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College Heights Christian basketball player Miller Long and Sarcoxie basketball player Annette Ramirez have been named the Globe’s prep athletes of the week for the week ending on Jan. 9.

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EMPORIA, Kan. – Emporia State’s 3-point sniping put Missouri Southern in a first-half hole, and a pair of treys thwarted the Lions’ second-half comeback as the Lady Hornets beat the Lions 73-62 on Saturday afternoon at White Auditorium.

Ozark Christian College (3-9) got back into the win column on Friday night, holding off Emmaus Bible College (0-8) in a 71-68 victory. The triumph snapped a five-game skid for the Ambassadors that dates back to Dec. 11.

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BRANSON, Mo. — All Wright fired in a season-high 30 points as Joplin defeated Branson 69-62 on Friday night in a Central Ozark Conference boys basketball game in the Pirates' gymnasium.

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There are comebacks, and then there’s what the Verona girls basketball team did in the third quarter on Friday night.

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Missouri Southern will be extending its defense when the Lions visit Emporia State at 1:30 p.m. today in MIAA women's basketball action at White Auditorium.

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TOPEKA, Kan. – On Washburn’s first possession, guard Tyler Geiman banked in a long 3-point shot at the end of the shot clock that was not counted until after a video review.

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Don’t be fooled by Washburn’s 3-4 season record.

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The late Kobe Bryant often used the term “Mamba Mentality” to describe how he played, which is playing with intense focus and having a relentless approach in preparation and competition.

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Missouri Southern is looking for more scoring from more people when the Lions battle No. 8 Washburn tonight in Lee Arena.

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Ozark Christian College got off to a quick start, but Baptist Bible dominated the middle two quarters and defeated the Ambassadors 84-51 on Tuesday night in the BBC Fieldhouse.

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The 30th annual Erick’s Run, a 5K run honoring the late Carthage High School track and cross country standout Erick Grove, is slated for 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 24, at Carthage High School.

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O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — The St. Louis Blues won’t be playing to an empty arena when they open their first homestand next week. The NHL team said Monday it will allow a very small crowd made up of medical workers and public safety employees who have been on the front lines during the coronavirus…

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Dear Eli: I’m a huge college football fan. With all the COVID-19 stuff, this was by far the weirdest season I can remember. The quiet stadiums ... the coaches in masks ... canceled games ... the list goes on and on. One thing that hasn’t changed, though, is the massive amount of money univer…

PITTSBURG, Kan. – In a true tale of two halves, Pittsburg State’s second half was slightly better than Missouri Southern’s first half, and the Gorillas rallied to beat the Lions 70-67 Saturday afternoon in MIAA women's basketball action on Whetzel Court inside John Lance Arena.

Mount Vernon basketball player Lacy Stokes and East Newton basketball player Connor Killion have been named the Globe’s prep athletes of the week for the week ending on Jan. 2.

The Lockwood boys basketball team is one of the few remaining unbeaten teams left in Southwest Missouri.

Golden City boys basketball coach Michael Reeves had high expectations in his first season at the helm last year, and he knew his players weren’t satisfied after claiming a district title two years ago.

PIERCE CITY, Mo. — Jay Ball, 6-foot-5 sophomore, scored a career-high 20 points as Thomas Jefferson controlled the final three quarters for a 63-43 nonconference boys basketball victory over Pierce City on Friday night.

Ozark Christian College featured a well-balanced offensive attack with five players finishing in double figures, helping it register its second straight victory in a 88-67 decision over Calvary University on Friday night at Calvary.

At times this season, Missouri Southern has committed too many fouls and given the opponents a decisive advantage at the free throw line.

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