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PECULIAR, Mo. — Joplin's Micah Bruggeman and Carthage's Jenari Lopez posted top-10 finishes Saturday in the Raymore-Peculiar Invitational cross country meet.

PITTSBURG, Kan. — "Unique" was the word both coaches used to describe the conclusion of the St. Mary’s Colgan and Frontenac football game on Saturday afternoon at Hutchinson Field.

DALLAS — Missouri Southern’s volleyball team split its final two matches Saturday in the Dallas Baptist Patriot Classic.

Joplin tennis player Astrid Cardenas and Joplin football player Zach Westmoreland have been named the Globe’s athletes of the week for the week ending Sept. 7.

NEOSHO, Mo. — After suffering a disappointing loss in Week 2, the Webb City Cardinals needed to get well.

CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — Perhaps it was the offensive breakout Carl Junction was looking for, just not the track meet it turned into.

After a rare shutout loss, No. 20 Northeastern Oklahoma A&M kicks off its Southwest Junior College Conference schedule tonight at No. 13 Trinity Valley.

WEBB CITY, Mo. — The Webb City High School volleyball team improved to 4-0 on the season with a dominant 25-11, 25-11 victory over McDonald County on Thursday night inside the Cardinal Dome.

PITTSBURG, Kan. — The Frontenac Raiders were in complete control of their game against St. Mary’s Colgan on Thursday night before Mother Nature intervened.

For the second consecutive week, Neosho has a home football game as the Wildcats entertain Webb City in a Central Ozark Conference contest.

STILLWATER, Okla. – The news of T. Boone Pickens’ death on Wednesday afternoon brought a lot of reaction from the Oklahoma State athletic community, expressing its thoughts on one of the most influential figures in creating an athletic village on the campus.

CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — A trio of defensive gems allowed the Carthage Tigers to secure a 4-3 victory over Carl Junction on a warm Tuesday afternoon in Central Ozark Conference prep softball action.

To Shauna Friend, there’s a lot to like about this year’s Webb City High School softball team.

CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — Carthage captured the team crown and Pittsburg’s Samantha Maceli earned medalist honors at the Webb City Lady Cardinal Invitational golf tournament on Monday at Briarbrook Golf Course.

Blake Burns earned his first head coaching victory at Columbus when his Titans knocked off St. Mary’s Colgan 21-14 in CNC League football action on Friday at Hutchinson Field in Pittsburg.

Southwestern Oklahoma State scored five of the final six points to complete a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Missouri Southern on Saturday night in the final game of the Holiday Inn and Comfort Suites Southern Invitational at the Leggett and Platt Athletic Center.

WEBB CITY, Mo. — Chants of “KRD” filled Cardinal Stadium as the Joplin Eagles began to celebrate a win they’ll likely never forget.

The Joplin softball team lost a pair of consolation bracket games on Saturday to wrap up the 15th annual Joplin High School Paige Neal/Christina Freeman Softball Tournament at the Joplin Athletic Complex.

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WEBB CITY, Mo. — Often times in the face of tragedy, you truly find out how great and impactful community support can be.

Softball player Rita Santillan of McDonald County and football player Zach Jones of Mount Vernon have been named the Globe high school athletes of the week for the week ending Aug. 31.

BOLIVAR, Mo. — Haddon Spikereit of Webb City captured the Class 4 boys individual championship, and the Cardinals claimed the girls team title on Saturday in the Southwest Cross Country Coaches Association Invitational.

BOLIVAR, Mo. — Missouri Southern men's and women's cross country teams opened the season with a sweep Saturday as they won both the team and individual titles at the Southwest Baptist Invitational.

GALENA, Kan. — A balanced offensive attack and a solid defensive effort led Galena to a convincing 58-8 win over rival Riverton on Friday night in the season opener for both teams at Abbey Field.

Joplin lost its three pool-play games Friday in the 15th annual Paige Neal/Christina Freeman Softball Tournament, sponsored in part by the Joplin Sports Authority, at the Joplin Athletic Complex.

More than football will be on the minds of players, coaches and fans of both sides when Webb City hosts Joplin at 7 p.m. today in a Central Ozark Conference clash at Cardinal Stadium.

CARTHAGE, Mo. — The Carthage defense put a stranglehold on its opponent for a second consecutive week on Friday, limiting Carl Junction to 139 yards and one late-game touchdown in a 35-7 triumph in the Tigers’ home opener at David Haffner Stadium.

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — For just over a quarter of football Friday night, the Cassville Wildcats appeared to be squaring off for a good, old fashion slugfest at Springfield Catholic High School.

After dominating both sides of the football in its season opener nine days ago, Northeastern Oklahoma A&M faces a much bigger challenge on the road today against Georgia Military College.

When gametime approaches between Joplin and Webb City tonight at Cardinal Stadium, football will be a secondary thought in everybody’s mind.

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While Joplin and Webb City will play their postponed game on Saturday, other high schools will take the field tonight, including Kansas teams opening their season. Follow these live updates for the latest scores and more!

EDMOND, Okla.—Jared Vincent converted a 20-yard field goal as time expired to give Pittsburg State a 37-35 win over Central Oklahoma on Thursday night in the MIAA football season opener at Wantland Stadium.

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Obituaries

JOPLIN, MO - Joyce Walton Harrison Shaw, 75, a retired AT&T employee, passed away Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Memorial services will be at 6 p.m. Saturday, September 21, in Deale, MD.

SUN CITY, AZ - Sandra S. "Sandi" Macy, 77, formerly of Neosho, MO, passed away Monday, September 2, 2019. She was a retired Realtor. No services are planned at this time.

WEBB CITY, MO - Cliff Bryant, 72, an evangelist, passed away Monday, September 9, 2019. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Webb City Church of the Nazarene.