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From the time Trey Lippe-Morrison first ventured into the world of professional boxing, following in his famous father’s footsteps, he has strived to reach the pinnacle of the sport and become a world champion.

WEBB CITY, Mo.— In a final dress rehearsal before the regular season arrives next week, Webb City hosted Lamar, Seneca and Joplin for the annual prep football jamboree on Friday night at a packed Cardinal Stadium.

The MIAA announced on Thursday that the men’s and women’s cross country championships will be held on Saturday, Oct. 26, at Missouri Southern’s Tom Rutledge Cross Country Course.

The dress rehearsal for high school football teams across Southwest Missouri is scheduled for Friday night.

The Class 4 high school football programs across the state of Missouri could be letting out a collective cheer when the new classifications and district assignments are released on Friday.

Kenny Neal and Eddie Chancellor repeated as the top duo of the Championship Flight at the Twin Hills Invitational golf tournament on Saturday at Twin Hills Golf and Country Club.

In arguably his toughest test to date, Kenzie Morrison earned a second-round technical knockout over previously undefeated Sam Shewmaker on Friday night in a heavyweight clash at “Brawl in the Hall” at Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kansas.

Missouri Southern has hired Aaron Tilsen as its new head women’s soccer coach, the school announced Friday night.

Joplin’s men’s golf cup teams look to extend their recent domination this weekend when they play their annual matches against Springfield on two Springfield-area courses.

Forty-two teams are entered in the 67th annual Twin Hills Invitational golf tournament this weekend.

The Missouri Southern softball team had 11 student-athletes recognized on the Easton/National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-America Scholar Athlete list.

Former Crowder College Roughrider and Joplin Outlaw Freilin Cabrera has signed with the Miami Marlins as an undrafted free agent.

Oklahoma football coach Lincoln Riley broke into a celebration that was captured by program’s media team when Jeremiah Criddell committed to Oklahoma over Oregon on signing day last December.

PITTSBURG, Kan. — The 2019 football season officially got underway with Pittsburg State’s first team practice taking place at the Robert W. Plaster Center on Friday morning.

WESTFIELD, Ind. — An emotional roller coaster during the late innings ended on a high for Webb City.

The Missouri Southern football team will hold its first practice of fall camp this Friday at 6:30 p.m. inside Fred G. Hughes Stadium.

This Week's Circulars

Obituaries

Sharon L. Fleury, 73, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2019, in New Hampshire. She was a retired real estate appraiser. Sharon is survived by brother, Robert Freese, of New Hampshire; and daughter, Angela Lombard, of Joplin, MO. No local services are planned. In loving memory of Sharon L. Fl…

MERIDEN, KS - Kathy Kime Robins, 60, a homemaker, passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2019. A celebration of her life will be held at later date. Arrangements under the direction of Kansas City Cremation Center, Shawnee Mission

CARTHAGE, MO - Virginia I. Castor, 86, a former Walmart employee, passed away Thursday, August 22, 2019. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Ulmer Funeral Home, Carthage.