The Joplin boys basketball team used a strong defensive performance to build an early lead and carried the momentum throughout the remainder of the contest on the way to a 65-50 Central Ozark Conference win over Branson on Friday inside Kaminsky Gymnasium.
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NEOSHO, Mo. — There’s a reason Willard standout Daniel Abreu has been one of the most highly recruited prep basketball players in the area, and part of the reason why was on display at Neosho High School on Friday night.
After blocking 51 shots over 47 games in the previous two seasons, everyone is surprised by Missouri Southern junior Zoe Campbell breaking the single-season blocks record just past the midway point of her junior season.
After missing all of last season with an Achilles injury, it's taken Missouri Southern's Christian Bundy longer than expected to get back into the basketball swing of things.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – No. 10 Missouri Southern turned up the defense midway through the second half and pulled away from Lincoln 77-63 Thursday night in MIAA men’s basketball action at a noisy Jason Gymnasium.
As reflected in their season records, there are similarities between the 4-10 Missouri Southern Lions and 3-11 Lincoln Blue Tigers during the women’s basketball season.
During a dominating six-game winning streak, Missouri Southern has climbed to No. 10 in this week’s NCAA Division II men’s basketball poll conducted by the NABC.
NEOSHO, Mo. — A balanced scoring attack featured five players in double figures as Crowder upended the Evangel junior varsity 98-68 Wednesday night in women's basketball action at Bob Sneller Gymnasium.
WARRENSBURG, Mo. — Senior guard A.J. Walker posted his third consecutive 20-point game as the Pittsburg State men’s basketball team secured a 68-57 road victory over Central Missouri on Wednesday at UCM’s Multipurpose Building.
Featuring one of the youngest starting lineups in the region, if not the state, the Miller High School girls basketball team is off to a stellar start to the 2019-20 campaign.
CARTHAGE, Mo. — In the midst of a three-game shooting slump, the Carthage boys basketball team may have found a new identity on Tuesday night.
The McAuley Catholic girls turned a six-point lead into a 53-33 victory after outscoring Sheldon 21-7 in the final stanza on Tuesday night in the Warriors’ gymnasium.
Ozark Christian College shot nearly 50 percent from the field in the first half to build a double-digit lead on the way to an 85-65 win over Ecclesia on Tuesday night in the OCC gymnasium.
DIAMOND, Mo. — Four area wrestlers — two from Jay, Oklahoma, and one apiece from Monett and Seneca — earned individual championships in the second Gem City Scramble girls wrestling tournament on Monday night at Diamond High School.
MONETT, Mo. — Kale Schrader went 5-0 with four pins and one major decision to claim an individual championship and lead the Carthage wrestling team at the Monett Tournament on Saturday.
DUBUQUE, Ia.—The Ozark Christian College men’s basketball team cruised to a 90-56 win over Emmaus Bible College on Saturday afternoon in Midwest Christian College Conference action at Pollard Fieldhouse.
PITTSBURG, Kan.—The Pittsburg State women’s basketball team battled back from a 14-point deficit in the second half, but ultimately fell short in an 88-86 loss to Central Oklahoma on Saturday in MIAA action at John Lance Arena.
Missouri Southern’s men’s golf team has signed two international players — Connor Williamson from South Africa and Ben Marckmann from Germany — for next year.
Nevada built an early 10-point lead before William Chrisman rallied in the second half to earn a 62-57 win in the semifinals of the Kaminsky Classic on Friday at Joplin High School.
In his first year at the helm, Tony Phillips has been on a mission to change the culture of a Jefferson City boys basketball program that has notched just three winning seasons in the past 10 years.
ANKENY, Iowa — The Ozark Christian College women turned a five-point halftime lead into a 24-point advantage by the start of the final stanza on the way to an 81-54 win over Faith Baptist Bible College on Friday.
PITTSBURG, Kan. — Five coaches from NCAA Division I schools are part of Pittsburg State new football coach Brian Wright’s staff, he announced on Thursday morning.
PITTSBURG, Kan. — Kaylee DaMitz finished two rebounds shy of a trouble-double as the Pittsburg State women’s basketball team rolled past Newman 81-69 on Thursday at John Lance Arena.
NEOSHO, Mo. — The Neosho wrestling team registered eight wins with five falls to hand Monett its first dual loss of the season 46-22 on Thursday night at Neosho High School.
William Chrisman and Nevada both secured spots in the semifinals of the Kaminsky Classic with their respective victories on Thursday night at Joplin High School.
The 2020 edition of the Kaminsky Classic will sport five area teams and three squads from across the state when it tips off today inside Joplin High School’s Kaminsky Gymnasium.
On its longest road trip of the season, Missouri Southern committed a total of 38 turnovers in losses to Fort Hays State and Nebraska-Kearney, which rank second and fourth, respectively, in the MIAA in turnover margin.
Missouri Southern’s basketball coaches, players and fans figured that Cam Martin would join the school’s career 1,000-point scoring list. But nobody — not even Martin — believed it would happen so quickly.
This Week's Circulars
LOCKWOOD, MO - Evelyn Thelma Kukal, 94, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Lockwood.
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