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes sees a potential new member of Kansas City’s Legion of Zoom in running back Jerick McKinnon.
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dodgers got Kansas City left-hander Danny Duffy in a trade Thursday as the World Series champions boosted their rotation for a playoff push.
According to Pete Thamel of Yahoo! Sports, the Big 12 Conference has sent a “cease and desist” letter to ESPN amid the growing shift in conference realignment.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In his first MIAA Football Media Day as the head coach of Missouri Southern, Atiba Bradley felt at home.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Pittsburg State was in the middle of the MIAA preseason football polls, announced Tuesday morning at the league’s Media Day in the Little Theater inside historic Municipal Auditorium.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The University of Oklahoma isn’t the only one rocking the world of football conferences, with its plan to move from the Big 12 to the SEC.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Southern football team has been picked to finish 10th in the MIAA as the conference released its preseason media and coaches poll on Tuesday during the Football Media Day inside the Little Theater at Municipal Auditorium.
Oklahoma and Texas universities announced they have formally requested membership into the Southeastern Conference in a joint statement Tuesday morning.
Dear Eli: I recently overheard my son’s travel-league baseball coach giving the team a pre-game pep talk. This speech started off fine, but then ventured into the “success-at-all-costs” sort of rhetoric that you see in sports movies. I was flabbergasted. Here was a full-grown man, shouting a…
Randy Evans and Nick Kanakis made several memorable shots during the weekend at the 69th annual Twin Hills Invitational, first while winning their flight and then prevailing in an eight-team shootout.
Carl Junction hurdler/sprinter Alanza Montez has been named the girls track and field athlete of the year by the Globe’s sports department.
SEDALIA, Mo. — In a pair of seven innings games, the Joplin Outlaws trounced the Sedalia Bombers before suffering a disappointing setback in game two.
NORMAN, Okla. — University of Oklahoma officials were not commenting Wednesday on a report that the Sooners as well as the Texas Longhorns are exploring moving from the Big 12 to the Southeastern Conference.
This Week's Circulars
JOPLIN, MO - Jackie Jordan, Jr., 66, a Bagcraft employee, passed away Tuesday, August 3, 2021. A celebration of life will be at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Ozark Memorial Park Crematory, Joplin.
GOODMAN, MO - James D. Earnshaw, 86, passed away Friday, July 30, 2021. Services will be at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Ozark Memorial Park Crematory.
ANDERSON, MO - Merle Lee Graham, 85, a former Missouri State Highway Patrol Officer, passed away Sunday, August 1, 2021. Graveside services 10:30 a.m. Friday at Thompson Grove Cemetery, Seneca. Arrangements Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home, Seneca.
- Wally Kennedy: New adult retailer opens in Joplin
- Joplin Health Department reports COVID-19 death
- Joplin's COVID-19 indicators declining, health director says
- Mercy's Drinkwitz: ‘Fear of the vaccine is irrational’
- 6 indicted in 2020 kidnapping, slaying of Carthage man
- Area schools identifying what COVID-19 safety procedures to enforce, relax this fall
- The 5 Q's: Mercy Carthage's Scott Watson explains delta variant's impacts
- HOW YOU VOTED: Aug. 3 election results
- Nevada's Sanderson shows skills on national stage
- 11 Joplin-area people indicted in death of woman in Oklahoma