Nevada Daily Mail Sports Sports headlines from the Nevada Daily Mail newspaper in Nevada, Missouri en-us Nevada High grad Johnson awarded MFA scholarship Nevada High School standout student-athlete Jacob Johnson was awarded a $2,000 scholarship from the MFA Foundation. Johnson received the scholarship May 19 at Nevada High’s Senior Night awards... Sat, 27 May 2017 03:40:53 -0500 Local youth hone skills at Tigers’ basketball camp Fri, 26 May 2017 19:12:04 -0500 Area athletes collect Class 1 District 8 accolades Vernon County student-athletes helped comprise the recently released Golden Valley Vernon County Conference All-Conference team. Vernon County student-athletes making the team, were: Koltin Earnest,... Fri, 26 May 2017 18:53:59 -0500 Big changes in store for Nevada Youth Football Some major changes are on the horizon for Nevada Youth Football in 2017, including the switch to a new league. Nevada Youth Football had been a member of the Southeast Kansas (SEK) League the past... Fri, 26 May 2017 05:47:56 -0500 Lady Tigers’ middle school hoops camp slated for early June The Nevada Lady Tigers’ basketball camp for seventh and eighth-graders is slated for Monday, June 5 through June 7 at Wynn Gymnasium located inside Nevada High School. The three-day camp will be... Fri, 26 May 2017 05:34:43 -0500 NHS baseball collects accolades A number of Nevada High School baseball players received accolades for the recently concluded 2017 campaign. Those NHS student-athletes, were: Braeden Hinton, Jr., First-Team All District, All-West... Fri, 26 May 2017 05:32:40 -0500 Bank Fishing: A time-honored tradition for Missouri anglers Nearly every angler gets their start at fishing by casting their line from the bank. The simplicity of fishing from the bank is offset by the limitations of finding good fishing locations. Sometimes,... Fri, 26 May 2017 05:30:01 -0500 Cameron crushes competition, defends Oklahoma State Invitational title with 14 stroke victory Nevada 10-year-old Emree Cameron mounted a successful defense of her 2016 U.S. Kids Golf Oklahoma State Invitational championship, walloping this year’s competition en route to a 14-stroke victory.... Fri, 26 May 2017 00:40:44 -0500 NHS student-athletes recognized at baseball banquet The Nevada Tigers’ baseball team held its annual postseason awards banquet Thursday evening at Nevada High School. Nevada’s varsity, junior varsity and freshman teams were honored. Head coach Danny... Fri, 26 May 2017 00:32:59 -0500 Cottey student-athlete achieves All-American status According to a Cottey College press release, junior Oluwabukola Pereira finished sixth in the 1500 meter run at the National Junior College Association (NJCAA) Division II outdoor track meet held... Fri, 26 May 2017 00:32:23 -0500 Cottey first-year head coach Skapin named Region 16 Coach of the Year First-year Cottey Comets’ head softball coach Mark Skapin recently picked up a major award, as he was named the NJCAA Division II Region 16 Coach of the Year. “When Mark interviewed with us last... Fri, 26 May 2017 00:30:28 -0500 Applications available for senior men’s scramble tournament Applications for the Senior Men’s Two-man Scramble Tournament are now available at Frank E. Peters Municipal Golf Course in Nevada, as the tournament is slated for Thursday, June 1. According to a... Fri, 26 May 2017 00:25:10 -0500 Lady ’Cats compete at state The Bronaugh Lady Wildcats 4-x-200 meter relay team placed 12th at the Missouri Class 1 State track-and-field meet held Saturday in Jefferson City. The team, comprised of seniors Mandy Murphy and... Fri, 26 May 2017 00:22:57 -0500 Winless regular-season culminates in trip to state tournament for Ballard Not many high school baseball teams have gone winless during the regular season, only to rebound and win their district tournament. The Ballard Bulldogs are now members of this exclusive club, having... Tue, 23 May 2017 23:55:34 -0500 Nevada track-and-field team holds annual awards banquet Tue, 23 May 2017 23:48:19 -0500 Nevada Speedway races rained out Weekly racing at Nevada Speedway was rained out Saturday night. With Memorial Day weekend coming up, racing action is not set to resume until Saturday, June 3 at 7 p.m., as all classes of cars are... Tue, 23 May 2017 23:40:31 -0500 Beshore, Ast qualify for state track-and-field meet Nevada High School entered Saturday’s Class 4 sectional meet in Eldon having qualified in five events. Two Nevada High School student-athletes –– freshman Calli Beshore and sophomore Kayden Ast... Tue, 23 May 2017 00:38:32 -0500 Tigers’ 8-and-under team dominates youth tourney Tue, 23 May 2017 00:34:01 -0500 Cottey runner Pereira nets All-American honors Cottey Comets’ junior track-and-field athlete Oluwabukola Pereira placed sixth in the 1,500-meter run at the NJCAA Nationals, which took place May 18-20 at Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College.... Tue, 23 May 2017 00:24:01 -0500 Nine area athletes make All-GVVC softball team A number of Vernon County student-athletes were recently recognized with All-Golden Valley Vernon County Conference accolades. Area athletes making the All-GVVC spring softball team, were: Mahalia... Tue, 23 May 2017 00:18:38 -0500