John Leslie Wallace
(Obituary ~ 02/09/19)
John Leslie Wallace, 91, Walker, Mo., passed away on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. Leslie was born Dec. 4, 1927, in Nevada, Mo., to John Leslie Wallace and Katherine (Kaufman) Wallace. He was united in marriage to Mary Louise Oyler on Aug. 13, 1949, in Nevada, and she preceded him in death on June 16, 2012...
Nevada hoops teams sweep McDonald County, secure Big 8 Conference West division crowns
(High School Sports ~ 02/09/19)
The Nevada Tiger and Lady Tiger basketball teams swept the visiting McDonald County Mustangs in a varsity hoops double-dip Friday night at Wynn. The twinbill victories moved both the Nevada boys and girls’ teams to 6-0 in the Big 8 Conference West division, and clinched the conference crown for both...
Fast-pitch Dirt Dawgs down, but not necessarily out
(Community Sports ~ 02/09/19)
They’re a Nevada, Missouri institution, but they may have fired their final pitch. The Nevada Dirt Dawgs are a high-level youth fast-pitch softball organization, comprised of several age-divisions. It was formed by Nevada native Jim Novak in 2004, and thrived for more than a decade. Novak, also a Dirt Dawg head coach, said the organization is currently on a one-year hiatus, but is “probably done for good.”...