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Brandt's fourth quarter miracle rescues Tigers (09/20/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Trailing 28-27 to Sedalia Smith Cotton with 1:12 remaining in the game Friday night, Nevada Tigers star running back and kick returner Chaden Brandt, took a kickoff, accelerated and exploded up field for a dramatic go-ahead touchdown...
Bulldogs bulldoze Tigers at Logan Field (09/20/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers eighth-grade A football team, was shellacked by the Carl Junction Bulldogs, 50-16, Thursday at Logan Field. The Tigers were unable to contain Carl Junction tailback Ray Weston, who ran wild, scoring six touchdowns on the day...
Eador continues to make splash (09/20/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Nevada Tigers swimmer Dalton Eador continued his recent run of success, this week at the Seymour Swim Meet. Eador, who captured two first place finishes last weekend at Monett, added two additional first places finishes to his resume...
Trout anglers flock to Spring River (09/20/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Spring River at Mammoth Springs, Ark., attracts trout anglers from all around the country. Last weekend, in just a few hours, there were visitors to the Mammoth Springs State Park Visitor Center had visitors from 10 different states...
Warner picks up win over Warrensburg (09/20/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers softball team defeated Warrensburg on the road Thursday, 10-6. Carsten Warner was the winning pitcher. The Nevada junior varsity softball team defeated Warrensburg's JV team in a high scoring affair, 15-14. Tigers head coach Tammy Holcomb said her team has played well of late...
Tiger tennis steadily improving (09/20/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Nevada Tigers tennis coach Samantha Short said she has been impressed by the recent play of her team, after they defeated Harrisonville and Lamar as will as winning a tournament in Monett in last week. Short said a familiarity in competition has also helped...
Nevada drops heartbreaker to Smith-Cotton (09/19/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers stunning third set comeback came up just short against Sedalia Smith-Cotton, Thursday night in Wynn Gym, as they fell in three hotly contested sets, (25-20), 27-25, and (29-27). "I think this was the most intense match we've had," volleyball coach Ashley Thoreson said. "We proved ourselves tonight, even though it was a loss."...
Nevada tennis stays red hot (09/19/14)
Nevada Daily Mail After placing first in Monett last week, and then defeating Harrisonville Monday, the Nevada Tigers tennis team stayed hot as they defeated Lamar 6-3 on the road Tuesday. Taking the court for No. 1 singles play at Lamar, Megan Payne was bested by Lamar's Bethany Travis 8-3...
Cottey falls in five to Independence (09/19/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Cottey College Comets volleyball team on Tuesday dropped a close five-set home match to Independence Community College, (25-13), 26-24, 25-15, (25-22), and (15-11). The Comets are now 2-4 on the season. Cottey coach Marla Kannady-Foreman indicated the team lacked chemistry in the first set...
Bulldogs topple Tigers on the gridiron (09/19/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Carl Junction Bulldogs defeated the Nevada Tigers, 50-0, in seventh-grade A-team football action Tuesday evening at Logan Field. The Bulldogs jumped on the board quick, needing only two plays on their opening drive, as Bulldogs running back Teagan Armentrout rushed for a 19-yard gain, which was followed by a 34-yard touchdown run by quarterback Mason Fox, giving Carl Junction a 6-0 lead...
Errors prove costly for Cottey (09/17/14)
Cottey College dropped a recent decision to host LaBette County Community College. The Comets rebounded from a 25-12 loss in the opener to squeeze out the second, 25-23 but lost 25-22. "It was one of those nights where we never could strike up a long standing spark, nor were things going our way," said Cottey Coach Marla Kannady-Foreman...
NHS tennis finishes first at Monett (09/17/14)
Nevada's tennis team won a tournament at Monett and then dispatched Harrisonville Monday, 7-2. In the tournament at Monett, Megan Payne, at No. 1, shut out Mickey Curtis (Reeds Springs) 6-0 and downed Alyssa Folks (Clever) 6-1, before getting shaded by Hannah Pitts (Monett) 7-5 to finish in second...
Tigers blanked by Monett on road (09/17/14)
Monett shut out the visiting Nevada softball team Monday, scoring two runs in the first inning and two in the third en route to a 4-0 decision. The Tigers collected three hits, all singles, by Taylor Remington, Kayler Ast, and Cheyenne Brewer. Maddie Hedges gave up just five hits on the mound for Nevada, but two NHS errors proved costly...
Eador dominates Monett swim meet (09/17/14)
Nevada High's swim team competed at Monett, with several members of the Tigers placing. Dalton Eador captured a pair of first place finishes, winning the 50 free style in 23.01 and the 100 free in 52.66. Thomas Prewitt earned a fourth in the 50 free in 23.93 and a third in the 100 backstroke in 104.59...
NHS Volleyball rolls past Clinton (09/17/14)
The Nevada Tigers volleyball team coasted past Clinton in a Tuesday night home match, winning in two sets, 25-14 and 25-13. The NHS junior varsity and freshmen teams also posted victories over Clinton. See Friday's paper for a full recap.
NHS crushes competition in home match (09/17/14)
The Nevada Tigers emerged victorious in a match against Pierce City and Purdy, Monday evening at Frank E. Peters Municipal Golf Course. The match was Nevada's final home event of the season. Playing the back nine, senior Hannah Householder shot a 43, which was the overall low individual score...
Nevada Middle School volleyball battles hard against Fort Scott (09/17/14)
Nevada won one of four matches in a tightly contested series with host Fort Scott Monday afternoon and evening. The Nevada seventh grade B team took a pair of squeakers, 26-24, 26-24. The seventh grade A team went three sets with the Kansans, bouncing back from a 25-10 setback in the first to take the second 25-20, only to drop the third 15-7...
Knights sweep past Vikings (09/17/14)
Record low temperatures seemed to set the early tone in the Saturday morning doubleheader when the Northeast Vernon County Knights took the field in game one against the Lakeland Vikings on Viking field. The game remained scoreless until the fourth inning when both teams warmed up at the plate. Senior Taylor Highfill had a strong outing on the mound, going the distance for the Knights in the 6-5 victory...
NHS JV volleyball takes second at Aurora (09/16/14)
The Nevada junior varsity volleyball team finished in second place at the eight-team tournament hosted by Aurora over the weekend. On their way to the excellent finish, the Tigers defeated Reeds Springs in two sets, 25-23 and 25-20. They then lost to Aurora 25-11 and 25-13...
Heavy turnout for NMS football (09/16/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Nevada Middle School's seventh and eighth grade football teams will boast large squads as they open the season. Coaches Blake Howarth, Ken Eastwood, Luke Clark and Mason Heard are optimistic about the season. "The team this year for seventh and eighth is looking good," said Howarth. ...
Hume Hornets sting Bronaugh (09/16/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Hume Hornets volleyball team took care of business Monday night at home, defeating the Bronaugh Wildcats in two sets, 25-19 and 25-16. The victory improved Hume's record to 5-0 on the year. Trailing by 7 points early, Hume head coach Delayna Thompson, said she was especially pleased with how her players responded to adversity, showing composure as they clawed back from the early deficit...
"Dig for a Cure" shirts now available via NHS Volleyball (09/13/14)
Nevada High School Lady Tiger Volleyball girls and coaches are selling shirts for the upcoming Dig for a Cure games vs El Dorado Springs Sept. 29. Orders will be taken through Thursday, Sept. 18. All proceeds will go to VCCR. Let any NHS volleyball girl or coach know if you want to order...
Kansas City O'Hara upends Nevada (09/13/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Facing their stiffest challenge of the season Friday night, the Nevada Tigers were clubbed by the O'Hara Celtics, losing 42-7 at Logan Field. With the loss, Nevada falls to 0-4 on the year and 0-3 in the West Central Conference. O'Hara (4-0) remains perfect...
NHS softball trounces Smith-Cotton 16-9, falls to Pleasant Hill (09/13/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers softball team put on an offensive display Thursday, beating Sedalia Smith Cotton on the road, 16-9. The Tigers are 7-6 on the season. "Overall I'm proud of the girls' effort," Assistant Coach Danny Penn said. "It was a chillier night than we've become accustomed to lately, and it took an inning for us to get into a groove. ...
Teal season off to promising start (09/13/14)
Nevada Daily Mail A tradition of duck hunting on opening day for more than 40 years continued last weekend when hunters from Iowa, Louisiana, and Missouri converged on the Schell-Osage Conservation Area to open the 2014 early teal season. Siman Seidel, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Mark Monday, of Heflin, La., joined Missourians David Forman and daughter, Brooklin, Walker, Charles Monday, of Lee's Summit and Roy Garreans, of Schell City for an opening weekend of teal hunting...