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RIVERTON, Kan. — With Allison Swank dominating the net down the stretch, Pomona-West Franklin upended Riverton 3-1 (25-18, 23-25, 25-15, 25-18) on Tuesday night in a Class 3A state quarterfinal game in the Rams' gymnasium.
VERONA, Mo. — The Thomas Jefferson volleyball team claimed a 3-0 win over Exeter to advance to the semifinals of the Class 1 District 8 tournament at Verona High School.
Dear Athletic Support: My daughter plays volleyball at a high school in Arkansas. This school is known as a football powerhouse around the state, but this year the boys aren’t doing so great. They’ve only won half their games while my daughter’s volleyball team is undefeated!
Carthage quarterback Patrick Carlton and Riverton volleyball player Jacy Thomasson have been named the Globe’s high school athletes of the week for the week ending on Oct. 17.
GALENA, Kan. — A youthful yet poised Riverton team added another bullet point to its season resume on Saturday by downing Frontenac 2-0 (25-20, 25-23) in the championship of the Kansas 3A sub-state volleyball tournament at Galena High School.
Despite seeing the St. Louis Cardinals reach the postseason for the second straight year and post its 13th straight winning season that dates back to 2008, 2020 has been a difficult year to be a Cardinals fan.
Joplin High School journeys to Rockhurst on Friday night for a first-round game in the MSHSAA Class 6 District 3 playoffs.
CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — The Carl Junction defense’s challenge was simple — keep Ozark from driving 95 yards in the final 1:53 of the game to preserve the victory.
NEOSHO, Mo — With uncertainty surrounding its first opponent as district play opens next week, Joplin football coach Curtis Jasper said looking ahead to an upcoming game makes it easy to fall into a trap.
CARTHAGE, Mo. — Carthage football head coach Jon Guidie wanted his team to punt late in the first half, but then his offensive front came to him with a different idea.
Many of the region's high school football teams play at home tonight, and one of the biggest conference matchup is set in Carthage, where the Tigers will host Nixa. Webb City will host Willard, Joplin will host Neosho and Carl Junction welcomes Ozark. But because of Carthage cancelling a gam…
WASHBURN, Mo. — The Thomas Jefferson volleyball team went the distance to down Southwest (Washburn) 3-2 (20-25, 25-18, 25-22, 15-25, 15-6) on Thursday night at Southwest High School.
After falling short two of the last three years, the Webb City softball team has reversed its postseason trend and are back in the Final Four for the time since 2013.
The Neosho football team looks to close out the regular season on a high note tonight when it plays host to Central Ozark Conference foe Joplin at 7 at Bob Anderson Stadium.
Since Joplin's three middle schools combined into one athletic program three years ago, Joplin's performances at the seventh- and eighth-grade levels has improved.
WEBB CITY, Mo. — Webb City cruised to the team championship in the Central Ozark Conference boys swimming meet on Tuesday night at the Cardinals' Buck Miner Swim Center.
With COVID-19 still posing a threat, College Heights athletic director Phillip Jordan decided to start live-streaming all its volleyball games on Youtube in August. Jordan’s next step was to find a play-by-play man and he didn’t have to look far for one of the parents, Eric Secker, who has called baseball and basketball games the last four years for the Cougars.
Pittsburg State University has approved alcohol sales for the Oct. 31 football game against the University of Nebraska at Kearney, the university announced today.
The Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) announced the boys soccer championship games will be played at the Lake Country Soccer/Cooper Family Sports Complex in Springfield on Wednesday.
With it being the final game of the regular-season, the Joplin volleyball team opened up Tuesday night’s regular-season finale with some nostalgia which slowed the team down early, according to coach Staci Saunders.
A roller-coaster back nine saw Lily Allman end on a high note, and she tied for third place in the Class 3 girls golf state tournament that ended Tuesday afternoon at Twin Hills Golf and Country Club.
Missouri Southern's 1972 NAIA Division II national championship football team was inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame on Tuesday at the Football Sports Enthusiasts Luncheon inside the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds E*Plex East Wing in Springfield.
NEW BLOOMFIELD, Mo. — Six area golfers wrapped up the first round of the Class 2 girls state tournament Monday at the par-72 Meadow Lake Acres Country Club.
Twin Hills Golf and Country Club in Joplin is part of the new-look MSHSAA Girls Golf State Championships that will be played today and Tuesday.
Dear Athletic Support: My son has been begging for his “Pop” to come to one of his high school football games. Up to this point, I’ve told him that it’s out of the question. My reasoning is simple: My father is 84 years old and has all sorts of underlying health problems. The last thing he n…
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Eden Fisher of Nevada rallied to win third-place honors on Saturday in the Class 1 singles of the MSHSAA State Tennis Championships at the Cooper Complex.
Webb City running back Devrin Weathers and Carl Junction setter Logan Jones have been named the Globe’s prep athletes of the week for the week ending Oct. 10.
At its best this season, Joplin has shown it has the ingredients to be a special team, and a team that could really make some noise come playoff time in two weeks.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Eden Fisher of Nevada reached the singles semifinals of the MSHSAA Class 1 State Tennis Tournament on Friday at Cooper Complex.
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- John Danforth: Voters should oppose Amendment 3
- Mistrial declared when defendant in sexual abuse case falls ill
- Joplin's total COVID-19 case count climbs to 2,112
- Joplin man accused of felony assault of girlfriend
- Carthage man to stand trial on first-degree murder charges
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