Unbeaten and top-seeded Thomas Jefferson blanked Webb City 5-0 on Wednesday afternoon in the Class 2 District 7 championship game at the Cavaliers’ courts.
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In an era of offensive-first and defensive-first catchers, catchers that make an impact in every phase of the game are few and far between.
Missouri Southern has reached the postseason in its best softball season in many years, and the Lions own a 10-game winning streak as the MIAA Tournament resumes.
Missouri Southern freshman Kara Amos is a second-team selection on the all-Central Region team, announced Wednesday by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.
Preseason expectations could not have been more different, but College Heights Christian and Diamond square off in a Class 2 softball quarterfinal game at 5 p.m. Thursday at Sarcoxie High School’s softball field.
Whenever Micah Bruggeman walks across the stage at graduation, he will leave Joplin High School as one of the most decorated track and field and cross country athletes.
Missouri Southern’s battery of pitcher Zach Parish and catcher Tommy Stevenson received individual awards to headline 10 Missouri Southern players on the MIAA all-conference baseball team, announced on Wednesday.
Undefeated and top-seeded Thomas Jefferson blanked Belton 5-0 on Wednesday afternoon in the semifinal round of the Class 2 District 7 tennis tournament at the Cavaliers' courts.
Five athletes, two coaches and one contributor comprise the first class of the Monett High School Athletics Hall of Fame, the school district has announced.
Joplin senior Fielding Campbell woke up just before the crack of dawn on Monday and realized Mother Nature had thrown him quite the curveball.
NIXA, Mo. — A two-run showing in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted Nixa to a 6-5 win in extra innings over Carl Junction on Monday at the Nixa baseball field.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A standout day at the plate by Bodee Carlson and a pitching gem by Ethan Guilford helped lift the Joplin baseball team to 9-2 win over Glendale in a nonconference game on Monday at Springfield Central baseball field.
A decade ago, Albert Pujols won his second World Series title with the St. Louis Cardinals. That same year, Justin Verlander was the American League MVP, and Miguel Cabrera won his first of three straight batting titles — the latter two would be accompanied by MVP honors of his own.
PITTSBURG, Kan. — It was another stellar day for the Missouri Southern men’s and women’s track and field programs as they concluded the 2021 MIAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship on Sunday at Pittsburg State.
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — Missouri Southern’s track and field teams got off to a strong start on Saturday during the first day of the MIAA Track and Field Championships at Carnie Smith Stadium.
REEDS SPRING, Mo. — College Heights Christian’s girls and Jasper’s boys won team championships at the Class 1 District 6 track and field meet on Saturday at Reeds Spring High School.
CARTHAGE, Mo. — Carthage suffered a 6-4 setback to Lebanon to open the day before ending on a superb note with a 12-2 victory over Aurora on Saturday afternoon at Carl Lewton Stadium.
Moments after a thrilling walk-off hit to finish a playoff sweep of Missouri Western, the Missouri Southern softball team converged into a team huddle full of jubilation.
LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. — Ben Wardlow and Colin Vermillion teamed up to claim sixth place for Joplin High School's highest finish in the Class 3 District 6 boys district tennis tournament at Lee's Summit North High School.
One would think that the completion of an NCAA career record would warrant some sort of celebration — or at least a reaction.
PITTSBURG, Kan. — Eleven was the magic number for Emporia State as the Hornets swept Pittsburg State 11-10 and 11-4 on Friday in an MIAA baseball doubleheader at Al Ortolani Field.
As usual, it’s a meet loaded with talented individuals and teams when the MIAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships are contested this weekend at Pittsburg State’s Carnie Smith Stadium.
Nevada golfer Owen Swearingen and Lamar track athlete Kiersten Potter have been named the Globe’s Athletes of the Week for the week ending on May 1.
Missourians interested in hunting black bears in the state can apply during May for one of 400 permits being offered by the Missouri Department of Conservation.
Missourians interested in hunting elk in the state this fall can apply in May for one of five available permits. At least one permit will be for approved area landowners with qualifying property and the remainder for the general public.
This Week's Circulars
JOPLIN, MO - Betty Widman, 79, a CNA, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2021. A private celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Ozark Memorial Park Crematory, Joplin.
JOPLIN, MO - Mickey Mix, 64, an assistant electrician, passed away Saturday, May 8, 2021. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Ozark Memorial Park Crematory, Joplin.
- Joplin company seeks incentives for expansion
- 2 roundabouts under construction in Jasper County
- Golden Apple winners announced
- Police looking for daughter of woman found padlocked in motel room
- Carthage's Powers Museum to cease operations after 38 years
- Throwing it out there: Neosho bets on disc golf tournament
- McDonald County man sentenced to 15 years in death of Neosho resident
- Joplin's fire chief to retire
- Missouri to drop extra federal pandemic unemployment aid
- Fire destroys auto repair shop on East Seventh Street