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Hunt for morel mushrooms kicking into high gear (04/18/15)
Nevada Daily Mail Each April, there are three things that get outdoor minded people fired up. With good fishing as water warms ---- the fish get active and start spawning runs ---- the woods sound off with the sound of turkeys gobbling as the firearm spring turkey is about to open and hunting morel mushrooms gets underway...
Comets rock North Arkansas, notch first win of season (04/18/15)
The Cottey Comets broke through for their first victory of the season, defeating the North Arkansas Community College Lady Pioneers, 11-2, Thursday at home. The Comets (1-20) fell in the opening game of the doubleheader, 11-4. "It finally clicked," Nevada head coach Shelli Stanley said. "We came together. I challenged them to win the inning ---- if we win the inning, we'll win the game. And we came out and won, I believe every inning in the second game."...
Bronaugh track members fare well at recent meets (04/18/15)
Bronaugh placed a number of its track team members at recent competitions in both the junior high and high school meets. Competing at the Diamond Junior High Track Meet March 31, there were two junior high track records broken at the relays. Paige Wait broke the shot put record with a throw of 30-9 1/2. Amanda Raper held the old record at 30-7 in 2009. Mattie Earnest broke the 100-meter hurdle record with a time of 20.40. Esther Gossard held the old record at 27.94 in 2000...
Tigers golf team dominates home-match (04/17/15)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers golf team was victorious at home Thursday, defeating El Dorado Springs and Pleasant Hill. The match at Frank E. Peters Municipal Golf Course, was the only scheduled home-event on the Tigers 2015 schedule. Nevada tallied a team-score of 155, 16 strokes better than Pleasant Hill, while finishing on top of El Dorado Springs by 103 strokes. The Tigers are now 2-1 in match-play this season...
Tigers fall to Joplin, 3-1 (04/17/15)
JOPLIN ---- The Nevada Tigers baseball team was defeated by Joplin High School, Tuesday, 3-1. The loss is the fifth straight for Nevada, as they fall to 5-6. "Our offense continued to struggle," Nevada coach Danny Penn said. "We worked a lot in practice on Monday on situational hitting. A big part of that was looking for a pitch early in an at-bat that the player can hit hard...
Comets softball team picks up first victory (04/17/15)
The Cottey Comets softball team notched its first victory of the 2015 season, defeating North Arkansas Community College 11-2, in the second game of a home doubleheader, Thursday afternoon. The Comets (1-20) dropped the first game 11-4. The two teams met March 30 in Nevada, with North Arkansas winning 11-6 and 23-7...
Tridents swim at Carthage (04/17/15)
Nevada's local youth swim team, the YMCA Osage Prairie Tridents, competed at the Double Your Foolish Poolish Fun Swim Meet, April 11 at the Fair Acres Family YMCA in Carthage. Tridents results Cody Leung (age 9), first-place in: 25 freestyle, 25 backstroke, 25 breaststroke, and 25 fly...
Highfill powers Knights to victory over Bronaugh (04/15/15)
Nevada Daily Mail Northeast Vernon County Knights left-handed pitcher Taylor Highfill turned in a a monster performance against the Bronaugh Wildcats Tuesday evening in Walker, propelling his team to a 10-0, seven inning victory. Highfill racked up 14 strikeouts in five innings of work, striking out the side four times, while also helping his own cause by crushing two home runs...
Nevada completes play at Bill O'Dell Tournament (04/15/15)
After rolling out to a 5-1 start to open the season, the Nevada Tigers were swept at the Bill O'Dell Tournament in Carthage last week, losing all four games on their week-long slate. The Tigers (5-5) most recent loss came Friday afternoon to the Carl Junction Bulldogs, in the tournament's fifth-place game, as Nevada was blanked 8-0...
Comets drop pair to St. Louis Community College (04/14/15)
Nevada Daily Mail The tough times continued for the Cottey Comets softball team Saturday at home, as they were defeated twice by the St. Louis Community College Archers in a Region 16 matchup, 10-3 in seven innings, and 12-2 in five innings. With the pair of losses, Cottey falls to 0-18...
NHS golf team, Quitno shine at Logan-Rogersville (04/14/15)
Nevada Daily Mail Led by sophomore John Quitno, the Nevada Tigers golf team captured first-place at the Logan-Rogersville High School Invitational, Monday. The nine-team event was played at Springfield Golf and Country Club. The victory is the fourth in five events for the Tigers. In addition, Quitno snagged first-place, finishing with the tournament's low individual score. The win gives Quitno three for the season, with one second-place finish...
Tigers drop four in a row at O'Dell tournament (04/14/15)
After rolling out to a 5-1 start to open the season, the Nevada Tigers were swept at the Bill O'Dell Tournament in Carthage last week, losing all four games on their week-long slate. The Tigers (5-5) most recent loss came Friday afternoon to the Carl Junction Bulldogs, in the tournament's fifth-place game, as Nevada was blanked 8-0...
Nevada track team competes in Pittsburg (04/14/15)
The Nevada track and field team participated in the Jock's Nitch Gorilla Relays, at Pittsburg State University, Friday. In total, 34 schools from four states made the trip. Nevada results Brooklynn Vincent, sixth-place out off 44 entries in shot put; 35 1/2 feet...
Beshore breaks Nevada Middle School track records (04/11/15)
Nevada Daily Mail Callie Beshore has already broken two Nevada Middle School seventh-grade track records this season ---- in the 800 meter and 1600 meter runs. In the 1600 meter, Beshore has clocked two sub-six minute times. Beshore's time of 5:57.17 came March 31, when NMS hosted a dual meet...
Bronaugh softball falls to Greenfield (04/11/15)
Nevada Daily Mail The Bronaugh Lady Wildcats were defeated 19-2 by Greenfield, in a four-inning Friday afternoon home contest. With the loss, Bronaugh falls to 0-2. The Lady Wildcats trailed 1-0 after the top of the first inning, as starting pitcher Abby Robertson struck out one, and was charged with an unearned run...
Tigers defeat Carthage (04/11/15)
The Nevada Tigers tennis team handed Carthage a 6-3 defeat, Thursday at home. With the victory, NHS improves to 3-2-1. "The boys have worked very hard in practice and things are starting to click," Nevada tennis coach Clayton Wheeler said. "They played very well (Thursday), especially since they dealt with high wind gusts all evening."...
Area turkey hunters prepare for spring (04/11/15)
Nevada Daily Mail It's turkey time! With some cooperation from the weather, this could well be another good spring season for Missouri turkey hunters. We know there are plenty of big toms roaming around the state. Kicking off the 2015 spring season, will be this weekend's annual Youth Hunt Weekend, followed by the regular three week season on April 20. ...
Cottey inks nine new volleyball recruits (04/10/15)
Nevada Daily Mail Coach Marla Kannady-Foreman has signed six high school seniors to play for the Cottey Comets volleyball team this fall. This brings Kannady-Foreman's recruiting haul to nine, with three returning freshmen. Prep signings Ann Lipscomb, setter-hitter; Parkview High School; Yorba Linda, Calif...
Tiger golf team edged at Carthage (04/10/15)
After a sizzling start to the season, the Nevada Tigers golf team dropped a match Thursday, losing by a single stroke at the Carthage Municipal Golf Course. Playing the back-nine, par 36, Carthage finished the day with an overall team score of 171, while Nevada scored a 172...
Home on the road: Cottey falters against Fort Scott Community College (04/10/15)
Despite playing at Fort Scott Community College Thursday afternoon, the visiting Cottey Comets were actually the home team. The contest, originally scheduled for Wednesday in Nevada, was rained out, and moved to Fort Scott, as the Comets wound up battling as the home team...
NHS alum Allard accepts dream job, takes over as Lady Tigers basketball coach (04/10/15)
Nevada Daily Mail New Nevada Lady Tigers head basketball coach Jenny Allard has a passion for Lady Tigers basketball. Allard was named the coach during a closed session of a March 31 Nevada R-5 Board of Education special meeting. As a former player and alum of the school, Allard happily accepted the position, calling it her "dream job."...
Tigers drop first two games at Bill O' Dell Classic (04/10/15)
The Nevada Tigers were defeated in their first two games at the Bill O'Dell Classic in Carthage. The Tigers (5-3) opened the tournament with an 11-0, five-inning loss to Webb City, Monday. Nevada was then defeated by Monett Tuesday, 10-5. Against Webb City, Nevada's Derek O'Dell took the loss...
Nevada golf team cruises to first place finish at Silo Ridge (04/10/15)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers golf team dominated the 16-team Bolivar Invitational at Silo Ridge Country Club, winning Monday's tournament by 25 strokes. Nevada golf coach Brian Leonard, said his team was confident entering the tournament. "We're on a roll," he said. "We knew we could do it if we all played well," he said. "And sure enough, they all just happened to play great that same day."...
Tiger Pit wrestlers compete at state tournament (04/10/15)
Hinton's bases clearing double sparks wild Tigers comeback (04/04/15)
Nevada Daily Mail The young Nevada Tigers showed maturity beyond their years Saturday afternoon at Lyons Stadium, erasing a late five-run deficit, en route to defeating the Pittsburg Purple Dragons 13-11. With the victory, the Tigers improve to 5-1 (4-0 West Central Conference)...